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Researcher: Yang, H (Ms Hilda Yang)

Fields of Research

Cardiology (incl. cardiovascular diseases)
Cardiovascular medicine and haematology

Research Objectives

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

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

Association between electrocardiographic and echocardiographic markers of stage B heart failure and cardiovascular outcome; ESC Heart Failure
Association between socio-economic status and incident atrial fibrillation; Internal Medicine Journal
Association of asymptomatic diastolic dysfunction assessed by left atrial strain with incident heart failure; JACC: Cardiovascular Imaging
Association of depression with evolution of heart failure in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus; Cardiovascular Diabetology
Association of reduced apical untwisting with incident HF in asymptomatic patients with HF risk factors; JACC: Cardiovascular Imaging
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
Clinical prediction of incident heart failure risk: a systematic review and meta-analysis; Open Heart
Community Screening for Nonischemic Cardiomyopathy in Asymptomatic Subjects ≥65 Years With Stage B Heart Failure; 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
Echocardiographic risk assessment to guide screening for atrial fibrillation; Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography
Echocardiographic screening for non-ischaemic stage B heart failure in the community; European Journal of Heart Failure
Evolution of myocardial dysfunction in asymptomatic patients at risk of heart failure; JACC: Cardiovascular Imaging
Feasibility, Reproducibility, and Clinical Implications of the Novel Fully Automated Assessment for Global Longitudinal Strain; Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography
Imaging-guided cardioprotective treatment in a community elderly population of stage B heart failure; JACC: Cardiovascular Imaging
Impact of disease stage on the performance of strain markers in the prediction of atrial fibrillation; International Journal of Cardiology
Importance of calibration method in central blood pressure for cardiac structural abnormalities; American Journal of Hypertension
Improvement in strain concordance between two major vendors after the Strain Standardization Initiative; Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography
Left atrial mechanical dispersion assessed by strain echocardiography as an independent predictor of new-onset atrial fibrillation: a case-control study; Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography
Measurement of functional capacity to discriminate of clinical from subclinical heart failure in Patients ≥65 years of age; American Journal of Cardiology
Pathophysiological effects of different risk factors for heart failure; Open Heart
Relation of functional status to risk of development of atrial fibrillation; American Journal of Cardiology
Research to Practice: assessment of left ventricular global longitudinal strain for surveillance of cancer chemotherapeutic-related cardiac dysfunction; JACC: Cardiovascular Imaging
Risk factors for left ventricular dysfunction in adulthood: role of low birth weight; ESC Heart Failure
The importance of calibration method in determining the association between central blood pressure with left ventricular and left atrial strain; International Journal of Cardiovascular Imaging
Variations in subclinical left ventricular dysfunction, functional capacity, and clinical outcomes in different heart failure aetiologies; ESC Heart Failure

Research Projects

Benefit of heart failure surveillance in rural communities; Heart Foundation (HF)
Tasmanian Study of Echocardiographic Detection of Left Ventricular Dysfunction; University of Tasmania (UTAS)

Research Candidate Supervision