Sonia Friedman

Summary

Affiliation: Massachusetts General Hospital
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Doctor message can alter patients' behavior and attitudes regarding inflammatory bowel disease and colon cancer
    Sonia Friedman
    Division of Gastroenterology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Inflamm Bowel Dis 18:1531-9. 2012
  2. ncbi request reprint Intravenous cyclosporine in refractory pyoderma gangrenosum complicating inflammatory bowel disease
    S Friedman
    Division of Gastroenterology, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, New York, USA
    Inflamm Bowel Dis 7:1-7. 2001
  3. ncbi request reprint Management of inflammatory bowel disease during pregnancy and nursing
    S Friedman
    Gastroenterology Division, Harvard Medical School, Brigham and Women s Hopital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Semin Gastrointest Dis 12:245-52. 2001
  4. ncbi request reprint Management of neoplastic polyps in inflammatory bowel disease
    Sonia Friedman
    Gastroenterology Division, Harvard Medical School, Brigham and Women s Hospital, ASBII, Boston, Massachusetts, U S A
    Inflamm Bowel Dis 9:260-6. 2003
  5. doi request reprint Screening and surveillance colonoscopy in chronic Crohn's colitis: results of a surveillance program spanning 25 years
    Sonia Friedman
    Division of Gastroenterology, Harvard Medical School, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 6:993-8; quiz 953-4. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint General principles of medical therapy of inflammatory bowel disease
    Sonia Friedman
    Gastroenterology Division ASBII, Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 75 Francis Street, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Gastroenterol Clin North Am 33:191-208, viii. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Cancer in Crohn's disease
    Sonia Friedman
    Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Gastroenterol Clin North Am 35:621-39. 2006
  8. doi request reprint Factors that affect adherence to surveillance colonoscopy in patients with inflammatory bowel disease
    Sonia Friedman
    Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Inflamm Bowel Dis 19:534-9. 2013
  9. ncbi request reprint 5-aminosalicylate therapy is associated with higher 6-thioguanine levels in adults and children with inflammatory bowel disease in remission on 6-mercaptopurine or azathioprine
    Scott Hande
    Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Inflamm Bowel Dis 12:251-7. 2006
  10. doi request reprint Differential regulation of peripheral leukocyte genes in patients with active Crohn's disease and Crohn's disease in remission
    Robert Burakoff
    Brigham and Women s Hospital, GI Division, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Clin Gastroenterol 44:120-6. 2010

Detail Information

Publications22

  1. doi request reprint Doctor message can alter patients' behavior and attitudes regarding inflammatory bowel disease and colon cancer
    Sonia Friedman
    Division of Gastroenterology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Inflamm Bowel Dis 18:1531-9. 2012
    ..This study explores patient attitudes and behavior regarding inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), colonoscopies, and colon cancer risk...
  2. ncbi request reprint Intravenous cyclosporine in refractory pyoderma gangrenosum complicating inflammatory bowel disease
    S Friedman
    Division of Gastroenterology, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, New York, USA
    Inflamm Bowel Dis 7:1-7. 2001
    ..Pyoderma gangrenosum complicates inflammatory bowel disease in 2-3% of patients and often fails to respond to antibiotics, steroids, surgical debridement or even colectomy...
  3. ncbi request reprint Management of inflammatory bowel disease during pregnancy and nursing
    S Friedman
    Gastroenterology Division, Harvard Medical School, Brigham and Women s Hopital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Semin Gastrointest Dis 12:245-52. 2001
    ..Pregnant IBD patients should be followed in a facility where diagnostic tests, such as sigmoidoscopy and ultrasound, and surgery can be performed if necessary...
  4. ncbi request reprint Management of neoplastic polyps in inflammatory bowel disease
    Sonia Friedman
    Gastroenterology Division, Harvard Medical School, Brigham and Women s Hospital, ASBII, Boston, Massachusetts, U S A
    Inflamm Bowel Dis 9:260-6. 2003
    ..As long as there is no flat dysplasia or adenocarcinoma elsewhere in the colon, a colectomy is not required. However, this group of patients requires increased colonoscopic surveillance...
  5. doi request reprint Screening and surveillance colonoscopy in chronic Crohn's colitis: results of a surveillance program spanning 25 years
    Sonia Friedman
    Division of Gastroenterology, Harvard Medical School, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 6:993-8; quiz 953-4. 2008
    ..Our initial results through August 1998 showed a 22% chance of developing definite dysplasia or cancer by the fourth surveillance examination. We now update the results of all examinations since September 1998 until April 2005...
  6. ncbi request reprint General principles of medical therapy of inflammatory bowel disease
    Sonia Friedman
    Gastroenterology Division ASBII, Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 75 Francis Street, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Gastroenterol Clin North Am 33:191-208, viii. 2004
    ..Finally, it provides a summary of the current accepted medical therapies for ulcerative colitis adn Crohn's disease and recommendations for using these medications in clinical practice...
  7. ncbi request reprint Cancer in Crohn's disease
    Sonia Friedman
    Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Gastroenterol Clin North Am 35:621-39. 2006
    ..The study of cancers that are associated with CD is an evolving field that surely will change given that immunomodulators and biologics are being used with greater frequency...
  8. doi request reprint Factors that affect adherence to surveillance colonoscopy in patients with inflammatory bowel disease
    Sonia Friedman
    Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Inflamm Bowel Dis 19:534-9. 2013
    ..Patients with extensive ulcerative colitis or Crohn's disease of the colon have an increased risk of colon cancer and require colonoscopic surveillance. This study explores factors that affect adherence to surveillance colonoscopy...
  9. ncbi request reprint 5-aminosalicylate therapy is associated with higher 6-thioguanine levels in adults and children with inflammatory bowel disease in remission on 6-mercaptopurine or azathioprine
    Scott Hande
    Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Inflamm Bowel Dis 12:251-7. 2006
    ..We tested the theory that coadministration of 5-ASA agents with AZA/6-MP results in higher 6-TGn levels in a large cohort of children and adults with CD or ulcerative colitis (UC)...
  10. doi request reprint Differential regulation of peripheral leukocyte genes in patients with active Crohn's disease and Crohn's disease in remission
    Robert Burakoff
    Brigham and Women s Hospital, GI Division, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Clin Gastroenterol 44:120-6. 2010
    ..Specific gene expression patterns and molecular biomarkers associated with active Crohn's disease could serve as such markers, thereby providing a novel approach to disease activity monitoring...
  11. ncbi request reprint Are patients with inflammatory bowel disease receiving optimal care?
    Sarathchandra I Reddy
    Division of Gastroenterology, Crohn s and Colitis Center, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 100:1357-61. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine whether patients referred for a second opinion were receiving therapy in accordance with practice guidelines...
  12. doi request reprint Blood-based biomarkers can differentiate ulcerative colitis from Crohn's disease and noninflammatory diarrhea
    Robert Burakoff
    Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Inflamm Bowel Dis 17:1719-25. 2011
    ..A blood test with the ability to differentiate Crohn's disease (CD) from ulcerative colitis (UC) and noninflammatory diarrhea would be useful in the clinical management of these diseases...
  13. doi request reprint Multidetector-row computed tomography enterographic assessment of the ileal-anal pouch: descriptive radiologic analysis with endoscopic and pathologic correlation
    Mark C Liszewski
    Division of Abdominal Imaging and Intervention, Department of Radiology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Comput Assist Tomogr 36:394-9. 2012
    ..To describe the multidetector-row computed tomography enterographic (MD-CTE) features of the ileal-anal pouch after ileal pouch anal anastomosis (IPAA) surgery and correlate them with pouch endoscopy and histopathologic findings...
  14. doi request reprint Low-dose 18F-FDG PET/CT enterography: improving on CT enterography assessment of patients with Crohn disease
    Paul B Shyn
    Department of Radiology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Nucl Med 51:1841-8. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the diagnostic efficacy of low-dose, combined (18)F-FDG PET/CT enterography (PET/CTE), compared with CT enterography (CTE) alone, in the assessment of patients with Crohn disease...
  15. doi request reprint Effects of cancer treatment on inflammatory bowel disease remission and reactivation
    Jordan E Axelrad
    Massachusetts General Hospital Crohn s and Colitis Center, Gastrointestinal Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 10:1021-7.e1. 2012
    ..Little is known about the effects of cancer therapy for extraintestinal malignancy in patients with inflammatory bowel diseases (IBDs)...
  16. doi request reprint Impact of coexistent celiac disease on phenotype and natural history of inflammatory bowel diseases
    Emily C Oxford
    Division of Gastroenterology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 108:1123-9. 2013
    ..We conducted this study to determine whether patients with coexisting celiac disease present a unique phenotype of IBD and to examine the frequency of co-occurrence of celiac disease and IBD in comparison with other autoimmune disorders...
  17. doi request reprint MDCT assessment of ulcerative colitis: radiologic analysis with clinical, endoscopic, and pathologic correlation
    Bijal Patel
    Division of Abdominal Imaging and Intervention, Department of Radiology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Abdom Imaging 37:61-9. 2012
    ..Evaluate the utility of multidetector-row computed tomography (MDCT) in assessing the severity of ulcerative colitis (UC) in comparison with clinical assessment, colonoscopy, and histopathology...
  18. ncbi request reprint Pregnancy and nursing in inflammatory bowel disease
    Sonia Friedman
    Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, and Gastroenterology Division, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Gastroenterol Clin North Am 31:265-73, xii. 2002
    ..This article outlines fertility in IBD, the effect of IBD on pregnancy, the effect of pregnancy on IBD, and the medical therapy available...
  19. ncbi request reprint Pediatric patients with untreated ulcerative colitis may present initially with unusual morphologic findings
    Jonathan N Glickman
    Department of Pathology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 75 Francis Street, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Surg Pathol 28:190-7. 2004
    ..Therefore, the objectives of this study were to determine the clinical and pathologic features of new-onset UC in children and to compare the initial presentation of UC in this group with a control group of adults...
  20. pmc Granulomatous tracheo-bronchitis associated with Crohn's disease
    Kai Xia
    Division of Gastroenterology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    MedGenMed 6:18. 2004
    ..The patient improved with a 6-week oral, followed by an additional 4-week inhaled, corticosteroid treatment. Since then, he has been doing well without relapse of pulmonary symptoms for 2 years...
  21. ncbi request reprint Effect of allopurinol on clinical outcomes in inflammatory bowel disease nonresponders to azathioprine or 6-mercaptopurine
    Miles P Sparrow
    Section of Gastroenterology and Nutrition, University of Chicago Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 5:209-14. 2007
    ..We describe the use of allopurinol in AZA/6-MP nonresponders to deliberately shunt metabolism of 6-MP toward 6-thioguanine (6-TGN) and improve clinical responses...
  22. ncbi request reprint Medical therapy and birth outcomes in women with Crohn's disease: what should we tell our patients?
    Sonia Friedman
    Am J Gastroenterol 102:1414-6. 2007
    ..Only a prospective pregnancy registry of IBD patients can adequately differentiate the effects of disease activity and medication use on adverse pregnancy outcomes...