Dr Rajesh Puranik

Clinical Senior Lecturer
Medicine, Central Clinical School

Telephone 9519 6875
Fax 95506262

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Selected grants

2014

  • Improving exercise capacity in children with a Fontan circulation after the extracardiac conduit.; Ayer J, Winlaw D, Selvadurai H, Puranik R, Sholler G, Roberts P, d’Udekem Y; Heart Kids Australia/Grants in Aid.

2010

  • Investigation of sudden cardiac death in the young; Semsarian C, Weintraub R, Weintraub R, Duflou J, Puranik R, Skinner J; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Project Grants.

2007

  • NHMRC - Neil Hamilton Fairly Fellowship; Puranik R; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Early Career Fellowships (ECF).

Selected publications

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Journals

  • Ganigara, M., Collins, N., Tanous, D., Celermajer, D., Puranik, R. (2014). Anomalous left anterior descending coronary artery from the pulmonary artery - The role of cardiac MRI. International Journal of Cardiology, 172(1), e172-e174. [More Information]
  • Sherrah, A., Vallely, M., Grieve, S., Jeremy, R., Hendel, P., Puranik, R. (2014). Clinical Utility of Magnetic Resonance Imaging in the Follow-up of Chronic Aortic Type B Dissection. Heart, Lung and Circulation, 23(7), e157-e159. [More Information]
  • Padang, R., Dennis, M., Semsarian, C., Bannon, P., Tanous, D., Celermajer, D., Puranik, R. (2014). Detection of Serious Complications by MR Imaging in Asymptomatic Young Adults with Repaired Coarctation of the Aorta. Heart, Lung and Circulation, 23(4), 332-338. [More Information]
  • Femia, G., Hsu, C., Singarayar, S., Sy, R., Kilborn, M., Parker, G., McGuire, M., Semsarian, C., Puranik, R. (2014). Impact of new task force criteria in the diagnosis of arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy. International Journal of Cardiology, 171(2), 179-183. [More Information]
  • O'Meagher, S., Ganigara, M., Munoz, P., Tanous, D., Chard, R., Celermajer, D., Puranik, R. (2014). Right Ventricular Outflow Tract Enlargement Prior to Pulmonary Valve Replacement is Associated with Poorer Structural and Functional Outcomes, in Adults with Repaired Tetralogy of Fallot. Heart, Lung and Circulation, 23(5), 482-488. [More Information]
  • Ganigara, M., Tanous, D., Celermajer, D., Puranik, R. (2014). The role of cardiac MRI in the diagnosis and management of sinus venosus atrial septal defect. Annals of Pediatric Cardiology, 7(2), 160-162. [More Information]
  • Rashid, I., Klimis, H., Duflou, J., Sullivan, D., Puranik, R. (2014). Utility of post-mortem lipid levels in fatal premature CAD: An autopsy study. International Journal of Cardiology, 174(1), 212-214. [More Information]
  • Fang, B., Dai, A., Duflou, J., Zhang, X., Puranik, R., Bao, B. (2013). Age-related inflammatory mediators in coronary artery disease (II). International Journal of Cardiology, 168(5), 4839-4841. [More Information]
  • Spina, R., Sandaradura, I., Puranik, R., Lee, S. (2013). Cardiac cysticercosis. International Journal of Cardiology, 168(1), 557-559. [More Information]
  • O'Meagher, S., Choudhary, P., Duflou, J., Puranik, R., Celermajer, D. (2013). Causes of death in tetralogy of Fallot in adults - An autopsy study. International Journal of Cardiology, 168(2), 1547-1548. [More Information]
  • O'Meagher, S., Celermajer, D., Puranik, R. (2013). Preserved stroke volume late after tetralogy repair, despite severe right ventricular dilatation. Heart, 99(24), 1875-1876. [More Information]
  • Cordina, R., O'Meagher, S., Karmali, A., Rae, C., Liess, C., Kemp, G., Puranik, R., Singh, N., Celermajer, D. (2013). Resistance training improves cardiac output, exercise capacity and tolerance to positive airway pressure in Fontan physiology. International Journal of Cardiology, 168(2), 780-788. [More Information]
  • Jaijee, S., O'Rourke, R., Puranik, R., Slaughter, R., Strugnal, W., Celermajer, D., Kermeen, F. (2013). Right to left ventricular volume ratio: A novel marker of disease severity in chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension. IJC Heart & Vessels, 1, 17-21. [More Information]
  • Offen, S., Celermajer, D., Semsarian, C., Puranik, R. (2013). The role of diastolic filling in preserving left ventricular stroke volume - An MRI study. International Journal of Cardiology, 168(2), 1596-1598. [More Information]
  • Najib, E., Puranik, R., Duflou, J., Xia, Q., Bao, B. (2012). Age related inflammatory characteristics of coronary artery disease. International Journal of Cardiology, 154(1), 65-70. [More Information]
  • Xia, Q., Xiang, X., Patel, S., Puranik, R., Xie, Q., Bao, B. (2012). Characterisation of IL-22 and interferon-gamma-inducible chemokines in human carotid plaque. International Journal of Cardiology, 154(2), 187-189. [More Information]
  • O'Meagher, S., Munoz, P., Alison, J., Young, I., Tanous, D., Celermajer, D., Puranik, R. (2012). Exercise capacity and stroke volume are preserved late after tetralogy repair, despite severe right ventricular dilatation. Heart, 98(21), 1595-1599. [More Information]
  • Bailey, K., Duflou, J., Puranik, R. (2012). Fatal cases of aortic dissection: An autopsy study. International Journal of Cardiology, 158(1), 148-149. [More Information]
  • Hsu, C., Parker, G., Puranik, R. (2012). Implantable Devices and Magnetic Resonance Imaging. Heart, Lung and Circulation, 21(6-7), 358-363. [More Information]
  • Ramponi, F., Puranik, R., Wilson, M., Bannon, P. (2012). Intraluminal mass of the ascending aorta. European Journal Of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery, 42(5), 904-904. [More Information]
  • Puranik, R., Tsang, V., Lurz, P., Muthurangu, V., Offen, S., Frigiola, A., Norman, W., Walker, F., Bonhoeffer, P., Taylor, A. (2012). Long-term importance of right ventricular outflow tract patch function in patients with pulmonary regurgitation. The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, 143(5), 1103-1107. [More Information]
  • Hsu, C., Puranik, R. (2012). Pulmonary valve replacement in adults with repaired tetralogy of Fallot: the role of cardiac magnetic resonance beyond volume measurements. Future Cardiology, 8(6), 801-804. [More Information]
  • Toong, C., Puranik, R., Adelstein, S. (2012). Use of cardiac MR imaging to evaluate the presence of myocarditis in autoimmune myositis: three cases. Rheumatology International, 32(3), 779-782. [More Information]
  • Orde, M., Puranik, R., Morrow, P., Duflou, J. (2011). Myocardial pathology in pulmonary thromboembolism. Heart, 97(20), 1695-1699. [More Information]
  • Puranik, R., Celermajer, D., Muthurangu, V., Taylor, A., Puranik, R. (2010). Congenital heart disease and multi-modality imaging. Heart, Lung and Circulation, 19(3), 133-144. [More Information]
  • Puranik, R., Tsang, V., Broadley, A., Nordmeyer, J., Lurz, P., Muthialu, N., Derrick, G., Walker, F., Cullen, S., de Leval, M., et al (2010). Functional Outcomes After the Ross (Pulmonary Autograft) Procedure assessed with Magnetic Resonance Imaging and Cardiopulmonary exercise testing. Heart, 96, 304-308. [More Information]
  • Puranik, R., Puranik, R., Fox, O., Fox, O., Sullivan, D., Sullivan, D., Duflou, J., Duflou, J., Bao, B., Bao, B. (2010). Inflammatory characteristics of premature coronary artery disease. International Journal of Cardiology, 145(2), 288-290. [More Information]
  • Nobecourt, E., Tabet, F., Lambert, G., Puranik, R., Bao, B., Yan, L., Davies, M., Brown, B., Jenkins, A., Dusting, G., Barter, P., Rye, K., et al (2010). Nonenzymatic Glycation Impairs the Antiinflammatory Properties of Apolipoprotein A-I. Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology, 30(4), 766-772. [More Information]
  • Patel, S., Puranik, R., Nakhla, S., Lundmand, P., Stocker, R., Wang, X., Lambert, G., Rye, K., Barter, P., Nicholls, S., Celermajer, D. (2009). Acute hypertriglyceridaemia in humans increases the triglyceride content and decreases the anti-inflammatory capacity of high density lipoproteins. Atherosclerosis, 204(2), 424-428. [More Information]
  • McGrath, K., Li, X., Puranik, R., Liong, E., Tan, J., Dy, V., Di Bartolo, B., Barter, P., Rye, K., Heather, A. (2009). Role of 3beta-hydroxysteroid-delta 24 reductase in mediating antiinflammatory effects of high-density lipoproteins in endothelial cells. Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology, 29(6), 877-882. [More Information]
  • Puranik, R., Bao, B., Nobecourt, E., Nicholls, S., Dusting, G., Barter, P., Celermajer, D., Rye, K. (2008). Low dose apolipoprotein A-I rescues carotid arteries from inflammation in vivo. Atherosclerosis, 196(1), 240-247. [More Information]
  • Puranik, R., Greaves, K., Hawker, R., Pressley, L., Robinson, P., Celermajer, D. (2007). Abnormal Right Ventricular Tissue Velocities After Repair of Congenital Heart Disease-Implications for Late Outcomes. Heart, Lung and Circulation, 16(4), 295-299. [More Information]
  • Barter, P., Puranik, R., Rye, K. (2007). New insights into the role of HDL as an antiinflammatory agent in the prevention of cardiovascular disease. Current Cardiology Reports, 9(6), 493-498. [More Information]
  • Puranik, R., Bao, B., Celermajer, D., Rye, K., Barter, P., Nicholls, S., Nobecourt, E. (2006). A single infusion of lipid free apo A1 can rescue vascular inflammation. Atherosclerosis Supplements, 7, 153.
  • Puranik, R., Nobecourt, E., Bao, B., Davies, M., Barter, P., Celermajer, D., Rye, K. (2006). Abstract 1355: The Impact of Glycation on the Anti-inflammatory Properties of High Density Lipoproteins in vivo. Circulation, 114, II-257-II-258.
  • Nobecourt, E., Puranik, R., Bao, B., Davies, M., Barter, P., Rye, K. (2006). Evidence that glycation of apolipoprotein A-I inhibits the anti-inflammatory properties of HDL in vivo. Atherosclerosis Supplements, 7, 71.
  • Puranik, R., McGuire, M. (2006). Reply. Heart Rhythm, 3, 624. [More Information]
  • Rye, K., Nobecourt, E., Puranik, R., Bao, B., Barter, P. (2006). The impact of diabetes on the anti-inflammatory properties of high density lipoproteins in vivo. European Heart Journal, 27(Suppl 1), 520.
  • Puranik, R., Barter, P. (2005). A single infusion of lipid free Apo A1 can rescue vascular inflammation, in vivo. Circulation, 112, U320.
  • Puranik, R., Chow, C., Duflou, J., Kilborn, M., McGuire, M. (2005). Sudden death in the young. Heart Rhythm, 2(12), 1277-1282. [More Information]
  • Celermajer, D., Greaves, K., Puranik, R., O'Leary, J. (2004). Myocardial Tissue Velocities In The Normal Left And Right Ventricles: Relationships And Predictors. Heart, Lung and Circulation, 13(4), 367-373.
  • Puranik, R., Celermajer, D. (2003). Smoking and Endothelial Function. Progress In Cardiovascular Diseases, 45(6), 443-458.

Conferences

  • Nobecourt, E., Puranik, R., Bao, B., Davies, M., Barter, P., Rye, K. (2006). Evidence that glycation of apolipoprotein. XIV International Symposium on Atherosclerosis, Ireland: Elsevier Ireland Ltd.

2014

  • Ganigara, M., Collins, N., Tanous, D., Celermajer, D., Puranik, R. (2014). Anomalous left anterior descending coronary artery from the pulmonary artery - The role of cardiac MRI. International Journal of Cardiology, 172(1), e172-e174. [More Information]
  • Sherrah, A., Vallely, M., Grieve, S., Jeremy, R., Hendel, P., Puranik, R. (2014). Clinical Utility of Magnetic Resonance Imaging in the Follow-up of Chronic Aortic Type B Dissection. Heart, Lung and Circulation, 23(7), e157-e159. [More Information]
  • Padang, R., Dennis, M., Semsarian, C., Bannon, P., Tanous, D., Celermajer, D., Puranik, R. (2014). Detection of Serious Complications by MR Imaging in Asymptomatic Young Adults with Repaired Coarctation of the Aorta. Heart, Lung and Circulation, 23(4), 332-338. [More Information]
  • Femia, G., Hsu, C., Singarayar, S., Sy, R., Kilborn, M., Parker, G., McGuire, M., Semsarian, C., Puranik, R. (2014). Impact of new task force criteria in the diagnosis of arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy. International Journal of Cardiology, 171(2), 179-183. [More Information]
  • O'Meagher, S., Ganigara, M., Munoz, P., Tanous, D., Chard, R., Celermajer, D., Puranik, R. (2014). Right Ventricular Outflow Tract Enlargement Prior to Pulmonary Valve Replacement is Associated with Poorer Structural and Functional Outcomes, in Adults with Repaired Tetralogy of Fallot. Heart, Lung and Circulation, 23(5), 482-488. [More Information]
  • Ganigara, M., Tanous, D., Celermajer, D., Puranik, R. (2014). The role of cardiac MRI in the diagnosis and management of sinus venosus atrial septal defect. Annals of Pediatric Cardiology, 7(2), 160-162. [More Information]
  • Rashid, I., Klimis, H., Duflou, J., Sullivan, D., Puranik, R. (2014). Utility of post-mortem lipid levels in fatal premature CAD: An autopsy study. International Journal of Cardiology, 174(1), 212-214. [More Information]

2013

  • Fang, B., Dai, A., Duflou, J., Zhang, X., Puranik, R., Bao, B. (2013). Age-related inflammatory mediators in coronary artery disease (II). International Journal of Cardiology, 168(5), 4839-4841. [More Information]
  • Spina, R., Sandaradura, I., Puranik, R., Lee, S. (2013). Cardiac cysticercosis. International Journal of Cardiology, 168(1), 557-559. [More Information]
  • O'Meagher, S., Choudhary, P., Duflou, J., Puranik, R., Celermajer, D. (2013). Causes of death in tetralogy of Fallot in adults - An autopsy study. International Journal of Cardiology, 168(2), 1547-1548. [More Information]
  • O'Meagher, S., Celermajer, D., Puranik, R. (2013). Preserved stroke volume late after tetralogy repair, despite severe right ventricular dilatation. Heart, 99(24), 1875-1876. [More Information]
  • Cordina, R., O'Meagher, S., Karmali, A., Rae, C., Liess, C., Kemp, G., Puranik, R., Singh, N., Celermajer, D. (2013). Resistance training improves cardiac output, exercise capacity and tolerance to positive airway pressure in Fontan physiology. International Journal of Cardiology, 168(2), 780-788. [More Information]
  • Jaijee, S., O'Rourke, R., Puranik, R., Slaughter, R., Strugnal, W., Celermajer, D., Kermeen, F. (2013). Right to left ventricular volume ratio: A novel marker of disease severity in chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension. IJC Heart & Vessels, 1, 17-21. [More Information]
  • Offen, S., Celermajer, D., Semsarian, C., Puranik, R. (2013). The role of diastolic filling in preserving left ventricular stroke volume - An MRI study. International Journal of Cardiology, 168(2), 1596-1598. [More Information]

2012

  • Najib, E., Puranik, R., Duflou, J., Xia, Q., Bao, B. (2012). Age related inflammatory characteristics of coronary artery disease. International Journal of Cardiology, 154(1), 65-70. [More Information]
  • Xia, Q., Xiang, X., Patel, S., Puranik, R., Xie, Q., Bao, B. (2012). Characterisation of IL-22 and interferon-gamma-inducible chemokines in human carotid plaque. International Journal of Cardiology, 154(2), 187-189. [More Information]
  • O'Meagher, S., Munoz, P., Alison, J., Young, I., Tanous, D., Celermajer, D., Puranik, R. (2012). Exercise capacity and stroke volume are preserved late after tetralogy repair, despite severe right ventricular dilatation. Heart, 98(21), 1595-1599. [More Information]
  • Bailey, K., Duflou, J., Puranik, R. (2012). Fatal cases of aortic dissection: An autopsy study. International Journal of Cardiology, 158(1), 148-149. [More Information]
  • Hsu, C., Parker, G., Puranik, R. (2012). Implantable Devices and Magnetic Resonance Imaging. Heart, Lung and Circulation, 21(6-7), 358-363. [More Information]
  • Ramponi, F., Puranik, R., Wilson, M., Bannon, P. (2012). Intraluminal mass of the ascending aorta. European Journal Of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery, 42(5), 904-904. [More Information]
  • Puranik, R., Tsang, V., Lurz, P., Muthurangu, V., Offen, S., Frigiola, A., Norman, W., Walker, F., Bonhoeffer, P., Taylor, A. (2012). Long-term importance of right ventricular outflow tract patch function in patients with pulmonary regurgitation. The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, 143(5), 1103-1107. [More Information]
  • Hsu, C., Puranik, R. (2012). Pulmonary valve replacement in adults with repaired tetralogy of Fallot: the role of cardiac magnetic resonance beyond volume measurements. Future Cardiology, 8(6), 801-804. [More Information]
  • Toong, C., Puranik, R., Adelstein, S. (2012). Use of cardiac MR imaging to evaluate the presence of myocarditis in autoimmune myositis: three cases. Rheumatology International, 32(3), 779-782. [More Information]

2011

  • Orde, M., Puranik, R., Morrow, P., Duflou, J. (2011). Myocardial pathology in pulmonary thromboembolism. Heart, 97(20), 1695-1699. [More Information]

2010

  • Puranik, R., Celermajer, D., Muthurangu, V., Taylor, A., Puranik, R. (2010). Congenital heart disease and multi-modality imaging. Heart, Lung and Circulation, 19(3), 133-144. [More Information]
  • Puranik, R., Tsang, V., Broadley, A., Nordmeyer, J., Lurz, P., Muthialu, N., Derrick, G., Walker, F., Cullen, S., de Leval, M., et al (2010). Functional Outcomes After the Ross (Pulmonary Autograft) Procedure assessed with Magnetic Resonance Imaging and Cardiopulmonary exercise testing. Heart, 96, 304-308. [More Information]
  • Puranik, R., Puranik, R., Fox, O., Fox, O., Sullivan, D., Sullivan, D., Duflou, J., Duflou, J., Bao, B., Bao, B. (2010). Inflammatory characteristics of premature coronary artery disease. International Journal of Cardiology, 145(2), 288-290. [More Information]
  • Nobecourt, E., Tabet, F., Lambert, G., Puranik, R., Bao, B., Yan, L., Davies, M., Brown, B., Jenkins, A., Dusting, G., Barter, P., Rye, K., et al (2010). Nonenzymatic Glycation Impairs the Antiinflammatory Properties of Apolipoprotein A-I. Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology, 30(4), 766-772. [More Information]

2009

  • Patel, S., Puranik, R., Nakhla, S., Lundmand, P., Stocker, R., Wang, X., Lambert, G., Rye, K., Barter, P., Nicholls, S., Celermajer, D. (2009). Acute hypertriglyceridaemia in humans increases the triglyceride content and decreases the anti-inflammatory capacity of high density lipoproteins. Atherosclerosis, 204(2), 424-428. [More Information]
  • McGrath, K., Li, X., Puranik, R., Liong, E., Tan, J., Dy, V., Di Bartolo, B., Barter, P., Rye, K., Heather, A. (2009). Role of 3beta-hydroxysteroid-delta 24 reductase in mediating antiinflammatory effects of high-density lipoproteins in endothelial cells. Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology, 29(6), 877-882. [More Information]

2008

  • Puranik, R., Bao, B., Nobecourt, E., Nicholls, S., Dusting, G., Barter, P., Celermajer, D., Rye, K. (2008). Low dose apolipoprotein A-I rescues carotid arteries from inflammation in vivo. Atherosclerosis, 196(1), 240-247. [More Information]

2007

  • Puranik, R., Greaves, K., Hawker, R., Pressley, L., Robinson, P., Celermajer, D. (2007). Abnormal Right Ventricular Tissue Velocities After Repair of Congenital Heart Disease-Implications for Late Outcomes. Heart, Lung and Circulation, 16(4), 295-299. [More Information]
  • Barter, P., Puranik, R., Rye, K. (2007). New insights into the role of HDL as an antiinflammatory agent in the prevention of cardiovascular disease. Current Cardiology Reports, 9(6), 493-498. [More Information]

2006

  • Puranik, R., Bao, B., Celermajer, D., Rye, K., Barter, P., Nicholls, S., Nobecourt, E. (2006). A single infusion of lipid free apo A1 can rescue vascular inflammation. Atherosclerosis Supplements, 7, 153.
  • Puranik, R., Nobecourt, E., Bao, B., Davies, M., Barter, P., Celermajer, D., Rye, K. (2006). Abstract 1355: The Impact of Glycation on the Anti-inflammatory Properties of High Density Lipoproteins in vivo. Circulation, 114, II-257-II-258.
  • Nobecourt, E., Puranik, R., Bao, B., Davies, M., Barter, P., Rye, K. (2006). Evidence that glycation of apolipoprotein. XIV International Symposium on Atherosclerosis, Ireland: Elsevier Ireland Ltd.
  • Nobecourt, E., Puranik, R., Bao, B., Davies, M., Barter, P., Rye, K. (2006). Evidence that glycation of apolipoprotein A-I inhibits the anti-inflammatory properties of HDL in vivo. Atherosclerosis Supplements, 7, 71.
  • Puranik, R., McGuire, M. (2006). Reply. Heart Rhythm, 3, 624. [More Information]
  • Rye, K., Nobecourt, E., Puranik, R., Bao, B., Barter, P. (2006). The impact of diabetes on the anti-inflammatory properties of high density lipoproteins in vivo. European Heart Journal, 27(Suppl 1), 520.

2005

  • Puranik, R., Barter, P. (2005). A single infusion of lipid free Apo A1 can rescue vascular inflammation, in vivo. Circulation, 112, U320.
  • Puranik, R., Chow, C., Duflou, J., Kilborn, M., McGuire, M. (2005). Sudden death in the young. Heart Rhythm, 2(12), 1277-1282. [More Information]

2004

  • Celermajer, D., Greaves, K., Puranik, R., O'Leary, J. (2004). Myocardial Tissue Velocities In The Normal Left And Right Ventricles: Relationships And Predictors. Heart, Lung and Circulation, 13(4), 367-373.

2003

  • Puranik, R., Celermajer, D. (2003). Smoking and Endothelial Function. Progress In Cardiovascular Diseases, 45(6), 443-458.

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