Cardiology

Research Project Title Investigators Brief Project Description ISLHD Sites/Departments [External organisations]
PROTECT-ICD Trial Astin Lee Programmed Ventricular Stimulation to Risk Stratify for Early Cardioverter-defibrillator Implantation to Prevent Tachyarrhythmia following Acute Myocardial Infarction. Cardiology, Cardiac Research
Recurrent Myocardial Infarction rates in Acute Coronary Syndrome Pratap Shetty, Fady Zaky, Avedis Ekmejian, Oliver Evans, Claire Lynch Recurrent 12-Month Myocardial Infarction Rates in Patients Discharged with Acute Coronary Syndrome: A Retrospective Analysis from a Regional Referral Centre. Cardiology Department
Ulnar Artery approach for percutaneous cardiac catheterization Ritin Fenandez, Fady Zaky, Avedis Ekmejian, Elizabeth Curtis, Astin Lee Safety and efficacy of ulnar artery approach for percutaneous cardiac catheterization: Systematic review and meta-analysis. Cardiology Department
Experience of Ulner Artery catheterisation Claire Lynch, Edward Danson, Avedis Ekmejian, Fady Zaky, Astin Lee Ulnar Artery Catheterisation: the Wollongong Experience. Cardiology Department
The use of CHA2DS2VASc score in predicting the outcome of electrical cardioversion in patients with persistent atrial fibrillation immediately post cardioversion and at 4 weeks Vijayatubini Vijayarajan, Avedis Ekmejian, Fady Zaky, Pratap Shetty The use of CHA2DS2VASc score in predicting the outcome of electrical cardioversion in patients with persistent atrial fibrillation immediately post cardioversion and at 4 weeks. Cardiology Department
Depression Screening Post Myocardial Infarction Sandra McCreanor Screening for depression in patients having sustained myocardial infarction. Cardiology Department
The Criteria-Led Discharge Program Renee Stubbs, Mark Aquilina, Astin Lee, Avedis Akmejian Exploring Criteria-Led Discharge Program (CLD) for Outpatient Percutaneous Coronary Intervention (PCI). Cardiology Department
Atherosclerosis Secondary Prevention Study Leonard Arnolda
Jose Cuenca Fernando San Gil Luise Lago
The aim of this retrospective longitudinal data linkage study is to characterise Illawarra Shoalhaven residents with an atherosclerotic event. The study aims to identify whether second atherosclerotic events can be attributed to failure to implement proven strategies for preventing cardiovascular disease or if they occur despite implementation of secondary prevention measures. Research Governance, Research Central, Clinical Chemistry Department; [CHRISP]
Trial of Screening Kidney Transplant Recipients for Coronary Artery Disease Paola Ferrari Canadian-Australasian Randomised Trial of Screening Kidney Transplant Recipients for Coronary Artery Disease. Cardiology, Medical Records, Renal Medicine
Oral anticoagulants in AF Pratap Shetty Use of novel oral anticoagulants in direct current cardioversion for atrial fibrillation. Cardiology Department