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CCORT is funded by a Canadian Institutes of Health Research Team Grant in Cardiovascular Outcomes Research

CANHEART is funded by a CIHR Team Grant in Chronic Disease Risk & Intervention Strategies

Peer Reviewed Journal Publications

2004 Publications:
57- Austin PC, Tu JV. Automated variable selection methods for logistic regression produced unstable models for predicting acute myocardial infarction mortality. J Clin Epidemiol 2004; 57(11):1138-1146. Abstract
56- Austin PC, Alter DA, Anderson GM, Tu JV. Impact of the choice of benchmark on the conclusions of hospital report cards. Am Heart J 2004; 148(6):1041-1046. Abstract
55- Austin PC, Tu JV. Booststrap Methods for Developing Predictive Models. The American Statistician 2004; 58(2):131-137. Abstract not available
54- Bensimon CM, Nohara N, Martin DK. Stakeholders' views about cardiac report cards: a qualitative study. Can J Cardiol 2004; 20(4):433-438. Abstract
53- Faris PD, Grant FC, Galbraith PD, Gong Y, Ghali WA. Diagnostic cardiac catheterization and revascularization rates for coronary heart disease. Can J Cardiol 2004; 20(4):391-397. Abstract
52- Guru V, Fremes SE, Tu JV. Time-related mortality for women after coronary artery bypass graft surgery: a population-based study. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2004; 127(4):1158-1165. Abstract
51- Hassan A, Quan H, Newman A, Ghali WA, Hirsch GM. Outcomes after aortic and mitral valve replacement surgery in Canada: 1994/95 to 1999/2000. Can J Cardiol 2004; 20(2):155-163. Abstract
50- Hassan A, Newman AM, Gong Y, Kennedy C, Humphries KH, Ghali WA et al. Use of valve surgery in Canada. Can J Cardiol 2004; 20(2):149-154. Abstract
49- Humphries KH, Jackevicius C, Gong Y, Svensen L, Cox J, Tu JV et al. Population rates of hospitalization for atrial fibrillation/flutter in Canada. Can J Cardiol 2004; 20(9):869-876. Abstract
48- Karp I, Abrahamowicz M, Bartlett G, Pilote L. Updated risk factor values and the ability of the multivariable risk score to predict coronary heart disease. Am J Epidemiol 2004; 160(7):707-716. Abstract
47- King KM, Ghali WA, Faris PD, Curtis MJ, Galbraith PD, Graham MM et al. Sex differences in outcomes after cardiac catheterization: effect modification by treatment strategy and time. JAMA 2004; 291(10):1220-1225. Abstract
46- Lee DS, Johansen H, Gong Y, Hall RE, Tu JV, Cox JL. Regional outcomes of heart failure in Canada. Can J Cardiol 2004; 20(6):599-607. Abstract
45- Lee DS, Mamdani MM, Austin PC, Gong Y, Liu PP, Rouleau JL et al. Trends in heart failure outcomes and pharmacotherapy: 1992 to 2000. Am J Med 2004; 116(9):581-589. Abstract
44- Nast S, Richard SA, Martin DK. Ethical issues related to cardiac report cards. Can J Cardiol 2004; 20(3):325-328. Abstract
43- Norris CM, Saunders LD, Ghali WA, Brant R, Galbraith PD, Graham M et al. Health-related quality of life outcomes of patients with coronary artery disease treated with cardiac surgery, percutaneous coronary intervention or medical management. Can J Cardiol 2004; 20(12):1259-1266. Abstract
42- Norris CM, Ghali WA, Saunders LD, Brant R, Galbraith PD. Systematic review of statistical methods used to analyze Seattle Angina Questionnaire scores. Can J Cardiol 2004; 20(2):187-193. Abstract
41- Pilote L, Merrett P, Karp I, Alter D, Austin PC, Cox J et al. Cardiac procedures after an acute myocardial infarction across nine Canadian provinces. Can J Cardiol 2004; 20(5):491-500. Abstract
40- Pilote L, Beck CA, Karp I, Alter D, Austin P, Cox J et al. Secondary prevention after acute myocardial infarction in four Canadian provinces, 1997-2000. Can J Cardiol 2004; 20(1):61-67. Abstract
39- Thompson CR, Humphries KH, Gao M, Galbraith PD, Norris C, Carere RG et al. Revascularization use and survival outcomes after cardiac catheterization in British Columbia and Alberta. Can J Cardiol 2004; 20(14):1417-1423. Abstract
38- Tran CT, Laupacis A, Mamdani MM, Tu JV. Effect of age on the use of evidence-based therapies for acute myocardial infarction. Am Heart J 2004; 148(5):834-841. Abstract
37- Tu K, Gong Y, Austin PC, Jaakimanian L, Tu JV. An overview of the types of physicians treating acute cardiac conditions in Canada. Can J Cardiol 2004; 20(3):282-291. Abstract
36- Vaillancourt C, Stiell IG. Cardiac arrest care and emergency medical services in Canada. Can J Cardiol 2004; 20(11):1081-1090. Abstract