Cardiovascular Clinical Research Facility
The Cardiovascular Clinical Research Facility (CCRF) is one of the core clinical research facilities of the Radcliffe Department of Medicine. CCRF provides a dedicated, staffed clinical research environment with particular expertise in echocardiography, vascular assessment and clinical physiology.
Predicting the future with echocardiography: Looking outside the heart?
Leeson P., (2017), Eur J Prev Cardiol, 24, 1515 - 1516
Two-Dimensional Echocardiography Estimates of Fetal Ventricular Mass throughout Gestation.
Aye CYL. et al, (2018), Fetal Diagn Ther, 44, 18 - 27
Disproportionate cardiac hypertrophy during early postnatal development in infants born preterm.
Aye CYL. et al, (2017), Pediatr Res, 82, 36 - 46
Long-term cerebral white and gray matter changes after preeclampsia.
Siepmann T. et al, (2017), Neurology, 88, 1256 - 1264
Hypertension: Hypertension in pregnancy: a risk factor for the whole family?
Yu GZ. and Leeson P., (2017), Nat Rev Nephrol, 13, 326 - 327
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