B C Jacobson

Summary

Affiliation: Boston University School of Medicine
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Smoking and Barrett's esophagus in women who undergo upper endoscopy
    Brian C Jacobson
    Section of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, Boston University Medical Center, 85 East Concord Street, Room 7721, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Dig Dis Sci 56:1707-17. 2011
  2. ncbi request reprint A method of assessing the adequacy of trucut biopsy specimens obtained with a 19-gauge trucut core biopsy needle
    Brian C Jacobson
    Section of Gastroenterology and Department of Pathology, Boston University Medical Center, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    Acta Cytol 50:141-6. 2006
  3. pmc Body-mass index and symptoms of gastroesophageal reflux in women
    Brian C Jacobson
    Boston University School of Medicine and Boston Medical Center, Boston, USA
    N Engl J Med 354:2340-8. 2006
  4. pmc Through-the-scope balloon dilation for endoscopic ultrasound staging of stenosing esophageal cancer
    Brian C Jacobson
    Section of Gastroenterology, Boston University Medical Center, 85 East Concord St, Room 7721, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Dig Dis Sci 52:817-22. 2007
  5. pmc A prospective, randomized trial of clear liquids versus low-fat solid diet as the initial meal in mild acute pancreatitis
    Brian C Jacobson
    Section of Gastroenterology, Boston University Medical Center, 85 East Concord Street, Room 7721, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 5:946-51; quiz 886. 2007
  6. doi request reprint Body mass index and the efficacy of acid-mediating agents for GERD
    Brian C Jacobson
    Section of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, Boston University Medical Center, 85 East Concord Street, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Dig Dis Sci 53:2313-7. 2008
  7. pmc Postmenopausal hormone use and symptoms of gastroesophageal reflux
    Brian C Jacobson
    Section of Gastroenterology, Boston Medical Center, and School of Medicine, Boston University, 88 E Concord St, Room 7721, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    Arch Intern Med 168:1798-804. 2008
  8. pmc The inaccuracy of ICD-9-CM Code 530.2 for identifying patients with Barrett's esophagus
    B C Jacobson
    Section of Gastroenterology, Boston University Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    Dis Esophagus 21:452-6. 2008
  9. pmc Body mass index and Barrett's oesophagus in women
    B C Jacobson
    Section of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, Boston University Medical Center, 88 East Concord Street, Room 7721, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Gut 58:1460-6. 2009
  10. pmc Comprehensive validation of the Boston Bowel Preparation Scale
    Audrey H Calderwood
    Section of Gastroenterology, Boston University Medical Center, 85 East Concord Street, 7th Floor, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Gastrointest Endosc 72:686-92. 2010

Research Grants

  1. Risk Factors for Barrett's Esophagus
    Brian Jacobson; Fiscal Year: 2007
  2. Risk Factors for Barrett's Esophagus
    Brian C Jacobson; Fiscal Year: 2010

Collaborators

Detail Information

Publications31

  1. pmc Smoking and Barrett's esophagus in women who undergo upper endoscopy
    Brian C Jacobson
    Section of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, Boston University Medical Center, 85 East Concord Street, Room 7721, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Dig Dis Sci 56:1707-17. 2011
    ..Cigarette use is associated with esophageal adenocarcinoma, and cross-sectional studies suggest an association between smoking and Barrett's esophagus...
  2. ncbi request reprint A method of assessing the adequacy of trucut biopsy specimens obtained with a 19-gauge trucut core biopsy needle
    Brian C Jacobson
    Section of Gastroenterology and Department of Pathology, Boston University Medical Center, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    Acta Cytol 50:141-6. 2006
    ..To develop a simple and accurate method of evaluating trucut biopsy (TCB) specimen...
  3. pmc Body-mass index and symptoms of gastroesophageal reflux in women
    Brian C Jacobson
    Boston University School of Medicine and Boston Medical Center, Boston, USA
    N Engl J Med 354:2340-8. 2006
    ..An association between body-mass index (BMI)--the weight in kilograms divided by the square of the height in meters - and symptoms of gastroesophageal reflux disease in persons of normal weight has not been demonstrated...
  4. pmc Through-the-scope balloon dilation for endoscopic ultrasound staging of stenosing esophageal cancer
    Brian C Jacobson
    Section of Gastroenterology, Boston University Medical Center, 85 East Concord St, Room 7721, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Dig Dis Sci 52:817-22. 2007
    ..TTS balloon dilation is highly successful in permitting complete staging of obstructing tumors. The rate of complications after dilation with a TTS balloon dilator is low and similar to the baseline rate of EUS in this setting...
  5. pmc A prospective, randomized trial of clear liquids versus low-fat solid diet as the initial meal in mild acute pancreatitis
    Brian C Jacobson
    Section of Gastroenterology, Boston University Medical Center, 85 East Concord Street, Room 7721, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 5:946-51; quiz 886. 2007
    ..We hypothesized that initiating oral nutrition with a low-fat solid diet (LFSD) after mild pancreatitis would be well tolerated and would result in a shorter length of hospitalization (LOH)...
  6. doi request reprint Body mass index and the efficacy of acid-mediating agents for GERD
    Brian C Jacobson
    Section of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, Boston University Medical Center, 85 East Concord Street, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Dig Dis Sci 53:2313-7. 2008
    ..This review will examine that evidence and consider some of the possible pharmacokinetic effects that might relate to body mass index...
  7. pmc Postmenopausal hormone use and symptoms of gastroesophageal reflux
    Brian C Jacobson
    Section of Gastroenterology, Boston Medical Center, and School of Medicine, Boston University, 88 E Concord St, Room 7721, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    Arch Intern Med 168:1798-804. 2008
    ..Previous studies suggest that elevated levels of estrogen and progesterone, either through endogenous or exogenous sources, increase gastroesophageal reflux...
  8. pmc The inaccuracy of ICD-9-CM Code 530.2 for identifying patients with Barrett's esophagus
    B C Jacobson
    Section of Gastroenterology, Boston University Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    Dis Esophagus 21:452-6. 2008
    ..Therefore, ICD-9-CM code of 530.2 is not specific for the diagnosis of Barrett's esophagus. The usage of code 530.2 in a GI setting was not sufficiently predictive of BE to be reliable for rigorous epidemiological studies...
  9. pmc Body mass index and Barrett's oesophagus in women
    B C Jacobson
    Section of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, Boston University Medical Center, 88 East Concord Street, Room 7721, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Gut 58:1460-6. 2009
    ..The present study sought prospectively to examine the influence of BMI and other anthropomorphic measures on the risk for Barrett's oesophagus among women...
  10. pmc Comprehensive validation of the Boston Bowel Preparation Scale
    Audrey H Calderwood
    Section of Gastroenterology, Boston University Medical Center, 85 East Concord Street, 7th Floor, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Gastrointest Endosc 72:686-92. 2010
    ..The Boston Bowel Preparation Scale (BBPS) is a novel bowel cleanliness rating scale that has undergone partial validation previously...
  11. doi request reprint An endoscopist-blinded, randomized, controlled trial of a simple visual aid to improve bowel preparation for screening colonoscopy
    Audrey H Calderwood
    Boston University Medical Center, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Gastrointest Endosc 73:307-14. 2011
    ..An improvement in patient understanding of the rationale for bowel preparation before colonoscopy might enhance adherence to the prescribed bowel regimen and improve bowel preparation quality...
  12. ncbi request reprint Clinical outcome of the use of enteral stents for palliation of patients with malignant upper GI obstruction
    H B Yim
    Endoscopy Center, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Gastrointest Endosc 53:329-32. 2001
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  13. ncbi request reprint Who is using chronic acid suppression therapy and why?
    Brian C Jacobson
    Department of Medicine, Gastroenterology Division, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 98:51-8. 2003
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  14. ncbi request reprint Diagnosis of ovarian cancer metastatic to the stomach by EUS-guided FNA
    Simren Sangha
    Section of Gastroenterology Boston University Medical Center Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    Gastrointest Endosc 58:933-5. 2003
  15. ncbi request reprint EUS-guided FNA for the diagnosis of gallbladder masses
    Brian C Jacobson
    Section of Gastroenterology, Boston University Medical Center, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    Gastrointest Endosc 57:251-4. 2003
    ..Gallbladder masses can be identified endosongraphically, but FNA for cytologic diagnosis is not routine. This is a review of our experience with EUS-guided FNA of gallbladder masses...
  16. ncbi request reprint Endoscopic ultrasound-guided gallbladder bile aspiration in idiopathic pancreatitis carries a significant risk of bile peritonitis
    Brian C Jacobson
    Division of Gastroenterology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 75 Francis Street, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Pancreatology 2:26-9. 2002
    ..Bile sampled from the duodenum and/or the common bile duct may not represent gallbladder bile, and thus may be inadequate for the diagnosis of microlithiasis...
  17. ncbi request reprint Endoscopic findings and their clinical correlations in patients with symptoms after gastric bypass surgery
    Christopher S Huang
    Section of Gastroenterology, Department of Surgery, Boston Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    Gastrointest Endosc 58:859-66. 2003
    ..The aim of this study was to describe the endoscopic findings in patients with upper GI symptoms after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery and to correlate clinical features with endoscopic findings...
  18. ncbi request reprint The skinny on obesity and reflux
    Brian C Jacobson
    Gastroenterology 130:1925-6. 2006
  19. ncbi request reprint Complications of ERCP
    J Shawn Mallery
    Gastrointest Endosc 57:633-8. 2003
  20. ncbi request reprint Preparation of patients for GI endoscopy
    Douglas O Faigel
    Gastrointest Endosc 57:446-50. 2003
  21. ncbi request reprint Multidisciplinary management of lung cancer
    Brian C Jacobson
    N Engl J Med 350:2008-10; author reply 2008-10. 2004
  22. ncbi request reprint NAD(P)H and collagen as in vivo quantitative fluorescent biomarkers of epithelial precancerous changes
    Irene Georgakoudi
    G R Harrison Spectroscopy Laboratory, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 77 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA
    Cancer Res 62:682-7. 2002
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  23. ncbi request reprint Pressed for an answer: has elastography finally come to EUS?
    Brian C Jacobson
    Gastrointest Endosc 66:301-3. 2007
  24. ncbi request reprint The role of endoscopy in the assessment and treatment of esophageal cancer
    Brian C Jacobson
    Gastrointest Endosc 57:817-22. 2003
  25. ncbi request reprint Guidelines for antibiotic prophylaxis for GI endoscopy
    William K Hirota
    Gastrointest Endosc 58:475-82. 2003
    ..Further controlled clinical studies are needed to clarify aspects of this statement, and revision may be necessary as new data appear. Clinical consideration may justify a course of action at variance to these recommendations...
  26. ncbi request reprint The role of EUS for evaluation of mediastinal adenopathy
    Brian C Jacobson
    Gastrointest Endosc 58:819-21. 2003
    ..Further controlled clinical studies are needed to clarify aspects of this statement, and revision may be necessary as new data appear. Clinical consideration may justify a course of action at variance to these recommendations...
  27. ncbi request reprint Quality indicators for endoscopic ultrasonography
    Brian C Jacobson
    Am J Gastroenterol 101:898-901. 2006
  28. ncbi request reprint Quality indicators for endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography
    Todd H Baron
    Am J Gastroenterol 101:892-7. 2006
  29. ncbi request reprint Quality indicators for endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography
    Todd H Baron
    ASGE Communications Department, 1520 Kensington Road, Suite 202, Oak Brook, IL 60523, USA
    Gastrointest Endosc 63:S29-34. 2006
  30. ncbi request reprint ASGE guideline: complications of EUS
    Douglas G Adler
    Gastrointest Endosc 61:8-12. 2005
    ..Clinical consideration may justify a course of action at variance to the recommendations...
  31. ncbi request reprint Quality indicators for endoscopic ultrasonography
    Brian C Jacobson
    ASGE Communications Department, 1520 Kensington Road, Suite 202, Oak Brook, IL 60523, USA
    Gastrointest Endosc 63:S35-8. 2006

Research Grants4

  1. Risk Factors for Barrett's Esophagus
    Brian Jacobson; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..M. Michael Wolfe, well-established investigators in health-services research. At the completion on the project, the candidate will have gained the experience to become an independent researcher in clinical epidemiology. ..
  2. Risk Factors for Barrett's Esophagus
    Brian C Jacobson; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..These questions are especially relevant given our nation's current obesity epidemic. ..