Affiliation: University of Toronto
- The Technique, Resources and Costs of Stereotactic Body Radiotherapy of Prostate Cancer: A Comparison of Dose Regimens and Delivery SystemsWaseem Sharieff
Department of Radiation Oncology, Juravinski Cancer Centre, Hamilton Health Sciences, Hamilton, ON, Canada Department of Oncology, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada Department of Medicine, Division of Oncology, Cape Breton Regional Cancer Centre, Sydney, NS, Canada Department of Radiation Oncology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, Canada
Technol Cancer Res Treat 15:171-8. 2016..In settings of moderate to high patient volume, robotic SBRT is cost effective compared to the standard regimen. If SBRT can be delivered with equivalent efficacy and safety, the arc-based system would be the most cost effective system...
- Predicting 2-year survival for radiation regimens in advanced non-small cell lung cancerW Sharieff
Department of Radiation Oncology, Juravinski Cancer Centre, Hamilton Health Sciences, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada Department of Oncology, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada Department of Medicine, Division of Radiation Oncology, Cape Breton Regional Cancer Centre, Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada Department of Radiation Oncology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada Electronic address
Clin Oncol (R Coll Radiol) 25:697-705. 2013..This work used past RCT data to develop and validate a predictive model that could help in designing new radiation regimens for successful testing in RCTs...
- Economics of preventing premature mortality and impaired cognitive development in children through home-fortification: a health policy perspectiveWaseem Sharieff
Department of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Int J Technol Assess Health Care 24:303-11. 2008..Zinc supplementation may prevent morbidity and mortality related to diarrheal illnesses, and iron supplementation may improve cognitive development, in children...
- Assessing automated external defibrillators in preventing deaths from sudden cardiac arrest: an economic evaluationWaseem Sharieff
Department of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Int J Technol Assess Health Care 23:362-7. 2007..The aim of this study was to evaluate the cost-effectiveness of on-site automated external defibrillators (AEDs) in the initial management of cardiac arrest in Ontario...
- Economic gains of a home fortification program: evaluation of "Sprinkles" from the provider's perspectiveWaseem Sharieff
Department of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, The Research Institute, The Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Ontario
Can J Public Health 97:20-3. 2006..It uses the results of randomized trials of the effect of Sprinkles on anemia and on longitudinal prevalence of diarrhea...
- Physiologic mechanisms can predict hematologic responses to iron supplements in growing children: a computer simulation modelWaseem Sharieff
Department of Nutritional Sciences, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
Am J Clin Nutr 83:681-7. 2006..Iron deficiency is the most common preventable nutrition problem in developing countries. Several randomized clinical trials (RCTs) have been conducted to determine the effectiveness of various iron dosing schemes in multiple settings...
- Multi-micronutrient Sprinkles including a low dose of iron provided as microencapsulated ferrous fumarate improves haematologic indices in anaemic children: a randomized clinical trialAnna Christofides
Division of Gastroenterology and Nutrition, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto and Programs in Metabolism and Integrative Biology, Research Institute, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada
Matern Child Nutr 2:169-80. 2006..Greater staining of the teeth and less ease of use were reported in the drops group as compared with Sprinkles groups. A dose as low as 12.5 mg of iron as ferrous fumarate when provided as Sprinkles may be effective in anaemic children...
- Mechanism and predictors of failed transradial approach for percutaneous coronary interventionsPayam Dehghani
Terrence Donnelly Heart Center, St Michael s Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
JACC Cardiovasc Interv 2:1057-64. 2009..The study aimed to determine the mechanism and predictors of procedural failure in patients undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) from the transradial approach (TR)...
- Characterization of operator learning curve for transradial coronary interventionsWarren T Ball
Terrence Donnelly Heart Center, St Michael s Hospital, University of Toronto, 30 Bond Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Circ Cardiovasc Interv 4:336-41. 2011..Transradial percutaneous coronary intervention (TR-PCI) improves clinical outcomes compared to the transfemoral (TF) approach. However, inadequate training and experience has limited widespread adoption by interventional cardiologists...
- Short-term daily or weekly administration of micronutrient Sprinkles has high compliance and does not cause iron overload in Chinese schoolchildren: a cluster-randomised trialWaseem Sharieff
Research Institute of the Hospital for Sick Children, 555 University Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M5G 1X8
Public Health Nutr 9:336-44. 2006..To examine consumption rates and serum ferritin (SF) concentrations (as a marker of safety) among schoolchildren (3-6 years) provided with daily and weekly micronutrients...
- Angiographic and clinical outcomes after implantation of drug eluting stents in bifurcation lesions with crush or kissing stent techniqueAsim N Cheema
Terrence Donnelly Heart Center, Division of Cardiology, St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
J Interv Cardiol 26:145-52. 2013..In this study, we report 6-9-month angiographic follow-up and long-term clinical outcomes after implantation of drug-eluting stents by crush and kissing stent technique for coronary bifurcation lesions...
- Micronutrient sprinkles to control childhood anaemiaStanley H Zlotkin
Division of GI Nutrition at the Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
PLoS Med 2:e1. 2005
- Acceptability of micronutrient sprinkles: a new food-based approach for delivering iron to First Nations and Inuit children in Northern CanadaAnna Christofides
Research Institute, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Chronic Dis Can 26:114-20. 2005..Sprinkles may provide a safe and acceptable option to the current standard of care (i.e. ferrous sulphate drops) for the provision of iron in Canadian Aboriginal populations...
- Is cooking food in iron pots an appropriate solution for the control of anaemia in developing countries? A randomised clinical trial in BeninWaseem Sharieff
Radiation Oncology Programme, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
Public Health Nutr 11:971-7. 2008....
- Non-infarct-related artery revascularization during primary percutaneous coronary intervention for ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction: a systematic review and meta-analysisAkshay Bagai
St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, Canada
Am Heart J 166:684-693.e1. 2013..To assess the available evidence, we performed a systematic review and meta-analysis comparing outcomes of non-IRA PCI as an adjunct to primary PCI (same sitting PCI [SS-PCI]) with IRA only PCI (IRA-PCI) in the setting of STEMI...
- Demonstrating zinc and iron bioavailability from intrinsically labeled microencapsulated ferrous fumarate and zinc gluconate Sprinkles in young childrenStanley H Zlotkin
Department of Pediatrics, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
J Nutr 136:920-5. 2006....
- Characterization of clopidogrel hypersensitivity reactions and management with oral steroids without clopidogrel discontinuationAsim N Cheema
Terrence Donnelly Heart Center, St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
J Am Coll Cardiol 58:1445-54. 2011..The purpose of this study was to characterize clopidogrel hypersensitivity and describe its successful management with oral steroids without clopidogrel discontinuation...
- Controlling iron deficiency anemia through the use of home-fortified complementary foodsStanley H Zlotkin
Department of Pediatrics, Nutritional Sciences and Health Policy, Management and Evaluation and Centre for International Health, University of Toronto, Ontario M5G 1X8, Canada
Indian J Pediatr 71:1015-9. 2004..Integrated into existing public health programs, Sprinkles has the potential to improve the effectiveness of such programs...
- Comparison of abciximab and eptifibatide on angiographic and clinical outcomes in rescue percutaneous coronary intervention for failed fibrinolytic therapyRavi R Bajaj
Terrence Donnelly Heart Center and the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
J Invasive Cardiol 22:347-52. 2010..However, it is unknown if other GPAs provide a similar benefit in this setting...
- Interventional cardiology fellowship training in Canada: a report card using standardized criteriaPayam Dehghani
Division of Cardiology, St Michael s Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 78:179-86. 2011..Several institutions in Canada offer fellowship training in interventional cardiology (IC). However, no national mechanism exists to ensure uniformity of training or assessment of final competency...
- Robotic radiosurgery for the treatment of 1-3 brain metastases: a pragmatic application of cost-benefit analysis using willingness-to-payJeffrey Noah Greenspoon
Department of Oncology, Juravinski Cancer Centre Division of Radiation Oncology, McMaster University, Ontario, Canada
Technol Cancer Res Treat 12:517-23. 2013..Cost-benefit analysis offers an analytic method to evaluate local preferences and provide accountability when allocating limited healthcare resources. ..
- Comparison of radial versus femoral approach for percutaneous coronary interventions in octogenariansRonen Jaffe
Terrence Donnelly Heart Center, St Michael s Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 69:815-20. 2007..The safety and efficacy of a radial approach for percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) in octogenarians is not well established...
- Rapid advancement to more concentrated formula in infants after surgery for congenital heart disease reduces duration of hospital stay: a randomized clinical trialFrancy Pillo-Blocka
Divisions of Cardiology and Gastroenterology, Department of Pediatrics, University of Toronto, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
J Pediatr 145:761-6. 2004..To determine the impact of rapid advancement to more concentrated formula on weight gain and duration of hospitalization for infants after cardiac surgery...
- Children with autism: effect of iron supplementation on sleep and ferritinCara F Dosman
Developmental Behavioral Pediatrics, Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital, Department of Pediatrics, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Pediatr Neurol 36:152-8. 2007..Similar prevalence of low ferritin at school age as preschool age indicates that children with autism spectrum disorder require ongoing screening for iron deficiency...
- Gall bladder cancer risk factors and genetic mutations in Pakistani womenWaseem Sharieff
Trop Doct 32:122. 2002
- Bevacizumab in colorectal cancerWaseem Sharieff
N Engl J Med 351:1690-1; author reply 1690-1. 2004
- Comments on use of combined measures from capillary blood to assess iron deficiency in rural kenyan childrenLisa Zeng
J Nutr 134:1844-5; author reply 1846-7. 2004