Researcher Profile

Researcher Profile

Abraham Mathew, MD

Abraham Mathew, MD

Graham H. Jeffries Professor, Department of Medicine
Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Disease Teams:
Gastrointestinal Cancer
aum101@psu.edu

Research Interests

  • Therapeutics
  • Natural Orifice Endoscopic Surgery
  • Endosonography
  • Endoscopy
  • Stomach
  • Esophageal Achalasia
  • Pancreatitis
  • Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography
  • Pathologic Constriction
  • Dilatation
  • Fistula
  • Surgical Instruments

Recent Publications

2019

Pohl, H, Grimm, IS, Moyer, MT, Hasan, MK, Pleskow, D, Elmunzer, BJ, Khashab, MA, Sanaei, O, Al-Kawas, FH, Gordon, SR, Mathew, A, Levenick, JM, Aslanian, HR, Antaki, F, von Renteln, D, Crockett, SD, Rastogi, A, Gill, JA, Law, RJ, Elias, PA, Pellise, M, Wallace, MB, Mackenzie, TA & Rex, DK 2019, 'Clip Closure Prevents Bleeding After Endoscopic Resection of Large Colon Polyps in a Randomized Trial', Gastroenterology, vol. 157, no. 4, pp. 977-984.e3. https://doi.org/10.1053/j.gastro.2019.03.019
Choné, A, Familiari, P, von Rahden, B, Desai, P, Inoue, H, Shimamura, Y, Eleftheriadis, N, Yamashita, K, Khashab, MA, Shiwaku, H, Seewald, S, Draganov, PV, Alvarez, LBM, Chaussade, S, Tantau, M, Abraham, M, Marks, J, Arevalo, G, Albéniz, E, Mion, F, Roman, S, Rivory, J, Dubois, R, Lachaux, A, Benech, N, Subtil, F, Ponchon, T, Barret, M & Pioche, M 2019, 'Multicenter Evaluation of Clinical Efficacy and Safety of Per-oral Endoscopic Myotomy in Children', Journal of pediatric gastroenterology and nutrition, vol. 69, no. 5, pp. 523-527. https://doi.org/10.1097/MPG.0000000000002432
Moyer, MT, Walsh, LT, Manzo, CE, Loloi, J, Burdette, A & Mathew, A 2019, 'Percutaneous debridement and washout of walled-off abdominal abscess and necrosis by the use of flexible endoscopy: an attractive clinical option when transluminal approaches are unsafe or not possible', VideoGIE, vol. 4, no. 8, pp. 389-393. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.vgie.2019.04.005

2018

Clark, CM, Shah-Becker, S, Mathew, A & Goyal, N 2018, 'Aerophagia and subcutaneous emphysema in a patient with Rett syndrome', Ear, Nose and Throat Journal, vol. 97, no. 3, pp. E22-E22.
Kulaylat, AS, Boltz, MM, Moyer, M, Mathew, A, McKenna, K & Messaris, E 2018, 'Management of large cecal polyps: When can the ileocecal valve be spared?', Diseases of the colon and rectum, vol. 61, no. 9, pp. 1089-1095. https://doi.org/10.1097/DCR.0000000000001159
Moyer, MT, Chintanaboina, J, Walsh, LT, Loloi, J, Maranki, J, Stern, B & Mathew, A 2019, 'Transluminal washout and debridement of extraluminal contamination as an adjunct to endoscopic defect repair', VideoGIE, vol. 4, no. 2, pp. 91-94. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.vgie.2018.09.021

2017

Greenleaf, EK, Winder, JS, Hollenbeak, CS, Haluck, R, Mathew, A & Pauli, E 2018, 'Cost-effectiveness of per oral endoscopic myotomy relative to laparoscopic Heller myotomy for the treatment of achalasia', Surgical endoscopy, vol. 32, no. 1, pp. 39-45. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00464-017-5629-3
Chintanaboina, J & Mathew, A 2017, 'Endoscopic removal of an eroded surgical pledget causing liver abscesses and hepaticoduodenal fistula', VideoGIE, vol. 2, no. 8, pp. 203-204. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.vgie.2017.04.012
Moyer, MT, Mathew, A, Chintanaboina, J, Williams, E, Puleo, F, Messaris, E & Tinsley, A 2017, 'Restoration of colonic patency of a completely obstructed Crohn's stricture using the combined antegrade-retrograde dilation procedure', VideoGIE, vol. 2, no. 12, pp. 359-360. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.vgie.2017.07.001
Moyer, MT, Sharzehi, S, Mathew, A, Levenick, JM, Headlee, BD, Blandford, JT, Heisey, HD, Birkholz, JH, Ancrile, BB, Maranki, JL, Gusani, NJ, McGarrity, TJ & Dye, CE 2017, 'The Safety and Efficacy of an Alcohol-Free Pancreatic Cyst Ablation Protocol', Gastroenterology, vol. 153, no. 5, pp. 1295-1303. https://doi.org/10.1053/j.gastro.2017.08.009

2016

Desai, M, Reiprich, A, Khov, N, Yang, Z, Mathew, A & Levenick, J 2016, 'Crystal-Associated Colitis with Ulceration Leading to Hematochezia and Abdominal Pain', Case Reports in Gastroenterology, vol. 10, no. 2, pp. 332-337. https://doi.org/10.1159/000446575
Lim, SH, Levenick, JM, Mathew, A, Moyer, MT, Dye, CE & McGarrity, TJ 2016, 'Endoscopic Management of Large (≥2 cm) Non-pedunculated Colorectal Polyps: Impact of Polyp Morphology on Outcomes', Digestive Diseases and Sciences, vol. 61, no. 12, pp. 3572-3583. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10620-016-4314-z
Virojanapa, AJ, Jhaveri, P, Dye, C, Mathew, A & Alexander, C 2016, 'Endoscopic therapy for complete pancreatic ductal obstruction in a child with hereditary pancreatitis', Journal of pediatric gastroenterology and nutrition, vol. 62, no. 1, pp. e2-e4. https://doi.org/10.1097/MPG.0000000000000353
Docimo, S, Mathew, A, Shope, AJ, Winder, JS, Haluck, R & Pauli, E 2017, 'Reduced postoperative pain scores and narcotic use favor per-oral endoscopic myotomy over laparoscopic Heller myotomy', Surgical Endoscopy, vol. 31, no. 2, pp. 795-800. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00464-016-5034-3

Clinical Trials Search


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