Recent Publications

2018

October

Andrade, J. G., Champagne, J., Deyell, M. W., Essebag, V., Lauck, S., Morillo, C., Sapp, J., Skanes, A., Theoret-Patrick, P., Wells, G. A., & Verma, A. (2018). A randomized clinical trial of early invasive intervention for atrial fibrillation (EARLY-AF) - methods and rationale. American Heart Journal, 206, 94-104.

Anselmo, W., Branchetti, E., Grau, J. B., Li, G., Ayoub, S., Lai, E. K., Rioux, N., Tovmasyan, A., Fortier, J. H., Sacks, M. S., Batinic-Haberle, I., Hazen, S. L., Levy, R. J., & Ferrari, G. (2018). Porphyrin-Based SOD Mimic MnTnBu OE -2-PyP(5+) Inhibits Mechanisms of Aortic Valve Remodeling in Human and Murine Models of Aortic Valve Sclerosis. Journal of the American Heart Association, 7(20), e007861.

Burgon, P. G., & Megeney, L. A. (2018). Caspase signaling, a conserved inductive cue for metazoan cell differentiation. Seminars in Cell & Developmental Biology, 82, 96-104.

Burstein, B., Barbosa, R. S., Samuel, M., Kalfon, E., Philippon, F., Birnie, D., Mangat, I., Redfearn, D., Sandhu, R., Macle, L., Sapp, J., Verma, A., Healey, J. S., Becker, G., Chauhan, V., Coutu, B., Roux, J.-F., Leong-Sit, P., Andrade, J. G., Veenhuyzen, G. D., Joza, J., Bernier, M., & Essebag, V. (2018). Prevention of venous thrombosis after electrophysiology procedures: a survey of national practice. Journal of Interventional Cardiac Electrophysiology : An International Journal of Arrhythmias and Pacing.

Chu, M. W. A., Losenno, K. L., Dubois, L. A., Jones, P. M., Ouzounian, M., Whitlock, R., Dagenais, F., Boodhwani, M., Bhatnagar, G., Poostizadeh, A., Pozeg, Z., Moon, M., Kiaii, B., & Peterson, M. D. (2018). Early Clinical Outcomes of Hybrid Arch Frozen Elephant Trunk Repair with the Thoraflex Hybrid Graft. The Annals of Thoracic Surgery.

deKemp, R. A., Wells, R. G., & Beanlands, R. S. B. (2018). Lesion contrast recovery for partial-volume averaging: Quantitative correction or qualitative enhancement? Journal of Nuclear Cardiology : Official Publication of the American Society of Nuclear Cardiology. United States.

Drudi, L. M., Ades, M., Asgar, A., Perrault, L., Lauck, S., Webb, J. G., Rassi, A., Lamy, A., Noiseux, N., Peterson, M. D., Labinaz, M., Lefevre, T., Popma, J. J., Kim, D. H., Martucci, G., Piazza, N., & Afilalo, J. (2018). Interaction Between Frailty and Access Site in Older Adults Undergoing Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement. JACC. Cardiovascular Interventions.

Hinduja, M., & Yadava, O. P. (2018). First nationwide survey on the experience of Indian cardiac surgeons about international fellowship programmes. Indian Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, 34(4), 525-529.

Iacocca, M. A., Wang, J., Sarkar, S., Dron, J. S., Lagace, T., McIntyre, A. D., Lau, P., Robinson, J. F., Yang, P., Knoll, J. H., Cao, H., McPherson, R., & Hegele, R. A. (2018). Whole-Gene Duplication of PCSK9 as a Novel Genetic Mechanism for Severe Familial Hypercholesterolemia. The Canadian Journal of Cardiology, 34(10), 1316-1324.

Jangamreddy, J. R., Haagdorens, M. K. C., Islam, M. M., Lewis, P., Samanta, A., Fagerholm, P., Liszka, A., Ljunggren, M. K., Buznyk, O., Alarcon, E. I., Zakaria, N., Meek, K. M., & Griffith, M. (2018). Corrigendum to “Short peptide analogs as alternatives to collagen in pro-regenerative corneal implants” [Acta Biomaterialia 69 (2018) 120-130]. Acta Biomaterialia.

Kawajiri, H., Grau, J. B., Fortier, J. H., & Glineur, D. (2018). Bilateral internal thoracic artery grafting: In situ or composite? Annals of Cardiothoracic Surgery, 7(5), 673-680.

Khan, F., Ramirez, F. D., & Hibbert, B. (2018). Percutaneous left atrial appendage closure for managing thromboembolic risk in atrial fibrillation. CMAJ : Canadian Medical Association Journal = Journal de l’Association Médicale Canadienne, 190(41), E1227-E1230.

Lee, H. W., Ahmad, M., Weldrick, J. J., Wang, H.-W., Burgon, P. G., & Leenen, F. H. H. (2018). Effects of exercise training and TrkB blockade on cardiac function and BDNF-TrkB signaling post myocardial infarction in rats. American Journal of Physiology. Heart and Circulatory Physiology.

Lionetti, V., Tuana, B. S., Casieri, V., Parikh, M., & Pierce, G. N. (2018). Importance of functional food compounds in cardioprotection through action on the epigenome. European Heart Journal.

Lipinski, M., Eagles, D., Fischer, L. M., Mielniczuk, L., & Stiell, I. G. (2018). Heart failure and palliative care in the emergency department. Emergency Medicine Journal.

Najjar, F., Ahmad, M., Lagace, D., & Leenen, F. H. H. (2018). Sex differences in cardiovascular and cerebrovascular physiology, disease, and signaling mechanisms: Sex differences in depression-like behavior and neuroinflammation in rats post-MI: Role of estrogens. American Journal of Physiology - Heart and Circulatory Physiology, 315(5), H1159-H1173.

Pipe, A. L., & Reid, R. D. (2018). Smoking Cessation and Cardiac Rehabilitation: A Priority! The Canadian Journal of Cardiology, 34(10S2), S247-S251.

Prince, S. A., Reed, J. L., Cotie, L. M., Harris, J., Pipe, A. L., & Reid, R. D. (2018). Results of the Sedentary Intervention Trial in Cardiac Rehabilitation (SIT-CR Study): A pilot randomized controlled trial. International Journal of Cardiology, 269, 317-324.

Prince, S. A., Reid, R. D., & Reed, J. L. (2018). Comparison of self-reported and objectively measured levels of sitting and physical activity and associations with markers of health in cardiac rehabilitation patients. European Journal of Preventive Cardiology, 2047487318806357.

Reed, J. L., Terada, T., Chirico, D., Prince, S. A., & Pipe, A. L. (2018). The Effects of Cardiac Rehabilitation in Patients With Atrial Fibrillation: A Systematic Review. The Canadian Journal of Cardiology, 34(10S2), S284-S295.

Ruzicka, M., & Hiremath, S. (2018). Behind the Mask. Hypertension (Dallas, Tex. : 1979), 72(4), 841-842.

Sadek, M. M., Ramirez, F. D., Nery, P. B., Golian, M., Redpath, C. J., Nair, G. M., & Birnie, D. H. (2018). Completely nonfluoroscopic catheter ablation of left atrial arrhythmias and ventricular tachycardia. Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology.

Simard, T., Jung, R., Labinaz, A., Faraz, M. A., Ramirez, F. D., Di Santo, P., Pitcher, I., Motazedian, P., Gaudet, C., Rochman, R., Marbach, J., Boland, P., Sarathy, K., Alghofaili, S., Russo, J. J., Couture, E., Beanlands, R. S., & Hibbert, B. (2018). Adenosine as a marker and mediator of cardiovascular homeostasis: a translational perspective. Cardiovascular & Hematological Disorders Drug Targets.

Sousa-Uva, M., Gaudino, M., Schwann, T., Acar, C., Benedeto, U., & Ruel, M. (2018). Radial artery as a conduit for coronary artery bypass grafting: a state-of-the-art primer. European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery : Official Journal of the European Association for Cardio-Thoracic Surgery.

Taherzadeh, G., Reid, R. D., Prince, S. A., Blanchard, C. M., Chessex, C., Harris, J., Pipe, A. L., & Grace, S. L. (2018). Amount and Socio-Ecological Correlates of Exercise in Men and Women at Cardiac Rehabilitation Completion. American Journal of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, 97(11), 816-824.

Thoenes, M., Bramlage, P., Zamorano, P., Messika-Zeitoun, D., Wendt, D., Kasel, M., Kurucova, J., & Steeds, R. P. (2018). Patient screening for early detection of aortic stenosis (AS) - Review of current practice and future perspectives. Journal of Thoracic Disease, 10(9), 5584-5594.

Tobe, S. W., Stone, J. A., Anderson, T., Bacon, S., Cheng, A. Y. Y., Daskalopoulou, S. S., Ezekowitz, J. A., Gregoire, J. C., Gubitz, G., Jain, R., Keshavjee, K., Lindsay, P., L’Abbe, M., Lau, D. C. W., Leiter, L. A., O’Meara, E., Pearson, G. J., Rabi, D. M., Sherifali, D., Selby, P., Tu, J. V, Wharton, S., Walker, K. M., Hua-Stewart, D., & Liu, P. P. (2018). Canadian Cardiovascular Harmonized National Guidelines Endeavour (C-CHANGE) guideline for the prevention and management of cardiovascular disease in primary care: 2018 update. CMAJ : Canadian Medical Association Journal = Journal de l’Association Médicale Canadienne, 190(40), E1192-E1206.

Zuniga-Nunez, D., Zamora, R. A., Barrias, P., Tirapegui, C., Poblete, H., Cardenas-Jiron, G., Alarcon, E. I., & Aspee, A. (2018). Theoretical rationalisation of the photophysics of a TICT excited state of cinnamoyl-coumarin derivatives in homogeneous and biological membrane models. Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics : PCCP.

September

Betancur, J. A., Hu, L.-H., Commandeur, F., Sharir, T., Einstein, A. J., Fish, M. B., Ruddy, T. D., Kaufmann, P., Sinusas, A. J., Miller, E. J., Bateman, T. M., Dorbala, S., Di Carli, M., Germano, G., Otaki, Y., Liang, J. X., Tamarappoo, B. K., Dey, D., Berman, D. S., & Slomka, P. J. (2018). Deep Learning Analysis of Upright- Supine High-Efficiency SPECT Myocardial Perfusion Imaging for Prediction of Obstructive Coronary Artery Disease: A Multicenter StudyJournal of Nuclear Medicine: Official Publication, Society of Nuclear Medicine.

Clancy, A. A., Gauthier, I., Ramirez, F. D., Hickling, D., & Pascali, D. (2018). Predictors of sling revision after mid-urethral sling procedures: a case-control study. BJOG : An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology.

Couture, E. L., Farand, P., Nguyen, M., Allard, C., Wells, G. A., Mansour, S., Rinfret, S., Afilalo, J., Eisenberg, M., Montigny, M., Kouz, S., Afilalo, M., Lauzon, C., Dery, J.-P., L’Allier, P., Schampaert, E., Tardif, J.-C., & Huynh, T. (2018). Impact of an invasive strategy in the elderly hospitalized with acute coronary syndrome with emphasis on the nonagenarians. Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions: Official Journal of the Society for Cardiac Angiography & Interventions.

Gaudino, M., Angelini, G. D., Antoniades, C., Bakaeen, F., Benedetto, U., Calafiore, A. M., Franco, A. D., Mauro, M. D., Fremes, S. E., Girardi, L. N., Glineur, D., Grau, J., He, G.-W., Patrono, C., Puskas, J. D., Ruel, M., Schwann, T. A., Tam, D. Y., Tatoulis, J., Tranbaugh, R., Vallely, M., Zenati, M. A., Mack, M., & Taggart, D. P. (2018). Off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting: 30 years of debate. Journal of the American Heart Association7(16).

Gebhard, C., Rhainds, D., He, G., Rodes-Cabau, J., Lavi, S., Spence, J. D., Title, L., Kouz, S., L’Allier, P. L., Gregoire, J., Ibrahim, R., Cossette, M., Guertin, M.-C., Beanlands, R., Rheaume, E., & Tardif, J.-C. (2018). Elevated level of lecithin:cholesterol acyltransferase (LCAT) is associated with reduced coronary atheroma burden. Atherosclerosis, 276, 131–139.

Huang, J. W., Clarkin, O. J., McCudden, C., Akbari, A., Chow, B. J. W., Shabana, W., Kanji, S., Davis, A., & Hiremath, S. (2018). The Effect of N-Acetylcysteine on Creatinine Measurement: Protocol for a Systematic Review. Canadian Journal of Kidney Health and Disease5, 2054358118801017– 2054358118801017.

Hui, S. K., Lindale, E., Sun, L., & Ruel, M. (2018). Genetics of coronary artery disease: should they impact the choice of revascularization? Current Opinion in Cardiology.

Jaana, M., Sherrard, H., & Pare, G. (2018). A prospective evaluation of telemonitoring use by seniors with chronic heart failure: Adoption, self-care, and empowerment. Health Informatics Journal, 1460458218799458–1460458218799458.

Jabagi, H., Boodhwani, M., Tran, D. T., Sun, L., Wells, G., & Rubens, F. D. (2018). The effect of preoperative anemia on patients undergoing cardiac surgery: a propensity-matched analysis. Seminars in Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery.

Kanaan, G. N., Patten, D. A., Redpath, C. J., & Harper, M.-E. (2018). Atrial Fibrillation Is Associated WithImpaired Atrial Mitochondrial Energetics and Supercomplex Formation in Adults With Type 2 Diabetes. Canadian Journal of Diabetes.

Karunakaran, D. (2018). Beyond cholesterol homeostasis: A novel role for PDZK1 in macrophageapoptosis and atherosclerosis. Atherosclerosis, 276, 168–170.

Law, M., Dhillon, S., Herrmann, N., Friesen, F., Dey, A. K., Li, A., Ayala, A. P., Lenton, E., Edwards, J. D., & Swardfager, W. (2018). Rates of Screening for Breast, Colorectal, and Cervical Cancers in Older People With Cognitive Impairment or Dementia: A Meta-Analysis. Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine4, 2333721418799446–2333721418799446.

Marbach, J. A., Almufleh, A., Bernick, J., Blondeau, M., Osborne, C., Russo, J., Hibbert, B., Froeschl, M., Labinaz, M., Glover, C., Dick, A., So, D., Chong, A.-Y., & Le May, M. (2018). In-hospital outcomes of STEMI patients on warfarin undergoing primary PCI. Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions : Official Journal of the Society for Cardiac Angiography & Interventions.

Massalha, S., & Slart, R. H. J. A. (2018). Is having a sweetheart enough to survive? Journal of Nuclear Cardiology : Official Publication of the American Society of Nuclear Cardiology.

Pipe, A. (2018). Cardiovascular disease prevention: challenges remain; opportunities growCurrent Opinion in Cardiology33(5), 498–499.

Rafatian, G., & Davis, D. R. (2018). Heart-Derived Cell Therapy 2.0: Paracrine strategies to increase therapeutic repair of injured myocardium. Stem Cells (Dayton, Ohio).

Raggi, P., Genest, J., Giles, J. T., Rayner, K. J., Dwivedi, G., Beanlands, R. S., & Gupta, M. (2018). Role of inflammation in the pathogenesis of atherosclerosis and therapeutic interventions. Atherosclerosis, 276, 98–108.

Reed, J. L., & Prince, S. A. (2018). Women’s heart health: a focus on nurses’ physical activity and sedentary behaviour. Current Opinion in Cardiology, 33(5), 514–520.

Sadek, M. M., Ramirez, F. D., Nery, P. B., Golian, M., Redpath, C. J., Nair, G. M., & Birnie, D. H. (2018). Completely Non-Fluoroscopic Catheter Ablation of Left Atrial Arrhythmias and Ventricular TachycardiaJournal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology.

Tulloch, H. E., & Greenman, P. S. (2018). In sickness and in health: relationship quality and cardiovascular risk and management. Current Opinion in Cardiology, 33(5), 521–528.

Wassef, A. W. A., Rodes-Cabau, J., Liu, Y., Webb, J. G., Barbanti, M., Munoz-Garcia, A. J., Tamburino, C., Dager, A. E., Serra, V., Amat-Santos, I. J., Alonso Briales, J. H., San Roman, A., Urena, M., Himbert, D., Nombela-Franco, L., Abizaid, A., de Brito, F. S. J., Ribeiro, H. B., Ruel, M., Lima, V. C., Nietlispach, F., & Cheema, A. N. (2018). The Learning Curve and Annual Procedure Volume Standards for Optimum Outcomes of Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement: Findings From an International Registry. JACC. Cardiovascular Interventions11(17), 1669–1679.

Wen, S. W., White, R. R., Rybak, N., Gaudet, L. M., Robson, S., Hague, W., Simms-Stewart, D., Carroli, G., Smith, G., Fraser, W. D., Wells, G., Davidge, S. T., Kingdom, J., Coyle, D., Fergusson, D., Corsi, D. J., Champagne, J., Sabri, E., Ramsay, T., Mol, B. W. J., Oudijk, M. A., & Walker, M. C. (2018). Effect of highdose folic acid supplementation in pregnancy on pre-eclampsia (FACT): double blind, phase III, randomised controlled, international, multicentre trial. BMJ (Clinical Research Ed.)362, k3478–k3478.

Yeo, C., Nair, G. M., & Green, M. (2018). Recurrent shocks in a dual chamber implantable cardioverter defibrillator: Making sense of the chaos. Journal of Arrhythmia.

Zelt, J. G., Svajger, B. A., Quinn, K., Turner, M. E., Laverty, K. J., Shum, B., Holden, R. M., & Adams, M. A. (2018). Acute Tissue Mineral Deposition in Response to a Phosphate Pulse in Experimental CKD. Journal of Bone and Mineral Research : The Official Journal of the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research.

August

Abbott, B. G., Case, J. A., Dorbala, S., Einstein, A. J., Galt, J. R., Pagnanelli, R., Bullock-Palmer, R. P., Soman, P., & Wells, R. G. (2018). Contemporary Cardiac SPECT Imaging-Innovations and Best Practices: An Information Statement from the American Society of Nuclear Cardiology. Journal of Nuclear Cardiology : Official Publication of the American Society of Nuclear Cardiology.

Ahmadi, A., Thornhill, R. E., Pena, E., Renaud, J. M., Promislow, S., Chandy, G., Davies, R. A., Stewart, D. J., Contreras-Dominguez, V., Dunne, R., Doyle-Cox, C., Beanlands, R. S., deKemp, R. A., & Mielniczuk, L. M. (2018). Effects of Riociguat on Right Ventricular Remodelling in Chronic Thromboembolic Pulmonary Hypertension Patients: A Prospective Study. Canadian Journal of Cardiology, 34(9), 1137-1144.

Al-Atassi, T., & Rubens, F. D. (2018). Observed to expected mortality ratio as the new gold standard: All that glitters is not gold. Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery.

Chan, V. (2018). When Should Infective Endocarditis Be Treated With Early Surgical Intervention? Canadian Journal of Cardiology, 34(9), 1110-1111.

Clyde, M., Pipe, A., Reid, R., Els, C., & Tulloch, H. (2018). A bidirectional path analysis model of smoking cessation self-efficacy and concurrent smoking status: impact on abstinence outcomes. Addiction Biology.

Cocker, M. S., Spence, J. D., Hammond, R., deKemp, R. A., Lum, C., Wells, G., Bernick, J., Hill, A., Nagpal, S., Stotts, G., Alturkustani, M., Adeeko, A., Yerofeyeva, Y., Rayner, K., Peterson, J., Khan, A. R., Naidas, A. C., Garrard, L., Yaffe, M. J., Leung, E., Prato, F. S., Tardif, J.-C., & Beanlands, R. S. B. (2018). [18F]-Fluorodeoxyglucose PET/CT imaging as a marker of carotid plaque inflammation: Comparison to immunohistology and relationship to acuity of events. International Journal of Cardiology.

Cotie, L. M., Prince, S. A., Elliott, C. G., Ziss, M. C., McDonnell, L. A., Mullen, K. A., Hiremath, S., Pipe, A. L., Reid, R. D., & Reed, J. L. (2018). The effectiveness of eHealth interventions on physical activity and measures of obesity among working-age women: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Obesity Reviews : An Official Journal of the International Association for the Study of Obesity.

Denize, K. M., Acharya, N., Prince, S. A., da Silva, D. F., Harvey, A. L. J., Ferraro, Z. M., & Adamo, K. B. (2018). Addressing cultural, racial and ethnic discrepancies in guideline discordant gestational weight gain: a systematic review and meta-analysis. PeerJ, 6, e5407.

Jacques, E., Ahumada, M., Rector, B., Yousefalizadeh, G., Galaz-Araya, C., Recabarren, R., Stamplecoskie, K., Poblete, H., & Alarcon, E. I. (2018). Effect of nanosilver surfaces on peptide reactivity towards reactive oxygen species. Nanoscale, 10(34), 15911-15917.

Kulik, A., Abreu, A. M., Boronat, V., & Ruel, M. (2018). Intensive versus moderate statin therapy and early graft occlusion after coronary bypass surgery: The Aggressive Cholesterol Therapy to Inhibit Vein Graft Events randomized clinical trial. Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery.

Marbach, J. A., Almufleh, A., Froeschl, M., & Hibbert, B. (2018). The Next Generation of Physician-Scientists: Adapting to Academic Cardiology in the 21(st) Century. The Canadian Journal of Cardiology, 34(9), 1225-1228.

McPherson, R. (2018). The Cardiovascular Burden of Undiagnosed Familial Hypercholesterolemia: Need to Modify Guidelines to Encourage Earlier Diagnosis and Therapy. Canadian Journal of Cardiology, 34(9), 1112-1113.

Messika-Zeitoun, D., Nickenig, G., Latib, A., Kuck, K.-H., Baldus, S., Schueler, R., La Canna, G., Agricola, E., Kreidel, F., Huntgeburth, M., Zuber, M., Verta, P., Grayburn, P., Vahanian, A., & Maisano, F. (2018). Transcatheter mitral valve repair for functional mitral regurgitation using the Cardioband system: 1 year outcomes. European Heart Journal.

Ngu, J. M. C., & Rubens, F. D. (2018). “Words are the source of misunderstandings”-Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, Le Petit Prince (1943). Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery.

Ngu, J. M. C., Sun, L. Y., & Ruel, M. (2018). Pivotal contemporary trials of percutaneous coronary intervention vs. coronary artery bypass grafting: A surgical perspective. Annals of Cardiothoracic Surgery, 7(4), 527-532.

Obadia, J.-F., Messika-Zeitoun, D., Leurent, G., Iung, B., Bonnet, G., Piriou, N., Lefevre, T., Piot, C., Rouleau, F., Carrie, D., Nejjari, M., Ohlmann, P., Leclercq, F., Saint Etienne, C., Teiger, E., Leroux, L., Karam, N., Michel, N., Gilard, M., Donal, E., Trochu, J.-N., Cormier, B., Armoiry, X., Boutitie, F., Maucort-Boulch, D., Barnel, C., Samson, G., Guerin, P., Vahanian, A., & Mewton, N. (2018). Percutaneous Repair or Medical Treatment for Secondary Mitral Regurgitation. The New England Journal of Medicine.

Pelletier-Galarneau, M., & Ruddy, T. D. (2018). Molecular imaging of coronary inflammation. Trends in Cardiovascular Medicine.

Prince, S. A., Reed, J. L., Cotie, L. M., Harris, J., Pipe, A. L., & Reid, R. D. (2018). Results of the Sedentary Intervention Trial in Cardiac Rehabilitation (SIT-CR Study): A pilot randomized controlled trial. International Journal of Cardiology.

Reed, J. L., Keast, M.-L., Beanlands, R. A., Blais, A. Z., Clarke, A. E., Pipe, A. L., & Tulloch, H. E. (2018). The effects of aerobic interval training and moderate-to-vigorous intensity continuous exercise on mental and physical health in women with heart disease. European Journal of Preventive Cardiology, 2047487318795246.

Ribeiro, I. B., & Ruel, M. (2018). Invited Commentary  [RE: Protos, A. N., Trivedi, J. R., Whited, W. M., Rogers, M. P., Owolabi, U., Grubb, K. J., … & Slaughter, M. S. (2018). Valvectomy versus Replacement for the Surgical Treatment of Tricuspid Endocarditis]. The Annals of Thoracic Surgery, 106(3), 669.

Russo, J. J., James, T. E., Hibbert, B., Ramirez, F. D., Simard, T., Osborne, C., Bernick, J., Wells, G. A., & Le May, M. R. (2018). Hyperglycaemia in comatose survivors of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest. European Heart Journal. Acute Cardiovascular Care, 7(5), 442-449.

Small, G. R., Ernst, J., Gauthier, N., & Chow, B. J. W. (2018). Coronary CTA for Preoperative Risk Assessment in Noncardiac Surgery. Current Cardiovascular Imaging Reports, 11(9).

Stocker, T. J., Deseive, S., Leipsic, J., Hadamitzky, M., Chen, M. Y., Rubinshtein, R., Heckner, M., Bax, J. J., Fang, X.-M., Grove, E. L., Lesser, J., Maurovich-Horvat, P., Otton, J., Shin, S., Pontone, G., Marques, H., Chow, B., Nomura, C. H., Tabbalat, R., Schmermund, A., Kang, J.-W., Naoum, C., Atkins, M., Martuscelli, E., Massberg, S., & Hausleiter, J. (2018). Reduction in radiation exposure in cardiovascular computed tomography imaging: results from the Prospective Multicenter Registry on RadiaTion Dose Estimates of Cardiac CT AngIOgraphy IN Daily Practice in 2017 (PROTECTION VI). European Heart Journal.

Sun, L. Y., Tu, J. V, Sherrard, H., Rodger, N., Coutinho, T., Turek, M., Chan, E., Tulloch, H., McDonnell, L., & Mielniczuk, L. M. (2018). Sex-Specific Trends in Incidence and Mortality for Urban and Rural Ambulatory Heart Failure Patients in Eastern Ontario from 1994 to 2013. Journal of Cardiac Failure.

Vo, T. X., & Rubens, F. D. (2018). The answer to the great question. Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery.

July

Adamowicz, B. M., Chong, D. H. Y., Gutierrez, C., Matz, J., Fer, E., Polat, E. O., MacKay, H., Galagedara, R., Coste, A., Pupkaite, J., Farnoud, A. M., Murphy, C. W., White, E. R., Rezic, I., Hartzell, C., Matia, A., Nicola, M. V., Isaacson, K. J., Tiv, M., Weinstein, A. M., Ch’ng, S., Sweeney, M., Lipkin, A., Chakraborty, S., Sanganyado, E., Anderson, S. M., Nguyen, N., Laisk, T., & Favaro, B. (2018, July). Broad interests reap benefits for science. Science (New York, N.Y.). United States.

Almufleh, A., Ramirez, F. D., So, D., Le May, M., Chong, A.-Y., Torabi, N., & Hibbert, B. (2018). H2 Receptor Antagonists versus Proton Pump Inhibitors in Patients on Dual Antiplatelet Therapy for Coronary Artery Disease: A Systematic Review. Cardiology, 140(2), 115-123.

Barrie, K., Cornick, A., Debreuil, S., Lee, E., Hiebert, B. M., Manji, R. A., Bienvenu, O. J., McDonald, B., Singal, R. K., & Arora, R. C. (2018). Patients with a Prolonged Intensive Care Unit Length of Stay have decreased Health Related Quality of life after Cardiac Surgery. Seminars in Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery.

Bascom, K. E., & Seder, D. B. (2018, July). Response by Bascom and Seder to Letter Regarding Article, “Derivation and Validation of the CREST Model for Very Early Prediction of Circulatory Etiology Death in Patients Without ST-Segment-Elevation Myocardial Infarction After Cardiac Arrest”. Circulation. United States.

Boland, P. W., & Green, M. S. (2018). Life-threatening AV nodal re-entrant tachycardia: Four cases illustrating four different harmful mechanisms. Journal of Electrocardiology, 51(5), 879-883.

Cannaerts, E., Kempers, M., Maugeri, A., Marcelis, C., Gardeitchik, T., Richer, J., Micha, D., Beauchesne, L., Timmermans, J., Vermeersch, P., Meyten, N., Chenier, S., van de Beek, G., Peeters, N., Alaerts, M., Schepers, D., Van Laer, L., Verstraeten, A., & Loeys, B. (2018) Novel pathogenic SMAD2 variants in five families with arterial aneurysm and dissection: further delineation of the phenotype. Journal of Medical Genetics.

Coutinho, T., Turner, S. T., & Kullo, I. J. (2018). Adverse effects of long-term weight gain on microvascular endothelial function. Obesity Research and Clinical Practice.

Crean, A. M., & Chow, B. J. W. (2018, July). Dynamic Stress Perfusion CT: 2 Out of 3 Ain’t Bad? JACC. Cardiovascular Imaging. United States.

Elliott, J., DeJean, D., Clifford, T., Coyle, D., Potter, B., Skidmore, B., Alexander, C., Repetski, A. E., McCoy, B., & Wells, G. A. (2018). Cannabis for pediatric epilepsy: protocol for a living systematic review. Systematic Reviews, 7(1), 95.

Erthal, F., Hossain, A., Dorbala, S., Shaw, L. J., Di Carli, M. F., Merhige, M. E., Williams, B. A., Veledar, E., Min, J. K., Berman, D. S., deKemp, R. A., Beanlands, R. S. B., & Chow, B. J. W. (2018). Is There an Age When Myocardial Perfusion Imaging May No Longer Be Prognostically Useful? Circulation. Cardiovascular Imaging, 11(7), e007322.

Gebhard, C., Rhainds, D., He, G., Rodes-Cabau, J., Lavi, S., Spence, J. D., Title, L., Kouz, S., L’Allier, P. L., Gregoire, J., Ibrahim, R., Cossette, M., Guertin, M.-C., Beanlands, R., Rheaume, E., & Tardif, J.-C. (2018). Elevated level of lecithin:cholesterol acyltransferase (LCAT) is associated with  reduced coronary atheroma burden. Atherosclerosis, 276, 131-139.

Goldfarb, M., Lauck, S., Webb, J. G., Asgar, A. W., Perrault, L. P., Piazza, N., Martucci, G., Lachapelle, K., Noiseux, N., Kim, D. H., Popma, J. J., Lefevre, T., Labinaz, M., Lamy, A., Peterson, M. D., Arora, R. C., Morais, J. A., Morin, J.-F., Rudski, L., & Afilalo, J. (2018). Malnutrition and Mortality in Frail and Non-Frail Older Adults Undergoing Aortic Valve Replacement. Circulation.

Goldfield, G. S., Kenny, G. P., Prud’homme, D., Holcik, M., Alberga, A. S., Fahnestock, M., Cameron, J. D., Doucette, S., Hadjiyannakis, S., Tulloch, H., Tremblay, M. S., Walsh, J., Guerin, E., Gunnell, K. E., D’Angiulli, A., & Sigal, R. J. (2018). Corrigendum to “Effects of aerobic training, resistance training, or both on brain-derived neurotrophic factor in adolescents with obesity: The hearty randomized controlled trial” Physiology & Behavior, Volume 191, 1 July 2018, Pages 138-145. Physiology and Behavior.

Kapa, S., Davis, D. R., Park, D. S., Steinberg, B. A., Viswanathan, M. N., Tzou, W., Madhavan, M., Ceresnak, S. R., & Wang, P. J. (2018). Year in Review in Cardiac Electrophysiology. Circulation. Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology, 11(7), e006648.

Karunakaran, D. (2018, July). Beyond cholesterol homeostasis: A novel role for PDZK1 in macrophage apoptosis and atherosclerosis. Atherosclerosis. Ireland.

Li, W., West, C., McGhie, J., van den Bosch, A. E., Babu-Narayan, S. V, Meijboom, F., Mongeon, F.-P., Khairy, P., Kimball, T. R., Beauchesne, L. M., Ammash, N. M., Veldtman, G. R., Oechslin, E., Gatzoulis, M. A., & Webb, G. (2018). Consensus recommendations for echocardiography in adults with congenital heart defects from the International Society of Adult Congenital Heart Disease (ISACHD). International Journal of Cardiology.

Lipinski, M., Eagles, D., Fischer, L. M., Mielniczuk, L., & Stiell, I. G. (2018). Heart failure and palliative care in the emergency department. Emergency Medicine Journal : EMJ.

Najjar, F., Ahmad, M., Lagace, D., & Leenen, F. H. H. (2018). Sex Differences in Depression-Like Behavior and Neuroinflammation in Rats Post MI: Role of Estrogens. American Journal of Physiology. Heart and Circulatory Physiology.

Nery, P. B., Al Dawood, W., Nair, G. M., Redpath, C. J., Sadek, M. M., Chen, L., Green, M. S., Wells, G., & Birnie, D. H. (2018). Characterization of Low-Voltage Areas in Patients With Atrial Fibrillation: Insights From High-Density Intracardiac Mapping. Canadian Journal of Cardiology, 34(8), 1033-1040.

Pipe, A. (2018). Cardiovascular disease prevention: challenges remain; opportunities grow. Current Opinion in Cardiology.

Raggi, P., Genest, J., Giles, J. T., Rayner, K. J., Dwivedi, G., Beanlands, R. S., & Gupta, M. (2018). Role of inflammation in the pathogenesis of atherosclerosis and therapeutic interventions. Atherosclerosis, 276, 98-108.

Reed, J. L., & Prince, S. A. (2018). Women’s heart health: a focus on nurses’ physical activity and sedentary behaviour. Current Opinion in Cardiology.

Selvarajah, A., Bennamoun, M., Playford, D., Chow, B. J. W., & Dwivedi, G. (2018). Application of Artificial Intelligence in Coronary Computed Tomography Angiography. Current Cardiovascular Imaging Reports, 11(6).

Sun, L. Y., Tu, J. V, Coutinho, T., Turek, M., Rubens, F. D., McDonnell, L., Tulloch, H., Eddeen, A. B., & Mielniczuk, L. M. (2018). Sex differences in outcomes of heart failure in an ambulatory, population-based cohort from 2009 to 2013. CMAJ : Canadian Medical Association Journal = Journal de l’Association Médicale Canadienne, 190(28), E848-E854.

Tam, D. Y., Vo, T. X., Wijeysundera, H. C., Dvir, D., Friedrich, J. O., & Fremes, S. E. (2018). Transcatheter valve-in-valve versus redo surgical aortic valve replacement for the treatment of degenerated bioprosthetic aortic valve: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions : Official Journal of the Society for Cardiac Angiography & Interventions.

Toma, M., & Birnie, D. (2018). Heart Transplantation for End-Stage Cardiac Sarcoidosis: Increasingly Used With Excellent Results. Canadian Journal of Cardiology, 34(8), 956-958.

Tran, D. T. T., Tu, J. V, Dupuis, J.-Y., Bader Eddeen, A., & Sun, L. Y. (2018). Association of Frailty and Long-Term Survival in Patients Undergoing Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting. Journal of the American Heart Association, 7(15).

Tulloch, H. E., & Greenman, P. S. (2018). In sickness and in health: relationship quality and cardiovascular risk and management. Current Opinion in Cardiology.

Wang, T., Wu, K. Y., Miner, R. C., Renaud, J. M., Beanlands, R. S. B., & deKemp, R. A. (2018). Reproducible quantification of cardiac sympathetic innervation using graphical modeling of carbon-11-meta-hydroxyephedrine kinetics with dynamic PET-CT imaging. EJNMMI Research, 8(1), 63.

Watkins, A. C., Devireddy, C. M., Al-Atassi, T., Simone, A. E., Forcillo, J., & Thourani, V. H. (2018). Transcaval Valve-in-Valve-in-Valve Aortic Valve Replacement for Bioprosthetic Valve Degeneration. Innovations: Technology and Techniques in Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, 13(2), 132-135.

Wells, R. G. (2018, July). Dose reduction is good but it is image quality that matters. Journal of Nuclear Cardiology : Official Publication of the American Society of Nuclear Cardiology. United States.

Wiefels, C., Erthal, F., deKemp, R. A., Chong, A. Y., Mielniczuk, L. M., Mesquita, C. T., Beanlands, R. S. B., & Promislow, S. (2018). Radionuclide Imaging in Decision-Making for Coronary Revascularization in Stable Ischemic Heart Disease. Current Cardiovascular Imaging Reports, 11(8).

June

Alqarawi, W., Birnie, D. H., Spence, S., Ramirez, F. D., Redpath, C. J., Lemery, R., Nair, G. M., Nery, P. B., Davis, D. R., Green, M. S., Beauchesne, L., Chan, K., Ascah, K., Burwash, I., & Sadek, M. M. (2018). Prevalence of left atrial appendage thrombus detected by transoesophageal echocardiography before catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation in patients anticoagulated with non-vitamin K antagonist oral anticoagulants. Europace : European Pacing, Arrhythmias, and Cardiac Electrophysiology : Journal  of the Working Groups on Cardiac Pacing, Arrhythmias, and Cardiac Cellular Electrophysiology of the European Society of Cardiology.

Antoun, G., Nikpay, M., McPherson, R., Harper, M.-E., & Dent, R. (2018). Is Type 2 Diabetes in Adults Associated With Impaired Capacity for Weight Loss? Canadian Journal of Diabetes, 42(3), 313-316.e1.

Boileve, V., Dreyfus, J., Attias, D., Scheuble, A., Codogno, I., Brochet, E., Vahanian, A., & Messika-Zeitoun, D. (2018). Predictors of mitral annulus enlargement? A real-time three-dimensional transesophageal study. International Journal of Cardiology.

Bruneau, B. G., & De Bold, A. J. (1994). Selective changes in natriuretic peptide and early response gene expression in isolated rat atria following stimulation by stretch or endothelin-1. Cardiovascular Research, 28(10), 1519-1525.

Coutinho, T., Lamai, O., & Nerenberg, K. (2018). Hypertensive Disorders of Pregnancy and Cardiovascular Diseases: Current Knowledge and Future Directions. Current Treatment Options in Cardiovascular Medicine, 20(7), 56.

Coutinho, T., Mielniczuk, L. M., Srivaratharajah, K., deKemp, R., Wells, G. A., & Beanlands, R. S. (2018). Coronary artery microvascular dysfunction: Role of sex and arterial load. International Journal of Cardiology.

Couture, E. L., & Huynh, T. (2018, June). Drip-and-Ship vs Watchful Waiting: What Should Be the Optimal Approach after Fibrinolytic Therapy for Myocardial Infarction with ST-Segment Elevation? The Canadian Journal of Cardiology. England.

Dallard, J., Labrosse, M. R., Sohmer, B., Beller, C. J., & Boodhwani, M. (2018). Investigation of raphe function in the bicuspid aortic valve and its influence on clinical criteria - A patient-specific finite-element study. International Journal for Numerical Methods in Biomedical Engineering, e3117.

Dang, T., Suchy, M., Truong, Y. J., Oakden, W., Lam, W. W., Lazurko, C., Facey, G., Stanisz, G. J., & Shuhendler, A. J. (2018). Hydrazo-CEST: Hydrazone-Dependent Chemical Exchange Saturation Transfer Magnetic Resonance Imaging Contrast Agents. Chemistry (Weinheim an Der Bergstrasse, Germany), 24(36), 9148-9156.

Girvalaki, C., Papadakis, S., Vardavas, C., Pipe, A. L., Petridou, E., Tsiligianni, I., & Lionis, C. (2018). Training General Practitioners in Evidence-Based Tobacco Treatment: An Evaluation of the Tobacco Treatment Training Network in Crete (TiTAN-Crete) Intervention. Health Education & Behavior : The Official Publication of the Society for Public  Health Education, 1090198118775481.

Guo, M. H., Rodriguez, M. L., & Ruel, M. (2018). Minimally invasive cardiac surgery coronary artery bypass grafting (MICS CABG): a review of technique and literature. Indian Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, 34, 86-93.

Juneau, D., Ruddy, T. D., Beanlands, R. S. B., & deKemp, R. A. (2018). False-positive (13)N-ammonia positron emission tomography perfusion scan caused by misalignment of adjacent lung activity during attenuation correction. Journal of Nuclear Cardiology : Official Publication of the American Society of Nuclear Cardiology, 25(3), 1056-1058.

Jung, R. G., Motazedian, P., Ramirez, F. D., Simard, T., Di Santo, P., Visintini, S., Faraz, M. A., Labinaz, A., Jung, Y., & Hibbert, B. (2018). Association between plasminogen activator inhibitor-1 and cardiovascular events: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Thrombosis Journal, 16(1).

Klein, R., Ocneanu, A., Renaud, J. M., Ziadi, M. C., Beanlands, R. S. B., & deKemp, R. A. (2018). Consistent tracer administration profile improves test-retest repeatability of myocardial blood flow quantification with (82)Rb dynamic PET imaging. Journal of Nuclear Cardiology : Official Publication of the American Society of Nuclear Cardiology, 25(3), 929-941.

Li, V. W., Lam, J., Heise, P., Reid, R. D., & Mullen, K. A. (2018). Implementation of a Pharmacist-Led Inpatient Tobacco Cessation Intervention in a  Rehabilitation Hospital: A Before-and-After Pilot Study. The Canadian Journal of Hospital Pharmacy, 71(3), 180-186.

Massalha, S., Clarkin, O., Thornhill, R., Wells, G., & Chow, B. J. W. (2018). Decision Support Tools, Systems, and Artificial Intelligence in Cardiac Imaging. Canadian Journal of Cardiology, 34(7), 827-838.

McIsaac, D. I., McDonald, B., Wong, C. A., & van Walraven, C. (2018). Long-term survival and resource use in critically ill cardiac surgery patients: a population-based study. Canadian Journal of Anaesthesia = Journal Canadien D’anesthesie.

Mesana, T., Rodger, N., & Sherrard, H. (2018). Heart Teams: A New Paradigm in Health Care. Canadian Journal of Cardiology, 34(7), 815-818.

Nawaytou, O., Mastrobuoni, S., de Kerchove, L., Baert, J., Boodhwani, M., & El Khoury, G. (2018). Deep circumferential annuloplasty as an adjunct to repair regurgitant bicuspid aortic valves with a dilated annulus. Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery.

Papadakis, S., Girvalaki, C., Vardavas, C., Pipe, A. L., Cole, A., Tsiligianni, I., Petridou, E., & Lionis, C. (2018). Factors associated with rates of tobacco treatment delivery by General Practitioners in Greece: Missed opportunities for prevention? Tobacco Induced Diseases, 16(May).

Ramirez, F. D., & Hibbert, B. (2018, June). Letter by Ramirez and Hibbert Regarding Article, “Consideration of Sex Differences in Design and Reporting of Experimental Arterial Pathology Studies: A Statement From the Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology Council”. Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology. United States.

Ribeiro, I. B., & Ruel, M. (2018). Valvectomy versus Replacement for the Surgical Treatment of Tricuspid Endocarditis (Commentary). The Annals of Thoracic Surgery.

Slomka, P. J., Betancur, J., Liang, J. X., Otaki, Y., Hu, L.-H., Sharir, T., Dorbala, S., Di Carli, M., Fish, M. B., Ruddy, T. D., Bateman, T. M., Einstein, A. J., Kaufmann, P. A., Miller, E. J., Sinusas, A. J., Azadani, P. N., Gransar, H., Tamarappoo, B. K., Dey, D., Berman, D. S., & Germano, G. (2018). Rationale and design of the REgistry of Fast Myocardial Perfusion Imaging with NExt generation SPECT (REFINE SPECT). Journal of Nuclear Cardiology : Official Publication of the American Society of Nuclear Cardiology.

Small, G. R., & Ruddy, T. D. (2018, June). Are there any guarantees with the warranty period for normal stress SPECT myocardial perfusion imaging? Journal of Nuclear Cardiology : Official Publication of the American Society of Nuclear Cardiology. United States.

Sun, L. Y., Chung, A. M., Farkouh, M. E., van Diepen, S., Weinberger, J., Bourke, M., & Ruel, M. (2018). Defining an Intraoperative Hypotension Threshold in Association with Stroke in Cardiac Surgery. Anesthesiology.

Sun, L. Y., Tu, J. V, Bader Eddeen, A., & Liu, P. P. (2018). Prevalence and Long-Term Survival After Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting in Women  and Men With Heart Failure and Preserved Versus Reduced Ejection Fraction. Journal of the American Heart Association, 7(12).

Trofor, A. C., Papadakis, S., Lotrean, L., Buculei- Porosnicu, I., Vyzikidou, V. K., Evangelopoulou, V., Vardavas, C., & Behrakis, P. (2018). Tobacco Treatment Guideline for High Risk Groups: A pilot study in patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. Tobacco Induced Diseases, 16(April).

Trofor, A. C., Papadakis, S., Vardavas, C. I., Lotrean, L. M., Gavrilescu, C.-M., Evangelopoulou, V., Peleki, T., Trofor, L., & Behrakis, P. K. (2018). Impact of the Tobacco Treatment Guidelines for High Risk Groups (TOB.g): A pilot study among physicians specializing in CVD, Diabetes and COPD. TOBACCO PREVENTION & CESSATION, 4.

Yadav, K., Suh, K. N., Eagles, D., MacIsaac, J., Ritchie, D., Bernick, J., Thiruganasambandamoorthy, V., Wells, G., & Stiell, I. G. (2018). Predictors of Oral Antibiotic Treatment Failure for Nonpurulent Skin and Soft Tissue Infections in the Emergency Department. Academic Emergency Medicine : Official Journal of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine.

May

Ayoub, C., Kritharides, L., Yam, Y., Chen, L., Hossain, A., Achenbach, S., Al-Mallah, M. H., Andreini, D., Berman, D. S., Budoff, M. J., Cademartiri, F., Callister, T. Q., Chang, H.-J., Chinnaiyan, K., Cury, R. C., Delago, A., Dunning, A., Feuchtner, G., Gomez, M., Gransar, H., Hadamitzky, M., Hausleiter, J., Hindoyan, N., Hossain, A., Kaufmann, P. A., Kim, Y-J., Kritharides, L., Leipsic, J., Maffei, E., Marques, H., Min, J.K., Pontone, G., Raff, G., Rubinshtein, R., Shaw, L.J., Villines, T. C., &  Yam, Y.  (2018). Prognostic value of age adjusted segment involvement score as measured by coronary computed tomography: a potential marker of vascular ageHeart and Vessels.           

Clyde, M., Pipe, A., Els, C., Reid, R., Fu, A., Clark, A., & Tulloch, H. (2018). Nicotine metabolite ratio and smoking outcomes using nicotine replacement therapy and varenicline among smokers with and without psychiatric illness. Journal of Psychopharmacology (Oxford, England), 269881118773532.    

Dorbala, S., Ananthasubramaniam, K., Armstrong, I. S., Chareonthaitawee, P., DePuey, E. G., Einstein, A. J., Gropler, R. J., Holly, T. A., Mahmarian, J. J., Park, M.-A., Polk, D. M., Russell, R. 3rd, Slomka, P. J., Thompson, R. C., & Wells, R. G. (2018). Single Photon Emission Computed Tomography (SPECT) Myocardial Perfusion Imaging Guidelines: Instrumentation, Acquisition, Processing, and InterpretationJournal of Nuclear Cardiology : Official Publication of the American Society of Nuclear Cardiology

Essebag, V., Joza, J., Nery, P. B., Doucette, S., Nault, I., Rivard, L., Gula, L., Deyell, M., Raymond, J.-M., Lane, C., & Sapp, J. L. (2018). Prognostic Value of Noninducibility on Outcomes of Ventricular Tachycardia Ablation: A VANISH Substudy. JACC: Clinical Electrophysiology.      

Freemantle, N., Ruel, M., Gaudino, M. F. L., & Pagano, D. (2018). On the pooling and subgrouping of data from percutaneous coronary intervention versus coronary artery bypass grafting trials: a call to circumspection. European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery : Official Journal of the European Association for Cardio-Thoracic Surgery53(5), 915-918.          

Gaudino, M., Bakaeen, F., Benedetto, U., Rahouma, M., Di Franco, A., Tam, D. Y., Iannaccone, M., Schwann, T. A., Habib, R., Ruel, M., Puskas, J. D., Sabik, J., Girardi, L. N., Taggart, D. P., & Fremes, S. E. (2018). Use Rate and Outcome in Bilateral Internal Thoracic Artery Grafting: Insights From a Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Journal of the American Heart Association7(11).    

Jaana, M., & Sherrard, H. (2018). Rural-Urban Comparison of Telehome Monitoring for Patients with Chronic Heart FailureTelemedicine Journal and E-Health : The Official Journal of the American Telemedicine Association.      

Kimmaliardjuk, D. M., Dennie, C., Dickie, S., Belanger, E. C., & Rubens, F. (2018). Acute Management of Infected Chronic Thromboembolic DiseaseThe Annals of Thoracic Surgery.           

Livock, H., Barnes, J. D., Pouliot, C., LeBlanc, A. G., Saunders, T. J., Tremblay, M. S., Prud’homme, D., & Chaput, J.-P. (2018). Watching television or listening to music while exercising failed to affect post-exercise food intake or energy expenditure in male adolescents. Appetite127, 266-273.    

Ngu, J. M. C., Guo, M. H., Glineur, D., Tran, D., & Rubens, F. D. (2018). Corrigendum to “The balance between short-term and long-term outcomes of bilateral internal thoracic artery skeletonization in coronary artery bypass surgery: a propensity-matched cohort study” [Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 2018; doi:10.1093/ejcts/ezy025]. European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery : Official Journal of the European Association for Cardio-Thoracic Surgery.

Parkash, R., Thibault, B., Philippon, F., Yee, R., Stephenson, E., Healey, J., Krahn, A., Exner, D., Simpson, C., Crystal, E., Nery, P., Essebag, V., Sterns, L., Tang, A., & Wells, G. (2018). Canadian Registry of Implantable Electronic Device Outcomes: Surveillance of High-Voltage Leads. Canadian Journal of Cardiology34(6), 808-811.           

Promislow, S. J., & Ruddy, T. D. (2018, May). The evolving landscape of nuclear imaging in cardiac amyloidosis. Journal of Nuclear Cardiology : Official Publication of the American Society of Nuclear Cardiology. United States.           

Reid, R. D., Aitken, D. A., Mullen, K.-A., McDonnell, L., Armstrong, A., Leblanc, A. G., Slovinec-D’Angelo, M., & Pipe, A. L. (2018). Automated telephone follow-up for smoking cessation in smokers with coronary heart disease: a randomized controlled trial. Nicotine & Tobacco Research : Official Journal of the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco

Taherzadeh, G., Reid, R. D., Prince, S. A., Blanchard, C. M., Chessex, C., Harris, J., Pipe, A. L., & Grace, S. L. (2018). Socio-ecological correlates of exercise at cardiac rehabilitation completion. American Journal of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation.

April

Ahumada, M., Bohne, C., Oake, J., & Alarcon, E. I. (2018). Protein capped nanosilver free radical oxidation: Role of biomolecule capping on nanoparticle colloidal stability and protein oxidation. Chemical Communications, 54(37), 4724-4727.

Alqarawi, W., Birnie, D. H., & Burwash, I. G. (2018). Mitral valve repair results in suppression of ventricular arrhythmias and normalization of repolarization abnormalities in mitral valve prolapse. HeartRhythm Case Reports, 4(5), 191-194.

Bami, K., Tewari, S., Guirguis, F., Garrard, L., Guo, A., Hossain, A., Ruddy, T. D., Beanlands, R. S. B., DeKemp, R. A., Chow, B. J. W., & Dwivedi, G. (2018). Prognostic utility of splenic response ratio in dipyridamole PET myocardial perfusion imaging. Journal of Nuclear Cardiology : Official Publication of the American Society of Nuclear Cardiology.

Benowitz, N. L., Pipe, A., West, R., Hays, J. T., Tonstad, S., McRae, T., Lawrence, D., St Aubin, L., & Anthenelli, R. M. (2018). Cardiovascular Safety of Varenicline, Bupropion, and Nicotine Patch in Smokers: A Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA Internal Medicine.

Cairney, J., Chirico, D., Li, Y.-C., Bremer, E., & Graham, J. D. (2018). Are Canadian-born major league baseball players more likely to bat left-handed? A partial test of the hockey-influence on batting hypothesis. PLoS ONE, 13(5).

Chaput, J.-P., Tremblay, M. S., Katzmarzyk, P. T., Fogelholm, M., Mikkila, V., Hu, G., Lambert, E. V, Maher, C., Maia, J., Olds, T., Onywera, V., Sarmiento, O. L., Standage, M., Tudor-Locke, C., & LeBlanc, A. G. (2018). Outdoor time and dietary patterns in children around the world. Journal of Public Health (Oxford, England).

Chong, A.-Y., Lo, T., George, S., Ratib, K., Mamas, M., & Nolan, J. (2018). The effect of pre-procedure sublingual nitroglycerin on radial artery diameter and Allen’s test outcome - Relevance to transradial catheterization. Cardiovascular Revascularization Medicine, 19(2), 163-167.

Coyle, K., Coyle, D., Nault, I., Parkash, R., Healey, J. S., Gray, C. J., Gardner, M. J., Sterns, L. D., Essebag, V., Hruczkowski, T., Blier, L., Wells, G. A., Tang, A. S. L., Stevenson, W. G., & Sapp, J. L. (2018). Cost Effectiveness of Ventricular Tachycardia Ablation Versus Escalation of Antiarrhythmic Drug Therapy: The VANISH Trial. JACC: Clinical Electrophysiology.

Di Santo, P., Harnett, D. T., Simard, T., Ramirez, F. D., Pourdjabbar, A., Yousef, A., Moreland, R., Bernick, J., Wells, G., Dick, A., Le May, M., Labinaz, M., So, D., Motazedian, P., Jung, R. G., Chandrasekhar, J., Mehran, R., Chong, A.-Y., & Hibbert, B. (2018). Photoplethysmography using a smartphone application for assessment of ulnar artery patency: a randomized clinical trial. CMAJ : Canadian Medical Association Journal = Journal de l’Association Médicale Canadienne, 190(13), E380-E388.

Dreyfus, J., Ghalem, N., Garbarz, E., Cimadevilla, C., Nataf, P., Vahanian, A., Caranhac, G., & Messika-Zeitoun, D. (2018). Timing of Referral of Patients With Severe Isolated Tricuspid Valve Regurgitation to Surgeons (from a French Nationwide Database). The American Journal of Cardiology.

Elliott, J., McCoy, B., Clifford, T., Wells, G. A., & Coyle, D. (2018). Economic Evaluation of Stiripentol for Dravet Syndrome: A Cost-Utility Analysis. PharmacoEconomics.

Emdin, C. A., Khera, A. V, Chaffin, M., Klarin, D., Natarajan, P., Aragam, K., Haas, M., Bick, A., Zekavat, S. M., Nomura, A., Ardissino, D., Wilson, J. G., Schunkert, H., McPherson, R., Watkins, H., Elosua, R., Bown, M. J., Samani, N. J., Baber, U., Erdmann, J., Gupta, N., Danesh, J., Chasman, D., Ridker, P., Denny, J., Bastarache, L., Lichtman, J. H., D’Onofrio, G., Mattera, J., Spertus, J. A., Sheu, W. H.-H., Taylor, K. D., Psaty, B. M., Rich, S. S., Post, W., Rotter, J. I., Chen, Y.-D. I., Krumholz, H., Saleheen, D., Gabriel, S., & Kathiresan, S. (2018). Analysis of predicted loss-of-function variants in UK Biobank identifies variants protective for disease. Nature Communications, 9(1), 1613.

Erthal, F., Inacio, J. R., Hazra, S., Chan, V., & Chow, B. J. W. (2018). Cardiac Computed Tomography: Before and after Cardiac Surgery. Journal of Thoracic Imaging, 33(3), 156-167.

Fortier, J. H., Ferrari, G., Glineur, D., Gaudino, M., Shaw, R. E., Ruel, M., & Grau, J. B. (2018). Implications of coronary artery bypass grafting and percutaneous coronary intervention on disease progression and the resulting changes to the physiology and pathology of the native coronary arteries. European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery : Official Journal of the European Association for Cardio-Thoracic Surgery.

Gall, H., Vachiéry, J.-L., Tanabe, N., Halank, M., Orozco-Levi, M., Mielniczuk, L., Chang, M. K., Vogtländer, K., & Grünig, E. (2018). Correction to: Real-World Switching to Riociguat: Management and Practicalities in Patients with PAH and CTEPH (Lung, (2018), 196, 3, (305-312), 10.1007/s00408-018-0100-3). Lung, 196(3), 313.

Goldfield, G. S., Kenny, G. P., Prud’homme, D., Holcik, M., Alberga, A. S., Fahnestock, M., Cameron, J. D., Doucette, S., Hadjiyannakis, S., Tulloch, H., Tremblay, M. S., Walsh, J., Guerin, E., Gunnell, K. E., D’Angiulli, A., & Sigal, R. J. (2018). Effects of aerobic training, resistance training, or both on brain-derived neurotrophic factor in adolescents with obesity: The hearty randomized controlled trial. Physiology & Behavior, 191, 138-145.

Hiremath, S., Akbari, A., Wells, G. A., & Chow, B. J. W. (2018). Are iso-osmolar, as compared to low-osmolar, contrast media cost-effective in patients undergoing cardiac catheterization? An economic analysis. International Urology and Nephrology.

Janson, K., LeBlanc, A. G., Vanderloo, L. M., & Antunes, E. (2018). Commentary - Moving forward: ParticipACTION’s strategic plan 2015-2020. Health Promotion and Chronic Disease Prevention in Canada : Research, Policy and Practice, 38(4), 187-189.

Kanda, P., Alarcon, E. I., Yeuchyk, T., Parent, S., de Kemp, R. A., Variola, F., Courtman, D., Stewart, D. J., & Davis, D. R. (2018). Deterministic Encapsulation of Human Cardiac Stem Cells in Variable Composition Nanoporous Gel Cocoons To Enhance Therapeutic Repair of Injured Myocardium. ACS Nano, 12(5), 4338-4350.

Malas, T., Al-Atassi, T., Brandys, T., Naik, V., Lapierre, H., & Lam, B.-K. (2018). Impact of visualization on simulation training for vascular anastomosis. The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, 155(4), 1686-1693.

Mathew, R., Green, M. S., & Nery, P. B. (2018). Swallowing-induced atrial tachycardia. CMAJ : Canadian Medical Association Journal = Journal de l’Association Médicale Canadienne, 190(16), E507-E509.

McDonald, H., Gawad, N., Raîche, I., & Rubens, F. D. (2018). Transition to Residency: The Successful Development and Implementation of a Nonclinical Elective in Perioperative Management. Journal of Surgical Education, 75(3), 628-638.

Mulvihill, E. E. (2018). Regulation of intestinal lipid and lipoprotein metabolism by the proglucagon-derived peptides glucagon like peptide 1 and glucagon like peptide 2. Current Opinion in Lipidology, 29(2), 95-103.

Murthy, V. L., Bateman, T. M., Beanlands, R. S., Berman, D. S., Borges-Neto, S., Chareonthaitawee, P., Cerqueira, M. D., DeKemp, R. A., DePuey, E. G., Dilsizian, V., Dorbala, S., Ficaro, E. P., Garcia, E. V, Gewirtz, H., Heller, G. V, Lewin, H. C., Malhotra, S., Mann, A., Ruddy, T. D., Schindler, T. H., Schwartz, R. G., Slomka, P. J., Soman, P., & Di Carli, M. F. (2018, April). Correction to: Clinical Quantification of Myocardial Blood Flow Using PET: Joint Position Paper of the SNMMI Cardiovascular Council and the ASNC. Journal of Nuclear Cardiology : Official Publication of the American Society of Nuclear Cardiology.

Nerenberg, K. A., Zarnke, K. B., Leung, A. A., Dasgupta, K., Butalia, S., McBrien, K., Harris, K. C., Nakhla, M., Cloutier, L., Gelfer, M., Lamarre-Cliche, M., Milot, A., Bolli, P., Tremblay, G., McLean, D., Padwal, R. S., Tran, K. C., Grover, S., Rabkin, S. W., Moe, G. W., Howlett, J. G., Lindsay, P., Hill, M. D., Sharma, M., Field, T., Wein, T. H., Shoamanesh, A., Dresser, G. K., Hamet, P., Herman, R. J., Burgess, E., Gryn, S. E., Grégoire, J. C., Lewanczuk, R., Poirier, L., Campbell, T. S., Feldman, R. D., Lavoie, K. L., Tsuyuki, R. T., Honos, G., Prebtani, A. P. H., Kline, G., Schiffrin, E. L., Don-Wauchope, A., Tobe, S. W., Gilbert, R. E., Leiter, L. A., Jones, C., Woo, V., Hegele, R. A., Selby, P., Pipe, A., McFarlane, P. A., Oh, P., Gupta, M., Bacon, S. L., Kaczorowski, J., Trudeau, L., Campbell, N. R. C., Hiremath, S., Roerecke, M., Arcand, J., Ruzicka, M., Prasad, G. V. R., Vallée, M., Edwards, C., Sivapalan, P., Penner, S. B., Fournier, A., Benoit, G., Feber, J., Dionne, J., Magee, L. A., Logan, A. G., Côté, A.-M., Rey, E., Firoz, T., Kuyper, L. M., Gabor, J. Y., Townsend, R. R., Rabi, D. M., & Daskalopoulou, S. S. (2018). Hypertension Canada’s 2018 Guidelines for Diagnosis, Risk Assessment, Prevention, and Treatment of Hypertension in Adults and Children. Canadian Journal of Cardiology, 34(5), 506-525.

Ngu, J. M. C., & Rubens, F. D. (2018). Desperate times call for desperate measuring. The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery.

Ngu, J. M. C., Rubens, F. D., & Burwash, I. G. (2018). Six of one is not half a dozen of the other. European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery : Official Journal of the European Association for Cardio-Thoracic Surgery. https://doi.org/10.1093/ejcts/ezy144

Nikpay, M., Turner, A. W., & McPherson, R. (2018). Partitioning the Pleiotropy Between Coronary Artery Disease and Body Mass Index Reveals the Importance of Low Frequency Variants and Central Nervous System-Specific Functional Elements. Circulation. Genomic and Precision Medicine, 11(2), e002050.

Rubens, F. D. (2018). Life imitates art far more than art imitates life-Oscar Wilde, “The Decay of Lying.” Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery.

Russo, J. J., Di Santo, P., Simard, T., James, T. E., Hibbert, B., Couture, E., Marbach, J., Osborne, C., Ramirez, F. D., Wells, G. A., Labinaz, M., & Le May, M. R. (2018). Optimal Mean Arterial Pressure in Comatose Survivors of Out-of-hospital Cardiac Arrest: An Analysis of Area Below Blood Pressure Thresholds. Resuscitation.

Ruzicka, M., McCormick, B., Magner, P., Ramsay, T., Edwards, C., Bugeja, A., & Hiremath, S. (2018). Thiazide diuretic-caused hyponatremia in the elderly hypertensive: will a bottle of Nepro a day keep hyponatremia and the doctor away? Study protocol for a proof-of-concept feasibility trial. Pilot and Feasibility Studies, 4, 71.

Stieb, D. M., Shutt, R., Kauri, L. M., Roth, G., Szyszkowicz, M., Dobbin, N. A., Chen, L., Rigden, M., Van Ryswyk, K., Kulka, R., Jovic, B., Mulholland, M., Green, M. S., Liu, L., Pelletier, G., Weichenthal, S. A., & Dales, R. E. (2018). Cardiorespiratory Effects of Air Pollution in a Panel Study of Winter Outdoor Physical Activity in Older Adults. Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine.

Wang, J., Sun, W., Wells, G. A., Li, Z., Li, T., Wu, J., Zhang, Y., Liu, Y., Li, L., Yu, Y., Liu, Y., Qi, C., Lu, Y., Liu, N., Yan, Y., Liu, L., Hui, G., & Liu, B. (2018). Differences in prevalence of hypertension and associated risk factors in urban and rural residents of the northeastern region of the People’s Republic of China: A cross-sectional study. PloS One, 13(4), e0195340.

Wong, S., Montoya, L., & Quinlan, B. (2018). Transitional care post TAVI: A pilot initiative focused on bridging gaps and improving outcomes. Geriatric Nursing (New York, N.Y.).

Yousef, A., Hibbert, B., Feder, J., Bernick, J., Russo, J., MacDonald, Z., Glover, C., Dick, A., Boodhwani, M., Lam, B.-K., Ruel, M., Labinaz, M., & Burwash, I. G. (2018). A novel echocardiographic hemodynamic index for predicting outcome of aortic stenosis patients following transcatheter aortic valve replacement. PloS One, 13(4), e0195641.

March

Benedetto, U., Gaudino, M., Di Franco, A., Caputo, M., Ohmes, L. B., Grau, J., Glineur, D., Girardi, L. N., & Angelini, G. D. (2018). Incomplete revascularization and long-term survival after coronary artery bypass surgery. International Journal of Cardiology, 254, 59-63.

Betancur, J., Commandeur, F., Motlagh, M., Sharir, T., Einstein, A. J., Bokhari, S., Fish, M. B., Ruddy, T. D., Kaufmann, P., Sinusas, A. J., Miller, E. J., Bateman, T. M., Dorbala, S., Di Carli, M., Germano, G., Otaki, Y., Tamarappoo, B. K., Dey, D., Berman, D. S., & Slomka, P. J. (2018). Deep Learning for Prediction of Obstructive Disease from Fast Myocardial Perfusion SPECT: A Multicenter Study. JACC. Cardiovascular Imaging.

Chih, S., Chong, A. Y., Erthal, F., deKemp, R. A., Davies, R. A., Stadnick, E., So, D. Y., Overgaard, C., Wells, G., Mielniczuk, L. M., & Beanlands, R. S. B. (2018). PET Assessment of Epicardial Intimal Disease and Microvascular Dysfunction in Cardiac Allograft Vasculopathy. Journal of the American College of Cardiology, 71(13), 1444-1456.

Cuddy-Walsh, S. G., & Glenn Wells, R. (2018). Patient-specific estimation of spatially-variant image noise for a pinhole cardiac SPECT camera. Medical Physics.

Drudi, L. M., Ades, M., Turkdogan, S., Huynh, C., Lauck, S., Webb, J. G., Piazza, N., Martucci, G., Langlois, Y., Perrault, L. P., Asgar, A. W., Labinaz, M., Lamy, A., Noiseux, N., Peterson, M. D., Arora, R. C., Lindman, B. R., Bendayan, M., Mancini, R., Trnkus, A., Kim, D. H., Popma, J. J., & Afilalo, J. (2018). Association of Depression With Mortality in Older Adults Undergoing Transcatheter or Surgical Aortic Valve Replacement. JAMA Cardiology.

Gharibeh, L., Komati, H., Bosse, Y., Boodhwani, M., Heydarpour, M., Fortier, M., Hassandazeh, R., Ngu, J., Mathieu, P., Body, S., & Nemer, M. (2018). GATA6 Regulates Aortic Valve Remodeling and its Haploinsufficiency Leads to RL-Type Bicuspid Aortic Valve. Circulation.

Ghosh-Swaby, O. R., Tan, M., Bagai, A., Yan, A. T., Goodman, S. G., Mehta, S. R., Fisher, H. N., Cohen, E. A., Huynh, T., Cantor, W. J., Le May, M. R., Dery, J.-P., Welsh, R. C., & Udell, J. A. (2018). Marital status and outcomes after myocardial infarction: Observations from the Canadian Observational Antiplatelet Study (COAPT). Clinical Cardiology, 41(3),

Jones, S. M., Mann, A., Conrad, K., Saum, K., Hall, D. E., McKinney, L. M., Robbins, N., Thompson, J., Peairs, A. D., Camerer, E., Rayner, K. J., Tranter, M., Mackman, N., & Owens, A. P. 3rd. (2018). PAR2 (Protease-Activated Receptor 2) Deficiency Attenuates Atherosclerosis in Mice. Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology.

Kulik, A., Abreu, A. M., Boronat, V., Kouchoukos, N. T., & Ruel, M. (2018). Impact of ticagrelor versus aspirin on graft patency after CABG: Rationale and design of the TARGET (ticagrelor antiplatelet therapy to reduce graft events and thrombosis) randomized controlled trial (NCT02053909). Contemporary Clinical Trials, 68, 45-51.

Lewis, K. B., Birnie, D., Carroll, S. L., Clark, L., Kelly, F., Gibson, P., Rockburn, L., Rockburn, L., & Stacey, D. (2018). User-centered Development of a Decision Aid for Patients Facing Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillator Replacement: A Mixed-Methods Study. The Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing.

Mehta, S. R., Bainey, K. R., Cantor, W. J., Lordkipanidze, M., Marquis-Gravel, G., Robinson, S. D., Sibbald, M., So, D. Y., Wong, G. C., Abunassar, J. G., Ackman, M. L., Bell, A. D., Cartier, R., Douketis, J. D., Lawler, P. R., McMurtry, M. S., Udell, J. A., van Diepen, S., Verma, S., Mancini, G. B. J., Cairns, J. A., & Tanguay, J.-F. (2018). 2018 Canadian Cardiovascular Society/Canadian Association of Interventional Cardiology Focused Update of the Guidelines for the Use of Antiplatelet Therapy. The Canadian Journal of Cardiology, 34(3), 214-233.

Prince, S. A., McDonnell, L. A., Turek, M. A., Visintini, S., Nahwegahbow, A., Kandasamy, S., Sun, L. Y., & Coutinho, T. (2018). The State of Affairs for Cardiovascular Health Research in Indigenous Women in Canada: A Scoping Review. Canadian Journal of Cardiology, 34(4), 437-449.

Provencher, S., Archer, S. L., Ramirez, F. D., Hibbert, B., Paulin, R., Boucherat, O., Lacasse, Y., & Bonnet, S. (2018). Standards and Methodological Rigor in Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension Preclinical and Translational Research. Circulation Research, 122(7), 1021-1032.

Reed, J. L. (2018, March). Is it time to update standard cardiac rehabilitation programming? The evidence suggests we must go above and beyond. International Journal of Cardiology. Netherlands

Reed, J. L., Cole, C. A., Ziss, M. C., Tulloch, H. E., Brunet, J., Sherrard, H., Reid, R. D., & Pipe, A. L. (2018). The Impact of Web-Based Feedback on Physical Activity and Cardiovascular Health of Nurses Working in a Cardiovascular Setting: A Randomized Trial. Frontiers in Physiology, 9, 142.

Reid, R. D., Malcolm, J., Wooding, E., Geertsma, A., Aitken, D., Arbeau, D., Blanchard, C., Gagnier, J.-A., Gupta, A., Mullen, K.-A., Oh, P., Papadakis, S., Tulloch, H., LeBlanc, A. G., Wells, G. A., & Pipe, A. L. (2018). Prospective, Cluster-Randomized Trial to Implement the Ottawa Model for Smoking Cessation in Diabetes Education Programs in Ontario, Canada. Diabetes Care, 41(3), 406-412.

Reid, R. D., Mullen, K.-A., & Pipe, A. L. (2018). Tackling smoking cessation systematically among inpatients with heart disease. CMAJ : Canadian Medical Association Journal = Journal de l’Association Médicale Canadienne, 190(12), E345-E346.

Renaud, J. M., Wu, K. Y., Gardner, K., Aung, M., Beanlands, R. S. B., & deKemp, R. A. (2018). Saline-push improves rubidium-82 PET image quality. Journal of Nuclear Cardiology : Official Publication of the American Society of Nuclear Cardiology.

Reunov, A., Reunov, A., Pimenova, E., Reunova, Y., Menchinskaiya, E., Lapshina, L., & Aminin, D. (2018). The study of the calpain and caspase-1 expression in ultrastructural dynamics of  Ehrlich ascites carcinoma necrosis. Gene.

Sadek, M. M., Chaugai, V., Cleland, M. J., Zakutney, T. J., Birnie, D. H., & Ramirez, F. D. (2018). Association between transthoracic impedance and electrical cardioversion success  with biphasic defibrillators: an analysis of 1,055 shocks for atrial fibrillation and flutter. Clinical Cardiology.

Silva-Weiss, A., Quilaqueo, M., Venegas, O., Ahumada, M., Silva, W., Osorio, F., & Giménez, B. (2018). Design of dipalmitoyl lecithin liposomes loaded with quercetin and rutin and their release kinetics from carboxymethyl cellulose edible films. Journal of Food Engineering, 224, 165-173.

Verma, A., Ha, A. C. T., Kirchhof, P., Hindricks, G., Healey, J. S., Hill, M. D., Sharma, M., Wyse, D. G., Champagne, J., Essebag, V., Wells, G., Gupta, D., Heidbuchel, H., Sanders, P., & Birnie, D. H. (2018). The Optimal Anti-Coagulation for Enhanced-Risk Patients Post-Catheter Ablation for Atrial Fibrillation (OCEAN) trial. American Heart Journal, 197, 124-132.

Vigneault, P., Naud, P., Qi, X., Xiao, J., Villeneuve, L., Davis, D. R., & Nattel, S. (2018). Calcium-dependent potassium channels control proliferation of cardiac progenitor  cells and bone marrow-derived mesenchymal stem cells. The Journal of Physiology.

Weldrick, J. J., Abdul-Ghani, M., Megeney, L. A., & Burgon, P. G. (2018). A rapid and efficient method for the isolation of postnatal murine cardiac myocyte and fibroblast cells. Canadian Journal of Physiology and Pharmacology.

Westerterp, M., Fotakis, P., Ouimet, M., Bochem, A. E., Zhang, H., Molusky, M. M., Wang, W., Abramowicz, S., la Bastide-van Gemert, S., Wang, N., Welch, C. L., Reilly, M. P., Stroes, E. S., Moore, K. J., & Tall, A. R. (2018). Cholesterol Efflux Pathways Suppress Inflammasome Activation, NETosis and Atherogenesis. Circulation.

February

Almufleh, A., Mielniczuk, L. M., Zinoviev, R., Moeller, A., Davies, R. A., Stadnick, E., Chan, V., & Chih, S. (2018). Profound Vasoplegia During Sacubitril/Valsartan Treatment After Heart Transplantation. The Canadian Journal of Cardiology, 34(3), 343.e5-343.e7.

Alzahrani, A., & Ruddy, T. D. (2018, February). Stress myocardial perfusion imaging in the elderly. Journal of Nuclear Cardiology : Official Publication of the American Society of Nuclear Cardiology. United States.

Annabi, M.-S., Touboul, E., Dahou, A., Burwash, I. G., Bergler-Klein, J., Enriquez-Sarano, M., Orwat, S., Baumgartner, H., Mascherbauer, J., Mundigler, G., Cavalcante, J. L., Larose, E., Pibarot, P., & Clavel, M.-A. (2018). Dobutamine Stress Echocardiography for Management of Low-Flow, Low-Gradient Aortic Stenosis. Journal of the American College of Cardiology, 71(5), 475-485.

Boczar, K. E., & Coutinho, T. (2018). Sex Considerations in Aneurysm Formation, Progression, and Outcomes. Canadian Journal of Cardiology, 34(4), 362-370.

Clarizia, N. A., & Ruel, M. (2018). Invited Commentary. The Annals of Thoracic Surgery, 105(3), 777-778.

Cruz, S. A., Qin, Z., Stewart, A. F. R., & Chen, H.-H. (2018). Dabrafenib, an inhibitor of RIP3 kinase-dependent necroptosis, reduces ischemic brain injury. Neural Regeneration Research, 13(2), 252-256.

Fayad, A., Shillcutt, S., Meineri, M., Ruddy, T. D., & Ansari, M. T. (2018). Comparative Effectiveness and Harms of Intraoperative Transesophageal Echocardiography in Noncardiac Surgery: A Systematic Review. Seminars in Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia, 1089253218756756.

Gall, H., Vachiery, J.-L., Tanabe, N., Halank, M., Orozco-Levi, M., Mielniczuk, L., Chang, M., Vogtlander, K., & Grunig, E. (2018). Real-World Switching to Riociguat: Management and Practicalities in Patients with PAH and CTEPH. Lung.

Garuba, H. A., Erthal, F., Stadnick, E., Alzahrani, A., Chow, B., deKemp, R., & Beanlands, R. S. (2018). Optimizing Risk Stratification and Noninvasive Diagnosis of Ischemic Heart Disease in Women. Canadian Journal of Cardiology, 34(4), 400-412.

Gula, L. J., Doucette, S., Leong-Sit, P., Tang, A. S. L., Parkash, R., Sarrazin, J.-F., Thibault, B., Essebag, V., Tung, S. K., Deyell, M. W., Raymond, J.-M., Lane, C., Nery, P. B., Veenhuyzen, G. D., Redfearn, D. P., Healey, J. S., Roux, J.-F., Giddens, K., & Sapp, J. L. (2018). Quality of life with ablation or medical therapy for ventricular arrhythmias: A substudy of VANISH. Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology.

Hessian, R., Jabagi, H., Ngu, J. M. C., & Rubens, F. D. (2018). Coronary Surgery in Women and the Challenges we Face. The Canadian Journal of Cardiology, 34(4), 413-421.

Hiremath, S., Kayibanda, J. F., Chow, B. J. W., Fergusson, D., Knoll, G. A., Shabana, W., Lahey, B., McBride, O., Davis, A., & Akbari, A. (2018). Drug discontinuation before contrast procedures and the effect on acute kidney injury and other clinical outcomes: a systematic review protocol. Systematic Reviews, 7(1), 34

Juneau, D., Inacio, J. R., Dwivedi, G., & Dennie, C. (2018). Cardiac involvement in rheumatoid arthritis mimicking sarcoidosis on FDG PET-CT and MR imaging. Journal of Nuclear Cardiology : Official Publication of the American Society of Nuclear Cardiology, 25(1), 348-350.

Jung, R. G., Simard, T., Labinaz, A., Ramirez, F. D., Di Santo, P., Motazedian, P., Rochman, R., Gaudet, C., Faraz, M. A., Beanlands, R. S. B., & Hibbert, B. (2018). Role of plasminogen activator inhibitor-1 in coronary pathophysiology. Thrombosis Research, 164, 54-62.

Lazurko, C., Ahumada, M., Valenzuela-Henriquez, F., & Alarcon, E. I. (2018). NANoPoLC algorithm for correcting nanoparticle concentration by sample polydispersity. Nanoscale, 10(7), 3166-3170.

LeBlanc, A. G., & Chaput, J. P. (2018). RE: “The relationship between occupational standing and sitting and incident heart disease over a 12-year period in Ontario, Canada”. American Journal of Epidemiology, 187(2), 399-400.

Lu, A., Lei, H., Li, L., Lai, L., Liang, W., & Xu, S. (2018). Role of mitochondrial Ca(2+) uniporter in remifentanil-induced postoperative allodynia. The European Journal of Neuroscience, 47(4), 305-313.

Martineau, P., Pelletier-Galarneau, M., Juneau, D., Leung, E., Birnie, D., & Beanlands, R. S. B. (2018). Molecular Imaging of Cardiac Sarcoidosis. Current Cardiovascular Imaging Reports, 11(3).

Mulvihill, E. E. (2018). Dipeptidyl peptidase inhibitor therapy in type 2 diabetes: Control of the incretin axis and regulation of postprandial glucose and lipid metabolism. Peptides, 100, 158-164.

Ngu, J. M. C., Guo, M. H., Glineur, D., Tran, D., & Rubens, F. D. (2018). The balance between short-term and long-term outcomes of bilateral internal thoracic artery skeletonization in coronary artery bypass surgery: a propensity-matched cohort study. European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery : Official Journal of the European Association for Cardio-Thoracic Surgery.

Ohle, R., Anjum, O., Bleeker, H., Wells, G., & Perry, J. J. (2018). Variation in emergency department use of computed tomography for investigation of acute aortic dissection. Emergency Radiology.

Prince, S. A., Reid, R. D., Bernick, J., Clarke, A. E., & Reed, J. L. (2018). Single versus multi-item self-assessment of sedentary behaviour: A comparison with objectively measured sedentary time in nurses. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport.

Reed, J. L., Prince, S. A., Pipe, A. L., Attallah, S., Adamo, K. B., Tulloch, H. E., Manuel, D., Mullen, K.-A., Fodor, J. G., & Reid, R. D. (2018). Influence of the workplace on physical activity and cardiometabolic health: Results of the multi-centre cross-sectional Champlain Nurses’ study. International Journal of Nursing Studies, 81, 49-60.

Ruel, M., & Kulik, A. (2018, February). Suboptimal Medical Therapy after Coronary Revascularization: A Missed Opportunity. Journal of the American College of Cardiology. United States.

Russo, J. J., Bagai, A., Le May, M. R., & Yan, A. T. (2018, February). Immediate non-culprit vessel percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) in patients with acute myocardial infarction and cardiogenic shock: a swinging pendulum. Journal of Thoracic Disease, 10(2), 661-666.  

Shiau, J. Y., So, D. Y. F., & Dent, R. R. (2018). Effects on Diabetes Medications, Weight and Glycated Hemoglobin Among Adult Patients With Obesity and Type 2 Diabetes: 6-Month Observations From a Full Meal Replacement, Low-Calorie Diet Weight Management Program. Canadian Journal of Diabetes, 42(1), 56-60.

Wu, K. Y., Dinculescu, V., Renaud, J. M., Chen, S.-Y., Burwash, I. G., Mielniczuk, L. M., Beanlands, R. S. B., & deKemp, R. A. (2018). Repeatable and reproducible measurements of myocardial oxidative metabolism, blood flow and external efficiency using (11)C-acetate PET. Journal of Nuclear Cardiology : Official Publication of the American Society of Nuclear Cardiology.

Zúñiga-Núñez, D., Barrias, P., Cárdenas-Jirón, G., Ureta-Zañartu, M. S., Lopez-Alarcón, C., Morán Vieyra, F. E., Borsarelli, C. D., Alarcon, E. I., & Aspée, A. (2018). Atypical antioxidant activity of non-phenolic amino-coumarins. RSC Advances, 8(4), 1927-1933.

January

Archibald, D., Liddy, C., Lochnan, H. A., Hendry, P. J., & Keely, E. J. (2018). Using Clinical Questions Asked by Primary Care Providers Through eConsults to Inform Continuing Professional Development. The Journal of Continuing Education in the Health Professions.

Benedetto, U., Gaudino, M., Di Franco, A., Caputo, M., Ohmes, L. B., Grau, J., Glineur, D., Girardi, L. N., & Angelini, G. D. (2018). Incomplete revascularization and long-term survival after coronary artery bypass surgery. International Journal of Cardiology, 254, 59-63.

De Potter, T., Van Herendael, H., Balasubramaniam, R., Wright, M., Agarwal, S. C., Sanders, P., Khaykin, Y., Latcu, D.-G., Maury, P., Pani, A., Hayes, J., Kalman, J., Nery, P., & Duncan, E. (2018). Safety and long-term effectiveness of paroxysmal atrial fibrillation ablation with a contact force-sensing catheter: real-world experience from a prospective, multicentre observational cohort registry. Europace : European Pacing, Arrhythmias, and Cardiac Electrophysiology : Journal of the Working Groups on Cardiac Pacing, Arrhythmias, and Cardiac Cellular Electrophysiology of the European Society of Cardiology.

Deyell, M. W., Steinberg, C., Doucette, S., Parkash, R., Nault, I., Gray, C., Essebag, V., Gardner, M., Sterns, L. D., Healey, J. S., Hruczkowski, T., Rivard, L., Leong-Sit, P., Nery, P. B., & Sapp, J. L. (2018). Mexiletine or catheter ablation after amiodarone failure in the VANISH trial. Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology.

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