Elham Afghani

Assistant Professor

20142018
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Research Output 2014 2018

Pancreatitis
Stents
Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography
Randomized Controlled Trials
Network Meta-Analysis

Abdominal CT predictors of fibrosis in patients with chronic pancreatitis undergoing surgery

Sinha, A., Singh, V., Cruise, M., Afghani, E., Matsukuma, K., Ali, S., Andersen, D. K., Makary, M. A., Raman, S. P., Fishman, E. K. & Zaheer, A., May 1 2015, In : European Radiology. 25, 5, p. 1339-1346 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Chronic Pancreatitis
Fibrosis
Pain
Area Under Curve
Pancreatic Ducts
Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography
Drainage
Safety
Costs and Cost Analysis
Jaundice

Acute pancreatitis-progress and challenges a report on an international symposium

Afghani, E., Pandol, S. J., Shimosegawa, T., Sutton, R., Wu, B. U., Vege, S. S., Gorelick, F., Hirota, M., Windsor, J., Lo, S. K., Freeman, M. L., Lerch, M. M., Tsuji, Y., Melmed, G. Y., Wassef, W. & Mayerle, J., Jan 1 2015, In : Pancreas. 44, 8, p. 1195-1210 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pancreatitis
Anniversaries and Special Events
Islands
Pancreas
Therapeutics

Algorithm for the management of ERCP-related perforations

Kumbhari, V., Sinha, A., Reddy, A., Afghani, E., Cotsalas, D., Patel, Y. A., Storm, A. C., Khashab, M., Kalloo, A. N. & Singh, V., Jun 1 2015, (Accepted/In press) In : Gastrointestinal Endoscopy.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography
Length of Stay
Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome
Endoscopes
Pancreatitis

An international multicenter study of early intravenous fluid administration and outcome in acute pancreatitis

Singh, V., Gardner, T. B., Papachristou, G. I., Rey-Riveiro, M., Faghih, M., Koutroumpakis, E., Afghani, E., Acevedo-Piedra, N. G., Seth, N., Sinha, A., Quesada-Vázquez, N., Moya-Hoyo, N., Sánchez-Marin, C., Martínez, J., Lluís, F., Whitcomb, D. C., Zapater, P. & de-Madaria, E., Jun 1 2017, In : United European Gastroenterology Journal. 5, 4, p. 491-498 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pancreatitis
Intravenous Administration
Multicenter Studies
Hospital Emergency Service
Resuscitation

A novel mutation in the cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator gene in an indian patient with idiopathic chronic pancreatitis: A case report

Sinha, A., Akshintala, V. S., Afghani, E. & Singh, V., Jan 2014, In : Pancreas. 43, 1, p. 146-147 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cystic Fibrosis Transmembrane Conductance Regulator
Chronic Pancreatitis
Missense Mutation
Regulator Genes
Heterozygote
Chronic Pancreatitis
Nutrition Assessment
Acinar Cells
Islets of Langerhans
Vitamins

Chronic Pancreatitis: Current Status and Challenges for Prevention and Treatment

Lew, D., Afghani, E. & Pandol, S., Jul 1 2017, In : Digestive Diseases and Sciences. 62, 7, p. 1702-1712 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Chronic Pancreatitis
Pancreatitis
Pancreatic Diseases
Pancreatic Neoplasms
Diabetes Mellitus
Islets of Langerhans Transplantation
Pancreatectomy
Gastric Emptying
Chronic Pancreatitis
Length of Stay

Disease Course Differences in Acute Pancreatitis Based on Etiology Using the Pancreatitis Activity Scoring System

Lew, D., Wu, B. U., Pandol, S. J., Sugar, C. A., Senturk, D. & Afghani, E., Aug 1 2018, In : Pancreas. 47, 7, p. e40-e41

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Pancreatitis

Dynamic Measurement of Disease Activity in Acute Pancreatitis: The Pancreatitis Activity Scoring System

behalf of the Southern California Pancreas Study Group, Jul 1 2017, In : American Journal of Gastroenterology. 112, 7, p. 1144-1152 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pancreatitis
Cohort Studies
Opiate Alkaloids
Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome
Cytomegalovirus Infections

Early Predictors of Fluid Sequestration in Acute Pancreatitis: A Validation Study

Sinha, A., Vázquez, N. Q., Faghih, M., Afghani, E., Zaheer, A., Khashab, M., O'Broin-Lennon, A. M., De-Madaria, E. & Singh, V., Feb 1 2016, In : Pancreas. 45, 2, p. 306-310 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome
Validation Studies
Pancreatitis
Hyperglycemia
Linear Models
Endoscopic Ultrasound-Guided Fine Needle Aspiration
Cyst Fluid
Pancreatic Pseudocyst
Pancreatitis
Pancreas

Hospital admission volume does not impact the in-hospital mortality of acute pancreatitis

Kamal, A., Sinha, A., Hutfless, S., Afghani, E., Faghih, M., Khashab, M., O'Broin-Lennon, A. M., Yadav, D., Makary, M. A., Andersen, D. K., Kalloo, A. N. & Singh, V., May 20 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : HPB.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hospital Mortality
Pancreatitis
Mortality
Demography
Health Facility Size

Impact of National Institutes of Health Gastrointestinal PROMIS Measures in Clinical Practice: Results of a Multicenter Controlled Trial

Almario, C. V., Chey, W. D., Khanna, D., Mosadeghi, S., Ahmed, S., Afghani, E., Whitman, C., Fuller, G., Reid, M., Bolus, R., Dennis, B., Encarnacion, R., Martinez, B., Soares, J., Modi, R., Agarwal, N., Lee, A., Kubomoto, S., Sharma, G., Bolus, S. & 1 others, Spiegel, B. M. R., Nov 1 2016, In : American Journal of Gastroenterology. 111, 11, p. 1546-1556 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

National Institutes of Health (U.S.)
Information Systems
Multicenter Studies
Decision Making
Patient Satisfaction

Incidence, severity, and mortality of post-ERCP pancreatitis: A systematic review by using randomized, controlled trials

Kochar, B., Akshintala, V. S., Afghani, E., Joseph Elmunzer, B., Kim, K. J., O'Broin-Lennon, A. M., Khashab, M., Kalloo, A. N. & Singh, V., Jan 1 2015, In : Gastrointestinal Endoscopy. 81, 1, p. 143-149.e9

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography
Pancreatitis
Randomized Controlled Trials
Mortality
Incidence

Pedigree of a kindred with transheterozygous PRSS1 R122C and SPINK1 N34S Mutations

Sinha, A., Cotsalas, D., Akshintala, V. S., Afghani, E. & Singh, V., 2014, In : Pancreas. 43, 6, p. 974-976 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

DNA Mutational Analysis
Calcinosis
Family Health
Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography
Chronic Pancreatitis
Pancreatitis
Tomography
Clinical Medicine
Diagnostic Imaging
Opioid Analgesics

Predictors of Post-Operative Pain Relief in Patients with Chronic Pancreatitis Undergoing the Frey or Whipple Procedure

Sinha, A., Patel, Y. A., Cruise, M., Matsukuma, K., Zaheer, A., Afghani, E., Yadav, D., Makary, M. A., Hirose, K., Andersen, D. K. & Singh, V., Jan 26 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery. p. 1-7 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Chronic Pancreatitis
Poisons
Pain
Pancreatic Ducts
Dilatation

Treating acute pancreatitis: What's new?

Singh, V., Moran, R. A., Afghani, E. & De-Madaria, E., Sep 1 2015, In : Expert Review of Gastroenterology and Hepatology. 9, 7, p. 901-911 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pancreatitis
Alcohol Abstinence
Calcium Signaling
Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography
Fluid Therapy