S Nair

Summary

Affiliation: Ochsner Clinic Foundation
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Treatment of recurrent hepatitis C in liver transplant recipients: is there any histologic benefit?
    Satheesh Nair
    Division of Gastroenterology, Abdominal Organ Transplant Center, Ochsner Clinic Foundation, New Orleans, LA 70121, USA
    Liver Transpl 9:354-9. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Sirolimus monotherapy in nephrotoxicity due to calcineurin inhibitors in liver transplant recipients
    Satheesh Nair
    Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Ochsner Clinic Foundation, New Orleans, LA, USA
    Liver Transpl 9:126-9. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint Metformin in the treatment of non-alcoholic steatohepatitis: a pilot open label trial
    S Nair
    Section of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Ochsner Clinic Foundation, New Orleans, LA 70121, USA
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 20:23-8. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Is obesity an independent risk factor for hepatocellular carcinoma in cirrhosis?
    Satheesh Nair
    Section of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Ochsner Clinic Foundation BH 309, 1514 Jefferson Highway, New Orleans, LA 70121, USA
    Hepatology 36:150-5. 2002
  5. ncbi request reprint Correlation between portal/hepatic vein gradient and response to transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt creation in refractory ascites
    Satheesh Nair
    Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Ochsner Foundation Hospital, BH 309, 1514 Jefferson Highway, New Orleans, Louisiana 70121, USA
    J Vasc Interv Radiol 15:1431-4. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Induction with rabbit antithymocyte globulin versus induction with corticosteroids in liver transplantation: impact on recurrent hepatitis C virus infection
    Satheesh Nair
    Ochsner Clinic Foundation, New Orleans, LA 70121, USA
    Transplantation 81:620-2. 2006
  7. doi request reprint Efficacy of interferon based antiviral therapy for recurrent hepatitis C in patients who received steroid free immunosuppression for liver transplantation
    Satheesh Nair
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Ochsner Clinic Foundation, New Orleans, LA, USA
    Transplantation 86:418-22. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Steroid-free liver transplantation using rabbit antithymocyte globulin and early tacrolimus monotherapy
    James D Eason
    Section of Abdominal Transplantation, Ochsner Clinic Foundation, 1514 Jefferson Highway, New Orleans, LA 70121, USA
    Transplantation 75:1396-9. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Steroid-free liver transplantation using rabbit antithymocyte globulin induction: results of a prospective randomized trial
    J D Eason
    Ochsner Multi Organ Transplant Center, 1514 Jefferson Hwy, New Orleans, LA 70121, USA
    Liver Transpl 7:693-7. 2001
  10. ncbi request reprint Severe hepatitis C infection in a renal transplant recipient following hepatitis C genotype mismatch transplant
    Thomas Schussler
    Section of Hepatology, Ochsner Clinic Foundation, New Orleans, LA, USA
    Am J Transplant 4:1375-8. 2004

Collaborators

  • R P Perrillo
  • P J Thuluvath
  • J D Eason
  • A M Diehl
  • A L Mason
  • Saad Khan
  • Sumita Verma
  • Z A Bhutta
  • John Wain
  • Kathryn E Holt
  • Rumina Hasan
  • Gordon Dougan
  • Thomas Schussler
  • George E Loss
  • Elizabeth File
  • Gist Farr
  • Ranvir Singh
  • H Hertan
  • Danielle Walker
  • Michael A Quail
  • Julian Parkhill
  • Minh Duy Phan
  • Nicholas R Thomson
  • Halina Norbertczak
  • Deborah House
  • Afia Zafar
  • Claire Kidgell
  • Stephen Baker
  • Catherine Staffeld-Coit
  • Jamie Blazek
  • Debbie Dumas-Hicks
  • Mandeep Mehra
  • Ari J Cohen
  • Linsheng Guo
  • P Arguello

Detail Information

Publications27

  1. ncbi request reprint Treatment of recurrent hepatitis C in liver transplant recipients: is there any histologic benefit?
    Satheesh Nair
    Division of Gastroenterology, Abdominal Organ Transplant Center, Ochsner Clinic Foundation, New Orleans, LA 70121, USA
    Liver Transpl 9:354-9. 2003
    ..In an intention to treat analysis, the overall benefit of antiviral treatment in recurrent hepatitis C is disappointing, with little impact on the progression of fibrosis...
  2. ncbi request reprint Sirolimus monotherapy in nephrotoxicity due to calcineurin inhibitors in liver transplant recipients
    Satheesh Nair
    Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Ochsner Clinic Foundation, New Orleans, LA, USA
    Liver Transpl 9:126-9. 2003
    ..In liver transplant recipients with chronic renal insufficiency, conversion to sirolimus-based immunosuppression allows complete withdrawal of CIs, leading to some improvement in renal function...
  3. ncbi request reprint Metformin in the treatment of non-alcoholic steatohepatitis: a pilot open label trial
    S Nair
    Section of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Ochsner Clinic Foundation, New Orleans, LA 70121, USA
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 20:23-8. 2004
    ..Insulin sensitizing agents may be useful in treatment of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease...
  4. ncbi request reprint Is obesity an independent risk factor for hepatocellular carcinoma in cirrhosis?
    Satheesh Nair
    Section of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Ochsner Clinic Foundation BH 309, 1514 Jefferson Highway, New Orleans, LA 70121, USA
    Hepatology 36:150-5. 2002
    ..However, as this study is based on patients with advanced cirrhosis, our findings need to be confirmed in a broader population of individuals with cirrhosis...
  5. ncbi request reprint Correlation between portal/hepatic vein gradient and response to transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt creation in refractory ascites
    Satheesh Nair
    Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Ochsner Foundation Hospital, BH 309, 1514 Jefferson Highway, New Orleans, Louisiana 70121, USA
    J Vasc Interv Radiol 15:1431-4. 2004
    ..The purpose of the present study was to determine whether there was any correlation between PHG and control of ascites after TIPS creation...
  6. ncbi request reprint Induction with rabbit antithymocyte globulin versus induction with corticosteroids in liver transplantation: impact on recurrent hepatitis C virus infection
    Satheesh Nair
    Ochsner Clinic Foundation, New Orleans, LA 70121, USA
    Transplantation 81:620-2. 2006
    ..It appears that steroid-free liver transplantation with RATG induction does not have any negative influence on HCV recurrence in hepatitis C patients after liver transplantation...
  7. doi request reprint Efficacy of interferon based antiviral therapy for recurrent hepatitis C in patients who received steroid free immunosuppression for liver transplantation
    Satheesh Nair
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Ochsner Clinic Foundation, New Orleans, LA, USA
    Transplantation 86:418-22. 2008
    ..In this article, we explore the virological response to two types of interferon based treatment in recurrent hepatitis C virus in liver recipients who received thymoglobulin induction...
  8. ncbi request reprint Steroid-free liver transplantation using rabbit antithymocyte globulin and early tacrolimus monotherapy
    James D Eason
    Section of Abdominal Transplantation, Ochsner Clinic Foundation, 1514 Jefferson Highway, New Orleans, LA 70121, USA
    Transplantation 75:1396-9. 2003
    ..We now report follow-up on these patients and additional patients undergoing steroid-free OLT...
  9. ncbi request reprint Steroid-free liver transplantation using rabbit antithymocyte globulin induction: results of a prospective randomized trial
    J D Eason
    Ochsner Multi Organ Transplant Center, 1514 Jefferson Hwy, New Orleans, LA 70121, USA
    Liver Transpl 7:693-7. 2001
    ..This prospective randomized trial gives encouraging support that steroids can be safely eliminated in OLT...
  10. ncbi request reprint Severe hepatitis C infection in a renal transplant recipient following hepatitis C genotype mismatch transplant
    Thomas Schussler
    Section of Hepatology, Ochsner Clinic Foundation, New Orleans, LA, USA
    Am J Transplant 4:1375-8. 2004
    ..Our report highlights the risk of genotype-mismatch transplants in solid organ transplantation...
  11. ncbi request reprint Allograft transmission of hepatitis C virus infection from infected donors in cardiac transplantation
    Elizabeth File
    Department of Internal Medicine, Ochsner Clinic Foundation, New Orleans, LA, USA
    Transplantation 76:1096-100. 2003
    ..The frequency and outcome of hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection in recipients of hearts from HCV-infected donors remains poorly characterized...
  12. ncbi request reprint Does lamivudine prophylaxis eradicate persistent HBV DNA from allografts derived from anti-HBc-positive donors?
    George E Loss
    Division of Abdominal Transplant Surgery, Ochsner Multi Organ Transplant Center, Ochsner Clinic Foundation Hospital, New Orleans, LA 70121, USA
    Liver Transpl 9:1258-64. 2003
    ..Nevertheless, there is no evidence to suggest that viral eradication occurs. Accordingly, all patients are maintained on continued lamivudine prophylaxis...
  13. ncbi request reprint Obesity and its effect on survival in patients undergoing orthotopic liver transplantation in the United States
    Satheesh Nair
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Ochsner Clinic, New Orleans, LA, USA
    Hepatology 35:105-9. 2002
    ..Weight loss should be recommended for all patients awaiting a liver transplantation, especially if their BMI is more than 35 kg/m(2)...
  14. ncbi request reprint Tolerance: is it worth the risk?
    James D Eason
    Section of Abdominal Transplantation, Ochsner Clinic Foundation, New Orleans, LA 70121, USA
    Transplantation 79:1157-9. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the safety and feasibility of withdrawing immunosuppression in OLT recipients to achieve tolerance...
  15. ncbi request reprint Serum alanine aminotransferase flares during interferon treatment of chronic hepatitis B: is sustained clearance of HBV DNA dependent on levels of pretreatment viremia?
    S Nair
    Section of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Ochsner Clinic, New Orleans, LA 70121, USA
    Hepatology 34:1021-6. 2001
    ..We conclude that a virologic response in patients with high-level viremia is dependent on the degree of ALT flare. Induction of a robust flare may enhance virologic response when high-level viremia is detected...
  16. ncbi request reprint Progressive gastrointestinal histoplasmosis leading to colonic obstruction two years after initial presentation
    H Hertan
    Division of Gastroenterology, Our Lady of Mercy Medical Center, New York Medical College, Bronx 10466, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 96:221-2. 2001
    ..The patient refused surgery and died of colonic perforation. We discuss the diagnosis and management of gastrointestinal histoplasmosis in this report...
  17. ncbi request reprint Effect of race on outcome of orthotopic liver transplantation: a cohort study
    Satheesh Nair
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Ochsner Medical Foundation, New Orleans, LA, USA
    Lancet 359:287-93. 2002
    ..We aimed to establish whether there was a difference in survival in African Americans compared with other races after orthotopic liver transplantation (OLT) and whether race was an independent predictor of survival...
  18. ncbi request reprint Pretransplant renal function predicts survival in patients undergoing orthotopic liver transplantation
    Satheesh Nair
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Hepatology 35:1179-85. 2002
    ..In conclusion, our findings suggest that when Mayo End-Stage Liver Disease (MELD) score is used to prioritize organ allocation, lower-than-expected graft and patient survival rates may be seen...
  19. ncbi request reprint Hepatic ATP reserve and efficiency of replenishing: comparison between obese and nonobese normal individuals
    Satheesh Nair
    Department of Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 98:466-70. 2003
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  20. pmc Salmonella enterica serovar Typhi strains from which SPI7, a 134-kilobase island with genes for Vi exopolysaccharide and other functions, has been deleted
    Satheesh Nair
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada T2N 1N4
    J Bacteriol 186:3214-23. 2004
    ..We propose that these deletions occurred during storage following isolation...
  21. ncbi request reprint Acute autoimmune hepatitis presenting with centrizonal liver disease: case report and review of the literature
    Ranvir Singh
    Am J Gastroenterol 97:2670-3. 2002
    ..Over the course of several months, the histological appearance evolved to what is more commonly associated with chronic autoimmune hepatitis. A review of the literature on this interesting entity is presented...
  22. pmc Characterization of Salmonella serovars by PCR-single-strand conformation polymorphism analysis
    Satheesh Nair
    Institute of Postgraduate Studies and Research, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    J Clin Microbiol 40:2346-51. 2002
    ..enterica serovar Newport strains. PCR-SSCP has the potential to complement classical typing methods such as serotyping and phage typing for the typing of Salmonella serovars due to its rapidity, simplicity, and typeability...
  23. ncbi request reprint Chronic pancreatitis. Long-term pain relief with or without surgery, cancer risk, and mortality
    Paul J Thuluvath
    Department of Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    J Clin Gastroenterol 36:159-65. 2003
    ..Long-term pain relief was similar in patients with alcoholic and nonalcoholic pancreatitis...
  24. pmc Vi antigen expression in Salmonella enterica serovar Typhi clinical isolates from Pakistan
    John Wain
    Investigative Sciences, Centre for Molecular Microbiology and Infection, Imperial College, London, United Kingdom
    J Clin Microbiol 43:1158-65. 2005
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  25. ncbi request reprint Is type II diabetes another extrahepatic manifestation of HCV infection?
    Andrew Mason
    Am J Gastroenterol 98:243-6. 2003
  26. ncbi request reprint Mortality from hepatocellular and biliary cancers: changing epidemiological trends
    Satheesh Nair
    Department of Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 97:167-71. 2002
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the epidemiological trends in mortality from hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) and biliary cancers (BCs) in Maryland during the last 3 decades...
  27. pmc Multidrug-resistant Salmonella enterica serovar paratyphi A harbors IncHI1 plasmids similar to those found in serovar typhi
    Kathryn E Holt
    Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, Wellcome Trust Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge CB10 1SA, UK
    J Bacteriol 189:4257-64. 2007
    ..Our data show that these serovar Typhi and Paratyphi A IncHI1 plasmids share highly conserved core DNA and have acquired similar mobile elements encoding antibiotic resistance genes in past decades...