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Researcher: Hardikar, AA (Dr Ashutosh Hardikar)

Fields of Research

Respiratory diseases
Cardiology (incl. cardiovascular diseases)

Research Objectives

Clinical health
Diagnosis of human diseases and conditions
Treatment of human diseases and conditions

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

An economic analysis of medical and surgical management of aortopathy associated with bicuspid aortic valve; European Heart Journal - Quality of Care and Clinical Outcomes
Aortic reservoir pressure corresponds to cyclic changes in aortic volume: physiological validation in humans; Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology
Blunt cardiac rupture in the setting of previous sternotomy; Annals of Thoracic Surgery
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and lung cancer: underlying pathophysiology and new therapeutic modalities; Drugs
Does the leaflet fusion subtype affect pattern and rate of growth in BAV aortopathy?: A study of 102 BAV aortopathy cases with a literature review; Heart Lung and Circulation
Dysregulation of endocytic machinery and ACE2 in small airways of smokers and COPD patients can augment their susceptibility to SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) infections; American Journal of Physiology
Endothelial to mesenchymal transition: a precursor to post-COVID-19 interstitial pulmonary fibrosis and vascular obliteration?; The European Respiratory Journal
Epithelial mesenchymal transition (EMT) in small and large airways of smokers: potential role in both airway fibrosis and cancer; The 8th International Young Investigators’ Meeting (YIM) on Airway Smooth Muscle and Fibroblast Biology
Epithelial mesenchymal transition (EMT) in the small and large airways of lung cancer patients undergoing thoracotomy; European Respiratory Society Annual Congress
Epithelial mesenchymal transition in smokers: large versus small airways and relation to airflow obstruction; International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Increased myofibroblasts in the small airways, and relationship to remodelling and functional changes in smokers and COPD patients: potential role of epithelial-mesenchymal transition; ERJ Open Research
Intracardiac lipoma arising from the papillary muscle; Journal of Cardiac Surgery
Patient risk factors for bioprosthetic aortic valve degeneration: a systematic review and meta-analysis; Heart, Lung and Circulation
Surgical thresholds for bicuspid aortic valve associated aortopathy; JACC: Cardiovascular Imaging
The natural history of guidelines: the case of aortopathy related to bicuspid aortic valves; International Journal of Cardiology

Research Projects

Epithelial mesenchymal transition (EMT) in the lungs of patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and lung cancer undergoing thoracotomy: role in both airway fibrosis and lung cancer; Royal Hobart Hospital Research Foundation (RHHRF)
Establishment of a Tasmanian lung cancer registry: a north and north-west collaborative initiative.; Clifford Craig Foundation (CCFoundation)

Research Candidate Supervision