Publications

  • Nelson C, McCrohon J, Khafagi F, Rose S, Leano R, Marwick TH. Impact of Scar Thickness on the Assessment of Viability Using Dobutamine Echocardiography and Thallium Single-Photon Emission Computed Tomography: A Comparison with Contrast-Enhanced Magnetic Resonance Imaging. Journal of the American College of Cardiology 2004;43:1248-56.
  • Nelson C and Marwick TH. Clinical Decision-Making and Myocardial Viability: Current Perspectives Internal Medicine Journal 2005;35:118-125
  • Nelson C, McCrohon J, Case C and Marwick TH. Relationship of Extent and Nature of Dysfunctional Myocardium to Brain Natriuretic Peptide in Patients with Ischemic Left Ventricular Dysfunction. International Journal of Cardiovascular Imaging 2005 Apr-Jun;21(2-3):295-300

 Abstracts

  • BNP Levels in Ischaemic Left Ventricular Dysfunction are Determined by Extent of Dysfunctional Myocardium American College of Cardiology, 2003 and Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand, 2003. (1st author)
  • B-Natriuretic Peptide Correlates with Mechanical Function in Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction but Not in Patients with Heart Failure and Normal Ejection Fraction. American Heart Association 2002 (2nd author)
  • Left Ventricular Volumes: a comparison of 3D Echo and Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Imaging. Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand 2003 (2nd author)
  • Determinants of Visual 2D Echo Assessment of Left Ventricular Wall Motion: Comparison with Myocardial Thickening on Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Imaging. Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand, 2003. American College of Cardiology, 2004. (1st author)
  • Resting Regional Dysfunction and Ischemia Are, Respectively, Major and Minor Determinants of Resting Brain Natriuretic Peptide Levels. Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand 2004
  • Is Left Ventricular Remodeling Determined by Extent the Wall Motion Abnormalities or Transmural Extent of Scar? Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand 2004 (5th author)
  • Left Ventricular Volume and Viability but not Transmural Extent of Scar Determine LV Remodeling and Exercise Capacity Responses to Revascularization and Medical Therapy in Patients with LV Dysfunction. American Heart Association 2005 (4th author)

 Awards

  • Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand ASM scholarship 2003.
  • National Heart Foundation travel grant 2002