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Paul Poirier
Laval University
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Abstract There is little data regarding the risks and benefits of bariatric surgery in patients with coronary artery disease (CAD). We aimed to assess the short- and long-term cardiovascular outcomes of patients with CAD undergoing bariatric surgery. Patients with a history of CAD were identified from a dedicated database with prospectively collected outcomes, comprising all 6795 patients who underwent bariatric surgery between January 1992 and October 2017. Patients were matched with patients w...
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Summary Background Historical, colonial, and racist policies continue to influence the health of Indigenous people, and they continue to have higher rates of chronic diseases and reduced life expectancy compared with non-Indigenous people. We determined factors accounting for variations in cardiovascular risk factors among First Nations communities in Canada. Methods Men and women (n=1302) aged 18 years or older from eight First Nations communities participated in a population-based study. Quest...
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#1Haïfa Mahjoub (Laval University)H-Index: 9
#2Olivier Le Blanc (Laval University)H-Index: 4
Last.Patrice Brassard (Laval University)H-Index: 20
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High-intensity interval training (HIIT) improves physical performance of endurance athletes, although studies examining its cardiovascular effects are sparse. We evaluated the impact of HIIT on blo...
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#1Sonia S. Anand (McMaster University)H-Index: 76
#2Jack V. Tu (U of T: University of Toronto)H-Index: 80
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#1Charles-Emanuel Côté (Laval University)H-Index: 1
#2Caroline Rhéaume (Laval University)H-Index: 14
Last.Natalie Alméras (Laval University)H-Index: 40
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#1Jacinthe Leclerc (Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières)H-Index: 2
#2Claudia BlaisH-Index: 12
Last.Paul Poirier (Laval University)H-Index: 55
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Background Clopidogrel has been widely used to prevent atherothrombotic events. Since 2011, pharmacists have offered their patients the opportunity to switch to generic clopidogrel, an economic alternative. Whether bioequivalence of generic cardiovascular drugs translates into clinical equivalence at a population level remains unclear and needs to be further documented.
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