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

December 16, 2018

Volume 2, Issue 49

Congratulations to Dr. Ashish Shah and Dr. Michael Yamashita on their successful applications to the 2018 Competition of the Manitoba Medical Service Foundation. Dr. Ashish Shah – Assistant Professor in the Department of Internal Medicine at the University of Manitoba was awarded $30,000 for their project titled ‘Novel Methods for Selecting Appropriate Patients Undergoing Trans-Catheter Aortic Valve Implantation (TAVI): A Pilot Project’ Dr. Michael Yamashita – Assistant Professor in the Department of Surgery at the University of Manitoba was awarded $25,000 for their project titled ‘Characterizing Thoracic Aortic Disease in Manitoba: Prevalence and Follow-up’

Publications by our Faculty this week

Arcinas LA, Yan W, Jassal DS, Love MP, Yamashita MH, Elbarouni B. Multimodality Imaging of a Giant Right Coronary Artery Aneurysm. Can J Cardiol. 2018 Dec;34(12):1688.e5-1688.e7. doi: 10.1016/j.cjca.2018.08.031. Epub 2018 Aug 24.

Grocott HP. Cerebral oximetry monitoring. To guide physiology, avert catastrophe or both? Eur J Anaesthesiol. 2019 Jan;36(1):82-83. doi: 10.1097/EJA.0000000000000894. No abstract available.

Graham C, Thorleifson M, Stefura WP, Funk DJ, HayGlass KT. Class II obese and healthy pregnant controls exhibit indistinguishable pro- and anti-inflammatory immune responses to Caesarian section. Immun Inflamm Dis. 2017 Sep;5(3):364-372. doi: 10.1002/iid3.174. Epub 2017 May 25.

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 peptidome. Clin Proteomics. 2018 Dec 1;15:39. doi: 10.1186/s12014-018-9211-3. eCollection 2018.

Magsino K, Sanjanwala R, Hiebert B, Rothney J, Manji R, Arora R, Shah P. Treatment Outcomes for Right-Sided Endocarditis in Intravenous Drug Users: A Systematic Review and Analysis of Outcomes in a Tertiary Centre. Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Oct;66(7):552-562. doi: 10.1055/s-0037-1618578. Epub 2018 Jan 19. Review.

Martin A, Yamashita MH. Bioprosthetic aortic valve replacement: A high standard of comparison for transcatheter aortic valve implantation. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Nov 8. pii: S0022-5223(18)32910-6. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2018.10.131. [Epub ahead of print] No abstract available.