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Kevin Walsh

Clinical Professor

School of Medicine

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Email: kpjwalsh@me.com

Biography

Consultant Cardiologist (Paediatric and Adult Congenital Heart Disease)

Lead Clinician for adult congenital heart disease service in the Mater Misericordiae University Hospital

Lead Clinician for cardiac catheterisation service in Our Lady's Children's Hospital, Crumlin 

Professional

Honours and Awards

Year: 0.
Title: Stokes Medal

Associations

Association: Irish Cardiac Society, Function/Role: Member
Association: Association of European Paediatric Cardiologists, Function/Role: Member
               

Consultancy

Client: Edwards
Client: St. Jude Medical
Client: Medtronic
Client: Lifetech Scientific
 

Journals Edited

Journal Of Invasive Cardiology: Reviewer.
Catheterization And Cardiovascular Interventions: Reviewer.
Circulation: Reviewer.
 

Publications

     

Peer Reviewed Journals

Kevane B, McKenna P;Walsh K;Donnelly JC;Flood K;Cullen M;Bowen M;Thornton P;Loughrey J;Coulter-Smith S;N¿¿ ¿¿inle F (2015) 'Haemorrhagic and thrombotic complications in pregnant women with acquired and congenital cardiac disease'. Journal of Perinatal Medicine, 43 (2):165-169. [DOI] [Details]
Choudhary P, Canniffe C;Jackson DJ;Tanous D;Walsh K;Celermajer DS (2015) 'Late outcomes in adults with coarctation of the aorta'. Heart, 101 (15):1190-1195. [DOI] [Details]
McCrossan BA, Walsh KP (2015) 'Fontan fenestration closure with Amplatzer Duct Occluder II device'. Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions, 85 (5):837-841. [DOI] [Details]
Wilmshurst PT, Morrison WL;Walsh KP (2015) 'Comparison of the size of persistent foramen ovale and atrial septal defects in divers with shunt-related decompression illness and in the general population'. Diving and Hyperbaric Medicine, 45 (2):89-93. [Details]
Finlay CM, Walsh KP;Mills KH (2014) 'Induction of regulatory cells by helminth parasites: exploitation for the treatment of inflammatory diseases'. Immunological Reviews, 259 (1):206-230. [DOI] [Details]
McCrossan BA, McMahon CJ;Walsh KP (2014) 'First reported use of drug-eluting bioabsorbable vascular scaffold in congenital heart disease'. Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions, . [DOI] [Details]
McMahon CJ, Morgan CT;Walsh KP (2014) 'Transcatheter left ventricular outflow tract stent placement in a low birth weight child with hypoplastic left ventricle, mitral atresia, transposition of the great arteries, ventricular septal defect and severe pulmonary stenosis'. Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions, 83 (1):1-4. [DOI] [Details]
O'Rourke DJ, El-Khuffash A, Moody C, Walsh K, Molloy EJ (2008) 'Patent ductus arteriosus evaluation by serial echocardiography in preterm infants'. Acta Paediatrica, International Journal of Paediatrics, 97 (5):574-578. [DOI] [Details]
El-Khuffash A, Davis PG, Walsh K, Molloy EJ (2008) 'Cardiac troponin T and N-terminal-pro-B type natriuretic peptide reflect myocardial function in preterm infants'. Journal of Perinatology, 28 (7):482-486. [DOI] [Details]
El-Khuffash A, Barry D, Walsh K, Davis PG, Molloy EJ (2008) 'Biochemical markers may identify preterm infants with a patent ductus arteriosus at high risk of death or severe intraventricular haemorrhage'. Archives of Disease in Childhood, 93 (6):1-12. [DOI] [Details]
Rogan, M. P.,Walsh, K. P.,Gaine, S. P.; (2007) 'Migraine with aura following atrial septostomy for pulmonary arterial hypertension'. Nat Clin Pract Cardiovasc Med, 4 (1):55-8. [Details]
EL-Khuffash A, Walsh K, Molloy EJ. ; (2007) 'Quantitative Assessment of the Degree of Ductal Steal Using Celiac Artery Blood Flow to Left Ventricular Output Ratio in Preterm Infants'. Neonatology, . [Details]
EL-Khuffash A, Walsh K, Molloy EJ.; (2007) 'Left Atrial Appendage Mimicking an Intra-cardiac Vegetation in Preterm Neonates'. Neonatology, . [Details]
Soo A, Healy DG, Walsh K, Wood AE.; (2006) 'INFERIOR VENA CAVA AND CORONARY SINUS OBSTRUCTION FOLLOWING PERCUTANEOUS ASD DEVICE CLOSURE REQUIRING SURGICAL REVISION'. Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, 131 :1405-1406. [Details]
                                                                                             

Research

Research Interests

1)      Testing and development of interventional catheter devices/procedures to be used in patients with congenital heart disease.

2)      Platelet function in patients with Eisenmenger Syndrome

UCD Medicine Research Group: Cardiology and Cardiovascular Disease 

 

Recent Postgraduates

1 PhD student working on Hypertension after repair of Coarctation of the Aorta
 

Teaching

Teaching Philosophy

Practical presentations at most international meetings on intervention in congenital heart disease
         

Collaborators

Internal Collaborators

Dr Fionnuala Ní Áinle