Ma Somsouk

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Esophageal varices on computed tomography and subsequent variceal hemorrhage
    Ma Somsouk
    Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, 1001 Potrero Avenue, San Francisco, CA, 94110, USA
    Abdom Imaging 39:251-6. 2014
  2. pmc Management of obscure occult gastrointestinal bleeding: a cost-minimization analysis
    Ma Somsouk
    Department of Gastrointestinal Health Outcomes, Policy and Economics Research Program, University of California, San Francisco, 513 Parnassus Avenue, Box 0538, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 6:661-70. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint Discordance between peripheral and colonic markers of inflammation during suppressive ART
    Richard M Dunham
    HIV Discovery Performance Unit, GlaxoSmithKline, Research Triangle Park, NC Division of Experimental Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA P ng Loke is now with the Department of Microbiology, Division of Parasitology, New York University Medical Center, New York, NY Biomedical Sciences Graduate Program, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco and San Francisco VA Medical Center, San Francisco, CA Division of Infectious Diseases and HIV Medicine, Department of Medicine, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA and Positive Health Program, Department of Medicine, San Francisco General Hospital, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 65:133-41. 2014
  4. ncbi request reprint Challenges and possible solutions to colorectal cancer screening for the underserved
    Samir Gupta
    Affiliations of authors Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of California San Diego, Veterans Affairs San Diego Healthcare System, San Diego, CA SG University of California San Diego Moores Cancer Center, San Diego, CA SG, MEM Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL DAS, ARD Department of Family Medicine and Community Health at the Perelman School of Medicine, Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Leonard Davis Institute for Health Economics, and the Center for Public Health Initiatives, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA CAD Southern California Kaiser Permanente Group, San Diego, CA DAS San Francisco General Hospital University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA LD, MS, JA Division of Gastroenterology, University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor, MI BJE Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, Howard University, Washington, DC AOL MD Incorporated, Encinitas, CA JM Kaiser Northern California Division of Research, Oakland, CA JA Alameda County Medical Center, Oakland, CA TB University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Dallas, TX ZG Group Health Research Institute, Seattle, WA BBG Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, UK
    J Natl Cancer Inst 106:dju032. 2014
  5. pmc Adherence to colorectal cancer screening: a randomized clinical trial of competing strategies
    John M Inadomi
    Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Arch Intern Med 172:575-82. 2012
  6. pmc Late presentation of colorectal cancer in a vulnerable population
    Chanda Ho
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 108:466-70. 2013
  7. pmc Understanding liver health using the National Center for Health Statistics
    Ma Somsouk
    Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Dig Dis Sci 54:2325-9. 2009
  8. pmc A cost-utility analysis of ablative therapy for Barrett's esophagus
    John M Inadomi
    Division of Gastroenterology, San Francisco General Hospital, San Francisco, California 94110, USA
    Gastroenterology 136:2101-2114.e1-6. 2009
  9. pmc New model for end stage liver disease improves prognostic capability after transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt
    Jennifer Guy
    Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 7:1236-40. 2009
  10. doi request reprint Prevalence of gastric cancer versus colorectal cancer in Asians with a positive fecal occult blood test
    Lukejohn W Day
    Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, San Francisco General Hospital, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Indian J Gastroenterol 30:209-16. 2011

Detail Information

Publications16

  1. ncbi request reprint Esophageal varices on computed tomography and subsequent variceal hemorrhage
    Ma Somsouk
    Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, 1001 Potrero Avenue, San Francisco, CA, 94110, USA
    Abdom Imaging 39:251-6. 2014
    ..Endoscopy is recommended to screen for esophageal varices in patients with cirrhosis. The objective of this study was to identify features on abdominal CT imaging associated variceal hemorrhage (VH)...
  2. pmc Management of obscure occult gastrointestinal bleeding: a cost-minimization analysis
    Ma Somsouk
    Department of Gastrointestinal Health Outcomes, Policy and Economics Research Program, University of California, San Francisco, 513 Parnassus Avenue, Box 0538, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 6:661-70. 2008
    ..A cost-minimization analysis determined the optimal initial management strategy for obscure occult gastrointestinal bleeding (OGIB)...
  3. ncbi request reprint Discordance between peripheral and colonic markers of inflammation during suppressive ART
    Richard M Dunham
    HIV Discovery Performance Unit, GlaxoSmithKline, Research Triangle Park, NC Division of Experimental Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA P ng Loke is now with the Department of Microbiology, Division of Parasitology, New York University Medical Center, New York, NY Biomedical Sciences Graduate Program, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco and San Francisco VA Medical Center, San Francisco, CA Division of Infectious Diseases and HIV Medicine, Department of Medicine, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA and Positive Health Program, Department of Medicine, San Francisco General Hospital, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 65:133-41. 2014
    ..In this study, we sought to understand whether such systemic inflammation is also associated with detectable signs of inflammation in biopsies from the rectosigmoid colon...
  4. ncbi request reprint Challenges and possible solutions to colorectal cancer screening for the underserved
    Samir Gupta
    Affiliations of authors Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of California San Diego, Veterans Affairs San Diego Healthcare System, San Diego, CA SG University of California San Diego Moores Cancer Center, San Diego, CA SG, MEM Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL DAS, ARD Department of Family Medicine and Community Health at the Perelman School of Medicine, Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Leonard Davis Institute for Health Economics, and the Center for Public Health Initiatives, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA CAD Southern California Kaiser Permanente Group, San Diego, CA DAS San Francisco General Hospital University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA LD, MS, JA Division of Gastroenterology, University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor, MI BJE Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, Howard University, Washington, DC AOL MD Incorporated, Encinitas, CA JM Kaiser Northern California Division of Research, Oakland, CA JA Alameda County Medical Center, Oakland, CA TB University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Dallas, TX ZG Group Health Research Institute, Seattle, WA BBG Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, UK
    J Natl Cancer Inst 106:dju032. 2014
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  5. pmc Adherence to colorectal cancer screening: a randomized clinical trial of competing strategies
    John M Inadomi
    Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Arch Intern Med 172:575-82. 2012
    ..Despite evidence that several colorectal cancer (CRC) screening strategies can reduce CRC mortality, screening rates remain low. This study aimed to determine whether the approach by which screening is recommended influences adherence...
  6. pmc Late presentation of colorectal cancer in a vulnerable population
    Chanda Ho
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 108:466-70. 2013
    ..We examined colorectal cancer (CRC) stage at presentation and mortality in a vulnerable population compared with nationally representative data...
  7. pmc Understanding liver health using the National Center for Health Statistics
    Ma Somsouk
    Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Dig Dis Sci 54:2325-9. 2009
    ..By providing an understanding of the rich, publicly available data systems within the NCHS, investigators may capitalize on an efficient means to shape current knowledge of liver disease...
  8. pmc A cost-utility analysis of ablative therapy for Barrett's esophagus
    John M Inadomi
    Division of Gastroenterology, San Francisco General Hospital, San Francisco, California 94110, USA
    Gastroenterology 136:2101-2114.e1-6. 2009
    ..This study compares the cost utility of ablation with that of endoscopic surveillance strategies...
  9. pmc New model for end stage liver disease improves prognostic capability after transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt
    Jennifer Guy
    Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 7:1236-40. 2009
    ..This study examined whether a new model for end stage liver disease (MELD), which incorporates serum sodium (MELDNa), is a better predictor of death or transplant after TIPS than the original MELD...
  10. doi request reprint Prevalence of gastric cancer versus colorectal cancer in Asians with a positive fecal occult blood test
    Lukejohn W Day
    Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, San Francisco General Hospital, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Indian J Gastroenterol 30:209-16. 2011
    ..Our aim was to compare the yield between EGD and colonoscopy performed in a racially diverse population with a positive FOBT...
  11. ncbi request reprint Non-physician performance of lower and upper endoscopy: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Lukejohn W Day
    Division of Gastroenterology, San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center, San Francisco, California, USA
    Endoscopy 46:401-10. 2014
    ..The objective of this study was to characterize non-physician performance of lower and upper endoscopic procedures...
  12. pmc Adverse events in older patients undergoing colonoscopy: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Lukejohn W Day
    Division of Gastroenterology, San Francisco General Hospital, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Gastrointest Endosc 74:885-96. 2011
    ..Studies suggest that advancing age is an independent risk factor for experiencing adverse events during colonoscopy. Yet many of these studies are limited by small sample sizes and/or marked variation in reported outcomes...
  13. doi request reprint Comparison of HIV DNA and RNA in gut-associated lymphoid tissue of HIV-infected controllers and noncontrollers
    Hiroyu Hatano
    aDepartment of Medicine bDepartment of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of California cSan Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center, San Francisco, California, USA
    AIDS 27:2255-60. 2013
    ..HIV-infected controllers have provided novel insights into mechanisms of viral control. We investigated the degree to which HIV DNA and RNA are present in gut-associated lymphoid tissue (GALT) of controllers...
  14. pmc Moderate ascites identifies patients with low model for end-stage liver disease scores awaiting liver transplantation who have a high mortality risk
    Ma Somsouk
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Medicine, San Francisco General Hospital, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA
    Liver Transpl 17:129-36. 2011
    ..Under the MELD system, the presence of moderate ascites should prompt clinicians to consider strategies to expand access to transplantation, such as the use of extended donor liver grafts...
  15. ncbi request reprint A cost-identification analysis of screening and surveillance of hepatitis C infection in a prospective cohort of dialysis patients
    Ma Somsouk
    Department of Medicine, GI Health Outcomes, Policy and Economics HOPE Research Program, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Dig Dis Sci 53:1093-9. 2008
    ..Due to high surveillance cost, further studies are necessary to determine optimal intervals and settings...
  16. doi request reprint Actinomycosis mimicking a pancreatic head neoplasm diagnosed by EUS-guided FNA
    Ma Somsouk
    Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, University of California, San Francisco, California 94121, USA
    Gastrointest Endosc 68:186-7. 2008