Reshma Amin

Summary

Affiliation: The Hospital for Sick Children
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. doi Sleep-disordered breathing in children with chronic kidney disease
    Reshma Amin
    Division of Respiratory Medicine, The Hospital for Sick Children, 4539 Hill Wing, 555 University Avenue, Toronto, ON, M5G 1X8, Canada
    Pediatr Nephrol 30:2135-43. 2015
  2. doi Emerging drugs for cystic fibrosis
    Reshma Amin
    University of Toronto, The Hospital for Sick Children, Division of Respiratory Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Physiology and Experimental Medicine, 555 University Avenue, Toronto, ON, M5G 1X8, Canada 416 813 6346 416 813 6246
    Expert Opin Emerg Drugs 19:143-55. 2014
  3. pmc Diagnostic practices and disease surveillance in Canadian children with congenital central hypoventilation syndrome
    Reshma Amin
    Department of Paediatrics, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, M5G 1X8
    Can Respir J 20:165-70. 2013
  4. doi Chemical pleurodesis versus surgical intervention for persistent and recurrent pneumothoraces in cystic fibrosis
    Reshma Amin
    Department of Pediatric Respirology, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 12:CD007481. 2012
  5. doi Cystic fibrosis: detecting changes in airway inflammation with FDG PET/CT
    Reshma Amin
    Division of Respiratory Medicine, Department of Paediatrics, Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, 555 University Ave, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Radiology 264:868-75. 2012
  6. doi Antibiotic treatment for Stenotrophomonas maltophilia in people with cystic fibrosis
    Reshma Amin
    Department of Pediatric Respirology, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 5:CD009249. 2012
  7. pmc Presentation and treatment of monozygotic twins with congenital central hypoventilation syndrome
    Reshma Amin
    Division of Respiratory Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario
    Can Respir J 18:87-9. 2011
  8. ncbi MRI: the next frontier for cystic fibrosis clinicians?
    Reshma Amin
    Division of Respiratory Medicine, The Hospital for Sick Children, 555 University Avenue Toronto, ON M5G 1X8, Canada
    Expert Rev Respir Med 2:179-82. 2008
  9. doi Hypertonic saline improves the LCI in paediatric patients with CF with normal lung function
    Reshma Amin
    Hospital for Sick Children, 555 University Avenue, Toronto Ontario M5G 1X8, Canada
    Thorax 65:379-83. 2010
  10. doi The effect of early Pseudomonas aeruginosa treatment on lung function in pediatric cystic fibrosis
    Reshma Amin
    Division of Respiratory Medicine, Department of Paediatrics, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Pediatr Pulmonol 46:554-8. 2011

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  1. doi Sleep-disordered breathing in children with chronic kidney disease
    Reshma Amin
    Division of Respiratory Medicine, The Hospital for Sick Children, 4539 Hill Wing, 555 University Avenue, Toronto, ON, M5G 1X8, Canada
    Pediatr Nephrol 30:2135-43. 2015
    ..The aim of our study was to ascertain the prevalence and type of sleep-disordered breathing (SDB) in paediatric patients with severe chronic kidney disease (CKD) based on the results of polysomnograms (PSGs)...
  2. doi Emerging drugs for cystic fibrosis
    Reshma Amin
    University of Toronto, The Hospital for Sick Children, Division of Respiratory Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Physiology and Experimental Medicine, 555 University Avenue, Toronto, ON, M5G 1X8, Canada 416 813 6346 416 813 6246
    Expert Opin Emerg Drugs 19:143-55. 2014
    ..Pulmonary disease accounts for over 90% of the morbidity and mortality associated with the disease. Conventionally, CF treatment has focused on symptomatic therapy...
  3. pmc Diagnostic practices and disease surveillance in Canadian children with congenital central hypoventilation syndrome
    Reshma Amin
    Department of Paediatrics, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, M5G 1X8
    Can Respir J 20:165-70. 2013
    ..To assess the diagnostic and surveillance practices of Canadian pediatric subspecialists for children with congenital central hypoventilation syndrome (CCHS)...
  4. doi Chemical pleurodesis versus surgical intervention for persistent and recurrent pneumothoraces in cystic fibrosis
    Reshma Amin
    Department of Pediatric Respirology, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 12:CD007481. 2012
    ..Therefore, the benefits and side effects or disadvantages for the medical and surgical treatment of recurrent pneumothoraces in people with cystic fibrosis need to be systematically reviewed...
  5. doi Cystic fibrosis: detecting changes in airway inflammation with FDG PET/CT
    Reshma Amin
    Division of Respiratory Medicine, Department of Paediatrics, Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, 555 University Ave, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Radiology 264:868-75. 2012
    ..To determine if fluorine 18 fluorodeoxyglucose (FDG) positron emission tomographic (PET)/computed tomographic (CT) imaging can depict a treatment effect from intravenous antibiotics for pulmonary exacerbation in cystic fibrosis (CF)...
  6. doi Antibiotic treatment for Stenotrophomonas maltophilia in people with cystic fibrosis
    Reshma Amin
    Department of Pediatric Respirology, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 5:CD009249. 2012
    ..However, the role of antibiotic treatment of Stenotrophomonas maltophilia infection in people with cystic fibrosis is still unclear...
  7. pmc Presentation and treatment of monozygotic twins with congenital central hypoventilation syndrome
    Reshma Amin
    Division of Respiratory Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario
    Can Respir J 18:87-9. 2011
    ..Both were managed with noninvasive positive pressure ventilation...
  8. ncbi MRI: the next frontier for cystic fibrosis clinicians?
    Reshma Amin
    Division of Respiratory Medicine, The Hospital for Sick Children, 555 University Avenue Toronto, ON M5G 1X8, Canada
    Expert Rev Respir Med 2:179-82. 2008
    ..MRI examinations were found to be comparable to CT scans and may, therefore, potentially be a useful imaging technology to evaluate lung disease in CF patients...
  9. doi Hypertonic saline improves the LCI in paediatric patients with CF with normal lung function
    Reshma Amin
    Hospital for Sick Children, 555 University Avenue, Toronto Ontario M5G 1X8, Canada
    Thorax 65:379-83. 2010
    ..Clinical trial number NCT00635141...
  10. doi The effect of early Pseudomonas aeruginosa treatment on lung function in pediatric cystic fibrosis
    Reshma Amin
    Division of Respiratory Medicine, Department of Paediatrics, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Pediatr Pulmonol 46:554-8. 2011
    ..Our aim was to assess the effect of treatment of early infection of P. aeruginosa on pulmonary function in pediatric CF patients...
  11. pmc Pulmonary vein stenosis: Case report and literature review
    R Amin
    The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Can Respir J 16:e77-80. 2009
    ..One or more of the four pulmonary veins can be primarily or secondarily affected. A five-month-old girl presented with respiratory distress, lethargy and cyanosis requiring intubation...
  12. doi The effect of chronic infection with Aspergillus fumigatus on lung function and hospitalization in patients with cystic fibrosis
    Reshma Amin
    Department of Respiratory Medicine, The Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, 555 University Avenue, Toronto, ON M5G 1X8, Canada
    Chest 137:171-6. 2010
    ..Our aim was to determine the effect of persistent infection with A fumigatus on pulmonary exacerbations and lung function in children with CF...
  13. doi Right pneumonectomy syndrome presenting as a cardiac arrest in a two-year-old
    Reshma Amin
    Department of Pediatric Respiratory Medicine RA, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Pediatr Crit Care Med 10:e9-11. 2009
    ..It is characterized by extrinsic airway compression secondary to mediastinal shift. As far as we are aware, we are reporting the first pediatric case of pneumonectomy syndrome presenting as a cardio-pulmonary arrest...
  14. doi The effect of dornase alfa on ventilation inhomogeneity in patients with cystic fibrosis
    R Amin
    Division of Respiratory Medicine, Dept of Paediatrics, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Eur Respir J 37:806-12. 2011
    ..1% ± 10.34%; p = 0.03 and 0.28 ± 0.46 z-score; p = 0.03). Dornase alfa significantly improved LCI. Therefore the LCI may be a suitable tool to assess early intervention strategies in this patient population...
  15. doi Asymmetric dimethylarginine contributes to airway nitric oxide deficiency in patients with cystic fibrosis
    Hartmut Grasemann
    Division of Respiratory Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, SickKids Research Institute, Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 183:1363-8. 2011
    ..Airway nitric oxide is reduced in cystic fibrosis airways. Asymmetric dimethylarginine is an endogenous nitric oxide synthase inhibitor that may contribute to nitric oxide deficiency in cystic fibrosis...
  16. ncbi Cystic fibrosis: a review of pulmonary and nutritional therapies
    Reshma Amin
    Division of Respiratory Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, The Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, 555 University Avenue, Toronto, ON, M5G 1X8, Canada
    Adv Pediatr 55:99-121. 2008
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  17. doi Pediatric long-term home mechanical ventilation: twenty years of follow-up from one Canadian center
    Reshma Amin
    Division of Respiratory Medicine, Department of Paediatrics, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    Pediatr Pulmonol 49:816-24. 2014
    ..Canadian longitudinal data from a pediatric domiciliary long-term mechanical ventilation (LTMV) program is lacking...
  18. doi Alternative outcomes for the multiple breath washout in children with CF
    Sanja Stanojevic
    Division of Respiratory Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada Physiology and Experimental Medicine, Research Institute, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada University of Toronto, Canada Electronic address
    J Cyst Fibros 14:490-6. 2015
    ..We aimed to evaluate moment ratios and abbreviated LCI in school-aged children with mild-to-moderate CF lung disease...
  19. doi A comparison of invasive and noninvasive ventilation in children less than 1 year of age: A long-term follow-up study
    Tamizan Kherani
    Divisionof Respiratory Medicine, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada
    Pediatr Pulmonol 51:189-95. 2016
    ..We report on the long-term survival of children initiated on invasive and noninvasive positive pressure ventilation (NiPPV) before the age of 1 to assess the safety and efficacy of long-term ventilation at home...
  20. doi Lung clearance index in cystic fibrosis subjects treated for pulmonary exacerbations
    Nicole Sonneveld
    Division of Respiratory Medicine, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, ON, Canada Both authors contributed equally
    Eur Respir J 46:1055-64. 2015
    ..9%, 95% CI -1.0- -0.4%).LCI response to therapy for pulmonary exacerbations is heterogeneous in CF patients; the overall effect size is small and results are often discordant with FEV1...
  21. doi Pneumocystis jiroveci pneumonia following rituximab treatment in Wegener's granulomatosis
    Boris Hugle
    The Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) 62:1661-4. 2010
    ..Recently, rituximab, a monoclonal antibody against B cells, has successfully been used in refractory disease...
  22. doi Antibiotic treatment for Stenotrophomonas maltophilia in people with cystic fibrosis
    Reshma Amin
    Department of Pediatric Respirology, The Hospital for Sick Children, 555 University Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M5G 1X8
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 4:CD009249. 2014
    ..However, the role of antibiotic treatment of Stenotrophomonas maltophilia infection in people with cystic fibrosis is still unclear...