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

April 04, 2021

Upcoming Events

Upcoming Cardiac Sciences Events.

Tune In!!  Cardiac Sciences MB Scholarship Day 2021 will be held virtually THIS Wednesday April 7 via Microsoft Teams starting at 10:10 AM. The final program will be circulated Tuesday.

Heart Attack Day 2021 will be held virtually Friday April 9. The Province of Manitoba has proclaimed April 9, 2021 as ‘Heart Attack Awareness Day to coincide with thisevent. The key note address will be given by Dr. Robert Welsh, University of Alberta,  “The Past, Present, and Future of Regional STEMI Care: Insights from the Vital Heart Response Registry”.

 Members of Cardiac Sciences Manitoba will receive a ZOOM link for that talk, scheduled at 13:00hr,  separately. To register for the full accredited program and view the schedule for the day see link .

Shout Outs!

Big shoutout to Shelley Zieroth. We just got the news that she has been promoted from Associate Professor to Professor, in the Department of Internal Medicine, effective March 30, 2021. Congratulations!!

 This Week’s Faculty Publications

Laura J Albak , Ashish H Shah, James W Tam. Cardiac failure and pulmonary hypertension secondary to renal arteriovenous malformation: a case report. J Med Case Rep. 2021 Mar 31;15(1):177. doi: 10.1186/s13256-021-02764-y.

Fadi Hage, Ali Hage, Francois Dagenais, Andreanne Cartier, Maral Ouzounian, Jennifer Chung, Ismail El-Hamamsy, Vincent Chauvette, Mark D Peterson, Kevin Lachapelle, Khalid Ridwan, Munir Boodhwani, Ming Guo, John Bozinovski, Michael C Moon, Abigail White, Michael Yamashita, Carly Lodewyks, Rony Atoui, Darrin Payne, Does adding an aortic root replacement or sinus repair during arch repair increase postoperative mortality? Evidence from the Canadian Thoracic Aortic Collaborative.   Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2021 Mar 26;ezab125. doi: 10.1093/ejcts/ezab125.

Hessam H Kashani, Hilary P Grocott. Optimal Interpretation of Trial Sequential Analysis in Understanding the Effect of Dexmedetomidine on Acute Kidney Injury After Cardiac Surgery. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2020 Sep;34(9):2548. doi: 10.1053/j.jvca.2020.04.016. Epub 2020 Apr 28.

I hope you are staying safe and healthy.