Abstracts

2012

Martin B, Norris C, Southern DA, Quan H, Ali IM, Bainey KR. The association between south Asian ethnicity and long-term survival among patients undergoing coronary artery bypass grafting. CanJCardiol:2012 Oct; 28(5S): S122-S123.

Martin B, Lewin AM, Southern DA, Galbraith PD, Norris CM, Knudtson ML, On behalf of APPROACH Investigators. Obesity is associated with increased rates of revascularization in coronary artery bypass grafting patients: A large cohort study. CanJCardiol:2012 Oct; 28(5S): S124.

Elhenawy AM, Kuurstra E, Norris C, MacArthur R, Modry D, Mullen J. Aortic root replacement in patients with previous aortic valve surgery: Experience with 48 patients. CanJCardiol:2012 Oct; 28(5S): S145.

Barry AR, Koshman SL, Norris CM, Ross DB, Pearson GJ. One-year evaluation of secondary cardiovascular preventative therapy in patients who have undergone coronary artery bypass graft surgery. CanJCardiol:2012 Oct; 28(5S): S168-S169.

Nagendran J, Norris CM, Appo J, Ross DB, Nagendran J. Left ventricular end-diastolic pressure versus left ventricular ejection fraction as a predictor of survival for patients undergoing coronary artery bypass graft surgery. CanJCardiol:2012 Oct; 28(5S): S185-S186.

Martin B, Southern DA, Lewin AM, Galbraith PD, Norris CM, Knudtson ML, On behalf of the APPROACH Investigators. The association between obesity and mortality in coronary artery disease patients is a time-dependent phenomenon. CanJCardiol:2012 Oct; 28(5S): S226-S227.

Kaila KS, Norris CM, Graham MM, Quan H, Bainey KR. Clinical outcomes in south Asians with acute coronary syndromes undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention: Results from Alberta Provincial Project for Outcome Assessments in Coronary Heart Disease Registry. CanJCardiol:2012 Oct; 28(5S): S260-S261.

Nagendran J, Norris CM, Mullen JC, Kim DH, Ross D, Nagendran J. Recipient BMI is not a risk factor for adverse long-term survival post-cardiac transplantation. CanJCardiol:2012 Oct; 28(5S): S266-S267.

Luu J, Martin B, Galbraith DP, Norris C, Southern D, Howarth A, Friedrich M, Knudtson M. The correlation between left ventricular function as assessed through coronary angiogram and cardiovascular magnetic resonance imaging: A pilot study. CanJCardiol:2012 Oct; 28(5S): S368-S369.

Barry AR, Koshman SL, Norris CM, Ross DB, Pearson GJ. Assessment of in-hospital medication management of patient’s post-coronary artery bypass graft surgery. CanJCardiol:2012 Oct; 28(5S): S386.

Martin B, Hauer T, Knudtson ML, Austford LD, Arena R, Stone JA, Aggarwal SG. Lack of impact of automated referral on attendance at cardiac rehabilitation among coronary artery bypass grafting patients: The Calgary experience. CanJCardiol:2012 Oct; 28(5S): S124-S125.

Martin B, Southern DA, Quan H, Hauer T, Knudtson ML, On behalf of the APPROACH Investigators, Arena R, Stone JA, Aggarwal SG. South Asian ethnicity is associated with reduced rates of referral to cardiac rehabilitation. CanJCardiol:2012 Oct; 28(5S): S167.

Martin B, Hauer T, Knudtson ML, On behalf of the APPROACH Investigators, Arena R, Stone JA, Aggarwal SG. Obesity and cardiac rehabilitation: A differential association with referral and attendance in women versus men. CanJCardiol:2012 Oct; 28(5S): S217.

Martin B, Hauer T, Austford LD, Knudtson ML, On behalf of the APPROACH Investigators, Arena R, Aggarwal SG, Stone JA. Referral to cardiac rehabilitation: A quality indicator associated with reduced mortality. CanJCardiol:2012 Oct; 28(5S): S219.

Martin B, Hauer T, Haykowsky M, Knudtson ML, On behalf of the APPROACH Investigators, Austford LD, Stone JA, Aggarwal SG, Arena R. Cardiac rehabilitation is associated with reduced mortality and hospitalization in subjects with congestive heart failure. CanJCardiol:2012 Oct; 28(5S): S290-S291.

Martin B, Haykowsky M, Hauer T, Southern DA, Knudtson ML, Arena R, Aggarwal SG, Stone JA. Cardiac rehabilitation in the elderly: An under referred population that does not attend. CanJCardiol:2012 Oct; 28(5S): S392.

2011

Martin B, Galbraith PD, Lewin AM, Anderson TJ, Rabi D, Knudtson ML, Norris CM, Ghali WA. Sex differences in the association between obesity and quality of life in patients with coronary artery disease. CanJCardiol:2011 Oct, 27(5S): S136-S137.

Ngo JT, Ghali WD, Southern DA, Galbraith D, Knudtson ML, Investigators A. The patient journey: Health-related encounters after hospital discharge cardiac patients. CanJCardiol:2011 Oct, 27(5S): S140.

Ouzounian M, Ghali W, Yip AM, Buth KJ, Humphries KH, Stukel T, Thompson CR, Abel J, Love M, Hassan A, Hirsch GM. Determinants of PCI vs. CABG: An inter-provincial comparison. CanJCardiol:2011 Oct, 27(5S): S252-S253.

James MT, Ghali WA, Knudtson ML, Tonelli M, Manns BJ, Klarenbach SW, Pannu N, Hemmelgarn BR. Renal outcomes related to early versus conservative management of acute coronary syndrome. World Congress of Nephrology. Vancouver 2011.

Leung AA, Southern DA, Galbraith PD, Knudtson ML, Ghali WA. Time-Dependency of Outcome Relationships for Drug Eluting Stents Versus Bare-Metal Stents. JGIM 2011 May; 26 (Suppl 1): 26.

2010

James MT, Ghali WA, Knudtson M, Ravani P, Tonelli M, Faris P, Pannu N, Manns BJ, Klarenbach SW, Hemmelgarn BR. Associations between acute kidney injury, cardiovascular and renal outcomes after coronary angiography. Canadian Society of Nephrology Abstracts, 2010.

2009

James MT, Ghali WA, Knudston M, Faris P, Pannu N, Klarenback S, Manns BJ, Hemmelgarn BR. Acute kidney injury and progression of chronic kidney disease following coronary angiography. Canadian Society of Nephrology Abstracts. 2009

Fefer P, Boone R, Galbraith D, Strauss BH, Knudtson ML. Early insights from the Canadian multicentre CTO registry. CanJCardiol 2009:(Vol 25 Suppl B):47B.

Graham MM, Galbraith D, O‘Neill D, Dando C, Rolfson D.  The Edmonton frail scales: a user-friendly assessment toll in elderly patients with acute coronary syndromes. CanJCardiol 2009:(Vol 25 Suppl B):115B.

Hubacek J, Alqoofi F, Galbraith PD, Anderson TJ.  Coronary artery endothelial dysfunction and long-term outcome in patients with minimal coronary artery disease. CanJCardiol 2009:(Vol 25 Suppl B):222B.

Lee DS, Chiu M, Manuel DG, Tu K, Wang X, Austin PC, Mattern MY, Mitiku TF, Svenson LW, Putnam W, Flanagan WM, Tu JV (Knudtson ML); Canadian Cardiovascular Outcomes Research Team.  Strengthening information systems for heart health in Canada.  CMAJ 2009 Aug 4;181(3-4):E55-66.

Jackevicius CA, Cox JL, Carreon D, Tu JV, Rinfret S, So D, Johansen H, Kalavrouziotis D, Demers V, Humphries K, Pilote L (Knudtson ML); Canadian Cardiovascular Outcomes Research Team.  CMAJ 2009 Jul 7;181(1-2):E19-28.

Tu JV, Nardi L, Fang J, Liu J, Khalid L, Johansen H (Knudtson ML); Canadian Cardiovascular Outcomes Research Team.  National trends in rates of death and hospital admissions related to acute myocardial infarction, heart failure and stroke, 1994-2004.  CMAJ 2009 Jun 23;180(13):E118-25.

Shayibu H, Brownell B, Galbraith PD, Legare JF, Ghali WA, Knudtson ML, Love MP, Hubacek J, Divisions of Cardiology/Cardiac Surgery Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Centre and Dalhousie Univ, Halifax, NS, Canada, Department of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada.  Survival in Patients with Multivessel Coronary Artery Disease and Chronic Kidney Disease Presenting With Acute Coronary syndromes.  JACC 2009 Mar10;53(10)Suppl A:A332-A333.

2008

James MT, Ghali WA, Knudston ML, Tonelli M, Manns BJ, Hemmelgarn BR. Incidence of acute kidney injury post-coronary angiography. J Am Soc Nephrol 2008

O’Brien D, Ranjbar K, Galbraith PD, Cheung PK, Brass N, Leung R, Hui WKK, Dorsch MF on behalf of the APPROACH Investigators. Predictors of target lesion revascularization after PCI on bifurcation lesions. ESC congress 2008

Partington S, Booker J, Weeks S, Galbraith PD, Rose S, Aggarwal SG, Kryski A, Schnell G. Outcomes of patients receiving Definity in the Calgary health region between 2003 and 2007. CanJCardiol 2008:24(Suppl E):253E.

Parker K, Youseff M, Galbraith PD, Ghali WA, Knudtson M. Readmission rates and death as a combined outcome: a different APPROACH in evaluating the acute coronary syndrome patients. CanJCardiol 2008:24 (Suppl E):326E.

Spertus JA, Asian M, Kolm P, Maron D, Weintraub WS, Berman D, O’Rourke R, Teo K, Shaw L, Sedlis S, Knudtson ML, Kostuk WJ, Frutkin A, Boden WE, Mancini GBJ. Predictors and Outcomes of Optimal Medically-Treated COURAGE Patients Who Crossed Over to Coronary Revascularization. JACC 2008 Mar11;51(10) Suppl A:A264

2007

Hubacek J, Brownell B, Galbraith PD, Ghali WA, Knudtson ML, Love MP. Does Revascularization Strategy Influence Survival in Patients with Acute Coronary Syndromes and Multi-vessel Coronary Artery Disease? Can J Cardiol 2007 Oct 23 (Suppl C):77C.

Dorsch MF, Ranjbar K, Tyrrell B, Galbraith PD, Cheung P, Leung R, Chan M, Brass N, Hui WK. Two Stent Strategies for Bifurcation Lesions Increase the Need for Target Lesion Revascularization at 1 Year. Can J Cardiol 2007 Oct 23 (Suppl C):79C.

Deyell MW, Zhang J, Ross DB, Ghali WA, Hemmelgarn B. Timing of Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery Following Non-ST-Elevation Acute Coronary Syndrome and Short-Term Mortality. Can J Cardiol 2007 Oct 23 (Suppl C):143C.

Norris CM, Escuder J, Finegan B. Smoking and CAD: An Under Treated and Sentinel Risk Factor for Adverse Outcome Following Initial Intervention. /Can J Cardiol/ 2007 Oct,23(Suppl C):161-62C.

Keeble W. Gender Differences in Outcome After Primary PCI for Acute ST Elevation Myocardial Infarction. Can J Cardiol 2007 Oct 23 (Suppl C):188C.

Hui W, Brass N, Cheung PK, Chan M, Leung R, Koshal A, Galbraith PD, Ranjbar K, Dorsch M, Tyrrell B, Klinke WP. Safety of Stand-Alone PCI: Quarter of a Century Later. Can J Cardiol 2007 Oct 23 (Suppl C):215C.

Dorsch MF, Ranjbar K, Tyrrell B, Norris C, Oreopoulos, Cheung P, Leung R, Chan M, Hui WK, Brass N. Abciximab or Eptifibatide in Percutaneous Coronary Intervention: Analysis of 9106 Consecutive Patients. Can J Cardiol 2007 Oct 23 (Suppl C):216C.

Nagendran J, Oreopoulos A, Norris C, James M, Appoo J, Ross DB. Is Left Ventricular End-Diastolic Pressure a Better Predictor of Long-term Survival than Left Ventricular Ejection Fraction in Patients Undergoing Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery? Can J Cardiol 2007 Oct 23(Suppl C):212C.

Nagendran J, Norris C, James M, MacArthur R, Koshal A, Ross DB. Long-term Outcomes After the Post-Operative Renal Failure After Cardiac Surgery. Can J Cardiol 2007 Oct 23 (Suppl C):266C.
Quality of Care and Outcomes Research in Cardiovascular Disease adn Stroke Conference 2007 - American Heart Association.

Galbraith PD, Hawkins LM, Ghali WA, Connolly C, Knudtson ML for the APPROACH Investigators. Urban versus Rural Differences in Key Quality Indicators of Acute Myocardial Infarction Care in Alberta, Canada. Circulation 2007 115:21 e5.

2006

Goldberg A, Hubacek J, Shrive F, Goodhart DM, Anderson TJ. Lack of Prognostic Significance of Corrected Timi Frame Count in Patients undergoing Nonemergent Percutaneous Coronary Intervention. Can J Cardio 2006; 22 (Suppl D): 51D.

Galbraith BD, Shrive FM, Ghali WA, Hui W, Graham MM, Traboulsi M, Knudtson ML for the APPROACH Investigators. Evidence of Late Events after PCI with Drug-Eluting Stents: Is There Cause for Concern? Can J Cardio 2006; 22 (Suppl D): 103D.

King KM, Norris CM, Knudtson ML, Ghali WA. Risk-Taking Attitudes and their Association with Process and Outcomes of Cardiac Care. Can J Cardio 2006; 22 (Suppl D): 110D.

King KM, Southern DA, Cornuz J, Knudtson ML, Ghali WA. Elevated Body Mass Index and Access to Coronary Revascularization Following Cardiac Catheterization. Can J Cardio 2006; 22 (Suppl D): 127D.

Rabi DM, Edwards AL, Svenson LW, Knudtson ML, Ghali WA. The Association Between Income and Burden of Coronary Atherosclerosis among Patients with Diabetes. Can J Cardio 2006; 22 (Suppl D): 178D.

Goldberg A, Southern DA, Galbraith PD, Anderson TJ, Traboulsi M, Knudtson ML, Ghali WA. The Influence of Coronary Dominance on Prognosis of Patients with Acute Coronary Syndrome. Can J Cardio 2006; 22 (Suppl D): 193D.

Makowski MJ, McAlister FA, Galbraith D, Tsuyuki RT. Peripheral Arterial Disease, Intensity of Cardiovascular Management, and Mortality Risk in Individuals with Coronary Artery Disease. Can J Cardio 2006; 22 (Suppl D): 221D.

Taylor CM, Pu A, Humphries KH, Ghali WA, Gao M, Carere R. A Clinical Prediction Tool May Help Avoid Unnecessary Coronary Angiography. Can J Cardio 2006; 22 (Suppl D): 226D.

2005

Knudtson M, Shrive F, Graham M, Godhard D, Hui W, Ghali W for the APPROACH Investigators. Treatment-Specific Mortality in the Stent Era of Patients with Significant Left Main Disease. Can J Cardiol 2005; 21 (Suppl D):123C.

Woo KS, Graham MM, Southern DA, Ghali WA. Feasibility of Determining Myocardial Infarction Type from Retrospective Medical Record Review. Can J Cardiol 2005; 21 (Suppl D):162C.

Galbraith PD, Ghali WA, Hawkins ML, Knudtson ML. Expanding from a Procedure-Based to a Disease-Based Registry: Insights from the New Heart Alert Registry in Alberta. Circulation 2005 111:20 e336.

King K, Ghali WA, Norris C, Galbraith PD, Knudtson ML. Attitudes Toward Risk Taking Among Patients with Coronary Artery Disease. Circulation 2005 111:20 e350.

Graham MM, Norris CM, Galbraith PD, Knudtson ML, Ghali WA. Quality of Life After Coronary Revascularization in the Elderly. Circulation 2005 111:20 e351.

Shrive F, Ghali WA, Lewis S, Donaldson C, Knudtson ML, Manns BJ. Moving Beyond The Cost Per QALY: Modeling The Budgetary Impact Of Drug-Eluting Stents On Health System Payers. Journal of General Internal Medicine 2005: 20 (Suppl 1):80.

Southern D, Norris CM, Quan H, Shrive F, Galbraith P, Humphries K, Gao M, Knudtson ML, Ghali WA. An Administrative Data Merging Solution For Dealing With Missing Data In A Clinical Registry: Adaptation To IDC-10. Journal of General Internal Medicine 2005: 20 (Suppl 1):83.

2004

Southern D, McLaren L, Hawe P, Knudtson ML, Ghali WA, for the APPROACH Investigators. Individual-level and neighborhood level income measures. Agreement and association with outcomes in a cardiac disease cohort. Journal of General Internal Medicine 2004;19 (Suppl 1):168.

Shrive FM, Manns BJ, Galbraith PD, Knudtson ML, Ghali WA. An economic evaluation of sirolimus-eluting stents. Can J Cardiol 2004; 20(Suppl D):129D.

Bainey KR, Norris CM, Ghali WA, Knudtson ML, Welsh RC. Clinical predictors of instent restenosis in a large clinical database. Can J Cardiol 2004; 20(Suppl D):133D.

Gyenes G, Shrive FM, Graham MM, Ghali WA, Knudtson ML. The prognostic importance of non-significant left main coronary artery disease in patients undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention . Can J Cardiol 2004; 20(Suppl D):135D.

Galbraith PD, Parsons G, Knudtson Ml, Maxwell CJ, Svenson LW, Schopflocher DP, Larsen ET, Ghali WA. Troponin data as a tool for disease surveillance for myocardial infarction. Can J Cardiol 2004:20:169D.

Hubacek J, Ghali WA, Galbraith PD, Faris PD, Knudtson ML, for the APPROACH Investigators. Validation of a simple beside outcome prediction model in patients with acute coronary syndromes undergoing PCI. Canadian Journal of Cardiology 2004;18(Suppl B):132B.

Tsuyuki RT, Shrive FM, Graham MM, Galbraith PD, Knudtson ML. Survival after coronary revascularization in patients with heart failure. Can J Cardiol 2004; 20(Suppl D):143D.

Leung RC, Lundberg DL, Shewchuk L, Galbraith PD, Knudtson ML, Traboulsi M for the Foothills Interventional Cardiology Service and APPROACH Investigators. From referral hospital to invasive-treatment center: Process of care analysis comparing transfer vs on-site primary angioplasty. Can J Cardiol 2004; 20(Suppl D):151D.

Leung RC, Lundberg DL, Galbraith PD, Shewchuk L, Knudtson ML, Traboulsi M for the Foothills Interventional Cardiology Service and APPROACH Investigators. Around-the-clock primary angioplasty: process of care analysis comparing off-hours to normal operating hours of treatment of acute STEMI. Can J Cardiol 2004; 20(Suppl D):188D.

Hui WK, Norris CM, Galbraith PD, Gaballa M, brass N, Cheung PK, Chan M. Results of adhoc vs non-adhoc PCI in the stent era. Can J Cardiol 2004; 20(Suppl D):193D.

Norris CM, GhaliWA,Galbraith PD, GrahamMM, Jensen LA, Knudtson ML. Women with coronary artery disease report worse health-related quality of life outcomes compared to men Scientific Sessions 2003. Circulation 2004, 2:21

Shrive FM, Knudtson ML, Manns BJ, Ghali WA. An economic evaluation of drug-eluting stents. Circulation 2004;109:e6.

Quan H, Ghali WA, Galbraith PD, Norris CM, Southern DA, Verhoef MJ, Knudtson ML. Reasons for chelation therapy use: a cross-sectional survey in patients undergoing coronary angiography. Circulation 2004;109;e25.

Southern DA, Knudtson ML, Ghali WA. Myocardial infarction on snow days: Incidence, procedure use, and outcomes. Circulation 2004;109:e27.

2003

Appoo J, Norris CM, Merali S, Graham MM, Koshal A, Ghali WA for the APPROACH Investigators. Outcomes of isolated CABG in patients with severe left ventricular dysfunction. Circulation 2003;108(17): iv-589.

Hemmelgarn BR, Ghali WA, Southern D, Knudtson ML. Association Between Level of Kidney Function and Survival After Cardiac Catheterization. J Am Soc Nephrol 2003;14:676A.

Hemmelgarn BR, Ghali WA, Southern D, Knudtson ML. The Survival Benefit of Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting in Patients with Kidney Disease. J Am Soc Nephrol 2003;14:676A.

Graham MM, Norris CM, Ghali, WA, Knudtson ML and the APPROACH Investigators. Quality of Life After Revascularization In The Elderly. Can J Cardiol. 2003; 19(Suppl A)178A.

McLellan CS, Ghali WA, Labinaz M, Davis RB, Galbraith PD, Southern DA, Shrive FM, Knudtson ML and the APROACH Investigators. Association Between Completeness of Percutaneous Coronary Revascularization And Post-Procedure Outcomes. Can J Cardiol. 2003; 19(Suppl A)274A.

Quan H, Ghali WA, Dean S, Norris CM, Faris PD, Galbraith PD, Graham MM, Knudtson ML, for the APPROACH Investigators. Validity of using surnames to define Chinese ethnicity. Journal of General Internal Medicine 2003;18(Suppl 1):186.

Alagiakrishnan K, Tsuyuki RT, Graham MM, Beitel JD, Southern DA, for the APPROACH Investigators. Abnormal T-Axis and its Association with Ischemic Defects in Cardiac Angiography. J. Can. Geriatr. Soc. 2003; 6(2): 69.

Norris CM, Ghali WA, Jensen L, Galbraith PD, Knudtson ML, for the APPROACH Investigators. Health-related Quality of Life Differences between Women and Men Treated for Coronary Artery Disease in Alberta, Canada. Eur J CV Nursing 2003: 2(1) 78.

2002

Hubacek J, Ghali WA, Galbraith PD, Faris PD, Knudtson ML for the APPROACH Investigators. Validation of a simple bedside outcome prediction model in patients with acute coronary syndromes undergoing PCI. Circulation 2002:106(19):II-761.
Scientific Forum on Quality of Care and Outcomes Research in Cardiovascular Disease and Stroke 2002 - American Heart Association - Circulation 2002;106(16):e76-e123.

Norris CM, Saunders LD, Ghali WA, Brant R, Galbraith PD, Graham MM, Faris PD, Knudtson ML. Health-related quality of life outcomes of patients with coronary artery disease treated with surgery, percutaneous intervention or medical management. Circulation 2002;106(16):p124.

Norris CM, Ghali WA, Daub W, Galbraith PD, Knudtson ML. Utilization and outcomes of cardiac rehabilitation following cardiac catheterization in a large Canadian city. Circulation 2002;106(16): p125.

Humphries K, Izadnegahdar M, Gao M, Carere RG, Ghali WA. Cross-border utilization of cardiac services. Circulation 2002;106(16):p183.

Humphries K, Gao M, Izadnegahdar M, Lee ER, Carere RG, Ghali WA, Thompson CR. Outcome post coronary angiography? it depends on the point of view. Circulation 2002;106(16):p184.

Galbraith PD, Ghali WA, Faris PD, Norris CM and Knudtson ML for the APPROACH Investigators. Trends in survival and repeat revacularization post-PCI: effectiveness of stents and IIb/IIIa inhibitors. Circulation 2002;106(16):p215.

Galbraith PD, Ghali WA, Norris CM, Faris PD and Knudtson ML for the APPROACH Investigators. Six year trends in comorbidities and mortality of patients presenting for catheterization: observations from APPROACH. Circulation 2002;106(16):p216.

Sun J, Norris CM for the APPROACH Investigators. Gender differences in health related quality of life among patients with coronary heart diseases - A non-parametric regression approach. Quality of Life Research, 2002;11(7):719.

Siedel JE, Ghali WA, Faris PD, Bow JD, Waters NM, Graham MM, Mitchell LB, Galbraith PD and Knudtson ML for the APPROACH Investigators. Distance and access to cardiac revascularization. Can J Cardiol 2002:18(Suppl B):184 B.

Southern DA, Faris PD, Brant R, Knudtson ML, Ghali WA for the APPROACH Investigators. Preventing 'drift' of survival and time-to-event curves: a comparison of methodological approaches. Can J Cardiol 2002;18(Suppl B):234 B.

Gerning N, Norris C, Cheung PK, Brass N. Sex differences in mortality and coronary dominance. Can J Cardiol 2002;18(Suppl B):237B.

Norris C, Saunders LD, Ghali WA, Brant R, Galbraith PD, Graham M, Faris PD, Dzavik V, Knudtson ML, for the APPROACH Investigators. Distance and access to cardiac revascularization. Canadian Journal of Cardiology 2002;18(Suppl B): 184B.

Norris CM, Ghali WA, Knudtson ML, Naylor CD, Saunders LD for the APPROACH Investigators.
Dealing with missing data in observational health care outcome analyses . Proceedings of the Australian Health Outcomes Conference 2002. Published by The Australian Health Outcomes Collaboration.

2001

Aymong E, Galbraith PD, Faris PD, Knudtson ML, Curtis M. Primary angioplasty in women presenting with acute myocardial infarction: Presented on behalf of the APPROACH Research Group. Circulation 2001;104 (17): II-465.

Graham MM, Ghali WA, Faris PD, Galbraith PD, Norris CM, Knudtson ML for the APPROACH Investigators. Survival after coronary revascularization in the elderly. Can J Cardiol 2001;17 (Suppl C):127C.

Kalla S, Norris CM, Ghali WA, Faris PD, Galbraith PD and Knudtson ML for the APPROACH Investigators. Outcomes of revascularization strategies for two vessel coronary artery disease involving proximal LAD in an era of improved pharmacotherapy and stents. Can J Cardiol 2001; 17(Suppl C):164C.

Graham MM, Ghali WA, Faris PD, Galbraith PD, Norris CM, Knudtson ML for the APPROACH Investigators. Sex differences in the prognostic importance of diabetes in ischemic heart disease. Can J Cardiol 2001;17(Suppl C):167C.

Galbraith PD, Knudtson ML, Ghali WA, Faris PD, Norris CM,and Cornuz J for the APPROACH Investigators. Smoking status and likelihood of undergoing revascularization after cardiac catheterization: Insights from APPROACH. Can J Cardiol 2001;17(Suppl C):168C.

Zentner A for the APPROACH Investigators. In search of the optimal catheterization rate in AB. Can J Cardiol 2001;17(Suppl C):205C.

Ghali WA, Faris PD, Galbraith PD, Norris CM and Knudtson ML for the APPROACH Investigators. Aboriginal ethnicity and access to cardiac procedures. Can J Cardiol 2001;17 (Suppl C):209C.

Ghali WA , Faris PD, Galbraith PD, Norris CM, MJ Curtis, Saunders LD and Knudtson ML for the APPROACH Investigators. The importance of detailed clinical data for evaluating sex differences in access to revascularization. Can J Cardiol 2001;17(Suppl C):229C.

Faris PD, Ghali WA, Norris CM, Galbraith PD, Knudtson ML. Multiple imputation versus data enhancement for dealing with missing data in observational health care outcome analyses. J Gen Intern Med 2001;(Suppl 1);16:129.

Ghali WA, Faris PD, Galbraith PD, Norris CM and Knudtson ML for the APPROACH Investigators. Aboriginal ethnicity and access to cardiac procedures. J Gen Intern Med. 2001;(Suppl 1);16:134.

Ghali WA, Faris PD, Galbraith PD, Norris CM, Curtis MJ, Saunders LD, Dzavik V, Mitchell LB, Knudtson ML. The importance of detailed clinical data for evaluating sex differences in access to cardiac revascularization. J Gen Intern Med 2001;16(Suppl 1):134.

Cornuz J, Faris PD, Ghali WD, Knudtson ML. Smoking status and likelihood of undergoing coronary revascularization after cardiac catheterization. J Gen Intern Med 2001(Suppl 1);16:191.

Faris PD, Ghali WA, Brant RF. Bias in estimates of confidence intervals for health outcome report cards. J Gen Intern Med 2001(Suppl 1);16:193

Graham MM, Faris PD, Ghali WA, Knudtson ML on behalf of the APPROACH Investigators. Long-term outcome of revascularization or medical therapy in a cohort of elderly patients. J Am Coll Cardiol 2001;(Suppl A);37(2):194A.

2000

QuanH, Ghali WA, Verhoef MJ, Norris CM, Knudtson ML for the APPRAOCH Investigators. Chelation therapy use in patients undergoing coronary angiography. Journal of General Internal Medicine 2000;15(Suppl 1):91.

Dzavik V, Norris C, Faris P, Burton JR, Galbraith D, Tymchak WJ, Knudtson ML. Changes in revascularization strategies and outcome in diabetic and nondiabetic patients with high-risk coronary anatomy enrolled in a prospective registry in 1995-98. A report from the Alberta Provincial Project for Assessment of Coronary Heart Disease(APPROACH). Circulation 2000;
102(18) suppl ll-877.

Graham MM, Faris PD, Ghali WA, Galbraith PD, Norris CM, Badry JT, Mitchell LB, Curtis MJ,
Knudtson ML. Validation of three myocardial jeopardy scores in a population-based cardiac
catheterization cohort. Circulation 2000;102(18) suppl ll-855.

Norris CM, Ghali WA, Galbraith PD, Saunders LD, Faris PD, Knudtson ML. Systematic review of statistical methods used to analyze Seattle Angina Questionnaire Scores. Quality of Life Research 2000;9(3): 309.

Sexton E, Galbraith D, Knudtson ML, Anderson TJ, Hansen J, Roth D, Spence F, Traboulsi M, Curtis M. Is stenting superior to other strategies. Can J Cardiol 2000;16(Suppl F):145F.

Kaul P, Sauders LD, Ghali WA, Norris C, Dzavik V, Newman SC, Knudtson ML for the APPROACH Investigators. Predictors of long-term mortality following percutaneous coronary intervention. Can J Cardiol 2000;16(Suppl F):166F.

Graham MM, Faris PD, Ghali WA, Galbraith PD, Norris CM, Badry JT, Knudtson ML for the APPROACH Investigators. Validation of three myocardial jeopardy scores in a population-based cardiac catheterization cohort. Can J Cardiol 2000;16(Suppl F):206F.

Sexton E, Galbraith D, Knudtson ML, Anderson TJ, Hansen J, Roth D, Spence F, Traboulsi M, Curtis M. Outcome of emergency percutaneous intervention patients: observations from a centralized catheterization laboratory. Can J Cardiol 2000;16(Suppl F):211F.

Traboulsi M for the APPROACH Investigators. The diagnostic yield of symptom-driven coronary catheterization post coronary stenting. Can J Cardiol 2000;16(Suppl F):212F.

Curtis MJ on behalf of the APPROACH Investigators. Sex based differences in one year mortality following cardiac catherization: observations from a large outcome-focused database from the province of Alberta, Canada. J Am Coll Cardiol 2000;35(2) SupplA:543A.

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