Amy T Wang
Affiliation: Mayo Clinic
- Treatment of hyperprolactinemia: a systematic review and meta-analysisAmy T Wang
Knowledge and Evaluation Research Unit and Division of General Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN, 55905, USA
Syst Rev 1:33. 2012..Through this review, we aimed to compare efficacy and adverse effects of medications, surgery and radiotherapy in the treatment of hyperprolactinemia...
- Comparative effectiveness of technology-enhanced simulation versus other instructional methods: a systematic review and meta-analysisDavid A Cook
Office of Education Research, Mayo Medical School, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
Simul Healthc 7:308-20. 2012..For 5 studies reporting comparative costs, simulation was more expensive and more effective. In summary, in comparison with other instruction, technology-enhanced simulation is associated with small to moderate positive effects...
- Adverse effects of the common treatments for polycystic ovary syndrome: a systematic review and meta-analysisJuan Pablo Domecq
MD, MPH, Knowledge and Evaluation Research Unit, Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905
J Clin Endocrinol Metab 98:4646-54. 2013..Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is common among women of childbearing age and the available pharmacological therapies have different side-effect profiles...
- Cost: the missing outcome in simulation-based medical education research: a systematic reviewBenjamin Zendejas
Department of Surgery, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
Surgery 153:160-76. 2013..We sought to summarize the quantity and quality of studies that contain an economic analysis of SBME for the training of health professions learners...
- Patient outcomes in simulation-based medical education: a systematic reviewBenjamin Zendejas
Department of Surgery, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN, USA
J Gen Intern Med 28:1078-89. 2013..Researchers would benefit from a summary of topics studied and potential methodological problems. We sought to summarize key information on patient outcomes identified in a comprehensive systematic review of simulation-based instruction...
- Clinical review 1: Adverse effects of testosterone therapy in adult men: a systematic review and meta-analysisM Mercè Fernández-Balsells
Knowledge and Encounter Research Unit, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
J Clin Endocrinol Metab 95:2560-75. 2010..The risks of testosterone therapy in men remain poorly understood...
- A systematic review for the screening for peripheral arterial disease in asymptomatic patientsFares Alahdab
Knowledge and Evaluation Research Unit, Department of Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn Division of Preventive, Occupational and Aerospace Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn
J Vasc Surg 61:42S-53S. 2015..Peripheral arterial disease (PAD) is common and associated with significant morbidity and mortality. PAD can be detected through a noninvasive measurement of the ankle-brachial index (ABI)...
- Financial conflicts of interest in biomedical research: the need to improve the systemAmy T Wang
Division of General Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA
Drug News Perspect 23:607-12. 2010..This article will highlight the evolution of industry relationships and conflict of interest over time, discuss methods by which industry can potentially exert effects and propose new directions for the future...
- The effect of plasma transfusion on morbidity and mortality: a systematic review and meta-analysisMohammad Hassan Murad
Knowledge and Encounter Research Unit, the Division of Preventive Medicine, and the Department of Transfusion Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
Transfusion 50:1370-83. 2010..We systematically reviewed the literature to summarize the available evidence regarding the benefits and harms of plasma transfusion in common clinical settings...
- Comparative effectiveness research in urologyAmy T Wang
Knowledge and Encounter Research Unit, Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
World J Urol 29:277-82. 2011..Comparative effectiveness research (CER) has come to remain at the forefront of political and scientific debates of health care. The aim of this article is to describe the attributes of CER and implications to the field of urology...
- Impact of the 2009 US Preventive Services Task Force guidelines on screening mammography rates on women in their 40sAmy T Wang
Division of General Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, United States of America Knowledge and Evaluation Research Unit, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, United States of America
PLoS ONE 9:e91399. 2014..We examined the impact of the USPSTF update on population-level screening mammography rates in women ages 40-49...
- The dangers of stopping a trial too earlyMatthias Briel
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
J Bone Joint Surg Am 94:56-60. 2012..Finally, we offer guidance for clinicians, those running clinical trials, and authors of systematic reviews...
- Technology-enhanced simulation for health professions education: a systematic review and meta-analysisDavid A Cook
Office of Education Research, Mayo Medical School, Rochester, Minnesota, USA
JAMA 306:978-88. 2011..Although technology-enhanced simulation has widespread appeal, its effectiveness remains uncertain. A comprehensive synthesis of evidence may inform the use of simulation in health professions education...
- Association between industry affiliation and position on cardiovascular risk with rosiglitazone: cross sectional systematic reviewAmy T Wang
Department of Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA
BMJ 340:c1344. 2010..To explore a possible link between authors' financial conflicts of interest and their position on the association of rosiglitazone with increased risk of myocardial infarction in patients with diabetes...
- Clinical review: Drug-induced hypoglycemia: a systematic reviewM Hassan Murad
Division of Preventive Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
J Clin Endocrinol Metab 94:741-5. 2009..Drug-induced hypoglycemia is a significant adverse effect that may cause important morbidity...