Maunil Sheth

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BACKGROUND Esophageal motility and lower esophageal sphincter (LES) pressure change with rapid changes in intraabdominal pressure (IAP); the response of these to slow change in IAP is not known. AIMS To study esophageal body motility and LES pressures in patients with cirrhosis with tense ascites in the basal state and after paracentesis. METHODS Twenty(More)
INTRODUCTION Endoscopic variceal sclerotherapy (EVS) and ligation (EVL) are reported to be associated with altered esophageal motility. Most studies have been in patients with alcoholic cirrhosis and ascites. AIMS To study the early effect of EVS and EVL in patients with portal hypertension without ascites. METHODS Forty six portal hypertensive patients(More)
Enhancement of renal allograft function and survival in an era where expanded criteria donors are increasingly used requires validated selection criteria. The goal of this retrospective study was to evaluate the significance of pretransplant donor and allograft parameters to identify risk factors that can be used in a model to predict 1-year allograft(More)
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