Justin A Ezekowitz

Summary

Affiliation: University of Alberta
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The interaction among sex, hemoglobin and outcomes in a specialty heart failure clinic
    Justin A Ezekowitz
    Division of Cardiology, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2H7
    Can J Cardiol 21:165-71. 2005
  2. pmc The prevalence of natural health product use in patients with acute cardiovascular disease
    Aws Alherbish
    Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    PLoS ONE 6:e19623. 2011
  3. doi request reprint Novel pharmacologic therapies in development for acute decompensated heart failure
    Justin A Ezekowitz
    Mazankowski Alberta Heart Institute, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Curr Cardiol Rep 15:329. 2013
  4. ncbi request reprint Comparison of one-year outcome (death and rehospitalization) in hospitalized heart failure patients with left ventricular ejection fraction >50% versus those with ejection fraction <50%
    Justin A Ezekowitz
    Division of Cardiology, University of Alberta, Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    Am J Cardiol 102:79-83. 2008
  5. doi request reprint Aldosterone blockade and left ventricular dysfunction: a systematic review of randomized clinical trials
    Justin A Ezekowitz
    Division of Cardiology, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Eur Heart J 30:469-77. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Declining in-hospital mortality and increasing heart failure incidence in elderly patients with first myocardial infarction
    Justin A Ezekowitz
    Division of Cardiology, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    J Am Coll Cardiol 53:13-20. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Standardizing care for acute decompensated heart failure in a large megatrial: the approach for the Acute Studies of Clinical Effectiveness of Nesiritide in Subjects with Decompensated Heart Failure (ASCEND-HF)
    Justin A Ezekowitz
    University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    Am Heart J 157:219-28. 2009
  8. doi request reprint The epidemiology and management of elderly patients with myocardial infarction or heart failure
    Justin A Ezekowitz
    Division of Cardiology, University of Alberta, 2C2 WMC, 8440 112 Street, Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2B7, Canada
    Heart Fail Rev 15:407-13. 2010
  9. doi request reprint The correlation of standard heart failure assessment and palliative care questionnaires in a multidisciplinary heart failure clinic
    Justin A Ezekowitz
    Division of Cardiology and Mazankowski Alberta Heart Institute, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta
    J Pain Symptom Manage 42:379-87. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Predicting chronic left ventricular dysfunction 90 days after ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction: An Assessment of Pexelizumab in Acute Myocardial Infarction (APEX-AMI) Substudy
    Justin A Ezekowitz
    University of Alberta and the Canadian VIGOUR Center, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Am Heart J 160:272-8. 2010

Detail Information

Publications61

  1. ncbi request reprint The interaction among sex, hemoglobin and outcomes in a specialty heart failure clinic
    Justin A Ezekowitz
    Division of Cardiology, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2H7
    Can J Cardiol 21:165-71. 2005
    ..Accordingly, the relationship among sex, anemia and outcomes in CHF was analyzed...
  2. pmc The prevalence of natural health product use in patients with acute cardiovascular disease
    Aws Alherbish
    Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    PLoS ONE 6:e19623. 2011
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  3. doi request reprint Novel pharmacologic therapies in development for acute decompensated heart failure
    Justin A Ezekowitz
    Mazankowski Alberta Heart Institute, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Curr Cardiol Rep 15:329. 2013
    ..This review will explore current and future novel pharmacologic therapies for the treatment of acute heart failure...
  4. ncbi request reprint Comparison of one-year outcome (death and rehospitalization) in hospitalized heart failure patients with left ventricular ejection fraction >50% versus those with ejection fraction <50%
    Justin A Ezekowitz
    Division of Cardiology, University of Alberta, Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    Am J Cardiol 102:79-83. 2008
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  5. doi request reprint Aldosterone blockade and left ventricular dysfunction: a systematic review of randomized clinical trials
    Justin A Ezekowitz
    Division of Cardiology, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Eur Heart J 30:469-77. 2009
    ..Aldosterone blockade has been used to treat acute myocardial infarction (MI) and chronic heart failure...
  6. doi request reprint Declining in-hospital mortality and increasing heart failure incidence in elderly patients with first myocardial infarction
    Justin A Ezekowitz
    Division of Cardiology, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    J Am Coll Cardiol 53:13-20. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the long-term incidence of heart failure (HF) in elderly patients with myocardial infarction (MI)...
  7. doi request reprint Standardizing care for acute decompensated heart failure in a large megatrial: the approach for the Acute Studies of Clinical Effectiveness of Nesiritide in Subjects with Decompensated Heart Failure (ASCEND-HF)
    Justin A Ezekowitz
    University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    Am Heart J 157:219-28. 2009
    ..This review provides key practical information regarding the current standard of care for patients with ADHF including the goals of therapy, management of acute and chronic medications, and discharge/transition of care planning...
  8. doi request reprint The epidemiology and management of elderly patients with myocardial infarction or heart failure
    Justin A Ezekowitz
    Division of Cardiology, University of Alberta, 2C2 WMC, 8440 112 Street, Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2B7, Canada
    Heart Fail Rev 15:407-13. 2010
    ..Attention to this issue is important when selecting treatment strategies and a focus on the goals of care is critical when decisions for care must be undertaken...
  9. doi request reprint The correlation of standard heart failure assessment and palliative care questionnaires in a multidisciplinary heart failure clinic
    Justin A Ezekowitz
    Division of Cardiology and Mazankowski Alberta Heart Institute, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta
    J Pain Symptom Manage 42:379-87. 2011
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  10. doi request reprint Predicting chronic left ventricular dysfunction 90 days after ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction: An Assessment of Pexelizumab in Acute Myocardial Infarction (APEX-AMI) Substudy
    Justin A Ezekowitz
    University of Alberta and the Canadian VIGOUR Center, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Am Heart J 160:272-8. 2010
    ....
  11. doi request reprint Acute heart failure in the emergency department: short and long-term outcomes of elderly patients with heart failure
    Justin A Ezekowitz
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine University of Alberta, Canada
    Eur J Heart Fail 10:308-14. 2008
    ..We examined discharge rates, and whether outcomes, including mortality, differed based on admission status in AHF...
  12. doi request reprint Trends in heart failure care: has the incident diagnosis of heart failure shifted from the hospital to the emergency department and outpatient clinics?
    Justin A Ezekowitz
    Division of Cardiology 2C2 WMC, Mazankowski Alberta Heart Institute, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada
    Eur J Heart Fail 13:142-7. 2011
    ..Our objective was to describe the incidence, prevalence, or outcomes for HF patients diagnosed in the outpatient or emergency department (ED) setting...
  13. ncbi request reprint Insights into the change in brain natriuretic peptide after ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI): why should it be better than baseline?
    Justin A Ezekowitz
    2C2 Cardiology UAH, University of Alberta, 8440 112 Street, Edmonton, AB T6G 2B7, Canada
    Can J Physiol Pharmacol 85:173-8. 2007
    ..This likely reflects the variability in NT-proBNP at presentation and the ability to integrate subsequent important physiologic sequelae of STEMI such as reperfusion and infarct size...
  14. pmc Association between direct measures of body composition and prognostic factors in chronic heart failure
    Antigone Oreopoulos
    School of Public Health, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Mayo Clin Proc 85:609-17. 2010
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  15. pmc N-terminal pro-brain natriuretic peptide and the timing, extent and mortality in ST elevation myocardial infarction
    Justin A Ezekowitz
    University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 22:393-7. 2006
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  16. doi request reprint Incidence of heart failure and mortality after acute coronary syndromes
    Padma Kaul
    Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Am Heart J 165:379-85.e2. 2013
    ..We examined the 1-year incidence of HF and its association with mortality among patients surviving their first acute coronary syndrome (ACS) hospitalization...
  17. doi request reprint Do anthropometric indices accurately reflect directly measured body composition in men and women with chronic heart failure?
    Antigone Oreopoulos
    School of Public Health, University of Alberta, 8440 112th Street, Edmonton, AB, Canada
    Congest Heart Fail 17:90-2. 2011
    ..Anthropometric indices do not accurately reflect body composition in patients with CHF, especially in women. When accurate assessment of body composition is required, direct measurements should be obtained...
  18. doi request reprint Acute heart failure: perspectives from a randomized trial and a simultaneous registry
    Justin A Ezekowitz
    Mazankowski Alberta Heart Institute and the University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada
    Circ Heart Fail 5:735-41. 2012
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  19. pmc Impact of specialist follow-up in outpatients with congestive heart failure
    Justin A Ezekowitz
    Division of Cardiology, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alta
    CMAJ 172:189-94. 2005
    ..Our objective was to determine the impact of physician specialty on outcomes in outpatients with new-onset congestive heart failure...
  20. doi request reprint Resource use in the last 6 months of life among patients with heart failure in Canada
    Padma Kaul
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Arch Intern Med 171:211-7. 2011
    ..Heart failure (HF) is a debilitating and chronic condition associated with significant morbidity and mortality. However, much less is known about end-of-life (EOL) costs among patients with HF...
  21. ncbi request reprint Anemia is common in heart failure and is associated with poor outcomes: insights from a cohort of 12 065 patients with new-onset heart failure
    Justin A Ezekowitz
    Division of Cardiology, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Circulation 107:223-5. 2003
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  22. doi request reprint Influence of heart failure symptoms and ejection fraction on short- and long-term outcomes for older patients with non-ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction
    Sean van Diepen
    Divisions of Critical Care and Cardiology, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada Electronic address
    Am Heart J 167:267-273.e1. 2014
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  23. doi request reprint Global variation in quality of care among patients hospitalized with acute heart failure in an international trial: findings from the acute study clinical effectiveness of nesiritide in decompensated heart failure trial (ASCEND-HF)
    Jonathan G Howlett
    Libin Cardiovascular Institute of Alberta, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes 6:534-42. 2013
    ..We examined common measures of quality of care in patients enrolled in the international Acute Study of Clinical Effectiveness of Nesiritide in Decompensated Heart Failure trial...
  24. doi request reprint Risk stratification schemes, anticoagulation use and outcomes: the risk--treatment paradox in patients with newly diagnosed non-valvular atrial fibrillation
    Roopinder K Sandhu
    Department of Cardiology, Mazankowski Alberta Heart Institute, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    Heart 97:2046-50. 2011
    ..To examine whether warfarin use and outcomes differ across CHADS(2) and CHA(2)DS(2)-VASc risk strata for non-valvular atrial fibrillation (NVAF)...
  25. doi request reprint Heart failure is a risk factor for orthopedic fracture: a population-based analysis of 16,294 patients
    Sean van Diepen
    Division of Cardiology, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Circulation 118:1946-52. 2008
    ..Heart failure (HF) is associated with factors that may contribute to accelerated bone loss and subsequent fractures. Whether it leads to an increased fracture risk is unknown...
  26. doi request reprint Neither diabetes nor glucose-lowering drugs are associated with mortality after noncardiac surgery in patients with coronary artery disease or heart failure
    Mikael Hanninen
    Mazankowski Alberta Heart Institute, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 29:423-8. 2013
    ..It is unclear whether diabetes mellitus or use of particular glucose-lowering agents is associated with increased risk of mortality after noncardiac surgery in patients with known cardiac disease...
  27. doi request reprint Mortality and readmission of patients with heart failure, atrial fibrillation, or coronary artery disease undergoing noncardiac surgery: an analysis of 38 047 patients
    Sean van Diepen
    Mazankowski Alberta Heart Institute, Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    Circulation 124:289-96. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study is to compare the postoperative mortality of patients with HF, AF, or CAD undergoing major and minor noncardiac surgery...
  28. doi request reprint Ethnic differences in 1-year mortality among patients hospitalised with heart failure
    Padma Kaul
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Heart 97:1048-53. 2011
    ..The objective of this study was to examine the impact of ethnicity on 1-year mortality among patients with heart failure in a single payer healthcare system with universal access...
  29. doi request reprint Does silent myocardial infarction add prognostic value in ST-elevation myocardial infarction patients without a history of prior myocardial infarction? Insights from the Assessment of Pexelizumab in Acute Myocardial Infarction (APEX-AMI) Trial
    Mustafa Toma
    University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Am Heart J 160:671-7. 2010
    ..ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) patients with a prior MI history have worse outcomes. The prognostic significance of silent MI (pathologic Q waves outside the ST-elevation territory) in STEMI is unclear...
  30. doi request reprint The systemic inflammatory response syndrome in patients with ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction
    Sean van Diepen
    Division of Cardiology and Critical Care, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Crit Care Med 41:2080-7. 2013
    ..To assess whether systemic inflammatory response syndrome is associated with morbidity and mortality in ST-elevation myocardial infarction...
  31. doi request reprint Assessment of dyspnea in acute decompensated heart failure: insights from ASCEND-HF (Acute Study of Clinical Effectiveness of Nesiritide in Decompensated Heart Failure) on the contributions of peak expiratory flow
    Justin A Ezekowitz
    University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    J Am Coll Cardiol 59:1441-8. 2012
    ..This study hypothesized that peak expiratory flow rate (PEFR) would increase with acute heart failure (AHF) treatment over the first 24 h, related to a Dyspnea Index (DI) change and treatment effect...
  32. ncbi request reprint Systematic review: implantable cardioverter defibrillators for adults with left ventricular systolic dysfunction
    Justin A Ezekowitz
    University of Alberta Evidence Based Practice Center, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Ann Intern Med 147:251-62. 2007
    ..Patients with left ventricular (LV) systolic dysfunction have an increased risk for ventricular arrhythmias...
  33. doi request reprint Comparison of direct body composition assessment methods in patients with chronic heart failure
    Antigone Oreopoulos
    School of Public Health, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    J Card Fail 16:867-72. 2010
    ..We examined the validity of leg-to-leg bioelectrical impedance analysis (BIA) and near-infrared interactance (NIR) to assess body composition in chronic heart failure (CHF) patients...
  34. doi request reprint Patterns of care and outcomes differ for urban versus rural patients with newly diagnosed heart failure, even in a universal healthcare system
    John Michael Gamble
    Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    Circ Heart Fail 4:317-23. 2011
    ..We aimed to determine whether outcomes differ for patients with incident heart failure (HF) by urban-rural status...
  35. doi request reprint Meta-analysis: cardiac resynchronization therapy for patients with less symptomatic heart failure
    Nawaf S Al-Majed
    Mazankowski Alberta Heart Institute, University of Alberta, Canada
    Ann Intern Med 154:401-12. 2011
    ..Cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT) reduces morbidity and mortality in patients with advanced symptoms of heart failure...
  36. doi request reprint Differences in treatment, outcomes, and quality of life among patients with heart failure in Canada and the United States
    Padma Kaul
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, and Mazankowski Alberta Heart Institute, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada Electronic address
    JACC Heart Fail 1:523-30. 2013
    ..A further aim was to supplement the within-trial analysis with a contemporaneous population-based comparison of all patients hospitalized with primary diagnoses of heart failure (HF) in the 2 countries...
  37. ncbi request reprint The relationship between left ventricular ejection fraction and mortality in patients with acute heart failure: insights from the ASCEND-HF Trial
    Mustafa Toma
    Division of Cardiology, St Paul s Hospital, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    Eur J Heart Fail 16:334-41. 2014
    ..We explored the association between LVEF and 30 and 180 day mortality in 7007 ADHF patients enrolled in the Acute Studies of Nesiritide in Decompensated Heart Failure (ASCEND-HF) trial...
  38. doi request reprint Update on aldosterone antagonists use in heart failure with reduced left ventricular ejection fraction. Heart Failure Society of America Guidelines Committee
    Javed Butler
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    J Card Fail 18:265-81. 2012
    ..The efficacy of eplerenone in patients with mild HF symptoms translates into a unique opportunity to reduce morbidity and mortality earlier in the course of the disease...
  39. doi request reprint Heart failure is a clinically and densitometrically independent risk factor for osteoporotic fractures: population-based cohort study of 45,509 subjects
    Sumit R Majumdar
    Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, 2F1 24 Walter Mackenzie Health Sciences Centre, University of Alberta Hospital, 8440 112th Street, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada T6G 2B7
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 97:1179-86. 2012
    ..The aim of the study was to determine whether heart failure is associated with an increased risk of major osteoporotic fractures that is independent of bone mineral density (BMD)...
  40. doi request reprint Use of oral proton pump inhibitors is not associated with harm in patients with chronic heart failure in an ambulatory setting
    Gavin Y Oudit
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Mazankowski Alberta Heart Institute, University of Alberta, 8440 112 Street, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Eur J Heart Fail 13:1211-5. 2011
    ..We conducted this study to determine whether PPI use was associated with excess mortality in patients with both ischaemic and non-ischaemic heart failure (HF)...
  41. ncbi request reprint Systematic review: cardiac resynchronization in patients with symptomatic heart failure
    Finlay A McAlister
    The University of Alberta and Capital Health Evidence based Practice Center, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Ann Intern Med 141:381-90. 2004
    ..Even with optimal pharmacotherapy, symptomatic heart failure is associated with substantial morbidity and mortality...
  42. ncbi request reprint Meta-analysis: beta-blocker dose, heart rate reduction, and death in patients with heart failure
    Finlay A McAlister
    University of Alberta Hospital, 2F1 21 Walter Mackenzie Health Sciences Centre, 8440 112 Street, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Ann Intern Med 150:784-94. 2009
    ..Guidelines recommend that patients with heart failure receive beta-blockers in doses used in the trials that have proven their efficacy. Although the adverse effects of beta-blockade are dose-related, it is unclear whether the benefits are...
  43. doi request reprint Association of global weather changes with acute coronary syndromes: gaining insights from clinical trials data
    Jeffrey A Bakal
    Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, Canadian VIGOUR Centre, University of Alberta, Research Innovation, 2 132 Li Ka Shing Centre for Heath, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada T6G 2E1
    Int J Biometeorol 57:401-8. 2013
    ..Additionally there appeared to be an association with gender, region and a history of stroke. This methodology may provide a useful global insight into assessing the biometeorologic component of diseases from international data...
  44. doi request reprint The unrecognized burden of osteoporosis-related vertebral fractures in patients with heart failure
    Kristin J Lyons
    Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    Circ Heart Fail 4:419-24. 2011
    ..Our objectives were to describe the prevalence and predictors of the most common osteoporotic fracture, vertebral compression fractures (VCF), in patients with HF...
  45. doi request reprint The epidemiology of atrial fibrillation in adults depends on locale of diagnosis
    Roopinder K Sandhu
    Mazankowski Alberta Heart Institute, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    Am Heart J 161:986-992.e1. 2011
    ..Previous studies on atrial fibrillation (AF) epidemiology have used various case definitions for AF, but the effect of location of diagnosis on the apparent epidemiology of AF is unknown...
  46. ncbi request reprint Mortality outcomes among status Aboriginals and whites with heart failure
    Kristin J Lyons
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada Mazankowski Alberta Heart Institute, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 30:619-26. 2014
    ..Whether long-term mortality outcomes and health care use differ between Aboriginals and whites with HF is unknown...
  47. ncbi request reprint Determinants of early readmission after hospitalization for heart failure
    Cathy A Eastwood
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 30:612-8. 2014
    ..Thus, we studied the characteristics of patients readmitted within 7 and 30 days after hospitalization for HF in Alberta, Canada...
  48. pmc Angiotensin receptor blockers and risk of myocardial infarction: systematic review
    Michael A McDonald
    Division of Cardiology, University of Alberta, 2C2 WMC, University of Alberta Hospital, 8440 112 Street, Edmonton, AB, Canada T6G 2B7
    BMJ 331:873. 2005
    ..To evaluate the effect of angiotensin receptor blockers on the risk of myocardial infarction in patients at risk for cardiovascular events...
  49. doi request reprint Prognostic relevance of baseline pro- and anti-inflammatory markers in STEMI: an APEX AMI substudy
    Sean van Diepen
    Duke Clinical Research Institute, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA Division of Cardiology, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada Electronic address
    Int J Cardiol 168:2127-33. 2013
    ..Whether STEMI clinical prediction models can be improved with the addition of baseline inflammatory biomarkers remains unknown...
  50. doi request reprint The relationship between meteorological conditions and index acute coronary events in a global clinical trial
    Justin A Ezekowitz
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Alberta, Canada Mazankowski Alberta Heart Institute, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada Electronic address
    Int J Cardiol 168:2315-21. 2013
    ..Considerable uncertainty exists concerning the interaction between climate and human health. We explored this issue by evaluating the relationship between meteorological events and acute coronary syndrome (ACS) events...
  51. pmc The 2010 Canadian Cardiovascular Society guidelines for the diagnosis and management of heart failure update: Heart failure in ethnic minority populations, heart failure and pregnancy, disease management, and quality improvement/assurance programs
    Jonathan G Howlett
    University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 26:185-202. 2010
    ..Both of these topics were written from a clinical perspective. It is hoped that the present update will become a useful tool for health care providers and planners in the ongoing evolution of care for HF patients in Canada...
  52. ncbi request reprint Which risk score best predicts perioperative outcomes in nonvalvular atrial fibrillation patients undergoing noncardiac surgery?
    Sean van Diepen
    Divisions of Critical Care and Cardiology, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada Electronic address
    Am Heart J 168:60-67.e5. 2014
    ..The Revised Cardiac Index (RCI) is commonly used to predict perioperative events; however, the prognostic utility of NVAF risk scores (CHADS2, CHA2DS2-VASc, and R2CHADS2) has not been evaluated in patients undergoing noncardiac surgery...
  53. doi request reprint The timing of implantable cardioverter-defibrillator implantation in patients with heart failure
    Nawaf S Al-Majed
    Mazankowski Alberta Heart Institute, University of Alberta, 8440 112 Street, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Curr Cardiol Rep 14:299-307. 2012
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  54. ncbi request reprint Implantable cardioverter defibrillators in primary and secondary prevention: a systematic review of randomized, controlled trials
    Justin A Ezekowitz
    University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2H7, Canada
    Ann Intern Med 138:445-52. 2003
    ..Sudden cardiac death is common in persons with cardiovascular disease...
  55. pmc The relationship between body mass index, treatment, and mortality in patients with established coronary artery disease: a report from APPROACH
    Antigone Oreopoulos
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Eur Heart J 30:2584-92. 2009
    ..Patients with obesity may be presenting earlier and receiving more aggressive treatment compared with those with normal BMI...
  56. ncbi request reprint Similarities and differences in patient characteristics between heart failure registries versus clinical trials
    Abhinav Sharma
    University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    Curr Heart Fail Rep 10:373-9. 2013
    ..This review will also identify how registries are improving patient outcomes and how they are uncovering differences and gaps in treatment in non-randomized trial settings. ..
  57. pmc Carotid chemoreceptor modulation of blood flow during exercise in healthy humans
    Michael K Stickland
    Division of Pulmonary Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    J Physiol 589:6219-30. 2011
    ..These findings indicate that the carotid chemoreceptor contributes to skeletal muscle blood flow regulation during normoxic exercise in healthy humans, but that the influence of the CC on blood flow regulation in hypoxia is limited...
  58. ncbi request reprint Stroke: strategies for primary prevention
    Justin A Ezekowitz
    University of Alberta, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, Edmonton, Alberta
    Am Fam Physician 68:2379-86. 2003
    ..Controversy exists about the roles of angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors and aspirin in the primary prevention of stroke...
  59. ncbi request reprint Stretching for prediction: the case for brain natriuretic peptide
    Justin A Ezekowitz
    Can J Cardiol 20:684-5. 2004
  60. ncbi request reprint Anemia in patients with advanced heart failure
    Justin A Ezekowitz
    J Am Coll Cardiol 49:2301; author reply 2302. 2007
  61. pmc Canadian Cardiovascular Society Consensus Conference guidelines on heart failure--2008 update: best practices for the transition of care of heart failure patients, and the recognition, investigation and treatment of cardiomyopathies
    J Malcom
    University of Western Ontario, London, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 24:21-40. 2008
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