Satish Sanku Chander Rao

Professor

  • 11837 Citations
  • 65 h-Index
1977 …2020
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Research Output 1986 2020

2012
42 Citations (Scopus)

The digital rectal examination: A multicenter survey of physicians' and students' perceptions and practice patterns

Wong, R. K., Drossman, D. A., Bharucha, A. E., Rao, S. S. C., Wald, A., Morris, C. B., Oxentenko, A. S., Ravi, K., Van Handel, D. M., Edwards, H., Hu, Y. & Bangdiwala, S., Aug 1 2012, In : American Journal of Gastroenterology. 107, 8, p. 1157-1163 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Digital Rectal Examination
Students
Physicians
Medical Faculties
Gastroenterology
32 Citations (Scopus)

Topographic and manometric characterization of the recto-anal inhibitory reflex

Cheeney, G., Nguyen, M., Valestin, J. & Rao, S. S. C., Mar 1 2012, In : Neurogastroenterology and Motility. 24, 3, p. e147-e154

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Anal Canal
Reflex
Pressure
Manometry
Defecation
2011
15 Citations (Scopus)

A bi-directional assessment of the human brain-anorectal axis

Remes-Troche, J. M., Tantiphlachiva, K., Attaluri, A., Valestin, J., Yamada, T., Hamdy, S. & Rao, S. S. C., Mar 1 2011, In : Neurogastroenterology and Motility. 23, 3, p. 240-e118

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Evoked Potentials
Motor Evoked Potentials
Brain
Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation
Motor Cortex
6 Citations (Scopus)

Approach to fecal incontinence and constipation in older hospitalized patients.

Leung, F. W. & Rao, S. S. C., Feb 2011, In : Hospital practice (1995). 39, 1, p. 97-104 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Fecal Incontinence
Constipation
Diarrhea
Fecal Impaction
Laxatives
50 Citations (Scopus)

Biofeedback therapy for constipation in adults

Rao, S. S. C., Feb 1 2011, In : Best Practice and Research: Clinical Gastroenterology. 25, 1, p. 159-166 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Constipation
Therapeutics
Laxatives
Sensory Feedback
Pelvic Floor
4 Citations (Scopus)

Diagnosis and management of esophageal chest pain

Rao, S. S. C., Jan 1 2011, In : Gastroenterology and Hepatology. 7, 1, p. 50-52 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Chest Pain
33 Citations (Scopus)

Diagnostic utility of wireless motility capsule in gastrointestinal dysmotility

Rao, S. S. C., Mysore, K., Attaluri, A. & Valestin, J., Sep 1 2011, In : Journal of Clinical Gastroenterology. 45, 8, p. 684-690 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Capsules
Equipment and Supplies
Gastrointestinal Motility
Routine Diagnostic Tests
12 Citations (Scopus)

Distensibility testing of the esophagus

Mcmahon, B. P., Rao, S. S. C., Gregersen, H., Kwiatek, M. A., Pandolfino, J. E., Drewes, A. M., Krarup, A. L., Lottrup, C. & Frøkjær, J. B., Jan 1 2011, In : Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences. 1232, 1, p. 331-340 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Esophagogastric Junction
Gastroesophageal Reflux
Chest Pain
Esophagus
Imaging techniques

Do dried plums really help constipation? authors' reply

Attaluri, A., Donahoe, R., Valestin, J. & Rao, S. S. C., Jun 1 2011, In : Alimentary Pharmacology and Therapeutics. 33, 11, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Constipation
Prunus domestica
2 Citations (Scopus)

Dried plums, constipation and the irritable bowel syndrome: Authors' reply

Attaluri, A., Valestin, J., Donahoe, R., Brown, K. & Rao, S. S. C., Aug 1 2011, In : Alimentary Pharmacology and Therapeutics. 34, 3, p. 397-398 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Constipation
Prunus domestica

Dried plums vs. psyllium: Authors' reply

Attaluri, A., Valestin, J., Donahoe, R. & Rao, S. S. C., May 1 2011, In : Alimentary Pharmacology and Therapeutics. 33, 10, p. 1181-1182 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Psyllium
Prunus domestica
190 Citations (Scopus)

Evaluation of gastrointestinal transit in clinical practice: Position paper of the American and European Neurogastroenterology and Motility Societies

Rao, S. S. C., Camilleri, M., Hasler, W. L., Maurer, A. H., Parkman, H. P., Saad, R., Scott, M. S., Simren, M., Soffer, E. & Szarka, L., Jan 1 2011, In : Neurogastroenterology and Motility. 23, 1, p. 8-23 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Gastrointestinal Transit
Radionuclide Imaging
Capsules
Breath Tests
Gastrointestinal Motility
34 Citations (Scopus)

Investigation of anal motor characteristics of the sensorimotor response (SMR) using 3-D anorectal pressure topography

Cheeney, G., Remes-Troche, J. M., Attaluri, A. & Rao, S. S. C., Feb 1 2011, In : American Journal of Physiology - Gastrointestinal and Liver Physiology. 300, 2, p. G236-G240

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pressure
Anal Canal
Muscles
Manometry
Muscle Contraction
54 Citations (Scopus)

Long-term safety and effectiveness of lubiprostone, a chloride channel (ClC-2) activator, in patients with chronic idiopathic constipation

Lembo, A. J., Johanson, J. F., Parkman, H. P., Rao, S. S., Miner, P. B. & Ueno, R., Sep 1 2011, In : Digestive Diseases and Sciences. 56, 9, p. 2639-2645 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Constipation
Safety
Symptom Assessment
ClC-2 chloride channels
Lubiprostone
38 Citations (Scopus)

Lubiprostone for the treatment of adults with constipation and irritable bowel syndrome

Schey, R. & Rao, S. S. C., Jun 1 2011, In : Digestive Diseases and Sciences. 56, 6, p. 1619-1625 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Constipation
Therapeutics
Product Labeling
Peristalsis
73 Citations (Scopus)

Randomised clinical trial: Dried plums (prunes) vs. psyllium for constipation

Attaluri, A., Donahoe, R., Valestin, J., Brown, K. & Rao, S. S. C., Apr 1 2011, In : Alimentary Pharmacology and Therapeutics. 33, 7, p. 822-828 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Psyllium
Constipation
Randomized Controlled Trials
Cross-Over Studies
Therapeutics
8 Citations (Scopus)

The role of rifaximin therapy in patients with irritable bowel syndrome without constipation

Schey, R. & Rao, S. S. C., Aug 1 2011, In : Expert Review of Gastroenterology and Hepatology. 5, 4, p. 461-464 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

rifaximin
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Constipation
Placebos
Abdominal Pain
16 Citations (Scopus)

Translumbar and transsacral motor-evoked potentials: A novel test for spino-anorectal neuropathy in spinal cord injury

Tantiphlachiva, K., Attaluri, A., Valestin, J., Yamada, T. & Rao, S. S. C., May 1 2011, In : American Journal of Gastroenterology. 106, 5, p. 907-914 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Motor Evoked Potentials
Spinal Cord Injuries
Pudendal Nerve
Anal Canal
Manometry
70 Citations (Scopus)

What is necessary to diagnose constipation?

Rao, S. S. C. & Meduri, K., Feb 1 2011, In : Best Practice and Research: Clinical Gastroenterology. 25, 1, p. 127-140 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Constipation
Manometry
Digital Rectal Examination
Defecation
Routine Diagnostic Tests
2 Citations (Scopus)
Defecation
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Ataxia
Names
Biofeedback (Psychology)
2010
59 Citations (Scopus)

A controlled trial of an intervention to improve urinary and fecal incontinence and constipation

Schnelle, J. F., Leung, F. W., Rao, S. S. C., Beuscher, L., Keeler, E., Clift, J. W. & Simmons, S., Aug 1 2010, In : Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 58, 8, p. 1504-1511 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Fecal Incontinence
Urinary Incontinence
Constipation
Nursing Homes
Snacks
88 Citations (Scopus)
Fecal Incontinence
Defecation
Constipation
Pelvic Floor Disorders
Defecography
60 Citations (Scopus)

Clinical utility of colonic and anorectal manometry in chronic constipation

Rao, S. S. C. & Singh, S., Oct 1 2010, In : Journal of Clinical Gastroenterology. 44, 9, p. 597-609 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Manometry
Constipation
Rectal Diseases
Defecation
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
11 Citations (Scopus)

Day-to-day reproducibility of prolonged ambulatory colonic manometry in healthy subjects

Rao, S. S. C., Singh, S. & Mudipalli, R., Jun 1 2010, In : Neurogastroenterology and Motility. 22, 6, p. 640-645+e177-e178

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Manometry
Healthy Volunteers
Meals
Pressure
Area Under Curve
110 Citations (Scopus)

Digital rectal examination is a useful tool for identifying patients with dyssynergia

Tantiphlachiva, K., Rao, P., Attaluri, A. & Rao, S. S. C., Nov 1 2010, In : Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology. 8, 11, p. 955-960 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Digital Rectal Examination
Ataxia
Constipation
Defecation
Manometry
122 Citations (Scopus)

Do stool form and frequency correlate with whole-gut and colonic transit results from a multicenter study in constipated individuals and healthy controls

Saad, R. J., Rao, S. S. C., Koch, K. L., Kuo, B., Parkman, H. P., McCallum, R. W., Sitrin, M. D., Wilding, G. E., Semler, J. R. & Chey, W. D., Feb 1 2010, In : American Journal of Gastroenterology. 105, 2, p. 403-411 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Multicenter Studies
Capsules
Sensitivity and Specificity
Constipation
ROC Curve
45 Citations (Scopus)

Investigation of esophageal sensation and biomechanical properties in functional chest pain

Nasr, I., Attaluri, A., Hashmi, S., Gregersen, H. & Rao, S. S. C., May 1 2010, In : Neurogastroenterology and Motility. 22, 5

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Chest Pain
Hypersensitivity
Hyperalgesia
Mechanics
Electric Impedance
8 Citations (Scopus)

Is endoscopic mucosal clipping useful for preventing colonic manometry probe displacement?

Rao, S. S. C., Singh, S. & Sadeghi, P., Oct 1 2010, In : Journal of Clinical Gastroenterology. 44, 9, p. 620-624 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Manometry
Transducers
Surgical Instruments
Healthy Volunteers
Colon
105 Citations (Scopus)

Long-term efficacy of biofeedback therapy for dyssynergic defecation: Randomized controlled trial

Rao, S. S. C., Valestin, J., Brown, C. K., Zimmerman, B. & Schulze, K., Apr 1 2010, In : American Journal of Gastroenterology. 105, 4, p. 890-896 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Defecation
Randomized Controlled Trials
Ataxia
Therapeutics
Outcome Assessment (Health Care)
93 Citations (Scopus)

Methanogenic flora is associated with altered colonic transit but not stool characteristics in constipation without IBS

Attaluri, A., Jackson, M., Valestin, J. & Rao, S. S. C., Jun 1 2010, In : American Journal of Gastroenterology. 105, 6, p. 1407-1411 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Methane
Constipation
Breath Tests
Area Under Curve
5 Citations (Scopus)

Multifactorial dysphagia: Diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis and eosinophilic esophagitis

Nimmons, G., Van Daele, D. J., Hoffman, H. T., Rao, S. S. & Clark, C. R., Jan 1 2010, In : Laryngoscope. 120, 1, p. 23-25 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Diffuse Idiopathic Skeletal Hyperostosis
Eosinophilic Esophagitis
Deglutition
Deglutition Disorders
Speech-Language Pathology
26 Citations (Scopus)

Pharmacologic Management of Chronic Constipation

Singh, S. & Rao, S. S. C., Sep 1 2010, In : Gastroenterology Clinics of North America. 39, 3, p. 509-527 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Constipation
Peristalsis
Laxatives
Opioid Receptors
North America
16 Citations (Scopus)

Rectoanal reflexes and sensorimotor response in rectal hyposensitivity

Remes-Troche, J. M., De-Ocampo, S., Valestin, J. & Rao, S. S. C., Jul 1 2010, In : Diseases of the Colon and Rectum. 53, 7, p. 1047-1054 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Reflex
Compliance
Rectal Diseases
Abnormal Reflexes
Constipation
114 Citations (Scopus)

Update on the management of constipation in the elderly: new treatment options.

Rao, S. S. C. & Go, J. T., 2010, In : Clinical interventions in aging. 5, p. 163-171 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Constipation
Rectal Diseases
Defecation
alvimopan
prucalopride
122 Citations (Scopus)

Wireless pH-motility capsule for colonic transit: Prospective comparison with radiopaque markers in chronic constipation

Camilleri, M., Thorne, N. K., Ringel, Y., Hasler, W. L., Kuo, B., Esfandyari, T., Gupta, A., Scott, S. M., McCallum, R. W., Parkman, H. P., Soffer, E., Wilding, G. E., Semler, J. R. & Rao, S. S. C., Aug 1 2010, In : Neurogastroenterology and Motility. 22, 8, p. 874-882+e233

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Constipation
Capsules
Colon
Multicenter Studies
Pressure
2009
14 Citations (Scopus)

Adenosine modulates oesophageal sensorimotor function in humans

Remes-Troche, J. M., Chahal, P., Mudipalli, R. & Rao, S. S. C., Aug 1 2009, In : Gut. 58, 8, p. 1049-1055 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Adenosine
Placebos
Chest Pain
Visceral Pain
Nociceptive Pain
1 Citation (Scopus)

Approach to the Patient with Constipation

Rao, S. S. C., Feb 4 2009, Principles of Clinical Gastroenterology. Wiley-Blackwell, p. 373-398 26 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Constipation
Epidemiology
4 Citations (Scopus)

Biofeedback therapy for bowel problems in adults after surgical treatment for childhood Hirschsprung's disease

Tantiphlachiva, K. & Rao, S., Dec 1 2009, In : Developmental Neurorehabilitation. 12, 6, p. 442-449 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hirschsprung Disease
Constipation
Therapeutics
75 Citations (Scopus)

Chronic constipation: Overview and challenges

Cook, I. J., Talley, N. J., Benninga, M. A., Rao, S. S. & Scott, S. M., Dec 1 2009, In : Neurogastroenterology and Motility. 21, SUPPL. 2, p. 1-8 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Constipation
Costs and Cost Analysis
Therapeutics
31 Citations (Scopus)

Clinical trial: Effects of botulinum toxin on levator ani syndrome - A double-blind, placebo-controlled study

Rao, S. S. C., Paulson, J., Mata, M. & Zimmerman, B., May 1 2009, In : Alimentary Pharmacology and Therapeutics. 29, 9, p. 985-991 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Botulinum Toxins
Placebos
Clinical Trials
Pain
Pudendal Nerve
17 Citations (Scopus)

Conservative and behavioural management of constipation

Whitehead, W. E., Di Lorenzo, C., Leroi, A. M., Porrett, T. & Rao, S. S. C., Dec 1 2009, In : Neurogastroenterology and Motility. 21, SUPPL. 2, p. 55-61 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Defecation
Constipation
Psychology
Education
Therapeutics
45 Citations (Scopus)

Constipation: Evaluation and Treatment of Colonic and Anorectal Motility Disorders

Rao, S. S. C., Jan 1 2009, In : Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Clinics of North America. 19, 1, p. 117-139 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Rectal Diseases
Constipation
Defecation
Therapeutics
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
5 Citations (Scopus)

Effects of tegaserod and erythromycin in upper gut dysmotility: A comparative study

Nasr, I., Rao, S. S. C., Attaluri, A., Hashmi, S. M. A. & Summers, R., Nov 24 2009, In : Indian Journal of Gastroenterology. 28, 4, p. 136-142 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Erythromycin
Motor Activity
Manometry
Jejunum
Duodenum
27 Citations (Scopus)

Fecal Incontinence in the Elderly

Leung, F. W. & Rao, S. S. C., Sep 1 2009, In : Gastroenterology Clinics of North America. 38, 3, p. 503-511 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Fecal Incontinence
Nursing Homes
Constipation
Independent Living
Absorbent Pads
51 Citations (Scopus)

Heightened colon motor activity measured by a wireless capsule in patients with constipation: Relation to colon transit and IBS

Hasler, W. L., Saad, R. J., Rao, S. S., Wilding, G. E., Parkman, H. P., Koch, K. L., McCallum, R. W., Kuo, B., Sarosiek, I., Sitrin, M. D., Semler, J. R. & Chey, W. D., Dec 1 2009, In : American Journal of Physiology - Gastrointestinal and Liver Physiology. 297, 6, p. G1107-G1114

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Constipation
Capsules
Colon
Motor Activity
Area Under Curve
198 Citations (Scopus)

Investigation of Colonic and Whole-Gut Transit With Wireless Motility Capsule and Radiopaque Markers in Constipation

Rao, S. S. C., Kuo, B., McCallum, R. W., Chey, W. D., DiBaise, J. K., Hasler, W. L., Koch, K. L., Lackner, J. M., Miller, C., Saad, R., Semler, J. R., Sitrin, M. D., Wilding, G. E. & Parkman, H. P., May 1 2009, In : Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology. 7, 5, p. 537-544 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Constipation
Capsules
ROC Curve
Gastric Emptying
Healthy Volunteers
1 Citation (Scopus)

Multifactorial dysphagia: DISH and eosinophilic esophagitis

Gl, N., Ht, H., Ss, R., Cr, C. & Van Daele, D., Aug 17 2009, In : Laryngoscope. 119, SUPPL. 1, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Eosinophilic Esophagitis
Deglutition Disorders
26 Citations (Scopus)

Pathophysiology of evacuation disorders

Lunniss, P. J., Gladman, M. A., Benninga, M. A. & Rao, S. S. C., Dec 1 2009, In : Neurogastroenterology and Motility. 21, SUPPL. 2, p. 31-40 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Terminology
Research
Therapeutics
15 Citations (Scopus)

Treating pelvic floor disorders of defecation: Management or cure?

Rao, S. S. C. & Go, J. T., Aug 4 2009, In : Current Gastroenterology Reports. 11, 4, p. 278-287 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Pelvic Floor Disorders
Defecation
Rectocele
Defecography
Digital Rectal Examination
2008
145 Citations (Scopus)

American neurogastroenterology and motility society consensus statement on intraluminal measurement of gastrointestinal and colonic motility in clinical practice

Camilleri, M., Bharucha, A. E., Di Lorenzo, C., Hasler, W. L., Prather, C. M., Rao, S. S. & Wald, A., Dec 1 2008, In : Neurogastroenterology and Motility. 20, 12, p. 1269-1282 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Gastrointestinal Motility
Pressure
Stomach
Manometry
Constipation