Position:
Clinical Professor
Division:
Cardiology
Research Interests:

Acute care cardiology, echocardiography with experience in transesophageal echocardiography, stress echocardiography and contrast echocardiography,  ECG, MI, CHF, PFO, general cardiology/Amiodarone, atrial firbillation, arrhythmias/18 lead ECG/Lewis leads/exercise treadmill testing

Education:
MD, U.B.C.
Recent Publications:
  • •Wong H, Rosenberg F, Thompson C, Boychuk B, Innes G, McKnight D, Yue E, Grafstein E, Gin K. et al. A clinical prediction rule for early discharge of patients with chest pain. Ann Emerg Med. Vol 47, Jan 2, 2006; 47: 1-10.
  • •Harkness S, Webb J, Dzavik V, Anand S, Fox J, Hochman J, White H, Gin K., et al. Restrictive Physiology in Cardiogenic Shock: observations from echocardiology. Am Heart J, Vol 151(4):890 e9-15, March 29, 2006.
  • •Abu-Laban R, McIntyre C, Christensen J, Van Beek C, Innes G, O-Brien R, Wanger K, McKnight D, Gin K, Zed P, Watts J, Puscaric J, MacPhail I, Berringer R, Milner R.  Aminophylline in bradyasystolic cardiac arrest: a randomized placebo-controlled trial.  Lancet May 15, 2006; 367: 1577-84.
  • •Regier DA, Sunderji R, Lynd L, Gin K, Marra C.  Cost-effectiveness of self-managed versus physician-managed oral anticoagulation therapy.  CMAJ, Vol 174(13):1847-52, June 20, 2006.
  • •Cook RC, Humphries KH, Gin K, Janusz MT, Slavik RS, Bernstein V, Tholin MT, Lee MK.  Prophylacatic Intravenous Magnesium Sulfate in Addition to Oral ß-blockade does not prevent Atrial Arrhythmias after Coronary Artery or Valvular Heart Surgery. A Randomized Clinical Trial.  Circulation. 2009 Sep 15;120(11 Suppl):S163-9.
  • •Gin K et al: Acute Propafenone Toxicity at Standard Dosages.  In Press. Can J Cardiol.  November 2009.
  • •Yeung A, Shanks D, Parwand H, Gin K.  Acute Propafenone Toxicity After Two Exposers at Standard Dosing.  Can J Cardiol Vol 26 No 6 June/July 2010.
  • •Andrade JG, Amin MI, Chow S, Wan C, Gin K, Jue J.  Intracardiac pneumatic nails. Can J Cardiol. Vol 26, No 9: e344-5, November 2010.
  • •Mayo JR, Gin K, Cardiac Computed Tomography: A Team Approach? Guest Editorial.  Canadian Association of Radiologists Journal  doi:10.1016/j.carj.2010.02.004.
  • •Janda S, Shahidi N, Gin K, Swiston J.  Diagnostic Accuracy of Echocardiography for Pulmonary Hypertension: A systematic Review and Meta-analysis. In Press Feb 2011 Heart.