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

January 05, 2020

Mitral Rumbles – January 5, 2020

The results of the 2019 CSP Pilot Project Awards were just released. Five eligible applications were submitted of which 2 will receive funding ($30,000 apiece). Congrats to Ashish Shah and Mullein Thorensein for their application ST elevation myocardial infarction Hemodynamic OutCome study: Role of Non-Invasive Cardiac System (SHOCk-NICaS study) as well as Doug Maguire and Michael Raabe for their application The Effects of High Spinal Anesthesia on Delirium in Cardiac Surgical Patients!

CSP CA/PA Support Team. I would like to thank Thang Nguyen was has accepted a role as my Associate Medical Director for the CA/PA Program. He will be joining the team of Nancy, Chris and me in supporting the PAs and CAs of the CSP– especially related to their assignments and scheduling. Thanks so much Thang!

Shout Outs!

CSP's Acute Coronary Syndrome Network Leadership Team winners of the 2019 Health Innovation Award

Big congrats to all of the members of the CSP’s Acute Coronary Syndrome (ACS) Network Leadership Team who were winners of the 2019 Health Innovation Award from Shared Health (picture from the awards ceremony above and link below)

Publications by our Faculty this Week

Bhullar SK, Shah AK, Dhalla NS. Store-operated calcium channels: Potential target for the therapy of hypertension. Rev Cardiovasc Med. 2019 Sep 30;20(3):139-151. doi: 10.31083/j.rcm.2019.03.522. Review.

Koleini N, Santiago JJ, Nickel BE, Sequiera GL, Wang J, Fandrich RR, Jassal DS, Dhingra S, Kirshenbaum LA, Cattini PA, Kardami E. Elimination or neutralization of endogenous high-molecular-weight FGF2 mitigates doxorubicin-induced cardiotoxicity. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2019 Feb 1;316(2):H279-H288. doi: 10.1152/ajpheart.00587.2018. Epub 2018 Nov 9.

Le May M, Wells G, So D, Chong AY, Dick A, Froeschl M, Glover C, Hibbert B, Marquis JF, Blondeau M, Osborne C, MacDougall A, Kass M, Paddock V, Quraishi A, Labinaz M. Safety and Efficacy of Femoral Access vs Radial Access in ST-Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction: The SAFARI-STEMI Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA Cardiol. 2020 Jan 2. doi: 10.1001/jamacardio.2019.4852. [Epub ahead of print]

Dufresne J, Bowden P, Thavarajah T, Florentinus-Mefailoski A, Chen ZZ, Tucholska M, Norzin T, Ho MT, Phan M, Mohamed N, Ravandi A, Stanton E, Slutsky AS, Dos Santos CC, Romaschin A, Marshall JC, Addison C, Malone S, Heyland D, Scheltens P, Killestein J, Teunissen C, Diamandis EP, Siu KWM, Marshall JG. The plasma peptides of breast versus ovarian cancer. Clin Proteomics. 2019 Dec 23;16:43. doi: 10.1186/s12014-019-9262-0. eCollection 2019.

Stamenkovic A, Ganguly R, Aliani M, Ravandi A, Pierce GN. Overcoming the Bitter Taste of Oils Enriched in Fatty Acids to Obtain Their Effects on the Heart in Health and Disease. Overcoming the Bitter Taste of Oils Enriched in Fatty Acids to Obtain Their Effects on the Heart in Health and Disease. Nutrients. 2019 May 27;11(5). pii: E1179. doi: 10.3390/nu11051179. Review.