Alexander Tsertsvadze

Summary

Affiliation: Ottawa Health Research Institute
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. pmc A systematic review and meta-analysis of efficacy, cost-effectiveness, and safety of selected complementary and alternative medicine for neck and low-back pain
    Andrea D Furlan
    Clinical Epidemiology Methods Centre, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, University of Ottawa Evidence Based Practice Center, Box 208, Ottawa, ON, Canada K1H 8L6
    Evid Based Complement Alternat Med 2012:953139. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Oral sildenafil citrate (viagra) for erectile dysfunction: a systematic review and meta-analysis of harms
    Alexander Tsertsvadze
    Clinical Epidemiology Program, Ottawa Health Research Institute, Box 208, 501 Smyth Rd, Ottawa K1H 8L6, Ontario, Canada
    Urology 74:831-836.e8. 2009
  3. doi request reprint Updating comparative effectiveness reviews: current efforts in AHRQ's Effective Health Care Program
    Alexander Tsertsvadze
    University of Ottawa Evidence Based Practice Center, Clinical Epidemiology Methods Centre, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada K1H 8L6
    J Clin Epidemiol 64:1208-15. 2011
  4. doi request reprint Oral phosphodiesterase-5 inhibitors and hormonal treatments for erectile dysfunction: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Alexander Tsertsvadze
    Ottawa Health Research Institute, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Ann Intern Med 151:650-61. 2009
  5. pmc Interactions of commonly used dietary supplements with cardiovascular drugs: a systematic review
    Salmaan Kanji
    Ottawa Methods Centre, Clinical Epidemiology Program, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, University of Ottawa Evidence Based Practice Center, Ottawa, ON, Canada
    Syst Rev 1:26. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Systematic review: comparative effectiveness and harms of combination therapy and monotherapy for dyslipidemia
    Mukul Sharma
    University of Ottawa, Clinical Epidemiology Program, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, Institute, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Ann Intern Med 151:622-30. 2009
  7. pmc Effectiveness of terbutaline pump for the prevention of preterm birth. A systematic review and meta-analysis
    Laura M Gaudet
    Evidence Based Practice Center, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    PLoS ONE 7:e31679. 2012
  8. pmc An evaluation of the completeness of safety reporting in reports of complementary and alternative medicine trials
    Lucy Ann Turner
    Ottawa Methods Centre, Clinical Epidemiology Program, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, Ottawa Hospital, Ontario, Canada
    BMC Complement Altern Med 11:67. 2011
  9. pmc Updating systematic reviews: an international survey
    Chantelle Garritty
    The Ottawa Methods Centre, Clinical Epidemiology Program, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, Ottawa, Canada
    PLoS ONE 5:e9914. 2010
  10. pmc A surveillance system to assess the need for updating systematic reviews
    Nadera Ahmadzai
    Knowledge Synthesis Group, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, Clinical Epidemiology Program, Center for Practice Changing Research, 501 Smyth Road, Ottawa, ON K1H 8L6, Canada
    Syst Rev 2:104. 2013

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Publications10

  1. pmc A systematic review and meta-analysis of efficacy, cost-effectiveness, and safety of selected complementary and alternative medicine for neck and low-back pain
    Andrea D Furlan
    Clinical Epidemiology Methods Centre, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, University of Ottawa Evidence Based Practice Center, Box 208, Ottawa, ON, Canada K1H 8L6
    Evid Based Complement Alternat Med 2012:953139. 2012
    ..None of the CAM treatments was shown systematically as superior to one another. More efforts are needed to improve the conduct and reporting of studies of CAM treatments...
  2. doi request reprint Oral sildenafil citrate (viagra) for erectile dysfunction: a systematic review and meta-analysis of harms
    Alexander Tsertsvadze
    Clinical Epidemiology Program, Ottawa Health Research Institute, Box 208, 501 Smyth Rd, Ottawa K1H 8L6, Ontario, Canada
    Urology 74:831-836.e8. 2009
    ..To summarize and compare evidence on harms in sildenafil- and placebo-treated men with erectile dysfunction (ED) in a systematic review and meta-analysis...
  3. doi request reprint Updating comparative effectiveness reviews: current efforts in AHRQ's Effective Health Care Program
    Alexander Tsertsvadze
    University of Ottawa Evidence Based Practice Center, Clinical Epidemiology Methods Centre, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada K1H 8L6
    J Clin Epidemiol 64:1208-15. 2011
    ..To review the current knowledge and efforts on updating systematic reviews (SRs) as applied to comparative effectiveness reviews (CERs)...
  4. doi request reprint Oral phosphodiesterase-5 inhibitors and hormonal treatments for erectile dysfunction: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Alexander Tsertsvadze
    Ottawa Health Research Institute, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Ann Intern Med 151:650-61. 2009
    ..Erectile dysfunction (ED) is a common male sexual disorder. The relative benefits and harms of pharmacologic therapies for ED, as well as the value of hormonal testing in men with ED, are uncertain...
  5. pmc Interactions of commonly used dietary supplements with cardiovascular drugs: a systematic review
    Salmaan Kanji
    Ottawa Methods Centre, Clinical Epidemiology Program, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, University of Ottawa Evidence Based Practice Center, Ottawa, ON, Canada
    Syst Rev 1:26. 2012
    ..Many patients on cardiovascular drugs take dietary supplements for presumed benefits and may be at risk for adverse supplement-drug interactions...
  6. doi request reprint Systematic review: comparative effectiveness and harms of combination therapy and monotherapy for dyslipidemia
    Mukul Sharma
    University of Ottawa, Clinical Epidemiology Program, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, Institute, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Ann Intern Med 151:622-30. 2009
    ..Statin therapy effectively prevents vascular disease, but treatment targets are often not achieved...
  7. pmc Effectiveness of terbutaline pump for the prevention of preterm birth. A systematic review and meta-analysis
    Laura M Gaudet
    Evidence Based Practice Center, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    PLoS ONE 7:e31679. 2012
    ..The effectiveness and safety of this maintenance tocolysis have not been clearly established. We aimed to systematically evaluate the effectiveness and safety of subcutaneous (SQ) terbutaline infusion by pump for maintenance tocolysis...
  8. pmc An evaluation of the completeness of safety reporting in reports of complementary and alternative medicine trials
    Lucy Ann Turner
    Ottawa Methods Centre, Clinical Epidemiology Program, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, Ottawa Hospital, Ontario, Canada
    BMC Complement Altern Med 11:67. 2011
    ..The objectives of this study are to assess the quality of safety reporting in CAM RCTs; to explore the influence of different trial characteristics on the quality of safety reporting...
  9. pmc Updating systematic reviews: an international survey
    Chantelle Garritty
    The Ottawa Methods Centre, Clinical Epidemiology Program, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, Ottawa, Canada
    PLoS ONE 5:e9914. 2010
    ..However, little guidance is available about when and how to update SRs. Moreover, the updating policies and practices of organizations that commission or produce SRs are unclear...
  10. pmc A surveillance system to assess the need for updating systematic reviews
    Nadera Ahmadzai
    Knowledge Synthesis Group, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, Clinical Epidemiology Program, Center for Practice Changing Research, 501 Smyth Road, Ottawa, ON K1H 8L6, Canada
    Syst Rev 2:104. 2013
    ..This report describes the development and initial results of a surveillance system to assess SRs produced by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) Evidence-based Practice Center (EPC) Program...