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Haritha Avula, MBBS
Clinical Associate Professor
Biography
Recent Publications
Displaying 20 Most Recent Publications from PubMed

May 2011. Risk factors for ERCP-related complications in patients with pancreas divisum: a retrospective study. Moffatt DC, Coté GA, Avula H, Watkins JL, McHenry L, Sherman S, Lehman GA, Fogel EL. Gastrointest Endosc. 2011 May;73(5):963-70. Epub 2011 Mar 9.

April 2011. Moderate and severe postendoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography pancreatitis despite prophylactic pancreatic stent placement: the effect of early prophylactic pancreatic stent dislodgement. Moffatt DC, Pradermchai K, Avula H, Sherman S, Fogel EL, Lehman GA. Can J Gastroenterol. 2011 Apr;25(4):215-9.

November 2010. What is the role of endotherapy in chronic pancreatitis? Avula H, Sherman S. Therap Adv Gastroenterol. 2010 Nov;3(6):367-82. doi: 10.1177/1756283X10376991.

July 2010. Endoscopic ultrasound-guided fine needle aspiration of pancreatic masses in a veteran population: comparison of results with 22- and 25-gauge needles. Siddiqui AA, Lyles T, Avula H, Davila R. Pancreas. 2010 Jul;39(5):685-6. doi: 10.1097/MPA.0b013e3181c5c597.

February 2009. Angiotensin-converting enzyme gene DD genotype neither increases susceptibility to acute pancreatitis nor influences disease severity. Oruc N, Papachristou GI, Avula H, Slivka A, Lamb J, Whitcomb DC. HPB (Oxford). 2009 Feb;11(1):45-9. doi: 10.1111/j.1477-2574.2008.00005.x.

June 2006. Obesity increases the severity of acute pancreatitis: performance of APACHE-O score and correlation with the inflammatory response. Papachristou GI, Papachristou DJ, Avula H, Slivka A, Whitcomb DC. Pancreatology. 2006;6(4):279-85. Epub 2006 Apr 19.

May 2005. Is the monocyte chemotactic protein-1 -2518 G allele a risk factor for severe acute pancreatitis? Papachristou GI, Sass DA, Avula H, Lamb J, Lokshin A, Barmada MM, Slivka A, Whitcomb DC. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2005 May;3(5):475-81.

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Education

MBBS, Andhra Medical College, University of Health Sciences, Visakhapatnam, India

Residency, Internal Medicine, University of Pittsburgh-Shadyside, Pittsburgh, PA

Fellowship, Gastroenterology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

Fellowship, Endoscopic Ultrasound, University of Texas Southwestern, Dallas, TX

Fellowship, ERCP, Indiana University, Indianapolis, IN

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