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Pre-participation cardiac screening in young athletes: models and criteria (2010)
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Ingle, L. (2010). Pre-participation cardiac screening in young athletes: models and criteria. British journal of cardiac nursing, 5(9), 426-431. https://doi.org/10.12968/bjca.2010.5.9.78127

This is the second of two review articles focusing on the value of preparticipation cardiac screening in young athletes. The article focuses on the efficacy of the resting 12-lead electrocardiogram (ECG), physical examination, and medical history que... Read More

Pre-participation cardiac screening: considerations for young athletes (2010)
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Ingle, L. (2010). Pre-participation cardiac screening: considerations for young athletes. British journal of cardiac nursing, 5(8), 381-384. https://doi.org/10.12968/bjca.2010.5.8.66249

This article is the first of two focusing on the utility and evidence base for pre-participation cardiac screening in competitive athletic populations. The second article will focus on the diagnostic value of different screening modalities used in th... Read More

Screening for cardiovascular risk in patients with anorexia nervosa (2010)
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Ingle, L. (2010). Screening for cardiovascular risk in patients with anorexia nervosa. British journal of cardiac nursing, 5(7), 332-337. https://doi.org/10.12968/bjca.2010.5.7.48926

In young people, especially females, a high importance is placed on body image and physical appearance. Unfortunately, misperceptions of the ideal body shape can encourage a pre-occupation with weight loss strategies. Long-term, these strategies may... Read More

Detraining effect of the post-season on selected aerobic and anaerobic performance variables in national league rugby union players: a focus on positional status (2010)
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Nirmalendran, R., & Ingle, L. (2010). Detraining effect of the post-season on selected aerobic and anaerobic performance variables in national league rugby union players: a focus on positional status. Medicina Sportiva, 14(4), 161-168

Introduction: The study aimed to assess the effects of 6 weeks post-season detraining in relation to player position on selected anaerobic, aerobic and anthropometric characteristics in sub-elite rugby union players. Methods: 34 English National Div... Read More

Derivation and validation of a simple clinical risk-model in heart failure based on 6 minute walk test performance and NT-proBNP status - Do we need specificity for sex and beta-blockers? (2009)
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Frankenstein, L., Goode, K., Ingle, L., Remppis, A., Schellberg, D., Nelles, M., …Zugck, C. (2011). Derivation and validation of a simple clinical risk-model in heart failure based on 6 minute walk test performance and NT-proBNP status - Do we need specificity for sex and beta-blockers?. International journal of cardiology, 147(1), 74-78. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijcard.2009.08.005

BACKGROUND It is unclear whether risk prediction strategies in chronic heart failure (CHF) need to be specific for sex or beta-blockers. We examined this problem and developed and validated the consequent risk models based on 6-minute-walk-test and N... Read More

Impact of different diagnostic criteria on the prevalence and prognostic significance of exertional oscillatory ventilation in patients with chronic heart failure (2009)
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Ingle, L., Isted, A., Witte, K. K., Cleland, J. G. F., & Clark, A. L. (2009). Impact of different diagnostic criteria on the prevalence and prognostic significance of exertional oscillatory ventilation in patients with chronic heart failure. European journal of cardiovascular prevention and rehabilitation, 16(4), (451-456). doi:10.1097/HJR.0b013e32832a4f54. ISSN 1741-8267

Introduction Exertional oscillatory ventilation (EOV) occurs in many patients with chronic heart failure. Two different definitions of EOV have been proposed by Corra and Leite. We aimed to compare the prevalence of EOV and its prognostic significanc... Read More

A review of the six-minute walk test: Its implication as a self-administered assessment tool (2009)
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Ingle, L. (2009). A review of the six-minute walk test: Its implication as a self-administered assessment tool. European journal of cardiovascular nursing : journal of the Working Group on Cardiovascular Nursing of the European Society of Cardiology, 8(3), 232-234. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ejcnurse.2009.01.002

I read with interest the review article by Du and colleagues published in the European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing in July 2008. The concept that the six-minute walk test (6-MWT) could be adapted as a patient-reported outcome measure of functio... Read More

Impact of different diagnostic criteria on the prevalence and prognostic significance of exertional oscillatory ventilation in patients with chronic heart failure (2009)
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Ingle, L., Isted, A., Witte, K. K., Cleland, J. G., & Clark, A. L. (2009). Impact of different diagnostic criteria on the prevalence and prognostic significance of exertional oscillatory ventilation in patients with chronic heart failure. European journal of cardiovascular prevention and rehabilitation, 16(4), 451-456. https://doi.org/10.1097/HJR.0b013e32832a4f54

INTRODUCTION: Exertional oscillatory ventilation (EOV) occurs in many patients with chronic heart failure. Two different definitions of EOV have been proposed by Corrá and Leite. We aimed to compare the prevalence of EOV and its prognostic significan... Read More

An evaluation of a primary and secondary care cardiac rehabilitation service pathway (2009)
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Trotman-Beasty, A., McKenna, J., & Ingle, L. (2009). An evaluation of a primary and secondary care cardiac rehabilitation service pathway. British journal of cardiac nursing, 4(4), 178-184

Background: The aim of the study was to assess the synergy between patient treatment pathways in two large primary care trusts (PCTs) and general practices for patients following myocardial infarction (MI) and after completing a 12-week cardiac rehab... Read More

Prognostic Significance of the Double Pressure Reserve in Patients with Chronic Heart Failure (2009)
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Ingle, L., & Clark, A. (2009). Prognostic Significance of the Double Pressure Reserve in Patients with Chronic Heart Failure. Open Heart Failure Journal, 2, 1-5. https://doi.org/10.2174/1876535100902010001

Abstract: Introduction: The double pressure reserve (DPR) has recently been shown to have greater prognostic power than metabolic equivalents, heart rate indices, and systolic blood pressure in healthy subjects. It is unclear whether DPR offers any... Read More

Physical activity readiness in patient withdrawals from cardiac rehabilitation. (2009)
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Rivett, M. J., Tsakirides, C., Pringle, A., Carroll, S., Ingle, L., & Dudfield, M. (2009). Physical activity readiness in patient withdrawals from cardiac rehabilitation. British Journal of Nursing, 18(3), 188-191. https://doi.org/10.12968/bjon.2009.18.3.39050

BACKGROUND: Adherence to cardiac rehabilitation (CR) programmes may be an important element for improving and maintaining physical activity (PA) behaviour in secondary prevention. Little is known about the PA behaviour in patients who have withdrawn... Read More

Hospital versus community-based phase III cardiac rehabilitation. (2009)
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Blake, E., Tsakirides, C., & Ingle, L. (2009). Hospital versus community-based phase III cardiac rehabilitation. British Journal of Nursing, 18(2), 116-122. https://doi.org/10.12968/bjon.2009.18.2.37867

AIM: to compare patient and staff perceptions of phase III cardiac rehabilitation delivered in a hospital versus community setting. METHOD: data were collected by semi-structured interviews with staff and patients. Patients and staff members were int... Read More

The prognostic value of individual NT-proBNP values in chronic heart failure does not change with advancing age (2009)
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Frankenstein, L., Clark, A. L., Goode, K., Ingle, L., Remppis, A., Schellberg, D., …Zugck, C. (2009). The prognostic value of individual NT-proBNP values in chronic heart failure does not change with advancing age. Heart, 95(10), 825-829. https://doi.org/10.1136/hrt.2008.158626

Background: It is unclear whether age-related increases in N-terminal pro-brain natriuretic peptide (NT-proBNP) represent a normal physiological process - possibly affecting the prognostic power - of NT-proBNP - or reflect age-related subclinical pat... Read More

Perception of symptoms is out of proportion to cardiac pathology in patients with "diastolic heart failure" (2008)
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Ingle, L., Cleland, J. G., & Clark, A. L. (2008). Perception of symptoms is out of proportion to cardiac pathology in patients with "diastolic heart failure". Heart, 94(6), 748-753. https://doi.org/10.1136/hrt.2007.131144

Background: Epidemiological studies suggest that "diastolic heart failure" (DHF) is common and has a prognosis similar to that of systolic heart failure (SHF). We wanted to assess whether patients with breathlessness who were being treated for DHF ha... Read More

Prognostic value and diagnostic potential of cardiopulmonary exercise testing in patients with chronic heart failure (2008)
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Ingle, L. (2008). Prognostic value and diagnostic potential of cardiopulmonary exercise testing in patients with chronic heart failure. European journal of heart failure, 10(2), 112-118. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ejheart.2007.12.011

Cardiopulmonary exercise testing (CPET) is a well established technique for stratifying cardiovascular risk in patients with chronic heart failure (CHF). Important prognostic variables include a reduced peak oxygen uptake which has a central use in c... Read More

Combining the ventilatory response to exercise and peak oxygen consumption is no better than peak oxygen consumption alone in predicting mortality in chronic heart failure (2008)
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Ingle, L., Witte, K. K., Cleland, J. G. F., & Clark, A. L. (2008). Combining the ventilatory response to exercise and peak oxygen consumption is no better than peak oxygen consumption alone in predicting mortality in chronic heart failure. European journal of heart failure, 10(1), 85-88. doi:10.1016/j.ejheart.2007.10.010

Background: A low peak oxygen uptake (pV(O2)) and steep V-E/V-CO2 slope are independently associated with a worse prognosis in patients with chronic heart failure (CHF). We wished to confirm whether combining these variables as a ratio would lead to... Read More

Perception of symptoms is out of proportion to cardiac pathology in patients with "diastolic heart failure'' (2007)
Journal Article
Ingle, L., Cleland, J. G. F., & Clark, A. L. (2008). Perception of symptoms is out of proportion to cardiac pathology in patients with "diastolic heart failure''. Heart, 94(6), 748-753. doi:10.1136/hrt.2007.131144

Background: Epidemiological studies suggest that "diastolic heart failure'' (DHF) is common and has a prognosis similar to that of systolic heart failure (SHF). We wanted to assess whether patients with breathlessness who were being treated for DHF h... Read More

The prognostic value of cardiopulmonary exercise testing with a peak respiratory exchange ratio of < 1.0 in patients with chronic heart failure (2007)
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Ingle, L., Witte, K. K., Cleland, J. G., & Clark, A. L. (2008). The prognostic value of cardiopulmonary exercise testing with a peak respiratory exchange ratio of < 1.0 in patients with chronic heart failure. International journal of cardiology, 127(1), 88-92. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijcard.2007.04.075

Background: Peak oxygen consumption derived from a maximal cardiopulmonary exercise test (CPET) is a standard prognostic indicator in patients with chronic heart failure (CHF). Tests with a peak respiratory exchange ratio (pRER) < 1.0 are often tak... Read More

Changes in body composition in patients with left ventricular systolic dysfunction initiated on beta-blocker therapy (2007)
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Ingle, L., Rigby, A. S., Carroll, S., Butterly, R., King, R. F., Cooke, C. B., …Clark, A. L. (2007). Changes in body composition in patients with left ventricular systolic dysfunction initiated on beta-blocker therapy. Experimental and Clinical Cardiology, 12(1), 46-47

Background: Increasing body mass index, cholesterol and body fat are associated with a better prognosis in patients with left ventricular systolic dysfunction (LVSD). Beta-blocker usage is associated with changes in body composition and increased bod... Read More

Cardiorespiratory requirements of the 6-min walk test in older patients with left ventricular systolic dysfunction and no major structural heart disease (2007)
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Ingle, L., Wilkinson, M., Carroll, S., Boyes, C., Butterly, R., King, R., …Clark, A. (2007). Cardiorespiratory requirements of the 6-min walk test in older patients with left ventricular systolic dysfunction and no major structural heart disease. International journal of sports medicine, 28(8), 678-684. https://doi.org/10.1055/s-2007-964886

The six-minute walk test (6-MWT) is widely used to assess functional status in patients with chronic heart failure (CHF). The aims of the present study were: (1) to compare metabolic gas exchange during the 6-MWT in older patients with left ventricul... Read More