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Dr Oana Cole

Date: 07 December 2016 03:55

 Dr Oana Cole

Personal Assistant



About Dr Oana Cole

  • Consultant cardiothoracic anaesthetist and intensivist

Area of Practice

  • Cardiothoracic anaesthesia
  • Critical care

Special Clinical Interests

  • Mitral valve surgery
  • Transoesophageal echocardiography
  • Post-thoracotomy pain

Research Interests

  • Mechanical ventilation
  • Outcomes post-cardiothoracic surgery

Current Membership of Professional Regional and National Bodies

  • Royal College of Anaesthetists 
  • British Society of Echocardiography
  • Intensive Care Society
  • Association for Cardiothoracic Anaesthesia and Critical Care

Training and Education

  • Northern Deanery SpR
  • Fellow (post-CCT) in Freeman Hospital, Newcastle, and Papworth Hospital


1. Das A, Haque M, Chikhani M, Cole O, Wang W, Hardman JG, Bates DG. Haemodynamic effects of lung recruitment maneuvers in acute respiratory distress syndrome. BMC Pulmonary Medicine

2. Das A, Haque M, Chikhani M, Wang W, Ali T, Cole O, Hardman JG, Bates DG. Development of an integrated model of cardiovascular and pulmonary physiology for the evaluation of mechanical ventilation strategies. Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc. 2015; 2015:5319-22 

3. Das A, Cole O et al. Evaluation of lung recruitment maneuvers in acute respiratory distress syndrome using computer simulation. Crit Care. 2015;19:8 

4. Wang W, Das A, Cole O et al. Computational simulation indicates that moderately high frequency ventilation can allow safe reduction of tidal volumes and airway pressures in ARDS patients. Intensive Care Med Experimental 2015; 3: 33 

5. Wang W, Das A, Ali T, Cole O et al. Can computer simulators accurately represent the pathophysiology of individual COPD patients? Intensive Care Med Experimental 2014; 2:23