Publications by authors named "Ibrahim Hanouneh"

61Publications

Fibroblast growth factor (FGF)-21 based therapies: A magic bullet for nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD)?

Expert Opin Investig Drugs 2020 Feb 22;29(2):197-204. Epub 2020 Jan 22.

Department of Hepatology, Texas Liver Institute, University of Texas Health San Antonio (UTHSA), San Antonio, TX, USA.

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February 2020

Hepatocellular carcinoma surveillance in the 21st century: Saving lives or causing harm?

Clin Mol Hepatol 2019 09 4;25(3):264-269. Epub 2019 Mar 4.

Division of Digestive and Liver Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine, UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX, USA.

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September 2019

Accuracy of Noninvasive Fibrosis Scores in Predicting the Presence of Fibrosis in Patients after Liver Transplantation.

Exp Clin Transplant 2018 10 26;16(5):562-567. Epub 2017 Sep 26.

From the Department of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio, USA.

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October 2018

Bleeding esophageal varices: Who should receive a shunt?

Cleve Clin J Med 2017 Mar;84(3):199-201

Minnesota Gastroenterology, Minneapolis, MN, USA.

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March 2017

Ohio solid organ transplantation consortium criteria for liver transplantation in patients with alcoholic liver disease.

World J Hepatol 2016 Sep;8(27):1149-1154

Kaveh Hajifathalian, Mohamad A Hanouneh, Department of Internal Medicine, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH 44195, United States.

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September 2016

The use of tacrolimus in refractory autoimmune hepatitis in children and adults: a single center experience.

Scand J Gastroenterol 2017 02 27;52(2):157-158. Epub 2016 Sep 27.

c Department of Medicine , Cleveland Clinic Foundation , Cleveland , OH , USA.

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February 2017

Sofosbuvir/Ledipasvir Without Ribavirin Achieved High Sustained Virologic Response for Hepatitis C Recurrence After Liver Transplantation: Two-Center Experience.

Transplantation 2017 05;101(5):996-1000

1 Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Digestive Disease Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH. 2 Department of Tropical Medicine and Hepatology, Mansoura University, Faculty of Medicine, Mansoura, Egypt. 3 Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary and Transplant Surgery, Digestive Disease Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH. 4 Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Cleveland Clinic Florida, Weston, FL.

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May 2017

Survival outcomes scores (SOFT, BAR, and Pedi-SOFT) are accurate in predicting post-liver transplant survival in adolescents.

Pediatr Transplant 2016 Sep 31;20(6):807-12. Epub 2016 Jul 31.

Department of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH, USA.

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September 2016

A female liver transplant recipient asks: Can I become pregnant?

Cleve Clin J Med 2016 Jul;83(7):498-9

Minnesota Gastroenterology, P.A., Minneapolis, MN, USA. E-mail:

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July 2016

A guide to managing acute liver failure.

Cleve Clin J Med 2016 Jun;83(6):453-62

Minnesota Gastroenterology, P.A., Minneapolis, MN, USA. E-mail:

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June 2016

In Reply: Wilson disease.

Cleve Clin J Med 2016 06;83(6):406-7

Minnesota Gastroenterology, P.A., Minneapolis, MN, USA.

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June 2016

Malnutrition: laboratory markers vs nutritional assessment.

Gastroenterol Rep (Oxf) 2016 Nov 11;4(4):272-280. Epub 2016 May 11.

Department of Gastroenterology/Hepatology, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH, USA.

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November 2016

Predictors of mortality after transjugular portosystemic shunt.

World J Hepatol 2016 Apr;8(11):520-9

Mona Ascha, Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH 44195, United States.

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April 2016

Should perioperative immunonutrition for elective surgery be the current standard of care?

Gastroenterol Rep (Oxf) 2016 May 14;4(2):87-95. Epub 2016 Apr 14.

Center for Human Nutrition, the Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH, USA

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May 2016

Metabolomics studies identify novel diagnostic and prognostic indicators in patients with alcoholic hepatitis.

World J Hepatol 2016 Apr;8(10):499-508

Mona Ascha, Mustafa S Ascha, Nizar N Zein, Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH 44195, United States.

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April 2016

Sonic hedgehog signaling in hepatocellular carcinoma: A pilot study.

Mol Clin Oncol 2016 Mar 14;4(3):369-374. Epub 2016 Jan 14.

Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Digestive Disease Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA.

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March 2016

A tale of two sisters with liver disease.

Cleve Clin J Med 2016 Feb;83(2):109-15

Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Digestive Disease Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH, USA. E-mail:

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February 2016

Management of immunosuppressant agents following liver transplantation: Less is more.

World J Hepatol 2016 Jan;8(3):148-61

Mustafa S Ascha, Mona L Ascha, Ibrahim A Hanouneh, Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Digestive Disease Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH 44195, United States.

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January 2016

Characterization of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) in non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) patients without cirrhosis.

Hepatol Int 2016 Jul 11;10(4):632-9. Epub 2015 Nov 11.

Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Digestive Disease Institute, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, 9500 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH, 44195, USA.

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July 2016

Common infectious complications of liver transplant.

Cleve Clin J Med 2015 Nov;82(11):773-84

Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH, USA. E-mail:

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November 2015

A Preponderance of Polyps: Sequelae of Familial Adenomatous Polyposis.

ACG Case Rep J 2015 Oct 9;3(1):11-2. Epub 2015 Oct 9.

Medicine Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH ; Digestive Disease Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH.

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October 2015

Liver Transplant in Young Adults with Chronic Hepatitis C Virus: An Argument for Hepatitis C Treatment in Childhood.

Exp Clin Transplant 2016 Apr 14;14(2):201-6. Epub 2015 Oct 14.

From the Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology and Digestive Disease Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH, USA.

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April 2016

Liver transplantation for nonalcoholic steatohepatitis in young patients.

Transpl Int 2016 Apr;29(4):418-24

Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology and Digestive Disease Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH, USA.

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April 2016

Isoprene in the Exhaled Breath is a Novel Biomarker for Advanced Fibrosis in Patients with Chronic Liver Disease: A Pilot Study.

Clin Transl Gastroenterol 2015 Sep 17;6:e112. Epub 2015 Sep 17.

Department of Pathobiology, Lerner Research Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio, USA.

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September 2015

Immunonutrition in patients undergoing liver transplantation: Too premature to draw conclusions.

Hepatology 2016 May 6;63(5):1741-2. Epub 2015 Oct 6.

Center for Human Nutrition, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH.

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May 2016

In Reply: Alcoholic hepatitis: An important consideration.

Cleve Clin J Med 2015 Jun;82(6):335-6

Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Digestive Disease Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH, USA.

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June 2015

Alcoholic hepatitis: Challenges in diagnosis and management.

Cleve Clin J Med 2015 Apr;82(4):226-36

Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Digestive Disease Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH, USA.

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April 2015

Genetics and hepatitis C: it's good to be 'CC'.

Cleve Clin J Med 2015 Feb;82(2):97-104

Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Digestive Disease Institute, Cleveland Clinic.

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February 2015

An unusual cause of gastrointestinal bleeding and encephalopathy in an elderly woman.

Gastroenterology 2014 Jul 27;147(1):e9-e11. Epub 2014 May 27.

Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio, United States.

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July 2014

Impact of pretransplant rifaximin therapy on early post-liver transplant infections.

Liver Transpl 2014 May 26;20(5):544-51. Epub 2014 Mar 26.

Departments of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Digestive Disease Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH.

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May 2014

Ascites in a 42-year-old woman.

Cleve Clin J Med 2013 Dec;80(12):771-6

Department of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Respiratory Institute, Cleveland Clinic.

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December 2013

Analysis of breath volatile organic compounds as a noninvasive tool to diagnose nonalcoholic fatty liver disease in children.

Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 2014 Jan;26(1):82-7

Departments of aPediatric Gastroenterology and Hepatology bQuantitative Health Sciences cDepartment of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Digestive Disease Institute dDepartment of Pathobiology, Lerner Research Institute eDepartment of Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Medicine, Respiratory Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio, USA.

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January 2014

The breathprints in patients with liver disease identify novel breath biomarkers in alcoholic hepatitis.

Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 2014 Mar 10;12(3):516-23. Epub 2013 Sep 10.

Department of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine/Respiratory Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio. Electronic address:

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March 2014

New-onset gastrointestinal polyposis.

Gastroenterology 2013 Oct 23;145(4):e9-e10. Epub 2013 Aug 23.

Department of Internal Medicine, Medicine Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio.

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October 2013

Three-dimensional print of a liver for preoperative planning in living donor liver transplantation.

Liver Transpl 2013 Dec 21;19(12):1304-10. Epub 2013 Oct 21.

Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Digestive Disease Institute, Cleveland, OH.

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December 2013

Recurrent upper gastrointestinal bleeding masquerading as gastric variceal bleeding on endoscopy after liver transplantation.

Liver Transpl 2013 Aug 25;19(8):926-8. Epub 2013 Jul 25.

Departments of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Digestive Disease Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH.

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August 2013

Unusual cause of bleeding in liver cirrhosis patient.

QJM 2013 Jul 11;106(7):689-91. Epub 2012 Aug 11.

Digestive Disease Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH, USA.

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July 2013

Safety of cardiac surgery for patients with cirrhosis and Child-Pugh scores less than 8.

Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 2012 May 28;10(5):535-9. Epub 2011 Dec 28.

Department of Internal Medicine, The Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA.

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May 2012

A 25-year-old man with very high alkaline phosphatase.

Cleve Clin J Med 2011 Dec;78(12):793-800

Department of Internal Medicine, Cleveland Clinic, OH 44195, USA.

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December 2011

Risk of colonic neoplasia after liver transplantation for primary sclerosing cholangitis.

Inflamm Bowel Dis 2012 Feb 18;18(2):269-74. Epub 2011 Mar 18.

Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA.

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February 2012

Monitoring peripheral blood CD4+ adenosine triphosphate activity in recurrent hepatitis C and its correlation to fibrosis progression.

Liver Transpl 2010 Feb;16(2):155-62

Department of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA.

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February 2010

A 35-year-old Asian man with jaundice and markedly high aminotransferase levels.

Cleve Clin J Med 2009 Aug;76(8):449-56

Department of General Internal Medicine, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA.

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August 2009

Diabetes mellitus is associated with impaired response to antiviral therapy in chronic hepatitis C infection.

Dig Dis Sci 2009 Dec;54(12):2699-705

Avera Center for Liver Disease, Transplant Institute, Sanford School of Medicine, University of South Dakota, 1001 East 21st Street, Suite 303, Sioux Falls, South Dakota 57105, USA.

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December 2009

Clinical significance of metabolic syndrome in the setting of chronic hepatitis C virus infection.

Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 2008 May;6(5):584-9

Department of Internal Medicine, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA.

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May 2008