Robert M Weinrieb
Affiliation: University of Pennsylvania
- A randomized, controlled study of treatment for alcohol dependence in patients awaiting liver transplantationRobert M Weinrieb
Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
Liver Transpl 17:539-47. 2011..Further research to validate our findings or to identify better methods to identify and intervene with patients at risk of pretransplant and posttransplant drinking should continue...
- Treatment of addictive behaviors in liver transplant patientsRobert M Weinrieb
Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
Liver Transpl 13:S79-82. 2007..Transplant teams should encourage smoking cessation treatments.Marijuana use in liver transplant recipients is not uncommon, and apart from the risk of developing aspergillosis, additional health risks have not yet been identified...
- Moderate and high affinity serotonin reuptake inhibitors increase the risk of upper gastrointestinal toxicityJames D Lewis
Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 17:328-35. 2008..This study examined the effect of medications that inhibit serotonin uptake on upper gastrointestinal toxicity...
- Cocaine withdrawal severity and urine toxicology results from treatment entry predict outcome in medication trials for cocaine dependenceKyle M Kampman
Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia 19104, USA
Addict Behav 27:251-60. 2002..Urine toxicology results and CSSA scores obtained at treatment entry are useful predictors of outcome in outpatient cocaine dependence treatment...
- A critical review of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor-associated bleeding: balancing the risk of treating hepatitis C-infected patientsRobert M Weinrieb
Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA
J Clin Psychiatry 64:1502-10. 2003..Because there is an increased risk of bleeding in HCV-infected patients who have developed cirrhosis and either portal hypertension or hepatic failure or both, we critically reviewed the literature on SSRI-associated bleeding...
- An evaluation of anabolic-androgenic steroid abusers over a period of 1 year: seven case studiesPaul J Fudala
Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Ann Clin Psychiatry 15:121-30. 2003..The results provide the first long-term, prospective evaluation of the effects of AASs, when these drugs are administered in a naturalistic pattern of abuse...
- A case report of naltrexone for alcoholism in a liver transplant recipient: side effects and safetyRobert M Weinrieb
Department of Psychiatry, Treatment and Evaluation Center, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
Am J Addict 13:495-7. 2004
- A critical review of candidacy for orthotopic liver transplantation in alcoholic liver diseaseDavid S Kotlyar
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
Am J Gastroenterol 103:734-43; quiz 744. 2008..Patients who have regular appointments with a psychiatrist or psychologist in addictions treatment training also seem to do more favorably...
- Selective serotonin re-uptake inhibitors and the risk of bleedingRobert M Weinrieb
University of Pennsylvania, Department of Psychiatry, 3440 Market Street, Suite 370, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
Expert Opin Drug Saf 4:337-44. 2005..Clinicians should caution patients about combining SSRIs with aspirin or NSAIDs. Pharmacotherapy to reduce the risk of GI bleeding should be considered in high risk patients...
- Influence of alcohol use, race, and viral coinfections on spontaneous HCV clearance in a US veteran populationBarbara A Piasecki
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
Hepatology 40:892-9. 2004..016), while HBV coinfection was positively associated with HCV clearance (unadjusted OR 5.0; 95% CI, 1.26-28.6; P =.008). In conclusion, the likelihood of spontaneous clearance of HCV may be influenced by alcohol and viral coinfections...
- A matched comparison study of medical and psychiatric complications and anesthesia and analgesia requirements in methadone-maintained liver transplant recipientsRobert M Weinrieb
Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Liver Transpl 10:97-106. 2004..Posttransplant, 20% of patients receiving MMT used alcohol or illicit drugs. Data do not support withholding the provision of liver transplantation to patients receiving MMT, but larger, well-controlled studies are warranted...
- Psychiatric consultation of patients with hyperemesis gravidarumDeborah R Kim
Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
Arch Womens Ment Health 12:61-7. 2009..In this article, we summarize the existing literature and propose a practical approach to such patients based on the literature and our clinical experience...