Eldon Shaffer

Summary

Affiliation: University of Calgary
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi Nonalcoholic steatohepatitis: more than just being fat
    Eldon A Shaffer
    Can J Gastroenterol 16:318-21. 2002
  2. ncbi Cholestasis: the ABCs of cellular mechanisms for impaired bile secretion--transporters and genes
    Eldon A Shaffer
    Division of Gastroenterology, Health Science Centre, University of Calgary, 3330 Hospital Drive NW, Calgary, Alberta T2N 4N1, Canada
    Can J Gastroenterol 16:380-9. 2002
  3. ncbi Gallstone disease: Epidemiology of gallbladder stone disease
    Eldon A Shaffer
    Division of Gastroenterology, Health Science Centre, University of Calgary, 3330 Hospital Dr SW, Calgary, Alberta T2N4N1, Canada
    Best Pract Res Clin Gastroenterol 20:981-96. 2006
  4. pmc Epidemiology of gallbladder disease: cholelithiasis and cancer
    Laura M Stinton
    Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada
    Gut Liver 6:172-87. 2012
  5. pmc Pneumatosis Coli Associated with Pseudomembranous Colitis in a Patient following Colonic Surgery
    Jennifer Bailey
    Division of Gastroenterology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Calgary, Teaching Research and Wellness Building, Room 6D48, 3280 Hospital Dr NW, Calgary, AB, Canada T2N4N1
    Case Report Med 2010:138369. 2010
  6. pmc Increased cholinergic contractions of jejunal smooth muscle caused by a high cholesterol diet are prevented by the 5-HT4 agonist--tegaserod
    Ronald Mathison
    Department of Physiology and Biophysics, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, T2N 4N1, Canada
    BMC Gastroenterol 6:8. 2006
  7. ncbi Gallstone disease: current therapeutic practice
    Chad I Williams
    Eldon A Shaffer, MD, FRCP Division of Gastroenterology, University of Calgary, Translational Research and Wellness Building, Room 6D29, 3280 Hospital Drive NW, Calgary, Alberta T2N4N1, Canada
    Curr Treat Options Gastroenterol 11:71-7. 2008
  8. ncbi Bariatric surgery: a promising solution for nonalcoholic steatohepatitis in the very obese
    Eldon A Shaffer
    Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    J Clin Gastroenterol 40:S44-50. 2006
  9. ncbi Can MRCP replace ERCP in the diagnosis of congenital bile-duct cysts?
    Eldon Shaffer
    Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine at the University of Calgary, AB, Canada
    Nat Clin Pract Gastroenterol Hepatol 3:76-7. 2006
  10. ncbi Epidemiology and risk factors for gallstone disease: has the paradigm changed in the 21st century?
    Eldon A Shaffer
    Faculty of Medicine, GI Division, University of Calgary, Canada
    Curr Gastroenterol Rep 7:132-40. 2005

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Publications20

  1. ncbi Nonalcoholic steatohepatitis: more than just being fat
    Eldon A Shaffer
    Can J Gastroenterol 16:318-21. 2002
  2. ncbi Cholestasis: the ABCs of cellular mechanisms for impaired bile secretion--transporters and genes
    Eldon A Shaffer
    Division of Gastroenterology, Health Science Centre, University of Calgary, 3330 Hospital Drive NW, Calgary, Alberta T2N 4N1, Canada
    Can J Gastroenterol 16:380-9. 2002
    ..This review identifies the basic physiology of bile production and the actions of the key transporters, indicates the clinical relevance and possible treatments of transport disorders, and provides an illustrative case...
  3. ncbi Gallstone disease: Epidemiology of gallbladder stone disease
    Eldon A Shaffer
    Division of Gastroenterology, Health Science Centre, University of Calgary, 3330 Hospital Dr SW, Calgary, Alberta T2N4N1, Canada
    Best Pract Res Clin Gastroenterol 20:981-96. 2006
    ..The only established dietary risk is a high caloric intake. Protective factors include diets containing fibre, vegetable protein, nuts, calcium, vitamin C, coffee and alcohol, plus physical activity...
  4. pmc Epidemiology of gallbladder disease: cholelithiasis and cancer
    Laura M Stinton
    Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada
    Gut Liver 6:172-87. 2012
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  5. pmc Pneumatosis Coli Associated with Pseudomembranous Colitis in a Patient following Colonic Surgery
    Jennifer Bailey
    Division of Gastroenterology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Calgary, Teaching Research and Wellness Building, Room 6D48, 3280 Hospital Dr NW, Calgary, AB, Canada T2N4N1
    Case Report Med 2010:138369. 2010
    ..Consideration should be given to pseudomembranous colitis as the basis for pneumatosis coli developing in patients who have received antibiotics, once gut ischemia has been ruled out...
  6. pmc Increased cholinergic contractions of jejunal smooth muscle caused by a high cholesterol diet are prevented by the 5-HT4 agonist--tegaserod
    Ronald Mathison
    Department of Physiology and Biophysics, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, T2N 4N1, Canada
    BMC Gastroenterol 6:8. 2006
    ..In this study we examined the effect of tegaserod on cholesterol-induced changes in the contractile responses of intestinal smooth muscle...
  7. ncbi Gallstone disease: current therapeutic practice
    Chad I Williams
    Eldon A Shaffer, MD, FRCP Division of Gastroenterology, University of Calgary, Translational Research and Wellness Building, Room 6D29, 3280 Hospital Drive NW, Calgary, Alberta T2N4N1, Canada
    Curr Treat Options Gastroenterol 11:71-7. 2008
    ..Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography with endoscopic sphincterotomy represents the therapeutic cornerstone for managing severe pancreatitis and cholangitis...
  8. ncbi Bariatric surgery: a promising solution for nonalcoholic steatohepatitis in the very obese
    Eldon A Shaffer
    Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    J Clin Gastroenterol 40:S44-50. 2006
    ..These promising procedures will undoubtedly increase and constitute the major therapeutic modality for those who are severely obese...
  9. ncbi Can MRCP replace ERCP in the diagnosis of congenital bile-duct cysts?
    Eldon Shaffer
    Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine at the University of Calgary, AB, Canada
    Nat Clin Pract Gastroenterol Hepatol 3:76-7. 2006
  10. ncbi Epidemiology and risk factors for gallstone disease: has the paradigm changed in the 21st century?
    Eldon A Shaffer
    Faculty of Medicine, GI Division, University of Calgary, Canada
    Curr Gastroenterol Rep 7:132-40. 2005
    ..Our abundant access to food places us at the increased risk of obesity and cholelithiasis. The general rise in obesity in many countries raises the specter of heightened disease, best identified by epidemiologic studies...
  11. ncbi Acalculous biliary pain: new concepts for an old entity
    E Shaffer
    Division of Gastroenterology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Calgary, Health Science Centre, 3330 Hospital Drive NW, Calgary, Alta, Canada T2N 4N1
    Dig Liver Dis 35:S20-5. 2003
    ..Nonetheless, functional biliary pain in the absence of gallstone disease is a definite entity and a challenge for clinicians...
  12. pmc The association between celiac disease and eosinophilic esophagitis in children and adults
    Michael J Stewart
    Division of Gastroenterology, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    BMC Gastroenterol 13:96. 2013
    ..An association between eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE) and celiac disease (CD) has been suggested in the literature. Our aim was to confirm and quantify the association between these two diseases...
  13. pmc Effects of tegaserod on bile composition and hepatic secretion in Richardson ground squirrels on an enriched cholesterol diet
    Ronald Mathison
    Department of Physiology and Biophysics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, 2N 4N1, Canada
    Lipids Health Dis 5:15. 2006
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  14. ncbi The battle against the obesity epidemic: is bariatric surgery the perfect weapon?
    Shahzeer Karmali
    Department of Surgery, Division of General Surgery, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada
    Clin Invest Med 28:147-56. 2005
    ..Hence, organizations such as the National Institutes of Health and the Surgeon General of the U.S. are urging development of new strategies to curb this epidemic...
  15. ncbi Changes in gallbladder motility and gallstone formation following laparoscopic gastric banding for morbid obestity
    Bilal O Al-Jiffry
    Departmentof General and Digestive Surgery, Flinders University of South Australia, Adelaide, Australia
    Can J Gastroenterol 17:169-74. 2003
    ..Morbid obesity is associated with cholesterol gallstone formation, a risk compounded by rapid weight loss. Laparoscopic gastric banding allows for a measured rate of weight loss, but the subsequent risk for developing gallstones is unknown...
  16. pmc The hot air and cold facts of dietary fibre
    Carla S Coffin
    Division of Gastroenterology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada
    Can J Gastroenterol 20:255-6. 2006
  17. ncbi Effects of bioactive agents on biliary motor function
    Charmaine M Woods
    Department of General and Digestive Surgery, Flinders University of South Australia, Adelaide, Australia 5042
    Curr Gastroenterol Rep 5:154-9. 2003
    ....
  18. ncbi Simmering innards: Does irritable bowel syndrome have an immunological basis?
    Christopher N Andrews
    Can J Gastroenterol 18:601-3. 2004
  19. ncbi Gallbladder polyps: epidemiology, natural history and management
    Robert P Myers
    Division of Gastroenterology, University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada
    Can J Gastroenterol 16:187-94. 2002
    ..Novel imaging techniques, including endoscopic ultrasonography and enhanced computed tomography, may aid in the differential diagnosis of these lesions and permit expectant management...