Publications by authors named "Schalk W Van der Merwe"

26Publications

The intensive care unit course and outcome in acute-on-chronic liver failure are comparable to other populations.

J Hepatol 2018 Oct 4;69(4):803-809. Epub 2018 May 4.

Laboratory of Hepatology, University of Leuven [KU Leuven], Belgium; Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University Hospitals Leuven [KU Leuven], Belgium. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jhep.2018.04.025DOI Listing
October 2018

The economic impact of using single-operator cholangioscopy for the treatment of difficult bile duct stones and diagnosis of indeterminate bile duct strictures.

Endoscopy 2018 02 24;50(2):109-118. Epub 2017 Nov 24.

Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University Hospital Gasthuisberg, Leuven, Belgium.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1055/s-0043-121268DOI Listing
February 2018

A biodegradable non-covered self-expandable stent to treat pancreatic duct strictures in chronic pancreatitis: a proof of principle.

Gastrointest Endosc 2018 02 24;87(2):486-491. Epub 2017 Aug 24.

Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Erasmus University Medical Center, Rotterdam, the Netherlands.

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https://linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S00165107173220
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.gie.2017.08.018DOI Listing
February 2018

CD14(+) macrophages that accumulate in the colon of African AIDS patients express pro-inflammatory cytokines and are responsive to lipopolysaccharide.

BMC Infect Dis 2015 Oct 17;15:430. Epub 2015 Oct 17.

MRC Unit for Inflammation and Immunity, Department of Immunology and the Tshwane Academic Division of the National Health Laboratory Service, University of Pretoria, Pretoria, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12879-015-1176-5DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4609115PMC
October 2015

Impaired CD4+ T-cell restoration in the small versus large intestine of HIV-1-positive South Africans receiving combination antiretroviral therapy.

J Infect Dis 2013 Oct 6;208(7):1113-22. Epub 2013 Jun 6.

Department of Cancer Immunology and AIDS, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston MA 02215, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/infdis/jit249DOI Listing
October 2013

Building up a research pipeline in gastroenterology.

Arab J Gastroenterol 2011 Jun 30;12(2):55-7. Epub 2011 Apr 30.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ajg.2010.12.002DOI Listing
June 2011

A visceral pseudoaneurysm: management by EUS-guided thrombin injection.

Gastrointest Endosc 2011 Feb 13;73(2):392-5. Epub 2010 Jul 13.

Hepatology and Gastroenterology Research Unit, Department of Immunology, Pathology Building Lab 2-75, Basic Medical Sciences Campus, Dr. Savage Road, University of Pretoria, and Unitas Intervention Radiology Unit, Pretoria East Hospital, Pretoria, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.gie.2010.05.019DOI Listing
February 2011

Imaging glucose metabolism in perfluorocarbon-perfused hepatocyte bioreactors using positron emission tomography.

J Artif Organs 2009 25;12(4):247-57. Epub 2009 Dec 25.

Bioengineering Unit, Hepatology Research Laboratory, University of Pretoria, Prinshof Campus, Dr Savage road, Pretoria, South Africa.

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http://link.springer.com/10.1007/s10047-009-0480-5
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March 2010

Current understanding of osteoporosis associated with liver disease.

Nat Rev Gastroenterol Hepatol 2009 Nov;6(11):660-70

Max-Planck Institute for Biochemistry, Martinsried, Germany.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/nrgastro.2009.166DOI Listing
November 2009

Non-toxicity of IV injected perfluorocarbon oxygen carrier in an animal model of liver regeneration following surgical injury.

Artif Cells Blood Substit Immobil Biotechnol 2009 1;37(3):117-24. Epub 2009 May 1.

Hepatology Research Unit, University of Pretoria, South Africa.

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http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/1073119090291638
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10731190902916380DOI Listing
July 2009

Increased osteoclast formation and activity by peripheral blood mononuclear cells in chronic liver disease patients with osteopenia.

Hepatology 2008 Jan;47(1):259-67

Hepatology Research Laboratory, Department of Immunology and Internal Medicine, University of Pretoria, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/hep.21971DOI Listing
January 2008

The transmission of Helicobacter pylori: the effects of analysis method and study population on inference.

Best Pract Res Clin Gastroenterol 2007 ;21(2):215-36

DST-NRF Centre of Excellence at the Percy FitzPatrick Institute, University of Cape Town, Rondebosch 7701, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bpg.2006.10.001DOI Listing
May 2007

A population genetics pedigree perspective on the transmission of Helicobacter pylori.

Genetics 2006 Dec 22;174(4):2107-18. Epub 2006 Oct 22.

DST-NRF Centre of Excellence at the Percy FitzPatrick Institute, Molecular Ecology and Evolution Programme, Department of Genetics, University of Pretoria, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1534/genetics.106.057703DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1698626PMC
December 2006

Effect of rapamycin on hepatic osteodystrophy in rats with portasystemic shunting.

World J Gastroenterol 2006 Jul;12(28):4504-10

Department of Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology, Hepatology and GI- Research laboratory, University of Pretoria, PO Box 1649, Faerie Glen, Pretoria 0043, South Africa.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4125637PMC
http://dx.doi.org/10.3748/wjg.v12.i28.4504DOI Listing
July 2006

Incidence of Helicobacter felis and the effect of coinfection with Helicobacter pylori on the gastric mucosa in the African population.

J Clin Microbiol 2006 May;44(5):1692-6

Hepatology and Gastroenterology Research Unit, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Pretoria, Pretoria, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/JCM.44.5.1692-1696.2006DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1479211PMC
May 2006