Prof. Joseph Beyene, PhD - McMaster University - Professor of Biostatistics

Prof. Joseph Beyene

PhD

McMaster University

Professor of Biostatistics

Hamilton, Ontario | Canada

Main Specialties: Statistics

Additional Specialties: Statistics

Prof. Joseph Beyene, PhD - McMaster University - Professor of Biostatistics

Prof. Joseph Beyene

PhD

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Primary Affiliation: McMaster University - Hamilton, Ontario , Canada

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144Publications

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1423PubMed Central Citations

Systemic Therapy for Previously Untreated Advanced BRAF-Mutated Melanoma: A Systematic Review and Network Meta-Analysis of Randomized Clinical Trials.

JAMA Oncol 2017 Mar;3(3):366-373

Department of Clinical Epidemiology & Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton , Ontario, Canada3Father Sean O'Sullivan Research Centre, St Joseph's Healthcare-Hamilton, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1001/jamaoncol.2016.4877DOI Listing
March 2017
43 Reads
4 Citations

Systematic Review of Clinical Practice Guidelines for Failed Antidepressant Treatment Response in Major Depressive Disorder, Dysthymia, and Subthreshold Depression in Adults.

Can J Psychiatry 2017 01 24;62(1):11-23. Epub 2016 Sep 24.

2 Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0706743716664885DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5302110PMC
January 2017
15 Reads
2.551 Impact Factor

Validity of the Stage of Exercise Scale in Children with Rheumatologic Conditions.

J Rheumatol 2016 12 1;43(12):2189-2198. Epub 2016 Nov 1.

From the University of Toronto; The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto; Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario Research Institute, Ottawa; McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario; University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada; Private Medical Practice, New York, New York, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3899/jrheum.151377DOI Listing
December 2016
35 Reads
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Meta-analysis on continuous outcomes in minimal important difference units: an application with appropriate variance calculations.

J Clin Epidemiol 2016 12 30;80:57-67. Epub 2016 Jul 30.

Department of Clinical Epidemiology & Biostatistics, Faculty of Health Sciences, McMaster University, 1280 Main Street West, MDCL 3211, Hamilton, ON L8S 4K1, Canada; Department of Mathematics & Statistics, McMaster University, 1280 Main Street West, Hamilton, Ontario L8S 4K1, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jclinepi.2016.07.012DOI Listing
December 2016
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Galactomannan, β-D-Glucan, and Polymerase Chain Reaction-Based Assays for the Diagnosis of Invasive Fungal Disease in Pediatric Cancer and Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.

Clin Infect Dis 2016 Nov 27;63(10):1340-1348. Epub 2016 Aug 27.

Division of Haematology/Oncology, Child Health Evaluative Sciences, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/cid/ciw592DOI Listing
November 2016
20 Reads
11 Citations
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Are women who quit smoking at high risk of excess weight gain throughout pregnancy?

BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 2016 09 6;16:263. Epub 2016 Sep 6.

Departments of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Radiology, Clinical Epidemiology & Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12884-016-1056-zDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5011923PMC
September 2016
10 Reads
1 Citation
2.190 Impact Factor

Neonatal Outcomes in Women With Untreated Antenatal Depression Compared With Women Without Depression: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis.

JAMA Psychiatry 2016 Aug;73(8):826-37

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2016.0934DOI Listing
August 2016
37 Reads
13 Citations

A Digital Health Intervention to Lower Cardiovascular Risk: A Randomized Clinical Trial.

JAMA Cardiol 2016 08;1(5):601-6

Faculty of Health Science, Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1001/jamacardio.2016.1035DOI Listing
August 2016
66 Reads
1 Citation

Power Analysis for Population-Based Longitudinal Studies Investigating Gene-Environment Interactions in Chronic Diseases: A Simulation Study.

PLoS One 2016 22;11(2):e0149940. Epub 2016 Feb 22.

Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

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http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0149940PLOS
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4762766PMC
July 2016
22 Reads
3 Citations
3.234 Impact Factor

Sensitivity subgroup analysis based on single-center vs. multi-center trial status when interpreting meta-analyses pooled estimates: the logical way forward.

J Clin Epidemiol 2016 06 17;74:80-92. Epub 2015 Nov 17.

Department of Clinical Epidemiology & Biostatistics, McMaster University, Michael DeGroote Centre for Learning & Discovery, Room 3208, 1200 Main Street West, Hamilton, Ontario L8N 3Z5, Canada; John D. Cameron Endowed Chair in Genetic Epidemiology, McMaster University, Michael DeGroote Centre for Learning & Discovery, Room 3208, 1200 Main Street West, Hamilton, Ontario L8N 3Z5, Canada; Population Genomics Program, McMaster University, Michael DeGroote Centre for Learning & Discovery, Room 3208, 1200 Main Street West, Hamilton, Ontario L8N 3Z5, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jclinepi.2015.08.027DOI Listing
June 2016
52 Reads
3 Citations
3.420 Impact Factor

Multigene panels in prostate cancer risk assessment: a systematic review.

Genet Med 2016 06 1;18(6):535-44. Epub 2015 Oct 1.

Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/gim.2015.125DOI Listing
June 2016
37 Reads
3 Citations
7.330 Impact Factor

Effects of dietary pulse consumption on body weight: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials.

Am J Clin Nutr 2016 May 30;103(5):1213-23. Epub 2016 Mar 30.

Department of Nutritional Sciences, Toronto 3D Knowledge Synthesis and Clinical Trials Unit, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, and Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, St. Michael's Hospital, Toronto, Canada;

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3945/ajcn.115.124677DOI Listing
May 2016
91 Reads
14 Citations
6.770 Impact Factor

Multivariate Meta-Analysis of Genetic Association Studies: A Simulation Study.

PLoS One 2015 21;10(7):e0133243. Epub 2015 Jul 21.

Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada; Department of Mathematics and Statistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4509672PMC
May 2016
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2 Citations
3.234 Impact Factor

Weight Loss Instead of Weight Gain within the Guidelines in Obese Women during Pregnancy: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analyses of Maternal and Infant Outcomes.

PLoS One 2015 21;10(7):e0132650. Epub 2015 Jul 21.

Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada; Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada; Department of Radiology, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

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http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0132650PLOS
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4509670PMC
May 2016
15 Reads
9 Citations
3.234 Impact Factor

Modified intention-to-treat analysis did not bias trial results.

J Clin Epidemiol 2016 Apr 10;72:66-74. Epub 2015 Nov 10.

Department of Rheumatology, Musculoskeletal Statistics Unit, The Parker Institute, Frederiksberg Hospital, Nordre Fasanvej 57, 2000 Copenhagen, Denmark. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jclinepi.2015.11.003DOI Listing
April 2016
49 Reads
4 Citations
3.420 Impact Factor

The genetic diversity of Epstein-Barr virus in the setting of transplantation relative to non-transplant settings: A feasibility study.

Pediatr Transplant 2016 Feb 18;20(1):124-9. Epub 2015 Nov 18.

Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Paediatrics, Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/petr.12610DOI Listing
February 2016
31 Reads
1.630 Impact Factor

Treatment of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis: a network meta-analysis.

BMC Med 2016 Feb 3;14:18. Epub 2016 Feb 3.

Department of Medicine, Division of Critical Care, McMaster University, 1200 Main St W, L8S 4L8, Hamilton, ON, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12916-016-0558-xDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4741055PMC
February 2016
111 Reads
8 Citations
7.250 Impact Factor

Immune Sensitization and Mortality in Wait-Listed Kidney Transplant Candidates.

J Am Soc Nephrol 2016 Feb 8;27(2):570-8. Epub 2015 Jun 8.

Division of Nephrology and the Kidney Transplant Program, Toronto General Hospital, University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada; Institute of Health Policy, Management, and Evaluation, and Division of Nephrology, Departments of Medicine and Division of Nephrology and the Renal Transplant Program, St. Michael's Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada;

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1681/ASN.2014090894DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4731107PMC
February 2016
20 Reads
6 Citations
9.343 Impact Factor

Validation of Accelerometer Prediction Equations in Children with Chronic Disease.

Pediatr Exerc Sci 2016 Feb 1;28(1):117-32. Epub 2015 Jul 1.

Child Health Evaluative Sciences, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1123/pes.2014-0185DOI Listing
February 2016
20 Reads
2 Citations
1.613 Impact Factor

Why Are Half of Women Interested in Participating in Group Prenatal Care?

Matern Child Health J 2016 Jan;20(1):97-105

Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Toronto, 60 Murray Street, Fourth Floor, Toronto, ON, M5T 3L9, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10995-015-1807-xDOI Listing
January 2016
25 Reads
3 Citations

Effect of prophylactic low level laser therapy on oral mucositis: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

PLoS One 2014 8;9(9):e107418. Epub 2014 Sep 8.

Division of Haematology/Oncology, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada; 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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http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0107418PLOS
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4157876PMC
December 2015
30 Reads
9 Citations
3.234 Impact Factor

Psychological factors and trimester-specific gestational weight gain: a systematic review.

J Psychosom Obstet Gynaecol 2015 26;36(1):15-22. Epub 2014 Dec 26.

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, McMaster University , Hamilton, Ontario , Canada .

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3109/0167482X.2014.993311DOI Listing
December 2015
9 Reads
1.230 Impact Factor

Sugar-sweetened beverage consumption and incident hypertension: a systematic review and meta-analysis of prospective cohorts.

Am J Clin Nutr 2015 Oct 12;102(4):914-21. Epub 2015 Aug 12.

Toronto 3D Knowledge Synthesis & Clinical Trials Unit, Clinical Nutrition and Risk Factor Modification Center, Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, and Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St. Michael's Hospital, Toronto, Canada; Departments of Nutritional Sciences and Pathology and Molecular Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada;

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3945/ajcn.115.107243DOI Listing
October 2015
86 Reads
19 Citations
6.770 Impact Factor

Adiposity and immune-muscle crosstalk in South Asians &Europeans: A cross-sectional study.

Sci Rep 2015 Oct 12;5:14521. Epub 2015 Oct 12.

Department of Pediatrics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/srep14521DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4600971PMC
October 2015
8 Reads
2 Citations
5.080 Impact Factor

Improving diagnostic precision, care and syndrome definitions using comprehensive next-generation sequencing for the inherited bone marrow failure syndromes.

J Med Genet 2015 Sep 1;52(9):575-84. Epub 2015 Jul 1.

Program in Genetics and Genome Biology, Research Institute, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Marrow Failure and Myelodysplasia Program, Division of Hematology/Oncology, Department of Paediatrics, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Faculty of Medicine, Institute of Medical Sciences, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/jmedgenet-2015-103270DOI Listing
September 2015
34 Reads
16 Citations
6.340 Impact Factor

Intake of saturated and trans unsaturated fatty acids and risk of all cause mortality, cardiovascular disease, and type 2 diabetes: systematic review and meta-analysis of observational studies.

BMJ 2015 Aug 11;351:h3978. Epub 2015 Aug 11.

Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada Chanchlani Research Centre, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada Population Health Research Institute, Hamilton Health Sciences, Hamilton, ON, Canada Department of Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4532752PMC
http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.h3978DOI Listing
August 2015
15 Reads
74 Citations

Network meta-analysis using R: a review of currently available automated packages.

PLoS One 2014 26;9(12):e115065. Epub 2014 Dec 26.

Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, MDCL 3200, 1280 Main Street West, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, L8S 4K1; Department of Mathematics and Statistics, McMaster University, HH 218, 1280 Main Street West, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, L8S 4K1.

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http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0115065PLOS
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4277278PMC
August 2015
12 Reads
13 Citations
3.234 Impact Factor

Contribution of common non-synonymous variants in PCSK1 to body mass index variation and risk of obesity: a systematic review and meta-analysis with evidence from up to 331 175 individuals.

Hum Mol Genet 2015 Jun 17;24(12):3582-94. Epub 2015 Mar 17.

Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Divisions of Genetics and Endocrinology, Children's Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA, Department of Genetics, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA,

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http://www.hmg.oxfordjournals.org/cgi/doi/10.1093/hmg/ddv097
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/hmg/ddv097DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4498155PMC
June 2015
71 Reads
4 Citations
6.393 Impact Factor

Binge Eating Predicts Excess Gestational Weight Gain: A Pilot Prospective Cohort Study.

J Obstet Gynaecol Can 2015 Jun;37(6):494-507

Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton ON; Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, McMaster University, Hamilton ON; Department of Radiology, McMaster University, Hamilton ON.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/s1701-2163(15)30226-7DOI Listing
June 2015
15 Reads
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The impact of category, cytopathology and cytogenetics on development and progression of clonal and malignant myeloid transformation in inherited bone marrow failure syndromes.

Haematologica 2015 May 14;100(5):633-42. Epub 2015 Feb 14.

Marrow Failure and Myelodysplasia Program, Division of Haematology/Oncology, Department of Paediatrics and the Genetics and Genome Biology Program, Research Institute, The Hospital for Sick Children and the University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3324/haematol.2014.117457DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4420212PMC
May 2015
28 Reads
6 Citations
5.870 Impact Factor

Total fructose intake and risk of hypertension: a systematic review and meta-analysis of prospective cohorts.

J Am Coll Nutr 2014 21;33(4):328-39. Epub 2014 Aug 21.

a Toronto 3D Knowledge Synthesis and Clinical Trials Unit , Clinical Nutrition and Risk Factor Modification Center , Toronto , Ontario , CANADA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/07315724.2014.916237DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4261182PMC
May 2015
134 Reads
8 Citations
1.680 Impact Factor

Psychological antecedents of excess gestational weight gain: a systematic review.

BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 2015 May 2;15:107. Epub 2015 May 2.

Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine, Departments of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Radiology, and Clinical Epidemiology & Biostatistics, McMaster University, 1280 Main Street West, room 3N52B, Hamilton, Ontario, L8S 4K1, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12884-015-0535-yDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4518609PMC
May 2015
56 Reads
8 Citations
2.190 Impact Factor

Sweet tasting solutions for reduction of needle-related procedural pain in children aged one to 16 years.

Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2015 May 5(5):CD008408. Epub 2015 May 5.

School of Nursing, University of Ottawa, 401 Smyth Rd, Ottawa, ON, Canada, K1H 8L1.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6779143PMC
May 2015
15 Reads
2 Citations

Knowledge translation tool to improve pregnant women's awareness of gestational weight gain goals and risks of gaining outside recommendations: a non-randomized intervention study.

BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 2015 Apr 30;15:105. Epub 2015 Apr 30.

Department of Clinical Epidemiology & Biostatistics, McMaster University, 1280 Main St. West, Hamilton, ON, L8S 4L8, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12884-015-0534-zDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4423093PMC
April 2015
50 Reads
1 Citation
2.190 Impact Factor

Factors Associated With Women's Plans to Gain Weight Categorized as Above or Below the National Guidelines During Pregnancy.

J Obstet Gynaecol Can 2015 Mar;37(3):225-235

Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Hamilton ON; Departments of Obstetrics and Gynecology (Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine) and Radiology, Hamilton ON.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S1701-2163(15)30308-XDOI Listing
March 2015
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Phase 3 trials of stereotactic radiosurgery with or without whole-brain radiation therapy for 1 to 4 brain metastases: individual patient data meta-analysis.

Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 2015 Mar;91(4):710-7

Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California; Department of Radiation Oncology, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijrobp.2014.10.024DOI Listing
March 2015
12 Reads
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4.260 Impact Factor

Bronchoalveolar lavage and lung biopsy in patients with cancer and hematopoietic stem-cell transplantation recipients: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

J Clin Oncol 2015 Feb 5;33(5):501-9. Epub 2015 Jan 5.

DeepakBabu Chellapandian, Joseph Beyene, and Lillian Sung, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto; Joseph Beyene, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada; Thomas Lehrnbecher, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Frankfurt, Germany; Bob Phillips, Centre for Reviews and Dissemination, University of York, York, United Kingdom; Brian T. Fisher and Theoklis E. Zaoutis, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA; and William J. Steinbach, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1200/JCO.2014.58.0480DOI Listing
February 2015
24 Reads
8 Citations
18.430 Impact Factor

Testing genotypes-phenotype relationships using permutation tests on association rules.

Stat Appl Genet Mol Biol 2015 Feb;14(1):83-92

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1515/sagmb-2014-0033DOI Listing
February 2015
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A systematic review of the role of C4d in the diagnosis of acute antibody-mediated rejection.

Kidney Int 2015 Jan 14;87(1):182-94. Epub 2014 May 14.

1] Division of Nephrology and the Kidney Transplant Program, Toronto General Hospital, University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada [2] Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada [3] Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada [4] Division of Nephrology and the Renal Transplant Program, St Michael's Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/ki.2014.166DOI Listing
January 2015
21 Reads
7 Citations
8.563 Impact Factor

Testing for associations between systolic blood pressure and single-nucleotide polymorphism profiles obtained from sparse principal component analysis.

BMC Proc 2014 17;8(Suppl 1):S95. Epub 2014 Jun 17.

Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics Department, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada L8S 4L8.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1753-6561-8-S1-S95DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4143624PMC
December 2014
32 Reads
1 Citation

Bivariate linear mixed model analysis to test joint associations of genetic variants on systolic and diastolic blood pressure.

BMC Proc 2014 17;8(Suppl 1 Genetic Analysis Workshop 18Vanessa Olmo):S75. Epub 2014 Jun 17.

Population Genomics Program, McMaster University, 1200 Main Street West, Hamilton, Ontario, L8N 3Z5, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1753-6561-8-S1-S75DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4143667PMC
December 2014
7 Reads

Effect of whole-body vibration on calcaneal quantitative ultrasound measurements in postmenopausal women: a randomized controlled trial.

Calcif Tissue Int 2014 Dec 12;95(6):547-56. Epub 2014 Nov 12.

Osteoporosis Program, University Health Network/Mount Sinai Hospital, 200 Elizabeth Street, 7 Eaton North, Room 221, Toronto, ON, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00223-014-9920-1DOI Listing
December 2014
73 Reads
5 Citations
3.272 Impact Factor

Entropy-based method for assessing the influence of genetic markers and covariates on hypertension: application to Genetic Analysis Workshop 18 data.

BMC Proc 2014 17;8(Suppl 1 Genetic Analysis Workshop 18Vanessa Olmo):S97. Epub 2014 Jun 17.

Department of Clinical Epidemiology & Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada L8S 4K1.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1753-6561-8-S1-S97DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4143731PMC
December 2014

Bias in identification of the best treatment in a Bayesian network meta-analysis for binary outcome: a simulation study.

Clin Epidemiol 2014 3;6:451-60. Epub 2014 Dec 3.

Department of Mathematics and Statistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada ; Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2147/CLEP.S69660DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4259556PMC
December 2014
13 Reads
7 Citations

Gene-based analysis of rare and common variants to determine association with blood pressure.

BMC Proc 2014 17;8(Suppl 1 Genetic Analysis Workshop 18Vanessa Olmo):S46. Epub 2014 Jun 17.

Population Genomic Program, Department of Clinical Epidemiology & Biostatistics, McMaster University, 1280 Main Street West, Hamilton, Ontario L8S4K1, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1753-6561-8-S1-S46DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4143676PMC
December 2014
2 Reads
2 Citations

Downregulation of microRNAs 145-3p and 145-5p is a long-term predictor of postmenopausal breast cancer risk: The ORDET prospective study.

Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 2014 Nov 29;23(11):2471-81. Epub 2014 Jul 29.

Department of Oncology, Faculty of Health Science, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. Translational Oncogenomics Unit, Regina Elena Italian National Cancer Institute, Rome, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1158/1055-9965.EPI-14-0398DOI Listing
November 2014
70 Reads
8 Citations
4.125 Impact Factor

The effect of metformin on mortality following cancer among patients with diabetes.

Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 2014 Oct 16;23(10):1974-84. Epub 2014 Jul 16.

Women's College Research Institute, Women's College Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. University of Toronto, Institute of Health, Policy, and Management, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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Immunosuppressive therapies for the induction treatment of proliferative lupus nephritis: a systematic review and network metaanalysis.

J Rheumatol 2014 Oct 15;41(10):1998-2007. Epub 2014 Sep 15.

From the Institute of Medical Science, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto; Division of Rheumatology and Program of Child Health Evaluative Sciences, The Hospital for Sick Children; Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto; Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto, Toronto; Program in Population Genomics, Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Faculty of Health Sciences, McMaster University, Hamilton; Dalla Lana School of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto; Cancer Care Ontario, Toronto; Hospital Library, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.S.Y. Tian's PhD research is funded in part by the Queen Elizabeth II-Edward Dunlop Foundation Scholarships in Science and Technology, administered at the University of Toronto.S.Y. Tian, MB, MSc, PhD (C), Institute of Medical Science, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, and The Hospital for Sick Children; B.M. Feldman, MD, MSc, FRCPC, Professor, Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto, and The Hospital for Sick Children; J. Beyene, PhD, Associate Professor, Program in Population Genomics, Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Faculty of Health Sciences, McMaster University, and Dalla Lana School of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto; P.E. Brown, PhD, Associate Professor, Cancer Care Ontario, and Dalla Lana School of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Program in Population Genomics, Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Faculty of Health Sciences, McMaster University; E.M. Uleryk, MLS, Hospital Library, The Hospital for Sick Children; E.D. Silverman, MD, FRCPC, Professor, Division of Rheumatology and Program of Child Health Evaluative Sciences, The Hospital for Sick Children, and Institute of Medical Science, Department of Pediatrics, and Department of Immunology, Univer

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Longitudinal data analysis in genome-wide association studies.

Genet Epidemiol 2014 Sep;38 Suppl 1:S68-73

Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada; Child Health Evaluative Sciences, The Hospital for Sick Children Research Institute, Toronto, ON, Canada.

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Second Bacteremia During Antibiotic Treatment in Children With Acute Myeloid Leukemia: A Report From the Canadian Infections in Acute Myeloid Leukemia Research Group.

J Pediatric Infect Dis Soc 2014 Sep 15;3(3):228-33. Epub 2014 Jan 15.

Division of Hematology/Oncology, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada Child Health Evaluative Sciences, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada.

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Interpreting trial results following use of different intention-to-treat approaches for preventing attrition bias: a meta-epidemiological study protocol.

BMJ Open 2014 Sep 26;4(9):e005297. Epub 2014 Sep 26.

Musculoskeletal Statistics Unit, Department of Rheumatology, The Parker Institute, Copenhagen University Hospitals, Bispebjerg and Frederiksberg, Denmark.

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Dietary pulses, satiety and food intake: a systematic review and meta-analysis of acute feeding trials.

Obesity (Silver Spring) 2014 Aug 13;22(8):1773-80. Epub 2014 May 13.

Department of Nutritional Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada; Toronto 3D Knowledge Synthesis and Clinical Trials Unit, Clinical Nutrition and Risk Factor Modification Centre, St. Michael's Hospital, Toronto, ON, Canada.

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Effect of exercise on cancer-related fatigue: a meta-analysis.

Am J Phys Med Rehabil 2014 Aug;93(8):675-86

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Using value-of-information methods when the disease is rare and the treatment is expensive--the example of hemophilia A.

J Gen Intern Med 2014 Aug;29 Suppl 3:S767-73

Toronto Health Economics and Technology Assessment Collaborative, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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Adrenaline for out-of-hospital cardiac arrest resuscitation: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials.

Resuscitation 2014 Jun 15;85(6):732-40. Epub 2014 Mar 15.

Rescu, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute of St. Michael's Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada; Division of Emergency Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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Estimating treatment effects in randomised controlled trials with non-compliance: a simulation study.

BMJ Open 2014 Jun 17;4(6):e005362. Epub 2014 Jun 17.

Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada Biostatistics Unit, St Joseph's Healthcare Hamilton, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

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Therapeutic potential of spleen tyrosine kinase inhibition for treating high-risk precursor B cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia.

Sci Transl Med 2014 May;6(236):236ra62

Department of Medical Biophysics, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario M5S 1A8, Canada. Program in Genetics & Genome Biology, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario M5G 1L7, Canada.

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Leukapheresis and low-dose chemotherapy do not reduce early mortality in acute myeloid leukemia hyperleukocytosis: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

Leuk Res 2014 Apr 10;38(4):460-8. Epub 2014 Jan 10.

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Association between depression and mortality in patients receiving long-term dialysis: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

Am J Kidney Dis 2014 Apr 1;63(4):623-35. Epub 2013 Nov 1.

Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada; Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, University Health Network, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada.

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Predictors and outcomes of viridans group streptococcal infections in pediatric acute myeloid leukemia: from the Canadian infections in AML research group.

Pediatr Infect Dis J 2014 Feb;33(2):126-9

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Statistical genetics with application to population-based study design: a primer for clinicians.

Eur Heart J 2014 Feb 15;35(8):495-500. Epub 2013 Aug 15.

Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada.

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A systematic review and meta-analyses of nonsucrose sweet solutions for pain relief in neonates.

Pain Res Manag 2013 May-Jun;18(3):153-61

School of Nursing, Federal University of Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte, Brazil.

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Influence of length of time to diagnosis and treatment on the survival of children with acute lymphoblastic leukemia: a population-based study.

Leuk Res 2014 Feb 1;38(2):204-9. Epub 2013 Dec 1.

Division of Haematology-Oncology and Program in Child Health Evaluative Sciences, The Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada.

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Effect of fructose on postprandial triglycerides: a systematic review and meta-analysis of controlled feeding trials.

Atherosclerosis 2014 Jan 2;232(1):125-33. Epub 2013 Nov 2.

Department of Nutritional Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada; Toronto 3D Knowledge Synthesis and Clinical Trials Unit, Clinical Nutrition and Risk Factor Modification Centre, Toronto, ON, Canada; Keenan Research Center of the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, Toronto, ON, Canada; Division of Endocrinology, St. Michael's Hospital, Toronto, ON, Canada; Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada.

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Hepatotoxicity caused by methotrexate therapy in children with inflammatory bowel disease: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

Inflamm Bowel Dis 2014 Jan;20(1):47-59

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What psychological, physical, lifestyle, and knowledge factors are associated with excess or inadequate weight gain during pregnancy? A cross-sectional survey.

J Obstet Gynaecol Can 2013 Dec;35(12):1071-1082

Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton ON.

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A sensitivity analysis of the Children's Treatment Network trial: a randomized controlled trial of integrated services versus usual care for children with special health care needs.

Clin Epidemiol 2013 23;5:373-85. Epub 2013 Sep 23.

Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, On, Canada ; Biostatistcs Unit, St Joseph's Healthcare Hamilton, McMaster University, Hamilton, On, Canada.

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Impact of tuberculosis on mortality among HIV-infected patients receiving antiretroviral therapy in Uganda: a prospective cohort analysis.

AIDS Res Ther 2013 Jul 13;10(1):19. Epub 2013 Jul 13.

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

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Anthracyclines during induction therapy in acute myeloid leukaemia: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

Br J Haematol 2013 Apr 8;161(2):192-203. Epub 2013 Feb 8.

Division of Haematology/Oncology, University Children's Hospital Berne, Berne, Switzerland.

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Measuring the degree of integration for an integrated service network.

Int J Integr Care 2012 Jul-Sep;12:e137. Epub 2012 Sep 18.

Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton ON, L8S 4L8 Canada.

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A flexible nonparametric approach to find candidate genes associated with disease in microarray experiments.

J Bioinform Comput Biol 2013 Apr 24;11(2):1250021. Epub 2012 Oct 24.

Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, 155 College Street, Toronto, ON M5T 3M7, Canada.

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Features of effective computerised clinical decision support systems: meta-regression of 162 randomised trials.

BMJ 2013 Feb 14;346:f657. Epub 2013 Feb 14.

Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Western Ontario, 1151 Richmond St, London, ON, Canada N6A 3K7.

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Comparison of population-averaged and cluster-specific models for the analysis of cluster randomized trials with missing binary outcomes: a simulation study.

BMC Med Res Methodol 2013 Jan 23;13. Epub 2013 Jan 23.

Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

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Oral versus intravenous steroids for treatment of relapses in multiple sclerosis.

Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2012 Dec 12;12:CD006921. Epub 2012 Dec 12.

Department of Clinical Neurosciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada.

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Meta-analysis of genetic association studies under heterogeneity.

Eur J Hum Genet 2012 Nov 30;20(11):1174-81. Epub 2012 May 30.

Population Genomics Program, Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

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A systematic review and meta-analysis of anti-pseudomonal penicillins and carbapenems in pediatric febrile neutropenia.

Support Care Cancer 2012 Oct 6;20(10):2295-304. Epub 2011 Dec 6.

Division of Haematology/Oncology, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, ON, Canada.

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Is adjuvant laser therapy effective for preventing pain, swelling, and trismus after surgical removal of impacted mandibular third molars? A systematic review and meta-analysis.

J Oral Maxillofac Surg 2012 Aug 6;70(8):1789-801. Epub 2012 Mar 6.

Department of Health Policy, Management, and Evaluation, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada.

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Ratio of geometric means to analyze continuous outcomes in meta-analysis: comparison to mean differences and ratio of arithmetic means using empiric data and simulation.

Stat Med 2012 Jul 22;31(17):1857-86. Epub 2012 Mar 22.

Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada.

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Investigating clinical heterogeneity in systematic reviews: a methodologic review of guidance in the literature.

BMC Med Res Methodol 2012 Jul 30;12:111. Epub 2012 Jul 30.

Departments of Orthopaedic Surgery and Epidemiology, University of Michigan, 24 Frank Lloyd Wright Drive, Ann Arbor, MI, USA.

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Non-relapse mortality in pediatric acute lymphoblastic leukemia: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

Leuk Lymphoma 2012 May 3;53(5):878-85. Epub 2012 Jan 3.

Department of Paediatrics, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, ON, Canada,.

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Fluoroquinolones in children with fever and neutropenia: a systematic review of prospective trials.

Pediatr Infect Dis J 2012 May;31(5):431-5

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

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A meta-analysis of antipseudomonal penicillins and cephalosporins in pediatric patients with fever and neutropenia.

Pediatr Infect Dis J 2012 Apr;31(4):353-8

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

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An empirical study using permutation-based resampling in meta-regression.

Syst Rev 2012 Feb 23;1:18. Epub 2012 Feb 23.

Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA.

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February 2012
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Feeling different: the experience of living with fetal alcohol spectrum disorder.

J Popul Ther Clin Pharmacol 2011 3;18(3):e475-85. Epub 2011 Oct 3.

St Michaels Hospital, Toronto.

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January 2012
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Exposure to general anesthesia and risk of Alzheimer's disease: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

BMC Geriatr 2011 Dec 14;11:83. Epub 2011 Dec 14.

Department of Psychiatry, Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada.

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Effectiveness of interventions aimed at reducing screen time in children: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials.

Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 2011 Nov 4;165(11):979-86. Epub 2011 Jul 4.

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

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Effect of 12 months of whole-body vibration therapy on bone density and structure in postmenopausal women: a randomized trial.

Ann Intern Med 2011 Nov;155(10):668-79, W205

University Health Network, Mount Sinai Hospital, and University of Toronto, Toronto, and McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

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November 2011
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Sweet tasting solutions for reduction of needle-related procedural pain in children aged one to 16 years.

Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2011 Oct 5(10):CD008408. Epub 2011 Oct 5.

School of Nursing, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Ottawa and Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) and Critical Care and Neurosciences, Murdoch Childrens Research Institute and University of Melbourne, Australia, 401 Smyth Rd, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, K1H 8L1.

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October 2011
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Low gestational weight gain and the risk of preterm birth and low birthweight: a systematic review and meta-analyses.

Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 2011 Sep 18;90(9):935-54. Epub 2011 Jul 18.

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, First Affiliated Hospital of Xi'an Jiao Tong University, Shaanxi Province, PR China.

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September 2011
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Potential risk factors associated with human encephalitis: application of canonical correlation analysis.

BMC Med Res Methodol 2011 Aug 22;11:120. Epub 2011 Aug 22.

Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada.

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August 2011
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Stem cell gene expression programs influence clinical outcome in human leukemia.

Nat Med 2011 Aug 28;17(9):1086-93. Epub 2011 Aug 28.

Division of Stem Cell and Developmental Biology, Campbell Family Institute for Cancer Research, Ontario Cancer Institute, University Health Network and Department of Molecular Genetics, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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August 2011
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Randomized controlled trials of herbal interventions underreport important details of the intervention.

J Clin Epidemiol 2011 Jul 5;64(7):760-9. Epub 2011 Jan 5.

Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Michigan, 24 Frank LloydWright Drive, Ann Arbor, MI 48106-0391, USA.

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July 2011
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Biochemical and imaging surveillance in germline TP53 mutation carriers with Li-Fraumeni syndrome: a prospective observational study.

Lancet Oncol 2011 Jun 19;12(6):559-67. Epub 2011 May 19.

Department of Pediatrics, The Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada.

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June 2011
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Ratio of means for analyzing continuous outcomes in meta-analysis performed as well as mean difference methods.

J Clin Epidemiol 2011 May;64(5):556-64

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

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May 2011
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High resolution mapping in the major histocompatibility complex region identifies multiple independent novel loci for psoriatic arthritis.

Ann Rheum Dis 2011 Apr 17;70(4):690-4. Epub 2011 Jan 17.

Centre for Prognosis Studies in The Rheumatic Diseases, Toronto Western Research Institute, Toronto Western Hospital, 399 Bathurst Street, 1E-410B, Toronto, Ontario M5T 2S8, Canada.

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April 2011
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Cost-effectiveness of outpatient management for febrile neutropenia in children with cancer.

Pediatrics 2011 Feb 10;127(2):e279-86. Epub 2011 Jan 10.

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

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February 2011
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Maternal underweight and the risk of preterm birth and low birth weight: a systematic review and meta-analyses.

Int J Epidemiol 2011 Feb 22;40(1):65-101. Epub 2010 Nov 22.

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, First Affiliated Hospital of Xi'an Jiao Tong University, Shaanxi Province, PR China.

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February 2011
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Mycophenolate mofetil for induction treatment of lupus nephritis: a systematic review and metaanalysis.

J Rheumatol 2011 Jan 15;38(1):69-78. Epub 2010 Oct 15.

University of Toronto Lupus Clinic, Centre for Prognosis Studies in the Rheumatic Diseases, Toronto Western Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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Cluster analysis for identifying sub-groups and selecting potential discriminatory variables in human encephalitis.

BMC Infect Dis 2010 Dec 31;10:364. Epub 2010 Dec 31.

Population Genomics Program, Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada.

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