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    Savant Mehta MD

    TitleClinical Associate Professor
    InstitutionUniversity of Massachusetts Medical School
    DepartmentMedicine
    Address352 Belmont Street
    Worcester MA 01604
    Phone508-755-9650
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        Academic Background

        Education:
        M.D. INTERNAL MEDICINE
        All India Institute of Medical Sciences,
        (A.I.I.M.S) New Delhi

        M.B.B.S., All India Institute of Medical Sciences,
        (A.I.I.M.S.) New Delhi

        Post-Graduate Training:
        Internal Medicine Residency, The Medical Center of Central MA, Worcester, MA

        Fellowship in Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Mt.Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY

        FELLOWSHIP in INVASIVE GASTROENTEROLOGY
        Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA

        Research/Clinical Interests

        Transplant Hepatology
        Viral Hepatitis
        Therapeutic Endoscopy and Endoscopic Ultrasound

        Current Ongoing Research Projects

        Current Ongoing Research Projects:
        The Hepatitis C Antiviral Long-Term Treatment to prevent Cirrhosis (HALT-C) Trial : A randomized controlled trial to evaluate the safety and efficacy of long term pegylated interferon for treatment of chronic hepatitis C in patients who failed to respond to previous interferon therapy. Study sponsor NIDDK.

        HALT-C ancillary study - The effects of interferon on portal hypertension.

        PEG-IFN vs. Iron Reduction and PEG-IFN for Chronic Hepatitis C: An International, Multi-Center, Randomized Trial (Study Sponsor Roche)



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        1. Sanyal AJ, Fontana RJ, Di Bisceglie AM, Everhart JE, Doherty MC, Everson GT, Donovan JA, Malet PF, Mehta S, Sheikh MY, Reid AE, Ghany MG, Gretch DR. The prevalence and risk factors associated with esophageal varices in subjects with hepatitis C and advanced fibrosis. Gastrointest Endosc. 2006 Dec; 64(6):855-64.
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        2. Fontana RJ, Sanyal AJ, Mehta S, Doherty MC, Neuschwander-Tetri BA, Everson GT, Kahn JA, Malet PF, Sheikh MY, Chung RT, Ghany MG, Gretch DR. Portal hypertensive gastropathy in chronic hepatitis C patients with bridging fibrosis and compensated cirrhosis: results from the HALT-C trial. Am J Gastroenterol. 2006 May; 101(5):983-92.
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        3. Bonkovsky HL, Troy N, McNeal K, Banner BF, Sharma A, Obando J, Mehta S, Koff RS, Liu Q, Hsieh CC. Iron and HFE or TfR1 mutations as comorbid factors for development and progression of chronic hepatitis C. J Hepatol. 2002 Dec; 37(6):848-54.
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        4. Daly JS, Kopasz A, Anandakrishnan R, Robins T, Mehta S, Halvorsen M, Katz E. Preemptive strategy for ganciclovir administration against cytomegalovirus in liver transplantation recipients. Am J Transplant. 2002 Nov; 2(10):955-8.
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