Nirmala Gonsalves

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Affiliation: Northwestern University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Elimination diet effectively treats eosinophilic esophagitis in adults; food reintroduction identifies causative factors
    Nirmala Gonsalves
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60611 2951, USA
    Gastroenterology 142:1451-9.e1; quiz e14-5. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Approach to dysphagia in the young patient in the era of eosinophilic esophagitis
    Nirmala Gonsalves
    Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, 676 St Clair St, Suite 1400, Chicago, IL, 60611 2951, USA
    Curr Gastroenterol Rep 12:181-8. 2010
  3. pmc Esophageal distensibility as a measure of disease severity in patients with eosinophilic esophagitis
    Frédéric Nicodème
    Department of Medicine, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 11:1101-1107.e1. 2013
  4. doi request reprint ACG clinical guideline: Evidenced based approach to the diagnosis and management of esophageal eosinophilia and eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE)
    Evan S Dellon
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 108:679-92; quiz 693. 2013
  5. ncbi request reprint Histopathologic variability in children with eosinophilic esophagitis
    Ameesh Shah
    Childrens s Memorial Hospital, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois 60611 2951, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 104:716-21. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint Histopathologic variability and endoscopic correlates in adults with eosinophilic esophagitis
    Nirmala Gonsalves
    Division of Gastroenterology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    Gastrointest Endosc 64:313-9. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Food allergies and eosinophilic gastrointestinal illness
    Nirmala Gonsalves
    Division of Gastroenterology, Northwestern University, The Feinberg School of Medicine, 676 North St Claire Street, Suite 1400, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Gastroenterol Clin North Am 36:75-91, vi. 2007
  8. doi request reprint Acid reflux detection and symptom-reflux association using 4-day wireless pH recording combining 48-hour periods off and on PPI therapy
    Carol P Garrean
    Division of Gastroenterology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 103:1631-7. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Eosinophilic esophagitis: history, nomenclature, and diagnostic guidelines
    Nirmala Gonsalves
    Division of Gastroenterology, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, 676 North St Claire Street, Suite 1400, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Gastrointest Endosc Clin N Am 18:1-9; vii. 2008
  10. doi request reprint Endoscopic assessment of the oesophageal features of eosinophilic oesophagitis: validation of a novel classification and grading system
    Ikuo Hirano
    Division of Gastroenterology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, 676 North Saint Clair, Suite 1400, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Gut 62:489-95. 2013

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Publications12

  1. doi request reprint Elimination diet effectively treats eosinophilic esophagitis in adults; food reintroduction identifies causative factors
    Nirmala Gonsalves
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60611 2951, USA
    Gastroenterology 142:1451-9.e1; quiz e14-5. 2012
    ..A 6-food elimination diet (SFED) is effective in children with EoE. We assessed the effects of the SFED followed by food reintroduction on the histologic response, symptoms, and quality of life in adults with EoE...
  2. doi request reprint Approach to dysphagia in the young patient in the era of eosinophilic esophagitis
    Nirmala Gonsalves
    Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, 676 St Clair St, Suite 1400, Chicago, IL, 60611 2951, USA
    Curr Gastroenterol Rep 12:181-8. 2010
    ..Endoscopic dilation may be performed in patients who do not respond to medical therapy. This review highlights recent insights into the diagnosis and management of EoE in young adults...
  3. pmc Esophageal distensibility as a measure of disease severity in patients with eosinophilic esophagitis
    Frédéric Nicodème
    Department of Medicine, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 11:1101-1107.e1. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to assess whether measurements of esophageal distensibility, made by high-resolution impedance planimetry, correlated with important clinical outcomes in patients with eosinophilic esophagitis...
  4. doi request reprint ACG clinical guideline: Evidenced based approach to the diagnosis and management of esophageal eosinophilia and eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE)
    Evan S Dellon
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 108:679-92; quiz 693. 2013
    ..New terminology is emphasized, particularly the concepts of esophageal eosinophilia and proton-pump inhibitor-responsive esophageal eosinophilia (PPI-REE) as entities distinct from EoE...
  5. ncbi request reprint Histopathologic variability in children with eosinophilic esophagitis
    Ameesh Shah
    Childrens s Memorial Hospital, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois 60611 2951, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 104:716-21. 2009
    ..We examined the histopathologic features in a well-defined cohort of children with EoE to derive an optimal number of biopsies needed for diagnosis...
  6. ncbi request reprint Histopathologic variability and endoscopic correlates in adults with eosinophilic esophagitis
    Nirmala Gonsalves
    Division of Gastroenterology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    Gastrointest Endosc 64:313-9. 2006
    ..Recently recognized as an important cause of dysphagia and food impaction in adults, eosinophilic esophagitis (EE) is diagnosed by histologic findings of increased mucosal eosinophils...
  7. ncbi request reprint Food allergies and eosinophilic gastrointestinal illness
    Nirmala Gonsalves
    Division of Gastroenterology, Northwestern University, The Feinberg School of Medicine, 676 North St Claire Street, Suite 1400, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Gastroenterol Clin North Am 36:75-91, vi. 2007
    ..These disorders include eosinophilic esophagitis, eosinophilic gastroenteritis, eosinophilic enteritis, and eosinophilic colitis. This article focuses mainly on eosinophilic esophagitis and eosinophilic gastroenteritis...
  8. doi request reprint Acid reflux detection and symptom-reflux association using 4-day wireless pH recording combining 48-hour periods off and on PPI therapy
    Carol P Garrean
    Division of Gastroenterology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 103:1631-7. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to incorporate periods both off and on PPI therapy in a single, extended pH test and describe the effect of PPI therapy on symptom-reflux associations...
  9. ncbi request reprint Eosinophilic esophagitis: history, nomenclature, and diagnostic guidelines
    Nirmala Gonsalves
    Division of Gastroenterology, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, 676 North St Claire Street, Suite 1400, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Gastrointest Endosc Clin N Am 18:1-9; vii. 2008
    ..It also outlines currently accepted diagnostic criteria for this increasingly common condition...
  10. doi request reprint Endoscopic assessment of the oesophageal features of eosinophilic oesophagitis: validation of a novel classification and grading system
    Ikuo Hirano
    Division of Gastroenterology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, 676 North Saint Clair, Suite 1400, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Gut 62:489-95. 2013
    ..There is no standardised classification to describe these features. This study aimed to evaluate the interobserver agreement of a grading system for the oesophageal features of EoE...
  11. ncbi request reprint Dietary treatment of eosinophilic esophagitis
    Nirmala Gonsalves
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, 676 North Saint Claire, Suite 1400, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Gastroenterol Clin North Am 43:375-83. 2014
    ..Dietary therapy with exclusive elemental diet offers the best response. Cow's milk, wheat, egg, soy, peanut/tree nut, and fish/shellfish are the 6 food antigens most likely to induce esophageal inflammation. ..
  12. pmc Functional luminal imaging probe topography: an improved method for characterizing esophageal distensibility in eosinophilic esophagitis
    Zhiyue Lin
    Feinberg School of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Northwestern University, 676 St Clair Street, Suite 1400, Chicago, IL 60611 2951, USA
    Therap Adv Gastroenterol 6:97-107. 2013
    ..The aims of this study were to develop a new method for analysis and presentation of esophageal distensibility data using high-resolution impedance planimetry recordings during a volume-controlled distention...