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2020

Underutilization of Hospice in Inpatients with Cirrhosis: The NACSELD Experience

O’Leary, J. G., Tandon, P., Reddy, K. R., Biggins, S. W., Wong, F., Kamath, P. S., Garcia-Tsao, G., Maliakkal, B., Lai, J., Fallon, M., Vargas, H. E., Thuluvath, P., Subramanian, R., Thacker, L. R. & Bajaj, J. S., Jan 1 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : Digestive Diseases and Sciences.

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2019

A novel KDM5A/MPC-1 signaling pathway promotes pancreatic cancer progression via redirecting mitochondrial pyruvate metabolism

Cui, J., Quan, M., Xie, D., Gao, Y., Guha, S., Fallon, M. B., Chen, J. & Xie, K., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Oncogene.

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Emricasan Improves Liver Function in Patients With Cirrhosis and High Model for End-Stage Liver Disease Scores Compared With Placebo

Frenette, C. T., Morelli, G., Shiffman, M. L., Frederick, R. T., Rubin, R. A., Fallon, M. B., Cheng, J. T., Cave, M., Khaderi, S. A., Massoud, O., Pyrsopoulos, N., Park, J. S., Robinson, J. M., Yamashita, M., Spada, A. P., Chan, J. L. & Hagerty, D. T., Mar 2019, In : Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology. 17, 4, p. 774-783.e4

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12 Scopus citations

Impact of Chronic Kidney Disease on Outcomes in Cirrhosis

Wong, F., Reddy, K. R., O’Leary, J. G., Tandon, P., Biggins, S. W., Garcia-Tsao, G., Maliakkal, B. J., Lai, J. C., Fallon, M. B., Vargas, H. E., Subramanian, R., Thuluvath, P. J., Kamath, P. S., Thacker, L. & Bajaj, J. S., Jun 2019, In : Liver Transplantation. 25, 6, p. 870-880 11 p.

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4 Scopus citations

Increasing Economic Burden in Hospitalized Patients With Cirrhosis: Analysis of a National Database

Desai, A., Mohan, P., Nokes, B., Sheth, D., Knapp, S., Boustani, M., Chalasani, N., Fallon, M. B. & Calhoun, E. A., Jul 1 2019, In : Clinical and translational gastroenterology. 10, 7, p. e00062

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Nosocomial Infections Are Frequent and Negatively Impact Outcomes in Hospitalized Patients With Cirrhosis

Bajaj, J. S., OʼLeary, J. G., Tandon, P., Wong, F., Garcia-Tsao, G., Kamath, P. S., Biggins, S. W., Lai, J. C., Vargas, H. E., Maliakkal, B., Fallon, M. B., Thuluvath, P. J., Subramanian, R. M., Thacker, L. R. & Reddy, K. R., Jul 1 2019, In : The American journal of gastroenterology. 114, 7, p. 1091-1100 10 p.

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1 Scopus citations

Outcomes in Patients with Cirrhosis on Primary Compared to Secondary Prophylaxis for Spontaneous Bacterial Peritonitis

Bajaj, J. S., Tandon, P., O'Leary, J. G., Wong, F., Biggins, S. W., Garcia-Tsao, G., Kamath, P. S., Maliakkal, B., Fallon, M. B., Lai, J. C., Thuluvath, P. J., Vargas, H. E., Subramanian, R. M., Thacker, L. R. & Reddy, K. R., Apr 1 2019, In : American Journal of Gastroenterology. 114, 4, p. 599-606 8 p.

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3 Scopus citations

Pulse Oximetry Is Insensitive for Detection of Hepatopulmonary Syndrome in Patients Evaluated for Liver Transplantation

for the Pulmonary Vascular Complications of Liver Disease 2 Study Group, Jan 2019, In : Hepatology. 69, 1, p. 270-281 12 p.

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3 Scopus citations

Targets to improve quality of care for patients with hepatic encephalopathy: data from a multi-centre cohort

Bajaj, J. S., O’Leary, J. G., Tandon, P., Wong, F., Kamath, P. S., Biggins, S. W., Garcia-Tsao, G., Lai, J., Fallon, M. B., Thuluvath, P. J., Vargas, H. E., Maliakkal, B., Subramanian, R. M., Thacker, L. R. & Reddy, K. R., Jun 2019, In : Alimentary Pharmacology and Therapeutics. 49, 12, p. 1518-1527 10 p.

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2 Scopus citations
2018

Clinical Impact of Intrapulmonary Vascular Dilatation in Candidates for Liver Transplant

DuBrock, H. M., Krowka, M. J., Forde, K. A., Krok, K., Patel, M., Sharkoski, T., Sprys, M., Lin, G., Oh, J. K., Mottram, C. D., Scanlon, P. D., Fallon, M. B. & Kawut, S. M., Feb 2018, In : CHEST. 153, 2, p. 414-426 13 p.

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5 Scopus citations

Prediction of Fungal Infection Development and Their Impact on Survival Using the NACSELD Cohort

Bajaj, J. S., Reddy, K. R., Tandon, P., Wong, F., Kamath, P. S., Biggins, S. W., Garcia-Tsao, G., Fallon, M., Maliakkal, B., Lai, J., Vargas, H. E., Subramanian, R. M., Thuluvath, P., Thacker, L. R. & O'Leary, J. G., Apr 1 2018, In : American Journal of Gastroenterology. 113, 4, p. 556-563 8 p.

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18 Scopus citations

The Impact of Albumin Use on Resolution of Hyponatremia in Hospitalized Patients With Cirrhosis

Bajaj, J. S., Tandon, P., O’Leary, J. G., Biggins, S. W., Wong, F., Kamath, P. S., Garcia-Tsao, G., Maliakkal, B., Lai, J. C., Fallon, M., Thuluvath, P., Vargas, H. E., Subramanian, R. M., Thacker, L. R. & Reddy, K. R., Sep 1 2018, In : American Journal of Gastroenterology. 113, 9, p. 1339-1344 6 p.

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8 Scopus citations
2017

Frequency of Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease and Subclinical Atherosclerosis Among Young Mexican Americans

Gill, C., Vatcheva, K. P., Pan, J. J., Smulevitz, B., McPherson, D. D., Fallon, M., McCormick, J. B., Fisher-Hoch, S. P. & Laing, S. T., Jun 1 2017, In : American Journal of Cardiology. 119, 11, p. 1717-1722 6 p.

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10 Scopus citations
2015

Burden of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease and advanced fibrosis in a Texas Hispanic community cohort

Pan, J. J., Fisher-Hoch, S. P., Chen, C., Feldstein, A. E., McCormick, J. B., Rahbar, M. H., Beretta, L. & Fallon, M. B., Jan 1 2015, In : World Journal of Hepatology. 7, 11, p. 1586-1594 9 p.

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7 Scopus citations

High risk of delisting or death in liver transplant candidates following infections: Results from the North American consortium for the study of end-stage liver disease

Reddy, K. R., O'Leary, J. G., Kamath, P. S., Fallon, M. B., Biggins, S. W., Wong, F., Patton, H. M., Garcia-Tsao, G., Subramanian, R. M., Thacker, L. R. & Bajaj, J. S., Jul 1 2015, In : Liver Transplantation. 21, 7, p. 881-888 8 p.

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37 Scopus citations

Long-term Use of Antibiotics and Proton Pump Inhibitors Predict Development of Infections in Patients With Cirrhosis

O'Leary, J. G., Reddy, K. R., Wong, F., Kamath, P. S., Patton, H. M., Biggins, S. W., Fallon, M. B., Garcia-Tsao, G., Subramanian, R. M., Malik, R., Thacker, L. R. & Bajaj, J. S., Apr 1 2015, In : Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology. 13, 4, p. 753-759.e2

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64 Scopus citations
2014

Alveolar type II epithelial cell dysfunction in rat experimental hepatopulmonary syndrome (HPS)

Yang, W., Hu, B., Wu, W., Batra, S., Blackburn, M. R., Alcorn, J. L., Fallon, M. B. & Zhang, J., Nov 24 2014, In : PloS one. 9, 11, e113451.

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11 Scopus citations
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25 Scopus citations

Evaluation for liver transplantation in adults: 2013 practice guideline by the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases and the American Society of Transplantation

Martin, P., Dimartini, A., Feng, S., Brown, R. & Fallon, M., Mar 1 2014, In : Hepatology. 59, 3, p. 1144-1165 22 p.

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286 Scopus citations

Gender and racial differences in nonalcoholic fatty liver disease

Pan, J. J. & Fallon, M. B., May 2014, In : World Journal of Hepatology. 6, 5, p. 274-283 10 p.

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116 Scopus citations

Gender Preference for the Endoscopist Among Hispanics: The Results of a Prospective Study

Varia, A., Patel, M. K., Tanikella, R., Machicao, V. I., Fallon, M. B. & Lukens, F. J., Jan 1 2014, In : Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health. 16, 5, p. 990-993 4 p.

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7 Scopus citations

Impact of the hepatopulmonary syndrome MELD exception policy on outcomes of patients after liver transplantation: An analysis of the UNOS database

Goldberg, D. S., Krok, K., Batra, S., Trotter, J. F., Kawut, S. M. & Fallon, M. B., May 2014, In : Gastroenterology. 146, 5, p. 1256-1265.e1

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49 Scopus citations

MELD exceptions for portopulmonary hypertension: Current policy and future implementation

Goldberg, D. S., Batra, S., Sahay, S., Kawut, S. M. & Fallon, M. B., Sep 2014, In : American Journal of Transplantation. 14, 9, p. 2081-2087 7 p.

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27 Scopus citations

Survival in infection-related acute-on-chronic liver failure is defined by extrahepatic organ failures

Bajaj, J. S., O'Leary, J. G., Reddy, K. R., Wong, F., Biggins, S. W., Patton, H., Fallon, M. B., Garcia-Tsao, G., Maliakkal, B., Malik, R., Subramanian, R. M., Thacker, L. R. & Kamath, P. S., Jul 2014, In : Hepatology. 60, 1, p. 250-256 7 p.

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186 Scopus citations

The impact of left ventricular hypertrophy on survival in candidates for liver transplantation

Batra, S., Machicao, V. I., Bynon, J. S., Mehta, S., Tanikella, R., Krowka, M. J., Zacks, S., Trotter, J., Roberts, K. E., Brown, R. S., Kawut, S. M. & Fallon, M. B., Jun 2014, In : Liver Transplantation. 20, 6, p. 705-712 8 p.

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9 Scopus citations
2013

Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography for suspected choledocholithiasis: Testing the current guidelines

Rubin, M. I. N., Thosani, N. C., Tanikella, R., Wolf, D. S., Fallon, M. B. & Lukens, F. J., Sep 1 2013, In : Digestive and Liver Disease. 45, 9, p. 744-749 6 p.

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18 Scopus citations

Muscle cramps in liver disease

Mehta, S. S. & Fallon, M. B., Nov 1 2013, In : Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology. 11, 11, p. 1385-1391 7 p.

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20 Scopus citations

New consensus definition of acute kidney injury accurately predicts 30-day mortality in patients with cirrhosis and infection

Wong, F., O'Leary, J. G., Reddy, K. R., Patton, H., Kamath, P. S., Fallon, M. B., Garcia-Tsao, G., Subramanian, R. M., Malik, R., Maliakkal, B., Thacker, L. R. & Bajaj, J. S., Dec 2013, In : Gastroenterology. 145, 6, p. 1280-1288.e1

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137 Scopus citations

Persisting role of healthcare settings in hepatitis C transmission in Pakistan: Cause for concern

Ver Hoeve, E., Codlin, A. J., Jawed, F., Khan, A. J., Samad, L., Vatcheva, K. M., Fallon, M. B., Ali, M., Niaz, S. K., McCormick, J. B. & Fisher-Hoch, S. P., Sep 1 2013, In : Epidemiology and infection. 141, 9, p. 1831-1839 9 p.

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6 Scopus citations

The lung in liver disease: old problem, new concepts.

Fallon, M. B. & Zhang, J., 2013, In : Transactions of the American Clinical and Climatological Association. 124, p. 250-262 13 p.

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7 Scopus citations
2012

Changes in age, stage distribution, and survival of patients with esophageal adenocarcinoma over three decades in the United States

Cen, P., Banki, F., Cheng, L., Khalil, K., Du, X. L., Fallon, M., Amato, R. J. & Kaiser, L. R., May 1 2012, In : Annals of Surgical Oncology. 19, 5, p. 1685-1691 7 p.

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28 Scopus citations

Hepatopulmonary syndrome

MacHicao, V. I. & Fallon, M., Mar 23 2012, In : Seminars in Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine. 33, 1, p. 11-16 6 p.

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32 Scopus citations

PNPLA3 polymorphisms and liver aminotransferase levels in a Mexican American population

Li, L., Qu, H. Q., Rentfro, A. R., Grove, M. L., Mirza, S., Lu, Y., Hanis, C. L., Fallon, M. B., Boerwinkle, E., Fisher-Hoch, S. P. & McCormick, J. B., Oct 17 2012, In : Clinical and Investigative Medicine. 35, 4, p. E237-E245

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21 Scopus citations

Population-based Risk Factors for Elevated Alanine Aminotransferase in a South Texas Mexican-American Population

Qu, H. Q., Li, Q., Grove, M. L., Lu, Y., Pan, J. J., Rentfro, A. R., Bickel, P. E., Fallon, M. B., Hanis, C. L., Boerwinkle, E., McCormick, J. B. & Fisher-Hoch, S. P., Aug 1 2012, In : Archives of Medical Research. 43, 6, p. 482-488 7 p.

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9 Scopus citations

Sclerosing encapsulating peritonitis

Pan, J. J., Thosani, N. & Fallon, M. B., Apr 19 2012, In : Gastroenterology Insights. 4, 1, e3.

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The role of CX3CL1/CX3CR1 in pulmonary angiogenesis and intravascular monocyte accumulation in rat experimental hepatopulmonary syndrome

Zhang, J., Yang, W., Luo, B., Hu, B., Maheshwari, A. & Fallon, M. B., Oct 2012, In : Journal of Hepatology. 57, 4, p. 752-758 7 p.

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55 Scopus citations
2011

Prevalence of metabolic syndrome and risks of abnormal serum Alanine Aminotransferase in Hispanics: A population-based study

Pan, J. J., Qu, H. Q., Rentfro, A., McCormick, J. B., Fisher-Hoch, S. P. & Fallon, M. B., Jun 30 2011, In : PloS one. 6, 6, e21515.

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Open Access
29 Scopus citations

Pulmonary complications in cirrhosis

Sussman, N. L., Kochar, R. & Fallon, M. B., Jun 1 2011, In : Current Opinion in Organ Transplantation. 16, 3, p. 281-288 8 p.

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16 Scopus citations

Pulmonary complications of cirrhosis

Kochar, R., Nevah Rubin, M. I. & Fallon, M. B., Feb 1 2011, In : Current gastroenterology reports. 13, 1, p. 34-39 6 p.

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12 Scopus citations

Serial pulse oximetry in hepatopulmonary syndrome

Kochar, R., Tanikella, R. & Fallon, M. B., Jun 1 2011, In : Digestive diseases and sciences. 56, 6, p. 1862-1868 7 p.

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25 Scopus citations
2010

Genetic Risk Factors for Hepatopulmonary Syndrome in Patients With Advanced Liver Disease

Roberts, K. E., Kawut, S. M., Krowka, M. J., Brown, R. S., Trotter, J. F., Shah, V., Peter, I., Tighiouart, H., Mitra, N., Handorf, E., Knowles, J. A., Zacks, S. & Fallon, M. B., Jul 2010, In : Gastroenterology. 139, 1, p. 130-139.e24

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47 Scopus citations

Health-related quality of life and survival in liver transplant candidates

Tanikella, R., Kawut, S. M., Brown, R. S., Krowka, M. J., Reinen, J., Dinasarapu, C. R., Trotter, J. F., Roberts, K. E., Mohd, M. A., Arnett, D. K. & Fallon, M. B., Feb 1 2010, In : Liver Transplantation. 16, 2, p. 238-245 8 p.

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25 Scopus citations

Strategic plan for lung vascular research: An NHLBI-ORDR Workshop Report

Erzurum, S., Rounds, S. I., Stevens, T., Aldred, M., Aliotta, J., Archer, S. L., Asosingh, K., Balaban, R., Bauer, N., Bhattacharya, J., Bogaard, H., Choudhary, G., Dorn, G. W., Dweik, R., Fagan, K., Fallon, M., Finkel, T., Geraci, M., Gladwin, M. T., Hassoun, P. M. & 23 others, Humbert, M., Kaminski, N., Kawut, S. M., Loscalzo, J., McDonald, D., McMurtry, I. F., Newman, J., Nicolls, M., Rabinovitch, M., Shizuru, J., Oka, M., Polgar, P., Rodman, D., Schumacker, P., Stenmark, K., Tuder, R., Voelkel, N., Sullivan, E., Weinshilboum, R., Yoder, M. C., Zhao, Y., Gail, D. & Moore, T. M., Dec 15 2010, In : American journal of respiratory and critical care medicine. 182, 12, p. 1554-1562 9 p.

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48 Scopus citations

Vanishing bile duct syndrome in human immunodeficiency virus: Nevirapine hepatotoxicity revisited

Kochar, R., Nevah, M. I., Lukens, F. J., Fallon, M. B. & Machicao, V. I., Jul 14 2010, In : World Journal of Gastroenterology. 16, 26, p. 3335-3338 4 p.

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10 Scopus citations
2009

Attenuation of experimental hepatopulmonary syndrome in endothelin B receptor-deficient rats

Zhang, J., Ling, Y., Tang, L., Luo, B., Pollock, D. M. & Fallon, M. B., Apr 1 2009, In : American Journal of Physiology - Gastrointestinal and Liver Physiology. 296, 4, p. G704-G708

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27 Scopus citations

Developmental changes in circulating IL-8/CXCL8 isoforms in neonates

Maheshwari, A., Voitenok, N. N., Akalovich, S., Shaik, S. S., Randolph, D. A., Sims, B., Patel, R. P., Killingsworth, C. R., Fallon, M. B. & Ohls, R. K., Apr 2009, In : Cytokine. 46, 1, p. 12-16 5 p.

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19 Scopus citations

Genetic risk factors for portopulmonary hypertension in patients with advanced liver disease

Roberts, K. E., Fallon, M. B., Krowka, M. J., Brown, R. S., Trotter, J. F., Peter, I., Tighiouart, H., Knowles, J. A., Rabinowitz, D., Benza, R. L., Badesch, D. B., Taichman, D. B., Horn, E. M., Zacks, S., Kaplowitz, N. & Kawut, S. M., May 1 2009, In : American journal of respiratory and critical care medicine. 179, 9, p. 835-842 8 p.

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144 Scopus citations

Low intensity shear stress increases endothelial ELR+ CXC chemokine production via a focal adhesion kinase-p38β MAPK-NF-κB pathway

Shaik, S. S., Soltau, T. D., Chaturvedi, G., Totapally, B., Hagood, J. S., Andrews, W. W., Athar, M., Voitenok, N. N., Killingsworth, C. R., Patel, R. P., Fallon, M. B. & Maheshwari, A., Feb 27 2009, In : Journal of Biological Chemistry. 284, 9, p. 5945-5955 11 p.

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34 Scopus citations

Plasma levels of S100A4 in portopulmonary hypertension

Peng, T., Zamanian, R., Krowka, M. J., Benza, R. L., Roberts, K. E., Taichman, D. B., Rybak, D., Trotter, J. F., Brown, R. S., Fallon, M. B. & Kawut, S. M., May 1 2009, In : Biomarkers. 14, 3, p. 156-160 5 p.

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9 Scopus citations

Pulmonary Angiogenesis in a Rat Model of Hepatopulmonary Syndrome

Zhang, J., Luo, B., Tang, L., Wang, Y., Stockard, C. R., Kadish, I., Van Groen, T., Grizzle, W. E., Ponnazhagan, S. & Fallon, M. B., Mar 2009, In : Gastroenterology. 136, 3, p. 1070-1080 11 p.

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116 Scopus citations