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Submissions from 2020

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Drug induced liver injury is associated with high mortality- A study from a tertiary care hospital in Pakistan, Adeel Abid, Faryal Subhani, Farhana Kayani, Safia Awan, and Shahab Abid

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Minimal hepatic encephalopathy: Effect of H. pylori infection and small intestinal bacterial overgrowth treatment on clinical outcomes, Shahab Abid, Muhammad Kamran, Adeel Abid, Nazish Butt, Safia Awan, and Zaigham Abbas

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The global impact of COVID-19 on gastrointestinal endoscopy units: An international survey of endoscopists, Mohamed Alboraie, Alejandro Piscoya, Quang Trung Tran, Robin B. Mendelsohn, Amna Subhan Butt, Luciano Lenz, Pezhman Alavinejad, Mohamed H. Emara, Zouhour Samlani, and Ahmed Altonbary

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Worldwide management of inflammatory bowel disease during the COVID-19 pandemic: An international survey, Charles N. Bernstein, Siew C. Ng, Rupa Banerjee, Flavio Steinwurz, Bo Shen, Franck Carbonnel, Saeed Hamid, Ajit Sood, Jesus K. Yamamoto-Furusho, and Anne Griffiths

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Leaving no one behind: Towards equitable global elimination of hepatitis C, Elin Hoffmann Dahl, Hassaan Zahid, Khawar Aslam, and Wasim Jafri

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Impact of metabolic risk factors on the severity and outcome of patients with alcohol associated acute-on-chronic liver failure, Ajay Duseja, Arka De, Sunil Taneja, Ashok Kumar Choudhury, Harshad Devarbhavi, Jinhua Hu, Saeed S. Hamid, Amna Subhan Butt, Wasim Jafri, and Hasmik Ghazinian

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The Asian pacific association for the study of the liver clinical practice guidelines for the diagnosis and management of metabolic associated fatty liver disease, Mohammed Eslam, Shiv K. Sarin, Vincent Wai-Sun Wong, Jian-Gao Fan, Takumi Kawaguchi, Sang Hoon Ahn, Ming-Hua Zheng, Gamal Shiha, Yusuf Yilmaz, and Saeed Hamid

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Changing trends in biliary stenting for unresectable malignant perihilar obstructions, Lubna Kamani and Muhammad Arshad

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Redesigning the Landscape for Women and Leadership: Insights gained from the covid-19 pandemic. On behalf of women in gastroenterology network Asia pacific (WIGNAP) and women in endoscopy (WIE), Lubna Kamani, Nonthalee Pausawasdi, Jeanin E Van Hooft, Amrita Sethi, and Sharmila Sachithanandan

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Severity of disease from COVID-19 in patients with obesity and MAFLD: Is there an association?, Muhammad Kamran and Wasim Jafri

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Personal protective equipment for endoscopy in low-resource settings during the COVID-19 pandemic: Guidance from the world gastroenterology organisation, Desmond Leddin, David Armstrong, Raja A Raja Ali, Alan Barkun, Amna Subhan Butt, Ye Chen, Harshit S. Khara, Yeong Yeh Lee, Wai Keung Leung, and Finlay Macrae

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Effects and cost of different strategies to eliminate hepatitis C virus transmission in Pakistan: A modelling analysis, Aaron G. Lim, Josephine G. Walker, Nyashadzaishe Mafirakureva, Gul Ghuttai Khalid, Huma Qureshi, Hassan Mahmood, Adam Trickey, Hannah Fraser, Khawar Aslam, and Saeed Hamid

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Over-the-counter drug causing acute pancreatitis, Swetha Parvataneni, Rajesh Essrani, Shehriyar Mehershahi, Rajesh Essrani, Ajeet Kumar Lohana, and Asif Mehmood

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A rare cause of dyspeptic symptoms and anaemia in a young man, Hareem Rehman, Shahab Abid, Naila Kayani, and Ali Haroon

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Liver diseases in the Asia-pacific region: A lancet gastroenterology & hepatology commission, Shiv K. Sarin, Manoj Kumar, Mohammed Eslam, Jacob George, Mamun Al Mahtab, Sheikh M. Fazle Akbar, Jidong Jia, Qiuju Tian, Wasim Jafri, and Amna S. Butt

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Pre-existing liver disease is associated with poor outcome in patients with SARS CoV2 Infection; the APCOLIS study (APASL COVID-19 liver injury spectrum study), Shiv Kumar Sarin, Ashok Choudhury, George K. Lau, Ming-Hua Zheng, Dong Ji, Sherief Abd-Elsalam, Jaeseok Hwang, Xiaolong Qi, Ian Homer Cua, and Wasim Jafri

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Development and validation of the Asia-pacific proximal colon neoplasia risk score, Martin C.S. Wong, Rungsun Rerknimitr, Khean Lee Goh, Takahisa Matsuda, Hyun-Soo Kim, Deng-Chyang Wu, and Furqaan Ahmed

Submissions from 2019

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Polycythaemia vera presenting as a porta hepatis mass, Shanila Ahmed, Omar Irfan, Sabeehuddin Siddique, and Shahab Abid

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Complications constitute a major risk factor for mortality in hepatitis b virus-related acute-on-chronic liver failure patients: a multi-national study from the Asia-pacific region, Tao Chen, Zhongyuan Yang, Ashok Kumar Choudhury, Mamun Al Mahtab, Jun Li, Yu Chen, Soek-Siam Tan, Tao Han, Jinhua Hu, and Saeed Hamid

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Accelerating the elimination of viral hepatitis: a Lancet Gastroenterology & Hepatology Commission, Graham S. Cooke, Isabelle Andrieux-Meyer, Tanya L. Applegate, Jessica R. Burry, Hugo Cheinquer, Geoff Dusheiko, Jordan J. Feld, Charles Gore, Max G. Griswold, and Saeed Hamid

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Drug-Induced Acute-on-Chronic Liver Failure in Asian Patients, Harshad Devarbhavi and Saeed Hamid

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Hepatocellular carcinoma in Asia: a challenging situation, Wasim Jafri and Muhammad Kamran

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Correction to: Acute-on-chronic liver failure: consensus recommendations of the Asian Pacific association for the study of the liver (APASL): an update, Wasim Jafri, Hai Li, Mohd Rela, Harshad Devarbhavi, and Man-Fung Yuen

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Low conversion rate during minimally invasive major hepatectomy:Ten-year experience at a high-volume center, Mohammad Raheel Jajja, Marvi Tariq, Daniel W. Maxwell, Salila Shoaib Hashmi, Edward Lin, and Juan M. Sarmiento

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APASL HCV guidelines of virus-eradicated patients by DAA on how to monitor HCC occurrence and HBV reactivation, Tatsuo Kanda, George K K. Lau, Lai Wei, Mitsuhiko Moriyama, Ming-Lung Yu, Wang-Long Chuang, Alaaeldin Ibrahim, Cosmas Rinaldi Adithya Lesmana, Saeed Hamid, and Wasim Jafri

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Acute-on-chronic liver failure: consensus recommendations of the Asian Pacific association for the study of the liver (APASL): an update Authors Authors and affiliations, Shiv Kumar, Ashok Choudhury, Manoj K. Sharma, Rakhi Maiwall, Mamun Al Mahtab, Saeed Hamid, Salimur Rahman, Sanjiv Saigal, Neeraj Saraf, and A. S. Soin

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Cancer, Hepatic Lymphoma, Ajeet Kumar Lohana and Shahab Abid

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Understanding Constipation: A Cross-sectional Study from a Developing Country Setting, Minaz Mawani, Abdul Azeem, Sakina Gheewala, Nazish Butt, and Shahab Abid

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Functional gastrointestinal disorders and gut-brain axis: What does the future hold?, Kashif Mukhtar, Hasham Nawaz, and Shahab Abid

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Rosai-Dorfman's disease, an uncommon cause of common clinical presentation, Om Parkash, Mian Shah Yousaf, and Ghulam Fareed

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Acute-on-chronic liver failure: Consensus recommendations of the Asian pacific association for the study of the liver (APASL): An update, Shiv Kumar Sarin, Ashok Choudhury, Manoj K. Sharma, Rakhi Maiwall, Mamun Al Mahtab, Salimur Rahman, Saeed Hamid, Amna S. Butt, Wasim Jafri, and Zaigham Abbas

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Innovative strategies for the elimination of viral hepatitis at a national level: A country case series, Sophia E. Schröeder, Alisa Pedrana, Nick Scott, David Wilson, Christian Kuschel, Lisa Aufegger, Rifat Atun, Ricardo Baptista‐Leite, Saeed Hamid, and Maia Butsashvili

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Treating chronic hepatitis delta: The need for surrogate markers of treatment efficacy, Cihan Yurdaydin, Z Abbas, Maria Buti, Markus Cornberg, Rafael Esteban, Ohad Etzion, Edward J. Gane, Robert G. Gish, Saeed Hamid, and Theo Heller

Submissions from 2018

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A Rare Cause of Recurrent Constipation With Abdominal Pain and Distension, Shahab Abid and Dawar Khan

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Flare of Autoimmune Hepatitis causing acute on chronic liver failure (ACLF): diagnosis and response to corticosteroid therapy., Lovkesh Anand, Ashok Choudhury, Chhagan Bihari, Barjesh C. Sharma, Manoj Kumar, Rakhi Maiwall, Saeed Hamid, Amna Subhan Butt, Wasim Jafri, and Z Abbas

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Predictors of serious findings on bi-directional endoscopy in young patients with anemia and GI symptoms, Faisal Aslam, A. B. Khalid, Faraz Siddiqui, and Yamna Jadoon

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Treatment of people diagnosed with chronic hepatitis C virus infection, Marc Bulterys and Saeed Hamid

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Impact of direct acting antivirals on occurrence and recurrence of hepatocellular carcinoma: Biologically plausible or an epiphenomenon?, Amna Subhan Butt, Fatima Sharif, and Shahab Abid

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Frequency of food hypersensitivity in patients with Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders, Faisal Wasim Ismail, Shahab Abid, Safia Awan, and Lubna Farheen

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Training in emerging advances in chronic hepatitis C infection in Pakistan: the Teach-Pak project, Faisal Wasim Ismail, Shahab Abid, Minaz Mawani, Wasim Jafri, and Saeed Hamid

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APASL clinical practice recommendation: how to treat HCV-infected patients with renal impairment?, Tatsuo Kanda, George K. K. Lau, Lai Wei, Mitsuhiko Moriyama, Ming-Lung Yu, Wang-Long Chuang, Alaaeldin Ibrahim, Cosmas Rinaldi Adithya Lesmana, Jose Sollano, and Saeed Hamid

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Curbing the hepatitis C virus epidemic in Pakistan: The impact of scaling up treatment and prevention for achieving elimination, Aaron G. Lim; Huma Qureshi; Hassan Mahmood; Saeed Hamid; Charlotte F. Davies; Adam Trickey; Nancy Glass; Quaid Saeed; Hannah Fraser; and Josephine G. Walker,

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Assessment of malnutrition in patients with liver cirrhosis using protein calorie malnutrition (PCM) score verses bio-electrical impedance analysis (BIA), Om Parkash, Wasim Jafri, S. M. Munir, and Romaina Iqbal

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Impact of sepsis and non-communicable diseases on prognostic models to predict the outcome of hospitalized chronic liver disease patients, Fakhar Qazi, Shahab Abid, Preet Ayoub Shaikh, and Safia Awan

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Clinical and virological heterogeneity of hepatitis delta in different regions world‐wide: The Hepatitis Delta International Network (HDIN), Anika Wranke, Lourdes M. Pinheiro Borzacov, Raymundo Parana, Cirley Lobato, Saeed Hamid, Emanoil Ceausu, George N. Dalekos, Mario Rizzetto, Adela Turcanu, and Grazia A. Niro

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Association of helicobacter pylori and protozoal parasites in patients with chronic diarrhoea, Javed Yakoob, Zaigham Abbas, Muhammad Rizwan Khan, Kanwal Tariq, Safia Awan, and Mohammad Asim Beg

Submissions from 2017

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Amoebic brain abscess associated with renal cell carcinoma, Umme Hani Abdullah,; Mirza Zain Baig,; Muhammad Azeemuddin,; Mohammad Wasay,; javed Yakoob; and Mohammad Asim Beg

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Itopride for gastric volume, gastric emptying and drinking capacity in functional dyspepsia, Shahab Abid, Wasim Jafri, Maseeh uz Zaman, Rakhshanda Bilal, Safia Awan, and Aamir Abbas

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Response to comment on Ahsan Ali Syed et al (J Pak Med Assoc 2017; 67: 400-404 Frequency of worsening liver function in severe dengue hepatitis patients receiving paracetamol: A retrospective analysis of hospital data, Syed Ahsan Ali

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Liver failure determines the outcome in patients of acute-on-chronic liver failure (ACLF): comparison of APASL ACLF research consortium (AARC) and CLIF-SOFA models, A. Choudhury, A. Jindal, R. Maiwall, M. K. Sharma, B. C. Sharma, V. Pamecha, M. Mahtab, S. Rahman, Saeed Hamid, and Wasim Jafri

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Findings from a large Asian chronic hepatitis C real-life study, Seng Gee Lim, Wah Wah Phyo, Samir R. Shah, Khin Maung Win, Saeed Hamid, Teerha Piratvisuth, Soek Siam Tan, Taufique Ahmed, Wei Lyn Yang, and Manav Wadhawan

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De novo descending aorta thrombus in a patient with metastatic colorectal cancer: A case report, Om Parkash, Adil Ayub, Buria Naeem, and Saeed Hamid

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Clinical Characteristics and Outcome of Budd-Chiari Syndrome at a Tertiary Care Hospital in Pakistan., Om Parkash, Aysha Khan, and Saeed Hamid

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Prevalence and risk of hepatitis E virus infection in the HIV population of Nepal, Ananta Shrestha, Anurag Adhikar, Manjula Bhattarai, Ramanuj Rauniyar, Jose D. Debes, André Boonstra, Thupten K. . Lama, Mamun Al Mahtab, Amna Subhan Butt, and Sheikh Mohammad Fazle Akbar

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Gastric lymphoma: association with Helicobacter pylori outer membrane protein Q (HopQ) and cytotoxic-pathogenicity activity island (CPAI) genes, J Yakoob, Z Abbas, Z Ahmad, K Tariq, S Awan, K Mustafa, and R Khan

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Helicobacter pylori outer membrane protein Q genotypes and their susceptibility to anti-adhesive phytotherapeutic agents., javed Yakoob, Z Abbas, Malik Hassan Mehmood, Kanwal Tariq, Saima Azhar Saleem, Safia Awan, Abdul Malik, Saeed Hamid, Rustam Khan, and Wasim Jafri

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Distribution of gastric carcinoma in an area with a high prevalence of Helicobacter pylori., javed Yakoob, syeda sadia fatima, Z Abbas, syed farrukh mustafa, Hamza Abdur Rahim Khan, muhammad faraz raghib, Safia Awan, and Zubair Ahmad

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Cytokine changes in gastric and colonic epithelial cell in response to Planta ovata extract., javed Yakoob, Wasim Jafri, Malik Hassan Mehmood, Z Abbas, and Kanwal Tariq

Submissions from 2016

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Proton pump inhibitors and other disease-based factors in the recurrence of adverse cardiovascular events following percutaneous coronary angiography: A long-term cohort, Adil Ayub, Om Parkash, Buria Naeem, Duraiz Murtaza, Aamir Hameed Khan, Wasim Jafri, and Saeed Hamid

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UNDERSTANDING HEALTH SEEKING BEHAVIOR OF HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONALS IN TERTIARY CARE HOSPITALS IN PAKISTAN, Shazia Bana,; javed Yakoob; Nourin Jivany; Asima Faisal; Humeira Jawed; and Safia Awan

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Metastatic Cutaneous Crohn's Disease: A Case Report., Amna Subhan Butt, Fakhar Qazi, and sadia tabassum

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Viral Hepatitis in Pakistan: Past, Present, and Future, Amna Subhan Butt and Fatima Sharif

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Professional Practices Promoting Health of Healthcare Workers: Comparison of Public and Private Hospitals in Pakistan, Nourin Jivany, javed Yakoob, Shazia Bana, Asima Faisa, and Humeira Jawed

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Primary Hepatic Carcinoid Tumor with Poor Outcome, Om Parkash, Adil Ayub, Buria Naeem, Sehrish Najam, Zubair Ahmed, Wasim Jafri, and Saeed Hamid

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Next big threat for Pakistan Hepatocellular Carcinoma (HCC), Om Parkash and Saeed Hamid

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Electrophysiological changes in patients with liver cirrhosis in a tertiary care hospital in Karachi, Pakistan, Om Parkash, Ghulam Rehman Mohyuddin, Adil Ayub, Irfan Nazir, Arslan Arif Maan, and Saeed Hamid

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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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Predictors of Poor Outcome in Hospitalized Chronic Liver Disease Patients., Fakhar Qazi, Shahab Abid, Safia Awan, and faiza farooq

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Changes in Serum Lipid Profile among Patients Suffering from Chronic Liver Disease Secondary to Hepatitis C, Fakhar Qazi, Shameem Behram Khan, Anam Umar, Noor ul Saba Shaikh, and Fizza Choudhry

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Abdominal Cocoon: Primary Sclerosing Encapsulating Peritonitis., Fakhar Qazi and Wasim Ahmed Memon

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Meckel's Diverticulum: A Case Report of Overt Obscure GI Bleed with Combine Gastric and Pancreatic Heterotopic Tissues., Fakhar Qazi, Om Parkash, Kamran Siddiqui, and Zafar Nazir

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Environmental Enteric Dysfunction in Children, Sana Syed, Asad Ali, and Christopher Duggan

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Hepatitis B and hepatitis C in southeast and southern Asia: challenges for governments, Suzanne Wait; Emily Kell; Saeed Hamid; David H. Muljono; Jose Sollano; Rosmawati Mohamed,; Samir Shah; Mamun Al-Mahtab; Z Abbas; Jennifer Johnston,; Tawesak Tanwandee,; and Jack Wallace,

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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

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Helicobacter pylori outer membrane protein and virulence marker differences in expatriate patients, javed Yakoob, Z Abbas, Wasim Jafri, and R KHAN

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Immunomodulatory Effects of Psyllium Extract on Helicobacter pylori Interaction With Gastric Epithelial Cells., javed Yakoob, Wasim Jafri, Malik Hassan Mehmood, Z Abbas, and Kanwal Tariq

Submissions from 2015

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Interferon lambda-3 polymorphism and response to pegylated interferon in patients with hepatitis D, Z Abbas; javed Yakoob; Muhammad A. Umer,; Minaam Abbas; and Saeed Hamid

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Is it time to replace propranolol with carvedilol for portal hypertension?, Shahab Abid, Saadat Ali, Muhammad Asif Baig, and Anam Akbar Waheed

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Epidemiology of Viral Hepatitis and Liver Diseases in Pakistan, Amna Subhan Butt

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Hepatic encephalopathy in chronic liver disease: predisposing factors in a developing country, Fakhar Qazi, Shameem Behram Khan, and Anam Umar

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Non-invasive parameters for the detection of variceal bleed in patients of liver cirrhosis, an experience of a tertiary care hospital in Pakistan, Anam Umar, Fakhar Qazi, Rukhsana Abdul Sattar, and Beena Umar

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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

Submissions from 2014

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Treatment of chronic hepatitis D patients with pegylated interferon: a real-world experience, Zaigham Abbas, Mohammad S. Memon, Hammad Mithani, Wasim Jafri, and Saeed Hamid

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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

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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Effect of Helicobacter pylori and its virulence factors on portal hypertensive gastropathy and interleukin (IL)-8, IL-10, and tumor necrosis factor-alpha levels, Z Abbas, javed Yakoob, usman WM, Shakir T, Saeed Hamid, and Wasim Jafri

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Management of bleeding gastric varices: a single session of histoacryl injection may be sufficient, Ali Khawaja, Ambreen A. Sonawalla, Sana F. Somani, and Shahab Abid

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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

What about us? Recent advances in the treatment of chronic hepatitis C threaten to leave some parts of the world behind, F Ahmed

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What about us? Recent advances in the treatment of chronic hepatitis C threaten to leave some parts of the world behind, F. Ahmed

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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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Are we ready for a new epidemic of under recognized liver disease in South Asia especially in Pakistan? Non alcoholic fatty liver disease, Om Parkash and Saeed Hamid

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Job's syndrome with an atypical presentation, Abbas Ali Tasneem, Sabahat Sarfaraz, Syed Mujahid Hassan, Nasir Hassan Luck, Sabiha Anis, and Zaigham Abbas