V Guru

Summary

Affiliation: University of Toronto
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. pmc Publicly reported provider outcomes: the concerns of cardiac surgeons in a single-payer system
    Veena Guru
    Institute for Clinival Evaluative Sciences, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 25:33-8. 2009
  2. doi request reprint Relationship between preventability of death after coronary artery bypass graft surgery and all-cause risk-adjusted mortality rates
    Veena Guru
    Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, G 106, 2075 Bayview Ave, Toronto, Ontario M4N 3M5 Canada
    Circulation 117:2969-76. 2008
  3. pmc The real-world outcomes of off-pump coronary artery bypass surgery in a public health care system
    Veena Guru
    Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, University of Toronto, Ontario
    Can J Cardiol 23:281-6. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Public versus private institutional performance reporting: what is mandatory for quality improvement?
    Veena Guru
    Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Am Heart J 152:573-8. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Is blood superior to crystalloid cardioplegia? A meta-analysis of randomized clinical trials
    Veena Guru
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Sunnybrook and Women s College Health Sciences Centre, 2075 Bayview Avenue, H 410, Toronto, Ontario M4N 3M5 Canada
    Circulation 114:I331-8. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint How many arterial grafts are enough? A population-based study of midterm outcomes
    Veena Guru
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 131:1021-8. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in outcomes after hospital discharge from coronary artery bypass grafting
    Veena Guru
    Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Sunnybrook and Women s College Health Sciences Centre, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    Circulation 113:507-16. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint The identification and development of Canadian coronary artery bypass graft surgery quality indicators
    Veena Guru
    Institute For Clinical Evaluative Sciences and Sunnybrook and Women s College Health Sciences Centre, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 130:1257. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint The role of N-acetylcysteine in preventing radiographic contrast-induced nephropathy
    V Guru
    Divisions of Cardiovascular Surgery, Sunnybrook and Women s College Health Sciences Center, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    Clin Nephrol 62:77-83. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Time-related mortality for women after coronary artery bypass graft surgery: a population-based study
    Veena Guru
    Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, and Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Sunnybrook and Women s College Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 127:1158-65. 2004

Detail Information

Publications16

  1. pmc Publicly reported provider outcomes: the concerns of cardiac surgeons in a single-payer system
    Veena Guru
    Institute for Clinival Evaluative Sciences, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 25:33-8. 2009
    ..Provider outcomes reports are an important part of quality improvement efforts. The positive and negative impact of such reports on the delivery of care has not been extensively explored...
  2. doi request reprint Relationship between preventability of death after coronary artery bypass graft surgery and all-cause risk-adjusted mortality rates
    Veena Guru
    Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, G 106, 2075 Bayview Ave, Toronto, Ontario M4N 3M5 Canada
    Circulation 117:2969-76. 2008
    ....
  3. pmc The real-world outcomes of off-pump coronary artery bypass surgery in a public health care system
    Veena Guru
    Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, University of Toronto, Ontario
    Can J Cardiol 23:281-6. 2007
    ..The population-based results of off-pump coronary artery bypass surgery (OPCAB) in a public health care system have not been reported...
  4. ncbi request reprint Public versus private institutional performance reporting: what is mandatory for quality improvement?
    Veena Guru
    Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Am Heart J 152:573-8. 2006
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Is blood superior to crystalloid cardioplegia? A meta-analysis of randomized clinical trials
    Veena Guru
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Sunnybrook and Women s College Health Sciences Centre, 2075 Bayview Avenue, H 410, Toronto, Ontario M4N 3M5 Canada
    Circulation 114:I331-8. 2006
    ..This meta-analysis describes the effectiveness of blood cardioplegia in lowering adverse postoperative outcomes...
  6. ncbi request reprint How many arterial grafts are enough? A population-based study of midterm outcomes
    Veena Guru
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 131:1021-8. 2006
    ..This population study seeks to understand trends in arterial graft use and midterm outcomes of patients receiving 1, 2, or 3 arterial grafts...
  7. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in outcomes after hospital discharge from coronary artery bypass grafting
    Veena Guru
    Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Sunnybrook and Women s College Health Sciences Centre, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    Circulation 113:507-16. 2006
    ..This study compares gender differences in cardiac events in a population of hospital survivors up to 11 years after isolated CABG surgery in Ontario, Canada...
  8. ncbi request reprint The identification and development of Canadian coronary artery bypass graft surgery quality indicators
    Veena Guru
    Institute For Clinical Evaluative Sciences and Sunnybrook and Women s College Health Sciences Centre, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 130:1257. 2005
    ..The study objective was to develop quality indicators for coronary artery bypass graft surgery that relate to quality of care, associate with preventable death, and could be reported on performance reports...
  9. ncbi request reprint The role of N-acetylcysteine in preventing radiographic contrast-induced nephropathy
    V Guru
    Divisions of Cardiovascular Surgery, Sunnybrook and Women s College Health Sciences Center, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    Clin Nephrol 62:77-83. 2004
    ..Most studies have suggested a beneficial NAC effect. This meta-analysis describes the effect of NAC in the prevention of radiographic contrast-induced nephropathy in the aggregated trial data...
  10. ncbi request reprint Time-related mortality for women after coronary artery bypass graft surgery: a population-based study
    Veena Guru
    Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, and Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Sunnybrook and Women s College Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 127:1158-65. 2004
    ..This study explores the relative early and late mortality risks in women and men after coronary artery bypass graft surgery...
  11. ncbi request reprint Renal dysfunction after cardiac surgery
    D Abrahamov
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 17:565-70. 2001
    ..To assess the causes and outcomes of patients with postcardiac surgery renal dysfunction...
  12. ncbi request reprint Does the use of erythropoietin reduce the risk of exposure to allogeneic blood transfusion in cardiac surgery? A systematic review and meta-analysis
    Abdullah A Alghamdi
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Card Surg 21:320-6. 2006
    ..The objective of this review was to assess the effectiveness of erythropoietin in reducing the risk of exposure to allogeneic blood transfusion during or after cardiac surgery...
  13. ncbi request reprint Impact of preoperative renal dysfunction on cardiac surgery results
    Dan Abramov
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Sunnybrook Health Science Center, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    Asian Cardiovasc Thorac Ann 11:42-7. 2003
    ..05). Actuarial survival was significantly reduced (< 90% at 18 months postoperatively) in patients with preoperative renal dysfunction...
  14. ncbi request reprint Right and left ventricular systolic function late after repair of tetralogy of Fallot
    M A Gatzoulis
    Department of Medicine, University of Toronto Congenital Cardiac Centre for Adults, University Health Network, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Cardiol 86:1352-7. 2000
    ..Aggressive intervention for right-sided hemodynamic abnormalities may have contributed to this outcome. Preserved ventricular function may herald a favorable long-term outlook in this group...
  15. ncbi request reprint Small bowel obstruction due to intestinal migration of an inferior vena cava polytetrafluoroethylene graft
    Veena Guru
    Department of General Surgery, University Health Network Toronto General Division, Eaton North 9 232, 200 Elizabeth Street, Toronto, Ontario M5G 2C4, Canada
    Surgery 131:465-7. 2002
  16. pmc A comprehensive view of sex-specific issues related to cardiovascular disease
    Louise Pilote
    Division of Internal Medicine, The McGill University Health Centre Research Institute, McGill University, Montreal, Que
    CMAJ 176:S1-44. 2007
    ..However, the interaction between sex-and gender-related factors and CVD outcomes in women remains largely unknown...