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1.

A Canadian strategy for surgical quality improvement

Urbach, DR, Karimuddin AA, Wei A, Zabolotny BP, Lefebvre G, Walsh M, Hameed M, Fata P, Chaudhury P, McLeod RS, Cleary SP.

Can J Surg. 2019 Dec 1;62(6):E16-E18. doi: 10.1503/cjs.019318.

2.

Sex-Based Disparities in the Hourly Earnings of Surgeons in the Fee-for-Service System in Ontario, Canada.

Dossa F, Simpson AN, Sutradhar R, Urbach DR, Tomlinson G, Detsky AS, Baxter NN.

JAMA Surg. 2019 Oct 2. doi: 10.1001/jamasurg.2019.3769. [Epub ahead of print]

PMID:
31577348
3.

Evaluation of the Genetic Association Between Adult Obesity and Neuropsychiatric Disease.

Stahel P, Nahmias A, Sud SK, Lee SJ, Pucci A, Yousseif A, Youseff A, Jackson T, Urbach DR, Okrainec A, Allard JP, Sockalingam S, Yao T, Barua M, Jiao H, Magi R, Bassett AS, Paterson AD, Dahlman I, Batterham RL, Dash S.

Diabetes. 2019 Dec;68(12):2235-2246. doi: 10.2337/db18-1254. Epub 2019 Sep 10.

PMID:
31506345
4.

Is WHO's surgical safety checklist being hyped?

Urbach DR, Dimick JB, Haynes AB, Gawande AA.

BMJ. 2019 Aug 5;366:l4700. doi: 10.1136/bmj.l4700. No abstract available.

PMID:
31383633
5.

Long-term Risk of Thyroid Cancer After Initially Negative Thyroid Biopsy Results.

Bongers PJ, Kluijfhout WP, Devon K, Rotstein LE, Vriens MR, Urbach DR, Pasternak JD.

JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2019 Jun 1;145(6):579-580. doi: 10.1001/jamaoto.2019.0386. No abstract available.

PMID:
30998821
6.

Decisional conflict in surgical patients: Should surgeons care?

Roy M, Novak CB, Urbach DR, McCabe SJ, von Schroeder HP, Okrainec K.

Can J Surg. 2019 Mar 22;62(3):1-3. [Epub ahead of print]

7.

The Role of Disease Label in Patient Perceptions and Treatment Decisions in the Setting of Low-Risk Malignant Neoplasms.

Dixon PR, Tomlinson G, Pasternak JD, Mete O, Bell CM, Sawka AM, Goldstein DP, Urbach DR.

JAMA Oncol. 2019 Jun 1;5(6):817-823. doi: 10.1001/jamaoncol.2019.0054.

PMID:
30896738
8.

Population-based outcomes of men with a single negative prostate biopsy: Importance of continued follow-up among older patients.

Sayyid RK, Alibhai SMH, Sutradhar R, Eberg M, Fung K, Klaassen Z, Goldberg H, Perlis N, Madi R, Terris MK, Urbach DR, Fleshner NE.

Urol Oncol. 2019 May;37(5):298.e19-298.e27. doi: 10.1016/j.urolonc.2019.01.030. Epub 2019 Feb 13.

PMID:
30770299
9.

Universal Measures of Support Are Needed: A Cross-Sectional Study of Health Literacy in Patients with Dupuytren's Disease.

Roy M, Okrainec K, Novak CB, von Schroeder HP, Urbach DR, McCabe SJ.

Plast Reconstr Surg. 2019 Feb;143(2):350e-358e. doi: 10.1097/PRS.0000000000005209.

PMID:
30688895
10.

Virtual postoperative clinic: can we push virtual postoperative care further upstream?

Cornejo-Palma D, Urbach DR; David R Urbach.

BMJ Qual Saf. 2019 Jan;28(1):7-9. doi: 10.1136/bmjqs-2018-008697. Epub 2018 Oct 31. No abstract available.

PMID:
30381329
11.

Reoperation for inguinal hernia recurrence in Ontario: a population-based study.

Ramjist JK, Dossa F, Stukel TA, Urbach DR, Fu L, Baxter NN.

Hernia. 2019 Aug;23(4):647-654. doi: 10.1007/s10029-018-1822-0. Epub 2018 Sep 22.

PMID:
30244343
12.

Phenotypic and genetic analysis of an adult cohort with extreme obesity.

Stahel P, Sud SK, Lee SJ, Jackson T, Urbach DR, Okrainec A, Allard JP, Bassett AS, Paterson AD, Sockalingam S, Dash S.

Int J Obes (Lond). 2019 Oct;43(10):2057-2065. doi: 10.1038/s41366-018-0209-8. Epub 2018 Sep 21.

PMID:
30242240
13.

Improving access to health services in Canada.

Urbach DR.

Healthc Manage Forum. 2018 Nov;31(6):256-260. doi: 10.1177/0840470418776995. Epub 2018 Sep 20.

PMID:
30235951
14.

Health Literacy Among Surgical Patients: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis.

Roy M, Corkum JP, Urbach DR, Novak CB, von Schroeder HP, McCabe SJ, Okrainec K.

World J Surg. 2019 Jan;43(1):96-106. doi: 10.1007/s00268-018-4754-z.

PMID:
30105637
15.

Disposal of Paper Records Containing Personal Information in Hospitals.

Ramjist JK, Coburn N, Urbach DR, Govindarajan A, Armstrong KA, Scott AL, Baxter NN.

JAMA. 2018 Mar 20;319(11):1162-1163. doi: 10.1001/jama.2017.21533. No abstract available.

16.

A Population-Based Study of Complications After Colorectal Surgery in Patients Who Have Received Bevacizumab.

Baxter NN, Fischer HD, Richardson DP, Urbach DR, Bell CM, Rochon P, Brade A, Earle CC.

Dis Colon Rectum. 2018 Mar;61(3):306-313. doi: 10.1097/DCR.0000000000000966.

PMID:
29420426
17.

Characteristics of Adrenal Masses in Familial Adenomatous Polyposis.

Shiroky JS, Lerner-Ellis JP, Govindarajan A, Urbach DR, Devon KM.

Dis Colon Rectum. 2018 Jun;61(6):679-685. doi: 10.1097/DCR.0000000000001008.

PMID:
29377868
18.

Multiple constraints compromise decision-making about implantable medical devices for individual patients: qualitative interviews with physicians.

Gagliardi AR, Ducey A, Lehoux P, Turgeon T, Kolbunik J, Ross S, Trbovich P, Easty A, Bell C, Urbach DR.

BMC Med Inform Decis Mak. 2017 Dec 22;17(1):178. doi: 10.1186/s12911-017-0577-3.

19.

MEDICAL DEVICE RECALLS IN CANADA FROM 2005 TO 2015.

Gagliardi AR, Takata J, Ducey A, Lehoux P, Ross S, Trbovich PL, Easty A, Bell CM, Urbach DR.

Int J Technol Assess Health Care. 2017 Jan;33(6):708-714. doi: 10.1017/S0266462317000824. Epub 2017 Sep 18.

PMID:
28918758
20.

Delivering timely surgery in Canadian hospitals.

Urbach DR.

CMAJ. 2017 Jul 10;189(27):E903-E904. doi: 10.1503/cmaj.170172. No abstract available.

21.

Regionalization and Outcomes of Lung Cancer Surgery in Ontario, Canada.

Bendzsak AM, Baxter NN, Darling GE, Austin PC, Urbach DR.

J Clin Oncol. 2017 Aug 20;35(24):2772-2780. doi: 10.1200/JCO.2016.69.8076. Epub 2017 Jul 6.

PMID:
28682689
22.

The Checklist Paradox.

Urbach DR.

Ann Surg. 2017 Dec;266(6):930-931. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000002338. No abstract available.

PMID:
28628567
23.

Overview of surgery for laryngeal and hypopharyngeal cancer in Ontario, 2003-2010.

Eskander A, Mifsud M, Irish J, Gullane P, Gilbert R, Brown D, de Almeida JR, Urbach DR, Goldstein DP.

Head Neck. 2017 Aug;39(8):1559-1567. doi: 10.1002/hed.24787. Epub 2017 Jun 7.

PMID:
28593742
24.

Evolving trends in head and neck cancer epidemiology: Ontario, Canada 1993-2010.

Mifsud M, Eskander A, Irish J, Gullane P, Gilbert R, Brown D, de Almeida JR, Urbach DR, Goldstein DP.

Head Neck. 2017 Sep;39(9):1770-1778. doi: 10.1002/hed.24829. Epub 2017 May 30.

PMID:
28557276
25.

Factors constraining patient engagement in implantable medical device discussions and decisions: interviews with physicians.

Gagliardi AR, Lehoux P, Ducey A, Easty A, Ross S, Bell CM, Trbovich P, Takata J, Urbach DR.

Int J Qual Health Care. 2017 Apr 1;29(2):276-282. doi: 10.1093/intqhc/mzx013.

26.

"We can't get along without each other": Qualitative interviews with physicians about device industry representatives, conflict of interest and patient safety.

Gagliardi AR, Lehoux P, Ducey A, Easty A, Ross S, Bell C, Trbovich P, Urbach DR.

PLoS One. 2017 Mar 30;12(3):e0174934. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0174934. eCollection 2017.

27.

Surgery and Surgical Consult Rates for Early Stage Lung Cancer in Ontario: A Population-Based Study.

Bendzsak AM, Waddell TK, Urbach DR, Darling GE.

Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Mar;103(3):906-910. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2016.09.025. Epub 2016 Dec 7.

PMID:
27939011
28.

Achalasia-Specific Quality of Life After Pneumatic Dilation or Laparoscopic Heller Myotomy With Partial Fundoplication: A Multicenter, Randomized Clinical Trial.

Chrystoja CC, Darling GE, Diamant NE, Kortan PP, Tomlinson GA, Deitel W, Laporte A, Takata J, Urbach DR.

Am J Gastroenterol. 2016 Nov;111(11):1536-1545. doi: 10.1038/ajg.2016.402. Epub 2016 Sep 13.

PMID:
27619832
29.

Association Between Online Physician Ratings and Cardiac Surgery Mortality.

Liu JJ, Matelski J, Cram P, Urbach DR, Bell CM.

Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes. 2016 Nov;9(6):788-791. doi: 10.1161/CIRCOUTCOMES.116.003016. Epub 2016 Nov 1. No abstract available.

PMID:
27803091
30.

The effect of the Ontario Bariatric Network on health services utilization after bariatric surgery: a retrospective cohort study.

Elnahas A, Jackson TD, Okrainec A, Austin PC, Bell CM, Urbach DR.

CMAJ Open. 2016 Sep 14;4(3):E489-E495. eCollection 2016 Jul-Sep.

31.

Meta-Review of the Quantity and Quality of Evidence for Knee Arthroplasty Devices.

Gagliardi AR, Ducey A, Lehoux P, Ross S, Trbovich P, Easty A, Bell C, Takata J, Pabinger C, Urbach DR.

PLoS One. 2016 Oct 3;11(10):e0163032. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0163032. eCollection 2016. Review.

32.

Appendectomy in mid and later life and risk of Parkinson's disease: A population-based study.

Marras C, Lang AE, Austin PC, Lau C, Urbach DR.

Mov Disord. 2016 Aug;31(8):1243-7. doi: 10.1002/mds.26670. Epub 2016 May 31.

PMID:
27241338
33.

Apples and oranges: Author response.

Urbach DR, Malik A, Stukel TA, Bell CM.

Can J Surg. 2016 Apr;59(2):E5. No abstract available.

34.

Adherence to guideline-recommended process measures for squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck in Ontario: Impact of surgeon and hospital volume.

Eskander A, Monteiro E, Irish J, Gullane P, Gilbert R, de Almeida J, Brown D, Freeman J, Urbach DR, Goldstein DP.

Head Neck. 2016 Apr;38 Suppl 1:E1987-92. doi: 10.1002/hed.24364. Epub 2016 Feb 1.

PMID:
26829662
35.

Outcomes of Procedures Performed by Attending Surgeons after Night Work.

Govindarajan A, Urbach DR, Baxter NN.

N Engl J Med. 2015 Dec 10;373(24):2384. doi: 10.1056/NEJMc1512756. No abstract available.

PMID:
26650164
36.
37.

Pledging to Eliminate Low-Volume Surgery.

Urbach DR.

N Engl J Med. 2015 Oct 8;373(15):1388-90. doi: 10.1056/NEJMp1508472. No abstract available.

PMID:
26444728
38.

Regional variation in the use of surgery in Ontario.

Feinberg AE, Porter J, Saskin R, Rangrej J, Urbach DR.

CMAJ Open. 2015 Jul 17;3(3):E310-6. doi: 10.9778/cmajo.20150014. eCollection 2015 Jul-Sep.

39.

Unintentional Continuation of Medications Intended for Acute Illness After Hospital Discharge: A Population-Based Cohort Study.

Scales DC, Fischer HD, Li P, Bierman AS, Fernandes O, Mamdani M, Rochon P, Urbach DR, Bell CM.

J Gen Intern Med. 2016 Feb;31(2):196-202. doi: 10.1007/s11606-015-3501-5.

40.

Patterns of diagnostic imaging and associated radiation exposure among long-term survivors of young adult cancer: a population-based cohort study.

Daly C, Urbach DR, Stukel TA, Nathan PC, Deitel W, Paszat LF, Wilton AS, Baxter NN.

BMC Cancer. 2015 Sep 3;15:612. doi: 10.1186/s12885-015-1578-1.

41.

Outcomes of Daytime Procedures Performed by Attending Surgeons after Night Work.

Govindarajan A, Urbach DR, Kumar M, Li Q, Murray BJ, Juurlink D, Kennedy E, Gagliardi A, Sutradhar R, Baxter NN.

N Engl J Med. 2015 Aug 27;373(9):845-53. doi: 10.1056/NEJMsa1415994.

42.

Unintentional Discontinuation of Chronic Medications for Seniors in Nursing Homes: Evaluation of a National Medication Reconciliation Accreditation Requirement Using a Population-Based Cohort Study.

Stall NM, Fischer HD, Wu CF, Bierman AS, Brener S, Bronskill S, Etchells E, Fernandes O, Lau D, Mamdani MM, Rochon P, Urbach DR, Bell CM.

Medicine (Baltimore). 2015 Jun;94(25):e899. doi: 10.1097/MD.0000000000000899. Erratum in: Medicine (Baltimore). 2015 Aug;94(31):1.

43.

A Revised Quality Measure for Surgical Care: More Alpha Testing for Perioperative β-Blockers?

Urbach DR, Bell CM.

JAMA. 2015 Jun 16;313(23):2369-70. doi: 10.1001/jama.2015.0798. No abstract available.

PMID:
26080341
44.

Transfer of care of postsurgical patients from hospital to the community setting: cross-sectional survey of primary care physicians.

Uppal NK, Eisen D, Weissberger J, Wyman RJ, Urbach DR, Bell CM.

Am J Surg. 2015 Oct;210(4):778-82. doi: 10.1016/j.amjsurg.2015.03.006. Epub 2015 May 14.

PMID:
26077334
45.

Overview of surgery for oral cavity cancer in Ontario.

Eskander A, Irish J, Gullane P, Gilbert R, de Almeida JR, Freeman J, Giuliani M, Urbach DR, Goldstein DP.

Head Neck. 2016 Jul;38(7):1113-8. doi: 10.1002/hed.24141. Epub 2016 Mar 22.

PMID:
26040567
46.

Treatment choices and outcomes of patients with manometrically diagnosed achalasia.

Yeung JC, Finley C, Hanna WC, Miller L, Ferri L, Urbach DR, Darling GE.

Dis Esophagus. 2016 Jul;29(5):472-8. doi: 10.1111/dote.12348. Epub 2015 Mar 23.

PMID:
25809620
47.

The challenge of quality improvement in surgical care.

Urbach DR.

JAMA Surg. 2015 Mar 1;150(3):215. doi: 10.1001/jamasurg.2014.2908. No abstract available.

PMID:
25587886
48.

Is pathology necessary to predict mortality among men with prostate-cancer?

Margel D, Urbach DR, Lipscombe LL, Bell CM, Kulkarni G, Baniel J, Fleshner N, Austin PC.

BMC Med Inform Decis Mak. 2014 Dec 12;14:114. doi: 10.1186/s12911-014-0114-6.

49.

Overview of major salivary gland cancer surgery in Ontario (2003-2010).

Eskander A, Irish J, Freeman J, Gullane P, Gilbert R, Groome PA, Hall SF, Urbach DR, Goldstein DP.

J Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2014 Dec 10;43:50. doi: 10.1186/s40463-014-0050-6. eCollection 2014.

50.

Multiple interacting factors influence adherence, and outcomes associated with surgical safety checklists: a qualitative study.

Gagliardi AR, Straus SE, Shojania KG, Urbach DR.

PLoS One. 2014 Sep 26;9(9):e108585. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0108585. eCollection 2014.

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