Featured Publications

May 2021T. O'Shea, C. Bodkin, V. Mokashi, K. Beal, J. Wiwcharuk, R. Lennox, D. Guenter, M. Smieja, D. Bulir, S. Chong Clin Infect DisPandemic Planning in Homeless Shelters: A Pilot Study of a Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Testing and Support Program to Mitigate the Risk of COVID-19 Outbreaks in Congregate Settings. 2021 May 4.  https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/32511704/
April 2021K. Xu, K. de Wit, C. Kearon, S. ParpiaJ Thromb Haemost
A simplified decision rule to rule out deep vein thrombosis using clinical assessment and D-dimer. J Thromb Haemost. 2021 Apr 8. doi: 10.1111/jth.15337.
March 2021P. Roshanov, D. Sessler, M.W. Walsh, L. Thabane, PJ Devereaux et al.Can J CardiolPredicting myocardial injury and other cardiac complications after elective noncardiac surgery with the Revised Cardiac Risk Index: the VISION study. Can J Cardiol. 2021 Mar 23:S0828-282X(21)00164-1. doi: 10.1016/j.cjca.2021.03.015.
February 2021

I. Nazy, S. Jevtic, J. Moore, A. Huynh, J. Smith, J. Kelton & D. Arnold


M. Wang, Z. Chen, M. Wong, L. Thabane, L. Mbuagbaw, D. Siegal, G. Le Gal & A. Holbrook

J Thromb Haemost





Thromb Res

Platelet-activating immune complexes identified in critically ill COVID-19 patients suspected of heparin-induced thrombocytopenia. J Thromb Haemost. 2021 Feb 27. doi: 10.1111/jth.15283.



Are the correct outcomes being measured in studies of oral anticoagulants? A systematic survey. Thromb Res. 2021 Feb 18;201:30-49. doi: 10.1016/j.thromres.2021.02.016



January 2021

H. Neighbour, S. Monteiro, M. Lee, Y. Wu, A. Levinson, J. Sherbino


S. Yusuf, P. Joseph, A. Dans, P. Gao, K. Teo, D. Xavier, P. López-Jaramillo, K. Yusoff, A. Santoso, the International Polycap Study 3 Investigators et al.

J Gen Intern Med




N Engl J Med

Effect of Gender on Feedback Associated with a Direct Clinical Observation Tool Used during Clerkship at McMaster University. J Gen Intern Med. 2021 Jan 27. doi: 10.1007/s11606-020-06399-5.




Polypill with or without Aspirin in Persons without Cardiovascular Disease. 2021 Jan 21;384(3):216-228. doi: 10.1056/NEJMoa2028220.

December 2020P. Hewston, CC Kennedy, S. Borhan, D. Merom, P. Santaguida, G Ioannidis, S. Marr, N. Santesso, L. Thabane, S. Bray, A PapaioannouAge AgeingEffects of dance on cognitive function in older adults: a systematic review and meta-analysis. 2020 Dec 19:afaa270.
November 2020W. Alhazzani, D. Cook, G. Guyatt et al.Intensive Care MedEfficacy and safety of gastrointestinal bleeding prophylaxis in critically ill patients: an updated systematic review and network meta-analysis of randomized trials. 2020 Nov;46(11):1987-2000.
October 2020

M. Jeyanathan, S. Afkhami, F. Smaill, MS Miller, BD Lichty, Z Xing


M. Sharma M, RG Hart, JW Eikelboom, EM Lonn, S. Yusuf et al.

Nat Rev Immunol





Immunological considerations for COVID-19 vaccine strategies. 2020 Oct;20(10):615-632.




Rivaroxaban for Prevention of Covert Brain Infarcts and Cognitive Decline: The COMPASS MRI Substudy. 2020 Oct;51(10):2901-2909.

September 2020CM Clase, M. Joseph, MB Dolovich et al. Ann Intern MedCloth Masks May Prevent Transmission of COVID-19: An Evidence-Based, Risk-Based Approach.2020 Sep 15;173(6):489-491.
August 2020

G. Pare, M. Sharma, A. Shoamanesh et al. 


D. Arnold, N. Heddle, E. Jamula, W. Lim, J. Kelton, et al.





Lancet Haematol

High-Sensitivity Cardiac Troponin T for Risk Stratification in Patients With Embolic Stroke of Undetermined Source. 2020 Aug;51(8):2386-2394.



Perioperative oral eltrombopag versus intravenous immunoglobulin in patients with immune thrombocytopenia: a non-inferiority, multicentre, randomised trial. 2020 Sep;7(9):e640-e648.

July 2020M. Zworth, C. Saleh, I. Ball, G. Kalles, S. Oczkowski et al. BMJ OpenProvision of Medical Assistance in Dying: a Scoping Review
2020 Jul 8;10(7):e036054.

June 2020

S. Mithoowani, A. Cervi, N. Shah, E. Sirotich, I. Nazy, D. Arnold et al. 
J Thromb Haemost

Management of Major Bleeds in Patients With Immune Thrombocytopenia. 2020 Jul;18(7):1783-1790.

May 2020

M. Mukherjee, A. Bhalla, J. Cherukat, H. Al-Hayyan, A. Ayoub, P. Nair et. al. Eur Respir J

Sub-optimal Treatment Response to anti-IL-5 Monoclonal Antibodies in Severe Eosinophilic Asthmatics With Airway Autoimmune Phenomena. Eur Respir J. 2020 May 22;2000117.


April 2020

Drs. S. Anand, K. Schulze, K. Teo, S. YusufStrokeReduced Cognitive Assessment Scores Among Individuals With Magnetic Resonance Imaging-Detected Vascular Brain Injury. Stroke. 2020 Apr;51(4):1158-1165.
Dr. I. Walker et al.




Drs. M. Pigeyre, S. Yusuf, H. Gerstein, G. Paré et al.

Lancet Hematology




Diabetes Care

Addition of anti-thymocyte globulin to standard graft-versus-host disease prophylaxis versus standard treatment alone in patients with Haematological malignancies undergoing transplantation from unrelated donors; final analysis of a randomised, open-label, multicentre, phase 3 trial. Lancet Hematol. 2020 Feb;(7)2:e100-e111.


ACE and Type 2 Diabetes Risk: A Mendelian Randomization Study. Diabetes Care. 2020 Feb 4. pii: dc191973.

Dr. G. Steinberg et al.Nat Rev Drug DiscovAMP-activated protein kinase: the current landscape for drug development. Nat Rev Drug Discov. 2019;18(7):527-551.
Drs. C. Kearon, K. de Wit, S. Schulman, F. Spencer, S. Bates et al.


Drs. A. Patel, F. Borges, G. Guyatt, W. Szczeklik, A. Garg, M. Walsh, S. Yusuf, PJ Devereaux et al.






Ann Intern Med

Diagnosis of Pulmonary Embolism with D-Dimer Adjusted to Clinical Probability. N Engl J Med. 2019 Nov 28;381(22):2125-34.



Preoperative N-Terminal Pro-B Type Natriuretic Peptide and Cardiovascular Events After Noncardiac Surgery. 2020 Jan 21;172(2):96-104.


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