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2017Artefactual angulated lesion on angiography: A case report and review of literature.YEdroos SAEdroos SA1, Sayer JW2. Artefactual angulated lesion on angiography: A case report and review of literature. World J Cardiol. 2017 Dec 26;9(12):838-841. Link to item
2017Arterial pathologies in athletes.~Hinchliffe RJPeach G, Sinha S, Hinchliffe RJ. Arterial pathologies in athletes. J Cardiovasc Surg (Torino). 2017 Apr;58(2):360-368. Link to item
2017Assessing the Eligibility Criteria in Phase III Randomized Controlled Trials of Drug Therapy in Heart Failure with Preserved Ejection Fraction: the Critical Play Off between a 'Pure' Patient Phenotype and the Generalizability of Trial Findings.~Dungu JPatel HC, Hayward C, Dungu J, Papadopoulou S, Saidmeerasah A, Di Mario C, Shanmugam N, Cowie MR, Anderson LJ. Assessing the Eligibility Criteria in Phase III Randomized Controlled Trials of Drug Therapy in Heart Failure with Preserved Ejection Fraction: the Critical Play Off between a 'Pure' Patient Phenotype and the Generalizability of Trial Findings. J Card Fail. 2017 Apr 18. pii: S1071-9164(17)30099-4. Link to item
2017Fully Transradial Versus Transfemoral Approach for Percutaneous Intervention of Coronary Chronic Total Occlusions Applying the Hybrid Algorithm: Insights From RECHARGE Registry.~Kelly PBakker EJ, Maeremans J, Zivelonghi C, Faurie B, Avran A, Walsh S, Spratt JC, Knaapen P, Hanratty CG, Bressollette E, Kayaert P, Bagnall AJ, Egred M, Smith D, McEntegart MB, Smith WHT, Kelly P, Irving J, Smith EJ, Strange JW, Dens J, Agostoni P.Fully Transradial Versus Transfemoral Approach for Percutaneous Intervention of Coronary Chronic Total Occlusions Applying the Hybrid Algorithm: Insights From RECHARGE Registry. Circ Cardiovasc Interv. 2017 Sep;10(9). Link to item
2017Letter by Karamasis et al Regarding Article, "Thrombus Aspiration in ST-Segment-Elevation Myocardial Infarction: An Individual Patient Meta-Analysis: Thrombectomy Trialists Collaboration".YKaramasis GKaramasis GV, Davies JR, Clesham GJ. Letter by Karamasis et al Regarding Article, "Thrombus Aspiration in ST-Segment-Elevation Myocardial Infarction: An Individual Patient Meta-Analysis: Thrombectomy Trialists Collaboration". Circulation. 2017 May 30;135(22):e1097-e1098. Link to item
2017Management of refractory bleeding post-cardiopulmonary bypass in an acute heparin-induced thrombocytopenia type II renal failure patient who underwent urgent cardiac surgery with bivalirudin (Angiox®) anticoagulation.YHassen KHassen K, Maccaroni MR, Sabry H, Mukherjee S, Serumadar S, Birdi I. Management of refractory bleeding post-cardiopulmonary bypass in an acute heparin-induced thrombocytopenia type II renal failure patient who underwent urgent cardiac surgery with bivalirudin (Angiox®) anticoagulation. Perfusion. 2017 Aug 1:267659117723457. doi: 10.1177/0267659117723457. [Epub ahead of print] Link to item
2017Nurse-led rapid-access chest pain clinics: effective, safe and here to stay.YJones REKJones REK, Groom K, Zerafa 1, Cliffe P, Phen P, Aggarwal R. Nurse-led rapid-access chest pain clinics: effective, safe and here to stay. Clin Med (Lond). 2017 Jun;17(Suppl 3):s1. Link to item
2017Percutaneous coronary intervention in stable angina (ORBITA): a double-blind, randomised controlled trial.~Davies JAl-Lamee R, Thompson D, Dehbi HM, Sen S, Tang K, Davies J, Keeble T, Mielewczik M, Kaprielian R, Malik IS, Nijjer SS, Petraco R, Cook C, Ahmad Y, Howard J, Baker C, Sharp A, Gerber R, Talwar S, Assomull R, Mayet J, Wensel R, Collier D, Shun-Shin M, Thom SA, Davies JE, Francis DP; ORBITA investigators. Percutaneous coronary intervention in stable angina (ORBITA): a double-blind, randomised controlled trial. Lancet. 2017 Nov 1 [Epub ahead of print] Link to item
2017Peri-procedural ST segment resolution during Primary Percutaneous Coronary Intervention (PPCI) for acute myocardial infarction: predictors and clinical consequences.YKaramasis GVKaramasis GV, Russhard P, Al Janabi F, Parker M, Davies JR, Keeble TR, Clesham GJ. Peri-procedural ST segment resolution during Primary Percutaneous Coronary Intervention (PPCI) for acute myocardial infarction: predictors and clinical consequences. J Electrocardiol. 2017 Oct 5 [Epub ahead of print] Link to item
2017Ripple mapping: Initial multicenter experience of an intuitive approach to overcoming the limitations of 3D activation mapping.~Farwell DLuther V, Cortez-Dias N, Carpinteiro L, de Sousa J, Balasubramaniam R, Agarwal S, Farwell D, Sopher M, Babu G, Till R, Jones N, Tan S, Chow A, Lowe M, Lane J, Pappachan N, Linton N, Kanagaratnam P. Ripple mapping: Initial multicenter experience of an intuitive approach to overcoming the limitations of 3D activation mapping. J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 2017 Aug 4. [Epub ahead of print] Link to item
2017Ripple mapping: Initial multicenter experience of an intuitive approach to overcoming the limitations of 3D activation mapping.~Tan SLuther V, Cortez-Dias N, Carpinteiro L, de Sousa J, Balasubramaniam R, Agarwal S, Farwell D, Sopher M, Babu G, Till R, Jones N, Tan S, Chow A, Lowe M, Lane J, Pappachan N, Linton N, Kanagaratnam P. Ripple mapping: Initial multicenter experience of an intuitive approach to overcoming the limitations of 3D activation mapping. J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 2017 Aug 4. [Epub ahead of print] Link to item
2017Towards a contemporary, comprehensive scoring system for determining technical outcomes of hybrid percutaneous chronic total occlusion treatment: The RECHARGE score~Kelly PMaeremans J, Spratt JC, Knaapen P, Walsh S, Agostoni P, Wilson W, Avran A, Faurie B, Bressollette E, Kayaert P, Bagnall AJ, Smith D, McEntegart MB, Smith WHT, Kelly P, Irving J, Smith EJ, Strange JW ,Dens J. Towards a contemporary, comprehensive scoring system for determining technical outcomes of hybrid percutaneous chronic total occlusion treatment: The RECHARGE score. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2017 May 4. doi: 10.1002/ccd.27092. Link to item
2017Unexpected migration.~Bhusari SRaghuram G, Mukherjee D, Pannu K, Bhusari S. Unexpected migration. Thorax. 2017 Dec 6. [Epub ahead of print] Link to item
2017Use of the Instantaneous Wave-free Ratio or Fractional Flow Reserve in PCI.~Tang KDavies JE, Sen S, Dehbi HM, Al-Lamee R, Petraco R, Nijjer SS, Bhindi R, Lehman SJ, Walters D, Sapontis J, Janssens L, Vrints CJ, Khashaba A, Laine M, Van Belle E, Krackhardt F, Bojara W, Going O, Härle T, Indolfi C, Niccoli G, Ribichini F, Tanaka N, Yokoi H, Takashima H, Kikuta Y, Erglis A, Vinhas H, Canas Silva P, Baptista SB, Alghamdi A, Hellig F, Koo BK, Nam CW, Shin ES, Doh JH, Brugaletta S, Alegria-Barrero E, Meuwissen M, Piek JJ, van Royen N, Sezer M, Di Mario C, Gerber RT, Malik IS, Sharp AS, Talwar S, Tang K, Samady H, Altman J, Seto AH, Singh J, Jeremias A, Matsuo H, Kharbanda RK, Patel MR, Serruys P, Escaned J. Use of the Instantaneous Wave-free Ratio or Fractional Flow Reserve in PCI. N Engl J Med. 2017 Mar 18. Link to item
2016An International Survey to Understand Infection Control Practices for Spinal Cord Stimulation.~Thomson SProvenzano DA, Deer T, Luginbuhl Phelps A, Drennen ZC, Thomson S, Hayek SM, Narouze S, Rana MV, Watson TW, Buvanendran A. An International Survey to Understand Infection Control Practices for Spinal Cord Stimulation. Neuromodulation. 2016 Jan;19(1):71-84. Link to item
2016Early targeted brain COOLing in the cardiac CATHeterisation laboratory following cardiac arrest (COOLCATH) laboratory following cardiac arrest (COOLCATH).~Abbey LShahed Islama, James Hampton-Tilla, Noel Watsona, Nilanka N Mannakkara, Ashraf Hamarneh,Teresa Webber , Neil Magee, Lucy Abbey, Rohan Jagathesan, Alamgir Kabir, Jeremy Sayer, Nicholas Robinson, Rajesh Aggarwal, Gerald Clesham, Paul Kelly, Reto Gamma, Kare Tang, John R Davies, Thomas R Keeble. Early targeted brain COOLing in the cardiac CATHeterisation laboratory following cardiac arrest (COOLCATH) laboratory following cardiac arrest (COOLCATH). Resuscitation. 2015 Dec;97:61-7. Link to item
2016Patterns of ST segment resolution after guidewire passage and thrombus aspiration in primary percutaneous coronary intervention (PPCI) for acute myocardial infarction.~Clesham GJRusshard P, Al Janabi F, Parker M, Clesham GJ. Patterns of ST segment resolution after guidewire passage and thrombus aspiration in primary percutaneous coronary intervention (PPCI) for acute myocardial infarction. Open Heart. 2016 Jun 7;3(1):e000430. Link to item
2016Percutaneous balloon aortic valvuloplasty in the era of transcatheter aortic valve implantation: a narrative review.YKeeble TRKeeble TR, Khokhar A, Akhtar MM, Mathur A, Weerackody R, Kennon S. Percutaneous balloon aortic valvuloplasty in the era of transcatheter aortic valve implantation: a narrative review. Open Heart. 2016 Dec 7;3(2):e000421. Link to item
2016The Effectiveness and Cost-Effectiveness of Spinal Cord Stimulation for Refractory Angina (RASCAL Study): A Pilot Randomized Controlled Trial.~Thomson SEldabe S, Thomson S, Duarte R, Brookes M, deBelder M, Raphael J, Davies E, Taylor R. The Effectiveness and Cost-Effectiveness of Spinal Cord Stimulation for Refractory Angina (RASCAL Study): A Pilot Randomized Controlled Trial. Neuromodulation. 2016 Jan;19(1):60-70. Link to item
2016The Hybrid Algorithm for Treating Chronic Total Occlusions in Europe: The RECHARGE Registry.~Kelly PMaeremans J, Walsh S, Knaapen P, Spratt JC, Avran A, Hanratty CG, Faurie B, Agostoni P, Bressollette E, Kayaert P, Bagnall AJ, Egred M, Smith D, Chase A, McEntegart MB, Smith WH, Harcombe A, Kelly P, Irving J, Smith EJ, Strange JW, Dens J. The Hybrid Algorithm for Treating Chronic Total Occlusions in Europe: The RECHARGE Registry. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2016 Nov 1;68(18):1958-1970. Link to item
2015Engaging foundation doctors in surgical skills trainingYMagee SMagee S, Craig N, Manson J. Engaging foundation doctors in surgical skills training. International Journal of Surgery; Nov 2015; vol. 23. Link to item
2015Introduction of a new ward round approach in a cardiothoracic critical care unitYShaughnessy LShaughnessy L, Jackson J. Introduction of a new ward round approach in a cardiothoracic critical care unit. Nurs Crit Care. 2015 Jul;20(4):210-8. Link to item
2014ST-elevation myocardial infarction secondary to coronary artery spasm provoked by food~Kabir AYoung W, Bhichhyan R, Kabir A, Hussain W. ST-elevation myocardial infarction secondary to coronary artery spasm provoked by food. BMJ Case Reports 2014 Sep 15. Link to item
2014The psychosocial outcomes of anoxic brain injury following cardiac arrest.YWilson MWilson M, Staniforth A, Till R, das Nair R, Vesey P. The psychosocial outcomes of anoxic brain injury following cardiac arrest. Resuscitation. 2014 Feb 19 [Epub ahead of print] Link to item
2014The utility of a guideliner catheter in retrograde percutaneous coronary intervention of a chronic total occlusion with reverse cart - The "capture" techniqueYMozid AMozid A, Davies J, Spratt J. The utility of a guideliner catheter in retrograde percutaneous coronary intervention of a chronic total occlusion with reverse cart - The "capture" technique. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2014 May 1;83(6):929-32. Link to item
2013Advantages of a consultant led primary percutaneous coronary intervention service on patient outcome.YShowkathali RShowkathali R, Davies JR, Sayer JW, Kelly PA, Aggarwal RK, Clesham GJ. Advantages of a consultant led primary percutaneous coronary intervention service on patient outcome. QJM. 2013 Jun 29. [Epub ahead of print] Link to item
2013Comparison of bivalirudin with heparin versus abciximab with heparin for primary percutaneous coronary intervention in "Real World" practice.YShowkathali RShowkathali R, Davies JR, Parker M, Taggu W, Tang KH, Clesham GJ, Gamma RA, Sayer JW, Aggarwal RK, Kelly PA. Comparison of bivalirudin with heparin versus abciximab with heparin for primary percutaneous coronary intervention in "Real World" practice. Cardiovasc Revasc Med. 2013 Aug 21 [Epub ahead of print] Link to item
2013Coronary-pulmonary artery fistula: value of 64-MDCT imaging.YNatarajan ANatarajan A, Khokhar A, Kirk P, Patel HH, Turner D. Coronary-pulmonary artery fistula: value of 64-MDCT imaging. QJM. 2013 Jan;106(1):91-2. Link to item
2013Effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of spinal cord stimulation for refractory angina (RASCAL study): study protocol for a pilot randomized controlled trial.~Aggarwal REldabe S, Raphael J, Thomson S, Manca A, de Belder M, Aggarwal R, Banks M, Brookes M, Merotra S, Adeniba R, Davies E, Taylor RS. The effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of spinal cord stimulation for refractory angina (RASCAL study): study protocol for a pilot randomized controlled trial. Trials. 2013 Feb 22;14:57. Link to item
2013Fiber-optic intra-aortic balloon therapy and its role within cardiac surgery.YYarham GYarham G, Clements A, Morris C, Cumberland T, Bryan M, Oliver M, Burrows H, Mulholland J. Fiber-optic intra-aortic balloon therapy and its role within cardiac surgery. Perfusion. 2013 Mar;28(2):97-102 Link to item
2013Introducing delirium screening in a cardiothoracic critical care unit.YShaughnessy LShaughnessy L. Introducing delirium screening in a cardiothoracic critical care unit. Nurs Crit Care. 2013 Jan;18(1):8-13. Link to item
2013Management of ST elevation myocardial infarction in pregnancy.YConstantine AHConstantine AH, Mozid AM, Aggarwal R. Management of ST elevation myocardial infarction in pregnancy. BMJ Case Rep. 2013 Oct 10;2013. Link to item
2013Mechanical left ventricular support using a 50 cc 8 Fr fibre-optic intra-aortic balloon technology: a case report.YMulholland JMulholland J, Yarham G, Clements A, Morris C, Loja D. Mechanical left ventricular support using a 50 cc 8 Fr fibre-optic intra-aortic balloon technology: a case report. Perfusion. 2013 Mar;28(2):109-13 Link to item
2013Rosuvastatin calcium in acute coronary syndromes.YAggarwal RAggarwal R, Showkathali R. Rosuvastatin calcium in acute coronary syndromes. Expert Opin Pharmacother. 2013 Jun;14(9):1215-27. Link to item
2013The utility of a guideliner"! catheter in retrograde percutaneous coronary intervention of a chronic total occlusion with reverse cart-the "capture" technique.~Davies JRMozid AM, Davies JR, Spratt JC. The utility of a guideliner"! catheter in retrograde percutaneous coronary intervention of a chronic total occlusion with reverse cart-the "capture" technique. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2013 Oct 2. [Epub ahead of print] Link to item
2012Antiplatelet and antithrombin strategies in acute coronary syndrome: state-of-the-art review.YShowkathali RShowkathali R, Natarajan A. Antiplatelet and antithrombin strategies in acute coronary syndrome: state-of-the-art review. Curr Cardiol Rev. 2012 Aug;8(3):239-49. Link to item
2012Left ventricular outflow tract obstruction in Tako-Tsubo cardiomyopathy.YShowkathali RShowkathali R, Jagathesan R. Left ventricular outflow tract obstruction in Tako-Tsubo cardiomyopathy. Postgrad Med J. 2012 Jun;88(1040):359-60 Link to item
2012Localized hematoma: the importance of careful echocardiographic assessment.YSureshkumar DSureshkumar D, Russhard P, Davies J. Localized hematoma: the importance of careful echocardiographic assessment. Eur Heart J Cardiovasc Imaging. 2012 Jan;13(1):103. Link to item
2012Mass in the Left Atrial Appendage: A Therapeutic Dilemma.YNatarajan ANatarajan A, Tan S, Patel HN, Chukwu C, Harkness A, Harris S. Mass in the Left Atrial Appendage: A Therapeutic Dilemma. Can J Cardiol. 2012 Aug 17. Link to item
2012PAR-1 inhibitor antiplatelet agents: Performance below par?YNatarajan ANatarajan A, Showkathali R, Tang K. PAR-1 inhibitor antiplatelet agents: Performance below par? Indian Heart J. 2012 Nov-Dec;64(6):594-7. Link to item
2012ST-elevation myocardial infarction caused by thromboembolism from the left atrial appendage.YNatarajan ANatarajan A, Taggu W, Phen P, Kelly PA. ST-elevation myocardial infarction caused by thromboembolism from the left atrial appendage. QJM. 2012 Jun;105(6):587-8 Link to item
2012Vasculitic rash: do not jump to conclusions.YNatarajan ANatarajan A, Hindocha D, Kular N, Fergey S, Davis JR. Vasculitic rash: do not jump to conclusions. Clin Med. 2012 Apr;12(2):179-80. Link to item
2011A young man becomes short of breath and yellow.YSambasivan KSambasivan K, Osman E. A young man becomes short of breath and yellow.BMJ. 2011 May 18;342:d2637. Link to item
2011Acute myocardial infarction caused by paradoxical embolism with concomitant pulmonary embolism.YHline AHline A, Malik N, Khokhar A, Aggarwal R. Acute myocardial infarction caused by paradoxical embolism with concomitant pulmonary embolism. BMJ Case Rep. 2011 Jul 20;2011. Link to item
2011Aortic dissection and cytomegalovirus activation: a possible link?YChaggar PSChaggar PS, Greaves M, Williams S. Aortic dissection and cytomegalovirus activation: a possible link? Br J Hosp Med (Lond). 2011 Jan;72(1):50-1. Link to item
2011Effect of antipsychotic medications on glucose and lipid levels.YChaggar PSChaggar PS, Shaw SM, Williams S. Effect of antipsychotic medications on glucose and lipid levels. J Clin Pharmacol. 2011 May;51(5):631-8. Link to item
2011Expanding perfusion across disciplines: the use of thrombelastography technology to reduce risk in an obstetrics patient with Gray Platelet Syndrome--a case study.YClements AClements A, Jindal S, Morris C, Srivastava G, Ikomi A, Mulholland J. Expanding perfusion across disciplines: the use of thrombelastography technology to reduce risk in an obstetrics patient with Gray Platelet Syndrome--a case study. Perfusion. 2011 May;26(3):181-4. Link to item
2011Experience of atrial fibrillation ablation in a new cardiac centre using three-dimensional mapping and multielectrode duty-cycled radiofrequency ablation.YChoo WKChoo WK, Farwell D, Harris S. Experience of atrial fibrillation ablation in a new cardiac centre using three-dimensional mapping and multielectrode duty-cycled radiofrequency ablation. Arch Cardiovasc Dis. 2011 Jun-Jul;104(6-7):396-402 Link to item
2011Impact of biomarkers for endothelial dysfunction and procoagulant state on 10-year cardiovascular risk in Type 2 diabetes.YNatarajan ANatarajan A, Marshall SM, Kesteven PJ, McComb JM, Rutter MK. Impact of biomarkers for endothelial dysfunction and procoagulant state on 10-year cardiovascular risk in Type 2 diabetes. Diabet Med. 2011 Oct;28(10):1201-5 Link to item
2011Intermittent jamming of a bileaflet mechanical heart valve in the absence of any extrinsic cause of obstruction.YRusshard PRusshard P, Weerasinghe A. Intermittent jamming of a bileaflet mechanical heart valve in the absence of any extrinsic cause of obstruction. Eur J Echocardiogr. 2011 Mar;12(3):E19. Link to item
2009A fortunate escape from a broken heart: contained ventricular rupture forming a pseudoaneurysm.YLuther VLuther V, Gashau A, Davies JP, Birdi I. A fortunate escape from a broken heart: contained ventricular rupture forming a pseudoaneurysm. BMJ Case Rep. 2009; Epub 2009 Nov 18. Link to item
2009Infective endocarditis in a parachute-like asymmetrical mitral valve.YShowkathali RShowkathali R, Birdi I, Khokhar A. Infective endocarditis in a parachute-like asymmetrical mitral valve. Eur J Echocardiogr. 2009 May;10(3):476-8. Link to item
2009Polypill in cardiovascular disease: has it's time come?YKuppuswamy VKuppuswamy V, Choo WK, Gupta S. Polypill in cardiovascular disease: has it's time come? Indian Heart J. 2009 Jul-Aug;61(4):322-7. Link to item
2009Preoperative assessment of the thoracic surgical patient.~Aitchison JDBarnard S, Aitchison JD. Preoperative assessment of the thoracic surgical patient in Core Topics in Thoracic Anaesthesia p33-40. Cambridge University Press, 2009. Link to item
2008Platelet hyperactivity in type 2 diabetes: role of antiplatelet agents.YNatarajan ANatarajan A, Zaman AG, Marshall SM. Platelet hyperactivity in type 2 diabetes: role of antiplatelet agents. Diab Vasc Dis Res. 2008 Jun;5(2):138-44. Link to item
2008Successful surgical treatment of a giant coronary artery aneurysm presenting with recurrent profuse haemoptysis.YMensah OWMensah OW, Hayward PA, Koeppe M, Huth C. Successful surgical treatment of a giant coronary artery aneurysm presenting with recurrent profuse haemoptysis. J Cardiothorac Surg. 2008 Jun 29;3:36. Link to item
2007Implantable cardioverter defibrillators.YHarris SHarris S, Dhinoja M. Implantable cardioverter defibrillators. Clin Med. 2007 Aug;7(4):397-400. Link to item
2000Prediction of early post-transplant function of non-heart-beating donor lungs.YAitchison JDAitchison JD, Orr HE, Flecknell PA, Kirby JA, Dark JH. Prediction of early post-transplant function of non-heart-beating donor lungs. Poster presentation to the International Transplantation Society , Rome, 27th August 2000.

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