PUBLICATIONS & RESEARCH

Reviews:

MRI assessment of cardiac tumours: part 2, spectrum of appearances of histologically malignant lesions and tumour mimics. Hoey ET, Shahid M, Ganeshan A, Baijal S, Simpson H, Watkin RW. Quant Imaging Med Surg. 2014 Dec;4(6):489-97. doi: 10.3978/j.issn.2223-4292.2014.11.25

MRI assessment of cardiac tumours: part 1, multiparametric imaging protocols and spectrum of appearances of histologically benign lesions. Hoey ET, Shahid M, Ganeshan A, Baijal S, Simpson H, Watkin RWQuant Imaging Med Surg. 2014 Dec;4(6):478-88. doi: 10.3978/j.issn.2223-4292.2014.11.23.

The role of magnetic resonance imaging in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. Hoey ET, Elassaly M, Ganeshan A, Watkin RW, Simpson H. Quant Imaging Med Surg. 2014 Oct;4(5):397-406. doi: 10.3978/j.issn.2223-4292.2014.09.04

Clinical utility of cardiovascular magnetic resonance imaging after out-of-hospital cardiac arrest. Hoey ET, Teoh JK, Pakala V, Simpson H, Watkin RWAm J Emerg Med. 2013 Aug;31(8):1293.e5-6. doi: 10.1016/j.ajem.2013.04.014. Epub 2013 May

The emerging role of cardiovascular MRI for risk stratification in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. Hoey ET, Teoh JK, Das I, Ganeshan A, Simpson H, Watkin RWClin Radiol. 2014 Jan 9. pii: S0009-9260(13)00543-6. doi: 10.1016/j.crad.2013.11.012.

Infective endocarditis in the adult patient J.A.T. Sandoe, R.W. Watkin, T.S.J. Elliott Medicine Dec 2013 Vol. 41, Issue 12, Pages 689-692

Aortic intramural haematoma: pathogenesis, clinical features and imaging evaluation. Hoey ET, Wai D, Ganeshan A, Watkin RW.     Postgrad Med J. 2012 Sep 14.

Cardiac neoplasms and pseudotumors: imaging findings on multidetector CT angiography.Hoey E, Ganeshan A, Nader K, Randhawa K, Watkin RDiagn Interv Radiol. 2012 Jan-Feb;18(1):67-77.

The role of multi-modality imaging for sinus of Valsalva aneurysms. Hoey ET, Gulati GS, Singh S, Watkin RW, Nazir S, Ganeshan A, Rafique A, Sivananthan MU. Int J Cardiovasc Imaging. 2012 Jan 12.

Cardiovascular MRI for assessment of infectious and inflammatory conditions of the heart.Hoey ET, Gulati GS, Ganeshan A, Watkin RW, Simpson H, Sharma S.AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2011 Jul;197(1):103-12.

The prevention and treatment of infective endocarditis in adults R.W.Watkin, T.S.J Elliott Medicine November 2009 (Vol. 37, Issue 11, Pages 582-585)

The Microbial Diagnosis of Infective Endocarditis. R.W.Watkin, S. Lang, W.A.Littler, T.S.J. Elliott. Journal of Infection 2003 47:1-11

BHF Factfile: Infective Endocarditis. R.W.Watkin & T.S.J.Elliott (2001) (invited)

Book chapters:

Cardiovascular Infections. R.W.Watkin,. Medical Microbiology and Infection (Lecture notes) Blackwell Publishing 2012

Multimodality Imaging in Cardiac Interventions (MICI) – RDN Chapter

Editorial/comment:

British Society of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy (BSAC) guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment of endocarditis: what the cardiologist needs to know. Watkin R, Sandoe J. Heart. 2012 May; 98(10):757-9.

The British Society of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy (BSAC) Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Treatment of Endocarditis – What the Cardiologist Needs to Know. Richard Watkin,, Jonathan Sandoe, Heart 2012;98:10 757-759

Myocardial involvement in infective endocarditis, can serum troponin levels predict the outcome? R.W.Watkin,. Cardiology 2009;112:200-201

New guidance from NICE regarding antibiotic prophylaxis for infective endocarditis – response by the BSAC working party. R.W.Watkin, G.J.Roberts, T.S.J.Elliott J. Antimicrob. Chemother 2008 62(6):1477-8.

Guidelines:

Guidelines for the diagnosis, prevention and management of implantable cardiac     electronic device infection. Report of a joint Working Party project on behalf of the British Society for Antimicrobial Chemotherapy (BSAC, host organization), British Heart Rhythm Society (BHRS), British Cardiovascular Society (BCS), British Heart Valve Society (BHVS) and British Society for Echocardiography (BSE).

Sandoe JA, Barlow G, Chambers JB, Gammage M, Guleri A, Howard P, Olson E, Perry JD, Prendergast BD, Spry MJ, Steeds RP, Tayebjee MH, Watkin RJ Antimicrob Chemother. 2014 Oct 29.

Guidelines for the diagnosis and antibiotic treatment of endocarditis in adults: a report of the Working Party of the British Society for Antimicrobial Chemotherapy.Gould FK, Denning DW, Elliott TS, Foweraker J, Perry JD, Prendergast BD, Sandoe JA, Spry MJ, Watkin RWJ Antimicrob Chemother. 2012 Feb;67(2):269-89.

British Society for Antimicrobial Chemotherapy Guidelines for the Prevention of Endocarditis T. S. J. Elliott, J. Foweraker, M. Fulford, F. K. Gould, J.D. Perry, G. J. Roberts, J. A. T. Sandoe & R. W. Watkin  J. Antimicrob. Chemother. (2006) 57: 1035-1042

Guidelines for the antibiotic treatment of endocarditis in adults: report of the Working Party of the British Society of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy T.S.J. Elliott , J. Foweraker, F.K. Gould et al., acknowledge R.W.Watkin 2004 J. Antimicrob. Chemother

Original research:

Analysis of the impact of early surgery on in-hospital mortality of native valve endocarditis: use of propensity score and instrumental variable methods to adjust for treatment-selection bias. Lalani T, Cabell CH, Benjamin DK, Lasca O, Naber C, Fowler VG Jr, Corey GR, Chu VH, Fenely M, Pachirat O, Tan RS, Watkin R, Ionac A, Moreno A, Mestres CA, Casabé J, Chipigina N, Eisen DP, Spelman D, Delahaye F, Peterson G, Olaison L, Wang A; International Collaboration on Endocarditis-Prospective Cohort Study (ICE-PCS) Investigators. Circulation. 2010 Mar 2;121(8):1005-13. Epub 2010 Feb 16

Pro inflammatory cytokines IL6, TNFα, IL1β, procalcitonin, lipopolysaccharide binding protein and CRP in infective endocarditis. R.W.Watkin, S,Lang, P.A.Lambert, W.A.Littler, T.S.J.Elliott. Journal of Infection. (2007) Sep;55(3):220-5.

The Serological Diagnosis of Staphylococcal Infective Endocarditis. R.W.Watkin, S,Lang, P.A.Lambert, W.A.Littler, T.S.J.Elliott. Journal of Infection (2006) 53 (5) 301-307

The Role of Troponin I in Active Infective endocarditis. R.W.Watkin, S,Lang, J.M.Smith, T.S.J.Elliott, W.A.Littler. The American Journal of Cardiology (2004) 94 (6) 110-111

Evaluation of PCR in the molecular Diagnosis of Endocarditis. S.Lang, R.W.Watkin, P.A.Lambert, W.A.Littler, T.S.J.Elliott. Journal of Infection (2004) 48.269-275

Detection of bacterial DNA in cardiac vegetations by PCR after the completion of antimicrobial treatment for endocarditis S. Lang, R.W. Watkin, P.A. Lambert, W.A. Littler, T.S.J. Elliott Clinical Microbiology and Infection (2004) (10) 579-581.

Elevated troponin in IE as well as PE. R.W.Watkin, S,Lang, J.M.Smith, W.A.Littler, T.S.J.Elliott. British Medical Journal on line (18th February 2003). Rapid response.

Case reports:

Renal sympathetic denervation for resistant hypertension: a transiently sustained placebo effect. Purvis TE, Shipman KE, Watkin R, Freedman J, Crowe P, Dasgupta I. J Hum Hypertens. 2014 Nov 6. doi: 10.1038/jhh.2014.102.

Infective endocarditis: diagnosis delayed during swine flu pandemic. Moody W, Loudon M, Watkin R, Steeds R, Prendergast B. Postgrad Med J. 2011 Mar;87(1025):240.

Aortic valve replacement for Libman-Sacks endocarditis. Dandekar UP, Watkin R, Chandra N, Santo KC, Bhudia S, Pitt M, Rooney SJ. Ann Thorac Surg. 2009 Aug;88(2):669-71.

Leptotrichia endocarditis: Report of two cases from the International Collaboration on Endocarditis (ICE) database and review of previous cases. Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2007 Oct 25; PMID: 17960435 Caram LB, Linefsky JP, Read KM, Murdoch DR, Lalani T, Woods CW, Reller LB, Kanj SS, Premru MM, Ryan S, Al-Hegelan M, Donnio PY, Orezzi C, Paiva MG, Tribouilloy C, Watkin R, Harris O, Eisen DP, Corey GR, Cabell CH, Petti CA; International Collaboration on Endocarditis Investigator Group.

Haemophilus paraphrophilus prosthetic valve endocarditis. R.W.Watkin, S. Lang, W.A.Littler, T.S.J.Elliott. Journal of infection. (2003) 46(3):191-193

Eikenella corrodens infective endocarditis in a previously healthy non drug user. R.W.Watkin, N.Baker, S.Lang, J.Ment. European Journal of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious diseases. (2002) 21:890-891

Abdominal pain in acute infectious mononucleosis. A.L.Chapman, R.Watkin, C.J.Ellis. British Medical Journal (2002) 324:660-1 2002, March 16.

Abstracts:

‘Real life’ experience of renal denervation for resistant hypertension from two NHS Hospital Foundation Trusts in Birmingham. Hameed M, Pucci M, Martin U, Watkin R, Doshi S, Freedman J, Riley P, Townend J, Tebbit L, Beesley L, Crowe P, Dasgupta I. Journal of Human Hypertension (2014) 28, S16.

Real world experience of renal denervation in the United Kingdom a two centre study I Dasgupta, AH Taylor, R Watkin, JS Freedman, J Moss, AJ Brady, P Crowe and PB Mark Journal of Human Hypertension September 2013 Vol 27 (supp1) P12

Evaluation of PCR in the Diagnosis of Infective Endocarditis. S.Lang, R.W.Watkin, P.A.Lambert, W.A.Littler, T.S.J.Elliott. General Society of Microbiology. September 2002. (Astra Zeneca academy prize)

Evaluation of Bacterial DNA Probe analysis in Valvular Heart Disease. R.W.Watkin, S.Lang, P.A.Lambert, W.A.Littler,T.S.J.Elliott. Clinical Science (Medical Research Society) November 2002

EfaA- A Marker for the Serodiagnosis of Enterococcal Endocarditis. S.Lang, R.W.Watkin, P.A.Lambert, W.A.Littler, T.S.J.Elliott. Federation of Infection Societies. December 2002.

The Potential Role of PCR in the Diagnosis of Infective Endocarditis, S.Lang, R.W.Watkin, P.A.Lambert, W.A,Littler, T.S.J.Elliott. International Symposium on Modern Concepts in Endocarditis and Cardiovascular Infections, June 2003.

Evaluation of the Enterococcus faecalis Lipoprotein in the Serodiagnosis of Enterococcal Endocarditis. S.Lang, R.W.Watkin, P.A.Lambert, W.A,Littler, T.S.J.Elliott. International Symposium on Modern Concepts in Endocarditis and Cardiovascular Infections, June 2003.

The Serological Diagnosis of Infective Endocarditis. S.Lang, R.W.Watkin, P.A.Lambert, W.A.Littler, T.S.J.Elliott. Federation of Infection Societies. Journal of Infection 49(1) 47-48 2004.

Cardiac troponin I as a serum marker in infective endocarditis. R.W.Watkin, S.Lang, J.M.Smith, T.S.Elliott, W.A.Littler. ACBI, Dublin, November 2003.

Broad range bacterial PCR in infective endocarditis. A new Duke criterion? R.W.Watkin, S.Lang, P.A.Lambert, W.A.Littler, T.S.J.Elliott. West Midlands Physicians Association November 2003.

Using PCR in diagnosing infective endocarditis. R.W.Watkin, S.Lang, P.A.Lambert, W.A.Littler, T.S.J.Elliott. PfizerMidlands / Trent Cardiovascular Prize session, November 2003.

Novel Diagnostic Techniques in Infective Endocarditis. R.W.Watkin, S,Lang, P.A.lambert, T.S.J.Elliott, W.A.Littler. Heart 90 (supp II) A46

The Serodiagnosis of Gram-positive Infective Endocarditis. R.W.Watkin, S.Lang, P.A.Lambert, W.A.Littler, T.S.J.Elliott. European Heart Journal ; 25 (supp) p595.

The use of surgery in patients with definite endocarditis: insights from the ICE prospective cohort study. C.Cabell, C.Mestres, G. Peterson, A.Wang R.W.Watkin, et al. International Symposium on Modern Concepts in Endocarditis and Cardiovascular Infections, May 2005, Charleston, USA

Evaluation of an ELISA panel for the diagnosis of infective endocarditis

R.W.Watkin, S.Lang, P.A.Lambert, W.A.Littler, T.S.J.Elliott. International Symposium on Modern Concepts in Endocarditis and Cardiovascular Infections, May 2005, Charleston, USA

The use and outcome of surgery for prosthetic valve endocarditis: a propensity analysis of the ICE prospective database. C.Cabell, C.Mestres, G. Peterson, A.Wang R.W.Watkin, et al. International Symposium on Modern Concepts in Endocarditis and Cardiovascular Infections, May 2005, Charleston, USA

The Evaluation of IL6, TNF-α, IL1ß, Procalcitonin, Lipopolysaccharide Binding ProteinN and C-reactive Protein in Infective Endocarditis R.W.Watkin, L.V Harper, A.B Vernallis, S.Lang, P.A.Lambert, T.S.J.Elliott Clinical Research in Cardiology 96 (6), p413 June 2007.

Leptotrichia Endocarditis: Report of two cases from the International Collaboration on Endocarditis (ICE) database and review of previous cases Linefsky JP, Caram LB, Read KM, Murdoch DR, Lalani T, Woods CW, Reller LB, Kanj-Sharara S, Premru MM, Ryan S, Al-Hegelan M, Donnio PY, Orezzi C, Paiva MG, Tribouilloy C, R.W.Watkin, Harris O, Eisen, Corey GR, Cabell CH Petti CA, and the International Collaboration on Endocarditis Investigator Group. Clinical Research in Cardiology 96 (6), p405 June 2007

Influence of the timing of cardiac surgery on the outcome of patients with infective endocarditis and stroke. B. Barsic, N. Chipigina, S. Dickerman, V.Falco, I. Klinar, V. Krajinovic, L. Olaison, P. Pappas, I. Rudez, J. Vinjelj, R.W.Watkin, C.Cabell , and the International Collaboration on Endocarditis Investigator Group. Clinical Research in Cardiology 96 (6), p419 June 2007

The relationship between degree of anticoagulation and the incidence of vascular embolic events in infective endocarditis: An analysis from the ICE-PCS study. S.A Dickermann, H. Turalic, H. Coyard, A del Rio, A. Delahaye, V. G Fowler, J. Leroy, P. Pappas, G. Tribouilloy, R.W.Watkin, C.H. Cabell and the International Collaboration on Endocarditis Investigator Group. Clinical Research in Cardiology 96 (6), p421 June 2007

Drug Eluting Versus bare metal stents In acute st elevation myocardial infarctioN (DEVINE)- a randomised control trial. J E. Pitt, M. Reeve, R.W. Watkin, H. Whitlam, G. Pulikal, J. Ment, N. El Gaylani, J M. Beattie, G. Murray, M. Pitt. European Heart Journal (ESC Vienna 2007)

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