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Kednapa Thavorn, BPharm, MPharm, PhD
(613)-7378899 ext 72330


Selected Publications

  • Le A, Thavorn K, Lasso A, Kilty SJ. Economic Evaluation of Floseal Compared to Nasal Packing for the Management of Anterior Epistaxis. The Laryngoscope. 2018 Jan 4.
  • Nochaiwong S, Ruengorn C, Awiphan R, Koyratkoson K, Chaisai C, Noppakun K, Thavorn K. The association between proton pump inhibitors use and the risk of adverse kidney outcomes: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation 2018; 33(2):331-342. 
  • Huang A, Thavorn K, Van Katwyk S, MacDonald P, Lapner P. Double-Row Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair Is More Cost-Effective Than Single-Row Repair. The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery. 2017. 99(20):1730-1736.
  • Tricco A, Cogo E, Thomas S, Hamid J, Strifler L, Khan P, Sibley K, Robson R, MacDonald H, Riva J, Thavorn K, Wilson C, Holroyd-Leduc J, Kerr G, Feldman F, Majumdar S, Jaglal S, Hui W, Straus S. Comparative Efficacy of Preventing Falls in Older Adults: A systematic review and network meta-analysis. JAMA. 2017. 318(17):1687-1699.
  • Thavorn K, Maxwell C, Grunier A, Bronskil S, Kone A, Petrosyan Y, Qing Y, Wodchis W. The Effect of Socio-demographic Factors on the Association between Multimorbidity and Healthcare Costs: A Population-based Study. BMJ Open. 2017;7(10): e017264.
  • Van Katwyk S, Jin YP, Trope GE, Buys Y, Masucci L, Wedge R, Flanagan J, Brent M, El-Defrawy, Tu HA, Thavorn K. Cost-utility analysis of extending public health insurance coverage to include diabetic retinopathy screening by optometrists. Value in Health. 2017 ;20(8):1034-1040.
  • Permsuwan U, Thavorn K, Chaiyakunapruk N, Dilokthornsakul P, Saokeaw S. Cost-Effectiveness of Insulin Detemir versus Insulin Glargine for Thai Type 2 Diabetes from Payer's Perspective. Journal of Medical Economics. 2017. 1-9.
  • Thavorn K, Coyle D, Hoch J, Vandermeer L, Mazzarello S, Wang Z, Dranitsaris G, Fergusson D, Clemons M. A cost-utility analysis of Risk Model-Guided versus Physician's Choice antiemetic prophylaxis in patients receiving chemotherapy for early-stage breast cancer: a net-benefit regression approach. Supportive Care in Cancer. 2017 Mar 9.
  • Permsuwan U, Dilokthornsakul P, Saokeaw S, Thavorn K, Chaiyakunapruk N. Cost-Effectiveness of Dipeptidyl Peptidase-4 Inhibitor Monotherapy versus Sulfonylurea Monotherapy for People with Type 2 Diabetes and Chronic Kidney Disease in Thailand. Journal of Medical Economics. 2017 Feb;20(2):171-181.
  • Van Katwyk S, Coyle D, Cooper C, Pussegoda K, Cameron C, Skidmore B, Brener S, Thavorn K. Transient Elastography in Diagnosing Liver Fibrosis in Patients: A Systematic Review of Economic Evaluations. Liver International. In Press. October 2016.
  • Yong JH, Thavorn K, Hoch JS, Mamdani M, Thorpe KE, Dorian P, Sharma M, Laupacis A, Gladstone DJ, EMBRACE Steering Committee. Potential Cost-Effectiveness of Ambulatory Cardiac Rhythm Monitoring After Cryptogenic Stroke. Stroke. 2016; 47(9): 2380-5.
  • Thavorn K, Wang Z, Fergusson D, van Katwyk S, Arnaout A, Clemons M. The Cost Implications of Unwarranted Imaging for Distant Metastases in Women with Early-Stage Breast Cancer in Ontario. Current Oncology 2016; 23(Suppl 1): S52-5.
  • Caulley L, Thavorn K, Rudmik L, Cameron C, Kilty SJ. Direct costs of adult chronic rhinosinusitis using four methods of estimation: results of the US Medical Expenditure Panel Survey. Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology 2015; 136(6):1517-22. 
  • Thavorn K, Mamdani M and Straus S.   Efficacy of turmeric in the treatment of digestive disorders: a systematic review and meta-analysis protocol.  Systematic Reviews 2014; 71:1-6.
  • Thavorn K, Gomes T, Camacho X, Juurlink D, Zhan Y, and Mamdani M.   Upper gastrointestinal bleeding in elderly patients with dementia receiving cholinesterase inhibitors: a population-based cohort study.  Journal of the American Geriatrics Society 2014; 62(2):382-4.
  • Coyte PC, Thavorn K. When does an immigrant represent excessive demand on Canadian health or social services? APORIA The Nursing Journal 2010;2(3);18-23.
  • Coyte PC, Thavorn K, Dhanji H. The economic burden of immigrants with HIV/AIDS: When to say no? Journal of Global Business Advancement 2010; 3(1), 60 – 78
  • Thavorn K. and Chaiyakunapruk N. A cost-effectiveness analysis of a community pharmacist based smoking cessation program. Tobacco Control 2008; 17(3), 177-182.


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