Natalie G Coburn

Summary

Affiliation: Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Surgical management of intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma--a population-based study
    Jensen C C Tan
    Department of Surgery, Division of General Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    Ann Surg Oncol 15:600-8. 2008
  2. ncbi request reprint Surgeons' knowledge of quality indicators for gastric cancer surgery
    Lucy K Helyer
    Department of Surgical Oncology, Princess Margaret Hospital, University Health Network, 610 University Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, M5G 2M9, Canada
    Gastric Cancer 10:205-14. 2007
  3. pmc Medial open transversus abdominis plane (MOTAP) catheters for analgesia following open liver resection: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
    Paul Karanicolas
    Department of Surgery, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Canada
    Trials 15:241. 2014
  4. ncbi request reprint Significant regional variation in adequacy of lymph node assessment and survival in gastric cancer
    Natalie G Coburn
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Toronto Sunnybrook Regional Cancer Centre, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Cancer 107:2143-51. 2006
  5. doi request reprint Evaluation of CT and MRI scanning among cancer patients in Ontario
    Natalie Coburn
    Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, 2075 Bayview Ave, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M4N 3M5
    Clin Imaging 35:301-8. 2011
  6. ncbi request reprint Adjuvant therapy for resected gastric cancer--rapid, yet incomplete adoption following results of intergroup 0116 trial
    Natalie G Coburn
    Department of Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 70:1073-80. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Stage-specific effect of adjuvant therapy following gastric cancer resection: a population-based analysis of 4,041 patients
    Natalie G Coburn
    Department of Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Ann Surg Oncol 15:500-7. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Treatment variation by insurance status for breast cancer patients
    Natalie Coburn
    University of Toronto, Division of Surgical Oncology, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Breast J 14:128-34. 2008
  9. doi request reprint Management of gastric cancer in Ontario
    Natalie G Coburn
    Department of Surgery, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Surg Oncol 102:54-63. 2010
  10. doi request reprint CT, MRI and ultrasound scanning rates: evaluation of cancer diagnosis, staging and surveillance in Ontario
    Natalie Coburn
    Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Surg Oncol 98:490-9. 2008

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  1. ncbi request reprint Surgical management of intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma--a population-based study
    Jensen C C Tan
    Department of Surgery, Division of General Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    Ann Surg Oncol 15:600-8. 2008
    ..Cholangiocarcinoma (CCA) is associated with poor survival and therapeutic nihilism. To date, there has not been an examination of the surgical management of CCA at a population level...
  2. ncbi request reprint Surgeons' knowledge of quality indicators for gastric cancer surgery
    Lucy K Helyer
    Department of Surgical Oncology, Princess Margaret Hospital, University Health Network, 610 University Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, M5G 2M9, Canada
    Gastric Cancer 10:205-14. 2007
    ..We hypothesize that the majority of surgeons performing gastric cancer surgery in North America are unaware of the recommended standards...
  3. pmc Medial open transversus abdominis plane (MOTAP) catheters for analgesia following open liver resection: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
    Paul Karanicolas
    Department of Surgery, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Canada
    Trials 15:241. 2014
    ..The objective of this trial is to assess the efficacy of this technique...
  4. ncbi request reprint Significant regional variation in adequacy of lymph node assessment and survival in gastric cancer
    Natalie G Coburn
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Toronto Sunnybrook Regional Cancer Centre, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Cancer 107:2143-51. 2006
    ..The 1997 American Joint Commission on Cancer/Union Internationale Contre le Cancer guidelines were revised, requiring examination of > or =15 LN for staging...
  5. doi request reprint Evaluation of CT and MRI scanning among cancer patients in Ontario
    Natalie Coburn
    Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, 2075 Bayview Ave, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M4N 3M5
    Clin Imaging 35:301-8. 2011
    ..This study was conducted to determine trends in utilization of CT and MRI in cancer patients in Ontario over a period of 9 years...
  6. ncbi request reprint Adjuvant therapy for resected gastric cancer--rapid, yet incomplete adoption following results of intergroup 0116 trial
    Natalie G Coburn
    Department of Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 70:1073-80. 2008
    ..This study examined the adoption of adjuvant treatment following the trial results and the factors associated with its use...
  7. ncbi request reprint Stage-specific effect of adjuvant therapy following gastric cancer resection: a population-based analysis of 4,041 patients
    Natalie G Coburn
    Department of Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Ann Surg Oncol 15:500-7. 2008
    ..Our objective was to examine the impact of adjuvant treatment on overall survival (OS) in the general population...
  8. doi request reprint Treatment variation by insurance status for breast cancer patients
    Natalie Coburn
    University of Toronto, Division of Surgical Oncology, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Breast J 14:128-34. 2008
    ..Reduction of disparities in breast cancer presentation and treatment may be possible by increasing enrollment of uninsured, program-eligible women in a state-supported screening and treatment program...
  9. doi request reprint Management of gastric cancer in Ontario
    Natalie G Coburn
    Department of Surgery, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Surg Oncol 102:54-63. 2010
    ..To describe the processes of care for gastric cancer in Ontario and identify areas in which care and possibly survival can be improved...
  10. doi request reprint CT, MRI and ultrasound scanning rates: evaluation of cancer diagnosis, staging and surveillance in Ontario
    Natalie Coburn
    Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Surg Oncol 98:490-9. 2008
    ..To examine practice patterns and rates of computed tomography (CT), magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), and abdominal ultrasound (AUS) during staging, treatment and surveillance for cancer patients...
  11. doi request reprint Lymph nodes and gastric cancer
    Natalie G Coburn
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Odette Cancer Centre, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Surg Oncol 99:199-206. 2009
    ..Currently, surgery is the only possible cure. Nodal status is an important prognostic indicator for gastric cancer, and despite results of randomized controlled trials, debate continues over the importance of aggressive lymphadenectomy...
  12. ncbi request reprint How many lymph nodes should be assessed in patients with gastric cancer? A systematic review
    Rajini Seevaratnam
    Sunnybrook Research Institute, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Canada
    Gastric Cancer 15:S70-88. 2012
    ..However, the number of LNs assessed in each GC case varies, and in many cases the number examined per gastric specimen is less than current recommendations...
  13. doi request reprint Processes of care in the multidisciplinary treatment of gastric cancer: results of a RAND/UCLA expert panel
    Savtaj S Brar
    Department of Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    JAMA Surg 149:18-25. 2014
    ..There is growing interest in reducing the variations and deficiencies in the multidisciplinary management of gastric cancer...
  14. ncbi request reprint Population-based assessment of the surgical management of locally advanced colorectal cancer
    Anand Govindarajan
    Division of General Surgery, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Natl Cancer Inst 98:1474-81. 2006
    ..We performed a population-based study to examine surgical practice and outcomes among patients with locally advanced adherent colorectal cancer in the United States...
  15. ncbi request reprint What studies are appropriate and necessary for staging gastric cancer? Results of a RAND/UCLA expert panel
    Matthew Dixon
    Department of Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada Division of Gastroenterology, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada Department of Surgery, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, Canada Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada Department of Community Health and Epidemiology, Queen s University, Kingston, ON, Canada
    J Clin Oncol 30:15. 2012
    ..15 Background: The approach for staging gastric cancer (GC) patients has not been well defined, resulting in widespread heterogeneity in the application of pre-operative staging modalities...
  16. ncbi request reprint What is the accuracy of sentinel lymph node biopsy for gastric cancer? A systematic review
    Roberta Cardoso
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Sunnybrook Research Institute, Odette Cancer Centre, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Suite T2 60, 2075 Bayview Ave, Toronto, ON, M4N 3M5, Canada
    Gastric Cancer 15:S48-59. 2012
    ..We aimed to identify and synthesize findings on the performance of SLN biopsies in gastric cancer...
  17. ncbi request reprint A systematic review of patient surveillance after curative gastrectomy for gastric cancer: a brief review
    Roberta Cardoso
    Sunnybrook Research Institute, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Canada
    Gastric Cancer 15:S164-7. 2012
    ..Many clinicians perform post-operative follow-up for these patients, although there is no consensus on the regimen, frequency of visits, mode of testing, or the rationale of a follow-up program...
  18. ncbi request reprint A novel approach to T classification in tumor-node-metastasis staging of breast cancer
    Natalie G Coburn
    Department of Surgical Oncology, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, University of Toronto, 2075 Bayview Ave, Suite T2 102, Toronto, Ontario, M4N 3M5 Canada
    Am J Surg 192:434-8. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the effect of measurement bias in breast cancer and to create a more rational T-size categorization in tumor-node-metastasis staging in response to smaller, screen-detected cancers and measurement bias...
  19. ncbi request reprint Variations in surgical treatment and outcomes of patients with pancreatic cancer: a population-based study
    Anand Govindarajan
    Division of General Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    Ann Surg Oncol 15:175-85. 2008
    ..There is ongoing debate on how variations in surgical technique affect outcomes in pancreatic cancer. This population-based study examines current surgical practice and outcomes for cancer of the pancreatic head...
  20. pmc The association of adjuvant therapy with survival at the population level following pancreatic adenocarcinoma resection
    Daniel J Kagedan
    Division of General Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    HPB (Oxford) 18:339-47. 2016
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  21. doi request reprint The impact of red blood cell transfusions on perioperative outcomes in the contemporary era of liver resection
    Julie Hallet
    Division of General Surgery, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre Odette Cancer Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Department of Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Surgery 159:1591-9. 2016
    ..Perioperative red blood cell transfusions (RBCTs) are common in patients undergoing partial hepatectomy. We sought to explore the relationship between RBCTs and posthepatectomy perioperative outcomes in the contemporary surgical era...
  22. doi request reprint Pasireotide for the Prevention of Pancreatic Fistula Following Pancreaticoduodenectomy: A Cost-effectiveness Analysis
    Nik Goyert
    Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Sunnybrook Research Institute, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Division of General Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Institute of Health Policy, Management, and Evaluation, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Ann Surg 265:2-10. 2017
    ..To determine the cost-effectiveness of perioperative administration of pasireotide for reduction of pancreatic fistula (PF)...
  23. ncbi request reprint Processes of care in curative therapy for gastric cancer: A RAND/UCLA appropriateness study
    Savtaj Singh Brar
    Department of Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada Sunnybrook Odette Cancer Centre, Toronto, ON, Canada Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, ON, Canada Department of Surgery, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, Canada Sunnybrook Research Institute, Toronto, ON, Canada Department of Community Health and Epidemiology, Queen s University, Kingston, ON, Canada
    J Clin Oncol 30:104. 2012
    ..104 Background: Processes of care in curative therapy for gastric cancer are ill-defined, have significant variations and may impact patient outcomes...
  24. ncbi request reprint A RAND/UCLA appropriateness study of the management of familial gastric cancer
    Matthew Dixon
    Department of Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada Department of Surgery, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB, Canada Department of Surgery, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, Canada Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada Division of Gastroenterology, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada Department of Community Health and Epidemiology, Queen s University, Kingston, ON, Canada
    J Clin Oncol 30:16. 2012
    ..16 Background: Hereditary diffuse gastric cancer (HDGC) makes up 0.1-0.3% of all gastric cancers. Management of patients with HDGC is inconsistent and there is disagreement regarding management...
  25. doi request reprint What studies are appropriate and necessary for staging gastric adenocarcinoma? Results of an international RAND/UCLA expert panel
    Matthew Dixon
    Sunnybrook Research Institute, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Gastric Cancer 17:377-82. 2014
    ..The approach for staging gastric adenocarcinoma (GC) has not been well defined, with heterogeneity in the application of staging modalities...
  26. ncbi request reprint A systematic review of surgery for non-curative gastric cancer
    Alyson L Mahar
    Sunnybrook Research Institute, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Canada
    Gastric Cancer 15:S125-37. 2012
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  27. ncbi request reprint Multivisceral resection for gastric cancer: a systematic review
    Savtaj S Brar
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Odette Cancer Centre, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, University of Toronto, Suite T2 60, 2075 Bayview Ave, Toronto, ON, M4N 3M5, Canada
    Gastric Cancer 15:S100-7. 2012
    ..One of the most powerful predictors of outcomes in gastric cancer surgery is an R0 resection. However, the extent of the required surgical resection and the additional benefit of multivisceral resection (MVR) are controversial...
  28. ncbi request reprint A systematic review of the accuracy and utility of peritoneal cytology in patients with gastric cancer
    Pierre Anthony Leake
    Department of Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Gastric Cancer 15:S27-37. 2012
    ..In this review, we aimed to identify and synthesize findings on the use of peritoneal cytology in predicting peritoneal recurrence and overall survival in curative gastric cancer patients...
  29. doi request reprint A descriptive analysis of gastric cancer specimen processing techniques
    Alyson L Mahar
    Sunnybrook Research Institute, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Surg Oncol 103:248-56. 2011
    ..A survey of pathologists in Ontario was performed to outline the processing techniques and practices for assessing gastric cancer specimens...
  30. doi request reprint Improving the quality of processing gastric cancer specimens: the pathologist's perspective
    Alyson L Mahar
    Centre for Health Services Sciences, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Surg Oncol 101:195-9. 2010
    ..To understand factors affecting optimal assessment we surveyed pathologists to identify external barriers...
  31. doi request reprint Quality indicators for gastric cancer surgery: a survey of practicing pathologists in Ontario
    Alia P Qureshi
    Division of General Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Ann Surg Oncol 16:1883-9. 2009
    ..Because disease management is highly collaborative, we surveyed pathologists to assess their knowledge of LN assessment and margins for processing gastric cancer specimens...
  32. pmc The impact of blood transfusion on perioperative outcomes following gastric cancer resection: an analysis of the American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program database
    Maryam Elmi
    From the Department of Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ont Elmi, Kagedan, Law, Karanicolas, Coburn, Hallet the Department of Public Health Sciences, Queen s University, Kingston, Ont Mahar the Division of General Surgery, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre Odette Cancer Centre, Toronto, Ont Law, Karanicolas, Coburn, Hallet the Division of Clinical Pathology, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Ont Lin, Callum and the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ont Lin, Callum
    Can J Surg 59:322-9. 2016
    ..This study examined the association between perioperative RBCT and short-term postoperative outcomes following gastrectomy for gastric cancer...
  33. doi request reprint Understanding Perioperative Transfusion Practices in Gastrointestinal Surgery-a Practice Survey of General Surgeons
    Lavanya Yohanathan
    Division of General Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    J Gastrointest Surg 20:1106-22. 2016
    ..To understand the underlying mechanisms that lead to gaps in practice, we sought to assess the attitudes of surgeons regarding the perioperative management of anemia and use of RBCT in patients having gastrointestinal surgery...
  34. doi request reprint Improving size, lymph node metastatic rate, breast conservation, and mortality of invasive breast cancer in Rhode Island women, a well-screened population
    Natalie G Coburn
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 135:831-7. 2012
    ..3 vs. 22.6 deaths per 100,000) and 41 % comparing the period from 1990 to 2008, which may exceed the goal of 50 % mortality reduction by 2015 established by the American Cancer Society...
  35. doi request reprint Defining Communication Improvement Needs in General Surgery: An Analysis of Pages, Communications, Patterns, and Content☆?>
    Julie Hallet
    Division of General Surgery, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Department of Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Sunnybrook Research Institute, Evaluative Clinical Sciences, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Electronic address
    J Surg Educ 73:959-967. 2016
    ..To describe patterns of pages communication to general surgery (GS) residents, identify the need for and develop strategies to improve interprofessional communication...
  36. ncbi request reprint What care is appropriate and necessary for metastatic gastric cancer patients? Results of a RAND/UCLA expert panel
    Alyson L Mahar
    Department of Community Health and Epidemiology, Queen s University, Kingston, ON, Canada Department of Surgery, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, Canada Department of Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, ON, Canada Sunnybrook Research Institute, Toronto, ON, Canada
    J Clin Oncol 30:70. 2012
    ..The utility of surgical and non-surgical options for non-curative, advanced disease is debated and the appropriate treatment strategy unclear...
  37. doi request reprint Beyond the dollar: Influence of sociodemographic marginalization on surgical resection, adjuvant therapy, and survival in patients with pancreatic cancer
    Daniel J Kagedan
    Division of General Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Cancer 122:3175-3182. 2016
    ....
  38. pmc The impact of peri-operative blood transfusions on post-pancreatectomy short-term outcomes: an analysis from the American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program
    Julie Hallet
    Division of General Surgery, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre Odette Cancer Centre, Toronto, ON, Canada
    HPB (Oxford) 17:975-82. 2015
    ..Peri-operative red blood cell transfusions (RBCT) may induce transfusion-related immunomodulation and impact post-operative recovery. This study examined the association between RBCT and post-pancreatectomy morbidity...
  39. doi request reprint Surgery for gallbladder cancer: a population-based analysis
    Natalie G Coburn
    Department of Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Am Coll Surg 207:371-82. 2008
    ..Single institutional studies report an aggressive surgical approach improves survival. This analysis was performed to examine the components of surgical resection and resultant survival...
  40. doi request reprint The Impact of Increasing Hospital Volume on 90-Day Postoperative Outcomes Following Pancreaticoduodenectomy
    Daniel J Kagedan
    Division of General Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    J Gastrointest Surg . 2017
    ..We sought to evaluate the impact of hospital volume on 90-day PD outcomes at hepatopancreatobiliary (HPB) centers within a regionalized system...
  41. pmc Hypophosphatemia and recovery of post-hepatectomy liver insufficiency
    Julie Hallet
    1 Division of General Surgery, Odette Cancer Centre, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Canada 2 Division of General Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada 3 Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    Hepatobiliary Surg Nutr 5:217-24. 2016
    ..Hypophosphatemia (HP) is frequent following liver resection, and thought to represent use of phosphate during liver regeneration. We sought to evaluate the association of post-hepatectomy HP with liver insufficiency and recovery...
  42. pmc Major liver resection, systemic fibrinolytic activity, and the impact of tranexamic acid
    Paul J Karanicolas
    Department of Surgery, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, ON, Canada Department of Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada Electronic address
    HPB (Oxford) 18:991-999. 2016
    ..Tranexamic acid (TXA) is an antifibrinolytic agent that decreases bleeding in various settings, but has not been well studied in patients undergoing liver resection...
  43. doi request reprint The Impact of Perioperative Red Blood Cell Transfusions on Long-Term Outcomes after Hepatectomy for Colorectal Liver Metastases
    Julie Hallet
    Division of General Surgery, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre Odette Cancer Centre, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Ann Surg Oncol 22:4038-45. 2015
    ..Their impact after colorectal liver metastases (CRLM) resection remains debated. We sought to explore the association between perioperative RBCT and oncologic outcomes following resection of CRLM...
  44. doi request reprint Is central venous pressure still relevant in the contemporary era of liver resection?
    Eva See Wah Cheng
    Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Surg Res 200:139-46. 2016
    ..We sought to assess the factors associated with perioperative RBCT after hepatectomy with a focus on intraoperative hemodynamics...
  45. ncbi request reprint A systematic review of the accuracy and indications for diagnostic laparoscopy prior to curative-intent resection of gastric cancer
    Pierre Anthony Leake
    Department of Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Gastric Cancer 15:S38-47. 2012
    ..We aimed to identify and synthesize findings on the value of DL for patients with gastric cancer, in this era of improved preoperative imaging...
  46. doi request reprint Compliance, attitudes and barriers to post-operative colorectal cancer follow-up
    Jonathan Cardella
    Department of Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Eval Clin Pract 14:407-15. 2008
    ..Our multidisciplinary team adopted a stringent CRC follow-up (FU) guideline in 2000. The purpose of this study was to assess adherence and barriers to FU for CRC...
  47. ncbi request reprint Patient Adherence and Experience with Extended Use of Prophylactic Low-Molecular-Weight Heparin Following Pancreas and Liver Resection
    Madeline Lemke
    Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Gastrointest Surg 20:1986-1996. 2016
    ..Overall adherence with these recommendations is poor, but little is known about feasibility and tolerability from a patient perspective...
  48. doi request reprint The Effect of Early Postoperative Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs on Pancreatic Fistula Following Pancreaticoduodenectomy
    Ramy Behman
    Department of Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    J Gastrointest Surg 19:1632-9. 2015
    ..Their effect on pancreaticoduodenectomy (PD) outcomes is unknown. We sought to examine the impact of early postoperative NSAIDs on pancreatic fistula (PF) after PD...
  49. ncbi request reprint Use of colonic stents in emergent malignant left colonic obstruction: a Markov chain Monte Carlo decision analysis
    Anand Govindarajan
    Division of General Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Dis Colon Rectum 50:1811-24. 2007
    ..This decision analysis examines the cost-effectiveness of colonic stenting as a bridge to surgery vs. surgery alone in the management of emergent, malignant left colonic obstruction...
  50. doi request reprint Survival Following Resection of Intra- and Extra-Hepatic Metastases from Colorectal Cancer: A Phase II Trial
    Alice C Wei
    Hepato Pancreato Biliary Surgical Oncology, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, University Health Network, Toronto General Hospital, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Ann Surg Oncol 23:2644-51. 2016
    ..Due to improved safety of hepatectomy, there is growing interest in multisite metastasectomy for IHM and EHM. The objective of this study was to evaluate the results of metastasectomy for patients with IHM and EHM from CRC...
  51. pmc The impact of portal pedicle clamping on survival from colorectal liver metastases in the contemporary era of liver resection: a matched cohort study
    Melanie E Tsang
    Department of Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    HPB (Oxford) 17:796-803. 2015
    ..Portal pedicle clamping (PPC) may impact micro-metastases' growth. This study examined the association between PPC and survival after a hepatectomy for colorectal liver metastases (CRLM)...
  52. doi request reprint Location, size, and distance: criteria for quality in esophagogastroduodenos copy reporting for pre-operative gastric cancer evaluation
    Nikila C Ravindran
    Division of Gastroenterology, St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Surg Endosc 28:1660-7. 2014
    ....
  53. doi request reprint Predictors of hospital stay and home care services use: a population-based, retrospective cohort study in stage IV gastric cancer
    Alyson L Mahar
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Queen s University, Kingston, ON, Canada
    Palliat Med 29:147-56. 2015
    ....
  54. ncbi request reprint Preoperative localization of colorectal cancer: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Sergio A Acuna
    Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Surg Endosc . 2016
    ..We systematically reviewed the tumor localization error rates of several preoperative endoscopic techniques and synthesized information on risk factors for localization errors and procedure-related adverse events...
  55. doi request reprint Interprofessional communication between surgery trainees and nurses in the inpatient wards: Why time and space matter
    Oshan Fernando
    a Sunnybrook Research Institute, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Interprof Care 30:567-73. 2016
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  56. doi request reprint A population-based study of the resource utilization and costs of managing resectable non-small cell lung cancer
    Alyson L Mahar
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Queen s University, Ontario, Canada
    Lung Cancer 86:281-7. 2014
    ..The purpose was to describe and compare the overall and regional resource utilization and costs of resected NSCLC treated with and without adjuvant chemotherapy...
  57. pmc The impact of pancreaticojejunostomy versus pancreaticogastrostomy reconstruction on pancreatic fistula after pancreaticoduodenectomy: meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials
    Julie Hallet
    Division of General Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Division of Surgical Oncology, Odette Cancer Centre, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    HPB (Oxford) 17:113-22. 2015
    ..This study examines the hypothesis that pancreaticogastrostomy (PG) is associated with a lower risk for PF after PD compared with pancreaticojejunostomy (PJ)...
  58. ncbi request reprint Decreased breast cancer tumor size, stage, and mortality in Rhode Island: an example of a well-screened population
    Natalie G Coburn
    Department of Surgery, Rhode Island Hospital, Brown University School of Medicine, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Cancer Control 11:222-30. 2004
    ..Since the 1980s, Rhode Island has achieved one of the highest mammography screening rates in the nation. The objective of this study was to determine the effect of high mammography rates on breast cancer presentation and outcomes...
  59. doi request reprint Treatment considerations for gallbladder cancer should include extent of surgery
    Sean P Cleary
    J Clin Oncol 26:4521-2; author reply 4524-6. 2008