Publications by authors named "Kelly W Burak"

62Publications

Impact of Hepatitis B Virus Genetic Variation, Integration, and Lymphotropism in Antiviral Treatment and Oncogenesis.

Microorganisms 2020 Sep 24;8(10). Epub 2020 Sep 24.

Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Infectious Diseases, Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB T2N 1N4, Canada.

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September 2020

Evaluating the role of transient elastography post chronic hepatitis C treatment to predict hepatocellular carcinoma.

J Hepatol 2020 Nov 31;73(5):1287-1289. Epub 2020 Aug 31.

Liver Unit, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Electronic address:

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November 2020

Risk stratification of patients with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease using a case identification pathway in primary care: a cross-sectional study.

CMAJ Open 2020 Apr-Jun;8(2):E370-E376. Epub 2020 May 15.

Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology (Shaheen, Riazi, Kaplan, Burak, Swain), Department of Medicine, University of Calgary; EFW Radiology group (Medellin, Bhayana, Park); Alberta Health Services (Jiang, Schaufert); Community Primary Care, Alberta Health Services (Sargious), Calgary, Alta.

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May 2020

Successful Treatment of a Reinfected Liver Graft Because of Receipt of a HCV-Positive Kidney.

ACG Case Rep J 2020 Mar 16;7(3):e00341. Epub 2020 Mar 16.

Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, CA.

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March 2020

Oncogenic HBV variants and integration are present in hepatic and lymphoid cells derived from chronic HBV patients.

Cancer Lett 2020 06 27;480:39-47. Epub 2020 Mar 27.

Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Infectious Diseases, Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada; Calgary Liver Unit, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Medicine, Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Electronic address:

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June 2020

Canadian liver transplant allocation for hepatocellular carcinoma.

J Hepatol 2019 11 5;71(5):1058-1060. Epub 2019 Sep 5.

Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Electronic address:

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November 2019

Contrast-enhanced US in Local Ablative Therapy and Secondary Surveillance for Hepatocellular Carcinoma.

Radiographics 2019 Sep-Oct;39(5):1302-1322. Epub 2019 Jul 26.

From the Department of Diagnostic Imaging, Foothills Medical Centre, 1403 29 St NW, Calgary, AB, Canada T2N 2T9 (S.B., J.G., C.M., J.K.W., S.R.W.); and Departments of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology (K.W.B., S.R.W.), and Radiology (J.K.W., S.R.W.), University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

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May 2020

Spontaneous Regression of Hepatocellular Carcinoma and Review of Reports in the Published English Literature.

Case Rep Med 2019 31;2019:9756758. Epub 2019 Mar 31.

Departments of Surgery, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada.

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March 2019

The management of chronic hepatitis C: 2018 guideline update from the Canadian Association for the Study of the Liver.

CMAJ 2018 06;190(22):E677-E687

Toronto Centre for Liver Disease (Shah, Feld), Toronto Western and General Hospital, University Health Network, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ont.; Department of Medicine, Liver Unit (Bilodeau), Centre hospitalier de l'Université de Montréal, Montréal, Que.; Department of Medicine, Liver Unit, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology (Burak), University of Calgary, Calgary, Alta.; Division of Infectious diseases (Cooper), Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ont.; Division of Infectious Diseases and Chronic Viral Illness Service Glen site (Klein), McGill University Health Centre Montréal, Que.; Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology (Ramji), University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC; Division of Infectious Disease (Smyth), Dalhousie University, Moncton Hospital, Moncton, NB.

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June 2018

Sofosbuvir-Based Therapy in the Pre-Liver Transplant Setting: The Canadian National Experience.

Ann Hepatol 2018 May-June;17(3):437-443. Epub 2018 Apr 9.

Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada.

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May 2019

Real-world treatment of hepatitis C with second-generation direct-acting antivirals: initial results from a multicentre Canadian retrospective cohort of diverse patients.

CMAJ Open 2018 Jan;6(1):E12-E18

Affiliations: Calgary Liver Unit (Aspinall, Shaheen, Kochaksaraei, Haslam, Lee, Burak, Swain, Borman, Coffin), Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Medicine, University of Calgary; Calgary Urban Project Society (Macphail); Southern Alberta Clinic (Kapler, Larios, Coffin), Alberta Health Services, Calgary, Alta.

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January 2018

Long-Term Follow-up and Quantitative Hepatitis B Surface Antigen Monitoring in North American Chronic HBV Carriers.

Ann Hepatol 2018 Mar - Apr;17(2):232-241

Calgary Liver Unit, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University of Calgary Cumming School of Medicine, Calgary, Alberta, Canada; Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Infectious Diseases, University of Calgary Cumming School of Medicine, Calgary, Canada. Electronic address:

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October 2019

Hepatitis B virus testing and linkage to care in a Canadian urban tertiary referral centre: a retrospective cohort study.

CMAJ Open 2017 Jun;5(2):E431-E436

Affiliations: Calgary Liver Unit (Lau, Shaheen, Aspinall, Congly, Borman, Jayakumar, Eksteen, Lee, Stinton, Swain, Burak, Coffin), Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Medicine; Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Infectious Diseases (Lau, Coffin), Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary; Alberta Health Services (Ricento, Qureshi), Calgary, Alta.

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June 2017

Integration of Contrast-enhanced US into a Multimodality Approach to Imaging of Nodules in a Cirrhotic Liver: How I Do It.

Radiology 2017 Feb;282(2):317-331

From the Department of Radiology (P.C.J., S.R.W.) and Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology (K.W.B., S.R.W.), Foothills Medical Centre, University of Calgary, 1403 29 St NW, Calgary, AB, Canada T2N 2T9; Department of Medical Imaging, Toronto General Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ont, Canada (H.J.J., T.K.K.); and Department of Imaging Research, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ont, Canada (P.N.B.).

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February 2017