Padma Kaul

Summary

Affiliation: University of Alberta
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Health-related quality of life outcomes with prasugrel among medically managed non-ST-segment elevation acute coronary syndrome patients: Insights from the Targeted Platelet Inhibition to Clarify the Optimal Strategy to Medically Manage Acute Coronary Syn
    Padma Kaul
    Canadian VIGOUR Centre, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada Electronic address
    Am Heart J 178:55-64. 2016
  2. doi request reprint Temporal and Provincial Variation in Ambulance Use Among Patients Who Present to Acute Care Hospitals With ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction
    Padma Kaul
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Mazankowski Alberta Heart Institute, Canadian VIGOUR Center, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada Electronic address
    Can J Cardiol 32:949-55. 2016
  3. doi request reprint Differences in treatment, outcomes, and quality of life among patients with heart failure in Canada and the United States
    Padma Kaul
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, and Mazankowski Alberta Heart Institute, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada Electronic address
    JACC Heart Fail 1:523-30. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Association between bleeding and mortality among women and men with high-risk acute coronary syndromes: insights from the Early versus Delayed, Provisional Eptifibatide in Acute Coronary Syndromes (EARLY ACS) trial
    Padma Kaul
    University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada Electronic address
    Am Heart J 166:723-8. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Incidence of heart failure and mortality after acute coronary syndromes
    Padma Kaul
    Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Am Heart J 165:379-85.e2. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Relative prognostic value of baseline Q wave and time from symptom onset among men and women with ST-elevation myocardial infarction undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention
    Padma Kaul
    University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Am J Cardiol 110:1555-60. 2012
  7. pmc Relation between baseline risk and treatment decisions in non-ST elevation acute coronary syndromes: an examination of international practice patterns
    P Kaul
    University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Heart 91:876-81. 2005
  8. doi request reprint Temporal trends in patient and treatment delay among men and women presenting with ST-elevation myocardial infarction
    Padma Kaul
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Am Heart J 161:91-7. 2011
  9. pmc Differences in admission rates and outcomes between men and women presenting to emergency departments with coronary syndromes
    Padma Kaul
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, and the Canadian VIGOUR Centre, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alta
    CMAJ 177:1193-9. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Long-term mortality of patients with acute myocardial infarction in the United States and Canada: comparison of patients enrolled in Global Utilization of Streptokinase and t-PA for Occluded Coronary Arteries (GUSTO)-I
    Padma Kaul
    University of Alberta, 7221 Aberhart Center I, 8440 112 St, Edmonton, AB T6G 2B7, Canada
    Circulation 110:1754-60. 2004

Detail Information

Publications72

  1. doi request reprint Health-related quality of life outcomes with prasugrel among medically managed non-ST-segment elevation acute coronary syndrome patients: Insights from the Targeted Platelet Inhibition to Clarify the Optimal Strategy to Medically Manage Acute Coronary Syn
    Padma Kaul
    Canadian VIGOUR Centre, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada Electronic address
    Am Heart J 178:55-64. 2016
    ..Outcomes showed a complex pattern suggestive of late benefits with respect to repeat clinical events and benefits confined to patients who underwent angiography. Here, we examine the HRQoL correlates of these patterns...
  2. doi request reprint Temporal and Provincial Variation in Ambulance Use Among Patients Who Present to Acute Care Hospitals With ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction
    Padma Kaul
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Mazankowski Alberta Heart Institute, Canadian VIGOUR Center, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada Electronic address
    Can J Cardiol 32:949-55. 2016
    ..We examined: (1) temporal trends and provincial variations in the proportion of STEMI patients who arrive by ambulance; and (2) the association between patient demographic and clinical characteristics and ambulance use...
  3. doi request reprint Differences in treatment, outcomes, and quality of life among patients with heart failure in Canada and the United States
    Padma Kaul
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, and Mazankowski Alberta Heart Institute, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada Electronic address
    JACC Heart Fail 1:523-30. 2013
    ..A further aim was to supplement the within-trial analysis with a contemporaneous population-based comparison of all patients hospitalized with primary diagnoses of heart failure (HF) in the 2 countries...
  4. doi request reprint Association between bleeding and mortality among women and men with high-risk acute coronary syndromes: insights from the Early versus Delayed, Provisional Eptifibatide in Acute Coronary Syndromes (EARLY ACS) trial
    Padma Kaul
    University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada Electronic address
    Am Heart J 166:723-8. 2013
    ..However, it is unknown whether the association between bleeding and mortality is modulated by sex in this patient population...
  5. doi request reprint Incidence of heart failure and mortality after acute coronary syndromes
    Padma Kaul
    Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Am Heart J 165:379-85.e2. 2013
    ..We examined the 1-year incidence of HF and its association with mortality among patients surviving their first acute coronary syndrome (ACS) hospitalization...
  6. doi request reprint Relative prognostic value of baseline Q wave and time from symptom onset among men and women with ST-elevation myocardial infarction undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention
    Padma Kaul
    University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Am J Cardiol 110:1555-60. 2012
    ..0 to 2.7) and women (2.3, 1.2 to 4.2). In conclusion, in this gender-specific analysis, baseline Q wave was found be a better marker of risk of 90-day mortality than time from symptom onset to PCI, overall, and especially in women...
  7. pmc Relation between baseline risk and treatment decisions in non-ST elevation acute coronary syndromes: an examination of international practice patterns
    P Kaul
    University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Heart 91:876-81. 2005
    ..To examine whether ST segment depression influenced clinical decision making and whether there was international variation in the use of cardiac procedures across ST segment depression categories...
  8. doi request reprint Temporal trends in patient and treatment delay among men and women presenting with ST-elevation myocardial infarction
    Padma Kaul
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Am Heart J 161:91-7. 2011
    ..Whether these have resulted in changes in sex differences in time to treatment is unknown. We examined temporal trends in time to reperfusion therapy among men and women with STEMI...
  9. pmc Differences in admission rates and outcomes between men and women presenting to emergency departments with coronary syndromes
    Padma Kaul
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, and the Canadian VIGOUR Centre, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alta
    CMAJ 177:1193-9. 2007
    ..We sought to examine sex-related differences at an earlier point in care--presentation to the emergency department...
  10. ncbi request reprint Long-term mortality of patients with acute myocardial infarction in the United States and Canada: comparison of patients enrolled in Global Utilization of Streptokinase and t-PA for Occluded Coronary Arteries (GUSTO)-I
    Padma Kaul
    University of Alberta, 7221 Aberhart Center I, 8440 112 St, Edmonton, AB T6G 2B7, Canada
    Circulation 110:1754-60. 2004
    ..4%, adjusted P=0.02). We sought to determine whether Canadian-US differences in practice patterns in GUSTO-I had an impact on 5-year mortality...
  11. ncbi request reprint Economic analysis of the Assessment of the Safety and Efficacy of a New Thrombolytic Regimen (ASSENT-3) study: costs of reperfusion strategies in acute myocardial infarction
    Padma Kaul
    Department of Medicine, Duke Clinical Research Institute, Durham, NC, USA
    Am Heart J 149:637-44. 2005
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  12. ncbi request reprint Impact of different patterns of invasive care on quality of life outcomes in patients with non-ST elevation acute coronary syndrome: results from the GUSTO-IIb Canada-United States substudy
    Padma Kaul
    University of Alberta, Edmonton
    Can J Cardiol 20:760-6. 2004
    ....
  13. doi request reprint Resource use in the last 6 months of life among patients with heart failure in Canada
    Padma Kaul
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Arch Intern Med 171:211-7. 2011
    ..Heart failure (HF) is a debilitating and chronic condition associated with significant morbidity and mortality. However, much less is known about end-of-life (EOL) costs among patients with HF...
  14. pmc Assessment of activity status and survival according to the Canadian Cardiovascular Society angina classification
    Padma Kaul
    Division of Cardiology, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2M8, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 25:e225-31. 2009
    ..Despite its widespread use, limited data on the validity of the Canadian Cardiovascular Society angina (CCSA) classification relative to other measures of functional status have been reported...
  15. doi request reprint Ethnic differences in 1-year mortality among patients hospitalised with heart failure
    Padma Kaul
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Heart 97:1048-53. 2011
    ..The objective of this study was to examine the impact of ethnicity on 1-year mortality among patients with heart failure in a single payer healthcare system with universal access...
  16. ncbi request reprint International differences in evolution of early discharge after acute myocardial infarction
    Padma Kaul
    University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Lancet 363:511-7. 2004
    ..We aimed to identify the extent to which countries have taken advantage of the opportunity for early discharge...
  17. ncbi request reprint Optimizing use of revascularization and clinical outcomes in ST-elevation myocardial infarction: insights from the GUSTO-V trial
    Padma Kaul
    University of Alberta, 7, 226 Aberhart Center I, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada T6G 2J3
    Eur Heart J 27:1198-206. 2006
    ..To examine the relative contribution of system and patient level factors to the variation in international revascularization rates, and their impact on mortality outcomes...
  18. doi request reprint Variations in practice and outcomes in patients undergoing primary percutaneous coronary intervention in the United States and Canada: insights from the Assessment of Pexelizumab in Acute Myocardial Infarction (APEX AMI) trial
    Rajendra H Mehta
    Duke Clinical Research Institute, Durham, NC 27715, USA
    Am Heart J 163:797-803. 2012
    ..Information on practice patterns and outcomes in patients with ST-elevation myocardial infarction undergoing primary percutaneous coronary interventions (PCIs) in Canada vs United States is limited...
  19. ncbi request reprint Impact of sex on long-term mortality from acute myocardial infarction vs unstable angina
    Wei Ching Chang
    Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    Arch Intern Med 163:2476-84. 2003
    ..However, to our knowledge, no prior population-based studies have examined both cohorts simultaneously to explain this intriguing variation. Hence, we undertook to explore and explain sex differences in 5-year mortality after UA and AMI...
  20. ncbi request reprint Interinstitutional variation in the use of abciximab for percutaneous coronary intervention
    Cynthia M Westerhout
    Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton
    Can J Cardiol 20:405-10. 2004
    ..Several clinical trials have established abciximab as an efficacious agent for use in conjunction with percutaneous coronary intervention; however, there is little documented about its use in routine clinical practice in Canada...
  21. doi request reprint Trends in heart failure care: has the incident diagnosis of heart failure shifted from the hospital to the emergency department and outpatient clinics?
    Justin A Ezekowitz
    Division of Cardiology 2C2 WMC, Mazankowski Alberta Heart Institute, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada
    Eur J Heart Fail 13:142-7. 2011
    ..Our objective was to describe the incidence, prevalence, or outcomes for HF patients diagnosed in the outpatient or emergency department (ED) setting...
  22. doi request reprint Resource use in the last 6 months of life among medicare beneficiaries with heart failure, 2000-2007
    Kathleen T Unroe
    Duke Clinical Research Institute, Durham, NC 27715, USA
    Arch Intern Med 171:196-203. 2011
    ..Heart failure is a common cause of death among Medicare beneficiaries, but little is known about health care resource use at the end of life...
  23. ncbi request reprint Forecasting mortality: dynamic assessment of risk in ST-segment elevation acute myocardial infarction
    Wei Ching Chang
    Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, 2 51 Medical Sciences Building, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada T6G 2H7
    Eur Heart J 27:419-26. 2006
    ..To demonstrate the feasibility and clinical utility of developing dynamic risk assessment models for ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) patients...
  24. doi request reprint Sex differences in patients seeking medical attention for prodromal symptoms before an acute coronary event
    Michelle M Graham
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Am Heart J 156:1210-1216.e1. 2008
    ..We used population-level data to determine the rate at which such patients seek medical attention for these symptoms, whether sex differences are present, and if an association between prodromes and 1-year mortality exists...
  25. ncbi request reprint Troponin T and quantitative ST-segment depression offer complementary prognostic information in the risk stratification of acute coronary syndrome patients
    Padma Kaul
    Duke Clinical Research Institute, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 41:371-80. 2003
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  26. ncbi request reprint Effects of socioeconomic status on mortality after acute myocardial infarction
    Wei Ching Chang
    University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Am J Med 120:33-9. 2007
    ..To assess the effects of socioeconomic status on mortality in patients with acute myocardial infarction...
  27. doi request reprint Mortality outcomes among status Aboriginals and whites with heart failure
    Kristin J Lyons
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada Mazankowski Alberta Heart Institute, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 30:619-26. 2014
    ..Whether long-term mortality outcomes and health care use differ between Aboriginals and whites with HF is unknown...
  28. doi request reprint Medical resource use, costs, and quality of life in patients with acute decompensated heart failure: findings from ASCEND-HF
    Shelby D Reed
    Duke Clinical Research Institute, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, North Carolina Department of Medicine, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, North Carolina Electronic address
    J Card Fail 19:611-20. 2013
    ..We compared medical resource use, costs, and health utilities between the treatment groups...
  29. doi request reprint Predicting the risk of unplanned readmission or death within 30 days of discharge after a heart failure hospitalization
    Anita G Au
    Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    Am Heart J 164:365-72. 2012
    ..The accuracy of current models to predict the risk of unplanned readmission or death after a heart failure (HF) hospitalization is uncertain...
  30. ncbi request reprint Poverty, process of care, and outcome in acute coronary syndromes
    Sunil V Rao
    Duke Clinical Research Institute, dDuke University, PO Box 17969, Durham, NC 27715, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 41:1948-54. 2003
    ..We sought to determine whether income-based disparities in care processes and outcome exist in patients with acute coronary syndromes...
  31. doi request reprint Declining in-hospital mortality and increasing heart failure incidence in elderly patients with first myocardial infarction
    Justin A Ezekowitz
    Division of Cardiology, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    J Am Coll Cardiol 53:13-20. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the long-term incidence of heart failure (HF) in elderly patients with myocardial infarction (MI)...
  32. pmc Impact of specialist follow-up in outpatients with congestive heart failure
    Justin A Ezekowitz
    Division of Cardiology, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alta
    CMAJ 172:189-94. 2005
    ..Our objective was to determine the impact of physician specialty on outcomes in outpatients with new-onset congestive heart failure...
  33. doi request reprint International variation in and factors associated with hospital readmission after myocardial infarction
    Robb D Kociol
    Duke Clinical Research Institute, Duke University Medical Center, PO Box 17969, Durham, NC 27715, USA
    JAMA 307:66-74. 2012
    ..Recently, 30-day readmission rates have been proposed as a metric for care of patients with STEMI. However, international rates and predictors of 30-day readmission after STEMI have not been studied...
  34. doi request reprint Changes in heart failure outcomes after a province-wide change in health service provision a natural experiment in Alberta, Canada
    Finlay A McAlister
    Divisions of General Internal Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Circ Heart Fail 6:76-82. 2013
    ..The Alberta Cardiac Access (ACA) initiative was implemented in the spring of 2008 to increase access to specialized heart failure (HF) clinics after hospital discharge...
  35. ncbi request reprint Influence of racial disparities in procedure use on functional status outcomes among patients with coronary artery disease
    Padma Kaul
    University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Circulation 111:1284-90. 2005
    ....
  36. doi request reprint Acute heart failure: perspectives from a randomized trial and a simultaneous registry
    Justin A Ezekowitz
    Mazankowski Alberta Heart Institute and the University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada
    Circ Heart Fail 5:735-41. 2012
    ....
  37. doi request reprint Acute heart failure in the emergency department: short and long-term outcomes of elderly patients with heart failure
    Justin A Ezekowitz
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine University of Alberta, Canada
    Eur J Heart Fail 10:308-14. 2008
    ..We examined discharge rates, and whether outcomes, including mortality, differed based on admission status in AHF...
  38. doi request reprint Do stable non-ST-segment elevation acute coronary syndromes require admission to coronary care units?
    Sean van Diepen
    Divisions of Critical Care and Cardiology, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada Canadian Vigour Center, Edmonton, AB, Canada Electronic address
    Am Heart J 175:184-92. 2016
    ..The outcomes of patients with stable NSTE ACS initially admitted to a CCU vs a cardiology ward with telemetry have not been described...
  39. doi request reprint Regional patterns of use of a medical management strategy for patients with non-ST-segment elevation acute coronary syndromes: insights from the EARLY ACS Trial
    Matthew T Roe
    Duke Clinical Research Institute, Durham, NC, USA
    Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes 5:205-13. 2012
    ..Regional differences in the profile and prognosis of non-ST-segment elevation acute coronary syndrome (NSTE ACS) patients treated with medical management after angiography remain uncertain...
  40. doi request reprint Recent temporal trends and geographic distribution of cardiac procedures in Alberta
    M Sean McMurtry
    University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 29:460-5. 2013
    ..Prior Canadian studies of cardiac procedure rates showed changes over time and regional variability, but more recent Canadian cardiac procedure rates are unknown...
  41. doi request reprint Patterns of care and outcomes differ for urban versus rural patients with newly diagnosed heart failure, even in a universal healthcare system
    John Michael Gamble
    Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    Circ Heart Fail 4:317-23. 2011
    ..We aimed to determine whether outcomes differ for patients with incident heart failure (HF) by urban-rural status...
  42. pmc The current and future financial burden of hospital admissions for heart failure in Canada: a cost analysis
    DAT T TRAN
    School of Public Health Tran, Ohinmaa, Thanh, University of Alberta Institute of Health Economics Ohinmaa, Thanh, Edmonton Department of Medicine Howlett, University of Calgary, Calgary Department of Medicine Ezekowitz, McAlister, KAUL, University of Alberta Canadian VIGOUR Centre Ezekowitz, McAlister, KAUL, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alta
    CMAJ Open 4:E365-E370. 2016
    ..Heart failure is a costly health condition and a major public health concern. We sought to examine the costs of hospital admissions for heart failure between fiscal years 2004 and 2013 in Canada and to model the future costs to 2030...
  43. doi request reprint Interprovincial Differences in Canadian Coronary Care Unit Resource Use and Outcomes
    Sean van Diepen
    Divisions of Critical Care and Cardiology, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada Canadian Vigour Center, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada Electronic address
    Can J Cardiol . 2016
    ..30). These findings highlight the need for national CCU admission criteria designed to reduce variability and improve health care resource use and outcomes...
  44. ncbi request reprint From controlled trials to clinical practice: monitoring transmyocardial revascularization use and outcomes
    Eric D Peterson
    Duke Clinical Research Institute, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 42:1611-6. 2003
    ..We also identified important risk factors for TMR and compared outcomes of TMR combined with coronary artery bypass graft surgery (TMR + CABG) versus bypass alone in patients receiving incomplete revascularization...
  45. doi request reprint Economic analysis of ticagrelor therapy from a U.S. perspective: results from the PLATO study
    Patricia A Cowper
    Duke Clinical Research Institute, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina Electronic address
    J Am Coll Cardiol 65:465-76. 2015
    ..S. Food and Drug Administration approved ticagrelor in 2011 for reducing thrombotic cardiovascular events in patients with acute coronary syndrome (ACS) with the proviso that it be taken with low-dose aspirin...
  46. doi request reprint Assessing the use of international classification of diseases-10th revision codes from the emergency department for the identification of acute heart failure
    Natalia Frolova
    Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Alberta, Canada
    JACC Heart Fail 3:386-91. 2015
    ..The objective of this study was to compare administrative codes with chart review for patients with acute heart failure (AHF)...
  47. doi request reprint Determining the cost economic "tipping point" for the addition of a regional percutaneous coronary intervention facility
    Jeffrey A Bakal
    Canadian VIGOUR Centre, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 27:567-72. 2011
    ..A new regional PCI facility could be economically viable if implementation costs are at least comparable to urgent transportation and interventional team clinical competency is maintained...
  48. doi request reprint The epidemiology and management of elderly patients with myocardial infarction or heart failure
    Justin A Ezekowitz
    Division of Cardiology, University of Alberta, 2C2 WMC, 8440 112 Street, Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2B7, Canada
    Heart Fail Rev 15:407-13. 2010
    ..Attention to this issue is important when selecting treatment strategies and a focus on the goals of care is critical when decisions for care must be undertaken...
  49. pmc Defining and validating comorbidities and procedures in ICD-10 health data in ST-elevation myocardial infarction patients
    Erik Youngson
    aUniversity of Alberta, Edmonton bAlberta Health Services cMazankowski Alberta Heart Institute dUniversity of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Medicine (Baltimore) 95:e4554. 2016
    ..Comorbidities can be defined with high PPV using a definition of 2 inpatient/ambulatory visits in the previous 2 years. ..
  50. doi request reprint Early Follow-Up After a Heart Failure Exacerbation: The Importance of Continuity
    Finlay A McAlister
    From the Division of General Internal Medicine F A M, Patient Health Outcomes Research and Clinical Effectiveness Unit F A M, E Y, and Division of Cardiology, Mazankowski Alberta Heart Institute P K, J A E, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    Circ Heart Fail 9:. 2016
    ..We explored whether (1) follow-up within 14 days and (2) physician continuity influence outcomes within 30 days of a HF exacerbation...
  51. pmc The clinical course of health status and association with outcomes in patients hospitalized for heart failure: insights from ASCEND-HF
    Andrew P Ambrosy
    Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Eur J Heart Fail 18:306-13. 2016
    ..A longitudinal and comprehensive analysis of health-related quality of life (HRQOL) was performed during hospitalization for heart failure (HF) or soon after discharge...
  52. pmc Variation in critical care unit admission rates and outcomes for patients with acute coronary syndromes or heart failure among high- and low-volume cardiac hospitals
    Sean van Diepen
    Divisions of Critical Care and Cardiology, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada S D Canadian Vigour Center, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada S D, J A B, M L, P K, F A M A, J A E
    J Am Heart Assoc 4:e001708. 2015
    ..Little is known about cross-hospital differences in critical care units admission rates and related resource utilization and outcomes among patients hospitalized with acute coronary syndromes (ACS) or heart failure (HF)...
  53. pmc Electrocardiographic identification of the culprit coronary artery in inferior wall ST elevation myocardial infarction
    Mohammed Almansori
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Alberta, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 26:293-6. 2010
    ..In the setting of inferior wall myocardial infarction (IWMI), identification of the right coronary artery (RCA) as the culprit artery is important because of the potential complications associated with its involvement...
  54. doi request reprint Infective Endocarditis Hospitalizations Before and After the 2007 American Heart Association Prophylaxis Guidelines
    Andrew S Mackie
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada Electronic address
    Can J Cardiol 32:942-8. 2016
    ..In 2007, the American Heart Association (AHA) published revised guidelines for infective endocarditis (IE) prophylaxis. Population-based data with respect to the potential impact of these revised guidelines are lacking...
  55. doi request reprint Prevalence of gestational diabetes among Chinese and South Asians: A Canadian population-based analysis
    Roseanne O Yeung
    Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, 9114 Clinical Sciences Building, University of Alberta, 11350 83 Avenue, Edmonton, Alberta, T6G 2G3, Canada Electronic address
    J Diabetes Complications . 2016
    ..We used data from two Canadian provinces, British Columbia (BC) and Alberta (AB), to determine the impact of ethnicity on GDM prevalence and neonatal outcomes...
  56. pmc Impact of Rural Residence on Warfarin Use and Clinical Events in Patients with Non-Valvular Atrial Fibrillation: A Canadian Population Based Study
    Cynthia Wu
    Department of Medicine, Division of Hematology, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    PLoS ONE 10:e0140607. 2015
    ..We studied whether anticoagulant use and outcomes differed between rural versus urban Canadian non-valvular atrial fibrillation (NVAF) patients prior to the introduction of direct oral anticoagulant drugs...
  57. pmc The Alberta Heart Failure Etiology and Analysis Research Team (HEART) study
    Justin A Ezekowitz
    Mazankowski Alberta Heart Institute, 2C2 WMC, 8440 112 Street, Edmonton, AB, Canada
    BMC Cardiovasc Disord 14:91. 2014
    ..The current one-year mortality rate after diagnosis of heart failure remains high at >25%. Consequently, new therapeutic strategies need to be developed for this debilitating condition...
  58. doi request reprint Cost Effectiveness of Eplerenone for the Treatment of Systolic Heart Failure with Mild Symptoms in Alberta, Canada
    Nguyen X Thanh
    Institute of Health Economics, 1200 10405 Jasper Ave, Edmonton, AB, T5J 3N4, Canada
    Am J Cardiovasc Drugs 16:365-76. 2016
    ....
  59. doi request reprint Outcomes of singleton and twin pregnancies complicated by pre-existing diabetes and gestational diabetes: A population-based study in Alberta, Canada, 2005-11
    Florence Y Lai
    Surveillance and Assessment, Ministry of Health, Alberta Government, Edmonton, Canada
    J Diabetes 8:45-55. 2016
    ..We assessed the prevalence and pregnancy outcomes of pre-existing diabetes mellitus (pre-DM) and gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) in Alberta, Canada, 2005-11...
  60. doi request reprint Prevalence and Timing of Screening and Diagnostic Testing for Gestational Diabetes Mellitus: A Population-Based Study in Alberta, Canada
    Lois E Donovan
    Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Department of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Diabetes Care 39:55-60. 2016
    ..Geographic and temporal differences in screening rates, and maternal risk factors associated with lower likelihood of screening, were also determined...
  61. pmc The intersection of health and wealth: association between personal bankruptcy and myocardial infarction rates in Canada
    Anamaria Savu
    Canadian VIGOUR Center, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, T6G 2E1, Canada
    BMC Public Health 16:31. 2016
    ..We examined the association between personal bankruptcy filing and acute myocardial infarction (AMI) rates in Canada...
  62. doi request reprint Health Service Use and Costs Associated with Low Birth Weight--A Population Level Analysis
    Nguyen Xuan Thanh
    Institute of Health Economics, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada School of Public Health, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    J Pediatr 167:551-6.e1-3. 2015
    ....
  63. doi request reprint Correlation of cardiovascular magnetic resonance imaging findings and endomyocardial biopsy results in patients undergoing screening for heart transplant rejection
    Craig R Butler
    Division of Cardiology, Mazankowski Alberta Heart Institute, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    J Heart Lung Transplant 34:643-50. 2015
    ..We evaluated the diagnostic accuracy of CMRI compared with EMB and clinically diagnosed heart transplant rejection...
  64. ncbi request reprint Trends in utilization of coronary artery bypass surgery and associated outcomes: Alberta, Manitoba, and Nova Scotia
    Padma Kaul
    Duke Clinical Research Institute, Duke University, 2400 Pratt Street, Room 0311, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    Am J Med Qual 17:103-12. 2002
    ..Whereas ALOS, complications rates, and mortality rates decreased in all provinces over the study period, there was considerable variation in province-specific rates...
  65. ncbi request reprint Prognostic value of ST segment depression in acute coronary syndromes: insights from PARAGON-A applied to GUSTO-IIb. PARAGON-A and GUSTO IIb Investigators. Platelet IIb/IIIa Antagonism for the Reduction of Acute Global Organization Network
    P Kaul
    University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    J Am Coll Cardiol 38:64-71. 2001
    ..CONCLUSIONS: These data provide new evidence supporting the powerful prognostic value of the baseline electrocardiogram and, in particular, the magnitude and distribution of ST segment depression in predicting unfavorable events...
  66. ncbi request reprint Six-month outcomes of percutaneous coronary balloon angioplasty in acute coronary syndromes: Results from the PURSUIT trial
    Marino Labinaz
    University of Ottawa Heart Institute, Ottawa, Ontario
    Can J Cardiol 20:773-8. 2004
    ..For patients with ACS undergoing percutaneous balloon angioplasty without coronary stenting in the era of platelet glycoprotein IIb/IIIa blockade, the long-term prognosis is less clear...
  67. ncbi request reprint Connecting the pieces of the cardiovascular care puzzle in Canada
    Padma Kaul
    Can J Cardiol 19:1114-5. 2003
  68. ncbi request reprint Country specific cost comparisons from multinational clinical trials using empirical Bayesian shrinkage estimation: the Canadian ASSENT-3 economic analysis
    Andrew R Willan
    Program in Population Health Sciences, Sick Kids Research Institute, and Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Toronto, Canada
    Health Econ 14:327-38. 2005
    ..The approaches are illustrated and compared using the data from the ASSENT-3 trial...
  69. 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...
  70. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of cardiac resynchronization therapy in patients with symptomatic heart failure
    Graham Nichol
    University of Washington Harborview Prehospital Emergency Care Research and Training Center and Harborview Medical Center, Seattle, Washington 98104, USA
    Ann Intern Med 141:343-51. 2004
    ..Resynchronization of ventricular contraction in patients with heart failure improves ejection fraction. The long-term morbidity and costs associated with such cardiac resynchronization therapy remain unclear...
  71. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of high-dose atorvastatin compared with usual-dose simvastatin: less than IDEAL?
    Padma Kaul
    Eur Heart J 28:1405-6. 2007
  72. ncbi request reprint Charting the course of clinical research: from an inspired past to a promising future
    Paul W Armstrong
    Am Heart J 148:190-2. 2004