A Woo

Summary

Affiliation: University of Toronto
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Clinical and echocardiographic determinants of long-term survival after surgical myectomy in obstructive hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
    Anna Woo
    Division of Cardiology, Toronto General Hospital, 4N 506, 200 Elizabeth St, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5G 2C4
    Circulation 111:2033-41. 2005
  2. pmc Determinants of implantable defibrillator discharges in high-risk patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
    Anna Woo
    Division of Cardiology, Toronto General Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Heart 93:1044-5. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Does myectomy convey survival benefit in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy?
    Anna Woo
    University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Heart Fail Clin 3:275-88. 2007
  4. pmc Mutations of the beta myosin heavy chain gene in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy: critical functional sites determine prognosis
    A Woo
    Division of Cardiology, Toronto General Hospital, University Health Network, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Heart 89:1179-85. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint Septal ethanol ablation for hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy: early and intermediate results of a Canadian referral centre
    Rohan Bhagwandeen
    Toronto General Hospital, Toronto, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 19:912-7. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint Honeycomb-like healed abscess: an unusual complication of infective endocarditis
    Jagdish Butany
    Department of Pathology, Toronto General Hospital, University Health Network and University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Card Surg 20:81-4. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Constrictive pericarditis: case presentation and a review of the literature
    Jagdish Butany
    Department of Pathology, Toronto General Hospital University Health Network, Ontario
    Can J Cardiol 20:1137-44. 2004
  8. doi request reprint Epiaortic scanning modifies planned intraoperative surgical management but not cerebral embolic load during coronary artery bypass surgery
    George Djaiani
    Department of Anesthesiology, Toronto General Hospital, Eaton North 3 410, 200 Elizabeth Street, Toronto, ON M5G 2C4, Canada
    Anesth Analg 106:1611-8. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Carcinoid syndrome: an unusual cause of tricuspid and pulmonary valve disease
    Jagdish Butany
    Department of Pathology, Toronto General Hospital, Toronto, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 19:945-6. 2003
  10. doi request reprint When is the Ross operation a good option to treat aortic valve disease?
    Tirone E David
    Cardiac Program of the Peter Munk Cardiac Centre at Toronto General Hospital and the University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 139:68-73; discussion 73-5. 2010

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  1. ncbi request reprint Clinical and echocardiographic determinants of long-term survival after surgical myectomy in obstructive hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
    Anna Woo
    Division of Cardiology, Toronto General Hospital, 4N 506, 200 Elizabeth St, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5G 2C4
    Circulation 111:2033-41. 2005
    ..The clinical and echocardiographic predictors of long-term survival and freedom from cardiovascular morbidity after myectomy have been unclear...
  2. pmc Determinants of implantable defibrillator discharges in high-risk patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
    Anna Woo
    Division of Cardiology, Toronto General Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Heart 93:1044-5. 2007
    ..To identify the determinants of appropriate and inappropriate implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD) discharges in patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM)...
  3. ncbi request reprint Does myectomy convey survival benefit in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy?
    Anna Woo
    University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Heart Fail Clin 3:275-88. 2007
    ..They examine the outcomes of obstructive HCM in patients after surgical versus conservative therapy. In addition, they review the studies that have compared other techniques to surgery for the management of obstructive HCM...
  4. pmc Mutations of the beta myosin heavy chain gene in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy: critical functional sites determine prognosis
    A Woo
    Division of Cardiology, Toronto General Hospital, University Health Network, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Heart 89:1179-85. 2003
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  5. ncbi request reprint Septal ethanol ablation for hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy: early and intermediate results of a Canadian referral centre
    Rohan Bhagwandeen
    Toronto General Hospital, Toronto, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 19:912-7. 2003
    ..This procedure involves targeted infarction of the basal interventricular septum to reduce left ventricular outflow tract (LVOT) obstruction...
  6. ncbi request reprint Honeycomb-like healed abscess: an unusual complication of infective endocarditis
    Jagdish Butany
    Department of Pathology, Toronto General Hospital, University Health Network and University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Card Surg 20:81-4. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Constrictive pericarditis: case presentation and a review of the literature
    Jagdish Butany
    Department of Pathology, Toronto General Hospital University Health Network, Ontario
    Can J Cardiol 20:1137-44. 2004
    ..However, the majority of CP cases are idiopathic. This report presents three cases of postoperative, tuberculous and idiopathic CP, highlighting the clinical and pathological changes seen in CP, and a review of the literature...
  8. doi request reprint Epiaortic scanning modifies planned intraoperative surgical management but not cerebral embolic load during coronary artery bypass surgery
    George Djaiani
    Department of Anesthesiology, Toronto General Hospital, Eaton North 3 410, 200 Elizabeth Street, Toronto, ON M5G 2C4, Canada
    Anesth Analg 106:1611-8. 2008
    ..We sought to determine the role of epiaortic ultrasound scanning for reducing cerebral embolic load, and whether its use leads to changes of planned intraoperative surgical management in patients undergoing CABG surgery...
  9. ncbi request reprint Carcinoid syndrome: an unusual cause of tricuspid and pulmonary valve disease
    Jagdish Butany
    Department of Pathology, Toronto General Hospital, Toronto, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 19:945-6. 2003
  10. doi request reprint When is the Ross operation a good option to treat aortic valve disease?
    Tirone E David
    Cardiac Program of the Peter Munk Cardiac Centre at Toronto General Hospital and the University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 139:68-73; discussion 73-5. 2010
    ..We sought to identify suitable patients for the Ross operation...
  11. ncbi request reprint Enlarged left atrial volume in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy: a marker for disease severity
    Hua Yang
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Toronto General Hospital, University Health Network, University of Toronto, Canada
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 18:1074-82. 2005
    ..We analyzed the clinical and echocardiographic factors related to LA enlargement, particularly the degree of left ventricular (LV) hypertrophy and diastolic function...
  12. ncbi request reprint Usefulness of myocardial contrast echocardiographic quantification of risk area for predicting postprocedural complications in patients undergoing septal ethanol ablation for obstructive hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
    Daniel Monakier
    Toronto General Hospital, University Health Network, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Cardiol 94:1515-22. 2004
    ..008). We conclude that patients who have hypertrophic cardiomyopathy with a small, well-localized SIRA benefit similarly from SEA as patients who have a larger SIRA but with significantly fewer serious complications...
  13. ncbi request reprint Life expectancy gains and cost-effectiveness of implantable cardioverter/defibrillators for the primary prevention of sudden cardiac death in patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
    John J You
    Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Am Heart J 154:899-907. 2007
    ..Sudden cardiac death (SCD) is a devastating complication of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM). The optimal strategy for the primary prevention of SCD in HCM remains controversial...
  14. ncbi request reprint Myocardial mechanics explains the time course of benefit for septal ethanol ablation for hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
    Shemy Carasso
    Division of Cardiology, Toronto General Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 21:493-9. 2008
    ..Global dysfunction is transient and the gradient rebounds when dysfunction is limited to the basal septum...
  15. ncbi request reprint Intracoronary myocardial contrast echocardiography in a patient with drug refractory hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy revealing extensive myocardium at risk for infarction with alcohol septal ablation
    Daniel Monakier
    Toronto General Hospital, University Health Network, Toronto, Canada
    J Invasive Cardiol 16:482-4. 2004
  16. ncbi request reprint Long-term outcome in patients with apical hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
    Maria J Eriksson
    Division of Cardiology, University Hospital Network, Toronto General Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    J Am Coll Cardiol 39:638-45. 2002
    ..The aim of this study was to describe long-term outcome in patients with apical hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (ApHCM) followed in a tertiary referral center...
  17. ncbi request reprint Myocardial contrast echocardiography in chronic ischemic and nonischemic cardiomyopathies
    Daniel Monakier
    Division of Cardiology, The Toronto General Hospital, University Health Network, EN 12, Room 212, 200 Elizabeth St, Toronto, Ontario M5G 2C4, Canada
    Cardiol Clin 22:269-82. 2004
    ..The expanding paradigm of microcirculatory disturbances may in the future also include hypertensive and diabetic heart disease...
  18. ncbi request reprint Mitral annular disjunction in advanced myxomatous mitral valve disease: echocardiographic detection and surgical correction
    Maria J Eriksson
    Division of Cardiology, Toronto General Hospital, University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 18:1014-22. 2005
    ..The modification of the repair technique allows surgical correction of the annular disjunction, which seems to optimize long-term results in these challenging cases...
  19. doi request reprint Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy: current understanding and treatment objectives
    G S Soor
    Department of Pathology, Toronto General Hospital University Health Network, Toronto, Canada
    J Clin Pathol 62:226-35. 2009
    ..Much remains unknown about this complex and intriguing disease, and continued research in identifying the genetic basis of HCM, along with the assessment of therapeutic strategies, will help to optimise patient care...
  20. doi request reprint Systolic myocardial mechanics in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy: novel concepts and implications for clinical status
    Shemy Carasso
    Division of Cardiology, Toronto General Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 21:675-83. 2008
    ..Functional status and LV outflow tract obstruction were related to decreased strain vector angle and apical mechanics. These findings provide insights into the pathophysiology of HCM...
  21. ncbi request reprint Intraoperative transesophageal echocardiography accurately predicts mitral valve anatomy and suitability for repair
    Ahmad S Omran
    University Health Network, University of Toronto, Toronto General Hospital, 200 Elizabeth Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5G 2C4
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 15:950-7. 2002
    ..Independent predictors of unsuccessful repair were central jet of mitral regurgitation, calcification or severe dilatation of the mitral annulus, and extensive leaflet disease with involvement of at least 3 segments...
  22. doi request reprint Diastolic myocardial mechanics in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
    Shemy Carasso
    Division of Cardiology, Toronto General Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 23:164-71. 2010
    ..Because conventional Doppler echocardiographic methods inadequately assess diastolic function in HCM, the aim of this study was to determine local and global left ventricular (LV) relaxation mechanics in patients with HCM...
  23. ncbi request reprint Inferior infarction following alcohol septal ablation: a consequence of "collateral damage"?
    Saqib Chowdhary
    Department of Cardiology, Wythenshawe Hospital, South Manchester University Hospitals, Manchester, United Kingdom
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 69:236-42. 2007
    ..We report two cases where despite the careful use of MCE, remote inferior wall myocardial infarctions occurred. The likely mechanism and possible preventive measures are discussed...
  24. ncbi request reprint Hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy: comparison of outcomes after myectomy or alcohol ablation adjusted by propensity score
    Anthony Ralph-Edwards
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Toronto General Hospital University Health Network, Canada
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 129:351-8. 2005
    ..Patients with concomitant lesions were referred for surgical intervention, and the others were offered either treatment option. We sought to review the early outcomes for both protocols...
  25. ncbi request reprint W4R variant in CSRP3 encoding muscle LIM protein in a patient with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
    Bill Newman
    Mol Genet Metab 84:374-5. 2005