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Associate Professor John M. Elliott

John Elliot

BMedSc MB ChB(Otago) PhD(Flin) FRACP

Department of Medicine
University of Otago, Christchurch
Private Bag 4345
Christchurch 8140
New Zealand

Email: john.elliott@otago.ac.nz 

Current Roles

  • Convenor, Trainee Intern Programme, University of Otago, Christchurch
  • Interventional Cardiologist, Department of Cardiology, Christchurch Hospital

Research Interests

  • Acute Myocardial Infarction
  • Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Coronary Angioplasty and stenting
  • Treatment of dyslipidaemias
  • Audit of clinical care
  • Quality of life in Cardiovascular Disease

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Publications

McAlister, C. P., Yi, M., Adamson, P. D., Troughton, R. W., Rhodes, M., Blake, J. W. H., … Elliott, J. M., … Puri, A. (2021). Trends in the detection, management and 30-day outcomes of spontaneous coronary artery dissection: A six-year, New Zealand centre experience. Heart, Lung & Circulation, 30, 78-85. doi: 10.1016/j.hlc.2020.06.020

Darlow, B. A., Horwood, J., Dhakal, B., Harris, S. L., McKelvey, V. A., Elliott, J. M., Yang, J., & Mackay, R. J. (2021). Biomarkers of ageing in New Zealand VLBW young adults and controls. Pediatric Research. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1038/s41390-020-0882-x

Chan, D. Z. L., Stewart, R. A. H., Kerr, A. J., Dicker, B., Kyle, C. V., Adamson, P. D., … Edmond, J., … Elliott, J. M., … Swain, A. H., … Williams, M. J. A., … Somaratne, J. B. (2020). The impact of a national COVID-19 lockdown on acute coronary syndrome hospitalisations in New Zealand (ANZACS-QI 55). Lancet Regional Health: Western Pacific, 5, 100056. doi: 10.1016/j.lanwpc.2020.100056

Clendon, T., McAlister, C., Blake, J., Elliott, J., Smyth, D., McClean, D., Adamson, P., & Puri, A. (2020). Coronary intravascular lithotripsy: Early experiences at a single centre. Heart, Lung & Circulation, 29(Suppl. 1), (pp. S12). doi: 10.1016/j.hlc.2020.05.032

Elliott, J. M., & Crozier, I. G. (2020). Decreases in cardiac catheter laboratory workload during the COVID-19 level 4 lockdown in New Zealand [Brief communication]. Internal Medicine Journal, 50(8), 1000-1003. doi: 10.1111/imj.14922

Elliott, J. M., Mac Isaac, A. I., & Whitlow, P. L. (1996). Perfluorochemicals, specifically fluosol. In F. H. Messerli (Ed.), Cardiovascular Drug Therapy. 2nd edn. (pp. 1618-1625). Philadelphia: W.B. Saunders.

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Darlow, B. A., Horwood, J., Dhakal, B., Harris, S. L., McKelvey, V. A., Elliott, J. M., Yang, J., & Mackay, R. J. (2021). Biomarkers of ageing in New Zealand VLBW young adults and controls. Pediatric Research. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1038/s41390-020-0882-x

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McAlister, C. P., Yi, M., Adamson, P. D., Troughton, R. W., Rhodes, M., Blake, J. W. H., … Elliott, J. M., … Puri, A. (2021). Trends in the detection, management and 30-day outcomes of spontaneous coronary artery dissection: A six-year, New Zealand centre experience. Heart, Lung & Circulation, 30, 78-85. doi: 10.1016/j.hlc.2020.06.020

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Chan, D. Z. L., Stewart, R. A. H., Kerr, A. J., Dicker, B., Kyle, C. V., Adamson, P. D., … Edmond, J., … Elliott, J. M., … Swain, A. H., … Williams, M. J. A., … Somaratne, J. B. (2020). The impact of a national COVID-19 lockdown on acute coronary syndrome hospitalisations in New Zealand (ANZACS-QI 55). Lancet Regional Health: Western Pacific, 5, 100056. doi: 10.1016/j.lanwpc.2020.100056

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Harris, S. L., Bray, H., Troughton, R., Elliott, J., Frampton, C., Horwood, J., & Darlow, B. A. (2020). Cardiovascular outcomes in young adulthood in a population-based very low birth weight cohort. Journal of Pediatrics, 225, 74-79.e3. doi: 10.1016/j.jpeds.2020.06.023

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Ellis, C. J., Gamble, G. D., Williams, M. J. A., Matsis, P., Elliott, J. M., Devlin, G., Mann, S., … for the Regional Cardiac Society NZ ACS Audit Group, including Richards, M., & Nixon, G. (2019). All-cause mortality following an acute coronary syndrome: 12-year follow-up of the comprehensive 2002 New Zealand Acute Coronary Syndrome Audit. Heart, Lung & Circulation, 28(2), 245-256. doi: 10.1016/j.hlc.2017.10.015

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Prickett, T. C. R., Darlow, B. A., Troughton, R. W., Cameron, V. A., Elliott, J. M., Martin, J., Horwood, L. J., & Espiner, E. A. (2018). New insights into cardiac and vascular natriuretic peptides: Findings from young adults born with very low birth weight. Clinical Chemistry, 64(2), 363-373. doi: 10.1373/clinchem.2017.280354

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Simes, J., Robledo, K. P., White, H. D., Espinoza, D., Stewart, R. A., Sullivan, D. R., … Elliott, J., … for the LIPID study investigators. (2018). D-dimer predicts long-term cause-specific mortality, cardiovascular events, and cancer in patients with stable coronary heart disease. Circulation, 138(7), 712-723. doi: 10.1161/circulationaha.117.029901

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Elliott, J. M., Wang, T. K. M., Gamble, G., Williams, M., Matsis, P., Troughton, R., … Mann, S., Richards, M., … Ellis, C. (2017). A decade of improvement in the management of New Zealand ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) patients: Results from the New Zealand Acute Coronary Syndrome (ACS) Audit Group national audits of 2002, 2007 and 2012. New Zealand Medical Journal, 130(1453), 17-28. Retrieved from https://www.nzma.org.nz/journal

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Vaduganathan, M., Harrington, R. A., Stone, G. W., Deliargyris, E. N., Steg, G., Gibson, C. M., … on behalf of the CHAMPION Investigators, including Harding, S., Elliott, J., Wilkins, G., & Sasse, A. (2017). Cangrelor with and without glycoprotain IIb/IIIa inhibitors in patients undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention. JACC, 69(2), 176-185. doi: 10.1016/j.jacc.2016.10.055

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Devlin, G., Williams, M., Elliott, J., White, H., French, J., Gamble, G., Matsis, P., Troughton, R., Richards, M., & Ellis, C. (2016). Management of non ST-elevation acute coronary syndrome patients in New Zealand: A longitudinal analysis: Results from the New Zealand Acute Coronary Syndrome national audits of 2002, 2007 and 2012. New Zealand Medical Journal, 129(1428), 9-15. Retrieved from https://www.nzma.org.nz/journal

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Lizamore, C. A., Kathiravel, Y., Elliott, J., Hellemans, J., & Hamlin, M. J. (2016). The effect of short-term intermittent hypoxic exposure on heart rate variability in a sedentary population. Physiology International, 103(1), 75-85. doi: 10.1556/036.103.2016.1.7

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Williams, M. J. A., Harding, S. A., Devlin, G., Nunn, C., El-Jack, S., Scott, T., … on behalf of the ANZACS-QI Investigators, including Matsis, P., Smyth, D., Blake, J., Elliott, J., Lainchbury, J., Bridgman, P., Troughton, R., Wilkins, G., Green, B., Edmond, J., & Milburn, K. (2016). National variation in coronary angiography rates and timing after an acute coronary syndrome in New Zealand (ANZACS-QI 6). New Zealand Medical Journal, 129(1428), 65-77. Retrieved from https://www.nzma.org.nz/journal

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Aldous, S., Elliott, J., McClean, D., Puri, A., & Richards, A. M. (2015). Outcomes in patients presenting with symptoms suggestive of acute coronary syndrome with elevated cardiac troponin but non-obstructive coronary disease on angiography. Heart, Lung & Circulation, 24(9), 869-878. doi: 10.1016/j.hlc.2015.02.019

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Cullen, L., French, J. K., Briffa, T. G., Redfern, J., Hammett, C. J. K., Brieger, D. B., … Elliott, J. M., & Chew, D. P. B. (2015). Availability of highly sensitive troponin assays and acute coronary syndrome care: Insights from the SNAPSHOT registry. Medical Journal of Australia, 202(1), 36-39.

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Ellis, C., Hammett, C., Ranasinghe, I., French, J., Briffa, T., Devlin, G., Elliott, J., … Williams, M., Troughton, R., … on behalf of Bi-National Acute Coronary Syndromes (ACS) 'SNAPSHOT' Audit Group. (2015). Comparison of the management and in-hospital outcomes of acute coronary syndrome patients in Australia and New Zealand: Results from the binational SNAPSHOT acute coronary syndrome 2012 audit. Internal Medicine Journal, 45(5), 497-509. doi: 10.1111/imj.12739

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Olsen, P., Elliott, J. M., Frampton, C., & Bradley, P. S. (2015). Winning or losing does matter: Acute cardiac admissions in New Zealand during Rugby World Cup tournaments. European Journal of Preventive Cardiology, 22(10), 1254-1260. doi: 10.1177/2047487314539433

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Chan, C., Troughton, R., Elliott, J., Zarifeh, J., & Bridgman, P. (2014). One-year follow-up of the 2011 Christchurch Earthquake stress cardiomyopathy cases. New Zealand Medical Journal, 127(1396). Retrieved from http://www.nzma.org.nz/journal

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Nicholls, S. J., Kastelein, J. J. P., Schwartz, G. M., Bash, D., Rosenson, R. S., Cavender, M. A., … for the VISTA-16 Investigators, including Elliott, J., Wilkins, G., & Harding, S. (2014). Varespladib and cardiovascular events in patients with an acute coronary syndrome: The VISTA-16 randomized clinical trial. JAMA, 311(3), 252-262. doi: 10.1001/jama.2013.282836

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O'Donoghue, M. L., Braunwald, E., White, H. D., Steen, D. L., Lukas, M. A., Tarka, E., … for the SOLID-TIMI 52 Investigators, including Elliott, J., Wilkins, G., & Chen, V. (2014). Effect of darapladib on major coronary events after an acute coronary syndrome: The SOLID-TIMI 52 randomized clinical trial. JAMA, 312(10), 1006-1015. doi: 10.1001/jama.2014.11061

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Chan, C., Elliott, J., Troughton, R., Frampton, C., Smyth, D., Crozier, I., & Bridgman, P. (2013). Acute myocardial infarction and stress cardiomyopathy following the Christchurch earthquakes. PLoS ONE, 8(7), e68504. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0068504

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Ellis, C., Gamble, G., Devlin, G., Elliott, J., Hamer, A., Williams, M., Matsis, P., Troughton, R., … for the New Zealand Acute Coronary Syndromes (NZACS) 'SNAPSHOT' Audit Group. (2013). The management of acute coronary syndrome patients across New Zealand in 2012: Results of a third comprehensive nationwide audit and observations of current interventional care. New Zealand Medical Journal, 126(1387). Retrieved from http://www.nzma.org.nz/journal

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Ranasinghe, I., Naoum, C., Aliprandi-Costa, B., Sindone, A. P., Steg, P. G., Elliott, J., … on behalf of the Australia-New Zealand GRACE. (2012). Management and outcomes following an acute coronary event in patients with chronic heart failure 1999-2007. European Journal of Heart Failure, 14, 464-472. doi: 10.1093/eurjhf/hfs041

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Aldous, S. J., Florkowski, C. M., Crozier, I. G., Elliott, J., George, P., Lainchbury, J. G., MacKay, R. J., & Than, M. (2011). Comparison of high sensitivity and contemporary troponin assays for the early detection of acute myocardial infarction in the emergency department. Annals of Clinical Biochemistry, 48, 241-248. doi: 10.1258/acb.2010.010219

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Aldous, S., Smyth, D., Blake, J., McClean, D., & Elliott, J. (2011). The real world experience of the everolimus-eluting coronary stent system: Audit of everolimus-eluting coronary stents. Journal of Interventional Cardiology, 24(3), 241-246. doi: 10.1111/j.1540-8183.2011.00633.x

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Aliprandi-Costa, B., Ranasinghe, I., Chow, V., Kapila, S., Juergens, C., Devlin, G., Elliott, J., … Brieger, D. B. (2011). Management and outcomes of patients with acute coronary syndromes in Australia and New Zealand, 2000–2007. Medical Journal of Australia, 195(3), 116-121.

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Ranasinghe, I., Alprandi-Costa, B., Chow, V., Elliott, J. M., Waites, J., Counsell, J. T., … Brieger, D. (2011). Risk stratification in the setting of non-ST elevation acute coronary syndromes 1999-2007. American Journal of Cardiology, 108(5), 617-624. doi: 10.1016/j.amjcard.2011.04.005

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Ellis, C., Devlin, G., Elliott, J., Matsis, P., Williams, M., Gamble, G., … Richards, M., … for the New Zealand Acute Coronary Syndromes (NZACS) Audit Group. (2010). ACS patients in New Zealand experience significant delays to access cardiac investigations and revascularisation treatment especially when admitted to non-interventional centres: Results of the second comprehensive national audit of ACS patients. New Zealand Medical Journal, 123(1319). Retrieved from http://journal.nzma.org.nz/journal/123-1319/4237/content.pdf

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Ellis, C., Gamble, G., Hamer, A., Williams, M., Matsis, P., Elliott, J., … Richards, M., … for the New Zealand Acute Coronary Syndromes (NZACS) Audit Group. (2010). Patients admitted with an acute coronary syndrome in New Zealand in 2007: Results of a second comprehensive nationwide audit and a comparison with the first audit from 2002. New Zealand Medical Journal, 123(1319). Retrieved from http://journal.nzma.org.nz/journal/123-1319/4235/content.pdf

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Marshall, C. J., Nallaratnam, M., Mocatta, T., Smyth, D., Richards, M., Elliott, J. M., Blake, J., Winterbourn, C. C., Kettle, A. J., & McClean, D. R. (2010). Factors influencing local and systemic levels of plasma myeloperoxidase in ST-segment elevation acute myocardial infarction. American Journal of Cardiology, 106(3), 316-322. doi: 10.1016/j.amjcard.2010.03.028

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Barnett, R., Pearce, J., Moon, G., Elliott, J., & Barnett, P. (2009). Assessing the effects of the introduction of the New Zealand Smokefree Environment Act 2003 on acute myocardial infarction hospital admissions in Christchurch, New Zealand. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Public Health, 33(6), 515-520. doi: 10.1111/j.1753-6405.2009.00446.x

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Devlin, G., Gore, J. M., Elliott, J., Wijesinghe, N., Eagle, K. A., Avezum, Á., … for the GRACE Investigators. (2008). Management and 6-month outcomes in elderly and very elderly patients with high-risk non-ST-elevation acute coronary syndromes: The Global Registry of Acute Coronary Events. European Heart Journal, 29(10), 1275-1282. doi: 10.1093/eurheartj/ehn124

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Dieker, H.-J., French, J. K., Joziasse, I. C., Brouwer, M. A., Elliott, J., West, T. M., … White, H. D. (2007). Antiplatelet therapy and progression of coronary artery disease: A placebo-controlled trial with angiographic and clinical follow-up after myocardial infarction. American Heart Journal, 153(1), 66.e1-66.e8. doi: 10.1016/j.ahj.2006.10.006

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Hillock, R. J., Smyth, D. W., & Elliott, J. M. (2006). Proficiency in coronary angiography: Local experience and college requirements. Heart, Lung & Circulation, 15(3), 163-167. doi: 10.1016/j.hlc.2006.02.003

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Richards, M., Nicholls, M. G., Espiner, E. A., Lainchbury, J. G., Troughton, R. W., Elliott, J., Frampton, C. M., Crozier, I. G., Yandle, T. G., … for the Christchurch Cardioendocrine Research Group and the Australia-New Zealand Heart Failure Group. (2006). Comparison of B-type natriuretic peptides for assessment of cardiac function and prognosis in stable ischemic heart disease. JACC, 47(1), 52-60. doi: 10.1016/j.jacc.2005.06.085

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Ellis, C., Devlin, G., Matsis, P., Elliott, J., Williams, M., Gamble, G., Mann, S., … for the New Zealand Acute Coronary Syndromes (NZACS) Audit Group. (2004). Acute coronary syndrome patients in New Zealand receive less invasive management when admitted to hospitals without invasive facilities. New Zealand Medical Journal, 117(1197). Retrieved from http://journal.nzma.org.nz/journal/117-1197/954/content.pdf

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Ellis, C., Gamble, G., French, J., Devlin, G., Matsis, P., Elliott, J., Mann, S., Williams, M., … for the New Zealand Acute Coronary Syndromes (NZACS) Audit Group. (2004). Management of patients admitted with an acute coronary syndrome in New Zealand: Results of a comprehensive nationwide audit. New Zealand Medical Journal, 117(1197). Retrieved from http://journal.nzma.org.nz/journal/117-1197/953/content.pdf

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Wong, C.-K., Hammett, C. J. K., The, R., French, J. K., Gao, W., Webber, B. J., Elliott, J. M., … White, H. D. (2004). Lack of association between baseline plasma homocysteine concentrations and restenosis rates after a first elective percutaneous coronary intervention without stenting. Heart, 90, 1299-1302.

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Barclay, M. L., Sawyers, S. M., Begg, E. J., Zhang, M., Roberts, R., Kennedy, M. A., & Elliott, J. M. (2003). Correlation of CYP2D6 genotype with perhexiline phenotypic metabolizer status. Pharmacogenetics, 13(10), 627-632.

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Charles, C. J., Elliott, J. M., Nicholls, M. G., Rademaker, M. T., & Richards, A. M. (2003). Natriuretic peptides maintain sodium homoeostasis during chronic volume loading post-myocardial infarction in sheep. Clinical Science, 104(4), 429-436.

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Richards, A. M., Nicholls, M. G., Espiner, E. A., Lainchbury, J. G., Troughton, R. W., Elliott, J., Frampton, C., Turner, J., Crozier, I. G., & Yandle, T. G. (2003). B-type natriuretic peptides and ejection fraction for prognosis after myocardial infarction. Circulation, 107(22), 2786-2792. doi: 10.1161/01.CIR.0000070953.76250.B9

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Richards, A. M., Nicholls, M. G., Troughton, R. W., Lainchbury, J. G., Elliott, J., Frampton, C., Espiner, E. A., Crozier, I. G., Yandle, T. G., & Turner, J. (2002). Antecedent hypertension and heart failure after myocardial infarction. JACC, 39(7), 1182-1188. doi: 10.1016/S0735-1097(02)01737-0

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Charles, C. J., Elliott, J. M., Nicholls, M. G., Rademaker, M. T., & Richards, A. M. (2000). Myocardial infarction with and without reperfusion in sheep: Early cardiac and neurohumoral changes. Clinical Science, 98, 703-711.

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Ormiston, J. A., Webster, M. W., Ruygrok, P. N., Elliott, J. M., Simmonds, M. B., Meredith, I. T., … West, T. M. (2000). A randomized study of direct coronary stenting after predilatation: The NIR future trial. Catheterization & Cardiovascular Interventions, 50(4), 377-381.

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French, J. K., Amos, D. J., Williams, B. F., Cross, D. B., Elliott, J. M., Hart, H. H., … White, H. D. (1999). Effects of early captopril administration after thrombolysis on regional wall motion in relation to infarct artery blood flow. JACC, 33(1), 139-145.

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Jackson, N. W., Doogue, M. P., & Elliott, J. M. (1999). Priority points and cardiac events while waiting for coronary bypass surgery. Heart, 81(4), 367-373. doi: 10.1136/hrt.81.4.367

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Richards, A. M., Nicholls, M. G., Yandle, T. G., Ikram, H., Espiner, E. A., Turner, J. G., … Lainchbury, J. G., Elliott, J. M., Frampton, C. M., Crozier, I. G., & Smyth, D. W. (1999). Neuroendocrine prediction of left ventricular function and heart failure after acute myocardial infarction. Heart, 81, 114-120.

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Richards, A. M., Nicholls, M. G., Yandle, T. G., Frampton, C., Espiner, E. A., Turner, J. G., … Lainchbury, J. G., Elliott, J. M., … Crozier, I. G., & Smyth, D. W. (1998). Plasma N-terminal pro-brain natriuretic peptide and adrenomedullin: New neurohormonal predictors of left ventricular function and prognosis after myocardial infarction. Circulation, 97(19), 1921-1929. doi: 10.1161/01.CIR.97.19.1921

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Doogue, M. P., Brett, C. N. H., & Elliott, J. M. (1997). Life and death on the waiting list for coronary bypass surgery. New Zealand Medical Journal, 110(1037).

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Smyth, D. W., & Elliott, J. M. (1997). Treating coronaries, at home or away? Heart, 78(4), 329-330.

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