Josep Rodes-Cabau

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Country: Canada

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Five-year follow-up of the plaque sealing with paclitaxel-eluting stents vs medical therapy for the treatment of intermediate nonobstructive saphenous vein graft lesions (VELETI) trial
    Josep Rodes-Cabau
    Quebec Heart and Lung Institute, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada Electronic address
    Can J Cardiol 30:138-45. 2014
  2. doi request reprint Antithrombotic treatment in transcatheter aortic valve implantation: insights for cerebrovascular and bleeding events
    Josep Rodes-Cabau
    Department of Cardiology, Quebec Heart and Lung Institute, Laval University, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada Electronic address
    J Am Coll Cardiol 62:2349-59. 2013
  3. ncbi request reprint Role of balloon postdilation following trancatheter aortic valve implantation
    L Nombela-Franco
    Quebec Heart and Lung Institute, Quebec City, QC, Canada
    Minerva Cardioangiol 61:499-512. 2013
  4. pmc Surgical site infections following transcatheter apical aortic valve implantation: incidence and management
    Richard Baillot
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Universite Laval, Quebec City, QC, Canada
    J Cardiothorac Surg 7:122. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Long-term outcomes after transcatheter aortic valve implantation: insights on prognostic factors and valve durability from the Canadian multicenter experience
    Josep Rodes-Cabau
    Quebec Heart and Lung Institute, Laval University, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
    J Am Coll Cardiol 60:1864-75. 2012
  6. doi request reprint First-in-man transcatheter aortic valve implantation of a 20-mm Edwards SAPIEN XT valve: one step forward for the treatment of patients with severe aortic stenosis and small aortic annulus
    Josep Rodes-Cabau
    Quebec Heart and Lung Institute, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 79:789-93. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Transcatheter aortic valve implantation: current and future approaches
    Josep Rodes-Cabau
    Quebec Heart and Lung Institute, Laval University, 2725 Chemin Ste Foy, G1V 4G5 Quebec City, QC, Canada
    Nat Rev Cardiol 9:15-29. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Transcatheter aortic valve implantation for the treatment of severe symptomatic aortic stenosis in patients at very high or prohibitive surgical risk: acute and late outcomes of the multicenter Canadian experience
    Josep Rodes-Cabau
    Quebec Heart and Lung Institute, Laval University, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
    J Am Coll Cardiol 55:1080-90. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint [Progress in transcatheter aortic valve implantation]
    Josep Rodes-Cabau
    Instituto de Cardiología de Quebec Universidad Laval Québec Canadá
    Rev Esp Cardiol 63:439-50. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Incidence, predictive factors, and prognostic value of myocardial injury following uncomplicated transcatheter aortic valve implantation
    Josep Rodes-Cabau
    Quebec Heart and Lung Institute, Laval University, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
    J Am Coll Cardiol 57:1988-99. 2011

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  1. doi request reprint Five-year follow-up of the plaque sealing with paclitaxel-eluting stents vs medical therapy for the treatment of intermediate nonobstructive saphenous vein graft lesions (VELETI) trial
    Josep Rodes-Cabau
    Quebec Heart and Lung Institute, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada Electronic address
    Can J Cardiol 30:138-45. 2014
    ....
  2. doi request reprint Antithrombotic treatment in transcatheter aortic valve implantation: insights for cerebrovascular and bleeding events
    Josep Rodes-Cabau
    Department of Cardiology, Quebec Heart and Lung Institute, Laval University, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada Electronic address
    J Am Coll Cardiol 62:2349-59. 2013
    ..Randomized trials are the best path forward to determine the balance between the efficacy and risks of antithrombotic treatment in this high risk-population. ..
  3. ncbi request reprint Role of balloon postdilation following trancatheter aortic valve implantation
    L Nombela-Franco
    Quebec Heart and Lung Institute, Quebec City, QC, Canada
    Minerva Cardioangiol 61:499-512. 2013
    ..The aim of this review is to discuss the current available literature on balloon postdilation as a treatment of paravalvular AR after TAVI, its impact on clinical events and future perspectives. ..
  4. pmc Surgical site infections following transcatheter apical aortic valve implantation: incidence and management
    Richard Baillot
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Universite Laval, Quebec City, QC, Canada
    J Cardiothorac Surg 7:122. 2012
    ..The present study was undertaken to examine the incidence and management of surgical site infection (SSI) in patients submitted to transapical transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TA-TAVI)...
  5. doi request reprint Long-term outcomes after transcatheter aortic valve implantation: insights on prognostic factors and valve durability from the Canadian multicenter experience
    Josep Rodes-Cabau
    Quebec Heart and Lung Institute, Laval University, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
    J Am Coll Cardiol 60:1864-75. 2012
    ..This study sought to evaluate the long-term outcomes after transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) in the Multicenter Canadian Experience study, with special focus on the causes and predictors of late mortality and valve durability...
  6. doi request reprint First-in-man transcatheter aortic valve implantation of a 20-mm Edwards SAPIEN XT valve: one step forward for the treatment of patients with severe aortic stenosis and small aortic annulus
    Josep Rodes-Cabau
    Quebec Heart and Lung Institute, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 79:789-93. 2012
    ..This case, which shows for the first time the feasibility of TAVI with a 20-mm valve, opens a new avenue for the challenging treatment of patients with aortic stenosis and a small aortic annulus...
  7. doi request reprint Transcatheter aortic valve implantation: current and future approaches
    Josep Rodes-Cabau
    Quebec Heart and Lung Institute, Laval University, 2725 Chemin Ste Foy, G1V 4G5 Quebec City, QC, Canada
    Nat Rev Cardiol 9:15-29. 2012
    ....
  8. doi request reprint Transcatheter aortic valve implantation for the treatment of severe symptomatic aortic stenosis in patients at very high or prohibitive surgical risk: acute and late outcomes of the multicenter Canadian experience
    Josep Rodes-Cabau
    Quebec Heart and Lung Institute, Laval University, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
    J Am Coll Cardiol 55:1080-90. 2010
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint [Progress in transcatheter aortic valve implantation]
    Josep Rodes-Cabau
    Instituto de Cardiología de Quebec Universidad Laval Québec Canadá
    Rev Esp Cardiol 63:439-50. 2010
    ..Finally, we must await long-term results on potential complications and on the durability of transcatheter valves before this treatment approach can be applied in younger patients or those at a low surgical risk...
  10. doi request reprint Incidence, predictive factors, and prognostic value of myocardial injury following uncomplicated transcatheter aortic valve implantation
    Josep Rodes-Cabau
    Quebec Heart and Lung Institute, Laval University, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
    J Am Coll Cardiol 57:1988-99. 2011
    ....
  11. doi request reprint Cerebral embolism following transcatheter aortic valve implantation: comparison of transfemoral and transapical approaches
    Josep Rodes-Cabau
    Quebec Heart and Lung Institute, Laval University, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
    J Am Coll Cardiol 57:18-28. 2011
    ....
  12. doi request reprint Importance of diffuse atherosclerosis in the functional evaluation of coronary stenosis in the proximal-mid segment of a coronary artery by myocardial fractional flow reserve measurements
    Josep Rodes-Cabau
    Interventional Cardiology Laboratories, Quebec Heart and Lung Institute, Laval University, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
    Am J Cardiol 108:483-90. 2011
    ....
  13. doi request reprint Transcatheter closure of the left atrial appendage: initial experience with the Amplatzer cardiac plug device
    Josep Rodes-Cabau
    Quebec Heart and Lung Institute, Laval University, 2725 Chemin Ste Foy, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 76:186-92. 2010
    ..The characteristics of the device and the main technical aspects of the procedure, as well as the potential advantages of this device for LAA closure, are discussed...
  14. doi request reprint Comparison of plaque sealing with paclitaxel-eluting stents versus medical therapy for the treatment of moderate nonsignificant saphenous vein graft lesions: the moderate vein graft lesion stenting with the taxus stent and intravascular ultrasound (VELETI
    Josep Rodes-Cabau
    Institut Universitaire de Cardiologie et de Pneumologie de Quebec, 2725, Chemin Sainte Foy, Quebec, Canada
    Circulation 120:1978-86. 2009
    ..We determined the effects of sealing moderate nonsignificant SVG lesions with paclitaxel-eluting stents (PES) on the prevention of SVG atherosclerosis progression...
  15. doi request reprint Predicting late myocardial recovery and outcomes in the early hours of ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction traditional measures compared with microvascular obstruction, salvaged myocardium, and necrosis characteristics by cardiovascular magnetic re
    Eric Larose
    Département Multidisciplinaire de Cardiologie, Institut Universitaire de Cardiologie et de Pneumologie de Québec and Faculté de Médicine de l Université Laval, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
    J Am Coll Cardiol 55:2459-69. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to determine whether a very early imaging strategy improves the prediction of late systolic dysfunction and poor outcomes in ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) compared with traditional predictors...
  16. doi request reprint Predictive factors, efficacy, and safety of balloon post-dilation after transcatheter aortic valve implantation with a balloon-expandable valve
    Luis Nombela-Franco
    Department of Cardiology, Quebec Heart and Lung Institute, Laval University, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
    JACC Cardiovasc Interv 5:499-512. 2012
    ..This study sought to evaluate the predictive factors, effects, and safety of balloon post-dilation (BPD) for the treatment of significant paravalvular aortic regurgitation (AR) after transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI)...
  17. 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...
  18. doi request reprint Effects of aspiration thrombectomy on necrosis size and ejection fraction after transradial percutaneous coronary intervention in acute ST-elevation myocardial infarction
    Olivier F Bertrand
    Quebec Heart and Lung Institute, Quebec, Canada
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 77:475-82. 2011
    ..The use of routine aspiration thrombectomy in primary percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) remains controversial...
  19. 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...
  20. doi request reprint Need for permanent pacemaker as a complication of transcatheter aortic valve implantation and surgical aortic valve replacement in elderly patients with severe aortic stenosis and similar baseline electrocardiographic findings
    Rodrigo Bagur
    Quebec Heart and Lung Institute, Laval University, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
    JACC Cardiovasc Interv 5:540-51. 2012
    ....
  21. doi request reprint Impact of final activated clotting time after transradial coronary stenting with maximal antiplatelet therapy
    Olivier F Bertrand
    Institut Universitaire de Cardiologie et de Pneumologie de Quebec, Quebec, Canada
    Am J Cardiol 104:1235-40. 2009
    ..With a transradial approach and maximal antiplatelet therapy, greater ACT values did not correlate with an increased risk of bleeding...
  22. doi request reprint Usefulness of TEE as the primary imaging technique to guide transcatheter transapical aortic valve implantation
    Rodrigo Bagur
    Department of Cardiology, Quebec Heart and Lung Institute Laval University, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
    JACC Cardiovasc Imaging 4:115-24. 2011
    ....
  23. doi request reprint Incidence and clinical impact of concurrent chronic total occlusion according to gender in ST-elevation myocardial infarction
    Yoann Bataille
    Department of Cardiology, Quebec Heart Lung Institute, Quebec City, Canada
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 82:19-26. 2013
    ..To determine the prevalence of a concurrent CTO in men and women and to examine its impact on mortality...
  24. doi request reprint Exercise capacity in patients with severe symptomatic aortic stenosis before and six months after transcatheter aortic valve implantation
    Rodrigo Bagur
    Quebec Heart and Lung Institute, Laval University, Quebec City, Canada
    Am J Cardiol 108:258-64. 2011
    ..These results suggest that the 6MWT might become an important tool as a part of the evaluation process for TAVI candidates...
  25. doi request reprint Impact of thrombus aspiration on angiographic and clinical outcomes in patients with ST-elevation myocardial infarction
    Jonathan Beaudoin
    Quebec Heart and Lung Institute, Quebec City, Canada
    Cardiovasc Revasc Med 11:218-22. 2010
    ..This trial objective was to assess the impact of EAC on angiographic and clinical outcomes in patients with STEMI...
  26. doi request reprint Comparison of medical treatment and coronary revascularization in patients with moderate coronary lesions and borderline fractional flow reserve measurements
    Javier Courtis
    Interventional Cardiology Laboratories, Quebec Heart Institute, Laval Hospital, Quebec, Canada
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 71:541-8. 2008
    ..75 and 0.80), comparing those who underwent coronary revascularization (CR) to those who had medical treatment (MT), and (2) to determine the predictive factors of major adverse cardiac events (MACE) at follow-up...
  27. doi request reprint Improving myocardial salvage in late presentation acute ST-elevation myocardial infarction with proximal embolic protection
    Eric Larose
    Cardiac Catheterization Laboratories, Institut Universitaire de Cardiologie et de Pneumologie de Quebec, Laval, Quebec, Canada
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 76:461-70. 2010
    ..We hypothesized that myocardial injury would be reduced in late STEMI by proximal embolic protection (PEP)...
  28. ncbi request reprint Predictors of aorto-saphenous vein bypass narrowing late after coronary artery bypass grafting
    Josep Rodes-Cabau
    Interventional Cardiology Laboratories, Quebec Heart Institute Laval Hospital, Laval, Quebec, Canada
    Am J Cardiol 100:640-5. 2007
    ....
  29. doi request reprint Transcatheter valve-in-valve implantation for failed balloon-expandable transcatheter aortic valves
    Stefan Toggweiler
    Department of Cardiology, Cardiac Surgery, St Paul s Hospital, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    JACC Cardiovasc Interv 5:571-7. 2012
    ..This study sought to evaluate outcomes after implantation of a second transcatheter heart valve (THV-in-THV) for acute THV failure...
  30. ncbi request reprint Usefulness of fractional flow reserve measurements to defer revascularization in patients with stable or unstable angina pectoris, non-ST-elevation and ST-elevation acute myocardial infarction, or atypical chest pain
    Jean Michel Potvin
    Interventional Cardiology Laboratory, Quebec Heart Institute Laval Hospital, Quebec, Quebec, Canada
    Am J Cardiol 98:289-97. 2006
    ....
  31. doi request reprint Validation and characterization of transcatheter aortic valve effective orifice area measured by Doppler echocardiography
    Marie Annick Clavel
    Institut Universitaire de Cardiologie et de Pneumologie de Québec Quebec Heart and Lung Institute, Laval University, Quebec, Quebec, Canada
    JACC Cardiovasc Imaging 4:1053-62. 2011
    ....
  32. doi request reprint Impact of fractional flow reserve measurement on the clinical management of patients with coronary artery disease evaluated with noninvasive stress tests prior to cardiac catheterization
    Philippe Lachance
    Quebec Heart and Lung Institute, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
    Cardiovasc Revasc Med 9:229-34. 2008
    ..Fractional flow reserve (FFR) is often performed to assess the severity of coronary artery stenoses. However, the usefulness of measuring FFR when a noninvasive test has been obtained prior to coronary angiography has not been studied...
  33. doi request reprint Transcatheter aortic valve implantation for the treatment of surgical valve dysfunction ("valve-in-valve"): assessing the risk of coronary obstruction
    Marina Urena
    Quebec Heart and Lung Institute, Laval University, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
    J Card Surg 27:682-5. 2012
    ..Strategies for assessing the risk of coronary occlusion during these procedures as well as preventive measures are discussed...
  34. doi request reprint Telephone contact to improve adherence to dual antiplatelet therapy after drug-eluting stent implantation
    Stephane Rinfret
    Interventional Cardiology, Institut Universitaire de Cardiologie et de Pneumologie de Quebec, 2725 Chemin Ste Foy, Quebec City, QC, Canada
    Heart 99:562-9. 2013
    ..Many patients delay or interrupt dual antiplatelet therapy (DAT) after drug-eluting stent (DES) implantation, which increases the risk of stent thrombosis and death...
  35. doi request reprint Transcatheter aortic valve-in-valve-in-valve implantation for a failed xenograft
    Rodrigo Bagur
    Department of Cardiology, Quebec Heart and Lung Institute, Laval University, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
    Ann Thorac Surg 93:647-50. 2012
    ..Echocardiography at hospital discharge showed a residual mean transvalvular gradient of 17 mm Hg and trivial paravalvular aortic regurgitation. At 1 year follow-up, the patient was in New York Heart Association functional class II...
  36. 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...
  37. 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...
  38. ncbi request reprint Clinical outcomes after multilesion percutaneous coronary intervention: comparison between exclusive and selective use of drug-eluting stents
    Olivier F Bertrand
    Department of Cardiology, Hopital Laval, Institut Universitaire de Cardiologie et de Pneumologie, affilié à l Université Laval, 2725, Chemin Ste Foy, Quebec, Canada, G1V 4G5
    J Invasive Cardiol 20:99-104. 2008
    ....
  39. doi request reprint Clinical and prognostic implications of existing and new-onset atrial fibrillation in patients undergoing transcatheter aortic valve implantation
    Michael Mok
    Quebec Heart and Lung Institute, Laval University, 2725 Chemin Sainte Foy, Quebec City, QC, G1V4G5, Canada
    J Thromb Thrombolysis 35:450-5. 2013
    ..We aim to review and discuss the current literature on AF in TAVI, its clinical implications and future perspectives...
  40. doi request reprint Incidence, predictive factors, and prognostic value of new-onset atrial fibrillation following transcatheter aortic valve implantation
    Ignacio J Amat-Santos
    Quebec Heart and Lung Institute, Laval University, Quebec City, Canada
    J Am Coll Cardiol 59:178-88. 2012
    ..This study sought to evaluate the incidence, predictive factors, and prognostic value of new-onset atrial fibrillation (NOAF) following transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI)...
  41. doi request reprint Intracoronary compared to intravenous Abciximab and high-dose bolus compared to standard dose in patients with ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction undergoing transradial primary percutaneous coronary intervention: a two-by-two factorial placebo-con
    Olivier F Bertrand
    Quebec Heart Lung Institute, Quebec, Quebec, Canada
    Am J Cardiol 105:1520-7. 2010
    ..A higher dose bolus or IC delivery of abciximab bolus was not associated with improved acute or late results compared to the standard IV dosing and administration...
  42. doi request reprint Severe valvular regurgitation and late prosthesis embolization after percutaneous aortic valve implantation
    Marie Annick Clavel
    Quebec Heart Institute Laval Hospital, Quebec, Canada
    Ann Thorac Surg 87:618-21. 2009
    ..Open-heart surgery was undertaken to remove the valves and perform standard aortic valve replacement, but the patient died perioperatively...
  43. doi request reprint Feasibility and initial results of percutaneous aortic valve implantation including selection of the transfemoral or transapical approach in patients with severe aortic stenosis
    Josep Rodes-Cabau
    Department of Cardiology, Quebec Heart Institute Laval Hospital, Quebec, Quebec, Canada
    Am J Cardiol 102:1240-6. 2008
    ..In conclusion, this study demonstrates the feasibility and low complication rate of a PAVI program using a prospective strategy for the selection of the TFA or TAA, with half of the patients selected for each approach...
  44. doi request reprint Performance-based functional assessment of patients undergoing transcatheter aortic valve implantation
    Rodrigo Bagur
    Department of Cardiology, Quebec Heart and Lung Institute Laval University, Quebec City, Canada
    Am Heart J 161:726-34. 2011
    ....
  45. doi request reprint Coronary obstruction following transcatheter aortic valve implantation: a systematic review
    Henrique Barbosa Ribeiro
    Quebec Heart and Lung Institute, Laval University, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
    JACC Cardiovasc Interv 6:452-61. 2013
    ....
  46. doi request reprint Prevalence, predictors and clinical impact of unique and multiple chronic total occlusion in non-infarct-related artery in patients presenting with ST-elevation myocardial infarction
    Yoann Bataille
    Quebec Heart Lung Institute, Quebec, Canada
    Heart 98:1732-7. 2012
    ..To investigate the predictors and impact on long-term survival of one chronic total occlusion (CTO) or multiple CTOs in patients presenting with ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI)...
  47. 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...
  48. 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...
  49. 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
    ..Measures to prevent anemia and blood loss during PCI remain to be further studied...
  50. doi request reprint Benefit of bivalirudin versus heparin after transradial and transfemoral percutaneous coronary intervention
    Jimmy Machaalany
    Quebec Heart and Lung Institute, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
    Am J Cardiol 110:1742-8. 2012
    ..In conclusion, as periprocedural PCI bleeding avoidance strategies have become paramount to optimize the clinical benefit, the interaction between bivalirudin and radial approach deserves additional investigation...
  51. doi request reprint Usefulness of coronary fractional flow reserve measurements in guiding clinical decisions in intermediate or equivocal left main coronary stenoses
    Javier Courtis
    Interventional Cardiology Laboratories, Quebec Heart Institute Laval Hospital, Quebec, Canada
    Am J Cardiol 103:943-9. 2009
    ..However, patients with diabetes remain at higher risk, and higher doses than previously recommended of intracoronary adenosine might have to be used in the evaluation of LMCA stenosis...
  52. doi request reprint "Valve-in-valve" for the treatment of paravalvular leaks following transcatheter aortic valve implantation
    Josep Rodes-Cabau
    Department of Cardiology, Quebec Heart and Lung Institute, Laval Hospital, Quebec, Canada
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 74:1116-9. 2009
    ....
  53. doi request reprint Predictive factors and long-term clinical consequences of persistent left bundle branch block following transcatheter aortic valve implantation with a balloon-expandable valve
    Marina Urena
    Quebec Heart and Lung Institute, Laval University, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
    J Am Coll Cardiol 60:1743-52. 2012
    ..This study evaluated the predictive factors and prognostic value of new-onset persistent left bundle branch block (LBBB) in patients undergoing transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) with a balloon-expandable valve...
  54. pmc Outpatient percutaneous coronary intervention: Ready for prime time?
    Olivier F Bertrand
    Laval Hospital, Quebec, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 23:58B-66B. 2007
    ..It is proposed that outpatient PCI will likely continue to expand over the next decade...
  55. doi request reprint Transcatheter aortic valve implantation with "no touch" of the aortic arch for the treatment of severe aortic stenosis associated with complex aortic atherosclerosis
    Rodrigo Bagur
    Quebec Heart and Lung Institute, Laval University, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
    J Card Surg 25:501-3. 2010
    ....
  56. doi request reprint Timing, predictive factors, and prognostic value of cerebrovascular events in a large cohort of patients undergoing transcatheter aortic valve implantation
    Luis Nombela-Franco
    Quebec Heart and Lung Institute, Laval University, Quebec City, QC, Canada
    Circulation 126:3041-53. 2012
    ..The objective of this study was to evaluate the timing, predictive factors, and prognostic value of cerebrovascular events (CVEs) after transcatheter aortic valve implantation...
  57. doi request reprint Transient myocardial tissue and function changes during a marathon in less fit marathon runners
    Valérie Gaudreault
    Institut Universitaire de Cardiologie et de Pneumologie de Quebec, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada Faculty of Medicine, Universite Laval, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 29:1269-76. 2013
    ..Although regular physical activity improves health, strenuous exercise might transiently increase cardiac risk. Training and fitness might provide protection...
  58. ncbi request reprint The transulnar approach for coronary intervention: a safe alternative to transradial approach in selected patients
    Lionel Mangin
    Department of Cardiology, Laval Hospital, Quebec Heart Lung Institute, Cardiology, 2725, Chemin Ste Foy, Quebec City, Quebec Province, Canada, G1V 4G5
    J Invasive Cardiol 17:77-9. 2005
    ..7%) and minor (6 hematomas and 1 pseudoaneurysm treated by compression). Transulnar catheterization is feasible and safe. It represents a useful alternative to the transradial approach in selected cases...
  59. ncbi request reprint Enhanced thrombogenesis but not platelet activation is associated with transcatheter closure of patent foramen ovale in patients with cryptogenic stroke
    Elisabeth Bedard
    Institut de Cardiologie de Québec Hôpital Laval, 2725, Chemin Sainte Foy, G1V 4G5 Quebec, Canada
    Stroke 38:100-4. 2007
    ..The objective of this study was to prospectively evaluate the presence, degree, and timing of activation of the platelet and coagulation systems after transcatheter closure of PFO in patients with cryptogenic stroke...
  60. 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...
  61. doi request reprint Delayed improvement in valve hemodynamic performance after percutaneous pulmonary valve implantation
    Josep Rodes-Cabau
    Quebec Heart Institute Laval Hospital, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
    Ann Thorac Surg 85:1787-8. 2008
    ..An echocardiogram after 3 months should be done before concluding the procedure failed and that reintervention is necessary...
  62. doi request reprint Comparison of hemodynamic performance of self-expandable CoreValve versus balloon-expandable Edwards SAPIEN aortic valves inserted by catheter for aortic stenosis
    Luis Nombela-Franco
    Quebec Heart and Lung Institute, Laval University, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
    Am J Cardiol 111:1026-33. 2013
    ..The potential clinical consequences of the differences in hemodynamic performance between these transcatheter heart valves needs to be addressed in future studies...
  63. doi request reprint Effect of thoracic epidural analgesia on clinical outcomes following transapical transcatheter aortic valve implantation
    Ignacio J Amat-Santos
    Quebec Heart Lung Institute, Laval University, Quebec City, Canada
    Heart 98:1583-90. 2012
    ..To determine the impact of perioperative thoracic epidural analgesia (TEA) on acute and late outcomes following transapical transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TA-TAVI)...
  64. pmc Acute kidney injury following transcatheter aortic valve implantation: predictive factors, prognostic value, and comparison with surgical aortic valve replacement
    Rodrigo Bagur
    Quebec Heart and Lung Institute, Laval University, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada G1V 4G5
    Eur Heart J 31:865-74. 2010
    ..surgical aortic valve replacement (SAVR) in patients with pre-procedural chronic kidney disease (CKD)...
  65. doi request reprint Electrocardiographic changes and clinical outcomes after transapical aortic valve implantation
    Marcos Gutierrez
    Quebec Heart and Lung Institute, Quebec, Quebec G1V 4G5, Canada
    Am Heart J 158:302-8. 2009
    ..The objective of our study was to determine the incidence, type, and timing of ECG changes associated with TAVI...
  66. doi request reprint Unexpected porcelain aorta after sternotomy for aortic valve replacement and coronary artery bypass surgery: aortic balloon valvuloplasty as a bail-out procedure
    Sandro Sponga
    Quebec Heart and Lung Institute, Laval University, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 27:868.e1-3. 2011
    ..Weaning from CPB was impossible owing to the untouched aortic stenosis. A balloon aortic valvuloplasty was performed and CPB successfully weaned. Transapical aortic valve implantation was successfully performed 3 weeks later...
  67. doi request reprint Transaortic transcatheter aortic valve implantation: potential issues associated with the use of the ASCENDRA transapical delivery system
    Luis Nombela-Franco
    Department of Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery, Quebec Heart and Lung Institute, Laval University, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
    J Card Surg 27:438-40. 2012
    ..The potential solutions to this issue as well as the potential advantages of the TAo approach are discussed...
  68. doi request reprint Transradial approach for coronary angiography and interventions: results of the first international transradial practice survey
    Olivier F Bertrand
    Quebec Heart Lung Institute, Quebec, Canada
    JACC Cardiovasc Interv 3:1022-31. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate practice of transradial approach (TRA)...
  69. doi request reprint Incidence, timing, and predictive factors of new-onset migraine headache attack after transcatheter closure of atrial septal defect or patent foramen ovale
    Josep Rodes-Cabau
    Quebec Heart Institute, Laval Hospital, Quebec, Canada
    Am J Cardiol 101:688-92. 2008
    ..ASD closure was the only independent predictor of MHA occurrence after the procedure. These results suggest that mechanisms other than device composition are involved in the occurrence of MHA in these cases...
  70. doi request reprint Permanent pacemaker implantation following isolated aortic valve replacement in a large cohort of elderly patients with severe aortic stenosis
    Rodrigo Bagur
    Department of Cardiology, Quebec Heart and Lung Institute, Laval University, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
    Heart 97:1687-94. 2011
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  71. doi request reprint Percutaneous versus surgical delivery of autologous myoblasts after chronic myocardial infarction: an in vivo cardiovascular magnetic resonance study
    Eric Larose
    Multidisciplinary Department of Cardiology, Institut universitaire de cardiologie et de pneumologie de Québec and Department of Medicine, Laval University, Quebec, QC, Canada
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 75:120-7. 2010
    ..We evaluated in vivo by cardiovascular magnetic resonance (CMR) the effects of autologous myoblast (AM) transplantation on myocardial morphology, function, perfusion and scar, and compared percutaneous versus surgical delivery...
  72. doi request reprint Transcatheter aortic valve implantation using the slow balloon inflation technique: making balloon-expandable valves partially repositionable
    Michael Mok
    Quebec Heart and Lung Institute, Laval University, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
    J Card Surg 27:546-8. 2012
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  73. doi request reprint Economic impact of same-day home discharge after uncomplicated transradial percutaneous coronary intervention and bolus-only abciximab regimen
    Stephane Rinfret
    Interventional Cardiology, Institut Universitaire de Cardiologie et de Pneumologie de Quebec, Faculty of Medicine, Laval University, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
    JACC Cardiovasc Interv 3:1011-9. 2010
    ..This study sought to estimate the economic impact of same-day home discharge compared with overnight hospitalization after transradial percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI)...
  74. 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...
  75. ncbi request reprint Transradial vs femoral percutaneous coronary intervention for left main disease in octogenarians
    Olivier F Bertrand
    Quebec Heart Lung Institute, Quebec, Canada
    Indian Heart J 62:234-7. 2010
    ..Our objective was to compare our experience in > 80 years old patients undergoing left main PCI with transradial and femoral approach...
  76. doi request reprint Transcatheter aortic valve implantation in patients with severe aortic stenosis and small aortic annulus
    Dimitri Kalavrouziotis
    Quebec Heart and Lung Institute, Laval University, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
    J Am Coll Cardiol 58:1016-24. 2011
    ..Valve hemodynamics and clinical outcomes among patients with a small aortic annulus who underwent transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) were examined...
  77. ncbi request reprint ECG-guided immediate intervention at the time of primary PCI to reduce door-to-balloon time in ST-elevation myocardial infarction patients
    Philippe Lachance
    Cardiology Department, Laval Hospital, Quebec, Canada
    J Invasive Cardiol 20:623-6. 2008
    ..This study was designed to assess the impact of electrocardiographic-guided immediate intervention (EGII) without performing a complete coronary evaluation on DTB times and clinical outcomes of STEMI patients treated with primary PCI...
  78. ncbi request reprint Comparison of surgical and transcatheter treatment for native coarctation of the aorta in patients > or = 1 year old. The Quebec Native Coarctation of the Aorta study
    Josep Rodes-Cabau
    Quebec Heart Institute Laval Hospital, Quebec, Quebec, Canada
    Am Heart J 154:186-92. 2007
    ..The objectives of this study were to compare, in the current era, the immediate results, complications, and midterm outcomes obtained by surgical repair versus transcatheter treatment of coarctation of the aorta (CoA)...
  79. doi request reprint Rapid pacing technique for preventing ventricular tears during transapical aortic valve replacement
    Eric Dumont
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Laval Hospital, Quebec City, Canada
    J Card Surg 24:295-8. 2009
    ..However, this approach might be associated with major bleeding complications during the removal of the introducer sheath from the left ventricular apex. We describe a simple technique to minimize this complication...
  80. doi request reprint Giant left ventricular aneurysm mimicking myocardial bridge
    Rodrigo Bagur
    Department of Interventional Cardiology, Quebec Heart and Lung Institute, Laval University, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 27:869.e15-7. 2011
    ..Ventriculography revealed a giant aneurysm of the anterolateral wall. A 3-dimensional volume-rendered cardiac computed tomography scan suggested that the aneurysm produced extrinsic compression of the LAD...
  81. doi request reprint Comparison of the hemodynamic performance of percutaneous and surgical bioprostheses for the treatment of severe aortic stenosis
    Marie Annick Clavel
    Quebec Heart and Lung Institute Laval Hospital, Laval University, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
    J Am Coll Cardiol 53:1883-91. 2009
    ..This study was undertaken to compare the hemodynamic performance of a percutaneous bioprosthesis to that of surgically implanted (stented and stentless) bioprostheses for the treatment of severe aortic stenosis...
  82. doi request reprint Percutaneous mitral valve annuloplasty for functional mitral regurgitation: acute results of the first patient treated with the Viacor permanent device and future perspectives
    Olivier F Bertrand
    Department of Cardiology, Quebec Heart and Lung Institute, Quebec City, Canada
    Cardiovasc Revasc Med 11:265.e1-8. 2010
    ..There is a need to develop less invasive techniques to manage moderate or severe functional mitral regurgitation in patients at high surgical risk...
  83. doi request reprint Comparison of outcomes in patients > or =70 years versus <70 years after transradial coronary stenting with maximal antiplatelet therapy for acute coronary syndrome
    Rodrigo Bagur
    Quebec Heart Lung Institute, Quebec, Quebec, Canada
    Am J Cardiol 104:624-9. 2009
    ..However, older patients remain more prone to gastrointestinal bleeding and local hematoma compared to younger patients, and preventive measures need to be further investigated...
  84. doi request reprint Drug-eluting or bare metal stents for the treatment of saphenous vein graft disease: a Bayesian meta-analysis
    Jean Michel Paradis
    Institut Universitaire de Cardiologie et de Pneumologie de Québec Quebec Heart and Lung Institute, Quebec City, Canada
    Circ Cardiovasc Interv 3:565-76. 2010
    ..The objective of this meta-analysis was to assess the cumulative evidence regarding the efficacy and effectiveness of DES to treat SVG compared with bare metal stent (BMS)...
  85. doi request reprint Nonrandomized comparison of coronary artery bypass surgery and percutaneous coronary intervention for the treatment of unprotected left main coronary artery disease in octogenarians
    Josep Rodes-Cabau
    Department of Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery, Quebec Heart Institute, Laval Hospital, Quebec, Canada
    Circulation 118:2374-81. 2008
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  86. doi request reprint A LEOPARD mimicking ST-elevation myocardial infarction
    Rodrigo Bagur
    Quebec Heart and Lung Institute, Laval University, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
    Am J Cardiol 108:169-71. 2011
    ..Although uncommon, LEOPARD syndrome is important to recognize because it can be associated with serious adverse cardiac events, particularly in patients with severe left ventricular hypertrophy...
  87. doi request reprint Contrast-enhanced cardiovascular magnetic resonance in the hyperacute phase of ST-elevation myocardial infarction
    Eric Larose
    Département Multidisciplinaire de Cardiologie, Institut universitaire de cardiologie et de pneumologie de Québec and Faculté de médecine de l Université Laval, 2725 Chemin Ste Foy, Quebec, QC, Canada
    Int J Cardiovasc Imaging 25:519-27. 2009
    ..CMR did not increase major adverse cardiac events (5 vs. 8%, P = 0.16) or recurrence of angina (6 vs. 8%, P = 0.73) at 6 months. CMR immediately after PPCI is feasible and safe, allowing very early risk stratification in STEMI...
  88. 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)...
  89. 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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  90. pmc Right coronary artery from the left sinus of valsalva: Multislice CT and transradial PCI
    Rodrigo Bagur
    Rodrigo Bagur, Onil Gleeton, Yoann Bataille, Sylvie Bilodeau, Josep Rodés Cabau, Olivier F Bertrand, Interventional Cardiology Laboratories, Quebec Heart and Lung Institute, Laval University, Quebec City, Quebec G1V4G5, Canada
    World J Cardiol 3:54-6. 2011
    ..This case report illustrates the role of MSCT in the detailed description of an abnormal coronary artery and the use of stenting for symptoms relief...
  91. 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...
  92. ncbi request reprint Relation of myocardial perfusion defects and nonsignificant coronary lesions by angiography with insights from intravascular ultrasound and coronary pressure measurements
    Josep Rodes-Cabau
    Department of Cardiology, Hospital Universitari Vall d Hebron, Barcelona, Spain
    Am J Cardiol 96:1621-6. 2005
    ..However, the high FFR values associated with these lesions suggest that other mechanisms, such as endothelial/microvascular dysfunction, might also account for perfusion abnormalities in these patients...
  93. ncbi request reprint Effects of reconstituted high-density lipoprotein infusions on coronary atherosclerosis: a randomized controlled trial
    Jean Claude Tardif
    Montreal Heart Institute and the Montreal Heart Institute Coordinating Center, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    JAMA 297:1675-82. 2007
    ..High-density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol is an inverse predictor of coronary atherosclerotic disease. Preliminary data have suggested that HDL infusions can induce atherosclerosis regression...
  94. pmc Cardiovascular magnetic resonance for the clinical cardiologist
    Eric Larose
    Institut universitaire de cardiologie et pneumologie de l Université Laval, Laval Hospital, Sainte Foy, Quebec
    Can J Cardiol 23:84B-88B. 2007
    ..The following text reviews current clinical applications useful in the daily practice of the cardiovascular specialist...
  95. doi request reprint Atherosclerotic burden findings in young cryptogenic stroke patients with and without a patent foramen ovale
    Josep Rodes-Cabau
    Quebec Heart Institute, Laval Hospital, Quebec, Canada
    Stroke 40:419-25. 2009
    ....
  96. 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...
  97. ncbi request reprint Usefulness of Doppler echocardiography guidance during balloon aortic valvuloplasty for the treatment of congenital aortic stenosis
    Christine Bourgault
    Institut de Cardiologie de Quebec, Hopital Laval, Quebec, Canada
    Int J Cardiol 128:30-7. 2008
    ....
  98. doi request reprint Acute effects of statin therapy on coronary atherosclerosis following an acute coronary syndrome
    Josep Rodes-Cabau
    Quebec Heart and Lung Institute, Quebec, Canada
    Am J Cardiol 104:750-7. 2009
    ..This effect was in part associated with decreases in atherogenic lipid and inflammatory parameters. These results provide insight into the rapid clinical benefits of statin therapy after an ACS...
  99. pmc Treatment delays in patients undergoing primary percutaneous coronary intervention for ST elevation myocardial infarction at the Quebec Heart and Lung Institute
    Patrick Garceau
    Quebec Heart and Lung Institute, Laval Hospital, Sainte Foy, Quebec City, Quebec
    Can J Cardiol 23:53B-57B. 2007
    ..A retrospective observational study was conducted to assess time to treatment in patients undergoing primary PCI at the Quebec Heart and Lung Institute (QHLI)...
  100. doi request reprint Association between timeliness of reperfusion therapy and clinical outcomes in ST-elevation myocardial infarction
    Laurie Lambert
    Cardiology Evaluation Unit, Agence d évaluation des technologies et des modes d interventions en santé, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    JAMA 303:2148-55. 2010
    ..However, randomized trials and selective registries are limited in their ability to assess the effect of timeliness of reperfusion on outcomes in real-world STEMI patients...
  101. pmc Life-threatening hemoptysis following the Fontan procedure
    Elisabeth Bedard
    Department of Cardiology, Quebec Heart and Lung Institute, Laval Hospital, Laval, Quebec, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 24:145-7. 2008
    ..The present report demonstrates, for the first time, that rescue extracorporeal membrane oxygenation support can be used as a bridge to surgery in case of severe uncontrollable hemoptysis in such cases...