Ravinder Mittal

Title(s)Professor In Residence, Medicine
SchoolHealth Sciences
Address9500 Gilman Drive #0061
La Jolla CA 92093
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    Delhi UniversityMedical DegreeMaulana Azad Medical College
    Delhi University HospitalInternship
    New York Medical CollegeResidencyLincoln Hospital
    Yale UniversityFellowshipSchool of Medicine

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    Novel Electrical Impedance Methodology to Understand Functional Dysphagia
    NIH/NIDDK R01DK109376Sep 15, 2016 - Aug 31, 2021
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Anal Sphincter Morphology &Function Assessed with Novel MR Imaging Techniques
    NIH/NIDDK R01DK091348Sep 15, 2011 - Aug 31, 2016
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Novel Applications of Sarcomere Length to Improve Anal Continence
    VA I01RX000124Jul 1, 2009 - Sep 30, 2012
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Molecular basis for mechanosensitivity of esophageal enteric neurons (EMN)
    VA I01BX000149Apr 1, 2009 - Mar 31, 2017
    Role: Principal Investigator
    NIH/NIDDK R01DK065846Sep 15, 2004 - Jul 31, 2008
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Genesis of Esophageal Pain: Longitudinal Muscle Spasm and Wall Ischemia
    NIH/NIDDK R01DK060733Dec 1, 2001 - Mar 31, 2017
    Role: Principal Investigator
    NIH/NIDDK R01DK051604Jun 1, 1997 - Apr 30, 2003
    Role: Principal Investigator
    NIH/NIDDK R03DK052094Jan 10, 1997 - Dec 31, 2000
    Role: Principal Investigator
    NIH/NIDDK R13DK048248Sep 30, 1994 - Sep 29, 1995
    Role: Principal Investigator
    NIH/NIDDK R29DK040027Jan 1, 1989 - Dec 31, 1994
    Role: Principal Investigator
    General Clinical Research Center
    NIH M01RR000847Dec 1, 1977 - Feb 28, 2013
    Role: Co-Investigator

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    1. 3-Dimensional Pressure Profile of the Lower Esophageal Sphincter and Crural Diaphragm in Patients with Achalasia Esophagus. Gastroenterology. 2020 May 08. Mittal RK, Kumar D, Kligerman SJ, Zifan A. PMID: 32437748.
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    2. Morphology of the Esophageal Hiatus: Is It Different in 3 Types of Hiatus Hernias? J Neurogastroenterol Motil. 2020 Jan 30; 26(1):51-60. Kumar D, Zifan A, Ghahremani G, Kunkel DC, Horgan S, Mittal RK. PMID: 31677612.
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    3. Loop analysis of the anal sphincter complex in fecal incontinent patients using functional luminal imaging probe. Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol. 2020 01 01; 318(1):G66-G76. Zifan A, Mittal RK, Kunkel DC, Swartz J, Barr G, Tuttle LJ. PMID: 31736339.
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    4. Botox injection into the lower esophageal sphincter induces hiatal paralysis and gastroesophageal reflux. Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol. 2020 01 01; 318(1):G77-G83. Kumar D, Zifan A, Mittal RK. PMID: 31589467.
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    5. The international anorectal physiology working group (IAPWG) recommendations: Standardized testing protocol and the London classification for disorders of anorectal function. Neurogastroenterol Motil. 2020 01; 32(1):e13679. Carrington EV, Heinrich H, Knowles CH, Fox M, Rao S, Altomare DF, Bharucha AE, Burgell R, Chey WD, Chiarioni G, Dinning P, Emmanuel A, Farouk R, Felt-Bersma RJF, Jung KW, Lembo A, Malcolm A, Mittal RK, Mion F, Myung SJ, O'Connell PR, Pehl C, Remes-Troche JM, Reveille RM, Vaizey CJ, Vitton V, Whitehead WE, Wong RK, Scott SM. PMID: 31407463.
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    6. Topographical plots of esophageal distension and contraction: effects of posture on esophageal peristalsis and bolus transport. Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol. 2019 04 01; 316(4):G519-G526. Zifan A, Song HJ, Youn YH, Qiu X, Ledgerwood-Lee M, Mittal RK. PMID: 30676774.
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    7. High-frequency ultrasound imaging of the anal sphincter muscles in normal subjects and patients with fecal incontinence. Neurogastroenterol Motil. 2019 04; 31(4):e13537. Ledgerwood-Lee M, Zifan A, Kunkel DC, Sah R, Mittal RK. PMID: 30680849.
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    8. Na+ /Ca2+ exchanger 1 is a key mechanosensitive molecule of the esophageal myenteric neurons. Acta Physiol (Oxf). 2019 04; 225(4):e13223. Dong H, Tang B, Jiang Y, Mittal RK. PMID: 30466198.
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    9. Connectivity of the Superficial Muscles of the Human Perineum: A Diffusion Tensor Imaging-Based Global Tractography Study. Sci Rep. 2018 12 14; 8(1):17867. Zifan A, Reisert M, Sinha S, Ledgerwood-Lee M, Cory E, Sah R, Mittal RK. PMID: 30552351.
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    10. Comparison of F18-Fluorodeoxyglucose Positron Emission Tomography/Computed Tomography and Dynamic Contrast-Enhanced Magnetic Resonance Imaging as Markers of Graft Viability in Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction. Am J Sports Med. 2019 01; 47(1):88-95. Garika SS, Sharma A, Razik A, Sharma A, Pandey RM, Gamanagatti S, Kumar R, Mittal R. PMID: 30481047.
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    11. Endoflip vs high-definition manometry in the assessment of fecal incontinence: A data-driven unsupervised comparison. Neurogastroenterol Motil. 2018 12; 30(12):e13462. Zifan A, Sun C, Gourcerol G, Leroi AM, Mittal RK. PMID: 30216661.
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    12. Measuring length-tension function of the anal sphincters and puborectalis muscle using the functional luminal imaging probe. Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol. 2018 11 01; 315(5):G781-G787. Tuttle LJ, Zifan A, Sun C, Swartz J, Roalkvam S, Mittal RK. PMID: 30160982.
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    13. Cholecystokinin induces esophageal longitudinal muscle contraction and transient lower esophageal sphincter relaxation in healthy humans. Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol. 2018 11 01; 315(5):G734-G742. Babaei A, Mittal R. PMID: 29902066.
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    14. Genesis of Esophageal Pressurization and Bolus Flow Patterns in Patients With Achalasia Esophagus. Gastroenterology. 2018 08; 155(2):327-336. Park S, Zifan A, Kumar D, Mittal RK. PMID: 29733830.
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    15. Is the Lower Esophageal Sphincter Tone Related to a Gas? Cell Mol Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2018 Mar; 5(3):239-240. Mittal RK. PMID: 29675449.
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    16. Three-Dimensional Myoarchitecture of the Lower Esophageal Sphincter and Esophageal Hiatus Using Optical Sectioning Microscopy. Sci Rep. 2017 10 13; 7(1):13188. Zifan A, Kumar D, Cheng LK, Mittal RK. PMID: 29030643.
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    17. Age-related external anal sphincter muscle dysfunction and fibrosis: possible role of Wnt/ß-catenin signaling pathways. Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol. 2017 Dec 01; 313(6):G581-G588. Rajasekaran MR, Kanoo S, Fu J, Nguyen ML, Bhargava V, Mittal RK. PMID: 28838987.
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    18. Functional morphology of the lower esophageal sphincter and crural diaphragm determined by three-dimensional high-resolution esophago-gastric junction pressure profile and CT imaging. Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol. 2017 Sep 01; 313(3):G212-G219. Mittal RK, Zifan A, Kumar D, Ledgerwood-Lee M, Ruppert E, Ghahremani G. PMID: 28572086.
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    19. Wnt-ß Catenin Signaling Pathway: A Major Player in the Injury Induced Fibrosis and Dysfunction of the External Anal Sphincter. Sci Rep. 2017 04 19; 7(1):963. Rajasekaran MR, Kanoo S, Fu J, Bhargava V, Mittal RK. PMID: 28424479.
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    20. Visualizing the enteric nervous system using genetically engineered double reporter mice: Comparison with immunofluorescence. PLoS One. 2017; 12(2):e0171239. Jiang Y, Dong H, Eckmann L, Hanson EM, Ihn KC, Mittal RK. PMID: 28158225.
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    21. Esophageal Submucosal Injection of Capsaicin but Not Acid Induces Symptoms in Normal Subjects. J Neurogastroenterol Motil. 2016 Jul 30; 22(3):436-43. Lee RH, Korsapati H, Bhalla V, Varki N, Mittal RK. PMID: 26932896.
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    22. A Predictive Model to Identify Patients With Fecal Incontinence Based on High-Definition Anorectal Manometry. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2016 12; 14(12):1788-1796.e2. Zifan A, Ledgerwood-Lee M, Mittal RK. PMID: 27464594.
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    23. Regulation and dysregulation of esophageal peristalsis by the integrated function of circular and longitudinal muscle layers in health and disease. Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol. 2016 09 01; 311(3):G431-43. Mittal RK. PMID: 27445346.
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    24. Esophageal contractions in type 3 achalasia esophagus: simultaneous or peristaltic? Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol. 2016 05 01; 310(9):G689-95. Kim TH, Patel N, Ledgerwood-Lee M, Mittal RK. PMID: 26950858.
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    25. Low esophageal mucosal blood flow in patients with nutcracker esophagus. Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol. 2016 Mar 15; 310(6):G410-6. Jiang Y, Mittal RK. PMID: 26702139.
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    26. Circular and longitudinal muscles shortening indicates sliding patterns during peristalsis and transient lower esophageal sphincter relaxation. Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol. 2015 Sep 01; 309(5):G360-7. Patel N, Jiang Y, Mittal RK, Kim TH, Ledgerwood M, Bhargava V. PMID: 26045610.
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    27. Inhibitory motor neurons of the esophageal myenteric plexus are mechanosensitive. Am J Physiol Cell Physiol. 2015 Mar 01; 308(5):C405-13. Dong H, Jiang Y, Dong J, Mittal RK. PMID: 25540174.
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    28. Length tension function of puborectalis muscle: implications for the treatment of fecal incontinence and pelvic floor disorders. J Neurogastroenterol Motil. 2014 Oct 30; 20(4):539-46. Mittal RK, Sheean G, Padda BS, Rajasekaran MR. PMID: 25273124.
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    29. Esophageal function testing: beyond manometry and impedance. Gastrointest Endosc Clin N Am. 2014 Oct; 24(4):667-85. Mittal RK. PMID: 25216911.
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    30. Myoarchitectural and functional alterations in rabbit external anal sphincter muscle following experimental surgical trauma. Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol. 2014 Aug 15; 307(4):G445-51. Rajasekaran MR, Sinha S, Seo Y, Salehi M, Bhargava V, Mittal RK. PMID: 24994856.
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    31. Purse-string morphology of external anal sphincter revealed by novel imaging techniques. Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol. 2014 Mar; 306(6):G505-14. Mittal RK, Bhargava V, Sheean G, Ledgerwood M, Sinha S. PMID: 24458022.
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    32. Anatomical disruption and length-tension dysfunction of anal sphincter complex muscles in women with fecal incontinence. Dis Colon Rectum. 2013 Nov; 56(11):1282-9. Kim YS, Weinstein M, Raizada V, Jiang Y, Bhargava V, Rajasekaran MR, Mittal RK. PMID: 24105004.
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    33. Architecture of vagal motor units controlling striated muscle of esophagus: peripheral elements patterning peristalsis? Auton Neurosci. 2013 Dec; 179(1-2):90-8. Powley TL, Mittal RK, Baronowsky EA, Hudson CN, Martin FN, McAdams JL, Mason JK, Phillips RJ. PMID: 24044976.
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    34. Esophageal sphincter device/antireflux surgery: who needs it? Gastroenterology. 2013 Sep; 145(3):679-81. Mittal RK. PMID: 23891608.
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    35. Longitudinal muscle of the esophagus: its role in esophageal health and disease. Curr Opin Gastroenterol. 2013 Jul; 29(4):421-30. Mittal RK. PMID: 23739655.
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    36. Morphological, immunocytochemical, and functional characterization of esophageal enteric neurons in primary culture. Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol. 2013 Jul 15; 305(2):G129-38. Dong H, Jiang Y, Srinivasan S, Mittal RK. PMID: 23660501.
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    37. Longitudinal muscle dysfunction in achalasia esophagus and its relevance. J Neurogastroenterol Motil. 2013 Apr; 19(2):126-36. Mittal RK, Hong SJ, Bhargava V. PMID: 23667744.
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    38. Role of puborectalis muscle in the genesis of urethral pressure. J Urol. 2012 Oct; 188(4):1382-8. Rajasekaran MR, Sohn D, Salehi M, Bhargava V, Fritsch H, Mittal RK. PMID: 22906663.
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    39. Esophageal wall blood perfusion during contraction and transient lower esophageal sphincter relaxation in humans. Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol. 2012 Sep 01; 303(5):G529-35. Jiang Y, Bhargava V, Kim YS, Mittal RK. PMID: 22790599.
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    40. A novel pattern of longitudinal muscle contraction with subthreshold pharyngeal stimulus: a possible mechanism of lower esophageal sphincter relaxation. Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol. 2012 Mar 01; 302(5):G542-7. Leslie E, Bhargava V, Mittal RK. PMID: 22173917.
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    41. Ambulatory high-resolution manometry, lower esophageal sphincter lift and transient lower esophageal sphincter relaxation. Neurogastroenterol Motil. 2012 Jan; 24(1):40-6, e2. Mittal RK, Karstens A, Leslie E, Babaei A, Bhargava V. PMID: 22074595.
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    42. Sustained improvement in the anal sphincter function following surgical plication of rabbit external anal sphincter muscle. Dis Colon Rectum. 2011 Nov; 54(11):1373-80. Rajasekaran MR, Jiang Y, Bhargava V, Ramamoorthy S, Lieber RL, Mittal RK. PMID: 21979181.
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    43. Effect of esophageal contraction on esophageal wall blood perfusion. Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol. 2011 Dec; 301(6):G1093-8. Mittal RK, Bhargava V, Lal H, Jiang Y. PMID: 21903762.
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    44. Variability in the muscle composition of rat esophagus and neural pathway of lower esophageal sphincter relaxation. Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol. 2011 Dec; 301(6):G1014-9. Jiang Y, Bhargava V, Lal HA, Mittal RK. PMID: 21885684.
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    45. Anal sphincter complex muscles defects and dysfunction in asymptomatic parous women. Int Urogynecol J. 2011 Sep; 22(9):1143-50. Weinstein MM, Pretorius DH, Jung SA, Wan JJ, Nager CW, Mittal RK. PMID: 21604060.
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    46. The external anal sphincter operates at short sarcomere length in humans. Neurogastroenterol Motil. 2011 Jul; 23(7):643-e258. Mittal RK, Sheean G, Padda BS, Lieber R, Raj Rajasekaran M. PMID: 21418426.
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    47. Antireflux action of Nissen fundoplication and stretch-sensitive mechanism of lower esophageal sphincter relaxation. Gastroenterology. 2011 Feb; 140(2):442-9. Jiang Y, Sandler B, Bhargava V, Mittal RK. PMID: 20955702.
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    48. Granulocytic sarcoma of the colon. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2011 Jan; 9(1):A26. Park FD, Bain AJ, Mittal RK. PMID: 20692367.
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    49. Achalasia, alcohol-stasis, and acute necrotizing esophagitis: connecting the dots. Dig Dis Sci. 2011 Feb; 56(2):612-4. Lee JK, Bhargava V, Mittal RK, Ghosh P. PMID: 20552400.
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    50. Dynamic assessment of the vaginal high-pressure zone using high-definition manometery, 3-dimensional ultrasound, and magnetic resonance imaging of the pelvic floor muscles. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2010 Aug; 203(2):172.e1-8. Raizada V, Bhargava V, Jung SA, Karstens A, Pretorius D, Krysl P, Mittal RK. PMID: 20462564.
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    51. A unique esophageal motor pattern that involves longitudinal muscles is responsible for emptying in achalasia esophagus. Gastroenterology. 2010 Jul; 139(1):102-11. Hong SJ, Bhargava V, Jiang Y, Denboer D, Mittal RK. PMID: 20381493.
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    52. Genesis of multipeaked waves of the esophagus: repetitive contractions or motion artifact? Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol. 2010 Jun; 298(6):G927-33. Sampath NJ, Bhargava V, Mittal RK. PMID: 20360132.
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    53. Upper esophageal sphincter during transient lower esophageal sphincter relaxation: effects of reflux content and posture. Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol. 2010 May; 298(5):G601-7. Babaei A, Bhargava V, Mittal RK. PMID: 20167874.
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    54. The impact of proton-pump inhibitors on intraperitoneal sepsis: a word of caution for transgastric NOTES procedures. Surg Endosc. 2010 Jan; 24(1):16-20. Ramamoorthy SL, Lee JK, Mintz Y, Cullen J, Savu MK, Easter DW, Chock A, Mittal R, Horgan S, Talamini MA. PMID: 19551440.
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    55. Mechanism of stretch-activated excitatory and inhibitory responses in the lower esophageal sphincter. Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol. 2009 Aug; 297(2):G397-405. Jiang Y, Bhargava V, Mittal RK. PMID: 19520741.
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    56. Pelvic floor anatomy and applied physiology. Gastroenterol Clin North Am. 2008 Sep; 37(3):493-509, vii. Raizada V, Mittal RK. PMID: 18793993.
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    57. Transperineal three-dimensional ultrasound imaging for detection of anatomic defects in the anal sphincter complex muscles. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2009 Feb; 7(2):205-11. Weinstein MM, Pretorius DH, Jung SA, Nager CW, Mittal RK. PMID: 18996750.
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    58. Length-tension relationship of the external anal sphincter muscle: implications for the anal canal function. Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol. 2008 Aug; 295(2):G367-73. Rajasekaran MR, Jiang Y, Bhargava V, Littlefield R, Lee A, Lieber RL, Mittal RK. PMID: 18599590.
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    59. Reversal of asynchrony between circular and longitudinal muscle contraction in nutcracker esophagus by atropine. Gastroenterology. 2008 Sep; 135(3):796-802. Korsapati H, Bhargava V, Mittal RK. PMID: 18675815.
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    60. Arthroscopic and magnetic resonance imaging evaluation of meniscus lesions in the chronic anterior cruciate ligament-deficient knee. Arthroscopy. 2008 Sep; 24(9):1045-51. Naranje S, Mittal R, Nag H, Sharma R. PMID: 18760213.
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    61. Closure mechanism of the anal canal in women: assessed by three-dimensional ultrasound imaging. Dis Colon Rectum. 2008 Jun; 51(6):932-9. Jung SA, Pretorius DH, Weinstein M, Nager CW, Den-Boer D, Mittal RK. PMID: 18330648.
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    62. A unique longitudinal muscle contraction pattern associated with transient lower esophageal sphincter relaxation. Gastroenterology. 2008 May; 134(5):1322-31. Babaei A, Bhargava V, Korsapati H, Zheng WH, Mittal RK. PMID: 18384786.
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    63. Cholinergic stimulation induces asynchrony between the circular and longitudinal muscle contraction during esophageal peristalsis. Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol. 2008 Mar; 294(3):G694-8. Korsapati H, Babaei A, Bhargava V, Mittal RK. PMID: 18187516.
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    64. The reliability of puborectalis muscle measurements with 3-dimensional ultrasound imaging. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2007 Jul; 197(1):68.e1-6. Weinstein MM, Jung SA, Pretorius DH, Nager CW, den Boer DJ, Mittal RK. PMID: 17618762.
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    65. Vaginal high-pressure zone assessed by dynamic 3-dimensional ultrasound images of the pelvic floor. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2007 Jul; 197(1):52.e1-7. Jung SA, Pretorius DH, Padda BS, Weinstein MM, Nager CW, den Boer DJ, Mittal RK. PMID: 17618755.
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    66. Distension during gastroesophageal reflux: effects of acid inhibition and correlation with symptoms. Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol. 2007 Aug; 293(2):G469-74. Tipnis NA, Rhee PL, Mittal RK. PMID: 17556589.
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    67. Prevalence of increased esophageal muscle thickness in patients with esophageal symptoms. Am J Gastroenterol. 2007 Jan; 102(1):137-45. Dogan I, Puckett JL, Padda BS, Mittal RK. PMID: 17266691.
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    68. Axial stretch: A novel mechanism of the lower esophageal sphincter relaxation. Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol. 2007 Jan; 292(1):G329-34. Dogan I, Bhargava V, Liu J, Mittal RK. PMID: 17023549.
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    69. Effects of pelvic floor muscle contraction on anal canal pressure. Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol. 2007 Feb; 292(2):G565-71. Padda BS, Jung SA, Pretorius D, Nager CW, Den-Boer D, Mittal RK. PMID: 17023551.
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    70. Esophageal motor disorders: recent advances. Curr Opin Gastroenterol. 2006 Jul; 22(4):417-22. Dogan I, Mittal RK. PMID: 16760760.
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    71. Functional correlates of anal canal anatomy: puborectalis muscle and anal canal pressure. Am J Gastroenterol. 2006 May; 101(5):1092-7. Liu J, Guaderrama N, Nager CW, Pretorius DH, Master S, Mittal RK. PMID: 16606349.
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    72. Common cavity pressure during gastroesophageal reflux: reassessment using simultaneous pressure, impedance, and ultrasound imaging. Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol. 2006 Jun; 290(6):G1149-56. Tipnis NA, Liu J, Puckett JL, Mittal RK. PMID: 16439471.
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    73. Synchrony between circular and longitudinal muscle contractions during peristalsis in normal subjects. Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol. 2006 Mar; 290(3):G431-8. Mittal RK, Padda B, Bhalla V, Bhargava V, Liu J. PMID: 16210472.
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    74. Evidence for the innervation of pelvic floor muscles by the pudendal nerve. Obstet Gynecol. 2005 Oct; 106(4):774-81. Guaderrama NM, Liu J, Nager CW, Pretorius DH, Sheean G, Kassab G, Mittal RK. PMID: 16199635.
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    75. Asynchrony between the circular and the longitudinal muscle contraction in patients with nutcracker esophagus. Gastroenterology. 2005 May; 128(5):1179-86. Jung HY, Puckett JL, Bhalla V, Rojas-Feria M, Bhargava V, Liu J, Mittal RK. PMID: 15887102.
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    76. Flow across the gastro-esophageal junction: lessons from the sleeve sensor on the nature of anti-reflux barrier. Neurogastroenterol Motil. 2005 Apr; 17(2):187-90. Mittal RK, Liu J. PMID: 15787938.
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    77. Motor and sensory function of the esophagus: revelations through ultrasound imaging. J Clin Gastroenterol. 2005 Apr; 39(4 Suppl 2):S42-8. Mittal RK. PMID: 15758658.
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    78. Sensory and motor function of the esophagus: lessons from ultrasound imaging. Gastroenterology. 2005 Feb; 128(2):487-97. Mittal RK, Liu J, Puckett JL, Bhalla V, Bhargava V, Tipnis N, Kassab G. PMID: 15685559.
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    79. The vaginal pressure profile. Neurourol Urodyn. 2005; 24(3):243-7. Guaderrama NM, Nager CW, Liu J, Pretorius DH, Mittal RK. PMID: 15714439.
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    80. Ultrasound system to measure esophageal varix pressure: an in vitro validation study. Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol. 2005 May; 288(5):G914-9. Puckett JL, Liu J, Bhalla V, Kravetz D, Krinsky ML, Hassanein T, Mittal RK. PMID: 15626729.
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    81. Crural diaphragm inhibition during esophageal distension correlates with contraction of the esophageal longitudinal muscle in cats. Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol. 2005 May; 288(5):G927-32. Liu J, Puckett JL, Takeda T, Jung HY, Mittal RK. PMID: 15626730.
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    82. Oesophageal motor functions and its disorders. Gut. 2004 Oct; 53(10):1536-42. Mittal RK, Bhalla V. PMID: 15361508.
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    83. Lack of association between esophageal acid sensitivity detected by prolonged pH monitoring and Bernstein testing. Am J Gastroenterol. 2004 Mar; 99(3):410-5. Jung B, Steinbach J, Beaumont C, Mittal RK. PMID: 15056077.
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    84. Symptom hypersensitivity to acid infusion is associated with hypersensitivity of esophageal contractility. Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol. 2004 Jul; 287(1):G65-71. Bhalla V, Liu J, Puckett JL, Mittal RK. PMID: 14977636.
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    85. Esophagogastric junction opening: does it explain the difference between normal subjects and patients with reflux disease? Gastroenterology. 2003 Oct; 125(4):1258-60. Mittal RK, Kassab GS. PMID: 14517807.
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    86. Measuring esophageal distention by high-frequency intraluminal ultrasound probe. Am J Med. 2003 Aug 18; 115 Suppl 3A:130S-136S. Mittal RK. PMID: 12928089.
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    87. Hypertrophy of the muscularis propria of the lower esophageal sphincter and the body of the esophagus in patients with primary motility disorders of the esophagus. Am J Gastroenterol. 2003 Aug; 98(8):1705-12. Mittal RK, Kassab G, Puckett JL, Liu J. PMID: 12907322.
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    88. Pathophysiology of gastroesophageal reflux: motility factors. J Gastroenterol. 2003 Mar; 38 Suppl 15:7-12. Mittal RK. PMID: 12698864.
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    89. Effect of atropine on the biomechanical properties of the oesophageal wall in humans. J Physiol. 2003 Mar 01; 547(Pt 2):621-8. Takeda T, Kassab G, Liu J, Nabae T, Mittal RK. PMID: 12562937.
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    90. Assessment of relationship between acid reflux and heartburn using receiver operating characteristic curves. Gastroenterol Clin North Am. 2002 Dec; 31(4 Suppl):S45-58. Steinbach J, Fass R, Mittal RK. PMID: 12489470.
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    91. Measuring esophageal distension by high-frequency intraluminal ultrasound probe. Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol. 2002 Oct; 283(4):G886-92. Rhee PL, Liu J, Puckett JL, Mittal RK. PMID: 12223348.
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    92. Relationship between esophageal muscle thickness and intraluminal pressure in patients with esophageal spasm. Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol. 2002 Jun; 282(6):G1016-23. Pehlivanov N, Liu J, Kassab GS, Beaumont C, Mittal RK. PMID: 12016127.
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    93. A novel ultrasound technique to study the biomechanics of the human esophagus in vivo. Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol. 2002 May; 282(5):G785-93. Takeda T, Kassab G, Liu J, Puckett JL, Mittal RR, Mittal RK. PMID: 11960775.
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