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1.

The Effect of Bariatric Surgery on Migraines: a Systematic Review and Meta-analysis.

Dang JT, Lee JKH, Kung JY, Switzer NJ, Karmali S, Birch DW.

Obes Surg. 2019 Nov 30. doi: 10.1007/s11695-019-04290-9. [Epub ahead of print]

PMID:
31786719
2.

Predictors and outcomes of bleed after sleeve gastrectomy: an analysis of the MBSAQIP data registry.

Mocanu V, Dang J, Ladak F, Switzer N, Birch DW, Karmali S.

Surg Obes Relat Dis. 2019 Oct;15(10):1675-1681. doi: 10.1016/j.soard.2019.07.017. Epub 2019 Aug 10.

PMID:
31590999
3.

Concurrent bariatric surgery and paraesophageal hernia repair: an analysis of the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Association Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP) database.

Hefler J, Dang J, Mocanu V, Switzer N, Birch DW, Karmali S.

Surg Obes Relat Dis. 2019 Oct;15(10):1746-1754. doi: 10.1016/j.soard.2019.08.025. Epub 2019 Sep 5.

PMID:
31588008
4.

Predictive factors for diabetes remission after bariatric surgery

Dang JT, Sheppard C, Kim D, Switzer N, Shi X, Tian C, de Gara C, Karmali S, Birch DW.

Can J Surg. 2019 Oct 1;62(5):315-319.

5.

Higher Edmonton Obesity Staging System scores are associated with complications following laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass.

Skulsky SL, Dang JT, Battiston A, Switzer NJ, Birch DW, Sharma AM, Karmali S.

Surg Endosc. 2019 Aug 27. doi: 10.1007/s00464-019-07067-4. [Epub ahead of print]

PMID:
31456024
6.

Bridging interventions before bariatric surgery in patients with BMI ≥ 50 kg/m2: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

Lee Y, Dang JT, Switzer N, Malhan R, Birch DW, Karmali S.

Surg Endosc. 2019 Nov;33(11):3578-3588. doi: 10.1007/s00464-019-07027-y. Epub 2019 Aug 9.

PMID:
31399947
7.

Bariatric surgery outcomes in oxygen-dependent patients: analysis of the MBSAQIP database.

Afraz S, Dang JT, Modasi A, Switzer N, Birch DW, Karmali S.

Surg Obes Relat Dis. 2019 Sep;15(9):1571-1580. doi: 10.1016/j.soard.2019.06.030. Epub 2019 Jul 4.

PMID:
31399310
8.

Bariatric Surgery Outcomes in Patients on Preoperative Therapeutic Anticoagulation: an Analysis of the 2015 to 2017 MBSAQIP.

Modasi A, Dang JT, Afraz S, Hefler J, Switzer N, Birch DW, Karmali S.

Obes Surg. 2019 Nov;29(11):3432-3442. doi: 10.1007/s11695-019-04064-3.

PMID:
31278654
9.

Concurrent Laparoscopic Ventral Hernia Repair with Bariatric Surgery: a Propensity-Matched Analysis.

Moolla M, Dang J, Modasi A, Byrns S, Switzer N, Birch DW, Karmali S.

J Gastrointest Surg. 2019 Jun 26. doi: 10.1007/s11605-019-04291-0. [Epub ahead of print]

PMID:
31243713
10.

Predicting surgical site infections following laparoscopic bariatric surgery: development of the BariWound tool using the MBSAQIP database.

Dang JT, Tran C, Switzer N, Delisle M, Laffin M, Madsen K, Birch DW, Karmali S.

Surg Endosc. 2019 Jun 24. doi: 10.1007/s00464-019-06932-6. [Epub ahead of print]

PMID:
31236724
11.

Effects of Chronic Corticosteroid and Immunosuppressant Use in Patients Undergoing Bariatric Surgery.

Hefler J, Dang J, Modasi A, Switzer N, Birch DW, Karmali S.

Obes Surg. 2019 Oct;29(10):3309-3315. doi: 10.1007/s11695-019-03995-1.

PMID:
31165404
12.

Evaluating the safety of bariatric surgery for weight loss in class I obesity: A propensity-matched analysis of North American data.

Gamme G, Dang JT, Switzer N, Gill R, Birch DW, Karmali S.

Surg Obes Relat Dis. 2019 Apr;15(4):629-635. doi: 10.1016/j.soard.2019.01.024. Epub 2019 Feb 1.

PMID:
30858010
13.

Clostridium difficile and Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgery: an Analysis of the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program Database.

Dang TT, Dang JT, Moolla M, Switzer N, Madsen K, Birch DW, Karmali S.

Obes Surg. 2019 Jun;29(6):1881-1888. doi: 10.1007/s11695-019-03785-9.

PMID:
30806914
14.

Predictors and outcomes of leak after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass: an analysis of the MBSAQIP data registry.

Mocanu V, Dang J, Ladak F, Switzer N, Birch DW, Karmali S.

Surg Obes Relat Dis. 2019 Mar;15(3):396-403. doi: 10.1016/j.soard.2019.01.012. Epub 2019 Jan 26.

PMID:
30782473
15.

Antibiotic use in prevention of anal fistulas following incision and drainage of anorectal abscesses: A systematic review and meta-analysis.

Mocanu V, Dang JT, Ladak F, Tian C, Wang H, Birch DW, Karmali S.

Am J Surg. 2019 May;217(5):910-917. doi: 10.1016/j.amjsurg.2019.01.015. Epub 2019 Jan 31.

PMID:
30773213
16.

Rates of reoperation and nonoperative intervention within 30 days of bariatric surgery.

Ladak F, Dang JT, Switzer NJ, Mocanu V, Birch DW, Karmali S.

Surg Obes Relat Dis. 2019 Mar;15(3):431-440. doi: 10.1016/j.soard.2018.12.035. Epub 2019 Jan 11.

PMID:
30745151
17.

The Impact of ADHD on Outcomes Following Bariatric Surgery: a Systematic Review and Meta-analysis.

Mocanu V, Tavakoli I, MacDonald A, Dang JT, Switzer N, Birch DW, Karmali S.

Obes Surg. 2019 Apr;29(4):1403-1409. doi: 10.1007/s11695-019-03735-5. Review.

PMID:
30706311
18.

Ongoing Inconsistencies in Weight Loss Reporting Following Bariatric Surgery: a Systematic Review.

Mocanu V, Nasralla A, Dang J, Jacobson M, Switzer N, Madsen K, Birch DW, Karmali S.

Obes Surg. 2019 Apr;29(4):1375-1387. doi: 10.1007/s11695-018-03702-6. Review.

PMID:
30671713
19.

Authers' Response.

Dang JT, Switzer N, Sun WYL, Raghavji F, Birch DW, Karmali S.

Surg Obes Relat Dis. 2019 Jan;15(1):155-157. doi: 10.1016/j.soard.2018.11.007. Epub 2018 Nov 16. No abstract available.

PMID:
30573302
20.

Impact of Bariatric Surgery on Male Sex Hormones and Sperm Quality: a Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.

Lee Y, Dang JT, Switzer N, Yu J, Tian C, Birch DW, Karmali S.

Obes Surg. 2019 Jan;29(1):334-346. doi: 10.1007/s11695-018-3557-5. Review.

PMID:
30382463
21.

Predicting venous thromboembolism following laparoscopic bariatric surgery: development of the BariClot tool using the MBSAQIP database.

Dang JT, Switzer N, Delisle M, Laffin M, Gill R, Birch DW, Karmali S.

Surg Endosc. 2019 Mar;33(3):821-831. doi: 10.1007/s00464-018-6348-0. Epub 2018 Jul 12.

PMID:
30003351
22.

Evaluating the safety of intragastric balloon: An analysis of the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program.

Dang JT, Switzer NJ, Sun WYL, Raghavji F, Birch DW, Karmali S.

Surg Obes Relat Dis. 2018 Sep;14(9):1340-1347. doi: 10.1016/j.soard.2018.05.003. Epub 2018 May 17.

PMID:
29934235
23.

Liraglutide Effects on Upper Gastrointestinal Investigations: Implications Prior to Bariatric Surgery.

Modi R, Rye P, Cawsey S, Birch DW, Sharma AM.

Obes Surg. 2018 Jul;28(7):2113-2116. doi: 10.1007/s11695-018-3249-1.

PMID:
29667023
24.

Diagnostic evaluation of sentinel lymph node biopsy using indocyanine green and infrared or fluorescent imaging in gastric cancer: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

Skubleny D, Dang JT, Skulsky S, Switzer N, Tian C, Shi X, de Gara C, Birch DW, Karmali S.

Surg Endosc. 2018 Jun;32(6):2620-2631. doi: 10.1007/s00464-018-6100-9. Epub 2018 Feb 26.

PMID:
29484554
25.

The role of antibiotics in acute uncomplicated diverticulitis: A systematic review and meta-analysis.

Mocanu V, Dang JT, Switzer N, Tavakoli I, Tian C, de Gara C, Birch DW, Karmali S.

Am J Surg. 2018 Sep;216(3):604-609. doi: 10.1016/j.amjsurg.2018.01.039. Epub 2018 Feb 2.

PMID:
29454479
26.

The Effect of Helicobacter pylori on Postoperative Outcomes in Patients Undergoing Bariatric Surgery: a Systematic Review and Meta-analysis.

Mocanu V, Dang JT, Switzer N, Skubleny D, Shi X, de Gara C, Birch DW, Karmali S.

Obes Surg. 2018 Feb;28(2):567-573. doi: 10.1007/s11695-017-3024-8. Review.

PMID:
29159552
27.

The utility of routine esophagogastroduodenoscopy before laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass.

Sun WYL, Dang JT, Switzer NJ, de Gara C, Birch DW, Karmali S.

Surg Obes Relat Dis. 2017 Oct;13(10):1717-1722. doi: 10.1016/j.soard.2017.06.006. Epub 2017 Jun 28.

PMID:
28754464
28.

Association of Preference-Based Health-Related Quality of Life with Weight Loss in Obese Adults.

Lester EL, Padwal R, Majumdar SR, Ye F, Birch DW, Klarenbach SW.

Value Health. 2017 Apr;20(4):694-698. doi: 10.1016/j.jval.2016.04.016. Epub 2016 Jun 28.

29.

LINX® magnetic esophageal sphincter augmentation versus Nissen fundoplication for gastroesophageal reflux disease: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

Skubleny D, Switzer NJ, Dang J, Gill RS, Shi X, de Gara C, Birch DW, Wong C, Hutter MM, Karmali S.

Surg Endosc. 2017 Aug;31(8):3078-3084. doi: 10.1007/s00464-016-5370-3. Epub 2016 Dec 15. Review.

PMID:
27981382
30.

Heated insufflation with or without humidification for laparoscopic abdominal surgery.

Birch DW, Dang JT, Switzer NJ, Manouchehri N, Shi X, Hadi G, Karmali S.

Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2016 Oct 19;10:CD007821. Review.

31.

The Effect of Bariatric Surgery on the Spectrum of Fatty Liver Disease.

Nostedt JJ, Switzer NJ, Gill RS, Dang J, Birch DW, de Gara C, Bailey RJ, Karmali S.

Can J Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2016;2016:2059245. Epub 2016 Sep 29. Review.

32.

A Case Study of Severe Esophageal Dysmotility following Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy.

Sheppard CE, Sadowski DC, Gill R, Birch DW.

Case Rep Surg. 2016;2016:9363545. doi: 10.1155/2016/9363545. Epub 2016 Jun 19.

33.

A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Outcomes for Type 1 Diabetes after Bariatric Surgery.

Chow A, Switzer NJ, Dang J, Shi X, de Gara C, Birch DW, Gill RS, Karmali S.

J Obes. 2016;2016:6170719. doi: 10.1155/2016/6170719. Epub 2016 Jun 8. Review.

34.

Comparative effectiveness and safety of gastric bypass, sleeve gastrectomy and adjustable gastric banding in a population-based bariatric program: prospective cohort study.

Gill RS, Majumdar SR, Rueda-Clausen CF, Apte S, Birch DW, Karmali S, Sharma AM, Klarenbach S, Padwal RS.

Can J Surg. 2016 Aug;59(4):233-41. doi: 10.1503/cjs.013315.

35.

Improving access to bariatric surgery: early surgical and patient-focused outcomes of a rural obesity clinic.

Chan AW, Hopkins J, Gagnon I, Birch DW.

Am J Surg. 2016 May;211(5):938-942.e2. doi: 10.1016/j.amjsurg.2016.01.014. Epub 2016 Mar 25.

PMID:
27151918
36.

Gastric Band Removal in Revisional Bariatric Surgery, One-Step Versus Two-Step: a Systematic Review and Meta-analysis.

Dang JT, Switzer NJ, Wu J, Gill RS, Shi X, Thereaux J, Birch DW, de Gara C, Karmali S.

Obes Surg. 2016 Apr;26(4):866-73. doi: 10.1007/s11695-016-2082-7. Review.

PMID:
26843080
37.

Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass in the Elderly: a Systematic Review.

Chow A, Switzer NJ, Gill RS, Dang J, Ko YM, Shi X, Birch DW, de Gara C, Karmali S.

Obes Surg. 2016 Mar;26(3):626-30. doi: 10.1007/s11695-015-2007-x. Review.

PMID:
26667164
38.

Quality of Follow-up: Systematic Review of the Research in Bariatric Surgery.

Switzer NJ, Merani S, Skubleny D, Pelletier JS, Kanji R, Shi X, Birch DW, de Gara C, Sharma AM, Gill RS, Karmali S.

Ann Surg. 2016 May;263(5):875-80. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000001478. Review.

PMID:
26649593
39.

Financial costs and patients' perceptions of medical tourism in bariatric surgery.

Kim DH, Sheppard CE, de Gara CJ, Karmali S, Birch DW.

Can J Surg. 2016 Feb;59(1):59-61.

40.

The Impact of Bariatric Surgery on Polycystic Ovary Syndrome: a Systematic Review and Meta-analysis.

Skubleny D, Switzer NJ, Gill RS, Dykstra M, Shi X, Sagle MA, de Gara C, Birch DW, Karmali S.

Obes Surg. 2016 Jan;26(1):169-76. doi: 10.1007/s11695-015-1902-5. Review.

PMID:
26431698
41.

Rates of reflux before and after laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy for severe obesity.

Sheppard CE, Sadowski DC, de Gara CJ, Karmali S, Birch DW.

Obes Surg. 2015 May;25(5):763-8. doi: 10.1007/s11695-014-1480-y.

PMID:
25411120
42.

Weight loss required by the severely obese to achieve clinically important differences in health-related quality of life: two-year prospective cohort study.

Warkentin LM, Majumdar SR, Johnson JA, Agborsangaya CB, Rueda-Clausen CF, Sharma AM, Klarenbach SW, Karmali S, Birch DW, Padwal RS.

BMC Med. 2014 Oct 15;12:175. doi: 10.1186/s12916-014-0175-5.

43.

Endoscopic versus open component separation: systematic review and meta-analysis.

Switzer NJ, Dykstra MA, Gill RS, Lim S, Lester E, de Gara C, Shi X, Birch DW, Karmali S.

Surg Endosc. 2015 Apr;29(4):787-95. doi: 10.1007/s00464-014-3741-1. Epub 2014 Jul 25. Review.

PMID:
25060687
44.

Medical tourism and bariatric surgery: who pays?

Sheppard CE, Lester EL, Chuck AW, Kim DH, Karmali S, de Gara CJ, Birch DW.

Surg Endosc. 2014 Dec;28(12):3329-36. doi: 10.1007/s00464-014-3613-8. Epub 2014 Jun 27.

PMID:
24969849
45.

The cost of bariatric medical tourism on the Canadian healthcare system.

Sheppard CE, Lester EL, Karmali S, de Gara CJ, Birch DW.

Am J Surg. 2014 May;207(5):743-6; discussion 746-7. doi: 10.1016/j.amjsurg.2014.01.004. Epub 2014 Mar 11.

PMID:
24791638
46.
47.

The effect of bariatric surgery on gastroesophageal reflux disease.

El-Hadi M, Birch DW, Gill RS, Karmali S.

Can J Surg. 2014 Apr;57(2):139-44. Review.

48.

Early Outcomes of Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass in a Publically Funded Obesity Program.

Whitlock KA, Gill RS, Ali T, Shi X, Birch DW, Karmali S.

ISRN Obes. 2013 Aug 21;2013:296597. doi: 10.1155/2013/296597. eCollection 2013.

49.

Prioritization and willingness to pay for bariatric surgery: the patient perspective.

Gill RS, Majumdar SR, Wang X, Tuepah R, Klarenbach SW, Birch DW, Karmali S, Sharma AM, Padwal RS.

Can J Surg. 2014 Feb;57(1):33-9.

50.

The economic impact of weight regain.

Sheppard CE, Lester EL, Chuck AW, Birch DW, Karmali S, de Gara CJ.

Gastroenterol Res Pract. 2013;2013:379564. doi: 10.1155/2013/379564. Epub 2013 Dec 26. Review.

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