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Research

Selected Publications

2016

  1. Bilal M, Alhajjar O, Madisetty M, Kapetanos A, Babich M. Intravenous access in acute gastrointestinal bleeding: a quality improvement project. Committee Sponsored Symposium at 2016 Digestive Diseases Week. San Diego, CA.
  2. Chowdhry M, Singh S, Lee H, Bilal M, Clarke K. Variation in treatment of patients with inflammatory bowel diseases(IBD) between IBD specialists and non-IBD gastroenterologists (GI) at a tertiary care hospital. Poster presentation at 2016 Digestive Diseases Week. San Diego, CA.
  3. Clarke K, Bilal M, Abdul-Baki H, El-Hachem S, Lebovitz P. College inflammatory bowel disease day (C-IBD Day): a targeted approach to shared decision making in college age students with IBD. Poster presentation at 2016 Digestive Diseases Week. San Diego, CA.
  4. Gulati A, Clarke K. Recognition of endoscopic stigmata of acute gastrointestinal bleeding: is it in the eye of the beholder? Poster presentation at 2016 Digestive Diseases Week. San Diego, CA.
  5. Khosa K, Lee H, Bilal M, Singh S, Khehra R, Clarke K. Bridges to excellence (BTE) quality indicators in inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) - variance in utilization between IBD gastroenterologists and non-IBD gastroenterologists. An update. Poster presentation at 2016 Digestive Diseases Week. San Diego, CA.
  6. Kumar U, Garg M, Thakkar S. Argon plasma coagulation treatment of intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasm of biliary track: an alternative approach. ASGE Video Plenary at 2016 Digestive Diseases Week. San Diego, CA.
  7. Kumar U, Garg M, Sharma M, Gulati A, Kulkarni A, Dhawan M, Morrissey S, Schiffman S, Mitre M, Atkinson D, Maheshwary R, Monga D, Williams H, Kirichenko A, Thakkar S. To evaluate the impact of multidisciplinary pancreatic conference (MDPC) in borderline resectable pancreatic adenocarcinoma patients. Poster presentation at 2016 Digestive Diseases Week. San Diego, CA.
  8. Kumar U, Garg M, Sharma M, Gulati A, Kulkarni A, Dhawan M, Morrissey S, Schiffman S, Mitre M, Atkinson D, Maheshwary R, Monga D, Williams H, Kirichenko A, Thakkar S. The effect of fiducials on resection margin and nodal disease in patients receiving neoadjuvant chemoradiation therapy for borderline resectable pancreatic adenocarcinoma. Poster presentation at 2016 Digestive Diseases Week. San Diego, CA.
  9. Lee J, Clarke K. Clinical Parameters and Quality of Life in Patients With Celiac Disease Using CD-QOL Scores (Celiac Disease-Specific Assessment Instrument for Quality of Life). Poster presentation at 2016 Digestive Diseases Week. San Diego, CA.

 

2015

  1. Agrawal S, O’Connor R, Aoun E, Babich M. Intense pruritus in Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) hepatitis treated with naloxone drip. BMJ Case Rep. 2015. doi: 10.1136/bcr-2014-207037
  2. Batouli A, Kazemi A, Midian R, Lupetin A. CT diagnosis of this lesser-known cause of gastrointestinal bleeding. Clin Radiology. 2015;70:661-666.
  3. Bilal M, Kapetanos A, Khan HA, Thakkar S. Bleeding “Dieulafoy’s-like” lesion resembling the duodenal papilla: a case report. J Med Case Rep. 2015;9:118.
  4. Garg M, Schuerle T, Liu Y, Thakkar S. Intraductal oncocytic papillary neoplasm of the pancreas: a case of a second neoplasm in a pancreas cancer survivor. JOP. 2015;16:63-65.
  5. Hoppo T, Thakkar SJ, Schumacher LY, Komatsu Y, Choe S, Shetty A, Bloomer S, Lloyd EJ, Zaidi AH, VanDeusen MA, Landreneau RJ, Kulkarni A, Jobe BA. A utility of peroral endoscopic myotomy (POEM) across the spectrum of esophageal motility disorders. Surg Endosc. 2015.
  6. Kirichenko A, Weiss B, Thakkar S, Gurram K, Gayou O. Use of implanted gold fiducial markers with MV-CBCT image-guided IMRT for pancreatic tumours. J MedImaging Radiat Oncol. 2015.
  7. Mancini SA, Angelo JL, Peckler Z, Philip FH, Farah KF. Pyloraplasty for refractory gastroparesis. Accepted for publication American Surgeon.
  8. Purohit T, Garg M, Thakkar S. Argon plasma coagulation for extraction of an impacted trapezoid basket in the pancreatic duct. ACG Case Reports. 2015;2:139-141.
  9. Sardana N, Aoun E. Hepatocellular carcinoma. Accepted for publication Practical Gastroenterology. June 2015.
  10. Thakkar S, Awad M, Gurram KC, Tully S, Wright C, Sannan S, Choset H. A novel, new robotic platform for natural orifice distal pancreatectomy. Surg Innov. 2015;22:274-282.
  11. Zaidi AH, Saldin LT, Kelly LA, Bergal L, Londono R, Kosovec JE, Komatsu Y, Kasi PM, Shetty A, Keane TJ, Thakkar SJ, Landreneau RJ, Badylak SF, Jobe BA. MicroRNA signature characterizes primary tumors that metastasize in an esophageal adenocarcinoma rat model. Plos One. 2015;10(3):e0122375.

 

 

Presentations/Abstracts/Posters

 

2015

  1. Bhardwaj R, Gurram K, Kulkarni A, Mitre M, Mitre R. Deflating the pipes: a new way of colonic decompression. Poster presentation at 2015 Digestive Disease Week. Washington DC.
  2. Garg M, Patel P, Blackwood M, Aoun E, Farah K, Kulkarni A, Dhawan M, Thakkar S. Ocular radiation threshold projection based on fluoroscopy time during ERCP. Oral Presentation at 2015 Digestive Disease Week. Washington DC.
  3. Garg M, Patel P, Blackwood M, Aoun E, Farah K, Kulkarni A, Dhawan M, Thakkar S. Fluoroscopy Dose and Time Characteristics during ERCP. Poster Presentation at 2015 Digestive Disease Week. Washington DC.
  4. Garg M, Thakkar S. Argon plasma coagulation treatment of biliary adenomas in a patient with familial adenomatous polyposis. 2015. Video Forum at 2015 Digestive Disease Week. Washington DC.
  5. Grewal D, Bilal M, Clarke K. Pre pylorus pseudomelanosis – “It can happen. Poster Presentation at 2015 Digestive Disease Week. Washington DC. 
  6. Khosa K, Khera R, Clarke K. Bridges To excellence (BTE) quality indicators in inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) - variance in utilization between IBD specialists and non-IBD gastroenterologists. Poster Presentation at 2015 Digestive Disease Week. Washington DC. 
  7. O’Connor R, Kazemi A, Asaly M, Venkat A, Aoun E. Differentiation of patients with acute gastrointestinal bleeding from those with occult bleeding by end-tidal carbon dioxide levels: a pilot study. Poster Presentation at 2015 Digestive Disease Week. Washington DC. 
  8. Singh S, Lankarani A, Moussaide G, Gurrum K, Gupta M, Shinde T, Thakkar S, Aoun E, Dhawan M. A multi-center, prospective, blinded, controlled study of the efficacy and safety of echobrush versus conventional EUS-FNA in evaluating cystic lesions of pancreas. Poster presentation at 2015 Digestive Disease Week. Washington DC.
  9. Thakkar S, Hoppo T, Kulkarni A, Landreneau R, Kumar U, Jobe B. Poem Conference. 2015 Digestive Disease Week. Washington DC.