M Mazen Jamal

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi Declining hospitalization rate of esophageal variceal bleeding in the United States
    M Mazen Jamal
    Division of Gastroenterology, Long Beach Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Long Beach, California 90822, USA
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 6:689-95; quiz 605. 2008
  2. doi Decreasing hospitalization and in-hospital mortality related to cholangitis in the United States
    M Mazen Jamal
    Division of Gastroenterology, Veterans Affairs VA Medical Center, Long Beach, CA 90822, USA
    J Clin Gastroenterol 45:e92-6. 2011
  3. pmc Diabetes mellitus as a risk factor for gastrointestinal cancer among American veterans
    M Mazen Jamal
    Division of Gastroenterology, Veterans Affairs VA Medical Center, 5901 E 7th St Long Beach, CA 90822, United States
    World J Gastroenterol 15:5274-8. 2009
  4. doi Decreasing in-hospital mortality for oesophageal variceal hemorrhage in the USA
    M Mazen Jamal
    Division of Gastroenterology, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Long Beach, California 90822, USA
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 20:947-55. 2008
  5. doi African-Americans, Hispanic Americans, and non-Hispanic whites without GERD or reflux symptoms have equivalent 24-h pH esophageal acid exposure
    Kenneth J Vega
    Division of Gastroenterology, University of Florida College of Medicine Jacksonville, Jacksonville, FL, USA
    Dig Dis Sci 58:3554-7. 2013
  6. doi African Americans with Barrett's esophagus are less likely to have dysplasia at biopsy
    Joe E Khoury
    Division of Gastroenterology, University of Florida Jacksonville, Jacksonville, FL, USA
    Dig Dis Sci 57:419-23. 2012
  7. pmc Changing pattern of esophageal cancer incidence in New Mexico: a 30-year evaluation
    Kenneth J Vega
    Division of Gastroenterology, University of Florida Health Science Center Jacksonville, Suite 300, Jacksonville, FL 32207, USA
    Dig Dis Sci 55:1622-6. 2010
  8. doi Gender variation in oesophageal motor function: analysis of 129 healthy individuals
    Kenneth J Vega
    Division of Gastroenterology, University of Florida College of Medicine Jacksonville, Jacksonville, FL, USA
    Dig Liver Dis 42:482-4. 2010
  9. ncbi Liver disease in alcohol and hepatitis C
    M Mazen Jamal
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, VA Medical Center, 5901 E Seventh Street 111, Long Beach, CA 90822, USA
    Best Pract Res Clin Gastroenterol 17:649-62. 2003
  10. ncbi Alcohol and hepatitis C
    M Mazen Jamal
    Long Beach VA Medical Center and University of California, Irvine, Long Beach, CA 90822, USA
    Dig Dis 23:285-96. 2005

Detail Information

Publications25

  1. doi Declining hospitalization rate of esophageal variceal bleeding in the United States
    M Mazen Jamal
    Division of Gastroenterology, Long Beach Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Long Beach, California 90822, USA
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 6:689-95; quiz 605. 2008
    ..In addition, our aims were to study the incidence trends of nonbleeding esophageal varices over the past 2 decades while studying hospitalization rates for cirrhosis over the same study period...
  2. doi Decreasing hospitalization and in-hospital mortality related to cholangitis in the United States
    M Mazen Jamal
    Division of Gastroenterology, Veterans Affairs VA Medical Center, Long Beach, CA 90822, USA
    J Clin Gastroenterol 45:e92-6. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to determine trends in hospitalization rates and in-hospital mortality of cholangitis and also determine predictive factors of in-hospital mortality...
  3. pmc Diabetes mellitus as a risk factor for gastrointestinal cancer among American veterans
    M Mazen Jamal
    Division of Gastroenterology, Veterans Affairs VA Medical Center, 5901 E 7th St Long Beach, CA 90822, United States
    World J Gastroenterol 15:5274-8. 2009
    ..To assess the risk of biliary and pancreatic cancers in a large cohort of patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM)...
  4. doi Decreasing in-hospital mortality for oesophageal variceal hemorrhage in the USA
    M Mazen Jamal
    Division of Gastroenterology, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Long Beach, California 90822, USA
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 20:947-55. 2008
    ..In addition, our aim was to study patient demographics and to identify risk factors for in-hospital mortality based on administrative data routinely collected in this population...
  5. doi African-Americans, Hispanic Americans, and non-Hispanic whites without GERD or reflux symptoms have equivalent 24-h pH esophageal acid exposure
    Kenneth J Vega
    Division of Gastroenterology, University of Florida College of Medicine Jacksonville, Jacksonville, FL, USA
    Dig Dis Sci 58:3554-7. 2013
    ....
  6. doi African Americans with Barrett's esophagus are less likely to have dysplasia at biopsy
    Joe E Khoury
    Division of Gastroenterology, University of Florida Jacksonville, Jacksonville, FL, USA
    Dig Dis Sci 57:419-23. 2012
    ..Barrett's Esophagus (BE) is a pre-malignant condition. Limited data on BE dysplasia prevalence exists among United States ethnic groups...
  7. pmc Changing pattern of esophageal cancer incidence in New Mexico: a 30-year evaluation
    Kenneth J Vega
    Division of Gastroenterology, University of Florida Health Science Center Jacksonville, Suite 300, Jacksonville, FL 32207, USA
    Dig Dis Sci 55:1622-6. 2010
    ..Recent work indicates an increase in Hispanic Americans (HA). It is important to understand the effect of ethnicity on cancer occurrence over a prolonged interval...
  8. doi Gender variation in oesophageal motor function: analysis of 129 healthy individuals
    Kenneth J Vega
    Division of Gastroenterology, University of Florida College of Medicine Jacksonville, Jacksonville, FL, USA
    Dig Liver Dis 42:482-4. 2010
    ..Oesophageal manometry is the standard for diagnosis of oesophageal motor disorders. Minimal data exist assessing the effect of gender on normal oesophageal manometry values...
  9. ncbi Liver disease in alcohol and hepatitis C
    M Mazen Jamal
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, VA Medical Center, 5901 E Seventh Street 111, Long Beach, CA 90822, USA
    Best Pract Res Clin Gastroenterol 17:649-62. 2003
    ..Recent alcohol use decreases the response rate to interferon treatment. The detrimental effects of small amounts (3 or fewer drinks per day) of alcohol consumption in patients with hepatitis C are not known...
  10. ncbi Alcohol and hepatitis C
    M Mazen Jamal
    Long Beach VA Medical Center and University of California, Irvine, Long Beach, CA 90822, USA
    Dig Dis 23:285-96. 2005
    ..Alcohol use and hepatitis C are prominent risk factors for liver injury and this review offers the current understanding of each factor's effects on liver disease...
  11. ncbi Alcohol and hepatocellular carcinoma
    Timothy R Morgan
    Gastroenterology Section, VA Medical Center, Long Beach, California, USA
    Gastroenterology 127:S87-96. 2004
    ..Alcohol use is increasing in many countries, suggesting that alcohol will continue to be a common cause of HCC throughout the world...
  12. pmc S100A4 in esophageal cancer: is this the one to blame?
    Jianyuan Chai
    Laboratory of GI Injury and Cancer, VA Long Beach Healthcare System, Long Beach, CA 90822, United States
    World J Gastroenterol 18:3931-5. 2012
    ..Considering the fact that more than half of the cancer-related deaths are caused by malignancies derived from the digestive system and esophageal cancer is the 4th top contributor to this fraction, this study warrants more attention...
  13. doi Split-dosed MiraLAX/Gatorade is an effective, safe, and tolerable option for bowel preparation in low-risk patients: a randomized controlled study
    Jason B Samarasena
    Department of Gastroenterology, Long Beach Veterans Affairs Healthcare System, Long Beach, CA 90822, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 107:1036-42. 2012
    ..The primary aim of this study was to compare the efficacy, safety, and tolerability of single-dosed and split-dosed regimens of MiraLAX/Gatorade with Golytely for bowel preparation before colonoscopy...
  14. pmc Incidence of hepatocellular carcinoma and associated risk factors in hepatitis C-related advanced liver disease
    Anna S Lok
    Division of Gastroenterology, University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, USA
    Gastroenterology 136:138-48. 2009
    ..We evaluated the Hepatitis C Antiviral Long-Term Treatment Against Cirrhosis (HALT-C) cohort for the incidence of HCC and associated risk factors...
  15. pmc Esophageal malignancy: A growing concern
    Jianyuan Chai
    Jianyuan Chai, Laboratory of Gastrointestinal Injury and Cancer, VA Long Beach Healthcare System, Long Beach, CA 90822, United States
    World J Gastroenterol 18:6521-6. 2012
    ..The high mortality and fast growth of esophageal cancer demand more vigorous efforts to look into its deeper mechanisms and come up with better therapeutic options...
  16. ncbi Lower esophageal sphincter pressure and distal esophageal body function between Hispanic Americans and non-Hispanic whites are equivalent
    Kenneth J Vega
    Division of Gastroenterology, University of New Mexico Health Science Center, Albuquerque, NM, USA
    J Clin Gastroenterol 41:141-4. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to obtain normal values of EM in adult Hispanic American (HA) volunteers and compare these with those obtained in non-Hispanic white (nHw) volunteers...
  17. ncbi Second-generation antipsychotic exposure and metabolic-related disorders in patients with schizophrenia: an observational pharmacoepidemiology study from 1988 to 2002
    Christopher Reist
    Long Beach VA Healthcare Systm, CA 90822, USA
    J Clin Psychopharmacol 27:46-51. 2007
    ..This is likely to significantly add to an already elevated risk for cardiovascular disease in this population. Further investigations are urgently required so that health policy can be appropriately amended for preventive measures...
  18. ncbi Epidemiology of alcoholic liver disease
    Sarathy Mandayam
    Division of Gastroenterology, VA Medical Center, Long Beach, California, 90822, USA
    Semin Liver Dis 24:217-32. 2004
    ..A better understanding of the epidemiology of alcoholic liver disease will allow for improved diagnosis and management of this common problem...
  19. pmc Evolution of hepatic steatosis in patients with advanced hepatitis C: results from the hepatitis C antiviral long-term treatment against cirrhosis (HALT-C) trial
    Anna S Lok
    Division of Gastroenterology, University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Hepatology 49:1828-37. 2009
    ....
  20. ncbi Cosegregation of gastrointestinal ulcers and schizophrenia in a large national inpatient discharge database: revisiting the "brain-gut axis" hypothesis in ulcer pathogenesis
    Vural Ozdemir
    Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, Bioethics Programs, Faculty of Medicine, University of Montreal, Montreal, QC
    J Investig Med 55:315-20. 2007
    ..Dopamine pathways warrant further prospective research as new potential drug targets in ulcer disease...
  21. ncbi Increased prevalence of third-degree atrioventricular block in patients with type II diabetes mellitus
    Mohammad Reza Movahed
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Medical Center, University of California, Irvine, 101 The City Dr, Bldg 53, Rm 100, Orange, CA 92868 4080, USA
    Chest 128:2611-4. 2005
    ..In this study, we evaluated any possible association between DM and third-degree AV block using International Classification of Diseases, Ninth Revision, Clinical Modification (ICD-9-CM) codes in a very large inpatient database...
  22. ncbi Chronic hepatitis C with persistently normal aminotransferase levels: do we have an adequate definition?
    M Mazen Jamal
    Am J Gastroenterol 98:1455-6. 2003
  23. ncbi Increased prevalence of infectious endocarditis in patients with type II diabetes mellitus
    Mohammad Reza Movahed
    Department of Medicine, Section of Cardiology, University of Arizona Sarver Heart Center, Tucson, AZ 85724, USA
    J Diabetes Complications 21:403-6. 2007
    ..However, there are controversial reports about DM association with infectious endocarditis (IE). We evaluated the occurrence of IE in DM patients compared to a matched control...
  24. ncbi The prevalence of pulmonary embolism and pulmonary hypertension in patients with type II diabetes mellitus
    Mohammad Reza Movahed
    Division of Cardiology, University of California, Irvine, Medical Center, Orange, 92868, USA
    Chest 128:3568-71. 2005
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  25. ncbi Diabetes mellitus is a strong, independent risk for atrial fibrillation and flutter in addition to other cardiovascular disease
    Mohammad Reza Movahed
    Division of Cardiology, University of California, Irvine, Medical Center Department of Medicine, 101 The City Drive, Bldg 53, Rm 100, Orange, CA 92868, United States
    Int J Cardiol 105:315-8. 2005
    ..There is a controversy in literature about correlation between DM and atrial fibrillation. The goal of this study was to evaluate DM as a risk factor for atrial fibrillation or flutter using a very large database...