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Otago Medical School staff profiles

Dr Ralf Lubcke

PositionClinical Senior Lecturer
DepartmentDepartment of Medicine (Dunedin)
QualificationsMD(Freiberg) PhD(Otago)
Research summaryGastroenterology

Research

Basic: Investigations of electrolyte transport kinetics across human and rat colon. This involves in vivo and in vitro studies, using 'closed loop' preparations, 'Ussing chambers', and patch clamp technique.

Clinical: Investigations into prevalence of GOR (Gastro-Oesophageal Reflux) in young healthy individuals.

Evaluation of proton pump inhibitors as a tool for identifying patients with grade-O-GORD.

Abdominal/endoscopic ultrasound in gastroenterology.

Publications

Pan, A., Schlup, M., Lubcke, R., Chou, A., & Schultz, M. (2012). The role of aspirin in post-polypectomy bleeding: A retrospective survey. BMC Gastroenterology, 12, 138. doi: 10.1186/1471-230X-12-138

Pan, A., Schlup, M., Lubcke, R., & Schultz, M. (2011). Fulminant ulcerative colitis despite maximal immunosuppression following liver transplantation: A case report and literature review. Journal of Crohn's & Colitis, 5(5), 465-468. doi: 10.1016/j.crohns.2011.04.011

Pan, A., Doyle, T., Schlup, M., Lubcke, R., & Schultz, M. (2011). Unusual manifestation of Erdheim-Chester disease. BMC Gastroenterology, 11, 77. doi: 10.1186/1471-230x-11-77

Switzer-Taylor, V., Schlup, M., Lübcke, R., Livingstone, V., & Schultz, M. (2008). Barrett's esophagus: A retrospective analysis of 13 years surveillance. Journal of Gastroenterology & Hepatology, 23(9), 1362-1367.

Hope, N. M., Butt, A. G., Ross, I., Warhurst, G., Arn, M., Grigor, M. R., Lubcke, R., & Barbezat, G. O. (2001). Somatostatin (SST) enhances cAMP-dependent short-circuit current in human colon via somatostatin receptor subtype-2 (SSTR-2). Digestive Diseases & Sciences, 46(11), 2499-2503.

Journal - Research Article

Pan, A., Schlup, M., Lubcke, R., Chou, A., & Schultz, M. (2012). The role of aspirin in post-polypectomy bleeding: A retrospective survey. BMC Gastroenterology, 12, 138. doi: 10.1186/1471-230X-12-138

Pan, A., Schlup, M., Lubcke, R., & Schultz, M. (2011). Fulminant ulcerative colitis despite maximal immunosuppression following liver transplantation: A case report and literature review. Journal of Crohn's & Colitis, 5(5), 465-468. doi: 10.1016/j.crohns.2011.04.011

Switzer-Taylor, V., Schlup, M., Lübcke, R., Livingstone, V., & Schultz, M. (2008). Barrett's esophagus: A retrospective analysis of 13 years surveillance. Journal of Gastroenterology & Hepatology, 23(9), 1362-1367.

Hope, N. M., Butt, A. G., Ross, I., Warhurst, G., Arn, M., Grigor, M. R., Lubcke, R., & Barbezat, G. O. (2001). Somatostatin (SST) enhances cAMP-dependent short-circuit current in human colon via somatostatin receptor subtype-2 (SSTR-2). Digestive Diseases & Sciences, 46(11), 2499-2503.

Arn, M., Butt, A. G., Lubcke, R., Ross, I., Grigor, M. R., Warhurst, G., & Barbezat, G. O. (2000). Somatostatin and octreotide stimulate short-circuit current in human colonic epithelium. Digestive Diseases & Sciences, 45(11), 2100-2107.

Barbezat, G. O., Schlup, M. M., & Lubcke, R. (1999). Omeprazole therapy decreases the need for dilatation of peptic oesophageal strictures. Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics, 13, 1041-1045.

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Journal - Research Other

Pan, A., Doyle, T., Schlup, M., Lubcke, R., & Schultz, M. (2011). Unusual manifestation of Erdheim-Chester disease. BMC Gastroenterology, 11, 77. doi: 10.1186/1471-230x-11-77

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