Benjamin Lebwohl

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Affiliation: Columbia University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Prior endoscopy in patients with newly diagnosed celiac disease: a missed opportunity?
    Benjamin Lebwohl
    Department of Medicine, Celiac Disease Center at Columbia University, Columbia University Medical Center, 180 Fort Washington Avenue, Suite 936, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Dig Dis Sci 58:1293-8. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Diagnosis of celiac disease
    Benjamin Lebwohl
    Department of Medicine, Mailman School of Public Health, Celiac Disease Center, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Gastrointest Endosc Clin N Am 22:661-77. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Increased sedation requirements during endoscopy in patients with celiac disease
    Benjamin Lebwohl
    The Celiac Disease Center at Columbia University, 180 Fort Washington Avenue, Suite 936, New York, NY, USA
    Dig Dis Sci 57:994-9. 2012
  4. pmc The impact of suboptimal bowel preparation on adenoma miss rates and the factors associated with early repeat colonoscopy
    Benjamin Lebwohl
    Department of Medicine, Division of Digestive and Liver Diseases, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, New York, USA
    Gastrointest Endosc 73:1207-14. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Socioeconomic and other predictors of colonoscopy preparation quality
    Benjamin Lebwohl
    Division of Digestive and Liver Disease, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Dig Dis Sci 55:2014-20. 2010
  6. pmc Adherence to biopsy guidelines increases celiac disease diagnosis
    Benjamin Lebwohl
    Department of Medicine, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY, USA
    Gastrointest Endosc 74:103-9. 2011
  7. pmc Sex and racial disparities in duodenal biopsy to evaluate for celiac disease
    Benjamin Lebwohl
    Celiac Disease Center, Department of Medicine, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, New York, USA
    Gastrointest Endosc 76:779-85. 2012
  8. pmc Shortened surveillance intervals following suboptimal bowel preparation for colonoscopy: results of a national survey
    Grace Clarke Hillyer
    Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, 722 W 168th Street, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Int J Colorectal Dis 28:73-81. 2013
  9. pmc Is dietitian use associated with celiac disease outcomes?
    Srihari Mahadev
    Celiac Disease Center, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, 180 Fort Washington Avenue, Suite 934, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Nutrients 5:1585-94. 2013
  10. pmc Mucosal healing and risk for lymphoproliferative malignancy in celiac disease: a population-based cohort study
    Benjamin Lebwohl
    Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, New York, USA
    Ann Intern Med 159:169-75. 2013

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Publications37

  1. pmc Prior endoscopy in patients with newly diagnosed celiac disease: a missed opportunity?
    Benjamin Lebwohl
    Department of Medicine, Celiac Disease Center at Columbia University, Columbia University Medical Center, 180 Fort Washington Avenue, Suite 936, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Dig Dis Sci 58:1293-8. 2013
    ..Celiac disease (CD) is under-diagnosed in the United States, and factors related to the performance of endoscopy may be contributory...
  2. doi request reprint Diagnosis of celiac disease
    Benjamin Lebwohl
    Department of Medicine, Mailman School of Public Health, Celiac Disease Center, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Gastrointest Endosc Clin N Am 22:661-77. 2012
    ..The article concludes with a review of special diagnostic considerations in pediatric patients...
  3. doi request reprint Increased sedation requirements during endoscopy in patients with celiac disease
    Benjamin Lebwohl
    The Celiac Disease Center at Columbia University, 180 Fort Washington Avenue, Suite 936, New York, NY, USA
    Dig Dis Sci 57:994-9. 2012
    ..Celiac disease (CD) is associated with increased rates of neuropsychiatric disease and irritable bowel syndrome, and patients may exhibit visceral hypersensitivity...
  4. pmc The impact of suboptimal bowel preparation on adenoma miss rates and the factors associated with early repeat colonoscopy
    Benjamin Lebwohl
    Department of Medicine, Division of Digestive and Liver Diseases, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, New York, USA
    Gastrointest Endosc 73:1207-14. 2011
    ..There are no guidelines for the recommended interval to the next examination after colonoscopy with suboptimal bowel preparation...
  5. doi request reprint Socioeconomic and other predictors of colonoscopy preparation quality
    Benjamin Lebwohl
    Division of Digestive and Liver Disease, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Dig Dis Sci 55:2014-20. 2010
    ..Established risk factors for suboptimal bowel preparation have been proposed, but social factors, such as socioeconomic status and marital status, have not been investigated...
  6. pmc Adherence to biopsy guidelines increases celiac disease diagnosis
    Benjamin Lebwohl
    Department of Medicine, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY, USA
    Gastrointest Endosc 74:103-9. 2011
    ..A proposed quality guideline recommends that ≥4 specimens be submitted during duodenal biopsy. The degree of adherence to this recommendation in clinical practice is unknown...
  7. pmc Sex and racial disparities in duodenal biopsy to evaluate for celiac disease
    Benjamin Lebwohl
    Celiac Disease Center, Department of Medicine, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, New York, USA
    Gastrointest Endosc 76:779-85. 2012
    ..CD is less frequently diagnosed among black patients, though the seroprevalence in this group is not known...
  8. pmc Shortened surveillance intervals following suboptimal bowel preparation for colonoscopy: results of a national survey
    Grace Clarke Hillyer
    Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, 722 W 168th Street, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Int J Colorectal Dis 28:73-81. 2013
    ..A random sample of a national organization of gastroenterologists in the U.S. was surveyed...
  9. pmc Is dietitian use associated with celiac disease outcomes?
    Srihari Mahadev
    Celiac Disease Center, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, 180 Fort Washington Avenue, Suite 934, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Nutrients 5:1585-94. 2013
    ..This is a preliminary study with several limitations, and further prospective analysis is needed to evaluate the benefits and cost-effectiveness of dietitian-referral in the care of celiac disease patients...
  10. pmc Mucosal healing and risk for lymphoproliferative malignancy in celiac disease: a population-based cohort study
    Benjamin Lebwohl
    Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, New York, USA
    Ann Intern Med 159:169-75. 2013
    ..Celiac disease (CD) is associated with an increased risk for lymphoproliferative malignancy (LPM). Whether this risk is affected by the results of follow-up intestinal biopsy, performed to document mucosal healing, is unknown...
  11. doi request reprint Villous atrophy and negative celiac serology: a diagnostic and therapeutic dilemma
    Marisa Degaetani
    Celiac Disease Center, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 108:647-53. 2013
    ..When a definitive etiology for VA is not determined, patients are characterized as having unclassified sprue (US), the optimal management of which is unknown...
  12. doi request reprint Increased incidence of eosinophilic esophagitis in children and adults with celiac disease
    Jennifer S Thompson
    Division of Digestive and Liver Disease, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY, USA
    J Clin Gastroenterol 46:e6-e11. 2012
    ..We analyzed a cohort of patients with CD to confirm this association in children, and determine whether it extends into adulthood...
  13. pmc Knowledge of quality performance measures associated with endoscopy among gastroenterology trainees and the impact of a web-based intervention
    Jennifer S Thompson
    Division of Liver and Digestive Diseases at Columbia University Medical Center, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Gastrointest Endosc 76:100-6.e1-4. 2012
    ..Knowledge of quality measures in endoscopy among trainees is unknown...
  14. doi request reprint Prevalence of migraine in patients with celiac disease and inflammatory bowel disease
    Alexandra K Dimitrova
    Columbia University, New York, USA
    Headache 53:344-55. 2013
    ..To assess the prevalence of headache in clinic and support group patients with celiac disease and inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) compared with a sample of healthy controls...
  15. pmc Split dose and MiraLAX-based purgatives to enhance bowel preparation quality becoming common recommendations in the US
    Grace Clarke Hillyer
    Associate Research Scientist, Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, 722 West 168th Street, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Therap Adv Gastroenterol 6:5-14. 2013
    ..We examined the patterns of utilization of these newer approaches to improve precolonoscopy bowel preparation quality among American gastroenterologists...
  16. pmc Gastroenterologists' perceived barriers to optimal pre-colonoscopy bowel preparation: results of a national survey
    Grace Clarke Hillyer
    Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health of Columbia University, 722 W 168th Street, Room 704, New York, NY, 10032, USA
    J Cancer Educ 27:526-32. 2012
    ..Bowel preparation instruction communication and unmet patient educational needs contribute to suboptimal bowel preparation. Educational interventions should address both practice and patient-related factors...
  17. pmc Effect of a patient navigator program on the volume and quality of colonoscopy
    Benjamin Lebwohl
    Department of Medicine, Division of Digestive and Liver Diseases, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University Medical Center, New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Clin Gastroenterol 45:e47-53. 2011
    ..We assessed the effect of this program on the volume of colonoscopy in this institution, which caters to a socioeconomically diverse patient population...
  18. pmc Colonoscopic screening in average-risk individuals ages 40 to 49 vs 50 to 59 years
    Andrew G Rundle
    Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, New York, USA
    Gastroenterology 134:1311-5. 2008
    ..However, only one prior study has investigated the prevalence of colorectal neoplasia with colonoscopic screening in asymptomatic average-risk individuals ages 40-49 years in the United States...
  19. doi request reprint Incidence of lymphoproliferative disorders in patients with celiac disease
    Lori A Leslie
    Department of Medicine, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY, USA
    Am J Hematol 87:754-9. 2012
    ..2 versus 15.0 years, P = 0.016). The incidence of LPD is increased in celiac disease patients. Those diagnosed later in life who present with symptoms of malabsorption are more likely to be diagnosed with LPD...
  20. doi request reprint Procedure volume influences adherence to celiac disease guidelines
    Benjamin Lebwohl
    aDepartment of Medicine, Celiac Disease Center, Columbia University Medical Center bDepartment of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health cInstitute for Social and Economic Research and Policy, Columbia University, New York, New York dMiraca Life Sciences, Irving, Texas eDepartment of Medicine, Danbury Hospital, Danbury, Connecticut, USA
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 25:1273-8. 2013
    ..We aimed to determine whether physician and practice characteristics are associated with adherence to this recommendation...
  21. pmc Vitamin D status and concomitant autoimmunity in celiac disease
    Anna Tavakkoli
    Department of Medicine, Celiac Disease Center, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY, USA
    J Clin Gastroenterol 47:515-9. 2013
    ..To determine whether patients with celiac disease (CD) and low vitamin D levels also have a higher prevalence of other autoimmune diseases (AD) as compared with patients with normal vitamin D levels...
  22. doi request reprint Immunoglobulin A deficiency in celiac disease
    Marisa A Chow
    Department of Medicine, Columbia University Medical Center, NY 10032, USA
    J Clin Gastroenterol 46:850-4. 2012
    ..To determine the prevalence and significance of immunoglobulin A (IgA) deficiency and partial deficiency in patients with celiac disease (CD)...
  23. doi request reprint Practice patterns in the use of anti-tumor necrosis factor alpha agents in the management of Crohn's disease: a US national practice survey comparing experts and non-experts
    Arun Swaminath
    Department of Medicine, Division of Digestive and Liver Diseases, Columbia University Medical Center, 622 West 168th Street, PH 20 303, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Dig Dis Sci 56:1160-4. 2011
    ..There are no guidelines to clarify which of the drugs may be better suited to individual clinical scenarios...
  24. doi request reprint Use of proton pump inhibitors and subsequent risk of celiac disease
    Benjamin Lebwohl
    Celiac Disease Center, Department of Medicine, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY, USA Clinical Epidemiology Unit, Department of Medicine, Karolinska University Hospital and Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    Dig Liver Dis 46:36-40. 2014
    ..The prevalence of celiac disease and the use of medications that inhibit acid secretion have both increased in recent decades...
  25. doi request reprint Men with celiac disease are shorter than their peers in the general population
    Rajiv Sonti
    Department of Medicine, Celiac Disease Center, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, New York, USA
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 25:1033-7. 2013
    ..This study investigates the final height of men and women diagnosed with CD in adulthood and attempts to identify influencing factors...
  26. doi request reprint Celiac disease patients presenting with anemia have more severe disease than those presenting with diarrhea
    Hussein Abu Daya
    Celiac Disease Center, Department of Medicine, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, New York
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 11:1472-7. 2013
    ..However, little information is available about how these groups compare in terms of disease severity. We compared the severity of celiac disease between patients who present with anemia vs those who present with diarrhea...
  27. pmc Season of birth in a nationwide cohort of coeliac disease patients
    Benjamin Lebwohl
    Coeliac Disease Center, Department of Medicine, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, USA
    Arch Dis Child 98:48-51. 2013
    ..Children born in summer months are likely to be weaned and introduced to gluten during winter when viral infections are more frequent. Earlier studies on birth season and CD are limited in sample size and results are contradictory...
  28. doi request reprint Peripheral neuropathic symptoms in celiac disease and inflammatory bowel disease
    Ting Chin David Shen
    Department of Medicine, Division of Digestive and Liver Diseases, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY, USA
    J Clin Neuromuscul Dis 13:137-45. 2012
    ..An association between celiac disease (CD) and peripheral neuropathy (PN) has been reported...
  29. doi request reprint Treatment interruption and discontinuation in radiotherapy for rectal cancer
    Benjamin Lebwohl
    Departments of Medicine, 1 and Radiation Oncology, 2 Columbia University Medical Center, New York, USA
    Cancer Invest 28:289-94. 2010
    ..33->999), and development of any adverse event (OR 20.66, 95%CI 1.76-242.12). While radiotherapy discontinuation was uncommon in our cohort, for unknown reasons, females were more likely to discontinue or interrupt treatment...
  30. pmc Increased prevalence of celiac disease in patients with unexplained infertility in the United States
    Janet M Choi
    Center for Women s Reproductive Care and the Celiac Disease Center, Columbia University, New York, New York 10019, USA
    J Reprod Med 56:199-203. 2011
    ..To determine whether there might be an increased prevalence of undiagnosed celiac disease among a population of infertile women using serologic screening...
  31. doi request reprint Persistent mucosal damage and risk of fracture in celiac disease
    Benjamin Lebwohl
    Celiac Disease Center B L, P H R G, Department of Medicine, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, New York 10027 Clinical Epidemiology Unit B L, J F L, Department of Medicine, Karolinska University Hospital and Karolinska Institutet, SE 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden Department of Surgical Sciences K M, Section of Orthopaedics, Uppsala University, SE 751 05 Uppsala, Sweden and Department of Pediatrics J F L, Orebro University Hospital, SE 70185 Orebro, Sweden
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 99:609-16. 2014
    ..The association between persistent VA and hip fractures, but not fractures overall, implies that thinner sc tissue and fall or trauma may be mechanisms by which persistent VA confers an increased fracture risk. ..
  32. pmc Bibliometric study of the quality of celiac disease research publications
    Samuel Master
    Department of Medicine, Celiac Disease Center, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY Department of Medicine, Clinical Epidemiology Unit, Karolinska University Hospital and Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 57:527-8. 2013
    ..The authors found that the research reported in these articles was of similar high quality and complexity. ..
  33. doi request reprint Temporal and geographic trends in celiac disease publications: a bibliometric analysis
    David Narotsky
    Celiac Disease Center, Department of Medicine, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 24:1071-7. 2012
    ..We hypothesized that CD publications are underrepresented as compared with other gastrointestinal illnesses, and are particularly underrepresented in the USA...
  34. pmc Impact of socioeconomic status on extent of lymph node dissection for colon cancer
    Russell B McBride
    Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 19:738-45. 2010
    ..We investigated whether this new standard of care was differentially adopted across racial and socioeconomic lines...
  35. doi request reprint Celiac disease in patients with type 1 diabetes: screening and diagnostic practices
    Suzanne M Simpson
    Celiac Disease Center at Columbia University, 180 Fort Washington Ave, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Diabetes Educ 39:532-40. 2013
    ..The research question investigated was whether diabetes centers screen for celiac disease in type 1 diabetes more frequently than other facilities...
  36. pmc Screening for celiac disease in average-risk and high-risk populations
    Saurabh Aggarwal
    The Celiac Disease Center at Columbia University, Department of Medicine, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY, USA
    Therap Adv Gastroenterol 5:37-47. 2012
    ..Active case finding seems to be the most prudent option in most clinical situations...
  37. doi request reprint A novel housestaff educational model for quaternary-care patients at an academic health center
    Jennifer C Lai
    New York Presbyterian Hospital Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, New York, New York 10032 3784, USA
    Acad Med 84:206-11. 2009
    ..The impact of these changes remains largely unstudied...