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1.

The fate of laparoscopic adjustable gastric band removal

Falk V, Sheppard C, Kanji A, Birch D, Karmali S, de Gara C.

Can J Surg. 2019 Oct 1;62(5):328-333.

2.

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.

3.

Practice and attitudes regarding double gloving among staff surgeons and surgical trainees.

Lipson ME, Deardon R, Switzer NJ, de Gara C, Ball CG, Grondin SC.

Can J Surg. 2018 Aug;61(4):244-250.

4.

A day in the life of emergency general surgery in Canada: a multicentre observational study.

DeGirolamo K, D'Souza K, Apte S, Ball CG, Armstrong C, Reso A, Widder S, Mueller S, Gillman LM, Singh R, Nenshi R, Khwaja K, Minor S, de Gara C, Hameed SM.

Can J Surg. 2018 Aug;61(4):237-243.

5.

A day in the life of emergency general surgery in Canada: a multicentre observational study.

DeGirolamo K, D'Souza K, Apte S, Ball CG, Armstrong C, Reso A, Widder S, Mueller S, Gillman LM, Singh R, Nenshi R, Khwaja K, Minor S, de Gara C, Hameed SM.

Can J Surg. 2018 Jun 1;61(4):13517. doi: 10.1503/cjs.013517. [Epub ahead of print]

6.

Practice and attitudes regarding double gloving among staff surgeons and surgical trainees.

Lipson ME, Deardon R, Switzer NJ, de Gara C, Ball CG, Grondin SC.

Can J Surg. 2018 Jun 1;61(4):13616. doi: 10.1503/cjs.013616. [Epub ahead of print]

7.

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. Review.

PMID:
29484554
8.

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
9.

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
10.

Over half of the patients who undergo adjustable gastric banding may require revision bariatric surgery.

de Gara C, Falk V.

Evid Based Med. 2017 Oct;22(5):191. doi: 10.1136/ebmed-2017-110753. Epub 2017 Jul 29. No abstract available.

PMID:
28756394
11.

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
12.

A comparison of revisional and primary bariatric surgery.

Fulton C, Sheppard C, Birch D, Karmali S, de Gara C.

Can J Surg. 2017 Jun;60(3):205-211.

13.

Revision of sleeve gastrectomy to Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass: A Canadian experience.

Yorke E, Sheppard C, Switzer NJ, Kim D, de Gara C, Karmali S, Kanji A, Birch D.

Am J Surg. 2017 May;213(5):970-974. doi: 10.1016/j.amjsurg.2017.04.003. Epub 2017 Apr 8.

PMID:
28416180
14.

A population-based study of outcomes in patients with gastrointestinal neuroendocrine tumours.

McMullen T, Al-Jahdali A, de Gara C, Ghosh S, McEwan A, Schiller D.

Can J Surg. 2017 Jun;60(3):192-197.

15.

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
16.

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.

17.

Intragastric Balloon for Management of Severe Obesity: a Systematic Review.

Yorke E, Switzer NJ, Reso A, Shi X, de Gara C, Birch D, Gill R, Karmali S.

Obes Surg. 2016 Sep;26(9):2248-2254. doi: 10.1007/s11695-016-2307-9. Review.

PMID:
27444806
18.

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.

19.

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
20.

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
21.

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
22.

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.

23.

An evidence-based approach to red blood cell transfusions in asymptomatically anaemic patients.

Chan AW, de Gara CJ.

Ann R Coll Surg Engl. 2015 Nov;97(8):556-62. doi: 10.1308/rcsann.2015.0047. Review.

24.

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
25.

Endoscopy services and training: a national survey of general surgeons.

Skubleny D, Switzer N, Karmali S, de Gara C.

Can J Surg. 2015 Oct;58(5):330-4.

26.

Canadian Task Force obesity guidelines are unbalanced.

de Gara C, Kanji A, Karmali S, Birch D.

CMAJ. 2015 Aug 11;187(11):827. doi: 10.1503/cmaj.1150050. No abstract available.

27.

Endoscopy in Canada: Proceedings of the National Roundtable.

Switzer N, Dixon E, Tinmouth J, Bradley N, Vassiliou M, Schwaitzberg S, Gomes T, Ellsmere J, de Gara C.

Can J Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2015 Jun-Jul;29(5):259-65. Epub 2015 Apr 17.

28.

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
29.

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
30.

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
31.

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
32.

The anatomy of a weight recidivism and revision bariatric surgical clinic.

de Gara CJ, Karmali S.

Gastroenterol Res Pract. 2014;2014:721095. doi: 10.1155/2014/721095. Epub 2014 Feb 11.

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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.

35.

CAGS Clinical Practice Committee report: the science of Clostridium difficile and surgery.

Karmali S, Laffin M, de Gara C.

Can J Surg. 2013 Dec;56(6):367-71. No abstract available.

36.

Weight recidivism post-bariatric surgery: a systematic review.

Karmali S, Brar B, Shi X, Sharma AM, de Gara C, Birch DW.

Obes Surg. 2013 Nov;23(11):1922-33. doi: 10.1007/s11695-013-1070-4. Review.

PMID:
23996349
37.

Surgical interventions for obesity and metabolic disease.

Vu L, Switzer NJ, De Gara C, Karmali S.

Best Pract Res Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2013 Apr;27(2):239-46. doi: 10.1016/j.beem.2012.12.001. Epub 2013 Jan 9. Review.

PMID:
23731885
38.

Perceptions of conflict of interest: surgeons, internists, and learners compared.

de Gara CJ, Rennick KC, Hanson J.

Am J Surg. 2013 May;205(5):541-5; discussion 545-6. doi: 10.1016/j.amjsurg.2013.01.012.

PMID:
23592160
39.

Canadian general surgeons' opinions about clinical practice audit.

Ghaderi I, Madani A, de Gara CJ, Schlachta CM.

Surgery. 2013 Jun;153(6):762-70. doi: 10.1016/j.surg.2012.11.027. Epub 2013 Mar 15.

PMID:
23499017
40.

Biliopancreatic diversion: the effectiveness of duodenal switch and its limitations.

Anderson B, Gill RS, de Gara CJ, Karmali S, Gagner M.

Gastroenterol Res Pract. 2013;2013:974762. doi: 10.1155/2013/974762. Epub 2013 Nov 21. Review.

41.

Canadian Association of University Surgeons' Annual Symposium. Surgical simulation: the solution to safe training or a promise unfulfilled?

Brindley PG, Jones DB, Grantcharov T, de Gara C.

Can J Surg. 2012 Aug;55(4):S200-6. doi: 10.1503/cjs.027910. Review.

42.

Indicators of safety compromise in gastrointestinal endoscopy.

Borgaonkar MR, Hookey L, Hollingworth R, Kuipers EJ, Forster A, Armstrong D, Barkun A, Bridges R, Carter R, de Gara C, Dube C, Enns R, Macintosh D, Forget S, Leontiadis G, Meddings J, Cotton P, Valori R; Canadian Association of Gastroenterology Safety and Quality Indicators in Endoscopy Consensus Group.

Can J Gastroenterol. 2012 Feb;26(2):71-8.

43.

Canadian Association of Gastroenterology consensus guidelines on safety and quality indicators in endoscopy.

Armstrong D, Barkun A, Bridges R, Carter R, de Gara C, Dube C, Enns R, Hollingworth R, Macintosh D, Borgaonkar M, Forget S, Leontiadis G, Meddings J, Cotton P, Kuipers EJ; Canadian Association of Gastroenterology Safety and Quality Indicators in Endoscopy Consensus Group.

Can J Gastroenterol. 2012 Jan;26(1):17-31.

44.

Surgeon Involvement in Pre-Clinical Medical Education: Attitudes of Directors of Education.

Turner S, Diederichs B, de Gara C.

Can Med Educ J. 2012 Mar 31;3(1):e69-72. eCollection 2012.

45.

Referral rate to oncologists and its variation by hospital for colorectal cancer patients.

Kreiter E, Yasui Y, de Gara C, White J, Winget M.

Ann Surg Oncol. 2012 Mar;19(3):714-21. doi: 10.1245/s10434-011-2063-y. Epub 2011 Sep 16.

PMID:
21922337
46.

Mentorship for the physician recruited from abroad to Canada for rural practice.

Lockyer J, Fidler H, De Gara C, Keefe J.

Med Teach. 2010;32(8):e322-7. doi: 10.3109/01421591003686237.

PMID:
20662567
47.
48.

Canadian Association of University Surgeons' Annual Symposium: W(h)ither generalism(?).

de Gara C, Birkmeyer J, Bohnen J, Fitzgerald WG, Pollett W.

Can J Surg. 2010 Jun;53(3):196-201.

49.

Survival in rectal cancer is predicted by T cell infiltration of tumour-associated lymphoid nodules.

McMullen TP, Lai R, Dabbagh L, Wallace TM, de Gara CJ.

Clin Exp Immunol. 2010 Jul 1;161(1):81-8. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2249.2010.04147.x. Epub 2010 Apr 9.

50.

Learning to practice in Canada: the hidden curriculum of international medical graduates.

Lockyer J, Fidler H, de Gara C, Keefe J.

J Contin Educ Health Prof. 2010 Winter;30(1):37-43. doi: 10.1002/chp.20054.

PMID:
20222032

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