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6th Meeting 2011

A very successful 6th BSCMR Annual Meeting was held on 16 March 2011 at Leicester Royal Infirmary, Leicester. The final programme for the meeting is available here: BSCMR Meeting 11 Programme A4.

We are delighted to announce the winners of the 6th BSCMR Meeting CMR Investigators’ Award as follows:

  • 1st Prize: Dr Alex Pitcher (Oxford)
  • 2nd Prize: Dr Christopher Steadman (Leicester)
  • 3rd Prize: Dr Ankur Gulati (London)
  • 4th Prize: Dr Tim Fairbairn (Leeds)


Abstracts from the 6th BSCMR Meeting

Author Oral Presentation: Abstract Title
Fairbairn, Timothy Assessment of intermediate coronary stenosis: a comparison of fractional flow reserve, quantitative coronary angiography, cardiac magnetic resonance imaging and single photon emission computed tomography
Steadman, Christopher Determinants and functional significance of microvascular dysfunction in isolated, severe aortic stenosis.
Gulati, Ankur Relationship between late gadolinium enhancement patterns and outcome in patients with new onset heart failure
Pitcher, Alex Visualisation of aortic flow disturbance in Marfan syndrome by 4D phase-contrast CMR


Author Poster Presentation: Abstract Title
Larghat, Abdulghani M Assessment of myocardial blood flow in type 2 diabetes mellitus patients using first pass perfusion – CMR and T1 saturated Fermi deconvolution modelling.
Jabbour, Andrew Multimodality imaging in transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI): comparison between cardiovascular magnetic resonance, cardiac computed tomography and echocardiography
Zemrak, Filip Indirect assessment of right ventricular function by TAPSE and fractional shortening post-ST elevation myocardial infarction
Jones, Daniel A MR imaging pre and post pulmonary vein isolation for atrial fibrillation: can a blinded investigator identify RF and cryo lesions?
Scott, Andrew D MRI detects coronary vessel wall thickening with age in healthy subjects
Borg, AN Comparison of harmonic phase analysis with local sine wave modeling for the assessment of circumferential myocardial strain using tagged cardiac magnetic resonance images
Borg, AN No long-term adverse effects of childhood growth hormone treatment on left ventricular structure and function in patients with Turner syndrome
Carpenter, John-Paul Worldwide survey of T2* cardiovascular magnetic resonance in thalassaemia
Zaman, A Assessment of myocardial perfusion CMR in left main stem disease
Zaman, A Investigating revascularisation of chronic totally occluded coronary arteries by myocardial perfusion CMR
Chan, Cheuk F A randomised controlled trial of interferon treatment in Behçet’s disease correlated with change in carotid atherosclerosis.
Payne, Alexander R Bright blood T2 weighted MRI has higher diagnostic accuracy than dark blood MRI in acute MI
Payne, Alexander R The index of microvascular resistance at the end of primary PCI predicts myocardial salvage early post-MI
Payne, Alexander R Feasibility and utility of cardiac MRI for early risk assessment after acute ST elevation MI
McComb, C Correlation between left ventricular strain as measured by DENSE and transmural extent of infarct scar
Bull, S Cardiovascular magnetic resonance (CMR) tagging identifies differential ventricular remodelling in patients with bicuspid vs tricuspid aortic valve disease
Bull, S CMR improves the diagnostic yield of bicuspid valve disease in aortic stenosis
He, Taigang Non-local means denoising for myocardial T2* measurement
Sado, Daniel M The distribution of hypertrophy in Anderson-Fabry disease
Sado, Daniel M The quantification and role of diffuse myocardial fibrosis in familial dilated cardiomyopathy – an equilibrium contrast CMR study
Swoboda, PPL Reproducibility of strain and twist measurements calculated using CSPAMM tagging
McAlindon, E Prevalence of non-cardiac pathology on cardiovascular magnetic resonance studies
Fairbairn, TA Cardiovascular magnetic resonance imaging for the detection of increased myocardial blood flow in response to the cold pressor test
Steadman, Christopher D Comparison and reproducibility of standard and high temporal resolution myocardial  tissue tagging in patients with severe aortic stenosis
Steadman, Christopher D Gender differences in left ventricular geometry and determinants of myocardial perfusion reserve in patients with isolated, severe aortic stenosis
Mahmod, Masliza Cardiovascular magnetic resonance imaging (CMR) detects subclinical cardiomyopathy in asymptomatic patients with left bundle branch block (LBBB) and normal echocardiography
Gulati, Ankur The prevalence of electrocardiographic abnormalities in a dilated cardiomyopathy cohort characterised by cardiovascular magnetic resonance