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Abi Vijenthira

Current University: University of Toronto
Location: Ontario
Discipline: Medicine
Research Supervisor: Jennifer Stinson
PICH Mentor: Jennifer Stinson
Member since: March 2010

About me/my research:

clinical epidemiology, sickle cell disease, VTE // Became a PICH graduate: September 19, 2013

Representative Publications: Vijenthira A, Le Gal G, Castellucci LA, Carrier M. Defining time in therapeutic range for busy clinicians: frequency of dose changes is a good surrogate marker to identify patients with suboptimal anticoagulation with warfarin.Thromb Res. 2014 Sep;134(3):584-6.

Vijenthira A, Stinson JN, Friedman J, et al. Benchmarking pain outcomes for children with sickle cell disease hospitalized in a tertiary referral pediatric hospital. Pain Res Manag. 2012 Jul-Aug;17(4):291-6.

Amid A, Barrowman N, Vijenthira A, Lesser P, Mandel K, Ramphal R. Risk factors for hyperferritinemia secondary to red blood cell transfusions in pediatric cancer patients. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2013 Oct; 60(10):1671-5.

White M, Stinson JN, Pottie P, McGrath P, Gill N, Vijenthira A. Exploring therapeutic alliance with an Internet-based self-management program with brief telephone support for youth with arthritis: A pilot study. Telemedicine & E-Health. 2012 May;18(4):271-6.