C. Andrew Kistler, MD, PharmD, RPh

Andy Kistler MD, PharmD is a Gastroenterology and Hepatology Fellow at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia, PA. He then earned his MD at Rutgers University-New Jersey Medical School in Newark, NJ. His research interests include the utilization of endoscopic procedures for GI malignancies, anticoagulation and C diff colitis.

Most Recent Articles by C. Andrew Kistler, MD, PharmD, RPh

Celiac Plexus Neurolysis for Pancreatic Cancer-associated Pain

Celiac Plexus Neurolysis for Pancreatic Cancer-associated Pain

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Pain management continues to be a challenge for patients with pancreatic cancer, though CPN may provide significant pain relief and an opportunity to reduce the amount of required narcotics.

Volatile Organic Compounds and Esophageal Cancer: Understanding the Implications for Diagnosis and Treatment

Volatile Organic Compounds and Esophageal Cancer: Understanding the Implications for Diagnosis and Treatment

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While utilization of VOCs in the early detection of esophageal cancer has shown promise, future studies should aim at determining which VOCs would be the most specific in diagnosing GI malignancies.

Sirolimus Use in Graft Versus Host Disease

Sirolimus Use in Graft Versus Host Disease

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As more experience with sirolimus has been gained, it began to be used "off-label" to prevent rejection in multiple transplant recipients and is now being studied in the treatment of GVHD.

Telotristat for Diarrhea in Patients With Carcinoid Syndrome

Telotristat for Diarrhea in Patients With Carcinoid Syndrome

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Telotristat represents a new treatment option that may decrease diarrhea incidence with a relatively safe side effect profile.

Immune-mediated Hepatitis: Challenges in Management

Immune-mediated Hepatitis: Challenges in Management

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The incidence of immune-mediated hepatitis in patients receiving immunotherapy varies based on the agent and other concomitant medications, though it is not uncommon.

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