A Bitton

Summary

Affiliation: McGill University
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. pmc Developing model-based algorithms to identify screening colonoscopies using administrative health databases
    Maida J Sewitch
    Department of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 13:45. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Treatment of hospitalized adult patients with severe ulcerative colitis: Toronto consensus statements
    Alain Bitton
    McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Am J Gastroenterol 107:179-94; author reply 195. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Predicting relapse in Crohn's disease: a biopsychosocial model
    A Bitton
    McGill University Health Centre, 687 Pine Avenue West, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, H3A 1A1
    Gut 57:1386-92. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Clinical, biological, and histologic parameters as predictors of relapse in ulcerative colitis
    A Bitton
    Gastroenterology Division, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Gastroenterology 120:13-20. 2001
  5. ncbi request reprint Medical management of ulcerative proctitis, proctosigmoiditis, and left-sided colitis
    A Bitton
    Department of Medicine, McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Canada
    Semin Gastrointest Dis 12:263-74. 2001
  6. ncbi request reprint Psychological distress, social support, and disease activity in patients with inflammatory bowel disease
    M J Sewitch
    Department of Epidemiology, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Am J Gastroenterol 96:1470-9. 2001
  7. ncbi request reprint The role of the Toll receptor pathway in susceptibility to inflammatory bowel diseases
    P L De Jager
    Department of Neurology, Center for Neurologic Diseases, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Genes Immun 8:387-97. 2007
  8. doi request reprint Association between genetic variants in the HNF4A gene and childhood-onset Crohn's disease
    V Marcil
    Departments of Medicine and Pediatrics, Research Institute, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Genes Immun 13:556-65. 2012
  9. pmc L-carnitine, a diet component and organic cation transporter OCTN ligand, displays immunosuppressive properties and abrogates intestinal inflammation
    G Fortin
    Department of Gastroenterology, McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Clin Exp Immunol 156:161-71. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint The mechanisms of prednisone inhibition of inflammation in Crohn's disease involve changes in intestinal permeability, mucosal TNFalpha production and nuclear factor kappa B expression
    G E Wild
    Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 18:309-17. 2003

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Publications14

  1. pmc Developing model-based algorithms to identify screening colonoscopies using administrative health databases
    Maida J Sewitch
    Department of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 13:45. 2013
    ..The purpose of this study was to develop and evaluate the accuracy of model-based algorithms to identify screening colonoscopies in health administrative databases...
  2. doi request reprint Treatment of hospitalized adult patients with severe ulcerative colitis: Toronto consensus statements
    Alain Bitton
    McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Am J Gastroenterol 107:179-94; author reply 195. 2012
    ..The objective of this study was to provide updated explicit and relevant consensus statements for clinicians to refer to when managing hospitalized adult patients with acute severe ulcerative colitis (UC)...
  3. doi request reprint Predicting relapse in Crohn's disease: a biopsychosocial model
    A Bitton
    McGill University Health Centre, 687 Pine Avenue West, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, H3A 1A1
    Gut 57:1386-92. 2008
    ..Crohn's disease (CD) is a chronic relapsing inflammatory bowel disorder. Both biological and psychosocial factors may modulate the illness experience...
  4. ncbi request reprint Clinical, biological, and histologic parameters as predictors of relapse in ulcerative colitis
    A Bitton
    Gastroenterology Division, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Gastroenterology 120:13-20. 2001
    ..Ulcerative colitis (UC) is a chronic relapsing inflammatory bowel disease. We aimed to assess whether clinical, biological, and histologic parameters in quiescent UC predict time to clinical relapse...
  5. ncbi request reprint Medical management of ulcerative proctitis, proctosigmoiditis, and left-sided colitis
    A Bitton
    Department of Medicine, McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Canada
    Semin Gastrointest Dis 12:263-74. 2001
    ..This article reviews the clinical diagnosis and current medical management of ulcerative proctitis, proctosigmoiditis, and left-sided ulcerative colitis, including patients resistant to conventional medical therapy...
  6. ncbi request reprint Psychological distress, social support, and disease activity in patients with inflammatory bowel disease
    M J Sewitch
    Department of Epidemiology, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Am J Gastroenterol 96:1470-9. 2001
    ..CONCLUSIONS: These findings suggest that strategies aimed at improving social support can have a favorable impact on psychological distress and, ultimately, can improve health outcomes in patients with IBD...
  7. ncbi request reprint The role of the Toll receptor pathway in susceptibility to inflammatory bowel diseases
    P L De Jager
    Department of Neurology, Center for Neurologic Diseases, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Genes Immun 8:387-97. 2007
    ..16, 95% CI: 1.04-1.30; P=0.007) has a modest effect on risk of IBD. Our analysis, therefore, offers additional evidence that the TLR4 pathway - in this case, TLR4 and its signaling molecule TIRAP - plays a role in susceptibility to IBD...
  8. doi request reprint Association between genetic variants in the HNF4A gene and childhood-onset Crohn's disease
    V Marcil
    Departments of Medicine and Pediatrics, Research Institute, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Genes Immun 13:556-65. 2012
    ..This is the first report showing that the HNF4A locus may be a common genetic determinant of childhood-onset CD. These findings highlight the importance of the intestinal epithelium and oxidative protection in the pathogenesis of CD...
  9. pmc L-carnitine, a diet component and organic cation transporter OCTN ligand, displays immunosuppressive properties and abrogates intestinal inflammation
    G Fortin
    Department of Gastroenterology, McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Clin Exp Immunol 156:161-71. 2009
    ..LCAR therapy may therefore represent a novel alternative therapeutic strategy and highlights the role of diet in CD...
  10. ncbi request reprint The mechanisms of prednisone inhibition of inflammation in Crohn's disease involve changes in intestinal permeability, mucosal TNFalpha production and nuclear factor kappa B expression
    G E Wild
    Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 18:309-17. 2003
    ..The clinical course of Crohn's disease after the induction of remission with medical therapy is characterized by unpredictable relapse...
  11. ncbi request reprint Rectal tissue, plasma and urine concentrations of mesalazine after single and multiple administrations of 500 mg suppositories to healthy volunteers and ulcerative proctitis patients
    G Aumais
    Algorithme Pharma Inc, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 17:93-7. 2003
    ..Patients with ulcerative proctitis may have rectal mucosal properties different from healthy volunteers. This project compared the pharmacokinetics of rectally administered mesalazine in these two populations...
  12. ncbi request reprint Genetic variation in the 5q31 cytokine gene cluster confers susceptibility to Crohn disease
    J D Rioux
    Whitehead Institute/Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Center for Genome Research, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
    Nat Genet 29:223-8. 2001
    ..These results have important implications for Crohn disease in particular and LD mapping in general...
  13. pmc Occult dysplasia in a localized giant pseudopolyp in Crohn's colitis: a case report
    J Wyse
    McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Canada
    Can J Gastroenterol 23:477-8. 2009
    ..Occult dysplasia without superficial dysplasia may exist in these lesions and further studies are needed to examine risk factors that make a giant pseudopolyp more likely to harbour dysplasia and/or carcinoma...
  14. doi request reprint An SNP linkage scan identifies significant Crohn's disease loci on chromosomes 13q13.3 and, in Jewish families, on 1p35.2 and 3q29
    Y Y Shugart
    Department of Epidemiology, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21231, USA
    Genes Immun 9:161-7. 2008
    ..67). This study demonstrates the ability of high information content adequately powered SNP genome-wide linkage studies to identify loci not observed in multiple microsatellite-based studies in smaller cohorts...