Gilaad G Kaplan

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Affiliation: University of Calgary
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. pmc Ambient ozone concentrations and the risk of perforated and nonperforated appendicitis: a multicity case-crossover study
    Gilaad G Kaplan
    Department of Medicine, Environmental Health Research Group, Institute of Public Health, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Environ Health Perspect 121:939-43. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Decreasing colectomy rates for ulcerative colitis: a population-based time trend study
    Gilaad G Kaplan
    Inflammatory Bowel Disease Clinic, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Am J Gastroenterol 107:1879-87. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Inflammatory bowel disease patients who leave hospital against medical advice: predictors and temporal trends
    Gilaad G Kaplan
    Inflammatory Bowel Disease Clinic, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Inflamm Bowel Dis 15:845-51. 2009
  4. pmc Effect of ambient air pollution on the incidence of appendicitis
    Gilaad G Kaplan
    Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, University of Calgary, Teaching Research and Wellness Center, Calgary, Alta
    CMAJ 181:591-7. 2009
  5. pmc The inflammatory bowel diseases and ambient air pollution: a novel association
    Gilaad G Kaplan
    Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Am J Gastroenterol 105:2412-9. 2010
  6. ncbi request reprint Risk of comorbidities on postoperative outcomes in patients with inflammatory bowel disease
    Gilaad G Kaplan
    Inflammatory Bowel Disease Clinic, Canada
    Arch Surg 146:959-64. 2011
  7. pmc Acute hepatic failure and multi-system organ failure secondary to replacement of the liver with metastatic melanoma
    Gilaad G Kaplan
    Department of Medicine, University of Calgary and Calgary Health Region, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    BMC Cancer 5:67. 2005
  8. doi request reprint Impact of hospital volume on postoperative morbidity and mortality following a colectomy for ulcerative colitis
    Gilaad G Kaplan
    Inflammatory Bowel Disease Clinic, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Gastroenterology 134:680-7. 2008
  9. pmc Postoperative complications following colectomy for ulcerative colitis: a validation study
    Christopher Ma
    Inflammatory Bowel Disease Clinic, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    BMC Gastroenterol 12:39. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Amoebic liver abscess in USA: a population-based study of incidence, temporal trends and mortality
    Stephen E Congly
    Liver Unit, Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Liver Int 31:1191-8. 2011

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  1. pmc Ambient ozone concentrations and the risk of perforated and nonperforated appendicitis: a multicity case-crossover study
    Gilaad G Kaplan
    Department of Medicine, Environmental Health Research Group, Institute of Public Health, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Environ Health Perspect 121:939-43. 2013
    ..Environmental determinants of appendicitis are poorly understood. Past work suggests that air pollution may increase the risk of appendicitis...
  2. doi request reprint Decreasing colectomy rates for ulcerative colitis: a population-based time trend study
    Gilaad G Kaplan
    Inflammatory Bowel Disease Clinic, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Am J Gastroenterol 107:1879-87. 2012
    ..Colectomy rates for ulcerative colitis (UC) have been inconsistently reported. We assessed temporal trends of colectomy rates for UC, stratified by emergent vs. elective colectomy indication...
  3. doi request reprint Inflammatory bowel disease patients who leave hospital against medical advice: predictors and temporal trends
    Gilaad G Kaplan
    Inflammatory Bowel Disease Clinic, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Inflamm Bowel Dis 15:845-51. 2009
    ..Thus, we determined the prevalence of self-discharge, assessed predictors of AMA status, and evaluated time trends...
  4. pmc Effect of ambient air pollution on the incidence of appendicitis
    Gilaad G Kaplan
    Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, University of Calgary, Teaching Research and Wellness Center, Calgary, Alta
    CMAJ 181:591-7. 2009
    ..The pathogenesis of appendicitis is unclear. We evaluated whether exposure to air pollution was associated with an increased incidence of appendicitis...
  5. pmc The inflammatory bowel diseases and ambient air pollution: a novel association
    Gilaad G Kaplan
    Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Am J Gastroenterol 105:2412-9. 2010
    ..The inflammatory bowel diseases (IBDs) emerged after industrialization. We studied whether ambient air pollution levels were associated with the incidence of IBD...
  6. ncbi request reprint Risk of comorbidities on postoperative outcomes in patients with inflammatory bowel disease
    Gilaad G Kaplan
    Inflammatory Bowel Disease Clinic, Canada
    Arch Surg 146:959-64. 2011
    ..We evaluated the prevalence of comorbidities and their effect on postoperative outcomes after an IBD-related operation...
  7. pmc Acute hepatic failure and multi-system organ failure secondary to replacement of the liver with metastatic melanoma
    Gilaad G Kaplan
    Department of Medicine, University of Calgary and Calgary Health Region, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    BMC Cancer 5:67. 2005
    ..Metastatic malignant melanoma to the liver resulting in fulminant hepatic failure is a rare occurrence...
  8. doi request reprint Impact of hospital volume on postoperative morbidity and mortality following a colectomy for ulcerative colitis
    Gilaad G Kaplan
    Inflammatory Bowel Disease Clinic, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Gastroenterology 134:680-7. 2008
    ..We set out to evaluate postoperative morbidity and mortality using a nationally representative database and to determine the factors that influenced outcomes...
  9. pmc Postoperative complications following colectomy for ulcerative colitis: a validation study
    Christopher Ma
    Inflammatory Bowel Disease Clinic, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    BMC Gastroenterol 12:39. 2012
    ..This study compares risk estimates for predictors of postoperative complication derived from administrative data against that of chart review and evaluates the accuracy of administrative coding for this population...
  10. doi request reprint Amoebic liver abscess in USA: a population-based study of incidence, temporal trends and mortality
    Stephen E Congly
    Liver Unit, Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Liver Int 31:1191-8. 2011
    ..Amoebic liver abscess (ALA) may be associated with significant morbidity and mortality, but nationwide American data is unavailable. Our objective was to describe ALA epidemiology and outcomes in USA from a population-based perspective...
  11. ncbi request reprint Nationwide temporal trends in incidence of hospitalization and surgical intestinal resection in pediatric inflammatory bowel diseases in the United States from 1997 to 2009
    Jennifer C C Debruyn
    Departments of Pediatrics, Community Health Sciences, and Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada
    Inflamm Bowel Dis 19:2423-32. 2013
    ..Thus, we evaluated the U.S. nationwide temporal trends for incidence of hospitalization and intestinal resection along with associated resource utilization...
  12. ncbi request reprint Hospital performance reports based on severity adjusted mortality rates in patients with cirrhosis depend on the method of risk adjustment 
    Robert P Myers
    Liver Unit, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Medicine, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Ann Hepatol 11:526-35. 2012
    ..We aimed to determine the impact of the choice of risk adjustment method on hospital rankings based on mortality rates in cirrhotic patients...
  13. doi request reprint A population-based study of pyogenic liver abscesses in the United States: incidence, mortality, and temporal trends
    Liisa Meddings
    Department of Medicine, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Am J Gastroenterol 105:117-24. 2010
    ..Few population-based studies have evaluated pyogenic liver abscess (PLA) in North America. We assessed the incidence of PLA and evaluated predictors of mortality...
  14. doi request reprint Predicting in-hospital mortality in patients with cirrhosis: results differ across risk adjustment methods
    Robert P Myers
    Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Hepatology 49:568-77. 2009
    ..Because different methods often produce divergent severity rankings, analyses of provider-specific outcomes may be biased depending on the method used...
  15. doi request reprint Postoperative complications following colectomy for ulcerative colitis in children
    Ing Shian Soon
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 54:763-8. 2012
    ..Thus, we assessed colectomy rates, early postcolectomy complications, and clinical predictors in children with UC undergoing a colectomy...
  16. doi request reprint Morbidity and mortality following coronary artery bypass graft surgery in patients with cirrhosis: a population-based study
    Abdel Aziz M Shaheen
    Liver Unit, Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada
    Liver Int 29:1141-51. 2009
    ..The risk of cardiac surgery in patients with cirrhosis is poorly defined. Our objective was to describe outcomes of coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery in cirrhotic patients from a population-based perspective...
  17. ncbi request reprint Opposing effects of smoking in ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease may be explained by differential effects on dendritic cells
    Aito Ueno
    Alberta IBD Consortium Gastrointestinal Research Group, Snyder Institute for Chronic Diseases, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada Department of Medicine and IBD Clinic, University of Calgary Faculty of Medicine, Calgary, Alberta, Canada and Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, Airway Inflammation Research Group, Snyder Institute for Chronic Diseases, University of Calgary Faculty of Medicine, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Inflamm Bowel Dis 20:800-10. 2014
    ..Dendritic cells (DC) play a critical role in T-cell activation and differentiation. Thus, we examined the effects of in vitro exposure to cigarette smoke extract (CSE) on phenotype/function of DC obtained from patients with UC and CD...
  18. pmc Non-specific abdominal pain and air pollution: a novel association
    Gilaad G Kaplan
    Division of Gastroenterology, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    PLoS ONE 7:e47669. 2012
    ..We studied whether short-term exposure to air pollution was associated with non-specific abdominal pain in epidemiologic and animal studies...
  19. pmc The relationship between urban environment and the inflammatory bowel diseases: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Ing Shian Soon
    Departments of Medicine, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    BMC Gastroenterol 12:51. 2012
    ..The objective of this study was to conduct a systematic review with meta-analysis of studies assessing the association between living in an urban environment and the development of the Crohn's disease (CD) or ulcerative colitis (UC)...
  20. doi request reprint Risk of surgery for inflammatory bowel diseases has decreased over time: a systematic review and meta-analysis of population-based studies
    Alexandra D Frolkis
    Department of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada Department of Community Health Sciences and Institute of Public Health, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Gastroenterology 145:996-1006. 2013
    ..We performed a systematic review and meta-analysis to establish the cumulative risk of surgery among patients with IBD and evaluated how this risk has changed over time...
  21. doi request reprint Postoperative complications and mortality following colectomy for ulcerative colitis
    Shanika De Silva
    Inflammatory Bowel Disease Clinic, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 9:972-80. 2011
    ..We characterized postoperative in-hospital complications, stratified them by severity, and assessed independent clinical predictors, including use of immunosuppressants...
  22. ncbi request reprint Characteristics of patients with cirrhosis who are discharged from the hospital against medical advice
    Robert P Myers
    Liver Unit, Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 7:786-92. 2009
    ..Patients discharged from hospital against medical advice are at risk of adverse health outcomes. The frequency and predictors of self-discharge in cirrhotic patients have not been examined...
  23. doi request reprint Increasing incidence and prevalence of the inflammatory bowel diseases with time, based on systematic review
    Natalie A Molodecky
    Department of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Gastroenterology 142:46-54.e42; quiz e30. 2012
    ..We conducted a systematic review to determine changes in the worldwide incidence and prevalence of ulcerative colitis (UC) and Crohn's disease (CD) in different regions and with time...
  24. doi request reprint Predicting in-hospital mortality in patients undergoing complex gastrointestinal surgery: determining the optimal risk adjustment method
    Jan Grendar
    Department of Surgery, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Arch Surg 147:126-35. 2012
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  25. doi request reprint The risk of microscopic colitis in solid-organ transplantation patients: a population-based study
    Gilaad G Kaplan
    Division of Gastroenterology, Gastrointestinal Research Group, Southern Alberta Transplant Program, Department of Pathology, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Transplantation 85:48-54. 2008
    ..The objective of this work was to describe the risk of developing MC after solid-organ transplantation...
  26. ncbi request reprint Weekend versus weekday admission and mortality from gastrointestinal hemorrhage caused by peptic ulcer disease
    Abdel Aziz M Shaheen
    Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 7:303-10. 2009
    ..Management of upper gastrointestinal bleeding (UGIB) often requires urgent endoscopic intervention; limitations in its availability on weekends might be associated with increased mortality, compared with patients admitted on weekdays...
  27. doi request reprint Phenotypic features of Crohn's disease associated with failure of medical treatment
    Gordon W Moran
    Inflammatory Bowel Disease Clinic, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada Division of Gastroenterology, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada Department of Medicine, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada Nottingham Digestive Diseases Centre, Biomedical Research Unit, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, United Kingdom
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 12:434-42.e1. 2014
    ..We aimed to identify factors that identify patients who are unlikely to respond to medical therapy and will therefore require surgery...
  28. doi request reprint Validity of administrative data for the diagnosis of primary sclerosing cholangitis: a population-based study
    Natalie A Molodecky
    Division of Gastroenterology, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada
    Liver Int 31:712-20. 2011
    ..The aims of this study were to determine the validity of administrative data for a diagnosis of PSC and generate algorithms for the identification of PSC patients...
  29. doi request reprint Drug-induced inflammatory bowel disease and IBD-like conditions
    Marie France Dubeau
    Inflammatory Bowel Disease Clinic and the Division of Gastroenterology, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Inflamm Bowel Dis 19:445-56. 2013
    ..Different pathogenic mechanisms have been suggested for the different drugs listed above. In order to clarify the confusion a comprehensive literature review was performed with the goal of advancing the knowledge on this subject...
  30. ncbi request reprint Managing the risks of IBD therapy
    Cynthia H Seow
    University of Calgary, TRW Building, Room 6D18, Calgary, Canada
    Curr Gastroenterol Rep 11:509-17. 2009
    ..Overall, optimal management of the patient with IBD requires open dialogue between clinician and patient so that both are cognizant of the goals, benefits, and potential risks of therapy...
  31. ncbi request reprint Population-based analysis of practices and costs of surveillance for colonic dysplasia in patients with primary sclerosing cholangitis and colitis
    Gilaad G Kaplan
    Department of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Inflamm Bowel Dis 13:1401-7. 2007
    ..The aims of the present study were (1) to determine the incidence of dysplasia or CRC, (2) to assess surveillance practices, and (3) to assess the costs associated with surveillance of PSC patients...
  32. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of gastrointestinal stromal tumors in a defined Canadian Health Region: a population-based study
    Brian M Yan
    Division of Gastroenterology, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Int J Surg Pathol 16:241-50. 2008
    ..This is the first North American study to define the incidence and the clinical and pathologic features of gastrointestinal stromal tumors based on current diagnostic criteria...
  33. ncbi request reprint Increased prevalence of circulating novel IL-17 secreting Foxp3 expressing CD4+ T cells and defective suppressive function of circulating Foxp3+ regulatory cells support plasticity between Th17 and regulatory T cells in inflammatory bowel disease patients
    Aito Ueno
    Alberta IBD Consortium, and Department of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Inflamm Bowel Dis 19:2522-34. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the circulating IL-17 and Foxp3 DE CD4(+) T lymphocytes in patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)...
  34. doi request reprint Incidence and prevalence of eosinophilic esophagitis in children
    Ing S Soon
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 57:72-80. 2013
    ..The aim of the present study was to conduct a systematic review with meta-analysis on the epidemiology of eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE) in children...
  35. doi request reprint Microscopic colitis-defining incidence rates and risk factors: a population-based study
    Jennifer J Williams
    Department of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 6:35-40. 2008
    ..The burden and determinants of microscopic colitis (MC) in North America are inadequately defined. We determined the incidence rate of and risk factors for MC in a well-defined North American population...
  36. doi request reprint Challenges associated with identifying the environmental determinants of the inflammatory bowel diseases
    Natalie A Molodecky
    Division of Gastroenterology, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Inflamm Bowel Dis 17:1792-9. 2011
    ..In doing so, it is hoped that methodological standardization may lead to consistent environmental associations...
  37. doi request reprint Incidence of primary sclerosing cholangitis: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Natalie A Molodecky
    University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Hepatology 53:1590-9. 2011
    ..08). The IRR for males versus females was 1.70 (1.34-2.07), and the median age was 41 years (35-47 years). All studies investigating time trends reported an overall increase in the incidence of PSC...
  38. ncbi request reprint Exposure to Ingested Airborne Pollutant Particulate Matter Increases Mucosal Exposure to Bacteria and Induces Early Onset of Inflammation in Neonatal IL-10-Deficient Mice
    Saad Y Salim
    Departments of Medicine, and Pediatrics, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada Environmental Health Directorate, Health Canada, Ottawa, ON, Canada Department of Lab Medicine and Pathology, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada and Departments of Medicine, and Production Animal Health, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada
    Inflamm Bowel Dis 20:1129-38. 2014
    ..Our aim was to determine if exposure to airborne particulate matter (PM10) during the neonatal period would alter colitis in the interleukin (IL)-10 mouse model...
  39. ncbi request reprint Decreasing mortality from acute biliary diseases that require endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography: a nationwide cohort study
    Paul D James
    Department of Medicine and Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Calgary Research and Education in Advanced Therapeutic Endoscopy, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 12:1151-1159.e6. 2014
    ..We investigated whether mortality from acute biliary diseases that require ERCP has been reduced over time and explored factors associated with mortality...
  40. pmc Environmental particulate matter induces murine intestinal inflammatory responses and alters the gut microbiome
    Lisa Kish
    Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    PLoS ONE 8:e62220. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the effects of orally administered PM on the gut microbiome and immune function under normal and inflammatory conditions...
  41. doi request reprint The increasing weight of Crohn's disease subjects in clinical trials: a hypothesis-generatings time-trend analysis
    Gordon W Moran
    Department of Medicine, Inflammatory Bowel Disease Clinic and Alberta IBD Consortium, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada
    Inflamm Bowel Dis 19:2949-56. 2013
    ..Visceral adiposity may play an important role in the initiation and perpetuation of inflammation in CD. We report on an analysis of body weight in CD clinical trials between 1991 and 2008...
  42. doi request reprint The risk of developing Crohn's disease after an appendectomy: a meta-analysis
    Gilaad G Kaplan
    Inflammatory Bowel Disease Clinic, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Am J Gastroenterol 103:2925-31. 2008
    ..We conducted a systematic review of the literature and a meta-analysis to assess the risk of CD following an appendectomy and determine the effect of time between appendectomy and CD diagnosis...
  43. doi request reprint Bowel obstruction following appendectomy: what is the true incidence?
    Terry T W Leung
    Division of General Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Ann Surg 250:51-3. 2009
    ..The purpose of our study was to determine the rate of post-appendectomy SBO in an adult population, and to observe any difference in SBO rates between open versus laparoscopic appendectomies...
  44. doi request reprint Relationship between hospital volume and outcomes of esophageal variceal bleeding in the United States
    Robert P Myers
    Liver Unit, Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 6:789-98. 2008
    ..The objective of this study was to assess the volume-outcome relationship in patients with esophageal variceal bleeding...
  45. ncbi request reprint The burden of large and small duct primary sclerosing cholangitis in adults and children: a population-based analysis
    Gilaad G Kaplan
    Department of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Am J Gastroenterol 102:1042-9. 2007
    ....
  46. ncbi request reprint The impact of an acute care surgery clinical care pathway for suspected appendicitis on the use of CT in the emergency department
    Chad G Ball
    The Department of Surgery, University of Calgary, Foothills Medical Centre, Calgary, Alta
    Can J Surg 57:194-8. 2014
    ..Our primary goal was to evaluate the implementation of an ACS pathway dedicated to suspected appendicitis on patient flow and the use of computed tomography (CT) in the emergency department (ED)...
  47. doi request reprint Immunogenicity and safety of influenza vaccination in children with inflammatory bowel disease
    Jennifer C C Debruyn
    Division of Paediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, Department of Paediatrics, Alberta Children s Hospital, Faculty of Medicine, University of Calgary, Canada
    Inflamm Bowel Dis 18:25-33. 2012
    ..However, immunosuppressive therapy may affect vaccine response. This study aimed to evaluate immunogenicity and safety of influenza vaccination in children with IBD...
  48. ncbi request reprint Liver stiffness by transient elastography predicts liver-related complications and mortality in patients with chronic liver disease
    Jack X Q Pang
    Liver Unit, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    PLoS ONE 9:e95776. 2014
    ..Most hepatic complications occur in patients with advanced fibrosis. Our objective was to determine the ability of LSM by TE to predict hepatic complications and mortality in a large cohort of patients with chronic liver disease...
  49. doi request reprint Cannabis use provides symptom relief in patients with inflammatory bowel disease but is associated with worse disease prognosis in patients with Crohn's disease
    Martin Storr
    Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, University of Calgary and Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, University of Munich
    Inflamm Bowel Dis 20:472-80. 2014
    ..Our aim was to assess the extent and motives for Cannabis use in patients with IBD and the beneficial and adverse effects associated with self-administration of Cannabis...
  50. pmc Quantitative metabolomic profiling of serum, plasma, and urine by (1)H NMR spectroscopy discriminates between patients with inflammatory bowel disease and healthy individuals
    Rudolf Schicho
    Division of Gastroenterology and Snyder Institute of Infection, Immunity and Inflammation, Department of Medicine and Department of Biological Sciences, Metabolomics Research Centre, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    J Proteome Res 11:3344-57. 2012
    ..Quantitative metabolomic profiling of serum, plasma, and urine discriminates between healthy and IBD subjects. However, our results show that the metabolic differences between the CD and UC cohorts are less pronounced. ..
  51. pmc Depression in epilepsy: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Kirsten M Fiest
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Canada
    Neurology 80:590-9. 2013
    ..To estimate the prevalence of depression in persons with epilepsy (PWE) and the strength of association between these 2 conditions...
  52. ncbi request reprint Population-based study of the epidemiology of and the risk factors for pyogenic liver abscess
    Gilaad G Kaplan
    Department of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary Health Region, Alberta, Canada
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 2:1032-8. 2004
    ..Our objective was to characterize the incidence of, risk factors for, and outcomes of PLA in a nonselected population...
  53. ncbi request reprint Inappropriate use of intravenous pantoprazole: extent of the problem and successful solutions
    Gilaad G Kaplan
    Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 3:1207-14. 2005
    ..The objectives were to assess the extent of errors in indications for IV PPI use and to determine whether multidisciplinary interventions could improve IV PPI use and costs...
  54. pmc The risk of developing Crohn's disease after an appendectomy: a population-based cohort study in Sweden and Denmark
    Gilaad G Kaplan
    MGH Crohn s and Colitis Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Gut 56:1387-92. 2007
    ..The relationship between appendectomy and Crohn's disease is controversial. A Swedish-Danish cohort study was conducted to assess the risk of developing Crohn's disease after an appendectomy...
  55. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic versus open resection for colorectal cancer: a metaanalysis of oncologic outcomes
    Timothy D Jackson
    Department of Surgery, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Am Coll Surg 204:439-46. 2007
  56. ncbi request reprint The role of TNFalpha in ulcerative colitis
    Bruce E Sands
    Gastrointestinal Unit, Center for the Study of Inflammatory Bowel Diseases, and MGH Crohn s and Colitis Center, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    J Clin Pharmacol 47:930-41. 2007
    ..Soluble TNFalpha receptors or biologic agents that suppress or inhibit TNFalpha production may also show therapeutic promise...
  57. ncbi request reprint A national survey of the prevalence and impact of Clostridium difficile infection among hospitalized inflammatory bowel disease patients
    Geoffrey C Nguyen
    Mount Sinai Hospital IBD Centre, University of Toronto School of Medicine, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Gastroenterol 103:1443-50. 2008
    ..difficile) infection among hospitalized inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) patients in the United States, and to determine its mortality and economic impact...