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Researcher: Picone, DS (Mr Dean Picone)

Fields of Research

Cardiology (incl. Cardiovascular Diseases)
Public Health and Health Services
Cardiorespiratory Medicine and Haematology

Research Objectives

Cardiovascular System and Diseases
Diagnostic Methods
Reproductive System and Disorders

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

Accuracy of cuff-measured blood pressure: Systematic reviews and meta-analyses; Journal of the American College of Cardiology
Aortic-to-brachial artery stiffness gradient is not blood pressure independent; Journal of Human Hypertension
Aortic-to-brachial stiffness gradient and kidney function in type 2 diabetes; Journal of Hypertension
Arterial reservoir characteristics and central-to-peripheral blood pressure amplification in the human upper limb; Journal of Hypertension
Associations of reservoir-excess pressure parameters derived from central and peripheral arteries with kidney function; American Journal of Hypertension
Brachial and radial systolic blood pressure are not the same : evidence to support the Popeye phenomenon; Hypertension
Brachial-to-radial SBP amplification: implications of age and estimated central blood pressure from radial tonometry; Journal of Hypertension
Brachial-to-radial systolic blood pressure amplification in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus; Journal of Human Hypertension
Clinical relevance of exaggerated exercise blood pressure; Journal of the American College of Cardiology
Comparison of manual and automated auscultatory blood pressure during graded exercise among people with type 2 diabetes; Journal of Clinical Hypertension
Discovery of new blood pressure phenotypes and relation to accuracy of cuff devices used in daily clinical practice; Hypertension
Exaggerated blood pressure response to early stages of exercise stress testing and presence of hypertension; Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport
Identification of the optimal protocol for automated office blood pressure measurement among patients with treated hypertension; American Journal of Hypertension
Influence of age on upper arm cuff blood pressure measurement; Hypertension
Intra-arterial analysis of the best calibration methods to estimate aortic blood pressure; Journal of Hypertension
Longitudinal changes in excess pressure independently predict declining renal function among healthy individuals - A pilot study; American Journal of Hypertension
Measuring the interaction between the macro- and micro-vasculature; Frontiers in Cardiovascular Medicine
Non-invasive measurement of reservoir pressure parameters from brachial-cuff blood pressure waveforms; Journal of Clinical Hypertension
Nonvalidated home blood pressure devices dominate the online marketplace in Australia: major implications for cardiovascular risk management; Hypertension
Optimal automated unobserved office blood pressure protocol: only 6-minutes and two readings may be needed
Paucity of evidence for the effectiveness of prophylactic low-dose oxytocin protocols (<5;IU) compared with 5IU in women undergoing elective caesarean section: a systematic review of randomised controlled trials; European Journal of Anaesthesiology
Pulsatile interaction between the macro-vasculature and micro-vasculature: proof-of-concept among patients with type 2 diabetes; European Journal of Applied Physiology
The influence of SBP amplification on the accuracy of form-factor-derived mean arterial pressure; Journal of Hypertension
Validation study to determine the accuracy of central blood pressure measurement using the Sphygmocor Xcel cuff device; Hypertension

Research Projects

A smarter way to measure blood pressure; Royal Hobart Hospital Research Foundation (RHHRF)
Increasing the global availability of validated blood pressure devices: (VALID BP) a translational project of the Lancet Commission on Hypertension Group

Research Candidate Supervision