Kunadian Vijayalakshmi

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Publications

  1. pmc Late hazards after repair of coarctation of the aorta
    Kunadian Vijayalakshmi
    Freeman Hospital, Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Trust, High Heaton, Newcastle upon Tyne NE7 7DN
    BMJ 336:772-3. 2008
  2. doi request reprint Sodium bicarbonate for the prevention of contrast induced nephropathy: a meta-analysis of published clinical trials
    Vijayalakshmi Kunadian
    Cardiothoracic Centre, Freeman Hospital, Newcastle Upon Tyne Hospitals, NHS Foundation Trust Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
    Eur J Radiol 79:48-55. 2011
  3. ncbi request reprint A prospective randomised controlled trial to determine the early and late reactions after the use of iopamidol 340 (Niopam) and iomeprol 350 (Iomeron) in cardiac catheterisation
    Kunadian Vijayalakshmi
    Department of Cardiology, The James Cook University Hospital, Marton Road, Middlesbrough TS4 3BW, United Kingdom
    Eur J Radiol 61:342-50. 2007
  4. pmc Revascularization among patients with severe left ventricular dysfunction: a meta-analysis of observational studies
    Vijayalakshmi Kunadian
    Cardiothoracic Division, The James Cook University Hospital, Middlesbrough, UK
    Eur J Heart Fail 13:773-84. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Rescue angioplasty after failed fibrinolysis for acute myocardial infarction: predictors of a failed procedure and 1-year mortality
    Babu Kunadian
    The James Cook University Hospital, Marton Road, Middlesbrough, Cleveland TS4 3BW, United Kingdom
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 71:138-45. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint The impact of chronically diseased coronary arteries and stenting on the corrected TIMI frame count in elective coronary angiography and percutaneous coronary intervention procedures
    Kunadian Vijayalakshmi
    Department of Cardiology, The James Cook University Hospital, Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 70:691-700. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Should patients in cardiogenic shock undergo rescue angioplasty after failed fibrinolysis: comparison of primary versus rescue angioplasty in cardiogenic shock patients
    Babu Kunadian
    Department of Cardiology, The James Cook University Hospital, Marton Road, Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
    J Invasive Cardiol 19:217-23. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint A prospective, randomized trial to determine the early and late reactions after the use of iopamidol 340 (Niopam) and iobitridol 350 (Xenetix) in cardiac catheterization
    Kunadian Vijayalakshmi
    Department of Cardiology, The James Cook University Hospital, Marton Road, Middlesbrough, TS4 3BW, United Kingdom
    J Invasive Cardiol 16:707-11. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Impact of catheter sizes and intracoronary glyceryl trinitrate on the TIMI frame count when digital angiograms are acquired at lower frame rates during elective angiography and PCI
    Kunadian Vijayalakshmi
    Department of Cardiology, The James Cook University Hospital, Middlesbrough, UK
    Acute Card Care 9:231-8. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Early invasive versus conservative treatment in patients with failed fibrinolysis--no late survival benefit: the final analysis of the Middlesbrough Early Revascularisation to Limit Infarction (MERLIN) randomized trial
    Babu Kunadian
    The James Cook University Hospital, Middlesbrough, UK
    Am Heart J 153:763-71. 2007

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Publications22

  1. pmc Late hazards after repair of coarctation of the aorta
    Kunadian Vijayalakshmi
    Freeman Hospital, Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Trust, High Heaton, Newcastle upon Tyne NE7 7DN
    BMJ 336:772-3. 2008
  2. doi request reprint Sodium bicarbonate for the prevention of contrast induced nephropathy: a meta-analysis of published clinical trials
    Vijayalakshmi Kunadian
    Cardiothoracic Centre, Freeman Hospital, Newcastle Upon Tyne Hospitals, NHS Foundation Trust Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
    Eur J Radiol 79:48-55. 2011
    ..Sodium bicarbonate (NaHCO(3)) has been postulated to prevent CIN by various mechanisms. However, the outcomes following sodium bicarbonate administration to prevent CIN have been inconsistent...
  3. ncbi request reprint A prospective randomised controlled trial to determine the early and late reactions after the use of iopamidol 340 (Niopam) and iomeprol 350 (Iomeron) in cardiac catheterisation
    Kunadian Vijayalakshmi
    Department of Cardiology, The James Cook University Hospital, Marton Road, Middlesbrough TS4 3BW, United Kingdom
    Eur J Radiol 61:342-50. 2007
    ..A new generation of intravascular contrast agents, the non-ionic monomers have safety profiles that are superior to those of older ionic compounds. There are, however, significant differences between these agents...
  4. pmc Revascularization among patients with severe left ventricular dysfunction: a meta-analysis of observational studies
    Vijayalakshmi Kunadian
    Cardiothoracic Division, The James Cook University Hospital, Middlesbrough, UK
    Eur J Heart Fail 13:773-84. 2011
    ..A meta-analysis of observational studies was performed to determine the operative mortality and long-term (5-year actuarial survival) outcomes among patients with severe LV dysfunction undergoing CABG...
  5. doi request reprint Rescue angioplasty after failed fibrinolysis for acute myocardial infarction: predictors of a failed procedure and 1-year mortality
    Babu Kunadian
    The James Cook University Hospital, Marton Road, Middlesbrough, Cleveland TS4 3BW, United Kingdom
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 71:138-45. 2008
    ..The latter may reflect a high-risk group or harm in some patients. Predictors of success or failure of rPCI may aid selection of patients to be treated...
  6. ncbi request reprint The impact of chronically diseased coronary arteries and stenting on the corrected TIMI frame count in elective coronary angiography and percutaneous coronary intervention procedures
    Kunadian Vijayalakshmi
    Department of Cardiology, The James Cook University Hospital, Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 70:691-700. 2007
    ..We prospectively and quantitatively determined the impact of stenting on the cTFC during elective PCI...
  7. ncbi request reprint Should patients in cardiogenic shock undergo rescue angioplasty after failed fibrinolysis: comparison of primary versus rescue angioplasty in cardiogenic shock patients
    Babu Kunadian
    Department of Cardiology, The James Cook University Hospital, Marton Road, Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
    J Invasive Cardiol 19:217-23. 2007
    ..We compared the clinical, angiographic characteristics, 30-day and 1-year outcomes of cardiogenic shock patients undergoing rPCI with those undergoing primary percutaneous coronary intervention (PPCI)...
  8. ncbi request reprint A prospective, randomized trial to determine the early and late reactions after the use of iopamidol 340 (Niopam) and iobitridol 350 (Xenetix) in cardiac catheterization
    Kunadian Vijayalakshmi
    Department of Cardiology, The James Cook University Hospital, Marton Road, Middlesbrough, TS4 3BW, United Kingdom
    J Invasive Cardiol 16:707-11. 2004
    ..Intravascular contrast agents presently used in modern digital catheter laboratories during cardiac catheterization are superior to older agents as regards patient tolerance. There are, however, significant differences between these agents...
  9. ncbi request reprint Impact of catheter sizes and intracoronary glyceryl trinitrate on the TIMI frame count when digital angiograms are acquired at lower frame rates during elective angiography and PCI
    Kunadian Vijayalakshmi
    Department of Cardiology, The James Cook University Hospital, Middlesbrough, UK
    Acute Card Care 9:231-8. 2007
    ..To be widely applicable, the effect of different catheter sizes and the use of intracoronary glyceryl trinitrate (ICGTN) must be determined when films are acquired at lower acquisition rates (12.5 frames/s, f/s)...
  10. ncbi request reprint Early invasive versus conservative treatment in patients with failed fibrinolysis--no late survival benefit: the final analysis of the Middlesbrough Early Revascularisation to Limit Infarction (MERLIN) randomized trial
    Babu Kunadian
    The James Cook University Hospital, Middlesbrough, UK
    Am Heart J 153:763-71. 2007
    ..Whether early rPCI confers late (up to 3 years) clinical benefits is not known...
  11. ncbi request reprint Intra-aortic counterpulsation does not improve coronary flow early after PCI in a high-risk group of patients: observations from a randomized trial to explore its mode of action
    Kunadian Vijayalakshmi
    Department of Cardiology, The James Cook University Hospital, Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
    J Invasive Cardiol 19:339-46. 2007
    ..We hypothesized that the use of an IABP following PCI in high-risk non-shocked patients would immediately increase coronary blood flow, tissue perfusion and hence preserve left ventricular function...
  12. ncbi request reprint Towards an understanding of the role of rescue angioplasty for failed fibrinolysis: comparison of the MERLIN, RESCUE and REACT trials
    Babu Kunadian
    Department of Cardiology, The James Cook University Hospital, Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
    J Invasive Cardiol 19:359-68. 2007
    ..We compared the protocols, demographics and 6-month clinical outcomes of the MERLIN trial with the RESCUE I and REACT trials to assess their differences...
  13. ncbi request reprint A randomized trial of prophylactic antiarrhythmic agents (amiodarone and sotalol) in patients with atrial fibrillation for whom direct current cardioversion is planned
    Kunadian Vijayalakshmi
    Department of Cardiology, The James Cook University Hospital, Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
    Am Heart J 151:863.e1-6. 2006
    ..Antiarrhythmic agents enhance maintenance of sinus rhythm (SR) after direct current cardioversion (DCC) for atrial fibrillation but there are few comparative trials...
  14. ncbi request reprint Meta-analysis of randomized trials comparing anti-embolic devices with standard PCI for improving myocardial reperfusion in patients with acute myocardial infarction
    Babu Kunadian
    Department of Cardiology, The James Cook University Hospital, Marton Road, Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 69:488-96. 2007
    ..Evidence from current studies has not shown a consistent benefit, but anti-embolic devices continue to be used...
  15. ncbi request reprint Successful thrombus extraction with the Rescue thrombus management system during acute percutaneous coronary intervention improves flow but does not necessarily restore optimal myocardial tissue perfusion
    Kunadian Vijayalakshmi
    Department of Cardiology, The James Cook University Hospital, Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 67:879-86. 2006
    ..We determined the effectiveness of the Rescue device in restoring flow and achieving optimal tissue perfusion during percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) in thrombus-laden coronary arteries...
  16. ncbi request reprint Meta-analysis of valve hemodynamics and left ventricular mass regression for stentless versus stented aortic valves
    Babu Kunadian
    The James Cook University Hospital, Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
    Ann Thorac Surg 84:73-8. 2007
    ..Several high-quality randomized studies now exist on this topic, and we sought to summarize them by meta-analysis...
  17. ncbi request reprint Corrected TIMI frame count: applicability in modern digital catheter laboratories when different frame acquisition rates are used
    Kunadian Vijayalakshmi
    Department of Cardiology, James Cook University Hospital, Marton Road, Middlesbrough TS4 3BW, United Kingdom
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 63:426-32. 2004
    ..26 (P = 0.3) and 0.06 (P = 0.8), respectively. We confirm that the cTFC is a quantitative method to assess coronary flow that can be applied in a modern digital laboratory...
  18. ncbi request reprint Angiographic and physiologic assessment of coronary flow and myocardial perfusion in the cardiac catheterization laboratory
    Kunadian Vijayalakshmi
    Department of Cardiology, The James Cook University Hospital, Middlesbrough, UK
    Acute Card Care 10:69-78. 2008
    ..Other angiographic techniques, (e.g. digital subtraction angiography), which at this time are predominantly research tools, will require software integration into the imaging chain to facilitate real-time analysis...
  19. ncbi request reprint Treatment of restenosis after bare-metal and drug-eluting stenting of an aorto-ostial lesion: challenges associated with excessive stent overhang
    Babu Kunadian
    Department of Cardiology, The James Cook University Hospital, Marton Road, Middlesbrough, UK
    J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown) 8:744-7. 2007
    ..Late repeat restenosis was treated with a third (Taxus, Boston Scientific, Maple Grove, Minnesota, USA) stent that was deployed through the previously implanted stent struts...
  20. ncbi request reprint Should the tricuspid valve be replaced with a mechanical or biological valve?
    Babu Kunadian
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, James Cook University Hospital, Middlesbrough, UK
    Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 6:551-7. 2007
    ..Conversely up to 95% of patients with a bioprosthesis still receive anticoagulation. Survival in over 1000 prostheses pooled by meta-analysis was equivalent between biological and mechanical valves...
  21. ncbi request reprint Percutaneous coronary intervention among patients with left ventricular systolic dysfunction: a review and meta-analysis of 19 clinical studies
    Vijayalakshmi Kunadian
    Institute of Cellular Medicine, Faculty of Medical Sciences, Newcastle University and Cardiothoracic Centre, Freeman Hospital, Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Coron Artery Dis 23:469-79. 2012
    ..However, the benefit of percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) among patients with left ventricular systolic dysfunction is not clear...
  22. pmc Cardiac catheterisation: radiation doses and lifetime risk of malignancy
    Kunadian Vijayalakshmi
    Heart 93:370-1. 2007