David H Fitchett

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Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Risk stratification and selection for statin therapy: going beyond Framingham
    David H Fitchett
    Division of Cardiology, St Michael s Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Electronic address
    Can J Cardiol 30:667-70. 2014
  2. doi request reprint Antiplatelet therapy and cardiac surgery: review of recent evidence and clinical implications
    David Fitchett
    Division of Cardiology, St Michael s Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 29:1042-7. 2013
  3. pmc Potential role of rivaroxaban in patients with acute coronary syndrome
    David H Fitchett
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, St Michael s Hospital, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Drug Des Devel Ther 6:349-57. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Assessment and management of acute coronary syndromes (ACS): a Canadian perspective on current guideline-recommended treatment--part 1: non-ST-segment elevation ACS
    David H Fitchett
    St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 27:S387-401. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Applying the evidence: do patients with stroke, coronary artery disease, or both achieve similar treatment goals?
    Gustavo Saposnik
    Division of Cardiology, Canadian Heart Research Centre and Terrence Donnelly Heart Centre, University of Toronto, Canada
    Stroke 40:1417-24. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Identification and management of cardiometabolic risk in Canada: a position paper by the cardiometabolic risk working group (executive summary)
    Lawrence A Leiter
    St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 27:124-31. 2011
  7. ncbi request reprint Understanding physicians' risk stratification of acute coronary syndromes: insights from the Canadian ACS 2 Registry
    Andrew T Yan
    Division of Cardiology, St Michael s Hospital, Queen 6 030, 30 Bond Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Arch Intern Med 169:372-8. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Bleeding and outcome in acute coronary syndrome: insights from continuous electrocardiogram monitoring in the Integrilin and Enoxaparin Randomized Assessment of Acute Coronary Syndrome Treatment (INTERACT) Trial
    Andrew T Yan
    Terrence Donnelly Heart Centre, Division of Cardiology, St Michael s Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Am Heart J 156:769-75. 2008
  9. doi request reprint Quantitative troponin elevation does not provide incremental prognostic value beyond comprehensive risk stratification in patients with non-ST-segment elevation acute coronary syndromes
    Ki Dong Lim
    Terrence Donnelly Heart Centre, Division of Cardiology, St Michael s Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Am Heart J 155:718-24. 2008
  10. doi request reprint Relation between obesity and the attainment of optimal blood pressure and lipid targets in high vascular risk outpatients
    Vineet Bhan
    Terrence Donnelly Heart Centre, St Michael s Hospital, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Cardiol 106:1270-6. 2010

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Publications32

  1. ncbi request reprint Risk stratification and selection for statin therapy: going beyond Framingham
    David H Fitchett
    Division of Cardiology, St Michael s Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Electronic address
    Can J Cardiol 30:667-70. 2014
    ....
  2. doi request reprint Antiplatelet therapy and cardiac surgery: review of recent evidence and clinical implications
    David Fitchett
    Division of Cardiology, St Michael s Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 29:1042-7. 2013
    ..Recent studies have suggested the value of preoperative in vitro platelet aggregometry to determine perioperative bleeding risk...
  3. pmc Potential role of rivaroxaban in patients with acute coronary syndrome
    David H Fitchett
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, St Michael s Hospital, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Drug Des Devel Ther 6:349-57. 2012
    ..The reduction in mortality is the main finding that could lead to the use of rivaroxaban in the management of ACS in high-risk individuals with a low bleeding risk...
  4. doi request reprint Assessment and management of acute coronary syndromes (ACS): a Canadian perspective on current guideline-recommended treatment--part 1: non-ST-segment elevation ACS
    David H Fitchett
    St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 27:S387-401. 2011
    ....
  5. doi request reprint Applying the evidence: do patients with stroke, coronary artery disease, or both achieve similar treatment goals?
    Gustavo Saposnik
    Division of Cardiology, Canadian Heart Research Centre and Terrence Donnelly Heart Centre, University of Toronto, Canada
    Stroke 40:1417-24. 2009
    ..We sought to evaluate and compare differences in treatment patterns and the attainment of current guideline-recommended targets in unselected high-risk ambulatory patients with CAD, CVD, or both...
  6. doi request reprint Identification and management of cardiometabolic risk in Canada: a position paper by the cardiometabolic risk working group (executive summary)
    Lawrence A Leiter
    St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 27:124-31. 2011
    ..Health care professionals must also consider ethnicity-related risk factors in order to appropriately evaluate all individuals in their diverse patient populations...
  7. ncbi request reprint Understanding physicians' risk stratification of acute coronary syndromes: insights from the Canadian ACS 2 Registry
    Andrew T Yan
    Division of Cardiology, St Michael s Hospital, Queen 6 030, 30 Bond Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Arch Intern Med 169:372-8. 2009
    ..Our objective was to examine patient risk assessment by physicians in relation to treatment and objective risk score evaluation and the underlying patient characteristics that physicians consider to indicate high risk...
  8. doi request reprint Bleeding and outcome in acute coronary syndrome: insights from continuous electrocardiogram monitoring in the Integrilin and Enoxaparin Randomized Assessment of Acute Coronary Syndrome Treatment (INTERACT) Trial
    Andrew T Yan
    Terrence Donnelly Heart Centre, Division of Cardiology, St Michael s Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Am Heart J 156:769-75. 2008
    ..We sought to determine the relationship between bleeding and myocardial ischemia detected by concurrent continuous electrocardiogram (ECG) monitoring and their independent long-term prognostic significance...
  9. doi request reprint Quantitative troponin elevation does not provide incremental prognostic value beyond comprehensive risk stratification in patients with non-ST-segment elevation acute coronary syndromes
    Ki Dong Lim
    Terrence Donnelly Heart Centre, Division of Cardiology, St Michael s Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Am Heart J 155:718-24. 2008
    ....
  10. doi request reprint Relation between obesity and the attainment of optimal blood pressure and lipid targets in high vascular risk outpatients
    Vineet Bhan
    Terrence Donnelly Heart Centre, St Michael s Hospital, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Cardiol 106:1270-6. 2010
    ..Our findings underscore the opportunity to optimize the treatment of these high-risk patients...
  11. pmc Missed opportunities for the secondary prevention of cardiovascular disease in Canada
    Daniel G Hackam
    Department of Medicine, University of Western Ontario, London, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 23:1124-30. 2007
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  12. ncbi request reprint Optimal medical therapy at discharge in patients with acute coronary syndromes: temporal changes, characteristics, and 1-year outcome
    Andrew T Yan
    Division of Cardiology, Canadian Heart Research Centre, St Michael s Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Am Heart J 154:1108-15. 2007
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  13. ncbi request reprint Management patterns in relation to risk stratification among patients with non-ST elevation acute coronary syndromes
    Andrew T Yan
    Division of Cardiology, St Michael s Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5B 1W8
    Arch Intern Med 167:1009-16. 2007
    ..We examined the use of in-hospital cardiac catheterization and medications in relation to risk across the broad spectrum of non-ST elevation ACSs...
  14. ncbi request reprint Relationship between risk stratification at admission and treatment effects of early invasive management following fibrinolysis: insights from the Trial of Routine ANgioplasty and Stenting After Fibrinolysis to Enhance Reperfusion in Acute Myocardial Infa
    Andrew T Yan
    Terrence Donnelly Heart Centre, Division of Cardiology, St Michael s Hospital, and University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M5B 1W8
    Eur Heart J 32:1994-2002. 2011
    ..We sought to determine the effectiveness of early routine percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) post-fibrinolysis for ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) in relation to baseline risk status...
  15. ncbi request reprint Underuse of evidence-based treatment partly explains the worse clinical outcome in diabetic patients with acute coronary syndromes
    Raymond T Yan
    Terrence Donnelly Heart Centre, Division of Cardiology, St Michael s Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Am Heart J 152:676-83. 2006
    ..Diabetes-related differences in treatment and clinical outcome of patients across the entire spectrum of acute coronary syndromes (ACSs) have potential clinical implications but have not been well studied...
  16. doi request reprint Impact of delayed presentation on management and outcome of non-ST-elevation acute coronary syndromes
    Basem Elbarouni
    Terrence Donnelly Heart Centre, Division of Cardiology, St Michael s Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Am Heart J 156:262-8. 2008
    ..Furthermore, the prognostic value of initial biomarker level in relation to the time of presentation has not been determined...
  17. doi request reprint Identification and management of patients at elevated cardiometabolic risk in canadian primary care: how well are we doing?
    Hwee Teoh
    Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Keenan Research Centre in the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute of St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 29:960-8. 2013
    ..We evaluated the risk assessment and management patterns employed by primary care physicians in patients at elevated cardiometabolic risk...
  18. doi request reprint Influence of age on use of cardiac catheterization and associated outcomes in patients with non-ST-elevation acute coronary syndromes
    Alan J Bagnall
    Terrence Donnelly Heart Centre, Division of Cardiology, St Michael s Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Cardiol 103:1530-6. 2009
    ..Future studies should determine whether more aggressive treatment of these high-risk elderly patients improves outcomes...
  19. ncbi request reprint Risk scores for risk stratification in acute coronary syndromes: useful but simpler is not necessarily better
    Andrew T Yan
    Canadian Heart Research Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Eur Heart J 28:1072-8. 2007
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  20. ncbi request reprint Long-term prognostic value and therapeutic implications of continuous ST-segment monitoring in acute coronary syndrome
    Andrew T Yan
    Canadian Heart Research Centre, Division of Cardiology, St Michael s Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Am Heart J 153:500-6. 2007
    ....
  21. ncbi request reprint Local hospital vs. core-laboratory interpretation of the admission electrocardiogram in acute coronary syndromes: increased mortality in patients with unrecognized ST-elevation myocardial infarction
    Ram Vijayaraghavan
    Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Eur Heart J 29:31-7. 2008
    ....
  22. ncbi request reprint Assessment and Management of Acute Coronary Syndromes (ACS): A Canadian Perspective on Current Guideline-Recommended Treatment - Part 2: ST-Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction
    David H Fitchett
    St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Canadian Heart Research Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 27:S402-12. 2011
    ..It provides an updated perspective and critical appraisal with practical application of the recommendations within the Canadian Healthcare system...
  23. doi request reprint Cardiometabolic risk in Canada: a detailed analysis and position paper by the cardiometabolic risk working group
    Lawrence A Leiter
    Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute of St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 27:e1-e33. 2011
    ..Health care professionals must also consider risk factors related to ethnicity in order to appropriately evaluate everyone in their diverse patient populations...
  24. ncbi request reprint ST-segment depression in non-ST elevation acute coronary syndromes: quantitative analysis may not provide incremental prognostic value beyond comprehensive risk stratification
    Andrew T Yan
    Canadian Heart Research Centre, Division of Cardiology, St Michael s Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Am Heart J 152:270-6. 2006
    ..It is unclear whether quantitative ST-segment assessment can improve risk stratification of unselected acute coronary syndrome (ACS) patients using the validated Global Registry of Acute Cardiac Events (GRACE) risk model...
  25. pmc Ischemic stroke: a cardiovascular risk equivalent? Lessons learned from the Stroke Prevention by Aggressive Reduction in Cholesterol Levels (SPARCL) trial
    David H Fitchett
    Canadian Heart Research Centre and St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 24:705-8. 2008
    ..Furthermore, both the stroke and coronary artery disease prognoses are improved by treatment with atorvastatin 80 mg daily...
  26. pmc Lower is better: implications of the Treating to New Targets (TNT) study for Canadian patients
    David H Fitchett
    Division of Cardiology, St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, Ontario
    Can J Cardiol 22:835-9. 2006
    ..Furthermore, registry data show that one-half of these patients are not even achieving the current LDL-C target of 2.5 mmol/L. Causes of the care gap are discussed and possible remedies to achieve the new lower targets are suggested...
  27. ncbi request reprint Contemporary management of dyslipidemia in high-risk patients: targets still not met
    Andrew T Yan
    Canadian Heart Research Centre and Terrence Donnelly Heart Centre, Division of Cardiology, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Med 119:676-83. 2006
    ..Our objective was to evaluate treatment patterns and the attainment of current National Cholesterol Education Program (NCEP)-recommended lipid targets in unselected high-risk ambulatory patients...
  28. pmc Treatment gaps in the management of cardiovascular risk factors in patients with type 2 diabetes in Canada
    Manoela Braga
    Keenan Research Center, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute at St Michael s Hospital, University of Toronto, ON, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 26:297-302. 2010
    ..To evaluate vascular protection treatment patterns and attainment of the 2003 Canadian Diabetes Association's recommended targets in ambulatory patients with type 2 diabetes...
  29. pmc Non ST segment elevation acute coronary syndromes: A simplified risk-orientated algorithm
    David H Fitchett
    Terrence Donnelly Heart Centre, Division of Cardiology, St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 22:663-77. 2006
    ..Long-term outcomes are improved by a multi-faceted vascular protection strategy that is initiated at the time of hospitalization for NSTE ACS...
  30. ncbi request reprint Bedtime administration of graded-release diltiazem in patients with inadequate BP control: a tolerability and efficacy study
    David H Fitchett
    Canadian Heart Research Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Cardiovasc Drugs 6:393-400. 2006
    ..The long duration between administration of the last bedtime dose of antihypertensive medication and the physiologic early morning surge in BP makes it difficult to achieve satisfactory BP control...
  31. doi request reprint Comparison of coronary artery bypass surgery and percutaneous coronary intervention in patients with diabetes: a meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials
    Subodh Verma
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, St Michael s Hospital Toronto, ON, Canada Keenan Research Centre in the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St Michael s Hospital Toronto, ON, Canada Department of Surgery, University of Toronto, ON, Canada Electronic address
    Lancet Diabetes Endocrinol 1:317-28. 2013
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  32. ncbi request reprint Randomized evaluation of the efficacy of enoxaparin versus unfractionated heparin in high-risk patients with non-ST-segment elevation acute coronary syndromes receiving the glycoprotein IIb/IIIa inhibitor eptifibatide. Long-term results of the Integrilin
    David H Fitchett
    Canadian Heart Research Centre, St Michael s Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Am Heart J 151:373-9. 2006
    ....