January 2019 Research Publications

Hoang T, Lei Y, Finnell R, et al.
Maternal lactase polymorphism (rs4988235) is associated with neural tube defects in offspring in the National Birth Defects Prevention Study
J Nutr. 2019 Jan 24. Epub ahead of print

Feng Z, Khaderi S, Kanwal F, El-Serag H, et al.
Design of the Texas Hepatocellular Carcinoma Consortium Cohort Study
Am J Gastroenterol. 2019 Jan 23. Epub ahead of print

Xie Y, Ma A, Finnell R, et al.
Rare mutations of ADAM17 from TOFs induce hypertrophy in human embryonic stem cell-derived cardiomyocytes via HB-EGF signaling
Clin Sci (Lond). 2019 Jan 22;133(2):225-238

Navaneethan S
Trials and tribulations in studying kidney outcomes with intentional weight loss
Circulation. 2019 Jan 15;139(3):376-379

Tansel A, Kramer J, Feng H, El-Serag H, Kanwal F
Risk trajectories for readmission and death after cirrhosis-related hospitalization
Dig Dis Sci. 2019 Jan 23. Epub ahead of print

Chang A, Grams M, Navaneethan S, et al.
Adiposity and risk of decline in glomerular filtration rate: meta-analysis of individual participant data in a global consortium
BMJ. 2019 Jan 10;364:k5301

Hsu Y, Yip T, El-Serag H, et al.
Corrigendum to “Development of a scoring system to predict hepatocellular carcinoma in Asians on antivirals for chronic hepatitis B”
J Hepatol. 2019 Jan 8. Epub ahead of print

Cully J, Naik A, Godwin K, et al.
Using multisite process mapping to aid care improvement: An examination of inpatient suicide-screening procedures
J Healthc Qual. 2019 Jan 17. Epub ahead of print

Kim H, Yang J, El-Serag H, Kanwal F
Awareness of chronic viral hepatitis in the United States: An update from National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey
J Viral Hepat. 2019 Jan 10. Epub ahead of print

Choi N, Marti C, DiNitto D, Kunik M
Longitudinal associations of falls and depressive symptoms in older adults
Gerontologist. 2019 Jan 3. Epub ahead of print

Dandachi D, May S, Davila J, Cully J, Giordano T, et al.
The association of unmet needs with subsequent retention in care and HIV suppression among hospitalized patients with HIV who are out of care
J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2019 Jan 1;80(1):64-72

Benjamin E, Muntner P, Virani S, et al.
Heart disease and stroke statistics – 2019 update: A report from the American Heart Association
Circulation. 2019 Jan 31. Epub ahead of print

Brady B, Erickson K
Integrated care in ESKD: A perspective of nephrologists
Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2019 Jan 29. Epub ahead of print

 Fredell M, Ho V, et al.
How much of US health care spending provides direct care of benefit to patients?
Cancer. 2019 Jan 29. Epub ahead of print

Erickson K, Winkelmayer W, Ho V, et al.
Market consolidation and mortality in patients initiating hemodialysis
Value Health. 2019 Jan;22(1):69-76

Ramsey D, Deswal A, Jneid H, Alam H, Ballantyne C, Petersen L, Virani S, et al.
Association of body mass index with risk factor optimization and guideline-directed medical therapy in US veterans with cardiovascular disease
Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes. 2019 Jan;12(1):e004817

Horstman M, Salas E
Web exclusive annals for hospitalists inpatient notes caregiver engagement in hospital medicine the next frontier 
Ann intern med 2019 Jan 15 Epub ahead of print

Kahn J, Belzer M, Chiao E, et al.
Pre-vaccination prevalence of anogenital  and oral human papillomavirus in young HIV infected men who have sex with men
Papillomavirus Res. 2019 Jan 15. Epub ahead of print

Kamal A, Khalid W, Virani S, et al.
The potential of m-health based interventions to improve medication literacy and adherence in non-communicable diseases in Pakistan
Int J Stroke 2019 Jan 25  Epub ahead of print

Puri K, Singh H, Denfield W, et al.
Missed diagnosis of new onset systolic heart failure at first presentation in children with No know heart disease
J Pediatr. 2019 Jan 21.  Epub ahead of print

Sada Y, Smaglo B, Musher B, et al.
National trends in multimodality therapy for locally advanced gastric cancer
J Surg Res. 2019 Jan 23; 237:41-49

Stotts L, Villarreal Y, Dindo L, et al.
Psychological flexibility and depression in new mothers of medically vulnerable infants
Matern Child Health J. 2019 Jan 4. Epub ahead of print

Kumar D, Hemmige V, Street R Jr, Giordano T, Arya M, et al.
The role of text messages in patient-physician communication about the influenza vaccine
J Mobile Tech Med. 2018 Dec. 4. Epub ahead of print

Garber A, Agrahamson M, Barzilay J, et al.
Consensus statement by the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists and American College of Endocrinology on the Comprehensive Type 2 Diabetes Management Algorithm
Endocr Pract. 2019 Jan;25(1):69-100

Jia X, Kohli P, Virani S
Omega-3 fatty acid and cardiovascular outcomes: Insights from recent clinical trials
Curr Atheroscler Rep. 2019 Jan 10;21(1):1

Rugge M, Meggio A, Graham D, et al.
Gastritis staging in the endoscopic follow-up for the secondary prevention of gastric cancer
Gut. 2019 Jan;68(1):11-17

Mishra S, Ghimire S, Virani S, et al.
Socio-economic inequalities in hypertension burden and cascade of services: nationwide cross-sectional study in Nepal
J Hum Hypertens. 2019 Jan 18. Epub ahead of print

Graham D
Optimal PPI dosing for improving GERD symptoms: Is timing everything?
Dig Dis Sci. 2019 Jan;64(1):4-6

Thrift A, Natarajan Y, Liu Y, El-Serag H
Statin use after diagnosis of hepatocellular carcinoma is associated with decreased mortality
Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2019 Jan 6. Epub ahead of print

Lowenstern A, Navar, A, Virani S, et al.
Association of clinician knowledge and statin beliefs with statin therapy use and lipid levels
Am J Cardiol. 2019 Jan 4. Epub ahead of print

Ihekweazu F, Fofanova T, Graham D, et al.
Bacteroides ovatus ATCC 8483 monotherapy is superior to traditional fecal transplant and multistrain bacteriotherapy in a murine colitis model
Gut Microbes. 2019 Jan 21:1-17

Mishra S, Lyqidakis C, Virani S, et al.
Combating non-communicable diseases: Potentials and challenges for community health workers in a digital age, a narrative review of the literature
Health Policy Plan. 2019 Jan 18. Epub ahead of print

El-Serag H, Graham D
Reply to Letter to the Editor regarding the Houston Consensus conference on testing for H. pylori infection in the United States
Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2019 Jan 30. Epub ahead of print

Hyman D, Siebert V, Alam M, Levine G, Virani S, Birnbaum Y
Risk assessment of stroke in patients with atrial fibrillation: Current shortcomings and future directions
Cardiovasc Drugs Ther. 2019 Jan 25. Epub ahead of print

Reeskamp L, Kastelein J, Ballantyne C, et al.
Safety and efficacy of mipomersen in patients with heterozygous familial hypercholesterolemia
Atherosclerosis. 2019 Jan;280:109-117

Kousa Y, Zhu H, Finnell R, et al.
The TFAP2A-IRF6-GRHL3 genetic pathway is conserved in neurulation
Hum Mol Genet. 2019 Jan 25. Epub ahead of print

Gyawali B, Mishra S, Virani S, Kallestrup P
Low levels of ideal cardiovascular health in a semi-urban population of Western Nepal: a population-based, cross-sectional study
Heart Asia. 2019 Jan 10;11(1):e011131

Bhatt D, Steg P, Ballantyne C, et al.
Cardiovascular risk reduction with icosapent ethyl for hypertriglyceridemia
N Engl J Med. 2019 Jan 3;380(1):11-22

Lei Y, Kim S, Finnell R, et al.
Variants identified in PTK7 associated with neural tube defects
Mol Genet Genomic Med. 2019 Jan 28:e584. Epub ahead of print

Virani S, Akeroyd J, Nambi V, Petersen L, Ballantyne C, et al.
Applicability and cost implications for proprotein convertase Subtilisin/Kexin type 9 inhibitors based on the ODYSSEY Outcomes Trial
Circulation. 2019 Jan 15;139(3):410-412

Martin J, Muccioli M, Finnell R, et al.
Folic acid modifies the shape of epithelial cells during morphogenesis via a Folr1 and MLCK dependent mechanism
Biol Open. 2019 Jan 22;8(1)

Chauhan G, Adams H, Ballantyne C, et al.
Genetic and lifestyle risk factors for MRI-defined brain infarcts in a population-based setting
Neurology. 2019 Jan 16. Epub ahead of print

Edelman E, Gordon K, Rodriguez-Barradas M, et al.
Association of prescribed opioids with increased risk of community-acquired pneumonia among patients with and without HIV
JAMA Intern Med. 2019 Jan 7. Epub ahead of print

De Vries P, Brown M, Ballantyne C, et al.
Multi-ancestry genome-wide association study of lipid levels incorporating gene-alcohol interactions
Am J Epidemiol. 2019 Jan 29. Epub ahead of print

Mandel J, Armstrong G, Bondy M, et al.
Effect of health disparities on overall survival of patients with glioblastoma
J Neurooncol. 2019 Jan 22. Epub ahead of print

Lindow T, Birnbaum Y, Nikus K, et al.
Why complicate an important risk? An orderly display of the limb leads in the 12-lead electrocardiogram and its implications for recognition of acute coronary syndrome
BMC Cardiovasc Disord. 2019 Jan 10;19(1):13

Chlebowski R, Anderson G, Jiao L, et al.
Low-fat dietary pattern and cancer mortality in the Women’s Health Initiative (WHI) Randomized Controlled Trial
JNCI Cancer Spect. 2019 Jan 17;2(4)

Asrani S, Hall L, Kanwal F, et al.
Trends in chronic liver disease-related hospitalizations: A population-based study
Am J Gastroenterol. 2019 Jan;114(1):98-106

Chen M, Donnelly J, Shroyer N, et al.
Growth factor-independent 1 is a tumor suppressor gene in colorectal cancer
Mol Cancer Res. 2019 Jan 3. Epub ahead of print

Duleba M, Qi Y, Hou J, et al.
An efficient method for cloning gastrointestinal stem cells from patients via endoscopic biopsies
Gastroenterology. 2019 Jan 19;156(1):20-23

Tan M, Kanthasamy K, Yeh A, Kil D, El-Serag H, Thrift A, et al.
Factors associated with recurrence of Barrett’s esophagus after radiofrequency ablation
Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2019 Jan;17(1):65-72.e5

Kulik L, El-Serag H
Epidemiology and management of hepatocellular carcinoma
Gastroenterology. 2019 Jan;156(2):477-491

Abdelfatah M, Ahmed Y, Othman M, et al.
Long-term outcomes of endoscopic submucosal dissection versus surgery in early gastric cancer
Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2019 Jan 28. Epub ahead of print

Abdelfatah M, Barakat M, Othman M, et al.
The incidence of lymph node metastasis in submucosal early gastric cancer according to the expanded criteria: a systematic review
Surg Endosc. 2019 Jan;33(1):26-32

Draganov P, Wang A, Othman M, Fukami N
AGA Institute clinical practice update: endoscopic submucosal dissection in the United States
Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2019 Jan;17(1):16-25

Patel K, Ward S, Gash K, et al.
Prospective cohort study of surgical trainee experience of access to gastrointestinal endoscopy training in the UK and Ireland
Int J Surg. 2019 Jan 29. Epub ahead of print

Taylor C, Agarwal S, Haubert L
Primary adenocarcinoma arising at a colostomy site
Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2019 Jan;17(1):e2

Palaskas N, Morgan J, Daigle T, et al.
Targeted cancer therapies with pericardial effusions requiring pericardiocentesis focusing on immune checkpoint inhibitors
Am J Cardiol. 2019 Jan 25. Epub ahead of print

July - September 2018

A multicenter study of patient-reported infectious and noninfectious complications associated with indwelling urethral Catheters
Saint S, Trautner B, Lescinskas E, et al.
JAMA Intern Med. 2018 Aug 1;178(8):1078-85

An academic relative value unit system for incentivizing the academic productivity of surgery faculty members
LeMaire S, Trautner B, et al.
Ann Surg. 2018 Sep;268(3):526-33

To walk in another’s shoes
Lu L
Ann Intern Med. 2018 Aug 21;169(4):262

Making policy in the dark: the use of activated vitamin D under bundled payments for dialysis care
Awan A, Thomas S, Erickson K
Am J Kidney Dis. 2018 Aug;72(2):161-3

Size matters in STEMI: time for translation of ticagrelor?
Birnbaum Y, Ye Y
Cardiovasc Res. 2018 Sep 3. Epub ahead of print

“Sorting” SERCA2a: a novel therapeutic strategy in hearty failure?
Chelu M, Li N
Int J Cardiol. 2018 Dec 1;272:306-7

Cardiac magnetic resonance evaluation of the extent of myocardial injury in patients with inferior ST elevation myocardial infarction and concomitant ST depression in leads V1-V3: analysis from the MITOCARE Study
Jia X, Birnbaum Y, et al.
Cardiology. 2018;140(3):178-85

The association of unmet needs with subsequence retention in care and HIV suppression among hospitalized patients with HIV who are out of care
May S, Davila J, Cully J, Giordano T, et al.
J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2018 Sep 21 Epub ahead of print

Aspirin for primary prevention in patients with type 2 diabetes
Foster J, Garber A, et al.
Endocr Pract. 2018 Jul 5. Epub ahead of print

Comparison of the prognostic role of Q waves and inverted T waves in the presenting ECG of STEMI patients
Koivula K, Birnbaum Y, et al.
Ann Noninvasive Electrocardiol.2018 Sep 6. Epub ahead of print

Chest radiograph clarifies an electrocardiographic abnormality
Postalian A, Birnbaum Y, Saeed M
Tex Heart Inst J. 2018 Jun 1;45(3):192-3

RNF144A sustains EGFR signaling to promote EGF-dependent cell proliferation
Ho S, Lin W
J Biol Chem. 2018 Oct 19;293(42):16307-23

Social networks as drivers of syphilis and HIV infection among young men who have sex with men
Flash C, Fujimoto K, et al.
Sex Transm Infect. 2018 Aug;94(5):365-71

Patient-reported experiences of dialysis care within a national pay-for-performance system
Zhao B, Niu J, Winkelmayer W, Erickson K, et al.
JAMA Intern Med. 2018 Oct 1;178(10):1358-67

Participants' perspectives on improving retention in HIV care after hospitalization: a post-study qualitative investigation of the MAPPS study
Minick S, May S, Cully J, Davila J, Giordano T, et al.
PLoS One. 2018 Aug 27;13(8):e0202917

Multicomponent interventions reduce high-risk medications for delirium in hospitalized older adults
Taffet G, Agarwal K, et al.
J Am Geriatr Soc. 2018 Aug;66(8):1638-45

Market competition and health outcomes in hemodialysis
Erickson K, Ho V, Winkelmayer W, et al.
Health Serv Res. 2018 Oct;53(5):3680-703

Proton pump inhibitors, histamine-2 receptor antagonists, and hip fracture risk among patients on hemodialysis
Vangala C, Niu J, Mitch W, Navaneethan S, Winkelmayer W, et al.
Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2018 Oct 8;13(10):1534-41

Role of STAT3 in skin fibrosis and transforming growth factor beta signaling
Pedroza M, To S, Assassi S, Wu M, Tweardy D, Agarwal S
Rheumatology (Oxford). 2018 Oct 1;57(10):1838-50

Understanding why HIV-infected persons disengaged from pre-ART care in Freetown, Sierra Leone: a qualitative study
Kelly J, Giordano T, et al.
AIDS Care. 2018 Aug 26:1-4

Association of viral suppression with lower AIDS-defining and non-AIDS-defining cancer incidence in HIV-infected veterans: a prospective cohort study
Park L, Rodriguez-Barradas M, et al.
Ann Intern Med. 2018 Jul 17;169(2):87-96

Automatic electrocardiographic algorithm for assessing severity of ischemia in ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction
Fakhri Y, Birnbaum Y, et al.
Int J Cardiol. 2018 Oct 1;268:18-22

Association of subchondral bone texture on magnetic resonance imaging with radiographic knee osteoarthritis progression: data from the Osteoarthritis Initiative Bone Ancillary Study
MacKay J, Lo G, et al.
Eur Radiol. 2018 Nov;28(11):4687-95

Herpes zoster and herpes zoster vaccine rates among adults living with and without HIV in the veterans aging cohort study
Hawkins K, Rodriguez-Barradas M, et al.
J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2018 Dec 1;79(4):527-33

Single-agent immunotherapy for two types of cancer in one patient
Musher B, Rahal A
Ann Intern Med. 2018 Sep 25. Epub ahead of print

Development and evaluation of a physician-targeted video to promote HIV screening
Arya M, Marek H, Hemmige V, Street R, Giordano T, et al.
Health Promot Pract. 2018 Jun 1. Epub ahead of print

Dissertation of ST elevation causation
Wong D, Birnbaum Y
J Electrocardiol. 2018 Jul-Aug;51(4):696-9

Provider verification of electronic health record receipt and nonreceipt of direct-acting antivirals for the treatment of hepatitis C virus infection
Rentsch C, Rodriguez-Barradas M, et al.
Ann Epidemiol. 2018 Nov;28(11):808-11

Outcomes of ICDs and CRTs in patients with chronic kidney disease: a meta-analysis of 21,000 patients
Shurrab M, Navaneethan S, et al.
J Interv Card Electrophysiol. 2018 Oct;53(1):123-9

Association of subchondral bone texture on magnetic resonance imaging with radiographic knee osteoarthritis progression: data from the Osteoarthritis Initiative Bone Ancillary Study
MacKay J, Lo G, et al.
Eur Radiol. 2018 Nov;28(11):4687-95

The role of big data in the development and evaluation of US dialysis care
Erickson K, Anumudu S, Winkelmayer W
Am J Kidney Dis. 2018 Oct;72(4):560-8

Clinical and molecular characteristics associated with survival in advanced melanoma treated with checkpoint inhibitors
Badami S, Upadhaya S, Al Hadidi S, et al.
J Oncol. 2018 Jul 17;2018:6279871

Running does not increase symptoms or structural progression in people with knee osteoarthritis: data from the osteoarthritis initiative
Lo G, Musa S, Petersen N, et al.
Clin Rheumatol. 2018 Sep;37(9):2497-504

Stable, don’t touch nothing
Amidi O
N Engl J Med. 2018 Jul 12/378(2):108-9

The association of leptin with severity of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease: a population-based study
Rotundo L, Kim H, et al.
Clin Mol Hepatol. 20187 Aug 2. Epub ahead of print

The antifibrotic effect of A2B adenosine receptor antagonism in a mouse model of dermal fibrosis
Kheiri B, Osman M, Al Hadidi S
Oxf Med Case Reports. 2018 Aug 11;2018(8):omy044

The antifibrotic effect of A2B adenosine receptor antagonism in a mouse model of dermal fibrosis
Karmouty-Quintana H, Agarwal S, et al.
Arthritis Rheumatol. 2018 Oct; 70(10):1673-84

Autoimmune and allergic disorders are more common in people with celiac disease or on a gluten-free diet in the United States
Kim H, Unalp-Arida A, et al.
J Clin Gastroenterol. 2018 Jul 24. Epub ahead of print

Declining walking speed associates with increasing bone marrow lesion volume and effusion volume in individuals with accelerated knee osteoarthritis
Harkey M, Lo G, et al.
Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2018 Jun 8. Epub ahead of print

Osteoblastic factors in prostate cancer bone metastasis
Lin S, Yu-Lee L, Lin H
Curr Osteoporos Rep. 2018 Sep 10. Epub ahead of print

Clinical genetic testing for familial hypercholesterolemia: JACC Scientific Expert Panel
Sturm A, Ballantyne C, et al.
J Am Coll Cardiol. 2018 Aug 7:72(6):662-80

Multicomponent interventions reduce high-risk medications for delirium in hospitalized older adults
Adeola M, Taffet G, Agarwal K, et al.
J Am Geriatr Soc. 2018 Aug;66(8):1638-45

Implantable ventricular assist device use and outcomes in people with end-stage renal disease
Walther C, Niu J, Winkelmayer W, Nair A, Deswal A, Navaneethan S, et al.
J Am Heart Assoc. 0218 Jul 6;7(14)

Health care resource utilization for outpatient cardiovascular disease and diabetes care delivery among advanced practice providers and physician providers in primary care
Virani S, Akeroyd J, Ramsey D, Deswal A, Ballantyne C, Petersen L, et al.
Popul Health Manag. 2018 Jun;21(3):209-16

SGLT2 inhibitors and cardiovascular outcomes: current perspectives and future potentials
Jia X, Mehta P, Alam M, Birnbaum Y, Bajaj M, Ye Y
Curr Diab Rep. 2018 Jul 11;18(9):63

Emerging therapeutic options for management of anaemia in patients with chronic kidney disease
Ali S, Dave N, Navaneethan S
Curr Opin Nephrol Hypertens. 2018 Sep;27(5):329-30

Critical role of integrin CD11c in splenic dendritic cell capture of missing-self CD47 cells to induce adaptive immunity
Wu H, Ballantyne C, et al.
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2018 Jun 26;115(26)6786-91

An academic relative value unit system for incentivizing the academic productivity of surgery faculty members
LeMaire SA, Trautner BW, Ramamurthy U, et al.
Ann Surg. 2018 Sep;268(3):526-33

Rare loss of function variants in candidate genes and risk of colorectal cancer
Rosenthal E, Ballantyne C, et al.
Hum Genet. 2018 Oct;137(10):795-806

Effectiveness of NPs and Pas in managing diabetes and cardiovascular disease
Faza N, Akeroyd J, Ramsey D, Shah T, Deswal A, Ballantyne C, Petersen L, Virani SS, et al.
JAAPA. 2018 Jul;31(7):39-45

miR-30a remodels subcutaneous adipose tissue inflammation to improve insulin sensitivity in obesity
Chernis N, Saha P, Bajaj M, Hartig S, et al.
Diabetes. 2018 Jul 2. Epub ahead of print

High-sensitivity cardiac troponin and natriuretic peptide with risk of lower-extremity peripheral artery disease: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities Study
Hoogeveen R, Ballantyne C, et al.
Eur Heart J. 2018 Jul 1;39(25):2412-9

Modulation of the interleukin-6 signalling pathway and incidence rates of atherosclerotic events and all-cause mortality: analyses from the Canakinumab Anti-Inflammatory Thrombosis Outcomes Study (CANTOS)
Ridker P, Libby P, Ballantyne C, et al.
Eur Heart J. 2018 Oct 7;39(38):3499-507

A program to treat hepatitis B in North Korea: a model of antiviral therapy in a resource-poor setting
Lee A, Linton H, Kilsby M, Hilmers D
Gut Liver. 2018 Aug 30. Epub ahead of print.

Traditional and nontraditional glycemic markers and risk of peripheral artery disease: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities Study
Hoogeveen R, Ballantyne C, et al.
Atherosclerosis. 2018 Jul;274:86-93

Changes in cardiac resident fibroblast physiology and phenotype in aging
Trial J, Cieslik K
Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2018 Oct 1;315(4):H745-55

Remnant-like particle cholesterol, low-density lipoprotein triglycerides, and incident cardiovascular disease
Saeed A, Sun W, Virani S, Nambi V, Ballantyne C, Hoogeveen R, et al.
J Am Coll Cardiol. 2018 Jul 10;72(2):156-69

Risk of bias analysis of systematic reviews of probiotics for treatment of irritable bowel syndrome
Shapiro J, Bernica J, Hernaez R
Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2018 Aug 7. Epub ahead of print

The association of mid- to late-life systemic inflammation with white matter structure in older adults: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities Study
Hoogeveen R, Ballantyne C, et al.
Neurobiol Aging. 2018 Aug;68:26-33

A systematic review of the effectiveness of psychological treatments for IBS in gastroenterology settings: promising but in need of further study
Shapiro J, Chan J, El-Serag H, et al.
Dig Dis Sci. 2018 May 10. Epub ahead of print.

Are all benefits and harms equal?
Saeed A, Virani S, Ballantyne C, Taylor A, Nambi VJ
Am Coll Cardiol. 2018 Aug 14;72(7):819-20

Implantable ventricular assist device use and outcomes in people with end-stage renal disease
Walther C, Niu J, Winkelmayer W, Nair A, Fedson S, Deswal A, Navaneethan S, et al
J Am Heart Assoc. 2018 Jul 6;7(14)

Trends in left ventricular assist device implantation and associated mortality among patients with and without ESRD
Walther C, Winkelmayer W, Deswal A, Niu J, Navaneethan S
Am J Kidney Dis. 2018 Oct;72(4):620-2

Discovery, fine-mapping, and conditional analyses of genetic variants associated with C-reactive protein in multiethnic populations using the Metabochip in the Population Architecture using Genomics and Epidemiology (PAGE) Study
Kocarnik J, Richard M, Ballantyne C, et al.
Hum Mol Genet. 2018 Aug 15;27(16):2940-53

A program to treat hepatitis B in North Korea: a model of antiviral therapy in a resource-poor setting
Lee A, Linton H, Kilsby M, Hilmers D
Gut Liver. 2018 Aug 30. Epub ahead of print

Effect of infusion of high-density lipoprotein mimetic containing recombinant apolipoprotein A-I Milano on coronary disease in patients with an acute coronary syndrome in the MILANO-PILOT trial: a randomized clinical trial
Nicholls S, Puri R, Ballantyne C, et al.
JAMA Cardiol. 2018 Sep 1;3(9):806-14

Epidemiology and antimicrobial resistance of invasive non-typhoidal salmonellosis in rural Thailand from 2006-2014
Whistler T, Sapchookul P, McCormick D, et al.
PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2018 Aug 6;12(8):e0006718

Lipid effects of icosapent ethyl in women with diabetes mellitus and persistent high triglycerides on statin treatment: ANCHOR trial subanalysis
Brinton E, Ballantyne C, et al.
J Womens Health (Larchmt). 2018 Sep;27(9):1170-6

Prior diagnosis of Barrett’s esophagus is infrequent, but associated with improved esophageal adenocarcinoma survival
Wenker T, Tan M, Liu Y, El-Serag H, Thrift A
Dig Dis Sci. 2018 Nov;63(11):3112-9.

Diagnostic performance of 1,5-anhydroglucitol compared to 2-H glucose in the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities Study
Ballantyne C, Hoogeveen R, et al.
Clin Chem. 2018 Oct;64(10):1536-7

Acid suppression medications reduce risk of oesophageal adenocarcinoma in Barrett's oesophagus: a nested case-control study in US male veterans
Tan M, El-Serag H, Yu X, Thrift A
Aliment Pharmacol Ther. 2018 Jun 29. Epub ahead of print

Efficacy and safety of bempedoic acid added to ezetimibe in statin-intolerant patients with hypercholesterolemia: a randomized, placebo-controlled study
Ballantyne C, Banach M, et al.
Atherosclerosis. 2018 Oct;277:195-203

Factors associated with recurrence of Barrett’s esophagus after radiofrequency ablation
Tan M, Kanthasamy K, Yah A, Kil D, El-Serag H, Thrift A, et al.
Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2018 Jun q11. Epub ahead of print

Longitudinal increases in blood biomarkers of inflammation or cardiovascular disease and the incidence of venous thromboembolism
Hoogeveen R, Ballantyne C, et al.
J Thromb Haemost. 2018 Oct;16(10):1964-72

Chemoprevention of Barrett’s oesophagus: a step closer with PPIs and aspirin
Husain N, El-Serag H
Nat Rev Clin Oncol. 2018 Sep 20. Epub ahead of print

Predictors of response to terlipressin in hepatorenal syndrome
Mindikoglu A, Pappas S
Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2018 Jul;16(7):1174

Assessment of omega-3 carboxylic acids in statin-treated patients with high levels of triglycerides and low levels of high-density lipoprotein cholesterol: rationale and design of the STRENGTH trial
Nicholls S, Ballantyne C, et al.
Clin Cardiol. 2018 Sep 28. Epub ahead of print

Editorial: less acid, less cancer? Is this the question? Authors’ reply
Tan M, Thrift A
Aliment Pharmacol Ther. 2018 Oct;48(8):878-9

Feasibility of implementing patient priorities care for older adults with multiple chronic conditions
Naik A, Dindo L, et al.
J Am Geriatr Soc. 2018 Oct;66(10):2009-16

Viral gastroenteritis
Banyal K, Estes M, Martella V, Parashar U
Lancet. 2018 Jul 14;392(10142):175-86

Glycan recognition in globally dominant human rotaviruses
Hu L, Sankaran B, Atmar R, Estes M, et al.
Nat Commun. 2018 July 6;9(1):2631

Sources of clinical information used in HIV care and treatment: Are providers’ choices related to their demographic and practice characteristics?
Hernaez R, Kanwal, F, El-Serag H
Hepatology. 2018 July;68(1):7-9

Sources of clinical information used in HIV care and treatment: Are providers’ choices related to their demographic and practice characteristics?
Mgbere O, Patel S, et al.
Health Informatics J. 2018 Aug 7. Epub ahead of print

Project ECHO: The specialist will see you now.
Khaderi S, Sussman N, Kanwal F
Hepatology. 2018 July 23. Epub ahead of print

Underuse of surgery accounts for racial disparities in esophageal cancer survival times: a matched cohort study
Dong J, Gu X, El-Serag H, Thrift A
Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2018 Jul 20. Epub ahead of print

SOX4 promotes ATOH-1-independent intestinal secretory differentiation toward Tuft and enteroendocrine fates
Gracz A, Samsa L, Lo Y, Shroyer N, et al.
Gastroenterology. 2018 Nov;155(5):1508-23

Effects of Helicobacter pylori treatment on incidence of gastric cancer in older individuals
Leung WK, Wong IOL, Cheung KS, Yeung KF, Chan EW, Wong AYS, Chen L, Wong ICK, Graham DY
Gastroenterology. 2018 Jul;155(1):67-75.

Autoimmune and allergic disorders are more common in people with celiac disease or on a gluten-free diet in the United States
Kim H, Unalp-Arida, Ruhl C, et al.
J Clin Gastroenterol. 2018 Jul. Epub ahead of print

Long-term follow up of patients with obscure gastrointestinal bleeding examined with video capsule endoscopy
Sealock R, Thrift A, El-Serag H, Sellin J
Medicine (Baltimore). 2018 Jul;97(29):e11429

Houston Consensus Conference on testing for Helicobacter pylori infection in the United States
El-Serag H, Kanwal F, Graham D, et al.
Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2018 Jul;16(7):992-1002

Prevalence of antibiotic resistance in Helicobacter pylori: a systematic review and meta-analysis in World Health Organization regions
Savoldi A, Carrara E, Graham D, et al.
Gastroenterology. 2018 Nov;155(5):1372-82.e17

Community-based outreach and treatment for underserved older adults with clinically significant worry: a randomized controlled trial
Stanley M, Wilson N, Amspoker A, et al.
Am J Geriatr Psychiatry. 2018 Aug 7. Epub ahead of print

Use of augmented reality and virtual reality technologies in endoscopic training
Bhushan S, Anandasabapathy S, Shukla R
Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2018 Nov;16(11):1688-91

Development of a clinically-feasible process for identifying patient health priorities
Naik A, Dindo L, et al.
J Am Geriatr Soc. 2018 Oct;66(10):1872-9

Bile acids target proteolipid nano-assemblies of EGFR and phosphatidic acid in the plasma membrane for stimulation of MAPK signaling
Liang J, Estes M, Zhang H, et al.
PLoS One. 2018 Aug 31;13(8):30198983

Inter-rater agreement for the diagnosis of stroke versus stroke mimic
Liberman A, Rostanski S, Meyer A, et al.
Neurologist. 2018 Jul;23(4)118-21

Human monoclonal antibodies that neutralize pandemic GII.4 noroviruses
Alvarado G, Ettayebi K, Estes M, et al.
Gastroenterology. 2018 Aug 28. Epub ahead of print

Application of electronic trigger tools to identify targets for improving diagnostic safety
Murphy D, Meyer A, Meeks D, Singh H, et al.
BMJ Qual Saf. 2018 Oct 5. Epub ahead of print

Human norovirus replication in human intestinal enteroids as model to evaluate virus inactivation
Constantini V, Morantz E, Estes M, Atmar R, et al.
Emerg Infect Dis. 2018 Aug;24(8):1453-64

Predictors of response to brief CBT in patients with cardiopulmonary conditions
Sansgiry S, Petersen N, Naik A, Cully J et al.
Health Psychol. 2018 Sep;37(9):866-73

Helicobacter pylori infection is associated with reduced risk of Barrett's esophagus: an analysis of the Barrett's and Esophageal Adenocarcinoma Consortium
Wang Z, El-Serag H, Thrift A, et al.
Am J Gastroenterol. 2018 Aug;113(8):1148-55

Variation in post-acute care utilization after complex surgery
Richardson P, Naik A, et al.
J Surg Res. 2018 Oct;230-61-70

Feasibility of implementing patient priorities care for patients with multiple chronic conditions
Blaum C, Rosen J, Naik A, et al.
J Am Geriatr Soc. 2018 Oct. 66(10):2009-16

Common gastrostomy feeding tube complications and troubleshooting
Sealock R, Munot K
Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2018 Aug 1. Epub ahead of print

Cholangioscopy is safe and feasible in elderly patients
Sealock R, Patel K, Othman O, et al.
Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2018 Aug;16(8):1293-9

Nivolumab treatment for cancers in the HIV-infected population
Chang E, Sabichi A, Kramer J, Hartman C, Royse K, White D, Richardson P, Yellapragada S, Chiao E, et al.
J Immunother. 2018 Oct;41(8):378-383

Risk of bias analysis of systematic reviews of probiotics for treatment of irritable bowel syndrome
Shapiro J, Bernica J, Hernaez R
Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2018 Aug 7. Epub ahead of print

Association between intensity of statin therapy and mortality in persons with chronic kidney disease
Walther C, Richardson P, Virani S, Winkelmayer W, Navaneethan S
Nephrol Dial Transplant. 2018 July 20. Epub ahead of print

Anti-hypertensive medication use, soluble receptor for glycation end products and risk of pancreatic cancer in the Women’s Health Initiative Study
Wang Z, White D, Hoogeveen R, Chen L, Richardson P, Virani S, El-Serag H, Jiao L, et al.
J Clin Med. 2018 Aug 2;7(8)

Guilt by association: intestinal metaplasia does not progress to gastric cancer
Graham D, Zou W
Curr Opin Gastroenterol. 2018 Nov;34(6):458-64.

Treatment patterns in veterans with laryngeal and oropharyngeal cancer and impact on survival
Richardson P, Sabichi A, Chiao E, et al.
Laryngoscope Investig Otolaryngol. 2018 Aug 9;3(4):275-82

Enzyme therapy for functional bowel disease-like post-prandial distress
Graham D, Ketwaroo G, Money M, Opekun A
J Dig Dis. 2018 Aug 13. Epub ahead of print

Mind the overlap: how system problems contribute to cognitive failure and diagnostic errors
Gupta A, Harrod M, Singh H, et al.
Diagnosis (Berl). 2018 Sep 25;5(3):151-6

Elimination of age-associated hepatic steatosis and correction of aging phenotype by inhibition of cdk4-C/EBPα-p300 axis
Nguyen P, Valanejad L, El-Serag H, et al.
Cell Rep. 2018 Aug 7;24(6):1597-1609

Beyond Dr. Google: the evidence on consumer-facing digital tools for diagnosis
Millenson M, Baldwin J, Zipperer L, Singh H
Diagnosis. 2018 Sep 25;5(3):95-105

Risk of hepatocellular cancer in patients with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease
Kanwal F, Kramer J, Mapakshi S, Natarajan Y, Richardson P, Desiderio R, Thrift A, El-Serag H, et al.
Gastroenterology. 2018 Aug 23. Epub ahead of print

Identifying potential long-stay residents in veterans health administration nursing homes
Mills W, Ying J, Kunik M
Geriatr Nurs. 2018 July 24. Epub ahead of print

Implementation of a population-based cirrhosis identification and management system
Kanwal F, Mapaskhi S, Smith D, Hussain K, Madu S, Duong N, White D, Cao Y, Mehta R, El-Serag H, et al.
Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2018 Aug;16(8):1182-6

A qualitative study of veterans' mixed emotional reactions to receiving a PTSD diagnosis
Hundt N, Smith T, Fortney J, Cully J, Stanley M
Psychol Serv. 2018 July 30. Epub ahead of print

Cost-effectiveness of transplanting HCV-infected livers into uninfected recipients with preemptive antiviral therapy
Bethea E, Samur S, Kanwal F, et al.
Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2018 Aug 20. Epub ahead of print

Acute pancreatitis with long-term celecoxib vs. ibuprofen or naproxen: data from the PRECISION trial
Yeomans N, Graham D, et al.
Am J Gastroenterol. 2018 Jul;113(7):1053-4

American Gastroenterological Association Institute clinical practice update: endoscopic submucosal dissection in the United States
Draganov P, Wang A, Othman M, Fukami N
Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2018 Aug 2. Epub ahead of print

Understanding treatment guidelines with bismuth and non-bismuth quadruple Helicobacter pylori eradication therapies
Graham D, Dore M, Lu H
Expert Rev Anti Infect Ther. 2018 Sep;16(9):679-87

Diagnostic performance of measurement of fecal elastase-1 in detection of exocrine pancreatic insufficiency: systematic review and meta-analysis
Vanga R, Tansel A, El-Serag H, Othman O, et al.
Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2018 Aug;16(8):1220-8

Treatment of dyslipidemia in common liver diseases
Speliotes E, Balakrishnan M, et al.
Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2018 Aug;16(8):1189-96

New developments in optimizing bronchodilator treatment of COPD: a focus on glycopyrrolate/formoterol combination formulated by co-suspension delivery technology
D'Urzo A, Cazzola M, Hanania N, et al.
Int J Chron Obstruct Pulmon Dis. 2018 Sep 7;13:2805-19

Model for identifying individuals at risk for esophageal adenocarcinoma
Kunzmann A, Thrift A, et al.
Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2018 Aug;16(8):1229-36

Clinical approach to the therapy of asthma-COPD overlap
Maselli D, Hardin M, Hanania N, et al.
Chest. 2018 Aug 2. Epub ahead of print

Barrett's esophagus and esophageal adenocarcinoma: How common are they really?
Thrift A
Dig Dis Sci. 2018 Aug;3(8):1988-96

Test performance characteristics of the AIR, GAD-7 and HADS-Anxiety screening questionnaires for anxiety in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
Baker A, Holbrook J, Hanania N, et al.
Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2018 July 9. Epub ahead of print

Development of Evidence-Based Surveillance Intervals After Radiofrequency Ablation of Barrett's Esophagus
Cotton C, Haidry R, Thrift A, et al.
Gastroenterology. 2018 Aug;155(2):316-26

Asthma COPD overlap: impact of associated comorbidities
Maselli D, Hanania N
Pulm Pharmacol Ther. 2018 Oct;52:27-31

Abnormal gastrointestinal imaging in a patient with dyspepsia
Shin C, Suarez M, Tan M
Gastroenterology. 2018 Aug;15(2):e13-4

Are teaching hospitals treated fairly in the hospital-acquired condition reduction program?
Al Mohajer M, Joiner K, Nix D
Acad Med. 2018 Aug 7. Epub ahead of print

The association of leptin with severity of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease: a population-based study
Rotundo L, Kim H, et al.
Clin Molec Hepatol. 2018 Aug. Epub ahead of print

Knowledge, attitude, and practices associated with the diagnosis and management of skin and soft-tissue infections among medical students, residents, and attending physicians
Beatty N, August J, Al Mohajer M, et al.
Avicenna J Med. 2018 Jul-Sep;8(3):104-6

Understanding treatment guidelines with bismuth and non-bismuth quadruple Helicobacter pylori eradication therapies
Graham D, Dore M, Lu H
Expert Rev Anti Infect Ther. 2018 Sep;16(9):679-87

Results of a pulmonologist survey regarding knowledge and practices with inhalation devices for COPD
Braman S, Carlin B, Hanania N, et al.
Respir Care. 2018 Jul;63(7):840-8

Optimal PPI dosing for improving GERD symptoms: Is timing everything?
Graham D
Dig Dis Sci. 2018 Sep 20. Epub ahead of print

Results of a patient survey regarding COPD knowledge, treatment experiences, and practices with inhalation devices
Dhand R, Mahler D, Hanania N, et al.
Respir Care. 2018 Jul;63(7):833-9

Altered expression of autophagy-related genes in human colon cancer
Gurwara S, Kourkoumpetis T, Chen L, Chen F, Graham D, Eissa N, El-Serag H, Jiao L, et al.
Explor Res Hypoth Med. 2018 Sep 19;3(3):47-53

Best practices for physician-scientist training programs: recommendations from the Alliance for Academic Internal Medicine
Blanchard M, Burton M, Todd R, et al.
Am J Med. 2018 May;131(5):578-84

Equivalent efficacies of reverse hybrid and bismuth quadruple therapies in eradication of Helicobacter pylori infection in a randomized controlled trial
Hsu P, Tsay F, Graham D, et al.
Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2018 Sep;16(9):1427-33

Sleep-disordered breathing in pregnancy
Ayyar L, Shaib F, Guntupalli K
Sleep Med Clin. 2018 Sep;13(3):349-57

Lessons from using culture-guided treatment after referral for multiple treatment failures for Helicobacter pylori infection
Bhakta D, Graham D, Chan J, El-Serag H
Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2018 Sep;16(9):1531-2

U.S. physician-scientist workforce in the 21st century: recommendations to attract and sustain the pipeline
Salata R, Garaci M, Todd R, et al.
Acad Med. 2018 Apr;93(4):565-73

The association between statin use after diagnosis and mortality risk in patients with esophageal cancer: a retrospective cohort study of United States veterans
Nguyen T, Khan A, Liu Y, El-Serag H, Thrift A
Am J Gastroenterol. 2018 Sep;113(9):1310-1318

A multisite randomized controlled trial of a patient-centered ventricular assist device decision aid (VADDA trial)
Kostick K, Bruce, C, Civitello A, et al.
J Card Fail. 2018 Sep 7. Epub ahead of print

Hospitalizations for chronic liver disease: time to intervene at multiple levels
El-Serag H 
Gastroenterology. 2018 Sep;155(3):607-9

Left ventricular recovery with explantation of continuous-flow left ventricular assist device after 5 years of support
Critsinelis A, Kurihara C, Civitello A, et al.
Ann Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Aug 28. Epub ahead of print

Chemoprevention of Barrett's oesophagus: a step closer with PPIs and aspirin
Hussain N, El-Serag H
Nat Rev Clin Oncol. 2018 Sep 20. Epub ahead of print

Continuous-flow left ventricular assist device therapy in adults with transposition of the great vessels
Sugiura T, Kurihara C, Civitello A, et al.
Ann Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Aug 10. Epub ahead of print

Hepatology in a changing health care landscape: a call for health services research
VanWagner L, Kanwal F
Hepatology. 2018 Sep;68(3):1154-62

Predictive value of preoperative serum albumin levels on outcomes in patients undergoing LVAD implantation
Critsinelis A, Kurihara C, Civitello A, et al.
J Card Surg. 2018 Aug;33(8):469-78

A roadmap for value-based payment models among patients with cirrhosis
Volk M, Mellinger J, Kanwal F, et al.
Hepatology. 2018 Sep 18. Epub ahead of print

Long-term continuous-flow left ventricular assist device support after left ventricular outflow tract closure
Kurihara C, Cohn W, Civitello A, et al.
ASAIO J. 2018 Aug 2. Epub ahead of print

Lifestyle factors in late adolescence associate with later development of diverticular disease requiring hospitalization
Järbrink-Sehgal M, Schmidt P, Sköldberg F, et al.
Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2018 Sep;16(9):1474-80

Genetic and functional analysis of SHROOM1-4 in a Chinese neural tube defect cohort
Chen Z, Kuang L, Finnell R, Wang H
Hum Genet. 2018 Mar;137(3):195-202

Time to tailor surveillance intervals of non-dysplastic Barrett's esophagus according to segment length and persistence over multiple endoscopies
Thrift A, Kunzmann A
Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2018 Sep 26. Epub ahead of print

Effect of obesity on outcomes in patients who undergo implantation of a continuous-flow left ventricular assist device
Volkovicher N, Kurihara C, Civitello A, et al.
J Artif Organs. 2018 Sep;21(3):397

Information on genetic variants does not increase identification of individuals at risk of esophageal adenocarcinoma compared to clinical risk factors
Kunzmann A, Canadas Garre M, Thrift A, et al.
Gastroenterology. 2018 Sep 19. Epub ahead of print

If you build it, will they come? A quasi-experiment of sidewalk improvements and physical activity
Knell G, Olyuomi A, et al.
Transl J Am Coll Sports Med. 2018 May;3(9):66-71

Diagnostics of pleiotropy in Mendelian randomization studies: global and individual tests for direct effects
Dai J, Peters U, Thrift A, et al.
Am J Epidemiol. 2018 Sep 5. Epub ahead of print

Predicting liver allograft discard: the discard risk index
Rana A, Vierling J, Sussman N, Mindikoglu A, et al.
Transplantation. 2018 Sep;102(9):1520-9

Increasing health care burden of chronic liver disease compared with other chronic diseases, 2004-2013
Asrani S, Kanwal F, et al.
Gastroenterology. 2018 Sep;155(3):719-29.e4

Impact of doxofylline compared to theophylline in asthma: a pooled analysis of functional and clinical outcomes from two multicentre, double-blind, randomised studies (DOROTHEO 1 and DOROTHEO 2)
Calzetta L, Hanania N, et al.
Pulm Pharmacol Ther. 2018 Sep 13. Epub ahead of print

"Sorting" SERCA2a: a novel therapeutic strategy in heart failure
Li N et al
Int J Cardiol. 2018 Dec 1;272:306-7

Glycan recognition in globally dominant human rotaviruses
Atmar R, Estes M, et al.
Nat Commun. 2018 Jul 6;9(1):2631

In vivo Ryr2 editing corrects catecholaminergic polymorphic ventricular tachycardia
Li N, Wehrens X, et al.
Circ Res. 2018 Sep 28;123(8):953-63

Evaluation of a computer-based and counseling support intervention to improve HIV patients' viral loads
Giordano TP, Marks G, O'Daniels C, Grossman C, et al
AIDS Care. 2018 Dec;30(12):1605-13

Hepatocellular carcinoma screening is associated with survival benefit in silico but needs confirmation in an in vivo analysis
Hernaez R, Kanwal F, El-Serag H
Hepatology. 2018 Jul;68(1):7-9

Single tablet HIV regimens facilitate virologic suppression and retention in care among treatment naïve patients
Hemmige V, Flash CA, Carter J, Giordano TP, Zerai T.
AIDS Care. 2018 Aug;30(8):1017-24

Acute HIV discovered during routine HIV screening with HIV antigen-antibody combination tests in 9 US emergency departments
White DAE, Giordano TP, Pasalar S, et al
Ann Emerg Med. 2018 Jul;72(1):29-40.e2

Development of a clinically feasible process for identifying individual health priorities
Naik A, Dindo L, Hundt N, et al.
J Am Geriatr Soc. 2018 Oct;66(10):1872-9

April - June 2018

Long-term health-related quality-of-life and symptom response profiles with arformoterol in COPD
Donohue J, Bollu V, Stull D, Hanania N, et al.
Int J Chron Obstruct Pulm Dis. 2018 Feb 5;13:499-508

Lung cancer and steroid hormones: An evolving paradigm
Shaib F, Jiwani
ACHEST Phys. 2018 Mar 15 [Online]

Influenza vaccine availability at urgent care centers in the state of Arizona
Beatty N, Hager M, McKeown K, Al Mohajer M, et al.
Am J Inf Contr. 2018 March 30 [Online]

ACP Diabetes Guidelines Turn Back the Clock, Conflating Good HbA1c with Hypoglycemia
Bloomgarden Z, Einhorn D, Handelsman Y, Misra A, Zonszein J, Grunberger G, Garber A
J Diabetes. 2018 Apr 14. Epub ahead of print

How we approach it: treatment options for hepatocellular carcinoma
Hernaez R, El-Serag H
Am J Gastroenterol. 2018 Jun;113(6):791-4

Impact of Patient-Centered Medical Home Implementation on Diabetes Control in the Veterans Health Administration
Woodard L, Adepoju O, Amspoker A, Virani S, Ramsey D, Petersen L, Jones L, Kiefer L, Naik A, et al.
J Gen Intern Med. 2018 Apr 2. Epub head of print.

Statin prescription rates and their facility-level variation in patients with peripheral artery disease and ischemic cerebrovascular disease: Insights from the Department of Veterans Affairs
McBride CL, Nambi V, Bush RL, Jneid H, Ballantyne CM, Petersen LA, Virani SS, et al.
Vasc Med. 2018 Jun:23(3):232-40.

A prospective study of soluble receptor for advanced glycation end products and adipokines in association with pancreatic cancer in postmenopausal women
White D, Hoogeveen R, Richardson P, Ravishankar M, Shah P, El-Serag H, Jiao L, et al.
Cancer Med. 2018 May;7(5):2180-91

Enhanced cardiomyocyte NLRP3 inflammasome signaling promotes atrial fibrillation
Yao C, Scott L, Cao S, Li L, Chen G, Jeyabal P, Pan X, Shen Y, LeMaire S, Eissa N, Wehrens X, Li N, et al.
Circulation. 2018 May 25. Epub ahead of print

Prevalence and Management of Symptoms Associated With Statin Therapy in Community Practice: Insights From the PALM (Patient and Provider Assessment of Lipid Management) Registry
Navar AM, Peterson ED, Li S, Robinson JG, Virani S, et al.
Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes. 2018 Mar;11(3)

Short-term global cardiovascular disease risk prediction in older adults
Saeed A, Nambi V, Sun W, Virani S, Taffet G, Deswal A, Hoogeveen R, Ballantyne C, et al.
J Am Coll Cardiol. 2018 Jun 5;71(22):2527-36

Combined SGLT2 and DPP4 inhibition reduces the activation of the Nlrp3/ASC inflammasome and attenuates the development of diabetic nephropathy in mice with Type 2 diabetes.
Birnbaum Y, Bajaj M, Yang H, Ye Y
Cardiovasc Drugs Ther. 2018 Apr;32(2):135-45

The CHA2DS2-VASc score: Not as simple as it seems
Jia X, Levine G, Birnbaum Y
Int J Cardiol. 2018 Apr 15;257:92-6

Endoscopic versus percutaneous management for symptomatic pancreatic fluid collections: A systematic review and meta-analysis
Khan M, Hammad T, Khan Z, et al.
Endosc Int Open. 2018 Apr;6(4):E474-83

Hepatology in a changing health care landscape: A call for health services research
Van Wagner L, Kanwal F
Hepatology. 2018 Mar 14. Epub ahead of print

Houston Consensus Conference on Testing for Helicobacter pylori Infection in the United States
El-Serag H, Kao J, Kanwal F, Graham D, et al.
Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2018 Mar 17. Epub ahead of print

Determinants and outcomes of hospice utilization among patients with advance-staged hepatocellular carcinoma in a Veterans Affairs population
Zou W, El-Serag H, Sada Y, Temple S, Sansgiry S, Kanwal F, Davila J
Dig Dis Sci. 2018 May;63(5):1173-81

Fluoroquinolones for urinary tract infection and within-household spread of resistant Enterobacteriaceae: the smoking gun
Trautner B
Clin Microbiol Infect. 2018 April 9. Epub ahead of print

Hepatitis B virus screening and reactivation in a national VA cohort of patients with inflammatory bowel disease treated with tumor necrosis factor antagonists
Shah R, Kramer J, Richardson P, Sansgiry S, El-Serag H, Hou J, et al.
Dig Dis Sci. 2018 Jun;63(6):1551-7

Expression profiling of circular RNAs and microRNAs in heart tissue of mice with alcoholic cardiomyopathy
Yang Y, Chen H, Ding N, Wang S, Duan Z, Birnbaum Y, et al.
Cell Physiol Biochem. 2018 May 3;46(6):2284-96

Investigations into the recent increase in gastric cancer in the United States
Balakrishnan M, Sharma A, Graham D, Malaty H, el al.
Dig Dis Sci. 2018 June;63(6):1613-9

Proton pump inhibitor therapy after Heliobacter pylori eradication may increase the risk of gastric cancer
Tan M, Graham D
BMJ Evid Based Med. 2018 Mar 29. Epub ahead of print

Randomised clinical trial: Gastrointestinal events in arthritis patients treated with Celecoxib, ibuprofen or Naproxen in the PRECISION trial
Yeomans N, Graham D, Husni M, Solomon D, et al.
Aliment Pharmacol & Ther. 2018 Jun;47(11):1453-63

A prospective  study of soluble receptor for advanced glycation end products and adipokines in association with pancreatic cancer in postmenopausal women
White D, Hoogeveen R, Chen L, Richardson P, Ravishankar M, Shah P, El-Serag H, Jiao L, et al.
Cancer Med. 2018 May;7(5):2180-91

Letter to the Editor regarding “HIV Testing at Visits to Physicians’ Office in the U.S., 2009-2012”
Phillips A, Patel S, Kumar D, Arya M
Am J Prev Med. 2018 May;54(5):724-5

Improved cardiovascular function in old mice after N-Acetyl cysteine and glycine supplemented diet: Inflammation and mitochondrial factors
Cieslik K, Sekhar R, Granillo A, Reddy A, Medrano G, Pena Heredia C, Entman M, Taffet G, et al.
J Gerentol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2018 Mar 10. Epub ahead of print

Evolution of Echocardiographic Measures of Cardiac Disease From CKD to ESRD and Risk of All-Cause Mortality: Findings From the CRIC Study
Bansal N, Roy J, Chen H, Navaneethan S, et al.
Am J Kidney Dis. 2018 May 18. Epub ahead of print

Trends in Left Ventricular Assist Device Implantation and Associated Mortality Among Patients With and Without ESRD
Walther C, Winkelmayer W, Deswal A, Niu J, Navaneethan S
Am J Kidney Dis. 2018 May 18. Epub ahead of print

Emphysematous gastritis in a patient with abdominal pain after dialysis
Qureshi T, Sparkman J, Husian N
Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2018 May 29. Epub ahead of print

Impact of patient-centered medical home implementation on diabetes control in the Veterans Health Administration
Woodard L, Adepoju O, Amspoker A, Virani S, Ramsey D, Petersen L, Jones L, Kiefer L, Naik A, et al.
J Gen Intern Med. 2018 Apr 2. Epub ahead of print

Correlation of ST changes in lead V4-V6 to area of ischemia by CMR in inferior STEMI
Jia X, Heiberg E, Ripa M, Birnbaum Y, et al.
Scand Cardiovasc J. 2018 Mar 29:1-7. Epub ahead of print

Lugol’s chromoendoscopy in the screening of esophageal squamous cell carcinoma: Time to take a closer look?
Mansour N, Anandasabapathy S
Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2018 May 30. Epub ahead of print

Caring for Undocumented Immigrants with Kidney Disease
Raghavan R
Am J Kidney Dis. 2018 Apr;71(4):488-94

Uremia: A historical reappraisal of what happened
Raghavan R, Eknoyan G
Clin Nephrol. 2018 May;89(5):305-13

Survey of kidney biopsy clinical practice and training in the United States
Yuan C, Nee R, Little D, Naravan R, Raghavan R, et al.
Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2018 May 7;13(5):718-25

Clinicians’ perspectives on providing emergency-only hemodialysis to undocumented immigrants: A qualitative study
Cervantes L, Richardson S, Raghavan R, et al.
Ann Intern Med. 2018 May 22. Epub ahead of print

Non-24-hour sleep-wake circadian rhythm disorder in a sighted male with normal functioning
Solaiman S, Agrawal R
J Clin Sleep Med. 2018 Mar 15;14(3):483-4

Ticagrelor use in acute myocardial infarction: Insights from the National Cardiovascular Data Registry
Virani S, Alam M, Nambi V, Denktas A, Deswal A, Bozkurt B, Ballantyne C, Jneid H, et al.
J Am Heart Assoc. 2018 Jun 9;7(12)

Myocardial remodeling and susceptibility to ventricular tachycardia in a model of chronic epilepsy
Lai Y, Li N, Lawrence W, Wang S, et al.
Epilepsia Open. 2018 Mar 23;3(2)-213-23

Oxidized CaMKII (Ca2+/Calmodulin-Dependent protein kinase II) is essential for ventricular arrhythmia in a mouse model of Duchenne muscular dystrophy
Wang Q, Quick A, Li N, Wehrens X, et al.
Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol. 2018 Apr;11(4)

Targeting atrial fibrillation promoting atrial structural remodeling: Is this a viable strategy in patients with heart failure?
Li N, Dobrev D.
Naunyn-Schmiedeberg Arch Pharmacol. 2018 Mar;391(3):231-3

EL20, a potent antiarrhythmic compound, selectively inhibits calmodulin-deficient Ryanodine receptor type 2
Klipp R, Li N, Wang Q, Word T, Wehrens X, et al.
Heart Rhythm. 2018 Apr;15(4):578-86

Prehospital fibrinolysis followed by urgent percutaneous coronary intervention after ST-elevation myocardial infarction
Khalid U, Jneid H, Denktas A
Future Cardiol. 2018 May 1;14(3):193-5

Drug-eluting stents versus bare-metal stents in saphenous vein grafts: a double-blind, randomized trial
Brilakis E, Edson R, Bhatt D, Jneid H, et al.
Lancet. 2018 May 19;391(10134):1997-2007

Microvascular obstruction in ST elevation  myocardial infraction patients undergoing primary percutaneous coronary intervention: another frontier to conquer?
Elgendy I, Jneid H
J Thorac Dis. 2018 Mar;10(3):1343-6

Pulmonary embolism following incomplete surgical resection of a right ventricular myxoma: A case report and review of the literature
Assaf Y, Nasser M, Jneid H, Ott D
Cardiol Ther. 2018 Jun;7(1):107-17

Brief report: Lactobacillus bulgaricus GLB44 (Proviotic) plus esomeprazole for Helicobacter pylori eradication: A pilot study
Opekun A, Gonzales S, Al-Saadi M, Graham D
Helicobacter. 2018 Apr;23(2):e12476

Transcatheter or surgical aortic valve replacement in patients with chronic lung disease? The answer, my friend, is blowin’ in the wind
Kumbhani D, Kapadia S, Jneid H
J Am Heart Assoc. 2018 Apr 1;7(7)

Differences in safety of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs in patients with osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis: A randomized clinical trial
Solomon D, Husni M, Wolski K, Graham D, et al.
Arthritis Rheumatol. 2018 Apr;70(4):537-46

Statin prescription rates and their facility-level variation in patients with peripheral artery disease and ischemic cerebrovascular disease: Insights from the Department of Veterans Affairs
McBride C, Akeroyd J, Ramsey D, Nambi V, Jneid H, et al.
Vasc Med. 22018 Jun;23(3):232-240

Effect of Aspirin coadministration on the safety of celecoxib, naproxen, or ibuprofen
Reed G, Abdallah M, Shao M, Graham D, et al.
J Am Coll Cardiol. 2018 Apr 24;71(16):1741-51

The 2017 AHA/ACC Performance and Quality Measures for Patients With Acute Myocardial Infarction
Jneid H, Bozkurt B, Fonarow C
JAMA Cardio.. 2018 Mar 28. Epub ahead of print

An Investigation into the recent increase in gastric cancer in the USA
Balakrishnan M, George R, Sharma A, Graham D, Malaty H
Dig Dis Sci. 2018 June;63(6):1613-9

Prevalence, Causes, and Predictors of 30-Day Readmissions Following Hospitalization With Acute Myocardial Infarction Complicated By Cardiogenic Shock: Findings From the 2013-2014 National Readmissions Database
Mahmoud A, Elgendy I,Jneid H, et al.
J Am Heart Assoc. 2018 Mar 23;7(6)

Helicobacter pylori and gastric cancer in Alaskan Natives: Time to stop studying H. pylori and to eradicate it
Lee Y, Asaka M, Graham D
Heliobacter. 2018 Jun;23(3):e12478

Understanding patient preference for physician attire: a cross-sectional observational study of 10 academic medical centres in the USA
Petrilli C, Saint S, Jennings J, Caruso A, et al.
BMJ Open. 2018 May 29;8(5):e021239

Randomised clinical trial: gastrointestinal events in arthritis patients treated with celecoxib, ibuprofen or naproxen in the PRECISION trial
Yeomans N, Graham D, Husni M, et al.
Aliment Pharmacol Ther. 2018 Jun;14(11):1453-63

Results of a Pulmonologist Survey Regarding Knowledge and Practices With Inhalation Devices for COPD
Braman S, Carlin B, Hanania N, et al.
Respir Care. 2018 May 1. Epub ahead of print

Editorial: gastrointestinal safety of COX-2 selective and nonselective NSAIDs-the impact of the PRECISION trial. Authors' reply Yeomans N, Graham D
Aliment Pharmacol Ther. 2018 Jun;47(11):1546-7

Results of a Patient Survey Regarding COPD Knowledge, Treatment Experiences, and Practices With Inhalation Devices
Dhand R, Mahler D, Carlin B, Hanania N, et al.
Respir Care. 2018 Mar 20. Epub ahead of print

How does race/ethnicity influence pharmacological response to asthma therapies?
Cazzola M, Calzetta L, Matera M, Hanania N, Rogliani P
Expert Opin Drug Metab Toxicol. 2018 Apr;14(4):435-46

Trends in Left Ventricular Assist Device Implantation and Associated Mortality Among Patients With and Without ESRD
Walther C, Winkelmayer W, Deswal A, Niu J, Navaneethan S
Am J Kidney Dis. 2018 May 18. Epub ahead of print

Potential Risks  Related to Modulating Interleukin-13 and Interleukin-4 Signalling: A Systematic Review
Braddock M, Hanania N, Sharafkhaneh A, et al.
Drug Saf. 2018 May;41(5):489-509

Evaluating a mobile application for improving clinical laboratory test ordering and diagnosis
Meyer A, Khanna A, Desai S, Kusnoor A, Singh H, et al.
J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2018 Apr 20. Epub ahead of print

Measurement of fractional exhaled nitric oxide in real-world clinical practice alters asthma treatment decisions
Hanania N, Massanari M, Jain N
Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2018 Apr;120(4):414-8

An evaluation of the PTT Advisor Mobile Application for Improving Clinical Laboratory Test Ordering and Diagnosis
Transl J Am Coll Sports Med. 2018 May 1;3(9):66-71

The role of inhalation delivery devices in COPD: Perspectives of patients and health care providers
Hanania N, Braman S, Adams S, et al.
Chronic Obstr Pulm Dis. 2018;5(2):111-23

Geographic Disparities In Access To Care For Adult Congenital Heart Disease Patients In The United States
Salciccioli K, Ermis P, Oluyomi A, Lopez K
J Am Coll Cardiol. 2018 Mar 10;71(11):A558

Brucellosis in adults and children: A 10-year case series at two large academic hospitals in Houston, Texas
Serpa J, Knights S, Farmakiotis D, Campbell J
South Med J. 2018 Jun;111(6):324-7

Glioma-related seizures in relation to histopathological subtypes: a report from the glioma international case-control study
Amirian E, Armstrong G, Zhou R, Jacobs D, Amos C, Bondy M, et al.
J Neurology. 2018 Apr 23;265(6):1432-42

A Double Whammy: Severe Aortic Stenosis and Cocaine Overwhelm the Mitral Valve
Maini R, Lim J, Liu J, Birnbaum I, Mirza F, Lakkis N, Hamzeh I
Methodist Debakey Cardiovasc J. 2018 Jan-Mar;14(1):63-5

A Phenome-Wide Association Study Uncovers a Role for Autoimmunity in the Development of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Ji X, Niu X, Quan J, Amos C, et al.
Am J Respir Cell Mol Biol. 2018 Jun;58(6):777-9

Munc13-4 regulates hemostasis, thrombosis and airway inflammation
Cardenas E, Breaux K, Da Q, Rumbaut R, et al.
Haematologica. 2018 Apr 19. Epub ahead of print

Genetic variants in RORA and DNMT1 associated with cutaneous melanoma survival
Li B, Wang Y, Xu Y, Amos C, et al.
Int J Cancer. 2018 Jun 1;142(11):2303-12

Fluorescent labeling of endogenous platelets for intravital microscopy: Effects on platelet function
Da Q, Derry P, Lam F, Rumbaut R
Microcirculation. 2018 Apr 27. Epub ahead of print

Sex-specific glioma genome-wide association study identifies new risk locus at 3p21.31 in females, and finds sex-differences in risk at 8q24.21
Ostrom Q, Armstrong G, Amos C, Bondy M, et al.
Sci Rep. 2018 May 9;8(1):7352

Bronchoscopic resection of a tracheobronchial leiomyoma in a pregnant patient
Guy D, Hotze T, Lazarus D, Bandi V, et al.
Int J Obstet Anesth. 2018 Apr 10. Epub ahead of print

Il17A regulates tumor latency and metastasis in lung adeno and squamous SQ.2b and AD.1 cancer
You R, Creighton C, Lazarus D, Lu W, Yuan X, Song L, Corry D, Kheradmand F, et al.
Cancer Immunol Res. 2018 Jun;6(6):645-57

Legislating Medicine: The Need for Evidence, Argument, and Alliance
Bruce C, Bibler T, Childress A, Fedson S
Crit Care Med. 2018 May;46(5):788-90

Legislating how critical care physicians discuss and implement do-not-resuscitate orders
Bruce C, Bibler T, Childress A, Fedson S
J Crit Care. 2018;44:459-61

Creating a national health policy and advocacy curriculum
Robinson C, Fisher M, Lane S, Candler S
SGIM Forum. 2018 June;41(6):1-2

Myocardial perfusion reserve and global longitudinal strain as potential markers of coronary allograft vasculopathy in late-stage orthotopic heart transplantation
Narang A, Blair J, Patel M, Fedson S, et al.
Int J Cardiovasc Imaging. 2018 May 4. Epub ahead of print

Applying a theory-driven framework to guide quality improvement efforts in nursing homes: The LOCK model
Mills W, Pimentel C, Palmer J, et al.
Gerontologist. 2018 May 8;58(3):598-605

Development of a scoring system to predict hepatocellular carcinoma in Asians on antivirals for chronic hepatitis B
Hsu Y, Yip T, Ho H, Wong V, El-Serag H, et al.
J Hepatol. 2018 Mar 16. Epub ahead of print

Association of subchondral bone texture on magnetic resonance imaging with radiographic knee osteoarthritis progression: data from the Osteoarthritis Initiative Bone Ancillary Study
MacKay J, Kapoor G,Lo G, et al.
Eur Radiol. 2018 May 2. Epub ahead of print

Running does not increase symptoms or structural progression in people with knee osteoarthritis: data from the Osteoarthritis Initiative
Lo G, Musa S, Driban J, Kriska A, et al.
Clin Rheumatol.2018 May 4. Epub ahead of print

A systematic literature review of instruments to measure coordination
Amspoker A, Modi V, Tran T, Naik A, Woodard L, Hysong S, et al.
J Healthc Manag. 2018 May-June;63(3):e1-e18

Assessment of an innovative medication adherence training exercise in an interprofessional training program
Adams A, Gregory M, Wilmer S, Hundt N
Health Interprof Pract. 2018 May 3. Epub ahead of print

Electronic health record reviews to measure diagnostic uncertainty in primary care
Bhise V, Vaghani V, Khanna A, Singh H, et al.
J Eval Clin Pract. 2018 Jun;24(3):545-51

Gaps up to 9 months between HIV primary care visits do not worsen viral load
Gardner L, Marks G, Patel U, Giordano T, et al.
AIDS Patient Care STDS. 2018 Apr;32(4):157-64

Evaluating a mobile application for improving clinical laboratory test ordering and diagnosis
Meyer A, Khanna A, Desai S, Kusnoor A, Singh H, et al.
J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2018 Apr 20. Epub ahead of print

Adherence to recommended electronic health record safety practices across eight health care organizations
Satterly T, Singh H, et al.
J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2018 Apr 26. Epub ahead of print

Impact of patient-centered medical home implementation on diabetes control in the Veterans Health Administration
Woodard L, Adepoju O, Amspoker A, Virani S, Ramsey D, Petersen L, Jones L, Kiefer L, Naik A, Mehta P
J Gen Intern Med. 2018 Apr 2

"I had to somehow still be flexible": exploring adaptations during implementation of brief cognitive behavioral therapy in primary care
Martin L, Naik A, Mignogna J, et al.
Implement Sci. 2018 Jun 5;13(1):76

Real-world effectiveness of elbasvir/grazoprevir In HCV-infected patients in the US veterans affairs healthcare system
Kramer J,Puenpatom A,Erickson K, Cao Y, Smith D, El-Serag H, Kanwal F
J Viral Hepat. 2018 May 31. Epub ahead of print

Implementation of a population-based cirrhosis identification and management system
Kanwal F, Mapaskhi S, Smith D, Hussain K, Madu S, Duong N, White D, Cao Y, El-Serag H, et al.
Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2018 May 23. Epub ahead of print

Assessing a national collaborative program to prevent catheter-associated urinary tract infection in a Veterans Health Administration nursing home cohort
Krein S, Greene M, King B, Trautner B, et al.
Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2018 May 10. Epub ahead of print

Factors affecting the communication experiences of newly diagnosed colorectal cancer patients
Treiman K, McCormack L, Street R, et al.
Patient Educ Couns. 2018 Apr 27. Epub ahead of print

Cardiovascular disease prevention: Training opportunities, the challenges, and future directions
Saeed A, Virani S, Jones P, Ballantyne C, Nambi V, Dabhadkar K
Curr Atheroscler Rep. 2018 May 21;20(7):35

Parent-provider communication of HPV vaccine hesitancy
Shay L, Baldwin A, Street R, et al.
Pediatrics. 2018 May;141(6):e20172312

Reply to Puig-Asensio et al.
Horstman M, Spiegelman A, Naik A, Trautner B
Clin Infect Dis. 2018 May 2;66(10):1647-8

Understanding diagnostic safety in emergency medicine: A case-by-case review of closed ED malpractice claims
Lemoine N, Dajer A, Singh H, et al.
J Healthc Risk Manag. 2018 May 12. Epub ahead of print

A systematic review of the effectiveness of psychological treatments for IBS in gastroenterology settings: promising but in need of further study
Thakur E, Shapiro J, Chan J, Cully J, Bradford A, El-Serag H, et al.
Dig Dis Sci. 2018 May 10. Epub ahead of print

Variation in lipid-lowering therapy use in patients with low-density lipoprotein cholesterol ≥190 mg/dL
Virani S, Akeroyd J, Petersen L, Ballantyne C, et al.
Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes. 2018 May;11(5)e004652

lL-17A regulates tumor latency and metastasis in lung adeno and squamous SQ.2b and AD.1 cancer
You R, Creighton C, Lu W, Yuan X, Song L, Corry D, Kheradmand F, et al.
Cancer Immunol Res. 2018 Jun;6(6):645-57

Advances and Evolving Concepts in Allergic Asthma
Li E, Landers C, Nguyen A, Kheradmand F, Corry D, et al.
Semin Respir Crit Care Med. 2018

Benefits of antifungal therapy in asthma patients with airway mycosis: A retrospective cohort analysis
Li E, Maskatia Z, Kakkar E, Porter P, Rossen R, Perusich S, Knight J, Kheradmand F, Corry D, Tsai C
Immun Inflamm Dis. 2018 Jun;6(2):264-75

Organelle-derived acetyl-CoA promotes prostate cancer cell survival, migration, and metastasis via activation of Calmodulin kinase II
Yu G, Cheng C, Yu-Lee L, Lin S, et al.
Cancer Res. 2018 May 15;78(10):2490-502

Adults with incident accelerated knee osteoarthritis are more like to receive a knee replacement: data from the Osteoarthritis Initiative
Davis J, Liu S, Lapane K, Lo G, et al.
Clin Rheumatol. 2018 Apr;37(4):1115-8

Patient perceptions of receiving test results via online portals: a mixed-methods study
Giardina T, Baldwin J, Singh H, et al.
J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2018 Apr 1;25(4):440-6

Characterizing the distinct structural changes associated with self-reported knee injury among individuals with incident knee osteoarthritis
Davis J, Harkey M, Lo G, et al.
Clin Anat. 2018 Apr;31(3):330-4

Potential impact of ‘Take the Volume Pledge’ on access and outcomes for gastrointestinal cancer surgery
Jacobs R, Groth S, Petersen L, et al.
Ann Surg. 2018 Apr 24. Epub ahead of print

Fluoroquinolones for urinary tract infection and within-household spread of resistant Enterobacteriaceae: the smoking gun
Trautner B
Clin Microbiol Infect. 2018 Apr 9. Epub ahead of print

Wearable sensors and the assessment of frailty among vulnerable older adults: An observational cohort study
Naik A, Horstman M, Kunik M, Sharafkhaneh A, Najafi B, et al.
Sensors. 2018 Apr 26;18(5)

Letter to the Editor: Efficacy and safety of short courses of antibiotic therapy for bacteremia caused by Enterobacteriaceae
Chou A, Trautner B
Clin Infect Dis. 2018 Mar 29

A randomized, placebo-controlled trial of the quadrivalent HPV vaccine in HIV-infected adults age 27 years or older
Wilkin T, Chen H, Chiao E, et al.
Clin Infect Dis. 2018 Apr 5. Epub ahead of print

Incidence of gastric cancer in the USA during 1999 to 2013: a 50-state analysis
Wang Z, Graham D, Khan A, Balakrishnan M, Abrams H, El-Serag H, Thrift A, et al.
Int J Epidemiol. 2018 Apr 16. Epub ahead of print

High-density lipoprotein cholesterol and causes of death in chronic kidney disease
Navaneethan S, Walther C, Virani S, Winkelmayer W, et al.
J Clin Lipidol. 2018 Mar 30. Epub ahead of print

Favorable modifiable cardiovascular risk profile is associated with lower healthcare costs among cancer patients
Singh J, Valero-Elizondo J, Virani S, et al.
JAHA. 2018 Apr 23. Epub ahead of print

Prognostic value of neoadjuvant treatment response in locally advanced rectal cancer
Sada Y, Musher B, Smaglo B, et al.
J Surg Res. 2018 Jun/226:15-23

Barrett’s Esophagus and Esophageal Adenocarcinoma: How common are they really?
Thrift A
Dig Dis Sci. 2018 Apr 18. Epub ahead of print

Development of evidence-based surveillance intervals following radiofrequency ablation of Barrett’s Esophagus
Cotton C, Haidry R, Thrift A, et al.
Gastroenterology. 2018 Apr 12. Epub ahead of print

Determining risk of Barrett’s Esophagus and esophageal adenocarcinoma based on epidemiologic factors and genetic variants
Dong J, Buas M, Gharahkhani P, Thrift A, et al.
Gastroenterology. 2018 Apr;154(5):1273-81

Prevalence, causes, and predictors of 30-day readmissions following hospitalization with acute myocardial infarction complicated by cardiogenic shock
Mahmoud A, Elgendy I, Jneid H, et al.
J Am Heart Assoc. 2018 Mar 23;7(6)

Development and evaluation of a physician-targeted video to promote HIV screening
Arya M, Marek H, Hemmige V, Street R, Giordano T, Marren R
Health Promot Pract. 2018 Jun 25. Epub ahead of print

Letter to the Editor regarding “HIV Testing at Visits to Physicians’ Offices in the U.S., 2009-2012”
Phillips A, Patel S, Kumar D, Arya M
Am J Prevent Med. 2018 May;54(5):724-5

Will graduate medical education at VA hospitals survive the Choice Act?
Shunk R, Candler S, Liebow M
SGIM Forum. 2018 Apr;4(4)

Influenza vaccine availability at urgent care centers in the state of Arizona
Beatty N, Hager K, Mohajer M, et al.
Am J Infect Control. 2018 Mar 30. Epub ahead of print

Evaluation of a distance learning curriculum for interprofessional quality improvement leaders
Gregory M, Bryan J, Hysong S, Stewart D, Woodard L, Naik A, Godwin K, et al.
Am J Med Qual. 2018 Mar 26. Epub ahead of print

Challenges in communication from referring clinicians to pathologists in the electronic health record era
Barbieri A, Fadare O, Singh H, el al.
J Pathol Inform. 2018 Apr 2;9(8)

Genetic susceptibility markers for a breast-colorectal cancer phenotype: Exploratory results from genome-wide association studies
Pande M, Joon A, Brewster A, Amos C, et al.
PLoS One. 2018 Apr 26;13(4):e0196245

June - August 2017

Home Alone: Does Modality Matter? Revisiting Hospital Readmissions in Dialysis
Shen J, Dave N, Erickson K
Am J Kidney Dis: 2017 Jul;70(1):1-3

The Upregulation of Integrin αDβ2 (CD11d/CD18) on Inflammatory Macrophages Promotes Macrophage Retention in Vascular Lesions and Development of Atherosclerosis
Aziz MH, Cui K, Das M, Brown KE, Ardell CL, Febbraio M, Pluskota E, Han J, Wu H, Ballantyne CM, et al.
J Immunol: 2017 Jun 15;198(12):4855-67

Dyslipidaemia: PCSK9 inhibitors and foamy monocytes in familial hypercholesterolaemia
Wu H, Ballantyne CM
Nat Rev Cardiol: 2017 Jul;14(7):385-6

Minimum Age of Sale for Tobacco Products and Electronic Cigarettes: Ethical Acceptability of US “Tobacco 21 Laws”
Morain SR
, Malek J
Am J Public Health: 2017 Aug; published online

Autophagy-related genes in Helicobacter pylori infection
Tanaka S, Nagashima H, Uotani T, Graham DY, Yamaoka Y
Heliobacter: 2017 Jun;22(3)

Furazolidone, an underutilized drug for H. pylori eradication: Lessons from Iran
Mohammadi M, Attaran B, Malekzadeh R, Graham DY
Dig Dis Sci: 2017;62:1890-6

Changing trends in stomach cancer throughout the world
Balakrishnan M, George R, Sharma A, Graham DY
Curr Gastro Reports: 2017;19:36

Flipped Classrooms in Graduate Medical Education: A National Survey of Residency Program Directors
Wittich CM, Agrawal A, Wang A, Halvorsen AJ, et al.
Acad Med: 2017 Aug; published online

E-learning in graduate medical education: survey of residency program directors
Wittich CM, Agrawal A, Cook D
BioMed Central: 2017 Jul; published online

Associations of Blood Pressure Parameters are Associated with All-cause and Cause-specific Mortality in Chronic Kidney Disease
Navaneethan SD
, Schold SD, Jolly SE, Arrigain S, Blum MF, Winkelmayer WC, Nally JV
Kidney Intl: 2017 Jul 24; published online

Omega-3 Fatty Acids (Fish Oil) Supplementation and Albuminuria: Not a Slam Dunk
Navaneethan SD, Virani SS
JAHA: 2017 Jul 14;(7)

New Developments in Hepatorenal Syndrome
Mindikoglu AL, Pappas SC
Clin Gastroent Hepat: 2017 Jun 7; published online

The Promise of Patient-Centered Text Messages for Encouraging HIV Testing in an Underserved Population
Arya M
, Huang A, Kumar D, Hemmige V, Street RL Jr, Giordano TP
JANAC: 2017 Jul 10; in press

Global Prevalence of Helicobacter pylori Infection: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
Hooi JKY, Lai WY, Ng WK, Suen MMY, Graham DY, et al.
Gastroenterology: 2017 MONTH;153:420-9

A Randomized Trial of Off-site Collaborative Care for Depression in Chronic Hepatitis C Virus
Kanwal F
, Pyne JM, Tavakoli-Tabasi S, Nicholson S, Kramer JRSansgiry S, et al.
Health Services Research: 2017 July; in press

Impact of cap-assisted colonoscopy on learning curve and quality in colonoscopy: a randomized controlled trial
Tang Z, Zhang DS, Thrift AP, Patel KK
Gastrointest Endosc: 2017 Jun; published online

Risk of Hepatocellular Cancer in HCV Patients Treated with Direct Acting Antiviral Agents
Kanwal F, Kramer J
, Asch SM, Chayanupatkul M, Cao Y, El-Serag HB
Gastroenterology: 2017 Jun; published online

STUB1 regulates TFEB-induced autophagy-lysosome pathway
Sha Y
, Rao L, Settembre C, Ballabio A, Eissa NT
The EMBO Journal: 2017 Jul 28;36:2544-52

Pragmatic Randomized, Controlled Trial of Patient Navigators and Enhanced Personal Health Records in CKD
Navaneethan SD
, Jolly SE, Schold JD, Nakhoul G, et al.
Clin J Am Soc Nephr: 2017 Aug; in press

SPDEF Induces Quiescence of Colorectal Cancer Cells by Changing the Transcriptional Targets of β-catenin
Lo YH, Noah TK, Chen MS, Zou W, Borras E, Vilar E, Shroyer NF
Gastroenterology: 2017 Apr;153(1):205-18

Hospitalizations and Nursing Facility Stays During the Transition from CKD to ESRD on Dialysis: An Observational Study
Montez-Rath ME, Zheng Y, Kurella M, Grubbs V, Winkelmayer WC, Chang TI
J Gen Intern Med: 2017 Aug 14; published online

Diagnostic Errors in Primary Care Pediatrics: Project RedDE
Rinke ML, Singh H, Heo M, Adelman JS, O'Donnell HC, et al.
Academ Pediatr: 2017 Aug 10; in press

Development and Validation of Trigger Algorithms to Identify Delays in Diagnostic Evaluation of Gastroenterological Cancer
Murphy DR, Meyer AND, Vaghani V, Russo E, Sittig DF, Wei L, Wu L, Singh H
Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2017 Aug 10; in press

Low Fat-Dietary Pattern and Pancreatic Cancer Risk in the Women’s Health Initiative Dietary Modification Randomized Controlled Trial
Jiao L
, Chen L, White DL, Tinker L, El-Serag HB, et al.
J Natl Cancer Inst: 2017 Aug 18;110(1)

Expression of Pattern Recognition Receptor Genes and Survival in Colorectal Adenocarcinoma
Royse K
, Chen L, El-Serag H, Graham D, Richardson P, Rumbaut R, White D, Jiao L, et al.
Intl J Molec Epidem Genet: 2017 Apr; 8(2):8-18

Opening Doors for Urgent IBD Access: Harder than It Looks
Hou JK, Jones M, Lum D
Inflamm Bowel Dis. 2017 Sept 1; 9(23):1470-2.

Accurate Identification of Fatty Liver Disease in Data Warehouse Utilizing Natural Language Processing
Redman JS, Natarajan Y, Hou JK, Wang J, Hanif M, Feng H, Kramer JR, Desiderio R, Xu H, El-Serag HB, Kanwal F
Dig Dis Sci: 2017 Aug 31 [Epub ahead of print]

Use and barriers to chromoendoscopy for dysplasia surveillance in inflammatory bowel disease
Shukla R, Salem M, Hou JK
World J Gastrointest Endosc: 2017 Aug 16;9(8):359-67

Incidence of and Predictors for Early Discontinuation of Biological Therapies in Veteran Patients with Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Feagins LA, Waljee A, Hou JK, Gu P, Kanjo S, Rudrapatna V, Cipher DJ, Govani S, Gaidos J
Inflamm Bowel Dis: 2017 Aug;23(8):1434-9