Arnold Wald

Summary

Affiliation: University of Pittsburgh
Country: USA

Publications

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. ncbi request reprint Psychotropic agents in irritable bowel syndrome
    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
    J Clin Gastroenterol 35:S53-7. 2002
  5. 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
  6. ncbi request reprint Functional biliary-type pain: update and controversies
    Arnold Wald
    Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Clin Gastroenterol 39:S217-22. 2005
  7. 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
  8. ncbi request reprint Functional bowel disorders in inflammatory bowel disease
    Michael A Pezzone
    Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 200 Lothrop Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Gastroenterol Clin North Am 31:347-57. 2002
  9. 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
  10. pmc Dysmenorrhea in women with Crohn's disease: a case-control study
    Sumona Saha
    Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, Wisconsin 53705, USA
    Inflamm Bowel Dis 19:1463-9. 2013

Detail Information

Publications26

  1. 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...
  2. 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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  3. 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
  4. ncbi request reprint Psychotropic agents in irritable bowel syndrome
    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
    J Clin Gastroenterol 35:S53-7. 2002
    ..The second is in patients with IBS who have concomitant psychologic dysfunction. This article reviews the evidence to support these recommendations and guidelines, which may be used to optimize medical management in these patients...
  5. 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...
  6. ncbi request reprint Functional biliary-type pain: update and controversies
    Arnold Wald
    Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Clin Gastroenterol 39:S217-22. 2005
    ..Suggested algorithms for management of both clinical scenarios are provided...
  7. 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...
  8. ncbi request reprint Functional bowel disorders in inflammatory bowel disease
    Michael A Pezzone
    Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 200 Lothrop Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Gastroenterol Clin North Am 31:347-57. 2002
    ..Recognition and treatment of functional symptoms that may be the result of IBD are crucial in the appropriate medical management of these patients...
  9. 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...
  10. pmc Dysmenorrhea in women with Crohn's disease: a case-control study
    Sumona Saha
    Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, Wisconsin 53705, USA
    Inflamm Bowel Dis 19:1463-9. 2013
    ..The aims of this study were to examine (1) the impact of dysmenorrhea on pain severity and pain medication use in CD and (2) the relationships between dysmenorrhea, CD activity, and health-related quality of life (HRQOL)...
  11. 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...
  12. ncbi request reprint Controversies concerning pathophysiology and management of acalculous biliary-type abdominal pain
    Amit Rastogi
    Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Dig Dis Sci 50:1391-401. 2005
    ..More prospective controlled trials are warranted to better define the appropriate evaluation and management of patients with this syndrome...
  13. 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...
  14. 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
  15. 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...
  16. 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...
  17. 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...
  18. 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
  19. 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...
  20. 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...
  21. 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...
  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 Biofeedback for fecal incontinence
    Arnold Wald
    Gastroenterology 125:1533-5. 2003
  24. ncbi request reprint Introduction. Advancing the treatment of fecal and urinary incontinence through research
    William E Whitehead
    Gastroenterology 126:S1-2. 2004
  25. 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
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  26. 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)...