Branko Kopjar

Summary

Affiliation: University of Washington
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Comparison of characteristics of patients with coronary heart disease receiving lipid-lowering therapy versus those not receiving such therapy
    Branko Kopjar
    Center for Cost and Outcome Research, Department of Health Services, University of Washington, H688 Health Sciences Center, Box 357660, Seattle, WA 98195 7660, USA
    Am J Cardiol 91:1352-4. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Adherence with statin therapy in secondary prevention of coronary heart disease in veterans administration male population
    Branko Kopjar
    Department of Health Services, University of Washington, Seattle 98195 7660, USA
    Am J Cardiol 92:1106-8. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint The prevalence and outcomes of in-hospital acute myocardial infarction in the Department of Veterans Affairs Health System
    Charles Maynard
    Health Services Research and Development, VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    Arch Intern Med 166:1410-6. 2006
  4. doi request reprint Novel Method Using Baseline Normalization and Area Under the Curve to Evaluate Differences in Outcome Between Treatment Groups and Application to Patients With Cervical Spondylotic Myelopathy Undergoing Anterior Versus Posterior Surgery
    Shian Liu
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases, New York, NY Department of Neurosurgery, Toronto Western Hospital, University Health Network, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Department of Neurosurgery, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, VA Department of Neurosurgery, University of Kansas, Kansas City, KS Department of Neurological Surgery, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Washington, Seattle, WA Department of Health Services, University of Washington, Seattle, WA Division of Neurosurgery, Toronto Western Hospital, Toronto, Canada Department of Orthopaedics, Emory University, Atlanta, GA Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 40:E1299-304. 2015
  5. doi request reprint Effect of type II odontoid fracture nonunion on outcome among elderly patients treated without surgery: based on the AOSpine North America geriatric odontoid fracture study
    Justin S Smith
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA Department of Neurological and Orthopaedic Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA Department of Health Services, University of Washington, Seattle, WA Department of Neurosurgery, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Washington, Seattle, WA and Department of Neurosurgery, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 38:2240-6. 2013
  6. pmc Adherence to heart-healthy behaviors in a sample of the U.S. population
    Rosalie R Miller
    Health Services Research and Development Center of Excellence, VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 2:A18. 2005
  7. doi request reprint Clinical and Surgical Predictors of Complications Following Surgery for the Treatment of Cervical Spondylotic Myelopathy: Results From the Multicenter, Prospective AOSpine International Study of 479 Patients
    Lindsay Tetreault
    Institute of Medical Sciences, University of Toronto, Toronto Western Hospital, University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Department of Orthopaedics, Alexandra Hospital Juronghealth, Singapore Department of Health Services, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Ontario Institute of Technology UOIT, UOIT CMCC Centre for the Study of Disability Prevention and Rehabilitation, Oshawa, Ontario, Canada Department of Neurosurgery, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas Department of Medical Imaging, Toronto Western Hospital, University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Department of Neurosurgery, University Hospital Catania, Catania, Italy Halbert Chair in Neural Repair and Regeneration, Toronto Western Hospital, University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Neurosurgery 79:33-44. 2016
  8. doi request reprint Do Caucasians and East Asians have Different Outcomes Following Surgery for the Treatment of Degenerative Cervical Myelopathy?: Results From the Prospective Multicenter AOSpine International Study
    Narihito Nagoshi
    Department of Surgery, Division of Neurosurgery and Spinal Program, University of Toronto, Toronto Western Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Keio University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan Institute of Medical Science, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Nagoya, Japan University of Kansas, Department Neurosurgery, Kansas City, KS Ege University, Department of Neurosurgery, Izmir, Turkey Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Department of Orthopaedics, Singapore, Singapore Department of Health Services, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 41:1428-35. 2016
  9. ncbi request reprint Underuse of cardioprotective medications in patients prior to acute myocardial infarction
    Rosalie R Miller
    Health Services Research and Development Center of Excellence, VA Puget Sound Health Care System 152, 1660 South Columbian Way, Seattle, WA 98108, USA
    Am J Cardiol 92:209-11. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint The effect of total shoulder arthroplasty on self-assessed health status is comparable to that of total hip arthroplasty and coronary artery bypass grafting
    Richard S Boorman
    Department of Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle 98195 6500, USA
    J Shoulder Elbow Surg 12:158-63. 2003

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Publications16

  1. ncbi request reprint Comparison of characteristics of patients with coronary heart disease receiving lipid-lowering therapy versus those not receiving such therapy
    Branko Kopjar
    Center for Cost and Outcome Research, Department of Health Services, University of Washington, H688 Health Sciences Center, Box 357660, Seattle, WA 98195 7660, USA
    Am J Cardiol 91:1352-4. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Adherence with statin therapy in secondary prevention of coronary heart disease in veterans administration male population
    Branko Kopjar
    Department of Health Services, University of Washington, Seattle 98195 7660, USA
    Am J Cardiol 92:1106-8. 2003
    ..Our population's persistence in using statins was higher than in other open-population cohorts but lower than in randomized controlled trials...
  3. ncbi request reprint The prevalence and outcomes of in-hospital acute myocardial infarction in the Department of Veterans Affairs Health System
    Charles Maynard
    Health Services Research and Development, VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    Arch Intern Med 166:1410-6. 2006
    ....
  4. doi request reprint Novel Method Using Baseline Normalization and Area Under the Curve to Evaluate Differences in Outcome Between Treatment Groups and Application to Patients With Cervical Spondylotic Myelopathy Undergoing Anterior Versus Posterior Surgery
    Shian Liu
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases, New York, NY Department of Neurosurgery, Toronto Western Hospital, University Health Network, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Department of Neurosurgery, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, VA Department of Neurosurgery, University of Kansas, Kansas City, KS Department of Neurological Surgery, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Washington, Seattle, WA Department of Health Services, University of Washington, Seattle, WA Division of Neurosurgery, Toronto Western Hospital, Toronto, Canada Department of Orthopaedics, Emory University, Atlanta, GA Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 40:E1299-304. 2015
    ..Retrospective review of a prospective database...
  5. doi request reprint Effect of type II odontoid fracture nonunion on outcome among elderly patients treated without surgery: based on the AOSpine North America geriatric odontoid fracture study
    Justin S Smith
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA Department of Neurological and Orthopaedic Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA Department of Health Services, University of Washington, Seattle, WA Department of Neurosurgery, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Washington, Seattle, WA and Department of Neurosurgery, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 38:2240-6. 2013
    ..Subgroup analysis of a prospective multicenter study...
  6. pmc Adherence to heart-healthy behaviors in a sample of the U.S. population
    Rosalie R Miller
    Health Services Research and Development Center of Excellence, VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 2:A18. 2005
    ....
  7. doi request reprint Clinical and Surgical Predictors of Complications Following Surgery for the Treatment of Cervical Spondylotic Myelopathy: Results From the Multicenter, Prospective AOSpine International Study of 479 Patients
    Lindsay Tetreault
    Institute of Medical Sciences, University of Toronto, Toronto Western Hospital, University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Department of Orthopaedics, Alexandra Hospital Juronghealth, Singapore Department of Health Services, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Ontario Institute of Technology UOIT, UOIT CMCC Centre for the Study of Disability Prevention and Rehabilitation, Oshawa, Ontario, Canada Department of Neurosurgery, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas Department of Medical Imaging, Toronto Western Hospital, University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Department of Neurosurgery, University Hospital Catania, Catania, Italy Halbert Chair in Neural Repair and Regeneration, Toronto Western Hospital, University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Neurosurgery 79:33-44. 2016
    ..Nonetheless, complications occur in 11% to 38% of patients. Knowledge of important predictors of complications will help clinicians identify high-risk patients and institute prevention and management strategies...
  8. doi request reprint Do Caucasians and East Asians have Different Outcomes Following Surgery for the Treatment of Degenerative Cervical Myelopathy?: Results From the Prospective Multicenter AOSpine International Study
    Narihito Nagoshi
    Department of Surgery, Division of Neurosurgery and Spinal Program, University of Toronto, Toronto Western Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Keio University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan Institute of Medical Science, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Nagoya, Japan University of Kansas, Department Neurosurgery, Kansas City, KS Ege University, Department of Neurosurgery, Izmir, Turkey Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Department of Orthopaedics, Singapore, Singapore Department of Health Services, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 41:1428-35. 2016
    ..A prospective multicenter cohort study...
  9. ncbi request reprint Underuse of cardioprotective medications in patients prior to acute myocardial infarction
    Rosalie R Miller
    Health Services Research and Development Center of Excellence, VA Puget Sound Health Care System 152, 1660 South Columbian Way, Seattle, WA 98108, USA
    Am J Cardiol 92:209-11. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint The effect of total shoulder arthroplasty on self-assessed health status is comparable to that of total hip arthroplasty and coronary artery bypass grafting
    Richard S Boorman
    Department of Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle 98195 6500, USA
    J Shoulder Elbow Surg 12:158-63. 2003
    ..05). Although the improvements were significant and similar to the postoperative scores reported for total hip arthroplasty and coronary bypass procedures, the scores did not reach those of the general population...
  11. ncbi request reprint The Impact of Depression and Bipolar Disorders on Functional and Quality of Life Outcomes in Patients Undergoing Surgery for Degenerative Cervical Myelopathy: Analysis of a Combined Prospective Dataset
    Lindsay Tetreault
    Toronto Western Hospital, Division of Neurosurgery, Toronto, Ontario, Canada University of Toronto, Department of Surgery, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Keio University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Nagoya, Japan University of Washington, Department of Health Services, Seattle, Washington, USA University of Kansas, Department of Neurosurgery, Kansas City, Kansas, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) . 2016
    ..Analysis of a combined prospective dataset...
  12. doi request reprint Survival and Clinical Outcomes in Surgically Treated Patients With Metastatic Epidural Spinal Cord Compression: Results of the Prospective Multicenter AOSpine Study
    Michael G Fehlings
    Michael G Fehlings, Anick Nater, Lindsay Tetreault, and Eric Massicotte, University of Toronto Joel Finkelstein and Arjun Sahgal, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Center, Toronto, Ontario Charles Fisher, University of British Columbia and Vancouver Coastal Health, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada Branko Kopjar, University of Washington, Seattle, WA Paul Arnold, University of Kansas, Kansas City, KS Mark Dekutoski, The CORE Institute, Sun City West, AZ John France, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV Ziya Gokaslan, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD Laurence Rhines, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX Peter Rose, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN James Schuster, University of Pennsylvania and Alexander Vaccaro, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA
    J Clin Oncol 34:268-76. 2016
    ..We aimed to prospectively evaluate survival, neurologic, functional, and HRQoL outcomes in patients with MESCC who underwent surgical management...
  13. pmc The AOSpine North America Geriatric Odontoid Fracture Mortality Study: a retrospective review of mortality outcomes for operative versus nonoperative treatment of 322 patients with long-term follow-up
    Jens Chapman
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 38:1098-104. 2013
    ..Retrospective, multicenter cohort study...
  14. doi request reprint Clinical evaluation of a neuroprotective drug in patients with cervical spondylotic myelopathy undergoing surgical treatment: design and rationale for the CSM-Protect trial
    Michael G Fehlings
    Department of Surgery, Division of Neurosurgery and Spinal Program, University of Toronto, Toronto Western Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Department of Neurosurgery, University of Kansas, Kansas City, KS and Department of Health Services, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 38:S68-75. 2013
    ..Descriptive article and narrative review...
  15. ncbi request reprint Characterizing the functional improvement after total shoulder arthroplasty for osteoarthritis
    Edward V Fehringer
    Department of Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 84:1349-53. 2002
    ....
  16. ncbi request reprint Humeral component modularity may not be an important factor in the outcome of shoulder arthroplasty for glenohumeral osteoarthritis
    R Sean Churchill
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Advanced Healthcare, S C, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
    Am J Orthop (Belle Mead NJ) 34:173-6. 2005
    ..05) in the NF group than in the MV and NV groups. These results fail to confirm that humeral component modularity is an important factor in the outcome of shoulder arthroplasty...