K L Goh

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Affiliation: University of Malaya
Country: Malaysia

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint A second case of diphyllobothriasis in Malaysia
    M Rohela
    Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 37:896-8. 2006
  2. pmc Population structure of Helicobacter pylori among ethnic groups in Malaysia: recent acquisition of the bacterium by the Malay population
    Chin Yen Tay
    School of Biotechnology and Biomolecular Sciences, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
    BMC Microbiol 9:126. 2009
  3. ncbi request reprint Changing epidemiology of gastroesophageal reflux disease in the Asian-Pacific region: an overview
    K L Goh
    Department of Medicine, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    J Gastroenterol Hepatol 19:S22-5. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of Helicobacter pylori infection in Malaysia--observations in a multiracial Asian population
    K L Goh
    Head of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Medicine, University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Med J Malaysia 64:187-92. 2009
  5. doi request reprint Factors influencing dyspepsia-related consultation: differences between a rural and an urban population
    S Mahadeva
    Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, International Medical University, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Neurogastroenterol Motil 23:846-53. 2011
  6. ncbi request reprint Recurrent abdominal pain and consulting behaviour among children in a rural community in Malaysia
    C C Boey
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Malaya Medical Center, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Dig Liver Dis 33:140-4. 2001
  7. ncbi request reprint Gastro-oesophageal reflux is more prevalent in Western dyspeptics: a prospective comparison of British and South-East Asian patients with dyspepsia
    S Mahadeva
    Department of Medicine, University Hospital Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 21:1483-90. 2005
  8. doi request reprint Lack of association between TYK2 and STAT3 genes and Crohn's disease in the Malaysian population
    L H Lian
    Department of Molecular Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Genet Mol Res 12:167-74. 2013
  9. doi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of and satisfaction with a Helicobacter pylori "test and treat" strategy compared with prompt endoscopy in young Asians with dyspepsia
    S Mahadeva
    Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Gut 57:1214-20. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Predictors of health-care consultation for recurrent abdominal pain among urban schoolchildren in Malaysia
    C C Boey
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Malaya Medical Centre, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    J Gastroenterol Hepatol 16:154-9. 2001

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  1. ncbi request reprint A second case of diphyllobothriasis in Malaysia
    M Rohela
    Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 37:896-8. 2006
    ..The patient had a history of eating raw fish. He was treated with a single dose of praziquantel...
  2. pmc Population structure of Helicobacter pylori among ethnic groups in Malaysia: recent acquisition of the bacterium by the Malay population
    Chin Yen Tay
    School of Biotechnology and Biomolecular Sciences, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
    BMC Microbiol 9:126. 2009
    ..Malaysia is made up of three major ethnic populations, Malay, Chinese and Indian, providing a good population for studying recent H. pylori migration and admixture...
  3. ncbi request reprint Changing epidemiology of gastroesophageal reflux disease in the Asian-Pacific region: an overview
    K L Goh
    Department of Medicine, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    J Gastroenterol Hepatol 19:S22-5. 2004
    ..Differing predisposition to GERD among different ethnic groups would mean that such an increase would be more prominent among certain racial groups...
  4. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of Helicobacter pylori infection in Malaysia--observations in a multiracial Asian population
    K L Goh
    Head of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Medicine, University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Med J Malaysia 64:187-92. 2009
    ..Bacterial strain differences between races may be putative but this observation may also indicate gastroprotective environmental factors or a lower genetic susceptibility to develop cancer in the Indians...
  5. doi request reprint Factors influencing dyspepsia-related consultation: differences between a rural and an urban population
    S Mahadeva
    Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, International Medical University, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Neurogastroenterol Motil 23:846-53. 2011
    ..Dyspepsia is a common, chronic condition but medical consultation rates for symptoms remain variable. We aimed to examine two populations with varied health-care provision to determine predictive factors for dyspepsia-related consultation...
  6. ncbi request reprint Recurrent abdominal pain and consulting behaviour among children in a rural community in Malaysia
    C C Boey
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Malaya Medical Center, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Dig Liver Dis 33:140-4. 2001
    ..To look at predictors of consulting behaviour among children with recurrent abdominal pain in a rural community in Malaysia...
  7. ncbi request reprint Gastro-oesophageal reflux is more prevalent in Western dyspeptics: a prospective comparison of British and South-East Asian patients with dyspepsia
    S Mahadeva
    Department of Medicine, University Hospital Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 21:1483-90. 2005
    ..There is a paucity of data directly comparing dyspepsia in Western and Eastern populations...
  8. doi request reprint Lack of association between TYK2 and STAT3 genes and Crohn's disease in the Malaysian population
    L H Lian
    Department of Molecular Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Genet Mol Res 12:167-74. 2013
    ..229, P < 0.05). In conclusion, our study does not support the role of the TYK2 and STAT3 genes influencing CD susceptibility...
  9. doi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of and satisfaction with a Helicobacter pylori "test and treat" strategy compared with prompt endoscopy in young Asians with dyspepsia
    S Mahadeva
    Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Gut 57:1214-20. 2008
    ..To compare a Helicobacter pylori "test and treat" strategy with prompt endoscopy in young Asians with dyspepsia...
  10. ncbi request reprint Predictors of health-care consultation for recurrent abdominal pain among urban schoolchildren in Malaysia
    C C Boey
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Malaya Medical Centre, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    J Gastroenterol Hepatol 16:154-9. 2001
    ..To look at the predictors of health-care consultation for recurrent abdominal pain among urban schoolchildren in Malaysia...
  11. doi request reprint Time trends in peptic ulcer, erosive reflux oesophagitis, gastric and oesophageal cancers in a multiracial Asian population
    K L Goh
    Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 29:774-80. 2009
    ..Dramatic changes in the prevalence and pattern of gastrointestinal disease has taken place in Asia in recent years...
  12. ncbi request reprint Colorectal cancer in Asians: a demographic and anatomic survey in Malaysian patients undergoing colonoscopy
    K L Goh
    Faculty of Medicine, Department of Medicine and Surgery, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 22:859-64. 2005
    ..Colorectal cancer is one of the most common forms of gastrointestinal cancer in the world today. In the Asia-Pacific area, it is the fastest emerging gastrointestinal cancer...
  13. ncbi request reprint Changing trends in gastrointestinal disease in the Asia-Pacific region
    K L Goh
    Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    J Dig Dis 8:179-85. 2007
    ..Conversely, an improvement in living conditions has been closely linked to the decrease in GCA and H. pylori prevalence...
  14. ncbi request reprint Optimal treatment for duodenal ulcer disease: a cost-decision analysis in Malaysian patients
    K L Goh
    Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur
    J Gastroenterol Hepatol 14:32-8. 1999
    ..In conclusion, HP eradication therapy is superior to H2RA maintenance therapy in the treatment of duodenal ulcer disease. Of the HP eradication regimens, OAC is the most cost-effective...
  15. ncbi request reprint The significance of life-events as contributing factors in childhood recurrent abdominal pain in an urban community in Malaysia
    C C Boey
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Malaya Medical Centre, 51900, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    J Psychosom Res 51:559-62. 2001
    ..034), change in occupation of an immediate family member (P=.049), examination failure (P=.001) and bullying at school (P=.028). This study strongly suggests that recent stressful life-events are important risk-factors for RAP...
  16. ncbi request reprint The racial cohort phenomenon: seroepidemiology of Helicobacter pylori infection in a multiracial South-East Asian country
    K L Goh
    Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 13:177-83. 2001
    ..The aim of this study is to determine the prevalence rates and risk factors for Helicobacter pylori infection among various races in Malaysia...
  17. doi request reprint Ethnic variation, epidemiological factors and quality of life impairment associated with dyspepsia in urban Malaysia
    S Mahadeva
    Department of Medicine, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 31:1141-51. 2010
    ..The role of ethnicity in the development of dyspepsia remains uncertain...
  18. ncbi request reprint Tumour seeding following percutaneous needle biopsy of hepatocellular carcinoma
    C S Qua
    Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, University of Malaya, Lembah Pantai, Kuala Lumpur 50503, Malaysia
    Singapore Med J 49:e8-11. 2008
    ..We conclude that the need for percutaneous needle biopsy should be critically evaluated in patients presenting with focal hepatic lesions and the role of RFA in treating tumour seeding needs further evaluation...
  19. ncbi request reprint Gastro-oesophageal reflux disease in Asia
    K L Goh
    Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    J Gastroenterol Hepatol 15:230-8. 2000
    ..More severe and recurrent GORD may require proton pump inhibitors (PPI) or a combination of prokinetic agents and PPI. The choice of long-term treatment may be influenced by the relative costs of prokinetic agents and PPI...
  20. ncbi request reprint Gastro-oesophageal reflux disease in chronic laryngitis: prevalence and response to acid-suppressive therapy
    C S Qua
    Division of Gastroenterology, Facultu of Medicine, University of Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 25:287-95. 2007
    ..Gastro-oesophageal reflux is thought to cause chronic laryngitis through laryngopharyngeal reflux. Response of laryngitis to treatment with acid-suppressive therapy supports this causal link...
  21. ncbi request reprint Stressful life events and recurrent abdominal pain in children in a rural district in Malaysia
    C C Boey
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Malaya Medical Centre, 59100 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 13:401-4. 2001
    ..The purpose of this study was to look at the correlation between recurrent abdominal pain and the presence of recent stressful life events among schoolchildren in a rural district in Malaysia...
  22. ncbi request reprint Tolerance and safety to colonoscopy with conscious sedation in Malaysian adults
    W T Ma
    Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, University Malaya Medical Centre, Kuala Lumpur
    Med J Malaysia 62:313-8. 2007
    ..The current practice of conscious sedation is safe and tolerated well by most adults in our population. However, poor tolerance in a notable minority may have significant clinical implications...
  23. ncbi request reprint Crohn's disease in adults: observations in a multiracial Asian population
    Ida Hilmi
    Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    World J Gastroenterol 12:1435-8. 2006
    ..To determine the demography and clinical presentation of CD and secondly to determine any differences in the prevalence between the different ethnic groups in a multiracial Asian population...
  24. doi request reprint Increased fracture risk and osteoporosis not associated with vitamin D levels in Malaysian patients with inflammatory bowel disease
    Ida Hilmi
    Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 98:2415-21. 2013
    ..We aimed to study its potential role in Malaysia, which is a tropical country with 3 large ethnic groups. We also sought to examine the relationship between fracture risk and bone mineral density in this group...
  25. ncbi request reprint Co-inheritance of variants/mutations in Malaysian patients with Crohn's disease
    K H Chua
    Department of Molecular Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, Malaysia
    Genet Mol Res 11:3115-21. 2012
    ..No other associated mutations or polymorphisms were detected in the two patients who carried the JW1 variant of the CARD15/NOD2 gene...
  26. ncbi request reprint Predictors of recurrent abdominal pain among 9 to 15-year-old urban school-children in Malaysia
    C C Boey
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Malaya Medical Centre, 59100, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Acta Paediatr 90:353-5. 2001
    ..CONCLUSION: The results of the study show that recurrent abdominal pain was associated with a number of demographic variables, a tendency to have other complaints and a family history of chronic abdominal complaints...
  27. ncbi request reprint Human leucocyte antigen determinants of susceptibility to Barrett's oesophagus in Asians--a preliminary study
    S Rajendra
    Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, Royal Perak College of Medicine, Ipoh, Malaysia
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 21:1377-83. 2005
    ..Characteristic immune profiles have been demonstrated in gastro-oesophageal reflux disease. However, the genetic basis of gastro-oesophageal reflux disease remains unclear...
  28. ncbi request reprint Chronic pancreatitis: aetiology, epidemiology and clinical presentation
    K L Goh
    Department of Medicine, University Malaya Medical Centre, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Med J Malaysia 60:94-8. 2005
    ..Complications of chronic pancreatitis are important and include pseudocyst formation, bile duct and duodenal strictures...
  29. ncbi request reprint Gastro-oesophageal reflux disease in 'difficult-to-control' asthma: prevalence and response to treatment with acid suppressive therapy
    C H Wong
    Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 23:1321-7. 2006
    ..The causal association between gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GERD) and difficult-to-control asthma is unclear...
  30. ncbi request reprint Update on the management of Helicobacter pylori infection, including drug-resistant organisms
    K L Goh
    Department of Medicine, University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    J Gastroenterol Hepatol 17:482-7. 2002
    ..It is also important in refractory cases to review the original indication for treatment and determine the importance of the indication...
  31. ncbi request reprint Appropriateness of colonoscopy using the ASGE guidelines: experience in a large Asian hospital
    T H Chan
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Medicine, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Chin J Dig Dis 7:24-32. 2006
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  32. doi request reprint Demography and clinical course of ulcerative colitis in a multiracial Asian population: a nationwide study from Malaysia
    I Hilmi
    Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya Medical Center, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    J Dig Dis 10:15-20. 2009
    ..To establish the clinical course of ulcerative colitis (UC) in the Malaysian population, comparing the three major ethnic groups: Malay, Chinese and Indian...
  33. doi request reprint Antibiotic prophylaxis tailored to local organisms reduces percutaneous gastrostomy site infection
    S Mahadeva
    Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Int J Clin Pract 63:760-5. 2009
    ..Current recommendations for the choice of antibiotic prophylaxis prior to percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) insertion may not be suitable in all situations...
  34. ncbi request reprint Histopathological landmarks of hepatocellular carcinoma in Malaysians
    P L Cheah
    Department of Pathology, University of Malaya Medical Centre, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Malays J Pathol 25:37-43. 2003
    ..Microvascular permeation was shown in 76.2% of cases. On comparison with findings from other studies, no major difference seems to exist between the histological characteristics of our HCC cases and that of other populations...
  35. ncbi request reprint Appropriateness of colonoscopy in a university hospital
    Y M Tan
    Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur
    Med J Malaysia 59:34-8. 2004
    ..A substantial proportion of colonoscopies (25.4%) was performed for indications not listed in the ASGE guidelines...
  36. ncbi request reprint CYP2C19 genotype and the PPIs--focus on rabeprazole
    P W Y Lim
    Eisai Co, Ltd, c o Eisai Asia Regional Services Pte Ltd, Singapore
    J Gastroenterol Hepatol 20:S22-8. 2005
    ..This unique feature of rabeprazole complements rabeprazole's fast onset of action, and may lead to profound and consistent inhibition of gastric acid secretion in the treatment of acid-related disorders...
  37. ncbi request reprint Review article: efficacy and safety of rabeprazole in treating gastroesophageal reflux disease
    P W Y Lim
    Eisai Asia Regional Services Pte Ltd, Singapore
    J Gastroenterol Hepatol 19:S61-8. 2004
    ..Recent studies have also indicated that rabeprazole on-demand is cost effective in preventing non-erosive reflux disease (NERD) symptom relapse...
  38. doi request reprint Asia Pacific consensus recommendations for colorectal cancer screening
    J J Y Sung
    The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, NT, Hong Kong
    Gut 57:1166-76. 2008
    ..There is no consensus on whether nurses should be trained to perform endoscopic procedures for screening of colorectal neoplasia...
  39. ncbi request reprint Management consensus of inflammatory bowel disease for the Asia-Pacific region
    Qin Ouyang
    Department of Gastroenterology, West China Hospital, Sichuan University, Chengdu, China
    J Gastroenterol Hepatol 21:1772-82. 2006
    ....
  40. ncbi request reprint Increasing incidence of colorectal cancer in Asia: implications for screening
    Joseph J Y Sung
    Institute of Digestive Diseases, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, Hong Kong
    Lancet Oncol 6:871-6. 2005
    ..Although epidemiological data are scanty, most Asian populations are not aware of the growing problem of colorectal cancer. More work is needed to elucidate the magnitude of the problem in Asia...