Dr Gerry McCann

Consultant Cardiologist/Honorary Senior Lecturer

BSc (Physiology/Sports Science), University of Glasgow, 1989
MB ChB University of Glasgow, 1992
MRCP (UK), 1995
Dip.Sp.Med., Scottish Royal Colleges, 1997
MD University of Glasgow, 2002

Email: gerry.mccann@uhl-tr.nhs.uk

Telephone: 258 3476

Address: Department of Cardiovascular Sciences, University of Leicester, Cardiovascular Research Centre, Glenfield General Hospital, Leicester, LE3 9QP

For general enquiries please email Sarah Sayer, Secretary, or telephone 0116 258 3977

Research Interests

  • Pathophysiological consequences of myocardial dysfunction
  • Cardiac imaging especially cardiac MRI

  • Assessment of myocardial function (both left and right ventricular)/remodeling

External Positions

Royal College of Physicians Representative on the Health Protection Agency- Medical Practices Subcommittee on CT scanning in Asymptomatic Subjects. April 2006-June 2008

Board Member British Society of Cardiovascular MRI (BSCMR) April 2008-present

Inaugural Council Member British Heart Valve Society (BHVS) 2010-present

Key Publications

McCann GP, Steadman CD, Ray SG, Newby DE; on behalf of the British Heart Valve Society. Managing the asymptomatic patient with severe aortic stenosis: randomised controlled trials of early surgery are overdue. Heart. 2011 Jul 97 14 1119-21

Steadman CD, Ray S, Ng LL, McCann GP. Natriuretic peptides in common valvular heart disease. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2010 May 11 55 19 2034-48

Nijveldt R, Germans T, McCann GP, Beek AM, van Rossum AC. Semi-quantitative assessment of right ventricular function in comparison to a 3D volumetric approach: a cardiovascular magnetic resonance studyEur Radiol. 2008 Nov;18(11):2399-405. Epub 2008 Jun 4.

McCann GP, Van Dockum WG, Beek AM, Nijveldt R, Ten Cate FJ, Ten Berg JM, Van Rossum AC. Extent of myocardial infarction and reverse remodeling assessed by cardiac magnetic resonance in patients with and without right bundle branch block following alcohol septal ablation for obstructive hypertrophic cardiomyopathyAm J Cardiol. 2007 Feb 15;99(4):563-7. Epub 2007 Jan 2.

McCann GP, Gan CT, Beek AM, Niessen HW, Vonk Noordegraaf A, van Rossum AC. Extent of MRI delayed enhancement of myocardial mass is related to right ventricular dysfunction in pulmonary artery hypertensionAJR Am J Roentgenol. 2007 Feb;188(2):349-55.

Bondarenko O, Beek AM, Nijveldt R, McCann GP, van Dockum WG, Hofman MB, Twisk JW, Visser CA, van Rossum AC.  Functional outcome after revascularization in patients with chronic ischemic heart disease: a quantitative late gadolinium enhancement CMR study evaluating transmural scar extent, wall thickness and periprocedural necrosis. J Cardiovasc Magn Reson. 2007;9(5):815-21.

Gan CT, McCann GP, Marcus JT, van Wolferen SA, Twisk JW, Boonstra A, Postmus PE, Vonk-Noordegraaf A. NT-proBNP reflects right ventricular structure and function in pulmonary hypertensionEur Respir J. 2006 Dec;28(6):1190-4. Epub 2006 Sep 13.

McCann GP, Beek AM, Vonk-Noordegraaf A, van Rossum AC. Delayed contrast-enhanced magnetic resonance imaging in pulmonary arterial hypertensionCirculation. 2005 Oct 18;112(16):e268.

McCann GP, Hillis WS. Surgery in asymptomatic aortic stenosis. BMJ. 2004 Jan 10;328(7431):63-4.

McCann GP, Muir DF, Hillis WS. Athletic left ventricular hypertrophy: long-term studies are required. Eur Heart J. 2000 Mar;21(5):351-3.


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