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Sustained clinical benefit, improved quality of life, and reduced intestinal surgery from maintenance infliximab treatment in inflammatory bowel disease.

Scand J Gastroenterol 2020 Feb 13;55(2):178-183. Epub 2020 Feb 13.

Department of Gastroenterology, Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00365521.2020.1722738DOI Listing
February 2020

Comparison of fecal calprotectin and serum C-reactive protein in early prediction of outcome to infliximab induction therapy.

Scand J Gastroenterol 2019 Sep 9;54(9):1081-1088. Epub 2019 Sep 9.

Department of Medical Sciences, Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Uppsala University , Uppsala , Sweden.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00365521.2019.1660402DOI Listing
September 2019

Use of complementary and alternative medicine in Swedish patients with inflammatory bowel disease: a controlled study.

Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 2016 Nov;28(11):1320-8

aDepartment of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society, Division of Nursing bDepartment of Clinical Sciences, Danderyd Hospital cCenter for Digestive Diseases, Karolinska University Hospital dDepartment of Medicine, Solna, Karolinska Institutet eDepartment of Clinical Science and Education, Södersjukhuset, Karolinska Institutet fStockholm GastroCenter gSophiahemmet University, Stockholm hInstitute of Health and Care Sciences, the Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg iDepartment of Medicine, Geriatrics and Emergency, Sahlgrenska University Hospital/East Hospital, Gothenburg jDepartment of Gastroenterology, Skane University Hospital, Lund kFaculty of Medicine and Health, School of Health and Medical Sciences, Örebro University and Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, Örebro University Hospital, Örebro, Sweden.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/MEG.0000000000000710DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5051534PMC
November 2016

From IBS to DBS: The Dysbiotic Bowel Syndrome.

J Investig Med High Impact Case Rep 2016 Apr-Jun;4(2):2324709616648458. Epub 2016 May 9.

Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden.

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http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/10.1177/2324709616648458
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/2324709616648458DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4871203PMC
May 2016

Is irritable bowel syndrome a dysbiotic bowel syndrome?

Microb Ecol Health Dis 2015 29;26:27637. Epub 2015 May 29.

Gastroenterology Unit, Department of Medical Sciences, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4451089PMC
http://dx.doi.org/10.3402/mehd.v26.27637DOI Listing
June 2015

[Underlying dysbiosis may be the cause of some forms of IBS. Patients were free of symptoms after the administration of microbiota].

Lakartidningen 2015 Jun 2;112. Epub 2015 Jun 2.

Inst Mikrobiologi Tumör och Cell Biologi, Karolinska Institutet, - Stockholm, Sweden Inst Mikrobiologi Tumörbiologi & Cellbiologi - Karolinska Institutet Stockholm, Sweden.

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June 2015

Presentation and progression of childhood-onset inflammatory bowel disease in Northern Stockholm County.

Inflamm Bowel Dis 2015 May;21(5):1098-108

*Department of Women's and Children's Health, Astrid Lindgren Children's Hospital, Karolinska University Hospital, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden; Departments of †Oncology-Pathology and ‡Medicine, Karolinska University Hospital, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden; §Clinical Epidemiology Unit, Department of Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden; ‖Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Örebro University Hospital and Örebro University, Örebro, Sweden; and ¶Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, United Kingdom.

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https://academic.oup.com/ibdjournal/article/21/5/1098-1108/4
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/MIB.0000000000000356DOI Listing
May 2015

Trough s-infliximab and antibodies towards infliximab in a cohort of 79 IBD patients with maintenance infliximab treatment.

J Crohns Colitis 2014 Aug 31;8(8):881-9. Epub 2014 Jan 31.

Dept of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Karolinska University Hospital, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden; Dept of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Karolinska University Hospital and Dept of Clinical Science and Education, karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.crohns.2014.01.009DOI Listing
August 2014

Fabry disease simulating Crohn's ileitis.

Anticancer Res 2014 May;34(5):2437-41

Gastrointestinal and Liver Pathology Research Laboratory, Department of Pathology, Karolinska Institute and University Hospital, 17176, Stockholm, Sweden.

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May 2014

Naïve T cells in the gut: how to really find them?

Scand J Gastroenterol 2014 Apr 3;49(4):518. Epub 2014 Feb 3.

Department of Clinical Science and Education, Karolinska Institutet, Södersjukhuset , Stockholm , Sweden.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3109/00365521.2014.884159DOI Listing
April 2014

Naïve T cells correlate with mucosal healing in patients with inflammatory bowel disease.

Scand J Gastroenterol 2014 Jan 5;49(1):66-74. Epub 2013 Nov 5.

Department of Clinical Science and Education, Karolinska Institutet , Södersjukhuset, Stockholm , Sweden.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3109/00365521.2013.853829DOI Listing
January 2014

Anaemia management in patients with inflammatory bowel disease: routine practice across nine European countries.

Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 2013 Dec;25(12):1456-63

aInterdisciplinary Crohn Colitis Centre Rhein-Main, Frankfurt am Main, Germany bDepartment of Hepatology and Gastroenterology, Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus, Denmark cDepartment of Gastroenterology, Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden dDepartment of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria eVifor Pharma, Glattbrugg, Switzerland fDepartment of Gastroenterology, Hospital Charles Nicolle, Rouen, France gDepartment of Pharmacology and Therapeutics, Institute for Molecular Cell Biology, University of Porto, Porto, Portugal hDepartment of Gastroenterology, Centro Médico Teknon, Barcelona, Spain iDepartment of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands jDepartment of Gastroenterology, Istituto Clinico Humanitas, Milan, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/MEG.0b013e328365ca7fDOI Listing
December 2013

High burden of iron deficiency and different types of anemia in inflammatory bowel disease outpatients in Scandinavia: a longitudinal 2-year follow-up study.

Scand J Gastroenterol 2013 Nov 30;48(11):1286-93. Epub 2013 Sep 30.

Department of Hepatology and Gastroenterology, Aarhus University Hospital , Denmark.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3109/00365521.2013.838605DOI Listing
November 2013

Narrow-band imaging magnifying endoscopy in adult patients with eosinophilic esophagitis/esophageal eosinophilia and lymphocytic esophagitis.

Gastrointest Endosc 2013 Oct 1;78(4):659-64. Epub 2013 Jul 1.

Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.gie.2013.05.025DOI Listing
October 2013

Anemia and iron deficiency in inflammatory bowel disease: an open, prospective, observational study on diagnosis, treatment with ferric carboxymaltose and quality of life.

Scand J Gastroenterol 2013 Sep 29;48(9):1027-32. Epub 2013 Jul 29.

Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Karolinska University Hospital, 17176 Stockholm, Sweden.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3109/00365521.2013.819442DOI Listing
September 2013

Carcinoma in gut-associated lymphoid tissue in ulcerative colitis: Case report and review of literature.

World J Gastrointest Endosc 2013 Jun;5(6):293-6

Carlos A Rubio, Gastrointestinal and Liver Pathology Research Laboratory, Department of Pathology, Karolinska Institute and University Hospital, 7176 Stockholm, Sweden.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4253/wjge.v5.i6.293DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3680619PMC
June 2013

Traditional serrated adenoma in a patient with Barrett's esophagus.

Anticancer Res 2013 Apr;33(4):1743-5

Gastrointestinal and Liver Pathology Research Laboratory, Department of Pathology, Karolinska Institute and University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden.

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April 2013

HLA-DR(hi) and CCR9 Define a Pro-Inflammatory Monocyte Subset in IBD.

Clin Transl Gastroenterol 2012 Dec 20;3:e29. Epub 2012 Dec 20.

Department of Medicine, Translational Immunology Unit, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden.

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http://www.nature.com/articles/ctg201223
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/ctg.2012.23DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3535076PMC
December 2012

The prevalence of anemia and iron deficiency in IBD outpatients in Scandinavia.

Scand J Gastroenterol 2011 Mar 15;46(3):304-9. Epub 2010 Nov 15.

Department of Medicine V (Hepatology and Gastroenterology), Aarhus University Hospital, Denmark.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3109/00365521.2010.533382DOI Listing
March 2011

Protruding and non-protruding colon carcinomas originating in gut-associated lymphoid tissue.

Anticancer Res 2010 Jul;30(7):3019-22

Gastrointestinal and Liver Pathology Research Laboratory, Department of Pathology, Karolinska Institute and University Hospital, 17176, Stockholm, Sweden.

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July 2010

[Current drug therapy in Crohn disease--national guidelines].

Lakartidningen 2009 Nov 4-12;106(45):2988-93

EM-kliniken, Universitetssjukhuset i Linköping.

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February 2010

[Management of severe attack of ulcerative colitis].

Lakartidningen 2009 Nov 4-12;106(45):2994-8

Medicinska kliniken, Universitetssjukhuset, Orebro.

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February 2010

[Colitis cancer--myth or reality?].

Lakartidningen 2009 Nov 4-12;106(45):3000-2

Universitetssjukhuset i Lund.

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February 2010

Massive fundic gland polyposis in a patient receiving protracted proton-pump inhibitor medication.

Anticancer Res 2010 Jan;30(1):261-3

Gastrointestinal and Liver Pathology Research Laboratory, Department of Pathology, Karolinska Institute and University Hospital, 17176 Stockholm, Sweden.

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January 2010

Resource use and societal costs for Crohn's disease in Sweden.

Inflamm Bowel Dis 2009 Dec 30;15(12):1882-90. Epub 2009 Apr 30.

i3 Innovus, Stockholm, Sweden.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ibd.20939DOI Listing
December 2009

Infliximab in clinical routine: experience with Crohn's disease and biomarkers of inflammation over 5 years.

Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 2009 Oct;21(10):1168-76

Department of Medicine, Gastroenterology and Hepatology Unit, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/meg.0b013e32832b125cDOI Listing
October 2009

Further studies on the frequency of colorectal cancer in Crohn's colitis: an 11-year survey in the Northwest Stockholm County.

Anticancer Res 2009 Oct;29(10):4291-5

Gastrointestinal and Liver Pathology Research Laboratory, Department of Pathology, Karolinska Institute and University Hospital, 17176, Stockholm, Sweden.

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October 2009

Increased lysozyme expression in gastric biopsies with intestinal metaplasia and pseudopyloric metaplasia.

Int J Clin Exp Med 2009 Sep 2;2(3):248-53. Epub 2009 Sep 2.

Gastrointestinal and Liver Pathology Research Laboratory, Department of Pathology and Department of Gastroenterology, Karolinska Institute and University Hospital 17176 Stockholm, Sweden.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2773612PMC
September 2009

Colorectal cancer in Crohn's disease--review of a 56-year experience in Karolinska Institute University Hospital.

J Environ Pathol Toxicol Oncol 2008 ;27(4):257-66

Department of Pathology, Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1615/jenvironpatholtoxicoloncol.v27.i4.20DOI Listing
January 2009

Detection of intestinal metaplasia in distal esophagus and esophagogastric junction by enhanced-magnification endoscopy.

Gastrointest Endosc 2004 Jan;59(1):15-21

Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Karolinska Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/s0016-5107(03)02527-6DOI Listing
January 2004

Concordance of Helicobacter pylori strains within families.

J Clin Microbiol 2003 Dec;41(12):5604-8

Department of Clinical Microbiology, Microbiology and Tumor Biology Center, Karolinska Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC309035PMC
http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/jcm.41.12.5604-5608.2003DOI Listing
December 2003