Shahab Abid

Summary

Affiliation: The Aga Khan University
Country: Pakistan

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Terlipressin vs. octreotide in bleeding esophageal varices as an adjuvant therapy with endoscopic band ligation: a randomized double-blind placebo-controlled trial
    Shahab Abid
    Department of Medicine, Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan
    Am J Gastroenterol 104:617-23. 2009
  2. pmc Low rate of recurrence of Helicobacter pylori infection in spite of high clarithromycin resistance in Pakistan
    Javed Yakoob
    Department of Medicine, Aga Khan University, Stadium Road, Karachi, 74800, Pakistan
    BMC Gastroenterol 13:33. 2013
  3. pmc The clinical, endoscopic and histological spectrum of the solitary rectal ulcer syndrome: a single-center experience of 116 cases
    Shahab Abid
    Section of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi, Pakistan
    BMC Gastroenterol 12:72. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Efficacy of L-ornithine-L-aspartate as an adjuvant therapy in cirrhotic patients with hepatic encephalopathy
    Shahab Abid
    Department of Medicine, The Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi
    J Coll Physicians Surg Pak 21:666-71. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Satiety drinking tests: effects of caloric content, drinking rate, gender, age, and body mass index
    Shahab Abid
    Department of Medicine, Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan
    Scand J Gastroenterol 44:551-6. 2009
  6. pmc Discriminant value of Rome III questionnaire in dyspeptic patients
    Shahab Abid
    Department of Medicine, Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan
    Saudi J Gastroenterol 17:129-33. 2011
  7. ncbi request reprint Pill-induced esophageal injury: endoscopic features and clinical outcomes
    S Abid
    Section of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, The Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi, Pakistan
    Endoscopy 37:740-4. 2005
  8. pmc Distribution of Helicobacter pylori virulence markers in patients with gastroduodenal diseases in Pakistan
    Javed Yakoob
    Department of Medicine, Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan
    BMC Gastroenterol 9:87. 2009
  9. pmc Role of rapid urease test and histopathology in the diagnosis of Helicobacter pylori infection in a developing country
    Javed Yakoob
    Department of Gastroenterology and Pathology, Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi, Pakistan
    BMC Gastroenterol 5:38. 2005
  10. doi request reprint Factors determining the clinical outcome of acute variceal bleed in cirrhotic patients
    Shahid Majid
    Department of Medicine, The Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi, Pakistan
    Indian J Gastroenterol 28:93-5. 2009

Detail Information

Publications45

  1. doi request reprint Terlipressin vs. octreotide in bleeding esophageal varices as an adjuvant therapy with endoscopic band ligation: a randomized double-blind placebo-controlled trial
    Shahab Abid
    Department of Medicine, Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan
    Am J Gastroenterol 104:617-23. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to compare the efficacy and safety of terlipressin with octreotide as an adjuvant therapy to endoscopic variceal band ligation in patients with esophageal variceal bleeding...
  2. pmc Low rate of recurrence of Helicobacter pylori infection in spite of high clarithromycin resistance in Pakistan
    Javed Yakoob
    Department of Medicine, Aga Khan University, Stadium Road, Karachi, 74800, Pakistan
    BMC Gastroenterol 13:33. 2013
    ..The aim was to investigate the reinfection rate of H. pylori during a follow-up period of 12 months in adults who had undergone eradication therapy...
  3. pmc The clinical, endoscopic and histological spectrum of the solitary rectal ulcer syndrome: a single-center experience of 116 cases
    Shahab Abid
    Section of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi, Pakistan
    BMC Gastroenterol 12:72. 2012
    ..Solitary rectal ulcer syndrome (SRUS) is an uncommon although benign defecation disorder. The aim of this study was to evaluate the variable endoscopic manifestations of SRUS and its association with other diseases...
  4. doi request reprint Efficacy of L-ornithine-L-aspartate as an adjuvant therapy in cirrhotic patients with hepatic encephalopathy
    Shahab Abid
    Department of Medicine, The Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi
    J Coll Physicians Surg Pak 21:666-71. 2011
    ..To evaluate the efficacy of L-ornithine-L-aspartate (LOLA) as an adjuvant therapy in cirrhotic patients with hepatic encephalopathy (HE)...
  5. doi request reprint Satiety drinking tests: effects of caloric content, drinking rate, gender, age, and body mass index
    Shahab Abid
    Department of Medicine, Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan
    Scand J Gastroenterol 44:551-6. 2009
    ..To compare the maximum tolerated volumes (MTVs) of drinking water and a nutrient liquid at different rates of drinking and to assess the best drinking test correlating with the symptom scores...
  6. pmc Discriminant value of Rome III questionnaire in dyspeptic patients
    Shahab Abid
    Department of Medicine, Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan
    Saudi J Gastroenterol 17:129-33. 2011
    ..Objectives: To evaluate the Rome III questionnaire for the diagnosis of FD and whether it can discriminate between postprandial distress syndrome (PDS) and epigastric pain syndrome (EPS) in patients with dyspeptic symptoms...
  7. ncbi request reprint Pill-induced esophageal injury: endoscopic features and clinical outcomes
    S Abid
    Section of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, The Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi, Pakistan
    Endoscopy 37:740-4. 2005
    ..Pill-induced esophageal injury is a common but under-reported problem. The purpose of this study was to explore the clinical and endoscopic features, and the outcome of pill-related esophageal injury...
  8. pmc Distribution of Helicobacter pylori virulence markers in patients with gastroduodenal diseases in Pakistan
    Javed Yakoob
    Department of Medicine, Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan
    BMC Gastroenterol 9:87. 2009
    ..pylori virulence markers cytotoxin-associated gene (cagA) and vacuolating associated cytotoxin gene (vacA) alleles in patients with non ulcer dyspepsia (NUD), gastric ulcer (GU), gastric carcinoma (GC) and duodenal ulcer (DU)...
  9. pmc Role of rapid urease test and histopathology in the diagnosis of Helicobacter pylori infection in a developing country
    Javed Yakoob
    Department of Gastroenterology and Pathology, Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi, Pakistan
    BMC Gastroenterol 5:38. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the effect of commonly self-prescribed proton pump inhibitors (PPI) on the results of rapid urease test and histology for the diagnosis of H. pylori infection...
  10. doi request reprint Factors determining the clinical outcome of acute variceal bleed in cirrhotic patients
    Shahid Majid
    Department of Medicine, The Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi, Pakistan
    Indian J Gastroenterol 28:93-5. 2009
    ..Diabetes mellitus, active bleeding at endoscopy and bilirubin >3 mg/dL are bad prognostic factors for initial control of variceal bleed, and recurrent bleed in patients with cirrhosis...
  11. pmc Gastric juice for the diagnosis of H pylori infection in patients on proton pump inhibitors
    Javed Yakoob
    Section of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, Aga Khan University Hospital, Stadium Road, Karachi 74800, Pakistan
    World J Gastroenterol 14:1539-43. 2008
    ..To determine the efficacy of gastric juice polymerase chain reaction (PCR) for the detection of H pylori infection in comparison with histology and gastric antral biopsy PCR in patients on a proton pump inhibitor (PPI)...
  12. ncbi request reprint Frequency of NSAID induced peptic ulcer disease
    Saeed Hamid
    Section of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi, Pakistan
    J Pak Med Assoc 56:218-22. 2006
    ..To determine the frequency of peptic ulcer disease in patients on nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAID)...
  13. ncbi request reprint An office-based serological test for detection of current Helicobacter pylori infection: is it useful?
    Khalid Mumtaz
    Section of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, The Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi, Pakistan
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 18:85-8. 2006
    ..To compare the accuracy of a new office-based serological test for the detection of current Helicobacter pylori infection with gastric histopathology...
  14. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of non-Helicobacter pylori duodenal ulcer in Karachi, Pakistan
    Javed Yakoob
    Section of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, Aga Khan University Hospital, Stadium Road, Karachi, Pakistan
    World J Gastroenterol 11:3562-5. 2005
    ..To determine the prevalence of non-Helicobacter pylori (H pylori)-related duodenal ulcer in patients with acid-peptic diseases...
  15. doi request reprint Short course adjuvant terlipressin in acute variceal bleeding: a randomized double blind dummy controlled trial
    Zahid Azam
    Section of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, The Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan
    J Hepatol 56:819-24. 2012
    ..Terlipressin is recommended for 3-5 days as adjuvant to endoscopic variceal band ligation (EVBL) in esophageal variceal bleeding (EVB). We assessed whether terlipressin can be administered for a shorter period of time to patients with EVB...
  16. ncbi request reprint Factors predicting in-hospital mortality in patients with cirrhosis hospitalized with gastro-esophageal variceal hemorrhage
    Faisal W Ismail
    Section of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi 74800, Pakistan
    Indian J Gastroenterol 25:240-3. 2006
    ..To identify factors at the time of admission that predict in-hospital mortality in patients with gastro-esophageal variceal hemorrhage...
  17. doi request reprint Impact of a bleeding care pathway in the management of acute upper gastrointestinal bleeding
    Khalid Mumtaz
    Department of Medicine, Section of Gastroenterology, Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi, Pakistan
    Indian J Gastroenterol 30:72-7. 2011
    ..Upper gastrointestinal (UGI) bleeding carries high morbidity and mortality. The use of a bleeding care pathway (BCP) may improve outcomes, but the results are inconsistent in various studies...
  18. ncbi request reprint The diagnostic yield of various tests for Helicobacter pylori infection in patients on acid-reducing drugs
    Javed Yakoob
    Department of Gastroenterology and Pathology, Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi, Pakistan
    Dig Dis Sci 53:95-100. 2008
    ..8; 95% CI: 0.4-7.8; P = 0.342). For those patients on PPIs, the diagnostic yield of both RUT and histology was reduced from both the antrum and corpus. In these patients, PCR for H. pylori is more sensitive than RUT and histology...
  19. ncbi request reprint Safety and utility of oesophago-gastro-duodenoscopy in acute myocardial infarction
    Khalid Mumtaz
    Section of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 20:51-5. 2008
    ..To study the safety and utility of performing an oesophago-gastro-duodenoscopy (EGD) in the setting of an acute myocardial infarction (AMI)...
  20. doi request reprint Perception and knowledge about dietary intake in patients with liver cirrhosis and its relationship with the level of education
    Rustam Khan
    Department of Medicine, The Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi, Pakistan
    J Coll Physicians Surg Pak 22:435-9. 2012
    ..To determine patients perception and knowledge regarding diet in cirrhosis and its relationship with the level of patients education...
  21. ncbi request reprint Giardiasis in patients with dyspeptic symptoms
    Javed Yakoob
    Department of Medicine, Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi 74800, Pakistan
    World J Gastroenterol 11:6667-70. 2005
    ..To investigate the prevalence of giardiasis in patients with dyspeptic symptoms...
  22. ncbi request reprint Sclerotherapy plus octreotide versus sclerotherapy alone in the management of gastro-oesophageal variceal hemorrhage
    Hasnain A Shah
    Section of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, The Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi, Pakistan
    J Ayub Med Coll Abbottabad 17:10-4. 2005
    ..In this study we compare efficacy of octreotide (50 g/hr for 48 hours) combined with sclerotherapy versus sclerotherapy alone in patients with acute bleeding from gastro-oesophageal varices (GOV)...
  23. ncbi request reprint Irritable bowel syndrome in patients evaluated for organic bowel pathology
    Wasim Jafri
    Department of Medicine, The Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi 74800, Pakistan
    J Coll Physicians Surg Pak 14:438-9. 2004
  24. doi request reprint Varied presentation of celiac disease in Pakistani adults
    Zaigham Abbas
    Department of Medicine, The Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi
    J Coll Physicians Surg Pak 23:522-4. 2013
    ..In conclusion, celiac disease in adults should be looked for in patients with chronic diarrhea or irritable bowel syndrome like symptoms, underweight, anaemic, or having nutritional deficiencies...
  25. doi request reprint Precipitating factors and the outcome of hepatic encephalopathy in liver cirrhosis
    Khalid Mumtaz
    Department of Medicine, The Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi
    J Coll Physicians Surg Pak 20:514-8. 2010
    ..To determine precipitants of hepatic encephalopathy (HE) and their impact on hospital stay and mortality...
  26. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology and clinical pattern of hepatitis delta virus infection in Pakistan
    Khalid Mumtaz
    Department of Medicine, The Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi, Pakistan
    J Gastroenterol Hepatol 20:1503-7. 2005
    ..The global epidemiology of hepatitis delta virus (HDV) infection is changing. This study was performed to determine the epidemiology and clinical impact of hepatitis delta in Pakistan...
  27. doi request reprint Frequency and characteristic features of portal hypertensive gastropathy in patients with viral cirrhosis
    Shahid Ahmed
    Department of Medicine, The Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi
    J Coll Physicians Surg Pak 20:714-8. 2010
    ..To determine the frequency and specific characteristic features of portal hypertensive gastropathy (PHG) in cirrhosis due to viral etiology...
  28. ncbi request reprint Outcome of endoscopic therapeutic interventions: are they different among various non-malignant esophageal diseases
    Rustam Khan
    Section of Gastroenterology Department of Medicine The Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi, Pakistan
    J Ayub Med Coll Abbottabad 17:22-5. 2005
    ..This study was carried out to evaluate and compare the outcome of various causes of non-malignant lesions of the esophagus after endoscopic therapeutic intervention...
  29. ncbi request reprint Validity and cost comparison of 14carbon urea breath test for diagnosis of H Pylori in dyspeptic patients
    Shahid Rasool
    Department of Medicine, Aga Khan University Hospital, Stadium Road, Karachi, Pakistan
    World J Gastroenterol 13:925-9. 2007
    ..To validate and compare the cost of microdose 14C urea breath test (UBT) with histology and rapid urease test for the diagnosis of H Pylori...
  30. doi request reprint Model for end-stage liver disease (MELD) score as a useful prognostic marker in cirrhotic patients with infection
    Rustam Khan
    Department of Medicine, The Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi
    J Coll Physicians Surg Pak 19:694-8. 2009
    ..To determine the association of Model for End stage liver disease (MELD) score to the outcome of cirrhotic patients with bacterial infection and to compare it with Child-Turcott-Pugh (CTP) score...
  31. doi request reprint Furazolidone, co-amoxiclav, colloidal bismuth subcitrate, and esomeprazole for patients who failed to eradicate Helicobacter pylori with triple therapy
    Zaigham Abbas
    Department of Medicine, The Aga Khan University, Stadium Road, Karachi 74800, Pakistan
    Dig Dis Sci 54:1953-7. 2009
    ..On an intention-to-treat analysis, the eradication rate was 81% (42 out of 52) whereas on per-protocol basis, the eradication rate was 82.4% (42 out of 51). In conclusion, this new regimen represents a suitable second-line therapy...
  32. ncbi request reprint Candida esophagitis: risk factors in non-HIV population in Pakistan
    Javed Yakoob
    Section of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, Agha Khan University Hospital, Karachi, Pakistan
    World J Gastroenterol 9:2328-31. 2003
    ..Candida esophagitis is a frequent infection in immunocompromised patients. This study was designed to determine its characteristics in non- human immune deficiency virus (HIV) infected patients attending a teaching hospital...
  33. pmc Acceptability and outcomes of the Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG) tube placement--patients' and care givers' perspectives
    Muhammad K Anis
    Department of Medicine, Section Gastroenterology, Aga Khan University Hospital, Stadium Road, Karachi 74800, Pakistan
    BMC Gastroenterol 6:37. 2006
    ..Our aim of the study was to assess the outcome and perspectives of patients/care givers, about the acceptability of percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy tube placement...
  34. pmc Noninvasive predictors of large varices in patients hospitalized with gastroesophageal variceal hemorrhage
    Faisal Wasim Ismail
    Section of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi, 74800, Pakistan
    Hepatol Int 2:124-8. 2008
    ..To identify noninvasive factors predicting the presence of large varices (LV) in patients hospitalized with gastroesophageal variceal hemorrhage (GEVH)...
  35. pmc Relationship between vitamin B12, folate and homocysteine levels and H. pylori infection in patients with functional dyspepsia: a cross-section study
    Shahid Rasool
    Section of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, Aga Khan University, Karachi 74800, Pakistan
    BMC Res Notes 5:206. 2012
    ..pylori infection. The aim of this study was to determine the impact of H. pylori infection on serum levels of vitamin B(12), folate and homocysteine in patients with functional dyspepsia (FD)...
  36. pmc Predictive factors for early aspiration in liver abscess
    Rustam Khan
    Department of Medicine, The Aga Khan University, Stadium Road, Karachi 74800, Pakistan
    World J Gastroenterol 14:2089-93. 2008
    ..To determine the predictive factors for early aspiration in liver abscess...
  37. ncbi request reprint Helicobacter pylori infection and micronutrient deficiencies
    Javed Yakoob
    Department of Medicine, Agha Khan University Hospital, Stadium Road, Karachi 74800, Pakistan
    World J Gastroenterol 9:2137-9. 2003
    ..In this paper H pylori infection in associated with various micronutrients deficiencies is briefly reviewed...
  38. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic dilemma of abdominal tuberculosis in non-HIV patients: an ongoing challenge for physicians
    Rustam Khan
    Department of Medicine, Aga Khan University Hospital, National Stadium Road, Karachi 74800, Pakistan
    World J Gastroenterol 12:6371-5. 2006
    ..To assess the clinical features, yield of the diagnostic tests and outcome of abdominal tuberculosis in non-HIV patients...
  39. ncbi request reprint Is Crohn's disease in Pakistan less severe than in the West?
    Zaigham Abbas
    Department of Medicine, The Aga Khan University Hospital, Stadium Road, Karachi 74800, Pakistan
    Trop Doct 34:39-41. 2004
  40. pmc Associations between the Plasticity Region Genes of Helicobacter pylori and Gastroduodenal Diseases in a High-Prevalence Area
    Javed Yakoob
    Department of Medicine, The Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan
    Gut Liver 4:345-50. 2010
    ..pylori) plasticity region may play a role in the pathogenesis of H. pylori. We compared the genes jhp0940, jhp0947, and jhp0986 in H. pylori isolates from patients with different gastroduodenal diseases and in different age groups...
  41. ncbi request reprint Carcinoma of the esophagus: are we different?
    Mohammad Salih
    Department of Medicine, Section of Gastroenterology, The Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi
    J Coll Physicians Surg Pak 15:313-4. 2005
  42. ncbi request reprint Endoscopic features of esophageal tuberculosis
    Shahab Abid
    Section of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan
    Gastrointest Endosc 57:759-62. 2003
    ..Esophageal tuberculosis is rare. Clinical and endoscopic features are variable, diverse, nonspecific, and poorly described. These findings may be confused with those of esophageal cancer and deep fungal infection...
  43. ncbi request reprint Poor glycaemic control is the major factor associated with increased frequency of gastrointestinal symptoms in patients with diabetes mellitus
    Shahab Abid
    Department of Medicine and Community Health Sciences, Aga Khan University, and Karachi, Pakistan
    J Pak Med Assoc 57:345-9. 2007
    ..To compare the GI symptoms in diabetic patients with controls and its relationship with the complications, duration of diabetes and glycaemic control...
  44. pmc Successful outcome of a pregnancy in a woman with advanced cirrhosis due to hepatitis B surface antigenemia, delta super-infection and hepatitis C co-infection: a case report
    Amna Subhan
    Department of Medicine, Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi, Pakistan
    J Med Case Reports 1:96. 2007
    ..A brief review of the medical literature on pregnancy in women with cirrhosis is also presented...
  45. ncbi request reprint Severe hemolysis and renal failure in glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficient patients with hepatitis E
    Shahab Abid
    Department of Medicine, The Aga Khan Medical College, Karachi, Pakistan
    Am J Gastroenterol 97:1544-7. 2002
    ..We emphasize the fact that intravascular hemolysis should be suspected in patients with acute viral hepatitis E with marked bilirubinemia and anemia. Measures to prevent renal failure should be taken in such cases...