2017 Publications

En anglais seulement.


Battaglia, F., Mielniczuk, L., Dupuis, J.-Y., & Chan, V. (2017). Explant of a ball and cage valve 42 years after initial implant. The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery.

De Kerchove, L., Momeni, M., Aphram, G., Watremez, C., Bollen, X., Jashari, R., Boodhwani, M., Astarci, P., Noirhomme, P., & El Khoury, G. (2017). Free margin length and coaptation surface area in normal tricuspid aortic valve:  an anatomical study. European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery : Official Journal of the European Association for Cardio-Thoracic Surgery.

Di Santo, P., Motazedian, P., Jung, R. G., Simard, T., Ramirez, F. D., Chong, A.-Y., Glover, C., Hibbert, B., & Dwivedi, G. (2017). Evaluation Of Cobalt and Chromium Levels Following Implantation of Cobalt Chromium Coronary Stents: A Pilot Study. Heart, Lung & Circulation.

Driesbaugh, K. H., Branchetti, E., Grau, J. B., Keeney, S. J., Glass, K., Oyama, M. A., Rioux, N., Ayoub, S., Sacks, M. S., Quackenbush, J., Levy, R. J., & Ferrari, G. (2018). Serotonin receptor 2B signaling with interstitial cell activation and leaflet remodeling in degenerative mitral regurgitation. Journal of Molecular and Cellular Cardiology, 115, 94-103.

Gaudino, M. F. L., Ruel, M., & Taggart, D. P. (2017). Blaise Pascal and the evidence on the use of multiple arterial grafts for coronary artery bypass surgery after the interim analysis of the Arterial Revascularization Trial. Current Opinion in Cardiology.

Himmelfarb, J., Chertow, G. M., McCullough, P. A., Mesana, T., Shaw, A. D., Sundt, T. M., Brown, C., Cortville, D., Dagenais, F., de Varennes, B., Fontes, M., Rossert, J., & Tardif, J.-C. (2017). Perioperative THR-184 and AKI after Cardiac Surgery. Journal of the American Society of Nephrology : JASN.

Juneau, D., Nery, P., Russo, J., de Kemp, R. A., Leung, E., Beanlands, R. S. B., & Birnie, D. H. (2018). How common is isolated cardiac sarcoidosis? Extra-cardiac and cardiac findings on clinical examination and whole-body18F-fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography. International Journal of Cardiology, 253, 189-193.

Lewis, K. B., Carroll, S. L., Birnie, D., Stacey, D., & Matlock, D. D. (2018). Incorporating patients› preference diagnosis in implantable cardioverter defibrillator decision-making: A review of recent literature. Current Opinion in Cardiology, 33(1), 42-49.

Marbach, J. A., Feder, J., Yousef, A., Ramirez, F. D., Simard, T., DiSanto, P., Russo, J. J., Boland, P., Labinaz, M., Glover, C., Dick, A., & Hibbert, B. (2017). Predicting Acute Kidney Injury following Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement. Clinical and Investigative Medicine. Médecine clinique et expérimentale, 40(6), E243-E251.

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. (2017). Clinical Quantification of Myocardial Blood Flow Using PET: Joint Position Paper  of the SNMMI Cardiovascular Council and the ASNC. Journal of Nuclear Medicine : Official Publication, Society of Nuclear Medicine.

Ngu, J. M. C., & Rubens, F. D. (2018). Beyond submassive acute pulmonary embolism: Seeing clearly beyond the clouds. Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery.

Ohle, R., Kareemi, H. K., Wells, G., & Perry, J. J. (2017). Clinical examination for acute aortic dissection: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Academic Emergency Medicine : Official Journal of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine.

Ohle, R., Um, J., Anjum, O., Bleeker, H., Luo, L., Wells, G., & Perry, J. J. (2017). High risk clinical features for acute aortic dissection: A case control study. Academic Emergency Medicine : Official Journal of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine.

Prince, S. A., LeBlanc, A. G., Colley, R. C., & Saunders, T. J. (2017). Measurement of sedentary behaviour in population health surveys: a review and recommendations. PeerJ, 5, e4130.

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. (2017). Prospective, Cluster-Randomized Trial to Implement the Ottawa Model for Smoking Cessation in Diabetes Education Programs in Ontario, Canada. Diabetes Care.

Ribeiro, I. B., Ngu, J. M., Lam, B.-K., & Edwards, R. A. (2017). Simulation-Based Skill Training for Trainees in Cardiac Surgery: A Systematic Review. The Annals of Thoracic Surgery.

Shehata, N., Whitlock, R., Fergusson, D. A., Thorpe, K. E., MacAdams, C., Grocott, H. P., Rubens, F., Fremes, S., Lellouche, F., Bagshaw, S., Royse, A., Rosseel, P. M., Hare, G., Medicis, E. D., Hudson, C., Belley-Cote, E., Bainbridge, D., Kent, B., Shaw, A., Byrne, K., Syed, S., Royse, C. F., McGuiness, S., Hall, J., & Mazer, C. D. (2017).Transfusion Requirements in Cardiac Surgery III (TRICS III): Study Design of a Randomized Controlled Trial. Journal of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia.

Ussher, J. R., Campbell, J. E., Mulvihill, E. E., Baggio, L. L., Bates, H. E., McLean, B. A., Gopal, K., Capozzi, M., Yusta, B., Cao, X., Ali, S., Kim, M., Kabir, M. G., Seino, Y., Suzuki, J., & Drucker, D. J. (2017). Inactivation of the Glucose-Dependent Insulinotropic Polypeptide Receptor Improves Outcomes following Experimental Myocardial Infarction. Cell Metabolism.

Vardavas, C., Girvalaki, C., Vardavas, A., Papadakis, S., Tzatzarakis, M., Behrakis, P., & Tsatsakis, A. (2017, December). Respiratory irritants in e-cigarette refill liquids across nine European countries: a threat to respiratory health? The European Respiratory Journal. England.

Xie, J. X., Cury, R. C., Leipsic, J., Crim, M. T., Berman, D. S., Gransar, H., Budoff, M. J., Achenbach, S., Ó Hartaigh, B., Callister, T. Q., Marques, H., Rubinshtein, R., Al-Mallah, M. H., Andreini, D., Pontone, G., Cademartiri, F., Maffei, E., Chinnaiyan, K., Raff, G., Hadamitzky, M., Hausleiter, J., Feuchtner, G., Dunning, A., DeLago, A., Kim, Y.-J., Kaufmann, P. A., Villines, T. C., Chow, B. J. W., Hindoyan, N., Gomez, M., Lin, F. Y., Jones, E., Min, J. K., & Shaw, L. J. (2018). The Coronary Artery Disease-Reporting and Data System (CAD-RADS): Prognostic and Clinical Implications Associated With Standardized Coronary Computed Tomography Angiography Reporting. JACC: Cardiovascular Imaging, 11(1), 78-89.

Yeates, K., Campbell, N., Maar, M. A., Perkins, N., Liu, P., Sleeth, J., Smith, C., McAllister, C., Hua-Stewart, D., Wells, G., & Tobe, S. W. (2017). The Effectiveness of Text Messaging for Detection and Management of Hypertension  in Indigenous People in Canada: Protocol for a Randomized Controlled Trial. JMIR Research Protocols, 6(12), e244.

Yousef, A., MacDonald, Z., Simard, T., Russo, J. J., Feder, J., Froeschl, M. V, Dick, A., Glover, C., Burwash, I. G., Latib, A., Rodes-Cabau, J., Labinaz, M., & Hibbert, B. (2017). Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation (TAVI) for Native Aortic Valve Regurgitation- A Systematic Review. Circulation Journal : Official Journal of the Japanese Circulation Society.

Zakariyah, A. F., Rajgara, R. F., Horner, E., Cattin, M.-E., Blais, A., Skerjanc, I. S., & Burgon, P. G. (2017). In Vitro Modeling of Congenital Heart Defects Associated with an NKX2-5 Mutation  Revealed a Dysregulation in BMP/Notch-Mediated Signaling. Stem Cells (Dayton, Ohio).apa-559 (2). (n.d.).


Ahumada, M., Jacques, E., Andronic, C., Comer, J., Poblete, H., & Alarcon, E. I. (2017). Novel specific peptides as superior surface stabilizers for silver nano structures: Role of peptide chain length. Journal of Materials Chemistry B5(45), 8925-8928.

Alarcon, E. I., Poblete, H., Roh, H., Couture, J.-F., Comer, J., & Kochevar, I. E. (2017). Rose Bengal binding to collagen and tissue photobondingACS Omega2(10), 6646-6657.

Allen, M., Stuart, M. C., Gribble, H., Budgett, R., & Pipe, A. (2017). Needle-use declarations at the Olympic Games Rio 2016. British Journal of Sports Medicine.

Arasaratnam, P., Sadreddini, M., Yam, Y., Kansal, V., Dorbala, S., Di Carli, M. F., Beanlands, R. S., Merhige, M. E., Williams, B. A., Veledar, E., Min, J. K., Chen, L., Ruddy, T. D., Germano, G., Berman, D. S., Shaw, L. J., & Chow, B. J. W. (2017). Prognostic value of vasodilator response using rubidium-82 positron emission tomography myocardial perfusion imaging in patients with coronary artery disease. European Journal of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging.

Barron, C. C., Lalu, M. M., Stewart, D. J., Fergusson, D., Yang, H., Moher, D., Liu, P., Mazer, D., Devereaux, P. J., & McIntyre, L. (2017). Assessment of safety and efficacy of mesenchymal stromal cell therapy in preclinical models of acute myocardial infarction: A systematic review protocolSystematic Reviews6(1).

Burgon, P. G., & Megeney, L. A. (2017). Caspase signaling, a conserved inductive cue for metazoan cell differentiationSeminars in Cell and Developmental Biology.

Calder, L. A., Bhandari, A., Mastoras, G., Day, K., Momtahan, K., Falconer, M., Weitzman, B., Sohmer, B., Cwinn, A. A., Hamstra, S. J., & Parush, A. (2017). Healthcare providers› perceptions of a situational awareness display for emergency department resuscitation: a simulation qualitative studyInternational Journal for Quality in Health Care : Journal of the International Society for Quality in Health Care, 1-7.

Chan, K. L., Chen, S.-Y., Mesana, T., & Lam, B. K. (2017). Development of Mitral Stenosis After Mitral Valve Repair: Importance of Mitral Valve AreaCanadian Journal of Cardiology33(12), 1701-1707.

Dehghan, M., Mente, A., Zhang, X., Swaminathan, S., Li, W., Mohan, V., Iqbal, R., Kumar, R., Wentzel-Viljoen, E., Rosengren, A., Amma, L. I., Avezum, A., Chifamba, J., Diaz, R., Khatib, R., Lear, S., Lopez-Jaramillo, P., Liu, X., Gupta, R., Mohammadifard, N., Gao, N., Oguz, A., Ramli, A. S., Seron, P., Sun, Y., Szuba, A., Tsolekile, L., Wielgosz, A., Yusuf, R., Hussein Yusufali, A., Teo, K. K., Rangarajan, S., Dagenais, G., Bangdiwala, S. I., Islam, S., Anand, S. S., & Yusuf, S. (2017). Associations of fats and carbohydrate intake with cardiovascular disease and mortality in 18 countries from five continents (PURE): a prospective cohort studyLancet (London, England)390(10107), 2050-2062.

Elliott, J., Kelly, S. E., Millar, A. C., Peterson, J., Chen, L., Johnston, A., Kotb, A., Skidmore, B., Bai, Z., Mamdani, M., & Wells, G. A. (2017). Testosterone therapy in hypogonadal men: a systematic review and network meta-analysisBMJ Open7(11), e015284.

Girvalaki, C., Papadakis, S., Vardavas, C., Petridou, E., Pipe, A., & Lionis, C. (2017). Smoking cessation delivery by general practitioners in Crete, GreeceEuropean Journal of Public Health.

Golian, M., Angaran, P., & Mangat, I. (2017). Non-arrhythmic pre-excitation-induced cardiomyopathy. Indian Pacing and Electrophysiology Journal.

Iskandrian, A. E., Dilsizian, V., Garcia, E. V, Beanlands, R. S., Cerqueira, M., Soman, P., Berman, D. S., Cuocolo, A., Einstein, A. J., Morgan, C. J., Hage, F. G., Schelbert, H. R., Bax, J. J., Wu, J. C., Shaw, L. J., Sadeghi, M. M., Tamaki, N., Kaufmann, P. A., Gropler, R., Dorbala, S., & van Decker, W. (2017). Myocardial perfusion imaging: Lessons learned and work to be done-updateJournal of Nuclear Cardiology.

Juneau, D., Golfam, M., Hazra, S., Erthal, F., Zuckier, L. S., Bernick, J., Wells, G. A., Beanlands, R. S. B., & Chow, B. J. W. (2017). Molecular Imaging for the diagnosis of infective endocarditis: A systematic literature review and meta-analysisInternational Journal of Cardiology.

Kanaan, G. N., Ichim, B., Gharibeh, L., Maharsy, W., Patten, D. A., Xuan, J. Y., Reunov, A., Marshall, P., Veinot, J., Menzies, K., Nemer, M., & Harper, M.-E. (2018). Glutaredoxin-2 controls cardiac mitochondrial dynamics and energetics in mice, and protects against human cardiac pathologiesRedox Biology14, 509-521.

Lu, J., Wang, H.-W., Ahmad, M., Keshtkar-Jahromi, M., Blaustein, M. P., Hamlyn, J., & Leenen, F. H. H. (2017). Central and Peripheral Slow-Pressor Mechanisms Contributing toCardiovascular Research.

Marbach, J. A., Moreland, R., & Simard, T. (2017). Effect of a Formalized Research Curriculum on Fellows-in-Training and Early Career Research ProductivityJournal of the American College of Cardiology70(21), 2723-2726.

Parkash, R., Thibault, B., Philippon, F., Mangat, I., Coutu, B., Bennett, M., Crystal, E., Healey, J., Verma, A., Sandhu, R., Cameron, D., Ayala-Paredes, F., Sterns, L., Essebag, V., Sturmer, M., Nery, P., Wells, G., & Krahn, A. (2017). Canadian Registry of Implantable Electronic Device Outcomes: Longer Term Follow up of the Riata Lead Under AdvisoryHeart Rhythm.

Perger, E., Inami, T., Lyons, O. D., Alshaer, H., Smith, S., Floras, J. S., Logan, A. G., Arzt, M., Cantolla, J. D., Delgado, D., Fitzpatrick, M., Fleetham, J., Kasai, T., Kimoff, R. J., Leung, R. S. T., Filho, G. L., Mayer, P., Mielniczuk, L., Morrison, D. L., Parati, G., Parthasarathy, S., Redolfi, S., Ryan, C. M., Series, F., Tomlinson, G. A., Woo, A., & Bradley, T. D. (2017). Distinct patterns of hyperpnea during cheyne-stokes respiration: Implication for cardiac function in patients with heart failureJournal of Clinical Sleep Medicine13(11), 1235-1241.

Small, G. R., & Chow, B. J. W. (2017). CT Imaging of the Vulnerable PlaqueCurrent Treatment Options in Cardiovascular Medicine19(12).

Sohmer, B., Jafar, R., Patel, P., Chamberland, M.-È., Labrosse, M. R., & Boodhwani, M. (2017). Aortic Valve Cusp Coaptation Surface Area Using 3-Dimensional Transesophageal Echocardiography Correlates with Severity of Aortic Valve InsufficiencyJournal of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia.

Thrush, A. B., Antoun, G., Nikpay, M., Patten, D. A., DeVlugt, C., Mauger, J.-F., Beauchamp, B. L., Lau, P., Reshke, R., Doucet, E., Imbeault, P., Boushel, R., Gibbings, D., Hager, J., Valsesia, A., Slack, R., Al-Dirbashi, O. Y., Dent, R., McPherson, R., & Harper, M.-E. (2017). Diet-resistant obesity is characterized by a distinct plasma proteomic signature  and impaired muscle fiber metabolismInternational Journal of Obesity (2005).

Tulloch, H., Heenan, A., Cupper, L., Pelletier, R., O’Farrell, P., & Pipe, A. (2017). Depression and Anxiety Screening and Triage Protocol for Cardiac Rehabilitation ProgramsJournal of Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation and Prevention.


Andrade, J. G., Deyell, M. W., Badra, M., Champagne, J., Dubuc, M., Leong-Sit, P., Macle, L., Novak, P., Roux, J.-F., Sapp, J., Tang, A., Verma, A., Wells, G. A., & Khairy, P. (2017). Randomised clinical trial of cryoballoon versus irrigated radio frequency catheter ablation for atrial fibrillation-the effect of double short versus standard exposure cryoablation duration during pulmonary vein isolation (CIRCA-DOSE): methods and rationale. BMJ Open, 7(10), e017970.

Angiolillo, D. J., Rollini, F., Storey, R. F., Bhatt, D. L., James, S., Schneider, D. J., Sibbing, D., So, D. Y. F., Trenk, D., Alexopoulos, D., Gurbel, P. A., Hochholzer, W., De Luca, L., Bonello, L., Aradi, D., Cuisset, T., Tantry, U. S., Wang, T. Y., Valgimigli, M., Waksman, R., Mehran, R., Montalescot, G., Franchi, F., & Price, M. J. (2017). International Expert Consensus on Switching Platelet P2Y12 Receptor-Inhibiting Therapies. Circulation.

Birnie, D., Ohira, H., & Beanlands, R. (2017). Reply: Utilizing and Interpreting FDG-PET/CT Images in Patients Referred for Assessment of Cardiac Sarcoidosis: The Devil is in the Details. Journal of Nuclear Medicine : Official Publication, Society of Nuclear Medicine.

deKemp, R. A., Wells, R. G., & Ruddy, T. D. (2017, October). SPECT quantification of myocardial blood flow: A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step (Lao Tzu, Chinese philosopher, 604-531 BC). Journal of Nuclear Cardiology : Official Publication of the American Society of Nuclear Cardiology. United States.

Emdin, C. A., Khera, A. V, Klarin, D., Natarajan, P., Zekavat, S. M., Nomura, A., Haas, M. E., Aragam, K., Ardissino, D., Wilson, J. G., Schunkert, H., McPherson, R., Watkins, H., Elosua, R., Bown, M. J., Samani, N. J., Baber, U., Erdmann, J., Gormley, P., Palotie, A., Stitziel, N., Gupta, N., Danesh, J. N., Saleheen, D., Gabriel, S. B., & Kathiresan, S. (2017). Phenotypic Consequences of a Genetic Predisposition to Enhanced Nitric Oxide Signaling. Circulation.

Gaudino, M., Alexander, J. H., Bakaeen, F. G., Ballman, K., Barili, F., Calafiore, A. M., Davierwala, P., Goldman, S., Kappetein, P., Lorusso, R., Mylotte, D., Pagano, D., Ruel, M., Schwann, T., Suma, H., Taggart, D. P., Tranbaugh, R. F., & Fremes, S. (2017). Randomized comparison of the clinical outcome of single versus multiple arterial grafts: the ROMA trial-rationale and study protocol. European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery : Official Journal of the European Association for Cardio-Thoracic Surgery.

Gaudino, M., Antoniades, C., Benedetto, U., Deb, S., Di Franco, A., Di Giammarco, G., Fremes, S., Glineur, D., Grau, J., He, G.-W., Marinelli, D., Ohmes, L. B., Patrono, C., Puskas, J., Tranbaugh, R., Girardi, L. N., & Taggart, D. P. (2017). Mechanisms, Consequences, and Prevention of Coronary Graft Failure. Circulation, 136(18), 1749-1764.

Juneau, D., deKemp, R. A., & Beanlands, R. S. B. (2017, October). Reporting myocardial flow reserve with PET. Ready or not, here it is! But walk before you fly! Journal of Nuclear Cardiology : Official Publication of the American Society of Nuclear Cardiology. United States.

Kanaan, G. N., Ichim, B., Gharibeh, L., Maharsy, W., Patten, D. A., Xuan, J. Y., Reunov, A., Marshall, P., Veinot, J., Menzies, K., Nemer, M., & Harper, M.-E. (2017). Glutaredoxin-2 controls cardiac mitochondrial dynamics and energetics in mice, and protects against human cardiac pathologies. Redox Biology, 14, 509-521.

Kim, K.-H., Kim, Y. H., Son, J. E., Lee, J. H., Kim, S., Choe, M. S., Moon, J. H., Zhong, J., Fu, K., Lenglin, F., Yoo, J.-A., Bilan, P. J., Klip, A., Nagy, A., Kim, J.-R., Park, J. G., Hussein, S. M., Doh, K.-O., Hui, C.-C., & Sung, H.-K. (2017). Intermittent fasting promotes adipose thermogenesis and metabolic homeostasis via VEGF-mediated alternative activation of macrophage. Cell Research, 27(11), 1309-1326.

Mayfield, A. E., Kanda, P., Nantsios, A., Parent, S., Mount, S., Dixit, S., Ye, B., Seymour, R., Stewart, D. J., & Davis, D. R. (2017). Interleukin-6 mediates post-infarct repair by cardiac explant-derived stem cells. Theranostics, 7(19), 4850-4861

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., De Leeuw, P. W., 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. (2017). Reply to Who is an Expert. Journal of Hypertension, 35(11), 2327-2328.

Moeller, A. D., & Webber, J. C. (2017). Adverse effects of therapeutic hypothermia in a 55-year-old man with cardiac arrest. CMAJ : Canadian Medical Association Journal = Journal de l’Association Médicale Canadienne, 189(43), E1337-E1340.

Parush, A., Mastoras, G., Bhandari, A., Momtahan, K., Day, K., Weitzman, B., Sohmer, B., Cwinn, A., Hamstra, S. J., & Calder, L. (2017). Can Teamwork and Situational Awareness (SA) in ED Resuscitations be Improved with a Technological Cognitive Aid? Design and a Pilot Study of a Team Situation Display. Journal of Biomedical Informatics.

Rafatian, G., & Davis, D. R. (2017, October). The Frustration and Futility of Intracoronary Stem Cell Therapy. The Canadian Journal of Cardiology.

Roberts, J. D., Krahn, A. D., Ackerman, M. J., Rohatgi, R. K., Moss, A. J., Nazer, B., Tadros, R., Gerull, B., Sanatani, S., Wijeyeratne, Y. D., Baruteau, A.-E., Muir, A. R., Pang, B., Cadrin-Tourigny, J., Talajic, M., Rivard, L., Tester, D. J., Liu, T., Whitman, I. R., Wojciak, J., Conacher, S., Gula, L. J., Leong-Sit, P., Manlucu, J., Green, M. S., Hamilton, R., Healey, J. S., Lopes, C. M., Behr, E. R., Wilde, A. A., Gollob, M. H., & Scheinman, M. M. (2017). Loss-of-Function KCNE2 Variants: True Monogenic Culprits of Long-QT Syndrome or Proarrhythmic Variants Requiring Secondary Provocation? Circulation. Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology, 10(8).

Ruel, M., & Gardner, T. J. (2017). Introduction to the 2017 Cardiovascular Surgery-Themed Issue of Circulation. Circulation, 136(18), 1675.

Ruel, M., Verma, S., & Bhatt, D. L. (2017). What Is the Optimal Revascularization Strategy for Left Main Coronary Stenosis? JAMA Cardiology, 2(10), 1061-1062.

Russo, J. J., Goodman, S. G., Bagai, A., Dery, J.-P., Tan, M. K., Fisher, H. N., Zhang, X., Zhu, Y. E., Welsh, R. C., Siega, A. Della, Kokis, A., Wong, B. Y. L., Henderson, M., Lutchmedial, S., Lavi, S., Mehta, S. R., & Yan, A. T. (2017). Duration of dual antiplatelet therapy and associated outcomes following percutaneous coronary intervention for acute myocardial infarction: contemporary practice insights from the Canadian Observational Antiplatelet Study. European Heart Journal. Quality of Care & Clinical Outcomes, 3(4), 303-311.

Schormair, B., Zhao, C., Bell, S., Tilch, E., Salminen, A. V, Pütz, B., Dauvilliers, Y., Stefani, A., Högl, B., Poewe, W., Kemlink, D., Sonka, K., Bachmann, C. G., Paulus, W., Trenkwalder, C., Oertel, W. H., Hornyak, M., Teder-Laving, M., Metspalu, A., Hadjigeorgiou, G. M., Polo, O., Fietze, I., Ross, O. A., Wszolek, Z., Butterworth, A. S., Soranzo, N., Ouwehand, W. H., Roberts, D. J., Danesh, J., Allen, R. P., Earley, C. J., Ondo, W. G., Xiong, L., Montplaisir, J., Gan-Or, Z., Perola, M., Vodicka, P., Dina, C., Franke, A., Tittmann, L., Stewart, A. F. R., Shah, S. H., Gieger, C., Peters, A., Rouleau, G. A., Berger, K., Oexle, K., Di Angelantonio, E., Hinds, D. A., Müller-Myhsok, B., Winkelmann, J., Balkau, B., Ducimetière, P., Eschwège, E., Rancière, F., Alhenc-Gelas, F., Gallois, Y., Girault, A., Fumeron, F., Marre, M., Roussel, R., Bonnet, F., Bonnefond, A., Cauchi, S., Froguel, P., Cogneau, J., Born, C., Caces, E., Cailleau, M., Lantieri, O., Moreau, J. G., Rakotozafy, F., Tichet, J., Vol, S., Agee, M., Alipanahi, B., Auton, A., Bell, R. K., Bryc, K., Elson, S. L., Fontanillas, P., Furlotte, N. A., Hinds, D. A., Hromatka, B. S., Huber, K. E., Kleinman, A., Litterman, N. K., McIntyre, M. H., Mountain, J. L., Northover, C. A., Pitts, S. J., Sathirapongsasuti, J. F., Sazonova, O. V, Shelton, J. F., Shringarpure, S., Tian, C., Tung, J. Y., Vacic, V., & Wilson, C. H. (2017). Identification of novel risk loci for restless legs syndrome in genome-wide association studies in individuals of European ancestry: a meta-analysis. The Lancet Neurology, 16(11), 898-907.

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). American Journal of Cardiology, 120(4), 582-587.

Singh, K., Bhalla, A. S., Qutub, M. A., Carson, K., & Labinaz, M. (2017). Systematic review and meta-analysis to compare outcomes between intermediate- and high-risk patients undergoing transcatheter aortic valve implantation. European Heart Journal. Quality of Care & Clinical Outcomes, 3(4), 289-295.

Tran, D. T. T. (2017). Suxamethonium or rocuronium for rapid sequence induction of anaesthesia? A reply. Anaesthesia, 72(11), 1421.

Tugwell, P., Grosskleg, S., Shea, B., Beaton, D., & Wells, G. A. (2017). Introduction: OMERACT 2016 - International Consensus Conference on Outcome Measures in Rheumatology, Whistler, British Columbia, Canada, May 2016. The Journal of Rheumatology, 44(10), 1511-1514.

Tulloch, H., Heenan, A., Sweet, S., Goldfield, G. S., Kenny, G. P., Alberga, A. S., & Sigal, R. J. (2017). Depressive symptoms, perceived stress, self-efficacy, and outcome expectations: Predict fitness among adolescents with obesity. Journal of Health Psychology, 1359105317734039.

Tung, M. K., Ramkumar, S., Cameron, J. D., Pang, B., Nerlekar, N., Kotschet, E., & Alison, J. (2017). Retrospective Cohort Study Examining Reduced Intensity and Duration of Anticoagulant and Antiplatelet Therapy Following Left Atrial Appendage Occlusion with the WATCHMAN Device. Heart, Lung & Circulation, 26(5), 477-485.


Andrade, J. G., Deyell, M. W., Badra, M., Champagne, J., Dubuc, M., Leong-Sit, P., Macle, L., Novak, P., Roux, J.-F., Sapp, J., Tang, A., Verma, A., Wells, G. A., & Khairy, P. (2017). Randomised clinical trial of cryoballoon versus irrigated radio frequency catheter ablation for atrial fibrillation - The effect of double short versus standard exposure cryoablation duration during pulmonary vein isolation (CIRCA-DOSE): Methods and rationaleBMJ Open7(10).

Bami, K., Premaratne, M., Lamba, J., Yam, Y., Hossain, A., Keenan, M., Haddad, T., Anand, S., Burwash, I. G., Ruddy, T. D., Dwivedi, G., & Chow, B. J. W. (2017). Appropriate Use Criteria for Cardiac Computed Tomography: Impact on Diagnostic UtilityJournal of Computer Assisted Tomography41(5), 746-749.

Birnie, D., Hudnall, H., Lemke, B., Aonuma, K., Lee, K. L.-F., Gasparini, M., Gorcsan, J. 3rd, Cerkvenik, J., & Martin, D. O. (2017). Continuous optimization of cardiac resynchronization therapy reduces atrial fibrillation in heart failure patients: Results of the Adaptive Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy TrialHeart Rhythm.

Blackburn, N. J. R., Vulesevic, B., McNeill, B., Cimenci, C. E., Ahmadi, A., Gonzalez-Gomez, M., Ostojic, A., Zhong, Z., Brownlee, M., Beisswenger, P. J., Milne, R. W., & Suuronen, E. J. (2017). Methylglyoxal-derived advanced glycation end products contribute to negative cardiac remodeling and dysfunction post-myocardial infarctionBasic Research in Cardiology112(5), 57.

Cajita, M. I., Baumgartner, E., Berben, L., Denhaerynck, K., Helmy, R., Schönfeld, S., Berger, G., Vetter, C., Dobbels, F., Russell, C. L., De Geest, S., Crespo-Leiro, M. G., Cupples, S., De Simone, P., Groenewoud, A., Kugler, C., Ohler, L., Van Cleemput, J., Poncelet, A. J., Sebbag, L., Michel, M., Bernard, A., Doesch, A., Livi, U., Manfredini, V., Brossa-Loidi, V., Segovia-Cubero, J., Almenar-Bonet, L., Segura Saint-Gerons, C., Mohacsi, P., Horvath, E., Riotto, C., Parry, G., Firouzi, A., Kozuszko, S., Haddad, H., Kaan, A., Fisher, G., Miller, T., Flattery, M., Ludrosky, K., Coleman, B., Trammell, J., St. Clair, K., Kao, A., Molina, M., Canales, K. R., de Almeida, S. S., Ayoub, A. C., Barone, F., Harkess, M., & Maddicks-Law, J. (2017). Heart transplant centers with multidisciplinary team show a higher level of chronic illness management - Findings from the International BRIGHT StudyHeart and Lung: Journal of Acute and Critical Care46(5), 351-356. Retrieved from

Chong, A.-Y., Lo, T., George, S., Ratib, K., Mamas, M., & Nolan, J. (2017). The effect of pre-procedure sublingual nitroglycerin on radial artery diameter and Allen’s test outcome - Relevance to transradial catheterizationCardiovascular Revascularization Medicine.

Erthal, F., Inacio, J. R., Hazra, S., Chan, V., & Chow, B. J. W. (2017). Cardiac Computed Tomography: Before and After Cardiac SurgeryJournal of Thoracic Imaging.

Erthal, F., Premaratne, M., Yam, Y., Chen, L., Lamba, J., Keenan, M., Haddad, T., Pharasi, K., Anand, S., Beanlands, R. S., Burwash, I. G., Dwivedi, G., Ruddy, T. D., & Chow, B. J. W. (2017). Appropriate Use Criteria for Cardiac Computed Tomography: Does Computed Tomography Have Incremental Value in All Appropriate Use Criteria Categories? Journal of Thoracic Imaging.

Fraineau, S., Palii, C. G., McNeill, B., Ritso, M., Shelley, W. C., Prasain, N., Chu, A., Vion, E., Rieck, K., Nilufar, S., Perkins, T. J., Rudnicki, M. A., Allan, D. S., Yoder, M. C., Suuronen, E. J., & Brand, M. (2017). Epigenetic Activation of Pro-angiogenic Signaling Pathways in Human Endothelial Progenitors Increases VasculogenesisStem Cell Reports.

Grau, J. B., & Fortier, J. (2017). Bicuspid Aortic Valve Syndrome requires new diagnostic tools to better stratify patients . Cirugia Cardiovascular24(5), 265-266.

Hosoyama, K., Ahumada, M., McTiernan, C. D., Bejjani, J., Variola, F., Ruel, M., Xu, B., Liang, W., Suuronen, E. J., & Alarcon, E. I. (2017). Multi-functional thermo-crosslinkable collagen-metal nanoparticle composites for tissue regeneration: Nanosilver: vs. Nanogold. RSC Advances7(75), 47704-47708.

Jabagi, H., Tran, D. T., Hessian, R., Glineur, D., & Rubens, F. D. (2017). Impact of Gender on Arterial Revascularization Strategies for Coronary Artery Bypass GraftingThe Annals of Thoracic Surgery.

Jull, J., Whitehead, M., Petticrew, M., Kristjansson, E., Gough, D., Petkovic, J., Volmink, J., Weijer, C., Taljaard, M., Edwards, S., Mbuagbaw, L., Cookson, R., McGowan, J., Lyddiatt, A., Boyer, Y., Cuervo, L. G., Armstrong, R., White, H., Yoganathan, M., Pantoja, T., Shea, B., Pottie, K., Norheim, O., Baird, S., Robberstad, B., Sommerfelt, H., Asada, Y., Wells, G., Tugwell, P., & Welch, V. (2017). When is a randomised controlled trial health equity relevant? Development and validation of a conceptual frameworkBMJ Open7(9), e015815.

Khan, F., Rahman, A., Carrier, M., Kearon, C., Schulman, S., Couturaud, F., Prandoni, P., Eichinger, S., Becattini, C., Agnelli, G., Buller, H. R., Brighton, T. A., Palareti, G., Pinede, L., Sabri, E., Hutton, B., Wells, G. A., & Rodger, M. A. (2017). Long-term risk of recurrence after discontinuing anticoagulants for a first unprovoked venous thromboembolism: protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysisBMJ Open7(9), 16950.

Klein, R., Ocneanu, A., & deKemp, R. A. (2017). Time-frame sampling for82Rb PET flow quantification: Towards standardization of clinical protocolsJournal of Nuclear Cardiology24(5), 1530-1534.

Le May, M., Wells, G. A., & Chong, A. Y. (2017). Do the results of the SYNTAX trial apply to my centre? EuroIntervention : Journal of EuroPCR in Collaboration with the Working Group on  Interventional Cardiology of the European Society of Cardiology13(7), 781-783.

Major, J. L., Salih, M., & Tuana, B. S. (2017). E2F6 protein levels modulate drug induced apoptosis in cardiomyocytesCellular Signalling40, 230-238.

May, M. L., Wells, G. A., & Chung, A. Y. (2017). Do the results of the SYNTAX trial apply to my centre? EuroIntervention13(7), 781-783.

McDonald, H., Gawad, N., Raiche, I., & Rubens, F. D. (2017). Transition to Residency: The Successful Development and Implementation of a Nonclinical Elective in Perioperative ManagementJournal of Surgical Education.

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., De Leeuw, P. W., 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. (2017). ReplyJournal of Hypertension35(11), 2327-2328.

Nguyen, M.-A., Karunakaran, D., Geoffrion, M., Cheng, H. S., Tandoc, K., Perisic Matic, L., Hedin, U., Maegdefessel, L., Fish, J. E., & Rayner, K. J. (2017). Extracellular Vesicles Secreted by Atherogenic Macrophages Transfer MicroRNA to Inhibit Cell MigrationArteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology.

Russo, J. J., Goodman, S. G., Cantor, W. J., Ko, D. T., Bagai, A., Tan, M. K., Di Mario, C., Halvorsen, S., Le May, M., Fernandez-Avilés, F., Scheller, B., Armstrong, P. W., Borgia, F., Piscione, F., Sanchez, P. L., & Yan, A. T. (2017). Does renal function affect the efficacy or safety of a pharmacoinvasive strategy in patients with ST-elevation myocardial infarction? A meta-analysis. American Heart Journal193, 46-54.

Ruzicka, M., Edwards, C., McCormick, B., & Hiremath, S. (2017). Thus Far and No Further: Should Diastolic Hypotension Limit Intensive Blood Pressure Lowering? Current Treatment Options in Cardiovascular Medicine19(10), 80.

Shea, B. J., Reeves, B. C., Wells, G., Thuku, M., Hamel, C., Moran, J., Moher, D., Tugwell, P., Welch, V., Kristjansson, E., & Henry, D. A. (2017). AMSTAR 2: a critical appraisal tool for systematic reviews that include randomised or non-randomised studies of healthcare interventions, or bothBMJ (Clinical Research Ed.)358, j4008.

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)American Journal of Cardiology120(4), 582-587.

Tugwell, P., Grosskleg, S., Shea, B., Beaton, D., & Wells, G. A. (2017). OMERACT 2016 - International consensus conference on outcome measures in rheumatology clinical trialsJournal of Rheumatology44(10), 1511-1512.

Yeo, C., Green, M. S., Nair, G. M., Birnie, D. H., Nery, P. B., & Sadek, M. M. (2017). Bidirectional ventricular tachycardia in ischemic cardiomyopathy during ablation. HeartRhythm Case Reports.

Zelt, J. G. E., Liu, P. P., Erthal, F., deKemp, R. A., Wells, G., O’Meara, E., Garrard, L., Beanlands, R. S. B., & Mielniczuk, L. M. (2017). N-Terminal Pro B-Type Natriuretic Peptide and High-Sensitivity Cardiac Troponin T Levels Are Related to the Extent of Hibernating Myocardium in Patients With Ischemic Heart FailureCanadian Journal of Cardiology.

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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 heartCell 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 ReplacementJACC. Cardiovascular Interventions10(15), 1564-1574.

Belway, D., Rubens, F. D., & Tran, D. T. T. (2017). Practice meta-environment of the cardiovascular perfusionistPerfusion, 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 AdultsHeart, 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 analysisInternational Journal of Emergency Medicine10(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 Medicine58(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 BurdenJournal of the American Heart Association6(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 injuryFrontiers in Cellular Neuroscience11.

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 stentsActa Cardiologica72(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 Reports10(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 pacingEuropean Journal of Heart Failure19(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 diseasesCardiovascular Research113(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 usersTransfusion.

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) trialJournal 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 Medicine51(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 careScientific Reports7(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 PatientsCirculation.

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 systemEndocrine 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 experienceInteractive Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery25(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 diseaseNature Genetics49(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 GuidelinesThe Canadian Journal of Cardiology33(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-analysisJournal 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 reviewJournal of Clinical Neuroscience: Official Journal of the Neurosurgical Society of Australasia44, 95-100.

Rubens, F. D. (2017, August). «A light heart lives long»: A new avenue of secondary prevention we must exploreThe 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 Surgery154(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 Cardiology32(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 studyBMC Cancer17(1), 519.

Soubeyrand, S., Martinuk, A., & McPherson, R. (2017). TRIB1 is a positive regulator of hepatocyte nuclear factor 4-alpha. Scientific Reports7(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 Imaging10(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 Techniques3(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 StudyJournal 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 ModelsThe Journal of Physical Chemistry. B121(26), 6331-6340.

Chan, V., & Mesana, T. (2017). ReplyAnnals of Thoracic Surgery104(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-146aCirculation 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 studyCanadian Journal of Anaesthesia = Journal Canadien D’anesthésie. 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 centresCurrent Oncology (Toronto, Ont.)24(3), e185-e190.

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

Kanda, P., & Davis, D. R. (2017). Cellular mechanisms underlying cardiac engraftment of stem cellsExpert 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 protocolsJournal 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 Genetics10(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 competency.  Journal of Critical Care40, 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 riskCurrent Opinion in Cardiology.

Rayner, K. J. (2017). Cell Death in the Vessel Wall: The Good, the Bad, the UglyArteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology37(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 MorphologyPlanta 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 specialistsCurrent Opinion in Cardiology.

Vernec, A., Pipe, A., & Slack, A. (2017, July). A painful dilemma? Analgesic use in sport and the role of anti-dopingBritish 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 CliniciansJournal 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 nanostructuresThe Analyst142(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 StudyCanadian Journal of Kidney Health and Disease4.

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 SurgeryAnesthesia 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 ForceJournal 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 Open7(5), e015032.

Chan, V., & Mesana, T. (2017, July). ReplyThe 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 flutterCJEM, 1-7.

Di Santo, P., Simard, T., Marquis, J.-F., & Hibbert, B. (2017). Left Atrial Dissection After Percutaneous Transluminal Mitral ValvuloplastyThe Canadian Journal of Cardiology33(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 AllianceJACC. 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 imagingPloS One12(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 Reports10(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 Trials59, 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 amyloidosisJournal 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 trialsInternational 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 PhysiciansJournal 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 fibrillationJournal 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 DiseaseCirculation 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 LeagueThe American Journal of Cardiology119(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 FibrillationHeart Rhythm14(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 ablationCirculation135(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 SubjectsJournal 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 reviewObesity 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 FailureThe Canadian Journal of Cardiology33(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 labelsJournal 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 trainingPerfusion.

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 ProgramCanadian 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 GuysThe 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 SurgeryCritical 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 reviewAnaesthesia72(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 PETJournal 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 Reports3(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 studyThe 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 Cardiology33(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 B5(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 BioprosthesisCirculation: Cardiovascular Interventions10(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 syndromePLoS ONE12(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 MutationCanadian 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 reviewBMJ Open7(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 Open5(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 Surgery51(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 TrialApplied Physiology, Nutrition, and Metabolism = Physiologie Appliquee, Nutrition et Métabolisme42(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 obesityJournal 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 TrialCirculation.

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 tissuePloS One12(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-analysisThe Canadian Journal of Cardiology33(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-AnalysisCirculation. Cardiovascular Imaging10(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 correctionJournal of Nuclear Cardiology.

Langlois, J., Bellemare, C., Toulouse, J., & Wells, G. A. (2017). Spatial abilities and anatomy knowledge assessment: A systematic reviewAnatomical Sciences Education10(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 HandoffCurrent Cardiology Reports19(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 DysfunctionJournal of the American Heart Association6(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 AdultsThe Canadian Journal of Cardiology33(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 Research17(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 trialEuropean Journal of Heart Failure19(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 SettingsJMIR mHealth and uHealth5(4), e47.

Mesana, T. G. (2017). Atherosclerotic arch and anemia: A dangerous combinationThe 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 AtherosclerosisArteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology.

Park, C., Ban, K., Levit, R. D., Liang, W., Park, H.-J., & Wagner, M. B. (2017). Cardiovascular Regeneration: Biology and TherapyStem 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 DiseaseJournal of the American Heart Association6(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 StudyJournal of the American Heart Association6(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 TranslationCirculation 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 Electrophysiology3(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 RunnersJournal 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 DiseaseThe Canadian Journal of Cardiology33(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 Drp1Antioxidants & 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 InteractionsCirculation.

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-AnalysisHeart, 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 Medicine59(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 studyCMAJ Open5(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 activationChemical Communications53(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 reviewInternational 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 imagingExpert Review of Medical Devices14(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 AngiographyJournal of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography11(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 trialAtherosclerosis260, 1-7.

Chan, V., Mesana, T., & Verma, S. (2017). Functional mitral stenosis following mitral valve repairCurrent Opinion in Cardiology32(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 diagnosisPsychology of Addictive Behaviors31(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 InstabilityStroke48(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 angiographyJournal of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography11(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 DiseaseJAMA317(9), 937-946.

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

Laffont, B., & Rayner, K. J. (2017). MicroRNAs in the Pathobiology and Therapy of AtherosclerosisThe Canadian Journal of Cardiology33(3), 313-324.

Maeda, K., Alarcon, E. I., Suuronen, E. J., & Ruel, M. (2017). Optimizing the host substrate environment for cardiac angiogenesis, arteriogenesis, and myogenesisExpert Opinion on Biological Therapy17(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 Imaging10(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 SarcoidosisJournal 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 BondingACS Applied Materials & Interfaces9(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 programGlobalization and Health13(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 TellCirculation. 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 TrialCirculation. Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology10(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-analysisThe Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews3, 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 guidelinesClinical 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 deficitJournal of Molecular and Cellular Cardiology105, 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 Forum30(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 trialEuropace : 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 TechnologiesIEEE Transactions on Medical Imaging36(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 ChallengesStem Cells International2017, 4528941.

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

Maeda, K., Seymour, R., Ruel, M., & Suuronen, E. J. (2017). Echocardiography-Guided Intramyocardial Injection Method in a Murine ModelMethods in Molecular Biology (Clifton, N.J.)1553, 217-225.

Ocneanu, A. F., deKemp, R. A., Renaud, J. M., Adler, A., Beanlands, R. S. B., & Klein, R. (2017). Optimally Repeatable Kinetic Model Variant for Myocardial Blood Flow Measurements with 82Rb PETComputational and Mathematical Methods in Medicine2017, 6810626.

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: Canadian Registry of Atrial Fibrillation 10-year follow-upHeart Rhythm.

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. G., Birnie, D. H., Ha, A. C., Wilton, S. B., Mangat, I., Gray, C. J., Gardner, M. J., & Tang, A. S. L. (2017). The Effect of Aggressive Blood Pressure Control on the Recurrence of Atrial Fibrillation After Catheter Ablation: A Randomized, Open Label, Clinical Trial (Substrate Modification with Aggressive Blood Pressure Control: SMAC- AF)Circulation.

Pourdjabbar, A., Hibbert, B., Chong, A.-Y., Le May, M. R., Labinaz, M., Simard, T., Daniel Ramirez, F., Lugomirski, P., Maze, R., Froeschl, M., Glove, C., Dick, A., Marquis, J.-F., Bernick, J., Wells, G., & So, D. Y. F. (2017). A randomised study for optimising crossover from ticagrelor to clopidogrel in patients with acute coronary syndromeThrombosis and Haemostasis117(2), 303-310.

Reed, J. L., Prince, S. A., Elliott, C. G., Mullen, K.-A. K.-A., Tulloch, H. E., Hiremath, S., Cotie, L. M., Pipe, A. L., & Reid, R. D. (2017). Impact of workplace physical activity interventions on physical activity and cardiometabolic health among working-age womenCirculation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes10(2).

Simard, T., Jung, R. G., Motazedian, P., Di Santo, P., Ramirez, F. D., Russo, J. J., Labinaz, A., Yousef, A., Anantharam, B., Pourdjabbar, A., & Hibbert, B. (2017). Progenitor Cells for Arterial Repair: Incremental Advancements towards Therapeutic RealityStem Cells International2017, 8270498.

Webb, T. R., Erdmann, J., Stirrups, K. E., Stitziel, N. O., Masca, N. G. D., Jansen, H., Kanoni, S., Nelson, C. P., Ferrario, P. G., Konig, I. R., Eicher, J. D., Johnson, A. D., Hamby, S. E., Betsholtz, C., Ruusalepp, A., Franzen, O., Schadt, E. E., Bjorkegren, J. L. M., Weeke, P. E., Auer, P. L., . Kathiresan, S. (2017). Systematic Evaluation of Pleiotropy Identifies 6 Further Loci Associated With Coronary Artery DiseaseJournal of the American College of Cardiology69(7), 823-836.


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 MyocarditisThe Canadian Journal of Cardiology33(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 Cardiology231, 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 GuidelinesThe Canadian Journal of Cardiology33(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 EtiologyJournal of the American Heart Association6(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 CanadaThe 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 StenosisJACC. Cardiovascular Imaging10(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, CanadaCatheterization 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 arthritisRMD Open3(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 StudiesCirculation.

Hage, A., Hage, F., Toeg, H., Davies, R., & Boodhwani, M. (2017). Aortic dissection following heart transplantationJournal of Cardiac Surgery32(2), 156-158.

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

Kimmaliardjuk, D. M., Chan, V., & Ruel, M. (2017). Invited CommentaryThe Annals of Thoracic Surgery103(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 SitesPacing 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 DiseaseCirculation. Cardiovascular Genetics10(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 CardiomyopathyPloS One12(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 activityCardiovascular 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 PeriodCirculation. United States.

Rayner, K. J. (2017). A big shot of small RNAs repairs a broken heartScience Translational Medicine9(374).

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