Publications

  1. Fischbach LA, Graham DY, Kramer JR, Rugge M, Verstovsek G, Parente P, Alsarraj A, Fitzgerald S, Shaib Y, Abraham NS, Kolpachi A, Gupta S, Vela MF, Velez M, Cole R, Anand B, El Serag HB. Association between Helicobacter pylori and Barrett's esophagus: a case-control study. Am J Gastroenterol. 2014 Mar; 109(3):357-68. Epub 2014 Jan 14.
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  2. El-Serag HB, Hashmi A, Garcia J, Richardson P, Alsarraj A, Fitzgerald S, Vela M, Shaib Y, Abraham NS, Velez M, Cole R, Rodriguez MB, Anand B, Graham DY, Kramer JR. Visceral abdominal obesity measured by CT scan is associated with an increased risk of Barrett's oesophagus: a case-control study. Gut. 2014 Feb; 63(2):220-9. Epub 2013 Feb 13.
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  3. Abraham NS. Issue highlights. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2014; 12(2):165-6.
  4. Abraham NS, Castillo DL. Novel anticoagulants: bleeding risk and management strategies. Curr Opin Gastroenterol. 2013 Nov; 29(6):676-83.
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  5. Abraham NS, Hartman C, Richardson P, Castillo D, Street RL Jr, Naik AD. Risk of lower and upper gastrointestinal bleeding, transfusions, and hospitalizations with complex antithrombotic therapy in elderly patients. Circulation. 2013 Oct 22; 128(17):1869-77. Epub 2013 Sep 11.
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  6. Abraham NS, Richardson P, Castillo D, Kane SV. Dual therapy with infliximab and immunomodulator reduces one-year rates of hospitalization and surgery among veterans with inflammatory bowel disease. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2013 Oct; 11(10):1281-7. Epub 2013 Jun 19.
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  7. Abraham NS. Issue highlights. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2013 Jun; 11(6):585-6. Epub 2013 Apr 10.
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  8. Abraham NS. Novel oral anticoagulants and gastrointestinal bleeding: a case for cardiogastroenterology. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2013 Apr; 11(4):324-8. Epub 2013 Jan 21.
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  9. Kramer JR, Fischbach LA, Richardson P, Alsarraj A, Fitzgerald S, Shaib Y, Abraham NS, Velez M, Cole R, Anand B, Verstovsek G, Rugge M, Parente P, Graham DY, El-Serag HB. Waist-to-hip ratio, but not body mass index, is associated with an increased risk of Barrett's esophagus in white men. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2013 Apr; 11(4):373-381.e1. Epub 2012 Dec 04.
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  10. Nordenstedt H, Graham DY, Kramer JR, Rugge M, Verstovsek G, Fitzgerald S, Alsarraj A, Shaib Y, Velez ME, Abraham N, Anand B, Cole R, El-Serag HB. Helicobacter pylori-negative gastritis: prevalence and risk factors. Am J Gastroenterol. 2013 Jan; 108(1):65-71. Epub 2012 Nov 13.
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  11. Abraham NS. Proton pump inhibitors: potential adverse effects. Curr Opin Gastroenterol. 2012 Nov; 28(6):615-20.
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  12. Abraham NS, Naik AD, Street RL Jr. Shared decision making in GI clinic to improve patient adherence. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2012 Aug; 10(8):825-7 Epub 2012 Jun 8.
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  13. Abraham NS. Issue highlights. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2012 Aug; 10(10):1059.
  14. *Anaya DA, Becker NS, Richardson P, Abraham NS. Use of administrative data to identify colorectal liver metastasis. J Surg Res. 2012 Jul; 176(1):141-6 Epub 2011 Aug 10.
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  15. Naik AD, Street RL Jr, Castillo D, Abraham NS. Health literacy and decision making styles for complex antithrombotic therapy among older multimorbid adults. Patient Educ Couns. 2011 Dec; 85(3):499-504. Epub 2011 Jan 19.
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  16. Abraham NS. Prescribing proton pump inhibitor and clopidogrel together: current state of recommendations. Curr Opin Gastroenterol. 2011 Oct; 27(6):558-64.
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  17. Nordenstedt H, Kramer JR, Rugge M, Verstovsek G, Fitzgerald S, Dodge R, Alsarraj A, Shaib YH, Abraham NS, et al. The prevalence of Helicobacter pylori-negative gastritis. Gastroenterology. 2011 May; 140(5):S733.
  18. *Cheema FN, Abraham NS, Berger DH, Albo D, Taffet GE, Naik AD. Novel approaches to perioperative assessment and intervention may improve long-term outcomes after colorectal cancer resection in older adults. Ann Surg. 2011 May; 253(5):867-74.
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  19. *Anaya DA, Becker NS, Abraham NS. Global graying, colorectal cancer and liver metastasis: new implications for surgical management. Crit Rev Oncol Hematol. 2011 Feb; 77(2):100-8 Epub 2010 Mar 4.
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  20. Abraham NS, Hlatky MA, Antman EM, Bhatt DL, Bjorkman DJ, Clark CB, Furberg CD, Johnson DA, Kahi CJ, Laine L, Mahaffey KW, Quigley EM, Scheiman J, Sperling LS, Tomaselli GF, Accf/Acg/Aha. ACCF/ACG/AHA 2010 Expert Consensus Document on the concomitant use of proton pump inhibitors and thienopyridines: a focused update of the ACCF/ACG/AHA 2008 expert consensus document on reducing the gastrointestinal risks of antiplatelet therapy and NSAID use: a report of the American College of Cardiology Foundation Task Force on Expert Consensus Documents. Circulation. 2010 Dec 14; 122(24):2619-33. Epub 2010 Nov 08.
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  21. Abraham NS, Hlatky MA, Antman EM, Bhatt DL, Bjorkman DJ, Clark CB, Furberg CD, Johnson DA, Kahi CJ, Laine L, Mahaffey KW, Quigley EM, Scheiman J, Sperling LS, Tomaselli GF, Accf/Acg/Aha. ACCF/ACG/AHA 2010 expert consensus document on the concomitant use of proton pump inhibitors and thienopyridines: a focused update of the ACCF/ACG/AHA 2008 expert consensus document on reducing the gastrointestinal risks of antiplatelet therapy and NSAID use. A Report of the American College of Cardiology Foundation Task Force on Expert Consensus Documents. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2010 Dec 7; 56(24):2051-66.
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  22. Abraham NS, Hlatky MA, Antman EM, Bhatt DL, Bjorkman DJ, Clark CB, Furberg CD, Johnson DA, Kahi CJ, Laine L, Mahaffey KW, Quigley EM, Scheiman J, Sperling LS, Tomaselli GF, Accf/Acg/Aha. ACCF/ACG/AHA 2010 expert consensus document on the concomitant use of proton pump inhibitors and thienopyridines: a focused update of the ACCF/ACG/AHA 2008 expert consensus document on reducing the gastrointestinal risks of antiplatelet therapy and NSAID use. Am J Gastroenterol. 2010 Dec; 105(12):2533-49.
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  23. Naik AD, Rodriguez E, Rao R, Teinert D, Abraham NS, Kalavar J. Quality improvement initiative for rapid induction of hypertension control in primary care. Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes. 2010 Sep; 3(5):558-64.
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  24. *Thirumurthi S, Chowdhury R, Richardson P, Abraham NS. Validation of ICD-9-CM diagnostic codes for inflammatory bowel disease among veterans. Dig Dis Sci. 2010 Sep; 55(9):2592-8 Epub 2009 Dec 24.
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  25. *Andreas DC, Abraham NS, Naik AD, Street RL Jr, Sharf BF. Understanding risk communication through patient narratives about complex antithrombotic therapies. Qual Health Res. 2010 Aug; 20(8):1155-65 Epub 2010 May 4.
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  26. Abraham NS, Hartman C, Hasche J. Reduced hospitalization cost for upper gastrointestinal events that occur among elderly veterans who are gastroprotected. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2010 Apr; 8(4):350-6; quiz e45. Epub 2010 Jan 21.
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  27. Becker RC, Scheiman J, Dauerman HL, Spencer F, Rao S, Sabatine M, Johnson DA, Chan F, Abraham NS, Quigley EM, American College of Cardiology, American College of Gastroenterology. Management of platelet-directed pharmacotherapy in patients with atherosclerotic coronary artery disease undergoing elective endoscopic gastrointestinal procedures. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2009 Dec 8; 54(24):2261-76.
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  28. Becker RC, Scheiman J, Dauerman HL, Spencer F, Rao S, Sabatine M, Johnson DA, Chan F, Abraham NS, Quigley EM, American College of Cardiology and the American College of Gastroenterology. Management of platelet-directed pharmacotherapy in patients with atherosclerotic coronary artery disease undergoing elective endoscopic gastrointestinal procedures. Am J Gastroenterol. 2009 Dec; 104(12):2903-17. Epub 2009 Nov 24.
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  29. *Dries AM, Richardson P, Cavazos J, Abraham NS. Therapeutic intent of proton pump inhibitor prescription among elderly nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug users. Aliment Pharmacol Ther. 2009 Sep 15; 30(6):652-61 Epub 2009 Jul 2.
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  30. Sonnenberg A, Richardson PA, Abraham NS. Hospitalizations for inflammatory bowel disease among US military veterans 1975-2006. Dig Dis Sci. 2009 Aug; 54(8):1740-5. Epub 2009 Mar 04.
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  31. Naik AD, Woofter AL, Skinner JM, Abraham NS. Pharmaceutical company influence on nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug prescribing behaviors. Am J Manag Care. 2009 Apr; 15(4):e9-15. Epub 2009 Apr 01.
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  32. *Thirumurthi S, Desilva R, Castillo DL, Richardson P, Abraham NS. Identification of Helicobacter pylori infected patients, using administrative data. Aliment Pharmacol Ther. 2008 Dec 1; 28(11-12):1309-16 Epub 2008 Aug 30.
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  33. *Castillo DL, Abraham NS. Knowledge management: how to keep up with the literature. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2008 Dec; 6(12):1294-300 Epub 2008 Nov 4.
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  34. Chan FK, Abraham NS, Scheiman JM, Laine L. Management of patients on nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs: a clinical practice recommendation from the First International Working Party on Gastrointestinal and Cardiovascular Effects of Nonsteroidal Anti-inflammatory Drugs and Anti-platelet Agents. Am J Gastroenterol. 2008 Nov; 103(11):2908-18. Epub 2008 Oct 1.
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  35. Bhatt DL, Scheiman J, Abraham NS, Antman EM, Chan FK, Furberg CD, Johnson DA, Mahaffey KW, Quigley EM, Harrington RA, Bates ER, Bridges CR, Eisenberg MJ, Ferrari VA, Hlatky MA, Kaul S, Lindner JR, Moliterno DJ, Mukherjee D, Schofield RS, Rosenson RS, ACCF/ACG/AHA 2008 expert consensus document on reducing the gastrointestinal risks of antiplatelet therapy and NSAID use. Am J Gastroenterol. 2008 Nov; 103(11):2890-907. Epub 2008 Oct 03.
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  36. Bhatt DL, Scheiman J, Abraham NS, Antman EM, Chan FK, Furberg CD, Johnson DA, Mahaffey KW, Quigley EM, Harrington RA, Bates ER, Bridges CR, Eisenberg MJ, Ferrari VA, Hlatky MA, Kaul S, Lindner JR, Moliterno DJ, Mukherjee D, Schofield RS, Rosenson RS, ACCF/ACG/AHA 2008 expert consensus document on reducing the gastrointestinal risks of antiplatelet therapy and NSAID use: a report of the American College of Cardiology Foundation Task Force on Clinical Expert Consensus Documents. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2008 Oct 28; 52(18):1502-17.
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  37. Bhatt DL, Scheiman J, Abraham NS, Antman EM, Chan FK, Furberg CD, Johnson DA, Mahaffey KW, Quigley EM, American College of Cardiology Foundation Task Force on Clinical Expert Consensus Documents. ACCF/ACG/AHA 2008 expert consensus document on reducing the gastrointestinal risks of antiplatelet therapy and NSAID use: a report of the American College of Cardiology Foundation Task Force on Clinical Expert Consensus Documents. Circulation. 2008 Oct 28; 118(18):1894-909. Epub 2008 Oct 03.
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  38. *Cavazos JM, Naik AD, Woofter A, Abraham NS. Barriers to physician adherence to nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug guidelines: a qualitative study. Aliment Pharmacol Ther. 2008 Sep 15; 28(6):789-98.
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  39. Abraham NS, Castillo DL, Hartman C. National mortality following upper gastrointestinal or cardiovascular events in older veterans with recent nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug use. Aliment Pharmacol Ther. 2008 Jul; 28(1):97-106. Epub 2008 Apr 07.
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  40. Abraham NS, Hartman C, Castillo D, Richardson P, Smalley W. Effectiveness of national provider prescription of PPI gastroprotection among elderly NSAID users. Am J Gastroenterol. 2008 Feb; 103(2):323-32.
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  41. Abraham NS, El-Serag HB, Hartman C, Richardson P, Deswal A. Cyclooxygenase-2 selectivity of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and the risk of myocardial infarction and cerebrovascular accident. Aliment Pharmacol Ther. 2007 Apr 15; 25(8):913-24.
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  42. Johnson ML, El-Serag HB, Tran TT, Hartman C, Richardson P, Abraham NS. Adapting the Rx-Risk-V for mortality prediction in outpatient populations. Med Care. 2006 Aug; 44(8):793-7.
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  43. Abraham NS, Cohen DC, Rivers B, Richardson P. Validation of administrative data used for the diagnosis of upper gastrointestinal events following nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug prescription. Aliment Pharmacol Ther. 2006 Jul 15; 24(2):299-306.
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  44. Abraham NS, Gossey JT, Davila JA, Al-Oudat S, Kramer JK. Receipt of recommended therapy by patients with advanced colorectal cancer. Am J Gastroenterol. 2006 Jun; 101(6):1320-8.
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  45. Abraham NS, Williams SP, Thompson K, Love JR, MacIntosh DG. 5F sphincterotomes and 4F sphincterotomes are equivalent for the selective cannulation of the common bile duct. Gastrointest Endosc. 2006 Apr; 63(4):615-21.
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  46. Abraham NS, Graham DY. NSAIDs and gastrointestinal complications: new clinical challenges. Expert Opin Pharmacother. 2005 Dec; 6(15):2681-9.
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  47. Abraham NS, El-Serag HB, Johnson ML, Hartman C, Richardson P, Ray WA, Smalley W. National adherence to evidence-based guidelines for the prescription of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs. Gastroenterology. 2005 Oct; 129(4):1171-8.
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  48. Hampel H, Abraham NS, El-Serag HB. Meta-analysis: obesity and the risk for gastroesophageal reflux disease and its complications. Ann Intern Med. 2005 Aug 2; 143(3):199-211.
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  49. Naik AD, Abraham NS, Roche VM, Concato J. Predicting which patients can resume oral nutrition after percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy tube placement. Aliment Pharmacol Ther. 2005 May 1; 21(9):1155-61.
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  50. Chan G, Barkun J, Barkun AN, Valois E, Cohen A, Friedman G, Parent J, Love J, Enns R, Baffis V, Jabbari M, Szego P, Stein L, Abraham N. The role of ciprofloxacin in prolonging polyethylene biliary stent patency: a multicenter, double-blinded effectiveness study. J Gastrointest Surg. 2005 Apr; 9(4):481-8.
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  51. Siffledeen JS, Fedorak RN, Siminoski K, Jen H, Vaudan E, Abraham N, Steinhart H, Greenberg G. Randomized trial of etidronate plus calcium and vitamin D for treatment of low bone mineral density in Crohn's disease. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2005 Feb; 3(2):122-32.
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  52. Abraham NS, Davila JA, Rabeneck L, Berger DH, El-Serag HB. Increased use of low anterior resection for veterans with rectal cancer. Aliment Pharmacol Ther. 2005 Jan 1; 21(1):35-41.
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  53. Macintosh DG, Love J, Abraham NS. Endoscopic sphincterotomy by using pure-cut electrosurgical current and the risk of post-ERCP pancreatitis: a prospective randomized trial. Gastrointest Endosc. 2004 Oct; 60(4):551-6.
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  54. Abraham NS, Fallone CA, Mayrand S, Huang J, Wieczorek P, Barkun AN. Sedation versus no sedation in the performance of diagnostic upper gastrointestinal endoscopy: a Canadian randomized controlled cost-outcome study. Am J Gastroenterol. 2004 Sep; 99(9):1692-9.
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  55. Abraham NS, Wieczorek P, Huang J, Mayrand S, Fallone CA, Barkun AN. Assessing clinical generalizability in sedation studies of upper GI endoscopy. Gastrointest Endosc. 2004 Jul; 60(1):28-33.
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  56. Siffledeen JS, Fedorak RN, Siminoski K, Jen H, Vaudan E, Abraham N, Steinhart H, Greenberg G. Bones and Crohn's: risk factors associated with low bone mineral density in patients with Crohn's disease. Inflamm Bowel Dis. 2004 May; 10(3):220-8.
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  57. Abraham NS, Moayyedi P, Daniels B, Veldhuyzen Van Zanten SJ. Systematic review: the methodological quality of trials affects estimates of treatment efficacy in functional (non-ulcer) dyspepsia. Aliment Pharmacol Ther. 2004 Mar 15; 19(6):631-41.
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  58. Abraham NS, Barkun JS, Barkun AN. Palliation of malignant biliary obstruction: a prospective trial examining impact on quality of life. Gastrointest Endosc. 2002 Dec; 56(6):835-41.
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  59. Abraham N, Barkun A, Larocque M, Fallone C, Mayrand S, Baffis V, Cohen A, Daly D, Daoud H, Joseph L. Predicting which patients can undergo upper endoscopy comfortably without conscious sedation. Gastrointest Endosc. 2002 Aug; 56(2):180-9.
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  60. Bain VG, Abraham N, Jhangri GS, Alexander TW, Henning RC, Hoskinson ME, Maguire CG, Lalor EA, Sadowski DC. Prospective study of biliary strictures to determine the predictors of malignancy. Can J Gastroenterol. 2000 May; 14(5):397-402.
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  61. Cortas GA, Mehta SN, Abraham NS, Barkun AN. Selective cannulation of the common bile duct: a prospective randomized trial comparing standard catheters with sphincterotomes. Gastrointest Endosc. 1999 Dec; 50(6):775-9.
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  62. Abraham N, Fedorak R. Osteoporosis of Crohn's disease: A critical review. Can J Gastroenterol. 1996; 10(1):317-21.