Publications by authors named "Ahmer A Karimuddin"

19Publications

Optimizing Resident Wellness During a Pandemic: University of British Columbia's General Surgery Program's COVID-19 Experience.

J Surg Educ 2020 Jul 19. Epub 2020 Jul 19.

Division of General Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada; General Surgery, St. Paul's Hospital, Providence Health Care, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jsurg.2020.07.017DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7368914PMC
July 2020

Surgical training in the midst of a pandemic: a distributed general surgery residency program's response to COVID-19.

Can J Surg 2020 07 17;63(4):E346-E348. Epub 2020 Jul 17.

From the Department of Surgery, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC (Hintz, Duncan, Mackay); and the Division of Surgery, St. Paul's Hospital, Vancouver, BC (Scott, Karimuddin).

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1503/cjs.008420DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7458681PMC
July 2020

Reducing time from colon cancer surgery to initiation of adjuvant chemotherapy: pilot project.

Can J Surg 2020 05 8;63(3):E223-E225. Epub 2020 May 8.

From the BC Cancer Vancouver Centre, Vancouver, BC (Melosky, Brown); the Hospital Alemão Oswaldo Cruz, São Paulo, Brazil (Peixoto); St. Paul's Hospital, Vancouver, BC (Karimuddin, Raval, Brown, Phang); the Department of Medicine, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC (Raval, Brown, Meneghetti, Phang); and the Vancouver General Hospital, Vancouver, BC (Meneghetti).

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1503/cjs.000219DOI Listing
May 2020

Incisional hernia repair surgery improves patient reported outcomes.

Am J Surg 2020 05 27;219(5):874-878. Epub 2020 Mar 27.

Centre for Health Services and Policy Research, School of Population and Public Health, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.amjsurg.2020.03.027DOI Listing
May 2020

Development of a clinical pathway for enhanced recovery in colorectal surgery: a Canadian collaboration

Can J Surg 2020 01 16;63(1):E19-E20. Epub 2020 Jan 16.

Mary-Anne Aarts, MD; Biniam Kidane, MD, MSc; Liane Feldman, MDCM; Magda Recsky, MD, MSc; Tony MacLean, MD; Evan Minty, MC, MSc; Stuart McCluskey, MD, PhD; Kelly Mayson, MD; Selena Fitzgerald, BScN, RN; Lucie Filteau, MD; Hance Clark, MD, PhD; Naveen Eipe, MBBS, MD; Gabrielle Page, PhD; Krista Brecht, RN, BScN; Veronique Brulotte, MD, MSc; Husein Moloo, MD, MSc; Heather Keller, RD, PhD; Manon Laporte, RD; Marlis Atkins, RD; Chelsia Gillis, RD, MSc; Louis-Francois Cote, RD; Celena Scheede Bergdahl, MSc, PhD; Julio Fiore, PT, MSc, PhD; Jackie Farquhar, MD; Chiara Singh, BScPT; Sender Liberman, MD; Amal Bessissow, MD, MSc; Bevin Ledrew; Nancy Posel, PhD; Kathy Kovacs Burns, MSc, MHSA, PhD; Valerie Phillips; Jennifer Rees, BSc.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1503/cjs.006819DOI Listing
January 2020

A Canadian strategy for surgical quality improvement

Can J Surg 2019 12 1;62(6):E16-E18. Epub 2019 Dec 1.

From the University of Toronto, Toronto, Ont. (Urbach, Wei, McLeod); the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC (Karimuddin, Hameed); the University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Man. (Zabolotny); the Canadian Medical Protective Association, Ottawa, Ont. (Lefebvre); Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS (Walsh); McGill University, Montreal, Que. (Fata, Chaudhury); and the Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn. (Cleary).

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1503/cjs.019318DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6877378PMC
December 2019

Management of Malignant Rectal Pain and Tenesmus: A Systematic Review.

J Palliat Med 2020 07 4;23(7):964-971. Epub 2019 Nov 4.

Department of Radiation Oncology, BC Cancer Agency Vancouver Centre, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/jpm.2019.0139DOI Listing
July 2020

Predictors of rectal adenoma recurrence following transanal endoscopic surgery: a retrospective cohort study.

Surg Endosc 2020 Aug 11;34(8):3398-3407. Epub 2019 Sep 11.

Division of General Surgery, Department of Surgery, St. Paul's Hospital, Vancouver, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00464-019-07114-0DOI Listing
August 2020

Fixation Effects on Variant Calling in a Clinical Resequencing Panel.

J Mol Diagn 2019 07 2;21(4):705-717. Epub 2019 May 2.

Michael Smith Genome Sciences Centre, BC Cancer Agency, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada; Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Electronic address:

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https://linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S15251578183019
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jmoldx.2019.03.005DOI Listing
July 2019

Assessing the safety and outcomes of repeat transanal endoscopic microsurgery.

Surg Endosc 2019 06 11;33(6):1976-1980. Epub 2019 Feb 11.

Department of Surgery, St. Paul's Hospital, Vancouver, BC, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00464-018-6501-9DOI Listing
June 2019

Peritoneal perforation during transanal endoscopic microsurgery is not associated with significant short-term complications.

Surg Endosc 2019 03 18;33(3):849-853. Epub 2018 Jul 18.

Division of General Surgery, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00464-018-6351-5DOI Listing
March 2019

Evaluation of the Fecal Incontinence Quality of Life Scale (FIQL) using item response theory reveals limitations and suggests revisions.

Qual Life Res 2018 06 5;27(6):1613-1623. Epub 2018 Mar 5.

Section of Colorectal Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11136-018-1826-3DOI Listing
June 2018

Urinary retention in early urinary catheter removal after colorectal surgery.

Am J Surg 2018 05 1;215(5):949-952. Epub 2018 Feb 1.

Department of Surgery, Division of General Surgery, St. Paul's Hospital, 1081 Burrard St., Vancouver, BC, V6Z 1Y6, Canada. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.amjsurg.2018.01.032DOI Listing
May 2018

Impact of hospital volume on quality indicators for rectal cancer surgery in British Columbia, Canada.

Am J Surg 2017 Feb 4;213(2):388-394. Epub 2016 Aug 4.

Section of Colorectal Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of British Columbia, Room C310, St. Paul's Hospital, 1081 Burrard Street, Vancouver, British Columbia V6Z 1Y6, Canada. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.amjsurg.2016.07.007DOI Listing
February 2017

The surgical defect after transanal endoscopic microsurgery: open versus closed management.

Surg Endosc 2017 03 7;31(3):1078-1082. Epub 2016 Jul 7.

Department of Surgery, St. Paul's Hospital, Vancouver, BC, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00464-016-5067-7DOI Listing
March 2017

Surgical Site Infection Rates Following Implementation of a Colorectal Closure Bundle in Elective Colorectal Surgeries.

Dis Colon Rectum 2015 Nov;58(11):1078-82

1 Department of Surgery, Division of General Surgery, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada 2 Department of Surgery, Division of General Surgery, St. Paul's Hospital, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/DCR.0000000000000455DOI Listing
November 2015

Infliximab in ulcerative colitis: the impact of preoperative treatment on rates of colectomy and prescribing practices in the province of British Columbia, Canada.

Dis Colon Rectum 2014 Jan;57(1):83-90

1Department of Surgery, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada 2School of Population and Public Health, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada 3Centre for Health Services and Policy Research, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada 4Department of Medicine, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/DCR.0000000000000003DOI Listing
January 2014

Decline in popularity of general surgery as a career choice in North America: review of postgraduate residency training selection in Canada, 1996-2001.

World J Surg 2003 Mar 27;27(3):249-52. Epub 2003 Feb 27.

Department of Surgery, University of Saskatchewan, Royal University Hospital, 103 Hospital Drive, S7N 0W8, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00268-002-6642-8DOI Listing
March 2003