Positions

Selected Publications

Academic Article

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2012 Successful closure of pharyngo-cutaneous and phayryngo-tracheal fistulas using removable hypopharyngeal stent after laryngectomy for laryngeal carcinomaSaudi Journal of Gastroenterology.  18:62-67. 2012
2011 Barrett's esophagus: Endoscopic diagnosisAnnals of the New York Academy of Sciences.  1232:53-75. 2011
2010 The relationship between the prevalence of nighttime gastroesophageal reflux disease and disease severityDigestive Diseases and Sciences.  55:952-959. 2010
2008 Night-time and daytime atypical manifestations of gastro-oesophageal reflux disease: Frequency, severity and impact on health-related quality of lifeAlimentary Pharmacology and Therapeutics.  27:327-337. 2008
2005 Surgical approach to gastroesophageal reflux disease: What the radiologist needs to know 2005
2004 Risk factors for esophagitis in extreme acid hypersecretors with and without Zollinger-Ellison syndromeClinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology.  2:220-229. 2004
2004 Review article: Sleep and its relationship to gastro-oesophageal refluxAlimentary Pharmacology and Therapeutics.  20:39-46. 2004
2003 Acid rereflux: A review, emphasizing detection by impedance, manometry, and scintigraphy, and the impact on acid clearing pathophysiology as well as interpreting the pH recordDigestive Diseases and Sciences.  48:1-9. 2003
2002 Bouveret's syndromeGastrointestinal Endoscopy.  56:736. 2002
2002 Oral corticosteroids increase esophageal acid contact times in patients with stable asthmaChest.  121:625-634. 2002
2000 What is heartburn worth? A cost-utility analysis of management strategiesJournal of General Internal Medicine.  15:175-182. 2000
2000 Cocaine-Associated Ischemic ColitisSouthern Medical Journal.  93:909-913. 2000
2000 Intramural tracking: A feature of esophageal intramural pseudodiverticulosisAmerican Journal of Roentgenology.  175:371-374. 2000
2000 Proximal migration of esophageal acid perfusions during waking and sleepAmerican Journal of Gastroenterology.  95:37-42. 2000
1998 Responses to different levels of esophageal acidification during waking and sleepDigestive Diseases and Sciences.  43:241-245. 1998
1995 Effect of Cigarette Smoking on Gastroesophageal Reflux Measured by 24‐h Ambulatory Esophageal pH MonitoringAmerican Journal of Gastroenterology.  90:1785-1790. 1995
1994 Upright Refluxers without Esophagitis Differentiated from Bipositional Refluxers with Esophagitis by Simultaneous Manometry and pH Monitoring Conducted in Two Postures Before and After a MealAmerican Journal of Gastroenterology.  89:992-1002. 1994
1993 Sleep and the respiratory complications of gastroesophageal refluxPractical gastroenterology.  17:16-20+29. 1993
1991 Simultaneous esophageal pH monitoring and scintigraphy during the postprandial period in patients with severe reflux esophagitisDigestive Diseases and Sciences.  36:558-564. 1991
1990 HIV preventive medicine services and public health interventions: The Bethesda experience 1990
1990 Sucralfate used as adjunctive therapy in patients with severe erosive peptic esophagitis resulting from gastroesophageal refluxAmerican Journal of Gastroenterology.  85:1335-1338. 1990
1989 Cycling, a manometric phenomenon due to repetitive episodes of gastroesophageal reflux and clearanceDigestive Diseases and Sciences.  34:1340-1348. 1989
1989 Does intraeosphageal acid trigger bronchial asthma? No, but maybe yes!Chest.  96:963-964. 1989
1988 Esophageal acid clearance during sleep in patients with Barrett's esophagusDigestive Diseases and Sciences.  33:654-659. 1988
1988 Aspiration resulting from gastroesophageal reflux; a cause of chronic bronchopulmonary diseaseChest.  93:676-677. 1988
1988 Saliva: Its role in health and diseaseJournal of Clinical Gastroenterology.  10:569-578. 1988
1987 Gastric emptying of solid food in patients with gastroesophageal refluxGastroenterology.  92:459-465. 1987
1987 Medical treatment of patients with barrett's esophagusJournal of Clinical Gastroenterology.  9:375-377. 1987
1987 The effect of terbutaline sulfate, nitroglycerin, and aminophylline on lower esophageal sphincter pressure and radionuclide esophageal emptying in patients with achalasiaJournal of Clinical Gastroenterology.  9:386-389. 1987
1986 Gastrointestinal blood loss associated with running a marathonDigestive Diseases and Sciences.  31:1229-1232. 1986
1986 Development of the 24-hour intraesophageal pH monitoring composite scoring systemJournal of Clinical Gastroenterology.  8:52-58. 1986
1986 Experimental esophagitis in a rabbit model: Clinical relevanceJournal of Clinical Gastroenterology.  8:26-44. 1986
1986 Pill induced esophageal ulceration and stricture following cardiac surgery 1986
1986 Rumination, heartburn, and daytime gastroesphageal reflux: A case study with mechanisms denned and successfully treated with biofeedback therapyJournal of Clinical Gastroenterology.  8:115-126. 1986
1985 Taurodeoxycholate modulates the effects of pepsin and trypsin in experimental esophagitisSurgery.  97:662-667. 1985
1985 Cimetidine for prevention and treatment of gastroduodenal mucosal lesions in patients in an intensive care unitACP journal club.  103:173-177. 1985
1985 Hemobilia and liver flukes in a patient from ThailandGastroenterology.  88:1958-1963. 1985
1985 Palliative dilation of esophageal carcinomaGastrointestinal Endoscopy.  31:61-63. 1985
1985 Post-transfusion hepatitis: Fatal outcome in two cases with underlying alcoholic liver diseaseJournal of Clinical Gastroenterology.  7:428-430. 1985
1985 Sucralfate prevents experimental peptic esophagitis in rabbitsGastroenterology.  88:611-619. 1985
1985 Triple lumen pylorus—a complication of peptic ulcerGastrointestinal Endoscopy.  31:23-25. 1985
1985 William Beaumont: Frontier physician and founding father of gastric physiologyJournal of Clinical Gastroenterology.  7:472-474. 1985
1984 Effect of cigarette smoking on gastrointestinal physiology and non-neoplastic digestive diseaseJournal of Clinical Gastroenterology.  6:65-78. 1984
1984 Effect of sleep on swallowing, esophageal peristalsis, and acid clearanceGastroenterology.  86:814-819. 1984
1984 Hiccups associated with reflux esophagitisGastroenterology.  87:204-207. 1984
1984 Lithium chloride: Protective and antisecretory properties in ratsGastroenterology.  87:362-371. 1984
1983 Tauroursodeoxycholic acid is less damaging than taurochenodeoxycholic acid to the gastric and esophageal mucosaDigestive Diseases and Sciences.  28:359-364. 1983
1983 Pill-induced esophageal injury - Case reports and review of the medical literatureDigestive Diseases and Sciences.  28:174-182. 1983
1983 Alkaline esophagitis: A comparison of the ability of components of gastroduodenal contents to injure the rabbit esophagusGastroenterology.  85:621-628. 1983
1983 Barrett's esophagus: A reviewAmerican Journal of Medicine.  74:313-321. 1983
1983 Effect of LiCl on gastric acid secretion and mucosal barrier functionJournal of Surgical Research.  35:50-56. 1983
1983 Evaluation of in vivo measurement of transesophageal electrical resistance as an indicator of early experimental esophageal mucosal injury 1983
1982 Role of the components of the gastroduodenal contents in experimental acid esophagitisSurgery.  92:276-284. 1982
1982 Endoscopic foreign body retrieval through a gastrostomy feeding orificeEndoscopy.  14:232-234. 1982
1982 Indomethacin protects against acid-induced esophagitis in rabbitsGastroenterology.  82:1118. 1982
1982 Interaction of lower esophageal sphincter pressure and length of sphincter in the abdomen as determinants of gastroesophageal competence 1982
1982 Use of trifluoroisopropyl cyanoacrylate polymer (MBR 4197) in patients with bleeding peptic ulcers of the stomach and duodenum: A randomized controlled studyJournal of Clinical Gastroenterology.  4:325-328. 1982
1981 Esophageal hematoma - Four new cases, a review, and proposed etiologyDigestive Diseases and Sciences.  26:1019-1024. 1981
1981 Evaluation of elevation of the head of the bed, bethanechol, and antacid foam tablets on gastroesophageal refluxDigestive Diseases and Sciences.  26:673-680. 1981
1981 Acid clearance during sleep in the pathogenesis of reflux esophagitisDigestive Diseases and Sciences.  26:423-427. 1981
1981 Effects of acid and bile salts on the rabbit esophageal mucosaDigestive Diseases and Sciences.  26:65-72. 1981
1981 Lithium chloride induced gastric cytoprotection in ratsGastroenterology.  80:1319. 1981
1981 New concepts and methods in the study and treatment of gastroesophageal reflux diseaseMedical Clinics of North America.  65:1195-1222. 1981
1981 Relationship of a hiatal hernia to the function of the body of the esophagus and the gastroesophageal junctionJournal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery.  82:547-558. 1981
1981 Twenty-four-Hour pH Monitoring of Esophageal Function: Its Use in Evaluation in Symptomatic Patients After Truncal Vagotomy and Gastric Resection or DrainageJAMA Surgery.  116:581-590. 1981
1980 "Melanosis" of the duodenum associated with a gastric ulcer and folic acid deficiencyGastroenterology.  78:366-369. 1980
1980 24-Hour pH monitoring in the study of gastroesophageal refluxJournal of Clinical Gastroenterology.  2:387-400. 1980
1980 Effects of 16, 16-dimethyl PGE2 on bile-induced increases in H+ permeability of rabbit esophagus.Advances in prostaglandin, thromboxane, and leukotriene research.  8:1577-1579. 1980
1980 Liver injury with alcoholic hyaline after intestinal resectionGastroenterology.  79:128-130. 1980
1980 Technique, indications, and clinical use of 24 hour esophageal pH monitoringJournal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery.  79:656-670. 1980
1980 The effect of terbutaline, aminophylline and nitroglycerine on lower esophageal sphincter pressure and esophageal clearance in patients with achalasiaGastroenterology.  78:1294. 1980
1979 Effects of vasoactive intestinal polypeptide (VIP) on lower esophageal sphincter in awake baboons - Comparison with glucagon and secretinDigestive Diseases and Sciences.  24:345-349. 1979
1979 Biliary obstruction - A complication of chronic pancreatitis diagnosed by endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP)Digestive Diseases and Sciences.  24:145-149. 1979
1979 Comparison of clinical test for detection of gastroesophageal refluxEuropean Surgical Research.  11:14. 1979
1979 Effect of hydrochloric acid with and without bile acids on the hydrogen ion permeability of the rabbit esophagusGastroenterology.  76:1151. 1979
1979 Esophageal emptying in achalasia quantitated by a radioisotope techniqueDigestive Diseases and Sciences.  24:945-949. 1979
1979 Gastroesophageal reflux and pulmonary aspiration: Incidence, functional abnormality, and results of surgical therapySurgery.  86:110-119. 1979
1979 Pulmonary aspiration as a consequence of gastroesophageal reflux - A diagnostic approachDigestive Diseases and Sciences.  24:839-844. 1979
1979 The effect of 16,16 dimethyl-prostaglandin E2 (PGE) on bile induced increases in hydrogen ion permeability of the rabbit esophagusGastroenterology.  76:1151. 1979
1978 Alkaline gastroesophageal reflux 1978
1978 Esophageal epithelial response to gastroesophageal reflux - A quantitative studyDigestive Diseases and Sciences.  23:498-509. 1978
1978 Esophageal prosthesis in cancerDigestive Diseases and Sciences.  23:796-800. 1978
1978 Inflammatory pseudotumor of the esophagusGastrointestinal Endoscopy.  24:175-176. 1978
1978 Intrahepatic pigment stones - An Asian disease diagnosed with retrograde cholangiographyDigestive Diseases and Sciences.  23. 1978
1978 Liver surface characteristics as observed during laparoscopy correlated with biopsy findingsGastrointestinal Endoscopy.  24:288-290. 1978
1978 Palliative dilation for dysphagia in esophageal carcinomaACP journal club.  89:629-631. 1978
1978 Serosal laceration: A complication of intra-operative colonoscopy explained by transmural pressure gradientsGastrointestinal Endoscopy.  24:239-242. 1978
1977 Quantitative assessment of bethanechol, antacid foam tablets, and bed elevation in therapy of gastroesophageal refluxGastroenterology.  72. 1977
1976 Diagnostic Accuracy of Fiberoptic Panendoscopy and Visceral Angiography in Acute Upper Gastrointestinal BleedingAmerican Journal of Gastroenterology.  65:501-511. 1976
1976 Endoscopic signs for gastroesophageal reflux objectively evaluatedGastrointestinal Endoscopy.  22:151-155. 1976
1976 Patterns of gastroesophageal reflux in health and diseaseAnnals of Surgery.  184:459-470. 1976
1976 The evaluation of objective measurements of gastroesophageal reflux and their contribution to patient managementSurgical Clinics of North America.  56:39-53. 1976
1976 wGastroenterology.  70:766-769. 1976
1975 Immune response of patients with gastrointestinal tumors in pre and post operative conditionsHiroshima journal of medical sciences.  24:195-204. 1975
1975 Evaluation of the nissen antireflux procedure by esophageal manometry and twenty-four hour pH monitoring 1975
1975 Gastroesophageal dynamics during immersion in water to the neckJournal of Applied Physiology.  38:449-454. 1975
1975 Position of the distal esophageal sphincter and its relationship to refluxJournal of the American College of Surgeons.  Vol. 26:364-366. 1975
1975 Twenty four hour lower esophageal pH monitoring and the lower esophageal sphincterJournal of the American College of Surgeons.  Vol. 26:362-363. 1975
1974 Early gastric carcinoma in Hawaii. An unusual experience in non JapaneseAmerican Journal of Gastroenterology.  61:190-194. 1974
1974 Letter: Semen and hepatitis B antigen.ACP journal club.  80:424. 1974
1974 Evaluation of current operations for the prevention of gastroesophageal refluxAnnals of Surgery.  180:511-525. 1974
1974 Intrahepatic hematoma: a complication of percutaneous liver biopsy. A report on the incidence of postbiopsy scan defectsGastroenterology.  67:284-289. 1974
1974 The distal esophageal sphincter and its relationship to gastroesophageal refluxJournal of Surgical Research.  16:418-423. 1974
1974 Twenty‐four‐hour pH Monitoring of the Distal Esophagus: A Quantitative Measure of Gastroesophageal RefluxAmerican Journal of Gastroenterology.  62:325-332. 1974
1973 Occupational indications for early surgical repair of hiatus herniaJournal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine.  15:786-789. 1973

Education And Training

  • Doctor of Medicine, University of Virginia 1963
  • Full Name

  • Lawrence Johnson