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Sarah Katherine Ballou, Ph.D.

Co-Author

This page shows the publications co-authored by Sarah Ballou and Vikram Rangan.
Connection Strength

4.195
  1. Are they side effects? Extra-intestinal symptoms reported during clinical trials of IBS may be more severe at baseline. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2022 Mar 23.
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    Score: 0.248
  2. Patients' experiences treated with open-label placebo versus double-blind placebo: a mixed methods qualitative study. BMC Psychol. 2022 Feb 04; 10(1):20.
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    Score: 0.246
  3. Belching: Pathogenesis, Clinical Characteristics, and Treatment Strategies. J Clin Gastroenterol. 2022 01 01; 56(1):36-40.
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    Score: 0.245
  4. Improvement in constipation and diarrhea is associated with improved abdominal pain in patients with functional bowel disorders. Neurogastroenterol Motil. 2022 Apr; 34(4):e14253.
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    Score: 0.240
  5. Improving Medication Tolerance: A Pilot Study in Disorders of Gut-brain Interaction Treated With Tricyclic Antidepressants. J Clin Gastroenterol. 2021 Jun 07.
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    Score: 0.235
  6. Fecal Urgency: Clinical and Manometric Characteristics in Patients With and Without Diarrhea. Dig Dis Sci. 2020 12; 65(12):3679-3687.
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    Score: 0.219
  7. Brief Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia in Patients with Irritable Bowel Syndrome: A Pilot Study. Dig Dis Sci. 2020 11; 65(11):3260-3270.
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    Score: 0.216
  8. Use of Treatments for Irritable Bowel Syndrome and Patient Satisfaction Based on the IBS in America Survey. Gastroenterology. 2020 02; 158(3):786-788.e1.
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    Score: 0.211
  9. Obesity is associated with significantly increased risk for diarrhoea after controlling for demographic, dietary and medical factors: a cross-sectional analysis of the 2009-2010 National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey. Aliment Pharmacol Ther. 2019 11; 50(9):1019-1024.
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    Score: 0.209
  10. Effects of Irritable Bowel Syndrome on Daily Activities Vary Among Subtypes Based on Results From the IBS in America Survey. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2019 11; 17(12):2471-2478.e3.
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    Score: 0.207
  11. Emergency department visits for depression in the United States from 2006 to 2014. Gen Hosp Psychiatry. 2019 Jul - Aug; 59:14-19.
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    Score: 0.203
  12. Chronic Diarrhea and Constipation Are More Common in Depressed Individuals. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2019 12; 17(13):2696-2703.
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    Score: 0.202
  13. Clinical and manometric characteristics of women with paradoxical puborectalis syndrome. United European Gastroenterol J. 2018 Dec; 6(10):1578-1585.
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    Score: 0.194
  14. Sleep Disturbances Are Commonly Reported Among Patients Presenting to a Gastroenterology Clinic. Dig Dis Sci. 2018 11; 63(11):2983-2991.
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    Score: 0.193
  15. Factors Associated With Response to Placebo in Patients With Irritable Bowel Syndrome and Constipation. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2018 11; 16(11):1738-1744.e1.
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    Score: 0.189
  16. Risk Factors for Fecal Urgency Among Individuals With and Without Diarrhea, Based on Data From the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2018 09; 16(9):1450-1458.e2.
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    Score: 0.187
  17. Peppermint Oil Treatment for Irritable Bowel Syndrome: A Randomized Placebo-Controlled Trial. Am J Gastroenterol. 2021 11 01; 116(11):2279-2285.
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    Score: 0.060
  18. Open-label placebo vs double-blind placebo for irritable bowel syndrome: a randomized clinical trial. Pain. 2021 09 01; 162(9):2428-2435.
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    Score: 0.060
  19. Abdominal Pain and Depression, Not Bowel Habits, Predict Health Care Utilization in Patients With Functional Bowel Disorders. Am J Gastroenterol. 2021 08 01; 116(8):1720-1726.
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    Score: 0.059
  20. Clinical and Psychological Factors Predict Outcome in Patients With Functional Dyspepsia: A Prospective Study. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2021 Jul 31.
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    Score: 0.059
  21. Breath Methane Does Not Correlate With Constipation Severity or Bloating in Patients With Constipation. J Clin Gastroenterol. 2020 04; 54(4):365-369.
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    Score: 0.054
  22. Symptom Severity, Mood, and Healthcare Use Are Associated With Satisfaction in Patients With Irritable Bowel Syndrome. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2020 12; 18(13):2945-2951.e1.
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    Score: 0.054
  23. Placebo Response in Chronic Idiopathic Constipation: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Am J Gastroenterol. 2019 12; 114(12):1838-1846.
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    Score: 0.053
  24. Randomized Clinical Trial: Crofelemer Treatment in Women With Diarrhea-Predominant Irritable Bowel Syndrome. Clin Transl Gastroenterol. 2019 12; 10(12):e00110.
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    Score: 0.053
  25. Similarities in Clinical and Psychosocial Characteristics of Functional Diarrhea and Irritable Bowel Syndrome With Diarrhea. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2020 02; 18(2):399-405.e1.
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    Score: 0.052
  26. Fecal urgency is common in constipated patients and is associated with anxiety. Neurogastroenterol Motil. 2019 04; 31(4):e13545.
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    Score: 0.050
  27. Pelvic Floor Symptom Related Distress in Chronic Constipation Correlates With a Diagnosis of Irritable Bowel Syndrome With Constipation and Constipation Severity but Not Pelvic Floor Dyssynergia. J Neurogastroenterol Motil. 2019 Jan 31; 25(1):129-136.
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    Score: 0.050
  28. Prevalence of Chronic Constipation and Chronic Diarrhea in Diabetic Individuals in the United States. Am J Gastroenterol. 2019 01; 114(1):135-142.
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    Score: 0.050
  29. Significant Morbidity and Mortality Associated with Fecal Impaction in Patients Who Present to the Emergency Department. Dig Dis Sci. 2019 05; 64(5):1320-1327.
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    Score: 0.049
  30. Demographic and Dietary Associations of Chronic Diarrhea in a Representative Sample of Adults in the United States. Am J Gastroenterol. 2018 04; 113(4):593-600.
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    Score: 0.047
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Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.