1. That's why I take my ONS. Means-end chain as a novel approach to elucidate the personally relevant factors driving ONS consumption in nutritionally frail elderly users

    Appetite 89:33 (2015)

    • Personally relevant factors influencing ONS consumption were identified. • Most persons took ONS on doctor's or dietician's advice, and considered it a food. ...
  2. IgG and EoE: too soon for a paradigm shift away from IgE.

    Gastroenterology 148(2):453 (2015) PMID 25543056

  3. The use of cone-beam computed tomography to determine cochlear implant electrode position in human temporal bones.

    Otology & Neurotology 35(8):1338 (2014) PMID 24809280

    To assess the utility of cone-beam computed tomography (CBCT) imaging in the estimation of cochlear implant (CI) electrode position in implanted temporal bones. Eight fresh frozen temporal bones were mounted and oriented as for standard surgery and were implanted with Cochlear Slim-Straight (SS)...
  4. Biomedical studies on temporal bones of the first multi-channel cochlear implant patient at the University of Melbourne.

    PMID 24915284

    To analyse the temporal bones and implant of the first University of Melbourne's (UOM) patient (MC-1) to receive the multi-channel cochlear prosthesis. The left cochlea was implanted with the prototype multi-channel cochlear prosthesis on 1 August 1978, and the Cochlear versions CI-22 and CI-24 ...
  5. One fifth of hospitalizations for peptic ulcer-related bleeding are potentially preventable.

    World Journal of Gastroenterology 20(30):10504 (2014) PMID 25132768 PMCID PMC4130859

    To calculate the proportion of potentially preventable hospitalizations due to peptic ulcer disease (PUD), erosive gastritis (EG) or duodenitis (ED). Retrospective cohort study using ICD-10 codes to identify all patients with upper gastrointestinal hemorrhage secondary to endoscopically proven P...
  6. Laryngeal botoxification for severe asthma.

    Respirology 19(4):467 (2014) PMID 24689853

  7. International ERS/ATS guidelines on definition, evaluation and treatment of severe asthma.

    European Respiratory Journal 43(2):343 (2014) PMID 24337046

    Severe or therapy-resistant asthma is increasingly recognised as a major unmet need. A Task Force, supported by the European Respiratory Society and American Thoracic Society, reviewed the definition and provided recommendations and guidelines on the evaluation and treatment of severe asthma in ...
  8. Anti-Viral Innate Immunity Varies Across Different Asthma Inflammatory Phenotypes

    Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology 133(2):AB140 (2014)

  9. International ERS/ATS guidelines on definition, evaluation and treatment of severe asthma.

    European Respiratory Journal 43(2):343 (2014) PMID 24337046

    Severe or therapy-resistant asthma is increasingly recognised as a major unmet need. A Task Force, supported by the European Respiratory Society and American Thoracic Society, reviewed the definition and provided recommendations and guidelines on the evaluation and treatment of severe asthma in ...
  10. International ERS/ATS guidelines on definition, evaluation and treatment of severe asthma.

    European Respiratory Journal 43(2):343 (2014) PMID 24337046

    Severe or therapy-resistant asthma is increasingly recognised as a major unmet need. A Task Force, supported by the European Respiratory Society and American Thoracic Society, reviewed the definition and provided recommendations and guidelines on the evaluation and treatment of severe asthma in ...
  11. What Gastroenterologists Should Know About Testing Patients With Eosinophilic Esophagitis for Food Allergies

    Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology (2014)

  12. Reply: To PMID 23648697.

    Gastroenterology 146(1):321 (2014) PMID 24280289

  13. Response to Comment on low FODMAP diet.

    Nutrition in Clinical Practice 28(6):775 (2013) PMID 24264391

  14. The use of cone beam imaging to determine cochlear implant electrode position in human temporal bones.

    PMID 24533756

    This paper describes the outcomes of cochlear implantation in eight cadaveric temporal bones using cone-beam CT imaging and histological examination with respect to scalar position of the electrode array.
  15. Adalimumab levels in an infant.

    Journal of Crohn's and Colitis 7(7):597 (2013) PMID 23102835

  16. Adalimumab levels in an infant

    Journal of Crohn's and Colitis 7(7):597 (2013)

  17. Diagnosis and treatment of functional gastrointestinal disorders in the Asia-Pacific region: a survey of current practices.

    Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology 26 Suppl 3:2 (2011) PMID 21443699

    Functional gastrointestinal disorders (FGIDs), namely functional dyspepsia (FD) and irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) are common disorders important to public health in the Asia-Pacific region. Our objectives were to determine the current practices in diagnosis and management of these disorders in ...
  18. Irritable bowel syndrome - An inflammatory disease involving mast cells.

    Asia Pacific Allergy 1(1):36 (2011) PMID 22053295 PMCID PMC3206231

    Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is traditionally defined as a functional disorder - that is the presence of symptoms in the absence of demonstrable pathological abnormalities. In recent times, low grade inflammatory infiltrates in both the small and large bowel of some patients with IBS - often r...
  19. Fetal glucocorticoid-regulated pathways are not affected by inhaled corticosteroid use for asthma during pregnancy.

    American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Ca... 183(6):716 (2011) PMID 20935111

    Inhaled corticosteroids (ICS) are currently advised for the control of asthma during pregnancy, despite the lack of evidence regarding potential systemic effects on maternal, placental, and fetal systems. To determine maternal plasma concentrations of cortisol, estriol, osteocalcin, and corticot...
  20. Autophagy contributes to widespread neuronal degeneration in hamsters infected with the Echigo-1 strain of Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease and mice infected with the Fujisaki strain of Gerstmann-Sträussler-Scheinker (GSS) syndrome.

    Ultrastructural Pathology 35(1):31 (2011) PMID 21214405

    The authors report here robust autophagy observed by electron microscopy in both the Echigo-1 strain of Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease in hamsters and the Fujisaki strain of Gerstmann-Sträussler-Scheinker disease in mice. In both models, autophagic vacuoles were observed in several cellular compartme...