Research publications

In partnership with Imperial College London, the Trust is the leading centre for cardiovascular, critical care and respiratory research.

With its academic partner, Imperial College London, the Trust is the leading centre for cardiovascular, critical care and respiratory research. The third RAND analysis (2016) of influential biomedical and health research highlights that the Trust produces more highly cited publications about respiratory and critical care medicine than any other NHS trust in England.

Selected recent publications

Author names highlighted in bold are RB&HFT researchers

Cowie MR, Wegscheider K, Teschler H.  Adaptive Servo-Ventilation for Central Sleep Apnea in Heart Failure Reply.  NEW ENGLAND JOURNAL OF MEDICINE 2016; 374(7):690-691.

Ferrari R, Fox KM.  Effect of heart rate reduction in coronary artery disease and heart failure.  Nature 2016

Caramori G, Chung KFBarnes PJ.  Allergen Responses Modified by a GATA3 DNAzyme.  NEW ENGLAND JOURNAL OF MEDICINE 2015; 373(12):1176-1177.

Chan KMJPepper JR.  Surgical Treatment of Moderate Ischemic Mitral Regurgitation.  NEW ENGLAND JOURNAL OF MEDICINE 2015; 372(18):1770-1771.

Bush A, Kleinert S, Pavord ID.  The asthmas in 2015 and beyond: a Lancet Commission.  LANCET 2015; 385(9975):1273-1275. 

Davey C, Zoumot Z, Jordan S, McNulty WH, Carr DH, Hind MDHansell DM, Rubens MB, Banya WPolkey MIShah PLHopkinson NS.  Bronchoscopic lung volume reduction with endobronchial valves for patients with heterogeneous emphysema and intact interlobar fissures (the BeLieVeR-HIFi study): a randomised controlled trial.  LANCET 2015; 386(9998):1066-1073.

Macrae D, Grieve R, Allen E, Sadique Z, Morris K, Pappachan J, Parslow R, Tasker RC, Elbourne D. A Randomized Trial of Hyperglycemic Control in Pediatric Intensive Care. NEW ENGLAND JOURNAL OF MEDICINE 2014; 370(2):107-118.

Kotecha D, Holmes J, Krum H, Altman DG, Manzano L, Cleland JGF, Lip GYH, Coats AJS, Andersson B, Kirchhof P, von Lueder TG, Wedel H, Rosano G, Shibata MC, Rigby A, Flather MD. Efficacy of β blockers in patients with heart failure plus atrial fibrillation: an individual-patient data meta-analysis. The Lancet 2014; 2235-43

Nickenig G, Estevez-Loureiro R, Franzen O, Tamburino C, Vanderheyden M, Luescher TF, Moat N, Price S, Dall'Ara G, Winter R, Corti R, Grasso C, Snow TM, Jeger R, Blankenberg S, Settergren M, Tiroch K, Balzer J, Petronio AS, Buettner H-J, Ettori F, Sievert H, Fiorino MG, Claeys M, Ussia GP, Baumgartner H, Scandura S, Alamgir F, Keshavarzi F, Colombo A, Maisano F, Ebelt H, Aruta P, Lubos E, Plicht B, Schueler R, Pighi M, Di Mario C. Percutaneous Mitral Valve Edge-to-Edge Repair In-Hospital Results and 1-Year Follow-Up of 628 Patients of the 2011-2012 Pilot European Sentinel Registry. JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN COLLEGE OF CARDIOLOGY 2014; 64(9):875-884.

Babu-Narayan SV, Diller G-P, Gheta RR, Bastin AJ, Karonis T, Li W, Pennell DJ, Uemura H, Sethia B, Gatzoulis MA, Shore DF. Clinical Outcomes of Surgical Pulmonary Valve Replacement After Repair of Tetralogy of Fallot and Potential Prognostic Value of Preoperative Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing. CIRCULATION 2014; 129(1):18-27.

Anker SD, Agewall S, Borggrefe M, Calvert M, Caro JJ, Cowie MR, Ford I, Paty JA, Riley JP, Swedberg K, Tavazzi L, Wiklund I, Kirchhof P. The importance of patient-reported outcomes: a call for their comprehensive integration in cardiovascular clinical trials. EUROPEAN HEART JOURNAL 2014; 35(30):2001-9.

Badar AA, Perez-Moreno AC, Jhund PS, Wong CM, Hawkins NM, Cleland JG, van Veldhuisen DJ, Wikstrand J, Kjekshus J, Wedel H, Watkins S, Gardner RS, Petrie MC, McMurray JJ. Relationship between angina pectoris and outcomes in patients with heart failure and reduced ejection fraction: an analysis of the Controlled Rosuvastatin Multinational Trial in Heart Failure (CORONA). Eur Heart J 2014; 35:3426-33

Dimopoulos K, Wort SJ, Gatzoulis MA. Pulmonary hypertension related to congenital heart disease: a call for action. EUROPEAN HEART JOURNAL 2014; 35(11):691-700.

Richeldi L, du Bois RM, Raghu G, Azuma A, Brown KK, Costabel U, Cottin V, Flaherty KR, Hansell DM, Inoue Y, Kim DS, Kolb M, Nicholson AG, Noble PW, Selman M, Taniguchi H, Brun M, Le Maulf F, Girard M, Stowasser S, Schlenker-Herceg R, Disse B, Collard HR. Efficacy and Safety of Nintedanib in Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis. NEW ENGLAND JOURNAL OF MEDICINE 2014; 370(22):2071-2082.

Postma DS, Bush A, van den Berge M. Risk factors and early origins of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Lancet 2014; S0140-6736

Bush A, Grigg J, Saglani SManaging wheeze in preschool children. BMJ-BRITISH MEDICAL JOURNAL 2014; 348: g15

Corte TJ, Keir GJ, Dimopoulos K, Howard L, Corris PA, Parfitt L, Foley C, Yanez-Lopez M, Babalis D, Marino P, Maher TM, Renzoni EA, Spencer L, Elliot CA, Birring SS, O'Reilly K, Gatzoulis MA, Wells AU, Wort SJ. Bosentan in Pulmonary Hypertension Associated with Fibrotic Idiopathic Interstitial Pneumonia. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF RESPIRATORY AND CRITICAL CARE MEDICINE 2014; 190(2):208-217.

Irving SJ, Davies JC, Alton EWF, Bush A. Lung Clearance Index in Primary Ciliary Dyskinesia and Bronchiectasis. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF RESPIRATORY AND CRITICAL CARE MEDICINE 2014; 189(9):1147-1148.

Shaikh ZF, Kelly JL, Shrikrishna D, de Villa M, Mullen MJ, Hopkinson NS, Morrell MJ, Polkey MI. Patent Foramen Ovale Is Not Associated with Hypoxemia in Severe Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease and Does Not Impair Exercise Performance. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF RESPIRATORY AND CRITICAL CARE MEDICINE 2014; 189(5):540-547.

Chana KK, Fenwick PS, Nicholson AG, Barnes PJ, Donnelly LE. Identification of a distinct glucocorticosteroid-insensitive pulmonary macrophage phenotype in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. JOURNAL OF ALLERGY AND CLINICAL IMMUNOLOGY 2014; 133(1):207-16.

Chaudry RA, Rosenthal M, Bush A, Crowley S. Reduced forced expiratory flow but not increased exhaled nitric oxide or airway responsiveness to methacholine characterises paediatric sickle cell airway disease. THORAX 2014; 69(6):580-585.

Davey C, Zoumot Z, Jordan S, Carr DH, Polkey MI, Shah PL, Hopkinson NSBronchoscopic lung volume reduction with endobronchial valves for patients with heterogeneous emphysema and intact interlobar fissures (The BeLieVeR-HIFi trial): Study design and rationale. Thorax 2014;

Kon SSC, Dilaver D, Mittal M, Nolan CM, Clark AL, Canavan JL, Jones SE, Polkey MI, Man WD-C. The Clinical COPD Questionnaire: response to pulmonary rehabilitation and minimal clinically important difference. THORAX 2014; 69(9):793-798.

Luechtenborg M, Riaz SP, Lim E, Page R, Baldwin DR, Jakobsen E, Vedsted P, Lind M, Peake MD, Mellemgaard A, Spicer J, Lang-Lazdunski L, Moller H. Survival of patients with small cell lung cancer undergoing lung resection in England, 1998-2009. THORAX 2014; 69(3):269-273.