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Publications from 2016

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Awareness about hepatitis C among patients suffering from hepatitis C in Karachi, Pakistan, Shahina Pirani, Tazeen S. Ali, Saleema Allana, and Faisal Wasim Ismail

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Helicobacter pylori outer membrane protein Q allele distribution is associated with distinct pathologies in Pakistan, Javed Yakoob, Zaigham Abbas, Rustam Khan, Saima Azhar Salim, Safia Awan, Ambar Abrar, and Wasim Jafri

Submissions from 2015

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Helicobacter pylori: correlation of the virulence marker iceA allele with clinical outcome in a high prevalence area, Javed Yakoob, Zaigham Abbas, Rustam Khan, Saima Azhar Salim, Ambar Abrar, Safia Awan, and Zubair Ahmad

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Immunomodulatory effects of psyllium extract on Helicobacter pylori interaction with gastric epithelial cells, Javed Yakoob, Wasim Jafri, Malik Hassan Mehmood, Zaigham Abbas, and Kanwal Tariq

Submissions from 2014

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Cytokine and clinical response to Saccharomyces boulardii therapy in diarrhea-dominant irritable bowel syndrome: a randomized trial, Zaigham Abbas, Javed Yakoob, Wasim Jafri, Zubair Ahmad, Zahid Azam, Muhammad Waqas Usman, Sara Shamim, and Muhammad Islam

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Effect of Helicobacter pylori and its virulence factors on portal hypertensive gastropathy and interleukin (IL)-8, IL-10, and tumor necrosis factor-alpha levels, Zaigham Abbas, Javed Yakoob, Muhammad W. Usman, Saeed Hamid, and Wasim Jafri

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Agreement between Serology and Histology for detection of Helicobacter pylori infection, Javed Yakoob and Zaigham Abbas

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Cytokine changes in colonic mucosa associated with Blastocystis spp. subtypes 1 and 3 in diarrhoea-predominant irritable bowel syndrome, Javed Yakoob, Zaigham Abbas, Muhammad Waqas Usman, Aisha Sultana, Muhammad Islam, Safia Awan, Zubair Ahmad, Saeed Hamid, and Wasim Jafri

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Zinc chloride inhibits Helicobacter pylori growth and reduces expression of interleukin-1beta by gastric epithelial cells, Javed Yakoob, Z Abbas, Wasim Jafri, Muhammad Waqas Usman, and Safia Awan

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Comparison of antimicrobial activity of zinc chloride and bismuth subsalicylate against clinical isolates of Helicobacter pylori., Javed Yakoob, Z Abbas, Usman Muhammad Waqas, Safia Awan, Shagufta Naz, Fatima Jafri, Saeed Hamid, and Wasim Jafri

Submissions from 2013

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Varied presentation of celiac disease in Pakistani adults, Zaigham Abbas, Sajjad Raza, Javed Yakoob, Shahab Abid, Saeed Hamid, Hasnain Shah, and Wasim Jafri

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Consensus interferon plus ribavirin for Hepatitis C genotype 3 patients previously treated with pegylated interferon plus ribavirin, Zaigham Abbas, Ghiasun Nabi Tayyab, Mustafa Qureshi, Mohammad Sadik Memon, Amna Subhan, Tanzila Shakir, Wasim Jafri, and Saeed Hamid

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Hepatocellular carcinoma in Native South Asian Pakistani population; trends, clinico-pathological characteristics & differences in viral marker negative & viral-hepatocellular carcinoma, Amna Subhan Butt1, Saeed Hamid, Ashfaq Ahmad Wadalawala, Mariam Ghufran, Ammar Asrar Javed, Omer Farooq, Bilal Ahmed, Tanveer Ul Haq, and Wasim Jafri

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Seroprevalence of hepatitis E and Helicobacter pylori in a low socioeconomic area of a metropolitan city in a developing country, Wasim Jafri, Javed Yakoob, Shahab Abid, Saifa Awan, Shaheer Siddiqui, Fatima Jafri, Saeed Hamid, and S Q. Nizami

Wilson's disease: experience at a tertiary care hospital, Om Parkash, Adil Ayub, Wasim Jafri, Syed hasnain AliShah, and Saeed Hamid

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Comparison of the virulence markers of helicobacter pylori and their associated diseases in patients from Pakistan and Afghanistan, Javed Yakoob, Zaigham Abbas, Wasim Jafri, Muhammad W. Usman, Fatima Jafri, and Safia Awan

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Anti-Helicobacter pylori activity and inhibition of Helicobacter pylori-induced release of IL-8 in AGS cells by plant extracts, Javed Yakoob, Zaigham Abbas, Rustam Khan, Muhammad Waqas Usman, Saeed Hamid, Safia Awan, Kanza Shamim, Syed Faisal Zaidi, Toshiro Sugiyama, and Wasim Jafri

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Low rate of recurrence of Helicobacter pylori infection in spite of high clarithromycin resistance in Pakistan, Javed Yakoob, Shahab Abid, Wasim Jafri, Zaigham Abbas, Khalid Mumtaz, Saeed Hamid, and Rashida Ahmed

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Changing trends of Hepatitis B seromarkers amongst pakistani population: a laboratory-based review, Afia Zafar, Erum Khan, Muhammad Shoaib Khan, Bushra Moiz, and Wasim Jafri

Submissions from 2012

Hepatocellular carcinoma in Hepatitis D: does it differ from Hepatitis B monoinfection?, Zaigham Abbas, Mustafa Qureshi, Saeed Hamid, and Wasim Jafri

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Randomized controlled trial of interferon gamma versus amantadine in combination with interferon alpha and ribavirin for hepatitis C genotype 3 non-responders and relapsers, Z Abbas, Sajjad Raza, Saeed Hamid, and Wasim Jafri

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The clinical, endoscopic and histological spectrum of the solitary rectal ulcer syndrome: a single-center experience of 116 cases, Shahab Abid, Ali Khawaja, Salima Ahmed Bhimani, Zubair Ahmad, Saeed Hamid, and Wasim Jafri

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Short course adjuvant terlipressin in acute variceal bleeding: A randomized double blind dummy controlled trial, Zahid Azam, Saeed Hamid, Wasim Jafri, Mohammad Salih, Zaigham Abbas, Shahab Abid, and Hasnain Shah

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Hepatocellular carcinoma in Pakistan: where do we stand?, Amna Butt, Zaigham Abbas, and Wasim Jafri

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Irritable bowel syndrome and psychiatric disorders in pakistan: a case control study., Amna Subhan Butt, Mohammad Salih, Wasim Jafri, Javed Yakoob, Mohammad Wasay, and Saeed Hamid

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Idiopathic adult ileoileal and ileocolic intussusception in situs inversus totalis: a rare coincidence., Nazish Butt, Syed H Shah, Abdul R. Alvi, and Saba Hassan

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Nutritional status in patients with Hepatitis C, Faisal Wasim Ismail, Rustam A. Khan, Lubna Kamani, Ashfaq A. Wadalawala, Hasnain Ali Shah, Saeed Hamid, and Wasim Jafri

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Perception and knowledge about dietary intake in patients with liver cirrhosis and its relationship with the level of education, Rustam Khan, Ashfaq Ahmed, Faisal Wasim Ismail, Shahab Abid, Safia Awan, Hasnain Shah, Saeed Hamid, and Wasim Jafri

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Primary billiary cirrhosis (antimitochondrial antibody negative) leading to secondary amyloidosis, Om Parkash and Aysha Almas

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Frequency of poor quality of life and predictors of health related quality of life in cirrhosis at a tertiary care hospital Pakistan, Om Parkash, Romaina Iqbal, Fatima Jafri, Iqbal Azam, and Wasim Jafri

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Relationship between vitamin B12, folate and homocysteine levels and H. Pylori infection in patients with functional dyspepsia: a cross-section study, Shahid Rasool, Shahab Abid, Mohammad Perwaiz Iqbal, Naseema Mehboobali, Ghulam Haider, and Wasim Jafri

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Entamoeba species associated with chronic diarrhoea in Pakistan, Javed Yakoob, Zaigham Abbas, Mohammad Asim Beg, S Naz, Rustam Khan, and Wasim Jafri

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Microsporidial infections due to encephalitozoon intestinalis in non-HIV-infected patients with chronic diarrhoea., Javed Yakoob, Zaigham Abbas, Muhammad Asim Beg, Wasim Jafri, Shagufta Naz, Abdullah Khalid, and Rustam Khan

Submissions from 2011

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Interferon alpha for chronic Hepatitis D, Zaigham Abbas, Muhammad Arsalan Khan, Mohammad Salih, and Wasim Jafri

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Efficacy of L-ornithine-L-aspartate as an adjuvant therapy in cirrhotic patients with hepatic encephalopathy, Shahab Abid, Wasim Jafri, Khalid Mumtaz, Muhammad Islam, Zaigham Abbas, Hasnain Ali Shah, and Saeed Hamid

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Seizures During Pegylated Interferon and Ribavirin Therapy for Chronic Hepatitis C Observations From the WIN-R Trial, Furqaan Ahmed, Ira M. Jacobson, Jorge L. Herrera, Myron Brand, Ronald B. Wasserman, Alan M. Fixelle, Vinod K. Rustgi, Clive Albert, Robert Brown, and Clifford Brass

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Haemobilia: a rare cause of gastrointestinal bleeding, L. Kamani, S. M. Faisal Mosharraf, Tanveer-Ul-Haq, and Hasnain Ali Shah

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Regular post dinner walk; can be a useful lifestyle modification for gastroesophageal reflux, Shahid Karim, Wasim Jafri, Afsheen Faryal, Shahid Majid, Mohammad Salih, Fatima Jafri, Saeed Hamid, Hasnain Ali Shah, Zohaib Nawaz, and Usman Tariq

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Investigating an outbreak of acute Viral Hepatitis caused by Hepatitis E virus variants in Karachi, South Pakistan, Anis Khan, Yasuhito Tanaka, Fuat Kurbanov, Abeer Elkady, Z Abbas, Zahid Azam, Amna Subhan, Sajjad Razza, Saeed Hamid, Wasim Jafri, James Shih, Ningshao Xia, Kazuaki Takahashi, Shunji Mishiro, and Masashi Mizokami

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Virological and clinical characteristics of hepatitis delta virus in South Asia, Khalid Mumtaz, Umair S. Ahmed, Sadik Memon, Ali Khawaja, Muhammad T. Usmani, Tariq Moatter, Saeed Hamid, and Wasim Jafri

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Impact of a bleeding care pathway in the management of acute upper gastrointestinal bleeding., Khalid Mumtaz, Lubna Kamani, Saeed Hamid, Shahab Abid, Hasnain A Shah, and Wasim Jafri

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Size or the Number of Portal Tracts: Which Matters in a Liver Biopsy Core in Chronic Hepatitis C?, Om Parkash, Khalid Mumtaz, Zubair Ahmed, Saeed Hamid, Fatima Jafri, and Wasim Jafri

Submissions from 2010

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Global hepatitis, migration and its impact on Western healthcare, Furqaan Ahmed and Graham R. Foster

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Frequency and characteristic features of portal hypertensive gastropathy in patients with viral cirrhosis, Shahid Ahmed, Khalid Mumtaz, Umair Syed Ahmed, Hasnain Ali Shah, Shahab Abid, Saeed Hamid, and Wasim Jafri

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Helicobacter pylori infection in children: population-based age-specific prevalence and risk factors in a developing country., Wasim Jafri, Javed Yakoob, Shahab Abid, S. Siddiqui, Safia Awan, and S Q. Nizami

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Precipitating Factors and The Outcome of Hepatic Encephalopathy in Liver Cirrhosis, Khalid Mumtaz, Umair Syed Ahmed, Shahab Abid, Noshaba Baig, Saeed Hamid, and Wasim Jafri

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Severity of acute hepatitis and its outcome in patients with dengue fever in a tertiary care hospital Karachi, Pakistan (South Asia), Om Parkash, Aysha Almas, S. M. Wasim Jafri, Saeed Hamid, Jaweed Akhtar, and Hasnain Alishah

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Evaluation of quality and patient satisfaction during endoscopic procedure: a cross sectional study from south Asian country, Shahid Rasool, Shahid Ahmed, Shaheer Siddiqui, Mohammad Salih, Wasim Jafri, and Saeed Hamid

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Burden of common mental disorders in patients with functional dyspepsia, Abdul Sattar, Mohammad Salih, and Wasim Jafri

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Prevalences of giardia lamblia and cryptosporidium parvum infection in adults presenting with chronic diarrhoea, Javed Yakoob, Zaigham Abbas, M. Asim Beg, Shagufta Naz, Rustam Khan, Muhammad Islam, and Wasim Jafri

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Is there an association of giardiasis with beta-thalassemia minor?, Javed Yakoob, Wasim Jafri, and Hizbullah Shaikh

Submissions from 2009

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Furazolidone, Co-amoxiclav, Colloidal Bismuth Subcitrate, and Esomeprazole for patients who failed to eradicate Helicobacter pylori with triple therapy, Z Abbas, Javed Yakoob, Shahab Abid, Wasim Jafri, Muhammad Islam, Zahid Azam, and Imran Hilal

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Helicobacter pylori infection: approach of primary care physicians in a developing country, Shahid Ahmed, Mohammad Salih, Wasim Jafri, Hasnain Ali Shah, and Saeed Hamid

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Sustained virological response to pegylated interferon and ribavirin in patients with genotype 3 HCV cirrhosis., Amna Subhan Butt, Khalid Mumtaz, Irum Aqeel, Hasnain A Shah, Saeed Hamid, and Wasim Jafri

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Model for end-stage liver disease (MELD) score as a useful prognostic marker in cirrhotic patients with infection, Rustam Khan, Shahab Abid, Wasim Jafri, Safia Awan, Saeed Hamid, Hasnain Shah, and Shahid Pervez

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Prevalence of Hepatitis D in HBsAg positive patients visiting liver clinics, Naresh Kumar Seetlani, Zaigham Abbas, Sajjad Raza, Javed Yakoob, and Wasim Jafri

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Esophageal polypoidal mass: presentation of an uncommon pleomorphic carcinoma, Javed Yakoob, Z Abbas, Wasim Jafri, and Najamul Sahar Azad

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Low prevalence of the intact cag pathogenicity island in clinical isolates of Helicobacter pylori in Karachi, Pakistan, Javed Yakoob, Wasim Jafri, Zaigham Abbas, Shahab Abid, R. Khan, N. Jafri, and Z. Ahmad

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Dengue fever with hepatitis E and hepatitis A infection, Javed Yakoob, Wasim Jafri, Shaheer Siddiqui, and Mehmood Riaz

Submissions from 2008

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Noninvasive predictors of large varices in patients hospitalized with gastroesophageal variceal hemorrhage., Faisal Wasim Ismail, Hasnain A Shah, Saeed Hamid, Zaigham Abbas, Shahab Abid, Khalid Mumtaz, and Wasim Jafri

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Predictors of gastrointestinal lesions on endoscopy in iron deficiency anemia without gastrointestinal symptoms, Shahid Majid, Mohammad Salih, Rozina Wasaya, and Wasim Jafri

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Distribution of hepatitis C virus genotypes and its response to treatment in Pakistani patients, Khalid Mumtaz, Saeed S. Hamid, Tariq Moatter, Shahab Abid, Hasnain A. Shah, and Wasim Jafri

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Safety and utility of oesophago-gastro-duodenoscopy in acute myocardial infarction, Khalid Mumtaz, Faisal Wasim, Wasim Jafri, Shahab Abid, Saeed Hamid, Hasnain Shah, and Sajid Dhakam

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An open study to assess the safety and efficacy of Heprovac-B vaccine 10 mcg-dose for adults, Hasnain Ali Shah and Wasim Jafri

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Gastric corpus polyps associated with Proton Pump Inhibitors therapy, Javed Yakoob, Zaigham Abbas, Wasim Jafri, and Zubair Ahmad

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Gastric juice for the diagnosis of H pylori infection in patients on proton pump inhibitors, Javed Yakoob, Shahid Rasool, Z Abbas, Wasim Jafri, Shahab Abid, Muhammad Islam, and Zubair Ahmad

Submissions from 2007

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Irritable bowel syndrome and health seeking behaviour in different communities of Pakistan, Wasim Jafri, Javed Yakoob, Nadim Jafri, Muhammad Islam, and Qazi Masroor Ali

Submissions from 2006

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Frequency of NSAID induced peptic ulcer disease, Saeed Hamid, Javed Yakoob, Wasim Jafri, Shanul Islam, Shahab Abid, and Muhammad Islam

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Hepatitis B and C: prevalence and risk factors associated with seropositivity among children in Karachi, Pakistan, Wasim Jafri, Nadim Jafri, Javed Yakoob, Muhammad Islam, Syed Farhan Ali Tirmizi, Tazeen Jafar, Saeed Akhtar, Saeed Hamid, Hasnain Ali Shah, and Sheikh Qamaruddin Nizami

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Phloroglucinol in Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Wasim Jafri, Javed Yakoob, Sajjad Hussain, Nadim Jafri, and Muhammad Islam

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An office-based serological test for detection of current Helicobacter pylori infection: is it useful?, Khalid Mumtaz, Shahab Abid, Javed Yakoob, Zaigham Abbas, Saeed Hamid, Muhammad Islam, Hasnain A. Shah, and Wasim Jafri

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Comparison of biopsy-based methods for the detection of Helicobacter pylori infection, Javed Yakoob, Muhammad Islam, Shahab Abid, Wasim Jafri, Zaigham Abbas, and Z. Ahmad

Submissions from 2005

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Frequency of irritable bowel syndrome in college students., Wasim Jafri, Javed Yakoob, Nadim Jafri, Muhammad Islam, and Qazi Masroor Ali

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Role of rapid urease test and histopathology in the diagnosis of Helicobacter pylori infection in a developing country, Javed Yakoob, Wasim Jafri, Shahab Abid, Zaigham Abbas, Saeed Hamid, Muhammad Islam, Kashif Anis, Hasnain Ali Shah, and Hizbullah Shaikh

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Giardiasis in patients with dyspeptic symptoms, Javed Yakoob, Wasim Jafri, Shahab Abid, Nadim Jafri, Saeed Hamid, Hasnain Ali Shah, Lubna Rizvi, Muhammad Islam, and Hizbullah Shaikh

Submissions from 2004

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Genetic and phenotype changes following in vitro interactions between Helicobacter pylori strains, Javed Yakoob, Xuegong Fan, Guoling Hu, and Zheng Zhang

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In vitro susceptibility of Blastocystis hominis isolated from patients with irritable bowel syndrome, Javed Yakoob, Wasim Jafri, Nadim Jafri, Muhammad Islam, and Mohammad Asim Beg

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Irritable bowel syndrome: in search of an etiology: role of Blastocystis hominis, Javed Yakoob, Wasim Jafri, Nadim Jafr, Rustam Khan, Muhammad Islam, Mohammad Asim Beg, and Viqar Zaman

Submissions from 2003

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Irritable bowel syndrome in health care professionals in Pakistan, Wasim Jafri, Javed Yakoob, Nadim Jafri, Mahesh Maloni, Saeed Hamid, Hasnain Ali Shah, and Shahab Abid

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Helicobacter pylori infection and micronutrient deficiencies., Javed Yakoob, Wasim Jafri, and Shahab Abid

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Candida esophagitis: Risk factors in non-HIV population in Pakistan, Javed Yakoob, Wasim Jafri, Shahab Abid, Nadim Jafri, Muhammad Islam, Saeed Hamid, Hasnain Ali Shah, and Akbar S. Hussainy

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Candida oesophagitis with Hepatitis C virus: an uncommon association, Javed Yakoob, Wasim Jafri, and Akbar S. Hussainy

Submissions from 2002

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Helicobacter pylori cagA and vacA cytotoxin genes in Changsha, China, Xue-Gong Fan, Xiao-Ning Peng, Yan Huang, Javed Yakoob, and Zhi-Ming Wang

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Helicobacter species ribosomal DNA recovered from the liver tissue of chinese patients with primary hepatocellular carcinoma., Xue-Gong Fan, Xiao-Ning Peng, Yan Huang, Javed Yakoob, Zhi-Ming Wang, and Yong-Ping Chen

Submissions from 2001

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Polycolonization of Helicobacter pylori among Chinese subjects, Javed Yakoob, Xue-Gong Fan, G.-L Hu, H.-X. Yang, L. Liu, S.-H. Liu, D.-M. Tan, T.-G. Li, and Z. Zhang

Submissions from 2000

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Diversity of Helicobacter pylori among Chinese persons with H. pylori infection., Javed Yakoob, Guo Ling Hu, Xue Gong Fan, Hui Xiang Yang, De Ming Tan, Tie Gan Li, and Zheng Zhang

Submissions from 1996

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Enhanced T-helper 2 lymphocyte responses: immune mechanism of Helicobacter pylori infection, Xue-Gong Fan, Javed Yakoob, XJ Fan, and PWN Keeling

Submissions from 1995

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A change of IL-2 and IL-4 production in patients with Helicobactor pylori infection, X. G. Fan, Javed Yakoob, X. J. Fan, and P. W. N. Keeling

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Helicobacter pylori-induced lipid peroxidation in peripheral blood lymphocytes, Xue-Gong Fan, Javed Yakoob, Andrew Chua, Xue-J. Fan, and Paul W.N Keeling

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Effect of interleukin-4 on peripheral blood lymphocyte proliferation: implication in immunopathogenesis of H. pylori infection, Xue-Gong Fan, Javed Yakoob, Xue-Jun Fan, and Paul W.N. Keeling