G S Dulai

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Endoscopic treatment outcomes in watermelon stomach patients with and without portal hypertension
    G S Dulai
    Center for Ulcer Research and Education, Digestive Disease Research Center, Center for the Study of Digestive Healthcare Quality and Outcomes, University of California at Los Angeles School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Endoscopy 36:68-72. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Severe gastrointestinal bleeding of obscure origin
    Gareth S Dulai
    Division of Gastroenterology, CURE Digestive Diseases Research Center, Center for the Study of Digestive Healthcare Quality and Outcomes, Greater Los Angeles Veterans Administration Healthcare System, Los Angeles, CA 90073, USA
    Gastrointest Endosc Clin N Am 14:101-13. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Primary care provider perceptions of barriers to and facilitators of colorectal cancer screening in a managed care setting
    Gareth S Dulai
    Division of Gastroenterology, Center for Ulcer Research and Education, Greater Los Angeles Veterans Administration Healthcare System, and Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, University of California Los Angeles, 90073, USA
    Cancer 100:1843-52. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Are physician-derived disease severity indices associated with health-related quality of life in patients with end-stage liver disease?
    Fasiha Kanwal
    VA Greater Los Angeles Health Care System, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, 11301 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90073, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 99:1726-32. 2004
  5. pmc Severe upper gastrointestinal hemorrhage from linear gastric ulcers in large hiatal hernias: a large prospective case series of Cameron ulcers
    M Camus
    CURE Hemostasis Research Group, CURE Digestive Diseases Research Center, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, California, United States
    Endoscopy 45:397-400. 2013
  6. ncbi request reprint Comparing rates of dyspepsia with Coxibs vs NSAID+PPI: a meta-analysis
    Brennan M R Spiegel
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Veterans Affairs Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, Los Angeles, Calif 90073, USA
    Am J Med 119:448.e27-36. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Clinical determinants of health-related quality of life in patients with irritable bowel syndrome
    Brennan M R Spiegel
    Division of Gastroenterology, the VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, CA 90073, USA
    Arch Intern Med 164:1773-80. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint The quality of published health economic analyses in digestive diseases: a systematic review and quantitative appraisal
    Brennan M R Spiegel
    Division of Gastroenterology, Veteran s Affairs Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, California, USA
    Gastroenterology 127:403-11. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Testing for celiac sprue in irritable bowel syndrome with predominant diarrhea: a cost-effectiveness analysis
    Brennan M R Spiegel
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, 11301 Wilshire Boulevard, Building 115, Room 215B, Los Angeles, CA 90073, USA
    Gastroenterology 126:1721-32. 2004
  10. doi request reprint Evaluating the process of care in nonvariceal upper gastrointestinal haemorrhage: a survey of expert vs. non-expert gastroenterologists
    E Esrailian
    VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 28:1199-208. 2008

Research Grants

  1. STUDIES OF BARRETTS ESOPHAGUS
    Gareth Dulai; Fiscal Year: 2005

Detail Information

Publications30

  1. ncbi request reprint Endoscopic treatment outcomes in watermelon stomach patients with and without portal hypertension
    G S Dulai
    Center for Ulcer Research and Education, Digestive Disease Research Center, Center for the Study of Digestive Healthcare Quality and Outcomes, University of California at Los Angeles School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Endoscopy 36:68-72. 2004
    ..The aims of this study were to describe the endoscopic appearance and treatment outcomes in watermelon stomach patients with and without portal hypertension...
  2. ncbi request reprint Severe gastrointestinal bleeding of obscure origin
    Gareth S Dulai
    Division of Gastroenterology, CURE Digestive Diseases Research Center, Center for the Study of Digestive Healthcare Quality and Outcomes, Greater Los Angeles Veterans Administration Healthcare System, Los Angeles, CA 90073, USA
    Gastrointest Endosc Clin N Am 14:101-13. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Primary care provider perceptions of barriers to and facilitators of colorectal cancer screening in a managed care setting
    Gareth S Dulai
    Division of Gastroenterology, Center for Ulcer Research and Education, Greater Los Angeles Veterans Administration Healthcare System, and Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, University of California Los Angeles, 90073, USA
    Cancer 100:1843-52. 2004
    ..The objectives of the current study were to describe current CRC screening practices and to explore determinants of test use by PCPs in a managed care setting...
  4. ncbi request reprint Are physician-derived disease severity indices associated with health-related quality of life in patients with end-stage liver disease?
    Fasiha Kanwal
    VA Greater Los Angeles Health Care System, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, 11301 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90073, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 99:1726-32. 2004
    ..However, there are no data evaluating the associations between MELD scores and patient reports of health-related quality of life (HRQOL)...
  5. pmc Severe upper gastrointestinal hemorrhage from linear gastric ulcers in large hiatal hernias: a large prospective case series of Cameron ulcers
    M Camus
    CURE Hemostasis Research Group, CURE Digestive Diseases Research Center, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, California, United States
    Endoscopy 45:397-400. 2013
    ..Cameron ulcers in large hiatal hernias are an uncommon cause of severe upper GIH. The choice of medical vs. surgical therapy should be individualized...
  6. ncbi request reprint Comparing rates of dyspepsia with Coxibs vs NSAID+PPI: a meta-analysis
    Brennan M R Spiegel
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Veterans Affairs Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, Los Angeles, Calif 90073, USA
    Am J Med 119:448.e27-36. 2006
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Clinical determinants of health-related quality of life in patients with irritable bowel syndrome
    Brennan M R Spiegel
    Division of Gastroenterology, the VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, CA 90073, USA
    Arch Intern Med 164:1773-80. 2004
    ..The identification of predictive factors could allow physicians to better assess HRQOL without using misleading clinical clues. We, therefore, sought to identify determinants of HRQOL in patients with IBS...
  8. ncbi request reprint The quality of published health economic analyses in digestive diseases: a systematic review and quantitative appraisal
    Brennan M R Spiegel
    Division of Gastroenterology, Veteran s Affairs Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, California, USA
    Gastroenterology 127:403-11. 2004
    ..We sought to appraise the quality of health economic analyses in digestive diseases, and to identify predictors of study quality...
  9. ncbi request reprint Testing for celiac sprue in irritable bowel syndrome with predominant diarrhea: a cost-effectiveness analysis
    Brennan M R Spiegel
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, 11301 Wilshire Boulevard, Building 115, Room 215B, Los Angeles, CA 90073, USA
    Gastroenterology 126:1721-32. 2004
    ..Because the symptoms of CS respond to a gluten-free diet, testing for CS in IBS may prevent years of morbidity and attendant expense. We sought to determine whether this might be a cost-effective diagnostic strategy in IBS-D...
  10. doi request reprint Evaluating the process of care in nonvariceal upper gastrointestinal haemorrhage: a survey of expert vs. non-expert gastroenterologists
    E Esrailian
    VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 28:1199-208. 2008
    ..Aim To perform a survey to measure the process of care and variations in decision-making in nonvariceal upper gastrointestinal tract haemorrhage (NVUGIH) and compare results between experts and non-experts...
  11. ncbi request reprint Dysplasia and risk of further neoplastic progression in a regional Veterans Administration Barrett's cohort
    Gareth S Dulai
    Greater Los Angeles Veterans Administration Healthcare System, Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA 90073, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 100:775-83. 2005
    ..Our aims were to estimate and compare the risk of progression to high-grade dysplasia or cancer in groups of Barrett's patients stratified by baseline dysplasia status...
  12. ncbi request reprint Utilization of health care resources for low-risk patients with acute, nonvariceal upper GI hemorrhage: an historical cohort study
    Gareth S Dulai
    Department of Medicine, Division of Digestive Diseases, UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA 90073, USA
    Gastrointest Endosc 55:321-7. 2002
    ..Low-risk patients (Rockall score less-than-or-equal 2) may be candidates for early discharge...
  13. ncbi request reprint The cost-effectiveness and budget impact of intravenous versus oral proton pump inhibitors in peptic ulcer hemorrhage
    Brennan M R Spiegel
    Division of Gastroenterology, Veteran s Administration Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, California, USA
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 4:988-997. 2006
    ....
  14. ncbi request reprint Impact of chronic viral hepatitis on health-related quality of life in HIV: results from a nationally representative sample
    Fasiha Kanwal
    VA Greater Los Angeles Health Care System, Division of Gastroenterology Hepatology, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, 90073, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 100:1984-94. 2005
    ..We compared health-related quality of life (HRQOL) of patients with HIV and hepatitis C virus (HCV) or HIV and hepatitis B virus (HBV) coinfection to those with HIV monoinfection...
  15. ncbi request reprint The cost-effectiveness of cyclooxygenase-2 selective inhibitors in the management of chronic arthritis
    Brennan M R Spiegel
    Veterans Administration Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, David Geffen School of Medicine at University of California, CURE Digestive Diseases Research Center, Los Angeles, CA 90073, USA
    Ann Intern Med 138:795-806. 2003
    ..However, their absolute risk reduction is small and the cost-effectiveness of treatment is uncertain...
  16. ncbi request reprint Incremental value of upper endoscopy for triage of patients with acute non-variceal upper-GI hemorrhage
    Ian M Gralnek
    Department of Medicine, VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, and Department of Medicine, CURE Digestive Diseases Research Center, UCLA Center for the Health Sciences, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, California 90073, USA
    Gastrointest Endosc 60:9-14. 2004
    ....
  17. ncbi request reprint A comparison of liver transplantation outcomes in the pre- vs. post-MELD eras
    F Kanwal
    VA Greater Los Angeles Health Care System, Division of Gastroenterology Hepatology, David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 90073, USA
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 21:169-77. 2005
    ..However, there are no published data to confirm whether this goal has been achieved or whether the policy has affected long-term post-OLT survival...
  18. ncbi request reprint Treatment alternatives for hepatitis B cirrhosis: a cost-effectiveness analysis
    Fasiha Kanwal
    Division of Gastroenterology, VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, Los Angeles, California 90073, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 101:2076-89. 2006
    ..Lamivudine is effective but is limited by viral resistance. In contrast, adefovir and entecavir have lower viral resistance, but are more expensive. The most cost-effective approach is uncertain...
  19. ncbi request reprint Is a negative colonoscopy associated with reassurance or improved health-related quality of life in irritable bowel syndrome?
    Brennan M R Spiegel
    Division of Gastroenterology, VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, CA 90073, USA
    Gastrointest Endosc 62:892-9. 2005
    ..However, no previous data have measured these effects. We sought to measure the association of a normal colonoscopy with reassurance and HRQOL in patients with IBS aged <50 years...
  20. ncbi request reprint Endoscopic screening for esophageal varices in cirrhosis: Is it ever cost effective?
    Brennan M R Spiegel
    Division of Gastroenterology, Greater Los Angeles VA Healthcare System, CA 90073, USA
    Hepatology 37:366-77. 2003
    ....
  21. ncbi request reprint Treatment alternatives for chronic hepatitis B virus infection: a cost-effectiveness analysis
    Fasiha Kanwal
    Veterans Affairs Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, David Geffen School of Medicine at University of California, Los Angeles, and Center for the Study of Digestive Healthcare Quality and Outcomes, Los Angeles, California 90073, USA
    Ann Intern Med 142:821-31. 2005
    ..Interferon has clinically significant side effects, and lamivudine is associated with viral resistance. In contrast, adefovir is safe and has lower viral resistance but is more expensive. The most cost-effective approach is uncertain...
  22. ncbi request reprint Preoperative prevalence of Barrett's esophagus in esophageal adenocarcinoma: a systematic review
    Gareth S Dulai
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Medicine, UCLA School of Medicine, CURE Digestive Diseases Research Center, Los Angeles, California 90073, USA
    Gastroenterology 122:26-33. 2002
    ..Our purpose was to determine the prior prevalence of Barrett's esophagus in reported cases of incident adenocarcinoma undergoing resection, as an indirect measure of impact...
  23. ncbi request reprint Colonic stent vs. emergency surgery for management of acute left-sided malignant colonic obstruction: a decision analysis
    Laura E Targownik
    Division of Digestive Diseases, School of Medicine, UCLA Center for the Health Sciences, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Gastrointest Endosc 60:865-74. 2004
    ..This study sought to determine the cost-effectiveness of colonic stent vs. surgery for emergent management of acute malignant colonic obstruction...
  24. ncbi request reprint Management of acute nonvariceal upper gastrointestinal hemorrhage: comparison of an American and a Canadian medical centre
    Laura E Targownik
    Veterans Affairs Greater Los Angeles Health Care System, California, USA
    Can J Gastroenterol 17:489-95. 2003
    ..The aim of the present study was to compare the structure, process and outcomes of care between a Canadian and an American tertiary care medical centre in the management of acute nonvariceal UGIH...
  25. ncbi request reprint Hospital care for low-risk patients with acute, nonvariceal upper GI hemorrhage: a comparison of neighboring community and tertiary care centers
    Tommy T Oei
    VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, California 90073, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 97:2271-8. 2002
    ..Use of the Rockall Risk score, a simple validated scoring index that predicts outcomes in UGIH, may help to identify these low risk patients...
  26. ncbi request reprint Randomized trial of argon plasma coagulation vs. multipolar electrocoagulation for ablation of Barrett's esophagus
    Gareth S Dulai
    Gastrointest Endosc 61:232-40. 2005
    ..No randomized comparison of ablation strategies has been published...
  27. ncbi request reprint Process of care in acute nonvariceal upper-GI hemorrhage
    Gareth S Dulai
    Gastrointest Endosc 64:310-2. 2006
  28. ncbi request reprint The cost-effectiveness of hepatic venous pressure gradient monitoring in the prevention of recurrent variceal hemorrhage
    Laura E Targownik
    Section of Gastroenterology, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    Am J Gastroenterol 99:1306-15. 2004
    ..Combination of beta-blocker and nitrate therapy, guided by hepatic venous pressure gradient (HVPG) monitoring, is a novel alternative strategy. We sought to determine the cost-effectiveness of these competing strategies...
  29. ncbi request reprint Esomeprazole versus other proton pump inhibitors in erosive esophagitis: a meta-analysis of randomized clinical trials
    Ian M Gralnek
    Rambam Medical Center, Department of Gastroenterology, GI Outcomes Unit, Faculty of Medicine, Technion Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 4:1452-8. 2006
    ..We performed a meta-analysis to calculate the pooled effect of esomeprazole on healing rates, symptom relief, and adverse events versus competing PPIs in EE...
  30. ncbi request reprint Consumer usage patterns of nonprescription histamine2-receptor antagonists
    Chih Wen Shi
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, UC San Diego, La Jolla, California 92093, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 99:606-10. 2004
    ..We examined the extent to which consumers substitute OTC H2RAs for physician care and/or engage in off-label use of these medications...

Research Grants5

  1. STUDIES OF BARRETTS ESOPHAGUS
    Gareth Dulai; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The applicant has no comparable source of salary for the proposed period of research and training. ..