Kenneth J. Chang

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Professor and Chief, Division of Gastroenterology and Executive Director of the H.H. Chao Comprehensive Digestive Disease Center, Medicine
School of Medicine

M.D., Brown University

Phone: (714) 456-6187
Fax: (714) 456-7520
Email: kchang@uci.edu

University of California, Irvine
101 The City Drive
Bldg 22C - Rt 99 - Rm 106
Mail Code: 3298
Orange, CA 92868
Research Interests
GERD; Barrett's Esophagus and Early Cancer; EUS-guided FNA/FNB; Pancreatic Cancer; Cystic Neoplasms; Endoscopic Resection (EMR, ESD); Per-oral Endoscopic Myotomy (POEM); Endoscopic Sleeve Gastroplasty and By-pass/Sleeve Revision; EUS-guided liver biopsy
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Academic Distinctions
2005 Physicians of Excellence – Orange Coast Magazine
2006 Best Doctors in America
2006 Physicians of Excellence – Orange Coast Magazine
2007 Physicians of Excellence - Orange Coast Magazine
2007 Physicians of Excellence - Orange County Medical Association
2007 Best Doctors in America
2007 Madison Who’s Who
2008 Physicians of Excellence -Orange Coast Magazine
2009-2010 Best Doctors in America
2009 Physicians of Excellence - Orange County Medical Association
2010 Physicians of Excellence - Orange County Medical Association
2010 Super Doctors-Southern California Super Doctors
2011-2012 Best Doctors of America
2011 Best Doctors of Orange County - Orange Coast Magazine
2011 Physicians of Excellence - Orange County Medical Association
2011 NCI Clinician Award-Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center
University of Irvine
2011 Nominee for 1st Thomas Cesario Clinician of the Year Award, School of Medicine University of California, Irvine
2012 Super Doctors-Southern California Super Doctors
2012 Physicians of Excellence - Orange County Medical Association
2012 US News and World Report Best Doctors Top 1% among Gastroenterologists
2013 NCI Clinician Award-Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center Clinic Research Education and Awareness Week
2014 Super Doctors-Southern California Super Doctors
2014 Physicians of Excellence - Orange County Medical Association
2014 Best Doctors of America/OC Register Metro Magazine
2014 American College of Gastroenterology Senior Governor Award
2015 Super Doctors-Southern California Super Doctors
2015 Physicians of Excellence - Orange County Medical Association
2016 Physicians of Excellence - Orange County Medical Association
2017 Physicians of Excellence - Orange County Medical Association
2018 Super Doctors-Southern California Super Doctors
2018 Physicians of Excellence - Orange County Medical Association
2019 Super Doctors-Southern California Super Doctors
Research Abstract
148. Nakai, Y, Iwashita, T, Shinoura, S, Park, DH, Samarasena, JB, Lee, JG, Chang, KJ: A Retrospective Analysis of Serial Fluid Analysis of Pancreatic Cystic Neoplasms Under EUS Surveillance: Is There Any Role In Repeat Cyst Fluid CEA Measurement? Abstract No. Mo1513, Presented at Digestive Disease Week, May 18-22, 2013, Orange County Convention Center, Orlando, FL
149. Fujii, L, Abu-Dayyeh, BK, Dierkhising, RA, Enders, F, Bruno, MJ, Chang, KJ, DeWitt, J, Fockens, P, Forcione, DG, Napoleon, B, Palazzo, L, Lenz, C, Weisema, MJ, Levy, MJ: The Intersobserver Agreement of Endoscopic Ultrasound (EUS) Characteristics for Hepatic Mass Lesions: Abstract No. Su1585, Presented at Digestive Disease Week, May 18-22, 2013, Orange County Convention Center, Orlando, FL
150. Samarasena, JB, Dhillon, R, Zhang, J, Nakai, Y, Shinoura, S, Chang, KJ: Evaluation of the Kansas City Criteria For Diagnosing Gastric Dysplasia Using Probe Based Confocal Laser Endiomicroscopy (pCLE) “Dorothy, are we still in Kansas?”: Abstract No. 775, Presented at Digestive Disease Week, May 18-22, 2013, Orange County Convention Center, Orlando, FL
151. Samarasena, JB, Chang, KJ, Ahluwalia, A, Shinoura, S, Lee, JG, Choi, KD, Tarnawski, AS: In Vivo Endoscopic Visualization of the Pancreatic Neural Network Using Fine Needle-Based Confocal Laser Endomicroscopy: Correlation with Expression of Nerve Growth Factor, TrkA and Melatonin Receptor. Basic Science and Clinical Implications. Abstract No. 328, Presented at Digestive Disease Week, May 18-22, 2013, Orange County Convention Center, Orlando, FL
152. Samarasena, JB, Tarnawski, AS, Shinoura, S, Aluwalia, A, Lee, JG, Choi, KD, Chang, KJ: Endoscopic Visualization of the Submucosal and Myenteric Neuronal Network of the GI Tract Using EUS-Guided Needle Based Confocal Laser Induced Endomicroscopy: Exploring the New Blue Ocean of the Submucosal Space: Abstract No. 419, Presented at Digestive Disease Week, May 18-22, 2013, Orange County Convention Center, Orlando, FL
153. Samarasena, JB, Chang, KJ, Ahluwalia, A, Shinoura, S, Choi, KD, Lee, JG, Tarnawski, AS: Direct In Vivo Visualization of Esophageal Neuronal Network During Endoscopy Using Needle-Based Confocal Laser Endomicroscopic Probe. Validation Using neuronal Probes and Correlation with Expression of CGRP, Neuronal NOS & Enolase and NGF: Abstract No. 542, Presented at Digestive Disease Week, May 18-22, 2013, Orange County Convention Center, Orlando, FL
154. Samarasena, JB, Shinoura, S, Nakai, Y, Choi, KD, Lee, JG, Chang, KJ: New Submucosal Lifting Gel for Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection of Gastrointestinal Lesions: ESD Made Easy with “Needle-Free Auto-Dissection”: Abstract No. Sa1394, Presented at Digestive Disease Week, May 18-22, 2013, Orange County Convention Center, Orlando, FL
155. Samarasena, JB, Zhang, J, Dhillon, R, Shinoura, S, Chang, JK: Learning Curve for Gastric Intestinal Metaplasia Diagnosis Using Probe-Based Confocal Laser Endomicroscopy (pCLE): Abstract No. Sa1670, Presented at Digestive Disease Week, May 18-22, 2013, Orange County Convention Center, Orlando, FL
156. Samarasena, JB, Tarnawski, AS, Shinoura, S, Ahluwalia, A, Lee, JG, Choi, KD, Chang, KJ: In Vivo Visualization of the Pancreatic Neuronal Network Using EUS Guided Needle-Based Confocal Laser Induced Endomicroscopy with Histologic Correlation: A New Frontier in Endoscopy: Abstract No. Mo1531, Presented at Digestive Disease Week, May 18-22, 2013, Orange County Convention Center, Orlando, FL
157. Chang, KJ, Samarasena, JB, Nakai, Y, Iwashita, T, Park, DH, Shinoura, S, Choi, KD, Lee, JG: Endoscopic Ultrasound (EUS) Guided Biopsy of the Pancreas Surface Using a Novel “Through-the-Needle” Technique: Can we Biospy the Pancreas Without Trauma to the Ducts?: Abstract No. Mo1502, Presented at Digestive Disease Week, May 18-22, 2013, Orange County Convention Center, Orlando, FL
158. Choi, KD, Dawwas MF, Huang, JY, Samarasena, JB, Chang, KJ: Role of Wide Are Transepithelial Sampling (Wats) for Detecting Gastric Intestinal Metaplasia: Abstract No. Sa1664, Presented at Digestive Disease Week, May 3-6, 2014, McCormick Place, Chicago, IL
159. Dawwas, MF, Huang, JY, Samarasena, JB, Chang, KJ, Lee, JG: EUS Diagnosis and Management of an Unusual ERCP Complication: Abstract No. 914, Presented at Digestive Disease Week, May 3-6, 2014, McCormick Place, Chicago, IL
160. Samarasena, JB, Tarnawski, AS, Shinoura, S, Ahluwalia, A, Lee, JG, Choi, KD, Chang, KJ: Visualization of the gastric Submucosal and Myenteric Neuronal Network Using Endoscopic Ultrasound (EUS) Guided Needle-Based Confocal Induced Endomicroscopy and a Novel EUS Guided Through-the-Needle Biopsy Technique: Abstract No. Mo1429, Presented at Digestive Disease Week, May 3-6, 2014, McCormick Place, Chicago, IL
161. Nakai, Y, Isayam, H, Chang, KJ, Yamamoto, N, Sasaki, T, Kogure, H, Niimi, K, Hamada, T, Takahara, N, Mizuno, S, Hirano, K, Tada, M, Koike, K: A Pilot Study of EUS-Guided Through-the –Needle Biopsy (EUS-TTNB) of Solid Masses. Abstract No. 833, Presented at Digestive Disease Week, May 3-6, 2014, McCormick Place, Chicago, IL
162. Samarasena, JB, Chang, KJ, Ahluwalia, A, Shinoura, S, Choi, KD, Lee, JG, Tarnawski, AS: Novel Insight Into Gastric Enteric Nervous System Using EUS-Guided Needle Bases Confocal Laser Endomicroscopy, Neuronal Probe and Molecular Imaging. Evidence for Common Mediators and Cross-Talk Between Neural, Endothelial, Epithelial & ECL Cells. Abstract No. 681, Presented at Digestive Disease Week, May 3-6, 2014, McCormick Place, Chicago, IL
163. Huang, JY, Samarasena, JB, Lee, RH, Choi, KD, Chang, KJ: The Mechanism of Action of Radiofrequency Energy Delivery (Rfed) to the Gastoesophageal Junction (GEJ) May BE Ideal for Upright Refluxers: A Restrospective Cohort Study. Abstract No. Tu1401, Presented at Digestive Disease Week, May 3-6, 2014, McCormick Place, Chicago, IL
164. Chen, CL, Chin, MA, Chang, KJ, Lee, JG; Samarasena, JB: High success rate for Over-The-Scope Clip (OTSC) system in the acute management of GI tract perforations: A single center experience. (Poster) Presented at Digestive Disease Week, May 15-19, 2015, Walter E. Washington, Convention Center, Washington, DC
165. Chen, CL, Chin, MA, Chang, KJ, Lee, JG., Samarasena, JB: Successful closure of a cryotherapy-induced bleeding jejunal perforation with the over-the-scope clip (OTSC) system. Video abstract. Presented at Digestive Disease Week, May 15-19, 2015, Walter E. Washington, Convention Center, Washington, DC
166. Chin MA, Chen C, Chang KJ, Lee, JG, Samarasena JB: Endoscopic Alcohol Ablation of Solid Tumors. 2015 ASGE Video Forum at Endofest. Presented at Digestive Disease Week, May 15-19, 2015, Walter E. Washington, Convention Center, Washington, DC
167. Chin M, Chen C, Chang KJ, Lee, JG, Samarasena JB: EUS-guided ethanol ablation of solid tumors: A feasible adjuvant technique in selected patients. Presented at Digestive Disease Week, May 15-19, 2015, Walter E. Washington, Convention Center, Washington, DC
168. Chin MA, Stanford SB, Masaquel CL, Samarasena JB, Chang KJ, Lee RH.: Impaired Post-Reflux Swallow-Induced Peristaltic Waves (PSPW) on Multichannel Intraluminal Impedance Testing: A Bitter Pill to Swallow for Patients with Non-Obstructive Dysphagia and GERD Symptoms. DDW 2015, Research Forum; GERD: Diagnostic Testing. (Oral). Presented at Digestive Disease Week, May 15-19, 2015, Walter E. Washington, Convention Center, Washington, DC
169. Kwak, N, Lee, JG., Chang, KJ, Samarasena, JB: The “PEG-Pedi-PEG” technique: A Novel Method for Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrojejunostomy tube placement. (Poster) Presented at Digestive Disease Week, May 15-19, 2015, Walter E. Washington, Convention Center, Washington, DC
170. Shah, KK; Chang, KJ: Case Vignette: Malignant Esophagopleural Fistula with Gastrointestinal Bleeding Resulting in Hemothorax. (Poster) Presented at Digestive Disease Week, May 15-19, 2015, Walter E. Washington, Convention Center, Washington, DC
171. Samarasena, JB, Chen, C, Chin, MA, Huang, JY, Chang, KJ, Lee, JG.: Altered Anatomy ERCP with Spiral Overtube Assisted Stent Placement. Presented at Digestive Disease Week, May 15-19, 2015, Walter E. Washington, Convention Center, Washington, DC
172. Samarasena, JB, Lee, RH, Reataza, M, Huang, JY, Chin, M, Lee, JG, Chang, KJ: Confocal Laser-Induced Endomicroscopy After Radiofrequency Ablation of Intestinal Metaplasia at the Gastro-Esophageal Junction (CLEAR IMAGE Study). Digestive Disease Week, May 21-24, 2016, San Diego Convention Center, San Diego, CA
173. Han, J, Tsujino, T, Samarasena, JB, Chang, KJ: Correlation of Volumetric Laser Endomicroscopy (VLE) With Histology in Patients With Barrett's Esophagus and Associated Dysplasia: Does VLE Add Value to Endoscopy? Digestive Disease Week, May 21-24, 2016, San Diego Convention Center, San Diego, CA
174. Sachin, W, Muthusamy, VR, Shaheen, NJ, Yadlapati, R, Wilson, RH, Abrams, JA, Bergman, J, Chak, A, Chang, KJ, Das, A, Dumot, JA, Edmundowicz, J, Eisen, G, Falk, GW, Fennerty,MB, Gerson, LB, Ginsberg, GG, Grande, D, Hall, M, Harnke, BD, Inadomi, J, Jankowski, J, Lightdale, CJ, Makker, J, Odze, RD, Pech, O, Sampliner, R, Spechler, SJ, Triadafilopoulos,G, Wallace, MB, Wang, KK, Waxman, I, Komanduri S: Development of Quality Indicators for Endoscopic Eradication Therapies (EET) in Barrett's Esophagus: The TREAT-BE (Treatment with Resection and Endoscopic Ablation Techniques for Barrett's Esophagus) Consortium. Digestive Disease Week, May 21-24, 2016, San Diego Convention Center, San Diego, CA
175. Iyengar, MS, Solaiman, P, Stanford, SB, Smith, BR, Samarasesna, JB, Chang, KJ, Lee, RH: Down to the Wire: The Diagnostic Yield of 48-HR Wireless pH Testing vs 24-HR pH-Multichannel Intraluminal Impedance in the Evaluation of Patients With Refractory GERD Symptoms: Digestive Disease Week, May 21-24, 2016, San Diego Convention Center, San Diego, CA
176. Samarasena, JB, Huang, JY, Tsujino, T, Hu, KQ, Han, J, Lee, JG, Chang, KJ: Endoscopic Ultrasound Guided Portal Pressure Gradient Measurement With a Simple Novel Device - First Human Pilot Study. Digestive Disease Week, May 21-24, 2016, San Diego Convention Center, San Diego, CA
177. Samarasena, JB, Huang, JY, Tsujino, T, Hu, KQ, Lee, JG, Chang, KJ: Endoscopic Ultrasound Guided Portal Pressure Gradient Measurement with a Simple Novel Device, Digestive Disease Week, May 21-24, 2016, San Diego Convention Center, San Diego, CA
178. Tsujino, T, Samarasena, JB, Huang, JY, Nakai, Y, Lee, JG, Chang, KJ: EUS-Guided Through-the-Needle Dual Imaging With Confocal Laser-Induced Endomicroscopy (nCLE) and Cystoscopy in Pancreatic Cysts: Correlation With Gold-Standard Surgical Pathology, Digestive Disease Week, May 21-24, 2016, San Diego Convention Center, San Diego, CA
179. Tsujino, T, Huang, JY, Samarasena, JB, Lemaistre, AI, Napoleon, B, Chang, KJ: EUS-Guided Needle-Based Confocal Laser Endomicroscopy in the Diagnosis of Cystic Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumor: Surgical Pathologic Correlation in Six Cases, Digestive Disease Week, May 21-24, 2016, San Diego Convention Center, San Diego, CA
180. Chin, MA, Han, J, Sharaiha, RZ, Gostout, C., Chang, KJ: Tu1210 Pilot Study Using a Novel Endoscopic Suturing Technique for the Treatment of Refractory Gerd. Digestive Disease Week, May 6-9, 2017. McCormick Place, Chicago, IL
181. Karnes, WE, Alkayali, T, Mittal, M, Patel, Anish, Kim, J, Chang, KJ, Ninh AQ, Urban, G, Baldi, P: Su1642 Automated Polyp Detection Using Deep Learning: Leveling the Field. Digestive Disease Week, May 6-9, 2017. McCormick Place Convention Center, Chicago, IL
182. Chin, MA, Han, J, Sharaiha, RZ, Gostout, C, Chang, JK: 872 Pilot Study Using a Novel Endoscopic Suturing Technique for the Treatment of Refractory Gerd. Digestive Disease Week, May 6-9, 2017. McCormick Place, Chicago, IL
183. Samarasena, JB, Yu, AR, Thieu, D, Paiji, C, Bucaya, RF, Steichen, J, Parekh, NK, Karnes, WE, Nguyen, DL, Lee, RH, Chang, KJ, Albers, G, Jamal, MM: Su1598 Single Day Low Residue Diet Prior to Colonscopy Shows Improved Tolerance and Equivalent Bowel Preparation Quality Over Clear Liquids Diet: A U.S. Multicenter Randomized Controlled Trial. Digestive Disease Week, May 6-9, 2017. McCormick Place, Chicago, IL
184. Lankarani, A, Costamagna, G, Boskoski, I, Nieto, J, Lehman, GA, Selzer, D.J., Neuhaus, H, Beyna, T, Shah, Shinil, Mehta, S, Haber, GB, Keisslich, R, Rey, JW, Starpoli, A, Dayyeh, BKA, Stavropoulos, SN, Caca, K, Chang, KJ, Fanit, L, Testoni PA: Tu1202 Interim Results From a Multi-Center Post-Marketing Surveillance Registry Study for Endoscopic Anterior Fundoplication. Digestive Disease Week, May 6-9, 2017. McCormick Place, Chicago, IL
185. Chin, MA, Chen, CC, Samarasena, JB, Chang, KJ. Tu1152 Initial Human Experience With Novel Laser Marking Volumetric Laser Endomircoscopy in Barrett’s Esophagus: Assessment of Real-Time Targeting and the Value of Co-Registration. Digestive Disease Week, May 6-9, 2017. McCormick Place, Chicago, IL
186. Chin, MA, Han, J, Sharaiha, RZ, Gostout, C, Chang, KJ. Tu1210 Pilot Study Using a Novel Endoscopic Suturing Technique for the Treatment of Refractory Gerd. Digestive Disease Week, May 6-9, 2017. McCormick Place, Chicago, IL
187. Smith, MS, Konda, VJ, Cash, BD, Trindade, AJ, Chang, KJ. Mo2071 Absence of Concerning Findings on Volumetric Laser Endomicroscopy Predicts Lower Incidence of Dysplasia During Future Endoscopies. Digestive Disease Week, May 6-9, 2017. McCormick Place, Chicago, IL
188. Kim, DM, DeDecker, LC, Yu, AR, Chang, V, Thieu, D, Chang, KJ, Lee, RH, Samarasena, JB. 927 The Utility of Endoflip Impedance Planimetry in the Diagnostic Approach Towards Suspected Achalasia. Digestive Disease Week, June 2-5, 2018, Walter E. Washington, Convention Center, Washington, DC.
189. Samarasena, JB, Han, JY, Patel, A, Fortinsky, KJ, Shimizu, T, Hu, KQ, Huang, JY, Chang, KJ. 647 EUS-Guided Portal Pressure Gradient Measurement: A Single Center Experience. Digestive Disease Week, June 2-5, 2018, Walter E. Washington, Convention Center, Washington, DC.
190. Tripathi, PV, Urban, G, Alkayali, T, Mittal, M, Jalali, F, Patel, A, Kim, J, Ninh, AQ, Albers, G, Chang, KJ, Samarasena, JB, Baldi, P, Karnes, WE. 133 Computer-Assisted Polyp Detection Identifies All Polyps Found by Expert Colonoscopists – and Then Some. Digestive Disease Week, June 2-5, 2018, Walter E. Washington, Convention Center, Washington, DC.
191. Samarasena, JB, Ahluwalia, A, Ali, MF, Chang, KJ, Tarnawski, AS. Sa1098 Confocal Endomicroscopy and Molecular Imaging Uncover New Common Mechanisms Underlying Barrett’s High-Grade Dysplasia/cancer and Pathological Angiogenesis: These Mechanisms are Aberrant Activation of Nerve Growth Factor & VEGF Genes and Upregulation of Importin. Digestive Disease Week, June 2-5, 2018, Walter E. Washington, Convention Center, Washington, DC.
192. Shimizu, T, Fortinsky, KJ, Tsujino, T, Lu, Y, Chin, MA, Samarasena, JB, Chang, KJ. Su1413 EUS Guided Liver Biopsy in Benign Liver Disease using Heparanized Needle Technique (HNT). Digestive Disease Week, June 2-5, 2018, Walter E. Washington, Convention Center, Washington, DC.
193. Fortinsky, KJ, Shimizu, T, Samarasena, JB, Chang, KJ. Tu1209 Early Experience Using a Scissor-Type Knife in Peroral Endoscopic Myotomy. Digestive Disease Week, June 2-5, 2018, Walter E. Washington, Convention Center, Washington, DC.
194. Shimizu, T, Samarasena, JB, Fortinsky, KJ, Chin, MA, Chang, KJ. Su1143 Efficacy, Tolerance, and Safety of Hybrid Argon Plasma Coagulation for the Treatment of Barrett’s Esophagus: A Single Center Pilot Study. Digestive Disease Week, June 2-5, 2018, Walter E. Washington, Convention Center, Washington, DC.
195. Samarasena, JB, Patel, A, Han, JY, Fortinsky, KJ, Shimizu, T, Tsujino, T, Yu, AR, Hu, KQ, Chang, KJ. Su1143 EUS-Guided Portal Pressure Gradient Measurement can be Safely Combined with Liver Biopsy During a Single Endoscopic Procedure. Digestive Disease Week, June 2-5, 2018, Walter E. Washington, Convention Center, Washington, DC.
196. Fortinsky, KJ, Shimizu, T, Chin, M, Kim, J, Samarasena, JB, Chang, KJ. Tu1168 Mucosal Ablation and Suturing at the Esophagogastric Junction (MASE): A Novel Procedure for the Management of Patients with Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease. Digestive Disease Week, June 2-5, 2018, Walter E. Washington, Convention Center, Washington, DC.
197. Van Riet, PA, Larghi, A, Attili, F, Rindi, G, Nguyen, NQ, Ruszkiewicz, A, Kitano, M, Chikugo, T, Aslanian, HR, Farrell, JJ, Robert, M, Adeniran, A, Van Der Merwe, S, Roskams, T, Chang, KJ, Lin, F, Lee, JG, Arcidiacono, PG, Petrone, M, Doglioni, C, Iglesias-Garcia, J, Abdulkader Nallib, I, Giovannini, M, Bories, E, Poizat, F, Santo, E, Scapa, E, Marmor, S, Bucobo, JC, Buscaglia, JM, Heimann, A, Wu, M, Silva, FB, Fernandez Moro, C, Erler, NS, Biermann, K, Poley, JW, Cahen, D, Bruno, MJ. Su1406 A Multicenter randomized Trial Comparing a 25g EUS Fine Needle Aspiration Device with a 20g EUS Fine Needle Biopsy Device. Digestive Disease Week, June 2-5, 2018, Walter E. Washington, Convention Center, Washington, DC.
198. Canto, MI, Abrams, JA, Lightdale, CJ, Trindade, AJ, Dumot, JA, Iyer, PG, Dieh, DL, Khara, HS, Chak, A, Chang, KJ, Corbett, FS, McKinley, M, Samarasena, JB, Shin, EJ, Tofani, CJ, Waxman, I, Shaheen, NJ. Su1127 Post-Procedural Pain Profile Associated With the Use of a Novel Contact Cryoballoon Focal Ablation System for Neoplastic Barrett’s Esophagus. Digestive Disease Week, June 2-5, 2018, Walter E. Washington, Convention Center, Washington, DC.
199. Moran, R, Rahden, BHA, Chang, KJ, Ujiki, M, Yoo, IK, Gulati, S, Romanelli, J, Al-Nasser, M, Shimizu, T, Hedberg, HM, Cho, JY, Hayee, B, Desilets, D, Filser, J, Fortinsky, KJ, Haji, A, Fayad, L, Sanaei, O, Dbouk, M, Yang, J, Kumbhari, V, Brewer Gutierrez, OI, Khashab, MA. Tu1155 An International Multicenter Study on the Performance Characteristics of Impedance Planitmetry for Predicting Clinical Response and GERD After Peroral Endocscopic Myotomy in Achalasia. Digestive Disease Week, June 2-5, 2018, Walter E. Washington, Convention Center, Washington, DC.
200. Yang, D, Samarasena, JB, Jamil, LH, Chang, KJ, Lee, D, Ona, MA, Lo, SK, Gaddam, S, Liu, Q, Draganov, PV. Mo1336 The Use of an Endoscopic Ultrasound-Guided Through-The-Needle-Forceps Biopsy in the Evaluation of Pancreatic Cystic Lesions: A Multicenter Retrospective Study. Digestive Disease Week, June 2-5, 2018, Walter E. Washington, Convention Center, Washington, DC.
Available Technologies
Publications
PEER REVIEW

57. Dan, DT, Gannavarapu, B, Lee, JG, Chang, KJ, Muthusamy, VR: Removable Esophageal Stents Have Poor Efficacy for the Treatment of Refractory Benign Esophageal Strictures (RBES): Diseases of the Esophagus (2014) 27, 511-517

58. Nakai, Y, Samarasena, JB, Iwashita, T, Park, DH, Lee, JG, Hu, KQ, Chang, KJ: Autoimmune Hepatitis Diagnosed by Endoscopic Ultrasound-Guided Liver Biopsy using a New 19-Gauge Histology Needle: Endoscopy 2012: Vol. 44: 1-2

59. Iwashita, T, Lee, JG, Nakai, Y, Samarasena, JB, Park, DH, Muthusamy, VR, Chang, KJ: Successful Management of Perforation During Cystogastrostomy with an Esophageal Fully Covered Metallic Stent Placement. Gastrointestinal Endoscopy 2012, Vol. 76 No (1): 214-215

60. Nakai, Y, Shinoura, S, Ahluwalia, A, Tarnawski, AS, Chang, KJ: Molecular Imaging of Epidermal Growth Factor-Receptor and Survivin In Vivo in Porcine Esophageal and Gastric Mucose Using Probe-Based Confocal Laser-Induced Endomicroscopy: Proof of Concept: Journal of Physiology and Pharmacology 2012: Vol. 63, 3: 303-307

61. Samarasena, JB, Nakai, Y, Park, DH, Iwashita, T, Chang, KJ: Endoscopic Closure of an Iatrogenic Duodenal Perforation: A Novel Technique Using Endoclips, Endoloop, and Fibrin Glue. Endoscopy, 2012, Vol. 44 Suppl. 2 UCTN: E424-e425

62. Nakai, Y, Shinoura, S, Ahluwalia, A, Tarnawski, A.S, Chang, KJ: In Vivo Visualization of Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor and Survivin Expression in Porcine Pancreas Using Endoscopic Ultrasound Guided Fine Needle Imaging with Confocal Laser-Induced Endomicroscopy. Journal of Physiology and Pharmacology, 2012: Vol. 63, 6: 577-580

63. Iwashita, T, Lee, JG, Nakai, Y, Samarasena, JB, Chang, KJ: Successful Management of Arterial Bleeding Complicating Endoscopic Ultrasound-Guided Cystogastrostomy Using a Covered Metallic Stent. Endoscopy, 2012. Vol. 44. E370-E371.

64. Herman, JM, Wild, AT, Wang, H, Tran, PT, Chang, KJ, Taylor, GE, Donehower, RC, Pawlik, TM, Ziegler, MA, Cai, H, Savage, DT, Canto, MI, Klapman, J, Reid, T, Shah, RJ, Hoffe, SE, Rosemurgy, A, Wolfgang, C.L, Laheru, DA: A Randomized Phase III Multi-Institutional Study of TNFerade Biologic With Fluorouracil and Radiotherapy for Locally Advanced Pancreatic Cancer: Final Results: Journal of Clinical Oncology: American Society of Clinical Oncology 2013: 31 (7):866-94

65. Iwashita, T, Nakai, Y, Samarasena, JB, Park, DH, Zhang, Z, Gu, M, Lee, JG, Chang, KJ: High Single-Pass Diagnostic Yield of a New 25-gauge Core Biopsy Needle for EUS-Guided FNA Biopsy in Solid Pancreatic Lesions. Gastrointestinal Endoscopy: Volume 76, No. 6: 2013. 909-915

66. Samarasena, JB, Kaye, S, Jalali, F, Lee, JG, Chang, KJ: Autoimmune Pancreatitis Diagnosed Using Endoscopic Ultrasound and a Novel 19-Gauge Histology Needle. Journal of Interventional Gastroenterology, 2013; 3:4:147-148

67. Konda VJA, Meining, A, Jamil, LH, Giovannini, M, Hwang, JH, Wallace, MB, Chang, KJ, Siddiqui, LD, Hart, J, Lo, SK, Saunders, MD, Aslanian, HR, Wroblewski, K, Waxman, I: A Pilot Study of In Vivo Indentification of Pancreatic Cystic Neoplasms with Needle-based Confocal Laser Endomicroscopy Under Endosonographic Guidance: Endoscopy 2013: Volume 45: 1006-1013

68. Reddy, SB, Lee, JG, Chang, KJ, Muthusamy,V: The Impact of Diphenhydramine and Promethazine in Patients Undergoing Advanced Upper Endoscopic Procedures. Journal of Interventional Gastroenterology 2013: Vol. 3, Issue 4: 122-127

69. Leenders, M, Bhattacharjee, S, Vineis, P, Stevens, V, Bueno-de-Mesguita, HB, Shu, XO, Amundadottir, L, Gross, M, Tobias, GS, Wactawski-Wende, J, Arslan, AA, Duell, EJ, Fuchs, CS, Gallinger, S, Hartge, P, Hoover, RN, Holly, EA, Jacobs, EJ, Klein, AP, Kooperberg, C, LaCroix, A, Li, D, Mandelson, MT, Olson, SH, Petersen, G, Risch, HA, Yu, K, Wolpin, BM, Zhen, W, Agalliu, I, Albanes, D, Boutron –Ruault, MC, Bracci, PM, Buring, JE, Canzian, F, Chang, KJ, Chanock, SJ, Cotterchio, M, Gaziano, JM, Giovanucci, EL, Goggins, M, Hallmans, G, Hankinson, SE, Hoffman-Bolton, JA, Hunter, DJ, Hutchinson, A, Jacobs, KB, Jenab, M, Khaw, KT, Kraft, P, Krogh, V, Kurtz, RC, McWilliams, RR, Mendelsohn, JB, Patel, AV, Rabe, KG, Riboli, E, Tjonneland, A, Trichopoulos, D, Virtamo, J. Visvananthan, K, Elena, JW, Yu, H, Zeleniuch-Jacquotte, A, Stolzenberg-Solomon, RZ. Polymorphisms in Genes Related to One-Carbon Metabolism Are Not Related to Pancreatic Cancer in PanScan and PanC4. Science+Business Media Dordrecht 2013. Cancer Causes Control (2013) 24: 595-602

70. Nakai, Y, Isayama, H, Chang, KJ, Yamamoto, N, Hamada, T, Uchino, R, Mizuno, S, Miyabayashi, K, Yamamoto, K, Kawakubo, K, Kogure, H, Sasaki, T, Hirano, K, Tanaka, M, Tada, M, Fukayama, M, Koike, K: Slow Pull Versus Suction in Endoscopic Ultrasound-Guided Fine-Needle Aspiration of Pancreatic Solid Mass: Dig Dis Sci 2014: DOI 10.1007/s10620-013-3019-9

71. Iwashita, T, Yasuda, I, Doi, S, Moriwaki, H, Lee, JG, Chang, KJ: Endoscopic Ultrasound-Guided Rendezvous Technique for Failed Selective Biliary Cannulation. Interventional EUS 2013: Vol. 110: 585-591

72. Dawwas, MF, Huang, JY, Rowe, A, Yim, DB, Samarasena, JB, Chang, JK, Lee, JG: EUS Diagnosis and Endoscopic Management of Iatrogenic Biliary Stent Placement Into the Portal Vein. Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, Vol. 80, No. 2: 2014

73. Fujii-Lau, LL, Abu Dayyeh, BK, Bruno, MJ, Chang, KJ, DeWitt, JM, Fockens, P, Forcione, D, Napoleon, B, Palazzo, L, Topazian, MD, Wiersema, MJ, Chak, A, Clain, JE, Faigel, DO, Gleeson, FC, Hawes, R, Iyer, PG, Rajan, E, Stevens, T, Wallace, MB, Wang, KK, Levy, MJ: EUS-Derived Criteria for Distinguishing Benign from Malignant Metastatic Solid Hepatic Masses: Gastrointestinal Endoscopy 2014, Vol. 81, No. 5: 1188-1196.e7

74. Nakai, Y, Iwashita, T, Park, DH, Samarasena, JB, Lee, JG, Chang, KJ: Diagnosis of pancreatic cysts: EUS-guided, through-the-needle confocal laser-induced endomicroscopy and cystoscopy trial: DETECT study: Gastrointestinal Endoscopy 2015: Vol. 81, No. 5: 1204-1214

75. Samarasena, JB, Nakai, Y, Shinoura, S, Lee, JG, Chang, KJ: EUS-Guided Through-the-Needle Forceps Biopsy: A Novel Tissue Acquisition Technique. Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, Vol. 81, No. 1: 2015: 225-226

76. Samarasena, JB, Tarnawski, AS, Ahluwalia, A, Shinoura, S, Choi, KD, Lee, JG, Chang, KJ: EUS-guided In Vivo Imaging of the Porcine Esophageal Enteric Nervous System by Using Needle-Based Confocal Laser Endomicroscopy. Gastrointestinal Endoscopy 2015; Vol. 82, No.6:1116-1120

77. Li, N, Pasricha, S, Bulsiewicz, WJ, Pruitt, RE, Komanduri, S, Wolfsen, HC, Chmielewski, GW, Corbett, FS, Chang, KJ, Shaheen, NJ: Effects of Preceding Endoscopic Mucosal Resection on the Efficacy and Safety of Radiofrequency Ablation for Treatment of Barrett’s Esophagus: Results From the United States Radiofrequency Ablation Registry. 2015 International Society for Diseases of the Esophagus: 1-7

78. Samarasena, JB, Ahluwalia, A, Tarnawski, AS, Shinoura, S, Choi, KD, Lee, JG, Chang, KJ: Expression of Nerve Growth Factor, Its TRKA Receptor, and Several Neuropeptides in Porcine Esophagus, Implications for Interactions Between Neural, Vascular and Epithelial Components of the Esophagus. Journal of Physiology and Pharmacology, 2015, Vol. 66, No. 3, 415-420

79. Wang, KK, Carr-Locke, DL, Singh, SK, Neumann, H, Bertani, H, Galmiche, JP, Arsenescu, RI, Caillol, F, Chang, KJ, Chaussade, S, Coron, E, Costamagna, G, Dlugosz, A, Gan, SI, Giovannini, M, Gress, FG, Haluszka, O, Ho, KY, Kahaleh, M, Konda,VJ, Prat, F, Shah, RJ, Sharma, P, Slivka, A, Wolfsen, HC, Zfass, A: Use of Probe-based Confocal Laser Endomicroscopy (pCLE) in Gastrointestinal Applications. A Consensus Report Based on Clinical Evidence. United European Gastroenterology Journal. 2015, Vol. 3 (3): 230-254

80. Wolf, WA, Pasricha, S, Cotton, C, Li, N, Triadafilopoulas, G, Muthusamy, VR, Chmielewski, GW, Corbett, FS, Camara, DS, Lightdale, CJ, Wolfsen, H, Chang, KJ, Overholt, BF, Pruitt, RE, Ertan, A, Komanduri, S, Infantolino, A, Rothstein, RI, Shaheen, NJ: Incidence of Esophageal Adenocarcinoma and Causes of Mortality After Radiofrequency Ablation of Barrett’s Esophagus. Gastroenterology, 2015; 149: 1752-1761

81. Chin, M, Chen, CL, Chang, KJ, Lee, JG, Samarasena, JB: Ethanol Ablation of a Peripheral Nerve Sheath Tumor Presenting as a Small Bowel Obstruction. ACG Case Report Journal. 2015; Vol. 3, (1): 31-32

82. Tsujino, T, Lee, JG, Chang, KJ: Initial trimming followed by complete removal of an esophageal self-expandable metal stent for stent-related symptoms. Endoscopy, 2016; 48:E109-E110

83. Nakai, Y, Isayama, H, Chang, KJ, Yamamoto, N, Mizuno, S, Mohri, D, Kogure, H, Matsubara, S, Tada, M, Koike, K: A Pilot Study of EUS-Guided Through-The Needle Forceps Biopsy (with video). Gastrointestinal Endoscopy. 2016; Vol. 84, No. 1: 158-162

84. Samarasena, JB, Ahluwalia, A, Shinoura, S, Choi, KD, Lee, JG, Chang, KJ, Tarnawski, AS: In Vivo Imaging of Porcine Gastric Enteric Nervous System using Confocal Laser Endomicroscopy & Molecular Neuronal Probe. Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology. 2016; 31: 802-807

85. Tsujino, T. Chang, KJ: Cyst-Within-Cyst Found on EUS-Guided Cytoscopy of a Pancreatic Mucinous Cystic. The American Journal of Gastroenterology. 2016; 111: 1089

86. Huang, JY, Samarasena, JB, Tsujino, T, Chang, KJ: EUS-Guided Portal Pressure Gradient Measurement with a Novel 25-Gauge Needle Device versus Standard Transjugular Approach: A Comparison Animal Study. Gastrointestinal Endoscopy. 2016; Vol. 84, No. 2: 358-362

87. Kaye, S, Kim, KJ, Chaurasia, N, Chang, KJ, Samarasena, JB: Novel Treatment of Malignant Gastric Outlet Obstruction With a Stent-Within-Stent Approach Secured With Apollo OverStitch. ACG Case Reports Journal. 2016; Vol. 3, (4): 1-3

88. Samarasena, JB, Huang, JY, Chin, M, Chang, KJ, Lee, JG: Altered Anatomy ERCP with Sprial Overtube-Assisted Stent Placement. Gastrointestinal Endoscopy. 2016; Vol. 86, No. 4: 738

89. Nakai, Y, Iwashita, T, Shinoura, S, Park, DH, Samarasena, JB, Lee, JG, Chang, KJ: Role of Serial EUS-Guided FNA on Pancreatic Cystic Neoplasms: A Retrospective Analysis of Repeat Carcinoembryonic Antigen Measurements. Gastrointestinal Endoscopy. 2016; Vol. 84, No. 5: 780-784

90. Samarasena, JB, Kwak, NH, Chang, KJ, Lee, JG: The PEG-Pedi-PEG Technique: A Novel Method for Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrojejunostomy Tube Placement (with video). Gastrointestinal Endoscopy. 2016; Vol. 84, No. 6: 1030-1033

91. Chin, MA, Chen, CL, Chang, KJ, Lee, JG, Samarasena, JB: Endoscopic Alcohol Ablation of Solid Tumors. Gastrointestinal Endoscopy. 2016; Vol. 84, No. 6: 1059

92. Samarasena, JB, Chen, CL, Chin, M, Chang, KJ, Lee, JG: Successful Closure of a Cryotherapy-Induced Bleeding Jejunal Perforation with the Over-The-Scope Clip System. Gastrointestinal Endoscopy. 2017; Vol. 85, No. 2: 451

93. Huang, JY, Samarasean, JB, Tsujino, T, Lee, JG, Hu, KQ, McLaren, CE, Chen, WP, Chang, KJ: EUS-guided portal pressure gradient measurement with a simple novel device: a human pilot study. Gastrointestinal Endoscopy. 2017, Vol. 85 (5): 996-1001

94. Wani, S, Muthusamy, VR, Shaheen, NJ, Yadlapati, R, Wilson, R, Abrams, JA, Bergman, J, Chak, Amitabh, Chang, KJ, Das, A, Dumot, J, Edundowicz, SA, Eisen, G, Falk, GW, Fennerty, MB, Gerson, L, Ginsberg, GG, Grande, D, Hall, M, HArnke, B, Inadomi, J, Jankowski, J. Lightdale, CJ, Makker, J, Odze, RD, Pech, O, Sampliner, RE, Spechler, S, Triadafilopoulos, G, Wallance, MB, Wang, K, Waxman, I, Komanduri, S: Development of Quality Indicators for Endoscopic Eradication Therapies in Barrett’s Esophagus: The TREAT-BE (Treatment with Resection and Endoscopic Ablation Techniques for Barrett’s Esophagus) Consortium. Gastrointestinal Endoscopy. 2017; Vol. 86, No. 1: 1-17

95. Tsujino, T, Lu, Y, Chang, KJ: Treatment of Post-EMR Duodenal Adenoma: A Case of Unusual Recurrence and Novel Approach. Gastrointestinal Endoscopy. 2017; Vol. 85, No. 5: 1101-1103.

96. Trindade, AJ, Inamdar, S, Smith, MS, Chang, KJ, Leggett, CL, Lightdale, CJ, Pleskow, DK, Seipal, DV, Tearney, GJ, Thomas, RM, Wallace, MD: Volumetric Laser Endomicroscopy in Barrett’s Esophagus: Interobserver Agreement for Interpretation of Barrett’s Esophagus and associated neoplasia Among High-Frequency users. Gastrointestinal Endoscopy. 2018; Vol. 86 No. 1: 133-139

97. Trindade, AJ, Inamdar, SC, Smith, MS, Rosen, L, Han, D, Chang, KJ, Leggett, CL, Lightdale, CJ, Pleskow, DK, Sejpal, DV, Tearney, GJ, Thomas, RM, Wallace, MB: Learning curve and competence for volumetric laser endomicroscopy in Barrett’s esophagus using cumulative sum analysis. Endoscopy 2018; Vol. 50 (05); 471-478

98. Basar, O, Yuksel, O, Yang, DJ, Samarasena, JB, Forcione, D, DiMaio, CJ, Wagh, MS, Chang, KJ, Casey, B, Castillo, CF, Pitman, MB, Brugge, WR: Feasibility and Safety of Microforceps Biopsy in the Diagnosis of Pancreatic Cysts. Gastrointestinal Endoscopy. 2018; Vol. 88, No. 1: 79-86
 
REVIEW ARTICLES & BOOK CHAPTERS

148. Nakai, Y, Iwashita, T, Shinoura, S, Park, DH, Samarasena, JB, Lee, JG, Chang, KJ: A Retrospective Analysis of Serial Fluid Analysis of Pancreatic Cystic Neoplasms Under EUS Surveillance: Is There Any Role In Repeat Cyst Fluid CEA Measurement? Abstract No. Mo1513, Presented at Digestive Disease Week, May 18-22, 2013, Orange County Convention Center, Orlando, FL

149. Fujii, L, Abu-Dayyeh, BK, Dierkhising, RA, Enders, F, Bruno, MJ, Chang, KJ, DeWitt, J, Fockens, P, Forcione, DG, Napoleon, B, Palazzo, L, Lenz, C, Weisema, MJ, Levy, MJ: The Intersobserver Agreement of Endoscopic Ultrasound (EUS) Characteristics for Hepatic Mass Lesions: Abstract No. Su1585, Presented at Digestive Disease Week, May 18-22, 2013, Orange County Convention Center, Orlando, FL

150. Samarasena, JB, Dhillon, R, Zhang, J, Nakai, Y, Shinoura, S, Chang, KJ: Evaluation of the Kansas City Criteria For Diagnosing Gastric Dysplasia Using Probe Based Confocal Laser Endiomicroscopy (pCLE) “Dorothy, are we still in Kansas?”: Abstract No. 775, Presented at Digestive Disease Week, May 18-22, 2013, Orange County Convention Center, Orlando, FL

151. Samarasena, JB, Chang, KJ, Ahluwalia, A, Shinoura, S, Lee, JG, Choi, KD, Tarnawski, AS: In Vivo Endoscopic Visualization of the Pancreatic Neural Network Using Fine Needle-Based Confocal Laser Endomicroscopy: Correlation with Expression of Nerve Growth Factor, TrkA and Melatonin Receptor. Basic Science and Clinical Implications. Abstract No. 328, Presented at Digestive Disease Week, May 18-22, 2013, Orange County Convention Center, Orlando, FL

152. Samarasena, JB, Tarnawski, AS, Shinoura, S, Aluwalia, A, Lee, JG, Choi, KD, Chang, KJ: Endoscopic Visualization of the Submucosal and Myenteric Neuronal Network of the GI Tract Using EUS-Guided Needle Based Confocal Laser Induced Endomicroscopy: Exploring the New Blue Ocean of the Submucosal Space: Abstract No. 419, Presented at Digestive Disease Week, May 18-22, 2013, Orange County Convention Center, Orlando, FL

153. Samarasena, JB, Chang, KJ, Ahluwalia, A, Shinoura, S, Choi, KD, Lee, JG, Tarnawski, AS: Direct In Vivo Visualization of Esophageal Neuronal Network During Endoscopy Using Needle-Based Confocal Laser Endomicroscopic Probe. Validation Using neuronal Probes and Correlation with Expression of CGRP, Neuronal NOS & Enolase and NGF: Abstract No. 542, Presented at Digestive Disease Week, May 18-22, 2013, Orange County Convention Center, Orlando, FL

154. Samarasena, JB, Shinoura, S, Nakai, Y, Choi, KD, Lee, JG, Chang, KJ: New Submucosal Lifting Gel for Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection of Gastrointestinal Lesions: ESD Made Easy with “Needle-Free Auto-Dissection”: Abstract No. Sa1394, Presented at Digestive Disease Week, May 18-22, 2013, Orange County Convention Center, Orlando, FL

155. Samarasena, JB, Zhang, J, Dhillon, R, Shinoura, S, Chang, JK: Learning Curve for Gastric Intestinal Metaplasia Diagnosis Using Probe-Based Confocal Laser Endomicroscopy (pCLE): Abstract No. Sa1670, Presented at Digestive Disease Week, May 18-22, 2013, Orange County Convention Center, Orlando, FL

156. Samarasena, JB, Tarnawski, AS, Shinoura, S, Ahluwalia, A, Lee, JG, Choi, KD, Chang, KJ: In Vivo Visualization of the Pancreatic Neuronal Network Using EUS Guided Needle-Based Confocal Laser Induced Endomicroscopy with Histologic Correlation: A New Frontier in Endoscopy: Abstract No. Mo1531, Presented at Digestive Disease Week, May 18-22, 2013, Orange County Convention Center, Orlando, FL

157. Chang, KJ, Samarasena, JB, Nakai, Y, Iwashita, T, Park, DH, Shinoura, S, Choi, KD, Lee, JG: Endoscopic Ultrasound (EUS) Guided Biopsy of the Pancreas Surface Using a Novel “Through-the-Needle” Technique: Can we Biospy the Pancreas Without Trauma to the Ducts?: Abstract No. Mo1502, Presented at Digestive Disease Week, May 18-22, 2013, Orange County Convention Center, Orlando, FL

158. Choi, KD, Dawwas MF, Huang, JY, Samarasena, JB, Chang, KJ: Role of Wide Are Transepithelial Sampling (Wats) for Detecting Gastric Intestinal Metaplasia: Abstract No. Sa1664, Presented at Digestive Disease Week, May 3-6, 2014, McCormick Place, Chicago, IL

159. Dawwas, MF, Huang, JY, Samarasena, JB, Chang, KJ, Lee, JG: EUS Diagnosis and Management of an Unusual ERCP Complication: Abstract No. 914, Presented at Digestive Disease Week, May 3-6, 2014, McCormick Place, Chicago, IL

160. Samarasena, JB, Tarnawski, AS, Shinoura, S, Ahluwalia, A, Lee, JG, Choi, KD, Chang, KJ: Visualization of the gastric Submucosal and Myenteric Neuronal Network Using Endoscopic Ultrasound (EUS) Guided Needle-Based Confocal Induced Endomicroscopy and a Novel EUS Guided Through-the-Needle Biopsy Technique: Abstract No. Mo1429, Presented at Digestive Disease Week, May 3-6, 2014, McCormick Place, Chicago, IL

161. Nakai, Y, Isayam, H, Chang, KJ, Yamamoto, N, Sasaki, T, Kogure, H, Niimi, K, Hamada, T, Takahara, N, Mizuno, S, Hirano, K, Tada, M, Koike, K: A Pilot Study of EUS-Guided Through-the –Needle Biopsy (EUS-TTNB) of Solid Masses. Abstract No. 833, Presented at Digestive Disease Week, May 3-6, 2014, McCormick Place, Chicago, IL

162. Samarasena, JB, Chang, KJ, Ahluwalia, A, Shinoura, S, Choi, KD, Lee, JG, Tarnawski, AS: Novel Insight Into Gastric Enteric Nervous System Using EUS-Guided Needle Bases Confocal Laser Endomicroscopy, Neuronal Probe and Molecular Imaging. Evidence for Common Mediators and Cross-Talk Between Neural, Endothelial, Epithelial & ECL Cells. Abstract No. 681, Presented at Digestive Disease Week, May 3-6, 2014, McCormick Place, Chicago, IL

163. Huang, JY, Samarasena, JB, Lee, RH, Choi, KD, Chang, KJ: The Mechanism of Action of Radiofrequency Energy Delivery (Rfed) to the Gastoesophageal Junction (GEJ) May BE Ideal for Upright Refluxers: A Restrospective Cohort Study. Abstract No. Tu1401, Presented at Digestive Disease Week, May 3-6, 2014, McCormick Place, Chicago, IL

164. Chen, CL, Chin, MA, Chang, KJ, Lee, JG; Samarasena, JB: High success rate for Over-The-Scope Clip (OTSC) system in the acute management of GI tract perforations: A single center experience. (Poster) Presented at Digestive Disease Week, May 15-19, 2015, Walter E. Washington, Convention Center, Washington, DC

165. Chen, CL, Chin, MA, Chang, KJ, Lee, JG., Samarasena, JB: Successful closure of a cryotherapy-induced bleeding jejunal perforation with the over-the-scope clip (OTSC) system. Video abstract. Presented at Digestive Disease Week, May 15-19, 2015, Walter E. Washington, Convention Center, Washington, DC

166. Chin MA, Chen C, Chang KJ, Lee, JG, Samarasena JB: Endoscopic Alcohol Ablation of Solid Tumors. 2015 ASGE Video Forum at Endofest. Presented at Digestive Disease Week, May 15-19, 2015, Walter E. Washington, Convention Center, Washington, DC

167. Chin M, Chen C, Chang KJ, Lee, JG, Samarasena JB: EUS-guided ethanol ablation of solid tumors: A feasible adjuvant technique in selected patients. Presented at Digestive Disease Week, May 15-19, 2015, Walter E. Washington, Convention Center, Washington, DC

168. Chin MA, Stanford SB, Masaquel CL, Samarasena JB, Chang KJ, Lee RH.: Impaired Post-Reflux Swallow-Induced Peristaltic Waves (PSPW) on Multichannel Intraluminal Impedance Testing: A Bitter Pill to Swallow for Patients with Non-Obstructive Dysphagia and GERD Symptoms. DDW 2015, Research Forum; GERD: Diagnostic Testing. (Oral). Presented at Digestive Disease Week, May 15-19, 2015, Walter E. Washington, Convention Center, Washington, DC

169. Kwak, N, Lee, JG., Chang, KJ, Samarasena, JB: The “PEG-Pedi-PEG” technique: A Novel Method for Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrojejunostomy tube placement. (Poster) Presented at Digestive Disease Week, May 15-19, 2015, Walter E. Washington, Convention Center, Washington, DC

170. Shah, KK; Chang, KJ: Case Vignette: Malignant Esophagopleural Fistula with Gastrointestinal Bleeding Resulting in Hemothorax. (Poster) Presented at Digestive Disease Week, May 15-19, 2015, Walter E. Washington, Convention Center, Washington, DC

171. Samarasena, JB, Chen, C, Chin, MA, Huang, JY, Chang, KJ, Lee, JG.: Altered Anatomy ERCP with Spiral Overtube Assisted Stent Placement. Presented at Digestive Disease Week, May 15-19, 2015, Walter E. Washington, Convention Center, Washington, DC
172. Samarasena, JB, Lee, RH, Reataza, M, Huang, JY, Chin, M, Lee, JG, Chang, KJ: Confocal Laser-Induced Endomicroscopy After Radiofrequency Ablation of Intestinal Metaplasia at the Gastro-Esophageal Junction (CLEAR IMAGE Study). Digestive Disease Week, May 21-24, 2016, San Diego Convention Center, San Diego, CA

173. Han, J, Tsujino, T, Samarasena, JB, Chang, KJ: Correlation of Volumetric Laser Endomicroscopy (VLE) With Histology in Patients With Barrett's Esophagus and Associated Dysplasia: Does VLE Add Value to Endoscopy? Digestive Disease Week, May 21-24, 2016, San Diego Convention Center, San Diego, CA

174. Sachin, W, Muthusamy, VR, Shaheen, NJ, Yadlapati, R, Wilson, RH, Abrams, JA, Bergman, J, Chak, A, Chang, KJ, Das, A, Dumot, JA, Edmundowicz, J, Eisen, G, Falk, GW, Fennerty,MB, Gerson, LB, Ginsberg, GG, Grande, D, Hall, M, Harnke, BD, Inadomi, J, Jankowski, J, Lightdale, CJ, Makker, J, Odze, RD, Pech, O, Sampliner, R, Spechler, SJ, Triadafilopoulos,G, Wallace, MB, Wang, KK, Waxman, I, Komanduri S: Development of Quality Indicators for Endoscopic Eradication Therapies (EET) in Barrett's Esophagus: The TREAT-BE (Treatment with Resection and Endoscopic Ablation Techniques for Barrett's Esophagus) Consortium. Digestive Disease Week, May 21-24, 2016, San Diego Convention Center, San Diego, CA

175. Iyengar, MS, Solaiman, P, Stanford, SB, Smith, BR, Samarasesna, JB, Chang, KJ, Lee, RH: Down to the Wire: The Diagnostic Yield of 48-HR Wireless pH Testing vs 24-HR pH-Multichannel Intraluminal Impedance in the Evaluation of Patients With Refractory GERD Symptoms: Digestive Disease Week, May 21-24, 2016, San Diego Convention Center, San Diego, CA

176. Samarasena, JB, Huang, JY, Tsujino, T, Hu, KQ, Han, J, Lee, JG, Chang, KJ: Endoscopic Ultrasound Guided Portal Pressure Gradient Measurement With a Simple Novel Device - First Human Pilot Study. Digestive Disease Week, May 21-24, 2016, San Diego Convention Center, San Diego, CA

177. Samarasena, JB, Huang, JY, Tsujino, T, Hu, KQ, Lee, JG, Chang, KJ: Endoscopic Ultrasound Guided Portal Pressure Gradient Measurement with a Simple Novel Device, Digestive Disease Week, May 21-24, 2016, San Diego Convention Center, San Diego, CA

178. Tsujino, T, Samarasena, JB, Huang, JY, Nakai, Y, Lee, JG, Chang, KJ: EUS-Guided Through-the-Needle Dual Imaging With Confocal Laser-Induced Endomicroscopy (nCLE) and Cystoscopy in Pancreatic Cysts: Correlation With Gold-Standard Surgical Pathology, Digestive Disease Week, May 21-24, 2016, San Diego Convention Center, San Diego, CA

179. Tsujino, T, Huang, JY, Samarasena, JB, Lemaistre, AI, Napoleon, B, Chang, KJ: EUS-Guided Needle-Based Confocal Laser Endomicroscopy in the Diagnosis of Cystic Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumor: Surgical Pathologic Correlation in Six Cases, Digestive Disease Week, May 21-24, 2016, San Diego Convention Center, San Diego, CA

180. Chin, MA, Han, J, Sharaiha, RZ, Gostout, C., Chang, KJ: Tu1210 Pilot Study Using a Novel Endoscopic Suturing Technique for the Treatment of Refractory Gerd. Digestive Disease Week, May 6-9, 2017. McCormick Place, Chicago, IL

181. Karnes, WE, Alkayali, T, Mittal, M, Patel, Anish, Kim, J, Chang, KJ, Ninh AQ, Urban, G, Baldi, P: Su1642 Automated Polyp Detection Using Deep Learning: Leveling the Field. Digestive Disease Week, May 6-9, 2017. McCormick Place Convention Center, Chicago, IL

182. Chin, MA, Han, J, Sharaiha, RZ, Gostout, C, Chang, JK: 872 Pilot Study Using a Novel Endoscopic Suturing Technique for the Treatment of Refractory Gerd. Digestive Disease Week, May 6-9, 2017. McCormick Place, Chicago, IL

183. Samarasena, JB, Yu, AR, Thieu, D, Paiji, C, Bucaya, RF, Steichen, J, Parekh, NK, Karnes, WE, Nguyen, DL, Lee, RH, Chang, KJ, Albers, G, Jamal, MM: Su1598 Single Day Low Residue Diet Prior to Colonscopy Shows Improved Tolerance and Equivalent Bowel Preparation Quality Over Clear Liquids Diet: A U.S. Multicenter Randomized Controlled Trial. Digestive Disease Week, May 6-9, 2017. McCormick Place, Chicago, IL

184. Lankarani, A, Costamagna, G, Boskoski, I, Nieto, J, Lehman, GA, Selzer, D.J., Neuhaus, H, Beyna, T, Shah, Shinil, Mehta, S, Haber, GB, Keisslich, R, Rey, JW, Starpoli, A, Dayyeh, BKA, Stavropoulos, SN, Caca, K, Chang, KJ, Fanit, L, Testoni PA: Tu1202 Interim Results From a Multi-Center Post-Marketing Surveillance Registry Study for Endoscopic Anterior Fundoplication. Digestive Disease Week, May 6-9, 2017. McCormick Place, Chicago, IL

185. Chin, MA, Chen, CC, Samarasena, JB, Chang, KJ. Tu1152 Initial Human Experience With Novel Laser Marking Volumetric Laser Endomircoscopy in Barrett’s Esophagus: Assessment of Real-Time Targeting and the Value of Co-Registration. Digestive Disease Week, May 6-9, 2017. McCormick Place, Chicago, IL

186. Chin, MA, Han, J, Sharaiha, RZ, Gostout, C, Chang, KJ. Tu1210 Pilot Study Using a Novel Endoscopic Suturing Technique for the Treatment of Refractory Gerd. Digestive Disease Week, May 6-9, 2017. McCormick Place, Chicago, IL

187. Smith, MS, Konda, VJ, Cash, BD, Trindade, AJ, Chang, KJ. Mo2071 Absence of Concerning Findings on Volumetric Laser Endomicroscopy Predicts Lower Incidence of Dysplasia During Future Endoscopies. Digestive Disease Week, May 6-9, 2017. McCormick Place, Chicago, IL

188. Kim, DM, DeDecker, LC, Yu, AR, Chang, V, Thieu, D, Chang, KJ, Lee, RH, Samarasena, JB. 927 The Utility of Endoflip Impedance Planimetry in the Diagnostic Approach Towards Suspected Achalasia. Digestive Disease Week, June 2-5, 2018, Walter E. Washington, Convention Center, Washington, DC.

189. Samarasena, JB, Han, JY, Patel, A, Fortinsky, KJ, Shimizu, T, Hu, KQ, Huang, JY, Chang, KJ. 647 EUS-Guided Portal Pressure Gradient Measurement: A Single Center Experience. Digestive Disease Week, June 2-5, 2018, Walter E. Washington, Convention Center, Washington, DC.

190. Tripathi, PV, Urban, G, Alkayali, T, Mittal, M, Jalali, F, Patel, A, Kim, J, Ninh, AQ, Albers, G, Chang, KJ, Samarasena, JB, Baldi, P, Karnes, WE. 133 Computer-Assisted Polyp Detection Identifies All Polyps Found by Expert Colonoscopists – and Then Some. Digestive Disease Week, June 2-5, 2018, Walter E. Washington, Convention Center, Washington, DC.

191. Samarasena, JB, Ahluwalia, A, Ali, MF, Chang, KJ, Tarnawski, AS. Sa1098 Confocal Endomicroscopy and Molecular Imaging Uncover New Common Mechanisms Underlying Barrett’s High-Grade Dysplasia/cancer and Pathological Angiogenesis: These Mechanisms are Aberrant Activation of Nerve Growth Factor & VEGF Genes and Upregulation of Importin. Digestive Disease Week, June 2-5, 2018, Walter E. Washington, Convention Center, Washington, DC.

192. Shimizu, T, Fortinsky, KJ, Tsujino, T, Lu, Y, Chin, MA, Samarasena, JB, Chang, KJ. Su1413 EUS Guided Liver Biopsy in Benign Liver Disease using Heparanized Needle Technique (HNT). Digestive Disease Week, June 2-5, 2018, Walter E. Washington, Convention Center, Washington, DC.

193. Fortinsky, KJ, Shimizu, T, Samarasena, JB, Chang, KJ. Tu1209 Early Experience Using a Scissor-Type Knife in Peroral Endoscopic Myotomy. Digestive Disease Week, June 2-5, 2018, Walter E. Washington, Convention Center, Washington, DC.

194. Shimizu, T, Samarasena, JB, Fortinsky, KJ, Chin, MA, Chang, KJ. Su1143 Efficacy, Tolerance, and Safety of Hybrid Argon Plasma Coagulation for the Treatment of Barrett’s Esophagus: A Single Center Pilot Study. Digestive Disease Week, June 2-5, 2018, Walter E. Washington, Convention Center, Washington, DC.

195. Samarasena, JB, Patel, A, Han, JY, Fortinsky, KJ, Shimizu, T, Tsujino, T, Yu, AR, Hu, KQ, Chang, KJ. Su1143 EUS-Guided Portal Pressure Gradient Measurement can be Safely Combined with Liver Biopsy During a Single Endoscopic Procedure. Digestive Disease Week, June 2-5, 2018, Walter E. Washington, Convention Center, Washington, DC.

196. Fortinsky, KJ, Shimizu, T, Chin, M, Kim, J, Samarasena, JB, Chang, KJ. Tu1168 Mucosal Ablation and Suturing at the Esophagogastric Junction (MASE): A Novel Procedure for the Management of Patients with Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease. Digestive Disease Week, June 2-5, 2018, Walter E. Washington, Convention Center, Washington, DC.

197. Van Riet, PA, Larghi, A, Attili, F, Rindi, G, Nguyen, NQ, Ruszkiewicz, A, Kitano, M, Chikugo, T, Aslanian, HR, Farrell, JJ, Robert, M, Adeniran, A, Van Der Merwe, S, Roskams, T, Chang, KJ, Lin, F, Lee, JG, Arcidiacono, PG, Petrone, M, Doglioni, C, Iglesias-Garcia, J, Abdulkader Nallib, I, Giovannini, M, Bories, E, Poizat, F, Santo, E, Scapa, E, Marmor, S, Bucobo, JC, Buscaglia, JM, Heimann, A, Wu, M, Silva, FB, Fernandez Moro, C, Erler, NS, Biermann, K, Poley, JW, Cahen, D, Bruno, MJ. Su1406 A Multicenter randomized Trial Comparing a 25g EUS Fine Needle Aspiration Device with a 20g EUS Fine Needle Biopsy Device. Digestive Disease Week, June 2-5, 2018, Walter E. Washington, Convention Center, Washington, DC.

198. Canto, MI, Abrams, JA, Lightdale, CJ, Trindade, AJ, Dumot, JA, Iyer, PG, Dieh, DL, Khara, HS, Chak, A, Chang, KJ, Corbett, FS, McKinley, M, Samarasena, JB, Shin, EJ, Tofani, CJ, Waxman, I, Shaheen, NJ. Su1127 Post-Procedural Pain Profile Associated With the Use of a Novel Contact Cryoballoon Focal Ablation System for Neoplastic Barrett’s Esophagus. Digestive Disease Week, June 2-5, 2018, Walter E. Washington, Convention Center, Washington, DC.

199. Moran, R, Rahden, BHA, Chang, KJ, Ujiki, M, Yoo, IK, Gulati, S, Romanelli, J, Al-Nasser, M, Shimizu, T, Hedberg, HM, Cho, JY, Hayee, B, Desilets, D, Filser, J, Fortinsky, KJ, Haji, A, Fayad, L, Sanaei, O, Dbouk, M, Yang, J, Kumbhari, V, Brewer Gutierrez, OI, Khashab, MA. Tu1155 An International Multicenter Study on the Performance Characteristics of Impedance Planitmetry for Predicting Clinical Response and GERD After Peroral Endocscopic Myotomy in Achalasia. Digestive Disease Week, June 2-5, 2018, Walter E. Washington, Convention Center, Washington, DC.

200. Yang, D, Samarasena, JB, Jamil, LH, Chang, KJ, Lee, D, Ona, MA, Lo, SK, Gaddam, S, Liu, Q, Draganov, PV. Mo1336 The Use of an Endoscopic Ultrasound-Guided Through-The-Needle-Forceps Biopsy in the Evaluation of Pancreatic Cystic Lesions: A Multicenter Retrospective Study. Digestive Disease Week, June 2-5, 2018, Walter E. Washington, Convention Center, Washington, DC.
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