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Elevated serum alkaline phosphatase · generalized pruritus · Dx?

J Fam Pract 2018 02;67(2):E12-E14

Department of Medicine, Metropolitan Hospital Center, New York, NY, USA.

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February 2018

The pruritus of cholestasis: From bile acids to opiate agonists: Relevant after all these years.

Authors:
Nora V Bergasa

Med Hypotheses 2018 Jan 6;110:86-89. Epub 2017 Nov 6.

H + H, Metropolitan, PAGNY, NY, United States; New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY, United States. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.mehy.2017.11.002DOI Listing
January 2018

Assessment of the Visual Analogue Score in the Evaluation of the Pruritus of Cholestasis.

J Clin Transl Hepatol 2017 Sep 7;5(3):203-207. Epub 2017 Jul 7.

Department of Gastroenterology and Liver Diseases, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.14218/JCTH.2017.00001DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5606966PMC
September 2017

 Hispanic ethnicity is associated with increased morbidity and mortality in patients with alcoholic liver disease.

Ann Hepatol 2017 Jan-Feb 2017;16(1):169-171

* Department of Medicine, Metropolitan Hospital Center, New York and New York Medical College, Valhalla, New York, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5604/16652681.1226956DOI Listing
February 2017

The pruritus of cholestasis: facts.

Authors:
Nora V Bergasa

Hepatology 2015 Jun 13;61(6):2114. Epub 2015 Apr 13.

Department of Medicine, Metropolitan Hospital Center and New York Medical College, New York, NY.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/hep.27582DOI Listing
June 2015

Hepatocellular carcinoma in a patient with chronic lymphocytic leukaemia involving the liver.

BMJ Case Rep 2014 Sep 30;2014. Epub 2014 Sep 30.

Department of Medicine, Metropolitan Hospital Center, New York and New York Medical College, Valhalla, New York, USA Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Metropolitan Hospital Center, New York, USA.

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http://casereports.bmj.com/cgi/doi/10.1136/bcr-2014-205634
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bcr-2014-205634DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4180543PMC
September 2014

Acute cytomegalovirus hepatitis in an immunocompetent host.

BMJ Case Rep 2013 Nov 25;2013. Epub 2013 Nov 25.

Department of Medicine, Metropolitan Hospital Center, New York and New York Medical College, Valhalla, New York, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bcr-2013-201939DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3847593PMC
November 2013

Sleep-Wake profiles in patients with primary biliary cirrhosis.

Liver Int 2013 Feb 22;33(2):203-9. Epub 2012 Nov 22.

Department of Medicine, University of Padova, Padova, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/liv.12026DOI Listing
February 2013

Hepatic Methionine-enkephalin may interfere with response to antiviral therapy in chronic hepatitis C.

Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 2012 Apr;24(4):427-30

Department of Surgical and Gastroenterological Sciences, University of Padova, Padova, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/MEG.0b013e3283509197DOI Listing
April 2012

The itch of liver disease.

Authors:
Nora V Bergasa

Semin Cutan Med Surg 2011 Jun;30(2):93-8

Department of Medicine, Metropolitan Hospital Center, New York, NY 10029, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.sder.2011.04.009DOI Listing
June 2011

Lysophosphatidic acid and atotaxin in patients with cholestasis and pruritus: Fine biology, anticipated discernme.

Authors:
Nora V Bergasa

Ann Hepatol 2010 Oct-Dec;9(4):475-9

Department of Medicine, Metropolitan Hospital Center, New York, USA.

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February 2011

Serum concentrations of substance P in cholestasis.

Ann Hepatol 2010 Apr-Jun;9(2):177-80

State University of New York, Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, New York, USA.

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September 2010

Hepatic expression of endocannabinoid receptors and their novel polymorphisms in primary biliary cirrhosis.

J Gastroenterol 2010 ;45(1):68-76

Department of Surgical and Gastroenterological Sciences, University of Padua, Via Giustiniani, 2, 35128 Padua, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00535-009-0122-yDOI Listing
April 2010

Prevalence of hepatitis C virus infection in patients with cardiomyopathy.

Ann Hepatol 2009 Apr-Jun;8(2):113-5

Kings County Hospital Center, New York, New York, USA.

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September 2009

Primary biliary cirrhosis.

Hepatology 2009 Jul;50(1):291-308

Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA.

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http://doi.wiley.com/10.1002/hep.22906
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/hep.22906DOI Listing
July 2009

Human hepatic met-enkephalin and delta opioid receptor-1 immunoreactivities in viral and autoimmune hepatitis.

Ann Hepatol 2008 Jul-Sep;7(3):221-6

Department of Medicine, State University of New York, Downstate, USA.

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January 2009

A study of the mu opioid receptor gene polymorphism A118G in patients with primary biliary cirrhosis with and without pruritus.

Acta Derm Venereol 2008 ;88(4):323-6

Department of Medicine, State University of New York at Downstate, Brooklyn, New York, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2340/00015555-0436DOI Listing
November 2008

Itch in primary biliary cirrhosis: a patients' perspective.

Acta Derm Venereol 2008 ;88(1):34-7

Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Medical Center, New York, NY, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2340/00015555-0350DOI Listing
June 2008

Liver derived endogenous opioids may interfere with the therapeutic effect of interferon in chronic hepatitis C.

Med Hypotheses 2008 9;70(3):556-9. Epub 2007 Aug 9.

Woodhull Medical and Mental Health Center, Department of Medicine, 760 Broadway, Brooklyn, NY 11206, United States.

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https://linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S03069877070044
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.mehy.2007.06.022DOI Listing
May 2008

Hepatitis C associated cardiomyopathy: potential pathogenic mechanisms and clinical implications.

Med Sci Monit 2008 May;14(5):RA55-63

Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA.

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May 2008

Pruritus in primary biliary cirrhosis: pathogenesis and therapy.

Authors:
Nora V Bergasa

Clin Liver Dis 2008 May;12(2):385-406; x

Woodhull Medical and Mental Health Center, Department of Medicine, 760 Broadway, Brooklyn, NY 11026, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cld.2008.02.013DOI Listing
May 2008

Healing of leg ulcers associated with transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt in decompensated cirrhosis: case series of a possible hepatodermal syndrome.

Gastroenterol Hepatol (N Y) 2008 Mar;4(3):211-4

Dr. El Younis serves as Chief of the Division of Gastroenterology at Brookdale University Hospital and Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine at State University of New York (SUNY) Downstate Medical Center in Brooklyn, New York. Dr. Bergasa serves as Deputy Chief of Medicine at Woodhull Medical & Mental Health Center in Brooklyn, New York, and Professor of Medicine at SUNY Downstate.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3088300PMC
March 2008

Update on the treatment of the pruritus of cholestasis.

Authors:
Nora V Bergasa

Clin Liver Dis 2008 Feb;12(1):219-34, x

State University of New York at Downstate, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cld.2007.11.009DOI Listing
February 2008

Gabapentin in patients with the pruritus of cholestasis: a double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled trial.

Hepatology 2006 Nov;44(5):1317-23

State University of New York at Downstate, Brooklyn, NY, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/hep.21370DOI Listing
November 2006

A novel multidrug-resistance protein 2 gene mutation identifies a subgroup of patients with primary biliary cirrhosis and pruritus.

Hepatology 2006 May;43(5):1152-4

Department of Surgical and Gastroenterological Sciences, University of Padova, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/hep.21165DOI Listing
May 2006

Medical palliation of the jaundiced patient with pruritus.

Authors:
Nora V Bergasa

Gastroenterol Clin North Am 2006 Mar;35(1):113-23

Department of Medicine, State University of New York at Downstate, 451 Clarkson Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11203, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.gtc.2005.12.008DOI Listing
March 2006

The delta opioid receptor 1 is expressed by proliferating bile ductules in rats with cholestasis: implications for the study of liver regeneration and malignant transformation of biliary epithelium.

Med Hypotheses 2005 25;65(6):1099-105. Epub 2005 Aug 25.

Division of Hepatology and Department of Pathology, State University of New York at Downstate and Kings County Hospital Center, 450 Clarkson Avenue, Box 50, Brooklyn, NY 11203, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.mehy.2005.06.019DOI Listing
January 2006

Acute Hepatitis in Malaria.

Gastroenterol Hepatol (N Y) 2006 Jan;2(1):35-38

Sardar Patel Medical College Bikaner, India.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5307259PMC
January 2006

The pruritus of cholestasis.

Authors:
Nora V Bergasa

J Hepatol 2005 Dec 6;43(6):1078-88. Epub 2005 Oct 6.

Division of Hepatology, State University of New York at Downstate, Box 50, Brooklyn, NY 11203, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jhep.2005.09.004DOI Listing
December 2005

Aerobic exercise: a potential therapeutic intervention for patients with liver disease.

Med Hypotheses 2004 ;62(6):935-41

Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, 630 W 168 Street, P&S 10-508 New York, NY 10032, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.mehy.2003.12.041DOI Listing
December 2004

Treatment of the Pruritus of Cholestasis.

Authors:
Nora V Bergasa

Curr Treat Options Gastroenterol 2004 Dec;7(6):501-508

Division of Hepatology, State University of New York, Downstate Medical Center, Box 50, Brooklyn, NY, 11203, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11938-004-0009-1DOI Listing
December 2004

Primary biliary cirrhosis: report of a focus study group.

Hepatology 2004 Oct;40(4):1013-20

State University of New York, Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY 11203, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/hep.20446DOI Listing
October 2004

A study of bile acids as opioid receptor ligands in rat brain membranes.

Neurosci Lett 2004 Mar;358(1):68-70

Division of Digestive and Liver Diseases, College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University, 630 West 168th Street, P & S 10-508, New York, NY 10032, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.neulet.2003.12.103DOI Listing
March 2004

Pruritus in chronic liver disease: mechanisms and treatment.

Authors:
Nora V Bergasa

Curr Gastroenterol Rep 2004 Feb;6(1):10-6

Division of Digestive and Liver Diseases, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, 630 West 168th Street, P&S 10- 508, New York, NY 10032, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11894-004-0020-7DOI Listing
February 2004

An approach to the management of the pruritus of cholestasis.

Authors:
Nora V Bergasa

Clin Liver Dis 2004 Feb;8(1):55-66, vi

Division of Digestive and Liver Diseases, College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University, P & S 10-508, 630 West 168 Street, New York, NY 10032, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S1089-3261(03)00128-4DOI Listing
February 2004

Pruritus and fatigue in primary biliary cirrhosis.

Authors:
Nora V Bergasa

Clin Liver Dis 2003 Nov;7(4):879-900

Division of Digestive and Liver Diseases, College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University, 630 West 168th Street, P & S 10-508, New York, NY 10032, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/s1089-3261(03)00105-3DOI Listing
November 2003

The cannabinoid agonist WIN 55, 212-2 increases nociception threshold in cholestatic rats: implications for the treatment of the pruritus of cholestasis.

Life Sci 2003 Oct;73(21):2741-7

Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Medical Center, New York, NY, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/s0024-3205(03)00668-4DOI Listing
October 2003

Studying pruritus in the 21st century.

Authors:
Nora V Bergasa

Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 2003 Jul;1(4):249-51

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July 2003

Hepatic Met-enkephalin immunoreactivity is enhanced in primary biliary cirrhosis.

Liver 2002 Apr;22(2):107-13

Division of Gastroenterology and Liver Disease, Beth Israel Medical Center, New York, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1034/j.1600-0676.2002.01458.xDOI Listing
April 2002