P Poirier

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Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Impact of moderate aerobic exercise training on insulin sensitivity in type 2 diabetic men treated with oral hypoglycemic agents: is insulin sensitivity enhanced only in nonobese subjects?
    Paul Poirier
    Quebec Heart Institute Laval Hospital, 2725 Chemin Sainte Foy, Sainte Foy, Quebec, Canada G1V 4G5
    Med Sci Monit 8:CR59-65. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Impact of diet-induced weight loss on the cardiac autonomic nervous system in severe obesity
    Paul Poirier
    Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism, and Diabetes, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, Colorado, USA
    Obes Res 11:1040-7. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint Influence of glycemic control on pulmonary function and heart rate in response to exercise in subjects with type 2 diabetes mellitus
    Patrice Brassard
    Centre de Recherche, Hopital Laval, Institut Universitaire de Cardiologie et de Pneumologie, Universite Laval, Ste Foy, Quebec, Canada G1V 4G5
    Metabolism 55:1532-7. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Adiposity and cardiovascular disease: are we using the right definition of obesity?
    Paul Poirier
    Eur Heart J 28:2047-8. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Impact of fasting and postprandial state on plasma carnitine concentrations during aerobic exercise in type 2 diabetes
    A Ferland
    University Institute of Cardiology and Pneumology, Laval Hospital, Laval University, 2725 Chemin Sainte Foy, Sainte Foy, Quebec, Canada, G1V 4G5
    Acta Diabetol 44:114-20. 2007
  6. pmc Cardiac autonomic activity and blood pressure among Nunavik Inuit adults exposed to environmental mercury: a cross-sectional study
    Beatriz Valera
    Public Health Research Unit, 2875 boulevard Laurier, Edifice Delta 2, bureau 600, G1V 2M2, Quebec QC, Canada
    Environ Health 7:29. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Prior meal enhances the plasma glucose lowering effect of exercise in type 2 diabetes
    P Poirier
    Quebec Heart Institute, Laval Hospital, Laval University, Sainte Foy, Quebec, Canada
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 33:1259-64. 2001
  8. ncbi request reprint [Obesity and cardiovascular disease]
    Paul Poirier
    Institut Universitaire de Cardiologie et de Pneumologie, Centre de Recherche de l Hopital Laval, 2725, Chemin Sainte Foy, Sainte Foy, Quebec, G1V 4G5, Canada
    Med Sci (Paris) 19:943-9. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Impact of bariatric surgery on cardiac structure, function and clinical manifestations in morbid obesity
    Paul Poirier
    Department of Cardiology, Institut Universitaire de Cardiologie et de Pneumologie, Laval Hospital, 2725 Chemin Sainte Foy, Sainte Foy, Quebec, G1V 4G5, Canada
    Expert Rev Cardiovasc Ther 2:193-201. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Impact of waist circumference on the relationship between blood pressure and insulin: the Quebec Health Survey
    Paul Poirier
    Quebec Heart and Lungs Institute, Laval Hospital Research Center, Quebec, Canada
    Hypertension 45:363-7. 2005

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Publications102 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi request reprint Impact of moderate aerobic exercise training on insulin sensitivity in type 2 diabetic men treated with oral hypoglycemic agents: is insulin sensitivity enhanced only in nonobese subjects?
    Paul Poirier
    Quebec Heart Institute Laval Hospital, 2725 Chemin Sainte Foy, Sainte Foy, Quebec, Canada G1V 4G5
    Med Sci Monit 8:CR59-65. 2002
    ..Most studies that involved nonobese subjects showed enhanced insulin sensitivity whereas studies involving obese subjects with type 2 diabetes are inconsistent because of concomitant fat loss...
  2. ncbi request reprint Impact of diet-induced weight loss on the cardiac autonomic nervous system in severe obesity
    Paul Poirier
    Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism, and Diabetes, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, Colorado, USA
    Obes Res 11:1040-7. 2003
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Influence of glycemic control on pulmonary function and heart rate in response to exercise in subjects with type 2 diabetes mellitus
    Patrice Brassard
    Centre de Recherche, Hopital Laval, Institut Universitaire de Cardiologie et de Pneumologie, Universite Laval, Ste Foy, Quebec, Canada G1V 4G5
    Metabolism 55:1532-7. 2006
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Adiposity and cardiovascular disease: are we using the right definition of obesity?
    Paul Poirier
    Eur Heart J 28:2047-8. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Impact of fasting and postprandial state on plasma carnitine concentrations during aerobic exercise in type 2 diabetes
    A Ferland
    University Institute of Cardiology and Pneumology, Laval Hospital, Laval University, 2725 Chemin Sainte Foy, Sainte Foy, Quebec, Canada, G1V 4G5
    Acta Diabetol 44:114-20. 2007
    ..These patterns may reflect differences in energy metabolism associated with fasting and postprandial hyperglycaemia...
  6. pmc Cardiac autonomic activity and blood pressure among Nunavik Inuit adults exposed to environmental mercury: a cross-sectional study
    Beatriz Valera
    Public Health Research Unit, 2875 boulevard Laurier, Edifice Delta 2, bureau 600, G1V 2M2, Quebec QC, Canada
    Environ Health 7:29. 2008
    ..MeHg has been suggested to affect BP in adults and children while the influence on HRV has only been studied in children. We aimed to assess the impact of MeHg levels on HRV and BP in Inuit adults from Nunavik...
  7. ncbi request reprint Prior meal enhances the plasma glucose lowering effect of exercise in type 2 diabetes
    P Poirier
    Quebec Heart Institute, Laval Hospital, Laval University, Sainte Foy, Quebec, Canada
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 33:1259-64. 2001
    ..To compare the changes in plasma glucose and insulin levels in response to 1 h of exercise performed at 60% of VO(2peak) either in the fasted state or 2 h after a standardized breakfast in subjects with type 2 diabetes...
  8. ncbi request reprint [Obesity and cardiovascular disease]
    Paul Poirier
    Institut Universitaire de Cardiologie et de Pneumologie, Centre de Recherche de l Hopital Laval, 2725, Chemin Sainte Foy, Sainte Foy, Quebec, G1V 4G5, Canada
    Med Sci (Paris) 19:943-9. 2003
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Impact of bariatric surgery on cardiac structure, function and clinical manifestations in morbid obesity
    Paul Poirier
    Department of Cardiology, Institut Universitaire de Cardiologie et de Pneumologie, Laval Hospital, 2725 Chemin Sainte Foy, Sainte Foy, Quebec, G1V 4G5, Canada
    Expert Rev Cardiovasc Ther 2:193-201. 2004
    ..Nevertheless, numerous different techniques are still in use today. Weight loss has beneficial impacts on functional and structural cardiac status and will be reviewed in this report...
  10. ncbi request reprint Impact of waist circumference on the relationship between blood pressure and insulin: the Quebec Health Survey
    Paul Poirier
    Quebec Heart and Lungs Institute, Laval Hospital Research Center, Quebec, Canada
    Hypertension 45:363-7. 2005
    ..3%; P<0.0001). These results suggest that the documented association between obesity, fasting insulin, insulin sensitivity, and blood pressure is largely explained by concomitant variation in WC...
  11. pmc Targeting abdominal obesity in cardiology: can we be effective?
    Paul Poirier
    Laval University, Laval Hospital, Sainte Foy, Quebec
    Can J Cardiol 24:13D-17D. 2008
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  12. ncbi request reprint Identifying which patients with diabetes should be tested for the presence of coronary artery disease--the importance of baseline electrocardiogram and exercise testing
    Paul Poirier
    Institut Universitaire de Cardiologie et de Pneumologie, Hopital Laval, Ste Foy, Quebec
    Can J Cardiol 22:9A-15A. 2006
    ..The present paper reviews some clinical markers that may be helpful to the clinician to increase the yield of finding significant occult CAD while screening patients with diabetes...
  13. ncbi request reprint [Impact of obesity in contemporary cardiology]
    Paul Poirier
    Institut Universitaire de Cardiologie et de Pneumologie, Centre de recherche de I Hôpital Laval, 2725, Chemin Sainte Foy, Sainte Foy Québec, G1V 4G5, Canada
    Med Sci (Paris) 21:3-9. 2005
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  14. ncbi request reprint Obesity and cardiovascular disease: pathophysiology, evaluation, and effect of weight loss
    Paul Poirier
    Quebec Heart and Lung Institute, Sainte Foy, Canada
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 26:968-76. 2006
    ..As a whole, overweight/obesity predispose or is associated with numerous cardiac complications such as coronary heart disease, heart failure, and sudden death through its impact on the cardiovascular system...
  15. doi request reprint Obesity, adiposity indices, and blood pressure; ethnicity does matter
    Paul Poirier
    Department of Cardiology Institut universitaire de cardiologie et de pneumologie, Laval Hospital Research Center, Quebec, Canada
    Am J Hypertens 21:244. 2008
  16. ncbi request reprint Predictors of compliance with medical recommendations regarding pharmacological and non pharmacological approaches in patient with cardiovascular disease
    Paul Poirier
    Institut Universitaire de Cardiologie et de Pneumologie, Hopital Laval, Ste Foy, Quebec, Canada
    Clin Invest Med 29:91-103. 2006
  17. ncbi request reprint Impact of time interval from the last meal on glucose response to exercise in subjects with type 2 diabetes
    P Poirier
    Quebec Heart Institute at Laval Hospital, Sainte Foy, Canada
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 85:2860-4. 2000
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  18. ncbi request reprint Diastolic dysfunction in normotensive men with well-controlled type 2 diabetes: importance of maneuvers in echocardiographic screening for preclinical diabetic cardiomyopathy
    P Poirier
    Quebec Heart Institute and Laval Hospital, Sainte Foy, Canada
    Diabetes Care 24:5-10. 2001
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  19. ncbi request reprint Impact of left ventricular diastolic dysfunction on maximal treadmill performance in normotensive subjects with well-controlled type 2 diabetes mellitus
    P Poirier
    Quebec Heart Institute, Laval Hospital, Diabetes Research Unit, Laval University, Ste Foy, Quebec, Canada
    Am J Cardiol 85:473-7. 2000
    ..In conclusion, this study demonstrated that LV diastolic dysfunction influences maximal treadmill performance and could explain lower maximal performance observed in patients with type 2 diabetes...
  20. ncbi request reprint Myocardial perfusion imaging findings and the role of adenosine in the warm-up angina phenomenon
    P Bogaty
    Quebec Heart Institute Laval Hospital, Laval University, Sainte Foy, Canada
    J Am Coll Cardiol 37:463-9. 2001
    ..This study examined the roles of myocardial perfusion and adenosine in warm-up angina...
  21. doi request reprint Long term efficacy of abciximab bolus-only compared to abciximab bolus and infusion after transradial coronary stenting
    Rodrigo Bagur
    Institut Universitaire de Cardiologie et de Pneumologie de Quebec, Quebec, Canada
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 74:1010-6. 2009
    ..No data are available on the long term efficacy of abciximab bolus-only with aspirin and clopidogrel pretreatment and systematic coronary stenting. Our objective was to evaluate the 3-year clinical outcomes in the EASY trial...
  22. doi request reprint Environmental mercury exposure and blood pressure among Nunavik Inuit adults
    Beatriz Valera
    Axe Santé des Populations et Environnement, Centre de Recherche du Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Québec, Quebec, Canada
    Hypertension 54:981-6. 2009
    ..96; P=0.069). In conclusion, mercury is associated with increasing BP and pulse pressure among Nunavik Inuit adults after considering the effect of fish nutrients (n-3 fatty acids and selenium) and other confounders...
  23. doi request reprint Impact of female gender and transradial coronary stenting with maximal antiplatelet therapy on bleeding and ischemic outcomes
    Helena Tizon-Marcos
    Laval Hospital, Quebec Heart Lung Institute, Canada
    Am Heart J 157:740-5. 2009
    ..However, no data are available on the impact of gender and transradial PCI with maximal antiplatelet therapy on bleeding and ischemic outcomes...
  24. ncbi request reprint Normalization of diastolic dysfunction in type 2 diabetics after exercise training
    Patrice Brassard
    Laval Hospital Research Center, Quebec Heart and Lung Institute, Quebec, Canada
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 39:1896-901. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the impact of aerobic exercise training on left ventricular diastolic dysfunction (LVDD) and exercise capacity in subjects with type 2 diabetes...
  25. doi request reprint The beta-1 adrenergic antagonist, atenolol, decreases acylation stimulating protein, exercise capacity and plasma free fatty acids in men with type 2 diabetes
    J Smith
    Y2186, 2725 Chemin Ste Foy, Institut Universitaire de Cardiologie et de Pneumologie de Quebec, Universite Laval, Quebec, Canada G1V 4G5
    Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis 22:495-502. 2012
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  26. ncbi request reprint Effect of a low-glycaemic index--low-fat--high protein diet on the atherogenic metabolic risk profile of abdominally obese men
    J G Dumesnil
    Quebec Heart Institute, Laval Hospital Research Center, Quebec, Canada
    Br J Nutr 86:557-68. 2001
    ..However, the present study was a short-term intervention and additional trials are clearly needed to document the long-term efficacy of this dietary approach with regard to compliance and effects on the metabolic risk profile...
  27. ncbi request reprint Preclinical diabetic cardiomyopathy: relation of left ventricular diastolic dysfunction to cardiac autonomic neuropathy in men with uncomplicated well-controlled type 2 diabetes
    Paul Poirier
    Institut Universitaire de Cardiologie et de Pneumologie, Laval Hospital, Ste Foy, Quebec, Canada
    Metabolism 52:1056-61. 2003
    ..The parameters defining these 2 abnormalities may serve to better define diabetic cardiomyopathy as a distinct entity and could eventually become useful prognostic indicators as it has been shown in nondiabetic populations...
  28. ncbi request reprint [Cardiovascular manifestations in patients with COPD]
    K Marquis
    Centre de Recherche de l Hopital Laval, Institut universitaire de cardiologie et pneumologie de l Université Laval, Quebec, Canada
    Rev Mal Respir 25:663-73. 2008
    ..In addition, COPD is frequently associated with other health problems with serious systemic manifestations. In particular, COPD patients are at increased risk of cardiovascular disease...
  29. ncbi request reprint Trauma-induced occlusion of the left anterior descending artery following a snowmobile accident in a man without prior coronary artery disease
    Josée Morin
    Institut Universitaire de Cardiologie et de Pneumologie, Sainte Foy, Quebec
    Can J Cardiol 19:565-8. 2003
    ..The resultant decreased ejection fraction following the event emphasizes the importance of rapid intervention in the setting of acute MI following nonpenetrating trauma...
  30. doi request reprint 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
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  31. ncbi request reprint Does hormonal status influence the clinical presentation of acute coronary syndromes in women?
    Julie Méthot
    Quebec Heart Institute Laval Hospital, 2725 Chemin Ste Foy, Ste Foy, Quebec, Canada G1V 4G5
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 13:695-702. 2004
    ..Our objective was to compare the clinical presentation of ACS between premenopausal (PRE) women and post-menopausal women with hormone replacement therapy (HRT) and without (POST)...
  32. 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
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  33. ncbi request reprint Anginal threshold between stress tests: exercise versus dobutamine stress echocardiography
    Marie Arsenault
    Quebec Heart and Lung Institute Laval Hospital, Ste Foy, Quebec, Canada G1 V 4G5
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 37:18-23. 2005
    ..We therefore performed this study to compare the ischemic threshold between EX and DOB...
  34. pmc Safety of the cardiac triple therapy: the experience of the Quebec Heart Institute
    Steeve Brulotte
    Quebec Heart Institute, Laval Hospital, Sainte Foy, Quebec
    Can J Cardiol 23:80B-83B. 2007
    ..The combination of ASA, clopidogrel and warfarin, also called the cardiac triple therapy (CTT), is emerging in clinical practice, although little is known about its safety...
  35. ncbi request reprint Impact of bariatric surgery--induced weight loss on heart rate variability
    Isabelle Nault
    Department of Cardiology, Institut Universitaire de Cardiologie et de Pneumologie, Hopital Laval, Quebec, Canada G1V 4G5
    Metabolism 56:1425-30. 2007
    ..Weight loss after bariatric surgery enhances HRV and decreases mean and minimal heart rate during Holter monitoring through a better cardiac parasympathetic modulation...
  36. doi request reprint Abdominal obesity and the metabolic syndrome: contribution to global cardiometabolic risk
    Jean Pierre Despres
    Hôpital Laval Research Centre, 2725 Chemin Ste Foy, Pavilion Marguerite D Youville, 4th Floor, Quebec City, QC G1V4G5, Canada
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 28:1039-49. 2008
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  37. ncbi request reprint Influence of n-3 fatty acids on cardiac autonomic activity among Nunavik Inuit adults
    Beatriz Valera
    Axe Santé des Populations et Environnement, Centre de recherche du CHUQ, Quebec, QC G1V 2M2, Canada
    Int J Circumpolar Health 70:6-18. 2011
    ..The study assessed the impact of n-3 PUFAs (Docosahexaenoic [DHA] and Eicosapentaenoic acid [EPA]) on resting HR and HRV among Nunavik Inuit adults considering mercury and other potential confounders...
  38. ncbi request reprint Impact of beta-blocker treatment and nutritional status on glycemic response during exercise in patients with type 2 diabetes
    Annie Ferland
    Centre de Recherche de l Hopital Laval, Institut universitaire de cardiologie et de pneumologie del Université Laval, Quebec, Canada
    Clin Invest Med 30:E257-61. 2007
    ..The objective of the study was to assess the impact of beta-blocker treatment on glucose response during exercise in patients with type 2 diabetes, free of cardiovascular complications...
  39. ncbi request reprint Comparison between arterial and venous sampling of circulating hormones, substrates and peptides in severe obesity
    Julie Martin
    Institut Universitaire de Cardiologie et de Pneumologie de Quebec, 2725 Chemin Ste Foy, Quebec, QC, Canada
    Clin Invest Med 34:E82-7. 2011
    ..The comparability of a given sample site (arterial vs. venous) with regards to blood parameters is yet to be established...
  40. doi request reprint Incidence, predictors, and clinical impact of bleeding after transradial coronary stenting and maximal antiplatelet therapy
    Olivier F Bertrand
    Hopital Laval, Institut Universitaire de Cardiologie et de Pneumologie, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
    Am Heart J 157:164-9. 2009
    ..We evaluated the predictors of bleeding and the impact of major bleeding on death and major adverse cardiac events (MACE) after transradial PCI and maximal antiplatelet therapy...
  41. doi request reprint Visceral obesity and the heart
    Patrick Mathieu
    Laval Hospital Research Center Quebec Heart Institute, Department of Surgery, Laval University, 2725 Chemin Ste Foy, Quebec, Canada, G1V 4G5
    Int J Biochem Cell Biol 40:821-36. 2008
    ..Implications and failure of lipid partitioning and some of the potential pathways mediating development of heart diseases are also covered in view of recent development of therapeutic options...
  42. ncbi request reprint Safety and magnitude of changes in blood glucose levels following exercise performed in the fasted and the postprandial state in men with type 2 diabetes
    Thierry Gaudet-Savard
    Quebec Heart and Lungs Institute, Laval Hospital, Sainte Foy, Quebec, Canada
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 14:831-6. 2007
    ..For this reason, the effects of exercise initiated at different preexercise BGL were assessed in men with type 2 diabetes both in the fasted (FS) and the postprandial states (PS)...
  43. doi request reprint One-year clinical outcome after abciximab bolus-only compared with abciximab bolus and 12-hour infusion in the Randomized EArly Discharge after Transradial Stenting of CoronarY Arteries (EASY) Study
    Olivier F Bertrand
    Hopital Laval, Institut Universitaire de Cardiologie et de Pneumologie, Quebec, Canada
    Am Heart J 156:135-40. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study is to compare 6- and 12-month clinical outcomes in patients treated after PCI with abciximab bolus-only and abciximab bolus followed by 12-hour infusion...
  44. doi request reprint Effects of intracoronary compared to intravenous abciximab administration in patients undergoing transradial percutaneous coronary intervention: A sub-analysis of the EASY trial
    Olivier F Bertrand
    Hopital Laval, Institut Universitaire de Cardiologie et de Pneumologie, Canada
    Int J Cardiol 136:165-70. 2009
    ..We sought to compare cardiac biomarkers release and early and late clinical outcomes after IC or IV abciximab bolus delivery...
  45. doi request reprint Cardiometabolic effects of rosiglitazone in patients with type 2 diabetes and coronary artery bypass grafts: A randomized placebo-controlled clinical trial
    Olivier F Bertrand
    Quebec Heart Lung Institute, Quebec, Canada
    Atherosclerosis 211:565-73. 2010
    ..To assess the efficacy and safety of rosiglitazone on saphenous vein graft (SVG) atherosclerosis prevention and on modification of the global cardiometabolic risk profile...
  46. doi request reprint Incidence, range, and clinical effect of hemoglobin changes within 24 hours after transradial coronary stenting
    Olivier F Bertrand
    Quebec Heart Lung Institute, Quebec, Quebec, Canada
    Am J Cardiol 106:155-61. 2010
    ..The choice of a hemoglobin decrease >3 g/dl after PCI as a cutoff value for current definitions of major bleeding in modern PCI trials appears reasonable. Measures to prevent anemia and blood loss during PCI remain to be further studied...
  47. pmc A multicentre, randomized, double-blind placebo-controlled trial evaluating rosiglitazone for the prevention of atherosclerosis progression after coronary artery bypass graft surgery in patients with type 2 diabetes. Design and rationale of the VeIn-Coron
    Olivier F Bertrand
    Hopital Laval, Quebec Heart Lung Institute, Quebec, Quebec, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 25:509-15. 2009
    ..However, its role in the prevention of atherosclerosis progression is uncertain...
  48. doi request reprint Low cardiorespiratory fitness levels and elevated blood pressure: what is the contribution of visceral adiposity?
    Caroline Rheaume
    Department of Family and Emergency Medicine, Universite Laval, Quebec, Canada
    Hypertension 54:91-7. 2009
    ..Individuals with high visceral adipose tissue levels have higher blood pressure, independent of their fitness. Visceral adipose tissue may represent an important clinical target in the management of elevated blood pressure...
  49. ncbi request reprint Hypertension among the Inuit from Nunavik: should we expect an increase because of obesity?
    Marie Ludivine Chateau-Degat
    School of Dietetics and Human Nutrition, McGill University, Ste Anne de Bellevue, Canada
    Int J Circumpolar Health 69:361-72. 2010
    ..This study aimed to assess the exact prevalence of HTN in Nunavik Inuit and to examine its association with other major risk factors of cardiovascular disease...
  50. doi request reprint Cardiac arrest as a major complication of bilateral cervico-dorsal sympathectomy
    Kim O'Connor
    Department of Cardiology, Institut Universitaire de Cardiologie et de Pneumologie, Hopital Laval, Quebec, Canada
    Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 8:238-9. 2009
    ..The cardiovascular effects of cervico-dorsal sympathectomy will be reviewed. Evaluation required to prevent such a serious cardiac complication will also be discussed...
  51. doi request reprint Early and late outcomes in patients excluded from same-day home discharge after transradial stenting and maximal antiplatelet therapy
    Olivier F Bertrand
    Hopital Laval, Institut Universitaire de Cardiologie et de Pneumologie, Quebec, Canada
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 72:619-25. 2008
    ..Based on a few angiographic criteria, suboptimal results, or clinical complications, some patients were excluded from randomization after PCI...
  52. doi request reprint Comparison of diagnostic criteria of the metabolic syndrome in 3 ethnic groups of Canada
    Marie Ludivine Chateau-Degat
    Centre for Indigenous Peoples Nutrition and Environment and School of Dietetics and Human Nutrition, McGill University, Ste Anne de Bellevue, Quebec, Canada H9X 3V9
    Metabolism 57:1526-32. 2008
    ..001). These 3 unique population-based samples suggest that abdominal obesity does not have a similar deleterious impact according to ethnicity, suggesting the need for an ethnic-based MetS definition...
  53. doi request reprint Effects of exogenous metabolic substrate modulation on exercise-induced myocardial ischemia
    Peter Bogaty
    Quebec Heart Institute Laval Hospital, Laval University, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
    Am Heart J 156:790-6. 2008
    ..The aim of the study is to compare the impact of intravenous glucose versus lipid versus saline on exercise-induced myocardial ischemia in patients with stable angina...
  54. doi request reprint Persistence patterns with oral antidiabetes drug treatment in newly treated patients--a population-based study
    Jean Pierre Grégoire
    Faculty of Pharmacy, Universite Laval, Quebec, QC, Canada
    Value Health 13:820-8. 2010
    ..We assessed persistence patterns with oral antidiabetes drug (OAD) in patients newly dispensed with different OAD classes...
  55. doi request reprint Reduced heart rate variability in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease independent of anticholinergic or β-agonist medications
    Marie Eve Bédard
    Centre de Recherche de l Institut Universitaire de Cardiologie et de Pneumologie de Quebec, Quebec, Canada
    COPD 7:391-7. 2010
    ..These results demonstrate that COPD patients have a reduced sympatho-vagal balance compared with healthy subjects. HRV correlates with disease severity and does not seem to be influenced by anticholinergic or adrenergic medications...
  56. doi request reprint A simple Doppler echocardiography method to evaluate pulmonary capillary wedge pressure in patients with atrial fibrillation
    Mario Senechal
    Quebec Heart Institute, Laval Hospital, Quebec, Canada
    Echocardiography 25:57-63. 2008
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  57. doi request reprint Comparison of myocardial ischemia on the ergocycle versus the treadmill in patients with coronary heart disease
    Martin Noel
    Institut Universitaire de Cardiologie et de Pneumologie de Quebec, Quebec, Canada
    Am J Cardiol 105:633-9. 2010
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  58. ncbi request reprint A randomized study comparing same-day home discharge and abciximab bolus only to overnight hospitalization and abciximab bolus and infusion after transradial coronary stent implantation
    Olivier F Bertrand
    Hopital Laval, Institut Universitaire de Cardiologie et de Pneumologie, affilié à l Université Laval, 2725 Chemin Ste Foy, Quebec, Canada G1V 4G5
    Circulation 114:2636-43. 2006
    ..It is unknown whether moderate- and high-risk patients can be discharged safely the same day after uncomplicated transradial percutaneous coronary interventions...
  59. pmc Ezetimibe-associated myopathy in monotherapy and in combination with a 3-hydroxy-3-methylglutaryl coenzyme A reductase inhibitor
    Chantale Simard
    Centre de Recherche, Hopital Laval, Universite Laval, Sainte Foy, Quebec, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 22:141-4. 2006
    ..These cases suggest that ezetimibe monotherapy as well as ezetimibe associated with the use of a statin may induce myalgia. The mechanism by which ezetimibe could cause muscle pain is not known...
  60. ncbi request reprint Effect of atorvastatin on exercise-induced myocardial ischemia in patients with stable angina pectoris
    Peter Bogaty
    Quebec Heart Institute, Laval Hospital, Ste Foy, Quebec, Canada
    Am J Cardiol 92:1192-5. 2003
    ..Endothelial function improved progressively and C-reactive protein, P-selectin, and tissue plasminogen activator inhibitor levels decreased, but there was no decrease in exercise electrocardiographic ischemia...
  61. ncbi request reprint Short-term triglyceride lowering with fenofibrate improves vasodilator function in subjects with hypertriglyceridemia
    Warren H Capell
    Department of Medicine, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver 80262, USA
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 23:307-13. 2003
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  62. ncbi request reprint Can prolonged exercise-induced myocardial ischaemia be innocuous?
    Martin Noel
    Quebec Heart Institute, Laval Hospital, Laval University, 2725 Chemin Ste Foy, Ste Foy, Quebec, Canada G1V 4G5
    Eur Heart J 28:1559-65. 2007
    ..To evaluate the innocuousness of intense and prolonged exercise training above the threshold for myocardial ischaemia (1 mm ST-segment depression)...
  63. ncbi request reprint What induces the warm-up ischemia/angina phenomenon: exercise or myocardial ischemia?
    Peter Bogaty
    Quebec Heart Institute Laval Hospital, 2725 Chemin Ste Foy, Ste Foy, Quebec, Canada G1V 4G5
    Circulation 107:1858-63. 2003
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  64. ncbi request reprint Obesity and cardiovascular disease
    Paul Poirier
    Institut Universitaire de Cardiologie et de Pneumologie, Hospital Laval, 2725 Chemin Sainte Foy, Sainte Foy, Quebec G1V 4G5, Canada
    Curr Atheroscler Rep 4:448-53. 2002
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  65. ncbi request reprint Very late in-stent restenosis (five years) presenting as an ST elevation acute myocardial infarction
    Olivier F Bertrand
    Quebec Heart Lung Institute, Laval Hospital, 2725 Chemin Ste Foy, Quebec City, Quebec G1V 4G5, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 20:1481-3. 2004
    ..The patient underwent uneventful repeat stenting. Late in-stent restenosis may present as an intrastent plaque rupture with a clinical presentation similar to an atherosclerotic plaque rupture...
  66. doi request reprint Underuse of cardioprotective treatment by the elderly with type 2 diabetes
    C Sirois
    Faculty of Pharmacy, Universite Laval, Quebec, Canada
    Diabetes Metab 34:169-76. 2008
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  67. pmc A most unusual acute coronary syndrome
    C Bourgault
    Institut Universitaire de Cardiologie et de Pneumologie de Quebec, Hopital Laval, Sainte Foy, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 22:429-32. 2006
    ..Coronary vasospasm was attributed to serotonin, which was secreted by the carcinoid tumour that reached an atherosclerotic coronary vasculature through a patent foramen ovale, thereby avoiding pulmonary inactivation...
  68. doi request reprint Glycemic instability and spontaneous energy intake: association with knowledge-based work
    Jean Philippe Chaput
    Division of Kinesiology PEPS, Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, Laval University, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada, G1K 7P4
    Psychosom Med 70:797-804. 2008
    ..To further document the impact of knowledge-based work (KBW) on spontaneous energy intake and glucose homeostasis...
  69. pmc [Abdominal complications associated with cardiac surgery. Review of a contemporary surgical experience and of a series done without extracorporeal circulation]
    Brigitte Poirier
    Département de chirurgie cardiaque, Institut Universitaire de Cardiologie et de Pneumologie, Hopital Laval, Ste Foy, Quebec
    Can J Surg 46:176-82. 2003
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  70. pmc Usefulness of an accelerated transoesophageal stress echocardiography in the preoperative evaluation of high risk severely obese subjects awaiting bariatric surgery
    Sylvie Legault
    Department of Cardiology, Institut Universitaire de Cardiologie et de Pneumologie de Quebec, Quebec, Canada
    Cardiovasc Ultrasound 8:30. 2010
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  71. pmc Exercise capacity and impact of exercise training in patients after a Fontan procedure: a review
    Patrice Brassard
    Institut Universitaire de Cardiologie et de Pneumologie, Hopital Laval, Universite Laval, Sainte Foy, Quebec
    Can J Cardiol 22:489-95. 2006
    ..The main studies supporting these observations are reviewed, with a focus on the physiological adaptation and limitation of the exercise performance as well as the benefits of exercise training in patients after a Fontan procedure...
  72. doi request reprint The benefit of aspirin therapy in type 2 diabetes: what is the evidence?
    Caroline Sirois
    Faculte de Pharmacie, Universite Laval, Quebec, Canada
    Int J Cardiol 129:172-9. 2008
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  73. pmc The influence of CYP2D6 phenotype on the clinical response of nebivolol in patients with essential hypertension
    Jean Lefebvre
    Hypertension Research Unit, CHUL Research Center, Faculty of Pharmacy, Laval University, Quebec, Canada
    Br J Clin Pharmacol 63:575-82. 2007
    ..The metabolism of the third-generation beta(1)-receptor antagonist nebivolol has been shown to be highly dependent on cytochrome P450 2D6 enzymatic activity in preclinical studies...
  74. ncbi request reprint Simvastatin lowers C-reactive protein within 14 days: an effect independent of low-density lipoprotein cholesterol reduction
    Julie K Plenge
    Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism, and Diabetes, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, Colo 80262, USA
    Circulation 106:1447-52. 2002
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the rate at which highly sensitive C-reactive protein (hsCRP) levels change after initiation of simvastatin and whether this occurs independently of the change in LDL cholesterol...
  75. ncbi request reprint Suboptimal use of cardioprotective drugs in newly treated elderly individuals with type 2 diabetes
    Caroline Sirois
    Faculty of Pharmacy, Laval University, Quebec, Canada
    Diabetes Care 30:1880-2. 2007
  76. pmc Acylation stimulating protein reduction precedes insulin sensitization after BPD-DS bariatric surgery in severely obese women
    M N Munkonda
    Institut Universitaire de Cardiologie et de Pneumologie de Quebec, Universite Laval, Quebec, Canada
    Nutr Diabetes 2:e41. 2012
    ..351, P<0.001).Conclusion:Acute postoperative decreases in ASP are associated with early improvement of insulin resistance/diabetes after BPD-DS surgery...
  77. ncbi request reprint Significant interaction between the nonprescription antihistamine diphenhydramine and the CYP2D6 substrate metoprolol in healthy men with high or low CYP2D6 activity
    B A Hamelin
    Faculty of Pharmacy, Laval University, Quebec Heart Institute, Laval Hospital, Sainte Foy, Quebec, Canada
    Clin Pharmacol Ther 67:466-77. 2000
    ..Clinically relevant drug interactions may occur between diphenhydramine and many CYP2D6 substrates, particularly those with a narrow therapeutic index...
  78. ncbi request reprint Biological profiles in subjects with recurrent acute coronary events compared with subjects with long-standing stable angina
    P Bogaty
    Quebec Heart Institute/Laval Hospital, Laval University, Ste-Foy, Quebec, Canada
    Circulation 103:3062-8. 2001
    ..0002) for subsequent acute events. CONCLUSIONS: An inflammatory biological profile distinguished patients with previous multiple acute coronary events from those with long-standing stable angina and predicted acute coronary instability...
  79. doi request reprint The effect of theory-based interventions on physical activity participation among overweight/obese individuals: a systematic review
    A Bélanger-Gravel
    Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, Division of Kinesiology, Laval University, Quebec City, QC, Canada
    Obes Rev 12:430-9. 2011
    ..Although the combination of these three techniques appears successful, the long-term impact of theory-based interventions remains ambiguous...
  80. doi request reprint Impact of diabetes and gender on survival after acute myocardial infarction in the Province of Quebec, Canada--a population-based study
    N Ouhoummane
    National Public Health Institute of Quebec, Quebec, QC, Canada
    Diabet Med 26:609-16. 2009
    ..To examine the impact of diabetes, gender and their interaction on 30-day, 1-year and 5-year post-acute myocardial infarction (AMI) mortality in three age groups (20-64, 65-74 and > or = 75 years)...
  81. pmc Pheochromocytoma associated with apical-sparing left ventricular dysfunction due to acute afterload mismatch: a novel clinical entity?
    Elisabeth Bedard
    Department of Cardiology of the Quebec Heart and Lung Institute, Laval Hospital, Sainte Foy, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 23:1157-8. 2007
    ..This hitherto unidentified finding was interpreted as being due to an afterload mismatch, rather than to an intrinsic myocardial injury, as is usually reported in such cases...
  82. ncbi request reprint Prevention of ischemic heart failure by exercise in spontaneously diabetic BB Wor rats subjected to insulin withdrawal
    D Scott Villanueva
    Department of Physiology, Midwestern University, Glendale, AZ 85308, USA
    Metabolism 52:791-7. 2003
    ..Our results indicate that metabolic deteriorations in acute diabetes result in ischemic heart failure. However, this cardiac dysfunction can be prevented with exercise training...
  83. ncbi request reprint Is aspartame really safer in reducing the risk of hypoglycemia during exercise in patients with type 2 diabetes?
    Annie Ferland
    Diabetes Care 30:e59. 2007
  84. ncbi request reprint Waist circumference, visceral obesity, and cardiovascular risk
    Paul Poirier
    Institut Universitaire de Cardiologie et de Pneumologie, Hopital Laval, Sainte Foy, Quebec, Canada
    J Cardiopulm Rehabil 23:161-9. 2003
  85. ncbi request reprint Modulation of arterial reactivity using amlodipine and atorvastatin measured by ultrasound examination (MARGAUX)
    Francois Charbonneau
    Department of Cardiovascular Sciences and the Libin Cardiovascular Institute, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada
    Atherosclerosis 197:420-7. 2008
    ..To evaluate the effect of the calcium channel blocker amlodipine on endothelial function in normotensive patients with coronary disease taking concomitant atorvastatin therapy...
  86. ncbi request reprint The metabolic syndrome in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Karine Marquis
    Centre de Recherche de l Hopital Laval, Institut Universitaire de Cardiologie et de Pneumologie de l Universite Laval, Sainte Foy, Quebec, Canada
    J Cardiopulm Rehabil 25:226-32; discussion 233-4. 2005
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  87. ncbi request reprint Impact of weight-loss medications on the cardiovascular system: focus on current and future anti-obesity drugs
    Benoit Drolet
    Institut Universitaire de Cardiologie et de Pneumologie, Laval Hospital, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
    Am J Cardiovasc Drugs 7:273-88. 2007
    ..The potential interaction of available and potential new weight loss drugs with heart function and structure is reviewed...
  88. ncbi request reprint Recurrent cardiovascular events in contemporary cardiology: obesity patients should not rest in PEACE
    Paul Poirier
    Eur Heart J 27:1390-1. 2006
  89. ncbi request reprint Diabetes and exercise-induced hemodynamic responses
    Patrice Brassard
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 78:147-8. 2007
  90. ncbi request reprint Different thresholds of myocardial ischemia in ramp and standard bruce protocol exercise tests in patients with positive exercise stress tests and angiographically demonstrated coronary arterial narrowing
    Martin Noel
    Quebec Heart Institute Laval Hospital, Laval Sainte University Foy, Quebec, Canada
    Am J Cardiol 99:921-4. 2007
    ..This effect is unexplained by energy expenditure (VO2) or myocardial work (RPP) and is consistent with a "warm-up" ischemic mechanism...
  91. ncbi request reprint Exercise training restores abnormal myocardial glucose utilization and cardiac function in diabetes
    Tom L Broderick
    Department of Physiology, Midwestern University, 19555 59th Avenue, Glendale, AZ 85308, USA
    Diabetes Metab Res Rev 21:44-50. 2005
    ..This study determined whether exercise training could prevent the depression in glucose utilization observed in the diabetic rat heart...
  92. ncbi request reprint Obesity and cardiovascular disease: pathophysiology, evaluation, and effect of weight loss: an update of the 1997 American Heart Association Scientific Statement on Obesity and Heart Disease from the Obesity Committee of the Council on Nutrition, Physical
    Paul Poirier
    Circulation 113:898-918. 2006
    ..In this statement, we review the available evidence of the impact of obesity on CVD with emphasis on the evaluation of cardiac structure and function in obese patients and the effect of weight loss on the cardiovascular system...
  93. 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...
  94. ncbi request reprint Genetic aspects of diabetes and its cardiovascular complications: contribution of genetics to risk assessment and clinical management
    Julie St-Pierre
    Dyslipidemia, Diabetes and Atherosclerosis Research Group, Chicoutimi Hospital, Chicoutimi, Quebec
    Can J Cardiol 21:199-209. 2005
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  95. ncbi request reprint Reaching recommended lipid and blood pressure targets with amlodipine/atorvastatin combination in patients with coronary heart disease
    Jean Francois Dorval
    Division of Cardiology, McGill University Health Center, 687 Pine Avenue, Montreal, Quebec H3A 1A1, Canada
    Am J Cardiol 95:249-53. 2005
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  96. ncbi request reprint Assessment of the cardiac patient for fitness to drive: drive subgroup executive summary
    Chris Simpson
    Kingston General Hospital, Kingston, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 20:1314-20. 2004
  97. ncbi request reprint Elevated peak exercise systolic blood pressure is not associated with reduced exercise capacity in subjects with Type 2 diabetes
    Patrice Brassard
    Institut Universitaire de Cardiologie et de Pneumologie, Centre de Recherche l Hôpital Laval, Sainte Foy, Quebec, Canada G1V 4G5
    J Appl Physiol 101:893-7. 2006
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  98. ncbi request reprint [The challenge of physical activity after coronary disease]
    Julie Houle
    Faculté de pharmacie de l Université Laval
    Perspect Infirm 2:39-44. 2004
  99. ncbi request reprint Is there an association between coronary atherosclerosis and airway responsiveness?
    Julie Turmel
    Laval Hospital Quebec Heart Lung Institute, Quebec City, Montreal, Canada
    Acta Cardiol 63:347-53. 2008
    ..Our objective was to assess the potential relationship between AHR and coronary atherosclerosis plaque volume as assessed by 3-dimensional intravascular ultrasound (IVUS)...
  100. pmc Skeletal muscle endurance and muscle metabolism in patients with chronic heart failure
    Patrice Brassard
    Centre de Recherche, Hopital Laval, Institut Universitaire de Cardiologie et de Pneumologie, Universite Laval, Ste Foy, Quebec, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 22:387-92. 2006
    ..Alterations in skeletal muscle function are known to contribute to exercise intolerance in patients with chronic heart failure (CHF)...
  101. ncbi request reprint ACE-DD genotype is associated with the occurrence of acute coronary syndrome in postmenopausal women
    Julie Méthot
    Quebec Heart Institute, Laval Hospital, 2725 Chemin Ste Foy, Ste Foy, Quebec, Canada, G1V 4G5
    Int J Cardiol 105:308-14. 2005
    ..Among carriers of M235T-TT, 7% of ACS and 1% of controls also had the ACE-DD genotype, P<0.05. Thus, the ACE-DD genotype may be associated with ACS in postmenopausal women, particularly in HRT users...