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

May 17, 2020

Mitral Rumbles – May 17, 2020

This past week, we recognized Nursing Week and Allied Healthcare Professionals Recognition Week. Thank you so much to all of our Nurses and Allied Health Care Professionals for your 24/7 hard work, dedication and compassion for our patients and their families and your commitment to the Cardiac Sciences Program.

Shout Outs!

Congratulations to Katarina Lee-Ameduri, Clinical Ethicist; Emily Hyde, Nurse Educator, Cardiac Sciences; Sarah Gilchrist, Director, Critical Care and Education Services; and Thang Nguyen, Cardiologist. They were awarded a team fellowship into the Canadian Foundation for Healthcare Improvement EXTRA: Executive Training Program.

Publications by our Faculty this Week

Touyz RM, Feldman RD, Harrison DG, Schiffrin EL. A New Look At the Mosaic Theory of Hypertension. Can J Cardiol. 2020 May;36(5):591-592. doi: 10.1016/j.cjca.2020.03.025. Epub 2020 Mar 29. No abstract available.

Rabi DM, McBrien KA, Sapir-Pichhadze R, Nakhla M, Ahmed SB, Dumanski SM, Butalia S, Leung AA, Harris KC, Cloutier L, Zarnke KB, Ruzicka M, Hiremath S, Feldman RD, Tobe SW, Campbell TS, Bacon SL, Nerenberg KA, Dresser GK, Fournier A, Burgess E, Lindsay P, Rabkin SW, Prebtani APH, Grover S, Honos G, Alfonsi JE, Arcand J, Audibert F, Benoit G, Bittman J, Bolli P, Côté AM, Dionne J, Don-Wauchope A, Edwards C, Firoz T, Gabor JY, Gilbert RE, Grégoire JC, Gryn SE, Gupta M, Hannah-Shmouni F, Hegele RA, Herman RJ, Hill MD, Howlett JG, Hundemer GL, Jones C, Kaczorowski J, Khan NA, Kuyper LM, Lamarre-Cliche M, Lavoie KL, Leiter LA, Lewanczuk R, Logan AG, Magee LA, Mangat BK, McFarlane PA, McLean D, Michaud A, Milot A, Moe GW, Penner SB, Pipe A, Poppe AY, Rey E, Roerecke M, Schiffrin EL, Selby P, Sharma M, Shoamanesh A, Sivapalan P, Townsend RR, Tran K, Trudeau L, Tsuyuki RT, Vallée M, Woo V, Bell AD, Daskalopoulou SS. Hypertension Canada’s 2020 Comprehensive Guidelines for the Prevention, Diagnosis, Risk Assessment, and Treatment of Hypertension in Adults and Children. Can J Cardiol. 2020 May;36(5):596-624. doi: 10.1016/j.cjca.2020.02.086.

Feldman RD. Sex-Specific Determinants of Coronary Artery Disease and Atherosclerotic Risk Factors: Estrogen and Beyond. Can J Cardiol. 2020 May;36(5):706-711. doi: 10.1016/j.cjca.2020.03.002. Epub 2020 Mar 6. Review.

Broughton J, Maguire D, LeBlanc N. Cardiac herniation after blunt thoracic trauma. CMAJ. 2020 Apr 27;192(17):E454. doi: 10.1503/cmaj.191446. No abstract available.

Luu JM, Ducas J, Kass M. Clinical Practice Variations in the Management of Stress-Induced Cardiomyopathy: A Canadian Perspective. Can J Cardiol. 2019 Nov;35(11):1592-1595. doi: 10.1016/j.cjca.2019.08.036. Epub 2019 Aug 30.

Bendayan M, Messas N, Perrault LP, Asgar AW, Lauck S, Kim DH, Arora RC, Langlois Y, Piazza N, Martucci G, Lefèvre T, Noiseux N, Lamy A, Peterson MD, Labinaz M, Popma JJ, Webb JG, Afilalo J. Frailty and Bleeding in Older Adults Undergoing TAVR or SAVR: Insights From the FRAILTY-AVR Study. JACC Cardiovasc Interv. 2020 May 11;13(9):1058-1068. doi: 10.1016/j.jcin.2020.01.238.

Engelman DT, Lother S, George I, Ailawadi G, Atluri P, Grant MC, Haft JW, Hassan A, Legare JF, Whitman G, Arora RC; Society of Thoracic Surgeons COVID-19 Task Force and Workforce for Adult Cardiac and Vascular Surgery. Ramping up Delivery of Cardiac Surgery During the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Guidance Statement from The Society of Thoracic Surgeons COVID-19 Task Force. Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 May 11. pii: S0003-4975(20)30712-8. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2020.05.002. [Epub ahead of print]