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Bruce Runyon, MD
Clinical Professor, Medicine
School of Medicine
Publications    Book Review - Scholarly Journals--Published
  • Runyon BA.  Changing Flora of infections in patients with cirrhosis.  Liver International 2010;30:1245-6 ( 10/2010 )
  • Mendler MH, Agarwal A, Trimzi M, Madrigal E, Tsushima M, Joo E, Santiago M, Flores E, David G, Workman A, Runyon B.  A newly highly sensitive point of care screen for spontaneous bacterial peritonitis using a leukocyte esterase method.  J Hepatology 2010;53:477-83 ( 9/2010 )
  • Sheer TA, Joo Elliot, Runyon BA.   Usefulness of serum N-terminal-proBNP in Distinguishing Ascites Due to Cirrhosis from Ascites Due to Heart Failure.  J Clin Gastroenterol. 2009;44:e23-6 ( 1/2010 )
  Scholarly Journals--Published
  • Amini M, Runyon BA.  Alcoholic hepatitis 2010: a clinician''s guide to diagnosis and therapy.  World Journal of Gastroenterology 2010;16:4905-12. ( 4/2010 )
  • Runyon BA.  "Management of adult patients with ascites due to cirrhosis: an update".  Hepatology 2009;49:2087-107 ( 6/2009 )
  • Runyon BA.  "Is albumin infusion necessary after large-volume paracentesis?"  Con-main arguments.  Liver International 2009;29:638-40.  Con-rebuttal.  Liver International 2009;29:640-1 ( 0/2009 )
  • Rongey C, Lim NH, Runyon BA. "Cellulitis in patients with cirrhosis and edema: an under-recognized complication currently more common than spontaneous bacterial peritonitis. The Open Gastroenterology Journal 2008;2:24-7. ( 0/2008 )
  • Mendler MH, Madrigal E, Tsushima MM, Agarwal A, Runyon BA. Developmental phase of a new point of screening test for spontaneous bacterial peritonitis (SBP using a leukocyte esterase emethod: preliminary results. Gastroenterology 2008;134:A792 ( 0/2008 )
  • Wijeratne R, Govindarajan S, Runyon BA. Neuropathological abnormalities in cirrhosis: Is routine imaging warranted in the evaluation of confusion? Hepatology 2008;48:1073A ( 0/2008 )
  • Esrailian E, Pantangco ER, Kyulo N, Hu K-Q, Runyon BA. "Octreotide/midodrine therapy significantly improves renal function and 30-day survival in patients with Type I hepatorenal syndrome: a large retrospective series." Digestive Diseases and Sciences 52. (2007): 742-748. ( 3/2007 )
  • Wijeratne R, Govindarajan S, Runyon BA. Discrepancies between clinical and autopsy diagnoses in a hospital with a large liver unit. Hepatology 2007;46:595A ( 0/2007 )
  • Wijeratne R, Runyon BA, Govindarajan S. Patients with advanced liver disease have very low prevalence of pulmonary embolism even without preventive measures. Gastroenterology 2007;132:A799 ( 0/2007 )
  • Wijeratne R, Govindarajan S, Runyon BA. Pataients with advanced liver disease are protected from severe coronary artery disease and myocardial infarction: an age matched autopsy based case control study. Hepatology 2007;46:601A ( 0/2007 )
  • Runyon BA.  "A pill a day can improve survival in patients with advanced cirrhosis." Gastroenterology 2007;133:1029-31. ( 0/2007 )
  • Biggins SW, Colquhoun S, Gish RG, Runyon BA. "Model for end-stage liver disease (MELD) exception for ascites." Liver Transplantation 12. (2006): S88-90. ( 12/2006 )
  • Saab S, Nieto JM, Lewis SK, Runyon BA. "TIPS versus paracentesis for cirrhotic patients with refractory ascites: a Meta Analysis." Cochrane Database Syst Rev 4. (2006): CD004889-. ( 10/2006 )
  • Sheer TA, Joo E, Runyon BA. Usefulness of Pro-Brain-Type Natriuretic Peptide in Distinguishing Ascites Due to Cirrhosis from Ascites Due to Heart Failure. Hepatology 2006;44:449A ( 0/2006 )
  Books and Chapters
  • Ascites and Spontaneous Bacterial Peritonitis.  In: Sleisenger and Fordtran''''s Gastrointestinal and Liver Diseases, Feldman M, Friedman L, Brandt LJ, eds, 9th Edition.  Elsevier, 2010, pp 1517-41. ( 0/2010 )
  • Runyon BA. Acites and Spontaneous Bacterial Peritonitis. Sleisenger & Fordtran's Gastrointestinal and Liver Diseases: Elsevier, 2006. 1935 - 1964 ( 7/2006 )
  • Guarner C, Runyon BA. Ascites. Secrets in Gastroenterology and Hepatology: Elsevier, 2006. 268 - 280 ( 7/2006 )
  • Guarner C, Runyon BA. Secrets in Gastroenterology and Hepatology. McNally P, ed.: Elsevier/Mosby, 2006. 268 - 280 ( 1/2006 )
  • Runyon BA. Ascites and Spontaneous Bacterial Peritonitis. Sleisenger and Fordtran's Gastrointestinal and Liver Diseases: Elsevier, 2006. 1935 - 1964 ( 1/2006 )
  Non-Scholarly Journals
  • Esrailian E, Pantangco ER, Kyulo N, Hu K-Q, Runyon BA"Octreotide/midodrine therapy significantly improves renal function and 30-day survival in patients with Type I hepatorenal syndrome: a large retrospective series." Digestive Diseases and Sciences 01 03 2006: ( 3/2007 )
  • Esrailian E, Runyon BA"Alcoholic cirrhosis-associated hepatorenal syndrome treated with vasoactive agents." Nataure Clinical Practice Nephrology 01 01 2006: 169 - 172 ( 1/2006 )