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Surveillance for Hepatocellular Carcinoma: Current Best Practice and Future Direction.

Gastroenterology 2019 Jul 12;157(1):54-64. Epub 2019 Apr 12.

Division of Digestive and Liver Diseases, UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1053/j.gastro.2019.02.049DOI Listing
July 2019

The impact of direct-acting anti-virals on the hepatitis C care cascade: identifying progress and gaps towards hepatitis C elimination in the United States.

Aliment Pharmacol Ther 2019 Jul 22;50(1):66-74. Epub 2019 May 22.

Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center, and Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/apt.15291DOI Listing
July 2019

Risk Trajectories for Readmission and Death After Cirrhosis-Related Hospitalization.

Dig Dis Sci 2019 Jun 23;64(6):1470-1477. Epub 2019 Jan 23.

Section of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10620-019-5459-3DOI Listing
June 2019

Reply to: "Mortality of acute-on-chronic liver failure: What is the role of obesity?"

J Hepatol 2019 Jun 5;70(6):1301-1302. Epub 2019 Mar 5.

Section of Gastroenterology, Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center, TX Center, Houston, TX, USA; Center for Innovations in Quality, Effectiveness and Safety (IQuESt), Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Houston, TX, USA; Section of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jhep.2019.02.005DOI Listing
June 2019

AGA Clinical Practice Update on Interaction Between Oral Direct-Acting Antivirals for Chronic Hepatitis C Infection and Hepatocellular Carcinoma: Expert Review.

Gastroenterology 2019 06 13;156(8):2149-2157. Epub 2019 Mar 13.

Section of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas; Houston Veterans Affairs Health Services Research and Development Center of Excellence, Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Houston, Texas.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1053/j.gastro.2019.02.046DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6529246PMC
June 2019

The effects of sustained virological response to direct-acting anti-viral therapy on the risk of extrahepatic manifestations of hepatitis C infection.

Aliment Pharmacol Ther 2019 Jun 1;49(11):1442-1447. Epub 2019 Apr 1.

Houston VA HSR&D Center for Innovations in Quality, Effectiveness and Safety, Michael E DeBakey VA Medical Center, Houston, Texas.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/apt.15240DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6510621PMC
June 2019

Changes in hepatitis C burden and treatment trends in Europe during the era of direct-acting antivirals: a modelling study.

BMJ Open 2019 Jun 11;9(6):e026726. Epub 2019 Jun 11.

Institute for Technology Assessment, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2018-026726DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6576109PMC
June 2019

Long-term risk of hepatocellular carcinoma in HCV patients treated with direct acting antiviral agents.

Hepatology 2019 Jun 20. Epub 2019 Jun 20.

Center for Innovations in Quality, Effectiveness and Safety (IQuESt), Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Houston, Texas.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/hep.30823DOI Listing
June 2019

Reply to: "Prevalence and short-term mortality in a national US cohort with acute-on-chronic liver failure".

J Hepatol 2019 Jun 26. Epub 2019 Jun 26.

Section of Gastroenterology, Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Houston, TX Center, Houston, TX, USA; Center for Innovations in Quality, Effectiveness and Safety (IQuESt), Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Houston, TX, USA; Section of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jhep.2019.06.004DOI Listing
June 2019

Awareness of chronic viral hepatitis in the United States: An update from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey.

J Viral Hepat 2019 May 13;26(5):596-602. Epub 2019 Mar 13.

Section of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas.

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http://doi.wiley.com/10.1111/jvh.13060
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May 2019

Our New President-Hashem El-Serag, MD, MPH, AGAF.

Authors:
Fasiha Kanwal

Gastroenterology 2019 05;156(6):1914-1918

Section of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Baylor College of Medicine and Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Houston, Texas.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1053/j.gastro.2019.03.034DOI Listing
May 2019

Assessment of the Feasibility and Cost of Hepatitis C Elimination in Pakistan.

JAMA Netw Open 2019 May 3;2(5):e193613. Epub 2019 May 3.

Houston Veterans Affairs Health Services Research and Development Center of Excellence, Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Houston, Texas.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2019.3613DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6512462PMC
May 2019

Quality of Care Indicators in Patients with Acute Pancreatitis.

Dig Dis Sci 2019 May 31. Epub 2019 May 31.

Department of Medicine, Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center, 2002 Holcombe Blvd, Houston, TX, 77030, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10620-019-05674-8DOI Listing
May 2019

Development of Quality Measures in Cirrhosis by the Practice Metrics Committee of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases.

Hepatology 2019 Apr 12;69(4):1787-1797. Epub 2019 Mar 12.

Division of Gastroenterology and Transplantation Institute, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/hep.30489DOI Listing
April 2019

Prevalence and short-term mortality of acute-on-chronic liver failure: A national cohort study from the USA.

J Hepatol 2019 Apr 25;70(4):639-647. Epub 2018 Dec 25.

Section of Gastroenterology, Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Houston, TX Center, Houston, TX, USA; Center for Innovations in Quality, Effectiveness and Safety (IQuESt), Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Houston, TX, USA; Section of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jhep.2018.12.018DOI Listing
April 2019

Risk of Hepatocellular Cancer Recurrence in Hepatitis C Virus+ Patients Treated with Direct-Acting Antiviral Agents.

Dig Dis Sci 2019 Apr 30. Epub 2019 Apr 30.

Sections of Gastroenterology and Hepatology and Health Services Research, Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center and Baylor College of Medicine, 2002 Holcombe Blvd. (MS152), Houston, TX, 77030, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10620-019-05641-3DOI Listing
April 2019

Cost Effectiveness of Transplanting HCV-Infected Livers Into Uninfected Recipients With Preemptive Antiviral Therapy.

Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 2019 Mar 21;17(4):739-747.e8. Epub 2018 Aug 21.

Institute for Technology Assessment, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts; Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts; Liver Center and Gastrointestinal Division, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cgh.2018.08.042DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6382534PMC
March 2019

A Roadmap for Value-Based Payment Models Among Patients With Cirrhosis.

Hepatology 2019 Mar 22;69(3):1300-1305. Epub 2019 Feb 22.

Houston VA Health Services Research Center of Excellence, Houston, TX.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/hep.30277DOI Listing
March 2019

Design of the Texas Hepatocellular Carcinoma Consortium Cohort Study.

Am J Gastroenterol 2019 Mar;114(3):530-532

Section of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine and Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Houston, Texas, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.14309/ajg.0000000000000068DOI Listing
March 2019

Nutrition in Alcoholic Liver Disease: An Update.

Clin Liver Dis 2019 02;23(1):99-114

Section of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA; Center for Innovations in Quality, Effectiveness and Safety (IQuESt), Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA; Section of Health Services Research, Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cld.2018.09.012DOI Listing
February 2019

Project ECHO: The Specialist Will See You Now.

Hepatology 2018 12 12;68(6):2066-2068. Epub 2018 Nov 12.

Section of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Baylor College of Medicine and Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Houston, TX.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/hep.30187DOI Listing
December 2018

Risk of Hepatocellular Cancer in Patients With Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease.

Gastroenterology 2018 12 23;155(6):1828-1837.e2. Epub 2018 Aug 23.

Section of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Baylor College of Medicine and Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Houston, Texas; Center for Innovations in Quality, Effectiveness and Safety, Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Houston, Texas; Section of Health Services Research, Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1053/j.gastro.2018.08.024DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6279617PMC
December 2018

Validation of the Hepatocellular Carcinoma Early Detection Screening (HES) Algorithm in a Cohort of Veterans with Cirrhosis.

Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 2018 Dec 14. Epub 2018 Dec 14.

Houston VA Health Services Research and Development Service Center of Excellence, Houston, Texas, Section of Health Services Research, Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center, Houston, Texas, and Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cgh.2018.12.005DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6570589PMC
December 2018

Positive Predictive Value of International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision, Codes for Cirrhosis and Its Related Complications.

Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 2018 Oct 1;16(10):1677-1678. Epub 2018 Feb 1.

Houston Veterans Affairs Health Services Research & Development Center for Innovations, Quality, Effectiveness and Safety, Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center, Houston, Texas; Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cgh.2018.01.042DOI Listing
October 2018

Hepatology in a changing health care landscape: A call for health services research.

Hepatology 2018 09 13;68(3):1154-1162. Epub 2018 May 13.

Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Baylor College of Medicine.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/hep.29880DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6138583PMC
September 2018

Implementation of a Population-Based Cirrhosis Identification and Management System.

Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 2018 Aug 24;16(8):1182-1186.e2. Epub 2018 May 24.

Center for Innovation to Implementation, Palo Alto Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Palo Alto, California; Division of Primary Care and Population Health, Stanford University, Palo Alto, California.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cgh.2018.01.041DOI Listing
August 2018

Hepatocellular carcinoma screening is associated with survival benefit in silico but needs confirmation in an in vivo analysis.

Hepatology 2018 07 10;68(1):7-9. Epub 2018 May 10.

Section of Gastroenterology, Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Houston, TX.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/hep.29776DOI Listing
July 2018

Houston Consensus Conference on Testing for Helicobacter pylori Infection in the United States.

Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 2018 Jul 17;16(7):992-1002.e6. Epub 2018 Mar 17.

Department of Medicine, Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center, Houston, Texas; Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cgh.2018.03.013DOI Listing
July 2018

Patient-reported outcomes in cirrhosis: A scoping review of the literature.

Hepatology 2018 06 19;67(6):2375-2383. Epub 2018 Apr 19.

Division of Gastroenterology and Transplantation Institute, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/hep.29756DOI Listing
June 2018

Determinants and Outcomes of Hospice Utilization Among Patients with Advance-Staged Hepatocellular Carcinoma in a Veteran Affairs Population.

Dig Dis Sci 2018 05 5;63(5):1173-1181. Epub 2018 Mar 5.

Center of Innovation, Effectiveness and Quality, The Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center and Baylor College of Medicine, 2002 Holcombe Blvd. (MS152), Houston, TX, 77030, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10620-018-4989-4DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6010049PMC
May 2018

Cost-effectiveness and Decision Analysis in Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology: From Evidence to Informed Decision Making.

Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 2018 Apr 12;16(4):459-461. Epub 2017 Dec 12.

Department of Medicine, Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston Veterans Affairs Health Services Research, Development Center of Excellence, Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Houston, Texas.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cgh.2017.12.010DOI Listing
April 2018

Role of Age and Race in the Risk of Hepatocellular Carcinoma in Veterans With Hepatitis B Virus Infection.

Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 2018 02 1;16(2):252-259. Epub 2017 Sep 1.

Center of Innovation, Effectiveness and Quality, Sections of Health Services Research, Section of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Houston, Texas; Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas; Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Houston, Texas.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cgh.2017.08.042DOI Listing
February 2018

Cost Effectiveness of Pre- vs Post-Liver Transplant Hepatitis C Treatment With Direct-Acting Antivirals.

Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 2018 Jan 17;16(1):115-122.e10. Epub 2017 Jun 17.

Institute for Technology Assessment, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts; Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts; Liver Center and Gastrointestinal Division, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cgh.2017.06.024DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5733714PMC
January 2018

Obesity and Risk of Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease: A Comparison of Bioelectrical Impedance Analysis and Conventionally-Derived Anthropometric Measures.

Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 2017 12 20;15(12):1965-1967. Epub 2017 Jun 20.

Section of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Medicine, Houston, Texas; Dan L Duncan Comprehensive Cancer Center, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cgh.2017.06.030DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5693622PMC
December 2017

Anniversary Tribute From the Editors of Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology.

Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 2017 12 12;15(12):1823-1827. Epub 2017 Sep 12.

Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas; Michael E DeBakey VA Medical Center, Houston, Texas.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cgh.2017.09.015DOI Listing
December 2017

Reply to: "Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) in the absence of cirrhosis in patients with chronic hepatitis B virus infection".

J Hepatol 2017 10 19;67(4):886-887. Epub 2017 Jun 19.

Section of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, United States; Center of Innovation, Effectiveness and Quality, Michael E. DeBakey Veteran Affairs Medical Center, Houston, TX, United States; Section of Health Services Research, Section of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Michael E. DeBakey Veteran Affairs Medical Center, Houston, TX, United States.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jhep.2017.06.005DOI Listing
October 2017

Reply to: "Inappropriate use of FIB-4 index for cirrhosis detection in hepatocellular carcinoma patients".

J Hepatol 2017 10 19;67(4):884-885. Epub 2017 Jun 19.

Section of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, United States; Center of Innovation, Effectiveness and Quality, Michael E. DeBakey Veteran Affairs Medical Center, Houston, TX, United States; Section of Health Services Research, Section of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Michael E. DeBakey Veteran Affairs Medical Center, Houston, TX, United States.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jhep.2017.06.004DOI Listing
October 2017

Risk of Hepatocellular Cancer in HCV Patients Treated With Direct-Acting Antiviral Agents.

Gastroenterology 2017 10 19;153(4):996-1005.e1. Epub 2017 Jun 19.

Center for Innovations in Quality, Effectiveness and Safety (IQuESt), Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Houston, Texas; Section of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Baylor College of Medicine and Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Houston, Texas; Section of Health Services Research, Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1053/j.gastro.2017.06.012DOI Listing
October 2017

Adding to the evidence base: Effectiveness of hepatocellular carcinoma surveillance in clinical practice.

Hepatol Commun 2017 10 6;1(8):723-725. Epub 2017 Oct 6.

Houston VA Health Services Research Center of Excellence, Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Health Services Research and Gastroenterology Houston TX.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/hep4.1087DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5678918PMC
October 2017

Incidence and Determinants of Hepatocellular Carcinoma in Autoimmune Hepatitis: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis.

Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 2017 Aug 12;15(8):1207-1217.e4. Epub 2017 Feb 12.

Section of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas; Center for Innovations in Quality, Effectiveness, and Safety, Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Houston, Texas; Section of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Houston, Texas.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cgh.2017.02.006DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5522646PMC
August 2017

Trends in 30-Day and 1-Year Mortality Among Patients Hospitalized With Cirrhosis From 2004 to 2013.

Am J Gastroenterol 2017 Aug 13;112(8):1287-1297. Epub 2017 Jun 13.

Center for Innovations in Quality, Effectiveness and Safety (IQuESt), Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Houston, Texas, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/ajg.2017.175DOI Listing
August 2017

Hepatitis C and Risk of Nonhepatic Malignancies.

Clin Liver Dis 2017 08 22;21(3):543-554. Epub 2017 Apr 22.

Section of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, One Baylor Plaza, Houston, TX 77030, USA; Department of Medicine, Houston VA HSR&D Center for Innovations in Quality, Effectiveness and Safety, Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center, 2002 Holcombe Boulevard, Houston, TX 77030, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cld.2017.03.009DOI Listing
August 2017

Making a Great Journal Even Better.

Authors:
Fasiha Kanwal

Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 2017 07 15;15(7):966-968. Epub 2017 Apr 15.

Michael E. DeBakey VA and Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cgh.2017.04.013DOI Listing
July 2017

The Validity of HCC Diagnosis Codes in Chronic Hepatitis B Patients in the Veterans Health Administration.

Dig Dis Sci 2017 May 7;62(5):1180-1185. Epub 2017 Mar 7.

Center for Innovations in Quality, Effectiveness, and Safety (IQuESt), Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Baylor College of Medicine, 2002 Holcombe Blvd. (152), Houston, TX, 77030, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10620-017-4503-4DOI Listing
May 2017

Incidence of Hepatocellular Carcinoma in All 50 United States, From 2000 Through 2012.

Gastroenterology 2017 03 23;152(4):812-820.e5. Epub 2016 Nov 23.

Section of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas; Center for Innovations in Quality, Effectiveness, and Safety, Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center, Houston, Texas; Section of Health Services Research, Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas; Dan L Duncan Comprehensive Cancer Center, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas; Texas Medical Center Digestive Disease Center, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1053/j.gastro.2016.11.020DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5346030PMC
March 2017

Hepatocellular carcinoma in the absence of cirrhosis in patients with chronic hepatitis B virus infection.

J Hepatol 2017 02 28;66(2):355-362. Epub 2016 Sep 28.

Section of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, United States; Center of Innovation, Effectiveness and Quality, Michael E. DeBakey Veteran Affairs Medical Center, Houston, TX, United States; Section of Health Services Research, Section of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Michael E. DeBakey Veteran Affairs Medical Center, Houston, TX, United States.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jhep.2016.09.013DOI Listing
February 2017

Acculturation and Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease Risk Among Hispanics of Mexican Origin: Findings From the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey.

Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 2017 02 3;15(2):310-312. Epub 2016 Oct 3.

Section of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas; Dan L. Duncan Comprehensive Cancer Center, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cgh.2016.09.149DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5241175PMC
February 2017

Natural History of Untreated Hepatocellular Carcinoma in a US Cohort and the Role of Cancer Surveillance.

Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 2017 02 10;15(2):273-281.e1. Epub 2016 Aug 10.

Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Houston, Texas; Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas; Center of Innovation, Effectiveness and Quality, Sections of Health Services Research, Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Houston, Texas; Section of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Houston, Texas. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cgh.2016.07.033DOI Listing
February 2017

The Top Five Reasons You Should Publish in Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology.

Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 2017 02 29;15(2):164-165. Epub 2016 Nov 29.

Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cgh.2016.11.020DOI Listing
February 2017

Global epidemiology and burden of HCV infection and HCV-related disease.

Nat Rev Gastroenterol Hepatol 2017 02 7;14(2):122-132. Epub 2016 Dec 7.

Section of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, 7200 Cambridge Street, Suite 10C, Houston, Texas, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/nrgastro.2016.176DOI Listing
February 2017

Shiftwork Is Not Associated with Increased Risk of NAFLD: Findings from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey.

Dig Dis Sci 2017 02 19;62(2):526-533. Epub 2016 Dec 19.

Section of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, One Baylor Plaza, Houston, TX, 77030, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10620-016-4401-1DOI Listing
February 2017

Role of Non-hepatic Medical Comorbidity and Functional Limitations in Predicting Mortality in Patients with HCV.

Dig Dis Sci 2017 01 21;62(1):76-83. Epub 2016 Sep 21.

Section of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center and Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10620-016-4303-2DOI Listing
January 2017

Effectiveness of surveillance for hepatocellular carcinoma in clinical practice: A United States cohort.

J Hepatol 2016 12 29;65(6):1148-1154. Epub 2016 Jul 29.

Section of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, USA; Effectiveness and Quality (iQuEST), Baylor College of Medicine and Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Houston, TX, USA.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5322857PMC
December 2016

Risk and Predictors of Variceal Bleeding in Cirrhosis Patients Receiving Primary Prophylaxis With Non-Selective Beta-Blockers.

Am J Gastroenterol 2016 12 27;111(12):1778-1787. Epub 2016 Sep 27.

Section of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Baylor College of Medicine and Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Houston, Texas, USA.

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December 2016

Prediction Models for Gastrointestinal and Liver Diseases: Too Many Developed, Too Few Validated.

Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 2016 12 27;14(12):1678-1680. Epub 2016 Aug 27.

Section of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas; Center for Innovations in Quality, Effectiveness and Safety, Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Houston, Texas.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cgh.2016.08.026DOI Listing
December 2016

Hepatitis C Disease Burden in the United States in the era of oral direct-acting antivirals.

Hepatology 2016 11 1;64(5):1442-1450. Epub 2016 Jun 1.

Houston Veterans Affairs Health Services Research and Development Center of Excellence, Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5035714PMC
November 2016

Collaborative Care for Depression in Chronic Hepatitis C Clinics.

Psychiatr Serv 2016 10 1;67(10):1076-1082. Epub 2016 Jul 1.

Dr. Kanwal, Dr. Tavakoli-Tabasi, Ms. Smith, and Dr. Sansgiry are with the Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs (VA) Medical Center, Houston, Texas. Dr. Kanwal is also with the Sections of Gastroenterology and Hepatology and Dr. Tavakoli-Tabasi is also with the Section of Infectious Diseases, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston. Dr. Pyne and Ms. Storay are with Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System, where Dr. Pyne is with the Center for Mental Health Outcomes Research and Ms. Storay is with the Section of Hepatology. Dr. Pyne is also with the Psychiatric Research Institute, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock. Ms. Nicholson and Dr. Dieckgraefe are with the Sections of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, John Cochran VA Medical Center, Saint Louis, Missouri. Dr. Goetz is with the Section of Infectious Diseases, VA Greater Los Angeles Veterans Healthcare System and David Geffen School of Medicine at University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles. Dr. Gifford is with the Department of Health Policy and Management and the Department of Medicine, Boston University, Boston. Dr. Asch is with the Center for Innovation to Implementation, VA Palo Alto Health Care System, Palo Alto, California, and with the Division of General Medical Disciplines, Stanford University, Palo Alto.

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October 2016

Early outpatient follow-up and 30-day outcomes in patients hospitalized with cirrhosis.

Hepatology 2016 08 28;64(2):569-81. Epub 2016 Apr 28.

Center for Innovations in Quality, Effectiveness and Safety (IQuESt), Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Houston, TX.

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August 2016

Race and Gender Differences in the Use of Direct Acting Antiviral Agents for Hepatitis C Virus.

Clin Infect Dis 2016 08 30;63(3):291-9. Epub 2016 Apr 30.

Center for Innovation to Implementation (Ci2i): Fostering High Value Care, VA Palo Alto Healthcare System, and Stanford, California.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/cid/ciw249DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6276931PMC
August 2016

Risk of hepatocellular carcinoma after sustained virological response in Veterans with hepatitis C virus infection.

Hepatology 2016 07 19;64(1):130-7. Epub 2016 Apr 19.

Center for Innovations in Quality, Effectiveness, and Safety, Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Houston, TX.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4917456PMC
July 2016

Communication and trust: Critically important to eliminate disparities in liver transplantation.

Liver Transpl 2016 07;22(7):881-3

Center for Innovations in Quality, Effectiveness and Safety, Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Houston, TX.

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July 2016

Statins Are Underutilized in Patients with Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease and Dyslipidemia.

Dig Dis Sci 2016 06 26;61(6):1714-20. Epub 2015 Dec 26.

Section of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA.

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June 2016

Quality of Care in the Cirrhotic Patient.

Clin Transl Gastroenterol 2016 Apr 21;7:e166. Epub 2016 Apr 21.

Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center, Houston, Texas, USA.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4855166PMC
April 2016

Reply.

Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 2016 Mar 10;14(3):487-8. Epub 2015 Dec 10.

Section of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Baylor College of Medicine, Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Houston, Texas; Center for Innovations in Quality, Effectiveness and Safety, Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Houston, Texas; Section of Health Services Research, Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas; Texas Medical Center Digestive Disease Center, Houston, Texas; Dan L. Duncan Cancer Center, Houston, Texas.

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March 2016

Efficacy of Psychosocial Interventions in Inducing and Maintaining Alcohol Abstinence in Patients With Chronic Liver Disease: A Systematic Review.

Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 2016 Feb 6;14(2):191-202.e1-4; quiz e20. Epub 2015 Aug 6.

Section of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Baylor College of Medicine and Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Houston, Texas; Center for Innovations in Quality, Effectiveness and Safety (IQuESt), Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Houston, Texas; Section of Health Services Research, Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, and Texas Medical Center Digestive Disease Center, Houston, Texas; Dan L. Duncan Cancer Center, Houston, Texas. Electronic address:

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4805368PMC
February 2016

Trends in the Burden of Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease in a United States Cohort of Veterans.

Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 2016 Feb 17;14(2):301-8.e1-2. Epub 2015 Aug 17.

Center for Innovations in Quality, Effectiveness and Safety (IQuESt), Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Houston, Texas; Section of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Baylor College of Medicine and Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Houston, Texas; Section of Health Services Research, Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4918764PMC
February 2016

Hepatocellular Carcinoma in the Absence of Cirrhosis in United States Veterans is Associated With Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease.

Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 2016 Jan 18;14(1):124-31.e1. Epub 2015 Jul 18.

Center of Innovation, Effectiveness and Quality, Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Houston, Texas; Sections of Health Services Research, Section of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Houston, Texas.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4690789PMC
January 2016

The Updated Model: An Adjusted Serum Alpha-Fetoprotein-Based Algorithm for Hepatocellular Carcinoma Detection With Hepatitis C Virus-Related Cirrhosis.

Gastroenterology 2015 Dec 28;149(7):1986-7. Epub 2015 Oct 28.

Section of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center, Houston, Texas; Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1053/j.gastro.2015.10.004DOI Listing
December 2015

Pay for Performance in Chronic Liver Disease.

Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 2015 Nov 8;13(12):2042-7. Epub 2015 Jul 8.

Department of Gastroenterology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas.

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November 2015

The Art and Science of Managing Liver Disease.

Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 2015 Nov 29;13(12):2029-30. Epub 2015 Aug 29.

Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas.

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November 2015

Why We Should Be Willing to Pay for Hepatitis C Treatment.

Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 2015 Oct 16;13(10):1711-3. Epub 2015 Jun 16.

Houston Veterans Affairs Health Services Research and Development Center of Excellence, Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Houston, Texas; Department of Medicine, Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4575858PMC
October 2015

Qualitative analysis of patient-centered decision attributes associated with initiating hepatitis C treatment.

BMC Gastroenterol 2015 Oct 1;15:124. Epub 2015 Oct 1.

VA HSR&D Center for Innovations in Quality, Effectiveness & Safety, Michael E DeBakey VA Medical Center, 2002 Holcombe Boulevard, Houston, TX, 77030, USA.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4591706PMC
October 2015

Relevance of low testosterone to non-alcoholic fatty liver disease.

Cardiovasc Endocrinol 2015 Sep;4(3):83-89

Division of Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism, Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center (MEDVAMC) and Baylor College of Medicine (BCM), Houston, TX ; Center for Translational Research on Inflammatory Diseases (CTRID), MEDVAMC, Houston, TX ; Dan L. Duncan Cancer Center, BCM, Houston, TX ; Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, BCM, Houston, TX ; Huffington Center on Aging, BCM, Houston, TX.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4577238PMC
September 2015

Coffee and Caffeine Are Associated With Decreased Risk of Advanced Hepatic Fibrosis Among Patients With Hepatitis C.

Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 2015 Aug 14;13(8):1521-31.e3. Epub 2015 Mar 14.

Section of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center and Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas; Section of Health Services Research, Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center and Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas. Electronic address:

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August 2015

Genetic Variants in Interleukin-28B Are Associated with Diabetes and Diabetes-Related Complications in Patients with Chronic Hepatitis C Virus Infection.

Dig Dis Sci 2015 Jul 8;60(7):2030-7. Epub 2015 Feb 8.

Clinical Epidemiology and Comparative Effectiveness Program, Section of Health Services Research (IQuESt), Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA.

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July 2015

Decreasing mortality in patients hospitalized with cirrhosis.

Authors:
Fasiha Kanwal

Gastroenterology 2015 May 21;148(5):897-900. Epub 2015 Mar 21.

Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas. Electronic address:

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May 2015

Response to Li et al.

Am J Gastroenterol 2015 May;110(5):774

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

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May 2015

Surveillance for hepatocellular carcinoma: can we focus on the mission?

Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 2015 Apr 22;13(4):805-7. Epub 2014 Dec 22.

Veterans Health Administration Office of Public Health, Washington DC VA Medical Center, and George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Washington, DC.

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April 2015

Temporal trends of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease-related hepatocellular carcinoma in the veteran affairs population.

Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 2015 Mar 19;13(3):594-601.e1. Epub 2014 Aug 19.

Center of Innovation, Effectiveness and Quality, Sections of Health Services Research, Section of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Houston, Texas.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4333060PMC
March 2015

Use of Hy's Law, R criteria, and nR criteria to predict acute liver failure or transplantation in patients with drug-induced liver injury.

Gastroenterology 2015 Feb 19;148(2):452. Epub 2014 Dec 19.

Section of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, Baylor/St. Luke's Liver Center, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas.

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February 2015

Clinical outcomes of hepatitis B virus coinfection in a United States cohort of hepatitis C virus-infected patients.

Hepatology 2014 Dec 29;60(6):1871-8. Epub 2014 Oct 29.

Translational Biology and Molecular Medicine Program, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4245372PMC
December 2014

Primary prophylaxis of variceal bleeding.

Gastroenterol Clin North Am 2014 Dec 22;43(4):783-94. Epub 2014 Sep 22.

Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, 6620 Main St., Houston, TX 77030, USA; Center for Innovations in Quality, Effectiveness, and Safety (IQuESt), Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Houston, TX, USA. Electronic address:

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December 2014

Improving quality of health care for patients with cirrhosis.

Gastroenterology 2014 Dec 25;147(6):1204-7. Epub 2014 Oct 25.

Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota.

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December 2014

Quality of care assessment in chronic liver disease.

Authors:
Fasiha Kanwal

Clin Liver Dis (Hoboken) 2014 Dec 20;4(6):149-152. Epub 2015 Jan 20.

Center for Innovations in Quality, Effectiveness and Safety (IQuESt), Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Houston, TX; the Section of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine and Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Houston, TX; and the Section of Health Services Research, Department of Medicine Baylor College of Medicine Houston TX.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6448758PMC
December 2014

New diagnosis of chronic pancreatitis: risk of missing an underlying pancreatic cancer.

Am J Gastroenterol 2014 Nov 7;109(11):1824-30. Epub 2014 Oct 7.

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

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November 2014

Sex hormone pathway gene polymorphisms are associated with risk of advanced hepatitis C-related liver disease in males.

Int J Mol Epidemiol Genet 2014 22;5(3):164-76. Epub 2014 Oct 22.

Center for Translational Research on Inflammatory Diseases (CTRID), Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center Houston, TX, USA ; Section of Endocrinology, Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center and Baylor College of Medicine Houston, TX, USA.

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November 2014

Racial differences in the progression to cirrhosis and hepatocellular carcinoma in HCV-infected veterans.

Am J Gastroenterol 2014 Sep 29;109(9):1427-35. Epub 2014 Jul 29.

1] Center for Innovations in Quality, Effectiveness and Safety (IQuESt), Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Houston, Texas, USA [2] Section of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine and Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Houston, Texas, USA.

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September 2014

Hepatitis C virus infection and coronary artery disease risk: a systematic review of the literature.

Dig Dis Sci 2014 Jul 4;59(7):1586-93. Epub 2014 Jun 4.

Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA, USA,

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July 2014

The quality of care provided to patients with varices in the department of Veterans Affairs.

Am J Gastroenterol 2014 Jul;109(7):934-40

1] Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Houston, Texas, USA [2] Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA.

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July 2014