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1998

Association between hepatitis B virus core promoter rearrangements and hepatocellular carcinoma

Laskus, T., Radkowski, M., Nowicki, M., Wang, L. F., Vargas, H. & Rakela, J., Mar 27 1998, In : Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications. 244, 3, p. 812-814 3 p.

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13 Scopus citations

Biopsy-negative malignant esophageal stricture: Diagnosis by endoscopic ultrasound

Faigel, D. O., Deveney, C., Phillips, D. & Fennerty, M. B., Nov 1 1998, In : American Journal of Gastroenterology. 93, 11, p. 2257-2260 4 p.

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24 Scopus citations

Can non-invasive tests substitute for histology in the diagnosis of Helicobacter pylori (Hp infection?

Hahn, M., Faigel, D. O., Magaret, N., Lieberman, D. A. & Fennerty, M. B., Dec 1 1998, In : Gastrointestinal endoscopy. 47, 4, p. AB85

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1 Scopus citations

Cellular distribution of secretin receptor expression in rat pancreas

Ulrich, C. D., Wood, P., Hadac, E. M., Kopras, E., Whitcomb, D. C. & Miller, L. J., Dec 1 1998, In : American Journal of Physiology - Gastrointestinal and Liver Physiology. 275, 6 38-6, p. G1437-G1444

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28 Scopus citations

Changes in kinesin distribution and phosphorylation occur during regulated secretion in pancreatic acinar cells

Marlowe, K. J., Farshori, P., Torgerson, R. R., Anderson, K. L., Miller, L. J. & McNiven, M. A., Jan 1 1998, In : European Journal of Cell Biology. 75, 2, p. 140-152 13 p.

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28 Scopus citations

Clinical intestinal transplantation: New perspectives and immunologic considerations

Abu-Elmagd, K., Reyes, J., Todo, S., Rao, A., Lee, R., Irish, W., Furukawa, H., Bueno, J., McMichael, J., Fawzy, A. T., Murase, N., Demetris, J., Rakela, J., Fung, J. J. & Starzl, T. E., May 26 1998, In : Journal of the American College of Surgeons. 186, 5, p. 512-527 16 p.

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222 Scopus citations

Clinical outcome of patients infected with hepatitis C virus infection on survival after primary liver transplantation under tacrolimus

Casavilla, E. A., Rakela, J., Kapur, S., Irish, W., McMichael, J., Demetris, A. J., Starzl, T. E. & Fung, J. J., Jan 1 1998, In : Liver Transplantation and Surgery. 4, 6, p. 448-454 7 p.

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43 Scopus citations

Colonoscopy to evaluate abdominal pain in clinical practice: How often is significant neoplasia found?

Lieberman, D. A., Fleischer, D. E., Eisen, G. M., DeGarmo, P. & Helfand, M., Dec 1 1998, In : Gastrointestinal endoscopy. 47, 4, p. AB99

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Comparative incidence of de novo nonlymphoid malignancies after liver transplantation under tacrolimus using surveillance epidemiologic end result data

Jain, A. B., Yee, L. D., Nalesnik, M. A., Youk, A., Marsh, G., Reyes, J., Zak, M., Rakela, J., Irish, W. & Fung, J. J., Nov 15 1998, In : Transplantation. 66, 9, p. 1193-1200 8 p.

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176 Scopus citations

Comparison of rapid office-based serology with formal laboratory-based ELISA testing for diagnosis of Helicobacter pylori gastritis

Kroser, J. A., Faigel, D. O., Furth, E. E. & Metz, D. C., Mar 4 1998, In : Digestive diseases and sciences. 43, 1, p. 103-108 6 p.

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17 Scopus citations

Detection of hepatitis C virus replication in peripheral blood mononuclear cells after orthotopic liver transplantation

Radkowski, M., Wang, L. F. U., Vargas, H. E., Rakela, J. & Laskus, T., Sep 15 1998, In : Transplantation. 66, 5, p. 664-666 3 p.

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45 Scopus citations

Detection of hepatitis G virus replication sites by using highly strand- specific Tth-based reverse transcriptase PCR

Laskus, T., Radkowski, M., Wang, L. F., Vargas, H. & Rakela, J., Apr 1 1998, In : Journal of virology. 72, 4, p. 3072-3075 4 p.

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65 Scopus citations

Diagnosing cholangiocarcinoma (CCA) in primary sclerosing cholangitis (PSC): The role of brush cytology (BC) and serum tumor markers.

Siqueira, E. S., Schoen, R. E., Balan, V., Silverman, W. B., Rabinovitz, M., Martin, J. A., Abu-ElMagd, K., Madariaga, J., Rakela, J. & Slivka, A., Dec 1 1998, In : Gastrointestinal endoscopy. 47, 4, p. AB130

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1 Scopus citations

Direct identification of a second distinct site of contact between cholecystokinin and its receptor

Hadac, E. M., Pinon, D. I., Ji, Z., Holicky, E. L., Henne, R. M., Lybrand, T. P. & Miller, L. J., May 22 1998, In : Journal of Biological Chemistry. 273, 21, p. 12988-12993 6 p.

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78 Scopus citations

Effects of immunotherapy on experimental immunodeficiency-related lymphoproliferative disease

Randhawa, P. S., Whiteside, T. L., Zeevi, A., Elder, E. M., Rao, A. S., Demetris, A. J., Weng, X., Valdivia, L. A., Rakela, J. & Nalesnik, M. A., Jan 27 1998, In : Transplantation. 65, 2, p. 264-268 5 p.

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10 Scopus citations

Emergency endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography in critically ill patients

Ramirez, F. C., McIntosh, A. S., Dennert, B. & Harlan, J. R., Jan 1 1998, In : Gastrointestinal endoscopy. 47, 5, p. 368-371 4 p.

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15 Scopus citations

Endoscopic ultrasound-guided real-time fine-needle aspiration: Clinicopathologic features of 60 patients

Bentz, J. S., Kochman, M. L., Faigel, D. O., Ginsberg, G. G., Smith, D. B. & Gupta, P. K., Mar 9 1998, In : Diagnostic cytopathology. 18, 2, p. 98-109 12 p.

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82 Scopus citations

Evaluation of interobserver agreement for assessing lymph node staging in pancreatic cancer using current Endoscopic Ultrasound (EUS) criteria

Gress, F., Schmitt, C., Catalane, M., Affronti, J., Binmoeller, K., Stevens, P., Savides, T., Bhutani, M., Ciaccia, D., Nicki, N., Faigel, D., Birk, J., Roubein, L. & Lightdale, C., Dec 1 1998, In : Gastrointestinal endoscopy. 47, 4, p. AB147

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1 Scopus citations

Evaluation of metastatic celiac axis lymph nodes in patients with esophageal carcinoma (ECA): Accuracy of endoscopic ultrasound

Catalano, M. F., Alcocer, E., Nguyen, C. C., Raijman, I., Chak, A., Geenen, J. E., Lahoti, S. & Sivak, M. V., Dec 1 1998, In : Gastrointestinal endoscopy. 47, 4, p. AB143

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Gastroparesis as a cause of nausea and vomiting after high-dose chemotherapy and haemopoietic stem-cell transplantation

Brand, R. E., DiBaise, J. K., Quigley, E. M. M., Gobar, L. S., Harmon, K. S., Lynch, J. C., Bierman, P. J., Bishop, M. R. & Tarantolo, S. R., Dec 26 1998, In : Lancet. 352, 9145, 1 p.

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17 Scopus citations

Hepatic and intestinal transplantation at the University of Pittsburgh.

Abu-Elmagd, K., Fung, J., Reyes, J., Rao, A., Jain, A., Mazariegos, G., Marsh, W., Madariaga, J., Dvorchik, I., Bueno, J., Rogers, J., McMichael, J., Dodson, F., Vargus, H., Martin, J., Slivka, A., Balan, V., Corry, R., Rakela, J., Murase, N. & 3 others, Demetris, J., Iwatsuki, S. & Starzl, T., 1998, In : Clinical transplants. p. 263-286 24 p.

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4 Scopus citations

Hepatitis-associated aplastic anemia and acute parvovirus B19 infection: A report of two cases and a review of the literature

Pardi, D. S., Romero, Y., Mertz, L. E. & Douglas, D. D., Mar 1 1998, In : American Journal of Gastroenterology. 93, 3, p. 468-470 3 p.

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75 Scopus citations

Hepatitis C virus quasispecies in patients infected with HIV-1: Correlation with extrahepatic viral replication

Laskus, T., Radkowski, M., Wang, L. F., Jang, S. J., Vargas, H. & Rakela, J., Aug 15 1998, In : Virology. 248, 1, p. 164-171 8 p.

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84 Scopus citations

Hodgkin's disease diagnosed by endoscopic ultrasound-guided fine needle aspiration of a periduodenal lymph node

Lewis, J. D., Faigel, D. O., Dowdy, Y., Sack, M. J., Salhany, K. E., Haynes, B., Fox, K. R. & Ginsberg, G. G., May 1998, In : American Journal of Gastroenterology. 93, 5, p. 834-836 3 p.

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11 Scopus citations

Identification of a domain in the carboxy terminus of CCK receptor that affects its intracellular trafficking

William, Y. G. O., Holicky, E. L., Hadac, E. M., Rao, R. V. & Miller, L. J., 1998, In : American Journal of Physiology. 275, 1 Part1

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Identification of a domain in the carboxy terminus of CCK receptor that affects its intracellular trafficking

Go, W. Y., Holicky, E. L., Hadac, E. M., Rao, R. V. & Miller, L. J., Jul 1 1998, In : American Journal of Physiology - Gastrointestinal and Liver Physiology. 275, 1 38-1, p. G56-G62

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16 Scopus citations

Image of the month

Dibaise, J. K. & Brand, R. E., Jan 1 1998, In : Gastroenterology. 115, 5, 1 p.

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Incidence and severity of acute allograft rejection in liver transplant recipients treated with alfa interferon

Jain, A., Demetris, A. J., Manez, R., Tsamanadas, A. C., Van Thiel, D., Rakela, J., Starzl, T. E. & Fung, J. J., Jan 1 1998, In : Liver Transplantation and Surgery. 4, 3, p. 197-203 7 p.

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39 Scopus citations

Lack of evidence for GB virus C/hepatitis G virus replication in peripheral blood mononuclear cells

Radkowski, M., Wang, L. F., Vargas, H., Rakela, J. & Laskus, T., Feb 1998, In : Journal of hepatology. 28, 2, p. 179-183 5 p.

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14 Scopus citations

Liver transplantation under tacrolimus in infants, children, adults, and seniors: Long-term results, survival, and adverse events in 1000 consecutive patients

Jain, A., Reyes, J., Kashyap, R., Rohal, S., Cacclarelli, T., McMichael, J., Rakela, J., Starzl, T. E. & Fung, J. J., Jul 15 1998, In : Transplantation proceedings. 30, 4, p. 1403-1404 2 p.

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39 Scopus citations

Long-term nutritional monitoring after clinical intestinal transplantation

Rovera, G. M., Abu-Elmagd, K., Hutson, W. R., Furukawa, H., Goldbach, B., Todo, S., Rakela, J., Fung, J. J. & Graham, T. O., Oct 19 1998, In : Transplantation proceedings. 30, 6, p. 2515-2516 2 p.

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4 Scopus citations

Minimal criteria for placement of adults on the liver transplant waiting list: A report of a national conference organized by the American Society of Transplant Physicians and the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases

Lucey, M. R., Brown, K. A., Everson, G. T., Fung, J. J., Gish, R., Keefe, E. B., Kneteman, N. M., Lake, J. R., Martin, P., Rakela, J., Shiffman, M. L., So, S. & Wiesner, R. H., Oct 15 1998, In : Transplantation. 66, 7, p. 956-962 7 p.

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77 Scopus citations

Mucosal iodine staining improves endoscopic visualization of squamous dysplasia and squamous cell carcinoma of the esophagus in Linxian, China

Dawsey, S. M., Fleischer, D. E., Wang, G. Q., Zhou, B., Kidwell, J. A., Lu, N., Lewin, K. J., Roth, M. J., Tio, T. L. & Taylor, P. R., Jul 15 1998, In : Cancer. 83, 2, p. 220-231 12 p.

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233 Scopus citations

Non-malignant obstruction is a common problem with metal stents in the treatment of esophageal cancer

Mayoral, W., Salcedo, J. A., Roy, P. K., Al-Kawas, F., Benjamin, S. B. & Fleischer, D. E., Dec 1 1998, In : Gastrointestinal endoscopy. 47, 4, p. AB72

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Nutritional management of intestinal allograft recipients

Rovera, G. M., Graham, T. O., Hutson, W. R., Furukawa, H., Goldbach, B., Todo, S., Fung, J. J., Rakela, J. & Abu-Elmagd, K., Oct 19 1998, In : Transplantation proceedings. 30, 6, p. 2517-2518 2 p.

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6 Scopus citations

Physiological correlates of colonic motility in patients with irritable bowel syndrome

Bassotti, G., Crowell, M. D., Cheskin, L. J., Chami, T. N., Schuster, M. M. & Whitehead, W. E., Oct 14 1998, In : Zeitschrift fur Gastroenterologie. 36, 9, p. 811-817 7 p.

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14 Scopus citations

Prospective analysis of negative outcomes 30 days after outpatient colonoscopy

Zubarik, R., Mastropietro, C., Carroll, J., Lopez, J., Benjamin, S. B., Fleischer, D. E. & Eisen, G. M., Dec 1 1998, In : Gastrointestinal endoscopy. 47, 4, p. AB61

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1 Scopus citations

Prospective analysis of negative outcomes 30 days after outpatient upper endoscopy

Zubarik, R., Mastropietro, C., Carroll, J., Lopez, J., Benjamin, S. B., Fleischer, D. E. & Eisen, G. M., Dec 1 1998, In : Gastrointestinal endoscopy. 47, 4, p. AB62

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1 Scopus citations

Prospective evaluation of ERCP accessories utilization at two institutions

McIntosh, A. S. & Ramirez, F. C., Dec 1 1998, In : Gastrointestinal endoscopy. 47, 4, p. AB55

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Protean effects of a natural peptide agonist of the G protein-coupled secretin receptor demonstrated by receptor mutagenesis

Ganguli, S. C., Park, C. G., Holtmann, M. H., Hadac, E. M., Kenakin, T. P. & Miller, L. J., Dec 1 1998, In : Journal of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics. 286, 2, p. 593-598 6 p.

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62 Scopus citations

Quality of life after intestinal transplantation and on total parenteral nutrition

Rovera, G. M., DiMartini, A., Graham, T. O., Hutson, W. R., Furukawa, H., Todo, S., Rakela, J., Fung, J. J. & Abu-Elmagd, K., Oct 19 1998, In : Transplantation proceedings. 30, 6, p. 2513-2514 2 p.

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26 Scopus citations

Quality of life of patients after intestinal transplantation

Rovera, G. M., DiMartini, A., Schoen, R. E., Rakela, J., Abu-Elmagd, K. & Graham, T. O., Nov 15 1998, In : Transplantation. 66, 9, p. 1141-1145 5 p.

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75 Scopus citations

Realities of diagnosing Helicobacter pylori infection in clinical practice: A case for non-invasive indirect methodologies

Metz, D. C., Furth, E. E., Faigel, D. O., Kroser, J. A., Alavi, A., Barrett, D. M. & Montone, K., Dec 1 1998, In : Yale Journal of Biology and Medicine. 71, 2, p. 81-90 10 p.

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12 Scopus citations

Reduced cholecystokinin: Receptor phosphorylation and restored signalling in protein kinase C down-regulated rat pancreatic acinar cells

Smeets, R. L. L., Rao, R. V., Van Emst-de Vries, S. E., De Pont, J. J. H. H. M., Miller, L. J. & Willems, P. H. G. M., Feb 18 1998, In : Pflugers Archiv European Journal of Physiology. 435, 3, p. 422-428 7 p.

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7 Scopus citations

Risk: Benefit ratio of unintentional ductal opacification at ERCP

Grade, A. J. & Ramirez, F. C., Dec 1 1998, In : Gastrointestinal endoscopy. 47, 4, p. AB50

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Search for hepatitis C virus extrahepatic replication sites in patients with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome: Specific detection of negative- strand viral RNA in various tissues

Laskus, T., Radkowski, M., Wang, L. F. U., Vargas, H. & Rakela, J., Nov 10 1998, In : Hepatology. 28, 5, p. 1398-1401 4 p.

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133 Scopus citations

Secretin and vasoactive intestinal peptide receptors: Members of a unique family of G protein-coupled receptors

Ulrich, C. D., Holtmann, M. & Miller, L. J., Jan 1 1998, In : Gastroenterology. 114, 2, p. 382-397 16 p.

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173 Scopus citations

Splenic vein thrombosis secondary to focal pancreatitis diagnosed by endoscopic ultrasonography

Lewis, J. D., Faigel, D. O., Morris, J. B., Siegelman, E. S. & Kochman, M. L., Jan 1 1998, In : Journal of clinical gastroenterology. 26, 1, p. 54-56 3 p.

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22 Scopus citations

Steatorrhea and weight loss in a 72-year-old man: Primary biliary cirrhosis? Celiac disease? Bacterial overgrowth? What else?

Dibaise, J. K. & Paustian, F. F., Nov 1 1998, In : American Journal of Gastroenterology. 93, 11, p. 2226-2230 5 p.

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4 Scopus citations

Structurally similar small molecule photoaffinity CCK-A agonists and antagonists as novel tools for directly probing 7TM receptor-ligand interactions

Darrow, J. W., Hadac, E. M., Miller, L. J. & Sugg, E. E., Nov 17 1998, In : Bioorganic and Medicinal Chemistry Letters. 8, 22, p. 3127-3132 6 p.

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13 Scopus citations