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CURRICULUM VITAE

Kia Saeian MD
Professor
Department of Medicine
Division of Gastroenterology

OFFICE ADDRESS:
Medical Office Building (East Clinics Addition)
9200 W Wisconsin Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53226

CITIZENSHIP:  USA

EDUCATION:
9/1984 - 12/1987 B. S. University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
9/1988 - 6/1992 M.D., U. of California - San Diego School of Medicine, La Jolla, CA
9/1998 - 12/2001 Masters' of Science, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI

POSTGRADUATE TRAINING AND FELLOWSHIP APPOINTMENTS:
7/1992 - 6/1995 Residency, Internal Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin Affiliated Hospitals, Milwaukee, WI
7/1995 - 6/1996 Chief Resident, Internal Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin Affiliated Hospitals, Milwaukee, WI
7/1996 - 6/1999 Fellowship, Gastroenterology, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
12/1997 - 3/1998 Hepatology/Liver Transplantation Training, University of Miami Center for Liver Diseases, Miami, FL

FACULTY APPOINTMENTS:
7/1999 - 5/2005 Assistant Professor, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
7/1999 - 6/2003 Associate Director, Fellowship Program, Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
7/2003 - 6/2009 Director, Fellowship Program, Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
5/2005 - 6/30/2011 Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI 53226
7/2008 - Present Associate Chief, Director of Clinical Affairs, Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
7/2009 - Present Associate Director, Fellowship Program, Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
7/2011 - Present Professor of Medicine, Medicine, Gastroenterology & Hepatology, Medical College of Wisconsin , 9200 W. Wisconsin Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53226

HOSPITAL STAFF PRIVILEGES:
7/1995 - 6/1996 Froedtert Memorial Lutheran Hospital, 9200 W. Wisconsin Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53226
7/1995 - 6/1996 Zablocki VA Medical Center, 5000 W. National Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53295
7/1999 - Present Zablocki VA Medical Center, 5000 W. National Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53295
7/1999 - Present Froedtert Memorial Lutheran Hospital, 9200 W. Wisconsin Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53226
7/2000 - Present Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, 9000 W. Wisconsin Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53226

SPECIALTY BOARDS AND CERTIFICATION:
Board Certified
Issue DateExpiration
American Board of Internal Medicine
2006
2016
ABIM - Gastroenterology
2006
2019
 
Certificates
Issued By Issue DateExpiration
Added Qualification–Transplant Hepatology
2006
2016
 
Licensure
Number Issue DateExpiration
DEA (Valid)
1/19/2005
2/28/2014
Wisconsin
10/31/2013
 
AWARDS AND HONORS:
1986 Outstanding L&S Student Merit Scholarship
1987 Phi Beta Kappa
1987 Summa Cum Laude
1987 Phi Kappa Phi
1987 Mortar Board Honor Society
1988 University of California Regents Scholar
7/1993 - 6/1994 Resident of the Year, Medical College of Wisconsin
7/1995 - 6/1996 Chief Medical Resident, Medical College of Wisconsin
2002 Research Excellence in GI and Liver (REGAL) Award. Nationwide Award to 20 young investigators based on excellence of published research.
2003 - Present Best Doctors in America
2004 - 2008 Milwaukee Magazine's Top Doctors in the Milwaukee Area
2010 - 2013 American College of Gastroenterology Governor Elect, Wisconsin Chapter

MEMBERSHIPS IN HONORARY AND PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES:
1996 - Present American Gastroenterological Association
1997 - Present American College of Gastroenterology (Fellow)
1999 - Present American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
1999 - Present Milwaukee Gastroenterological Society
2000 - Present American Association for the Study of Liver Disease
2004 - Present Am. Board of Internal Medicine Relevance Reviewer for Gastroenterology

EDITORSHIPS/EDITORIAL BOARDS/JOURNAL REVIEWS:
Journal Review
2002 - Present American Journal of Gastroenterology
2003 - Present Alimentary Pharmacology and Therapeutics
2005 - Present Cochrane Hepato-Biliary Group

INVITED LECTURES/WORKSHOPS/PRESENTATIONS:
Local
1. Evaluation of elevated LFT's in asymptomatic patients. Practical Issues in Gastroenterology & Hepatology VII. Milwaukee, WI, 11/1998
2. Laboratories & Serologies: What do we really need to know? Hepatology & Liver Transplant Update. Milwaukee, WI, 2/18/1999
3. T-EGD & Barrett's Surveillance. Endoscopy for the Millennium. Milwaukee, WI, 10/29/1999
4. Evaluation & Diagnosis of Hepatitis C; Epidemiology, Natural History & Diagnosis of Hepatitis B. Viral Hepatitis Update. Milwaukee, WI, 4/13/2000
5. Hepatology Board Review. ACP/ASIM "Preparation for Recertification in Internal Medicine" Course. Milwaukee, WI, 9/16/2000
6. Hepatitis C. Grand Rounds - St. Mary's Hospital. Milwaukee, WI, 9/19/2000
7. Living Related Liver Transplantation. Surgical Grand Rounds - Froedtert Memorial Lutheran Hospital. Milwaukee, WI, 11/22/2000
8. Hepatitis C: Epidemiology, natural history & diagnosis; Biliary Disease. Third Annual MCW Liver Disease Update. Milwaukee, WI, 3/27/2001
9. Hepatitis C: update on diagnosis and management. MCW Family Medicine Winter Refresher Course. Milwaukee, WI, 1/31/2002
10. Management of chronic hepatitis C. MCW Department of Medicine Grand Rounds. Milwaukee, WI, 4/15/2002
11. Co-infected and other high-risk patients with hepatitis C; Use and misuse of medications in liver disease. Fourth annual MCW Liver Disease Update. , Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology. Medical College of Wisconsin. Milwaukee, WI, 4/19/2002
12. Diagnosis and Therapy of Chronic Hepatitis C. Medical Grand Rounds. West Allis Memorial Hospital. Milwaukee, WI, 11/19/2002
13. Endoscopic Hemostasis. WSGNA Spring Symposium. Waukesha WI, 3/29/2003
14. Natural History and Diagnosis of Hepatitis-C; Biliary Disease. Fifth Annual Liver Disease Update. Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology. Milwaukee WI, 4/4/2003
15. Update of Key Developments in Hepatology; Hepatitis B: Natural History, Diagnosis and Management. Sixth Annual MCW Liver Disease Update. Medical College of Wisconsin. Milwaukee, WI, 3/19/2004
16. American Liver Foundation Breakfast of Champions. Wisconsin Club. Milwaukee, WI, 6/9/2004
17. Update on Viral Hepatitis. Town Hall Meeting. Milwaukee, WI, 8/10/2004
18. Epidemiology & Natural History of Hepatitis B & C. Topics in Hepatology. Milwaukee, WI, 8/21/2004
19. The Life of an Academic Gastroenterologist: A Personal Account (IV). Choosing A Career in Academic Gastroenterology & Hepatology. Milwaukee, WI, 8/29/2004
20. What is Gastroenterology? American College of Physicians. Medical College of Wisconsin Student Chapter. Milwaukee, WI, 12/1/2004
21. AASLD Liver Meeting Review. Course Director. Milwaukee, WI, 12/11/2004
22. Clinical Conference-Treatment of G.I. Diseases. 2004-5 MCW Medical Pharmacology Course. Milwaukee, WI, 2/10/2005
23. The Life of an Academic Gastroenterologist: A Personal Account (III). Choosing A Career in Academic Gastroenterology & Hepatology. Milwaukee, WI, 10/8/2005
24. Clinical Conference-Treatment of G.I. Diseases. 2005-6 MCW Medical Pharmacology Course. Milwaukee, WI, 2/22/2006
25. Gastroenterology & Hepatology Board Review. ACP/ASIM "Preparation for Recertification in Internal Medicine" Course. Chicago, IL, 10/6/2006
26. The Life of an Academic Gastroenterologist: A Personal Account (III). Choosing A Career in Academic Gastroenterology & Hepatology. Milwaukee, WI, 10/7/2006
27. Viral Hepatitis: Epidemiology & Natural History; Management of Hepatitis B. Eight Annual MCW Liver Disease Update. Medical College of Wisconsin. Milwaukee, WI, 2/16/2007
28. Clinical Conference-Treatment of G.I. Diseases. 2006-7 MCW Medical Pharmacology Course. Milwaukee, WI, 2/21/2007
29. Managing Hepatitis C: New Paradigms. An Update in Gastrointestinal Disorders. Milwaukee, WI, 10/28/2008
30. What's New: Recent Developments in Hepatology; Update on Hepatitis B; Viral Hepatitis B and C Cases; Autoimmune Liver Disease. Tenth Annual Liver Disease Update. Milwaukee, WI, 4/3/2009
31. Endoscopic Management of Colonic Neoplasia. Student Lecture. Medical College of Wisconsin, 8/4/2009
32. Viral Hepatitis (HAV, HBV, HCV, HSV, EBV, CMV). Resident Lecture. Medical College of Wisconsin, 9/9/2009
33. GI Disorders Encountered in the Patient with Renal Disease. National Kidney Foundation. Madison, WI, 9/10/2009
34. Management of Liver Disease for the Interventional Radiologist. Interventional Radiology, Medical College of Wisconsin. Milwaukee, WI, 10/15/2009
35. The Life of an Academic Gastroenterologist: A Personal Account(III). Clinical Research in a Busy Clinical Practice. Choosing A Career in Academic Gastroenterology & Hepatology. Milwaukee, WI, 10/17/2009
36. Advancement in Management of Hepatitis B. State of the Gut - An Update on Gastrointestinal Disorders. Pfister Hotel. Division of GI & Hepatology, Medical College of Wisconsin, 11/6/2009
37. Hepatitis C and HIV Co-Treatment: A Model of Care. Hotel Metro. University of Wisconsin School of Medicine & Public Health. Madison WI, 12/17/2009
38. What's new in Hepatology; Band Ligation is the Preferred Treatment for Primary Prophylaxis of Esophageal Varices (Pros); Viral Hepatitis Cases; Autoimmune Liver Disease; Non-Transplant Surgery in Patients with Liver Disease. Eleventh Annual Liver Disease Update. Milwaukee, WI, 3/26/2010
39. The ABC's of Viral Hepatitis. Nursing Program. University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, 4/7/2010
40. Core Skills Phase III. Medical Students Lecture. Medical College of Wiscosnin. Milwaukee, WI, 4/13/2010
41. GI & Liver Disorders for the Nurse Practioner. Marquette University, 4/27/2010
42. Information on Hepatitis A, B & C for public health nurses. Public health nurses of the southern suburbs of Milwaukee. Franklin Health Department. Franklin, WI, 8/31/2010
43. Gastroenterology & Hepatology Board Review. Maintenance of Certification Prep Course. Renaissance Schaumburg Hotel and Convention Center. Schaumburg, IL, 10/2/2010
44. Liver Lesions. "State of the Gut" - An Update on Gastrointestinal Disorders. InterContinental Hotel. Milwaukee, WI, 10/15/2010
45. Hepatology for the Radiologist. Interventional Radiology. Scanlon North Conference Room. Pavilion Building - Froedtert Hospital, 12/2/2010
46. Hepatitis C. AASLD Review. Milwaukee Art Museum. Milwaukee, WI, 12/4/2010
47. Who and How to Screen for Hepatocellular Carcinoma: When to Request a Transplant Evaluation. 2nd Annual Liver/Pancreas Symposium. Clinical Cancer Center. Milwaukee, WI, 2/26/2011
48. State-of-the-art Colon Cancer Screening. Colorectal Cancer Awareness Event. Clinical Cancer Center. Milwaukee, WI, 3/23/2011
49. Hepatitis C; Debate: What should be First Line Therapy for Hepatic Encephalopathy: Lactulose or Rifaximin?; Viral Hepatitis Cases. 12th Annual Liver Disease Update. InterContinental Hotel. Milwaukee, WI, 4/8/2011
50. Update of Hepatits C, Department of Dermatology Grand Rounds, Milwaukee, WI, 9/21/2011
51. Intro to Viral Hepatitis, Intern Academic Half Day, Milwaukee, WI, 9/21/2011
52. Hepatitis C: New Drugs, New Hope, "State of the Gut" An Update of Gastrointestinal Disorders, InterContinental Hotel, Milwaukee, WI, 10/7/2011
53. Update in Hepatology, Division of Vascular Interventional Radiology, Milwaukee, WI, 12/1/2011
54. Evolving Management of Chronic Hepatitis C, Department of Medicine Grand Rounds, Milwaukee, WI, 2/3/2012
55. Current Management of Hepatitis in the Cirrhotic Patient, 3rd Annual Liver/Pancreas Symposium, Milwaukee, WI, 2/4/2012
 
Regional
1. Diagnosis & Management of Hepatitis C. Gastroenterology for Primary Care Providers. American College of Gastroenterology. Chicago, IL, 3/4/2000
2. Economic Impact of Unsedated EGD. The University of Michigan Medical School. Ann Arbor, MI, 11/4/2000
3. Gastroenterology & Hepatology Board Review. ACP/ASIM "Preparation for Recertification in Internal Medicine" Course. Chicago, IL, 10/13/2001
4. Gastroenterology & Hepatology Board Review. Faculty member: ACP/ASIM Preparation for Recertification Course. Chicago, IL, 10/12/2002
5. Green Bay Clinical Journal Club. Green Bay, WI, 11/11/2004
6. Gastroenterology & Hepatology Board Review. ACP/ASIM "Preparation for Recertification in Internal Medicine" Course. Chicago, IL, 10/7/2005
7. Epidemiology, Staging, Medical Management, and Overview of Patient Outcomes of Hepatocellular Carcinoma. Interventional Oncology Series. Radiological Society of North America Annual Meeting. Chicago, IL, 11/30/2006
8. The ABC's of Infectious Hepatitis. Small Stones Health Resource Center. Brookfield, WI, 5/13/2010
 
National
1. Unsedated Transnasal Endoscopy T-EGD: A safe and less costly alternative. Multi-disciplinary International Symposium on Supraesophageal Complications of Reflux Disease. San Diego, CA, 8/9/2002
2. Gastroenterology & Hepatology Board Review. ACP/ASIM "Preparation for Recertification in Internal Medicine" Course. Chicago, IL, 10/2003
3. Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis - Can we treat it? American College of Gastroenterology Postgraduate Course. Honolulu, HI, 10/30/2005
 
International
1. Updates in Hepatology. Fortis Hospital Mohali. Mohali, India, 3/2/2009
 
COMMITTEE SERVICE:
Medical College
1995 - 1996 Resident Evaluation Committee, Dept. of Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin
1998 - 2003 Residency Curriculum Committee, Dept. of Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin
2000 - 2003 Intern Selection Committee, Dept. of Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin
2003 - 2004 Epic Physician Council
2004 - Present MCW GCRC Research Review Committee
2005 - Present MCW Digestive Disease Center Research Review Committee
 
MEDICAL COLLEGE TEACHING ACTIVITIES:
Medical Student Education
1996 Sophomore medical student faculty instructor; Introduction to Clinical Medicine
1998 - Present Sophomore medical student faculty instructor; Introduction to Clinical Medicine
7/1999 - Present Hepatology-Pathology Conference monthly; held in conjunction with Dr. Richard Komorowski, Professor of Pathology
1999 - 2002 ICE Physical Examination Course - GI Coordinator
1/2003 - Present Preceptor for Medical Student Master Clinician Program
2004 - Present Transplant Ward Team Lectures-Monthly
2004 ICE Physical Examination Course - GI Coordinator
2004 - Present Internal Medicine 101, Instruction in Abdominal Radiograph Interpretation
 
Resident and Fellow Education
7/1999 - Present GI Fellowship: Integral involvement in curriculum development and ongoing teaching of GI Fellows and residents
9/1999 - Present GI Fellows' Board Review weekly conference
11/2000 - Present Internal Medicine Residents Board Review. Sessions based Medical Knowledge Self-assessment program (MKSAP).
2003 - Present Clinical Journal Club - Gastroenterology Fellows Monthly Conference
 
MCW STUDENTS, FACULTY, RESIDENTS AND CLINICAL/RESEARCH FELLOWS MENTORED:
Clinical/Research Fellows
Devang Prajapti, MD, MCW, 7/1999 - 6/2002 Research Mentor
Josh Knox, P.A.-C., MCW, 8/2000 - 8/2001 Schering Corporation Fellowship Program Mentor
Jasmohan Bajaj, MD, MCW, 7/2002 - 6/2005 Research Mentor
Ken Christensen, P.A.-C., MCW, 8/2005 - 8/2006 AASLD Fellowship Mentor
Jonathan Huang, MD, MCW, 7/2007 - 6/30/2011 Research Mentor
Ashwin Ananthakrishnan, MD, MCW, 7/2007 - 6/2010 Research Mentor
Anna Patel, MD, MCW, 7/2010 - Present Research Mentor
 
Residents
Anna Patel, MD, MCW, 7/2006 - 6/2009 Research Mentor
Poonam Beniwal, MD, MCW, 6/2010 - Present Research Mentor
 
Faculty
Mohammad Ali, MD, MCW, 2009 - Present Research Mentor
 
PROGRAMMATIC DEVELOPMENTS:
Educational Programs
Fellow
2000 - 2003 Assistant Program Director, Gastroenterology/Hepatology Fellowship Program, Medical College of Wisconsin
2003 - 2009 Program Director, Gastroenterology/Hepatology Fellowship Program, Medical College of Wisconsin
 
 
Clinical Programs
7/1999 - Present Director, Froedtert and Medical College of Wisconsin Hepatitis Treatment Program
2000 - 2003 Medical Director, Froedtert Living Related Liver Transplant Program
2002 - Present Medical Director, Gastroenterology Diagnostic Laboratory, Froedtert Memorial Lutheran Hospital
2003 - Present Assistant Program Director, Gastroenterology/Hepatology Fellowship Program, Medical College of Wisconsin
2008 - Present Sargeant Center, Colon cancer screening program
2009 - Present Advanced Endoscopy Unit, Clinical Cancer Center, Froedtert Hospital
 
 
COMMUNITY SERVICE ACTIVITIES:
1998 - 2003 Isaac Coggs Free Clinic (Volunteer)
1999 - 2002 Board, American Liver Foundation, Wisconsin Chapter
2001 - Present Chairperson, Local Spiritual Assembly of Bahá'ís of Milwaukee
2002 - 2007 Chairman, Medical Advisory Board, American Liver Foundation, Wisconsin Chapter
2005 - Present American Liver Foundation Wisconsin Hepatitis Task Force
2010 - Present AIDS Resource Center of Wisconsin (ARCW) Clinic - HIV-HCV co-infected patients


BIBLIOGRAPHY
Refereed Journal Publications/Original Papers
1. A Trifan, R Shaker, J Ren, R Mittal, K Saeian, K Dua and M Kusano. Inhibition of Resting Lower Esophageal Sphincter Pressure By Pharyngeal Water Stimulation In Man. Gastroenterology, 1995; 108(2): 441-6.
2. K Saeian, FA Rochling, R Burke R, D Bragg, J Franco. Faculty and trainee knowledge of hepatitis C infection at a tertiary care medical center. Wisconsin Medical Journal, 1998; 97: 43-6. Abstracted in Hepatology, 1996; 24(4).
3. K Saeian, WF Townsend, FA Rochling, E Bardan, K Dua, S Phadnis, BE Dunn, K Darnell, R Shaker. Unsedated transnasal EGD: an alternative approach to conventional esophagogastroduodenoscopy for documenting helicobacter pylori eradication. Gastrointest Endosc. 1999 Mar; 49(3 pT1):297-301.
4. K Saeian, WF Townsend, FA Rochling, K Dua, E Bardan, R Shaker. Unsedated transnasal esophagogastroduodenoscopy: A feasible alternative for documenting Helicobacter pylori eradication. Gastrointestinal Endoscopy 1999;49:297-301.
5. K Saeian, KR Reddy. Staging laparoscopy: a peek may save a cut. Endoscopy, 1999 Jun;31(5):389-91.
6. Bardan E, K Saeian, P Xie, J Ren, M Kern, R Shaker. Effect of pharyngeal stimulation on the motor function of the esophagus and its sphincters. Laryngoscope 1999;109:437-41.
7. D Staff, K Saeian, F Rochling, S Narayanan, M Kern, R Shaker, WJ Hogan. Does open access endoscopy close the door to an adequately informed patient? Gastrointestinal Endoscopy 2000;52:212-217.
8. WL Berger, K Saeian. Sigmoid stiffener for decompression tube placement in colonic pseudo-obstruction. Endoscopy 2000;32(1):54-7.
9. JR Grogan, K Saeian, AJ Taylor, F. Quiroz, MJ Demeure, RA Komorowski. Making sense of mucin-producing pancreatic tumors. American Journal of Radiology 2001; 176:921-929.
10. S Vasilopoulos, K Saeian, J Emmons, WL Berger, M Abu-Hajir, B. Seetharam, DG Binion. Terminal ileal resection is associated with elevated plasma homocysteine in Crohn's disease. Journal of Clinical Gastroenterology 2001;33:132-136.
11. P Mendez, K Saeian, KR Reddy, ZR Younossi, F Kerdel, S Badalamenti, LJ Jeffers, ER Schiff. Hepatitis C, cryoglobulinemia, and cutaneous vasculitis associated with unusual and serious manifestations. American Journal of Gastroenterology 2001;96:2489-2493.
12. K Saeian, D Staff, J Knox, M. Jean, D Binion, W Townsend, K Dua, R Shaker. Unsedated Transnasal EGD (T-EGD): A new technique for accurately detecting and grading esophageal varices in cirrhotic patients. American Journal of Gastroenterology. 2002;97(9), 2246-2249.
13. K Saeian. Unsedated transnasal endoscopy: a safe and less costly alternative. Curr Gastroetnerol Rep 2002 June; 4(3):213-7.
14. D Prajapati, K Saeian, D Binion, D Staff, J Kim, B Massey, W Hogan. Volume and yield of screening colonoscopy at a tertiary medical center following change in medicare reimbursement; American Journal of Gastroenterology. 2002;98(1): 194-199.
15. R Hines, K Hopp, J Franco, K Saeian, F Begun. Alternative processing of the human FMO6 gene renders transcripts incapable of encoding a functional flavin-containing monooxygenase. Molecular Pharmacology 2002;62(2):320-325.
16. S Kugathasan, MB Levy, K Saeian, S Vasilopoulos, JP Kim, D Prajapati, J Emmons, A Martinez, KJ Kelly, DG Binion. Infliximab retreatment in adults and children with Crohn's disease: risk factors for the development of delayed severe systemic reaction. Am J Gastro. 2002;97(6):1408-14.
17. K Saeian, D Staff, S Vasilopoulos, W Townsend, U Almagro, R Komorowski, H Choi, R Shaker. Unsedated transnasal endoscopy accurately detects Barrett's metaplasia and dysplasia? Gastrointest Endosc. 2002;56(4): 472-478.
18. D Prajapati, J Knox, J Emmons, K Saeian, M Csuka, D Binion. Leflunomide treatment of Crohn's disease patients intolerant to standard immunomodulatory therapy. J Clin Gastroenterol 2003;37(2):125-128.
19. DT Book, TL Smith, JP McNamara, K Saeian, DG Binion, RJ Toohill. Chronic sinonasal disease in patients with inflammatory bowel disease. American Journal of Rhinology. 2003;17(2):87-90.
20. T Attila, R Hellman, A Krasnow, C Hoffman, K Saeian, K Dua, D Binion, R Shaker. Feasibility and Safety of Endoscopic Evaluation of Gastric Emptying. Endoscopy. 2005;37(3):240-3.
21. MF Otterson, SJ Lundeen, KS Spinelli, GS Sudakoff, GL Telford, OA Hatoum, K Saeian, H Yun, DG Binion. Radiographic underestimation of small bowel stricturing Crohn's disease: A comparison with surgical findings. Surgery, 2004;136(4):8564-60.
22. K Saeian, JS Bajaj, J Franco, JF Knox, J Daniel, C Peine, D McKee, RR Varma, S Ho. High-dose Vitamin E supplementation does not diminish ribavirin-associated hemolysis in the treatment of chronic hepatitis C with combination standard -interferon and ribavirin. Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics. 2004;20:1189-1193.
23. JW Potter, K Saeian, D Staff, BT Massey, RA Komorowski, R Shaker, WJ Hogan. Eosinophilic esophagitis in adults: an emerging problem with unique esophageal features. Gastrointestinal Endoscopy. 2004;59:355-61.
24. JS Bajaj, K Saeian. Meld score does not discriminate against patients with hepatic encephalopathy. Digest Dis Sci. 2005;50(4):753-6.
25. JS Bajaj, K Saeian, RR Varma, J Franco, JF Knox, J Podoll, J Emmons, M Levy, D Binion, Increased rates of early adverse reaction to azathioprine in patients with Crohn's disease compared to autoimmune hepatitis: a tertiary referral center experience. American Journal of Gastroenterology. 2005;100(5):1121-5.
26. JS Bajaj, A. Ananthakrishnan, K Saeian. Survey of attitudes of AASLD members toward balloon tamponade. [Letter] Hepatology.2005;41(6):1435-6.
27. GK Johnson, K Saeian, JE Geenen. Primary sclerosing cholangitis treated by endoscopic biliary dilation: review and long-term follow-up evaluation. Current Gastroenterology Reports. 2006;8(2):147-55.
28. JM Kiely, WS Rilling, JG Touzios, RA Hieb, J Franco, K Saeian, EJ Quebbeman, HA Pitt. Chemoembolization in patients at high risk: results and complications. Journal of Vascular & Interventional Radiology. 2006;17(1):47-53.
29. K Saeian, R Shaker. Unsedated Ultrathin EGD. Gastrointest Endosc. 2006 Dec;64(6):874-6.
30. NA Surapaneni, P Hari, J Knox, J Daniel, K Saeian. Suppressive anti-HCV therapy for prevention of donor to recipient transmission in stem cell transplantation. American Journal of Gastroenterology. 2007 Feb;102(2):449-51.
31. JS Bajaj, K Saeian, MD Verber, RG Hoffmann, J Franco, RR Varma, SM Rao. Inhibitory control test is a simple method to diagnose minimal hepatic encephalopathy and predict development of overt hepatic encephalopathy. Am J Gastroenterol. 2007 Apr; 102(4):754-60.
32. JS Bajaj, K Saeian, MD Verber, D Hischke, RG Hoffmann, J Franco, RR Varma, SM Rao. Inhibitory control test is a simple method to diagnose minimal hepatic encephalopathy and predict development of overt hepatic encephalopathy. Am J Gastroenterol. 2007 Apr;102(4):754-60.
33. JS Bajaj, A Etemadian, M Hafeezullah, K Saeian. Testing for minimal hepatic encephalopathy in the United States: An AASLD survey. Hepatology. 2007 Mar;45(3):833-4.
34. AN Ananthakrishnan, K Saeian. Caroli's Disease: Identification and Treatment Strategy. Curr Gastroenterol Rep. 2007 Apr;9(2):151-155. Review.
35. JS Bajaj, M Hafeezullah, K Saeian. Navigation skill impairment: Another dimension of the driving difficulties in minimal hepatic encephalopathy. Hepatology. 2008 Feb;47(2):596-604.
36. RA Franco, R Ashwathnarayan, A Deshpandee, J Knox, J Daniel, D Eastwood, J Franco, K Saeian. The high prevalence of restless legs syndrome symptoms in liver disease in an academic-based hepatology practice. J Clin Sleep Med. 2008 Feb 15;4(1):45-9.
37. AN Ananthakrishnan, K Saeian. Racial differences in liver transplantation outcomes in the MELD era. Am J Gastroenterol. 2008 Apr;103(4):901-10.
38. RA Franco, R Ashwathnarayan, A Deshpandee, J Knox, J Daniel, D Eastwood, J Franco, K Saeian. The high prevalence of restless legs syndrome symptoms in liver disease in an academic-based hepatology practice. Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine. 2008 Feb 15;4(1):45-49.
39. JS Bajaj, K Saeian, KM Christensen, M Hafeezullah M, RR Varma, J Franco, JA Pleuss, G Krakower, RG Hoffmann, DG Binion. Probiotic yogurt for the treatment of minimal hepatic encephalopathy. American Journal of Gastroenterology. 2008 Jul. 103(7):1707-15.
40. AN Ananthakrishnan, EL McGinley, K Saeian. Effect of volume and teaching status on outcomes of acute liver failure. Liver Transplant. 2008 Sep. 14(9):1347-56.
41. AN Ananthakrishnan, K Saeian. Racial differences in liver transplantation in the MELD era. American Journal of Gastroenterology. 2008;103(4): 901-910.
42. JS Bajaj, K Saeian, M Hafeezullah, RG Hoffmann, TA Hammeke. Patients with minimal hepatic encephalopathy have poor insight into their driving skills. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2008 Oct;6(10):1135-9; quiz 1065.
43. JS Bajaj, K Saeian, M Hafeezullah, J Franco, A Thompson, R Anderson. Failure to fully disclose during pretransplant psychological evaluation in alcoholic liver disease: a driving under the influence corroboration study. Liver Transplant. 2008 Nov. 14(11): 1632-6.
44. JS Bajaj, M Hafeezullah, J Franco, RR Varma, RG Hoffmann, JF Knox, D Hischke, TA Hammeke, SD Pinkerton, K Saeian. Inhibitory control test for the diagnosis of minimal hepatic encephalopathy. Gastroenterology. 2008 Nov. 135(5):1591-1600.
45. AN Ananthakrishnan, EL McGinley, K Saeian. Higher hospital volume predicts endoscopy but not in-hospital mortality in patients with acute variceal hemorrhage. Gastrointest Endosc. 2009 Feb;69(2):221-9.
46. AN Ananthakrishnan, EL McGinley, K Saeian. Higher hospital volume is associated with lower mortality in acute nonvariceal upper-GI hemorrhage. Gastrointest Endosc. 2009;70(3):422-432.
47. JS Bajaj, M Haffezullah, Y Zadvornova, E Martin, CM Schubert, DP Gibson, RG Hoffamnn, AJ Sanyal, DM Heuman, TA Hammeke, K Saeian. The Effect of Fatigue on Driving Skills in Patients with Hepatic Encephalopathy. Am J Gastroenterol. 2009 Apr;104(4):898-905.
48. JS Bajaj, Y Zadvornova, DM Heuman, M Hafeezullah, RG Hoffmann, AJ Sanyal, K Saeian. Association of Proton Pump Inhibitor Therapy with Spontaneous Bacterial Peritonitis in Cirrhotic Patients with Ascites. Am J Gastroenterol. 2009 May;104(5):1130-1134.
49. AN Ananthakrishnan, EL McGinley, K Saeian. Outcomes of weekend admissions for upper gastrointestinal hemorrhage: a nationwide analysis. Clin Gastro Hep 2009;7(3):296-302.
50. JS Bajaj, K Saeian, CM Schubert, M Hafeezullah, J Franco, RR Varma, DP Gilson, RG Hoffmann, RT Stravitz, DM Heuman, RK Sterling, M Shiffman, A Topaz, S Boyett, D Bell, AJ Sanyal. Minimal Hepatic Encephalopathy is Associated with Motor Vehicle Crashes: The Realty Beyond The Driving Test. Hepatology. 2009 Oct;50(4):1175-1183.
51. AN Ananthakrishnan, E McGinley, K Saeian, DG Binion. Laparoscopic resection in Inflammatory Bowel Disease: Outcomes from a Nationwide Sample. J Gastrointest Surg. 2010 Jan;14(1):58-65.
52. AN Ananthakrishnan, E McGinley, K Saeian, DG Binion. Clostridium Difficile is associated With Poor Outcomes in Patients With Cirrhosis: A National and Tertiary Center Perspective. Am J Gastroenterol. 2010 Jan;105(1);106-113.
53. AN Ananthakrishnan, E McGinley, K Saeian, DG Binion. Trends in Ambulatory and Emergency Room Visits For Inflammatory Bowel Diseases in The United States:1994-2005. Am J Gastroenterol. 2010 Feb;105(2):363-370.
54. AN Ananthakrishnan, DB Beaulieu, A Ulitsky, Y Zadvornova, S Skaros, K Johnson, A Naik, L Perera, M Issa, DG Binion, K Saeian. Does Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis Impact Quality of Life in Patients with Inflammatory Bowel Disease? Inflamm Bowel Dis. 2010 Mar;16(3):494-500.
55. JS Bajaj, CM Schubert, DM Heuman, JB Wade, DP Gibson, A Topaz, K Saeian, M Hafeezullah, DE Bell, RK Sterling, RT Stravitz, V Luketic, MB White, AJ Sanyal. Persistence of Cognitive Impairment after Resolution of Overt Hepatic Encephalopathy. Gastroenterology. 2010 Jun;138(7):2332-2340.
56. AUlitsky, AN Ananthakrishnan, R Komorowski, J Wallace, SN Surapaneni, J Franco, K Saeian, S Gawrieh. A Noninvasive Clinical Scoring Model Predicts Risk of Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis in Morbidly Obese Patients. Obes Surg. 2010 Jun;20(6):685-91.
57. BC Wible, WS Rilling, P Drescher, R Hieb, K Saeian, C Frangakis, D Eastwood, HS Kim. Longitudinal Quality of Life Assessment of Patients with Hepatocellular Carcinoma Following Primary Chemoembolization. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2010 Jul;21(7):1024-1030.
58. AN Anathakrishnan, EL McGinley, DG Binion, K Saeian. A Novel Risk Score to Stratify Severity of Crohn's Disease Hospitalizations. Am J Gastroenterol. 2010 Aug; 105(8):1799-1807.
59. AN Ananthakrishnan, EL McGinley, DG Binion, K Saeian. Length of Office Visits For Gastrointestinal Disease: Impact of Physician Specialty. Am J Gastroenterol. 2010 Aug; 105(8):1719-1725.
60. AN Ananthakrishnan, EL McGinley, DG Binion, K Saeian. Simple score to identify colectomy risk in ulcerative colitis hospitalizations. Inflamm Bowel Dis. 2010 Sep; 16(9):1532-1540.
61. AN Ananthakrishnan, EL McGinley, J Fangman, K Saeian. Hepatitis C/HIV co-infection is associated with higher mortality in hospitalized patients with Hepatitis C or HIV. J Viral Hepat. 2010 Oct;17(10):720-729.
62. Ananthakrishnan AN, Hoffmann RG, K Saeian. Higher Physician Density is Associated with Lower Incidence of Late-Stage Colorectal Cancer. J Gen Intern Med. 2010 Nov;25(11):1164-1171.
63. AN Ananthakrishnan, EL McGinley, DG Binion, K Saeian. Fracture-Associated Hospitalizations in Patients with Inflammatory Bowel Disease. Dig Dis Sci, 2011 Jan; 56(1): 176-182.
64. M Ali, AN Ananthakrishnan, EL McGinley, K Saeian. Deep Vein Thrombosis and Pulmonary Embolism in Hospitalized Patients with Cirrhosis: A Nationwide Analysis. Dig Dis Sci. 2011 Jan 30. [Epub ahead of print]
65. JS Bajaj, DM Heuman, JB Wade, DP Gibson, K Saeian, JA Wegelin, M Hafeezullah, DE Bell, RK Sterling, RT Stravitz, M Fuchs, V Liketic, AJ Sanyal. Rifaximin Improves During Simulator Performance in a Randomized Trial of Patients with Minimal Hepatic Encephalopathy. Gastroenterology. 2011 Feb; 140(2):478-487.e1.
66. AN Ananthakrishnan, EL McGibley, DG Binion, K Saeian. Physician Density and Hospitalization For Inflammatory Bowel Disease. Inflamm Bowel Dis. 2011 Feb; 17(2):633-638.
67. S Gawrieh, DM Knoedler, K Saeian, JR Wallace, RA Komorowski. Effects of Interventions on intra- and interobserver agreement on interpretation of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease histology. Ann Diagn Pathol. 2011 Feb;15(1):19-24.
68. AN Ananthakrishnan, EL McGinley, K Saeian. A Nationwide Analysis of Changes in Severity and Outcomes of Inflammatory Bowel Disease in Hospitalizations. J Gastrointest Surg. 2011 Feb; 15(2):267-276.
69. M Issa, K Saeian. Diet in Inflammatory Bowel Disease. Nutr Clin Pract. 2011. Apr; 26(2):151-154.
70. AN Ananthakrishnan, EL McGinley, K Saeian, DG Binion. Temporal Trends in Disease Outcomes Related to Clostridium Difficile Infection in Patient with Inflammatory Bowel Disease. Inflamm Bowel Dis. 2011 Apr;17(4):976-983.
71. AN Anathakrishnan, EL McGinley, DG Binion, K Saeian. Ambient Air Pollution Correlates with Hospitalizations for Inflammatory Bowel Disease: An Ecologic Analysis. Inflammatory Bowel Dis. 2011 May;17(5):1138-1145.
72. K Saeian, J Franco, R Komorowski, MB Adams. Hepatocellular Carcinoma (HCC) after renal transplantation in absence of cirrhosis or viral hepatitis. Liver Transplantation and Surgery,1999;5(1):46-49.
73. J Franco, J Newcomer, M Adams, K Saeian. Auxiliary liver transplant in Acute Fatty Liver of Pregnancy Obstetrics & Gynecology 2000;95(6 Pt 2):1042.
74. J Knox, B Remler, J Franco, K Saeian. Minocycline-Associated Toxic Hepatitis, Demyelinating Encephalomyelopathy and Cardiomyopathy. Practical Gastroenterology. May 2002, 56-60.
75. J Bajaj, J Knox, K Saeian. The Irony of Herbal Hepatitis: A case of Ma-Huang Induced Hepatotoxicity Associated with Compound Heterozygosity for Hereditary Hemochromatosis. Digest Dis Sci. 48(10):1925-8, 2003.
76. A Lawal, W Rilling, R Hieb, C Johnson, B Shames, K Saeian, J Franco. Hepatic Artery to Hepatic Vein Fistula leading to Hepatic Failure after Transjugular Intrahepatic Portosystemic Shunt Misplacement and Salvaged by Liver Transplantation. Submitted for publication to Liver Transplantation. 2005.
 
Books, Chapters, and Reviews
1. KR Reddy, K Saeian Lymphoblastoid Interferon: The new kid on the block - more of the same or something new? Advances in Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Clinical Nutrition 1998;3(6): 317-9.
2. K Saeian, KR Reddy. Hepatitis C Cirrhosis - Not necessarily a terminal disease World Literature Review. Am J Gastroenterology, 1998; 93(8):1386-7.
3. K Saeian, KR Reddy. Diagnostic Laparoscopy: An Update. Endoscopy 1999;31:103-9.
4. K Saeian, KR Reddy. Diagnostic Laparoscopy: A peek may save a cut. Endoscopy 1999;31:389-91.
5. J Franco, K Saeian. Biliary tract inflammatory disorders: Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis and Primary Biliary Cirrhosis. Current Gastroenterology Reports 1999;1(2):95-101.
6. K Saeian, R Shaker. Oropharyngeal dysphagia Current Treatment Options in Gastroenterology 2000;3:77-87.
7. K Saeian, R Shaker Oropharyngeal dysphagia Clinical Perspectives in Gastroenterology 2000 3(2):69-81.
8. R Shaker, K Saeian. Unsedated Transnasal Laryngo-esophagogastroduodenoscopy: An Alternative to Conventional Endoscopy. The American Journal of Medicine 2001; 111(8A(Suppl.)): 153-156.
9. J Franco, K Saeian. Role of antiviral therapy in the prevention of hepatocellular carcinoma. J Vasc Interv Radiol 2002;13:S191-S196.
10. K Saeian. Unsedated transnasal endoscopy (the Shaker technique): an alternative for assessment of supraesophageal complications of gastroesophageal reflux. Am J Med 115 Suppl 3A:144S-149S, 2003.
11. S Gawrieh, K Saeian. Management of esophageal varices: An update from Digestive Disease Week and American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases 2003. Current Gastroenterology Reports. 6:206-209, 2004.
12. A Ananthakrishnan, V Gogineni, K Saeian. Epidemiology of Primary and secondary liver cancers. Seminars in Interventional Radiology. 23:47-63,2006.
13. AN Ananthakrishnan, K Saeian. Caroli's disease: identification and treatment strategy. Curr Gastroenterol Rep. 9(2)151-5, Sept 2007.
14. K Saeian, KR Reddy. Hepatotoxicity of Psychotropic Drugs and Drugs of Abuse. Drug-induced Liver Disease. Eds. N Kaplowitz, L DeLeve. Marcel Dekken Inc., New York NY, 2003, pp 447-469.
15. K Dua, D Binion, K Saeian. Gastroenterology and Diseases of the Liver. Kochar's Concise Textbook of Medicine. K Kutty, R. Schapira, J Van Ruiswyk, M Kochar (Editors). Fourth Edition. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. Philadelphia 2003, pp 449-553.
16. K Saeian, R Shaker. Management of swallowing disorders. Neurogastroenterology, Eds. E. Quigley, RF Pfeiffer. Butterworth-Heinemann. Philadelphia 2003, pp 275-300.
17. K Saeian. Hepatic Infections. Editors; KR Reddy, WB Long. Liver & Pancreas vol. 3.
18. K Saeian. Editor of Gastroenterology and Diseases of the Liver section. Kochar's Concise Textbook of Medicine. D Torre, M Kochar (Editors). Fifth Edition. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Baltimore, MD; 2007, pp 454-462 and 463-474.
19. M Issa, K Saeian. Nutrition, Diet Therapy, and the Liver. V Preedy, R Lakshman, R Srirajaskanthan, RR Watson (Editors).CRC Press Taylor & Francis Group. Boca Raton, FL. 2010. pp 231-246.
 
Abstracts
1. K Saeian, R Weintraub, S Hagen-Ansert, et al. Echocardiography; 12(1):71-7. Abstracted in Circulation, Supplement I, 1992, 86(4). Oral presentation American Heart Association Annual Meeting, November 1992.
2. K Saeian, R Shaker, P Sharma, A Trifan, J Ren, Z Sui, K Dua. Effect of Aging on the Lower Esophageal Sphincter Pressure (LESP) Response to Pharyngeal Water Stimulation. Gastroenterol, 1994;106(4):A631.
3. D Staff, K Saeian, BT Massey, R Shaker, WJ Hogan. Post-fundoplication dysphagia: Abnormal ramp (Intra-bolus) pressure provides substantiation of a "Tight Wrap." Gastroenterol, 1998;114(4), A294. Presented as oral presentation at AGA Annual Meeting May 1998.
4. M Kern, R Arndorfer, L Eskowski, E Stein, A Bloom, J Hyde, K Saeian, R Shaker. Detection of CCK-8 induced cerebral neuronal activities by functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) in humans. Gastroenterology, 1998;114(4),A1154. Presented at the poster session at AGA Annual Meeting in May 1998.
5. K Saeian, SP Reddy, RD Clare, R. Komorowski, J Franco, and RR Varma. Recurrence of nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) after orthotopic liver transplantation. Hepatology 1998;28(4):A411. Presented at poster session of the AASLD Annual Meeting in November 1998.
6. K Saeian, D Staff, W Townsend, K Dua, P Rassam, S Mehdi, F Rochling, U Almagro, H Choi, M Lentz, W Berger, R Shaker. A new approach to surveillance of columnar-lined "Barrett's" esophagus. Gastroenterology 1999; 116(4); G1348. Presented at the poster session of AGA Annual Meeting in May 1999.
7. K Saeian, D Staff, W.Townsend, K Dua, W Berger, B Massey, R Shaker. A new approach to screening for esophageal varices. Hepatology 1999;30(4): AB 219. Presented at the poster session of AASLD Annual Meeting in November 1999.
8. C Hofman, C Ryan, K Saeian, B Massey, K Dua, D Staff, S Thierfelder, W Hogan, R Shaker. Prevalence of esophagitis in apparently healthy individuals and GERD patient volunteers for research studies. Abstracted in Gastroenterol 1999;116(4):G1348. Poster of distinction presented at poster session at AGA Annual Meeting in May 1999.
9. K Saeian, K Curro, DG Binion, S Vasilopoulos, B Seetharam, RR Varma. Plasma total homocysteine levels are higher in nonalcoholic steatohepatitis. Hepatology 1999;30(4):AB 1102. Presented at the poster session of AASLD Annual Meeting in November 1999.
10. S Vasilopoulos, K Saeian, J Emmons, WL Berger, B Seetharam, DG Binion. Plasma homocysteine is elevated in Crohn's disease (CD) patients and is independent of disease activity and location. Am J Gastro 1999;94(9):AB293.
11. K Saeian, D Staff, W Townsend, K Dua, U Almagro, H Choi, R Komorowski, C Hofman, J Kim, W Berger, R Shaker. Detection rate of dysplastic Barrett's mucosa by unsedated transnasal endoscopy (T-EGD) is comparable to conventional endoscopy. Gastroenterol 2000;118(4):G1068.
12. K Saeian, D Staff, W Townsend, K Dua, W Berger, W Hogan, R Shaker. T-EGD: A new technique for accurately detecting and grading esophageal varices in cirrhotic patients. Gastrointestinal Endoscopy 2000;51(4):3559.
13. K Saeian, R Franco, L Nelin, MR Crain, WR Rilling, KW Presberg, J Franco. Exhaled nitric oxide (eNO) increases in cirrhotics after TIPS placement. Presented at the poster session of AGA Annual Meeting in May 2000. Gastroenterol 2000;118(4), A1044.
14. T Atilla, DM Staff, K Saeian, CL Hofmann, R Shaker. Evaluation of gastric emptying of solid food by unsedated transnasal gastroscopy. Presented at the poster session of AGA Annual Meeting in May 2000. Gastroenterol 2000;118(4), G837.
15. K Saeian, AM Fendrick, R Shaker. Impact of unsedated transnasal endoscopy (T-EGD) on the management of dyspepsia: A decision analysis. Presented at the poster session of AGA Annual Meeting in May 2001.Gastroenterol 2001;120(5 Suppl 1), A238.
16. K Saeian, S. Vasilopoulos, D Staff, R Komorowski, U Almagro, H Choi, W Townsend, R Shaker. Does biopsy size of unsedated transnasal endoscopy (T-EGD) impact histologic interpretation of Barrett's dysplasia? Presented at the poster session of ASGE Annual Meeting in May 2001.Gastrointest Endosc 2001;53(5):A4165.
17. K Saeian, J Franco, J Knox, J Daniel, R Varma, S Ho & the Midwest Hepatitis Study Group. Does vitamin E supplementation decrease ribavirin-associated hemolysis? Hepatology 2001;34(4 Pt 2):AB 607A.
18. T Atilla, R Hellman, K Saeian, D Staff, A Krasnow, F Steffl, R Shaker. Verification of the scintigraphic complete gastric emptying of solid food by unsedated transnasal gastroscopy. Gastrointest Endosc 2002;55(5):M1977.
19. K Saeian, M. Jean, M. Kern, J. Knox, R. Shaker. Relationship of body mass index and family clustering with symptoms of gastroesophageal reflux disease among obese individuals. Gastroenterol 2002;122(4):S1354.
20. M. Jean, K Saeian. Patient preference of sedated and unsedated endoscopy for dyspepsia. Gastrointest Endosc 2002;55(5):T1888.
21. D. Prajapati, K Saeian, J. Kim, D. Binion. Impact of medicare reimbursement on volume and yield of screening colonoscopy at an academic hospital. Gastrointest Endosc 2002;55(5):W1421.
22. J. Potter, R. Shaker, K Saeian, D. Staff, B. Massey, R. Komorowski, W. Hogan. Eosinophilic esophagitis in adults: an emerging problem with unique esophageal deformities. Gastroenterol 2002;122(4):M1718.
23. D Prajapati, K Saeian, J Kim, S Kugathasan, J Knox, J Emmons, D Binion. Symptomatic luminal stricture underlies infliximab non-response in Crohn's Disease (CD). Gastroenterol 2002;122(4):777.
24. S Kugathasan, D Prajapati, J Kim, K Saeian, J Emmons, J Knox, T Rivera-Bennett, S Werlin, D Binion. Infliximab outcome in children and adults with ulcerative colitis. Gastroenterol 2002;122(4):W1353.
25. T Attila, K Saeian, JF Knox, J Emmons, L Calbrese, D Rose, D Prajapati, S Kugathason, M Otterson, DG Binion. Correlation of short inflammatory bowel disease questionnaire (SIBDQ) with clinical status in routine management of Crohn's disease patients including ostomies. . Gastroenterol 2003;124(4):S1346.
26. V Kounev, MB Levy, T Attila, K Saeian, S Kugathason, JF Knox, J Emmons, WJ Hogan, R Shaker, DG Binion. Increased rates of drug allergy in inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) patients compared to irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) patients and normal controls. Gastroenterol 2003;124(4):S1419.
27. C Easterling, O Kawamura, T Rittman, M Kern, K Saeian, R. Shaker. Reproducibility of pharyngo-glottal closure in awake humans. Gastroenterol 2003;124(4):W1490.
28. JS Bajaj, K Saeian, RR Varma, J Franco, D McKee, JF Knox, J Daniel, C Peine, S Ho. High-dose Vitamin E supplementation does not decrease ribavirin-associated hemolysis in chronic hepatitis C. Hepatology 2003;38(4 Suppl 1):AB 1200.
29. JS Bajaj, K Saeian. Reported Prevalence of and Survival of Patients with Hepatic Encephalopathy (HE) Have Not Changed with MELD Implementation. Gastroenterol 2004;126(4): S1182.
30. JS Bajaj, MA McBride, K Anderson, K Saeian. Effect of Hepatitis C (Hep C) and Type 2 Diabetes (DM) on Patient and Graft survival in Patients with Solitary Liver, Combined and Serial Liver-Kidney transplants. Presented as an oral presentation at Digestive Diseases Week Annual Meeting in May 2004. Gastroenterol 2004;126(4):46 .
31. JS Bajaj, MA McBride, K Anderson, K Saeian. Patient and Liver Graft Survival in Solitary liver Transplantation as Compared to Combined Liver-Kidney and Serial Liver and Kidney Transplantation. Poster of distinction at Digestive Diseases Week Annual Meeting in May 2004. Gastroenterol 2004;126(4):S1178 .
32. JS Bajaj, K Kao, K Saeian. Comparison of a simple questionnaire to Locke questionnaire in the evaluation of GERD symptoms. Gastroenterol 2004;126(4): M1383.
33. JF Knox, D Rose, J Emmons, J Podoll, K Saeian, T Attila, RK Cross, DG Binion. Colesevelam for the treatment of bile acid-induced diarrhea in Crohn's disease patients intolerant of cholestyramine. Gastroenterol 2004;126(4): W1399.
34. JS Bajaj, K Saeian, RR Varma, J Franco, J Knox, J Emmons, J Podoll, DG Binion. Increased rates of early adverse reaction to azathioprine in patients with Crohn's disease compared to Autoimmune Hepatitis: A tertiary referral center experience. Gastroenterol 2004;126(4):M1197.
35. JS Bajaj, MD Verber, SM Rao K Saeian. Inhibitory Control Test is a simple computerized test to diagnose Minimal Hepatic Encephalopathy (MHE). Presented as an oral presentation at AASLD Annual Meeting in November 2004. Hepatology 2004;40(4 Suppl 1):AB 141.
36. A. Sanjeevi, RA Komorowski, S Shaker, BT Massey, R Shaker, K Saeian, C O'Loughlin, D Binion,WJ Hogan. Eosinophilic esophagitis: Potential sources for diagnostic error in the histopatholohic detection. Gastroenterol 2005;128(4):41.
37. A. Sanjeevi, A Lawal, M Kern, BD Ward, K Saeian, R Shaker. Cerebral cortical response to esophageal acid exposure: Correlation to reflux-induced mucosal injury. Gastroenterol 2005;128(4):M1891.
38. JS Bajaj, MD Verber, M Wagner, S Rao, K Saeian. Altered cerebral activation during response inhibition in minimal hepatic encephalopathy using functional MRI. Gastroenterol 2005;128(4):S1616.
39. AB Jeffers, P Kandiah, T Quinn, K Saeian. Amyloid angiopathy resulting in retroperitoneal hematoma as the presenting symptom of primary al amyloidosis. Accepted as poster for SGIM 4/28/2006.
40. JS Bajaj, KM Christensen, M Hafeezullah, RR Varma, J Franco, RG Hoffmann, K Saeian. Randomized trial of probiotic yogurt in Minimal Hepatic Encephalopathy - It helps to bug your patient. Gastroenterology 2007; 132(4):T1016.
41. M Rajagopal, LR Weber, JF Knox, S Skaros, M Issa, S Lundeen, MF Otterson, K Saeian, JS Bajaj, DG Binion. Distinct phenotypes of inflammatory bowel disease in US minority population: Comparison of African American and Asian Subgroups. Gastroenterology. 2007;132(4):W1110.
42. MJ Neisen, WS Rilling, RA Hieb, EJ Hohenwalter, SM Tutton, KK Christians, EJ Quebbeman, J Franco, K Saeian. Results of chemoembolization for unresectable hepatocellular carcinoma in patients with and without chronic liver disease. World Conference on Interventional Oncology Meeting, Washington, DC, May 14-17, 2007.
43. AN Ananthakrishnan, K Saeian. Blacks have worse graft and overall survival at 2 years after OLT in the MELD era. Gastroenterology. 2007;132(4):S1732.
44. AN Ananthakrishnan, K Saeian. Does time spent on the waiting list in the MELD era affect prognosis after liver transplantation? Gastroenterology. 2007;132(4):S1740.
45. JS Bajaj, M Hafeezullah, RG Hoffmann, K Saeian. Minimal hepatic encephalopathy: a vehicle for accidents and traffic violations. Am J Gastroenterol. 2007 Sep;102(9):1903-9.
46. CP Katopes, SN Surapaneni, R Komorowski, B Behmaram, JR Wallace, P Nuttleman, J Franco, RR Varma, O Massoud, K Saeian, S Gawrieh. Variability in the histologic interpretation of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease. Gastroenterology. 2007;132(4):S2160.
47. AN Ananthakrishnan, K Saeian. Blacks have worse graft and overall survival at 2 years after OLT in the MELD era. Gastroenterology 132(4): A-755, 2007. Poster presentation, Digestive Disease Week, Washington DC, May 2007.
48. AN Ananthakrishnan, K Saeian. Does time spent on the waiting list in the MELD era affect prognosis after liver transplantation. Gastroenterology 132(4): A-757, 2007. Poster presentation, Digestive Disease Week, Washington DC, May 2007.
49. AN Ananthakrishnan, EL McGinley, K Saeian. Is it bad to bleed on a weekend? A nationwide analysis of upper gastrointestinal hemorrhage (UGIH). Gastroenterology 134(4), Suppl 1: P-123, 2008. Digestive Disease Week, San Diego, May 2008.
50. AN Ananthakrishnan, EL McGinley, K Saeian. Uninsured and Medicaid patients have higher mortality in Acute Liver Failure. Gastroenterology 134(4), Suppl 1: A-799, 2008. Digestive Disease Week, San Diego, May 2008.
51. AN Ananthakrishnan, D Beaulieu, A Naik, Y Zadvornova, S Skaros, K Johnson, L Perera, M Issa, DG Binion, K Saeian. Does primary sclerosing cholangitis impact quality of life in patients with Inflammatory Bowel Disease? Poster Presentation. Digestive Disease Week, Chicago, IL, June 2009.
52. J Kwiatt, M Desai, S Gawrieh, K Saeian. Use of a patient registry database to improve hepatocelluar carcinoma screening, vaccination rates, and esophageal varices screening in patients with cirrhosis. Gastroenterology 2009; 136 (Suppl 1):M1003.
53. AN Ananthakrishnan, E McGinley, K Saeian, DG Binion. A national survey of emergency room utilization in inflammatory bowel disease. Gastroenterology 2009; 136 (Suppl 1):M1137.
54. AN Ananthakrishnan, E McGinley, J Fangman, K Saeian. Hepatitis C - HIV co-infection is a risk factor for worse outcomes in hospitalized patients: A national study. Gastroenterology 2009; 136 (Suppl 1):M1765.
55. B Qumseya, K Saeian, BT Massey. Endoscopic biopsy for cytomegalovirus in symptomatic immunocomprised patients has low yield in the absence of mucosal lesions. Poster Presentation. Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, Volume 69, Issue 5, Pages AB206-AB206.
56. A Patel, S Gawrieh, S Rizvi, Q Xiang, A Szabo, K Saeian. Fatty Liver Disease: Survey of AASLD members. Gastroenterology 2009; (Suppl 1): A847.
57. AN Ananthakrishnan, E McGinley, K Saeian. Ambulatory care for Inflammatory Bowel Diseases - 1994-2005: National trends and patterns. Poster Presentation. Digestive Disease Week, Chicago, IL, June 2009.
58. AN Ananthakrishnan, E McGinley, K Saeian. Laparscopic resection in Inflammatory Bowel Disease Predictors and outcomes: A Nationwide Analysis. Poster Presentation. Digestive Disease Week, Chicago, IL, June 2009.
59. AN Ananthakrishnan, E McGinley, Binion DG, K Saeian. Physician density and hospitalization for Inflammatory Bowel Disease: How much does access matter? Gastroenterology 2010; (Suppl 1):S1192
60. AN Ananthakrishnan, E McGinley, Binion DG, K Saeian. A novel quantitative severity score to stratify hospitalizations for Crohn's disease. Gastroenterology 2010; (Suppl 1):T1291
61. AN Ananthakrishnan, E McGinley, K Saeian, Binion DG. Clostridium difficile and inflammatory bowel disease: Has the disease changed in severity from 1998 to 2007? Gastroenterology 2010; (Suppl 1):1005
62. AN Ananthakrishnan, E McGinley, Binion DG, K Saeian. A simple quantitative score to stratify severity of ulcerative colitis hospitalizations. Poster Presentation. Gastroenterology 2010; (Suppl 1):T1292
63. AN Ananthakrishnan, E McGinley, Binion DG, K Saeian. Changing severity of Inflammatory Bowel Disease hospitalizations from 1998 to 2007. Gastroenterology 2010; (Suppl 1):S1193
64. AN Ananthakrishnan, A Muhammad, E McGinley, K Saeian. Venous thromboembolic events in hospitalized patients with cirrhosis: A nationwide analysis. Gastroenterology 2010; (Suppl 1):156
65. AN Ananthakrishnan, E McGinley, DG Binion, K Saeian. Air pollution & hospitalizations for IBD: an ecologic analysis. Gastroenterology 2010
66. AN Ananthakrishnan, EL McGinley, DG Binion, K Saeian. Fracture-Associated Hospitalizations in Patients with Inflammatory Bowel Disease. Gastroenterology 2010
67. Ananthakrishnan AN, Hoffmann RG, K Saeian. Higher Physician Density is Associated with Lower Incidence of Late-Stage Colorectal Cancer. Gastroenterology 2010.
68. E Martin, J Huang, J Klein, Q Xiang, JS Bajaj, K Saeian. The Impact of Combined Liver and Kidney Transplantation on Transplant Outcomes. Gastroenterology 2010; (Suppl 1):M1009
69. JS Bajaj, DM Heuman, C Schubert, K Saeian, DE Bell, A Topaz, M Hafeezullah, R Stravitz, RK Sterling, JB Wade, DP Gibson, AJ Sanyal. Persistent deficit in learning of response inhibition following onset of overt hepatic encephalopathy in cirrhosis. Gastroenterology 2010; (Suppl 1):S1912
70. JS Bajaj, C Schubert, M Hafeezullah, JA Pleuss, G Krakower, R Franco, K Saeian. Ghrelin secretion is altered in sleep and enforced sleep deprivation in cirrhosis compared to controls: Association with sleep disturbances? Gastroenterology 2010; (Suppl 1):S1911
71. P Beniwal, DW Seal, J Fangman, K Saeian. Barriers to and facilitators of diagnosis and treatment of Hepatitis C. Poster Presentation at Digestive Disease Week 2011, Chicago, IL.
72. JT Kwiatt, PN Desai, S Gawrieh, K Saeian. Performance feedback impacts quality measures in the management of cirrhosis. Oral Presentation at Digestive Disease Week 2011, Chicago, IL.