Issa J Dahabreh

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Affiliation: Brown University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Seeing the forests and the trees--innovative approaches to exploring heterogeneity in systematic reviews of complex interventions to enhance health system decision-making: a protocol
    Noah Ivers
    Clinical Epidemiology Program, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, Centre for Practice Changing Research, The Ottawa Hospital General Campus, 501 Smyth Road, Box 711, Ottawa, Ontario K1H 8L6, Canada
    Syst Rev 3:88. 2014
  2. pmc Genotype misclassification in genetic association studies of the rs1042522 TP53 (Arg72Pro) polymorphism: a systematic review of studies of breast, lung, colorectal, ovarian, and endometrial cancer
    Issa J Dahabreh
    Center for Clinical Evidence Synthesis, Institute for Clinical Research and Health Policy Studies, Tufts Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 177:1317-25. 2013
  3. doi request reprint TP53 Arg72Pro polymorphism and colorectal cancer risk: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Issa J Dahabreh
    Center for Clinical Evidence Synthesis, Institute for Clinical Research and Health Policy Studies, Tufts Medical Center, 35 Kneeland Street, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 19:1840-7. 2010
  4. pmc Heterogeneity of the phenotypic definition of coronary artery disease and its impact on genetic association studies
    Georgios D Kitsios
    Institute for Clinical Research and Health Policy Studies, Tufts Medical Center and Sackler School of Graduate Biomedical Sciences, Tufts University, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Circ Cardiovasc Genet 4:58-67. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Lack of replication for the association between HER2 I655V polymorphism and breast cancer risk: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Issa J Dahabreh
    Center for Clinical Evidence Synthesis, Institute for Clinical Research and Health Policy Studies, Tufts Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol 35:503-9. 2011
  6. pmc Do observational studies using propensity score methods agree with randomized trials? A systematic comparison of studies on acute coronary syndromes
    Issa J Dahabreh
    Center for Clinical Evidence Synthesis, Institute for Clinical Research and Health Policy Studies, Tufts Medical Center, 800 Washington Street, Box No 63, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Eur Heart J 33:1893-901. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Parity and risk of lung cancer in women: systematic review and meta-analysis of epidemiological studies
    Issa J Dahabreh
    Center for Clinical Evidence Synthesis, Institute for Clinical Research and Health Policy Studies, Tufts Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA
    Lung Cancer 76:150-8. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Management strategies for asymptomatic carotid stenosis: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Gowri Raman
    Center for Clinical Evidence Synthesis and Institute for Clinical Research and Health Policy Studies, Tufts Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02111, USA
    Ann Intern Med 158:676-85. 2013
  9. pmc Law enforcement duties and sudden cardiac death among police officers in United States: case distribution study
    Vasileia Varvarigou
    Environmental and Occupational Medicine and Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA Department of Internal Medicine, St Elizabeth s Medical Center, Tufts Medical School, Brighton, MA, USA
    BMJ 349:g6534. 2014
  10. doi request reprint Can We Trust Observational Studies Using Propensity Scores in the Critical Care Literature? A Systematic Comparison With Randomized Clinical Trials
    Georgios D Kitsios
    1Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA 2Center for Evidence Based Medicine, School of Public Health, Brown University, Providence, RI 3Department of Health Services, Policy and Practice, School of Public Health, Brown University, Providence, RI 4Division Pulmonary, Critical Care, Allergy, and Sleep, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 5Predictive Analytics and Comparative Effectiveness Center, Institute for Clinical Research and Health Policy Studies, Tufts Medical Center, Boston, MA 6Department of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Lahey Hospital and Medical Center, Burlington, MA
    Crit Care Med 43:1870-9. 2015

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Publications16

  1. pmc Seeing the forests and the trees--innovative approaches to exploring heterogeneity in systematic reviews of complex interventions to enhance health system decision-making: a protocol
    Noah Ivers
    Clinical Epidemiology Program, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, Centre for Practice Changing Research, The Ottawa Hospital General Campus, 501 Smyth Road, Box 711, Ottawa, Ontario K1H 8L6, Canada
    Syst Rev 3:88. 2014
    ..This study will explore the role of innovative meta-analysis approaches and the added value of enriched and updated data for increasing the utility of systematic reviews of complex interventions...
  2. pmc Genotype misclassification in genetic association studies of the rs1042522 TP53 (Arg72Pro) polymorphism: a systematic review of studies of breast, lung, colorectal, ovarian, and endometrial cancer
    Issa J Dahabreh
    Center for Clinical Evidence Synthesis, Institute for Clinical Research and Health Policy Studies, Tufts Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 177:1317-25. 2013
    ..Use of tumor tissue as the source of genotyping material for cases is associated with significant bias in the estimate of the genetic effect in cancer genetic association studies...
  3. doi request reprint TP53 Arg72Pro polymorphism and colorectal cancer risk: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Issa J Dahabreh
    Center for Clinical Evidence Synthesis, Institute for Clinical Research and Health Policy Studies, Tufts Medical Center, 35 Kneeland Street, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 19:1840-7. 2010
    ..The TP53 rs1042522 polymorphism (c.215C>G, Arg72Pro) has been extensively investigated as a potential risk factor for colorectal cancer, but the results have thus far been inconclusive...
  4. pmc Heterogeneity of the phenotypic definition of coronary artery disease and its impact on genetic association studies
    Georgios D Kitsios
    Institute for Clinical Research and Health Policy Studies, Tufts Medical Center and Sackler School of Graduate Biomedical Sciences, Tufts University, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Circ Cardiovasc Genet 4:58-67. 2011
    ..We assessed the extent of phenotypic heterogeneity and quantified its impact in a large literature sample of association studies...
  5. doi request reprint Lack of replication for the association between HER2 I655V polymorphism and breast cancer risk: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Issa J Dahabreh
    Center for Clinical Evidence Synthesis, Institute for Clinical Research and Health Policy Studies, Tufts Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol 35:503-9. 2011
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  6. pmc Do observational studies using propensity score methods agree with randomized trials? A systematic comparison of studies on acute coronary syndromes
    Issa J Dahabreh
    Center for Clinical Evidence Synthesis, Institute for Clinical Research and Health Policy Studies, Tufts Medical Center, 800 Washington Street, Box No 63, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Eur Heart J 33:1893-901. 2012
    ..We aimed to systematically assess agreement between observational studies using PS methods and RCTs on therapeutic interventions for ACS...
  7. doi request reprint Parity and risk of lung cancer in women: systematic review and meta-analysis of epidemiological studies
    Issa J Dahabreh
    Center for Clinical Evidence Synthesis, Institute for Clinical Research and Health Policy Studies, Tufts Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA
    Lung Cancer 76:150-8. 2012
    ..Future studies should include analyses in well-defined histological disease subgroups...
  8. doi request reprint Management strategies for asymptomatic carotid stenosis: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Gowri Raman
    Center for Clinical Evidence Synthesis and Institute for Clinical Research and Health Policy Studies, Tufts Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02111, USA
    Ann Intern Med 158:676-85. 2013
    ..Adults with asymptomatic carotid artery stenosis are at increased risk for ipsilateral carotid territory ischemic stroke...
  9. pmc Law enforcement duties and sudden cardiac death among police officers in United States: case distribution study
    Vasileia Varvarigou
    Environmental and Occupational Medicine and Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA Department of Internal Medicine, St Elizabeth s Medical Center, Tufts Medical School, Brighton, MA, USA
    BMJ 349:g6534. 2014
    ..To assess the association between risk of sudden cardiac death and stressful law enforcement duties compared with routine/non-emergency duties...
  10. doi request reprint Can We Trust Observational Studies Using Propensity Scores in the Critical Care Literature? A Systematic Comparison With Randomized Clinical Trials
    Georgios D Kitsios
    1Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA 2Center for Evidence Based Medicine, School of Public Health, Brown University, Providence, RI 3Department of Health Services, Policy and Practice, School of Public Health, Brown University, Providence, RI 4Division Pulmonary, Critical Care, Allergy, and Sleep, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 5Predictive Analytics and Comparative Effectiveness Center, Institute for Clinical Research and Health Policy Studies, Tufts Medical Center, Boston, MA 6Department of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Lahey Hospital and Medical Center, Burlington, MA
    Crit Care Med 43:1870-9. 2015
    ..To assess the degree of agreement between propensity score studies and randomized clinical trials in critical care research...
  11. pmc Patent foramen ovale closure and medical treatments for secondary stroke prevention: a systematic review of observational and randomized evidence
    Georgios D Kitsios
    Institute for Clinical Research and Health Policy Studies, Tufts Medical Center, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Stroke 43:422-31. 2012
    ..We synthesized the available evidence on secondary stroke prevention in patients with patent foramen ovale and cryptogenic stroke...
  12. doi request reprint Systematic review: Anti-epidermal growth factor receptor treatment effect modification by KRAS mutations in advanced colorectal cancer
    Issa J Dahabreh
    Center for Clinical Evidence Synthesis, Institute for Clinical Research and Health Policy Studies, Tufts Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02111, USA
    Ann Intern Med 154:37-49. 2011
    ..KRAS mutations have been extensively investigated as predictive biomarkers for treatment of advanced colorectal cancer with the anti-epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) antibodies cetuximab and panitumumab...
  13. doi request reprint Active surveillance in men with localized prostate cancer: a systematic review
    Issa J Dahabreh
    Tufts Evidence based Practice Center, Institute for Clinical Research and Health Policy Studies, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Ann Intern Med 156:582-90. 2012
    ..Active surveillance (AS) and watchful waiting (WW) have been proposed as management strategies for low-risk, localized prostate cancer...
  14. pmc Cranial radiation for pediatric T-lineage acute lymphoblastic leukemia: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Michael J Kelly
    The Floating Hospital for Children at Tufts Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts Department of Pediatrics, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts
    Am J Hematol 89:992-7. 2014
    ..33). CRT may not be necessary with current chemotherapy for T-ALL. These findings, however, are susceptible to bias and caution should be applied in drawing conclusions on the comparative effectiveness of alternative CRT strategies...
  15. pmc Paraoxonase 1 polymorphisms and ischemic stroke risk: A systematic review and meta-analysis
    Issa J Dahabreh
    Institute for Clinical Research and Health Policy Studies, Tufts Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Genet Med 12:606-15. 2010
    ..We performed a meta-analysis of published studies investigating the association between ischemic stroke and two nonsynonymous PON1 polymorphisms, rs662 (p.Q192R) and rs854560 (p.L55M) in humans...
  16. pmc A review of genetic association studies of obstructive sleep apnea: field synopsis and meta-analysis
    Vasileia Varvarigou
    Department of Environmental and Occupational Medicine and Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Sleep 34:1461-8. 2011
    ..Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a multifactorial disorder with a heritable component. We performed a field synopsis of genetic association studies of OSA to synthesize the available evidence...