Michelle M Graham

Summary

Affiliation: University of Alberta
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Survival after coronary revascularization in the elderly
    Michelle M Graham
    Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Canada
    Circulation 105:2378-84. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Quality of life after coronary revascularization in the elderly
    Michelle M Graham
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, University of Alberta Hospital, 8, 440 112 Street, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada T6G 2R7
    Eur Heart J 27:1690-8. 2006
  3. pmc Population rates of cardiac catheterization and yield of high-risk coronary artery disease
    Michelle M Graham
    Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton
    CMAJ 173:35-9. 2005
  4. pmc Treating the right patient at the right time: Access to cardiac catheterization, percutaneous coronary intervention and cardiac surgery
    Michelle M Graham
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, University of Alberta Hospital, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 22:679-83. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Sex differences in the prognostic importance of diabetes in patients with ischemic heart disease undergoing coronary angiography
    Michelle M Graham
    Division of Cardiology, University of Alberta Hospital, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Diabetes Care 26:3142-7. 2003
  6. doi request reprint Sex differences in patients seeking medical attention for prodromal symptoms before an acute coronary event
    Michelle M Graham
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Am Heart J 156:1210-1216.e1. 2008
  7. pmc Outcomes of revascularization strategies for two-vessel coronary artery disease involving the proximal left anterior descending artery in an era of improved pharmacotherapy and stenting
    Jaroslav Hubacek
    Department of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 24:121-6. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Altered health status and quality of life in South Asians with coronary artery disease
    Kevin R Bainey
    University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Am Heart J 162:501-6. 2011
  9. ncbi request reprint Sex differences in outcomes after cardiac catheterization: effect modification by treatment strategy and time
    Kathryn M King
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    JAMA 291:1220-5. 2004
  10. pmc Differences in admission rates and outcomes between men and women presenting to emergency departments with coronary syndromes
    Padma Kaul
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, and the Canadian VIGOUR Centre, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alta
    CMAJ 177:1193-9. 2007

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  1. ncbi request reprint Survival after coronary revascularization in the elderly
    Michelle M Graham
    Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Canada
    Circulation 105:2378-84. 2002
    ..We studied survival by prescribed treatment (CABG, PCI, or medical therapy) for patients in 3 age categories: <70 years, 70 to 79 years, and > or =80 years of age...
  2. ncbi request reprint Quality of life after coronary revascularization in the elderly
    Michelle M Graham
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, University of Alberta Hospital, 8, 440 112 Street, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada T6G 2R7
    Eur Heart J 27:1690-8. 2006
    ..To describe health status outcomes at 4 years for a cohort of elderly patients with cardiac disease...
  3. pmc Population rates of cardiac catheterization and yield of high-risk coronary artery disease
    Michelle M Graham
    Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton
    CMAJ 173:35-9. 2005
    ..The optimal population rate of cardiac catheterization is unknown. One potential way to determine it would be to examine whether there is a population rate beyond which the yield of high-risk coronary artery disease (CAD) does not rise...
  4. pmc Treating the right patient at the right time: Access to cardiac catheterization, percutaneous coronary intervention and cardiac surgery
    Michelle M Graham
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, University of Alberta Hospital, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 22:679-83. 2006
    ..There is an ongoing need to continually reassess current risk stratification methods to limit adverse events in patients on waiting lists and assist clinicians in triaging patients for invasive therapies...
  5. ncbi request reprint Sex differences in the prognostic importance of diabetes in patients with ischemic heart disease undergoing coronary angiography
    Michelle M Graham
    Division of Cardiology, University of Alberta Hospital, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Diabetes Care 26:3142-7. 2003
    ..We evaluated the prognosis associated with diabetes, in analyses stratified by sex, to determine whether similar differences are seen in a large unselected cohort of patients...
  6. doi request reprint Sex differences in patients seeking medical attention for prodromal symptoms before an acute coronary event
    Michelle M Graham
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Am Heart J 156:1210-1216.e1. 2008
    ..We used population-level data to determine the rate at which such patients seek medical attention for these symptoms, whether sex differences are present, and if an association between prodromes and 1-year mortality exists...
  7. pmc Outcomes of revascularization strategies for two-vessel coronary artery disease involving the proximal left anterior descending artery in an era of improved pharmacotherapy and stenting
    Jaroslav Hubacek
    Department of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 24:121-6. 2008
    ..The best therapeutic strategy for patients with double-vessel coronary artery disease and proximal left anterior descending artery involvement (2VD + pLAD) is not clear...
  8. doi request reprint Altered health status and quality of life in South Asians with coronary artery disease
    Kevin R Bainey
    University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Am Heart J 162:501-6. 2011
    ..Accordingly, we compared symptoms, function, and QOL in SA and European Canadians with CAD using the Seattle Angina Questionnaire (SAQ)...
  9. ncbi request reprint Sex differences in outcomes after cardiac catheterization: effect modification by treatment strategy and time
    Kathryn M King
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    JAMA 291:1220-5. 2004
    ..Studies comparing outcomes of cardiac care in women vs men yield various results, with some suggesting worse outcomes for women and others suggesting equivalent outcomes...
  10. pmc Differences in admission rates and outcomes between men and women presenting to emergency departments with coronary syndromes
    Padma Kaul
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, and the Canadian VIGOUR Centre, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alta
    CMAJ 177:1193-9. 2007
    ..We sought to examine sex-related differences at an earlier point in care--presentation to the emergency department...
  11. ncbi request reprint Long-term outcome of isolated coronary artery bypass surgery in patients with severe left ventricular dysfunction
    Jehangir Appoo
    Department of Surgery, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    Circulation 110:II13-7. 2004
    ..We used the APPROACH registry to derive contemporary estimates of prognosis associated with CABG for this high-risk patient population...
  12. doi request reprint Recent temporal trends and geographic distribution of cardiac procedures in Alberta
    M Sean McMurtry
    University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 29:460-5. 2013
    ..Prior Canadian studies of cardiac procedure rates showed changes over time and regional variability, but more recent Canadian cardiac procedure rates are unknown...
  13. pmc Women with coronary artery disease report worse health-related quality of life outcomes compared to men
    Colleen M Norris
    Faculty of Nursing, 4 112G Clinical Sciences Building, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, T6G 2G3 Canada
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 2:21. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare HRQOL outcomes of men and women in Alberta, at one-year following initial catheterization, after adjustment for known demographic, co-morbid, and disease severity predictors of outcome...
  14. ncbi request reprint External validation of a percutaneous coronary intervention mortality prediction model in patients with acute coronary syndromes
    Jaroslav Hubacek
    Department of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Am Heart J 151:308-15. 2006
    ..Our purpose was to externally validate the performance of the MM in 2 separate cohorts of patients with acute coronary syndrome (ACS) undergoing PCI in Canada...
  15. ncbi request reprint Referral rate and outcomes of cardiac rehabilitation after cardiac catheterization in a large Canadian city
    Colleen M Norris
    4 112G Clinical Sciences Building, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, T6G 2G3, Canada
    J Cardiopulm Rehabil 24:392-400. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to identify the proportion of patients referred to CR in a large Canadian city, and to determine their statistically adjusted survival rates relative to patients not referred to CR...
  16. ncbi request reprint Effects of socioeconomic status on mortality after acute myocardial infarction
    Wei Ching Chang
    University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Am J Med 120:33-9. 2007
    ..To assess the effects of socioeconomic status on mortality in patients with acute myocardial infarction...
  17. doi request reprint Outcomes associated with bilateral internal thoracic artery grafting: the importance of age
    Teresa M Kieser
    Libin Cardiovascular Institute of Alberta, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Ann Thorac Surg 92:1269-75; discussion 1275-6. 2011
    ..We sought to determine if such an age cutoff point exists...
  18. pmc Comparison of three age groups regarding safety and efficacy of drug-eluting stents (from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute Dynamic Registry)
    Kevin R Bainey
    Mazankowski Alberta Heart Institute, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    Am J Cardiol 109:195-201. 2012
    ..Our data support the use of DES, regardless of age...
  19. ncbi request reprint Exploring the treatment-risk paradox in coronary disease
    Finlay A McAlister
    University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada T6G 2R7
    Arch Intern Med 167:1019-25. 2007
    ..The cause of the "treatment-risk paradox" reported for patients with coronary disease is unknown; however, determining the factors that contribute to this paradox is essential to properly design quality improvement interventions...
  20. pmc Revascularization in patients with heart failure
    Ross T Tsuyuki
    Division of Cardiology, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alta
    CMAJ 175:361-5. 2006
    ..The objective of our study was to determine the association of coronary revascularization with survival in patients who have had heart failure...
  21. pmc A multi-region assessment of population rates of cardiac catheterization and yield of high-risk coronary artery disease
    Fiona M Clement
    Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Calgary, Foothills Medical Centre North Tower, 9th Floor, 1403 29th Street NW, Calgary, AB T2N 2T9, Canada
    BMC Health Serv Res 11:323. 2011
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  22. doi request reprint Trends in wait times for cardiac revascularization
    Danielle A Southern
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 27:262.e21-7. 2011
    ..The objective of this study was to investigate wait times for both percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) and coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery...
  23. ncbi request reprint Development and validation of a surname list to define Chinese ethnicity
    Hude Quan
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Med Care 44:328-33. 2006
    ..Surnames have the potential to accurately identify ancestral origins as they are passed on from generation to generation. In this study, we developed and validated a Chinese surname list to define Chinese ethnicity...
  24. ncbi request reprint Clinical in-stent restenosis with bare metal stents: is it truly a benign phenomenon?
    Kevin R Bainey
    University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Int J Cardiol 128:378-82. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to define the incidence, predictors, timing and clinical presentation of patients with ISR requiring repeat catheterization...
  25. ncbi request reprint Relation of T-axis abnormalities to coronary artery disease and survival after cardiac catheterization
    Kannayiram Alagiakrishnan
    Division of Geriatric Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Am J Cardiol 96:639-42. 2005
    ..928). An abnormal T axis was a significant predictor of overall mortality (p = 0.035) for death at any time in our unadjusted survival analysis, and a trend toward poorer survival persisted after adjustment for clinical covariates...
  26. doi request reprint The clinical profile and outcomes associated with coronary collaterals in patients with coronary artery disease
    M Sean McMurtry
    University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 27:581-8. 2011
    ..The clinical correlates of coronary collaterals and the effects of coronary collaterals on prognosis are incompletely understood...
  27. doi request reprint Time of day and outcomes of nonurgent percutaneous coronary intervention performed during working hours
    Warren J Cantor
    Division of Cardiology, Southlake Regional Health Centre, Newmarket, Ontario, Canada
    Am Heart J 159:1133-8. 2010
    ..During daytime working hours, outcomes may be worse when percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) is performed later in the day because of operator fatigue and differences in process of care...
  28. pmc Outcomes of after-hours versus regular working hours primary percutaneous coronary intervention for acute myocardial infarction
    Michelle M Graham
    Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    BMJ Qual Saf 20:60-7. 2011
    ..Primary percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) is a proven therapy for acute ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction. However, outcomes associated with primary PCI may differ depending on time of day...
  29. ncbi request reprint Impact of sex on long-term mortality from acute myocardial infarction vs unstable angina
    Wei Ching Chang
    Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    Arch Intern Med 163:2476-84. 2003
    ..However, to our knowledge, no prior population-based studies have examined both cohorts simultaneously to explain this intriguing variation. Hence, we undertook to explore and explain sex differences in 5-year mortality after UA and AMI...
  30. ncbi request reprint The prognostic importance of nonsignificant left main coronary artery disease in patients undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention
    Gabor Gyenes
    University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    J Am Coll Cardiol 48:276-80. 2006
    ..The purpose of this research was to study the association between nonsignificant (<50%) left main coronary artery disease (LMCAD) and short- and long-term survival in patients undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI)...
  31. pmc Feasibility of determining myocardial infarction type from medical record review
    Ken S Woo
    Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 24:115-7. 2008
    ..The authors sought to determine the extent to which the type of MI is recorded in medical records, as well as the consistency of this designation within individual records...
  32. doi request reprint Rescue percutaneous coronary interventions for failed fibrinolytic therapy in ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction: a population-based study
    Dennis T Ko
    Division of Cardiology, Schulich Heart Centre, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Am Heart J 161:764-770.e1. 2011
    ..However, limited data exist regarding the pattern of use of rescue percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) in patients with STEMI who failed fibrinolysis, factors associated with its use, and its impact on long-term outcomes...
  33. doi request reprint Percutaneous revascularization improves outcomes in patients with prior coronary artery bypass surgery
    Gabor Gyenes
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 82:E148-54. 2013
    ..Although ACC/AHA guidelines recommend a low threshold for catheterization after coronary artery bypass surgery (CABG), in clinical practice repeat revascularization often appears unfeasible and data on outcomes are scarce...
  34. ncbi request reprint Abciximab attenuates coronary microvascular endothelial dysfunction after coronary stenting
    Eve D Aymong
    Cardiovascular Division, Department of Medicine, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Circulation 105:2981-5. 2002
    ..The present study was designed to assess endothelium-dependent vasomotion after coronary stenting and to determine if abciximab alters this response...
  35. ncbi request reprint Geographical location of residence and uniformity of access to cardiac revascularization services after catheterization
    Judy E Seidel
    Faculty of Medicine Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 20:517-23. 2004
    ..The centralization of health care services has numerous potential benefits but April compromise access for individuals living in remote areas...
  36. ncbi request reprint Misclassification of income quintiles derived from area-based measures. A comparison of enumeration area and forward sortation area
    Danielle A Southern
    Department of Community Health Sciences, Centre for Health and Policy Studies, University of Calgary, AB
    Can J Public Health 93:465-9. 2002
    ..We assessed the agreement between Forward Sortation Area (FSA) and Enumeration Area (EA) derived income levels for all patients undergoing cardiac catheterization in Alberta, Canada, from 1995-1998...
  37. ncbi request reprint Characteristics and outcomes of patients with acute myocardial infarction and angiographically normal coronary arteries
    Alf Inge Larsen
    Cardiology Division, University of Bergen, Central Hospital, Stavanger, Norway
    Am J Cardiol 95:261-3. 2005
    ..The trend toward a higher prevalence of malignancy in this unique patient group raises the possibility of malignancy-induced hypercoagulability or inflammation as an underlying etiologic factor...
  38. ncbi request reprint Validity of using surname to define Chinese ethnicity
    Hude Quan
    Can J Public Health 95:314. 2004
  39. pmc Effect of a prior authorization process on antiplatelet therapy and outcomes in patients prescribed clopidogrel following coronary stenting
    Margaret L Ackman
    Regional Pharmacy Services, Capital Health
    Can J Cardiol 22:1205-8. 2006
    ..A prior authorization (PA) process for patients prescribed clopidogrel following stent insertion was changed to an authorized prescriber (AP) list process in March 2002...