Jeffrey S Healey

Summary

Affiliation: McMaster University
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Prognostic use of cardiac troponin T and troponin I in patients with heart failure
    Jeffrey S Healey
    Division of Cardiology, Ottawa Heart Institute and Department of Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 19:383-6. 2003
  2. doi request reprint Risks and benefits of oral anticoagulation compared with clopidogrel plus aspirin in patients with atrial fibrillation according to stroke risk: the atrial fibrillation clopidogrel trial with irbesartan for prevention of vascular events (ACTIVE-W)
    Jeff S Healey
    Population Health Research Institute, McMaster University, 237 Barton St E, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Stroke 39:1482-6. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint Right ventricular apical pacing: a necessary evil?
    Jeff S Healey
    McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada
    Curr Opin Cardiol 22:33-8. 2007
  4. pmc Stroke prevention in patients with atrial fibrillation: the diagnosis and management of hypertension by specialists
    Jeff S Healey
    McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario
    Can J Cardiol 22:485-8. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Left Atrial Appendage Occlusion Study (LAAOS): results of a randomized controlled pilot study of left atrial appendage occlusion during coronary bypass surgery in patients at risk for stroke
    Jeff S Healey
    McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Am Heart J 150:288-93. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Prevention of atrial fibrillation with angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors and angiotensin receptor blockers: a meta-analysis
    Jeff S Healey
    Population Health Research Institute, McMaster University, and Hamilton Health Sciences, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Am Coll Cardiol 45:1832-9. 2005
  7. doi request reprint Canadian Registry of ICD Implant Testing procedures (CREDIT): current practice, risks, and costs of intraoperative defibrillation testing
    Jeff S Healey
    The Population Health Research Institute, McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 21:177-82. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Defibrillation testing at the time of ICD insertion: an analysis from the Ontario ICD Registry
    J S Healey
    Population Health Research Institute and McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 21:1344-8. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular outcomes with atrial-based pacing compared with ventricular pacing: meta-analysis of randomized trials, using individual patient data
    Jeffrey S Healey
    Population Health Research Institute, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, L8L 2X2
    Circulation 114:11-7. 2006
  10. doi request reprint Predictors of short-term complications after implantable cardioverter-defibrillator replacement: results from the Ontario ICD Database
    Andrew D Krahn
    Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol 4:136-42. 2011

Detail Information

Publications32

  1. ncbi request reprint Prognostic use of cardiac troponin T and troponin I in patients with heart failure
    Jeffrey S Healey
    Division of Cardiology, Ottawa Heart Institute and Department of Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 19:383-6. 2003
    ..Troponin T (cTnT) and troponin I (cTnI) are present in the sera of some heart failure (HF) patients and have potential importance as prognostic markers...
  2. doi request reprint Risks and benefits of oral anticoagulation compared with clopidogrel plus aspirin in patients with atrial fibrillation according to stroke risk: the atrial fibrillation clopidogrel trial with irbesartan for prevention of vascular events (ACTIVE-W)
    Jeff S Healey
    Population Health Research Institute, McMaster University, 237 Barton St E, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Stroke 39:1482-6. 2008
    ..However, because OAC carries important bleeding complications, risk stratification schemes have been devised to identify patients for whom the absolute benefits of OAC exceed its risks...
  3. ncbi request reprint Right ventricular apical pacing: a necessary evil?
    Jeff S Healey
    McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada
    Curr Opin Cardiol 22:33-8. 2007
    ..Clinical trial evidence suggests that traditional right ventricular apical pacing may be harmful. This review summarizes the existing evidence and outlines the major avenues of ongoing research in this field...
  4. pmc Stroke prevention in patients with atrial fibrillation: the diagnosis and management of hypertension by specialists
    Jeff S Healey
    McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario
    Can J Cardiol 22:485-8. 2006
    ..Hypertension is common in patients with atrial fibrillation (AF) and is an important cause of stroke...
  5. ncbi request reprint Left Atrial Appendage Occlusion Study (LAAOS): results of a randomized controlled pilot study of left atrial appendage occlusion during coronary bypass surgery in patients at risk for stroke
    Jeff S Healey
    McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Am Heart J 150:288-93. 2005
    ..This pilot study assessed the safety and efficacy of left atrial appendage (LAA) occlusion, performed at the time of coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG)...
  6. ncbi request reprint Prevention of atrial fibrillation with angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors and angiotensin receptor blockers: a meta-analysis
    Jeff S Healey
    Population Health Research Institute, McMaster University, and Hamilton Health Sciences, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Am Coll Cardiol 45:1832-9. 2005
    ....
  7. doi request reprint Canadian Registry of ICD Implant Testing procedures (CREDIT): current practice, risks, and costs of intraoperative defibrillation testing
    Jeff S Healey
    The Population Health Research Institute, McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 21:177-82. 2010
    ..There is uncertainty about the proper role of defibrillation testing (DT) at the time of implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) insertion...
  8. doi request reprint Defibrillation testing at the time of ICD insertion: an analysis from the Ontario ICD Registry
    J S Healey
    Population Health Research Institute and McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 21:1344-8. 2010
    ..increasingly, ICD implantation is performed without defibrillation testing (DT)...
  9. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular outcomes with atrial-based pacing compared with ventricular pacing: meta-analysis of randomized trials, using individual patient data
    Jeffrey S Healey
    Population Health Research Institute, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, L8L 2X2
    Circulation 114:11-7. 2006
    ..No trial has shown a mortality reduction, and only 1 small trial suggested a reduction in stroke. The goal of this review was to determine whether atrial-based pacing prevents major cardiovascular events...
  10. doi request reprint Predictors of short-term complications after implantable cardioverter-defibrillator replacement: results from the Ontario ICD Database
    Andrew D Krahn
    Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol 4:136-42. 2011
    ..In addition, replacement may be a discretionary decision in the context of an advisory or borderline device performance and patient, device, and implanter factors that predict adverse outcome may assist in clinical decision-making...
  11. doi request reprint Sex differences in implantable cardioverter-defibrillator outcomes: findings from a prospective defibrillator database
    Derek R MacFadden
    University of Toronto, Canada
    Ann Intern Med 156:195-203. 2012
    ..Sex differences in the use and outcomes of implantable cardioverter-defibrillators (ICDs) have not been fully studied...
  12. doi request reprint Sentinel symptoms in patients with unexplained cardiac arrest: from the cardiac arrest survivors with preserved ejection fraction registry (CASPER)
    Andrew D Krahn
    University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada Hamilton Health Sciences Center, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 23:60-6. 2012
    ..We explored the symptom history of patients with apparently unexplained cardiac arrest to determine the frequency of sentinel symptoms...
  13. doi request reprint Outcome of advisory implantable cardioverter-defibrillator replacement: one-year follow-up
    Paul A Gould
    University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    Heart Rhythm 5:1675-81. 2008
    ..There is currently a paucity of long-term data concerning the complications associated with advisory ICD replacement...
  14. doi request reprint Benefit of oral anticoagulant over antiplatelet therapy in atrial fibrillation depends on the quality of international normalized ratio control achieved by centers and countries as measured by time in therapeutic range
    Stuart J Connolly
    Population Health Research Institute, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Circulation 118:2029-37. 2008
    ..This report examines how differences in time in therapeutic range (TTR) between centers and between countries affect the outcomes of OAC therapy...
  15. doi request reprint Evaluation of early complications related to De Novo cardioverter defibrillator implantation insights from the Ontario ICD database
    Douglas S Lee
    Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Toronto General Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Am Coll Cardiol 55:774-82. 2010
    ..This study examined the predictors of early complications after defibrillator implantation...
  16. doi request reprint Utilization of a national network for rapid response to the Medtronic Fidelis lead advisory: the Canadian Heart Rhythm Society Device Advisory Committee
    Andrew D Krahn
    London Health Sciences Centre University Campus, London, Ontario, Canada
    Heart Rhythm 6:474-7. 2009
    ..The Canadian Heart Rhythm Society (CHRS) Device Advisory Committee was commissioned in 2006 to develop a mechanism for responding to advisories regarding cardiac rhythm device and lead performance...
  17. ncbi request reprint Role of the implantable defibrillator among elderly patients with a history of life-threatening ventricular arrhythmias
    Jeffrey S Healey
    Population Health Research Institute, Hamilton Health Sciences General Site, McMaster University, Ontario, Hamilton, Canada
    Eur Heart J 28:1746-9. 2007
    ..However, its effectiveness in elderly patients is uncertain, given their competing risk of non-arrhythmic death...
  18. doi request reprint Anticoagulation of patients on chronic warfarin undergoing arrhythmia device surgery: wide variability of perioperative bridging in Canada
    Andrew D Krahn
    University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada, Hamilton Health Sciences Center, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Heart Rhythm 6:1276-9. 2009
    ..In patients undergoing cardiac rhythm device surgery, it is common practice to discontinue oral anticoagulation and to perform heparin bridging in order to reduce the risk of bleeding and minimize the risk of thromboembolic events...
  19. doi request reprint Systematic assessment of patients with unexplained cardiac arrest: Cardiac Arrest Survivors With Preserved Ejection Fraction Registry (CASPER)
    Andrew D Krahn
    University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    Circulation 120:278-85. 2009
    ..Provocative testing to unmask a phenotype is often necessary to detect primary electrical disease, direct genetic testing, and perform family screening...
  20. ncbi request reprint Atrial fibrillation: hypertension as a causative agent, risk factor for complications, and potential therapeutic target
    Jeff S Healey
    McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Cardiol 91:9G-14G. 2003
    ..Specific pharmacotherapy could potentially play a major role in the primary and secondary prevention of atrial fibrillation and its complications...
  21. doi request reprint A systematic review of randomized trials comparing radiofrequency ablation with antiarrhythmic medications in patients with atrial fibrillation
    Girish M Nair
    Division of Cardiology, Arrhythmia Service, McMaster University and Hamilton Health Sciences, Ontario, Canada
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 20:138-44. 2009
    ..Several randomized trials comparing RF ablation with antiarrhythmic medications have now been published...
  22. ncbi request reprint Omega-3 fatty acids and sudden arrhythmic death
    Stuart J Connolly
    Faculty of Health Sciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Herz 31:59-64. 2006
    ..However, the most conservative estimates suggest that no less than 25% of deaths in patients with a diagnosis of ischemic heart disease are due to ventricular fibrillation...
  23. doi request reprint Complications associated with defibrillation threshold testing: the Canadian experience
    David Birnie
    University of Ottawa Heart Institute, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Heart Rhythm 5:387-90. 2008
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  24. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of physiologic pacing: results of the Canadian Health Economic Assessment of Physiologic Pacing
    Bernie J O'Brien
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Heart Rhythm 2:270-5. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the cost-effectiveness of physiologic pacemakers...
  25. ncbi request reprint Role of the renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system in atrial fibrillation and cardiac remodeling
    Jeff S Healey
    McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Curr Opin Cardiol 20:31-7. 2005
    ..It then explores the possible mechanisms for this effect based on current animal models and limited human study...
  26. doi request reprint Derivation and validation of a simple exercise-based algorithm for prediction of genetic testing in relatives of LQTS probands
    Raymond W Sy
    University of Western Ontario, London, Canada
    Circulation 124:2187-94. 2011
    ..The accuracy of a simple algorithm that incorporates resting and exercise ECG parameters for screening LQTS in asymptomatic relatives was evaluated, with genetic testing as the gold standard...
  27. doi request reprint Postoperative low-molecular-weight heparin bridging is associated with an increase in wound hematoma following surgery for pacemakers and implantable defibrillators
    Marlene Robinson
    Department of Medicine, McMaster University, 237 Barton Street East, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 32:378-82. 2009
    ..Low-molecular-weight heparin (LMWH) is often used; however, wound hematoma is a common complication...
  28. ncbi request reprint Improvement of apparently fixed pulmonary hypertension with cardiac resynchronization therapy
    Jeff S Healey
    Division of Cardiology, University of Ottawa Heart Institute, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    J Heart Lung Transplant 23:650-2. 2004
    ..We describe a patient whose previously fixed pulmonary hypertension improved to the point that she was once again considered eligible for cardiac transplantation...
  29. ncbi request reprint The effect of atrial-based pacing on exercise capacity as measured by the 6-minute walk test: a substudy of the Canadian Trial of Physiological Pacing (CTOPP)
    Adrian Baranchuk
    Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    Heart Rhythm 4:1024-8. 2007
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  30. ncbi request reprint Clinical trials, the renin angiotensin system and atrial fibrillation
    David H Birnie
    University of Ottawa Heart Institute, Canada
    Curr Opin Cardiol 21:368-75. 2006
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  31. pmc Universal access -- but when? Treating the right patient at the right time: access to electrophysiology services in Canada
    Christopher S Simpson
    Queen s University, Kingston, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 22:741-6. 2006
    ..The proposed benchmarks are presented herein...
  32. doi request reprint Outcome of the Fidelis implantable cardioverter-defibrillator lead advisory: a report from the Canadian Heart Rhythm Society Device Advisory Committee
    Andrew D Krahn
    London Health Sciences Center, University Campus, 339 Windermere Road, London, Ontario, Canada N6A 5A5
    Heart Rhythm 5:639-42. 2008
    ..The Medtronic Sprint Fidelis family of leads has recently been the subject of a widespread advisory. Lead failure rates are estimated at 2.3% at 30 months, 2.6 times the failure rate of the reference Medtronic 6947 lead...