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Pilot study of the ability to probabilistically link clinical trial patients to administra..
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Preoperative opioid use and complications following total joint replacement: a protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis.
Cade Shadbolt, Daniel Gould, Ximena Camacho, Josh Knight, Siddharth Rele, Sharmala Thuraisingam, Yuting Zhang, Michelle M Dowsey, Peter Fm Choong
Journal article | 2020 | BMJ Open
INTRODUCTION: Mounting evidence now indicates that preoperative opioid use is associated with an array of complications following ..
The Surgeon's Role in the Opioid Crisis: A Narrative Review and Call to Action
Cade Shadbolt, J Haxby Abbott, Ximena Camacho, Philip Clarke, L Stefan Lohmander, Tim Spelman, Eric C Sun, Jonas B Thorlund, Yuting Zhang, Michelle M Dowsey, Peter FM Choong
Journal article | 2020 | Frontiers in Surgery
Over the past two decades, there has been a sharp rise in the use of prescription opioids. In several countries, most notably the ..
Pilot study of the ability to probabilistically link clinical trial patients to administrative data and determine long-term outcomes.
Annette E Hay, Joseph L Pater, Elyse Corn, Lei Han, Ximena Camacho, Chris O'Callaghan, Nelson Chong, Erin N Bell, Dongsheng Tu, Craig C Earle
Journal article | 2019 | Clinical Trials
BACKGROUND: Clinical trials are important but extremely costly. Utilization of routinely collected administrative data may simplif..
Contralateral prophylactic mastectomy in young women with breast cancer: a population-based analysis of predictive factors and clinical impact
A Bouchard-Fortier, NN Baxter, R Sutradhar, K Fernandes, X Camacho, P Graham, ML Quan
Journal article | 2018 | Current Oncology
Background and Objectives: Contralateral prophylactic mastectomy (cpm) has been increasingly common among women with unilateral in..
Risk-Imaging Mismatch in Cardiac Imaging Practices for Women Receiving Systemic Therapy for Early-Stage Breast Cancer: A Population-Based Cohort Study.
Paaladinesh Thavendiranathan, Husam Abdel-Qadir, Hadas D Fischer, Ying Liu, Ximena Camacho, Eitan Amir, Peter C Austin, Douglas S Lee
Journal article | 2018 | Journal of Clinical Oncology
PURPOSE: To assess prechemotherapy cardiac imaging practices in relation to patients' heart failure (HF) risk. METHODS: We perform..
Chinese and South Asian ethnicity, immigration status, and clinical cancer outcomes in the Ontario Cancer System.
James KR Stevenson, Matthew C Cheung, Craig C Earle, Hadas D Fischer, Ximena Camacho, Refik Saskin, Baiju R Shah, Peter C Austin, Simron Singh
Journal article | 2018 | Cancer
BACKGROUND: In the United States, certain minority groups have been shown to have inferior cancer outcomes compared with the white..
Uptake of Cancer Screening Tests Among Recipients of Solid Organ Transplantation
SA Acuna, R Sutradhar, X Camacho, C Daly, ME Del Giudice, SJ Kim, NN Baxter
Journal article | 2017 | American Journal of Transplantation
Population-based cancer screening recommendations are also suggested for solid organ transplant recipients (SOTR); however, recomm..
Impact of Immigration Status on Cancer Outcomes in Ontario, Canada.
Matthew C Cheung, Craig C Earle, Hadas D Fischer, Ximena Camacho, Ning Liu, Refik Saskin, Baiju R Shah, Peter C Austin, Simron Singh
Journal article | 2017 | Journal of Oncology Practice
BACKGROUND: Prior studies have documented inferior health outcomes in vulnerable populations, including racial minorities and thos..
Breast Cancer Therapy-Related Cardiac Dysfunction in Adult Women Treated in Routine Clinical Practice: A Population-Based Cohort Study.
Paaladinesh Thavendiranathan, Husam Abdel-Qadir, Hadas D Fischer, Ximena Camacho, Eitan Amir, Peter C Austin, Douglas S Lee
Journal article | 2016 | Journal of Clinical Oncology
PURPOSE: Most women diagnosed with breast cancer are younger than 65 years of age. Population-based studies on cancer therapy-rela..
Trends in the use and cost of antipsychotics among older adults from 2007 to 2013: a repeated cross-sectional study.
Paul D Foster, Ximena Camacho, Simone Vigod, Zhan Yao, David N Juurlink, J Michael Paterson, Muhammad M Mamdani, Diana Martins, Tara Gomes
Journal article | 2016 | CMAJ Open
BACKGROUND: Recently, several new atypical antipsychotic agents have been introduced in Ontario, and regulatory warnings have been..
The Characteristics of Treated Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension Patients in Ontario.
Haris M Vaid, Ximena Camacho, John T Granton, Muhammad M Mamdani, Zhan Yao, Samantha Singh, David N Juurlink, Tara Gomes
Journal article | 2016 | Canadian Respiratory Journal
Background. There are no Canadian prevalence studies on pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) to date. We described the characteri..
Evaluating the Effectiveness of First-Time Methadone Maintenance Therapy Across Northern, Rural, and Urban Regions of Ontario, Canada.
Joseph K Eibl, Tara Gomes, Diana Martins, Ximena Camacho, David N Juurlink, Muhammad M Mamdani, Irfan A Dhalla, David C Marsh
Journal article | 2015 | Journal of Addiction Medicine
OBJECTIVES: Our objective was to determine the impact that a patient's geographic status has on the efficacy of first-time methado..
Once is Rarely Enough: A Population-Based Study of Reoperations after Postmastectomy Breast Reconstruction
Amanda Roberts, Nancy Baxter, Ximena Camacho, Cindy Lau, Toni Zhong
Journal article | 2015 | Annals of Surgical Oncology
PURPOSE: Postmastectomy breast reconstruction (PMBR) aims to surgically restore a breast mound following mastectomy. However, addi..
Public Drug Coverage and Its Impact on Triptan Use Across Canada: A Population-Based Study.
Anthony Amadio, Kathy Lee, Zhan Yao, Ximena Camacho, Sandra Knowles, Christine Lay, J Michael Paterson, Jordan Hunt, Tara Gomes, undefined Ontario Drug Policy Research Network
Journal article | 2015 | Headache: The Journal of Head and Face Pain
BACKGROUND: Public drug coverage for triptan medications varies across jurisdictions in Canada, which may lead to differences in u..
Safety of valproic acid in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a population-based cohort study.
Tony Antoniou, Zhan Yao, Ximena Camacho, Muhammad M Mamdani, David N Juurlink, Tara Gomes
Journal article | 2015 | Pharmacoepidemiology and Drug Safety
PURPOSE: Valproic acid is an anticonvulsant that also inhibits histone deacetylase (HDAC), a property that could worsen pulmonary ..
Sex Differences in Dose Escalation and Overdose Death during Chronic Opioid Therapy: A Population-Based Cohort Study.
Eric Kaplovitch, Tara Gomes, Ximena Camacho, Irfan A Dhalla, Muhammad M Mamdani, David N Juurlink
Journal article | 2015 | PLOS ONE
BACKGROUND: The use of opioids for noncancer pain is widespread, and more than 16,000 die of opioid-related causes in the United S..
Professional Pharmacy Services and Patient Complexity: An Observational Study.
Teegan Aili Ignacy, Ximena Camacho, Muhammad M Mamdani, David N Juurlink, J Michael Paterson, Tara Gomes
Journal article | 2015 | Journal of Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Sciences
PURPOSE: To examine the association between the provision of professional pharmacy services (PPS) and patient complexity as determ..
Neonatal opioid withdrawal and antenatal opioid prescribing.
Suzanne D Turner, Tara Gomes, Ximena Camacho, Zhan Yao, Astrid Guttmann, Muhammad M Mamdani, David N Juurlink, Irfan A Dhalla
Journal article | 2015 | CMAJ Open
BACKGROUND: The incidence of neonatal opioid withdrawal is increasing in both Canada and the United States. However, the degree to..
Impact of legislation and a prescription monitoring program on the prevalence of potentially inappropriate prescriptions for monitored drugs in Ontario: a time series analysis.
Tara Gomes, David Juurlink, Zhan Yao, Ximena Camacho, J Michael Paterson, Samantha Singh, Irfan Dhalla, Beth Sproule, Muhammad Mamdani
Journal article | 2014 | CMAJ Open
BACKGROUND: The increased use of opioid analgesics, sedative hypnotics and stimulants, coupled with the associated risks of overdo..
The Ontario Drug Policy Research Network: bridging the gap between Research and Drug Policy.
Sobia Khan, Julia E Moore, Tara Gomes, Ximena Camacho, Judy Tran, Glenn McAuley, David N Juurlink, Michael Paterson, Andreas Laupacis, Muhammad M Mamdani
Journal article | 2014 | Health Policy
Policymakers have cited several barriers to using evidence in policy decisions, including lack of research relevance and timelines..
Adherence to prescribing recommendations made on a provincial formulary.
Ainslie M Hildebrand, Zhan Yao, Tara Gomes, Ximena Camacho, Amit X Garg, David N Juurlink
Journal article | 2014 | Healthcare Policy | Politiques de Santé
Guidance regarding appropriate and cost-effective use of prescription drugs is published in the Ontario Drug Benefit Formulary in ..
Impact of the JUPITER trial on statin prescribing for primary prevention.
Jennifer FT Teng, Tara Gomes, Ximena Camacho, Scott Grundy, David N Juurlink, Muhammad M Mamdani
Journal article | 2014 | Pharmacotherapy: The Journal of Human Pharmacology and Drug Therapy
STUDY OBJECTIVE: As the Justification for the Use of Statins in Prevention: an Intervention Trial Evaluating Rosuvastatin (JUPITER..
Comparative effectiveness of angiotensin-receptor blockers for preventing macrovascular disease in patients with diabetes: a population-based cohort study.
Tony Antoniou, Ximena Camacho, Zhan Yao, Tara Gomes, David N Juurlink, Muhammad M Mamdani
Journal article | 2013 | Canadian Medical Association Journal
BACKGROUND: Telmisartan, unlike other angiotensin-receptor blockers, is a partial agonist of peroxisome proliferator-activated rec..
Risk of incident diabetes among patients treated with statins: population based study.
Aleesa A Carter, Tara Gomes, Ximena Camacho, David N Juurlink, Baiju R Shah, Muhammad M Mamdani
Journal article | 2013 | BMJ
OBJECTIVE: To examine the risk of new onset diabetes among patients treated with different HMG-CoA reductase inhibitors (statins)...
Gender differences in home care clients and admission to long-term care in Ontario, Canada: a population-based retrospective cohort study.
Andrea Gruneir, Jacqueline Forrester, Ximena Camacho, Sudeep S Gill, Susan E Bronskill
Journal article | 2013 | BMC Geriatrics
BACKGROUND: Home care is integral to enabling older adults to delay or avoid long-term care (LTC) admission. To date, there is lit..
Opioid dose and risk of road trauma in Canada: a population-based study.
Tara Gomes, Donald A Redelmeier, David N Juurlink, Irfan A Dhalla, Ximena Camacho, Muhammad M Mamdani
Journal article | 2013 | JAMA Internal Medicine
BACKGROUND: Use of opioids may predispose drivers to road trauma, yet the effect of opioid dose on this association is unknown. ME..
Patterns and costs of health care use of children with medical complexity.
Eyal Cohen, Jay G Berry, Ximena Camacho, Geoff Anderson, Walter Wodchis, Astrid Guttmann
Journal article | 2012 | PEDIATRICS
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE: Health care use of children with medical complexity (CMC), such as those with neurologic impairment or o..
Levothyroxine dose and risk of fractures in older adults: nested case-control study.
Marci R Turner, Ximena Camacho, Hadas D Fischer, Peter C Austin, Geoff M Anderson, Paula A Rochon, Lorraine L Lipscombe
Journal article | 2011 | BMJ
OBJECTIVE: To quantify the effect of levothyroxine dose on risk of fractures in older adults. DESIGN: Nested case-control study. S..
Unplanned readmissions after hospital discharge among patients identified as being at high risk for readmission using a validated predictive algorithm.
Andrea Gruneir, Irfan A Dhalla, Carl van Walraven, Hadas D Fischer, Ximena Camacho, Paula A Rochon, Geoffrey M Anderson
Journal article | 2011 | Open Med
BACKGROUND: Unplanned hospital readmissions are common, expensive and often preventable. Strategies designed to reduce readmission..
Director Of Population Health Data Analytics
Centre For Digital Transformation Of Health
Master of Mathematics, Statistics (Biostatistics)
University of Waterloo
Bachelor of Mathematics, (Honours Co-op) Statistics & Computer Science Minor
University of Waterloo