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November 1, 2017
Project Lead: Dr. Ihab Elsokkari, Electrophysiology Fellow, QE II Health Sciences Centre Mentors: Dr. John Sapp (QE II Health Sciences Centre), Dr. Ratika Parkash (QEII Health Sciences Centre) Amount: $10,000 (CANet) Electrical storm is a state of cardiac electrical instability that manifests with clustered ventricular arrhythmia episodes within a short time frame. It was first...
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Project Lead: Dr. Lisa Cotie, Post-doctoral Fellow, University of Ottawa Heart Institute Mentor: Dr. Jennifer Reed (University of Ottawa Heart Institute) Amount: $15,000 (CANet) Growing research demonstrates the favourable effects of high intensity interval training (HIIT) on cardiovascular outcomes. Reed et al. (2015) reported improvements in heart rate, blood pressure, aerobic and functional capacity and...
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Project Lead: Dr. Nigel Tan, Adult Cardiology Resident, University of Toronto Mentors: Dr. Paul Angaran (St. Michael’s Hospital), Dr. Paul Dorian (St. Michael’s Hospital) Amount: $15,000 (CANet) We aim to characterize trends in the management and clinical outcomes of out-of-hospital cardiac arrests (OHCAs) secondary to ischemic heart disease using a prospective, contemporary cardiac arrest registry...
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Project Lead: Dr. Christopher Cheung, Cardiology Resident, University of British Columbia Mentors: Dr. Jason G. Andrade, Dr. Andrew D. Krahn, Dr. Marc W. Deyell, Dr. Kenneth G. Gin (all University of British Columbia) Amount: $25,000 (CANet) After a myocardial infarction (MI), patients discharged home in sinus rhythm may develop atrial fibrillation (AF) that is asymptomatic,...
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Sudden cardiac death (SCD) is what happens when the heart suddenly and unexpectedly stops beating and blood flow to the brain and vital organs is restricted. Some SCDs are caused by heart arrhythmias, heart disease and electrical arrhythmias, but not all. SCDs can also be due to other causes such as trauma, drug overdoses or diseases...
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This project is focused on having patients take charge of their own health using an online system that will permit them to track their atrial fibrillation. The main purpose of this is to provide patients with information that is normally given by their physician but have it also in an online system so that it...
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