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The Hon. Wilbert Joseph Keon, O.C., O.Ont., F.R.C.S.

Date of Birth (yyyy-mm-dd):  1935-05-17

Place of Birth:  Sheenboro, Quebec, Canada

Profession | Occupation:  cardiologist, cardiac surgeon, physician, administrator, teacher

Federal Political Experience

Years of Service: 7,173 days (19 years, 7 months, 20 days)

Senate

Senatorial Division Political Affiliation at Nomination Term Appointed on the advice of
Ottawa
Appointed under s. 26 of the BNA Act.
Progressive Conservative Party 1990-09-27 - 2010-05-17 Martin Brian Mulroney

Parliamentary Group

Party Term
Conservative Party of Canada 2004-02-02 - 2010-05-17
Progressive Conservative Party 1990-09-27 - 2004-02-01
Committees - Senate

Committee membership is shown below by session. All members who served on a committee at any time during a session are listed.

Committee Role Term
Standing Committee on Rules, Procedures and the Rights of Parliament Chair 39th Parliament, 2nd Session
(2007-11-01 - 2008-09-07)
Subcommittee on Population Health of the Standing Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology Chair 39th Parliament, 2nd Session
(2007-11-15 - 2008-09-07)
Subcommittee on Population Health of the Standing Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology Chair 40th Parliament, 2nd Session
(2009-02-25 - 2009-12-30)
Standing Committee on Rules, Procedures and the Rights of Parliament Chair 39th Parliament, 1st Session
(2006-09-12 - 2007-09-14)
Subcommittee on Population Health of the Standing Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology Chair 39th Parliament, 1st Session
(2007-02-21 - 2007-09-14)
Standing Committee on Internal Economy, Budgets and Administration Vice-Chair 37th Parliament, 3rd Session
(2004-05-23 - 2004-10-03)
Standing Committee on Official Languages Vice-Chair 37th Parliament, 2nd Session
(2002-09-30 - 2003-11-12)
Standing Committee on Official Languages Vice-Chair 37th Parliament, 3rd Session
(2004-02-02 - 2004-04-21)
Standing Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology Vice-Chair 39th Parliament, 2nd Session
(2007-11-01 - 2008-09-07)
Special Senate Committee on Aging Vice-Chair 39th Parliament, 2nd Session
(2007-11-14 - 2008-09-07)
Standing Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology Vice-Chair 40th Parliament, 2nd Session
(2009-02-10 - 2009-12-30)
Special Senate Committee on Aging Vice-Chair 40th Parliament, 2nd Session
(2009-02-10 - 2009-04-30)
Standing Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology Vice-Chair 38th Parliament, 1st Session
(2004-10-04 - 2005-11-29)
Standing Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology Vice-Chair 39th Parliament, 1st Session
(2006-04-03 - 2007-09-14)
Standing Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology Vice-Chair 38th Parliament, 1st Session
(2005-02-24 - 2005-11-29)
Standing Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology Vice-Chair 38th Parliament, 1st Session
(2004-10-06 - 2005-02-24)
Standing Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology Vice-Chair 39th Parliament, 1st Session
(2006-04-06 - 2007-09-14)
Special Senate Committee on Aging Vice-Chair 39th Parliament, 1st Session
(2006-04-03 - 2007-09-14)
Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs Member 37th Parliament, 3rd Session
(2004-02-02 - 2004-05-23)
Standing Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology Member 37th Parliament, 3rd Session
(2004-02-02 - 2004-05-23)
Subcommittee to update "Of Life and Death" of the Standing Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology Member 36th Parliament, 2nd Session
(1999-10-12 - 2000-10-22)
Standing Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology Member 37th Parliament, 2nd Session
(2002-09-30 - 2003-11-12)
Standing Committee on Official Languages Member 39th Parliament, 2nd Session
(2008-02-25 - 2008-03-06)
Subcommittee on Cities of the Standing Senate Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology Member 39th Parliament, 2nd Session
(2007-11-15 - 2008-09-07)
Standing Committee on Legal and Constitutional Affairs Member 34th Parliament, 3rd Session
(1991-05-13 - 1993-09-08)
Standing Committee on Rules, Procedures and the Rights of Parliament Member 40th Parliament, 2nd Session
(2009-02-10 - 2009-12-30)
Subcommittee on Cities of the Standing Senate Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology Member 40th Parliament, 2nd Session
(2009-06-04 - 2009-10-01)
Standing Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology Member 40th Parliament, 3rd Session
(2010-03-04 - 2010-05-25)
Standing Committee on Rules, Procedures and the Rights of Parliament Member 40th Parliament, 3rd Session
(2010-03-04 - 2010-05-31)
Standing Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology Member 37th Parliament, 1st Session
(2001-01-29 - 2002-09-16)
Standing Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology Member 35th Parliament, 1st Session
(1994-01-17 - 1996-02-02)
Standing Committee on Rules, Procedures and the Rights of Parliament Member 39th Parliament, 1st Session
(2006-04-03 - 2007-09-14)
Standing Committee on Official Languages Member 38th Parliament, 1st Session
(2004-10-13 - 2004-10-14)
Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Trade Member 37th Parliament, 3rd Session
(2004-05-12 - 2004-05-13)
Standing Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology Member 37th Parliament, 3rd Session
(2004-05-06 - 2004-05-23)
Standing Committee on Official Languages Member 39th Parliament, 1st Session
(2007-03-27 - 2007-09-14)
Standing Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology Member 36th Parliament, 2nd Session
(1999-11-24 - 2000-06-20)
Standing Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology Member 36th Parliament, 2nd Session
(2000-06-21 - 2000-10-22)
Standing Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology Member 35th Parliament, 2nd Session
(1996-02-27 - 1997-04-27)
Standing Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology Member 35th Parliament, 1st Session
(1994-01-17 - 1996-02-02)
Standing Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology Member 36th Parliament, 1st Session
(1998-03-18 - 1998-03-19)
Standing Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology Member 36th Parliament, 2nd Session
(1999-10-12 - 2000-10-22)
Standing Committee on Internal Economy, Budgets and Administration Member 38th Parliament, 1st Session
(2004-10-04 - 2005-11-29)
Standing Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology Member 35th Parliament, 2nd Session
(1996-02-27 - 1997-04-27)
Special Committee on Euthanasia and Assisted Suicide Member 35th Parliament, 1st Session
(1994-01-17 - 1996-02-02)
Standing Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology Member 36th Parliament, 1st Session
(1997-09-22 - 1999-09-18)
Standing Committee on Energy, the Environment and Natural Resources Member 37th Parliament, 1st Session
(2001-01-29 - 2002-09-16)
Standing Committee on Internal Economy, Budgets and Administration Member 39th Parliament, 1st Session
(2006-04-03 - 2007-09-14)

Selected Publications

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Development of a ventricular assist device for out-of-hospital use. Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation. 18:166-71 Feb. 1999

The relationship between pericardial pressure and right atrial pressure: an intraoperative study. Circulation. 73:428-32 Mar. 1986

The role of magnesium in myocardial preservation. Magnesium Research. 8:85-97 Mar. 1995

Direct revascularization of the septal artery. Canadian Journal of Surgery. 23:111-3 Mar. 1980

Evolution of an electrohydraulic ventricular assist device through in vivo testing. The EVAD Team. ASAIO Journal. 42:M350-4 Sept./Oct. 1996

Omental pedicle grafting in the treatment of poststernotomy mediastinitis. Canadian Journal of Surgery. 32:328-30 Sept. 1989

Emergency surgery, coronary artery disease. Canadian Medical Association Journal. 112:378, 396 1975

Valve failure caused by cusp tears in low-profile Ionescu-Shiley bovine pericardial bioprosthetic valves. Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 93:583-6 Apr. 1987

Expectations of myocardial revascularization. Canadian Medical Association Journal. 118:408-412 Feb. 18, 1978

Cuba's system of maternal health and early childhood development: lessons for Canada. Canadian Medical Association Journal. 180 (3):314-6 Feb. 3, 2009

Left ventricular outflow obstruction at multiple levels: occurrence in a single patient. Catheterization and Cardiovascular Diagnosis. 6 (4):431-7 1980

Temperature affects human cardiac sarcoplasmic reticulum energy-mediated calcium transport. Journal of Molecular and Cellular Cardiology. 25:1161-70 Oct. 1993

Rupture of an intra-aortic balloon. A case report. Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 79:301-2 Feb. 1980

Arterial response to excimer and argon laser irradiation in the atherosclerotic swine. Lasers in Medical Science. 4:85-92 1989

Intrapleural positioning of esophagus for treatment of swallowing-induced arrhythmia. Chest. 79:367-8 Mar. 1981

Mechanical circulatory support for adolescent patients: the Ottawa Heart Institute experience. Canadian Journal of Cardiology. 19 (4):409-12 Mar. 31, 2003

The investigation of closed left heart bypass. Thesis -- McGill University; 1964

Bypass grafting for stenosis of the left main coronary artery. Canadian Journal of Surgery. 22:123-5 Mar. 1979

Ochronosis: an unusual finding at aortic valve replacement. Canadian Journal of Cardiology. 15:1013-15 Sept. 1999

Fibrous skeleton endocarditis: repair using Konno procedure. Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 57:225-8 Jan. 1994

A relationship between ultrasonic intensity and changes in myocardial mechanics. Canadian Journal of Physiology and Pharmacology. 58:67-73 Jan. 1980

Triple-vessel coronary artery disease: Effect of revascularization on late survival. Canadian Journal of Surgery. 19:96-102,164 Mar. 1976

Shock: a practical guide to management. Modern Medicine of Canada. 23:49-53 1968

Indications for and results of reoperation. In: Roskamm, H. and M. Schmuziger (eds.). Coronary heart surgery: a rehabilitation measure. New York: Springer-Verlag; p. 355-66. 1979

Improved early survival with the total artificial heart. Artificial Organs. 28 (2):161-5 Feb. 2004

Experience with the Harken prosthesis for aortic valve replacement. Canadian Journal of Surgery. 17:59-62 Jan. 1974

Endarterectomy as a supplement to coronary artery bypass surgery. Internal medicine for the Specialist. 5:170-83 1984

Death at cardiac catheterization: coronary artery embolization of calcium debris from Ionescu-Shiley bioprosthesis. Catheterization and Cardiovascular Diagnosis. 21:92-4 Oct. 1990

Surgery for coronary artery disease and congestive heart failure. Canadian Journal of Surgery. 18:237-9, 241 May 1975

First septal artery: direct or indirect grafting. Circulation. 62 (2 Pt 2):I116-8 Aug. 1980

Cardiotoxic effects of the plasticizer metabolite, mono (2-ethylhexyl)phthalate (MEHP), on human myocardium. Blood. 72:1438-9 Oct. 1988

A comparison of intracellular solutions for donor heart preservation. Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 105:667-73 Apr. 1993

The University of Ottawa Heart Institute Cardiac Transplant Program: the first 100 transplants. A pathologic study of the explanted hearts. Modern Pathology. 5:158-64 Mar. 1992

The cryopreserved allograft valve. Transplantation and Implantation. 4:62 Nov. 1987

Surgical treatment of spontaneous left main coronary artery dissection. Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 46:483 Oct. 1988

Reoperation for coronary artery disease. In: Wu, Yingkai and Richard M. Peters. International practice in cardiothoracic surgery. Dordrecht, The Netherlands; Boston: Nijhoff ; Distributors for the U.S. and Canada, Kluwer Academic; p. 1106-19. 1986

A transcutaneous energy and information transfer system for implanted medical devices. ASAIO Journal. 41:M253-8 July/Sept. 1995

Cardiac operations in the elderly: who is at risk?. Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 66:1670-3 Nov. 1998

Use of the Jarvik total artificial heart as a bridge to transplantation. Advances in Cardiology. 36:270-7 1988

Surgery for acute myoacardial infarction. Transplantation and Implantation Today. 3:35-8 May 1986

Changes in regional blood flow distribution induced by infusions of dopexamine hydrochloride or dobutamine in anesthetized dogs. American Journal of Cardiology. 62:30C-36C Aug. 11, 1988

Direct effects of autotransfused blood on myocardial muscle mechanics in man. Canadian Journal of Surgery. 30:93-5 Mar. 1987

Technical pitfalls of reoperation. Advances in Cardiology. 36:127-37 1988

Preservation of cell organelles during storage of human atrial tissue in the University of Wisconsin solution. Journal of Cardiovascular Surgery. 36:533-40 Dec. 1995

Indication for and results of reoperation. Canadian Journal of Surgery. 23:173 1980

Operation for acute myocardial infarction and cardiogenic shock. In: Moran, John M. and Lawrence L. Michaelis (eds.). Surgery for the complications of myocardial infarction. New York: Grune & Stratton; p. 259-72. c1980

Coronary bypass graft fate: long-term angiographic study. Journal of the American College of Cardiology. 17:1075-80 Apr. 1991

Coronary vascular actions of stroma-free hemoglobin preparations. Artificial Organs. 12:40-50 Feb. 1988

Extrinsic obstruction of the Medtronic-Hall disk valve in the mitral position. Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 45:210-2 Feb. 1988

Under-utilization of mechanical circulatory support in Canada: why and what can be done?. Artificial Organs. 28 (3):278-86 Mar. 2004

Coronary endarterectomy: an adjunct to coronary artery bypass grafting. Surgical Clinics of North America. 68:669-78 June 1988

The effects and temporal limits of acute reduction in coronary supply. Journal of Molecular and Cell Cardiology. 9 (Suppl 1):11 1977

HeartSaver VAD: a totally implantable ventricular assist device. Results of in vivo studies. Journal of Extra-Corporeal Technology. 32:184-9 Dec. 2000

Coronary bypass graft fate. Angiographic study of 1,179 vein grafts early, one year, and five years after operation. Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 91:773-8 May 1986

The effects of temperature and buffer concentration on the metabolism of human atrial appendages measured by 31P and 1H NMR. Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology. 248:611-19 1989

Pulmonary embolectomy. Archives of Surgery. 95:576-84 Oct. 1967

Surgical reperfusion of acute myocardial infarction. Canadian Journal of Cardiology. 1:8-15 Jan. 1985

Temporary diastolic non-compliance with preserved systolic function after heart transplantation. Transplantation Proceedings. 18:3444-7 Aug. 1987

Coronary subclavian steal: a recurrent case with notes on detecting the threat potential. Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 60:1810-2 Dec. 1995

Acute cardiac failure: the relation between coronary flow and cardiac function. Canadian Journal of Surgery. 19:531-7 Nov. 1976

Retrograde dislodgement of a Harken mitral valve disc occluder. Canadian Journal of Cardiology. 10:377-9 Apr. 1994

Totally implantable intrathoracic ventricular assist device. Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 61:444-7 Jan. 1996

Early and follow-up angiography in minimally invasive coronary bypass without mechanical stabilization. Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 69:56-60 Jan. 2000

Preservation of high-energy phosphates in human myocardium. A phosphorus 31-nuclear magnetic resonance study of the effect of temperature on atrial appendages. Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 98:402-12 Sept. 1989

Retrograde dissection of the left main coronary artery after endarterectomy: a rare complication. Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 95:140-2 Jan. 1988

New therapeutic approaches to acute myocardial infardial infarction (MI) and its size: the surgical approach. Advances in Cardiology. 82:394-7 1977

Experience with emergency aortocoronary bypass grafts in the presence of acute myocardial infarction. Circulation. 48 (1 Suppl):III151-5 July 1973

Late incidence and predictors of persistent or recurrent heart failure in patients with aortic prosthetic valves. Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 127 (1):149-59 Jan. 2004

Bridge to transplantation with the CardioWest total artificial heart: the international experience 1993 to 1995. Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation. 15:94-9 Jan. 1996

Cardiac transplantation: the ideal myocardial temperature for graft transport. Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 46:337-41 Sept. 1988

The human atrial trabecula: effects of calcium and temperature. Journal of Molecular and Cellular Cardiology. 23:357-64 Mar. 1991

Nine year experience with the clinical use of total artificial hearts as cardiac support devices. ASAIO Transactions. 34:703-7 July/Sept. 1988

Clinical experience with the intra-aortic balloon in assisting the circulation. Canadian Journal of Surgery. 17:94-6 Mar. 1974

Emergency aorto-coronary venous bypass graft in cardiogenic shock. Canadian Medical Association Journal. 105:1293-6 Dec. 18, 1971

Determinants of hospital survival following reoperative single valve replacement. Canadian Journal of Cardiology. 15:1207-10 Nov. 1999

Experience with emergency aortocoronary bypass grafts. Canadian Journal of Surgery. 16:268-74 July 1973

Development of the Total Artificial Heart. JAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association. 262 (13):1980 Apr. 7, 1989

Neuroendocrine response to cardiac transplantation. Canadian Journal of Cardiology. 9:609-17 Sept. 1993

Manual coronary endarterectomy and revascularization: improving techniques and results. Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 32:427-8 Nov. 1981

Patient selection for left ventricular assist devices. Artificial Organs. 28 (2):152-7 Feb. 2004

Endarterectomy in combination with coronary artery bypass grafting. Current Opinion in Cardiology. 1:904-6 1986

Perioperative myocardial infarction complicating coronary bypass. Clinical and angiographic correlations and prognosis. Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 82:758-64 Nov. 1981

Results and expectations of heart transplantation in 1987. Modern Medicine of Canada. 42:900-5 Dec. 1987

Three years' experience with bypass cannulae for chronic hemodialysis. Canadian Medical Association Journal. 96:524-7 Mar. 4, 1967

Aortic valve replacement within a composite graft. Cardiovascular Surgery. 1:81-2 Feb. 1993

Lasers in coronary artery disease. Transplantation and Implantation. 4:44-7 Sept. 1987

Comparative results with the St. Jude Medical and Medtronic Hall mechanical valves. Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 110:663-71 Sept. 1995

Measurement of thromboembolism: application to patients with a Jarvik total artificial heart. Materials Research Society Symposium. 110:85-90 1989

[Surgical treatment of myocardial infarction with shock]. Archives des maladies du coeur et des vaisseaux. 66:487-93 avril 1973

The Ottawa telehealth project. Telemedicine Journal. 4:259-66 Fall 1998

The effects of ultrasound on the mechanical properties of rat cardiac muscle. Ultrasonics. 16:179-82 July 1978

Hoarseness secondary to left atrial myxoma. Chest. 95:1139-40 1989

Isolated CABG in the elderly: operative results and risk factors over the past three decades. American Journal of Geriatric Cardiology. 5 (4):26-37 July 1996

Bronchopleural complications of nasogastric feeding tubes. Critical Care Medecine. 14:892-4 Oct. 1986

Effectiveness of intra-aortic balloon counterpulsation in the experimental low output state. American Heart Journal. 80:89-95 July 1970

Critical anatomic dimensions for intrathoracic circulatory assist devices. Artificial Organs. 16:281-5 June 1992

Long-term follow-up of coronary endarterectomy. Advances in Cardiology. 36:19-26 1988

Multi-purpose mechanical circulatory device. International Journal of Artificial Organs. 20:217-21 Apr. 1997

Venous distensibility in patients with varicosities: in vitro studies. Journal of Applied Physiology. 22:505-8 1967

Aorta-coronary bypass in patients with coronary artery disease who do not have angina: a brief follow-up fifteen years after the last case reported. Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 110:1155-7 Oct. 1995

Coronary-pulmonary steal syndrome. Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 62:264-5 July 1996

Human atrial trabeculae: an experimental preparation for studying myocardial response to perioperative manipulations. Canadian Journal of Surgery. 27:372-4, 377 July 1984

Heart transplantation at the Ottawa heart institute: comparison with Canadian and international results. Artificial Organs. 28 (2):166-70 Feb. 2004

Circulatory support devices for bridge to recovery. Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 66:975-6 Sept. 1998

Rates of cardiac catheterization, coronary angioplasty and open-heart surgery in adults in Canada. Canadian Medical Association Journal. 146:921-5 Mar. 15, 1992

Patterns of failure in Ionescu-Shiley bovine pericardial bioprosthetic valves. Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 93:925-33 June 1987

Aortocoronary bypass surgery in asymptomatic patients with coronary artery disease. In: Silent myocardial ischemia / edited by W. Rutishauser and H. Roskamm. Berlin; New York: Springer-Verlag; p. 180. 1984

The surgical management of coronary artery single vessel disease. Saudi Heart Bulletin. 1:49-52 1989

Atheroembolic perioperative infarction during repeat coronary bypass surgery: angiographic documentation in a survivor. Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 43:218-9 Feb. 1987

Installation of a commercial excimer laser in the operating room. Journal of Laser Applications. 1: Oct. 1989

Serum CK-MB activity during and after aortocoronary bypass surgery. Clinical Biochemistry. 14:300-4 Dec. 1981

Transposition of the great arteries and transposition of the lesser veins. Progress in Cardiovascular Disease. 2:133-55 1968

Massive pulmonary embolism: modern surgical management. Canadian Journal of Surgery. 12:15-21 Jan. 1969

Five years' experience with aortocoronary bypass grafting. Canadian Medical Association Journal. 114:312-15 Feb. 21, 1976

Ventricular assist devices as a bridge to cardiac transplantation: the Ottawa experience. Artificial Organs. 28 (2):136-41 Feb. 2004

An assessment of crystalloid solutions for donor heart preservation. Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 101:833-8 May 1991

The total artificial heart--a bridge to transplantation. Journal of Extra-Corporeal Technology. 22 (2):79-84 1990

Survival after spontaneous primary left main coronary artery dissection. Acute surgical intervention with the Jarvik 7-70 artificial heart. Journal of Cardiovascular Surgery. 30:786-9 Sept./Oct. 1989

Atropine inhibition of the cardiodepressive effect of mono(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate on human myocardium. Toxicology and Applied Pharmacology. 106:48-52 Oct. 1990

Using a fuzzy expert system in budgeting the cost of hospital care for coronary bypass surgery procedures. Ottawa: University of Ottawa, Faculty of Administration; 33 p. 1993

Long-term clinical results with the Ionescu-Shiley pericardial xenograft. Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 101:81-9 Jan. 1991

Acute surgical intervention with the Jarvik 7-70 artificial heart following spontaneous left main coronary artery dissection. American Heart Journal. 113:1538 1987

The surgical anastomoses after orthotopic heart transplantation: clinical complications and morphologic observations. Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation. 13:455-65 May/June 1994

Left anterior descending endarterectomy and internal thoracic artery bypass for diffuse coronary disease. Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 65:659-62 Mar. 1998

Perioperative exposure to plasticizers in patients undergoing cardiopulmonary bypass. Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 97:900-5 June 1989

Changes in the microparticle morphology and prevalence during implantation of Jarvik total artificial hearts. Journal of Heart Transplantation. 7:91 Jan./Feb. 1988

The use of cardio-green for intraoperative visualization of the coronary circulation: evaluation of myocardial toxicity. Texas Heart Institute Journal. 14:133-8 June 1987

Assessment of reused catheters. ASAIO Journal. 41:M611-6 July/Sept. 1995

The relationship of plasma hemoglobin to extracardiac suction blood during cardiopulmonary bypass. Journal of the Canadian Society of Extra-Corporeal Circulation Technicians. 1:19-20 1972

Surgery for acute myocardial infarction and cardiogenic shock. Cardiovascular Reviews and Reports. 2:1120-42 1981

Massive pulmonary embolism. A new look at surgical management. Archives of Surgery. 107:740-6 Nov. 1973

Thoracic aneurysm. A simplified method of resection. Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 56:408-12 Sept. 1968

More on the biotelemetry system. Design Engineering. 48 (4):32 May 2002

Urgent surgical reperfusion in acute evolving myocardial infarction. A randomized controlled study. Circulation. 78 (3 Pt 2):I171-8 Sept. 1988

Pros and cons of urgent exploratory sternotomy after open cardiac surgery. Canadian Journal of Surgery. 29:186-9 May 1986

Causes of death in aortocoronary bypass surgery: experience with 1,000 patients. Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 23:357-60 Apr. 1977

Cardiac valve replacement. Annals of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons. II:287-91 1978

Sequential coronary bypass grafts. Long-term follow-up. Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 91:767-72 May 1986

Experience with reoperation following coronary bypass grafting. 20 (2):142-6 Mar. 1977

Progress with the HeartSaver Ventricular Assist Device. Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 68:785-9 Aug. 1999

Validation of a human atrial trabecular preparation for evaluation of inotropic substances. Journal of Pharmacological Methods. 26:257-68 Dec. 1991

Frequency analysis of Ionescu-Shiley prosthetic closing sounds in patients with normally functioning prostheses. Medical & Biological Engineering & Computing.. 24:637-42 Nov. 1986

Postoperative symptomatic internal thoracic artery stenosis and successful treatment with PTCA. Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 59:323-6; discussion 327 Feb. 1995

Cardiac transplantation after mechanical circulatory support: a Canadian perspective. Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 61:1734-9 June 1996

Comparative clinical outcomes with St. Jude Medical, Medtronic Hall and CarboMedics mechanical heart valves. Journal of Heart Valve Disease. 10:403-9 May 2001

Coronary endarterectomy: the long-term local effects. American Journal of Cardiovascular Pathology. 2 (1):31-8 1988

Submammary skin incision as a cosmetic approach to median sternotomy. Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 41:339-41 Mar. 1986

A remotely controlled and powered artificial heart pump. Artificial Organs. 20:1314-19 Dec. 1996

Psychological preparation of the cardiac surgery patient. In: Psychosocial aspects of cardiovascular disease: the life-threatened patient, the family, and the staff / edited by James Reiffel ... [et al.], with the editorial assistance of Lillian G. Kutscher. New York: Columbia University Press; p. 137. 1980

University of Ottawa Heart Institute transplant program. Journal of Heart Transplantation. 5:57-8 Jan./Feb. 1986

Magnesium enhances function of postischaemic human myocardial tissue. Cardiovascular Research. 27:1009-14 June 1993

A ten-year study of the Ionescu-Shiley low-profile bioprosthetic heart valve. European Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery. 8 (10):541-8 1994

Torrodial red blood cells found circulating in patients with a Jarvik total artificial heart. Journal of Heart Transplantation. 7:91 Jan./Feb. 1988

Myocardial responses to acute global ischemia and reperfusion. American Heart Journal. 104:1247-54 Dec. 1982

Effects of hydrogen peroxide on isolated myocardium. Canadian Journal of Surgery. 24:227-31 May 1981

Jarvik artificial heart for spontaneous left main coronary dissection. American Heart Journal. 113:1538 June 1987

Ionescu-Shiley valve failure. I: Experience with 125 standard-profile explants. Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 54:111-6 July 1992

Coronary endarterectomy: an adjunct to coronary artery bypass grafting. Surgery. 86:859-67 Dec. 1979

The effect of mono(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate on an isolated perfused rat heart-lung preparation. Environmental Health Perspectives. 89:189-93 Nov. 1990

Wireless monitoring and control for implantable rotary blood pumps. Artificial Organs. 21:661-4 July 1997

Commissural fusion in an Ionescu-Shiley bioprosthesis: an unusual cause of valvular stenosis. Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 101:368-9 Feb. 1991

Effectiveness of intra-aortic balloon counterpulsation on systolic unloading. Canadian Journal of Surgery. 23:122-6 Mar. 1980

Mechanics of ventricular diastole. Cardiovascular Research. 4:423-8 Oct. 1970

Mitral valve replacement with Hancock porcine bioprostheses: up to 7-year follow-up. Canadian Journal of Surgery. 28(2):119-21, 123 Mar. 1985

Application of fibrin glue for reduction of perioperative hemorrhage. Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 46:254 Aug. 1988

Are temperatures attained by donor hearts during transport too cold?. Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 98:517-22 Oct. 1989

Fatal gastrointestinal hemorrhage caused by cytomegalovirus duodenitis and ulceration after heart transplantation. Journal of Heart Transplantation. 6:303-6 Sept./Oct. 1987

Summary of the world experience with clinical use of total artificial hearts as heart support devices. Journal of Heart Transplantation. 5:229-35 May/June 1986

Ionescu-Shiley valve failure. II: Experience with 25 low-profile explants. Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 54:117-22; discussion 122-3 July 1992

Hypoxemia after intraluminal oxygen line obstruction during cardiopulmonary bypass. Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 48:575-6 Oct. 1989

In vivo evaluation of the biocompatibility of the totally implantable ventricular assist device (HeartSaver VAD). ASAIO Journal. 49 (4):459-62 July/Aug. 2004

Long-term experience with the Ionescu-Shiley pericardial valve. Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 60 (2 Suppl):S288-91 Aug. 1995

Determinants of hospital survival after cardiac transplantation. Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 59:604-8 Mar. 1995

Is tranexamic acid safe in patients undergoing coronary endarterectomy?. Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 71:1508-11 May 2001

The myocardial contractile responses to protamine sulfate and heparin. Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 44:263-8 Sept. 1987

The effects of activated complement on myocardial performance in vitro. Journal of Cardiovascular Surgery. 30:351-8 May/June 1989

Patterns of failure in Hancock pericardial bioprostheses. Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 102:187-94 Aug. 1991

Cost of coronary artery bypass surgery: a pilot study. Canadian Journal of Surgery. 28 (3):283-6 May 1985

Acute cardiac failure: the relation between coronary flow and oxygen consumption. Canadian Journal of Surgery. 21:114-18 Mar. 1978

Cardiac hypothermia: 31P and 1H NMR spectroscopic studies of the effect of buffer on preservation of human heart atrial appendages. Canadian Journal of Physiology and Pharmacology. 69:1726-32 Nov. 1991

Fate of the graft and native vessel following endarterectomy of the left anterior descending coronary artery. Canadian Journal of Surgery. 22:142-4 Mar. 1979

Advances in the diagnosis and treatment of coronary artery disease / edited by Edward M. Farrell, Wilbert Joseph Keon, Donald S. Beanlands. Boston: Blackwell Scientific Publications; vii, 360 p. 1990

International experience with the CardioWest total artificial heart as a bridge to heart transplantation. European Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery. 11 Suppl:S5-10 Apr. 1997

Indexes of hemolysis in human recipients of the Jarvik-7 total artificial heart: a cooperative report of fifteen patients. Journal of Heart Transplantation. 5:236-48 May/June 1986

[Counterpulsation using an intra-aortic balloon following cardiac surgery]. Union médicale du Canada. 103:1759-62 Oct. 1974

Minimally invasive coronary artery bypass: a series with early qualitative angiographic follow-up. Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 64:710-4 Sept. 1997

Analysis of deaths after heart transplantation: the University of Ottawa Heart Institute experience. Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation. 12:790-801 Sept./Oct. 1993

Postinfarction resection of left ventricular aneurysm. Canadian Journal of Surgery. 27:106-7 Mar. 1984

Are older patients with mechanical heart valves at increased risk?. Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 68:2169-72 Dec. 1999

Ongoing role of pulmonary embolectomy. Canadian Journal of Cardiology. 4:347-51 Oct. 1988

Coronary artery compression at orthotopic cardiac transplantation. Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 102:459-60 Sept. 1991

Current status of cardiac valve replacement. Transplantation Today. 2:30 Sept. 1985

Mechanical bridge to cardiac transplant: where do we stand in 1990?. Canadian Journal of Surgery. 34:578-80 Dec. 1991

One defining moment in an altered future. Artificial Organs. 28:134-5 Feb. 2004

Repeat coronary bypass operations and the influence of pre-operative graft status on early outcome. Clinical and Investigative Medicine. 12:C42 Oct. 1989

Current management of coronary artery disease. Canadian Pharmaceutical Journal. 114:43 1981

Should obese patients not undergo coronary artery surgery?. Canadian Journal of Surgery. 28:331-4 July 1985

Early release after cardiac surgery. Coronary Artery Disease. 8:235-41 Mar./Apr. 1997

Ionescu-Shiley pericardial xenografts: follow-up of up to 6 years. Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 39:105-11 Feb. 1985

Surgery for cardiac tumours: the University of Ottawa Heart Institute experience (1980-91). Canadian Journal of Cardiology. 9:65-72 Jan./Feb. 1993

Mechanical circulatory support as a bridge to transplantation: past, present and future. Canadian Journal of Cardiology. 12:1017-30 Oct. 1996

Late morphologic findings after coronary endarterectomy. American Journal of Cardiology. 66:386 Aug. 1, 1990

Health information technologies: a catalyst for change. Hospital Quarterly. 2:77 Winter 1998/1999

Regional myocardial blood flow during pericardial tamponade. Canadian Journal of Physiology and Pharmacology. 62:539-43 May 1984

Pleural-pulmonary complications following open heart surgery. Canadian Journal of Surgery. 31:273 1989

Role of the porcine bioprosthesis in cardiac valve replacement. Canadian Journal of Surgery. 26:98 Mar. 1983

Device reliability. ASAIO Journal. 40:97-9 Jan./Mar. 1994

Emergency surgery for the management of acute coronary insufficiency. In: International Symposium on Critical Care Medicine, 1977. Acute care: based on the proceedings of the Sixth International Symposium on Critical Care Medicine / edited by B. M. Tavares and R. Frey. New York: Springer-Verlag; p. 279. 1979

Surgical positioning of the Jarvik-7 artificial heart. Journal of Heart Transplantation. 5:184-95 May/June 1986

Transcutaneous energy transfer with voltage regulation for rotary blood pumps. Artificial Organs. 20:621-4 June 1996

Circulatory support for cardiogenic shock due to acute myocardial infarction: a Canadian experience. Canadian Journal of Cardiology. 15:1090-4 Oct. 1999

Results of the first 100 patients who received Symbion Total Artificial Hearts as a bridge to cardiac transplantation. Circulation. 80 (5 Pt 2):III192-201 Nov. 1989

Are mechanical valves safe to use in older patients?. Journal of Heart Valve Disease. 11 Suppl 1:S32-6 Jan. 2002

Coronary endarterectomy: an adjunct to coronary artery bypass grafting. Surgical Clinics of North America. 68 (7):669-78 June 1988

Hemoptysis: two unusual causes. Canadian Journal of Cardiology. 6:27-30 Jan./Feb. 1990

The total artificial heart as a bridge to transplant: technology at work. Transplantation and Implantation Today. 3:40-4 Sept. 1986

Early release following cardiac surgery. Current Opinion in Cardiology. 11:599-602 Nov. 1996

An NMR probe to study function and metabolism simultaneously in isolated human cardiac tissue. Magnetic Resonance in Medicine. 20:312-18 Aug. 1991

Surgical myocardial revascularization in young patients. Current Opinion in Cardiology. 2:1008-10 1987

Aorta-coronary bypass in patients with coronary artery disease who do not have angina. Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 87:717-24 May 1984

Shared care for open heart surgery: 21 years' experience. Canadian Journal of Cardiology. 12:59-64 Jan. 1996

Coronary artery surgery: who benefits?. Canadian Medical Association Journal. 131:551-2 Sept. 15, 1984

Heart transplantation in perspective. Journal of Cardiac Surgery. 14:147-51 Mar./Apr. 1999

Paradoxical embolism-in-transit: diagnosis and surgical treatment. Canadian Journal of Cardiology. 9:437-40 June 1993

Arterial response to in vivo excimer laser irradiation. Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 98:456-7 Sept. 1989

Why competition is essential in the delivery of publicly funded health care services. Montreal: Institute for Research in Public Policy; 32 p. [2004]

Myocardial infarction following coronary artery bypass: factors influencing its occurrence. Canadian Journal of Surgery. 20:135-9 Mar. 1977

The HeartSaver left ventricular assist device: an update. Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 71(3 Suppl): S166-70; discussion S183-4 Mar. 2001

Successful surgical endarterectomy of a stented coronary artery. Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 68:2346-9 Dec. 1999

A study of the sequential morphologic changes after manual coronary endarterectomy. Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 102:890-4 Dec. 1991

Human myocardial responses to antibiotics: gentamicin, tobramycin and cephalothin. Canadian Journal of Cardiology. 4:219-22 June/Aug. 1988

Emergency coronary surgery, evolving indications. Journal of Cardiovascular Surgery. 17:140-6 Mar./Apr. 1976

Ventrical assist devices for the failing heart. Transplantation and Implantation. 4:62 Nov. 1987

Urgent surgical therapy for unstable angina. In: Adelman, Allan G. and Bernard S. Goldman (eds.). Unstable angina: recognition and management. Littleton, Mass.: PSG Publishing; p. 227-38. 1981

Do symptoms reflect a change in left ventricular function after aortocoronary bypass grafting in patients with depressed left ventricular function?. Canadian Journal of Surgery. 30:269-71 July 1987

Coronary artery disease and coronary bypass grafting in young men: experience with 138 subjects 39 years of age and younger. Journal of the American College of Cardiology. 9:977-88 May 1987

Coronary bypass graft fate and patient outcome: angiographic follow-up of 5,065 grafts related to survival and reoperation in 1,388 patients during 25 years. Journal of the American College of Cardiology. 28:616-26 Sept. 1996

Effect of brief ultrasound exposure on post-tetanic potentiation in cardiac muscle. Pflugers Archiv: European Journal of Physiology. 400:208-10 Feb. 1984

Endoglin is overexpressed after arterial injury and is required for transforming growth factor-beta-induced inhibition of smooth muscle cell migration. Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology. 20:2546-52 Dec. 2000

Pulsed excimer laser angioplasty of human cadaveric arteries. Journal of Vascular Surgery. 3:284-7 Feb. 1986

Perioperative myocardial infarction caused by atheroembolism. Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 84:849-55 Dec. 1982

Intimal flaps in manual coronary endarterectomy. Canadian Journal of Surgery. 31:79 Mar. 1988

Federal Political Experience

Years of Service: 7,173 days (19 years, 7 months, 20 days)

Senate

Senatorial Division Political Affiliation at Nomination Term Appointed on the advice of
Ottawa
Appointed under s. 26 of the BNA Act.
Progressive Conservative Party 1990-09-27 - 2010-05-17 Martin Brian Mulroney

Parliamentary Group

Party Term
Conservative Party of Canada 2004-02-02 - 2010-05-17
Progressive Conservative Party 1990-09-27 - 2004-02-01
Committees - Senate

Committee membership is shown below by session. All members who served on a committee at any time during a session are listed.

Committee Role Term
Standing Committee on Rules, Procedures and the Rights of Parliament Chair 39th Parliament, 2nd Session
(2007-11-01 - 2008-09-07)
Subcommittee on Population Health of the Standing Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology Chair 39th Parliament, 2nd Session
(2007-11-15 - 2008-09-07)
Subcommittee on Population Health of the Standing Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology Chair 40th Parliament, 2nd Session
(2009-02-25 - 2009-12-30)
Standing Committee on Rules, Procedures and the Rights of Parliament Chair 39th Parliament, 1st Session
(2006-09-12 - 2007-09-14)
Subcommittee on Population Health of the Standing Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology Chair 39th Parliament, 1st Session
(2007-02-21 - 2007-09-14)
Standing Committee on Internal Economy, Budgets and Administration Vice-Chair 37th Parliament, 3rd Session
(2004-05-23 - 2004-10-03)
Standing Committee on Official Languages Vice-Chair 37th Parliament, 2nd Session
(2002-09-30 - 2003-11-12)
Standing Committee on Official Languages Vice-Chair 37th Parliament, 3rd Session
(2004-02-02 - 2004-04-21)
Standing Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology Vice-Chair 39th Parliament, 2nd Session
(2007-11-01 - 2008-09-07)
Special Senate Committee on Aging Vice-Chair 39th Parliament, 2nd Session
(2007-11-14 - 2008-09-07)
Standing Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology Vice-Chair 40th Parliament, 2nd Session
(2009-02-10 - 2009-12-30)
Special Senate Committee on Aging Vice-Chair 40th Parliament, 2nd Session
(2009-02-10 - 2009-04-30)
Standing Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology Vice-Chair 38th Parliament, 1st Session
(2004-10-04 - 2005-11-29)
Standing Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology Vice-Chair 39th Parliament, 1st Session
(2006-04-03 - 2007-09-14)
Standing Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology Vice-Chair 38th Parliament, 1st Session
(2005-02-24 - 2005-11-29)
Standing Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology Vice-Chair 38th Parliament, 1st Session
(2004-10-06 - 2005-02-24)
Standing Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology Vice-Chair 39th Parliament, 1st Session
(2006-04-06 - 2007-09-14)
Special Senate Committee on Aging Vice-Chair 39th Parliament, 1st Session
(2006-04-03 - 2007-09-14)
Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs Member 37th Parliament, 3rd Session
(2004-02-02 - 2004-05-23)
Standing Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology Member 37th Parliament, 3rd Session
(2004-02-02 - 2004-05-23)
Subcommittee to update "Of Life and Death" of the Standing Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology Member 36th Parliament, 2nd Session
(1999-10-12 - 2000-10-22)
Standing Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology Member 37th Parliament, 2nd Session
(2002-09-30 - 2003-11-12)
Standing Committee on Official Languages Member 39th Parliament, 2nd Session
(2008-02-25 - 2008-03-06)
Subcommittee on Cities of the Standing Senate Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology Member 39th Parliament, 2nd Session
(2007-11-15 - 2008-09-07)
Standing Committee on Legal and Constitutional Affairs Member 34th Parliament, 3rd Session
(1991-05-13 - 1993-09-08)
Standing Committee on Rules, Procedures and the Rights of Parliament Member 40th Parliament, 2nd Session
(2009-02-10 - 2009-12-30)
Subcommittee on Cities of the Standing Senate Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology Member 40th Parliament, 2nd Session
(2009-06-04 - 2009-10-01)
Standing Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology Member 40th Parliament, 3rd Session
(2010-03-04 - 2010-05-25)
Standing Committee on Rules, Procedures and the Rights of Parliament Member 40th Parliament, 3rd Session
(2010-03-04 - 2010-05-31)
Standing Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology Member 37th Parliament, 1st Session
(2001-01-29 - 2002-09-16)
Standing Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology Member 35th Parliament, 1st Session
(1994-01-17 - 1996-02-02)
Standing Committee on Rules, Procedures and the Rights of Parliament Member 39th Parliament, 1st Session
(2006-04-03 - 2007-09-14)
Standing Committee on Official Languages Member 38th Parliament, 1st Session
(2004-10-13 - 2004-10-14)
Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Trade Member 37th Parliament, 3rd Session
(2004-05-12 - 2004-05-13)
Standing Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology Member 37th Parliament, 3rd Session
(2004-05-06 - 2004-05-23)
Standing Committee on Official Languages Member 39th Parliament, 1st Session
(2007-03-27 - 2007-09-14)
Standing Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology Member 36th Parliament, 2nd Session
(1999-11-24 - 2000-06-20)
Standing Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology Member 36th Parliament, 2nd Session
(2000-06-21 - 2000-10-22)
Standing Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology Member 35th Parliament, 2nd Session
(1996-02-27 - 1997-04-27)
Standing Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology Member 35th Parliament, 1st Session
(1994-01-17 - 1996-02-02)
Standing Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology Member 36th Parliament, 1st Session
(1998-03-18 - 1998-03-19)
Standing Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology Member 36th Parliament, 2nd Session
(1999-10-12 - 2000-10-22)
Standing Committee on Internal Economy, Budgets and Administration Member 38th Parliament, 1st Session
(2004-10-04 - 2005-11-29)
Standing Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology Member 35th Parliament, 2nd Session
(1996-02-27 - 1997-04-27)
Special Committee on Euthanasia and Assisted Suicide Member 35th Parliament, 1st Session
(1994-01-17 - 1996-02-02)
Standing Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology Member 36th Parliament, 1st Session
(1997-09-22 - 1999-09-18)
Standing Committee on Energy, the Environment and Natural Resources Member 37th Parliament, 1st Session
(2001-01-29 - 2002-09-16)
Standing Committee on Internal Economy, Budgets and Administration Member 39th Parliament, 1st Session
(2006-04-03 - 2007-09-14)

Selected Publications

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Development of a ventricular assist device for out-of-hospital use. Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation. 18:166-71 Feb. 1999

The relationship between pericardial pressure and right atrial pressure: an intraoperative study. Circulation. 73:428-32 Mar. 1986

The role of magnesium in myocardial preservation. Magnesium Research. 8:85-97 Mar. 1995

Direct revascularization of the septal artery. Canadian Journal of Surgery. 23:111-3 Mar. 1980

Evolution of an electrohydraulic ventricular assist device through in vivo testing. The EVAD Team. ASAIO Journal. 42:M350-4 Sept./Oct. 1996

Omental pedicle grafting in the treatment of poststernotomy mediastinitis. Canadian Journal of Surgery. 32:328-30 Sept. 1989

Emergency surgery, coronary artery disease. Canadian Medical Association Journal. 112:378, 396 1975

Valve failure caused by cusp tears in low-profile Ionescu-Shiley bovine pericardial bioprosthetic valves. Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 93:583-6 Apr. 1987

Expectations of myocardial revascularization. Canadian Medical Association Journal. 118:408-412 Feb. 18, 1978

Cuba's system of maternal health and early childhood development: lessons for Canada. Canadian Medical Association Journal. 180 (3):314-6 Feb. 3, 2009

Left ventricular outflow obstruction at multiple levels: occurrence in a single patient. Catheterization and Cardiovascular Diagnosis. 6 (4):431-7 1980

Temperature affects human cardiac sarcoplasmic reticulum energy-mediated calcium transport. Journal of Molecular and Cellular Cardiology. 25:1161-70 Oct. 1993

Rupture of an intra-aortic balloon. A case report. Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 79:301-2 Feb. 1980

Arterial response to excimer and argon laser irradiation in the atherosclerotic swine. Lasers in Medical Science. 4:85-92 1989

Intrapleural positioning of esophagus for treatment of swallowing-induced arrhythmia. Chest. 79:367-8 Mar. 1981

Mechanical circulatory support for adolescent patients: the Ottawa Heart Institute experience. Canadian Journal of Cardiology. 19 (4):409-12 Mar. 31, 2003

The investigation of closed left heart bypass. Thesis -- McGill University; 1964

Bypass grafting for stenosis of the left main coronary artery. Canadian Journal of Surgery. 22:123-5 Mar. 1979

Ochronosis: an unusual finding at aortic valve replacement. Canadian Journal of Cardiology. 15:1013-15 Sept. 1999

Fibrous skeleton endocarditis: repair using Konno procedure. Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 57:225-8 Jan. 1994

A relationship between ultrasonic intensity and changes in myocardial mechanics. Canadian Journal of Physiology and Pharmacology. 58:67-73 Jan. 1980

Triple-vessel coronary artery disease: Effect of revascularization on late survival. Canadian Journal of Surgery. 19:96-102,164 Mar. 1976

Shock: a practical guide to management. Modern Medicine of Canada. 23:49-53 1968

Indications for and results of reoperation. In: Roskamm, H. and M. Schmuziger (eds.). Coronary heart surgery: a rehabilitation measure. New York: Springer-Verlag; p. 355-66. 1979

Improved early survival with the total artificial heart. Artificial Organs. 28 (2):161-5 Feb. 2004

Experience with the Harken prosthesis for aortic valve replacement. Canadian Journal of Surgery. 17:59-62 Jan. 1974

Endarterectomy as a supplement to coronary artery bypass surgery. Internal medicine for the Specialist. 5:170-83 1984

Death at cardiac catheterization: coronary artery embolization of calcium debris from Ionescu-Shiley bioprosthesis. Catheterization and Cardiovascular Diagnosis. 21:92-4 Oct. 1990

Surgery for coronary artery disease and congestive heart failure. Canadian Journal of Surgery. 18:237-9, 241 May 1975

First septal artery: direct or indirect grafting. Circulation. 62 (2 Pt 2):I116-8 Aug. 1980

Cardiotoxic effects of the plasticizer metabolite, mono (2-ethylhexyl)phthalate (MEHP), on human myocardium. Blood. 72:1438-9 Oct. 1988

A comparison of intracellular solutions for donor heart preservation. Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 105:667-73 Apr. 1993

The University of Ottawa Heart Institute Cardiac Transplant Program: the first 100 transplants. A pathologic study of the explanted hearts. Modern Pathology. 5:158-64 Mar. 1992

The cryopreserved allograft valve. Transplantation and Implantation. 4:62 Nov. 1987

Surgical treatment of spontaneous left main coronary artery dissection. Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 46:483 Oct. 1988

Reoperation for coronary artery disease. In: Wu, Yingkai and Richard M. Peters. International practice in cardiothoracic surgery. Dordrecht, The Netherlands; Boston: Nijhoff ; Distributors for the U.S. and Canada, Kluwer Academic; p. 1106-19. 1986

A transcutaneous energy and information transfer system for implanted medical devices. ASAIO Journal. 41:M253-8 July/Sept. 1995

Cardiac operations in the elderly: who is at risk?. Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 66:1670-3 Nov. 1998

Use of the Jarvik total artificial heart as a bridge to transplantation. Advances in Cardiology. 36:270-7 1988

Surgery for acute myoacardial infarction. Transplantation and Implantation Today. 3:35-8 May 1986

Changes in regional blood flow distribution induced by infusions of dopexamine hydrochloride or dobutamine in anesthetized dogs. American Journal of Cardiology. 62:30C-36C Aug. 11, 1988

Direct effects of autotransfused blood on myocardial muscle mechanics in man. Canadian Journal of Surgery. 30:93-5 Mar. 1987

Technical pitfalls of reoperation. Advances in Cardiology. 36:127-37 1988

Preservation of cell organelles during storage of human atrial tissue in the University of Wisconsin solution. Journal of Cardiovascular Surgery. 36:533-40 Dec. 1995

Indication for and results of reoperation. Canadian Journal of Surgery. 23:173 1980

Operation for acute myocardial infarction and cardiogenic shock. In: Moran, John M. and Lawrence L. Michaelis (eds.). Surgery for the complications of myocardial infarction. New York: Grune & Stratton; p. 259-72. c1980

Coronary bypass graft fate: long-term angiographic study. Journal of the American College of Cardiology. 17:1075-80 Apr. 1991

Coronary vascular actions of stroma-free hemoglobin preparations. Artificial Organs. 12:40-50 Feb. 1988

Extrinsic obstruction of the Medtronic-Hall disk valve in the mitral position. Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 45:210-2 Feb. 1988

Under-utilization of mechanical circulatory support in Canada: why and what can be done?. Artificial Organs. 28 (3):278-86 Mar. 2004

Coronary endarterectomy: an adjunct to coronary artery bypass grafting. Surgical Clinics of North America. 68:669-78 June 1988

The effects and temporal limits of acute reduction in coronary supply. Journal of Molecular and Cell Cardiology. 9 (Suppl 1):11 1977

HeartSaver VAD: a totally implantable ventricular assist device. Results of in vivo studies. Journal of Extra-Corporeal Technology. 32:184-9 Dec. 2000

Coronary bypass graft fate. Angiographic study of 1,179 vein grafts early, one year, and five years after operation. Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 91:773-8 May 1986

The effects of temperature and buffer concentration on the metabolism of human atrial appendages measured by 31P and 1H NMR. Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology. 248:611-19 1989

Pulmonary embolectomy. Archives of Surgery. 95:576-84 Oct. 1967

Surgical reperfusion of acute myocardial infarction. Canadian Journal of Cardiology. 1:8-15 Jan. 1985

Temporary diastolic non-compliance with preserved systolic function after heart transplantation. Transplantation Proceedings. 18:3444-7 Aug. 1987

Coronary subclavian steal: a recurrent case with notes on detecting the threat potential. Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 60:1810-2 Dec. 1995

Acute cardiac failure: the relation between coronary flow and cardiac function. Canadian Journal of Surgery. 19:531-7 Nov. 1976

Retrograde dislodgement of a Harken mitral valve disc occluder. Canadian Journal of Cardiology. 10:377-9 Apr. 1994

Totally implantable intrathoracic ventricular assist device. Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 61:444-7 Jan. 1996

Early and follow-up angiography in minimally invasive coronary bypass without mechanical stabilization. Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 69:56-60 Jan. 2000

Preservation of high-energy phosphates in human myocardium. A phosphorus 31-nuclear magnetic resonance study of the effect of temperature on atrial appendages. Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 98:402-12 Sept. 1989

Retrograde dissection of the left main coronary artery after endarterectomy: a rare complication. Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 95:140-2 Jan. 1988

New therapeutic approaches to acute myocardial infardial infarction (MI) and its size: the surgical approach. Advances in Cardiology. 82:394-7 1977

Experience with emergency aortocoronary bypass grafts in the presence of acute myocardial infarction. Circulation. 48 (1 Suppl):III151-5 July 1973

Late incidence and predictors of persistent or recurrent heart failure in patients with aortic prosthetic valves. Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 127 (1):149-59 Jan. 2004

Bridge to transplantation with the CardioWest total artificial heart: the international experience 1993 to 1995. Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation. 15:94-9 Jan. 1996

Cardiac transplantation: the ideal myocardial temperature for graft transport. Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 46:337-41 Sept. 1988

The human atrial trabecula: effects of calcium and temperature. Journal of Molecular and Cellular Cardiology. 23:357-64 Mar. 1991

Nine year experience with the clinical use of total artificial hearts as cardiac support devices. ASAIO Transactions. 34:703-7 July/Sept. 1988

Clinical experience with the intra-aortic balloon in assisting the circulation. Canadian Journal of Surgery. 17:94-6 Mar. 1974

Emergency aorto-coronary venous bypass graft in cardiogenic shock. Canadian Medical Association Journal. 105:1293-6 Dec. 18, 1971

Determinants of hospital survival following reoperative single valve replacement. Canadian Journal of Cardiology. 15:1207-10 Nov. 1999

Experience with emergency aortocoronary bypass grafts. Canadian Journal of Surgery. 16:268-74 July 1973

Development of the Total Artificial Heart. JAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association. 262 (13):1980 Apr. 7, 1989

Neuroendocrine response to cardiac transplantation. Canadian Journal of Cardiology. 9:609-17 Sept. 1993

Manual coronary endarterectomy and revascularization: improving techniques and results. Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 32:427-8 Nov. 1981

Patient selection for left ventricular assist devices. Artificial Organs. 28 (2):152-7 Feb. 2004

Endarterectomy in combination with coronary artery bypass grafting. Current Opinion in Cardiology. 1:904-6 1986

Perioperative myocardial infarction complicating coronary bypass. Clinical and angiographic correlations and prognosis. Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 82:758-64 Nov. 1981

Results and expectations of heart transplantation in 1987. Modern Medicine of Canada. 42:900-5 Dec. 1987

Three years' experience with bypass cannulae for chronic hemodialysis. Canadian Medical Association Journal. 96:524-7 Mar. 4, 1967

Aortic valve replacement within a composite graft. Cardiovascular Surgery. 1:81-2 Feb. 1993

Lasers in coronary artery disease. Transplantation and Implantation. 4:44-7 Sept. 1987

Comparative results with the St. Jude Medical and Medtronic Hall mechanical valves. Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 110:663-71 Sept. 1995

Measurement of thromboembolism: application to patients with a Jarvik total artificial heart. Materials Research Society Symposium. 110:85-90 1989

[Surgical treatment of myocardial infarction with shock]. Archives des maladies du coeur et des vaisseaux. 66:487-93 avril 1973

The Ottawa telehealth project. Telemedicine Journal. 4:259-66 Fall 1998

The effects of ultrasound on the mechanical properties of rat cardiac muscle. Ultrasonics. 16:179-82 July 1978

Hoarseness secondary to left atrial myxoma. Chest. 95:1139-40 1989

Isolated CABG in the elderly: operative results and risk factors over the past three decades. American Journal of Geriatric Cardiology. 5 (4):26-37 July 1996

Bronchopleural complications of nasogastric feeding tubes. Critical Care Medecine. 14:892-4 Oct. 1986

Effectiveness of intra-aortic balloon counterpulsation in the experimental low output state. American Heart Journal. 80:89-95 July 1970

Critical anatomic dimensions for intrathoracic circulatory assist devices. Artificial Organs. 16:281-5 June 1992

Long-term follow-up of coronary endarterectomy. Advances in Cardiology. 36:19-26 1988

Multi-purpose mechanical circulatory device. International Journal of Artificial Organs. 20:217-21 Apr. 1997

Venous distensibility in patients with varicosities: in vitro studies. Journal of Applied Physiology. 22:505-8 1967

Aorta-coronary bypass in patients with coronary artery disease who do not have angina: a brief follow-up fifteen years after the last case reported. Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 110:1155-7 Oct. 1995

Coronary-pulmonary steal syndrome. Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 62:264-5 July 1996

Human atrial trabeculae: an experimental preparation for studying myocardial response to perioperative manipulations. Canadian Journal of Surgery. 27:372-4, 377 July 1984

Heart transplantation at the Ottawa heart institute: comparison with Canadian and international results. Artificial Organs. 28 (2):166-70 Feb. 2004

Circulatory support devices for bridge to recovery. Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 66:975-6 Sept. 1998

Rates of cardiac catheterization, coronary angioplasty and open-heart surgery in adults in Canada. Canadian Medical Association Journal. 146:921-5 Mar. 15, 1992

Patterns of failure in Ionescu-Shiley bovine pericardial bioprosthetic valves. Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 93:925-33 June 1987

Aortocoronary bypass surgery in asymptomatic patients with coronary artery disease. In: Silent myocardial ischemia / edited by W. Rutishauser and H. Roskamm. Berlin; New York: Springer-Verlag; p. 180. 1984

The surgical management of coronary artery single vessel disease. Saudi Heart Bulletin. 1:49-52 1989

Atheroembolic perioperative infarction during repeat coronary bypass surgery: angiographic documentation in a survivor. Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 43:218-9 Feb. 1987

Installation of a commercial excimer laser in the operating room. Journal of Laser Applications. 1: Oct. 1989

Serum CK-MB activity during and after aortocoronary bypass surgery. Clinical Biochemistry. 14:300-4 Dec. 1981

Transposition of the great arteries and transposition of the lesser veins. Progress in Cardiovascular Disease. 2:133-55 1968

Massive pulmonary embolism: modern surgical management. Canadian Journal of Surgery. 12:15-21 Jan. 1969

Five years' experience with aortocoronary bypass grafting. Canadian Medical Association Journal. 114:312-15 Feb. 21, 1976

Ventricular assist devices as a bridge to cardiac transplantation: the Ottawa experience. Artificial Organs. 28 (2):136-41 Feb. 2004

An assessment of crystalloid solutions for donor heart preservation. Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 101:833-8 May 1991

The total artificial heart--a bridge to transplantation. Journal of Extra-Corporeal Technology. 22 (2):79-84 1990

Survival after spontaneous primary left main coronary artery dissection. Acute surgical intervention with the Jarvik 7-70 artificial heart. Journal of Cardiovascular Surgery. 30:786-9 Sept./Oct. 1989

Atropine inhibition of the cardiodepressive effect of mono(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate on human myocardium. Toxicology and Applied Pharmacology. 106:48-52 Oct. 1990

Using a fuzzy expert system in budgeting the cost of hospital care for coronary bypass surgery procedures. Ottawa: University of Ottawa, Faculty of Administration; 33 p. 1993

Long-term clinical results with the Ionescu-Shiley pericardial xenograft. Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 101:81-9 Jan. 1991

Acute surgical intervention with the Jarvik 7-70 artificial heart following spontaneous left main coronary artery dissection. American Heart Journal. 113:1538 1987

The surgical anastomoses after orthotopic heart transplantation: clinical complications and morphologic observations. Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation. 13:455-65 May/June 1994

Left anterior descending endarterectomy and internal thoracic artery bypass for diffuse coronary disease. Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 65:659-62 Mar. 1998

Perioperative exposure to plasticizers in patients undergoing cardiopulmonary bypass. Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 97:900-5 June 1989

Changes in the microparticle morphology and prevalence during implantation of Jarvik total artificial hearts. Journal of Heart Transplantation. 7:91 Jan./Feb. 1988

The use of cardio-green for intraoperative visualization of the coronary circulation: evaluation of myocardial toxicity. Texas Heart Institute Journal. 14:133-8 June 1987

Assessment of reused catheters. ASAIO Journal. 41:M611-6 July/Sept. 1995

The relationship of plasma hemoglobin to extracardiac suction blood during cardiopulmonary bypass. Journal of the Canadian Society of Extra-Corporeal Circulation Technicians. 1:19-20 1972

Surgery for acute myocardial infarction and cardiogenic shock. Cardiovascular Reviews and Reports. 2:1120-42 1981

Massive pulmonary embolism. A new look at surgical management. Archives of Surgery. 107:740-6 Nov. 1973

Thoracic aneurysm. A simplified method of resection. Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 56:408-12 Sept. 1968

More on the biotelemetry system. Design Engineering. 48 (4):32 May 2002

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