Linda Rabeneck

Summary

Affiliation: Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. pmc Cancer Care Ontario Colonoscopy Standards: standards and evidentiary base
    L Rabeneck
    Cancer Care Ontario, Toronto, Canada
    Can J Gastroenterol 21:5D-24D. 2007
  2. doi request reprint Cancer Care Ontario guaiac fecal occult blood test (FOBT) laboratory standards: evidentiary base and recommendations
    Linda Rabeneck
    Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Odette Cancer Centre, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, 2075 Bayview Ave T2 025, Toronto, ON, Canada M4N3M5
    Clin Biochem 41:1289-305. 2008
  3. doi request reprint Endoscopist specialty is associated with incident colorectal cancer after a negative colonoscopy
    Linda Rabeneck
    Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 8:275-9. 2010
  4. doi request reprint Bleeding and perforation after outpatient colonoscopy and their risk factors in usual clinical practice
    Linda Rabeneck
    Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Gastroenterology 135:1899-1906, 1906.e1. 2008
  5. doi request reprint Association between colonoscopy rates and colorectal cancer mortality
    Linda Rabeneck
    Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Gastroenterol 105:1627-32. 2010
  6. pmc Fecal occult blood testing: people in Ontario are unaware of it and not ready for it
    Paul Ritvo
    Cancer Care Ontario, Division of Preventive Oncology, 620 University Ave, Toronto, ON M5G 2L7
    Can Fam Physician 55:176-177.e4. 2009
  7. pmc Factors associated with colonoscopy performed in nonhospital settings
    Othman Alharbi
    Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, Sunnybrook Health Services Centre, Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Can J Gastroenterol 24:419-24. 2010
  8. pmc Multistate models for comparing trends in hospitalizations among young adult survivors of colorectal cancer and matched controls
    Rinku Sutradhar
    Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, 2075 Bayview Avenue, Toronto, ON M4N 3M5, Canada
    BMC Health Serv Res 12:353. 2012
  9. pmc ColonCancerCheck Primary Care Invitation Pilot project: family physician perceptions
    Jill Tinmouth
    Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, 2075 Bayview Ave, Room HG40, Toronto, ON M4N 3M5
    Can Fam Physician 58:e570-7. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Rates of complete colonic evaluation after incomplete colonoscopy and their associated factors: a population-based study
    Randy Rizek
    Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    Med Care 47:48-52. 2009

Detail Information

Publications55

  1. pmc Cancer Care Ontario Colonoscopy Standards: standards and evidentiary base
    L Rabeneck
    Cancer Care Ontario, Toronto, Canada
    Can J Gastroenterol 21:5D-24D. 2007
    ..The recommendations will form the basis of the quality assurance program for colonoscopy delivered in support of Ontario's CRC screening program...
  2. doi request reprint Cancer Care Ontario guaiac fecal occult blood test (FOBT) laboratory standards: evidentiary base and recommendations
    Linda Rabeneck
    Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Odette Cancer Centre, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, 2075 Bayview Ave T2 025, Toronto, ON, Canada M4N3M5
    Clin Biochem 41:1289-305. 2008
    ..To evaluate the evidence concerning gFOBT kits and to develop gFOBT standards to be implemented by the Ontario Colorectal Cancer (CRC) Screening Program (the "Program")...
  3. doi request reprint Endoscopist specialty is associated with incident colorectal cancer after a negative colonoscopy
    Linda Rabeneck
    Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 8:275-9. 2010
    ..However, CRCs do occur in individuals after a negative colonoscopy. We investigated whether the colonoscopy volume and specialty of the endoscopists who perform the exam are associated with CRC after a negative complete colonoscopy...
  4. doi request reprint Bleeding and perforation after outpatient colonoscopy and their risk factors in usual clinical practice
    Linda Rabeneck
    Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Gastroenterology 135:1899-1906, 1906.e1. 2008
    ..Our objectives were to evaluate the rates of bleeding, perforation, and death associated with outpatient colonoscopy and their risk factors in a population-based study...
  5. doi request reprint Association between colonoscopy rates and colorectal cancer mortality
    Linda Rabeneck
    Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Gastroenterol 105:1627-32. 2010
    ..Our objective was to evaluate the association between regional colonoscopy rates and death from colorectal cancer (CRC)...
  6. pmc Fecal occult blood testing: people in Ontario are unaware of it and not ready for it
    Paul Ritvo
    Cancer Care Ontario, Division of Preventive Oncology, 620 University Ave, Toronto, ON M5G 2L7
    Can Fam Physician 55:176-177.e4. 2009
    ..To determine factors that influence awareness of, and readiness to undergo, fecal occult blood testing (FOBT) for colorectal cancer (CRC) screening...
  7. pmc Factors associated with colonoscopy performed in nonhospital settings
    Othman Alharbi
    Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, Sunnybrook Health Services Centre, Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Can J Gastroenterol 24:419-24. 2010
    ..Regulation of these facilities is variable, and concerns regarding the quality of procedures in nonhospital (NH) settings have been raised. Further study is needed to better understand endoscopic practice in these facilities...
  8. pmc Multistate models for comparing trends in hospitalizations among young adult survivors of colorectal cancer and matched controls
    Rinku Sutradhar
    Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, 2075 Bayview Avenue, Toronto, ON M4N 3M5, Canada
    BMC Health Serv Res 12:353. 2012
    ..A large percentage of these patients live at least 5 years after diagnosis, but it is unknown whether their rate of hospitalizations after this 5-year mark is comparable to the general population...
  9. pmc ColonCancerCheck Primary Care Invitation Pilot project: family physician perceptions
    Jill Tinmouth
    Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, 2075 Bayview Ave, Room HG40, Toronto, ON M4N 3M5
    Can Fam Physician 58:e570-7. 2012
    ..This information will be used to guide program strategies for increasing screening uptake...
  10. doi request reprint Rates of complete colonic evaluation after incomplete colonoscopy and their associated factors: a population-based study
    Randy Rizek
    Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    Med Care 47:48-52. 2009
    ..With the increasing use of colonoscopy there is growing concern about the quality of these procedures...
  11. ncbi request reprint Risk of upper gastrointestinal hemorrhage in warfarin users treated with nonselective NSAIDs or COX-2 inhibitors
    Marisa Battistella
    University Health Network, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Arch Intern Med 165:189-92. 2005
    ..We examined the association between the concomitant use of warfarin and nonselective nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) or selective COX-2 inhibitors in older adults hospitalized for upper GI hemorrhage...
  12. ncbi request reprint Rates of new or missed colorectal cancers after colonoscopy and their risk factors: a population-based analysis
    Brian Bressler
    Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Gastroenterology 132:96-102. 2007
    ..The rate of new or missed colorectal cancer (CRC) after colonoscopy and their risk factors in usual practice are unknown. Our objective was to evaluate the rate and risk factors in a population-based study...
  13. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with incomplete colonoscopy: a population-based study
    Hemant A Shah
    Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    Gastroenterology 132:2297-303. 2007
    ..We conducted a population-based study to determine the colonoscopy completion rate and to identify factors associated with incomplete procedures...
  14. ncbi request reprint A population-based estimate of the extent of colorectal cancer screening in Ontario
    Linda Rabeneck
    Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Gastroenterol 99:1141-4. 2004
    ..The goal of this research was to conduct a Canadian population-based study of the use of tests and procedures to evaluate the large bowel to estimate the extent of CRC screening...
  15. pmc A qualitative evaluation of strategies to increase colorectal cancer screening uptake
    Jill Tinmouth
    Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Ont
    Can Fam Physician 57:e7-15. 2011
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  16. doi request reprint Long-term survival in young adults with colorectal cancer: a population-based study
    Shawn S Forbes
    Department of Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Dis Colon Rectum 53:973-8. 2010
    ..This study compares the long-term survival of young adults with colorectal cancer who lived a minimum of 5 years after diagnosis with a cancer-free control population...
  17. ncbi request reprint Association of colonoscopy and death from colorectal cancer
    Nancy N Baxter
    Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St Michael s Hospital, University Health Network, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Ann Intern Med 150:1-8. 2009
    ..Colonoscopy is advocated for screening and prevention of colorectal cancer (CRC), but randomized trials supporting the benefit of this practice are not available...
  18. doi request reprint Risk of proximal and distal colorectal cancer following flexible sigmoidoscopy: a population-based cohort study
    Linda Rabeneck
    Department of Medicine, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    Am J Gastroenterol 103:2075-82. 2008
    ..Our objective was to estimate the annual incidence of CRC within 7 yr following FS and to identify factors associated with incident CRC in those with a negative FS...
  19. ncbi request reprint Disparities in receipt of screening tests for cancer, diabetes and high cholesterol in Ontario, Canada: a population-based study using area-based methods
    Cornelia M Borkhoff
    Women s College Research Institute, Women s College Hospital Room 728 790 Bay Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5G 1N8
    Can J Public Health 104:e284-90. 2013
    ..We examined whether receipt of testing for colorectal, cervical and breast cancer, as well as diabetes and high cholesterol, differs by neighbourhood-level socio-economic and recent immigrant status...
  20. pmc Gender differences in attitudes impeding colorectal cancer screening
    Paul Ritvo
    School of Kinesiology and Health Science, York University, 136 Chemistry Building, 4700 Keele Street, Toronto, ON M3J 1P3, Canada
    BMC Public Health 13:500. 2013
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  21. doi request reprint A population-based analysis of esophageal and gastric cardia adenocarcinomas in Ontario, Canada: incidence, risk factors, and regional variation
    Jill Tinmouth
    Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, 2075 Bayview Ave Rm HG40, Toronto, ON, M4N 3M5, Canada
    J Gastrointest Surg 15:782-90. 2011
    ..This population-based study describes the incidence of, associated patient risk factors for, and regional variation in EA/GCA in Ontario, Canada...
  22. doi request reprint A population-based analysis of outpatient colonoscopy in adults assisted by an anesthesiologist
    Othman Alharbi
    Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, University of Toronto, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, 2075 Bayview Ave, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Anesthesiology 111:734-40. 2009
    ..This study's objective was to identify nonpayor factors (patient, physician, institution) associated with anesthesiologist assistance at colonoscopy...
  23. doi request reprint Analysis of administrative data finds endoscopist quality measures associated with postcolonoscopy colorectal cancer
    Nancy N Baxter
    Department of Surgery and Keenan Research Centre, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St Michael s Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Gastroenterology 140:65-72. 2011
    ..We investigated whether characteristics of endoscopists, determined from administrative data, are associated with development of postcolonoscopy colorectal cancer (PCCRC)...
  24. doi request reprint Onset and clinical course of bleeding and perforation after outpatient colonoscopy: a population-based study
    Linda Rabeneck
    Department of Medicine, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Gastrointest Endosc 73:520-3. 2011
    ..However, evidence from population-based studies is lacking on the time period over which monitoring is needed to detect these adverse events...
  25. doi request reprint Factorial validity and invariance of a survey measuring psychosocial correlates of colorectal cancer screening in Ontario, Canada--a replication study
    Paul Ritvo
    Population Studies and Surveillance, Cancer Care Ontario, 620 University Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5G 2L7
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:3279-83. 2008
    ..S. populations. The items can be used to evaluate and compare psychosocial correlates across U.S. and Canadian samples. Additional research is needed to show invariance for other ethnocultural and national subgroups...
  26. doi request reprint Risk of developing proximal versus distal colorectal cancer after a negative colonoscopy: a population-based study
    Josh Lakoff
    Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 6:1117-21; quiz 1064. 2008
    ..The incidence of colorectal cancer (CRC) overall is reduced for up to 10 years after a negative colonoscopy. The objective of this research was to determine the incidence of proximal and distal CRC after a negative complete colonoscopy...
  27. pmc Colonoscopy and flexible sigmoidoscopy practice patterns in Ontario: a population-based study
    Susan E Schultz
    Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, Canada
    Can J Gastroenterol 21:431-4. 2007
    ..To conduct a population-based study on the provision of large bowel endoscopic services in Ontario...
  28. doi request reprint Changes to surgical and hospitalization rates of pediatric inflammatory bowel disease in Ontario, Canada (1994-2007)
    Eric I Benchimol
    Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Inflamm Bowel Dis 17:2153-61. 2011
    ..We aimed to describe trends in medication use, associated health services, and outcomes (hospitalization and surgical rates) between 1994-2007 in children with IBD...
  29. ncbi request reprint Workplace colorectal cancer-screening awareness programs: an adjunct to primary care practice?
    Akshay Bagai
    Women s College Hospital, 76 Grenville Street, Rm BH 417, M5S 1B6 Toronto, ON, Canada
    J Community Health 32:157-67. 2007
    ..These findings should encourage the development of further Canadian workplace colorectal cancer-screening awareness programs...
  30. ncbi request reprint Temporal trends in new diagnoses of colorectal cancer with obstruction, perforation, or emergency admission in Ontario: 1993-2001
    Linda Rabeneck
    Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Sunnybrook and Women s College Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Canada
    Am J Gastroenterol 100:672-6. 2005
    ..We evaluated temporal trends in the proportion of Ontario patients with a new diagnosis of colorectal cancer and OPE...
  31. pmc Association of socioeconomic status and receipt of colorectal cancer investigations: a population-based retrospective cohort study
    Sheldon M Singh
    Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ont
    CMAJ 171:461-5. 2004
    ..It is not known if inequities exist for receipt of investigations used to screen for colorectal cancer (CRC). We examined the association between socioeconomic status and receipt of colorectal investigation in Ontario...
  32. pmc A population-based study of rates of childbirth in recurrence-free female young adult survivors of non-gynecologic malignancies
    Nancy N Baxter
    Department of Surgery and Keenan Research Centre, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St Michael s Hospital, University of Toronto, 30 Bond Street 16CC 40, Toronto, ON M5B 1W8, Canada
    BMC Cancer 13:30. 2013
    ..Fertility is an important issue for long-term survivors of malignancies developing during reproductive years. We designed a population-based study to investigate childbirth in female young adult survivors of non-gynecologic malignancies...
  33. doi request reprint Development and use of reporting guidelines for assessing the quality of validation studies of health administrative data
    Eric I Benchimol
    The Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Clin Epidemiol 64:821-9. 2011
    ..We created reporting guidelines for studies validating administrative data identification algorithms and used them to assess the quality of reporting of validation studies in the literature...
  34. doi request reprint Outcomes of pediatric inflammatory bowel disease: socioeconomic status disparity in a universal-access healthcare system
    Eric I Benchimol
    Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Pediatr 158:960-967.e1-4. 2011
    ..To examine healthcare utilization according to family income in children with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)...
  35. ncbi request reprint Colorectal cancer screening with nurse-performed flexible sigmoidoscopy: results from a Canadian community-based program
    Theodore F Shapero
    University of Toronto, Department of Medicine, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Gastrointest Endosc 65:640-5. 2007
    ..Despite highest-quality evidence that early detection of colorectal cancer (CRC) can lead to reduced mortality, no organized CRC screening programs exist in Canada...
  36. ncbi request reprint Association between subject factors and colorectal cancer screening participation in Ontario, Canada
    Farah Ramji
    Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ont, Canada
    Cancer Detect Prev 29:221-6. 2005
    ..The low prevalence of colorectal cancer screening among the target population suggests the need for an increased awareness of the public health importance of colorectal cancer screening...
  37. pmc Endoscopic follow-up of positive fecal occult blood testing in the Ontario FOBT Project
    Lawrence Paszat
    Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, Canada
    Can J Gastroenterol 21:379-82. 2007
    ..The Ontario FOBT Project is a pilot study of fecal occult blood testing (FOBT) for colorectal cancer screening conducted among age-eligible volunteers (50 to 75 years) in 12 of 37 public health regions in Ontario...
  38. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for obstruction, perforation, or emergency admission at presentation in patients with colorectal cancer: a population-based study
    Linda Rabeneck
    Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Gastroenterol 101:1098-103. 2006
    ..The objective was to conduct a population-based study among persons with a new diagnosis of CRC to identify factors associated with OPE in Ontario...
  39. pmc ColonCancerCheck primary care invitation pilot project: patient perceptions
    Jill Tinmouth
    Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, 2075 Bayview Ave, Room HG40, Toronto, ON M4N 3M5
    Can Fam Physician 59:e541-9. 2013
    ....
  40. pmc A prospective multiple case study of the impact of emerging scientific evidence on established colorectal cancer screening programs: a study protocol
    Hannah Geddie
    Cancer Services and Policy Research Unit, Cancer Care Ontario, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Implement Sci 7:51. 2012
    ....
  41. pmc Fecal immunochemical tests compared with guaiac fecal occult blood tests for population-based colorectal cancer screening
    Linda Rabeneck
    Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    Can J Gastroenterol 26:131-47. 2012
    ..Given greater specimen instability with the use of FIT, a pilot study should be undertaken to determine how to implement the FIT in Ontario...
  42. ncbi request reprint Population-based assessment of the surgical management of locally advanced colorectal cancer
    Anand Govindarajan
    Division of General Surgery, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Natl Cancer Inst 98:1474-81. 2006
    ..We performed a population-based study to examine surgical practice and outcomes among patients with locally advanced adherent colorectal cancer in the United States...
  43. doi request reprint Rates of new or missed colorectal cancer after barium enema and their risk factors: a population-based study
    Jonathan Toma
    Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Gastroenterol 103:3142-8. 2008
    ..Our objective was to evaluate the rate of new or missed CRC following DCBE and the associated risk factors in a population-based study...
  44. pmc Open-access colonoscopy on Ontario: associated factors and quality
    Shane Hadlock
    Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Can J Gastroenterol 27:341-6. 2013
    ....
  45. doi request reprint The psychological impact of being screened for anal cancer in HIV-infected men who have sex with men
    Jill Tinmouth
    Department of Medicine, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Dis Colon Rectum 54:352-9. 2011
    ..Anal cancer screening may be considered in HIV-infected men who have sex with men because they are at increased risk. Cancer screening can provoke anxiety, which may lead to poorer screening compliance...
  46. doi request reprint Management of gastric cancer in Ontario
    Natalie G Coburn
    Department of Surgery, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Surg Oncol 102:54-63. 2010
    ..To describe the processes of care for gastric cancer in Ontario and identify areas in which care and possibly survival can be improved...
  47. pmc Referring patients to nurses: outcomes and evaluation of a nurse flexible sigmoidoscopy training program for colorectal cancer screening
    Mark J Dobrow
    Department of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    Can J Gastroenterol 21:301-8. 2007
    ..As health human resource strategies continue to evolve, it is believed that lessons learned from experience make an important contribution to the knowledge of how nontraditional health services can be organized and delivered...
  48. ncbi request reprint Colonoscopic miss rates for right-sided colon cancer: a population-based analysis
    Brian Bressler
    Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Gastroenterology 127:452-6. 2004
    ..We conducted a population-based study to estimate the proportion of right-sided colon cancers missed during colonoscopy in Ontario...
  49. pmc Colorectal cancer screening in Canada: why not consider nurse endoscopists?
    Linda Rabeneck
    Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, and the Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ont
    CMAJ 169:206-7. 2003
  50. doi request reprint Trends and inequities in colorectal cancer screening participation in Ontario, Canada, 2005-2011
    Gladys N Honein-Abouhaidar
    Department of Surgery, St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, ON, Canada Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, ON, Canada Electronic address
    Cancer Epidemiol 37:946-56. 2013
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  51. ncbi request reprint Surgical volume and long-term survival following surgery for colorectal cancer in the Veterans Affairs Health-Care System
    Linda Rabeneck
    Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    Am J Gastroenterol 99:668-75. 2004
    ....
  52. ncbi request reprint International comparisons of manpower in gastroenterology
    Paul Moayyedi
    Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, McMaster University Medical Centre, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Gastroenterol 102:478-81. 2007
    ..The United States had the most variation in the number of gastroenterologists per 100,000 of the population among states...
  53. ncbi request reprint Efficiency of an endoscopy suite in a teaching hospital: delays, prolonged procedures, and hospital waiting times
    Elaine Yong
    Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Gastrointest Endosc 64:760-4. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess the efficiency of the endoscopy unit of a large tertiary care teaching hospital...
  54. ncbi request reprint Valdecoxib is associated with improved dyspepsia-related health compared with nonspecific NSAIDs in patients with osteoarthritis or rheumatoid arthritis
    Linda Rabeneck
    Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Canada
    Am J Gastroenterol 100:1043-50. 2005
    ..This study sought to evaluate dyspepsia-related health in osteoarthritis (OA) and rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients taking valdecoxib compared with patients taking nonspecific NSAIDs...
  55. ncbi request reprint Regional variation in surgery for gastroesophageal reflux disease in Ontario
    Steven R Lopushinsky
    Department of Surgery, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Surg Innov 14:35-40. 2007
    ..0 to 28.7 per 100,000 persons. Significant regional variation exists for antireflux surgery across Ontario, suggesting that its appropriate role in the management of GERD remains ill-defined...