Affiliation: New York University
- Colon pathology detected after a positive screening flexible sigmoidoscopy: a prospective study in an ethnically diverse cohortFritz Francois
Department of Medicine and Division of Gastroenterology, VA New York Harbor Healthcare System and New York University School of Medicine, New York, New York 10010, USA
Am J Gastroenterol 101:823-30. 2006..The aim of this study was to evaluate ethnic variations in the prevalence of proximal neoplasia on follow-up colonoscopy after a neoplastic lesion is found on sigmoidoscopy...
- Colorectal cancer screening of high-risk populations: A national survey of physiciansPascale M White
Division of Gastroenterology and Department of Medicine, New York University Langone Medical Center, New York, NY, USA
BMC Res Notes 5:64. 2012..abstract:..
- The effect of H. pylori eradication on meal-associated changes in plasma ghrelin and leptinFritz Francois
New York University Langone Medical Center, New York, NY, USA
BMC Gastroenterol 11:37. 2011..pylori colonization. We prospectively evaluated the effect of H. pylori eradication on meal-associated changes in serum ghrelin and leptin levels, and body weight...
- Colon cancer knowledge and attitudes in an immigrant Haitian communityFritz Francois
Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
J Immigr Minor Health 11:319-25. 2009..To qualitatively evaluate the views of Haitian immigrants on cancer and the influence of cultural and socio-ecological factors on cancer screening behavior...
- Pan-colonic varices and idiopathic portal hypertensionFritz Francois
NYU School of Medicine, 423 E 23rd St, New York, USA
J Gastrointestin Liver Dis 16:325-8. 2007..Colonoscopy revealed varices from the rectum to the cecum confirmed with endoscopic ultrasound, while esogastroduodenoscopy, small bowel series, and CT were all normal. Portal hypertension was present without an identifiable cause...
- The association of gastric leptin with oesophageal inflammation and metaplasiaF Francois
New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
Gut 57:16-24. 2008..Gastro-oesophageal reflux disease complications may reflect imbalances between protective and injurious factors. Through its effects on cell growth, leptin may influence oesophageal mucosal homeostasis...
- Bacterial biota in the human distal esophagusZhiheng Pei
Department of Pathology, New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY 10016, USA
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 101:4250-5. 2004..These findings provide evidence for a complex but conserved bacterial population in the normal distal esophagus...
- Lap-band impact on the function of the esophagusZoi Gamagaris
Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, New York University School of Medicine, Bellevue Hospital Center, 462 First Avenue Room 10E1, New York, NY, 10016, USA
Obes Surg 18:1268-72. 2008..Our aim was to assess the long-term impact of the LAGB on esophageal motility and pH-metry in patients who had LAGB who had normal and abnormal esophageal function at baseline...
- The effect of laparoscopic gastric banding surgery on plasma levels of appetite-control, insulinotropic, and digestive hormonesJoshua R Shak
Department of Medicine, NYU School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
Obes Surg 18:1089-96. 2008..To examine this hypothesis, we determined plasma concentrations of appetite-control, insulinotropic, and digestive hormones in relation to LAGB...
- Improved patient survival after acute variceal bleeding: a multicenter, cohort studyNaga Chalasani
Department of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202, USA
Am J Gastroenterol 98:653-9. 2003..Therefore, a retrospective, multicenter study was conducted to define the outcomes of variceal bleeding and to describe the patterns of current practice in the management of variceal bleeding...
- Inflammation and intestinal metaplasia of the distal esophagus are associated with alterations in the microbiomeLiying Yang
Department of Pathology, New York University School of Medicine, New York, New York, USA
Gastroenterology 137:588-97. 2009..This is the first comprehensive reported correlation between a change in the esophageal microbiome and esophageal diseases...
- Use of flexible sigmoidoscopy to screen for colorectal cancer in HIV-infected patients 50 years of age and olderEdmund J Bini
Division of Gastroenterology, Veterans Affairs New York Harbor Healthcare System, 423 E 23rd Street, New York, NY 10010, USA
Arch Intern Med 166:1626-31. 2006..The aim of this study was to determine the utility of screening flexible sigmoidoscopy in patients with HIV...
- Molecular analysis of the bacterial microbiota in the human stomachElisabeth M Bik
Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Fairchild Science Building, 299 Campus Drive, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 103:732-7. 2006..The gastric microbiota may play important, as-yet-undiscovered roles in human health and disease...
- Leptin and ghrelin in relation to Helicobacter pylori status in adult malesJatin Roper
New York University School of Medicine, 550 First Avenue, New York, NY 10016, USA
J Clin Endocrinol Metab 93:2350-7. 2008..Leptin and ghrelin, hormones involved in human energy homeostasis, are both produced in the stomach...
- Model for end-stage liver disease (MELD) for predicting mortality in patients with acute variceal bleedingNaga Chalasani
Hepatology 35:1282-4. 2002