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Upper GI Imaging

Evaluation of the distensibility of the GEJ in GERD and Achalasia patients

Esophagogastric junction distensibility identifies achalasia subgroup with manometrically normal esophagogastric junction relaxation.
Ponds FA, Bredenoord AJ, Kessing BF, Smout AJ
Neurogastroenterol Motil. 2016 Jul 25. doi: 10.1111/nmo.12908. [Epub ahead of print]

Comparison of videofluoroscopy and impedance planimetry for the evaluation of oesophageal stenosis: a retrospective study
Scharitzer M, Lenglinger J, Schima W, Weber M, Ringhofer C, Pokieser P.
Eur Radiol. 2016 Aug 23. [Epub ahead of print]

Reference Values of Esophagogastric Junction Distensibility Assessed Using the Endolumenal Functional Lumen Imaging Probe (EndoFLIP) - A Systematic Review
JW Chen, JH Rubenstein
Gastroenterology (2015) Vol. 148, Issue 4, S-817–S-818

Impedance Planimetry (EndoFLIP®) Measurements at the Esophago-Gastric Junction Distinguish Neuromuscular Disorders From Fibrotic Lesions in Dysphagia Patients
J Lenglinger, E Rieder, M Scharitzer et al
Gastroenterology (2015) Vol. 148, Issue 4, S-805

EndoFLIP in Comparison to High Resolution Manometry and Eckardt Score in the Assessment of Achalasia Prior to Intervention
E.McCoy, W. Snape, M Lin et al
Am J Gastroenterol (2015) 110: S716

EndoFLIP in Comparison to High-Resolution Manometry and Eckardt Score in the Assessment of Achalasia Prior to Intervention
Erin McCoy, William Snape, Mimi S. Lin, Nikhil Agarwal, Kenneth Binmoeller, Gregg Jossart, Richard Shaw, Shelly Gray.
Am J Gastroenterol 110: S701-2; doi:10.1038/ajg.2015.274

EndoFLIP in Comparison to High-Resolution Manometry and Eckardt Score in the Assessment of Achalasia and Response to Intervention
Erin McCoy, William Snape, Nikhil Agarwal, Mimi S. Lin, Gregg Jossart, Kenneth Binmoeller, Shelly Gray, Richard Shaw.
Am J Gastroenterol 110: S716; doi:10.1038/ajg.2015.274

Esophagogastric junction distensibility assessed with an endoscopic functional luminal imaging probe (EndoFLIP®)
Monika A. Kwiatek, PhD, John E. Pandolfino, MD, Ikuo Hirano, MD, Peter J. Kahrilas, MD
Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Vol 72, No. 2 : 2010 ; 272-278

See a Gastrointestinal Endoscopy interview on the above paper with Monika Kwiatek, Assistant Professor, Research
Northwestern University

Esophagogastric Junction Opening During Relaxation Distinguishes Nonhernia Reflux Patients, Hernia Patients, and Normal Subjects
John E. Pandolfino, Guoxiang Shi, Brian Trueworthy, and Peter J. Kahrilas
Gastroenterology 2003;125:1018–1024

Regional variation in distal esophagus distensibility assessed using the functional luminal imaging probe (FLIP)
Lin Z, Nicodème F, Boris L, Lin CY, Kahrilas PJ, Pandolfino JE.
Neurogastroenterol Motil. 2013 Aug 21. doi: 10.1111/nmo.12205. [Epub ahead of print]

Impedance Planimetry As a Diagnostic Tool to Evaluate the Degree of Clinical Lower Esophageal Sphincter Dysfunction
Yalini Vigneswaran, Matthew E. Gitelis, Gene Chiao, JoAnn Carbray, Michael B. Ujiki
Gastroenterology (2014) Vol. 146, Issue 5, S-1061–S-1062

LES Pressures Are Inversely Correlated to Esophagogastric Junction Diameter and Cross-Sectional Area in Achalasia
Shreya Raja, Mouen Khashab, John O. Clarke, Sameer Dhalla, Payal Saxena, Vivek Kumbhari, Alba Azola, Ahmed A. Messallam, Francis C. Okeke, Kristle Lynch, Bani Chander Roland, Monica Nandwani, Pankaj J. Pasricha, Ellen M. Stein
Gastroenterology (2014) Vol. 146, Issue 5, S-888

Measurement of Esophagogastric Junction Distensibility Identifies a Subgroup of Achalasia Patients With Manometrically Normal LES
Fraukje A. Ponds, Albert J. Bredenoord, Boudewijn F. Kessing, Wout O. Rohof, Jac. Oors, André J. Smout
Gastroenterology (2014) Vol. 146, Issue 5, S-788

Uses of Esophageal Function Testing: Dysphagia
Yazaki E, Woodland P, Sifrim D
Gastrointest Endoscopy Clin N Am - (2014)

Esophagogastric junction distensibility in hiatus hernia
Lottrup C, McMahon BP, Ejstrud P, Ostapiuk MA, Funch-Jensen P, Drewes AM.
Dis Esophagus. 2015 Mar 19. doi: 10.1111/dote.12344. [Epub ahead of print]


Eosiniphilic Esophagitis

Evaluation of esophageal distensibility in eosinophilic esophagitis: an update and comparison of functional lumen imaging probe analytical methods
Carlson DA, Lin Z, Hirano I, Gonsalves N, Zalewski A, Pandolfino JE.
Neurogastroenterol Motil. 2016 Jun 16. doi: 10.1111/nmo.12888. [Epub ahead of print]

Esophageal Distensibility Provides Measure of Remodeling in Pediatric Eosinophilic Esophagitis
Calies D. Menard-Katcher, Alain Benitez , Faria Ahmed, Robert Kramer , Jonathan Spergel , Ritu Verma, Chris A. Liacouras , Hiroshi Nakagawa, Glenn Furuta , Amanda B. Muir
Gastroenterology Volume 150, Issue 4, Supplement 1, S17-S18

Severity of endoscopically identified esophageal rings correlates with reduced esophageal distensibility in eosinophilic esophagitis.
Chen JW, Pandolfino JE, Lin Z, Ciolino JD, Gonsalves N, Kahrilas PJ, Hirano I
Endoscopy. 2016 May 20. [Epub ahead of print]

The feasibility of EndoFLIP in Pediatric Eosiniphilic Esophagitis Patients
Richard A. Lirio, John O’Dea, Jenifer Lightdale
NASPGHAN 2015 Annual Scientific Meeting

Mechanical Properties of the Esophagus in Eosiniphilic Esophagitis
Monika A. Kwiatek, Ikuo Hirano, Peter J. Kahrilas, Jami Rothe, Daniel Luger, John E. Pandolfino
Gastroenterology 2011;140:82-90

Functional luminal imaging probe topography: an improved method for characterizing esophageal distensibility in eosinophilic esophagitis
Z Lin, PJ Kahrilas, Y Xiao, F Nicodeme, N Gonsalves, I Hirano, JE Pandolfino
Therapeutic Advances in Gastroenterology 2013; 6:97-107

Esophageal distensibility as a measure of disease severity in patients with eosinophilic esophagitis
Nicodème F, Hirano I, Chen J, Robinson K, Lin Z, Xiao Y, Gonsalves N, Kwasny MJ, Kahrilas PJ, Pandolfino JE.
Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2013 Sep;11(9):1101-1107

The Effect of Volumetric Distention on Esophageal Function in Eosinophilic Esophagitis As Compared With Healthy Controls
Melinda Rogers, Zhiyue Lin, Chen-Yuan Lin, Benjamin Mogni, Laurel Friesen, Peter J. Kahrilas, John E. Pandolfino
Gastroenterology (2014) Vol. 146, Issue 5, S-103


Gastroparesis

Intrapyloric Injection of Botulinum Toxin for Gastroparesis: Reassessing Efficacy With Utilization of EndoFLIP Pyloric Measurements
Mohammed Saadi , Zubair A. Malik, Daohai Yu , Ron Schey , Henry P. Parkman
Gastroenterology Volume 150, Issue 4, Supplement 1, S724-S725

Acute Effects of Botulinum Toxin on Pylorus Pathophysiology and Symptom Relief in Patients with Pylorospasm
Timothy Chen , Mimi Lin , Nikhil Agarwal, William J. Snape , Richard E. Shaw
Gastroenterology Volume 150, Issue 4, Supplement 1, S727

Endoscopic Pyloromyotomy for Treatment of Gastroparesis
Stavros N. Stavropoulos , Jennifer L. Maranki , Zubair A. Malik , Abbas E. Abbas , Benjamin Krevsky , Henry P. Parkman
Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Volume 83, Issue 5, Supplement, May 2016, AB186

Evaluation of the pylorus with concurrent intraluminal pressure and EndoFLIP in patients with nausea and vomiting
Snape WJ, Lin MS, Agarwal N, Shaw RE.
Neurogastroenterol Motil. 2016 Jan 27. doi: 10.1111/nmo.12772. [Epub ahead of print]

Impaired fasting pyloric compliance in gastroparesis and the therapeutic response to pyloric dilatation
Gourcerol G, Tissier F, Melchior C, Touchais JY, Huet E, Prevost G, Leroi AM, Ducrotte P.
Aliment Pharmacol Ther. 2014 Dec 19. doi: 10.1111/apt.13053. [Epub ahead of print]

Assessing pyloric sphincter pathophysiology using EndoFLIP in patients with gastroparesis.
Malik Z, Sankineni A, Parkman HP.
Neurogastroenterol Motil. 2015 Feb 24. doi: 10.1111/nmo.12522. [Epub ahead of print]


UES Evaluation

Direct Versus Indirect Methods for Detecting Pharyngeal Outflow Obstruction in Dysphagia Following Head and Neck Cancer
Peter Wu , Michal Szczesniak , Maclean Julia , Harry Quon , Jolyne O'Hare , Peter Graham , Lennart Choo , Teng G. Zhang , Taher Omari , Ian J. Cook
Gastroenterology Volume 150, Issue 4, Supplement 1, S94

New measures of upper esophageal sphincter distensibility and opening patterns during swallowing in healthy subjects using EndoFLIP
J. Regan, M Walshe, N Rommel, J Tack, BP McMahon
Neurogastroenterol Motil (2012) doi: 10.1111/nmo.12041

Endoflip evaluation of pharyngo-oesophageal segment tone and swallowing in a clinical population: a total laryngectomy case series
M Walshe, C Timon, BP McMahon, J Regan
Clinical Otolaryngology DOI: 10.1111/coa.12337


Reviews/Other

Emerging roles of the Endolumenal Functional Lumen Imaging Probe (EndoFLIP) in Gastrointestinal Motility Disorders.
Lawenko RM, Lee YY
J Neurogastroenterol Motil. 2016 Dec 23. doi: 10.5056/jnm16171. [Epub ahead of print]

Functional Lumen Imaging Probe for the Management of Esophageal Disorders: Expert Review From the Clinical Practice Updates Committee of the AGA Institute.
Hirano I, Pandolfino JE, Boeckxstaens GE
Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2017 Mar;15(3):325-334. doi: 10.1016/j.cgh.2016.10.022.

The Role of Impedance Planimetry in the Evaluation of Esophageal Disorders.
Ahuja NK, Clarke JO.
Curr Gastroenterol Rep. 2017 Feb;19(2):7. doi: 10.1007/s11894-017-0544-2. Review.

Evaluation of Esophageal Motility Utilizing the Functional Lumen Imaging Probe.
Carlson DA, Kahrilas PJ, Lin Z, Hirano I, Gonsalves N, Listernick Z, Ritter K, Tye M, Ponds FA, Wong I, Pandolfino JE. Am J Gastroenterol.
2016 Dec;111(12):1726-1735. doi: 10.1038/ajg.2016.454.

Esophagogastric junction distensibility assessed using the functional lumen imaging probe
Chen JW, Rubenstein JH
World J Gastroenterol. 2017 Feb 21;23(7):1289-97

Functional lumen imaging probe: The FLIP side of esophageal disease
Carlson DA
Curr Opin Gastroenterol. 2016 Jul;32(4):310-8

A Diagnostic Classification Scheme of Esophageal Motility Using Functional Lumen Imaging Probe (FLIP) Topography
Dustin A. Carlson , Zhiyue Lin, Peter Kahrilas , Ian Yu Hong Wong , Zoe Listernick, Fraukje A. Ponds , Joel M. Sternbach , Katherine A. Ritter , Michael Y. Tye , John Pandolfino  
Gastroenterology Volume 150, Issue 4, Supplement 1, S57-S58

Effects of Metoclopramide on Esophageal Motor Activity and Esophagogastric Junction Compliance in Healthy Volunteers
Mikami H, Ishimura N, Fukazawa K, et al.
J Neurogastroenterol Motil. 2016 Jan 31;22(1):112-7. doi: 10.5056/jnm15130.

The Functional Lumen Imaging Probe Detects Esophageal Contractility Not Observed With Manometry in Patients With Achalasia
Carlson DA, Lin Z, Kahrilas PJ, Sternbach J, Donnan EN, Friesen L, Listernick Z, Mogni B, Pandolfino JE.
Gastroenterology. 2015 Aug 14. pii: S0016-5085(15)01104-X. doi: 10.1053/j.gastro.2015.08.005. [Epub ahead of print]

Effects of mosapride on esophageal motor activity and esophagogastric junction compliance in healthy volunteers
Fukazawa K, Furuta K, Adachi K, Moritou Y, Saito T, Kusunoki R, Uno G, Shimura S, Aimi M, Ohara S, Ishihara S, Kinoshita Y.
J Gastroenterol. 2013 Sep 7. [Epub ahead of print]

Utilizing functional lumen imaging probe topography to evaluate esophageal contractility during volumetricdistention: a pilot study
Carlson DA, Lin Z, Rogers MC, Lin CY, Kahrilas PJ, Pandolfino JE.
Neurogastroenterol Motil. 2015 Jul;27(7):981-9. doi: 10.1111/nmo.12572. Epub 2015 Apr 20.

Functional lumen imaging of the gastrointestinal tract
Lottrup C, Gregersen H, Liao D, Fynne L, Frøkjær JB, Krogh K, Regan J, Kunwald P, McMahon BP.
J Gastroenterol. 2015 May 16. [Epub ahead of print]

 

     
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