T H Marwick

Summary

Affiliation: University of Queensland
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Prediction of outcomes in hypertensive patients with suspected coronary disease
    Thomas H Marwick
    University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    Hypertension 39:1113-8. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Prediction of mortality using dobutamine echocardiography
    T H Marwick
    Department of Medicine, University of Queensland, Australia
    J Am Coll Cardiol 37:754-60. 2001
  3. ncbi request reprint Use of stress echocardiography to predict mortality in patients with diabetes and known or suspected coronary artery disease
    Thomas H Marwick
    University Department of Medicine, University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
    Diabetes Care 25:1042-8. 2002
  4. ncbi request reprint Screening for coronary artery disease
    T H Marwick
    Department of Medicine, University of Queensland, Australia
    Med Clin North Am 83:1375-402, v-vi. 1999
  5. ncbi request reprint Functional status and quality of life in patients with heart failure undergoing coronary bypass surgery after assessment of myocardial viability
    T H Marwick
    Department of Cardiology, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Ohio, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 33:750-8. 1999
  6. ncbi request reprint Quantitative techniques for stress echocardiography: dream or reality?
    T H Marwick
    University of Queensland, Australia
    Eur J Echocardiogr 3:171-6. 2002
  7. pmc Stress echocardiography
    Thomas H Marwick
    University of Queensland Department of Medicine, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Ipswich Road, Brisbane, Queensland 4102, Australia
    Heart 89:113-8. 2003
  8. pmc Techniques for comprehensive two dimensional echocardiographic assessment of left ventricular systolic function
    T H Marwick
    University of Queensland Department of Medicine, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Brisbane, QLD 4102, Australia
    Heart 89:iii2-8. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint A clinical and echocardiographic score for assigning risk of major events after dobutamine echocardiograms
    Thomas H Marwick
    Department of Medicine, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    J Am Coll Cardiol 43:2102-7. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Application of tissue Doppler to interpretation of dobutamine echocardiography and comparison with quantitative coronary angiography
    P Cain
    University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    Am J Cardiol 87:525-31. 2001

Detail Information

Publications123 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi request reprint Prediction of outcomes in hypertensive patients with suspected coronary disease
    Thomas H Marwick
    University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    Hypertension 39:1113-8. 2002
    ..Thus, the results of stress echocardiography are an independent predictor of cardiac death in hypertensive patients with known or suspected coronary artery disease, incremental to clinical risks and exercise results...
  2. ncbi request reprint Prediction of mortality using dobutamine echocardiography
    T H Marwick
    Department of Medicine, University of Queensland, Australia
    J Am Coll Cardiol 37:754-60. 2001
    ..We sought to find out whether dobutamine echocardiography (DbE) could provide independent prediction of total and cardiac mortality, incremental to clinical and angiographic variables...
  3. ncbi request reprint Use of stress echocardiography to predict mortality in patients with diabetes and known or suspected coronary artery disease
    Thomas H Marwick
    University Department of Medicine, University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
    Diabetes Care 25:1042-8. 2002
    ..This study sought to determine whether stress echocardiography using exercise (when feasible) or dobutamine echo could be used to predict mortality in patients with diabetes...
  4. ncbi request reprint Screening for coronary artery disease
    T H Marwick
    Department of Medicine, University of Queensland, Australia
    Med Clin North Am 83:1375-402, v-vi. 1999
    ..Other tests that identify evidence of atheroma in the peripheral or coronary circulation may be useful to identify patients at risk...
  5. ncbi request reprint Functional status and quality of life in patients with heart failure undergoing coronary bypass surgery after assessment of myocardial viability
    T H Marwick
    Department of Cardiology, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Ohio, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 33:750-8. 1999
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Quantitative techniques for stress echocardiography: dream or reality?
    T H Marwick
    University of Queensland, Australia
    Eur J Echocardiogr 3:171-6. 2002
    ..Although no quantitative approach is in widespread clinical use, several alternative techniques are feasible, and this area warrants further study...
  7. pmc Stress echocardiography
    Thomas H Marwick
    University of Queensland Department of Medicine, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Ipswich Road, Brisbane, Queensland 4102, Australia
    Heart 89:113-8. 2003
  8. pmc Techniques for comprehensive two dimensional echocardiographic assessment of left ventricular systolic function
    T H Marwick
    University of Queensland Department of Medicine, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Brisbane, QLD 4102, Australia
    Heart 89:iii2-8. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint A clinical and echocardiographic score for assigning risk of major events after dobutamine echocardiograms
    Thomas H Marwick
    Department of Medicine, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    J Am Coll Cardiol 43:2102-7. 2004
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Application of tissue Doppler to interpretation of dobutamine echocardiography and comparison with quantitative coronary angiography
    P Cain
    University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    Am J Cardiol 87:525-31. 2001
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint Use of dobutamine echocardiography for cardiac risk stratification of patients with chronic renal failure
    T H Marwick
    Department of Cardiology, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, OH, USA
    J Intern Med 244:155-61. 1998
    ..This study sought to define the value of dobutamine echocardiography (DbE) for cardiac risk stratification in patients with chronic renal failure (CRF)...
  12. ncbi request reprint Effect of aldosterone antagonism on myocardial dysfunction in hypertensive patients with diastolic heart failure
    Philip M Mottram
    University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    Circulation 110:558-65. 2004
    ....
  13. doi request reprint Diagnostic accuracy of heart-rate recovery after exercise in the assessment of diabetic cardiac autonomic neuropathy
    J W Sacre
    School of Medicine, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
    Diabet Med 29:e312-20. 2012
    ..This study sought the accuracy of post-exercise heart-rate recovery in the diagnosis of cardiac autonomic neuropathy, which represents a serious, but often unrecognized complication of Type 2 diabetes...
  14. doi request reprint Arterial stiffness, central blood pressure and body size in health and disease
    O O Kolade
    The University of Queensland, School of Human Movement Studies, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Int J Obes (Lond) 36:93-9. 2012
    ..We also sought to determine if aortic stiffness was correlated with body size, independent of BP...
  15. doi request reprint A comparison of methods for assessing total arterial compliance
    B A Haluska
    University of Queensland School of Medicine, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    J Hum Hypertens 24:254-62. 2010
    ..Each of the techniques shows good correlation with each other, however, values for TAC-PPM are significantly lower. TAC-PPM and TAC-SVPP are comparable in determining differences between groups with and without cardiovascular risk...
  16. ncbi request reprint Effect of tissue Doppler on the accuracy of novice and expert interpreters of dobutamine echocardiography
    R Fathi
    University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    Am J Cardiol 88:400-5. 2001
    ..Thus, use of MDV in all segments or MDV in all segments with wall motion scoring in the apex offers an improvement in sensitivity and accuracy with minimal compromise in specificity...
  17. ncbi request reprint Assessment of regional long-axis function during dobutamine echocardiography
    P Cain
    University Department of Medicine, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Ipswich Road, Brisbane, Queensland 4102, Australia
    Clin Sci (Lond) 100:423-32. 2001
    ..These results suggest that peak systolic velocity, timing of contraction and SRI reflect the underlying physiological characteristics of the regional myocardium during DbE, and may potentially allow objective analysis of wall motion...
  18. ncbi request reprint Incremental value of strain rate imaging to wall motion analysis for prediction of outcome in patients undergoing dobutamine stress echocardiography
    Charlotte Bjork Ingul
    University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    Circulation 115:1252-9. 2007
    ..Wall motion score at dobutamine stress echocardiography is an independent predictor of mortality. We sought to determine whether quantification of DSE by strain rate imaging was incremental to wall motion score for predicting outcome...
  19. ncbi request reprint Cardiac contributions to exercise training responses in patients with chronic heart failure: a strain imaging study
    Neil Smart
    University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    Echocardiography 23:376-82. 2006
    ..44, P = 0.01), independent of baseline functional capacity and clinical variables. Thus, change in peak VO2 following 16 weeks exercise training is related to myocardial function at baseline...
  20. doi request reprint Interaction of left ventricular geometry and myocardial ischemia in the response of myocardial deformation to stress
    Tony Stanton
    University of Queensland School of Medicine, Brisbane, Australia
    Am J Cardiol 104:897-903. 2009
    ..In conclusion, a major determinant of subendocardial function is the wall thickness, as measured by the relative wall thickness, and not LV hypertrophy...
  21. ncbi request reprint Alterations of left ventricular myocardial characteristics associated with obesity
    Chiew Y Wong
    University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    Circulation 110:3081-7. 2004
    ..We sought whether body mass index (BMI) and insulin levels were associated with subclinical myocardial disturbances...
  22. doi request reprint Patients with coronary slow flow phenomenon demonstrate normal myocardial blood flow and arterial wave reflection between acute episodes
    James E Sharman
    School of Medicine, University of Queensland, Department of Medicine, Princess Alexandria Hospital, Brisbane, Australia
    Int J Cardiol 131:321-5. 2009
    ..This study sought to measure MBF, arterial stiffness and wave reflection in patients with CSF and controls...
  23. ncbi request reprint Use of exercise echocardiography for prognostic evaluation of patients with known or suspected coronary artery disease
    T H Marwick
    Department of Cardiology, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Ohio 44195, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 30:83-90. 1997
    ..This study prospectively compared the incremental prognostic benefit of exercise echocardiography with that of exercise testing in a large cohort...
  24. pmc Effect of power Doppler and digital subtraction techniques on the comparison of myocardial contrast echocardiography with SPECT
    B Haluska
    University of Queensland, Department of Medicine, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Ipswich Road, Brisbane, QLD 4102, Brisbane, Australia
    Heart 85:549-55. 2001
    ..CONCLUSIONS: Myocardial contrast echo using harmonic power Doppler has greater accuracy than with grey scale imaging and digital subtraction. However, power Doppler appears to be less sensitive for mild perfusion defects...
  25. ncbi request reprint Usefulness of quantitative echocardiographic techniques to predict recovery of regional and global left ventricular function after acute myocardial infarction
    Peter Cain
    University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    Am J Cardiol 91:391-6. 2003
    ..001). The optimal cutoff values for predicting subsequent recovery of function at rest were an increment of peak velocity >1 cm/s, >5 mm of displacement, and a >5% improvement of ejection fraction with low-dose dobutamine...
  26. ncbi request reprint Response of B-type natriuretic peptide to exercise in hypertensive patients with suspected diastolic heart failure: correlation with cardiac function, hemodynamics, and workload
    Philip M Mottram
    University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    Am Heart J 148:365-70. 2004
    ..We sought the relationship of exercise-induced increases in B-type natriuretic peptide (BNP) to LV filling pressures and parameters of cardiovascular performance in suspected DHF...
  27. ncbi request reprint The relative importance of vascular structure and function in predicting cardiovascular events
    Robert Fathi
    Department of Medicine, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    J Am Coll Cardiol 43:616-23. 2004
    ..We sought to assess the prognostic utility of brachial artery reactivity (BAR) in patients at risk of cardiovascular events...
  28. pmc Relation of arterial stiffness to diastolic dysfunction in hypertensive heart disease
    P M Mottram
    University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Heart 91:1551-6. 2005
    ..To examine the relation of arterial compliance to diastolic dysfunction in hypertensive patients with suspected diastolic heart failure (HF)...
  29. ncbi request reprint Prediction of mortality by exercise echocardiography: a strategy for combination with the duke treadmill score
    T H Marwick
    Department of Medicine, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    Circulation 103:2566-71. 2001
    ..This test may be particularly useful in patients with intermediate-risk Duke treadmill scores...
  30. ncbi request reprint Accuracy and feasibility of contrast echocardiography for detection of perfusion defects in routine practice: comparison with wall motion and technetium-99m sestamibi single-photon emission computed tomography. The Nycomed NC100100 Investigators
    T H Marwick
    Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Ohio, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 32:1260-9. 1998
    ..We sought to assess the feasibility and accuracy of myocardial contrast echocardiography (MCE) using standard imaging approaches for the detection of perfusion defects in patients who had a myocardial infarction (MI)...
  31. ncbi request reprint Association of chronotropic incompetence with echocardiographic ischemia and prognosis
    M S Lauer
    Department of Cardiology, George M and Linda H Kaufman Center for Heart Failure, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Ohio 44195, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 32:1280-6. 1998
    ..This study sought to examine the prognostic importance of chronotropic incompetence among patients referred for stress echocardiography...
  32. ncbi request reprint Determinants of subclinical diabetic heart disease
    Z Y Fang
    University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    Diabetologia 48:394-402. 2005
    ..This study sought to identify the prevalence and the determinants of subclinical diabetic heart disease...
  33. doi request reprint Prognostic implications of left ventricular filling pressure with exercise
    David J Holland
    School of Medicine, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    Circ Cardiovasc Imaging 3:149-56. 2010
    ..This study sought to determine the relative contributions of exercise E/e' and ischemia to outcomes in patients referred for exercise echocardiography...
  34. ncbi request reprint Screening for heart disease in diabetic subjects
    Zhi You Fang
    Department of Medicine, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    Am Heart J 149:349-54. 2005
    ..We sought the frequency of these findings to determine whether plasma brain natriuretic peptide (BNP) could be used as an alternative screening tool to identify subclinical LV dysfunction...
  35. ncbi request reprint Comparison of specificity of quantitative myocardial contrast echocardiography for diagnosis of coronary artery disease in patients with versus without diabetes mellitus
    Stuart Moir
    University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Am J Cardiol 96:187-92. 2005
    ..4 +/- 1.0 vs 4.5 +/- 2.8, p = 0.003). In conclusion, DM significantly influenced the quantitative, but not the qualitative, assessment of MCE, with a marked reduction in specificity in patients with DM...
  36. ncbi request reprint Association of severe coronary stenosis with subclinical left ventricular dysfunction in the absence of infarction
    Satoshi Yuda
    University of Queensland, Department of Medicine, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Brisbane, Australia
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 16:1163-70. 2003
    ..We sought to identify whether changes in regional LV function were related to stenosis severity, using sensitive new ultrasound markers of function...
  37. doi request reprint Influence of altered blood rheology on ventricular-vascular response to exercise
    James E Sharman
    Department of Medicine, University of Queensland, Queensland, Australia
    Hypertension 54:1092-8. 2009
    ..05). We conclude that an acute change in blood rheology improves ventricular-vascular interaction by enhanced LV systolic function and reduced light-exercise central BP...
  38. doi request reprint Augmentation index, left ventricular contractility, and wave reflection
    James E Sharman
    Department of Medicine, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    Hypertension 54:1099-105. 2009
    ..001). Neither SR (beta=0.12; P=0.18) nor heart rate-corrected SR (beta=0.02; P=0.72) was associated with AIx. We conclude that AIx is determined by chronotropic rather than inotropic effects, as well as factors other than wave reflection...
  39. ncbi request reprint Determinants of tissue Doppler measures of regional diastolic function during dobutamine stress echocardiography
    Ofelia Najos-Valencia
    University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    Am Heart J 144:516-23. 2002
    ..We sought to examine the stress response of regional diastolic parameters to dobutamine echocardiography (DbE)...
  40. pmc Relationship between myocardial perfusion and dysfunction in diabetic cardiomyopathy: a study of quantitative contrast echocardiography and strain rate imaging
    S Moir
    University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    Heart 92:1414-9. 2006
    ..To use quantitative myocardial contrast echocardiography (MCE) and strain rate imaging (SRI) to assess the role of microvascular disease in subclinical diabetic cardiomyopathy...
  41. ncbi request reprint Provocation of latent left ventricular outflow tract gradients with amyl nitrite and exercise in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
    T H Marwick
    Department of Cardiology, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Ohio 44195, USA
    Am J Cardiol 75:805-9. 1995
    ..54).(abstract truncated at 250 words)..
  42. pmc Functional and prognostic implications of left ventricular contractile reserve in patients with asymptomatic severe mitral regurgitation
    R Lee
    University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    Heart 91:1407-12. 2005
    ..To evaluate contractile reserve (CR) determined by exercise echocardiography in predicting clinical outcome and left ventricular (LV) function in asymptomatic severe mitral regurgitation (MR)...
  43. doi request reprint Left ventricular volume measurement with echocardiography: a comparison of left ventricular opacification, three-dimensional echocardiography, or both with magnetic resonance imaging
    Carly Jenkins
    Department of Medicine, University of Queensland, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Brisbane, Australia
    Eur Heart J 30:98-106. 2009
    ..We sought to examine the accuracy of non-contrast (NC) and CE-2DE and 3DE for calculation of LV volumes and ejection fraction (EF), relative to cardiac magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)...
  44. ncbi request reprint Influence of cardiovascular risk factors on total arterial compliance
    Brian A Haluska
    University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 21:123-8. 2008
    ..We sought the comparative influence of reversible and irreversible risk factors on TAC in a large primary prevention group...
  45. doi request reprint Natriuretic peptides and filling pressure at rest and stress
    Manish Bansal
    University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    Heart Fail Clin 4:71-86. 2008
    ..However, the variability of peptide levels within individuals may pose a problem to the interpretation of sequential data in response to exercise or therapies...
  46. ncbi request reprint Determinants of functional capacity in patients with chronic heart failure: role of filling pressure and systolic and diastolic function
    Neil Smart
    Department of Medicine, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Am Heart J 149:152-8. 2005
    ..We sought the correlation of new and more sensitive methods of quantifying systolic and diastolic function and filling pressure with functional capacity...
  47. ncbi request reprint Influence of wall stress and left ventricular geometry on the accuracy of dobutamine stress echocardiography
    Satoshi Yuda
    University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    J Am Coll Cardiol 40:1311-9. 2002
    ..The goal of this study was to determine whether wall stress at rest and during stress could explain the influence of left ventricular (LV) morphology on the accuracy of dobutamine stress echocardiography (DSE)...
  48. ncbi request reprint Usefulness of B-type natriuretic peptide in hypertensive patients with exertional dyspnea and normal left ventricular ejection fraction and correlation with new echocardiographic indexes of systolic and diastolic function
    Philip M Mottram
    University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    Am J Cardiol 92:1434-8. 2003
    ..Although elevated in the presence of diastolic dysfunction, the BNP level mostly is in the normal range and, therefore, has limited diagnostic value in stable patients with suspected diastolic HF...
  49. ncbi request reprint Development of a fully quantitative approach to the interpretation of stress echocardiography using radial and longitudinal myocardial velocities
    Peter Cain
    University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 15:759-67. 2002
    ..We sought to overcome this by developing a composite of longitudinal and radial velocities...
  50. ncbi request reprint Patients with early diabetic heart disease demonstrate a normal myocardial response to dobutamine
    Zhi You Fang
    University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    J Am Coll Cardiol 42:446-53. 2003
    ..We sought to use quantitative markers of the regional left ventricular (LV) response to stress to infer whether diabetic cardiomyopathy is associated with ischemia...
  51. ncbi request reprint Influence of left ventricular size and hemodynamics on the systolic longitudinal myocardial Doppler velocity response to stress
    Peter Cain
    University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    Am Heart J 143:169-75. 2002
    ..We sought to examine the influences of these variables on myocardial velocity during dobutamine stress in patients with normal wall motion...
  52. doi request reprint Assessment of myocardial viability at dobutamine echocardiography by deformation analysis using tissue velocity and speckle-tracking
    Manish Bansal
    Department of Medicine, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    JACC Cardiovasc Imaging 3:121-31. 2010
    ..Comparison of myocardial tissue-velocity imaging (TVI) and speckle-tracking echocardiography (STE) for prediction of viability at dobutamine echocardiography (DbE)...
  53. pmc Chronic ischemic left ventricular dysfunction: from pathophysiology to imaging and its integration into clinical practice
    Shahbudin H Rahimtoola
    Griffith Center, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Medicine, LAC USC Medical Center, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California 90033, USA
    JACC Cardiovasc Imaging 1:536-55. 2008
    ..However, no single test has a perfect, or near perfect, sensitivity and specificity, and thus, a combination of tests are usually needed. Algorithms are developed to integrate these tests in clinical decision making...
  54. pmc Effect of aggressive risk factor modification on cardiac events and myocardial ischaemia in patients with chronic kidney disease
    D J Rakhit
    University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    Heart 92:1402-8. 2006
    ..To examine whether aggressive risk factor modification in chronic kidney disease (CKD) can limit the development of new ischaemia or reduce cardiac events...
  55. pmc Influence of arterial compliance on presence and extent of ischaemia during stress echocardiography
    B A Haluska
    University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    Heart 92:40-3. 2006
    ..To seek an association between total arterial compliance (TAC) and the extent of ischaemia at stress echocardiography...
  56. doi request reprint Evolution and outcome of diastolic dysfunction
    N Achong
    University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    Heart 95:813-8. 2009
    ..Diastolic dysfunction (DD) is highly prevalent and associated with increased morbidity and mortality, but its natural history remains poorly defined...
  57. doi request reprint Effects of exercise intervention on myocardial function in type 2 diabetes
    M D Hordern
    School of Medicine, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    Heart 95:1343-9. 2009
    ..To identify the effects of a 1-year exercise intervention on myocardial dysfunction in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM)...
  58. doi request reprint Strain rate evaluation of phasic atrial function in hypertension
    S Eshoo
    Department of Cardiology, Westmead Hospital, Westmead, 2145 NSW, Australia
    Heart 95:1184-91. 2009
    ..Strain (SI) and strain rate (SR) measure regional myocardial deformation and may be a new technique to assess phasic atrial function...
  59. ncbi request reprint Correlates of subclinical left ventricular dysfunction in ESRD
    Robert Fathi
    University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    Am J Kidney Dis 41:1016-25. 2003
    ..In particular, we sought to determine whether the presence of ESRD was itself associated with dysfunction independent of LV hypertrophy and coronary artery disease...
  60. doi request reprint Reduced end-systolic pressure-volume ratio response to exercise: a marker of subclinical myocardial disease in type 2 diabetes
    Christine L Jellis
    The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    Circ Cardiovasc Imaging 3:443-9. 2010
    ....
  61. ncbi request reprint Predictors of a sustained response to exercise training in patients with chronic heart failure: a telemonitoring study
    Neil Smart
    Department of Medicine, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    Am Heart J 150:1240-7. 2005
    ..Exercise training (ExT) improves exercise capacity in chronic heart failure, but the results of home-based training have been variable. We sought the predictors of favorable outcome using a telemonitoring approach...
  62. doi request reprint Recent developments in heart failure imaging
    Thomas H Marwick
    Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    JACC Cardiovasc Imaging 3:429-39. 2010
    ....
  63. ncbi request reprint Relationship of extent and nature of dysfunctional myocardium to brain natriuretic peptide in patients with ischemic left ventricular dysfunction
    Charles A Nelson
    Department of Medicine, University of Queensland, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Brisbane, Australia
    Int J Cardiovasc Imaging 21:295-300; discussion 301-2. 2005
    ..48, p < 0.0001), with less strong correlations by global parameters. The extent of dysfunctional myocardium, rather than its nature determines BNP levels...
  64. ncbi request reprint Myocardial and vascular dysfunction and exercise capacity in the metabolic syndrome
    Chiew Y Wong
    University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    Am J Cardiol 96:1686-91. 2005
    ..Subjects with MS who also have subclinical myocardial abnormalities and reduced cardiorespiratory fitness may have a higher risk of cardiovascular disease events and heart failure...
  65. doi request reprint Association of myocardial deformation with mortality independent of myocardial ischemia and left ventricular hypertrophy
    Tony Stanton
    University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    JACC Cardiovasc Imaging 2:793-801. 2009
    ....
  66. doi request reprint Effects of perhexiline on myocardial deformation in patients with ischaemic left ventricular dysfunction
    Manish Bansal
    Department of Medicine, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    Int J Cardiol 139:107-12. 2010
    ..Perhexiline improves functional capacity in heart failure, but the mechanisms are undefined. We sought its effects on myocardial deformation in patients with viable myocardium...
  67. ncbi request reprint Risk stratification of patients with chronic kidney disease: results of screening strategies incorporating clinical risk scoring and dobutamine stress echocardiography
    Dhrubo J Rakhit
    Department of Medicine, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    Am Heart J 152:363-70. 2006
    ..Ischemia at dobutamine stress echocardiography (DSE) is associated with adverse events in these patients. We sought the efficacy of combining clinical risk evaluation with DSE...
  68. ncbi request reprint Relationship of ventricular longitudinal function to contractile reserve in patients with mitral regurgitation
    Brian A Haluska
    University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    Am Heart J 146:183-8. 2003
    ..Contraction in the LV longitudinal axis may be more sensitive than radial contraction to minor disturbances of LV function. We sought to determine whether tissue Doppler measurement of longitudinal function could be used to identify CR...
  69. doi request reprint Prediction of all-cause mortality from global longitudinal speckle strain: comparison with ejection fraction and wall motion scoring
    Tony Stanton
    School of Medicine, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    Circ Cardiovasc Imaging 2:356-64. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to compare global longitudinal speckle strain (GLS), an automated technique for measurement of long-axis function, with EF and WMSI for the prediction of mortality...
  70. doi request reprint The diabetic, hypertensive heart: epidemiology and mechanisms of a very high-risk situation
    B Franjic
    University of Queensland, School of Medicine, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    J Hum Hypertens 23:709-17. 2009
    ..Due to several inter-related biological processes, hypertension is often associated with diabetes, and accelerates these morbid conditions. These points are outlined below...
  71. pmc Effects of glucose-insulin-potassium infusion on chronic ischaemic left ventricular dysfunction
    V K Khoury
    University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Heart 89:61-5. 2003
    ..Glucose-insulin-potassium (GIK) infusion improves cardiac function and outcome during acute ischaemia...
  72. ncbi request reprint Noninvasive tests of vascular function and structure: why and how to perform them
    R Fathi
    University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    Am Heart J 141:694-703. 2001
    ..A desirable next step in the development of BAR and IMT as useful clinical tools would be to show an association of improvement in response to treatment with improvement in prognosis...
  73. ncbi request reprint Impaired chronotropic response to exercise stress testing as a predictor of mortality
    M S Lauer
    Department of Cardiology, The George M and Linda H Kaufman Center for Heart Failure, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Ohio 44195, USA
    JAMA 281:524-9. 1999
    ..Chronotropic incompetence, an attenuated heart rate response to exercise, is a predictor of all-cause mortality in healthy populations. This association may be independent of exercise-induced myocardial perfusion defects...
  74. ncbi request reprint Prediction of death and myocardial infarction by screening with exercise-thallium testing after coronary-artery-bypass grafting
    M S Lauer
    Department of Cardiology, George M and Linda H Kaufman Center for Heart Failure, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Ohio 44195, USA
    Lancet 351:615-22. 1998
    ..We sought to find out the independent and incremental prognostic value of exercise thallium-201 single-photon-emission computed tomography (SPECT) for prediction of death and non-fatal myocardial infarction (MI) in these patients...
  75. ncbi request reprint Effects of revascularisation and contractile reserve on left ventricular remodelling in patients with impaired left ventricular function
    Vincent K Khoury
    Department of Medicine, University of Queensland, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Ipswich Road, Brisbane, Queensland 4102, Australia
    Int J Cardiol 93:55-61. 2004
    ..Revascularisation of viable myocardium is associated with improved regional function, but the effect on remodelling is undefined...
  76. doi request reprint Subclinical impairment of left ventricular function in young obese women: contributions of polycystic ovary disease and insulin resistance
    Wojciech Kosmala
    University of Queensland Department of Medicine, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Ipswich Road, Brisbane, Q4102, Australia
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 93:3748-54. 2008
    ..Obese women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCO), characterized by hormonal and metabolic abnormalities, are thought to be at particularly increased cardiovascular risk...
  77. ncbi request reprint Comparison of two-dimensional speckle and tissue Doppler strain measurement during dobutamine stress echocardiography: an angiographic correlation
    Lizelle Hanekom
    Department of Medicine, University of Queensland, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
    Eur Heart J 28:1765-72. 2007
    ..We compared their feasibility and accuracy in 150 patients undergoing dobutamine stress echocardiography (DSE) and coronary angiography...
  78. ncbi request reprint Impact of scar thickness on the assessment of viability using dobutamine echocardiography and thallium single-photon emission computed tomography: a comparison with contrast-enhanced magnetic resonance imaging
    Charles Nelson
    University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    J Am Coll Cardiol 43:1248-56. 2004
    ....
  79. ncbi request reprint Echocardiographic detection of early diabetic myocardial disease
    Zhi You Fang
    Department of Medicine, University of Queensland, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Brisbane, Queensland 4012, Australia
    J Am Coll Cardiol 41:611-7. 2003
    ....
  80. ncbi request reprint Optimisation of strain rate imaging for application to stress echocardiography
    Lizelle Hanekom
    University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    Ultrasound Med Biol 30:1451-60. 2004
    ..SRI quality can be improved with harmonic imaging and higher temporal resolution but optimisation of spatial resolution is critical...
  81. doi request reprint Performance of conventional echocardiographic parameters and myocardial measurements in the sequential evaluation of left ventricular function
    James L Hare
    University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    Am J Cardiol 101:706-11. 2008
    ..Newer measurements were no better than LVEF in detecting changes in clinical status. Sequential LV assessment should be interpreted with caution, and more robust measurements are needed...
  82. doi request reprint Gender differences in systolic tissue velocity: role of left ventricular length
    David J Holland
    Department of Medicine, Princess Alexandra Hospital, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Eur J Echocardiogr 10:941-6. 2009
    ..This study aimed to determine the association between LV tissue velocity and LV size in healthy controls and in those with type 2 diabetes (T2DM)...
  83. ncbi request reprint A randomized trial of aggressive lipid reduction for improvement of myocardial ischemia, symptom status, and vascular function in patients with coronary artery disease not amenable to intervention
    Robert Fathi
    Department of Medicine, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    Am J Med 114:445-53. 2003
    ..To determine the effects of aggressive lipid lowering on markers of ischemia, resistance vessel function, atherosclerotic burden, and symptom status in patients with symptomatic coronary artery disease...
  84. ncbi request reprint Association of arterial wave properties and diastolic dysfunction in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus
    James E Sharman
    The University of Queensland, Department of Medicine, School of Human Movement Studies, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Brisbane, Australia
    Am J Cardiol 99:844-8. 2007
    ..In conclusion, increased central pulse pressure, possibly due to amplified pressure wave reflections, is independently associated with abnormal LV diastolic function in patients with type 2 DM...
  85. ncbi request reprint Automated regional myocardial displacement for facilitating the interpretation of dobutamine echocardiography
    Peter Cain
    University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    Am J Cardiol 89:1347-53. 2002
    ..The displacements in the basal segments had a sensitivity and specificity of 83% and 78%, respectively (p = NS). Regional myocardial displacement during DBE is feasible and offers a fast and accurate method for the diagnosis of CAD...
  86. ncbi request reprint Myocardial blood volume and perfusion reserve responses to combined dipyridamole and exercise stress: a quantitative approach to contrast stress echocardiography
    Stuart Moir
    University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 18:1187-93. 2005
    ..We examined the feasibility and accuracy of quantitative MCE for diagnosis of CAD...
  87. ncbi request reprint Use of cyclic variation of integrated backscatter to assess contractile reserve and myocardial viability in chronic ischemic left ventricular dysfunction
    Satoshi Yuda
    University of Queensland, Department of Medicine, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
    Echocardiography 19:279-87. 2002
    ..01). Thus, assessment of CVIB from the apical views is a feasible and accurate tool for detecting CR and predicting myocardial viability in chronic LV dysfunction...
  88. ncbi request reprint Determinants of exercise capacity in patients with type 2 diabetes
    Zhi You Fang
    University of Queensland, Department of Medicine, Brisbane, Qld 4012, Australia
    Diabetes Care 28:1643-8. 2005
    ..Type 2 diabetes is associated with reduced exercise capacity, but the cause of this association is unclear. We sought the associations of impaired exercise capacity in type 2 diabetes...
  89. ncbi request reprint Association of subclinical right ventricular dysfunction with obesity
    Chiew Y Wong
    University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    J Am Coll Cardiol 47:611-6. 2006
    ..The purpose of this research was to identify the determinants of right ventricular (RV) dysfunction in overweight and obese subjects...
  90. pmc Assessment of diastolic function: what the general cardiologist needs to know
    Philip M Mottram
    University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    Heart 91:681-95. 2005
  91. ncbi request reprint Clinical and economic impact of exercise electrocardiography and exercise echocardiography in clinical practice
    T H Marwick
    Department of Medicine, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    Eur Heart J 24:1153-63. 2003
    ..Patients with known or suspected coronary disease are often investigated to facilitate risk assessment. We sought to examine the cost-effectiveness of strategies based on exercise echocardiography and exercise electrocardiography...
  92. ncbi request reprint Accuracy and cost- and time-effectiveness of digital clip versus videotape interpretation of echocardiograms in patients with valvular disease
    B Haluska
    Cleveland Clinic Foundation, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 14:292-8. 2001
    ..Use of additional views and longer clips may be indicated to minimize discordance with video in patients with complex problems. Digital interpretation offers a significant reduction in reading times and the cost of archiving...
  93. ncbi request reprint Radial pressure waveform dP/dt max is a poor indicator of left ventricular systolic function
    J E Sharman
    Department of Medicine and School of Movement Studies, University of Queensland, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Ipswich Road, Wooloongabba, Brisbane, Queensland 4102, Australia
    Eur J Clin Invest 37:276-81. 2007
    ..Radial artery dP/dt max has been proposed as a possible marker of LV systolic function and we sought to test this hypothesis...
  94. ncbi request reprint Prediction of subclinical left ventricular dysfunction with strain rate imaging in patients with asymptomatic severe mitral regurgitation
    Raymond Lee
    University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    Am J Cardiol 94:1333-7. 2004
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  95. ncbi request reprint Accuracy and feasibility of online 3-dimensional echocardiography for measurement of left ventricular parameters
    Carly Jenkins
    University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 19:1119-28. 2006
    ..We sought to compare offline and online approaches with magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)...
  96. ncbi request reprint Relationship between longitudinal and radial contractility in subclinical diabetic heart disease
    Zhi You Fang
    Department of Medicine, University of Queensland, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Ipswich Road, Brisbane, Queensland 4012, Australia
    Clin Sci (Lond) 106:53-60. 2004
    ..9 +/- 0.3 s(-1) respectively; all P< or =0.001). Thus radial contractility appears to compensate for reduced longitudinal contractility in subclinical LV dysfunction occurring in the absence of ischaemia or LV hypertrophy...
  97. doi request reprint Association of myocardial strain with left ventricular geometry and progression of hypertensive heart disease
    James L Hare
    University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    Am J Cardiol 102:87-91. 2008
    ..In conclusion, baseline myocardial tissue deformation, but not evolution, is associated with LV geometry in treated hypertensive patients...
  98. ncbi request reprint Reproducibility of right ventricular volumes and ejection fraction using real-time three-dimensional echocardiography: comparison with cardiac MRI
    Carly Jenkins
    University of Queensland, QLD, Australia
    Chest 131:1844-51. 2007
    ..We sought to determine whether real-time three-dimensional echocardiography (RT3DE) is superior to two-dimensional echocardiography (2DE) for the follow-up of RV function by validation vs cardiac MRI...
  99. ncbi request reprint Comparison of two- and three-dimensional echocardiography with sequential magnetic resonance imaging for evaluating left ventricular volume and ejection fraction over time in patients with healed myocardial infarction
    Carly Jenkins
    University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Am J Cardiol 99:300-6. 2007
    ..In conclusion, if sequential measurement of LV volumes is used to guide management decisions, 3DE appears preferable to 2DE...
  100. ncbi request reprint Telehealth and the diagnosis and management of cardiac disease
    G S Hooper
    Centre for Online Health, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    J Telemed Telecare 7:249-56. 2001
    ..Telehealth promises cost reductions in service delivery, although there is a need for properly controlled cost-effectiveness trials to underpin telehealth with a firm evidence base...
  101. ncbi request reprint Automated edge-detection technique for measurement of brachial artery reactivity: a comparison of concordance with manual measurements
    B Haluska
    University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    Ultrasound Med Biol 27:1285-9. 2001
    ..Care must be taken to ensure that the same segments are measured between observers and serially...