Brian P. Halliday

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Bleeding is a known predictor of poor outcome after a number of cardiac interventions. We investigated whether using the new bleeding definition of the Valve Academic Research Consortium predicts a poor outcome after transcatheter aortic valve implantation. In addition, we sought to identify those patient characteristics that predict periprocedural bleeding(More)
OBJECTIVE The aim of the current study was to identify predictors of paraprosthetic aortic regurgitation (AR) after transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) and examine its influence on short/medium-term mortality using the UK TAVI Registry. TAVI is an effective treatment for high-risk patients with severe symptomatic aortic stenosis (AS), but(More)
BACKGROUND Current guidelines only recommend the use of an implantable cardioverter defibrillator in patients with dilated cardiomyopathy for the primary prevention of sudden cardiac death (SCD) in those with a left ventricular ejection fraction (LVEF) <35%. However, registries of out-of-hospital cardiac arrests demonstrate that 70% to 80% of such patients(More)
BACKGROUND Aortic stenosis is the most common age-related valvular pathology. Patients with aortic stenosis and myocardial fibrosis have worse outcome but the underlying mechanism is unclear. Lipoprotein(a) is associated with adverse cardiovascular risk and is elevated in patients with aortic stenosis. Although mechanistic pathways could link Lipoprotein(a)(More)
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