Mahyar Etminan

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Country: Canada

Publications

  1. pmc Tamsulosin treatment for benign prostatic hyperplasia and risk of severe hypotension in men aged 40-85 years in the United States: risk window analyses using between and within patient methodology
    Steven T Bird
    Food and Drug Administration, Center for Drug Evaluation and Research, Office of Surveillance and Epidemiology, Department of Epidemiology, Silver Spring, MD, USA
    BMJ 347:f6320. 2013
  2. ncbi Isotretinoin and risk for inflammatory bowel disease: a nested case-control study and meta-analysis of published and unpublished data
    Mahyar Etminan
    Therapeutic Evaluation Unit, Child and Family Research Institute of British Columbia, University of British Columbia, 950W28th Ave, Room A4 195, Vancouver, BC V5Z 4H4, Canada
    JAMA Dermatol 149:216-20. 2013
  3. pmc Beta-blocker use and COPD mortality: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Mahyar Etminan
    Therapeutic Evaluation Unit, British Columbia Provincial Health Services Authority, Vancouver, Canada
    BMC Pulm Med 12:48. 2012
  4. pmc Inflammatory ocular adverse events with the use of oral bisphosphonates: a retrospective cohort study
    Mahyar Etminan
    Therapeutic Evaluation Unit, Pharmaceutical Outcomes Programme, The Child and Family Research Institute, Vancouver, BC
    CMAJ 184:E431-4. 2012
  5. doi Oral fluoroquinolones and the risk of retinal detachment
    Mahyar Etminan
    Therapeutic Evaluation Unit, Child and Family Research Institute of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    JAMA 307:1414-9. 2012
  6. ncbi Irritable bowel syndrome and drospirenone-containing oral contraceptives; a comparative-safety study
    Steven T Bird
    LT United States Public Health Service, DHHS FDA CDER OM CACP, BLDG 22 Rm 3425, 10903 New Hampshire Avenue, Silver Spring, MD 20993, USA
    Curr Drug Saf 7:8-15. 2012
  7. ncbi Use of statins and angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors (ACE-Is) and the risk of age-related macular degeneration: nested case-control study
    Mahyar Etminan
    Centre for Clinical Epidemiology and Evaluation, Vancouver General Hospital, 7 Floor 828 West 10 Ave, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Curr Drug Saf 3:24-6. 2008
  8. pmc The association between drospirenone and hyperkalemia: a comparative-safety study
    Steven T Bird
    Department of Health and Human Services, Food and Drug Administration, Center for Drug Evaluation and Research, Office of Management, CDER Academic Collaboration Program, Silver Spring, MD 20993, USA
    BMC Clin Pharmacol 11:23. 2011
  9. pmc Risk of acute kidney injury associated with the use of fluoroquinolones
    Steven T Bird
    Department of Health and Human Services, Food and Drug Administration, Center for Drug Evaluation and Research, Office of Pharmacovigilance and Epidemiology, Silver Spring, MD, USA
    CMAJ 185:E475-82. 2013
  10. pmc Oral contraceptives and the risk of gallbladder disease: a comparative safety study
    Mahyar Etminan
    Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC
    CMAJ 183:899-904. 2011

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Publications27

  1. pmc Tamsulosin treatment for benign prostatic hyperplasia and risk of severe hypotension in men aged 40-85 years in the United States: risk window analyses using between and within patient methodology
    Steven T Bird
    Food and Drug Administration, Center for Drug Evaluation and Research, Office of Surveillance and Epidemiology, Department of Epidemiology, Silver Spring, MD, USA
    BMJ 347:f6320. 2013
    ..To characterize risk of hypotension requiring admission to hospital in middle aged and older men treated with tamsulosin for benign prostatic hyperplasia...
  2. ncbi Isotretinoin and risk for inflammatory bowel disease: a nested case-control study and meta-analysis of published and unpublished data
    Mahyar Etminan
    Therapeutic Evaluation Unit, Child and Family Research Institute of British Columbia, University of British Columbia, 950W28th Ave, Room A4 195, Vancouver, BC V5Z 4H4, Canada
    JAMA Dermatol 149:216-20. 2013
    ..To examine the association between isotretinoin and the risk for inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) among women of reproductive age...
  3. pmc Beta-blocker use and COPD mortality: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Mahyar Etminan
    Therapeutic Evaluation Unit, British Columbia Provincial Health Services Authority, Vancouver, Canada
    BMC Pulm Med 12:48. 2012
    ..Currently, no systematic review has examined the impact of beta-blockers on mortality in COPD...
  4. pmc Inflammatory ocular adverse events with the use of oral bisphosphonates: a retrospective cohort study
    Mahyar Etminan
    Therapeutic Evaluation Unit, Pharmaceutical Outcomes Programme, The Child and Family Research Institute, Vancouver, BC
    CMAJ 184:E431-4. 2012
    ..There have been several published reports of inflammatory ocular adverse events, mainly uveitis and scleritis, among patients taking oral bisphosphonates. We examined the risk of these adverse events in a pharmacoepidemiologic cohort study...
  5. doi Oral fluoroquinolones and the risk of retinal detachment
    Mahyar Etminan
    Therapeutic Evaluation Unit, Child and Family Research Institute of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    JAMA 307:1414-9. 2012
    ..Fluoroquinolones are commonly prescribed classes of antibiotics. Despite numerous case reports of ocular toxicity, a pharmacoepidemiological study of their ocular safety, particularly retinal detachment, has not been performed...
  6. ncbi Irritable bowel syndrome and drospirenone-containing oral contraceptives; a comparative-safety study
    Steven T Bird
    LT United States Public Health Service, DHHS FDA CDER OM CACP, BLDG 22 Rm 3425, 10903 New Hampshire Avenue, Silver Spring, MD 20993, USA
    Curr Drug Saf 7:8-15. 2012
    ..It is a spironolactone-derivative, and its antimineralocorticoid effects could irritate the gastrointestinal tract leading to symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)...
  7. ncbi Use of statins and angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors (ACE-Is) and the risk of age-related macular degeneration: nested case-control study
    Mahyar Etminan
    Centre for Clinical Epidemiology and Evaluation, Vancouver General Hospital, 7 Floor 828 West 10 Ave, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Curr Drug Saf 3:24-6. 2008
    ..We sought to further explore this association and also explore the role of angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors (ACE-Is) with respect to the development of AMD...
  8. pmc The association between drospirenone and hyperkalemia: a comparative-safety study
    Steven T Bird
    Department of Health and Human Services, Food and Drug Administration, Center for Drug Evaluation and Research, Office of Management, CDER Academic Collaboration Program, Silver Spring, MD 20993, USA
    BMC Clin Pharmacol 11:23. 2011
    ..It is conjectured that drospirenone, taken alone or concomitantly with spironolactone, may be associated with an increased risk of hyperkalemia...
  9. pmc Risk of acute kidney injury associated with the use of fluoroquinolones
    Steven T Bird
    Department of Health and Human Services, Food and Drug Administration, Center for Drug Evaluation and Research, Office of Pharmacovigilance and Epidemiology, Silver Spring, MD, USA
    CMAJ 185:E475-82. 2013
    ..We studied the association between the use of oral fluoroquinolones and acute kidney injury, and we examined interaction with renin-angiotensin-system blockers...
  10. pmc Oral contraceptives and the risk of gallbladder disease: a comparative safety study
    Mahyar Etminan
    Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC
    CMAJ 183:899-904. 2011
    ..We conducted a study to determine the magnitude of this risk compared with other formulations of oral contraceptives...
  11. ncbi Uveitis risk following oral fluoroquinolone therapy: a nested case-control Study
    Farzin Forooghian
    Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Ocul Immunol Inflamm 21:390-3. 2013
    ..To determine the risk of uveitis associated with the use of oral fluoroquinolones...
  12. ncbi Reduction of morbidity and mortality by statins, angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors, and angiotensin receptor blockers in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    G B John Mancini
    Division of Cardiology, Vancouver Hospital, Jack Bell Research Centre, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    J Am Coll Cardiol 47:2554-60. 2006
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  13. ncbi NSAID use and the risk of Parkinson's disease
    Mahyar Etminan
    Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Evaluation, Vancouver Hospital, 828 W 10th Avenue, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Curr Drug Saf 1:223-5. 2006
    ..01]). This effect was not seen with past users (RR=1.18 [95% CI, 0.89-1.59]). Based on the results of our study current users of NSAIDs may be at a slightly higher risk of developing PD. More studies are needed to confirm this finding...
  14. doi Head injury and risk of Parkinson disease: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Siavash Jafari
    Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Mov Disord 28:1222-9. 2013
    ..57 (95% CI, 1.35-1.83). The results of our meta-analysis indicate that a history of head trauma that results in concussion is associated with a higher risk of developing PD. © 2013 Movement Disorder Society. ..
  15. doi Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug use and the risk of Parkinson disease: a retrospective cohort study
    Mahyar Etminan
    Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Evaluation, Vancouver General Hospital, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    J Clin Neurosci 15:576-7. 2008
    ..A time-dependent Cox model was used to estimate adjusted rate ratios for users and non-users of NSAIDs. The results of our study did not show a protective effect of NSAIDs for PD (rate ratio 0.84, 95% CI 0.81-1.09)...
  16. ncbi Use of oral bisphosphonates and the risk of aseptic osteonecrosis: a nested case-control study
    Mahyar Etminan
    Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Evaluation, Vancouver General Hospital, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    J Rheumatol 35:691-5. 2008
    ..To determine whether use of oral bisphosphonates is associated with an increased risk of aseptic osteonecrosis (AON) among a cohort of elderly cardiovascular patients...
  17. doi The association between cataract surgery and atypical antipsychotic use: a nested case-control study
    Kaivon L Pakzad-Vaezi
    Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada Electronic address
    Am J Ophthalmol 156:1141-1146.e1. 2013
    ..To investigate cataract risk associated with the use of atypical antipsychotics...
  18. doi Acetaminophen use and the risk of asthma in children and adults: a systematic review and metaanalysis
    Mahyar Etminan
    Pharmacoepidemiology Unit, Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Evaluation, Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Chest 136:1316-23. 2009
    ..Epidemiologic studies have identified an increased risk of asthma with acetaminophen use, but the results have been conflicting. We sought to quantify the association between acetaminophen use and the risk of asthma in children and adults...
  19. doi Statins in COPD: a systematic review
    Surinder Janda
    Department of Medicine, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Chest 136:734-43. 2009
    ..The objective of this study was to perform a systematic review of the literature evaluating the effect of statin therapy on outcomes in patients with COPD...
  20. doi Combination therapy as initial treatment in glaucoma and suspected glaucoma
    Frederick S Mikelberg
    Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC
    Can J Ophthalmol 47:240-2. 2012
    ..To test this hypothesis, we examined the British Columbia Population DataBase to determine the frequency of prescription of combination eye drops as initial therapy in glaucoma patients or glaucoma suspects...
  21. doi The effect of statins on mortality from severe infections and sepsis: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Surinder Janda
    University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    J Crit Care 25:656.e7-22. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to systematically review the literature on the effect of statins on mortality in patients with infection and/or sepsis...
  22. ncbi Dental amalgam and multiple sclerosis: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Kevin K Aminzadeh
    Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Evaluation, Vancouver Hospital, Vancouver, Canada
    J Public Health Dent 67:64-6. 2007
    ..To explore and quantify the association between amalgam restorations and MS we have conducted a systematic review and meta-analysis of the literature...
  23. ncbi Do angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors or angiotensin II receptor blockers decrease the risk of hospitalization secondary to community-acquired pneumonia? A nested case-control study
    Mahyar Etminan
    Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Evaluation, Vancouver General Hospital, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Pharmacotherapy 26:479-82. 2006
    ..In addition, the putative protection against pneumonia may instead be related to general inhibition of the renin-angiotensin system...
  24. ncbi Inhaled corticosteroids and the risk of fractures in older adults: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Mahyar Etminan
    Centre for Clinical Epidemiology and Evaluation, Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Drug Saf 31:409-14. 2008
    ..Recent studies that have attempted to explore this risk have had conflicting results. We sought to explore the risk of ICS and fractures among older adults by conducting a systematic review and meta-analysis of the literature...
  25. doi Tattooing and the risk of transmission of hepatitis C: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Siavash Jafari
    Community Medicine, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Int J Infect Dis 14:e928-40. 2010
    ..In this systematic literature review we sought to determine whether tattooing is a risk factor for the transmission of hepatitis C...
  26. doi Use of topiramate and risk of glaucoma: a case-control study
    Mahyar Etminan
    Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Evaluation, Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute, Canada
    Am J Ophthalmol 153:827-30. 2012
    ..To examine the possible link of acute-onset glaucoma with topiramate...
  27. ncbi Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors and the risk of cataracts: a nested case-control study
    Mahyar Etminan
    Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Evaluation, Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute, Vancouver, Canada
    Ophthalmology 117:1251-5. 2010
    ..This study sought to quantify the risk of cataracts with SSRIs by conducting a pharmacoepidemiologic study using the linked administrative databases in the province of Quebec, Canada...