G F Longstreth

Summary

Affiliation: Kaiser Permanente
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Colonoscopy and lower GI bleeding
    George F Longstreth
    Am J Gastroenterol 97:203-4. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Definition and classification of irritable bowel syndrome: current consensus and controversies
    George F Longstreth
    Department of Gastroenterology, Kaiser Permanente Medical Care Plan, 4647 Zion Avenue, San Diego, CA 92120, USA
    Gastroenterol Clin North Am 34:173-87. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Acute diverticulitis: demographic, clinical and laboratory features associated with computed tomography findings in 741 patients
    G F Longstreth
    Department of Research and Evaluation, Kaiser Permanente Southern California, Pasadena, CA 91101, USA
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 36:886-94. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Northern Baja California Indian women's concepts of illness and healing: Implications for public health and clinical practitioners
    G F Longstreth
    Department of Internal Medicine, Kaiser Permanente Medical Care Plan, San Diego, CA, USA
    Glob Public Health 5:626-38. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Diseases and drugs that increase risk of acute large bowel ischemia
    George F Longstreth
    Department of Gastroenterology, Kaiser Permanente Medical Care Plan, San Diego, California, USA
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 8:49-54. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Epidemiology, clinical features, high-risk factors, and outcome of acute large bowel ischemia
    George F Longstreth
    Department of Gastroenterology, Kaiser Permanente Medical Care Plan, San Diego, California, USA
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 7:1075-80.e1-2; quiz 1023. 2009
  7. pmc Avoiding unnecessary surgery in irritable bowel syndrome
    George F Longstreth
    Kaiser Permanente Medical Center, 4647 Zion Avenue, San Diego, CA 92120, USA
    Gut 56:608-10. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Functional bowel disorders
    George F Longstreth
    Kaiser Permanente Medical Care Program, San Diego, California 92120, USA
    Gastroenterology 130:1480-91. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Diabetic thoracic polyradiculopathy
    George F Longstreth
    Department of Gastroenterology, Kaiser Permanente Medical Care Program, 4647 Zion Avenue, San Diego, CA 92120, USA
    Best Pract Res Clin Gastroenterol 19:275-81. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Severe irritable bowel and functional abdominal pain syndromes: managing the patient and health care costs
    George F Longstreth
    Kaiser Medical Center Medical Care Plan, 4647 Zion Avenue, San Diego, CA 92129, USA
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 3:397-400. 2005

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Publications21

  1. ncbi request reprint Colonoscopy and lower GI bleeding
    George F Longstreth
    Am J Gastroenterol 97:203-4. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Definition and classification of irritable bowel syndrome: current consensus and controversies
    George F Longstreth
    Department of Gastroenterology, Kaiser Permanente Medical Care Plan, 4647 Zion Avenue, San Diego, CA 92120, USA
    Gastroenterol Clin North Am 34:173-87. 2005
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  3. ncbi request reprint Acute diverticulitis: demographic, clinical and laboratory features associated with computed tomography findings in 741 patients
    G F Longstreth
    Department of Research and Evaluation, Kaiser Permanente Southern California, Pasadena, CA 91101, USA
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 36:886-94. 2012
    ..Computed tomography (CT) demonstrates diverticulitis severity...
  4. doi request reprint Northern Baja California Indian women's concepts of illness and healing: Implications for public health and clinical practitioners
    G F Longstreth
    Department of Internal Medicine, Kaiser Permanente Medical Care Plan, San Diego, CA, USA
    Glob Public Health 5:626-38. 2010
    ..The 'biocultural synthesis' is a useful theoretical framework for viewing the findings. The Indians' pluralistic concepts have important implications for public health care workers and biomedical practitioners...
  5. doi request reprint Diseases and drugs that increase risk of acute large bowel ischemia
    George F Longstreth
    Department of Gastroenterology, Kaiser Permanente Medical Care Plan, San Diego, California, USA
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 8:49-54. 2010
    ..Information is limited on risk factors for acute large bowel ischemia (ALBI). We investigated diseases and drugs associated with ALBI...
  6. doi request reprint Epidemiology, clinical features, high-risk factors, and outcome of acute large bowel ischemia
    George F Longstreth
    Department of Gastroenterology, Kaiser Permanente Medical Care Plan, San Diego, California, USA
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 7:1075-80.e1-2; quiz 1023. 2009
    ..Only a limited amount of important information is available on acute lower bowel ischemia (ALBI). We investigated the epidemiology, clinical aspects, high-risk factors, and outcome of ALBI...
  7. pmc Avoiding unnecessary surgery in irritable bowel syndrome
    George F Longstreth
    Kaiser Permanente Medical Center, 4647 Zion Avenue, San Diego, CA 92120, USA
    Gut 56:608-10. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Functional bowel disorders
    George F Longstreth
    Kaiser Permanente Medical Care Program, San Diego, California 92120, USA
    Gastroenterology 130:1480-91. 2006
    ..Treatment of FBDs is based on an individualized evaluation, explanation, and reassurance. Alterations in diet, drug treatment aimed at predominant symptoms, and psychotherapy may be beneficial...
  9. ncbi request reprint Diabetic thoracic polyradiculopathy
    George F Longstreth
    Department of Gastroenterology, Kaiser Permanente Medical Care Program, 4647 Zion Avenue, San Diego, CA 92120, USA
    Best Pract Res Clin Gastroenterol 19:275-81. 2005
    ..The pathology appears to be immune-mediated neurovasculitis resulting in ischemic injury. Traditional therapy is symptomatic, but recent pathological findings and clinical experience suggest that immunotherapy may be effective...
  10. ncbi request reprint Severe irritable bowel and functional abdominal pain syndromes: managing the patient and health care costs
    George F Longstreth
    Kaiser Medical Center Medical Care Plan, 4647 Zion Avenue, San Diego, CA 92129, USA
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 3:397-400. 2005
  11. ncbi request reprint Impact of irritable bowel syndrome on patients' lives: development and psychometric documentation of a disease-specific measure for use in clinical trials
    George F Longstreth
    Department of Gastroenterology, Kaiser Permanente Medical Center, San Diego, California, USA
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 17:411-20. 2005
    ..To develop a disease-specific questionnaire to capture the impact of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and its treatment on patients' lives, the Irritable Bowel Syndrome Impact Scale (IBS-IS)...
  12. ncbi request reprint Irritable bowel syndrome and surgery: a multivariable analysis
    George F Longstreth
    Department of Gastroenterology, Kaiser Permanente Medical Care Plan, Kaiser Medical Center, 4647 Zion Avenue, San Diego, CA 92120, USA
    Gastroenterology 126:1665-73. 2004
    ..Patients with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) have high surgical rates. We investigated the demographic and medical factors independently associated with surgical histories of health examinees...
  13. ncbi request reprint New developments in the diagnosis and treatment of irritable bowel syndrome
    George F Longstreth
    Department of Gastroenterology, Kaiser Permanente Medical Care Program, 4647 Zion Avenue, San Diego, CA 92120, USA
    Curr Gastroenterol Rep 4:427-34. 2002
    ..Various forms of psychological therapy and new serotonin-modulating agents seem especially promising. The placebo effect of the physician-patient relationship has important therapeutic benefit...
  14. ncbi request reprint Family practitioners' attitudes and knowledge about irritable bowel syndrome: effect of a trial of physician education
    George F Longstreth
    Department of Gastroenterology, Kaiser Permanente Medical Care Program, 4647 Zion Avenue, San Diego, CA 92120, USA
    Fam Pract 20:670-4. 2003
    ..Primary physicians care for most patients with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), but data on their attitudes and knowledge about the disorder are limited to research in the UK...
  15. ncbi request reprint Characteristics of patients with irritable bowel syndrome recruited from three sources: implications for clinical trials
    G F Longstreth
    Department of Gastroenterology, Kaiser Permanente Medical Care Plan, San Diego, California, USA
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 15:959-64. 2001
    ..Variation in the characteristics of irritable bowel syndrome patients recruited for clinical trials from different sources could affect their response and the generalizability of trial results...
  16. ncbi request reprint Quality of life in managed care patients with irritable bowel syndrome
    Alisa Wilson
    Zynx Health Inc, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Manag Care Interface 17:24-8, 34. 2004
    ..2 +/- 35.4) and vitality (33.7 +/- 19.2). In multivariate regression models controlling for age, sex, work status and education, severity of abdominal discomfort/pain was a significant independent predictor of QoL...
  17. ncbi request reprint Irritable bowel syndrome, health care use, and costs: a U.S. managed care perspective
    George F Longstreth
    Southern California Kaiser Permanente Medical Care Plan, San Diego, California, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 98:600-7. 2003
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  18. ncbi request reprint Results of computed tomography in family practitioners' patients with non-acute abdominal pain
    Sonali S Master
    Department of Gastroenterology, Kaiser Permanente Medical Care Plan, San Diego, California 92120, USA
    Fam Pract 22:474-7. 2005
    ..The utility of abdominal computerized tomography (CT) for evaluating abdominal pain in non-emergency, primary care outpatients is unknown. Family practice patients commonly report abdominal pain...
  19. ncbi request reprint Chronic abdominal wall pain: clinical features, health care costs, and long-term outcome
    Christopher D Costanza
    Department of Gastroenterology and the Department of Research and Evaluation, Kaiser Permanente Medical Care Program, San Diego, California, USA
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 2:395-9. 2004
    ..Chronic abdominal wall pain (CAWP) often is misdiagnosed. We evaluated CAWP patients regarding diagnosis accuracy, clinical features, comorbidity, referral frequency, use of care, and long-term outcome...
  20. ncbi request reprint Functional dyspepsia--managing the conundrum
    George F Longstreth
    Kaiser Permanente Medical Center, San Diego, USA
    N Engl J Med 354:791-3. 2006
  21. ncbi request reprint A questionnaire for the assessment of biliary symptoms
    Yvonne Romero
    Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology Outcomes Research Unit, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 98:1042-51. 2003
    ..We aimed to develop a reproducible, valid, discriminative, disease-specific measure of biliary symptoms...