Peer-Reviewed Publications  - Louise Pilote MD, MPH, PhD

 

*Where my students are first authors, I am the senior author (last place).

 

1.      Pilote L, Huttner I, Marpole D, Sniderman A.  Stiff left atrial syndrome. Can J Cardiol 1988;4:255-259.

 

2.       Pilote L, Silberberg J, Lisbona, R, Sniderman A.  Prognosis in patients with low left ventricular  ejection fraction after myocardial infarction: importance of exercise capacity. Circulation  1989;80:1636-1641.

 

3.       Begg CB, Pilote L, McGlave PB.  Bone marrow transplantation versus chemotherapy in acute non-lymphocytic leukemia: a meta-analytic review.  Eur J Cancer Clin Oncol 1989;25:1519-1523.

 

4.      Begg CB, Pilote L.  A model for incorporating historical controls into a meta-analysis.  Biometrics  1991;47:899-906.

 

5.       Pilote L, Olwitt G, Okugagzhi G, Larson C.  Community based nutritional survey, Geruke Jimate peasant's association, Illubabor region, Ethiopia. Ethiop J Health Dev  1991;5:1-4.

 

6.             Pilote L, Thomas RJ, Dennis C, Goins P., Houston-Miller N, Kraemer HC, Leong C, Berger III WE, Lew H, Heller RS, Rompf J, Debusk RF.  Return to work after uncomplicated myocardial  infarction: a trial of practice guidelines in the community.  Ann Intern Med 1992; 117:383-389.

 

7.              Eisenberg MJ, Pilote L.  Pharmacologic stress echocardiography. (letter)  Ann Intern Med 1992;117:168-169.

 

8.              Pilote L, Racine N, Hlatky MA.  Treatment of acute myocardial infarction in the United States and Canada:  a comparison of two university hospitals.  Arch Intern Med 1994;154:1090-1096.

 

9.              Zolopa A, Hahn JA, Gorter R, Miranda J, Wlodarcyzk D, Pilote L, Peterson J, Moss A. HIV and tuberculosis infection in San Francisco's homeless adults.  Prevalence and risk factors in a representative sample.  JAMA 1994;272:455-461.

 

10.          Mark DB, Naylor CD, Hlatky MA, Califf RM, Topol EJ, Granger CB, Knight JD, Nelson CL, Lee KL, Clapp-Channing N, Pryor DB, Sutherland W, Pilote L, Armstrong PW.  Use of medical resources and quality of life after acute myocardial infarction in Canada and the United States.  N Engl J Med 1994;331:1130-1135.

 

11.          Pilote L, Racine N, Hlatky MA Response to a  Letter to the Editor about our article: Treatment of  acute myocardial infarction in the United States and Canada: a comparison of two university hospitals.  Arch Intern Med 1995;155:335.

 

12.          Pilote L.  Helicobacter Pylori: cause or effect for peptic ulcer disease?  (letter)  Ann Intern Med  1995;122:394-395.

 

13.          Pilote L, Eisenberg MJ.  Acute renal failure after coronary angiography. (letter)  N Engl J Med 1995;332:1035-1036. 

 

14.          Pilote L , Hlatky MA. Attitudes of women towards hormone therapy and prevention of heart disease.  Am Heart J 1995;129:1237-1248.

 

15.          Pilote L, Granger C, Armstrong PW, Mark DB, Hlatky MA.  Differences in the treatment of acute myocardial infarction in the United States and Canada: a physician's survey.  Med Care 1995;33:598-610.

 

16.          Pilote L, Califf RM, Sapp S, Miller DP, Mark DB, Weaver WD, Gore JM, Armstrong PW, Ohman EM, Topol EJ.  Regional variation across the United States in the management of acute myocardial infarction.  N Engl J Med  1995;333: 565-572.

 

17.          Pilote L, Bourassa MG, Bacon C, Hlatky MA.  Better functional status in American than in Canadian patients after myocardial infarction:  An effect of medical care?  J Am Coll Card 1995;26:1115-1120. 

 

18.          Pilote L, Peterson J, Zolopa A, Hahn JA, Schecter G, Moss A. Tuberculosis prophylaxis in the homeless: a trial to improve adherence to referral.  Arch Intern Med 1996;156:161-165.

 

19.          Pilote L, Miller DP, RM Califf, JS Rao, WD Weaver, EJ Topol.  Determinants of use of coronary angiography and revascularization after thrombolysis for acutemyocardial infarction in the United States.  N Engl J Med 1996; 335:1198-205.

 

20.         Pilote L, Pashkow F, Thomas J D, Snader CE, Harvey SA, Marwick TH, Lauer MS.

Clinical yield and cost of exercise treadmill testing  to screen for coronary artery disease in asymptomatic individuals.  Am J Cardiol 1998; 81:219-224.

 

21.          McClellan MB, Kessler DP for the TECH Investigators.  A global analysis of technological change in health care: Preliminary report from the TECH Research Network.  Health Affairs 1999;18;250-255.

 

22.          Pilote L, Joseph L, Bélisle P, Van Lente F, Robinson K, Tager IB.  Iron stores and coronary artery disease:  A clinical application of a method to incorporate measurement error of the exposure in a logistic regression model.  J Clin Epi 2000;53:809-816.

 

23.     Pilote L, Lavoie F, Ho V, Eisenberg MJ. Changes in the treatment of acute myocardial infarction in Quebec accompanied by improved survival rates: 1988 through 1995.  Can Med Assoc J 2000:163;31-36.

 

24.     Tulsky J, Pilote L, Chesney M, Burke M, Hahn J, Moss A.  Adherence to Isoniazid prophylaxis in the homeless. A randomized controlled trial.  Arch Int Med 2000;160:697-702.

 

25.          *Beck C, Pilote L, for the QOLAMI Investigators.  Discharge prescriptions following admission for acute myocardial infarction at tertiary care and community  hospitals in Quebec.  Can J Cardiol 2001;17:33-40.

 

26.           Pilote L, Miller DP, Califf RM, Topol EJ for the GUSTO-I Investigators.  Recurrent ischemia after thrombolysis for acute myocardial infarction.  Am Heart J 2001;141:559-565.

 

27.          The Technological Change in Health Care (TECH) Research Network.  Differences in technological change around the world: Evidence from heart attack care. Health Affairs 2001;20:25-42.

 

28.          Eisenberg MJ, Schechter D, Lefkovits J, Goudreau E, Deligonul U, Mak KH,  Del Core M, Duerr R, Garzon PM, Huynh T, Smilovitch M, Sedlis S, Brown DL, Brieger D, Pilote L. The ROSETTA Investigators. Use of routine functional testing after percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty: results from the ROSETTA Registry. Am Heart J 2001; 141:837-846.

 

29.          Pilote L. Treating acute myocardial infarction.  (letter)  Can Med Assoc J 2001;164:323-324.

 

30.          *Beck C, Joseph L, Bélisle P, Pilote L.  Predictors of quality of life 6 months and 1 year after acute myocardial infarction.  Am Heart J 2001;142:271-279.

 

31.          Pilote L, Green L, Joseph L, Richard H, Eisenberg MJ.  Antibiotics against chlamydia pneumoniae and prognosis after acute myocardial infarction.  Am Heart J 2002;143:294-300.

 

32.          Pilote L, Tager IB.  Outcomes research in the development and evaluation of practice guidelines. Biomed Central Health Services Research 2002,2:7.

 

33.          *Doucet M, Eisenberg MJ, Pilote L. Effects of hospital volume on long-term outcomes after percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty following acute myocardial infarction.  Am Heart J 2002;144:144-150.

 

34.          Pilote L, Lauzon C, Huynh T, Dion D, Roux R, Racine N, Carignan S, Diodati JG, Charbonneau F, Lévesque C, Pouliot J, Joseph L, Eisenberg MJ. Quality of life after acute myocardial infarction among patients treated at sites with and without on-site availability of angiography.  Arch Intern Med 2002;162:553-559.

 

35.          Rahme E, Pilote L, LeLorier J.  Association between naproxen use and protection against acute myocardial infarction.  Arch Intern Med 2002;162:1111-1115.

 

36.          Nault P, Irshad K, Pilote L, Trahan L.  Le taux d’endartériectomie carotidienne au Québec, a-t-il été influencé par NASCET, ACAS et les consensus nord-américains.  Angéiologie 2002;54:1-6.

 

37.          Pilote L, Beck C, Richard H, Eisenberg MJ.  The effects of cost-sharing on essential drug prescriptions, medical care utilization, and outcome after acute myocardial infarction in elderly patients.  Can Med Assoc J 2002;167:246-252.

 

38.          *Rodrigues E, Simpson E, Richard H, Pilote L. Regional variation in the management of acute myocardial infarction in the province of Quebec.  Can J Cardiol  2002;18:1067-1076.

 

39.          Pilote L.  Antibiotics with activity against Chlamydia pneumoniae do not reduce the risk of myocardial infarction in the general population.  (Commentary).  Evidence-based Cardio Med 2002;6:164-165

 

40.          Grover SA, Ho V, Lavoie F, Coupal L, Zowall H, Pilote L.  The importance of indirect costs in primary cardiovascular disease prevention: can we save lives and money with statins?  Arch Intern Med 2003;163:333-339.

 

41.         Lauzon C, Beck CA, Huynh T, Dion D, Racine N, Carignan S, Diodati JG, Lévesque C, Charbonneau F, Dupuis R, Pilote L Depression and prognosis following admission for acute myocardial infarction at tertiary and primary care practice settings.  Can Med Assoc J 2003;168:547-552.

 

42.         *Essebag V, Hadjis T, Platt RW, Pilote L. Amiodarone and the risk of bradyarrhythmia requiring permanent pacemaker insertion.  J Am Coll Cardiol 2003;41:249-254.

 

43.          *Simpson E, Beck C, Richard H, Eisenberg MJ, Pilote L.  Drug prescriptions following acute myocardial infarction: dosage, compliance and persistence.  Am Heart J 2003;145:438-444.

 

44.          Pilote L.  Ramipril use in Canada: HOPE or HYPE?  (Editorial).  Can Med Assoc J 2003;168:568-569.

 

45.          Tu J, Brien S, Kennedy C, Pilote L, Ghali W, for the Canadian Cardiovascular Outcomes Research Team.  An introduction to the CCORT Canadian Cardiovascular Atlas Project – Mapping cardiovascular disease across Canada.  Can J Cardiol 2003;19:225-229.

 

46.          *Simpson E, Pilote L.  Quality of life after acute myocardial infarction: A systematic review.  Can J Cardiol (accepted)

 

47.         Pilote L, McClellan M, Saynina O, Lavoie F.   Cardiac procedures use and outcomes in elderly patients with acute myocardial infarction in the   United States and Canada, 1988-1994. Med Care (accepted)

 

48.          Pilote L, Joseph L, Bélisle P, Penrod J.  Universal health insurance coverage does not eliminate inequities in access to cardiac procedures after acute myocardial infarction.  Am Heart  J (accepted)

 

49.         *Essebag V, Genest Jr. J, Suissa S, Pilote L. The Nested Case-Control Study in Cardiology.  Am J Med (provisionally accepted)

 

50.          *Beck C, Penrod J, Gyorkos TW, Pilote L.  Does aggressive care following acute myocardial infarction reduce mortality?  Health Serv Res (provisionally accepted)

 

51.          *Rodrigues EJ, Eisenberg MJ, Pilote L Early and late angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibition after acute myocardial infarction: an overview of randomized controlled trials.  Am J Med (provisionally accepted)

 

Manuscripts Submitted

 

1.       *Beck C, Eisenberg MJ, Pilote L.  Invasive versus non-invasive management of acute coronary syndromes: A review of randomized controlled trials and observational studies.  Can Med Assoc J

 

2.       Pilote L, Lavoie, F, Coupal L, Zowall H, Ho V. Cost-effectiveness of lipid-lowering treatment for the primary and secondary prevention of cardiovascular disease: a population-based analysis.  Am J Med

 

3.       *Halabi AR, Eisenberg MJ, Richard H, Beck C, Pilote L.  Impact of on-site availability of cardiac catheterization on non-invasive cardiac procedure use and quality of life after acute myocardial infaction. Arch Intern Med

 

4.       Pilote L, Merrett P, Kessler D, Moreland A, Eisenberg MJ, McClellan M, and the TECH Investigators.  Technological change in health care around the world: Differences in treatment and outcome of acute myocardial infarction by gender and age”. Arch Intern Med

 

5.      *Rodrigues EJ, Rahme E, Eisenberg MJ, Pilote L Angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors following acute myocardial infarction: A class effect?  Ann Intern Med

 

6.       Tu J, Reid RJ, Wang H, Kerluk K, Richard H, Kazanijan A, Pilote L, for the Canadian Cardiovascular Outcomes Research Team.  Variations in access to cardiac procedures and outcomes after acute myocardial infarction in three Canadian provinces.  J Am Coll Cardiol

 

7.       *Hudson M, Rahme E, Baron M, Pilote L.  The effects of non-selective anti-inflammatory drugs on the risk of recurrent acute myocardial infarction in patients on aspirin.  N Engl J Med

 

8.       *Karp I, Abrahamowicz M, Bartlett G, Pilote L.  Updated risk factor values improve the ability of the multivariable risk score to predict coronary heart disease.  Am J Epidemiol

 

 

Book Chapters

 

Pilote L, Lavoie F, Ho V, Eisenberg M.  For A global analysis of technological change in health care: heart attacks, McLellan M. and Kessler D., eds. Chapter 4: Treatment of Acute Myocardial Infarction in Québec between 1987 and 1995.  Ann Arbor, University of Michigan Press, 2002.

 

Pilote L, For Acute Coronary Syndromes, editor Eric J. Topol, Chapter 16: Treatment of Acute Myocardial Infarction: International and Regional Differences.  2nd Edition.  Marcel Dekker, New York-based, Hong Kong, 2001.

 

Pilote L,  For Acute Coronary Syndromes, editor Eric J. Topol, Chapter 16: Treatment of Acute Myocardial Infarction: International and Regional Differences.  Marcel Dekker, New York-based, Hong Kong, 2000.

 

 

Abstracts

 

1.             Racine N,  Pilote L, Huynh T, Stewart S, Hlatky M.  Myocardial infarction management in Canada and the United States: A comparison of two hospitals. J Am Coll Cardiol 1992;19:133A.  Presented to the American College of Cardiology (Dallas).

 

2.             Pilote L, Armstrong P, Granger C, Hlatky MA. Physician treatment of acute myocardial

infarction  differs between the United States and Canada. Circulation 1992;

86:I-39.  Presented to the American Heart Association (Anaheim).

 

3.             Pilote L, Hlatky MA. Secular changes in the treatment of myocardial infarction between 1987 and 1992. J Am Coll Cardiol 1993; 21:105A.  Presented to the American College of Cardiology (Atlanta).

 

4.             Pilote L, Peterson J, Zolopa A, Moss A.  Improved adherence to screening for TB and HIV in a homeless population. Clin Res 1993;41:589A.  Presented to the Society of Internal Medicine (Washington).

 

5.             Peterson J, Pilote L, Zolopa A. Moss A.  Insights from the street: Peer Health Advisors and medical care in the Homeless.  Clin Res 1993;41:585A. Presented to the Society of Internal Medicine (Washington).

 

6.             Mark DB, Naylor CD, Califf RM, Hlatky MA, Granger C, Clapp-Channing N, Knight JD, Sutherland W, Pilote L, Armstrong PW. Less Catheterization and revascularization following myocardial infarction in Canada is associated with more angina: Initial results from the Canadian-U.S. GUSTO substudy.  Circulation 1993;88:I-479.  Presented to the American Heart Association (Anaheim).

 

7.             Pilote L, Hlatky MA. Hormone replacement after menopause: importance of heart disease in women's decision making. J Am Coll Cardiol 1994;51A. Presented to the American College of Cardiology (Atlanta).

 

8.             Pilote L, Peterson J, Zolopa A, Hahn JA, Moss A. Health Access for the homeless: the user's perspective.  J Gen Int Med 1994;9:107 Suppl 2. 

 

9.             Pilote L, Bourassa MG, Bacon C, Hlatky MA.  Better functional status in American than in Canadian patients after myocardial infarction: An effect of medical care? Circulation 1994;90:1115-1124. Presented to the American Heart Association (Dallas).

 

10.         Pilote L, Lauer M, Pashkow F, Marwick, Thomas J. The clinical value and cost of screening exercise treadmill testing in asymptomatic individuals. J Am Coll Cardiol 1995;February:389A.  Presented to the American College of Cardiology (New Orleans).

 

11.         Pilote L, Stebbins A, Mark DB, Califf RM, Topol EJ for the GUSTO investigators.  Regional variations in the use of cardiac procedures after thrombolysis: New England is an outlier in the GUSTO trial.  J Am Coll Cardiol 1995; February:343A. Presented to the American College of Cardiology (New Orleans).

 

12.         Eisenberg MJ, Pilote L, Keeler G, Califf RM, Topol EJ for the CAVEAT investigators.  Inadequate pre-hospital medical therapy in patients undergoing percutaneaous coronary revascularisation: Results from the CAVEAT trial.  J Am Coll Cardiol 1995; February:313A.  Presented to the American College of Cardiology (New Orleans).

 

13.         Pilote L, Sapp S, Miller DP for the GUSTO-I Investigators.  Procedures and outcomes among patients with acute myocardial infarction admitted to hospitals with and without cardiac catheterization laboratories.  Circulation 1995;92:I-120.  Presented to the American Heart Association (Anahein).

 

14.         Eisenberg MJ, Keeler GP, Pilote L. Regional variation of medical therapy in patients undergoing percutaneous coronary revascularization in the United States.  Circulation 1995;92:I-43. Presented to the American Heart Association (Anahein).

 

15.         Pilote L, Miller DP, Califf RM, Sunil R, Topol EJ for the GUSTO-1 Investigators. Classification and regression tree models to delineate the use of coronary angiography and revascularization after thrombolysis for acute myocardial infarction. J Am Coll Cardiol 1996; February: 245A.  Presented to the American College of Cardiology (Orlando).

 

16.     Pilote L, Ohman M,  Miller DP, Topol EJ  for the GUSTO-I Investigators.  Recurrent ischemia after thrombolysis for myocardial infarction is frequent, somewhat predictable, and pre-empted by early coronary angiography. J Am Coll Cardiol 1996; February: 249-A. Presented to the American College of Cardiology (Orlando).

 

17.          Pilote L, Lavoie F, Saynian O, Eisenberg MJ, McClellan M.  Procedures and outcomes for the treatment of the Elderly with acute myocardial infarction in the United States and Canada between 1988 and 1994.  Circulation 1998;98:I-195.  Presented to the American Heart Association (Dallas).

 

18.          Pilote L, Lauzon C, Huynh T, Dion D, Roux R, Racine N, Carignan S, Diodati JG, Charbonneau F, Levesque C, Pouliot J, Joseph L.  Quality of life after acute myocardial infarction in patients treated at sites with and without catheterization laboratories.  Circulation 1999 (Supp 1): 100:I-806.   Presented to the American College of Cardiology (Atlanta).

 

19.          *Azoulay A, Eisenberg MJ, Pilote L.  Cost of treatment of acute myocardial infarction in the United States and Canada.  J Am Coll Cardiol 1999; (Suppl A):33:307A.  Presented to the American College of Cardiology (Atlanta).

 

20.          *Doucet M, Eisenberg MJ, Pilote L. Relationship between institutional volume and long-term outcome after PTCA.  J Am Coll Cardiol 2000;35(Suppl A):12A.  Presented to the American College of Cardiology (Anaheim).

 

21.          Pilote L, Ho V, Lavoie F, Coupal L, Zowall Z, Grover SA. Cost-effectiveness of lipid-lowering treatment for the primary and secondary prevention of cardiovascular disease: a population-based analysis. Can J Cardiol, October 30, 2000.  Presented to the Canadian Cardiovascular Society (Vancouver).

 

22.          Pilote L, Lauzon C, Pilote L,, Huynh T, Dion D, Roux R, Racine N, Carignan S, Diodati JG, Charbonneau F, Lévesque C, Pouliot J, Joseph L, Eisenberg MJ. A prospective cohort study of quality of life after acute myocardial infarction at sites with and without coronary angiography. Can J Cardiol, October 30, 2000. Presented to the Canadian Cardiovascular Society (Vancouver).

 

23.          Pilote L, Joseph L, Bélisle P, Penrod J.  Universal health insurance coverage does not eliminate inequities in access to cardiac procedures after acute myocardial infarction.  Can J Cardiol, October 30, 2000. Presented to the Canadian Cardiovascular Society (Vancouver).

 

24.          *Beck C, Joseph L, Eisenberg MJ, Huynh T, Diodati JG, Racine N, Charbonneau F, Lévesque C, Lauzon C, Carignan S, Dion D, Roux R, Pouliot J, Pilote L.  Predictors of quality of life 6 months and 1 year after acute myocardial infarction. J Am Coll Cardiol 2001;37(Suppl A):491A  Presented to the American College of Cardiology (Orlando).

 

25.          Pilote L, Joseph L, Bélisle P, Penrod J.  Universal health insurance coverage does not eliminate inequities in access to cardiac procedures after acute myocardial infarction.  J Am Coll Cardiol 2001;37(Suppl A):497A. Presented to the American College of Cardiology (Orlando).

 

26.          Pilote L, Lauzon C, Pilote L, Huynh T, Dion D, Roux R, Racine N, Carignan S, Diodati JG, Charbonneau F, Lévesque C, Pouliot J, Joseph L, Eisenberg MJ. A prospective cohort study of quality of life after acute myocardial infarction at sites with and without coronary angiography.  J Am Coll Cardiol 2001;37(Suppl A):491A. Presented to the American College of Cardiology (Orlando).

 

27.          *Beck C, Penrod J, Gyorkos TW, Shapiro SH, Pilote L.  Does aggressive care following acute myocardial infarction reduce mortality?  Analysis with instrumental variables to compare effectiveness in Canadian and United States patient populations.  J Gen Inter Med 2001;16 (Suppl 1): 117.  Presented  to the Society of Internal Medicine (San Diego).

 

28.          Eisenberg MJ, Pilote L, Blankenship J et al:  Aggressive Diagnosis of Restenosis: results from the ADORE Trial.  J Am Coll Cardiol 2001 (Late-Breaking Clinical Trials Session).  Presented to the American College of Cardiology (Orlando).

 

29.          Abrahamowicz M, Li G, Pilote L, Leffondré K, du Berger R, .  Assessing the effects of longitudinal within-subject changes in risk factors on coronary heart disease mortality. Am J Epidemiol 2001;153:S65.  Presented to the Congress of Epidemiology (Toronto).

 

30.          *Beck C, Penrod J, Gyorkos TW, Shapiro S, Pilote L.  An application of instrumental variable methodology in cardiovascular outcomes research to reduce confounding bias. Am J Epidemiol 2001;153:S81.  Presented to the Congress of Epidemiology (Toronto).

 

31.          *Rodrigues EJ, Simpson E, Richard H, Pilote L.  Regional variation in the management of acute myocardial infarction in the province of Quebec.  Can J Cardiol 2001;17;153C.  Presented to the Canadian Cardiovascular Congress 2001, (Halifax).

 

32.          *Halabi AR, Eisenberg MJ, Richard H, Beck, CA, Pilote L.  Impact of on-site availability of cardiac catheterization on cardiac procedure use and quality of life after acute myocardial infarction. Can J Cardiol 2001;17;152C.  Presented to the Canadian Cardiovascular Congress 2001, (Halifax).

 

33.          *Beck C, Penrod J, Gyorkos TW, Shapiro SH, Pilote L.  Does aggressive care following acute myocardial infarction reduce mortality?  Analysis with instrumental variables to compare effectiveness in Canadian and United States patient populations. Clin Invest Med 2001;24:278.  Presented to the Canadian Society of Internal Medicine (Banff)

 

34.          *Beck C, Joseph L, Eisenberg MJ, Huynh T, Diodati JG, Racine N, Charbonneau F, Lévesque C, Lauzon C, Carignan S, Dion D, Roux R, Pouliot J, Pilote L.  Predictors of quality of life 6 months and 1 year after acute myocardial infarction. Clin Invest Med 2001;24:276-277.  Presented to the Canadian Society of Internal Medicine (Banff)

 

35.          *Simpson EA, Beck CA, Richard R, Rodrigues, Pilote L, Eisenberg MJ.  Evidence-based drug prescriptions post-acute myocardial infarction: prescription combinations, compliance and persistence.  Circulation 2001;17 (Suppl II):II838.  Presented to the American Heart Association, (Anaheim).

 

36.          Puri R, Eisenberg MJ, Sedlis S, Azrin M, Gilbert AZ, Smilovitch M, Pilote L.  Routine functional testing following single and multi-lesion percutaneous coronary interventions: Results from the ADORE trial. Circulation 2001;17 (Suppl II): II838.  Presented to the American Heart Association, (Anaheim).

 

37.          Rahme E, Pilote L, LeLorier J.  Association of conventional nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs (NSAIDS) with hospitalizations for myocardial infarction.  Arthritis Rheum 2001;44:S266.

 

38.          *Rodriques E, Rahme E, Eisenberg MJ, Pilote L.  Do ACE inhibitors exert a class effect on mortality after acute myocardial infarction?  International Society of Pharmacoepidemiology.  Pharmacoepidemiology and Drug Safety 2002;11:S0-S0.

 

39.          *Essebag V, Hadjis T, Pilote L.  Amiodarone and the risk of pacemaker insertion.  American College of Cardiology, Chicago, November 17-20, 2002.

 

40.          *Essebag V, Hadjis T, Pilote L.  Amiodarone and the risk of pacemaker insertion. Canadian Cardiovascular Society, Edmonton, October 30, 2002.

 

41.          Pilote L, Simpson E, Beck CA, Lauzon C, Eisenberg MJ, for the Quality of Life After Acute Myocardial Infarction (QOLAMI) Investigators.  Diabetes and quality of life after acute myocardial infarction.  Canadian Cardiovascular Society, Edmonton, October 30, 2002.

 

42.            Cugno S, Eisenberg MJ, Blakenship J, Starling M, Sedlis S, Smilovitch M, Pilote L: Routine functional testing in patients with low left ventricular ejection fraction: Results from the ADORE Trial.  AHA (Asia-Pacific) 2002

 

43.            Cugno S, Eisenberg MJ, Huynh T, Blankenship J, Sedlis S, Starling M, Pilote L: routine functional testing in patients with diabetes mellitus: Results from the ADORE Trial. AHA (Asia-Pacific) 2002

 

44.            *Hudson M, Rahme E, Pilote L, Baron M.  Anti-inflammatory drugs are associated with a decreased risk of recurrent acute myocardial infarction in patients on aspirin.  Arthritis Rheum 2002;46(suppl):S617.

 

45.            *Karp I, Abrahamowicz M, Pilote L.  Comparison of predictive ability of baseline versus updated risk factor values.  4th Scientific Forum on Quality of Care and Outcomes Research In CVD and Stroke, Washington, DC, October 12-14, 2002. Travel Fellowship Award.

 

46.            Marelli AJ, Rhame E, Pilote L.  Congenital heart disease: Prevalence rates in a population of 5,363,695 adults American College of Cardiology 2003 (accepted).

 

47.            Eisenberg MJ, Filion KB, Moreland A, Saynina O, Pilote L, TECH Investigators.International trends in the use of primary percutaneous coronary intervention. American College of Cardiology 2003 (accepted).

 

48.            Eisenberg MJ, Filion KB, Haider S, Pilote L. Institutional variations in surgical treatment costs in the United States and Canada. American College of Cardiology 2003 (accepted).

 

49.            Eisenberg MJ, Teng FF, Chaudhry M, Ortiz J, Pilote L. Improved functional status and quality of life after invasive management of non-ST segment elevation acute myocardial infarction. American College of Cardiology 2003 (accepted).

 

50.            Gioia LC, Filion KB, Haider S, Pilote L, Eisenberg MJ.  Hospital readmissions following abdominal aortic aneurysm repair. American College of Cardiology 2003 (accepted).

 

51.            Okrainec K, Eisenberg MJ, Pilote L. Physician-prescribing patterns among patients undergoing coronary artery bypass graft surgery: results from the ROSETTA-CABG registry. American College of Cardiology 2003 (accepted).

 

52.            Puri R, Eisenberg MJ, Pilote L, Blankenship J, Cugno S, Huynh T. Better functional status among U.S. than non-U.S. patients after percutaneous coronary intervention: an effect of medical care? American College of Cardiology 2003 (accepted).

 

53.            Buresly K, Pilote L, Eisenberg MJ, Zhang X. Bleeding complications from combinations of aspirin, warfarin, and thienopyridine derivatives in elderly patients following myocardial infarction. American College of Cardiology 2003 (accepted).

 

 

 

 

April, 2003