Hosen Kiat

Professor, Cardiology

Clinical Medicine, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences

Contact Details

Tel: 02 9858 9898

Email: hosen.kiat@mq.edu.au

2 Technology Place, Macquarie University NSW 2109 Australia



Research Interests

  • Expending along previous research in quantitation and automation of image data processing, output, and interpretation
  • Cardiac resynchronisation therapy with echo & nuclear imaging
  • Multi-modality imaging in Medicare regulated practice environment
  • Multi-modality imaging - development and validation of test indications
  • Cost-effectives studies
  • Relative and complementary roles of anatomic vs. function cardiac imaging
  • Novel PET tracers in cardiovascular medicine
  • Molecular imaging of atherosclerotic and vulnerable plague imaging
  • CRTs in preventative cardiology

Select Publications

  1. Grant SJ, Yu SB, Kiat H, Chang D. "The use of complementary and alternative medicine by people with cardiovascular disease: a systematic review." BMC Public Health. 2012;12(1):299.
  2. Currie, G.M., Iqbal, B., Wheat, J.M., Wang, L., Trifunovic, M., Jelinek, H.F., Kiat, H., "Risk stratification in heart failure using ¹²³I-MIBG." J Nucl Med Technol. 2011;39(4):295-301.
  3. Kiat, H., Bin, Y., Grant, S., Chang, D., "Complementary medicine use in cardiovascular disease: a clinician's viewpoint." The Medical journal of Australia. 2011;195(11-12), 654-6.
  4. Currie, G. M., Kiat, H., Wheat, J. "Scintigraphic Evaluation of Acute Lower Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage Current Status and Future Directions." Journal of Clinical Gastroenterology. 2011;45(2): 92-99.
  5. Currie, G. M., Wheat, J., Kiat, H. "Pharmacokinetic considerations for digoxin in older people." Open Cardiovasc Med J 2011;5: 130-135.

Recent Grants

  • 2011-2014. ANSTO Health Medical Research Grant in MIBG cardiac SPECT.
  • 2011-2014. Defence Health Foundation Medical Research Grant in Heart failure.
  • 2010-2014. MediHerb Research Support Grant in Lymphedema.
  • 2011-2012. Macquarie University Safety Net Funding in Heart Rate Variability.
  • 2011-2012. Australian National Imaging Facility Subsidised Research Grant in Functional MRI.
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