Harminder Singh

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Affiliation: University of Manitoba
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Risk of developing colorectal cancer following a negative colonoscopy examination: evidence for a 10-year interval between colonoscopies
    Harminder Singh
    Department of Internal Medicine, Cancer Care Manitoba, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg
    JAMA 295:2366-73. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Colonoscopic screening for colorectal cancer
    Harminder Singh
    JAMA 296:2438; author reply 2438-9. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Acute myocardial infarction secondary to myocardial bridge treated with drug-eluting stent
    Harminder Singh
    Department of Cardiology, Military Hospital, Pune
    Indian Heart J 57:734-7. 2005
  4. doi request reprint Time trends in colon cancer incidence and distribution and lower gastrointestinal endoscopy utilization in Manitoba
    Harminder Singh
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    Am J Gastroenterol 103:1249-56. 2008
  5. doi request reprint Risk of colorectal cancer after diagnosis of endometrial cancer: a population-based study
    Harminder Singh
    University of Manitoba and CancerCare Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    J Clin Oncol 31:2010-5. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Exposure to bisphosphonates and risk of colorectal cancer: a population-based nested case-control study
    Harminder Singh
    Internal Medicine, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    Cancer 118:1236-43. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Predictors of colorectal cancer after negative colonoscopy: a population-based study
    Harminder Singh
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    Am J Gastroenterol 105:663-73; quiz 674. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Long-term use of statins and risk of colorectal cancer: a population-based study
    Harminder Singh
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    Am J Gastroenterol 104:3015-23. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Colonoscopy and its complications across a Canadian regional health authority
    Harminder Singh
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    Gastrointest Endosc 69:665-71. 2009
  10. pmc Wait times from presentation to treatment for colorectal cancer: a population-based study
    H Singh
    University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada
    Can J Gastroenterol 24:33-9. 2010

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  1. ncbi request reprint Risk of developing colorectal cancer following a negative colonoscopy examination: evidence for a 10-year interval between colonoscopies
    Harminder Singh
    Department of Internal Medicine, Cancer Care Manitoba, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg
    JAMA 295:2366-73. 2006
    ..Limited evidence exists to guide the optimal frequency of repeat endoscopic examination for colorectal cancer screening after a negative colonoscopy...
  2. ncbi request reprint Colonoscopic screening for colorectal cancer
    Harminder Singh
    JAMA 296:2438; author reply 2438-9. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Acute myocardial infarction secondary to myocardial bridge treated with drug-eluting stent
    Harminder Singh
    Department of Cardiology, Military Hospital, Pune
    Indian Heart J 57:734-7. 2005
    ..The patient was treated with drug-eluting stent under intravascular ultrasound guidance with good result over 6 months follow-up...
  4. doi request reprint Time trends in colon cancer incidence and distribution and lower gastrointestinal endoscopy utilization in Manitoba
    Harminder Singh
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    Am J Gastroenterol 103:1249-56. 2008
    ..The aim of our study was to determine the concomitant trends in right-sided colon cancer incidence and utilization of colonoscopy and flexible sigmoidoscopy (FS) in Manitoba...
  5. doi request reprint Risk of colorectal cancer after diagnosis of endometrial cancer: a population-based study
    Harminder Singh
    University of Manitoba and CancerCare Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    J Clin Oncol 31:2010-5. 2013
    ..Site-specific risk of colorectal cancer (CRC) among survivors of endometrial cancer (EC) is not known. The objective of the present study was to assess the risk of CRC (overall and subsite specific) among EC survivors...
  6. doi request reprint Exposure to bisphosphonates and risk of colorectal cancer: a population-based nested case-control study
    Harminder Singh
    Internal Medicine, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    Cancer 118:1236-43. 2012
    ..Preclinical studies suggest that bisphosphonates (BPs) may have direct antitumour effects against CRC. The objective of this study was to determine the effect of exposure to BPs on the incidence of CRC...
  7. doi request reprint Predictors of colorectal cancer after negative colonoscopy: a population-based study
    Harminder Singh
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    Am J Gastroenterol 105:663-73; quiz 674. 2010
    ..There are no data on predictors of developing colorectal cancer (CRC) after a negative colonoscopy in usual clinical practice. We evaluated gender differences and predictors of CRC occurring after a negative colonoscopy...
  8. doi request reprint Long-term use of statins and risk of colorectal cancer: a population-based study
    Harminder Singh
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    Am J Gastroenterol 104:3015-23. 2009
    ..We conducted a population-based cohort study to determine the effect of long-term regular use of statins on the risk of colorectal cancer (CRC)...
  9. doi request reprint Colonoscopy and its complications across a Canadian regional health authority
    Harminder Singh
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    Gastrointest Endosc 69:665-71. 2009
    ..Defining the complication rate of endoscopy performed across an entire city will capture usual as opposed to referral center data...
  10. pmc Wait times from presentation to treatment for colorectal cancer: a population-based study
    H Singh
    University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada
    Can J Gastroenterol 24:33-9. 2010
    ..The wait time from cancer diagnosis to treatment has been a recent focus of cancer care in Canada...
  11. doi request reprint Risk of cervical abnormalities in women with inflammatory bowel disease: a population-based nested case-control study
    Harminder Singh
    Internal Medicine, and the University of Manitoba IBD Clinical and Research Centre, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    Gastroenterology 136:451-8. 2009
    ..We evaluated the risk of cervical abnormalities in women with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) in a population-based, nested, case-control study...
  12. doi request reprint The reduction in colorectal cancer mortality after colonoscopy varies by site of the cancer
    Harminder Singh
    Internal Medicine and University of Manitoba IBD Clinical and Research Centre, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    Gastroenterology 139:1128-37. 2010
    ..There are limited data on mortality from colorectal cancer (CRC) among patients who have received colonoscopy examinations. We sought to determine CRC mortality among persons undergoing colonoscopies compared with the general population...
  13. pmc An assessment of endoscopic and concomitant management of acute variceal bleeding at a tertiary care centre
    H Singh
    Section of Gastroenterology, University of Manitoba, 715 McDermot Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    Can J Gastroenterol 21:85-90. 2007
    ..Several therapies have been demonstrated to be beneficial in the management of acute variceal bleeding (AVB). The aim of the present study was to characterize the use of these therapies at a Canadian tertiary care centre...
  14. pmc Predictors of serious complications associated with lower gastrointestinal endoscopy in a major city-wide health region
    Harminder Singh
    Section of Gastroenterology, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    Can J Gastroenterol 24:425-30. 2010
    ..There are limited data regarding complications associated with colonoscopy and flexible sigmoidoscopy in usual clinical practice in Canada...
  15. doi request reprint Rate and predictors of early/missed colorectal cancers after colonoscopy in Manitoba: a population-based study
    Harminder Singh
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    Am J Gastroenterol 105:2588-96. 2010
    ..In this population-based study, we investigated the rate and predictors of CRCs diagnosed within 3 years of a colonoscopy...
  16. doi request reprint Screening for cervical and breast cancer among women with inflammatory bowel disease: a population-based study
    Harminder Singh
    Internal Medicine, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    Inflamm Bowel Dis 17:1741-50. 2011
    ..Immunosuppressant medications used to manage IBD may increase the risk of cervical cancer precursor lesions...
  17. doi request reprint Increased risk of nonmelanoma skin cancers among individuals with inflammatory bowel disease
    Harminder Singh
    Internal Medicine, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    Gastroenterology 141:1612-20. 2011
    ..There are limited data on the risk of nonmelanoma skin cancer (NMSC) among individuals with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), including those with or without exposure to immunosuppressant medications...
  18. doi request reprint Longer waiting times for patients undergoing colorectal cancer surgery are not associated with decreased survival
    Ramzi M Helewa
    The University of Manitoba, Department of Surgery, Winnipeg, Manitoba
    J Surg Oncol 108:378-84. 2013
    ..Wait times are a growing concern in Canada's publicly-funded healthcare system. We sought to determine if increased wait times for colorectal cancer (CRC) treatments resulted in worse outcomes...
  19. pmc Does geography influence the treatment and outcomes of colorectal cancer? A population-based analysis
    Ramzi M Helewa
    Department of Surgery, University of Manitoba, AE101 820 Sherbrook Street, Winnipeg, MB R3A 1R9, Canada
    World J Surg Oncol 11:140. 2013
    ..We sought to determine if regional differences existed in the quality of colorectal cancer care in a publicly funded health care system...
  20. doi request reprint Incidence of right-sided colorectal cancer after breast cancer: a population-based study
    L Y L Tang
    Internal Medicine, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB, Canada
    Am J Gastroenterol 104:1213-20. 2009
    ..Our objective was to determine the incidence of right-sided colorectal cancer (CRC) after the diagnosis of breast cancer...
  21. pmc Trends in time to diagnosis of colon cancer and impact on clinical outcomes
    Harminder Singh
    Department of Epidemiology and Cancer Registry, Winnipeg, Manitoba
    Can J Gastroenterol 26:877-80. 2012
    ..No previous Canadian study has evaluated the association between time to CRC diagnosis and clinical outcomes...
  22. doi request reprint The practice of gastrostomy tube placement across a Canadian regional health authority
    Deepak Pruthi
    Internal Medicine, University of Manitoba, 805 715 McDermot Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3E3P4, Canada
    Am J Gastroenterol 105:1541-50. 2010
    ..We sought to conduct an assessment of the practice of gastrostomy (G) tube placement across an entire city, which would reflect usual clinical care as compared with referral center practice...
  23. pmc Concordance with ASCO guidelines for surveillance after colorectal cancer treatment: a population-based analysis
    Jeffrey J Sisler
    University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    J Oncol Pract 8:e69-79. 2012
    ..Intensive surveillance after curative treatment of colorectal cancer (CRC) is associated with improved overall survival. This study examined concordance with the 2005 ASCO surveillance guidelines at the population level...
  24. doi request reprint Pathological reassessment of hyperplastic colon polyps in a city-wide pathology practice: implications for polyp surveillance recommendations
    Harminder Singh
    Internal Medicine, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    Gastrointest Endosc 76:1003-8. 2012
    ..On the other hand, recent guidelines such as those from the European Union consider HPs of limited clinical significance...
  25. doi request reprint The epidemiology of colectomy in ulcerative colitis: results from a population-based cohort
    Laura E Targownik
    Section of Gastroenterology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Manitoba IBD Clinical and Research Centre, Winnipeg, Canada
    Am J Gastroenterol 107:1228-35. 2012
    ..We sought to determine the incidence of colectomy in UC and identify risk factors associated with early colectomy (EC) and late colectomy (LC)...
  26. ncbi request reprint Symptoms of obstructive sleep apnea in patients with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease
    Harminder Singh
    Section of Hepatology, Department of Medicine University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    Dig Dis Sci 50:2338-43. 2005
    ..Approximately one-half of NAFLD patients, whether NAFL or NASH, have SOSA. Further studies are required to determine whether a causal link exists between NAFLD and OSA...
  27. doi request reprint Peritonitis after gastrostomy tube replacement: a case series and review of literature
    Mohammad R Taheri
    Internal Medicine, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    JPEN J Parenter Enteral Nutr 35:56-60. 2011
    ..This report describes the complication of intraperitoneal placement and the development of peritonitis after replacement of an established PEG tube and reviews the pertinent world literature...
  28. pmc Survey of clinical nutrition practices of Canadian gastroenterologists
    Harminder Singh
    Department of Medicine, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba
    Can J Gastroenterol 20:527-30. 2006
    ..The aim of the present study was to determine the practice pattern of gastroenterologists in clinical nutrition and their perceived adequacy of nutrition training during their gastroenterology (GI) fellowship...
  29. ncbi request reprint Quantitative hepatic phosphorus-31 magnetic resonance spectroscopy in compensated and decompensated cirrhosis
    I R Corbin
    John Buhler Research Centre, 803F 715 McDermot Ave, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol 287:G379-84. 2004
    ..These findings provide new insights into the pathophysiology of hepatic decompensation...
  30. doi request reprint Association between spring season of birth and Crohn's disease
    Souradet Y Shaw
    Inflammatory Bowel Disease Clinical and Research Centre, University of Manitoba, Manitoba, Canada Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Manitoba, Manitoba, Canada
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 12:277-82. 2014
    ..We investigated the relationship between season of birth, early childhood exposure to antibiotics, and incidence of IBD...
  31. pmc Pyogenic granuloma: an unusual cause of massive gastrointestinal bleeding from the small bowel
    Dana C Moffatt
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    Can J Gastroenterol 23:261-4. 2009
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  32. doi request reprint Different study designs in the epidemiology of cancer: case-control vs. cohort studies
    Harminder Singh
    Department of Medicine, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB, Canada
    Methods Mol Biol 471:217-25. 2009
    ..This chapter provides historical perspectives, description of the traditional and variant designs of case-control and cohort studies, and the relative advantages and disadvantages of these study designs...
  33. pmc Patient satisfaction with the endoscopy experience and willingness to return in a central Canadian health region
    Russell Loftus
    Internal Medicine, University of Manitoba, Canada
    Can J Gastroenterol 27:259-66. 2013
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  34. pmc A survey of the practice of after-hours and emergency endoscopy in Canada
    Karuppan Chetty Muthiah
    Internal Medicine, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, British Columbia
    Can J Gastroenterol 26:871-6. 2012
    ..To determine staffing and practice patterns for after-hours endoscopy service in Canada...
  35. pmc The cost-effectiveness of colonic stenting as a bridge to curative surgery in patients with acute left-sided malignant colonic obstruction: a Canadian perspective
    Harminder Singh
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg
    Can J Gastroenterol 20:779-85. 2006
    ..The aim of the present study was to determine the most cost-effective strategy in a Canadian setting. patients and..
  36. ncbi request reprint Malnutrition is prevalent in hospitalized medical patients: are housestaff identifying the malnourished patient?
    Harminder Singh
    Department of Medicine, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    Nutrition 22:350-4. 2006
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  37. pmc A survey of sedation practices for colonoscopy in Canada
    Peter Porostocky
    Department of Internal Medicine, Section of Gastroenterlogy, Universityof Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba
    Can J Gastroenterol 25:255-60. 2011
    ..There are limited data regarding the use of sedation for colonoscopy and concomitant monitoring practices in different countries...
  38. pmc Propofol use for sedation during endoscopy in adults: a Canadian Association of Gastroenterology position statement
    Michael F Byrne
    University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    Can J Gastroenterol 22:457-9. 2008
    ..In the present article, the Clinical Affairs Committee of the Canadian Association of Gastroenterology presents a position statement, incorporating updated information on the use of propofol sedation for endoscopy in adult patients...
  39. ncbi request reprint Angioplasty of congenital pulmonary vein stenosis
    Harminder Singh
    Department of Cardiology, Military Hospital, Pune
    Indian Heart J 57:709-12. 2005
    ..The patient was treated by balloon angioplasty and is well at 6 months post-treatment follow-up. The etiology of pulmonary vein stenosis in this case is difficult to ascertain, but is likely to be congenital...
  40. ncbi request reprint Congenital atresia of left main coronary artery
    Charanjit Singh
    Department of Cardiology, Military Hospital, Pune
    Indian Heart J 57:255-7. 2005
    ..Despite collaterals, the left anterior descending and left circumflex arteries were rudimentary. Poor size of left-sided arteries precluded any surgical revascularization which is the treatment of choice in this rare entity...