Michel Carrier

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Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Randomized trial comparing off-pump to on-pump coronary artery bypass grafting in high-risk patients
    Michel Carrier
    Department of Surgery, Montreal Heart Institute, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Heart Surg Forum 6:E89-92. 2003
  2. doi request reprint Retrospective cohort analysis of 926 tricuspid valve surgeries: clinical and hemodynamic outcomes with propensity score analysis
    Guillaume Marquis-Gravel
    Montreal Heart Institute, Montreal University, 5000 Belanger Street, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Am Heart J 163:851-858.e1. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Long-term results following concomitant radiofrequency modified maze ablation for atrial fibrillation
    Simon Maltais
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Institut de Cardiologie de Montreal, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Card Surg 25:608-13. 2010
  4. ncbi request reprint The perimount valve in the aortic position: twenty-year experience with patients under 60 years old
    Jessica Forcillo
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Montreal Heart Institute and Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Ann Thorac Surg 97:1526-32. 2014
  5. ncbi request reprint Effect of tetrahydrobiopterin on selective endothelial dysfunction of epicardial porcine coronary arteries induced by cardiopulmonary bypass
    Louis Mathieu Stevens
    Research Center, Montreal Heart Institute, 5000 Belanger Street, Montreal, Que H1T 1C8, Canada
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 30:464-71. 2006
  6. doi request reprint Transvalvular pacemaker leads increase the recurrence of regurgitation after tricuspid valve repair
    Amine Mazine
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Montreal Heart Institute and Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Ann Thorac Surg 96:816-22. 2013
  7. ncbi request reprint Effect of systematic downsizing rigid ring annuloplasty in patients with moderate ischemic mitral regurgitation
    Denis Bouchard
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Montreal Heart Institute and Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada Electronic address
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 147:1471-7. 2014
  8. ncbi request reprint Triple-valve surgery: clinical results of a three-decade experience
    Guillaume Marquis Gravel
    Department of Surgery, Montreal Heart Institute and University of Montreal, Montreal, Canada
    J Heart Valve Dis 20:75-82. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Statin treatment equalizes long-term survival between patients with single and bilateral internal thoracic artery grafts
    Michel Carrier
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Montreal Heart Institute and Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Ann Thorac Surg 88:789-95; discussion 795. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Fifteen years of clinical and echocardiographic follow up with the carbomedics heart valve
    Michel Carrier
    Montreal Heart Institute, Department of Surgery, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Heart Valve Dis 15:67-72; discussion 72. 2006

Detail Information

Publications91

  1. ncbi request reprint Randomized trial comparing off-pump to on-pump coronary artery bypass grafting in high-risk patients
    Michel Carrier
    Department of Surgery, Montreal Heart Institute, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Heart Surg Forum 6:E89-92. 2003
    ..Th e objective of this study was to compare off-pump to onpump CABG in patients with known risk factors for mortality and morbidity...
  2. doi request reprint Retrospective cohort analysis of 926 tricuspid valve surgeries: clinical and hemodynamic outcomes with propensity score analysis
    Guillaume Marquis-Gravel
    Montreal Heart Institute, Montreal University, 5000 Belanger Street, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Am Heart J 163:851-858.e1. 2012
    ..The objectives were to describe morbidity and mortality after tricuspid valve (TV) surgery, to compare outcomes after repair versus replacement, and to assess risk factors for mortality and tricuspid regurgitation (TR) recurrence...
  3. doi request reprint Long-term results following concomitant radiofrequency modified maze ablation for atrial fibrillation
    Simon Maltais
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Institut de Cardiologie de Montreal, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Card Surg 25:608-13. 2010
    ..This study evaluated the long-term outcome of linear, endocardial, radiofrequency (RF) atrial ablation for the treatment of atrial fibrillation (AF) concomitantly to open-heart procedures for acquired cardiac organic disease...
  4. ncbi request reprint The perimount valve in the aortic position: twenty-year experience with patients under 60 years old
    Jessica Forcillo
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Montreal Heart Institute and Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Ann Thorac Surg 97:1526-32. 2014
    ..However, long-term outcomes of patients younger than 60 years old undergoing biologic aortic valve implantation are not well known...
  5. ncbi request reprint Effect of tetrahydrobiopterin on selective endothelial dysfunction of epicardial porcine coronary arteries induced by cardiopulmonary bypass
    Louis Mathieu Stevens
    Research Center, Montreal Heart Institute, 5000 Belanger Street, Montreal, Que H1T 1C8, Canada
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 30:464-71. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the effects of cardiopulmonary bypass and BH(4) on the endothelial function of epicardial coronary arteries in a swine model of cardiopulmonary bypass...
  6. doi request reprint Transvalvular pacemaker leads increase the recurrence of regurgitation after tricuspid valve repair
    Amine Mazine
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Montreal Heart Institute and Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Ann Thorac Surg 96:816-22. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the presence of a transvalvular pacemaker lead as a risk factor for TR after TV repair in a large patient cohort...
  7. ncbi request reprint Effect of systematic downsizing rigid ring annuloplasty in patients with moderate ischemic mitral regurgitation
    Denis Bouchard
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Montreal Heart Institute and Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada Electronic address
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 147:1471-7. 2014
    ..The effect of treating FIMR with annuloplasty is unclear when mitral regurgitation is moderate. Myocardial revascularization alone has been shown to improve mitral valve function...
  8. ncbi request reprint Triple-valve surgery: clinical results of a three-decade experience
    Guillaume Marquis Gravel
    Department of Surgery, Montreal Heart Institute and University of Montreal, Montreal, Canada
    J Heart Valve Dis 20:75-82. 2011
    ..The study aims were to describe the early and late mortality associated with triple-valve surgery, to assess the risk factors, and describe the long-term outcomes...
  9. doi request reprint Statin treatment equalizes long-term survival between patients with single and bilateral internal thoracic artery grafts
    Michel Carrier
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Montreal Heart Institute and Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Ann Thorac Surg 88:789-95; discussion 795. 2009
    ..Statin treatment was also shown to decrease development and progression of saphenous vein graft atherosclerosis. This study examined the effect of statin treatment on long-term survival after CABG...
  10. ncbi request reprint Fifteen years of clinical and echocardiographic follow up with the carbomedics heart valve
    Michel Carrier
    Montreal Heart Institute, Department of Surgery, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Heart Valve Dis 15:67-72; discussion 72. 2006
    ..The study aim was to analyze long-term clinical and echocardiographic results obtained with CarboMedics mechanical valves...
  11. pmc Chronic treatment with N-acetyl-cystein delays cellular senescence in endothelial cells isolated from a subgroup of atherosclerotic patients
    Guillaume Voghel
    Department of Surgery, Research Center, Montreal Heart Institute, Faculty of Medicine, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Mech Ageing Dev 129:261-70. 2008
    ..In conclusion, chronic exposure to NAC can delay senescence of diseased EC via hTERT activation and transient telomere stabilization, unless oxidative stress-associated cell damage has become irreversible...
  12. doi request reprint Atorvastatin worsens left ventricular diastolic dysfunction and endothelial dysfunction of epicardial coronary arteries in normocholesterolemic porcine with left ventricular hypertrophy
    Jessica Forcillo
    Cardiac Surgery, Montreal Heart Institute and Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Cardiovasc Pharmacol 58:295-306. 2011
    ..05). In this swine model of LVH, atorvastatin did not prevent LVH development or coronary endothelial dysfunction and resulted in worsening of the LV diastolic dysfunction...
  13. ncbi request reprint Effect of intravenous N-acetylcysteine on outcomes after coronary artery bypass surgery: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled clinical trial
    Ismail El-Hamamsy
    Research Center and Department of Surgery, Montreal Heart Institute and Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 133:7-12. 2007
    ..The objective of this study was to evaluate the effects of intravenous N-acetylcysteine on clinical and biochemical outcomes after coronary artery bypass surgery with cardiopulmonary bypass...
  14. ncbi request reprint Increased early postoperative morbidity with off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting surgery in patients with diabetes
    Emmanuelle Vermes
    Research Centre, Montreal Heart Institute, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 20:1461-5. 2004
    ..Patients with diabetes constitute a high-risk population for myocardial revascularization due to extensive coronary disease...
  15. pmc Stress-induced senescence predominates in endothelial cells isolated from atherosclerotic chronic smokers
    Nada Farhat
    Department of Surgery and Research Center, Institut de Cardiologie de Montreal, Universite de Montreal, 5000, rue Belanger, Montreal, QC H1T1C8, Canada
    Can J Physiol Pharmacol 86:761-9. 2008
    ..In conclusion, a high oxidative stress environment in EC isolated from atherosclerotic chronic smokers predisposes to SIS rather than replicative senescence...
  16. ncbi request reprint Vacuum-assisted venous drainage does not increase the neurological risk
    Michel Carrier
    Department of Surgery, Montreal Heart Institute, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Heart Surg Forum 5:285-8. 2002
    ..Despite concerns regarding air entrainment from the right atrium, cerebral microemboli of air and neurological complications, VAVD was used in patients who underwent valvular surgery throughout the last two years in our institution...
  17. ncbi request reprint Repair of aortic false aneurysm using deep hypothermia and circulatory arrest
    Eric Dumont
    Department of Surgery, Research Center of the Montreal Heart Institute and the University of Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Ann Thorac Surg 78:117-20; discussion 120-1. 2004
    ..Aortic false aneurysms are a rare complication of surgery of the aorta that can occur several months to years after the initial operation. We reviewed our results with false aneurysm repair using deep hypothermia and circulatory arrest...
  18. doi request reprint Twenty-year experience with the CarboMedics mechanical valve prosthesis
    Denis Bouchard
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Montreal Heart Institute and Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada Electronic address
    Ann Thorac Surg 97:816-23. 2014
    ..This study describes the long-term survival of patients with this prosthesis as well as the valve-related events...
  19. doi request reprint Effect of pericardial blood processing on postoperative inflammation and the complement pathways
    Bertrand Marcheix
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Montreal Heart Institute and University of Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Ann Thorac Surg 85:530-5. 2008
    ..The objective of the present study was to determine the effect of processing of pericardial blood with a cell-saving device (CS) and vacuum-assisted cardiopulmonary bypass (VACPB) on reduction of postoperative inflammation...
  20. doi request reprint Differential effects of inhaled and intravenous sildenafil in the prevention of the pulmonary endothelial dysfunction due to cardiopulmonary bypass
    Marie Claude Aubin
    Department of Pharmacology, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Cardiovasc Pharmacol 51:11-7. 2008
    ..Depending on the administration moment and the route, the administration of sildenafil improves the hemodynamic profile and post-cardiopulmonary bypass oxygenation...
  21. ncbi request reprint Role of probucol on endothelial dysfunction of epicardial coronary arteries associated with left ventricular hypertrophy
    Marie Claude Aubin
    Research Center, Montreal Heart Institute and Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Cardiovasc Pharmacol 47:702-10. 2006
    ..In conclusion, the antioxidant probucol limited the development and induced the regression of LVH and the associated coronary endothelial dysfunction...
  22. pmc A randomized trial of early versus delayed mediastinal drain removal after cardiac surgery using silastic and conventional tubes
    Emmanuel Moss
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Montreal Heart Institute Université de Montréal, Montreal, QC, Canada
    Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 17:110-5. 2013
    ..This study was designed to determine whether prolonged drainage (5 days) with a silastic tube decreased the incidence of significant pericardial effusion and tamponade following aortic or valvular surgery...
  23. doi request reprint Carpentier-Edwards pericardial valve in the aortic position: 25-years experience
    Jessica Forcillo
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Montreal Heart Institute and Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Ann Thorac Surg 96:486-93. 2013
    ..The objective of the present study was to analyze clinical results after 25 years of experience with this valve implanted in the aortic position. The effect of patient age at the time of surgery was also evaluated...
  24. ncbi request reprint Tetrahydrobiopterin and antioxidants reverse the coronary endothelial dysfunction associated with left ventricular hypertrophy in a porcine model
    Olivier Malo
    Research Center, Montreal Heart Institute, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H1T 1C8
    Cardiovasc Res 59:501-11. 2003
    ..The objective of this study was to assess the effect of L-arginine, BH(4) and the combination of two antioxidants, superoxide dismutase and catalase, on endothelium-dependent relaxations in a swine left ventricular hypertrophy model...
  25. ncbi request reprint Randomized controlled trial of pericardial blood processing with a cell-saving device on neurologic markers in elderly patients undergoing coronary artery bypass graft surgery
    Michel Carrier
    Department of Surgery, Biomedical Laboratory, Montreal Heart Institute, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Ann Thorac Surg 82:51-5. 2006
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  26. pmc Endogenous oxidative stress prevents telomerase-dependent immortalization of human endothelial cells
    Guillaume Voghel
    Department of Surgery, Research Center, Montreal Heart Institute, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Mech Ageing Dev 131:354-63. 2010
    ..Our aim was to investigate whether an antioxidant treatment combined with telomerase (hTERT) over-expression would prevent senescence of EC isolated from patients with severe atherosclerosis...
  27. doi request reprint Perioperative intravenous amiodarone does not reduce the burden of atrial fibrillation in patients undergoing cardiac valvular surgery
    Yanick Beaulieu
    Department of Medicine, Montreal Heart Institute, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Anesthesiology 112:128-37. 2010
    ....
  28. ncbi request reprint A cluster of cases of Aspergillus endocarditis after cardiac surgery
    Ismail El-Hamamsy
    Research Center and Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Montreal Heart Institute, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Ann Thorac Surg 77:2184-6. 2004
    ..A cluster of three cases of Aspergillus endocarditis recently encountered at the Montreal Heart Institute are presented...
  29. pmc Management of early postoperative coronary artery bypass graft failure
    Maxime Laflamme
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Montreal Heart Institute, University of Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 14:452-6. 2012
    ..35 vs. 5.53, respectively) (P = 0.0662 and 0.1648). Early reintervention may limit the extent of myocardial cellular damage compared with conservative medical strategy in patients with myocardial ischaemia due to early graft failure...
  30. doi request reprint Late echocardiographic and clinical outcomes after mitral valve repair for degenerative disease
    Louis Mathieu Stevens
    Department of Surgery, Montreal Heart Institute and Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Card Surg 25:9-15. 2010
    ..The objective of this study was to review prospectively gathered echocardiographic and clinical results with mitral valve repair for degenerative disease...
  31. pmc Two decades of cardiac transplantation at the Montreal Heart Institute
    Frederic Jacques
    Department of Surgery, Montreal Heart Institute, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 24:217-21. 2008
    ..After nine patients transplanted in the precyclosporine era, the program was stopped. With the advent of cyclosporine, the program was reactivated in 1983...
  32. ncbi request reprint Conversion to sinus rhythm does not improve long-term survival after valve surgery: insights from a 20-year follow-up study
    Miguel Chaput
    Department of Surgery, Montreal Heart Institute, 5000 Belanger Street East, Montreal, Que, Canada H1T 1C8
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 28:206-10; discussion 210. 2005
    ..This may provide insight to the clinical advantages of surgical anti-AF procedures...
  33. ncbi request reprint Late iatrogenic coronary stenosis after selective intraoperative antegrade myocardial protection for stentless aortic valve replacement
    Simon Maltais
    Research Center, Montreal Heart Institute and Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 132:420-1. 2006
  34. pmc Results following implantation of mechanical circulatory support systems: the Montreal Heart Institute experience
    Ismail El-Hamamsy
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Montreal Heart Institute and Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec
    Can J Cardiol 25:107-10. 2009
    ..Accepted indications include bridging to transplantation or recovery. The present study reviewed the results following MCSS implantation at the Montreal Heart Institute (Montreal, Quebec)...
  35. ncbi request reprint Twenty-five years' clinical experience with repair of tricuspid insufficiency
    Michel Carrier
    Departments of Surgery, Montreal Heart Institute and University of Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Heart Valve Dis 13:952-6. 2004
    ..Here, the results are reported of 25 years' experience with three surgical techniques; the De Vega semicircular annuloplasty, the Bex flexible linear reducer, and the Carpentier-Edwards prosthetic ring annuloplasty...
  36. ncbi request reprint Endovascular management of pseudo-aneurysms after previous surgical repair of congenital aortic coarctation
    Bertrand Marcheix
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Montreal Heart Institute, 5000 Belanger Street, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 31:1004-7. 2007
    ..We report our experience of endovascular management of pseudo-aneurysms after previous surgical repair of congenital aortic coarctation...
  37. pmc Preoperative autologous blood donation reduces the need for allogeneic blood products: a prospective randomized study
    Denis Bouchard
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Montreal Heart Institute, Montreal, Quebec
    Can J Surg 51:422-7. 2008
    ..We sought to assess the efficacy of preoperative autologous blood donation in reducing patient exposure to allogeneic blood products following elective cardiac surgery...
  38. ncbi request reprint Left and right ventricular diastolic dysfunction as predictors of difficult separation from cardiopulmonary bypass
    Andre Y Denault
    Department of Anesthesia, Montreal Heart Institute, 5000 Belanger Street East, Montreal, Quebec H1T 1C8, Canada
    Can J Anaesth 53:1020-9. 2006
    ....
  39. pmc Successful explantation of a left ventricular assist device following acute fulminant myocarditis
    Ismail El-Hamamsy
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Montreal Heart Institute, Universite de Montreal, Quebec
    Can J Cardiol 22:507-8. 2006
    ..LV function recovered to normal after one week of support from an LV assist device. The device was explanted and the patient is showing a good outcome with a normalized LV function...
  40. ncbi request reprint Effects of crystalloid, blood and Celsior solutions on porcine coronary endothelial function after heart transplantation
    Louis P Perrault
    Department of Surgery and Research Center, Montreal Heart Institute, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Heart Lung Transplant 24:912-20. 2005
    ..The present study aimed to assess the effects of cardioplegic solutions (crystalloid, blood and Celsior) used at the time of graft harvesting on endothelial function and intimal hyperplasia 1 month after heart transplantation...
  41. ncbi request reprint Basiliximab and rabbit anti-thymocyte globulin for prophylaxis of acute rejection after heart transplantation: a non-inferiority trial
    Michel Carrier
    Montreal Heart Institute and the Université de Montréal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Heart Lung Transplant 26:258-63. 2007
    ..We tested the non-inferiority of basiliximab vs rabbit anti-thymocyte globulin (RATG) on the incidence of acute rejection 6 months after transplantation...
  42. ncbi request reprint Prosthetic valve thrombosis: twenty-year experience at the Montreal Heart Institute
    Nicolas Durrleman
    Department of Surgery, Montreal Heart Institute, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 127:1388-92. 2004
    ..Prosthetic valve thrombosis is a life-threatening complication. We reviewed the incidence, risk factors, and treatment strategies of this rare complication...
  43. doi request reprint Baseline regional cerebral oxygen saturation correlates with left ventricular systolic and diastolic function
    Catherine Paquet
    Department of Anesthesiology, Montreal Heart Institute Université de Montréal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth 22:840-6. 2008
    ..To evaluate the correlation between baseline cerebral oxygen saturation (ScO(2)) and cardiac function as assessed by pulmonary artery catheterization and transesophageal echocardiography (TEE)...
  44. ncbi request reprint Influence of intracoronary shunt size on coronary endothelial function during off-pump coronary artery bypass
    Roland G Demaria
    Department of Surgery and Research Center, Montreal Heart Institute, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Heart Surg Forum 6:160-8. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the role of the ratio of the shunt diameter to the target artery diameter in the development of endothelial dysfunction and to develop guidelines for selecting the most appropriate shunt size...
  45. doi request reprint Statin in combination with β-blocker therapy reduces postoperative stroke after coronary artery bypass graft surgery
    Denis Bouchard
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Montreal Heart Institute, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Ann Thorac Surg 91:654-9. 2011
    ..In the setting of CABG, we have found no studies reporting a preventive effect of statin therapy on neurologic outcome...
  46. ncbi request reprint Improving neurologic outcome in off-pump surgery: the "no touch" technique
    Marzia Leacche
    Department of Cardiac Surgery and Research Center, Montreal Heart Institute, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Heart Surg Forum 6:169-75. 2003
    ..Avoiding manipulation of the ascending aorta in this high-risk subgroup may become a necessity to perform safe coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) surgery...
  47. ncbi request reprint Tricuspid valve replacement: an analysis of 25 years of experience at a single center
    Michel Carrier
    Department of Surgery, The Montreal Heart Institute, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Ann Thorac Surg 75:47-50. 2003
    ..Tricuspid valve replacement is seldom used in clinical practice, but the choice between mechanical and biologic prostheses remains controversial...
  48. ncbi request reprint Interrupted coalescent nitinol clip versus continuous suture coronary anastomosis: a comparative endothelial function study
    Roland G Demaria
    Department of Surgery and Research Center, Montreal Heart Institute, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Heart Surg Forum 6:72-6. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the effect of nitinol U-Clips used for coronary anastomosis in the development of endothelial dysfunction, compared with conventional running sutures...
  49. ncbi request reprint Continuous renal replacement therapy after heart transplantation
    Louis Mathieu Stevens
    Department of Surgery, Montreal Heart Institute, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 20:619-23. 2004
    ....
  50. pmc Patient-prosthesis mismatch in the mitral position affects midterm survival and functional status
    Denis Bouchard
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Montreal Heart Institute, Universite de Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 26:532-6. 2010
    ..The definition and incidence of patient-prosthesis mismatch (PPM) in the mitral position are unclear...
  51. ncbi request reprint Effects of pyridoxal-5'-phosphate (MC-1) in patients undergoing high-risk coronary artery bypass surgery: results of the MEND-CABG randomized study
    Jean Claude Tardif
    Montreal Heart Institute, Montreal, Canada
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 133:1604-11. 2007
    ..The MEND-CABG trial tested the hypothesis that MC-1 reduces cardiovascular morbidity and mortality after coronary artery bypass graft...
  52. doi request reprint Hemodynamic pressure waveform analysis in predicting fluid responsiveness
    Sébastien Roy
    Department of Anesthesiology, Montreal Heart Institute and Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth 27:676-80. 2013
    ..To assess the usefulness of central venous pressure (CVP), diastolic right ventricular pressure, and pulmonary capillary wedge pressure (PCWP) waveform analysis in predicting fluid responsiveness...
  53. ncbi request reprint Incidence and prognosis of cancer following heart transplantation using RATG induction therapy
    Ismail El-Hamamsy
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Montreal Heart Institute and University of Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Transpl Int 18:1280-5. 2005
    ..No individual risk factors allow predicting its development. In the present cohort, RATG does not have carcinogenic effects following transplantation, but is associated with a more precocious development of malignancies...
  54. ncbi request reprint Dynamic quantitative echocardiographic evaluation of mitral regurgitation in the operating department
    Alejandro Gisbert
    Department of Medicine, Montreal Heart Institute, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 19:140-6. 2006
    ..Quantitative transesophageal echocardiographic evaluation of MR using effective orifice area and vena contracta, and the use of phenylephrine challenge, were useful to avoid underestimating MR severity in the operating department...
  55. doi request reprint Hemodynamic and clinical benefits associated with chronic sildenafil therapy in advanced heart failure: experience of the Montréal Heart Institute
    Brian J Potter
    Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 28:69-73. 2012
    ..The objective of this investigation was to report on a single centre's experience of open-label chronic sildenafil therapy in patients with advanced HF...
  56. doi request reprint PRKCB is associated with calcineurin inhibitor-induced renal dysfunction in heart transplant recipients
    Kim Lachance
    University of Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Pharmacogenet Genomics 22:336-43. 2012
    ..The secondary objective was to investigate the effect of candidate genes related to the RAAS, natriuretic peptides, and other elements involved in the intracellular signaling of these pathways...
  57. ncbi request reprint Effect of left ventricular assist device bridging to transplantation on donor waiting time and outcomes in Canada
    Michel Carrier
    Department of Surgery, Montreal Heart Institute, Montreal, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 20:501-4. 2004
    ..LVAD patients were activated on the waiting list as soon as they were in suitable clinical status...
  58. doi request reprint Postinfarction ventricular septal defects: towards a new treatment algorithm?
    Simon Maltais
    Cardiac Surgery, Montreal Heart Institute and Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Ann Thorac Surg 87:687-92. 2009
    ..We reviewed our experience at the Montreal Heart Institute with early surgical and percutaneous closure of postinfarction ventricular septal defects (VSD)...
  59. ncbi request reprint Heparin versus danaparoid in off-pump coronary bypass grafting: results of a prospective randomized clinical trial
    Michel Carrier
    Department of Surgery, Montreal Heart Institute and University of Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 125:325-9. 2003
    ..The objective of the present study was to compare danaparoid and heparin in patients undergoing off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting...
  60. ncbi request reprint Importance of relative pulmonary hypertension in cardiac surgery: the mean systemic-to-pulmonary artery pressure ratio
    Arnaud Robitaille
    Department of Anesthesiology, Montreal Heart Institute, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth 20:331-9. 2006
    ..To determine the importance of the mean arterial pressure-to-mean pulmonary artery pressure ratio (MAP/MPAP) in cardiac surgical patients...
  61. ncbi request reprint Aspergillus endocarditis after cardiac surgery
    Ismail El-Hamamsy
    Department of Surgery, Montreal Heart Institute, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Ann Thorac Surg 80:359-64. 2005
    ..Aspergillus endocarditis is an ominous complication after cardiac surgery. A high suspicion index, early administration of appropriate antibiotics, and prompt surgical intervention should improve the prognosis, which remains dismal...
  62. ncbi request reprint Cellular senescence in endothelial cells from atherosclerotic patients is accelerated by oxidative stress associated with cardiovascular risk factors
    Guillaume Voghel
    Department of Surgery, Research Center, Montreal Heart Institute, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Mech Ageing Dev 128:662-71. 2007
    ..In conclusion, chronic exposure to risk factors for CVD accelerated the development of endothelial senescence that could contribute to the pathogenesis of CVD...
  63. ncbi request reprint Ventilation prevents pulmonary endothelial dysfunction and improves oxygenation after cardiopulmonary bypass without aortic cross-clamping
    Yoan Lamarche
    Research Center, Montreal Heart Institute, 5000 Belanger Street, Montreal, Que, Canada H1T 1C8
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 26:554-63. 2004
    ....
  64. ncbi request reprint Surgical radiofrequency ablation induces coronary endothelial dysfunction in porcine coronary arteries
    Roland G Demaria
    Department of Surgery and Research Center, Montreal Heart Institute, 5000 Belanger Street East, Montreal, QC, Canada H1T 1C8
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 23:277-82. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the effects of application of radiofrequency on coronary endothelial function and structure and establish the relationship between coronary lesions and distance of radiofrequency application...
  65. ncbi request reprint Biventricular diastolic filling patterns after coronary artery bypass graft surgery
    Yanfen Shi
    Department of Medicine, Montreal Heart Institute, and University of Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 131:1080-6. 2006
    ..We sought to study the evolution of biventricular filling properties after coronary artery bypass grafting...
  66. ncbi request reprint Hemodynamic characteristics of a mixed flow pump prototype: progress report of in vitro and acute animal experiments
    Michel Carrier
    Department of Surgery, Montreal Heart Institute, University of Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    ASAIO J 52:373-7. 2006
    ..It supports similarly to axial-flow blood pumps in clinical trials. Based on these findings, an ameliorated design of this mixed-flow pump running at smaller rotational speed against a similar pressure head is under way...
  67. ncbi request reprint Invited commentary
    Michel Carrier
    Department of Surgery, Montreal Heart Institute, Montreal, PQ, H1T 1C8, Canada
    Ann Thorac Surg 81:84. 2006
  68. doi request reprint The PleuraFlow Active Chest Tube Clearance System: initial clinical experience in adult cardiac surgery
    Louis P Perrault
    Research Center and Department of Surgery, Montreal Heart Institute Université de Montréal, Montreal, QC, Canada
    Innovations (Phila) 7:354-8. 2012
    ..The aim of this world's first clinical experience study was to follow clinicians using the PleuraFlow system to assess usability issues and potential areas of improvement in the heart surgery setting...
  69. ncbi request reprint Cardiac lymphoma following mitral valve replacement
    Nicolas M Dürrleman
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Montreal Heart Institute, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Ann Thorac Surg 79:1040-2. 2005
    ..Although rare, this tumor could be related to the presence of prosthetic material and specifically that of Dacron. Primary cardiac tumors have to be considered in the differential diagnosis of prosthetic valve dysfunction...
  70. ncbi request reprint The central role of the endothelium in graft coronary vasculopathy and heart transplantation
    Louis P Perrault
    Research Centre, Department of Surgery, Montreal Heart Institute, Quebec, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 21:1077-83. 2005
    ..The study of the central role of the endothelium in the development of graft coronary vasculopathy has been aided by the numerous advances in basic science, which have enhanced our understanding of endothelial physiology...
  71. ncbi request reprint Poor correlation between hemodynamic and echocardiographic indexes of left ventricular performance in the operating room and intensive care unit
    Marie Josée Bouchard
    Department of Anesthesiology, Montreal Heart Institute, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Crit Care Med 32:644-8. 2004
    ..To compare hemodynamic and echocardiographic indexes of left ventricular performance...
  72. ncbi request reprint Reduced mortality and strokes with off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting surgery in octogenarians
    Roland G Demaria
    Research Center and Department of Surgery, Montreal Heart Institute, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Circulation 106:I5-10. 2002
    ..The aim of this retrospective study was to compare the results of coronary artery bypass grafting surgery (CABG) in octogenarians using cardiopulmonary bypass (CPB) or OPCAB techniques...
  73. ncbi request reprint Long-term results with triple valve surgery
    Michel Carrier
    Department of Medicine and Surgery, Montreal Heart Institute, University of Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Ann Thorac Surg 73:44-7. 2002
    ..The objective of the present study was to review our experience with primary and reoperative triple valve surgery using CarboMedics (CM) and Carpentier-Edwards (C-E) heart valves...
  74. ncbi request reprint Decrease of endothelin receptor subtype ETB and release of COX-derived products contribute to endothelial dysfunction of porcine epicardial coronary arteries in left ventricular hypertrophy
    Fanny Desjardins
    Research Center, Department of Pharmacology, Montreal Heart Institute and University of Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Cardiovasc Pharmacol 45:499-508. 2005
    ..Strategies aimed at decreasing ET-1 effects with ET-1 antagonists selective for ETA receptors could improve the coronary endothelial dysfunction in LVH...
  75. ncbi request reprint Techniques, complications, and pitfalls of endoscopic saphenectomy for coronary artery bypass grafting surgery
    Louis P Perrault
    Research Center and Department of Surgery, Montreal Heart Institute, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Card Surg 20:393-402. 2005
    ..The purpose of the present paper is to discuss technical features of endoscopic saphenectomy with CO2 insufflation for CABG surgery and to highlight special situations in which to avoid potential pitfalls that may be encountered...
  76. ncbi request reprint Prevalence, characteristics, and predictors of chronic nonanginal postoperative pain after a cardiac operation: a cross-sectional study
    Marie Christine Taillefer
    Research Center of the Montreal Heart Institute, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 131:1274-80. 2006
    ..This study was designed to assess the prevalence, characteristics, effect, and predictors of chronic postoperative pain 1 to 3 years after cardiac surgery...
  77. ncbi request reprint Invited commentary
    Michel Carrier
    Department of Surgery, Montreal Heart Institute, Montreal, PQ, H1T 1C8, Canada
    Ann Thorac Surg 81:144. 2006
  78. ncbi request reprint Late myocardial revascularization in patients with tetralogy of Fallot
    Marianne Coutu
    Department of Surgery, Montreal Heart Institute, Quebec, Canada
    Ann Thorac Surg 77:1454-5. 2004
    ..Three patients had surgery and 1 patient had percutaneous angioplasty. One corrected tetralogy of Fallot patient developed symptomatic coronary artery disease and responded favorably to medical therapy...
  79. ncbi request reprint Mitral Doppler indices are superior to two-dimensional echocardiographic and hemodynamic variables in predicting responsiveness of cardiac output to a rapid intravenous infusion of colloid
    Robert Lattik
    Department of Anesthesiology, Montreal Heart Institute, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Anesth Analg 94:1092-9, table of contents. 2002
    ..We conclude that the MF Doppler filling pattern is an important factor to predict the increase in CO after intravascular fluid challenge in patients undergoing coronary artery bypass grafting...
  80. ncbi request reprint Cardioplegic arrest with L-arginine improves myocardial protection: results of a prospective randomized clinical trial
    Michel Carrier
    Department of Surgery, Anesthesia, and Medicine, Montreal Heart Institute and the University of Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Ann Thorac Surg 73:837-41; discussion 842. 2002
    ..Blood cardioplegic arrest remains the method of choice for myocardial protection. L-arginine has been suggested to improve protection through an increase in nitric oxide production...
  81. ncbi request reprint Implementation of new technology for CABG in low-risk patients: could it be too soon?
    Louis P Perrault
    Ann Thorac Surg 73:1020. 2002
  82. ncbi request reprint The Canadian off-pump coronary artery bypass graft registry: a one-year prospective comparison with on-pump coronary artery bypass grafting
    A Lamy
    McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 21:1175-81. 2005
    ..The authors sought to examine in-hospital and one-year outcomes of off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) and to determine the subgroups of patients most likely to benefit from the off-pump procedure in a regular surgical practice...
  83. doi request reprint A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, multicenter study to evaluate the cardioprotective effects of MC-1 in patients undergoing high-risk coronary artery bypass graft surgery: MC-1 to Eliminate Necrosis and Damage in Coronary Artery Bypass Graft
    Rajendra H Mehta
    Duke Clinical Research Institute, Durham, NC 27715, USA
    Am Heart J 155:600-8. 2008
    ....
  84. ncbi request reprint Effect of pexelizumab in coronary artery bypass graft surgery with extended aortic cross-clamp time
    Peter K Smith
    Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 82:781-8; discussion 788-9. 2006
    ....
  85. ncbi request reprint Pexelizumab reduces death and myocardial infarction in higher risk cardiac surgical patients
    Axel Haverich
    Hannover Medical School, Hannover, Germany
    Ann Thorac Surg 82:486-92. 2006
    ....
  86. doi request reprint Avecor Trillium oxygenator versus noncoated Monolyth oxygenator: a prospective randomized controlled study
    Frederic Vanden Eynden
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Erasmus Hospital, Free University of Brussels, Belgium
    J Card Surg 23:288-93. 2008
    ..The biomaterials used to coat the membrane include heparin, polyethylene oxide chains (PEO), and sulfate/sulfonate groups. The coated membrane was compared to an uncoated oxygenator made of polypropylene...
  87. ncbi request reprint Temporary coronary artery occlusion during off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting with the new poloxamer P407 does not cause endothelial dysfunction in epicardial coronary arteries
    Olivier Bouchot
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Le Bocage Hospital, Dijon, France
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 132:1144-9. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the efficacy of the novel reversible thermosensitive gel poloxamer 407 for occlusion of the coronary vessel necessary for minimally invasive operations and its effects on coronary endothelium...
  88. doi request reprint Efficacy and safety of pyridoxal 5'-phosphate (MC-1) in high-risk patients undergoing coronary artery bypass graft surgery: the MEND-CABG II randomized clinical trial
    John H Alexander
    Duke University Medical Center, Duke Clinical Research Institute, Durham, North Carolina 27715, USA
    JAMA 299:1777-87. 2008
    ..Phase 2 trial data suggest that MC-1 may reduce death or MI in high-risk patients undergoing CABG surgery...
  89. ncbi request reprint Myocardial infarction following coronary artery bypass graft surgery increases healthcare resource utilization
    John C Chen
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Hawaii School of Medicine, Honolulu, USA
    Crit Care Med 35:1296-301. 2007
    ..To assess the health economic impact of perioperative myocardial infarction in a cohort of patients undergoing coronary artery bypass graft surgery...
  90. ncbi request reprint Terminal complement blockade with pexelizumab during coronary artery bypass graft surgery requiring cardiopulmonary bypass: a randomized trial
    Edward D Verrier
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle 98195 6310, USA
    JAMA 291:2319-27. 2004
    ..Inflammation and ischemia-reperfusion injury during coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery requiring cardiopulmonary bypass are associated with postoperative myocardial infarction (MI) and mortality...
  91. pmc Coronary artery bypass grafting in octogenarians
    Roland G Demaria
    CMAJ 166:1395; author reply 1395-6. 2002