Recent Publications

July - August

Abdul-Ghani, M., Suen, C., Jiang, B., Deng, Y., Weldrick, J. J., Putinski, C., . Megeney, L. A. (2017). Cardiotrophin 1 stimulates beneficial myogenic and vascular remodeling of the heart. Cell Research.

Antoun, G., Nikpay, M., McPherson, R., Harper, M.-E., & Dent, R. (2017). Is Type 2 Diabetes Associated with Impaired Capacity for Weight Loss? Canadian Journal of Diabetes.

Auffret, V., Webb, J. G., Eltchaninoff, H., Munoz-Garcia, A. J., Himbert, D., Tamburino, C., . Rodes-Cabau, J. (2017). Clinical Impact of Baseline Right Bundle Branch Block in Patients Undergoing Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement. JACC. Cardiovascular Interventions, 10(15), 1564-1574.

Belway, D., Rubens, F. D., & Tran, D. T. T. (2017). Practice meta-environment of the cardiovascular perfusionist. Perfusion, 267659117727340.

Boczar, K. E., Corrales-Medina, V. F., Burwash, I. G., Chirinos, J. A., & Dwivedi, G. (2017). Right Heart Function During and After Community-Acquired Pneumonia in Adults. Heart, Lung & Circulation.

Calder, L. A., Mastoras, G., Rahimpour, M., Sohmer, B., Weitzman, B., Cwinn, A. A., . Parush, A. (2017). Team communication patterns in emergency resuscitation: a mixed methods qualitative analysis. International Journal of Emergency Medicine, 10(1), 24.

Chareonthaitawee, P., Beanlands, R. S., Chen, W., Dorbala, S., Miller, E. J., Murthy, V. L., . Blankstein, R. (2017). Joint SNMMI-ASNC expert consensus document on the role of 18F-FDG PET/CT in cardiac sarcoid detection and therapy monitoring writing group. Journal of Nuclear Medicine, 58(8), 1341-1353.

Coutinho, T., Yam, Y., Chow, B. J. W., Dwivedi, G., & Inacio, J. (2017). Sex differences in Associations of Arterial Compliance with Coronary Artery Plaque and Calcification Burden. Journal of the American Heart Association, 6(8).

Cruz, S. A., Hari, A., Qin, Z., Couture, P., Huang, H., Lagace, D. C., . Chen, H.-H. (2017). Loss of IRF2BP2 in microglia increases inflammation and functional deficits after focal ischemic brain injury. Frontiers in Cellular Neuroscience, 11.

Dowsley, T. F., Chepelev, L., McArdle, B., Alam, M., Dwivedi, G., & Chow, B. J. W. (2017). Improved diagnostic accuracy when combining computed tomography angiography and corrected coronary opacification in patients with coronary stents. Acta Cardiologica, 72(1), 53-60.

Erthal, F., Lima, R., Glenn Wells, R., & Ruddy, T. D. (2017). Quantification of Myocardial Blood Flow with CZT SPECT Imaging: Is It Ready for Clinical Use? Current Cardiovascular Imaging Reports, 10(10).

Filippatos, G., Birnie, D., Gold, M. R., Gerritse, B., Hersi, A., Jacobs, S., . Wilkoff, B. L. (2017). Rationale and design of the AdaptResponse trial: a prospective randomized study of cardiac resynchronization therapy with preferential adaptive left ventricular-only pacing. European Journal of Heart Failure, 19(7), 950-957.

Fortier, J. H., Shaw, R. E., Glineur, D., & Grau, J. B. (2017). Percutaneous coronary intervention versus coronary artery bypass grafting: where are we after NOBLE and EXCEL? Current Opinion in Cardiology.

Goldberg, E., Grau, J. B., Fortier, J. H., Salvati, E., Levy, R. J., & Ferrari, G. (2017). Serotonin and catecholamines in the development and progression of heart valve diseases. Cardiovascular Research, 113(8), 849-857.

Grau, J. B., Fortier, J. H., Kuschner, C., Ferrari, G., Brizzio, M. E., Zapolanski, A., & Shaw, R. E. (2017). Implementing a protocol to optimize blood use in a cardiac surgery service: results of a pre-post analysis and the impact of high-volume blood users. Transfusion.

Hage, A., Voisine, P., Erthal, F., Larose, É., Glineur, D., Chow, B., . Ruel, M. (2017). Eight-year follow-up of the Clopidogrel After Surgery for Coronary Artery Disease (CASCADE) trial. Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery.

Hainline, B., Derman, W., Vernec, A., Budgett, R., Deie, M., Dvorák, J., . Engebretsen, L. (2017). International Olympic Committee consensus statement on pain management in elite athletes. British Journal of Sports Medicine, 51(17), 1245-1258.

Hari, A., Cruz, S. A., Qin, Z., Couture, P., Vilmundarson, R. O., Huang, H., . Chen, H.-H. (2017). IRF2BP2-deficient microglia block the anxiolytic effect of enhanced postnatal care. Scientific Reports, 7(1), 9836.

Healey, J. S., Alings, M., Ha, A. C., Leong-Sit, P., Birnie, D. H., de Graaf, J. J., . Connolly, S. J. (2017). Subclinical Atrial Fibrillation in Older Patients. Circulation.

Kawajiri, H., Yaku, H., Glineur, D., & Ruel, M. (2017). Clampless versus clamped coronary bypass grafting: does it make a difference? Current Opinion in Cardiology.

Kochhäuser, S., Verma, A., Dalvi, R., Suszko, A., Alipour, P., Sanders, P., . Chauhan, V. S. (2017). Spatial Relationships of Complex Fractionated Atrial Electrograms and Continuous Electrical Activity to Focal Electrical Sources. Implications for Substrate Ablation in Human Atrial Fibrillation. JACC: Clinical Electrophysiology.

Leenen, F., Blaustein, M. P., & Hamlyn, J. (2017). Update on angiotensin II: new endocrine connections between the brain, adrenal glands and the cardiovascular system. Endocrine Connections.

Miner, R. C. (2017). Image-guided neurosurgery. Journal of Medical Imaging and Radiation Sciences.

Navarra, E., Mastrobuoni, S., De Kerchove, L., Glineur, D., Watremez, C., Van Dyck, M., . Noirhomme, P. (2017). Robotic mitral valve repair: A European single-centre experience. Interactive Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, 25(1), 62-67.

Nelson, C. P., Goel, A., Butterworth, A. S., Kanoni, S., Webb, T. R., Marouli, E., . Deloukas, P. (2017). Association analyses based on false discovery rate implicate new loci for coronary artery disease. Nature Genetics, 49(9), 1385-1391.

Pang, B. J., Redpath, C. J., & Green, M. S. (2017, July). Crossing the slow pathway bridge: A better method for decreasing long-term recurrences after cryoablation of atrioventricular nodal reentrant tachycardia? Heart Rhythm. United States.

Philippon, F., Sterns, L. D., Nery, P. B., Parkash, R., Birnie, D., Rinne, C., . Bennett, M. (2017). Management of Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator Recipients: Care Beyond Guidelines. The Canadian Journal of Cardiology, 33(8), 977-990.

Pradhan, N., Rajan, S., Adler, A., & Redpath, C. (2017, May). Classification of the quality of wristband-based photoplethysmography signals. In Medical Measurements and Applications (MeMeA), 2017 IEEE International Symposium on (pp. 269-274). IEEE.

Ramirez, F. D., Birnie, D. H., Nair, G. M., Szczotka, A., Redpath, C. J., Sadek, M. M., & Nery, P. B. (2017). Efficacy and safety of driver-guided catheter ablation for atrial fibrillation: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology.

Rhee, C., Visintini, S., Dunning, C. E., Oxner, W. M., & Glennie, R. A. (2017). Does restoration of focal lumbar lordosis for single level degenerative spondylolisthesis result in better patient-reported clinical outcomes? A systematic literature review. Journal of Clinical Neuroscience: Official Journal of the Neurosurgical Society of Australasia, 44, 95-100.

Rubens, F. D. (2017, August). “A light heart lives long”: A new avenue of secondary prevention we must explore. The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. United States.

Ruel, M., Chan, V., Boodhwani, M., McDonald, B., Ni, X., Gill, G., . Mesana, T. (2017). How detrimental is reexploration for bleeding after cardiac surgery? Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, 154(3), 927-935.

Ruel, M., Kawajiri, H., Glineur, D., Grau, J., Gaudino, M., & Verma, S. (2017). Left main coronary stenosis: Surgery still reigns. Current Opinion in Cardiology, 32(5), 590-593.

Singh, K., Rashid, M., So, D. Y., Glover, C. A., Froeschl, M., Hibbert, B., . Le May, M. (2017). Incidence, predictors, and clinical outcomes of early stent thrombosis in acute myocardial infarction patients treated with primary percutaneous coronary angioplasty (insights from the University of Ottawa Heart Institute STEMI registry). Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions : Official Journal of the Society for Cardiac Angiography & Interventions.

Skitch, A., Mital, S., Mertens, L., Liu, P., Kantor, P., Grosse-Wortmann, L., . Nathan, P. C. (2017). Novel approaches to the prediction, diagnosis and treatment of cardiac late effects in survivors of childhood cancer: a multi-centre observational study. BMC Cancer, 17(1), 519.

Soubeyrand, S., Martinuk, A., & McPherson, R. (2017). TRIB1 is a positive regulator of hepatocyte nuclear factor 4-alpha. Scientific Reports, 7(1), 5574.

Tunis, S. R., Maxwell, L. J., Graham, I. D., Shea, B. J., Beaton, D. E., Bingham, C. O. 3rd, . Tugwell, P. (2017). Engaging Stakeholders and Promoting Uptake of OMERACT Core Outcome Instrument Sets. The Journal of Rheumatology.

Wells, R. G., & deKemp, R. A. (2017, July). Does time-of-flight improve image quality in the heart? Journal of Nuclear Cardiology : Official Publication of the American Society of Nuclear Cardiology. United States.

Xie, J. X., Eshtehardi, P., Varghese, T., Goyal, A., Mehta, P. K., Kang, W., . Shaw, L. J. (2017). Prognostic Significance of Nonobstructive Left Main Coronary Artery Disease in Women Versus Men: Long-Term Outcomes From the CONFIRM (Coronary CT Angiography Evaluation For Clinical Outcomes: An International Multicenter) Registry. Circulation. Cardiovascular Imaging, 10(8).

Zelt, J. G. E., Jetty, P., Hadziomerovic, A., & Nagpal, S. (2017). Infolding of fenestrated endovascular stent graft. Journal of Vascular Surgery Cases and Innovative Techniques, 3(3), 159-162.


Afilalo, J., Lauck, S., Kim, D. H., Lefevre, T., Piazza, N., Lachapelle, K., Martucci, G., Lamy, A., Labinaz, M., Peterson, M. D., Arora, R. C., Noiseux, N., Rassi, A., Palacios, I. F., Genereux, P., Lindman, B. R., Asgar, A. W., Kim, C. A., Trnkus, A., Morais, J. A., Langlois, Y., Rudski, L. G., Morin, J.-F., Popma, J. J., Webb, J. G., & Perrault, L. P. (2017). Frailty in Older Adults Undergoing Aortic Valve Replacement: The FRAILTY-AVR Study. Journal of the American College of Cardiology.

Aspee, A., Aliaga, C., Maretti, L., Zuniga-Nunez, D., Godoy, J., Pino, E., Cardenas-Jiron, G., Lopez-Alarcon, C., Scaiano, J. C., & Alarcon, E. I. (2017). Reaction Kinetics of Phenolic Antioxidants toward Photoinduced Pyranine Free Radicals in Biological Models. The Journal of Physical Chemistry. B, 121(26), 6331-6340.

Chan, V., & Mesana, T. (2017). Reply. Annals of Thoracic Surgery, 104(1), 373.

Cheng, H. S., Besla, R., Li, A., Chen, Z., Shikatani, E. A., Nazari-Jahantigh, M., Hammoutene, A., Nguyen, M.-A., Geoffrion, M., Cai, L., Khyzha, N., Li, T., MacParland, S. A., Husain, M., Cybulsky, M. I., Boulanger, C. M., Temel, R. E., Schober, A., Rayner, K. J., Robbins, C., & Fish, J. E. (2017). Paradoxical Suppression of Atherosclerosis in the Absence of microRNA-146a. Circulation Research.

Choo, E. K. H., Chen, R., Millington, S. J., Hibbert, B., Tran, D. T. T., Posner, G., & Sohmer, B. (2017, July). Remote solutions for telementoring point-of-care ultrasound echocardiography: The RESOLUTE study. Canadian Journal of Anaesthesia = Journal Canadien D’anesthesie. United States.

Evans, W. K., Truscott, R., Cameron, E., Peter, A., Reid, R., Selby, P., Smith, P., & Hey, A. (2017). Lessons learned implementing a province-wide smoking cessation initiative in Ontario’s cancer centres. Current Oncology (Toronto, Ont.), 24(3), e185-e190.

Gerrard, D., & Pipe, A. (2017). Therapeutic Use Exemptions. Medicine and Sport Science.

Kanda, P., & Davis, D. R. (2017). Cellular mechanisms underlying cardiac engraftment of stem cells. Expert Opinion on Biological Therapy, 1-17.

Klein, R., Ocneanu, A., & deKemp, R. A. (2017, July). Time-frame sampling for 82Rb PET flow quantification: Towards standardization of  clinical protocols. Journal of Nuclear Cardiology?: Official Publication of the American Society of Nuclear Cardiology.

Manwell, S., Chamberland, M. J. P., Klein, R., Xu, T., & Dekemp, R. (2017). Evaluation of the clinical efficacy of the PeTrack motion tracking system for respiratory gating in cardiac PET imaging. In S. T.G., L. J.Y., & F. T.G. (Eds.), Medical Imaging 2017: Physics of Medical Imaging (Vol. 10132).

Mellor, G., Laksman, Z. W. M., Tadros, R., Roberts, J. D., Gerull, B., Simpson, C. S., Klein, G. J., Champagne, J., Talajic, M., Gardner, M., Steinberg, C., Arbour, L., Birnie, D. H., Angaran, P., Leather, R., Sanatani, S., Chauhan, V. S., Seifer, C., Healey, J. S., & Krahn, A. D. (2017). Genetic Testing in the Evaluation of Unexplained Cardiac Arrest: From the CASPER (Cardiac Arrest Survivors with Preserved Ejection Fraction Registry). Circulation: Cardiovascular Genetics, 10(3).

Messerli, F. H., Hofstetter, L., Agabiti-Rosei, E., Burnier, M., Elliott, W. J., Franklin, S. S., Grodzicki, T., Kario, K., Kjeldsen, S. E., Kostis, J. B., Laurent, S., Leenen, F. H., Lund-Johansen, P., Mancia, G., Narkiewicz, K., Papademetriou, V., Parati, G., Poulter, N., Redon, J., Rimoldi, S. F., Ruilope, L. M., Schiffrin, E. L., Schmieder, R. E., Schwartz, A. B., Sever, P., Sowers, J. R., Staessen, J. A., Wang, J., Weber, M., Williams, B., & de Leeuw, P. W. (2017). Expertise: no longer a sine qua non for guideline authors? Hypertension (Dallas, Tex.?: 1979), 35(8), 1564-1566.

Millington, S. J., Hewak, M., Arntfield, R. T., Beaulieu, Y., Hibbert, B., Koenig, S., Kory, P., Mayo, P., & Schoenherr, J. R. (2017). Outcomes from extensive training in critical care echocardiography: Identifying the optimal number of practice studies required to achieve competencyJournal of Critical Care, 40, 99-102.

Prince, S. A., Reid, R. D., Pipe, A. L., & McDonnell, L. A. (2017). An evaluation of CardioPrevent: a technology-enabled, health-behavior change program for the global reduction of cardiovascular risk. Current Opinion in Cardiology.

Rayner, K. J. (2017). Cell Death in the Vessel Wall: The Good, the Bad, the Ugly. Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology, 37(7), e75-e81.

Reunov, A., Reunova, G., Atopkin, D., Reunova, Y., Muzarok, T., Zakharov, E., & Zhuravlev, Y. (2017). The Identification of Araliaceae Species by ITS2 Genetic Barcoding and Pollen Morphology. Planta Medica.

Silberberg, A., Tan, M. K., Yan, A. T., Angaran, P., Dorian, P., Bucci, C., Gregoire, J. C., Bell, A. D., Gladstone, D. J., Green, M. S., Gross, P. L., Skanes, A., Demchuk, A. M., Kerr, C. R., Mitchell, L. B., Cox, J. L., Talajic, M., Essebag, V., Heilbron, B., Ramanathan, K., Fournier, C., Wheeler, B. H., Lin, P. J., Berall, M., Langer, A., Goldin, L., & Goodman, S. G. (2017). Use of Evidence-Based Therapy for Cardiovascular Risk Factors in Canadian Outpatients With Atrial Fibrillation: From the Facilitating Review and Education to Optimize Stroke Prevention in Atrial Fibrillation (FREEDOM AF) and Co-ordinated National Network to Engage Physicians in the Care and Treatment of Patients With Atrial Fibrillation (CONNECT AF). The American Journal of Cardiology.

So, D. Y. F., Bagai, A., Tran, U., Verma, S., & Mehta, S. R. (2017). P2Y12 receptor inhibitor resistance and coronary artery disease: a bench to bedside primer for cardiovascular specialists. Current Opinion in Cardiology.

Vernec, A., Pipe, A., & Slack, A. (2017, July). A painful dilemma? Analgesic use in sport and the role of anti-doping. British Journal of Sports Medicine. England.

You, J. J., Aleksova, N., Ducharme, A., MacIver, J., Mielniczuk, L., Fowler, R. A., Demers, C., Clarke, B., Parent, M.-C., Toma, M., Strachan, P. H., Farand, P., Isaac, D., Zieroth, S., Swinton, M., Jiang, X., Day, A. G., Heyland, D. K., & Ross, H. J. (2017). Barriers to Goals of Care Discussions with Patients Who Have Advanced Heart Failure: Results of a Multi-Centre Survey of Hospital-Based Cardiology Clinicians. Journal of Cardiac Failure.


Ahumada, M., Lissi, E., Montagut, A. M., Valenzuela-Henriquez, F., Pacioni, N. L., & Alarcon, E. I. (2017). Association models for binding of molecules to nanostructures. The Analyst, 142(12), 2067-2089.

Akbari, S., Abou-Arkoub, R., Sun, S., Hiremath, S., Reunov, A., McCormick, B. B., Ruzicka, M., & Burger, D. (2017). Microparticle Formation in Peritoneal Dialysis: A Proof of Concept Study. Canadian Journal of Kidney Health and Disease, 4.

Cameron, M. J., Tran, D. T. T., Abboud, J., Newton, E. K., Rashidian, H., & Dupuis, J.-Y. (2017). Prospective External Validation of Three Preoperative Risk Scores for Prediction of New Onset Atrial Fibrillation After Cardiac Surgery. Anesthesia and Analgesia.

Case, J. A., deKemp, R. A., Slomka, P. J., Smith, M. F., Heller, G. V, & Cerqueira, M. D. (2017). Status of cardiovascular PET radiation exposure and strategies for reduction: An  Information Statement from the Cardiovascular PET Task Force. Journal of Nuclear Cardiology : Official Publication of the American Society of Nuclear Cardiology.

Chan, V., Chu, M. W. A., Leong-Poi, H., Latter, D. A., Hall, J., Thorpe, K. E., de Varennes, B. E., Quan, A., Tsang, W., Dhingra, N., Yared, K., Teoh, H., Chu, F. V., Chan, K.-L., Mesana, T. G., Connelly, K. A., Ruel, M., Juni, P., Mazer, C. D., & Verma, S. (2017). Randomised trial of mitral valve repair with leaflet resection versus leaflet preservation on functional mitral stenosis (The CAMRA CardioLink-2 Trial). BMJ Open, 7(5), e015032.

Chan, V., & Mesana, T. (2017, July). Reply. The Annals of Thoracic Surgery. Netherlands.

Chaput, J.-P., & LeBlanc, A. G. (2017, May). Pokemon GO: snake oil or miracle cure for physical inactivity? Annals of Translational Medicine.

Clinkard, D., Stiell, I., Lang, E., Rose, S., Clement, C., Brison, R., Rowe, B. H., Borgundvaag, B., Langhan, T., Magee, K., Stenstrom, R., Perry, J. J., Birnie, D., Wells, G., & McRae, A. (2017). Between- and within-site variation in medication choices and adverse events during procedural sedation for electrical cardioversion of atrial fibrillation and flutter. CJEM, 1-7.

Di Santo, P., Simard, T., Marquis, J.-F., & Hibbert, B. (2017). Left Atrial Dissection After Percutaneous Transluminal Mitral Valvuloplasty. The Canadian Journal of Cardiology, 33(6), 831.e5-831.e6.

Hill, K. D., Frush, D. P., Han, B. K., Abbott, B. G., Armstrong, A. K., DeKemp, R. A., Glatz, A. C., Greenberg, S. B., Herbert, A. S., Justino, H., Mah, D., Mahesh, M., Rigsby, C. K., Slesnick, T. C., Strauss, K. J., Trattner, S., Viswanathan, M. N., & Einstein, A. J. (2017). Radiation Safety in Children with Congenital and Acquired Heart Disease: A Scientific Position Statement on Multimodality Dose Optimization from the Image Gently Alliance. JACC. Cardiovascular Imaging.

Ismail, B., deKemp, R. A., Croteau, E., Hadizad, T., Burns, K. D., Beanlands, R. S., & DaSilva, J. N. (2017). Treatment with enalapril and not diltiazem ameliorated progression of chronic kidney disease in rats, and normalized renal AT1 receptor expression as measured with PET imaging. PloS One, 12(5), e0177451.

Kuk, M., Mitsouras, D., Dill, K. E., Rybicki, F. J., & Dwivedi, G. (2017). 3D Printing from Cardiac Computed Tomography for Procedural Planning. Current Cardiovascular Imaging Reports, 10(7).

Kulik, A., Abreu, A. M., Boronat, V., & Ruel, M. (2017). Intensive versus moderate atorvastatin therapy and one-year graft patency after CABG: Rationale and design of the ACTIVE (Aggressive Cholesterol Therapy to Inhibit Vein Graft Events) randomized controlled trial (NCT01528709). Contemporary Clinical Trials, 59, 98-104.

Liang, W., Lu, A., & Davis, D. R. (2017, May). Induced Pluripotent Stem Cell-Based Treatment of Acquired Heart Block: The Battle for Tomorrow Has Begun! Circulation. Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology. United States.

Massalha, S., & Ruddy, T. D. (2017, June). Emerging role of echocardiography, cardiac magnetic resonance imaging and 99mTc-labeled bone tracer scintigraphy for the diagnosis of cardiac amyloidosis. Journal of Nuclear Cardiology : Official Publication of the American Society of Nuclear Cardiology.

Mbuagbaw, L., Aves, T., Shea, B., Jull, J., Welch, V., Taljaard, M., Yoganathan, M., Greer-Smith, R., Wells, G., & Tugwell, P. (2017, June). Considerations and guidance in designing equity-relevant clinical trials. International Journal for Equity in Health.

McDonnell, L. A., Turek, M., Coutinho, T., Nerenberg, K., de Margerie, M., Perron, S., Reid, R. D., & Pipe, A. L. (2017). Women’s Heart Health: Knowledge, Beliefs, and Practices of Canadian Physicians. Journal of Women’s Health.

Nair, G. M., Yeo, C., MacDonald, Z., Ainslie, M. P., Alqarawi, W. A., Nery, P. B., Redpath, C. J., Sadek, M., Spence, S., Green, M. S., & Birnie, D. H. (2017). Three-year outcomes and reconnection patterns after initial contact force guided  pulmonary vein isolation for paroxysmal atrial fibrillation. Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology.

Nery, P. B., Lewis, K. B., & Birnie, D. H. (2017, June). Letter by Nery et al Regarding Article, “Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillator for Nonischemic Cardiomyopathy: An Updated Meta-Analysis”. Circulation.

Nomura, A., Won, H.-H., Khera, A. V, Takeuchi, F., Ito, K., McCarthy, S., Emdin, C. A., Klarin, D., Natarajan, P., Zekavat, S. M., Gupta, N., Peloso, G. M., Borecki, I. B., Teslovich, T. M., Asselta, R., Duga, S., Merlini, P. A., Correa, A., Kessler, T., Wilson, J. G., Bown, M. J., Hall, A. S., Braund, P. S., Carey, D. J., Murray, M. F., Kirchner, H. L., Leader, J. B., Lavage, D. R., Manus, J. N., Hartzel, D. N., Samani, N. J., Schunkert, H., Marrugat, J., Elosua, R., McPherson, R., Farrall, M., Watkins, H., Juang, J.-M. J., Hsiung, C. A., Lin, S.-Y., Wang, J.-S., Tada, H., Kawashiri, M.-A., Inazu, A., Yamagishi, M., Katsuya, T., Nakashima, E., Nakatochi, M., Yamamoto, K., Yokota, M., Momozawa, Y., Rotter, J. I., Lander, E. S., Rader, D. J., Danesh, J. N., Ardissino, D., Gabriel, S. B., Willer, C. J., Abecasis, G., Saleheen, D., Kubo, M., Kato, N., Chen, Y.-D. I., Dewey, F., & Kathiresan, S. (2017). Protein Truncating Variants at the Cholesteryl Ester Transfer Protein Gene and Risk for Coronary Heart Disease. Circulation Research.

Ong, G., Connelly, K. A., Goodman, J., Leong-Poi, H., Evangelista, V., Levitt, K., Gledhill, N., Jamnik, V., Gledhill, S., Yan, A. T.-K., Chan, K.-L., & Chow, C.-M. (2017). Echocardiographic Assessment of Young Male Draft-Eligible Elite Hockey Players Invited to the Medical and Fitness Combine by the National Hockey League. The American Journal of Cardiology, 119(12), 2088-2092.

Padfield, G. J., Steinberg, C., Swampillai, J., Qian, H., Connolly, S. J., Dorian, P., Green, M. S., Humphries, K. H., Klein, G. J., Sheldon, R., Talajic, M., & Kerr, C. R. (2017). Progression of paroxysmal to persistent atrial fibrillation: 10-year follow-up in the Canadian Registry of Atrial Fibrillation. Heart Rhythm, 14(6), 801-807.

Parkash, R., Wells, G. A., Sapp, J. L., Healey, J. S., Tardif, J.-C., Greiss, I., Rivard, L., Roux, J.-F., Gula, L., Nault, I., Novak, P., Birnie, D., Ha, A., Wilton, S. B., Mangat, I., Gray, C., Gardner, M., & Tang, A. S. L. (2017). Effect of aggressive blood pressure control on the recurrence of atrial fibrillation after catheter ablation. Circulation, 135(19), 1788-1798.

Pelletier-Galarneau, M., deKemp, R. A., Hunter, C. R., Klein, R., Klein, M., Ironstone, J., Fisher, J. A., & Ruddy, T. (2017). Effects of Hypercapnia on Myocardial Blood Flow in Healthy Human Subjects. Journal of Nuclear Medicine : Official Publication, Society of Nuclear Medicine.

Prince, S. A., Reed, J. L., McFetridge, C., Tremblay, M. S., & Reid, R. D. (2017). Correlates of sedentary behaviour in adults: a systematic review. Obesity Reviews : An Official Journal of the International Association for the Study of Obesity.

Reed, J. L., Blais, A. Z., Keast, M.-L., Pipe, A. L., & Reid, R. D. (2017). Performance of Fixed Heart Rate Increment Targets of 20 vs 30 Beats per Minute for Exercise Rehabilitation Prescription in Outpatients With Heart Failure. The Canadian Journal of Cardiology, 33(6), 777-784.

Reeves, B. C., Wells, G. A., & Waddington, H. (2017). Quasi-experimental study designs series-paper 5: Classifying studies evaluating effects of health interventions-a taxonomy without labels. Journal of Clinical Epidemiology.

Ribeiro, I. B., Ngu, J. M. C., Gill, G., & Rubens, F. D. (2017). Development of a high fidelity pressurized porcine beating heart simulator for cardiac surgery training. Perfusion.

Rodriguez, M. L., Lapierre, H. R., Sohmer, B. F., & Ruel, M. A. (2017). Repeat Revascularization After Minimally Invasive Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting: Is It a Problem? Innovations (Philadelphia, Pa.).

Shiau, J. Y., So, D. Y. F., & Dent, R. R. (2017). Effects on Diabetes Medications, Weight and A1C Among Patients with Obesity and Diabetes: 6-month Observations From a Full Meal Replacement, Low-Calorie Diet Weight Management Program. Canadian Journal of Diabetes.

Sloan, V. S., Grosskleg, S., Pohl, C., Wells, G. A., & Singh, J. A. (2017). The OMERACT First-time Participant Program: Fresh Eye from the New Guys. The Journal of Rheumatology.

Stoppe, C., Goetzenich, A., Whitman, G., Ohkuma, R., Brown, T., Hatzakorzian, R., Kristof, A., Meybohm, P., Mechanick, J., Evans, A., Yeh, D., McDonald, B., Chourdakis, M., Jones, P., Barton, R., Tripathi, R., Elke, G., Liakopoulos, O., Agarwala, R., Lomivorotov, V., Nesterova, E., Marx, G., Benstoem, C., Lemieux, M., & Heyland, D. K. (2017). Role of nutrition support in adult cardiac surgery: a consensus statement from an International Multidisciplinary Expert Group on Nutrition in Cardiac Surgery. Critical Care (London, England), 21(1), 131.

Tran, D. T. T., Newton, E. K., Mount, V. A. H., Lee, J. S., Mansour, C., Wells, G. A., & Perry, J. J. (2017). Rocuronium vs. succinylcholine for rapid sequence intubation: a Cochrane systematic review. Anaesthesia, 72(6), 765-777.

Wells, R. G., Marvin, B., Poirier, M., Renaud, J. M., deKemp, R. A., & Ruddy, T. D. (2017). Optimization of SPECT Measurement of Myocardial Blood Flow with Corrections for Attenuation, Motion, and Blood-Binding Compared to PET. Journal of Nuclear Medicine : Official Publication, Society of Nuclear Medicine.

Yeo, C., Green, M., & Lemery, R. (2017). Wide complex tachycardia in a patient with pre-excitation: What is the mechanism? HeartRhythm Case Reports, 3(6), 315-318.

Yeo, C., Birnie, D. H., & Nair, G. M. (2017). A case of pacemaker “malfunction”. Should I intervene? Journal of Electrocardiology.

Zewinger, S., Kleber, M. E., Tragante, V., McCubrey, R. O., Schmidt, A. F., Direk, K., Laufs, U., Werner, C., Koenig, W., Rothenbacher, D., Mons, U., Breitling, L. P., Brenner, H., Jennings, R. T., Petrakis, I., Triem, S., Klug, M., Filips, A., Blankenberg, S., Waldeyer, C., . Speer, T. (2017). Relations between lipoprotein(a) concentrations, LPA genetic variants, and the risk of mortality in patients with established coronary heart disease: a molecular and genetic association study. The Lancet. Diabetes & Endocrinology.


Aleksova, N., & Chih, S. (2017). The Role of Durable Left Ventricular Assist Devices in Advanced Heart Failure: Would My Patient Benefit? The Canadian Journal of Cardiology, 33(4), 540-543.

Allison, S., Ahumada, M., Andronic, C., McNeill, B., Variola, F., Griffith, M., Ruel, M., Hamel, V., Liang, W., Suuronen, E. J., & Alarcon, E. I. (2017). Electroconductive nanoengineered biomimetic hybrid fibres for cardiac tissue engineering. Journal of Materials Chemistry B, 5(13), 2402-2406.

Alnasser, S., Cheema, A. N., Simonato, M., Barbanti, M., Edwards, J., Kornowski, R., Horlick, E., Wijeysundera, H. C., Testa, L., Bedogni, F., Amrane, H., Walther, T., Pelletier, M., Latib, A., Laborde, J.-C. J.-C., Hildick-Smith, D., Kim, W.-K. W.-K., Tchetche, D., Agrifoglio, M., Sinning, J.-M. J.-M., van Boven, A. J., Kefer, J., Frerker, C., Van Mieghem, N. M., Linke, A., Worthley, S., Asgar, A., Sgroi, C., Aziz, M., Danenberg, H. D., Labinaz, M., Manoharan, G., Cheung, A., Webb, J. G., & Dvir, D. (2017). Matched Comparison of Self-Expanding Transcatheter Heart Valves for the Treatment of Failed Aortic Surgical Bioprosthesis. Circulation: Cardiovascular Interventions, 10(4).

Austin, A. W., Pelletier, R., Pilote, L., Rabi, D. M., Karp, I., Bacon, S., Cox, J. L., Dasgupta, K., Daskalopoulou, S. S., Eisenberg, M. J., Engert, J., Ghali, W., Humphries, K., Khan, N., Lavoie, K., Norris, C., So, D., Stark, K. D., Tagalakis, V., Avgil, M., Thanassoulis, G., & Shimony, A. (2017). Factors associated with study completion in patients with premature acute coronary syndrome. PLoS ONE, 12(3).

Ayoub, C., Erthal, F., Abdelsalam, M. A., Murad, M. H., Wang, Z., Erwin, P. J., Hillis, G. S., Kritharides, L., & Chow, B. J. W. (2017). Prognostic value of segment involvement score compared to other measures of coronary atherosclerosis by computed tomography: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Journal of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography.

Bourque, P. R., McCurdy, A. R., Mielniczuk, L. M., Dennie, C., Veinot, J. P., & Warman Chardon, J. (2017). Cardiac Amyloidosis Phenotype Associated With a Glu89Lys Transthyretin Mutation. Canadian Journal of Cardiology.

DeKemp, R. A., Wells, R. G., & Beanlands, R. S. B. (2017). Lesion contrast recovery for partial-volume averaging: Quantitative correction or qualitative enhancement? Journal of Nuclear Cardiology.

Elliott, J., Kelly, S. E., Bai, Z., Liu, W., Skidmore, B., Boucher, M., So, D. Y. F., & Wells, G. A. (2017). Optimal duration of dual antiplatelet therapy following percutaneous coronary intervention: protocol for an umbrella review. BMJ Open, 7(4), e015421.

Elliott, J., Kelly, S. E., Johnston, A., Skidmore, B., Gomes, T., & Wells, G. A. (2017). Allergen immunotherapy for the treatment of allergic rhinitis and/or asthma: an umbrella review. CMAJ Open, 5(2), E373-E385.

Glineur, D., Etienne, P.-Y., Kuschner, C. E., Shaw, R. E., Ferrari, G., Rioux, N., Papadatos, S., Brizzio, M., Mindich, B., Zapolanski, A., & Grau, J. B. (2017). Bilateral internal mammary artery Y construct with multiple sequential grafting improves survival compared to bilateral internal mammary artery with additional vein grafts: 10-year experience at 2 different institutions. European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery, 51(2), 368-375.

Goldfield, G. S., Kenny, G. P., Alberga, A. S., Tulloch, H. E., Doucette, S., Cameron, J. D., & Sigal, R. J. (2017). Effects of aerobic or resistance training or both on health-related quality of life in youth with obesity: the HEARTY Trial. Applied Physiology, Nutrition, and Metabolism = Physiologie Appliquee, Nutrition  et Metabolisme, 42(4), 361-370.

Harnett, D. T., Hazra, S., Maze, R., Mc Ardle, B. A., Alenazy, A., Simard, T., Henry, E., Dwivedi, G., Glover, C., DeKemp, R. A., Davies, R. A., Ruddy, T. D., Chow, B. J. W., Beanlands, R. S., & Hibbert, B. (2017). Clinical performance of Rb-82 myocardial perfusion PET and Tc-99m-based SPECT in patients with extreme obesity. Journal of Nuclear Cardiology.

Hoffmann, U., Ferencik, M., Udelson, J. E., Picard, M. H., Truong, Q. A., Patel, M. R., Huang, M., Pencina, M. J., Mark, D. B., Heitner, J. F., Fordyce, C. B., Pellikka, P. A., Tardif, J.-C., Budoff, M. J., Nahhas, G., Chow, B. J., Kosinski, A. S., Lee, K. L., & Douglas, P. S. (2017). Prognostic Value of Noninvasive Cardiovascular Testing in Patients with Stable Chest Pain: Insights from the PROMISE Trial. Circulation.

Jackson, R., Mount, S., Ye, B., Mayfield, A. E., Chan, V., Boodhwani, M., Davies, R. A., Haddad, H., & Davis, D. R. (2017). Isolation of human explant derived cardiac stem cells from cryopreserved heart tissue. PloS One, 12(4), e0176000.

Jegatheswaran, J., Ruzicka, M., Hiremath, S., & Edwards, C. (2017). Are Automated Blood Pressure Monitors Comparable to Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitors? A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. The Canadian Journal of Cardiology, 33(5), 644-652.

Jong-Ming Pang, B., & Green, M. S. (2017). Epidemiology of ventricular tachyarrhythmia : Any changes in the past decades? Herzschrittmachertherapie & Elektrophysiologie.

Juneau, D., Golfam, M., Hazra, S., Zuckier, L. S., Garas, S., Redpath, C., Bernick, J., Leung, E., Chih, S., Wells, G., Beanlands, R. S. B., & Chow, B. J. W. (2017). Positron Emission Tomography and Single-Photon Emission Computed Tomography Imaging in the Diagnosis of Cardiac Implantable Electronic Device Infection: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Circulation. Cardiovascular Imaging, 10(4).

Juneau, D., Ruddy, T. D., Beanlands, R. S. B., & deKemp, R. A. (2017). False-positive 13N-ammonia positron emission tomography perfusion scan caused by  misalignment of adjacent lung activity during attenuation correction. Journal of Nuclear Cardiology.

Langlois, J., Bellemare, C., Toulouse, J., & Wells, G. A. (2017). Spatial abilities and anatomy knowledge assessment: A systematic review. Anatomical Sciences Education, 10(3), 235-241.

Lee, A., Bailey, B., Cullen-Dean, G., Aiello, S., Morin, J., & Oechslin, E. (2017). Transition of Care in Congenital Heart Disease: Ensuring the Proper Handoff. Current Cardiology Reports, 19(6), 55.

Lee, S., Levy, R. J., Christian, A. J., Hazen, S. L., Frick, N. E., Lai, E. K., Grau, J. B., Bavaria, J. E., & Ferrari, G. (2017). Calcification and Oxidative Modifications Are Associated With Progressive Bioprosthetic Heart Valve Dysfunction. Journal of the American Heart Association, 6(5).

Leung, A. A., Daskalopoulou, S. S., Dasgupta, K., McBrien, K., Butalia, S., Zarnke, K. B., Nerenberg, K., Harris, K. C., Nakhla, M., Cloutier, L., Gelfer, M., Lamarre-Cliche, M., Milot, A., Bolli, P., Tremblay, G., McLean, D., Tobe, S. W., Ruzicka, M., Burns, K. D., Vallee, M., . Rabi, D. M. (2017). Hypertension Canada’s 2017 Guidelines for Diagnosis, Risk Assessment, Prevention, and Treatment of Hypertension in Adults. The Canadian Journal of Cardiology, 33(5), 557-576.

Lionis, C., Papadakis, S., Tatsi, C., Bertsias, A., Duijker, G., Mekouris, P.-B., Boerma, W., & Schafer, W. (2017). Informing primary care reform in Greece: patient expectations and experiences (the QUALICOPC study). BMC Health Services Research, 17(1), 255.

Lyons, O. D., Floras, J. S., Logan, A. G., Beanlands, R., Cantolla, J. D., Fitzpatrick, M., Fleetham, J., John Kimoff, R., Leung, R. S. T., Lorenzi Filho, G., Mayer, P., Mielniczuk, L., Morrison, D. L., Ryan, C. M., Series, F., Tomlinson, G. A., Woo, A., Arzt, M., Parthasarathy, S., Redolfi, S., Kasai, T., Parati, G., Delgado, D. H., & Bradley, T. D. (2017). Design of the effect of adaptive servo-ventilation on survival and cardiovascular hospital admissions in patients with heart failure and sleep apnoea: the ADVENT-HF trial. European Journal of Heart Failure, 19(4), 579-587.

Maar, M. A., Yeates, K., Perkins, N., Boesch, L., Hua-Stewart, D., Liu, P., Sleeth, J., & Tobe, S. W. (2017). A Framework for the Study of Complex mHealth Interventions in Diverse Cultural Settings. JMIR mHealth and uHealth, 5(4), e47.

Mesana, T. G. (2017). Atherosclerotic arch and anemia: A dangerous combination. The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery.

Ouimet, M., Ediriweera, H., Afonso, M. S., Ramkhelawon, B., Singaravelu, R., Liao, X., Bandler, R. C., Rahman, K., Fisher, E. A., Rayner, K. J., Pezacki, J. P., Tabas, I., & Moore, K. J. (2017). microRNA-33 Regulates Macrophage Autophagy in Atherosclerosis. Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology.

Park, C., Ban, K., Levit, R. D., Liang, W., Park, H.-J., & Wagner, M. B. (2017). Cardiovascular Regeneration: Biology and Therapy. Stem Cells International.

Pelletier-Galarneau, M., Hunter, C. R. R. N., Ascah, K. J., Beanlands, R. S. B., Dwivedi, G., deKemp, R. A., Chow, B. J. W., & Ruddy, T. D. (2017). Randomized Trial Comparing the Effects of Ticagrelor Versus Clopidogrel on Myocardial Perfusion in Patients With Coronary Artery Disease. Journal of the American Heart Association, 6(5).

Ramirez, F. D., Chen, Y., Di Santo, P., Simard, T., Motazedian, P., & Hibbert, B. (2017). Association Between Self-Reported Potentially Modifiable Cardiac Risk Factors and Perceived Need to Improve Physical Health: A Population-Based Study. Journal of the American Heart Association, 6(5).

Ramirez, F. D., Motazedian, P., Jung, R. G., Di Santo, P., MacDonald, Z. D., Moreland, R., Simard, T., Clancy, A. A., Russo, J., Welch, V. A., Wells, G. A., & Hibbert, B. (2017). Methodological Rigor in Preclinical Cardiovascular Studies: Targets to Enhance Reproducibility and Promote Research Translation. Circulation Research.

Roberts, J. D., Gollob, M. H., Young, C., Connors, S. P., Gray, C., Wilton, S. B., Green, M. S., Zhu, D. W., Hodgkinson, K. A., Poon, A., Li, Q., Orr, N., Tang, A. S., Klein, G. J., Wojciak, J., Campagna, J., Olgin, J. E., Badhwar, N., Vedantham, V., Marcus, G. M., Kwok, P.-Y., Deo, R. C., & Scheinman, M. M. (2017). Bundle Branch Re-Entrant Ventricular Tachycardia: Novel Genetic Mechanisms in a Life-Threatening Arrhythmia. JACC: Clinical Electrophysiology, 3(3), 276-288.

Roca, E., Nescolarde, L., Lupon, J., Barallat, J., Januzzi, J. L., Liu, P., Cruz Pastor, M., & Bayes-Genis, A. (2017). The Dynamics of Cardiovascular Biomarkers in non-Elite Marathon Runners. Journal of Cardiovascular Translational Research.

Ruzicka, M., Burns, K. D., & Hiremath, S. (2017). Precision Medicine for Hypertension Management in Chronic Kidney Disease: Relevance of SPRINT for Therapeutic Targets in Nondiabetic Renal Disease. The Canadian Journal of Cardiology, 33(5), 611-618.

Sabouny, R., Fraunberger, E., Geoffrion, M., Ng, A., Baird, S., Screaton, R., Milne, R., McBride, H. M., & Shutt, T. (2017). The Keap1-Nrf2 stress response pathway promotes mitochondrial hyperfusion through degradation of the mitochondrial fission protein Drp1. Antioxidants & Redox Signaling.

Saleheen, D., Zhao, W., Young, R., Nelson, C. P., Ho, W. K., Ferguson, J. F., Rasheed, A., Ou, K., Nurnberg, S. T., Bauer, R. C., Goel, A., Do, R., Stewart, A. F. R., Hartiala, J., Zhang, W., Thorleifsson, G., Strawbridge, R. J., Sinisalo, J., Kanoni, S., Sedaghat, S., . Reilly, M. P. (2017). Loss of Cardio-Protective Effects at the ADAMTS7 Locus Due to Gene-Smoking Interactions. Circulation.

Singh, K., Carson, K., Rashid, M. K., Jayasinghe, R., AlQahtani, A., Dick, A., Glover, C., & Labinaz, M. (2017). Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation in Intermediate Surgical Risk Patients with Severe Aortic Stenosis: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Heart, Lung & Circulation.

Stieb, D. M., Shutt, R., Kauri, L., Mason, S., Chen, L., Szyszkowicz, M., Dobbin, N. A., Rigden, M., Jovic, B., Mulholland, M., Green, M. S., Liu, L., Pelletier, G., Weichenthal, S. A., Dales, R. E., & Luginaah, I. (2017). Cardio-Respiratory Effects of Air Pollution in a Panel Study of Outdoor Physical Activity and Health in Rural Older Adults. Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, 59(4), 356-364.

Tu, J. V, Maclagan, L. C., Ko, D. T., Atzema, C. L., Booth, G. L., Johnston, S., Tu, K., Lee, D. S., Bierman, A., Hall, R., Bhatia, R. S., Gershon, A. S., Tobe, S. W., Sanmartin, C., Liu, P., & Chu, A. (2017). The Cardiovascular Health in Ambulatory Care Research Team performance indicators for the primary prevention of cardiovascular disease: a modified Delphi panel study. CMAJ Open, 5(2), E315-E321.

Yamasaki, H., Lustgarten, D., Cerkvenik, J., Birnie, D., Gasparini, M., Lee, K. L.-F., Sekiguchi, Y., Varma, N., Lemke, B., Starling, R. C., & Aonuma, K. (2017). Adaptive CRT in patients with normal AV conduction and left bundle branch block:  Does QRS duration matter? International Journal of Cardiology.

Yuan, G., Wang, F., Stephenson, N. A., Wang, L., Rotstein, B. H., Vasdev, N., Tang, P., & Liang, S. H. (2017). Metal-free 18F-labeling of aryl-CF2H via nucleophilic radiofluorination and oxidative C-H activation. Chemical Communications, 53(1), 126-129.


Ahmad, S., Shanmugasegaram, S., Walker, K. L., & Prince, S. A. (2017). Examining sedentary time as a risk factor for cardiometabolic diseases and their markers in South Asian adults: a systematic review. International Journal of Public Health.

Al-Atassi, T., Kimmaliardjuk, D.-M., Dagenais, C., Bourke, M., Lam, B.-K., & Rubens, F. D. (2017). Should We Ablate Atrial Fibrillation During Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting and Aortic Valve Replacement? The Annals of Thoracic Surgery.

Alenazy, A. B., Wells, R. G., & Ruddy, T. D. (2017). New solid state cadmium-zinc-telluride technology for cardiac single photon emission computed tomographic myocardial perfusion imaging. Expert Review of Medical Devices, 14(3), 213-222.

Alqahtani, A. M., Boczar, K. E., Kansal, V., Chan, K., Dwivedi, G., & Chow, B. J. W. (2017). Quantifying Aortic Valve Calcification using Coronary Computed Tomography Angiography. Journal of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography, 11(2), 99-104.

Capoulade, R., Chan, K. L., Mathieu, P., Bosse, Y., Dumesnil, J. G., Tam, J. W., Teo, K. K., Yang, X., Witztum, J. L., Arsenault, B. J., Despres, J.-P., Pibarot, P., & Tsimikas, S. (2017). Autoantibodies and immune complexes to oxidation-specific epitopes and progression of aortic stenosis: Results from the ASTRONOMER trial. Atherosclerosis, 260, 1-7.

Chan, V., Mesana, T., & Verma, S. (2017). Functional mitral stenosis following mitral valve repair. Current Opinion in Cardiology, 32(2), 161-165.

Clyde, M., Pipe, A., Els, C., Reid, R., & Tulloch, H. (2017). Factor structure of the Smoking Cessation Self-Efficacy Questionnaire among smokers with and without a psychiatric diagnosis. Psychology of Addictive Behaviors, 31(2), 162-170.

Gasbarrino, K., Zheng, H., Hafiane, A., Veinot, J. P., Lai, C., & Daskalopoulou, S. S. (2017). Decreased Adiponectin-Mediated Signaling Through the AdipoR2 Pathway Is Associated With Carotid Plaque Instability. Stroke, 48(4), 915-924.

Juneau, D., Erthal, F., Clarkin, O., Alzahrani, A., Alenazy, A., Hossain, A., Inacio, J. R., Dwivedi, G., Dick, A. J., Rybicki, F. J., & Chow, B. J. W. (2017). Mid-diastolic left ventricular volume and mass: Normal values for coronary computed tomography angiography. Journal of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography, 11(2), 135-140.

Khera, A. V, Won, H.-H., Peloso, G. M., O’Dushlaine, C., Liu, D., Stitziel, N. O., Natarajan, P., Nomura, A., Emdin, C. A., Gupta, N., Borecki, I. B., Asselta, R., Duga, S., Merlini, P. A., Correa, A., Kessler, T., Wilson, J. G., Bown, M. J., Hall, A. S., Braund, P. S., Carey, D. J., Murray, M. F., Kirchner, H. L., Leader, J. B., Lavage, D. R., Manus, J. N., Hartzel, D. N., Samani, N. J., Schunkert, H., Marrugat, J., Elosua, R., McPherson, R., Farrall, M., Watkins, H., Lander, E. S., Rader, D. J., Danesh, J., Ardissino, D., Gabriel, S., Willer, C., Abecasis, G. R., Saleheen, D., Dewey, F. E., & Kathiresan, S. (2017). Association of Rare and Common Variation in the Lipoprotein Lipase Gene With Coronary Artery Disease. JAMA, 317(9), 937-946.

Kimmaliardjuk, D. M., & Ruel, M. (2017). Cardiac passive-aggressive behavior? The right ventricle in patients with a left ventricular assist device. Expert Review of Cardiovascular Therapy, 1-10.

Laffont, B., & Rayner, K. J. (2017). MicroRNAs in the Pathobiology and Therapy of Atherosclerosis. The Canadian Journal of Cardiology, 33(3), 313-324.

Maeda, K., Alarcon, E. I., Suuronen, E. J., & Ruel, M. (2017). Optimizing the host substrate environment for cardiac angiogenesis, arteriogenesis, and myogenesis. Expert Opinion on Biological Therapy, 17(4), 435-447.

Mielniczuk, L. M., Toth, G. G., Xie, J. X., De Bruyne, B., Shaw, L. J., & Beanlands, R. S. (2017). Can Functional Testing for Ischemia and Viability Guide Revascularization? JACC. Cardiovascular Imaging, 10(3), 354-364.

Ohira, H., Mc Ardle, B., DeKemp, R. A., Nery, P. B., Juneau, D., Renaud, J. M., Klein, R., Clarkin, O., MacDonald, K., Leung, E., Nair, G., Beanlands, R. S. B., & Birnie, D. (2017). Inter- and Intra- observer agreement of FDG-PET/CT image interpretation in patients referred for assessment of Cardiac Sarcoidosis. Journal of Nuclear Medicine : Official Publication, Society of Nuclear Medicine.

Pupkaite, J., Ahumada, M., Mclaughlin, S., Temkit, M., Alaziz, S., Seymour, R., Ruel, M., Kochevar, I., Griffith, M., Suuronen, E. J., & Alarcon, E. I. (2017). Collagen-Based Photoactive Agent for Tissue Bonding. ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 9(11), 9265-9270.

Riddell, M. A., Edwards, N., Thompson, S. R., Bernabe-Ortiz, A., Praveen, D., Johnson, C., Kengne, A. P., Liu, P., McCready, T., Ng, E., Nieuwlaat, R., Ovbiagele, B., Owolabi, M., Peiris, D., Thrift, A. G., Tobe, S., & Yusoff, K. (2017). Developing consensus measures for global programs: lessons from the Global Alliance for Chronic Diseases Hypertension research program. Globalization and Health, 13(1), 17.

Rodriguez, M. L., Lapierre, H. R., Sohmer, B., Glineur, D., & Ruel, M. (2017). Mid-Term Follow-up of Minimally Invasive Multivessel Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting: Is the Early Learning Phase Detrimental? Innovations (Philadelphia, Pa.).

Sapp, J. L., Parkash, R., & Wells, G. (2017, March). Early Catheter Ablation for Unstable Ventricular Tachycardia: Still Too Early to Tell. Circulation. Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology. United States.

Sapp, J. L., Parkash, R., Wells, G. A., Yetisir, E., Gardner, M. J., Healey, J. S., Thibault, B., Sterns, L. D., Birnie, D., Nery, P. B., Sivakumaran, S., Essebag, V., Dorian, P., & Tang, A. S. L. (2017). Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy Reduces Ventricular Arrhythmias in Primary but Not Secondary Prophylactic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator Patients: Insight From the Resynchronization in Ambulatory Heart Failure Trial. Circulation. Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology, 10(3).

Singh, J. A., Hossain, A., Tanjong Ghogomu, E., Mudano, A. S., Maxwell, L. J., Buchbinder, R., Lopez-Olivo, M. A., Suarez-Almazor, M. E., Tugwell, P., & Wells, G. A. (2017). Biologics or tofacitinib for people with rheumatoid arthritis unsuccessfully treated with biologics: a systematic review and network meta-analysis. The Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 3, CD012591.

Tissot-Dupont, H., Casalta, J. P., Gouriet, F., Hubert, S., Salaun, E., Habib, G., Fernandez-Gerlinger, M. P., Mainardi, J. L., Tattevin, P., Revest, M., Lucht, F., Botelho-Nevers, E., Gagneux-Brunon, A., Snygg-Martin, U., Chan, K. L., Bishara, J., Vilacosta, I., Olmos, C., San Roman, J. A., Lopez, J., Tornos, P., Fernandez-Hidalgo, N., Durante-Mangoni, E., Utili, R., Paul, M., Baddour, L. M., De Simone, D. C., Sohail, M. R., Steckelberg, J. M., Wilson, W. R., & Raoult, D. (2017). International experts’ practice in the antibiotic therapy of infective endocarditis is not following the guidelines. Clinical Microbiology and Infection : The Official Publication of the European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases.

Zakariyah, A. F., Rajgara, R. F., Veinot, J. P., Skerjanc, I. S., & Burgon, P. G. (2017). Congenital heart defect causing mutation in Nkx2.5 displays in vivo functional deficit. Journal of Molecular and Cellular Cardiology, 105, 89-98.


Dojeiji, L., Taylor, A., Boland, C., Brennan, C., & Penney, R. (2017). Retail food reform: How to effectively bridge what we say and what we do in our hospital settings. Healthcare Management Forum, 30(2), 101-106.

Essebag, V., Proietti, R., Birnie, D. H., Wang, J., Douketis, J., Coutu, B., Parkash, R., Lip, G. Y. H., Hohnloser, S. H., Moriarty, A., Oldgren, J., Connolly, S. J., Ezekowitz, M., & Healey, J. S. (2017). Short-term dabigatran interruption before cardiac rhythm device implantation: multi-centre experience from the RE-LY trial. 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.

Gabrani-Juma, H., Clarkin, O. J., Pourmoghaddas, A., Driscoll, B., Wells, R. G., Dekemp, R. A., & Klein, R. (2017). Validation of a Multimodality Flow Phantom and Its Application for Assessment of Dynamic SPECT and PET Technologies. IEEE Transactions on Medical Imaging, 36(1), 132-141.

Hamel, V., Cheng, K., Liao, S., Lu, A., Zheng, Y., Chen, Y., Xie, Y., & Liang, W. (2017). De Novo Human Cardiac Myocytes for Medical Research: Promises and Challenges. Stem Cells International, 2017, 4528941.

Le May, M. R., & Wells, G. A. (2017, February). Unraveling the Radial Paradox. Circulation. Cardiovascular Interventions. United States.

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