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Michael G. DeGroote Centre for Learning and Discovery



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  • 2004 (6)





  • Starzyk L, Syed S, Wijeysundera D, Grewal D, Harsha P, Lavi R, Beattie SW, Wasowicz M. Post PCI Patients Undergoing Non Cardiac Surgery, Factors contributing to cardiac adverse events. Poster at the May 2013 35th Annual Meeting of the Society of Cardiac Anesthesia, Miami Beach, USA.
  • Starzyk LL, Syed S, Wijeysundera D, Harsha P, Lavi R, Beattie SW, Wąsowicz M. Post PCI Patients Undergoing Non Cardiac Surgery - Measurements of Platelet Inhibition of Patients Having Major Adverse Cardiac Events. Poster presentation at SCA conference in San Francisco. Oct 2013.
  • Walsh M, Whitlock R, Garg A, Legare JF, Duncan A, Zimmerman R, Miller S, Fremes S, Kieser T, Karthikeyan G, Chan M, Ho A, Nasr V, Vincent J, Chrolavicius S, Teoh K, Ali I, Lavi R, Sessler DI, Kramer R, Gardner J, Syed S, VanHelder T, Guyatt G, Rao-Melacini P, Thabane L, Devereaux PJ. The Remote Ischemic Preconditioning in Cardiac Surgery Trial (Remote IMPACT). Canadian Society of Nephrology Annual General Meeting. April 2013. Montreal, Canada
  • Youssef N, Orlov D, Alie T, Chong M, Cheng J, Thabane L, Paul J. Epidural Opioid With Best Analgesia And Least Side Effects: Meta-Analysis Of RCTs. Anesthesiology Annual Meeting October 2013.


  • Borg Debono V, Zhang S, Ye C, Paul J, Arya A, Hurlburt L, Murthy Y, Thabane L. The quality of reporting of Randomized Controlled Trials (RCTs) in postoperative pain management. 40th Annual Meeting of the Statistical Society of Canada June 2012.
  • Kostandoff G, Whippey A, Paul J, Ma J, Thabane L, Ma HK. Predictors Of Unanticipated Admission Following Ambulatory Surgery. CAS Annual Meeting 2012.
  • Tse A, Siddiqui A, Paul J, Teh B. Retrospective Analysis Of Pain Scores And Side Effects Of Epidural Regimens In Patients Undergoing Pectus Excavatum Correction Surgery. CAS Annual Meeting 2012.
  • Zhang S, Thabane L, Foster G, Paul J. Critical appraisal and application of different statistical methods of analyzing continuous outcomes in randomized controlled trials. 40th Annual Meeting of the Statistical Society of Canada June 2012.


  • Packham R, Fok D., Frederikse K, Thabane L, Buckley N. Safety of a cold pressor test & reliability of infrared measurements of skin temperature side differences to detect CRPS: A pilot study. Canadian Pain Society – submitted  abstract for 2011 CPS meeting
  • Syed S, Whitlock R, Teoh K. Left Ventricular Infiltrating Cardiac Hemangioma. CAS Abstract #1061836, to be published in CJA supplements. 2011.
  • Wong, A, McGrath P, Holewa, HManaging the Global Physician Workforce: Canadian and Australian IMG Licensing Compared. Med Educ 2011; 45 (supplement 1): 38-39.


  • Paul JE, Buckley N, McLean R, Musson D, Paul L, Antoni K.  The Hamilton Acute Pain Safety Study – The Impact of Root Cause Analysis.  Canadian Journal of Anesthesia. 57(Supplement 1): S107 June 2010
  • Wong, A. The “Quiet” Asian learner: An inside view. Med Educ  2010; 44(s2): 31




  • Wong A, Hayhoe R, Jang E, Mundy K. Characteristics of a Good Clinical Anesthesia Teacher: Faculty and Resident Perceptions. ASEAN Journal of Anesthesiology 2007; 8: 49


  • Kousa G, VanHelder T, DeBeer, J. Comparison of Perioperative Cardiovascular Complications between Intramedullary and Extramedullary Alignment Systems in  Sequential Bilateral Total Knee Arthroplasty. Canadian Orthopedic Society Annual Meeting, 2006
  • Lajoie J, Ling E. How clean are we? Determining microbial growth on commonly touched items in three operating rooms. Anesth 2006;105:A944
  • Nantha-Aree M, Ling E, Ismaila AS. Patient Population and Outcome is No Different in Elective versus Non-Elective Craniotomy for tumor. Anesthesiology 2006; 105: A54
  • Syed S, VanHelder T, Wijeysundrea D. Does Staging Bilateral Knee Surgery Decrease Cardiac Morbidity? Canadian Anesthesia Society Annual Meeting, Can J Anesth 2006 53: 26465
  • VanHelder T. Crisis Management in Anesthesia: Time for Algorithms. Ontario Medical Society Anesthesia Section Meeting, 2006.
  • Whitlock R, Teoh K, Szalay D, VanHelder T, Titley J. Complex Thoracic Aortic Reconstruction with Clamshell Single –Stage Approach: A Merger of Cardiac and Vascular Surgery. Canadian Society for Vascular Surgery Annual Meeting, 2006.
  • Wong A.Curriculum development in anesthesia: Basic theoretical principles. Can J Anesth 2006; 53 (9): 950-960


  • Forbes SS, Stephen WJ, Loeb M, Harper W, McLean RF. The Surgical Site Infection Working Group: Timing of perioperative antibiotic administration remains a significant challenge. Can J Surg. 2005;48(4Suppl2):8.
  • Paul JE, McLean RF, Buckley DN. Critical incident reporting on an acute pain service. Can J of Anesth 52:A57 (2005).
  • Syed S, VanHelder T. Post-operative cardiovascular complications in major joint arthroplasties. CJA 2005; 52:A58.
  • Wong A, Whyte R, Peachey G. The McMaster Anesthesia Clerkship Curriculum: The Next Generation.  Can J Anesth 2005; 52(suppl. 1): A141.


  • Baier P, Koster A, Swartzman L, Krmpotic K, McGrath P, Reid G, Cunningham C, VanHelder T. Pain Management after Paediatric Outpatient Surgery: Children’s Experiences. 13th World Congress of Anesthesiologists. Abstract, 2004.
  • Fayad A, Yang H, Ling E. Cardiac Anesthesia: A Canadian Survey. Can J Anesth 2004;Suppl
  • Koster A, Swartzman L, Baier P, McGrath P, Reid G, Cunningham C, VanHelder T. Parent’s Role in Managing Pain in Paediatric Outpatient Surgery. 13th World Congress of Anesthesiologists. Abstract, 2004.
  • Paul JE, Sawhney M, Beattie S, McLean R. Critical incidents amongst 10033 acute pain patients. Canadian Journal of Anesthesia. 51:A23 2004.
  • Wong A., Lohfeld L, Muzzin L.  Loss and Rebirth: The Ontario International
  • Medical Graduate Program Experience.  Clin Invest Med 2004; 27 (4):191
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