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Digestive Diseases and Sciences

Digestive Diseases and Sciences

Editor-in-Chief: Jonathan Kaunitz
Managing Editor: Meghan Keeffe

ISSN: 0163-2116 (print version)
ISSN: 1573-2568 (electronic version)

Journal no. 10620

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Jonathan D. Kaunitz, MD, FACG, AGAF
Professor of Medicine
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
Greater Los Angeles VA Health Care System
Los Angeles, California

Senior Editorial Advisor:
Henry C. Lin, MD
Chief, Section of Gastroenterology
New Mexico VA Health Care System
Professor of Medicine
University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, New Mexico

Senior Editorial Advisor/Stanford Multidisciplinary Seminars Editor:
George Triadafilopoulos, MD, DSc
Clinical Professor of Medicine
Stanford University School of Medicine
Stanford, California

Editorial Advisor:
Rhonda F. Souza MD, AGAF, FASGE
Professor of Medicine
UT Southwestern Medical Center
VA North Texas Health Care System
Dallas, Texas

Special Section Editors:
UNM Clinical Case Conferences
Denis M. McCarthy, MD, PhD
Albuquerque, New Mexico

DDS Profiles and Perspectives
Lawrence S. Friedman, MD
Newton, Massachusetts

DDS Mentored Reviews
Frank Friedenberg, MD, MS
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Fellows and Young GI Section
Deborah D. Proctor, MD
New Haven, Connecticut

Uyen Kim To
New Haven, Connecticut

Associate Editors:
Robert S. Bresalier, MD
Houston, Texas

Ramsey C. Cheung, MD
Palo Alto, California

Michael Fuchs, MD
Richmond, Virginia

Ajay Goel, MD
Dallas, Texas

Sun-Young Lee, MD, PhD
Seoul, Korea

Anthony J. Lembo, MD
Boston, Massachusetts

Roy C. Orlando, MD
Chapel Hill, North Carolina

Mitchell L. Schubert, MD
Richmond, Virginia

Ali Tavakkoli, MBBS
Boston, Massachusetts

Fernando Velayos, MD
San Francisco, California

Guest Associate Editor:

Guy Groblewski, PhD
Madison, Wisconsin

Mulugeta Million, DVR, PhD
Los Angeles, CA

Special Focus Editors:

Walter Park, MD

Palo Alto, California

Consultant Statisticians:

Julia E. Crook, PhD
Jacksonville, Florida

Seyed Mehdi Nouraie, MD, PhD
Washington, DC

Managing Editor:

Meghan Keeffe
Mill Valley, California

Editorial Board:

Faten N. Aberra, MD, MSCE
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Omar M.E. Abdel-Salam, MD, PhD
Cairo, Egypt

Nuzhat A. Ahmad, MD
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Dennis J. Ahnen, MD
Denver, Colorado

Yasutada Akiba, MD, PhD
Los Angeles, California

Ashwin N. Ananthakrishnan, MBBS, MPH
Boston, Massachusetts

Christopher Anderson, MD
Jackson, Mississippi

Stanley W. Ashley, MD
Boston, Massachusetts

Hassan Ashtorab, PhD
Washington, DC

Gregory Austin, MD, MPH
Denver, Colorado

Mohammed Bashashati, MD
Calgary, Canada

Hina Bhutta, MD
Boston, Massachusetts

Klaus Bielefeldt, MD, PhD
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Henry LY Chan, MD
Hong Kong, China

Steven Chan, PhD, FRACS
Melbourne, Australia

Christopher Chang, MD, PhD
Albuquerque, New Mexico

Yogesh K. Chawla, MD, DM
Chandigarh, India

Jae Hee Cheon, MD, PhD
Seoul, Korea

Eun-Ju Cho, MD
Chuncheon, Korea

Alejandro H. Corvalán, MD, MSc
Santiago, Chile

Min Dai, PhD
Seattle, Washington

Andrew S. Day, MB, ChB, MD
Christchurch, New Zealand

Roberto De Giorgio, MD, PhD
Bologna, Italy

Mark S. Duxbury, MA, DM
Glasgow, United Kingdom

Pradeep Dudeja, PhD
Chicago, Illinois

Wael El-Rifai, MD, PhD
Nashville, Tennessee

Carlos O. Esquivel, MD, PhD
Stanford, California

Ariel E. Feldstein, MD
La Jolla, California

Stefano Fiorucci, MD
Perugia, Italy

Scott L. Gabbard, MD
Cleveland, Ohio

Robert M. Genta, MD
Irving, Texas

Sushovan Guha, MD, PhD
Houston, Texas

Aida Habtezion, MD, MSc
Palo Alto, California

Samuel Benjamin Ho, MD
San Diego, California

Ke-Qin Hu, MD
Orange, California

Barbara Jung, MD
Chicago, Illinois

Evanleos Kalaitzakis, MD, PhD
Copenhagen, Denmark

Hamed Khalilli, MD, MPH
Boston, MA

Muhammad Ali Khan, MD
Memphis, TN

Nayoung Kim, MD, PhD
Seongnam-si, Korea

Yoon Jun Kim, MD, PhD
Seoul, Kim

Uyen Kim, MD
New Haven, CT

Raymond S. Koff, MD
Farmington, Connecticut

Stanislaw J. Konturek, MD
Krakow, Poland

Richard A. Kozarek, MD
Seattle, Washington

Benjamin Lebwohl, MD, MS
New York, New York

Jeffrey Lee, MD
Augusta, Georgia

Marcis Leja, MD
Riga, Latvia

Robert Levine, MD
Boston, Massachusetts

Gary R. Lichtenstein, MD
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

David A. Lieberman, MD
Portland, Oregon

Mauricio Lisker-Melman, MD
St. Louis, Missouri

John P. Lynch, MD, PhD
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Ignazio R. Marino, MD
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Juanita L. Merchant, MD, PhD
Ann Arbor, Michigan

Smruti Mohanty, MD
Brooklyn, New York

Aleixo Muise, MD, PhD
Toronto, Ontario

Yuji Naito, MD, PhD
Kyoto, Japan

Mindie H. Nguyen, MD, MAS
Stanford, California

Snorri Olafsson, MD
Skien, Norway

Henry P. Parkman, MD
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Mark Pimentel, MD
Los Angeles, California

Joseph R. Pisegna
Los Angeles, California

James C. Reynolds, MD
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Massimo Rugge, MD
Padova, Italy

David B. Sachar, MD
New York, New York

Bernd Schnabl, MD
San Diego, CA

Yatrik M. Shah, PhD
Ann Arbor, Michigan

Bo Shen, MD
Cleveland, Ohio

Akiko Shiotani, MD, PhD
Kurashiki, Japan

Stuart J. Spechler, MD
Dallas, Texas

Subbaramiah Sridhar, MD
Augusta, Georgia

Shanthi Srinivasan, MD
Atlanta, Georgia

Pavel Strnad, MD
Aachen, Germany

Hidekazu Suzuki, MD, PhD
Tokyo, Japan

Martin Tobi, MB, ChB
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Diana M. Toivola, PhD
Turku, Finland

Hugo E. Vargas, MD
Phoenix, Arizona

Noriya Uedo, MD
Osaka, Japan

Arnold Wald, MD
Madison, Wisconsin

David Q-H. Wang, MD, PhD
St. Louis, Missouri

Kenneth K. Wang, MD
Rochester, Minnesota

Christopher Weber, MD, PhD
Chicago, Illinois

Edward E. Whang, MD
Boston, Massachusetts

M. Michael Wolfe, MD
Boston, Massachusetts

Roy K.H. Wong, MD
Washington, DC

Jackie D. Wood, PhD
Columbus, Ohio

Yuhua Xue, MD, PhD
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Alexander I. Zaika
Nashville, Tennessee

Nicholas Zyromski, MD
Indianapolis, Indiana

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