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CCORT is funded by a Canadian Institutes of Health Research Team Grant in Cardiovascular Outcomes Research

CANHEART is funded by a CIHR Team Grant in Chronic Disease Risk & Intervention Strategies

Peer Reviewed Journal Publications

2006 publications: 

 90- Alter DA, Chong A, Austin PC, Mustard C, Iron K, Williams JI et al. Socioeconomic status and mortality after acute myocardial infarction. Ann Intern Med 2006; 144(2):82-93.  Abstract
 89- Alter DA, Ko DT, Newman A, Tu JV. Factors explaining the under-use of reperfusion therapy among ideal patients with ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction. Eur Heart J 2006; 27(13):1539-1549. Abstract
 88- Austin PC, Mamdani MM, Juurlink DN, Alter DA, Tu JV. Missed opportunities in the secondary prevention of myocardial infarction: an assessment of the effects of statin underprescribing on mortality. Am Heart J 2006; 151(5):969-975.  Abstract
 87- Austin PC. The impact of unmeasured clinical variables on the accuracy of hospital report cards: a Monte Carlo study. Med Decis Making 2006; 26(5):447-466.
 86- Austin PC, Mamdani MM. A comparison of propensity score methods: a case-study estimating the effectiveness of post-AMI statin use. Stat Med 2006; 25(12):2084-2106. Abstract
 85- Austin PC, Tu JV. Comparing clinical data with administrative data for producing acute myocardial infarction report cards. J R Statist Soc 2006; 169(1):115-126. Abstract not available
 84- Bhatia RS, Tu JV, Lee DS, Austin PC, Fang J, Haouzi A et al. Outcome of heart failure with preserved ejection fraction in a population-based study. N Engl J Med 2006; 355(3):260-269. Abstract
 83- Bradshaw PJ, Ko DT, Newman AM, Donovan LR, Tu JV. Validity of the GRACE (Global Registry of Acute Coronary Events) acute coronary syndrome prediction model for six month post-discharge death in an independent data set. Heart 2006; 92(7):905-909. Abstract
 82- Cantor WJ, Hall R, Tu JV. Do operator volumes relate to clinical outcomes after percutaneous coronary intervention in the Canadian health care system? Am Heart J 2006; 151(4):902-908.
 81- Ko DT, Juurlink DN, Mamdani MM, You JJ, Wang JT, Donovan LR et al. Appropriateness of spironolactone prescribing in heart failure patients: a population-based study. J Card Fail 2006; 12(3):205-210. Abstract
 80- McAlister FA, Tu JV, Newman A, Lee DS, Kimber S, Cujec B et al. How many patients with heart failure are eligible for cardiac resynchronization? Insights from two prospective cohorts. Eur Heart J 2006; 27(3):323-329. Abstract
 79- Putnam W, Bower KN, Cox J, Twohig P, Pottie K, Jackson L et al. Quality indicators for cardiac care: national standards in a community context. J Health Serv Res Policy 2006; 11(1):5-12. Abstract
 78- Rosenfield D, Manuel DG, Alter DA. The Smoking Regulatory Index: a new way to measure public health performance. CMAJ 2006; 174(10):1403-1404. Abstract not available