Alaa Rostom

Summary

Affiliation: University of Calgary
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Development and validation of a nurse-assessed patient comfort score for colonoscopy
    Alaa Rostom
    Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Gastrointest Endosc 77:255-61. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Canadian consensus guidelines on long-term nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug therapy and the need for gastroprotection: benefits versus risks
    A Rostom
    Division of Gastroenterology, University of Calgary Medical Clinic, AB, Canada
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 29:481-96. 2009
  3. ncbi request reprint Gastrointestinal safety of cyclooxygenase-2 inhibitors: a Cochrane Collaboration systematic review
    Alaa Rostom
    Division of Gastroenterology, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 5:818-28, 828.e1-5; quiz 768. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and cyclooxygenase-2 inhibitors for primary prevention of colorectal cancer: a systematic review prepared for the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force
    Alaa Rostom
    University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Ann Intern Med 146:376-89. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint The use of aspirin for primary prevention of colorectal cancer: a systematic review prepared for the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force
    Catherine Dube
    University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Ann Intern Med 146:365-75. 2007
  6. pmc Development and implementation of a comprehensive quality assurance program at a community endoscopy facility
    Robert Jay Hilsden
    Forzani and MacPhail Colon Cancer Screening Centre, Alberta Health Services, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Can J Gastroenterol 25:547-54. 2011
  7. doi request reprint International consensus recommendations on the management of patients with nonvariceal upper gastrointestinal bleeding
    Alan N Barkun
    Division of Gastroenterology, Montreal General Hospital Site, McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Ann Intern Med 152:101-13. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint A randomized prospective trial comparing different regimens of oral sodium phosphate and polyethylene glycol-based lavage solution in the preparation of patients for colonoscopy
    Alaa Rostom
    Division of Gastroenterology, The Ottawa Hospital, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada
    Gastrointest Endosc 64:544-52. 2006
  9. pmc Prevention of NSAID-related upper gastrointestinal toxicity: a meta-analysis of traditional NSAIDs with gastroprotection and COX-2 inhibitors
    Alaa Rostom
    University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Drug Healthc Patient Saf 1:47-71. 2009
  10. pmc Training the endoscopy trainer: from general principles to specific concepts
    Sylvain Coderre
    Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, University of Calgary, Alberta
    Can J Gastroenterol 24:700-4. 2010

Detail Information

Publications21

  1. doi request reprint Development and validation of a nurse-assessed patient comfort score for colonoscopy
    Alaa Rostom
    Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Gastrointest Endosc 77:255-61. 2013
    ..Comfort during colonoscopy is a critical component of safety and quality...
  2. doi request reprint Canadian consensus guidelines on long-term nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug therapy and the need for gastroprotection: benefits versus risks
    A Rostom
    Division of Gastroenterology, University of Calgary Medical Clinic, AB, Canada
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 29:481-96. 2009
    ..Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) are widely used, but are not without risks...
  3. ncbi request reprint Gastrointestinal safety of cyclooxygenase-2 inhibitors: a Cochrane Collaboration systematic review
    Alaa Rostom
    Division of Gastroenterology, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 5:818-28, 828.e1-5; quiz 768. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the upper gastrointestinal (GI) harms of the long-term use of COX-2s, compared with nonselective NSAIDs and placebo, in arthritis sufferers...
  4. ncbi request reprint Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and cyclooxygenase-2 inhibitors for primary prevention of colorectal cancer: a systematic review prepared for the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force
    Alaa Rostom
    University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Ann Intern Med 146:376-89. 2007
    ..To examine the benefits and harms of nonaspirin (non-ASA) nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) and cyclooxygenase (COX-2) inhibitors for the prevention of colorectal cancer (CRC) and adenoma...
  5. ncbi request reprint The use of aspirin for primary prevention of colorectal cancer: a systematic review prepared for the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force
    Catherine Dube
    University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Ann Intern Med 146:365-75. 2007
    ..Aspirin for prevention of colorectal cancer is controversial...
  6. pmc Development and implementation of a comprehensive quality assurance program at a community endoscopy facility
    Robert Jay Hilsden
    Forzani and MacPhail Colon Cancer Screening Centre, Alberta Health Services, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Can J Gastroenterol 25:547-54. 2011
    ..QA activities include monitoring the patient experience through surveys, creating endoscopist report cards on colonoscopy performance, tracking and evaluating adverse events and monitoring wait times...
  7. doi request reprint International consensus recommendations on the management of patients with nonvariceal upper gastrointestinal bleeding
    Alan N Barkun
    Division of Gastroenterology, Montreal General Hospital Site, McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Ann Intern Med 152:101-13. 2010
    ..A multidisciplinary group of 34 experts from 15 countries developed this update and expansion of the recommendations on the management of acute nonvariceal upper gastrointestinal bleeding (UGIB) from 2003...
  8. ncbi request reprint A randomized prospective trial comparing different regimens of oral sodium phosphate and polyethylene glycol-based lavage solution in the preparation of patients for colonoscopy
    Alaa Rostom
    Division of Gastroenterology, The Ottawa Hospital, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada
    Gastrointest Endosc 64:544-52. 2006
    ..Regulatory agencies have warned clinicians regarding the risk of electrolyte abnormalities if more than two 45-mL bottles of oral sodium phosphate (NaP) solution are administered within a 24-hour period...
  9. pmc Prevention of NSAID-related upper gastrointestinal toxicity: a meta-analysis of traditional NSAIDs with gastroprotection and COX-2 inhibitors
    Alaa Rostom
    University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Drug Healthc Patient Saf 1:47-71. 2009
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  10. pmc Training the endoscopy trainer: from general principles to specific concepts
    Sylvain Coderre
    Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, University of Calgary, Alberta
    Can J Gastroenterol 24:700-4. 2010
    ..The present article challenges national gastroenterology organizations to embrace these concepts in structured, outcome-based educational programs...
  11. doi request reprint Teaching in small portions dispersed over time enhances long-term knowledge retention
    Maitreyi Raman
    University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta T2N4N1, Canada
    Med Teach 32:250-5. 2010
    ..A primary goal of education is to promote long-term knowledge storage and retrieval...
  12. doi request reprint Prevalence of adenomas and colorectal cancer in average risk individuals: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Steven J Heitman
    Department of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 7:1272-8. 2009
    ..The objectives of our study were to determine the pooled prevalence of adenomas and colorectal cancer, as well as nonadvanced and advanced adenomas, among average risk North Americans...
  13. ncbi request reprint A Canadian clinical practice algorithm for the management of patients with nonvariceal upper gastrointestinal bleeding
    Alan Barkun
    Department of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Can J Gastroenterol 18:605-9. 2004
    ..To use current evidence-based recommendations to provide a user-friendly clinical algorithm for the management of upper gastrointestinal bleeding, adapted to the Canadian environment...
  14. pmc Colometer: a real-time quality feedback system for screening colonoscopy
    Dobromir Filip
    Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB T2N 1N4, Canada
    World J Gastroenterol 18:4270-7. 2012
    ..To investigate the performance of a new software-based colonoscopy quality assessment system...
  15. ncbi request reprint Validation of a new scale for the assessment of bowel preparation quality
    Alaa Rostom
    Division of Gastroenterology, The Ottawa Hospital Civic Campus, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada
    Gastrointest Endosc 59:482-6. 2004
    ..A new colonoscopy bowel preparation scale (the Ottawa bowel preparation scale) was developed and validated prospectively...
  16. doi request reprint Evidence of endothelial dysfunction in patients with inflammatory bowel disease
    Idan Roifman
    Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 7:175-82. 2009
    ..The purpose of our study was to assess endothelial function in patients with IBD...
  17. pmc Does one pill a day keep the colonoscopist away?
    Alaa Rostom
    Can J Gastroenterol 22:545-6. 2008
  18. pmc 2007 Canadian Association of Gastroenterology Educational Needs Assessment Report
    Alaa Rostom
    Canadian Association of Gastroenterology
    Can J Gastroenterol 21:519-21. 2007
  19. ncbi request reprint Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and hepatic toxicity: a systematic review of randomized controlled trials in arthritis patients
    Alaa Rostom
    University of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 3:489-98. 2005
    ..Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) might cause hepatic side effects, but the frequency of these laboratory and clinical side effects is uncertain...
  20. pmc Gaps in the evaluation and monitoring of new pharmaceuticals: proposal for a different approach
    Andreas Laupacis
    Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto Ont
    CMAJ 169:1167-70. 2003
  21. ncbi request reprint A randomized trial of a computerized versus an audio-booklet decision aid for women considering post-menopausal hormone replacement therapy
    Alaa Rostom
    Department of Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa Hospital, Civic Campus, 1053 Carling Avenue, Ont, Ottawa, Canada K1Y 4E9
    Patient Educ Couns 46:67-74. 2002
    ..019). The results of this study have implications for future DA design, and other areas where patient Kn and understanding are important, such as in the setting of informed consent...