Dr. Ronit Lavi

lavi-rAssociate Professor
Director, Academic Affairs

Current Research

Dr. Lavi is currently researching

  • The role of remote ischemic preconditioning before coronary artery bypass grafting surgery and the prevalence of perioperative co-morbidities
  • Effects of sevuflorane sedation during primary percutaneous coronary intervention

Recent Publications

  • 2019 - 2018

  • 2017 - 2016

  • 2015 - 2014

  • 2013 - 2012

Qasem F, Khalaf R, Sebbag I, Lavi R, Jones PM, Singh SI. Efficacy of surface landmark palpation for identification of the cricoid cartilage in obstetric patients: A prospective observational study. J Anaesthesiol Clin Pharmacol 2019;35:335-9

Chui J, Lavi R, Hegazy AF, Jones PM, Arellano R, Yang H, Bainbridge D. Identifying barriers to the use of ultrasound in the perioperative period: a survey of southwestern Ontario anesthesiologists. BMC Health Serv Res. 2019 Apr 4;19(1):214. doi: 10.1186/s12913-019-4040-2.

Lavi S, Alemayehu M, Puka K, Wall S, Lavi R. Association Between Administration of Ticagrelor and Microvascular Endothelial Function. JAMA Cardiol. 2017 Sep 1;2(9):1042-1044.

Kwok CS, Bagur R, Rashid M, Lavi R, Cibelli M, de Belder MA, et al. Aortic stenosis and non-cardiac surgery: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Int J Cardiol. 2017 Aug 1;240:145-153.

Lavi S, Abu-Romeh N, Wall S, Alemayehu M, Lavi R. Long-term outcome following remote ischemic postconditioning during percutaneous coronary interventions-the RIP-PCI trial long-term follow-up. Clin Cardiol. 2017 Jan 11. [Epub ahead of print]. 

Bagur R, Kiaii B, Teefy PJ, Diamantouros P, Lavi R, Harle C, Cassesse M, Chu MW. First North American experience with the Engager self-expanding transcatheter aortic valve: Insights from the London Health Sciences Centre Heart Team. Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Aug;102(2):e167-71. 

Jones PM, Bainbridge D, Chu MW, Fernandes PS, Fox SA, Iglesias I, Kiaii B, Lavi R, Murkin JM. Comparison of isoflurane and sevoflurane in cardiac surgery: A randomized non-inferiority comparative effectiveness trial. Can J Anesth. 2016 Jul 27. [Epub ahead of print]

Walsh M, Whitlock R, Garg AX, Légaré JF, Duncan AE, Zimmerman R, Miller S, Fremes S, Kieser T, Karthikeyan G, Chan M, Ho A, Nasr V, Vincent J, Ali I, Lavi R, Sessler DI, Kramer R, Gardner J, Syed S, VanHelder T, Guyatt G, Rao-Melacini P, Thabane L, Devereaux PJ; Remote IMPACT Investigators. Effects of remote ischemic preconditioning in high-risk patients undergoing cardiac surgery (Remote IMPACT): a randomized controlled trial. CMAJ. 2016 Mar 15;188(5):329-36. 

Lavi S, Alemayehu M, McCarty D, Warrington J, Lavi R. One-year outcome of the sevoflurane in acute myocardial infarction randomized trial. Can J Anaesth. 2015 Dec;62(12):1279-86.

Lavi S, Bainbridge D, D'Alfonso S, Diamantouros P, Syed J, Jablonsky G, Lavi RSevoflurane in acute myocardial infarction: a pilot randomized study. Am Heart J. 2014 Nov;168(5):776-83.

Lavi S, Jolly SS, Bainbridge D, Manji F, Randhawa V, Lavi R. Sedation, analgesia, and anaesthesia variability in laboratory-based cardiac procedures: an international survey. Can J Cardiol. 2014 Jun;30(6):627-33.

Lavi R, D'Alfonso S, Diamantouros P, Camuglia A, Garg P, Teefy P, et al. Response to the letter regarding, "Remote ischemic postconditioning during percutaneous coronary interventions: remote ischemic postconditioning-percutaneous coronary intervention randomized trial." Circ Cardiovasc Interv. 2014 Apr;7(2):225-32.

Lavi S, D'Alfonso S, Diamantouros P, Camuglia A, Garg P, Teefy P, Jablonsky G, Sridhar K, Lavi RRemote ischemic postconditioning during percutaneous coronary interventions: remote ischemic postconditioning-percutaneous coronary intervention randomized trial. Circ Cardiovasc Interv. 2014 Apr 1. [Epub ahead of print]

Katznelson R, Scott Beattie W, Djaiani GN, Machina M, Lavi R, Rao V, Lavi S. Untreated preoperative depression is not associated with postoperative arrhythmias in CABG patients. Can J Anaesth. 2014 Jan;61(1):12-18.

Prapaitrakool S, Bainbridge DT, Lavi RAnesthesia management for ablation therapy in post heart transplant arrhythmia. OJA. 2013;3(8):349-52.

Lavi R, Cheng DPro: continuous cardiac output and SvO2 monitoring should be routine during off-pump coronary artery bypass graft surgery. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2012 Dec;26(6):1131-5.

Lavi S, Lavi RPerioperative management of antiplatelet agents in patients undergoing cardiac surgery. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2012 Aug;26(4):680-6.