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

March 08, 2020

Mitral Rumbles – March 8, 2020

Residents Win

Big shout out to our victorious Cardiology Resident Team which won the Jeopardy Competition at the Western Canada Resident Education Program last Saturday in Vancouver. The team comprised Chris Hayes, Joel Scott Herridge, Asem Suliman, Judy Luu, Chris Parr, Umar Ismail, Liane Arcinas, Kirsten Marshall, Phyllis Sin and was ably supported by Head Coach Malek Kass. Congrats to all.

Publications by our Faculty this Week

Kashani HH, Lodewyks C, Kavosh MS, Jeyaraman MM, Neilson C, Okoli G, Rabbani R, Abou-Setta AM, Zarychanski R, Grocott HP. The effect of restrictive versus liberal transfusion strategies on longer-term outcomes after cardiac surgery: a systematic review and meta-analysis with trial sequential analysis. Can J Anaesth. 2020 Feb 28. doi: 10.1007/s12630-020-01592-w. [Epub ahead of print] Review.

Parr CJ, Kass M, Yamashita MH, Jassal DS. Thrombosis of a mechanical mitral valve: a sticky situation. Eur Heart J. 2020 Mar 4. pii: ehaa126. doi: 10.1093/eurheartj/ehaa126. [Epub ahead of print] No abstract available

Stoppe C, Whitlock R, Arora RC, Heyland DK. Nutrition support in cardiac surgery patients: Be calm and feed on! J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Oct;158(4):1103-1108. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2019.02.132. Epub 2019 May 7. No abstract available.