Chris Forsmark, M.D.

Chris Forsmark, M.D. - Research & Publications

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Publications

PROspective Evaluation of Chronic Pancreatitis for EpidEmiologic and Translational StuDies: Rationale and Study Design for PROCEED From the Consortium for the Study of Chronic Pancreatitis, Diabetes, and Pancreatic Cancer.
Pancreas
2018

Consortium for the Study of Chronic Pancreatitis, Diabetes, and Pancreatic Cancer: From Concept to Reality.
Pancreas
2018

The Agenda for Accelerating Pancreatic Research.
Pancreas
2018

International Consensus Statements on Early Chronic Pancreatitis. Recommendations From the Working Group for the International Consensus Guidelines for Chronic Pancreatitis in Collaboration With the International Association of Pancreatology, American Pancreatic Association, Japan Pancreas Society, Pancreasfest Working Group and European Pancreatic Club
Pancreatology
2018

Known Genetic Susceptibility Factors for Chronic Pancreatitis in Patients of European Ancestry Are Rare in Patients of African Ancestry
Pancreatology
2018

Recurrent Acute Pancreatitis Significantly Reduces Quality of Life Even in the Absence of Overt Chronic Pancreatitis
American Journal of Gastroenterology
2018

Multicenter Evaluation Of The Clinical Utility Of Laparoscopy-Assisted Ercp In Patients With Roux-En-Y Gastric Bypass.
Gastrointestinal
2018

Chronic pancreatitis: review and update of etiology, risk factors, and management.
F1000Research
2018

Adherence To Quality Indicators And Surveillance Guidelines In The Management Of Barrett'S Esophagus: A Retrospective Analysis.
Endoscopy International Open
2018

Multicenter Evaluation Of The Clinical Utility Of Laparoscopy-Assisted Ercp In Patients With Roux-En-Y Gastric Bypass.
Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
2018

Known Genetic Susceptibility Factors for Chronic Pancreatitis in Patients of European Ancestry Are Rare in Patients of African Ancestry
Pancreatology : official journal of the International Association of Pancreatology (IAP) ... [et al.]
2018

Nutrition and Inflammatory Biomarkers in Chronic Pancreatitis Patients.
Nutrition in clinical practice : official publication of the American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition
2018

Patient and Disease Characteristics Associated With the Presence of Diabetes Mellitus in Adults With Chronic Pancreatitis in the United States
The American Journal of Gastroenterology
2017

Carbon Dioxide Insufflation Is Associated With Increased Serrated Polyp Detection Rate When Compared to Room Air Insufflation During Screening Colonoscopy
Endoscopy International Open
2017

Validation of Demographics, Etiology, and Risk Factors for Chronic Pancreatitis in the Usa: a Report of the North American Pancreas Study (Naps) Group
Digestive Diseases and Sciences
2017

Lumen-Apposing Covered Self-Expandable Metal Stents for Short Benign Gastrointestinal Strictures: a Multicenter Study
Endoscopy
2017

Stroma-derived extracellular vesicles deliver tumor-suppressive miRNAs to pancreatic cancer cells
Oncotarget
2017

Pancreatic function testing for the early diagnosis of chronic pancreatitis
Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
2017

Quality of life in chronic pancreatitis is determined by constant pain, disability/unemployment, current smoking, and associated co-morbidities
American Journal of Gastroenterology
2017

Survey Study On The Practice Patterns In The Endoscopic Management Of Malignant Distal Biliary Obstruction.
Endoscopy International Open
2017

Does Carbon Dioxide Insufflation Impact Adenoma Detection Rate? a Single-Center Retrospective Analysis
Endoscopy International Open
2016

Chronic Pancreatitis in the 21St Century - Research Challenges and Opportunities: Summary of a National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases Workshop
Pancreas
2016

Racial Differences in the Clinical Profile, Causes, and Outcome of Chronic Pancreatitis
The American Journal of Gastroenterology
2016

Clinical Profile, Etiology, and Treatment of Chronic Pancreatitis in North American Women Analysis of a Large Multicenter Cohort
Pancreas
2016

Impact of Endotracheal Intubation on Interventional Endoscopy Unit Efficiency Metrics at a Tertiary Academic Medical Center
American
2016

Impact of Endotracheal Intubation on Interventional Endoscopy Unit Efficiency Metrics at a Tertiary Academic Medical Center
The American Journal of Gastroenterology
2016

Prospective Evaluation of the Clinical Utility of Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection (Esd) in Patients With Barrett's Esophagus: a Western Center Experience
Endoscopy International Open
2016

Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy Following Anti-Tnf-Alpha Therapy With Infliximab for Crohn's Disease
ACG Case Reports Journal
2016

Evaluation of Interventional Endoscopy Unit Efficiency Metrics at a Tertiary Academic Medical Center
Endoscopy International Open
2016

Type 3c (pancreatogenic) diabetes mellitus secondary to chronic pancreatitis and pancreatic cancer
Lancet Gastroenterology & Hepatology
2016

Diagnostic strategy and timing of intervention in infected necrosis: an international expert survey and case vignette study
HPB
2016

Frequency of Progression From Acute to Chronic Pancreatitis and Risk Factors: a Meta-Analysis
Gastroenterology
2015

Predictors of Malignancy in Patients With Suspicious Or Indeterminate Cytology On Pancreatic Endoscopic Ultrasound-Guided Fine-Needle Aspiration a Multivariate Model
Pancreas
2014

Simultaneous Dual Scope Endotherapy of Esophago-Airway Fistulas and Obstructions
Diseases of the Esophagus
2014

Spectrum of Use and Effectiveness of Endoscopic and Surgical Therapies for Chronic Pancreatitis in the United States
Pancreas
2014

International Multidisciplinary Classification of Acute Pancreatitis Severity: the 2013 Spanish Edition
Medicina Intensiva
2014

Determinant-based classification of acute pancreatitis severity: an international multidisciplinary consultation: the 2013 Chinese edition
Zhonghua Wai Ke Za Zhi
2014

Esophageal Perforation Management Using A Multidisciplinary Minimally Invasive Treatment Algorithm.
Journal Of The American College Of Surgeons
2014

Total pancreatectomy and islet autotransplantation in chronic pancreatitis: recommendations from PancreasFest
Pancreatology
2014

Chronic Pancreatitis
Current Opinion in Gastroenterology
2014

"American Pancreatic Association Practice Guidelines in Chronic Pancreatitis” evidence-based report on diagnostic guidelines
Pancreas
2014

Multidisciplinary International Classification of the Severity of Acute Pancreatitis: Italian Version 2013
Minerva Medica
2013

Images of the Month
The American Journal of Gastroenterology
2013

Bone Health Guidelines for Patients With Chronic Pancreatitis Reply
Gastroenterology
2013

Evidence-Based Treatment of Pancreatic Pseudocysts
Gastroenterology
2013

Determinant-Based Classification of Acute Pancreatitis Severity International Multidisciplinary Classification of Acute Pancreatitis Severity: the 2013 German Edition
Zeitschrift Fur Gastroenterologie
2013

Management of Chronic Pancreatitis
Gastroenterology
2013

Effectiveness and Safety of Endoscopic Treatment of Benign Biliary Strictures Using a New Fully Covered Self Expandable Metal Stent
Diagnostic and Therapeutic Endoscopy
2013

Detection, evaluation and treatment of diabetes mellitus in chronic pancreatitis: recommendations from PancreasFest 2012
Pancreatology
2013

IAP/APA evidence-based guidelines for the management of acute pancreatitis
Pancreatology
2013

Advances in Acute and Chronic Pancreatitis: From Development To Inflammation and Repair
Gastroenterology
2013

Common Genetic Variants in the Cldn2 and Prss1-Prss2 Loci Alter Risk for Alcohol-Related and Sporadic Pancreatitis
Nature Genetics
2012

Determinant-Based Classification of Acute Pancreatitis Severity An International Multidisciplinary Consultation
Annals of Surgery
2012

The Challenging Task of Treating Painful Chronic Pancreatitis
Gastroenterology
2012

Prospective Evaluation of the Use of Fully Covered Self-Expanding Metal Stents for Eus-Guided Transmural Drainage of Pancreatic Pseudocysts
Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
2012

Management of Duodenal Perforations After Upper Endoscopic Procedures: Is a Non-Surgical Approach Tenable?
Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
2012

Predictors of Outcomes in Patients With Suspicious Or Indeterminate Cytology On Pancreatic Eus-Fna
Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
2012

Efficacy and Safety of a Fully Covered Esophageal Stent: a Prospective Study
Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
2012

Intraoperative Notes Endosonography and Identification of Mock Hepatic Lesions
Surgical Laparoscopy Endoscopy and Percutaneous Techniques
2012

Diagnostic Accuracy of Conventional and Cholangioscopy-Guided Sampling of Indeterminate Biliary Lesions At the Time of Ercp: a Prospective, Long-Term Follow-Up Study
Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
2012

Randomized, Controlled Trial of Standard, Large-Capacity Versus Jumbo Biopsy Forceps for Polypectomy of Small, Sessile, Colorectal Polyps
Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
2012

Interventions for necrotizing pancreatitis: summary of a multidisciplinary consensus conference
Pancreas
2012

Endoscopic Creation of a Gastrogastric Conduit for Reversal of Gastric Bypass
Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
2011

The Notes Approach To Management of Urinary Bladder Injury
Jsls-Journal of the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons
2011

Endoscopic Management of Intraoperative Small Bowel Laceration During Natural Orifice Translumenal Endoscopic Surgery: a Blinded Porcine Study
Journal of Laparoendoscopic & Advanced Surgical Techniques
2011

Algorithm for the Management of Endoscopic Perforations: a Quality Improvement Project
The American Journal of Gastroenterology
2011

Prospective Evaluation of the Clinical Utility of Ercp-Guided Cholangiopancreatoscopy With a New Direct Visualization System
Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
2011

Intraobserver Agreement Among Endosonographers for Endoscopic Ultrasound Features of Chronic Pancreatitis a Blinded Multicenter Study
Pancreas
2011

Minimally Invasive Treatment of Esophageal Perforation Using a Multidisciplinary Treatment Algorithm: a Case Series
Endoscopy
2011

The Practice Of Evidence-Based Medicine (Ebm) In Gastroenterology: Discrepancies Between Ebm Familiarity And Ebm Competency.
T
2011

Type of pain, pain-associated complications, quality of life, disability, and resource utilization in chronic pancreatitis: a prospective cohort study
Gut
2011

The Practice Of Evidence-Based Medicine (Ebm) In Gastroenterology: Discrepancies Between Ebm Familiarity And Ebm Competency.
Therapeutic Advances in Gastroenterology
2011

Use and Perceived Effectiveness of Non-Analgesic Medical Therapies for Chronic Pancreatitis in the United States
Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics
2011

Complications During Natural Orifice Translumenal Endoscopic Surgery: Endoscopic Management of Splenic Laceration and Hemorrhage
Journal of Laparoendoscopic & Advanced Surgical Techniques
2011

Fully Covered Alimaxx Esophageal Metal Stents in the Endoscopic Treatment of Benign Esophageal Diseases
Digestive Diseases and Sciences
2010

Prospective Evaluation of Gastroenterologist-Guided, Nurse-Administered Standard Sedation for Spiral Deep Small Bowel Enteroscopy
Digestive Diseases and Sciences
2010

Review: Enteral Nutrition Reduces Mortality, Multiple Organ Failure, and Systemic Infection More Than Tpn in Acute Pancreatitis
Annals of Internal Medicine
2010

Pain Management in Chronic Pancreatitis: a Treatment Algorithm
Best Practice & Research in Clinical Gastroenterology
2010

Multicenter Comparison of the Interobserver Agreement of Standard Eus Scoring and Rosemont Classification Scoring for Diagnosis of Chronic Pancreatitis
Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
2010

The Difficulty in Predicting Outcome in Acute Pancreatitis
The American Journal of Gastroenterology
2010

Prospective Randomized Blinded Comparison of a Short-Wire Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography System With Traditional Long-Wire Devices
Digestive Diseases and Sciences
2010

Clinical Outcomes in Patients With Pancreatic Lesions With Suspicious Or Indeterminate Cytology On Endoscopic Ultrasound Guided Fine Needle Aspiration (Eus-Fna)
The American Journal of Gastroenterology
2009

Autoimmune Pancreatitis: Making Progress Step By Step
Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology
2009

Long-Term Follow-Up of Upper Gastrointestinal Subepithelial Lesions Evaluated By Endoscopic Ultrasonography: a Single Tertiary Care Center Study
The American Journal of Gastroenterology
2009

Application Route of Iodinated Contrast Media as a Risk Factor for Adverse Reactions Response
Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
2009

Pancreatic Function Testing - Valuable But Underused
Canadian Journal of Gastroenterology
2009

Pancreatic Stent Placement Is Associated With Resolution of Refractory Grade C Pancreatic Fistula After Left-Sided Pancreatectomy
The American Surgeon
2009

Prospective Trial Comparing Solid-State Catheter and Water-Perfusion Triple-Lumen Catheter for Sphincter of Oddi Manometry Done At the Time of Ercp
Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
2009

Review Article: Pain and Chronic Pancreatitis
Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics
2009

A 50-Year-Old Woman With Unexplained Recurrent Pancreatitis
Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology
2009

Evaluation of recombinant platelet-activating factor acetylhydrolase for reducing incidence and severity of post-ERCP pancreatitis
Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
2009

Large size balloon dilation of the ampulla after biliary sphincterotomy can facilitate endoscopic extraction of difficult bile duct stones.
Journal of Clinical Gastroenterology
2009

Bouveret's Syndrome: Case Report and Review of the Literature
Gastroenterology Research and Practice
2009

Antioxidants for chronic pancreatitis.
Current Gastroenterology Reports
2009

Review: Enteral Or Parenteral Nutrition Reduces Risk for Mortality in Acute Pancreatitis
Annals of Internal Medicine
2008

Prospective Evaluation of Adverse Reactions To Iodine-Containing Contrast Media After Ercp
Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
2008

The Early Diagnosis of Chronic Pancreatitis
Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology
2008

Rapid-Sequence Endoscopic Management of Posttransplant Anastomotic Biliary Strictures
Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
2008

Multicenter Approach To Recurrent Acute and Chronic Pancreatitis in the United States: the North American Pancreatitis Study 2 (Naps2)
Pancreatology
2008

Are there too many practice guidelines for acute pancreatitis?
Current Gastroenterology Reports
2008

Effects of esomeprazole on acid output in patients with Zollinger-Ellison syndrome or idiopathic gastric acid hypersecretion
American Journal of Gastroenterology
2007

A 54-Year-Old Man With Abdominal Pain Attributed To Chronic Pancreatitis.
Clinical gastroenterology and hepatology : the official clinical practice journal of the American Gastroenterological Association
2007

Three-year oral pantoprazole administration is effective for patients with Zollinger-Ellison syndrome
Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics
2006

Chronic pancreatitis and quality of life.
Digestive and Liver Disease
2006

Nutritional management of severe acute pancreatitis.
Current Gastroenterology Reports
2006

Comparative analysis of direct pancreatic function testing versus morphological assessment by endoscopic ultrasonography for the evaluation of chronic unexplained abdominal pain of presumed pancreatic origin
Pancreas
2005

Prospective evaluation of the accuracy of the intraductal secretin stimulation test in the diagnosis of chronic pancreatitis.
Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology
2005

Role Of Osmolality Of Contrast Media In The Development Of Post-Ercp Pancreatitis: A Metanalysis.
Digestive Diseases and Sciences
2004

Is a 15-minute collection of duodenal secretions after secretin stimulation sufficient to diagnose chronic pancreatitis?
Pancreas
2004

Prevalence Of Gastroparesis In Patients With Small Duct Chronic Pancreatitis.
Pancreas
2003

Maintenance Oral Pantoprazole Therapy Is Effective For Patients With Zollinger-Ellison Syndrome And Idiopathic Hypersecretion.
The American Journal Of Gastroenterology
2003

Role Of Endoscopic Ultrasound (Eus) And Eus-Guided Fine Needle Aspiration In The Diagnosis And Treatment Of Cystic Lesions Of The Pancreas.
Pancreas
2002

Replacement Of Oral Proton Pump Inhibitors With Intravenous Pantoprazole To Effectively Control Gastric Acid Hypersecretion In Patients With Zollinger-Ellison Syndrome.
The American Journal Of Gastroenterology
2001

Esomeprazole Improves Healing And Symptom Resolution As Compared With Omeprazole In Reflux Oesophagitis Patients: A Randomized Controlled Trial. The Esomeprazole Study Investigators.
Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics
2000

Effect Of Bile And Pancreatic Juice On Adenoviral-Mediated Gene Delivery: Implications On The Feasibility Of Gene Delivery Through Ercp.
Digestive Diseases and Sciences
2000

Acute Pancreatitis Secondary To Pancreatic Carcinoma. Study Group Participants.
Pancreas
2000

Intravenous Pantoprazole Rapidly Controls Gastric Acid Hypersecretion In Patients With Zollinger-Ellison Syndrome.
Gastroenterology
2000

Mirizzi Syndrome: A Rare Cause Of Obstructive Jaundice.
Digestive Diseases (Basel, Switzerland)
1999

Monolobar Caroli'S Disease And Cholangiocarcinoma.
Hpb Surgery : A World Journal Of Hepatic, Pancreatic And Biliary Surgery
1999

Intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasm of the pancreas
Endoscopy
1998

The Arterioportal Fistula Syndrome: Clinicopathologic Features, Diagnosis, And Therapy.
Gastroenterology
1997

Pseudomembranous Colitis: State of the Art
Radiology
1996

Diagnosis Of Pancreatic Cancer And Prediction Of Unresectability Using The Tumor-Associated Antigen Ca19-9.
Pancreas
1994

Cytomegalovirus Peritonitis In A Patient With The Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome.
Digestive Diseases and Sciences
1992

Endoscopy-Negative Upper Gastrointestinal Bleeding In A Patient With Chronic Pancreatitis.
Gastroenterology
1992

Effect Of Octreotide On Refractory Aids-Associated Diarrhea. A Prospective, Multicenter Clinical Trial.
Annals Of Internal Medicine
1991

High-Protein Ascites In Patients With The Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome.
Gastroenterology
1991

Utility Of Droperidol For Conscious Sedation In Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Procedures.
Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
1990

Ciprofloxacin In The Treatment Of Helicobacter Pylori In Patients With Gastritis And Peptic Ulcer.
The Journal of infectious diseases
1990

Disseminated Histoplasmosis In Aids: An Unusual Case Of Esophageal Involvement And Gastrointestinal Bleeding.
Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
1990

Campylobacter-Like Organisms Are Uncommon Pathogens In Patients Infected With The Human Immunodeficiency Virus.
Journal Of Clinical Microbiology
1990

Cytomegalovirus-Associated Acute Pancreatic Disease In Patients With Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome. Report Of Two Patients.
Gastroenterology
1990

Research Interests

Professional Societies

  • American Board of Internal Medicine
  • American College of Physicians
  • American Gastroenterological Association
  • American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
  • GI Training Directors
  • Florida Gastroenterologic Society
  • American College of Gastroenterology
  • American Pancreatic Association