2018 Publications


  • Choi J, Dharmarajan H, Yu J, et al. Diagnostic flexible versus rigid bronchoscopy for the assessment of tracheomalacia in children. J Laryngol Otol 2018:1-5.

Cystic Fibrosis

  • Gelfond D, Heltshe SL, Skalland M, et al. Pancreatic Enzyme Replacement Therapy Use in Infants With Cystic Fibrosis Diagnosed by Newborn Screening. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 2018;66:657-663.
  • Wu H, Vu M, Dhingra S, et al. Obliterative Portal Venopathy Without Cirrhosis Is Prevalent in Pediatric Cystic Fibrosis Liver Disease With Portal Hypertension. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 2018.


  • Goodwin A, Karam L, Gopalakrishna GS, et al. Selective lactase deficiency is common in pediatric patients undergoing upper endoscopy. J Mol Biochem 2018;7:41-47.
  • Reeves PT, Nylund CM, Noel JM, et al. Fidget Spinner Ingestions in Children-A Problem that Spun Out of Nowhere. J Pediatr 2018;197:275-279.
  • Shah KP, Ramachandran V, Lee FC, et al. Endoscopic Management Postcholedochoduodenostomy for Choledochal Cysts. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 2018;67:e36.

Hepatology and Liver Transplantation

  • Akcan Arikan A, Srivaths P, Himes RW, et al. Hybrid Extracorporeal Therapies as a Bridge to Pediatric Liver Transplantation. Pediatr Crit Care Med 2018;19:e342-e349.
  • Alonso EM, Ye W, Hawthorne K, et al. Impact of Steroid Therapy on Early Growth in Infants with Biliary Atresia: The Multicenter Steroids in Biliary Atresia Randomized Trial. J Pediatr 2018;202:179-185 e4.
  • Annunziato RA, Bucuvalas JC, Yin W, et al. Self-Management Measurement and Prediction of Clinical Outcomes in Pediatric Transplant. J Pediatr 2018;193:128-133 e2.
  • Arasaratnam RJ, Tzannou I, Gray T, et al. Dynamics of virus-specific T cell immunity in pediatric liver transplant recipients. Am J Transplant 2018;18:2238-2249.
  • Calvopina DA, Chatfield MD, Weis A, et al. MicroRNA Sequencing Identifies a Serum MicroRNA Panel, Which Combined With Aspartate Aminotransferase to Platelet Ratio Index Can Detect and Monitor Liver Disease in Pediatric Cystic Fibrosis. Hepatology 2018;68:2301-2316.
  • Chang CH, Bryce CL, Shneider BL, et al. Accuracy of the Pediatric End-stage Liver Disease Score in Estimating Pretransplant Mortality Among Pediatric Liver Transplant Candidates. JAMA Pediatr 2018;172:1070-1077.
  • Coffey A, Leung DH, Quintanilla NM. Erythropoietic Protoporphyria: Initial Diagnosis With Cholestatic Liver Disease. Pediatrics 2018;141:S445-S450.
  • Deneau MR, Mack C, Abdou R, et al. Gamma Glutamyltransferase Reduction Is Associated With Favorable Outcomes in Pediatric Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis. Hepatol Commun 2018;2:1369-1378.
  • Duncan S, Annunziato RA, Dunphy C, et al. A systematic review of immunosuppressant adherence interventions in transplant recipients: Decoding the streetlight effect. Pediatr Transplant 2018;22.
  • Eblimit Z, Thevananther S, Karpen SJ, et al. TGR5 activation induces cytoprotective changes in the heart and improves myocardial adaptability to physiologic, inotropic, and pressure-induced stress in mice. Cardiovasc Ther 2018;36:e12462.
  • Feng S, Bucuvalas JC, Demetris AJ, et al. Evidence of Chronic Allograft Injury in Liver Biopsies From Long-term Pediatric Recipients of Liver Transplants. Gastroenterology 2018;155:1838-1851 e7.
  • Flores CD, Yu YR, Miloh TA, et al. Surgical outcomes in Alagille syndrome and PFIC: A single institution's 20-year experience. J Pediatr Surg 2018;53:976-979.
  • Harpavat S, Lupo PJ, Liwanag L, et al. Factors Influencing Time-to-diagnosis of Biliary Atresia. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 2018;66:850-856.
  • Iacobas I, Phung TL, Adams DM, et al. Guidance Document for Hepatic Hemangioma (Infantile and Congenital) Evaluation and Monitoring. J Pediatr 2018;203:294-300 e2.
  • Kamath BM, Abetz-Webb L, Kennedy C, et al. Development of a Novel Tool to Assess the Impact of Itching in Pediatric Cholestasis. Patient 2018;11:69-82.
  • Lenz D, McClean P, Kansu A, et al. SCYL1 variants cause a syndrome with low gamma-glutamyl-transferase cholestasis, acute liver failure, and neurodegeneration (CALFAN). Genet Med 2018;20:1255-1265.
  • Leung DH, Wirth S, Yao BB, et al. Ombitasvir/Paritaprevir/Ritonavir With or Without Dasabuvir and With or Without Ribavirin for Adolescents With HCV Genotype 1 or 4. Hepatol Commun 2018;2:1311-1319.
  • Loomes KM, Spino C, Goodrich NP, et al. Bone Density in Children With Chronic Liver Disease Correlates With Growth and Cholestasis. Hepatology 2019;69:245-257.
  • Lurz E, Quammie C, Englesbe M, et al. Frailty in Children with Liver Disease: A Prospective Multicenter Study. J Pediatr 2018;194:109-115 e4.
  • Mysore KR, Ghobrial RM, Kannanganat S, et al. Longitudinal assessment of T cell inhibitory receptors in liver transplant recipients and their association with posttransplant infections. Am J Transplant 2018;18:351-363.
  • Mysore KR, Himes RW, Rana A, et al. ABO-incompatible deceased donor pediatric liver transplantation: Novel titer-based management protocol and outcomes. Pediatr Transplant 2018;22:e13263.
  • Mysore KR, Leung DH. Hepatitis B and C. Clin Liver Dis 2018;22:703-722.
  • Narkewicz MR, Horslen S, Hardison RM, et al. A Learning Collaborative Approach Increases Specificity of Diagnosis of Acute Liver Failure in Pediatric Patients. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 2018;16:1801-1810 e3.
  • Newsome JR, Venkatramani R, Heczey A, et al. Cholangiocarcinoma Among Children and Adolescents: A Review of the Literature and Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results Program Database Analysis. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 2018;66:e12-e18.
  • Ng K, Rana A, Masand P, et al. Fatal Central Nervous System Post-Transplant Lymphoproliferative Disease in a Patient Who Underwent Liver Transplantation for Hepatoblastoma. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 2018;66:e21-e23.
  • Ng VL, Sorensen LG, Alonso EM, et al. Neurodevelopmental Outcome of Young Children with Biliary Atresia and Native Liver: Results from the ChiLDReN Study. J Pediatr 2018;196:139-147 e3.
  • Pham YH, Miloh T. Liver Transplantation in Children. Clin Liver Dis 2018;22:807-821.
  • Rana A, Sigireddi RR, Halazun KJ, et al. Predicting Liver Allograft Discard: The Discard Risk Index. Transplantation 2018;102:1520-1529.
  • Shemesh E, Duncan S, Anand R, et al. Trajectory of adherence behavior in pediatric and adolescent liver transplant recipients: The medication adherence in children who had a liver transplant cohort. Liver Transpl 2018;24:80-88.
  • Shneider BL, Spino C, Kamath BM, et al. Placebo-Controlled Randomized Trial of an Intestinal Bile Salt Transport Inhibitor for Pruritus in Alagille Syndrome. Hepatol Commun 2018;2:1184-1198.
  • Timmons Z, Timmons J, Conrad C, et al. Epidemiology of Hyperbilirubinemia in a Quaternary Pediatric Emergency Department over a Three-Year Period. Pediatr Gastroenterol Hepatol Nutr 2018;21:297-305.
  • Ye W, Narkewicz MR, Leung DH, et al. Variceal Hemorrhage and Adverse Liver Outcomes in Patients With Cystic Fibrosis Cirrhosis. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 2018;66:122-127.
  • Yoeli D, Goss M, Galvan NTN, et al. Trends in pediatric liver transplant donors and deceased donor circumstance of death in the United States, 2002-2015. Pediatr Transplant 2018;22:e13156.

Inflammatory Bowel Disease

  • Bayrer JR, Wang H, Nattiv R, et al. LRH-1 mitigates intestinal inflammatory disease by maintaining epithelial homeostasis and cell survival. Nat Commun 2018;9:4055.
  • Haberman Y, BenShoshan M, Di Segni A, et al. Long ncRNA Landscape in the Ileum of Treatment-Naive Early-Onset Crohn Disease. Inflamm Bowel Dis 2018;24:346-360.
  • Herceg Z, Ghantous A, Wild CP, et al. Roadmap for investigating epigenome deregulation and environmental origins of cancer. Int J Cancer 2018;142:874-882.
  • Krishna MZ, Barton KR, Perez CM, et al. Academic Stress May Contribute to the Onset of Pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Diseases. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 2018;67:e73-e76.
  • Lindoso L, Mondal K, Venkateswaran S, et al. The Effect of Early-Life Environmental Exposures on Disease Phenotype and Clinical Course of Crohn's Disease in Children. Am J Gastroenterol 2018;113:1524-1529.
  • Queliza K, Ihekweazu FD, Schady D, et al. Granulomatous Upper Gastrointestinal Inflammation in Pediatric Ulcerative Colitis. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 2018;66:620-623.
  • Queliza K, Wang MK, Kellermayer R. Compliance With Fecal Calprotectin Testing in Pediatric Patients With Inflammatory Bowel Disease. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 2018;66:932-933.
  • Varni JW, Shulman RJ, Self MM, et al. Perceived medication adherence barriers mediating effects between gastrointestinal symptoms and health-related quality of life in pediatric inflammatory bowel disease. Qual Life Res 2018;27:195-204.
  • Wyatt A, Kellermayer R. PCR Based Fecal Pathogen Panel Testing Should Be Interpreted with Caution at Diagnosis of Pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Diseases. Ann Clin Lab Sci 2018;48:674-676.
  • Wyatt A, Kellermayer R. Right-sided Colonic Juvenile Polyp [Polyps] in Paediatric Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis Patients. J Crohns Colitis 2018;12:1375-1376.

Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) and Functional Disorders

  • Chumpitazi BP. Update on Dietary Management of Childhood Functional Abdominal Pain Disorders. Gastroenterol Clin North Am 2018;47:715-726.
  • Chumpitazi BP, Kearns GL, Shulman RJ. Review article: the physiological effects and safety of peppermint oil and its efficacy in irritable bowel syndrome and other functional disorders. Aliment Pharmacol Ther 2018;47:738-752.
  • Chumpitazi BP, Lim J, McMeans AR, et al. Evaluation of FODMAP Carbohydrates Content in Selected Foods in the United States. J Pediatr 2018;199:252-255.
  • Chumpitazi BP, McMeans AR, Vaughan A, et al. Fructans Exacerbate Symptoms in a Subset of Children With Irritable Bowel Syndrome. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 2018;16:219-225 e1.
  • Chumpitazi BP, Robayo-Torres CC, Tsai CM, et al. Demographic and Clinical Correlates of Mucosal Disaccharidase Deficiencies in Children With Functional Dyspepsia. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 2018;66 Suppl 3:S52-S55.
  • Chumpitazi CE, Rees CA, Chumpitazi BP. The authors respond: The ED diagnostic workup of constipation in children. Am J Emerg Med 2018;36:876-877.
  • Heitkemper MM, Cain KC, Shulman RJ, et al. Stool and urine trefoil factor 3 levels: associations with symptoms, intestinal permeability, and microbial diversity in irritable bowel syndrome. Benef Microbes 2018;9:345-355.
  • Hollier JM, van Tilburg MAL, Liu Y, et al. Multiple psychological factors predict abdominal pain severity in children with irritable bowel syndrome. Neurogastroenterol Motil 2019;31:e13509.
  • Hollister EB, Cain KC, Shulman RJ, et al. Relationships of Microbiome Markers With Extraintestinal, Psychological Distress and Gastrointestinal Symptoms, and Quality of Life in Women With Irritable Bowel Syndrome. J Clin Gastroenterol 2018.
  • Robayo-Torres CC, Diaz-Sotomayor M, Hamaker BR, et al. 13C-Labeled-Starch Breath Test in Congenital Sucrase-isomaltase Deficiency. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 2018;66 Suppl 3:S61-S64.
  • Robin SG, Keller C, Zwiener R, et al. Prevalence of Pediatric Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders Utilizing the Rome IV Criteria. J Pediatr 2018;195:134-139.
  • Shulman RJ. Pediatric Gastroenterology. Gastroenterol Clin North Am 2018;47:xv-xvi.
  • Shulman RJ. Starch Malabsorption in Infants. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 2018;66 Suppl 3:S65-S67.


  • Ihekweazu FD, Versalovic J. Development of the Pediatric Gut Microbiome: Impact on Health and Disease. Am J Med Sci 2018;356:413-423.
  • Jain AK, le Roux CW, Puri P, et al. Proceedings of the 2017 ASPEN Research Workshop-Gastric Bypass: Role of the Gut. JPEN J Parenter Enteral Nutr 2018;42:279-295.

Neurogastroenterology and Motility

  • Grover M, Gibbons SJ, Nair AA, et al. Transcriptomic signatures reveal immune dysregulation in human diabetic and idiopathic gastroparesis. BMC Med Genomics 2018;11:62.
  • Ramachandran V, Shah KP, Fishman DS, et al. Post-fundoplication high-resolution esophageal manometry in a patient with Ehlers-Danlos syndrome. Ann Gastroenterol 2018;31:633.


  • Thaxton GE, Melby PC, Manary MJ, et al. New Insights into the Pathogenesis and Treatment of Malnutrition. Gastroenterol Clin North Am 2018;47:813-827.


  • Della Corte C, Faraci S, Majo F, et al. Pancreatic disorders in children: New clues on the horizon. Dig Liver Dis 2018;50:886-893.
  • Fisher WE, Cruz-Monserrate Z, McElhany AL, et al. Standard Operating Procedures for Biospecimen Collection, Processing, and Storage: From the Consortium for the Study of Chronic Pancreatitis, Diabetes, and Pancreatic Cancer. Pancreas 2018;47:1213-1221.
  • Scheers I, Palermo JJ, Freedman S, et al. Recommendations for Diagnosis and Management of Autoimmune Pancreatitis in Childhood: Consensus From INSPPIRE. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 2018;67:232-236.
  • Uc A, Perito ER, Pohl JF, et al. INternational Study Group of Pediatric Pancreatitis: In Search for a CuRE Cohort Study: Design and Rationale for INSPPIRE 2 From the Consortium for the Study of Chronic Pancreatitis, Diabetes, and Pancreatic Cancer. Pancreas 2018;47:1222-1228.
  • Uc A, Zimmerman MB, Wilschanski M, et al. Impact of Obesity on Pediatric Acute Recurrent and Chronic Pancreatitis. Pancreas 2018;47:967-973.