Chris A Liacouras

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Affiliation: The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Pharmacologic treatment of eosinophilic esophagitis
    Chris A Liacouras
    University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 34th and Civic Center Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Gastrointest Endosc Clin N Am 18:169-78; xi. 2008
  2. doi request reprint Eosinophilic esophagitis: updated consensus recommendations for children and adults
    Chris A Liacouras
    Center for Pediatric Eosinophilic Disorders, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 128:3-20.e6; quiz 21-2. 2011
  3. ncbi request reprint Eosinophilic esophagitis: clinical presentation in children
    Chris A Liacouras
    Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, 3401 Civic Center Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA Electronic address
    Gastroenterol Clin North Am 43:219-29. 2014
  4. doi request reprint Eosinophilic esophagitis
    Chris A Liacouras
    University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Center for Pediatric Eosinophilic Disorders, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Gastroenterol Clin North Am 37:989-98, xi. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Eosinophilic esophagitis in children and adults
    Chris A Liacouras
    Division of Gastroenterology and Nutrition, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 37:S23-8. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint Eosinophilic esophagitis: treatment in 2005
    Chris A Liacouras
    University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology and Nutrition, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Curr Opin Gastroenterol 22:147-52. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Eosinophilic esophagitis
    Chris A Liacouras
    Department of Anatomic Pathology, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Curr Opin Pediatr 16:560-6. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Eosinophilic esophagitis: a 10-year experience in 381 children
    Chris A Liacouras
    Division of Gastroenterology and Nutrition, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 3:1198-206. 2005
  9. doi request reprint 14 years of eosinophilic esophagitis: clinical features and prognosis
    Jonathan M Spergel
    Division of Allergy and Immunology, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, USA
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 48:30-6. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Treatment of eosinophilic esophagitis with specific food elimination diet directed by a combination of skin prick and patch tests
    Jonathan M Spergel
    Division of Allergy and Immunology, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104 4399, USA
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 95:336-43. 2005

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Publications31

  1. ncbi request reprint Pharmacologic treatment of eosinophilic esophagitis
    Chris A Liacouras
    University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 34th and Civic Center Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Gastrointest Endosc Clin N Am 18:169-78; xi. 2008
    ..Providing the appropriate therapy depends on the significance of clinical symptoms, association of abnormal anatomy, and histologic involvement of underlying the esophageal tissue. This article focuses on the pharmacotherapy of EE...
  2. doi request reprint Eosinophilic esophagitis: updated consensus recommendations for children and adults
    Chris A Liacouras
    Center for Pediatric Eosinophilic Disorders, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 128:3-20.e6; quiz 21-2. 2011
    ..Further advances and controversies regarding diagnostic methods, surrogate disease markers, allergy testing, and treatment approaches are discussed...
  3. ncbi request reprint Eosinophilic esophagitis: clinical presentation in children
    Chris A Liacouras
    Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, 3401 Civic Center Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA Electronic address
    Gastroenterol Clin North Am 43:219-29. 2014
    ..Management centers on food elimination. Approaches include skin prick and patch testing, removal of foods, or an amino acid formula diet. Long-term elimination diets can produce nutritional deficiencies and have poor adherence. ..
  4. doi request reprint Eosinophilic esophagitis
    Chris A Liacouras
    University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Center for Pediatric Eosinophilic Disorders, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Gastroenterol Clin North Am 37:989-98, xi. 2008
    ..Although the exact mechanism of EoE is unknown, food allergens are thought to have an important role. Effective treatment options include dietary restrictions and various steroid formulations...
  5. ncbi request reprint Eosinophilic esophagitis in children and adults
    Chris A Liacouras
    Division of Gastroenterology and Nutrition, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 37:S23-8. 2003
    ..Reports support the efficacy of dietary restriction or corticosteroid therapy. Additional research is needed to determine etiology, allow earlier clinical recognition, and improve treatment...
  6. ncbi request reprint Eosinophilic esophagitis: treatment in 2005
    Chris A Liacouras
    University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology and Nutrition, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Curr Opin Gastroenterol 22:147-52. 2006
    ..Because the incidence is rising and the condition is easily diagnosed by endoscopy with biopsy, it is important for physicians to understand the pathophysiology, clinical presentation, and treatment options available for patients...
  7. ncbi request reprint Eosinophilic esophagitis
    Chris A Liacouras
    Department of Anatomic Pathology, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Curr Opin Pediatr 16:560-6. 2004
    ..Because the incidence of EE is rising and EE is easily diagnosed by endoscopy with biopsy, it is important for physicians to not only accurately identify patients with EE but also understand the treatment options available...
  8. ncbi request reprint Eosinophilic esophagitis: a 10-year experience in 381 children
    Chris A Liacouras
    Division of Gastroenterology and Nutrition, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 3:1198-206. 2005
    ..We present information relating to our 10-year experience in children diagnosed with EoE...
  9. doi request reprint 14 years of eosinophilic esophagitis: clinical features and prognosis
    Jonathan M Spergel
    Division of Allergy and Immunology, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, USA
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 48:30-6. 2009
    ..To determine the natural history of treated and untreated eosinophilic esophagitis (EE) and examine the presenting symptoms of EE...
  10. ncbi request reprint Treatment of eosinophilic esophagitis with specific food elimination diet directed by a combination of skin prick and patch tests
    Jonathan M Spergel
    Division of Allergy and Immunology, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104 4399, USA
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 95:336-43. 2005
    ..Therapies have included corticosteroids, elemental diet, and diet restriction. We report our experience with skin prick and atopy patch testing and food elimination diets in patients diagnosed as having EE...
  11. doi request reprint Identification of causative foods in children with eosinophilic esophagitis treated with an elimination diet
    Jonathan M Spergel
    Division of Allergy and Immunology, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 19104 4399, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 130:461-7.e5. 2012
    ..Eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE) is a chronic inflammatory disease with isolated eosinophils in the esophagus predominantly triggered by foods. The optimal testing to identify inciting foods remains unclear...
  12. pmc Changing indications for upper endoscopy in children during a 20-year period
    James P Franciosi
    Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 51:443-7. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to identify changes in subject characteristics and endoscopic procedures during a 20-year interval in children undergoing EGD at a single center...
  13. doi request reprint Reslizumab in children and adolescents with eosinophilic esophagitis: results of a double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled trial
    Jonathan M Spergel
    Division of Allergy and Immunology, Department of Pediatrics, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 129:456-63, 463.e1-3. 2012
    ..Eosinophilic esophagitis is a chronic allergic disease with insufficient treatment options. Results from animal studies suggest that IL-5 induces eosinophil trafficking in the esophagus...
  14. ncbi request reprint Eosinophilic esophagitis
    Jonathan E Markowitz
    Division of Gastroenterology and Nutrition, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, 34th and Civic Center Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Gastroenterol Clin North Am 32:949-66. 2003
    ..These reviews coupled with the past reports and increasing incidence of EoE provide a sound background for further research on the etiology, epidemiology and treatment of EoE...
  15. doi request reprint Eosinophilic esophagitis
    James P Franciosi
    Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center and University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, 3333 Burnet Avenue, ML 2010, Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA
    Immunol Allergy Clin North Am 29:19-27, viii. 2009
    ..Referral to an allergist and food allergen testing is recommended. Dietary and topical corticosteroid therapies are commonly used and are effective in the majority of patients...
  16. ncbi request reprint Eosinophilic esophagitis in children and adults: a systematic review and consensus recommendations for diagnosis and treatment
    Glenn T Furuta
    Section of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition, The Children s Hospital, Denver, University of Colorado Medical School, Denver, Colorado, USA
    Gastroenterology 133:1342-63. 2007
    ..Since EE is a relatively new disease, the intent of this report is to provide current recommendations for care of affected patients and defining gaps in knowledge for future research studies...
  17. ncbi request reprint The use of skin prick tests and patch tests to identify causative foods in eosinophilic esophagitis
    Jonathan M Spergel
    Allergy Section, Division of Immunologic and Infectious Disease, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 109:363-8. 2002
    ..The symptoms do not improve on aggressive acid blockade but do improve on elimination diet or corticosteroid treatment, which tentatively links food allergies to this disorder...
  18. ncbi request reprint Elemental diet is an effective treatment for eosinophilic esophagitis in children and adolescents
    Jonathan E Markowitz
    Divisions of Gastroenterology and Nutrition, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 98:777-82. 2003
    ..Corticosteroids, cromolyn, and elemental diet have all been reported as successful treatments for EoE. In this study, we sought to accurately define a population of patients with EoE and then assess their response to elemental diet...
  19. ncbi request reprint Evaluation and management of foreign bodies in the upper gastrointestinal tract
    Ruben W Cerri
    The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, The University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, USA
    Pediatr Case Rev 3:150-6. 2003
  20. ncbi request reprint Interventional upper endoscopy: the pediatric perspective
    Steven Liu
    Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Curr Gastroenterol Rep 8:450-7. 2006
    ..Continuing research in pediatric endoscopy will allow pediatric gastroenterologists to perfect existing interventional endoscopic techniques and to learn to perform new ones...
  21. ncbi request reprint Eosinophilic esophagitis
    Terri Brown-Whitehorn
    Division of Allergy and Immunology, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, 34th and Civic Center Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Curr Opin Pediatr 19:575-80. 2007
    ..We present a review of the literature including basic science research, prevalence, clinical presentation, diagnosis, and management of eosinophilic esophagitis...
  22. ncbi request reprint Safety of intravenous midazolam and fentanyl for pediatric GI endoscopy: prospective study of 1578 endoscopies
    Petar Mamula
    Division of GI and Nutrition, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Gastrointest Endosc 65:203-10. 2007
    ..Data on safety of intravenous sedation in pediatric GI endoscopy are sparse...
  23. doi request reprint A case-control study of sociodemographic and geographic characteristics of 335 children with eosinophilic esophagitis
    James P Franciosi
    Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 7:415-9. 2009
    ..The epidemiology of pediatric eosinophilic esophagitis (EE) is poorly characterized. In this study, we aimed to determine demographic, socioeconomic, and geographic characteristics of our cohort of EE children...
  24. doi request reprint A descriptive study of complications of gastrostomy tubes in children
    Elizabeth Goldberg
    Division of Gastroenterology and Nutrition, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA
    J Pediatr Nurs 25:72-80. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the number and types of complications experienced by children with gastrostomy tubes...
  25. ncbi request reprint Predictors of early recurrence of benign esophageal strictures: what about eosinophilic esophagitis?
    Chris A Liacouras
    Am J Gastroenterol 99:182-3; author reply 184. 2004
  26. ncbi request reprint Authors' response to detection of causative foods by skin prick and atopy patch tests in patients with eosinophilic esophagitis: things are not what they seem
    Jonathan M Spergel
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 96:376-8. 2006
  27. ncbi request reprint Summary of the First International Gastrointestinal Eosinophil Research Symposium
    Chris A Liacouras
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 45:370-91. 2007
  28. doi request reprint New visions for food allergy: an iPAC summary and future trends
    Philippe A Eigenmann
    Department of Pediatrics, University Hospital of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
    Pediatr Allergy Immunol 19:26-39. 2008
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  29. ncbi request reprint Predictive values for skin prick test and atopy patch test for eosinophilic esophagitis
    Jonathan M Spergel
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 119:509-11. 2007
  30. ncbi request reprint Research agenda for pediatric gastroenterology, hepatology and nutrition: endoscopy. Report of the North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition for the Children's Digestive Health and Nutrition Foundation
    Joseph F Fitzgerald
    Children s Digestive Health and Nutrition Foundation, PO Box 6, Flourtown, PA 19031, USA
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 35:S254-7. 2002
  31. ncbi request reprint Sedation and anesthesia in pediatric endoscopy: one size does not fit all
    Steven M Schwarz
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 44:295-7. 2007