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Dr Kamen ValchanovDr Kamen Valchanov

Consultant Anaesthetist

Contact Details
Switchboard 01480 830541
Fax 01480 831315

Secretary
Melanie E J Yea
Tel: 01480 364406
Email:
melanie.yea@nhs.net  

Specialties
Cardiothoracic Anaesthesia and Intensive Care

Specialist Clinical Interests
Transoesophageal Echocardiography, Acute and Chronic Pain; Spinal Cord Stimulators for Refractory Angina

Research Interests
Transoesophageal Echocardiography

Education and Training
2002 - 2007 - SpR in Anaesthesia, Eastern Deanery
2000 – 2002 - SHO in Anaesthesia, East Kent Rotation
1999 - 2000 - SHO in Renal Medicine and Haematology, Dorset  
BSc, MD, FRCA

Edited Publication:
Anaesthetic and Perioperative Complications, Cambridge University Press
Surgeon's Guide to Anaesthesia and Perioperative Care, Cambridge Universtiy Press

Recent and Important Publications

Valchanov K, Ercole A, Fowles J-A, Parmar J, Gopalan D. Veno-venous ECMO for fat embolism. Journal of Medical Cases. In press

Rubino A, Vuylsteke A, Jenkins D, Fowles J-A, Valchanov K. Direct complications of Avalon dual lumen cannula use in adult respiratory ECMO patients: a single centre experience. Int J Artif Organs 2013; 36: 292. Abstract

Valchanov K, Goddard M, Ghosh S. Anesthesia for Heart Transplantation in Patients With Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular Dysplasia: A Case Series. J Cardiovasc Thorac Anesth 2014; 28: 355-357

Valchanov K. Assessment and management of circulatory failure. APICE 25th Masterclass. Editor: Antonino Gullo. Springer 2013. Chapter: 23-38

Salaunkey K, Parameshwar J, Valchanov K, Vuylsteke A. Mechanical support for heart failure. J Int Care Society 2013; 14: 220-225

Kohler K, Valchanov K, Niams G, Vuylsteke A. ECMO Cannulation. Perfusion 2013, 28:114-124

Valchanov K, Ghosh S. Perioperative management of hereditary arrhythmogenic syndromes. Letter to the editor. Br J Anaesth 2012; 108: 730-744 doi: 10.1093/bja/aes105

Valchanov K, Klein A. Preoperative assessment of the surgical patient. Foundation Years Journal 2012
Brown A. Davies W, Davis L, Broughton N, Valchanov K, Schofield P. Long Term Reduction in Symptoms for Refractory Angina by Spinal Cord Stimulation. Anesth Analg 2012; 114(suppl); 1-94

Valchanov K, Arrowsmith JE. Do venodilators have a role in the perioperative management of heart failure? Eur J Anesth 2012, 29:121-128

Mydin M, Berman M, Klein A, Tsui S, Dunning J, Valchanov K, Vuylsteke A, Jenkins D. Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation as a bridge to Pulmonary Endarterectomy. Ann Thorac Surg 2011; 92: e101-e103

Ashworth A. and Valchanov K. Antidysrhytmmics. Chapter in Core Topics in Cardiothoracic Anaesthesia. Cambridge University Press 2012

Broughton N, Brown A, Davies W, Valchanov K, Schofield P. Spinal Cord Stimulators reduce symptoms in refractory angina pectoris at long-term follow up. Anaesthesia 2012; 67: 203

Hung M, Vuylsteke A, Valchanov K. Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation: coming to an ITU near you. Journal of the Intensive Care Society 2012; 13: 2-9

Martinez G, Valchanov K. Infective Endocarditis. Review. CPED BJA 2012. In press

Valchanov K, Kneeshaw J. TOE reporting. Chapter in Core Topics in Transoesophageal Echpcardiography 2010. Cambridge University Press

Hallward G, Valchanov K. An unexpected pre-operative diagnosis. Eur J Echo 2010; 11: 89-90

Veenith, Sharples L, Gerrard C, Valchanov K, Vuylsteke A. Survival and length of stay following blood transfusion in octogenarians following cardiac surgery. Anaesthesia 2010; 65: 331-336

Saravanan P, Exley AR, Valchanov K, Casey ND, Falter F. Impact of xenon anaesthesia in isolated cardiopulmonary bypass on very early leucocyte and platelet activation and clearance: A randomised, controlled study. BJA 2010; 103: 805-810

Valchanov K, Arrowsmith JE. Do venodilators have a role in the perioperative management of heart failure? Eur J Anesth 2012, In press

Valchanov K, Webb ST, Sturgess J. Anaesthetic and Perioperative Complications, Cambridge University Press, September 2011

Mydin M, Berman M, Klein A, Tsui S, Dunning J, Valchanov K, Vuylsteke A, Jenkins D. Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation as a bridge to Pulmonary Endarterectomy. Ann Thorac Surg 2011; 92: e101-e103

Ashworth A. and Valchanov K. Antidysrhytmmics. Chapter in Core Topics in Cardiothoracic Anaesthesia. Cambridge University Press 2012. In press

Broughton N, Brown A, Davies W, Valchanov K, Schofield P. Spinal Cord Stimulators reduce symptoms in refractory angina pectoris at long term follow up. Anaesthesia 2012. In press

Hung M, Vuylsteke A, Valchanov K. Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation: coming to an ITU near you. Journal of the Intensive Care Society 2012; 13: 2-9

Martinez G, Valchanov K. Infective Endocarditis. Review. CPED BJA 2012. In press

Valchanov K, Kneeshaw J. TOE reporting. Chapter in Core Topics in Transoesophageal Echocardiography 2010. Cambridge University Press

Hallward G, Valchanov K. An unexpected pre-operative diagnosis. Eur J Echo 2010; 11: 89-90

Veenith, Sharples L, Gerrard C, Valchanov K, Vuylsteke A. Survival and length of stay following blood transfusion in octogenarians following cardiac surgery. Anaesthesia 2010; 65: 331-336

Saravanan P, Exley AR, Valchanov K, Casey ND, Falter F. Impact of xenon anaesthesia in isolated cardiopulmonary bypass on very early leucocyte and platelet activation and clearance: A randomised, controlled study. BJA 2010; 103: 805-810

 

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