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1996

Tissue band ligation followed by snare resection (band and snare): A new technique for tissue acquisition in the esophagus

Fleischer, D. E., Gui Qing Wang, Q. W., Dawsey, S., Tio, T. L., Newsome, J., Kidwell, J. & Prifti, S., Jan 1 1996, In : Gastrointestinal endoscopy. 44, 1, p. 68-72 5 p.

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85 Scopus citations

Transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt in patients with end-stage liver disease: Results in 85 patients

Jabbour, N., Zajko, A. B., Orons, P. D., Irish, W., Bartoli, F., Marsh, W. J., Dodd, G. D., Aldreghitti, L., Colangelo, J., Rakela, J. & Fung, J. J., Jan 1 1996, In : Liver Transplantation and Surgery. 2, 2, p. 139-147 9 p.

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41 Scopus citations

Tumor length, traversability, tnm staging, and eus accuracy in esophageal cancer - A four-year experience at a university hospital

Nguyen, C. C., Montgomery, E., Fleischer, D. E., Al-Kawas, F. & Benjamin, S. B., Jan 1 1996, In : Gastrointestinal endoscopy. 43, 4, 1 p.

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Ursodeoxycholic acid or clofibrate in the treatment of non-alcohol-induced steatohepatitis: A pilot study

Laurin, J., Lindor, K. D., Crippin, J. S., Gossard, A., Gores, G. J., Ludwig, J., Rakela, J. & McGill, D. B., Jan 1 1996, In : Hepatology. 23, 6, p. 1464-1467 4 p.

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500 Scopus citations

Ursodeoxycholic acid or clofibrate in the treatment of non-alcohol-induced steatohepatitis: A pilot study

Laurin, J., Lindor, K. D., Crippin, J. S., Gossard, A., Gores, G. J., Ludwig, J., Rakela, J. & McGill, D. B., 1996, In : Hepatology. 23, 6, p. 1464-1467 4 p.

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Variability in the interpretations of endoscopic findings in patients with intestinal transplantation

Tabasco-Minguillan, J., Weber, K., Nelson, F., Hutson, W., Furukawa, H., Abu- Elmagd, K., Todo, S. & Rakela, J., Oct 21 1996, In : Transplantation proceedings. 28, 5, p. 2775-2776 2 p.

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8 Scopus citations

Variation between centers in technique and guidelines for liver biopsy

Sue, M., Caldwell, S. H., Dickson, R. C., Macalindong, C., Rourk, R. M., Charles, C., Doobay, R., Cambridge, S. L., Barritt, A. S. & McCallum, R. W., Aug 1996, In : Liver. 16, 4, p. 267-270 4 p.

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27 Scopus citations

WALLSTENT® esophageal prosthesis: Post-market surveillance study

Lavergne, J., Fields, K., Barkin, J. S., Carr-Locke, D. L., Kozarek, R. A., Silvis, S. E. & Fleischer, D. E., Jan 1 1996, In : Gastrointestinal endoscopy. 43, 4, 1 p.

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2 Scopus citations
1997

A case series of transplant recipients who despite immunosuppression developed inflammatory bowel disease

Riley, T. R., Schoen, R. E., Lee, R. G. & Rakela, J., Feb 1 1997, In : American Journal of Gastroenterology. 92, 2, p. 279-282 4 p.

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92 Scopus citations

Amplification and fusion of long fragments of hepatitis C virus genome

Wang, L. F., Radkowski, M., Vargas, H., Rakela, J. & Laskus, T., Nov 1 1997, In : Journal of Virological Methods. 68, 2, p. 217-223 7 p.

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4 Scopus citations

A new system for defining endoscopic complications emphasizing the measure of importance

Fleischer, D. E., Van de Mierop, F., Eisen, G. M., Al-Kawas, F. H., Benjamin, S. B., Lewis, J. H., Nguyen, C. C., Avigan, M., Tio, T. L. & Kidwell, J. A., Jan 1 1997, In : Gastrointestinal endoscopy. 45, 2, p. 128-133 6 p.

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30 Scopus citations

An objective end point for dilation improves outcome of peptic esophageal strictures: A prospective randomized trial

Saeed, Z. A., Ramirez, F. C., Hepps, K. S., Cole, R. A., Schneider, F. E., Ferro, P. S. & Graham, D. Y., Jan 1 1997, In : Gastrointestinal endoscopy. 45, 5, p. 354-359 6 p.

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30 Scopus citations

Antagonist-stimulated internalization of the G protein-coupled cholecystokinin receptor

Roettger, B. F., Ghanekar, D., Rao, R., Toledo, C., Yingling, J., Pinon, D. & Miller, L. J., Mar 1997, In : Molecular pharmacology. 51, 3, p. 357-362 6 p.

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180 Scopus citations

A prognostic model for the outcome of liver transplantation in patients with cholestatic liver disease

Ricci, P., Therneau, T. M., Malinchoc, M., Benson, J. T., Petz, J. L., Klintmalm, G. B., Crippin, J. S., Wiesner, R. H., Steers, J. L., Rakela, J., Starzl, T. E. & Rolland Dickson, E., Mar 17 1997, In : Hepatology. 25, 3, p. 672-677 6 p.

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84 Scopus citations

A prospective evaluation of the endoscopic spectrum of overtube-related esophageal mucosal injury

Dennert, B., Ramirez, F. C. & Sanowski, R. A., Jan 1 1997, In : Gastrointestinal endoscopy. 45, 2, p. 134-137 4 p.

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31 Scopus citations

A retrospective study of 408 endoscopic ultrasound (EUS) exams for submucosal lesions

Affronti, J., Schmitt, C., Gress, F., Catalano, M. F., Savides, T., Chak, A., Sivak, M. V., Wassef, W., Bhutani, M., Faigel, D., Nicki, N. & Roubein, L., Jan 1 1997, In : Gastrointestinal endoscopy. 45, 4, p. AB167

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Assessment of human colon cancer protein kinetics in vivo

Gore, D. C., Wolfe, K. A., Foxx-Orenstein, A. & Hibbert, J. M., Sep 1997, In : Surgery. 122, 3, p. 593-599 7 p.

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1 Scopus citations

Banff schema for grading liver allograft rejection: An international consensus document

Demetris, A. J., Batts, K. P., Dhillon, A. P., Ferrell, L., Fung, J., Geller, S. A., Hart, J., Hayry, P., Hofmann, W. J., Hubscher, S., Kemnitz, J., Koukoulis, G., Lee, R. G., Lewin, K. J., Ludwig, J., Markin, R. S., Petrovic, L. M., James Phillips, M., Portmann, B., Rakela, J. & 14 others, Randhawa, P., Reinholt, F. P., Reynés, M., Robert, M., Schlitt, H., Solez, K., Snover, D., Taskinen, E., Thung, S. N., Weldon Tillery, G., Wiesner, R. H., Derek Wight, D. G., Williams, J. W. & Yamabe, H., Mar 17 1997, In : Hepatology. 25, 3, p. 658-663 6 p.

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928 Scopus citations

Basidiobolomycosis: An unusual fungal infection mimicking inflammatory Bowel disease

Pasha, T. M., Leighton, J. A., Smilack, J. D., Heppell, J., Colby, T. V. & Kaufman, L., Jan 1 1997, In : Gastroenterology. 112, 1, p. 250-254 5 p.

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47 Scopus citations

Cellular handling of unoccupied and agonist-stimulated cholecystokinin receptor determined by immunolocalization

De Toledo, C. F., Roettger, B. F., Morys-Wortmann, C., Schmidt, W. E. & Miller, L. J., Mar 1997, In : American Journal of Physiology - Gastrointestinal and Liver Physiology. 272, 3 35-3, p. G488-G497

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19 Scopus citations

Cholecystokinin-induced desensitization, receptor phosphorylation, and internalization in the CHP212 neuroblastoma cell line

Rao, R. V., Hadac, E. M., Roettger, B. F. & Miller, L. J., Jun 1997, In : Journal of neurochemistry. 68, 6, p. 2356-2362 7 p.

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7 Scopus citations

Clinical manifestations of hepatitis C.

Dickson, R. C., Nov 1997, In : Clinics in liver disease. 1, 3, p. 569-585 17 p.

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22 Scopus citations

Clinical outcomes research initiative: Preliminary report of a clinical practice corsortium

Lieberman, D. A., Fleischer, D. E., Eisen, G. M. & Helfand, M., Jan 1 1997, In : Gastrointestinal endoscopy. 45, 4, p. AB52

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1 Scopus citations

Comparison of hepatitis B virus core promoter sequences in peripheral blood mononuclear cells and serum from patients with hepatitis B

Laskus, T., Wang, L. F., Radkowski, M., Vargas, H., Cianciara, J., Poutous, A. & Rakela, J., Mar 1997, In : Journal of General Virology. 78, 3, p. 649-653 5 p.

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Open Access
11 Scopus citations

Device choice and experience level in endoscopic foreign object retrieval: An in vivo study

Faigel, D. O., Stotland, B. R., Kochman, M. L., Hoops, T., Judge, T., Kroser, J., Lewis, J., Long, W. B., Metz, D. C., O'Brien, C., Smith, D. B. & Ginsberg, G. G., Jan 1 1997, In : Gastrointestinal endoscopy. 45, 6, p. 490-492 3 p.

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56 Scopus citations

Diagnosis of early peri-ampullary carcinoma

Shah, I. A., Dolan, W. V., Ramirez, F. C. & Iqbal, J., Jan 1 1997, In : Digestive Surgery. 14, 4, p. 323-326 4 p.

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Diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopy through the gastrostomy site

Ramirez, F. C., Grade, A. J., Drewitz, D. J. & Shaukat, M. S., Mar 1 1997, In : Journal of clinical gastroenterology. 24, 2, p. 113-115 3 p.

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3 Scopus citations
16 Scopus citations

Direct identification of a distinct site of interaction between the carboxyl-terminal residue of cholecystokinin and the type A cholecystokinin receptor using photoaffinity labeling

Ji, Z., Hadac, E. M., Henne, R. M., Patel, S. A., Lybrand, T. P. & Miller, L. J., Sep 26 1997, In : Journal of Biological Chemistry. 272, 39, p. 24393-24401 9 p.

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103 Scopus citations

Distribution of infecting hepatitis C virus genotypes in end-stage liver disease patients at a large American Transplantation Center

Vargas, H. E., Wang, L. F., Laskus, T., Poutous, A., Lee, R., Demetris, A., Dodson, F., Casavilla, A., Fung, J., Gayowski, T., Singh, N., Marino, I. & Rakela, J., Jan 1 1997, In : Journal of Infectious Diseases. 175, 2, p. 448-450 3 p.

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Open Access
20 Scopus citations

Does alteration of conscious sedation dosage influence patient's perception of the endoscopic procedures?

McIntosh, A. S., Holland, J. & Ramirez, F. C., Jan 1 1997, In : Gastrointestinal endoscopy. 45, 4, p. AB53

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Efficacy and safety of esophageal dilation for EUS evaluation of malignant strictures

Stotland, B. R., Ginsberg, G. G., Faigel, D. O., Smith, D. B. & Kochman, M. L., Jan 1 1997, In : Gastrointestinal endoscopy. 45, 4, p. AB181

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2 Scopus citations

Endoscopic management of simple & complicated biliary leaks

Stotland, B. R., Kochman, M. L., Long, W. B., Faigel, D. O. & Ginsberg, G. G., Jan 1 1997, In : Gastrointestinal endoscopy. 45, 4, p. AB149

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Endoscopic therapy for esophageal dysplasia (ED) and early esophageal cancer (EEC) in Linxian, China. Implications for the United States

Fleischer, D. E., Wang, G. Q., Dawsey, S. M., Tio, T. L., Kidwell, J. A., Zhoe, B. & Godduhn, E., Jan 1 1997, In : Gastrointestinal endoscopy. 45, 4, p. AB68

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6 Scopus citations

Endoscopic ultrasound (EUS) guided fine needle aspiration (FNA) in non-gastrointestinal (GI) disorders: A multicenter assessment on accuracy and therapeutic guidance

Catalano, M. F., Hoffman, B., Bhutani, M., Wassef, W., Erickson, E., Scheiman, J., Aliperti, G., Van Dam, J., Nguyen, C., Harada, N. & Wiersema, M., Dec 1 1997, In : Gastrointestinal endoscopy. 45, 4, p. AB26

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3 Scopus citations

Endoscopic ultrasound (EUS) guided fine needle aspiration (FNA) of gastrointestinal (GI) tract lesions: Multicenter practice guidelines

Catalano, M. F., Hoffman, B., Wassef, W., Erickson, R., Scheiman, J., Bhutani, M., Nguyen, C., Van Dam, J., Aliperti, G., Horada, N. & Wiersema, M., Jan 1 1997, In : Gastrointestinal endoscopy. 45, 4, p. AB47

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2 Scopus citations

Endoscopic ultrasound-guided real-time fine-needle aspiration biopsy of the pancreas in cancer patients with pancreatic lesions

Faigel, D. O., Ginsberg, G. G., Bentz, J. S., Gupta, P. K., Smith, D. B. & Kochman, M. L., Apr 1997, In : Journal of Clinical Oncology. 15, 4, p. 1439-1443 5 p.

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135 Scopus citations

Endoscopic ultrasound prediction of survival in esophageal cancer

Stotland, B. R., Ginsberg, G. O., Faigel, D. O., Smith, D., Lewis, J. D. & Kochman, M. L., Jan 1 1997, In : Gastrointestinal endoscopy. 45, 4, p. AB182

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Endoscopic ultrasound prediction of survival in pancreatic cancer

Stotland, B. R., Ginsberg, G. G., Faigel, D. O., Smith, D. & Kochman, M. L., Jan 1 1997, In : Gastrointestinal endoscopy. 45, 4, p. AB181

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Endoscopic variceal ligation is superior to combined ligation and sclerotherapy for esophageal varices: A multicenter prospective randomized trial

Saeed, Z. A., Stiegmann, G. V., Ramirez, F. C., Reveille, R. M., Goff, J. S., Hepps, K. S. & Cole, R. A., Jan 1997, In : Hepatology. 25, 1, p. 71-74 4 p.

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120 Scopus citations

Endosonography of cystic lesions of the pancreas with clinicopathologic correlation

Stotland, B. R., Kochman, M. L., Lewis, J. D., Faigel, D. O., Smith, D. B., Rosato, E. F., Morris, J. B., Furth, E. E. & Ginsberg, G. G., Jan 1 1997, In : Gastrointestinal endoscopy. 45, 4, p. AB181

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Eradication of Barrett's epithelium does not alter esophageal motility, lower esophageal sphincter function, or mural characteristics

Stotland, B. R., Metz, D. C., Faigel, D. O., Long, W. B., Smith, D. B., Obelmejias, R. P., Kochman, M. L., Furth, E. E. & Ginsberg, G. G., Jan 1 1997, In : Gastrointestinal endoscopy. 45, 4, p. AB84

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ERCP Quality assurance: A model for continuous monitoring

Shaukat, M. S., Ramirez, F. C. & Hayden, C. T., Jan 1 1997, In : Gastrointestinal endoscopy. 45, 4, p. AB56

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Esophageal self-expandable metallic stents-indications, practice, techniques, and complications: Results of a national survey

Ramirez, F. C., Dennert, B., Zierer, S. T. & Sanowski, R. A., Jan 1 1997, In : Gastrointestinal endoscopy. 45, 5, p. 360-364 5 p.

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119 Scopus citations

Evaluation of the diamond™ endobiliary stent

Ginsberg, G. G., Kochman, M. L., Faigel, D. O., Smith, D. B., Habecker, P. & Long, W. B., Jan 1 1997, In : Gastrointestinal endoscopy. 45, 4, p. AB29

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2 Scopus citations

Fatal diffuse invasive gastrointestinal candidiasis masking as ileus after bone marrow transplantation

DiBaise, J. K. & Quigley, E. M. M., Apr 1 1997, In : Journal of clinical gastroenterology. 24, 3, p. 165-168 4 p.

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7 Scopus citations

Final results: rebleeding from peptic ulcers associated with adherent clots: A prospective randomized controlled study comparing endoscopic therapy with medical therapy

Bleau, B. L., Gostout, C. J., Shaw, M. J., Keate, R. F., Harford, W. V., Bracy, W., Magee, D. & Fleischer, D. E., Jan 1 1997, In : Gastrointestinal endoscopy. 45, 4, p. AB87

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15 Scopus citations

Gastrointestinal bleeding after liver transplantation

Tabasco-Minguillán, J., Jain, A., Naik, M., Weber, K. M., Irish, W., Fung, J. J., Rakela, J. & Starzl, T. E., Jan 15 1997, In : Transplantation. 63, 1, p. 60-67 8 p.

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45 Scopus citations

Gastrospirillum hominis gastritis in a child with celiac sprue

Drewitz, D. J., Shub, M. D. & Ramirez, F. C., Jun 19 1997, In : Digestive diseases and sciences. 42, 5, p. 1083-1086 4 p.

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9 Scopus citations

Head-to-tail primer tandem repeats generated in hemi-nested PCR

Wang, L. F., Rakela, J. & Laskus, T., Oct 1997, In : Molecular and Cellular Probes. 11, 5, p. 385-387 3 p.

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7 Scopus citations