Abstracts + Presentations  


  • Guy Leclerc. Novel Interventional Technologies – TAVR and CHF. Oral presentation at the Meril Symposium during TCT 2014, Washington, DC USA, September 14, 2014.

  • Stacy Hutchens, Charlie Campion, Michel Assad, Cathy Tkaczyk, Karin Hing. Efficacy of silicate-substituted calcium phosphate with increased strut porosity as a standalone bone graft substitute and graft extender in an ovine critical defect model. Poster presentation at the 22nd Annual Meeting of the European Orthopaedic Research Society, Nantes, France, July 2-4, 2014.

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  • Cathy Tkaczyk, Thomas Imwinkelried, Michel Assad, Benoit Schaller, Tateyuki Iizuka, Stefan Beck. Efficacy evaluation of resorbable magnesium plates and screws using a miniswine maxillofacial fracture repair model. Oral presentation at the 22nd Annual Meeting of the European Orthopaedic Research Society, Nantes, France, July 2-4, 2014.

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  • Jeannot Potvin, Renu Virmani, Elena Ladich, Dongming Hou, Crystal Anderson-Cunanan, Barbara A Huibregtse, Keith D Dawkins, Guy LeClerc. Hemodynamic evaluation of a fully repositionable TAVI system in a novel chronic ovine model of transfemoral orthotopic aortic valve implants. Poster presented at EuroPCR, Paris, France, May 20-23, 2014

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  • Elena Ladich, Barbara Huibregtse, Keith Dawkins, Guy Leclerc, Dongming Hou, Amelie Bouchard, Jeannot Potvin, Renu Virmani. Pathology of explanted aortic valves previously deployed in the orthotopic position in an ovine TAVI model. Poster presented at EuroPCR, Paris, France, May 20-23, 2014

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  • Michel Assad. Osseointegration of biodegradable magnesium screws in a rabbit femoral model. Invited Speaker at U&I Corporation Clinical Trial Workshop on Bioabsorbable Metal Bone Implants. Seoul, South Korea, November 2013.

  • Jeannot Potvin, Keith D Dawkins, Dominic J Allocco, Amelie Bouchard, Robert Chang, Barbara Huibregtse, Lise Lachance, Guy LeClerc. Transcatheter Orthotopic Aortic Valve Implantation In Sheep: Chronic Survival And Valve Performance Evaluation. Poster presented at TCT in October 2013 (Selected in TCT top 50 poster). Abstract published in Journal of the American College of Cardiology. 2013; 62: B247.

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  • Louis-Georges Guy. Magnesium Stent. Oral presentation at EuroPCR in May 2013.

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  • Jason M. Cuellar, Vanessa G. Cuellar, Shawn Browning, Gaetano J. Scuderi, S. Raymond Golish, Lewis S. Hanna. Is there a chondroprotective effect of autologous protease inhibitor concentrate on an osteoarthritis rabbit model? A pilot study. Poster presented 59th Annual Meeting of the Orthopaedic Research Society, San Antonio, TX, USA, January 26-29, 2013.

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  • Louis-Georges Guy. Cardiovascular and orthopedic magnesium-based bioabsorption devices: Preclinical challenges. Invited speaker at State of the Art in Biodegradable Metals – Think-Tank Workshop at the FDA in March 2012.

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  • Guy Leclerc. Renal Artery Denervation Strategies: Preclinical experimentation. Oral presentation at LDDR in February 2012.

  • Guy Leclerc, Louis-Georges Guy, Jean-Martin Lapointe, Martin Laflamme, Sonida Horng, Vinayak Bhat, Howard Huang, Anuja Patel, John Yan. Pre-clinical Evaluation of a Myolimus-Eluting Bioresorbable Polymeric Scaffold in the Porcine Coronary Artery Model. Poster presented at TCT in November 2011, Abstract published in Journal of the American College of Cardiology. 2011; 58: B122.

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  • Louis-Georges Guy, Steven Hsu, Alexander Sheehy, Donald Steinfeld, Amelie Bouchard, Julie Tai, Igor Polyakov, Guy Leclerc. Characterization of Streptozotocin Induced Diabetes and Evaluation of Vascular Response to Current Drug-Eluting Stents in a Swine Model. Oral presentation at AHA in November 2010, Abstract published in Circulation. 2010; 122: A16369.

  • Louis-Georges Guy. Biotronik DREAMS: Drug Eluting Absorbable Metal System Preclinical results and update on clinical trial program. Oral presentation at EuroPCR in May 2010.

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  • G. Sylvester Price, Jean-Martin Lapointe, Diane Beaudry, Louis-Georges Guy, Guy Leclerc, Campbell Rogers. Comparative Vascular Safety Profile of Sirolimus-Eluting Reservoir Technology Stents and Permanent Surface Coated Drug-Eluting Stents in the Porcine Coronary Artery Model at 90 and 180 days. Poster presented at EuroPCR in May 2010.

  • G. Sylvester Price, Jean-Martin Lapointe, Diane Beaudry, Louis-Georges Guy, James R.L. Stanley, Philip Seifert, Guy Leclerc, Campbell Rogers. Comparative Vascular Safety Profile of Sirolimus-Eluting Reservoir Technology Stents and Coated Drug-Eluting Stents in the Porcine Coronary Artery Model at 30 days. Oral presentation at LDDR in February 2010.

  • Sylvester Price, Jean-Martin Lapointe, Diane Beaudry, Louis-Georges Guy, James R.L. Stanley, Philip Seifert, Guy Leclerc, Campbell Rogers. Comparative Vascular Safety Profile of Sirolimus-Eluting Reservoir Technology Stents and Coated Drug-Eluting Stents in the Porcine Coronary Artery Model. Poster presented at TCT in October 2009, Abstract published in American Journal of Cardiology. 2009; 104: 193D.

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  • Guy Leclerc, Louis-Georges Guy, Jean-Martin Lapointe, Martin Laflamme, Capucine Lapointe-Corriveau, Pierre Helie, Lynn Meredith, John Yan, Irina Astafieva, Vinayak Bhat. Evaluation of the Elixir NovolimusTM Eluting Coronary Stent System with Durable and Bioabsorbable Polymer Coatings in the Porcine Coronary Model. Poster presented at Innovation in Intervention: i2 Summit in March 2009.

  • G. Sylvester Price, Jean-Martin Lapointe, Andrew Luk, Louis-Georges Guy, Gary Steese-Bradley, John Dooley, Campbell Rogers. Vascular Safety of Overlapping Sirolimus-Eluting Reservoir Technology Stents in the Porcine Coronary Artery Model. Poster presented at Innovation in Intervention: i2 Summit in March 2009. Abstract published in Journal of the American College of Cardiology 2009; 53; A74.

  • Ian Copland, Sandra Iacampo, Louis-Georges Guy, Valerio DiTizio, Guy LeClerc. Assessing Cellular Therapy in Large Animal Models: Feasibility and Efficacy Trials. Poster presented at Phacilitate Cell & Gene Therapy Forum in January 2009.

  • Guy Leclerc, Louis-Georges Guy, Jean-Martin Lapointe, Martin Laflamme, Capucine Lapointe-Corriveau, Pierre Helie, Lynn Meredith, John Yan, Irina Astafieva, Vinayak Bhat. Pre-clinical Evaluation of the Elixir MyolimusTM Eluting Coronary Stent System with Durable Polymer in the Porcine Coronary Model. Poster presented at TCT in October 2008, Abstract published in American Journal of Cardiology. 2008; 102: 161i-162i.

  • Guy Leclerc, Louis-Georges Guy, Jean-Martin Lapointe, Martin Laflamme, Capucine Lapointe-Corriveau, Pierre Helie, Lynn Meredith, John Yan, Irina Astafieva, Vinayak Bhat. Evaluation of the Elixir NovolimusTM Eluting Coronary Stent System with Durable Polymer coatings in the Porcine Coronary Model. Poster presented at TCT in October 2008, Abstract published in American Journal of Cardiology. 2008; 102: 162i-163i.

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