digestive system endoscopy

Summary

Summary: Endoscopic examination, therapy or surgery of the digestive tract.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Endoscopic biliary drainage for biliary obstruction
    Ping Hong Zhou
    Department of General Surgery, Zhongshan Hospital, Fudan University, Shanghai 200032, China
    Hepatobiliary Pancreat Dis Int 2:598-601. 2003
  2. ncbi Ingestion of caustic substances by adults
    Salim Satar
    Emergency Department, Faculty of Medicine, Cukurova University, 01330 Yuregir, Adana, Turkey
    Am J Ther 11:258-61. 2004
  3. ncbi Hiatal hernia size is the dominant determinant of esophagitis presence and severity in gastroesophageal reflux disease
    M P Jones
    Division of Gastroenterology, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 96:1711-7. 2001
  4. ncbi Endotracheal intubation for airway protection during endoscopy for severe upper GI hemorrhage
    Stephen J Rudolph
    Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, Hennepin County Medical Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    Gastrointest Endosc 57:58-61. 2003
  5. ncbi Endoscopy, serology and histology in the diagnosis of coeliac disease
    W Dickey
    Department of Gastroenterology, Altnagelvin Hospital, Londonderry, Northern Ireland
    Dig Liver Dis 34:172-4. 2002
  6. ncbi Patchy villous atrophy of the duodenum in childhood celiac disease
    Margherita Bonamico
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Rome La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 38:204-7. 2004
  7. ncbi Staging of biliary carcinoma: cholangiography and cholangioscopy
    Y Nimura
    First Department of Surgery, Nagoya University School of Medicine, Japan
    Endoscopy 25:76-80. 1993
  8. ncbi Erythromycin intravenous bolus infusion in acute upper gastrointestinal bleeding: a randomized, controlled, double-blind trial
    Jean Louis Frossard
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Geneva University Hospitals, Geneve, Switzerland
    Gastroenterology 123:17-23. 2002
  9. ncbi Erythromycin improves the quality of EGD in patients with acute upper GI bleeding: a randomized controlled study
    Benoit Coffin
    Service d Hepato Gastroenterologie, AP HP Hôpital Louis Mourier, Colombes Cedex, France
    Gastrointest Endosc 56:174-9. 2002
  10. ncbi Diagnostic utility of peroral cholangioscopy for various bile-duct lesions
    Yoshihiro Fukuda
    Department of Medicine and Clinical Oncology Graduate School of Medicine Chiba University, Japan
    Gastrointest Endosc 62:374-82. 2005

Research Grants

  1. Evaluation of Biliary Strictures by IDUS, DIA, and FISH
    Michael Levy; Fiscal Year: 2005
  2. CORI: Consortium Expansion and Database Enhancement
    David Lieberman; Fiscal Year: 2004
  3. Screening for colortectal cancer in an Asian Community Center
    David Lieberman; Fiscal Year: 2008
  4. MUCIN GLYCOPROTEINS IN COLON CANCER METASTASIS
    Robert S Bresalier; Fiscal Year: 2010
  5. H. PYLORI AND IL-1Beta IN ESOPHAGEAL ONCOGENESIS
    Fritz Francois; Fiscal Year: 2008
  6. SURGERY AND INTESTINAL ADAPTATION
    Stanley Ashley; Fiscal Year: 2005
  7. INCREASING COLORECTAL CANCER SCREENING
    Randall Burt; Fiscal Year: 2005
  8. REDUCING SERVICE USE IN OLDER PRIMARY CARE PATIENTS
    Joshua Klapow; Fiscal Year: 2003
  9. In Vivo Raman Spectroscopy of Barrett's Esophagus
    Louis Michel Wong Kee Song; Fiscal Year: 2005
  10. Targeting AKT as a novel therapy in pancreatic cancer
    Richard Bold; Fiscal Year: 2007

Detail Information

Publications234 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi Endoscopic biliary drainage for biliary obstruction
    Ping Hong Zhou
    Department of General Surgery, Zhongshan Hospital, Fudan University, Shanghai 200032, China
    Hepatobiliary Pancreat Dis Int 2:598-601. 2003
    ..To improve the successful rate of endoscopic biliary drainage...
  2. ncbi Ingestion of caustic substances by adults
    Salim Satar
    Emergency Department, Faculty of Medicine, Cukurova University, 01330 Yuregir, Adana, Turkey
    Am J Ther 11:258-61. 2004
    ..It is important that efforts should be made to educate the public about the dangers of caustic substances so that their threat may be diminished...
  3. ncbi Hiatal hernia size is the dominant determinant of esophagitis presence and severity in gastroesophageal reflux disease
    M P Jones
    Division of Gastroenterology, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 96:1711-7. 2001
    ..97, p = 0.0146) as significant predictors of erosive esophagitis. CONCLUSION: Esophagitis severity is best predicted by hiatal hernia size and lower esophageal sphincter pressure. Of these, hiatal hernia size is the strongest predictor...
  4. ncbi Endotracheal intubation for airway protection during endoscopy for severe upper GI hemorrhage
    Stephen J Rudolph
    Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, Hennepin County Medical Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    Gastrointest Endosc 57:58-61. 2003
    ..Aspiration of blood may cause significant morbidity during emergent endoscopy for severe upper GI bleeding. Endotracheal intubation is widely performed for airway protection in this setting, but there are few data regarding its efficacy...
  5. ncbi Endoscopy, serology and histology in the diagnosis of coeliac disease
    W Dickey
    Department of Gastroenterology, Altnagelvin Hospital, Londonderry, Northern Ireland
    Dig Liver Dis 34:172-4. 2002
  6. ncbi Patchy villous atrophy of the duodenum in childhood celiac disease
    Margherita Bonamico
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Rome La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 38:204-7. 2004
    ..The authors evaluated the presence and the distribution of villous atrophy in children with celiac disease to see whether this histologic pattern exists in children...
  7. ncbi Staging of biliary carcinoma: cholangiography and cholangioscopy
    Y Nimura
    First Department of Surgery, Nagoya University School of Medicine, Japan
    Endoscopy 25:76-80. 1993
    ..PTCS offers the additional diagnostic advantage of taking biopsies for the preoperative diagnosis and staging of biliary tract cancer. The morbidity and mortality rates of PTBD and PTCS were 9% and 0%, respectively...
  8. ncbi Erythromycin intravenous bolus infusion in acute upper gastrointestinal bleeding: a randomized, controlled, double-blind trial
    Jean Louis Frossard
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Geneva University Hospitals, Geneve, Switzerland
    Gastroenterology 123:17-23. 2002
    ..Erythromycin, a motilin agonist, induces gastric emptying. We investigated whether an intravenous bolus infusion of erythromycin would improve the yield of endoscopy in these patients...
  9. ncbi Erythromycin improves the quality of EGD in patients with acute upper GI bleeding: a randomized controlled study
    Benoit Coffin
    Service d Hepato Gastroenterologie, AP HP Hôpital Louis Mourier, Colombes Cedex, France
    Gastrointest Endosc 56:174-9. 2002
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the effect of erythromycin on the quality of the EGD in patients with acute upper GI bleeding...
  10. ncbi Diagnostic utility of peroral cholangioscopy for various bile-duct lesions
    Yoshihiro Fukuda
    Department of Medicine and Clinical Oncology Graduate School of Medicine Chiba University, Japan
    Gastrointest Endosc 62:374-82. 2005
    ..We evaluated the utility of peroral cholangioscopy (POCS) for distinguishing malignant from benign biliary disease to cover low sensitivity of tissue sampling...
  11. ncbi Significance of endoscopy in asymptomatic premenopausal women with iron deficiency anemia
    Dong Il Park
    Department of Medicine, Kangbuk Samsung Hospital, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    Dig Dis Sci 51:2372-6. 2006
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  12. ncbi Review article: current management of primary sclerosing cholangitis
    S N Cullen
    John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford OX3 9DU, UK
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 21:933-48. 2005
    ..In view of the rarity of the disease in the general population, large international collaborations to study PSC are necessary to provide clearer answers in areas of uncertainty, and these are now beginning to emerge...
  13. ncbi Assessment of the diagnostic value of duodenal bulb histology in patients with celiac disease, using multiple biopsy sites
    Kaushal Kishor Prasad
    Division of GE Histopathology and Pediatric Gastroenterology, Department of Superspeciality of Gastroenterology, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, Union Territory, India
    J Clin Gastroenterol 43:307-11. 2009
    ..Generally, the duodenal bulb is not considered a useful site for biopsies, owing to some difficulties in histologic evaluation...
  14. ncbi Randomized trial of N-butyl-2-cyanoacrylate compared with injection of hypertonic saline-epinephrine in the endoscopic treatment of bleeding peptic ulcers
    K J Lee
    Dept of Gastroenterology, Ajou University School of Medicine, Suwon, South Korea
    Endoscopy 32:505-11. 2000
    ..The aim of this study was to compare the efficacy of N-butyl-2-cyanoacrylate (Histoacryl) and hypertonic saline-epinephrine (HSE) in the endoscopic treatment of major peptic ulcer hemorrhage...
  15. ncbi Effects of percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy tube placement on gastric antral motility and gastric emptying
    Hiromi Ono
    Division of Internal Medicine, Ohtaki Hospital, Fukui, Japan
    J Gastroenterol 38:930-6. 2003
    ..We examined gastric antral myoelectrical activity and gastric emptying before and after PEG tube placement to evaluate the effects of PEG on gastric motility...
  16. ncbi Hyperplastic polyps of the gastric antrum in patients with gastrointestinal blood loss
    Mohammad Al-Haddad
    Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Mayo Clinic, 4500 S Pablo Road, Jacksonville, Florida 32224, USA
    Dig Dis Sci 52:105-9. 2007
    ..Gastroenterologists should be aware that hyperplastic polyps of the gastric antrum might result in gastrointestinal blood loss and iron deficiency anemia...
  17. ncbi Therapy of anastomotic leaks by means of covered self-expanding metallic stents after esophagogastrectomy
    J M Doniec
    Clinic for General and Thoracic Surgery, University Hospital, Christian Albrechts University, Kiel, Germany
    Endoscopy 35:652-8. 2003
    ..The efficacy of endoscopically placed covered metallic stents for treatment of gastroesophageal leakage was evaluated...
  18. ncbi Usefulness of transpapillary bile duct brushing cytology and forceps biopsy for improved diagnosis in patients with biliary strictures
    Yasuhiro Kitajima
    Department of Internal Medicine and Bioregulation, Nagoya City University Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Nagoya, Japan
    J Gastroenterol Hepatol 22:1615-20. 2007
    ....
  19. ncbi [Acute upper gastrointestinal bleeding as initial manifestation of a gastrointestinal stromal tumor]
    O Zwermann
    Abteilung Innere Medizin II, Universitatsklinikum Freiburg
    Dtsch Med Wochenschr 129:360-3. 2004
    ..An 80-years-old man was admitted to our clinic because of upper gastrointestinal bleeding with tarry stool for 3 days after taking non steroidal antiinflammatory drugs (NSAID) for back pain. The history was otherwise unremarkable...
  20. ncbi The utility of upper endoscopy in patients with concomitant upper gastrointestinal bleeding and acute myocardial infarction
    Sauyu Lin
    Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    Dig Dis Sci 51:2377-83. 2006
    ..In patients without these clinical features, urgent endoscopy may be delayed, unless cardiac management decisions are dependent on endoscopic findings...
  21. ncbi [Prospective study comparing conventional and transnasal esophagogastroduodenoscopy for routine diagnosis]
    B Krakamp
    Medizinische Klinik 1, Kliniken der Stadt Köln, Krankenhaus Merheim
    Dtsch Med Wochenschr 129:82-6. 2004
    ..Transnasal gastroscopy (TNG) is the result of ongoing improvements in endoscopic device development. These ultrathin endoscopes are planned to improve patient satisfaction with the endoscopic procedure...
  22. ncbi Videoendoscopy and histopathology of the esophagogastric junction in patients with gastroesophageal reflux disease
    Claudia Ringhofer
    University Clinic of Surgery, Medical University Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    Wien Klin Wochenschr 119:283-90. 2007
    ..This prospective study was designed to assess the histopathology of endoscopically visible proximal gastric folds in patients with gastroesophageal reflux disease...
  23. ncbi [Treatment of extra-esophageal variceal bleeding with cyanoacrylate]
    Gyula Pécsi
    Petz Aladár Megyei Oktató Kórház, I Belgyógyászat Gasztroenterológia, Gyor
    Orv Hetil 148:503-8. 2007
    ..The aim of the present paper is to describe the intravariceal injection technique using cyanoacrylate and to present the own results and complications observed in conjunction with the haemostatic treatment...
  24. ncbi Is a barium swallow complementary to endoscopy essential in the preoperative assessment of laparoscopic antireflux and hiatal hernia surgery?
    Georg R Linke
    Department of Surgery, Kantonsspital St Gallen, 9007 St, Gallen, Switzerland
    Surg Endosc 22:96-100. 2008
    ..The objective of this study was to investigate the effective value of a barium swallow if complementary to the commonly recommended endoscopy before laparoscopic antireflux and hiatal hernia surgery...
  25. ncbi Percutaneous transhepatic choledochoscopic removal of intrahepatic stones
    M T Cheung
    Department of Surgery, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Gascoigne Road, Kowloon, Hong Kong
    Br J Surg 90:1409-15. 2003
    ..Treatment of hepatolithiasis is complex and difficult. With the advent of biliary endoscopy and radiological intervention, percutaneous choledochoscopic removal of intrahepatic stones has become a well established procedure...
  26. ncbi Analysis of 153 deaths after upper gastrointestinal endoscopy: room for improvement?
    A M Thompson
    Department of Surgery and Molecular Oncology, University of Dundee, Dundee DD1 9SY, Scotland, UK
    Surg Endosc 18:22-5. 2004
    ..Upper gastrointestinal (GI) endoscopy is a widely used procedure that is generally considered to be safe...
  27. ncbi SpyGlass single-operator peroral cholangiopancreatoscopy system for the diagnosis and therapy of bile-duct disorders: a clinical feasibility study (with video)
    Yang K Chen
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, Colorado, USA
    Gastrointest Endosc 65:832-41. 2007
    ..With 4-way deflected steering and dedicated irrigation channels, the single-operator SpyGlass peroral cholangiopancreatoscopy system is designed to overcome some of these limitations...
  28. ncbi Antibiotic prophylaxis after endoscopic therapy prevents rebleeding in acute variceal hemorrhage: a randomized trial
    Ming Chih Hou
    Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, No 201 Sec 2 Shih Pai Road, Taipei, Taiwan 11217, ROC
    Hepatology 39:746-53. 2004
    ..In conclusion, antibiotic prophylaxis can prevent infection and rebleeding as well as decrease the amount of blood transfused for patients with acute GEVB following endoscopic treatment...
  29. ncbi Quality of life in GERD patients: medical treatment versus antireflux surgery
    Ruxandra Ciovica
    Department of Surgery, General Hospital Krems, Austria
    J Gastrointest Surg 10:934-9. 2006
    ..Nevertheless, the outcome is significantly better following surgery. It can be suggested that surgical treatment may be the more successful therapy in the long-term...
  30. ncbi Push enteroscopy alters management in a majority of patients with obscure gastrointestinal bleeding
    Nam Q Nguyen
    Department of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and General Medicine, Royal Adelaide Hospital, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
    J Gastroenterol Hepatol 20:716-21. 2005
    ..The aim of the present paper was to evaluate both the diagnostic yield and the impact of push enteroscopy on the management of patients referred to a tertiary Australian institution...
  31. ncbi Endoscopic biliary drainage by nasobiliary drain or by stent placement in patients with acute cholangitis
    B C Sharma
    Department of Gastroenterology, G B Pant Hospital, New Delhi, India
    Endoscopy 37:439-43. 2005
    ..Endoscopic biliary drainage is an established mode of treatment for acute cholangitis. We compared the safety and efficacy of nasobiliary drain (NBD) placement and stent placement for biliary drainage in patients with acute cholangitis...
  32. ncbi Predictive factors of positive findings in patients explored by push enteroscopy for unexplained GI bleeding
    Celine Lepere
    Department of Gastroenterology, European Georges Pompidou Hospital, Paris, France
    Gastrointest Endosc 61:709-14. 2005
    ..The diagnostic yield of push enteroscopy (PE) in patients with unexplained overt GI bleeding is about 30%. The aim of this study was to assess for predictive factors of positive findings...
  33. pmc Acute upper gastrointestinal bleeding in patients on long-term oral anticoagulation therapy: endoscopic findings, clinical management and outcome
    Konstantinos C Thomopoulos
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, University of Patras, Patras, Greece
    World J Gastroenterol 11:1365-8. 2005
    ..Acute gastrointestinal bleeding is a severe complication in patients receiving long-term oral anticoagulant therapy. The purpose of this study was to describe the causes and clinical outcome of these patients...
  34. ncbi Estimation of the stent placement above the intact sphincter of Oddi against malignant bile duct obstruction
    Naohito Uchida
    Third Department of Internal Medicine, Kagawa University School of Medicine, 1750 1 Ikenobe, Miki cho, Kita gun, Kagawa, 761 0793, Japan
    J Gastroenterol 40:291-6. 2005
    ..Stent blockage occurs as a result of bacterial adherence to the inner wall of the stent. We evaluated the stent placement above the intact sphincter of Oddi to retain the function of the sphincter of Oddi as a bacteriological barrier...
  35. ncbi [Abnormal gastrointestinal findings in patients with coronary disease revealed by endoscopy before cardiac surgery]
    Sarunas Kinduris
    Institute for Biomedical Research, Kaunas University of Medicine Hospital, Eiveniu 2, 50009 Kaunas, Lithuania
    Medicina (Kaunas) 41:482-6. 2005
    ....
  36. ncbi The advancing art and science of endoscopy
    Gary C Vitale
    Department of Surgery, University of Louisville School of Medicine, Louisville, KY 40292, USA
    Am J Surg 190:228-33. 2005
    ..General surgeons should rekindle their interest in flexible endoscopy or risk losing entire categories of disease to other specialties or to a small specialized group of endoscopic surgeons...
  37. ncbi Endoscopic stenting versus surgical bypass in advanced malignant distal bile duct obstruction: cost-effectiveness analysis
    Somkiat Sunpaweravong
    Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Prince of Songkla University, Songkla, Thailand
    Asian J Surg 28:262-5. 2005
    ..Palliative treatment of obstructive jaundice from advanced tumour of the distal bile duct is controversial. The aim of this study was to compare the clinical outcomes and costs between endoscopic stent insertion and surgery...
  38. ncbi Pancreatic juice cytology in the diagnosis of intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasm of the pancreas: significance of sampling by peroral pancreatoscopy
    Taketo Yamaguchi
    Department of Medicine and Clinical Oncology, Graduate School of Medicine, Chiba University, Japan
    Cancer 104:2830-6. 2005
    ..The current study was conducted to assess the diagnostic value of pancreatic juice cytology in IPMN and to examine the usefulness of peroral pancreatoscopy (POPS) in sampling pancreatic juice...
  39. ncbi Safety and long-term follow-up of endoscopic snare excision of ampullary adenomas
    P Katsinelos
    Department of Endoscopy, Central Hospital, Ethnikis Aminis 41, T K 54635, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Surg Endosc 20:608-13. 2006
    ..The aim of this retrospective study was to evaluate the safety and outcome of endoscopic snare resection of papillary adenomas in a Greek cohort of patients...
  40. ncbi Complications of pancreaticoduodenectomy after neoadjuvant chemoradiation in patients with and without preoperative biliary drainage
    H Gerke
    Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Box 3189, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Dig Liver Dis 36:412-8. 2004
    ..It has been suggested that preoperative biliary drainage increases the risk of infectious complications of pancreaticoduodenectomy...
  41. ncbi Metal stent placement in acute malignant colorectal obstruction
    C Crosta
    European Institute of Oncology, Division of Endoscopy corrected Via Ripamonti 435, 20141 Milan, Italy
    Dig Liver Dis 38:341-6. 2006
    ..Obstruction is a common complication of advanced colorectal cancer. Stent insertion can reduce the need for emergency surgery and allows chemotherapy to begin immediately...
  42. ncbi [The influence of Barrett's esophagus on the clinical signs and postoperative results of GERD]
    Z Endzinas
    Department of Surgery, Hospital of Kaunas University of Medicine, Lithuania
    Zentralbl Chir 129:99-103. 2004
    ..Was to estimate the influence of the Barrett's esophagus on the clinical signs and post-surgical results of the GERD...
  43. ncbi Successful endovascular treatment of bleeding aortoenteric fistula: a case report
    Mark Shapiro
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029 6574, USA
    Ann Vasc Surg 20:817-9. 2006
    ..Endovascular treatment of AEF provides another treatment option that may be particularly valuable in patients whose comorbidities would preclude open repair...
  44. ncbi Endoscopic full-thickness plication for the treatment of GERD: 12-month follow-up for the North American open-label trial
    Douglas Pleskow
    Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicne, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Gastrointest Endosc 61:643-9. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the intermediate-term (12-month) safety and efficacy of endoscopic full-thickness plication in patients with symptomatic GERD...
  45. ncbi Antimicrobial susceptibility testing of Helicobacter pylori to selected agents by agar dilution method in Shiraz-Iran
    J Kohanteb
    Department of Medical Microbiology, Shiraz Medical School, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, P O Box 71345 1945, Shiraz, Iran
    Indian J Med Microbiol 25:374-7. 2007
    ..To assess the pattern of antimicrobial susceptibility profile of Helicobacter pylori isolates from patients with gastritis, duodenal ulcer (DU) and gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) residing in Shiraz, Iran...
  46. ncbi Advanced interventional endoscopy
    Gary C Vitale
    Director of Interventional Endoscopy of the Center for Advanced Surgical Technologies, Norton Hospital Surgical Director, Digestive Disease Center, University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky, USA
    Curr Probl Surg 39:968-1053. 2002
  47. ncbi Endoscopic full-thickness plication (Plicator) with two serially placed implants improves esophagitis and reduces PPI use and esophageal acid exposure
    D von Renteln
    Medizinische Klinik I, Klinikum Ludwigsburg, Ludwigsburg, Germany
    Endoscopy 40:173-8. 2008
    ..In all previous studies, only a single implant was used. The aim of the present pilot study was to determine the safety and efficacy of two serially placed Plicator implants...
  48. ncbi [Intestinal metaplasia at the esophagogastric junction. Prevelence and association in patients undergoing endoscopy]
    M L de Castro
    Servicios de Aparato Digestivo, Hospital Meixoeiro, Vigo, Pontevedra, Spain
    Gastroenterol Hepatol 25:487-92. 2002
    ..We studied the prevalence of these conditions and their association with gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) and Helicobacter pylori infection...
  49. ncbi Endoscopic deployment of multiple JOSTENT SelfX is effective and safe in treatment of malignant hilar biliary strictures
    Hirofumi Kawamoto
    Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry, and Pharmaceutical Science, Okayama City, Japan
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 6:401-8. 2008
    ..We evaluated the efficacy and safety of the endoscopic deployment of multiple JOSTENT SelfX units in patients with hilar biliary strictures treated with or without chemotherapy...
  50. ncbi Endoscopic management of postcholecystectomy bile duct strictures
    Gary C Vitale
    Department of Surgery, University of Louisville School of Medicine, Center for Advanced Surgical Technology, Louisville, KY 40292, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 206:918-23; discussion 924-5. 2008
    ..The management of major bile duct injuries has traditionally been by hepaticojejunostomy. Endoscopy has been increasingly used to treat these injuries. This study reviews the senior author's endoscopic treatment of bile duct injuries...
  51. ncbi Endoscopic ablation with cyanoacrylate glue for isolated gastric variceal bleeding
    H Iwase
    Department of Gastroenterology, Nagoya National Hospital, The First Department of Internal Medicine, Nagoya University School of Medicine, Nagoya, Japan
    Gastrointest Endosc 53:585-92. 2001
    ..CONCLUSIONS: Endoscopic ablation with cyanoacrylate is an effective and safe procedure for patients with bleeding gastric varices. Determination of variceal anatomy may be useful for improving treatment strategies for such patients...
  52. ncbi Endoscopic management of tumors of the major duodenal papilla: Refined techniques to improve outcome and avoid complications
    D J Desilets
    Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, Maine Medical Center, Portland, Maine, USA
    Gastrointest Endosc 54:202-8. 2001
    ..Preresection sphincterotomy, stent placement, elevation by epinephrine injection, and piecemeal resection may reduce complications and permit more aggressive treatment...
  53. ncbi Long-term outcome in patients with benign biliary strictures treated endoscopically with multiple stents
    Peter Draganov
    Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 32610, USA
    Gastrointest Endosc 55:680-6. 2002
    ..The aims of this study were to evaluate the long-term outcome (bile duct patency, complications) of this therapy and to identify predictors of a good outcome...
  54. ncbi Technical modifications and strategies for stenting gastric outlet strictures using esophageal endoprostheses
    I Maetani
    Third Department of Internal Medicine, Toho University Obashi Hospital, Tokyo, Japan
    Endoscopy 34:402-6. 2002
    ..In Japan, this procedure is particularly complicated by a lack of enteral stents. We report some technical stratagems for stent placement for gastric outlet strictures...
  55. ncbi Predictive factors of mortality from nonvariceal upper gastrointestinal hemorrhage: a multicenter study
    Riccardo Marmo
    Division of Gastroenterology, Hospital L Curto, Polla, Via Sottobraida 32, 84037 Sant Arsenio, Italy
    Am J Gastroenterol 103:1639-47; quiz 1648. 2008
    ..From an Italian Registry of patients with upper gastrointestinal hemorrhage (UGIH), we assessed the clinical outcomes and explored the roles of clinical, endoscopic, and therapeutic factors on 30-day mortality in a real life setting...
  56. ncbi Histopathology of the endoscopic esophagogastric junction in patients with gastroesophageal reflux disease
    Claudia Ringhofer
    University Clinic of Surgery, Medical University Vienna, Austria
    Wien Klin Wochenschr 120:350-9. 2008
    ..We compared endoscopy and histopathology of the esophagogastric junction in patients with gastroesophageal reflux disease...
  57. ncbi Expandable metal stents for the palliation of malignant gastroduodenal obstruction
    R Razzaq
    Department of Radiology, South Manchester University Hospital NHS Trust, Nell Lane, Withington, Manchester M20 2LR, UK
    Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol 24:313-8. 2001
    ..A combined endoscopic/fluoroscopic approach allows the most complete assessment of the stricture and removes the need for gastrostomy insertion. Careful assessment of the gastrointestinal tract distal to the lesion is important...
  58. ncbi Endoluminal gastroplication for the treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease: a 2-year prospective pilot study from Taiwan
    Chien Chung Liao
    Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Internal Medicine, Cathay General Hospital, Hsinchu, and School of Medicine, China Medical University, Taichung, Taiwan
    J Gastroenterol Hepatol 23:398-405. 2008
    ..However, long-term outcomes of ELGP in Asian populations have not been investigated. The aim of this prospective study was to evaluate the long-term benefits of ELGP in Asian patients with GERD...
  59. ncbi ASGE guidelines for the appropriate use of upper endoscopy: association with endoscopic findings
    Angelo Rossi
    Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Service of Malatesta Novello Hospital, Cesena, Italy
    Gastrointest Endosc 56:714-9. 2002
    ....
  60. ncbi Endoscopic intervention for hepatolithiasis associated with sharp angulation of right intrahepatic ducts
    Sanjiv Mahadeva
    Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Gastrointest Endosc 58:279-82. 2003
    ..Hepatolithiasis (intrahepatic stones) is common in Asian patients. Hepatolithiasis with intrahepatic strictures and sharp ductal angulation poses a particularly difficult management problem...
  61. ncbi Fundal variceal bleeding after correction of portal hypertension in patients with cirrhosis
    Mary E Rinella
    Northwestern University Medical School, Division of Hepatology, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    Gastrointest Endosc 58:122-7. 2003
    ..Methods and Observations: Five patients with cirrhosis evaluated for upper GI hemorrhage from fundal varices underwent upper endoscopy followed by angiography, which documented a spontaneous splenogastrorenal shunt...
  62. ncbi Gastroesophageal reflux as a possible co-promoting factor in the development of the squamous-cell carcinoma of the oral cavity, of the larynx and of the pharynx
    G Mercante
    Department of Otolaryngology, University of Parma
    Acta Otorhinolaryngol Belg 57:113-7. 2003
    ..For this reason we consider GER as a possible co-promoting factor of cancer in some patients...
  63. ncbi Analysis of percutaneous transhepatic cholangioscopy-related complications and the risk factors for those complications
    H C Oh
    Department of Gastroenterology, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Asan Medical Center, Songpa Gu, Seoul, Korea
    Endoscopy 39:731-6. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the safety of this procedure, and we systematically analyzed PTC-related complications and the risk factors for those complications...
  64. ncbi Carditis: all Helicobacter pylori or is there a role for gastro-oesophageal reflux?
    D McNamara
    Adelaide and Meath Hospital, Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland
    Scand J Gastroenterol 37:772-7. 2002
    ..We aimed to determine the prevalence of carditis and cardia intestinal metaplasia in dyspeptic subjects and also their association with H. pylori infection and gastro-oesophageal reflux disease...
  65. pmc Clinical presentation and endoscopic management of Dieulafoy's lesions in an urban community hospital
    Srikrishna Nagri
    Department of Gastroenterology, Brooklyn Hospital Center, Brooklyn, NY 11201, United States
    World J Gastroenterol 13:4333-5. 2007
    ..To identify rates of occurrence, common clinical and endoscopic features, and to review the outcome of endoscopic management of Dieulafoy's lesions in the upper gastrointestinal (GI) tract in an urban community hospital setting...
  66. ncbi A modified percutaneous transhepatic variceal embolization with 2-octyl cyanoacrylate versus endoscopic ligation in esophageal variceal bleeding management: randomized controlled trial
    Chun Qing Zhang
    Department of Gastroenterology, Shandong Provincial Hospital, Jinan, Shandong, China
    Dig Dis Sci 53:2258-67. 2008
    ..We compared this PTVE with endoscopic band ligation (EVL) in the treatment of esophageal variceal bleeding...
  67. ncbi Endoscopic surveillance and ablative therapy for periampullary adenomas
    I D Norton
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Mayo Clinic and Foundation, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 96:101-6. 2001
    ..CONCLUSIONS: Endoscopic surveillance and ablative therapy of periampullary lesions is safe and can be effective, although eradication of ampullary tissue requires multiple ablative sessions...
  68. ncbi Percutaneous transhepatic cholangioscopic treatment for hepatolithiasis: an evaluation of long-term results and risk factors for recurrence
    S K Lee
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Asan Medical Center, Seoul, Korea
    Gastrointest Endosc 53:318-23. 2001
    ..Several risk factors including severe biliary stricture, advanced biliary cirrhosis and Tsunoda type III and IV affected the long-term results...
  69. ncbi Clinical outcome of simultaneous self-expandable metal stents for palliation of malignant biliary and duodenal obstruction
    M Kaw
    Department of Gastrointestinal Medicine and Nutrition, University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Boulevard, Box 436, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Surg Endosc 17:457-61. 2003
    ..We present our experience with the use of simultaneous self-expandable metal stents for palliation of malignant biliary and duodenal obstruction...
  70. ncbi Clinical, endoscopic, and functional studies in 408 patients with Barrett's esophagus, compared to 174 cases of intestinal metaplasia of the cardia
    Attila Csendes
    Department of Surgery and Pathology, University Hospital, Santiago, Chile
    Am J Gastroenterol 97:554-60. 2002
    ..We aimed to compare clinical, endoscopic, histological, and functional features in patients with LSBE, SSBE, and IMC...
  71. ncbi [Outpatient monitoring of oesophageal pH with a catheter-free pH-meter (Bravo System). A Study of tolerance, safety and efficacy]
    Luisa F Martinez de Haro
    Servicio de Cirugia General, Hospital Universitario Virgen de la Arrixaca, El Palmar, Murcia, Espana
    Cir Esp 84:201-9. 2008
    ..The objective of this study is to test the tolerance, safety and efficacy of the system in the measurement of gastric-oesophageal reflux by comparing it with a conventional pH system...
  72. ncbi EUS-guided pancreatic cyst brushing: a comparative study in a tertiary referral centre
    Titus Thomas
    Biomedical Research Unit, Nottingham Digestive Diseases Centre and Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust, Nottingham, United Kingdom
    JOP 11:163-9. 2010
    ..Fluid analysis obtained by EUS guided FNA is used to aid in diagnosis and management of cystic lesions in the pancreas. Complementing fluid aspiration with brushing of cyst wall may increase the cellular yield...
  73. doi Endoscopic management of postcholecystectomy bile duct strictures
    Juha M Grönroos
    J Am Coll Surg 207:786-7; author reply 787. 2008
  74. pmc Pre-endoscopic screening for Helicobacter pylori and celiac disease in young anemic women
    Lucy Vannella
    Department of Digestive and Liver Disease, Sant Andrea Hospital, Rome, Italy
    World J Gastroenterol 15:2748-53. 2009
    ..To evaluate the usefulness of pre-endoscopic serological screening for Helicobacter pylori (H pylori) infection and celiac disease in women aged < 50 years affected by iron-deficiency anemia (IDA)...
  75. ncbi Rare potential pitfall in endoscopic ultrasound-guided fine needle aspiration biopsy in gastric duplication cyst: a case report
    Bo Wang
    Department of Pathology, Creighton University Medical Center, Creighton University School of Medicine, Omaha, Nebraska, USA
    Acta Cytol 53:219-22. 2009
    ..As endoscopic ultrasound-guided fine needle aspiration biopsy (EUS-FNAB) becomes a preferred and popular procedure, it is imperative for cytopathologists recognize this rare lesion and avoid the diagnostic pitfall...
  76. doi Cervical esophageal capillary hemangioma removed by combined and sequential endoscopic ligation and snare polypectomy
    J Liu
    Department of Gastroenterology, Peking University First Hospital, Beijing, China
    Endoscopy 40:E179-80. 2008
  77. ncbi Acid-suppression therapy offers varied laryngopharyngeal and esophageal symptom relief in laryngopharyngeal reflux patients
    Nobuhiko Oridate
    Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan
    Dig Dis Sci 53:2033-8. 2008
    ..8 vs. 78.3%, 60 days after the start of acid suppression; P = 0.003). These differences were observed both in patients with erosive esophagitis (P = 0.008) and in H. pylori-seronegative patients (P = 0.001)...
  78. ncbi Transanal endoscopic microsurgery: local recurrence rate following resection of rectal cancer
    P A Whitehouse
    Department of Surgery, Royal Surrey County Hospital, Guildford, Surrey, UK
    Colorectal Dis 10:187-93. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the local recurrence of rectal cancers following local excision by TEM...
  79. ncbi Use of Polyflex stents in treatment of acute esophageal and gastric leaks after bariatric surgery
    Royd Fukumoto
    Department of Surgery, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital, New York, New York, USA
    Surg Obes Relat Dis 3:68-71; discussion 71-2. 2007
    ..This study examined the feasibility of using Polyflex stents in the treatment of enteric leaks after various bariatric operations. Chronic and acute leaks were treated...
  80. ncbi Small-intestinal Peutz-Jeghers polyps resected by endoscopic polypectomy with double-balloon enteroscopy and removal confirmed by ultrasonography
    Y Matsumoto
    Department of Medicine and Molecular Science, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Hiroshima University, Hiroshima, Japan
    Dig Dis Sci 51:2337-40. 2006
  81. ncbi Mucin-producing bile duct tumors: radiological-pathological correlation and diagnostic strategy
    Jae Hoon Lim
    Department of Radiology and Center for Imaging Science, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, 50 Ilwon Dong, Gangnam Gu, Seoul, 135 710, Korea
    J Hepatobiliary Pancreat Sci 17:223-9. 2010
    ..This review article describes the radiological manifestations of the tumor, based on pathological-radiological correlation and biological behavior...
  82. ncbi Effective treatment of early Barrett's neoplasia with stepwise circumferential and focal ablation using the HALO system
    J J Gondrie
    Department of Gastroenterology, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Endoscopy 40:370-9. 2008
    ....
  83. ncbi Gastrointestinal complications of dual antiplatelet therapy
    Neelima G Vallurupalli
    Cardiovascular Division, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Circulation 113:e655-8. 2006
  84. ncbi Endoscopic and histologic evaluation of advanced megaesophagus after esophagocardioplasty, vagotomy-antrectomy and roux-en-Y gastrojejunostomy (Serra Dória operation)
    S Morita
    Medical School, São José do Rio Preto FAMERP, Sao Jose do Rio Preto, SP, Brazil
    Dis Esophagus 18:365-9. 2005
    ..The prevalence of severe esophagitis was high in the non-operated group while, after the Serra Dória operation, mild esophagitis was prevalent...
  85. ncbi Simultaneous multitransgastric drainage for large and noncontagious pancreatic pseudocysts (with video)
    Tae Hoon Lee
    Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Internal Medicine, Soonchunhyang University College of Medicine, Cheonan Hospital, Cheonan, Korea
    Gastrointest Endosc 66:1237-8. 2007
  86. ncbi Capsule endoscopy for the evaluation of patients with chronic abdominal pain
    E Bardan
    Department of Gastroenterology, Chaim Sheba Medical Center and Tel Aviv University, Sackler School of Medicine, Israel
    Endoscopy 35:688-9. 2003
    ..The aim of our study was to determine the role of capsule endoscopy in the evaluation of patients with unexplained chronic abdominal pain...
  87. ncbi Contribution of the gastrointestinal tract below the stomach to the 13C-urea breath test
    T H Lee
    Department of Internal Medicine, Far Eastern Memorial Hospital, 21, Nan Ya S Road, Sec 2, Pan Chiao City, Taipei County, 220 Taiwan
    Dig Liver Dis 35:537-40. 2003
    ..Graham et al. [Lancet, I (1987) 1174] found a late increase of 13C enrichment in the 13C-urea breath test 120 min after administration of labeled urea to patients without Helicobacter pylori infection. This may give false positive results...
  88. ncbi [Evaluation of endoscopic sphincter of Oddi manometry in patients with biliopancreatic diseases]
    Junichi Yoshikawa
    Second Department of Internal Medicine, Kagoshima University School of Medicine
    Nihon Shokakibyo Gakkai Zasshi 101:155-61. 2004
    ..It was thought that endoscopic sphincter of oddi manometry was a useful method of confirming the presence of SOD...
  89. ncbi Guidelines for treatment of severe acute pancreatitis
    Xie Ning Wu
    Department of Gastroenterology, Shanghai First Municipal People s Hospital, Shanghai 200080, China
    Hepatobiliary Pancreat Dis Int 1:446-51. 2002
    ..The treatment regimen and the mechanisms of actions of these drugs were delineated in detail in the tables and figure; the regimen is highly recommended for clinical use...
  90. ncbi Quality of life and surgical outcome after laparoscopic antireflux surgery in the elderly gastroesophageal reflux disease patient
    T Kamolz
    Dept of Surgery, A ö Krankenhaus Zell am See, Austria
    Scand J Gastroenterol 36:116-20. 2001
    ..The aim of this prospective study was to evaluate the surgical outcome including quality of life after LARS in patients older than 65 years...
  91. ncbi Endohyperthermia--experimental evaluation of a new therapeutic approach for treatment of biliary carcinoma
    N Weigert
    Dept of Internal Medicine II, Technical University of Munich, Klinikum rechts der Isar, Germany
    Endoscopy 32:306-10. 2000
    ..Hyperthermia has been successfully applied as part of multimodal therapy in esophageal and rectal carcinoma. We performed in-vitro and in-vivo experiments with a new intraluminal hyperthermia system in the biliary tract...
  92. ncbi Iatrogenic intestinal injury concomitant to iatrogenic bile duct injury: the second component
    Miguel Angel Mercado
    Department of Surgery, Instituto Nacional de Ciencias Medicas y Nutricion, Salvador Zubiran, Tlalpan, Mexico
    Curr Surg 61:380-5. 2004
    ..We analyzed the concomitant intestinal complications in 251 patients with iatrogenic biliary injuries reconstructed over this 12-year period...
  93. ncbi Sinonasal osteocartilaginous necrosis in cocaine abusers: experience in 25 patients
    Matteo Trimarchi
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, University of Brescia, Italy
    Am J Rhinol 17:33-43. 2003
    ..Cocaine-induced lesions may cause extensive destruction of the osteocartilaginous structures of the nose, sinuses, and palate that mimics the clinical picture of other diseases...
  94. ncbi Genetic testing and phenotype in a large kindred with attenuated familial adenomatous polyposis
    Randall W Burt
    Department of Medicine, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, USA
    Gastroenterology 127:444-51. 2004
    ..An attenuated form of familial adenomatous polyposis has been described, but the phenotype remains poorly understood...
  95. ncbi [Endoscopic sphincterotomy and endoscopic papillary balloon dilation therapy for choledocholithiasis]
    Seiyo Ikeda
    Nihon Naika Gakkai Zasshi 92:85-91. 2003
  96. ncbi [Infection with Gnathostoma spinigerum as a cause of eosinophilic oesophagitis]
    I Müller-Stöver
    Tropenmedizinische Ambulanz der Klinik für Gastroenterologie, Hepatologie und Infektologie, Universitat Dusseldorf, Dusseldorf
    Dtsch Med Wochenschr 129:1973-5. 2004
    ..A 63-year-old man, who had travelled extensively in Asia and had lived in South Africa, presented with increasing dysphagia. Physical examination showed no abnormalities...
  97. ncbi [Endoscopic ultrasonography and pancreatic cystic lesions]
    Lídia Argüello
    Unidad de Endoscopia, Servicio de Medicina Digestiva, Hospital La Fe, Valencia, Spain
    Med Clin (Barc) 124:266-70. 2005
  98. ncbi Regression of lactose malabsorption in coeliac patients after receiving a gluten-free diet
    Veronica Ojetti
    Internal Medicine Catholic University, Rome, Italy
    Scand J Gastroenterol 43:174-7. 2008
    ..Our aim was to evaluate the effect of a gluten-free diet on lactose malabsorption assessed using the hydrogen lactose breath test (LBT) and also the relationship with normalization of duodenal biopsies in coeliac patients...
  99. ncbi Low-dose propofol sedation for diagnostic esophagogastroduodenoscopy: results in 10,662 adults
    Akira Horiuchi
    Department of Gastroenterology, Showa Inan General Hospital, Komagane, Japan
    Am J Gastroenterol 104:1650-5. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the safety and effectiveness of nurse-administered low-dose propofol sedation for diagnostic esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD)...
  100. pmc Role of endoscopy and biopsy in the work up of dyspepsia
    G N J Tytgat
    Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Academic Medical Center, 9 Moibergdreef, 1105 AZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Gut 50:iv13-6. 2002
    ..Although the correlation between mucosal alterations and symptom pattern is difficult, endoscopy will remain the initial investigation of choice for clinically relevant abnormalities that need proper detection and biopsy...
  101. ncbi [Prognostic factors for response to treatment and recurrence of uncomplicated symptomatic gastroesophageal reflux in ambulatory care medicine]
    Gilles Bommelaer
    Service d hépatogastro entérologie, CHU, Boulevard Léon Malfreyt Clermont Ferrand 63
    Presse Med 31:1402-6. 2002
    ..To investigate the prognostic factors of symptom resolution or failure and relapse in patients presenting with symptomatic gastroesophageal reflux (GERD) and treated in the usual conditions of primary care...

Research Grants17

  1. Evaluation of Biliary Strictures by IDUS, DIA, and FISH
    Michael Levy; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Significance: The study results have the potential to significantly improve the accurate diagnosis of biliary strictures. Earlier and more definitive diagnosis will translate into improved treatment options. ..
  2. CORI: Consortium Expansion and Database Enhancement
    David Lieberman; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ....
  3. Screening for colortectal cancer in an Asian Community Center
    David Lieberman; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..This is a new paradigm for screening, which takes advantage of the trust and cultural awareness that exists at the community center and does not rely on the primary care provider. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  4. MUCIN GLYCOPROTEINS IN COLON CANCER METASTASIS
    Robert S Bresalier; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..3) Determine the functional mechanism(s) by which galectin-3 modifies expression of MUC2 in colon cancer cells. ..
  5. H. PYLORI AND IL-1Beta IN ESOPHAGEAL ONCOGENESIS
    Fritz Francois; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..From these studies, both the microbial contribution and the host genotype contribution to adenocarcinoma risk should be able to be assessed, as well as to begin to define relevant cellular pathways. ..
  6. SURGERY AND INTESTINAL ADAPTATION
    Stanley Ashley; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..We anticipate that the results of these studies will provide a basis for further clinical trials designed to test the therapeutic potential of GLP-2 in human disease. ..
  7. INCREASING COLORECTAL CANCER SCREENING
    Randall Burt; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  8. REDUCING SERVICE USE IN OLDER PRIMARY CARE PATIENTS
    Joshua Klapow; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..2. Obtain training experiences that will facilitate the integration of research findings into the development and evaluation of geriatric primary care delivery systems. ..
  9. In Vivo Raman Spectroscopy of Barrett's Esophagus
    Louis Michel Wong Kee Song; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  10. Targeting AKT as a novel therapy in pancreatic cancer
    Richard Bold; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..These results will provide mechanistic as well as pre-clinical data in support of our hypothesis and will allow for the development of novel therapy of human pancreatic cancer. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  11. P53 AND DNA PLOIDY IN BARRETT'S METAPLASIA
    Mamoun Younes; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..A cost analysis will be then performed to determine whether a molecular based surveillance program would be more cost-effective than current program which is based on morphologic grading of dysplasia. ..
  12. The Epidemiology of Barrett's Esophagus in Children
    Mark Gilger; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ....
  13. Surveillance for Hepatocellular Carcinoma among HCV-infected Veterans
    Hashem El Serag; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Evaluating the extent and patterns of HCC surveillance is crucial in understanding diffusion (and obstacles) of this practice and in designing interventions to improve the implementation of HCC surveillance. ..
  14. ASGE Imaging Workshop: Next Generation in Endoscopic Imaging
    Grace Elta; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..These improved imaging tools have the potential to allow earlier cancer detection and less invasive treatment. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  15. HIGH RISK FAMILIAL COLON CANCER- GENETICS AND PHENOTYPE
    Randall Burt; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable]..
  16. Gene Expression in Barrett's Esophagus
    Hashem El Serag; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..We present preliminary data on microarray and RT-PCRanalyses on 5 patients with BE that suggest an overactive Wnt pathway: we have also assembled the essential components of a successful study using microarrays. ..
  17. Pimecrolius on T cell Responses in Atopic March
    Jonathan Spergel; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..In third aim of the trial, we explore the effects of pimecrolimus as a disease-modifying agent in the prevention of asthma. Asthma phenotype will be examined by spirometry per and post-beta-2-agonist and exhaled nitric oxide. ..