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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

2005 Publications:
77- Alter DA, Austin PC, Tu JV. Community factors, hospital characteristics and inter-regional outcome variations following acute myocardial infarction in Canada. Can J Cardiol 2005; 21(3):247-255. Abstract
76- Alter DA, Newman AM, Cohen EA, Sykora K, Tu JV. The evaluation of a formalized queue management system for coronary angiography waiting lists. Can J Cardiol 2005; 21(13):1203-1209. Abstract
75- Austin PC, Tu JV, Alter DA, Naylor CD. The impact of under coding of cardiac severity and comorbid diseases on the accuracy of hospital report cards. Med Care 2005; 43(8):801-809. Abstract
74- Austin PC, Mamdani MM, Stukel TA, Anderson GM, Tu JV. The use of the propensity score for estimating treatment effects: administrative versus clinical data. Stat Med 2005; 24(10):1563-1578. Abstract
73- Beck CA, Richard H, Tu JV, Pilote L. Administrative Data Feedback for Effective Cardiac Treatment: AFFECT, a cluster randomized trial. JAMA 2005; 294(3):309-317. Abstract
72- Chow CM, Donovan L, Manuel D, Johansen H, Tu JV. Regional variation in self-reported heart disease prevalence in Canada. Can J Cardiol 2005; 21(14):1265-1271. Abstract
71- Cornuz J, Faris PD, Galbraith PD, Knudtson ML, Ghali WA. Absence of bias against smokers in access to coronary revascularization after cardiac catheterization. Int J Qual Health Care 2005; 17(1):37-42. Abstract
70- Cox JL, Ramer SA, Lee DS, Humphries K, Pilote L, Svenson L et al. Pharmacological treatment of congestive heart failure in Canada: a description of care in five provinces. Can J Cardiol 2005; 21(4):337-343. Abstract
69- Eisenberg MJ, Filion KB, Azoulay A, Brox AC, Haider S, Pilote L. Outcomes and cost of coronary artery bypass graft surgery in the United States and Canada. Arch Intern Med 2005; 165(13):1506-1513. Abstract
68- Graham MM, Ghali WA, Faris PD, Galbraith PD, Tu JV, Norris CM et al. Population rates of cardiac catheterization and yield of high-risk coronary artery disease. CMAJ 2005; 173(1):35-39. Abstract
67- Guru V, Anderson GM, Fremes SE, O'Connor GT, Grover FL, Tu JV. The identification and development of Canadian coronary artery bypass graft surgery quality indicators. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2005; 130(5):1257. Abstract
66- Hassan A, Chiasson M, Buth K, Hirsch G. Women have worse long-term outcomes after coronary artery bypass grafting than men. Can J Cardiol 2005; 21(9):757-762. Abstract
65- Jackevicius CA, Alter D, Cox J, Daly P, Goodman S, Filate W et al. Acute treatment of myocardial infarction in Canada 1999-2002. Can J Cardiol 2005; 21(2):145-152. Abstract
64- Ko DT, Alter DA, Newman AM, Donovan LR, Tu JV. Association between lipid testing and statin therapy in acute myocardial infarction patients. Am Heart J 2005; 150(3):419-425. Abstract
63- Ko DT, Austin PC, Chan BT, Tu JV. Quality of care of international and Canadian medical graduates in acute myocardial infarction. Arch Intern Med 2005; 165(4):458-463. Abstract
62- Ko DT, Tu JV, Masoudi FA, Wang Y, Havranek EP, Rathore SS et al. Quality of care and outcomes of older patients with heart failure hospitalized in the United States and Canada. Arch Intern Med 2005; 165(21):2486-2492. Abstract
61- Lee DS, Donovan L, Austin PC, Gong Y, Liu PP, Rouleau JL et al. Comparison of coding of heart failure and comorbidities in administrative and clinical data for use in outcomes research. Med Care 2005; 43(2):182-188. Abstract
60- Lee DS, Tu JV, Juurlink DN, Alter DA, Ko DT, Austin PC et al. Risk-treatment mismatch in the pharmacotherapy of heart failure. JAMA 2005; 294(10):1240-1247. Abstract
59- Schull MJ, Vermeulen M, Donovan L, Newman A, Tu JV. Can the wrong statistic be bad for health? Improving the reporting of door-to-needle time performance in acute myocardial infarction. Am Heart J 2005; 150(3):583-587. Abstract
58- Zhou Z, Rahme E, Abrahamowicz M, Tu JV, Eisenberg MJ, Humphries K et al. Effectiveness of statins for secondary prevention in elderly patients after acute myocardial infarction: an evaluation of class effect. CMAJ 2005; 172(9):1187-1194. Abstract