Associate Professor Andre La Gerche
|Institute:||Baker Heart and Diabetes Institute|
Early detection of heart injury with novel exercise imaging
Patients do not present complaining of ‘heart failure’. Rather, they present with symptoms of exercise intolerance, fatigue or breathlessness. A patient-centric approach to diagnostics involving a comprehensive assessment of the entire oxygen utilisation pathway is needed to address patients' symptoms.
The central hypothesis underlying this research plan is that the quantification of cardiac reserve…