Edmund J Bini

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Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Hepatitis B virus infection among American patients with chronic hepatitis C virus infection: prevalence, racial/ethnic differences, and viral interactions
    Edmund J Bini
    Division of Gastroenterology, VA New York Harbor Healthcare System and New York University School of Medicine, 423 East 23rd Street, New York, NY 10010, USA
    Hepatology 51:759-66. 2010
  2. pmc Hepatitis B virus and hepatitis C virus services offered by substance abuse treatment programs in the United States
    Edmund J Bini
    Division of Gastroenterology, VA New York Harbor Healthcare System and New York, University School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 42:438-45. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and impact of diarrhea on health-related quality of life in HIV-infected patients in the era of highly active antiretroviral therapy
    Uzma Siddiqui
    Division of Gastroenterology, VA New York Harbor Healthcare System, Bellevue Hospital, New York, NY, USA
    J Clin Gastroenterol 41:484-90. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Prospective multicenter study of eligibility for antiviral therapy among 4,084 U.S. veterans with chronic hepatitis C virus infection
    Edmund J Bini
    VA New York Harbor Healthcare System and NYU School of Medicine, New York, New York 10010, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 100:1772-9. 2005
  5. doi request reprint High prevalence of hepatitis C virus infection among immigrants from the former Soviet Union in the New York City metropolitan area: results of a community-based screening program
    Steven Batash
    Division of Gastroenterology, NYU School of Medicine, New York, New York, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 103:922-7. 2008
  6. pmc Barriers to providing health services for HIV/AIDS, hepatitis C virus infection and sexually transmitted infections in substance abuse treatment programs in the United States
    Edmund J Bini
    Division of Gastroenterology, VA New York Harbor Healthcare System and New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    J Addict Dis 30:98-109. 2011
  7. ncbi request reprint A randomized trial of pegylated interferon alpha-2b plus ribavirin in the retreatment of chronic hepatitis C
    Ira M Jacobson
    Center for the Study of Hepatitis C and Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 100:2453-62. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Prospective evaluation of the use and outcome of admission stool guaiac testing: the Digital Rectal Examination on Admission to the Medical Service (DREAMS) Study
    Edmund J Bini
    Department of Medicine, VA New York Harbor Healthcare System, New York, NY 10010, USA
    J Clin Gastroenterol 40:821-7. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Racial/ethnic differences in patient experiences with and preferences for computed tomography colonography and optical colonoscopy
    Roshini C Rajapaksa
    Division of Gastroenterology, New York University School of Medicine, New York, New York, USA
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 5:1306-12. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint National multicenter study of HIV testing and HIV seropositivity in patients with chronic hepatitis C virus infection
    Edmund J Bini
    VA New York Harbor Healthcare System and NYU School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    J Clin Gastroenterol 40:732-9. 2006

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Publications26

  1. doi request reprint Hepatitis B virus infection among American patients with chronic hepatitis C virus infection: prevalence, racial/ethnic differences, and viral interactions
    Edmund J Bini
    Division of Gastroenterology, VA New York Harbor Healthcare System and New York University School of Medicine, 423 East 23rd Street, New York, NY 10010, USA
    Hepatology 51:759-66. 2010
    ..The presence of severe liver disease and HBV-HCV viral interactions in patients with dual infection necessitates careful but aggressive clinical management, although the optimal strategy remains to be determined...
  2. pmc Hepatitis B virus and hepatitis C virus services offered by substance abuse treatment programs in the United States
    Edmund J Bini
    Division of Gastroenterology, VA New York Harbor Healthcare System and New York, University School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 42:438-45. 2012
    ..Interventions to improve access to hepatitis services for substance-abusing patients are needed...
  3. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and impact of diarrhea on health-related quality of life in HIV-infected patients in the era of highly active antiretroviral therapy
    Uzma Siddiqui
    Division of Gastroenterology, VA New York Harbor Healthcare System, Bellevue Hospital, New York, NY, USA
    J Clin Gastroenterol 41:484-90. 2007
    ..The aims of this study were to compare the prevalence of diarrhea among HIV-infected and uninfected patients in the HAART era, and to evaluate the impact of diarrhea on health-related quality of life (HRQOL)...
  4. ncbi request reprint Prospective multicenter study of eligibility for antiviral therapy among 4,084 U.S. veterans with chronic hepatitis C virus infection
    Edmund J Bini
    VA New York Harbor Healthcare System and NYU School of Medicine, New York, New York 10010, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 100:1772-9. 2005
    ..The aims of this study were to determine the proportion of HCV-infected veterans who were eligible for interferon alfa and ribavirin therapy and to evaluate barriers to HCV treatment...
  5. doi request reprint High prevalence of hepatitis C virus infection among immigrants from the former Soviet Union in the New York City metropolitan area: results of a community-based screening program
    Steven Batash
    Division of Gastroenterology, NYU School of Medicine, New York, New York, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 103:922-7. 2008
    ..The aims of this study were to determine the prevalence of and risk factors for HCV infection among immigrants from the FSU in the New York metropolitan area...
  6. pmc Barriers to providing health services for HIV/AIDS, hepatitis C virus infection and sexually transmitted infections in substance abuse treatment programs in the United States
    Edmund J Bini
    Division of Gastroenterology, VA New York Harbor Healthcare System and New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    J Addict Dis 30:98-109. 2011
    ..The most commonly cited barriers were funding, health insurance benefits, patient acceptance, and staff training. The findings highlight a missed opportunity to positively impact these infectious disease epidemics...
  7. ncbi request reprint A randomized trial of pegylated interferon alpha-2b plus ribavirin in the retreatment of chronic hepatitis C
    Ira M Jacobson
    Center for the Study of Hepatitis C and Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 100:2453-62. 2005
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  8. ncbi request reprint Prospective evaluation of the use and outcome of admission stool guaiac testing: the Digital Rectal Examination on Admission to the Medical Service (DREAMS) Study
    Edmund J Bini
    Department of Medicine, VA New York Harbor Healthcare System, New York, NY 10010, USA
    J Clin Gastroenterol 40:821-7. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the frequency and outcomes of digital rectal examination (DRE) and ASG testing in patients admitted to the hospital...
  9. ncbi request reprint Racial/ethnic differences in patient experiences with and preferences for computed tomography colonography and optical colonoscopy
    Roshini C Rajapaksa
    Division of Gastroenterology, New York University School of Medicine, New York, New York, USA
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 5:1306-12. 2007
    ..Although computed tomography colonography (CTC) is a less invasive alternative to optical colonoscopy (OC), it is not known whether CTC will increase acceptance of CRC screening in minorities...
  10. ncbi request reprint National multicenter study of HIV testing and HIV seropositivity in patients with chronic hepatitis C virus infection
    Edmund J Bini
    VA New York Harbor Healthcare System and NYU School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    J Clin Gastroenterol 40:732-9. 2006
    ..Although HIV testing is recommended for persons with hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection who are at risk for HIV, little is known about HIV testing in this population...
  11. ncbi request reprint Acute pancreatitis associated with interferon and ribavirin therapy in patients with chronic hepatitis C
    Swati Chaudhari
    New York University School of Medicine New York, New York, USA
    Dig Dis Sci 49:1000-6. 2004
    ..In these individuals, pancreatitis is often severe enough to warrant hospital admission, although symptoms resolve promptly after discontinuation of antiviral therapy...
  12. ncbi request reprint Predictive value of a positive fecal occult blood test increases as the severity of CKD worsens
    Edmund J Bini
    Division of Gastroenterology, Veterans Affairs New York Harbor Healthcare System, New York, NY 10010, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 48:580-6. 2006
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  13. ncbi request reprint Colon pathology detected after a positive screening flexible sigmoidoscopy: a prospective study in an ethnically diverse cohort
    Fritz Francois
    Department of Medicine and Division of Gastroenterology, VA New York Harbor Healthcare System and New York University School of Medicine, New York, New York 10010, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 101:823-30. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate ethnic variations in the prevalence of proximal neoplasia on follow-up colonoscopy after a neoplastic lesion is found on sigmoidoscopy...
  14. ncbi request reprint Use of flexible sigmoidoscopy to screen for colorectal cancer in HIV-infected patients 50 years of age and older
    Edmund J Bini
    Division of Gastroenterology, Veterans Affairs New York Harbor Healthcare System, 423 E 23rd Street, New York, NY 10010, USA
    Arch Intern Med 166:1626-31. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the utility of screening flexible sigmoidoscopy in patients with HIV...
  15. ncbi request reprint Sexual dysfunction is highly prevalent among men with chronic hepatitis C virus infection and negatively impacts health-related quality of life
    Ann Danoff
    Division of Endocrinology, VA New York Harbor Healthcare System, and NYU School of Medicine, New York, New York 10010, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 101:1235-43. 2006
    ..The aims of this study were to determine the prevalence of sexual dysfunction among men with chronic HCV infection and to evaluate the impact of sexual dysfunction on health-related quality of life (HRQOL)...
  16. ncbi request reprint Impact of human immunodeficiency virus infection on the prevalence and severity of steatosis in patients with chronic hepatitis C virus infection
    Irphan Gaslightwala
    Division of Gastroenterology, VA New York Harbor Healthcare System, 423 East 23rd Street, New York, NY 10010, USA
    J Hepatol 44:1026-32. 2006
    ..The aims of the present study were to determine the prevalence and severity of steatosis in HIV/HCV coinfected patients...
  17. pmc Substance abuse treatment clinician opinions and infectious disease service delivery
    Kathlene Tracy
    Department of Psychiatry, New York University School of Medicine and VA New York Harbor Healthcare System, New York, New York, USA
    J Addict Dis 28:8-12. 2009
    ..Survey data were collected from 1,723 clinicians at 269 CTN treatment programs. Clinician opinion was found to be significantly related to infectious disease service delivery. Implications for training are discussed...
  18. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and predictors of herbal medication use in veterans with chronic hepatitis C
    Uzma Siddiqui
    Division of Gastroenterology, VA New York Harbor Healthcare System, and NYU School of Medicine, New York, NY 10010, USA
    J Clin Gastroenterol 38:605-10. 2004
    ..The aims of this study were to prospectively determine the proportion of US veterans with chronic hepatitis C that are currently taking vitamins and herbal medications and to evaluate factors associated with use of herbal preparations...
  19. ncbi request reprint Susceptibility to hepatitis A in patients with chronic liver disease due to hepatitis C virus infection: missed opportunities for vaccination
    Michael Shim
    Department of Medicine and Division of Gastroenterology, VA New York Harbor Healthcare System and NYU School of Medicine, New York, NY 10010, USA
    Hepatology 42:688-95. 2005
    ..Public health programs to increase awareness about HAV vaccination in patients with chronic liver disease are needed...
  20. ncbi request reprint Colorectal cancer screening in HIV-infected patients 50 years of age and older: missed opportunities for prevention
    Jean Pierre Reinhold
    Department of Medicine and Division of Gastroenterology, VA New York Harbor Healthcare System and NYU School of Medicine, New York, New York 10010, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 100:1805-12. 2005
    ..We hypothesized that HIV-infected patients were less likely to be screened for CRC compared to patients without HIV...
  21. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of gallbladder disease among persons with hepatitis C virus infection in the United States
    Edmund J Bini
    Division of Gastroenterology, VA New York Harbor Healthcare System and NYU School of Medicine, New York, NY 10010, USA
    Hepatology 41:1029-36. 2005
    ..In conclusion, chronic HCV infection was strongly associated with GBD among men but not women in the United States, and GBD was more common in adults with severe liver disease...
  22. ncbi request reprint Endoscopy plays an important preoperative role in bariatric surgery
    Ravi N Sharaf
    Division of Gastroenterology and Department of Surgery, New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    Obes Surg 14:1367-72. 2004
    ..The role of upper endoscopy (EGD) in obese patients prior to bariatric surgery is controversial. The aim of this study was to evaluate the diagnostic yield and cost of routine EGD before bariatric surgery...
  23. ncbi request reprint Once-weekly epoetin alfa improves anemia and facilitates maintenance of ribavirin dosing in hepatitis C virus-infected patients receiving ribavirin plus interferon alfa
    Douglas T Dieterich
    Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York 10029 6574, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 98:2491-9. 2003
    ....
  24. ncbi request reprint CT colonography: where have we been and where are we going?
    Michael Macari
    Department of Radiology, Division of Abdominal Imaging, NYU Medical Center, NYU School of Medicine, 560 First Ave, Suite HW 207, New York, NY 10016, USA
    Radiology 237:819-33. 2005
    ..In this review, current issues will be discussed regarding colon cancer and the established and reimbursed strategies to screen for it and the past, current, and potential future role of CT colonography...
  25. ncbi request reprint Multicenter, randomized, controlled trial of virtual-reality simulator training in acquisition of competency in colonoscopy
    Jonathan Cohen
    NYU School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    Gastrointest Endosc 64:361-8. 2006
    ..The GI Mentor is a virtual reality simulator that uses force feedback technology to create a realistic training experience...
  26. ncbi request reprint Positive predictive value of fecal occult blood testing in persons taking warfarin
    Edmund J Bini
    Division of Gastroenterology, VA New York Harbor Healthcare System, New York, New York 10010, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 100:1586-92. 2005
    ..Although anticoagulant use is associated with an increased risk of overt gastrointestinal bleeding, the impact of warfarin on the positive predictive value of FOBT is unknown...