Haissam Haddad

Summary

Affiliation: University of Ottawa Heart Institute
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. pmc Alternative Imaging Modalities in Ischemic Heart Failure (AIMI-HF) IMAGE HF Project I-A: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
    Eileen O'Meara
    Montreal Heart Institute, Montreal, QC, Canada
    Trials 14:218. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Recent advances in the management of chronic heart failure
    Haissam Haddad
    Division of Cardiology, University of Ottawa Heart Institute, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Curr Opin Cardiol 27:161-8. 2012
  3. doi request reprint The 2012 Canadian Cardiovascular Society heart failure management guidelines update: focus on acute and chronic heart failure
    Robert S McKelvie
    Hamilton Health Sciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 29:168-81. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Relation between right ventricular function and increased right ventricular [18F]fluorodeoxyglucose accumulation in patients with heart failure
    Lisa M Mielniczuk
    Division of Cardiology, University of Ottawa Heart Institute, Ottawa, Canada
    Circ Cardiovasc Imaging 4:59-66. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Relationship between natriuretic peptides and inflammation: proteomic evidence obtained during acute cellular cardiac allograft rejection in humans
    Yael F Meirovich
    Cardiovascular Endocrinology Laboratory, University of Ottawa Heart Institute, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    J Heart Lung Transplant 27:31-7. 2008
  6. doi request reprint Worsening renal function and prognosis in pulmonary hypertension patients hospitalized for right heart failure
    Lisa M Mielniczuk
    Division of Cardiology, University of Ottawa Heart Institute, Ottawa, ON, Canada
    Congest Heart Fail 18:151-7. 2012
  7. pmc Acute and chronic effects of continuous positive airway pressure therapy on left ventricular systolic and diastolic function in patients with obstructive sleep apnea and congestive heart failure
    Chris B Johnson
    Department of Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 24:697-704. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Prolonged basiliximab use as an alternative to calcineurin inhibition to allow renal recovery late after heart transplantation
    Anjali Anselm
    University of Ottawa Heart Institute, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    J Heart Lung Transplant 27:1043-5. 2008
  9. doi request reprint 18F-FDG PET imaging of myocardial viability in an experienced center with access to 18F-FDG and integration with clinical management teams: the Ottawa-FIVE substudy of the PARR 2 trial
    Arun Abraham
    National Cardiac PET Centre and Division of Cardiology, Cardiovascular Research Methods Centre, University of Ottawa Heart Institute, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    J Nucl Med 51:567-74. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Does FDG PET-assisted management of patients with left ventricular dysfunction improve quality of life? A substudy of the PARR-2 trial
    Tushar Shukla
    Molecular Function and Imaging Program, The National Cardiac PET Centre, Division of Cardiology, University of Ottawa Heart Institute and the University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 28:54-61. 2012

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Publications32

  1. pmc Alternative Imaging Modalities in Ischemic Heart Failure (AIMI-HF) IMAGE HF Project I-A: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
    Eileen O'Meara
    Montreal Heart Institute, Montreal, QC, Canada
    Trials 14:218. 2013
    ....
  2. doi request reprint Recent advances in the management of chronic heart failure
    Haissam Haddad
    Division of Cardiology, University of Ottawa Heart Institute, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Curr Opin Cardiol 27:161-8. 2012
    ..This review will provide an overview of the recent advances in the management of chronic heart failure, with special focus on major publications in the past 2 years, 2010-2011...
  3. doi request reprint The 2012 Canadian Cardiovascular Society heart failure management guidelines update: focus on acute and chronic heart failure
    Robert S McKelvie
    Hamilton Health Sciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 29:168-81. 2013
    ..The 2012 Update also includes recommendations, values and preferences, and practical tips to assist the medical practitioner manage their patients with HF...
  4. doi request reprint Relation between right ventricular function and increased right ventricular [18F]fluorodeoxyglucose accumulation in patients with heart failure
    Lisa M Mielniczuk
    Division of Cardiology, University of Ottawa Heart Institute, Ottawa, Canada
    Circ Cardiovasc Imaging 4:59-66. 2011
    ....
  5. doi request reprint Relationship between natriuretic peptides and inflammation: proteomic evidence obtained during acute cellular cardiac allograft rejection in humans
    Yael F Meirovich
    Cardiovascular Endocrinology Laboratory, University of Ottawa Heart Institute, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    J Heart Lung Transplant 27:31-7. 2008
    ..In vitro, the pro-inflammatory cytokines interleukin-1beta (IL-1beta) and tumor necrosis factor-alpha (TNF-alpha) produced a selective increase of BNP gene expression and secretion. Other pro-inflammatory cytokines had no such effects...
  6. doi request reprint Worsening renal function and prognosis in pulmonary hypertension patients hospitalized for right heart failure
    Lisa M Mielniczuk
    Division of Cardiology, University of Ottawa Heart Institute, Ottawa, ON, Canada
    Congest Heart Fail 18:151-7. 2012
    ..89). Significant renal dysfunction is common in patients with PH and an acute decline in renal function is an important marker of in hospital death and short term mortality in right heart failure...
  7. pmc Acute and chronic effects of continuous positive airway pressure therapy on left ventricular systolic and diastolic function in patients with obstructive sleep apnea and congestive heart failure
    Chris B Johnson
    Department of Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 24:697-704. 2008
    ..Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) may contribute to the pathogenesis of congestive heart failure (CHF). Nocturnal continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) therapy can alleviate OSA and may have a role in the treatment of CHF patients...
  8. doi request reprint Prolonged basiliximab use as an alternative to calcineurin inhibition to allow renal recovery late after heart transplantation
    Anjali Anselm
    University of Ottawa Heart Institute, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    J Heart Lung Transplant 27:1043-5. 2008
    ..There are no clear guidelines for the management of ARF after heart transplantation. Different strategies include delaying initiation of CNI therapy post transplant, and the use of anti-CD25 monoclonal antibodies...
  9. doi request reprint 18F-FDG PET imaging of myocardial viability in an experienced center with access to 18F-FDG and integration with clinical management teams: the Ottawa-FIVE substudy of the PARR 2 trial
    Arun Abraham
    National Cardiac PET Centre and Division of Cardiology, Cardiovascular Research Methods Centre, University of Ottawa Heart Institute, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    J Nucl Med 51:567-74. 2010
    ..The substudy of PARR 2 that we call Ottawa-FIVE, described here, was a post hoc analysis to determine the benefit of PET in a center with experience, ready access to (18)F-FDG, and integration with clinical teams...
  10. doi request reprint Does FDG PET-assisted management of patients with left ventricular dysfunction improve quality of life? A substudy of the PARR-2 trial
    Tushar Shukla
    Molecular Function and Imaging Program, The National Cardiac PET Centre, Division of Cardiology, University of Ottawa Heart Institute and the University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 28:54-61. 2012
    ..Patients with left ventricular dysfunction whose management is directed by F-18-fluorodeoxyglucose (FDG) positron emission tomography (PET) imaging may have a quality of life (QOL) benefit over standard care...
  11. ncbi request reprint Diagnosis of graft coronary artery disease
    Malek Kass
    Division of Cardiology, University of Ottawa Heart Institute, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Curr Opin Cardiol 22:139-45. 2007
    ..It is also not universally available. Exercise nuclear imaging is specific and can be used as a confirmatory test in patients with positive dobutamine echocardiograms...
  12. doi request reprint Do high doses of AT(1)-receptor blockers attenuate central sympathetic outflow in humans with chronic heart failure?
    Marcel Ruzicka
    Division of Cardiology, University of Ottawa Heart Institute, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Clin Sci (Lond) 124:589-95. 2013
    ..The efficacy and safety of this conceptual change in the therapeutic approach to heart failure merits prospective testing in clinical trials...
  13. doi request reprint Usefulness of beta-blocker therapy and outcomes in patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension
    Petsy Pui Sze So
    University of Ottawa Heart Institute, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Cardiol 109:1504-9. 2012
    ..Further randomized data are needed to evaluate the potential benefits and risks of β-blocker use in patients with PAH...
  14. doi request reprint Depression in heart failure
    Rohit Moudgil
    Division of Cardiology, University of Ottawa Heart Institute, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Curr Opin Cardiol 28:249-58. 2013
    ..This review aims to provide a general overview of the recent advances in understanding of depression as it pertains to heart failure. The focus is to impart an up to date knowledge in this field...
  15. doi request reprint Cyclosporine reduction in the presence of everolimus: 3-month data from a Canadian pilot study of maintenance cardiac allograft recipients
    Heather Ross
    Department of Cardiology, Toronto General Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Heart Lung Transplant 27:197-202. 2008
    ..Data are lacking regarding everolimus with reduced-dose CsA in maintenance cardiac transplant patients...
  16. doi request reprint Imaging the failing right ventricle
    Peter R Mitoff
    Division of Cardiology, University of Ottawa Heart Institute, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Curr Opin Cardiol 27:148-53. 2012
    ....
  17. doi request reprint The 2011 Canadian Cardiovascular Society heart failure management guidelines update: focus on sleep apnea, renal dysfunction, mechanical circulatory support, and palliative care
    Robert S McKelvie
    Hamilton Health Sciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 27:319-38. 2011
    ..Furthermore, patients awaiting heart transplantation who deteriorate or are otherwise not likely to survive until a donor organ is found should be referred for MCS...
  18. doi request reprint Effects of ACE inhibitors on cardiac angiotensin II and aldosterone in humans: "Relevance of lipophilicity and affinity for ACE"
    Marcel Ruzicka
    University of Ottawa Heart Institute, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Hypertens 23:1179-82. 2010
    ....
  19. ncbi request reprint Cardiorenal syndrome and heart failure
    Jason Reinglas
    University of Ottawa Heart Institute, Ontario, Canada
    Curr Opin Cardiol 25:141-7. 2010
    ..The purpose of this review is to discuss the current definitions and mechanisms involved in this pathophysiological relationship, as well as the potential management and treatment options available for these patients...
  20. ncbi request reprint The effects of continuous positive airway pressure on myocardial energetics in patients with heart failure and obstructive sleep apnea
    Keiichiro Yoshinaga
    Division of Cardiology, University of Ottawa Heart Institute, Ottawa, Canada
    J Am Coll Cardiol 49:450-8. 2007
    ..We sought to examine the short-term and longer term (6-week) effects of continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) on myocardial energetics...
  21. ncbi request reprint Cellular transplantation: future therapeutic options
    Rebecca Allan
    Division of Cardiology, University of Ottawa Heart Institute, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Curr Opin Cardiol 22:104-10. 2007
    ..Cellular transplantation has been proposed as an alternative solution; however, clinical trials at present are small and show variable results. The mechanisms behind stem cell therapy have not yet been elucidated...
  22. doi request reprint New therapies in acute decompensated heart failure
    Nadine Gauthier
    University of Ottawa Heart Institute, Division of Cardiology, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Curr Opin Cardiol 23:134-40. 2008
    ..We will review the current recommendations and most recent advancement in the pharmacological treatment of acute decompensated heart failure while providing a systematic approach to the management of this prevalent condition...
  23. doi request reprint Ultrafiltration in the management of acute decompensated heart failure
    Lisa M Mielniczuk
    University of Ottawa Heart Institute, Ontario, Canada
    Curr Opin Cardiol 25:155-60. 2010
    ..One alternative to standard therapy is mechanical fluid removal with ultrafiltration, this review will highlight the current evidence and efficacy regarding ultrafiltration use in acute heart failure...
  24. pmc An unusual case of hypertensive diastolic heart failure with bilateral subclavian artery stenosis
    Bijan Jahangiri
    Division of Cardiology, University of Ottawa Heart Institute, Ottawa, Ontario
    Can J Cardiol 25:111-2. 2009
    ..A case of an apparently hypotensive patient with frequent emergency room visits for symptoms of heart failure exacerbation is presented...
  25. doi request reprint The role of vitamin D in chronic heart failure
    Ali Pourdjabbar
    Division of Cardiology, University of Ottawa Heart Institute, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Curr Opin Cardiol 28:216-22. 2013
    ..In this manuscript we review the evidence linking vitamin D deficiency and CHF and discuss potential mechanisms involved, as well the clinical data on vitamin D supplementation in CHF patients...
  26. ncbi request reprint Use of calcium channel blockers and angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors after cardiac transplantation
    Marie Antoinette Rockx
    The University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    Curr Opin Cardiol 22:128-32. 2007
    ..This article reviews current data on clinical use of angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors and calcium channel blockers in patients who have had heart transplants...
  27. ncbi request reprint Cardiac transplantation in HIV-positive patients: are we there yet?
    Bijan Jahangiri
    Division of Cardiology, University of Ottawa Heart Institute, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    J Heart Lung Transplant 26:103-7. 2007
    ....
  28. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and clinical implications of anemia in congestive heart failure patients followed at a specialized heart function clinic
    Wael Elabbassi
    Division of Cardiology, University of Ottawa Heart Institute, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada K1Y 4W7
    Congest Heart Fail 12:258-64. 2006
    ..The authors conclude that anemia has strong impacts on functional class and other clinical outcomes in patients with heart failure...
  29. ncbi request reprint Cardiac allograft vasculopathy: pathology, prevention and treatment
    Malek Kass
    University of Ottawa Heart Institute, Division of Cardiology, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Curr Opin Cardiol 21:132-7. 2006
    ..There are also donor and recipient factors including age, prior coronary artery disease in the donor heart, and mode of donor brain death...
  30. doi request reprint Atrial natriuretic peptides in heart failure: pathophysiological significance, diagnostic and prognostic value
    Nina Ghosh
    Division of Cardiology, University of Ottawa Heart Institute, 40 Ruskin Street, Ottawa, ON K1Y 4W7, Canada
    Can J Physiol Pharmacol 89:587-91. 2011
    ..Furthermore, its measurement may provide incremental diagnostic value when BNP levels fall into "grey zone" levels and may be a more potent prognostic marker of mortality...
  31. doi request reprint Sleep apnea in chronic heart failure
    Anjali H Anselm
    University of Ottawa Heart Institute, Division of Cardiology, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Curr Opin Cardiol 23:121-6. 2008
    ..We discuss how sleep apnea may contribute to the propagation of heart failure, and how understanding its effects and reversing these effects might benefit heart failure patients...
  32. ncbi request reprint Tricuspid valve chordal tissue in endomyocardial biopsy specimens of patients with significant tricuspid regurgitation
    Lisa Mielniczuk
    Division of Cardiology, University of Ottawa Heart Institute, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    J Heart Lung Transplant 24:1586-90. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine if the endomyocardial biopsy specimens of patients who developed significant tricuspid valve regurgitation (TVR) after cardiac transplantation had evidence of chordal tissue...