Publications by authors named "Hamad Al-Ashgar"

57Publications

Acute onset autoimmune hepatitis: Clinical presentation and treatment outcomes.

Ann Hepatol 2019 May - Jun;18(3):439-444. Epub 2019 Apr 15.

Department of Gastroenterology, Prince Sultan Military Medical City, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.aohep.2018.09.001DOI Listing
August 2020

Juvenile hemochromatosis and hepatocellular carcinoma in a patient with a novel mutation in the HJV gene.

Eur J Med Genet 2017 Jun 28;60(6):308-311. Epub 2017 Mar 28.

Department of Medical Genetics, King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia; College of Medicine, Alfaisal University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ejmg.2017.03.011DOI Listing
June 2017

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.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/srep44947DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5359580PMC
March 2017

 PARK2 polymorphisms predict disease progression in patients infected with hepatitis C virus.

Ann Hepatol 2016 Nov-Dec 2016;15(6):824-833

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

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5604/16652681.1222097DOI Listing
February 2017

Epidemiology, disease burden, and treatment strategies of chronic hepatitis C virus infections in Saudi Arabia in the new treatment paradigm shift.

Saudi J Gastroenterol 2016 Jul-Aug;22(4):269-81

Department of Hepatobiliary Sciences and Liver Transplantation, King Abdulaziz Medical City, Riyadh; King Saud bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences, National Guard Health Affairs, Riyadh, Kingdome of Saudi Arabia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/1319-3767.187609DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4991197PMC
April 2017

Response to: Treatment prolongation or quadruple therapy:- Individualization by geographical region.

Saudi J Gastroenterol 2016 Jan-Feb;22(1):79

Department of Medicine, King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/1319-3767.173764DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4763534PMC
June 2016

Clinical, endoscopic, and radiologic features of three subtypes of achalasia, classified using high-resolution manometry.

Saudi J Gastroenterol 2015 May-Jun;21(3):152-7

Section of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/1319-3767.157560DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4455145PMC
January 2016

Diagnostic Utility of Impedance-pH Monitoring in Refractory Non-erosive Reflux Disease.

J Neurogastroenterol Motil 2014 Oct;20(4):497-505

Section of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5056/jnm14038DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4204403PMC
October 2014

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.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/357062DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4142570PMC
May 2015

Impact of liver biopsy on the decision to treat patients with chronic hepatitis B genotype D virus infection.

Intervirology 2014 28;57(5):248-53. Epub 2014 Jun 28.

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

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1159/000360858DOI Listing
April 2015

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.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/liv.12347DOI Listing
August 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:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.yexmp.2013.08.005DOI Listing
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.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12072-011-9319-2DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3734594PMC
October 2012

Lung transplantation triggered "jackhammer esophagus": a case report and review of literature.

J Neurogastroenterol Motil 2013 Jul 8;19(3):390-4. Epub 2013 Jul 8.

Section of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Center, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5056/jnm.2013.19.3.390DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3714418PMC
July 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.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12072-013-9421-8DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3695682PMC
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:

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https://linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S15423565130087
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cgh.2013.05.038DOI Listing
November 2013

Liver transplantation in Wilson's disease: Single center experience from Saudi Arabia.

World J Hepatol 2013 Mar;5(3):127-32

Musthafa Chalikandy Peedikayil, Hamad Ibrahim Al Ashgar, Abdullah Al Mousa, Khalid Al Kahtani, Department of Medicine, King Faisal Specialist, Hospital and Research Center, Pin 11211, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4254/wjh.v5.i3.127DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3612571PMC
March 2013

Relationship of interferon-γ-inducible protein-10 kDa with viral response in patients with various heterogeneities of hepatitis C virus genotype-4.

Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 2013 Apr;25(4):404-10

Section of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre KFSH&RC, Riyadh 11211, Saudi Arabia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/MEG.0b013e32835bc2cfDOI Listing
April 2013

Hepatitis C genotype 4: genotypic diversity, epidemiological profile, and clinical relevance of subtypes in Saudi Arabia.

Saudi J Gastroenterol 2013 Jan-Feb;19(1):28-33

Department of Medicine, Section of Gastroenterology, King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/1319-3767.105920DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3603486PMC
July 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.

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http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0045128PLOS
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3445584PMC
February 2013

Toll-like receptor 3 polymorphism and its association with hepatitis B virus infection in Saudi Arabian patients.

J Med Virol 2012 Sep;84(9):1353-9

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

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jmv.23271DOI Listing
September 2012

Clinical significance of numerous irregular polypoidal lesions in the duodenum.

Saudi J Gastroenterol 2010 Apr-Jun;16(2):140-1

Department of Medicine, King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/1319-3767.61246DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3016506PMC
June 2010

Tender thigh in a patient with Crohn's disease. Necrotizing fasciitis.

Saudi J Gastroenterol 2008 Oct;14(4):214-5

Department of Medicine, King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/1319-3767.43283DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2702937PMC
October 2008

Defecation of a "colon cast" as a rare presentation of acute graft-versus-host disease.

Ann Saudi Med 2009 May-Jun;29(3):231-3

Department of Medicine, King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2813650PMC
http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/0256-4947.51783DOI Listing
September 2009

Bio-enteric intragastric balloon in obese patients: a retrospective analysis of King Faisal Specialist Hospital experience.

Obes Surg 2010 Sep 28;20(9):1219-26. Epub 2008 Aug 28.

Section of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine (MBC: 46), King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre, PO Box: 3354, Riyadh, 11211, Saudi Arabia.

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http://link.springer.com/10.1007/s11695-008-9654-0
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11695-008-9654-0DOI Listing
September 2010

Vomiting and an abdominal mass immediately after vaginal delivery: an unusual cause.

Obes Surg 2008 Nov 20;18(11):1505-6. Epub 2008 May 20.

Section of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine MBC: 46, King Faisal specialist Hospital & Research Centre, P.O. Box 3354, Riyadh, 11211, Saudi Arabia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11695-008-9525-8DOI Listing
November 2008

Gastrosplenic fistula in Hodgkin's lymphoma treated successfully by laparoscopic surgery and chemotherapy.

Saudi Med J 2007 Dec;28(12):1898-900

Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre, PO Box 3354, Riyadh 11211, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

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December 2007

Autoimmune hepatitis induced by interferon-alpha therapy in a patient with chronic myeloid leukemia.

Ann Saudi Med 2002 Jan-Mar;22(1-2):73-4

Department of Medicine, King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5144/0256-4947.2002.73DOI Listing
June 2007

Mesentric vein thrombosis as a presentation of subclinical celiac disease.

Ann Saudi Med 2006 Nov-Dec;26(6):471-3

King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center, Section of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6074326PMC
http://dx.doi.org/10.5144/0256-4947.2006.471DOI Listing
May 2007

Two cases of pulmonary metastasis after living donor liver transplantation for hepatocellular carcinoma.

Ann Saudi Med 2006 Sep-Oct;26(5):398-402

Section of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Centre, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6074111PMC
http://dx.doi.org/10.5144/0256-4947.2006.398DOI Listing
February 2007

Nitrofurantoin-induced fulminant hepatitis mimicking autoimmune hepatitis.

Ann Pharmacother 2006 Oct 12;40(10):1888-9. Epub 2006 Sep 12.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1345/aph.1H136DOI Listing
October 2006

Budd-Chiari syndrome: long-term effect on outcome with transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt.

J Gastroenterol Hepatol 2005 Oct;20(10):1494-502

Section of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1440-1746.2005.03878.xDOI Listing
October 2005

Biliary disease after liver transplantation: the experience of the King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center, Riyadh.

J Gastroenterol Hepatol 2005 Feb;20(2):217-28

Medicine, Section of Gastroenterology, King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1440-1746.2004.03490.xDOI Listing
February 2005

Metastatic hepatic carcinoid associated with ectopic ACTH syndrome, resistant to octreotide and ketoconazole therapy.

Ann Saudi Med 2004 Sep-Oct;24(5):386-90

Department of Medicine, King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Center, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6148153PMC
http://dx.doi.org/10.5144/0256-4947.2004.386DOI Listing
February 2005

Fibrolamellar hepatocellular carcinoma with alpha-one antitrypsin liver disease.

Saudi J Gastroenterol 2004 May;10(2):92-5

Department of Medicine, King Faisal Specialist Hospital, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

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May 2004

Rare presentation of Budd-Chiari syndrome.

Saudi J Gastroenterol 2003 May;9(2):82-3

Department of Medicine, King Faisal Specialist Hospital, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

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May 2003

Budd Chiari syndrome: experience at King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

Saudi J Gastroenterol 2003 Jan;9(1):11-4

Department of Medicine, King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

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January 2003