Publications by authors named "Ayman A Abdo"

80Publications

Prevalence of biopsy-proven nonalcoholic fatty liver among patients with gallstone disease.

Saudi J Gastroenterol 2020 Apr 14. Epub 2020 Apr 14.

Liver Disease Research Center, King Saud University; Department of Liver Transplant, King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

View Article and Find Full Text PDF
April 2020

Molecular epidemiology, phylogenetic analysis and genotype distribution of hepatitis B virus in Saudi Arabia: Predominance of genotype D1.

Infect Genet Evol 2020 01 18;77:104051. Epub 2019 Oct 18.

Department of Infection and Immunity, Research Center, King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Center, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia; Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Alfaisal University, School of Medicine, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

View Article and Find Full Text PDF
January 2020

Genetic variations of NOD2 and MD2 genes in hepatitis B virus infection.

Saudi J Biol Sci 2019 Feb 16;26(2):270-280. Epub 2016 Nov 16.

Department of Infection and Immunity, Research Center, King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Center, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

View Article and Find Full Text PDF
February 2019

The epidemic dynamics of hepatitis C virus subtypes 4a and 4d in Saudi Arabia.

Sci Rep 2017 03 21;7:44947. Epub 2017 Mar 21.

KU Leuven - University of Leuven, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Rega Institute for Medical Research, B-3000 Leuven, Belgium.

View Article and Find Full Text PDF
March 2017

Association of Toll-Like Receptor 3 Single-Nucleotide Polymorphisms and Hepatitis C Virus Infection.

J Immunol Res 2017 3;2017:1590653. Epub 2017 Jan 3.

Department of Infection and Immunity, Research Center, King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Center, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia; Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Alfaisal University School of Medicine, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

View Article and Find Full Text PDF
March 2017

Hepatitis c eradication: It's now or never…let's get to work.

Authors:
Ayman A Abdo

Saudi J Gastroenterol 2016 Jul-Aug;22(4):249-50

KSU Liver Disease Research Center, College of Medicine, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

View Article and Find Full Text PDF
April 2017

Surface gene variants of hepatitis B Virus in Saudi Patients.

Saudi J Gastroenterol 2016 Mar-Apr;22(2):133-8

Department of Botany and Microbiology, College of Science, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

View Article and Find Full Text PDF
January 2017

The role of Fibroscan in predicting the presence of varices in patients with cirrhosis.

Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 2015 Nov;27(11):1307-12

aGastroenterology Unit Department of Medicine, Departments of bMedical Education cPathology, College of Medicine dKing Saud University Liver Disease Research Center, King Saud University, Riyadh eGastroenterology Unit, Department of Medicine, King Abdulaziz Medical City, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia fDepartment of Tropical Medicine & Gastroenterology, College of Medicine, Assuit University, Asyut, Egypt.

View Article and Find Full Text PDF
November 2015

Viral hepatitis in Saudi Arabia. An unfinished story.

Saudi Med J 2015 Jul;36(7):785-6

Gastroenterology Unit, Department of Medicine, College of Medicine, King Saud University, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. E-mail.

View Article and Find Full Text PDF
July 2015

Autologous bone marrow-derived cells in the treatment of liver disease patients.

Saudi J Gastroenterol 2015 Jan-Feb;21(1):5-10

Liver Disease Research Center, College of Medicine, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

View Article and Find Full Text PDF
February 2016

Combined fibrosis indices: more than 1 way to skin a cat.

J Clin Gastroenterol 2015 Feb;49(2):175-6

*Department of Medicine Division of Gastroenterology King Abdulaziz Medical City Jeddah †Liver Disease Research Center ‡Department of Family & Community Medicine, College of Medicine, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

View Article and Find Full Text PDF
February 2015

The association of toll-like receptor 4 polymorphism with hepatitis C virus infection in Saudi Arabian patients.

Biomed Res Int 2014 10;2014:357062. Epub 2014 Aug 10.

Department of Infection and Immunity, Research Center, King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Center, Riyadh 11211, Saudi Arabia ; Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Alfaisal University School of Medicine, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia ; Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

View Article and Find Full Text PDF
May 2015

Reply: To PMID 23811251.

Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 2014 Aug 12;12(8):1409. Epub 2014 Mar 12.

Liver Disease Research Center, College of Medicine, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

View Article and Find Full Text PDF
August 2014

Association between HLA variations and chronic hepatitis B virus infection in Saudi Arabian patients.

PLoS One 2014 22;9(1):e80445. Epub 2014 Jan 22.

Department of Infection and Immunity, Research Center, King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Center, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

View Article and Find Full Text PDF
December 2014

Correlation between hepatitis B surface antigen titers and HBV DNA levels.

Saudi J Gastroenterol 2013 Nov-Dec;19(6):252-7

Department of Medicine, College of Medicine; Liver Disease Research Center, King Saud University, Riyadh 11461, Saudi Arabia, .

View Article and Find Full Text PDF
July 2014

Genetic variation in interleukin 28B and correlation with chronic hepatitis B virus infection in Saudi Arabian patients.

Liver Int 2014 Aug 20;34(7):e208-16. Epub 2013 Nov 20.

Department of Infection and Immunity, Research Center, King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Center, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia; Liver Disease Research Center, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

View Article and Find Full Text PDF
August 2014

Predictors of significant fibrosis in chronic hepatitis B patients with low viremia.

J Clin Gastroenterol 2014 Jul;48(6):e50-6

*College of Medicine, Liver Disease Research Center, King Saud University †Department of Medicine, Liver Unit, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University of Calgary, AB, Canada ‡Department of Gastroenterology, Riyadh Military Hospital, Riyadh §Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, King Fahad General Hospital, Jeddah ∥Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology ¶Department of Pathology, King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Center Departments of #Pathology **Hepatobiliary Sciences & Liver Transplantation, King Abdulaziz Medical City, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

View Article and Find Full Text PDF
July 2014

Genetic variation at -1878 (rs2596542) in MICA gene region is associated with chronic hepatitis B virus infection in Saudi Arabian patients.

Exp Mol Pathol 2013 Dec 29;95(3):255-8. Epub 2013 Aug 29.

Department of Infection and Immunity, Research Center, King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Center, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia; Liver Disease Research Center, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Electronic address:

View Article and Find Full Text PDF
December 2013

Efficacy of peginterferon α-2a and predictors of response in HBeAg-negative, genotype D-naive patients.

Hepatol Int 2012 Oct 25;6(4):718-26. Epub 2011 Nov 25.

Section of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine (MBC-46), King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center, P.O. Box 3354, Riyadh, 11211 Saudi Arabia.

View Article and Find Full Text PDF
October 2012

Clinical characteristics of patients with hepatocellular carcinoma in a middle eastern population.

Hepat Mon 2013 May 8;13(5):e7612. Epub 2013 May 8.

Department of Medicine, Liver Disease Research Center, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

View Article and Find Full Text PDF
May 2013

IL28B polymorphisms predict the virological response to standard therapy in patients with chronic hepatitis C virus genotype 4 infection.

Hepatol Int 2013 Jun 8;7(2):533-8. Epub 2013 Feb 8.

Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, King Saud University, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia ; Liver Disease Research Centre, King Saud University, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

View Article and Find Full Text PDF
June 2013

Accuracy of international guidelines for identifying significant fibrosis in hepatitis B e antigen--negative patients with chronic hepatitis.

Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 2013 Nov 28;11(11):1493-1499.e2. Epub 2013 Jun 28.

Department of Hepatobiliary Sciences and Liver Transplantation, King Abdulaziz Medical City, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia; Liver Disease Research Center, College of Medicine, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Electronic address:

View Article and Find Full Text PDF
November 2013

Use of alternative medicine by Saudi liver disease patients attending a tertiary care center: prevalence and attitudes.

Saudi J Gastroenterol 2013 Mar-Apr;19(2):75-80

College of Medicine, King Saud University, Liver Disease Research center, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

View Article and Find Full Text PDF
September 2013

Epidemiology of viral hepatitis in Saudi Arabia: are we off the hook?

Saudi J Gastroenterol 2012 Nov-Dec;18(6):349-57

Department of Medicine, Gastroenterology Unit, King Khalid University Hospital, College of Medicine, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

View Article and Find Full Text PDF
May 2013

The coagulopathy of liver disease: does vitamin K help?

Blood Coagul Fibrinolysis 2013 Jan;24(1):10-7

The Coagulation Research Laboratory, Department of Physiology, College of Medicine, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

View Article and Find Full Text PDF
January 2013

Role of single nucleotide polymorphisms of KIF1B gene in HBV-associated viral hepatitis.

PLoS One 2012 18;7(9):e45128. Epub 2012 Sep 18.

Department of Infection and Immunity, Research Center, King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Center, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

View Article and Find Full Text PDF
February 2013

Health-related quality of life of Saudi hepatitis B and C patients.

Authors:
Ayman A Abdo

Ann Saudi Med 2012 Jul-Aug;32(4):397-403

College of Medicine, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

View Article and Find Full Text PDF
November 2012

Effect of interferon treatment on hearing of patients with chronic hepatitis C.

Saudi J Gastroenterol 2011 Mar-Apr;17(2):114-8

Department of ENT, College of Medicine, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

View Article and Find Full Text PDF
July 2011

Seroprevalence rates of Helicobacter pylori and viral hepatitis A among adolescents in three regions of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia: is there any correlation?

Helicobacter 2010 Dec;15(6):532-7

Department of Medicine (Gastroenterology Unit), College of Medicine, Liver Disease Research Center, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

View Article and Find Full Text PDF
December 2010

Prevalence and impact of hepatic steatosis on the response to antiviral therapy in Saudi patients with genotypes 1 and 4 chronic hepatitis C.

Dig Dis Sci 2011 Apr 8;56(4):1222-8. Epub 2010 Oct 8.

Department of Medicine, College of Medicine, King Saud University, and Department of Pathology, Riyadh Military Hospital, P.O. Box 2925 (59), Riyadh, 11461, Saudi Arabia.

View Article and Find Full Text PDF
April 2011

Interferon-induced vitiligo in hepatitis C patients: a case series.

Int J Dermatol 2010 Jul;49(7):829-33

Dermatology Unit, King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

View Article and Find Full Text PDF
July 2010

Assessment of alpha-fetoprotein in the diagnosis of hepatocellular carcinoma in Middle Eastern patients.

Dig Dis Sci 2010 Dec 16;55(12):3568-75. Epub 2010 Apr 16.

Department of Gastroenterology, Riyadh Military Hospital A41, PO Box 7897, Riyadh 11159, Saudi Arabia.

View Article and Find Full Text PDF
December 2010

Hepatitis C and poor quality of life: is it the virus or the patient?

Authors:
Ayman A Abdo

Saudi J Gastroenterol 2008 Jul;14(3):109-13

Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

View Article and Find Full Text PDF
July 2008

Changing patterns of hepatitis A prevalence within the Saudi population over the last 18 years.

World J Gastroenterol 2008 Dec;14(48):7371-5

Department of Medicine, College of Medicine, King Saud University, Riyadh 11461, Saudi Arabia.

View Article and Find Full Text PDF
December 2008

Long-term protection of hepatitis B vaccine 18 years after vaccination.

J Infect 2008 Nov 30;57(5):404-9. Epub 2008 Sep 30.

Department of Medicine, College of Medicine, King Saud University, P.O. Box 2925(59), Riyadh 11461, Saudi Arabia.

View Article and Find Full Text PDF
November 2008

Hepatic granuloma: decreasing trend in a high-incidence area.

Liver Int 2008 Dec;28(10):1402-7

Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Riyadh Military Hospital, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

View Article and Find Full Text PDF
December 2008

Is serum alanine transaminase level a reliable marker of histological disease in chronic hepatitis C infection?

Liver Int 2008 Aug 1;28(7):1011-8. Epub 2008 Apr 1.

Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Riyadh Military Hospital, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

View Article and Find Full Text PDF
August 2008

Six Minute Walk Test to assess functional capacity in chronic liver disease patients.

World J Gastroenterol 2007 Aug;13(29):3996-4001

Unit of Pulmonary Medicine, Department of Medicine (38), King Saud University, PO Box: 2925, Riyadh 11461, Saudi Arabia.

View Article and Find Full Text PDF
August 2007

Helicobacter pylori prevalence among medical students in a high endemic area.

Saudi Med J 2007 Jun;28(6):896-8

Gastroenterology Division, King Khalid University Hospital, PO Box 231494, Riyadh 11321, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

View Article and Find Full Text PDF
June 2007

Laboratory predictors of advanced fibrosis in Saudi patients with chronic hepatitis B and C.

Authors:
Ayman A Abdo

Saudi J Gastroenterol 2006 Sep-Dec;12(3):135-8

Gastroenterology Division, Department of Medicine, College of Medicine, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

View Article and Find Full Text PDF
December 2009

Multiple irregular liver lesions.

Authors:
Ayman A Abdo

Saudi J Gastroenterol 2006 Apr-Jun;12(2):95, 44

Division of Gastroenterology, College of Medicine, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

View Article and Find Full Text PDF
December 2009

Clinical presentation, response to therapy, and predictors of fibrosis in patients with autoimmune hepatitis in Saudi Arabia.

Authors:
Ayman A Abdo

Saudi J Gastroenterol 2006 Apr-Jun;12(2):73-6

Division of Gastroenterology, College of Medicine, King Saud University, Saudi Arabia.

View Article and Find Full Text PDF
December 2009

Mycophenolate mofetil (CellCept) in patients with autoimmune hepatitis.

Authors:
Ayman A Abdo

Saudi J Gastroenterol 2006 Jan-Mar;12(1):38

College of Medicine, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

View Article and Find Full Text PDF
December 2009

An evidence-based update on hepatic encephalopathy.

Authors:
Ayman A Abdo

Saudi J Gastroenterol 2006 Jan-Mar;12(1):8-15

Division of Gastroenterology, College of Medicine, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

View Article and Find Full Text PDF
December 2009

Management of hepatitis C virus genotype 4.

J Gastroenterol Hepatol 2004 Nov;19(11):1233-9

Liver Unit, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

View Article and Find Full Text PDF
November 2004

Biochemical and radiological predictors of malignant biliary strictures.

World J Gastroenterol 2004 May;10(10):1504-7

Gastroenterology Division, Department of Medicine (38), King Khalid University Hospital, PO Box 2925, Riyadh 11461, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

View Article and Find Full Text PDF
May 2004

Diagnosis and management of microscopic colitis.

Can Fam Physician 2003 Nov;49:1473-8

Division of Gastroenterology, University of Calgary, Alberta.

View Article and Find Full Text PDF
November 2003

Predicting antiviral treatment response in chronic hepatitis C: how accurate and how soon?

J Antimicrob Chemother 2003 Mar;51(3):487-91

Liver Unit, University of Calgary, 3330 Hospital Dr NW, Calgary, Alberta, Canada T2N 4N1.

View Article and Find Full Text PDF
March 2003

Evolution of autoimmune hepatitis to primary sclerosing cholangitis: A sequential syndrome.

Hepatology 2002 Dec;36(6):1393-9

Liver Unit, Division of Gastroenterology, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

View Article and Find Full Text PDF
December 2002