Irwin R Walker

Summary

Affiliation: McMaster University
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. pmc A review of randomized controlled trials comparing the effectiveness of hand held computers with paper methods for data collection
    Shannon J Lane
    Department of Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 6:23. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Comparing hand-held computers and paper diaries for haemophilia home therapy: a randomized trial
    I Walker
    Department of Medicine McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    Haemophilia 10:698-704. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Canadian multicenter pilot trial of haploidentical donor transplantation
    Irwin Walker
    McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Blood Cells Mol Dis 33:222-6. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Developing a tracking system for coagulation factor concentrates in southern Ontario
    Irwin R Walker
    McMaster University Medical Center, 1200 Main St West, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, L8N 3Z5, USA
    Transfusion 43:556-62. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint Trends in the utilization and wastage of coagulation factor concentrates: the application of a regional tracking programme
    D M Arnold
    Department of Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    Haemophilia 13:271-8. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Handheld computers and paper diaries for documenting the use of factor concentrates used in haemophilia home therapy: a qualitative study
    E Arnold
    Department of Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    Haemophilia 11:216-26. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint A randomized multicenter comparison of bone marrow and peripheral blood in recipients of matched sibling allogeneic transplants for myeloid malignancies
    Stephen Couban
    Department of Medicine, Dalhousie University and Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Centre, Halifax, NS, Canada
    Blood 100:1525-31. 2002
  8. ncbi request reprint A prospective, non-randomised phase 1-2 trial of VACOP-B with filgrastim support for HIV-related non-Hodgkin's lymphoma
    Carol Anne Sawka
    Toronto Sunnybrook Regional Cancer Centre, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Biotechnol Annu Rev 11:381-9. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint A randomized controlled trial comparing the frequency of acute reactions to plasma-removed platelets and prestorage WBC-reduced platelets
    Nancy M Heddle
    Department of Pathology, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Transfusion 42:556-66. 2002
  10. ncbi request reprint Mortality rates and causes of death among all HIV-positive individuals with hemophilia in Canada over 21 years of follow-up
    Donald M Arnold
    McMaster University Medical Center, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    Blood 108:460-4. 2006

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Publications14

  1. pmc A review of randomized controlled trials comparing the effectiveness of hand held computers with paper methods for data collection
    Shannon J Lane
    Department of Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 6:23. 2006
    ..Handheld computers are increasingly favoured over paper and pencil methods to capture data in clinical research...
  2. ncbi request reprint Comparing hand-held computers and paper diaries for haemophilia home therapy: a randomized trial
    I Walker
    Department of Medicine McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    Haemophilia 10:698-704. 2004
    ..Although hand-held computers did not result in increased accuracy, errors could be detected and corrected more rapidly. Electronic data can more easily be verified, analysed and summarized than that from paper diaries...
  3. ncbi request reprint Canadian multicenter pilot trial of haploidentical donor transplantation
    Irwin Walker
    McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Blood Cells Mol Dis 33:222-6. 2004
    ..Canadian multicenter pilot study of haploidentical donor...
  4. ncbi request reprint Developing a tracking system for coagulation factor concentrates in southern Ontario
    Irwin R Walker
    McMaster University Medical Center, 1200 Main St West, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, L8N 3Z5, USA
    Transfusion 43:556-62. 2003
    ..This study describes the development of a verifiable and comprehensive regional tracking system for coagulation factor concentrates...
  5. ncbi request reprint Trends in the utilization and wastage of coagulation factor concentrates: the application of a regional tracking programme
    D M Arnold
    Department of Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    Haemophilia 13:271-8. 2007
    ..Utilization of coagulation factor concentrates increased steadily during the study period. A regional programme to track utilization is feasible and may be used to describe trends, assist planning, and reduce costs by minimizing wastage...
  6. ncbi request reprint Handheld computers and paper diaries for documenting the use of factor concentrates used in haemophilia home therapy: a qualitative study
    E Arnold
    Department of Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    Haemophilia 11:216-26. 2005
    ..In addition, given the evidence of both patients' preference for handheld computers, and the effectiveness of this approach documented in an RCT, switching to handheld computers is likely to improve record keeping...
  7. ncbi request reprint A randomized multicenter comparison of bone marrow and peripheral blood in recipients of matched sibling allogeneic transplants for myeloid malignancies
    Stephen Couban
    Department of Medicine, Dalhousie University and Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Centre, Halifax, NS, Canada
    Blood 100:1525-31. 2002
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint A prospective, non-randomised phase 1-2 trial of VACOP-B with filgrastim support for HIV-related non-Hodgkin's lymphoma
    Carol Anne Sawka
    Toronto Sunnybrook Regional Cancer Centre, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Biotechnol Annu Rev 11:381-9. 2005
    ..After completion of therapy, 14 patients had a complete response (30%), and 4 had a partial response (8%). Median time to progression was 9 months. At 42 months, progression-free survival was 25% and overall survival was 28%...
  9. ncbi request reprint A randomized controlled trial comparing the frequency of acute reactions to plasma-removed platelets and prestorage WBC-reduced platelets
    Nancy M Heddle
    Department of Pathology, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Transfusion 42:556-66. 2002
    ..This study evaluates the effectiveness of plasma removal and two methods of prestorage WBC reduction for preventing acute reactions to platelets...
  10. ncbi request reprint Mortality rates and causes of death among all HIV-positive individuals with hemophilia in Canada over 21 years of follow-up
    Donald M Arnold
    McMaster University Medical Center, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    Blood 108:460-4. 2006
    ..There were 1134 HCV-positive individuals, of whom only 444 (39.2%) were also HIV-positive. Liver disease is a growing health concern among many hemophiliacs, not only those who are HIV-positive...
  11. doi request reprint Cardiac surgery in patients with haemophilia B: a case report and review of the literature
    E F Krakow
    Department of Pathology and Molecular Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, USA
    Haemophilia 15:108-13. 2009
    ..We also provide a review of the current literature on cardiac surgery in patients with haemophilia B...
  12. ncbi request reprint A detailed comparison of the performance of the standard versus the Nijmegen modification of the Bethesda assay in detecting factor VIII:C inhibitors in the haemophilia A population of Canada. Association of Hemophilia Centre Directors of Canada. Factor V
    A R Giles
    AHCDC Factor VIII Inhibitor Reference Laboratory Kingston General Hospital, Ontario, Canada
    Thromb Haemost 79:872-5. 1998
    ....
  13. doi request reprint Undetected factor VIII in a patient with type 3 von Willebrands disease mistaken as severe haemophilia A
    A M Mullah-Ali
    Department of Pediatric Hematology Oncology, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    Haemophilia 15:1258-61. 2009
    ..A total absence of FVIII:C has never been reported in type 3 VWD. This case illustrates the effect of severe von Willebrand factor (VWF) deficiency on the factor VIII level...
  14. ncbi request reprint Efficacy and safety of the factor VIII/von Willebrand factor concentrate, haemate-P/humate-P: ristocetin cofactor unit dosing in patients with von Willebrand disease
    D Lillicrap
    Department of Pathology, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    Thromb Haemost 87:224-30. 2002
    ..The findings in this study confirm the safety and efficacy of Haemate-P/Humate-P using VWF:RCo dosing in pediatric and adult patients with various types of VWD...