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Ece A. Mutlu, MD, MS, MBA

Ece A. Mutlu, MD, MS, MBA
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  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine
Board Certification:
  • Gastroenterology
Faculty Rank: Assistant Professor
Medical or Graduate Education: Istanbul University Faculty of Medicine
Residency: Loyola University Medical Center - Internal Medicine
Fellowship: Loyola University Medical Center - Gastroenterology
  Rush University Medical Center - Gastroenterology
Clinical Expertise:
  • Argon plasma coagulation
  • Capsule endoscopy
  • Chromoendoscopy
  • Colonoscopy
  • Crohn's disease
  • Esophagogastroduodenoscopy
  • Inflammatory bowel disease
  • Microscopic colitis
  • Mucosectomy
  • Pouchitis
  • Radiation colitis
Research Interests:
  • Diet therapy in Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Role of microbiological flora on gastrointestinal illness
  • Role of nutrition in gastrointestinal disease
  • Complementary and alternative medicine for gastrointestinal disease
  • Antioxidant treatment of radiation proctitis
Languages Spoken:
  • Turkish
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Below is a list of scientific publications for which this practitioner was either the primary author or a contributor. Citations come from PubMed, a database of biomedical literature, life science journals and online books. PubMed is a service of the US Library of Medicine at the National Institutes of Health. Click on the title of the cited work for more information (this will take you directly to Listings go back five years.

  1. Inpatient capsule endoscopy leads to frequent incomplete small bowel examinations.
    Yazici C, Losurdo J, Brown MD, Oosterveen S, Rahimi R, Keshavarzian A, Bozorgnia L, Mutlu E.
    World J Gastroenterol. 2012
    2012 Sep 28
    18(36):5051-7. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i36.5051.
  2. Colonic microbiome is altered in alcoholism.
    Mutlu EA, Gillevet PM, Rangwala H, Sikaroodi M, Naqvi A, Engen PA, Kwasny M, Lau CK, Keshavarzian A.
    Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol. 2012
    2012 May 1
    302(9):G966-78. doi: 10.1152/ajpgi.00380.2011. Epub 2012 Jan 12.
  3. Particulate matter air pollution causes oxidant-mediated increase in gut permeability in mice.
    Mutlu EA, Engen PA, Soberanes S, Urich D, Forsyth CB, Nigdelioglu R, Chiarella SE, Radigan KA, Gonzalez A, Jakate S, Keshavarzian A, Budinger GR, Mutlu GM.
    Part Fibre Toxicol.
    2011 Jun 9
  4. Alpha-synuclein in colonic submucosa in early untreated Parkinson's disease.
    Shannon KM, Keshavarzian A, Mutlu E, Dodiya HB, Daian D, Jaglin JA, Kordower JH.
    Mov Disord.
    2011 Jul 15
    doi: 10.1002/mds.23838
  5. Particulate matter-induced lung inflammation increases systemic levels of PAI-1 and activates coagulation through distinct mechanisms.
    Budinger GR, McKell JL, Urich D, Foiles N, Weiss I, Chiarella SE, Gonzalez A, Soberanes S, Ghio AJ, Nigdelioglu R, Mutlu EA, Radigan KA, Green D, Kwaan HC, Mutlu GM.
    PLoS One.
    2011 Apr 11
  6. Quantitative assessment of the human gut microbiome using multitag pyrosequencing
    Gillevet P, Sikaroodi M, Keshavarzian A, Mutlu EA
    Chem Biodivers
    2010 May
  7. Sacral nerve stimulation for fecal incontinence: results of a 120-patient prospective multicenter study.
    Wexner SD, Coller JA, Devroede G, Hull T, McCallum R, Chan M, Ayscue JM, Shobeiri AS, Margolin D, England M, Kaufman H, Snape WJ, Mutlu E, Chua H, Pettit P, Nagle D, Madoff RD, Lerew DR, Mellgren A.
    Ann Surg.
    2010 Mar
  8. Infection rates in a large investigational trial of sacral nerve stimulation for fecal incontinence.
    Wexner SD, Hull T, Edden Y, Coller JA, Devroede G, McCallum R, Chan M, Ayscue JM, Shobeiri AS, Margolin D, England M, Kaufman H, Snape WJ, Mutlu E, Chua H, Pettit P, Nagle D, Madoff RD, Lerew DR, Mellgren A.
    J Gastrointest Surg.
    2010 Jul
  9. Intestinal dysbiosis: a possible mechanism of alcohol-induced endotoxemia and alcoholic steatohepatitis in rats
    Mutlu E, Keshavarzian A, Engen P, Forsyth CB, Sikaroodi M, Gillevet P
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res
    2009 Oct
  10. Reconsidering the methodology of "stress" research in inflammatory bowel disease
    Keefer L, Keshavarzian A, Mutlu E
    J Crohns Colitis
    2008 Sep
  11. To diet or not if you have inflammatory bowel disease.
    Mutlu EA, Gor N.
    Expert Rev Gastroenterol Hepatol.
    2008 Oct
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