George Ioannidis

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Country: Canada

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Glucocorticoids predict 10-year fragility fracture risk in a population-based ambulatory cohort of men and women: Canadian Multicentre Osteoporosis Study (CaMos)
    George Ioannidis
    Faculty of Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    Arch Osteoporos 9:169. 2014
  2. pmc Osteoporosis in Canadian adult cystic fibrosis patients: a descriptive study
    Christine Brenckmann
    Department of Community Health and Epidemiology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, B3H 4H7, Canada
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 4:13. 2003
  3. pmc The osteoporosis care gap in Canada
    A Papaioannou
    Department of Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 5:11. 2004
  4. pmc Optimizing care in osteoporosis: the Canadian quality circle project
    George Ioannidis
    Department of Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 9:130. 2008
  5. pmc Canadian Quality Circle pilot project in osteoporosis: rationale, methods, and feasibility
    George Ioannidis
    McMaster University in Hamilton, Ont
    Can Fam Physician 53:1694-700. 2007
  6. pmc Relation between fractures and mortality: results from the Canadian Multicentre Osteoporosis Study
    George Ioannidis
    Department of Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ont
    CMAJ 181:265-71. 2009
  7. pmc The utilization of appropriate osteoporosis medications improves following a multifaceted educational intervention: the Canadian quality circle project (CQC)
    George Ioannidis
    Department of Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada
    BMC Med Educ 9:54. 2009
  8. pmc Longitudinal analysis of vertebral fracture and BMD in a Canadian cohort of adult cystic fibrosis patients
    Alexandra Papaioannou
    Department of Medicine, McMaster University, 1200 Main St W, Hamilton ON, L8N 3Z5, Canada
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 9:125. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Determinants of health-related quality of life in women with vertebral fractures
    Alexandra Papaioannou
    Department of Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Osteoporos Int 17:355-63. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint What is the number of older Canadians needed to screen by measurement of bone density to detect an undiagnosed case of osteoporosis? a population-based study from CaMos
    Anna M Sawka
    Department of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Clin Densitom 9:413-8. 2006

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  1. doi request reprint Glucocorticoids predict 10-year fragility fracture risk in a population-based ambulatory cohort of men and women: Canadian Multicentre Osteoporosis Study (CaMos)
    George Ioannidis
    Faculty of Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    Arch Osteoporos 9:169. 2014
    ..Results showed that GC treatment is associated with increased 10-year incident fracture risk in ambulatory men and women across Canada...
  2. pmc Osteoporosis in Canadian adult cystic fibrosis patients: a descriptive study
    Christine Brenckmann
    Department of Community Health and Epidemiology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, B3H 4H7, Canada
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 4:13. 2003
    ..Cystic fibrosis is the most common fatal autosomal recessive genetic disease in the Caucasian population. Osteoporosis is increasingly being recognised as an important complication in people with cystic fibrosis...
  3. pmc The osteoporosis care gap in Canada
    A Papaioannou
    Department of Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 5:11. 2004
    ..However, the extent to which patients who fracture are assessed and treated for osteoporosis is not clear...
  4. pmc Optimizing care in osteoporosis: the Canadian quality circle project
    George Ioannidis
    Department of Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 9:130. 2008
    ....
  5. pmc Canadian Quality Circle pilot project in osteoporosis: rationale, methods, and feasibility
    George Ioannidis
    McMaster University in Hamilton, Ont
    Can Fam Physician 53:1694-700. 2007
    ..PROBLEM ADDRESSED Family physicians are not adequately following the 2002 Osteoporosis Canada guidelines for providing optimal care to patients with osteoporosis...
  6. pmc Relation between fractures and mortality: results from the Canadian Multicentre Osteoporosis Study
    George Ioannidis
    Department of Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ont
    CMAJ 181:265-71. 2009
    ..Fractures have largely been assessed by their impact on quality of life or health care costs. We conducted this study to evaluate the relation between fractures and mortality...
  7. pmc The utilization of appropriate osteoporosis medications improves following a multifaceted educational intervention: the Canadian quality circle project (CQC)
    George Ioannidis
    Department of Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada
    BMC Med Educ 9:54. 2009
    ..However, appropriate therapy utilization of the disease remains suboptimal. Thus, the objective of the study was to change physicians' therapy administration behavior in accordance with the Osteoporosis Canada 2002 guidelines...
  8. pmc Longitudinal analysis of vertebral fracture and BMD in a Canadian cohort of adult cystic fibrosis patients
    Alexandra Papaioannou
    Department of Medicine, McMaster University, 1200 Main St W, Hamilton ON, L8N 3Z5, Canada
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 9:125. 2008
    ..In this study, we examined longitudinal change in bone mineral density (BMD) and the prevalence of vertebral fractures in adult CF patients, without lung-transplant, attending a Canadian specialty clinic...
  9. ncbi request reprint Determinants of health-related quality of life in women with vertebral fractures
    Alexandra Papaioannou
    Department of Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Osteoporos Int 17:355-63. 2006
    ..We demonstrated that several modifiable factors influence HRQL in patients with vertebral fractures, and physicians should be aware of these and other markers of reduced HRQL to enhance patient care...
  10. ncbi request reprint What is the number of older Canadians needed to screen by measurement of bone density to detect an undiagnosed case of osteoporosis? a population-based study from CaMos
    Anna M Sawka
    Department of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Clin Densitom 9:413-8. 2006
    ..9%, 97.0%; 68 of 73) were not aware of it. Thus, the minimum NNS by BMD testing to detect one previously undiagnosed case of osteoporosis in Canada is: 6 women aged >or=65 yr, 13 men aged >or=65 yr, and 10 men aged >or=70 yr...
  11. pmc Changes in trabecular bone microarchitecture in postmenopausal women with and without type 2 diabetes: a two year longitudinal study
    Janet M Pritchard
    Faculty of Health Sciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 14:114. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to compare two year changes in trabecular bone microarchitecture in women with and without type 2 diabetes...
  12. pmc Evaluation of easily measured risk factors in the prediction of osteoporotic fractures
    Robert Bensen
    Medical Science, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 6:47. 2005
    ..As few premonitory symptoms for fracture exist, it is of critical importance that physicians effectively and efficiently identify individuals at increased fracture risk...
  13. doi request reprint Family physicians' personal and practice characteristics that are associated with improved utilization of bone mineral density testing and osteoporosis medication prescribing
    George Ioannidis
    Department of Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Popul Health Manag 12:131-8. 2009
    ..The education of both clinicians and policy makers regarding these new insights may translate to enhanced individual practices and an improved overall health care system to optimize the environment for managing osteoporosis...
  14. ncbi request reprint Are there differences between men and women prescribed bisphosphonate therapy in canadian subspecialty osteoporosis practices?
    Anna M Sawka
    McMaster University, St Joseph s Healthcare, Centre for Evaluation of Medicines, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Rheumatol 31:1993-5. 2004
    ..To determine if there are differences between men and women referred for treatment of osteoporosis in Canada...
  15. doi request reprint Multisite quantitative ultrasound for the prediction of fractures over 5 years of follow-up: the Canadian Multicentre Osteoporosis Study
    Wojciech P Olszynski
    Department of Medicine, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK, Canada
    J Bone Miner Res 28:2027-34. 2013
    ..mQUS provided significant 5-year clinical fracture prediction in women, independent of bone mineral density and other significant risk factors for fracture, when measured at the distal radius and tibia sites...
  16. ncbi request reprint Risk factors associated with incident clinical vertebral and nonvertebral fractures in postmenopausal women: the Canadian Multicentre Osteoporosis Study (CaMos)
    Alexandra Papaioannou
    Department of Medicine, St Joseph s Hospital, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Osteoporos Int 16:568-78. 2005
    ..Furthermore, various anthropometric measures, disease conditions, and medications are associated with a new fracture. Identifying postmenopausal women at risk is important given that fracture prevention therapies are now available...
  17. pmc Adverse events, bone mineral density and discontinuation associated with generic alendronate among postmenopausal women previously tolerant of brand alendronate: a retrospective cohort study
    Daniel T Grima
    Center for Osteoporosis and Arthritis Research and Education COARE, 1185 Rushbrooke Dr, Oakville, ON, L6 M 1H8, Canada
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 11:68. 2010
    ..The objective of our study was to quantify changes in AE rates and BMD scores, as well as associated alendronate discontinuation among patients before and after switch from brand to generic alendronate...
  18. ncbi request reprint The natural progression of health-related quality of life: results of a five-year prospective study of SF-36 scores in a normative population
    Wilma M Hopman
    Clinical Research Centre, Kingston General Hospital and Department of Community Health and Epidemiology, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, K7L 2V7, Canada
    Qual Life Res 15:527-36. 2006
    ..Such norms are important to establish, because the effect of any intervention may be confounded by changes due to the natural progression of HRQOL over time...
  19. pmc An interdisciplinary knowledge translation intervention in long-term care: study protocol for the vitamin D and osteoporosis study (ViDOS) pilot cluster randomized controlled trial
    Courtney C Kennedy
    Department of Medicine, McMaster University, 1280 Main Street West, Hamilton, Ontario L8S 4K1, Canada
    Implement Sci 7:48. 2012
    ..This protocol describes the evaluation of a multifaceted, interdisciplinary KT intervention aimed at integrating evidence-based osteoporosis and fracture prevention strategies into LTC care processes...
  20. doi request reprint Alendronate once weekly for the prevention and treatment of bone loss in Canadian adult cystic fibrosis patients (CFOS trial)
    Alexandra Papaioannou
    Department of Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton Health Sciences, Chedoke Site, Building 74, 1200 Main St West, Hamilton, ON, Canada L8N 3Z5
    Chest 134:794-800. 2008
    ..A multicenter, randomized, controlled trial was conducted to assess the efficacy, tolerability, and safety of therapy with oral alendronate (FOSAMAX; Merck; Whitehouse Station, NJ) in adults with CF and low bone mass...
  21. doi request reprint Association of larger holes in the trabecular bone at the distal radius in postmenopausal women with type 2 diabetes mellitus compared to controls
    Janet M Pritchard
    McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) 64:83-91. 2012
    ..The study objective was to compare trabecular bone microarchitecture of postmenopausal women with type 2 DM and women without type 2 DM...
  22. pmc A randomized controlled trial of vitamin D dosing strategies after acute hip fracture: no advantage of loading doses over daily supplementation
    Alexandra Papaioannou
    McMaster University, HHSC, St Peter s Hospital Juravinski Research Centre, 88 Maplewood Avenue Hamilton, ON L8M 1W9, Canada
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 12:135. 2011
    ..The primary aim of our study was to examine whether large loading doses in addition to daily vitamin D offered any advantage over a simple daily low-dose vitamin D regimen for increasing vitamin D levels...
  23. ncbi request reprint What predicts early fracture or bone loss on bisphosphonate therapy?
    Anna M Sawka
    McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, CA
    J Clin Densitom 6:315-22. 2003
    ..13, 0.62, p = 0.002). In conclusion, early fracture on bisphosphonate therapy is most strongly predicted by a previous history of fracture and early bone loss is most strongly predicted by the potency of the prescribed bisphosphonate...
  24. pmc Validation of the GALS musculoskeletal screening exam for use in primary care: a pilot study
    Karen A Beattie
    Department of Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 9:115. 2008
    ..The secondary goal was to examine the incidence of MSK disorders and assess the frequency with which new diagnoses not previously documented in patients' charts were identified...
  25. ncbi request reprint Adherence to bisphosphonates and hormone replacement therapy in a tertiary care setting of patients in the CANDOO database
    Alexandra Papaioannou
    Department of Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Osteoporos Int 14:808-13. 2003
    ..In conclusion, alendronate users were more likely to discontinue therapy than etidronate users over the follow-up period. Potential barriers to long-term patient adherence to osteoporosis therapies need to be evaluated...
  26. doi request reprint MR imaging of the spine and sacroiliac joints for spondyloarthritis: influence on clinical diagnostic confidence and patient management
    Raj Carmona
    Departments of Rheumatology and Diagnostic Imaging, St Joseph s Healthcare, 50 Charlton Ave East, Hamilton, ON, Canada L8N 2A6 Division of Rheumatology and Department of Radiology, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ont, Canada
    Radiology 269:208-15. 2013
    ..To quantify the effect of magnetic resonance (MR) imaging of the spine and sacroiliac joints on clinical diagnostic confidence and to determine if MR imaging affects treatment of patients with axial spondyloarthritis...
  27. pmc What are the beliefs, attitudes and practices of front-line staff in long-term care (LTC) facilities related to osteoporosis awareness, management and fracture prevention?
    Arthur N Lau
    Division of Rheumatology and Department of Medicine, St, Joseph s Healthcare and McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    BMC Geriatr 10:73. 2010
    ..A secondary question assessed was the nurse's and PSW's attitudes and beliefs regarding the role and benefits of vitamin D for LTC patients...
  28. pmc The current practice of screening, prevention, and treatment of androgen-deprivation-therapy induced osteoporosis in patients with prostate cancer
    Humaid O Al-Shamsi
    Division of Medical Oncology, Department of Medicine, Juravinski Cancer Centre, McMaster University Hamilton Health Sciences, Hamilton, ON, Canada L8V 5C2
    J Oncol 2012:958596. 2012
    ..We suggest baseline measurement of BMD at the initiation of ADT with periodic reassessment during therapy...
  29. ncbi request reprint The impact of fragility fracture on health-related quality of life : the importance of antifracture therapy
    Ted Xenodemetropoulos
    St Joseph s Healthcare, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Drugs Aging 21:711-30. 2004
    ..Information collected by HR-QOL instruments may provide new insight as to how to improve quality of life for patients with fractures and how to properly allocate healthcare spending...
  30. doi request reprint Clinical risk factors for fracture in diabetes: a matched cohort analysis
    Lisa Ann Fraser
    Department of Medicine, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    J Clin Densitom 14:416-21. 2011
    ..1). Diabetes is a risk factor for major fracture. The ability of traditional CRFs to predict osteoporotic fractures is not influenced by the diagnosis of diabetes...
  31. doi request reprint Impact of a mandatory geriatric medicine clerkship on the care of older acute medical patients: a retrospective cohort study
    Joye St Onge
    Division of Geriatrics, Department of Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    BMC Med Educ 13:168. 2013
    ..We aimed to determine whether completion of a mandatory geriatrics rotation changed the clinical behaviors of clerks caring for older patients admitted to a medical clinical teaching unit...
  32. doi request reprint The utility of multidetector computed tomography for detection of parathyroid disease in the setting of primary hyperparathyroidism
    Dorota D Linda
    Department of Radiology, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Can Assoc Radiol J 63:100-8. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the accuracy of multidetector computed tomography (MDCT) in the detection of parathyroid adenoma and hyperplasia in the setting of primary hyperparathyroidism...
  33. ncbi request reprint Are oral bisphosphonates effective in improving lumbar bone mineral density in breast cancer survivors with osteopenia or osteoporosis?
    Anna M Sawka
    Department of Medicine, St Joseph s Healthcare and McMaster University, Hamilton ON
    J Obstet Gynaecol Can 27:759-64. 2005
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