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Gastroenterology

Calendar Year: 2016

  1. Duarte-Rojo A, Fischer SE, Adeyi O, Zita D, Deneke MG, Selzner N, Chen L, Malespin M, Cotler S, McGilvray ID, Feld JJ. Protease inhibitors partially overcome the interferon non-response phenotype. J Viral Hep 2016;23:340-7. PMID: 26710754.
  2. Duarte-Rojo A, Ruiz-Margain A, Rodriguez-Macias RU, Cubero FJ, Estradas-Trujillo J, Muñoz-Fuentes RM, Torre A. Clinical scenarios for the use of S100b as a marker of hepatic encephalopathy. World J Gastroenterol 2016;22:4397-402. PMID: 27158209.
  3. Garcia-Saenz-de-Sicilia M, Duvoor C, Altamirano J, Chavez-Araujo R, Prado V, Candolo-Martinelli AL, Holanda-Almeida P, Becerra-Martins-de-Oliveira B, Fernandez-de-Almeida S, Bataller R, Caballeria J, Duarte-Rojo A. A day 4 Lille model predicts response to corticosteroids and mortality in severe alcoholic hepatitis. Am J Gastroenterol 2016;in press. PMID: 27922027.
  4. Gonzalez-Gonzalez H, Duarte-Rojo A. Virologic cure of hepatitis C: impact on hepatic fibrosis and patient outcomes. Curr Gastroenterol Report 2016;18:32. PMID: 27177638.
  5. Hong M, Schwerk J, Lim C, Kell A, Jarret A, Pangallo J, Loo YM, Liu S, Hagedorn CH, Gale M Jr, Savan R. Interferon lambda 4 expression is suppressed by the host during viral infection. J Exp Med. 2016 Nov 14;213(12):2539-2552.  PMID:  27799623
  6. Hubel E, Saroha A, Park WJ, Pewzner-Jung Y, Lavoie EG,. Cholestatic-Induced Liver Injury. Am J Pathol. 2016 Nov 11. pii: S0002-9440(16)30408-4. PMID: 27842214
  7. Jarret, A., McFarland, A.P Horner, S.M., Hong, M., Badil, S., Joslyn, R.C., Baker, D., Carrington,  M., Hagedorn, C.H., Gale Jr., M., Savan, R. Hepatitis C virus-induced microRNAs dampen type I interferon signaling. Nature Medicine, 2016 Dec;22(12):1475-1481. PMID:  27841874
  8. Khaidakov, M., Lai, K.K., Roudachevski, D., Sargsyan, J., Goyne, H.E., Pai, R.K., Lamps, L.W., Hagedorn, C.H.  (2016) Gastric proteins MUC5AC and TFF1 as potential diagnostic markers of colonic sessile serrated adenomas/polyps. Amer J. Clin Path. 146:530-537.
  9. Li L, Piontek K, Ishida M, Fausther M, Dranoff JA, Fu R, Mezey E, Gould SJ, Fordjour FK, Meltzer SJ, Sirica AE, Selaru FM. Extracellular vesicles carry microRNA-195 to intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma and improve survival in a rat model. Hepatology. 2016 Jul 30. PMID: 27474881
  10. Macias-Rodriguez RU, Ilarraza-Lomeli H, Ruiz-Margain A, Garcia-Flores O, Ponce-de-Leon-Rosales S, Vargas-Vorackova F, Torre A, Duarte-Rojo A. Changes in hepatic venous pressure gradient induced by a physical exercise program in cirrhotic patients: a randomized open clinical trial. Clin Transl Gastroenterol 2016;7:e180. PMID: 27415618.
  11. Ruiz-Margáin A, Macías-Rodríguez RU, Ampuero J, Cubero FJ, Chi-Cervera L, Rios-Torres SL, Duarte-Rojo A, Espinosa-Cuevas MA, Romero-Gómez M, Torre A. Low phase angle is associated with the development of hepatic encephalopathy in patients with cirrhosis. World J Gastroenterol 2016;22:10064-70. PMID: 28018114.
  12. Syal G, Heldebrand SD, Duarte-Rojo A. Seizures as a potential complication of treatment with simeprevir and sofosbuvir. Am J Ther 2016;23:e570-1. PMID: 25549078.
  13. Van der Meer AJ, Maan R, Veldt BJ, Feld JJ, Wedemeyer H, Dufour JF, Lammert F, Duarte-Rojo A, Manns MP, Zeuzem S, Hofmann WP, de Knegt RJ, Hansen BE, Janssen HL. Improvement of platelets after SVR among patients with chronic HCV infection and advanced hepatic fibrosis. J Gastroenterol Hepatol 2016;31:1168-76. PMID: 26647353.
  14. Wiegand J, van Bömmel F, Duarte-Rojo A, Altamirano J, Abraldes JG, Villanueva A, Berg T. Clinical Trial Watch: Reports from the Liver Meeting, AASLD, San Francisco, November 2015. J Hepatol 2016;64:1428-45. PMID: 26902945.
  15. Zhang, Y., Liu, C., Barbier, O., Smalling, R., Tsuchiya, H., Lee, S., Delker, D., Zou, A., Hagedorn, C.H., Wang, L. (2016) Bcl2 is a critical regulator of bile acid homeostasis by dictating Shp and lncRNA H19 function. Sci Rep. (Nature) 6:20559. PMID: 26838806

Calendar Year: 2015

  1. Abraham RR, Girotra M, Wei JY, Azhar G. Is short-term percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy tube placement beneficial in acutely ill cognitively intact elderly patients? A proposed decision-making algorithm. Geriatr Gerontol Int. 2015 May;15(5):572-8. doi: 10.1111/ggi.12316. Epub 2014 Aug 11. PMID: 25109444
  2. Allampati S, Duarte-Rojo A, Thacker LR, Patidar KR, White MB, Klair JS, John B, Heuman DM, Wade JB, Flud C, O’Shea R, Gavis EA, Unser AB, Bajaj JS. Diagnosis of Minimal Hepatic Encephalopathy Using Stroop EncephalApp: A Multicenter US-Based, Norm-Based Study. Am J Gastroenterol. 2016 Jan;111(1):78-86. doi: 10.1038/ajg.2015.377. Epub 2015 Dec 8. PMID: 26644276
  3. Al-Shoha M, Klair JS, Girotra M, Garcia-Saenz-de-Sicilia M. Magnesium toxicity induced ileus in a post-partum patient: Treated for pre-eclampsia with magnesium sulphate. ACG Case Rep J. 2015 Jul 9;2(4):227-9. PMID: 26203447
  4. Braganhol E, Kukulski F, Lévesque SA, Fausther M, Lavoie EG, Zanotto-Filho A, Bergamin LS, Pelletier J, Bahrami F, Ben Yebdri F, Fonseca Moreira JC, Battastini AM, Sévigny J. Nucleotide receptors control IL-8/CXCL8 and MCP-1/CCL2 secretions as well as proliferation in Human glioma cells. Biochim Biohys Acta. 2015 Jan:1852(1):120-30. PubMed PMID 25445541
  5. Chen M, Suzuki A, Borlak J, Andrade RJ, Lucena MI, “Drug-induced liver injury: Interactions between drug properties and host factors” J Hep, 63 (2): 503–514, 2015 (†equally contributed to the manuscript).PMID: 25912521
  6. Duarte-Rojo A, Fischer SE, Adeyi O, Zita D, Deneke MG, Selzner N, Chen L, Malespin M, Cotler SJ, McGilvray ID, Feld JJ. Protease inhibitors partially overcome the interferon nonresponse phenotype in patients with chronic hepatitis C. J Viral Hepat. 2015 Dec 29. doi: 10.1111/jvh.12494. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 26710754
  7. Fausther M, Dranoff JA. Beyond scar formation: portal myofibroblast-mediated angiogenesis in the fibrotic liver. Hepatology. 2015 Mar; 61(3):766-8. doi: 10.1002/hep.27653. Epub 2015 Jan 28. PubMed PMID: 25502320
  8. Fausther M, Goree JR, Lavoie ÉG, Graham AL, Sévigny J, Dranoff JA. Establishment and characterization of rat portal myofibroblast cell lines. PLoS One. 2015 Mar 30;10(3):e0121161. PMID: 25822334
  9. Feld, J.J., Jacobson, I.M., Hézode, C., Asselah, T., Ruane, P.J., Gruener, N., Abergel, A., Mangia, A., Lai, C.L., Chan, H.L., Mazzotta, F., Moreno, C., Yoshida, E., Shafran, S.D., Towner, W.J., Tran, T.T., McNally, J., Osinusi, A., Svarovskaia, E., Zhu, Y., Brainard, D.M., McHutchison, J.G., Agarwal, K., Zeuzem, S.; ASTRAL-1 Investigators (… Hagedorn, C.H.). (2015) Sofosbuvir and Velpatasvir for HCV Genotype 1, 2, 4, 5, and 6 Infection. N Engl J Med. 373:2599-607. PMID: 26571066
  10. Feld JJ, Lavoie ÉG, Fausther M, Dranoff JA. I drink for my liver, Doc: emerging evidence that coffee prevents cirrhosis. Version 2. F1000Res. 2015 Apr 21 [revised 2015 Nov 11];4:95. doi: 10.12688/f1000research.6368.2. eCollection 2015. Review. PubMed PMID: 25977756.
  11. Garcia-Saenz-de-Sicilia M, Duvoor C, Altamirano J, Prado V, Caballeria J, Duarte-Rojo A, Early prediction of response in patients with severe acute alcoholic hepatitis by using Lille model on day 4. Hepatology 2015;62(Suppl):835-834.
  12. Girotra M, Soota K, Klair Js, Dang SM, Aduli F Endoscopic management of post-liver transplant biliary complications. World J Gastrointest Endosc. 2015 May 16;7(5):446-59. PMID: 25992185 PMCID: PMC4436914
  13. Guy C, Suzuki A, Abdelmalek M, Burchette J, Diehl AM “Response to: GLI2 as a marker of Hedgehog-responsive cells” Hepatology 2015 61(5):1770-1 PMID 25209009 PMCID: PMC4362930
  14. Hasan M, Canipe A, Tharian B, Navaneethan U, Varadarajulu S, Hawes R. Digital cholangioscopy-directed removal of a surgical staple from a strictured bile duct. Gastrointest Endosc. 2015 Jun 25. pii: S0016-5107(15)02489-X. doi: 10.1016/j.gie.2015.05.035. [Epub ahead of print]
  15. Holt B, Hearn G, Hawes R, Tharian B, Varadarajulu S. Development and evaluation of a 3D printed endoscopic ampullectomy training model- Gastrointest Endosc. 2015 June;81(6):1470 – 75.
  16. Holt B, Hawes R, Hasan M, Canipe A, Tharian B, Navaneethan U, Varadarajulu S. Biliary drainage: role of EUS guidance. Gastrointest Endosc. 2015 Jul 24. pii: S0016-5107(15)02591-2. doi:10.1016/j.gie.2015.06.019.
  17. Jagpal KS, Girotra M, Hutchins LF, Caradine KD, Aduli F, Garcia-Saenz-de-Sicilia M. Ipilimumab-induced gastrointestinal toxicities: A management algorithm. Dig Dis Sci 2016:Epub
  18. Jie Zhang, Utkarsh Doshi,   Ayako Suzuki, Reagan Kelly, Hong Fang, Albert P. Li, Weida Tong “Evaluation of multiple mechanisms-based toxicity endpoints in primary cultured human hepatocytes for the identification of drugs with clinical hepatotoxicity: results from 152 marketed drugs with known injury profiles.” Chemico-Biological Interactions. 2015 Nov 12. S0009-2797(15)30110-1. doi: 10.1016/j.cbi.2015.11.008. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 26581450
  19. King T, Girotra M, Velchala N, Zhu H, Aduli F. A diagnostic dilemma of new onset ascites: think beyond the liver. J Ark Med Soc. 2015 Mar;111(10):212-4. PMID: 25831632
  20. Klair JS, Girotra M, Rego RF. A Rare, Gastric, Multiseptated Duplication Cyst Resembling Gastric Lymphangioma. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2015 Nov;13(11):e161-2. PMID: 25979214
  21. Klair JS, Abraham RR, Jones J, Girotra M. A ‘shock-ing’ endoscopic finding on esophagogastroduodenoscopy. BMJ Case Rep. 2015 Feb 9;2015. pii: bcr2014205599. doi: 10.1136/bcr-2014-205599. PMID: 25666239
  22. Klair JS, Girotra M, Dranoff JA, Aduli F. Protein Shakes: An unusual cause of Gastric Phytobezoar. ACG Case Rep J. 2015 Jul 9;2(4):196-7. PMID: 26203434
  23. Lennon AM1, Victor D, Zaheer A, Ostovaneh MR, Jeh J, Law JK, Rezaee N, Molin MD, Ahn YJ, Wu W, Khashab MA, Girotra M, Ahuja N, Makary MA, Weiss MJ, Hirose K, Goggins M, Hruban RH, Cameron A, Wolfgang CL, Singh VK, Gurakar A.Liver transplant patients have a risk of progression similar to that of sporadic patients with branch duct intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasms. Liver Transpl. 2014 Dec; 20(12):1462-7. doi: 10.1002/lt.23983.
  24. Liu, S., Chen, R., Hagedorn, C.H. (2015) Tannic Acid Inhibits Hepatitis C Virus Entry into Huh7.5 Cells. PLoS One.10:e0131358. PMID: 26186636
  25. Lourdusamy V, Tharian B, Navaneethan U. Biomarkers in bile-complementing advanced endoscopic imaging in the diagnosis of indeterminate biliary strictures. World J Gastrointest Endosc. 2015 Apr 16;7(4):308-17.
  26. Macías-Rodríguez RU, Duarte-Rojo A, Cantú-Brito C, Sauerbruch T, Ruiz-Margáin A, Trebicka J, Green-Gómez M, Díaz Ramírez JB, Sierra Beltrán M, Uribe-Esquivel M, Torre A. Cerebral hemodynamics in cirrhotic patients with hepatic encephalopathy. Liver Int 2015;35:344-52. PMID: 24690075.
  27. Majumdar A, Delatycki MB, Crowley P, Lokan J, Tharian B, Angus PW, Gow P. An autosomal dominant form of non-cirrhotic portal hypertension. J Hepatol. 2015 Mar 18. pii: S0168-8278(15)00194-4.
  28. Meyer, K., Kwon, Y.C., Liu, S., Hagedorn, C.H., Ray, R.B., Ray, R. (2015) Interferon-α inducible protein 6 impairs EGFR activation by CD81 and inhibits hepatitis C virus infection. Sci Rep. (Nature) 5:9012. PMID: 25757571
  29. Montano-Loza AJ, Duarte-Rojo A, Meza-Junco J, Baracos VE, Sawyer MB, Pang JX, Beaumont C, Esfandiari N, Myers RP. Inclusion of Sarcopenia Within MELD (MELD-Sarcopenia) and the Prediction of Mortality in Patients With Cirrhosis. Clin Transl Gastroenterol. 2015 Jul 16;6:e102. doi:10.1038/ctg.2015.31. PMID:26181291
  30. Ruiz-Margáin A, Macías-Rodríguez RU, Duarte-Rojo A, Ríos-Torres SL, Espinosa-Cuevas Á, Torre A. Malnutrition assessed through phase angle and its relation to prognosis in patients with compensated liver cirrhosis: a prospective cohort study. Dig Liver Dis. 2015 Apr;47(4):309-14. doi: 10.1016/j.dld.2014.12.015. Epub 2015 Jan 3.PMID:25618555
  31. Suzuki A, NA Yuen, KV Ilic , RT Miller, MJ Reese, HR Brown, JI Ambroso, JG Falls, CM Hunt. Comedications alter drug-induced liver injury reporting frequency: Data mining in the WHO VigiBase. Regul Toxicol Pharmacol. 2015 16;72(3):481-490. PMID: 25988394
  32. Talwar A, George N, Tharian B, Roberts-Thomson J. An Immunosuppressed Man with an Aortic Rupture Secondary to Salmonella Aortitis Successfully Treated with Endovascular Aortic Repair. Ann Vasc Surg. 2015 Feb 23. pii: S0890-5096(15)00079-5.
  33. Tabibian JH, Girotra M, Yeh HC, Singh VK, Okolo Iii PI, Cameron AM, Gurakar A. Risk factors for early repeat ERCP in liver transplantation patients with anastomotic biliary stricture. Annals of Hepatology 2015 May-Jun;14(3):340-7. PMID: 25864214
  34. Tharian B, Varadarajulu S, Hawes R. Obstructed gallbladder: drainage using lumen-apposing metal stent. Gastrointest Endosc. 2015 Aug 13. pii: S0016-5107(15)02750-9. doi: 10.1016/j.gie.2015.08.016.
  35. Tharian B, Canipe AL, Krall K, Hawes RH, Hébert-Magee S. Ring around the ROSE: pancreatic acinar cell carcinoma diagnosed on site by EUS-FNA. Gastrointest Endosc. 2015 Apr;81(4):1049-50.
  36. Tharian B, George N, Hébert-Magee S, Navaneethan, Hawes R, Varadarajulu S, Hasan M; Endoscopic ultrasound-guided fine-needle tissue acquisition – A review and update of literature- Journal of Digestive Endoscopy. Vol 6, Issue 1, Jan 2015.
  37. Tharian B, George N, Tham TCK. What is the current role of endoscopy in Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis? World J Gastrointest Endosc. 2015 August 10; 7(10): 920-927.
  38. Tharian B, Canipe A, Navaneethan U, Varadarajulu S, Hawes R, Hasan M. Successful removal of a foreign body from a gallbladder remnant by using a new single-operator digital cholangioscope. Gastrointest Endosc. 2015 Jul 24. pii: S0016-5107(15)02611-5. doi: 10.1016/j.gie.2015.06.039.
  39. Tharian B, George N, Navaneethan U. Endoscopy in the Diagnosis and Management of Complications of Inflammatory Bowel Disease. Inflamm Bowel Dis. 2015 Dec 29.
  40. van der Meer AJ, Hansen BE, Fattovich G, Feld JJ, Wedemeyer H, Dufour JF, Lammert F, Duarte-Rojo A, Manns MP, leluzzi D, Zeuzem S, Hofmann WP, de Knegt RJ, Veldt BJ, Janssen HLA. Reliable prediction of clinical outcome in patients with chronic HCV infection and compensated advanced hepatic fibrosis: a validated model using objective and readily available clinical parameters. Gut 2015;64:322-31. PMID: 24815676.
  41. van der Meer AJ, Maan R, Veldt BJ, Feld JJ, Wedemeyer H, Dufour JF, Lammert F, Duarte-Rojo A, Manns MP, Zeuzem S, Peter Hofmann W, de Knegt RJ, Hansen BE, Janssen HL. Improvement of platelets after SVR among patients with chronic HCV infection and advanced hepatic fibrosis. J Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2015 Dec 8. doi: 10.1111/jgh.13252. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 26647353
  42. Yang JD, Guy CD, Suzuki A. “Reply to “Liver and gender: are there differences in fibrous tissue before the onset of fibrosis ” Hepatology, 61(3):1094, 2015 PMID: 25066967
  43. Yilmaz N, Zeybek A, Tharian B, Yilmaz U. Efficacy of nonsurgical tigecycline pleurodesis for the management of hepatic hydrothorax in patients with liver cirrhosis. Surgical Case Reports.2015, 1:62.

2011-2014

Agarwal A, Khan MS, Aduli F, Li R, Culp WC. Mesenteric vein thrombosis treated successfully with ultrasound augmented thrombolysis. Acta Gastroenterol Belg 2012; 75(1):55-7. Altamirano JT, Feld FF, Duarte-Rojo A. Noninvasive markers of fibrosis: key concepts for improving accuracy in daily clinical practice. Ann Hepatol 2012; 11:426-39.

Alipour M, Lou Y, Zimmerman D, Bording-Jorgensen MW, Sergi C, Liu JJ, Wine E. A balanced IL-1beta activity is required for host response to Citrobacter rodentium infection. PLoS One. 2013 December 2;8:e80656.

Altamirano J, Higuera-de laTijera F, Duarte-Rojo A, Martínez-Vázquez MA, Abraldes JG, Herrera-Jiménez LE, Michelena J, Zapata L, Pérez-Hernández J, Torre A, Gonzáles-González JA, Domínguez M, Arroyo V, Ginès P, Caballería J, Bataller R. The amount of alcohol consumption negatively impacts short-term mortality in Hispanic patients with alcoholic hepatitis. Am J Gastroenterol 2011; 106:1472-80.

Altamirano JT, Feld JJ, Duarte-Rojo A. Noninvasive markers of fibrosis: key concepts for improving accuracy in daily clinical practice. Ann Hepatol 2012;11:426-39.

Altamirano J, Miquel R, Katoonizadeh A, Abraldes JG, Duarte-Rojo A, Louvet A, Augustin S, Mookerjee RP, Michelena J, Smyrk TC, Buob D, Leteurtre E, Rincón D, Ruiz P, García-Pagán JC, Guerrero-Marquez C, Jones PD, Barritt IV AS, Arroyo V, Bruguera M, Bañares R, Ginès P, Caballería J, Roskams T, Nevens F, Jalan R, Mathurin P, Shah VH, Bataller R. Development of a novel histological scoring system with prognostic value for alcoholic hepatitis. Gastroenterology 2014;146:1231-9.

Balou M, McCullough GH, Aduli F, Brown D, Stack BC Jr, Snoddy P, Guidry T Manometric measures of head rotation and chin tuck in healthy participants..Dysphagia. 2014 Feb;29(1):25-32.

Bansal M, Agarwal A, Bariola R, Aduli F, Govindarajan R. Biliary actinomycosis mimicking a klatskin tumor. J Gastrointest Cancer 2011; Jul 16 [Epub ahead of print].

Borman MA, Ladak F, Crotty P, Pollett A, Kirsch R, Pomier-Layrargues G, Beaton M, Duarte-Rojo A, Elkashab M, Myers RP. The Fatty Liver Index has limited utility for the detection and quantification of hepatic steatosis in obese patients. Hepatol Int 2013;7:592-9.

Das M, Fessel J, Tang H, West J. A process-based review of mouse models of pulmonary hypertension. 2012, Pulm Cir. 2, 415-33.

Das M, Boerma M, Goree JR, Lavoie EG, Fausther M, Gubrij IB, Pangle AK, Johnson LG, Dranoff JA. Pathological changes in pulmonary circulation in carbon tetrachloride (CCl4)-induced cirrhotic mice. PLoS One. 2014 Apr 24;9(4):e96043.

Deneke MG, Dranoff JA, Duarte-Rojo A. Successful eradication of genotype 4 HCV with telaprevir-based triple antiviral therapy. Rev Gastroenterol Mex 2014;79:64-6.

Dranoff JA, Bhatia N, Fausther M, Lavoie EG, Granell S, Baldini G, Hickman DA, Sheung N. Posttranslational regulation of tissue inhibitor of metalloproteinase-1 by calcium-dependent vesicular exocytosis. Physiol Rep. 2013 Nov;1(6):e00125.

Dranoff JA, Feld JJ, Lavoie EG, Fausther M. How does coffee prevent liver fibrosis? biological plausibility for recent epidemiological observations. Hepatology. 2014 Aug;60(2):464-7. doi: 10.1002/hep.27032. Epub 2014 May 27.

Duarte-Rojo A, Veldt BJ, Goldstein DD, Tillmann HL, Watt KD, Heimbach JK, McHutchison JG, Poterucha JJ, Vargas-Vorackova F, Charlton MR. The course of posttransplant hepatitis C varies with donor and recipient source of the favorable IL28B genotype. Transplantation 2012;94:197-203.

Duarte-Rojo A, Deneke MG, Charlton MR. IL28B polymorphism in hepatitis C and liver transplantation. Liver Transpl 2013;19:49-58.

Duarte-Rojo A, Budhraja V, Veldt BJ, Goldstein DD, Watt KD, Heimback JK, McHutchison JG, Tillman HL, Poterucha JJ, Charlton MR. IL28B and fibrosing cholestatic hepatitis in posttransplant hepatitis C: A case-control study and literature review. Liver Transpl 2013;19:1311-7.

Durango E, Dietrich C, Kohlhaas A, Millonig G, Seitz HK, Kunz CU, Pomier-Layrargues GT, Duarte-Rojo A, Beaton M, Elkashab M, Myers RP, Mueller S. Direct comparison of the FibroScan XL and M probes for the assessment of liver fibrosis in obese and non-obese patients. Hepatic Medicine: Evidence and Research 2013;5:43.

Fausther M, Dranoff JA.New insights on the pathogenesis of biliary cirrhosis provided by studies in FXR knockout mice. J Hepatol 2011; 55(4):939-40.

Fausther M;Sheung N;Saiman Y;Bansal MB; Dranoff JA; Activated hepatic stellate cells upregulate transcription of ecto-5′-nucleotidase/CD73 via specific SP1 and SMAD promoter elements. Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol 2012 Oct 15 303 (8): G904 – G914.

Fausther M, Gonzales E, Dranoff JA. Role of purinergic P2X receptors in the control of liver homeostasis. Wiley Interdiscip Rev Membr Transp Signal 2012; 1(3):341-348.

Fausther M, Lecka J, Soliman E, Kauffenstein G, Pelletier J, Sheung N, Dranoff JA, Sévigny J. Coexpression of ecto-5′-nucleotidase/CD73 with specific NTPDases differentially regulates adenosine formation in the rat liver. Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol 2012; 302(4):G447-59.

Fausther M, Lavoie EG, Dranoff JA. Contribution of Myofibroblasts of Different Origins to Liver Fibrosis. Curr Pathobiol Rep. 2013 Sep;1(3):225-230.

Fausther M1, Dranoff JA. Integrins, myofibroblasts, and organ fibrosis. Hepatology. 2014 Aug;60(2):756-8.

Fausther M, Lavoie EG, Goree JR, Baldini G, Dranoff JA. NT5E mutations that cause human disease are associated with intracellular mistrafficking of NT5E protein. PLoS One. 2014 Jun 2;9(6):e98568.

Garcia-Saenz-de-Sicilia M, Olivera-Martinez MA, Grant WJ, Mercer DF, Baojjang C, et.al. Impact of anti-thymocyte globulin during immunosuppression induction in patients with hepatitis C after liver transplant. Dig Dis Sci 2014 Nov;59(11):2804-12.

Girotra M, Dang SM, Rego RF. Endoscopic removal of migrated vascular embolic material from the common bile duct: A multi-modality approach. Dig Endoscopy. 2014 May;26(3):492-3.

Goree JR, Lavoie EG, Fausther M, Dranoff JA. Expression of mediators of purinergic signaling in human liver cell lines. Purinergic Signal. 2014 Sep 7. [Epub ahead of print]

Heif M, Krishna S, Beheshti M, Kakati B, Rego R. Percutaneous Transhepatic Cholangioscopy Using a flexible digital reteroscope through a 10 Fr vascular sheath – a novel method to evaluate bile duct injury in patients with roux-en- Y gastric bypass surgery. Digestive Endoscopy 2012; 24, Issue 3:189.

Hickman DA, Syal S, Fausther M, Lavoie EG, Goree JR, Storrie B, Dranoff JA. MCP-1 Downregulates MMP-9 Export via Vesicular Redistribution to Lysosomes in Rat Portal Fibroblasts. Physiol Rep. 2014 Nov 20;2(11).

Kakati B, Krishna S, Sharma S, Rego R. Pseudomelanosis duodeni: a rare finding from upper endoscopy. Digestive Endoscopy 2011; 23: 201–202.

Kakati BR, Krishna K, Krishna SG, Sharma SG, Sanathkumar N, Rego RF. Extensive extramedullary disease involving the colon in multiple myeloma: a case report and review of literature. J Gastrointestinal Cancer 2012; 43:379-381.

Klair JS, Girotra M, Agarwal A, Aduli F. Mucosal Schwann cell hamartoma: just benign or more? Int J Colorectal Dis. 2014 Jul 13. [Epub ahead of print]

Klair JS, Girotra M, Kaur A, Aduli F Helicobacter pylori-negative Russell body gastritis: does the diagnosis call for screening for plasmacytic malignancies, especially multiple myeloma? BMJ Case Rep. 2014; Mar 26. [Epub ahead of print]

Krishna SG, Heif MM, Sharma SG, Pandey T, Rego RF. Intrapancreatic accessory spleen: investigative dilemmas and role of EUS guided FNA for diagnostic confirmation. JOP 2011; 12(6):603-606.

Liu JJ. Dlugosz A. Neumann H. Beyond white light endoscopy: the role of optical biopsy in inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) World J Gastroenterol. 2013 November 21; 19(43): 7544–7551.

Macías-Rodríguez RU, Duarte-Rojo A, Cantú-Brito C, Sauerbruch T, Ruiz-Margáin A, Trebicka J, Green-Gómez M, Díaz Ramírez JB, Sierra Beltrán M, Uribe-Esquivel M, Torre A. Cerebral hemodynamics in cirrhotic patients with hepatic encephalopathy. Liver Int. 2014 Apr 1.

Meer AJ, Hansen BE, Fattovich G, Feld JJ, Wedemeyer H, Dufour JF, Lammert F, Duarte-Rojo A, Manns MP, leluzzi D, Zeuzem S, Hofmann WP, de Knegt RJ, Veldt BJ, Janssen HLA. Prediction of all-cause mortality in chronic HCV-infected patients with compensated advanced liver disease – a validated objective risk score. Gut 2014; May 9.

Myers RP, Pollett A, Kirsch R, Pomier-Layrargues G, Beaton M, Levstik M, Duarte-Rojo A, Wong D, Crotty P, Elkashab M. Controlled attenuation parameter (CAP): a noninvasive method for the detection of hepatic steatosis based on transient elastography. Liver Int 2012; 32:902-10.

Myers RP, Pomier-Layrargues G, Kirsch R, Pollett A, Beaton M, Levstik M, Duarte-Rojo A, Wong D, Crotty P, Elkashab M. Discordance in fibrosis staging between liver biopsy and transient elastography using fibroscan XL probe. J Hepatol 2012; 56;564-70.

Myers RP, Pomier-Layrargues GT, Kirsch R, Pollett A, Duarte-Rojo A, Wong D, Beaton M, Levstik M, Crotty P, Elkashab M. Feasibility and diagnostic performance of the fibroscan XL probe for liver stiffness measurement in overweight and obese patients. Hepatology 2012; 55:199-208.

Panzhinskiy E, Zawada WM, Stenmark KR, Das M. Hypoxia induces unique proliferative response in adventitial fibroblasts by activating PDGFb Receptor/JNK1 signaling. 2012, Cardiovasc Res. 95, 356-365.

Pattullo V., Duarte-Rojo A., Soliman W., Vargas-Vorackova F., Sockalingam S., Fantus IG., Allard J., Heathcote J. A 24-week dietary and physical activity lifestyle intervention reduces hepatic insulin resistance in the obese with chronic hepatitis C. Liver Int 2013 33:410-9.

Porres-Aguilar M, Altamirano JT, Torre-Delgadillo T, Charlton MR, Duarte-Rojo A. Portopulmonary hypertension and hepatopulmonary syndrome: a clinician-oriented review. Eur Resp Rev 2012;21:223-33.

Porres-Aguilar M, Duarte-Rojo A, Krowka MJ. Thoracic echocardiography screening for the detection of portopulmonary hypertension: a work in progress. Liver Transpl 2013;19:573-4.

Porres-Aguilar M, Bartolome SD, Duarte-Rojo A. MELD exception for liver transplantation in portopulmonary hypertension: current implementation and future considerations. Ann Hepatol. 2014 Nov-Dec;13(6):719-21.

Raghavpuram S, Dang S, Brown D Melena can be due to gastric metastases: A rare presentation of upper gastrointestinal bleeding. J Ark Med Soc. 2014 Jan; 110(8):158-9

Rego R, Dang S, Lewis C.Use of a convex probe-endobronchial US endoscope in EUS of the rectum and FNA. Gastrointest Endosc. 2013 Jan;77(1):157-9. doi: 10.1016/j.gie.2012.08.027. No abstract available.

Saiman Y, Agarwal R, Hickman DA, Fausther M, El-Shamy A, Dranoff JA, Friedman SL, Mansal B. CXCL12 induces hepatic stellate cell contraction through a calcium independent pathway. Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol 2013 Sep 1;305(5):G375-82.

Syal G;Fausther M;Dranoff JA; Advances in cholangiocyte immunobiology. Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol 2012 Nov 15 303 (10): G1077 – G1086.

Tamboli CP, Good MR, Reynolds EM, Sharma P, Mitros FA. Anti-Yersinia antibodies are not associated with microscopic colitis in an American case-control study. Scandinavian Journal of Gastroenterology 2011; 46(12):1442-8.

Tamboli CP, Doman DB, Patel A. Current and future role of biomarkers in Crohn’s Disease risk assessment and treatment. Clinical and Experimental Gastroenterology 2011; 4:127-140.

Topchiy E,Panzhinskiy E,Griffin WST, Barger SW, Das M, Zawada WM. Nox4-generated superoxide drives angiotensin II-induced neural stem cell self-renewal. Developmental Neurosc 2013;35(4):293-305.

van der Meer AJP, Veldt BJ, Feld JJ, Wedemeyer H, Dufour JF, Lammert F, Duarte-Rojo A, Heathcote EJ, Manns MP, Kuske L, Zeuzem S, Hofmann WP, de Knegt RJ, Hansen BE, Janssen HLA. Sustained virological response is associated with prolonged overall survival in chronic hepatitis C patients with advanced fibrosis. JAMA 2012;308:2584-96.

van der Meer AJ, Veldt BJ, Feld JJ, Wedemeyer H, Dufour JF, Lammert F, Duarte-Rojo A, Manns MP, Zeuzem S, Hofmann WP, de Knegt RJ, Hansen BE, Janssen HLA. The number needed to treat to prevent mortality and cirrhosis-related complications among patients with cirrhosis and HCV genotype 1 infection. J Viral Hepat 2014 Aug;21(8):568-77.

Veldt BJ, Duarte-Rojo A, Watt K, Thompson A, Heimbach JK, Tillman H, Goldstein D, McHutchison J, Charlton MR. Recipient IL28B polymorphism is independently predictive of posttransplant diabetes mellitus in liver transplant patients with HCV. Am J Transplant 2012; 12;737-44.

Yang JD, Girotra M, Vaid A, Duarte-Rojo A. Hepatitis B reactivation in patient with non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma receiving rituximab chemotherapy: need for education and attention. Journal of the Arkansas Medical Society 2013;110;110-2.

Yang JD, Girotra M, Restrepo A, Waheed S, Barlogie B, Duarte-Rojo A. Hepatitis B reactivation in patients with multiple myeloma and isolated positive hepatitis B core antibody: a call for greater cognizance. Ann Hepatol 2014;13:461-5.