Timothy J Wilt

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Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint The Prostate cancer Intervention Versus Observation Trial:VA/NCI/AHRQ Cooperative Studies Program #407 (PIVOT): design and baseline results of a randomized controlled trial comparing radical prostatectomy to watchful waiting for men with clinically locali
    Timothy J Wilt
    Minneapolis VA Center for Chronic Disease Outcomes Research, Minneapolis, MN 55417, United States
    Contemp Clin Trials 30:81-7. 2009
  2. doi request reprint Management of Low Risk and Low PSA Prostate Cancer: Long Term Results from the Prostate Cancer Intervention Versus Observation Trial
    Timothy J Wilt
    Minneapolis VA Center for Chronic Diseases Outcomes Research, 1 Veterans Drive 111 0, Minneapolis, MN, 55417, USA
    Recent Results Cancer Res 202:149-69. 2014
  3. doi request reprint Pharmacologic therapy for primary restless legs syndrome: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Timothy J Wilt
    Center for Chronic Disease Outcomes Research, Minneapolis VA Health Care, System, Minneapolis, MN 55417, USA
    JAMA Intern Med 173:496-505. 2013
  4. pmc Radical prostatectomy versus observation for localized prostate cancer
    Timothy J Wilt
    Center for Chronic Disease Outcomes Research, Minneapolis Veterans Affairs VA Health Care System, and Section of General Medicine, University of Minnesota School of Medicine, Minneapolis, USA
    N Engl J Med 367:203-13. 2012
  5. pmc Prevalence and trends of selected urologic conditions for VA healthcare users
    Min Woong Sohn
    Midwest Center for Health Services and Policy Research, Edward Hines, JR VA Hospital, Hines, IL, USA
    BMC Urol 6:30. 2006
  6. doi request reprint 5-α-Reductase inhibitors for prostate cancer chemoprevention: an updated Cochrane systematic review
    Timothy J Wilt
    Minneapolis VA Center for Chronic Disease Outcomes Research, Minneapolis, MN 55417, USA
    BJU Int 106:1444-51. 2010
  7. ncbi request reprint Systematic review: comparative effectiveness and harms of treatments for clinically localized prostate cancer
    Timothy J Wilt
    University of Minnesota School of Medicine, Minneapolis Veterans Affairs Center for Chronic Disease Outcomes Research, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55417, USA
    Ann Intern Med 148:435-48. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Antiviral therapy for adults with chronic hepatitis B: a systematic review for a National Institutes of Health Consensus Development Conference
    Tatyana A Shamliyan
    Minnesota Evidence based Practice Center, Division of Health Policy and Management, University of Minnesota School of Public Health, 420 Delaware Street SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Ann Intern Med 150:111-24. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint Who uses decision aids? Subgroup analyses from a randomized controlled effectiveness trial of two prostate cancer screening decision support interventions
    Melissa R Partin
    Center for Chronic Disease Outcomes Research, Minneapolis Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN 55417, USA
    Health Expect 9:285-95. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Measuring patient knowledge of the risks and benefits of prostate cancer screening
    David M Radosevich
    Clinical Outcomes Research Center, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 54:143-52. 2004

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Publications72

  1. doi request reprint The Prostate cancer Intervention Versus Observation Trial:VA/NCI/AHRQ Cooperative Studies Program #407 (PIVOT): design and baseline results of a randomized controlled trial comparing radical prostatectomy to watchful waiting for men with clinically locali
    Timothy J Wilt
    Minneapolis VA Center for Chronic Disease Outcomes Research, Minneapolis, MN 55417, United States
    Contemp Clin Trials 30:81-7. 2009
    ....
  2. doi request reprint Management of Low Risk and Low PSA Prostate Cancer: Long Term Results from the Prostate Cancer Intervention Versus Observation Trial
    Timothy J Wilt
    Minneapolis VA Center for Chronic Diseases Outcomes Research, 1 Veterans Drive 111 0, Minneapolis, MN, 55417, USA
    Recent Results Cancer Res 202:149-69. 2014
    ....
  3. doi request reprint Pharmacologic therapy for primary restless legs syndrome: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Timothy J Wilt
    Center for Chronic Disease Outcomes Research, Minneapolis VA Health Care, System, Minneapolis, MN 55417, USA
    JAMA Intern Med 173:496-505. 2013
    ..We conducted a systematic review to evaluate efficacy, safety, and comparative effectiveness of pharmacologic treatments for primary RLS...
  4. pmc Radical prostatectomy versus observation for localized prostate cancer
    Timothy J Wilt
    Center for Chronic Disease Outcomes Research, Minneapolis Veterans Affairs VA Health Care System, and Section of General Medicine, University of Minnesota School of Medicine, Minneapolis, USA
    N Engl J Med 367:203-13. 2012
    ..The effectiveness of surgery versus observation for men with localized prostate cancer detected by means of prostate-specific antigen (PSA) testing is not known...
  5. pmc Prevalence and trends of selected urologic conditions for VA healthcare users
    Min Woong Sohn
    Midwest Center for Health Services and Policy Research, Edward Hines, JR VA Hospital, Hines, IL, USA
    BMC Urol 6:30. 2006
    ..The objective of this study is to describe the prevalence rates and trends of urologic cancers and selected benign conditions from 1999 to 2002 for VHA users...
  6. doi request reprint 5-α-Reductase inhibitors for prostate cancer chemoprevention: an updated Cochrane systematic review
    Timothy J Wilt
    Minneapolis VA Center for Chronic Disease Outcomes Research, Minneapolis, MN 55417, USA
    BJU Int 106:1444-51. 2010
    ..To estimate the benefits and harms of 5-α-reductase inhibitors (5-α-RIs) in preventing prostate cancer...
  7. ncbi request reprint Systematic review: comparative effectiveness and harms of treatments for clinically localized prostate cancer
    Timothy J Wilt
    University of Minnesota School of Medicine, Minneapolis Veterans Affairs Center for Chronic Disease Outcomes Research, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55417, USA
    Ann Intern Med 148:435-48. 2008
    ..The comparative effectiveness of localized prostate cancer treatments is largely unknown...
  8. ncbi request reprint Antiviral therapy for adults with chronic hepatitis B: a systematic review for a National Institutes of Health Consensus Development Conference
    Tatyana A Shamliyan
    Minnesota Evidence based Practice Center, Division of Health Policy and Management, University of Minnesota School of Public Health, 420 Delaware Street SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Ann Intern Med 150:111-24. 2009
    ..Chronic hepatitis B infection can lead to liver failure, hepatocellular carcinoma, and death...
  9. ncbi request reprint Who uses decision aids? Subgroup analyses from a randomized controlled effectiveness trial of two prostate cancer screening decision support interventions
    Melissa R Partin
    Center for Chronic Disease Outcomes Research, Minneapolis Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN 55417, USA
    Health Expect 9:285-95. 2006
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Measuring patient knowledge of the risks and benefits of prostate cancer screening
    David M Radosevich
    Clinical Outcomes Research Center, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 54:143-52. 2004
    ..The 10-item index developed in this study provides a valid and reliable tool for assessing patient knowledge of the risks and benefits of CaP screening...
  11. doi request reprint Medical management to prevent recurrent nephrolithiasis in adults: a systematic review for an American College of Physicians Clinical Guideline
    Howard A Fink
    Minneapolis Veterans Affairs Medical Center, One Veterans Drive, Minneapolis, MN 55417, USA
    Ann Intern Med 158:535-43. 2013
    ..Optimum management to prevent recurrent kidney stones is uncertain...
  12. doi request reprint Screening for, monitoring, and treatment of chronic kidney disease stages 1 to 3: a systematic review for the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force and for an American College of Physicians Clinical Practice Guideline
    Howard A Fink
    Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    Ann Intern Med 156:570-81. 2012
    ..Screening and monitoring for chronic kidney disease (CKD) could lead to earlier interventions that improve clinical outcomes...
  13. pmc Reduction in physician reimbursement and use of hormone therapy in prostate cancer
    Sean P Elliott
    Department of Urologic Surgery, University of Minnesota, 420 Delaware St SE, MMC 394, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 102:1826-34. 2010
    ..The 2003 Medicare Modernization Act reduced reimbursements for AST by 64% between 2004 and 2005, but the effect of this large reduction on use of AST is unknown...
  14. pmc Randomized trial examining the effect of two prostate cancer screening educational interventions on patient knowledge, preferences, and behaviors
    Melissa R Partin
    Center for Chronic Disease Outcomes Research, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis 55417, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 19:835-42. 2004
    ..To assess the effect of video and pamphlet interventions on patient prostate cancer (CaP) screening knowledge, decision-making participation, preferences, and behaviors...
  15. doi request reprint Serenoa repens for benign prostatic hyperplasia
    James Tacklind
    Center for Chronic Disease Outcomes Research 111 0, Minneapolis Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 12:CD001423. 2012
    ..The extract of the berry of the American saw palmetto, or dwarf palm plant, Serenoa repens (SR), which is also known by its botanical name of Sabal serrulatum, is one of several phytotherapeutic agents available for the treatment of BPH...
  16. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and risk factors of fecal incontinence in community-dwelling men
    Tatyana A Shamliyan
    Minnesota Evidence based Practice Center, Minneapolis, USA
    Rev Gastroenterol Disord 9:E97-110. 2009
    ..Cognitive impairment, poor general health, surgery, and radiation for prostate cancer were associated with incontinence in community-dwelling men. No effective interventions are known at the present time...
  17. doi request reprint Systematic review: effective management strategies for lactose intolerance
    Aasma Shaukat
    University of Minnesota and Minneapolis Veterans Affairs Medical Center, One Veterans Drive, Minneapolis, MN 55471, USA
    Ann Intern Med 152:797-803. 2010
    ..Lactose intolerance resulting in gastrointestinal symptoms is a common health concern. Diagnosis and management of this condition remain unclear...
  18. doi request reprint Meta-analysis: effect of patient self-testing and self-management of long-term anticoagulation on major clinical outcomes
    Hanna E Bloomfield
    Minneapolis Veterans Affairs Health Care System, One Veteran s Drive, Minneapolis, MN 55417, USA
    Ann Intern Med 154:472-82. 2011
    ..Anticoagulation with vitamin K antagonists reduces major thromboembolic complications in at-risk patients. With portable monitoring devices, patients can conduct their own international normalized ratio testing and dose adjustment at home...
  19. doi request reprint Antimicrobial urinary catheters: a systematic review
    Dimitri M Drekonja
    Infectious Diseases, Minneapolis Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Expert Rev Med Devices 5:495-506. 2008
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  20. doi request reprint Association between hospital and surgeon radical prostatectomy volume and patient outcomes: a systematic review
    Timothy J Wilt
    Minnesota Evidence based Practice Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    J Urol 180:820-8; discussion 828-9. 2008
    ..We examined the association between hospital and surgeon volume, and patient outcomes after radical prostatectomy...
  21. pmc Systematic review of the literature on comparative effectiveness of antiviral treatments for chronic hepatitis B infection
    Tatyana A Shamliyan
    Division of Health Policy and Management, Minnesota Evidence based Practice Center, University of Minnesota School of Public Health, 420 Delaware Street SE, D330 5 Mayo MMC 729, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 26:326-39. 2011
    ..To evaluate the comparative effectiveness of antiviral drugs in adults with chronic hepatitis B monoinfection for evidence-based decision-making...
  22. pmc Effect of exercise on disorders of carbohydrate and lipid metabolism in adults with traumatic spinal cord injury: systematic review of the evidence
    Kathleen F Carlson
    Center for Chronic Disease Outcomes Research, VA Medical Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55417, USA
    J Spinal Cord Med 32:361-78. 2009
    ..The objective of this study was to conduct a systematic review to determine the effectiveness of exercise to improve carbohydrate and lipid metabolism disorders in adults with chronic SCI...
  23. ncbi request reprint Pelvic floor muscle training to improve urinary incontinence after radical prostatectomy: a systematic review of effectiveness
    Roderick MacDonald
    Minneapolis Veterans Affairs Center for Chronic Disease Outcomes Research, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, 1 Veterans Drive, Minneapolis, MN 55417, USA
    BJU Int 100:76-81. 2007
    ..To evaluate the effectiveness of pelvic floor muscle training (PFMT) for treating urinary incontinence (UI) after radical prostatectomy (RP) by reviewing evidence from randomized trials...
  24. ncbi request reprint Systematic review: randomized, controlled trials of nonsurgical treatments for urinary incontinence in women
    Tatyana A Shamliyan
    Division of Health Policy and Management, University of Minnesota School of Public Health, D351 Mayo MMC 197, 420 Delaware Street SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Ann Intern Med 148:459-73. 2008
    ..Urinary incontinence in women is a common problem that adversely affects quality of life...
  25. ncbi request reprint Management of stable chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a systematic review for a clinical practice guideline
    Timothy J Wilt
    Minnesota Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality Evidence based Practice Center, Minneapolis Veterans Affairs Medical Center, and University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55417, USA
    Ann Intern Med 147:639-53. 2007
    ....
  26. doi request reprint Participation after multidisciplinary rehabilitation for moderate to severe traumatic brain injury in adults: a systematic review
    Michelle Brasure
    Minnesota Evidence based Practice Center, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 94:1398-420. 2013
    ..This article presents results of select key questions from a recent Agency for Healthcare Quality and Research comparative effectiveness review...
  27. ncbi request reprint WITHDRAWN: Tamsulosin for benign prostatic hyperplasia
    Timothy J Wilt
    General Internal Medicine 111 0, VAMC, One Veterans Drive, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA, 55417
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 9:CD002081. 2011
    ..Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) is a nonmalignant enlargement of the prostate which can result in bothersome lower urinary tract symptoms. The treatment goal for men with BPH is to relieve these bothersome symptoms...
  28. doi request reprint Wheeled mobility (wheelchair) service delivery: scope of the evidence
    Nancy Greer
    Center for Chronic Disease Outcomes Research, Minneapolis Veterans Affairs Health Care System, Minnesota, USA
    Ann Intern Med 156:141-6. 2012
    ..The evidence base for the effectiveness of approaches to wheeled mobility service delivery is insufficient, and additional research is needed to develop standards and guidelines...
  29. ncbi request reprint Alfuzosin for treatment of lower urinary tract symptoms compatible with benign prostatic hyperplasia: a systematic review of efficacy and adverse effects
    Roderick MacDonald
    Minneapolis Veterans Affairs Center for Chronic Disease Outcomes Research, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55417, USA
    Urology 66:780-8. 2005
    ..To evaluate the efficacy and adverse effects of alfuzosin for the treatment of lower urinary tract symptoms associated with benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH)...
  30. doi request reprint The impact of surgery, radiation, and systemic treatment on outcomes in patients with ductal carcinoma in situ
    Robert L Kane
    Division of Health Policy and Management, University of Minnesota School of Public Health, D351 Mayo MMC 729, 420 Delaware St SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst Monogr 2010:130-3. 2010
    ..Ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) is associated with low rates of mortality. Outcomes are generally assessed in terms of recurrence...
  31. pmc Diet, fluid, or supplements for secondary prevention of nephrolithiasis: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized trials
    Howard A Fink
    Geriatric Research Education and Clinical Center, VA Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN 55417, USA
    Eur Urol 56:72-80. 2009
    ....
  32. doi request reprint Comparative effectiveness of Clostridium difficile treatments: a systematic review
    Dimitri M Drekonja
    Minneapolis Veterans Affairs Health Care System, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minnesota Evidence based Practice Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55417, USA
    Ann Intern Med 155:839-47. 2011
    ..Clostridium difficile infection is increasing in incidence and severity. The optimal treatment is unknown...
  33. doi request reprint Management of hyperglycemia, dyslipidemia, and albuminuria in patients with diabetes and CKD: a systematic review for a KDOQI clinical practice guideline
    Yelena Slinin
    Minneapolis Veterans Affairs Healthcare System, Department of Medicine, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55417, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 60:747-69. 2012
    ....
  34. ncbi request reprint Cost savings associated with increased RN staffing in acute care hospitals: simulation exercise
    Tatyana A Shamliyan
    Minnesota Evidence based Practice Center, Division of Health Policy and Management, University of Minnesota School of Public Health, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Nurs Econ 27:302-14, 331. 2009
    ..Hospitals do not experience sufficient monetary benefit from reduced length of stay corresponding to an increased RN staffing. Policy decisions about RN staffing should include cost-utility analyses...
  35. doi request reprint A conceptual framework for understanding and reducing overuse by primary care providers
    Adam A Powell
    1Center for Chronic Disease Outcomes Research, Minneapolis VA Health Care System, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Med Care Res Rev 70:451-72. 2013
    ..Interventions that have been commonly used to address provider overuse behavior are reviewed within the context of the framework. ..
  36. pmc Benign prostatic hyperplasia. Part 2--management
    Timothy J Wilt
    Center for Chronic Disease Outcomes Research, 1 Veterans Drive 111 0, Minneapolis, MN 55417, USA
    BMJ 336:206-10. 2008
  37. doi request reprint Treatment interventions in nursing home residents with urinary incontinence: a systematic review of randomized trials
    Howard A Fink
    Geriatric Research Education and Clinical Center, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN 55417, USA
    Mayo Clin Proc 83:1332-43. 2008
    ..To determine the efficacy and safety of treatments for nursing home residents with urinary incontinence (UI)...
  38. pmc The Prostate Cancer Intervention Versus Observation Trial: VA/NCI/AHRQ Cooperative Studies Program #407 (PIVOT): design and baseline results of a randomized controlled trial comparing radical prostatectomy with watchful waiting for men with clinically loc
    Timothy J Wilt
    Minneapolis VA Center for Chronic Disease Outcomes Research, 1 Veterans Drive 111 0, Minneapolis, MN 55417, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst Monogr 2012:184-90. 2012
    ..Results will yield important information regarding the relative effectiveness and harms of surgery compared with WW for men with predominately PSA-detected clinically localized prostate cancer...
  39. ncbi request reprint Prevalence, severity, and health correlates of lower urinary tract symptoms among older men: the MrOS study
    Brent C Taylor
    Center for Chronic Disease Outcomes Research, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55417, USA
    Urology 68:804-9. 2006
    ..To describe the prevalence, severity, and health correlates of lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) in older community-dwelling U.S. men...
  40. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of statin therapy in adults with coronary heart disease
    Timothy J Wilt
    Center for Chronic Disease Outcomes Research, Minneapolis VA Medical Center, Minneapolis, Minn 55417, USA
    Arch Intern Med 164:1427-36. 2004
    ....
  41. doi request reprint Clinical outcomes in adults with chronic hepatitis B in association with patient and viral characteristics: A systematic review of evidence
    Brent C Taylor
    Center for Chronic Disease Outcomes Research, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN 55417, USA
    Hepatology 49:S85-95. 2009
    ..Baseline patient and disease characteristics provide important information about the risk of clinical outcomes and should be incorporated into monitoring or treatment decisions...
  42. pmc Bringing an organizational perspective to the optimal number of colorectal cancer screening options debate
    Melissa R Partin
    Center for Chronic Disease Outcomes Research, Minneapolis VA Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN 55417, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 27:376-80. 2012
    ..In light of these organizational level considerations, we agree with the assertion made by others that a screening program limited to FOBT and colonoscopy is likely to be ideal in most settings...
  43. doi request reprint Couple and family involvement in adult mental health treatment: a systematic review
    Laura A Meis
    Center for Chronic Disease Outcomes Research, Minneapolis Veterans Affairs Health Care System, USA
    Clin Psychol Rev 33:275-86. 2013
    ....
  44. pmc Serenoa repens monotherapy for benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH): an updated Cochrane systematic review
    Roderick MacDonald
    Minneapolis VA Center for Chronic Disease Outcomes Research, 1 Veterans Drive 111 0, Minneapolis, MN 55417, USA
    BJU Int 109:1756-61. 2012
    ..During the last 4 years we have seen two very high quality trials comparing Serenoa repens to placebo and up to 72 weeks' duration. These trials found Serenoa repens no better than placebo, even (in one trial) at escalating doses...
  45. ncbi request reprint WITHDRAWN: Terazosin for benign prostatic hyperplasia
    Timothy J Wilt
    General Internal Medicine 111 0, VAMC, One Veterans Drive, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA, 55417
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 9:CD003851. 2011
    ..To relieve these bothersome symptoms, treatment options include alpha-antagonists, also know as alpha-blockers...
  46. doi request reprint Prevalence, assessment, and treatment of mild traumatic brain injury and posttraumatic stress disorder: a systematic review of the evidence
    Kathleen F Carlson
    Center for Chronic Disease Outcomes Research, Minneapolis VA Medical Center 152 2E, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55417, USA
    J Head Trauma Rehabil 26:103-15. 2011
    ..A synthesis of the evidence on prevalence, diagnostic accuracy, andtreatment effectiveness for mTBI/PTSD would be of use to clinicians, researchers, and policymakers...
  47. pmc Neurotoxin treatments for urinary incontinence in subjects with spinal cord injury or multiple sclerosis: a systematic review of effectiveness and adverse effects
    Roderick MacDonald
    Center for Chronic Disease Outcomes Research, Minneapolis Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 55417, USA
    J Spinal Cord Med 31:157-65. 2008
    ..The objective was to evaluate the effectiveness of neurotoxin treatments of urinary incontinence (UI) in individuals with spinal cord injury (SCI) or multiple sclerosis (MS)...
  48. ncbi request reprint Systematic review: repair of unruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm
    Frank A Lederle
    Veterans Affairs Medical Center and University of Minnesota School of Public Health, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55417, USA
    Ann Intern Med 146:735-41. 2007
    ....
  49. pmc Doxazosin in the treatment of benign prostatic hypertrophy: an update
    Timothy J Wilt
    Minneapolis Veterans Affairs Center for Chronic Disease Outcomes Research, the Cochrane Review Group in Prostate Diseases and Urologic Cancers, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Minneapolis 55417, USA
    Clin Interv Aging 1:389-401. 2006
    ..Efficacy was comparable with other alpha 1--blockers. Withdrawals from treatment for any cause were comparable to placebo. Dizziness and fatigue occurred more frequently with doxazosin compared to placebo...
  50. ncbi request reprint Sildenafil for male erectile dysfunction: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Howard A Fink
    Geriatric Research Education and Clinical Center, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, 1 Veterans Dr, PO Box 11G, Minneapolis, MN 55417, USA
    Arch Intern Med 162:1349-60. 2002
    ..To determine the efficacy and safety of sildenafil citrate in the treatment of male erectile dysfunction...
  51. ncbi request reprint Spirometry as a motivational tool to improve smoking cessation rates: a systematic review of the literature
    Timothy J Wilt
    Minnesota Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality Evidence based Practice Center and Minneapolis Veterans Affairs VA Center for Chronic Disease Outcomes Research and Section of General Medicine, MN, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 9:21-32. 2007
    ..Spirometric values are of limited benefit as a predictor of smoking cessation or as a tool to "customize" smoking cessation strategies...
  52. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of abdominal aortic aneurysm repair: a systematic review
    Yvonne C Jonk
    University of Minnesota, Minneapolis VA Center for Chronic Disease Outcomes Research, USA
    Int J Technol Assess Health Care 23:205-15. 2007
    ..Although open surgery has been considered the gold standard for prevention of AAA rupture, emerging less-invasive endovascular treatments have led to increased interest in evaluating the cost and cost-effectiveness of treatment options...
  53. pmc Benign prostatic hyperplasia. Part 1--diagnosis
    Timothy J Wilt
    Center for Chronic Disease Outcomes Research, 1 Veterans Drive 111 0, Minneapolis, MN 55417, USA
    BMJ 336:146-9. 2008
  54. pmc Chapter 12: systematic review of prognostic tests
    Thomas S Rector
    Minneapolis Veterans Affairs Health Care System and School of Medicine, University of Minnesota, One Veterans Drive, Minneapolis, MN 55905, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 27:S94-101. 2012
    ..Review of studies of the association between a potential prognostic test and patient outcomes would have little impact other than to determine whether further development as a prognostic test might be warranted...
  55. pmc Clinically localised prostate cancer
    Timothy J Wilt
    Minneapolis VA Center for Chronic Disease Outcomes Research, 1 Veterans Drive 111 0, Minneapolis, MN 55417, USA
    BMJ 333:1102-6. 2006
  56. ncbi request reprint Clinical efficacy of OM-85 BV in COPD and chronic bronchitis: a systematic review
    Mark D Sprenkle
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Hennepin County Medical Center, Pulmonary Medicine 865B, 701 Park Ave, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55415, USA
    COPD 2:167-75. 2005
    ..Further randomized controlled trials enrolling large numbers of persons with well-defined COPD are necessary to confirm the effectiveness of this agent...
  57. doi request reprint Teledermatology for diagnosis and management of skin conditions: a systematic review
    Erin M Warshaw
    Minneapolis Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Center for Chronic Disease Outcomes Research, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55417, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 64:759-72. 2011
    ..We performed a systematic review of the literature addressing teledermatology: (1) diagnostic accuracy/concordance; (2) management accuracy/concordance; (3) clinical outcomes; and (4) costs...
  58. pmc Impact of diastolic and systolic blood pressure on mortality: implications for the definition of "normal"
    Brent C Taylor
    Department of Veterans Affairs Health Care System, Center for Chronic Disease Outcomes Research, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 26:685-90. 2011
    ..The National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute currently defines a blood pressure under 120/80 as "normal."..
  59. ncbi request reprint Tamsulosin for treating lower urinary tract symptoms compatible with benign prostatic obstruction: a systematic review of efficacy and adverse effects
    Timothy J Wilt
    Minneapolis Veterans Affairs Center for Chronic Disease Outcomes Research, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    J Urol 167:177-83. 2002
    ..We systematically reviewed the effectiveness and adverse effects of tamsulosin for lower urinary tract symptoms compatible with benign prostatic obstruction...
  60. ncbi request reprint Prostate cancer intervention. Involving the patient in early detection and treatment
    Timothy J Wilt
    University of Minnesota School of Medicine Twin Cities, Minneapolis, USA
    Postgrad Med 114:43-9; quiz 50. 2003
    ..At least two of the many materials developed can be easily administered with very few resources and independent of primary care encounters...
  61. ncbi request reprint Clarifying uncertainty regarding detection and treatment of early-stage prostate cancer
    Timothy J Wilt
    Minneapolis VA Center for Chronic Disease Outcomes Research, Minneapolis, MN 55417, USA
    Semin Urol Oncol 20:10-7. 2002
    ....
  62. pmc Excessive antibiotic use in men with prostatitis
    Brent C Taylor
    Center for Chronic Disease Outcomes Research, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN 55417, USA
    Am J Med 121:444-9. 2008
    ..Prostatitis accounts for 2 million outpatient visits annually. The majority of prostatitis cases fit the definition of chronic pelvic pain syndrome, for which routine antibiotic use is not indicated...
  63. doi request reprint Weight loss and proteinuria: systematic review of clinical trials and comparative cohorts
    Farsad Afshinnia
    St Joseph s Hospital, HealthEast Care System, University of Minnesota School of Public Health, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 25:1173-83. 2010
    ..The impact of weight loss on proteinuria and renal function is less clear. We aimed to determine the effect of intentional weight loss on proteinuria and kidney function...
  64. ncbi request reprint Phytoestrogens for treatment of menopausal symptoms: a systematic review
    Erin E Krebs
    Department of Medicine, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 104:824-36. 2004
    ..To assess the efficacy and tolerability of phytoestrogens for treatment of menopausal symptoms...
  65. ncbi request reprint WITHDRAWN: Cernilton for benign prostatic hyperplasia
    Timothy J Wilt
    General Internal Medicine 111 0, VAMC, One Veterans Drive, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA, 55417
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 5:CD001042. 2011
    ..Cernilton, prepared from the rye-grass pollen Secale cereale, is one of the several phytotherapeutic agents available for the treatment of BPH...
  66. ncbi request reprint The association of registered nurse staffing levels and patient outcomes: systematic review and meta-analysis
    Robert L Kane
    University of Minnesota School of Public Health, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, USA
    Med Care 45:1195-204. 2007
    ..To examine the association between registered nurse (RN) staffing and patient outcomes in acute care hospitals...
  67. pmc Commentary: controversies in NICE guidance on prostate cancer
    Timothy J Wilt
    Minneapolis VA Center for Chronic Disease Outcomes Research, 1 Veterans Drive 111 0, Minneapolis, MN 55417, USA
    BMJ 336:612-4. 2008
  68. pmc Efficacy of N-acetylcysteine in preventing renal injury after heart surgery: a systematic review of randomized trials
    A Selcuk Adabag
    Division of Cardiology 111 C, Minneapolis Veterans Affairs Medical Center, The Minneapolis VA Center for Chronic Disease Outcomes Research, and the University of Minnesota, One Veterans Drive, Minneapolis, MN 55417, USA
    Eur Heart J 30:1910-7. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to assess whether perioperative N-acetylcysteine (NAC), an antioxidant, prevents acute renal injury (ARI) after cardiac surgery...
  69. doi request reprint Practice patterns in benign prostatic hyperplasia surgical therapy: the dramatic increase in minimally invasive technologies
    Xinhua Yu
    Division of Health Policy and Management, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, USA
    J Urol 180:241-5; discussion 245. 2008
    ..We describe the trends in transurethral prostatectomy and minimally invasive surgical treatments for benign prostate hyperplasia from 1999 through 2005 among elderly male Medicare beneficiaries...
  70. ncbi request reprint Systematic review: antimicrobial urinary catheters to prevent catheter-associated urinary tract infection in hospitalized patients
    James R Johnson
    Veterans Affairs Medical Center and University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55417, USA
    Ann Intern Med 144:116-26. 2006
    ..The efficacy of antimicrobial urinary catheters in hospitalized patients is poorly defined...
  71. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of gemfibrozil for coronary heart disease patients with low levels of high-density lipoprotein cholesterol: the Department of Veterans Affairs High-Density Lipoprotein Cholesterol Intervention Trial
    John A Nyman
    Division of Health Services Research and Policy, University of Minnesota, 420 Delaware St SE, Mail Route 729, Minneapolis, MN 55455 0392, USA
    Arch Intern Med 162:177-82. 2002
    ..The study showed that gemfibrozil therapy significantly reduced major cardiovascular events (cardiovascular death, myocardial infarction, and stroke) in patients with coronary heart disease, low HDL-C levels, and low LDL-C levels...
  72. ncbi request reprint Agreement about indications for total knee arthroplasty
    William W Cross
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 446:34-9. 2006
    ..Level of Evidence: Economic and decision analyses, level IV (analyses with no sensitivity analyses). See Guidelines for Authors for a complete description of levels of evidence...