Funded Research Outcomes

Papers Published on Foundation Funded Projects - 2011

Title

Grantee

Journal

Functional Electrical Stimulation Therapy of Voluntary Grasping Versus Only Conventional Rehabilitation for Patients With Subacute Incomplete Tetraplegia: A Randomized Clinical Trial

Dr. Colleen McGillivray

Neurorehabilitation and Neural Repair

Influence of Continuous Positive Airway Pressure on Outcomes of Rehabilitation in Stroke Patients With Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Dr. Douglas Bradley

Stroke: Journal of the American Heart Association

Transient lipopolysaccharide-induced cytokine responses in the maternal serum and amniotic fluid of the guinea pig

Dr. Graeme Smith

American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology

A multifaceted strategy to reduce inappropriate use of frozen plasma transfusions in the intensive care unit

Dr. Donald M. Arnold

Journal of Critical Care

Functional Disability 5 Years after Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome

Dr. Margaret S. Herridge

The New England Journal of Medicine

Recombinant factor VIIa affects anastomotic patency of vascular grafts in a rabbit model

Dr. David Mazer

The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery

Comparison of the In Vitro Safety of Intraocular Dyes using Two Retinal Cell Lines: A Focus on Brilliant Blue G and Indocyanine Green

Dr. Darana Yuen

American Journal of Ophthalmology

Ultrasound reduces the minimum effective local anaesthetic volume compared with peripheral nerve stimulation for interscalene block

Dr. Uma Shastri

British Journal of Anaesthesia

Automating the weaning process with advanced closed-loop systems

Dr. Karen Elizabeth-Ann Burns

Intensive Care Medience

Wean Earlier and Automatically with New technology (the WEAN study): a protocol of a multicentre, pilot randomized controlled trial

Dr. Karen Elizabeth-Ann Burns

Trials BioMed Central

Failure of pediatric and neonatal trainees to meet Canadian Neonatal Resuscitation Program standards for neonatal intubation

Dr. Zia Bismilla

Journal of Perinatology

Atrophy among Mucosa-Only versus Muscular Mucosa Superiorly Based Pharyngeal Flaps: A Pilot Animal Study

Drs. Murad Husein and Damir Matic

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Effect of N-Acetylcysteine on Serum Creatinine and Kidney Function: Results of a Randomized Controlled Trial
Dr. Louise Moist
American Journal of Kidney Diseases
Nocturnal Hemodialysis Is Associated with Restoration of Early-Outgrowth Endothelial Progenitor-Like Cell Function
Drs. Darren A. Yuen, Howard Leong-Poi and Christopher T. Chan
Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology
Prevalence of Nocturnal Hypoglycemia in Pediatric Type 1 Diabetes: A Pilot Study Using Continuous Glucose Monitoring
Dr. Alexandra Ahmet
The Journal of Pediatrics

Angiotensin converting enzyme-2 confers endothelial protection and attenuates atherosclerosis.

Dr. Kevin Levitt and Dr. Subodh Verma
American Journal of Physiology, Heart and Circulatory Physiology

Effect of a Multifaceted Intervention on Adherence to Hand Hygiene among Healthcare Workers: A Cluster-Randomized Trial

Dr. Mark Loeb
Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology

Incidence and Characteristics of Facial Nerve Stimulation in Children With Cochlear Implants

Dr. Sharon Cushing and Dr. Blake Papsin
Laryngoscope

Facial Nerve Electromyography: A Useful Tool in Detecting Nonauditory Side Effects of Cochlear Implantation

Dr. Sharon Cushing and Dr. Blake Papsin
Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery

Norflaxacin Therapy for Hepatopulmonary Syndrome: A Pilot Randomized Controlled Trial

Dr. Marie Faughnan
Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology

A framework for applying unfamiliar trial designs in studies of rare diseases

Dr. Marie Faughnan

Journal of Clinical Epidemiology

*accepted Dec 2010

Effect of Human Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor Gene Transfer on Endogenous Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor mRNA Expression in a Rat Fibroblast and Osteoblast Culture Model

Drs. Emil Schemitsch, Ru Li and Duncan John Stewart
Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma

Effect of Cell-Based VEGF Gene Therapy on Healing of a Segmental Bone Defect

Drs. Emil Schemitsch, Ru Li and Duncan John Stewart
Journal of Orthopaedic Research

Endothelial Progenitor Cells Promote Fracture Healing in a Segmental Bone Defect Model

Drs. Emil Schemitsch, Ru Li and Duncan John Stewart
Journal of Orthopaedic Research

Endothelial Progenitor Cells for Fracture Healing: A Microcomputed Tomography and Biomechanical Analysis

Drs. Emil Schemitsch, Ru Li and Duncan John Stewart

Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma

*accepted March 2011 for publication August 2011

Changes in Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging Cortical Activation After Decompression of Cervical Spondylosis: Case Report

Dr. Neil Duggal
Neurosurgery

Brain reorganization in patients with spinal cord compression evaluated using fMRI

Dr. Neil Duggal
Neurology

Prevalence and Predictors of Urethral Chlamydia and Gonorrhea Infection in Male Inmates in an Ontario Correctional Facility

Drs. Fiona Kouyoumdjian, Cheryl Main, Liviana Calzavara and Lori Keifer
Canadian Journal of Public Health

Combined oro-caecal scintigraphy and lactulose hydrogen breath testing demonstrate that breath testing detects oro-caeceal transit, not small intestinal bacterial overgrowth in patients with IBS

Drs. Derek Yu and Stephen Vanner
Gut

A Moderated Journal Club Is More Effective than an Internet Journal Club in Teaching Critical Appraisal Skills: Results of a Multicenter Randomized Controlled Trial

Dr. Robin McLeod
Journal of the American College of Surgeons

Activating Transcription Factor 3 Confers Protection against Ventilator-induced Lung Injury

Dr. Claudia dos Santos
American Journal of Respiratory Critical Care Medicine

Neuroimmune Regulation of Ventilator-induced Lung Injury

Dr. Claudia dos Santos
American Journal of Respiratory Critical Care Medicine

Hand Motion Analysis Using the Imperial College Surgical Assessment Device: Validation of a Novel and Objective Performance Measure in Ultrasound-Guided Peripheral Nerve Blockade

Drs. Megan Hayter and Vincent Chan
Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine

Endothelial Progenitor Cells for Fracture Healing: A Microcomputed Tomography and Biomechanical Analysis

Drs. Aaron Nauth and Emil Schemitsch
Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma

Slowing Down to Stay Out of Trouble in the Operating Room: Remaining Attentive in Automaticity

Drs. Carol-anne Moulton, Glenn Regehr and Helen MacRae
Academic Medicine

‘Slowing Down When You Should’: Initiators and Influences of the Transition from the Routine to the Effortful

Drs. Carol-anne Moulton, Glenn Regehr and Helen MacRae
Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery

Operating from the Other Side of the Table: Control Dynamics and the Surgeon Educator

Drs. Carol-anne Moulton, Glenn Regehr and Helen MacRae
Journal of the American College of Surgeons

A Comparison of Sartorius Versus Quadriceps Stimulation for Femoral Nerve Block: A Prospective Randomized Double-Blind Controlled Trial

Drs. Imad T. Awad, Colin J. McCartney and Jonathan P. Anns
Anesthesia & Analgesia

Increased lung clearance of isoflurane shortens emergence in obesity: a prospective randomized-controlled trial

Drs. Rita Katznelson, Zeev Friedman and Joseph Fisher
Acta Anaesthesiologica Scandinavica

A Molecular Signature of Proteinuria in Glomerulonephritis

Drs. Heather N. Reich and Andrew M. Herzenberg (deceased)
PLoS ONE

The novel immunoregulatory molecule FGL2: A potential biomarker for severity of chronic hepatitis C virus infection

Drs. Gary A. Levy and E. Jenny Heathcote
Journal of Hepatology

A comparison between the Boussignac™ continuous positive airway pressure mask and the venturi mask in terms of improvement in the PaO2/FIO2 ratio in morbidly obese patients undergoing bariatric surgery: a randomized controlled trial

Dr. David Wong
Canadian Journal of Anesthesia

Statins and renovascular disease in the elderly: a population-based cohort study

Dr. Daniel Hackam
European Heart Journal

Biomechanical Analysis of Lateral Pin Placements for Pediatric Supracondylar Humerus Fractures

Drs. Amre Hamdi and Ken Kontio
Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics

The Extra-Hematopoietic Role of Erythropoietin in Diabetes Mellitus

Drs. Minna Woo and Ravi Retnakaran
Current Diabetes Reviews

Erythropoietin protects against diabetes through direct effects on pancreatic β cells

Drs. Minna Woo and Ravi Retnakaran
The Journal of Experimental Medicine
Warfarin Dose Assessment Every 4 Weeks Versus Every 12 Weeks in Patients With Stable International Normalized Ratios
Dr. Sam Schulman
Annals of Internal Medicine
Rapid versus standard intravenous rehydration in paediatric gastroenteritis: pragmatic blinded randomised clinical trial
Dr. Stephen B. Freedman
British Medical Journal
Open Reduction Internal Fixation Versus Percutaneous Pinning With External Fixation of Distal Radius Fractures: A Prospective, Randomized Clinical Trial
Dr. Kenneth J. Faber and Dr. Joy C. MacDermid
Journal of Hand Surgery