Ansar Hassan

Summary

Affiliation: Dalhousie University
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. pmc The effect of place of residence on access to invasive cardiac services following acute myocardial infarction
    Ansar Hassan
    Department of Surgery, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 25:207-12. 2009
  2. doi request reprint Increasing rates of angioplasty versus bypass surgery in Canada, 1994-2005
    Ansar Hassan
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, New Brunswick Heart Center, Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada
    Am Heart J 160:958-65. 2010
  3. doi request reprint Impact of preoperative angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor use on clinical outcomes after cardiac surgery
    Maral Ouzounian
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Ann Thorac Surg 93:559-64. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Impact of endoscopic versus open saphenous vein harvest techniques on outcomes after coronary artery bypass grafting
    Maral Ouzounian
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Ann Thorac Surg 89:403-8. 2010
  5. ncbi request reprint Outcomes after aortic and mitral valve replacement surgery in Canada: 1994/95 to 1999/2000
    Ansar Hassan
    Department of Surgery, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 20:155-63. 2004
  6. pmc Efficacy of intraoperative cell salvage in decreasing perioperative blood transfusion rates in first-time cardiac surgery patients: a retrospective study
    Claudia L Cote
    From Dalhousie Medicine, New Brunswick, Saint John, NB Côté Cardiovascular Research, New Brunswick Heart Center, Saint John Regional Hospital, Saint John, NB Yip, Macleod, Forgie, Pelletier, Hassan Clinical Perfusion Services, Saint John Regional Hospital, Saint John, NB O Reilly the Cardiovascular Data Management Centre, Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ont Murray and the Toronto General Hospital, Toronto, Ont Ouzounian
    Can J Surg 59:330-6. 2016
  7. doi request reprint Determinants of percutaneous coronary intervention vs coronary artery bypass grafting: an interprovincial comparison
    Maral Ouzounian
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, Department of Surgery, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 29:1454-61. 2013
  8. doi request reprint Clinical outcomes in patients with prolonged intensive care unit length of stay after cardiac surgical procedures
    Ansar Hassan
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Saint John Regional Hospital, New Brunswick, Canada
    Ann Thorac Surg 93:565-9. 2012
  9. ncbi request reprint Women have worse long-term outcomes after coronary artery bypass grafting than men
    Ansar Hassan
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, Queen Elizabeth II Health Science Centre, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 21:757-62. 2005
  10. pmc The effect of total arterial grafting on medium-term outcomes following coronary artery bypass grafting
    Jean Francois Legare
    Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Center, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    J Cardiothorac Surg 2:44. 2007

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  1. pmc The effect of place of residence on access to invasive cardiac services following acute myocardial infarction
    Ansar Hassan
    Department of Surgery, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 25:207-12. 2009
    ..In the present study, the impact of place of residence in Nova Scotia on access to cardiac catheterization and long-term outcomes following an acute myocardial infarction (MI) were examined...
  2. doi request reprint Increasing rates of angioplasty versus bypass surgery in Canada, 1994-2005
    Ansar Hassan
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, New Brunswick Heart Center, Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada
    Am Heart J 160:958-65. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the impact of this change in coronary revascularization strategy on PCI and coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) utilization across Canada...
  3. doi request reprint Impact of preoperative angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor use on clinical outcomes after cardiac surgery
    Maral Ouzounian
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Ann Thorac Surg 93:559-64. 2012
    ..Controversy exists about whether preoperative angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor (ACEi) therapy is associated with adverse outcomes after coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG)...
  4. doi request reprint Impact of endoscopic versus open saphenous vein harvest techniques on outcomes after coronary artery bypass grafting
    Maral Ouzounian
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Ann Thorac Surg 89:403-8. 2010
    ..Recent data, however, suggest that EVH may be associated with reduced graft patency rates. The objective of this study is to assess the effect of EVH on short-term and midterm outcomes after CABG...
  5. ncbi request reprint Outcomes after aortic and mitral valve replacement surgery in Canada: 1994/95 to 1999/2000
    Ansar Hassan
    Department of Surgery, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 20:155-63. 2004
    ....
  6. pmc Efficacy of intraoperative cell salvage in decreasing perioperative blood transfusion rates in first-time cardiac surgery patients: a retrospective study
    Claudia L Cote
    From Dalhousie Medicine, New Brunswick, Saint John, NB Côté Cardiovascular Research, New Brunswick Heart Center, Saint John Regional Hospital, Saint John, NB Yip, Macleod, Forgie, Pelletier, Hassan Clinical Perfusion Services, Saint John Regional Hospital, Saint John, NB O Reilly the Cardiovascular Data Management Centre, Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ont Murray and the Toronto General Hospital, Toronto, Ont Ouzounian
    Can J Surg 59:330-6. 2016
    ..Evidence regarding the safety and efficacy of intraoperative cell salvage (ICS) in transfusion reduction during cardiac surgery remains conflicting. We sought to evaluate the impact of routine ICS on outcomes following cardiac surgery...
  7. doi request reprint Determinants of percutaneous coronary intervention vs coronary artery bypass grafting: an interprovincial comparison
    Maral Ouzounian
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, Department of Surgery, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 29:1454-61. 2013
    ..The objective of this study was to examine differences in predictors of mode of revascularization across 3 provincial jurisdictions...
  8. doi request reprint Clinical outcomes in patients with prolonged intensive care unit length of stay after cardiac surgical procedures
    Ansar Hassan
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Saint John Regional Hospital, New Brunswick, Canada
    Ann Thorac Surg 93:565-9. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine short- and long-term outcomes in patients undergoing cardiac operations with prICULOS...
  9. ncbi request reprint Women have worse long-term outcomes after coronary artery bypass grafting than men
    Ansar Hassan
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, Queen Elizabeth II Health Science Centre, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 21:757-62. 2005
    ..Multiple studies have shown that women have worse in-hospital outcomes than men after coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG). The impact of sex on long-term results following CABG, however, is not as well established...
  10. pmc The effect of total arterial grafting on medium-term outcomes following coronary artery bypass grafting
    Jean Francois Legare
    Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Center, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    J Cardiothorac Surg 2:44. 2007
    ..In this study, we assessed the impact of TAG on medium-term outcomes after CABG...
  11. doi request reprint The impact of sequential grafting on clinical outcomes following coronary artery bypass grafting
    Maral Ouzounian
    The Division of Cardiac Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 38:579-84. 2010
    ..However, published studies concerning the safety and efficacy of this technique are not definitive. The objective of this study was to assess the effect of sequential anastomoses on outcomes following CABG...
  12. doi request reprint Predicting prolonged intensive care unit length of stay in patients undergoing coronary artery bypass surgery--development of an entirely preoperative scorecard
    Christine Herman
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Center, 1796 Summer Street, Rm 2629, Halifax, Nova Scotia, B3H 3A7, Canada
    Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 9:654-8. 2009
    ..Based on preoperative clinical factors, a scorecard was developed allowing identification of these patients prior to surgery and allowing for strategies aimed at optimizing hospital resources...
  13. ncbi request reprint The effect of spironolactone use on heart failure mortality: a population-based study
    Maral Ouzounian
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, Department of Surgery, Dalhousie University, and Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Centre, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    J Card Fail 13:165-9. 2007
    ..We aimed to determine the population effect of spironolactone use on mortality in HF patients discharged from hospital...
  14. ncbi request reprint Surgical management of infective endocarditis
    Davinder S Jassal
    Section of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    J Heart Valve Dis 15:115-21. 2006
    ..The study aim was to evaluate the surgical management of individuals with culture-positive active IE at a Canadian tertiary care university hospital...
  15. ncbi request reprint The association between prior percutaneous coronary intervention and short-term outcomes after coronary artery bypass grafting
    Ansar Hassan
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Am Heart J 150:1026-31. 2005
    ..In this study, we assessed the impact of prior PCI on inhospital mortality after CABG...
  16. doi request reprint Increased Distance From the Tertiary Cardiac Center Is Associated With Worse 30-Day Outcomes After Cardiac Operations
    Claudia L Cote
    Dalhousie Medicine New Brunswick, Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada
    Ann Thorac Surg 100:2213-8. 2015
    ..This study examined the effect of geographic place of residence on in-hospital and 30-day outcomes after cardiac operations...
  17. doi request reprint Myocardium at risk is associated with adverse clinical events in women but not in men, after coronary artery bypass grafting
    Maral Ouzounian
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, Department of Surgery, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 30:808-13. 2014
    ..To date, no studies have examined the effect of the degree of myocardium at risk (MAR) on the relationship between female sex and adverse postoperative events...
  18. ncbi request reprint Use of valve surgery in Canada
    Ansar Hassan
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 20:149-54. 2004
    ..The objective of the present study was to use administrative data to evaluate use of valve surgery over time and across Canada...
  19. doi request reprint Variation in transfusion rates within a single institution: exploring the effect of differing practice patterns on the likelihood of blood product transfusion in patients undergoing cardiac surgery
    Claudia Cote
    Dalhousie Medicine New Brunswick, Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 149:297-302. 2015
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine whether differing practice patterns had an impact on variation in perioperative transfusion at a single center...
  20. doi request reprint Glucolipotoxicity diminishes cardiomyocyte TFEB and inhibits lysosomal autophagy during obesity and diabetes
    Purvi C Trivedi
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Faculty of Medicine, Dalhousie University, Dalhousie Medicine New Brunswick, 100 Tucker Park Road, Saint John E2L4L5, New Brunswick, Canada
    Biochim Biophys Acta 1861:1893-1910. 2016
    ....
  21. doi request reprint The cardiac surgery workforce: a survey of recent graduates of Canadian training programs
    Maral Ouzounian
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Ann Thorac Surg 90:460-6. 2010
    ..Perception of a difficult job market for new graduates may contribute to this decline. The objective of this survey was to document the experience of recent graduates of Canadian cardiac surgery training programs...
  22. ncbi request reprint Is it safe to train residents to perform cardiac surgery?
    Roger J F Baskett
    The Maritime Heart Centre, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Ann Thorac Surg 74:1043-8; discussion 1048-9. 2002
    ..The impact of surgical training on patient outcomes in cardiac surgery is unknown...