Otto Schiueh Tzang Lin

Summary

Affiliation: Virginia Mason Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Screening patterns in patients with a family history of colorectal cancer often do not adhere to national guidelines
    Otto S Lin
    Digestive Disease Institute, Virginia Mason Medical Center, C3 GAS, 1100 Ninth Avenue, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    Dig Dis Sci 58:1841-8. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Explosion from argon cautery during proctoileoscopy of a patient with a colectomy
    Otto S Lin
    Digestive Disease Institute, Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 10:1176-1178.e2. 2012
  3. pmc Preference for colonoscopy versus computerized tomographic colonography: a systematic review and meta-analysis of observational studies
    Otto S Lin
    C3 GAS, Gastroenterology Section, Virginia Mason Medical Center, 1100 Ninth Avenue, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 27:1349-60. 2012
  4. pmc Computed tomographic colonography: hope or hype?
    Otto Schiueh Tzang Lin
    World J Gastroenterol 16:915-20. 2010
  5. pmc The association between cholecystectomy and gastroesophageal reflux symptoms: a prospective controlled study
    Otto S Lin
    Gastroenterology Section, Digestive Disease Institute, Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    Ann Surg 251:40-5. 2010
  6. ncbi request reprint Clinical update: postpolypectomy colonoscopy surveillance
    Otto S Lin
    Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    Lancet 370:1674-6. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Reasons for current practices in managing Barrett's esophagus
    Otto S Lin
    Division of Gastroenterology, Stanford University Medical Center, California, USA
    Dis Esophagus 15:39-45. 2002
  8. ncbi request reprint Risk stratification for colon neoplasia: screening strategies using colonoscopy and computerized tomographic colonography
    Otto S Lin
    Gastroenterology Section, Virginia Mason Medical Center, 1100 Ninth Avenue, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    Gastroenterology 131:1011-9. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Screening colonoscopy in very elderly patients: prevalence of neoplasia and estimated impact on life expectancy
    Otto S Lin
    Gastroenterology Section, Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, Wash 98101, USA
    JAMA 295:2357-65. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Risk of proximal colon neoplasia with distal hyperplastic polyps: a meta-analysis
    Otto S Lin
    Gastroenterology Section, Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    Arch Intern Med 165:382-90. 2005

Detail Information

Publications26

  1. doi request reprint Screening patterns in patients with a family history of colorectal cancer often do not adhere to national guidelines
    Otto S Lin
    Digestive Disease Institute, Virginia Mason Medical Center, C3 GAS, 1100 Ninth Avenue, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    Dig Dis Sci 58:1841-8. 2013
    ..Currently, there are no data on adherence to guidelines for colorectal cancer (CRC) screening in patients with a family history...
  2. doi request reprint Explosion from argon cautery during proctoileoscopy of a patient with a colectomy
    Otto S Lin
    Digestive Disease Institute, Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 10:1176-1178.e2. 2012
    ..This case shows the need for adequate bowel preparation if cautery is to be used, even in patients who have undergone a colectomy...
  3. pmc Preference for colonoscopy versus computerized tomographic colonography: a systematic review and meta-analysis of observational studies
    Otto S Lin
    C3 GAS, Gastroenterology Section, Virginia Mason Medical Center, 1100 Ninth Avenue, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 27:1349-60. 2012
    ..Studies published in radiology journals showed significantly stronger preference for CTC compared with studies in gastroenterology or general medicine journals...
  4. pmc Computed tomographic colonography: hope or hype?
    Otto Schiueh Tzang Lin
    World J Gastroenterol 16:915-20. 2010
    ..Perceptual and fatigue-related reading errors can potentially be minimized with the help of computer-aided detection software. Further research will define the exact role of this promising technology in our diagnostic armamentarium...
  5. pmc The association between cholecystectomy and gastroesophageal reflux symptoms: a prospective controlled study
    Otto S Lin
    Gastroenterology Section, Digestive Disease Institute, Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    Ann Surg 251:40-5. 2010
    ..A large controlled prospective observational study to compare pre- and postsurgery changes in reflux symptoms between cholecystectomy and hernia repair surgery patients...
  6. ncbi request reprint Clinical update: postpolypectomy colonoscopy surveillance
    Otto S Lin
    Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    Lancet 370:1674-6. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Reasons for current practices in managing Barrett's esophagus
    Otto S Lin
    Division of Gastroenterology, Stanford University Medical Center, California, USA
    Dis Esophagus 15:39-45. 2002
    ..Practice patterns tend to be more aggressive than those recommended by recent guidelines and those reported by previous surveys. Medico-legal considerations affect practice substantially...
  8. ncbi request reprint Risk stratification for colon neoplasia: screening strategies using colonoscopy and computerized tomographic colonography
    Otto S Lin
    Gastroenterology Section, Virginia Mason Medical Center, 1100 Ninth Avenue, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    Gastroenterology 131:1011-9. 2006
    ..We developed a risk index to identify low-risk patients who may be screened for colorectal cancer with computerized tomographic colonography (CTC) instead of colonoscopy...
  9. ncbi request reprint Screening colonoscopy in very elderly patients: prevalence of neoplasia and estimated impact on life expectancy
    Otto S Lin
    Gastroenterology Section, Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, Wash 98101, USA
    JAMA 295:2357-65. 2006
    ..Although the prevalence of colonic neoplasia increases with age, life expectancy decreases. Thus, the benefit of screening colonoscopy in very elderly patients may be limited...
  10. ncbi request reprint Risk of proximal colon neoplasia with distal hyperplastic polyps: a meta-analysis
    Otto S Lin
    Gastroenterology Section, Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    Arch Intern Med 165:382-90. 2005
    ..However, many studies have shown an increased risk of proximal neoplasia (PN) in patients with distal HPs. We performed a systematic review to assess the association between distal HPs and PN...
  11. ncbi request reprint Risk of proximal colorectal neoplasia among asymptomatic patients with distal hyperplastic polyps
    Otto S Lin
    Gastroenterology Section, Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, Wash 98101, USA
    Am J Med 118:1113-9. 2005
    ..Our goal is to assess the risk of proximal neoplasia in asymptomatic patients with distal hyperplastic polyps, compared to those with distal tubular adenomas or no distal polyps...
  12. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of screening for hepatocellular carcinoma in patients with cirrhosis due to chronic hepatitis C
    O S Lin
    Gastroenterology Section, Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, WA, USA
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 19:1159-72. 2004
    ..Screening for hepatocellular carcinoma in cirrhotic patients using abdominal ultrasonography and alpha-foetoprotein levels is widely practiced...
  13. ncbi request reprint Increased risk of colorectal neoplasia in patients with primary sclerosing cholangitis and ulcerative colitis: a meta-analysis
    Roy M Soetikno
    Gastroenterology Section, VA Palo Alto and Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, California 94304, USA
    Gastrointest Endosc 56:48-54. 2002
    ..A meta-analysis was performed to synthesize available publications and to compare the risk of colorectal neoplasia in patients with ulcerative colitis with and without primary sclerosing cholangitis...
  14. doi request reprint The effect of periodic monitoring and feedback on screening colonoscopy withdrawal times, polyp detection rates, and patient satisfaction scores
    Otto S Lin
    Gastroenterology Section, Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Gastrointest Endosc 71:1253-9. 2010
    ..Previous studies showed a correlation between mean withdrawal times during screening colonoscopy and polyp/neoplasia detection rates...
  15. ncbi request reprint Blinded comparison of esophageal capsule endoscopy versus conventional endoscopy for a diagnosis of Barrett's esophagus in patients with chronic gastroesophageal reflux
    Otto S Lin
    Gastroenterology Section, Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    Gastrointest Endosc 65:577-83. 2007
    ..A multicenter study found ECE to be safe, well tolerated, and accurate; however, a post hoc adjudication process was used that may have biased results...
  16. doi request reprint Treatment of Barrett's esophagus with early neoplasia: a comparison of endoscopic therapy and esophagectomy
    Drew B Schembre
    Division of Gastroenterology, Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, Washington 98101, USA
    Gastrointest Endosc 67:595-601. 2008
    ..Endoscopic therapies for early neoplasia in Barrett's esophagus may be a viable alternative to esophagectomy...
  17. ncbi request reprint Prospective evaluation of a jelly-like conducting medium for catheter US probe imaging of esophageal and duodenal lesions
    Maw Soan Soon
    Department of Gastroenterology, Changhua Christian Medical Center, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    Gastrointest Endosc 61:133-9. 2005
    ..This study evaluated the image quality, the penetration depth, the tumor staging accuracy, and the safety of C-EUS by using carboxymethylcellulose, an edible, nontoxic, transparent jelly-like substance (JC-EUS)...
  18. ncbi request reprint Patient satisfaction scores for endoscopic procedures: impact of a survey-collection method
    Otto S Lin
    Gastroenterology Section, Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, Washington 98101, USA
    Gastrointest Endosc 65:775-81. 2007
    ..Many endoscopy units administer patient satisfaction surveys. We hypothesized that the survey collection method would affect satisfaction scores...
  19. doi request reprint Acquired risk factors for colorectal cancer
    Otto S Lin
    Virginia Mason Medical Center, Digestive Diseases Institute, Seattle, WA, USA
    Methods Mol Biol 472:361-72. 2009
    ..The other factors are supported by limited observational data only and are still controversial...
  20. ncbi request reprint Screening colonoscopy in very elderly patients: judgment versus dogma
    Otto S Lin
    Am J Gastroenterol 102:457-8; author reply 458. 2007
  21. ncbi request reprint Cost-benefit analysis of capsule endoscopy compared with standard upper endoscopy for the detection of Barrett's esophagus
    Lauren Gerson
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California 94305 5202, USA
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 5:319-25. 2007
    ..Potential advantages for Barrett's esophagus (BE) screening include ability to return to work as a result of lack of intravenous sedation...
  22. ncbi request reprint Screening colonoscopy in Chinese and Western patients: a comparative study
    Maw Soan Soon
    Department of Gastroenterology, Changhua Christian Medical Center, Changhua, Taiwan ROC
    Am J Gastroenterol 100:2749-55. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to compare findings on screening colonoscopy in a Chinese cohort versus a concurrent Western cohort...
  23. ncbi request reprint Endoscopic ultrasonographic appearance of gastric emphysema
    Maw Soan Soon
    Department of Gastroenterology, Changhua Christian Medical Center, 135 Nanhsiao Street Changhua, 500 Taiwan, China
    World J Gastroenterol 11:1719-21. 2005
    ..In our case, endoscopic ultrasound showed a band of bright echogenicity arising from the submucosa layer, representing air in the gastric wall...
  24. ncbi request reprint Primary esophageal B-cell lymphoma: evaluation by EUS
    Maw Soan Soon
    Department of Gastroenterology, Changhua Christian Medical Center, Changhua, Taiwan, ROC
    Gastrointest Endosc 61:901-3. 2005
  25. ncbi request reprint Monopolar coagulation versus conventional endoscopic treatment for high-risk peptic ulcer bleeding: a prospective, randomized study
    Maw Soan Soon
    Department of Gastroenterology, Changhua Christian Medical Center, Taiwan, ROC
    Gastrointest Endosc 58:323-9. 2003
    ..It was hypothesized that monopolar coagulation with a "hot biopsy" forceps may be more effective in such cases...
  26. ncbi request reprint Colonoscopy in irritable bowel syndrome: whom are we reassuring?
    Otto S Lin
    Gastrointest Endosc 62:900-2. 2005