Carl Laird Birmingham

Summary

Affiliation: University of British Columbia
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Reliability of the AccuSens Taste Kit(c) in patients with eating disorders
    C Laird Birmingham
    Eating Disorders Program, Department of Psychiatry, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Eat Weight Disord 10:e45-8. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Heart failure in anorexia nervosa: case report and review of the literature
    C L Birmingham
    Eating Disorders Program, St Paul s Hospital, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Eat Weight Disord 12:e7-10. 2007
  3. pmc The incidence of co-morbidities related to obesity and overweight: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Daphne P Guh
    Centre for Health Evaluation and Outcome Sciences, St Paul s Hospital, BC, Canada
    BMC Public Health 9:88. 2009
  4. ncbi request reprint Hyperthyroidism in anorexia nervosa: case report and review of the literature
    Carl Laird Birmingham
    Eating Disorders Program, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia
    Int J Eat Disord 39:619-20. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Rumination in eating disorders: literature review
    C L Birmingham
    Eating Disorders Program, Department of Psychiatry, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    Eat Weight Disord 11:e85-9. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint How does zinc supplementation benefit anorexia nervosa?
    C L Birmingham
    Eating Disorders Program, Department of Psychiatry, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Eat Weight Disord 11:e109-11. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Gastric bezoar in anorexia nervosa
    C Laird Birmingham
    Eating Disorders Program, University of British Columbia, St Paul s Hospital, Vancouver, British Columbia V6Z 1Y6, Canada
    Eat Weight Disord 12:e28-9. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Complementary and alternative medical treatments for anorexia nervosa: case report and review of the literature
    C L Birmingham
    Eating Disorders Program, University of British Columbia, St Paul s Hospital, 1081 Burrard Street, Vancouver, British Columbia V6Z 1Y6 Canada
    Eat Weight Disord 12:e51-3. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint An algorithm for the diagnosis of Münchausen's syndrome in eating disorders
    C L Birmingham
    Eating Disorders Program, University of British Columbia, St Paul s Hospital, Vancouver, B C V6Z 1Y6, Canada
    Eat Weight Disord 12:e75-7. 2007
  10. doi request reprint Are anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa separate disorders? Challenging the 'transdiagnostic' theory of eating disorders
    C Laird Birmingham
    Department of Psychiatry, University of British Columbia, Canada
    Eur Eat Disord Rev 17:2-13. 2009

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Publications26

  1. ncbi request reprint Reliability of the AccuSens Taste Kit(c) in patients with eating disorders
    C Laird Birmingham
    Eating Disorders Program, Department of Psychiatry, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Eat Weight Disord 10:e45-8. 2005
    ..The results were analyzed graphically and with the kappa statistic (K). The taste test was found to be unreliable and should not be used to determine zinc status...
  2. ncbi request reprint Heart failure in anorexia nervosa: case report and review of the literature
    C L Birmingham
    Eating Disorders Program, St Paul s Hospital, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Eat Weight Disord 12:e7-10. 2007
    ..To report the presentation and causes of heart failure complicating anorexia nervosa (AN)...
  3. pmc The incidence of co-morbidities related to obesity and overweight: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Daphne P Guh
    Centre for Health Evaluation and Outcome Sciences, St Paul s Hospital, BC, Canada
    BMC Public Health 9:88. 2009
    ..The primary objective of this study is to provide an estimate of the incidence of each co-morbidity related to obesity and overweight using a meta-analysis...
  4. ncbi request reprint Hyperthyroidism in anorexia nervosa: case report and review of the literature
    Carl Laird Birmingham
    Eating Disorders Program, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia
    Int J Eat Disord 39:619-20. 2006
    ..To report hyperthyroidism as a cause of unexpected weight gain during the course of anorexia nervosa (AN)...
  5. ncbi request reprint Rumination in eating disorders: literature review
    C L Birmingham
    Eating Disorders Program, Department of Psychiatry, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    Eat Weight Disord 11:e85-9. 2006
    ..There have been no controlled trials published of any treatment for rumination in eating disorders...
  6. ncbi request reprint How does zinc supplementation benefit anorexia nervosa?
    C L Birmingham
    Eating Disorders Program, Department of Psychiatry, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Eat Weight Disord 11:e109-11. 2006
    ..However, oral zinc supplementation is infrequently prescribed as an adjunctive treatment for AN. Understanding the mechanism of action of zinc may increase its use...
  7. ncbi request reprint Gastric bezoar in anorexia nervosa
    C Laird Birmingham
    Eating Disorders Program, University of British Columbia, St Paul s Hospital, Vancouver, British Columbia V6Z 1Y6, Canada
    Eat Weight Disord 12:e28-9. 2007
    ..To report the case of a gastric bezoar in a patient with anorexia nervosa (AN)...
  8. ncbi request reprint Complementary and alternative medical treatments for anorexia nervosa: case report and review of the literature
    C L Birmingham
    Eating Disorders Program, University of British Columbia, St Paul s Hospital, 1081 Burrard Street, Vancouver, British Columbia V6Z 1Y6 Canada
    Eat Weight Disord 12:e51-3. 2007
    ..To report the case of a 38-year-old woman with anorexia nervosa (AN) who chose to use an alternative (Zen) therapy instead of conventional treatment and to review the literature on complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) for AN...
  9. ncbi request reprint An algorithm for the diagnosis of Münchausen's syndrome in eating disorders
    C L Birmingham
    Eating Disorders Program, University of British Columbia, St Paul s Hospital, Vancouver, B C V6Z 1Y6, Canada
    Eat Weight Disord 12:e75-7. 2007
    ..To present an algorithm for the diagnosis of Münchausen's syndrome (MS) in patients with eating disorders (ED)...
  10. doi request reprint Are anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa separate disorders? Challenging the 'transdiagnostic' theory of eating disorders
    C Laird Birmingham
    Department of Psychiatry, University of British Columbia, Canada
    Eur Eat Disord Rev 17:2-13. 2009
    ..Anorexia nervosa (AN) and bulimia nervosa (BN) are classified as separate and distinct clinical disorders. Recently, there has been support for a transdiagnostic theory of eating disorders, which would reclassify them as one disorder...
  11. ncbi request reprint Caloric requirement for refeeding inpatients with anorexia nervosa: the contribution of anxiety exercise, and cigarette smoking
    C L Birmingham
    Eating Disorders Program, St Paul s Hospital, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    Eat Weight Disord 10:e6-9. 2005
    ..There is no reliable equation that predicts the number of calories required for a weight gain. It was our clinical suspicion that anxiety, exercise, and cigarette smoking might increase the caloric need for refeeding...
  12. ncbi request reprint The mortality rate from anorexia nervosa
    C Laird Birmingham
    Department of Psychiatry, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Int J Eat Disord 38:143-6. 2005
    ..We determined the standardized mortality ratio (SMR) in our anorexia nervosa (AN) patient population...
  13. ncbi request reprint Coronary atherosclerosis in anorexia nervosa
    Carl Laird Birmingham
    Eating Disorders Program, St Paul s Hospital, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    Int J Eat Disord 34:375-7. 2003
    ..Chest pain is a common complaint in patients with anorexia nervosa (AN). Of those who experience chest pain, about 20% meet the diagnostic criteria for typical or atypical angina...
  14. ncbi request reprint Reduced febrile response to bacterial infection in anorexia nervosa patients
    C Laird Birmingham
    Eating Disorders Program, University of British Columbia, St Paul s Hospital, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Int J Eat Disord 34:269-72. 2003
    ..To report a reduced febrile response to bacterial infections in anorexia nervosa (AN) patients...
  15. ncbi request reprint Respiratory muscle weakness and anorexia nervosa
    C Laird Birmingham
    Department of Medicine, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Int J Eat Disord 33:230-3. 2003
    ..Nutritional recovery in anorexia nervosa (AN) is associated with improved exercise tolerance...
  16. ncbi request reprint Clinical decision analysis and anorexia nervosa
    C Laird Birmingham
    Eating Disorders Program, Department of Psychiatry, University of British Columbia, St Paul s Hospital, 1081 Burrard Street, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada V6Z 1Y6
    Int J Law Psychiatry 26:719-23. 2003
  17. ncbi request reprint Randomized controlled trial of warming in anorexia nervosa
    C Laird Birmingham
    Department of Psychiatry, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Int J Eat Disord 35:234-8. 2004
    ..To determine if warming therapy increases the rate of weight gain in patients with anorexia nervosa (AN) who are hospitalized for refeeding...
  18. ncbi request reprint Pancreatitis causing death in bulimia nervosa
    Carl Laird Birmingham
    Department of Psychiatry, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, B C V6Z 1Y6, Canada
    Int J Eat Disord 36:234-7. 2004
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  19. ncbi request reprint Hypomagnesemia during refeeding in anorexia nervosa
    C L Birmingham
    Eating Disorders Program, St Paul s Hospital, Department of Psychiatry, University of British Columbia, Canada
    Eat Weight Disord 9:236-7. 2004
    ..Magnesium deficiency can cause weakness, constipation, seizures and arrhythmias. We frequently observe hypomagnesemia during refeeding in AN...
  20. ncbi request reprint The management of adult obesity
    C L Birmingham
    Eating Disorders Program, St Paul s Hospital, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    Eat Weight Disord 8:157-63. 2003
    ..Two problems are briefly examined: pregnancy and stopping cigarettes smoking...
  21. ncbi request reprint Long-term effect of ileogastrostomy surgery for morbid obesity on diabetes mellitus and sleep apnea
    Iain G M Cleator
    Department of Surgery, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Obes Surg 16:1337-41. 2006
    ..The long-term effects of ileogastrostomy surgery for morbid obesity on diabetes mellitus and sleep apnea were investigated...
  22. ncbi request reprint Immunoreactive ghrelin in human cord blood: relation to anthropometry, leptin, and growth hormone
    Jean Pierre Chanoine
    Endocrinology and Diabetes Unit, Room K4212, British Columbia Children s Hospital, 4480 Oak Street, Vancouver, BC V6H 3V4, Canada
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 35:282-6. 2002
    ..Leptin and ghrelin central effects are mediated, at least partly, through the neuropeptide Y/Y1 receptor pathway in the hypothalamus...
  23. ncbi request reprint Cutaneous manifestations of eating disorders
    Ingrid Tyler
    University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    J Cutan Med Surg 6:345-53. 2002
    ..Differential diagnosis, pathophysiology, laboratory studies, and treatment are also reviewed...
  24. ncbi request reprint Visceral adipose tissue accumulation differs according to ethnic background: results of the Multicultural Community Health Assessment Trial (M-CHAT)
    Scott A Lear
    School of Kinesiology, Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Am J Clin Nutr 86:353-9. 2007
    ..Previous studies have not adequately investigated differences in discrete regions of abdominal adiposity across ethnic groups...
  25. ncbi request reprint Early emphysema in patients with anorexia nervosa
    Harvey O Coxson
    Department of Radiology, Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute Vancouver General Hospital, Vancouver, BC V5Z 1M9, Canada
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 170:748-52. 2004
    ..These data demonstrate that emphysema-like changes are present in the lungs of patients who are chronically malnourished...
  26. ncbi request reprint Study design of the Multicultural Community Health Assessment Trial (M-CHAT): a comparison of body fat distribution in four distinct populations
    Scott A Lear
    School of Kinesiology, Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, British Columbia
    Ethn Dis 16:96-100. 2006
    ..The purpose of the study is to compare the relationship between visceral adipose tissue (VAT) and total body fat in men and women of Aboriginal, Chinese, and South Asian origin with a similar group of men and women of European origin...