Yves Lacasse

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Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Clinical diagnosis of hypersensitivity pneumonitis
    Yves Lacasse
    Centre de Pneumologie, Hopital Laval, Universite Laval, Ste Foy, Quebec, Canada
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 168:952-8. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Randomized trial of paroxetine in end-stage COPD
    Y Lacasse
    Centre de Recherche, Centre de Pneumologie, Hopital Laval, Institut Universitaire de Cardiologie et de Pneumologie de l Universite Laval, Quebec, Canada
    Monaldi Arch Chest Dis 61:140-7. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Accuracy of virtual bronchoscopy to detect endobronchial lesions
    Yves Lacasse
    Centre de Recherche and Department of Radiology, Hopital Laval, Institut Universitaire de Cardiologie et de Pneumologie de l Universite Laval, Sainte Foy, Quebec, Canada
    Ann Thorac Surg 77:1774-80. 2004
  4. doi request reprint Recent advances in hypersensitivity pneumonitis
    Yves Lacasse
    Centre de Recherche, Institut universitaire de cardiologie et de pneumologie de Québec Hôpital Laval, Quebec, QC, Canada
    Chest 142:208-17. 2012
  5. pmc Validity of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease diagnoses in a large administrative database
    Yves Lacasse
    Centre de Recherche, Institut universitaire de cardiologie et de pneumologie de Québec Hospital Laval, Quebec
    Can Respir J 19:e5-9. 2012
  6. ncbi request reprint [Clinical and immunopathological aspects of hypersensitivity pneumonitis]
    Y Lacasse
    Unité de Recherche en Pneumologie, Centre de Recherche de l Hopital Laval, Institut Universitaire de Cardiologie et de Pneumologie de l Universite Laval, Quebec, Canada
    Rev Mal Respir 21:769-81. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Pulmonary rehabilitation: an integral part of the long-term management of COPD
    Yves Lacasse
    Centre de Recherche, Centre de Pneumologie, Hopital Laval, 2725 Chemin Ste Foy, Ste Foy, Quebec G1V 4G5, Canada
    Swiss Med Wkly 134:601-5. 2004
  8. doi request reprint Myths and controversies in hypersensitivity pneumonitis
    Yves Lacasse
    Centre de Pneumologie, Hopital Laval, Quebec, Canada
    Semin Respir Crit Care Med 29:631-42. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Randomised trial of ambulatory oxygen in oxygen-dependent COPD
    Y Lacasse
    Centre de Pneumologie, Hopital Laval, 2725 Chemin Ste Foy, Ste Foy, Quebec, G1V 4G5, Canada
    Eur Respir J 25:1032-8. 2005
  10. doi request reprint Dose-response meta-analysis of silica and lung cancer
    Yves Lacasse
    Centre de Recherche, Centre de Pneumologie, Hopital Laval, Institut Universitaire de Cardiologie et de Pneumologie de l Universite Laval, 2725 Chemin Ste Foy, Quebec, P Quebec G1V 4G5, Canada
    Cancer Causes Control 20:925-33. 2009

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  1. ncbi request reprint Clinical diagnosis of hypersensitivity pneumonitis
    Yves Lacasse
    Centre de Pneumologie, Hopital Laval, Universite Laval, Ste Foy, Quebec, Canada
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 168:952-8. 2003
    ..The rule retained its accuracy when validated in a separate cohort of 261 patients. The diagnosis of HP can often be made or rejected with confidence, especially in areas of high or low prevalence, respectively, without BAL or biopsy...
  2. ncbi request reprint Randomized trial of paroxetine in end-stage COPD
    Y Lacasse
    Centre de Recherche, Centre de Pneumologie, Hopital Laval, Institut Universitaire de Cardiologie et de Pneumologie de l Universite Laval, Quebec, Canada
    Monaldi Arch Chest Dis 61:140-7. 2004
    ..The objective of this study was to examine the effect of an antidepressant drug on disease-specific quality of life in patients with end-stage COPD who present significant depressive symptoms...
  3. ncbi request reprint Accuracy of virtual bronchoscopy to detect endobronchial lesions
    Yves Lacasse
    Centre de Recherche and Department of Radiology, Hopital Laval, Institut Universitaire de Cardiologie et de Pneumologie de l Universite Laval, Sainte Foy, Quebec, Canada
    Ann Thorac Surg 77:1774-80. 2004
    ..Our objectives were to evaluate the accuracy (in terms of sensitivity and specificity) of VB in detecting endobronchial lesions, and to determine the anatomical limit of detection of endobronchial lesions by VB...
  4. doi request reprint Recent advances in hypersensitivity pneumonitis
    Yves Lacasse
    Centre de Recherche, Institut universitaire de cardiologie et de pneumologie de Québec Hôpital Laval, Quebec, QC, Canada
    Chest 142:208-17. 2012
    ..New offending antigens, such as mycobacteria causing hot tub lung and metalworking fluid HP, have recently been identified and have stimulated further research in HP...
  5. pmc Validity of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease diagnoses in a large administrative database
    Yves Lacasse
    Centre de Recherche, Institut universitaire de cardiologie et de pneumologie de Québec Hospital Laval, Quebec
    Can Respir J 19:e5-9. 2012
    ..Administrative databases are often used for research purposes, with minimal attention devoted to the validity of the included diagnoses...
  6. ncbi request reprint [Clinical and immunopathological aspects of hypersensitivity pneumonitis]
    Y Lacasse
    Unité de Recherche en Pneumologie, Centre de Recherche de l Hopital Laval, Institut Universitaire de Cardiologie et de Pneumologie de l Universite Laval, Quebec, Canada
    Rev Mal Respir 21:769-81. 2004
    ..Hypersensitivity pneumonitis (HP) is a pulmonary disease with symptoms of dyspnoea and cough resulting from the inhalation of an antigen to which the patient has been previously sensitized...
  7. ncbi request reprint Pulmonary rehabilitation: an integral part of the long-term management of COPD
    Yves Lacasse
    Centre de Recherche, Centre de Pneumologie, Hopital Laval, 2725 Chemin Ste Foy, Ste Foy, Quebec G1V 4G5, Canada
    Swiss Med Wkly 134:601-5. 2004
    ..The value of various components of rehabilitation, programme length, the required degree of supervision, the intensity of training and the best approach to maintaining programme adherence represent issues that remain to be explored...
  8. doi request reprint Myths and controversies in hypersensitivity pneumonitis
    Yves Lacasse
    Centre de Pneumologie, Hopital Laval, Quebec, Canada
    Semin Respir Crit Care Med 29:631-42. 2008
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Randomised trial of ambulatory oxygen in oxygen-dependent COPD
    Y Lacasse
    Centre de Pneumologie, Hopital Laval, 2725 Chemin Ste Foy, Ste Foy, Quebec, G1V 4G5, Canada
    Eur Respir J 25:1032-8. 2005
    ..Ambulatory oxygen had no effect on any of the outcomes. In conclusion, the current results do not support the widespread provision of ambulatory oxygen to patients with oxygen-dependent chronic obstructive pulmonary disease...
  10. doi request reprint Dose-response meta-analysis of silica and lung cancer
    Yves Lacasse
    Centre de Recherche, Centre de Pneumologie, Hopital Laval, Institut Universitaire de Cardiologie et de Pneumologie de l Universite Laval, 2725 Chemin Ste Foy, Quebec, P Quebec G1V 4G5, Canada
    Cancer Causes Control 20:925-33. 2009
    ..To examine the association between occupational exposure to silica and lung cancer from a systematic review (and meta-analysis) of the epidemiologic literature, with special reference to the methodological quality of observational studies...
  11. doi request reprint Classification of hypersensitivity pneumonitis: a hypothesis
    Yves Lacasse
    Centre de Pneumologie, Hopital Laval, Universite Laval, 2725 Chemin Ste Fo, Quebec, Que G1V 4G5, Canada
    Int Arch Allergy Immunol 149:161-6. 2009
    ..The objective of this study was to determine whether the current classification of HP truly reflects categories of patients with distinct clinical features...
  12. ncbi request reprint Patterns and determinants of compliance with inhaled steroids in adults with asthma
    Yves Lacasse
    Centre de Recherche, Hopital Laval, Institut Universitaire de Cardiologie et de Pneumologie de l Universite Laval, Ste Foy, Qubec, Canada
    Can Respir J 12:211-7. 2005
    ..Patient compliance with inhaled corticosteroids (ICS) in asthma is considered to be suboptimal...
  13. ncbi request reprint The validity of diagnosing chronic obstructive pulmonary disease from a large administrative database
    Yves Lacasse
    Centre de Pneumologie, Hopital Laval, 2725 Chemin Sainte Foy, Sainte Foy, Quebec G1V 4G5, Canada
    Can Respir J 12:251-6. 2005
    ..Health authorities create and maintain administrative databases. Despite the potential advantages of these databases, the validity of the information they include must be considered...
  14. ncbi request reprint Meta-analysis of silicosis and lung cancer
    Yves Lacasse
    Centre de Recherche, Centre de Pneumologie, Hopital Laval, Institut Universitaire de Cardiologie et de Pneumologie de l Universite Laval, Quebec, Canada
    Scand J Work Environ Health 31:450-8. 2005
    ..This study examined the association between silicosis and lung cancer in a systematic review (and meta-analysis) of the epidemiologic literature, with special reference to the methodological quality of observational studies...
  15. pmc Hypersensitivity pneumonitis
    Yves Lacasse
    Centre de Pneumologie, Universite Laval, Hopital Laval, 2725 Chemin Ste Foy, Ste Foy, Quebec, G1V 4G5, Canada
    Orphanet J Rare Dis 1:25. 2006
    ..Systemic corticosteroids represent the only reliable pharmacologic treatment of HP but do not alter the long-term outcome. The use of inhaled steroids is anecdotal. Treatment of chronic or residual disease is supportive...
  16. doi request reprint Randomized trial of a smoking cessation intervention in hospitalized patients
    Yves Lacasse
    Centre de Recherche, Centre de Pneumologie, Hopital Laval, Institut Universitaire de Cardiologie et de Pneumologie de l Universite Laval, Quebec, Canada
    Nicotine Tob Res 10:1215-21. 2008
    ..The results of this trial should not divert those who deliver care to inpatients from delivering a brief smoking cessation intervention...
  17. pmc Nocturnal oxygen therapy in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a survey of Canadian respirologists
    Yves Lacasse
    Centre de Recherche, Hopital Laval, Institut Universitaire de Cardiologie et de Pneumologie de l Universite Laval, Sainte Foy, Quebec
    Can Respir J 14:343-8. 2007
    ....
  18. ncbi request reprint [Health-related quality of life measurement: a readers' guide]
    Y Lacasse
    Centre de Recherche, Hopital Laval, Institut Universitaire de Cardiologie et de Pneumologie de l Universite Laval, Quebec, Canada
    Rev Mal Respir 21:S63-70. 2004
  19. pmc A new standardised and self-administered quality of life questionnaire specific to obstructive sleep apnoea
    Y Lacasse
    Centre de Recherche, Centre de Pneumologie, Hopital Laval, Institut Universitaire de Cardiologie et de Pneumologie de l Universite Laval, Quebec, Canada
    Thorax 59:494-9. 2004
    ..A study was therefore undertaken to validate a new OSA specific self-administered questionnaire (the Quebec Sleep Questionnaire, QSQ) for use in clinical trials...
  20. ncbi request reprint Smoking cessation in pulmonary rehabilitation: goal or prerequisite?
    Yves Lacasse
    Centre de Recherche, Hopital Laval, Institut Universitaire de Cardiologie et de Pneumologie de l Universite Laval, Quebec, Canada
    J Cardiopulm Rehabil 22:148-53. 2002
    ....
  21. ncbi request reprint Health-related quality of life in obstructive sleep apnoea
    Y Lacasse
    Centre de Recherche, Centre de Pneumologie, Hopital Laval, Institut Universitaire de Cardiologie et de Pneumologie de l Universite Laval, Quebec, Canada
    Eur Respir J 19:499-503. 2002
    ..Obstructive sleep apnoea significantly contributes to the impairment of all domains of what is usually referred to as "health-related quality of life"...
  22. ncbi request reprint Critical appraisal of clinical practice guidelines targeting chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Y Lacasse
    Centre de Pneumologie L Hôpital Laval, 2725 Chemin Ste Foy, Ste Foy, Quebec, Canada G1V 4G5
    Arch Intern Med 161:69-74. 2001
    ....
  23. ncbi request reprint Meta-analysis of respiratory rehabilitation in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. A Cochrane systematic review
    Y Lacasse
    Research Center, Laval Hospital, Institute of Cardiology and Pneumology, Laval University, Quebec, Canada
    Eura Medicophys 43:475-85. 2007
    ..The widespread application of pulmonary rehabilitation in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) should be preceded by demonstrable improvements in function attributable to the programs...
  24. ncbi request reprint Transthoracic needle biopsy in the diagnosis of solitary pulmonary nodules: a survey of Canadian physicians
    Yves Lacasse
    Centre de Pneumologie, Institut Universitaire de Cardiologie et de Pneumologie de l Universite Laval, Hopital Laval, 2725 Chemin Ste Foy, Ste Foy, Quebec G1V 4G5, Canada
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 126:761-8. 2003
    ..To describe Canadian physicians' opinions relative to the choice of diagnostic procedures in patients presenting with a solitary pulmonary nodule and to identify the attributes that may influence their decision...
  25. ncbi request reprint [Health-related quality of life measurement: a critical reading guide]
    Y Lacasse
    Centre de Recherche, Hopital Laval, Institut Universitaire de Cardiologie et de Pneumologie de l Universite Laval, Quebec, Canada
    Rev Mal Respir 20:580-8. 2003
    ..Quality of life is rarely assessed in the pulmonary function laboratory. Quality of life, or at least some of its domains, should be directly measured...
  26. pmc The laval questionnaire: a new instrument to measure quality of life in morbid obesity
    Fanny Therrien
    Centre de Recherche, Institut universitaire de cardiologie et de pneumologie de Québec affilié à l Université Laval, 2725 Chemin Ste Foy, Quebec, Quebec G1V 4G5, Canada
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 9:66. 2011
    ..Our objective was to validate a new self-administered questionnaire specific to morbid obesity to be used in clinical trials. The study was carried out at the bariatric surgery clinic of Laval Hospital, Quebec City, Canada...
  27. doi request reprint Evaluating nocturnal oxygen desaturation in COPD--revised
    Yves Lacasse
    Centre de Recherche, Institut Universitaire de Cardiologie et de Pneumologie de Quebec, 2725 Chemin Ste Foy, Quebec, Quebec G1V 4G5, Canada
    Respir Med 105:1331-7. 2011
    ..An understanding of the prevalence of nocturnal desaturation in COPD, in the absence of other respiratory co-morbidities, is an important step towards its standardized management...
  28. pmc Independent validation of the Sleep Apnoea Quality of Life Index
    Y Lacasse
    Centre de Recherche, Centre de Pneumologie, Hopital Laval, Institut Universitaire de Cardiologie et de Pneumologie de l Universite Laval, Quebec, Canada
    Thorax 57:483-8. 2002
    ..The objective of this study was to examine the measurement properties (both discriminative and evaluative) of the Sleep Apnoea Quality of Life Index (SAQLI), a new OSA specific quality of life questionnaire...
  29. doi request reprint Adjustments in cardiorespiratory function after pneumonectomy: results of the pneumonectomy project
    Jean Deslauriers
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Institut Universitaire de Cardiologie et de Pneumologie de Quebec, Quebec, Canada
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 141:7-15. 2011
    ..To assess lung function, gas exchange, exercise capacity, and right-sided heart hemodynamics, including pulmonary artery pressure, in patients long term after pneumonectomy...
  30. doi request reprint Long-term physiological consequences of pneumonectomy
    Jean Deslauriers
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Institut Universitaire de Cardiologie et de Pneumologie de Quebec, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
    Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 23:196-202. 2011
    ..Although diaphragmatic paralysis is characterized by significant alterations in respiratory function, hyperinflation of the residual lung is beneficial...
  31. pmc Postoperative outcome after coronary artery bypass grafting in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Hélène Manganas
    Hopital Laval, Institut Universitaire de Cardiologie et de Pneumologie de l Universite Laval, Sainte Foy, Quebec
    Can Respir J 14:19-24. 2007
    ..It is uncertain if the presence and severity of airflow obstruction in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is predictive of surgical morbidity and mortality after coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG)...
  32. doi request reprint Ipsilateral diaphragmatic motion and lung function in long-term pneumonectomy patients
    Paula Ugalde
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Universite Laval, Quebec, Canada
    Ann Thorac Surg 86:1745-51; discussion 1751-2. 2008
    ..This study was conducted to investigate potential benefits of this strategy on postoperative lung function...
  33. ncbi request reprint Effects of home-based pulmonary rehabilitation in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a randomized trial
    Francois Maltais
    Hopital Laval, Institut Universitaire de Cardiologie et de Pneumologie de l Université Laval and Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Associé, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
    Ann Intern Med 149:869-78. 2008
    ..Home-based rehabilitation is a promising approach to improve access to pulmonary rehabilitation...
  34. pmc Effects of aerobic exercise training and irbesartan on blood pressure and heart rate variability in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Karine Marquis
    Centre de Recherche de l Hopital Laval, Institut universitaire de cardiologie et de pneumoloigie de L Université Laval, Quebec, Canada
    Can Respir J 15:355-60. 2008
    ....
  35. ncbi request reprint A Canadian, multicentre, randomized clinical trial of home-based pulmonary rehabilitation in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: rationale and methods
    Francois Maltais
    Centre de rechereche, Hopital Laval, Institut Universitaire de Cardiologie et de Pneumologie de l Universite Laval, Sainte Foy, Canada
    Can Respir J 12:193-8. 2005
    ..Pulmonary rehabilitation remains largely underused. Self-monitored, home-based rehabilitation is a promising approach to improving the availability of pulmonary rehabilitation...
  36. ncbi request reprint Midthigh muscle cross-sectional area is a better predictor of mortality than body mass index in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Karine Marquis
    Centre de Recherche, Hopital Laval, Institut Universtaire de Cardiologie et de Pneumologie de L Université Laval, Quebec, Canada
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 166:809-13. 2002
    ..These findings suggest that the assessment of body composition may be useful in the clinical evaluation of these patients...
  37. pmc Six-minute walking versus shuttle walking: responsiveness to bronchodilation in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Veronique Pepin
    Centre de Pneumologie, Hopital Laval, 2725 Chemin Ste Foy, Ste Foy, Quebec, G1V 4G5, Canada
    Thorax 62:291-8. 2007
    ..The current literature suggests that the 6 min walking test (6MWT) is less responsive to bronchodilation than the endurance shuttle walk...
  38. doi request reprint Neuromuscular electrical stimulation of the lower limbs in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Isabelle Vivodtzev
    Centre de Recherche, de l Hôpital Laval, Institut Universitaire de Cardiologie et de Pneumologie de l Universite Laval, Universite Laval, Quebec, Canada
    J Cardiopulm Rehabil Prev 28:79-91. 2008
    ..In this review, the technical aspects of electrostimulation, its clinical benefits in COPD, and the potential mechanisms of action have been discussed...
  39. pmc Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in women
    Louis Laviolette
    Centre de Recherche, Hopital Laval, Institut Universitaire de Cardiologie et de Pneumologie de l Universite Laval, Quebec, Canada
    Can Respir J 14:93-8. 2007
    ..Little is known about the comparative impact of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) between women and men and about women's response to pulmonary rehabilitation...
  40. ncbi request reprint Post-exercise heart rate recovery and mortality in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Miriam Lacasse
    Centre de Recherche, Hopital Laval, Institut Universitaire de Cardiologie et de Pneumologie de l Universite Laval, Que, Canada
    Respir Med 99:877-86. 2005
    ..12, 95% CI [1.54-17.00]). In conclusion, COPD patients have a lower HRR than healthy subjects, and have a worse prognosis when presenting abnormal HRR...
  41. pmc Adjuvant chemotherapy in resected lung cancer: two-year experience in a university hospital
    Nichole Bouchard
    Clinique d oncologie ambulatoire, Hopital Laval, Sainte Foy, Quebec
    Can Respir J 15:270-4. 2008
    ..Randomized trials have confirmed the benefits of adjuvant chemotherapy in improving survival in resected early-stage non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC). The extent to which these results have translated into clinical practice is unknown...
  42. ncbi request reprint Health-related quality of life in morbid obesity
    Karine Duval
    Centre de Recherche, Hopital Laval, Institut Universitaire de Cardiologie et de Pneumologie de l Universite Laval, Quebec, Canada
    Obes Surg 16:574-9. 2006
    ..In order to evaluate the impact of severe obesity and its treatment on quality of life (QoL), it would be important to first identify the areas of QoL most likely to be affected by the disease...
  43. pmc Reliability of home CPAP titration with different automatic CPAP devices
    Frederic Series
    Unité de Recherche en Pneumologie, Centre de Recherche de l Hopital Laval, Institut Universitaire de Cardiologie et de Pneumologie de l Universite Laval, Quebec City, Canada
    Respir Res 9:56. 2008
    ..Our objective was to compare pressure behaviour and effective pressure recommendations between three Automatic CPAP machines (Autoset Spirit, Remstar Auto, GK 420)...
  44. ncbi request reprint Role of fetal sex in the outcome of antenatal glucocorticoid treatment to prevent respiratory distress syndrome: systematic review and meta-analysis
    Stéphanie Roberge
    Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Universite Laval, Quebec, QC
    J Obstet Gynaecol Can 33:216-26. 2011
    ..Antenatal glucocorticoid (AGC) therapy has been associated with a decrease in respiratory distress syndrome (RDS). While preterm males remain at greater risk of RDS than females, the role of fetal sex in AGC response is not well known...
  45. ncbi request reprint Perioperative cardiorespiratory complications in adults with mediastinal mass: incidence and risk factors
    Philippe Béchard
    Department of Anesthesiology, Hôtel Dieu de Lévis, Laval University, Levis, Canada
    Anesthesiology 100:826-34; discussion 5A. 2004
    ....
  46. doi request reprint Significance of changes in endurance shuttle walking performance
    Veronique Pepin
    Axe de recherche en santé respiratoire, Hôpital du Sacré Cœur de Montréal, Montreal, Canada
    Thorax 66:115-20. 2011
    ..However, the minimal important difference (MID) for this test remains unknown, therefore limiting its interpretability...
  47. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of depressive symptoms and depression in patients with severe oxygen-dependent chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Y Lacasse
    Centre de Recherche, , , , Canada
    J Cardiopulm Rehabil 21:80-6. 2001
    ..CONCLUSION: Significant depressive symptoms and depression are highly prevalent in patients with severe COPD on LTOT. There is strong evidence that depression is under-recognized and under-treated in this group of patients...
  48. ncbi request reprint Endurance shuttle walking test: responsiveness to salmeterol in COPD
    C Brouillard
    Centre de Pneumologie, Hopital Laval, 2725 Chemin Ste Foy, Quebec, QC, G1V 4G5, Canada
    Eur Respir J 31:579-84. 2008
    ..These findings provide further support for the use of the endurance shuttle walking test as an evaluative tool in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease...
  49. ncbi request reprint Modified right-sided Broncho-Cath double lumen tube improves endobronchial positioning: a randomized study
    Jean S Bussieres
    Department of Anesthesiology, Laval University Heart and Lung Institute, Laval Hospital, 2725, Chemin Ste Foy, Ste Foy, Quebec G1V 4G5, Canada
    Can J Anaesth 54:276-82. 2007
    ..We propose an innovative modification of Mallinckrodt's Broncho-Cath R-DLT consisting of an enlarged area of the lateral orifice, and studied the impact of this modification on the adequacy of R-DLT positioning...
  50. doi request reprint Pleural effusions following cardiac surgery: prevalence, risk factors, and clinical features
    Moujahed Labidi
    Centre de Recherche de l Institut Universitaire de Cardiologie et de Pneumologie de Quebec, Universite Laval, Quebec, QC, Canada
    Chest 136:1604-11. 2009
    ..Our objective was to determine the prevalence, characteristics, and determinants of clinically significant pleural effusions, defined as those requiring therapeutic pleural drainage according to clinical assessment...
  51. ncbi request reprint Sleeve lobectomy versus pneumonectomy for lung cancer: a comparative analysis of survival and sites or recurrences
    Jean Deslauriers
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Centre de Pneumologie de l Hôpital Laval, Sainte Foy, Quebec, Canada
    Ann Thorac Surg 77:1152-6; discussion 1156. 2004
    ....
  52. ncbi request reprint Assessing the impact of pulmonary rehabilitation on functional status in COPD
    L Laviolette
    Centre de Recherche, Hopital Laval, Institut Universitaire de Cardiologie et de Pneumologie de l Universite Laval, Quebec, Canada
    Thorax 63:115-21. 2008
    ....
  53. ncbi request reprint Prevention of preeclampsia and intrauterine growth restriction with aspirin started in early pregnancy: a meta-analysis
    Emmanuel Bujold
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Faculty of Medicine, Laval University, Quebec, Canada
    Obstet Gynecol 116:402-14. 2010
    ..To estimate the effect of low-dose aspirin started in early pregnancy on the incidence of preeclampsia and intrauterine growth restriction (IUGR)...
  54. ncbi request reprint An overview of obesity-specific quality of life questionnaires
    K Duval
    Research Center, Laval Hospital, Institute of Cardiology and Pneumology of Laval University, Quebec, Canada
    Obes Rev 7:347-60. 2006
    ..Future research should include further validation and a better definition of the interpretability of existing instruments...
  55. ncbi request reprint Trends in the epidemiology of COPD in Canada, 1980 to 1995. COPD and Rehabilitation Committee of the Canadian Thoracic Society
    Y Lacasse
    Centre de Pneumologie, Hopital Laval, Ste Foy, Quebec, Canada
    Chest 116:306-13. 1999
    ..To describe trends in the epidemiology of COPD in Canada from 1980 to 1995, in terms of perceived prevalence, mortality, and hospital morbidity...
  56. doi request reprint Anxiety and depression in end-stage COPD
    K Hill
    Centre de Pneumologie, Hopital Laval, 2725 Chemin Ste Foy, Ste Foy, QC, G1V 4G5, Canada
    Eur Respir J 31:667-77. 2008
    ....
  57. doi request reprint Hypersensitivity pneumonitis
    M Girard
    Centre de Recherche, Hopital Laval, Institut Universitaire de Cardiologie et de Pneumologie de l Universite Laval, Quebec, QC, Canada
    Allergy 64:322-34. 2009
    ..If unchecked, HP can lead to irreversible lung damage in the form of fibrosis or emphysema, respiratory insufficiency and even death...
  58. ncbi request reprint Self-administered prescriptions of oral steroids and antibiotics in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: are we doing more harm than good?
    L Beaulieu-Genest
    Centre de Recherche, Centre de Pneumologie, Hopital Laval, Institut Universitaire de Cardiologie et de Pneumologie de l Universite Laval, Quebec, Canada
    Chron Respir Dis 4:143-7. 2007
    ..005). Self-administered prescriptions may increase steroids and antibiotics utilization in patients with moderate to severe COPD, without reducing the number of unplanned medical visits...
  59. pmc Canadian Thoracic Society recommendations for management of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease - 2007 update
    Shaw Aaron
    Queen s University, Kingston, Canada
    Can Respir J 14:5B-32B. 2007
    ..The Panel hopes that these new practice guidelines, which reflect a rigorous analysis of the recent literature, will assist caregivers in the diagnosis and management of this common condition...
  60. ncbi request reprint Administrative database: validity of recording vs. validity of diagnosis
    Yves Lacasse
    J Clin Epidemiol 59:104; author reply 104-5. 2006
  61. ncbi request reprint Effect of rollator use on health-related quality of life in individuals with COPD
    Renu B Gupta
    University of Toronto, West Park Healthcare Centre, 82 Buttonwood Ave, Toronto, ON, Canada M6M 2J5
    Chest 130:1089-95. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the influence of rollator use on health-related quality of life in patients with COPD...
  62. pmc Canadian Thoracic Society recommendations for management of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease - 2008 update - highlights for primary care
    Denis E O'Donnell
    Queen s University, Kingston, Canada
    Can Respir J 15:1A-8A. 2008
    ....
  63. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of positron emission tomography for the management of potentially operable non-small cell lung cancer in Quebec
    Van Hung Nguyen
    Agence d évaluation des technologies et des modes d intervention en santé, Montreal, Canada
    Can Respir J 12:19-25. 2005
    ..The potential benefits of positron emission tomography (PET) scanning stem from the fact that it can reduce the number of diagnostic examinations; particularly, the number of unnecessary thoracic surgeries...
  64. ncbi request reprint A meta-analysis of nocturnal noninvasive positive pressure ventilation in patients with stable COPD
    Peter J Wijkstra
    Division of Respiratory Medicine, University of Toronto, West Park Hospital, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Chest 124:337-43. 2003
    ..We therefore undertook a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials (RCTs) that compared nocturnal NIPPV with conventional management in patients with COPD and stable respiratory failure...