Our Research



Our DDRF Fellows have produced numerous full length manuscript publications in leading peer reviewed journals and award winning presentations at international gastroenterology conferences.

 

 

 

 


Peer-Reviewed, Full-length Publications:

Kolb JM, Kaltenbach T, Soetikno R.  Endoscopic removal of obstructing sutures using argon plasma coagulationGastrointestinal Endoscopy.  2014 Mar; 79(3): 373
Aisenberg, J.  Optical biopsy for colorectal polyps: moving along the S-shaped curveGastrointestinal Endoscopy.  2014 Mar; 79(3): 399-401.

Kolb JM, Kaltenbach T, Soetikno R.  Implementation of new knowledge, technique, and technology to survey Barrett’s is urgently neededGastroenterology.  2014 Feb; 146 (2): 587.

Morales SJ, Bodian CA, Kornacki S, Rouse RV, Petras R, Rouse NA, Cohen LB, Bamji ND, Miller KM, Soetikno RM, Kaltenbach T, Aisenberg J.   A simple tissue-handling technique performed in the endoscopy suite improves histologic section quality and diagnostic accuracy for serrated polyps.  Endoscopy, 2013 Nov; 45 (11): 897-905.

Desai J, Granger CB, Weitz JI, Aisenberg J.  Novel oral anticoagulants in gastroenterology practice.  Gastrointestinal Endoscopy. 2013 Aug; 78(2):227-39.

Desai J, Kolb JM, Weitz JI, Aisenberg J.  Gastrointestinal bleeding with the new oral anticoagulants - defining the issues and the management strategiesThrombosis and Haemostasis. 2013 Jul 29; 110(2):205-12.

Nguyen LH, Nguyen MH. Systematic Review: Asian Patients with Chronic Hepatitis C.  Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics.   2013 May;37(10):921-36.

Chun CL, Joye J, Triadafilopoulos G.  Holiday pains: a case of radiation-induced mesenteric ischemia.
Digestive Diseases and Sciences.  2013 Feb; 58(2):349-53. 

Kommareddy S, Chun CL, Rogers W, Triadafilopoulos G.  Always a Suspect: CMV in Ulcerative ColitisDigestive Diseases and Sciences. 2013 Jan 10.

Chun C, Aulakh S, Komlos F, Triadafilopoulos G.  Tube to freedom: use of a venting jejunostomy in a patient with chronic intestinal pseudo-obstructionDigestive Diseases and Sciences.  2012 Dec; 57(12):3076-9.

Kwong AJ, Eaton EE, Cohen LB, Miller KM, Aisenberg JA.  Does it matter what day of the week you have your colonoscopy?  Gastrointestinal Endoscopy.  2012 Sep; 76(3):700-2.

Whitson MJ, Bodian CA, Aisenberg J, Cohen LB.   Is production pressure jeopardizing the quality of colonoscopy? A survey of U.S. endoscopists' practices and perceptionsGastrointestinal Endoscopy. 2012 Mar; 75(3):641-8.

Nguyen LH, Tran PS, Chaung K, Nguyen VG, Kim LH, Trinh HN, Li J, Zhang JQ, Nguyen HA, Ayoub W, Ahmed A, Nguyen MH.  Hepatitis B surface antigen (HBsAg) seroclearance rate in a multicenter U.S. cohort study.  Gastroenterology.  2012; 142(5): S-994. 

Nguyen LH, Sonu IS, Kin K, Trinh HN, Li J, Zhang JQ, Ahmed A, Nguyen MH.  Higher rates of hepatitis B surface antigen (HBsAg) seroclearance in males and hepatitis B e-antigen negative chronic hepatitis B (CHB) among treatment naïve patients in a large multicenter U.S. cohort study.  Hepatology.  2012; 56:352A.

Sonu IS, Nguyen LH, Kin K, Trinh HN, Li J, Zhang JQ, Ahmed A, Nguyen MH.  Incidence and Risk Factors in the Development of Hepatocellular Carcinoma (HCC) in Non-Cirrhotic and Cirrhotic Patients with Chronic Hepatitis B (CHB): Results of a Multicenter U.S. Cohort Study.  Hepatology.  2012; 56:478A.

Chun CL, Conti CA, Triadafilopoulos G.  Cameron ulcers: you will find only what you seekDigestive Diseases and Sciences. 2011 Dec; 56(12):3450-2.  Epub 2011 Jun 25.

Tadepalli US, Feihel D, Miller KM, Itzkowitz SH, Freedman JS, Kornacki S, Cohen LB, Bamji ND, Bodian CA, Aisenberg J.   A morphologic analysis of sessile serrated polyps observed during routine colonoscopy (with video)Gastrointestinal Endoscopy.  2011 Dec; 74(6):1360-8. Epub 2011 Oct 21.

Chun CL, Eisenstat S, Dormady S, Lombard C, Triadafilopoulos G.  Esophageal adenocarcinoma presenting as pseudo-achalasia in a patient with juvenile polyposis syndrome: an enemy out of the blueDigestive Diseases and Sciences. 2011 Jul; 56(7):1944-8. Erratum in: Digestive Diseases and Sciences. 2011 Aug; 56(8):2508.

Freedman JS, Harari DY, Bamji ND, Bodian CA, Kornacki S, Cohen LB, Miller KM, Aisenberg J.  The Detection of Pre-Malignant Colon Polyps during Colonscopy is Stable throughout the Workday.  Gastrointestinal Endoscopy.  2011 June; 73(6):1197-206. Epub 2011, March 11.

Whitson MJ, Dikman AE, von Althann C, Sanyal S, Desai JC, Bamji ND, Kornacki S, Harpaz N, Bodian CA, Cohen LB, Miller KM, Aisenberg J. Is Gastroduodenal Biopsy Safe in Patients Receiving Aspirin and Clopidogrei?: A Prospective, Randomized Study Involving 630 Biopsies.  Journal of Clinical Gastroenterology.  2011 March; 45(3):228-33.

Cohen LB, Sanyal SM, Von Althann C, Bodian C, Whitson M, Bamji N, Miller KM, Mavronicolas W, Burd S, Freedman J, Aisenberg, J.  Clinical trial:  2-L Polyethylene glycol-based Lavage Solutions for Colonoscopy Preparation – a Randomized, Singel-blind Study of Two Formulations.  Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics.  2010 September; 32(5):637-44.

Dikman A, Sanyal S, Von Althann C, Whitson M, Desai J, Bodian C, Brooks A, Bamji N, Cohen L, Miller K, Aisenberg J.  A Randomized, Placebo-controlled Study of the Effects of Naproxen, Aspirin, Celecoxib, or Clopidogrel on Gastroduodenal Mucosal Healing.  Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics. 2009 April 1; 29(7):781-91.

Cohen LB, von Althann C, Sanyal S, Whitson M, Bodian C, Miller KM, Bamji N, Aisenberg J.  Is a “Good” Colonoscopy Bowel Prep Good Enough? Adenoma Detection Rates from a Randomized Study of Two Cleansing Formulations.  American Journal of Gastroenterology 2009;

Desai J, Goo T, Fukata M, Sanyal S, Dikman A, Miller K, Cohen L, Brooks A, Wang Q, Abreu M, Aisenberg J.  NSAID-induced Antral Ulcers are Associated with Distinct Changes in Mucosal Gene Expression.  Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics.  2009 July; 30(1):71-81.

Benson AA, Cohen LB, Waye JD, Akhavan A, Aisenberg, J.  Endoscopic Sedation in Developing and Developed Countries.  Gut Liver.  2008 September; 2(2):105-12.

Desai JC, Sanyal SM, Goo T, Benson AA, Bodian CA, Miller KM, Cohen LB, Aisenberg J.  Primary Prevention of Adverse Gastroduodenal Effects from Short-term Use of Non-steroidal Anti-inflammatory Drugs by Omeprazole 20 mg in Healthy Subjects: A Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Study.Digestive Diseases and Sciences.  2008 August; 53(8):2059-65.

Cohen LB, Wecsler JS, Gaentano JN, Benson AA, Miller KM, Durkalski V, Aisenberg, J.  Endoscopic Sedation in the United States: Results from a Nationwide SurveyAmerican Journal of Gastroenterology. 2006 May; 101(5):967-74

Presentations:

Morales S, Kolb J, Bodian C, Kornacki S, Rouse R, Petras R, Rouse N,  Cohen L, Bamji N, Miller K, Soetikno R, Kaltenbach T, Aisenberg J.  Modifications to serrated polyp handling after polypectomy improve histopathologic section quality and raise the diagnostic rate for advanced lesions.   Digestive Disease Week, 2013.

Nguyen LH, Chao DT, Lim J, Nguyen MH. Meta-Analysis and Systematic Review of Chronic Hepatitis B Patients with Minimally Elevated Alanine Aminotransferase (ALT): Nearly Half of All Patients with ALT 1-2x Upper Limit of Normal Have Significant Fibrosis.  Digestive Disease Week 2013. 

Sonu IS, Nguyen LH, Kin K, Trinh HN, Li J, Zhang JQ, Ahmed A, Nguyen MH.  Differences Between a Community and an Academic Cohort of Patients with Chronic Hepatitis B (CHB) in the Development of Hepatocellular Carcinoma (HCC).   Digestive Disease Week 2013.  

Brooks A, Freedman J, Cohen L, Miller K, Wang Q, Van Hummelen P, Dikman A, Tadepalli U, Aisenberg James. An Analysis of Whole Transcriptome Gene Expression in the Gastric Mucosa of Healthy Adults Following 7 Days of Dosing with Placebo, Aspirin or Naproxen. Digestive Disease Week, 2011.

Whitson MJ, Dikman AE, von Althann C, Sanyal S, Desai JC, Bamji ND, Kornacki S, Harpaz N, Bodian CA, Cohen LB, Miller KM, Aisenberg J. Is Gastroduodenal Biopsy Safe in Patients Receiving Aspirin and Clopidogrel? A Prospective, Randomized Study Involving 630 Biopsies. Digestive Disease Week, 2010.

Whitson MJ, Bodian C, Cohen LB.  Does Production Pressure Jeopardize the Quality of Endoscopy?  Attitudes and Observations of U.S.; Gastroenterologists.  Digestive Disease Week 2010.

Freedman J, Harari, DY, Bamji, ND, Bodian CA, Kornacki, S, Cohen, L, Miller, KM, Aisenberg J. The Detection of Pre-Malignant Colon Polyps during Colonoscopy is Stable throughout the Workday. American College of Gastroenterology 2010 (Presidential Poster Award).

Vaccaro B, Gonzalez S, Abrams J, Stevens P, Poneros J, Capiak K, Bukowski K, Lightdale, C.   Detection of Barrett’s Esophagus After Initial Complete Response with Radiofrequency Ablation.  Digestive Disease Week 2010.

Dikman A, Sanyal S, von Althann C, Whitson M,. Desai J, Bamji N, Cohen L, Miller K, Aisenberg J. Is Endoscopic Biopsy Safe in Patients Receiving Anti-Platelet Agents? Digestive Disease Week, 2009 (plenary presentation).

Desai JC, Sanyal SM, Goo T, Benson AA, Bodian CA, Miller KM, Cohen LB, Aisenberg J. Primary prevention of adverse gastroduodenal effects from short-term use of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs by omeprazole 20 mg in healthy subjects: A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study. Presidential Poster Award. American College of Gastroenterology, Philadelphia, 2007.

Cohen LB, Akhavan A, Benson A, Bodian C, Miller KM, Aisenberg J. Propofol versus Propofol-Meperidine-Midazolam for Upper Endoscopy: A Cross-over Study Comparing Parameters of Sedation and Recovery. Digestive Disease Week, 2006.

Cohen LB, Waye JD, Benson A, Akhavan A, Bodian C, Miller KM, Aisenberg J. Sedation Practices Worldwide: Results from an International Survey of Expert Endoscopists. Digestive Disease Week, 2006.

Cohen LB, Akhavan A, Benson A, Bodian C, Miller KM, Aisenberg J. Propofol versus Propofol-Meperidine-Midazolam for Upper Endoscopy: A Cross-over Study Comparing Parameters of Sedation and Recovery. Digestive Disease Week, 2006.

Cohen LB, Wecsler JS, Gaetano JN, Durkalski V, Miller KM, Aisenberg J. Endoscopic Sedation in the United States in 2004: Results from a Postal Survey of 5000 Gastroenterologists. Digestive Disease Week, 2005.