Associate Professor Ravinay Bhindi

Associate Professor
Medicine, Northern Clinical School

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Selected grants

2015

  • Oxidative regulation of the Na pump- a new player in vascular function in health and disease; Figtree G, Bursill C, Bhindi R, Channon K, Hawkins C, Davies B, Cohen R; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Project Grants.

2013

  • Gene Therapy for Ventricular Arrhythmias; Kizana E, Kovoor P, Bhindi R; Heart Foundation of Australia/Grants-in-Aid.
  • New Insights on Mechanisms of Vascular Smooth Muscle Cell Function and Intimal Hyperplasia; Bhindi R; Heart Research Australia/Research Support.
  • The role of Egr-1 in the protective effect of ischaemic preconditioning in myocardial ischaemia reperfusion injury; Bhindi R; Heart Research Australia/Research Support.

2012

  • Egr-1 and cardiac ischemic preconditioning; Bhindi R, Rayner B; North Shore Heart Research Foundation/Research Support.

2010

  • Therapeutic Silencing of Egr-1 by Novel Catalytic Oligodeoxynucleotides for The Treatment of Acute Myocardial Infarction; Bhindi R, McCrohon J, Figtree G, Grieve S; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Project Grants.

2009

  • Characterising Plaque Instability in bypass vein graft atherosclerosis; Bhindi R; North Shore Heart Research Foundation/Research Support.

Selected publications

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Journals

  • Murphy, J., Hansen, P., Bhindi, R., Figtree, G., Nelson, G., Ward, M. (2014). Cost Benefit for Assessment of Intermediate Coronary Stenosis with Fractional Flow Reserve in Public and Private Sectors in Australia. Heart, Lung and Circulation, 23(9), 807-810. [More Information]
  • Jolly, S., Cairns, J., Yusuf, S., Meeks, B., Shestakovska, O., Thabane, L., Niemela, K., Steg, P., Bertrand, O., Rao, S., Bhindi, R., et al (2014). Design and rationale of the TOTAL trial: A randomized trial of routine aspiration ThrOmbecTomy with percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) versus PCI ALone in patients with ST-elevation myocardial infarction undergoing primary PCI. American Heart Journal, 167(3), 315-321. [More Information]
  • Walters, D., Sinhal, A., Baron, D., Pasupati, S., Thambar, S., Yong, G., Jepson, N., Bhindi, R., Bennetts, J., Larbalestier, R., et al (2014). Initial experience with the balloon expandable Edwards-SAPIEN Transcatheter Heart Valve in Australia and New Zealand: The SOURCE ANZ registry: Outcomes at 30 days and one year. International Journal of Cardiology, 170(3), 406-412. [More Information]
  • Kozor, R., Grieve, S., Buchholz, S., Kaye, S., Darke, S., Bhindi, R., Figtree, G. (2014). Regular cocaine use is associated with increased systolic blood pressure, aortic stiffness and left ventricular mass in young otherwise healthy individuals. PLoS One, 9(4), e89710. [More Information]
  • Ho, E., Mathur, M., Brady, P., Marshman, D., Brereton, R., Ross, D., Bhindi, R., Hansen, P. (2014). Surgical Aortic Valve Replacement in Very Elderly Patients Aged 80 Years and Over: Evaluation of Early Clinical Outcomes. Heart, Lung and Circulation, 23(3), 242-248. [More Information]
  • Allahwala, U., Murphy, J., Nelson, G., Bhindi, R. (2013). Absence of a 'smoker's paradox' in field triaged ST-elevation myocardial infarction patients undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention. Cardiovascular Revascularization Medicine, 14(4), 213-217. [More Information]
  • Ho, E., Karimi Galougahi, K., Liu, C., Bhindi, R., Figtree, G. (2013). Biological markers of oxidative stress: Applications to cardiovascular research and practice. Redox Biology, 1(1), 483-491. [More Information]
  • Grieve, S., Lonborg, J., Mazhar, J., Tan, T., Ho, E., Liu, C., Lay, W., Gill, A., Kuchel, P., Bhindi, R., Figtree, G. (2013). Cardiac magnetic resonance imaging of rapid VCAM-1 up-regulation in myocardial ischemia–reperfusion injury. European Biophysics Journal, 42(1), 61-70. [More Information]
  • Li, Y., Bhindi, R., Deng, J., Morton, S., Hammond, P., Khachigian, L. (2013). Inhibition of vein graft stenosis with a c-jun targeting DNAzyme in a cationic liposomal formulation containing 1,2-dioleoyl-3-trimethylammonium propane (DOTAP)/1,2-dioleoyl-sn-glycero-3-phosphoethanolamine (DOPE). International Journal of Cardiology, 168(4), 3659-3664. [More Information]
  • McMahon, R., Siow, W., Bhindi, R., Hoo, S., Figtree, G., Hansen, P., Nelson, G., Rasmussen, H., Ward, M. (2013). Left bundle branch block without concordant ST changes is rarely associated with acute coronary occlusion. International Journal of Cardiology, 167(4), 1339-1342. [More Information]
  • Mazhar, J., Murphy, J., Figtree, G., Hansen, P., Nelson, G., Bhindi, R. (2013). Optical coherence tomography (OCT) as an adjunct to percutaneous coronary intervention; a single centre experience. International Journal of Cardiology, 163(3), e49-e52. [More Information]
  • Rayner, B., Figtree, G., Sabaretnam, T., Shang, P., Mazhar, J., Weaver, J., Lay, W., Witting, P., Hunyor, S., Grieve, S., Bhindi, R., et al (2013). Selective Inhibition of the Master Regulator Transcription Factor Egr-1 With Catalytic Oligonucleotides Reduces Myocardial Injury and Improves Left Ventricular Systolic Function in a Preclinical Model of Myocardial Infarction. Journal of the American Heart Association, 2(4), 1-9. [More Information]
  • Allahwala, U., Tang, J., Murphy, J., Nelson, G., Bhindi, R. (2013). Thrombolysis in myocardial infarction (TIMI) risk score remains relevant in the era of field triage of patients with ST elevation myocardial infarction treated with primary percutaneous coronary intervention. International Journal of Cardiology, 166(1), 255-257. [More Information]
  • Cockburn, J., Shaw, E., Bhindi, R., Hansen, P. (2013). Treatment of a left anterior descending artery chronic total occlusion using a bio-absorbable scaffold, utilising optical coherence tomography. International Journal of Cardiology, 167(5), e123-e126. [More Information]
  • Cockburn, J., Hansen, P., Bhindi, R. (2013). Treatment of acute left internal mammary artery graft failure using a bio-absorbable scaffold, guided by 3-dimensional optical coherence tomography. International Journal of Cardiology, 168(2), e40-e43. [More Information]
  • Figtree, G., Bhindi, R., Cockburn, J., Wilkes, N., Ward, M., Hansen, P. (2013). Use of optical coherence tomography to guide treatment of an undeployed stent trapped in the right coronary artery to cover a proximal stent outflow dissection. International Journal of Cardiology, 167, e163-e166. [More Information]
  • Lay, W., Rayner, B., Sabaretnam, T., Figtree, G., Jackson, C., Hunyor, S., Bhindi, R. (2012). Activated protein C improves left ventricular remodelling after ischemia-reperfusion injury in rats. International Journal of Cardiology, 159(3), 246-248. [More Information]
  • Buchholz, S., Shakil, A., Figtree, G., Hansen, P., Bhindi, R. (2012). Diagnosis and management of patent foramen ovale. Postgraduate Medical Journal, 88(1038), 217-225. [More Information]
  • Bhindi, R., Fahmy, R., McMahon, A., Khachigian, L., Lowe, H. (2012). Intracoronary delivery of DNAzymes targeting human EGR-1 reduces infarct size following myocardial ischaemia reperfusion. Journal of Pathology, 227(3), 157-164. [More Information]
  • Yan, W., Nelson, G., Figtree, G., Bhindi, R. (2012). Overcoming Limited Depth Penetration of Optical Coherence Tomography With Wire Bias. J A C C: Cardiovascular Interventions, 5(1), e1-e2. [More Information]
  • Murphy, J., Kozor, R., Figtree, G., Ward, M., Bhindi, R. (2012). Percutaneous coronary intervention via the radial artery: comparison of procedural success in emergency versus non-emergency cases. Cardiovascular Revascularization Medicine, 13(5), 277-280. [More Information]
  • Murphy, J., Kozor, R., Figtree, G., Hansen, P., Rasmussen, H., Ward, M., Nelson, G., Bhindi, R. (2012). Procedural and in-patient outcomes in patients aged 80 years or older undergoing contemporary primary percutaneous coronary intervention. EuroIntervention, 8(8), 912-919. [More Information]
  • Fong, L., Mathur, M., Bhindi, R., Figtree, G. (2012). Right atrial Merkel cell tumour metastasis characterization using a multimodality approach. European Heart Journal, 33(17), 2205-2205. [More Information]
  • Murphy, J., Bhindi, R. (2012). Spontaneous intrastent dissection: late neointimal separation within a bare metal stent causing acute coronary syndrome. Circulation, 125(12), 1586-1588. [More Information]
  • Allahwala, U., Tang, J., Murphy, J., Nelson, G., Bhindi, R. (2012). Thrombolysis in myocardial infarction (TIMI) risk score and gender in the era of primary PCI-Is there a difference? International Journal of Cardiology, 161(2), 117-118. [More Information]
  • Figtree, G., Lonborg, J., Grieve, S., Ward, M., Bhindi, R. (2011). Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Imaging for the Interventional Cardiologist. J A C C: Cardiovascular Interventions, 4(2), 137-148. [More Information]
  • Ho, E., Bhindi, R., Ashley, E., Figtree, G. (2011). Genetic analysis in cardiovascular disease: a clinical perspective. Cardiology in Review, 19(2), 81-89. [More Information]
  • Karimi Galougahi, K., Harden, M., Maher, R., Gill, A., Bhindi, R., Grieve, S., Brady, P., Figtree, G. (2011). Incremental Diagnostic Value of Magnetic Resonance Imaging in the Characterization of a Cardiac Mass. Journal of the American College of Cardiology, 58(10), e19-e19. [More Information]
  • Bhindi, R., Grieve, S., Figtree, G. (2011). Micromyocardial infarction in apical hypertrophic cardiomyopathy with obliterative coronary artery bridging. International Journal of Cardiology, 151(1), e24-e25. [More Information]
  • Ruparelia,, N., Bhindi, R., Sabharwal, N., Mason, P., Klucniks, A., Sinha, S., Friend, P., Ormerod, O. (2011). Myocardial perfusion is a useful screening test for the evaluation of cardiovascular risk in patients undergoing simultaneous pancreas kidney transplantation. Transplantation Proceedings, 43(5), 1797-1800. [More Information]
  • Yu, C., Grieve, S., Brazier, D., Bhindi, R., Figtree, G. (2011). Post-infarct ventricular thrombus: a critical diagnosis made by cardiac magnetic resonance imaging. Heart, Lung and Circulation, 20(6), 373-373. [More Information]
  • Vale, T., Newton, J., Orchard, E., Bhindi, R., Wilson, N., Ormerod, O. (2011). Prominence of the Eustachian valve in paradoxical embolism. European Journal of Echocardiography, 12(1), 33-36. [More Information]
  • Yue, L., Bhindi, R., Khachigian, L. (2011). Recent developments in drug-eluting stents. Journal of Molecular Medicine (online), 89(6), 545-553. [More Information]
  • Yu, C., Brazier, D., Bhindi, R., Figtree, G., Ward, M. (2011). Use of computer tomography coronary angiography in assessment of aorto-ostial coronary disease. International Journal of Cardiology, 147(1), 153-154. [More Information]
  • Bhindi, R., Ormerod, O. (2010). Aortic arch plaques and risk of recurrent stroke and death. Circulation, 121(2), e10; author reply e12. [More Information]
  • Buchholz, S., Ward, M., Bhindi, R., Nelson, G., Grieve, S. (2010). Cardiac thrombi in stress (tako-tsubo) cardiomyopathy: more than an apical issue? Mayo Clinic Proceedings, 85(9), 863-864. [More Information]
  • Lonborg, J., Mathur, M., Grieve, S., Bhindi, R., Ward, M., Lowe, H., McCrohon, J., Figtree, G. (2010). Constrictive Pericarditis Diagnosed by Cardiac Magnetic Resonance. Journal of the American College of Cardiology, 56(20), e39-e39. [More Information]
  • Testa, L., Agostoni, P., Vermeersch, P., Biondi-Zoccai, G., Van Gaal, W., Bhindi, R., Brilakis, E., Latini, R., Laudisa, M., Pizzocri, S., et al (2010). Drug eluting stents versus bare metal stents in the treatment of saphenous vein graft disease: a systematic review and meta-analysis. EuroIntervention, 6(4), 527-536. [More Information]
  • Bhindi, R., Ormerod, O. (2010). Letter by Bhindi and Ormerod regarding article, Lack of association between migraine headache and patent foramen ovale: results of a case-control study".". Circulation, 122(24), e581; author reply e583. [More Information]
  • Grieve, S., Bhindi, R., Seow, J., Doyle, A., Turner, A., Tomka, J., Lay, W., Gill, A., Hunyor, S., Figtree, G. (2010). Microvascular obstruction by intracoronary delivery of mesenchymal stem cells and quantification of resulting myocardial infarction by cardiac magnetic resonance. Circulation. Heart Failure, 3(3), e5-e6. [More Information]
  • Testa, L., Bhindi, R., Van Gaal, W., Latini, R., Pizzocri, S., Lanotte, S., Biondi-Zoccai, G., Valgimigli, M., Laudisa, M., Brambilla, N., et al (2010). What is the risk of intensifying platelet inhibition beyond clopidogrel? A systematic review and a critical appraisal of the role of prasugrel. QJM, 103, 367-377. [More Information]
  • Bhindi, R., Ruparelia, N., Newton, J., Testa, L., Ormerod, O. (2009). Acute worsening in migraine symptoms following PFO closure: A matter of fact? International Journal of Cardiology, 144, 299-300. [More Information]
  • Luo, X., Cai, H., Ni, J., Bhindi, R., Lowe, H., Chesterman, C., Khachigian, L. (2009). c-Jun DNAzymes Inhibit Myocardial Inflammation, ROS Generation, Infarct Size, and Improve Cardiac Function After Ischemia-Reperfusion Injury. Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology, 29, 1836-1842. [More Information]
  • Bhindi, R., Ward, M. (2009). Coronary plaque composition: multifactorial contribution. The American Journal of Cardiology, 104(5), 739. [More Information]
  • MacDonald, S., Bhindi, R., Ormerod, O., Wilson, N. (2009). Ductus arteriosus spasm. JACC: Cardiovascular Interventions, 2(1), 73. [More Information]
  • Figtree, G., Noonan, J., Bhindi, R., Collins, P. (2009). Estrogen Receptor Polymorphisms: Significance to Human Physiology, Disease and Therapy. Recent Patents on DNA and Gene Sequences. [More Information]
  • Bhindi, R., Ormerod, O. (2009). Intraoperative diagnosis and management of patent foramen ovale. JAMA, 302(21), 2317; author reply 2317-8. [More Information]
  • Ryding, A., Kumar, S., Bhindi, R. (2009). Letter by Ryding et al regarding article, Impact of pretreatment with clopidogrel on initial patency and outcome in patients treated with primary percutaneous coronary intervention for ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction: a systematic review".". Circulation (Baltimore), 120(4), e26; author reply e27. [More Information]
  • Bhindi, R. (2009). Percutaneous closure of patent foramen ovale and the risk of atrial fibrillation. Catheterization and cardiovascular interventions, 75(2), 301; author reply 302. [More Information]
  • Bhindi, R., Figtree, G. (2009). Percutaneous coronary intervention versus coronary-artery bypass grafting. The New England Journal of Medicine, 360(25), 2672; author reply 2674-5. [More Information]
  • Ruparelia, N., Newton, J., Ormerod, O., Bhindi, R. (2009). Percutaneous retrieval of an embolized pacemaker lead from the pulmonary artery. International Journal of Cardiology, 149, e106-7. [More Information]
  • Bhindi, R., Testa, L., Ormerod, O., Banning, A. (2009). Rapidly evolving giant coronary aneurysm. Journal of the American College of Cardiology, 53(4), 372. [More Information]
  • Bhindi, R., Newton, J., Westaby, S., Wilson, N., Ormerod, O., Uberoi, R. (2009). Stent-graft repair of coronary vein graft aneurysm. Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology, 20(5), 649-51. [More Information]
  • Bhindi, R., Wilson, N., Ormerod, O. (2008). Challenging closure of a patent foramen ovale via a superior approach. Journal of Invasive Cardiology, 20(1), 1-2. [More Information]
  • Testa, L., Bhindi, R., Banning, A. (2008). Digitalis: a dangerous drug in atrial fibrillation? Heart, 94(12), 1654; author reply 1654-5. [More Information]
  • Bhindi, R., Ormerod, O., Newton, J., Banning, A., Testa, L. (2008). Interaction between statins and clopidogrel: is there anything clinically relevant? QJM: Quarterly Journal of Medicine, 101(12), 915-925. [More Information]
  • Bhindi, R., Testa, L., Van Gaal, W. (2008). Intravascular ultrasound determinants of future coronary stent thrombosis. The American Journal of Cardiology, 101(5), 743-744. [More Information]
  • Bhindi, R., Ormerod, O. (2008). Percutaneous closure of patent foramen ovale and atrial septal defect. JAMA: The Journal of the American Medical Association, 299(19), 2272; author reply 2272-3. [More Information]
  • Bhindi, R., Newton, J., Wilson, N., Ormerod, O. (2008). Percutaneous plugging of an ascending aortic pseudoaneurysm. JACC: Cardiovascular Interventions, 1(3), 327-328. [More Information]
  • Bhindi, R., Ruparelia, N., Newton, J., Wilson, N., Ormerod, O. (2008). Percutaneous repair of an aortic paraprosthetic leak an alternative to reoperating. JACC: Cardiovascular Interventions. [More Information]
  • Bhindi, R., Van Gaal, W., Testa, L. (2008). Perspectives on patients with diabetes mellitus and triple-vessel disease undergoing coronary artery bypass grafting after previous percutaneous coronary intervention. The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, 135(6), 1400. [More Information]
  • Testa, L., Van Gaal, W., Bhindi, R., Biondi-Zoccai, G., Abbate, A., Agostoni, P., Porto, I., Andreotti, F., Crea, F., Banning, A. (2008). Pexelizumab in ischemic heart disease: A systematic review and meta-analysis on 15,196 patients. The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, 136(4), 884-893. [More Information]
  • Bhindi, R., Ormerod, O. (2008). Rebound increase in migraines following PFO closure. Catheterization and cardiovascular interventions, 71(5), 719; author reply 720. [More Information]
  • Testa, L., Van Gaal, W., Biondi-Zoccai, G., Abbate, A., Agostoni, P., Bhindi, R., Banning, A. (2008). Repeat thrombolysis or conservative therapy vs. rescue percutaneous coronary intervention for failed thrombolysis: systematic review and meta-analysis. QJM, 101(5), 387-395. [More Information]
  • Bhindi, R., Ormerod, O. (2008). Screening coronaries of selected asymptomatic patients with patent foramen ovale: a cautionary note. Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions, 71(5), 657; author reply 658. [More Information]
  • Bhindi, R., Bull, S., Schrale, R., Wilson, N., Ormerod, O. (2008). Surgery Insight: percutaneous treatment of prosthetic paravalvular leaks. Nature clinical practice. Cardiovascular medicine, 5(3), 140-147. [More Information]
  • Testa, L., Bhindi, R., Banning, A. (2008). The hurdles of translating a single-center observation into practice. Archives of Internal Medicine, 168(15), 1719-20; author reply 1720. [More Information]
  • Bhindi, R., Fahmy, R., Lowe, H., Chesterman, C., Dass, C., Cairns, M., Saravolac, E., Sun, L., Khachigian, L. (2007). Brothers in Arms. DNA Enzymes, Short Interfering RNA, and the Emerging Wave of Small-Molecule Nucleic Acid-Based Gene-Silencing Strategies. The American Journal of Pathology: cellular and molecular biology of disease, 171(4), 1079-1088. [More Information]
  • Testa, L., Van Gaal, W., Biondi-Zoccai, G., Abbate, A., Bhindi, R., Agostoni, P. (2007). Comparing, by means of a meta-analytic approach, the available evidence on off-pump coronary artery bypass surgery (OPCABG) with percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI). The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, 134(3), 816-817. [More Information]
  • Bhindi, R., Munir, S., Channon, K. (2007). Images in cardiovascular medicine. Optical coherence tomography in the setting of an acute anterior myocardial infarction. Circulation (Baltimore), 116(14), e366-367. [More Information]
  • Bhindi, R., Ormerod, O. (2007). Improving procedural times during percutaneous atrial septal defect closure. Journal of the American College of Cardiology. [More Information]
  • Testa, L., Van Gaal, W., Bhindi, R. (2007). Letter by Testa et al regarding article, Pathological correlates of late drug-eluting stent thrombosis: strut coverage as a marker of endothelialization".". Circulation (Baltimore), 116(22), e549; author reply e550. [More Information]
  • Bhindi, R., Timperley, J., Ormerod, O. (2007). Mammoth interatrial septal aneurysm in the ICE age. Cardiovascular Ultrasound, 5, 30. [More Information]
  • Bhindi, R., Rees, D. (2007). Pneumopericardium masquerading as an acute myocardial infarction. International Journal of Cardiology, 114(3), e83-4. [More Information]
  • Testa, L., Bhindi, R., Agostoni, P., Abbate, A., Yener, G., Van Gaal, W. (2007). The direct thrombin inhibitor ximelagatran/melagatran: a systematic review on clinical applications and an evidence based assessment of risk benefit profile. Expert Opinion on Drug Safety, 6(4), 397-406. [More Information]
  • Bhindi, R., Lvoff, R. (2007). Unstable single coronary artery. European heart journal, 28(9), 1048. [More Information]
  • Santiago, F., Ishii, H., Shafi, S., Khurana, R., Kanellakis, P., Bhindi, R., Ramirez, M., Bobik, A., Martin, J., et al (2007). Yin Yang-1 Inhibits Vascular Smooth Muscle Cell Growth and Intimal Thickening by Repressing p21WAF1/Cip1 Transcription and p21WAF1/Cip1-Cdk4-Cyclin D1 Assembly. Circulation Research, 101(2), 146-55. [More Information]
  • Akbar, A., Bhindi, R., McMahon, A., Brieger, D., Kritharides, L., Lowe, H. (2006). Distal protection in cardiovascular medicine: Current status. American Heart Journal, 152(2), 207-216. [More Information]
  • Bhindi, R., Khachigian, L., Lowe, H. (2006). DNAzymes targeting the transcription factor Egr-1 reduce myocardial infarct size following ischemia-reperfusion in rats. Journal of Thrombosis and Haemostasis, 4(7), 1479-1483. [More Information]
  • Bhindi, R., Ramsay, D., Rees, D. (2006). Left main coronary artery 'embolectomy' using a novel, straightforward technique. International Journal of Cardiology, 113(3), 345-7. [More Information]
  • Bhindi, R., Witting, P., McMahon, A., Khachigian, L., Lowe, H. (2006). Rat models of myocardial infarction. Pathogenetic insights and clinical relevance. Thrombosis and Haemostasis, 96(5), 602-610. [More Information]
  • Kavurma, M., Bhindi, R., Lowe, H., Chesterman, C., Khachigian, L. (2005). Vessel wall apoptosis and atherosclerotic plaque instability. Journal of Thrombosis and Haemostasis, 3(3), 465-72. [More Information]

2014

  • Murphy, J., Hansen, P., Bhindi, R., Figtree, G., Nelson, G., Ward, M. (2014). Cost Benefit for Assessment of Intermediate Coronary Stenosis with Fractional Flow Reserve in Public and Private Sectors in Australia. Heart, Lung and Circulation, 23(9), 807-810. [More Information]
  • Jolly, S., Cairns, J., Yusuf, S., Meeks, B., Shestakovska, O., Thabane, L., Niemela, K., Steg, P., Bertrand, O., Rao, S., Bhindi, R., et al (2014). Design and rationale of the TOTAL trial: A randomized trial of routine aspiration ThrOmbecTomy with percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) versus PCI ALone in patients with ST-elevation myocardial infarction undergoing primary PCI. American Heart Journal, 167(3), 315-321. [More Information]
  • Walters, D., Sinhal, A., Baron, D., Pasupati, S., Thambar, S., Yong, G., Jepson, N., Bhindi, R., Bennetts, J., Larbalestier, R., et al (2014). Initial experience with the balloon expandable Edwards-SAPIEN Transcatheter Heart Valve in Australia and New Zealand: The SOURCE ANZ registry: Outcomes at 30 days and one year. International Journal of Cardiology, 170(3), 406-412. [More Information]
  • Kozor, R., Grieve, S., Buchholz, S., Kaye, S., Darke, S., Bhindi, R., Figtree, G. (2014). Regular cocaine use is associated with increased systolic blood pressure, aortic stiffness and left ventricular mass in young otherwise healthy individuals. PLoS One, 9(4), e89710. [More Information]
  • Ho, E., Mathur, M., Brady, P., Marshman, D., Brereton, R., Ross, D., Bhindi, R., Hansen, P. (2014). Surgical Aortic Valve Replacement in Very Elderly Patients Aged 80 Years and Over: Evaluation of Early Clinical Outcomes. Heart, Lung and Circulation, 23(3), 242-248. [More Information]

2013

  • Allahwala, U., Murphy, J., Nelson, G., Bhindi, R. (2013). Absence of a 'smoker's paradox' in field triaged ST-elevation myocardial infarction patients undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention. Cardiovascular Revascularization Medicine, 14(4), 213-217. [More Information]
  • Ho, E., Karimi Galougahi, K., Liu, C., Bhindi, R., Figtree, G. (2013). Biological markers of oxidative stress: Applications to cardiovascular research and practice. Redox Biology, 1(1), 483-491. [More Information]
  • Grieve, S., Lonborg, J., Mazhar, J., Tan, T., Ho, E., Liu, C., Lay, W., Gill, A., Kuchel, P., Bhindi, R., Figtree, G. (2013). Cardiac magnetic resonance imaging of rapid VCAM-1 up-regulation in myocardial ischemia–reperfusion injury. European Biophysics Journal, 42(1), 61-70. [More Information]
  • Li, Y., Bhindi, R., Deng, J., Morton, S., Hammond, P., Khachigian, L. (2013). Inhibition of vein graft stenosis with a c-jun targeting DNAzyme in a cationic liposomal formulation containing 1,2-dioleoyl-3-trimethylammonium propane (DOTAP)/1,2-dioleoyl-sn-glycero-3-phosphoethanolamine (DOPE). International Journal of Cardiology, 168(4), 3659-3664. [More Information]
  • McMahon, R., Siow, W., Bhindi, R., Hoo, S., Figtree, G., Hansen, P., Nelson, G., Rasmussen, H., Ward, M. (2013). Left bundle branch block without concordant ST changes is rarely associated with acute coronary occlusion. International Journal of Cardiology, 167(4), 1339-1342. [More Information]
  • Mazhar, J., Murphy, J., Figtree, G., Hansen, P., Nelson, G., Bhindi, R. (2013). Optical coherence tomography (OCT) as an adjunct to percutaneous coronary intervention; a single centre experience. International Journal of Cardiology, 163(3), e49-e52. [More Information]
  • Rayner, B., Figtree, G., Sabaretnam, T., Shang, P., Mazhar, J., Weaver, J., Lay, W., Witting, P., Hunyor, S., Grieve, S., Bhindi, R., et al (2013). Selective Inhibition of the Master Regulator Transcription Factor Egr-1 With Catalytic Oligonucleotides Reduces Myocardial Injury and Improves Left Ventricular Systolic Function in a Preclinical Model of Myocardial Infarction. Journal of the American Heart Association, 2(4), 1-9. [More Information]
  • Allahwala, U., Tang, J., Murphy, J., Nelson, G., Bhindi, R. (2013). Thrombolysis in myocardial infarction (TIMI) risk score remains relevant in the era of field triage of patients with ST elevation myocardial infarction treated with primary percutaneous coronary intervention. International Journal of Cardiology, 166(1), 255-257. [More Information]
  • Cockburn, J., Shaw, E., Bhindi, R., Hansen, P. (2013). Treatment of a left anterior descending artery chronic total occlusion using a bio-absorbable scaffold, utilising optical coherence tomography. International Journal of Cardiology, 167(5), e123-e126. [More Information]
  • Cockburn, J., Hansen, P., Bhindi, R. (2013). Treatment of acute left internal mammary artery graft failure using a bio-absorbable scaffold, guided by 3-dimensional optical coherence tomography. International Journal of Cardiology, 168(2), e40-e43. [More Information]
  • Figtree, G., Bhindi, R., Cockburn, J., Wilkes, N., Ward, M., Hansen, P. (2013). Use of optical coherence tomography to guide treatment of an undeployed stent trapped in the right coronary artery to cover a proximal stent outflow dissection. International Journal of Cardiology, 167, e163-e166. [More Information]

2012

  • Lay, W., Rayner, B., Sabaretnam, T., Figtree, G., Jackson, C., Hunyor, S., Bhindi, R. (2012). Activated protein C improves left ventricular remodelling after ischemia-reperfusion injury in rats. International Journal of Cardiology, 159(3), 246-248. [More Information]
  • Buchholz, S., Shakil, A., Figtree, G., Hansen, P., Bhindi, R. (2012). Diagnosis and management of patent foramen ovale. Postgraduate Medical Journal, 88(1038), 217-225. [More Information]
  • Bhindi, R., Fahmy, R., McMahon, A., Khachigian, L., Lowe, H. (2012). Intracoronary delivery of DNAzymes targeting human EGR-1 reduces infarct size following myocardial ischaemia reperfusion. Journal of Pathology, 227(3), 157-164. [More Information]
  • Yan, W., Nelson, G., Figtree, G., Bhindi, R. (2012). Overcoming Limited Depth Penetration of Optical Coherence Tomography With Wire Bias. J A C C: Cardiovascular Interventions, 5(1), e1-e2. [More Information]
  • Murphy, J., Kozor, R., Figtree, G., Ward, M., Bhindi, R. (2012). Percutaneous coronary intervention via the radial artery: comparison of procedural success in emergency versus non-emergency cases. Cardiovascular Revascularization Medicine, 13(5), 277-280. [More Information]
  • Murphy, J., Kozor, R., Figtree, G., Hansen, P., Rasmussen, H., Ward, M., Nelson, G., Bhindi, R. (2012). Procedural and in-patient outcomes in patients aged 80 years or older undergoing contemporary primary percutaneous coronary intervention. EuroIntervention, 8(8), 912-919. [More Information]
  • Fong, L., Mathur, M., Bhindi, R., Figtree, G. (2012). Right atrial Merkel cell tumour metastasis characterization using a multimodality approach. European Heart Journal, 33(17), 2205-2205. [More Information]
  • Murphy, J., Bhindi, R. (2012). Spontaneous intrastent dissection: late neointimal separation within a bare metal stent causing acute coronary syndrome. Circulation, 125(12), 1586-1588. [More Information]
  • Allahwala, U., Tang, J., Murphy, J., Nelson, G., Bhindi, R. (2012). Thrombolysis in myocardial infarction (TIMI) risk score and gender in the era of primary PCI-Is there a difference? International Journal of Cardiology, 161(2), 117-118. [More Information]

2011

  • Figtree, G., Lonborg, J., Grieve, S., Ward, M., Bhindi, R. (2011). Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Imaging for the Interventional Cardiologist. J A C C: Cardiovascular Interventions, 4(2), 137-148. [More Information]
  • Ho, E., Bhindi, R., Ashley, E., Figtree, G. (2011). Genetic analysis in cardiovascular disease: a clinical perspective. Cardiology in Review, 19(2), 81-89. [More Information]
  • Karimi Galougahi, K., Harden, M., Maher, R., Gill, A., Bhindi, R., Grieve, S., Brady, P., Figtree, G. (2011). Incremental Diagnostic Value of Magnetic Resonance Imaging in the Characterization of a Cardiac Mass. Journal of the American College of Cardiology, 58(10), e19-e19. [More Information]
  • Bhindi, R., Grieve, S., Figtree, G. (2011). Micromyocardial infarction in apical hypertrophic cardiomyopathy with obliterative coronary artery bridging. International Journal of Cardiology, 151(1), e24-e25. [More Information]
  • Ruparelia,, N., Bhindi, R., Sabharwal, N., Mason, P., Klucniks, A., Sinha, S., Friend, P., Ormerod, O. (2011). Myocardial perfusion is a useful screening test for the evaluation of cardiovascular risk in patients undergoing simultaneous pancreas kidney transplantation. Transplantation Proceedings, 43(5), 1797-1800. [More Information]
  • Yu, C., Grieve, S., Brazier, D., Bhindi, R., Figtree, G. (2011). Post-infarct ventricular thrombus: a critical diagnosis made by cardiac magnetic resonance imaging. Heart, Lung and Circulation, 20(6), 373-373. [More Information]
  • Vale, T., Newton, J., Orchard, E., Bhindi, R., Wilson, N., Ormerod, O. (2011). Prominence of the Eustachian valve in paradoxical embolism. European Journal of Echocardiography, 12(1), 33-36. [More Information]
  • Yue, L., Bhindi, R., Khachigian, L. (2011). Recent developments in drug-eluting stents. Journal of Molecular Medicine (online), 89(6), 545-553. [More Information]
  • Yu, C., Brazier, D., Bhindi, R., Figtree, G., Ward, M. (2011). Use of computer tomography coronary angiography in assessment of aorto-ostial coronary disease. International Journal of Cardiology, 147(1), 153-154. [More Information]

2010

  • Bhindi, R., Ormerod, O. (2010). Aortic arch plaques and risk of recurrent stroke and death. Circulation, 121(2), e10; author reply e12. [More Information]
  • Buchholz, S., Ward, M., Bhindi, R., Nelson, G., Grieve, S. (2010). Cardiac thrombi in stress (tako-tsubo) cardiomyopathy: more than an apical issue? Mayo Clinic Proceedings, 85(9), 863-864. [More Information]
  • Lonborg, J., Mathur, M., Grieve, S., Bhindi, R., Ward, M., Lowe, H., McCrohon, J., Figtree, G. (2010). Constrictive Pericarditis Diagnosed by Cardiac Magnetic Resonance. Journal of the American College of Cardiology, 56(20), e39-e39. [More Information]
  • Testa, L., Agostoni, P., Vermeersch, P., Biondi-Zoccai, G., Van Gaal, W., Bhindi, R., Brilakis, E., Latini, R., Laudisa, M., Pizzocri, S., et al (2010). Drug eluting stents versus bare metal stents in the treatment of saphenous vein graft disease: a systematic review and meta-analysis. EuroIntervention, 6(4), 527-536. [More Information]
  • Bhindi, R., Ormerod, O. (2010). Letter by Bhindi and Ormerod regarding article, Lack of association between migraine headache and patent foramen ovale: results of a case-control study".". Circulation, 122(24), e581; author reply e583. [More Information]
  • Grieve, S., Bhindi, R., Seow, J., Doyle, A., Turner, A., Tomka, J., Lay, W., Gill, A., Hunyor, S., Figtree, G. (2010). Microvascular obstruction by intracoronary delivery of mesenchymal stem cells and quantification of resulting myocardial infarction by cardiac magnetic resonance. Circulation. Heart Failure, 3(3), e5-e6. [More Information]
  • Testa, L., Bhindi, R., Van Gaal, W., Latini, R., Pizzocri, S., Lanotte, S., Biondi-Zoccai, G., Valgimigli, M., Laudisa, M., Brambilla, N., et al (2010). What is the risk of intensifying platelet inhibition beyond clopidogrel? A systematic review and a critical appraisal of the role of prasugrel. QJM, 103, 367-377. [More Information]

2009

  • Bhindi, R., Ruparelia, N., Newton, J., Testa, L., Ormerod, O. (2009). Acute worsening in migraine symptoms following PFO closure: A matter of fact? International Journal of Cardiology, 144, 299-300. [More Information]
  • Luo, X., Cai, H., Ni, J., Bhindi, R., Lowe, H., Chesterman, C., Khachigian, L. (2009). c-Jun DNAzymes Inhibit Myocardial Inflammation, ROS Generation, Infarct Size, and Improve Cardiac Function After Ischemia-Reperfusion Injury. Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology, 29, 1836-1842. [More Information]
  • Bhindi, R., Ward, M. (2009). Coronary plaque composition: multifactorial contribution. The American Journal of Cardiology, 104(5), 739. [More Information]
  • MacDonald, S., Bhindi, R., Ormerod, O., Wilson, N. (2009). Ductus arteriosus spasm. JACC: Cardiovascular Interventions, 2(1), 73. [More Information]
  • Figtree, G., Noonan, J., Bhindi, R., Collins, P. (2009). Estrogen Receptor Polymorphisms: Significance to Human Physiology, Disease and Therapy. Recent Patents on DNA and Gene Sequences. [More Information]
  • Bhindi, R., Ormerod, O. (2009). Intraoperative diagnosis and management of patent foramen ovale. JAMA, 302(21), 2317; author reply 2317-8. [More Information]
  • Ryding, A., Kumar, S., Bhindi, R. (2009). Letter by Ryding et al regarding article, Impact of pretreatment with clopidogrel on initial patency and outcome in patients treated with primary percutaneous coronary intervention for ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction: a systematic review".". Circulation (Baltimore), 120(4), e26; author reply e27. [More Information]
  • Bhindi, R. (2009). Percutaneous closure of patent foramen ovale and the risk of atrial fibrillation. Catheterization and cardiovascular interventions, 75(2), 301; author reply 302. [More Information]
  • Bhindi, R., Figtree, G. (2009). Percutaneous coronary intervention versus coronary-artery bypass grafting. The New England Journal of Medicine, 360(25), 2672; author reply 2674-5. [More Information]
  • Ruparelia, N., Newton, J., Ormerod, O., Bhindi, R. (2009). Percutaneous retrieval of an embolized pacemaker lead from the pulmonary artery. International Journal of Cardiology, 149, e106-7. [More Information]
  • Bhindi, R., Testa, L., Ormerod, O., Banning, A. (2009). Rapidly evolving giant coronary aneurysm. Journal of the American College of Cardiology, 53(4), 372. [More Information]
  • Bhindi, R., Newton, J., Westaby, S., Wilson, N., Ormerod, O., Uberoi, R. (2009). Stent-graft repair of coronary vein graft aneurysm. Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology, 20(5), 649-51. [More Information]

2008

  • Bhindi, R., Wilson, N., Ormerod, O. (2008). Challenging closure of a patent foramen ovale via a superior approach. Journal of Invasive Cardiology, 20(1), 1-2. [More Information]
  • Testa, L., Bhindi, R., Banning, A. (2008). Digitalis: a dangerous drug in atrial fibrillation? Heart, 94(12), 1654; author reply 1654-5. [More Information]
  • Bhindi, R., Ormerod, O., Newton, J., Banning, A., Testa, L. (2008). Interaction between statins and clopidogrel: is there anything clinically relevant? QJM: Quarterly Journal of Medicine, 101(12), 915-925. [More Information]
  • Bhindi, R., Testa, L., Van Gaal, W. (2008). Intravascular ultrasound determinants of future coronary stent thrombosis. The American Journal of Cardiology, 101(5), 743-744. [More Information]
  • Bhindi, R., Ormerod, O. (2008). Percutaneous closure of patent foramen ovale and atrial septal defect. JAMA: The Journal of the American Medical Association, 299(19), 2272; author reply 2272-3. [More Information]
  • Bhindi, R., Newton, J., Wilson, N., Ormerod, O. (2008). Percutaneous plugging of an ascending aortic pseudoaneurysm. JACC: Cardiovascular Interventions, 1(3), 327-328. [More Information]
  • Bhindi, R., Ruparelia, N., Newton, J., Wilson, N., Ormerod, O. (2008). Percutaneous repair of an aortic paraprosthetic leak an alternative to reoperating. JACC: Cardiovascular Interventions. [More Information]
  • Bhindi, R., Van Gaal, W., Testa, L. (2008). Perspectives on patients with diabetes mellitus and triple-vessel disease undergoing coronary artery bypass grafting after previous percutaneous coronary intervention. The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, 135(6), 1400. [More Information]
  • Testa, L., Van Gaal, W., Bhindi, R., Biondi-Zoccai, G., Abbate, A., Agostoni, P., Porto, I., Andreotti, F., Crea, F., Banning, A. (2008). Pexelizumab in ischemic heart disease: A systematic review and meta-analysis on 15,196 patients. The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, 136(4), 884-893. [More Information]
  • Bhindi, R., Ormerod, O. (2008). Rebound increase in migraines following PFO closure. Catheterization and cardiovascular interventions, 71(5), 719; author reply 720. [More Information]
  • Testa, L., Van Gaal, W., Biondi-Zoccai, G., Abbate, A., Agostoni, P., Bhindi, R., Banning, A. (2008). Repeat thrombolysis or conservative therapy vs. rescue percutaneous coronary intervention for failed thrombolysis: systematic review and meta-analysis. QJM, 101(5), 387-395. [More Information]
  • Bhindi, R., Ormerod, O. (2008). Screening coronaries of selected asymptomatic patients with patent foramen ovale: a cautionary note. Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions, 71(5), 657; author reply 658. [More Information]
  • Bhindi, R., Bull, S., Schrale, R., Wilson, N., Ormerod, O. (2008). Surgery Insight: percutaneous treatment of prosthetic paravalvular leaks. Nature clinical practice. Cardiovascular medicine, 5(3), 140-147. [More Information]
  • Testa, L., Bhindi, R., Banning, A. (2008). The hurdles of translating a single-center observation into practice. Archives of Internal Medicine, 168(15), 1719-20; author reply 1720. [More Information]

2007

  • Bhindi, R., Fahmy, R., Lowe, H., Chesterman, C., Dass, C., Cairns, M., Saravolac, E., Sun, L., Khachigian, L. (2007). Brothers in Arms. DNA Enzymes, Short Interfering RNA, and the Emerging Wave of Small-Molecule Nucleic Acid-Based Gene-Silencing Strategies. The American Journal of Pathology: cellular and molecular biology of disease, 171(4), 1079-1088. [More Information]
  • Testa, L., Van Gaal, W., Biondi-Zoccai, G., Abbate, A., Bhindi, R., Agostoni, P. (2007). Comparing, by means of a meta-analytic approach, the available evidence on off-pump coronary artery bypass surgery (OPCABG) with percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI). The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, 134(3), 816-817. [More Information]
  • Bhindi, R., Munir, S., Channon, K. (2007). Images in cardiovascular medicine. Optical coherence tomography in the setting of an acute anterior myocardial infarction. Circulation (Baltimore), 116(14), e366-367. [More Information]
  • Bhindi, R., Ormerod, O. (2007). Improving procedural times during percutaneous atrial septal defect closure. Journal of the American College of Cardiology. [More Information]
  • Testa, L., Van Gaal, W., Bhindi, R. (2007). Letter by Testa et al regarding article, Pathological correlates of late drug-eluting stent thrombosis: strut coverage as a marker of endothelialization".". Circulation (Baltimore), 116(22), e549; author reply e550. [More Information]
  • Bhindi, R., Timperley, J., Ormerod, O. (2007). Mammoth interatrial septal aneurysm in the ICE age. Cardiovascular Ultrasound, 5, 30. [More Information]
  • Bhindi, R., Rees, D. (2007). Pneumopericardium masquerading as an acute myocardial infarction. International Journal of Cardiology, 114(3), e83-4. [More Information]
  • Testa, L., Bhindi, R., Agostoni, P., Abbate, A., Yener, G., Van Gaal, W. (2007). The direct thrombin inhibitor ximelagatran/melagatran: a systematic review on clinical applications and an evidence based assessment of risk benefit profile. Expert Opinion on Drug Safety, 6(4), 397-406. [More Information]
  • Bhindi, R., Lvoff, R. (2007). Unstable single coronary artery. European heart journal, 28(9), 1048. [More Information]
  • Santiago, F., Ishii, H., Shafi, S., Khurana, R., Kanellakis, P., Bhindi, R., Ramirez, M., Bobik, A., Martin, J., et al (2007). Yin Yang-1 Inhibits Vascular Smooth Muscle Cell Growth and Intimal Thickening by Repressing p21WAF1/Cip1 Transcription and p21WAF1/Cip1-Cdk4-Cyclin D1 Assembly. Circulation Research, 101(2), 146-55. [More Information]

2006

  • Akbar, A., Bhindi, R., McMahon, A., Brieger, D., Kritharides, L., Lowe, H. (2006). Distal protection in cardiovascular medicine: Current status. American Heart Journal, 152(2), 207-216. [More Information]
  • Bhindi, R., Khachigian, L., Lowe, H. (2006). DNAzymes targeting the transcription factor Egr-1 reduce myocardial infarct size following ischemia-reperfusion in rats. Journal of Thrombosis and Haemostasis, 4(7), 1479-1483. [More Information]
  • Bhindi, R., Ramsay, D., Rees, D. (2006). Left main coronary artery 'embolectomy' using a novel, straightforward technique. International Journal of Cardiology, 113(3), 345-7. [More Information]
  • Bhindi, R., Witting, P., McMahon, A., Khachigian, L., Lowe, H. (2006). Rat models of myocardial infarction. Pathogenetic insights and clinical relevance. Thrombosis and Haemostasis, 96(5), 602-610. [More Information]

2005

  • Kavurma, M., Bhindi, R., Lowe, H., Chesterman, C., Khachigian, L. (2005). Vessel wall apoptosis and atherosclerotic plaque instability. Journal of Thrombosis and Haemostasis, 3(3), 465-72. [More Information]

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