The Hospital for Sick Children

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Organization: The Hospital for Sick Children
Country: Canada

Top Publications

  1. doi Predicting who will benefit from endoscopic third ventriculostomy compared with shunt insertion in childhood hydrocephalus using the ETV Success Score
    Abhaya V Kulkarni
    Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada
    J Neurosurg Pediatr 6:310-5. 2010
  2. ncbi Retrovirus silencing by an epigenetic TRIM
    James Ellis
    Developmental and Stem Cell Biology Program, SickKids Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Cell 131:13-4. 2007
  3. ncbi Challenges to participation in paediatric palliative care research: a review of the literature
    Deborah Tomlinson
    Child Health Evaluative Sciences, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Palliat Med 21:435-40. 2007
  4. ncbi The challenges of quantitative measurement of lung deposition using 99mTc-DTPA from delivery systems with very different delivery times
    Allan L Coates
    The Lung Biology Program, Research Institute of the Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    J Aerosol Med 20:320-30. 2007
  5. ncbi Quality of stroke rehabilitation clinical practice guidelines
    Amanda Hurdowar
    Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, Toronto, ON, Canada
    J Eval Clin Pract 13:657-64. 2007
  6. ncbi Utility of head and neck biopsies in the evaluation of posttransplant lymphoproliferative disorder
    Paolo Campisi
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, The Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 137:296-300. 2007
  7. ncbi Constrictive pericarditis after left extrapleural pneumonectomy and radiotherapy for malignant mesothelioma
    Edward J Hickey
    The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Thorac Oncol 2:673-5. 2007
  8. ncbi Guidelines to practice: the process of planning and implementing a pediatric sedation program
    Savithiri Ratnapalan
    Division of Emergency Medicine, The Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Pediatr Emerg Care 23:262-6. 2007
  9. ncbi Lessons learned from an animal model of Kawasaki disease
    R S M Yeung
    University of Toronto, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 25:S69-71. 2007
  10. ncbi Longitudinal study of depression, anxiety, irritability, and stress in pregnancy following evidence-based counseling on the use of antidepressants
    Lisa O'Brien
    Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto and Institute of Medical Science, University of Toronto
    J Psychiatr Pract 13:33-9. 2007

Detail Information

Publications62

  1. doi Predicting who will benefit from endoscopic third ventriculostomy compared with shunt insertion in childhood hydrocephalus using the ETV Success Score
    Abhaya V Kulkarni
    Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada
    J Neurosurg Pediatr 6:310-5. 2010
    ..In this paper, they assess the clinical utility of the ETVSS by determining whether long-term survival outcomes for ETV versus shunt insertion are different within strata of ETVSS (low, moderate, and high scores)...
  2. ncbi Retrovirus silencing by an epigenetic TRIM
    James Ellis
    Developmental and Stem Cell Biology Program, SickKids Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Cell 131:13-4. 2007
    ..Epigenetic silencing of retrovirus transcription is accomplished by "writing" a dimethyl mark on lysine 9 of histone H3 that is read by the heterochromatin protein HP1gamma...
  3. ncbi Challenges to participation in paediatric palliative care research: a review of the literature
    Deborah Tomlinson
    Child Health Evaluative Sciences, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Palliat Med 21:435-40. 2007
    ..These elements include obtaining the opinions on study design and interview script from experienced families and maximizing the partnership between health care professionals and the research team...
  4. ncbi The challenges of quantitative measurement of lung deposition using 99mTc-DTPA from delivery systems with very different delivery times
    Allan L Coates
    The Lung Biology Program, Research Institute of the Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    J Aerosol Med 20:320-30. 2007
    ..0(29.0, 35.0)%. This technique gave an acceptable level of accuracy for quantitative planar imaging and allowed the comparison of delivery from devices with very different rates of delivery...
  5. ncbi Quality of stroke rehabilitation clinical practice guidelines
    Amanda Hurdowar
    Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, Toronto, ON, Canada
    J Eval Clin Pract 13:657-64. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the quality of currently published CPGs for stroke care and to examine the reliability and validity of the appraisal of guidelines, research and evaluation (AGREE) instrument...
  6. ncbi Utility of head and neck biopsies in the evaluation of posttransplant lymphoproliferative disorder
    Paolo Campisi
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, The Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 137:296-300. 2007
    ..To determine the diagnostic yield of head and neck biopsies in the evaluation of PTLD in children and to explore whether this yield was related to pretransplant Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) serostatus...
  7. ncbi Constrictive pericarditis after left extrapleural pneumonectomy and radiotherapy for malignant mesothelioma
    Edward J Hickey
    The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Thorac Oncol 2:673-5. 2007
    ..Furthermore, these complications emphasize the importance of trials such as the Mesothelioma and Radical Surgery (MARS) study...
  8. ncbi Guidelines to practice: the process of planning and implementing a pediatric sedation program
    Savithiri Ratnapalan
    Division of Emergency Medicine, The Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Pediatr Emerg Care 23:262-6. 2007
    ..We planned to implement a pediatric procedural sedation program for a tertiary care pediatric emergency department to standardize sedation practices among emergency physicians...
  9. ncbi Lessons learned from an animal model of Kawasaki disease
    R S M Yeung
    University of Toronto, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 25:S69-71. 2007
    ..In this article I will review advances made in an animal model of disease, which has helped advance our understanding of the etiology and pathogenesis of this fascinating clinical syndrome...
  10. ncbi Longitudinal study of depression, anxiety, irritability, and stress in pregnancy following evidence-based counseling on the use of antidepressants
    Lisa O'Brien
    Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto and Institute of Medical Science, University of Toronto
    J Psychiatr Pract 13:33-9. 2007
    ..Little information exists on the effect of continuation of antidepressants on depressive symptoms during pregnancy...
  11. ncbi Inner ear dysplasia is common in children with Down syndrome (trisomy 21)
    Susan Blaser
    Department of Diagnostic Imaging, Division of Neuroradiology, The Hospital for Sick Children and the University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Laryngoscope 116:2113-9. 2006
    ..Inner ear anomalies are much less frequently described. This study reviews inner ear morphology on imaging to determine the prevalence of cochlear and vestibular anomalies in children with DS...
  12. ncbi Breast-feeding during maternal use of azathioprine
    Myla E Moretti
    The Motherisk Program and Division of Clinical Pharmacology and Toxicology, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Ann Pharmacother 40:2269-72. 2006
    ..To report the clinical outcome of infants whose mothers were taking azathioprine while nursing and to quantify the transfer of 6-mercaptopurine (6-MP), its active metabolite, into breast milk...
  13. ncbi Evidence-based practice in an age of relativism: toward a model for practice
    Ted McNeill
    Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Soc Work 51:147-56. 2006
    ..An important theme of this analysis is the central role of clinical judgment in all aspects of EBP...
  14. ncbi Post-mortem MRI of the foetal spine and spinal cord
    E Widjaja
    Academic Section of Radiology, Sheffield Children s Hospital, Sheffield, UK
    Clin Radiol 61:679-85. 2006
    ..To compare the findings of post-mortem magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of the foetal spine with autopsy with a view to using post-mortem MRI as an alternative or adjunct to autopsy, particularly in foetal and neonatal cases...
  15. ncbi Hypotonic versus isotonic maintenance intravenous fluid therapy in hospitalized children: a systematic review
    Carolyn E Beck
    Division of Paediatric Medicine and the Paediatric Outcomes Research Team, The Hospital for Sick Children, and the University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Clin Pediatr (Phila) 46:764-70. 2007
    ..Further evidence is required as to the appropriate maintenance solution for hospitalized children...
  16. ncbi Right ventricular outflow tract reconstruction in patients with persistent truncus arteriosus: a 15-year experience in a single Japanese center
    Osami Honjo
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada
    Circ J 71:1776-80. 2007
    ..The present study analyzes a 15-year experience of repairing persistent truncus arteriosus (PTA) with a consistent policy of right ventricular outflow tract (RVOT) reconstruction (ie, direct anastomosis)...
  17. ncbi Percutaneous cholangiography for the treatment of parenteral nutrition-associated cholestasis in surgical neonates: preliminary experience
    Paul W Wales
    Division of General Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, The Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON M5G 1X8, Canada
    J Pediatr Surg 42:1913-8. 2007
    ..Our aim was to evaluate the effectiveness of percutaneous transhepatic transcholecystic cholangiography (PTTC) in the treatment of PNAC in surgical neonates...
  18. doi Comparisons of citations in Web of Science, Scopus, and Google Scholar for articles published in general medical journals
    Abhaya V Kulkarni
    Hospital for Sick Children, Room 1503, 555 University Ave, Toronto, ON, Canada M5G 1X8
    JAMA 302:1092-6. 2009
    ..Until recently, Web of Science was the only database available to track citation counts for published articles. Other databases are now available, but their relative performance has not been established...
  19. doi 2'-Chlorodeoxyadenosine (2-CdA) as salvage therapy for Langerhans cell histiocytosis (LCH). results of the LCH-S-98 protocol of the Histiocyte Society
    Sheila Weitzman
    Division of Hematology Oncology, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 53:1271-6. 2009
    ..A prospective phase II Histiocyte Society study, LCH-S-98, evaluated the efficacy of 2-chlorodeoxyadenosine (2-CdA) monotherapy as salvage therapy in Langerhans cell histiocytosis (LCH)...
  20. pmc Development and initial validation of the Bedside Paediatric Early Warning System score
    Christopher S Parshuram
    Department of Critical Care Medicine, Hospital for Sick Children, 555 University Avenue, Toronto, Ontario M5G 1X8, Canada
    Crit Care 13:R135. 2009
    ..Identification of children for referral to critical care experts remains problematic. Our objective was to develop and validate a simple bedside score to quantify severity of illness in hospitalized children...
  21. pmc Upper limb motor function in young adults with spina bifida and hydrocephalus
    M Dennis
    Program in Neurosciences and Mental Health, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Childs Nerv Syst 25:1447-53. 2009
    ..The objective of the study was to measure upper limb motor function in young adults with spina bifida meningomyelocele (SBM) and typically developing age peers...
  22. doi Can montelukast shorten prednisolone therapy in children with mild to moderate acute asthma? A randomized controlled trial
    Suzanne Schuh
    Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, The Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Pediatr 155:795-800. 2009
    ..To examine whether outpatient post-stabilization therapy with montelukast produces more treatment failures than prednisolone...
  23. doi Prevalence and clinical significance of medication discrepancies at pediatric hospital admission
    Maitreya Coffey
    Division of Pediatric Medicine, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, M5G 1X8, Canada
    Acad Pediatr 9:360-365.e1. 2009
    ..To quantify admission medication discrepancies in a tertiary-care, general pediatric population, to describe their clinical importance and associated factors, and to assess a screening approach to pharmacist involvement...
  24. doi The relations between white matter and declarative memory in older children and adolescents
    Donald J Mabbott
    Program in Neuroscience and Mental Health, Research Institute, Hospital for Sick Children, 555 University Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Brain Res 1294:80-90. 2009
    ..Our findings support the role of white matter in facilitating connectivity between cerebral regions important for declarative memory...
  25. doi A group social skills intervention program for survivors of childhood brain tumors
    M Barrera
    Department of Psychology, The Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto
    J Pediatr Psychol 34:1108-18. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the feasibility and preliminary outcomes of a social skills group intervention program for child brain tumor survivors...
  26. doi Knowledge to action: scholarship for faculty and staff
    Savithiri Ratnapalan
    Division of Emergency Medicine, The Hospital for Sick Children, Ontario, Canada
    J Contin Educ Health Prof 29:32-8. 2009
    ..This study was undertaken to evaluate the influence of a continuing education course in facilitating the development and implementation of educational projects of course participants...
  27. ncbi Clinical investigation in pediatrics: challenges and opportunities in Toronto, Canada
    Shinya Ito
    Clinical Pharmacology and Toxicology, Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Paediatr Drugs 11:67-8. 2009
    We discuss the challenges and opportunities we face at The Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto, ON, Canada in conducting clinical investigation in children...
  28. pmc Puppets, robots, critics, and actors within a taxonomy of attention for developmental disorders
    Maureen Dennis
    Program in Neurosciences and Mental Health, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 14:673-90. 2008
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  29. pmc Late gadolinium enhancement of the right ventricular myocardium: is it really different from the left ?
    Lars Grosse-Wortmann
    Section of Cardiac Imaging, Department of Diagnostic Imaging, The Hospital for Sick Children, The University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    J Cardiovasc Magn Reson 10:20. 2008
    ..We conclude that sufficient spatial resolution is important for adequate late gadolinium enhancement of the right ventricle...
  30. doi Finding the fertile woman with phenylketonuria
    William B Hanley
    Division of Clinical and Biochemical Genetics, Department of Paediatrics, The Hospital for Sick Children and the University of Toronto, Faculty of Medicine, 555 University Avenue, Toronto, ON M5G 1X8, Canada
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 137:131-5. 2008
    ..Selective Prenatal Screening or Case-Finding" for fertile women with PKU is recommended and a template is presented...
  31. pmc Internet health information use and e-mail access by parents attending a paediatric emergency department
    R D Goldman
    Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, The Hospital for Sick Children, Department of Pediatrics, University of Toronto, Canada
    Emerg Med J 23:345-8. 2006
    ..To document internet access and health related usage patterns by families of children in a large paediatric emergency department (ED), and to discover if parents want the internet to become a tool for transferring medical test results...
  32. pmc How can the principles of complexity science be applied to improve the coordination of care for complex pediatric patients?
    A G Matlow
    Department of Pediatrics, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada
    Qual Saf Health Care 15:85-8. 2006
    ..In this article we view coordination of care through the lens of complexity science in an effort to find new solutions to this healthcare challenge...
  33. ncbi Children in side-impact motor vehicle crashes: seating positions and injury mechanisms
    Andrew Howard
    Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada
    J Trauma 56:1276-85. 2004
    ..This study aimed to describe the injury mechanisms of children involved in side-impact car crashes, particularly as these relate to seating position, and to estimate the danger of the near-side seating position...
  34. ncbi Designing a framework for the evaluation of paediatric telepsychiatry: a participatory approach
    Katherine M Boydell
    Community Health Systems Resource Group, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada
    J Telemed Telecare 10:165-9. 2004
    ..The framework we have developed should be viewed as a guide that is general enough to be used in the design of many different types of telepsychiatry programme...
  35. ncbi Underdosing of acetaminophen by parents and emergency department utilization
    Ran D Goldman
    Pediatric Research in Emergency Therapeutics Program PRETx, Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Pediatr Emerg Care 20:89-93. 2004
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  36. ncbi Hepatosplenic gammadelta T-cell lymphoma in a 10-year-old boy successfully treated with hematopoietic stem cell transplantation
    Adam Gassas
    Division of Hematology Oncology, Department of Pediatrics, The Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Hematol 75:113-4. 2004
    ..Conventional multi-agent chemotherapy appears to be inadequate for cure. This is the first report with this type of lymphoma in a boy less than 15 years old treated with hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT)...
  37. ncbi A bronchial epithelium-derived factor reduces pulmonary vascular tone in the newborn rat
    J Belik
    Hospital for Sick Children, Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5G 1X8
    J Appl Physiol (1985) 96:1399-405. 2004
    ..We speculate that such a mechanism may be operative in vivo and plays an important role in control of pulmonary vascular resistance in the early postnatal period...
  38. ncbi Influence of socioeconomic status on the effectiveness of bicycle helmet legislation for children: a prospective observational study
    Patricia C Parkin
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine, Ontario, Canada
    Pediatrics 112:e192-6. 2003
    ..To evaluate the influence of average family income in a geographic area on the effectiveness of helmet legislation on observed helmet use by children (5-14 years)...
  39. ncbi Is CFTR dysfunction in cystic fibrosis compensated by MRPs?
    Shinya Ito
    Department of Pediatrics, Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Ontario, M5G 1X8, Canada
    Pediatr Res 54:625-6. 2003
  40. ncbi Assessment of visual functions following prenatal exposure to organic solvents
    Christine Till
    The Motherisk Program, The Research Institute, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Neurotoxicology 24:725-31. 2003
    ..5-year-old boy following prenatal exposure to perchloroethylene (PCE). These VEP techniques therefore appear promising for the clinical assessment of visual toxicity in pediatric populations...
  41. ncbi A novel syndrome of combined immunodeficiency, autoimmunity and spondylometaphyseal dysplasia
    C M Roifman
    Immunology and Allergy, Department of Paediatrics, Infection, Immunity, Injury and Repair Program, Research Institute, The Hospital for Sick Children and the University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Clin Genet 63:522-9. 2003
    ..Presumably because of dysregulation of the immune system, all patients also developed autoimmune manifestations...
  42. ncbi An open-label randomized controlled trial of low molecular weight heparin compared to heparin and coumadin for the treatment of venous thromboembolic events in children: the REVIVE trial
    Patricia Massicotte
    Division of Hematology Oncology, Department of Pediatrics, Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, 555 University Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5G 1X8
    Thromb Res 109:85-92. 2003
    ..The objective of REVIVE was to compare the efficacy and safety of a low molecular weight heparin (reviparin-sodium) to UFH/OA for the treatment of VTE in children...
  43. ncbi Drug excretion into breast milk--overview
    Shinya Ito
    Division of Clinical Pharmacology and Toxicology, Hospital for Sick Children, Department of Pediatrics, 555 University Avenue, ON M5G 1X8, Toronto, Canada
    Adv Drug Deliv Rev 55:617-27. 2003
    ..This article provides an overview of the benefits of breastfeeding, the effect of medication use during breastfeeding on maternal decisions and infant health, and factors determining infant exposure to medication through the breast milk...
  44. ncbi Contrast-enhanced power Doppler sonography: assessment of revascularization flow in Legg-Calvé-Perthes' disease
    Andrea S Doria
    Department of Diagnostic Imaging of Heart Institute InCor, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Ultrasound Med Biol 28:171-82. 2002
    ..02). In conclusion, contrast-enhanced power Doppler sonography is an effective method for demonstration of changes from the revascularization process in LCP, particularly within the physis...
  45. ncbi Neuromotor speech deficits in children and adults with spina bifida and hydrocephalus
    Joelene Huber-Okrainec
    Department of Brain and Behavior, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Brain Lang 80:592-602. 2002
    ..The data show that developmental as well as acquired lesions of the cerebellum disrupt motor speech, and add to the developmental role of the cerebellum in the automatization of motor skills, including speech...
  46. ncbi Do human RNA helicases have a role in cancer?
    Mohamed Abdelhaleem
    Division of Haematopathology, Department of Paediatric Laboratory Medicine, Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Room 3691 Atrium, 555 University Avenue, Toronto, ON M5G 1X8, Canada
    Biochim Biophys Acta 1704:37-46. 2004
    ..These findings raise the question of whether HRH can contribute to cancer development/progression. In this review, I summarize the cancer-related features of HRH...
  47. ncbi World Report on Violence and Health: what it means for children and pediatricians
    Marcellina Mian
    Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, and International Society for Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Pediatr 145:14-9. 2004
  48. ncbi Contrast enema depiction of small-bowel volvulus in complicated neonatal bowel obstruction
    Oscar M Navarro
    Department of Diagnostic Imaging, Hospital for Sick Children, 555 University Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5G 1X8
    Pediatr Radiol 34:1020-3. 2004
    ..This appearance of the small bowel on contrast enema in this clinical setting has not been previously described. The recognition of this spiral appearance of the distal small bowel suggests the need for surgery...
  49. ncbi Demonstrating zinc and iron bioavailability from intrinsically labeled microencapsulated ferrous fumarate and zinc gluconate Sprinkles in young children
    Stanley H Zlotkin
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    J Nutr 136:920-5. 2006
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  50. ncbi Intravenous morphine and topical tetracaine for treatment of pain in [corrected] neonates undergoing central line placement
    Anna Taddio
    Department of Pharmacy, The Hospital for Sick Children, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario
    JAMA 295:793-800. 2006
    ..There is limited evidence of the analgesic effectiveness of opioid analgesia or topical anesthesia during central line placement in neonates, and there are no previous studies of their relative effectiveness...
  51. ncbi Better breathing or better living? A qualitative analysis of the impact of asthma medication acquisition on standard of living and quality of life in low-income families of children with asthma
    Wendy J Ungar
    The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada
    J Pediatr Health Care 19:354-62. 2005
    ..The objective of this study was to explore how purchasing children's asthma medications influenced household purchasing behavior and quality of life in low-income families with no drug insurance...
  52. ncbi Region-of-interest-based analysis of clustered BOLD MRI data in experimental arthritis
    Andrea S Doria
    Department of Diagnostic Imaging, The Hospital for Sick Children, 555 University Avenue, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada M5G1X8
    Acad Radiol 12:841-52. 2005
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  53. ncbi Automatic localization of epileptic zones using magnetoencephalography
    J Xiang
    Department of Diagnostic Imaging, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Neurol Clin Neurophysiol 2004:98. 2004
    ..In comparison to visual identification of spike, the new approach is objective and sensitive, and provides the possibility of analyzing much wider frequency bands...
  54. ncbi Meta-analysis and structured literature review in radiology
    Andrea S Doria
    Department of Diagnostic Imaging and Research Institute, The Hospital for Sick Children, 555 University Avenue, Toronto, ON M5G 1X8, Canada
    Acad Radiol 12:399-408. 2005
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  55. ncbi A novel approach to skin coverage for epispadias repair
    Antoine E Khoury
    Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Urol 173:1332-3. 2005
    ..We report a novel technique for penile skin coverage in the patient with epispadias that results in a superior cosmetic outcome...
  56. ncbi The sulfogalactose moiety of sulfoglycosphingolipids serves as a mimic of tyrosine phosphate in many recognition processes. Prediction and demonstration of Src homology 2 domain/sulfogalactose binding
    Clifford Lingwood
    Research Institute, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario M4G 1X8, Canada
    J Biol Chem 280:12542-7. 2005
    ..c-Src/Src homology domain 2:SGC/phosphogalactosylceramide binding confirms our hypothesis, heralding a carbohydrate-based approach to regulation of phosphotyrosine-mediated recognition...
  57. ncbi Anaemia and iron deficiency during pregnancy in rural Bangladesh
    S M Ziauddin Hyder
    Research and Evaluation Division, BRAC, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Public Health Nutr 7:1065-70. 2004
    ..To study the prevalence of anaemia and its association with measures of iron deficiency (ID) among a group of pregnant women...
  58. pmc Postoperative pain assessment in the neonatal intensive care unit
    C McNair
    Hospital for Sick Children, Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed 89:F537-41. 2004
    ..To compare the convergent validity of two measures of pain (premature infant pain profile (PIPP) and crying, requires oxygen, increased vital signs, expression, and sleepless (CRIES)) in real life postoperative pain assessment in infants...
  59. ncbi Parenteral lipids and the preterm infant: between Scylla and Charybdis
    O M Pitkanen
    Division of Cardiology, Hospital for Children and Adolescents, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Acta Paediatr 93:1028-30. 2004
    ..Metabolic issues related to nutrient accretion and noxious biological reactions should be considered when prescribing parenteral lipids with high PUFA content to the critically ill newborn infant...
  60. ncbi Factors associated with self-worth in young people with physical disabilities
    Beverley J Antle
    Department of Social Work, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Health Soc Work 29:167-75. 2004
    ..Regression analysis revealed that perceived social support from parents was a stronger predictor of self-worth than gender, age, or diagnosis (onset of disability). Implications of this study for social work practice are discussed...
  61. ncbi Probiotics reduce bacterial colonization and gastric inflammation in H. pylori-infected mice
    Kathene Candace Johnson-Henry
    University of Toronto, Research Institute, Hospital for Sick Children, Department of Gastroenterology and Nutrition, Infection, Immunity, Injury and Repair, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Dig Dis Sci 49:1095-102. 2004
    ..pylori-induced apoptosis in the gastric mucosa. This preparation of probiotics provided a safe and novel approach for reducing H. pylori colonization and bacterial-induced inflammation of mice...
  62. ncbi Values of electroretinogram responses according to axial length
    C A Westall
    Department of Ophthalmology, University of Toronto and The Hospital for Sick Children, Ontario, Canada
    Doc Ophthalmol 102:115-30. 2001
    ..We provide relative slope and intercept values, allowing labs to derive expected ERG amplitudes according to axial length. These derivations are valid for persons with no retinopathy...

Research Grants7

  1. CAMP Continuation Study/Phase 3
    SUBBARAO PADMAJA; Fiscal Year: 2007
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  2. Targeted Manipulation of the Zebrafish Genome through Homologous Recombination
    Brian Ciruna; Fiscal Year: 2009
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  3. Targeted Manipulation of the Zebrafish Genome through Homologous Recombination
    Brian Ciruna; Fiscal Year: 2010
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  4. 3/3-Brain Chemistry and Genetics in Pediatric OCD
    Paul Daniel Arnold; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..By combining brain imaging and genetics, as we do in this proposal, we can better understand the biology of pediatric OCD and, in turn, develop more effective treatments for this severe form of childhood psychopathology. ..