Mark J Eisenberg

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Affiliation: McGill University
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. doi Bupropion for smoking cessation in patients hospitalized with acute myocardial infarction: a randomized, placebo-controlled trial
    Mark J Eisenberg
    Divisions of Cardiology and Clinical Epidemiology, Jewish General Hospital McGill University, Montreal, Quebec City, Canada
    J Am Coll Cardiol 61:524-32. 2013
  2. pmc Pharmacotherapies for smoking cessation: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials
    Mark J Eisenberg
    Division of Cardiology and Clinical Epidemiology, Sir Mortimer B Davis Jewish General Hospital and McGill University, McGill University, Montreal, QC
    CMAJ 179:135-44. 2008
  3. doi Safety of short-term discontinuation of antiplatelet therapy in patients with drug-eluting stents
    Mark J Eisenberg
    Division of Cardiology and Clinical Epidemiology, Jewish General Hospital McGill University, 3755 Cote Ste Catherine Rd, Suite A 118, Montreal, Quebec H3T1E2, Canada
    Circulation 119:1634-42. 2009
  4. pmc The efficacy of smoking cessation therapies in cardiac patients: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials
    Mark J Eisenberg
    Division of Cardiology, Jewish General Hospital McGill University, 3755 Cote Ste Catherine Road, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 26:73-9. 2010
  5. ncbi Lack of benefit for routine functional testing early after coronary artery bypass graft surgery: results from the ROSETTA-CABG Registry
    Mark J Eisenberg
    Jewish General Hospital McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Invasive Cardiol 18:147-52. 2006
  6. ncbi Routine functional testing after percutaneous coronary intervention: results of the aggressive diagnosis of restenosis in high-risk patients (ADORE II) trial
    Mark J Eisenberg
    Division of Cardiology, Jewish General Hospital McGill University, 3755 Cote Ste Catherine Road Suite A 118, Montreal, Quebec H3T 1E2, Canada
    Acta Cardiol 62:143-50. 2007
  7. pmc Use of cardiovascular medical therapy among patients undergoing coronary artery bypass graft surgery: results from the ROSETTA-CABG registry
    Karen Okrainec
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McGill Univeristy, Montreal, Quebec
    Can J Cardiol 22:841-7. 2006
  8. doi The metabolic syndrome and cardiovascular risk a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Salvatore Mottillo
    Jewish General Hospital McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Am Coll Cardiol 56:1113-32. 2010
  9. ncbi Six-month outcomes after single- and multi-lesion percutaneous coronary intervention: results from the ROSETTA registry
    Lorne E Goldman
    Jewish General Hospital, Montreal, Quebec
    Can J Cardiol 20:608-12. 2004
  10. ncbi Impact of functional testing results on prescription patterns of anti-anginal medication after coronary artery bypass graft surgery: results from the ROSETTA-CABG Registry
    Karen Wou
    Jewish General Hospital McGill University, Center for Epidemiology and Community Studies, Suite A 118, 3755 Cote Ste Catherine, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, H3T 1E2
    J Invasive Cardiol 18:278-82. 2006

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Publications111 found, 100 shown here

  1. doi Bupropion for smoking cessation in patients hospitalized with acute myocardial infarction: a randomized, placebo-controlled trial
    Mark J Eisenberg
    Divisions of Cardiology and Clinical Epidemiology, Jewish General Hospital McGill University, Montreal, Quebec City, Canada
    J Am Coll Cardiol 61:524-32. 2013
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine smoking cessation rates among smokers with AMI to determine whether bupropion, started in-hospital, is safe and can improve cessation rates at 1 year...
  2. pmc Pharmacotherapies for smoking cessation: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials
    Mark J Eisenberg
    Division of Cardiology and Clinical Epidemiology, Sir Mortimer B Davis Jewish General Hospital and McGill University, McGill University, Montreal, QC
    CMAJ 179:135-44. 2008
    ..However, few direct or indirect comparisons of such interventions have been conducted. We performed a meta-analysis to compare the treatment effects of 7 approved pharmacologic interventions for smoking cessation...
  3. doi Safety of short-term discontinuation of antiplatelet therapy in patients with drug-eluting stents
    Mark J Eisenberg
    Division of Cardiology and Clinical Epidemiology, Jewish General Hospital McGill University, 3755 Cote Ste Catherine Rd, Suite A 118, Montreal, Quebec H3T1E2, Canada
    Circulation 119:1634-42. 2009
    ..However, discontinuation of antiplatelet therapy is an important risk factor for late stent thrombosis. Our objective was to examine the safety of short-term discontinuation of antiplatelet therapy...
  4. pmc The efficacy of smoking cessation therapies in cardiac patients: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials
    Mark J Eisenberg
    Division of Cardiology, Jewish General Hospital McGill University, 3755 Cote Ste Catherine Road, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 26:73-9. 2010
    ..Therefore, a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials (RCTs) was performed to determine the efficacy of behavioural therapy and pharmacotherapy for smoking cessation in cardiac patients...
  5. ncbi Lack of benefit for routine functional testing early after coronary artery bypass graft surgery: results from the ROSETTA-CABG Registry
    Mark J Eisenberg
    Jewish General Hospital McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Invasive Cardiol 18:147-52. 2006
    ..There is little consensus regarding the use of functional testing after coronary artery bypass graft surgery (CABG). Some physicians opt for a routine functional testing strategy, while others employ a symptom-driven strategy...
  6. ncbi Routine functional testing after percutaneous coronary intervention: results of the aggressive diagnosis of restenosis in high-risk patients (ADORE II) trial
    Mark J Eisenberg
    Division of Cardiology, Jewish General Hospital McGill University, 3755 Cote Ste Catherine Road Suite A 118, Montreal, Quebec H3T 1E2, Canada
    Acta Cardiol 62:143-50. 2007
    ..It is unclear whether routine or selective functional testing is optimal following percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) in high-risk patients...
  7. pmc Use of cardiovascular medical therapy among patients undergoing coronary artery bypass graft surgery: results from the ROSETTA-CABG registry
    Karen Okrainec
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McGill Univeristy, Montreal, Quebec
    Can J Cardiol 22:841-7. 2006
    ..The objective of the present study is to describe the use of cardiovascular medical therapy among patients discharged after CABG surgery...
  8. doi The metabolic syndrome and cardiovascular risk a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Salvatore Mottillo
    Jewish General Hospital McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Am Coll Cardiol 56:1113-32. 2010
    ....
  9. ncbi Six-month outcomes after single- and multi-lesion percutaneous coronary intervention: results from the ROSETTA registry
    Lorne E Goldman
    Jewish General Hospital, Montreal, Quebec
    Can J Cardiol 20:608-12. 2004
    ....
  10. ncbi Impact of functional testing results on prescription patterns of anti-anginal medication after coronary artery bypass graft surgery: results from the ROSETTA-CABG Registry
    Karen Wou
    Jewish General Hospital McGill University, Center for Epidemiology and Community Studies, Suite A 118, 3755 Cote Ste Catherine, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, H3T 1E2
    J Invasive Cardiol 18:278-82. 2006
    ..However, it is unclear how functional testing results have an impact on anti-anginal medication prescription patterns...
  11. doi Addition of frailty and disability to cardiac surgery risk scores identifies elderly patients at high risk of mortality or major morbidity
    Jonathan Afilalo
    Division of Cardiology, SMBD Jewish General Hospital, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes 5:222-8. 2012
    ..73-0.76). Conclusions- Clinicians should use an integrative approach combining frailty, disability, and risk scores to better characterize elderly patients referred for cardiac surgery and identify those that are at increased risk...
  12. ncbi Cardiac medical therapy among patients undergoing abdominal aortic aneurysm repair
    David Kurzencwyg
    Division of Cardiology, Jewish General Hospital, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Ann Vasc Surg 20:569-76. 2006
    ..07, 95% CI 0.01-0.87, p = 0.04). Cardiac medical therapy among patients undergoing AAA repair is low throughout all periods of hospitalization. ACE inhibitor and ss-blocker use may be associated with decreased in-hospital mortality...
  13. pmc Utility of routine exercise treadmill testing early after percutaneous coronary intervention
    Mohan N Babapulle
    Division of Cardiology, St Mary s Regional Cardiac Care Centre Kitchener, Ontario, Canada
    BMC Cardiovasc Disord 7:12. 2007
    ..The objective of this study was to examine the impact of a routine ETT strategy early after PCI on follow-up cardiac events and procedures...
  14. ncbi Comparing invasive and noninvasive management strategies for acute myocardial infarction using administrative databases
    Louise Pilote
    Division of Clinical Epidemiology, McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Am Heart J 155:42-8. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to compare outcomes after acute myocardial infarction between regions with low and high catheterization access...
  15. ncbi Warfarin use and the risk for stroke and bleeding in patients with atrial fibrillation undergoing dialysis
    Mitesh Shah
    Divisions of Clinical Epidemiology and General Internal Medicine, McGill University Health Center, Montreal, Quebec, Canada M S, M A T, NE R, H B, L P _ Department of Pharmacy Practice and Administration, College of Pharmacy, Western University of Health Sciences, Pomona, CA C A J Division of Cardiology, McGill University Health Center, Montreal, Quebec, Canada V E Divisions of Cardiology and Clinical Epidemiology, Jewish General Hospital McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada M J E Division of Cardiology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada K H H Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada Division of Cardiology, Schulich Heart Centre, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada J V T and Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, Ontario, Canada H G
    Circulation 129:1196-203. 2014
    ..Current observational studies on warfarin use and the risk for stroke and bleeding in patients with atrial fibrillation (AF) undergoing dialysis found conflicting results...
  16. ncbi Utilization of evidence-based therapy for acute coronary syndrome in high-income and low/middle-income countries
    Avi Shimony
    Divisions of Cardiology and Clinical Epidemiology, Jewish General Hospital, Lady Davis Institute for Medical Research, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Am J Cardiol 113:793-7. 2014
    ..Further studies are needed to understand the underutilization of procedures and evidence-based medications in low/middle-income countries. ..
  17. ncbi Medical therapy in patients undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention: results from the ROSETTA registry
    Mark J Eisenberg
    Jewish General Hospital McGill University, Montreal, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 19:1009-15. 2003
    ..However, little is known about medication use among patients with coronary artery disease who undergo percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI)...
  18. ncbi Utility of routine functional testing after percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty: results from the ROSETTA registry
    Mark J Eisenberg
    Division of Cardiology, Jewish General Hospital McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Invasive Cardiol 16:318-22. 2004
    ..There is little consensus regarding the use of functional testing after percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty (PTCA). Some physicians employ a routine functional testing strategy, and others employ a symptom-driven strategy...
  19. ncbi Use of stress testing early after coronary artery bypass graft surgery
    Mark J Eisenberg
    Jewish General Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Am J Cardiol 97:810-6. 2006
    ....
  20. ncbi Cardiac medical therapy in patients after undergoing coronary artery bypass graft surgery: a review of randomized controlled trials
    Karen Okrainec
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Am Coll Cardiol 45:177-84. 2005
    ..However, current data do not support the use of beta-blockers, CCBs, and nitrates, and more evidence is needed regarding the use of ACE inhibitors...
  21. ncbi Smoking cessation in patients with coronary artery disease
    Jason Ludvig
    Division of Cardiology, Jewish General Hospital, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Am Heart J 149:565-72. 2005
    ..Although multiple clinical trials have examined the efficacy of various smoking cessation aids, a systematic review of the efficacy and safety of smoking cessation aids has not been done...
  22. doi Class effects of statins in elderly patients with congestive heart failure: a population-based analysis
    Stephane Rinfret
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Centre Hospitalier de l Universite de Montreal, University of Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Am Heart J 155:316-23. 2008
    ..Long-term treatment with statins reduces mortality in patients with congestive heart failure (CHF). Whether statin agents exert a class effect is unknown...
  23. ncbi Bleeding complications associated with combinations of aspirin, thienopyridine derivatives, and warfarin in elderly patients following acute myocardial infarction
    Khaled Buresly
    McGill University Health Centre Research Institute, Jewish General Hospital, Montreal, Quebec
    Arch Intern Med 165:784-9. 2005
    ..This study estimates the bleeding risks associated with combinations of aspirin, thienopyridine derivatives, and warfarin in elderly patients...
  24. ncbi Coronary artery bypass graft surgery: do women cost more?
    A Bestawros
    Montreal General Hospital McGill University, Montreal, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 21:1195-200. 2005
    ..Coronary artery bypass graft surgery (CABG) in women has been associated with worse clinical outcomes than CABG in men. However, little is known about the impact of sex on the cost of CABG...
  25. doi Behavioural interventions for smoking cessation: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials
    Salvatore Mottillo
    Division of Cardiology and Clinical Epidemiology, Jewish General Hospital McGill University, 3755 Cote Ste Catherine Road, Suite A 118, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Eur Heart J 30:718-30. 2009
    ....
  26. pmc Impact of on-site cardiac catheterization on resource utilization and fatal and non-fatal outcomes after acute myocardial infarction
    Abdul R Halabi
    Divisions of Cardiology, Montreal General Hospital, McGill University Health Center, Montreal, Canada
    BMC Health Serv Res 6:148. 2006
    ..Although the management found at hospitals without on-site catheterization does not lead to increased mortality, little it known about its impact on resource utilization and non-fatal outcomes...
  27. doi Use of perioperative cardiac medical therapy among patients undergoing coronary artery bypass graft surgery
    Kristian B Filion
    Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics, and Occupational Health, Jewish General Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Card Surg 23:209-15. 2008
    ..However, the use of these agents among patients undergoing coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) remains poorly understood...
  28. doi Impact of restrictive prescription plans on heart failure medication use
    George Thanassoulis
    Divisions of Clinical Epidemiology, Cardiology, and Internal Medicine, McGill University Health Center, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes 2:484-90. 2009
    ..Increased restrictions may reduce access to evidence-based therapy among patients with chronic disease. We sought to evaluate the impact of increased restrictions on medication use among heart failure (HF) patients...
  29. pmc Effectiveness of statins for secondary prevention in elderly patients after acute myocardial infarction: an evaluation of class effect
    Zheng Zhou
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McGill University, Montreal, Que
    CMAJ 172:1187-94. 2005
    ..However, it is unclear whether different statins exert a similar effect in reducing the incidence of recurrent AMI and death when used in clinical practice...
  30. ncbi Hospital readmissions following abdominal aortic aneurysm repair
    Laura C Gioia
    Division of Cardiology, Jewish General Hospital McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Ann Vasc Surg 19:35-41. 2005
    ..Hospital readmissions are common during the 6 months following AAA repair. Patients who are readmitted experience long lengths of stay and high mortality rates, and their care incurs high costs...
  31. ncbi Routine versus selective functional testing after percutaneous coronary intervention in patients with diabetes mellitus
    Mehrdad Saririan
    McGill University Health Center, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Invasive Cardiol 17:25-9. 2005
    ..Procedural rates did not differ significantly between the two groups. These results suggest that routine post-PCI FT in patients with diabetes is of little clinical value...
  32. doi Temporal trends in medication use and outcomes in atrial fibrillation
    Louise Pilote
    Division of General Internal Medicine, McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada Division of Clinical Epidemiology, McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada Electronic address
    Can J Cardiol 29:1241-8. 2013
    ..To best evaluate the comparative effectiveness of newer agents, practice patterns and outcomes of existing therapies must be characterized at the population level...
  33. doi Rhythm versus rate control therapy and subsequent stroke or transient ischemic attack in patients with atrial fibrillation
    Meytal Avgil Tsadok
    MPH, McGill University Health Centre, 687 Pine Ave West, V Building, Montreal, Quebec, H3A 1A1 Canada
    Circulation 126:2680-7. 2012
    ....
  34. ncbi Outcomes and cost of coronary artery bypass graft surgery in the United States and Canada
    Mark J Eisenberg
    Division of Cardiology, Jewish General Hospital, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Arch Intern Med 165:1506-13. 2005
    ..We sought to determine whether there is a difference in in-hospital outcomes and costs for coronary artery bypass graft surgery (CABG) between the United States and Canada...
  35. ncbi High prevalence of occult left heart disease in scleroderma-pulmonary hypertension
    Benjamin D Fox
    Divisions of Cardiology, Respirology and Rheumatology, and Lady Davis Institute for Medical Research, Jewish General Hospital, McGill University, Montreal
    Eur Respir J 42:1083-91. 2013
    ..PVH had high prevalence in our scleroderma-pulmonary hypertension population. Distinguishing PAH from PVH with only PAWP may result in some PVH patients being misclassified as having PAH...
  36. doi Comparison of cancer risk associated with low-dose ionizing radiation from cardiac imaging and therapeutic procedures after acute myocardial infarction in women versus men
    Patrick R Lawler
    Department of Medicine, McGill University Health Center, Montreal, Quebec, Canada Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Jewish General Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada Division of Clinical Epidemiology, Department of Medicine, Jewish General Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Am J Cardiol 112:1545-50. 2013
    ..The extrapolated absolute risk from LDIR exposure would nonetheless be expected to be low...
  37. ncbi Invasive versus noninvasive management of ST-elevation acute myocardial infarction: a review of clinical trials and observational studies
    Christine A Beck
    Division of Clinical Epidemiology, McGill University Health Centre, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Am Heart J 149:194-9. 2005
    ..Despite decades of research, it is still unclear whether patients with uncomplicated ST-segment elevation acute myocardial infarction (AMI) should be managed with an invasive or a noninvasive approach after successful thrombolysis...
  38. ncbi Evaluation of routine functional testing after percutaneous coronary intervention
    Mark J Eisenberg
    Jewish General Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Am J Cardiol 93:744-7. 2004
    ..For the secondary end points measuring functional status and quality of life, scores were also similar. There was little difference in the rates of invasive cardiac procedures for the 2 groups at 9 months...
  39. ncbi Impact of age on hospital course and cost of coronary artery bypass grafting
    Jung H Chee
    Division of Internal Medicine, McGill University Health Centre Royal Victoria Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Am J Cardiol 93:768-71. 2004
    ..Given the aging North American population, these results have important implications for health care planning for the next several decades...
  40. pmc Delays to reperfusion therapy in acute ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction: results from the AMI-QUEBEC Study
    Thao Huynh
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Cardiology, Montreal General Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    CMAJ 175:1527-32. 2006
    ..Through the AMI-QUEBEC Study we sought to describe delays to reperfusion therapy for ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) and to identify factors associated with prolonged delays...
  41. ncbi A cost analysis of nonelective coronary artery bypass graft surgery
    Philippe D Violette
    Divisions of Cardiology and Clinical Epidemiology, Jewish General Hospital, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Card Surg 21:621-7. 2006
    ..The goal of this study was to examine why cost differences exist between patients undergoing nonelective and elective CABG...
  42. doi Canada Acute Coronary Syndrome Risk Score: a new risk score for early prognostication in acute coronary syndromes
    Thao Huynh
    Division of Cardiology, McGill Health University Center, Quebec, Canada
    Am Heart J 166:58-63. 2013
    ..The primary objective of this study is to develop a simple risk score that can be used for early-risk stratification of patients with ACS...
  43. ncbi Meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials on the risk of bleeding with dabigatran
    Benjamin J Bloom
    Division of Clinical Epidemiology, Lady Davis Institute for Medical Research, Jewish General Hospital McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada Faculty of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Am J Cardiol 113:1066-74. 2014
    ..Dabigatran was also associated with a trend toward decreased all-cause mortality (RR 0.90, 95% CI 0.80 to 1.01). In conclusion, results suggest that dabigatran has a favorable safety profile with respect to bleeding compared with VKAs...
  44. ncbi A hierarchical Bayesian meta-analysis of randomised clinical trials of drug-eluting stents
    Mohan N Babapulle
    Division of Cardiology, Royal Victoria Hospital McGill University Health Center, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Lancet 364:583-91. 2004
    ..We undertook a meta-analysis of randomised trials comparing BMS and stents eluting sirolimus or paclitaxel...
  45. ncbi A population-based analysis of the class effect of beta-blockers after myocardial infarction
    Stephane Rinfret
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Centre Hospitalier de l Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Am Heart J 153:224-30. 2007
    ..Long-term treatment with beta-blockers reduces mortality after acute myocardial infarction (AMI). Whether beta-blockers exert a class effect is unknown...
  46. doi Anemia and mortality in acute coronary syndromes: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Patrick R Lawler
    Division of Cardiology, Jewish General Hospital McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Am Heart J 165:143-53.e5. 2013
    ..We conducted a systematic review and meta-analysis to examine the association between anemia and mortality among patients with ACS...
  47. doi Effect of fibrates on lipid profiles and cardiovascular outcomes: a systematic review
    Samuel Abourbih
    Division of Cardiology, Jewish General Hospital, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Am J Med 122:962.e1-8. 2009
    ..New data from fibrate trials can be synthesized with the existing literature to better estimate their effects...
  48. doi The cardiovascular effects of peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor agonists
    Sayuri N Friedland
    Division of Cardiology, Jewish General Hospital McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Am J Med 125:126-33. 2012
    ..The critical question of why peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor agonists seem to improve cardiovascular risk factors without significantly improving cardiovascular outcomes requires further investigation...
  49. doi Isolated aerobic exercise and weight loss: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials
    Adrian Thorogood
    Divisions of Cardiology and Clinical Epidemiology, Jewish General Hospital McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Am J Med 124:747-55. 2011
    ..We conducted a systematic review and meta-analysis to evaluate the efficacy of isolated aerobic exercise programs in overweight and obese populations...
  50. ncbi Coated stents for the prevention of restenosis: Part II
    Mohan N Babapulle
    Division of Cardiology, Montreal General Hospital McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Circulation 106:2859-66. 2002
  51. pmc Intensive statin therapy in acute coronary syndromes and stable coronary heart disease: a comparative meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials
    Jonathan Afilalo
    Department of Medicine, Sir Mortimer B Davis Jewish General Hospital, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Heart 93:914-21. 2007
    ..Intensive statin therapy reduces major adverse cardiovascular events (MACE), but the effect on mortality is unclear...
  52. doi Cost-effectiveness of drug-eluting stents including the economic impact of late stent thrombosis
    Kristian B Filion
    Division of Cardiology and Clinical Epidemiology, Jewish General Hospital McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Am J Cardiol 103:338-44. 2009
    ..The inclusion of these costs renders the widespread use of DES not cost effective in the United States in terms of cost per quality-adjusted life-year gained and cost per revascularization avoided...
  53. ncbi Weight Change in Patients Attempting to Quit Smoking Post-myocardial Infarction
    Sonia M Grandi
    Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada Division of Clinical Epidemiology, Lady Davis Institute for Medical Research of the Jewish General Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Am J Med 127:641-649.e1. 2014
    ..However, little is known about the effects of smoking cessation on weight change post-myocardial infarction...
  54. doi Late and very late stent thrombosis in patients with second-generation drug-eluting stents
    Ke Nan Huang
    Division of Clinical Epidemiology, Lady Davis Institute for Medical Research, Jewish General Hospital, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada Faculty of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 29:1488-94. 2013
    ..However, few studies have examined the frequency of late stent thrombosis (LST) and very LST (VLST) in patients with second-generation DES, and the safety of discontinuation of dual antiplatelet therapy (DAPT) remains controversial...
  55. doi Bupropion for smoking cessation in patients hospitalized with cardiovascular disease: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials
    Sonia M Grandi
    Divisions of Cardiology and Clinical Epidemiology, Lady Davis Institute for Medical Research, Jewish General Hospital, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics, and Occupational Health, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 29:1704-11. 2013
    ..We therefore performed a meta-analysis to determine the efficacy and safety of bupropion therapy started in-hospital for smoking cessation in patients with cardiovascular disease (CVD)...
  56. doi Meta-analysis of rivaroxaban and bleeding risk
    Guila Wasserlauf
    Division of Clinical Epidemiology, Lady Davis Institute for Medical Research, Jewish General Hospital McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Am J Cardiol 112:454-60. 2013
    ..89, 95% confidence interval 0.73 to 1.09). In conclusion, with a decrease in fatal bleeding and no suggestion of an increase in all-cause mortality, rivaroxaban has a favorable safety profile with respect to bleeding...
  57. ncbi Impact of diabetes on 12-month outcomes following coronary artery bypass graft surgery: results from the ROSETTA-CABG Registry
    M R Gitman
    McGill University, Montreal, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 21:1169-74. 2005
    ..Diabetes mellitus is associated with poorer long-term outcomes following coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery. However, little is known about the impact of diabetes mellitus on outcomes during the first 12 months following CABG...
  58. ncbi In-hospital cost of total hip arthroplasty in Canada and the United States
    John Antoniou
    Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, Jewish General Hospital, McGill University Montreal, 3755 Cote Ste Catherine Road, Suite E 003, Montreal, Quebec H3T 1E2, Canada
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 86:2435-9. 2004
    ..The objective of this study was to compare the in-hospital costs associated with primary total hip arthroplasty performed in the two countries...
  59. doi Off-pump vs. on-pump coronary artery bypass surgery: an updated meta-analysis and meta-regression of randomized trials
    Jonathan Afilalo
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, SMBD Jewish General Hospital, McGill University, 3755 Cote Ste Catherine, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Eur Heart J 33:1257-67. 2012
    ..We sought to analyse the contemporary evidence for OPCAB vs. conventional coronary artery bypass (CCAB), incorporating recent larger trials, and adjusting for differences in trials using a technique known as meta-regression...
  60. ncbi Coronary artery disease in the developing world
    Karen Okrainec
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Am Heart J 148:7-15. 2004
    ..The objectives of the current article are to review (1) the literature regarding CAD mortality and the prevalence of CAD risk factors in the developing world, and (2) prevention and control measures...
  61. doi Gait speed as an incremental predictor of mortality and major morbidity in elderly patients undergoing cardiac surgery
    Jonathan Afilalo
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, SMBD Jewish General Hospital, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Am Coll Cardiol 56:1668-76. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to test the value of gait speed, a clinical marker for frailty, to improve the prediction of mortality and major morbidity in elderly patients undergoing cardiac surgery...
  62. pmc Cancer risk related to low-dose ionizing radiation from cardiac imaging in patients after acute myocardial infarction
    Mark J Eisenberg
    Division of Cardiology, Jewish General Hospital, Montreal, Que
    CMAJ 183:430-6. 2011
    ..Patients exposed to low-dose ionizing radiation from cardiac imaging and therapeutic procedures after acute myocardial infarction may be at increased risk of cancer...
  63. doi Effectiveness of renal denervation therapy for resistant hypertension: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Mark I Davis
    Department of Internal Medicine, Jewish General Hospital, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
    J Am Coll Cardiol 62:231-41. 2013
    ..This study sought to determine the current effectiveness and safety of sympathetic renal denervation (RDN) for resistant hypertension...
  64. doi Meta-analysis of efficacy and safety of new oral anticoagulants (dabigatran, rivaroxaban, apixaban) versus warfarin in patients with atrial fibrillation
    Corey S Miller
    Division of Clinical Epidemiology, Lady Davis Institute for Medical Research, Jewish General Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Am J Cardiol 110:453-60. 2012
    ..With a decreased risk for intracranial bleeding, they appear to have a favorable safety profile, making them promising alternatives to warfarin...
  65. doi Meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials on effect of cilostazol on restenosis rates and outcomes after percutaneous coronary intervention
    Sayuri N Friedland
    Divisions of Cardiology and Clinical Epidemiology, Jewish General Hospital, Lady Davis Institute for Medical Research, McGill University, Montreal, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Cardiol 109:1397-404. 2012
    ..In conclusion, the addition of cilostazol to dual antiplatelet therapy after percutaneous coronary intervention has favorable effects on TLR and TVR at 1 to 12 months, with no differences in adverse outcomes at any follow-up duration...
  66. doi Beneficial effects of right ventricular non-apical vs. apical pacing: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized-controlled trials
    Avi Shimony
    Division of Cardiology, Jewish General Hospital, Lady Davis Institute for Medical Research, McGill University, 5790 Cote des Neiges Road Suite H 453, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3S 1Y9
    Europace 14:81-91. 2012
    ..We aimed to conduct a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized-controlled trials (RCTs) in order to compare the mid- and long-term effects of RVA and RVNA pacing...
  67. ncbi Impact of invasive management versus noninvasive management on functional status and quality of life following non-Q-wave myocardial infarction: a randomized clinical trial
    Mark J Eisenberg
    Division of Cardiology, Jewish General Hospital McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Am Heart J 149:813-9. 2005
    ..However, it remains unclear whether functional status and quality of life are affected by an invasive strategy...
  68. ncbi Late thrombosis associated with drug-eluting stents
    Sandra Derghazarian
    Division of Cardiology, Jewish General Hospital, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Am Heart Hosp J 3:203-4. 2005
  69. ncbi Mortality rates in elderly patients who take different angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors after acute myocardial infarction: a class effect?
    Louise Pilote
    The Montreal General Hospital, Jewish General Hospital, and McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Ann Intern Med 141:102-12. 2004
    ..However, existing data from trials do not address whether all ACE inhibitors benefit patients similarly...
  70. ncbi Drug prescriptions after acute myocardial infarction: dosage, compliance, and persistence
    Ewurabena Simpson
    Division of Clinical Epidemiology, Montreal General Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Am Heart J 145:438-44. 2003
    ..few studies have examined dosage and long-term compliance and persistence patterns for the use of these drugs after AMI...
  71. doi In-hospital management of atrial fibrillation: the CHADS₂ score predicts increased cost
    Mark A Kotowycz
    Division of Cardiology, McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 27:506-13. 2011
    ..The objectives of this study were to determine the cost of hospitalization for AF and to identify the main determinants of this cost in a Canadian setting...
  72. ncbi Perioperative use of cardiac medical therapy among patients undergoing coronary artery bypass graft surgery: a systematic review
    Kristian B Filion
    Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics, and Occupational Health, Jewish General Hospital, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Am Heart J 154:407-14. 2007
    ..The use of perioperative cardiac medical therapy among patients undergoing coronary artery bypass graft surgery (CABG) has not been closely examined...
  73. ncbi Comparison of event and procedure rates following percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty in patients with and without previous coronary artery bypass graft surgery [the ROSETTA (Routine versus Selective Exercise Treadmill Testing after Angioplasty
    Philippe Garzon
    Faculty of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Am J Cardiol 89:251-6. 2002
    ..2). Thus, post-CABG patients have an increased risk of developing a cardiac event or needing a follow-up cardiac procedure during the 6 months after PTCA...
  74. ncbi Six-month outcomes of percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty in hypertensive patients: results from the ROSETTA registry. Routine Versus Selective Exercise Treadmill Testing After Angioplasty
    Janius Tsang
    Jewish General Hospital, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Am Heart J 143:124-9. 2002
    ..Our purpose was to evaluate the association between hypertension and adverse outcomes and repeat cardiac procedures during the 6-month period after PTCA...
  75. ncbi Functional testing after coronary artery bypass graft surgery: a meta-analysis
    Anne S L Chin
    Department of Radiology, Jewish General Hospital and McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 19:802-8. 2003
    ..However, a meta-analysis of these studies has not been performed...
  76. doi Safety of laparoscopic vs open bariatric surgery: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Jennifer Reoch
    Divisions of Cardiology and Clinical Epidemiology, Jewish General Hospital McGill University, Quebec, Canada
    Arch Surg 146:1314-22. 2011
    ....
  77. doi Alternative smoking cessation aids: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials
    Mehdi Tahiri
    Division of Cardiology, Jewish General Hospital McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Am J Med 125:576-84. 2012
    ..Acupuncture, hypnotherapy, and aversive smoking are the most frequently studied alternative smoking cessation aids. These aids are often used as alternatives to pharmacotherapies for smoking cessation; however, their efficacy is unclear...
  78. doi Exposure to low-dose ionizing radiation from cardiac imaging among patients with myocardial infarction
    Patrick R Lawler
    Department of Medicine, McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Am J Cardiol 109:31-5. 2012
    ..However, the observed trend is toward increasing use of therapeutic procedures with proven mortality benefit undertaken earlier in the disease course and away from diagnostic procedures in the subsequent years after AMI...
  79. pmc The interpretation of systematic reviews with meta-analyses: an objective or subjective process?
    Ian Shrier
    Centre for Clinical Epidemiology and Community Studies, Lady Davis Institute for Medical Research, SMBD Jewish General Hospital, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 8:19. 2008
    ..The objective of this study was to determine the discordance in interpretations when meta-analysts are presented with identical data...
  80. doi Coronary artery perforation during percutaneous coronary intervention: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Avi Shimony
    Divisions of Cardiology and Clinical Epidemiology, Jewish General Hospital, Lady Davis Institute for Medical Research, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 27:843-50. 2011
    ..CAP complicating percutaneous coronary intervention is rare, and its morbidity and mortality vary directly with Ellis classification. Management discrepancies highlight the need to establish a uniform treatment paradigm for CAP...
  81. doi Meta-analysis of usefulness of d-dimer to diagnose acute aortic dissection
    Avi Shimony
    Divisions of Cardiology and Clinical Epidemiology, Jewish General Hospital McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Am J Cardiol 107:1227-34. 2011
    ..Plasma DD may thus be used to identify subjects who are unlikely to benefit from further aortic imaging...
  82. ncbi Functional status and quality of life following non-Q wave myocardial infarction
    Mohamed Al-Mukhaini
    Jewish General Hospital, McGill University, 3755 Cote Ste Catherine Road, Montreal, Quebec H3T 1E2, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 18:1059-66. 2002
    ..To review the literature on the management of non-Q wave myocardial infarction (NQWMI) with regard to functional status and quality of life outcomes...
  83. pmc Second reading of coronary angiograms by radiologists
    Leora M Birnbaum
    Montreal General Hospital, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec
    Can J Cardiol 22:1217-2221. 2006
    ....
  84. doi Perioperative management of patients with drug-eluting stents
    Ali O Abualsaud
    Division of Cardiology, Royal Victoria Hospital McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    JACC Cardiovasc Interv 3:131-42. 2010
    ..Maintaining dual antiplatelet therapy is the mainstay of perioperative ST prevention. However, short-term discontinuation of thienopyridines might be associated with relatively low risk if aspirin therapy is maintained perioperatively...
  85. doi Statins for secondary prevention in elderly patients: a hierarchical bayesian meta-analysis
    Jonathan Afilalo
    Department of Medicine, Sir Mortimer B Davis Jewish General Hospital, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
    J Am Coll Cardiol 51:37-45. 2008
    ..This study was designed to determine whether statins reduce all-cause mortality in elderly patients with coronary heart disease...
  86. ncbi Drug-eluting stents: some bare facts
    Mark J Eisenberg
    Division of Cardiology and Clinical Epidemiology, Jewish General Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, H3T 1EZ
    Lancet 364:1466-7. 2004
  87. ncbi Rhabdomyolysis associated with hydroxymethylglutaryl-coenzyme A reductase inhibitors
    Shelina M Jamal
    Division of Cardiology, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Am Heart J 147:956-65. 2004
    ..We review the epidemiology, pharmacology, and presumed mechanisms of statin-induced myopathy, with a particular focus on cerivastatin...
  88. ncbi Glycoprotein IIb/IIIa inhibition in the setting of acute ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction
    Mark J Eisenberg
    Divisions of Cardiology and Clinical Epidemiology, Jewish General Hospital, McGill University, 3744 Cote Ste Catherine Road Suite A 118, Montreal, Quebec H3T 1E2, Canada
    J Am Coll Cardiol 42:1-6. 2003
    ..Thus, GP IIb/IIIa inhibition may provide only limited benefits in the setting of acute ST-segment elevation MI...
  89. doi Meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials of intracoronary versus intravenous administration of glycoprotein IIb/IIIa inhibitors during percutaneous coronary intervention for acute coronary syndrome
    Sayuri Friedland
    Divisions of Cardiology and Clinical Epidemiology, Jewish General Hospital, Lady Davis Institute for Medical Research, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
    Am J Cardiol 108:1244-51. 2011
    ..Data regarding mid-/long-term outcomes were limited and inconclusive. Large RCTs with longer follow-up are required to determine long-term safety and efficacy...
  90. ncbi Review of randomized clinical trials of drug-eluting stents for the prevention of in-stent restenosis
    Mark J Eisenberg
    Division of Cardiology, Jewish General Hospital, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Am J Cardiol 98:375-82. 2006
    ..In these subsequent trials, sirolimus and paclitaxel DESs continued to exceed the therapeutic potential of BMSs, with a slight but consistent angiographic advantage being observed with the sirolimus DESs...
  91. ncbi Effects of early and late administration of angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors on mortality after myocardial infarction
    Eric J Rodrigues
    Division of Clinical Epidemiology, The Montreal General Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Am J Med 115:473-9. 2003
    ..It is unclear what the overall mortality benefits are and how long they last...
  92. ncbi Intracoronary brachytherapy for the prevention of restenosis after percutaneous coronary revascularization
    Richard Sheppard
    Division of Cardiology, Royal Victoria Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Am Heart J 146:775-86. 2003
    ..The purpose of this article is to review the current literature pertaining to intracoronary brachytherapy for the prevention of restenosis after percutaneous coronary revascularization (PCR)...
  93. ncbi Angiotensin II receptor blockers in congestive heart failure
    Mark J Eisenberg
    Division of Cardiology, Jewish General Hospital, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Cardiol Rev 14:26-34. 2006
    ..In the setting of CHF, rates of cardiac outcomes do not differ substantially between ARBs and ACE inhibitors. However, their combination may improve outcomes for patients with CHF...
  94. ncbi Antibiotics against Chlamydia pneumoniae and prognosis after acute myocardial infarction
    Louise Pilote
    Division of Clinical Epidemiology, McGill University Health Centre, Jewish General Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, H3G 1A4, Canada
    Am Heart J 143:294-300. 2002
    ..There is mounting pathologic and immunologic evidence that Chlamydia pneumoniae plays a role in the atherogenic pathway. However, very few clinical studies have supported these findings...
  95. ncbi Quality of life after acute myocardial infarction among patients treated at sites with and without on-site availability of angiography
    Louise Pilote
    McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Arch Intern Med 162:553-9. 2002
    ..Although mortality rates do not differ, it is unknown if quality of life (QOL) and functional status differ...
  96. pmc The effects of cost-sharing on essential drug prescriptions, utilization of medical care and outcomes after acute myocardial infarction in elderly patients
    Louise Pilote
    Division of Internal Medicine, Montreal General Hospital Research Institute, Que
    CMAJ 167:246-52. 2002
    ..We assessed the impact of this drug policy reform on prescribing patterns for essential cardiac medications, utilization of medical care and related health outcomes after acute myocardial infarction...
  97. ncbi Altitude-related hypoxia: risk assessment and management for passengers on commerical aircraft
    Amir Mortazavi
    Division of Cardiology, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Aviat Space Environ Med 74:922-7. 2003
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  98. pmc Temporal trends in revascularization and outcomes after acute myocardial infarction among the very elderly
    Maude Pagé
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Hopital du Sacre Coeur de Montreal, Universite de Montreal, Que
    CMAJ 182:1415-20. 2010
    ..Our objective was to describe trends in revascularization procedures and outcomes in a provincial cohort of very elderly patients who had experienced acute myocardial infarction...
  99. ncbi Calcium channel blockers: an update
    Mark J Eisenberg
    Division of Cardiology, Jewish General Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Am J Med 116:35-43. 2004
    ..Thus, long-acting calcium channel blockers may be safely used in the management of hypertension and angina. However, as a class, they are not as protective as other antihypertensive agents against heart failure...
  100. ncbi An American physician in the Canadian health care system
    Mark J Eisenberg
    Department of Medicine, Divisions of Cardiology and Clinical Epidemiology, Jewish General Hospital, McGill University, 3755 Cote St, Catherine Road, Suite A 118, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Arch Intern Med 166:281-2. 2006
  101. ncbi Drug-eluting stents: the price is not right
    Mark J Eisenberg
    Division of Cardiology, Jewish General Hospital McGill University, 3755 Cote Ste Catherine Rd, Suite A 118, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3T 1E2
    Circulation 114:1745-54; discussion 1754. 2006