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EDUCATION

Medical School

  • University Nacional Autonoma de Mexico , 1981 , Mexico City , Mexico

Internship

  • Boston City Hospital , 1982 , Boston , MA

Residency

  • Massachusetts General Hospital , 1984 , Boston , MA

Fellowship

  • Boston Children's Hospital , 1987 , Boston , MA

CERTIFICATIONS

  • American Board of Pediatrics, General Pediatrics
  • American Board of Pediatrics, Pediatric Gastroenterology

PUBLICATIONS

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  1. Healthcare spending and utilization for pediatric Irritable Bowel Syndrome in a commercially insured population. Neurogastroenterol Motil. 2021 Apr 05; e14147. View abstract
  2. Evaluation of Fecal Incontinence in Pediatric Functional Constipation: Clinical Utility of Anorectal and Colon Manometry. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2021 Mar 01; 72(3):361-365. View abstract
  3. The Golden Half Hour in Chronic Pediatric Pain-Feedback as the First Intervention. JAMA Pediatr. 2021 Jan 01; 175(1):7-8. View abstract
  4. Development of Entrustable Professional Activities and Standards in Training in Pediatric Neurogastroenterology and Motility: North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition and American Neurogastroenterology and Motility Society Position Paper. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2021 01 01; 72(1):168-180. View abstract
  5. Diagnostic and clinical utility of the wireless motility capsule in children: A study in patients with functional gastrointestinal disorders. Neurogastroenterol Motil. 2021 Apr; 33(4):e14032. View abstract
  6. Paediatric functional abdominal pain disorders. Nat Rev Dis Primers. 2020 11 05; 6(1):89. View abstract
  7. Pediatric Solid Gastric Emptying Scintigraphy: Normative Value Guidelines and Nonstandard Meal Alternatives. Am J Gastroenterol. 2020 11; 115(11):1830-1839. View abstract
  8. Comparison of longitudinal and radial characteristics of intra-anal pressures using 3D high-definition anorectal manometry between children with anoretal malformations and functional constipation. Neurogastroenterol Motil. 2021 02; 33(2):e13971. View abstract
  9. Long-term Use of Bisacodyl in Pediatric Functional Constipation Refractory to Conventional Therapy. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2020 09; 71(3):288-291. View abstract
  10. Pediatric Solid Gastric Emptying Scintigraphy: Normative Value Guidelines and Nonstandard Meal Alternatives. Am J Gastroenterol. 2020 Aug 19. View abstract
  11. Proceedings of the 2018 Advances In Motility and In NeuroGastroenterology: AIMING for the Future Single Topic Symposium. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2020 08; 71(2):e59-e67. View abstract
  12. Perceptions of Pain Treatment in Pediatric Patients With Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders. Clin J Pain. 2020 07; 36(7):550-557. View abstract
  13. Botulinum Toxin as a Treatment for Feeding Difficulties in Young Children. J Pediatr. 2020 Jun 26. View abstract
  14. Interleukin-10 and Zonulin Are Associated With Postoperative Delayed Gastric Emptying in Critically Ill Surgical Pediatric Patients: A Prospective Pilot Study. JPEN J Parenter Enteral Nutr. 2020 11; 44(8):1407-1416. View abstract
  15. Functional Luminal Imaging Probe Assessment in Postfundoplication Patients Changes Management Beyond Manometry. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2020 06; 70(6):e119-e123. View abstract
  16. Characterization of the colonic response to bisacodyl in children with treatment-refractory constipation. Neurogastroenterol Motil. 2020 08; 32(8):e13851. View abstract
  17. Omeprazole inhibits IgE-mediated mast cell activation and allergic inflammation induced by ingested allergen in mice. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2020 10; 146(4):884-893.e5. View abstract
  18. Functional Luminal Imaging Probe Assessment in Post-Fundoplication Patients Changes Management Beyond Manometry. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2020 Feb 11. View abstract
  19. Utility of Colon Manometry in Guiding Therapy and Predicting Need for Surgery in Children With Defecation Disorders. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2020 02; 70(2):232-237. View abstract
  20. It Is Ok to Be Negative! J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2019 10; 69(4):393-394. View abstract
  21. Unintentional Symptom Intensification by Doctors. Pediatrics. 2019 11; 144(5). View abstract
  22. Utility of Colon Manometry in Guiding Therapy and Predicting Need for Surgery in Children With Defecation Disorders. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2019 Sep 17. View abstract
  23. Gastrointestinal Dysmotility and the Implications for Respiratory Disease. Curr Treat Options Pediatr. 2019 Jun; 5(2):197-214. View abstract
  24. Mechanical Skin Injury Promotes Food Anaphylaxis by Driving Intestinal Mast Cell Expansion. Immunity. 2019 05 21; 50(5):1262-1275.e4. View abstract
  25. Chronic Acalculous Cholecystitis in Children With Biliary Symptoms: Usefulness of Hepatocholescintigraphy. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2019 01; 68(1):68-73. View abstract
  26. Same day versus next day antroduodenal manometry results in children with upper gastrointestinal symptoms: A prospective study. Neurogastroenterol Motil. 2019 03; 31(3):e13521. View abstract
  27. A Distinct Esophageal mRNA Pattern Identifies Eosinophilic Esophagitis Patients With Food Impactions. Front Immunol. 2018; 9:2059. View abstract
  28. Primary placement of a skin-level Cecostomy Tube for Antegrade Colonic Enema Administration Using a Modification of the Laparoscopic-Assisted Percutaneous Endoscopic Cecostomy (LAPEC). J Pediatr Surg. 2019 Mar; 54(3):486-490. View abstract
  29. Focus on the use of antidepressants to treat pediatric functional abdominal pain: current perspectives. Clin Exp Gastroenterol. 2018; 11:365-372. View abstract
  30. Updated International Consensus Diagnostic Criteria for Eosinophilic Esophagitis: Proceedings of the AGREE Conference. Gastroenterology. 2018 10; 155(4):1022-1033.e10. View abstract
  31. Microstructural White Matter Abnormalities in the Dorsal Cingulum of Adolescents with IBS. eNeuro. 2018 Jul-Aug; 5(4). View abstract
  32. Multidisciplinary Treatment Reduces Pain and Increases Function in Children With Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2019 04; 17(5):994-996. View abstract
  33. Thoracoscopic esophagomyotomy for achalasia in the pediatric population: A retrospective cohort study. J Pediatr Surg. 2019 Mar; 54(3):572-576. View abstract
  34. Educational needs in the diagnosis and management of pediatric functional constipation: a US survey of specialist and primary care clinicians. Postgrad Med. 2018 May; 130(4):428-435. View abstract
  35. Prevalence of Pediatric Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders Utilizing the Rome IV Criteria. J Pediatr. 2018 04; 195:134-139. View abstract
  36. Novel Pressure-Impedance Parameters for Evaluating Esophageal Function in Pediatric Achalasia. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2018 01; 66(1):37-42. View abstract
  37. An algorithm for the classification of mRNA patterns in eosinophilic esophagitis: Integration of machine learning. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2018 04; 141(4):1354-1364.e9. View abstract
  38. Are We Using Abdominal Radiographs Appropriately in the Management of Pediatric Constipation? J Pediatr. 2017 12; 191:179-183. View abstract
  39. An ANMS-NASPGHAN consensus document on esophageal and antroduodenal manometry in children. Neurogastroenterol Motil. 2018 03; 30(3). View abstract
  40. Perceived medication adherence barriers mediating effects between gastrointestinal symptoms and health-related quality of life in pediatric inflammatory bowel disease. Qual Life Res. 2018 01; 27(1):195-204. View abstract
  41. Rectal Suction Biopsy in Patients With Previous Anorectal Surgery for Hirschsprung Disease. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2017 08; 65(2):173-178. View abstract
  42. Spontaneous food allergy in Was-/- mice occurs independent of FceRI-mediated mast cell activation. Allergy. 2017 Dec; 72(12):1916-1924. View abstract
  43. The Prevalence of Rome IV Nonerosive Esophageal Phenotypes in Children. J Pediatr. 2017 10; 189:86-91. View abstract
  44. Motility Disorders in Children. Pediatr Clin North Am. 2017 06; 64(3):593-612. View abstract
  45. Patient Health Communication Mediating Effects Between Gastrointestinal Symptoms and Gastrointestinal Worry in Pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease. Inflamm Bowel Dis. 2017 05; 23(5):704-711. View abstract
  46. Empirically Derived Patterns of Pain, Stooling, and Incontinence and Their Relations to Health-Related Quality of Life Among Youth With Chronic Constipation. J Pediatr Psychol. 2017 Apr 01; 42(3):325-334. View abstract
  47. Prospective evaluation of same day versus next day colon manometry results in children with medical refractory constipation. Neurogastroenterol Motil. 2017 Jul; 29(7). View abstract
  48. The pediatric Rome IV criteria: what's new? Expert Rev Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2017 Mar; 11(3):193-201. View abstract
  49. Gastric Emptying in Critically Ill Children. JPEN J Parenter Enteral Nutr. 2017 09; 41(7):1100-1109. View abstract
  50. Pediatric rumination subtypes: A study using high-resolution esophageal manometry with impedance. Neurogastroenterol Motil. 2017 05; 29(5). View abstract
  51. Gastrointestinal Symptoms Predictors of Health-Related Quality of Life in Patients With Inflammatory Bowel Disease. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2016 12; 63(6):e186-e192. View abstract
  52. Gastrointestinal symptoms predictors of health-related quality of life in pediatric patients with functional gastrointestinal disorders. Qual Life Res. 2017 04; 26(4):1015-1025. View abstract
  53. Utility of Octreotide in Advancing Enteral Feeds in Children with Chronic Intestinal Pseudo-Obstruction. Paediatr Drugs. 2016 Oct; 18(5):387-92. View abstract
  54. Eosinophilic esophagitis: published evidences for disease subtypes, indications for patient subpopulations, and how to translate patient observations to murine experimental models. World Allergy Organ J. 2016; 9:23. View abstract
  55. Abdominal Pain, the Adolescent and Altered Brain Structure and Function. PLoS One. 2016; 11(5):e0156545. View abstract
  56. Allergic skin sensitization promotes eosinophilic esophagitis through the IL-33-basophil axis in mice. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2016 11; 138(5):1367-1380.e5. View abstract
  57. Simultaneous urodynamic and anorectal manometry studies in children: insights into the relationship between the lower gastrointestinal and lower urinary tracts. Neurogastroenterol Motil. 2016 06; 28(6):924-33. View abstract
  58. Childhood Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders: Neonate/Toddler. Gastroenterology. 2016 Feb 15. View abstract
  59. Acid Rather Than Nonacid Reflux Burden Is a Predictor of Tooth Erosion. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2016 Feb; 62(2):309-13. View abstract
  60. Gastric Dysmotility in Critically Ill Children: Pathophysiology, Diagnosis, and Management. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2015 Nov; 16(9):828-36. View abstract
  61. Pediatric Functional Constipation Gastrointestinal Symptom Profile Compared With Healthy Controls. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2015 Oct; 61(4):424-30. View abstract
  62. Symptom Profiles in Patients With Irritable Bowel Syndrome or Functional Abdominal Pain Compared With Healthy Controls. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2015 Sep; 61(3):323-9. View abstract
  63. Effect of anesthesia on gastroesophageal reflux in children: a study using BRAVO wireless pH study measurements. Neurogastroenterol Motil. 2015 Nov; 27(11):1553-8. View abstract
  64. Accuracy of digital mRNA profiling of oesophageal biopsies as a novel diagnostic approach to eosinophilic oesophagitis. Clin Exp Allergy. 2015 Aug; 45(8):1317-1327. View abstract
  65. High-resolution manometry combined with impedance measurements discriminates the cause of dysphagia in children. Eur J Pediatr. 2015 Dec; 174(12):1629-37. View abstract
  66. Validation of a bowel dysfunction instrument for adolescents with spina bifida. J Pediatr Urol. 2015 Aug; 11(4):199.e1-7. View abstract
  67. A multicenter study on childhood constipation and fecal incontinence: effects on quality of life. J Pediatr. 2015 Jun; 166(6):1482-7.e1. View abstract
  68. PedsQL gastrointestinal symptoms scales and gastrointestinal worry scales in pediatric patients with inflammatory bowel disease in comparison with healthy controls. Inflamm Bowel Dis. 2015 May; 21(5):1115-24. View abstract
  69. Shared care: a quality improvement initiative to optimize primary care management of constipation. Pediatrics. 2015 May; 135(5):e1300-7. View abstract
  70. Measuring Health-Related Quality of Life With the Parental Opinions of Pediatric Constipation Questionnaire. J Pediatr Psychol. 2015 Sep; 40(8):814-24. View abstract
  71. Emergency department burden of constipation in the United States from 2006 to 2011. Am J Gastroenterol. 2015 Apr; 110(4):572-9. View abstract
  72. Inpatient burden of childhood functional GI disorders in the USA: an analysis of national trends in the USA from 1997 to 2009. Neurogastroenterol Motil. 2015 May; 27(5):684-92. View abstract
  73. Interpretability of the PedsQL™ Gastrointestinal Symptoms Scales and Gastrointestinal Worry Scales in Pediatric Patients With Functional and Organic Gastrointestinal Diseases. J Pediatr Psychol. 2015 Jul; 40(6):591-601. View abstract
  74. Treating constipation with prucalopride: one size does not fit all. Gastroenterology. 2014 Dec; 147(6):1214-6. View abstract
  75. Health-related quality of life in pediatric patients with functional and organic gastrointestinal diseases. J Pediatr. 2015 Jan; 166(1):85-90. View abstract
  76. PedsQL gastrointestinal symptoms module: feasibility, reliability, and validity. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2014 Sep; 59(3):347-55. View abstract
  77. PedsQL™ Gastrointestinal Symptoms Scales and Gastrointestinal Worry Scales in pediatric patients with functional and organic gastrointestinal diseases in comparison to healthy controls. Qual Life Res. 2015 Feb; 24(2):363-78. View abstract
  78. Evaluation and treatment of constipation in children and adolescents. Am Fam Physician. 2014 Jul 15; 90(2):82-90. View abstract
  79. Persistent pain in chronically ill children without detectable disease activity. Pain Manag. 2014 May; 4(3):211-9. View abstract
  80. Functional dyspepsia in children. Pediatr Ann. 2014 Apr; 43(4):e101-5. View abstract
  81. Involvement of the iNKT cell pathway is associated with early-onset eosinophilic esophagitis and response to allergen avoidance therapy. Am J Gastroenterol. 2014 May; 109(5):646-57. View abstract
  82. Intraesophageal pressure recording improves the detection of cough during multichannel intraluminal impedance testing in children. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2014 Jan; 58(1):22-6. View abstract
  83. Assessment of abdominal pain through global outcomes and recent FDA recommendations in children: are we ready for change? J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2014 Jan; 58(1):46-50. View abstract
  84. The utility of endoscopy and multichannel intraluminal impedance testing in children with cough and wheezing. Pediatr Pulmonol. 2014 Nov; 49(11):1090-6. View abstract
  85. Longitudinal and radial characteristics of intra-anal pressures in children using 3D high-definition anorectal manometry: new observations. Am J Gastroenterol. 2013 Dec; 108(12):1918-28. View abstract
  86. Review of organic causes of fecal incontinence in children: evaluation and treatment. Expert Rev Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2013 Sep; 7(7):657-67. View abstract
  87. Elevated levels of leukotriene C4 synthase mRNA distinguish a subpopulation of eosinophilic oesophagitis patients. Clin Exp Allergy. 2013 Aug; 43(8):902-13. View abstract
  88. The overlap of functional abdominal pain in pediatric Crohn's disease. Inflamm Bowel Dis. 2013 Mar-Apr; 19(4):826-31. View abstract
  89. Relationship between postprandial metabolomics and colon motility in children with constipation. Neurogastroenterol Motil. 2013 May; 25(5):420-6, e299. View abstract
  90. Safety and efficacy of cyproheptadine for treating dyspeptic symptoms in children. J Pediatr. 2013 Jul; 163(1):261-7. View abstract
  91. Factors associated with successful decrease and discontinuation of antegrade continence enemas (ACE) in children with defecation disorders: a study evaluating the effect of ACE on colon motility. Neurogastroenterol Motil. 2013 Feb; 25(2):140-e81. View abstract
  92. Accuracy of pain recall in children. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2012 Sep; 55(3):288-91. View abstract
  93. Fc-epsilon-RI, the high affinity IgE-receptor, is robustly expressed in the upper gastrointestinal tract and modulated by mucosal inflammation. PLoS One. 2012; 7(7):e42066. View abstract
  94. Internal anal sphincter relaxation associated with bisacodyl-induced colonic high amplitude propagating contractions in children with constipation: a colo-anal reflex? Neurogastroenterol Motil. 2012 Nov; 24(11):1023-e545. View abstract
  95. Endoscopic intrapyloric injection of botulinum toxin A in the treatment of children with gastroparesis: a retrospective, open-label study. Gastrointest Endosc. 2012 Feb; 75(2):302-9. View abstract
  96. Heterogeneity of lower esophageal sphincter function in children with achalasia. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2012 Jan; 54(1):34-40. View abstract
  97. The presence of pepsin in the lung and its relationship to pathologic gastro-esophageal reflux. Neurogastroenterol Motil. 2012 Feb; 24(2):129-33, e84-5. View abstract
  98. Eosinophilic esophagitis. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2011 Dec; 53 Suppl 2:S13-5. View abstract
  99. Extra-esophageal symptoms: how do we treat them? J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2011 Dec; 53 Suppl 2:S22-3. View abstract
  100. Anorectal manometry may identify children with spinal cord lesions. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2011 Nov; 53(5):507-11. View abstract
  101. 50 years ago in the journal of pediatrics achalasia in children as a cause of recurrent pulmonary disease. J Pediatr. 2011 Oct; 159(4):632. View abstract
  102. Esophageal disease in pediatrics. Ann N Y Acad Sci. 2011 Sep; 1232:401-4. View abstract
  103. Development and validation of a standardized ELISA for the detection of soluble Fc-epsilon-RI in human serum. J Immunol Methods. 2011 Oct 28; 373(1-2):192-9. View abstract
  104. Higher rate of bronchoalveolar lavage culture positivity in children with nonacid reflux and respiratory disorders. J Pediatr. 2011 Sep; 159(3):504-6. View abstract
  105. Defecation disorders in children after surgery for Hirschsprung disease. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2011 Jul; 53(1):75-9. View abstract
  106. [Esophageal impedance monitoring for gastroesophageal reflux]. Acta Gastroenterol Latinoam. 2011 Jun; 41(2):146-61. View abstract
  107. Diagnosis of supra-esophageal gastric reflux: correlation of oropharyngeal pH with esophageal impedance monitoring for gastro-esophageal reflux. Neurogastroenterol Motil. 2011 Aug; 23(8):717-e326. View abstract
  108. Cisapride improves enteral tolerance in pediatric short-bowel syndrome with dysmotility. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2011 May; 52(5):590-4. View abstract
  109. Long-term follow-up of patients after antegrade continence enema procedure. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2011 May; 52(5):574-80. View abstract
  110. Functional abdominal pain and irritable bowel syndrome in children and adolescents. Therapy. 2011 May 01; 8(3):315-331. View abstract
  111. A soluble form of the high affinity IgE receptor, Fc-epsilon-RI, circulates in human serum. PLoS One. 2011 Apr 22; 6(4):e19098. View abstract
  112. Beliefs and attitudes of general pediatricians and pediatric gastroenterologists regarding functional gastrointestinal disorders: a survey study. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2011 Oct; 50(10):891-6. View abstract
  113. Does reflux monitoring with multichannel intraluminal impedance change clinical decision making? J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2011 Apr; 52(4):404-7. View abstract
  114. Effect of different pH criteria on dual-sensor pH monitoring in the evaluation of supraesophageal gastric reflux in children. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2011 Apr; 52(4):399-403. View abstract
  115. Coexistence of constipation and incontinence in children and adults. Best Pract Res Clin Gastroenterol. 2011 Feb; 25(1):29-41. View abstract
  116. Esophageal impedance monitoring for gastroesophageal reflux. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2011 Feb; 52(2):129-39. View abstract
  117. Comparative analysis of FceRI expression patterns in patients with eosinophilic and reflux esophagitis. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2010 Nov; 51(5):584-92. View abstract
  118. Relationships between levels of serum IgE, cell-bound IgE, and IgE-receptors on peripheral blood cells in a pediatric population. PLoS One. 2010 Aug 16; 5(8):e12204. View abstract
  119. Lack of utility of abdominal x-rays in the evaluation of children with constipation: comparison of different scoring methods. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2010 Aug; 51(2):155-9. View abstract
  120. Management of functional abdominal pain and irritable bowel syndrome in children and adolescents. Expert Rev Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2010 Jun; 4(3):293-304. View abstract
  121. Reflux events detected by pH-MII do not determine fundoplication outcome. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2010 Mar; 50(3):251-5. View abstract
  122. Esophageal dysmotility in children with eosinophilic esophagitis: a study using prolonged esophageal manometry. Am J Gastroenterol. 2009 Dec; 104(12):3050-7. View abstract
  123. Multicenter, randomized, placebo-controlled trial of amitriptyline in children with functional gastrointestinal disorders. Gastroenterology. 2009 Oct; 137(4):1261-9. View abstract
  124. Congenital myasthenic syndrome with episodic apnea. Pediatr Neurol. 2009 Jul; 41(1):42-5. View abstract
  125. Long-term clinical outcome after botulinum toxin injection in children with nonrelaxing internal anal sphincter. Am J Gastroenterol. 2009 Apr; 104(4):976-83. View abstract
  126. The tip of the iceberg: the prevalence of functional gastrointestinal diseases in children. J Pediatr. 2009 Mar; 154(3):313-5. View abstract
  127. Preservation of intestinal motility after the serial transverse enteroplasty procedure in a large animal model of short bowel syndrome. J Pediatr Surg. 2009 Jan; 44(1):229-35; discussion 235. View abstract
  128. Functional abdominal pain: time to get together and move forward. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2008 Nov; 47(5):679-80. View abstract
  129. Allogeneic transplantation successfully corrects immune defects, but not susceptibility to colitis, in a patient with nuclear factor-kappaB essential modulator deficiency. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2008 Dec; 122(6):1113-1118.e1. View abstract
  130. Approach to the child who has persistent dysphagia after surgical treatment for esophageal achalasia. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2008 Jul; 47(1):92-7. View abstract
  131. Opioid side effects--mechanism-based therapy. N Engl J Med. 2008 May 29; 358(22):2400-2. View abstract
  132. Role of acid and nonacid reflux in children with eosinophilic esophagitis compared with patients with gastroesophageal reflux and control patients. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2008 May; 46(5):520-3. View abstract
  133. Lipid-laden macrophage index is not an indicator of gastroesophageal reflux-related respiratory disease in children. Pediatrics. 2008 Apr; 121(4):e879-84. View abstract
  134. PEG3350 in the treatment of childhood constipation: a multicenter, double-blinded, placebo-controlled trial. J Pediatr. 2008 Aug; 153(2):254-61, 261.e1. View abstract
  135. Pediatric gastrointestinal motility disorders: challenges and a clinical update. Gastroenterol Hepatol (N Y). 2008 Feb; 4(2):140-8. View abstract
  136. Esophageal dysmotility in patients who have eosinophilic esophagitis. Gastrointest Endosc Clin N Am. 2008 Jan; 18(1):73-89; ix. View abstract
  137. The sensitivity of multichannel intraluminal impedance and the pH probe in the evaluation of gastroesophageal reflux in children. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2006 Feb; 4(2):167-72. View abstract
  138. What's the value of diagnostic tools in defecation disorders? J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2005 Sep; 41 Suppl 1:S53-5. View abstract
  139. Use of multi-channel intraluminal impedance (MII) in the evaluation of children with respiratory symptoms: a new phenomenon? J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2005 Aug; 41(2):166-8. View abstract
  140. The Paris Consensus on Childhood Constipation Terminology (PACCT) Group. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2005 Mar; 40(3):273-5. View abstract
  141. Esophageal motor activity in children with gastro-esophageal reflux disease and esophagitis. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2005 Jan; 40(1):70-5. View abstract
  142. The importance of multichannel intraluminal impedance in the evaluation of children with persistent respiratory symptoms. Am J Gastroenterol. 2004 Dec; 99(12):2452-8. View abstract
  143. Management of Fecal Incontinence in Children Without Functional Fecal Retention. Curr Treat Options Gastroenterol. 2004 Oct; 7(5):381-390. View abstract
  144. Incidence of spinal cord lesions in patients with intractable constipation. J Pediatr. 2004 Sep; 145(3):409-11. View abstract
  145. Increased prevalence of constipation and fecal soiling in a population of obese children. J Pediatr. 2004 Aug; 145(2):253-4. View abstract
  146. Association of Schatzki ring with eosinophilic esophagitis in children. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2004 Apr; 38(4):436-41. View abstract
  147. The importance of gut motility in the metabolic control of propionic acidemia. J Pediatr. 2004 Apr; 144(4):532-5. View abstract
  148. Prolonged monitoring of esophageal motor function in healthy children. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2004 Feb; 38(2):192-7. View abstract
  149. Acute myeloid leukemia presenting as non-neutropenic colitis in an infant. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2003 Nov; 37(5):631-3. View abstract
  150. Internal anal sphincter achalasia in children: clinical characteristics and treatment with Clostridium botulinum toxin. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2003 Sep; 37(3):315-9. View abstract
  151. Impeding gastroesophageal refluxate: a new application of an old medication. Gastroenterology. 2003 Sep; 125(3):984-5; discussion 985-6. View abstract
  152. Stimulation with fatty meal (Lipomul) to assess gallbladder emptying in children with chronic acalculous cholecystitis. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2003 Aug; 37(2):178-82. View abstract
  153. Rectal manometry in patients with isolated sacral agenesis. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2003 Jul; 37(1):47-52. View abstract
  154. Trends in referral to a single encopresis clinic over 20 years. Pediatrics. 2003 May; 111(5 Pt 1):e604-7. View abstract
  155. Abnormalities in gastrointestinal motility are associated with diseases of oxidative phosphorylation in children. Am J Gastroenterol. 2003 Apr; 98(4):871-7. View abstract
  156. Serial transverse enteroplasty (STEP): a novel bowel lengthening procedure. J Pediatr Surg. 2003 Mar; 38(3):425-9. View abstract
  157. High-resolution EUS in children with eosinophilic "allergic" esophagitis. Gastrointest Endosc. 2003 Jan; 57(1):30-6. View abstract
  158. Isolated neonatal swallowing dysfunction: a case series and review of the literature. Dig Dis Sci. 2003 Jan; 48(1):30-5. View abstract
  159. Diagnosis and management of MNGIE syndrome in children: case report and review of the literature. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2002 Sep; 35(3):377-83. View abstract
  160. Eosinophilic esophagitis: it's not just kid's stuff. Gastrointest Endosc. 2002 Aug; 56(2):260-70. View abstract
  161. Manometry studies in children: minimum standards for procedures. Neurogastroenterol Motil. 2002 Aug; 14(4):411-20. View abstract
  162. Gastrointestinal complications after pediatric cardiac transplantation. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2002 Jul; 21(7):751-9. View abstract
  163. The infant with chronic vomiting: the value of the upper GI series. Pediatr Radiol. 2002 Aug; 32(8):549-50; discussion 551. View abstract
  164. Deficient natural killer cell cytotoxicity in patients with IKK-gamma/NEMO mutations. J Clin Invest. 2002 Jun; 109(11):1501-9. View abstract
  165. Eosinophilic esophagitis in children: immunopathological analysis and response to fluticasone propionate. Gastroenterology. 2002 May; 122(5):1216-25. View abstract
  166. Early constipation and toilet training in children with encopresis. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2002 Apr; 34(4):385-8. View abstract
  167. Cysteine metabolism and whole blood glutathione synthesis in septic pediatric patients. Crit Care Med. 2001 Apr; 29(4):870-7. View abstract
  168. Nonfixation of an atretic colon predicts Hirschsprung's disease. J Pediatr Surg. 2001 Jan; 36(1):202-4. View abstract
  169. The spectrum of pediatric gastroesophageal reflux. JAMA. 2000 Dec 27; 284(24):3125-6. View abstract
  170. The barium enema in constipation: comparison with rectal manometry and biopsy to exclude Hirschsprung's disease after the neonatal period. Pediatr Radiol. 2000 Oct; 30(10):681-4. View abstract
  171. Advances in the management of pediatric constipation. Curr Gastroenterol Rep. 2000 Jun; 2(3):234-40. View abstract
  172. The efficacy of cisapride: what is needed for digestion? J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2000 Mar; 30(3):230-1. View abstract
  173. Cisapride for the treatment of constipation in children: A double-blind study. J Pediatr. 2000 Jan; 136(1):35-40. View abstract
  174. Constipation in infants and children: evaluation and treatment. A medical position statement of the North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 1999 Nov; 29(5):612-26. View abstract
  175. Barrett's esophagus in a teenager with a ringed esophagus. Pediatr Radiol. 1999 Aug; 29(8):641. View abstract
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