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Contact Information

Venkatesh Thiruganasambandamoorthy, MBBS, CCFP-EM, MSc
613-998-5555 x17023

Soo-Min Kim
Research Coordinator
613-798-5555 x19347


Selected Publications

Top 5 Publications:

Thiruganasambandamoorthy V, Kwong K, Wells GA, Sivilotti MLA, Mukarram MA, Rowe BH, Lang E, Perry JJ, Sheldon R, Stiell IG, Taljaard M. 2016. Development of the Canadian Syncope Risk Score to predict serious adverse events after emergency department assessment of syncope. Canadian Medical Association Journal,188(12): E289-98. doi: 10.1503/cmaj.151469.

Thiruganasambandamoorthy V, Stiell IG, Sivilotti MLA, Rowe BH, Mukarram MA, Arcot K, Kwong K, McRae A, Wells GA, Taljaard M. 2017. Predicting Short-Term Risk of Arrhythmia among Patients with Syncope: The Canadian Syncope Arrhythmia Risk Score. Academic Emergency Medicine, 24(11): 1315-1326. doi: 10.1111/acem.13275.

Varosy PD, Chen LY, Noseworthy PA, Miller A, Slotwiner DJ, Thiruganasambandamoorthy V. Pacing as a Treatment for Reflex-Mediated (Vasovagal, Situational, or Carotid Sinus Hypersensitivity) Syncope: A Systematic Review for the 2016 ACC/AHA/HRS Guideline for the Evaluation and Management of Patients With Syncope. A report of the American College of Cardiology Foundation/American Heart Association Task Force on Clinical Practice Guidelines and the Heart Rhythm Society. 2017. American College of Cardiology, Circulation and Heart Rhythm. 2017 Mar 9. pii: CIR.0000000000000500. Journal of the American College of Cardiology, 70(5): 664-679. doi: 10.1016/j.jacc.2017.03.004.

Syed S, Gatien M, Perry JJ, Chaudry H, Kim S-M, Kwong K, Mukarram M, Thiruganasambandamoorthy V. 2017. Prospective Validation of a Clinical Decision Rule to Identify Emergency Department Chest Pain Patients Who Can Safely be removed from Cardiac Monitoring: The Ottawa Chest Pain Cardiac Monitoring Rule. Canadian Medical Association Journal, 189(4): E139-E145. doi:

Sheldon RS, Morillo CA, Krahn AD, O’Neill B, Thiruganasambandamoorthy V. 2011. Standardized approaches to the investigation of syncope – a position paper of the Canadian Cardiovascular Society. The Canadian Journal of Cardiology, 27(2): 246-253. doi: 10.1016/j.cjca.2010.11.002.

All Other Publications:

Sun BC, Costantino G, Barbic F, Bossi I, Casazza G, Dipaola F, McDermott D, Quinn J, Reed M, Sheldon RS, Solbiati M, Thiruganasambandamoorthy V, Krahn AD, Beach D, Bodemer N, Brignole M, Casagranda I, Duca P, Falavigna G, Ippoliti R, Montano N, Olshansky B, Raj SR, Ruwald MH, Shen WK, Stiell I, Ungar A, van Dijk JG, van Dijk N, Wieling W, Furlan R. Priorities for Emergency Department Syncope Research. Ann Emerg Med. 2014 May 29. pii: S0196-0644(14)00327-8.

Thiruganasambandamoorthy V, Stiell IG, Sivilotti MLA, Murray H, Rowe BH, Lang E, McRae A, Sheldon R, Wells GA. Risk Stratification of Adult Emergency Department Syncope Patients to Predict Short-Term Serious Outcomes after Discharge (RiSEDS) Study. BMC Emergency Medicine. 2014, 14:8 DOI: 10.1186/1471-227X-14-8.

Thiruganasambandamoorthy V, Turko E, Ansell D, Vaidyanathan A, Wells GA, Stiell IG. Risk Factors for Serious Underlying Pathology in Adult Emergency Department Non-Traumatic Low Back Pain Patients. J of Emerg Med. 2014 Jul;47(1):1-11.

Thiruganasambandamoorthy V, Hess EP, Turko E, Perry JJ, Wells GA, Stiell IG. Outcomes in Canadian Emergency Department Syncope Patients - Are We Doing a Good Job? J Emerg Med. 2013 Feb;44(2):321-8.

Hess EP, Brison RJ, Perry JJ, Calder LA, Thiruganasambandamoorthy V, Agarwal D, Sadosty A, Sivilotti M, Jaffe A, Montori V, Wells GA, Stiell IG. Development of a Clinical Prediction Rule for 30-day Cardiac Events in Emergency Department Patients With Chest Pain and Possible Acute Coronary Syndrome. Ann Emerg Med. 2012 Feb;59(2):115-125.e1.

Sheldon RS, Morillo CA, Krahn AD, O'Neill B, Thiruganasambandamoorthy V. Standardized approaches to the investigation of syncope – a position paper of the Canadian Cardiovascular Society. The Canadian Journal of Cardiology27(2011)246-253

Hess EP, Perry JJ, Calder L, Thiruganasambandamoorthy V, Body R, Jaffe A, Wells GA, and Stiell IG. Prospective validation of a modified TIMI risk score in emergency department patients with chest pain and possible acute coronary syndrome. Academic Emergency Medicine. 2010 Apr; 17 (4): 368-375.

Hess EP, Perry JJ, Calder L, Thiruganasambandamoorthy V, Roger V, Wells GA, Stiell IG. Sex differences in clinical presentation, management and outcome in emergency department patients with chest pain. CJEM. 2010 Jul;12(5):405-13.

Thiruganasambandamoorthy V, Hess EP, Alreesi A, Perry JJ, Wells GA, Stiell IG. External Validation of the San Francisco Syncope Rule in the Canadian Setting. Ann Emerg Med. 2010; 55: 464-472.

Hess EP, Thiruganasambandamoorthy V, Wells GA, Erwin P, Jaffe AS, Hollander JE, Montori VM, Stiell IG. Diagnostic accuracy of clinical prediction rules to exclude acute coronary syndrome in the emergency department setting: a systematic review. CJEM. 2008 Jul;10(4):373-82.

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