Publications

  1. Kurklinsky AK, Ray JC, Francis DL. The Writing on the Wall: A Case of Pill Esophagitis. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2014 Jun 24.
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  2. Gomez V, Propst JA, Francis DL, Canabal JM, Franco PM. Black Esophagus: An Unexpected Complication in an Orthotopic Liver Transplant Patient with Hemorrhagic Shock. Dig Dis Sci. 2014 May 7. [Epub ahead of print]
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  3. 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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  4. Francis DL, Foxx-Orenstein A, Arora AS, Smyrk TC, Jensen K, Nord SL, Alexander JA, Romero Y, Katzka DA. Results of ambulatory pH monitoring do not reliably predict response to therapy in patients with eosinophilic oesophagitis. Aliment Pharmacol Ther. 2012 Jan; 35(2):300-7. Epub 2011 Nov 24.
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  5. Ravi K, Francis DL, See JA, Geno DM, Katzka DA. The effects of a weakly acidic meal on gastric buffering and postprandial gastro-oesophageal reflux. Aliment Pharmacol Ther. 2011 Sep; 34(5):568-75. Epub 2011 Jul 05.
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  6. Munson GW, Van Norstrand MD, O'donnell JJ, Hammes NL, Francis DL. Intraprocedural evaluation of comfort for sedated outpatient upper endoscopy and colonoscopy: the La Crosse (WI) intra-endoscopy sedation comfort score. Gastroenterol Nurs. 2011 Jul-Aug; 34(4):296-301.
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  7. Ravi K, Katzka DA, Smyrk TC, Prasad GA, Romero Y, Francis DL, Lutzke L, Tian J, Wang KK. Prevalence of esophageal eosinophils in patients with Barrett's esophagus. Am J Gastroenterol. 2011 May; 106(5):851-7. Epub 2011 Feb 08.
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  8. Francis DL. Getting involved: my experience with Medicare's Advisory Panel on APC Groups. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2011 May; 9(5):392-4.
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  9. Francis DL, Rodriguez-Correa DT, Buchner A, Harewood GC, Wallace M. Application of a conversion factor to estimate the adenoma detection rate from the polyp detection rate. Gastrointest Endosc. 2011 Mar; 73(3):493-7.
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  10. Thanarajasingam U, Larson SA, Francis DL. Wegener's granulomatosis presenting with colonic ulcerations. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2011 Mar; 9(3):A22. Epub 2010 Oct 15.
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  11. Munson GW, Harewood GC, Francis DL. Time of day variation in polyp detection rate for colonoscopies performed on a 3-hour shift schedule. Gastrointest Endosc. 2011 Mar; 73(3):467-75. Epub 2010 Oct 08.
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  12. Francis DL, Prabhakar S, Bryant-Sendek DM, Larson MV. Quality improvement project eliminates falls in recovery area of high volume endoscopy unit. BMJ Qual Saf. 2011 Feb; 20(2):170-3. Epub 2011 Jan 05.
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  13. Stanich PP, Francis DL, Sweetser S. The spectrum of findings in Cowden syndrome. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2011 Jan; 9(1):e2-3. Epub 2010 Jul 22.
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  14. Jung KW, Gundersen N, Kopacova J, Arora AS, Romero Y, Katzka D, Francis D, Schreiber J, Dierkhising RA, Talley NJ, Smyrk TC, Alexander JA. Occurrence of and risk factors for complications after endoscopic dilation in eosinophilic esophagitis. Gastrointest Endosc. 2011 Jan; 73(1):15-21. Epub 2010 Nov 09.
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  15. Ravi K, DeVault KR, Murray JA, Bouras EP, Francis DL. Inter-observer agreement for multichannel intraluminal impedance-pH testing. Dis Esophagus. 2010 Sep; 23(7):540-4. Epub 2010 Apr 29.
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  16. McElhiney J, Lohse MR, Arora AS, Peloquin JM, Geno DM, Kuntz MM, Enders FB, Fredericksen M, Abdalla AA, Khan Y, Talley NJ, Diehl NN, Beebe TJ, Harris AM, Farrugia G, Graner DE, Murray JA, Locke GR 3rd, Grothe RM, Crowell MD, Francis DL, Grudell AM, The Mayo Dysphagia Questionnaire-30: documentation of reliability and validity of a tool for interventional trials in adults with esophageal disease. Dysphagia. 2010 Sep; 25(3):221-30. Epub 2009 Oct 24.
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  17. Francis DL, Katzka DA. Achalasia: update on the disease and its treatment. Gastroenterology. 2010 Aug; 139(2):369-74. Epub 2010 Jun 18.
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  18. Munson GW, Romero Y, Francis DL. Image of the month. Verrucous squamous cell carcinoma: a rare esophageal malignancy. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2010 Jun; 8(6):A20. Epub 2009 Oct 29.
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  19. Neumann DA 2nd, Francis DL, Baron TH. Proximal black esophagus: a case report and review of the literature. Gastrointest Endosc. 2009 Jul; 70(1):180-1. Epub 2009 Jan 18.
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  20. Francis DL, Prabhakar S, Sanderson SO. A quality initiative to decrease pathology specimen-labeling errors using radiofrequency identification in a high-volume endoscopy center. Am J Gastroenterol. 2009 Apr; 104(4):972-5. Epub 2009 Mar 03.
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  21. Hart PA, Arora A, Francis DL. Utility of software analysis of esophageal manometry studies in patients with aperistalsis. Dis Esophagus. 2009; 22(1):80-3. Epub 2008 Nov 19.
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  22. Francis DL. Attachment Disorder: A Decline in the Performance of the Bravo pH System. Am J Gastroenterol. 2008 Sep 10. [Epub ahead of print]
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  23. Choung RS, Ferguson DD, Murray JA, Kammer PP, Dierkhising RA, Zinsmeister AR, Nurbhai S, Landau SB, Talley NJ. A novel partial 5HT3 agonist DDP733 after a standard refluxogenic meal reduces reflux events: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled pharmacodynamic study. Aliment Pharmacol Ther. 2008 Mar 1; 27(5):404-11. Epub 2007 Dec 11.
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  24. Ravi K, Francis DL. New technologies to evaluate esophageal function. Expert Rev Med Devices. 2007 Nov; 4(6):829-37.
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  25. Ferguson DD, DeVault KR. Medical management of gastroesophageal reflux disease. Expert Opin Pharmacother. 2007 Jan; 8(1):39-47.
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  26. Ferguson DD, Foxx-Orenstein AE. Eosinophilic esophagitis: an update. Dis Esophagus. 2007; 20(1):2-8.
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  27. Al-Haddad M, Ward EM, Scolapio JS, Ferguson DD, Raimondo M. Glucagon for the relief of esophageal food impaction does it really work? Dig Dis Sci. 2006 Nov; 51(11):1930-3. Epub 2006 Sep 27.
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  28. Ferguson DD, DeVault KR, Krishna M, Loeb DS, Wolfsen HC, Wallace MB. Enhanced magnification-directed biopsies do not increase the detection of intestinal metaplasia in patients with GERD. Am J Gastroenterol. 2006 Jul; 101(7):1611-6.
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  29. 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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  30. Ferguson DD. Evaluation and management of benign esophageal strictures. Dis Esophagus. 2005; 18(6):359-64.
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  31. Ferguson DD, DeVault KR. Dysphagia. Curr Treat Options Gastroenterol. 2004 Aug; 7(4):251-258.
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