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Name: Yoram Elitsur
Title: Professor
Office: School of Medicine
Phone: 304-691-1326
Email: elitsur@marshall.edu
Expert:
 
Achievements

Research Based:
 
Abstracts:
& Triest W. B. (1996). Is duodenal metaplasia a consequence of Helicobacter-pylori associated gastritis in children? [Abstract] Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, 43, 325(#140).

Neace C., Dosescu J., & Moshier, J. A. (1996). The immonomodulatory effect of Budesonide and Methylprednisolone on the human gut immune system [Abstract]. Pediatric Research, 39, 118A, (#693).

Neace C., Dosescu J., & Moshier, J. A. (1996). The immonomodulatory effect of Budesonide and Methylprednisolone on the human gut immune system [Abstract]. Gastroenterology, 11, 902A.

& Neace C. (1996). Comparison between salivary and serum antibodies for the detection of H. Pylori antibody in children [Abstract]. Gastroenterology, 110,103A.

Raguveera, A., Taufic, S., Vaid, P., & Elitsur, Y. (1996). Is nodular gastric mucosal appearance (NGA) a sign for H. pylori infection in children? [Abstract]. American Journal of Gastroenterology. 91, 1923(#160).

Neace, C., & Peacock, J. (1996). Comparison between EIA (HM-CAP) and rapid (FlexSure HP) methods to detect serum H. pylori antibody ib 1147 asymptomatic children [Abstract]. Gut, 39(Suppl), A108.

Neace, C., & Lichtman, S. N. (1997). The effect of Budesonide and methyl﷓prednisolone on the secretion of human gut immune system [Abstrac]. Gastroenterology,112, A966.

& C. Neace. (1997). Prospective comparison between HP-fast and CLO-test for the diagnosis of HP-associated gastritis in children [Abstract]. Gastroenterology, 112, A111.

Moshier, J. A., Dosescu, J. Tureaud, J., & Majumdar, A. P. N. (1997). Diminution of pp60 c-src thyrosine kinase in the gastric mucosa of children with helicobacter pylori gastritis [Abstract]. Pediatric Research, 41, 83A, (#481).

Moshier, J. A., Dosescu, J. Tureaud, J., & Majumdar, A. P. N. (1997). Diminution of pp60 c-src thyrosine kinase in the gastric mucosa of children with helicobacter pylori gastritis [Abstract]. Gastroenterology 112, A111.

Hill, I., Lichtman, S. N, & Rosenberg A. J. (1997). Prospective comparison of rapid urease tests (PyloriTek, CLO-test) for the diagnosis of H. pylori infection in symptomatic children: A pediatric multicenter study [Abstract]. Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, 45, AB90, (#262).

Hill, I., Lichtman, S. N, & Rosenberg A. J. (1997). Prospective comparison of rapid urease tests (PyloriTek, CLO-test) for the diagnosis of H. pylori infection in symptomatic children: A pediatric multicenter study [Abstract]. Pediatric Research, 41, 82A, (480).

Neace, C., Aflak, R. & Triest, W. B. (1997). Is H. pylori serology a reliable screening method for HP-gastritis in children? [Abstract]. Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, 45, AB90, (#261).

Neace, C., Aflak, R. & Triest, W. B. (1997). Is H. pylori serology a reliable screening method for HP-gastritis in children? [Abstract]. Pediatric Research, 41, 82A, (479).

Chong, S. K. F., Lou O. Y., Tolia V., Rosenberg, A. J., Rabinowitz, S., Elitsur, Y., Gold B., & Peacock, J. S. (1997). A preliminary report on a multiple-site investigation of seropositivity for H. pylori in children of the US [Abstract]. Gastroenterology, 112, A89.

Mounla R . & Elitsur, Y. (1997). Triple therapy for children with H. pylori gastritis. American Journal of Gastroenterology, 92, 1620.

Berhane, M., Oxley K., Pino I., & Elitsur, Y. (1997). The prevalence of obesity in school age children in West Virginia [Abstract]. American Journal of Gastroenterology, 92, 1695.

& Neace C. The prevalence of Cag A/Vac A H. pylori strains in asymptomatic children of West Virginia [Abstract]. Gut 41(Suppl), A67.

Saraff, S., Neace, C., Jackman, S., & Elitsur, Y. (1998). The gastric mucosal immune response of patients with H. pylori infection [Abstract]. Gastroenterology, 114, A276, (#G1135).

Neace, C., Werthammer, M. C., & Triest, W. E. (1998). H. pylori strains in symptomatic and asymptomatic children from WV [Abstract]. Gastroenterology, 114, A112, (#G462).

Neace, C., Werthammer, M. C., & Triest, W. E. (1998). H. pylori strains in symptomatic and asymptomatic children from WV [Abstract]. Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, 26, 543, (#27).

Chertow, B. C., Jewell, R. D., Finver, S. N., & Primerano, D. A. (1998). Identification of hereditary pancreatitis mutation in three WV families [Abstract]. Gastroenterology, 114, A456, (#G1853).

Chertow, B. C., Jewell, R. D., Finver, S. N., & Primerano, D. A. (1998). Identification of hereditary pancreatitis mutation in three WV families [Abstract]. Pediatric Research, 48, 101A.

Saeed , D., & C. Neace. (1998). H. pylori strains in household members of children with H. pylori infection [Abstract]. Journal of Pediatric and Gastroenterology and Nutrition, 26, 542, (#26).

Saeed , D., & C. Neace. (1998). H. pylori strains in household members of children with H. pylori infection [Abstract]. Pediatric Research, 48,100A.

Chong, S. K. F., Lou, Q. Y. , Rabinowitz, S., Jibaly, R., Tolia, V., Rosenberg ,A., Elitsur Y., Johnson, A., Elkayam, O., Rosenthal, P., Li, B. U. K., Gold, B., Gilger, M., Hodik, M., & J. Peacock. (1998). A multiple-site investigation of seropositivity for Helicobacter pylori in children of the US [Abstract]. Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, 26, 539, (#12).

Chong, S. K. F., Lou, Q. Y. , Rabinowitz, S., Jibaly, R., Tolia, V., Rosenberg ,A., Elitsur Y., Johnson, A., Elkayam, O., Rosenthal, P., Li, B. U. K., Gold, B., Gilger, M., Hodik, M., & J. Peacock. (1998). A multiple-site investigation of seropositivity for Helicobacter pylori in children of the US [Abstract]. Gastroenterology 114, A92, (#G375).

Passaretti, N., Mina, T., White, E., Sherwani, U., Marchildon, P., Peacock, J., Chong, S., & the Pediatric multisite. (1998). H. pylori study group. Evaluation of the diagnostic utility in children of a salivary EIA to detect IgG antibodies to H. pylori [Abstract]. Gut, 43, A54.

Vaid, P. & Elitsur, Y. (1998). Conscious sedation in children undergoing endoscopic procedures [Abstract]. American Journal of Gastroenterology, 93, 1745, (#545).

Jackman, S., Keerthy, S., Maynard, V. L., & Triest, W. E. (1999). T and B cells repertoire in gastric lymph follicles in children with H. pylori infection [Abstract]. Gastroenterology, 116, A155, (#672).

Jackman, S., Keerthy, S., Maynard, V. L., & Triest, W. E. (1999). T and B cells repertoire in gastric lymph follicles in children with H. pylori infection [Abstract]. Gut, 45, A100, (13/30).

Triest, W. E., Sabet , Z., Neace C., Jiang C., & Eapen, T. (1999). Sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) and H. pylori infection in children [Abstract]. Gut, 45, A100, (13/28).

Triest, W. E., Sabet , Z., Neace C., Jiang C., & Eapen, T. (1999). Sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) and H. pylori infection in children [Abstract]. Pediatric Research, 45, 110A (#639), 1999.

Neace, C., & Heitlinger, L. (1999). Reutilizing negative rapid urease tests in children [Abstract]. Journal of Pediatric and Gastroenterology and Nutrition, 29, 491, (#9), 1999.

Blankenship, P., & Lawrence, Z. (1999). Propofol sedation for endoscopic procedure in children. [Abstract]. Brazil.

& Lawrence, Z. (1999). Duodenal ulcer disease in children: Is H. pylori the only cause to blame? [Abstract]. Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, 29, 492, (#11).
 
 
Book Reviews:
(1997). [Review of the book Hepatobiliary, Pancreatic and Splenic Disease in Children: Medical and Surgical Management.] Sci. BV.
 
 
Funded Grants:
(1995-1996). Comparison between CLO﷓test and HP﷓Fast test in detection of H. pylori in children. GI Supply-ChekMed Systems, Inc., principal investigator, $5,000.

(1995-1996). Comparison between CAP-HM ELISA test and convenient physician office serologic test (FlexSure) in detection of H. pylori in children. SmithKline Diagnostics, Inc., principal investigator, $2,000.

(1996-1997). Comparison between CLO-test and Pyloritek in detection of H. pylori in children-a multicenter study. Serim Research Corporation, principal investigator, $25,000.

 
 
Presentations:
(1997, June). Foreign body in the GI tract of children: To remove or not remove? Presented at the Grand Round, Williamson Memorial Hospital, South Williamson, WV.

(1997, November). Diarrhea in children. Presented at the primary care symposium in pediatrics, Highlands Regional Medical Center, Prestonsburg, KY.

(1998, September). Foreign bodies in pediatric patients. Presented at Tips, GI Techniques & Tidbits. WV Society of GI Nurses and Associates.

 
 
Presentations:
Neace, C., Dosescu J., & Moshier, J.A. (1996). The immonomodulatory effect of Budesonide and Methylprednisolone on the human gut immune system. Poster session presented at the Society of Pediatric Research (SPR), Washington DC.

Raguveera, A., Taufic, S., Vaid, P., & Elitsur, Y. (1996). Is nodular gastric mucosal appearance (NGA) a sign for H. pylori infection in children? Poster session presented at the 61th annual meeting﷓American College of Gastroenterology (ACG), Seattle, WA.

Neace, C., & Peacock , J. (1996). Comparison between EIA (HM﷓CAP)and rapid (FlexSure HP) methods to detect serum H. pylori antibody in 1147 asymptomatic children. Poster session presented at the Ninth International Workshop on Gastroduodenal Pathology and Helicobacter pylori, Copenhagen, Denmark.

& Triest, W. B. (1996). Is duodenal metaplasia a consequence of Helicobacter﷓pylori associated gastritis in children? Paper presented at the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE), San﷓ Francisco, CA.

Lowenfels, A. B., Maisonneuve, P., DiMagno, E. P., Elitsur, Y., Gates, L. K., Perrault, J., & Whitcomb, D. C. (1996). Hereditary pancreatitis. Paper presented at the Chronic Pancreatitis Symposium, Erice, Sicily, Italy.

J. A., Moshier, Dosescu, J., Tureaud J., & Majumdar, A. P. N. (1997). Diminution of pp60-sarc thyrosine kinase in the gastric mucosa of children with helicobacter pylori gastritis. Poster session presented at the Society of Pediatric Research (SPR), Washington, D. C.

Chong, S. K. F., Lou, O. Y., Tolia, V., Rosenberg, A. J., Rabinowitz, S., Elitsur, Y., Gold, B., & Peacock, J. S. (1997). A preliminary report on a multiple﷓site investigation of seropositivity for H. pylori in children of the US. Poster session presented at the American Gastroenterology Association (AGA), Washington, D. C.

Mounla ,R., & Elitsur, Y. (1997, November). Triple therapy for children with H. pylori gastritis. Poster session presented at the 62nd annual meeting﷓Am. College of Gastroenterology(ACG), Chicago, IL.

& Neace, C. (1997, September). The prevalence of Cag A/Vac A H. Pylori strains in asymptomatic children of West Virginia. Poster session presented at the Tenth International Workshop on Gastroduodenal Pathology and Helicobacter pylori, Lisbon, Portugal.

Hill, I., Lichtman, S. N., & Rosenberg, A. J. (1997). Prospective comparison of rapid urease tests (PyloriTek, CLO﷓test) for the diagnosis of H. pylori infection in symptomatic children: A pediatric multicenter study. Paper presented at the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE), Washington, DC.

Neace, C., Aflak , R., & Triest, W. B. (1997). Is H. pylori serology a reliable screening method for HP﷓gastritis in children? Paper presented at the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, (ASGE), Washington, DC.

Neace, C., Aflak , R., & Triest, W. B. (1997). Is H. pylori serology a reliable screening method for HP﷓gastritis in children? Paper presented at the Society of Pediatric Research (SPR), Washington, D. C.

Saraff , S., Neace, C., Jackman, S., & Elitsur, Y. (1998). The gastric mucosal immune response of patients with H. pylori infection. Poster session presented at the American Gastroenterological Association (AGA), New Orleans, LA.

Chertow, B. C., Jewell, R. D., Finver, S. N., & Primerano, D. A. (1998). Identification of hereditary pancreatitis mutation in three WV families. Poster session presented at the American Gastroenterological Association (AGA), New Orleans, LA.

Chertow, B. C., Jewell, R. D., Finver, S. N., & Primerano, D. A. (1998). Identification of hereditary pancreatitis mutation in three WV families. Poster session presented at the Society of Pediatric Research (SPR), New Orleans, LA.

Saeed , D., & Neace , C. (1998). H. pylori strains in household members of children with H. pylori infection. Poster session presented at the Society of Pediatric Research (SPR), New Orleans, LA.

Saeed , D., & Neace, C. (1998). H. pylori strains in household members of children with H. pylori infection. Poster session presented at the 5th joint meeting of North American (NASPGN) and European (ESPGHAN) Societies for Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, Toulouse, France.

Neace, C., Werthammer, M. C., & Triest, W. E. (1998). H. pylori strains in symptomatic and asymptomatic children from WV. Poster session presented at the 5th joint meeting of North American (NASPGN) and European (ESPGHAN) Societies for Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, Toulouse, France.

Chong, S. K. F., Lou, Q. Y. , Rabinowitz, S., Jibaly, R., Tolia, V., Rosenberg, A., Elitsur, Y., Johnson, A., Elkayam, O., Rosentha,l P., Li, B. U. K., Gold, B., Gilger, M., Hodik, M., & J. Peacock. (1998). A multiple-site investigation of seropositivity for Helicobacter pylori in children of the US. Poster session presented at the American Gastroenterological Association (AGA), New Orleans, LA.

Chong, S. K. F., Lou, Q. Y. , Rabinowitz, S., Jibaly, R., Tolia, V., Rosenberg, A., Elitsur, Y., Johnson, A., Elkayam, O., Rosentha,l P., Li, B. U. K., Gold, B., Gilger, M., Hodik, M., & J. Peacock. (1998). A multiple-site investigation of seropositivity for Helicobacter pylori in children of the US. Poster session presented at the 5th joint meeting of North American (NASPGN) and European (ESPGHAN) Societies for Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, Toulouse, France.

Vaid, P. & Elitsur, Y. (1998). Conscious sedation in children undergoing endoscopic procedures. Poster session presented at the annual meeting﷓American College of Gastroenterology (ACG), Boston, MA.

Passaretti, N., Mina, T., White, E., Sherwani, U., Marchildon, P., Peacock, J., Chong, S., & the Pediatric multi-site H. pylori study group. (1998, September). Evaluation of the diagnostic utility in children of a salivary EIA to detect IgG antibodies to H. pylori. Poster session presented at the Eleventh International Workshop on Gastroduodenal Pathology and Helicobacter pylori. Budapest, Hungary.

Blankenship, P., & Lawrence, Z. (1999, June). Propofol sedation for endoscopic procedure in children. Poster session presented at the First International Conference on Gastroenterology Hepatology and Nutrition in Pediatrics. Sao-Paulo, Brazil.
 
 
Publications:
Lehmann C. U. & Elitsur, Y. (1996). Juvenile polyps(JPs) and their distribution in pediatric patients. West Virginia Medical Journal, 92, 133﷓135.

(1996). Mic﷓Key skin﷓level gastrostomy: A short term device? American Journal of Gastroenterology, 91, 1284.

Raghuveera A. & Elitsur, Y. Autoimmune hepatitis in children.West Virginia Medical Journal, 92, 316﷓319.

Varhade, S. & Werthammer, J.W. (1996). Does gastroesophageal reflux (GER) have a causal relationship with xanthine﷓resistant apnea in premature babies? Neonatal Intensive Care 9, 21﷓23.

& Neace, C., Liu, X., Dosescu, J. & Moshier, J. A. (1997). Vitamin A and retinoic acids immunomodulation on the human gut lymphocytes. Immunopharmacology, 35, 247﷓253.

Lowenfels A. B., Maisonneuve P., DiMagno, E. P., Elitsur Y., Gates L. K., Perrault J., Whitcomb D., & the International Hereditary Pancreatitis Study Group. (1997). Hereditary pancreatitis and the risk of pancreatic cancer. Journal of the National Cancer Institute 89, 442﷓ 446.

Neace, C., & Triest, W. E. (19970. Comparison between a rapid office﷓based and Elisa serologic test in screening for H. pylori in children. Helicobacter 2, 180-184.

& Triest, W. E. Is duodenal gastric metaplasia a consequence of Helicobacter pylori infection in children? American Journal of Gastroenterology, 92, 2216-2219.

Hill, I., Lichtman, S. N., &. Rosenberg, A. J. (1998). Prospective comparison of rapid urease tests (PyloriTek, CLO﷓test) for the diagnosis of H. pylori infection in symptomatic children: A pediatric multicenter study. American Journal of Gastroenterology, 93, 217-219.

Lichtman, S. N., Neace, C., Dosescu, J. & J.A. Moshier. (1998). The effect of budesonide on the human lamina propria lymhpocytes. Immunopharmacology, 38, 279-285.

S. Jackman, Neace, C., Liu, X., Dosescu, J., & Moshier J. A. (1998). Human vaginal mucosal immune system: Characterization and function. Gen. Diagn. Pathol, 143, 271-277.

(1998). H. pylori infection without gastric inflammatory response. (Letter) Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, 26, 365-366.

Short, J. P. & Neace, C. (1998). Prevalence of Helicobacter﷓pylori infection in children from urban and rural West Virginia. Digestive Diseases and Sciences, 43, 773-778.

Chertow, B. C., Jewell R. D., Finver, S. N., &. Primerano, D. A. (1998). Identification of hereditary pancreatitis mutation in three WV families. Pediatric Research, 44, 927-930.

(1998). Foreign bodies, ingested and inhaled. (Letter). Contemporary Pediatrics, 6: 29.

Kamelmaz I., & Elitsur, Y. (1999). Pancreas divisum: The role of ERCP in children. West Virginia Medical Journal, 95,14-16.

(1999). H. pylori-CagA serum antibody and RAP in children. (Letter). American Journal of Gastroenterology, 94, 539.

Lehmann, C. U. & Elitsur, Y. Endoscopy in children: The importance of histological assessment. Medscape.

Neace, C., Werthammer, M. C., & Triest, W. E. (1999). The prevalence of CagA/VacA antibodies in symptomatic and asymptomatic children with Helicobacter pylori infection. Helicobacter 4, 100-105.

Pfitzer, L. & Elitsur, Y. (1999). Hyperphosphatemia-hypocalcemia in gastroschisis. (Letter). American Journal of Gastroenterology, 94, 1991-1992.

Moshier, J. A., Tureaud, J., Dosescu, J., Neace, C., & Majumdar, A. P. N. (1999). Tyrosine kinase and ornithine decarboxylase activation in children with Helicobacter pylori gastritis. Life Sciences 65, 1373-1380.

& Neace, C. (1999). The detection of Helicobacter pylori organisms by Hp﷓fast in children. Digestive Diseases and Sciences, 44, 1169-1172.

Saeed, D., & Neace, C. (1999). H. pylori strains in household members of children with H. pylori infection. Journal of Clinical Gastroenterology, 29, 178-182.

Kamelmaz, I., & Y. Elitsur. (1999). Cow’s milk allergy in infants. West Virginia Medical Journal, 95, 265-67.
 

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