Publications

Articles denoted with an asterisk (*) indicate PhD students or post-doctoral fellows in our lab.

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Simic, T, Rochon, E, *Greco, E, & Martino, R. Baseline executive control ability and its relationship to language therapy improvements in post-stroke aphasia: A systematic review. Neuropsychological Rehabilitation. ePub ahead of print. DOI: 10.1080/09602011.2017.1307768. Click here for article.

Krewski, D, Barakat-Haddad, C, Donnan, J, Martino, R, Pringsheim, T, Tremlett, H, van Lieshout, P, Walsh, SJ, Gomes, J, Little, J, Bowen, S, Candundo, H, Chao, T-K, Collins, K, Crispo, JAG, Duggan, T, El Sherif, R, Fortin, Y, Gaskin, J, Gupta, P, Hersi, M, Poon, WH, Hu, J, Irvine, B, Jahanfar, S, MacDonald, D, McKay, K, Morrissey, A, Quach, P, Shin, S, Sikora, L, Tkachuk, S, Taher, MK, Wang, M-D, & Darshan, S. Determinants of neurological disease: Synthesis of systematic reviews. NeuroToxicology. In press.

McEwen, S, Dunphy, C, Rios, J, Davis, A, Jones, J, Martino, R, & Ringash, J. Development and pretesting of a rehabilitation planning consult for head and neck cancer. Current Oncology. In press.

*Joundi, R, Martino, R, Saposnik, G, Giannakeas, V, Fang, J, & Kapral, M. Predictors and outcomes of dysphagia screening after acute ischemic stroke. Stroke. ePub ahead of print. DOI: 10.1161/STROKEAHA.116.015332. Click here for article.

Ringash, J, Parulekar, WR, Waldron, JN, Siu, LL, Martino, R, Winquist, E. Wright, JR, Nabid, A, Hay, JH, Hammond, A, Sultanem, K,Hotte, S, Leong, C, El-Gayed, AAH, Naz, F, Ramchandar, K, Owen, TE, Montenegro,A, O’Sullivan, B, & Chen, BE. Quality of Life and Swallowing with Standard Chemoradiotherapy versus Accelerated Radiotherapy and Panitumumab in Locoregionally Advanced Carcinoma of the Head and Neck: A Phase III Randomized Trial from the Canadian Cancer Trials Group (HN.6). European Journal of Cancer. 2017; 72: 192-199. Click here for article.

Martino, R, Ringash, J, Durkin, L, *Greco, E, Hui-Huang, S, Xu, W, & Longo, CJ. Patient health benefits and incurred costs from early dysphagia intervention during and immediately following chemoradiotherapy for head and neck cancer. Current Oncology. In press.

*Flowers, HL, AlHarbi, MA, Mikulis, D, Silver, FL, Rochon, E, Streiner, D, & Martino, R. MRI-based neuroanatomical predictors of dysphagia, dysarthria, and aphasia in patients with first acute ischemic stroke. Cerebrovascular Diseases EXTRA. 2017; 7: 21–34. DOI: 10.1159/000457810. Click here for article.

Little, J, Barakat-Haddad, C, Martino, R, Pringsheim, T, Tremlett, H, Van Lieshout, P, Walsh, SJ, Gomes, J, & Krewski, D. Genetic variation associated with the occurrence and progression of neurological disorders. NeuroToxicology. ePub ahead of print. DOI: 10.1016/j.neuro.2016.09.018.

Salbach, M, O’Brien, K, Brooks, D, Irvin, E, Martino, R, Takhar, P, Chan, S, & Howe, J. Considerations for the selection of time-limited walk tests post-stroke: A systematic review of test protocols and measurement properties. Journal of Neurologic Physical Therapy. In Press.

Martino, R, McCulloch T. The value of therapeutic interventions in oropharyngeal dysphagia management. Nature Reviews Gastroenterology and Hepatology. 2016; 13: 665-679. DOI: 10.1038/nrgastro.2016.127. Click here for article

Shellikeri, S, Green, JR, Kulkarni, M, Rong, P, Martino, R, Zinman, L, & Yunusova, Y. Speech movement measures as markers of bulbar disease in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research. 2016; 59: 887-899. DOI: 10.1044/2016_JSLHR-S-15-0238.

*Flowers, H, Skoretz, S, Flamand-Roze, C, Silver, F, Rochon, E, Fang, J, & Martino R. Poststroke aphasia frequency, recovery, and outcomes: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. 2016. ePub ahead of print. DOI: 10.1016/j.apmr.2016.03.006

Dziewas, R, Beck, AM, Clave, P , Hamdy, S, Heppner, HJ, Langmore, S, Leischker, A, Martino, R, Pluschinski, P, Roesler, A, Shaker, R, Sieber, C, Volkert, D, Warnecke, T, & Wirth, R. Recognizing the Importance of Dysphagia – stumbling blocks and stepping stones in the 21st Century. Dysphagia. 2016. ePub ahead of print. DOI: 10.1007/s00455-016-9746-2

Martino, R, Candundo, H, van Lieshout, P, Shin, S, Crispo, JAG, & Barakat-Haddad, C. Onset and progression factors in Parkinson’s Disease: A systematic review. NeuroToxicology. 2016. ePub ahead of print. DOI: 10.1016/j.neuro.2016.04.003. Click here for article

Barakat-Haddad, C, Shin, S, Candundo, H, Van Lieshout, P, & Martino, R. A systematic review of risk factors associated with muscular dystrophies. NeuroToxicology. 2016. ePub ahead of print. DOI: 10.1016/j.neuro.2016.03.007. Click here for article

van Lieshout, P, Shin, S, Candundo, H, Martino, R, & Barakat-Haddad, C. Onset factors in Cerebral Palsy: A systematic review. NeuroToxicology. 2016. ePub ahead of print. DOI: 10.1016/j.neuro.2016.03.021. Click here for article

Wirth, R, Dziewas, R, Beck, AM, Clavé, P, Hamdy, S, Juergen Heppner, H, Langmore, S, Leischker, A, Martino, R, Pluschinski, P, Roesler, A, Shaker, R, Warnecke, T, Sieber, CC, & Volkert, D. Oropharyngeal dysphagia in older persons – from pathophysiology to successful intervention. Results of an international expert meeting. Clinical Interventions in Aging. 2016; 11: 189-208. DOI: 10.2147/CIA.S97481. Click here for article

*Shaw, SM, *Skoretz, SA, O’Sullivan, B, Hope, A, Liu, LWC, & Martino, R. Valid and reliable techniques for measuring fibrosis in head and neck cancer patients post-radiotherapy: A systematic review. Head and Neck. 2016; 38: E2322-2334. DOI: 10.1002/hed.24249. Click here for article

McEwen, SE, Rodriguez, AM, Martino, R, Poon, I, Dunphy, C, Rios, JN, Ringash, J. “I didn’t actually know there was such a thing as rehab”: Survivor, family, and clinician perceptions of rehabilitation following treatment for head and neck cancer. Supportive Care in Cancer. 2016; 24 : 1449-1453. DOI: 10.1007/s00520-015-3021-1. Click here for article

Hebert, D, Lindsay, P, McIntyre, A, Kirton, A, Rumney, P, Bagg, S, Bayley, M, Dowlatshahi, D, Dukelow, S, Garnhum, M, Glasser, E, Halabi, M, Kang, E, Mackay-Lyons, M, Martino, R, Rochette, A, Rowe, S, Salbach, N, Semenko, B, Stack, B, Swinton, L, Weber, V, Mayer, M, Verrilli, S, Deveber, G, Andersen, J, Barlow, K, Cassidy, C, Dilenge, M-E, Fehlings, D, Hung, R, Iruthayarajah, J, Lenz, L, Majnemer, A, Purtzki, J, Rafay, M, Sonnenberg, L, Townley, A, Janzen, S, Foley, N, & Teasell, R. Canadian Stroke Best Practice Recommendations: Stroke Rehabilitation Practice Guidelines, Update 2015. International Journal of Stroke. 2016. DOI: 10.1177/1747493016643553. Click here for article

McEwen SE, Davis AM, Jones JM, Martino R, Poon I, Rodriguez AM, Ringash J. Development and preliminary evaluation of rehabilitation consult for survivors of head and neck cancer: An intervention mapping protocol. Implementation Science. 2015;10:6. DOI: 10.1186/s13012-014-0191-z. Click here for article

Salbach, NM, O’Brien, K, Brooks, D, Irvin, E, Martino, R, Takhar, P, Chan, S, & Howe, J. Reference values for standardized tests of walking speed and distance: A systematic review. Gait & Posture. 2015;41(2):341-360. DOI: 10.1016/j.gaitpost.2014.10.002. Click here for article

*Flowers HL, Flamand-Roze C, Denier C, Roze E, Silver FL, Rochon E, Skoretz SA, Baumwol K, Burton L, Harris G, Langdon C, Shaw S, Martino R. English adaptation, international harmonization, and pretesting of the Language Screening Test (LAST). Aphasiology. 2015; 29:214-236. Click here for article

*Shaw, SM, *Flowers, H, O’Sullivan, B, Hope, A, Liu, LWC, & Martino, R. The effect of prophylactic percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) tube placement on swallowing and swallow-related outcomes in patients undergoing radiotherapy (with or without chemotherapy) for head and neck cancer. Dysphagia. 2015; 2015;30:152-175. DOI: 10.1007/s00455-014-9592-z. Click here for article

Salbach, NM, O’Brien, K, Brooks, D, Irvin, E, Martino, R, Takhar, P, Chan, S, & Howe, J. Speed and distance requirements for community ambulation: A systematic review. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. 2014. 95, 117-128. DOI: 10.1016/j.apmr.2013.06.017. Click here for article

Martino, R, Maki, E, & Diamant, N. Identification of dysphagia using the Toronto Bedside Swallowing Screening Test (TOR-BSST©): Are ten teaspoons of water necessary? International Journal of Speech-Language Pathology. 2014. 16: 193-198. DOI: 10.3109/17549507.2014.902995. Click here for article

*Skoretz, SA, Yau, TM, Ivanov, J, Granton, JT, & Martino, R. Dysphagia and associated risk factors following extubation in cardiovascular surgical patients. Dysphagia. 2014. 29:647-54. DOI: 10.1007/s00455-014-9555-4. Click here for article

*Flowers, HL, Silver, FL, Fang, J, Rochon, E, & Martino, R. The incidence, co-occurrence and predictors of dysphagia, dysarthria and aphasia after first-ever acute ischemic stroke. Journal of Communication Disorders. 2013, 46: 238-248. DOI: 10.1016/j.jcomdis.2013.04.001. Click here for article

*Shaw, SM, Martino, R. The normal swallow: Muscular and neurophysiological control. Otolaryngologic Clinics of North America. 2013. 46: 937-956. DOI: 10.1016/j.otc.2013.09.006. Click here for article

Martino, R, *Flowers, H, *Shaw, S, & Diamant, N. A systematic review of current clinical and instrumental swallowing assessment methods. Current Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Reports. 2013. 1:267–279. DOI: 10.1007/s40141-013-0033-y. Click here for article

Plowman, EK, Mehdizadeh, O, Leder, SB, Martino, R, & Belafsky, PC. A bibliometric review of published abstracts presented at the Dysphagia Research Society: 2001-2011. Dysphagia. 2013. 28: 123-30. DOI: 10.1007/s00455-012-9420-2. Click here for article

Martino, R, Martin, RE, & Black, S. Dysphagia after stroke and its management [Invited]. Canadian Medical Association Journal. 2012. 184: 1127-1128. DOI: 10.1503/cmaj.101659.  Click here for article

*Skoretz, SA, Yee, M-S, & Martino, R. Complications following cardiovascular surgery in a case of undiagnosed spinal-bulbar muscular atrophy. American Journal of Critical Care. 2012. 21: 135-138. DOI: 10.4037/ajcc2012453. Click here for article

*Flowers, HL, *Skoretz, SA, Streiner, DL, Silver, FL, & Martino, R. MRI-based neuroanatomical predictors of dysphagia after stroke: A systematic review and analysis. Cerebrovascular Diseases. 2011. 32: 1-10. DOI: 10.1159/000324940. Click here for article

Martino, R, Beaton, D, & Diamant, NE. Perceptions of psychological issues related to dysphagia differ in acute and chronic patients. Dysphagia. 2010. 25: 26-34. DOI: 10.1007/s00455-009-9225-0.  Click here for article

*Skoretz, SA, *Flowers, HL, & Martino, R. The incidence of dysphagia following endotracheal intubation: A systematic review. Chest 2010, 137, 665-673. (Editorial pp.509-510). DOI: 10.1378/chest.09-1823. Click here for article

Martino, R, Beaton, D, & Diamant, NE. Using different perspectives to generate items for the MOD: A new scale of medical outcomes for dysphagia. Journal of Clinical Epidemiology 2009, 62, 518-526. DOI: 10.1016/j.jclinepi.2008.05.007. Click here for article

Barker, J, Martino, R, Reichardt, B, Hickey, EJ, & Ralph-Edwards, A. Incidence and impact of dysphagia in patients with prolonged intubation following cardiac surgery. Canadian Journal of Surgery. 2009. 52: 119-124. Click here for article

Martino, R, Silver, F, Teasell, R, Bayley, M, *Nicholson, G, Streiner, D, & Diamant, NE. The Toronto Bedside Swallowing Screening Test (TOR-BSST©): Development and validation of a dysphagia screening tool for patients with stroke. Stroke. 2009. 40: 555-561. DOI: 10.1161/STROKEAHA.107.510370. Click here for article

Martino, R, & Ringash, J. Evaluation of quality of life and organ function in head and neck squamous cell carcinoma. Hematology/Oncology Clinics of North America. 2008. 22: 1239-1256. DOI: 10.1016/j.hoc.2008.08.011. Click here for article

Foley, N, Teasell, R, Salter, K, & Martino, R. Dysphagia treatment post stroke: A systematic review of randomized controlled trials. Age and Ageing. 2008. 37: 258-264. DOI: 10.1093/ageing/afn064. Click here for article

Bressmann, T, Martino, R, Bradley, K, & Rochon, E. An action learning experience for Speech-Language Pathology students: On the experience of having dysphagia for a day. Canadian Journal of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology. 2007. 31: 127-143. Click here for article

The Improved Clinical Effectiveness Research Group (ICEBeRG). Designing theoretically-informed implementation interventions. Implementation Science. 2006. 1: Article 4. Click here for article  

Martino, R, Foley, N, Bhogal, S, Diamant, NE, Speechley, M, & Teasell, R. Dysphagia after stroke: Incidence, diagnosis and pulmonary complications. Stroke. 2005. 36: 2756-2763. Click here for article

Martino, R. Does what the patient think really matter? Perspectives on Swallowing and Swallowing Disorders. Division 13 Newsletter of the American Speech Language and Hearing Association. 2005. December. Invited paper.

Urbach, DR, Tomlinson, GA, Harnish, JL, Martino, R, & Diamant, N. A measure of disease-specific health related quality of life for achalasia. American Journal of Gastroenterology. 2005. 100: 1668-1676. Click here for article

Martino, R, Pron, G, & Diamant, NE. Oropharyngeal dysphagia: Surveying practice patterns of the speech-language pathologist. Dysphagia. 2004. 19: 165-176. Click here for article

Martino, R, Terrault, N, Ezerzer, F, Mikulis, D, & Diamant, NE. Dysphagia in a patient with lateral medullary syndrome: Insight into the central control of swallowing. Gastroenterology. 2001. 121: 420-426. Click here for article

Martino, R, Pron, G, & Diamant, NE. Screening for oropharyngeal dysphagia in stroke patients: Insufficient evidence for guidelines. Dysphagia. 2000. 15: 19-30. Click here for article


Books

French, B, Martino, R, Knutson, P, Mascitelli, A, & Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario. Management of dysphagia in stroke: An educational manual for the dysphagia screening professional in the long term care setting. Toronto (Canada): Swallowing Lab, University Health Network / University of Toronto, 2016. Click here for PDF.

Martino, R, Knutson, P, Mascitelli, A, & Powell-Vinden, B. Dysphagie-management bei akutem schlaganfall: Teil I und II. [German] Translation of Management of dysphagia in acute stroke: An educational manual for the dysphagia screening professional (2006) and Implementing a regional dysphagia management strategy: Practical considerations (2005). Translated by Aere, C. Wilskötter, J. & Stanschus, S. Idstein: Schulz-Kirchner Verlag GmbH. 2010.

Martino, R, *Moscrip, D, Witt-Lajeunesse, A, Knutson, P, French, B, Brown, A, MacIsaac, L, Mascitelli, A, & Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario. A conversation on the management of dysphagia. A supplementary training module for swallowing screening teams based on the booklet titled “Management of dysphagia in acute stroke: An educational manual for the dysphagia screening professional” [CD-ROM and facilitator notes]. Toronto, ON: Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario. 2008.  [Powerpoint Slides and Facilitator Notes].

Martino, R, Knutson, P, Mascitelli, A, & Powell-Vinden, B. Management of dysphagia in acute stroke: An educational manual for the dysphagia screening professional. Toronto, ON: Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario. 2006.  Click here for PDF

Hammond, L, Knutson, P, Martino, R, Mascitelli, A, & Tebbutt, T. Implementing a regional dysphagia management strategy: Practical considerations. Toronto, ON: Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario. 2005.  Click here for PDF

Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario. Improving recognition and management of dysphagia in acute stroke. Toronto, ON: Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario. 2002.  Click here for PDF

Martino, R, Meissner Fishbein, B, Saville, D, Barton, D, Kerry, V, Kodama, S, Labas-Weber, M, McVilltie, A, Mintz, T, & Tamas, I. Preferred practice guidelines for dysphagia. Toronto, ON: College of Audiologists and Speech-Language Pathologists of Ontario. 2000.


Book Chapters

McCullough, G.H. Martino, R. Clinical evaluation of patients with dysphagia: Importance of history taking and physical exam. In Shaker, R. (Ed.), Manual of diagnostic and therapeutic techniques for disorders of deglutition, Volume II. New York, Springer; 2013: 11-30.

Martino, R. Screening and clinical assessment of oropharyngeal dysphagia. In Clavé, P. & Cichero, J (eds). Stepping stones to living well with dysphagia. Nestlé Nutrition Institute Workshop Series, vol 72. Vevey: Nestec Ltd. / Basel: S. Karger AG.; 2012: 53–56.

Martino, R, & Hope, AJ. Evaluation and treatment of dysphagia and aspiration in head and neck cancer. In Haddad, R.I. (Ed.) Multidisciplinary management of head and neck cancer. New York: Demos Medical Publishing, LLC, 177-196, 2010.

Martino, R. Mixed connective tissue disease. In H.N. Jones & J.C. Rosenbek (Eds.), Dysphagia in rare conditions: An encyclopedia. San Diego, CA: Plural Publishing, 377-384, 2010.

Martino, R. Commentaries on dysphagia. In Body, R. & McAllister, L. (Eds.), Ethics in speech language therapy. London: Wiley, 38-40 & 46-48, 2009.

Teasell, R, Foley, N, Martino, R, Bhogal, S, & Speechley, M. Dysphagia and aspiration post stroke. In Evidence-based review of stroke rehabilitation. 2007. Click here for PDF


Multimedia

Martino, R, & Sharpe, K. Swallowing difficulties: Information for the patient and family. StrokEngine. 2005.


Contributions to Collective Works

Martino, R. Toronto Bedside Swallowing Screening Test (TOR-BSST©). In Gonzalez-Fernandez, M. (Ed.), Physical medicine and rehabilitation pocket companion. New York: Demos Medical, 2011.

French, B, Ratner, A, Durkin, L, & Martino, R. Swallowing problems after stroke: What you need to know and how to help. Toronto, ON: Toronto West Stroke Network, 2009.


Online Literature Syntheses

Hebert, D, Lindsay, P, McIntyre, A, Kirton, A, Rumney, P, Bagg, S, Bayley, M, Dowlatshahi, D, Dukelow, S, Garnhum, M, Glasser, E, Halabi, M, Kang, E, Mackay-Lyons, M, Martino, R, Rochette, A, Rowe, S, Salbach, N, Semenko, B, Stack, B, Swinton, L, Weber, V, Mayer, M, Verrilli, S, Deveber, G, Andersen, J, Barlow, K, Cassidy, C, Dilenge, M-E, Fehlings, D, Hung, R, Iruthayarajah, J, Lenz, L, Majnemer, A, Purtzki, J, Rafay, M, Sonnenberg, L, Townley, A, Janzen, S, Foley, N, & Teasell, R. Canadian Stroke Best Practice Recommendations: Stroke Rehabilitation Practice Guidelines. 2016. Available from: www.strokebestpractices.ca/

Rochette A, Korner-Bitensky N, Teasell R, Richards C, Martino R, Page S, Desrosiers J, Bayley M, Bourbonnais D, Salbach N, Lamontagne A, Fellows L, Kaizer F, Thomas A, Kloda L, Dumoulin C, Menon A, Levin M, Fung J, Mayo N, Kagan A, Eng J, Poissant L, Higgins J, Vachon B & Cameron J. Stroke Engine. 2016. Available from: www.strokengine.ca

Teasell, R, Foley, N, Martino, R, Bhogal, S, & Speechley, M. Dysphagia and aspiration post stroke. In Evidence-based review of stroke rehabilitation. 2007. Available from: www.ebrsr.com/sites/default/files/Chapter%2015_Dysphagia%20and%20Aspiration%20Following%20Stroke.pdf

Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario. Improving recognition and management of dysphagia in acute stroke. Toronto, ON: Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario. 2002. Available from: www.heartandstroke.on.ca/atf/cf/%7B33C6FA68-B56B-4760-ABC6-D85B2D02EE71%7D/Dysphagia_Overview_2002_FINAL.pdf

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