Simon C Ling

Summary

Affiliation: The Hospital for Sick Children
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Should children with esophageal varices receive beta-blockers for the primary prevention of variceal hemorrhage?
    Simon C Ling
    Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario
    Can J Gastroenterol 19:661-6. 2005
  2. doi request reprint Advances in the evaluation and management of children with portal hypertension
    Simon C Ling
    Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition, Department of Paediatrics, University of Toronto, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Semin Liver Dis 32:288-97. 2012
  3. pmc Primary prophylaxis of variceal hemorrhage in children with portal hypertension: a framework for future research
    Simon C Ling
    Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 52:254-61. 2011
  4. doi request reprint Long-term follow-up of portal hypertension after liver transplantation in children
    S C Ling
    Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Pediatr Transplant 13:206-9. 2009
  5. pmc Congenital cholestatic syndromes: what happens when children grow up?
    S C Ling
    Department of Gastroenterolgy, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada
    Can J Gastroenterol 21:743-51. 2007
  6. doi request reprint Novel lipid-based approaches to pediatric intestinal failure-associated liver disease
    Ivan R Diamond
    Child Health Evaluative Sciences Program, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 166:473-8. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Derivation of a clinical prediction rule for the noninvasive diagnosis of varices in children
    Juan Cristóbal Gana
    Division of Paediatrics, Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition Unit, Facultad de Medicina, Pontificia Universidad Cato lica de Chile, Lira 44 1er piso, Santiago, Chile
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 50:188-93. 2010
  8. doi request reprint The gastrointestinal endoscopy competency assessment tool for pediatric colonoscopy
    Catharine M Walsh
    Department of Paediatrics, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, The Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, PA Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, UMass Memorial Children s Medical Center, University of Massachusetts, Worcester, MA Wilson Centre, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Ontario School of Human Kinetics and Recreation, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St John s, Newfoundland, Canada
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 60:474-80. 2015
  9. doi request reprint Defining consensus: a systematic review recommends methodologic criteria for reporting of Delphi studies
    Ivan R Diamond
    Child Health Evaluative Sciences Program, The Hospital for Sick Children, 555 University Avenue, Toronto, ON M5G 1X8, Canada Department of Medical Imaging, The University of Toronto, 263 McCaul Street, 4th Floor, Toronto, ON M5T 1W7, Canada Institute of Health Policy Management and Evaluation, The University of Toronto, 155 College Street, 4th Floor, Toronto, ON M5T 3M7, Canada
    J Clin Epidemiol 67:401-9. 2014
  10. doi request reprint Thrombotic events after pediatric liver transplantation
    Chee Yee Ooi
    SickKids Transplant Centre, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Pediatr Transplant 14:476-82. 2010

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  1. ncbi request reprint Should children with esophageal varices receive beta-blockers for the primary prevention of variceal hemorrhage?
    Simon C Ling
    Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario
    Can J Gastroenterol 19:661-6. 2005
    ..The circumstances of the individual patient must, therefore, be carefully considered before beta-blockers are prescribed to children with esophageal varices...
  2. doi request reprint Advances in the evaluation and management of children with portal hypertension
    Simon C Ling
    Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition, Department of Paediatrics, University of Toronto, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Semin Liver Dis 32:288-97. 2012
    ..Management of gastric varices may require injection of cyanoacrylate glue or TIPS...
  3. pmc Primary prophylaxis of variceal hemorrhage in children with portal hypertension: a framework for future research
    Simon C Ling
    Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 52:254-61. 2011
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  4. doi request reprint Long-term follow-up of portal hypertension after liver transplantation in children
    S C Ling
    Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Pediatr Transplant 13:206-9. 2009
    ..An important minority of children will suffer clinically significant complications of PHALT during long-term follow-up, caused by both vascular and parenchymal disease...
  5. pmc Congenital cholestatic syndromes: what happens when children grow up?
    S C Ling
    Department of Gastroenterolgy, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada
    Can J Gastroenterol 21:743-51. 2007
    ..Improved understanding of biliary physiology will hopefully translate into improved therapy for children and adults with cholestasis...
  6. doi request reprint Novel lipid-based approaches to pediatric intestinal failure-associated liver disease
    Ivan R Diamond
    Child Health Evaluative Sciences Program, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 166:473-8. 2012
    ..Therefore, there is currently insufficient evidence to support the use of these novel therapies as standard of care in children with no or early IFALD with the goal of preventing the progression of liver disease...
  7. doi request reprint Derivation of a clinical prediction rule for the noninvasive diagnosis of varices in children
    Juan Cristóbal Gana
    Division of Paediatrics, Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition Unit, Facultad de Medicina, Pontificia Universidad Cato lica de Chile, Lira 44 1er piso, Santiago, Chile
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 50:188-93. 2010
    ..The objective of the study was to derive a noninvasive clinical prediction rule that is able to identify children with esophageal varices...
  8. doi request reprint The gastrointestinal endoscopy competency assessment tool for pediatric colonoscopy
    Catharine M Walsh
    Department of Paediatrics, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, The Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, PA Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, UMass Memorial Children s Medical Center, University of Massachusetts, Worcester, MA Wilson Centre, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Ontario School of Human Kinetics and Recreation, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St John s, Newfoundland, Canada
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 60:474-80. 2015
    ..We aimed to assess the reliability and validity of the Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Competency Assessment Tool for Pediatric Colonoscopy (GiECATKIDS), an instrument developed by 41 North American experts using Delphi methodology...
  9. doi request reprint Defining consensus: a systematic review recommends methodologic criteria for reporting of Delphi studies
    Ivan R Diamond
    Child Health Evaluative Sciences Program, The Hospital for Sick Children, 555 University Avenue, Toronto, ON M5G 1X8, Canada Department of Medical Imaging, The University of Toronto, 263 McCaul Street, 4th Floor, Toronto, ON M5T 1W7, Canada Institute of Health Policy Management and Evaluation, The University of Toronto, 155 College Street, 4th Floor, Toronto, ON M5T 3M7, Canada
    J Clin Epidemiol 67:401-9. 2014
    ..To investigate how consensus is operationalized in Delphi studies and to explore the role of consensus in determining the results of these studies...
  10. doi request reprint Thrombotic events after pediatric liver transplantation
    Chee Yee Ooi
    SickKids Transplant Centre, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Pediatr Transplant 14:476-82. 2010
    ..In conclusion, the incidence of early TE post-pediatric LT was 16%, including DVT in 8%. Prospective studies are necessary to evaluate the role of prophylactic anticoagulation and potential modifiable risk factors post-pediatric LT...
  11. ncbi request reprint A role for laparoscopic approach in the treatment of biliary atresia and choledochal cysts
    Gudrun Aspelund
    Division of General Surgery, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5G 1X8
    J Pediatr Surg 42:869-72. 2007
    ..We present our initial experience with 9 consecutive laparoscopic cases, and compare them to the traditional open approach...
  12. doi request reprint Development of the gastrointestinal endoscopy competency assessment tool for pediatric colonoscopy (GiECAT KIDS)
    Catharine M Walsh
    Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, Boston Children s Hospital, Boston, MA School of Human Kinetics and Recreation, Memorial University of Newfoundland, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 59:480-6. 2014
    ..Using Delphi methodology, we aimed to determine expert consensus regarding items required on a checklist and global rating scale designed to assess the competence of clinicians performing colonoscopy on pediatric patients...
  13. doi request reprint A screening algorithm for the efficient exclusion of biliary atresia in infants with cholestatic jaundice
    Tim Jancelewicz
    Division of Pediatric Surgery, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Department of Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Electronic address
    J Pediatr Surg 50:363-70. 2015
    ..An optimal diagnostic approach to reduce risk, cost, and delay has yet to be defined. The purpose of this study was to develop an algorithm that rapidly and accurately excludes BA for infants with cholestatic jaundice...
  14. doi request reprint Measurement of hepatic venous pressure gradient is feasible and safe in children
    Jessica Woolfson
    Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition Department of Paediatrics, University of Toronto Division of Interventional Radiology, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 57:634-7. 2013
    ..Published data on the measurement of HVPG in children are sparse. The aim of the present study was to determine the feasibility and safety of undertaking HVPG measurements in children...
  15. doi request reprint The role of diagnostic imaging and liver biopsy in the diagnosis of focal nodular hyperplasia in children
    Pamela L Valentino
    Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, The Hospital for Sick Children SickKids, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Department of Paediatrics, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Liver Int 34:227-34. 2014
    ..The role of liver biopsy in children for the diagnosis of FNH is unclear. This study investigates the diagnostic accuracy of DI for FNH in children without comorbidities, compared to liver biopsy...
  16. doi request reprint Portal hypertensive biliopathy: a rare cause of childhood cholestasis
    Wael El-Matary
    Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Eur J Pediatr 167:1339-42. 2008
    ..Hepaticojejunostomy may have a therapeutic role in selected patients in whom endoscopic or percutaneous manipulation of the biliary tree is unsuccessful and who have not responded to a surgical portal-systemic shunt procedure...
  17. pmc Wire-guided cannulation versus contrast-guided cannulation in pediatric endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography
    Maher Al Hatlani
    Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, Department of Paediatrics, The Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Canada Department of Pediatrics and KAIMRC, King Abdulaziz Medical City, Ministry of National Guard, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    Saudi J Gastroenterol 21:25-9. 2015
    ..Data in children are lacking. The aim of this study was to compare the successful cannulation and complication rate of WGC and CGC in pediatric endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP)...
  18. doi request reprint Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Competency Assessment Tool: development of a procedure-specific assessment tool for colonoscopy
    Catharine M Walsh
    Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Department of Paediatrics, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada The Wilson Centre, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Gastrointest Endosc 79:798-807.e5. 2014
    ..Ensuring competence remains a seminal objective of endoscopy training programs, professional organizations, and accreditation bodies; however, no widely accepted measure of endoscopic competence currently exists...
  19. doi request reprint Congenital portosystemic shunt: characterization of a multisystem disease
    Christiane Sokollik
    Department of Paediatrics, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition, University of Toronto, The Hospital for Sick Children, Ontario, Canada
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 56:675-81. 2013
    ..We present new cases and a systematic literature review and propose an algorithm for the identification and care of affected patients...
  20. doi request reprint Abnormal fatty acid metabolism in spinal muscular atrophy may predispose to perioperative risks
    Zarazuela Zolkipli
    Division of Neurology, Department of Pediatrics, Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Eur J Paediatr Neurol 16:549-53. 2012
    ....
  21. doi request reprint Virtual reality simulation training for health professions trainees in gastrointestinal endoscopy
    Catharine M Walsh
    Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 6:CD008237. 2012
    ..While the use of simulation-based training may have important educational and societal advantages, the effectiveness of virtual reality gastrointestinal endoscopy simulators has yet to be clearly demonstrated...
  22. doi request reprint The role of parenteral lipids in the development of advanced intestinal failure-associated liver disease in infants: a multiple-variable analysis
    Ivan R Diamond
    Group for Improvement of Intestinal Function and Treatment GIFT, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada
    JPEN J Parenter Enteral Nutr 35:596-602. 2011
    ..9 mg/dL; CB100) in infants...
  23. doi request reprint Concurrent versus terminal feedback: it may be better to wait
    Catharine M Walsh
    Wilson Centre, 200 Elizabeth Street, Eaton South 1E 583, Toronto, ON, Canada, M5G 2C5
    Acad Med 84:S54-7. 2009
    ..Feedback is an important feature of simulation-based education. This study investigated the optimal timing of feedback for technical skills learning in novices...
  24. doi request reprint Scurvy diagnosed in a pediatric liver transplant patient awaiting combined kidney and liver retransplantation
    Victoria A Samonte
    Pediatric Academic Multi Organ Transplant PAMOT Program, The Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Pediatr Transplant 12:363-7. 2008
    ..This case highlights the importance of awareness and recognition of this historic diagnosis, and particularly in children with end-stage organ disease with severely compromised nutrition...
  25. ncbi request reprint Biliary atresia with choledochal cyst: implications for classification
    Aleixo M Muise
    Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, Department of Pediatrics, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 4:1411-4. 2006
    ..To illustrate the limitations of the embryonic and perinatal classification system of biliary atresia (BA), we present a child with an antenatal diagnosis of choledochal cyst (CC) associated with BA and review the published literature...
  26. pmc Early diagnosis of neonatal cholestatic jaundice: test at 2 weeks
    Eric I Benchimol
    Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition at Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ont
    Can Fam Physician 55:1184-92. 2009
    ..To review best practices for early recognition and treatment of conditions resulting in neonatal cholestasis, in order to improve long-term outcomes for affected infants...