Publications

  1. Berger BM, Kisiel JB, Imperiale TF, Geenen DJ, Heigh RI, Mahoney DW, Hilsden RJ. Low Incidence of Aerodigestive Cancers in Patients With Negative Results From Colonoscopies, Regardless of Findings From Multitarget Stool DNA Tests. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2019 Aug 5 Epub 2019 Aug 05
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  2. Weidner TK, Kidwell JT, Glasgow AE, Menias CO, Ahn DH, Pai RK, Heigh RI, Mishra N. Small Intestine Neuroendocrine Tumor in a Patient With MUTYH Adenomatous Polyposis-Case Report and SEER Analysis. Clin Colorectal Cancer. 2018 Sep; 17 (3):e545-e548 Epub 2018 May 09
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  3. Kuo JR, Davis AD, Rodriguez EA, Vela MF, Heigh RI, Salomao MA, Gurudu SR. Severe Diarrhea in the Setting of Immune Checkpoint Inhibitors. Case Rep Gastroenterol. 2018 Sep-Dec; 12 (3):704-708 Epub 2018 Nov 28
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  4. Cotter TG, Burger KN, Devens ME, Simonson JA, Lowrie KL, Heigh RI, Mahoney DW, Johnson DH, Ahlquist DA, Kisiel JB. Long-term Follow-up of Patients Having False-Positive Multitarget Stool DNA Tests after Negative Screening Colonoscopy: The LONG-HAUL Cohort Study. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2017 Apr; 26 (4):614-621 Epub 2016 Dec 20
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  5. Thompson PA, Ashbeck EL, Roe DJ, Fales L, Buckmeier J, Wang F, Bhattacharyya A, Hsu CH, Chow SH, Ahnen DJ, Boland CR, Heigh RI, Fay DE, Hamilton SR, Jacobs ET, Martinez EM, Alberts DS, Lance P. Celecoxib for the Prevention of Colorectal Adenomas: Results of a Suspended Randomized Controlled Trial. J Natl Cancer Inst. 2016 Dec; 108 (12) Epub 2016 Aug 16
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  6. Thompson PA, Ashbeck EL, Roe DJ, Fales L, Buckmeier J, Wang F, Bhattacharyya A, Hsu CH, Chow HH, Ahnen DJ, Boland CR, Heigh RI, Fay DE, Hamilton SR, Jacobs ET, Martinez ME, Alberts DS, Lance P. Selenium Supplementation for Prevention of Colorectal Adenomas and Risk of Associated Type 2 Diabetes. J Natl Cancer Inst. 2016 Dec; 108 (12) Epub 2016 Aug 16
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  7. Kahn A, Boroff ES, Martin KA, Northfelt DW, Heigh RI. Factitious Disorder in Crohn's Disease: Recurrent Pancytopenia Caused by Surreptitious Ingestion of 6-Mercaptopurine. Case Rep Gastroenterol. 2015 May-Aug; 9 (2):137-41 Epub 2015 May 07
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  8. Franco DL, Ruff K, Mertz L, Lam-Himlin DM, Heigh R. Eosinophilic granulomatosis with polyangiitis and diffuse gastrointestinal involvement. Case Rep Gastroenterol. 2014 Sep; 8 (3):329-36 Epub 2014 Oct 28
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  9. Ngamruengphong S, Boardman LA, Heigh RI, Krishna M, Roberts ME, Riegert-Johnson DL. Gastric adenomas in familial adenomatous polyposis are common, but subtle, and have a benign course. Hered Cancer Clin Pract. 2014 Feb 24; 12 (1):4
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  10. Heigh RI, Yab TC, Taylor WR, Hussain FT, Smyrk TC, Mahoney DW, Domanico MJ, Berger BM, Lidgard GP, Ahlquist DA. Detection of colorectal serrated polyps by stool DNA testing: comparison with fecal immunochemical testing for occult blood (FIT). PLoS One. 2014; 9 (1):e85659 Epub 2014 Jan 20
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  11. Lidgard GP, Domanico MJ, Bruinsma JJ, Light J, Gagrat ZD, Oldham-Haltom RL, Fourrier KD, Allawi H, Yab TC, Taylor WR, Simonson JA, Devens M, Heigh RI, Ahlquist DA, Berger BM. Clinical performance of an automated stool DNA assay for detection of colorectal neoplasia. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2013 Oct; 11 (10):1313-8 Epub 2013 Apr 29
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  12. Dzeletovic I, Harrison ME, Crowell MD, Ramirez FC, Yows CR, Harris LA, Pasha SF, Gurudu SR, Leighton JA, Heigh RI. Impact of fentanyl in lieu of meperidine on endoscopy unit efficiency: a prospective comparative study in patients undergoing EGD. Gastrointest Endosc. 2013 Jun; 77(6):883-7. Epub 2013 Mar 06.
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  13. Ratuapli SK, Lam-Himlin DM, Heigh RI. Sarcina ventriculi of the stomach: a case report. World J Gastroenterol. 2013; 19 (14):2282-5
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  14. Harris LA, Hansel SL, Rajan E, Srivathsan K, Rea R, Crowell MD, Fleischer DE, Pasha SF, Gurudu SR, Heigh RI, Shiff AD, Post JK, Leighton JA. Capsule Endoscopy in Patients with Implantable Electromedical Devices is Safe. Gastroenterol Res Pract. 2013; 2013:959234 Epub 2013 Apr 03
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  15. Thompson P, Roe DJ, Fales L, Buckmeier J, Wang F, Hamilton SR, Bhattacharyya A, Green S, Hsu CH, Chow HH, Ahnen DJ, Boland CR, Heigh RI, Fay DE, Martinez ME, Jacobs E, Ashbeck EL, Alberts DS, Lance P. Design and baseline characteristics of participants in a phase III randomized trial of celecoxib and selenium for colorectal adenoma prevention. Cancer Prev Res (Phila). 2012 Dec; 5(12):1381-93. Epub 2012 Oct 11.
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  16. Yadav A, Heigh RI, Hara AK, Decker GA, Crowell MD, Gurudu SR, Pasha SF, Fleischer DE, Harris LA, Post J, Leighton JA. Performance of the patency capsule compared with nonenteroclysis radiologic examinations in patients with known or suspected intestinal strictures. Gastrointest Endosc. 2011 Oct; 74: (4)834-9.
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  17. Gurudu SR, Ratuapli SK, Leighton JA, Heigh RI, Crowell MD. Adenoma detection rate is not influenced by the timing of colonoscopy when performed in half-day blocks. Am J Gastroenterol. 2011 Aug; 106(8):1466-71. Epub 2011 Apr 19.
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  18. Laxa BU, Bouchard A, De Petris G, Heigh R, Heppell J. Eosinophilic enteritis confined to an ileostomy site. Case Rep Gastroenterol. 2011 May; 5 (2):422-7 Epub 2011 Aug 18
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  19. Limburg PJ, Mahoney MR, Ziegler KL, Sontag SJ, Schoen RE, Benya R, Lawson MJ, Weinberg DS, Stoffel E, Chiorean M, Heigh R, Levine J, Della'Zanna G, Rodriguez L, Richmond E, Gostout C, Mandrekar SJ, Smyrk TC, Cancer Prevention Network. Randomized phase II trial of sulindac, atorvastatin, and prebiotic dietary fiber for colorectal cancer chemoprevention. Cancer Prev Res (Phila). 2011 Feb; 4 (2):259-69 Epub 2011 Jan 05
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  20. Gurudu SR, Ratuapli S, Heigh R, DiBaise J, Leighton J, Crowell M. Quality of bowel cleansing for afternoon colonoscopy is influenced by time of administration. Am J Gastroenterol. 2010 Nov; 105 (11):2318-22
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  21. Gurudu SR, Heigh RI, De Petris G, Heigh EG, Leighton JA, Pasha SF, Malagon IB, Das A. Sessile serrated adenomas: demographic, endoscopic and pathological characteristics. World J Gastroenterol. 2010 Jul 21; 16 (27):3402-5
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  22. Dionisio PM, Gurudu SR, Leighton JA, Leontiadis GI, Fleischer DE, Hara AK, Heigh RI, Shiff AD, Sharma VK. Capsule endoscopy has a significantly higher diagnostic yield in patients with suspected and established small-bowel Crohn's disease: a meta-analysis. Am J Gastroenterol. 2010 Jun; 105(6):1240-8; quiz 1249. Epub 2009 Dec 22.
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  23. Batheja MJ, Leighton J, Azueta A, Heigh R. The Face of Tropical Sprue in 2010. Case Rep Gastroenterol. 2010 May 19; 4 (2):168-172
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  24. Waye JD, Heigh RI, Fleischer DE, Leighton JA, Gurudu S, Aldrich LB, Li J, Ramrakhiani S, Edmundowicz SA, Early DS, Jonnalagadda S, Bresalier RS, Kessler WR, Rex DK. A retrograde-viewing device improves detection of adenomas in the colon: a prospective efficacy evaluation (with videos). Gastrointest Endosc. 2010 Mar; 71(3):551-6. Epub 2009 Dec 16.
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  25. Ratuapli S, Mazlumzadeh M, Gurudu S, Money S, Heigh R. Coexisting Crohn's Disease and Takayasu's Arteritis in Two Patients Treated with Anti-TNF-alpha Therapies. Case Rep Gastroenterol. 2010 Feb 3; 4 (1):35-40 Epub 2010 Feb 03
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  26. Gurudu SR, Leighton JA, Dionisio PM, Leontiadis GI, Fleischer DE, Hara AK, Heigh RI, Shiff AD, Sharma VK. Response to Doherty, Moss, and Cheifetz. Am J Gastroenterol. 2010; 105(9):2111-2.
  27. Benuzillo JG, Jacobs ET, Hoffman RM, Heigh RI, Lance P, Martinez ME. Rural-urban differences in colorectal cancer screening capacity in Arizona. J Community Health. 2009 Dec; 34(6):523-8.
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  28. Gurudu SR, Li F, Fleischer DE, Sharma VK, Heigh RI, Crowell MD, Lee M, Hentz JG, Leighton JA. Patient preference and acceptance with sodium phosphate tablet preparation for colonoscopy. Dig Dis Sci. 2009 Jul; 54 (7):1555-9 Epub 2008 Oct 31
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  29. Heigh RI, DiBaise JK, Prechel JA, Horn BJ, San Miguel S, Heigh EG, Leighton JA, Edgelow CJ, Fleischer DE. Use of an electromagnetic colonoscope to assess maneuvers associated with cecal intubation. BMC Gastroenterol. 2009 Apr 9; 9:24 Epub 2009 Apr 09
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  30. Umar SB, Efron JE, Heigh RI. An interesting case of mistaken identity. Case Rep Gastroenterol. 2008 Sep 30; 2 (3):308-13 Epub 2008 Sept 30
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  31. Cave DR, Fleischer DE, Leighton JA, Faigel DO, Heigh RI, Sharma VK, Gostout CJ, Rajan E, Mergener K, Foley A, Lee M, Bhattacharya K. A multicenter randomized comparison of the Endocapsule and the Pillcam SB. Gastrointest Endosc. 2008 Sep; 68(3):487-94. Epub 2008 Apr 14.
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  32. Li F, Gurudu SR, De Petris G, Sharma VK, Shiff AD, Heigh RI, Fleischer DE, Post J, Erickson P, Leighton JA. Retention of the capsule endoscope: a single-center experience of 1000 capsule endoscopy procedures. Gastrointest Endosc. 2008 Jul; 68(1):174-80. Epub 2008 Jun 2
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  33. Hara AK, Alam S, Heigh RI, Gurudu SR, Hentz JG, Leighton JA. Using CT enterography to monitor Crohn's disease activity: a preliminary study. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2008 Jun; 190: (6)1512-6.
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  34. Sachdev MS, Leighton JA, Fleischer DE, Heigh RI, Hara AK, Post JA, Erickson PJ, Sharma VK. A prospective study of the utility of abdominal radiographs after capsule endoscopy for the diagnosis of capsule retention. Gastrointest Endosc. 2007 Nov; 66(5):894-900.
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  35. Pasha SF, Blair JE, Garvey PB, Gray RJ, Mulligan DC, Collins JM, Heigh RI. Hemosuccus Pancreaticus in the Era of Capsule Endoscopy and Double Balloon Enteroscopy Complicated by Multifocal Mycobacterium chelonae/abscessus Infection. Case Rep Gastroenterol. 2007 Aug 7; 1 (1):38-47 Epub 2007 Aug 07
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  36. Wells CD, Heigh RI, Sharma VK, Crowell MD, Gurudu SR, Leighton JA, Mattek N, Fleischer DE. Comparison of morning versus afternoon cecal intubation rates. BMC Gastroenterol. 2007 Jun 8; 7:19 Epub 2007 June 08
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  37. Reuss CS, Triester SL, Lynch JJ, Heigh RI, Fleischer DE. Esophageal overtube facilitation of transesophageal echocardiography in patients with previously difficult esophageal intubation. J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 2007 Mar; 20(3):285-9.
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  38. Carey EJ, Leighton JA, Heigh RI, Shiff AD, Sharma VK, Post JK, Fleischer DE. A single-center experience of 260 consecutive patients undergoing capsule endoscopy for obscure gastrointestinal bleeding. Am J Gastroenterol. 2007 Jan; 102: (1)89-95.
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  39. Fry LC, Carey EJ, Shiff AD, Heigh RI, Sharma VK, Post JK, Hentz JG, Fleischer DE, Leighton JA. The yield of capsule endoscopy in patients with abdominal pain or diarrhea. Endoscopy. 2006 May; 38: (5)498-502.
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  40. Triester SL, Leighton JA, Leontiadis GI, Gurudu SR, Fleischer DE, Hara AK, Heigh RI, Shiff AD, Sharma VK. A meta-analysis of the yield of capsule endoscopy compared to other diagnostic modalities in patients with non-stricturing small bowel Crohn's disease. Am J Gastroenterol. 2006 May; 101: (5)954-64.
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  41. Hara AK, Leighton JA, Heigh RI, Sharma VK, Silva AC, De Petris G, Hentz JG, Fleischer DE. Crohn disease of the small bowel: preliminary comparison among CT enterography, capsule endoscopy, small-bowel follow-through, and ileoscopy. Radiology. 2006 Jan; 238: (1)128-34.
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  42. Triester SL, Hara AK, Young-Fadok TM, Heigh RI. Colonic perforation after computed tomographic colonography in a patient with fibrostenosing Crohn's disease. Am J Gastroenterol. 2006 Jan; 101: (1)189-92.
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  43. Meyer AM, Ramzan NN, Heigh RI, Leighton JA. Relapse of inflammatory bowel disease associated with use of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs. Dig Dis Sci. 2006 Jan; 51 (1):168-72
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  44. Wells CD, Heigh RI, Burdick GE, Moirano MM, Fleischer DE. Symptomatic esophageal ulceration caused by a Bravo wireless pH probe and subsequent endoscopic removal of the probe using a retrieval net. Endoscopy. 2006; 38 Suppl 2:E97.
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  45. Triester SL, Leighton JA, Leontiadis GI, Fleischer DE, Hara AK, Heigh RI, Shiff AD, Sharma VK. A meta-analysis of the yield of capsule endoscopy compared to other diagnostic modalities in patients with obscure gastrointestinal bleeding. Am J Gastroenterol. 2005 Nov; 100: (11)2407-18.
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  46. Leighton JA, Srivathsan K, Carey EJ, Sharma VK, Heigh RI, Post JK, Erickson PJ, Robinson SR, Bazzell JL, Fleischer DE. Safety of wireless capsule endoscopy in patients with implantable cardiac defibrillators. Am J Gastroenterol. 2005 Aug; 100: (8)1728-31.
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  47. Jones BH, Fleischer DE, Sharma VK, Heigh RI, Shiff AD, Hernandez JL, Leighton JA. Yield of repeat wireless video capsule endoscopy in patients with obscure gastrointestinal bleeding. Am J Gastroenterol. 2005 May; 100(5):1058-64.
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  48. Hara AK, Leighton JA, Sharma VK, Heigh RI, Fleischer DE. Imaging of small bowel disease: comparison of capsule endoscopy, standard endoscopy, barium examination, and CT. Radiographics. 2005 May-Jun; 25: (3)697-711; discussion 711-8.
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  49. Jones BH, Fleischer DE, De Petris G, Heigh RI, Shiff AD. Esophageal melanocytosis in the setting of Addison's disease. Gastrointest Endosc. 2005 Mar; 61 (3):485-7
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  50. Meyer AM, Ramzan NN, Loftus EV Jr, Heigh RI, Leighton JA. The diagnostic yield of stool pathogen studies during relapses of inflammatory bowel disease. J Clin Gastroenterol. 2004 Oct; 38 (9):772-5
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  51. Yousfi MM, De Petris G, Leighton JA, Sharma VK, Pockaj BA, Jaroszewski DE, Heigh RI, Ramzan NN, Fleischer DE. Diaphragm disease after use of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agents: first report of diagnosis with capsule endoscopy. J Clin Gastroenterol. 2004 Sep; 38 (8):686-91
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  52. Leighton JA, Sharma VK, Srivathsan K, Heigh RI, McWane TL, Post JK, Robinson SR, Bazzell JL, Fleischer DE. Safety of capsule endoscopy in patients with pacemakers. Gastrointest Endosc. 2004 Apr; 59 (4):567-9
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  53. Carey EJ, Heigh RI, Fleischer DE. Endoscopic capsule endoscope delivery for patients with dysphagia, anatomical abnormalities, or gastroparesis. Gastrointest Endosc. 2004 Mar; 59 (3):423-6
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  54. Fleischer DE, Heigh RI, Nguyen CC, Leighton JA, Sharma VK, Musil D. Videocapsule impaction at the cricopharyngeus: a first report of this complication and its successful resolution. Gastrointest Endosc. 2003 Mar; 57 (3):427-8
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  55. Ramzan NN, Leighton JA, Heigh RI, Shapiro MS. Clinical significance of granuloma in Crohn's disease. Inflamm Bowel Dis. 2002 May; 8 (3):168-73
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  56. Heigh RI. Use of NSAIDs. An assault on the upper gastrointestinal tract. Postgrad Med. 1994 Nov 1; 96(6):63-8.
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  57. Snyder LS, Heigh RI, Anderson ML. Cyclophosphamide-induced hepatotoxicity in a patient with Wegener's granulomatosis. Mayo Clin Proc. 1993 Dec; 68 (12):1203-4
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  58. Anderson ML, Heigh RI, McCoy GA, Parent K, Muhm JR, McKee GS, Eversman WG, Collins JM. Accuracy of assessment of the extent of examination by experienced colonoscopists. Gastrointest Endosc. 1992 Sep-Oct; 38 (5):560-3
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  59. Heigh RI, Matz J, Roberts IM, Steinberg WM, Henry JP. Atypical eating disorder masquerading as recurrent acute pancreatitis: the value of multiple pancreatic serological markers. J Clin Gastroenterol. 1990 Feb; 12(1):78-80.
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