Showkat Ali Zargar

Summary

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Endoscopic ligation compared with sclerotherapy for bleeding esophageal varices in children with extrahepatic portal venous obstruction
    Showkat Ali Zargar
    Department of Gastroenterology, Sher I Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences, Srinagar, Kashmir, India
    Hepatology 36:666-72. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint p53 mutation profile of squamous cell carcinomas of the esophagus in Kashmir (India): a high-incidence area
    Mohammad Muzaffar Mir
    Department of Clinical Biochemistry, Sher I Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences, Soura, Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir
    Int J Cancer 116:62-8. 2005
  3. pmc Epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) mutations and expression in squamous cell carcinoma of the esophagus in central Asia
    Behnoush Abedi-Ardekani
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    BMC Cancer 12:602. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint Endoscopic management of early postoperative biliary ascariasis in patients with biliary tract surgery
    Showkat Ali Zargar
    Department of Gastroenterology, Sher I Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences, PO Box 27, Soura Srinagar, Kashmir, India
    World J Surg 28:712-5. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Pantoprazole infusion as adjuvant therapy to endoscopic treatment in patients with peptic ulcer bleeding: prospective randomized controlled trial
    Showkat Ali Zargar
    Department of Gastroenterology, Sher I Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences, Srinagar, Kashmir, India
    J Gastroenterol Hepatol 21:716-21. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Fifteen-year follow up of endoscopic injection sclerotherapy in children with extrahepatic portal venous obstruction
    Showkat Ali Zargar
    Department of Gastroenterology, Sher I Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences, Srinagar, Kashmir, India
    J Gastroenterol Hepatol 19:139-45. 2004
  7. doi request reprint Safety and efficacy of 1-week levofloxacin-based triple therapy in first-line treatment for Helicobacter pylori-related peptic ulcer disease in Kashmir, India
    Altaf Shah
    Department of Gastroenterology, Sher I Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences, Soura, Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir, India
    Indian J Gastroenterol 32:32-6. 2013
  8. ncbi request reprint Endoscopic ligation vs. sclerotherapy in adults with extrahepatic portal venous obstruction: a prospective randomized study
    Showkat Ali Zargar
    Department of Gastroenterology and General Sugery, Sher I Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences, Sringar, Kashmir, India
    Gastrointest Endosc 61:58-66. 2005
  9. doi request reprint Efficacy and safety of sequential therapy versus standard triple therapy in Helicobacter pylori eradication in Kashmir India: a randomized comparative trial
    Gul Javid
    Department of Gastroenterology, Sher I Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences, Srinagar 190 011, India
    Indian J Gastroenterol 32:190-4. 2013
  10. doi request reprint Comparison of p.o. or i.v. proton pump inhibitors on 72-h intragastric pH in bleeding peptic ulcer
    Gul Javid
    Department of Gastroenterology, Sher I Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences, Soura, Srinagar, Kashmir, India
    J Gastroenterol Hepatol 24:1236-43. 2009

Collaborators

  • Sailesh Gochhait
  • Omar Shah
  • Gul Javid
  • Jaswinder Singh Sodhi
  • Altaf Shah
  • Bashir Ahmad Khan
  • Ghulam Mohamad Gulzar
  • Mushtaq Ahmad Khan
  • Abid Shoukat
  • Ghulam Nabi Yattoo
  • Mohammad Muzaffar Mir
  • Behnoush Abedi-Ardekani
  • Nazir Ahmad Dar
  • Mohammad Lateef
  • Farooq Teli
  • Mohd Iqbal Lone
  • Reyaz Saif
  • Shaheena Parveen
  • Syed Tufail
  • Ghulam Mohammad Gulzar
  • Riyaz U Saif
  • Feroz Shaheen
  • Pierre Hainaut
  • Farrokh Saidi
  • Wasim Rashid
  • Reza Malekzadeh
  • Sadaf Ali
  • Mounia Mounawar
  • Mushtaq Ahmed Khan
  • Manjeet Singh
  • Zeeshan Ahmad
  • Ghyslaine Martel-Planche
  • M Muqbool Lone
  • Stephanie Villar
  • Nisar Ahmad Shah
  • - Bilal-Ul-Rehman
  • Gulzar Ahmad Dar
  • Pawan Kumar Suri
  • Mohamad Shafi Hakeem
  • Mohamad Sultan Alaie
  • Sheikh Jalal
  • Muzzaffar Nazir
  • Abdul Rashid Khan
  • G M Gulzar
  • Bashir A Khan
  • Mushtaq A Khan
  • G N Yattoo
  • Ghulam Mohd Gulzar
  • Altaf Hussain Shah
  • R N K Bamezai
  • Abdul Gani Ahangar

Detail Information

Publications22

  1. ncbi request reprint Endoscopic ligation compared with sclerotherapy for bleeding esophageal varices in children with extrahepatic portal venous obstruction
    Showkat Ali Zargar
    Department of Gastroenterology, Sher I Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences, Srinagar, Kashmir, India
    Hepatology 36:666-72. 2002
    ..4% vs. 10%, P =.67). In conclusion, variceal band ligation in children is a safe and effective technique that achieves variceal eradication more quickly, with a lower rebleeding rate and fewer complications compared with sclerotherapy...
  2. ncbi request reprint p53 mutation profile of squamous cell carcinomas of the esophagus in Kashmir (India): a high-incidence area
    Mohammad Muzaffar Mir
    Department of Clinical Biochemistry, Sher I Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences, Soura, Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir
    Int J Cancer 116:62-8. 2005
    ..This might be due to the special dietary and cultural practices of Kashmir that needs validation, as does the gender-based difference in the incidence of p53 mutation observed in this study...
  3. pmc Epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) mutations and expression in squamous cell carcinoma of the esophagus in central Asia
    Behnoush Abedi-Ardekani
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    BMC Cancer 12:602. 2012
    ..In lung adenocarcinoma, activating mutations in the gene encoding epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) are frequent in tumors of never smokers of Asian origin, predicting therapeutic sensitivity to Egfr-targeting drugs...
  4. ncbi request reprint Endoscopic management of early postoperative biliary ascariasis in patients with biliary tract surgery
    Showkat Ali Zargar
    Department of Gastroenterology, Sher I Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences, PO Box 27, Soura Srinagar, Kashmir, India
    World J Surg 28:712-5. 2004
    ..It reduces the hospital stay, avoids T-tube-related complications, and permits a postoperative complication to be treated using a nonsurgical method...
  5. ncbi request reprint Pantoprazole infusion as adjuvant therapy to endoscopic treatment in patients with peptic ulcer bleeding: prospective randomized controlled trial
    Showkat Ali Zargar
    Department of Gastroenterology, Sher I Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences, Srinagar, Kashmir, India
    J Gastroenterol Hepatol 21:716-21. 2006
    ..Rebleeding remains the most important determinant of poor prognosis. We investigated whether or not administration of pantoprazole infusion would improve the outcome in ulcer bleeding following successful endoscopic therapy...
  6. ncbi request reprint Fifteen-year follow up of endoscopic injection sclerotherapy in children with extrahepatic portal venous obstruction
    Showkat Ali Zargar
    Department of Gastroenterology, Sher I Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences, Srinagar, Kashmir, India
    J Gastroenterol Hepatol 19:139-45. 2004
    ..The authors report a 15-year follow up of sclerotherapy in children with extrahepatic portal venous obstruction...
  7. doi request reprint Safety and efficacy of 1-week levofloxacin-based triple therapy in first-line treatment for Helicobacter pylori-related peptic ulcer disease in Kashmir, India
    Altaf Shah
    Department of Gastroenterology, Sher I Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences, Soura, Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir, India
    Indian J Gastroenterol 32:32-6. 2013
    ..We evaluated the efficacy and safety of 1-week triple therapy with rabeprazole, levofloxacin, and tinidazole in a metronidazole resistance prevalent region for eradicating H. pylori infection in patients with gastroduodenal ulcers...
  8. ncbi request reprint Endoscopic ligation vs. sclerotherapy in adults with extrahepatic portal venous obstruction: a prospective randomized study
    Showkat Ali Zargar
    Department of Gastroenterology and General Sugery, Sher I Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences, Sringar, Kashmir, India
    Gastrointest Endosc 61:58-66. 2005
    ..A prospective randomized trial was conducted to determine whether endoscopic variceal ligation is safer and more effective than sclerotherapy in adults with bleeding esophageal varices because of extrahepatic portal venous obstruction...
  9. doi request reprint Efficacy and safety of sequential therapy versus standard triple therapy in Helicobacter pylori eradication in Kashmir India: a randomized comparative trial
    Gul Javid
    Department of Gastroenterology, Sher I Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences, Srinagar 190 011, India
    Indian J Gastroenterol 32:190-4. 2013
    ..Increasing resistance against Helicobacter pylori has resulted in reduced eradication rates...
  10. doi request reprint Comparison of p.o. or i.v. proton pump inhibitors on 72-h intragastric pH in bleeding peptic ulcer
    Gul Javid
    Department of Gastroenterology, Sher I Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences, Soura, Srinagar, Kashmir, India
    J Gastroenterol Hepatol 24:1236-43. 2009
    ..The aim of the present study was to evaluate the effect of various proton pump inhibitors given through different routes on intragastric pH over 72 h after endoscopic hemostasis in bleeding peptic ulcer...
  11. doi request reprint Prevalence of Helicobacter pylori infection and the effect of its eradication on symptoms of functional dyspepsia in Kashmir, India
    Jaswinder Singh Sodhi
    Department of Gastroenterology, Sher I Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences, Srinagar, Kashmir, India
    J Gastroenterol Hepatol 28:808-13. 2013
    ..pylori on symptoms of functional dyspepsia is uncertain, and the data in Asian scenario are scanty. The study aimed to see H. pylori positivity rate in patients of functional dyspepsia and the effect of its eradication on symptoms...
  12. doi request reprint Effect of bed head elevation during sleep in symptomatic patients of nocturnal gastroesophageal reflux
    Bashir Ahmad Khan
    Department of Gastroenterology, Sher I Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences, Srinagar, Kashmir, India
    J Gastroenterol Hepatol 27:1078-82. 2012
    ..We tested the hypothesis that bed head elevation might decrease recumbent acid exposure compared to sleeping in a flat bed...
  13. doi request reprint Incidence of colorectal cancer in Kashmir valley, India
    Gul Javid
    Department of Gastroenterology, Sher I Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences, Srinagar, Kashmir, India
    Indian J Gastroenterol 30:7-11. 2011
    ..The present population-based study was undertaken to determine the incidence of colorectal cancer in Kashmiri population which is non-migratory and ethnically homogeneous having stable food habits...
  14. doi request reprint 64-section multiphase CT enterography as a diagnostic tool in the evaluation of obscure gastrointestinal bleeding
    Jaswinder Singh Sodhi
    Department of Gastroenterology, Sher I Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences, Srinagar, Kashmir 190 011, India
    Indian J Gastroenterol 31:61-8. 2012
    ..We evaluated the efficacy of 64-slice multiphase CT-EG using polyethylene glycol (PEG) electrolyte solution as neutral contrast in patients of OGIB...
  15. ncbi request reprint Endoscopic sphincterotomy in the management of bile duct stones in children
    Showkat Ali Zargar
    Department of Gastroenterology, Sher I Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences, Srinagar, Kashmir, India
    Am J Gastroenterol 98:586-9. 2003
    ..The present study was undertaken to assess the safety and efficacy of ES for the treatment of BDS in children, seven of whom were critically sick because of suppurative cholangitis or pancreatitis...
  16. pmc Left-sided hepatic resection for hepatolithiasis: a longitudinal study of 110 patients
    Omar Javed Shah
    Department of Surgical Gastroenterology, Medical Gastroenterology, Sher I Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences, Srinagar, Kashmir, India
    HPB (Oxford) 14:764-71. 2012
    ..Hepatolithiasis affecting the left hepatobiliary system is common in the Asia Pacific region. This aim of this study was to describe an experience with the diagnosis and treatment of patients with isolated left-sided hepatolithiasis...
  17. ncbi request reprint Vesicoperitoneal fistula--an unusual cause of tense ascites
    Mushtaq Ahmad Khan
    Department of Gastroenterology, Sher I Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences, Srinagar, Kashmir, India
    Indian J Gastroenterol 26:138-9. 2007
    ..We report a 55-year-old man who developed tense ascites due to vesicoperitoneal fistula. He had undergone surgery 32 years ago for excision of an infected urachal cyst, the tract and the umbilicus...
  18. doi request reprint Correlation of hepatic venous pressure gradient with variceal bleeding, size of esophageal varices, etiology, ascites and degree of liver dysfunction in cirrhosis of liver
    Ghulam Mohamad Gulzar
    Department of Gastroenterology, Sher I Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences, Srinagar, 190 011, India
    Indian J Gastroenterol 28:59-61. 2009
    ..7] mmHg vs.13.1 [2.8] mmHg, p=0.04), poorer Child-Pugh class (B or C versus A), and presence of ascites (p=0.04). Thus, HVPG correlated with variceal size, Child-Pugh class, and presence of ascites, but not with variceal bleeding status...
  19. ncbi request reprint Effect of bending exercise on gastroesophageal reflux in symptomatic patients
    Jaswinder Singh Sodhi
    Department of Gastroenterology, Sher I Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences, Srinagar, Kashmir, India
    Indian J Gastroenterol 27:227-31. 2008
    ..The effect of exercise which involved bending and abdominal contractions was evaluated in symptomatic patients of GERD using continuous 24-hour ambulatory esophageal pH test...
  20. ncbi request reprint Management of biliary ascariasis in pregnancy
    Omar Javed Shah
    Department of General Surgery, Sher I Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences, Srinagar, Kashmir, India
    World J Surg 29:1294-8. 2005
    ..Though ascariasis is a problem in developing countries, because of increased travel and population migration, clinicians elsewhere should be aware of the problems associated with ascariasis...
  21. ncbi request reprint Biliary ascariasis: a review
    Omar Javed Shah
    Department of Surgical Gastroenterology, Sher I Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences, Srinagar, Kashmir, India
    World J Surg 30:1500-6. 2006
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  22. ncbi request reprint Successful treatment of niclosamide- and praziquantel-resistant beef tapeworm infection with nitazoxanide
    Mohammad Lateef
    Department of Zoology, University of Kashmir, Srinigar, India
    Int J Infect Dis 12:80-2. 2008
    ..saginata. Niclosamide and praziquantel have proved effective for its treatment but treatment failures are well known. We report herein the results of nitazoxanide therapy...