Akbar K Waljee

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Affiliation: University of Michigan
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Patient reported symptoms during an ulcerative colitis flare: a Qualitative Focus Group Study
    Akbar K Waljee
    Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 21:558-64. 2009
  2. doi request reprint Individual health discount rate in patients with ulcerative colitis
    Akbar K Waljee
    Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Inflamm Bowel Dis 17:1328-32. 2011
  3. doi request reprint Perceived and actual quality of life with ulcerative colitis: a comparison of medically and surgically treated patients
    Akbar K Waljee
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 106:794-9. 2011
  4. doi request reprint Proximity to disease and perception of utility: physicians' vs patients' assessment of treatment options for ulcerative colitis
    Lindsay Kennedy Brown
    University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Dis Colon Rectum 54:1529-36. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Algorithms outperform metabolite tests in predicting response of patients with inflammatory bowel disease to thiopurines
    Akbar K Waljee
    Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, USA
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 8:143-50. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Anti-adhesion therapies and the rule of 3 for rare events
    Shail M Govani
    Division of Gastroenterology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 108:1831-2. 2013
  7. pmc Lymphocytic esophagitis: a diagnosis of increasing frequency
    Shirley Cohen
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    J Clin Gastroenterol 46:828-32. 2012
  8. pmc Identification of symptom domains in ulcerative colitis that occur frequently during flares and are responsive to changes in disease activity
    Joel C Joyce
    Medical School, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 6:69. 2008
  9. doi request reprint Voting With their Feet (VWF) endpoint: a meta-analysis of an alternative endpoint in clinical trials, using 5-ASA induction studies in ulcerative colitis
    Sujal C Rangwalla
    Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Pediatrics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Inflamm Bowel Dis 15:422-8. 2009
  10. doi request reprint Endoscopic full-thickness resection of gastric lesions using a novel grasp-and-snare technique: evaluation in a porcine survival model
    B Joseph Elmunzer
    Division of Gastroenterology, University of Michigan Medical Center, 3912 Taubman Center, SPC 5362, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Surg Endosc 24:1573-80. 2010

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  1. pmc Patient reported symptoms during an ulcerative colitis flare: a Qualitative Focus Group Study
    Akbar K Waljee
    Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 21:558-64. 2009
    ..It has been assumed that the symptoms measured in disease activity indices for ulcerative colitis reflect those symptoms that patients find useful in evaluating the severity of a disease flare...
  2. doi request reprint Individual health discount rate in patients with ulcerative colitis
    Akbar K Waljee
    Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Inflamm Bowel Dis 17:1328-32. 2011
    ..In this study we aimed to measure the discount rate in UC patients and identify variables associated with the discount rate...
  3. doi request reprint Perceived and actual quality of life with ulcerative colitis: a comparison of medically and surgically treated patients
    Akbar K Waljee
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 106:794-9. 2011
    ..Our aims were to compare the perceived utility assigned by UC patients with and without a colectomy to standardized chronic UC and post-colectomy scenarios, and to compare the utility of actual health states among groups...
  4. doi request reprint Proximity to disease and perception of utility: physicians' vs patients' assessment of treatment options for ulcerative colitis
    Lindsay Kennedy Brown
    University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Dis Colon Rectum 54:1529-36. 2011
    ..If physicians perceive these states differently than patients, their therapeutic recommendations may not align with patient values...
  5. doi request reprint Algorithms outperform metabolite tests in predicting response of patients with inflammatory bowel disease to thiopurines
    Akbar K Waljee
    Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, USA
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 8:143-50. 2010
    ....
  6. doi request reprint Anti-adhesion therapies and the rule of 3 for rare events
    Shail M Govani
    Division of Gastroenterology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 108:1831-2. 2013
    ..So, going forward, how do we quantify the risk of this serious adverse event? This review details how we define the maximum risk when no (or very few) events have occurred with an easy-to-use equation. ..
  7. pmc Lymphocytic esophagitis: a diagnosis of increasing frequency
    Shirley Cohen
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    J Clin Gastroenterol 46:828-32. 2012
    ..Despite being found with increasing frequency on esophageal biopsies, the clinical significance of lymphocytic esophagitis (LE) remains poorly understood...
  8. pmc Identification of symptom domains in ulcerative colitis that occur frequently during flares and are responsive to changes in disease activity
    Joel C Joyce
    Medical School, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 6:69. 2008
    ....
  9. doi request reprint Voting With their Feet (VWF) endpoint: a meta-analysis of an alternative endpoint in clinical trials, using 5-ASA induction studies in ulcerative colitis
    Sujal C Rangwalla
    Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Pediatrics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Inflamm Bowel Dis 15:422-8. 2009
    ....
  10. doi request reprint Endoscopic full-thickness resection of gastric lesions using a novel grasp-and-snare technique: evaluation in a porcine survival model
    B Joseph Elmunzer
    Division of Gastroenterology, University of Michigan Medical Center, 3912 Taubman Center, SPC 5362, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Surg Endosc 24:1573-80. 2010
    ..The objective of this study was to evaluate the safety and outcomes of this EFTR method in a porcine survival model...
  11. doi request reprint Is MRCP equivalent to ERCP for diagnosing biliary obstruction in orthotopic liver transplant recipients? A meta-analysis
    Jennifer E Jorgensen
    Department of Gastroenterology, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 5362, USA
    Gastrointest Endosc 73:955-62. 2011
    ..Endoscopic retrograde cholangiography (ERC) is considered the diagnostic criterion standard for post-orthotopic liver transplantation biliary obstruction, but incurs significant risks...
  12. pmc Effect of flexible sigmoidoscopy-based screening on incidence and mortality of colorectal cancer: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials
    B Joseph Elmunzer
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Medicine, University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    PLoS Med 9:e1001352. 2012
    ..Our objective was to more precisely estimate the effect of FS-based screening on the incidence and mortality of CRC by performing a meta-analysis of published RCTs...
  13. pmc Cost utility of inflammation-targeted therapy for patients with ulcerative colitis
    Sameer D Saini
    Veterans Affairs Center for Clinical Management Research, Ann Arbor, MI 48105, USA
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 10:1143-51. 2012
    ..We compared the cost utility of inflammation-targeted, intermittent therapy with that of universal, continuous maintenance therapy with mesalamine agents for patients with mild-to-moderate UC...
  14. doi request reprint Endoscopic findings and clinical outcomes in ventricular assist device recipients with gastrointestinal bleeding
    B J Elmunzer
    Division of Gastroenterology, University of Michigan Medical Center, 3912 Taubman Center, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Dig Dis Sci 56:3241-6. 2011
    ....
  15. pmc Cost effectiveness of ulcerative colitis surveillance in the setting of 5-aminosalicylates
    Joel H Rubenstein
    The Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 104:2222-32. 2009
    ..Therefore, in patients prescribed 5-ASAs for maintenance of remission, annual surveillance might be overly burdensome and inefficient. We aimed to determine the ideal frequency of surveillance in patients with UC maintained on 5-ASAs...
  16. doi request reprint Racial clustering and access to colorectal surgeons, gastroenterologists, and radiation oncologists by African Americans and Asian Americans in the United States: a county-level data analysis
    Awori J Hayanga
    Department of General Surgery, University of Michigan Medical Center, 1500 E Medical Center Dr, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Arch Surg 144:532-5. 2009
    ..We sought to examine the variations in geographical access among minorities at a county level...
  17. pmc Spironolactone and colitis: increased mortality in rodents and in humans
    Laura A Johnson
    University of Michigan, Department of Internal Medicine, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 0682, USA
    Inflamm Bowel Dis 18:1315-24. 2012
    ..Spironolactone is an antifibrotic medication commonly used in heart failure to reduce mortality. We examined whether spironolactone is antifibrotic in the context of intestinal inflammation...
  18. ncbi request reprint Therapeutic delays lead to worse survival among patients with hepatocellular carcinoma
    Amit G Singal
    From aDepartment of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center and Parkland Health Hospital System, Dallas, Texas bHarold C Simmons Cancer Center, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas cDepartment of Clinical Sciences, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas dDepartment of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan, and VA Ann Arbor Health Services Research and Development Center for Clinical Management Research, Ann Arbor, Michigan and eDepartment of Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas
    J Natl Compr Canc Netw 11:1101-8. 2013
    ..84) were both associated with significantly worse survival. Results showed that, in addition to one-third of patients not receiving HCC-directed therapy, another 30% experienced significant therapeutic delays, leading to worse survival. ..
  19. pmc Clinical yield of diagnostic endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography in orthotopic liver transplant recipients with suspected biliary complications
    B Joseph Elmunzer
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Liver Transpl 18:1479-84. 2012
    ....
  20. pmc A randomized trial of rectal indomethacin to prevent post-ERCP pancreatitis
    B Joseph Elmunzer
    Division of Gastroenterology, University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    N Engl J Med 366:1414-22. 2012
    ..Preliminary research suggests that rectally administered nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs may reduce the incidence of pancreatitis after endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP)...