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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

2009 publications:

144- Oreopoulos A, McAlister FA, Kalantar-Zadeh K, Padwal R, Ezekowitz JA, Sharma AM, Kovesdy CP, Fonarow GC, Norris CM.  The relationship between body mass index, treatment, and mortality in patients with established coronary artery disease: a report from APPROACH.  Eur Heart J. 2009 Nov;30(21):2584-92. Epub 2009 Jul 16. Abstract  Link to full text
143- Norris CM, Ljubsa A, Hegadoren KM. Gender as a determinant of responses to a self-screening questionnaire on anxiety and depression by patients with coronary artery disease.  Gend Med. 2009 Sep;6(3):479-87. Abstract
142- King KM, Norris CM, Knudtson ML, Ghali WA for the APPROACH Investigators. Risk-taking attitudes and their association with process and outcomes of cardiac care: a cohort study.  BMC Cardiovasc Disord. 2009 Aug 6;9:36. Abstract  PDF
141- Johansen H, Bernier J, Finès P, Brien S, Ghali W, Wolfson M. Variations by health region in treatment and survival after heart attack Statistics Canada, Catalogue no. 82-003-XPE, Health Reports, Vol. 20, no. 2, June 2009 Link to full text
140- Norris CM, Patterson L, Galbraith D, Hegadoren KM.  All you have to do is call; a pilot study to improve the outcomes of patients with coronary artery disease. Appl Nurs Res 2009:22(2);133-137. Abstract
139- Ko DT, Chiu M, Guo H, Austin PC, Marquis JF, Tu JV.  Patterns of use of thienopyridine therapy after percutaneous coronary interventions with drug-eluting stents and bare-metal stents.  Am Heart J 2009; 158(4):592-598.  Abstract  PDF

Tu JV, Donovan LR, Lee DS, Wang JT, Austin PC, Alter DA, Ko DT.  Effectiveness of Public Report Cards for Improving the Quality of Cardiac Care: The EFFECT Study: A Randomized Trial. JAMA 2009; 302(21):2330-2337. [Epub 2009 Nov 18]  Link to full text


Ouzounian M, Tu JV, Austin PC, Chong A, Liu PP, Lee DS.  Statin therapy and clinical outcomes in heart failure: A propensity-matched analysis.  Journal of Cardiac Failure 2009; 15(3): 241-248.  Abstract  PDF

136- Schull MJ, Vaillancort S, Donovan L et al.  Underuse of prehospital strategies to reduce time to reperfusion for ST-elevation myocardial infarction patients in 5 Canadian provinces.  Canadian Journal of Emergency Medicine 2009; 11(5):473-480. Abstract  PDF
135- Atzema CL, Austin PC, Tu JV, Schull MJ.  Emergency department triage of acute myocardial infarction patients and the effect on outcomes.  Ann Emerg Med 2009; 53(6):736-745. Abstract  PDF
134- Chiu M, Ko DT, Austin PC et al. Paclitaxel Versus Sirolimus Stents in Diabetic and Nondiabetic Patients. Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes 2009; 2:96-107.  Abstract  PDF
133- Huynh T, Perron S, O'Loughlin J et al.  Comparison of Primary Percutaneous Coronary Intervention and Fibrinolytic Therapy in ST-Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction.  Bayesian Hierarchical Meta-Analyses of Randomized Controlled Trials and Observational Studies.  Circulation 2009; 119(24):3101-3109. Abstract  PDF
132- Jackevicius CA, Cox JL, Carreon D et al. Long-term trends in use of and expenditures for cardiovascular medications in Canada. CMAJ 2009; 181(1-2):E19-E28.  Abstract PDF
131- Juurlink DN, Gomes T, Ko DT et al. A population-based study of the drug interaction between proton pump inhibitors and clopidogrel. CMAJ 2009. [Epub ahead of print] Abstract PDF
130- Lee DS, Gona P, Vasan RS et al.  Relation of disease pathogenesis and risk factors to heart failure with preserved or reduced ejection fraction:  Insights from the Framingham Heart Study of the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute. Circulation 2009; 119(24):3070-3077. Abstract
129- Lee DS, Chiu M, Manuel DG et al. Trends in risk factors for cardiovascular disease in Canada: temporal, socio-demographic and geographic factors. CMAJ 2009; 181: E55-E66. Abstract  PDF
128- King KM, Southern DA, Cornuz J, Maitland A, Knudtson, ML, Ghali WA. Elevated Body Mass Index and Use of Coronary Revascularization after Cardiac Catheterization . Am J Med 2009 Mar;122(3):273-80. Abstract
127- Lee DS, Austin PC, Stukel TA et al. "Dose-dependent" impact of recurrent cardiac events on mortality in patients with heart failure. Am J Med 2009; 122(2):162-169. Abstract  PDF
126- Lee DS, Ghosh N, Floras JS et al.  Association of blood pressure at hospital discharge with mortality in patients diagnosed with heart failure.  Circ Heart Failure 2009; 2(6):616-623.  Abstract  PDF
125- Lee DS, Tu JV.  Are multiple biomarker testing strategies ready for prime time in heart failure?  Circ Heart Fail 2009; 2(5):387-388.  Extract 
124- McCandless LC, Gustafson P, Austin PC.  Bayesian propensity score analysis for observational data.  Stat Med 2009; 28(1):94-112. Abstract  PDF
123- Philpott AC, Southern DA, Clement FM et al. Long-term outcomes of patients receiving drug-eluting stents. CMAJ 2009; 180(2):167-174. Abstract PDF 
122- Tu JV, Nardi L, Fang J, Liu J, Khalid L, Johansen H.  National trends in rates of death and hospital admissions related to acute myocardial infarction, heart failure and stroke, 1994-2004.  CMAJ 2009; 180(13):E118-E125. Abstract PDF