Thomas O Kovacs

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Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Endoscopic therapy for severe ulcer bleeding
    Thomas O G Kovacs
    CURE Digestive Diseases Research Center, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Ronald Reagan Medical Center, VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, CA 90073 1003, USA
    Gastrointest Endosc Clin N Am 21:681-96. 2011
  2. pmc Long-term quality of life improvement in subjects with healed erosive esophagitis: treatment with lansoprazole
    Thomas O Kovacs
    CURE Digestive Diseases Research Center, VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, Los Angeles, CA 90073, USA
    Dig Dis Sci 55:1325-36. 2010
  3. pmc Long-term efficacy of lansoprazole in preventing relapse of erosive reflux esophagitis
    Thomas O Kovacs
    VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, CURE Digestive Diseases Research Center, Los Angeles, CA 90073, USA
    Dig Dis Sci 54:1693-701. 2009
  4. ncbi request reprint Management of upper gastrointestinal bleeding
    Thomas O G Kovacs
    CURE Digestive Disease Research Center, VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, Building 115, Room 212, 11301 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90073 1003, USA
    Curr Gastroenterol Rep 10:535-42. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint The short-term medical management of non-variceal upper gastrointestinal bleeding
    Thomas O G Kovacs
    CURE Digestive Disease Research Center, VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, Los Angeles, California 90073 1003, USA
    Drugs 68:2105-11. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Endoscopic treatment of ulcer bleeding
    Thomas O G Kovacs
    Thomas O G Kovacs, MD CURE Digestive Diseases Research Center, VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, 11301 Wilshire Boulevard, Building 115, Room 212, Los Angeles, CA 90073 1003, USA
    Curr Treat Options Gastroenterol 10:143-8. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Intravenous and oral lansoprazole are equivalent in suppressing stimulated acid output in patient volunteers with erosive oesophagitis
    T O G Kovacs
    VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, CURE Clinic, Los Angeles, CA 90073, USA
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 20:883-9. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Recent advances in the endoscopic diagnosis and therapy of upper gastrointestinal, small intestinal, and colonic bleeding
    Thomas O G Kovacs
    Division of Digestive Diseases, Department of Medicine, University of California at Los Angeles, School of Medicine, CURE Digestive Diseases Research Center, VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Med Clin North Am 86:1319-56. 2002
  9. ncbi request reprint Lansoprazole in the treatment of functional dyspepsia: two double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled trials
    David A Peura
    University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia, USA
    Am J Med 116:740-8. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Randomized trial of medical or endoscopic therapy to prevent recurrent ulcer hemorrhage in patients with adherent clots
    Dennis M Jensen
    CURE Digestive Disease Research Center, UCLA School of Medicine, VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, Los Angeles, California 90073, USA
    Gastroenterology 123:407-13. 2002

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Publications11

  1. doi request reprint Endoscopic therapy for severe ulcer bleeding
    Thomas O G Kovacs
    CURE Digestive Diseases Research Center, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Ronald Reagan Medical Center, VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, CA 90073 1003, USA
    Gastrointest Endosc Clin N Am 21:681-96. 2011
    ..This article discusses the important aspects of the diagnosis and treatment of bleeding from ulcers, with a focus on endoscopic therapy...
  2. pmc Long-term quality of life improvement in subjects with healed erosive esophagitis: treatment with lansoprazole
    Thomas O Kovacs
    CURE Digestive Diseases Research Center, VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, Los Angeles, CA 90073, USA
    Dig Dis Sci 55:1325-36. 2010
    ..Considerable data on the long-term maintenance of healing of EE are available, but data on long-term GERD symptom prevention and patient quality of life (QOL) are limited...
  3. pmc Long-term efficacy of lansoprazole in preventing relapse of erosive reflux esophagitis
    Thomas O Kovacs
    VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, CURE Digestive Diseases Research Center, Los Angeles, CA 90073, USA
    Dig Dis Sci 54:1693-701. 2009
    ..Long-term lansoprazole is effective and well tolerated when used to maintain erosive esophagitis remission for <or=6 years...
  4. ncbi request reprint Management of upper gastrointestinal bleeding
    Thomas O G Kovacs
    CURE Digestive Disease Research Center, VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, Building 115, Room 212, 11301 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90073 1003, USA
    Curr Gastroenterol Rep 10:535-42. 2008
    ..Effective medical and endoscopic management of ulcer hemorrhage can significantly improve outcomes and decrease the cost of medical care by reducing rebleeding, transfusion requirements, and the need for surgery...
  5. ncbi request reprint The short-term medical management of non-variceal upper gastrointestinal bleeding
    Thomas O G Kovacs
    CURE Digestive Disease Research Center, VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, Los Angeles, California 90073 1003, USA
    Drugs 68:2105-11. 2008
    ..Medical management with proton pump inhibitors is not a substitute for appropriate endoscopic therapy for patients with UGI bleeding and high-risk ulcer stigmata...
  6. ncbi request reprint Endoscopic treatment of ulcer bleeding
    Thomas O G Kovacs
    Thomas O G Kovacs, MD CURE Digestive Diseases Research Center, VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, 11301 Wilshire Boulevard, Building 115, Room 212, Los Angeles, CA 90073 1003, USA
    Curr Treat Options Gastroenterol 10:143-8. 2007
    ..Effective endoscopic hemostasis of ulcer bleeding can significantly improve outcomes by reducing rebleeding, transfusion requirement, and need for surgery, as well as reduce cost of medical care...
  7. ncbi request reprint Intravenous and oral lansoprazole are equivalent in suppressing stimulated acid output in patient volunteers with erosive oesophagitis
    T O G Kovacs
    VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, CURE Clinic, Los Angeles, CA 90073, USA
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 20:883-9. 2004
    ..Some patients requiring acid suppression may be unable to take oral medications...
  8. ncbi request reprint Recent advances in the endoscopic diagnosis and therapy of upper gastrointestinal, small intestinal, and colonic bleeding
    Thomas O G Kovacs
    Division of Digestive Diseases, Department of Medicine, University of California at Los Angeles, School of Medicine, CURE Digestive Diseases Research Center, VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Med Clin North Am 86:1319-56. 2002
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  9. ncbi request reprint Lansoprazole in the treatment of functional dyspepsia: two double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled trials
    David A Peura
    University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia, USA
    Am J Med 116:740-8. 2004
    ..This study was designed to compare the efficacy of lansoprazole with placebo in relieving upper abdominal discomfort in patients with functional dyspepsia...
  10. ncbi request reprint Randomized trial of medical or endoscopic therapy to prevent recurrent ulcer hemorrhage in patients with adherent clots
    Dennis M Jensen
    CURE Digestive Disease Research Center, UCLA School of Medicine, VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, Los Angeles, California 90073, USA
    Gastroenterology 123:407-13. 2002
    ..Our purpose was to test the hypothesis that patients treated with combination endoscopic therapy would have significantly lower rebleeding rates than those treated with medical therapy...
  11. ncbi request reprint Major stigmata of recent hemorrhage on rectal ulcers in patients with severe hematochezia: Endoscopic diagnosis, treatment, and outcomes
    Fasiha Kanwal
    Division of Digestive Diseases and Department of Medicine, UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Gastrointest Endosc 57:462-8. 2003
    ..Endoscopic diagnosis and treatment of hematochezia caused by rectal ulcers is poorly described...