Publications

  1. Achem SR, DeVault KR. Gastroesophageal reflux disease and the elderly. Gastroenterol Clin North Am. 2014 Mar; 43(1):147-60.
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  2. Orbelo DM, Enders FT, Romero Y, Francis DL, Achem SR, Dabade TS, Crowell MD, Geno DM, Dejesus RS, Namasivayam V, Adamson SC, Arora AS, Majka AJ, Alexander JA, Murray JA, Lohse M, Diehl NN, Fredericksen M, Jung KW, Houston MS, O'Neil AE, Katzka DA. Once-Daily Omeprazole/Sodium Bicarbonate Heals Severe Refractory Reflux Esophagitis with Morning or Nighttime Dosing. Dig Dis Sci. 2014 Jan 22.
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  3. Achem SR. Diffuse esophageal spasm in the era of high-resolution manometry. Gastroenterol. Hepatol. 2014; 10(2):130-3.
  4. Vazquez-Elizondo G, Ngamruengphong S, Khrisna M, Devault KR, Talley NJ, Achem SR. The outcome of patients with oesophageal eosinophilic infiltration after an eight-week trial of a proton pump inhibitor. Aliment Pharmacol Ther. 2013 Nov; 38(10):1312-9. Epub 2013 Oct 05.
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  5. Chehade M, Lucendo AJ, Achem SR, Souza RF. Causes, evaluation, and consequences of eosinophilic esophagitis. Ann N Y Acad Sci. 2013 Oct; 1300:110-8.
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  6. Krarup AL, Liao D, Gregersen H, Drewes AM, Hejazi RA, McCallum RW, Vega KJ, Frazzoni M, Frazzoni L, Clarke JO, Achem SR. Nonspecific motility disorders, irritable esophagus, and chest pain. Ann N Y Acad Sci. 2013 Oct; 1300:96-109.
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  7. Achem SR, Gerson LB. Distal esophageal spasm: an update. Curr Gastroenterol Rep. 2013 Sep; 15(9):325.
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  8. Hirano I, Moy N, Heckman MG, Thomas CS, Gonsalves N, Achem SR. Endoscopic assessment of the oesophageal features of eosinophilic oesophagitis: validation of a novel classification and grading system. Gut. 2013 Apr; 62(4):489-95. Epub 2012 May 22.
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  9. Hershcovici T, Achem SR, Jha LK, Fass R. Systematic review: the treatment of noncardiac chest pain. Aliment Pharmacol Ther. 2012 Jan; 35(1):5-14. Epub 2011 Nov 13.
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  10. Almansa C, Heckman MG, DeVault KR, Bouras E, Achem SR. Esophageal spasm: demographic, clinical, radiographic, and manometric features in 108 patients. Dis Esophagus. 2012 Apr; 25(3):214-21. Epub 2011 Sep 23.
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  11. Almansa C, Devault KR, Achem SR. A comprehensive review of eosinophilic esophagitis in adults. J Clin Gastroenterol. 2011 Sep; 45(8):658-64.
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  12. Fass R, Achem SR. Noncardiac chest pain: diagnostic evaluation. Dis Esophagus. 2012 Feb; 25(2):89-101. Epub 2011 Jul 21.
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  13. Fass R, Achem SR. Noncardiac chest pain: epidemiology, natural course and pathogenesis. J Neurogastroenterol Motil. 2011 Apr; 17(2):110-23. Epub 2011 Apr 27.
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  14. Achem SR, Almansa C, Krishna M, Heckman MG, Wolfsen HC, Talley NJ, DeVault KR. Oesophageal eosinophilic infiltration in patients with noncardiac chest pain. Aliment Pharmacol Ther. 2011 Jun; 33(11):1194-201. Epub 2011 Apr 05.
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  15. Stauffer JA, Shaddix KK, Achem SR, Stark M, Adelson A, Metzger PP, Landmann RG. Intra-operative use of super-selective or highly selective angiography with methylene blue injection to localize arterial-venous malformation. Colorectal Dis. 2011 Apr; 13(4):e65-6.
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  16. Buchner AM, Gomez V, Heckman MG, Shahid MW, Achem S, Gill KR, Jamil LH, Kahaleh M, Lo SK, Picco M, Riegert-Johnson D, Raimondo M, Sciemeca D, Wolfsen H, Woodward T, Wallace MB. The learning curve of in vivo probe-based confocal laser endomicroscopy for prediction of colorectal neoplasia. Gastrointest Endosc. 2011 Mar; 73(3):556-60.
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  17. Pasha SF, Crowell MD, Alexander JA, Harris LA, Achem SR, Farrugia G, Lee JJ, Thompson DM, Jung KW, Kita H, Ravi K, Namasivayam V, Kim HJ, Fleischer DE, Sharma VK, Romero Y. Eosinophilic oesophagitis in adults - A rising epidemic. European Gastroenterology and Hepatology Review. 2011; 7(1):14-20.
  18. Gill KR, Ghabril MS, Jamil LH, Al-Haddad M, Gross SA, Achem SR, Woodward TA, Wallace MB, Raimondo M, Hemminger LL, Wolfsen HC. Variation in Barrett's esophageal wall thickness: is it associated with histology or segment length? J Clin Gastroenterol. 2010 Jul; 44(6):411-5.
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  19. Almansa C, Wang B, Achem SR. Noncardiac chest pain and fibromyalgia. Med Clin North Am. 2010 Mar; 94(2):275-89.
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  20. Almansa C, Krishna M, Buchner AM, Ghabril MS, Talley N, DeVault KR, Wolfsen H, Raimondo M, Guarderas JC, Achem SR. Seasonal distribution in newly diagnosed cases of eosinophilic esophagitis in adults. Am J Gastroenterol. 2009 Apr; 104(4):828-33. Epub 2009 Feb 24.
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  21. Achem SR. Noncardiac chest pain-treatment approaches. Gastroenterol Clin North Am. 2008 Dec; 37(4):859-78, ix.
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  22. Achem SR. Treatment of non-cardiac chest pain. Dis Mon. 2008 Sep; 54(9):642-70.
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  23. Wolfsen HC, Crook JE, Krishna M, Achem SR, Devault KR, Bouras EP, Loeb DS, Stark ME, Woodward TA, Hemminger LL, Cayer FK, Wallace MB. Prospective, controlled tandem endoscopy study of narrow band imaging for dysplasia detection in Barrett's Esophagus. Gastroenterology. 2008 Jul; 135(1):24-31. Epub 2008 Mar 21.
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  24. Bonatti H, Achem SR, Hinder RA. Impact of changing epidemiology of gastroesophageal reflux disease on its diagnosis and treatment. J Gastrointest Surg. 2008 Feb; 12(2):373-81.
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  25. Almansa C, Hinder RA, Smith CD, Achem SR. A comprehensive appraisal of the surgical treatment of diffuse esophageal spasm. J Gastrointest Surg. 2008 Jun; 12(6):1133-45. Epub 2007 Dec 11.
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  26. Wolfsen HC, Hemminger LL, Achem SR. Eosinophilic esophagitis and Barrett's esophagus with dysplasia. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2007 Dec; 5(12):A18.
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  27. Achem SR. Management of esophageal chest pain. Gastroenterol Hepatol (N Y). 2007 Oct; 3(10):765-7.
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  28. Almansa C, Achem SR. [Diffuse esophageal spasm (DES). Practical concepts of diagnosis and treatment]. Rev Gastroenterol Mex. 2007 Apr-Jun; 72(2):136-45.
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  29. Stauffer J, Bonatti H, Norman K, Jean-Pierre C, Nguyen J, Gusler J, Slocum J, Hinder R, Achem S, De Vault K, Dickson RC, Aranda-Michel J. Acid blocking medication usage pre and post liver transplantation. Eur. Surg. Acta Chir. Austriaca. 2007; 39(1):57-60.
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  30. Bonatti H, Bammer T, Achem SR, Lukens F, DeVault KR, Klaus A, Hinder RA. Use of acid suppressive medications after laparoscopic antireflux surgery: prevalence and clinical indications. Dig Dis Sci. 2007 Jan; 52(1):267-72. Epub 2006 Dec 07.
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  31. Ward EM, Wolfsen HC, Achem SR, Loeb DS, Krishna M, Hemminger LL, DeVault KR. Barrett's esophagus is common in older men and women undergoing screening colonoscopy regardless of reflux symptoms. Am J Gastroenterol. 2006 Jan; 101(1):12-7.
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  32. Bonatti H, Ferguson D, Wykypiel H, Aranda-Michel J, Achem SR, Hinder RA, DeVault KR. Review on extraesophageal reflux disease. Eur. Surg. Acta Chir. Austriaca. 2006; 38(4):255-61.
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  33. Bonatti H, Hinder RA, Klocker J, Neuhauser B, Klaus A, Achem SR, de Vault K. Long-term results of laparoscopic Heller myotomy with partial fundoplication for the treatment of achalasia. Am J Surg. 2005 Dec; 190(6):874-8.
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  34. Achem SR, DeVault KR. Dysphagia in aging. J Clin Gastroenterol. 2005 May-Jun; 39(5):357-71.
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  35. Noh KW, Loeb DS, Stockland A, Achem SR. Pneumomediastinum following Enteryx((TM)) injection for the treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease. Am J Gastroenterol. 2005 Mar; 100(3):723-6.
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  36. Fass R, Achem SR, Harding S, Mittal RK, Quigley E. Review article: supra-oesophageal manifestations of gastro-oesophageal reflux disease and the role of night-time gastro-oesophageal reflux. Aliment Pharmacol Ther. 2004 Dec; 20(Suppl 9):26-38.
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  37. DeVault KR, Swain JM, Wentling GK, Floch NR, Achem SR, Hinder RA. Evaluation of vagus and after antireflux nerve function before surgery. J Gastrointest Surg. 2004 Nov; 8(7):883-8.
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  38. Wolfsen HC, Hemminger LL, Achem SR, Loeb DS, Stark ME, Bouras EP, DeVault KR. Complications of endoscopy of the upper gastrointestinal tract: a single-center experience. Mayo Clin Proc. 2004 Oct; 79(10):1264-7.
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  39. Wolfsen HC, Achem SR. Diffuse colonic polyposis detected at screening colonoscopy: mantle-cell lymphoma. Endoscopy. 2004 May; 36(5):471.
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  40. Achem SR. Treatment of spastic esophageal motility disorders. Gastroenterol Clin North Am. 2004 Mar; 33(1):107-24.
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  41. Ward EM, Devault KR, Bouras EP, Stark ME, Wolfsen HC, Davis DM, Nedrow SI, Achem SR. Successful oesophageal pH monitoring with a catheter-free system. Aliment Pharmacol Ther. 2004 Feb 15; 19(4):449-54.
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  42. Cheshire WP Jr, Achem SR. Clinical history. Clin Auton Res. 2004 Feb; 14(1):42-3.
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  43. Cheshire WP, Achem SR. The synchrony of syncope: chest pain, panic, and vasovagal convergence in the perfect autonomic storm. Clin Auton Res. 2004 Feb; 14(1):44-8.
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  44. Klaus A, Hinder RA, Swain J, Achem SR. Management of epiphrenic diverticula. J Gastrointest Surg. 2003 Nov; 7(7):906-11.
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  45. Wolfsen HC, Hemminger L, Stark ME, Achem SR, Loeb DS, Woodward TA, DeVault KR. Resource utilization and procedure parameters for the Stretta procedure: comparison with endoscopic ultrasonography and colonoscopy. J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A. 2003 Oct; 13(5):291-4.
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  46. Klaus A, Gadenstaetter M, Mulmann G, Kirchmayr W, Profanter C, Achem SR, Wetscher GJ. Selection of patients with gastroesophageal reflux disease for antireflux surgery based on esophageal manometry. Dig Dis Sci. 2003 Sep; 48(9):1719-22.
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  47. Achem AC, Achem SR, Stark ME, DeVault KR. Failure of esophageal peristalsis in older patients: Association with esophageal acid exposure. Am J Gastroenterol. 2003 Jan; 98(1):35-9.
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  48. Ward EM, Achem SR. Gastric heterotopia in the proximal esophagus complicated by stricture. Gastrointest Endosc. 2003 Jan; 57(1):131-3.
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  49. Klaus A, Hinder RA, DeVault KR, Achem SR. Bowel dysfunction after laparoscopic antireflux surgery: Incidence, severity, and clinical course. Am J Med. 2003 Jan; 114(1):6-9.
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  50. van Herwaarden MA, Katz PO, Gideon M, Barrett J, Castell JA, Achem S, Castell DO. Are manometric parameters of the upper esophageal sphincter and pharynx affected by age and gender? Dysphagia. 2003 Sum; 18(3):211-7.
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  51. Bammer T, Freeman M, Shahriari A, Hinder RA, DeVault KR, Achem SR. Outcome of laparoscopic antireflux surgery in patients with nonerosive reflux disease. J Gastrointest Surg. 2002 Sep-Oct; 6(5):730-7.
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  52. Lukens FJ, Loeb DS, Machicao VI, Achem SR, Picco MF. Colonoscopy in octogenarians: a prospective outpatient study. Am J Gastroenterol. 2002 Jul; 97(7):1722-5.
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  53. Klaus A, Hinder RA, Swain J, Achem SR. Incidental cholecystectomy during laparoscopic antireflux surgery. Am Surg. 2002 Jul; 68(7):619-23.
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  54. Ukleja A, Woodward TA, Achem SR. Vagus nerve injury with severe diarrhea after laparoscopic antireflux surgery. Dig Dis Sci. 2002 Jul; 47(7):1590-3.
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  55. Malhi-Chowla N, Gorecki P, Bammer T, Achem SR, Hinder RA, DeVault KR. Dilation after fundoplication: timing, frequency, indications, and outcome. Gastrointest Endosc. 2002 Feb; 55(2):219-23.
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  56. Swain JM, Klaus A, Achem SR, Hinder RA. Congenital diaphragmatic hernia in adults. Semin Laparosc Surg. 2001 Dec; 8(4):246-55.
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  57. Ukleja A, DeVault KR, Stark ME, Achem SR. Lichen planus involving the esophagus. Dig Dis Sci. 2001 Oct; 46(10):2292-7.
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  58. Achem SR. Chest pain and serotonin: a possible link? Gastroenterology. 2001 Aug; 121(2):495-6.
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  59. Bammer T, Hinder RA, Klaus A, Trastek VF, Achem SR. Rationale for surgical therapy of Barrett esophagus. Mayo Clin Proc. 2001 Mar; 76(3):335-42.
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  60. Meier-Ewert HK, Van Herwaarden MA, Gideon RM, Castell JA, Achem S, Castell DO. Effect of age on differences in upper esophageal sphincter and pharynx pressures between patients with dysphagia and control subjects. Am J Gastroenterol. 2001 Jan; 96(1):35-40.
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  61. Achem SR, DeVault KR. Recent developments in chest pain of undetermined origin. Curr Gastroenterol Rep. 2000 Jun; 2(3):201-9.
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  62. Malhi-Chowla N, Achem SR, Stark ME, DeVault KR. Manometry of the upper esophageal sphincter and pharynx is not useful in unselected patients referred for esophageal testing. Am J Gastroenterol. 2000 Jun; 95(6):1417-21.
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  63. Klingler PJ, Hinder RA, Wetscher GJ, Davis DM, Achem SR, Seelig MH, O'Brien P, DeVault KR. Accurate placement of the esophageal pH electrode for 24-hour pH monitoring using a combined pH/manometry probe. Am J Gastroenterol. 2000 Apr; 95(4):906-9.
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  64. Achem SR. Boerhaave's syndrome. [republished from Dig Dis 1999;17(4):256]. Dig Dis. 2000; 18(2):106.
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  65. DeVault KR, Achem SR. Functional gastroesophageal reflux disease? Curr Treat Options Gastroenterol. 2000; 3:295-302.
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  66. Glaser K, Wetscher GJ, Klingler A, Klingler PJ, Eltschka B, Hollinsky C, Achem SR, Hinder RA. Selection of patients for laparoscopic antireflux surgery. Dig Dis. 2000; 18(3):129-37.
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  67. Achem SR. Endoscopy-negative gastroesophageal reflux disease. The hypersensitive esophagus. Gastroenterol Clin North Am. 1999 Dec; 28(4):893-904, vii.
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  68. Alvarez-Sanchez A, Rey E, Achem SR, Diaz-Rubio M. Does progesterone fluctuation across the menstrual cycle predispose to gastroesophageal reflux? Am J Gastroenterol. 1999 Jun; 94(6):1468-71.
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  69. Achem SR. Boerhaave's syndrome. [republished in J Parasitol. 1975 Oct;61(5):970-2]. Dig Dis. 1999; 17(4):256.
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  70. Gretz JE, Achem SR. The watermelon stomach: clinical presentation, diagnosis, and treatment. Am J Gastroenterol. 1998 Jun; 93(6):890-5.
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  71. Achem SR, Robinson M. A prokinetic approach to treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease. Dig Dis. 1998 Jan-Feb; 16(1):38-46.
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  72. DeVault K, Achem SR. Noncardiac chest pain, current treatment options. Gastroenterology. 1998; 1:49-55.
  73. Achem SR, Kolts BE, MacMath T, Richter J, Mohr D, Burton L, Castell DO. Effects of omeprazole versus placebo in treatment of noncardiac chest pain and gastroesophageal reflux. Dig Dis Sci. 1997 Oct; 42(10):2138-45.
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  74. Achem SR. Intramural esophageal pseudodiverticulosis. Digestive Diseases. 1997; 15(1-2):124.
  75. Tennyson G, Achem SR. Hemochromatosis. Digestive Diseases. 1996; 14:330.
  76. Achem SR, Kolts BE, Wars R, Burton L, Richter JE. Chest pain associated with nutcracker esophagus: a preliminary study of the role of gastroesophageal reflux. American Journal of Gastroenterology. 1993; 88(2):187-92.
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  77. Kolts BE, Joseph B, Achem SR, Monteiro C, Bianchi T. Helicobacter pylori detection: a quality and cost analysis. American Journal of Gastroenterology. 1993; 88(5):650-5.
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  78. Achem SR, Kolts BE, Burton L. Segmental versus diffuse nutcracker esophagus - an intermittent motility pattern. American Journal of Gastroenterology. 1993; 88(6):847-51.
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  79. Kolts BE, Lyles E, Achem SR, Burton L, Geller AJ, MacMath T. A comparison of effectiveness and patient tolerance of oral sodium phosphate, castor oil and standard electrolyte lavage for colonoscopy or sigmoidoscopy preparation. American Journal of Gastroenterology. 1993; 88:1213.
  80. Geller AJ, Kolts BE, Achem SR, Wears R. The high frequency of upper gastrointestinal pathology in patients with fecal occult blood and colon polyps. American Journal of Gastroenterology. 1993; 88:1184-87.
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  81. Achem SR, Kolts BE, Grisnik J, MacMath T, Monteiro CB, Goldstein J. Pseudotumoral hepatic tuberculosis: Atypical presentation and comprehensive review of the literature. Journal of Clinical Gastroenterology. 1992; 141:72-7.
  82. Achem SR, Kolts BE. Current medical therapy for esophageal motility disorders. American Journal of Medicine. 1992; 92(5a).
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  83. Achem SR, Crittenden J, Kolts BE, Burton L. Long-term clinical and manometric follow-up of patients with nonspecific esophageal motor disorders. American Journal of Gastroenterology. 1992; 87(7):825-30.
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  84. Kolts BE, Achem SR. Gastrointestinal side effects of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug use. Hospital Formulary. 1992; 27:36-48.
  85. Kolts BE, Achem SR, Geller AJ. Healing gastrointestinal fistulas: Review of somatostatin. Hospital Formulary. 1992; 27(10):1028-39.
  86. Achem SR, Owyang C, Schuffler MD, Dobbins WO III. Neuronal dysplasia and chronic intestinal pseudo-obstruction: Rectal biopsy as a possible aid to diagnosis. Gastroenterology. 1987; 92:805-9.
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  87. Achem-Karam SR, Funakoshi A, Vinik AI, Owyang C. Plasma motilin concentration and interdigestive migrating motor complex in diabetic gastroparesis: Effect of metoclopramide. Gastroenterology. 1985; 88:492-9.
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  88. Cohen I, Johnson C, Berardi R, Hyneck M, Achem SR. Cimetidine-theophylline interaction: Effects of age and cimetidine dose. Therapeutic Drug Monitoring. 1985; 7:426-34.
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  89. Berardi R, Hyneck M, Cohen I, Cornish L, Achem-Karam SR. Effect of cimetidine on serum uric acid concentration. Clinical Pharmacy. 1984; 3:56-9.
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  90. Owyang C, Achem-Karam SR, Vinik AI. Pancreatic polypeptide and intestinal migrating motor complex in man. Effect of pancreatic-biliary secretion. Gastroenterology. 1983; 84:10-7.
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  91. Eckhauser FE, Strodel WE, Achem-Karam SR, Nostrant T. Common bile duct strictures associated with chronic pancreatitis. American Surgeon. 1983; 49:350.
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