Imad Absah, M.D.

  1. Pediatric Gastroenterologist
  2. Pediatrician

Publications

  1. Nellikkal SS, Hafed Y, Larson JJ, Murray JA, Absah I. High Prevalence of Celiac Disease Among Screened First-Degree Relatives. Mayo Clin Proc. 2019 Sep; 94 (9):1807-1813 Epub 2019 Aug 22
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  2. Bledsoe AC, King KS, Larson JJ, Snyder M, Absah I, Choung RS, Murray JA. Micronutrient Deficiencies Are Common in Contemporary Celiac Disease Despite Lack of Overt Malabsorption Symptoms. Mayo Clin Proc. 2019 Jul; 94 (7):1253-1260
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  3. Khan MR, Nellikkal SS, Barazi A, Larson JJ, Murray JA, Absah I. The Risk of Autoimmune Disorders in Treated Celiac Disease Patients in Olmsted County, Minnesota. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2019 Jun 18 Epub 2019 June 18
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  4. Gutierrez Sanchez LH, Absah I. Pneumatosis Cystoides Intestinalis. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2019 Mar; 68 (3):e51
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  5. Hommeida S, Grothe RM, Hafed Y, Lennon RJ, Schleck CD, Alexander JA, Katzka DA, Absah I. Assessing the incidence trend and characteristics of eosinophilic esophagitis in children in Olmsted County, Minnesota. Dis Esophagus. 2018 Dec 1; 31 (12)
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  6. Absah I, Choung RS, Murray JA. Pediatric Celiac Disease: Increasing Incidence or Increased Awareness? J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2018 Aug; 67 (2):e42
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  7. Gutierrez Sanchez LH, Alsawas M, Stephens M, Murad MH, Absah I. Upper GI involvement in children with familial adenomatous polyposis syndrome: single-center experience and meta-analysis of the literature. Gastrointest Endosc. 2018 Mar; 87 (3):648-656.e3 Epub 2017 Nov 06
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  8. Patel B, Wi CI, Hasassri ME, Divekar R, Absah I, Almallouhi E, Ryu E, King K, Juhn YJ. Heterogeneity of asthma and the risk of celiac disease in children. Allergy Asthma Proc. 2018 Jan 1; 39 (1):51-58
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  9. Almallouhi E, King KS, Patel B, Wi C, Juhn YJ, Murray JA, Absah I. Increasing Incidence and Altered Presentation in a Population-based Study of Pediatric Celiac Disease in North America. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2017 Oct; 65 (4):432-437
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  10. Almallouhi E, Absah I. Gluten-free diet among school-age children in Olmsted County, Minnesota. Avicenna J Med. 2017 Oct-Dec; 7 (4):171-175
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  11. Hommeida S, Alsawas M, Murad MH, Katzka DA, Grothe RM, Absah I. The Association Between Celiac Disease and Eosinophilic Esophagitis: Mayo Experience and Meta-analysis of the Literature. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2017 Jul; 65 (1):58-63
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  12. Absah I, Rishi AR, Gebrail R, Snyder MR, Murray JA. Lack of Utility of Anti-tTG IgG to Diagnose Celiac Disease When Anti-tTG IgA Is Negative. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2017 May; 64 (5):726-729
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  13. Absah I, Rishi A, Talley NJ, Katzka D, Halland M. Rumination syndrome: pathophysiology, diagnosis, and treatment. Neurogastroenterol Motil. 2017 Apr; 29 (4) Epub 2016 Oct 20
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  14. Stoven SA, Choung RS, Rubio-Tapia A, Absah I, Lam-Himlin DM, Harris LA, Ngamruengphong S, Vazquez Roque MI, Wu TT, Murray JA. Analysis of Biopsies From Duodenal Bulbs of All Endoscopy Patients Increases Detection of Abnormalities but has a Minimal Effect on Diagnosis of Celiac Disease. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2016 Nov; 14 (11):1582-1588 Epub 2016 Mar 07
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  15. Bartlett M, Absah I, Alsafadi AM. Treating refractory Clostridium difficile by fecal microbiota transplant does not alter the course of underlying inflammatory bowel disease Journal of Digestive Diseases and Hepatology.2016;114:(3)1-4.
  16. Absah I, Alsafadi AM, El-Youssef M. What Is Causing This Teenager’s Nail Dystrophy, Leukoplakia, and Hepatic Cirrhosis? Consultant for Pediatricians.2016;15:(6)318-9.
  17. Ahmad A, Wong Kee Song LM, Absah I. Esophageal stent placement as a therapeutic option for iatrogenic esophageal perforation in children. Avicenna J Med. 2016 Apr-Jun; 6 (2):51-3
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  18. Hommeida S, Ishitani M, Absah I. Anal stenosis in York platelet syndrome: 2 children with constipation, a previously unreported symptom Consultant. 2016; 56(4):344-6. Epub 1900 Jan 01.
  19. Hommeida S, Ishitani M, Absah I. Casin Point: Anal Stenosis in York Platelet Syndrome: 2 Children With Constipation, a Previously Unreported Symptom. Consultant For Pediatricians. 2015 Nov; 14(11):508-10.
  20. Absah I, Karjoo M, Beg M. Successful Use of Biliary Duct Balloon Dilator in Repairing Post-Surgical Esophageal Stricture in a Premature Infant. Int J Pediatr. 2015 Jun; 3(3-2 Serial 18):677-80.
  21. Gebrail R, Murray JA, Absah I. The Benefit of Separate Bulb Biopsy in Children Undergoing an Esophagogastroduodenoscopy. J Gastro Hepato Dis. 2015; 1(1):101.
  22. Rishi A, Absah I. New Approaches to the Diagnosis and Management of Celiac Disease in Children. JSM Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2015; 3(2):1044-7.
  23. Gebrail R, Absah I. Successful Use of Esophageal Stent Placement to Treat a Postoperative Esophageal Stricture in a Toddler. ACG Case Rep J. 2014 Oct; 2 (1):61-3 Epub 2014 Oct 10
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  24. Imam MH, Ghazzawi Y, Murray JA, Absah I. Is it necessary to assess for fat-soluble vitamin deficiencies in pediatric patients with newly diagnosed celiac disease? J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2014 Aug; 59 (2):225-8
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  25. Ghazzawi Y, Rubio-Tapia A, Murray JA, Absah I. Mucosal healing in children with treated celiac disease. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2014 Aug; 59(2):229-31.
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  26. Joyce DD, Antiel RM, Oderich G, Gloviczki P, Tung J, Grothe R, Absah I, Zarroug AE. Pediatric median arcuate ligament syndrome: surgical outcomes and quality of life. J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A. 2014 Feb; 24 (2):104-10 Epub 2013 Dec 13
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  27. Ghazzawi Y, Absah I. Visceral Leishmania as Unusual Cause of Splenic Peliosis in the United States. ACG Case Rep J. 2013 Oct; 1 (1):61-3 Epub 2013 Oct 08
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  28. Ghazzawi Y, Zarroug AE, Absah I. Slipping rib syndrome. Consultant For Pediatricians. 2013 Oct; 12(10):479-80.
  29. Absah I, Stephens M. Adjunctive treatment to antitumor necrosis factor in pediatric patients with refractory Crohn's disease. Curr Opin Pediatr. 2013 Oct; 25: (5)624-8.
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  30. Absah I, Freese DK. Rare case of duplication cyst was misdiagnosed as pancreatic pseudocyst. Journal of Medical Cases. 2013 May; 4(5):316-7.
  31. Absah I, Grothe R, Potter D, Wu T, Murray J. Duodenal perforation as an unusual celiac disease presentation in two patients. J Med Cases. 2013 Feb; 4(2):109-13.
  32. Absah I. Short stature and failure to thrive is it celiac disease. Consultant For Pediatricians. 2013 Feb; 12(2):67-9.
  33. Absah I, Bruining DH, Matsumoto JM, Weisbrod AJ, Fletcher JG, Fidler JL, Faubion WA Jr. MR enterography in pediatric inflammatory bowel disease: retrospective assessment of patient tolerance, image quality, and initial performance estimates. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2012 Sep; 199(3):W367-75.
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  34. Absah I, Faubion WA Jr. Concomitant therapy with methotrexate and anti-TNF-alpha in pediatric patients with refractory crohn's colitis: a case series. Inflamm Bowel Dis. 2012 Aug; 18 (8):1488-92 Epub 2011 Aug 31
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