Alexander Kulik

Summary

Affiliation: University of Ottawa Heart Institute
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi Impending paradoxical embolus early post-coronary surgery
    Alexander Kulik
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, University of Ottawa Heart Institute, 40 Ruskin Street, Suite H3201, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada K1Y 4W7
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 29:249. 2006
  2. ncbi Early postoperative anticoagulation after mechanical valve replacement: a Canadian survey
    Alexander Kulik
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, University of Ottawa Heart Institute, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    J Heart Valve Dis 15:581-7. 2006
  3. ncbi Enlargement of the small aortic root during aortic valve replacement: is there a benefit?
    Alexander Kulik
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, University of Ottawa Heart Institute, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Ann Thorac Surg 85:94-100. 2008
  4. doi Postoperative lipid-lowering therapy and bioprosthesis structural valve deterioration: justification for a randomised trial?
    Alexander Kulik
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, University of Ottawa Heart Institute, Ottawa, ON, Canada
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 37:139-44. 2010
  5. ncbi Long-term outcomes after valve replacement for low-gradient aortic stenosis: impact of prosthesis-patient mismatch
    Alexander Kulik
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Circulation 114:I553-8. 2006
  6. ncbi Mechanical versus bioprosthetic valve replacement in middle-aged patients
    Alexander Kulik
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, University of Ottawa Heart Institute, 40 Ruskin Street, Suite 3403, Ottawa, Ont K1Y 4W7, Canada
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 30:485-91. 2006
  7. ncbi Combined atrial fibrillation ablation with mitral valve surgery
    Thierry G Mesana
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, University of Ottawa Heart Institute, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    J Heart Valve Dis 15:515-20. 2006
  8. ncbi Clopidogrel is safe early after on- and off-pump coronary artery bypass surgery
    Vincent Chan
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    J Card Surg 22:493-7. 2007
  9. ncbi Very long-term survival implications of heart valve replacement with tissue versus mechanical prostheses in adults <60 years of age
    Marc Ruel
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, and the Department of Epidemiology, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Circulation 116:I294-300. 2007
  10. doi Long-term clinical and hemodynamic performance of the Hancock II versus the Perimount aortic bioprostheses
    Vincent Chan
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Circulation 122:S10-6. 2010

Detail Information

Publications27

  1. ncbi Impending paradoxical embolus early post-coronary surgery
    Alexander Kulik
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, University of Ottawa Heart Institute, 40 Ruskin Street, Suite H3201, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada K1Y 4W7
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 29:249. 2006
  2. ncbi Early postoperative anticoagulation after mechanical valve replacement: a Canadian survey
    Alexander Kulik
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, University of Ottawa Heart Institute, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    J Heart Valve Dis 15:581-7. 2006
    ..The study aim was to examine the practice patterns of Canadian cardiac surgeons with regard to early postoperative anticoagulation after mechanical valve implantation...
  3. ncbi Enlargement of the small aortic root during aortic valve replacement: is there a benefit?
    Alexander Kulik
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, University of Ottawa Heart Institute, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Ann Thorac Surg 85:94-100. 2008
    ..To evaluate the risks and benefits of ARE, we examined the outcomes of patients with small aortic roots who underwent AVR with or without the use of ARE...
  4. doi Postoperative lipid-lowering therapy and bioprosthesis structural valve deterioration: justification for a randomised trial?
    Alexander Kulik
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, University of Ottawa Heart Institute, Ottawa, ON, Canada
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 37:139-44. 2010
    ..The purpose of this observational study was to evaluate if an association exists between early LLT and a slowing of bioprosthesis SVD, with a view to designing a prospective trial...
  5. ncbi Long-term outcomes after valve replacement for low-gradient aortic stenosis: impact of prosthesis-patient mismatch
    Alexander Kulik
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Circulation 114:I553-8. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to define the long-term outcomes of LGAS patients after AVR and to evaluate the potential impact of prosthesis-patient mismatch (PPM) in these patients...
  6. ncbi Mechanical versus bioprosthetic valve replacement in middle-aged patients
    Alexander Kulik
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, University of Ottawa Heart Institute, 40 Ruskin Street, Suite 3403, Ottawa, Ont K1Y 4W7, Canada
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 30:485-91. 2006
    ..This cohort study examines the long-term outcomes of mechanical versus bioprosthetic valves in middle-aged patients...
  7. ncbi Combined atrial fibrillation ablation with mitral valve surgery
    Thierry G Mesana
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, University of Ottawa Heart Institute, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    J Heart Valve Dis 15:515-20. 2006
    ..The study aim was to evaluate the efficacy and outcome of radiofrequency (RF) atrial fibrillation (AF) ablation in patients undergoing mitral valve (MV) surgery...
  8. ncbi Clopidogrel is safe early after on- and off-pump coronary artery bypass surgery
    Vincent Chan
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    J Card Surg 22:493-7. 2007
    ..The goal of this study was to assess the safety of early postoperative clopidogrel in patients undergoing on-pump and off-pump coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery...
  9. ncbi Very long-term survival implications of heart valve replacement with tissue versus mechanical prostheses in adults <60 years of age
    Marc Ruel
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, and the Department of Epidemiology, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Circulation 116:I294-300. 2007
    ..We examined the survival implications of selecting a tissue versus a mechanical prosthesis at initial left-heart valve replacement in a cohort of adults <60 years of age who were followed for over 20 years...
  10. doi Long-term clinical and hemodynamic performance of the Hancock II versus the Perimount aortic bioprostheses
    Vincent Chan
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Circulation 122:S10-6. 2010
    ..However, a direct comparison of their clinical performance is lacking. To minimize biases inherent to between-center comparisons, we examined these prostheses within a large, contemporary, single-center cohort...
  11. ncbi Natural history and predictors of outcome in patients with concomitant functional mitral regurgitation at the time of aortic valve replacement
    Marc Ruel
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Circulation 114:I541-6. 2006
    ..We ascertained the impact of clinical and echocardiographic parameters on the outcome of patients with or without concomitant FMR at the time of AVR...
  12. doi Aspirin plus clopidogrel versus aspirin alone after coronary artery bypass grafting: the clopidogrel after surgery for coronary artery disease (CASCADE) Trial
    Alexander Kulik
    Lynn Heart and Vascular Institute, University of Ottawa Heart Institute, Ontario, Canada
    Circulation 122:2680-7. 2010
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  13. doi Correlates of saphenous vein graft hyperplasia and occlusion 1 year after coronary artery bypass grafting: analysis from the CASCADE randomized trial
    Dai Une
    Divisions of Cardiac Surgery and Cardiology, University of Ottawa Heart Institute, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada D U, M L M R Lynn Heart and Vascular Institute, Boca Raton Regional Hospital, Boca Raton, FL A K and Department of Surgery, Hopital Laval, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada P V
    Circulation 128:S213-8. 2013
    ..This study examined whether patient characteristics, anatomic factors, and medications are associated with SVG intimal hyperplasia and occlusion after CABG...
  14. ncbi Patterns and predictors of statin use after coronary artery bypass graft surgery
    Alexander Kulik
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, University of Ottawa Heart Institute, Ottawa, Canada
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 134:932-8. 2007
    ..The purposes of this study were to assess statin prescription rates in patients who have undergone coronary artery bypass graft surgery and to identify the determinants of postoperative statin administration...
  15. ncbi Radial artery graft treatment with phenoxybenzamine is clinically safe and may reduce perioperative myocardial injury
    Alexander Kulik
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Ann Thorac Surg 83:502-9. 2007
    ..Therefore, the purpose of this study was to evaluate the clinical safety and efficacy of RA treatment with phenoxybenzamine...
  16. ncbi Hybrid repair of mitral paravalvular leak: open surgical placement of a percutaneous occluder device
    Alexander Kulik
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, University of Ottawa Heart Institute, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 132:1469-70. 2006
  17. ncbi The "hybrid flip-over" technique for anterior leaflet prolapse repair
    Thierry G Mesana
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, University of Ottawa Heart Institute, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Ann Thorac Surg 83:322-3. 2007
    ..Herein we describe a novel and reproducible technique for bi-leaflet mitral valve repair, including those with extensive anterior mitral leaflet prolapse...
  18. ncbi Prosthesis-patient mismatch after aortic valve replacement predominantly affects patients with preexisting left ventricular dysfunction: effect on survival, freedom from heart failure, and left ventricular mass regression
    Marc Ruel
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 131:1036-44. 2006
    ..This study examined the long-term clinical and echocardiographic effects of prosthesis-patient mismatch in patients with and without left ventricular systolic dysfunction at the time of aortic valve replacement...
  19. ncbi Subacute tricuspid valve rupture after traumatic cardiac and pulmonary contusions
    Alexander Kulik
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, University of Ottawa Heart Institute, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Ann Thorac Surg 81:1111-2. 2006
    ..We believe that this is the first reported case of subacute tricuspid valve rupture after a normal echocardiogram at admission after blunt chest trauma...
  20. ncbi Early postoperative anticoagulation after mechanical valve replacement: a systematic review
    Alexander Kulik
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, University of Ottawa Heart Institute, Ottawa Hospital, Ottawa, Canada
    Ann Thorac Surg 81:770-81. 2006
    ....
  21. ncbi Long-term outcomes of valve replacement with modern prostheses in young adults
    Marc Ruel
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, University of Ottawa Heart Institute, 40 Ruskin Street, Suite 3403, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada K1Y 4W7
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 27:425-33; discussion 433. 2005
    ..To examine the multiple impacts of valve replacement on the lives of young adults...
  22. ncbi Early postoperative anticoagulation: more questions than answers?
    Alexander Kulik
    Ann Thorac Surg 82:1573-4; author reply 1574-5. 2006
  23. ncbi Late incidence and determinants of reoperation in patients with prosthetic heart valves
    Marc Ruel
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, University of Ottawa Heart Institute, 40 Ruskin Street, Suite 3403, Ottawa, Ont, Canada K1Y 4W7
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 25:364-70. 2004
    ..With a focus on bioprosthetic valves, this study examines risk factors for reoperation in a large patient cohort...
  24. ncbi Intraoperative indocyanine green angiography: ready for prime time?
    Alexander Kulik
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 133:592-3. 2007
  25. ncbi Postoperative naproxen after coronary artery bypass surgery: a double-blind randomized controlled trial
    Alexander Kulik
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, University of Ottawa Heart Institute, Ottawa, Ont, Canada
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 26:694-700. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the efficacy and safety of a commonly used NSAID, naproxen. We hypothesized that naproxen would reduce postoperative pain following CABG without increasing complications...
  26. ncbi Aortovenous bypass graft to the posterior left ventricle in absence of an identifiable coronary artery
    Alexander Kulik
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Toronto General Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Ann Thorac Surg 78:313-4. 2004
    ..This uncommon approach to surgical revascularization effectively relieved the patient's angina and may be of use in other difficult cases...