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Snorri Olafsson, MD
Adj Assoc Prof, Medicine
School of Medicine
Presentations    Research Presentations -- National
  • Gibson D, Condon S, Coronado M, Burgos A, Houck H, Mitchell P, Olafsson S, Piazza-Barnett R, Salcedo C, Short P, Williams A. "Outcomes of Adult Parenteral Nutrition Patients Based on Clinical Settings." Clinical Nutrition Week. Phoenix, Arizona ( 1/2007 )
  Poster Presentation
  • Nishant Puri, Sukhpreet Walia, Snorri Olafsson, Christian Jackson.  Right-sided Colon Polyps Have Worse Histology and are More Often Sessile than Left-sided Polyps.  This Argues for Colonoscopy Being Used for Screening Rather than Sigmoidoscopy and Fecal Occult Blood Testing.  A Retrospective Single Center VA Hospital Study.   American College of Gastroenterology Annual Meeting, San Antonio, TX, October 15-20, 2010 ( 10/2010 )
  • Sukhpreet Walia, Nishant Puri, Christian Jackson, Snorri Olafsson.  Differences in Colon Pathology Between African Americans and Caucasians: A Retrospective Single VA Medical Center Experience.  International Cancer Education Conference, San Diego, CA, October 2010. ( 10/2010 )
  • Christopher I. Maxwell, Kristen Hilden, Mark H. DeLegge, Merin M. Kinikini, Snorri Olafsson, John C. Fang.  Feasibility of Percutaneous Direct Jejunal Feeding Tubes in Pregnant Patients.  Digestive Disease Week, New Orleans, LA, May 2010 ( 5/2010 )
  • Madhavi Vetsa, Michael H. Walter, Snorri Olafsson, David S. Condon, Yan S. Zhao, Terence D. Lewis, Wichit Srikureja.  The Use of Dexmedetomidine for Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Procedures in Difficult to Sedate Cohort: A Single Institution Experience. Digestive Disease Week, New Orleans, LA, May 2010 ( 5/2010 )
  • Snorri Olafsson, Zebayel B. Akele, Carl Robinson, Christian S. Jackson, Amy Strickland.  Novel Approach to Refractory Fecal Impaction Using Large-Volume Wide-Caliber Irrigation with Biovac.  Digestive Disease Week, New Orleans, LA, May 2010 ( 5/2010 )
  • Jin Cai, Snorri Olafsson.  Helicobacter Pylori Breath Test in an Open Access System has a High Rate of Potentially False Negative Results. Negative Result Should be Considered Negative Until Proven Otherwise.  Digestive Disease Week, New Orleans, LA, May 2010 ( 5/2010 )
  • Tahmina Haq, Snorri Olafsson, Christian S. Jackson.  Push Enteroscopy as a Means to Complete Previously Unsuccessful Colonoscopy in Overweight or Obest Patients is Highly Successful: A Single Center VA Experience.  Digestive Disease Week, New Orleans, LA, May 2010 ( 5/2010 )
  • Aragon RJ, Jaber MR, Bojalian MO, Machado GR, Kaur I, Olafsson S, Reeves ME.  Antibiotic irrigation does not reduce wound infection rate in major clean-contaminated colorectal surgery.  Results from a prospective, randomized, double blind, placebo-controlled trial.  The Association of VA Surgeons Annual Meeting, Indianapolis, IN, May 2010 ( 5/2010 )
  • Sukhpreet Walia, Nishanti Puri, William Marstellar, Jeanette Keith, Snorri Olafsson, Christian Jackson.  Differences in Colon Pathology Between African Americans and Caucasians: A Retrospective Single VA Medical Center Experience.  American College of Physicians Convention, Toronto, Canada, April 2010 ( 4/2010 )
  • Dottie Gibson, Mike Coronado, Snorri Olafsson, Stanley Condon, Lisa Alvarado, Aurea Burgos, Emlyn Carbajal, Rebecca Estanque, Mitchell Peng, Renee Piazza-Barnett, Susan Rojas, Cynthis Salcedo, Pam Short, Andrea Williams.  Diagnosis, Nutritional Status, and Line Sepsis Impacts on Outcomes and Length of Stay.  Poster presented at ASPEN Clinical Nutrition Week in Las Vegas, NV, February 2010 ( 2/2010 )
  • Christopher I. Maxwell, Kristen Hilden, Mark H. DeLegge, Merin M. Kinikini, Snorri Olafsson, John C. Fang.  Feasibility of Percutaneous Direct Jejunal Feeding Tubes in Pregnant Patients.  ASPEN Clinical Nutrition Week, Las Vegsa, NV, February 2010 ( 2/2010 )
  • Mariya Babyna, Pradeep Mitta, anurag Arora, Dina Elena Montero, Snorri Olafsson.  Analysis of Long Patient Waiting List to a Gastroenterology Clinic at a County Hospital in Riverside, California.  American College of Gastroenterology Annual Scienfific Meeting and Postgraduate Course in San Diego, CA, October 2009 ( 10/2009 )
  • Sukhpreet Walia, Nishanti Puri, William Marstellar, Jeanette Keith, Snorri Olafsson, Christian Jackson.  Differences in Colon Pathology Between African Americans and Caucasians: A Retrospective Single VA Medical Center Experience.  American College of Gastroenterology Annual Scientific Meeting and Postgraduate Course, San Diego, CA, October 2009 ( 10/2009 )
  • Matthew Tsushima, MD; Michael Walter, MD; Snorri Olafsson, MD.  The Use of Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy for Nutrition Support in Pregnancy Associated with Hyperemesis Gravidarum.  American College of Gastroenterology, Orlando, Florida. ( 10/2008 )
  • Yau R, Hashemi L, Lin T, Jutzy K, Stoletniy LN, Chiong JR, Olafsson S. "Safety of Esophagogastroduodenoscopy in Patients with Systolic Heart Failure: A 10-Year Series". American College of Physicians, ( 10/2008 )
  • Waleed Ibrahim, Raffat Jaber, Christian Holland, Naveen Gupta, Kendrick Che, Snorri Olafsson. "Chlorhexidine versus Povidone-Iodine as Cutaneous Antisepsis for Prevention of PEG Site Infection: A Prospective Randomized Pilot Study". Digestive Disease Week, San Diego, California ( 5/2008 )
  • Lind R, Arslan G, Florvaag E, Olafsson S, Berstad A.  "Lifestyle of patients with gastrointestinal symptoms self-attributed to food hypersensitivity".  Digestive Disease Week, San Diego, California ( 5/2008 )
  • Coronado M, Olafsson S et al. Relationship between carbohydrate concentration in parenteral nutrition and liver function in children on home TPN". American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition, New Orleans, Louisiana ( 2/2008 )
  • Che KM, Olafsson S.  "Leakage from surgical jejunostomy tube due to sharp angle of efferent limb."  American College of Gastroenterology Annual Scientific Meeting and Postgraduate Course. San Diego, California. ( 10/2007 )
  • Kendrick M Che; Snorri Olafsson "Leakage from surgical jejunostomy tube due to sharp angle of efferent limb"; American College of Gastroenterology Annual Scientific Meeting and Postgraduate Course ( 10/2007 )
  • Che K, Muckova N, Olafsson S, Srikureja W. "Same-day combined EUS followed by ERCP procedures under conscious sedation is well tolerated and safe.." Digestive Disease Week. Washington DC ( 5/2007 )
  • Yang JT, Olafsson S. "Bleeding Meckel''s Diverticulum Diagnosed and Treated by Double-Balloon Enteroscopy." American College of Gastroenterology Annual Meeting. Las Vegas, Nevada ( 11/2006 )