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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

2010 publications:

160 Wijeysundera HC, Machado M, Farahati F, et al. Association of temporal trends in risk factors and treatment uptake with coronary heart disease mortality, 1994-2005. JAMA. 2010; 303(18):1841-1847. Abstract  PDF
159 Hassan A, Newman A, Ko DT et al. Increasing rates of angioplasty versus bypass surgery in Canada, 1994-2005. Am Heart J 2010; 160(5):958-965.  Abstract  PDF
158 Udell JA, Wang JT, Gladstone DJ, Tu JV.  Anticoagulation after anterior myocardial infarction and the risk of stroke.  PLoS One 2010; 5(8):e12150.  Abstract  PDF
157 Johansen H, Brien SE, Fines P et al. Thirty-day in-hospital revascularization and mortality rates after acute myocardial infarction in seven Canadian provinces. Can J Cardiol 2010; 26(7):e243-e248.  Abstract  PDF
156 Tu K, Mitiku T, Lee DS, Guo H, Tu JV. Validation of physician billing and hospitalization data to identify patients with ischemic heart disease using data from the Electronic Medical Record Administrative data Linked Database (EMRALD). Can J Cardiol 2010; 26(7):e225-e228.  Abstract  PDF
155 Cantor WJ, Strauss BH, Graham MM et al. Time of day and outcomes of nonurgent percutaneous coronary intervention performed during working hours. Am Heart J 2010; 159(6):1133-1138.  Abstract  PDF
Tu K, Klein-Geltink J, Mitiku TF, Chiriac M, Martin J. De-identification of primary care electronic medical records free-text data in Ontario, Canada. BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2010, 10:35 doi:10.1186/1472-6947-10-35.  Abstract  PDF
Chiu M, Austin PC, Manuel DG, Tu JV. Comparison of cardiovascular risk profiles among ethnic groups using population health surveys between 1996 and 2007. CMAJ Epub 2010 Apr 19. Link to full text   Slides
152 Atzema CL, Austin PC, Tu JV, Schull MJ.  ED triage of patients with acute myocardial infarction:  predictors of low acuity triage.  Am J Emerg Med 2010; 28(6):694-702.  Abstract  PDF
151 Deyell MW, Ghali WA, Ross DB, Zhang J, Hemmelgarn BR. Timing of nonemergent coronary artery bypass grafting and mortality after non-ST elevation acute coronary syndrome. Am Heart J 2010; 159(3):490-496.  Abstract  PDF
150 Ko D, Newman AM, Alter DA, Austin PC, Chiu M, Cox JL, Goodman SG, Tu JV. Secular trends in acute coronary syndrome hospitalization from 1994 to 2005. Canadian Journal of Cardiology. March 2010, 26 (3):129-134. Reproduced with permission of Can J Cardiol. March 2010, 26 (3):129-134.  Abstract PDF
Lee DS, Schull MJ, Alter DA, Austin PC, Laupacis A, Chong A, Tu JV, Stukel TA. Early deaths in patients with heart failure discharged from the emergency department: a population-based analysis. Circulation: Heart Failure 2010; 3(2):228-35.  Abstract  PDF
148 Tu JV, Jackevicius CA, Lee DS, Donovan LR.  National trends in cardiovascular care and outcomes.  Healthcare Quarterly 2010; 13(1):22-25.  PDF
147 Patel AB, Tu JV, Waters NM, Ko DT, Eisenberg MJ, Huynh T, Rinfret S, Knudtson ML, Ghali WA. Access to primary percutaneous coronary intervention for ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction in Canada: a geographic analysis.  Open Medicine 2010;4(1) Abstract  PDF
146 Stukel TA, Alter DA, Schull MJ, Ko DT, Li P.  Association between hospital cardiac management and outcomes for acute myocardial infarction patients.  Med Care 2010; 48(2):157-165.  Abstract  PDF
145 Brien SE, Lorenzetti DL, Lewis S, Kennedy J, Ghali WA. Overview of a formal scoping review on health system report cards. Implementation Science 2010, 5:2  Link to full text