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Chiropractic spinal manipulation and the risk for acute lumbar disc herniation: a belief elicitation study.

Eur Spine J 2018 Jul 18;27(7):1517-1525. Epub 2017 Sep 18.

Department of Medicine, Toronto General Research Institute, University Health Network, Toronto, Canada.

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July 2018

Chiropractic care and risk for acute lumbar disc herniation: a population-based self-controlled case series study.

Eur Spine J 2018 Jul 16;27(7):1526-1537. Epub 2017 Oct 16.

Division of Epidemiology, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada.

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July 2018

Validation of the Proxy Version of Symptom Screening in Pediatrics Tool in Children Receiving Cancer Treatments.

J Pain Symptom Manage 2018 Jul 6;56(1):107-112. Epub 2018 Apr 6.

Program in Child Health Evaluative Sciences, The Hospital for Sick Children, Peter Gilgan Centre for Research and Learning, Toronto, Ontario, Canada; Division of Haematology/Oncology, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Electronic address:

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July 2018

Validation of the Symptom Screening in Pediatrics Tool in Children Receiving Cancer Treatments.

J Natl Cancer Inst 2018 Jun;110(6):661-668

Program in Child Health Evaluative Sciences, The Hospital for Sick Children, Peter Gilgan Centre for Research and Learning, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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June 2018

Describing symptoms using the Symptom Screening in Pediatrics Tool in hospitalized children with cancer and hematopoietic stem cell transplant recipients.

Cancer Med 2018 May 23;7(5):1750-1755. Epub 2018 Mar 23.

Program in Child Health Evaluative Sciences, The Hospital for Sick Children, Peter Gilgan Centre for Research and Learning, 686 Bay Street, Toronto, Ontario, M5G 0A4, Canada.

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May 2018

Propensity Score Methods for Bias Reduction in Observational Studies of Treatment Effect.

Rheum Dis Clin North Am 2018 05;44(2):203-213

Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto, 155 College Street, Toronto, Ontario M5T 3M6, Canada; Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, 155 College Street, Toronto, Ontario M5T 3M7, Canada; Division of Rheumatology, Department of Paediatrics, The Hospital for Sick Children, 555 University Avenue, Toronto, Ontario M5G 1X8, Canada.

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May 2018

Applied Bayesian Methods in the Rheumatic Diseases.

Rheum Dis Clin North Am 2018 05;44(2):361-370

Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada; Division of Rheumatology, Department of Paediatrics, Hospital for Sick Children, 555 University Avenue, Toronto, Ontario M5G 1X8, Canada.

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May 2018

Evaluation of the electronic self-report Symptom Screening in Pediatrics Tool (SSPedi).

BMJ Support Palliat Care 2018 Mar 1;8(1):110-116. Epub 2016 Nov 1.

Program in Child Health Evaluative Sciences, The Hospital for Sick Children, Peter Gilgan Centre for Research and Learning, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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March 2018

Bone Health and Bone-Targeted Therapies for Nonmetastatic Prostate Cancer: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis.

Ann Intern Med 2017 Sep 8;167(5):341-350. Epub 2017 Aug 8.

From University of Toronto, University Health Network, Odette Cancer Centre, and Princess Margaret Hospital, Toronto; McMaster University and Juravinski Cancer Centre, Hamilton; University of Ottawa and The Ottawa Hospital Cancer Centre, Ottawa; and Western University and London Health Sciences Centre, London, Ontario, Canada.

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September 2017

Diagnostic Accuracy of Transthoracic Echocardiography for Infective Endocarditis Findings Using Transesophageal Echocardiography as the Reference Standard: A Meta-Analysis.

J Am Soc Echocardiogr 2017 Jul 5;30(7):639-646.e8. Epub 2017 May 5.

Sinai Health System, Toronto, Ontario, Canada; Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada; University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Electronic address:

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July 2017

Achalasia-Specific Quality of Life After Pneumatic Dilation or Laparoscopic Heller Myotomy With Partial Fundoplication: A Multicenter, Randomized Clinical Trial.

Am J Gastroenterol 2016 Nov 13;111(11):1536-1545. Epub 2016 Sep 13.

Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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November 2016

The Temporal Risk of Heart Failure Associated With Adjuvant Trastuzumab in Breast Cancer Patients: A Population Study.

J Natl Cancer Inst 2016 Jan 16;108(1). Epub 2015 Oct 16.

: Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON (HAG, ATY, DTK, CCE, GAT, MET, MDK, MKK, CB, KKWC); Division of Cardiology, St. Michael's Hospital, Toronto, ON (ATY); Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, ON (DTK, CCE, MKK); Schulich Heart Centre, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, ON (DTK); Division of Medical Oncology, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, ON (CCE, MET, KL, KKWC); Ontario Institute for Cancer Research, Toronto, ON (CCE); University Health Network, Toronto, ON (GAT, MKK); Toronto Health Economics and Health Assessment, Toronto, ON (MDK); Division of Hematology/Oncology, St. Michael's Hospital, Toronto, ON (CB); Department of Medicine, Queens University, and Cardiac Program, Kingston General Hospital, Kingston, ON (RSP); Cancer Care Ontario, Toronto, ON (SG).

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January 2016

Usefulness of previous methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus screening results in guiding empirical therapy for S aureus bacteremia.

Can J Infect Dis Med Microbiol 2015 Jul-Aug;26(4):201-6

Mount Sinai Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto; ; Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto; ; Division of Infectious Diseases, University of Toronto, Toronto; ; University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario.

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September 2015

Partial nephrectomy for the treatment of renal cell carcinoma (RCC) and the risk of end-stage renal disease (ESRD).

BJU Int 2015 Jun 5;115(6):897-906. Epub 2015 Feb 5.

Institute of Health Policy, Management, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada.

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June 2015

Expert beliefs regarding novel lipid-based approaches to pediatric intestinal failure-associated liver disease.

JPEN J Parenter Enteral Nutr 2014 Aug 5;38(6):702-10. Epub 2013 Aug 5.

Group for Improvement of Intestinal Function and Treatment (GIFT) Child Health Evaluative Sciences Program, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada Department of Surgery Department of Health Policy Management and Evaluation

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August 2014

Evaluation of the measurement properties of the Epworth sleepiness scale: a systematic review.

Sleep Med Rev 2014 Aug 22;18(4):321-31. Epub 2013 Aug 22.

Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, 155 College Street, Suite 425, Toronto, ON M5T 3M6, Canada; Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, ON, Canada; Toronto General Research Institute, Toronto General Hospital, Toronto, ON, Canada.

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August 2014

Non-biologic remission maintenance therapy in adult patients with ANCA-associated vasculitis: a systematic review and network meta-analysis.

Joint Bone Spine 2014 Jul 31;81(4):337-41. Epub 2013 Dec 31.

Mount Sinai Hospital, University of Toronto, 60 Murray Street, 2nd Floor, Room 222, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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July 2014

A pilot phase II RCT of a home-based exercise intervention for survivors of AML.

Support Care Cancer 2014 Apr 16;22(4):881-9. Epub 2013 Nov 16.

Department of Medicine, University Health Network, Toronto, ON, Canada,

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April 2014

Multicenter accuracy and interobserver agreement of spot sign identification in acute intracerebral hemorrhage.

Stroke 2014 Jan 26;45(1):107-12. Epub 2013 Nov 26.

From the Divisions of Neuroradiology (T.J.H., T.L.C., S.P.S., R.I.A.) and Division of Neurology, Department of Medicine, and Brain Sciences Program (D.J.G.), and Department of Emergency Medicine (J.C.), Sunnybrook Health Sciences and University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada; Department of Neurology, University of Cincinnati, OH (M.L.F., J.P.B.); Departments of Clinical Neurosciences and Radiology, Hotchkiss Brain Institute, University of Calgary, Calagary, Canada (A.M.D.); Department of Neurology, University of Ottawa and Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, Ottawa, Canada (D.D.); Departments of Medicine and Neurology (A.M., S.M.D.) and Neurointerventional Radiology (P.J.M.), Royal Melbourne Hospital, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia; and Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada (G.A.T.).

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January 2014

Development, sensibility, and reliability of the Toronto Axial Spondyloarthritis Questionnaire in inflammatory bowel disease.

J Rheumatol 2013 Oct 1;40(10):1726-35. Epub 2013 Sep 1.

From the Department of Medicine, Division of Rheumatology, University of Toronto, Toronto Western Hospital, Toronto; Al Ain Hospital, Medical Institute, Al Ain, United Arab Emirates; and Department of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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October 2013

The association between exit site infection and subsequent peritonitis among peritoneal dialysis patients.

Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 2012 Aug 28;7(8):1266-71. Epub 2012 Jun 28.

Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

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August 2012

Volume-outcome relationships in the treatment of renal tumors.

J Urol 2012 Jun 11;187(6):1984-8. Epub 2012 Apr 11.

Urological Institute, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio 44106, USA.

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June 2012

How often are patients with diabetes or hypertension being treated with partial nephrectomy for renal cell carcinoma? A population-based analysis.

BJU Int 2011 Dec 23;108(11):1806-12. Epub 2011 May 23.

Urological Institute, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH 44106, USA.

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December 2011

A framework for applying unfamiliar trial designs in studies of rare diseases.

J Clin Epidemiol 2011 Oct 6;64(10):1085-94. Epub 2011 May 6.

Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario M5B 1W8, Canada.

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October 2011

The effect of age on the morbidity of kidney surgery.

J Urol 2011 Sep 23;186(3):811-6. Epub 2011 Jul 23.

Urological Institute, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio 44106, USA.

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September 2011

The role of parenteral lipids in the development of advanced intestinal failure-associated liver disease in infants: a multiple-variable analysis.

JPEN J Parenter Enteral Nutr 2011 Sep 8;35(5):596-602. Epub 2011 Aug 8.

Group for Improvement of Intestinal Function and Treatment (GIFT), The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada.

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September 2011

Methods to elicit beliefs for Bayesian priors: a systematic review.

J Clin Epidemiol 2010 Apr 27;63(4):355-69. Epub 2009 Aug 27.

Division of Rheumatology, Department of Medicine, University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario M5T 2S8, Canada.

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April 2010

A valid and reliable belief elicitation method for Bayesian priors.

J Clin Epidemiol 2010 Apr 18;63(4):370-83. Epub 2009 Nov 18.

Division of Rheumatology, Department of Medicine, Toronto Western Hospital, University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario M5T 2S8, Canada.

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April 2010

Does cirrhosis affect quality of life in hepatitis C virus-infected patients?

Liver Int 2009 Mar;29(3):449-58

British Columbia Centre for Disease Control, Vancouver, BC, Canada.

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March 2009

Quality of life beyond 6 months after diagnosis in older adults with acute myeloid leukemia.

Crit Rev Oncol Hematol 2009 Feb 7;69(2):168-74. Epub 2008 Sep 7.

Division of General Internal Medicine & Clinical Epidemiology, University Health Network, Toronto, Canada.

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February 2009

Shifting our thinking about uncommon disease trials: the case of methotrexate in scleroderma.

J Rheumatol 2009 Feb;36(2):323-9

Division of Rheumatology, Toronto Western Hospital, Ground Floor, East Wing, 399 Bathurst Street, Toronto, ON M5T 2S8.

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February 2009

Patient-centered measures for achalasia.

Surg Endosc 2008 May 20;22(5):1290-3. Epub 2007 Nov 20.

Division of Clinical Decision Making, Toronto General Hospital Research Institute, 200 Elizabeth Street, 13-EN-232B, M5G 2C4, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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May 2008

Is there an optimal comorbidity index for prostate cancer?

Cancer 2008 Mar;112(5):1043-50

Division of General Internal Medicine and Clinical Epidemiology, University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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March 2008

Meta-analysis: effect of prophylactic hematopoietic colony-stimulating factors on mortality and outcomes of infection.

Ann Intern Med 2007 Sep;147(6):400-11

Division of Haematology/Oncology, The University of Toronto, The Hospital for Sick Children, and University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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September 2007

Validation of the oral mucositis assessment scale in pediatric cancer.

Pediatr Blood Cancer 2007 Aug;49(2):149-53

Department of Pediatrics, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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August 2007

Adverse events with universal use of iodixanol for CT: comparison with iohexol.

J Comput Assist Tomogr 2007 Mar-Apr;31(2):165-8

Department of Medical Imaging, University Health Network and Mount Sinai Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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May 2007

Amitriptyline to relieve pain in juvenile idiopathic arthritis: a pilot study using Bayesian metaanalysis of multiple N-of-1 clinical trials.

J Rheumatol 2007 May 15;34(5):1125-32. Epub 2007 Apr 15.

Division of Pediatric Rheumatology, IWK Health Centre and Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.

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May 2007

Does this patient with headache have a migraine or need neuroimaging?

JAMA 2006 Sep;296(10):1274-83

Faculty of Medicine, Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario.

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September 2006

A measure of disease-specific health-related quality of life for achalasia.

Am J Gastroenterol 2005 Aug;100(8):1668-76

Department of Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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August 2005

How should patients with unstable angina and non-ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction be managed? A meta-analysis of randomized trials.

Am J Med 2005 May;118(5):465-74

Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women's Hospital, 1620 Tremont Street, Suite 3030, Boston, MA 02120, USA.

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May 2005

Seven items were identified for inclusion when reporting a Bayesian analysis of a clinical study.

J Clin Epidemiol 2005 Mar;58(3):261-8

Division of Hematology/Oncology, Department of Pediatrics, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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March 2005

The association between patient age and prostate cancer stage and grade at diagnosis.

BJU Int 2004 Aug;94(3):303-6

Division of General Internal Medicine & Clinical Epidemiology, University Health Network, 200 Elizabeth Street, Toronto, Ontario M50 2C4, Canada.

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August 2004

Vitamin E: the evidence for multiple roles in cancer.

Nutr Cancer 2003 ;46(1):1-14

Division of Hematology/Oncology, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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February 2004

Is there age bias in the treatment of localized prostate carcinoma?

Cancer 2004 Jan;100(1):72-81

Division of General Internal Medicine and Clinical Epidemiology, University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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January 2004

Effect of parity on bone mineral density in female rhesus macaques from Cayo Santiago.

Am J Phys Anthropol 2003 Jul;121(3):252-69

Department of Anthropology, University of Toronto at Mississauga, Mississauga, Ontario L5L 1C6, Canada.

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July 2003