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Fellowship Program


Publications - Fellow Participation


Thaker AM, Sedarat. Laparoscopic-Assisted Percutaneous Endoscopic GastrostomyCurr Gastroenterol Rep. 2016 Sep;18(9):46. doi: 10.1007/s11894-016-0520-2. Review. PMID: 27422123


Vu JP, Goyal D, Luong L, Oh S, Sandhu R, Norris J, Parsons W, Pisegna JR, Germano P. PACAP intraperitoneal treatment suppresses appetite and food intake via PAC1 receptor in mice, by inhibiting ghrelin and increasing GLP-1 and leptin. Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol. 2015 Sep 3:ajpgi.00190.2015. doi: 10.1152/ajpgi.00190.2015. [Epub ahead of print] PMID:26336928

Phan J, Benhammou JN, Pisegna JR. Gastric Hypersecretory States: Investigation and Management. Curr Treat Options Gastroenterol. 2015 Sep 5. [Epub ahead of print]PMID: 26342486


Huang BL, Kunkel DC, So LY, Conklin JL. Using a stent extractor for a case of pill impaction: a novel approach. Gastrointest Endosc. 2014 Jan;79(1):185-6. PMID: 24342600.

Jamil LH, Huang BL, Kunkel DC, Jayaraman V, Soffer EE. Successful gastric volvulus reduction and gastropexy using a dual endoscope technique. Case Rep Med. 2014;2014:136381. PMID: 24563653. 


Khanna P, Agarwal N, Khanna D, Hays RD, Chang L, Bolus R, Melmed G, Whitman CB, Kaplan RM, Ogawa R, Snyder B, Spiegel BM. Development of an Online Library of Patient-Reported Outcome Measures in Gastroenterology: The GI-PRO Database. Am J Gastroenterol. 2013 Dec 17. doi: 10.1038/ajg.2013.401. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 24343547.

Vu M, Melmed GY, Targan SR. Weeding out the facts: The reality about cannabis and Crohn's disease. Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology (2013), doi: 10.1016/j.cgh.2013.11.016 

Ng V, Saab S, Can Daily Coffee Consumption Reduce Liver Disease-Related Mortality? Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology (2013), doi: 10.1016/j.cgh.2013.05.042

Saliminejad M, Bemanian S, Ho A, Spiegel B, Laine L. The yield and cost of colonoscopy in patients with metastatic cancer of unknown primary. Aliment Pharmacol Ther. 2013 Sep;38(6):628-33. doi: 10.1111/apt.12429. Epub 2013 Jul 19. PubMed PMID: 23869398.

Shahedi K, Fuller G, Bolus R, Cohen E, Vu M, Shah R, Agarwal N, Kaneshiro M, Atia M, Sheen V, Kurzbard N, van Oijen MG, Yen L, Hodgkins P, Erder MH, Spiegel B. Long-term risk of acute diverticulitis among patients with incidental diverticulosis found during colonoscopy. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2013 Dec;11(12):1609-13. doi: 10.1016/j.cgh.2013.06.020. Epub 2013 Jul 12. PubMed PMID: 23856358.

Cohen E, Fuller G, Bolus R, Modi R, Vu M, Shahedi K, Shah R, Atia M, Kurzbard N, Sheen V, Agarwal N, Kaneshiro M, Yen L, Hodgkins P, Erder MH, Spiegel B. Increased risk for irritable bowel syndrome after acute diverticulitis. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2013 Dec;11(12):1614-9. doi: 10.1016/j.cgh.2013.03.007. Epub 2013 Mar 21. PubMed PMID: 23524129.

Wang HS, Pisegna J, Modi R, Liang LJ, Atia M, Nguyen M, Cohen H, Ohning G, van Oijen M, Spiegel BM. Adenoma detection rate is necessary but insufficient for distinguishing high versus low endoscopist performance. Gastrointest Endosc. 2013 Jan;77(1):71-8. doi: 10.1016/j.gie.2012.08.038. PubMed PMID: 23261096.

Tan C, Kunkel DC, Ocampo LH, Sanmiguel CP, Karsan S, Cohen H, Leung FW. A novel application of the water exchange method in the treatment of sigmoid volvulus: a report of two cases. J Interv Gastroenterol. 2013 Jan;3(1):28-30. PMID: 24147224.

Ocampo LH, Kunkel DC, Yen A, Tan CR, Leung JW, Leung FW. Underwater hot and cold snare polypectomy can be safely executed during water exchange colonoscopy. J Interv Gastroenterol. 2013 Jul;3(3):104-106. PMID: 24478929.


Strate LL, Modi R, Cohen E, Spiegel BM. Diverticular disease as a chronic illness: evolving epidemiologic and clinical insights. Am J Gastroenterol. 2012 Oct;107(10):1486-93. doi: 10.1038/ajg.2012.194. Epub 2012 Jul 10. Review. PubMed PMID: 22777341.

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