Shikha S Sundaram
Affiliation: University of Colorado
- The Multiple Facets of ABCB4 (MDR3) DeficiencyShikha S Sundaram
Shikha S Sundaram, MD, MSCI Section of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition, The Children s Hospital, 1056 East 19th Avenue, B290, Denver, CO 80218 1088, USA
Curr Treat Options Gastroenterol 10:495-503. 2007..Additional hepatobiliary diseases related to ABCB4 mutations are likely to be identified. This may result in the discovery of additional therapies for PFIC type 3, gallstones, and intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy...
- Outcomes after liver transplantation in young infantsShikha S Sundaram
Pediatric Liver Center, Department of Pediatrics, University of Colorado, Denver School of Medicine, Children s Hospital, Denver, Colorado, USA
J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 47:486-92. 2008..These infants typically arrive for transplantation in fragile medical condition. It is commonly assumed that they may experience high complication rates, difficult postoperative courses, and poor graft and patient survival...
- Characterization and outcomes of young infants with acute liver failureShikha S Sundaram
Department of Pediatrics, Section of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, The Children s Hospital, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Aurora, CO, USA
J Pediatr 159:813-818.e1. 2011..To characterize infants aged ≤ 90 days enrolled in an international, multicenter, prospective registry of children aged < 18 years with acute liver failure (ALF)...
- Parenteral nutrition supplementation in biliary atresia patients listed for liver transplantationJillian S Sullivan
Department of Pediatrics, Children s Hospital Colorado and University of Colorado School of Medicine, Aurora, CO 80045, USA
Liver Transpl 18:120-8. 2012..In conclusion, PN improves the nutritional status of malnourished BA patients awaiting LT, and this is associated with post-LT outcomes comparable to those of patients not requiring PN...
- Histologic characteristics of late cellular rejection, significance of centrilobular injury, and long-term outcome in pediatric liver transplant recipientsShikha S Sundaram
Department of Pediatrics, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA
Liver Transpl 12:58-64. 2006..In conclusion, the presence of centrilobular inflammation, necrosis, or central vein endothelialitis should prompt consideration of late cellular rejection...
- Obesity after pediatric liver transplantation: prevalence and risk factorsShikha S Sundaram
Section of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, Department of Pediatrics, University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine, Children s Hospital Colorado, Aurora, CO, USA
J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 55:657-62. 2012..Therefore, we sought to determine the prevalence of obesity in pediatric LT, compare it to National Health and Nutrition Examination Surveys (NHANES) data, and identify risk factors for obesity in pediatric LT...
- Mechanisms of disease: Inborn errors of bile acid synthesisShikha S Sundaram
Section of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, University of Colorado School of Medicine and The Children s Hospital, CO 80045, USA
Nat Clin Pract Gastroenterol Hepatol 5:456-68. 2008..Failure to diagnose any of these conditions can result in liver failure or progressive chronic liver disease. If recognized early, many patients can have a remarkable clinical response to oral bile acid therapy...