Shahzeer Karmali

Summary

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Sleeve gastrectomy and type 2 diabetes mellitus: a systematic review
    Richdeep S Gill
    Department of Surgery, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Surg Obes Relat Dis 6:707-13. 2010
  2. pmc Endoscopic revision (StomaphyX) versus formal surgical revision (gastric bypass) for failed vertical band gastroplasty
    Johan Bolton
    Department of Surgery, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada T6G 2B7
    J Obes 2013:108507. 2013
  3. pmc Predictors of attrition in a multidisciplinary adult weight management clinic
    Richdeep S Gill
    The Department of Surgery, University of Alberta, 10240 Kingsway Avenue, Edmonton, AB
    Can J Surg 55:239-43. 2012
  4. pmc Complications associated with adjustable gastric banding for morbid obesity: a surgeon's guides
    Iyad Eid
    The Centre for Advancement of Minimally Invasive Surgery, Department of Surgery, Division of General Surgery, University of Alberta, 10240 Kingsway Avenue, Edmonton, Alberta
    Can J Surg 54:61-6. 2011
  5. pmc Health status, quality of life, and satisfaction of patients awaiting multidisciplinary bariatric care
    Raj S Padwal
    Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, 2F1, 26 Walter C, Mackenzie Health Sciences Centre, 8440 112th Street, Edmonton, AB T6G 2B7, Canada
    BMC Health Serv Res 12:139. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Single-incision appendectomy is comparable to conventional laparoscopic appendectomy: a systematic review and pooled analysis
    Richdeep S Gill
    Department of Surgery, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB Canada
    Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 22:319-27. 2012
  7. doi request reprint A review of laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy for morbid obesity
    Xinzhe Shi
    Centre for Advancement of Minimally Invasive Surgery CAMIS, Royal Alexandra Hospital, 10240 Kingsway Ave, Edmonton, AB T5H 3V9, Canada
    Obes Surg 20:1171-7. 2010
  8. pmc Managing complications associated with laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass for morbid obesity
    P S Griffith
    The Department of Surgery, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Can J Surg 55:329-36. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Effect of gastric bypass surgery on azithromycin oral bioavailability
    Raj S Padwal
    Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    J Antimicrob Chemother 67:2203-6. 2012
  10. doi request reprint The impact of sleeve gastrectomy on hypertension: a systematic review
    Kourosh Sarkhosh
    Center for the Advancement of Minimally Invasive Surgery, Royal Alexandra Hospital, 10240 Kingsway, Edmonton, AB T5H 3 V9, Canada
    Obes Surg 22:832-7. 2012

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Publications41

  1. doi request reprint Sleeve gastrectomy and type 2 diabetes mellitus: a systematic review
    Richdeep S Gill
    Department of Surgery, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Surg Obes Relat Dis 6:707-13. 2010
    ..The objective of the present study was to systematically review the effect of LSG on type 2 DM...
  2. pmc Endoscopic revision (StomaphyX) versus formal surgical revision (gastric bypass) for failed vertical band gastroplasty
    Johan Bolton
    Department of Surgery, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada T6G 2B7
    J Obes 2013:108507. 2013
    ..Weight regain secondary to VBG pouch dilation is a typical referral for Bariatric surgeons. In this study we compare an endoluminal pouch reduction (Stomaphyx) to RYGB for revision...
  3. pmc Predictors of attrition in a multidisciplinary adult weight management clinic
    Richdeep S Gill
    The Department of Surgery, University of Alberta, 10240 Kingsway Avenue, Edmonton, AB
    Can J Surg 55:239-43. 2012
    ..However, for such a program to be effective, the patient must complete it. We analyzed attrition rates and predictors of attrition within a publicly funded, multidisciplinary adult weight management program...
  4. pmc Complications associated with adjustable gastric banding for morbid obesity: a surgeon's guides
    Iyad Eid
    The Centre for Advancement of Minimally Invasive Surgery, Department of Surgery, Division of General Surgery, University of Alberta, 10240 Kingsway Avenue, Edmonton, Alberta
    Can J Surg 54:61-6. 2011
    ..This review will prepare the general surgeon to identify, diagnose and manage the common complications encountered in patients presenting following LAGB...
  5. pmc Health status, quality of life, and satisfaction of patients awaiting multidisciplinary bariatric care
    Raj S Padwal
    Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, 2F1, 26 Walter C, Mackenzie Health Sciences Centre, 8440 112th Street, Edmonton, AB T6G 2B7, Canada
    BMC Health Serv Res 12:139. 2012
    ..Our objective was to examine wait-listed patients' health status and perceptions regarding the consequences of prolonged wait times using a cross-sectional study design nested within a prospective cohort...
  6. doi request reprint Single-incision appendectomy is comparable to conventional laparoscopic appendectomy: a systematic review and pooled analysis
    Richdeep S Gill
    Department of Surgery, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB Canada
    Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 22:319-27. 2012
    ..Our objectives were to systematically review the literature comparing SILA with CLA for acute appendicitis and perform a pooled analysis on the efficacy of SILA...
  7. doi request reprint A review of laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy for morbid obesity
    Xinzhe Shi
    Centre for Advancement of Minimally Invasive Surgery CAMIS, Royal Alexandra Hospital, 10240 Kingsway Ave, Edmonton, AB T5H 3V9, Canada
    Obes Surg 20:1171-7. 2010
    ..Although LSG is a promising treatment option for patients with morbid obesity, its role remains undefined and it should be considered an investigational procedure that may require revision in a subset of patients...
  8. pmc Managing complications associated with laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass for morbid obesity
    P S Griffith
    The Department of Surgery, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Can J Surg 55:329-36. 2012
    ..We discuss the principles involved in the management of each complication and the timing of referral to specialist bariatric centres...
  9. doi request reprint Effect of gastric bypass surgery on azithromycin oral bioavailability
    Raj S Padwal
    Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    J Antimicrob Chemother 67:2203-6. 2012
    ..Gastric bypass, a procedure that circumvents the upper gut, may compromise azithromycin plasma levels. We hypothesized that azithromycin concentrations would be reduced following gastric bypass...
  10. doi request reprint The impact of sleeve gastrectomy on hypertension: a systematic review
    Kourosh Sarkhosh
    Center for the Advancement of Minimally Invasive Surgery, Royal Alexandra Hospital, 10240 Kingsway, Edmonton, AB T5H 3 V9, Canada
    Obes Surg 22:832-7. 2012
    ..Based on our systematic review, LSG has a significant effect on hypertension, inducing resolution or improvement in the majority of cases. Therefore, LSG remains a viable surgical option in obese patients with hypertension...
  11. doi request reprint Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy with staple line buttress reinforcement in 116 consecutive morbidly obese patients
    Richdeep S Gill
    Department of Surgery, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Obes Surg 22:560-4. 2012
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  12. doi request reprint Robotic-assisted colon and rectal surgery: a systematic review
    Aliyah Kanji
    Department of Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Int J Med Robot 7:401-7. 2011
    ..Robotic technology is emerging in the ongoing evolution in minimally invasive surgery. This study systematically reviews the literature regarding the safety and feasibility of robotic-assisted colorectal surgery...
  13. doi request reprint Effect of preoperative weight loss in bariatric surgical patients: a systematic review
    Scott Cassie
    Department of Surgery, University of Calgary Faculty of Medicine, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Surg Obes Relat Dis 7:760-7; discussion 767. 2011
    ..It is unclear whether this practice has any scientific evidence supporting it. Our study aimed to examine the current evidence surrounding this issue in a systematic review. The setting was a university hospital...
  14. doi request reprint Medical tourism in bariatric surgery
    Daniel W Birch
    Center for the Advancement of Minimally Invasive Surgery, Royal Alexandra Hospital, 10240 Kingsway, Edmonton, Alberta, T5H 3V9 Canada
    Am J Surg 199:604-8. 2010
    ..The number of Canadians who self-refer for bariatric surgery outside of Canada or to private clinics within Canada remains undefined. The outcomes from this questionable practice have not been evaluated systematically to date...
  15. pmc Prevalence and predictors of self-reported sexual abuse in severely obese patients in a population-based bariatric program
    Danielle L Gabert
    Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada T6G 2B7 Alberta Diabetes Institute, Edmonton, AB, Canada T6G 2B7
    J Obes 2013:374050. 2013
    ..4; 1.6-7.0). Conclusions. Abuse was common amongst obese patients managed in a population-based bariatric program; alcohol addiction, psychiatric comorbidities, and low-income status were highly associated with sexual abuse. ..
  16. doi request reprint Natural orifice surgery: endoluminal pouch reduction following failed vertical banded gastroplasty
    Namdar Manouchehri
    Department of Surgery, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada
    Obes Surg 21:1787-91. 2011
    ..The objective of this study is to analyze the outcomes of StomaphyX(TM) endoluminal pouch revision following failed VBG...
  17. doi request reprint Effect of sleeve gastrectomy on gastroesophageal reflux disease: a systematic review
    Sharon Chiu
    Department of Surgery, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Surg Obes Relat Dis 7:510-5. 2011
    ..Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is a common co-morbid disease in bariatric patients. The effect of SG on GERD has not been well studied; thus, the goal of the present systematic data review was to analyze the effect of SG on GERD...
  18. doi request reprint Assessment of medical student laparoscopic camera skills and the impact of formal camera training
    Athena Bennett
    Department of Surgery, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada
    Am J Surg 201:655-9. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate whether preclinical laparoscopic camera simulator training would result in improved LCN skills, efficiency, and comfort level over the course of a 6-week surgery clerkship...
  19. pmc Bariatric surgery: a systematic review of the clinical and economic evidence
    Raj Padwal
    Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    J Gen Intern Med 26:1183-94. 2011
    ..Use of bariatric surgery for severe obesity has increased dramatically...
  20. pmc Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy: an innovative new tool in the battle against the obesity epidemic in Canada
    Shahzeer Karmali
    The Centre for Advancement of Minimally Invasive Surgery and the Weight Wise Bariatric Centre, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB
    Can J Surg 53:126-32. 2010
    ..Finally, we comment on a possible approach to introduce this innovative new procedure to Canadian bariatric centres...
  21. doi request reprint What is my goal? Expected weight loss and comorbidity outcomes among bariatric surgery patients
    Shahzeer Karmali
    Center for the Advancement of Minimally Invasive Surgery, Department of General Surgery, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    Obes Surg 21:595-603. 2011
    ..Furthermore, we examined the patient's expectations regarding postoperative weight loss and comorbidity improvement...
  22. pmc The Alberta population-based prospective evaluation of the quality of life outcomes and economic impact of bariatric surgery (APPLES) study: background, design and rationale
    Raj S Padwal
    Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    BMC Health Serv Res 10:284. 2010
    ..We hypothesize that lower indirect, out of pocket and productivity costs will offset increased direct health-care costs resulting in lower total costs for bariatric surgery...
  23. doi request reprint The impact of obesity on diabetes mellitus and the role of bariatric surgery
    Richdeep S Gill
    Department of Surgery, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Maturitas 69:137-40. 2011
    ..However, bariatric surgery serves as one component of a multifaceted weight management strategy that is required for long-term success...
  24. pmc Effect of gastric bypass surgery on the absorption and bioavailability of metformin
    Raj S Padwal
    Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Diabetes Care 34:1295-300. 2011
    ..Metformin, the first-line drug for diabetes, has low bioavailability and slow, incomplete gastrointestinal absorption. We hypothesized that gastric bypass would further reduce the absorption and bioavailability of metformin...
  25. doi request reprint Laparoscopic removal of an intra-abdominal intrauterine device: case and systematic review
    Richdeep S Gill
    Department of Surgery, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Contraception 85:15-8. 2012
    ..However, advances in laparoscopic technique have allowed surgeons to safely retrieve perforated IUDs. In this review, we analyze uterine perforation by an IUD and assess laparoscopic vs. open methods for removal of a perforated IUD...
  26. ncbi request reprint The impact of bariatric surgery in patients with type-2 diabetes mellitus
    Richdeep S Gill
    Department of Surgery, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Curr Diabetes Rev 7:185-9. 2011
    ..As the prevalence of obesity and T2DM continues to rise, so may the role of bariatric surgery to combat this growing epidemic...
  27. doi request reprint A deficiency in knowledge of basic principles of laparoscopy among attendees of an advanced laparoscopic surgery course
    Carlos A Menezes
    Center for Advancement of Minimally Invasive Surgery, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    J Surg Educ 68:3-5; quiz 5.e1-2. 2011
    ..Advanced laparoscopic courses serve as a comprehensive and popular Continuing Medical Education (CME) activity. Knowledge of basic laparoscopy is an assumed prerequisite for attendance at these courses...
  28. pmc The impact of bariatric surgery on psychological health
    Jeremy F Kubik
    Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB T5H 3V9, Canada
    J Obes 2013:837989. 2013
    ..The health care team must address these issues in the perioperative period to maximize mental health gains after surgery...
  29. doi request reprint The impact of laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy on plasma ghrelin levels: a systematic review
    Blaire Anderson
    Department of Surgery, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada
    Obes Surg 23:1476-80. 2013
    ..Further research and standardization is necessary to clearly establish a causative relationship between LSG and reduction of circulating ghrelin levels. ..
  30. doi request reprint Robotic-assisted hepatic resection: a systematic review
    Jean S├ębastien Pelletier
    Department of Surgery, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Int J Med Robot 9:262-7. 2013
    ..There is little evidence regarding the outcomes of this surgical approach. This study aims to systematically review the outcomes related to robotic-assisted hepatic resections...
  31. pmc Sleeve gastrectomy and gastroesophageal reflux disease
    Michael Laffin
    Department of Surgery, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada
    J Obes 2013:741097. 2013
    ..The relationship between GERD and SG is complex and no clear relationship exists. The anatomic and physiologic changes caused by laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy are discussed in the context of these inconsistent results. ..
  32. doi request reprint The impact of bariatric surgery on obstructive sleep apnea: a systematic review
    Kourosh Sarkhosh
    Center for the Advancement of Minimally Invasive Surgery CAMIS, Royal Alexandra Hospital, 10240 Kingsway, Edmonton, AB, T5H 3V9, Canada
    Obes Surg 23:414-23. 2013
    ..In conclusion, bariatric surgery is a definitive treatment for obstructive sleep apnea, regardless of the specific type...
  33. pmc Bariatric surgery: a primer
    Shahzeer Karmali
    Department of Surgery, University of Alberta, 405 CSC, 10240 Kingsway Ave, Edmonton, AB T5H 3V9
    Can Fam Physician 56:873-9. 2010
    ..To review the management of bariatric surgical patients...
  34. pmc Outcomes of the adjustable gastric band in a publicly funded obesity program
    Chieh Jack Chiu
    Department of Surgery, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alta
    Can J Surg 56:233-6. 2013
    ..We sought to examine the outcome of LAGB delivered through a Canadian publicly funded obesity program...
  35. doi request reprint Surgical interventions for obesity and metabolic disease
    Lan Vu
    Department of Surgery, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Best Pract Res Clin Endocrinol Metab 27:239-46. 2013
    ..This article reviews the best evidence that exists for the effectiveness and complications of these four operations...
  36. pmc Emergent laparoscopic repair of a spigelian hernia: case report and review of the literature
    Reid Barker
    Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada T5H 3V9
    Case Rep Med 2013:197561. 2013
    ..Only eight prior case reports have documented emergent laparoscopic repair of a spigelian hernia. We describe the first successful laparoscopic repair of a spigelian hernia in an emergent setting at our institution...
  37. pmc The Association between Obesity and Colorectal Cancer
    Kevin Whitlock
    Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada T6G 2R3
    Gastroenterol Res Pract 2012:768247. 2012
    ..In summary, obesity presents challenges to CRC surgeons, and further research will be needed to show how this important characteristic influences the outcomes for CRC patients...
  38. pmc Combined Ventricular Assist Device Placement With Adjustable Gastric Band (VAD-BAND): A Promising New Technique for Morbidly Obese Patients Awaiting Potential Cardiac Transplantation
    Richdeep S Gill
    Department of Surgery, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    J Clin Med Res 4:127-9. 2012
    ..We report on a new procedure of combining ventricular assist device placement with adjustable gastric band (VAD-BAND) placement to facilitate sufficient weight loss for cardiac transplantation...
  39. ncbi request reprint Heated CO(2) with or without humidification for minimally invasive abdominal surgery
    Daniel W Birch
    Center for the Advancement of Minimally Invasive Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada, T5H 3V9
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 1:CD007821. 2011
    ..Humidification of the insufflated gas is also possible. Past studies have shown inconclusive results with regards to maintenance of core temperature and reduction of postoperative pain and recovery times...
  40. doi request reprint Endoscopic management of eroded prosthesis in vertical banded gastroplasty patients
    Shahzeer Karmali
    Center for Advancement of Minimally Invasive Surgery, University of Alberta, Room 405 CSC, Edmonton, AB, Canada
    Surg Endosc 24:98-102. 2010
    ..Our study reports on our experience of applying endoscopic scissor transection to remove eroded gastric prostheses in a large tertiary-care medical center...
  41. ncbi request reprint 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...