Publications by authors named "Forough Farrokhyar"

100Publications

Dorsal penile block versus caudal epidural anesthesia effect on complications post-hypospadias repair: Dilemmas, damned dilemmas and statistics.

J Pediatr Urol 2020 Aug 19. Epub 2020 Aug 19.

McMaster University, Faculty of Health Sciences, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada; McMaster Pediatric Surgery Research Collaborative, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada; Clinical Urology Research Enterprise (CURE) Program, McMaster Children's Hospital, Canada; Department of Health, Evidence and Impact, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jpurol.2020.08.009DOI Listing
August 2020

The association between pre-tonsillectomy education and postoperative emergency department returns: A retrospective cohort pilot study.

Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 2020 Aug 12;138:110314. Epub 2020 Aug 12.

Division of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, McMaster University, Canada; McMaster University Medical Centre, Hamilton Health Sciences, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijporl.2020.110314DOI Listing
August 2020

Baseline Diabetes Knowledge Assessment Amongst Adults With Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes Receiving Eye Care at a Tertiary Ophthalmic Centre in Canada.

Can J Diabetes 2020 May 8. Epub 2020 May 8.

Department of Surgery, Division of Ophthalmology, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada; McMaster School of Biomedical Engineering, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcjd.2020.04.005DOI Listing
May 2020

Ultrasound-Based Scoring System for Indication of Pyeloplasty in Patients With UPJO-Like Hydronephrosis.

Front Pediatr 2020 2;8:353. Epub 2020 Jul 2.

McMaster Pediatric Surgical Research Collaborative, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fped.2020.00353DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7343702PMC
July 2020

Response to letter to the editor.

Pediatr Surg Int 2020 07 15;36(7):857-859. Epub 2020 May 15.

Division of Pediatric Surgery, Mayo Clinic's Children Center, Mayo Clinic, 200 1st St SW, Rochester, MN, 55902, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00383-020-04661-9DOI Listing
July 2020

Diagnosis and management of acute cholecystitis: a single-centre audit of guideline adherence and patient outcomes.

Can J Surg 2020 05 8;63(3):E241-E249. Epub 2020 May 8.

From the Department of Surgery, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ont. (Giles, Godzisz, Nenshi, Forbes, Farrokhyar, Lee, Eskicioglu); the Department of Surgery, St. Joseph's Healthcare Hamilton, Hamilton, Ont. (Nenshi, Eskicioglu); and the Department of Surgery, Hamilton Health Sciences, Hamilton, Ont. (Forbes).

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1503/cjs.002719DOI Listing
May 2020

The Role of Postoperative Bandage Contact Lens in Patients Undergoing Fasanella-Servat Ptosis Repair.

Ophthalmic Plast Reconstr Surg 2020 Apr 30. Epub 2020 Apr 30.

Department of Surgery, McMaster University, Hamilton.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/IOP.0000000000001690DOI Listing
April 2020

Does exposure to anatomy education in medical school affect surgical residency applications? An analysis of Canadian residency match data

Can J Surg 2020 03 20;63(2):E129-E134. Epub 2020 Mar 20.

From the Division of General Surgery, Department of Surgery, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ont.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1503/cjs.019218DOI Listing
March 2020

The TRAAGIC score: early predictors of inpatient mortality in adult trauma patients

Can J Surg 2020 01 22;63(1):E38-E45. Epub 2020 Jan 22.

From the Department of Surgery, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ont. (K. Kahnamoui, Lysecki, Uy, Farrokhyar, Vander-Beek, Akhtar-Danesh, Sne); the Surgical Trauma Unit, Hamilton Health Sciences, Hamilton, Ont. (K. Kahnamoui, S. Kahnamoui, Sne); and the Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ont. (Farrokhyar).

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1503/cjs.016318DOI Listing
January 2020

Follow-up outcomes of pediatric patients who underwent surgical resection for lipoblastomas or lipoblastomatosis: a single-institution experience with a systematic review and meta-analysis.

Pediatr Surg Int 2020 Mar 14;36(3):341-355. Epub 2020 Jan 14.

Division of Pediatric Surgery, Mayo Clinic's Children Center, Mayo Clinic, 200 1st St SW, Rochester, MN, 55902, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00383-019-04612-zDOI Listing
March 2020

The Canada Lymph Node Score for prediction of malignancy in mediastinal lymph nodes during endobronchial ultrasound.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2020 06 28;159(6):2499-2507.e3. Epub 2019 Nov 28.

Department of Health Research Methods, Evidence, and Impact, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada; Division of Thoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, McMaster University, St Joseph's Healthcare Hamilton, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jtcvs.2019.10.205DOI Listing
June 2020

Characteristics and trends in publications of abstracts presented at the Canadian Ophthalmological Society Annual Meetings: 2010-2015.

Can J Ophthalmol 2019 Dec 23:221-231. Epub 2019 Dec 23.

Department of Ophthalmology, Hamilton Regional Eye Institute, St. Joseph's Healthcare Hamilton, Hamilton, Ont.; Department of Surgery, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ont.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcjo.2019.10.006DOI Listing
December 2019

Assessment of the visual function of partially sighted and blind Canadian youth using the VFQ-25 questionnaire: a preliminary study.

Can J Ophthalmol 2019 12 26;54(6):674-677. Epub 2019 Jun 26.

McMaster Paediatric Eye Research Group, Department of Surgery, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ont.; Division of Ophthalmology, Department of Surgery, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ont.; McMaster Pediatric Surgery Research Collaborative, Department of Surgery, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ont.. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcjo.2019.04.012DOI Listing
December 2019

Evaluation of wound fluid biomarkers to determine healing in adults with venous leg ulcers: A prospective study.

Wound Repair Regen 2020 01 9;28(1):158. Epub 2019 Dec 9.

Department of Research Methods, Evidence and Impact, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/wrr.12784DOI Listing
January 2020

Analysis of factors that influence neurosurgical length of hospital stay among newly diagnosed pediatric brain tumor patients.

Pediatr Blood Cancer 2020 01 14;67(1):e28041. Epub 2019 Oct 14.

McMaster Pediatric Brain Tumor Study Group, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/pbc.28041DOI Listing
January 2020

Predictive measures and outcomes of extent of resection in juvenile pilocytic astrocytoma.

J Clin Neurosci 2019 Dec 26;70:79-84. Epub 2019 Aug 26.

McMaster Pediatric Brain Tumor Study Group, McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada; Department of Surgery, Division of Neurosurgery, McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jocn.2019.08.066DOI Listing
December 2019

Video interpretation and diagnosis of pediatric amblyopia and eye disease.

J Telemed Telecare 2019 Jul 31:1357633X19864823. Epub 2019 Jul 31.

Department of Surgery, McMaster Paediatric Eye Research Group, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1357633X19864823DOI Listing
July 2019

Intraoperative SPY Reduces Post-mastectomy Skin Flap Complications: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.

Plast Reconstr Surg Glob Open 2019 Apr 25;7(4):e2060. Epub 2019 Apr 25.

Department of Surgery, Division of Plastic Surgery, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/GOX.0000000000002060DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6554150PMC
April 2019

Vitamin D Supplementation in Military Personnel: A Systematic Review of Randomized Controlled Trials.

Sports Health 2019 Sep/Oct;11(5):425-431. Epub 2019 Jul 3.

Department of Health, Evidence and Impact, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1941738119857717DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6745813PMC
November 2019

Evaluation of wound fluid biomarkers to determine healing in adults with venous leg ulcers: A prospective study.

Wound Repair Regen 2019 09 27;27(5):509-518. Epub 2019 May 27.

School of Medicine, University of Western Australia, Crawley, Western Australia, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/wrr.12723DOI Listing
September 2019

A Prospective Randomized Controlled Trial of Aspiration and Fibrin Sealant Use Versus Aspiration Alone in the Treatment of Dorsal Wrist Ganglia.

Plast Surg (Oakv) 2019 Feb 16;27(1):22-28. Epub 2018 Dec 16.

Division of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/2292550318800325DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6399779PMC
February 2019

Relation between socioeconomic variables and surgical, systemic and radiation treatment in a cohort of patients with breast cancer in an urban Canadian centre

Can J Surg 2019 04;62(2):83-92

From the Department of Surgery, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ont. (Li, Cornacchi, Farrokhyar, Forbes, Reid, Hodgson, Lucibello, Lovrics); the Department of Surgical Oncology, Hamilton Health Sciences and Juravinski Hospital and Cancer Centre, Hamilton, Ont. (Forbes, Rid, Hodgson, Lovrics); the Department of Surgery, St. Joseph’s Healthcare, Hamilton, Ont. (Lovrics); and the Department of Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ont. (Johnston).

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1503/cjs.009217DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6440893PMC
April 2019

Preoperative Angiography for Free Fibula Flap Harvest: A Meta-Analysis.

J Reconstr Microsurg 2019 Jun 29;35(5):362-371. Epub 2019 Jan 29.

Division of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1055/s-0038-1677012DOI Listing
June 2019

The success of salvage procedures for failing digital replants: A retrospective cohort study.

Microsurgery 2019 Mar 29;39(3):200-206. Epub 2018 Nov 29.

Division of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

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http://doi.wiley.com/10.1002/micr.30379
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/micr.30379DOI Listing
March 2019

Lower limb injury prevention programs in youth soccer: a survey of coach knowledge, usage, and barriers.

J Exp Orthop 2018 Oct 11;5(1):43. Epub 2018 Oct 11.

Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, Department of Surgery, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s40634-018-0160-6DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6179968PMC
October 2018

Treatment Delay Impact on Open Reduction Internal Fixation of Mandibular Fractures: A Systematic Review.

Plast Reconstr Surg Glob Open 2018 Jun 18;6(6):e1829. Epub 2018 Jun 18.

Division of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/GOX.0000000000001829DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6157940PMC
June 2018

Propofol administration by endoscopists versus anesthesiologists in gastrointestinal endoscopy: a systematic review and meta-analysis of patient safety outcomes.

Can J Surg 2018 08;61(4):226-236

From the Michael G. DeGroote School of Medicine - Niagara Regional Campus, McMaster University, St. Catharines, Ont.(Daza, Tan, Brown); the Department of Surgery, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ont. (Fielding, Farrokhyar, Yang); and the Department of Health Research Methods, Evidence, and Impact, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ont. (Brown, Farrokhyar).

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6066388PMC
August 2018

Gubernaculum Testis and Cremasteric Vessel Preservation during Laparoscopic Orchiopexy for Intra-Abdominal Testes: Effect on Testicular Atrophy Rates.

J Urol 2019 02;201(2):378-385

Division of Pediatric Urology, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.juro.2018.07.045DOI Listing
February 2019

Adoption and outcomes of radioguided seed localization for non-palpable invasive and in-situ breast cancer at three academic tertiary care centers.

Am J Surg 2018 12 9;216(6):1160-1165. Epub 2018 Jul 9.

Department of Surgery, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada; Department of Surgery, St. Joseph's Healthcare, Hamilton, ON, Canada. Electronic address:

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https://linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S00029610183044
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.amjsurg.2018.07.007DOI Listing
December 2018

One Versus 2 Venous Anastomoses in Free Flap Surgery: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.

Plast Surg (Oakv) 2018 May 21;26(2):91-98. Epub 2017 Nov 21.

Division of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/2292550317740693DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5967168PMC
May 2018

Users' guide to the surgical literature: how to assess a qualitative study.

Can J Surg 2018 06;61(3):208-214

From the Faculty of Health Sciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON (Gallo); the Division of Plastic surgery, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON (Thoma, Murphy); the Division of Urology, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON (Braga); the Dept of Surgery, McMaster University, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON (Braga, Farrokhyar, Thoma); and the Dept of Health Research Methods, Evidence, and Impact (Formerly Dept of CE&B), McMaster University, Hamilton, ON (Farrokhyar, Thoma).

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5973909PMC
http://dx.doi.org/10.1503/cjs.013117DOI Listing
June 2018

Propofol administration by endoscopists versus anesthesiologists in gastrointestinal endoscopy: a systematic review and meta-analysis of patient safety outcomes.

Can J Surg 2018 Jun 1;61(4):8117. Epub 2018 Jun 1.

From the Michael G. DeGroote School of Medicine - Niagara Regional Campus, McMaster University, St. Catharines, Ont.(Daza, Tan, Brown); the Department of Surgery, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ont. (Fielding, Farrokhyar, Yang); and the Department of Health Research Methods, Evidence, and Impact, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ont. (Brown, Farrokhyar).

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1503/cjs.008117DOI Listing
June 2018

Parental knowledge of pediatric eye health in an ophthalmology clinic setting: validation and delivery of the EYEE questionnaire.

Can J Ophthalmol 2018 06 11;53(3):210-214. Epub 2017 Dec 11.

Department of Surgery, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ont; McMaster Pediatric Surgery Research Collaborative, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ont; McMaster Paediatric Eye Research Group (McPERG), McMaster University, Hamilton, Ont. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcjo.2017.10.026DOI Listing
June 2018

A Canadian perspective on anterior cervical discectomies: practice patterns and preferences.

J Spine Surg 2018 Mar;4(1):72-78

Division of Neurosurgery, Department of Surgery, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.21037/jss.2018.03.01DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5911759PMC
March 2018

Incentive Spirometry After Lung Resection: A Randomized Controlled Trial.

Ann Thorac Surg 2018 08 24;106(2):340-345. Epub 2018 Apr 24.

Division of Thoracic Surgery, McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada; Department of Health Research Methods, Evidence, and Impact, McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2018.03.051DOI Listing
August 2018

Resolution of Diplopia in Late Repair of Enophthalmos Following Facial Trauma.

J Craniofac Surg 2018 Jun;29(4):1006-1011

Division of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, McMaster University Medical Centre.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/SCS.0000000000004430DOI Listing
June 2018

A challenge-response endoscopic sinus surgery specific checklist as an add-on to standard surgical checklist: an evaluation of potential safety and quality improvement issues.

Int Forum Allergy Rhinol 2018 07 27;8(7):831-836. Epub 2018 Feb 27.

Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Division, Department of Surgery-Otolaryngology, McMaster University Medical Centre, Hamilton, ON, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/alr.22106DOI Listing
July 2018

Fragility of Results in Ophthalmology Randomized Controlled Trials: A Systematic Review.

Ophthalmology 2018 05 11;125(5):642-648. Epub 2017 Dec 11.

Division of Ophthalmology, Department of Surgery, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada; McMaster Paediatric Eye Research Group, Department of Surgery, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada; McMaster Pediatric Surgery Research Collaborative, Department of Surgery, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

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https://linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S01616420173198
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ophtha.2017.11.015DOI Listing
May 2018

Society for Fetal Urology Classification vs Urinary Tract Dilation Grading System for Prognostication in Prenatal Hydronephrosis: A Time to Resolution Analysis.

J Urol 2018 06 2;199(6):1615-1621. Epub 2017 Dec 2.

Division of Urology, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada; Department of Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.juro.2017.11.077DOI Listing
June 2018

Users' guide to the surgical literature: how to assess a noninferiority trial.

Can J Surg 2017 Dec;60(6):426-432

Hamilton, Ont. (Thoma); the Surgical Outcomes Research Center, Department of Surgery, Faculty of Health Sciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ont. (Thoma, Farrokhyar, Braga, Goldsmith); the Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Faculty of Health Sciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ont. (Thoma, Farrokhyar, Sprague, Goldsmith); the Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ont. (Waltho); the Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, Faculty of Health Sciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ont. (Braga); the Faculty of Health Sciences, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC (Goldsmith); and the Division of Orthopedic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Faculty of Health ciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ont. (Sprague).

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5726973PMC
http://dx.doi.org/10.1503/cjs.000317DOI Listing
December 2017

Efficient Imaging: Examining the Value of Ultrasound in the Diagnosis of Traumatic Adult Brachial Plexus Injuries, A Systematic Review.

Neurosurgery 2018 09;83(3):323-332

Division of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Faculty of Health Sciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/neuros/nyx483DOI Listing
September 2018

Venous Thromboembolism Events After Hip Arthroscopy: A Systematic Review.

Arthroscopy 2018 01 29;34(1):321-330.e1. Epub 2017 Sep 29.

Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, Department of Surgery, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.arthro.2017.07.006DOI Listing
January 2018

Reliability and measurement error of digital planimetry for the measurement of chronic venous leg ulcers.

Wound Repair Regen 2017 09 19;25(5):901-905. Epub 2017 Oct 19.

Department of Surgery, University of Western Australia, Crawley, Australia.

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http://doi.wiley.com/10.1111/wrr.12587
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/wrr.12587DOI Listing
September 2017

Users' guide to the surgical literature: how to assess an article using surrogate end points.

Can J Surg 2017 Aug;60(4):280-287

From the Division of General Surgery, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ont. (Eskicioglu); the Division of Urology, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ont. (Braga); the Division of Plastic Surgery, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ont. (Thoma); the Department of Surgery, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ont. (Eskicioglu, Braga, Farrokhyar, Thoma); the Faculty of Health Sciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ont. (Gallo); and the Department of Health Research Methods, Evidence and Impact, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ont. (Farrokhyar, Thoma).

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5529160PMC
http://dx.doi.org/10.1503/cjs.002217DOI Listing
August 2017

Timing of complications during and after elective endovascular intracranial aneurysm coiling.

J Neurointerv Surg 2018 Apr 26;10(4):374-379. Epub 2017 Jun 26.

Division of Neurosurgery, Department of Surgery, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

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http://jnis.bmj.com/lookup/doi/10.1136/neurintsurg-2017-0131
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/neurintsurg-2017-013110DOI Listing
April 2018

The Misconception of Case-Control Studies in the Plastic Surgery Literature: A Literature Audit.

Plast Reconstr Surg 2017 Jun;139(6):1356e-1363e

Hamilton, Ontario, Canada From the Division of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, and the Departments of Surgery and Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/PRS.0000000000003330DOI Listing
June 2017

Endoscopic Third Ventriculostomy: Outcome Analysis of an Anterior Entry Point.

World Neurosurg 2017 Aug 19;104:554-559. Epub 2017 May 19.

Division of Neurosurgery, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

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https://linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S18788750173075
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.wneu.2017.05.052DOI Listing
August 2017

Perioperative systemic glucocorticoids in total hip and knee arthroplasty: A systematic review of outcomes.

J Orthop 2017 Jun 12;14(2):294-301. Epub 2017 Apr 12.

Department of Orthopedic Surgery, St. Joseph's Healthcare, Hamilton, Ontario L8N4A6, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jor.2017.03.012DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5393162PMC
June 2017

Six of one, half a dozen of the other: A measure of multidisciplinary inter/intra-rater reliability of the society for fetal urology and urinary tract dilation grading systems for hydronephrosis.

J Pediatr Urol 2017 Feb 27;13(1):80.e1-80.e5. Epub 2016 Oct 27.

McMaster Children's Hospital, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada; Clinical Urology Research Enterprise (CURE) Program, McMaster Children's Hospital, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada; McMaster Pediatric Surgery Research Collaborative, McMaster University, Department of Surgery, Division of Urology, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada; Department of Surgery, Division of Urology, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jpurol.2016.09.005DOI Listing
February 2017

Survey on the perception of urology as a specialty by medical students.

Can Urol Assoc J 2016 Sep-Oct;10(9-10):349-354

Department of Surgery/Urology;; Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics;; Pediatric Surgery Research Collaborative; McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5489/cuaj.3621DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5085916PMC
November 2016

Comprehensive Clinical Staging for Resectable Lung Cancer: Clinicopathological Correlations and the Role of Brain MRI.

J Thorac Oncol 2016 11 22;11(11):1970-1975. Epub 2016 Jun 22.

Division of Thoracic Surgery, St. Joseph's Healthcare Hamilton, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jtho.2016.06.003DOI Listing
November 2016

The MacTRAUMA TTL Assessment Tool: Developing a Novel Tool for Assessing Performance of Trauma Trainees: Initial Reliability Testing.

J Surg Educ 2016 Nov - Dec;73(6):1046-1051. Epub 2016 Sep 27.

Department of Surgery, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. Electronic address:

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https://linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S19317204163005
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jsurg.2016.05.013DOI Listing
November 2017

One stage placement of permanent implant compared to two stage tissue expander reconstruction.

J Plast Surg Hand Surg 2017 Aug 27;51(4):240-246. Epub 2016 Sep 27.

a Division of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery , McMaster University , Hamilton , Ontario , Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/2000656X.2016.1237957DOI Listing
August 2017

Primary Breast Cancer Tumor and Patient Characteristics as Predictors of Adjuvant Radiation Therapy.

Breast J 2017 Jan 26;23(1):40-48. Epub 2016 Sep 26.

Department of Surgery, Division of General Surgery, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

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http://doi.wiley.com/10.1111/tbj.12684
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/tbj.12684DOI Listing
January 2017

Users' guide to the surgical literature: how to assess an article about harm in surgery.

Can J Surg 2016 Sep;59(5):351-7

From the Division of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Faculty of Health Sciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ont. (Thoma, Levis); the Surgical Outcomes Research Center, Department of Surgery, Faculty of Health Sciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ont. (Thoma, Kaur, Levis, Lovrics, Goldsmith, Farrokhyar); the Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Faculty of Health Sciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ont. (Thoma, Farrokhyar, Goldsmith); the School of Rehabilitation Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ont. (Kaur); the Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ont. (Waltho); the Division of General Surgery, Department of Surgery, Faculty of Health Sciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ont. (Lovrics); the Faculty of Health Sciences, Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, BC (Goldsmith).

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1503/cjs.015115DOI Listing
September 2016

Acute Traumatic Quadriplegia in Adults: Predictors of Acute in-Hospital Mortality.

Turk Neurosurg 2017 ;27(6):942-945

King Saud University, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

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May 2018

Associations of Initial Society for Fetal Urology Grades and Urinary Tract Dilatation Risk Groups with Clinical Outcomes in Patients with Isolated Prenatal Hydronephrosis.

J Urol 2017 03 31;197(3 Pt 2):831-837. Epub 2016 Aug 31.

Division of Urology, Hospital for Sick Children and Department of Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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March 2017

Clinical outcome prediction in aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage - Alterations in brain-body interface.

Surg Neurol Int 2016 1;7(Suppl 18):S527-37. Epub 2016 Aug 1.

Department of Medicine, Division of Clinical Pharmacology, Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4982352PMC
September 2016

Bladder Training Video versus Standard Urotherapy for Bladder and Bowel Dysfunction: A Noninferiority Randomized, Controlled Trial.

J Urol 2017 03 26;197(3 Pt 2):877-884. Epub 2016 Aug 26.

McMaster Pediatric Surgery Research Collaborative (KJ, CL, JD), Hamilton, Ontario, Canada; Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University (LHB, FF), Hamilton, Ontario, Canada; Clinical Urology Research Enterprise Program, McMaster Children's Hospital (LHB, MR, FF, KJ, NB, JD, AJL), Hamilton, Ontario, Canada; Division of Urology, Hospital for Sick Children (AJL), Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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March 2017

Aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage prognostic decision-making algorithm using classification and regression tree analysis.

Surg Neurol Int 2016 7;7:73. Epub 2016 Jul 7.

Department of Medicine, Division of Clinical Pharmacology, Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4964664PMC
August 2016

Analysis for Prognostic Factors from a Database for the Intra-Articular Hyaluronic Acid (Euflexxa) Treatment for Osteoarthritis of the Knee.

Cartilage 2016 Jul 13;7(3):229-37. Epub 2015 Dec 13.

Department of Orthopaedics & Rehabilitation, New York Presbyterian Queens, Flushing, NY, USA; Clinical Orthopaedic Surgery, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY, USA.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4918067PMC
July 2016

Genetic Risk Evaluation in Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration Treatment Response.

Ophthalmologica 2016 1;236(2):88-94. Epub 2016 Jul 1.

Division of Ophthalmology, Department of Surgery, Hamilton Regional Eye Institute, St. Joseph's Healthcare Hamilton, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ont., Canada.

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January 2017

Impact of research investment on scientific productivity of junior researchers.

Transl Behav Med 2016 12;6(4):659-668

Research Administration, New Investigator Fund, Hamilton Health Sciences, Hamilton, ON, Canada.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5110485PMC
December 2016

Myelopathic signs and functional outcome following cervical decompression surgery: a proposed myelopathy scale.

J Neurosurg Spine 2016 Jun 5;24(6):871-7. Epub 2016 Feb 5.

Division of Neurosurgery, Department of Surgery.

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June 2016

Users' guide to the surgical literature: how to perform a high-quality literature search.

Can J Surg 2015 Oct;58(5):349-58

From the Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ont. (Waltho); the Division of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ont. (Kaur, Thoma); the Surgical Outcomes Research Centre, Department of Surgery, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ont. (Kaur, Farrokhyar, Thoma); the School of Rehabilitation Sciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ont. (Kaur); and the Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics and Department of Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ont. (Haynes, Farrokhyar, Thoma).

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1503/cjs.017314DOI Listing
October 2015

Impact of Surgical Waitlist on Quality of Life.

J Knee Surg 2016 May 18;29(4):346-54. Epub 2015 Sep 18.

Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Department of Surgery, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

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May 2016

Pathophysiologic mechanisms of brain-body associations in ruptured brain aneurysms: A systematic review.

Surg Neurol Int 2015 11;6:136. Epub 2015 Aug 11.

Department of Medicine, Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Division of Clinical Pharmacology, McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4544125PMC
August 2015

Systematic review of clinical prediction tools and prognostic factors in aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage.

Surg Neurol Int 2015 11;6:135. Epub 2015 Aug 11.

Department of Medicine and Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Division of Clinical Pharmacology, McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4544120PMC
August 2015

Dexamethasone Perioperative Coanalgesia in Lumbar Spine Fusion: A Controlled Cohort Study of Efficacy and Safety.

J Spinal Disord Tech 2015 Aug;28(7):E422-6

Division of Orthopedic Surgery, Department of Surgery, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada.

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August 2015

A survey of current practices and preferences for internal fixation of displaced olecranon fractures.

Can J Surg 2015 Aug;58(4):250-6

From the Michael G. DeGroote School of Medicine, McMaster University (Thomas); the Department of Surgery, McMaster University (Wood, Farrokhyar, Ristevski, Bhandari, Petrisor); the Division of Orthopedic Surgery, McMaster University (Wood, Ristevski, Bhandari, Petrisor); and the Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ont. (Farrokhyar).

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1503/cjs.014614DOI Listing
August 2015

Orthopaedic Trainees Retain Knowledge After a Partner Abuse Course: An Education Study.

Clin Orthop Relat Res 2015 Jul 28;473(7):2415-22. Epub 2015 Apr 28.

Department of Clinical Epidemiology & Biostatistics, McMaster University, 293 Wellington St. North, Suite 110, Hamilton, ON, L8L 8E7, Canada,

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July 2015

Facial Nerve Outcome after Vestibular Schwannoma Resection: A Comparative Meta-Analysis of Endoscopic versus Open Retrosigmoid Approach.

J Neurol Surg B Skull Base 2015 Mar 26;76(2):157-62. Epub 2014 Nov 26.

Division of Neurosurgery, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4375046PMC
March 2015

Accuracy and completeness of electronic medical records obtained from referring physicians in a Hamilton, Ontario, plastic surgery practice: A prospective feasibility study.

Plast Surg (Oakv) 2015 ;23(1):48-50

Division of Plastic Surgery; ; Surgical Outcomes Research Center (SOURCE), Department of Surgery; ; Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4172/plastic-surgery.1000900DOI Listing
March 2015

Risk factors for febrile urinary tract infection in children with prenatal hydronephrosis: a prospective study.

J Urol 2015 May 24;193(5 Suppl):1766-71. Epub 2015 Mar 24.

Division of Urology, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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May 2015

Diagnostic accuracy of physical examination for anterior knee instability: a systematic review.

Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc 2015 Oct 13;23(10):2805-13. Epub 2015 Mar 13.

Division of Orthopedic Surgery, Department of Surgery, McMaster University, 4E15- 1200 Main St W, Hamilton, ON, L8N 3Z5, Canada.

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October 2015

Femoro-acetabular impingement clinical research: is a composite outcome the answer?

Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc 2016 Jan 25;24(1):295-301. Epub 2015 Jan 25.

Department of Orthopaedics, Institute of Clinical Sciences, Sahlgrenska Academy, Gothenburg University, Sahlgrenska University Hospital/Mölndal, Mölndal, Sweden.

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January 2016

Biopsy versus partial versus gross total resection in older patients with high-grade glioma: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

Neuro Oncol 2015 Jun 3;17(6):868-81. Epub 2015 Jan 3.

Division of Neurosurgery, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada (S.A.A., A.A., E.K., A.C., P.K., T.G., O.A., K.R., S.K.S., N.K.M.); Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada (S.A.A., W.A., F.F.); Department of Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada (W.A.); Department of Oncology, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada (J.G.); Stem Cell and Cancer Research Institute, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada (S.K.S.); Division of Neurosurgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada (J.H.B.); Department of Radiation Oncology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada (W.S.); Department of Neurological Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas (B.Y.).

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June 2015

Risk factors for pneumothorax complicating radiofrequency ablation for lung malignancy: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

J Vasc Interv Radiol 2014 Nov 23;25(11):1671-81.e1. Epub 2014 Oct 23.

Department of Diagnostic Imaging, McMaster University, 1200 Main Street West, Hamilton, Ontario L7P 4V9, Canada.. Electronic address:

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November 2014

The burden of death following discharge after lobectomy†.

Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 2015 Jul 24;48(1):65-70. Epub 2014 Nov 24.

Department of Surgery, McMaster University, St. Joseph's Healthcare Hamilton, Hamilton, ON, Canada

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July 2015

How to optimize participant retention and complete follow-up in surgical research.

Can J Surg 2014 Dec;57(6):420-7

The Department of Surgery and the Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ont.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1503/cjs.006314DOI Listing
December 2014

Serum 25-Hydroxyvitamin D Levels and Stress Fractures in Military Personnel: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis.

Am J Sports Med 2015 Aug 4;43(8):2064-72. Epub 2014 Nov 4.

Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada Department of Surgery, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

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August 2015

Pneumonectomy: the burden of death after discharge and predictors of surgical mortality.

Ann Thorac Surg 2014 Dec 3;98(6):1976-81; discussion 1981-2. Epub 2014 Oct 3.

Department of Surgery, McMaster University and St. Joseph's Healthcare Hamilton, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. Electronic address:

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December 2014

Prevalence of vitamin D inadequacy in athletes: a systematic-review and meta-analysis.

Sports Med 2015 Mar;45(3):365-78

Department of Surgery, McMaster University, 39 Charlton Avenue East, Hamilton, ON, L9K 1S, Canada,

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March 2015

Surgical management of bone metastases: quality of evidence and systematic review.

Ann Surg Oncol 2014 Dec 16;21(13):4081-9. Epub 2014 Sep 16.

Michael G. DeGroote School of Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada.

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December 2014