Dr Kazuaki Negishi

Institute: University of Tasmania
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Current Project

Diagnostic Ultrasound with contrast agent for non-invasive treatment for Heart Attack

Heart disease is the single leading cause of death in Australia and heart attack (i.e. acute myocardial infarction) is a life-threatening event. It claimed 8,623 Australian lives in 2014 (i.e. 24 deaths/day).


Heart attack requires emergent intervention to restore the blood flow. Fibrinolysis is recommended in Australia, and worldwide, when primary…

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Current Project

Advanced cardiovascular imaging for early diagnosis and treatment

This project aims to identify the early signs of heart diseases and to better understand precise mechanisms using new imaging techniques. 


Early detection will enable suitable management of these diseases by providing treatment to protect the heart. 


The avoidance or delay of CV disease will achieve better health outcomes in Australia. For this purpose,…

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