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Brian Campbell is a senior Clinical Scientist at Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust where his primary role is training and education in echocardiography.

He has a specialist interest in the diagnosing, assessment and surveillance of heart valve disease within physiologist-led valve clinics.  He is also a postgraduate lecturer at Newcastle University where he lectures on valve disease and strain imaging.

He completed his PhD in Tissue Doppler Echocardiography in 2004 and is published in a number of papers, mainly in heart valve disease.  He is on the programme committee and Council of the British Heart Valve Society and is a member of the British Society of Echocardiography.

He is a past President and Fellow of his professional body, the Society for Cardiological Science and Technology and was the first of his profession to achieve equivalence of the Higher Specialist Scientific Training through the Academy of Healthcare Science of which he is now a Fellow.

 

Valve Papers

Automated quantification of mitral valve geometry on multi-slice computed tomography in patients with dilated cardiomyopathy – Implications for transcatheter mitral valve replacement.

Banks T, Razeghi O, Ntalas I, Aziz W, Behar JM, Preston R, Campbell B, Redwood S, Prendergast B, Niederer S, Rajani R.

J Cardiovasc Comput Tomogr. 2018 Jul – Aug; 12(4):329-337. doi: 10.1016/j.jcct.2018.04.003. Epub 2018 Apr 21.

Standards for heart valve surgery in a ‘Heart Valve Centre of Excellence’.

Chambers J, Ray S, Prendergast B, Graham T, Campbell B, Greenhalgh D, Petrou M, Tinkler J, Gohlke-Bärwolf C, Mestres CA, Rosenhek R, Pibarot P, Otto C, Sundt T.

Open Heart. 2015 Jul 7; 2(1):e000216. doi: 10.1136/openhrt-2014-000216. eCollection 2015.

Can we improve the detection of heart valve disease?

Arden C, Chambers JB, Sandoe J, Ray S, Prendergast B, Taggart D, Westaby S, Grothier L, Wilson J, Campbell B, Gohlke-Bärwolf C, Mestres CA, Rosenhek R, Pibarot P, Otto CM.

Heart. 2014 Feb; 100(4):271-3. doi: 10.1136/heartjnl-2013-304223. Epub 2013 May 30.

Specialist valve clinics: recommendations from the British Heart Valve Society working group on improving quality in the delivery of care for patients with heart valve disease.

Chambers JB, Ray S, Prendergast B, Taggart D, Westaby S, Grothier L, Arden C, Wilson J, Campbell B, Sandoe J, Gohlke-Bärwolf C, Mestres CA, Rosenhek R, Otto C.

Heart. 2013 Dec; 99(23):1714-6. doi: 10.1136/heartjnl-2013-303754. Epub 2013 Mar 26.

The infective endocarditis team: recommendations from an international working group.

Chambers J, Sandoe J, Ray S, Prendergast B, Taggart D, Westaby S, Arden C, Grothier L, Wilson J, Campbell B, Gohlke-Bärwolf C, Mestres CA, Rosenhek R, Pibarot P, Otto C.

Heart. 2014 Apr; 100(7):524-7. doi: 10.1136/heartjnl-2013-304354. Epub 2013 Aug 29.

Physiologist-led Clinic related papers

The evolution from cardiac physiologists to clinical scientists in the UK: a guide to attaining equivalence.

Campbell B, Robinson S, Rana B.

Echo Res Pract. 2019 Aug 7; 6(4):R99-R105. doi: 10.1530/ERP-19-0014. eCollection 2019 Dec.

Communicating echocardiography results to patients: a future role for the clinical scientist?

Smith J, Waters S, Campbell B, Chambers J.

Echo Res Pract. 2017 Sep; 4(3):E1-E2. doi: 10.1530/ERP-17-0033. Epub 2017 Aug 16