Hoda M Malaty
Affiliation: Baylor College of Medicine
- Epidemiology of Helicobacter pylori infectionHoda M Malaty
Department of Medicine, Veterans Affairs Medical Center 111D and Baylor College of Medicine, 2002 Holcombe Blvd, Houston, TX 77030, USA
Best Pract Res Clin Gastroenterol 21:205-14. 2007..Gastric cancer does not usually manifest until old age. The infection has a high morbidity rate, but a low mortality rate and is curable with antibiotic therapy...
- A prospective study for the association of Helicobacter pylori infection to a multidimensional measure for recurrent abdominal pain in childrenHoda M Malaty
Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
Helicobacter 11:250-7. 2006..There is a controversial association between Helicobacter pylori infection and recurrent abdominal pain (RAP) in childhood and inconsistent information on specific symptomatology of the infection...
- Recurrent abdominal pain in school children: effect of obesity and dietHoda M Malaty
Department of Medicine, Children s Nutrition Research Center, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
Acta Paediatr 96:572-6. 2007..To study the epidemiology and some of the risk factors of childhood recurrent abdominal pain (RAP) in school age children...
- Thoughts about populations with unexpected low prevalences of Helicobacter pylori infectionDavid Y Graham
Department of Medicine, Michael E DeBakey VAMC, Texas 77030, USA
Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 101:849-51. 2007..Why some populations apparently lost H. pylori infection remains an open question. However, the tools needed to resolve the dilemma are readily available and we hope investigators will soon rise to the challenge...
- Seroepidemiology of Helicobacter pylori and hepatitis A virus and the mode of transmission of infection: a 9-year cohort study in rural JapanHoda M Malaty
Department of Medicine, Veterans Affair Medical Center and Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
Clin Infect Dis 37:1067-72. 2003..The discordance between the presence of the infections among younger persons is evidence against a common source and/or vehicle for transmission...
- Inflammatory bowel disease characteristics in Hispanic children in TexasLana N Hattar
Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX77030, USA
Inflamm Bowel Dis 18:546-54. 2012..Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) has a wide spectrum and variability among different ethnic groups. We aimed to evaluate disease characteristics in the pediatric Hispanic population, which has not been well studied...
- Risk Factors Associated with Helicobacter pylori Infection among Children in a Defined Geographic AreaMaria P Dore
Institute of Clinica Medica, University of Sassari, Sassari, Italy and Department of Medicine, Gastrointestinal Section, VA Medical Center and Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
Clin Infect Dis 35:240-5. 2002..5; 95% CI, 1.1-2.0; P<.05). The epidemiology of H. pylori infection is complex; even within the same geographic area, different factors influence acquisition of H. pylori infection...
- Multidimensional measure for gastroesophageal reflux disease (MM-GERD) symptoms in children: a population-based studyHoda M Malaty
Department of Medicine, University of Texas, Health Science Center, Houston, TX, USA
Acta Paediatr 97:1292-7. 2008..Evaluation of children with GERD symptoms continues to challenge physicians due to the lack of a validated measure for GERD symptoms...
- Helicobacter pylori infection in asymptomatic children: impact of epidemiologic factors on accuracy of diagnostic testsHoda M Malaty
Department of Medicine, Veterans Affairs Medical Center and Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 35:59-63. 2002..Childhood is a time of high risk for acquiring H. pylori infection. Accurate information on the epidemiology of the infection requires accurate diagnostic tests...
- Contemplating the future without Helicobacter pylori and the dire consequences hypothesisDavid Y Graham
Department of Medicine, Michael E DeBakey VAMC and Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
Helicobacter 12:64-8. 2007..It is time to join together to eradicate it and to let H. pylori join smallpox and polio on the hit list of undesirables...
- Rising incidence of inflammatory bowel disease among children: a 12-year studyHoda M Malaty
Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 50:27-31. 2010..Data suggest an increase in the incidence of pediatric inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). We examined the trend of the incidence of IBD in children...
- Age at acquisition of Helicobacter pylori infection: a follow-up study from infancy to adulthoodHoda M Malaty
Department of Medicine, Veterans Affairs Medical Center and Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
Lancet 359:931-5. 2002..Helicobacter pylori infection is common worldwide, but the time of acquisition is unclear. We investigated this issue in a cohort of children selected retrospectively from a population followed up for 21 years...
- Commentary: What remains to be done regarding transmission of Helicobacter pyloriDavid Y Graham
Department of Medicine, VA Medical Center and Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
Int J Epidemiol 31:646-7. 2002
- The natural history of ulcerative colitis in a pediatric population: a follow-up population-based cohort studyHoda M Malaty
Department of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA Department of Pediatrics, Houston, TX, USA
Clin Exp Gastroenterol 6:77-83. 2013..The natural history of ulcerative colitis (UC) has been poorly studied in children...
- Epidemiology of Helicobacter pylori infectionHoda M Malaty
Department of Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
Helicobacter 8:8-12. 2003..Moreover, this year attention was aimed at examining the associations between Helicobacter pylori with gastrointestinal and nongastrointestinal diseases...
- Development of a multidimensional measure for recurrent abdominal pain in children: population-based studies in three settingsHoda M Malaty
Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
Pediatrics 115:e210-5. 2005....
- Radiation exposure from diagnostic imaging studies among patients with inflammatory bowel disease in a safety-net health-care systemJason K Hou
Houston VA HSR and D Center of Excellence Michael E DeBakey Veterans Affairs Hospital, 1709 Dryden Road, Suite 8 40, MS BCM 620, Houston, TX, 77030, USA
Dig Dis Sci 59:546-53. 2014..Our purpose was to identify associations of high-dose radiation exposure among an ethnically diverse cohort of IBD patients in a safety-net health-care system...
- Dramatic changes in the prevalence of Helicobacter pylori infection during childhood: a 10-year follow-up study in RussiaMikhail A Tkachenko
Department of Pediatrics 1, Russia
J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 45:428-32. 2007..This phenomenon has been related to differences in socioeconomic status, sanitation, and household hygiene. Russia is in the process of transforming from an underdeveloped to a developed country...
- Helicobacter pylori infection in Kazakhstan: effect of water source and household hygieneZhannat Z Nurgalieva
Department of Faculty Therapy, Almaty State Medical University, Almaty, Kazakhstan
Am J Trop Med Hyg 67:201-6. 2002..Reducing the rate of H. pylori transmission will require improvements in overall sanitation including clean water, waste disposal, as well as in household hygienic practices...
- Diet, lifestyle and gender in gastro-esophageal reflux diseaseMaria Pina Dore
Istituto di Clinica Medica, Universita di Sassari, Sassari, Italy
Dig Dis Sci 53:2027-32. 2008..Studies indicate that gastro-esophageal reflux disease (GERD) is associated with obesity, smoking, esophagitis, diet, and lifestyle...
- Effect of antisecretory therapy on atypical symptoms in gastroesophageal reflux diseaseMaria Pina Dore
Istituto di Clinica Medica, Universita di Sassari, Viale San Pietro 8, Sassari, Italy
Dig Dis Sci 52:463-8. 2007..We conclude that atypical symptoms are frequent in patients with GERD. A trial of PPI therapy should be considered prior to referring these patients to specialists...