By Dr. Ross Feldman,
Medical Lead,
Cardiac Sciences Manitoba

February 23, 2020

CSP in the News

SBH Foundation's Believe Magazine cover

Our own Lisa Brown and Pam Cooke were highlighted (and made the cover!) in the current issue of the SBH Foundation’s Believe Magazine for their outstanding track records of giving back through SBHs Employee Giving Program and for volunteer work with the HSF. Congrats for everything you do on and off the job!

Watch the link of Shelley Zieroth, interviewed with her patient partner Jackie Ratz this week as she shared her journey of living with heart failure on CTV Morning.

Publications by our Faculty this Week

Manji RA, Arora RC. Commentary: Should patients awaiting cardiac surgery who need anticoagulation be on direct oral anticoagulants or vitamin K antagonists? J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Jan 21. pii: S0022-5223(20)30188-4. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2019.12.102. [Epub ahead of print] No abstract available.

Kehler DS, Arora RC. Commentary: Modern antihyperglycemic medications in the era of the frail cardiac surgical patient. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Oct;158(4):1118-1119. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2019.05.034. Epub 2019 May 31. No abstract available.

Yan W, Arora RC, Yamashita MH. Commentary: Does valve choice matter in patients receiving hemodialysis? J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Jun;157(6):2187-2188. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2018.09.055. Epub 2018 Oct 6. No abstract available.

Slooter AJC, Otte WM, Devlin JW, Arora RC, Bleck TP, Claassen J, Duprey MS, Ely EW, Kaplan PW, Latronico N, Morandi A, Neufeld KJ, Sharshar T, MacLullich AMJ, Stevens RD. Updated nomenclature of delirium and acute encephalopathy: statement of ten Societies. Intensive Care Med. 2020 Feb 13. doi: 10.1007/s00134-019-05907-4. [Epub ahead of print] No abstract available.

Sharma R, Bews H, Mahal H, Asselin CY, O’Brien M, Koley L, Hiebert B, Ducas J, Jassal DS. In-Hospital Cardiac Arrest in the Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory: Effective Transition from an ICU- to CCU-Led Resuscitation Team. J Interv Cardiol. 2019 Sep 2;2019:1686350. doi: 10.1155/2019/1686350. eCollection 2019.

Ducas RA, Javier DA, D’Souza R, Silversides CK, Tsang W. Pregnancy outcomes in women with significant valve disease: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Heart. 2020 Feb 13. pii: heartjnl-2019-315859. doi: 10.1136/heartjnl-2019-315859. [Epub ahead of print]

Mozolevska V, Schwartz A, Cheung D, Goyal V, Shaikh B, Dingman B, Kim E, Mittal I, Asselin CY, Edel A, Ravandi A, Thliveris J, Singal PK, Czaykowski P, Jassal DS. Role of renin-angiotensin system antagonists in the prevention of bevacizumab- and sunitinib-mediated cardiac dysfunction. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2019 Mar 1;316(3):H446-H458. doi: 10.1152/ajpheart.00344.2018. Epub 2018 Nov 30.

Wiens E, Supel I, Gallardo J, Seifer C. Signage as an Intervention on a General Medicine Ward to Reduce Unnecessary Testing. Intern Med J. 2020 Feb 14. doi: 10.1111/imj.14784. [Epub ahead of print]

Martin A, Yamashita MH. Commentary: Bioprosthetic aortic valve replacement: A high standard of comparison for transcatheter aortic valve implantation. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Jun;157(6):2200-2201. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2018.10.131. Epub 2018 Nov 8. No abstract available.

Capoulade R, Torzewski M, Mayr M, Chan KL, Mathieu P, Bossé Y, Dumesnil JG, Tam J, Teo KK, Burnap SA, Schmid J, Gobel N, Franke UFW, Sanchez A, Witztum JL, Yang X, Yeang C, Arsenault B, Després JP, Pibarot P, Tsimikas S. ApoCIII-Lp(a) complexes in conjunction with Lp(a)-OxPL predict rapid progression of aortic stenosis. Heart. 2020 Feb 13. pii: heartjnl-2019-315840. doi: 10.1136/heartjnl-2019-315840. [Epub ahead of print]