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Comparative Effectiveness of the Core Components of Cardiac Rehabilitation on Mortality and Morbidity: A Systematic Review and Network Meta-Analysis.

Kabboul NN, Tomlinson G, Francis TA, Grace SL, Chaves G, Rac V, Daou-Kabboul T, Bielecki JM, Alter DA, Krahn M.

J Clin Med. 2018 Dec 4;7(12). pii: E514. doi: 10.3390/jcm7120514. Review.


The Health Economics of Myocardial Infarction: Black Boxes and Black Holes.

Stone JA, Alter DA.

Can J Cardiol. 2018 Oct;34(10):1253-1255. doi: 10.1016/j.cjca.2018.07.415. Epub 2018 Jul 27. No abstract available.


Trends in the incidence and outcomes of patients with aortic stenosis hospitalization.

Czarnecki A, Qiu F, Koh M, Alter DA, Austin PC, Fremes SE, Tu JV, Wijeysundera HC, Yan AT, Ko DT.

Am Heart J. 2018 May;199:144-149. doi: 10.1016/j.ahj.2018.02.010. Epub 2018 Feb 13.


Projected Real-World Effectiveness of Using Aggressive Low-Density Lipoprotein Cholesterol Targets Among Elderly Statin Users Following Acute Coronary Syndromes in Canada.

Alter DA, Tu JV, Koh M, Jackevicius CA, Austin PC, Rezai MR, Bhatia RS, Johnston S, Udell JA, Ko DT.

J Am Heart Assoc. 2018 May 12;7(10). pii: e007535. doi: 10.1161/JAHA.117.007535.


Is promoting six hours of standing an appropriate public health message?

Biswas A, Smith PM, Alter DA.

Eur J Prev Cardiol. 2018 May;25(7):751-752. doi: 10.1177/2047487318763430. Epub 2018 Mar 8. No abstract available.


Association of high-density lipoprotein cholesterol with non-fatal cardiac and non-cardiac events: a CANHEART substudy.

Wijeysundera HC, Koh M, Alter DA, Austin PC, Jackevicius CA, Tu JV, Ko DT.

Open Heart. 2017 Dec 17;4(2):e000731. doi: 10.1136/openhrt-2017-000731. eCollection 2017.


When Do We Decide That Generic and Brand-Name Drugs Are Clinically Equivalent? Perfecting Decisions With Imperfect Evidence.

Alter DA.

Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes. 2017 Oct;10(10). pii: e004158. doi: 10.1161/CIRCOUTCOMES.117.004158. No abstract available.


A prospective study examining the influence of cardiac rehabilitation on the sedentary time of highly sedentary, physically inactive patients.

Biswas A, Oh PI, Faulkner GE, Alter DA.

Ann Phys Rehabil Med. 2018 Jul;61(4):207-214. doi: 10.1016/ Epub 2017 Oct 12.


Tracking Our Physical Inactivity and Progression to Death: Is This Evolutionary Stagnation?

Alter DA.

Ann Intern Med. 2017 Oct 3;167(7):513-514. doi: 10.7326/M17-2181. Epub 2017 Sep 12. No abstract available.


Music for anxiety reduction in patients undergoing cardiac catheterization: A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials.

Jayakar JP, Alter DA.

Complement Ther Clin Pract. 2017 Aug;28:122-130. doi: 10.1016/j.ctcp.2017.05.011. Epub 2017 May 26. Review.


The energy expenditure benefits of reallocating sedentary time with physical activity: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

Biswas A, Oh PI, Faulkner GE, Bonsignore A, Pakosh MT, Alter DA.

J Public Health (Oxf). 2018 Jun 1;40(2):295-303. doi: 10.1093/pubmed/fdx062.


Patient and practitioner perspectives on reducing sedentary behavior at an exercise-based cardiac rehabilitation program.

Biswas A, Faulkner GE, Oh PI, Alter DA.

Disabil Rehabil. 2018 Sep;40(19):2267-2274. doi: 10.1080/09638288.2017.1334232. Epub 2017 Jun 6.


Stress testing after percutaneous coronary interventions: a population-based study.

Luca SR, Koh M, Qiu F, Alter DA, Bagai A, Bhatia RS, Czarnecki A, Goodman SG, Lau C, Wijeysundera HC, Ko DT.

CMAJ Open. 2017 May 26;5(2):E417-E423. doi: 10.9778/cmajo.20160159.


Regional variations in ambulatory care and incidence of cardiovascular events.

Tu JV, Chu A, Maclagan L, Austin PC, Johnston S, Ko DT, Cheung I, Atzema CL, Booth GL, Bhatia RS, Lee DS, Jackevicius CA, Kapral MK, Tu K, Wijeysundera HC, Alter DA, Udell JA, Manuel DG, Mondal P, Hogg W; Cardiovascular Health in Ambulatory Care Research Team (CANHEART).

CMAJ. 2017 Apr 3;189(13):E494-E501. doi: 10.1503/cmaj.160823.


Relationship Between Cardiac Rehabilitation Participation and Health Service Expenditures Within a Universal Health Care System.

Alter DA, Yu B, Bajaj RR, Oh PI.

Mayo Clin Proc. 2017 Mar 13. pii: S0025-6196(17)30075-7. doi: 10.1016/j.mayocp.2016.12.024. [Epub ahead of print]


Association Between Cardiovascular Risk Factors and Aortic Stenosis: The CANHEART Aortic Stenosis Study.

Yan AT, Koh M, Chan KK, Guo H, Alter DA, Austin PC, Tu JV, Wijeysundera HC, Ko DT.

J Am Coll Cardiol. 2017 Mar 28;69(12):1523-1532. doi: 10.1016/j.jacc.2017.01.025.


The eco-biological-behavioural perfect storm that follows heavy snowfall.

Alter DA.

CMAJ. 2017 Feb 13;189(6):E225-E226. doi: 10.1503/cmaj.170022. No abstract available.


Primary Care Physician Volume and Quality of Diabetes Care: A Population-Based Cohort Study.

Cheung A, Stukel TA, Alter DA, Glazier RH, Ling V, Wang X, Shah BR.

Ann Intern Med. 2017 Feb 21;166(4):240-247. doi: 10.7326/M16-1056. Epub 2016 Dec 13.


Cardiovascular Risk Factor Management Performance in Canada and the United States: A Systematic Review.

Alabousi M, Abdullah P, Alter DA, Booth GL, Hogg W, Ko DT, Manuel DG, Farkouh ME, Tu JV, Udell JA.

Can J Cardiol. 2017 Mar;33(3):393-404. doi: 10.1016/j.cjca.2016.07.005. Epub 2016 Jul 18. Review.


High-Density Lipoprotein Cholesterol and Cause-Specific Mortality in Individuals Without Previous Cardiovascular Conditions: The CANHEART Study.

Ko DT, Alter DA, Guo H, Koh M, Lau G, Austin PC, Booth GL, Hogg W, Jackevicius CA, Lee DS, Wijeysundera HC, Wilkins JT, Tu JV.

J Am Coll Cardiol. 2016 Nov 8;68(19):2073-2083. doi: 10.1016/j.jacc.2016.08.038.


The Burgeoning Roots of Socioeconomic Inequalities in Health: The Legacy Effect.

Alter DA, Yu W.

Rev Esp Cardiol (Engl Ed). 2017 Mar;70(3):138-139. doi: 10.1016/j.rec.2016.08.006. Epub 2016 Oct 5. English, Spanish. No abstract available.


Ensuring Cardiac Rehabilitation Access for the Majority of Those in Need: A Call to Action for Canada.

Grace SL, Turk-Adawi K, Santiago de Araújo Pio C, Alter DA.

Can J Cardiol. 2016 Oct;32(10 Suppl 2):S358-S364. doi: 10.1016/j.cjca.2016.07.001. Epub 2016 Jul 9. Review.


Baseline risk has greater influence over behavioral attrition on the real-world clinical effectiveness of cardiac rehabilitation.

Biswas A, Oh PI, Faulkner GE, Alter DA.

J Clin Epidemiol. 2016 Nov;79:55-61.e1. doi: 10.1016/j.jclinepi.2016.03.027. Epub 2016 Apr 28.


Development of the Health Incentive Program Questionnaire (HIP-Q) in a cardiac rehabilitation population.

Mitchell MS, Goodman JM, Alter DA, Oh PI, Faulkner GE.

Transl Behav Med. 2015 Dec;5(4):443-59. doi: 10.1007/s13142-015-0330-3. Epub 2015 Jun 26.


Delays in Referral and Enrolment Are Associated With Mitigated Benefits of Cardiac Rehabilitation After Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery.

Marzolini S, Blanchard C, Alter DA, Grace SL, Oh PI.

Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes. 2015 Nov;8(6):608-20. doi: 10.1161/CIRCOUTCOMES.115.001751. Epub 2015 Nov 10.


Observing temporal trends in cardiac rehabilitation from 1996 to 2010 in Ontario: characteristics of referred patients, programme participation and mortality rates.

Grace SL, Oh PI, Marzolini S, Colella T, Tan Y, Alter DA.

BMJ Open. 2015 Nov 4;5(11):e009523. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2015-009523.


Merits and Pitfalls of Using Observational "Big Data" to Inform Our Understanding of Socioeconomic Outcome Disparities.

Alter DA.

J Am Coll Cardiol. 2015 Oct 27;66(17):1898-900. doi: 10.1016/j.jacc.2015.08.037. No abstract available.


The Feasibility of Financial Incentives to Increase Exercise Among Canadian Cardiac Rehabilitation Patients.

Mitchell MS, Goodman JM, Alter DA, Oh PI, Leahey TM, Faulkner GE.

J Cardiopulm Rehabil Prev. 2016 Jan-Feb;36(1):28-32. doi: 10.1097/HCR.0000000000000141.


The Incidence of Major Cardiovascular Events in Immigrants to Ontario, Canada: The CANHEART Immigrant Study.

Tu JV, Chu A, Rezai MR, Guo H, Maclagan LC, Austin PC, Booth GL, Manuel DG, Chiu M, Ko DT, Lee DS, Shah BR, Donovan LR, Sohail QZ, Alter DA.

Circulation. 2015 Oct 20;132(16):1549–1559. doi: 10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.115.015345. Epub 2015 Aug 31.


Synchronized personalized music audio-playlists to improve adherence to physical activity among patients participating in a structured exercise program: a proof-of-principle feasibility study.

Alter DA, O'Sullivan M, Oh PI, Redelmeier DA, Marzolini S, Liu R, Forhan M, Silver M, Goodman JM, Bartel LR.

Sports Med Open. 2015;1(1):23. Epub 2015 May 8.


Prognosis after maternal placental events and revascularization: PAMPER study.

Ray JG, Booth GL, Alter DA, Vermeulen MJ.

Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2016 Jan;214(1):106.e1-106.e14. doi: 10.1016/j.ajog.2015.08.021. Epub 2015 Aug 14.


Sedentary Time and Risk for Mortality.

Biswas A, Alter DA.

Ann Intern Med. 2015 Jun 16;162(12):875-6. doi: 10.7326/L15-5060-2. No abstract available.


The Cardiovascular Health in Ambulatory Care Research Team (CANHEART): using big data to measure and improve cardiovascular health and healthcare services.

Tu JV, Chu A, Donovan LR, Ko DT, Booth GL, Tu K, Maclagan LC, Guo H, Austin PC, Hogg W, Kapral MK, Wijeysundera HC, Atzema CL, Gershon AS, Alter DA, Lee DS, Jackevicius CA, Bhatia RS, Udell JA, Rezai MR, Stukel TA.

Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes. 2015 Mar;8(2):204-12. doi: 10.1161/CIRCOUTCOMES.114.001416. Epub 2015 Feb 3.


Sedentary time and its association with risk for disease incidence, mortality, and hospitalization in adults: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

Biswas A, Oh PI, Faulkner GE, Bajaj RR, Silver MA, Mitchell MS, Alter DA.

Ann Intern Med. 2015 Jan 20;162(2):123-32. doi: 10.7326/M14-1651. Review. Erratum in: Ann Intern Med. 2015 Sep 1;163(5):400.


On-site programmatic attendance to cardiac rehabilitation and the healthy-adherer effect.

Alter DA, Zagorski B, Marzolini S, Forhan M, Oh PI.

Eur J Prev Cardiol. 2015 Oct;22(10):1232-46. doi: 10.1177/2047487314544084. Epub 2014 Jul 30.


Relationship between care gaps and projected life expectancy after acute myocardial infarction.

Ko DT, Austin PC, Tu JV, Lee DS, Yun L, Alter DA.

Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes. 2014 Jul;7(4):581-8. doi: 10.1161/CIRCOUTCOMES.113.000795. Epub 2014 Jun 3.


'Will walk for groceries': Acceptability of financial health incentives among Canadian cardiac rehabilitation patients.

Mitchell MS, Goodman JM, Alter DA, Oh PI, Faulkner GE.

Psychol Health. 2014;29(9):1032-43. doi: 10.1080/08870446.2014.904863. Epub 2014 Apr 14.


Quality of life and psychosocial measures influenced by exercise modality in patients with coronary artery disease.

Marzolini S, Swardfager W, Alter DA, Oh PI, Tan Y, Goodman JM.

Eur J Phys Rehabil Med. 2015 Jun;51(3):291-9. Epub 2014 Mar 4.


Outcomes associated with cardiac rehabilitation participation in patients with musculoskeletal comorbidities.

Marzolini S, Leung YM, Alter DA, Wu G, Grace SL.

Eur J Phys Rehabil Med. 2013 Dec;49(6):775-83. Epub 2013 Dec 5.


Financial incentives for exercise adherence in adults: systematic review and meta-analysis.

Mitchell MS, Goodman JM, Alter DA, John LK, Oh PI, Pakosh MT, Faulkner GE.

Am J Prev Med. 2013 Nov;45(5):658-67. doi: 10.1016/j.amepre.2013.06.017. Review.


Predicting exercise adherence for patients with obesity and diabetes referred to a cardiac rehabilitation and secondary prevention program.

Forhan M, Zagorski BM, Marzonlini S, Oh P, Alter DA.

Can J Diabetes. 2013 Jun;37(3):189-94. doi: 10.1016/j.jcjd.2013.03.370. Epub 2013 May 29.


Patients, providers, and systems: the complex and unfinished tale of socioeconomic status and health.

Wijeysundera HC, Bennell MC, Alter DA.

Can J Cardiol. 2013 Dec;29(12):1577-8. doi: 10.1016/j.cjca.2013.08.002. Epub 2013 Sep 13. No abstract available.


Socioeconomic status, functional recovery, and long-term mortality among patients surviving acute myocardial infarction.

Alter DA, Franklin B, Ko DT, Austin PC, Lee DS, Oh PI, Stukel TA, Tu JV.

PLoS One. 2013 Jun 3;8(6):e65130. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0065130. Print 2014.


Temporal trends in the utilization of echocardiography in Ontario, 2001 to 2009.

Blecker S, Bhatia RS, You JJ, Lee DS, Alter DA, Wang JT, Wong HJ, Tu JV.

JACC Cardiovasc Imaging. 2013 Apr;6(4):515-22. doi: 10.1016/j.jcmg.2012.10.026.


Neighborhood income and stroke care and outcomes.

Kapral MK, Fang J, Chan C, Alter DA, Bronskill SE, Hill MD, Manuel DG, Tu JV, Anderson GM.

Neurology. 2012 Sep 18;79(12):1200-7. doi: 10.1212/WNL.0b013e31826aac9b. Epub 2012 Aug 15.


Obesity, lifestyle risk-factors, and health service outcomes among healthy middle-aged adults in Canada.

Alter DA, Wijeysundera HC, Franklin B, Austin PC, Chong A, Oh PI, Tu JV, Stukel TA.

BMC Health Serv Res. 2012 Aug 4;12:238. doi: 10.1186/1472-6963-12-238.


The average lifespan of patients discharged from hospital with heart failure.

Alter DA, Ko DT, Tu JV, Stukel TA, Lee DS, Laupacis A, Chong A, Austin PC.

J Gen Intern Med. 2012 Sep;27(9):1171-9. doi: 10.1007/s11606-012-2072-y. Epub 2012 May 2.


Ambulatory surveillance of patients referred for cardiac rehabilitation following cardiac hospitalization: a feasibility study.

Alter DA, Habot J, Grace SL, Fair T, Kiernan D, Clark W, Fell D.

Can J Cardiol. 2012 Jul-Aug;28(4):497-501. doi: 10.1016/j.cjca.2012.01.019. Epub 2012 Apr 4.


Association of hospital spending intensity with mortality and readmission rates in Ontario hospitals.

Stukel TA, Fisher ES, Alter DA, Guttmann A, Ko DT, Fung K, Wodchis WP, Baxter NN, Earle CC, Lee DS.

JAMA. 2012 Mar 14;307(10):1037-45. doi: 10.1001/jama.2012.265.


Posttraumatic growth in coronary artery disease outpatients: relationship to degree of trauma and health service use.

Leung YW, Alter DA, Prior PL, Stewart DE, Irvine J, Grace SL.

J Psychosom Res. 2012 Apr;72(4):293-9. doi: 10.1016/j.jpsychores.2011.12.011. Epub 2012 Jan 28.

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