G C Nguyen

Summary

Affiliation: University of Toronto
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Increased risk of vancomycin-resistant enterococcus (VRE) infection among patients hospitalized for inflammatory bowel disease in the United States
    Geoffrey C Nguyen
    Mount Sinai Hospital IBD Centre, University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Inflamm Bowel Dis 17:1338-42. 2011
  2. doi request reprint National estimates of the burden of inflammatory bowel disease among racial and ethnic groups in the United States
    Geoffrey C Nguyen
    Mount Sinai Hospital Centre for Inflammatory Bowel Disease, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Institute for Health Policy Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto, Canada Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, USA Electronic address
    J Crohns Colitis 8:288-95. 2014
  3. ncbi request reprint Consensus statements on the risk, prevention, and treatment of venous thromboembolism in inflammatory bowel disease: Canadian Association of Gastroenterology
    Geoffrey C Nguyen
    Mount Sinai Hospital Centre for Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Electronic address
    Gastroenterology 146:835-848.e6. 2014
  4. doi request reprint Duration of anticoagulation for the management of venous thromboembolism in inflammatory bowel disease: a decision analysis
    Geoffrey C Nguyen
    Mount Sinai Hospital Centre for Inflammatory Bowel Disease, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Gastroenterol 108:1486-95. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Feasibility of venous thromboembolism prophylaxis during inflammatory bowel disease flares in the outpatient setting: a decision analysis
    Geoffrey C Nguyen
    Mount Sinai Hospital s Centre for Inflammatory Bowel Disease, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Inflamm Bowel Dis 19:2182-9. 2013
  6. ncbi request reprint Racial disparities in mortality in patients undergoing bariatric surgery in the U.S.A
    Geoffrey C Nguyen
    Division of Gastroenterology, Mount Sinai Hospital, University of Toronto, 600 University Avenue, Suite 437, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M5G 1X5
    Obes Surg 23:1508-14. 2013
  7. 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
  8. doi request reprint The utility of screening for asymptomatic lower extremity deep venous thrombosis during inflammatory bowel disease flares: a pilot study
    Geoffrey C Nguyen
    Department of Medicine, Mount Sinai Hospital Centre for Inflammatory Bowel Disease, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    Inflamm Bowel Dis 19:1053-8. 2013
  9. ncbi request reprint Tip of the iceberg? The emergence of antibiotic-resistant organisms in the IBD population
    Geoffrey C Nguyen
    Mount Sinai Hospital Centre for Inflammatory Bowel Disease, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    Gut Microbes 3:434-6. 2012
  10. doi request reprint 5-aminosalicylic acid is not protective against colorectal cancer in inflammatory bowel disease: a meta-analysis of non-referral populations
    Geoffrey C Nguyen
    Mount Sinai Hospital Centre for Inflammatory Bowel Disease, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Gastroenterol 107:1298-304; quiz 1297, 1305. 2012

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  1. doi request reprint Increased risk of vancomycin-resistant enterococcus (VRE) infection among patients hospitalized for inflammatory bowel disease in the United States
    Geoffrey C Nguyen
    Mount Sinai Hospital IBD Centre, University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Inflamm Bowel Dis 17:1338-42. 2011
    ..S. hospitals. Patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) frequently require hospitalization and therefore may be at increased risk of nosocomial infections...
  2. doi request reprint National estimates of the burden of inflammatory bowel disease among racial and ethnic groups in the United States
    Geoffrey C Nguyen
    Mount Sinai Hospital Centre for Inflammatory Bowel Disease, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Institute for Health Policy Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto, Canada Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, USA Electronic address
    J Crohns Colitis 8:288-95. 2014
    ..The epidemiology of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is poorly characterized in minorities in the U.S. We sought to enumerate the burden of IBD among racial and ethnic groups using national-level data...
  3. ncbi request reprint Consensus statements on the risk, prevention, and treatment of venous thromboembolism in inflammatory bowel disease: Canadian Association of Gastroenterology
    Geoffrey C Nguyen
    Mount Sinai Hospital Centre for Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Electronic address
    Gastroenterology 146:835-848.e6. 2014
    ..We present recommendations for the prevention and treatment of VTE in patients with IBD...
  4. doi request reprint Duration of anticoagulation for the management of venous thromboembolism in inflammatory bowel disease: a decision analysis
    Geoffrey C Nguyen
    Mount Sinai Hospital Centre for Inflammatory Bowel Disease, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Gastroenterol 108:1486-95. 2013
    ..There is practice variation in the duration of anticoagulation for venous thromboembolism (VTE) in inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) patients. Clinicians must weigh the high risk of recurrent VTE with the risk of gastrointestinal bleeding...
  5. doi request reprint Feasibility of venous thromboembolism prophylaxis during inflammatory bowel disease flares in the outpatient setting: a decision analysis
    Geoffrey C Nguyen
    Mount Sinai Hospital s Centre for Inflammatory Bowel Disease, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Inflamm Bowel Dis 19:2182-9. 2013
    ..We explored the cost-effectiveness of pharmacological VTE prophylaxis in an outpatient setting...
  6. ncbi request reprint Racial disparities in mortality in patients undergoing bariatric surgery in the U.S.A
    Geoffrey C Nguyen
    Division of Gastroenterology, Mount Sinai Hospital, University of Toronto, 600 University Avenue, Suite 437, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M5G 1X5
    Obes Surg 23:1508-14. 2013
    ..Bariatric surgery is an effective treatment for morbid obesity. We sought to assess for racial disparities in short-term outcomes following bariatric surgery...
  7. 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...
  8. doi request reprint The utility of screening for asymptomatic lower extremity deep venous thrombosis during inflammatory bowel disease flares: a pilot study
    Geoffrey C Nguyen
    Department of Medicine, Mount Sinai Hospital Centre for Inflammatory Bowel Disease, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    Inflamm Bowel Dis 19:1053-8. 2013
    ..The incidence of asymptomatic DVT among patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is unknown but may be even higher. D-dimer is effective for DVT screening, but its utility has not been studied in the IBD population...
  9. ncbi request reprint Tip of the iceberg? The emergence of antibiotic-resistant organisms in the IBD population
    Geoffrey C Nguyen
    Mount Sinai Hospital Centre for Inflammatory Bowel Disease, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    Gut Microbes 3:434-6. 2012
    ..This population is at increased risk of infection and its associated mortality. These findings underscore the need for infection control measures in the hospital setting...
  10. doi request reprint 5-aminosalicylic acid is not protective against colorectal cancer in inflammatory bowel disease: a meta-analysis of non-referral populations
    Geoffrey C Nguyen
    Mount Sinai Hospital Centre for Inflammatory Bowel Disease, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Gastroenterol 107:1298-304; quiz 1297, 1305. 2012
    ..However, more recent population-based studies suggest no protective association. We conducted a systematic review that focused on non-referral studies to reassess the role of 5-ASA for this indication...
  11. doi request reprint Outcomes of patients with Crohn's disease improved from 1988 to 2008 and were associated with increased specialist care
    Geoffrey C Nguyen
    Mount Sinai Hospital IBD Centre, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Gastroenterology 141:90-7. 2011
    ..We investigated factors that affect long-term outcomes in Crohn's disease (CD)...
  12. pmc Racial disparities in utilization of specialist care and medications in inflammatory bowel disease
    Geoffrey C Nguyen
    Mount Sinai Hospital IBD Centre, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Gastroenterol 105:2202-8. 2010
    ..Optimization of medical therapy and specialist care for inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) may reduce morbidity. We sought to characterize racial disparities in utilization of healthcare and medical therapy for IBD...
  13. doi request reprint Hospital volume as a predictor for undergoing cholecystectomy after admission for acute biliary pancreatitis
    Geoffrey C Nguyen
    Division of Gastroenterology, Mount Sinai Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Pancreas 39:e42-7. 2010
    ..We explored whether admission volumes for cholecystectomy (CCY) and pancreatitis were associated with receiving CCY after hospitalization for acute biliary pancreatitis (ABP)...
  14. doi request reprint The impact of cirrhosis and portal hypertension on mortality following colorectal surgery: a nationwide, population-based study
    Geoffrey C Nguyen
    Mount Sinai Hospital Division of Gastroenterology, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Dis Colon Rectum 52:1367-74. 2009
    ..Population-based data on outcomes associated with colorectal procedures in cirrhotic patients are sparse. We sought to assess the impact of liver cirrhosis and portal hypertension on mortality following colorectal surgery...
  15. doi request reprint Outcomes of obstetric hospitalizations among women with inflammatory bowel disease in the United States
    Geoffrey C Nguyen
    Mount Sinai IBD Centre, Mount Sinai Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 7:329-34. 2009
    ..We estimated the occurrence of pregnancies in women with CD and UC in the United States and compared outcomes between these patients and the non-inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) obstetric population...
  16. doi request reprint Increased prevalence of and associated mortality with methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus among hospitalized IBD patients
    Geoffrey C Nguyen
    Mount Sinai Hospital IBD Centre, Department of Medicine, University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Gastroenterol 105:371-7. 2010
    ..Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infection has become increasingly prevalent in US hospitals, and the impact of MRSA on hospitalized inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) patients is unknown...
  17. pmc Epidemiological trends and geographic variation in hospital admissions for diverticulitis in the United States
    Geoffrey C Nguyen
    Mount Sinai Hospital Division of Gastroenterology, University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine, Toronto, Ontario M5G 1X5, Canada
    World J Gastroenterol 17:1600-5. 2011
    ..To characterize the increasing incidence and geographic variation of acute diverticulitis...
  18. doi request reprint Racial disparities in cholecystectomy rates during hospitalizations for acute gallstone pancreatitis: a national survey
    Geoffrey C Nguyen
    Mount Sinai Hospital, University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Gastroenterol 103:2301-7. 2008
    ..Our objectives were to determine nationwide rates of adherence to these guidelines in the United States and whether this varied with race and ethnicity...
  19. doi request reprint Race is a predictor of in-hospital mortality after cholecystectomy, especially in those with portal hypertension
    Geoffrey C Nguyen
    Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 6:1146-54. 2008
    ..In this study, we characterized racial disparities in in-hospital mortality after cholecystectomy among patients with and without decompensated cirrhosis...
  20. ncbi request reprint Nationwide increase in hospitalizations and hepatitis C among inpatients with cirrhosis and sequelae of portal hypertension
    Geoffrey C Nguyen
    Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 5:1092-9. 2007
    ..Our objectives were to characterize longitudinal trends in incidence, characteristics, and outcomes of patients hospitalized with complications of portal hypertension using a nationally representative data set...
  21. doi request reprint Impact of Clostridium difficile colitis on 5-year health outcomes in patients with ulcerative colitis
    S K Murthy
    Mount Sinai Hospital IBD Centre, Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 36:1032-9. 2012
    ..We sought to determine whether CDC also impacts long-term risks of adverse health events in this population...
  22. doi request reprint Protein-calorie malnutrition as a prognostic indicator of mortality among patients hospitalized with cirrhosis and portal hypertension
    Justina Sam
    Division of Gastroenterology, Mount Sinai Hospital, University of Toronto, 600 University Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Liver Int 29:1396-402. 2009
    ..We conducted a nationwide analysis of the prevalence of protein-calorie malnutrition (PCM) in patients with cirrhosis and portal hypertension (PHTN) and to determine its mortality and economic impact...
  23. doi request reprint Characterisation of complementary and alternative medicine use and its impact on medication adherence in inflammatory bowel disease
    A V Weizman
    Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 35:342-9. 2012
    ..Complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) use among inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) patients is common. We characterised CAM utilisation and assessed its impact on medical adherence in the IBD population...
  24. ncbi request reprint The utilization of parenteral nutrition during the in-patient management of inflammatory bowel disease in the United States: a national survey
    G C Nguyen
    Mount Sinai Hospital IBD Centre, University of Toronto School of Medicine, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 26:1499-507. 2007
    ..Parenteral nutrition has a limited role in the in-patient management of inflammatory bowel disease...
  25. ncbi request reprint Racial disparities in the management of hospitalized patients with cirrhosis and complications of portal hypertension: a national study
    Geoffrey C Nguyen
    Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Hepatology 45:1282-9. 2007
    ..Further studies are warranted to elucidate the mechanisms of these exploratory findings...
  26. doi request reprint Rising prevalence of venous thromboembolism and its impact on mortality 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 103:2272-80. 2008
    ..We sought to determine nationwide, population-based trends in rates of venous thromboembolism (VTE) among hospitalized inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) patients in the United States and to determine its mortality and economic impact...
  27. ncbi request reprint Inflammatory bowel disease characteristics among African Americans, Hispanics, and non-Hispanic Whites: characterization of a large North American cohort
    Geoffrey C Nguyen
    Harvey M and Lyn P Meyerhoff Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 101:1012-23. 2006
    ..This study was undertaken to characterize racial differences in disease phenotype in a predominantly adult population...
  28. ncbi request reprint Racial and geographic variations in colectomy rates among hospitalized ulcerative colitis patients
    Geoffrey C Nguyen
    Harvey M and Lyn P Meyerhoff Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21231, USA
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 4:1507-1513. 2006
    ..Racial disparities have been described for a wide spectrum of surgical procedures. The goal of this study was to characterize racial and geographic differences in colectomy rates among hospitalized ulcerative colitis (UC) patients...
  29. doi 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...
  30. doi request reprint Volumes of liver transplant and partial hepatectomy procedures are independently associated with lower postoperative mortality following resection for hepatocellular carcinoma
    Geoffrey C Nguyen
    Mount Sinai Hospital, Division of Gastroenterology, University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Liver Transpl 15:776-81. 2009
    ....
  31. doi request reprint Nationwide prevalence and prognostic significance of clinically diagnosable protein-calorie malnutrition in hospitalized inflammatory bowel disease patients
    Geoffrey C Nguyen
    Mount Sinai Hospital IBD Centre, University of Toronto School of Medicine, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Inflamm Bowel Dis 14:1105-11. 2008
    ..We sought to determine the prevalence of clinically diagnosable malnutrition among those hospitalized for IBD throughout the United States and whether this malnutrition influenced health outcomes...
  32. pmc Patient trust-in-physician and race are predictors of adherence to medical management in inflammatory bowel disease
    Geoffrey C Nguyen
    Mount Sinai Hospital IBD Centre, University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Inflamm Bowel Dis 15:1233-9. 2009
    ..Adherence plays an important role in the therapeutic effectiveness of medical therapy in inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). We assessed whether trust-in-physician and Black race were predictors of adherence...
  33. doi request reprint Hepatitis C is a predictor of acute liver injury among hospitalizations for acetaminophen overdose in the United States: a nationwide analysis
    Geoffrey C Nguyen
    Division of Gastroenterology, Mount Sinai Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Hepatology 48:1336-41. 2008
    ..6%. Length of stay was longer in patients with HCV (4.0 versus 2.6 days, P < 0.0001). Admissions with coexistent HCV also incurred two-fold higher hospital charges than those that did not ($21,400 versus $11,400, P < 0.0001)...
  34. ncbi request reprint Colon cancer screening in 2010: an up-date
    A V Weizman
    Division of Gastroenterology, Mount Sinai Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Minerva Gastroenterol Dietol 56:181-8. 2010
    ..The current use of these tests in population-based screening programs and the most recent screening guidelines from the largest advisory groups in North America and Europe will be discussed...
  35. ncbi request reprint Rising hospitalization rates for inflammatory bowel disease in the United States between 1998 and 2004
    Geoffrey C Nguyen
    Harvey M and Lyn P Meyerhoff Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Inflamm Bowel Dis 13:1529-35. 2007
    ..We sought to determine whether nationwide rates of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) hospitalizations have increased in response to temporal trends in prevalence...
  36. ncbi request reprint Outcomes of patients with cirrhosis undergoing non-hepatic surgery: risk assessment and management
    Farida Millwala
    Hepatology Section, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    World J Gastroenterol 13:4056-63. 2007
    ....
  37. ncbi request reprint Race and health insurance are predictors of hospitalized Crohn's disease patients undergoing bowel resection
    Geoffrey C Nguyen
    Harvey M and Lyn P Meyerhoff Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Inflamm Bowel Dis 13:1408-16. 2007
    ..Crohn's disease (CD) is a chronically relapsing disorder that leads to significant morbidity and, in most cases, surgery. Our objective was to characterize health disparities in CD-related bowel resection among hospitalized CD patients...
  38. doi request reprint Nationwide patterns of hospitalizations to centers with high volume of admissions for inflammatory bowel disease and their impact on mortality
    Geoffrey C Nguyen
    Mount Sinai Hospital IBD Centre, University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Inflamm Bowel Dis 14:1688-94. 2008
    ..We sought to determine patterns of hospitalizations for inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) to centers that regularly admit high volumes of IBD patients and whether they impacted health outcomes...
  39. ncbi request reprint Community-based health preferences for proctocolectomy: a race comparison
    Geoffrey C Nguyen
    Harvey M and Lyn P Meyerhoff Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Dig Dis Sci 53:741-6. 2008
    ..32) was also similar to that in whites (0.54 +/- 0.32). We conclude that patient preferences for proctocolectomy are unlikely to be a dominant contributing factor to racial disparities in total proctocolectomy for diseases of the colon...
  40. doi request reprint Hospitalizations for inflammatory bowel disease: profile of the uninsured in the United States
    Geoffrey C Nguyen
    Mount Sinai Hospital IBD Centre, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Inflamm Bowel Dis 15:726-33. 2009
    ..Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) patients may be at increased risk for having no health insurance. Our objectives were to assess the prevalence of hospitalized IBD patients without insurance in the US and to characterize predictive factors...
  41. doi request reprint Impact of cirrhosis and liver transplant on maternal health during labor and delivery
    Sanjay K Murthy
    Division of Gastroenterology, Mount Sinai Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 7:1367-72, 1372.e1. 2009
    ..The impact of cirrhosis or prior liver transplant on maternal health during pregnancy has not been studied. We sought to characterize outcomes during labor and delivery among pregnant women with these 2 conditions...
  42. doi request reprint Liver cirrhosis is associated with venous thromboembolism among hospitalized patients in a nationwide US study
    Harry Wu
    Mount Sinai Hospital Division of Gastroenterology, University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 8:800-5. 2010
    ..Studies on the impact of liver disease on venous thromboembolism (VTE) have produced conflicting results. We assessed the risk of VTE in patients with compensated or decompensated cirrhosis...
  43. pmc Racial and geographic disparities in the use of parenteral nutrition among inflammatory bowel disease inpatients diagnosed with malnutrition in the United States
    Geoffrey C Nguyen
    Mount Sinai Hospital IBD Centre, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    JPEN J Parenter Enteral Nutr 33:563-8. 2009
    ..The objectives of this study are to determine whether disparities also exist for the use of parenteral nutrition (PN) in inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)...
  44. pmc NOD2 mutations and anti-Saccharomyces cerevisiae antibodies are risk factors for Crohn's disease in African Americans
    Themistocles Dassopoulos
    Gastroenterology Division, Department of Medicine, The Harvey M and Lyn P Meyerhoff Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21231, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 105:378-86. 2010
    ..NOD2 mutations and anti-Saccharomyces cerevisiae antibodies (ASCAs) are established risk factors of Crohn's disease (CD) in whites but have not been assessed in African-American (AA) adults with CD...
  45. pmc Phenotypic and genotypic characteristics of inflammatory bowel disease in French Canadians: comparison with a large North American repository
    Mamatha Bhat
    Division of Gastroenterology, Royal Victoria Hospital, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Am J Gastroenterol 104:2233-40. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to characterize the IBD phenotype in French Canadians, the most prominent founder population in North America...
  46. doi request reprint Survival after liver transplantation for hepatocellular carcinoma in the model for end-stage liver disease and pre-model for end-stage liver disease eras and the independent impact of hepatitis C virus
    Paul J Thuluvath
    Institute for Digestive Health and Liver Diseases, Mercy Medical Center, Baltimore, MD 21229, USA
    Liver Transpl 15:754-62. 2009
    ..HCV patients have a lower survival rate than non-HCV patients, regardless of their HCC status, but HCV has no additional negative impact on survival in patients with HCC...
  47. doi request reprint Quality and publication success of abstracts of randomized clinical trials in inflammatory bowel disease presented at Digestive Disease Week
    Dan Kottachchi
    Mount Sinai Hospital IBD Centre, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Inflamm Bowel Dis 16:993-8. 2010
    ..The incorporation of abstracts from scientific meetings into systematic reviews and practice guidelines may reduce publication bias and delays in implementing therapeutic interventions...
  48. doi request reprint Medical decision analysis for the management of unifocal, flat, low-grade dysplasia in ulcerative colitis
    Geoffrey C Nguyen
    Mount Sinai Hospital IBD Centre, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Gastrointest Endosc 69:1299-310. 2009
    ..Management of unifocal, flat, low-grade dysplasia (LGD) in ulcerative colitis (UC) remains controversial...