SATISH SC RAO

Summary

Affiliation: University of Iowa
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic testing in patients with chronic constipation
    Jose M Remes-Troche
    4612 JCP, The University of Iowa Hospital and Clinics, 200 Hawkins Drive, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Curr Gastroenterol Rep 8:416-24. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Influence of body position and stool characteristics on defecation in humans
    Satish S C Rao
    Division of Gastroenterology Hepatology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, Iowa 52242 1009, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 101:2790-6. 2006
  3. pmc Long-term safety and effectiveness of lubiprostone, a chloride channel (ClC-2) activator, in patients with chronic idiopathic constipation
    Anthony J Lembo
    Division of Gastroenterology, Harvard Medical School, 330 Brookline Ave, DA 501, Boston, MA, USA
    Dig Dis Sci 56:2639-45. 2011
  4. pmc Biofeedback therapy for constipation in adults
    Satish S C Rao
    Department of Gastroenterology Hepatology, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Best Pract Res Clin Gastroenterol 25:159-66. 2011
  5. pmc Clinical trial: effects of botulinum toxin on Levator ani syndrome--a double-blind, placebo-controlled study
    S S C Rao
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, 200 Hawkins Drive, 4612 JCP, Iowa City, IA 52242 1009, USA
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 29:985-91. 2009
  6. pmc Dyssynergic defecation and biofeedback therapy
    Satish S C Rao
    Division of Gastroenterology Hepatology, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, 4612 JCP, 200 Hawkins Drive, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Gastroenterol Clin North Am 37:569-86, viii. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Constipation: evaluation and treatment of colonic and anorectal motility disorders
    Satish S C Rao
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, IA, USA
    Gastroenterol Clin North Am 36:687-711, x. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Psychological profiles and quality of life differ between patients with dyssynergia and those with slow transit constipation
    Satish S C Rao
    University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, IA 52242 1009, USA
    J Psychosom Res 63:441-9. 2007
  9. pmc Ability of the normal human small intestine to absorb fructose: evaluation by breath testing
    Satish S C Rao
    Department of Internal Medicine and Clinical Research Center, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, Iowa 52242 1009, USA
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 5:959-63. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Functional disorders of defecation: evaluation and treatment
    Bryan J Feyen
    Satish S C Rao, MD, PhD, FRCP The University of Iowa Hospital and Clinics, Internal Medicine, GI Division, 200 Hawkins Drive, 4612 JCP, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Curr Treat Options Gastroenterol 10:221-30. 2007

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  1. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic testing in patients with chronic constipation
    Jose M Remes-Troche
    4612 JCP, The University of Iowa Hospital and Clinics, 200 Hawkins Drive, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Curr Gastroenterol Rep 8:416-24. 2006
    ..Such approaches have led to improved management of these patients. In this review, we summarize and highlight recent advances in the utility of diagnostic testing of chronic constipation...
  2. ncbi request reprint Influence of body position and stool characteristics on defecation in humans
    Satish S C Rao
    Division of Gastroenterology Hepatology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, Iowa 52242 1009, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 101:2790-6. 2006
    ..Whether defecation is influenced by body position or stool characteristics is unclear...
  3. pmc Long-term safety and effectiveness of lubiprostone, a chloride channel (ClC-2) activator, in patients with chronic idiopathic constipation
    Anthony J Lembo
    Division of Gastroenterology, Harvard Medical School, 330 Brookline Ave, DA 501, Boston, MA, USA
    Dig Dis Sci 56:2639-45. 2011
    ..Lubiprostone helps relieve constipation in short-term 4-week studies. There are limited data on long-term pharmacological treatment with lubiprostone for chronic idiopathic constipation...
  4. pmc Biofeedback therapy for constipation in adults
    Satish S C Rao
    Department of Gastroenterology Hepatology, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Best Pract Res Clin Gastroenterol 25:159-66. 2011
    ..Improved reimbursement for this proven and relatively inexpensive treatment will carry a significant impact on the problem...
  5. pmc Clinical trial: effects of botulinum toxin on Levator ani syndrome--a double-blind, placebo-controlled study
    S S C Rao
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, 200 Hawkins Drive, 4612 JCP, Iowa City, IA 52242 1009, USA
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 29:985-91. 2009
    ..Levator ani syndrome is characterized by anorectal discomfort/pain, treatment of which is unsatisfactory. We hypothesized that Botulinum toxin relieves spasm and improves symptoms...
  6. pmc Dyssynergic defecation and biofeedback therapy
    Satish S C Rao
    Division of Gastroenterology Hepatology, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, 4612 JCP, 200 Hawkins Drive, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Gastroenterol Clin North Am 37:569-86, viii. 2008
    ..Development of user friendly approaches to biofeedback therapy and use of home biofeedback programs will significantly enhance the adoption of this treatment by gastroenterologists and colorectal surgeons...
  7. ncbi request reprint Constipation: evaluation and treatment of colonic and anorectal motility disorders
    Satish S C Rao
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, IA, USA
    Gastroenterol Clin North Am 36:687-711, x. 2007
    ..Randomized controlled trials have also established the efficacy of biofeedback therapy in the treatment of dyssynergic defecation...
  8. ncbi request reprint Psychological profiles and quality of life differ between patients with dyssynergia and those with slow transit constipation
    Satish S C Rao
    University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, IA 52242 1009, USA
    J Psychosom Res 63:441-9. 2007
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  9. pmc Ability of the normal human small intestine to absorb fructose: evaluation by breath testing
    Satish S C Rao
    Department of Internal Medicine and Clinical Research Center, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, Iowa 52242 1009, USA
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 5:959-63. 2007
    ..We performed a dose-response study of fructose absorption in healthy subjects to develop a breath test to distinguish normal from abnormal fructose absorption capacity...
  10. ncbi request reprint Functional disorders of defecation: evaluation and treatment
    Bryan J Feyen
    Satish S C Rao, MD, PhD, FRCP The University of Iowa Hospital and Clinics, Internal Medicine, GI Division, 200 Hawkins Drive, 4612 JCP, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Curr Treat Options Gastroenterol 10:221-30. 2007
    ..Stapled transanal rectal resection appears to be a promising technique for treating defecation disorders associated with rectocele, excessive perineal descent, and mucosal intussusception, but controlled trials are lacking...
  11. doi request reprint Clinical utility of colonic and anorectal manometry in chronic constipation
    Satish S C Rao
    Division of Gastroenterology Hepatology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, Iowa 52242, USA
    J Clin Gastroenterol 44:597-609. 2010
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  12. ncbi request reprint Randomized controlled trial of biofeedback, sham feedback, and standard therapy for dyssynergic defecation
    Satish S C Rao
    University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, Iowa, USA
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 5:331-8. 2007
    ..Biofeedback might help patients with constipation and dyssynergic defecation, but its efficacy is unproven, and whether improvements are due to operant conditioning or personal attention is unknown...
  13. ncbi request reprint Fecal incontinence in a 56-year-old female executive
    Satish S C Rao
    Neurogastroenterology and GI Motility, Division of Gastroenterology Hepatology, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, Iowa 52242 1009, USA
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 5:422-6. 2007
  14. ncbi request reprint Constipation: evaluation and treatment of colonic and anorectal motility disorders
    Satish S C Rao
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, IA, USA
    Gastrointest Endosc Clin N Am 19:117-39, vii. 2009
    ..Randomized controlled trials have also established the efficacy of biofeedback therapy in the treatment of dyssynergic defecation...
  15. ncbi request reprint Investigation of colonic and whole-gut transit with wireless motility capsule and radiopaque markers in constipation
    Satish S C Rao
    Department of Medicine, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa 52242 1009, USA
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 7:537-44. 2009
    ..We assessed regional and CTT with the SmartPill (SmartPill Corporation, Buffalo, NY), a new wireless pH and pressure recording capsule, in constipated and healthy subjects and compared this with ROM...
  16. pmc What is necessary to diagnose constipation?
    Satish S C Rao
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, 200 Hawkins Drive, 4612 JCP, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Best Pract Res Clin Gastroenterol 25:127-40. 2011
    ..In this review, we summarize the recent advances in diagnostic testing with a particular emphasis on when and why to test, and discuss the utility of diagnostic tests for chronic constipation...
  17. doi request reprint Evaluation of gastrointestinal transit in clinical practice: position paper of the American and European Neurogastroenterology and Motility Societies
    S S C Rao
    Division of Gastroenterology Hepatology, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, IA 52242 1009, USA
    Neurogastroenterol Motil 23:8-23. 2011
    ..Assessment of regional and/or whole gut transit times can provide direct measurements and diagnostic information to explain the cause of symptoms, and plan therapy...
  18. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic utility of wireless motility capsule in gastrointestinal dysmotility
    Satish S C Rao
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, IA 52242 1009, USA
    J Clin Gastroenterol 45:684-90. 2011
    ..To examine the diagnostic utility of wireless motility capsule (WMC) in patients with suspected gastrointestinal (GI) dysmotility...
  19. pmc Update on the management of constipation in the elderly: new treatment options
    Satish S C Rao
    Section of Neurogastroenterology, Division of Gastroenterology Hepatology, Department of Internal Medicine, Iowa City, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, Iowa, USA
    Clin Interv Aging 5:163-71. 2010
    ..Biofeedback therapy is efficacious for treating dyssynergic defecation and fecal impaction with soiling. However, data on efficacy and safety of drugs in elderly are limited and urgently needed...
  20. pmc Advances in diagnostic assessment of fecal incontinence and dyssynergic defecation
    Satish S C Rao
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, Iowa, USA
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 8:910-9. 2010
    ..This article provides an up-to-date review on the role of diagnostic tests in the evaluation of fecal incontinence and constipation with dyssynergic defecation...
  21. pmc Day-to-day reproducibility of prolonged ambulatory colonic manometry in healthy subjects
    S S C Rao
    Division of Neurogastroenterology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Neurogastroenterol Motil 22:640-e178. 2010
    ..Although colonic manometry provides useful information regarding colonic physiology, considerable variability has been reported both for regional motility and manometric patterns. Whether colonic manometry is reproducible is not known...
  22. ncbi request reprint Long-term efficacy of biofeedback therapy for dyssynergic defecation: randomized controlled trial
    Satish S C Rao
    Department of Gastroenterology, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, Iowa 52242 1009, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 105:890-6. 2010
    ..Our aim was to compare the 1-year outcome of biofeedback (manometric-assisted pelvic relaxation and simulated defecation training) with standard therapy (diet, exercise, laxatives) in patients who completed 3 months of either therapy...
  23. pmc Is endoscopic mucosal clipping useful for preventing colonic manometry probe displacement?
    Satish S C Rao
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, Iowa 52242, USA
    J Clin Gastroenterol 44:620-4. 2010
    ..To examine whether endoscopic mucosal clipping prevents probe migration...
  24. pmc Treating pelvic floor disorders of defecation: management or cure?
    Satish S C Rao
    The University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Internal Medicine, GI Division, 200 Hawkins Drive, 4612 JCP, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Curr Gastroenterol Rep 11:278-87. 2009
    ..Several surgical approaches, including stapled transanal rectal resection, have been advocated, but well-controlled randomized studies are lacking and their efficacy is unproven...
  25. ncbi request reprint Oral rehydration for viral gastroenteritis in adults: a randomized, controlled trial of 3 solutions
    S S C Rao
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Iowa, Iowa City, 52242 1009, USA
    JPEN J Parenter Enteral Nutr 30:433-9. 2006
    ..A yogurt/rice diet was allowed ad libitum. Stool and urine output, electrolytes, fluid intake, body weight, hematocrit, and palatability of solutions were measured...
  26. ncbi request reprint Investigation of fundo-antral reflex in human beings
    Satish S C Rao
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, Iowa 52242, USA
    World J Gastroenterol 11:6676-80. 2005
    ..To examine the sensory and motor response(s) of the stomach following fundic distention and to assess whether cholinergic mechanisms influence these responses...
  27. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic testing in fecal incontinence
    Anjana Kumar
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology Hepatology, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, 4612 JCP 200 Hawkins Drive, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Curr Gastroenterol Rep 5:406-13. 2003
    ..No data are available on the cost-effectiveness of diagnostic testing in fecal incontinence. Newer techniques, including electrophysiologic testing and morphologic imaging of the anorectum, are being pursued...
  28. ncbi request reprint Pathophysiology of adult fecal incontinence
    Satish S C Rao
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Iowa Carver Colege of Medicine, Iowa City 52242, USA
    Gastroenterology 126:S14-22. 2004
    ..There is a strong need for prospective, long-term studies of sphincter function in nulliparous and multiparous women...
  29. ncbi request reprint Constipation: evaluation and treatment
    Satish S C Rao
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, 200 Hawkins Drive, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Gastroenterol Clin North Am 32:659-83. 2003
    ..In the near future, user-friendly biofeedback programs including home therapy may facilitate wider use of these methods for patients with dyssynergic defecation...
  30. ncbi request reprint Dyssynergic defecation: demographics, symptoms, stool patterns, and quality of life
    Satish S C Rao
    Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, University of Iowa College of Medicine, Iowa City, Iowa 52242, USA
    J Clin Gastroenterol 38:680-5. 2004
    ..Most patients with dyssynergia reported an excessive need to strain, feeling of incomplete evacuation and abdominal bloating and one half used digital maneuvers. It significantly affected quality of life, particularly in women...
  31. ncbi request reprint Dyssynergic defecation
    S S Rao
    Section of Neurogastroenterology, Division of Gastroenterology Hepatology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Iowa College of Medicine, Iowa City, Iowa, USA
    Gastroenterol Clin North Am 30:97-114. 2001
    ..Further refinements in diagnostic criteria and in rehabilitation therapy programs should facilitate better diagnosis and treatment of patients with dyssynergic defecation...
  32. ncbi request reprint Investigation of the utility of colorectal function tests and Rome II criteria in dyssynergic defecation (Anismus)
    S S C Rao
    Department of Internal Medicine and Clinical Research Center, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Neurogastroenterol Motil 16:589-96. 2004
    ..Symptoms together with abnormal manometry, abnormal balloon expulsion or colonic marker retention are necessary to optimally identify patients with difficult defecation...
  33. ncbi request reprint Minimum standards of anorectal manometry
    S S C Rao
    University of Iowa, Iowa City 52242, USA
    Neurogastroenterol Motil 14:553-9. 2002
  34. ncbi request reprint Rectoanal sensorimotor response in humans during rectal distension
    Sherrie De Ocampo
    Department of Internal Medicine, Section of Neurogastroenterology and GI Motility, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, Iowa, USA
    Dis Colon Rectum 50:1639-46. 2007
    ..Rectal perception facilitates maintenance of continence and defecation. Whether perception is associated with motor changes in anorectum is unclear. We examined sensory and motor responses of the anorectum during rectal distention...
  35. doi request reprint Do stool form and frequency correlate with whole-gut and colonic transit? Results from a multicenter study in constipated individuals and healthy controls
    Richard J Saad
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 105:403-11. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the correlation between stool characteristics (form and frequency) and gut transit in constipated and healthy adults...
  36. ncbi request reprint Anorectal dysfunction after surgical treatment for cervical cancer
    Anil K Sood
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, and University of Iowa Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 195:513-9. 2002
    ..In this prospective pilot study we evaluated the incidence of bowel symptoms, changes in anorectal physiology, and quality of life after radical hysterectomy...
  37. ncbi request reprint A balancing view: Fecal incontinence: test or treat empirically--which strategy is best?
    Satish S C Rao
    Neurogastroenterology and GI Motility, University of Iowa Division of Gastroenterology Hepatology, Iowa City, Iowa, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 101:2683-4. 2006
  38. ncbi request reprint Constipation in pregnancy: prevalence, symptoms, and risk factors
    Catherine S Bradley
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa 52242, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 110:1351-7. 2007
    ..To prospectively estimate constipation prevalence and risk factors in pregnancy...
  39. ncbi request reprint [Current concepts in the pathophysiology, diagnosis and treatment of fecal incontinence]
    Jose Maria Remes-Troche
    Sección de Neurogastroenterología y Laboratorio de Motilidad Gastrointestinal, División de Gastroenterología Hepatología, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, IA, USA
    Rev Gastroenterol Mex 71:496-507. 2006
    ..Several experimental approaches, including bulking of the anal sphincter, sacral nerve stimulation and the delivery of radiofrequency energy to the anal canal are under investigation...
  40. ncbi request reprint Efficacy and safety of traditional medical therapies for chronic constipation: systematic review
    Davendra Ramkumar
    Division of Gastroenterology, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, Iowa 52242, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 100:936-71. 2005
    ..Our aim was to undertake a systematic review of the efficacy and safety of traditional medical therapies for chronic constipation and to make evidence-based recommendations...
  41. pmc Methanogenic flora is associated with altered colonic transit but not stool characteristics in constipation without IBS
    Ashok Attaluri
    Division of Gastroenterology Hepatology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, Iowa 52242 1009, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 105:1407-11. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the prevalence and association of methanogenic flora in patients with slow transit (ST) constipation and normal transit (NT) constipation and non-constipated controls...
  42. ncbi request reprint Pathophysiology and role of biofeedback therapy in solitary rectal ulcer syndrome
    Satish S C Rao
    Section of Neurogastroenterology, Division of Gastroenterology Hepatology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, 200 Hawkins Drive, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 101:613-8. 2006
    ..Solitary rectal ulcer syndrome (SRUS) is a behavioral disorder whose pathophysiology is incompletely understood. Likewise, its treatment, particularly the role of biofeedback therapy (BT) is unclear...
  43. ncbi request reprint Defecation disorders: neuromuscular aspects and treatment
    Jose M Remes-Troche
    GI Division, The University of Iowa Hospital and Clinics, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Curr Gastroenterol Rep 8:291-9. 2006
    ..These treatments include biofeedback therapy, tegaserod, and lubiprostone for chronic constipation...
  44. ncbi request reprint Investigation of the pathophysiology of fecal seepage
    Satish S C Rao
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology Hepatology, University of Iowa, Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, Iowa, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 99:2204-9. 2004
    ..Unintentional seepage of stool without awareness is common but its pathophysiology is poorly understood. Our aim was to examine the underlying mechanism(s) for fecal seepage...
  45. ncbi request reprint Ambulatory 24-hour colonic manometry in slow-transit constipation
    Satish S C Rao
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, Iowa, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 99:2405-16. 2004
    ..The colonic neuromuscular dysfunction in patients with constipation and the role of colonic manometry is incompletely understood...
  46. ncbi request reprint Fundic balloon distension stimulates antral and duodenal motility in man
    Satish S C Rao
    Department of Medicine, University of Iowa College of Medicine, Iowa City, USA
    Dig Dis Sci 47:1015-9. 2002
    ..Thus, the gastric response to distension differs from that observed during the intestinal peristaltic reflex...
  47. ncbi request reprint Theophylline improves esophageal chest pain--a randomized, placebo-controlled study
    Satish S C Rao
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Iowa, Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, Iowa, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 102:930-8. 2007
    ..A previous uncontrolled study suggested that theophylline may be useful. Our aims were to investigate the effects of theophylline on esophageal sensorimotor function and chest pain...
  48. ncbi request reprint Cholestyramine--a useful adjunct for the treatment of patients with fecal incontinence
    Jose M Remes-Troche
    Section of Neurogastroenterology, Division of Gastroenterology Hepatology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Int J Colorectal Dis 23:189-94. 2008
    ..Cholestyramine may improve fecal incontinence, but its use has not been assessed. We report our experience with the use of cholestyramine in the treatment of fecal incontinence...
  49. ncbi request reprint Fructose intolerance: an under-recognized problem
    Young K Choi
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, Iowa, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 98:1348-53. 2003
    ..Our aims were 1) to examine the prevalence of fructose intolerance in patients with unexplained abdominal symptoms, and 2) to explore whether fructose concentration influences fructose breath test...
  50. ncbi request reprint Attenuation of isolated pyloric pressure waves in gastroparesis in response to botulinum toxin injection: a case report
    Piush Gupta
    Division of Gastroenterology Hepatology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City 52242, USA
    Gastrointest Endosc 56:770-2. 2002
  51. ncbi request reprint Functional chest pain: esophageal or overlapping functional disorder
    Ranjit S Mudipalli
    Section of Neurogastroenterology and GI Motility, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    J Clin Gastroenterol 41:264-9. 2007
    ..Whether patients with functional chest pain have an esophageal or overlapping functional disorder of the gut is unclear. We investigated the prevalence of functional gastrointestinal disorders in patients with functional chest pain...
  52. doi request reprint Fecal incontinence in the elderly
    Felix W Leung
    Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA and Sepulveda Ambulatory Care Center, Veterans Affairs Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, 111G, 16111 Plummer Street, North Hills, CA 91343, USA
    Gastroenterol Clin North Am 38:503-11. 2009
    ..Despite appropriate management, nursing home residents may remain incontinent because of dementia and health or restraint related immobility...
  53. ncbi request reprint Clinical utility of diagnostic tests for constipation in adults: a systematic review
    Satish S C Rao
    Division of Gastroenterology Hepatology, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, Iowa 52242, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 100:1605-15. 2005
    ..However, their utility is not known. We performed a systematic review of diagnostic tests commonly used in constipation...
  54. pmc Investigation of anal motor characteristics of the sensorimotor response (SMR) using 3-D anorectal pressure topography
    Gregory Cheeney
    The Univ Of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, 200 Hawkins Dr, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol 300:G236-40. 2011
    ..2 cm corresponding to puborectalis. We concluded that SMR is primarily induced by the activation and contraction of the puborectalis muscle in response to a sensation of a desire to defecate...
  55. ncbi request reprint Effects of gender and age on esophageal biomechanical properties and sensation
    Satish S C Rao
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, Iowa 52242, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 98:1688-95. 2003
    ..Eleven older individuals (five men and six women, aged 55-82 yr) and 11 younger healthy individuals (five male and six female, aged 22-45 yr) participated in this study...
  56. ncbi request reprint Treatment of postoperative ileus after bowel surgery with low-dose intravenous erythromycin
    Andrew J Lightfoot
    Department of Urology, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, Iowa 52242 1089, USA
    Urology 69:611-5. 2007
    ..We investigated whether intravenous erythromycin decreases the time to the return of normal bowel function after bowel surgery in patients with bladder cancer and interstitial cystitis who have undergone cystectomy and urinary diversion...
  57. ncbi request reprint Functional chest pain: nociception and visceral hyperalgesia
    Premjit S Chahal
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    J Clin Gastroenterol 39:S204-9; discussion S210. 2005
    ..High doses of proton pump inhibitors and low doses of tricyclic antidepressants or trazadone remain the mainstay of therapy, although several new approaches including theophylline have been shown to be beneficial...
  58. ncbi request reprint Anorectal motor disorders
    Jose M Remes-Troche
    Section of Neurogastroenterology, Division of Gastroenterology Hepatology, Department of Internal Medicine University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine and Clinical Research Center, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Best Pract Res Clin Gastroenterol 21:733-48. 2007
    ..There is a need for improved medical, behavioural and surgical treatments for these conditions...
  59. ncbi request reprint An open-label trial of theophylline for functional chest pain
    Satish S C Rao
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Iowa College of Medicine, Iowa City, Iowa 52242, USA
    Dig Dis Sci 47:2763-8. 2002
    ..01). Seven of eight patients reported sustained improvement in pain after oral theophylline. Theophylline may ameliorate chest pain in patients with hypersensitive esophagus, possibly by altering adenosine-mediated nociception...
  60. ncbi request reprint Diagnosis and management of fecal incontinence. American College of Gastroenterology Practice Parameters Committee
    Satish S C Rao
    Department of Neurogastroenterology and Motility, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, Iowa, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 99:1585-604. 2004
  61. ncbi request reprint Lubiprostone for constipation and irritable bowel syndrome with constipation
    Ashok K Tuteja
    Division of Gastroenterology, George E Wahlen Veterans Affairs Medical Center and University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
    Expert Rev Gastroenterol Hepatol 2:727-33. 2008
    ..Nausea, diarrhea and headaches are the most commonly reported side effects. In long-term studies, lubiprostone appears to be safe...
  62. ncbi request reprint Neurotrophin-3 improves functional constipation
    Henry P Parkman
    Temple University Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19140, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 98:1338-47. 2003
    ..Our aim was to assess 1) the dose-related effects of NT-3 on bowel function, colon transit, and symptoms of chronic constipation, and 2) its safety...
  63. doi request reprint Fructose intolerance in IBS and utility of fructose-restricted diet
    Young K Choi
    Immanuel St Joseph s, Mayo Health System, Mankato, MN, USA
    J Clin Gastroenterol 42:233-8. 2008
    ..Whether dietary fructose intolerance causes symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is unclear. We examined the prevalence of fructose intolerance in IBS and long-term outcome of fructose-restricted diet...

Research Grants8

  1. NEUROMUSCULAR CONDITION THERAPY-DYSSYNERGIC DEFECATION
    Satish Rao; Fiscal Year: 2004
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  2. NEUROMUSCULAR CONDITION THERAPY-DYSSYNERGIC DEFECATION
    Satish Rao; Fiscal Year: 2001
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  3. NEUROMUSCULAR CONDITION THERAPY-DYSSYNERGIC DEFECATION
    Satish Rao; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..abstract_text> ..
  4. NEUROMUSCULAR CONDITION THERAPY-DYSSYNERGIC DEFECATION
    Satish Rao; Fiscal Year: 2003
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  5. Novel Treatment Strategies for Constipation and Role of Brain-Gut axis
    Satish Rao; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..These studies aim to define the mechanisms of, and evaluate new therapies for dyssynergia, rectal hyposensitivity and rectal hypersensitivity, and could significantly impact constipation treatments. ..
  6. Novel Treatment Strategies for Constipation and Role of Brain-Gut axis
    Satish Rao; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..These studies aim to define the mechanisms of, and evaluate new therapies for dyssynergia, rectal hyposensitivity and rectal hypersensitivity, and could significantly impact constipation treatments. ..
  7. Novel Treatment Strategies for Constipation and Role of Brain-Gut axis
    SATISH SC RAO; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..These studies aim to define the mechanisms of, and evaluate new therapies for dyssynergia, rectal hyposensitivity and rectal hypersensitivity, and could significantly impact constipation treatments. ..