abstracts

 

  • Aldalati O, Ionescu A. Is coronary angioplasty via the radial approach associated with better outcomes then the femoral approach? Poster presentation at the World Interventional Summit, Istanbul October 2010.
  • Vijayan S, Ionescu A. Single-centre, ‘real-world’ experience with the Genous stent. Poster presentation at the World Interventional Summit, Istanbul October 2010.
  • Shabhudin I, Ionescu A. The Zwolle score: Underutilised, potentially cost-saving. Poster presentation at the World Interventional Summit, Istanbul October 2010.
  • Nolan S, Ionescu A. 3D Echocardiography: Widely available, still under-used. A survey of tertiary cardiac centres in the UK. Poster presentation, Euro Echo 2010.
  • Loon v R, Ionescu A, Modelling Aortic Stenosis, 1st International Conference on Computational & Mathematical Biomedical Engineering (CMBE09), Swansea, UK, (2009) .
  • Loon v R, A. IonescuModelling Aortic Stenosis, in "Conference Proceedings CMBE09", ISBN 978-0-9562914-0-0, 4 pages, Swansea, UK, (2009).
  • Sankar S, Ionescu A. Nine-slice Dobutamine stress echo: A new application of real-time three dimensional echocardiography.  Poster presentation, Euro Echo 2009.
  • Churchill SK, Colclough DN, Wallis AF, Curnow V, Rees E, Ionescu A. Is targeted, limited echocardiography a safe way to reduce waiting lists for cardiac ultrasound? A study using digital, centrally stored echocardiographic sequences. Eur J Echocardiogr Volume 7, (Supplement 1), Page S124 (December 2006)
  • Churchill, S, Colclough D, Wallis A, Curnow V, Rees E, Ionescu A. The use and abuse of transthoracic Echocardiography: Can lessons from the analog past shape our digital future? Heart 2006 (S); 92: 4-121. Abstract 240, A92.
  • Ionescu A, West R, Proudman C, Butchart EG, Fraser AG. Impact of routine intraoperative TOE on valve replacement operations: A cost-benefit analysis. (Abstract) J Am Coll Cardiol 1999; 33(2) (Suppl A): 547 A
  • Ionescu A, Fraser AG, Butchart EG. High incidence of embolism after St Jude Silzone prosthetic valve implantation. Circulation 1999; 100: (Suppl I) I-524
  • Ionescu A, Butchart EG, Fraser AG. Are strands a marker of embolism in patients with valve disease? Eur J Echocardiogr 1999; 1 (Suppl I)
  • Vinereanu D, Ionescu A, Fraser AG. Assessment of left ventricular long-axis contraction can detect early myocardial dysfunction in asymptomatic patients with severe aortic regurgitation. J Am Coll Cardiol 1999; 33 (Suppl A): 563 A
  • Ionescu A, Moreno de la Santa P, Butchart EG, Fraser AG. Is it justified to perform routine intra-operative transoesophageal echocardiography in patients having elective valve replacement? Clinical impact and cost-effectiveness. (Abstract). Eur Heart J 1998; 19 (Suppl): 66.
  • Ionescu A, Moreno de la Santa P, Butchart EG, Fraser AG. High prevalence of atherosclerosis in patients with aortic stenosis. Chance finding or causal link? (Abstract). Eur Heart J 1998; 19 (Suppl): 653.
  • Ionescu A, Moreno de la Santa P, Butchart EG, Fraser AG. Echocardiographically detected strands on native heart valves: Intellectual curiosity or embolic risk factor? (Abstract) Stroke 1998; 29: 2239
  • Ionescu A, Moreno de la Santa P, Butchart EG, Fraser AG. Markers of embolic risk after heart valve replacement: a prospective study using transoesophageal echocardiography. Echocardiography 1997; 14 (6 pt.2) S7: Abstract 479
  • Ionescu A, Moreno de la Santa P, Butchart EG, Fraser AG. Benign clinical course of paraprosthetic regurgitation detected at early postoperative transoesophageal echocardiography. Heart 1997; 77 (Supplement 1): P42¶
  • Ionescu A, Moreno de la Santa P, Dunstan F, Butchart EG, Fraser AG. High inter-centre variability in reporting mobile echoes on prosthetic heart valves: urgent need for consensus. (Abstract) Eur Heart J 1997; 18 (Suppl): 137
  • Ionescu A, Moreno de la Santa P, Giddings J, Butchart EG, Fraser AG. Cerebral embolic events on transcranial Doppler monitoring in prosthetic heart valve recipients: incidental finding or valve-related problem? (Abstract) Eur Heart J 1996; 17 (Suppl): 249
  • Ionescu A, Moreno de la Santa P, Butchart EG, Fraser AG. Routine postoperative transoesophageal echocardiography in prosthetic heart valve recipients: is it worth the trouble? (Abstract) Heart 1996; 75 (Suppl 2): 45-48, and, expanded, Eur Heart J 1996; 17 (Suppl): 229
  • Moreno de la Santa P, Ionescu A, Butchart EG, Fraser AG. HITS during TCD monitoring in prosthetic heart recipients: a comparative study between single disc and bileaflet prostheses. (Abstract). Cerebrovasc Dis 1996; 6 (Suppl 3): 67
  • Ionescu A, Moreno de la Santa P, Butchart EG, Fraser AG. Is there a place for routine early postoperative transoesophageal echocardiography in prosthetic heart valve recipients? (Abstract). Heart 1995; 75 (Suppl 2): 45. Also features on the American College of Cardiology ‘Excel’ teaching audiotape, August 1997.
  • Payne N, Grocott-Mason R, Kursten B, Wutte M, Ionescu A, Lind B, Janerot-Sjoberg B, Fraser AG. Which off-line tissue Doppler parameters can be used to diagnose myocardial ischaemia during stress? Eur Heart J 1999 (Supplement I)
  • Grocott-Mason R, Payne N, Wilkenshoff U, Wutte M, Ionescu A, Lind B, Janerot-Sjoberg B, Fraser AG. Can off-line tissue Doppler echocardiography make Dobutamine stress echocardiography objective? Eur Heart J 1999 (Supplement I)
  • Ionescu A, Ionescu AA, Fraser AG, Shale DJ. A new echocardiographic index for the assessment of right ventricular function in cystic fibrosis patients. (Abstract) Eur Respir J 1997; 47 (Suppl).
  • Ionescu A, Omardeen F, Fraser AG. Double retrograde pulmonary venous flow after atrial systole - an unrecognised effect of mitral annular motion. (Abstract) Eur Heart J 1996; 17 (Suppl).
  • Obieta-Fresnedo I, Ionescu A, Fraser AG. Anatomical versus Conventional M-Mode for the Measurement of Systolic Mitral Annular Motion: A Validation Study Using Doppler Myocardial Imaging. (Abstract) Echocardiography, 1998; 6 (Suppl).