Recent Publications


Aleksova, N., Juneau, D., Dick, A., Green, M., Birnie, D., Beanlands, R. S., & Nery, P. B. (2017). Role of 18F-Fluorodeoxyglucose/Positron Emission Tomography Imaging to Demonstrate Resolution of Acute Myocarditis. The Canadian Journal of Cardiology, 33(2), 293.e3-293.e5.

Andreini, D., Pontone, G., Mushtaq, S., Gransar, H., Conte, E., Bartorelli, A. L., Pepi, M., Opolski, M. P., O Hartaigh, B., Berman, D. S., Budoff, M. J., Achenbach, S., Al-Mallah, M., Cademartiri, F., Callister, T. Q., Chang, H.-J., Chinnaiyan, K., Chow, B. J. W., Cury, R., Delago, A., Hadamitzky, M., Hausleiter, J., Feuchtner, G., Kim, Y.-J., Kaufmann, P. A., Leipsic, J., Lin, F. Y., Maffei, E., Raff, G., Shaw, L. J., Villines, T. C., Dunning, A., Marques, H., Rubinshtein, R., Hindoyan, N., Gomez, M., & Min, J. K. (2017). Long-term prognostic impact of CT-Leaman score in patients with non-obstructive CAD: Results from the COronary CT Angiography EvaluatioN For Clinical Outcomes InteRnational Multicenter (CONFIRM) study. International Journal of Cardiology, 231, 18-25.

Bennett, M., Parkash, R., Nery, P., Senechal, M., Mondesert, B., Birnie, D., Sterns, L. D., Rinne, C., Exner, D., Philippon, F., Campbell, D., Cox, J., Dorian, P., Essebag, V., Krahn, A., Manlucu, J., Molin, F., Slawnych, M., & Talajic, M. (2017). Canadian Cardiovascular Society/Canadian Heart Rhythm Society 2016 Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillator Guidelines. The Canadian Journal of Cardiology, 33(2), 174-188.

Cheung, K., Boodhwani, M., Chan, K.-L., Beauchesne, L., Dick, A., & Coutinho, T. (2017). Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm Growth: Role of Sex and Aneurysm Etiology. Journal of the American Heart Association, 6(2).

Clarke, B., Ducharme, A., Giannetti, N., Kim, D., McDonald, M., Pflugfelder, P., Rajda, M., Senechal, M., Stadnick, E., Toma, M., Zieroth, S., & Isaac, D. (2017). Multicenter evaluation of a national organ sharing policy for highly sensitized patients listed for heart transplantation in Canada. The Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation : The Official Publication of the International Society for Heart Transplantation.

Clavel, M.-A., Burwash, I. G., & Pibarot, P. (2017). Cardiac Imaging for Assessing Low-Gradient Severe Aortic Stenosis. JACC. Cardiovascular Imaging, 10(2), 185-202.

Czarnecki, A., Qiu, F., Koh, M., Prasad, T. J., Cantor, W. J., Cheema, A. N., W A Chu, M., Feindel, C., Fremes, S. E., Kingsbury, K., Natarajan, M. K., Peterson, M. D., Ruel, M., Strauss, B. H., Wijeysundera, H. C., & Ko, D. T. (2017). Clinical outcomes after trans-catheter aortic valve replacement in men and women  in Ontario, Canada. Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions : Official Journal of the Society for Cardiac Angiography & Interventions.

de Bold, A. J., & de Bold, M. L. (2017). Techniques for the Evaluation of the Genetic Expression, Intracellular Storage, and Secretion of Polypeptide Hormones with Special Reference to the Natriuretic Peptides (NPs). Methods in Molecular Biology (Clifton, N.J.), 1527, 163-176.

Fleischmann, R., Tongbram, V., van Vollenhoven, R., Tang, D. H., Chung, J., Collier, D., Urs, S., Ndirangu, K., Wells, G., & Pope, J. (2017). Systematic review and network meta-analysis of the efficacy and safety of tumour  necrosis factor inhibitor-methotrexate combination therapy versus triple therapy in rheumatoid arthritis. RMD Open, 3(1), e000371.

Gaudino, M., Puskas, J. D., Di Franco, A., Ohmes, L. B., Iannaccone, M., Barbero, U., Glineur, D., Grau, J. B., Benedetto, U., D’Ascenzo, F., Gaita, F., Girardi, L. N., & Taggart, D. P. (2017). Three Arterial Grafts Improve Late Survival: A Meta-Analysis of Propensity Matched Studies. Circulation.

Hage, A., Hage, F., Toeg, H., Davies, R., & Boodhwani, M. (2017). Aortic dissection following heart transplantation. Journal of Cardiac Surgery, 32(2), 156-158.

Kavurma, M. M., Rayner, K. J., & Karunakaran, D. (2017). The walking dead: macrophage inflammation and death in atherosclerosis. Current Opinion in Lipidology.

Kimmaliardjuk, D. M., Chan, V., & Ruel, M. (2017). Invited Commentary. The Annals of Thoracic Surgery, 103(2), 593-594.

Kipp, R. T., Abu Sham’a, R., Hiroyuki, I., Han, F. T., Refaat, M., Hsu, J. C., Field, M. E., Kopp, D. E., Marcus, G. M., Scheinman, M. M., & Hoffmayer, K. S. (2017). Concealed Accessory Pathways with a Single Ventricular and Two Discrete Atrial Insertion Sites. Pacing and Clinical Electrophysiology : PACE.

Linseman, T., Soubeyrand, S., Martinuk, A., Nikpay, M., Lau, P., & McPherson, R. (2017). Functional Validation of a Common Nonsynonymous Coding Variant in ZC3HC1 Associated With Protection From Coronary Artery Disease. Circulation. Cardiovascular Genetics, 10(1).

Major, J. L., Dewan, A., Salih, M., Leddy, J. J., & Tuana, B. S. (2017). E2F6 Impairs Glycolysis and Activates BDH1 Expression Prior to Dilated Cardiomyopathy. PloS One, 12(1), e0170066.

Nikpay, M., Stewart, A. F. R., & McPherson, R. (2017). Partitioning the heritability of Coronary Artery Disease highlights the importance of immune-mediated processes and epigenetic sites associated with transcriptional activity. Cardiovascular Research.

Ramirez, F. D., Motazedian, P., Jung, R. G., Di Santo, P., MacDonald, Z., Simard, T., Clancy, A. A., Russo, J. J., Welch, V., Wells, G. A., & Hibbert, B. (2017). Sex Bias Is Increasingly Prevalent in Preclinical Cardiovascular Research: Implications for Translational Medicine and Health Equity for Women: A Systematic Assessment of Leading Cardiovascular Journals Over a 10-Year Period. Circulation. United States.

Rayner, K. J. (2017). A big shot of small RNAs repairs a broken heart. Science Translational Medicine, 9(374).

Renaud, J. M., Moody, J. B., & deKemp, R. A. (2017). Reply: Variation in maximum count rates during myocardial blood flow quantification using Rubidium-82 PET. Journal of Nuclear Medicine : Official Publication, Society of Nuclear Medicine.

Rodriguez, M. L., Glineur, D., & Ruel, M. (2017). Consideration of Native Coronary Disease Progression in the Decision to Perform Hybrid Coronary Revascularization. Innovations (Philadelphia, Pa.), 12(1), 1-3.

Russo, J. J., James, T. E., Hibbert, B., Yousef, A., Osborne, C., Wells, G. A., Froeschl, M. P. V, So, D. Y., Chong, A. Y., Labinaz, M., Glover, C. A., Marquis, J.-F., Dick, A., Bernick, J., & Le May, M. R. (2017). Impact of mean arterial pressure on clinical outcomes in comatose survivors of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest: Insights from the University of Ottawa Heart Institute Regional Cardiac Arrest Registry (CAPITAL-CARe). Resuscitation, 113, 27-32.

Saw, J., Fahmy, P., Azzalini, L., Marquis, J.-F., Hibbert, B., Morillo, C., Carrizo, A., & Ibrahim, R. (2017). Early Canadian Multi-Center Experience with WATCHMAN for Percutaneous Left Atrial Appendage Closure. Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology.

Stiell, I. G., Clement, C. M., Rowe, B. H., Brison, R. J., Wyse, D. G., Birnie, D., Dorian, P., Lang, E., Perry, J. J., Borgundvaag, B., Eagles, D., Redfearn, D., Brinkhurst, J., & Wells, G. A. (2017). Outcomes for Emergency Department Patients With Recent-Onset Atrial Fibrillation  and Flutter Treated in Canadian Hospitals. Annals of Emergency Medicine.

Wijeysundera, H. C., Qiu, F., Koh, M., Prasad, T. J., Cantor, W. J., Cheema, A., Chu, M. W. A., Czarnecki, A., Feindel, C., Fremes, S. E., Kingsbury, K. J., Natarajan, M. K., Peterson, M., Ruel, M., Strauss, B., & Ko, D. T. (2017). Comparison of Outcomes of Balloon-Expandable Versus Self-Expandable Transcatheter Heart Valves for Severe Aortic Stenosis. The American Journal of Cardiology.