The NeuroVISION-Cardiac pilot study aims to determine the feasibility of a large study to address the association between the incidence of covert and clinical strokes following a cardiopulmonary bypass (CPB) coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery with prevalence of in-hospital post-operative delirium and cognitive decline at discharge, and to assess resource requirements.
The intention of the pilot study was to determine feasibility of a larger study in terms of:
Prospective cohort pilot
Andre Lamy is a cardiac surgeon practicing at the Hamilton Health Sciences since 1996, and Professor in the Department of Surgery, McMaster University. He led the Canadian Institute of Health Research funded CORONARY trial, which evaluated off-pump CABG surgery versus on-pump CABG surgery in 4752 patients. The results were published in the New England Journal of Medicine in 2012 and 2013.
Jessica Vincent has more than 15 years’ experience in coordinating and managing large, international clinical trials. As Associate Program Manager, she oversees interventional trials, registries, and observational research studies in the areas of perioperative medicine, cardiac surgery, and digital health.
She holds an Honours Bachelor of Science Degree from Queens University, and a Master of Clinical Epidemiology Degree from the University of Newcastle.
Senior Research Coordinator
Ingrid Copland has been working in research for McMaster University since 1991. She has been at PHRI for 23 years where she has coordinated large, international, industry and investigator initiated trials. Since 2014 she has been with the perioperative and surgery department coordinating observational, drug and device trials.
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