Joel Richter, MD, FACP, MACG

Endowed Chair, College Of Medicine Internal Medicine

Professor, College Of Medicine Internal Medicine

Professor, Department Of Oncologic Sciences

Hugh F. Culverhouse Chair for Esophagology,

Director, Joy McCann Culverhouse Center for Swallowing Disorders, USF

Director, Division of Digestive Diseases and Nutrition, USF

Contact Info Joy Culverhouse Center for Swallowing Disorders, Division of Digestive Diseases and Nutrition
12901 Bruce B. Downs Blvd. MDC 72
Tampa, FL 33612

Academic Email: jrichte1@health.usf.edu

Academic Phone: (813) 974-3374

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Education

  • MD, Medicine, University Of Texas Southwestern Medical School, 1975

Research Interests

  • Gastroesophageal reflux disease
  • Achalasia
  • Barrett's esophagus
  • Eosinophilic esophagitis

Recent Publications

  • Lipka, S.Keshishian, J.Boyce, HW.Estores, D.Richter, JE. The natural history of steroid-naïve eosinophilic esophagitis in adults treated with endoscopic dilation and proton pump inhibitor therapy over a mean duration of nearly 14 years. Gastrointestinal endoscopy. , 2014. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24703087
  • Boeckxstaens, GE.Zaninotto, G.Richter, JE. Achalasia. Lancet. 383(9911) : 83-93, 2014. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23871090
  • Richter, JE. What's new in gastroesophageal reflux disease for 2014. Gastroenterology clinics of North America. 43(1) : xiii-xiv, 2014. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24503368
  • Prieto, R.Richter, JE. Eosinophilic esophagitis in adults: an update on medical management. Current gastroenterology reports. 15(6) : 324, 2013. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23703154
  • Richter, JE. New treatments for achalasia: novel ideas, but are they ready for prime time? Digestive diseases and sciences. 58(3) : 596-9, 2013. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23296588
  • Richter, JE. Gastroesophageal reflux disease treatment: side effects and complications of fundoplication. Clinical gastroenterology and hepatology : the official clinical practice journal of the American Gastroenterological Association. 11(5) : 465-71; quiz e39, 2013. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23267868
  • Richter, JE. Gastroesophageal reflux disease and obesity: not as simple as we may think. Digestive diseases and sciences. 57(7) : 1748-50, 2012. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22661274
  • Bohm, M.Malik, Z.Sebastiano, C.Thomas, R.Gaughan, J.Kelsen, S.Richter, JE. Mucosal eosinophilia: prevalence and racial/ethnic differences in symptoms and endoscopic findings in adults over 10 years in an urban hospital. Journal of clinical gastroenterology. 46(7) : 567-74, 2012. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22186744
  • Liacouras, CA.Furuta, GT.Hirano, I.Atkins, D.Attwood, SE.Bonis, PA.Burks, AW.Chehade, M.Collins, MH.Dellon, ES.Dohil, R.Falk, GW.Gonsalves, N.Gupta, SK.Katzka, DA.Lucendo, AJ.Markowitz, JE.Noel, RJ.Odze, RD.Putnam, PE.Richter, JE.Romero, Y.Ruchelli, E.Sampson, HA.Schoepfer, A.Shaheen, NJ.Sicherer, SH.Spechler, S.Spergel, JM.Straumann, A.Wershil, BK.Rothenberg, ME.Aceves, SS. Eosinophilic esophagitis: updated consensus recommendations for children and adults. The Journal of allergy and clinical immunology. 128(1) : 3-20.e6; quiz 21-2, 2011. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21477849
  • Richter, JE.Boeckxstaens, GE. Management of achalasia: surgery or pneumatic dilation. Gut. 60(6) : 869-76, 2011. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21303915
  • Richter, JE. The diagnosis and misdiagnosis of Achalasia: it does not have to be so difficult. Clinical gastroenterology and hepatology : the official clinical practice journal of the American Gastroenterological Association. 9(12) : 1010-1, 2011. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21699819
  • Dixon, AE.Clerisme-Beaty, EM.Sugar, EA.Cohen, RI.Lang, JE.Brown, ED.Richter, JE.Irvin, CG.Mastronarde, JG. Effects of obstructive sleep apnea and gastroesophageal reflux disease on asthma control in obesity. The Journal of asthma : official journal of the Association for the Care of Asthma. 48(7) : 707-13, 2011. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21819338
  • Falk, GW.Jacobson, BC.Riddell, RH.Rubenstein, JH.El-Zimaity, H.Drewes, AM.Roark, KS.Sontag, SJ.Schnell, TG.Leya, J.Chejfec, G.Richter, JE.Jenkins, G.Goldman, A.Dvorak, K.Nardone, G. Barrett's esophagus: prevalence-incidence and etiology-origins. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences. 1232: 1-17, 2011. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21950804
  • Triadafilopoulos, G.Taddei, A.Bechi, P.Freschi, G.Ringressi, MN.Degli'Innocenti, DR.Castiglione, F.Masini, E.Majewski, M.Wallner, G.Sarosiek, J.Dillon, JF.McCallum, RC.Dvorak, K.Goldman, A.Woodland, P.Sifrim, D.Richter, JE.Vieth, M.Neumann, H.Langner, C.Ishimura, N.Amano, Y.Felix, VN. Barrett's esophagus: proton pump inhibitors and chemoprevention I. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences. 1232: 93-113, 2011. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21950809
  • Richter, JE.Penagini, R.Tenca, A.Pohl, D.Dvorak, K.Goldman, A.Savarino, E.Zentilin, P.Savarino, V.Watson, JT.Wong, RK.Pace, F.Casini, V.Peura, DA.Herzig, SJ.Kamiya, T.Pelosini, I.Scarpignato, C.Armstrong, D.DeVault, KR.Bechi, P.Taddei, A.Freschi, G.Ringressi, MN.Degli'Innocenti, DR.Castiglione, F.Masini, E.Hunt, RH. Barrett's esophagus: proton pump inhibitors and chemoprevention II. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences. 1232: 114-39, 2011. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21950810
  • Wang, YR.Richter, JE.Dempsey, DT. Trends and outcomes of hospitalizations for peptic ulcer disease in the United States, 1993 to 2006. Annals of surgery. 251(1) : 51-8, 2010. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20009753
  • von Holzen, U.Chen, T.Boquoi, A.Richter, JE.Falk, GW.Klein-Szanto, AJ.Cooper, H.Litwin, S.Weinberg, DS.Enders, GH. Evidence for DNA damage checkpoint activation in barrett esophagus. Translational oncology. 3(1) : 33-42, 2010. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20165693
  • Lacy, BE.Weiser, K.Chertoff, J.Fass, R.Pandolfino, JE.Richter, JE.Rothstein, RI.Spangler, C.Vaezi, MF. The diagnosis of gastroesophageal reflux disease. The American journal of medicine. 123(7) : 583-92, 2010. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20493461
  • Richter, JE. Achalasia - an update. Journal of neurogastroenterology and motility. 16(3) : 232-42, 2010. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20680161
  • Friedenberg, FK.Rai, J.Vanar, V.Bongiorno, C.Nelson, DB.Parepally, M.Poonia, A.Sharma, A.Gohel, S.Richter, JE. Prevalence and risk factors for gastroesophageal reflux disease in an impoverished minority population. Obesity research & clinical practice. 4(4) : e261-e269, 2010. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21311721
  • Friedenberg, FK.Hanlon, A.Vanar, V.Nehemia, D.Mekapati, J.Nelson, DB.Richter, JE. Trends in gastroesophageal reflux disease as measured by the National Ambulatory Medical Care Survey. Digestive diseases and sciences. 55(7) : 1911-7, 2010. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19830561
  • Richter, JE. Con: Impedance-pH testing does not commonly alter management of GERD. The American journal of gastroenterology. 104(11) : 2667-9, 2009. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19888231
  • Richter, JE. Role of the gastric refluxate in gastroesophageal reflux disease: acid, weak acid and bile. The American journal of the medical sciences. 338(2) : 89-95, 2009. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19590427
  • Shaheen, NJ.Richter, JE. Barrett's oesophagus. Lancet. 373(9666) : 850-61, 2009. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19269522
  • Wang, YR.Dempsey, DT.Friedenberg, FK.Richter, JE. Trends of Heller myotomy hospitalizations for achalasia in the United States, 1993-2005: effect of surgery volume on perioperative outcomes. The American journal of gastroenterology. 103(10) : 2454-64, 2008. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18684189
  • Richter, JE. A young man with a new diagnosis of achalasia. Clinical gastroenterology and hepatology : the official clinical practice journal of the American Gastroenterological Association. 6(8) : 859-63, 2008. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18456570
  • Richter, JE.Dempsey, DT. Laparoscopic antireflux surgery: key to success in the community setting. The American journal of gastroenterology. 103(2) : 289-91, 2008. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18289198
  • Achkar, E.Richter, JE.Talley, NJ. American Journal of Gastroenterology conflict of interest policy. The American journal of gastroenterology. 103(2) : 260-1, 2008. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18289192
  • Achkar, E.Richter, JE.Talley, NJ. Conflict of interest policy of the American Journal of Gastroenterology: new and improved. The American journal of gastroenterology. 103(2) : 259, 2008. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18289191
  • Friedenberg, FK.Desipio, J.Korimilli, A.Bohning, M.Sum, E.Parkman, HP.Richter, JE.Fisher, RS. Tonic and phasic pyloric activity in response to CCK-octapeptide. Digestive diseases and sciences. 53(4) : 905-11, 2008. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18270827
  • Richter, JE. Update on the management of achalasia: balloons, surgery and drugs. Expert review of gastroenterology & hepatology. 2(3) : 435-45, 2008. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19072391
  • Friedenberg, FK.Xanthopoulos, M.Foster, GD.Richter, JE. The association between gastroesophageal reflux disease and obesity. The American journal of gastroenterology. 103(8) : 2111-22, 2008. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18796104
  • Bohm, M.Richter, JE. Treatment of eosinophilic esophagitis: overview, current limitations, and future direction. The American journal of gastroenterology. 103(10) : 2635-44; quiz 2645, 2008. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18721234
  • Richter, JE. How to manage refractory GERD. Nature clinical practice. Gastroenterology & hepatology. 4(12) : 658-64, 2007. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18043675
  • Richter, JE.Talley, NJ. American Journal of Gastroenterology 2006: The Best Clinical GI Journal in the World. The American journal of gastroenterology. 102(2) : 229-31, 2007. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17311644
  • Hirano, I.Richter, JE. ACG practice guidelines: esophageal reflux testing. The American journal of gastroenterology. 102(3) : 668-85, 2007. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17335450
  • Baker, ME.Einstein, DM.Herts, BR.Remer, EM.Motta-Ramirez, GA.Ehrenwald, E.Rice, TW.Richter, JE. Gastroesophageal reflux disease: integrating the barium esophagram before and after antireflux surgery. Radiology. 243(2) : 329-39, 2007. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17384237
  • Birgisson, S.Richter, JE. Achalasia in Iceland, 1952-2002: an epidemiologic study. Digestive diseases and sciences. 52(8) : 1855-60, 2007. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17420933
  • Richter, JE. Gastrooesophageal reflux disease. Best practice & research. Clinical gastroenterology. 21(4) : 609-31, 2007. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17643904
  • Richter, JE. The many manifestations of gastroesophageal reflux disease: presentation, evaluation, and treatment. Gastroenterology clinics of North America. 36(3) : 577-99, viii-ix, 2007. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17950439
  • Ahmed, TF.Khandwala, F.Abelson, TI.Hicks, DM.Richter, JE.Milstein, C.Vaezi, MF. Chronic laryngitis associated with gastroesophageal reflux: prospective assessment of differences in practice patterns between gastroenterologists and ENT physicians. The American journal of gastroenterology. 101(3) : 470-8, 2006. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16542282
  • Swoger, J.Ponsky, J.Hicks, DM.Richter, JE.Abelson, TI.Milstein, C.Qadeer, MA.Vaezi, MF. Surgical fundoplication in laryngopharyngeal reflux unresponsive to aggressive acid suppression: a controlled study. Clinical gastroenterology and hepatology : the official clinical practice journal of the American Gastroenterological Association. 4(4) : 433-41, 2006. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16616347
  • Vela, MF.Richter, JE.Khandwala, F.Blackstone, EH.Wachsberger, D.Baker, ME.Rice, TW. The long-term efficacy of pneumatic dilatation and Heller myotomy for the treatment of achalasia. Clinical gastroenterology and hepatology : the official clinical practice journal of the American Gastroenterological Association. 4(5) : 580-7, 2006. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16630776
  • Richter, JE. Short segment Barrett's esophagus: ignorance may be bliss. The American journal of gastroenterology. 101(6) : 1183-5, 2006. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16771934
  • Guardino, JM.Khandwala, F.Lopez, R.Wachsberger, DM.Richter, JE.Falk, GW. Barrett's esophagus at a tertiary care center: association of age on incidence and prevalence of dysplasia and adenocarcinoma. The American journal of gastroenterology. 101(10) : 2187-93, 2006. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17032182
  • Qadeer, MA.Richter, JE.Brotman, DJ. Hospital-acquired gastrointestinal bleeding outside the critical care unit: risk factors, role of acid suppression, and endoscopy findings. Journal of hospital medicine : an official publication of the Society of Hospital Medicine. 1(1) : 13-20, 2006. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17219466
  • Vaezi, MF.Richter, JE.Stasney, CR.Spiegel, JR.Iannuzzi, RA.Crawley, JA.Hwang, C.Sostek, MB.Shaker, R. Treatment of chronic posterior laryngitis with esomeprazole. The Laryngoscope. 116(2) : 254-60, 2006. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16467715
  • Richter, JE. New investigational therapies for gastroesophageal reflux disease. Thoracic surgery clinics. 15(3) : 377-84, 2005. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16104128
  • Falk, GW.Thota, PN.Richter, JE.Connor, JT.Wachsberger, DM. Barrett's esophagus in women: demographic features and progression to high-grade dysplasia and cancer. Clinical gastroenterology and hepatology : the official clinical practice journal of the American Gastroenterological Association. 3(11) : 1089-94, 2005. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16271339
  • Rice, TW.McKelvey, AA.Richter, JE.Baker, ME.Vaezi, MF.Feng, J.Murthy, SC.Mason, DP.Blackstone, EH. A physiologic clinical study of achalasia: should Dor fundoplication be added to Heller myotomy? The Journal of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery. 130(6) : 1593-600, 2005. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16308004
  • Qadeer, MA.Swoger, J.Milstein, C.Hicks, DM.Ponsky, J.Richter, JE.Abelson, TI.Vaezi, MF. Correlation between symptoms and laryngeal signs in laryngopharyngeal reflux. The Laryngoscope. 115(11) : 1947-52, 2005. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16319603
  • Milstein, CF.Charbel, S.Hicks, DM.Abelson, TI.Richter, JE.Vaezi, MF. Prevalence of laryngeal irritation signs associated with reflux in asymptomatic volunteers: impact of endoscopic technique (rigid vs. flexible laryngoscope). The Laryngoscope. 115(12) : 2256-61, 2005. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16369176
  • Richter, JE. Modern management of achalasia. Current treatment options in gastroenterology. 8(4) : 275-83, 2005. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16009028
  • Nayar, DS.Khandwala, F.Achkar, E.Shay, SS.Richter, JE.Falk, GW.Soffer, EE.Vaezi, MF. Esophageal manometry: assessment of interpreter consistency. Clinical gastroenterology and hepatology : the official clinical practice journal of the American Gastroenterological Association. 3(3) : 218-24, 2005. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15765440
  • Park, W.Hicks, DM.Khandwala, F.Richter, JE.Abelson, TI.Milstein, C.Vaezi, MF. Laryngopharyngeal reflux: prospective cohort study evaluating optimal dose of proton-pump inhibitor therapy and pretherapy predictors of response. The Laryngoscope. 115(7) : 1230-8, 2005. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15995512
  • Talley, NJ.Richter, JE. The Journal's impact increases! The American journal of gastroenterology. 99(10) : 1867-8, 2004. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15447740
  • Guardino, JM.Vela, MF.Connor, JT.Richter, JE. Pneumatic dilation for the treatment of achalasia in untreated patients and patients with failed Heller myotomy. Journal of clinical gastroenterology. 38(10) : 855-60, 2004. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15492600
  • Richter, JE. Should the national GI fellowship matching program be restored? Pro: Gastroenterology match: good for all the players. The American journal of gastroenterology. 99(1) : 6-7, 2004. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/14687131
  • Richter, JE. Ear, nose and throat and respiratory manifestations of gastro-esophageal reflux disease: an increasing conundrum. European journal of gastroenterology & hepatology. 16(9) : 837-45, 2004. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15316405
  • Talley, N.Richter, JE.Achkar, E. Editors' comments. GI fellowship matching program. The American journal of gastroenterology. 99(8) : 1411, 2004. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15307848
  • Richter, JE. Duodenogastric Reflux-induced (Alkaline) Esophagitis. Current treatment options in gastroenterology. 7(1) : 53-58, 2004. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/14723838
  • Dhir, R.Richter, JE. Erythromycin in the short- and long-term control of dyspepsia symptoms in patients with gastroparesis. Journal of clinical gastroenterology. 38(3) : 237-42, 2004. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15128069
  • Farhoomand, K.Connor, JT.Richter, JE.Achkar, E.Vaezi, MF. Predictors of outcome of pneumatic dilation in achalasia. Clinical gastroenterology and hepatology : the official clinical practice journal of the American Gastroenterological Association. 2(5) : 389-94, 2004. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15118976
  • Richter, JE. Slow lessons learned from endoscopic treatment of GERD. The American journal of gastroenterology. 99(2) : 203-4, 2004. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15046205
  • Adhami, T.Goldblum, JR.Richter, JE.Vaezi, MF. The role of gastric and duodenal agents in laryngeal injury: an experimental canine model. The American journal of gastroenterology. 99(11) : 2098-106, 2004. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15554987
  • Vela, MF.Richter, JE.Wachsberger, D.Connor, J.Rice, TW. Complexities of managing achalasia at a tertiary referral center: use of pneumatic dilatation, Heller myotomy, and botulinum toxin injection. The American journal of gastroenterology. 99(6) : 1029-36, 2004. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15180721
  • Richter, JE. Medical management of patients with esophageal or supraesophageal gastroesophageal reflux disease. The American journal of medicine. 115 Suppl 3A: 179S-187S, 2003. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12928099
  • Richter, JE. Diagnostic tests for gastroesophageal reflux disease. The American journal of the medical sciences. 326(5) : 300-8, 2003. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/14615671
  • Vaezi, MF.Hicks, DM.Abelson, TI.Richter, JE. Laryngeal signs and symptoms and gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD): a critical assessment of cause and effect association. Clinical gastroenterology and hepatology : the official clinical practice journal of the American Gastroenterological Association. 1(5) : 333-44, 2003. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15017651
  • Pandolfino, JE.Richter, JE.Ours, T.Guardino, JM.Chapman, J.Kahrilas, PJ. Ambulatory esophageal pH monitoring using a wireless system. The American journal of gastroenterology. 98(4) : 740-9, 2003. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12738450
  • Richter, JE. Let the patient beware: the evolving truth about laparoscopic antireflux surgery. The American journal of medicine. 114(1) : 71-3, 2003. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12543294
  • Richter, JE. The enormous burden of digestive diseases on our healthcare system. Current gastroenterology reports. 5(2) : 93-4, 2003. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12631447
  • Richter, JE. Gastroesophageal reflux disease during pregnancy. Gastroenterology clinics of North America. 32(1) : 235-61, 2003. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12635418
  • Shay, SS.Johnson, LF.Richter, JE. Acid rereflux: a review, emphasizing detection by impedance, manometry, and scintigraphy, and the impact on acid clearing pathophysiology as well as interpreting the pH record. Digestive diseases and sciences. 48(1) : 1-9, 2003. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12645783
  • Ours, TM.Fackler, WK.Richter, JE.Vaezi, MF. Nocturnal acid breakthrough: clinical significance and correlation with esophageal acid exposure. The American journal of gastroenterology. 98(3) : 545-50, 2003. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12650785
  • Richter, JE. Not the perfect study, but helpful wisdom for treating asthma patients with gastroesophageal reflux disease. Chest. 123(4) : 973-5, 2003. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12684276
  • Hicks, DM.Ours, TM.Abelson, TI.Vaezi, MF.Richter, JE. The prevalence of hypopharynx findings associated with gastroesophageal reflux in normal volunteers. Journal of voice : official journal of the Voice Foundation. 16(4) : 564-79, 2002. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12512644
  • Richter, JE. Novel medical therapies for gastroesophageal reflux disease beyond proton-pump inhibitors. Gastroenterology clinics of North America. 31(4 Suppl) : S111-6, 2002. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12489476
  • Fackler, WK.Ours, TM.Vaezi, MF.Richter, JE. Long-term effect of H2RA therapy on nocturnal gastric acid breakthrough. Gastroenterology. 122(3) : 625-32, 2002. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/11874994
  • Goldblum, JR.Richter, JE.Vaezi, M.Falk, GW.Rice, TW.Peek, RM. Helicobacter pylori infection, not gastroesophageal reflux, is the major cause of inflammation and intestinal metaplasia of gastric cardiac mucosa. The American journal of gastroenterology. 97(2) : 302-11, 2002. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/11866266
  • Richter, JE. Surgery relieved symptoms but decreased survival more than medical treatment in gastroesophageal reflux disease. ACP journal club. 136(1) : 17, 2002. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/11829558
  • Liu, W.Fackler, W.Rice, TW.Richter, JE.Achkar, E.Goldblum, JR. The pathogenesis of pseudoachalasia: a clinicopathologic study of 13 cases of a rare entity. The American journal of surgical pathology. 26(6) : 784-8, 2002. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12023584
  • O'Connor, JB.Singer, ME.Imperiale, TF.Vaezi, MF.Richter, JE. The cost-effectiveness of treatment strategies for achalasia. Digestive diseases and sciences. 47(7) : 1516-25, 2002. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12141811
  • Skacel, M.Petras, RE.Rybicki, LA.Gramlich, TL.Richter, JE.Falk, GW.Goldblum, JR. p53 expression in low grade dysplasia in Barrett's esophagus: correlation with interobserver agreement and disease progression. The American journal of gastroenterology. 97(10) : 2508-13, 2002. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12385431
  • Castell, DO.Kahrilas, PJ.Richter, JE.Vakil, NB.Johnson, DA.Zuckerman, S.Skammer, W.Levine, JG. Esomeprazole (40 mg) compared with lansoprazole (30 mg) in the treatment of erosive esophagitis. The American journal of gastroenterology. 97(3) : 575-83, 2002. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/11922549