Adam Slivka
University of Pittsburgh
Internal medicineRadiologyEtiologySurgeryPathologyIntensive care medicineProspective cohort studyPancreatitisAcute pancreatitisPancreatic diseaseEndoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatographyPancreasDiseaseBile ductPancreatic ductPancreatic cancerAbdominal painGeneral surgeryMedicineGastroenterology
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#1Stephanie Romutis (University of Pittsburgh)
#2Adam Slivka (University of Pittsburgh)H-Index: 51
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#1Richard S. Hoehn (University of Pittsburgh)H-Index: 16
#2Caroline J. Rieser (University of Pittsburgh)H-Index: 4
Last. Amer H. Zureikat (University of Pittsburgh)H-Index: 36
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#1Furkan U. Ertem (University of Pittsburgh)H-Index: 4
#2Adam Slivka (University of Pittsburgh)H-Index: 51
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#1Wenzel M. Hackeng (UU: Utrecht University)H-Index: 5
#2Lodewijk A A Brosens (UU: Utrecht University)H-Index: 24
Last. Aatur D. Singhi (University of Pittsburgh)H-Index: 29
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OBJECTIVE Recent studies have found aristaless-related homeobox gene (ARX)/pancreatic and duodenal homeobox 1 (PDX1), alpha-thalassemia/mental retardation X-linked (ATRX)/death domain-associated protein (DAXX) and alternative lengthening of telomeres (ALT) to be promising prognostic biomarkers for non-functional pancreatic neuroendocrine tumours (NF-PanNETs). However, they have not been comprehensively evaluated, especially among small NF-PanNETs (≤2.0 cm). Moreover, their status in neuroendocri...
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#1Michel Kahaleh (RU: Rutgers University)H-Index: 53
#2Isaac RaijmanH-Index: 17
Last. Carlos Robles-MedrandaH-Index: 9
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Background Digital single-operator cholangioscopy (DSOC) (SpyGlass DS™, Boston Scientific, MA, USA) allows for high-definition imaging of the biliary tree. The superior visualization has led to the development of two different sets of criteria to evaluate and classify indeterminate biliary strictures: the Monaco criteria and the criteria in Carlos Robles-Medranda's publication (CRM). Our objective was to assess the interrater agreement (IA) of DSOC interpretation for indeterminate biliary strict...
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#1Samuel Han (Anschutz Medical Campus)H-Index: 9
#2Michel Kahaleh (Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital)H-Index: 53
Last. Raj J. Shah (Anschutz Medical Campus)H-Index: 38
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Abstract Background and Aims Patients with primary sclerosing cholangitis (PSC) and dominant biliary strictures carry increased risk for the development of cholangiocarcinoma. Although ERCP-based techniques including brush cytology and intraductal biopsies represent first-line tissue sampling methods for dominant strictures, sensitivity is low. Probe-based confocal laser endomicroscopy (pCLE) offers microscopic level imaging of subepithelial biliary mucosa. As data regarding the use of pCLE in P...
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#1Gregory A. Cote (MUSC: Medical University of South Carolina)H-Index: 36
#2Haley Nitchie (MUSC: Medical University of South Carolina)H-Index: 3
Last. Peter B. Cotton (MUSC: Medical University of South Carolina)H-Index: 55
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#1Samer AlMasri (University of Pittsburgh)H-Index: 1
#2Mazen S. Zenati (University of Pittsburgh)H-Index: 31
Last. Amer H. Zureikat (University of Pittsburgh)H-Index: 36
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Treatment of pancreaticobiliary pathology following Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB) poses significant technical challenges. Laparoscopic-assisted endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (LA-ERCP) can overcome those anatomical hurdles, allowing access to the papilla. Our aims were to analyze our 12-year institutional outcomes and determine the learning curve for LA-ERCP. A retrospective review of cases between 2007 and 2019 at a high-volume pancreatobiliary unit was performed. Logistic reg...
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#1Kishore Vipperla (University of Pittsburgh)H-Index: 9
#2Alison Kanakis (University of Pittsburgh)
Last. Dhiraj Yadav (University of Pittsburgh)H-Index: 42
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Abstract Objectives Pain burn-out during the course of chronic pancreatitis (CP), proposed in the 1980s, remains controversial, and has clinical implications. We aimed to describe the natural course of pain in a well-characterized cohort. Methods We constructed the clinical course of 279 C P patients enrolled from 2000 to 2014 in the North American Pancreatitis Studies from UPMC by retrospectively reviewing their medical records (median observation period, 12.4 years). We assessed abdominal pain...
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#1Michele D. Lewis (Mayo Clinic)H-Index: 16
#2Jyothsna Talluri (University of Pittsburgh)H-Index: 3
Last. Dhiraj YadavH-Index: 4
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Abstract Background & Aims Idiopathic chronic pancreatitis (ICP) is the second most common subtype of CP. In 1994, researchers reported the bimodal age at onset of ICP symptoms: early-onset ICP (EO-ICP; median age, 19.2 years) and late-onset ICP (LO-ICP; median age, 56.2 years). Ages of onset and clinical features of ICP differed from those of alcohol-related CP (ACP). However, variants in PRSS1 had not yet been associated with ICP. We reexamined ages of onset of ICP in a large, North American c...
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