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CURRICULUM VITAE

Benson T. Massey MD
Professor
Department of Medicine
Division of Gastroenterology

OFFICE ADDRESS:
Froedtert East Clinics
9200 W Wisconsin Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53226

CITIZENSHIP:  USA

EDUCATION:
8/1975 - 5/1979 BS - Biomedical Engineering, Tulane University , New Orleans, LA
9/1979 - 5/1983 MD, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD

POSTGRADUATE TRAINING AND FELLOWSHIP APPOINTMENTS:
6/1983 - 6/1986 Residency, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Internal Medicine , Strong Memorial Hospital, Rochester, NY
7/1987 - 6/1990 Fellowship, Gastroenterology (including 2 years NRSA-sponsored research training) , Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI

FACULTY APPOINTMENTS:
7/1986 - 6/1987 Clinical Instructor, Department of Medicine, University of Rochester School of Medicine, Rochester, NY
7/1990 - 6/2000 Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
7/2000 - 6/2007 Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
7/2007 - Present Professor, Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI

ADMINISTRATIVE APPOINTMENTS:
7/1990 - Present Director, GI Manometry Laboratory, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI

EDUCATIONAL ADMINISTRATIVE APPOINTMENTS:
7/1986 - 6/1987 Supervisor, medical resident continuity clinic, Highland Hospital and University of Rochester School of Medicine, Rochester, NY
7/1986 - 6/1987 Coordinator, Ambulatory Care Conference , Highland Hospital and University of Rochester School of Medicine, Rochester, NY
7/1991 - 6/1998 Coordinator, weekly Gastroenterology Conference Series, Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
7/1995 - 6/1999 Coordinator, Department of Medicine, Clinical Format Medical Grand Rounds, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI

HOSPITAL AND CLINICAL ADMINISTRATIVE APPOINTMENTS:
7/1986 - 6/1987 Director, Employee Health Service, Highland Hospital, Rochester, NY

HOSPITAL STAFF PRIVILEGES:
7/1986 - 6/1987 Associate Attending, Highland Hospital, 1000 South Ave, Rochester , NY 14620
7/1990 - 1997 Attending Staff, Milwaukee County Medical Complex/John L. Doyne Hospital , 9200 W. Wisconsin Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53226
7/1990 - Present Consultant, Gastroenterology, Zablocki VA Medical Center, Milwaukee, WI
7/1990 - Present Attending Staff, Froedtert Memorial Lutheran Hospital, 9200 W. Wisconsin Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53226

AWARDS AND HONORS:
1975 - Present National Merit Scholar
1975 - Present Presidential Scholar
1979 - Present Tau Beta Phi Engineering Honor Society
1979 - Present Leon H. Scherck Award , Tulane University
5/1989 - Present Glaxo Fellow Travel Award
1998 - Present Best Doctors in America
1999 - Present American College of Physicians/American Society of Internal Medicine
2005 - Present Outstanding Reviewer Award, American Journal of Gastroenterology

MEMBERSHIPS IN HONORARY AND PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES:
1986 - Present American College of Physicians (Member)
1987 - Present American Gastroenterological Association (Member)
1987 - Present American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (Member)
1989 - Present American Neurogastroenterology and Motility Society (Member)
1990 - 2000 American Federation of Clinical Research (Member)
1990 - Present Milwaukee Gastroenterology Society (Member)
1990 - 2001 Midwest Gut Club (Member)
1992 - Present Dysphagia Research Society (Member)
1998 - Present Functional Brain-Gut Group (Member)

EDITORSHIPS/EDITORIAL BOARDS/JOURNAL REVIEWS:
Editorship
2010 - Present Dysphagia
Editorial Board
10/1997 - Present Dysphagia
11/2006 - Present Current GERD Reports
Journal Review
American Journal of Gastroenterology
American Journal of Physiology
Chest
Clinical Gastroenterology & Hepatology
Digestion
Digestive Diseases and Sciences
Diseases of the Esophagus
Dysphagia
European Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Expert Opinion on Pharmacotherapy
Expert Opinion on Therapeutic Patents
Gastroenterology
Gut
Journal of Clinical Gastroenterology
Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research
McMaster University Clinical Relevance On-line
Rating System
Advances in Physiology Education
Wisconsin Medical Journal
Translational Research
Neurogastroenterology and Motility
Psychosomatics

NATIONAL ELECTED/APPOINTED LEADERSHIP AND COMMITTEE POSITIONS:
5/1995 - 5/1998 Member, Training and Education Committee (Education Subcommittee), American Gastroenterological Association
5/1997 - 5/1999 Member, Computer and Technology Subcommittee, American Gastroenterological Association
7/1999 - 6/2000 Member, Laboratory Evaluation Committee, Clinical Testing Task Force, American Motility Society
1999 - Present Member, Abstract Review Committee, Esophageal Section, American Gastroenterological Association
1999 - Present Member, Abstract Review Committee, Dysphagia Research Society
7/2000 - 6/2005 Member, Membership Committee, Dysphagia Research Society
1/2001 - 6/2002 Member, Program Committee, Dysphagia Research Society
2002 - Present Member, Abstract Review Committee, Dysphagia Research Society
2002 - Present External Grant Reviewer, Sheffield England, Sheffield Hospitals Charitable Trust
2002 - Present Member, Abstract Review Committee, American Motility Society
2003 - Present Member, Abstract Review Committee, Dysphagia Research Society
7/2005 - 6/2006 Counselor, Dysphagia Research Society
8/2005 - Present Member, ad hoc study section for NIDDK RFA DK-05-004: Gastroparesis Clinical Research Consortium
2005 - Present Member, Abstract Review Committee, Dysphagia Research Society
7/2006 - 6/2007 Secretary-Treasurer, Dysphagia Research Society
7/2007 - 6/2008 President-Elect, Dysphagia Research Society
7/2008 - 6/2009 President, Dysphagia Research Society
2009 - 2010 Chair, Nominating Committee, Dysphagia Research Society
2009 - 2011 Member, Abstract Review Committee, Esophageal Section, American Gastroenterological Association
2010 - Present Member, Abstract Review Committee, Dysphagia Research Society
2011 - 2012 Member, Nominating Committee, Dysphagia Research Society

RESEARCH GRANTS/AWARDS/CONTRACTS/PROJECTS:
Prior
Peer Review
Title:
Esophageal Motor Function in Health and Disease
Source:
NIH Grant RO1 DK25731
Role:
Co-Investigator (10% effort)
Dates:
7/1/1990 - 3/31/2000
Direct Funds:
$1,875,086
 
Title:
Esophageal Longitudinal Muscle Function During Bolus Transport in Man
Source:
NIH (Supplement to CRC Grant 3-M01-RR00058-32S2)
Role:
CAP Award Recipient (80% effort)
Dates:
7/1/1993 - 6/30/1996
Direct Funds:
$239,313
 
Title:
Mechanisms of Gastroesophageal Reflux and Clearance
Source:
NIH Project 2 of P01 DC03191-01A1
Role:
Principle Investigator, Project 2 (30% effort)
PI:
Self
Dates:
3/1/1999 - 2/28/2003
Direct Funds:
$490,187
 
Title:
Esophageal Motor Function in Health and Disease
Source:
NIH Grant RO1 DK25731
Role:
Co-Investigator (5% effort)
Dates:
7/1/2005 - 6/30/2010
Direct Funds:
$2,367,009
 
Non-Peer Review
Title:
Esophageal Longitudinal Muscle Function in Man: An Analysis Using Simultaneous Manometry and Videofluoroscopy
Source:
Medical College of Wisconsin RAC Award
Role:
Principal Investigator
PI:
Self
Dates:
1992 - Present
Direct Funds:
$7,359
 
Title:
Mechanisms of Gastroesophageal Reflux
Source:
Digestive Disease Center Grant, Medical College of Wisconsin
Role:
Principal Investigator
PI:
Self
Dates:
1998 - Present
Direct Funds:
$14,000
 
INVITED LECTURES/WORKSHOPS/PRESENTATIONS:
Local
1. UES Manometry, Dysphagia Research Society, Milwaukee, WI, 11/6/1992 - Present
2. Multi-modality Evaluation of a Patient with Neurologic Dysphagia, Dysphagia Research Society, Lake Geneva, WI, 10/22/1993 - Present
3. Esophageal Motility Disorders, Grand Rounds, Columbia Hospital, Milwaukee, WI, 9/26/1995 - Present
4. Chronic Constipation: the Spectrum of Mechanism, Diagnosis, and Management Options, Symposium on Management of Gastrointestinal Motor Disorders, Lake Geneva, WI, 10/12/1996 - Present
5. Effects of Age on Esophageal Structure and Function, Geriatric Dysphagia: Toward Evidence Based Practice, Madison, WI, 9/20/2001 - Present
6. Use of High-Resolution Manometry in a Difficult Dysphagia Case, Milwaukee GI Society, Milwaukee, WI, 11/9/2006 - Present
7. Eosinophilic Esophagitis: the Need for Dialog Between the Pathologist and the Gastroenterologist, Wisconsin Society of Pathologists, Waukesha, WI, 11/17/2007 - Present
8. Achalasia and Related Esophageal Motor Disorders: Diagnosis and Management, WSGNA Fall Regional Course, Milwaukee, WI, 10/4/2008 - Present
9. Keynote Address: Evaluation of Esophageal Symptoms, 8th Annual Gastroenterology CME Conference, St. Vincent Hospital, Green Bay WI
 
National
1. Effective Feedback for Residents, Association of Program Directors in Internal Medicine Annual Session, New Orleans, LA, 4/1987 - Present
2. Effective Feedback for Residents, Association of Program Directors in Internal Medicine Annual Session, New York, NY, 3/1988 - Present
3. Esophago/pharyngo/laryngo Interrelationships, Dysphagia Research Society, Mc Clean, VA, 10/15/1994 - Present
4. Mechanical Function of the Esophagus, Dysphagia Research Society, Aspen, CO, 11/2/1996 - Present
5. Scientific Rationale for Medical Treatment of Achalasia, American Gastsroenterological Association, Washington, DC, 5/14/1997 - Present
6. Physiology of Swallowing, Seventh Multidisciplinary Symposium on Dysphagia and Basic Concepts in the Diagnosis and Management of the Dysphagic Patient, Baltimore, MD, 3/5/1998 - Present
7. Issues Regarding Feeding Tubes, Dysphagia Research Society, New Orleans, LA, 10/16/1998 - Present
8. Unexplained Clinical Observations: the Challenge to Basic Science, Dysphagia Research Society, Burlington, VT, 10/17/1999 - Present
9. Local modulation of transient LES relaxations: experiments in progress, Third Multi-Disciplinary International Symposium on Supraesophageal Complications of Reflux Disease, Boston, MA, 8/12/2000 - Present
10. Evolving Technologies in Clinical Practice: Ultrathin Endoscopy, Dysphagia Research Society, Savannah, GA, 10/28/2000 - Present
11. Normal Physiology of LES Function, Dysphagia Research Society, Albuquerque, NM, 10/13/2001 - Present
12. The Role of Trans-nasal Endoscopy in Dysphagic Patients – The GI Perspective, Dysphagia Research Society, Miami, FL, 10/4/2002 - Present
13. The Limitations of Trans-nasal Endoscopy, Dysphagia Research Society, Miami, FL, 10/4/2002 - Present
14. Instrumental Evaluation of Dysphagia, Dysphagia Research Society, San Francisco, CA , 10/4/2003 - Present
15. Non-Instrumental Evaluation of Dysphagia, Dysphagia Research Society, San Francisco, CA, 10/4/2003 - Present
16. Structural Disorders of the Esophagus, Dysphagia Research Society, Vancouver, BC, 3/7/2007 - Present
 
International
1. Mechanics of Esophageal Motor Function, Dysphagia Research Society, Toronto, Canada, 10/18/1997 - Present
2. Illustrative Cases of Transnasal Esophagoscopy (TNE): Role of Transnasal Esophagoscopy Demonstration Using Transnsasal Esophagoscopy, Dysphagia Research Society, Vancouver, BC, 3/7/2007 - Present
 
PEER REVIEWED WORKSHOPS/PRESENTATIONS:
Local
1. Reduction of reflux events by blockade of gastric mechanoreceptors: a novel endoscopic approach, Midwest Gut Club, Milwaukee, WI, 3/11/2000 - Present
 
Regional
1. Esophageal Longitudinal Motor Function in Man: relationship to circular muscle function and modification by a swallowed bolus, Midwest Gut Club, Chicago, IL, 3/4/1995 - Present
 
International
1. Helping chairs assess and build faculty promotion and academic progress committees, Faculty Affairs Professional Development Conference, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, 7/30/2005 - Present
 
COMMITTEE SERVICE:
Medical College
7/1994 - 6/1995 Chairman, Research Funding Sub-Committee, Digestive Disease Research Center, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
7/1995 - 6/1996 Member, Gastroenterology Chief Search Committee, Department of Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
7/1996 - 6/1999 Member, GCRC Research Review Committee, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
7/1997 - 6/2003 Member, Faculty Benefits and Career Development Committee, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
7/1997 - 6/1998 Member, Medical Faculty Council, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
7/1997 - 6/1998 Member, Research Committee, Digestive Disease Center, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
7/1997 - 6/1998 Member, Residency Curriculum Committee, Department of Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
7/1998 - 6/2003 Member, Faculty Career Development Advisory Subcommittee, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
2002 - Present Member, LCME Self-Study Subcommittee on Governance, Administration and Finance, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
7/2004 - 6/2007 Member, Faculty Career Development Committee, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
2008 - Present Member, Digestive Disease Center Grant Review Committee, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
 
Hospital
7/1986 - 6/1987 Member, Safety Committee, Highland Hospital, Rochester, NY
7/1986 - 6/1987 Member, Infection Control Committee, Highland Hospital, Rochester, NY
7/1986 - 6/1987 Member, Ambulatory Care Committee, Highland Hospital, Rochester, NY
7/1990 - 6/1993 Member, Drug Use Evaluation Committee, Froedtert Memorial Lutheran Hospital
6/2003 - 7/2005 Representative, Quality Assurance Committee, Endoscopy Laboratory, Froedtert Memorial Lutheran Hospital
2008 - 2010 Member, Clinician Satisfaction Committee
 
MEDICAL COLLEGE TEACHING ACTIVITIES:
Community/Lay Public
2/2004 - Present Mini-Medical School Presentation, Peptic Ulcer Disease
11/2010 - Present Gastrointestinal Manifestations of Sjogren’s Syndrome, Sjogren’s Syndrome Support Group
 
Medical Student Education
1987 - Present Introductory Clinical Clerkship
1989 - 1998 Junior syllabus, Medicine Clerkship
 
Resident and Fellow Education
1990 - Present Gastroenterology Fellow Continuity Clinic
1990 - Present Department of Medicine Resident Conference Series - 1-2 lectures annually to residents
1990 - Present Gastroenterology elective rotation
6/1992 - Present Management of GERD, Department of Medicine
3/1994 - Present Discussant, Clinicopathologic Conference, Department of Medicine
1994 - Present Gastroenterology Fellow Seminar Series
1994 - Present Physical Diagnosis Course
7/1995 - Present Fulminant Hepatitis A, Department of Medicine
4/1997 - Present Management of Portal Hypertension, Department of Medicine
7/1997 - Present The Patient with Achalasia, Department of Medicine
1997 - 1999 M2 History and Physical Examination Course
7/1998 - Present Oral Presentation Techniques, Department of Medicine
11/1998 - Present Clinical Treatment of Esophageal Strictures, Department of Surgery Grand Rounds
11/2005 - Present Primary Eosinophilic Esophagitis in Adults, Department of Medicine
2005 - 2006 Clinical Examination and Reasoning
2005 - 2011 Examination of the Abdomen
1/2010 - Present Myths & Urban Legends in Gastroenterology & Hepatology
 
Continuing Medical Education
9/1989 - Present Achalasia: Anything New? “Hoganfest” postgraduate conference
11/1990 - Present Long-term Management of GERD, Practical Issues in Gastroenterology I
12/1991 - Present Acute GI Bleeding, Practical Issues in Gastroenterology II
11/1992 - Present Colon Cancer Screening: A Practical Approach, Practical Issues in Gastroenterology III
11/1993 - Present Non-Cardiac Chest Pain, Practical Issues in Gastroenterology IV
11/1994 - Present Esophageal Achalasia: a Unique Treatment Modality, Practical Issues in Gastroenterology V
11/1995 - Present Pill Induced Esophageal Injury, Practical Issues in Gastroenterology VI
11/1995 - Present Botulinum Toxin: Clinical Application to Sphincteric Disorders, Practical Issues in Gastroenterology VI
3/1996 - Present Update on Interpretive Skills/Recording Apparatus for Esophageal Motility, Spectrum of Dysphagia: The Role of Latest Technology in Diagnosis and Management
11/1998 - Present Constipation: A Practical Approach to Work-up/Treatment, Practical Issues in Gastroenterology VII
10/1999 - Present Pharyngeal and upper esophageal sphincter manometry, Endoscopy for the Millennium Course
10/1999 - Present MCW Experience: Validation studies with transnasal endoscopy and diagnostic yield, Endoscopy for the Millennium Course
5/2005 - Present Swallowing Disorders, a Symposium for Senior Physicians
10/2008 - Present Which of your GERD patients require endoscopy and when? Update on Gastrointestinal Disorders
11/2009 - Present Constipation: if MiraLax is the answer, what is the question? “State of the Gut,” an Update on Gastrointestinal Disorders
10/2010 - Present Chronic Proton Pump Inhibitor Use: What are the Risks? “State of the Gut,” an Update on Gastrointestinal Disorders
 
EXTRAMURAL TEACHING (e.g. at Marquette, UWM, etc.):
Community/Lay Public
3/1996 - Present Froedtert Hospital, Milwaukee, WI, Presentation, Swallowing Disorders, Community Education Program, Miwaukee, WI
4/2003 - Present Froedtert Hospital, Milwaukee, WI, Presentation, Use of feeding tubes in the management of dysphagia, ALS Support Group
 
Medical Student Education
1986 - Present School of Medicine, Rochester NY, Introductory Clinical Clerkship, University of Rochester
1987 - Present Faculty Feedback Course, University of Rochester School of Medicine, Rochester NY, Developed and instructed one day course on providing feedback to trainees, including production of educational video
1987 - Present Medical attending rounds, Highland Hospital, Rochester NY, Preceptor, 3 2-hour sessions per week for 2 months
 
MCW STUDENTS, FACULTY, RESIDENTS AND CLINICAL/RESEARCH FELLOWS MENTORED:
Undergraduate Students
Giselle Liard, Medical College of Wisconsin, 6/1992 - 8/1992 Summer student mentor (AGA award)
Jeff Regan, Medical College of Wisconsin, 6/1995 - 8/1995 Summer student mentor
Anisa Shaker, Medical College of Wisconsin, 6/1996 - 8/1996 Summer student mentor
Roya Ghahraman, Medical College of Wisconsin, 6/1997 - 8/1997 Summer student mentor
Saphora Hagigi, Medical College of Wisconsin, 6/2002 - 8/2002 Summer student mentor
 
Medical Students
Suba Narayanan, Medical College of Wisconsin, 1998 - 2000 Research mentor
Sudhindra Pudur, Medical College of Wisconsin, 2001 - 2002 Research mentor
 
Clinical/Research Fellows
Mitchell Manthey, Medical College of Wisconsin, 1993 - 1994 Research Mentor (Department of Medicine Research Day Award)
Steven Burdick, Medical College of Wisconsin, 1993 - 1994 Research Mentor
Philip Murphy, Medical College of Wisconsin, 1994 - 1995 Research Mentor
Kim Jurell, Medical College of Wisconsin, 1995 - 1996 Research Mentor
Laxmi N Veligati, Medical College of Wisconsin, 1997 - Present Research Mentor
Jeeger Jailwala, Medical College of Wisconsin, 2001 - 2002 Research Mentor
Michael Jean, Medical College of Wisconsin, 2002 - 2003 Research Mentor
Samer Gawrieh, Medical College of Wisconsin, 2002 - 2003 Research Mentor
Adeyemi Lawal, Medical College of Wisconsin, 2003 - 2006 Research Mentor
Shailesh Bajaj, Medical College of Wisconsin, 2004 - 2006 Research Mentor
Lilani Perera, Medical College of Wisconsin, 2005 - 2009 Research Mentor
David Knuff, Medical College of Wisconsin, 2005 - 2006 Research Mentor
Venelin Kounev, Medical College of Wisconsin, 2005 - 2006 Research Mentor
 
Residents
David Carron, Medical College of Wisconsin, 1988 - Present Research mentor
James Radke, Medical College of Wisconsin, 1992 - Present Research mentor
David Staff, Medical College of Wisconsin, 1995 - Present Research mentor
Aravind Vijayapal, Medical College of Wisconsin, 2004 - Present Research mentor
 
Faculty
Dennis Blom, Medical College of Wisconsin, 2001 - 2004 Research Mentor
Neelish Tipnis, Medical College of Wisconsin, 2004 - Present Research Mentor
 
PROGRAMMATIC DEVELOPMENTS:
Educational Programs
Fellow
2007 - 2011 Director, MCW based traineeship in GI Motility. Developed program for visiting fellows from other institutions to have intensive exposure to GI Motility Testing and Disorders
 
 
 
 

BIBLIOGRAPHY
Refereed Journal Publications/Original Papers
1. Massey BT. Eikenella corrodens isolated from a hepatic abscess. Am J Gastroenterol 1989; 84:1100-1.
2. Cook IJ, Dodds WJ, Dantas RO, Kern MK, Massey BT, Shaker R, Hogan WJ. Timing of videofluoroscopic, manometric events and bolus transit during the oral and pharyngeal phases of swallowing. Dysphagia 1989; 4:8-15.
3. Cook IJ, Dodds WJ, Dantas RO, Massey B, Kern MK, Lang IM, Brasseur JG, Hogan WJ. Opening mechanism of the human upper esophageal sphincter. Am J Physiol 1989; 257:G748-59.
4. Dantas RO, Dodds WJ, Massey BT, Kern MK. The effect of high- vs low-density barium preparations on the quantitative features of swallowing. AJR. American Journal of Roentgenology 1989; 153:1191-5.
5. Dantas RO, Dodds WJ, Massey BT, Shaker R, Cook IJ. Manometric characteristics of the glossopalatal sphincter. Dig Dis Sci 1990; 35:161-6.
6. Helm JF, Massey BT, Martin CJ, Dodds WJ, Hogan WJ, Arndorfer RC. Esophageal acidification does not increase lower esophageal sphincter pressure. Gut 1990; 31:266-9.
7. Dantas RO, Kern MK, Massey BT, Dodds WJ, Kahrilas PJ, Brasseur JG, Cook IJ, Lang IM. Effect of swallowed bolus variables on the oral and pharyngeal phases of swallowing. Am J Physiol 1990; 258:G675-81.
8. Massey BT, Dodds WJ, Hogan WJ, Brasseur JG, Helm JF. Abnormal esophageal motility: An analysis of concurrent radiographic and manometric findings. Gastroenterology 1991; 101:344-354.
9. Massey BT, Geenen JE, Hogan WJ. Evaluation of a voice recognition system for generation of therapeutic ERCP reports. Gastrointest Endosc 1991; 37:617-620.
10. Massey BT, Hogan WJ, Dodds WJ, Dantas RO. Alteration of the upper esophageal sphincter belch reflex in patients with achalasia. Gastroenterology 1992;103:1574-9.
11. Sonnenberg A, Massey BT, McCarty DJ. Epidemiology of achalasia in the United States: a study of hospital discharges among medicare beneficiaries. Dig Dis Sci 1993;38:233-44.
12. Ren J, Massey BT, Dodds WJ, Kern MK, Brasseur JG, Shaker R, Harrington SS, Hogan WJ, Arndorfer RC. Determinants of intrabolus pressure during esophageal peristaltic bolus transport. Am J Physiol 1993;264:G407-1
13. Sonnenberg AS, Massey BT, Jacobsen SJ. Hospital discharges resulting from esophagitis among Medicare beneficiaries. Dig Dis Sci 1994;39:183-8.
14. Franco J***, Massey BT, Komorowski R. Cytomegalovirus infection causing pseudomembranous colitis. Am J Gastroenterol 1994;89:2246-8.
15. Kusano M, Hogan WJ, Lang IM, Bonnevier JL, Massey BT, Shaker R. Initiation of esophageal secondary peristalsis by slow fluid infusion in the opossum: effect of hydrochloric acid. Am J Physiol 1996;270:G927-31.
16. Manthey MW***, Massey BT, Arndorfer RC, Hogan WJ. Determinants of lower esophageal sphincter relaxation induced by esophageal balloon distension in man. Am J Physiol 1996;270:G1022-7.
17. Dean R, Dua K, Massey BT, Berger WL, Hogan WJ, Shaker R. A comparative study of unsedated transnasal esophagogastroduodenoscopy and conventional EGD. Gastrointest Endosc 1996; 44:422-4.
18. Murphy PP, Ballinger PJ, Massey BT, Shaker R, Hogan WJ. Discrete ulcers in Barrett's esophagus: relationship to acute gastrointestinal bleeding. Endoscopy 1998; 30:367-70.
19. Jailwala J, Massey BT, Staff D, Shaker R, Hogan WJ. Post-Fundoplication symptoms: the role for endoscopic assessment of fundoplication integrity. Gastrointest Endosc 2001;54:351-6.
20. Vasilopoulos S, Murphy P, Auerbach A, Massey BT, Shaker R, Stewart E, Komorowski RA, Hogan WJ. The small-caliber esophagus: an unappreciated cause of dysphagia for solids in patients with eosinophilic esophagitis. Gastrointest Endosc 2002;55:99-106.
21. Shaker R, Easterling C, Kern M, Nitschke T, Massey B, Daniels S, Grande B, Kazandjian M, Kikeman K. Rehabilitation of swallowing by exercise in tube-fed patient with dysphagia secondary to abnormal UES Opening. Gastroenterology 2002;122:1314-21.
22. Gawrieh S***, Komorowski RA, Massey BT. Scalp metastases as the first manifestation of pancreatic cancer. Dig Dis Sci 2002;47:1469-71.
23. Prajapati DN, Saeian K, Binion D, Staff DM, Kim JP, Massey BT, Hogan WJ. Volume and yield of screening colonscopy at a tertiary medical center after change in medicare reimbursement. Am J Gastroenterol 2003;98: 194-9.
24. Potter JW, Saeian K, Staff DM, Massey BT, Komorowski RA, Shaker R, Hogan WJ. Eosinophilic esophagitis in adults: an emerging problem with unique esophageal features. Gastrointestinal Endoscopy 2004;59:355-61.
25. Shaker R, Bardan E, Gu C, Massey BT, Sanders T, Kern MK, Hoffmann RG, Hogan WJ. Effect of lower esophageal sphincter tone and crural diaphragm contraction on distensibility of the gastroesophageal junction in man. Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol. 2004;287:G815-21.
26. Massey BT, Simuncak C, LeCapitaine-Dana NJ, Pudur S*. Transient lower esophageal sphincter relaxations do not result from passive opening of the cardia by gastric distension. Gastroenterology 2006; 130: 89-95.
27. Bardan E, Kern M, Torrico S, Arndorfer RC, Massey BT, Shaker R. Radial asymmetry of the upper oesophageal sphincter pressure profile: fact or artefact. Neurogastroenterol Motil. 2006;18:418-24.
28. Lawal A***, Barboi A, Krasnow A, Helleman R, Jaradeh S, Massey BT. Rapid Gastric Emptying Is More Common than Gastroparesis in Patients With Autonomic Dysfunction. Am J Gastroenterol. 2007;102:618-23.
29. Attila T***, Datta MW, Sudakoff G, Abu-Hajir M, Massey BT. Intrahepatic portal hypertension secondary to metastatic carcinoma of the prostate. WMJ 2007;106:36-38.
30. Ananthakrishnan AN, Attila T, Otterson MF, Lipchik RJ, Massey BT, Komorowski RA, Binion DG. Severe pulmonary toxicity after azathioprine/6-mercaptopurine initiation for the treatment of inflammatory bowel disease. Journal of Clinical Gastroenterology 2007;41(7):682-8.
31. Mepani R, Antonik S, Massey B, Kern M, Logemann J, Pauloski B, Rademaker A, Easterling C, Shaker R. Augmentation of deglutitive thyrohyoid muscle shortening by the Shaker exercise. Dysphagia 2009;24:26-31.
32. Lawal A, Antonik S, Dua K, Massey BT. Esophageal adenocarcinoma: pseudo-nutcracker esophagus. Dysphagia. 2009 Jun;24(2):234-7.
33. Kuribayashi S, Massey BT, Hafeezullah M, Perera L, Hussaini SQ, Tatro L, Darling RJ, Franco R, Shaker R. Terminating motor events for TLESR are influenced by the presence and distribution of refluxate. Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol. 2009 Jul;297(1):G71-5.
34. Kuribayashi S, Massey BT, Hafeezullah M, Perera L, Hussaini SQ, Tatro L, Darling RJ, Franco R, Shaker R. Upper Esophageal Sphincter and Gastroesophageal Junction Pressure Changes Act to Prevent Gastroesophageal and Esophagopharyngeal Reflux during Apneic Episodes in Patients with Obstructive Sleep Apnea. Chest. 2010; 137:769-76.
35. Oh YS, Massey BT. Rapid development of intestinal type gastric adenocarcinoma. Case Rep Gastroenterol 2011;5:192-5
 
Books, Chapters, and Reviews
1. Massey BT, Suchman AL: Acute Diarrhea. In: Panzer RJ, Black ER, Griner PF, eds. Diagnostic Strategies for Common Medical Problems. American College of Physicians, 1991.
2. Massey BT. The use of intraluminal manometry to assess upper esophageal sphincter function. Dysphagia 1993;8:339-44.
3. Massey BT. Pathologic esophago-pharyngeal interactions. Dysphagia 1995;10:232-4.
4. Massey BT, Shaker R: Introduction to the Field of Deglutition and Deglutition Disorders. In: Perlman A, Schulze-Delrieu K, eds. Deglutition and Its Disorders: Anatomy, Physiology, Clinical Diagnosis, and Management. San Diego: Singular Press 1996.
5. Massey BT: Acute Diarrhea. In: Black ER, Bordley DR, Tape TG, Panzer RJ, eds. Diagnostic Strategies for Common Medical Problems, 2nd edition. Philadelphia: American College of Physicians, 1999.
6. Massey BT: Literature Alert: Esophagus. In Richter JE (ed). Current Gastroenterology Reports, Vol 1, No 3 (Kahrilas PJ, ed.). Philadelphia: Current Science Inc., 1999.
7. Massey BT: Management of idiopathic achalasia: short-term and long-term outcomes. In Richter JE (ed). Current Gastroenterology Reports, Vol 2, No 3 (Shaker R, ed.). Philadelphia: Current Science Inc., 2000, 196-200.
8. Massey BT. Potential control of gastroesophageal reflux by local modulation of transient lower esophageal sphincter relaxations. Am J Med 2001;111 (Suppl 8A):186S-189S.
9. Massey BT. The implications of Helicobacter pylori infection for GERD: findings from the most recent studies presented at DDW. Current Gastroenterology Reports 2004; 6: 191-5.
10. Massey BT. Physiology of oral cavity, pharynx and upper esophageal sphincter. In: Goyal and Shaker's GI Motility Online; Edited by Goyal, R K and Shaker, R. Nature Publishing Group: New York, 2006. doi:10.1038/gimo 2 - Published on-line after peer review
11. Massey BT, Shaker R. Oral, pharyngeal and upper esophageal sphincter motility disorders. In: Goyal and Shaker's GI Motility Online; Edited by Goyal, R K and Shaker, R. Nature Publishing Group: New York, 2006. doi:10.1038/gimo 19 - Published on-line after peer review
12. Massey BT. Esophageal motor and sensory disorders: presentation, evaluation, and treatment. Gastroenterology Clinics of North America 2007;36: 553-75.
13. Massey BT. Treatment of dysphagia symptoms resulting from esophageal disorders. Perspectives on Swallowing and Swallowing Disorders 2007;16 (4):14-18.
14. Massey BT. Overview and evaluation of esophageal symptoms. In: Parkmsn HP, McCallum RW, Rao SSC, eds. GI Motility Testing: A Laboratory and Office Handbook. Thorofare NJ: SLACK, Incorporated , 2011.
 
Editorials, Letters to Editor, Other
1. Massey BT. Diffuse esophageal spasm: a case for carminatives? (editorial). J Clin Gastroenterol 2001;33:8-10.
2. Massey BT. Acid clearance, hiatal hernia size, and oesophagitis: redress the egress regress. Neurogastroenterology & Motility 2002;14:607-9.
3. Massey BT. Whither the Bernstein test? (editorial) Am J Gastroenterol 2004;99:416-8.
4. Massey BT. 2009 Dysphagia Research Society President's Report: Dysphagia Week Declared in New Orleans for the 17th Annual DRS Meeting. Dysphagia 2009;24:447-448.
 
Non-Refereed Journal Publications/Original Papers
1. Massey BT, Kleinman MS. Autoimmune chronic active hepatitis. Hosp Practice 1986; 21:49-53.
 
Abstracts
1. Cook IJ, Massey BT, Dantas RO, Dodds WJ, Hogan WJ. Alterations in oral-pharyngeal deglutition caused by increases in swallowed bolus volume. Gastroenterology 1988; 94:A77.
2. Cook IJ, Dodds WJ, Dantas RO, Massey BT, Kern M, Hogan WJ. Mechanisms and pressure-flow kinetics of upper esophageal sphincter during swallowing. Gastroenterology 1988; 94:A76.
3. Cook IJ, Dantas RO, Massey BT, Kern MK, Hogan WJ. Mechanisms and pressure flow kinetics of upper esophageal sphincter opening during swallowing. Aust NZ J Med 1988; 18:396.
4. Cook IJ, Massey BT, Dantas RO, Dodds WJ, Hogan WJ. Alterations in oro-pharyngeal deglutition caused by increases on swallowed bolus volume. Aust NZ J Med 1988; 18:400.
5. Massey BT, Dodds WJ, Helm JF, Brasseur JG, Hogan WJ. Abnormal esophageal motility: comparison of radiographic and manometric findings. Gastroenterology 1988; 95:878.
6. Helm JF, Massey BT, Martin CJ, Dodds WJ, Hogan WJ, Arndorfer RC. Effect of distal esophageal acidification on human lower esophageal sphincter (LES) pressure. Gastroenterology 1988; 95:870.
7. Dantas RO, Massey BT, Kern MK, Cook IJ, Dodds WJ. Effect of bolus volume and viscosity on the pharyngeal phase of swallowing. Gastroenterology 1988; 95:861.
8. Massey BT, Black ER. Clinical parameters associated with a positive stool ova and parasite (O&P) exam in medical inpatients. Gastroenterology 1989; 96:A325.
9. Massey BT, Black ER. The stool examination for ova and parasites (O&P): reasons for suboptimal utilization in medical inpatients. Gastroenterology 1989; 96:A326.
10. Massey BT, Hogan WJ, Dodds WJ, Dantas RO. Impairment of the esophageal belch reflex in achalasia patients: abnormality of the upper esophageal sphincter (UES) response. Gastroenterology 1989; 96:A326. - Oral presentation
11. Brasseur JG, Dodds WJ, Massey BT, Kern MK, Helm JF, Kahrilas PJ. Esophageal pressure during peristaltic transport of a fluid bolus: distinction between intrabolus and contractile-segment domains. Gastroenterology 1989; 96:A56.
12. Carron DA**, Massey BT, Dodds WJ, Hogan WJ. Heartburn but not esophageal acidification, per se, increases the rate of spontaneous swallowing. Gastroenterology 1989; 96:A74.
13. Dantas RO, Dodds WJ, Kern MK, Massey BT, Cook IJ. Bolus volume and consistency: effect on oral and pharyngeal phases of swallowing. Gastroenterology 1989; 96:A109.
14. Massey BT, Black ER. Inpatient stool ova and parasite testing: grounds for improvement. Am J Gastroenterology 1989; 84:1191.
15. Massey BT, Hogan WJ, Dantas RO, Arndorfer RC, Dodds WJ. Conscious suppression of the upper esophageal sphincter belch reflex in normal volunteers. Gastroenterology 1990; 98:A373.
16. Massey BT, Sonnenberg A, McCarty DJ. Achalasia epidemiology and comorbidity in a geriatric population: an analysis of medicare data. Gastroenterology 1990; 98:A85.
17. Massey BT, Sonnenberg A, McCarty DJ. The epidemiology of achalasia in the medicare population. Gastroenterology 1990; 99:1221.
18. Massey BT, Geenen, JE, Hogan, WJ. Evaluation of a voice recognition system for generation of therapeutic ERCP reports. Gastrointest Endosc 1991; 37:270.
19. Dean RS, Massey BT, Shaker R, Helm JF, Dodds WJ, Hogan WJ. Esophageal non-compliance causing intermittent obstructive dysphagia: a subtle complication of GERD. Gastroenterology 1991; 100:A51.
20. Carron DA, Foley WD, Burdick JS, Massey BT, Kern MK, Hogan WJ. Sodium bicarbonate (NaHCO3) effect on postprandial gastric volume in man determined by magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). Gastroenterology 1992;102:A6.
21. Massey BT, Dodds WJ, Hogan WJ, Ren J, Brasseur JG. Patients with esophageal pulsion diverticula have elevated intrabolus pressures: an analysis using concurrent manometry and videofluoroscopy. Gastroenterology 1992;102:A481.
22. Ballinger PS, Bohorfoush AG, Massey BT, Shaker R, Young C. Discrete ulcers in Barrett's esophagus: the relationship to acute GI bleeding. Gastrointest Endosc 1992;38:229.
23. Massey BT, Hofmann CL, Hogan WJ, Dodds WJ. Sustained oscillatory pressure waveforms in patients with achalasia: evidence for cholinergic mediation. Gastroenterology 1992;103:1409.
24. Ren J, Massey BT, Harrington SS, Hofmann CL, Arndorfer RC, Kern MK, Dodds WJ, Brasseur JG, Hogan WJ. Small diameter manometric catheters have no significant effect on intrabolus pressure when placed across the gastroesophageal junction (GEJ). Gastroenterology 1992;103:1411.
25. Brasseur JG, Hsieh P-Y, Li M-J, Kern MK, Massey BT, Dodds WJ, Hogan WJ. Separate esophageal contraction waves above and below the transition zone. Gastroenterology 1993;104:A482.
26. Massey BT, Kern MK, Brasseur JG, Hofmann CL, Arndorfer RC, Ren J, Hogan WJ. The transition zone of the human esophagus: effect of bolus volume on manometric characteristics. Gastroenterology 1993;104:A548.
27. Massey BT, Kern MK, Brasseur JG, Hofmann CL, Arndorfer RC, Ren J, Hogan WJ. The peristaltic pressure wave becomes less coordinated during passage through the human esophageal transition zone. Gastroenterology 1993;104:A548.
28. Ballinger PJ, Hogan WJ, Bohorfoush AG, Massey BT, Shaker R, Komorowski RA. Short segment Barrett's epithelium: prevalence and accuracy of endoscopic detection. Gastrointest Endosc 1993;39:271.
29. Earnest ML, Bohorfoush AG, Sethi A, Massey BT. Evidence of proximal esophageal injury after variceal band ligation: prevention by modification of overtube insertion. Gastrointest Endosc 1993;39:274.
30. Massey BT, Eckert MD, Layman RD, Hogan WJ. Development of an opossum model of achalasia by chronic oral administration of N-omega-nitro-L-arginine (L-NNA). J Gastrointest Mot 1993;5:203.
31. Radke JS**, Massey BT, Kern MK, Hofmann C, Arndorfer RC, Brasseur JG, Hogan WJ. Analysis of bolus escape in the esophageal transition zone in normal volunteers. J Gastrointest Mot 1993;5:211.
32. Shaker R, Massey BT, Ren J, Hogan WJ, Dua KS, Arndorfer RC, Hofmann C. A preliminary report on the glottal protective closure response to esophageal air distension in achalasia patients. J Gastrointest Mot 1993;5:216.
33. Kusano M, Hogan WJ, Layman RD, Lang IM, Bonnevier JL, Massey BT, Kern MK, Dunn BE, Shaker R. Characterization of the esophageal transition zone in opossum. Gastroenterology 1994;106:A528.
34. Kusano M, Hogan WJ, Layman RD, Lang IM, Bonnevier JL, Massey BT, Kern MK, Shaker R. Secondary peristalsis during slow fluid infusions in opossums: effect of hydrochloric acid. Gastroenterology 1994;106:A529.
35. Li M, Brasseur JG, Hsieh P-Y, Nicosia M, Kern MK, Massey BT. A conversion methodology to analyze manometric pressure data in space-time. Gastroenterology 1994;106:A530.
36. Manthey MW***, Massey BT, Arndorfer RC, Hogan WJ. Determinants of reflex lower esophageal sphincter relaxation (LESR) provoked by esophageal balloon distension in man. Gastroenterology 1994;106:A536.
37. Shaker R, Dean R, Dua K, Massey B, Berger W, Hogan W. Unsedated transnasal esophago-gastroduodenoscopy (T-EGD); an alternative to conventional EGD; a comparative study. Gastrointest Endosc 1994;40(2, Pt 2):32.
38. Burdick JS, Hogan WJ, Massey BT, Bohorfoush AG, Parker H, Schmalz M. Triamcinolone injections decrease the need for dilation of rapidly recurring esophageal strictures. Gastrointest Endosc 1994;40(2, Pt 2):72.
39. Dua KS, Shaker R, Dean RS, Massey BT, Trifan A, Ren J. Transnasal unsedated pharyngoesophagogastroduodenoscopy (T-PEDG) for evaluation of the pharyngeal and esophageal phases of swallowing. Dysphagia 1994;9:268.
40. Massey BT, Hofmann C, Arndorfer RC, Hogan WJ. The lower esophageal sphincter (LES) contraction induced by cholecystokinin-octapeptide (CCK) is at least partially cholinergically mediated in some patients with achalasia. Gastroenterology 1994;107:1142.
41. Murphy PP, Massey BT, Bohorfoush AG, Shaker R, Hogan WJ. The 'small calibre' esophagus: a cause of recurrent dysphagia in young men. Gastroenterology 1995;108:A172.
42. Kusano M, Hogan WJ, Bonnevier JL, Lang IM, Massey BT, Kawamura O, Shaker R. Differentiation between slow and rapid distention-induced secondary esophageal peristalsis in opossum. Gastroenterology 1995;108:A634.
43. Massey BT, Regan JT*, Kern MK, Hofmann C, Arndorfer RC. Longitudinal esophageal motor function in man: an analysis using mucosal markers. Gastroenterology 1995;108:A646.
44. Murphy PP***, Massey BT, Arndorfer RC, Kern MK, Hofmann C, Hogan WJ. Effect of increasing intrabolus pressures on esophageal peristaltic mechanics: an analysis using a barostat. Gastroenterology 1995;108:A653.
45. Murphy PP***, Massey BT, Arndorfer RC, Kern MK, Hofmann C, Hogan WJ. Deglutitive inhibition affects smooth muscle contractions but not basal tone: an analysis using a barostat. Gastroenterology 1995;108:A653.
46. Massey BT, Shaker A*, Kern M, Hofmann C, Arndorfer RC, Ryan C. Effect of atropine on esophageal longitudinal shortening in man. Dysphagia 1996;11:161. - Oral presentation
47. Massey BT, Arndorfer RC, Hofmann C, Shaker R, Hogan WJ. Treatment of achalasia by pneumatic dilation produces a cholinergic neuropraxis of the lower esophageal sphincter. Gastroenterology 1996;110:A714.
48. Murphy PP***, Massey BT, Arndorfer RC, Hofmann C, Kern M, Hogan WJ. Human esophageal tone has a cholinergic component in normal subjects and patients with achalasia. Gastroenterology 1996;110:A721.
49. Staff DM**, Massey BT, Arndorfer RC, Hofmann C, Ryan C, Kern M. Effect of balloon distension on esophageal shortening in man. Gastroenterology 1996;110:A763.
50. Massey BT, Arndorfer RC, Hofmann C, Shaker R, Hogan WJ. Pneumatic dilation decreases the cholinergic component of lower esophageal sphincter pressure in achalasia. Dig Dis Sci 1996; 41:1899.
51. Massey BT, Ghahraman R*, Brasseur JG, Shaker R. Determinants and relevance of the 'ramp' intrabolus pressure during clinical esophageal manometry. Dysphagia 1997;12:109. - Oral presentation
52. Massey BT, Gorny JM, Kern MK, Arndorfer RC, Ryan C, Hofmann C. Is esophageal longitudinal muscle function affected by deglutitive inhibition? Dysphagia1997;12:111. - Oral presentation
53. Li M, Brasseur JG, Kern MK, Shaker R, Massey BT. Transition in motility between the striated- and smooth-muscle esophageal segments. Dysphagia 1997;12:112.
54. Veligati LN***, Gorny JM, Massey BT. The distal peristaltic velocity of slower in patients with 'nutcracker' esophagus. Dysphagia 1998;13:127.
55. Nicosia MA, Brasseur JG, Kern MK, Massey BT. Space-time evolution of active and passive esophageal muscle tension. Dysphagia 1998;13:134.
56. Staff D, Saeian K, Massey BT, Shaker R, Hogan WJ. Post-fundoplication dysphagia: abnormal ramp (intrabolus) pressure provides substantiation of a 'tight rap.' Gastroenterology 1998;114:A294. - Oral presentation
57. Ulualp S, Toohill R, Massey B, Arndorfer RC, Hogan WJ, Shaker R. Esophago-pharyngeal distribution of refluxed gastric acid in patients with vocal cord nodule and chronic sinusitis. Gastroenterology 1998;114:A315.
58. Massey BT, Gorny JM, Hofmann C, Arndorfer RC. Effect of intragastric pressure on belch-associated esophageal common cavity reflux events. Gastroenterology 1998;114: A799.
59. Massey BT, Gorny JM, Hofmann C. Nitric oxide replacement produces a rebound LES contraction after initial relaxation in achalasia. Gastroenterology 1998;114:A799.
60. Veligati LN***, Gorny JM, Massey BT. The nutrcracker esophagus: is this a response to esophageal outflow obstuction? Gastroenterology 1998;114:A853.
61. Easterling C, Kern M, Nitschke T, Grande B, Daniels S, Cullen GM, Massey BT, Shaker R. Effect of a novel exercise on swallow function and biomechanics in tube fed cervical dysphagia patients: a prelimiary report. Dysphagia 1999;14:119. - Oral presentation
62. Hofmann C, Ryan C, Saeian K, Massey B, Dua K, Staff D, Thierfelder S, Hogan W, Shaker R. Prevalence of esophagitis in apparently healthy individuals and GERD patient volunteers for research studies. Gastroenterology 1999; 116:A188.
63. Jailwala J, Massey BT, Staff DM, Shaker R, Hogan WJ. Post-fundoplication symptoms: the role for the endoscopic assessment of fundoplication. Gastroenterology 1999; 116:A196.
64. Massey BT, Narayanan S*, Gorny JM, Hofmann C, Arndorfer RC. Atropine increases transient lower esophageal sphincter relaxtions (TLESRS) if intragastric pressure is held constant. Gastroenterology 1999; 116:A1037. - Oral presentation
65. Saeian K, Staff DM, Townsend W, Dua KS, Berger W, Massey BT, Shaker R. A new approach to screening for esophageal varices. Hepatology 1999 (Suppl); 30: A215.
66. Easterling C, Kern M, Nitschke T, Grande B, Kazandijan M, Dikeman K, Massey BT, Shaker R. Restoration of oral feeding in 17 tube fed patients by the Shaker exercise. Dysphagia 2000; 15: 105. - Oral presentation
67. Massey BT, Narayanan S*, Arndorfer RC. Pressure at the gastroesophageal junction increases in man during gastric air distension. Gastroenterology 2000; 118:A155.
68. Massey BT, LeCapitaine Dana N, Medda BK, Gu C, Lang IM, Shaker R. Reduction of reflux events by blockade of gastric mechanoreceptors: a novel endoscopic approach. Gastroenterology 2000; 118:A486.
69. Staff DM, Gu C, Medda B, Dana NJ,Hogan WJ, Massey BT, Kern MK, Shaker R. A new technique for evaluating lower esophageal sphincter compliance. Gastroenterology 2000; 118:A134-5.
70. Massey BT, Ghahraman R*, Brasseur JG, Hogan WJ, Shaker R. The "ramp" intrabolus pressure is related to features of outflow obstruction and high ramp pressures are associated with dysphagia. Neurogastroenterology and Motility 2000; 12:488. - Oral presentation
71. Massey BT, Narayanan S*. Relationships between abdominal straining, transient lower esophageal sphincter relaxations, and acid reflux events during gastric distension-induced belches in man. Neurogastroenterology and Motility 2000; 12:488.
72. Massey BT, Simuncak C, LeCapitaine-Dana NJ, Pudur S*. Transient lower esophageal sphincter relaxations do not result from passive opening of the cardia by gastric distension. Gastroenterology 2001; 120:A112. - Oral presentation
73. Shaker R, Gu C, Simuncak C, Kern MK, Massey BT, Arndorfer RC. Pharyngeal water stimulation induces gastric fundic relaxation. Gastroenterology 2001; 120:A287.
74. Massey BT, Pudur S*. Characteristics of cardia opening during deglutition and TLESR: a concurrent manometric-videoendoscopic analysis. Neurogastroenterology & Motility 2001;13:411-412.
75. Potter JW, Shaker R, Saeian K, Staff DM, Massey BT, Komorowski RA, Hogan WJ. Eosinophilic esophagitis in adults: an emerging problem with unique esophageal deformities. Gastroenterology 2002;122:A341-2.
76. Massey BT. Failure of gastroesophageal junction (GEJ) opening during gastric distension discriminates achalasia patients from those with reflux esophagitis Gastroenterology 2002;122:A343.
77. Massey BT. Hill Classification of the gastroesophageal junction: association with endoscopic findings of reflux disease. Gastrointest Endosc 2002;55:AB260.
78. Massey BT, Haghighi S*. The loss of the flap valve at the gastroesophageal junction, not hiatal hernia length per se, is associated with severity of reflux esophagitis. Neurogastroenterology and Motility 2002; 14:440.
79. Gawrieh S***, Jean MC***, Massey BT. Not just a failure to relax: timing and magnitude of lower esophageal after-contractions also contribute to esophageal outflow obstruction in achalasia. Gastroenterology 2003;124:A161. - Poster of Distinction
80. Massey BT, Haghighi S*. Hill grade, gender, NSAID use, body mass index and Helicobacter pylori status are independent predictors of endoscopic findings of reflux disease. Gastroenterology 2003:124:A409. - Poster of Distinction
81. Garcia MA, Shaker R, Massey B, Hofmann C, Hogan W. Ambulatory 3-site 24-jour pharyngoesophageal pH monitoring use in clinical practice. Gastroenterology 2003;124:A411.
82. Massey BT. The transverse fold "flap valve" at the gastroesophageal junction does not prevent reflux disease when a hiatal hernia is present. Gastrointestinal Endoscopy 2004;59:AB245.
83. Liu J, Massey BT. Effect of atropine on lower esophageal sphincter after-contractions in achalasia. Neurogastroenterology & Motility 2004;16:674.
84. Sanjeevi A, Komorowski RA, Shaker S, Massey BT, Shaker R, Saeian K, O'Loughlin C, Binion D, Hogan WJ. Eosinophilic esophagitis: potential sources for diagnostic error in the histopathologic detection. Gastroenterology 2005;128:A-7. - Oral presentation
85. Vijayapal AS, Graham MB, Massey BT, Knox JF, Emmons J, Collins JF, Hatoum OA, Otterson MF, Telford GL, Binion DG. Increasing awareness and impact of Clostridium difficile on inflammatory bowel disease: a tertiary referral center experience. Gastroenterology 2005;128:A-328.
86. Bajaj S***, Massey B, Liu J, Rittmann T, Hofmann C, Shaker S, Shaker R. Validation of a catheter for recording of gastroesophageal junction distensibility. Gastroenterology 2005;128:A-407.
87. Korus G, Blom D, Liu J, Hofmann C, Massey BT. Morbid obesity in patients with achalasia: a diagnostic and therapeutic conundrum. Gastroenterology 2005;128:A-806.
88. Lawal A***, Barboi A, Krasnow A, Hellman R, Jaradeh S, Massey B. Patients with autonomic neuropathy and GI symptoms are more likely to have rapid gastric emptying than gastroparesis. Gastroenterology 2005;128:A-547.
89. Ananthakrishnan AN, Attila T, Bajaj JS, Otterson MF, Lipchik RJ, Massey BT, Maloney JF, Komorowski RA, Binion DG. Severe pulmonary toxicity following azathioprine/6-mercaptopurine initiation for the treatment of inflammatory bowel disease: a case series. Gastroenterology 2005;128:A-575.
90. Shaker S, Sanjeevi A, Massey BT, Saeian K, Binion D, O'Loughlin C, Shaker R, Komorowski RA, Hogan WJ. Eosinophilic esophagitis in adults: the typical structural and clinical features are absent in many patients. Gastrointest Endosc 2005;61:AB142.
91. Knuff DA***, Shaker R, Hogan WJ, Massey BT. Upper esophageal sphincter dysfunction: an alternative explanation for symptoms and signs attributed to laryngopharyngeal reflux. Gastroenterology 2006:130:A-632.
92. Garcia M, Massey B, Shaker R, Hogan W. Manometric and endoscopic findings in the symptomatic post-fundoplication and post-redo-fundoplication patients: do they differ significantly? Gastroenterology 2006:130:A-734.
93. Sanjeevi A, Ashwath G, Komorowski R, Massey BT, Shaker R, Hogan WJ. Early recognition and specific medical therapy affects the frequency of esophageal dilatations in patients with eosinophilic esophagitis (EE). Gastrointest Endosc 2006;63:AB128.
94. Knuff DA***, Kounev VJ***, Lawal A***, Hogan WJ, Shaker R, Massey BT. Abnormal UES deglutitive function is improved with water swallows compared to that seen with dry swallows. Dysphagia 2006;21:297. - Oral presentation
95. Knuff DA***, Hogan WJ, Shaker R, Massey BT. Esophageal motor disturbances are common in patients with UES dysfunction. Dysphagia 2006;21:314.
96. Perera LP***, Hofmann C, Hogan WJ, Massey BT. Use of the amyl nitrite test to assess impaired LES relaxation during manometry. Gastroenterology 2007; 132 (suppl 2): A26-27. - Oral presentation
97. Kounev V***, Knuff DA***, Lawal A***, Hogan WJ, Shaker R, Massey BT. Radiographic swallow studies are insensitive in the detection of upper esophageal sphincter dysfunction. Dysphagia 2007;22:399.
98. Kuribayashi S***, Hafeezullah M, Tatro L, Hofmann C, Lawal A, Hussaini SQ, Bajaj JS, Massey BT, Shaker R. Upper esophageal sphincter and gastroesophageal junction pressure changes act to prevent reflux during obstructive sleep apnea in GERD patients. Gastroenterology 2008;134(Suppl. 1):A-13. - Oral presentation
99. Perera L***, Hofmann C, Tatro L, Hogan WJ, Massey BT. Exaggerated LES rebound contractions following amyl nitrite in achalasia patients: Is this inhibitory denervation hypersensitivity? Gastroenterology 2008;134(Suppl. 1):A-717.
100. Kuribayashi S***, Massey BT, Perera L***, Tatro L, Hofmann C, Hafeezullah M, Hussaini SQ, Lawal A, Shaker R. Features of TLESR and associated reflux depend on the terminating motor event. Gastroenterology 2008;134(Suppl. 1):A-717-718.
101. Shastri N, Vijayapal A, Antonik SJ, Massey BT, Hogan WJ. Is there a difference when eosinophilic esophagitis (EE) strikes at a later onset in adult life? Gastroenterology 2009; 136 (Suppl 1):A-282.
102. Qumseya B**, Saeian K, Massey BT. Endoscopic Biopsy for cytomegalovirus in symptomatic immunocompromised patients has low yield in the absence of mucosal lesions. Gastrointestinal Endoscopy 2009; 69:AB206.
103. Kuribayashi S***, Massey BT, Surapaneni SN, Huang J, Hafeezullah M, Perera LP, Tatro L, Hussaini SQ, Shaker R. UES Response to TLESR-associated reflux events during sleep in healthy subjects and GERD patients. Gastroenterology 2009; 136 (Suppl 1):A-426.
104. Kuribayashi S***, Massey BT, Kern M, Perera LP, Hafeezullah M, Tatro L, Hussaini SQ, Shaker R. TLESR termination by swallows: a chance event. Gastroenterology 2009; 136 (Suppl 1):A-527.
105. Stein DJ***, Massey, BT, Venkatesan T, Komorowski R, Hogan WJ. Chronic Idiopathic Enterocolitis (Cie): Maintaining a corticosteroid free response with immunosuppressive therapy. Gastroenterology 2010; 138 (Suppl 1):S-764.
106. Perera LP, Ananthakrishnan AN, Zadvornova Y, Issa M, Naik AS, Skaros S, Johnson K, Tyler K, Ward A, Massey BT. High prevalence of obstructive defecation in inflammatory bowel disease patients in remission. Gastroenterology 2010; 138 (Suppl 1):S-544.
107. Rahimi Naini S, Hafeezullah M, Dua KS, Massey BT, Hogan WJ, Shaker R. Defective esophago-UES contractile reflex in patients with complaints of regurgitation and supraesophageal symptoms. Gastroenterology 2011; 140 (Suppl1 1):S-44.
 
Peer Reviewed Educational Products
1. Massey BT. Achalasia. http://pier.acponline.org/physicians/diseases/d. In: PIER [online database]. Philadelphia, American College of Physicians-American Society of Internal Medicine, 2003. - Published on-line after peer review - Serving as Editor for ongoing maintenance/updates since 2004.
2. Shaker R, Massey BT. Esophageal Disorders. In: Kuemmerle J, ed. Digestive Disease Self-Education Program (DDSEP) 6.0. Baltimore: AGA Institute, 2010.