Ashwani K Singal

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Affiliation: University of Alabama at Birmingham
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Low-dose hydroxychloroquine is as effective as phlebotomy in treatment of patients with porphyria cutanea tarda
    Ashwani K Singal
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Community Health, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX, USA
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 10:1402-9. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Evolving frequency and outcomes of liver transplantation based on etiology of liver disease
    Ashwani K Singal
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA
    Transplantation 95:755-60. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Outcome after liver transplantation for cirrhosis due to alcohol and hepatitis C: comparison to alcoholic cirrhosis and hepatitis C cirrhosis
    Ashwani K Singal
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX, USA
    J Clin Gastroenterol 47:727-33. 2013
  4. pmc Nutritional status of patients with alcoholic cirrhosis undergoing liver transplantation: time trends and impact on survival
    Ashwani K Singal
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA
    Transpl Int 26:788-94. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Outcomes after liver transplantation for alcoholic hepatitis are similar to alcoholic cirrhosis: exploratory analysis from the UNOS database
    Ashwani K Singal
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX, USA
    Hepatology 55:1398-405. 2012
  6. pmc Alcohol Use after Liver Transplantation is Independent of Liver Disease Etiology
    Kirk B Russ
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1720 2nd Ave S Birmingham, AL 35233, USA
    Alcohol Alcohol 51:698-701. 2016
  7. doi request reprint Hepatitis C virus infection in alcoholic hepatitis: prevalence patterns and impact on in-hospital mortality
    Ashwani K Singal
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, Center for Aging, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas 55905, USA
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 24:1178-84. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Peginterferon alfa-2a is superior to peginterferon alfa-2b in the treatment of naïve patients with hepatitis C virus infection: meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials
    Ashwani K Singal
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77555 0764, USA
    Dig Dis Sci 56:2221-6. 2011
  9. pmc Primary care physicians and disparities in colorectal cancer screening in the elderly
    Ashwani K Singal
    Sealy Center on Aging, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77555 0177, USA
    Health Serv Res 48:95-113. 2013
  10. doi request reprint Outcomes of liver transplantation alone after listing for simultaneous kidney: comparison to simultaneous liver kidney transplantation
    Bashar Hmoud
    1 Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 2 Department of Biostatistics, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 3 Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 4 Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL
    Transplantation 99:823-8. 2015

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  1. pmc Low-dose hydroxychloroquine is as effective as phlebotomy in treatment of patients with porphyria cutanea tarda
    Ashwani K Singal
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Community Health, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX, USA
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 10:1402-9. 2012
    ..We performed a prospective pilot study to compare the efficacy and safety of these therapies...
  2. doi request reprint Evolving frequency and outcomes of liver transplantation based on etiology of liver disease
    Ashwani K Singal
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA
    Transplantation 95:755-60. 2013
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  3. doi request reprint Outcome after liver transplantation for cirrhosis due to alcohol and hepatitis C: comparison to alcoholic cirrhosis and hepatitis C cirrhosis
    Ashwani K Singal
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX, USA
    J Clin Gastroenterol 47:727-33. 2013
    ..Data on outcome of patients after liver transplantation (LT) for cirrhosis due to hepatitis C virus (HCV+) alcohol are limited...
  4. pmc Nutritional status of patients with alcoholic cirrhosis undergoing liver transplantation: time trends and impact on survival
    Ashwani K Singal
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA
    Transpl Int 26:788-94. 2013
    ..Our findings support feasibility of liver transplantation for alcoholic cirrhotics with obesity and malnutrition...
  5. doi request reprint Outcomes after liver transplantation for alcoholic hepatitis are similar to alcoholic cirrhosis: exploratory analysis from the UNOS database
    Ashwani K Singal
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX, USA
    Hepatology 55:1398-405. 2012
    ..The causes of graft loss and patient mortality were similar in the two groups, and were not alcohol-related in any patient...
  6. pmc Alcohol Use after Liver Transplantation is Independent of Liver Disease Etiology
    Kirk B Russ
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1720 2nd Ave S Birmingham, AL 35233, USA
    Alcohol Alcohol 51:698-701. 2016
    ..To assess alcohol use after liver transplantation (LT) and compare liver transplant recipients for alcoholic liver disease (ALD) with recipients for non-ALD causes...
  7. doi request reprint Hepatitis C virus infection in alcoholic hepatitis: prevalence patterns and impact on in-hospital mortality
    Ashwani K Singal
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, Center for Aging, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas 55905, USA
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 24:1178-84. 2012
    ..Hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection and alcohol abuse are common causes of cirrhosis in the USA. There are limited data on HCV prevalence and mortality trends in patients with alcoholic hepatitis (AH)...
  8. doi request reprint Peginterferon alfa-2a is superior to peginterferon alfa-2b in the treatment of naïve patients with hepatitis C virus infection: meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials
    Ashwani K Singal
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77555 0764, USA
    Dig Dis Sci 56:2221-6. 2011
    ..Studies comparing the efficacy and safety of PEGIFN alfa-2a and PEGIFN alfa-2b in treatment-naïve HCV-infected patients have shown conflicting results...
  9. pmc Primary care physicians and disparities in colorectal cancer screening in the elderly
    Ashwani K Singal
    Sealy Center on Aging, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77555 0177, USA
    Health Serv Res 48:95-113. 2013
    ..To examine whether having a primary care physician (PCP) is associated with reduced ethnic disparities for colorectal cancer (CRC) screening and whether clustering of minorities within PCPs contributes to the disparities...
  10. doi request reprint Outcomes of liver transplantation alone after listing for simultaneous kidney: comparison to simultaneous liver kidney transplantation
    Bashar Hmoud
    1 Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 2 Department of Biostatistics, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 3 Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 4 Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL
    Transplantation 99:823-8. 2015
    ..Data on patient and liver graft survival comparing liver transplantation alone after listing for kidney with simultaneous liver kidney (SLK) transplantation are scanty...
  11. doi request reprint Evolving frequency and outcomes of simultaneous liver kidney transplants based on liver disease etiology
    Ashwani K Singal
    1 Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 2 Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 3 Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 4 Department of Biostatistics, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 5 Address correspondence to Ashwani K Singal, M D, M S, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294 0012
    Transplantation 98:216-21. 2014
    ..The frequency of simultaneous liver kidney (SLK) transplantation is increasing. Data are scanty on outcomes of SLK transplants for liver disease etiology...
  12. doi request reprint Racial disparities in treatment for pancreatic cancer and impact on survival: a population-based analysis
    Vinamrata Singal
    Departments of Neuroscience and Cell Biology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX, USA
    J Cancer Res Clin Oncol 138:715-22. 2012
    ..Mortality from pancreatic cancer is higher amongst blacks compared to other races. We performed this analysis with the aim of examining racial disparity for receipt pancreatic cancer treatment and its association with survival...
  13. pmc PNPLA3 polymorphism increases risk for and severity of chronic hepatitis C liver disease
    Habeeb Salameh
    Habeeb Salameh, Muhannad Al Hanayneh, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77555, United States
    World J Hepatol 8:1584-1592. 2016
    ..To examine the association of PNPLA3 polymorphisms in chronic hepatitis C patients and development of liver disease spectrum...
  14. pmc Alcoholic hepatitis: current challenges and future directions
    Ashwani K Singal
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 12:555-64; quiz e31-2. 2014
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  15. pmc Antioxidants as therapeutic agents for liver disease
    Ashwani K Singal
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX, USA
    Liver Int 31:1432-48. 2011
    ..These limitations and their implications for future trial design are discussed...
  16. doi request reprint Corticosteroids and occurrence of and mortality from infections in severe alcoholic hepatitis: a meta-analysis of randomized trials
    Bashar S Hmoud
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX, USA
    Liver Int 36:721-8. 2016
    ..Prednisolone is the first-line therapy for severe alcoholic hepatitis (AH). Patients with severe alcoholic hepatitis often develop severe infections that negatively impact short-term prognosis...
  17. doi request reprint Live donor liver transplantation for alcoholic hepatitis
    Ashwani K Singal
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, 35294 0012, USA
    Hepatol Int 11:34-37. 2017
    ..Living donor liver transplantation for alcoholic hepatitis needs to be addressed with this background in mind...
  18. pmc PNPLA3 as a Genetic Determinant of Risk for and Severity of Non-alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease Spectrum
    Habeeb Salameh
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX, USA
    J Clin Transl Hepatol 4:175-191. 2016
    ..b>Conclusions:PNPLA3 polymorphisms have strong association with the risk for and severity of NAFLDs. PNPLA3 polymorphism plays an evolving role in diagnosis and treatment decisions in patients with NAFLD...
  19. pmc Outcomes after liver transplantation for combined alcohol and hepatitis C virus infection
    Rashid Khan
    Rashid Khan, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77555, United States
    World J Gastroenterol 20:11935-8. 2014
    ..However, most studies are limited to a retrospective design or small sample size. Larger prospective multicenter studies are needed to better define the outcomes in hepatitis C drinkers. ..
  20. ncbi request reprint Current management of alcoholic liver disease
    Ashwani K Singal
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University of Alabama Birmingham, AL 35294 0012, USA
    Curr Drug Abuse Rev 7:18-28. 2014
    ..Issues such as rule of 6 months of abstinence, ethical issues, and shortage of donor organs will be debated. ..
  21. doi request reprint Nutrition in alcoholic liver disease
    Ashwani K Singal
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street Southwest, Rochester, MN 55905 0001, USA
    Clin Liver Dis 16:805-26. 2012
    ..Physicians, including gastroenterologists and hepatologists, should be conversant with assessment and management of malnutrition and nutritional supplementation...
  22. doi request reprint Alcoholic hepatitis: prognostic models and treatment
    Ashwani K Singal
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905 0001, USA
    Gastroenterol Clin North Am 40:611-39. 2011
    ..This article also deals with controversies surrounding the role and use of liver transplantation in patients with alcoholic hepatitis...
  23. doi request reprint Intra-hepatic cholangiocarcinoma--frequency and demographic patterns: thirty-year data from the M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
    Ashwani K Singal
    Department of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, UT MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA
    J Cancer Res Clin Oncol 137:1071-8. 2011
    ..However, data on the demographic patterns associated with this change are limited. We analyzed cases of cholangiocarcinoma (CC) with aim to study frequency and demographic patterns over time of IHC and EHC...
  24. doi request reprint Tailoring treatment duration to 12 to 16 weeks in hepatitis C genotype 2 or 3 with rapid virologic response: systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials
    Ashwani K Singal
    Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77555 0764, USA
    J Clin Gastroenterol 44:583-7. 2010
    ....
  25. doi request reprint Antiviral therapy reduces risk of hepatocellular carcinoma in patients with hepatitis C virus-related cirrhosis
    Ashwani K Singal
    Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas, USA
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 8:192-9. 2010
    ..We performed a systematic review and meta-analysis to assess HCC risk reduction in patients with HCV-related cirrhosis who have received antiviral therapy...