Silvio del Melo

Associate Professor

  • 114 Citations
  • 5 h-Index
20112019
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Research Output 2011 2019

  • 114 Citations
  • 5 h-Index
  • 15 Article
  • 2 Review article
  • 1 Comment/debate
  • 1 Editorial
2019

Barriers to treatment of chronic hepatitis C with direct acting antivirals in an urban clinic

Malespin, M., Harris, C., Kanar, O., Jackman, K., Smotherman, C., Johnston, A., Ferm, J., del Melo, S., Scolapio, J. S., Nelson, D. R. & Cotler, S. J., Mar 1 2019, In : Annals of hepatology. 18, 2, p. 304-309 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Chronic Hepatitis C
Antiviral Agents
Hepacivirus
Therapeutics
Medicaid

Case series of 10 patients with cirrhosis undergoing emergent repair of ruptured umbilical hernias: Natural history and predictors of outcomes

Malespin, M., Moore, C. M., Fialho, A., del Melo, S., Benyashvili, T., Kothari, A. N., Di Sabato, D., Kallwitz, E. R., Cotler, S. J. & Lu, A. D., Apr 1 2019, In : Experimental and Clinical Transplantation. 17, 2, p. 210-213 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Umbilical Hernia
Natural History
Fibrosis
Rupture
Ascites

Comparison of EUS-guided versus percutaneous and transjugular approaches for the performance of liver biopsies

Shuja, A., Alkhasawneh, A., Fialho, A., Fialho, A., Shukri, A., Harris, C., Smotherman, C., Malespin, M. & del Melo, S., Jan 1 2019, In : Digestive and Liver Disease.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Biopsy
Interventional Radiology
Liver
Needles
Fibrosis
1 Citation (Scopus)

Predictors of No-show Rate in the GI Endoscopy Suite at a Safety Net Academic Medical Center

Shuja, A., Harris, C., Aldridge, P., Malespin, M. & del Melo, S., Jan 1 2019, In : Journal of Clinical Gastroenterology. 53, 1, p. 29-33 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Endoscopy
Safety
Appointments and Schedules
Outpatients
Insurance Coverage
2018

A longitudinal analysis of the epidemiology and economic impact of inpatient admissions for chronic pancreatitis in the United States

Shuja, A., Ur Rahman, A., Skef, W., Smotherman, C., Guan, J., Malespin, M. & del Melo, S., Jul 3 2018, In : Annals of Gastroenterology. 31, 4, p. 499-505 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Chronic Pancreatitis
Inpatients
Epidemiology
Hospitalization
Economics
1 Citation (Scopus)

Patients’ perceptions of gastroenterologists’ attire in the clinic and endoscopy suite

Clark, M., Shuja, A., Thomas, A., Steinberg, S., Geffen, J., Malespin, M. & del Melo, S., Mar 5 2018, In : Annals of Gastroenterology. 31, 2, p. 237-240 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Endoscopy
Gastroenterology
Patient Preference
Quality of Health Care
Clothing
5 Citations (Scopus)

Percutaneous transhepatic vs. endoscopic retrograde biliary drainage for suspected malignant hilar obstruction: Study protocol for a randomized controlled trial

INTERCPT Study Group and the United States Cooperative for Outcomes Research in Endoscopy (USCORE), Feb 14 2018, In : Trials. 19, 1, 108.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Drainage
Randomized Controlled Trials
Cholangiography
Cholestasis
Random Allocation
2017

Addressing disparities in the African-American community: one size does not fit all!

del Melo, S. & Woodward, T., Apr 1 2017, In : Gastrointestinal endoscopy. 85, 4, p. 706-707 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

Health Status Disparities
Healthcare Disparities
African Americans
5 Citations (Scopus)

Randomized pragmatic trial of nasogastric tube placement in patients with upper gastrointestinal tract bleeding

Rockey, D. C., Ahn, C. & del Melo, S., Apr 1 2017, In : Journal of Investigative Medicine. 65, 4, p. 759-764 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pragmatic Clinical Trials
Upper Gastrointestinal Tract
Hemorrhage
Physicians
Coffee
2016

Four Approaches to Reinvigorate Learning for the 21st Century Gastroenterologist

Shah, B. J., del Melo, S. & Falk, G. W., Aug 1 2016, In : Gastroenterology. 151, 2, p. 218-221 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

The novel use of a biliary stent as a temporizing measure in the treatment of severe refractory esophageal stricture

Steinberg, S., Anderson, J. & del Melo, S., Jan 1 2016, In : Endoscopy. 48, S1, p. E392-E393

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
2015
4 Citations (Scopus)

Rectal extranodal rosai-dorfman disease diagnosed by EUS-FNA: A case report and review of the literature

Ioannidis, I., Manolakis, C., Laurini, J. A., Roveda, K. P., del Melo, S., Avery, B. & Boudreaux, C. W., Jan 1 2015, In : Diagnostic Cytopathology. 43, 1, p. 40-44 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Sinus Histiocytosis
Endoscopic Ultrasound-Guided Fine Needle Aspiration
Gastrointestinal Tract
Hemorrhage
Biopsy
2013
1 Citation (Scopus)

Clinical Judgment Does Not Circumvent the Need for Diagnostic Endoscopy in Upper Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage

del Melo, S., Bhore, R. & Rockey, D. C., Jan 1 2013, In : Journal of Investigative Medicine. 61, 8, p. 1146-1151 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Gastroenterology
Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage
Endoscopy
Physicians
Aptitude
2012
50 Citations (Scopus)

Predictors of complete endoscopic mucosal resection of flat and depressed gastrointestinal neoplasia of the colon

Woodward, T. A., Heckman, M. G., Cleveland, P., del Melo, S., Raimondo, M. & Wallace, M., May 1 2012, In : American Journal of Gastroenterology. 107, 5, p. 650-654 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Colon
Polyps
Neoplasms
Endoscopy
Tertiary Care Centers
20 Citations (Scopus)

The Role of Capsule Endoscopy in Evaluating Inflammatory Bowel Disease

del Melo, S. & Di Palma, J. A., Jun 1 2012, In : Gastroenterology Clinics of North America. 41, 2, p. 315-323 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

2011
4 Citations (Scopus)

Complete esophageal occlusion after band ligation

del Melo, S., Aug 12 2011, In : Endoscopy. 43, SUPPL. 2

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Open Access
Esophageal Diseases
Esophagoscopy
Esophageal and Gastric Varices
Ligation
Pathologic Constriction
5 Citations (Scopus)

Endoscopic colorectal imaging and therapy

del Melo, S. & Wallace, M., Jan 1 2011, In : Current Opinion in Gastroenterology. 27, 1, p. 54-60 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Polyps
Technology
Colon
Therapeutics
Colonoscopy
12 Citations (Scopus)

Endoscopic mucosal resection with the grasp-and-snare technique through a double-channel endoscope in humans

del Melo, S., Cleveland, P., Raimondo, M., Wallace, M. B. & Woodward, T., Feb 1 2011, In : Gastrointestinal endoscopy. 73, 2, p. 349-352 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Endoscopes
Hand Strength
Polyps
Gastroscopes
Colonoscopes
6 Citations (Scopus)

Interobserver agreement on the endosonographic features of lymph nodes in aerodigestive malignancies

del Melo, S., Panjala, C., Crespo, S., Diehl, N. N., Woodward, T. A., Raimondo, M. & Wallace, M. B., Nov 1 2011, In : Digestive diseases and sciences. 56, 11, p. 3204-3208 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Lymph Nodes
Neoplasms
Cell Biology
Logistic Models
Regression Analysis