Publications

  1. Ravi K, Geno DM, Vela MF, Crowell MD, Katzka DA. Baseline impedance measured during high-resolution esophageal impedance manometry reliably discriminates GERD patients. Neurogastroenterol Motil 2016 Oct 24 [Epub ahead of print]
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  2. Arnett AL, Merrell KW, Macintosh EL, Shen KR, Ravi K, Neben-Wittich MA, Haddock MG, Hallemeier CL. Utility of [18f]FDG Positron Emission Tomography for Predicting Histopathologic Response in Esophageal Carcinoma Following Chemoradiation. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 2016 Oct 1; 96 (2S):E139
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  3. Alexander JA, Ravi K, Enders FT, Geno DM, Kryzer LA, Mara KC, Smyrk TC, Katzka DA. Montelukast Does not Maintain Symptom Reductions After Topical Steroid Therapy for Eosinophilic Esophagitis. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 2016 Sep 17 Epub 2016 Sept 17
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  4. Ravi K, Katzka DA. Esophageal Impedance Monitoring: Clinical Pearls and Pitfalls. Am J Gastroenterol 2016 Sep; 111 (9):1245-56 Epub 2016 June 21
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  5. Arnett AL, Merrell KW, Martin Macintosh E, Macintosh EM, James SE, Nathan MA, Shen KR, Ravi K, Neben Wittich MA, Haddock MG, Hallemeier CL. Utility of 18F-FDG PET for Predicting Histopathologic Response in Esophageal Carcinoma following Chemoradiation. J Thorac Oncol 2016 Aug 26 [Epub ahead of print]
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  6. Marston AP, Maldonado FJ, Ravi K, Kasperbauer JL, Ekbom DC. Treatment of oropharyngeal dysphagia secondary to idiopathic cricopharyngeal bar: Surgical cricopharyngeal muscle myotomy versus dilation. Am J Otolaryngol 2016 Jul 27 Epub 2016 July 27
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  7. Halland M, Ravi K, Barlow J, Arora A. Correlation between the radiological observation of isolated tertiary waves on an esophagram and findings on high-resolution esophageal manometry. Dis Esophagus 2016 Jan; 29 (1):22-6 Epub 2014 Oct 20
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  8. Ravi K, Murray JA, Geno DM, Katzka DA. Achalasia and chronic opiate use: innocent bystanders or associated conditions? Dis Esophagus 2016 Jan; 29 (1):15-21 Epub 2015 Jan 21
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  9. Ravi K, Katzka DA. Esophageal impedance monitoring: clinical pearls and pitfalls American Journal of Gastroenterology 2016; 111 (9):1245-56
  10. Marston AP, Maldonado FJ, Ravi K, Kasperbauer JL, Ekbom DC. Treatment of oropharyngeal dysphagia secondary to idiopathic cricopharyngeal bar: Surgical cricopharyngeal muscle myotomy versus dilation American Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Medicine and Surgery 2016; 37 (6):507-12
  11. Parthasarathy G, Ravi K, Camilleri M, Andrews C, Szarka LA, Low PA, Zinsmeister AR, Bharucha AE. Effect of neostigmine on gastroduodenal motility in patients with suspected gastrointestinal motility disorders. Neurogastroenterol Motil 2015 Dec; 27 (12):1736-46 Epub 2015 Sept 20
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  12. Ravi K, Sweetser S, Katzka DA. Pseudoachalasia secondary to bariatric surgery. Dis Esophagus 2015 Sep 10 Epub 2015 Sept 10
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  13. Ravi K, Friesen L, Issaka R, Kahrilas PJ, Pandolfino JE. Long-term Outcomes of Patients With Normal or Minor Motor Function Abnormalities Detected by High-resolution Esophageal Manometry. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 2015 Aug; 13 (8):1416-23 Epub 2015 Mar 11
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  14. Katzka DA, Ravi K, Geno DM, Smyrk TC, Iyer PG, Alexander JA, Mabary JE, Camilleri M, Vaezi MF. Endoscopic Mucosal Impedance Measurements Correlate With Eosinophilia and Dilation of Intercellular Spaces in Patients With Eosinophilic Esophagitis. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 2015 Jul; 13 (7):1242-1248.e1 Epub 2015 Jan 13
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  15. Hart PA, Romano RC, Moreira RK, Ravi K, Sweetser S. Esophagitis Dissecans Superficialis: Clinical, Endoscopic, and Histologic Features. Dig Dis Sci. 2015 Jul; 60(7):2049-57. Epub 2015 Feb 21.
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  16. Carlson DA, Ravi K, Kahrilas PJ, Gyawali CP, Bredenoord AJ, Castell DO, Spechler SJ, Halland M, Kanuri N, Katzka DA, Leggett CL, Roman S, Saenz JB, Sayuk GS, Wong AC, Yadlapati R, Ciolino JD, Fox MR, Pandolfino JE. Diagnosis of Esophageal Motility Disorders: Esophageal Pressure Topography vs. Conventional Line Tracing. Am J Gastroenterol 2015 Jul; 110 (7):967-77; quiz 978 Epub 2015 June 02
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  17. Ravi K, Geno DM, Katzka DA. Esophageal cancer screening in achalasia: is there a consensus? Dis Esophagus 2015 Apr; 28 (3):299-304 Epub 2014 Mar 06
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  18. Ravi K, Katzka DA. Diagnosis and medical management of esophageal dysmotility. Tech. Gastrointest. Endosc. 2015; 17(2):62-9.
  19. Gentile N, Katzka D, Ravi K, Trenkner S, Enders F, Killian J, Kryzer L, Talley NJ, Alexander J. Oesophageal narrowing is common and frequently under-appreciated at endoscopy in patients with oesophageal eosinophilia. Aliment Pharmacol Ther 2014 Dec; 40 (11-12):1333-40 Epub 2014 Oct 07
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  20. Halland M, Baron TH Sr, Ravi K. Dysphagia in a patient with a Zenker's Diverticulum: there is more to it than meets the eye. Gastroenterology 2014 Feb; 146 (2):346, 590-1 Epub 2013 Dec 14
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  21. Ravi K, Sweetser S. Persistent nausea and vomiting in pregnancy. Gastroenterology 2014 Jan; 146 (1):33, 323 Epub 2013 Nov 20
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  22. Law R, Ravi K, Alexander JA. A rash decision? Gastroenterology. 2013 May; 144(5):884, 1158. Epub 2013 Mar 21.
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  23. Noelting J, Ratuapli SK, Bharucha AE, Harvey DM, Ravi K, Zinsmeister AR. Normal values for high-resolution anorectal manometry in healthy women: effects of age and significance of rectoanal gradient. Am J Gastroenterol 2012 Oct; 107 (10):1530-6 Epub 2012 Sept 18
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  24. Wong RK, Drossman DA, Bharucha AE, Rao SS, Wald A, Morris CB, Oxentenko AS, Ravi K, Van Handel DM, Edwards H, Hu Y, Bangdiwala S. The digital rectal examination: a multicenter survey of physicians' and students' perceptions and practice patterns. Am J Gastroenterol. 2012 Aug; 107(8):1157-63.
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  25. Sridhara S, Ravi K, Smyrk TC, Kita H, Kephart GM, Weiler CR, Katzka DA. Increased numbers of eosinophils, rather than only etiology, predict histologic changes in patients with esophageal eosinophilia. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2012 Jul; 10(7):735-41. Epub 2012 Jan 28.
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  26. Lee J, Huprich J, Kujath C, Ravi K, Enders F, Smyrk TC, Katzka DA, Talley NJ, Alexander JA. Esophageal diameter is decreased in some patients with eosinophilic esophagitis and might increase with topical corticosteroid therapy. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 2012 May; 10 (5):481-6 Epub 2012 Feb 03
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  27. 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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  28. Ravi K, Talley NJ, Smyrk TC, Katzka DA, Kryzer L, Romero Y, Arora AS, Alexander JA. Low grade esophageal eosinophilia in adults: an unrecognized part of the spectrum of eosinophilic esophagitis? Dig Dis Sci. 2011 Jul; 56(7):1981-6. Epub 2011 Feb 06.
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  29. 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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  30. 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.
  31. Ravi K, Sanchez W, Sweetser S. Primary pancreatic follicular lymphoma mimicking adenocarcinoma. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2010 Oct; 8(10):e101-2. Epub 2010 May 23.
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  32. 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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  33. Bharucha AE, Ravi K, Zinsmeister AR. Comparison of selective M3 and nonselective muscarinic receptor antagonists on gastrointestinal transit and bowel habits in humans. Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol 2010 Jul; 299 (1):G215-9 Epub 2010 Apr 15
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  34. Ravi K, Bharucha AE, Camilleri M, Rhoten D, Bakken T, Zinsmeister AR. Phenotypic variation of colonic motor functions in chronic constipation. Gastroenterology 2010 Jan; 138 (1):89-97 Epub 2009 Aug 04
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  35. Ravi K, Chari ST, Vege SS, Sandborn WJ, Smyrk TC, Loftus EV Jr. Inflammatory bowel disease in the setting of autoimmune pancreatitis. Inflamm Bowel Dis. 2009 Sep; 15(9):1326-30.
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  36. Ravi K, Francis DL. New technologies to evaluate esophageal function. Expert Rev Med Devices. 2007 Nov; 4(6):829-37.
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