Department of Medicine

Accepted Abstracts, Posters, And Research Papers (2012-Present)

  • Srour K, Alastal Y, Hammad T, Nawras A,: Retrograde Migration of Duodenal Stent to Esophagus with Succesful Endoscopic Removal of Migrated Stent. Presented at the World Conference of American College of Gastroenterology 2017, Orlando, FL

  • Darr U, Pak S, Khan Z, Renno A, Mansour T, Nawras A: A Unique Case of Multiple Hepatic Abscesses Secondary to Haemophilus Parain_uenzae and  Streptococcus intermedius . Presented at the World Conference of American College of Gastroenterology 2017, Orlando, FL

  • Hammad TA, Alastal Y, Khan MA, Hammad M, Alaradi O, Nigam A, Sodeman TC, Nawras A. :Two Cases of Type VA Extrahepatic Bile Duct Duplication with Distal Klatskin Tumor Surgically Treated with Whipple Procedure and Hepaticojejunostomy. ACG Case Rep J. 2015 Oct. 9, 3(1):49-52.

  • Alastal Y, Hammad TA, Rafiq E, Nawras M, Alaradi O, Nawras A. Metastatic renal cell carcinoma from a native kidney of a renal transplant patient diagnosed by endoscopic ultrasound-guided fine needle aspiration (EUS-FNA).  Journal of Kidney Cancer and VHL 2015; 2(2):70-7

  • Moslim MA, Sodeman TC, Nawras A.: A Case of Suggested Ibuprogen-Induced Acute Pancreatitis. Am J Ther. 2016 Apr 12.

  • Akbar N, Kubbara A, Nawras A. :Primary Amyloidosis of Celiac/ Para-Pancreatic Lymph Nodes Diagnosed by Endosonography-Guided Fine Needle Aspiration: A Case Report. J Investig Med High Impact Case Rep. 2015 Sep 24; 3 (3).

  • Hammad TA, Alastal Y, Khan MA, Rkain S, Sodeman TC, Nawras A. : Tuberous Sclerosis Complex with Multiple Gastrointestinal Manifestations. Case Report and Literature Review.J Gastrointest Cancer. 2015 Sep 9

  • Alastal Y, Hammad TA, Nawras M, Khalil BW, Alaradi O, Nawras A. : Acute Cholangitis following Biliary Obstruction after Duodenal OTSC Placement in a case of Large Chronic Duodenocutaneous Fistula Case Rep Gastrointest Med. 2015

  • Luni FK, Bawany MZ, Khan AR, Nawras A, Vetteh S.: Haemoperitoneum post colonoscopy in a continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis patient. Arab J Gastroenterol. 204 Sep-Dec; 15 (3-4)

  • Khan MA, Nusrat S, Khan MI, Nawras A, Bielefeldt K.: Low-FODMAP Diet for Irritable Bowel Syndrome: Is it Ready for Prime Time?  Dig Dis Sci. 2015, May; 60 (5): 1169-77

  • Hasan SS, Siddiqui NS, Chaitanya Arudra SK, deLas Casas L, Akpunonu B, Nawras A.: Diffuse AutoImmune Enteropathy and Colopathy in an Adult Patient Successfully Treated with Adalimumab and a Review of the Literature. Am J Ther. 2016 May- Jun; 23(3)

  • Darr U, Pak S, Khan Z, Srour K, Nawras A: A Rare Case of Neuroendocrine Tumor Presenting as Lethal Hepatic Bleeding. Presented at the World Conference of American College of Gastroenterology 2017, Orlando, FL

  • Darr U, Pak S, Khan Z, Khaled S, Nawras A: Rare Presentation of Small Intestinal Angiosarcoma in an Elderly Gentleman. Presented at the World Conference of American College of Gastroenterology 2017, Orlando, FL

  • Darr U, Renno A, Alkully T, Moslim MA, Kamal S, Nawras A: Endoscopic Appearance of Oropharyngeal and Upper GI Kaposi’s Sarcoma in an Immunocompromised Patient. Case Rep Gastrointest Med 2017; Feb 5, 2017

  • Darr U, Renno A, Alkully T, Khan Z, Tiwari A, Zeb W, Purdy J, Nawras A: Diagnosis of Pseudomyxoma Peritonei Via Endoscopic Ultrasound Guided Fine Needle Aspiration: A Case Report and Review of Literature. Scand J Gastroenterol 2017; 52 (5): 609-612; May 2017

  • Darr U, Pak S, Khan Z, Renno A, Adeel F, Nawras A: A Unique Presentation of Sever Gastroparesis in a Patient with Vascular Ehlers Danlos Syndrome. Presented at the World Conference of American College of Gastroenterology 2017, Orlando, FL

  • Khalil B, Alastal Y, Nawras A: Extramedullary Plasmacytoma of the Stomach Associated with Gastric Amyloidosis. Presented at the World Conference of American College of Gastroenterology 2017, Orlando, FL

  • Alim H, Moustafa A, Youssef E, Raja S, Khan Z, Sodeman T, Nawras A, Javaid T: Acute Pancreatitis due to Cephalexin: A Case Report and Review of Literature. Presented at the World Conference of American College of Gastroenterology 2017, Orlando, FL

  • Javaid T, Illahi Y, Khan Z, Hasan S, Siddiqui N, Sodeman T, Nawras A: Comparison of Adenoma Detection Rate (ADR) in Split Dose versus Day Before Colonoscopy Preparation: A Systemic Review and Meta-Analysis. Presented at the World Conference of American College of Gastroenterology 2017, Orlando, FL

  • Javaid T, Khan Z, Illahi Y, Hasan S, Siddiqui N, Sodeman T, Nawras A: Role of Prophylactic Endotracheal Intubation in Severe Upper Gastrointestinal (GI) Bleeding: An Updated Systemic Review and Meta-Analysis. Presented at the World Conference of American College of Gastroenterology 2017, Orlando, FL

  • Abdelfattah T, Abdel-Aziz Y, Khan Z, Tiwari A, Renno A, Hammad T, Nawras A: Serotonin Syndrome After Administration of Ondansetron During an Esophagogastroduodenoscopy and Ballon Dilation . Presented at the World Conference of American College of Gastroenterology 2017, Orlando, FL

  • El Zein M, Nawras M, Kobeissy A, Nawras A: Endoscopic Ultrasound Findings of Colitis Cystica Profunda with Literature Review. Presented at the World Conference of American College of Gastroenterology 2017, Orlando, FL

  • Abdel-Aziz Y, Hammad T, Nawras M, Abdulwahid H, Nawras A: Metastatic Renal Cell Cancer to Thyroid Diagnosed by Endoscopic Ultrasound (EUS)- Guided Fine Needle Aspiration (FNA) Technique. Presented at the World Conference of American College of Gastroenterology 2017, Orlando, FL

  • Abdel-Aziz Y, Hammad T, Nawras M, Nawras A: A Novel Techniwue of Endoscopic Ultrasound- Guided Antegrad Retrograde Esophageal Reconstruction of Lumen Restoration fo Radiation –Induced Complete Esophageal Obstruction. Presented at the World Conference of American College of Gastroenterology 2017, Orlando, FL

  • Ammari Z, Abdel-Aziz Y, Abdelfattah T, Tiwari A, Nawras A: Liver Metastasis in Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma: It is Never Too Late. Presented at the World Conference of American College of Gastroenterology 2017, Orlando, FL

  • Singh V, Sharma A, Nawras A: Anorexia Nervosa and Sever Steatohepatisis: A Rare Entity Presented at the World Conference of American College of Gastroenterology 2017, Orlando, FL

  • Khan Z, Javaid T, Darr U, Adeel F, Srour K, Saleh J, Siddiqui N, Sodeman T, Nawras A: Trends in the Incidence and Outcome of Clostridium difficile Colitis in Hospitalized Patient of Febrile Neutropenia: Nationwide Analysis 2008-2014. Winner of the 2017 ACG Presidential Poster Award. Presented at the World Conference of American College of Gastroenterology 2017, Orlando, FL

  • Tiwari A, Qamar K, Sharma H, Khan Z, Ammar Z, Abdel-Aziz Y, Nawras A: Cytomegalovirus-associated Colonic Pseudotumor in an  Immunocompromised Patient. Presented at the World Conference of American College of Gastroenterology 2017, Orlando, FL

  • Khan Z, Darr U, Nawras M, Abdel-Aziz Y, Khalil B, Alastal Y, Barnett W, Sodeman T, Nawras A: Improving Internal Medicine Residents’ Colorectal Cancer Screening Knowledge via Smart Phone Application: A Novel Approach. Presented at the World Conference of American College of Gastroenterology 2017, Orlando, FL

  • Tiwari A, Qamar K, Sharma H, Abdelfattah T, Abdel-Aziz, Khan Z, Sodeman T, Nawras A: Myasthenic Crisis Precipitated by Administration of Bowel Preparation Before Screening Colonoscopy. Presented at the World Conference of American College of Gastroenterology 2017, Orlando, FL

  • Khan Z, Darr U, Javaid T, Renno A, Hasan S, Alastal Y, Siddiqui N, Sodeman T, Nawras A,: Epidemiology of Opportunistic Fungal Infections in Patient of Inflammatory Bowel Disease: National Inpatient Sample Analysis 2002-2014. Presented at the World Conference of American College of Gastroenterology 2017, Orlando, FL

  • Tiwari A, Qamar K, Abdel-Aziz Y, Sharma H, Khan Z, Abdelfattah T, Nawras A: Sever Hypoglycemia Upon Initiation of Tumor Necrosis Factor Alfa Inhibitor for Crohn’s Disease. Presented at the World Conference of American College of Gastroenterology 2017, Orlando, FL

  • Khan Z, Darr U, Abdel-Aziz Y, Tiwari A, Alim H, Renno A, Rafiq E, Nawras A: First Case of Paralytic Intestinal Ileus after Endoscopic Mucosal Resection (EMR) of Cecal Polyp. Presented at the World Conference of American College of Gastroenterology 2017, Orlando, FL

  • Khan Z, Darr U, Javaid T, Adeel F, Abdelfattah T, Hasan S, Alastal Y, Siddiqui N, Sodeman T, Nawras A: Trends in the Incidence and Outcomes of Clostridium difficile Colitis in Hospitalized Cirrhotic Patients with Hepatic Encephalopathy: Nationwide Analysis 2002-2014. Presented at the World Conference of American College of Gastroenterology 2017, Orlando, FL

  • Abdel-Aziz, Renno A, Khan Z, Ammar ZA, Nawras A: Extensive Portal Venous Gas after Hydrogen Peroxide Ingestion. Presented at the World Conference of American College of Gastroenterology 2017, Orlando, FL

  • Khan Z, Javaid T, Darr U, Renno A, Srour K, Saleh J, Siddiqui N, Sodeman T, Nawras A: Malignant Ascites- Associate U.S. Hospitalizations: Data From National Inpatient Sample 2002-2014. Presented at the World Conference of American College of Gastroenterology 2017, Orlando, FL

  • Abdel-Aziz Y, Ammari Z, Khan Z, Darr U, Youssef E, Nawras A: Jejunojejunostomy Intussusception After Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass: Do We Need to Treat? Presented at the World Conference of American College of Gastroenterology 2017, Orlando, FL

  • Abdel-Aziz Y, Abdelfattah T, Ammari Z, Tiwari A, Al-Sarie M, Nawras A: An Unusual Presentation of ACE-Inhibitor Induced Angioedema. Presented at the World Conference of American College of Gastroenterology 2017, Orlando, FL

  • Khan Z, Darr U, Abdel-Aziz Y, Abdelfattah T, Tiwari A, Alim H, Nawras A:  A Single Center Retrospective Review of H. pylori Cases Diagnosed via Esophagogastroduodenoscopy and Biopsy. Presented at the World Conference of American College of Gastroenterology 2017, Orlando, FL

  • Abdel-Aziz Y, Abdelfattah T, Khan Z, Tiwari A, Youssef E, Nawras A: Delayed Presentation of Traumatic Diaphragmatic Hernia With Associated Gastric Herniation. Presented at the World Conference of American College of Gastroenterology 2017, Orlando, FL

  • Tiwari A, Alastal Y, Sharma H, Abdel-Aziz Y, Qamar K, Abdelfattah T, Khan Z, Nawras A: Recurrent Buried Bumper Syndrome in a Patiend with Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome: An Uncommon Complication of Percutaneous Gastrostomy. Presented at the World Conference of American College of Gastroenterology 2017, Orlando, FL

  • Sofi AA, Nawras A, Khuder S, Sachdev M, Das A: Radiofrequency Ablation Combined with Biliary Stenting Versus Stenting Alone for Malignant Biliary Strictures- A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Journal.  2017 Presented at Digestive Disease Week, Chicago, IL, May 2017.

  • Hammad T, Khan MA, Sharaiha R, Tyberg A, Alastal Y, Haq K, Nawras A, Tombazzi C, Kahaleh M: Efficacy and Safety of Lumen- Apposing Metal Stents in EUS Guided Transmural Drainage of Pancreatif Fluid Collections: Are They Better Than Multiple Plastic Stents? A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Journal.  2016 Presented at Digestive Disease Week, Chicago, IL, May 2017.

  • Alastal Y, Khan MA, Khan Z, Hammad T, Kamal F, Nawras A, Howden C:  Treatment of Mild Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease with On-Demand Proton Pump Inhibitors: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Journal.  2016 Presented at Digestive Disease Week, Chicago, IL, May 2017.

  • Sofi AA, Hammad T, Khan MA, Alastal Y, Nawras A: Is 19 Core Biopsy Needle Superior to 22 G Fine- Needle Aspiration in Diagnosis of Autoimmune Pancreatitis? A Meta-Analysis and Systematic Review. Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Journal.  2016 Presented at Digestive Disease Week, Chicago, IL, May 2017.

  • Abdelfattah T, Srour K, Hammad T, Khan MA, Khan Z, Renno A, Darr U, Nawras A: Low Risk of Bacteremia after Endoscopic Ultrasound with Fine Needle Aspiration of Solid Lesions: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Journal.  2016 Presented at Digestive Disease Week, Chicago, IL, May 2017.

  • Sofi AA, Nawras A, Khan MA, Howden CW, Lee WM: Meta-Analysis of the Performance of Ultrathin vs. Standard Colonoscopes.  Endoscopy 2016. Nov 16, 2016

  • Alkully T, Darr U, Renno A, Tiwari A, Atallah J, Nawras A: Intractable Rectal Pain Secondary to Colonic Stent Placement in Patient with Advanced Pelvic Cancer Successfully Treated with Hypogastric Nerve Plexus Neurolysis. Am J Ther. 2016. Sep 5 2016

  • Arsanious D< Khoury S, Martinez E, Nawras A, Filatoff G, Ajabnoor H, Darr U, Atallah J: Ultrasound-Guided Phrenic Nerve Block for Intractable Hiccups Following Placement of Esophageal Stent for Esophageal Squamous Cell Carcinoma. J. Pain Physician:  19(4): 2016, May

  • Sofi AA, Nawras A, Alaradi OH, Alastal Y, Khan MA, Lee WM.: Does endoscopic sphincterotomy reduce the risk of post-endoscopic retrograde cholanglopancreatography pancreatitis after biliary stenting? A systematic review and meta-analysis. Dig. Endosc 2016, May 28 (4):394-404

  • Khan MA, Akbar A, Baron TH, Khan S, Kocak M, Alastal Y, Hammad T, Lee WM, Sofi A, Artifon EL, Nawras A, Ismail MK. “Endoscopic Ultrasound- Guided Biliary Drainage: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis” Dig Dis Sci. 2016, Mar; 61 (3):684-703.

  • Thotakura R, Nawras A: Simultaneous EUS-FNA and ERCP for a Pancreaticobiliary Obstructive Mass: What Should Be the Sequence? Amer J Gastro: Suppl 2: Oct 2015. Presented at the 80th Annual Meeting of the American College of Gastroenterology, October 16-21, 2015, Honolulu, Hawaii.

  • Siddiqui, Nawras A: An Unlikely Culprit: Paraduodenal Hernia in a Patient with Persistent Dyspepsia. Amer J Gastro: Suppl 2; Oct. 2015. Presented at the 80th Annual Meeting of the American College of Gastroenterology, October 16-21, 2015, Honolulu, Hawaii.

  • Siddiqui N, Nawras A: A Rare Case of Esophagopericardial Fistula with Development of Hydropneumopericaridium: An Unusual Complication of Esophageal Cancer. Amer J Gastro: Suppl 2; Oct. 2015. Presented at the 80th Annual Meeting of the American College of Gastroenterology, October 16-21, 2015, Honolulu, Hawaii

  • Javaid T, Nawras A: Comparison of Adenoma Detection Rate (ADR) in Split-Dose vs. Same-Day Colonoscopy Preparation: A Systemic Review and Meta-analysis. Amer J Gastro: Suppl 2; Oct. 2015. Presented at the 80th Annual Meeting of the American College of Gastroenterology, October 16-21, 2015, Honolulu, Hawaii
     
  • Hasan S, Nawras A: Renal Cell Carcinoma Presenting as an Ampullary Mass: A Case Report and Review of Literature. Amer J Gastro: Suppl 2; Oct. 2015. Presented at the 80th Annual Meeting of the American College of Gastroenterology, October 16-21, 2015, Honolulu, Hawaii

  • Hammad T, Nawras A: Two Cases of a Unique Variant of Duplicated Extrahepatic Bile Ducts with Coexistence of Distal Klatskin Tumor Surgically Treated by Whipple Procedure and Hepaticojejunostomy. Amer J Gastro: Suppl 2; Oct. 2015. Presented at the 80th Annual Meeting of the American College of Gastroenterology, October 16-21, 2015, Honolulu, Hawaii
     
  • Alastal Y, Nawras A: When a Tattoo Reaction Turns out to be a Good Pre-EUS-FNA Warning Sign. Amer J Gastro: Suppl 2; Oct. 2015. Presented at the 80th Annual Meeting of the American College of Gastroenterology, October 16-21, 2015, Honolulu, Hawaii

  • Alastal Y, Nawras A: Acute Cholangitis Complicating Bear Claw Placement for Closure of Duodenocutaeous Fistula from a Billroth II Afferent Limb.  Amer J Gastro: Suppl 2; Oct. 2015. Presented at the 80th Annual Meeting of the American College of Gastroenterology, October 16-21, 2015, Honolulu, Hawaii

  • Hammad T, Nawras A: A Suggested Method for Preventing Post Palliative SEMS Cholecystitis in Selective Patients with Courvoisier’s Gallbladder, A Preliminary Study. Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Journal. Presented at Digestive Disease Week, Chicago, IL, May 2015
     
  • Khan MA, Nawras A: Endoscopic Ultrasound Guided Biliary Drainage Comes of Age: A Systemic Review and Meta-analysis. Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Journal. Presented at Digestive Disease Week, Chicago, IL, May 2015.
     
  • Hammad T, Nawras A: The Utility of Endosonographic Evaluation of the Liver Despite a Normal Pre-Procedural Imaging Study for Patients Undergoing EUS for Pancreatic Masses. Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Journal. Presented at Digestive Disease Week, Chicago, IL, May 2015.
     
  • Khan MA, Nawras A: Low FODMAP diet for Irritable Bowel Syndrome comes of age: A Systemic Review and Meta-analysis. Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Journal. Presented at Digestive Disease Week, Chicago, IL, May 2015.
     
  • Alastal Y, Nawras A: Gastrointestinal Problems Associated with Multiple Sclerosis: Results from the Nationwide Inpatient Sample for 2010 and 2011. Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Journal. Presented at Digestive Disease Week, Chicago, IL, May 2015.

  • Alastal Y, Nawras A: GI Problems Associated with Systemic Sclerosis: Results from the Nationwide Inpatient Sample. Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Journal.  2015 Presented at Digestive Disease Week, Chicago, IL, May 2015.

  • Khan MA, Kamal S, Ahmad U, Chowdhury MA, Nawras A: Renal cell carcinoma mimicking IgG4- related pseudotumor in autoimmune pancreatitis. JOP 2014, Sep 28; 15 )5_:520-2.

  • Khan MA, Sofi AA, Ahmad U, Alaradi O, Khan AR, Hammad TA, Pratt J, Sodeman T, Sodeman W, Kamal S, Nawras A.: Efficacy, safety and patient’s satisfaction with colonoscopic-administered fecal mivrobiota transplantation in relapsing and refractory community- and hospital acquired Clostridium difficile infection. Can J Gastroenterol Heptaol. 2014 Jul 11

  • Sofi AA, Tang J, Alastal Y, Nawras A: A simultaneous endoscopic and laparoscopic approach for management of early iatrogenic bile duct obstruction. Gastrointestinal Endoscopy 2014 Jun 11.

  • Yu S, Abdelkarim A, Nawras A,Hinch BT, Mbaso C, Valavoor S, Safi F, Hammersley J, Tang J, Assaly R.: Fecal Transplant for Treatment of Toxic Megacolon Associated with Clostridium Difficile Colitis in a Patient with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. Am J Ther. 2014 May 22.

  • Siddiqu N, Tariq  Z, Gaba C, Hamouda D, Nawras A, Ul Rehman S, Mohamed IE: Skin lesions with Lynch syndrome could represent Muir-Torre syndrome.  Int J Colorectal Dis. 2014 Aug; 29(8): 103-4

  • Hammad T, Ahmad U, Alastal Y, Alaradi O, Nawras A: Impact of Rapid On-site Evaluation with Cytopathogist Guidance on the Diagnostic Yield of EUS-FNA of Pancreatic Lesions.  American Journal of Gastroenterology Vol. 109; Suppl 2 October 2014. Presented at the annual meeting of the American College of Gastroenterology, October, 2014.
     
  • Hammad, T, Ahmad U, Alastal Y, Nawras A: Not all Bleeding in Cirrhosis are Variceal. American Journal of Gastroenterology Vol. 109; Suppl 2 October 2014. Presented at the annual meeting of the American College of Gastroenterology, October, 2014.
     
  • Khan MA, Kamal S, Anandan V, Kamaluddin Z, Nawras A: Epidermoid Cyst of Pancreas can be Safely and Precisely Diagnosed by EUS guided FNA. American Journal of Gastroenterology Vol. 109; Suppl 2 October 2014. Presented at the annual meeting of the American College of Gastroenterology, October, 2014.
     
  • Hammad T, Alastal Y, Nawras A: Dianosis of Primary Follicular B Cell Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma of the Spleen by EUS Guided FNA. American Journal of Gastroenterology Vol. 109; Suppl 2 October 2014. Presented at the annual meeting of the American College of Gastroenterology, October, 2014.
     
  • Hammad T, Alastal Y, Khan MA, de Las Casa L, Alaradi, Nawras A: Carcinomatoid Carcinoma of the Lung with Metastasis to the Pancreas. American Journal of Gastroenterology Vol. 109; Suppl 2 October 2014. Presented at the annual meeting of the American College of Gastroenterology, October, 2014.
     
  • Hammad T, Alastal Y, Sofi AA, Alaradi O, Nawras A: How Can Andenocarcinoma of the Pancreas Mimic Klastkin Tumor? American Journal of Gastroenterology Vol. 109; Suppl 2 October 2014. Presented at the annual meeting of the American College of Gastroenterology, October, 2014.
     
  • Hammad T, Alastal Y, Bawany MZ, Khan MA, Ahmad U, Alaradi O, Nawras A: When Might Endosonographic Decompression of Courvoisier’s Gallbladder be Required with Pallative Metallic Biliary Stenting? A Case Series. American Journal of Gastroenterology Vol. 109; Suppl 2 October 2014. Presented at the annual meeting of the American College of Gastroenterology, October, 2014.
     
  • Hammad T, Alastal Y, Khan MA, Alaradi O, Nawras A: Diagnostic Challenges in the Evaluation of Abnormal Liver Function Test: Is it Celiac or Celiac Like Diseases? American Journal of Gastroenterology Vol. 109; Suppl 2 October 2014. Presented at the annual meeting of the American College of Gastroenterology, October, 2014.
     
  • Alastal Y, Hammad T, Hasan S, Alaradi O, Nawras A: Mirizzi Syndrome Type I Complicated by Cholecystolcolonic Fistula: A Rare Complication for a Rare Disease. American Journal of Gastroenterology Vol. 109; Suppl 2 October 2014. Presented at the annual meeting of the American College of Gastroenterology, October, 2014.
     
  • Alastal Y, Hammad T, Hasan S, Khan MA, Alaradi O, Nawras A: Triglyceride Level of EUS Guided FNA of Cystic Fluid Helps in the Diagnosis of Suspected Lymphocele. American Journal of Gastroenterology Vol. 109; Suppl 2 October 2014. Presented at the annual meeting of the American College of Gastroenterology, October, 2014.
     
  • Alastal Y, Hammad T, Khan MA, Bawany MZ, Alaradi O, Nawras A: Leukemic Infiltration of the Esophagus, A Rare Etiology for a Common Disease. American Journal of Gastroenterology Vol. 109; Suppl 2 October 2014. Presented at the annual meeting of the American College of Gastroenterology, October, 2014.
     
  • Alastal Y, Hammad T, Bawany MZ, Alaradi O, Nawras A: Absolute Dysphagia Caused by Severe Esophageal Stricture Complicating Radiofrequency Ablation of Short Segment Barrett’s Esophagus. American Journal of Gastroenterology Vol. 109; Suppl 2 October 2014. Presented at the annual meeting of the American College of Gastroenterology, October, 2014.
     
  • Alastal Y, Hammad T, Bawany MZ, Alaradi O, Nawras A: Where is my PEG Tube? American Journal of Gastroenterology Vol. 109; Suppl 2 October 2014. Presented at the annual meeting of the American College of Gastroenterology, October, 2014.
     
  • Alastal Y, Hammad T, Hasan S, Alaradi O, Nawras A: Pleopmorphic Giant Cell Carcinoma of Pancreatic Tail Diagnosed by Endoscopic Ultrasound. American Journal of Gastroenterology Vol. 109; Suppl 2 October 2014. Presented at the annual meeting of the American College of Gastroenterology, October, 2014.
     
  • Sakhi R, Thotakura R, Delpachitra D, Hammad T, Alaradi O, Nawras A: Sequential Endoscopic Gastropexy and Esophageal Stent Placement for Treatment of Gastric Volvulus with Early Signs of Ischemia. American Journal of Gastroenterology Vol. 109; Suppl 2 October 2014. Presented at the annual meeting of the American College of Gastroenterology, October, 2014.
     
  • Sofi AA, Khan AR, Hammad T, Alastal Y, Alaradi O, Bawany MZ, Nawras A: Risk of Post-ERCP Pancreatitis with the Placement of Covered Versus Uncovered Expandable Biliary Metal Stents- Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. American Journal of Gastroenterology Vol. 109; Suppl 2 October 2014. Presented at the annual meeting of the American College of Gastroenterology, October, 2014.
     
  • Bawany MZ, Alastal Y, Hammad T, Sofi AA, Kuder S, Nawras A: Endluminal Stenting for Benign and Malignant Esophageal Leak: Is There a Differeince in Outcome? American Journal of Gastroenterology Vol. 109; Suppl 2 October 2014. Presented at the annual meeting of the American College of Gastroenterology, October, 2014.
     
  • Hasan S, Ahmad U, Alastal Y, Hammad T, Nawras A: Renal Cell Carcinoma: A Rare Culprit in Obstructive Jaundice Due to Ampullary Mass. American Journal of Gastroenterology Vol. 109; Suppl 2 October 2014. Presented at the annual meeting of the American College of Gastroenterology, October, 2014.
     
  • Javaid T, Bawany M, Rafiq E, Sodeman T, Nawras A: Double Crush: Massive upper Gastrointestinal Bleeding Secondary to Duodenal Cancer: A Rare Presentation. American Journal of Gastroenterology Vol. 109; Suppl 2 October 2014. Presented at the annual meeting of the American College of Gastroenterology, October, 2014.
     
  •  Alastal Y, Ahamad U, Hammad T, Siddiqui F, Sakhi R, Gupta S, Horen N, Delpachitra D, Sodeman T, Alaradi O, Nawras A: The Impact of Fellow Involvement on Patient Satisfaction and Quality Measures of Colonoscopy in Newly Established Gastroenterology Fellowship Program. American Journal of Gastroenterology Vol. 109; Suppl 2 October 2014. Presented at the annual meeting of the American College of Gastroenterology, October, 2014.
     
  • Hammad T, Ahmad U, Alastal Y, Siddiqui F, Sakhi R, Gupta S, Horen N, Delpachitra D, Sodeman T, Alaradi O, Nawras A: The Impact of a Newly Established Gastroenterology Fellowship Program on the Colonoscopy Performance of Faculty. American Journal of Gastroenterology Vol. 109; Suppl 2 October 2014. Presented at the annual meeting of the American College of Gastroenterology, October, 2014.
     
  • Khan MA, Kamal S, Luni F, Alastal Y, Hammad T, Nawras A: Acute Pancreatitis as the Initial Manifestation of Small Cell Carcinoma of the Lung. American Journal of Gastroenterology Vol. 109; Suppl 2 October 2014. Presented at the annual meeting of the American College of Gastroenterology, October, 2014.

  • Sofi AA, Silverman AL, Khuder S, Garborg K, Westerink JM, Nawras A.: Relationship of symptom duration and fecal bacteriotherapy in Clostridium difficile infection-pooled data analysis and a systematic review. Scand J Gastroenterol. 2013 Mar; 48(3): 266-7

  • Sofi AA, Nawras A,Pai C, Samuls Q, Silverman AL.: Lubiprostone Plus PEG Electrolytes Versus Placebo Plus PEG Electrolytes for Outpatient Colonoscopy Preparation: A Randomized, Double-Blind Placebo-Controlled Trial. Am J Ther. 2013 Jul 10.

  • Bawany M, Rafiq E, Thotakura R, Lay R, Silverman A, Nawras A: Golimumab may induce exacerbation of inflammatory bowel disease when it is used for the treatment of ankylosiing spondylitis: A case report with a review of literature.  Am J Ther. 2013 PMID: 23344099

  • Rafiq E, de Las Casas L, Thotakura R, Bawany R, Nawras A: Can the Endosonographic Examination Predict the Grading of Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma? Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Journal, May 2013. Presented at the annual meeting of the Digestive Disease Week, Chicago, IL, May 3-6, 2013.
     
  • Sofi AA, Khan AR, Sodeman T, Nawras A: Endoscopic Sphincterotomy and the Risk of Post-ERCP Pancreatitis after Biliary Stenting- a Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Journal, May 2013. Presented at the annual meeting of the Digestive Disease Week, Chicago, IL, May 3-6, 2013.
     
  • Thotakura R, de Las Casa L, Thotakura S, Booth R, Gatto-Weis C, Cantley R, Nawras A: Inter Observer Variability in the Diagnosis of Sessile Serrated Polyps. Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Journal, May 2013. Presented at the annual meeting of the Digestive Disease Week, Chicago, IL, May 3-6, 2013.
     
  • Thotakura R, Nawras A: Reclassification of Hyperplastic Polyps into Sessile Serrated Adeomas: A Retrospective Review of Archival Tissue Material for Colorectal Cancer Screening. Am J Gastroenterol 2013
     
  • Sofi AA, Khan AR, Alastal Y, Bawany MZ, Nawras A: Is Endoscopic Biliary Stenting a Risk Factor for Post-ERCP Pancreatitis?- A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Journal, May 2013. Presented at the annual meeting of the Digestive Disease Week, Chicago, IL, May 3-6, 2013.
     
  • Sofi AA, Khan AR, Alastal Y, Bawany MZ, Nawras A: Is Endoscopic Biliary Stenting a Risk Factor for Post-ERCP Pancreatitis?- A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Journal, May 2013. Presented at the annual meeting of the Digestive Disease Week, Chicago, IL, May 3-6, 2013.
     
  • Sofi AA, Khan AR, Alastal Y, Nawras A: No Increase in Risk of Post-ERCP Pancreatitis with the Placement of Biliary Self- Expandable Metal Stents (SEMS): A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Journal, May 2013. Presented at the annual meeting of the Digestive Disease Week, Chicago, IL, May 3-6, 2013.

  • Sofi AA, Bussing M, Kujda J, Nelson S, Nawras A: Patient Acceptance of Split Prep Compared to 1-Day Prep for Screening Colonoscopy. Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Journal, May 2013. Presented at the annual meeting of the Digestive Disease Week, Chicago, IL, May 3-6, 2013.

  • Sofi AA, Sodeman T, Nawras A: Meta-Analysis: Albumin vs Dextran 70 in Patients Undergoing Large-Volume Paracentesis. American Journal of Gastroenterology October 2013. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Gastroenterology. October 2013

  • Meng X, Nawras A: Capsule Endoscopy for Occult GI Bleeding: When to be Cautious? American Journal of Gastroenterology October 2013. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Gastroenterology. October 2013

  • Rheuman S, Volt K, Anandan V, Sodeman T, Nawras A: Pseudomelanosis of the Gastric and Duodenal Mucosa: A Case Report and Review of Literature. American Journal of Gastroenterology October 2013. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Gastroenterology. October 2013

  • Khan MA, Ahmad U, Nawras A: Benign vs Malignant Renal Masses in Autoimmune Pancreatitis, Warranting the Need for Biopsy. American Journal of Gastroenterology October 2013. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Gastroenterology. October 2013

  • Ahmad U, Hasan S, Nawras A: Air Embolism: A Rare Fatal Complication of Esophageal Dilation. American Journal of Gastroenterology October 2013. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Gastroenterology. October 2013

  • Rafiq E, Khan M, Javaid T, Nawras A: Compliance with Screening Colonoscopy Among Healthcare Providers. American Journal of Gastroenterology October 2013. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Gastroenterology. October 2013

  • Siddiqui N, Ahmad U, Tariq Z, Hasan SS, Bawany MZ, Nawras A: Obstructing Pancreatic Cancer with Funal Infection: Dilemma of Contamination vs. Real Infection. American Journal of Gastroenterology October 2013. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Gastroenterology. October 2013

  • Ahmad U, Siddiqui N, Hasan SS, Nawras A: Dysathraia as the Initial manifestation of Esophageal Adenocarcinoma. American Journal of Gastroenterology October 2013. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Gastroenterology. October 2013
  • Rafiq E, Ahmad U, Bawany MZ, de Las Casa L, Nawras A: A Retrospective Analysis of Resectability of Malignant Intraducatal Papillary Mucinious Neoplasms. American Journal of Gastroenterology October 2013. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Gastroenterology. October 2013

  • Rafiq E, Bawany MZ, Alaradi O, Nawras A: Obscure Overt Gastrointestinal Bleeding in a Pancreatic Transplant Patient; What to Suspect. American Journal of Gastroenterology October 2013. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Gastroenterology. October 2013

  • Alkhoury G, Alfaras S, Ahmad S, Nawras A: Concomitant Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Neoplasm and Hashimoto’s Disease in a Young Patient Presenting with Coexisting Thyroid and Large Pancreatic Mass. American Journal of Gastroenterology October 2013. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Gastroenterology. October 2013

  • Hasan S, Siddiqui N, Russo P, de Las Casa L, Nawras A: Diffuse Autoimmune Enteropathy with Colitis in an Adult Patient Treated Successfully with Adalimumab. American Journal of Gastroenterology October 2013. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Gastroenterology. October 2013

  • Khan MA, Kamal S, Anandan V, Nawras A: Synchronous HSV Esophagitis and CMV in Multiple Myeloma Presenting with Massive GI Bleed. American Journal of Gastroenterology October 2013. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Gastroenterology. October 2013

  • Kayyali A, Nawras A: Gait Disturbance and Dysarthria Presenting as the First Manifestation of Recurrent Colorectal Adenocarcinoma. American Journal of Gastroenterology October 2013. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Gastroenterology. October 2013

  • Siddiqui N, Gaba C, T Z, Mohamed I, Li W, Rheman S, de Las Casa L, Nawras A: Skin lesions with Lynch Syndrome Could Represent Muir-Torre Syndrome: A Case Report. American Journal of Gastroenterology October 2013. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Gastroenterology. October 2013

  • Bawany MZ, Sodeman W, Rafiq E, Khan MA, Nawras A: Pseudomembraneous Negative Clostridium Difficile Colitis in Patients with Inflammatory Bowel Disease Undergoing Colonoscopy: Retroscopic Review. American Journal of Gastroenterology October 2013. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Gastroenterology. October 2013

  • Sofi AA, Nawras A: Concurrent Endoscopic and Laparoscopic Approach for Management of Early Iatrogenic Bile-Duct Obstruction. American Journal of Gastroenterology October 2012.

  • Altamimi Z, Nawras A: Endoscopic Retrieval of a Large Migrated Metallic Duodenal Stent from the Proximal/Mid Ileum Using Two Steps Technique. American Journal of Gastroenterology October 2012.

  • Hasan S, Nawras A: Adenocarcinoma of the Gastric Outlet Superimposed on Crohn’s Disease of the Stomach. American Journal of Gastroenterology October 2012.

  • Ehsan R, Nawras A: Synchronous Association of Cystic Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumor and Side-branch Intraductal Papillary Mucinous Neoplasm Diagnosed by Endoscopic Ultrasound. American Journal of Gastroenterology October 2012.

  • Thotakura R, Nawras A: Endoscopic Ultrasound Guided Pancreatic Fine Needle Aspiration at a Newly Established Northwest Ohio University Hospital. American Journal of Gastroenterology October 2012.

  • Bawany MZ, Nawras A: Primary Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma of Different Sites of the Biliary Tree masquerading Cholanglocarcinoma Diagnosed Accurately with EUS-FNA Sparing Unnecessary Surgery- Four Cases with Review of Literature. American Journal of Gastroenterology October 2012.

  • Kayyali A, Nawras A: Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors in Neurofibromatosis Patient. American Journal of Gastroenterology October 2012

  • Niazi M, Nawras A: EUS Guided FNA for Metastatic Renal Cell Carcinoma of Native Kidney in a Renal Transplant Patient. American Journal of Gastroenterology October 2012.

  • Bawany MZ, Nawras A: Is Pnemomediastinum an Expected Finding or a Complication When Cystgastrostomy is Performed at the Gastro-Esophageal Junction? A Restrospective Review. American Journal of Gastroenterology October 2012.
     
  • Bawany MZ, Nawras A: Endoscopic Drainage of Pancreatic Pseudocysts: Restrospective Study from a Northwest Ohio University Hospital. American Journal of Gastroenterology October 2012.

  • Bawany MZ, Nawras A: Golimumab May Induce Exacerbation of Inflammatory Bowel Disease When It Is Used for the Treatment of Ankylosing Spondylitis: A Case Report With a Review of Literature. American Journal of Gastroenterology October 2012.

  • Krishnan P, Sofi AA, Dempsey R, Alaradi O, Nawras A: Body mass index predics cecal insertion time: the higher, the better. Dig Endosc 2012, No; 24 (6) 439-42

  • Rafiq E, Alaradi O, Bawany MZ, Nawras A: A Combination of Snare Polypectomy and Argon Plasma Coagulation Therapy for Prolapsing Common Bile Duct Adenoma.  J Interv Gastroneterol 2012 Oct; 2 (4): 193-195

  • Bawany MZ, Rafiq E, Thotakura R, McPhee MD, Nawras A: Successful diagnosis and management of recurrent biliary colic caused by pancraticojejunostomy stent migration after Whipple procedure J Interv Gastroenterol. 2012 Apr; 2 (2): 97-98

  • Thotakura RV, Thoatakura S, Sofi AA, Bawany MZ, Nawras A:Synchronous EUS-Guided Choledochoduodenostomy with Metallic Biliary and Duodenal Stents Placement in a Patient with Malignant Papiliary Tumor J Interv Gastroenterol 2012 Apr; 2 (2):88-90

  • Bawany MZ, Thotakura R, Silverman A, Nawras A.:Golimumab may induce exacerbation of inflammatory bowel disease when it is used for the treatment of ankylosing spondylitis: A case report with a review of literature The Am J Ther 2014 Jan-Feb; 21 (1)

  • Sofi AA, Javaid G, Zargar S, Nawras A,Sharma ME Comparative evaluation of ERCP and endosonography in the diagnosis of extrahepatic biliary obstruction and a suggested algorithm. Turk J Gastroenterol 2012; 23 (2): 135 140

  • Bawany MZ, Alaradi O,Nawras A: Caroli’s Syndrom in a Post Renal Transplant Patient: Case Report and Review of the Literature Saudi J Gastroenterol 2012 Jan-Feb; 18 (1): 59-61

 



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