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1.

Developing a Strategy for the Improvement in Patient Experience in a Canadian Academic Department of Surgery.

Luo L, Forster AJ, Gartke K, Trickett J, Rubens FD.

J Patient Exp. 2019 Mar;6(1):11-20. doi: 10.1177/2374373518774399. Epub 2018 Jun 1.

2.

Native coronary disease progression post coronary artery bypass grafting.

Jabagi H, Chong AY, So D, Glineur D, Rubens FD.

Cardiovasc Revasc Med. 2019 May 24. pii: S1553-8389(19)30316-1. doi: 10.1016/j.carrev.2019.05.017. [Epub ahead of print]

PMID:
31204241
3.

On the Voyage from Anatomic to Physiologic Guidelines for Coronary Intervention.

Dennie C, Rubens FD.

Radiology. 2019 Aug;292(2):352-353. doi: 10.1148/radiol.2019190992. Epub 2019 Jun 11. No abstract available.

PMID:
31184983
4.

The Effect of Preoperative Anemia on Patients Undergoing Cardiac Surgery: A Propensity-Matched Analysis.

Jabagi H, Boodhwani M, Tran DT, Sun L, Wells G, Rubens FD.

Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Summer;31(2):157-163. doi: 10.1053/j.semtcvs.2018.09.015. Epub 2018 Sep 29.

PMID:
30273647
5.

Impact of patient characteristics on the Canadian Patient Experiences Survey-Inpatient Care: survey analysis from an academic tertiary care centre.

Rubens FD, Rothwell DM, Al Zayadi A, Sundaresan S, Ramsay T, Forster A.

BMJ Open. 2018 Aug 30;8(8):e021575. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2018-021575. Erratum in: BMJ Open. 2018 Sep 21;8(9):e021575corr1.

6.

Observed to expected mortality ratio as the new gold standard: All that glitters is not gold.

Al-Atassi T, Rubens FD.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Jul 26. pii: S0022-5223(18)32015-4. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2018.07.038. [Epub ahead of print] No abstract available.

PMID:
30119905
7.

The answer to the great question.

Vo TX, Rubens FD.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Nov;156(5):2043-2044. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2018.07.005. Epub 2018 Jul 20. No abstract available.

PMID:
30107922
8.

"Words are the source of misunderstandings"-Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, Le Petit Prince (1943).

Ngu JMC, Rubens FD.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Jan;157(1):174-175. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2018.07.008. Epub 2018 Jul 20. No abstract available.

PMID:
30100492
9.

Sex differences in outcomes of heart failure in an ambulatory, population-based cohort from 2009 to 2013.

Sun LY, Tu JV, Coutinho T, Turek M, Rubens FD, McDonnell L, Tulloch H, Eddeen AB, Mielniczuk LM.

CMAJ. 2018 Jul 16;190(28):E848-E854. doi: 10.1503/cmaj.180177.

10.

Desperate times call for desperate measuring.

Ngu JMC, Rubens FD.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Oct;156(4):1574. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2018.04.090. Epub 2018 Apr 30. No abstract available.

PMID:
29778337
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12.

Life imitates art far more than art imitates life-Oscar Wilde, "The Decay of Lying".

Rubens FD.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Jul;156(1):64-65. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2018.03.082. Epub 2018 Mar 29. No abstract available.

PMID:
29681400
13.

Six of one is not half a dozen of the other.

Ngu JMC, Rubens FD, Burwash IG.

Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2018 Sep 1;54(3):610. doi: 10.1093/ejcts/ezy144. No abstract available.

PMID:
29659756
14.

Coronary Surgery in Women and the Challenges We Face.

Hessian R, Jabagi H, Ngu JMC, Rubens FD.

Can J Cardiol. 2018 Apr;34(4):413-421. doi: 10.1016/j.cjca.2018.01.087. Epub 2018 Feb 3. Review.

PMID:
29571425
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Beyond submassive acute pulmonary embolism: Seeing clearly beyond the clouds.

Ngu JMC, Rubens FD.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Mar;155(3):1107-1108. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2017.10.115. Epub 2017 Nov 8. No abstract available.

PMID:
29305026
17.

Impact of Gender on Arterial Revascularization Strategies for Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting.

Jabagi H, Tran DT, Hessian R, Glineur D, Rubens FD.

Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Jan;105(1):62-68. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2017.06.054. Epub 2017 Sep 28.

PMID:
28965620
18.

Transition to Residency: The Successful Development and Implementation of a Nonclinical Elective in Perioperative Management.

McDonald H, Gawad N, Raîche I, Rubens FD.

J Surg Educ. 2018 May - Jun;75(3):628-638. doi: 10.1016/j.jsurg.2017.08.022. Epub 2017 Sep 6.

PMID:
28888420
19.

"A light heart lives long": A new avenue of secondary prevention we must explore.

Rubens FD.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Nov;154(5):1587. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2017.07.052. Epub 2017 Aug 14. No abstract available.

20.

Practice meta-environment of the cardiovascular perfusionist.

Belway D, Rubens FD, Tran DTT.

Perfusion. 2018 Jan;33(1):83-84. doi: 10.1177/0267659117727340. Epub 2017 Aug 19.

PMID:
28825367
21.

Avoiding key missteps on the road to publication: a view from 10,000 feet.

Ngu JMC, Rubens FD.

Perfusion. 2017 Jul;32(5):343-344. doi: 10.1177/0267659117709682. No abstract available.

PMID:
28553777
22.

Development of a high fidelity pressurized porcine beating heart simulator for cardiac surgery training.

Ribeiro IB, Ngu JMC, Gill G, Rubens FD.

Perfusion. 2017 Oct;32(7):568-573. doi: 10.1177/0267659117709921. Epub 2017 May 21.

PMID:
28530132
23.

Cardiac surgery training in Canada: Current state and future perspectives.

Noly PE, Rubens FD, Ouzounian M, Quantz M, Shao-Hua W, Pelletier M, Carrier M, Perrault LP, Bouchard D.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Sep;154(3):998-1005. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2017.04.010. Epub 2017 Apr 12. No abstract available.

24.

Should We Ablate Atrial Fibrillation During Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting and Aortic Valve Replacement?

Al-Atassi T, Kimmaliardjuk DM, Dagenais C, Bourke M, Lam BK, Rubens FD.

Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Aug;104(2):515-522. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2016.11.081. Epub 2017 Mar 3.

PMID:
28262298
25.

Trainee Perceptions of the Canadian Cardiac Surgery Workforce: A Survey of Canadian Cardiac Surgery Trainees.

Mewhort HE, Quantz MA, Hassan A, Rubens FD, Pozeg ZI, Perrault LP, Feindel CM, Ouzounian M.

Can J Cardiol. 2017 Apr;33(4):535-539. doi: 10.1016/j.cjca.2016.10.012. Epub 2016 Oct 20.

PMID:
28011107
26.

Effects of a change in entry-to-practice criteria for cardiovascular perfusion in Canada: results of a national survey.

Belway D, Tran DTT, Rubens FD.

Perfusion. 2017 May;32(4):296-300. doi: 10.1177/0267659116680281. Epub 2016 Nov 21.

PMID:
27872271
27.

A leap of faith from association to causation.

Rubens FD.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Feb;153(2):268-269. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2016.10.028. Epub 2016 Oct 24. No abstract available.

28.

Effect of aortic pericardial valve choice on outcomes and left ventricular mass regression in patients with left ventricular hypertrophy.

Rubens FD, Gee YY, Ngu JM, Chen L, Burwash IG.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Nov;152(5):1291-1298.e2. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2016.06.008. Epub 2016 Jun 18.

29.

Traditional peer review and post-publication peer review.

Luo L, Rubens FD.

Perfusion. 2016 Sep;31(6):443-4. doi: 10.1177/0267659116667265. No abstract available.

PMID:
27577187
30.

The potential emerging truth about balanced sacrifices in surgery.

Rubens FD.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Sep;152(3):e73-4. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2016.05.029. Epub 2016 May 30. No abstract available.

31.

A Matched-Paired Comparative Analysis of the Hemodynamics of the Trifecta and Perimount Aortic Bioprostheses.

Rubens FD, Rao RV, Chan V, Burwash IG.

J Heart Valve Dis. 2015 Jul;24(4):487-95.

PMID:
26897822
32.

Clinical and mechanical factors associated with the removal of temporary epicardial pacemaker wires after cardiac surgery.

Elmistekawy E, Gee YY, Une D, Lemay M, Stolarik A, Rubens FD.

J Cardiothorac Surg. 2016 Jan 16;11:8. doi: 10.1186/s13019-016-0414-2.

33.

Assessment of the Impact of Skeletonization on Pleuropulmonary Changes after Bilateral Internal Thoracic Artery Harvest for Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting.

Dennie CJ, Oikonomou A, Thornhill R, Rubens FD.

Scand J Surg. 2016 Sep;105(3):168-73. doi: 10.1177/1457496915620312. Epub 2015 Dec 1.

PMID:
26626940
34.

Assessment of the Association of Bilateral Internal Thoracic Artery Skeletonization and Sternal Wound Infection After Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting.

Rubens FD, Chen L, Bourke M.

Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 May;101(5):1677-82. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2015.10.031. Epub 2015 Nov 14.

PMID:
26588866
35.

Catheter-Based Educational Experiences: A Canadian Survey of Current Residents and Recent Graduates in Cardiac Surgery.

Juanda N, Chan V, Chan R, Rubens FD.

Can J Cardiol. 2016 Mar;32(3):391-4. doi: 10.1016/j.cjca.2015.07.007. Epub 2015 Jul 11.

PMID:
26577894
36.

Off-pump on-pump debate: Caveat emptor.

Rubens FD.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015 Dec;150(6):1668-9. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2015.09.067. No abstract available.

37.

Round and round we go.

Rubens FD.

Perfusion. 2015 Oct;30(7):519. doi: 10.1177/0267659115600989. No abstract available.

PMID:
26416487
38.

Can we discuss bilateral internal thoracic artery grafts without embracing skeletonization?

Rubens FD, Feindel C.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015 Apr;149(4):1218. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2014.11.062. No abstract available.

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Pedicled versus in situ internal thoracic artery: a petition for consistency in communication.

Toeg HD, Rubens FD.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2014 Jan;147(1):4-5. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2013.08.082. Epub 2013 Nov 1. No abstract available.

41.

Preventive strategies for atrial fibrillation after cardiac surgery in Nordic countries.

Maaroos M, Tuomainen R, Price J, Rubens FD, Jideus RL, Halonen J, Hartikainen J, Hakala T.

Scand J Surg. 2013;102(3):178-81. doi: 10.1177/1457496913492671.

PMID:
23963032
42.

eComment. Marginal hearts: a second-round draft picks?

Elmistekawy E, Rubens FD.

Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg. 2013 Feb;16(2):226. doi: 10.1093/icvts/ivs504. No abstract available.

43.

Does anemia impact hospital readmissions after coronary artery bypass surgery?

Shehata N, Forster A, Li L, Rothwell DM, Mazer CD, Naglie G, Fowler R, Tu JV, Rubens FD, Hawken S, Wilson K.

Transfusion. 2013 Aug;53(8):1688-97; quiz 1687. doi: 10.1111/trf.12007. Epub 2012 Dec 11.

PMID:
23228115
44.

Complacency is the enemy of innovation.

Rubens FD.

Perfusion. 2012 Sep;27(5):358. doi: 10.1177/0267659112458753. No abstract available.

PMID:
22923234
45.

Metaanalysis on skeletonization of the internal thoracic artery.

Rubens FD, Boodhwani M.

Ann Thorac Surg. 2012 Aug;94(2):687-8. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2011.09.027. No abstract available.

PMID:
22818323
46.

Use of bilateral internal thoracic artery during coronary artery bypass graft surgery in Canada: The bilateral internal thoracic artery survey.

Mastrobuoni S, Gawad N, Price J, Chan V, Ruel M, Mesana TG, Rubens FD.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2012 Oct;144(4):874-9. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2012.01.022. Epub 2012 Feb 18.

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48.

Bleeding in a Jehovah's Witness patient undergoing a redo aortic valve replacement controlled with cryoprecipitate and a prothrombin complex concentrate.

Robblee JA, Wilkes PR, Dickie SJ, Rubens FD, Bormanis J.

Can J Anaesth. 2012 Mar;59(3):299-303. doi: 10.1007/s12630-011-9647-7. Epub 2011 Dec 10.

PMID:
22161243
49.

Is bilateral internal thoracic artery use safe in the elderly?

Elmistekawy EM, Gawad N, Bourke M, Mesana T, Boodhwani M, Rubens FD.

J Card Surg. 2012 Jan;27(1):1-5. doi: 10.1111/j.1540-8191.2011.01325.x. Epub 2011 Nov 24.

PMID:
22118686
50.

Off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting does not preserve renal function better than on-pump coronary artery bypass grafting: results of a case-matched study.

Elmistekawy E, Chan V, Bourke ME, Dupuis JY, Rubens FD, Mesana TG, Ruel M.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2012 Jan;143(1):85-92. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2011.09.035. Epub 2011 Oct 27.

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