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Test accuracy and potential sources of bias in diagnostic test evaluation.

Med J Aust 2020 01 18;212(1):10-13.e1. Epub 2019 Dec 18.

University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5694/mja2.50449DOI Listing
January 2020

Pilot trial of digital breast tomosynthesis (3D mammography) for population-based screening in BreastScreen Victoria.

Med J Aust 2019 10 26;211(8):357-362. Epub 2019 Aug 26.

Sydney School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5694/mja2.50320DOI Listing
October 2019

Optimising the two-stage randomised trial design when some participants are indifferent in their treatment preferences.

Stat Med 2019 06 22;38(13):2317-2331. Epub 2019 Feb 22.

Sydney School of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine and Health, The University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/sim.8119DOI Listing
June 2019

Elevated Liver Enzymes and Mortality in Older Individuals: A Prospective Cohort Study.

J Clin Gastroenterol 2017 May/Jun;51(5):439-445

*School of Public Health †Storr Liver Centre, The Westmead Institute for Medical Research and Westmead Hospital, University of Sydney ‡Centre for Kidney Research, Kids Research Institute, Children's Hospital at Westmead, Sydney §School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of New South Wales, Kensington ∥Centre for Vision Research, Westmead Millennium Institute and University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/MCG.0000000000000622DOI Listing
April 2019

Predicting pain recovery in patients with acute low back pain: Updating and validation of a clinical prediction model.

Eur J Pain 2019 02 24;23(2):341-353. Epub 2018 Sep 24.

Department of Health Professions, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ejp.1308DOI Listing
February 2019

Agreement between digital breast tomosynthesis and pathologic tumour size for staging breast cancer, and comparison with standard mammography.

Breast 2019 Feb 10;43:59-66. Epub 2018 Nov 10.

Sydney School of Public Health, Sydney Medical School, Edward Ford Building (A27), The University of Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.breast.2018.11.001DOI Listing
February 2019

The Validity of Drug Effects on Proteinuria, Albuminuria, Serum Creatinine, and Estimated GFR as Surrogate End Points for ESKD: A Systematic Review.

Am J Kidney Dis 2018 12 24;72(6):779-789. Epub 2018 Aug 24.

Diaverum Medical Scientific Office; Diaverum Academy, Lund, Sweden; Sydney School of Public Health, University of Sydney, NSW, Australia; Department of Emergency and Organ Transplantation, University of Bari, Italy. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1053/j.ajkd.2018.06.011DOI Listing
December 2018

Breast Cancer Screening Using Tomosynthesis or Mammography: A Meta-analysis of Cancer Detection and Recall.

J Natl Cancer Inst 2018 09;110(9):942-949

Sydney School of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine and Health, The University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/jnci/djy121DOI Listing
September 2018

Comparison of breast cancers detected in the Verona screening program following transition to digital breast tomosynthesis screening with cancers detected at digital mammography screening.

Breast Cancer Res Treat 2018 Jul 20;170(2):391-397. Epub 2018 Mar 20.

Sydney School of Public Health, Sydney Medical School, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10549-018-4756-4DOI Listing
July 2018

Systematic review of agreement between tomosynthesis and pathologic tumor size for newly diagnosed breast cancer and comparison with other imaging tests.

Expert Rev Med Devices 2018 07 4;15(7):489-496. Epub 2018 Jul 4.

a Sydney School of Public Health, Sydney Medical School , The University of Sydney , Sydney , Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/17434440.2018.1491306DOI Listing
July 2018

Standard deviation and standard error: interpretation, usage and reporting.

Authors:
Petra Macaskill

Med J Aust 2018 02;208(2):63-64

University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5694/mja17.00633DOI Listing
February 2018

Serum lactate cut-offs as risk stratification tool for in-hospital adverse outcomes in emergency department patients screened for suspected sepsis.

BMJ Open 2018 01 5;8(1):e015492. Epub 2018 Jan 5.

NHMRC Centre for Research Excellence in Critical Excellence, Westmead Millennium Institute for Medical Research, Westmead, New South Wales, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2016-015492DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5780682PMC
January 2018

Diagnostic Accuracy of Noninvasive Fibrosis Scores in a Population of Individuals With a Low Prevalence of Fibrosis.

Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 2017 Sep 7;15(9):1453-1460.e1. Epub 2017 Mar 7.

Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong; State Key Laboratory of Digestive Disease, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cgh.2017.02.031DOI Listing
September 2017

Diagnostic accuracy of the Ottawa Ankle and Midfoot Rules: a systematic review with meta-analysis.

Br J Sports Med 2017 Mar 24;51(6):504-510. Epub 2016 Nov 24.

Musculoskeletal Division, The George Institute for Global Health, Sydney Medical School, The University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bjsports-2016-096858DOI Listing
March 2017

Estimation of treatment preference effects in clinical trials when some participants are indifferent to treatment choice.

BMC Med Res Methodol 2017 02 20;17(1):29. Epub 2017 Feb 20.

Screening and Test Evaluation Program, Sydney School of Public Health, Sydney Medical School, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12874-017-0304-xDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5319089PMC
February 2017

Prevalence of elevated alanine transaminase in Australia and its relationship to metabolic risk factors: A cross-sectional study of 9,447 people.

J Gastroenterol Hepatol 2017 Jan;32(1):169-176

Storr Liver Centre, Westmead Millennium Institute for Medical Research and Westmead Hospital, University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jgh.13434DOI Listing
January 2017

Beginning the trajectory to ESKD in adult life: albuminuria in Australian aboriginal children and adolescents.

Pediatr Nephrol 2017 01 23;32(1):119-129. Epub 2016 Jun 23.

Centre for Kidney Research, The Children's Hospital at Westmead, PO Box 4001, Westmead, NSW, 2145, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00467-016-3429-yDOI Listing
January 2017

The Association of Surgical Margins and Local Recurrence in Women with Ductal Carcinoma In Situ Treated with Breast-Conserving Therapy: A Meta-Analysis.

Ann Surg Oncol 2016 11 15;23(12):3811-3821. Epub 2016 Aug 15.

Screening and Test Evaluation Program (STEP), Sydney School of Public Health, Sydney Medical School, The University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1245/s10434-016-5446-2DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5160992PMC
November 2016

Meta-analysis of breast cancer mortality benefit and overdiagnosis adjusted for adherence: improving information on the effects of attending screening mammography.

Br J Cancer 2016 May 28;114(11):1269-76. Epub 2016 Apr 28.

Centre for Medical Psychology & Evidence-based Decision-making (CeMPED), Sydney School of Public Health, The University of Sydney, Edward Ford Building (A27), Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/bjc.2016.90DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4891513PMC
May 2016

A randomised controlled trial of a code-word enuresis alarm.

Arch Dis Child 2016 Apr 8;101(4):326-31. Epub 2015 Dec 8.

Centre for Kidney Research, The Children's Hospital at Westmead, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Sydney School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/archdischild-2015-308564DOI Listing
April 2016

Association of Drug Effects on Serum Parathyroid Hormone, Phosphorus, and Calcium Levels With Mortality in CKD: A Meta-analysis.

Am J Kidney Dis 2015 Dec 21;66(6):962-71. Epub 2015 May 21.

Sydney School of Public Health, University of Sydney, NSW, Australia; Diaverum Medical Scientific Office and Diaverum Academy, Lund, Sweden; Department of Emergency and Organ Transplantation, University of Bari, Bari, Italy. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1053/j.ajkd.2015.03.036DOI Listing
December 2015

Cancer-Specific and All-Cause Mortality in Kidney Transplant Recipients With and Without Previous Cancer.

Transplantation 2015 Dec;99(12):2586-92

1 Department of Renal Medicine, Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, Perth, Western Australia, Australia. 2 ANZDATA Registry, Royal Adelaide Hospital, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia. 3 School of Medicine and Pharmacology, University of Western Australia, Perth, Western Australia, Australia. 4 Sydney School of Public Health, University of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. 5 Centre for Kidney Research, The Children's Hospital at Westmead, New South Wales, Australia. 6 Department of Nephrology, Western Hospital, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. 7 Northwestern Academic Centre, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. 8 Department of Nephrology, Central Northern Adelaide Renal and Transplantation Service, Royal Adelaide Hospital, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia. 9 Centre for Transplant and Renal Research, Westmead Hospital, New South Wales, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/TP.0000000000000760DOI Listing
December 2015

Radiologists' interpretive efficiency and variability in true- and false-positive detection when screen-reading with tomosynthesis (3D-mammography) relative to standard mammography in population screening.

Breast 2015 Dec 1;24(6):687-93. Epub 2015 Oct 1.

School of Public Health, Sydney Medical School, University of Sydney, Sydney 2006, NSW, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.breast.2015.08.012DOI Listing
December 2015

Lack of Accuracy of Body Temperature for Detecting Serious Bacterial Infection in Febrile Episodes.

Pediatr Infect Dis J 2015 Sep;34(9):940-4

From the *Screening and Test Evaluation Program, Sydney School of Public Health, The University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia; †Centre for Kidney Research, ‡Department of Emergency Medicine, §Department of Infectious Disease, and ¶Department of Nephrology, The Children's Hospital at Westmead, Sydney, Australia.

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September 2015

Accuracy of ultrasound for predicting pathologic response during neoadjuvant therapy for breast cancer.

Int J Cancer 2015 Jun 25;136(11):2730-7. Epub 2014 Nov 25.

Screening and Test Evaluation Program (STEP), Sydney School of Public Health, The University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ijc.29323DOI Listing
June 2015

Republished: value of white cell count in predicting serious bacterial infection in febrile children under 5 years of age.

Postgrad Med J 2015 Mar;91(1073):493-9

Screening and Test Evaluation Program, School of Public Health, The University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia Centre for Kidney Research, The Children's Hospital at Westmead, Sydney, Australia Department of Nephrology, The Children's Hospital at Westmead, Sydney, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/postgradmedj-2013-304754repDOI Listing
March 2015

Sample Size and Power When Designing a Randomized Trial for the Estimation of Treatment, Selection, and Preference Effects.

Med Decis Making 2014 08 2;34(6):711-9. Epub 2014 Apr 2.

Screening and Test Evaluation Program, School of Public Health, University of Sydney, NSW, Australia (RMT, PM, KJM, LI)

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0272989X14525264DOI Listing
August 2014

Breast screening using 2D-mammography or integrating digital breast tomosynthesis (3D-mammography) for single-reading or double-reading--evidence to guide future screening strategies.

Eur J Cancer 2014 Jul 17;50(10):1799-1807. Epub 2014 Apr 17.

U.O. Senologia Clinica e Screening Mammografico, Department of Diagnostics, Azienda Provinciale Servizi Sanitari (APSS), Trento, Italy; Centro di Prevenzione Senologica, Marzana, Verona, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ejca.2014.03.017DOI Listing
July 2014

An assessment of the relationship between clinical utility and predictive ability measures and the impact of mean risk in the population.

BMC Med Res Methodol 2014 Jul 3;14:86. Epub 2014 Jul 3.

Sydney School of Public Health, The University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1471-2288-14-86DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4105158PMC
July 2014

Value of white cell count in predicting serious bacterial infection in febrile children under 5 years of age.

Arch Dis Child 2014 Jun 9;99(6):493-9. Epub 2014 Jan 9.

Screening and Test Evaluation Program, School of Public Health, The University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia Centre for Kidney Research, The Children's Hospital at Westmead, Sydney, Australia Department of Nephrology, The Children's Hospital at Westmead, Sydney, Australia.

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http://adc.bmj.com/content/early/2014/01/09/archdischild-201
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June 2014

Effect of integrating 3D-mammography (digital breast tomosynthesis) with 2D-mammography on radiologists' true-positive and false-positive detection in a population breast screening trial.

Eur J Cancer 2014 May 28;50(7):1232-8. Epub 2014 Feb 28.

Screening and Test Evaluation Program (STEP), School of Public Health, Sydney Medical School, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ejca.2014.02.004DOI Listing
May 2014

The association of surgical margins and local recurrence in women with early-stage invasive breast cancer treated with breast-conserving therapy: a meta-analysis.

Ann Surg Oncol 2014 Mar 29;21(3):717-30. Epub 2014 Jan 29.

Screening and Test Evaluation Program (STEP), School of Public Health (A27), Sydney Medical School, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia,

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1245/s10434-014-3480-5DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5705035PMC
March 2014

Incremental effect from integrating 3D-mammography (tomosynthesis) with 2D-mammography: Increased breast cancer detection evident for screening centres in a population-based trial.

Breast 2014 Feb 6;23(1):76-80. Epub 2013 Dec 6.

Screening and Test Evaluation Program (STEP), School of Public Health, Sydney Medical School, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.breast.2013.11.006DOI Listing
February 2014

An individual person data meta-analysis of preoperative magnetic resonance imaging and breast cancer recurrence.

J Clin Oncol 2014 Feb 6;32(5):392-401. Epub 2014 Jan 6.

Nehmat Houssami, Robin Turner, Petra Macaskill, the Sydney Medical School, University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia; Lindsay W. Turnbull, Centre for Magnetic Resonance Investigations, Hull York Medical School in association with University of Hull, Hull, United Kingdom; David R. McCready, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada; Todd M. Tuttle, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN; Neha Vapiwala and Lawrence J. Solin, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine; Lawrence J. Solin, Albert Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA.

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http://jco.ascopubs.org/content/early/2014/01/06/JCO.2013.52
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1200/JCO.2013.52.7515DOI Listing
February 2014

Variability and accuracy in interpretation of consolidation on chest radiography for diagnosing pneumonia in children under 5 years of age.

Pediatr Pulmonol 2013 Dec 2;48(12):1195-200. Epub 2013 Sep 2.

School of Public Health, Screening and Test Evaluation Program (STEP), University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia; Centre for Kidney Research, The Children's Hospital at Westmead, Sydney, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ppul.22806DOI Listing
December 2013

Cochrane diagnostic test accuracy reviews.

Syst Rev 2013 Oct 7;2:82. Epub 2013 Oct 7.

Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, Academic Medical Center, Meibergdreef 9, 1105 AZ, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/2046-4053-2-82DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3851548PMC
October 2013

The reliability of a quality appraisal tool for studies of diagnostic reliability (QAREL).

BMC Med Res Methodol 2013 Sep 9;13:111. Epub 2013 Sep 9.

Screening and Test Evaluation Program, Sydney School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1471-2288-13-111DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3847619PMC
September 2013

Meta-analysis of magnetic resonance imaging in detecting residual breast cancer after neoadjuvant therapy.

J Natl Cancer Inst 2013 Mar 7;105(5):321-33. Epub 2013 Jan 7.

Screening and Test Evaluation Program, Sydney School of Public Health, A27, Edward Ford Building, University of Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/jnci/djs528DOI Listing
March 2013

Accuracy of the "traffic light" clinical decision rule for serious bacterial infections in young children with fever: a retrospective cohort study.

BMJ 2013 Feb 13;346:f866. Epub 2013 Feb 13.

Screening and Test Evaluation Program, School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Sydney 2006, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.f866DOI Listing
February 2013

Red flags to screen for malignancy in patients with low-back pain.

Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2013 Feb 28(2):CD008686. Epub 2013 Feb 28.

Institute of Public Health, University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany.

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February 2013

Red flags to screen for vertebral fracture in patients presenting with low-back pain.

Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2013 Jan 31(1):CD008643. Epub 2013 Jan 31.

The George Institute for GlobalHealth, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia.

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January 2013

Meta-analysis of the association of breast cancer subtype and pathologic complete response to neoadjuvant chemotherapy.

Eur J Cancer 2012 Dec 3;48(18):3342-54. Epub 2012 Jul 3.

Screening and Test Evaluation Program, School of Public Health, Sydney Medical School, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ejca.2012.05.023DOI Listing
December 2012

Patients who take their symptoms less seriously are more likely to have colorectal cancer.

BMC Gastroenterol 2012 Sep 22;12:130. Epub 2012 Sep 22.

Prince of Wales Clinical School, Faculty of Medicine, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1471-230X-12-130DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3522996PMC
September 2012

MRI findings are more common in selected patients with acute low back pain than controls?

Eur Spine J 2012 Feb 6;21(2):240-6. Epub 2011 Aug 6.

Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Sydney, PO Box 170, Lidcombe, Sydney, NSW 1825, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00586-011-1955-7DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3265593PMC
February 2012

Control charts demonstrated limited utility for the monitoring of lung function in asthma.

J Clin Epidemiol 2012 Jan 31;65(1):53-61. Epub 2011 Jul 31.

Screening and Test Evaluation Program, Sydney School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Edward Ford Building (A27), Camperdown, NSW 2006, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jclinepi.2011.04.012DOI Listing
January 2012

HER2 discordance between primary breast cancer and its paired metastasis: tumor biology or test artefact? Insights through meta-analysis.

Breast Cancer Res Treat 2011 Oct 23;129(3):659-74. Epub 2011 Jun 23.

Screening and Test Evaluation Program, School of Public Health (A27), Sydney Medical School, University of Sydney, Sydney 2006, Australia.

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October 2011

The value of age and medical history for predicting colorectal cancer and adenomas in people referred for colonoscopy.

BMC Gastroenterol 2011 Sep 8;11:97. Epub 2011 Sep 8.

Prince of Wales Clinical School, Faculty of Medicine, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1471-230X-11-97DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3175197PMC
September 2011

Preoperative ultrasound-guided needle biopsy of axillary nodes in invasive breast cancer: meta-analysis of its accuracy and utility in staging the axilla.

Ann Surg 2011 Aug;254(2):243-51

Screening and Test Evaluation Program, School of Public Health, Sydney Medical School, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/SLA.0b013e31821f1564DOI Listing
August 2011

Ductal carcinoma in situ at core-needle biopsy: meta-analysis of underestimation and predictors of invasive breast cancer.

Radiology 2011 Jul 14;260(1):119-28. Epub 2011 Apr 14.

Screening and Test Evaluation Program, School of Public Health, Sydney Medical School, University of Sydney, Edward Ford Building, Room A27, Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1148/radiol.11102368DOI Listing
July 2011

Determining the impact of informed choice: separating treatment effects from the effects of choice and selection in randomized trials.

Med Decis Making 2011 Mar-Apr;31(2):229-36. Epub 2010 Nov 1.

Screening and Test Evaluation Program, School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia (KJM, RT, PM, SFC, LI)

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0272989X10379919DOI Listing
June 2011

Most bowel cancer symptoms do not indicate colorectal cancer and polyps: a systematic review.

BMC Gastroenterol 2011 May 30;11:65. Epub 2011 May 30.

Prince of Wales Clinical School, Faculty of Medicine, University of NSW, Sydney, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1471-230X-11-65DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3120795PMC
May 2011

When should one adjust for measurement error in baseline variables in observational studies?

Biom J 2011 Feb 14;53(1):28-39. Epub 2011 Jan 14.

Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, 1200 Main St. W., Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/bimj.201000038DOI Listing
February 2011

The development of a quality appraisal tool for studies of diagnostic reliability (QAREL).

J Clin Epidemiol 2010 Aug 13;63(8):854-61. Epub 2010 Jan 13.

School of Biomedical and Health Sciences, University of Western Sydney, Narellan Road, Campbelltown, Sydney, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jclinepi.2009.10.002DOI Listing
August 2010

Appropriate statistical methods are required to assess diagnostic tests for replacement, add-on, and triage.

J Clin Epidemiol 2010 Aug 15;63(8):883-91. Epub 2010 Jan 15.

Screening and Test Evaluation Program, Sydney School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jclinepi.2009.08.024DOI Listing
August 2010

Should response rules be used to decide continued subsidy of very expensive drugs? A checklist for decision makers.

Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 2010 Jan;19(1):99-105

Screening and Test Evaluation Program, School of Public Health, The University of Sydney, Edward Ford Building (A27), NSW 2006, Australia.

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http://doi.wiley.com/10.1002/pds.1868
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January 2010

Does providing previous results change the accuracy of cervical cytology?

Acta Cytol 2009 Nov-Dec;53(6):644-52

Screening and Test Evaluation Program, School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.

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January 2010

Magnetic resonance imaging screening of the contralateral breast in women with newly diagnosed breast cancer: systematic review and meta-analysis of incremental cancer detection and impact on surgical management.

J Clin Oncol 2009 Nov 5;27(33):5640-9. Epub 2009 Oct 5.

Screening and Test Evaluation Program, School of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, and National Health and Medical Research Council Clinical Trials Centre, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia.

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Vitamin D compounds for people with chronic kidney disease requiring dialysis.

Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2009 Oct 7(4):CD005633. Epub 2009 Oct 7.

Renal Division, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Harvard Institute of Medicine, Room 550, 4 Blackfan Street, Boston, MA, USA, 02115.

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Vitamin D compounds for people with chronic kidney disease not requiring dialysis.

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Technical aspects of breast MRI--do they affect outcomes?

Eur Radiol 2009 Jul 27;19(7):1629-38. Epub 2009 Feb 27.

Department of Radiology, University of Cambridge, Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge, CB2 0QQ, UK.

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July 2009

Mixed models showed no need for initial response monitoring after starting antihypertensive therapy.

J Clin Epidemiol 2009 Jun 23;62(6):650-9. Epub 2008 Dec 23.

School of Public Health, The University of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.

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June 2009

Value of routine monitoring of bone mineral density after starting bisphosphonate treatment: secondary analysis of trial data.

BMJ 2009 Jun 23;338:b2266. Epub 2009 Jun 23.

Screening and Test Evaluation Program, School of Public Health, Edward Ford Building (A27), University of Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia.

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Reliability of physical examination for diagnosis of myofascial trigger points: a systematic review of the literature.

Clin J Pain 2009 Jan;25(1):80-9

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HPV testing versus repeat Pap testing for the management of a minor abnormal Pap smear: evaluation of a decision aid to support informed choice.

Patient Educ Couns 2008 Dec 30;73(3):473-9, 481. Epub 2008 Aug 30.

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Assessing new biomarkers and predictive models for use in clinical practice: a clinician's guide.

Arch Intern Med 2008 Nov;168(21):2304-10

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Accuracy and surgical impact of magnetic resonance imaging in breast cancer staging: systematic review and meta-analysis in detection of multifocal and multicentric cancer.

J Clin Oncol 2008 Jul 12;26(19):3248-58. Epub 2008 May 12.

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A self administered reliable questionnaire to assess lower bowel symptoms.

BMC Gastroenterol 2008 Mar 1;8. Epub 2008 Mar 1.

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Use of randomised trials to decide when to monitor response to new treatment.

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Three methods to construct predictive models using logistic regression and likelihood ratios to facilitate adjustment for pretest probability give similar results.

J Clin Epidemiol 2008 Jan 16;61(1):52-63. Epub 2007 Jul 16.

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January 2008

Meta-analysis: vitamin D compounds in chronic kidney disease.

Ann Intern Med 2007 Dec;147(12):840-53

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Cervical cytology reading times: a comparison between ThinPrep Imager and conventional methods.

Diagn Cytopathol 2007 Sep;35(9):550-4

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