Published Research

Minnesota Gastroenterology physicians are active clinical investigators, who author papers and regularly present at national and international meetings. Some of our physicians' most recent work is listed here:

  1. Allen JI. Where the dragon sleeps. Gastrointest Endosc (In press).
  2. Colton J. Quality Indicators, Including Complications, of ERCP in a Community Setting: A Prospective Study. Gastrointest Endosc 2009; 70:457-67.
  3. Ganz R, Fallon E, Wittchow T, Klein D, Jaeger T. A New Injectable Bulking Agent for the Treatment of GERD: Results of the Durasphere Pilot Trial. Gastrointest Endosc (In press).
  4. Ganz R, Overholt BF, Sharma VK, Fleischer DE, et al. Circumferential ablation of Barrett's esophagus that contains high-grade dysplasia: A U.S. multicenter registry. Gastrointest Endosc 2008; 68(1):35-40.
  5. Sawhney MS, McDougall H, Nelson DB, Bond JH. Fecal occult blood tests in patients on low-dose aspirin, warfarin, clopidogrel, or non-steriodal anti-inflammatory drugs. Endoscopy (In press).
  6. Kastrinos F, Allen JI, Stockwell DH, Stoffel EM, et al. Development and validation of a colon cancer risk assessment tool for patients undergoing colonoscopy.  Amer J Gastroenterogy 2009; 104:1508-1518.
  7. Lehman G, Aisenberg J, Cohen L, Foley R, Ganz R, Johnson D. Durability and Long-Term Safety of Enteryx Implantation for GERD: 36-Month Follow-Up of a Prospective Multicenter Postmarket Study (Submitted for publication).
  8. Lembo A, Ganz R, Cave D, Sheth S, et al. Clinical Trial of Whole Stomach Illumination with Violet Light for Helicobacter Pylori Infection (Submitted for publication).