Joseph M Croffie

Summary

Affiliation: Indiana University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Assessment of the effectiveness of biofeedback in children with dyssynergic defecation and recalcitrant constipation/encopresis: does home biofeedback improve long-term outcomes
    Joseph M Croffie
    Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology Hepatology Nutrition, James Whitcomb Riley Hospital for Children, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202 5225, USA
    Clin Pediatr (Phila) 44:63-71. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Accuracy and tolerability of the Bravo catheter-free pH capsule in patients between the ages of 4 and 18 years
    Joseph M Croffie
    Section of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 45:559-63. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic testing and management of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) in children
    J Cabrera
    Children s Hospital of Wisconsin, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, USA
    Minerva Pediatr 64:585-94. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint Advances and new technologies in adult endoscopy: can they be adapted to pediatrics?
    Joseph M Croffie
    Indiana University School of Medicine, James Whitcomb Riley Hospital for Children, 702 Barnhill Drive, Room ROC 421, Indianapolis, IN 46202 5225, USA
    Curr Gastroenterol Rep 9:208-13. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Constipation in children
    Joseph M Croffie
    Indiana University School of Medicine, James Whitcomb Riley Hospital for Children, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202 5225, USA
    Indian J Pediatr 73:697-701. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint White specks in the esophageal mucosa: An endoscopic manifestation of non-reflux eosinophilic esophagitis in children
    Joel R Lim
    Division of Pediatric, Gastroenterology Hepatology Nutrition, Division of Pediatric Pathology, James Whitcomb Riley Hospital for Children, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202 5225, USA
    Gastrointest Endosc 59:835-8. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Cysteinyl leukotriene levels in esophageal mucosal biopsies of children with eosinophilic inflammation: are they all the same?
    Sandeep K Gupta
    Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology, James Whitcomb Riley Hospital for Children, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis 46202, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 101:1125-8. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint At what age is a suction rectal biopsy less likely to provide adequate tissue for identification of ganglion cells?
    Joseph M Croffie
    Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, Indiana University School of Medicine, James Whitcomb Riley Hospital for Children, Indianapolis 46202 5225, USA
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 44:198-202. 2007
  9. doi request reprint Exploring potential noninvasive biomarkers in eosinophilic esophagitis in children
    Girish Subbarao
    Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology Hepatology Nutrition, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 53:651-8. 2011
  10. ncbi request reprint Comparison of serological markers of inflammatory bowel disease with clinical diagnosis in children
    Sandeep K Gupta
    Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology Hepatology Nutrition, James Whitcomb Riley Hospital for Children, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
    Inflamm Bowel Dis 10:240-4. 2004

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Publications25

  1. ncbi request reprint Assessment of the effectiveness of biofeedback in children with dyssynergic defecation and recalcitrant constipation/encopresis: does home biofeedback improve long-term outcomes
    Joseph M Croffie
    Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology Hepatology Nutrition, James Whitcomb Riley Hospital for Children, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202 5225, USA
    Clin Pediatr (Phila) 44:63-71. 2005
    ..Biofeedback is beneficial for some children with chronic constipation and dyssynergic defecation. Supplemental home biofeedback does not improve long-term outcomes...
  2. ncbi request reprint Accuracy and tolerability of the Bravo catheter-free pH capsule in patients between the ages of 4 and 18 years
    Joseph M Croffie
    Section of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 45:559-63. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to determine if the Bravo pH capsule is comparable to the nasally placed pH catheter in terms of pH-metry, safety, and tolerability in children...
  3. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic testing and management of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) in children
    J Cabrera
    Children s Hospital of Wisconsin, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, USA
    Minerva Pediatr 64:585-94. 2012
    ..This review describes the currently employed diagnostic tests and the actual management of GERD in children...
  4. ncbi request reprint Advances and new technologies in adult endoscopy: can they be adapted to pediatrics?
    Joseph M Croffie
    Indiana University School of Medicine, James Whitcomb Riley Hospital for Children, 702 Barnhill Drive, Room ROC 421, Indianapolis, IN 46202 5225, USA
    Curr Gastroenterol Rep 9:208-13. 2007
    ..This review focuses on recent advances and new technologies in adult endoscopy and discusses their adaptability to pediatric patients and the limitations to their adaptation...
  5. ncbi request reprint Constipation in children
    Joseph M Croffie
    Indiana University School of Medicine, James Whitcomb Riley Hospital for Children, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202 5225, USA
    Indian J Pediatr 73:697-701. 2006
    ..Treatment should include education, evacuation of the rectum with oral or rectal laxatives if an impaction is present, laxatives to ensure soft stools and behavior modification...
  6. ncbi request reprint White specks in the esophageal mucosa: An endoscopic manifestation of non-reflux eosinophilic esophagitis in children
    Joel R Lim
    Division of Pediatric, Gastroenterology Hepatology Nutrition, Division of Pediatric Pathology, James Whitcomb Riley Hospital for Children, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202 5225, USA
    Gastrointest Endosc 59:835-8. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the relationship between white specks in the esophageal mucosa and allergic (non-reflux) eosinophilic esophagitis...
  7. ncbi request reprint Cysteinyl leukotriene levels in esophageal mucosal biopsies of children with eosinophilic inflammation: are they all the same?
    Sandeep K Gupta
    Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology, James Whitcomb Riley Hospital for Children, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis 46202, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 101:1125-8. 2006
    ..Cysteinyl leukotrienes (CysLT) are eosinophil chemoattractants. We studied CysLT levels in esophageal mucosa of children with AEE and controls...
  8. ncbi request reprint At what age is a suction rectal biopsy less likely to provide adequate tissue for identification of ganglion cells?
    Joseph M Croffie
    Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, Indiana University School of Medicine, James Whitcomb Riley Hospital for Children, Indianapolis 46202 5225, USA
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 44:198-202. 2007
    ..The objective of this study was to determine at what age suction rectal biopsy is less likely to provide adequate tissue to detect submucosal ganglion cells in a child being evaluated for Hirschsprung disease...
  9. doi request reprint Exploring potential noninvasive biomarkers in eosinophilic esophagitis in children
    Girish Subbarao
    Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology Hepatology Nutrition, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 53:651-8. 2011
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Comparison of serological markers of inflammatory bowel disease with clinical diagnosis in children
    Sandeep K Gupta
    Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology Hepatology Nutrition, James Whitcomb Riley Hospital for Children, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
    Inflamm Bowel Dis 10:240-4. 2004
    ..Our purpose was to study the concordance of serological tests for inflammatory bowel disease with clinical diagnosis established by traditional testing in children...
  11. doi request reprint Comparison of oral prednisone and topical fluticasone in the treatment of eosinophilic esophagitis: a randomized trial in children
    Elizabeth T Schaefer
    Indiana University School of Medicine, James Whitcomb Riley Hospital for Children, Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202, USA
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 6:165-73. 2008
    ..We conducted a prospective randomized trial comparing oral prednisone (P) and swallowed fluticasone (F) for histologic and clinical response...
  12. ncbi request reprint Impact of sedation and anesthesia on the rectoanal inhibitory reflex in children
    Marian D Pfefferkorn
    Indiana University School of Medicine, James Whitcomb Riley Hospital for Children, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202 5225, USA
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 38:324-7. 2004
    ..The study objective was to determine whether the rectoanal inhibitory reflex (RAIR) can be elicited during limited anorectal manometry (ARM) performed under general anesthesia (GA)...
  13. ncbi request reprint The role of esophagogastroduodenoscopy in the initial evaluation of childhood inflammatory bowel disease: a 7-year study
    Bisher A Abdullah
    Division of Gastroenterology, James Whitcomb Riley Hospital for Children, Indiana University Medical Center, Indianapolis, USA
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 35:636-40. 2002
    ..To assess the role of esophagogastroduodenoscopy in the evaluation of children with suspected inflammatory bowel disease...
  14. ncbi request reprint Nocturnal acid breakthrough in children with reflux esophagitis taking proton pump inhibitors
    Marian D Pfefferkorn
    Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology Hepatology Nutrition, Indiana University School of Medicine, James Whitcomb Riley Hospital for Children, 702 Barnhill Drive, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 42:160-5. 2006
    ....
  15. ncbi request reprint Complications after outpatient upper GI endoscopy in children: 30-day follow-up
    M Samer Ammar
    Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology Hepatology Nutrition, James Whitcomb Riley Hospital for Children, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 98:1508-11. 2003
    ..The goals of this study were to identify complications and adverse events reported by patients and their parents after outpatient UGE under general anesthesia (GA)...
  16. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic yield of duodenal aspirate for G. lamblia and comparison to duodenal mucosal biopsies
    Sandeep K Gupta
    Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology, James Whitcomb Riley Hospital for Children, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202 5225, USA
    Dig Dis Sci 48:605-7. 2003
    ..Duodenal aspirates for Giardia may be unnecessary if duodenal mucosal biopsies are obtained for histological examination...
  17. ncbi request reprint Correlation between number of eosinophils and reflux index on same day esophageal biopsy and 24 hour esophageal pH monitoring
    Steven J Steiner
    Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology Hepatology Nutrition, James Whitcomb Riley Hospital for Children, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202 5225, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 99:801-5. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to correlate the number of eosinophils with the reflux index on same day esophageal biopsy and 24 h esophageal pH monitoring...
  18. ncbi request reprint Circadian variation of gastroesophageal reflux in children
    Steven J Steiner
    Department of Pediatrics, James Whitcomb Riley Hospital for Children, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202 5225, USA
    Dig Dis Sci 48:1818-22. 2003
    ..76%) occurred in the early morning. Clinicians should target their antireflux therapy to periods of peak gastroesophageal reflux...
  19. doi request reprint Can colonic manometry studies be done on the day of colonic motility catheter placement?
    Rana F Ammoury
    Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, USA
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 55:278-82. 2012
    ....
  20. ncbi request reprint Lactase deficiency: not more common in pediatric patients with inflammatory bowel disease than in patients with chronic abdominal pain
    Marian D Pfefferkorn
    Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology Hepatology Nutrition, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indiana 46202, USA
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 35:339-43. 2002
    ..Lactase deficiency is commonly found in adults with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). Our aim was to determine its prevalence in children with IBD...
  21. ncbi request reprint Serum levels of alpha1-antitrypsin predict phenotypic expression of the alpha1-antitrypsin gene
    Steven J Steiner
    Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology Hepatology Nutrition, James Whitcomb Riley Hospital for Children, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202 5225, USA
    Dig Dis Sci 48:1793-6. 2003
    ..We conclude that serum alpha1-AT levels are highly predictive of the PiZZ phenotype. Determination of the serum alpha1-AT level alone should be the initial test when evaluating for alpha1-AT deficiency...
  22. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography in children: a large series report
    Chi Liang Cheng
    Division of Gastroenterology Hepatology, Indiana University Medical Center, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202, USA
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 41:445-53. 2005
    ..Our goal is to evaluate the indications, findings, therapies, safety, and technical success of endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) in children...
  23. ncbi request reprint Direct measurement of pancreatic enzymes: a comparison of secretagogues
    Marian D Pfefferkorn
    Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, James Whitcomb Riley Hospital for Children, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis 46202, USA
    Dig Dis Sci 47:2211-6. 2002
    ..262). Patients in all three groups had at least one normal enzyme. Cholecystokinin is useful as a single agent for direct pancreatic enzyme measurements in the absence of commercially available secretin...
  24. doi request reprint Esophageal pH monitoring with the BRAVO capsule: experience in a single tertiary medical center
    Jose Cabrera
    Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 53:404-8. 2011
    ..The aim of the present study was to report the global experience with placement, complication rate, and recording of esophageal pH using the BRAVO capsule at our institution...
  25. ncbi request reprint Pancreatic enzyme elevations in children with diabetic ketoacidosis
    Nadine G Haddad
    Department of Pediatrics, Section of Endocrinology and Diabetology, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, 46202, USA
    J Pediatr 145:122-4. 2004
    ..Pancreatic enzyme elevations, particularly hyperlipasemia, are common but not associated with significant symptomatology. Acute pancreatitis was diagnosed in 2% of children with DKA...