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Mittal N, Bhandari M, Kumbhare D.  Are Corticosteroid Injections Safe to Inject into Knees with Osteoarthritis? What are the Long-term Effects?  Am J Phys Med Rehabil. 2018 Feb 9. doi: 10.1097/PHM.0000000000000909. [Epub ahead of print]   1.73  

Grassi A, Perdisa F, Samuelsson K, Svantesson E, Romagnoli M, Raggi F, Gaziano T, Mosca M, Ayeni O, Zaffagnini S. Association between incision technique for hamstring tendon harvest in anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction and the risk of injury to the infra-patellar branch of the saphenous nerve: a meta-analysis.  Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 2018 Feb 8. doi: 10.1007/s00167-018-4858-x. [Epub ahead of print]    3.22

Reiman MP, Peters S, Sylvain J, Hagymasi S, Ayeni ORPrevalence and Consistency in Surgical Outcome Reporting for Femoroacetabular Impingement Syndrome: A Scoping Review.  Arthroscopy. 2018 Feb 3. pii: S0749-8063(17)31488-3. doi: 10.1016/j.arthro.2017.11.037. [Epub ahead of print]    4.29

Marchioni M, Preisser F, Bandini M, Nazzani S, Tian Z, Kapoor A, Cindolo L, Abdollah F, Tilki D, Briganti A, Montorsi F, Shariat SF, Schips L, Karakiewicz PI. Comparison of Partial Versus Radical Nephrectomy Effect on Other-cause Mortality, Cancer-specific Mortality, and 30-day Mortality in Patients Older Than 75 Years. Eur Urol Focus. 2018 Feb 2. pii: S2405-4569(18)30008-7. doi: 10.1016/j.euf.2018.01.007. [Epub ahead of print]

Bandini M, Smith A, Marchioni M, Pompe RS, Martel TF, Cindolo L, Montorsi F, Shariat SF, Briganti A, Kapoor A, Capitanio U, Karakiewicz PI. Adjuvant Therapies in Nonmetastatic Renal-Cell Carcinoma: A Review of the Literature.  Clin Genitourin Cancer. 2018 Feb 2. pii: S1558-7673(18)30030-2. doi: 10.1016/j.clgc.2018.01.003. [Epub ahead of print]  2.53

Chaudhary V, Brent M, Lam WC, Devenyi R, Teichman J, Mak MY, Kaur H, Barbosa J, Carter R, Farrokhyar F.  Genetic Risk Factors Are Not Associated with Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration Treatment Response to Ranibizumab.  Ophthalmologica. 2018 Jan 26. doi: 10.1159/000481178. [Epub ahead of print]   1.74

Yardley S, Westerman M, Bartlett M, Walton JM, Smith J, Peile E.  The do's, don't and don't knows of supporting transition to more independent practice. Perspect Med Educ. 2018 Feb;7(1):8-22. doi: 10.1007/s40037-018-0403-3.

Voineskos SH, Nelson JA, Klassen AF, Pusic AL. Measuring Patient-Reported Outcomes: Key Metrics in Reconstructive Surgery. Annu Rev Med. 2018 Jan 29;69:467-479.  13.61

Acai A, Steyn C, Reid SE, Sonnadara RR.  A solution to gender inequity in surgery? Better caregiving policies.  Can J Surg. 2018 Feb;61(1):6-7.  1.92

Taylor VH, Hensel J, Anvari M. The impact of health discipline designation on psychological assessments prior to bariatric surgery. Gen Hosp Psychiatry. 2018 Jan 31. pii: S0163-8343(17)30483-8. doi: 10.1016/j.genhosppsych.2018.01.008. [Epub ahead of print]   2.28

Bogach J, Tsai S, Zbuk K, Wong R, Grubac V, Coates A, Pond GR, Simunovic M. Quality of preoperative pelvic computed tomography (CT) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) for rectal cancer in a region in Ontario: A retrospective population-based study. J Surg Oncol. 2018 Feb 23. doi: 10.1002/jso.25000. [Epub ahead of print]   2.99

Ley EJ, Leonard SD, Barmparas G, Dhillon NK, Inaba K, Salim A, OʼBosky KR, Tatum D, Azmi H, Ball CG, Engels PT, Dunn JA, Carrick MM, Meizoso JP, Lombardo S, Cotton BA, Schroeppel TJ, Rizoli S, Chang DSJ, de León LA, Rezende-Neto J, Jacome T, Xiao J, Mallory G, Rao K, Widdel L, Godin S, Coates A, Benedict LA, Nirula R, Kaul S, Li T; Beta Blockers TBI Study Group Collaborators. Beta blockers in critically ill patients with traumatic brain injury: Results from a multicenter, prospective, observational American Association for the Surgery of Trauma study.  J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2018 Feb;84(2):234-244.  3.40

Evans C, Quinlan DO, Engels PT, Sherbino J. Reanimating Patients After Traumatic Cardiac Arrest: A Practical Approach Informed by Best Evidence. Emerg Med Clin North Am. 2018 Feb;36(1):19-40.  1.36

Skitch S, Engels PT.  Acute Management of the Traumatically Injured Pelvis.  Emerg Med Clin North Am. 2018 Feb;36(1):161-179.  1.36

Strauss S, Engels P, Harlock J.  Distal Placement of Resuscitative Endovascular Balloon Occlusion of the Aorta (REBOA) to Restore Hemodynamic Stability in a Patient With Proximal Aortic Rupture. J Endovasc Ther. 2018 Feb 1:1526602818757012. doi: 10.1177/1526602818757012. [Epub ahead of print]  2.83

Pinho-Gomes AC, Azevedo L, Ahn JM, Park SJ, Hamza TH, Farkouh ME, Serruys PW, Milojevic M, Kappetein AP, Stone GW, Lamy A, Fuster V, Taggart DP. Compliance With Guideline-Directed Medical Therapy in Contemporary Coronary Revascularization Trials.  J Am Coll Cardiol. 2018 Feb 13;71(6):591-602   19.89

Shehata N, Whitlock R, Fergusson DA, Thorpe KE, MacAdams C, Grocott HP, Rubens F, Fremes S, Lellouche F, Bagshaw S, Royse A, Rosseel PM, Hare G, Medicis E, Hudson C, Belley-Cote E, Bainbridge D, Kent B, Shaw A, Byrne K, Syed S, Royse CF, McGuiness S, Hall J, Mazer CD. Transfusion Requirements in Cardiac Surgery III (TRICS III): Study Design of a Randomized Controlled Trial. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2018 Feb;32(1):121-129. doi: 10.1053/j.jvca.2017.10.036  1.70

Swaine JM, Moe A, Breidahl W, Bader DL, Oomens CWJ, Lester L, O'Loughlin E, Santamaria N, Stacey MCAdaptation of a MR imaging protocol into a real-time clinical biometric ultrasound protocol for persons with spinal cord injury at risk for deep tissue injury: A reliability study.  J Tissue Viability. 2018 Feb;27(1):32-41.  1.26

Hanif H, Belley-Cote EP, Alotaibi A, Dvirnik N, Neupane B, Beyene J, Eikelboom JW, Holmes D, Whitlock RPLeft atrial appendage occlusion for stroke prevention in patients with atrial fibrillation: a systematic review and network meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials.  J Cardiovasc Surg (Torino). 2018 Feb;59(1):128-139. 2.18

Agreement in reporting between trial publications and current clinical trial registry in high impact journals: A methodological review.

Kosa SD, Mbuagbaw L, Borg Debono V, Bhandari M, Dennis BB, Ene G, Leenus A, Shi D, Thabane M, Valvasori S, Vanniyasingam T, Ye C, Yranon E, Zhang S, Thabane L.

Contemp Clin Trials. 2018 Feb;65:144-150. doi: 10.1016/j.cct.2017.12.011. Epub 2017 Dec 26.

Thoma A, Eaves FF 3rd.  The Pros and Cons of the PROs. Aesthet Surg J. 2018 Feb 15;38(3):343-345.     2.69  Epub 2017 Dec 18.

Use of ultrasound in diagnosing postoperative small-bowel intussusception in pediatric surgical oncology patients: a single-center retrospective review. VanHouwelingen LT, Seims AD, Ortega-Laureano L, Coleman JL, McCarville MB, Davidoff AM, Fernandez-Pineda I. Pediatr Radiol. 2018 Feb;48(2):204-209. doi: 10.1007/s00247-017-4018-3. Epub 2017 Oct 30.

Overweight, obesity and adiposity in survivors of childhood brain tumours: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Wang KW, Fleming A, Johnston DL, Zelcer SM, Rassekh SR, Ladhani S, Socha A, Shinuda J, Jaber S, Burrow S, Singh SK, Banfield L, de Souza RJ, Thabane L, Samaan MC. Clin Obes. 2018 Feb;8(1):55-67. doi: 10.1111/cob.12224. Epub 2017 Oct 11.  

The impact of bariatric surgery on insulin-treated type 2 diabetes patients. Lemus R, Karni D, Hong D, Gmora S, Breau R, Anvari M. Surg Endosc. 2018 Feb;32(2):990-1001. doi: 10.1007/s00464-017-5777-5. Epub 2017 Aug 25.

EMT: Mechanisms and therapeutic implications. Singh M, Yelle N, Venugopal C, Singh SK. Pharmacol Ther. 2018 Feb;182:80-94. doi: 10.1016/j.pharmthera.2017.08.009. Epub 2017 Aug 20. Review.

Sleeve gastrectomy telementoring: a SAGES multi-institutional quality improvement initiative. Nguyen NT, Okrainec A, Anvari M, Smith B, Meireles O, Gee D, Moran-Atkin E, Baram-Clothier E, Camacho DR. Surg Endosc. 2018 Feb;32(2):682-687. doi: 10.1007/s00464-017-5721-8. Epub 2017 Jul 17.


Kay J, Kirsh JM, Bakshi N, Ekhtiari S, Horner N, Gichuru M, Alolabi B, Khan M, Bedi A. Humeral Retroversion and Capsule Thickening in the Overhead Throwing Athlete: A Systematic Review. Arthroscopy. 2018 Jan 17. pii: S0749-8063(17)31432-9. doi: 10.1016/j.arthro.2017.10.049. [Epub ahead of print]  4.29

Kay J, Memon M, Marx RG, Peterson D, Simunovic N, Ayeni OR. Over 90 % of children and adolescents return to sport after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 2018 Jan 13. doi: 10.1007/s00167-018-4830-9. [Epub ahead of print]   3.22

Sprague S, Petrisor B, Jeray K, McKay P, Heels-Ansdell D, Schemitsch E, Liew S, Guyatt G, Walter SD, Bhandari M. Wound irrigation does not affect health-related quality of life after open fractures: results of a randomized controlled trial. Bone Joint J. 2018 Jan;100-B(1):88-94.  2.95

Khan M, Adili A, Winemaker M, Bhandari M. Management of osteoarthritis of the knee in younger patients. CMAJ. 2018 Jan 22;190(3):E72-E79.   6.78  

Moroz PA, Quick EE, Horner NS, Duong A, Simunovic N, Ayeni OR. What Is the State of the Evidence in Anterolateral Ligament Research? Clin Sports Med. 2018 Jan;37(1):137-159. doi: 10.1016/j.csm.2017.07.013. 1.47  

Kleinlugtenbelt YV, Krol RG, Bhandari M, Goslings JC, Poolman RW, Scholtes VAB. Are the patient-rated wrist evaluation (PRWE) and the disabilities of the arm, shoulder and hand (DASH) questionnaire used in distal radial fractures truly valid and reliable? Bone Joint Res. 2018 Jan;7(1):36-45. doi: 10.1302/2046-3758.71.BJR-2017-0081.R1.  2.59

Um KJ, McCLURE GR, Belley-Cote EP, Gupta S, Bouhout I, Lortie H, Alraddadi H, Alsagheir A, Bossard M, McINTYRE WF, Lengyel A, Eikelboom JW, Ouzounian M, Chu MW, Parry D, El-Hamamsy I, Whitlock RP. Hemodynamic outcomes of the Ross procedure versus other aortic valve replacement: a systematic review and meta-analysis. J Cardiovasc Surg (Torino). 2018 Jan 9. doi: 10.23736/S0021-9509.18.10255-2. [Epub ahead of print]   2.17

Garg AX, Shehata N, McGuinness S, Whitlock R, Fergusson D, Wald R, Parikh C, Bagshaw SM, Khanykin B, Gregory A, Syed S, Hare GMT, Cuerden MS, Thorpe KE, Hall J, Verma S, Roshanov PS, Sontrop JM, Mazer CD. Risk of Acute Kidney Injury in Patients Randomized to a Restrictive Versus Liberal Approach to Red Blood Cell Transfusion in Cardiac Surgery: A Substudy Protocol of the Transfusion Requirements in Cardiac Surgery III Noninferiority Trial. Can J Kidney Health Dis. 2018 Jan 3;5:2054358117749532.   eCollection 2018.

Sheth T, Natarajan MK, Kreatsoulas C, Whitlock R, Parry D, Chu V, Smith A, Velianou JL. Avoiding S3 Valve Over-Sizing by Deployment Balloon Over-Filling: Impact on Rates of Permanent Pacemaker and Other Procedural Complications During TAVR. J Invasive Cardiol. 2018 Jan;30(1):23-27.   1.39

Boldeanu I, Perreault Bishop J, Nepveu S, Stevens LM, Soulez G, Kieser TM, Lamy A, Noiseux N, Chartrand-Lefebvre C. Incidental findings in CT imaging of coronary artery bypass grafts: results from a Canadian multicenter prospective cohort. BMC Res Notes. 2018 Jan 25;11(1):72.  1.6

Drudi LM, Ades M, Turkdogan S, Huynh C, Lauck S, Webb JG, Piazza N, Martucci G, Langlois Y, Perrault LP, Asgar AW, Labinaz M, Lamy A, Noiseux N, Peterson MD, Arora RC, Lindman BR, Bendayan M, Mancini R, Trnkus A, Kim DH, Popma JJ, Afilalo J.  Association of Depression With Mortality in Older Adults Undergoing Transcatheter or Surgical Aortic Valve Replacement. JAMA Cardiol. 2018 Jan 17. doi: 10.1001/jamacardio.2017.5064. [Epub ahead of print] 

Meisner A, Kerr KF, Thiessen-Philbrook H, Wilson FP, Garg AX, Shlipak MG, Kavsak P, Whitlock RP, Coca SG, Parikh CR. Development of biomarker combinations for postoperative acute kidney injury via Bayesian model selection in a multicenter cohort study. Biomark Res. 2018 Jan 12;6:3. doi: 10.1186/s40364-018-0117-z. eCollection 2018. 

Shalaby N, Al-Ebraheem A, Le D, Cornacchi S, Fang Q, Farrell T, Lovrics P, Gohla G, Reid S, Hodgson N, Farquharson M  Time-resolved fluorescence (TRF) and diffuse reflectance spectroscopy (DRS) for margin analysis in breast cancer.  Lasers Surg Med. 2018 Jan 22. doi: 10.1002/lsm.22795. [Epub ahead of print]  2.31

Akhtar-Danesh GG, Doumouras AG, Bos C, Flageole H, Hong D. Factors Associated With Outcomes and Costs After Pediatric Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy. JAMA Surg. 2018 Jan 17. doi: 10.1001/jamasurg.2017.5461. [Epub ahead of print]  7.96

Thoma A, Eaves FF 3rd. The Pros and Cons of the PROs. Aesthet Surg J. 2018 Jan 9. doi: 10.1093/asjour/sjx265. [Epub ahead of print]  2.69

Capolicchio JP, Braga LH, Szymanski KM. Canadian Urological Association/Pediatric Urologists of Canada guidelines on the investigation and management of antenatally detected hydronephrosis. Can Urol Assoc J. 2017 Dec 22. doi: 10.5489/cuaj.5094. [Epub ahead of print]    .87

Pompili C, Shargall Y, Decaluwe H, Moons J, Chari M, Brunelli A. Risk-adjusted performance evaluation in three academic thoracic surgery units using the Eurolung risk models. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2018 Jan 3. doi: 10.1093/ejcts/ezx483. [Epub ahead of print]  3.75

Sabri K, Woodward MA, Easterbrook B, Shivananda S; Canadian Neonatal Network. Retinopathy of prematurity practices: a national survey of Canadian Neonatal Intensive Care Units. J Perinatol. 2018 Jan 2. doi: 10.1038/s41372-017-0030-6. [Epub ahead of print]  2.31

Mullen SJ, Coret-Simon J, Rodriguez AR. Perineural spread of skin cancer presenting as diplopia. CMAJ. 2018 Jan 8;190(1):E13-E16.  6.78

Wu AY, Gervasio KA, Gergoudis KN, Wei C, Oestreicher JH, Harvey JT. Conservative therapy for chalazia: is it really effective? Acta Ophthalmol. 2018 Jan 16. doi: 10.1111/aos.13675. [Epub ahead of print]   3.15

Kameda-Smith MM, Lach B, Reddy KS. A 72-Year-Old Male with A Slow Growing Pineal Region Tumor. Brain Pathol. 2018 Jan;28(1):129-130.  6.62  

Nath S, Koziarz A, Badhiwala JH, Almenawer SA. Predicting outcomes in aneurysmal subarachnoid haemorrhage. BMJ. 2018 Jan 24;360:k102.   20.7

Bakhshinyan  D, Adile AA, Qazi MA, Singh M, Kameda-Smith MM, Yelle N, Chokshi C, Venugopal C, Singh SK. Introduction to Cancer Stem Cells: Past, Present, and Future. Methods Mol Biol. 2018;1692:1-16. doi: 10.1007/978-1-4939-7401-6_1.  .79

Alsagheir A, Belley-Côté EP, Whitlock RP.  Anatomical and electrical remodeling with incomplete left atrial appendage ligation: Results from the LAALA-AF registry. J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 2018 Jan;29(1):E1. doi: 10.1111/jce.13381. Epub 2017 Dec 7.    3.06

Images in urology: Localized primary amyloidosis of the urinary bladder. Varghese S, Wong NC, Shayegan B. Can Urol Assoc J. 2018 Jan;12(1):E42-E44. doi: 10.5489/cuaj.4825. Epub 2017 Dec 1.  

Therapeutic targeting of ependymoma as informed by oncogenic enhancer profiling. Mack SC, Pajtler KW, Chavez L, Okonechnikov K, Bertrand KC, Wang X, Erkek S, Federation A, Song A, Lee C, Wang X, McDonald L, Morrow JJ, Saiakhova A, Sin-Chan P, Wu Q, Michaelraj KA, Miller TE, Hubert CG, Ryzhova M, Garzia L, Donovan L, Dombrowski S, Factor DC, Luu B, Valentim CLL, Gimple RC, Morton A, Kim L, Prager BC, Lee JJY, Wu X, Zuccaro J, Thompson Y, Holgado BL, Reimand J, Ke SQ, Tropper A, Lai S, Vijayarajah S, Doan S, Mahadev V, Miñan AF, Gröbner SN, Lienhard M, Zapatka M, Huang Z, Aldape KD, Carcaboso AM, Houghton PJ, Keir ST, Milde T, Witt H, Li Y, Li CJ, Bian XW, Jones DTW, Scott I, Singh SK, Huang A, Dirks PB, Bouffet E, Bradner JE, Ramaswamy V, Jabado N, Rutka JT, Northcott PA, Lupien M, Lichter P, Korshunov A, Scacheri PC, Pfister SM, Kool M, Taylor MD, Rich JN. Nature. 2018 Jan 4;553(7686):101-105. doi: 10.1038/nature25169. Epub 2017 Dec 20.

Level of evidence and authorship trends of clinical studies in knee surgery, sports traumatology, arthroscopy, 1995-2015. Judy RP, Shin JJ, McCrum C, Ayeni OR, Samuelsson K, Musahl V. Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 2018 Jan;26(1):9-14. doi: 10.1007/s00167-017-4801-6. Epub 2017 Nov 14.

Eight and counting. Hanna WC. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Jan;155(1):360. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2017.10.006. Epub 2017 Oct 20.  

A Randomized Comparison of 2 Robotic Virtual Reality Simulators and Evaluation of Trainees' Skills Transfer to a Simulated Robotic Urethrovesical Anastomosis Task. Hoogenes J, Wong N, Al-Harbi B, Kim KS, Vij S, Bolognone E, Quantz M, Guo Y, Shayegan B, Matsumoto ED. Urology. 2018 Jan;111:110-115. doi: 10.1016/j.urology.2017.09.023. Epub 2017 Oct 18.

Effect of pathological high-risk features on cancer-specific mortality in non-metastatic clear cell renal cell carcinoma: a tool for optimizing patient selection for adjuvant therapy. Bandini M, Smith A, Zaffuto E, Pompe RS, Marchioni M, Capitanio U, Chun FK, Kapoor AB, Shariat SF, Montorsi F, Briganti A, Karakiewicz PI. World J Urol. 2018 Jan;36(1):51-57. doi: 10.1007/s00345-017-2093-6. Epub 2017 Oct 11.

Venous Thromboembolism Events After Hip Arthroscopy: A Systematic Review. Haldane CE, Ekhtiari S, de Sa D, Simunovic N, Safran M, Randelli F, Duong A, Farrokhyar F, Ayeni OR. Arthroscopy. 2018 Jan;34(1):321-330.e1. doi: 10.1016/j.arthro.2017.07.006. Epub 2017 Sep 29.

Braking Time Following Total Knee Arthroplasty: A Systematic Review. Hartman J, Thornley P, Oreskovich S, Adili A, Bedi A, Khan M. J Arthroplasty. 2018 Jan;33(1):284-290.e1. doi: 10.1016/j.arth.2017.08.012. Epub 2017 Aug 31. Review.

Arthroscopic management of suprascapular neuropathy of the shoulder improves pain and functional outcomes with minimal complication rates. Memon M, Kay J, Ginsberg L, Simunovic N, Bak K, Lapner P, Ayeni OR. Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 2018 Jan;26(1):240-266. doi: 10.1007/s00167-017-4694-4. Epub 2017 Sep 6.

Arthroscopic management of snapping scapula syndrome improves pain and functional outcomes, although a high rate of residual symptoms has been reported. Memon M, Kay J, Simunovic N, Ayeni OR. Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 2018 Jan;26(1):221-239. doi: 10.1007/s00167-017-4693-5. Epub 2017 Sep 1.

The impact of spine stability on cervical spinal cord injury with respect to demographics, management, and outcome: a prospective cohort from a national spinal cord injury registry. Paquet J, Rivers CS, Kurban D, Finkelstein J, Tee JW, Noonan VK, Kwon BK, Hurlbert RJ, Christie S, Tsai EC, Ahn H, Drew B, Bailey CS, Fourney DR, Attabib N, Johnson MG, Fehlings MG, Parent S, Dvorak MF; RHSCIR Network. Spine J. 2018 Jan;18(1):88-98. doi: 10.1016/j.spinee.2017.06.032. Epub 2017 Jul 1.

Kosa SD, Mbuagbaw L, Debono VB, Bhandari M, Dennis BB, Ene G, Leenus A, Shi D, Thabane M, Valvasori S, Vanniyasingam T, Ye C, Yranon E, Zhang S, Thabane L  Agreement in reporting between trial publications and current clinical trial registry in high impact journals: A methodological review. Contemp Clin Trials. 2017 Dec 26. pii: S1551-7144(17)30531-1. doi: 10.1016/j.cct.2017.12.011. [Epub ahead of print]  2.09

Madden K, Tai K, Ali Z, Schneider P, Singh M, Ghert M, Bhandari M. Published intimate partner violence studies often differ from their trial registration record. Women Health. 2017 Dec 27. doi: 10.1080/03630242.2017.1421287. [Epub ahead of print] 1.43

Rudrapatna S, Peterson D, Missiuna P, Aditya I, Drew B, Sahar N, Thabane L, Samaan MC. Understanding muscle-immune interactions in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis: a feasibility study. Pilot Feasibility Stud. 2017 Dec 5;3:50. doi: 10.1186/s40814-017-0193-0. eCollection 2017.

Kooner S, Johal H, Clark M. Bicompartmental knee arthroplasty vs total knee arthroplasty for the treatment of medial compartment and patellofemoral osteoarthritis. Arthroplast Today. 2017 Nov 29;3(4):309-314. doi: 10.1016/j.artd.2017.02.006. eCollection 2017 Dec. 

Kay J, Memon M, Sa D, Simunovic N, Musahl V, Fu FH, Karlsson J, Ayeni OR. A Historical Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials in Anterior Cruciate Ligament Surgery. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2017 Dec 20;99(24):2062-2068.  4.84

El-Rabbany M, Li S, Bui S, Muir JM, Bhandari M, Azarpazhooh A. A Quality Analysis of Systematic Reviews in Dentistry, Part 1: Meta-Analyses of Randomized Controlled Trials. J Evid Based Dent Pract. 2017 Dec;17(4):389-398. doi: 10.1016/j.jebdp.2017.06.004. 2.47

Sprague S, Swaminathan A, Slobogean GP, Spurr H, Arseneau E, Raveendran L, Memon M, Scott T, Agarwal G, Bhandari M. A scoping review of intimate partner violence educational programs for health care professionals. Women Health. 2017 Dec 18. doi: 10.1080/03630242.2017.1388334. [Epub ahead of print]  1.43

Cantu Morales D, de Beer J, Petruccelli D, Kabali C, Winemaker M. Lower Extremity Arterial Calcification on Preoperative Knee Radiographs as a Predictor of Postoperative Cardiovascular Events After Primary Total Knee Arthroplasty. J Arthroplasty. 2017 Nov 29. pii: S0883-5403(17)31046-X. doi: 10.1016/j.arth.2017.11.041. [Epub ahead of print] 3.05

Bos D, Kim K, Hoogenes J, Lambe S, Shayegan B, Matsumoto ED.  Compliance of the recurrent renal stone former with current best practice guidelines. Can Urol Assoc J. 2017 Dec 22. doi: 10.5489/cuaj.4605.  .87 [Epub ahead of print]

Dragomir A, Aprikian A, Kapoor A, Finelli A, Pouliot F, Rendon R, Black PC, Moore R, Breau RH, Kawakami J, Drachenberg D, Lattouf JB, Tanguay S. Follow-up imaging after nephrectomy for cancer in Canada: urologists' compliance with guidelines. An observational study. CMAJ Open. 2017 Dec 11;5(4):E834-E841.  

Dason S, Wong NC, Allard CB, Hoogenes J, Orovan W, Shayegan B. High-intensity Focused Ultrasound (HIFU) as salvage therapy for radio-recurrent prostate cancer: predictors of disease response. Int Braz J Urol. 2017 Dec 7;43. doi: 10.1590/S1677-5538.IBJU.2017.0025. [Epub ahead of print] .81

Maizels M, Braga L, Gong EM, Liu D, Meade P, Nelson LD, Dungan JS. "1 Voice": Learn urinary tract dilation (UTD) classification to assess fetal & newborn urological ultrasound findings. J Pediatr Urol. 2017 Dec;13(6):559-562.    2.02

Marchioni M, Bandini M, Preisser F, Tian Z, Kapoor A, Cindolo L, Primiceri G, Berardinelli F, Briganti A, Shariat SF, Schips L, Karakiewicz PI. Survival after Cytoreductive Nephrectomy in Metastatic Non-clear Cell Renal Cell Carcinoma Patients: A Population-based Study. Eur Urol Focus. 2017 Dec 8. pii: S2405-4569(17)30268-7. doi: 10.1016/j.euf.2017.11.012. [Epub ahead of print] 

Varghese S, Wong NC, Shayegan B. Images in urology: Localized primary amyloidosis of the urinary bladder. Can Urol Assoc J. 2017 Dec 1. doi: 10.5489/cuaj.4825. [Epub ahead of print]  .87

Michlitsch JG, Romao RLP, Gleason JM, Braga LH, Allen L, Gupta A, Lorenzo AJ. Local control for vaginal botryoid rhabdomyosarcoma with prerectal transperineal surgical resection and autologous buccal graft vaginal replacement: A novel, minimally invasive, radiation-sparing approach. J Pediatr Surg. 2017 Nov 21. pii: S0022-3468(17)30764-9. doi: 10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2017.11.044. [Epub ahead of print] 1.97

Thoma A, Farrokhyar F, Waltho D, Braga LH, Sprague S, Goldsmith CH. Users' guide to the surgical literature: how to assess a noninferiority trial. Can J Surg. 2017 Dec;60(6):426-432. 1.92

Braga LH, McGrath M, Farrokhyar F, Jegatheeswaran K, Lorenzo AJ. Society For Fetal Urology Classification Versus Urinary Tract Dilation Grading Systems For Prognostication In Prenatal Hydronephrosis: A Time To Resolution Analysis. J Urol. 2017 Nov 30. pii: S0022-5347(17)77985-2. doi: 10.1016/j.juro.2017.11.077. [Epub ahead of print]  5.15

Bonert M, El-Shinnawy I, Carvalho M, Williams P, Salama S, Tang D, Kapoor A. Next Generation Quality: Assessing the Physician in Clinical History Completeness and Diagnostic Interpretations Using Funnel Plots and Normalized Deviations Plots in 3,854 Prostate Biopsies.  J Pathol Inform. 2017 Nov 23;8:43. doi: 10.4103/jpi.jpi_50_17. eCollection 2017. 

Nath S, Koziarz A, Badhiwala JH, Alhazzani W, Jaeschke R, Sharma S, Banfield L, Shoamanesh A, Singh S, Nassiri F, Oczkowski W, Belley-Côté E, Truant R, Reddy K, Meade MO, Farrokhyar F, Bala MM, Alshamsi F, Krag M, Etxeandia-Ikobaltzeta I, Kunz R, Nishida O, Matouk C, Selim M, Rhodes A, Hawryluk G, Almenawer SA. Atraumatic versus conventional lumbar puncture needles: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Lancet. 2017 Dec 6. pii: S0140-6736(17)32451-0. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(17)32451-0. [Epub ahead of print]  44.0

Lu JQ, Algird AR. Intratumoral cavernous-like malformation in subependymomas. Br J Neurosurg. 2017 Dec 14:1-2. doi: 10.1080/02688697.2017.1416065. [Epub ahead of print]   1.05

Iorio-Morin C, Ahmed SU, Bigder M, Dakson A, Elliott C, Guha D, Kameda-Smith M, Lavergne P, Makarenko S, Taccone MS, Tso MK, Wang B, Winkler-Schwartz A, Fortin D; Canadian Neurosurgery Research Collaborative. Demographics, Interests, and Quality of Life of Canadian Neurosurgery Residents. Can J Neurol Sci. 2017 Dec 14:1-7. doi: 10.1017/cjn.2017.263. [Epub ahead of print]  .61

Badodi S, Dubuc A, Zhang X, Rosser G, Da Cunha Jaeger M, Kameda-Smith MM, Morrissy AS, Guilhamon P, Suetterlin P, Li XN, Guglielmi L, Merve A, Farooq H, Lupien M, Singh SK, Basson MA, Taylor MD, Marino S. Convergence of BMI1 and CHD7 on ERK Signaling in Medulloblastoma.  Cell Rep. 2017 Dec 5;21(10):2772-2784. doi: 10.1016/j.celrep.2017.11.021.  8.28

Mack SC, Pajtler KW, Chavez L, Okonechnikov K, Bertrand KC, Wang X, Erkek S, Federation A, Song A, Lee C, Wang X, McDonald L, Morrow JJ, Saiakhova A, Sin-Chan P, Wu Q, Michaelraj KA, Miller TE, Hubert CG, Ryzhova M, Garzia L, Donovan L, Dombrowski S, Factor DC, Luu B, Valentim CLL, Gimple RC, Morton A, Kim L, Prager BC, Lee JJY, Wu X, Zuccaro J, Thompson Y, Holgado BL, Reimand J, Ke SQ, Tropper A, Lai S, Vijayarajah S, Doan S, Mahadev V, Miñan AF, Gröbner SN, Lienhard M, Zapatka M, Huang Z, Aldape KD, Carcaboso AM, Houghton PJ, Keir ST, Milde T, Witt H, Li Y, Li CJ, Bian XW, Jones DTW, Scott I, Singh SK, Huang A, Dirks PB, Bouffet E, Bradner JE, Ramaswamy V, Jabado N, Rutka JT, Northcott PA, Lupien M, Lichter P, Korshunov A, Scacheri PC, Pfister SM, Kool M, Taylor MD, Rich JN. Therapeutic targeting of ependymoma as informed by oncogenic enhancer profiling.  Nature. 2017 Dec 20. doi: 10.1038/nature25169. [Epub ahead of print]  40.13 

Al Jishi A, Murty N. Massive lumbar spine hematoma post-spinal tap. Surg Neurol Int. 2017 Dec 6;8:293. doi: 10.4103/sni.sni_351_17. eCollection 2017.  1.41

Shen C, Shamsudeen I, Farrokhyar F, Sabri K. Fragility of Results in Ophthalmology Randomized Controlled Trials: A Systematic Review. Ophthalmology. 2017 Dec 11. pii: S0161-6420(17)31987-5. doi: 10.1016/j.ophtha.2017.11.015. [Epub ahead of print]  8.20

Bogach J, Levine O, Parpia S, Valencia M, Ruo L, Serrano P. Does the Addition of Biologic Agents to Chemotherapy in Patients with Unresectable Colorectal Cancer Metastases Result in a Higher Proportion of Patients Undergoing Resection? A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. J Gastrointest Surg. 2017 Dec 4. doi: 10.1007/s11605-017-3640-6. [Epub ahead of print]  2.96

Doumouras AG, Maeda A, Jackson TD. The role of routine abdominal drainage after bariatric surgery: a metabolic and bariatric surgery accreditation and quality improvement program study. Surg Obes Relat Dis. 2017 Dec;13(12):1997-2003. doi: 10.1016/j.soard.2017.08.019. 4.49

Welsford M, Belley-Côté EP. Emergent coronary angiography post arrest-Do observational studies provide enough evidence for strong recommendations? Resuscitation. 2017 Dec 18. pii: S0300-9572(17)30796-7. doi: 10.1016/j.resuscitation.2017.12.018. [Epub ahead of print]   5.23

McClure GR, Belley-Cote EP, Jaffer IH, Dvirnik N, An KR, Fortin G, Spence J, Healey J, Singal RK, Whitlock RP. Surgical ablation of atrial fibrillation: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials. Europace. 2017 Nov 27. doi: 10.1093/europace/eux336. [Epub ahead of print]  4.52

Whitlock RP, McClure GR, Eikelboom JW. Aortic valve replacement in younger patients. Eur Heart J. 2017 Dec 1;38(45):3378-3381.  20.21

Spence J, Belley-Côté E, Devereaux PJ, Whitlock R, Um K, McClure G, Lamy A, LeManach Y, Connolly S, Syed S. Benzodiazepine administration during adult cardiac surgery: a survey of current practice among Canadian anesthesiologists working in academic centres. Can J Anaesth. 2017 Dec 18. doi: 10.1007/s12630-017-1047-1. [Epub ahead of print]  2.31

Alzayer H, Bossard M, Ahsan S, Tsang M, Whitlock R, Sheth T.  A case of spontaneous coronary artery dissection complicated by free wall rupture.  Can J Cardiol.  2017 Dec;33(12):1736.e13-e15.  2.47

Agzarian J, Bessissow A, Srinathan S, Devereaux PJ, Neary J, Decher W, Gandy L, Schneider L, Finley CJ, Schieman C, Hanna WC, Shargall Y. The effect of colchicine administration on postoperative pleural effusion following lung resection: a randomized blinded placebo-controlled feasibility pilot study. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2017 Nov 23. doi: 10.1093/ejcts/ezx401. [Epub ahead of print]  3.76

Bessissow A, Agzarian J, Shargall Y, Srinathan S, Neary J, Tandon V, Finley C, Healey JS, Conen D, Rodseth R, Pettit S, Dechert W, Regalado O, Ramasundarahettige C, Alshalash S, Devereaux PJ.  Colchicine for Prevention of Perioperative Atrial Fibrillation in patients undergoing lung resection surgery: a pilot randomized controlled study. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2017 Dec 9. doi: 10.1093/ejcts/ezx422. [Epub ahead of print]  3.76

Kidane B, Peel JK, Seely A, Malthaner RA, Finley C, Grondin S, Louie BE, Srinathan S, Darling GE.National practice variation in pneumonectomy perioperative care among Canadian thoracic surgeons.Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg. 2017 Dec 1;25(6):872-876.  1.85

Kay J, de Sa D, Morrison L, Fejtek E, Simunovic N, Martin HD, Ayeni OR. Surgical Management of Deep Gluteal Syndrome Causing Sciatic Nerve Entrapment: A Systematic Review. Arthroscopy. 2017 Dec;33(12):2263-2278.e1.  . Epub 2017 Aug 31.

Optimal timing of starting thromboprophylaxis for patients with acute spinal cord injury: A survey of Canadian spine surgeons. Piran S, Bednar D, Drew B, Schulman S. Thromb Res. 2017 Dec;160:38-40. Epub 2017 Oct 26.  

Moving Forward Through Consensus: A Modified Delphi Approach to Determine the Top Research Priorities in Orthopaedic Oncology. Schneider PJ, Evaniew N, McKay P, Ghert M. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2017 Dec;475(12):3044-3055.   Epub 2017 Aug 30.

Le Manach Y, Sibilio S, Whitlock R. Xenon and Cardioprotection: Is This the Light at the End of the Tunnel? Anesthesiology. 2017 Dec;127(6):913-914  Epub Sept 2017

Marital status and gender affect stage, tumor grade, treatment type and cancer specific mortality in T1-2 N0 M0 renal cell carcinoma. Marchioni M, Martel T, Bandini M, Pompe RS, Tian Z, Kapoor A, Cindolo L, Autorino R, Briganti A, Shariat SF, Schips L, Karakiewicz PI. World J Urol. 2017 Dec;35(12):1899-1905. Epub 2017 Aug 28.

Autoantibodies against the cell surface-associated chaperone GRP78 stimulate tumor growth via tissue factor. Al-Hashimi AA, Lebeau P, Majeed F, Polena E, Lhotak Š, Collins CAF, Pinthus JH, Gonzalez-Gronow M, Hoogenes J, Pizzo SV, Crowther M, Kapoor A, Rak J, Gyulay G, D'Angelo S, Marchiò S, Pasqualini R, Arap W, Shayegan B, Austin RC. J Biol Chem. 2017 Dec 22;292(51):21180-21192. Epub 2017 Oct 24.

Survival of metastatic renal cell carcinoma patients continues to improve over time, even in targeted therapy era. Marchioni M, Bandini M, Pompe RS, Tian Z, Martel T, Kapoor A, Cindolo L, Berardinelli F, Briganti A, Shariat SF, Schips L, Karakiewicz PI. Int Urol Nephrol. 2017 Dec;49(12):2143-2149. Epub 2017 Sep 20.

Neurostimulation Therapy for Non-neurogenic Overactive Bladder in Children: A Meta-analysis. Fernandez N, Chua ME, Ming JM, Silangcruz JM, Zu'bi F, Dos Santos J, Lorenzo AJ, Braga LH, Lopes RI. Urology. 2017 Dec;110:201-207. Epub 2017 Aug 17.

Relationship of Kidney Injury Biomarkers with Long-Term Cardiovascular Outcomes after Cardiac Surgery. Parikh CR, Puthumana J, Shlipak MG, Koyner JL, Thiessen-Philbrook H, McArthur E, Kerr K, Kavsak P, Whitlock RP, Garg AX, Coca SG. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2017 Dec;28(12):3699-3707.   Epub 2017 Aug 14.

RNAi screen identifies essential regulators of human brain metastasis-initiating cells. Singh M, Venugopal C, Tokar T, Brown KR, McFarlane N, Bakhshinyan D, Vijayakumar T, Manoranjan B, Mahendram S, Vora P, Qazi M, Dhillon M, Tong A, Durrer K, Murty N, Hallet R, Hassell JA, Kaplan DR, Cutz JC, Jurisica I, Moffat J, Singh SK. Acta Neuropathol. 2017 Dec;134(6):923-940. Epub 2017 Aug 1.

Classification systems for distal radius fractures. Kleinlugtenbelt YV, Groen SR, Ham SJ, Kloen P, Haverlag R, Simons MP, Scholtes VAB, Bhandari M, Goslings JC, Poolman RW. Acta Orthop. 2017 Dec;88(6):681-687.   Epub 2017 Jun 14.

The rate of publication of free papers at the 2008 and 2010 European Society of Sports Traumatology Knee Surgery and Arthroscopy congresses. Kay J, Memon M, Rogozinsky J, de Sa D, Simunovic N, Seil R, Karlsson J, Ayeni OR. J Exp Orthop. 2017 Dec;4(1):15.   Epub 2017 May 10.

The effect of an online referral system on referrals to bariatric surgery. Doumouras AG, Anvari S, Breau R, Anvari M, Hong D, Gmora S. Surg Endosc. 2017 Dec;31(12):5127-5134.  . Epub 2017 Apr 26.

Arthrofibrosis after ACL reconstruction is best treated in a step-wise approach with early recognition and intervention: a systematic review. Ekhtiari S, Horner NS, de Sa D, Simunovic N, Hirschmann MT, Ogilvie R, Berardelli RL, Whelan DB, Ayeni OR. Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 2017 Dec;25(12):3929-3937.   Epub 2017 Mar 4.  

Patient perceptions regarding physician reimbursements, wait times, and out-of-pocket payments for anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction in Ontario. Memon M, Ginsberg L, de Sa D, Nashed A, Simunovic N, Phillips M, Denkers M, Ogilvie R, J Exp Orthop. 2017 Dec;4(1):1. Epub 2017 Jan 23.


Graham MM, Sessler DI, Parlow JL, Biccard BM, Guyatt G, Leslie K, Chan MTV, Meyhoff CS, Xavier D, Sigamani A, Kumar PA, Mrkobrada M, Cook DJ, Tandon V, Alvarez-Garcia J, Villar JC, Painter TW, Landoni G, Fleischmann E, Lamy A, Whitlock R, Le Manach Y, Aphang-Lam M, Cata JP, Gao P, Terblanche NCS, Ramana PV, Jamieson KA, Bessissow A, Mendoza GR, Ramirez S, Diemunsch PA, Yusuf S, Devereaux PJ. Aspirin in Patients With Previous Percutaneous Coronary Intervention Undergoing Noncardiac Surgery. Ann Intern Med. 2017 Nov 14. doi: 10.7326/M17-2341. [Epub ahead of print]

Mazer CD, Whitlock RP, Fergusson DA, Hall J, Belley-Cote E, Connolly K, Khanykin B, Gregory AJ, de Médicis É, McGuinness S, Royse A, Carrier FM, Young PJ, Villar JC, Grocott HP, Seeberger MD, Fremes S, Lellouche F, Syed S, Byrne K, Bagshaw SM, Hwang NC, Mehta C, Painter TW, Royse C, Verma S, Hare GMT, Cohen A, Thorpe KE, Jüni P, Shehata N; TRICS Investigators and Perioperative Anesthesia Clinical Trials Group. Restrictive or Liberal Red-Cell Transfusion for Cardiac Surgery. N Engl J Med. 2017 Nov 30;377(22):2133-2144.

Hylands M, Toma A, Beaudoin N, Frenette AJ, D'Aragon F, Belley-Côté É, Charbonney E, Møller MH, Laake JH, Vandvik PO, Siemieniuk RA, Rochwerg B, Lauzier F, Green RS, Ball I, Scales D, Murthy S, Kwong JSW, Guyatt G, Rizoli S, Asfar P, Lamontagne F. Early vasopressor use following traumatic injury: a systematic review. BMJ Open. 2017 Nov 17;7(11):e017559.

Alsagheir A, Belley-Côté EP, Whitlock RP. Anatomical and electrical remodeling with incomplete left atrial appendage ligation: Results from the LAALA-AF registry. J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 2017 Nov 10. doi: 10.1111/jce.13381. [Epub ahead of print]

Noiseux N, Stevens LM, Chartrand-Lefebvre C, Soulez G, Prieto I, Basile F, Mansour S, Dyub AM, Kieser TM, Lamy A; CORONARY investigators. Off-pump Versus On-pump Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery: Graft Patency Assessment With Coronary Computed Tomographic Angiography: A Prospective Multicenter Randomized Controlled Pilot Study. J Thorac Imaging. 2017 Nov;32(6):370-377.  

Grassi A, Alexiou K, Amendola A, Moorman CT, Samuelsson K, Ayeni OR, Zaffagnini S, Sell T. Postural stability deficit could predict ankle sprains: a systematic review. Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 2017 Nov 25. doi: 10.1007/s00167-017-4818-x. [Epub ahead of print]

Bhandari M, Swiontkowski M. Management of Acute Hip Fracture. N Engl J Med. 2017 Nov 23;377(21):2053-2062. doi: 10.1056/NEJMcp1611090.

Haeri Hendy S, de Sa D, Ainsworth K, Ayeni OR, Simunovic N, Peterson D. Juvenile Osteochondritis Dissecans of the Knee: Does Magnetic Resonance Imaging Instability Correlate With the Need for Surgical Intervention? Orthop J Sports Med. 2017 Nov 14;5(11):2325967117738516.

Zelle BA, Singh G, Kitchen DL, Fajardo RJ, Bhandari M, Valerio MA. Ethnic differences in patients' perceptions towards isolated orthopedic injuries: a pilot study. Pilot Feasibility Stud. 2017 Nov 7;3:39. doi: 10.1186/s40814-017-0188-x. eCollection 2017.

Judy RP, Shin JJ, McCrum C, Ayeni OR, Samuelsson K, Musahl V. Level of evidence and authorship trends of clinical studies in knee surgery, sports traumatology, arthroscopy, 1995-2015. Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 2017 Nov 14. doi: 10.1007/s00167-017-4801-6. [Epub ahead of print]

Habib A, Haldane CE, Ekhtiari S, de Sa D, Simunovic N, Belzile EL, Ayeni OR. Pudendal nerve injury is a relatively common but transient complication of hip arthroscopy. Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 2017 Nov 8. doi: 10.1007/s00167-017-4783-4. [Epub ahead of print] .

Memon M, Kay J, Ginsberg L, de Sa D, Simunovic N, Samuelsson K, Athwal GS, Ayeni OR. Arthroscopic Management of Septic Arthritis of the Native Shoulder: A Systematic Review. Arthroscopy. 2017 Oct 30. pii: S0749-8063(17)31044-7. doi: 10.1016/j.arthro.2017.07.038. [Epub ahead of print]


Tarride JE, Hopkins RB, Blackhouse G, Burke N, Bhandari M, Johal H, Guyatt GH, Busse JW. Low-intensity pulsed ultrasound for treatment of tibial fractures: an economic evaluation of the TRUST study. Bone Joint J. 2017 Nov;99-B(11):1526-1532. .

Piran S, Bednar D, Drew B, Schulman S. Optimal timing of starting thromboprophylaxis for patients with acute spinal cord injury: A survey of Canadian spine surgeons. Thromb Res. 2017 Oct 26;160:38-40. doi: 10.1016/j.thromres.2017.10.016. [Epub ahead of print]

Adili AF, Di Giovanni J, Kolesar E, Wong NC, Hoogenes J, Dason S, Shayegan B. Positive surgical margin rates during the robot-assisted laparoscopic radical prostatectomy learning curve of an experienced laparoscopic surgeon. Can Urol Assoc J. 2017 Nov 11. doi: 10.5489/cuaj.4588. [Epub ahead of print]

Zareba P, Eastham J, Scardino PT, Touijer K. Contemporary Patterns of Care and Outcomes of Men Found to Have Lymph Node Metastases at the Time of Radical Prostatectomy. J Urol. 2017 Nov;198(5):1077-1084. doi: 10.1016/j.juro.2017.06.062.

Busing N, Rosenfield J, Rungta K, Raegele M, Warren A, Wright B, Walton M, Oandasan I, Sanfilippo A, Saxena A. Smoothing the Transition Points in Canadian Medical Education. Acad Med. 2017 Nov 21. doi: 10.1097/ACM.0000000000002072. [Epub ahead of print]

Lee BT, Agarwal JP, Ascherman JA, Caterson SA, Gray DD, Hollenbeck ST, Khan SA, Loeding LD, Mahabir RC, Miller AS, Perdikis G, Schwartz JS, Sieling BA, Thoma A, Wolfman JA, Wright JL. Evidence-Based Clinical Practice Guideline: Autologous Breast Reconstruction with DIEP or Pedicled TRAM Abdominal Flaps. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2017 Nov;140(5):651e-664e. doi: 10.1097/PRS.0000000000003768.

Tsangaris E, Riff KWYW, Vargas F, Aguilera MP, Alarcón MM, Cazalla AA, Thabane L, Thoma A, Klassen AF. Translation and cultural adaptation of the CLEFT-Q for use in Colombia, Chile, and Spain. Health Qual Life Outcomes. 2017 Nov 28;15(1):228. doi: 10.1186/s12955-017-0805-7.

Hanna WC. Eight and counting. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Oct 20. pii: S0022-5223(17)32324-3. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2017.10.006. [Epub ahead of print]  

Doumouras AG, Saleh F, Anvari S, Gmora S, Anvari M, Hong D. A Longitudinal Analysis of Short-Term Costs and Outcomes in a Regionalized Center of Excellence Bariatric Care System. Obes Surg. 2017 Nov;27(11):2811-2817.  Epub May 2017

The effect of health system factors on outcomes and costs after bariatric surgery in a universal healthcare system: a national cohort study of bariatric surgery in Canada. Doumouras AG, Saleh F, Anvari S, Gmora S, Anvari M, Hong D. Surg Endosc. 2017 Nov;31(11):4816-4823. doi: 10.1007/s00464-017-5559-0. Epub 2017 Apr 13.

Overexpression of MUC1 and Genomic Alterations in Its Network Associate with Prostate Cancer Progression. Lin X, Gu Y, Kapoor A, Wei F, Aziz T, Ojo D, Jiang Y, Bonert M, Shayegan B, Yang H, Al-Nedawi K, Major P, Tang D. Neoplasia. 2017 Nov;19(11):857-867. doi: 10.1016/j.neo.2017.06.006. Epub 2017 Sep 18.

Side-to-Side Refluxing Nondismembered Ureterocystotomy: A Novel Strategy to Address Obstructed Megaureters in Children. Alyami FA, Koyle MA, Bowlin PR, Gleason JM, Braga LH, Lorenzo AJ. J Urol. 2017 Nov;198(5):1159-1167. doi: 10.1016/j.juro.2017.05.078. Epub 2017 May 29.

Intra-articular hyaluronic acid in the treatment of knee osteoarthritis: a Canadian evidence-based perspective. Bhandari M, Bannuru RR, Babins EM, Martel-Pelletier J, Khan M, Raynauld JP, Frankovich R, Mcleod D, Devji T, Phillips M, Schemitsch EH, Pelletier JP. Ther Adv Musculoskelet Dis. 2017 Sep;9(9):231-246. doi: 10.1177/1759720X17729641. Epub 2017 Sep 12. Review.

Cochrane in CORR ®: Surgical Versus Non-surgical Treatment for Lumbar Spinal Stenosis. Aleem IS, Drew B. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2017 Nov;475(11):2632-2637. doi: 10.1007/s11999-017-5452-0. Epub 2017 Jul 28. No abstract available.

Evaluating the Effectiveness of Internal Iliac Artery Branched Endovascular Stent Grafts. Naji F, Srivatsav V, Qadura M, Harlock J, Andrinopoulos T, Iyer V, Rapanos T. Ann Vasc Surg. 2017 Nov;45:247-252. doi: 10.1016/j.avsg.2017.06.126. Epub 2017 Jul 6.

Lidocaine Gel for Urethral Catheterization in Children: A Meta-Analysis. Chua ME, Firaza PNB, Ming JM, Silangcruz JMA, Braga LH, Lorenzo AJ. J Pediatr. 2017 Nov;190:207-214.e1. doi: 10.1016/j.jpeds.2017.07.001. Epub 2017 Sep 13.


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