Alaa Rostom

Summary

Affiliation: University of Ottawa
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. 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
  2. ncbi request reprint The diagnostic accuracy of serologic tests for celiac disease: a systematic review
    Alaa Rostom
    Gastrointestinal Clinical Research Unit, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada
    Gastroenterology 128:S38-46. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint The prevalence of celiac disease in average-risk and at-risk Western European populations: a systematic review
    Catherine Dube
    Gastrointestinal Clinical Research Unit, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Gastroenterology 128:S57-67. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Consequences of testing for celiac disease
    Ann Cranney
    Ottawa Health Research Institute, Ottawa, Canada
    Gastroenterology 128:S109-20. 2005
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. pmc Upper gastrointestinal bleeding secondary to an aberrant right subclavian artery-esophageal fistula: a case report and review of the literature
    Adam Millar
    Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada
    Can J Gastroenterol 21:389-92. 2007
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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

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Publications13

  1. 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...
  2. ncbi request reprint The diagnostic accuracy of serologic tests for celiac disease: a systematic review
    Alaa Rostom
    Gastrointestinal Clinical Research Unit, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada
    Gastroenterology 128:S38-46. 2005
    ..If true, the nearly perfect negative predictive value of these tests would drop. The positive predictive value of these tests is likely lower than reported when the tests are applied in low-prevalence populations...
  3. ncbi request reprint The prevalence of celiac disease in average-risk and at-risk Western European populations: a systematic review
    Catherine Dube
    Gastrointestinal Clinical Research Unit, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Gastroenterology 128:S57-67. 2005
    ..The prevalence is higher still in high-risk groups. Clinicians in a variety of specialties should have a high index of suspicion for the diagnosis of CD and in particular need to pay close attention to the identified high-risk groups...
  4. ncbi request reprint Consequences of testing for celiac disease
    Ann Cranney
    Ottawa Health Research Institute, Ottawa, Canada
    Gastroenterology 128:S109-20. 2005
    ..The literature suggests that compliance is less than ideal in these individuals, especially if diagnosed when adults. Long-term outcomes have not been extensively studied in those with silent CD...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. pmc Upper gastrointestinal bleeding secondary to an aberrant right subclavian artery-esophageal fistula: a case report and review of the literature
    Adam Millar
    Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada
    Can J Gastroenterol 21:389-92. 2007
    ..A high index of suspicion is needed to make the diagnosis. This condition should be considered in patients with risk factors combined with hemodynamically significant gastrointestinal bleeding...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. 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
  11. ncbi request reprint American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) Institute technical review on the diagnosis and management of celiac disease
    Alaa Rostom
    Division of Gastroenterology, Foothills Medical Centre, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Gastroenterology 131:1981-2002. 2006
  12. 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...
  13. pmc 2007 Canadian Association of Gastroenterology Educational Needs Assessment Report
    Alaa Rostom
    Canadian Association of Gastroenterology
    Can J Gastroenterol 21:519-21. 2007