J C Furlan

Summary

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Global incidence and prevalence of traumatic spinal cord injury
    Julio C Furlan
    Division of Genetics and Development, Toronto Western Research Institute, University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Can J Neurol Sci 40:456-64. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Blood alcohol concentration as a determinant of outcomes after traumatic spinal cord injury
    J C Furlan
    Division of Neurology, Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Eur J Neurol 20:1101-6. 2013
  3. doi request reprint The influence of age on functional recovery of adults with spinal cord injury or disease after inpatient rehabilitative care: a pilot study
    Julio C Furlan
    Toronto Western Research Institute, University Health Network, 399 Bathurst Street, McL 12 407, Toronto, ON M5T 2S8, Canada
    Aging Clin Exp Res 25:463-71. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Process benchmarking appraisal of surgical decompression of spinal cord following traumatic cervical spinal cord injury: opportunities to reduce delays in surgical management
    Julio C Furlan
    Department of Medicine, Division of Neurology, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    J Neurotrauma 30:487-91. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Spinal haemorrhage during anticoagulant regimen for thromboprophylaxis: a unique form of central nervous system haemorrhage
    Julio C Furlan
    Toronto Western Research Institute, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 83:746-52. 2012
  6. pmc The combined use of surgery and radiotherapy to treat patients with epidural cord compression due to metastatic disease: a cost-utility analysis
    Julio C Furlan
    Division of Genetics and Development, Toronto Western Research Institute, Krembil Neuroscience Centre, Spinal Program, Toronto Western Hospital, University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5T 2S8
    Neuro Oncol 14:631-40. 2012
  7. doi request reprint The National Trauma Registry as a Canadian spine trauma database: a validation study using an institutional clinical database
    Julio C Furlan
    Division of Genetics and Development, Toronto Western Research Institute, Toronto, Ont, Canada
    Neuroepidemiology 37:96-101. 2011
  8. doi request reprint Headache attributed to autonomic dysreflexia: an underrecognized clinical entity
    Julio C Furlan
    Department of Medicine, Division of Neurology, and Lyndhurst Centre, Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    Neurology 77:792-8. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Functional and clinical outcomes following surgical treatment in patients with cervical spondylotic myelopathy: a prospective study of 81 cases
    Julio C Furlan
    Division of Genetics and Development, Toronto Western Research Institute, Ontario, Canada
    J Neurosurg Spine 14:348-55. 2011
  10. pmc The impact of age on mortality, impairment, and disability among adults with acute traumatic spinal cord injury
    Julio C Furlan
    Department of Genetics and Development, Toronto Western Research Institute, University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Neurotrauma 26:1707-17. 2009

Detail Information

Publications16

  1. ncbi request reprint Global incidence and prevalence of traumatic spinal cord injury
    Julio C Furlan
    Division of Genetics and Development, Toronto Western Research Institute, University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Can J Neurol Sci 40:456-64. 2013
    ..These results emphasize the need for further studies on incidence and prevalence of SCI, and for international standards and guidelines for reporting on SCI. ..
  2. doi request reprint Blood alcohol concentration as a determinant of outcomes after traumatic spinal cord injury
    J C Furlan
    Division of Neurology, Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Eur J Neurol 20:1101-6. 2013
    ..Given this, an examination of whether blood alcohol concentration (BAC) is a potential determinant of survival and neurological and functional recovery after acute traumatic SCI was carried out...
  3. doi request reprint The influence of age on functional recovery of adults with spinal cord injury or disease after inpatient rehabilitative care: a pilot study
    Julio C Furlan
    Toronto Western Research Institute, University Health Network, 399 Bathurst Street, McL 12 407, Toronto, ON M5T 2S8, Canada
    Aging Clin Exp Res 25:463-71. 2013
    ..The impact of age on functional recovery after spinal cord injury/disease (SCI/D) is still unclear. Given this, we sought to examine the potential influence of patient's age on functional recovery following SCI/D...
  4. doi request reprint Process benchmarking appraisal of surgical decompression of spinal cord following traumatic cervical spinal cord injury: opportunities to reduce delays in surgical management
    Julio C Furlan
    Department of Medicine, Division of Neurology, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    J Neurotrauma 30:487-91. 2013
    ..Time in the general hospital and time of waiting for a surgical decision were the most important causes of delay of surgical spinal cord decompression. Early surgery is possible in the vast majority of the cases...
  5. doi request reprint Spinal haemorrhage during anticoagulant regimen for thromboprophylaxis: a unique form of central nervous system haemorrhage
    Julio C Furlan
    Toronto Western Research Institute, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 83:746-52. 2012
    ..This study examines the potential factors associated with spinal haematoma among patients who develop CNS haemorrhage while on AC therapy...
  6. pmc The combined use of surgery and radiotherapy to treat patients with epidural cord compression due to metastatic disease: a cost-utility analysis
    Julio C Furlan
    Division of Genetics and Development, Toronto Western Research Institute, Krembil Neuroscience Centre, Spinal Program, Toronto Western Hospital, University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5T 2S8
    Neuro Oncol 14:631-40. 2012
    ..Those results are sensitive to the costs of hospice palliative care. Our results suggest that adopting a standard S + RT approach for patients with MSCC is likely to increase health care costs but would result in improved outcomes...
  7. doi request reprint The National Trauma Registry as a Canadian spine trauma database: a validation study using an institutional clinical database
    Julio C Furlan
    Division of Genetics and Development, Toronto Western Research Institute, Toronto, Ont, Canada
    Neuroepidemiology 37:96-101. 2011
    ..Given this, we performed a validation study comparing the Canadian National Trauma Registry (NTR) data based on the 10th Revision of the International Classification of Diseases coding with clinical data from an institutional database...
  8. doi request reprint Headache attributed to autonomic dysreflexia: an underrecognized clinical entity
    Julio C Furlan
    Department of Medicine, Division of Neurology, and Lyndhurst Centre, Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    Neurology 77:792-8. 2011
    ..Given this, I systematically reviewed the literature to establish the features of the headache attributed to autonomic dysreflexia after SCI...
  9. doi request reprint Functional and clinical outcomes following surgical treatment in patients with cervical spondylotic myelopathy: a prospective study of 81 cases
    Julio C Furlan
    Division of Genetics and Development, Toronto Western Research Institute, Ontario, Canada
    J Neurosurg Spine 14:348-55. 2011
    ..This study examines the potential confounding effects of age, sex, duration of symptoms, and comorbidities on the functional outcomes and postoperative complications in patients who underwent cervical decompressive surgery...
  10. pmc The impact of age on mortality, impairment, and disability among adults with acute traumatic spinal cord injury
    Julio C Furlan
    Department of Genetics and Development, Toronto Western Research Institute, University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Neurotrauma 26:1707-17. 2009
    ..Given this fact, rehabilitation protocols that are more focused on functional recovery may reduce disability among older people with acute traumatic SCI...
  11. doi request reprint Attitudes towards the older patients with spinal cord injury among registered nurses: a cross-sectional observational study
    J C Furlan
    Division of Genetics and Development, Toronto Western Research Institute, University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Spinal Cord 47:674-80. 2009
    ..Cross-sectional observational study...
  12. doi request reprint The impact of co-morbidities on age-related differences in mortality after acute traumatic spinal cord injury
    Julio C Furlan
    Division of Genetics and Development, Toronto Western Research Institute, University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Neurotrauma 26:1361-7. 2009
    ..Our findings have implications for future clinical trials of therapies for adult patients with acute SCI and for management strategies of elderly individuals with SCI...
  13. ncbi request reprint Motor and sensory assessment of patients in clinical trials for pharmacological therapy of acute spinal cord injury: psychometric properties of the ASIA Standards
    Julio C Furlan
    Toronto Western Research Institute, 399 Bathurst Street McL 12 407, corrected Toronto, Canada corrected
    J Neurotrauma 25:1273-301. 2008
    ..Nonetheless, further investigation of the ASIA Standards is recommended due to a paucity of studies focused on some key elements of the measurement responsiveness, including minimal clinically important difference...
  14. ncbi request reprint Management of anticoagulation following central nervous system hemorrhage in patients with high thromboembolic risk
    G W J Hawryluk
    Division of Genetics and Development, Toronto Western Research Institute, University Health Network, Toronto, ON, Canada
    J Thromb Haemost 8:1500-8. 2010
    ..Patients who present with central nervous system (CNS) hemorrhage while on anticoagulation (AC) for thromboembolic (TE) risk factors are a challenge to manage...
  15. ncbi request reprint Optimal treatment for severe neurogenic bowel dysfunction after chronic spinal cord injury: a decision analysis
    J C Furlan
    Spinal Program, Krembil Neuroscience Centre, Toronto Western Hospital, University of Toronto, 399 Bathurst Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Br J Surg 94:1139-50. 2007
    ..This study employed a decision analysis to examine the optimal treatment for bowel management of young individuals with chronic refractory constipation in the setting of chronic SCI...
  16. ncbi request reprint Biologic basis for the treatment of microscopic, occult well-differentiated thyroid cancer
    J C Furlan
    Department of Surgery, Mount Sinai Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Surgery 130:1050-4. 2001
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