A Wald

Summary

Affiliation: University of Wisconsin
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Acute and chronic megacolon
    Stephen B Hanauer
    Arnold Wald, MD Section of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, 600 Highland Avenue, H6 516 CSC, Madison, WI 53792 5124, USA
    Curr Treat Options Gastroenterol 10:237-47. 2007
  2. pmc Linaclotide: evidence for its potential use in irritable bowel syndrome and chronic constipation
    Noel Lee
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, WI, USA
    Core Evid 7:39-47. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Irritable bowel syndrome--diarrhoea
    Arnold Wald
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, 1685 Highland Avenue, Suite 4000, Madison, WI 53705, USA
    Best Pract Res Clin Gastroenterol 26:573-80. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint Constipation in the primary care setting: current concepts and misconceptions
    Arnold Wald
    University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, Wis, USA
    Am J Med 119:736-9. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Clinical practice. Fecal incontinence in adults
    Arnold Wald
    Section of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, WI 53792, USA
    N Engl J Med 356:1648-55. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Appropriate use of laxatives in the management of constipation
    Arnold Wald
    Section of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, 600 Highland Avenue, H6 516 CSC, Madison, WI 53792 5124, USA
    Curr Gastroenterol Rep 9:410-4. 2007
  7. doi request reprint Behavioral and complementary approaches for the treatment of irritable bowel syndrome
    Arnold Wald
    Section of GI and Hepatology, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, WI 53792, USA
    Nutr Clin Pract 23:284-92. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Management and prevention of fecal impaction
    Arnold Wald
    Section of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, H6 516, Madison, WI 53792, USA
    Curr Gastroenterol Rep 10:499-501. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Chronic constipation: advances in management
    A Wald
    Section of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, School of Medicine and Public Health, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53792, USA
    Neurogastroenterol Motil 19:4-10. 2007
  10. doi request reprint Motility disorders of the colon and rectum
    Arnold Wald
    University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, Wisconsin, USA
    Curr Opin Gastroenterol 28:52-6. 2012

Detail Information

Publications35

  1. ncbi request reprint Acute and chronic megacolon
    Stephen B Hanauer
    Arnold Wald, MD Section of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, 600 Highland Avenue, H6 516 CSC, Madison, WI 53792 5124, USA
    Curr Treat Options Gastroenterol 10:237-47. 2007
    ..For patients with disabling symptoms, surgical exclusion of the colon, decompression and antegrade enemas via cecostomy, or subtotal or segmental resection may be palliative...
  2. pmc Linaclotide: evidence for its potential use in irritable bowel syndrome and chronic constipation
    Noel Lee
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, WI, USA
    Core Evid 7:39-47. 2012
    ..Evidence for this assertion is provided in this systematic review of the pharmacologic properties of this novel agent and the published pivotal studies which support the efficacy of this agent in targeted populations...
  3. doi request reprint Irritable bowel syndrome--diarrhoea
    Arnold Wald
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, 1685 Highland Avenue, Suite 4000, Madison, WI 53705, USA
    Best Pract Res Clin Gastroenterol 26:573-80. 2012
    ..Evidence will be presented for dietary manipulations, probiotics and pharmacotherapies including tricyclic agents, antibiotics, serotonin antagonists and anti-diarrhoeal agents in the management of patients with IBS-D...
  4. ncbi request reprint Constipation in the primary care setting: current concepts and misconceptions
    Arnold Wald
    University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, Wis, USA
    Am J Med 119:736-9. 2006
    ..This review highlights and seeks to correct some of these misconceptions and provide treatment guidelines for the practicing physician...
  5. ncbi request reprint Clinical practice. Fecal incontinence in adults
    Arnold Wald
    Section of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, WI 53792, USA
    N Engl J Med 356:1648-55. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Appropriate use of laxatives in the management of constipation
    Arnold Wald
    Section of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, 600 Highland Avenue, H6 516 CSC, Madison, WI 53792 5124, USA
    Curr Gastroenterol Rep 9:410-4. 2007
    ..This review addresses each of the four classes of laxatives and provides suggestions about their appropriate use in clinical practice...
  7. doi request reprint Behavioral and complementary approaches for the treatment of irritable bowel syndrome
    Arnold Wald
    Section of GI and Hepatology, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, WI 53792, USA
    Nutr Clin Pract 23:284-92. 2008
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  8. ncbi request reprint Management and prevention of fecal impaction
    Arnold Wald
    Section of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, H6 516, Madison, WI 53792, USA
    Curr Gastroenterol Rep 10:499-501. 2008
    ..Management consists of disimpaction, colon evacuation, and a maintenance bowel program to prevent recurrent impactions...
  9. ncbi request reprint Chronic constipation: advances in management
    A Wald
    Section of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, School of Medicine and Public Health, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53792, USA
    Neurogastroenterol Motil 19:4-10. 2007
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  10. doi request reprint Motility disorders of the colon and rectum
    Arnold Wald
    University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, Wisconsin, USA
    Curr Opin Gastroenterol 28:52-6. 2012
    ..The major motor functions of the large bowel include storage, propulsion and defecation. New developments continue to expand our knowledge of this area and provide significant advances in the treatment of disorders of colorectal motility...
  11. doi request reprint Survey of laxative use by adults with self-defined constipation in South America and Asia: a comparison of six countries
    A Wald
    University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, 53792, USA
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 31:274-84. 2010
    ..In contrast to the US and Europe, prevalence and laxative use for self-defined constipation among adults was previously reported to be unassociated with age among adults in South Korea and Brazil...
  12. doi request reprint A multinational survey of prevalence and patterns of laxative use among adults with self-defined constipation
    A Wald
    Section of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, WI, USA
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 28:917-30. 2008
    ..While numerous studies report prevalence of constipation, use of laxatives is poorly understood...
  13. ncbi request reprint The burden of constipation on quality of life: results of a multinational survey
    A Wald
    University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, WI, USA
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 26:227-36. 2007
    ..The impact of constipation on quality of life (QoL) may vary in different cultural or national settings...
  14. pmc Women's health training in gastroenterology fellowship: a national survey of fellows and program directors
    Sumona Saha
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, UW Medical Foundation Centennial Building, Room 4224, 1685 Highland Avenue, Madison, WI 53705, USA
    Dig Dis Sci 56:751-60. 2011
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  15. doi request reprint Urinary and fecal incontinence after bariatric surgery
    Erica N Roberson
    University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, WI 53705, USA
    Dig Dis Sci 55:2606-13. 2010
    ..Morbidly obese women have markedly high rates of urinary and fecal incontinence. Weight loss reduces prevalence and severity of urinary incontinence; however, the effect of weight loss on fecal incontinence is unknown...
  16. ncbi request reprint Bowel habits and toilet training in a diverse population of children
    Ellen R Wald
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, USA
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 48:294-8. 2009
    ..To gather data concerning bowel habits and toilet training of developmentally normal children ages 5 to 8 years...
  17. ncbi request reprint Con: Anorectal manometry and imaging are not necessary in patients with fecal incontinence
    Arnold Wald
    Section of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, Wisconsin, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 101:2681-3. 2006
  18. ncbi request reprint Fresh perspectives in chronic constipation and other functional bowel disorders
    Brooks D Cash
    Gastroenterology Division and Colon Health Initiative, National Naval Medical Center, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Rev Gastroenterol Disord 7:116-33. 2007
    ..Therapies for IBS-C also are limited. However, ongoing research provides promise for improved outcomes in patients with FBDs...
  19. ncbi request reprint Long-term outcome of functional childhood constipation
    Seema Khan
    Division of Gastroenterology and Nutrition, Alfred I duPont Hospital for Children, 1600 Rockland Road, Wilmington, Delaware 19803, USA
    Dig Dis Sci 52:64-9. 2007
    ..In a long-term follow-up of a small sample, the prevalence of constipation in FCC adults is comparable to that in controls. Childhood constipation appears to be a predictor of IBS in adulthood...
  20. ncbi request reprint Myths and misconceptions about chronic constipation
    Stefan A Müller-Lissner
    Abteilung Innere Medizin, Park Klinik Weissensee, Schönstrasse 80, 13086 Berlin, Germany
    Am J Gastroenterol 100:232-42. 2005
    ..Tolerance to stimulant laxatives is uncommon. There is no indication for the occurrence of "rebound constipation" after stopping laxative intake. While laxatives may be misused, there is no potential for addiction...
  21. ncbi request reprint Severe constipation
    Arnold Wald
    Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 3:432-5. 2005
  22. ncbi request reprint Safety and tolerability of tegaserod in patients with chronic constipation: pooled data from two phase III studies
    Eamonn M M Quigley
    Alimentary Pharmabiotic Centre, Department of Medicine, Cork University Hospital, Wilton, Cork, Ireland
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 4:605-13. 2006
    ..Studies show that tegaserod effectively relieves the symptoms of chronic constipation/idiopathic constipation (CC). This pooled analysis assessed the safety and tolerability of tegaserod in a large dataset of CC patients...
  23. 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...
  24. ncbi request reprint Is chronic use of stimulant laxatives harmful to the colon?
    Arnold Wald
    University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    J Clin Gastroenterol 36:386-9. 2003
    ..The dose of such agents should be titrated to effect. Bisacodyl may be used if anthraquinone laxatives are unsatisfactory...
  25. ncbi request reprint Biofeedback for fecal incontinence
    Arnold Wald
    Gastroenterology 125:1533-5. 2003
  26. ncbi request reprint Constipation, diarrhea, and symptomatic hemorrhoids during pregnancy
    Arnold Wald
    University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, PUH, Mezzanine Level, C Wing, 200 Lothrop Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Gastroenterol Clin North Am 32:309-22, vii. 2003
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  27. ncbi request reprint Introduction. Advancing the treatment of fecal and urinary incontinence through research
    William E Whitehead
    Gastroenterology 126:S1-2. 2004
  28. ncbi request reprint Priorities for treatment research from different professional perspectives
    William E Whitehead
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Center for Gastrointestinal and Motility Disorders, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 27599 7080, USA
    Gastroenterology 126:S180-5. 2004
    ....
  29. ncbi request reprint Diagnosis of constipation in primary and secondary care
    Arnold Wald
    University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Rev Gastroenterol Disord 4:S28-33. 2004
    ..Most patients, however, do not require diagnostic studies beyond a careful history and physical examination, and are easily managed in the primary care setting...
  30. ncbi request reprint Effect of tegaserod in chronic constipation: a randomized, double-blind, controlled trial
    John F Johanson
    University of Illinois College of Medicine, Rockford, IL, USA
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 2:796-805. 2004
    ..Chronic constipation is a common gastrointestinal disorder. The aim of this study was to evaluate the efficacy, safety, and tolerability of tegaserod, a serotonin subtype 4 receptor partial agonist in patients with chronic constipation...
  31. ncbi request reprint Faecal incontinence in the elderly : epidemiology and management
    Arnold Wald
    University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Presbyterian University Hospital, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Drugs Aging 22:131-9. 2005
    ..Significant improvement in quality of life can be achieved in most elderly persons with faecal incontinence...
  32. ncbi request reprint Pathophysiology, diagnosis and current management of chronic constipation
    Arnold Wald
    University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Nat Clin Pract Gastroenterol Hepatol 3:90-100. 2006
    ..This article reviews the modern principles and therapies used to manage chronic constipation of varying severities...
  33. ncbi request reprint Functional anorectal disorders
    Adil E Bharucha
    Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, USA
    Gastroenterology 130:1510-8. 2006
    ..Functional disorders of defecation may be amenable to pelvic floor retraining by biofeedback therapy (such as dyssynergic defecation)...
  34. ncbi request reprint Endoanal ultrasound findings and fecal incontinence symptoms in women with and without recognized anal sphincter tears
    Holly E Richter
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama 35249 7333, and Division of Radiology, Magee Womens Hospital, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 108:1394-401. 2006
    ..To estimate whether endoanal ultrasound findings are more prevalent in primiparous women with a history of anal sphincter tear than in women without this history and whether the findings are associated with fecal incontinence symptoms...
  35. ncbi request reprint Quality of life after antireflux surgery compared with nonoperative management for severe gastroesophageal reflux disease
    Hiran C Fernando
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, Minimally Invasive Surgery Center, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, PA 15213 3221, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 194:23-7. 2002
    ..Laparoscopic fundoplication offers an alternative to medical therapy, but few studies have compared outcomes. Our objective was to examine QOL scores in gastroesophageal reflux disease patients treated medically and surgically...