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Updated Cardiovascular Prevention Guideline of the Brazilian Society of Cardiology - 2019.

Authors:
Dalton Bertolim Précoma Gláucia Maria Moraes de Oliveira Antonio Felipe Simão Oscar Pereira Dutra Otávio Rizzi Coelho Maria Cristina de Oliveira Izar Rui Manuel Dos Santos Póvoa Isabela de Carlos Back Giuliano Aristóteles Comte de Alencar Filho Carlos Alberto Machado Carlos Scherr Francisco Antonio Helfenstein Fonseca Raul Dias Dos Santos Filho Tales de Carvalho Álvaro Avezum Roberto Esporcatte Bruno Ramos Nascimento David de Pádua Brasil Gabriel Porto Soares Paolo Blanco Villela Roberto Muniz Ferreira Wolney de Andrade Martins Andrei C Sposito Bruno Halpern José Francisco Kerr Saraiva Luiz Sergio Fernandes Carvalho Marcos Antônio Tambascia Otávio Rizzi Coelho-Filho Adriana Bertolami Harry Correa Filho Hermes Toros Xavier José Rocha Faria-Neto Marcelo Chiara Bertolami Viviane Zorzanelli Rocha Giraldez Andrea Araújo Brandão Audes Diógenes de Magalhães Feitosa Celso Amodeo Dilma do Socorro Moraes de Souza Eduardo Costa Duarte Barbosa Marcus Vinícius Bolívar Malachias Weimar Kunz Sebba Barroso de Souza Fernando Augusto Alves da Costa Ivan Romero Rivera Lucia Campos Pellanda Maria Alayde Mendonça da Silva Aloyzio Cechella Achutti André Ribeiro Langowiski Carla Janice Baister Lantieri Jaqueline Ribeiro Scholz Silvia Maria Cury Ismael José Carlos Aidar Ayoub Luiz César Nazário Scala Mario Fritsch Neves Paulo Cesar Brandão Veiga Jardim Sandra Cristina Pereira Costa Fuchs Thiago de Souza Veiga Jardim Emilio Hideyuki Moriguchi Jamil Cherem Schneider Marcelo Heitor Vieira Assad Sergio Emanuel Kaiser Ana Maria Lottenberg Carlos Daniel Magnoni Marcio Hiroshi Miname Roberta Soares Lara Artur Haddad Herdy Cláudio Gil Soares de Araújo Mauricio Milani Miguel Morita Fernandes da Silva Ricardo Stein Fernando Antonio Lucchese Fernando Nobre Hermilo Borba Griz Lucélia Batista Neves Cunha Magalhães Mario Henrique Elesbão de Borba Mauro Ricardo Nunes Pontes Ricardo Mourilhe-Rocha

Arq Bras Cardiol 2019 Nov 4;113(4):787-891. Epub 2019 Nov 4.

Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro (UERJ), Rio de Janeiro, RJ - Brazil.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5935/abc.20190204DOI Listing
November 2019

Complete Revascularization with Multivessel PCI for Myocardial Infarction.

N Engl J Med 2019 10 1;381(15):1411-1421. Epub 2019 Sep 1.

From the Population Health Research Institute, McMaster University and Hamilton Health Sciences, Hamilton, ON (S.R.M., H.N., B.M., T.S., N.P.-E., J.N., J.W., S.I.B.), the University of British Columbia, Vancouver (D.A.W., J.A.C.), the University of Alberta, Mazankowski Alberta Heart Institute, Edmonton (K.R.B., R.W.), Institut Universitaire de Cardiologie et de Pneumologie de Québec, Quebec City (J.R.-C.), the University of Western Ontario, London Health Sciences Centre, London (S.L.), and the University of Toronto, Toronto Southlake Regional Health Centre, Toronto (W.J.C.) - all in Canada; the Department of Infection, Immunity, and Cardiovascular Disease, University of Sheffield, Sheffield (R.F.S.), the Royal Wolverhampton Hospitals NHS Trust, Wolverhampton (B.W.), the University Clinic of Cardiology, South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Middlesbrough (A.S.), and Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, Hull (R.O.) - all in the United Kingdom; the Zena A. Wiener Cardiovascular Institute, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York (R.M.); Ospedale Maggiore, Bologna (G.D.P.), the Cardiovascular Institute, Azienda Ospedaliero-Universitaria di Ferrara, Cona (G.C.), and Maria Cecilia Hospital, GVM Care and Research, Cotignola (G.C.) - all in Italy; University Hospital La Paz, Madrid (J.L.-S., R.M.); Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston (D.P.F., L.M.); Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC (S.V.R.); Hôpital Bichat, Assistance Publique-Hôpitaux de Paris, Paris (L.F., P.G.S.); Hospital Alemão Oswaldo Cruz, Instituto Dante Pazzanese de Cardiologia, São Paulo (A.A.); the University Clinic of Cardiology, University St. Cyril and Methodius, Skopje, Macedonia (S.K.); and the Clinical Center of Serbia, Belgrade (G.S.).

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1056/NEJMoa1907775DOI Listing
October 2019

Bleeding and New Cancer Diagnosis in Patients With Atherosclerosis.

Circulation 2019 Oct 12;140(18):1451-1459. Epub 2019 Sep 12.

Population Health Research Institute, McMaster University and Hamilton Health Sciences, Ontario, Canada (J.W.E., S.J.C., J.B., O.S., S.S.A., R.G.H., P.M., S.Y.).

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.119.041949DOI Listing
October 2019

Rivaroxaban Plus Aspirin Versus Aspirin in Relation to Vascular Risk in the COMPASS Trial.

J Am Coll Cardiol 2019 Jul;73(25):3271-3280

Department of Medicine, Population Health Research Institute, McMaster University, Hamilton Health Sciences, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jacc.2019.02.079DOI Listing
July 2019

Effects of blood pressure and lipid lowering on cognition: Results from the HOPE-3 study.

Neurology 2019 Mar 27;92(13):e1435-e1446. Epub 2019 Feb 27.

From the Population Health Research Institute (J.B., M. O., B.S., E.M.L., M.S., S.F.L., J.M.P., R.H., S.Y.) and Hamilton Health Sciences (J.B.), School of Rehabilitation Science, McMaster University, Ontario; Institut Universitaire de Cardiologie et Pneumologie de Québec (G.D.), Université Laval, Québec; Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute (L.A.L.), St. Michael's Hospital, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada; Research Board Clinical Research Facility (M.O.), Department of Medicine, NUI Galway, Ireland; Instituto Cardiovascular de Rosario (R.D.), Argentina; Diabetes Research Centre (K.K.), University of Leicester; Department of Cardiovascular Sciences and the National Institute for Health Research (W.D.T.), Leicester Cardiovascular Biomedical Research Unit, Glenfield Hospital, University of Leicester, UK; College of Medicine (A.D.), University of the Philippines, Manila, Philippines; Lady Davis Carmel Medical Center (B.S.L.), Ruth and Bruce Rappaport School of Medicine, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa; Dante Pazzanese Institute of Cardiology (A.A.), São Paulo, Brazil; Department of Medical Sciences (C.H.), Cardiology, Uppsala Clinical Research Center, Uppsala University, Sweden; Semmelweis University (M.K.), Budapest, Hungary; Monash University (C.R.), Melbourne, Victoria; School of Public Health (C.M.R.), Curtin University, Perth, Australia; and Hatter Institute for Cardiovascular Research in Africa (K.S.), Department of Medicine, University of Cape Town, Soweto Cardiovascular Research Group, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1212/WNL.0000000000007174DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6453765PMC
March 2019

Outcomes in anticoagulated patients with atrial fibrillation and with mitral or aortic valve disease.

Heart 2018 08 19;104(15):1292-1299. Epub 2018 Jan 19.

Duke Clinical Research Institute, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, North Carolina, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/heartjnl-2017-312272DOI Listing
August 2018

Associations between tooth loss and prognostic biomarkers and the risk for cardiovascular events in patients with stable coronary heart disease.

Int J Cardiol 2017 Oct 17;245:271-276. Epub 2017 Jul 17.

Department of Medical Sciences, Cardiology, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden; Uppsala Clinical Research Center (UCR), Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijcard.2017.07.036DOI Listing
October 2017

Rivaroxaban with or without Aspirin in Stable Cardiovascular Disease.

N Engl J Med 2017 10 27;377(14):1319-1330. Epub 2017 Aug 27.

From the Population Health Research Institute, McMaster University and Hamilton Health Sciences, Hamilton, ON (J.W.E., S.J.C., J.B., R.G.H., O.S., E.M.L., S.S.A., D.L., S.Y.), and Institut Universitaire de Cardiologie et de Pneumologie de Québec, Quebec, QC (G.R.D.) - both in Canada; Estudios Clínicos Latino América and Instituto Cardiovascular de Rosario, Rosario, Argentina (R.D.); Amphia Ziekenhuis and Werkgroep Cardiologische Centra Nederland (WCN), Utrecht, the Netherlands (M.A.); Cardiocenter, University Hospital Kralovske Vinohrady and Third Faculty of Medicine, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic (P.W.); Osaka International Cancer Institute, Osaka, Japan (M.H.); Instituto Dante Pazzanese de Cardiologia (A.A.), and Hospital do Coração (L.S.P.), São Paulo; University of Washington Medical Center (K.R.H.B.) and University of Washington (J.P.), Seattle; Brigham and Women's Hospital Heart and Vascular Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston (D.L.B.); FuWai Hospital, Beijing (J.Z., Y.L.); National Association of Hospital Cardiologists Research Center (ANMCO), Florence, Italy (A.P.M.); Research Institute, Fundación Oftalmológica de Santander (FOSCAL)-Bucaramanga, Bucaramanga, Colombia (P.L.-J.); National University of Ireland, Galway (M.O.); Thrombosis Research Institute and University College London, London (A.K.K.), Centre for Cardiovascular Science, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh (K.A.A.F.), and University of Glasgow, Glasgow (T.J.G.) - all in the United Kingdom; Collegium Medicum Jagiellonian University, Krakow, Poland (T.J.G); Institute of Cardiology, Kiev, Ukraine (A.N.P.); University of Würzburg and University Hospital, Würzburg (G.E., S.S.), and Bayer, Leverkusen (N.C.B., F.M., E.C.) - all in Germany; Semmelweis University, Budapest, Hungary (M.K.); Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm (L.R.); National Research Center for Preventative Medicine, Moscow (N.P.); University of Philippines, Manila (A.L.D.); Universidad de La Frontera, Temuco, Chile (F.L.); University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa (P.J.C.); University of Aalborg, Copenhagen (C.T.-P.); University of Leuven, Leuven, Belgium (P.B.V.); University of Medicine and Pharmacology, Carol Davila University and Emergency Hospital, Bucharest, Romania (D.V.); Catholic University of Korea, Seoul, South Korea (J.-H.K.); Monash University, Melbourne, VIC, Australia (A.M.T.); Lady Davis Carmel Medical Center, Haifa, Israel (B.S.L.); Facultad de Ciencias de la Salud Eugenio Espejo-Universidad Tecnológica Equinoccial, Quito, Ecuador (C.F.); Universiti Teknologi Mara, Selangor, Malaysia (K.Y.); Université Paris Diderot, Hôpital Bichat, Assistance Publique-Hôpitaux de Paris, Paris (P.G.S.); and Turku University Central Hospital and Turku University, Turku, Finland (K.P.M.).

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1056/NEJMoa1709118DOI Listing
October 2017

Conversion after off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting: the CORONARY trial experience.

Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 2017 03;51(3):539-546

Department of Surgery, Division of Cardiac Surgery McMaster University and Population Health Research Institute, Hamilton, ON, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ejcts/ezw361DOI Listing
March 2017

Five-Year Outcomes after Off-Pump or On-Pump Coronary-Artery Bypass Grafting.

N Engl J Med 2016 12 23;375(24):2359-2368. Epub 2016 Oct 23.

From the Population Health Research Institute, Hamilton Health Sciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON (A.L., P.J.D., R.P.W., Y.O., P.G., S.P., S.Y.), Centre Hospitalier de l'Université de Montréal, Montreal (N.N.), and the University of Calgary, Calgary, AB (R.J.N.) - all in Canada; the Center for Chronic Disease Control, Gurgaon (D.P.), SAL Hospital, Ahmedabad (A.R.J.), G. Kuppuswamy Naidu Memorial Hospital, Coimbatore (C.P.), and All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi (B.A.) - all in India; the University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom (D.P.T.); Fu Wai Cardiovascular Hospital, Xicheng District, Beijing (S.H.), and Wuhan Asia Heart Hospital, Wuhan (L.T.) - both in China; Third Faculty of Medicine Charles University, University Hospital Kralovske Vinohrady, Prague, Czech Republic (Z.S.); Instituto Dante Pazzanese de Cardiologia, São Paulo (L.S.P., A.A.); Ankara University School of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey (A.R.A.); Hospital Regional de Temuco and Universidad de la Frontera, Temuco, Chile (F.L.Z., J.-C.B.); Fundación Médica de Río Negro y Neuquén, Rio Negro, Argentina (P.A.O.); and North Estonia Medical Center, Tallinn, Estonia (T.-A.S.).

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1056/NEJMoa1601564DOI Listing
December 2016

The Need for Brazil to Focus on CVD.

Glob Heart 2016 12;11(4):439-440

Research Division at Dante Pazzanese Institute of Cardiology, São Paulo, Brazil. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.gheart.2016.10.001DOI Listing
December 2016

Temporal trends in all-cause mortality according to smoking status: Insights from the Global Registry of Acute Coronary Events.

Int J Cardiol 2016 Sep 15;218:291-297. Epub 2016 May 15.

St. Michael's Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada; Canadian Heart Research Centre, Toronto, Canada. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijcard.2016.05.064DOI Listing
September 2016

Effect of apixaban on brain infarction and microbleeds: AVERROES-MRI assessment study.

Am Heart J 2016 Aug 17;178:145-50. Epub 2016 Apr 17.

Population Health Research Institute, McMaster University, and Hamilton Health Sciences, Hamilton, ON, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ahj.2016.03.019DOI Listing
August 2016

Association of Urinary Sodium Excretion With Blood Pressure and Cardiovascular Clinical Events in 17,033 Latin Americans.

Am J Hypertens 2016 07 18;29(7):796-805. Epub 2015 Dec 18.

The Population Health Research Institute, Hamilton Health Sciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada; Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada; Department of Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ajh/hpv195DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4901858PMC
July 2016

Blood-Pressure and Cholesterol Lowering in Persons without Cardiovascular Disease.

N Engl J Med 2016 May 2;374(21):2032-43. Epub 2016 Apr 2.

From the Population Health Research Institute, Hamilton Health Sciences (S.Y., E.L., J.B., R.M., J.P., H.J.), Department of Medicine (S.Y., E.L., R.M.), School of Rehabilitation Science (J.B.), Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics (J.P.), McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute and Keenan Research Centre for Biomedical Science, St. Michael's Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto (L.A.L.), and Institut Universitaire de Cardiologie et Pneumologie de Québec, Université Laval, Quebec, QC (G.D.) - all in Canada; St. John's Research Institute (P.P., D.X.), and St. John's Medical College (D.X.), Bangalore, India; Fundacion Oftalmológica de Santander and Instituto Masira, Medical School, Universidad de Santander, Bucaramanga (P.L.-J.), and Universidad del Norte, Barranquilla (J.L.A.) - both in Colombia; Fu Wai Hospital, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and Peking Union Medical College, Beijing (J.Z., L.L.); Dante Pazzanese Institute of Cardiology (A.A.) and HCor-Heart Hospital (L.S.P.), Sao Paulo; Institute of Cardiology, Kiev, Ukraine (A.P.); Hungarian Institute of Cardiology, Semmelweis University, Budapest, Hungary (M.K., K. Keltai); Hatter Institute for Cardiovascular Research in Africa, Department of Medicine, University of Cape Town, Soweto Cardiovascular Research Group, Cape Town, South Africa (K.S.); Institute of Clinical Cardiology in the Russian Cardiology Research Complex, Moscow (I.C.); the Department of Cardiology, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam (R.J.G.P.); the Department of Medical Sciences, Cardiology, Clinical Research Center, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden (C.H.); Universiti Teknologi Majlis Amansh Rakyat, Selayang, and University College Sedaya International University, Kuala Lumpur (K.Y.) - both in Malaysia; Lady Davis Carmel Medical Center, Ruth and Bruce Rappaport School of Medicine, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel (B.S.L.); University Hospital Motol, Prague, Czech Repu

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1056/NEJMoa1600177DOI Listing
May 2016

Cholesterol Lowering in Intermediate-Risk Persons without Cardiovascular Disease.

N Engl J Med 2016 May 2;374(21):2021-31. Epub 2016 Apr 2.

From the Population Health Research Institute, Hamilton Health Sciences (S.Y., J.B., R.M., J.P., H.J., P.G., E.L.), Departments of Medicine (S.Y., R.M., E.L.) and Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics (J.P.), and School of Rehabilitation Science (J.B.), McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Institut Universitaire de Cardiologie et Pneumologie de Québec, Université Laval, Quebec, QC (G.D.), and Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute and Keenan Research Centre for Biomedical Science, St. Michael's Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto (L.A.L.) - all in Canada; Fu Wai Hospital, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and Peking Union Medical College, Beijing (J.Z., L.L.); St. John's Medical College (D.X.) and St. John's Research Institute (D.X., P.P.), Bangalore, India; Fundacion Oftalmológica de Santander and Instituto Masira, Medical School, Universidad de Santander, Bucaramanga (P.L.-J.), and University of Quindio, Armenia (G.S.-V.) - both in Colombia; College of Medicine, University of the Philippines, Manila (A.D.); Dante Pazzanese Institute of Cardiology (A.A.) and HCor-Heart Hospital (L.S.P.), São Paulo; Institute of Cardiology, Kiev, Ukraine (A.P.); Hungarian Institute of Cardiology, Semmelweis University, Budapest (K. Keltai, M.K.); Hatter Institute for Cardiovascular Research in Africa, Department of Medicine, University of Cape Town, Soweto Cardiovascular Research Group, Cape Town, South Africa (K.S.); Department of Cardiology, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam (R.J.G.P); Department of Medical Sciences, Cardiology, Clinical Research Center, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden (C.H.); Institute of Clinical Cardiology in the Russian Cardiology Research Complex, Moscow (I.C.); Universiti Teknologi Majlis Amansh Rakyat, Selayang, and University College Sedaya International University, Kuala Lumpur - both in Malaysia (K.Y.); Lady Davis Carmel Medical Center, Ruth and Bruce Rappaport School of Medicine, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa (B.S.L.); Universi

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1056/NEJMoa1600176DOI Listing
May 2016

Blood-Pressure Lowering in Intermediate-Risk Persons without Cardiovascular Disease.

N Engl J Med 2016 May 2;374(21):2009-20. Epub 2016 Apr 2.

From the Population Health Research Institute, Hamilton Health Sciences (E.M.L., J.B., R.M., J.P., J.W., H.J., S.Y.), the Department of Medicine (E.M.L., R.M., S.Y.), the School of Rehabilitation Science (J.B.), and the Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics (J.P.), McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute and Keenan Research Centre for Biomedical Science, St. Michael's Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto (L.A.L.), and Institut Universitaire de Cardiologie et Pneumologie de Québec, Université Laval, Quebec, QC (G.D.) - all in Canada; Fundacion Oftalmológica de Santander and Instituto Masira, Medical School, Universidad de Santander, Bucaramanga (P.L.-J.), and University of Caldas and Institución Prestadora de Salud Internistas de Caldas, Manizales (D.I.M.S.) - both in Colombia; Fu Wai Hospital, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and Peking Union Medical College, Beijing (J.Z., L.L.); St. John's Research Institute (P.P., D.X.) and St. John's Medical College (D.X.), Bangalore, India; Instituto Cardiovascular de Rosario, Rosario, Argentina (R.D.); Hatter Institute for Cardiovascular Research in Africa, Department of Medicine, University of Cape Town, Soweto Cardiovascular Research Group, Cape Town, South Africa (K.S.); College of Medicine, University of the Philippines, Manila (A.D.); Dante Pazzanese Institute of Cardiology (A.A.) and HCor-Heart Hospital (L.S.P.) - both in São Paulo; Hungarian Institute of Cardiology, Semmelweis University, Budapest, Hungary (K. Keltai, M.K.); Institute of Clinical Cardiology in the Russian Cardiology Research Complex, Moscow (I.C.); the Department of Cardiology, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam (R.J.G.P.); the Department of Medical Sciences, Cardiology, Clinical Research Center, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden (C.H.); Universiti Teknologi Majlis Amansh Rakyat, Selayang, and University College Sedaya International University, Kuala Lumpur (K.Y.) - both in Malaysia; Lady Davis Ca

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1056/NEJMoa1600175DOI Listing
May 2016

Efficacy and safety of apixaban compared with aspirin in the elderly: a subgroup analysis from the AVERROES trial.

Age Ageing 2016 Jan 19;45(1):77-83. Epub 2015 Nov 19.

Population Health Research Institute, Hamilton Health Sciences and McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ageing/afv156DOI Listing
January 2016

Benznidazole for Chronic Chagas' Cardiomyopathy.

N Engl J Med 2016 01;374(2):189-90

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1056/NEJMc1514453DOI Listing
January 2016

Stroke in Latin America: Burden of Disease and Opportunities for Prevention.

Glob Heart 2015 Dec 7;10(4):323-31. Epub 2015 Feb 7.

Division of Cardiology, Internal Medicine Department, São Paulo University, Ribeirão Preto, SP, Brazil.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.gheart.2014.01.006DOI Listing
December 2015

Randomized Trial of Benznidazole for Chronic Chagas' Cardiomyopathy.

N Engl J Med 2015 10 1;373(14):1295-306. Epub 2015 Sep 1.

From the Population Health Research Institute, Hamilton Health Sciences and McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada (C.A.M., L.B., B.M., P.R.-M., J.P., S.J.C., S.Y.); Cardiology Division, Internal Medicine Department, Medical School of Riberao Preto (J.A.M.-N.), Instituto Dante Pazzanese de Cardiologia, São Paulo (A.A., A.M.), Hospital do Coração Anis Rassi, Goiãnia (A. Rassi Jr., A. Rassi), and Fiocruz, Instituto Oswaldo Cruz, Laboratório de Biologia Molecular e Doenças Endêmicas, Rio de Janeiro (C.B.) - all in Brazil; Instituto Nacional de Parasitología Dr. Mario Fatala Chaben-Administración Nacional de Laboratorios e Institutos de Salud, Buenos Aires (S.S.-E., E. Velazquez); Fundación Clínica Abood Shaio (F.R.) and CIMPAT-Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad de los Andes (F.G.), Bogota, and Fundación Cardiovascular de Colombia, Bucaramanga (R.Q.) - all in Colombia; Hospital Eduardo Eguia, Programa Chagas, Tupiza, Bolivia (E. Villena); Hospital Nacional Rosales, San Salvador, El Salvador (R.B.); and Independent Advisor, Neglected Tropical Diseases, Geneva (J.L.).

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1056/NEJMoa1507574DOI Listing
October 2015

Perspectives in Chagas disease treatment.

Glob Heart 2015 Sep;10(3):189-92

Research Division, Dante Pazzanese Institute of Cardiology, São Paulo, Brazil.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.gheart.2015.07.007DOI Listing
September 2015

Apixaban in Comparison With Warfarin in Patients With Atrial Fibrillation and Valvular Heart Disease: Findings From the Apixaban for Reduction in Stroke and Other Thromboembolic Events in Atrial Fibrillation (ARISTOTLE) Trial.

Circulation 2015 Aug 23;132(8):624-32. Epub 2015 Jun 23.

From Research Division, Dante Pazzanese Institute of Cardiology, São Paulo, Brazil (A.A.); Duke Clinical Research Institute, Duke Medicine, Durham, NC (R.D.L., P.J.S., C.B.G., J.H.A.); Universidad de La Frontera, Temuco, Chile (F.L.); Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN (B.J.G.); Bristol-Myers Squibb, Princeton, NJ (M.H.); St. John's Medical College & Research Institute, Bangalore, India (P.P.); Ankara University School of Medicine, Turkey (C.E.); ECLA Estudios Cardiológicos Latinoamérica, Rosario, Argentina (R.D.); INECO Neurociencias Oroño, Rosario, Santa Fe, Argentina (M.C.B.); Cardiovascular Center Aalst, OLV Hospital, Aalst, Belgium (J.B.); G. d'Annunzio University, Chieti, Italy and Fondazione Toscana G. Monasterio, Pisa, Italy (R.D.C.); Tokai University School of Medicine, Isehara, Japan (S.G.); National Institute of Cardiology, Warsaw, Poland (W.R.); and Fu Wai Hospital, Beijing, China (J.Z.).

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.114.014807DOI Listing
August 2015

Randomized trial of primary PCI with or without routine manual thrombectomy.

N Engl J Med 2015 Apr 16;372(15):1389-98. Epub 2015 Mar 16.

From the Population Health Research Institute and Department of Medicine, McMaster University and Hamilton Health Sciences, Hamilton, ON (S.S.J., S.Y., B.M., J.P., M.J.R., L.T., M.K.N., O.S., P.G.), University of British Columbia, Vancouver (J.A.C.), London Health Sciences Centre, Department of Medicine, London, ON (S.L.), Southlake Regional Health Centre, Newmarket, ON (W.J.C.), Peter Munk Cardiac Centre, University Health Network (C.B.O., V.D.), and St. Michael's Hospital (A.N.C.), Toronto, Mazankowski Alberta Heart Institute, Department of Medicine, Edmonton (R.C.W.), and Quebec Heart-Lung Institute, Laval University, Quebec, QC (O.F.B.) - all in Canada; University Clinic of Cardiology, Sts. Cyril and Methodius University, Skopje, Macedonia (S.K.); Clinical Center of Serbia and Department of Cardiology, Medical Faculty, University of Belgrade, Belgrade, Serbia (G.S.); University Hospital La Paz, Madrid (R.M.); University Hospitals of Leicester, Department of Cardiovascular Sciences, Leicester (A.G.), and University Hospitals South Manchester, Manchester Academic Health Science Centre, Manchester (S.C.) - both in the United Kingdom; Heart Center, Tampere University Hospital, Tampere, Finland (K.N.); Université Paris-Diderot, Sorbonne Paris-Cité, INSERM Unité 1148, Hôpital Bichat, Assistance Publique-Hôpitaux de Paris, Paris (P.G.S.); University Hospital and Faculty of Medicine Pilsen, Pilsen (I.B.), and the Third Faculty of Medicine, Charles University Prague, University Hospital Kralovske Vinohrady, Prague (P.W.) - both in the Czech Republic; the Tenth People's Hospital, Tongji University, Shanghai, China (Y.X.); Department of Cardiology and Angiology, Contilla Heart and Vascular Center, Elisabeth-Krankenhaus, Essen, Germany (C.K.N.); Dante Pazzanese Institute of Cardiology, São Paulo (A.A.); Royal North Shore Hospital, Sydney (R.B.); Northeast Clinical Trials Group, Scranton, PA (S.P.); Duke Clinical Research Institute, Durham, NC (S.V.R.); and Department

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1056/NEJMoa1415098DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4995102PMC
April 2015

Risk of ischaemic stroke according to pattern of atrial fibrillation: analysis of 6563 aspirin-treated patients in ACTIVE-A and AVERROES.

Eur Heart J 2015 Feb 3;36(5):281-7a. Epub 2014 Sep 3.

Population Health Research Institute, McMaster University and Hamilton Health Sciences, 237 Barton St. E., Hamilton, ON, Canada L8L 2X2.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/eurheartj/ehu307DOI Listing
February 2015

Cardiovascular risk and events in 17 low-, middle-, and high-income countries.

N Engl J Med 2014 08;371(9):818-27

From the Population Health Research Institute, McMaster University and Hamilton Health Sciences, Hamilton, ON (S.Y., S.R., K.T., S.I., S.A., M. McQueen), Department of Biomedical Physiology and Kinesiology, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC (S.L.), the Department of Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON (A.W.), and Laval University Heart and Lungs Institute, Quebec City, QC (G.D.) - all in Canada; the National Center for Cardiovascular Diseases, Cardiovascular Institute and Fuwai Hospital, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences, Beijing (W.L., L.L., J.B.), Jiangsu Province Institute of Geriatrics, Jiangsu Province, Nanjing City (Q.L.), Shandong Province Academy of Medical Science, Shandong Province, Jinan City (F. Lu), Xi'an Electronic Technology University Hospital, Shanxi Province, Xi'an City (T.L.), Shenyang City 242 Hospital, Liaoning Province, Shenyang City, Huanggu District (L.Y.), Bayannaoer Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Inner Mongolia, Bayannaoer City, Linhe District, Jiefangxi (S.Z.) - all in China; the Division of Epidemiology and Population Health, St. John's Research Institute, Bangalore (P.M., S.S.), Madras Diabetes Research Foundation, Chennai (V.M.), Fortis Escorts Hospitals, JLN Marg, Jaipur (R.G.), Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research School of Public Health, Chandigarh (R. Kumar), and Health Action by People, Trivandrum, Kerala (K.V.) - all in India; Estudios Clinicos Latinoamerica ECLA, Rosario, Santa Fe, Argentina (R.D.); Dante Pazzanese Institute of Cardiology, São Paulo (A.A.); Fundacion Oftalmologica de Santander (FOSCAL), Medical School, Universidad de Santander, Floridablanca-Santander, Colombia (P.L.-J.); Universidad de La Frontera, Temuco, Chile (F. Lanas); Faculty of Medicine, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Sungai Buloh, Selangor, and UCSI University Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Lumpur (K.Y.), and the Department of Community Health, University Kebangsaan Malaysia Medical Centre, Kuala Lumpur (N.I.) - all in Malay

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August 2014

Validation and comparison of three formulae to estimate sodium and potassium excretion from a single morning fasting urine compared to 24-h measures in 11 countries.

J Hypertens 2014 May;32(5):1005-14; discussion 1015

aPopulation Health Research Institute, Hamilton Health Sciences bDepartment of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics cDepartment of Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada dHRB-Clinical Research Facility, NUI Galway, Galway, Ireland eQuebec Heart Institute, Hospital Laval, Ste-Foy, Québec fDepartment of Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario gFaculty of Health Sciences, Simon Fraser University and Division of Cardiology, Providence Healthcare, Vancouver, British Columbia hDepartment of Laboratory Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton iScience Integration Division, Public Health Agency of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada jNational Centre for Cardiovascular Diseases, Cardiovascular Institute and FuWai Hospital, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences, Beijing, China kMarmara University Faculty of Health Sciences, Department of Health Management lYeditepe University Medical Faculty, Department of Family Medicine, Istanbul, Turkey mSt John's Medical College and Research Institute, Bangalore, India nHatta Hospital, Dubai Health Authority, Dubai, United Arab Emirates oFundacion Oftalmologica de Santander-FOSCAL, Floridablanca-Santander, Colombia pDante Pazzanese Institute of Cardiology, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil qFaculty of Medicine, Universiti Teknologi MARA Sungai Buloh, Selangor, Malaysia rSahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden sFaculty of Health Sciences, North-West University, Potchefstroom Campus, Potchefstroom, South Africa tEstudios Clínicos Latinoamérica, Rosario, Argentina.

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May 2014

Variations in cause and management of atrial fibrillation in a prospective registry of 15,400 emergency department patients in 46 countries: the RE-LY Atrial Fibrillation Registry.

Circulation 2014 Apr 24;129(15):1568-76. Epub 2014 Jan 24.

Uppsala Clinical Research Center and Department of Medical Sciences, Cardiology, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden (J.O., L.W.); Population Health Research Institute, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada (J.S.H., C.A.M., A.G., J.N., S.J.C., S.Y.); Jefferson Medical College, Wynnewood, PA, and Cardiovascular Research Foundation, New York, NY (M.E.); Department of Medicine, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa (P.C.); Instituto Dante Pazzanesse de Cardiologia, Sao Paulo, Brazil (A.A.); St. John's Medical College, Bangalore, India (P.P., A.S.); Cardiovascular Institute and Fuwai Hospital, Beijing, China (J.Z., L.L.); University Hospital Motol, Prague, Czech Republic (P.J.); Eduardo Mondlane University, Maputo, Mozambique (A.D.); Boehringer-Ingelheim, Ridgefield, CT (P.A.R.); Semmelweis University, Budapest, Hungary (K.K.); Thoraxcenter, University of Groningen, University Medical Center Groningen, the Netherlands (I.C.V.G.); Dubai Hospital, Dubai Health Authority, Dubai, United Arab Emirates (A.F.Y.); and Department of Cardiology, Fujita Health University School of Medicine, Toyoake, Japan (E.W.).

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April 2014