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Researcher: Marwick, TH (Professor Tom Marwick)

Fields of Research

Cardiology (incl. Cardiovascular Diseases)
Cardiorespiratory Medicine and Haematology
Dietetics and Nutrigenomics
Epidemiology
Systems Physiology
Preventive Medicine
Animal Physiology - Systems
Ecosystem Function
Environmental and Occupational Health and Safety
Medical Biochemistry and Metabolomics
Primary Health Care
Biodiscovery
Endocrinology
Biostatistics
Medical Biochemistry: Carbohydrates
Cancer Cell Biology
Geriatrics and Gerontology
Public Health and Health Services
Public Nutrition Intervention
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health
Medical Biotechnology
Clinical Sciences
Health and Community Services
Sports Medicine
Aged Health Care
Medical and Health Sciences

Research Objectives

Cardiovascular System and Diseases
Blood Disorders
Preventive Medicine
Diabetes
Environmental Health
Occupational Health
Health and Support Services
Atmospheric Processes and Dynamics
Inherited Diseases (incl. Gene Therapy)
Diagnostic Methods
Injury Control
Health Education and Promotion
Nutrition
Health Related to Ageing
Child Health

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

A comparative analysis of risk stratification tools for emergency department patients with chest pain; International Journal of Emergency Medicine
A comparison of methods for assessing total arterial compliance; Journal of Human Hypertension
A foregone conclusion?: risk stratification in pacemaker-associated endocarditis; JACC: Cardiovascular Imaging
A randomized study of the beneficial effects of aldosterone antagonism on LV function, structure, and fibrosis markers in metabolic syndrome; JACC: Cardiovascular Imaging
A six-month exercise intervention in subclinical diabetic heart disease: Effects on exercise capacity, autonomic and myocardial function; Metabolism: Clinical and Experimental
A systematic approach to chronic heart failure care: a consensus statement; Medical Journal of Australia
Abnormal contractile reserve to exercise: a stress echocardiographic abnormality that may be associated with myocardial rather than coronary artery disease; Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography
Accuracy and interobserver concordance of echocardiographic assessment of right ventricular size and systolic function: a quality control exercise; Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography
Acute elevation of triglycerides increases left ventricular contractility and alters ventricular-vascular interaction; American Journal of Physiology: Heart and Circulatory Physiology
Acute response of blood glucose to short-term exercise training in patients with type 2 diabetes; Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport
Afterload dependence of right ventricular myocardial strain; Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography
Aldosterone antagonists improve ejection fraction and functional capacity independently of functional class: a meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials; Heart
Alterations in regional myocardial deformation assessed by strain imaging in cardiac amyloidosis; Echocardiography
Alternative methods for the assessment of mechanical dyssynchrony using phase analysis of gated single photon emission computed tomography myocardial perfusion imaging; International Journal of Cardiovascular Imaging
An economic analysis of medical and surgical management of aortopathy associated with bicuspid aortic valve; European Heart Journal - Quality of Care and Clinical Outcomes
An intensive interactive course for 3D echocardiography: Is 'crop till you drop' an effective learning strategy?; European Journal of Echocardiography
Anthracyclines induce early changes in left ventricular systolic and diastolic function: A single centre study; PLoS ONE
Aortic surgery for ascending aortic aneurysms under 5.0 cm in diameter in the presence of bicuspid aortic valve; JACC: Cardiovascular Imaging
Application of a Parametric Display of Two-Dimensional Speckle-Tracking Longitudinal Strain to Improve the Etiologic Diagnosis of Mild to Moderate Left Ventricular Hypertrophy; Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography
Application of an exercise intervention on the evolution of diastolic dysfunction in patients with diabetes mellitus: efficacy and effectiveness; Circulation: Heart Failure
Appropriate test selection for single-photon emission computed tomography imaging: Association with clinical risk, posttest management, and outcomes; American Heart Journal
Appropriateness and outcomes: is it time to adopt appropriate use criteria outside of North America?; Heart
Arterial stiffness, central blood pressure and body size in health and disease; International Journal of Obesity
Assessment of left atrial mechanics in patients with atrial fibrillation: comparison between two-dimensional speckle-based strain and velocity vector imaging; American Society of Echocardiography. Journal
Assessment of myocardial viability at dobutamine echocardiography by deformation analysis using tissue velocity and speckle-tracking; JACC: Cardiovascular Imaging
Assessment of nonischemic myocardial fibrosis; Journal of the American College of Cardiology
Assessment of right ventricular longitudinal strain in patients with ischemic cardiomyopathy: head-to-head comparison between two-dimensional speckle-based strain and velocity vector imaging using volumetric assessment by cardiac magnetic resonance as a 'gold standard'; Echocardiography
Assessment of Subendocardial Structure and Function; JACC: Cardiovascular Imaging
Assessment of temporal heterogeneity and regional motion to identify wall motion abnormalities using treadmill exercise stress three-dimensional echocardiography; Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography
Association between electrocardiographic and echocardiographic markers of stage B heart failure and cardiovascular outcome; ESC Heart Failure
Association between myocardial mechanics and iIschemic LV remodeling; JACC: Cardiovascular Imaging
Association between socio-economic status and incident atrial fibrillation; Internal Medicine Journal
Association of abnormal left ventricular functional reserve with outcome in heart failure with preserved ejection fraction; JACC: Cardiovascular Imaging
Association of active and passive components of LV diastolic filling with exercise intolerance in heart failure with preserved ejection fraction. Mechanistic insights from spironolactone response; JACC: Cardiovascular Imaging
Association of ambient particulate matter with heart failure incidence and all-cause readmissions in Tasmania: an observational study; BMJ Open
Association of cardiac autonomic neuropathy with subclinical myocardial dysfunction in type 2 diabeties; JACC: Cardiovascular Imaging
Association of depression with evolution of heart failure in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus; Cardiovascular Diabetology
Association of epicardial fat, hypertension, subclinical coronary artery disease, and metabolic syndrome with left ventricular diastolic dysfunction; The American Journal of Cardiology
Association of exercise intolerance in type 2 diabetes with skeletal muscle blood flow reserve; JACC: Cardiovascular Imaging
Association of imaging markers of myocardial fibrosis with metabolic and functional disturbances in early diabetic cardiomyopathy; Circulation: Cardiovascular Imaging
Association of left ventricular mechanical dyssynchrony with survival benefit from revascularization: a study of gated positron emission tomography in patients with ischemic LV dysfunction and narrow QRS; European Journal of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging
Association of left ventricular strain with 30-Day mortality and readmission in patients with heart failure; Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography
Association of Masked Hypertension and Left Ventricular Remodeling With the Hypertensive Response to Exercise; American Journal of Hypertension
Association of myocardial deformation with mortality independent of myocardial ischemia and left ventricular hypertrophy; JACC: Cardiovascular Imaging
Association of myocardial deformation with outcome in asymptomatic aortic stenosis with normal ejection fraction; Circulation: Cardiovascular Imaging
Association of myocardial strain with left ventricular geometry and progression of hypertensive heart disease; The American Journal of Cardiology
Association of Outcome with Left Ventricular Parameters Measured by Two-Dimensional and Three-Dimensional Echocardiography in Patients at High Cardiovascular Risk; Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography
Association of reduced apical untwisting with incident HF in asymptomatic patients with HF risk factors; JACC: Cardiovascular Imaging
Association of survival time with transthoracic echocardiography in stable patients with heart failure: Is routine follow-up ever appropriate?; International Journal of Cardiology
Association of the active and passive components of left atrial deformation with left ventricular function; Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography
Association of waist circumference with impaired six-minute walk in type 2 diabetes mellitus is independent of cardiac function; Journal of Diabetes and Its Complications
Associations of childhood and adult obesity with left ventricular structure and function; International Journal of Obesity
Atrial strain rate is a sensitive measure of alterations in atrial phasic function in healthy ageing; Heart
Augmentation index, left ventricular contractility, and wave reflection; Hypertension
Baseline and follow-up assessment of regional left ventricular volume using 3-dimensional echocardiography: comparison with cardiac magnetic resonance; Cardiovascular Ultrasound
Biomarker and imaging responses to spironolactone in subclinical diabetic cardiomyopathy; European Heart Journal Cardiovascular Imaging
Cardiac and vascular structure and function parameters do not improve with alternate nightly home hemodialysis: an interventional cohort study; BMC Nephrology
Cardiac dimensions are largely determined by dietary salt in patients with primary aldosteronism: results of a case-control study; Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism
Cardiac MRI in the assessment of cardiac injury and toxicity from cancer chemotherapy: a systematic review; Circulation. Cardiovascular Imaging
Cardioprotective effect of β-adrenoceptor blockade in patients with breast cancer undergoing chemotherapy: Follow-up study of heart failure; Circulation: Heart Failure
Cardiorespiratory fitness and cardiovascular burden in chronic kidney disease; Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport
Cardiorespiratory fitness is independently associated with 25-hydroxyvitamin D in chronic kidney disease; Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology
Cardiovascular and other competing causes of death among patients with cancer from 2006 to 2015: An Australian population-based study; Cancer
Carotid extra-medial thickness does not predict adverse cardiovascular outcomes in high-risk adults; Diabetes & Metabolism
Central blood pressure measurement may improve risk stratification; Journal of Human Hypertension
Central Hemodynamics and Cardiovascular Risk in Nondippers; Journal of Clinical Hypertension
Changes in Left Atrial Mechanics Following Pericardiectomy for Pericardial Constriction; Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography
Changes in left atrial volume in diabetes mellitus: more than diastolic dysfunction?; European Heart Journal Cardiovascular Imaging
Chemotherapy-related cardiomyopathy: a neglected aspect of cancer survivorship; Internal Medicine Journal
Cigarette smoking and albuminuria are associated with impaired arterial smooth muscle function in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus: a FIELD substudy; Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice
Clinical assessment of left ventricular systolic torsion: Effects of myocardial infarction and ischemia; American Society of Echocardiography. Journal
Clinical prediction of incident heart failure risk: a systematic review and meta-analysis; Open Heart
Clinical utility of multimodality LA imaging: assessment of size, function, and structure; JACC: Cardiovascular Imaging
Community Screening for Nonischemic Cardiomyopathy in Asymptomatic Subjects ≥65 Years With Stage B Heart Failure; The American Journal of Cardiology
Comparative definitions for moderate-severe ischemia in stress nuclear, echocardiography, and Magnetic Resonance Imaging; JACC: Cardiovascular Imaging
Comparative prediction of cardiac events by wall motion, wall motion plus coronary flow reserve, or myocardial perfusion analysis: a multicenter study of contrast stress echocardiography; JACC: Cardiovascular Imaging
Comparison of different interdialytic intervals among hemodialysis patients on their echocardiogram-based cardiovascular parameters; American Heart Journal
Comparison of dobutamine stress echocardiography, dobutamine SPECT, and adenosine SPECT myocardial perfusion imaging in patients with end-stage renal disease; Journal of Nuclear Cardiology
Comparison of left atrial phasic function in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy versus systemic hypertension using strain rate imaging; The American Journal of Cardiology
Comparison of three-dimensional Echocardiographic findings to those of Magnetic Resonance Imaging for determination of left ventricular mass in patients With Ischemic and Non-Ischemic Cardiomyopathy; American Journal of Cardiology
Composite outcome measures in a pragmatic clinical trial of chronic heart failure management: A comparative assessment; International Journal of Cardiology
Comprehensive echocardiographic detection of treatment-related cardiac dysfunction in adult survivors of childhood cancer: results from the St. Jude Lifetime Cohort Study; Journal of the American College of Cardiology
Contribution of abnormal arterial function to cardiac syndrome X: a study of pressure waveform analysis and exercise haemodynamics; Journal of Human Hypertension
Contribution of abnormal central blood pressure to left ventricular filling pressure during exercise in patients with heart failure and preserved ejection fraction; Journal of Hypertension
Contribution of cardiovascular reserve to prognostic categories of heart failure with preserved ejection fraction: A classification based on machine learning; Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography
Contribution of exercise echocardiography to the diagnosis of heart failure with preserved ejection fraction (HFpEF); Heart
Contributions of nondiastolic factors to exercise intolerance in heart failure with preserved ejection fraction; Journal of the American College of Cardiology
Coronary artery disease and outcomes of aortic valve replacement for severe aortic stenosis; American College of Cardiology. Journal
Correlates of preclinical cardiovascular disease in Indigenous and Non-Indigenous Australians: A case control study; Cardiovascular Ultrasound
Cost Effectiveness of Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement Compared with Medical Management or Surgery for Patients with Aortic Stenosis; Applied Health Economics and Health Policy
Cost-effectiveness of computed tomographic angiography before reoperative coronary artery bypass grafting: a decision-analytic model; Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes
Cost-effectiveness of coronary computed tomography and cardiac stress imaging in the emergency department; JACC: Cardiovascular Imaging
Cost-effectiveness of strain-targeted cardioprotection for prevention of chemotherapy-induced cardiotoxicity; International Journal of Cardiology
Current and evolving echocardiographic techniques for the quantitative evaluation of cardiac mechanics: ASE/EAE consensus statement on methodology and indications endorsed by the Japanese Society of Echocardiography; European Journal of Echocardiography
Decision making in asymptomatic aortic regurgitation in the era of guidelines: incremental values of resting and exercise cardiac dysfunction; Circulation. Cardiovascular Imaging
Definitions for a common standard for 2D speckle tracking echocardiography: consensus document of the EACVI/ASE/Industry Task Force to standardize deformation imaging; European Heart Journal Cardiovascular Imaging
Derivation of the distensibility coefficient using tissue Doppler as a marker of arterial function; Clinical Science
Detection of coronary artery disease with perfusion stress echocardiography using a novel ultrasound imaging agent: two Phase 3 international trials in comparison with radionuclide perfusion imaging; European Journal of Echocardiography
Determinants of changes in blood glucose response to short-term exercise training in patients with Type 2 diabetes; Clinical Science
Development and validation of a screening tool for the identification of inappropriate transthoracic echocardiograms; BMJ Open
Development of a consensus algorithm to improve interobserver agreement and accuracy in the determination of tricuspid regurgitation severity; Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography
Development of a consensus document to improve multireader concordance and accuracy of aortic regurgitation severity grading by echocardiography versus cardiac magnetic resonance imaging; The American Journal of Cardiology
Diagnosis of nonischemic stage B heart failure in type 2 diabetes mellitus: optimal parameters for prediction of heart failure; JACC: Cardiovascular Imaging
Diagnostic accuracy of heart-rate recovery after exercise in the assessment of diabetic cardiac autonomic neuropathy; Diabetic Medicine
Does moderate tricuspid regurgitation require attention during mitral valve surgery?; A N Z Journal of Surgery
Dyssynchrony, contraction efficiency and regional function with apical and non-apical RV pacing; Heart
EAE/ASE recommendations for image acquisition and display using three-dimensional echocardiography; Journal American Society of Echocardiography
EAE/ASE recommendations for image acquisition and display using three-dimensional echocardiography; European Heart Journal
Echocardiographic assessment of raised pulmonary vascular resistance: application to diagnosis and follow-up of pulmonary hypertension; Heart
Echocardiographic assessment of right ventricular function: how to account for tricuspid regurgitation and pulmonary hypertension; JACC: Cardiovascular Imaging
Echocardiographic predictors of reverse remodeling after cardiac resynchronization therapy and subsequent events; Circulation: Cardiovascular Imaging
Echocardiographic screening for non-ischaemic stage B heart failure in the community; European Journal of Heart Failure
Echocardiography in the era of multimodality imaging; Heart, Lung and Circulation
Effect of If-Channel Inhibition on Hemodynamic Status and Exercise Tolerance in Heart Failure With Preserved Ejection Fraction: A Randomized Trial; Journal of the American College of Cardiology
Effect of Aldosterone Antagonism on Exercise Tolerance in Heart Failure With Preserved Ejection Fraction; Journal of the American College of Cardiology
Effect of early initiation of dialysis on cardiac structure and function: results from the echo substudy of the IDEAL trial; American Journal of Kidney Diseases
Effect of Experience and Training on the Concordance and Precision of Strain Measurements; JACC: Cardiovascular Imaging
Effect of mineralocorticoid receptor antagonists on cardiac structure and function in patients with diastolic dysfunction and heart failure with preserved ejection fraction: a meta-analysis and systematic review; Journal of the American Heart Association
Effect of recommendations on interobserver consistency of diastolic function evaluation; JACC: Cardiovascular Imaging
Effect of right ventricular pacing lead site on left ventricular function in patients with high-grade atrioventricular block: results of the Protect-Pace study; European Heart Journal
Effect of right ventricular pacing on right ventricular mechanics and tricuspid regurgitation in patients with high-grade atrioventricular block and sinus rhythm (from the Protection of Left Ventricular Function During Right Ventricular Pacing Study); American Journal of Cardiology
Effect of statin therapy on the risk for incident heart failure in patients with breast cancer receiving anthracycline chemotherapy: An observational clinical cohort study; Journal of the American College of Cardiology
Effects of downstream drug metabolites of spironolactone on aortic stiffness and ambulatory blood pressure; 24th Scientific Meeting of the International Society of Hypertension
Effects of exercise and lifestyle intervention on cardiovascular function in CKD; Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology
Effects of exercise intervention on myocardial function in type 2 diabetes; Heart
Effects of myocardial ischaemia on left ventricular untwist and filling pressure; Heart
Effects of perhexiline on myocardial deformation in patients with ischaemic left ventricular dysfunction; International Journal of Cardiology
Effects of treatment on exercise tolerance, cardiac function, and mortality in heart failure with preserved ejection fraction; Journal of the American College of Cardiology
Efficacy of home-based exercise programmes for people with chronic heart failure: a meta-analysis; European Journal of Preventive Cardiology
Environmental impact of cardiac imaging tests for the diagnosis of coronary artery disease; Heart
Establishing the cost-effectiveness of percutaneous coronary intervention for chronic total occlusion in stable angina: a decision-analytic model; Heart
Evaluation of hemolysis in microcatheter directed blood infusion at different flow rates for transarterial salvage reperfusion: In-vitro study; Biorheology
Evidence Base for Quality Control Activities in Cardiovascular Imaging; JACC: Cardiovascular Imaging
Evolution and outcome of diastolic dysfunction; Heart
Exercise limitation associated with asymptomatic left ventricular impairment: Analogy with Stage B heart failure; Journal of the American College of Cardiology
Exercise testing in asymptomatic patients after revascularization: are outcomes altered?; Archives of Internal Medicine
Exercise training for type 2 diabetes mellitus: impact on cardiovascular risk: a scientific statement from the American Hearth Association; Circulation
Exercise training in recently hospitalized heart failure patients enrolled in a disease management programme: design of the EJECTION-HF randomized controlled trial; The European Journal of Heart Failure
Expert consensus for multimodality imaging evaluation of adult patients during and after cancer therapy: a report from the American Society of Echocardiography and the European Association of Cardiovascular Imaging; European Heart Journal Cardiovascular Imaging
Expert consensus for Multimodality Imaging Evaluation of adult patients during and after cancer therapy: a report from the American Society of Echocardiography and the European Association of Cardiovascular Imaging; Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography
Extending the Use of Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy : Do We Need a New Algorithm?; Journal of the American College of Cardiology
Feasibility and accuracy of different techniques of two-dimensional speckle based strain and validation with harmonic phase magnetic resonance imaging; Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography
Feasibility and clinical decision-making with 3D echocardiography in routine practice; Heart
Fenofibrate effects on arterial endothelial function in adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus: A FIELD substudy; Atherosclerosis
Fibrosis and cardiac function in obesity: A randomised controlled trial of aldosterone blockade; Heart
Finding the gatekeeper to the cardiac catheterization laboratory: coronary CT angiography or stress testing?; Journal of the American College of Cardiology
Follow-Up of Pulmonary Hypertension With Echocardiography; JACC: Cardiovascular Imaging
Functional and anatomic responses of the left atrium to change in estimated left ventricular filling pressure; Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography
Gender differences in systolic tissue velocity: role of left ventricular length; European Journal of Echocardiography
Global 2-dimensional strain as a new prognosticator in patients with heart failure; Journal of the American College of Cardiology
Global left atrial strain in the prediction of sinus rhythm maintenance after catheter ablation for atrial fibrillation; Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography
Grading diastolic function by echocardiography: hemodynamic validation of existing guidelines; Cardiovascular Ultrasound
Growth and geographical variation in the use of cardiac imaging in Australia; Internal Medicine Journal
Guiding hypertension management using central blood pressure: effect of medication withdrawal on left ventricular function; American Journal of Hypertension
Handheld ultrasound: accurate diagnosis at a lower cost?; JACC: Cardiovascular Imaging
Heart failure, ventricular dysfunction and risk factor prevalence in Australian Aboriginal peoples: the Heart of the Heart Study; Heart
Hemodynamic benefit of rest and exercise optimization of cardiac resynchronization therapy; Echocardiography
High mortality in patients presenting with acute pulmonary embolism and elevated INR not on anticoagulant therapy; Thrombosis and Haemostasis
How I do it: judging appropriateness for TTE and TEE; Cardiovascular Ultrasound
How similar are the mice to men? Between-species comparison of left ventricular mechanics using strain imaging; PloS One
How to manage ischaemic mitral regurgitation; Heart
Identification of therapeutic benefit from revascularization in patients with left ventricular systolic dysfunction: inducible ischemia versus hibernating myocardium; Circulation. Cardiovascular Imaging
Imaging cardiac resynchronization therapy; JACC: Cardiovascular Imaging
Imaging-guided cardioprotective treatment in a community elderly population of stage B heart failure; JACC: Cardiovascular Imaging
Impact of aortic valve replacement on outcome of symptomatic patients with severe aortic stenosis with low gradient and preserved left ventricular ejection fraction; Circulation
Impact of coronary revascularization and transmural extent of scar on regional left ventricular remodelling; European Heart Journal
Impact of home versus clinic-based management of chronic heart failure: the WHICH (which heart failure intervention is most cost-effective & consumer friendly in reducing hospital care) multicenter, randomized trial; Journal of the American College of Cardiology
Impact of repeat myocardial revascularization on outcome in patients with silent ischemia after previous revascularization; Journal of the American College of Cardiology
Impact of spironolactone on vascular, myocardial, and functional parameters in untreated patients with a hypertensive response to exercise; American Journal of Hypertension
Importance of calibration method in central blood pressure for cardiac structural abnormalities; American Journal of Hypertension
Improved Interobserver Variability and Accuracy of Echocardiographic Visual Left Ventricular Ejection Fraction Assessment through a Self-Directed Learning Program Using Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Images; Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography
Improvement in strain concordance between two major vendors after the Strain Standardization Initiative; Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography
Improvement of left ventricular function by lifestyle intervention in obesity: contributions of weight loss and reduced insulin resistance; Diabetologia
In Reply: Predicting 30-Day Readmission or Death in Patients With Heart Failure: Looking Beyond the C Statistic; JAMA Cardiology
Incremental prognostic value of global longitudinal strain and 18F-fludeoxyglucose positron emission tomography in patients with systemic sarcoidosis; American Journal of Cardiology
Incremental value of left atrial structural and functional characteristics for prediction of atrial fibrillation in patients receiving cardiac pacing; Circulation: Cardiovascular Imaging
Incremental value of three-dimensional echocardiography in the evaluation of left ventricular size in mitral regurgitation: A follow-up study after mitral valve surgery; Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography
Independent and incremental role of quantitative right ventricular evaluation for the prediction of right ventricular failure after left ventricular assist device implantation; Journal of the American College of Cardiology
Independent and incremental value of deformation indices for prediction of trastuzumab-induced cardiotoxicity; Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography
Independent association of left atrial function with exercise capacity in patients with preserved ejection fraction; Heart
Infarct Characterization and Quantification by Delayed Enhancement Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Imaging Is a Powerful Independent and Incremental Predictor of Mortality in Patients With Advanced Ischemic Cardiomyopathy; Circulation. Cardiovascular Imaging
Inflammation predicts accelerated brachial arterial wall changes in patients with recent-onset rheumatoid arthritis; Arthritis Research and Therapy
Influence of altered blood rheology on ventricular-vascular response to exercise; Hypertension
Influence of cardiovascular risk factors on total arterial compliance; American Society of Echocardiography. Journal
Integrated backscatter as a fibrosis marker in the metabolic syndrome: association with biochemical evidence of fibrosis and left ventricular dysfunction; European Heart Journal: Cardiovascular Imaging
Interaction and prognostic effects of left ventricular diastolic dysfunction and patient-prosthesis mismatch as determinants of outcome after isolated aortic valve replacements; The American Journal of Cardiology
Interaction of left ventricular geometry and myocardial ischemia in the response of myocardial deformation to stress; The American Journal of Cardiology
Is there a role for diastolic function assessment in era of delayed enhancement cardiac magnetic resonance imaging? A multimodality imaging study in patients with advanced ischemic cardiomyopathy; American Heart Journal
Left atrial booster pump function is an independent predictor of subsequent life-threatening ventricular arrhythmias in non-ischaemic cardiomyopathy; European Heart Journal Cardiovascular Imaging
Left ventricular global longitudinal strain (GLS) is a superior predictor of all-cause and cardiovascular mortality when compared to ejection fraction in advanced chronic kidney disease; PLoS One
Left ventricular mass and volume with Telmisartan, Ramipril, or combination in patients with previous atherosclerotic events or with diabetes mellitus (from the ONgoing Telmisartan Alone and in combination with Ramipril Global Endpoint Trial [ONTARGET]); The American Journal of Cardiology
Left Ventricular Systolic Function; ASE’s Comprehensive Echocardiography, 2nd Edition
Left ventricular volume measurement with echocardiography: a comparison of left ventricular opacification, three-dimensional echocardiography, or both with magnetic resonance imaging; European Heart Journal
Lifestyle Change Diminishes a Hypertensive Response to Exercise in Type 2 Diabetes; Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise
Long-term Risk of Heart Failure and Myocardial Dysfunction After Thoracic Radiotherapy: A Systematic Review; Canadian Journal of Cardiology
Long-term survival of patients with radiation heart disease undergoing cardiac surgery: a cohort study; Circulation (Baltimore)
Markov model for selection of aortic valve replacement versus transcatheter aortic valve implantation (without replacement) in high-risk patients; The American Journal of Cardiology
Masked hypertension is 'unmasked' by low-intensity exercise blood pressure; Blood Pressure
Measurement of arterial distensibility and compliance to assess prognosis; Atherosclerosis
Mechanics and prognostic value of left and right ventricular dysfunction in patients with systemic sclerosis; European Heart Journal Cardiovascular Imaging
Meta-Analysis of Association Between Mediastinal Radiotherapy and Long-Term Heart Failure; The American Journal of Cardiology
Meta-analysis of effects of optimization of cardiac resynchronization therapy on left ventricular function, exercise capacity, and quality of life in patients with heart failure; American Journal of Cardiology
Meta-analysis of risks for short-term readmission in patients with heart failure; American Journal of Cardiology
Methods used for the assessment of LV systolic function: common currency or tower of Babel?; Heart
Mild cognitive impairment predicts death and readmission within 30 days of discharge for heart failure; International Journal of Cardiology
MOGE(S) nosology in low-to-middle-income countries; Nature Reviews. Cardiology
MRI-derived myocardial strain measures in normal subjects; JACC: Cardiovascular Imaging
Myocardial perfusion imaging using contrast echocardiography; Progress in Cardiovascular Diseases
Myocardial scar burden predicts survival benefit with implantable cardioverter defibrillator implantation in patients with severe ischaemic cardiomyopathy: Influence of gender; Heart
Myocardial strain measurement with 2-dimensional speckle-tracking echocardiography; JACC: Cardiovascular Imaging
Navigating the fine line between benefit and risk in chronic atrial fibrillation: rationale and design of the Standard versus Atrial Fibrillation spEcific managemenT studY (SAFETY); International Journal of Cardiology
New ultrasound technologies for quantitative assessment of left ventricular function; Stress Echocardiography
Nonechocardiographic imaging in evaluation for cardiac resynchronization therapy; Circulation: Cardiovascular Imaging
Noninvasive assessment of pulmonary vascular resistance by doppler echocardiography; Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography
Noninvasive Imaging to Evaluate Women With Stable Ischemic Heart Disease; JACC: Cardiovascular Imaging
Normal ranges of left atrial strain by speckle-tracking echocardiography: A systematic review and meta-analysis; Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography
Normal ranges of left ventricular strain: a meta-analysis; Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography
Outcomes of asymptomatic adults with combined aortic stenosis and regurgitation; Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography
Pathophysiological effects of different risk factors for heart failure; Open Heart
Patient preferences and willingness-to-pay for a home or clinic based program of chronic heart failure management: findings from the Which? trial; PLoS One
Patient preferences for the delivery of disease management in chronic heart failure: a qualitative study; Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing
Patients with coronary slow flow phenomenon demonstrate normal myocardial blood flow and arterial wave reflection between acute episodes; International Journal of Cardiology
Patients with type 2 diabetes have exaggerated brachial and central exercise blood pressure: Relation to left ventricular relative wall thickness; American Journal of Hypertension
Performance of conventional echocardiographic parameters and myocardial measurements in the sequential evaluation of left ventricular function; The American Journal of Cardiology
Perspective on the cost-effectiveness of transapical aortic valve implantation in high-risk patients: outcomes of a decision-analytic model; Annals of Cardiothoracic Surgery
Practical guidance in echocardiographic assessment of global longitudinal strain; JACC: Cardiovascular Imaging
Prediction of 30-Day Heart Failure-Specific Readmission Risk by Echocardiographic Parameters; The American Journal of Cardiology
Prediction of all-cause mortality from global longitudinal speckle strain: comparison with ejection fraction and wall motion scoring; Circulation: Cardiovascular Imaging
Prediction of heart failure in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus - A systematic review and meta-analysis; Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice
Prediction of hospital outcome in septic shock: a prospective comparison of tissue Doppler and cardiac biomarkers; Critical Care
Predictive Score for 30-Day Readmission or Death in Heart Failure; JAMA Cardiology
Prognosis of patients with ischaemic cardiomyopathy after coronary revascularisation: relation to viability and improvement in left ventricular ejection fraction; Heart
Prognostic implications of global LV dysfunction: a systematic review and meta-analysis of global longitudinal strain and ejection fraction; Heart
Prognostic implications of left ventricular filling pressure with exercise; Circulation. Cardiovascular Imaging
Prognostic Implications of LV Strain Risk Score in Asymptomatic Patients With Hypertensive Heart Disease; JACC: Cardiovascular Imaging
Prognostic significance of exercise-induced right ventricular dysfunction in asymptomatic degenerative mitral regurgitation; Circulation: Cardiovascular Imaging
Prognostic value of stress imaging after revascularization: a systematic review of stress echocardiography and stress nuclear imaging; American Heart Journal
Prolonged impact of home versus clinic-based management of chronic heart failure: Extended follow-up of a pragmatic, multicentre randomized trial cohort; International Journal of Cardiology
Publishing the most impactful imaging papers; JACC: Cardiovascular Imaging
QT interval variability in type 2 diabetic patients with cardiac sympathetic dysinnervation assessed by 123I-metaiodobenzylguanidine scintigraphy; Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology
Quality-of-life implications of immediate surgery and watchful waiting in asymptomatic aortic stenosis: a decision-analytic model; Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes
Quantitation of the diastolic stress test: filling pressure vs. diastolic reserve; European Heart Journal Cardiovascular Imaging
Quantitative assessment of mitral regurgitation: how best to do it; JACC: Cardiovascular Imaging
Quantitative assessment of mitral regurgitation: validation of new methods; Journal of the American College of Cardiology
Randomized Trial of Guiding Hypertension Management Using Central Aortic Blood Pressure Compared With Best-Practice Care: Principal Findings of the BP GUIDE Study; Hypertension
Rationale and design of the strain surveillance of chemotherapy for improving cardiovascular outcomes: the SUCCOUR Trial; JACC: Cardiovascular Imaging
Real-time 3-dimensional echocardiographic quantification of left ventricular volumes. Multicenter study for validation with magnetic resonance imaging and investigation of sources of error; JACC: Cardiovascular Imaging
Real-time 3D echocardiographic quantification of left atrial volume: multicenter study for validation with CMR; JACC: Cardiovascular Imaging
Recent developments in heart failure imaging; JACC: Cardiovascular Imaging
Recommendations on the use of echocardiography in adult hypertension: a report from the European Association of Cardiovascular Imaging (EACVI) and the American Society of Echocardiography (ASE); European Heart Journal Cardiovascular Imaging
Redrawing the borders: Considering guideline revision in functional mitral regurgitation; JACC: Cardiovascular Imaging
Reduced end-systolic pressure-volume ratio response to exercise; Circulation: Cardiovascular Imaging
Relation of functional status to risk of development of atrial fibrillation; American Journal of Cardiology
Relation of heart-rate recovery to new onset heart failure and atrial fibrillation in patients with diabetes mellitus and preserved ejection fraction; The American Journal of Cardiology
Relationship between right ventricular longitudinal strain, invasive hemodynamics, and functional assessment in pulmonary arterial hypertension; Korean Circulation Journal
Relative apical sparing of longitudinal strain using two-dimensional speckle-tracking echocardiography is both sensitive and specific for the diagnosis of cardiac amyloidosis; Heart
Reliability of heart rate variability in patients with Type 2 diabetes mellitus; Diabetic Medicine
Renin-angiotensin system blockade therapy after surgical aortic valve replacement for severe aortic stenosis: a cohort study; Annals of Internal Medicine
Reply to Morton. Heart-rate responses to exercise in patients with diabetes with acute or chronic autonomic dysfunction; Diabetic Medicine
Reply: Effect of ivabradine on heart failure with preserved ejection fraction; Journal of the American College of Cardiology
Reply: To PMID 22858287; Journal of the American College of Cardiology
Reproducibility of echocardiographic techniques for sequential assessment of left ventricular ejection fraction and volumes: application to patients undergoing cancer chemotherapy; Journal of the American College of Cardiology
Research to Practice: assessment of left ventricular global longitudinal strain for surveillance of cancer chemotherapeutic-related cardiac dysfunction; JACC: Cardiovascular Imaging
Response to 'More fuel in the obesity paradox debate': fatness, fitness, stiffness and blood pressure; International Journal of Obesity
Right Ventricular Systolic Function Responses to Acute and Chronic Pulmonary Hypertension: Assessment with Myocardial Deformation; Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography
Role of cardioprotective therapy for prevention of cardiotoxicity with chemotherapy: A systematic review and meta-analysis; European Journal of Cancer
Role of imaging in the detection of reversible cardiomyopathy
Role of temporal resolution in selection of the appropriate strain technique for evaluation of subclinical myocardial dysfunction; Echocardiography: A Journal of Cardiovascular Ultrasound and Allied Techniques
Roles of nonclinical and clinical data in prediction of 30-day rehospitalization or death among heart failure patients; Journal of Cardiac Failure
Selection for Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy; JACC: Cardiovascular Imaging
Selection for early surgery in asymptomatic mitral regurgitation: A Markov model; International Journal of Cardiology
Single versus standard multiview assessment of global longitudinal strain for the diagnosis of cardiotoxicity during cancer therapy; JACC: Cardiovascular Imaging
Sleep disordered breathing as a risk of cardiac events in subjects with diabetes mellitus and normal exercise echocardiographic findings; American Journal of Cardiology
Socioeconomic disadvantage and days at home after hospital discharge of patients with heart failure; American Journal of Cardiology
Spironolactone reduces aortic stiffness in people with a hypertensive response to exercise via the blood pressure dependent effects of canrenoate; 12th meeting of the Association for Research into Arterial Structure and Physiology
Stability of left ventricular longitudinal and circumferential deformation over time and standard loading conditions; European Heart Journal - Cardiovascular Imaging
Standard versus atrial fibrillation-specific management strategy (SAFETY) to reduce recurrent admission and prolong survival: pragmatic, multicentre, randomised controlled trial; The Lancet
Standardization of left atrial, right ventricular, and right atrial deformation imaging using two-dimensional speckle tracking echocardiography: a consensus document of the EACVI/ASE/Industry Task Force to standardize deformation imaging; European Heart Journal Cardiovascular Imaging
Strain rate evaluation of phasic atrial function in hypertension; Heart
Stress echocardiography versus stress perfusion scintigraphy; Stress Echocardiography
Subclinical impairment of left ventricular function in young obese women: Contributions of polycystic ovary disease and insulin resistance; Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism
Subclinical LV dysfunction and 10-year outcomes in type 2 diabetes mellitus; Heart
Surgical thresholds for bicuspid aortic valve associated aortopathy; JACC: Cardiovascular Imaging
Survival in patients with severe ischemic cardiomyopathy undergoing revascularization versus medical therapy: association with end-systolic volume and viability; Circulation
Teaching appropriate behavior, and what to consider if that fails; JACC: Cardiovascular Imaging
Temporal changes in appropriateness of cardiac imaging; Journal of the American College of Cardiology
The cardiac MRI substudy to ongoing telmisartan alone and in combination with ramipril global endpoint trial/telmisartan randomized assessment study in ACE-intolerant subjects with cardiovascular disease: analysis protocol and baseline characteristics; Clinical Research in Cardiology
The Clinical Application of Strain: Raising the Standard; Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography
The determination of the 99th centile level for troponin assays in an Australian reference population; Annals of Clinical Biochemistry
The diabetic, hypertensive heart: epidemiology and mechanisms of a very high-risk situation; Journal of Human Hypertension
The effects of temperature and air pollution on heart failure incidence and readmissions: is beta-blocker protective?; European Heart Journal
The endogenous NOS inhibitor asymmetric dimethylarginine (ADMA) predicts LV mass independent of afterload; Nitric Oxide
The expanding frontier in valve imaging; JACC: Cardiovascular Imaging
The future of cardiovascular imaging in the diagnosis and management of heart failure. part 1: tasks and tools; Circulation. Cardiovascular Imaging
The MOGE(S) Classification for a Phenotype-Genotype Nomenclature of Cardiomyopathy: Endorsed by the World Heart Federation; Journal of the American College of Cardiology
The natural history of guidelines: the case of aortopathy related to bicuspid aortic valves; International Journal of Cardiology
The role of echocardiography in heart failure; Journal of Nuclear Medicine
The Strain of Detecting Early Target Organ Damage in Hypertension; Journal of the American College of Cardiology
The WHICH? trial: rationale and design of a pragmatic randomized, multicentre comparison of home- vs. clinic-based management of chronic heart failure patients; European Journal of Heart Failure
Threshold of ambient particulate matter level for increasing heart failure incidence may be lower than national standard; European Heart Journal
Tricuspid regurgitation and right ventricular function after mitral valve surgery with or without concomitant tricuspid valve procedure; The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
Two-dimensional longitudinal strain assessment in the presence of myocardial contrast agents is only feasible with speckle-tracking after microbubble destruction; American Society of Echocardiography. Journal
Understanding right ventricular dysfunction and functional tricuspid regurgitation accompanying mitral valve disease; The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
Update on Echocardiographic Assessment in Diabetes Mellitus; Current Cardiology Reports
Use and limitations of E/E' to assess left ventricular filling pressure by echocardiography; Journal of Cardiovascular Ultrasound
Use of a nurse-led intervention to optimize beta-blockade for reducing cardiac events after major noncardiac surgery; American Heart Journal
Use of atrial strain to predict atrial fibrillation after cerebral ischemia; JACC: Cardiovascular Imaging
Use of body weight and insulin resistance to select obese patients for echocardiographic assesment of subclinical left ventricular dysfunction; The American Journal of Cardiology
Use of cardiac magnetic resonance and echocardiography in population-based studies: why, where, and when?; Circulation: Cardiovascular Imaging
Use of myocardial deformation imaging to detect preclinical myocardial dysfunction before conventional measures in patients undergoing breast cancer treatment with trastuzumab; American Heart Journal
Use of Myocardial Strain Imaging by Echocardiography for the Early Detection of Cardiotoxicity in Patients During and After Cancer Chemotherapy - A Systematic Review; Journal of the American College of Cardiology
Use of myocardial strain to assess global left ventricular function: a comparison with cardiac magnetic resonance and 3-dimensional echocardiography; American Heart Journal
Use of speckle strain to assess left ventricular responses to cardiotoxic chemotherapy and cardioprotection; European Heart Journal Cardiovascular Imaging
Usefulness of at rest and exercise hemodynamics to detect subclinical myocardial disease in type 2 diabetes mellitus; The American Journal of Cardiology
Usefulness of Hand-Held Ultrasonography as a Gatekeeper to Standard Echocardiography for 'Rarely Appropriate' Echocardiography Requests; American Journal of Cardiology
Validation of global longitudinal strain and strain rate as reliable markers of right ventricular dysfunction: comparison with cardiac magnetic resonance and outcome; Journal of Cardiovascular Ultrasound
Variations in subclinical left ventricular dysfunction, functional capacity, and clinical outcomes in different heart failure aetiologies; ESC Heart Failure
Ventricular hypertrophy and left atrial dilatation persist and are associated with reduced survival after valve replacement for aortic stenosis; The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
What is the evidence status of Appropriate Use Criteria (AUC)? Insight from a matching exercise with the guidelines for echocardiography; Internal Medicine Journal
What is the primary source of discordance in strain measurement between vendors: imaging or analysis?; Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology
Why, when, and how often?: The next steps after defining the right tools for noninvasive imaging of cardiotoxicity; JACC: Cardiovascular Imaging

Research Projects

Benefit of heart failure surveillance in rural communities; Tasmanian Community Fund (TasCF)
Benefit of heart failure surveillance in T2DM; Diabetes Australia Research Trust (DART)
Cardiometabolic benefits of exercise training in type 2 diabetes independent of weight loss; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Cardiometabolic risk trajectories from childhood to midlife: finding pathways to better health; National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
Coronary Artery calcium score: Use to Guide management of Hereditary Coronary Artery Disease (CAUGHT-CAD); National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
Detection and management of subclinical pulmonary vascular disease; National Heart Foundation (NHF)
Effectiveness of imaging pathways for CVD epidemics of the elderly; National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
Guidance of Heart Failure Management Programs by Risk Assessment; National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
Improved cardiovascular Disease hEALth service delivery in Australia (the IDEAL study) ; Royal Hobart Hospital Research Foundation (RHHRF)
Linking exercise blood pressure to clinical outcomes: the EXERcise stress Test collaboratION (EXERTION) Tasmanian pilot study.; Royal Hobart Hospital Research Foundation (RHHRF)
Menzies Tissue Bank though DHHS Tasmanian Cancer Care Project; Department of Health and Human Services Tasmania (DHHS)
Rapid Access Cardiovascular Disease Management Clinic incorporating Rapid Access for Chest Pain Clinic (RACPAC) and Primary care Hospital Integrated Absolute risk guided clinic; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Spironolactone in myocardial dysfunction with reduced exercise capacity (STRUCTURE); Royal Hobart Hospital Research Foundation (RHHRF)
Tasmanian Study of Echocardiographic Detection of Left Ventricular Dysfunction; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
The EXERcise stress Test collaboratION - Pilot study; National Heart Foundation (NHF)
The WHICH? II Trial of standard versus intensified heart failure care; National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
Use of Advanced Cardiac Imaging in Radiation-Related Cardiotoxicity.; National Heart Foundation (NHF)
Evidence Appraisal to inform guidelines for the management of Acute Coronary Syndrome
Menzies Foundation donation to Menzies Research Institute Tasmania
REDUCE FMR Trial
Renal Denervation in Patients with Chronic Heart Failure and Renal Impairment (SYMPLICITY-HF)
Strain Surveillance during Chemotherapy for improving Cardiovascular Outcomes (SUCCOUR Study)

Research Candidate Supervision

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A study of Aortopathy Associated with Bicuspid Aortic Valves, with particular relevance to the Tasmanian/Australian population
An evaluation of cost-effectiveness analysis of cardio-prophylaxis
Appropriate use criteria in cardiovascular imaging
Clinical and physiological effects of oxytocin
Coronary Vascular Angiogenesis and Flow in Diseased Ischemic Myocardium
Early Detection of Myocardial Dysfunction
Impact of Speckle-tracking Strain Echocardiography for Early Diagnosis of Anthracycline-Mediated Cardiotoxicity