J E Richter

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Affiliation: Temple University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The many manifestations of gastroesophageal reflux disease: presentation, evaluation, and treatment
    Joel E Richter
    The Richard L Evans Chair, Department of Medicine, Temple University School of Medicine, 3401 North Broad Street, 801 Parkinson Pavilion, Philadelphia, PA 19140, USA
    Gastroenterol Clin North Am 36:577-99, viii-ix. 2007
  2. pmc Achalasia - an update
    Joel E Richter
    Department of Medicine, Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, USA
    J Neurogastroenterol Motil 16:232-42. 2010
  3. doi request reprint A young man with a new diagnosis of achalasia
    Joel E Richter
    Department of Medicine, Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19140, USA
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 6:859-63. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint How to manage refractory GERD
    Joel E Richter
    Department of Medicine, Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19140, USA
    Nat Clin Pract Gastroenterol Hepatol 4:658-64. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Gastrooesophageal reflux disease
    Joel E Richter
    Department of Medicine, Temple University School of Medicine, 3401 North Broad Street, 801 Parkinson Pavilion, Philadelphia, PA 19140, USA
    Best Pract Res Clin Gastroenterol 21:609-31. 2007
  6. doi request reprint Update on the management of achalasia: balloons, surgery and drugs
    Joel E Richter
    Department of Medicine, Temple University School of Medicine, 3401, North Broad Street, 801 Parkinson Pavilion, Philadelphia, PA 19140, USA
    Expert Rev Gastroenterol Hepatol 2:435-45. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint The patient with refractory gastroesophageal reflux disease
    J E Richter
    Department of Medicine, Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19140, USA
    Dis Esophagus 19:443-7. 2006
  8. doi request reprint Role of the gastric refluxate in gastroesophageal reflux disease: acid, weak acid and bile
    Joel E Richter
    Department of Medicine and Section of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Am J Med Sci 338:89-95. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint Review article: extraoesophageal manifestations of gastro-oesophageal reflux disease
    J E Richter
    Department of Medicine, Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19140, USA
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 22:70-80. 2005
  10. doi request reprint Management of achalasia: surgery or pneumatic dilation
    Joel E Richter
    Department of Medicine and Section of Gastroenterology, Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Gut 60:869-76. 2011

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  1. ncbi request reprint The many manifestations of gastroesophageal reflux disease: presentation, evaluation, and treatment
    Joel E Richter
    The Richard L Evans Chair, Department of Medicine, Temple University School of Medicine, 3401 North Broad Street, 801 Parkinson Pavilion, Philadelphia, PA 19140, USA
    Gastroenterol Clin North Am 36:577-99, viii-ix. 2007
    ..Laparoscopic anti-reflux surgery and PPIs have similar efficacy in the few available long-term trials. This article reviews the presentation, evaluation, and treatment of GERD...
  2. pmc Achalasia - an update
    Joel E Richter
    Department of Medicine, Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, USA
    J Neurogastroenterol Motil 16:232-42. 2010
    ..The prognosis for achalasia patients to return to near normal swallowing is good, but the disease is rarely "cured" with a single procedure and intermittent touch-up procedures may be required...
  3. doi request reprint A young man with a new diagnosis of achalasia
    Joel E Richter
    Department of Medicine, Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19140, USA
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 6:859-63. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint How to manage refractory GERD
    Joel E Richter
    Department of Medicine, Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19140, USA
    Nat Clin Pract Gastroenterol Hepatol 4:658-64. 2007
    ..For patients with refractory GERD who do not have esophagitis, possible etiologies include nocturnal gastric acid breakthrough, nonacid GER, missed GER or other diseases such as achalasia, gastroparesis or functional heartburn...
  5. ncbi request reprint Gastrooesophageal reflux disease
    Joel E Richter
    Department of Medicine, Temple University School of Medicine, 3401 North Broad Street, 801 Parkinson Pavilion, Philadelphia, PA 19140, USA
    Best Pract Res Clin Gastroenterol 21:609-31. 2007
    ..Currently, endoscopic treatments for GERD should not be a clinical alternative outside of research trials. New drug therapies should be directed at modulating transient LES relaxation...
  6. doi request reprint Update on the management of achalasia: balloons, surgery and drugs
    Joel E Richter
    Department of Medicine, Temple University School of Medicine, 3401, North Broad Street, 801 Parkinson Pavilion, Philadelphia, PA 19140, USA
    Expert Rev Gastroenterol Hepatol 2:435-45. 2008
    ..Botulinum toxin injections into the esophagus and smooth muscle relaxants are reserved for older patients or those with major comorbid illnesses. Some patients with end-stage achalasia will require esophagectomy...
  7. ncbi request reprint The patient with refractory gastroesophageal reflux disease
    J E Richter
    Department of Medicine, Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19140, USA
    Dis Esophagus 19:443-7. 2006
  8. doi request reprint Role of the gastric refluxate in gastroesophageal reflux disease: acid, weak acid and bile
    Joel E Richter
    Department of Medicine and Section of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Am J Med Sci 338:89-95. 2009
    ..The proximal extent of the reflux, regardless of its acidity, seems to be the key to reflux symptoms...
  9. ncbi request reprint Review article: extraoesophageal manifestations of gastro-oesophageal reflux disease
    J E Richter
    Department of Medicine, Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19140, USA
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 22:70-80. 2005
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  10. doi request reprint Management of achalasia: surgery or pneumatic dilation
    Joel E Richter
    Department of Medicine and Section of Gastroenterology, Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Gut 60:869-76. 2011
    ..The prognosis for achalasia patients to return to near-normal swallowing and good quality of life are excellent, but few are "cured" with a single treatment and intermittent "touch up" procedures may be required...
  11. ncbi request reprint New investigational therapies for gastroesophageal reflux disease
    Joel E Richter
    Department of Medicine, Temple University School of Medicine, 3401 North Broad Street, 8th Floor, Parkinson Pavilion, Philadelphia, PA, 19140, USA
    Thorac Surg Clin 15:377-84. 2005
    ..Which of these drugs, if any, will be the new GERD drug for the millennium is unknown. There is no question, however, that improved drug treatments will parallel a better understanding of the complicated pathophysiology of GERD...
  12. ncbi request reprint Review article: the management of heartburn in pregnancy
    J E Richter
    Department of Medicine, Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19140, USA
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 22:749-57. 2005
    ..All but omeprazole are FDA category B drugs during pregnancy. Most drugs are excreted in breast milk. Of systemic agents, only the histamine2-receptor antagonists, with the exception of nizatidine, are safe to use during lactation...
  13. doi request reprint Esophageal dilation: simple and effective treatment for adults with eosinophilic esophagitis and esophageal rings and narrowing
    M Bohm
    Department of Medicine, Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Dis Esophagus 23:377-85. 2010
    ..Over an average of two years, esophageal dilation provided excellent symptomatic relief among 10 adult EoE patients despite no improvement in the mucosal eosinophilia or gross endoscopic appearance...
  14. doi request reprint Trends and outcomes of hospitalizations for peptic ulcer disease in the United States, 1993 to 2006
    Y Richard Wang
    Department of Medicine, Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19140, USA
    Ann Surg 251:51-8. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to quantify the time trends of hospitalizations and operations for PUD in the United States (US) since 1993...
  15. doi request reprint Trends in gastroesophageal reflux disease as measured by the National Ambulatory Medical Care Survey
    Frank K Friedenberg
    Department of Medicine, Temple University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Dig Dis Sci 55:1911-7. 2010
    ..We also sought to determine health-care utilization for GERD indirectly by assessing prescription trends for proton-pump inhibitors and H2 receptor blockers during the period...
  16. doi request reprint Tonic and phasic pyloric activity in response to CCK-octapeptide
    Frank K Friedenberg
    Department of Medicine, Section of Gastroenterology, Temple University Hospital, Temple University School of Medicine, 3401 N Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19140, USA
    Dig Dis Sci 53:905-11. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine whether a high-resolution solid-state catheter system could detect regional pressure changes within the antrum and pylorus in response to CCK-octapeptide...
  17. ncbi request reprint 24-h esophageal pH testing in asthmatics: respiratory symptom correlation with esophageal acid events
    S M Harding
    Department of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 35294, USA
    Chest 115:654-9. 1999
    ..This study examines the prevalence and severity of GER in asthmatics with and without reflux symptoms and examines respiratory symptom correlation with esophageal acid...
  18. doi request reprint Trends and perioperative outcomes of inpatient antireflux surgery in the United States, 1993-2006
    Y R Wang
    Department of Medicine, Temple University School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19140, USA
    Dis Esophagus 24:215-23. 2011
    ..Designating centers of excellence for antireflux surgery based on local expertise may improve outcomes...
  19. doi request reprint Review article: oesophageal dilation in adults with eosinophilic oesophagitis
    M E Bohm
    Department of Medicine, Temple University School of Medicine, 3401 N Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19140, USA
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 33:748-57. 2011
    ..Oesophageal remodelling produces the characteristic endoscopic feature of adult eosinophilic oesophagitis including strictures, rings and a narrow calibre oesophagus...
  20. ncbi request reprint Treatment of chronic posterior laryngitis with esomeprazole
    Michael F Vaezi
    Center for Swallowing and Esophageal Disorders, Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, OH, and the Department of Medicine, Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Laryngoscope 116:254-60. 2006
    ..To evaluate the efficacy of acid-suppressive therapy with the proton pump inhibitor esomeprazole on the signs and symptoms of chronic posterior laryngitis (CPL) in patients with suspected reflux laryngitis...
  21. doi request reprint Trends of Heller myotomy hospitalizations for achalasia in the United States, 1993-2005: effect of surgery volume on perioperative outcomes
    Y Richard Wang
    Department of Medicine, Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19140, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 103:2454-64. 2008
    ..We aimed to study the trends of Heller myotomy and the relationship between surgery volume and perioperative outcomes...
  22. pmc Population-based assessment of heartburn in urban Black Americans
    F K Friedenberg
    Digestive Disease Center, Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Dis Esophagus 26:561-9. 2013
    ..Adverse lifestyle behaviors showed particularly important associations. Our study needs to be replicated in other communities with similar demographics...
  23. ncbi request reprint High-resolution solid-state manometry of the antropyloroduodenal region
    J Desipio
    Department of Medicine, Section of Gastroenterology, Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19140, USA
    Neurogastroenterol Motil 19:188-95. 2007
    ..7 +/- 2.3 mmHg and 9.4 +/- 1.1 mmHg, respectively. Pyloric pressure increased similarly after both the liquid and solid meal. In addition, isolated pressure events and waves, which involve the pylorus, were readily identified...
  24. doi request reprint The association between gastroesophageal reflux disease and obesity
    Frank K Friedenberg
    Section of Gastroenterology, Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19140, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 103:2111-22. 2008
    ..Current evidence suggests that laparoscopic adjusted gastric banding should be avoided in these patients as the impact on gastroesophageal reflux disease appears unfavorable...
  25. doi request reprint Treatment of eosinophilic esophagitis: overview, current limitations, and future direction
    Matthew Bohm
    Department of Medicine, Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 103:2635-44; quiz 2645. 2008
    ..We outline the limitations in the current studies and suggest seven major issues in the study design that must be addressed in future drug trials...
  26. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of laryngeal irritation signs associated with reflux in asymptomatic volunteers: impact of endoscopic technique (rigid vs. flexible laryngoscope)
    Claudio F Milstein
    The Voice Center, Head and Neck Institute, Center for Swallowing and Esophageal Disorders, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Laryngoscope 115:2256-61. 2005
    ....
  27. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic tests for gastroesophageal reflux disease
    Joel E Richter
    Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Ohio 44195, USA
    Am J Med Sci 326:300-8. 2003
    ..By using the available tests judiciously, one can increase the opportunity of making a correct diagnosis of GERD and simultaneously limit the potential inconveniences or cost to the patient...
  28. ncbi request reprint Chronic laryngitis associated with gastroesophageal reflux: prospective assessment of differences in practice patterns between gastroenterologists and ENT physicians
    Tasneem F Ahmed
    Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Center for Swallowing and Esophageal Disorders, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 101:470-8. 2006
    ..Because of this dichotomy we designed this study to assess the practice pattern differences among ENT physicians and gastroenterologists in relation to the diagnosis and treatment of patients with GERD-related laryngitis...
  29. ncbi request reprint Surgical fundoplication in laryngopharyngeal reflux unresponsive to aggressive acid suppression: a controlled study
    Jason Swoger
    Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Center for Swallowing and Esophageal Disorders, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 4:433-41. 2006
    ..The role of surgical fundoplication as the definitive therapy for these patients is uncertain...
  30. ncbi request reprint The long-term efficacy of pneumatic dilatation and Heller myotomy for the treatment of achalasia
    Marcelo F Vela
    Department of Gastroenterology, Center for Swallowing and Esophageal Disorders, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleaveland, Ohio, USA
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 4:580-7. 2006
    ..This study compares long-term outcome of PD (single dilatation and graded approach) and laparoscopic HM and identifies risk factors for treatment failure...
  31. ncbi request reprint Correlation between symptoms and laryngeal signs in laryngopharyngeal reflux
    Mohammed A Qadeer
    Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Center for Swallowing and Esophageal Disorders, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    Laryngoscope 115:1947-52. 2005
    ..Therefore, we conducted subgroup analysis of a prospective concurrent controlled study with a 1 year follow-up to study the correlation between signs and symptoms...
  32. ncbi request reprint A physiologic clinical study of achalasia: should Dor fundoplication be added to Heller myotomy?
    Thomas W Rice
    Center for Swallowing and Esophageal Disorders and the Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 130:1593-600. 2005
    ..Therefore, we objectively studied the physiologic effects of adding Dor fundoplication to Heller myotomy...
  33. ncbi request reprint Helicobacter pylori infection, not gastroesophageal reflux, is the major cause of inflammation and intestinal metaplasia of gastric cardiac mucosa
    John R Goldblum
    Center for Swallowing and Esophageal Disorders and Department of Anatomic Pathology, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Ohio 44195, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 97:302-11. 2002
    ..pylori infection, and intestinal metaplasia in patients with GERD and Barrett's esophagus compared with age-matched controls...
  34. ncbi request reprint Ambulatory esophageal pH monitoring using a wireless system
    John E Pandolfino
    Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60611 3008, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 98:740-9. 2003
    ..An alternative to conventional pH monitoring is the wireless Medtronic Bravo pH System. The aim of this study was to evaluate the safety, performance, and tolerability of this system...
  35. ncbi request reprint Nocturnal acid breakthrough: clinical significance and correlation with esophageal acid exposure
    Tina M Ours
    Center for Swallowing and Esophageal Disorders, Department of Gastroenterology, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 98:545-50. 2003
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate prospectively the degree of upright and supine esophageal and gastric acid suppression using various PPI regimens in comparison to the addition of an H2RA at bedtime...
  36. ncbi request reprint Acid rereflux: a review, emphasizing detection by impedance, manometry, and scintigraphy, and the impact on acid clearing pathophysiology as well as interpreting the pH record
    Steven S Shay
    Department of Gastroenterology, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, 9500 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio 44195 5164, USA
    Dig Dis Sci 48:1-9. 2003
    ..Ambulatory simultaneous pH monitoring and MII will allow these and other roles for acid rereflux to be assessed during the patients normal day...
  37. ncbi request reprint Gastroesophageal reflux disease during pregnancy
    Joel E Richter
    Center for Swallowing and Esophageal Disorders, Department of Gastroenterology Hepatology, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, 9500 Euclid Avenue A30, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Gastroenterol Clin North Am 32:235-61. 2003
    ..Proton-pump inhibitors are reserved for the woman with intractable symptoms or complicated reflux disease. Lansoprazole may be the preferred PPI because of its safety profile in animals and case reports of safety in human pregnancies...
  38. ncbi request reprint Medical management of patients with esophageal or supraesophageal gastroesophageal reflux disease
    Joel E Richter
    Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Am J Med 115:179S-187S. 2003
    ..Furthermore, a good response to PPI therapy predicts a successful outcome with antireflux surgery...
  39. ncbi request reprint Esomeprazole (40 mg) compared with lansoprazole (30 mg) in the treatment of erosive esophagitis
    Donald O Castell
    Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston 29425, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 97:575-83. 2002
    ..This study compared esomeprazole with lansoprazole for the healing of erosive esophagitis and resolution of heartburn...
  40. ncbi request reprint Ear, nose and throat and respiratory manifestations of gastro-esophageal reflux disease: an increasing conundrum
    Joel E Richter
    Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, OH 44195, USA
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 16:837-45. 2004
    ..The author believes that these extra-oesophageal symptoms suspected to be secondary to GORD are a conundrum, but selective use of aggressive proton-pump-inhibitor therapeutic trials may help to resolve this issue in our patients...
  41. ncbi request reprint Laryngopharyngeal reflux: prospective cohort study evaluating optimal dose of proton-pump inhibitor therapy and pretherapy predictors of response
    Woosuk Park
    Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Center for Swallowing and Esophageal Disorders, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Laryngoscope 115:1230-8. 2005
    ..We performed an open label prospective cohort study to evaluate whether twice-daily (BID) PPI is more effective than once-daily (QD) PPI for the treatment of LPR...
  42. ncbi request reprint Complexities of managing achalasia at a tertiary referral center: use of pneumatic dilatation, Heller myotomy, and botulinum toxin injection
    Marcelo F Vela
    Center for Swallowing and Esophageal Disorders, Department of Gastroenterology, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 99:1029-36. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study is to describe the results and complexity of treatment for achalasia patients presenting to a single esophagologist at a tertiary referral center and to make treatment recommendations based on this experience...
  43. ncbi request reprint Long-term effect of H2RA therapy on nocturnal gastric acid breakthrough
    William K Fackler
    Center for Swallowing and Esophageal Disorders, Department of Gastroenterology, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Gastroenterology 122:625-32. 2002
    ..Controversy exists over its efficacy because of H2RA intolerance. No prospective study has addressed this issue...
  44. ncbi request reprint Pneumatic dilation for the treatment of achalasia in untreated patients and patients with failed Heller myotomy
    Jason M Guardino
    Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Center for Swallowing and Esophageal Disorders, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH, USA
    J Clin Gastroenterol 38:855-60. 2004
    ..Laparoscopic Heller myotomy (HM) has become an increasingly preferred modality to treat achalasia. However, the treatment course after a failed myotomy is controversial with fears that pneumatic dilation (PD) has high perforation risk...
  45. ncbi request reprint Not the perfect study, but helpful wisdom for treating asthma patients with gastroesophageal reflux disease
    Joel E Richter
    Chest 123:973-5. 2003
  46. ncbi request reprint The pathogenesis of pseudoachalasia: a clinicopathologic study of 13 cases of a rare entity
    Wendy Liu
    Department of Anatomic Pathology, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Ohio 44195, USA
    Am J Surg Pathol 26:784-8. 2002
    ..The most common mechanism is direct involvement of the esophageal myenteric plexus by neoplastic cells. Rarely, a distant neoplasm may cause this syndrome as a paraneoplastic process...
  47. ncbi request reprint Let the patient beware: the evolving truth about laparoscopic antireflux surgery
    Joel E Richter
    Am J Med 114:71-3. 2003
  48. ncbi request reprint Novel medical therapies for gastroesophageal reflux disease beyond proton-pump inhibitors
    Joel E Richter
    Departments of Gastroenterology Hepatology, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, 9500 Euclid Avenue, A30, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Gastroenterol Clin North Am 31:S111-6. 2002
    ..Future drug development requires a better understanding of the central and peripheral mechanisms controlling TLESRs...
  49. ncbi request reprint The cost-effectiveness of treatment strategies for achalasia
    J Barry O'Connor
    Division of Gastroenterology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Dig Dis Sci 47:1516-25. 2002
    ..Further studies should examine the long-term relapse rates following treatment with Botox and more precisely determine the quality of life of symptomatic achalasia...
  50. ncbi request reprint p53 expression in low grade dysplasia in Barrett's esophagus: correlation with interobserver agreement and disease progression
    Marek Skacel
    Department of Anatomic Pathology, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Ohio 44195, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 97:2508-13. 2002
    ..In the current study, we analyzed the immunohistochemical staining for p53 in patients diagnosed with LGD with known clinical outcome and interobserver agreement data...
  51. doi request reprint Laparoscopic antireflux surgery: key to success in the community setting
    Joel E Richter
    Am J Gastroenterol 103:289-91. 2008
    ..Another evolving issue is the increasing number of fundoplication failures and where best to evaluate and treat these patients...
  52. ncbi request reprint The prevalence of hypopharynx findings associated with gastroesophageal reflux in normal volunteers
    Douglas M Hicks
    The Voice Center, Department of Otolaryngology and Communicative Disorders, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    J Voice 16:564-79. 2002
    ..Intraexaminer and interexaminer agreement information is provided. The traditional attribution of hypopharynx irritation signs to reflux is challenged; the need for improved diagnostic specificity is highlighted...
  53. ncbi request reprint Esophageal manometry: assessment of interpreter consistency
    Devjit S Nayar
    Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Center for Swallowing and Esophageal Disorders, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, 9500 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 3:218-24. 2005
    ..Manometry is used widely in the evaluation of esophageal disorders. Our aim was to assess the intra- and interobserver reliability of esophageal manometry and identify potential causes for diagnostic variability...
  54. ncbi request reprint Short segment Barrett's esophagus: ignorance may be bliss
    Joel E Richter
    Am J Gastroenterol 101:1183-5. 2006
    ..Whether SSBE has an increased cancer risk is poorly defined, whereas overdiagnosis is common and it is associated with increased insurance costs and perception of cancer risks. Maybe in this disease, ignorance is bliss...
  55. ncbi request reprint Barrett's esophagus at a tertiary care center: association of age on incidence and prevalence of dysplasia and adenocarcinoma
    Jason M Guardino
    Center for Swallowing and Esophageal Disorders, Department of Gastroenterology, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 101:2187-93. 2006
    ..Little is known about BE in younger patients. We sought to assess the effect of age on features of BE including the prevalence and incidence of dysplasia and carcinoma...
  56. ncbi request reprint The role of gastric and duodenal agents in laryngeal injury: an experimental canine model
    Talal Adhami
    Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Center for Swallowing and Esophageal Disorders, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 99:2098-106. 2004
    ..We systematically evaluated the damaging role of gastric (acid and pepsin) and duodenal (bile acids and trypsin) ingredients individually and in combination on different laryngeal structures in an experimental canine model...
  57. ncbi request reprint Hospital-acquired gastrointestinal bleeding outside the critical care unit: risk factors, role of acid suppression, and endoscopy findings
    Mohammed A Qadeer
    Department of General Internal Medicine, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    J Hosp Med 1:13-20. 2006
    ....
  58. ncbi request reprint Erythromycin in the short- and long-term control of dyspepsia symptoms in patients with gastroparesis
    Rohtashav Dhir
    Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    J Clin Gastroenterol 38:237-42. 2004
    ..Few prokinetic drugs are available to treat gastroparesis. Data are limited on short-term and long-term efficacy of erythromycin as a prokinetic drug...
  59. ncbi request reprint ACG practice guidelines: esophageal reflux testing
    Ikuo Hirano
    Division of Gastroenterology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60611 2951, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 102:668-85. 2007
    ..Finally, recommendations on the clinical applications of esophageal reflux testing are presented...
  60. ncbi request reprint Gastroesophageal reflux disease: integrating the barium esophagram before and after antireflux surgery
    Mark E Baker
    Cleveland Clinic Center for Swallowing and Esophageal Disorders, Department of Diagnostic Radiology, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Radiology 243:329-39. 2007
    ..This article summarizes the authors' examination protocol and describes how the findings are integrated in the care of these patients...
  61. ncbi request reprint Achalasia in Iceland, 1952-2002: an epidemiologic study
    Sigurbjorn Birgisson
    Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, Landspitali University Hospital Hringbraut, Reykjavik, Iceland
    Dig Dis Sci 52:1855-60. 2007
    ..This is the first national epidemiological study of achalasia in a genetically homogeneous population, spanning over half a century. The epidemiology of achalasia in Iceland is similar to that in most other reported studies...
  62. ncbi request reprint Predictors of outcome of pneumatic dilation in achalasia
    Kaveh Farhoomand
    Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Center for Swallowing and Esophageal Disorders, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Ohio, USA
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 2:389-94. 2004
    ..We investigated the potential predictors of outcome in a large group of patients with achalasia and tested the hypothesis that graded PD may not be appropriate for all patients...
  63. ncbi request reprint Slow lessons learned from endoscopic treatment of GERD
    Joel E Richter
    Am J Gastroenterol 99:203-4. 2004
  64. ncbi request reprint Laryngeal signs and symptoms and gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD): a critical assessment of cause and effect association
    Michael F Vaezi
    Center for Swallowing and Esophageal Disorders, Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, A30, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, 9500 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 1:333-44. 2003
    ..In this article we discuss the reasons for this controversy and highlight the recent data attempting to clarify this complex area...
  65. ncbi request reprint Barrett's esophagus in women: demographic features and progression to high-grade dysplasia and cancer
    Gary W Falk
    Center for Swallowing and Esophageal Disorders, Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, 9500 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 3:1089-94. 2005
    ..The aims of this study were to compare the demographic features of Barrett's esophagus in men and women and to determine the prevalence and incidence of high-grade dysplasia and cancer in these patients...