Dr Ross Publications

Sydora BC, Alvadj T, Mayan M, ,Malley A, Shandro T, Ross SWalking together: Women with the severe symptoms of menopause propose a platform for a walking program. Climacteric, in review

Sydora BC., Turner C, Malley A, Davenport M, Yuksel N, Shandro T, Ross S. Can walking exercise programs improve health for women in menopause transition and postmenopausal? Findings from a scoping review. Menopause, in review. 

Ross S, Lier D, Mackinnon G, Bentz C, Rakowski G, Capstick VA.  Can a simple ‘cost-awareness’ campaign for laparoscopic hysterectomy change the use and costs of disposable surgical supplies?  Pre-post non-controlled study. BMJ Open. 2019 Dec 11;9(12):e027099. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2018-027099.

Yang H, Capstick VA, Bentz C, Ross SDoes Cost Influence the Choice of Disposable Versus Reusable Instruments? Mailed Survey of Obstetrician/ Gynecologists.  J Obstet Gynaecol Can. 2019 Oct;41(10):1416-1422. doi: 10.1016/j.jogc.2019.01.002. Epub 2019 Mar 16.

Sydora BC, Yuksel N, Chadha V, Battochio L, Reich-Smith L, Hagen S, Yaskina M, Shandro T, Ross SJChange over time in patient-reported symptoms and quality of life in Edmonton interdisciplinary menopause clinics: preliminary cohort study of clinic patients and waitlist patients.  Menopause. 2019 Sep;26(9):1031-1037. doi: 10.1097/GME.0000000000001358

Ross SThe Importance of Media Headlines-Getting the Message Across about Medical Device Safety.  J Obstet Gynaecol Can. 2019 Aug;41(8):1073-1074. doi: 10.1016/j.jogc.2019.06.008

Lavecchia M, Chari R, Ross SGaining Insight Into Ondansetron Safety in Early Pregnancy. J Obstet Gynaecol Can. 2019 Apr;41(4):419-420. doi: 10.1016/j.jogc.2019.01.001. Epub 2019 Jan 24.

Hutton EK, Hannah ME, Willan A, Ross S, Armson A, Gafni A, Joseph KS, Mangoff K, Ohlsson A, Sanchez J, Asztalos E, Barrett J; Twin Birth Study Collaborative Group.  Authors' reply re: Urinary stress incontinence and other maternal outcomes 2 years after caesarean or vaginal birth for twin pregnancy: a multicentre randomised trial. BJOG. 2019 Mar;126(4):547. doi: 10.1111/1471-0528.15582.

Siyam T, Carbon J, Ross S, Yuksel N.  Determinants of hormone therapy uptake and decision-making after bilateral oophorectomy (BO): A narrative review.  Maturitas. 2019 Feb;120:68-76. doi: 10.1016/j.maturitas.2018.11.005. Epub 2018 Nov 12. Review.

Lavecchia M, Chari R, Campbell S, Ross SOndansetron in Pregnancy and the Risk of Congenital Malofrmations: A Systematic Review. J Obstet Gynaecol Can. 2018 Jul;40(7):910-918. doi: 10.1016/j.jogc.2017.10.024. Epub 2018 May 10.

Siyam T, Ross S, Shandro T, Hagen S, Battochio L, Yuksel N.  Perspectives and decision-making about menopausal therapies in women who had bilateral oophorectomy.  Menopause. 2018 Jul;25(7):795-802. doi: 10.1097/GME.0000000000001069.

Pels A, Mol BWJ, Singer J, Lee T, von Dadelszen P, Ganzevoort W, Asztalos E, Magee LA; CHIPS Study Group (include Ross S). Influence of Gestational Age at Initiation of Antihypertensive Therapy: Secondary Analysis of CHIPS Trial Data (Control of Hypertension in Pregnancy Study).  Hypertension. 2018 Jun;71(6):1170-1177. doi: 10.1161/HYPERTENSIONAHA.117.10689. Epub 2018 Apr 23.

Gagliardi AR, Ducey A, Lehoux P, Turgeon T, Ross S, Trbovich P, Easty A, Bell C, Urbach D.  Factors influencing the reporting of adverse medical device events: qualitative interviews with physicians about higher risk implantable devices.  BMJ Qual Saf. 2018 Mar;27(3):190-198. doi: 10.1136/bmjqs-2017-006481. Epub 2017 Aug 2.

Cantor A, Flood C, Boutin S, Regan S, Ross SDo Patients Understand the Role of Resident Physicians in the Operating Room? A Survey of Gynaecology Patients.  J Obstet Gynaecol Can. 2018 Jan;40(1):24-28. doi: 10.1016/j.jogc.2017.05.036. Epub 2017 Aug 30.

Sydora BC, Yuksel N, Veltri NL, Marillier J, Sydora CP, Yaskina M, Battochio L, Shandro TML, Ross S. Patient characteristics, menopause symptoms, and care provided at an interdisciplinary menopause clinic: retrospective chart review.  Menopause. 2018 Jan;25(1):102-105. doi: 10.1097/GME.0000000000000942.

Gagliardi AR, Ducey A, Lehoux P, Turgeon T, Kolbunik J, Ross S, Trbovich P, Easty A, Bell C, Urbach DR.  Multiple constraints compromise decision-making about implantable medical devices for individual patients: qualitative interviews with physicians.  BMC Med Inform Decis Mak. 2017 Dec 22;17(1):178. doi: 10.1186/s12911-017-0577-3

Siyam T, Sultani H, Ross S, Chatterley T, Yuksel N.  Evaluating the content and development of decision aid tools for the management of menopause: A scoping review.  Maturitas. 2017 Dec;106:80-86. doi: 10.1016/j.maturitas.2017.09.006. Epub 2017 Sep 20. Review.

Donaldson EK, Huang V, Ross S, Sydora BC.  Experience of menopause in women with inflammatory bowel disease: pilot study.  Climacteric. 2017 Dec;20(6):545-551. doi: 10.1080/13697137.2017.1360861. Epub 2017 Aug 17.

Aghajafari F, Field CJ, Kaplan BJ, Maggiore JA, O'Beirne M, Hanley DA, Eliasziw M, Dewey D, Ross S, Rabi D; APrON Study Team.  The High Prevalence of Vitamin D Insufficiency in Cord Blood in Calgary, Alberta (APrON-D Study).  J Obstet Gynaecol Can. 2017 May;39(5):347-353.e1. doi: 10.1016/j.jogc.2017.01.008. Epub 2017 Mar 21.

Gagliardi AR, Lehoux P, Ducey A, Easty A, Ross S, Bell CM, Trbovich P, Takata J, Urbach DR.  Factors constraining patient engagement in implantable medical device discussions and decisions: interviews with physicians.  Int J Qual Health Care. 2017 Apr 1;29(2):276-282. doi: 10.1093/intqhc/mzx013.

Gagliardi AR, Lehoux P, Ducey A, Easty A, Ross S, Bell C, Trbovich P, Urbach DR.  "We can't get along without each other": Qualitative interviews with physicians about device industry representatives, conflict of interest and patient safety.  PLoS One. 2017 Mar 30;12(3):e0174934. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0174934. eCollection 2017.

Siyam T, Ross S, Campbell S, Eurich DT, Yuksel N.  The effect of hormone therapy on quality of life and breast cancer risk after risk-reducing salpingo-oophorectomy: a systematic review.  BMC Womens Health. 2017 Mar 21;17(1):22. doi: 10.1186/s12905-017-0370-6. Review.

Karis Allen L, Schulz J, Flood C, Ross S, Naud K. Retrospective Cohort Study of Cervical Pessary Use in Women with Short Cervix at Risk of Preterm Delivery.  J Obstet Gynaecol Can. 2017, Dec;39(12):1137-1142. doi: 10.1016/j.jogc.2017.05.017. Epub 2017 Aug 16.

Sklar C, Yaskina M, Ross S, Naud K.  Accuracy of Prenatal Ultrasound in Detecting Growth Abnormalities in Triplets: A Retrospective Cohort Study. Twin Res Hum Genet. 2017 Feb;20(1):84-89. doi: 10.1017/thg.2016.92.

Lier D, Robert M, Tang S, Ross SSurgical treatment of stress urinary incontinence-trans-obturator tape compared with tension-free vaginal tape-5-year follow up: an economic evaluation.  BJOG. 2017 Aug;124(9):1431-1439. doi: 10.1111/1471-0528.14227. Epub 2016 Aug 10.

Urogynaecology Committee: Danny Lovatsis, MD, (Chair), Toronto, ON; Jens-Erik Walter, MD (Co-Chair), Montréal, QC; William Easton, MD, Scarborough, ON; Annette Epp, MD, Saskatoon, SK; Scott Farrell, MD, Halifax, NS; Lise Girouard, RN, Winnipeg, MB; Chander Gupta, MD, Winnipeg, MB; Marie-Andrée Harvey, MD, Kingston, ON; Annick Larochelle, MD, St-Lambert, QC; Magali Robert, MD, Calgary, AB; Sue Ross, PhD, Calgary, AB; Joyce Schachter, MD, Ottawa, ON; Jane Schulz, MD, Edmonton, AB; David Wilkie, MD, Vancouver, BC. Guidelines for the Evaluation and Treatment of Recurrent Urinary Incontinence Following Pelvic Floor Surgery. Disclosure statements have been received from all members of the committee. The literature searches and bibliographic support for this guideline were undertaken by Becky Skidmore, Medical Research Analyst, The Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada. No. 248, September 2017 (Replaces No. 74, July 1998)