Publications list for Associate Professor Ravinay Bhindi

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  • Walters, D., Sinhal, A., Baron, D., Pasupati, S., Thambar, S., Yong, G., Jepson, N., Bhindi, R., Bennetts, J., Larbalestier, R., Clarke, A., Brady, P., Wolfenden, H., James, A., El Gamel, A., Jansz, P., Chew, D. (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, 406-412. [Abstract]


  • 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. , 255-257. [Abstract]
  • 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. , e49-52. [Abstract]
  • 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. [Abstract]
  • 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. , e40-e43. [Abstract]
  • Li, Y., Bhindi, R., Deng, Z., 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, 3659-3664. [Abstract]
  • 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. [Abstract]
  • 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, e123-e126. [Abstract]
  • Cockburn, J., Wilkes, N., Figtree, G., Ward, M., Bhindi, R., 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. , e163-e166. [Abstract]
  • McMahon, R., Siow, W., Bhindi, R., Soo 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. [Abstract]
  • 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. [Abstract]
  • Rayner, B., Figtree, G., Sabaretnam, T., Shang, P., Mazhar, J., Weaver, J., Lay, W., Witting, P., Hunyor, S., Grieve, S., Khachigian, L., Bhindi, R. (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), e000023. [Abstract]


  • 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. [Abstract]
  • 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. [Abstract]
  • 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. [Abstract]
  • 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. [Abstract]
  • 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. The Journal of Pathology. 227(2), 157-164. [Abstract]
  • 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. [Abstract]
  • 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. [Abstract]
  • 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. [Abstract]
  • Yan, W., Ward, M., Nelson, G., Figtree, G., Bhindi, R. (2012), Overcoming limited depth penetration of optical coherence tomography with wire bias. JACC: Cardiovascular Interventions. 5(1), e1-e2. [Abstract]


  • 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. [Abstract]
  • Bhindi, R., Grieve, S., Figtree, G. (2011), Micromyocardial infarction in apical hypertrophic cardiomyopathy with obliterative coronary artery bridging. International journal of cardiology. 151(1), e24-5. [Abstract]
  • Ruparelia, N., Newton, J., Ormerod, O., Bhindi, R. (2011), Percutaneous retrieval of an embolized pacemaker lead from the pulmonary artery. International journal of cardiology. 149(0), e106-7. [Abstract]
  • 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 & Circulation. , 372-373. [Abstract]
  • 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), 1797-800. [Abstract]
  • Li, Y., Bhindi, R., Khachigian, L. (2011), Recent developments in drug-eluting stents. Journal of molecular medicine (Berlin, Germany). 89(6), 545-53. [Abstract]
  • 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), 153-4. [Abstract]
  • Figtree, G., Lønborg, J., Grieve, S., Ward, M., Bhindi, R. (2011), Cardiac magnetic resonance imaging for the interventional cardiologist. JACC. Cardiovascular Interventions. 4(2), 137-148. [Abstract]
  • 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. [Abstract]
  • Ho, E., Bhindi, R., Ashley, E., Figtree, G. (2011), Genetic analysis in cardiovascular disease: a clinical perspective. Cardiology in Review. 19(2), 81-89. [Abstract]


  • 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. , e581; author reply e583. [Abstract]
  • Lønborg, 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. [Abstract]
  • Bhindi, R., Ruparelia, N., Newton, J., Testa, L., Ormerod, O. (2010), Acute worsening in migraine symptoms following PFO closure: A matter of fact?. International journal of cardiology. 144(0), 299-300. [Abstract]
  • Robaei, D., Grieve, S., Nelson, G., Bhindi, R., Figtree, G. (2010), Cocaine-induced epicardial coronary artery thrombosis resulting in extensive myocardial injury assessed by cardiac magnetic resonance imaging. European heart journal. 31(20), 2446. [Abstract]
  • Buchholz, S., Ward, M., Bhindi, R., Nelson, G., Figtree, G., Grieve, S. (2010), Cardiac thrombi in stress (tako-tsubo) cardiomyopathy: more than an apical issue?. Mayo Clinic Proceedings. , 863-864. [Abstract]
  • Testa, L., Agostoni, P., Vermeersch, P., Biondi-Zoccai, G., Van Gaal, W., Bhindi, R., Brilakis, E., Latini, R., Laudisa, M., Pizzocri, S., Lanotte, S., Brambilla, N., Banning, A., Bedogni, F. (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. [Abstract]
  • Testa, L., Bhindi, R., Van Gaal, W., Latini, R., Pizzocri, S., Lanotte, S., Biondi Zoccai, G., Valgimigli, M., Laudisa, M., Brambilla, N., Banning, A., Bedogni, F. (2010), What is the risk of intensifying platelet inhibition beyond clopidogrel? A systematic review and a critical appraisal of the role of prasugrel. QJM : monthly journal of the Association of Physicians. 103(6), 367-77. [Abstract]
  • 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), e5-6. [Abstract]
  • Bhindi, R. (2010), Percutaneous closure of patent foramen ovale and the risk of atrial fibrillation. Catheterization and cardiovascular interventions : official journal of the Society for Cardiac Angiography & Interventions. 75(2), 301; author reply 302. [Abstract]
  • Bhindi, R., Ormerod, O. (2010), Aortic arch plaques and risk of recurrent stroke and death. Circulation. , e10; author reply e12. [Abstract]
  • Testa, L., Biondi Zoccai, G., Valgimigli, M., Latini, R., Pizzocri, S., Lanotte, S., Laudisa, M., Brambilla, N., Ward, M., Figtree, G., Bedogni, F., Bhindi, R. (2010), Current concepts on antiplatelet therapy: focus on the novel thienopyridine and non-thienopyridine agents. Advances in Hematology. 2010, 595934. [Abstract]


  • Bhindi, R., Ormerod, O. (2009), Intraoperative diagnosis and management of patent foramen ovale. JAMA : the journal of the American Medical Association. , 2317; author reply 2317-8. [Abstract]
  • Luo, X., Cai, H., Ni, J., Bhindi, R., Lowe, H., Chesterman, C. (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(0), 1836-42. [Abstract]
  • Figtree, G., Noonan, J., Bhindi, R., Collins, P. (2009), Estrogen Receptor Polymorphisms: Significance to Human Physiology, Disease and Therapy. Recent patents on DNA & gene sequences. 0(0), 0. [Abstract]
  • Bhindi, R., Ward, M. (2009), Coronary plaque composition: multifactorial contribution. The American Journal of Cardiology. , 739. [Abstract]
  • 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. , e26; author reply e27. [Abstract]
  • Bhindi, R., Figtree, G. (2009), Percutaneous coronary intervention versus coronary-artery bypass grafting. The New England journal of medicine. , 2672; author reply 2674-5. [Abstract]
  • 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. [Abstract]
  • Bhindi, R., Testa, L., Ormerod, O., Banning, A. (2009), Rapidly evolving giant coronary aneurysm. Journal of the American College of Cardiology. 53(4), 372. [Abstract]
  • MacDonald, S., Bhindi, R., Ormerod, O., Wilson, N. (2009), Ductus arteriosus spasm. JACC. Cardiovascular interventions. 2(1), 73. [Abstract]


  • Bhindi, R., Ormerod, O., Newton, J., Banning, A., Testa, L. (2008), Interaction between statins and clopidogrel: is there anything clinically relevant?. QJM. 101(12), 915-925. [Abstract]
  • Testa, L., Bhindi, R., Banning, A. (2008), Digitalis: a dangerous drug in atrial fibrillation?. Heart (British Cardiac Society). , 1654; author reply 1654-5. [Abstract]
  • 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. [Abstract]
  • 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. 1(5), 587-589. [Abstract]
  • Testa, L., Bhindi, R., Banning, A. (2008), The hurdles of translating a single-center observation into practice. Archives of internal medicine. , 1719-20; author reply 1720. [Abstract]
  • 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. , 1400. [Abstract]
  • Bhindi, R., Newton, J., Wilson, N., Ormerod, O. (2008), Percutaneous plugging of an ascending aortic pseudoaneurysm. JACC. Cardiovascular interventions. 1(3), 327-328. [Abstract]
  • Bhindi, R., Ormerod, O. (2008), Percutaneous closure of patent foramen ovale and atrial septal defect. JAMA. , 2272; author reply 2272-3. [Abstract]
  • 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. [Abstract]
  • Bhindi, R., Ormerod, O. (2008), Rebound increase in migraines following PFO closure. Catheterization and cardiovascular interventionsAngiography & Interventions. , 719; author reply 720. [Abstract]
  • Bhindi, R., Ormerod, O. (2008), Screening coronaries of selected asymptomatic patients with patent foramen ovale: a cautionary note. Catheterization and cardiovascular interventions. , 657; author reply 658. [Abstract]
  • 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. [Abstract]
  • Bhindi, R., Testa, L., van Gaal, W. (2008), Intravascular ultrasound determinants of future coronary stent thrombosis. The American journal of cardiology. , 743-744. [Abstract]
  • Bhindi, R., Wilson, N., Ormerod, O. (2008), Challenging closure of a patent foramen ovale via a superior approach. The Journal of invasive cardiology. 20(1), E18. [Abstract]