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One-to-One Observation: A Systematic Review [Internet].

Shekelle PG, Greeley AM, Tanner EP, Mak SS, Begashaw MM, Miake-Lye IM, Beroes-Severin JM.

Washington (DC): Department of Veterans Affairs (US); 2019 Aug.


What is the Optimal Panel Size in Primary Care? A Systematic Review [Internet].

Shekelle PG, Paige NM, Apaydin EA, Goldhaber-Fiebert JD, Mak SS, Miake-Lye IM, Begashaw MM, Beroes-Severin JM.

Washington (DC): Department of Veterans Affairs (US); 2019 Aug.


Phenotypic comparison between smoking and non-smoking chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

Salvi SS, Brashier BB, Londhe J, Pyasi K, Vincent V, Kajale SS, Tambe S, Mandani K, Nair A, Mak SM, Madas S, Juvekar S, Donnelly LE, Barnes PJ.

Respir Res. 2020 Feb 12;21(1):50. doi: 10.1186/s12931-020-1310-9.


Sitters as a Patient Safety Strategy to Reduce Hospital Falls: A Systematic Review.

Greeley AM, Tanner EP, Mak S, Begashaw MM, Miake-Lye IM, Shekelle PG.

Ann Intern Med. 2020 Feb 4. doi: 10.7326/M19-2628. [Epub ahead of print]


What Is the Optimal Primary Care Panel Size?: A Systematic Review.

Paige NM, Apaydin EA, Goldhaber-Fiebert JD, Mak S, Miake-Lye IM, Begashaw MM, Severin JM, Shekelle PG.

Ann Intern Med. 2020 Jan 21. doi: 10.7326/M19-2491. [Epub ahead of print]


Pharmacological Characterizations of anti-Dementia Memantine Nitrate via Neuroprotection and Vasodilation in Vitro and in Vivo.

Mak S, Liu Z, Wu L, Guo B, Luo F, Liu Z, Hu S, Wang J, Cui G, Sun Y, Wang Y, Zhang G, Han Y, Zhang Z.

ACS Chem Neurosci. 2020 Feb 5;11(3):314-327. doi: 10.1021/acschemneuro.9b00242. Epub 2020 Jan 22.


Projected local rain events due to climate change and the impacts on waterborne diseases in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

Chhetri BK, Galanis E, Sobie S, Brubacher J, Balshaw R, Otterstatter M, Mak S, Lem M, Lysyshyn M, Murdock T, Fleury M, Zickfeld K, Zubel M, Clarkson L, Takaro TK.

Environ Health. 2019 Dec 30;18(1):116. doi: 10.1186/s12940-019-0550-y.


"Whatever happens, happens" challenges of end-of-life communication from the perspective of older adults and family caregivers: a Qualitative study.

Im J, Mak S, Upshur R, Steinberg L, Kuluski K.

BMC Palliat Care. 2019 Dec 12;18(1):113. doi: 10.1186/s12904-019-0493-7.


Cardiac Remodeling in Middle-Aged Endurance Athletes and Recreationally Active Individuals: Challenges in Defining the "Athlete's Heart".

Banks L, Bentley RF, Currie KD, Vecchiarelli E, Aslam A, Connelly KA, Yan AT, Konieczny KM, Dorian P, Mak S, Sasson Z, Goodman JM.

J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 2020 Feb;33(2):247-249. doi: 10.1016/j.echo.2019.09.014. Epub 2019 Dec 4. No abstract available.


Diffusion-Dominated Pinch-Off of Ultralow Surface Tension Fluids.

Lo HY, Liu Y, Mak SY, Xu Z, Chao Y, Li KJ, Shum HC, Xu L.

Phys Rev Lett. 2019 Sep 27;123(13):134501. doi: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.123.134501.


Expression and clinical significance of PD-L1 and BRAF expression in nasopharyngeal carcinoma.

Cao Y, Chan KI, Xiao G, Chen Y, Qiu X, Hao H, Mak SC, Lin T.

BMC Cancer. 2019 Oct 29;19(1):1022. doi: 10.1186/s12885-019-6276-y.


Nanodiscs Incorporating Native β1 Adrenergic Receptor as a Novel Approach for the Detection of Pathological Autoantibodies in Patients with Dilated Cardiomyopathy.

Sun R, Mak S, Haschemi J, Horn P, Boege F, Luppa PB.

J Appl Lab Med. 2019 Nov;4(3):391-403. doi: 10.1373/jalm.2018.028225. Epub 2019 May 28.


Psychometric Testing of the CHAMPS Questionnaire in French Canadians with COPD.

Mak S, Bourbeau J, Mayo NE, Wood-Dauphinee S, Soicher JE.

Can Respir J. 2019 Sep 17;2019:2185207. doi: 10.1155/2019/2185207. eCollection 2019.


Loss of secretin results in systemic and pulmonary hypertension with cardiopulmonary pathologies in mice.

Zaw AM, Sekar R, Mak SOK, Law HKW, Chow BKC.

Sci Rep. 2019 Oct 2;9(1):14211. doi: 10.1038/s41598-019-50634-x.


'The Future is Probably Now': Understanding of illness, uncertainty and end-of-life discussions in older adults with heart failure and family caregivers.

Im J, Mak S, Upshur R, Steinberg L, Kuluski K.

Health Expect. 2019 Dec;22(6):1331-1340. doi: 10.1111/hex.12980. Epub 2019 Sep 27.


Cervical C7 ganglion cyst causing compressive myelopathy: A rare case report.

Gandhoke CS, Mak SKD, Primalani NK, Goh ET, Lee HY, Nolan CP.

Surg Neurol Int. 2019 Apr 24;10:61. doi: 10.25259/SNI-153-2019. eCollection 2019.


Impact of choice of volumetry software and nodule management guidelines on recall rates in lung cancer screening.

Soo E, Edey AJ, Mak SM, Moser J, Mohammadi S, Rodrigues T, Duffy SW, Field JK, Baldwin DR, Nair A, Devaraj A.

Eur J Radiol. 2019 Nov;120:108646. doi: 10.1016/j.ejrad.2019.108646. Epub 2019 Sep 8.


Role of SCTR/AT1aR heteromer in mediating ANGII-induced aldosterone secretion.

Bai J, Duraisamy K, Mak SOK, Allam A, Ajarem J, Li Z, Chow BKC.

PLoS One. 2019 Sep 3;14(9):e0222005. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0222005. eCollection 2019.


Evidence Map of Art Therapy [Internet].

Miake-Lye IM, Apaydin EA, Mak SS, Begashaw MM, Beroes-Severin JM, Shekelle PG.

Washington (DC): Department of Veterans Affairs (US); 2019 Jul.


von Hippel-Lindau Protein Maintains Metabolic Balance to Regulate the Survival of Naive B Lymphocytes.

Xu S, Huo J, Huang Y, Aw M, Chen S, Mak S, Yip LY, Ho YS, Ng SW, Tan AH, Lee A, Ou X, Lam KP.

iScience. 2019 Jul 26;17:379-392. doi: 10.1016/j.isci.2019.07.002. Epub 2019 Jul 4.


Cost-effectiveness of Leg Bypass versus Endovascular Therapy for Critical Limb Ischemia: A Systematic Review [Internet].

Childers CP, Lamaina M, Liu C, Mak SS, Suttorp Booth M, Maggard Gibbons M, Shekelle PG.

Washington (DC): Department of Veterans Affairs (US); 2019 Mar.


Correlation between frataxin expression and contractility revealed by in vitro Friedreich's ataxia cardiac tissue models engineered from human pluripotent stem cells.

Wong AO, Wong G, Shen M, Chow MZ, Tse WW, Gurung B, Mak SY, Lieu DK, Costa KD, Chan CW, Martelli A, Nabhan JF, Li RA.

Stem Cell Res Ther. 2019 Jul 8;10(1):203. doi: 10.1186/s13287-019-1305-y.


Spatial-Temporal Epidemiology of the Syphilis Epidemic in Relation to Neighborhood-Level Structural Factors in British Columbia, 2005-2016.

Salway T, Gesink D, Lukac C, Roth D, Ryan V, Mak S, Wang S, Newhouse E, Hayden A, Bharmal A, Hoyano D, Morshed M, Grennan T, Gilbert M, Wong J.

Sex Transm Dis. 2019 Sep;46(9):571-578. doi: 10.1097/OLQ.0000000000001034.


Dyspnea after Pulmonary Embolism.

Christiansen D, Baillie T, Mak S, Granton J.

Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2019 Jul;16(7):914-919. doi: 10.1513/AnnalsATS.201811-818CC. No abstract available.


Evaluating the value of intrapartum fetal scalp blood sampling to predict adverse neonatal outcomes: A UK multicentre observational study.

Al Wattar BH, Lakhiani A, Sacco A, Siddharth A, Bain A, Calvia A, Kamran A, Tiong B, Warwick B, MacMahon C, Marcus D, Long E, Coyle G, Lever GE, Michel G, Gopal G, Baig H, Price HL, Badri H, Stevenson H, Hoyte H, Malik H, Edwards J, Hartley J, Hemers J, Tamblyn J, Dalton JAW, Frost J, Subba K, Baxter K, Sivakumar K, Murphy K, Papadakis K, Bladon LR, Kasaven L, Manning L, Prior M, Ghosh M, Couch M, Altunel M, Pearce M, Cocker M, Stephanou M, Jie M, Mistry M, Wahby MO, Saidi NS, Ramshaw NL, Tempest N, Parker N, Tan PL, Johnson RL, Harris R, Tildesley R, Ram R, Painuly R, Cuffolo R, Bugeja R, Ngadze R, Grainger R, Gurung S, Mak S, Farrell S, Cowey S, Neary S, Quinn S, Nijjar SK, Kenyon S, Lamb S, Tracey S, Lee T, Kinsella T, Davidson T, Corr T, Sampson U, McQueen V, Smith WP, Castling Z; AB-FAB study group.

Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol. 2019 Sep;240:62-67. doi: 10.1016/j.ejogrb.2019.06.012. Epub 2019 Jun 15.


The dual-functional memantine nitrate MN-08 alleviates cerebral vasospasm and brain injury in experimental subarachnoid haemorrhage models.

Luo F, Wu L, Zhang Z, Zhu Z, Liu Z, Guo B, Li N, Ju J, Zhou Q, Li S, Yang X, Mak S, Han Y, Sun Y, Wang Y, Zhang G, Zhang Z.

Br J Pharmacol. 2019 Sep;176(17):3318-3335. doi: 10.1111/bph.14763. Epub 2019 Jul 31.


Outcomes of transperineal and transrectal ultrasound-guided prostate biopsy.

Lo KL, Chui KL, Leung CH, Ma SF, Lim K, Ng T, Wong J, Li JKM, Mak SK, Ng CF.

Hong Kong Med J. 2019 Jun;25(3):209-215. doi: 10.12809/hkmj187599. Epub 2019 May 29.


Non-invasive classification of non-small cell lung cancer: a comparison between random forest models utilising radiomic and semantic features.

Bashir U, Kawa B, Siddique M, Mak SM, Nair A, Mclean E, Bille A, Goh V, Cook G.

Br J Radiol. 2019 Jul;92(1099):20190159. doi: 10.1259/bjr.20190159. Epub 2019 Jun 5.


Scaling Beyond Early Adopters: A Systematic Review and Key Informant Perspectives [Internet].

Miake-Lye I, Mak SS, Lambert-Kerzner AC, Lam CA, Delevan DM, Secada PM, Beroes-Severin JM, Olmos-Ochoa TT, Shekelle PG.

Washington (DC): Department of Veterans Affairs (US); 2019 Jan.


Loco-regional staging of malignant pleural mesothelioma by integrated 18F-FDG PET/MRI.

Murphy DJ, Mak SM, Mallia A, Jeljeli S, Stirling JJ, Goh V, Bille A, Cook GJR.

Eur J Radiol. 2019 Jun;115:46-52. doi: 10.1016/j.ejrad.2019.04.003. Epub 2019 Apr 5.


Bis(propyl)-cognitin potentiates rehabilitation of treadmill exercise after a transient focal cerebral ischemia, possibly via inhibiting NMDA receptor and regulating VEGF expression.

Ke Z, Hu S, Cui W, Sun J, Zhang S, Mak S, Wang J, Tang J, Pang Y, Han Y, Tong K.

Neurochem Int. 2019 Sep;128:143-153. doi: 10.1016/j.neuint.2019.04.016. Epub 2019 Apr 26.


Taxonomic and Functional Characterization of the Microbial Community During Spontaneous in vitro Fermentation of Riesling Must.

Sirén K, Mak SST, Melkonian C, Carøe C, Swiegers JH, Molenaar D, Fischer U, Gilbert MTP.

Front Microbiol. 2019 Apr 9;10:697. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2019.00697. eCollection 2019.


Decision outcomes of women choosing extended non-invasive prenatal testing.

Lo TK, Chan KY, Kan AS, So PL, Kong CW, Mak SL, Lee CN.

J Obstet Gynaecol. 2019 Jul;39(5):733-734. doi: 10.1080/01443615.2018.1557123. Epub 2019 Apr 2. No abstract available.


Clinical practice guidelines for the provision of renal service in Hong Kong: General Nephrology.

Tang SC, Wong AK, Mak SK.

Nephrology (Carlton). 2019 Mar;24 Suppl 1:9-26. doi: 10.1111/nep.13500. No abstract available.


Massage for Pain: An Evidence Map.

Miake-Lye IM, Mak S, Lee J, Luger T, Taylor SL, Shanman R, Beroes-Severin JM, Shekelle PG.

J Altern Complement Med. 2019 May;25(5):475-502. doi: 10.1089/acm.2018.0282. Epub 2019 Mar 20.


Association between osteoarthritis and increased risk of dementia: A systemic review and meta-analysis.

Weber A, Mak SH, Berenbaum F, Sellam J, Zheng YP, Han Y, Wen C.

Medicine (Baltimore). 2019 Mar;98(10):e14355. doi: 10.1097/MD.0000000000014355.


Comparison of Readmission and Death Among Patients With Cardiac Disease in Northern vs Southern Ontario.

Donio PJ, Freitas C, Austin PC, Ross HJ, Abdel-Qadir HM, Wijeysundera HC, Tu K, Cram P, Liu P, Abrams H, Udell JA, Mak S, Farkouh ME, Tu JV, Wang X, Tobe SW, Lee DS.

Can J Cardiol. 2019 Mar;35(3):341-351. doi: 10.1016/j.cjca.2019.01.004.


Comparative effectiveness of the different components of care provided in heart failure clinics-protocol for a systematic review and network meta-analysis.

Slater M, Bielecki J, Alba AC, Abrahamyan L, Tomlinson G, Mak S, MacIver J, Zieroth S, Lee D, Wong W, Krahn M, Ross H, Rac VE.

Syst Rev. 2019 Feb 2;8(1):40. doi: 10.1186/s13643-019-0953-4.


In vivo actions of SCTR/AT1aR heteromer in controlling Vp expression and release via cFos/cAMP/CREB pathway in magnocellular neurons of PVN.

Mak SOK, Zhang L, Chow BKC.

FASEB J. 2019 Apr;33(4):5389-5398. doi: 10.1096/fj.201801732RR. Epub 2019 Jan 31.


Effectiveness of multifocal and monofocal intraocular lenses for cataract surgery and lens replacement: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

Khandelwal SS, Jun JJ, Mak S, Booth MS, Shekelle PG.

Graefes Arch Clin Exp Ophthalmol. 2019 May;257(5):863-875. doi: 10.1007/s00417-018-04218-6. Epub 2019 Jan 10.


Oncology Nursing in Hong Kong: Milestones over the Past 20 Years.

Mak SS.

Asia Pac J Oncol Nurs. 2019 Jan-Mar;6(1):10-16. doi: 10.4103/apjon.apjon_46_18. Review.


Erratum to: Comparative performance of the BGISEQ-500 vs Illumina HiSeq2500 sequencing platforms for palaeogenomic sequencing.

Mak SST, Gopalakrishnan S, Carøe C, Geng C, Liu S, Sinding MS, Kuderna LFK, Zhang W, Fu S, Vieira FG, Germonpré M, Bocherens H, Fedorov S, Petersen B, Sicheritz-Pontén T, Marques-Bonet T, Zhang G, Jiang H, Gilbert MTP.

Gigascience. 2018 Dec 1;7(12). doi: 10.1093/gigascience/giy151. No abstract available.


Multi-omics and potential applications in wine production.

Sirén K, Mak SST, Fischer U, Hansen LH, Gilbert MTP.

Curr Opin Biotechnol. 2019 Apr;56:172-178. doi: 10.1016/j.copbio.2018.11.014. Epub 2018 Dec 11. Review.


Health professionals' involvement and information provision in genetic counseling following prenatal diagnosis of sex chromosome aneuploidy in Hong Kong.

So PL, Cheng YKY, Cheuk KY, Chiu WK, Mak SL, Mok SL, Lo TK, Yung WK, Lo FM, Chung BHY, Kan ASY, Lee CP, Tang MHY.

Int J Gynaecol Obstet. 2019 Mar;144(3):314-316. doi: 10.1002/ijgo.12737. Epub 2018 Dec 19.


Tacrine(10)-Hupyridone Prevents Post-operative Cognitive Dysfunction via the Activation of BDNF Pathway and the Inhibition of AChE in Aged Mice.

Chen H, Wu X, Gu X, Zhou Y, Ye L, Zhang K, Pan H, Wang J, Wei H, Zhu B, Naman CB, Mak S, Carlier PR, Cui W, Han Y.

Front Cell Neurosci. 2018 Nov 7;12:396. doi: 10.3389/fncel.2018.00396. eCollection 2018.


Applying core theory and spatial analysis to identify hepatitis C virus infection "core areas" in British Columbia, Canada.

Butt ZA, Mak S, Gesink D, Gilbert M, Wong J, Yu A, Wong S, Alvarez M, Chong M, Buxton J, Tyndall M, Krajden M, Janjua NZ.

J Viral Hepat. 2019 Mar;26(3):373-383. doi: 10.1111/jvh.13043. Epub 2018 Dec 11.


Pulmonary hemodynamic and right ventricular responses to brief and prolonged exercise in middle-aged endurance athletes.

Buchan TA, Wright SP, Esfandiari S, Fuchs FC, Gray T, Currie KD, Sasson S, Sasson Z, Mak S, Goodman JM.

Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2019 Feb 1;316(2):H326-H334. doi: 10.1152/ajpheart.00413.2018. Epub 2018 Nov 16.


Pulmonary Arterial Wedge Pressure at Rest and During Exercise in Healthy Adults: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis.

Esfandiari S, Wolsk E, Granton D, Azevedo L, Valle FH, Gustafsson F, Mak S.

J Card Fail. 2019 Feb;25(2):114-122. doi: 10.1016/j.cardfail.2018.10.009. Epub 2018 Oct 23.


Antimalarial-induced Cardiomyopathy in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus: As Rare as Considered?

Tselios K, Deeb M, Gladman DD, Harvey P, Akhtari S, Mak S, Butany J, Urowitz MB.

J Rheumatol. 2019 Apr;46(4):391-396. doi: 10.3899/jrheum.180124. Epub 2018 Oct 15.


Role of C-reactive protein in the pathogenesis of acute kidney injury.

Tang Y, Mak SK, Xu AP, Lan HY.

Nephrology (Carlton). 2018 Oct;23 Suppl 4:50-52. doi: 10.1111/nep.13454. Review.


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