Joseph Ahn

Associate Professor

  • 778 Citations
  • 16 h-Index
20022019
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Research Output 2002 2019

  • 778 Citations
  • 16 h-Index
  • 48 Article
  • 4 Review article
  • 1 Chapter
2019

Response to Forrest et al

Singal, A. K., Bataller, R., Ahn, J., Kamath, P. S. & Shah, V. H., Jan 1 2019, In : The American Journal of Gastroenterology. 114, 1, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2018
66 Citations (Scopus)

ACG clinical guideline: Alcoholic liver disease

Singal, A. K., Bataller, R., Ahn, J., Kamath, P. S. & Shah, V. H., Feb 1 2018, In : American Journal of Gastroenterology. 113, 2, p. 175-194 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Alcoholic Liver Diseases
Alcoholic Hepatitis
Guidelines
Liver Diseases
Alcoholic Liver Cirrhosis
2 Citations (Scopus)

A Comparison Between Community and Academic Practices in the USA in the Management of Chronic Hepatitis B Patients Receiving Entecavir: Results of the ENUMERATE Study

Lee, H. M., Ahn, J., Kim, W. R., Lim, J. K., Nguyen, M., Pan, C. Q., Kim, D., Mannalithara, A., Te, H., Trinh, H., Chu, D., Tran, T., Woog, J. & Lok, A. S., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Digestive Diseases and Sciences.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Chronic Hepatitis B
Fibrosis
entecavir
Hepatitis B e Antigens
DNA
4 Citations (Scopus)

Chronic Hepatitis C and Direct Acting Antivirals

Westerhoff, M. & Ahn, J., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Surgical Pathology Clinics.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Chronic Hepatitis C
Hepacivirus
Antiviral Agents
End Stage Liver Disease
Therapeutics
1 Citation (Scopus)

Direct-acting antiviral regimens are safe and effective in the treatment of hepatitis C in simultaneous liver–kidney transplant recipients

Nookala, A. U., Crismale, J., Schiano, T., Te, H., Ahn, J., Robertazzi, S., Rodigas, C., Satoskar, R., Mandip, K. C., Hassan, M. & Smith, C., Mar 1 2018, In : Clinical Transplantation. 32, 3, e13198.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hepatitis C
Antiviral Agents
Transplants
Liver
Kidney
1 Citation (Scopus)

Hepatitis B: Standard and Novel Treatment Options

Ahn, J. C. & Ahn, J., Jul 1 2018, In : Clinical Liver Disease. 12, 1, p. 19-23 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Hepatitis B

Portal hypertensive gastrointestinal bleeding

Saeian, K., Kohli, A. & Ahn, J., Jan 8 2018, Hepatic Critical Care. Springer International Publishing, p. 121-136 16 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Intra-Abdominal Hypertension
Esophageal and Gastric Varices
Portal Hypertension
Critical Care
Portal Vein
2017
7 Citations (Scopus)

Biopsy Specimens From Allograft Liver Contain Histologic Features of Hepatitis C Virus Infection After Virus Eradication

Whitcomb, E., Choi, W. T., Jerome, K. R., Cook, L., Landis, C., Ahn, J., Te, H. S., Esfeh, J., Hanouneh, I. A., Rayhill, S. C., Gibson, W., Plesec, T., Koo, J., Wang, H. L., Hart, J., Pai, R. K. & Westerhoff, M., Aug 1 2017, In : Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology. 15, 8, p. 1279-1285 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Virus Diseases
Hepacivirus
Allografts
Viruses
Biopsy

Close observation versus upfront treatment in hepatocellular carcinoma: Are the exception points worth the risk?

Tholey, D. M., Hornung, B., Enestvedt, C., Chen, Y., Naugler, W. S., Farsad, K., Nabavizadeh, N., Schlansky, B., Ahn, J. & Jou, J., Jan 1 2017, In : BMJ Open Gastroenterology. 4, 1, e000157.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Hepatocellular Carcinoma
Observation
Survival
Liver
Therapeutics
8 Citations (Scopus)

Liver Disease in Patients on Total Parenteral Nutrition

Mitra, A. & Ahn, J., 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Clinics in Liver Disease.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Total Parenteral Nutrition
Liver Diseases
Parenteral Nutrition
Fibrosis
Fish Oils
3 Citations (Scopus)

Portal Vein Thrombosis in Cirrhosis

Loudin, M. & Ahn, J., 2017, In : Journal of Clinical Gastroenterology. 51, 7, p. 579-585 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Portal Vein
Thrombosis
Fibrosis
Population
Uncertainty
2016
36 Citations (Scopus)

ACG clinical guideline: Liver disease and pregnancy

Tran, T. T., Ahn, J. & Reau, N. S., Feb 1 2016, In : American Journal of Gastroenterology. 111, 2, p. 176-194 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Liver Diseases
Pregnant Women
Referral and Consultation
Guidelines
Pregnancy
5 Citations (Scopus)

Contemporary understanding and management of overt and covert hepatic encephalopathy

NeSmith, M., Ahn, J. & Flamm, S. L., Feb 1 2016, In : Gastroenterology and Hepatology. 12, 2, p. 91-100 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hepatic Encephalopathy
rifaximin
Sodium Benzoate
Lactulose
Probiotics
4 Citations (Scopus)

Diagnosis of Alcoholic Liver Disease. Key Foundations and New Developments

Childers, R. E. & Ahn, J., 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : Clinics in Liver Disease.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Alcoholic Liver Diseases
Physical Examination
Alcoholic Fatty Liver
Alcoholic Hepatitis
Uncertainty
26 Citations (Scopus)

Entecavir safety and effectiveness in a national cohort of treatment-naïve chronic hepatitis B patients in the US - The ENUMERATE study

Ahn, J., Lee, H. M., Lim, J. K., Pan, C. Q., Nguyen, M. H., Ray Kim, W., Mannalithara, A., Trinh, H., Chu, D., Tran, T., Min, A., Do, S., Te, H., Reddy, K. R. & Lok, A. S., Jan 1 2016, In : Alimentary Pharmacology and Therapeutics. 43, 1, p. 134-144 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Chronic Hepatitis B
Hepatitis B e Antigens
Hepatitis B virus
Safety
Therapeutics

Letter: Lessons from the 'real-world' entecavir therapy in chronic hepatitis B patients - Authors' reply

Ahn, J., Nguyen, M. H., Lim, J. K., Lee, H. M., Pan, C. Q. & Lok, A. S., Apr 1 2016, In : Alimentary Pharmacology and Therapeutics. 43, 7, p. 847-848 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Liver Failure Secondary to Amyloid Light-Chain Amyloidosis

Loudin, M., Childers, R., Zivony, A., Lanciault, C., Chang, M. & Ahn, J., Apr 1 2016, In : American Journal of Medicine. 129, 4, p. e19-e20

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Fatal Outcome
Liver Failure
Amyloidosis
Amyloid
Light
14 Citations (Scopus)

Lower Observed Hepatocellular Carcinoma Incidence in Chronic Hepatitis B Patients Treated With Entecavir: Results of the ENUMERATE Study

Ahn, J., Lim, J. K., Lee, H. M., Lok, A. S., Nguyen, M., Pan, C. Q., Mannalithara, A., Te, H., Reddy, K. R., Trinh, H., Chu, D., Tran, T., Lau, D., Leduc, T. S., Min, A., Trong Le, L., Bae, H., Van Tran, S., Do, S., Hann, H. W. L. & 8 others, Wong, C., Han, S., Pillai, A., Park, J. S., Tong, M., Scaglione, S., Woog, J. & Kim, W. R., Sep 1 2016, In : American Journal of Gastroenterology. 111, 9, p. 1297-1304 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Chronic Hepatitis B
Hepatocellular Carcinoma
Incidence
Fibrosis
entecavir
33 Citations (Scopus)

Sofosbuvir plus ledispasvir for recurrent hepatitis C in liver transplant recipients

Kwok, R. M., Ahn, J., Schiano, T. D., Te, H. S., Potosky, D. R., Tierney, A., Satoskar, R., Robertazzi, S., Rodigas, C., Lee Sang, M., Wiegel, J., Patel, N., Gripshover, J., Hassan, M. A., Branch, A. & Smith, C. I., Nov 1 2016, In : Liver Transplantation. 22, 11, p. 1536-1543 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hepatitis C
Liver Transplantation
Liver
Hepacivirus
Immunosuppression
2015
1 Citation (Scopus)

Assessment of jaundice in the hospitalized patient

Kathpalia, P. & Ahn, J., 2015, In : Clinics in Liver Disease. 19, 1, p. 155-170 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Jaundice
Liver Transplantation
Referral and Consultation
13 Citations (Scopus)

Impact of Hepatitis C Virus Infection on Hepatocellular Carcinoma

Tholey, D. M. & Ahn, J., Dec 1 2015, In : Gastroenterology Clinics of North America. 44, 4, p. 761-773 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Virus Diseases
Hepacivirus
Hepatocellular Carcinoma
Incidence
Fatty Liver
4 Citations (Scopus)

"Indefinite for dysplasia" in Barrett's esophagus: Inflammation and DNA content abnormality are significant predictors of early detection of Neoplasia

Choi, W. T., Emond, M. J., Rabinovitch, P. S., Ahn, J., Upton, M. P. & Westerhoff, M., Mar 12 2015, In : Clinical and Translational Gastroenterology. 6, 3, e81.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Barrett Esophagus
Inflammation
Adenocarcinoma
DNA
Neoplasms
8 Citations (Scopus)

Indwelling peritoneal catheters in patients with cirrhosis and refractory ascites

Kathpalia, P., Bhatia, A., Robertazzi, S., Ahn, J., Cohen, S. M., Sontag, S., Luke, A., Durazo-Arvizu, R. & Pillai, A. A., Oct 1 2015, In : Internal Medicine Journal. 45, 10, p. 1026-1031 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Indwelling Catheters
Peritonitis
Ascites
Fibrosis
End Stage Liver Disease

Reply to: "Need to consider full societal impact of hepatitis B virus-positive donors"

Huprikar, S., Danziger-Isakov, L., Ahn, J., Kotton, C. N. & Kumar, D., Nov 1 2015, In : American Journal of Transplantation. 15, 11, p. 3014 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hepatitis B
Hepatitis B virus
Liver Transplantation
Tissue Donors

Response to Zanini et al.

Ahn, J., Marrero, J. & Reddy, R. K., Apr 16 2015, In : American Journal of Gastroenterology. 110, 4, p. 600 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bile Duct Neoplasms
Focal Nodular Hyperplasia
Intrahepatic Bile Ducts
Cholangiocarcinoma
Hemangioma
75 Citations (Scopus)

Solid organ transplantation from hepatitis B virus-positive donors: Consensus guidelines for recipient management

Huprikar, S., Danziger-Isakov, L., Ahn, J., Naugler, W. S., Blumberg, E., Avery, R. K., Koval, C., Lease, E. D., Pillai, A., Doucette, K. E., Levitsky, J., Morris, M. I., Lu, K., McDermott, J. K., Mone, T., Orlowski, J. P., Dadhania, D. M., Abbott, K., Horslen, S., Laskin, B. L. & 9 others, Mougdil, A., Venkat, V. L., Korenblat, K., Kumar, V., Grossi, P., Bloom, R. D., Brown, K., Kotton, C. N. & Kumar, D., May 1 2015, In : American Journal of Transplantation. 15, 5, p. 1162-1172 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Organ Transplantation
Hepatitis B virus
Tissue Donors
Guidelines
Antiviral Agents
2014
114 Citations (Scopus)

ACG clinical guideline: the diagnosis and management of focal liver lesions.

Marrero, J. A., Ahn, J., Rajender Reddy, K. & Americal College of Gastroenterology, C. O. G., 2014, In : The American Journal of Gastroenterology. 109, 9

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Guidelines
Liver
Liver Cell Adenoma
Focal Nodular Hyperplasia
Hemangioma
12 Citations (Scopus)

Frontiers in the treatment of hepatitis c virus infection

Ahn, J. & Flamm, S. L., Feb 2014, In : Gastroenterology and Hepatology. 10, 2, p. 90-100 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hepatitis Viruses
Virus Diseases
Hepacivirus
Therapeutics
Chronic Hepatitis C
4 Citations (Scopus)

Hepatitis D virus: A call to screening

Ahn, J. & Gish, R. G., Oct 1 2014, In : Gastroenterology and Hepatology. 10, 10, p. 647-686 40 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hepatitis Delta Virus
Hepatitis D
Hepatitis B
Coinfection
Liver Cirrhosis
2012

Boceprevir versus telaprevir: A new era of directly acting antiviral therapy

Ahn, J. & Flamm, S. L., Mar 2012, In : Current Hepatitis Reports. 11, 1, p. 23-33 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Antiviral Agents
Pharmaceutical Preparations
Therapeutics
Anemia
Dysgeusia
9 Citations (Scopus)

Hepatotoxicity associated with the use of white flood, a nutritional supplement

Cohen, S. M., Heywood, E., Pillai, A. & Ahn, J., Oct 2012, In : Practical Gastroenterology. 36, 10, p. 45-47 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hepatitis
Substance Withdrawal Syndrome
Symptom Assessment
Proxy
Complementary Therapies
2011
2 Citations (Scopus)

Hepatitis C Therapy: Other Players in the Game

Ahn, J. & Flamm, S. L., Aug 2011, In : Clinics in Liver Disease. 15, 3, p. 641-656 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hepatitis C
Cyclophilins
Ribavirin
Immunologic Factors
Chronic Hepatitis C
12 Citations (Scopus)

Legal Ramifications for Physicians of Patients Who Drive With Hepatic Encephalopathy

Cohen, S. M., Kim, A., Metropulos, M. & Ahn, J., Feb 2011, In : Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology. 9, 2, p. 156-160 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hepatic Encephalopathy
Motor Vehicles
Physicians
Accidents
Liver Diseases
18 Citations (Scopus)
Hepatitis B
Antiviral Agents
Immunoglobulins
Transplants
Recurrence
3 Citations (Scopus)

Primary care of the liver transplant recipient

Sohn, A. J., Jeon, H. & Ahn, J., Sep 2011, In : Primary Care - Clinics in Office Practice. 38, 3, p. 499-514 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Primary Health Care
Primary Care Physicians
Liver
Opportunistic Infections
Graft Rejection
2010
16 Citations (Scopus)

Evaluation and management of hepatitis B in pregnancy: A survey of current practices

Ahn, J., Salem, S. B. & Cohen, S. M., Sep 2010, In : Gastroenterology and Hepatology. 6, 9, p. 570-578 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hepatitis B
Antiviral Agents
Pregnancy
Physicians
Gastroenterology
2009
2 Citations (Scopus)

A case of complete resolution of gastric varices

Tieu, V., Behrens, G., Ferral, H., Cohen, S. M. & Ahn, J., 2009, In : Nature Reviews Gastroenterology and Hepatology. 6, 10, p. 618-622 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Blood Cell Count
Esophageal and Gastric Varices
Abdomen
Splenic Vein
Digestive System Endoscopy

A Case of Myelodysplastic Syndrome in a Liver Transplant Patient

Potru, R., Ahn, J., Fung, H. & Cohen, S. M., Nov 2009, In : Transplantation Proceedings. 41, 9, p. 3947-3948 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Myelodysplastic Syndromes
Transplants
Liver
Pancytopenia
Immunosuppression
19 Citations (Scopus)

Fatal lactic acidosis associated with the use of combination oral medications to treat reactivation of hepatitis B

Cohen, S. M., Levy, R. M., Jovanovich, J. F. & Ahn, J., Nov 2009, In : Journal of Clinical Gastroenterology. 43, 10, p. 1008-1010 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Lactic Acidosis
Hepatitis B
Hepatitis B virus
United States Food and Drug Administration
Drug Labeling
1 Citation (Scopus)

Fulminant hepatic failure in an adult patient with giant-cell hepatitis

Khan, M. A., Ahn, J., Shah, N., Jakate, S., Patel, A., Burns, M. & Cohen, S. M., Jul 2009, In : Gastroenterology and Hepatology. 5, 7, p. 502-504 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Acute Liver Failure
Giant Cells
Hepatitis
Liver Transplantation
Newborn Infant

Hepatitis C and hepatocellular carcinoma: New developments in natural history and treatment

Ahn, J. & Flamm, S. L., 2009, In : Current Hepatitis Reports. 8, 2, p. 59-65 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hepatitis C
Natural History
Hepatocellular Carcinoma
Hepacivirus
Fibrosis

Intermittent small bowel obstruction from rotational variation of the duodenum due to ligament of treitz takedown for an aortic jump graft

O'Neill, E. K., Sohi, S., Smith, C. & Ahn, J., Nov 2009, In : Liver Transplantation. 15, 11, p. 1644-1646 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Torsion Abnormality
Intestinal Obstruction
Hepatic Artery
Duodenum
Ligaments
1 Citation (Scopus)

Reply: Transmission of human immunodeficiency virus and hepatitis C virus through liver transplantation

Ahn, J. & Cohen, S., 2009, In : Liver Transplantation. 15, 5, p. 562 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hepacivirus
Liver Transplantation
HIV
22 Citations (Scopus)

Review article: The diagnosis and management of alcoholic hepatitis

Cohen, S. M. & Ahn, J., Jul 2009, In : Alimentary Pharmacology and Therapeutics. 30, 1, p. 3-13 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Alcoholic Hepatitis
Alcohol Abstinence
Pentoxifylline
Therapeutics
Alcoholism
8 Citations (Scopus)

Use of specialty care versus standard retail pharmacies for treatment of hepatitis C

Cohen, S. M., Kwasny, M. J. & Ahn, J., Feb 2009, In : Annals of Pharmacotherapy. 43, 2, p. 202-209 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pharmacies
Standard of Care
Hepatitis C
Hepacivirus
Therapeutics
2008

A liver with three separate lesions

Sohi, S., Jakate, S. & Ahn, J., 2008, In : Liver International. 28, 8, p. 1140 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bile Duct Neoplasms
Cholangiocarcinoma
Liver Cirrhosis
Cysts
Liver
48 Citations (Scopus)

Biliary cast syndrome following liver transplantation: Predictive factors and clinical outcomes

Gor, N. V., Levy, R. M., Ahn, J., Kogan, D., Dodson, S. F. & Cohem, S. M., 2008, In : Liver Transplantation. 14, 10, p. 1466-1472 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Superior Mesenteric Artery Syndrome
Liver Transplantation
Transplants
Tissue Donors
Liver
57 Citations (Scopus)

Transmission of human immunodeficiency virus and hepatitis C virus through liver transplantation

Ahn, J. & Cohen, S. M., 2008, In : Liver Transplantation. 14, 11, p. 1603-1608 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hepacivirus
Liver Transplantation
HIV
Tissue Donors
Nucleic Acids
2005
54 Citations (Scopus)

A prospective, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial of retinol palmitate (vitamin A) for symptomatic chronic radiation proctopathy.

Ehrenpreis, E. D., Jani, A., Levitsky, J., Ahn, J. & Hong, J., Jan 2005, In : Diseases of the Colon and Rectum. 48, 1, p. 1-8 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Vitamin A
Placebos
Radiation
retinol palmitate
Nonparametric Statistics
2 Citations (Scopus)

Autoimmune hepatitis

Ahn, J. & Flamm, S. L., Dec 2005, In : Current Treatment Options in Gastroenterology. 8, 6, p. 481-492 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Autoimmune Hepatitis
Therapeutics
Azathioprine
Prednisone
Immunosuppressive Agents