Lauren Gerson

Summary

Affiliation: Stanford University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Comparison of health care resource utilization and costs among patients with GERD on once-daily or twice-daily proton pump inhibitor therapy
    Reema Mody
    Takeda Pharmaceuticals International Inc, Deerfield, IL
    Clinicoecon Outcomes Res 5:161-9. 2013
  2. ncbi request reprint The management of anticoagulants in the periendoscopic period for patients with atrial fibrillation: a decision analysis
    Lauren B Gerson
    Division of Gastroenterology, Stanford University School of Medicine, California 94305 5202, USA
    Am J Med 116:451-9. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Does body mass index differ between patients with Barrett's oesophagus and patients with chronic gastro-oesophageal reflux disease?
    L B Gerson
    Division of Gastroenterology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA 94305 5202, USA
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 25:1079-86. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Oesophageal and gastric pH profiles in patients with gastro-oesophageal reflux disease and Barrett's oesophagus treated with proton pump inhibitors
    L B Gerson
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, CA 94305 5202, USA
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 20:637-43. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness model of endoscopic screening and surveillance in patients with gastroesophageal reflux disease
    Lauren B Gerson
    Division of Gastroenterology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California 94305 5202, USA
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 2:868-79. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Does gender affect career satisfaction and advancement in gastroenterology? Results of an AGA institute-sponsored survey
    Lauren B Gerson
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California, USA
    Gastroenterology 132:1598-606. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint A prospective study of oesophageal 24-h ambulatory pH monitoring in patients with functional dyspepsia
    L B Gerson
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, A 149, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305 5202, USA
    Dig Liver Dis 37:87-91. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Cost-benefit analysis of capsule endoscopy compared with standard upper endoscopy for the detection of Barrett's esophagus
    Lauren Gerson
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California 94305 5202, USA
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 5:319-25. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Potential relationship between gastroesophageal reflux disease and atrial arrhythmias
    Lauren B Gerson
    Division of Gastroenterology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA 94605 5202, USA
    J Clin Gastroenterol 40:828-32. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Evidence-based assessment of endoscopic simulators for training
    Lauren B Gerson
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Stanford University School of Medicine, 300 Pasteur Drive, Room A 149, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    Gastrointest Endosc Clin N Am 16:489-509, vii-viii. 2006

Detail Information

Publications47

  1. pmc Comparison of health care resource utilization and costs among patients with GERD on once-daily or twice-daily proton pump inhibitor therapy
    Reema Mody
    Takeda Pharmaceuticals International Inc, Deerfield, IL
    Clinicoecon Outcomes Res 5:161-9. 2013
    ..Most patients with gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) achieve symptom control on once-daily PPI therapy, but approximately 20%-30% require twice-daily dosing...
  2. ncbi request reprint The management of anticoagulants in the periendoscopic period for patients with atrial fibrillation: a decision analysis
    Lauren B Gerson
    Division of Gastroenterology, Stanford University School of Medicine, California 94305 5202, USA
    Am J Med 116:451-9. 2004
    ..The management of patients who undergo endoscopy while being treated with warfarin is challenging. We used decision analysis to determine the preferred strategy to manage anticoagulants in the periendoscopic period...
  3. ncbi request reprint Does body mass index differ between patients with Barrett's oesophagus and patients with chronic gastro-oesophageal reflux disease?
    L B Gerson
    Division of Gastroenterology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA 94305 5202, USA
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 25:1079-86. 2007
    ..Obesity has been demonstrated to be a risk factor for the development of gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GERD)...
  4. ncbi request reprint Oesophageal and gastric pH profiles in patients with gastro-oesophageal reflux disease and Barrett's oesophagus treated with proton pump inhibitors
    L B Gerson
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, CA 94305 5202, USA
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 20:637-43. 2004
    ..However, the degree of acid suppression induced by proton pump inhibitor therapy in patients with gastro-oesophageal reflux disease and/or Barrett's oesophagus has not been adequately studied...
  5. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness model of endoscopic screening and surveillance in patients with gastroesophageal reflux disease
    Lauren B Gerson
    Division of Gastroenterology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California 94305 5202, USA
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 2:868-79. 2004
    ..The cost-effectiveness of screening strategies that incorporate these nonsurgical treatment modalities has not been determined...
  6. ncbi request reprint Does gender affect career satisfaction and advancement in gastroenterology? Results of an AGA institute-sponsored survey
    Lauren B Gerson
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California, USA
    Gastroenterology 132:1598-606. 2007
    ..Women comprise 19% of the American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) membership. We performed a prospective study to determine whether female gastroenterologists were less likely to achieve career advancement and satisfaction...
  7. ncbi request reprint A prospective study of oesophageal 24-h ambulatory pH monitoring in patients with functional dyspepsia
    L B Gerson
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, A 149, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305 5202, USA
    Dig Liver Dis 37:87-91. 2005
    ..The diagnostic utility of 24-h oesophageal ambulatory pH monitoring in patients with functional dyspepsia has not been well established...
  8. ncbi request reprint Cost-benefit analysis of capsule endoscopy compared with standard upper endoscopy for the detection of Barrett's esophagus
    Lauren Gerson
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California 94305 5202, USA
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 5:319-25. 2007
    ..Potential advantages for Barrett's esophagus (BE) screening include ability to return to work as a result of lack of intravenous sedation...
  9. ncbi request reprint Potential relationship between gastroesophageal reflux disease and atrial arrhythmias
    Lauren B Gerson
    Division of Gastroenterology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA 94605 5202, USA
    J Clin Gastroenterol 40:828-32. 2006
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  10. ncbi request reprint Evidence-based assessment of endoscopic simulators for training
    Lauren B Gerson
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Stanford University School of Medicine, 300 Pasteur Drive, Room A 149, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    Gastrointest Endosc Clin N Am 16:489-509, vii-viii. 2006
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  11. ncbi request reprint Long-term outcomes after double-balloon enteroscopy for obscure gastrointestinal bleeding
    Lauren B Gerson
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Stanford University, A149, 300 Pasteur Drive, Stanford, California 94305 5202, USA
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 7:664-9. 2009
    ..Long-term outcomes after doubleballoon enteroscopy (DBE), performed for the evaluation of obscure gastrointestinal bleeding, have not been determined...
  12. ncbi request reprint A prospective randomized trial comparing a virtual reality simulator to bedside teaching for training in sigmoidoscopy
    L B Gerson
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California 94305, USA
    Endoscopy 35:569-75. 2003
    ..A prospective randomized trial was conducted to compare the exclusive use of a virtual reality endoscopy simulator with bedside teaching for training in sigmoidoscopy...
  13. doi request reprint Complications associated with double balloon enteroscopy at nine US centers
    Lauren B Gerson
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California 94305 5202, USA
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 7:1177-82, 1182.e1-3. 2009
    ..Potential complications include perforation, pancreatitis, and gastrointestinal bleeding. Prevalence and risk factors for complications have not been described in a US population...
  14. ncbi request reprint Arbaclofen placarbil decreases postprandial reflux in patients with gastroesophageal reflux disease
    Lauren B Gerson
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California 94305 5202, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 105:1266-75. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the efficacy and safety of AP for decreasing meal-induced reflux episodes in patients with gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)...
  15. pmc Adverse events associated with anticoagulation therapy in the periendoscopic period
    Lauren B Gerson
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California 94305 5202, USA
    Gastrointest Endosc 71:1211-1217.e2. 2010
    ..Chronic anticoagulation has been demonstrated to be a risk factor for GI bleeding (GIB) in patients undergoing endoscopic procedures...
  16. ncbi request reprint Control of intra-oesophageal and intra-gastric pH with proton pump inhibitors in patients with Barrett's oesophagus
    L B Gerson
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA 94305 5202, USA
    Dig Liver Dis 37:651-8. 2005
    ..A significant percentage of patients with Barrett's oesophagus (BE) will continue to manifest abnormal intra-oesophageal pH profiles regardless of proton pump inhibitor (PPI) therapy...
  17. doi request reprint Cost-effectiveness analysis of management strategies for obscure GI bleeding
    Lauren Gerson
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California 94305 5202, USA
    Gastrointest Endosc 68:920-36. 2008
    ..Management of these patients entails considerable expense. We performed a decision analysis to explore the optimal management strategy for obscure GI hemorrhage...
  18. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of esomeprazole in controlling reflux symptoms, intraesophageal, and intragastric pH in patients with Barrett's esophagus
    R W Yeh
    Department of Medicine, VA Palo Alto Health Care System, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA
    Dis Esophagus 16:193-8. 2003
    ..For an antisecretory treatment aimed at chemoprevention of esophageal adenocarcinoma to be effective, higher PPI dosing confirmed by pH monitoring may be necessary...
  19. doi request reprint Double balloon enteroscopy detects small bowel mass lesions missed by capsule endoscopy
    Andrew Ross
    The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
    Dig Dis Sci 53:2140-3. 2008
    ..Their detection has been limited by the inability to endoscopically examine the entire small intestine. This has changed with the introduction of capsule endoscopy (CE) and double balloon enteroscopy (DBE) into clinical practice...
  20. ncbi request reprint American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) Institute technical review on obscure gastrointestinal bleeding
    Gottumukkala S Raju
    Department of Medicine, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Galveston, Texas, USA
    Gastroenterology 133:1697-717. 2007
    ..The paper was approved by the Committee on March 12, 2007, and by the AGA Institute Governing Board on May 19, 2007...
  21. ncbi request reprint Clinical and fiscal impact of lansoprazole intolerance in veterans with gastro-oesophageal reflux disease
    L B Gerson
    Department of Gastroenterology, Stanford University School of Medicine and VA Palo Alto Health Care System, CA 94304, USA
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 14:397-406. 2000
    ..Omeprazole was replaced by lansoprazole as the only proton pump inhibitor on the Veterans Affairs (VA) formulary in February 1997. We aimed to assess the clinical and fiscal impact of this conversion at two VA hospitals...
  22. ncbi request reprint Palliative care in inflammatory bowel disease: an evidence-based approach
    L B Gerson
    VA Palo Alto Health Care System, California 94304, USA
    Inflamm Bowel Dis 6:228-43. 2000
    ..Evidence labelled as category E refers to situations where there is insufficient evidence available to form an opinion. Algorithms for management of pain and nausea in IBD patients are presented...
  23. ncbi request reprint Preoperative endoscopic screening for laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass has a low yield for anatomic findings
    Cindy Mong
    Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA, USA
    Obes Surg 18:1067-73. 2008
    ..A secondary aim was to determine whether preprocedure symptoms could predict findings at EGD...
  24. ncbi request reprint Proton pump inhibitors and their drug interactions: an evidence-based approach
    L B Gerson
    Division of Gastroenterology, Stanford University School of Medicine, CA, USA
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 13:611-6. 2001
    ..The drug interaction with the greatest clinical importance is the reduction in benzodiazepine clearance by omeprazole...
  25. doi request reprint A multicenter, prospective, randomized comparison of a novel signal transmission capsule endoscope to an existing capsule endoscope
    Eric H Choi
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Riverside Medical Clinic, Riverside, California, USA
    Gastrointest Endosc 78:325-32. 2013
    ..MiroCam, a capsule endoscope, uses a novel transmission technology, electric-field propagation, which uses the human body as a conduction medium for data transmission...
  26. ncbi request reprint American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) Institute medical position statement on obscure gastrointestinal bleeding
    Gottumukkala S Raju
    Department of Medicine, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Galveston, Texas, USA
    Gastroenterology 133:1694-6. 2007
    ..This medical position statement is based upon the interpretation and assimilation of scientifically valid research, derived from a comprehensive review of published literature...
  27. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for small bowel bacterial overgrowth in cystic fibrosis
    Jacqueline L Fridge
    Division of Gastroenterology, Children s Hospital and Research Center Oakland, Oakland, CA 94609 1809, USA
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 44:212-8. 2007
    ....
  28. ncbi request reprint Use of a simple symptom questionnaire to predict Barrett's esophagus in patients with symptoms of gastroesophageal reflux
    L B Gerson
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Stanford University School of Medicine, California 94305-5202, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 96:2005-12. 2001
    ..CONCLUSIONS: By asking seven questions about symptom severity, clinicians may be able to assign a probability to the presence of BE, and thus, determine the need for endoscopy in GERD patients...
  29. ncbi request reprint Is colorectal cancer screening necessary in the preoperative assessment of inguinal herniorrhaphy? A case-control study
    L B Gerson
    Department of Gastroenterology, Stanford University School of Medicine and VA Palo Alto Health Care System, Palo Alto, California, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 96:1914-7. 2001
    ..A case-control study is necessary to assess whether the prevalence of premalignant or malignant colonic lesions is higher in patients presenting with inguinal hernia compared to the general population...
  30. ncbi request reprint A little weight gain, how much gastroesophageal reflux disease?
    Lauren B Gerson
    Gastroenterology 131:1644-6; discussion 1646. 2006
  31. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of Barrett's esophagus in asymptomatic individuals
    Lauren B Gerson
    Section of Gastroenterology, VA Palo Alto Health Care System and Division of Gastroenterology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California 94305 5202, USA
    Gastroenterology 123:461-7. 2002
    ..We prospectively screened for the presence of BE in asymptomatic subjects older than 50 years of age undergoing screening sigmoidoscopy for colorectal cancer...
  32. pmc Time esophageal pH < 4 overestimates the prevalence of pathologic esophageal reflux in subjects with gastroesophageal reflux disease treated with proton pump inhibitors
    Lauren B Gerson
    Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA, USA
    BMC Gastroenterol 8:15. 2008
    ..A Stanford University study reported that in asymptomatic GERD patients who were being treated with a proton pump inhibitor (PPI), 50% had pathologic esophageal acid exposure...
  33. ncbi request reprint Are lifestyle measures effective in patients with gastroesophageal reflux disease? An evidence-based approach
    Tonya Kaltenbach
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    Arch Intern Med 166:965-71. 2006
    ..Weight loss and head of bed elevation are effective lifestyle interventions for GERD. There is no evidence supporting an improvement in GERD measures after cessation of tobacco, alcohol, or other dietary interventions...
  34. ncbi request reprint The future of simulators in GI endoscopy: an unlikely possibility or a virtual reality?
    Lauren B Gerson
    Gastrointest Endosc 55:608-11. 2002
  35. ncbi request reprint Complete elimination of reflux symptoms does not guarantee normalization of intraesophageal and intragastric pH in patients with gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)
    David Milkes
    Department of Medicine Section of Gastroenterology, VA Palo Alto Health Care System, Palo Alto, California 94304, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 99:991-6. 2004
    ..It is generally assumed that acid suppressive therapy improves or eliminates symptoms by normalizing intraesophageal pH...
  36. ncbi request reprint Can colonoscopy simulators enhance the learning curve for trainees?
    Lauren B Gerson
    Gastrointest Endosc 64:369-74. 2006
  37. ncbi request reprint Features of gastroesophageal reflux disease in women
    Mona Lin
    Division of Gastroenterology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 99:1442-7. 2004
    ..In this study, we evaluated the patterns of symptomatic GERD and the spectrum of disease activity in women and compared them to a cohort of disease- and age-matched men...
  38. ncbi request reprint Technology review: the use of simulators for training in GI endoscopy
    Lauren B Gerson
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, A 149, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA 94305 5202, USA
    Gastrointest Endosc 60:992-1001. 2004
  39. ncbi request reprint Patient-derived health state utilities for gastroesophageal reflux disease
    Lauren B Gerson
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 100:524-33. 2005
    ..Gastroesophageal reflux disease is a chronic disease that adversely affects health-related quality of life. The purpose of this study was to derive health state utilities for patients with chronic heartburn symptoms...
  40. ncbi request reprint Does cancer risk affect health-related quality of life in patients with Barrett's esophagus?
    Lauren B Gerson
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Stanford University, Stanford, California 94305 5202, USA
    Gastrointest Endosc 65:16-25. 2007
    ..Health-related quality of life is decreased in patients with GERD and Barrett's esophagus (BE)...
  41. ncbi request reprint Screening for esophageal adenocarcinoma: an evidence-based approach
    Lauren B Gerson
    Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California 94305 5202, USA
    Am J Med 113:499-505. 2002
    ..Several risk factors, including severe reflux symptoms, male sex, and obesity, may identify patients with gastroesophageal reflux disease who are at the greatest risk of the development of cancer...
  42. ncbi request reprint Wireless capsule endoscopy and double-balloon enteroscopy for the diagnosis of obscure gastrointestinal bleeding
    Lauren B Gerson
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, 300 Pasteur Drive, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    Tech Vasc Interv Radiol 7:130-5. 2004
    ..This new endoscopic technique provides the gastroenterologist with an opportunity for further evaluation and treatment of abnormalities detected on wireless capsule endoscopy or other small intestinal imaging studies...
  43. ncbi request reprint Double-balloon enteroscopy: the new gold standard for small-bowel imaging?
    Lauren B Gerson
    Gastrointest Endosc 62:71-5. 2005
  44. ncbi request reprint Jejunal diverticulosis diagnosed by double-balloon enteroscopy
    Ahmad Kamal
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Stanford University, Palo Alto, California, USA
    Gastrointest Endosc 63:864. 2006
  45. ncbi request reprint Risk of proximal colon neoplasia with distal hyperplastic polyps: a meta-analysis
    Otto S Lin
    Gastroenterology Section, Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    Arch Intern Med 165:382-90. 2005
    ..However, many studies have shown an increased risk of proximal neoplasia (PN) in patients with distal HPs. We performed a systematic review to assess the association between distal HPs and PN...
  46. ncbi request reprint A case of iron-deficiency anemia
    Ahmad Kamal
    Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Stanford University, Stanford, California, USA
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 4:xxviii. 2006