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Cardiology Research

Current Cardiology Research

  • Clinical Trials in areas of Heart Failure, Ischaemic Heart Disease, Metabolic Syndrome.
  • Observational and Epidemiological Studies in areas of Ischaemic Heart Disease, Heart Failure, Hypercholesteremia and Hypertension.
  • Audits within Cardiology and Vascular clinics looking at clinical and pharmacological management of patients.
  • Research Project within the Cardiology Department looking at patients with suspected Heart Failure and utility of BNP testing in these patients.

Future Cardiology Research

  • Continuing development of Clinical Trials in key areas of interest such as Heart Failure, Ischaemic Heart Disease, Metabolic Syndrome, Hypertension and Hypercholesteremia.
  • Continuation of ongoing Observational/Epidemiological studies and development of new studies in key areas of interest.
  • Continuing audit work with analysis of results with a view to improving clinical practice.
  • Finalisation of BNP Study with a view to availability of BNP analysis for patients in Beaumont Hospital.
  • Development of Nurse-led Lipid Clinics within the Cardiology Department in 2009.

Dr. Brendan McAdam
Consultant Cardiologist

Mr. David Farrell
Research Co-ordinator
00 353 1 809 3076