Guru Trikudanathan
University of Minnesota
Internal medicineRadiologySurgeryPathologyIsletIntensive care medicinePancreatitisAcute pancreatitisAutotransplantationEndoscopyPancreasMEDLINEPancreatic ductEndoscopic ultrasoundPercutaneousNecrotizing pancreatitisIn patientGeneral surgeryMedicineGastroenterologyMeta-analysis
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#1Jaimie D. Nathan (Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center)H-Index: 20
#2Yi Yang (UMN: University of Minnesota)H-Index: 3
Last. Timothy L. Pruett (UMN: University of Minnesota)H-Index: 54
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BACKGROUND Total pancreatectomy with islet autotransplantation (TPIAT) is a viable option for treating debilitating recurrent acute pancreatitis (RAP) and chronic pancreatitis (CP) in adults and children. No data is currently available regarding variation in approach to operation. METHODS We evaluated surgical techniques, islet isolation and infusion approaches, and outcomes and complications, comparing children (n = 84) with adults (n = 195) enrolled between January 2017 and April 2020 by 11 ce...
#1Jillian K. Wothe (UMN: University of Minnesota)H-Index: 1
#2Robert Aidoo (UMN: University of Minnesota)
Last. James S. Hodges (UMN: University of Minnesota)H-Index: 71
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Abstract null null Background/objectives null The effect of total pancreatectomy with islet autotransplantation (TPIAT) on bone mineral density (BMD) in patients with CP is unknown. We aimed to assess bone health in patients with CP after TPIAT. null null null Methods null We measured BMD, BMD Z-score, and bone mineral content (BMC) for total body, lumbar spine, right and left hip in 78 patients before and after TPIAT using dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry (DXA, n = 78 pre-TPIAT, n = 65 paired p...
#1Kornpong Vantanasiri (UMN: University of Minnesota)H-Index: 3
#2Amy K. Beckman (UMN: University of Minnesota)H-Index: 2
Last. Guru Trikudanathan (UMN: University of Minnesota)H-Index: 20
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#2Ryan J. Law (Mayo Clinic)H-Index: 2
Last. Mansour A. Parsi (Tulane University)H-Index: 28
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Background and Aims null Lumen-apposing metal stents (LAMSs) are a novel class of devices that have expanded the spectrum of endoscopic GI interventions. LAMSs with their dumbbell configuration, short saddle length, and large inner luminal diameter provide favorable stent characteristics to facilitate anastomosis formation between the gut lumen and adjacent structures. null null null Methods null The MEDLINE database was searched through April 2021 for articles related to LAMSs by using addition...
#1Guru TrikudanathanH-Index: 20
#2Emil Lou (UMN: University of Minnesota)H-Index: 27
Last. Shounak Majumder (Mayo Clinic)H-Index: 13
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PURPOSE OF REVIEW Pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma (PDAC) is third leading cause of cancer death in the United States, a lethal disease with no screening strategy. Although diagnosis at an early stage is associated with improved survival, clinical detection of PDAC is typically at an advanced symptomatic stage when best in class therapies have limited impact on survival. RECENT FINDINGS In recent years this status quo has been challenged by the identification of novel risk factors, molecular mar...
#1Monica Saumoy (UPenn: University of Pennsylvania)H-Index: 8
#2Julie Yang (Albert Einstein College of Medicine)H-Index: 5
Last. Rahul Pannala (Mayo Clinic)H-Index: 21
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Background and Aims null Endoscopic management of acute cholecystitis has expanded in patients who are considered nonoperative candidates. Traditionally managed with percutaneous cholecystostomy (PC), improvement in techniques and devices has led to increased use of endoscopic methods for gallbladder drainage. This document reviews technical aspects of endoscopic transpapillary gallbladder drainage (ET-GBD) and EUS-guided GBD (EUS-GBD) as well as their respective technical/clinical success and a...
#1Petr Vaněk (Palacký University, Olomouc)
#2Martin L. Freeman (UMN: University of Minnesota)H-Index: 64
Last. Guru Trikudanathan (UMN: University of Minnesota)H-Index: 20
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#1Pichamol Jirapinyo (Brigham and Women's Hospital)H-Index: 19
#2Amrita Sethi (CUMC: Columbia University Medical Center)H-Index: 25
Last. David R. Lichtenstein (BU: Boston University)H-Index: 42
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Background and Aims Zenker’s diverticulum (ZD) has traditionally been treated with open surgery or rigid endoscopy. With the advances in endoscopy, alternative flexible endoscopic treatments have been developed. Methods This document reviews current endoscopic techniques and devices used to treat ZD. Results The endoscopic techniques may be categorized as the traditional flexible endoscopic septal division and the more recent submucosal tunneling endoscopic septum division, also known as peroral...
INTRODUCTION Severe abdominal pain is a cardinal symptom of chronic pancreatitis (CP) associated with a high economic and societal burden. In other chronic pain conditions, cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) has demonstrated efficacy in improving patient outcomes (e.g., pain-related disability and depression). However, CBT has not yet been evaluated in adult patients with painful CP. We aimed to (i) evaluate the feasibility and acceptability of an adapted Internet CBT program for CP and (ii) gen...
#1Mohamed Abdallah (UMN: University of Minnesota)H-Index: 9
#2Khalid AhmedH-Index: 6
Last. Guru Trikudanathan (UMN: University of Minnesota)H-Index: 20
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BACKGROUND Patients with chronic pancreatitis (CP) are at a higher risk of developing pancreatic adenocarcinoma compared the general population with an estimated 5% risk of developing pancreatic cancer in 20 years. Endoscopic ultrasound fine needle aspiration (EUS-FNA) of solid pancreatic lesions (SPL) has an excellent sensitivity (85-90%) and specificity (98-100%) for diagnosing pancreatic malignancy. However, data on the performance characteristics of EUS-FNA in CP are mixed. AIMS In this syst...
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