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Manu Sood MBBS

Chief, Professor

Institution: Medical College of Wisconsin
Department: Pediatrics
Division: Gastroenterology

Member of the Neuroscience Research Center


Research Experience

  • Quality of Life
  • Gastrointestinal Motility Disorders
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome and Functional Abdominal Pain
  • Clinical Expertise

  • Colonic Pseudo-Obstruction
  • Constipation
  • Encopresis
  • Esophageal Achalasia
  • Gastroparesis
  • Hirschsprung Disease
  • Intestinal Pseudo-Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Leadership Positions

  • Medical Director of Pediatric Gastroenterology
  • Chief, Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition
  • Co- Director Digestive Diseases Center
  • Center Director of American Neurogastroenterology and Motility Society fellowship training program
  • Publications

  • Measuring Health-Related Quality of Life With the Parental Opinions of Pediatric Constipation Questionnaire. (Silverman AH, Berlin KS, Di Lorenzo C, Nurko S, Kamody RC, Ponnambalam A, Mugie S, Gorges C, Sanghavi R, Sood MR) J Pediatr Psychol 2015 Sep;40(8):814-24 PMID: 25840448 04/04/2015
  • Evidence-based diagnosis and treatment of functional constipation: "are we there yet?". (Sood MR) J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 2015 Mar;60(3):288-9 PMID: 25564822 01/08/2015
  • Joint hypermobility: a common association with complex functional gastrointestinal disorders. (Kovacic K, Chelimsky TC, Sood MR, Simpson P, Nugent M, Chelimsky G) J Pediatr 2014 Nov;165(5):973-8 PMID: 25151198 08/26/2014
  • Colon high-resolution manometry: using pressure topography plots to evaluate pediatric colon motility. (El-Chammas KI, Tipnis NA, Simpson PM, Sood MR) J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 2014 Oct;59(4):500-4 PMID: 24840515 05/21/2014
  • Comparison of light and electron microscopy in measurement of esophageal intercellular space in children. (Altaf MA, Ciecierega T, Szabo S, Miranda A, Gorges C, Simpson P, Sood MR) J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 2014 Aug;59(2):232-6 PMID: 24647333 03/22/2014
  • Red flags in children with chronic abdominal pain and Crohn's disease-a single center experience. (El-Chammas K, Majeskie A, Simpson P, Sood M, Miranda A) J Pediatr 2013 Apr;162(4):783-7 PMID: 23069193 10/17/2012
  • Interobserver variability in the interpretation of colon manometry studies in children. (Sood MR, Mousa H, Tipnis N, Di Lorenzo C, Werlin S, Fernandez S, Liem O, Simpson P, Rudolph C) J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 2012 Nov;55(5):548-51 PMID: 22465932 04/03/2012
  • Up-regulated cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator after anal stenosis in rats. (Ramprasad J, Sood M, Ludwig K, Takahashi T) J Pediatr Surg 2012 Mar;47(3):556-64 PMID: 22424353 03/20/2012
  • Validation of an instrument to measure quality of life in British children with inflammatory bowel disease. (Ogden CA, Akobeng AK, Abbott J, Aggett P, Sood MR, Thomas AG) J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 2011 Sep;53(3):280-6 PMID: 21865975 08/26/2011
  • Do oro-anal transit markers predict which children would benefit from colonic manometry studies? (Tipnis NA, El-Chammas KI, Rudolph CD, Werlin SL, Sood MR) J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 2012 Feb;54(2):258-62 PMID: 21734599 07/08/2011
  • Beliefs and attitudes of general pediatricians and pediatric gastroenterologists regarding functional gastrointestinal disorders: a survey study. (Sood MR, Di Lorenzo C, Hyams J, Miranda A, Simpson P, Mousa H, Nurko S) Clin Pediatr (Phila) 2011 Oct;50(10):891-6 PMID: 21464079 04/06/2011
  • Families' perspectives on the effect of constipation and fecal incontinence on quality of life. (Kaugars AS, Silverman A, Kinservik M, Heinze S, Reinemann L, Sander M, Schneider B, Sood M) J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 2010 Dec;51(6):747-52 PMID: 20706148 08/14/2010
  • Antinociceptive effects of melatonin in a rat model of post-inflammatory visceral hyperalgesia: a centrally mediated process. (Mickle A, Sood M, Zhang Z, Shahmohammadi G, Sengupta JN, Miranda A) Pain 2010 Jun;149(3):555-64 PMID: 20413219 PMCID: PMC2884285 04/24/2010
  • Treatment approaches to irritable bowel syndrome. (Sood MR) Pediatr Ann 2009 May;38(5):272-6 PMID: 19476300 05/30/2009
  • Colonic volvulus in children with intestinal motility disorders. (Altaf MA, Werlin SL, Sato TT, Rudolph CD, Sood MR) J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 2009 Jul;49(1):59-62 PMID: 19465873 05/26/2009
  • Erythromycin lacks colon prokinetic effect in children with functional gastrointestinal disorders: a retrospective study. (Venkatasubramani N, Rudolph CD, Sood MR) BMC Gastroenterol 2008 Aug 21;8:38 PMID: 18718006 PMCID: PMC2529327 08/23/2008
  • The nervous system and gastrointestinal function. (Altaf MA, Sood MR) Dev Disabil Res Rev 2008;14(2):87-95 PMID: 18646012 07/23/2008
  • Gastrointestinal motility disorders in adolescent patients: transitioning to adult care. (Sood MR, Rudolph CD) Gastroenterol Clin North Am 2007 Sep;36(3):749-63, xi PMID: 17950447 10/24/2007
  • Removal of impacted food in children with eosinophilic esophagitis using Saeed banding device. (Smith CR, Miranda A, Rudolph CD, Sood MR) J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 2007 Apr;44(4):521-3 PMID: 17414157 04/07/2007
  • Motility disorders of the gastrointestinal tract. (Venkatasubramani N, Sood MR) Indian J Pediatr 2006 Oct;73(10):927-30 PMID: 17090906 11/09/2006
  • Treatment options for chronic abdominal pain in children and adolescents. (Miranda A, Sood M) Curr Treat Options Gastroenterol 2006 Sep;9(5):409-15 PMID: 16942666 09/01/2006
  • Pathogenesis of bone disease in cystic fibrosis: the role of bone size and sarcopenia. (Mughal Z, Sood M, Ward KA, Adams JE) J R Soc Med 2006;99 Suppl 46:2-5 PMID: 16927949 08/25/2006
  • Intractable diarrhoea of infancy caused by neutrophil specific granule deficiency and cured by stem cell transplantation. (Wynn RF, Sood M, Theilgaard-Mönch K, Jones CJ, Gombart AF, Gharib M, Koeffler HP, Borregaard N, Arkwright PD) Gut 2006 Feb;55(2):292-3 PMID: 16407388 PMCID: PMC1856503 01/13/2006
  • Growth in children with Helicobacter pylori infection and dyspepsia. (Sood MR, Joshi S, Akobeng AK, Mitchell J, Thomas AG) Arch Dis Child 2005 Oct;90(10):1025-8 PMID: 15956048 PMCID: PMC1720122 06/16/2005
  • Gastroesophageal reflux in adolescents. (Sood MR, Rudolph CD) Adolesc Med Clin 2004 Feb;15(1):17-36, vii-viii PMID: 15272254 07/24/2004
  • Lean body mass in children with cystic fibrosis. (Sood M, Adams JE, Mughal MZ) Arch Dis Child 2003 Sep;88(9):836 PMID: 12937118 PMCID: PMC1719655 08/26/2003
  • Ileal manometry in children following ileostomies and pull-through operations. (Sood MR, Cocjin J, Di Lorenzo C, Narasimha Reddy S, Flores AF, Hyman PE) Neurogastroenterol Motil 2002 Dec;14(6):643-6 PMID: 12464086 12/05/2002
  • Visceral pain-associated disability syndrome: a descriptive analysis. (Hyman PE, Bursch B, Sood M, Schwankovsky L, Cocjin J, Zeltzer LK) J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 2002 Nov;35(5):663-8 PMID: 12454583 11/28/2002
  • Water load test in children. (Sood MR, Schwankovsky LM, Rowhani A, Zangen T, Ziring D, Furtado T, Hyman PE) J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 2002 Aug;35(2):199-201 PMID: 12187297 08/21/2002
  • Use of the lactose H2 breath test to monitor mucosal healing in coeliac disease. (Murphy MS, Sood M, Johnson T) Acta Paediatr 2002;91(2):141-4 PMID: 11951999 04/16/2002
  • Colonic diversion for intractable constipation in children: colonic manometry helps guide clinical decisions. (Villarreal J, Sood M, Zangen T, Flores A, Michel R, Reddy N, Di Lorenzo C, Hyman PE) J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 2001 Nov;33(5):588-91 PMID: 11740234 12/12/2001
  • Bone status in cystic fibrosis. (Sood M, Hambleton G, Super M, Fraser WD, Adams JE, Mughal MZ) Arch Dis Child 2001 Jun;84(6):516-20 PMID: 11369574 PMCID: PMC1718803 05/23/2001
  • Clinical quiz. Extensive low-flow venous malformations of the rectum and distal colon. (Sood M, John P, Booth IW) J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 2000 Sep;31(3):326, 330 PMID: 10997388 09/21/2000
  • Covert biting of the buccal mucosa masquerading as haematemesis or haemoptysis in children. (Sood M, Clarke JR, Murphy MS) Acta Paediatr 1999 Sep;88(9):1038-40 PMID: 10519352 10/16/1999
  • Left ventricular diastolic function in congenital myotonic dystrophy. (Bu'Lock FA, Sood M, De Giovanni JV, Green SH) Arch Dis Child 1999 Mar;80(3):267-70 PMID: 10325709 PMCID: PMC1717875 05/18/1999
  • Is prolonged rotavirus infection a common cause of protracted diarrhoea? (Sood M, Booth IW) Arch Dis Child 1999 Apr;80(4):309-10 PMID: 10086932 PMCID: PMC1717892 03/23/1999
  • Clinical quiz. An inflammatory cloacogenic polyp (ICP). (Sood M, Murphy MS) J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 1998 Nov;27(5):523, 529 PMID: 9822316 11/20/1998
  • The use of human glutathione S-transferase A1 in the detection of cystic fibrosis liver disease. (Hung JC, Howie AF, Beckett GJ, Sood M, Hambleton G, Super M) J Paediatr Child Health 1998 Aug;34(4):335-8 PMID: 9727173 09/04/1998
  • Last update: 09/28/2015
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