2018 PUBLICATIONS

A retrospective review on minimally invasive technique via endoscopic thoracic sympathectomy (ETS) in the treatment of severe primary hyperhidrosis: Experiences from the National Heart Institute, Malaysia [version 1; referees: awaiting peer review].

Ahmad Farouk Musa, VignaaPrashanth Gandhi, Jeswant Dillon, Rusli Bin Nordin.

F1000Research 2018, 7:670

 

A retrospective study on atrial fibrillation after coronary artery bypass grafting surgery at The National Heart Institute, Kuala Lumpur [version 2; referees: 2 approved].

Ahmad Farouk Musa, Chou Zhao Quan, Low Zheng Xin, TrivedSoni, Jeswant Dillon, Yuen Kah Hay, Rusli Bin Nordin.

F1000Research 2018, 7:164

 

A study on the effect of Haruan fish extract (Channastriatus) on wound healing and quality of life of coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) patients: A prospective, double-blind, randomized, controlled trial.

Ahmad Farouk Musa, Jeswant Dillion, Mohamed Ezani Mohd Taib, Alwi Mohd Yunos , SaringatBaie , Rusli Bin Nordin

F1000Research 2018;7:469

 

Accelerometer-based atrioventricular synchronous pacing with a ventricular leadless pacemaker: Results from the Micra atrioventricular feasibility studies.

Larry Chinitz, Philippe Ritter, Surinder Kaur Khelae, SaverioIacopino, Christophe Garweg,  Maria Grazia-Bongiorni, Petr Neuzil, Jens Brock Johansen, Lluis Mont, Efrain Gonzalez, VenkataSagi, Gabor Z. Duray, Nicolas Clementy, Todd Sheldon, Vincent Splett, Kurt Stromberg, Nicole Wood, Clemens Steinwender.

Heart Rhythm 2018. Epub

 

An Overview on Image Registration Techniques for Cardiac Diagnosis and Treatment.

Azira Khalil, Siew-Cheok Ng, YihMiinLiew, and Khin Wee Lai.

Cardiology Research and Practice. 2018 Aug 8:1437125

 

Analysis of Angiotensin Converting Enzyme, Endothelial Nitric Oxide Synthase & Serotonin Gene Polymorphisms among Atrial Septal Defect Subjects with and without Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension.

Nur Ilyana Jaafar, Ramachandran Vasudevan, Patimah Ismail, Ahmad Fazli Abdul Aziz,

Nur Afiqah Mohamad, Geetha Kandavello, Raja NurzatulEffah Raja Adnan and Vinod Balasubramaniam. Journal of Cardiovascular Development and Disease. 2018 Sep 18;5(3):E48

 

Biolimus A9 polymer-free coated stents in high bleeding risk patients undergoing complex PCI: evidence from the LEADERS FREE randomised clinical trial.

JanuszLipiecki, Philippe Brunel, Marie-Claude Morice, ChristanRoguelov, Simon Walsh, Gert Richardt, Pedro Eerdmans, Robaayah Zambahari, Jacques Berland, Samuel Copt, PhD; Hans-Peter Stoll, Philip Urban.

EuroIntervention. 2018;14:e418-e425

 

Butterfly in the Heart: Infective Endocarditis after MitraClip Procedure

AslannifRoslan, Suraya Hani Kamsani, Ahmad Tantawi Jauhari Aktifanus, Malini Krishnan, Najmi Hakim, and Wan Nabeelah Megat Samsudin

CASE: Cardiovascular Imaging Case Reports. 2018;2(2):63-65

 

Combining Watchman left atrial appendage closure and catheter ablation for atrial fibrillation: multicentre registry results of feasibility and safety during implant and 30 days follow-up.

Karen P. Phillips, EvgenyPokushalov, Aleksandr Romanov, Sergey Artemenko, Richard J. Folkeringa, TamasSzili-Torok, Gaetano Senatore, Kenneth M. Stein, Omar Razali, Nicole Gordon, and Lucas V.A. Boersma

Europace. 2018;20(6):949-955

 

Does diabetes mellitus increase the mortality risk in coronary artery disease patients undergoing coronary artery bypass grafting surgery at the National Heart Institute of Kuala Lumpur?

Ahmad Farouk Musa, Xian Pei Cheong, Christina Gertrude Yap, Jeswant Dillon, Rusli Bin Nordin

J Diabetes MetabDisord Control. 2018;5(4):141‒144.

 

Echocardiographic and electrocardiographic presentations of patients with endomyocardial biopsy-proven cardiac amyloidosis.

AslannifRoslan, Suraya Hani Kamsani, Nay Thu Win, Kin Leong Tan, Najmi Hakim, Ai Ming Tan, Wan Nabeelah Megat Samsudin, Ahmad Tantawi Jauhari Aktifanus, Malini Kerisnan, Dalleen Leong, ThamaraiSupramaniam, Lay Koon Tan, Amin Ariff.

Med J Malaysia. 2018 Dec;73(6):388-392.

 

Evaluation of the predictive performance of bleeding risk scores in patients with non-valvular atrial fibrillation on oral anticoagulants.

S.A Beshir, Z. Aziz, L.B. Yap, K.h. Chee & Y. L. Lo

J Clin Pharm Ther. 2018 Apr;43(2):209-219.

 

Expert opinion on the applicability of dyslipidemia guidelines in Asia and the Middle East.

Mostafa Alshamiri, Mahmood Mohammed Ali Ghanaim, Philip Barter, Kuan-Cheng Chang, Jian-Jun Li, Bien J Matawaran, Anwar Santoso, SamehShaheen, KetutSuastika, NuntakornThongtang, Ahmad KM Yusof.

Int J Gen Med. 2018 Jul 18;11:313-322

 

Improving the utilization of implantable cardioverter defibrillators for sudden cardiac arrest prevention (improve SCA) in developing countries: Clinical characteristics and reasons for implantation refusal.

Balbir Singh, Shu Zhang, Chi‐Keong Ching, Dejia Huang, Yen‐Bin Liu, Diego A. Rodriguez, Azlan Hussin, Young‐Hoon Kim, AlexandrRobertovichChasnoits, Jeffrey Cerkvenik, Katy A. Muckala, Alan Cheng. Pacing ClinElectrophysiol. 2018;41(12):1619-1626

 

Influence of Race in the Association of Diabetes and Heart Failure

Hou Tee Lu, Rusli Bin Nordin, and Aizai Azan Bin Abdul Rahim

US Cardiology Review 2018;12(1):17–21

 

Knowledge and Practice among Nurses on Management of Tuberculosis in a Teaching Hospital.

Hng SH, Nabihah SS, Nabilah Siti S

Med & Health Jun 2018; 13(1): 153-164

 

Long-term Electrical Performance of Attain Performa Quadripolar Left Ventricular Leads with All Steroid-eluting Electrodes: Results from a Large Worldwide Clinical Trial

Albert C. Lin, Mauro Biffi, Derek V. Exner, W. Ben Johnson, Daniel Gras, Azlan Hussin, Balbir Singh,  Zhongping Yang, Douglas Hine, Shelby Li, George H. Crossley

Pacing ClinElectrophysiol. 2018 May 29 epub

 

Major Adverse Events Following Over-Shunting are Associated with Worse Outcomes than Major Adverse Events after a Blocked Systemic-to-Pulmonary Artery Shunt Procedure.

Kok Wai Soo, Johann Brink, Yves d’Udekem, Warwick Butt, Siva P. Namachivayam.

Pediatric Critical Care Medicine. 2018;19(9):854-860

 

Modification of Aortic Cannula with an Inlet Chamber to Induce Spiral Flow and Improve Outlet Flow

NofrizalidrisDarlis, Kahar Osman, Muhamad HasbullahPadzillah, Jeswant Dillon, and Ahmad Zahran Md Khudzari

Artif Organs. 2018;42(5):493-499

 

Numerical Study of a Left Ventricular Assist Device (LVAD) With Different Blade Heights and Tip Clearances.

Muhammad Rashidi Abdul Kadir, Mohammad Azim Abdul Aziz, Mohammad HasbullahPadzillah, Mohammad Nor Harun, Kahar Osman, Aizai Azan Abdul Rahim, Mohamed Ezani Abdul Taib and Ahmad Zahran Md Khudzari.

International Journal of Integrated Engineering. 2018;10(4):17-26

 

Outcomes in Patients with Cardiogenic Shock Following Primary Percutaneous Coronary Intervention.

Shah Zeb, Al Fazir Omar, Rosli Bin Mohammad Ali, Afrah Yousaf Haroon, Kumara Gurupparan, Ng Yau Piow.

Pak Heart J 2018 Vol. 51 (03) : 196 – 203

 

Overview of the current status of familial hypercholesterolaemia care in over 60 countries – The EAS Familial Hypercholesterolaemia Studies Collaboration (FHSC).

EAS Familial Hypercholesterolaemia Studies Collaboration; EAS Familial Hypercholesterolaemia Studies Collaboration (FHSC) Investigators.

Atherosclerosis. 2018;277:234–255

 

Primary Arterial Switch Operation for Late Referral of Transposition of the Great Arteries with Intact Ventricular Septum in the Current Era: Do We Still Need a Rapid Two-Stage Operation?

Noritaka Ota, Sivakumar Sivalingam, Kiew Kong Pau, Chee Chin Hew, Jeswant Dillon, Haifa Abdul Latiff, Hasri Samion, and Mohd Azhari Yakub.

World J PediatrCongenit Heart Surg. 2018 Jan;9(1):74-78

 

Propensity score matched all comers population treated with ultra-thin strut bare metal and sirolimus-probucol coated drug-eluting stents of identical stent architecture

Florian Krackhardt, Mohd Ali Rosli, Matthias Leschke, Andre Schneider, Christian Sperling, Tay Mok Heang, Maxime Pons, Pedro Jeronimo Sousa, Behrouz Kherad, Matthias Waliszewski

Catheter CardiovascInterv. 2018;91(7):1221-1228

 

Risk and timing of clinical events according to diabetic status of patients treated with Everolimus-Eluting Bioresorbable Vascular Scaffolds vs. Everolimus-Eluting stent: 2-Year results from a propensity score matched comparison of ABSORB EXTEND and SPIRIT trials.

Carlos M. Campos, Marcelo Franken, Antonio L. Bartorelli, Robert J. Whitbourn, Chiung-Jen Wu, Hsien Li Paul Kao, Rosli Mohd Ali, Didier Carrie, Bernard De Bruyne, Gregg W. Stone, Patrick W. Serruys, and Alexandre Abizaid, on behalf of the ABSORB Cohort B and the SPIRIT II, III, and IV Investigators.

Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions. 2018;91(3):387-395

 

Sedation Intensity in the First 48 Hours of Mechanical Ventilation and 180-Day Mortality: A Multinational Prospective Longitudinal Cohort Study.

Yahya Shehabi, RinaldoBellomo, Suhaini Kadiman, LianKahTi, Belinda Howe, Michael C. Reade, Tien MengKhoo, Anita Alias, Yu-Lin Wong, Amartya Mukhopadhyay, Colin McArthur, Ian Seppelt, Steven A. Webb, Maja Green, Michael J. Bailey,  for the Sedation Practice in Intensive Care Evaluation (SPICE) Study Investigators and the Australian and New Zealand Intensive Care Society Clinical Trials Group

Critical Care Medicine. 2018 March 1 epub

 

Stenting the Complex Patent Ductus Arteriosus in Tetralogy of Fallot with Pulmonary Atresia: Challenges and Outcomes.

RizwanRehman, Mood Che Marhisham, & Mazeni Alwi.

Future Cardiol. 2018 Jan;14(1):55-73

 

Successful Treatment of Cardiomyopathy Induced by Premature Ventricular Complexes.

Nandakumar Ramakrishna, Koh Kok Wei, Alan Koay Choon Chern, Yap Lok Bin, Razali Omar and Zulkeflee Muhammad.

J Cardiol&CardiovascTher 2018; 9(1):555755

 

Techniques for Successful Early Retrieval of the Micra Transcatheter Pacing System: A Worldwide Experience.

Muhammad R. Afzal, Emile G. Daoud, Ryan Cunnane; Shiva K. Mulpuru, Alan Koay, Azlan Hussain, Razali Omar, Koh Kok Wei, Anish Amin, Gregory Kidwell, Nirav Patel, Charles Love, Michel Llyod, MaciejSterliński, Seth Goldbarg, Miguel A. Leal, James Gabriels, Apoor Patel, Ram Jadonath, Eric Grubman, George Crossley, Chris Pepper, DhanunjayaLakkireddy, Toshimasa Okabe, John D. Hummel, Ralph S. Augostini

Heart Rhythm. 2018;15(6):841-846

 

Updates in the management of Dyslipidaemia in the high and very high risk individual for CV risk reduction.

JeyamalarRajadurai, Wan Azman Wan Ahmad, HapizahNawawi, Choo GimHooi, Ng Wai Kiat, Rosli Mohd Ali, Al Fazir Omar, SazzliKasim, OtehMaskon, David Quek Kwang Leng.

Med J Malaysia. June 2018;73(3):154-162

 

Validation of EuroSCORE II in patients undergoing coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) surgery at the National Heart Institute, Kuala Lumpur: a retrospective review. [version 1; referees: awaiting peer review].

Ahmad Farouk Musa , Xian Pei Cheong , Jeswant Dillon , Rusli Bin Nordin.

F1000Research. 2018 May 2nd epub

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