Evangelos Kalaitzakis

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Affiliation: Sahlgrenska University Hospital
Country: Sweden

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Gastrointestinal symptoms in patients with liver cirrhosis: associations with nutritional status and health-related quality of life
    Evangelos Kalaitzakis
    Section of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Gothenburg, Sweden
    Scand J Gastroenterol 41:1464-72. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Intestinal permeability in cirrhotic patients with and without ascites
    Evangelos Kalaitzakis
    Department of Internal Medicine, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Gothenburg, Sweden
    Scand J Gastroenterol 41:326-30. 2006
  3. pmc Intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasm in chronic calcifying pancreatitis: egg or hen?
    Evangelos Kalaitzakis
    World J Gastroenterol 15:1273-5. 2009
  4. doi request reprint Coronary artery disease in patients with liver cirrhosis
    Evangelos Kalaitzakis
    Department of Internal Medicine, Section of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, 413 45 Gothenburg, Sweden
    Dig Dis Sci 55:467-75. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Defining the lymph node burden in a Northern European population without malignancy: the potential effect of geography in determining a need for FNA?
    E Kalaitzakis
    Department of Gastroenterology, St Thomas Hospital, Guy s and St Thomas NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK
    Dis Esophagus 22:409-17. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Clinicians' attitudes towards endoscopic ultrasound: a survey of four European countries
    Evangelos Kalaitzakis
    Department of Gastroenterology, St Thomas Hospital, Guy s and St Thomas NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK
    Scand J Gastroenterol 44:100-7. 2009
  7. pmc Type and etiology of liver cirrhosis are not related to the presence of hepatic encephalopathy or health-related quality of life: a cross-sectional study
    Evangelos Kalaitzakis
    Section of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Internal Medicine, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Gothenburg, Sweden
    BMC Gastroenterol 8:46. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Inadequate use of proton-pump inhibitors in patients with liver cirrhosis
    Evangelos Kalaitzakis
    Section of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Internal Medicine, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Gothenburg, Sweden
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 20:512-8. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Altered postprandial glucose, insulin, leptin, and ghrelin in liver cirrhosis: correlations with energy intake and resting energy expenditure
    Evangelos Kalaitzakis
    Department of Internal Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Gothenburg, Sweden
    Am J Clin Nutr 85:808-15. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Malnutrition and diabetes mellitus are related to hepatic encephalopathy in patients with liver cirrhosis
    Evangelos Kalaitzakis
    Section of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Internal Medicine, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Gothenburg, Sweden
    Liver Int 27:1194-201. 2007

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  1. ncbi request reprint Gastrointestinal symptoms in patients with liver cirrhosis: associations with nutritional status and health-related quality of life
    Evangelos Kalaitzakis
    Section of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Gothenburg, Sweden
    Scand J Gastroenterol 41:1464-72. 2006
    ..Our aim was to prospectively evaluate gastrointestinal symptoms, malnutrition, and QoL in patients with cirrhosis...
  2. ncbi request reprint Intestinal permeability in cirrhotic patients with and without ascites
    Evangelos Kalaitzakis
    Department of Internal Medicine, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Gothenburg, Sweden
    Scand J Gastroenterol 41:326-30. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to assess whether intestinal permeability is altered in cirrhotic patients with and without ascites...
  3. pmc Intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasm in chronic calcifying pancreatitis: egg or hen?
    Evangelos Kalaitzakis
    World J Gastroenterol 15:1273-5. 2009
    ..The possible mechanisms of the relation between pancreatic calcification and IPMN are also reviewed...
  4. doi request reprint Coronary artery disease in patients with liver cirrhosis
    Evangelos Kalaitzakis
    Department of Internal Medicine, Section of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, 413 45 Gothenburg, Sweden
    Dig Dis Sci 55:467-75. 2010
    ..We aimed to determine the prevalence and predictive factors of CAD in a cohort of consecutive patients with cirrhosis of various etiologies compared to the general population...
  5. doi request reprint Defining the lymph node burden in a Northern European population without malignancy: the potential effect of geography in determining a need for FNA?
    E Kalaitzakis
    Department of Gastroenterology, St Thomas Hospital, Guy s and St Thomas NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK
    Dis Esophagus 22:409-17. 2009
    ..5 cm or less, have oval shape, centrally echogenic pattern, and indistinct borders. The characterization of the background lymph node burden may improve the selection of lymph nodes for fine needle aspiration...
  6. doi request reprint Clinicians' attitudes towards endoscopic ultrasound: a survey of four European countries
    Evangelos Kalaitzakis
    Department of Gastroenterology, St Thomas Hospital, Guy s and St Thomas NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK
    Scand J Gastroenterol 44:100-7. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to assess EUS availability and accessibility as well as EUS utilization among clinicians from different European countries...
  7. pmc Type and etiology of liver cirrhosis are not related to the presence of hepatic encephalopathy or health-related quality of life: a cross-sectional study
    Evangelos Kalaitzakis
    Section of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Internal Medicine, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Gothenburg, Sweden
    BMC Gastroenterol 8:46. 2008
    ..We aimed to determine the impact of cirrhosis etiology on hepatic encephalopathy and whether hepatic encephalopathy affects health-related QoL among patients with cirrhosis of different etiologies...
  8. doi request reprint Inadequate use of proton-pump inhibitors in patients with liver cirrhosis
    Evangelos Kalaitzakis
    Section of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Internal Medicine, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Gothenburg, Sweden
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 20:512-8. 2008
    ..Patients with liver cirrhosis have a high prevalence of gastrointestinal symptoms. The use of antiacid therapy (AAT) in these patients is unexplored. We aimed to assess the use of AAT in cirrhotic patients...
  9. ncbi request reprint Altered postprandial glucose, insulin, leptin, and ghrelin in liver cirrhosis: correlations with energy intake and resting energy expenditure
    Evangelos Kalaitzakis
    Department of Internal Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Gothenburg, Sweden
    Am J Clin Nutr 85:808-15. 2007
    ..Liver cirrhosis is associated with reduced energy intake and increased resting energy expenditure...
  10. ncbi request reprint Malnutrition and diabetes mellitus are related to hepatic encephalopathy in patients with liver cirrhosis
    Evangelos Kalaitzakis
    Section of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Internal Medicine, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Gothenburg, Sweden
    Liver Int 27:1194-201. 2007
    ..Our aim was to investigate the effects of malnutrition and diabetes mellitus on HE in unselected patients with liver cirrhosis...
  11. ncbi request reprint Role of gastric sensorimotor dysfunction in gastrointestinal symptoms and energy intake in liver cirrhosis
    Evangelos Kalaitzakis
    Section of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Internal Medicine, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Gothenburg, Sweden
    Scand J Gastroenterol 42:237-46. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate gastric accommodation to a meal and sensitivity to gastric distension with reference to energy intake, nutritional status and gastrointestinal symptoms in liver cirrhosis...
  12. doi request reprint Factors related to fatigue in patients with cirrhosis before and after liver transplantation
    Evangelos Kalaitzakis
    Institute of Internal Medicine, Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 10:174-81, 181.e1. 2012
    ..We performed a prospective study to evaluate fatigue and identify potential determinants among patients with cirrhosis. We also studied the effects of liver transplantation on fatigue in these patients...
  13. doi request reprint Increased risk for malignant neoplasms among patients with cirrhosis
    Evangelos Kalaitzakis
    Institute of Internal Medicine, University of Gothenburg, Sahlgrenska Academy, Gothenburg, Sweden
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 9:168-74. 2011
    ..It is not clear how cirrhosis affects the risks for hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) and non-HCC cancers, which are rare among these patients. We assessed the risk for malignant neoplasms in patients with cirrhosis...
  14. doi request reprint Hepatic encephalopathy is related to anemia and fat-free mass depletion in liver transplant candidates with cirrhosis
    Evangelos Kalaitzakis
    Institute of Internal Medicine, Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden
    Scand J Gastroenterol 48:577-84. 2013
    ..Anemia, hormonal abnormalities, and psychological distress may contribute to cognitive dysfunction, but data on their potential relation to HE are limited...
  15. doi request reprint Lower gastrointestinal bleeding: incidence, etiology, and outcomes in a population-based setting
    Jóhann P Hreinsson
    Department of Internal Medicine, Section of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, National University Hospital, Reykjavik, Iceland
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 25:37-43. 2013
    ..To investigate the incidence and outcomes of acute lower gastrointestinal bleeding (ALGIB) in a population-based setting and examine the role of drugs potentially associated with GIB...
  16. doi request reprint Gut transit is associated with gastrointestinal symptoms and gut hormone profile in patients with cirrhosis
    Evangelos Kalaitzakis
    Department of Internal Medicine, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Gothenburg, Sweden
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 7:346-52. 2009
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  17. doi request reprint Quality of life in short-bowel syndrome: impact of fatigue and gastrointestinal symptoms
    Evangelos Kalaitzakis
    Department of Internal Medicine, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Gothenburg, Sweden
    Scand J Gastroenterol 43:1057-65. 2008
    ..The potential relation between fatigue and gastrointestinal symptoms and impaired QoL in these patients was also investigated...
  18. doi request reprint Fatigue measurements in patients with primary biliary cirrhosis and the risk of mortality during follow-up
    Einar Bjornsson
    Department of Internal Medicine, Section of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Gothenburg, Sweden
    Liver Int 30:251-8. 2010
    ..Fatigue was recently suggested to predict an increased risk of mortality in a primary biliary cirrhosis (PBC) cohort during follow-up...
  19. doi request reprint Health-related quality of life in patients with different stages of liver disease induced by hepatitis C
    Einar Bjornsson
    Department of Internal Medicine, Section of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Gothenburg, Sweden
    Scand J Gastroenterol 44:878-87. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to determine HRQoL in patients in different stages of hepatitis C virus (HCV) and to compare HRQoL in HCV cirrhosis with non-HCV-induced cirrhosis...
  20. doi request reprint Cholangiocarcinoma or IgG4-associated cholangitis: how feasible it is to avoid unnecessary surgical interventions?
    Dimitrios Lytras
    Department of Surgery and Interventional Sciences, University College London, London, UK
    Ann Surg 256:1059-67. 2012
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  21. doi request reprint Factors that reduce health-related quality of life in patients with primary sclerosing cholangitis
    Maria Benito de Valle
    Institute of Internal Medicine, Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 10:769-775.e2. 2012
    ..We aimed to evaluate HRQL and its potential determinants in 2 population-based cohorts of patients with PSC and to study the prevalence of fatigue among these patients...
  22. doi request reprint Impact of peri-transplant heart failure & left-ventricular diastolic dysfunction on outcomes following liver transplantation
    Axel Josefsson
    Institute of Internal Medicine, Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden
    Liver Int 32:1262-9. 2012
    ..Assess the prevalence of peri-transplant heart failure and its potential relation to post-transplant morbidity and mortality...
  23. pmc Upper gastrointestinal bleeding: incidence, etiology and outcomes in a population-based setting
    Jóhann P Hreinsson
    Department of Internal Medicine, The National University Hospital of Iceland, Section of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Reykjavik, Iceland
    Scand J Gastroenterol 48:439-47. 2013
    ..The authors aimed to investigate the incidence and outcomes of acute upper gastrointestinal bleeding (AUGIB) and to examine the role of drugs potentially associated with AUGIB...
  24. doi request reprint Endoscopic diagnosis of biliary tract disease
    Evangelos Kalaitzakis
    Department of Gastroenterology, Skane University Hospital, Lund, Sweden
    Curr Opin Gastroenterol 28:273-9. 2012
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  25. pmc EUS-guided drainage is more successful in pancreatic pseudocysts compared with abscesses
    Riadh Sadik
    Institute of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden
    World J Gastroenterol 17:499-505. 2011
    ..To compare the results for endoscopic ultrasound (EUS)-guided drainage of clear fluid pancreatic pseudocysts with the results for abscess drainage...
  26. ncbi request reprint Renal function and cognitive impairment in patients with liver cirrhosis
    Evangelos Kalaitzakis
    Section of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Internal Medicine, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Gothenburg, Sweden
    Scand J Gastroenterol 42:1238-44. 2007
    ..Renal function has been shown to be important for ammonia metabolism in cirrhosis. Although renal dysfunction is common in cirrhotic patients, its effect on cognitive function is largely unexplored...
  27. ncbi request reprint Long-term follow-up of patients with acute liver failure of indeterminate aetiology
    Gu Wei
    Section of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Internal Medicine, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Gothenburg, Sweden
    Scand J Gastroenterol 43:984-91. 2008
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  28. pmc A review of esomeprazole in the treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)
    Evangelos Kalaitzakis
    Department of Internal Medicine, Section of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Sahlgrenska University Hospital Gothenburg, Sweden
    Ther Clin Risk Manag 3:653-63. 2007
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  29. doi request reprint Hepatotoxicity associated with statins: reports of idiosyncratic liver injury post-marketing
    Einar Bjornsson
    Department of Internal Medicine, Section of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, The National University Hospital, Reykjavik, Iceland
    J Hepatol 56:374-80. 2012
    ..Limited data exist on drug-induced liver injury (DILI) associated with statins...
  30. ncbi request reprint Abstinence in patients with alcoholic liver cirrhosis: A follow-up study
    Evangelos Kalaitzakis
    Department of Internal Medicine, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Gothenburg, Sweden
    Hepatol Res 38:869-76. 2008
    ..Cirrhosis severity (expressed as the MELD) and alcohol abuse treatment during follow up were related to short-term mortality...
  31. pmc Endoscopic retrograde cholangiography does not reliably distinguish IgG4-associated cholangitis from primary sclerosing cholangitis or cholangiocarcinoma
    Evangelos Kalaitzakis
    Department of Gastroenterology, University College Hospital, London, United Kingdom
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 9:800-803.e2. 2011
    ..We aimed to assess the performance characteristics of endoscopic retrograde cholangiography (ERC) for the diagnosis of IAC...
  32. pmc Management of patients with biliary sphincter of Oddi disorder without sphincter of Oddi manometry
    Evangelos Kalaitzakis
    Department of Gastroenterology, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, UK
    BMC Gastroenterol 10:124. 2010
    ..In this observational study we aimed to assess the outcome of patients with biliary SOD managed without sphincter of Oddi manometry...
  33. pmc Hepatic encephalopathy in patients with liver cirrhosis: is there a role of malnutrition?
    Evangelos Kalaitzakis
    World J Gastroenterol 14:3438-9. 2008
    ..In this letter to the editor we briefly present the results of the two studies as well as potential reasons for the conflicting results reported...
  34. ncbi request reprint Lactulose treatment for hepatic encephalopathy, gastrointestinal symptoms, and health-related quality of life
    Evangelos Kalaitzakis
    Hepatology 46:949-50; author reply 951. 2007
  35. doi request reprint Cognitive dysfunction in liver cirrhosis: does hepatitis C virus play a role?
    Evangelos Kalaitzakis
    J Gastroenterol 43:248. 2008