University of Toronto

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Organization: University of Toronto
Country: Canada

Top Publications

  1. doi Patient perceptions of remote monitoring for nocturnal home hemodialysis
    Joseph A Cafazzo
    Centre for Global eHealth Innovation, Toronto General Hospital, University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Hemodial Int 14:471-7. 2010
  2. ncbi Post-dialysis "pre-dialysis" care: the cart before the horse--advanced practice nurse intervention and impact on modality selection
    Diane Watson
    University Health Network, Toronto, ON
    CANNT J 18:30-3. 2008
  3. doi Mice lacking the transcription factor Ikaros display behavioral alterations of an anti-depressive phenotype
    Tim Rasmus Kiehl
    Department of Pathology, University Health Network, 610 University Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Exp Neurol 211:107-14. 2008
  4. doi Imaging of the intracranial venous system
    Ronit Agid
    Department of Medical Imaging, Toronto Western Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Neurologist 14:12-22. 2008
  5. ncbi Dedicated multidisciplinary pain management centres for children in Canada: the current status
    Philip Peng
    Wasser Pain Management Centre, Mount Sinai Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario
    Can J Anaesth 54:985-91. 2007
  6. ncbi Surveillance for hepatocellular carcinoma and early diagnosis
    Morris Sherman
    Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Clin Liver Dis 11:817-37, viii. 2007
  7. ncbi Gender differences in depression and chronic pain conditions in a national epidemiologic survey
    Sarah E P Munce
    University Health Network, Women s Health Program, 200 Elizabeth St, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5G 2C4
    Psychosomatics 48:394-9. 2007
  8. ncbi A preclinical and clinical rationale for quetiapine in mood syndromes
    Roger S McIntyre
    University of Toronto, Department of Psychiatry, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Expert Opin Pharmacother 8:1211-9. 2007
  9. ncbi Cone-beam computed tomography for on-line image guidance of lung stereotactic radiotherapy: localization, verification, and intrafraction tumor position
    Thomas G Purdie
    Department of Radiation Physics, Princess Margaret Hospital, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 68:243-52. 2007
  10. ncbi Perturbative diffusion theory formalism for interpreting temporal light intensity changes during laser interstitial thermal therapy
    Lee C L Chin
    Department of Medical Biophysics, University of Toronto, Ontario Cancer Institute, Toronto M5G 2M9, Canada
    Phys Med Biol 52:1659-74. 2007

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Publications62

  1. doi Patient perceptions of remote monitoring for nocturnal home hemodialysis
    Joseph A Cafazzo
    Centre for Global eHealth Innovation, Toronto General Hospital, University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Hemodial Int 14:471-7. 2010
    ..However, RPM alone is likely insufficient to alter patients' attitudes to undergo NHHD. RPM is a common expectation of CHD patients considering the therapy, at a minimum during the transitional phase...
  2. ncbi Post-dialysis "pre-dialysis" care: the cart before the horse--advanced practice nurse intervention and impact on modality selection
    Diane Watson
    University Health Network, Toronto, ON
    CANNT J 18:30-3. 2008
    ..In the first 26 months of this role, the percentage of patients who started dialysis acutely and who stayed on incentre hemodialysis (HD) decreased from 87% to 33%, and the percentage who chose home dialysis increased from 13% to 67%...
  3. doi Mice lacking the transcription factor Ikaros display behavioral alterations of an anti-depressive phenotype
    Tim Rasmus Kiehl
    Department of Pathology, University Health Network, 610 University Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Exp Neurol 211:107-14. 2008
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  4. doi Imaging of the intracranial venous system
    Ronit Agid
    Department of Medical Imaging, Toronto Western Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Neurologist 14:12-22. 2008
    ..DSA also suffers from the limitations of 2-dimensional planar imaging. For these reasons, noninvasive imaging techniques are playing a greater role in evaluation of the intracranial venous system...
  5. ncbi Dedicated multidisciplinary pain management centres for children in Canada: the current status
    Philip Peng
    Wasser Pain Management Centre, Mount Sinai Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario
    Can J Anaesth 54:985-91. 2007
    ..The objective of this study was to examine the services currently offered by multidisciplinary pain treatment facilities (MPTFs) dedicated for pediatric chronic pain management across Canada...
  6. ncbi Surveillance for hepatocellular carcinoma and early diagnosis
    Morris Sherman
    Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Clin Liver Dis 11:817-37, viii. 2007
    ..Such an approach has the potential to convert HCC from a disease in which incidence more or less equaled mortality to one in which cure is frequently possible...
  7. ncbi Gender differences in depression and chronic pain conditions in a national epidemiologic survey
    Sarah E P Munce
    University Health Network, Women s Health Program, 200 Elizabeth St, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5G 2C4
    Psychosomatics 48:394-9. 2007
    ..3% in those without. Women reported higher rates of chronic pain conditions and depression and higher pain severity than men. Depression and chronic pain conditions represent significant sources of disability, especially for women...
  8. ncbi A preclinical and clinical rationale for quetiapine in mood syndromes
    Roger S McIntyre
    University of Toronto, Department of Psychiatry, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Expert Opin Pharmacother 8:1211-9. 2007
    ..The in vitro pharmacodynamic profile of quetiapine is predictive of antidepressant activity in mood syndromes. Available clinical evidence has established quetiapine as an effective monotherapy in bipolar depression...
  9. ncbi Cone-beam computed tomography for on-line image guidance of lung stereotactic radiotherapy: localization, verification, and intrafraction tumor position
    Thomas G Purdie
    Department of Radiation Physics, Princess Margaret Hospital, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 68:243-52. 2007
    ..Cone-beam computed tomography (CBCT) in-room imaging allows accurate inter- and intrafraction target localization in stereotactic body radiotherapy of lung tumors...
  10. ncbi Perturbative diffusion theory formalism for interpreting temporal light intensity changes during laser interstitial thermal therapy
    Lee C L Chin
    Department of Medical Biophysics, University of Toronto, Ontario Cancer Institute, Toronto M5G 2M9, Canada
    Phys Med Biol 52:1659-74. 2007
    ..This work provides an improved understanding of interstitial optical signal changes during LITT and indicates the sensitivity and potential of interstitial optical monitoring of thermal damage...
  11. ncbi Sabbatical journey of discovery: quality systems, interprofessional education and innovation
    Mary Ferguson-Pare
    University Health Network, Toronto, ON
    Nurs Leadersh (Tor Ont) 19:14-6. 2006
  12. ncbi Focus on clinical best practices, patient safety and operational efficiency
    Brenda Laurie-Shaw
    University Health Network
    Healthc Q 10:50-6, 4. 2006
    ..Nursing's involvement and their experiences are analyzed...
  13. ncbi Review of treatment trials in human spinal cord injury: issues, difficulties, and recommendations
    Charles H Tator
    Division of Neurosurgery, Toronto Western Hospital, 399 Bathurst Street, Suite 4W 433, Toronto, ON M5T 2S8, Canada
    Neurosurgery 59:957-82; discussion 982-7. 2006
    ..The review aims to provide useful information for the improvement of future trials. The review audience includes practitioners, researchers, and consumers...
  14. ncbi The role of the psychologist in adult congenital heart disease
    Adrienne H Kovacs
    Cardiac Psychology, Division of Cardiology, University Health Network, 399 Bathurst Street, 1 West 414, Toronto, ON M5T 2N2, Canada
    Cardiol Clin 24:607-18, vi. 2006
    ..Considerations for incorporating psychology into ACHD teams are presented...
  15. ncbi Quality of life in epilepsy
    Sonia Poochikian-Sarkissian
    University of Toronto, ON
    Can J Neurosci Nurs 29:20-5. 2007
    ..We will introduce the concept of illness intrusiveness in epilepsy that reflects disease- and treatment-induced lifestyle disruptions that compromise QOL...
  16. doi Nuclear E-cadherin immunoexpression: from biology to potential applications in diagnostic pathology
    Runjan Chetty
    Department of Pathology, University Health Network University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Adv Anat Pathol 15:234-40. 2008
    ..The exact mechanism by which E-cadherin enters the nucleus is not known but it is likely that it is closely related to several partner molecules such as beta-catenin, p120, and presenilin-1...
  17. doi Salvage chemotherapy and autologous stem cell transplantation are inferior for relapsed or refractory primary mediastinal large B-cell lymphoma compared with diffuse large B-cell lymphoma
    John Kuruvilla
    Division of Medical Oncology and Hematology, Princess Margaret Hospital, Toronto, Canada
    Leuk Lymphoma 49:1329-36. 2008
    ..Strategies for PMLCL should focus on identifying poor risk patients to test novel induction and salvage strategies...
  18. ncbi Frequency and correlates of gambling problems in outpatients with major depressive disorder and bipolar disorder
    Sidney H Kennedy
    University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Can J Psychiatry 55:568-76. 2010
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  19. pmc CKS1B nuclear expression is inversely correlated with p27Kip1 expression and is predictive of an adverse survival in patients with multiple myeloma
    Hong Chang
    Department of Laboratory Hematology, University Health Network, 200 Elizabeth Street, 11E 413 Toronto, ON, M5G 2C4
    Haematologica 95:1542-7. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to correlate nuclear CKS1B protein immunoreactivity, 1q21 amplification status, p27(Kip1) expression and survival in patients with newly-diagnosed multiple myeloma...
  20. ncbi Verification of source and collimator configuration for Gamma Knife Perfexion using panoramic imaging
    Young Bin Cho
    Department of Radiation Physics, Radiation Medicine Program, Princess Margaret Hospital, 610 University Avenue, Toronto, Ontario M5G2M9, Canada
    Med Phys 37:1325-31. 2010
    ..In addition, the method was extended to make dose measurements and verify the accuracy of dose distributions calculated by the mathematical formalism used in the treatment planning system, Leksell Gamma Plan...
  21. doi Lapatinib and HER2 status: results of a meta-analysis of randomized phase III trials in metastatic breast cancer
    Eitan Amir
    Division of Medical Oncology, University of Toronto and Princess Margaret Hospital, Toronto, Canada
    Cancer Treat Rev 36:410-5. 2010
    ..Consequently, clinical testing of lapatinib has been carried out in both HER2-positive and HER2-negative patients. Here we evaluate the clinical efficacy of lapatinib in HER2-positive and HER2-negative patients...
  22. ncbi Variations of lung density and geometry on inhomogeneity correction algorithms: a Monte Carlo dosimetric evaluation
    James C L Chow
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario M5G 2M9, Canada
    Med Phys 36:3619-30. 2009
    ..1. This study provides new dosimetric data to evaluate the impact of the variations of rhoe,lung and geometry on dose calculations in inhomogeneous media using CCC and AC...
  23. doi Usefulness of the INTERMACS scale to predict outcomes after mechanical assist device implantation
    Ana C Alba
    Division of Cardiology and Heart Transplant, Toronto General Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Heart Lung Transplant 28:827-33. 2009
    ..This study assessed the usefulness of the INTERMACS scale to predict outcomes in advanced heart failure patients undergoing mechanical circulatory support (MCS)...
  24. doi Outcomes and quality of care in acute myeloid leukemia over 40 years
    Shabbir M H Alibhai
    Department of Medicine, University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Cancer 115:2903-11. 2009
    ..Acute myeloid leukemia (AML) is associated with a poor prognosis, particularly in older patients. To the authors' knowledge, few population-based studies of AML treatment patterns and outcomes exist to date...
  25. doi Role of MRI for staging of rectal cancer
    Kartik S Jhaveri
    Expert Rev Anticancer Ther 9:469-81. 2009
    ..The evaluation of nodal metastases remains a challenge with routine MRI. In this review, we describe the role of MRI in staging rectal cancer as well as highlight some limitations and recent advances to overcome these...
  26. ncbi Depth dependence of electron backscatter: an energy spectral and dosimetry study using Monte Carlo simulation
    James C L Chow
    Department of Radiation Physics, Princess Margaret Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario M5G 2M9, Canada
    Med Phys 36:594-601. 2009
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  27. doi Update on anesthetic management for pneumonectomy
    Peter Slinger
    Department of Anesthesia, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Curr Opin Anaesthesiol 22:31-7. 2009
    ..Pneumonectomy has the highest perioperative risk among common pulmonary resections. The purpose of this review is to update clinicians on the importance of anesthetic management for these patients...
  28. doi A decision tool to support appropriate referral for deep brain stimulation in Parkinson's disease
    Elena Moro
    Movement Disorders Center, University of Toronto, UHN, Toronto Western Hospital, 399 Bathurst Street, 7MCL 7 402, Toronto ON M5T 2S8, Canada
    J Neurol 256:83-8. 2009
    ..We developed an electronic decision tool that can assist neurologists in deciding which PD patients should be referred for DBS consideration...
  29. doi The role of lymphadenectomy in esophageal cancer
    Gail Darling
    University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Surg Oncol 99:189-93. 2009
    ..10-0.20. More extensive lymph node dissection during esophagectomy offers improved staging but may also provide therapeutic benefit in terms of control of locoregional disease and possibly improved overall survival...
  30. doi The pharmacokinetic profile of recombinant human erythropoietin is unchanged in patients undergoing cardiac surgery
    Stuart A McCluskey
    Department of Anesthesia and Pain Management, Toronto General Hospital, University Health Network, Eaton North 3 405, 200 Elizabeth Street, Toronto, ON M5G 2C4, Canada
    Eur J Clin Pharmacol 65:273-9. 2009
    ..In anticipation of future studies, we examined the pharmacokinetics profile of erythropoietin (EPO) in patients undergoing cardiac surgery...
  31. ncbi Absence of FTL3 mutations in patients with JAK2V617F mutation negative essential thrombocythemia
    Bruno C Medeiros
    Department of Medical Oncology and Hematology, Princess Margaret Hospital, University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Hematol 82:293-4. 2007
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  32. ncbi Aortic arch atheroma: stroke reduction in cardiac surgical patients
    George N Djaiani
    Department of Anesthesia and Pain Management, Toronto General Hospital, University Health Network, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Semin Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth 10:143-57. 2006
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  33. ncbi Aortic root replacement in patients with previous heart surgery
    Tirone E David
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery of Toronto General Hospital and University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Card Surg 19:325-8. 2004
    ..The objective was to review the operative risk and outcomes of redo aortic root replacement...
  34. ncbi Significant variation exists in home care services following total joint arthroplasty
    Nizar N Mahomed
    Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, Musculoskeletal Health and Arthritis Program, University Health Network, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Rheumatol 31:973-5. 2004
    ..To determine a preliminary profile of the variation in rehabilitation and home care services for patients with total joint arthroplasty (TJA) in Ontario in 2001...
  35. ncbi Living-donor right hepatectomy with or without inclusion of middle hepatic vein: comparison of morbidity and outcome in 56 patients
    Mark S Cattral
    Department of Surgery, Multiorgan Transplantation Program, Toronto General Hospital, University Health Network, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    Am J Transplant 4:751-7. 2004
    ..We conclude that including the MHV with living-donor right lobe grafts can be performed safely in most donors...
  36. ncbi Management of local recurrence of breast cancer
    Alexandra M Easson
    University of Toronto, Department of Surgical Oncology, Princess Margaret Hospital, 610 University Avenue, Toronto, Ontario M5G 2M9, USA
    Expert Rev Anticancer Ther 4:219-26. 2004
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  37. pmc Does it matter what a hospital is "high volume" for? Specificity of hospital volume-outcome associations for surgical procedures: analysis of administrative data
    David R Urbach
    Department of Surgery, University of Toronto, 200 Elizabeth Street, 9EN 236A, Toronto, ON M5G 2C4, Canada
    BMJ 328:737-40. 2004
    ..To determine whether the improved outcome of a surgical procedure in high volume hospitals is specific to the volume of the same procedure...
  38. ncbi Prevalence and treatment of cephalic arch stenosis in dysfunctional autogenous hemodialysis fistulas
    Dheeraj K Rajan
    Division of Vascular and Interventional Radiology, Toronto Western Hospital, University Health Network University of Toronto, 399 Bathurst Street, Toronto, Ontario M5T 2S8, Canada
    J Vasc Interv Radiol 14:567-73. 2003
    ..Cephalic arch stenosis (CAS) is a recently recognized cause of dysfunction in autogenous hemodialysis fistulas. The prevalence of this lesion among dysfunctional autogenous fistulas is described, as are outcomes after percutaneous therapy...
  39. ncbi Physical symptoms of depression: unmet needs in special populations
    Donna E Stewart
    University Health Network, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Clin Psychiatry 64:12-6. 2003
    ..Because of a dual mechanism of action, medications such as duloxetine and venlafaxine may be useful in treating the physical symptoms as well as depressive symptoms in these special populations...
  40. ncbi The effect of smoking on tumour oxygenation and treatment outcome in cervical cancer
    A Fyles
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Ontario Cancer Institute Princess Margaret Hospital, University of Toronto, 610 University Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5G 2M9
    Clin Oncol (R Coll Radiol) 14:442-6. 2002
    ..We hypothesized that there is an association between smoking and tumour hypoxia, and that smoking adversely affects radiation response and survival...
  41. ncbi Hemodialysis infection prevention with polysporin ointment
    Charmaine E Lok
    University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    J Am Soc Nephrol 14:169-79. 2003
    ..The prophylactic application of topical Polysporin Triple antibiotic ointment to the central venous catheter insertion site reduced the rate of infections and was associated with improved survival in hemodialysis patients...
  42. ncbi Phase II study of sequential topotecan and etoposide in patients with intermediate grade non-Hodgkin's lymphoma: a National Cancer Institute of Canada Clinical Trials Group study
    Michael Crump
    Department of Medical Oncology and Hematology, Princess Margaret Hospital, Toronto, Canada
    Leuk Lymphoma 43:1581-7. 2002
    ..Other doses and schedules combining topo I and II inhibitors, or topo I inhibitors with alkylating agents, should be explored with the addition of hematopoietic growth factors in this patient population...
  43. ncbi Lifestyle interference and emotional distress in family caregivers of advanced cancer patients
    Jill I Cameron
    University of Toronto, Women s Health Program, University Health Network, ON, Canada
    Cancer 94:521-7. 2002
    ..The mediation of lifestyle interference between the amount of care provided and emotional distress was specifically examined...
  44. ncbi Asymptomatic lingual tonsillar hypertrophy and difficult airway management: a report of three cases
    S Davies
    Department of Anesthesia, University of Toronto, Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Can J Anaesth 48:1020-4. 2001
    ..To report on the airway management of three cases of asymptomatic lingual tonsillar hypertrophy (LTH)...
  45. ncbi Intratumoral sickling in a patient with cervix cancer and sickle trait: effect on blood flow and oxygenation
    M Milosevic
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Princess Margaret Hospital and the University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, M5G 2M9, Canada
    Gynecol Oncol 83:428-31. 2001
    ..This report provides the first conclusive evidence that erythrocytes in patients with sickle trait may sickle in the microvasculature of solid tumors, leading to impaired perfusion and hypoxia...
  46. ncbi Pancreatic endocrine pathology in von Hippel-Lindau disease: an expanding spectrum of lesions
    Runjan Chetty
    Department of Pathology, University Health Network Toronto Medical Laboratories, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON M5G 2M9, Canada
    Endocr Pathol 15:141-8. 2004
    ..In addition, the endocrine lesions were composed of two main cell types (typical and oncocytic cells) with the oncocytic component invading lymphatic channels and spreading to regional lymph nodes...
  47. ncbi Development and pilot testing of a psychoeducational intervention for oral cancer patients
    Mark R Katz
    Psychosocial Oncology and Palliative Care, Department of Psychiatry, University Health Network Toronto General Hospital Princess Margaret Hospital, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Psychooncology 13:642-53. 2004
    ..Oral cancer elicits considerable distress in both the pre and post-treatment periods. This paper details the development, validation and pilot-testing of a psychoeducational intervention for oral cancer patients...
  48. ncbi The growing volume of diabetes-related dialysis: a population based study
    Charmaine E Lok
    Division of Nephrology, University Health Network, Toronto General Hospital, Canada
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 19:3098-103. 2004
    ..The aim of this large, observational study is to describe the population-based incidence and prevalence rates and outcomes of diabetic individuals in Ontario, Canada who require dialysis therapy...
  49. ncbi Patient-controlled oral analgesia: a low-tech solution in a high-tech world
    Patti Kastanias
    Toronto Western Hospital, University Health Network, Toronto, Canada
    Pain Manag Nurs 7:126-32. 2006
    ..Network, a large tri-site teaching hospital in downtown Toronto, Ontario, Canada, affiliated with the University of Toronto. This philosophy underpins the concept of PCOA as it has been successfully operationalized in a unique ..
  50. ncbi Concordance between discharge prescriptions and insurance claims in post-myocardial infarction patients
    Cynthia A Jackevicius
    University Health Network, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 16:207-15. 2007
    ..To assess the degree of concordance between the information (drug quantity, days' supply, and daily dose) recorded on hospital discharge prescriptions and what appears in a public drug insurance electronic claims database...
  51. ncbi A novel four-dimensional radiotherapy method for lung cancer: imaging, treatment planning and delivery
    H Alasti
    Department of Radiation Physics, Princess Margaret Hospital, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Phys Med Biol 51:3251-67. 2006
    ..The motions of the chest cavity, tumour and thoracic structures of 24 lung cancer patients are also analysed...
  52. ncbi Continuous flow peritoneal dialysis: ideal peritoneal dialysis or second-rate hemodialysis?
    Joanne M Bargman
    University Health Network and University of Toronto, Canada
    Contrib Nephrol 150:321-5. 2006
    ..Since the original description of continuous flow PD (CFPD) by Shinaberger, there has been interest in the utility of this modality to augment small solute clearances in those on PD...
  53. ncbi The stability of mechanical calibration for a kV cone beam computed tomography system integrated with linear accelerator
    Michael B Sharpe
    Princess Margaret Hospital and University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario M5G 2M9, Canada
    Med Phys 33:136-44. 2006
    ..Based on these results, the mechanical accuracy and precision of the system are ideal for supporting high-precision localization and treatment of soft-tissue targets...
  54. ncbi Brief communication: a new combination in the treatment of advanced pancreatic cancer
    Malcolm J Moore
    Department of Medical Oncology, Princess Margaret Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Semin Oncol 32:5-6. 2005
    ..Our group recently reported that the combination of gemcitabine with erlotinib was associated with a significant prolongation of survival and improvement in progression-free survival in advanced pancreatic cancer...
  55. ncbi Are symptoms reliable as an indication for the necessity of bone scans in lung cancer metastases?
    Rebecca Wong
    Princess Margaret Hospital, and Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Nat Clin Pract Oncol 1:18-9. 2004
  56. ncbi Placebo-controlled trial of agomelatine in the treatment of major depressive disorder
    S H Kennedy
    University Health Network, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Eur Neuropsychopharmacol 16:93-100. 2006
    ..These results support the prescription of agomelatine 25 mg as the usual therapeutic dose, and suggest that increasing the dose to 50 mg may be beneficial for some patients without reducing tolerability...
  57. ncbi Baseline comorbidity in kidney transplant recipients: a comparison of comorbidity indices
    Sarbjit V Jassal
    Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    Am J Kidney Dis 46:136-42. 2005
    ..Our objective is to report baseline comorbidity and compare the use of different indices for recipients of kidneys from both deceased and living donors...
  58. ncbi Portuguese-speaking women voice their opinions: using their words to teach about wife abuse
    Paula C Barata
    University Health Network Women s Health Program, Margaret Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Womens Health Issues 15:134-44. 2005
    ..The goals were to determine the breadth of definitions and to examine cultural stereotyping. This information was sought in an effort to design education strategies in the Portuguese-speaking community...
  59. pmc Rate of elective cholecystectomy and the incidence of severe gallstone disease
    David R Urbach
    The Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ont
    CMAJ 172:1015-9. 2005
    ..We sought to determine whether this increase has resulted in a reduction in the incidence of severe complications of gallstone disease...
  60. ncbi Immunohistochemistry accurately predicts FGFR3 aberrant expression and t(4;14) in multiple myeloma
    Hong Chang
    Department of Laboratory Hematology, Princess Margaret Hospital University Health Network, McLaughlin Center for Molecular Medicine, University of Toronto, ON, Canada
    Blood 106:353-5. 2005
    ..001), a shorter progression-free survival (median, 11.5 versus 25.8 months; P < .001), and a shorter overall survival (median, 19.2 versus 46.3 months; P < .001)...
  61. ncbi Risk of upper gastrointestinal hemorrhage in warfarin users treated with nonselective NSAIDs or COX-2 inhibitors
    Marisa Battistella
    University Health Network, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Arch Intern Med 165:189-92. 2005
    ..We examined the association between the concomitant use of warfarin and nonselective nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) or selective COX-2 inhibitors in older adults hospitalized for upper GI hemorrhage...
  62. pmc Creation of a software application for the clinical radiologist
    S J Herman
    University of Toronto, Canada
    J Digit Imaging 14:197-8. 2001
    ..To create a software application that automates a significant portion of a clinical radiologist's work...

Research Grants27

  1. TOSCA-2 An Angiographic Substudy of the Occluded Arter*
    Vladimir Dzavik; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The Data Coordinating Center (DCC) is the Maryland Medical Research Institute, the DCC of OAT. The An2iogiraphic Core Laboratory is at the University of British Columbia. ..
  2. Acute Pharmacotherapy of Unipolar Psychotic Depression
    Alastair Flint; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Remitted subjects are also followed during stabilization to determine the stability of remission and predictors of clinical and functional deterioration. ..
  3. Dynamic multi-organ anatomical models for hypofractionated RT design and delivery
    Kristy Brock; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This enhanced patient model will allow improved accuracy in the design and implementation of treatment. ..
  4. Molecular Epidemiology of Esophageal Cancer Prognosis
    Geoffrey Liu; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Furthermore, the proposed studies address directly a prioritized research area identified by the NCI Stomach and Esophageal Cancers Progress Review Group (Year 2002). ..
  5. Genetics of Anorexia Nervosa
    Allan Kaplan; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The diagnostic and genetic data and lymphoblastoid cell lines (derived from blood samples) will become part of a national archival resource for genetic studies of AN through the NIMH Genetics Initiative. ..
  6. FLUOXETINE AFTER WEIGHT RESTORATION IN ANOREXIA NERVOSA
    Allan Kaplan; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Outcome will be assessed on the basis of maintenance of weight and reduction in psychopathological symptoms characteristic of AN. ..
  7. Immunomodulation of Pancreatic Islets by Adenoviral Gen*
    Mark Cattral; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..The combination of molecular biological, immunological, adenoviral vector construction and transfection, and islet transplantation methods are in place. ..
  8. PHAGOCYTE FAS/FASL SYSTEM IN ACUTE INFLAMMATION
    W Liles; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..