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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

2007 publications: 

101- Austin PC. A comparison of regression trees, logistic regression, generalized additive models, and multivariate adaptive regression splines for predicting AMI mortality. Stat Med 2007; 26(15):2937-2957. Abstract
100- Bradshaw PJ, Ko DT, Newman AM, Donovan LR, Tu JV. Validation of the Thrombolysis In Myocardial Infarction (TIMI) risk index for predicting early mortality in a population-based cohort of STEMI and non-STEMI patients. Can J Cardiol 2007; 23(1):51-56. Abstract
 99- Burge FI, Bower K, Putnam W, Cox JL. Quality indicators for cardiovascular primary care. Can J Cardiol 2007; 23(5):383-388. Abstract
 98- Humphries KH, Gao M, Pu A, Lichtenstein S, Thompson CR. Significant improvement in short-term mortality in women undergoing coronary artery bypass surgery (1991 to 2004). J Am Coll Cardiol 2007; 49(14):1552-1558. Abstract
 97- Ko DT, Krumholz HM, Wang Y, Foody JM, Masoudi FA, Havranek EP et al. Regional differences in process of care and outcomes for older acute myocardial infarction patients in the United States and Ontario, Canada. Circulation 2007; 115(2):196-203. Abstract
 96- Lee DS, Tu JV, Austin PC, Dorian P, Yee R, Chong A et al. Effect of cardiac and noncardiac conditions on survival after defibrillator implantation. J Am Coll Cardiol 2007; 49(25):2408-2415. Abstract
 95- Patel AB, Waters NM, Ghali WA. Determining geographic areas and populations with timely access to cardiac catheterization facilities for acute myocardial infarction care in Alberta, Canada. Int J Health Geogr 2007; 6(1):47. Abstract
 94- Stukel TA, Fisher ES, Wennberg DE, Alter DA, Gottlieb DJ, Vermeulen MJ. Analysis of observational studies in the presence of treatment selection bias: effects of invasive cardiac management on AMI survival using propensity score and instrumental variable methods. JAMA 2007; 297(3):278-285. Abstract
 93- Tu JV, Bowen J, Chiu M, Ko DT, Austin PC, He Y et al. Effectiveness and safety of drug-eluting stents in Ontario. N Engl J Med 2007; 357(14):1393-1402. Abstract
 92- Van Spall HG, Chong A, Tu JV. Inpatient smoking-cessation counseling and all-cause mortality in patients with acute myocardial infarction. Am Heart J 2007; 154(2):213-220. Abstract
 91- You JJ, Austin PC, Alter DA, Ko DT, Tu JV. Relation between cardiac troponin I and mortality in acute decompensated heart failure. Am Heart J 2007; 153(4):462-470. Abstract