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Discipline name H-index Citations Publications World Ranking National Ranking
Medicine D-index 103 Citations 38,035 536 World Ranking 3308 National Ranking 322

Overview

What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Internal medicine
  • Disease
  • Surgery

His primary areas of investigation include Internal medicine, Meta-analysis, Irritable bowel syndrome, Gastroenterology and Placebo. In Internal medicine, Alexander C. Ford works on issues like Surgery, which are connected to Number needed to treat. His work deals with themes such as Colitis, Incidence, Treatment outcome, Sex factors and Physical therapy, which intersect with Meta-analysis.

His Irritable bowel syndrome research incorporates elements of Gastrointestinal disease, Cognitive behavioral therapy, Abdominal pain and Etiology. His Gastroenterology research is multidisciplinary, incorporating perspectives in Odds ratio, Epidemiology, Cross-sectional study and Confidence interval. His Placebo research is multidisciplinary, relying on both Adverse effect, Rifaximin and Constipation.

His most cited work include:

  • Global Prevalence of and Risk Factors for Irritable Bowel Syndrome: A Meta-analysis (1087 citations)
  • Global Prevalence of and Risk Factors for Irritable Bowel Syndrome: A Meta-analysis (1087 citations)
  • The efficacy of probiotics in the treatment of irritable bowel syndrome: a systematic review (567 citations)

What are the main themes of his work throughout his whole career to date?

Alexander C. Ford focuses on Internal medicine, Irritable bowel syndrome, Gastroenterology, Meta-analysis and Inflammatory bowel disease. His biological study spans a wide range of topics, including Placebo and Surgery. Alexander C. Ford has researched Irritable bowel syndrome in several fields, including Constipation, Intensive care medicine, Diarrhea, Colonoscopy and Abdominal pain.

His work on Helicobacter pylori and SeHCAT as part of general Gastroenterology research is frequently linked to In patient, bridging the gap between disciplines. His Meta-analysis research includes themes of Odds ratio, Relative risk, Confidence interval and Physical therapy. His Inflammatory bowel disease study incorporates themes from Comorbidity, Immunology, Depression and Anxiety.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Internal medicine (108.92%)
  • Irritable bowel syndrome (60.58%)
  • Gastroenterology (51.37%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2019-2021)?

  • Internal medicine (108.92%)
  • Irritable bowel syndrome (60.58%)
  • Meta-analysis (36.83%)

In recent papers he was focusing on the following fields of study:

His primary areas of study are Internal medicine, Irritable bowel syndrome, Meta-analysis, Gastroenterology and Inflammatory bowel disease. Alexander C. Ford combines subjects such as Placebo, Depression and Anxiety with his study of Internal medicine. His studies in Irritable bowel syndrome integrate themes in fields like Constipation, Mood, Intensive care medicine, Abdominal pain and Comorbidity.

His Meta-analysis research is multidisciplinary, incorporating elements of Odds ratio, Relative risk, Confidence interval, Adverse effect and Quality of life. His Gastroenterology study combines topics in areas such as Reflux and Gastro-. His work carried out in the field of Inflammatory bowel disease brings together such families of science as Fibrosis, Inflammation, Female patient and Pharmacology.

Between 2019 and 2021, his most popular works were:

  • Helicobacter pylori eradication for the prevention of gastric neoplasia (56 citations)
  • Efficacy of pharmacological therapies in patients with IBS with diarrhoea or mixed stool pattern: systematic review and network meta-analysis (38 citations)
  • Efficacy of pharmacological therapies in patients with IBS with diarrhoea or mixed stool pattern: systematic review and network meta-analysis (38 citations)

In his most recent research, the most cited papers focused on:

  • Internal medicine
  • Disease
  • Surgery

Irritable bowel syndrome, Internal medicine, Meta-analysis, Relative risk and Adverse effect are his primary areas of study. His Irritable bowel syndrome study combines topics from a wide range of disciplines, such as Functional constipation, Epidemiology, Quality of life, Intensive care medicine and Comorbidity. His studies deal with areas such as Mood and Anxiety as well as Internal medicine.

His study in Meta-analysis is interdisciplinary in nature, drawing from both Odds ratio, Psychological intervention and Confidence interval. Alexander C. Ford interconnects Medical literature, Systematic review, Funnel plot, Contingency management and Physical therapy in the investigation of issues within Relative risk. The study incorporates disciplines such as Cancer, Gastroenterology, Helicobacter pylori, Incidence and Placebo in addition to Adverse effect.

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Best Publications

Global Prevalence of and Risk Factors for Irritable Bowel Syndrome: A Meta-analysis

Rebecca M. Lovell;Alexander C. Ford;Alexander C. Ford.
Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology (2012)

1705 Citations

The efficacy of probiotics in the treatment of irritable bowel syndrome: a systematic review

Paul Moayyedi;Alexander Charles Ford;Nicholas J Talley;Filippo Cremonini.
Gut (2010)

854 Citations

Efficacy of antidepressants and psychological therapies in irritable bowel syndrome: systematic review and meta-analysis

Alexander Charles Ford;Nicholas J Talley;Philip S Schoenfeld;Eamonn Mm Quigley.
Gut (2009)

750 Citations

Effect of fibre, antispasmodics, and peppermint oil in the treatment of irritable bowel syndrome: systematic review and meta-analysis

Alexander C Ford;Nicholas J Talley;Brennan M R Spiegel;Amy E Foxx-Orenstein.
BMJ (2008)

744 Citations

Prevalence of, and risk factors for, chronic idiopathic constipation in the community: systematic review and meta-analysis.

Nicole C Suares;Alexander C Ford.
The American Journal of Gastroenterology (2011)

656 Citations

Efficacy of prebiotics, probiotics, and synbiotics in irritable bowel syndrome and chronic idiopathic constipation: systematic review and meta-analysis.

Alexander C Ford;Eamonn M M Quigley;Brian E Lacy;Anthony J Lembo.
The American Journal of Gastroenterology (2014)

639 Citations

Efficacy of biological therapies in inflammatory bowel disease: systematic review and meta-analysis.

Alexander C Ford;William J Sandborn;Khurram J Khan;Stephen B Hanauer.
The American Journal of Gastroenterology (2011)

625 Citations

Antibiotic Therapy in Inflammatory Bowel Disease: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Khurram J Khan;Thomas A Ullman;Alexander C Ford;Maria T Abreu.
The American Journal of Gastroenterology (2011)

564 Citations

Helicobacter pylori eradication therapy to prevent gastric cancer in healthy asymptomatic infected individuals: systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials

Alexander C Ford;Alexander C Ford;David Forman;Richard H Hunt;Yuhong Yuan.
BMJ (2014)

520 Citations

Prevalence of Symptoms Meeting Criteria for Irritable Bowel Syndrome in Inflammatory Bowel Disease: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Stephen J Halpin;Alexander C Ford.
The American Journal of Gastroenterology (2012)

518 Citations

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