Bret J Spier

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Affiliation: University of Wisconsin
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi Surgical resident's training in colonoscopy: numbers, competency, and perceptions
    Bret J Spier
    Section of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Medicine, University of Wisconsin Medical School, H6 516 Clinical Science Center, 600 Highland Avenue, Madison, WI 53792 5124, USA
    Surg Endosc 24:2556-61. 2010
  2. pmc A noninvasive imaging technique to evaluate therapeutic efficacy after injection of n-butyl-2- cyanoacrylate tissue adhesive into gastric varices: a case report
    B J Spier
    Department of Gastroenterology, University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison, Wisconsin 53792, USA
    Can J Gastroenterol 23:412-4. 2009
  3. pmc Predictors of malignancy and recommended follow-up in patients with negative endoscopic ultrasound-guided fine-needle aspiration of suspected pancreatic lesions
    Bret J Spier
    Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, Wisconsin 53792, USA
    Can J Gastroenterol 23:279-86. 2009
  4. doi CT portography with gastric variceal volume measurements in the evaluation of endoscopic therapeutic efficacy of tissue adhesive injection into gastric varices: a pilot study
    John P Rice
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, H6 516 Clinical Science Center, 600 Highland Avenue, Madison, WI 53792 5124, USA
    Dig Dis Sci 56:2466-72. 2011
  5. doi Colonoscopy training in gastroenterology fellowships: determining competence
    Bret J Spier
    Department of Medicine, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, Wisconsin, USA
    Gastrointest Endosc 71:319-24. 2010
  6. doi Screening colonoscopy and detection of neoplasia in asymptomatic, average-risk, solid organ transplant recipients: case-control study
    Bret J Spier
    Section of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Medicine, University of Wisconsin, School of Medicine and Public Health, 1685 Highland Avenue, Madison, WI 53705, USA
    Transpl Int 23:1233-8. 2010
  7. pmc Predictors of recurrent ingestion of gastrointestinal foreign bodies
    Ian C Grimes
    Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison, Wisconsin 53705, USA
    Can J Gastroenterol 27:e1-4. 2013
  8. pmc Endoscopic ultrasound fine-needle aspiration characteristics of primary adenocarcinoma versus other malignant neoplasms of the pancreas
    Veronika Gagovic
    Department of Medicine, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, WI, USA
    Can J Gastroenterol 26:691-6. 2012
  9. doi Review of complications in a series of patients with known gastro-esophageal varices undergoing transesophageal echocardiography
    Bret J Spier
    Section of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Medicine, University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison, Wisconsin, USA
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 22:396-400. 2009
  10. pmc Outcomes of sphincter of oddi manometry when performed in low volumes
    John P Rice
    Section of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Medicine, University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, H6 516 Clinical Science Center, Madison, WI 53792 5124, USA
    Diagn Ther Endosc 2011:435806. 2011

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  1. doi Surgical resident's training in colonoscopy: numbers, competency, and perceptions
    Bret J Spier
    Section of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Medicine, University of Wisconsin Medical School, H6 516 Clinical Science Center, 600 Highland Avenue, Madison, WI 53792 5124, USA
    Surg Endosc 24:2556-61. 2010
    ..Our goal was to determine the number of colonoscopies performed by surgical residents, rate of cecal intubation, as well as trainee perceptions of colonoscopy training after completion of their training period...
  2. pmc A noninvasive imaging technique to evaluate therapeutic efficacy after injection of n-butyl-2- cyanoacrylate tissue adhesive into gastric varices: a case report
    B J Spier
    Department of Gastroenterology, University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison, Wisconsin 53792, USA
    Can J Gastroenterol 23:412-4. 2009
    ..This represents the first reported use of MDCT IV portography in the evaluation of treatment adequacy in a patient with gastric varices treated with n-butyl-2-cyanoacrylate...
  3. pmc Predictors of malignancy and recommended follow-up in patients with negative endoscopic ultrasound-guided fine-needle aspiration of suspected pancreatic lesions
    Bret J Spier
    Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, Wisconsin 53792, USA
    Can J Gastroenterol 23:279-86. 2009
    ..Outcome data regarding the length of follow-up in patients with negative or nondiagnostic EUS-FNA of pancreatic lesions are not well-established...
  4. doi CT portography with gastric variceal volume measurements in the evaluation of endoscopic therapeutic efficacy of tissue adhesive injection into gastric varices: a pilot study
    John P Rice
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, H6 516 Clinical Science Center, 600 Highland Avenue, Madison, WI 53792 5124, USA
    Dig Dis Sci 56:2466-72. 2011
    ..N-butyl-2-cyanoacrylate (NBCA) injection is used for treating gastric varices (GV). Determining the degree of obliteration of GV is not readily evident at endoscopy...
  5. doi Colonoscopy training in gastroenterology fellowships: determining competence
    Bret J Spier
    Department of Medicine, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, Wisconsin, USA
    Gastrointest Endosc 71:319-24. 2010
    ..Although 140 colonoscopies is the recommended minimal requirement for gastroenterology fellows, it is unclear whether this minimum is a surrogate for competence...
  6. doi Screening colonoscopy and detection of neoplasia in asymptomatic, average-risk, solid organ transplant recipients: case-control study
    Bret J Spier
    Section of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Medicine, University of Wisconsin, School of Medicine and Public Health, 1685 Highland Avenue, Madison, WI 53705, USA
    Transpl Int 23:1233-8. 2010
    ..Given previous, larger, transplant database studies demonstrating increased colorectal cancer rates, more frequent screening may be justified...
  7. pmc Predictors of recurrent ingestion of gastrointestinal foreign bodies
    Ian C Grimes
    Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison, Wisconsin 53705, USA
    Can J Gastroenterol 27:e1-4. 2013
    ..Gastrointestinal foreign bodies are commonly encountered; however, little knowledge exists as to the causes of foreign body ingestions and why they occur repeatedly in some patients...
  8. pmc Endoscopic ultrasound fine-needle aspiration characteristics of primary adenocarcinoma versus other malignant neoplasms of the pancreas
    Veronika Gagovic
    Department of Medicine, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, WI, USA
    Can J Gastroenterol 26:691-6. 2012
    ..However, there is a paucity of literature regarding comparative EUS characteristics of various malignant pancreatic neoplasms (primary and metastatic)...
  9. doi Review of complications in a series of patients with known gastro-esophageal varices undergoing transesophageal echocardiography
    Bret J Spier
    Section of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Medicine, University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison, Wisconsin, USA
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 22:396-400. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to review the complications and benefit of performing TEE in patients with known gastroesophageal varices...
  10. pmc Outcomes of sphincter of oddi manometry when performed in low volumes
    John P Rice
    Section of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Medicine, University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, H6 516 Clinical Science Center, Madison, WI 53792 5124, USA
    Diagn Ther Endosc 2011:435806. 2011
    ..Conclusion. In low numbers, sphincter of Oddi manometry can be performed successfully and safely by experienced biliary endoscopists with results that are comparable to large volume centers...
  11. doi Clinical utility of positron emission tomography/computed tomography in inflammatory bowel disease
    Robert T Lapp
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Medicine, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, WI, USA
    Mol Imaging Biol 13:573-6. 2011
    ..The clinical utility of positron emission tomography/computed tomography (PET/CT) in comparison to standard workup in patients with known or suspected inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is unknown...
  12. doi Integrated PET/CT fusion imaging and endoscopic ultrasound in the pre-operative staging and evaluation of esophageal cancer
    Andrew J Walker
    Department of Medicine, University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, H6 516d Clinical Science Center 600 Highland Avenue, Madison, WI 53792 5124, USA
    Mol Imaging Biol 13:166-71. 2011
    ..The objective of this study is to evaluate the role of integrated PET/CT imaging and EUS in the staging of ECA...
  13. doi Hemorrhagic emphysematous cholecystitis presenting as obstructive jaundice and hemobilia
    Shawn M Hancock
    Section of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Medicine, University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison, Wisconsin, USA
    Gastrointest Endosc 68:151-2. 2008
  14. doi Utility of colonoscopy in the evaluation of diarrhea in solid organ transplant recipients
    John P Rice
    Section of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Medicine, University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, 600 Highland Avenue, Madison, WI 53792 5124, USA
    Transplantation 88:374-9. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the sensitivity of colonoscopy with random biopsy in determining a specific diagnosis and changing management in solid organ transplant recipients with diarrhea...
  15. doi Ossification within an adenomatous polyp: a case report and review of the literature
    Erik Andrew Bowman
    Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison, Wisconsin, USA
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 24:209-12. 2012
    ..Ossification of colonic polyps is mainly associated with the clinical symptom of bleeding and may warrant consideration as a high-risk feature...
  16. doi The causes and outcome of acute pancreatitis associated with serum lipaseĀ >10,000 u/l
    Daniel D Cornett
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University of Wisconsin Medical School, 4229 Medical Foundation Centennial Building, 1685 Highland Avenue, Madison, WI 53705 2281, USA
    Dig Dis Sci 56:3376-81. 2011
    ..Our objective was to investigate the use of serum lipase levelsĀ >10,000 U/L as a tool for predicting the etiology of acute pancreatitis (AP) and to further address the relationship between lipase elevation and disease severity...
  17. ncbi Colonoscopic clues cinch the diagnosis
    Eric A Johnson
    Section of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, WI 53792 5124, USA
    Am J Med 120:942-4. 2007
  18. doi Bleeding stomal varices: case series and systematic review of the literature
    Bret J Spier
    Section of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Medicine, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, Wisconsin, USA
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 6:346-52. 2008
    ..Bleeding stomal varices are a common problem in patients with surgical stomas and portal hypertension, and remain difficult to diagnose and manage...
  19. ncbi Amyloidosis presenting as lower gastrointestinal hemorrhage
    Bret J Spier
    Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, WI 53792 5124, USA
    WMJ 107:40-3. 2008
    ..Treatment to prevent recurrent hemorrhage and further progression of the disease should be considered...
  20. doi Risk factors and outcomes in post-liver transplantation bile duct stones and casts: A case-control study
    Bret J Spier
    Section of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Medicine, University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison, WI, USA
    Liver Transpl 14:1461-5. 2008
    ..ERCP is a safe and effective diagnostic and therapeutic modality for these patients...
  21. doi PET/CT in the evaluation of inflammatory bowel disease: studies in patients before and after treatment
    Bret J Spier
    Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics in Madison, Madison, WI, USA
    Mol Imaging Biol 12:85-8. 2010
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  22. ncbi Safety of endoscopy after myocardial infarction based on cardiovascular risk categories: a retrospective analysis of 135 patients at a tertiary referral medical center
    Bret J Spier
    Section of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Medicine, University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison, WI 53792, USA
    J Clin Gastroenterol 41:462-7. 2007
    ..To establish the safety of endoscopic procedures performed in patients with recent myocardial infarction (MI) based upon specific cardiac risk categories...
  23. ncbi FDG-PET in inflammatory bowel disease
    B J Spier
    Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison, WI, USA
    Q J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 53:64-71. 2009
    ..Many unanswered questions remain, but PET appears to be a promising tool in the non-invasive evaluation of IBD...