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Spotlight: Probiotics Guidelines.

Gastroenterology 2020 Jul 22. Epub 2020 Jul 22.

Section of Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of, Medicine and Texas Children's Hospital, Houston, TX.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1053/j.gastro.2020.07.025DOI Listing
July 2020

A Predictive Model to Identify Individuals at Increased Risk of Colorectal Cancer for Outreach Efforts.

Authors:
Cynthia W Ko

Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 2020 Jun 2. Epub 2020 Jun 2.

Division of Gastroenterology, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, Washington.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cgh.2020.05.055DOI Listing
June 2020

AGA Clinical Practice Guidelines on the Role of Probiotics in the Management of Gastrointestinal Disorders.

Gastroenterology 2020 Jun 9. Epub 2020 Jun 9.

Department of Health Research Methods, Evidence and Impact, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1053/j.gastro.2020.05.059DOI Listing
June 2020

Racial Disparities in Colorectal Cancer Mortality: the Role of Endoscopy Wait-Time and Stage at Diagnosis.

J Racial Ethn Health Disparities 2020 Feb 12. Epub 2020 Feb 12.

Hutchinson Institute for Cancer Outcomes Research, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, 1100 Fairview Ave. N., M/S: M3-B232, Seattle, WA, 98109, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s40615-020-00721-xDOI Listing
February 2020

Endoscopic yield of chronic dyspepsia in outpatients: A single-center experience in Cambodia.

JGH Open 2020 Feb 24;4(1):61-68. Epub 2019 Jun 24.

Division of Gastroenterology University of Washington Seattle Washington USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jgh3.12210DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7008163PMC
February 2020

Managing the Measurement of Colonoscopy Quality.

Am J Gastroenterol 2019 08;114(8):1199-1201

University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, Washington, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.14309/ajg.0000000000000307DOI Listing
August 2019

Screening flexible sigmoidoscopy versus colonoscopy for reduction of colorectal cancer mortality.

Int J Colorectal Dis 2019 Jul 31;34(7):1273-1281. Epub 2019 May 31.

Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00384-019-03300-7DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7071949PMC
July 2019

AGA Clinical Practice Guidelines on the Management of Mild-to-Moderate Ulcerative Colitis.

Gastroenterology 2019 02 18;156(3):748-764. Epub 2018 Dec 18.

Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University of Maryland, Baltimore, Maryland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1053/j.gastro.2018.12.009DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6858922PMC
February 2019

Mild-to-Moderate Ulcerative Colitis Guideline.

Gastroenterology 2019 02 23;156(3):768. Epub 2019 Jan 23.

Division of Gastroenterology, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, California.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1053/j.gastro.2019.01.037DOI Listing
February 2019

Colonoscopy Risks: What Is Known and What Are the Next Steps?

Authors:
Cynthia W Ko

Gastroenterology 2018 02 11;154(3):473-475. Epub 2018 Jan 11.

Division of Gastroenterology, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1053/j.gastro.2018.01.010DOI Listing
February 2018

Temporal Trends in Geographic and Sociodemographic Disparities in Colorectal Cancer Among Medicare Patients, 1973-2010.

J Rural Health 2017 09 31;33(4):361-370. Epub 2016 Aug 31.

Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jrh.12209DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5332522PMC
September 2017

Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) pharmacotherapy and the risk of serious infection: a systematic review and network meta-analysis.

BMC Gastroenterol 2017 Apr 14;17(1):52. Epub 2017 Apr 14.

Department of Health Services, School of Public Health, University of Washington, 1959 NE Pacific Street, Magnuson Health Sciences Center, Room H-680, Box 357660, Seattle, WA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12876-017-0602-0DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5391579PMC
April 2017

Gallstones: new insights into an old story.

F1000Res 2016 26;5. Epub 2016 Jul 26.

Division of Gastroenterology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.12688/f1000research.8874.1DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4962289PMC
August 2016

Worldwide Incidence of Colorectal Cancer, Leukemia, and Lymphoma in Inflammatory Bowel Disease: An Updated Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.

Gastroenterol Res Pract 2016 16;2016:1632439. Epub 2016 May 16.

Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2016/1632439DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4884856PMC
June 2016

Gallstones.

Nat Rev Dis Primers 2016 04 28;2:16024. Epub 2016 Apr 28.

Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Saint Louis University School of Medicine, Saint Louis, Missouri, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/nrdp.2016.24DOI Listing
April 2016

Dietary fat and protein intake are not associated with incident biliary sludge and stones during pregnancy.

JPEN J Parenter Enteral Nutr 2015 Jan 17;39(1):124-8. Epub 2014 Jan 17.

Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0148607113520184DOI Listing
January 2015

Determination of colonoscopy indication from administrative claims data.

Med Care 2014 Apr;52(4):e21-9

*Department of Medicine, University of Washington †The VA Puget Sound Health Care System ‡Mountain-Whisper-Light Statistics §Department of Family Medicine ∥Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/MLR.0b013e31824ebdf5DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3387505PMC
April 2014

Physical activity, maternal metabolic measures, and the incidence of gallbladder sludge or stones during pregnancy: a randomized trial.

Am J Perinatol 2014 Jan 1;31(1):39-48. Epub 2013 Mar 1.

Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1055/s-0033-1334455DOI Listing
January 2014

Carbohydrate intake as a risk factor for biliary sludge and stones during pregnancy.

J Clin Gastroenterol 2013 Sep;47(8):700-5

Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/MCG.0b013e318286fdb0DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3681860PMC
September 2013

Regional variation in anesthesia assistance during outpatient colonoscopy is not associated with differences in polyp detection or complication rates.

Gastroenterology 2013 Feb 25;144(2):298-306. Epub 2012 Oct 25.

Northwest Center for Outcomes Research in Older Adults, VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, Washington 98108, USA.

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http://linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S001650851201596
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1053/j.gastro.2012.10.038DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3622787PMC
February 2013

Nausea, vomiting, and heartburn in pregnancy: a prospective look at risk, treatment, and outcome.

J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 2012 Aug 4;25(8):1488-93. Epub 2012 Jan 4.

Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195, USA.

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http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.3109/14767058.2011.64
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http://dx.doi.org/10.3109/14767058.2011.644363DOI Listing
August 2012

Will colon capsule endoscopy replace screening colonoscopy?

Gastrointest Endosc 2011 Sep;74(3):590-2

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.gie.2011.06.016DOI Listing
September 2011

Accuracy of Medicare claims for identifying findings and procedures performed during colonoscopy.

Gastrointest Endosc 2011 Mar 15;73(3):447-453.e1. Epub 2010 Oct 15.

Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.gie.2010.07.044DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3397774PMC
March 2011

Utilization and predictors of early repeat colonoscopy in Medicare beneficiaries.

Am J Gastroenterol 2010 Dec 24;105(12):2670-9. Epub 2010 Aug 24.

Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/ajg.2010.344DOI Listing
December 2010

Infectious diseases and the gallbladder.

Infect Dis Clin North Am 2010 Dec;24(4):885-98, vii-viii

Division of Gastroenterology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.idc.2010.07.003DOI Listing
December 2010

Complications of colonoscopy: magnitude and management.

Gastrointest Endosc Clin N Am 2010 Oct;20(4):659-71

Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, University of Washington, Box 356424, Seattle, WA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.giec.2010.07.005DOI Listing
October 2010

Preface: Gallbladder disease.

Authors:
Cynthia W Ko

Gastroenterol Clin North Am 2010 Jun;39(2):xiii

Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.gtc.2010.02.013DOI Listing
June 2010

Specialty differences in polyp detection, removal, and biopsy during colonoscopy.

Am J Med 2010 Jun;123(6):528-35

Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.amjmed.2010.01.016DOI Listing
June 2010

Effectiveness of a provider reminder on fecal occult blood test follow-up.

Dig Dis Sci 2009 Sep 3;54(9):1991-6. Epub 2009 Mar 3.

VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, WA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10620-009-0751-2DOI Listing
September 2009

Complications after ERCP in patients with primary sclerosing cholangitis.

Gastrointest Endosc 2008 Apr 3;67(4):643-8. Epub 2007 Dec 3.

Department of Medicine, University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle, Washington, USA.

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http://linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S001651070702442
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.gie.2007.07.042DOI Listing
April 2008

Magnesium: does a mineral prevent gallstones?

Authors:
Cynthia W Ko

Am J Gastroenterol 2008 Feb;103(2):383-5

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1572-0241.2007.01690.xDOI Listing
February 2008

Insulin resistance and incident gallbladder disease in pregnancy.

Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 2008 Jan 11;6(1):76-81. Epub 2007 Dec 11.

Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cgh.2007.10.007DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2693050PMC
January 2008

Incidence of minor complications and time lost from normal activities after screening or surveillance colonoscopy.

Gastrointest Endosc 2007 Apr 14;65(4):648-56. Epub 2006 Dec 14.

Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.gie.2006.06.020DOI Listing
April 2007

Association of hepatic iron overload with invasive fungal infection in liver transplant recipients.

Liver Transpl 2006 Dec;12(12):1799-804

Division of Gastroenterology, University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle, WA 98195, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/lt.20827DOI Listing
December 2006

Risk factors for gallstone-related hospitalization during pregnancy and the postpartum.

Authors:
Cynthia W Ko

Am J Gastroenterol 2006 Oct;101(10):2263-8

Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1572-0241.2006.00730.xDOI Listing
October 2006

Biliary sludge and acute pancreatitis during pregnancy.

Authors:
Cynthia Ko

Nat Clin Pract Gastroenterol Hepatol 2006 Jan;3(1):53-7; quiz following 57

Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/ncpgasthep0390DOI Listing
January 2006

Comparing risks and benefits of colorectal cancer screening in elderly patients.

Gastroenterology 2005 Oct;129(4):1163-70

Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, 98195, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1053/j.gastro.2005.07.027DOI Listing
October 2005

Dietary carbohydrates and gallstones: is there a link?

Gastroenterology 2005 Jul;129(1):373-5

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1053/j.gastro.2005.05.042DOI Listing
July 2005

Biliary sludge is formed by modification of hepatic bile by the gallbladder mucosa.

Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 2005 Jul;3(7):672-8

Department of Medicine, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Seattle, Washington, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/s1542-3565(05)00369-1DOI Listing
July 2005

Persistent demographic differences in colorectal cancer screening utilization despite Medicare reimbursement.

BMC Gastroenterol 2005 Mar 8;5:10. Epub 2005 Mar 8.

Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, Box 356424, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1471-230X-5-10DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC555744PMC
March 2005

Incidence, natural history, and risk factors for biliary sludge and stones during pregnancy.

Hepatology 2005 Feb;41(2):359-65

Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle 98195, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/hep.20534DOI Listing
February 2005

Racial discrepancies in the association between paternal vs. maternal educational level and risk of low birthweight in Washington State.

BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 2004 Jun 17;4(1):10. Epub 2004 Jun 17.

Department of Medicine, Oregon Health And Science University, Portland, Oregon, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1471-2393-4-10DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC446198PMC
June 2004

Genomic duplication, fractionation and the origin of regulatory novelty.

Genetics 2004 Feb;166(2):935-45

Department of Plant and Microbial Biology, University of California, Berkeley 94720, USA.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1470742PMC
http://dx.doi.org/10.1534/genetics.166.2.935DOI Listing
February 2004

Conserved noncoding sequences in the grasses.

Genome Res 2003 Sep;13(9):2030-41

Department of Plant and Microbial Biology, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, California 94720, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1101/gr.1280703DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC403677PMC
September 2003

Fecal occult blood testing in a general medical clinic: comparison between guaiac-based and immunochemical-based tests.

Am J Med 2003 Aug;115(2):111-4

Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/s0002-9343(03)00294-8DOI Listing
August 2003

Clinical correlation of toxin and common antigen enzyme immunoassay testing in patients with Clostridium difficile disease.

Am J Gastroenterol 2003 Jul;98(7):1569-72

Department of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, Washington, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1572-0241.2003.07482.xDOI Listing
July 2003

Gastrointestinal disorders of the critically ill. Biliary sludge and cholecystitis.

Best Pract Res Clin Gastroenterol 2003 Jun;17(3):383-96

Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Box 356424, Seattle, WA 98195, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/s1521-6918(03)00026-xDOI Listing
June 2003

Effect of Medicare coverage on use of invasive colorectal cancer screening tests.

Arch Intern Med 2002 Dec 9-23;162(22):2581-6

Division of Gastroenterology, University of Washington, Box 356424, Seattle, WA 98195, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1001/archinte.162.22.2581DOI Listing
January 2003

Epidemiology and natural history of common bile duct stones and prediction of disease.

Gastrointest Endosc 2002 Dec;56(6 Suppl):S165-9

Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1067/mge.2002.129005DOI Listing
December 2002