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Submissions from 2020

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Minimally invasive sigmoidectomy for diverticular disease decreases inpatient opioid use: Results of a propensity score-matched study., Amir Bastawrous, I-Fan Shih, Yanli Li, and Robert K Cleary

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Position statement on priorities for artificial intelligence in GI endoscopy: a report by the ASGE Task Force., Tyler M Berzin, Sravanthi Parasa, Michael B Wallace, Seth A Gross, Alessandro Repici, and Prateek Sharma

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Comment on: Systematic review of the introduction and evaluation of magnetic augmentation of the lower oesophageal sphincter for gastro-oesophageal reflux disease., L Bonavina, N Boyle, C Dunn, T Horbach, T B Knowles, J C Lipham, Brian Louie, S Markar, S F Schppmann, and J Zehetner

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Minimally Invasive Esophagectomy: A Consensus Statement., Robert J Cerfolio, Anne-Sophie Laliberte, Shanda Blackmon, Jelle P Ruurda, Richard van Hillegersberg, Inderpal Sarkaria, and Brian Louie

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Scrotal and Penile Erythrodysesthesia Associated with Neoadjuvant Capecitabine Chemoradiation., Julie Dricken, Erica Pettke, John A Griffin, Henry Y Li, and Vivek Mehta

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It's Time to Rethink Our Assumptions About Acute Wilson's Disease., Oren K Fix

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Clinical Best Practice Advice for Hepatology and Liver Transplant Providers During the COVID-19 Pandemic: AASLD Expert Panel Consensus Statement., Oren K Fix, Bilal Hameed, Robert J Fontana, Ryan M Kwok, Brendan M McGuire, David C Mulligan, Daniel S Pratt, Mark W Russo, Michael L Schilsky, Elizabeth C Verna, Rohit Loomba, David E Cohen, Jorge A Bezerra, K Rajender Reddy, and Raymond T Chung

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Telemedicine and Telehepatology During the COVID-19 Pandemic., Oren K Fix and Marina Serper

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Safety and efficacy of magnetic sphincter augmentation dilation., Reid Fletcher, Christy M Dunst, Walaa F Abdelmoaty, Evan T Alicuben, Ealaf Shemmeri, Brett Parker, Dolores Müller, Ahmed M Sharata, Kevin M Reavis, Daniel Davila Bradley, Nikolai A Bildzukewicz, Brian Louie, John C Lipham, and Steven R DeMeester

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Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis: Epidemiology, Genetics, Diagnosis, and Current Management., Eric Gochanour, Channa Jayasekera, and Kris V Kowdley

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Endoscopic transpapillary stenting for the management of acute cholecystitis., Danielle Hayes, Gary Lucas, Andrew Discolo, Bryce French, and Sean Wells

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Is interval appendectomy really needed? A closer look at neoplasm rates in adult patients undergoing interval appendectomy after complicated appendicitis., Danielle Hayes, Shelby Reiter, Ed Hagen, Gary Lucas, Isabelle Chu, Tobias Muñiz, and Ryan Martinez

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Quality and Clinical Care Development in Spine Surgery-Connecting the Dots: An Expanded Clinical Narrative., Sarah Hopkins, Polly Brune, Jens R Chapman, Marc Horton, Rod J Oskouian, Akshal Patel, and Marc D Moisi

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Response to the Comment on "Objective Evidence of Reflux Control After Magnetic Sphincter Augmentation: One Year Results From a Post Approval Study"., Brian Louie, Christy Dunst, and John C Lipham

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Prevalence of Gastrointestinal Symptoms and Fecal Viral Shedding in Patients With Coronavirus Disease 2019: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis., Sravanthi Parasa, Madhav Desai, Viveksandeep Thoguluva Chandrasekar, Harsh K Patel, Kevin F Kennedy, Thomas Roesch, Marco Spadaccini, Matteo Colombo, Roberto Gabbiadini, Everson L A Artifon, Alessandro Repici, and Prateek Sharma

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Global Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Endoscopy: An International Survey of 252 Centers from 55 Countries., Sravanthi Parasa, Nageshwar Reddy, Douglas O Faigel, Alessandro Repici, Fabian Emura, and Prateek Sharma

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Retrospective multicenter study on endoscopic treatment of upper gastrointestinal postsurgical leaks., Eduardo Rodrigues-Pinto, Pedro Pereira, Bernardo Sousa-Pinto, Hany Shehab, Rolando Pinho, Michael C Larsen, Shayan Irani, Richard A Kozarek, Antonio Capogreco, Alessandro Repici, Ealaf Shemmeri, Brian Louie, Pawel Rogalski, Andrzej Baniukiewicz, Andrzej Dabrowski, João Correia de Sousa, Silvia Barrias, Yervant Ichkhanian, Vivek Kumbhari, Mouen A Khashab, Nicole Bowers, Allison R Schulman, and Guilherme Macedo

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Modeling the Hepatology Workforce in the United States: A Predicted Critical Shortage., Mark W Russo, Oren K Fix, Ayman A Koteish, Katie Duggan, Marcia Ditmyer, Michael Fuchs, Raymond T Chung, and Gautham Reddy

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Developing Quality Metrics For Upper Endoscopy., Prateek Sharma, Sravanthi Parasa, and Nicholas Shaheen

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Clinical Research in Hepatology in the COVID-19 Pandemic and Post-Pandemic Era: Challenges and the Need for Innovation., Elizabeth C Verna, Marina Serper, Jaime Chu, Kathleen Corey, Oren K Fix, Karen Hoyt, Kimberly A Page, Rohit Loomba, Ming Li, Gregory T Everson, Michael W Fried, Guadalupe Garcia-Tsao, Norah Terrault, Anna S Lok, Raymond T Chung, and K Rajender Reddy

Submissions from 2019

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Incidence, associated risk factors, and impact of conversion to laparotomy in elective minimally invasive sigmoidectomy for diverticular disease., Amir Bastawrous, Ron G Landmann, Yuki Liu, Emelline Liu, and Robert K Cleary

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Minimally invasive sigmoidectomy for diverticular disease decreases inpatient opioid use: Results of a propensity score-matched study., Amir Bastawrous, I-Fan Shih, Yanli Li, and Robert K Cleary

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Commentary: Adherence with a low-FODMAP diet in irritable bowel syndrome: are eating disorders the missing link?, Bruno P Chumpitazi, Ligia Alfaro-Cruz, Jasmine K Zia, Robert J Shulman, and Margaret M Heitkemper

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Dieulafoy Lesion: An Unusual Cause of Excessive Gastric Bleeding in a Neonate., Alison Kirse Coit, Uma Pisharody, and Michael Kamitsuka

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Outcomes following early versus delayed cholecystectomy performed for acute cholangitis., Andrew Discolo, Shelby Reiter, Bryce French, Danielle Hayes, Gary Lucas, Lancy Tan, James M Scanlan, and Ryan Martinez

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Epidemiology of Colorectal Cancer in Average Risk Adults 20-39 Years of Age: A Population-Based National Study., Michael Glover, Emad Mansoor, Muhammed Panhwar, Sravanthi Parasa, and Gregory S Cooper

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Octogenarians exhibit quality of life improvement but increased morbidity after paraesophageal hernia repair., Anahita D Jalilvand, Edward L Jones, Sara E Martin Del Campo, and Kyle A Perry

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Underestimation of Liver Transplantation for Alcoholic Hepatitis in the National Transplant Database., Brian P Lee, Gene Y Im, John P Rice, Ethan Weinberg, Christine Hsu, Oren K Fix, George Therapondos, Hyosun Han, David W Victor, Sheila Eswaran, Haripriya Maddur, and Norah A Terrault

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Model to Calculate Harms and Benefits of Early vs Delayed Liver Transplantation for Patients with Alcohol-Associated Hepatitis., Brian P Lee, Sumeyye Samur, Ozden O Dalgic, Emily D Bethea, Michael R Lucey, Ethan Weinberg, Christine Hsu, Mary E Rinella, Gene Y Im, Oren K Fix, George Therapondos, Hyosun Han, David W Victor, Michael D Voigt, Sheila Eswaran, Norah A Terrault, and Jagpreet Chhatwal

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Incorporating a Detailed Case Log System to Standardize Robotic Colon and Rectal Surgery Resident Training and Performance Evaluation., Rachel Martin, June Hsu, Mark K Soliman, Amir Bastawrous, and Robert K Cleary

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Epidemiologic features of a large hepatitis C cohort evaluated in a major health system in the western United States., Nizar A Mukhtar, Erik M Ness, Manan Jhaveri, Oren K Fix, Marquis Hart, Christopher Dale, Cheryl Pratt, and Kris V Kowdley

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Development and validation of a web-based electronic application in managing antithrombotic agents in patients undergoing GI endoscopy., Venkat Nutalapati, Krishna Teja Tokala, Madhav Desai, Vijay Kanakadandi, Mojtaba Olyaee, Sravanthi Parasa, and Amit Rastogi

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Estimating neoplasia detection rate (NDR) in patients with Barrett's oesophagus based on index endoscopy: a systematic review and meta-analysis., Sravanthi Parasa, Madhav Desai, Anusha Vittal, Viveksandeep T Chandrasekar, Asad Pervez, Kevin F Kennedy, Neil Gupta, Nicholas J Shaheen, and Prateek Sharma

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Provider Attitudes and Practice Patterns for Direct-Acting Antiviral Therapy for Patients with Hepatocellular Carcinoma., Nicole E Rich, Ju Dong Yang, Ponni V Perumalswami, Naim Alkhouri, Whitney Jackson, Neehar D Parikh, Neil Mehta, Reena Salgia, Andres Duarte-Rojo, Laura Kulik, Mina Rakoski, Adnan Said, Omobonike Oloruntoba, George N Ioannou, Maarouf A Hoteit, Andrew M Moon, Amol S Rangnekar, Sheila L Eswaran, Elizabeth Zheng, Janice H Jou, James Hanje, Anjana Pillai, Ruben Hernaez, Robert Wong, Steven Scaglione, Hrishikesh Samant, Devika Kapuria, Shaun Chandna, Russell Rosenblatt, Veeral Ajmera, Catherine Frenette, Sanjaya K Satapathy, Parvez Mantry, Prasun Jalal, Binu V John, Oren K Fix, Michael Leise, Christina C Lindenmeyer, Avegail Flores, Nayan Patel, Z Gordon Jiang, Nyan Latt, Renumathy Dhanasekaran, Mobolaji Odewole, Sofia Kagan, Jorge A Marrero, and Amit G Singal

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A Simple Measure of Hepatocellular Carcinoma Burden Predicts Tumor Recurrence after Liver Transplantation: The RH-IML Classification., Philip Vutien, Jennifer Dodge, Kiran M Bambha, Eric M Nordstrom, Jane Gralla, Kristen Campbell, Claire Levek, Trevor Nydam, Oren Fix, George Ioannou, and Scott W Biggins

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A Simple Measure of Hepatocellular Carcinoma Burden Predicts Tumor Recurrence After Liver Transplantation: The Recurrent Hepatocellular Carcinoma-Initial, Maximum, Last Classification., Philip Vutien, Jennifer Dodge, Kiran M Bambha, Eric M Nordstrom, Jane Gralla, Kristen Campbell, Claire Levek, Trevor Nydam, Oren K Fix, George Ioannou, and Scott W Biggins

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How Many Nodes Need to be Removed to Make Esophagectomy an Adequate Cancer Operation, and Does the Number Change When a Patient has Chemoradiotherapy Before Surgery?, Jonathan C Yeung, Manjit S Bains, Arianna Barbetta, Tamar Nobel, Steven R DeMeester, Brian E Louie, Mark B Orringer, Linda W Martin, Rishindra M Reddy, Francisco Schlottmann, and Daniela Molena

Submissions from 2018

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Intracorporeal versus extracorporeal anastomosis for minimally invasive right colectomy: A multi-center propensity score-matched comparison of outcomes., Robert K Cleary, Andrew Kassir, Craig S Johnson, Amir L Bastawrous, Mark K Soliman, Daryl S Marx, Luca Giordano, Tobi J Reidy, Eduardo Parra-Davila, Vincent J Obias, Joseph C Carmichael, Darren Pollock, and Alessio Pigazzi

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Predicting Low-Risk for Sustained Alcohol Use After Early Liver Transplant for Acute Alcoholic Hepatitis: The SALT Score., Brian P Lee, Eric Vittinghoff, Christine Hsu, Hyosun Han, George Therapondos, Oren K Fix, David W Victor, Deepti Dronamraju, Gene Y Im, Michael D Voigt, John P Rice, Michael R Lucey, Sheila Eswaran, Po-Hung Chen, Zhiping Li, Haripriya Maddur, and Norah A Terrault

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Can high-volume teams of anesthesiologists and surgeons decrease perioperative costs for pancreatic surgery?, Abhineet Uppal, Brooke Vuong, Ahmed Dehal, Stacey L Stern, Juan Mejia, Roshanthi Weerasinghe, Vandana Kapoor, Evan Ong, Paul D Hansen, and Anton J Bilchik