Cheuk Man Yu

Summary

Affiliation: The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Country: China

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Diastolic and systolic asynchrony in patients with diastolic heart failure: a common but ignored condition
    Cheuk Man Yu
    Li Ka Shing Institute of Health Sciences, S H Ho Cardiovascular and Stroke Centre, Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, NT, People s Republic of China
    J Am Coll Cardiol 49:97-105. 2007
  2. doi request reprint Relation of left ventricular systolic dyssynchrony in patients with heart failure to left ventricular ejection fraction and to QRS duration
    Chin Pang Chan
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Division of Cardiology, Li Ka Shing Institute of Health Science, Institute of Vascular Medicine, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, People s Republic of China
    Am J Cardiol 102:602-5. 2008
  3. doi request reprint Drug-eluting balloons for coronary artery disease: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials
    Cheuk Man Yu
    Institute of Vascular Medicine, Li Ka Shing Institute of Health Sciences, S H Ho Cardiovascular Disease and Stroke Centre, Heart Education And Research Training HEART Centre, Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, N T, Hong Kong, China
    Int J Cardiol 168:197-206. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Cardiac resynchronization therapy: state of the art 2013
    Cheuk Man Yu
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital and Institute of Vascular Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, NT, Hong Kong
    Eur Heart J 34:1396-403. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Quantitative analysis of mitral valve morphology in mitral valve prolapse with real-time 3-dimensional echocardiography: importance of annular saddle shape in the pathogenesis of mitral regurgitation
    Alex Pui Wai Lee
    Li Ka Shing Institute of Health Sciences, Prince of Wales Hospital, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR
    Circulation 127:832-41. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Increase in ventricular-arterial stiffness in patients with psoriatic arthritis
    Qing Shang
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 51:2215-23. 2012
  7. pmc A prospective cohort study of the long-term effects of CPAP on carotid artery intima-media thickness in obstructive sleep apnea syndrome
    David S Hui
    SH Ho Sleep Apnea Management Center, Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, 30 32 Ngan Shing St, Shatin, New Territories, Hong Kong, China
    Respir Res 13:22. 2012
  8. pmc Quality of life in patients with coronary heart disease-I: assessment tools
    David R Thompson
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 1:42. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Benefits of cardiac resynchronization therapy for heart failure patients with narrow QRS complexes and coexisting systolic asynchrony by echocardiography
    Cheuk Man Yu
    Division of Cardiology, S H Ho Cardiovascular and Stroke Centre, Institute of Vascular Medicine, Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    J Am Coll Cardiol 48:2251-7. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Are left ventricular diastolic function and diastolic asynchrony important determinants of response to cardiac resynchronization therapy?
    Cheuk Man Yu
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, Institute of Vascular Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, People s Republic of China
    Am J Cardiol 98:1083-7. 2006

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Publications117 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi request reprint Diastolic and systolic asynchrony in patients with diastolic heart failure: a common but ignored condition
    Cheuk Man Yu
    Li Ka Shing Institute of Health Sciences, S H Ho Cardiovascular and Stroke Centre, Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, NT, People s Republic of China
    J Am Coll Cardiol 49:97-105. 2007
    ..The present study aimed to examine whether diastolic and systolic asynchrony exist in diastolic heart failure (DHF) and their prevalence and relationship to systolic heart failure (SHF) patients...
  2. doi request reprint Relation of left ventricular systolic dyssynchrony in patients with heart failure to left ventricular ejection fraction and to QRS duration
    Chin Pang Chan
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Division of Cardiology, Li Ka Shing Institute of Health Science, Institute of Vascular Medicine, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, People s Republic of China
    Am J Cardiol 102:602-5. 2008
    ..This may implicate the potential role of cardiac resynchronization therapy for those with LVEF of 35% to 50%, in particular when systolic dyssynchrony is present...
  3. doi request reprint Drug-eluting balloons for coronary artery disease: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials
    Cheuk Man Yu
    Institute of Vascular Medicine, Li Ka Shing Institute of Health Sciences, S H Ho Cardiovascular Disease and Stroke Centre, Heart Education And Research Training HEART Centre, Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, N T, Hong Kong, China
    Int J Cardiol 168:197-206. 2013
    ..We aimed to systematically review the efficacy and safety of DEB in the treatment of coronary artery disease (CAD)...
  4. doi request reprint Cardiac resynchronization therapy: state of the art 2013
    Cheuk Man Yu
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital and Institute of Vascular Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, NT, Hong Kong
    Eur Heart J 34:1396-403. 2013
    ....
  5. doi request reprint Quantitative analysis of mitral valve morphology in mitral valve prolapse with real-time 3-dimensional echocardiography: importance of annular saddle shape in the pathogenesis of mitral regurgitation
    Alex Pui Wai Lee
    Li Ka Shing Institute of Health Sciences, Prince of Wales Hospital, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR
    Circulation 127:832-41. 2013
    ..Few data exist on the relation of the 3-dimensional morphology of mitral valve and degree of mitral regurgitation (MR) in mitral valve prolapse...
  6. doi request reprint Increase in ventricular-arterial stiffness in patients with psoriatic arthritis
    Qing Shang
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 51:2215-23. 2012
    ..The aim of this study is to determine whether there is increased ventricular and arterial stiffness in patients with PsA and any relationship with disease-related risk factors...
  7. pmc A prospective cohort study of the long-term effects of CPAP on carotid artery intima-media thickness in obstructive sleep apnea syndrome
    David S Hui
    SH Ho Sleep Apnea Management Center, Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, 30 32 Ngan Shing St, Shatin, New Territories, Hong Kong, China
    Respir Res 13:22. 2012
    ..To examine the long-term effect of CPAP on carotid artery intima-media thickness (IMT) in patients with Obstructive sleep apnea syndrome(OSAS)...
  8. pmc Quality of life in patients with coronary heart disease-I: assessment tools
    David R Thompson
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 1:42. 2003
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Benefits of cardiac resynchronization therapy for heart failure patients with narrow QRS complexes and coexisting systolic asynchrony by echocardiography
    Cheuk Man Yu
    Division of Cardiology, S H Ho Cardiovascular and Stroke Centre, Institute of Vascular Medicine, Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    J Am Coll Cardiol 48:2251-7. 2006
    ..This study was designed to evaluate the role of cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT) in heart failure (HF) patients with narrow QRS complexes (<120 ms) and echocardiographic evidence of mechanical asynchrony...
  10. ncbi request reprint Are left ventricular diastolic function and diastolic asynchrony important determinants of response to cardiac resynchronization therapy?
    Cheuk Man Yu
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, Institute of Vascular Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, People s Republic of China
    Am J Cardiol 98:1083-7. 2006
    ..LV reverse remodeling response is determined by the severity of prepacing systolic asynchrony but not diastolic asynchrony or the diastolic filling pattern...
  11. pmc Tissue Doppler velocity is superior to displacement and strain mapping in predicting left ventricular reverse remodelling response after cardiac resynchronisation therapy
    C M Yu
    Division of Cardiology, S H Ho Cardiovascular and Stroke Centre, Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, NT, Hong Kong
    Heart 92:1452-6. 2006
    ..To compare the values of three different forms of tissue Doppler imaging (TDI) processing in predicting left ventricular (LV) reverse remodelling-namely, tissue velocity, displacement and strain mapping...
  12. pmc Cardiovascular complications of severe acute respiratory syndrome
    C M Yu
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Postgrad Med J 82:140-4. 2006
    ..Severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) is a virulent viral infection that affects a number of organs and systems. This study examined if SARS may result in cardiovascular complications...
  13. ncbi request reprint Tissue Doppler echocardiographic evidence of atrial mechanical dysfunction in coronary artery disease
    Cheuk Man Yu
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Int J Cardiol 105:178-85. 2005
    ..The presence of coronary artery disease (CAD) may impair atrial function. This study investigated if atrial mechanical dysfunction was present in patients with CAD by tissue Doppler echocardiography (TDI)...
  14. ncbi request reprint Understanding nonresponders of cardiac resynchronization therapy--current and future perspectives
    Cheuk Man Yu
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 16:1117-24. 2005
    ..Despite compelling evidence of the benefits of CRT, one troubling issue is the lack of a favorable response in about one-third of patients...
  15. ncbi request reprint Left ventricular reverse remodeling but not clinical improvement predicts long-term survival after cardiac resynchronization therapy
    Cheuk Man Yu
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong
    Circulation 112:1580-6. 2005
    ..However, it is unknown whether LV reverse remodeling translates into a better long-term prognosis and what extent of reverse remodeling is clinically relevant, which were investigated in this study...
  16. ncbi request reprint Images in cardiovascular medicine. Visualization of regional left ventricular mechanical delay by tissue synchronization imaging in heart failure patients with wide and narrow QRS complexes undergoing cardiac resynchronization therapy
    Cheuk Man Yu
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Circulation 112:e93-5. 2005
  17. pmc Comparison of intensive and low-dose atorvastatin therapy in the reduction of carotid intimal-medial thickness in patients with coronary heart disease
    Cheuk Man Yu
    Division of Cardiology, SH Ho Cardiovascular and Stroke Centre, Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, NT, Hong Kong
    Heart 93:933-9. 2007
    ..Intensive statin therapy has been shown to improve prognosis in patients with coronary heart disease (CHD). It is unknown whether such benefit is mediated through the reduction of atherosclerotic plaque burden...
  18. pmc Echocardiography, dyssynchrony, and the response to cardiac resynchronization therapy
    Cheuk Man Yu
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Eur Heart J 31:2326-37. 2010
    ..The potential costs of inappropriate CRT implantation are high to our patients and to the health economy, and it behooves the cardiology community to develop better selection criteria. The current guidelines can and should be improved...
  19. doi request reprint Impact of cardiac contractility modulation on left ventricular global and regional function and remodeling
    Cheuk Man Yu
    Institute of Vascular Medicine and Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    JACC Cardiovasc Imaging 2:1341-9. 2009
    ..This study aimed to evaluate the impact of cardiac contractility modulation (CCM) on left ventricular (LV) size and myocardial function...
  20. doi request reprint Tissue Doppler velocity is superior to strain imaging in predicting long-term cardiovascular events after cardiac resynchronisation therapy
    Q Zhang
    Li Ka Shing Institute of Health Sciences, Institute of Vascular Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, NT, Hong Kong, PR China
    Heart 95:1085-90. 2009
    ..To examine the predictive value of systolic dyssynchrony measured by tissue Doppler velocity versus tissue Doppler strain imaging on long-term outcome after cardiac resynchronisation therapy (CRT)...
  21. ncbi request reprint Critical appraisal of methods to assess mechanical dyssynchrony
    Cheuk Man Yu
    Institute of Vascular Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University ofHong Kong, Shatin, NT Hong Kong
    Curr Opin Cardiol 24:18-28. 2009
    ..Also, controversies and problematic issues of the recent predictors of response to cardiac resynchronization therapy study were addressed...
  22. ncbi request reprint Usefulness of tissue Doppler velocity and strain dyssynchrony for predicting left ventricular reverse remodeling response after cardiac resynchronization therapy
    Cheuk Man Yu
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Am J Cardiol 100:1263-70. 2007
    ..In conclusion, parameters of tissue Doppler longitudinal velocity, but not longitudinal strain, predicted LV reverse remodeling after CRT...
  23. ncbi request reprint Improvement of atrial function and atrial reverse remodeling after cardiac resynchronization therapy for heart failure
    Cheuk Man Yu
    Li Ka Shing Institute of Health Sciences, Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital and Institute of Vascular Medicine, S H Ho Cardiovascular and Stroke Centre, Shatin, NT, Hong Kong, China
    J Am Coll Cardiol 50:778-85. 2007
    ..We sought to examine whether cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT) improves atrial function and induces atrial reverse remodeling...
  24. ncbi request reprint Tissue Doppler imaging a new prognosticator for cardiovascular diseases
    Cheuk Man Yu
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    J Am Coll Cardiol 49:1903-14. 2007
    ..A high mean Sm value in the basal segments of patients with suspected coronary artery disease is associated with lower mortality rate or myocardial infarction and is superior to the wall motion score...
  25. doi request reprint Biventricular pacing in patients with bradycardia and normal ejection fraction
    Cheuk Man Yu
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    N Engl J Med 361:2123-34. 2009
    ....
  26. ncbi request reprint Intrathoracic impedance monitoring in patients with heart failure: correlation with fluid status and feasibility of early warning preceding hospitalization
    Cheuk Man Yu
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Circulation 112:841-8. 2005
    ....
  27. ncbi request reprint A novel tool to assess systolic asynchrony and identify responders of cardiac resynchronization therapy by tissue synchronization imaging
    Cheuk Man Yu
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    J Am Coll Cardiol 45:677-84. 2005
    ..This study was designed to investigate if tissue synchronization imaging (TSI) is useful to identify regional wall delay and predict left ventricular (LV) reverse remodeling after cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT)...
  28. pmc Echocardiographic evaluation of cardiac dyssynchrony for predicting a favourable response to cardiac resynchronisation therapy
    C M Yu
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, NT
    Heart 90:vi17-22. 2004
    ..This review discusses the potential role of various echocardiographic techniques in the assessment of systolic dyssynchrony and their clinical applications...
  29. ncbi request reprint Expression of macrophage migration inhibitory factor in acute ischemic myocardial injury
    Cheuk Man Yu
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    J Histochem Cytochem 51:625-31. 2003
    ..Therefore, upregulation of myocardial MIF may contribute to macrophage accumulation in the infarcted region and their pro-inflammatory role may participate in the myocyte damage seen in AMI...
  30. ncbi request reprint Evidence of atrial mechanical dysfunction by acoustic quantification in abnormal relaxation and restrictive filling patterns of diastolic dysfunction in patients with coronary artery disease
    C M Yu
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, People s Republic of China
    Eur J Echocardiogr 4:272-8. 2003
    ..This study made use of acoustic quantification (AQ) to investigate if left atrial (LA) mechanical function was impaired in patients with diastolic dysfunction, which might not be detected by conventional Doppler echocardiography...
  31. ncbi request reprint Comparison of efficacy of reverse remodeling and clinical improvement for relatively narrow and wide QRS complexes after cardiac resynchronization therapy for heart failure
    Cheuk Man Yu
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 15:1058-65. 2004
    ..This study investigated if CRT benefited patients with mildly prolonged QRS complexes >120 to 150 ms and explored if the severity of systolic asynchrony determined such a response...
  32. ncbi request reprint Update in the management of diastolic heart failure
    Cheuk Man Yu
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Curr Vasc Pharmacol 2:301-8. 2004
    ..They will play a pivotal role in ascertaining the therapeutic efficacy of various agents and will help experts to set up treatment guidelines for this common condition...
  33. ncbi request reprint Assessment of left and right ventricular systolic and diastolic synchronicity in normal subjects by tissue Doppler echocardiography and the effects of age and heart rate
    Cheuk Man Yu
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Echocardiography 20:19-27. 2003
    ..This study examined inter- and intraventricular synchronicity in systole and diastole by tissue Doppler imaging (TDI), and investigated if these parameters and the regional velocities were affected by age and heart rate...
  34. ncbi request reprint Tissue Doppler imaging is superior to strain rate imaging and postsystolic shortening on the prediction of reverse remodeling in both ischemic and nonischemic heart failure after cardiac resynchronization therapy
    Cheuk Man Yu
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, N T, Hong Kong
    Circulation 110:66-73. 2004
    ....
  35. ncbi request reprint New insight into left ventricular reverse remodeling after biventricular pacing therapy for heart failure
    Cheuk Man Yu
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Congest Heart Fail 9:279-83; quiz 284-5. 2003
    ..During biventricular pacing, all the segments were homogenously delayed resulting in a late, albeit synchronous, systolic contraction...
  36. ncbi request reprint Effect of a cardiac rehabilitation program on left ventricular diastolic function and its relationship to exercise capacity in patients with coronary heart disease: experience from a randomized, controlled study
    Cheuk Man Yu
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Am Heart J 147:e24. 2004
    ..However, the effect of a CRPP on systolic function of the heart is controversial, and no data exists on diastolic function in CHD. A randomized, controlled study was conducted to address these issues...
  37. ncbi request reprint Normalization of renal aquaporin-2 water channel expression by fosinopril, valsartan, and combination therapy in congestive heart failure: a new mechanism of action
    Cheuk Man Yu
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    J Mol Cell Cardiol 36:445-53. 2004
    ..There was no observed cardiac AQP2 expression in all the study groups. Treatment with Fos, Val, or combination therapy was effective in preventing the upregulation of renal AQP2 gene and protein expressions in CHF rats caused by AMI...
  38. ncbi request reprint Predictors of left ventricular reverse remodeling after cardiac resynchronization therapy for heart failure secondary to idiopathic dilated or ischemic cardiomyopathy
    Cheuk Man Yu
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Am J Cardiol 91:684-8. 2003
    ..Direct assessment of systolic synchronicity by tissue Doppler imaging is highly accurate in predicting responders to therapy...
  39. ncbi request reprint Long-term changes in exercise capacity, quality of life, body anthropometry, and lipid profiles after a cardiac rehabilitation program in obese patients with coronary heart disease
    Cheuk Man Yu
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    Am J Cardiol 91:321-5. 2003
  40. ncbi request reprint Predictors of response to cardiac resynchronization therapy (PROSPECT)--study design
    Cheuk Man Yu
    Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Am Heart J 149:600-5. 2005
    ..Adoption of these criteria for CRT results in a favorable response in only two thirds of candidates...
  41. ncbi request reprint Effect of age and heart rate on atrial mechanical function assessed by Doppler tissue imaging in healthy individuals
    Qing Zhang
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 19:422-8. 2006
    ..The potential usefulness of Doppler tissue imaging (DTI) to assess atrial mechanical function in cardiac disease has been demonstrated. However, there are few reports on normal values of atrial function by DTI analysis...
  42. ncbi request reprint Effects of cardiac resynchronization therapy on incidence of atrial fibrillation in patients with poor left ventricular systolic function
    Jeffrey Wing Hong Fung
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, SAR, China
    Am J Cardiol 96:728-31. 2005
    ..The findings suggest that patients with CRT had a significantly lower incidence of AF than controls. Further studies to establish the role of CRT in preventing AF and its mechanisms are warranted...
  43. ncbi request reprint Improvement of serum NT-ProBNP predicts improvement in cardiac function and favorable prognosis after cardiac resynchronization therapy for heart failure
    Cheuk Man Yu
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Division of Cardiology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
    J Card Fail 11:S42-6. 2005
    ..Because natriuretic peptides are relevant markers to reflect the severity of heart failure and filling pressure of cardiac chambers, it may be helpful to assess the efficacy of CRT...
  44. ncbi request reprint Comparison of angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor alone and in combination with irbesartan for the treatment of heart failure
    Leo Chi Chiu Kum
    Division of Cardiology, SH Ho Cardiovascular and Stroke Centre, Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Int J Cardiol 125:16-21. 2008
    ..Some, but not all, angiotensin receptor blocker (ARB) was demonstrated to be effective as "add-on" therapy. We investigated whether irbesartan is useful as an add-on therapy in CHF...
  45. ncbi request reprint Left ventricular systolic asynchrony after acute myocardial infarction in patients with narrow QRS complexes
    Yan Zhang
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, NT, Hong Kong SAR
    Am Heart J 149:497-503. 2005
    ....
  46. ncbi request reprint Tissue Doppler imaging provides incremental prognostic value in patients with systemic hypertension and left ventricular hypertrophy
    Mei Wang
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, The Chinese University Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Hong Kong SAR, China
    J Hypertens 23:183-91. 2005
    ..We sought to determine the prognostic value of left ventricular (LV) mitral annular velocities measured by tissue Doppler imaging (TDI) in hypertensive patients with echocardiographic evidence of LV hypertrophy...
  47. ncbi request reprint Comparison of acute changes in left ventricular volume, systolic and diastolic functions, and intraventricular synchronicity after biventricular and right ventricular pacing for heart failure
    Cheuk Man Yu
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Am Heart J 145:E18. 2003
    ....
  48. ncbi request reprint Strain rate imaging differentiates transmural from non-transmural myocardial infarction: a validation study using delayed-enhancement magnetic resonance imaging
    Yan Zhang
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, SAR
    J Am Coll Cardiol 46:864-71. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to determine if strain rate imaging (SRI) correlates with the transmural extent of myocardial infarction (MI) measured by contrast-enhanced magnetic resonance imaging (Ce-MRI)...
  49. doi request reprint Atrial dysfunction and interatrial dyssynchrony predict atrial high rate episodes: insight into the distinct effects of right atrial appendage pacing
    Jun Min Xie
    Institute of Vascular Medicine and Division of Cardiology, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, People s Republic of China
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 23:384-90. 2012
    ..This study aimed to investigate if RA appendage pacing can induce intra- and interatrial dyssynchrony and if atrial dysfunction and dyssynchrony can predict atrial high rate episodes (AHREs) in the first year after pacing...
  50. doi request reprint Deleterious effect of right ventricular apical pacing on left ventricular diastolic function and the impact of pre-existing diastolic disease
    Fang Fang
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital and Li Ka Shing Institute of Health and Sciences, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Eur Heart J 32:1891-9. 2011
    ..Right ventricular apex (RVA) pacing may have deleterious effects on left ventricular (LV) systolic function, but its impact on LV diastolic function has not been explored...
  51. doi request reprint Improvement of left atrial function is associated with lower incidence of atrial fibrillation and mortality after cardiac resynchronization therapy
    Jeffrey W H Fung
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Heart Rhythm 5:780-6. 2008
    ..Left atrial (LA) volume is a predictor of cardiovascular events in patients with heart failure. Improvement of LA function and reverse remodeling was observed after cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT)...
  52. ncbi request reprint The Pacing to Avoid Cardiac Enlargement (PACE) trial: clinical background, rationale, design, and implementation
    Jeffrey Wing Hong Fung
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 18:735-9. 2007
    ..However, the optimal pacing mode and site(s) for patients with normal LV systolic function remain controversial...
  53. ncbi request reprint Progression of systolic abnormalities in patients with "isolated" diastolic heart failure and diastolic dysfunction
    Cheuk Man Yu
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Queen Mary Hospital, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Circulation 105:1195-201. 2002
    ..The use of ejection fraction (EF) of 50% as the cutoff point may not be adequate to address such a task. We believe that systolic dysfunction is common in DHF...
  54. ncbi request reprint Independent and incremental prognostic value of early mitral annulus velocity in patients with impaired left ventricular systolic function
    Mei Wang
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Hong Kong SAR, China
    J Am Coll Cardiol 45:272-7. 2005
    ..This study sought to investigate the incremental prognostic value of non-invasive measures of early myocardial relaxation and left ventricular diastolic pressure (LVDP) in patients with impaired left ventricular (LV) systolic function...
  55. doi request reprint Different determinants of improvement of early and late systolic mitral regurgitation contributed after cardiac resynchronization therapy
    Yu Jia Liang
    Institute of Vascular Medicine, Li Ka Shing Institute of Health and Sciences, Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 23:1160-7. 2010
    ..The aims of this study were to examine the impact of CRT on the phasic changes of MR (early vs late systole) and to explore the mechanisms of such changes...
  56. doi request reprint Left ventricular systolic dyssynchrony is a predictor of cardiac remodeling after myocardial infarction
    Yan Zhang
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, PR China
    Am Heart J 156:1124-32. 2008
    ..We sought to determine whether early assessment of left ventricular (LV) dyssynchrony by tissue Doppler imaging may predict progressive ventricular enlargement and cardiac dysfunction after acute myocardial infarction (MI)...
  57. ncbi request reprint Differential change in left ventricular mass and regional wall thickness after cardiac resynchronization therapy for heart failure
    Qing Zhang
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, SH Ho Cardiovascular and Stroke Centre, Institute of Vascular Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, NT
    Eur Heart J 27:1423-30. 2006
    ..This study investigated whether left ventricular (LV) reverse remodelling after CRT has any structural benefit, which include the improvement of LV mass or regional wall thickness...
  58. ncbi request reprint Aldosterone receptor antagonism induces reverse remodeling when added to angiotensin receptor blockade in chronic heart failure
    Anna K Y Chan
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    J Am Coll Cardiol 50:591-6. 2007
    ..The objective of this study was to determine if adding spironolactone to an angiotensin II receptor blocker improves left ventricular (LV) function, mass, and volumes in chronic heart failure...
  59. ncbi request reprint N-terminal pro-brain natriuretic peptide: an independent risk predictor of cardiovascular congestion, mortality, and adverse cardiovascular outcomes in chronic peritoneal dialysis patients
    Angela Yee Moon Wang
    Department of Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    J Am Soc Nephrol 18:321-30. 2007
    ....
  60. ncbi request reprint Prognostic value of cardiac troponin T is independent of inflammation, residual renal function, and cardiac hypertrophy and dysfunction in peritoneal dialysis patients
    Angela Yee Moon Wang
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin New Territories, Hong Kong
    Clin Chem 53:882-9. 2007
    ..We investigated whether cardiac troponin T (cTnT) independently predicted outcome and added prognostic value over other clinical risk predictors in chronic peritoneal dialysis (PD) with end-stage renal disease...
  61. pmc Effect of left ventricular endocardial activation pattern on echocardiographic and clinical response to cardiac resynchronization therapy
    Jeffrey W H Fung
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, SAR, China
    Heart 93:432-7. 2007
    ..To explore the left ventricular (LV) electrical activation pattern in heart failure (HF) and its implication to cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT)...
  62. doi request reprint Incremental value of global systolic dyssynchrony in determining the occurrence of functional mitral regurgitation in patients with left ventricular systolic dysfunction
    Yu Jia Liang
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, NT, Hong Kong SAR, Peoples Republic of China
    Eur Heart J 34:767-74. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the contribution of left ventricular (LV) systolic dyssynchrony to functional mitral regurgitation (MR)...
  63. doi request reprint Serum soluble receptor for advanced glycation end products levels and aortic augmentation index in early rheumatoid arthritis--a prospective study
    Lai Shan Tam
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, The Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Semin Arthritis Rheum 42:333-45. 2013
    ....
  64. doi request reprint The value of admission HbA(1c) level in diabetic patients with acute coronary syndrome
    Chi Yuen Chan
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Hong Kong, China
    Clin Cardiol 34:507-12. 2011
    ..However, the prognostic value of diabetic control (ie, hemoglobin A(1c) levels) in patients with ACS is still undefined...
  65. ncbi request reprint Assessment of the effect of cardiac resynchronization therapy on intraventricular mechanical synchronicity by regional volumetric changes
    Qing Zhang
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, N T, China
    Am J Cardiol 95:126-9. 2005
    ..Further studies are needed to explore whether this novel method can be used to select suitable candidates for CRT and to predict a favorable response...
  66. doi request reprint Biventricular pacing is superior to right ventricular pacing in bradycardia patients with preserved systolic function: 2-year results of the PACE trial
    Joseph Yat Sun Chan
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, Institute of Vascular Medicine, Li Ka Shing Institute of Health and Sciences, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Eur Heart J 32:2533-40. 2011
    ..In the current analysis, we report the results at extended 2-year follow-up for changes in LV function and remodelling...
  67. doi request reprint LV mechanical dyssynchrony in heart failure with preserved ejection fraction complicating acute coronary syndrome
    Alex Pui Wai Lee
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong
    JACC Cardiovasc Imaging 4:348-57. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the role of left ventricular (LV) mechanical dyssynchrony in heart failure with preserved ejection fraction (HFPEF) complicating acute coronary syndrome (ACS)...
  68. doi request reprint A novel anti-fibrotic agent, baicalein, for the treatment of myocardial fibrosis in spontaneously hypertensive rats
    Ebenezer K C Kong
    Institute of Vascular Medicine, Li Ka Shing Institute of Health Sciences, Hong Kong
    Eur J Pharmacol 658:175-81. 2011
    ..The present results show for the first time that baicalein can inhibit cardiac fibrosis in hypertensive rats...
  69. ncbi request reprint The role of repeating optimization of atrioventricular interval during interim and long-term follow-up after cardiac resynchronization therapy
    Qing Zhang
    Division of Cardiology, S H Ho Cardiovascular and Stroke Centre, Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, N T, Hong Kong
    Int J Cardiol 124:211-7. 2008
    ..Optimization of atrioventricular interval (AVI) is a cardinal component for the benefits. However, it is unknown if the AVI needs to be re-optimized during long-term follow-up...
  70. doi request reprint Prevalence and determinants of left ventricular systolic dyssynchrony in patients with normal ejection fraction received right ventricular apical pacing: a real-time three-dimensional echocardiographic study
    Fang Fang
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Institute of Vascular Medicine, SH Ho Cardiovascular and Stroke Centre, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Hong Kong, China
    Eur J Echocardiogr 11:109-18. 2010
    ..This study examined the prevalence and predictors of RVA pacing-induced systolic dyssynchrony by real-time three-dimensional echocardiography (RT3DE), and evaluated its impact on left ventricular (LV) function...
  71. doi request reprint Left atrial remodeling and reduced atrial pump function after chronic right ventricular apical pacing in patients with preserved ejection fraction
    Jun Min Xie
    Institute of Vascular Medicine and Division of Cardiology, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    Int J Cardiol 157:364-9. 2012
    ..This prospective study was to examine the impact of right ventricular apical (RVA) pacing on atrial remodeling and function...
  72. doi request reprint High prevalence of subclinical left ventricular dysfunction in patients with psoriatic arthritis
    Qing Shang
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    J Rheumatol 38:1363-70. 2011
    ..The aims of our study were to determine the prevalence of subclinical left ventricular (LV) dysfunction in PsA patients and the disease-related risk factors...
  73. doi request reprint Left atrial function assessed by tissue doppler imaging as a new predictor of cardiac events after non-ST-elevation acute coronary syndrome
    Yong Tai Liu
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Department of Cardiology, West China Hospital, Sichuan University, Chengdu, Sichuan, China
    Echocardiography 29:785-92. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to assess whether left atrium (LA) function has additional predictive value for the prognosis of NSTE-ACS patients, especially when assessed by tissue Doppler imaging (TDI)...
  74. doi request reprint Left ventricular systolic and diastolic dyssynchrony in coronary artery disease with preserved ejection fraction
    Pui Wai Lee
    Li Ka Shing Institute of Health and Sciences, Institute of Vascular Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Hong Kong, China
    Clin Sci (Lond) 116:521-9. 2009
    ..In addition, mechanical dyssynchrony occurred in CAD patients without prior MI and narrow QRS complexes...
  75. ncbi request reprint Implantable cardiac resynchronization therapy devices to monitor heart failure clinical status
    Jeffrey Wing Hong Fung
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Curr Heart Fail Rep 4:48-52. 2007
    ..This review will focus on the prognostic and predictive values of heart failure status monitoring provided by these devices...
  76. doi request reprint A novel multi-layer approach of measuring myocardial strain and torsion by 2D speckle tracking imaging in normal subjects and patients with heart diseases
    Qing Zhang
    Li Ka Shing Institute of Health Sciences, Institute of Vascular Medicine and Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Int J Cardiol 147:32-7. 2011
    ..This study adopted a new multi-layer approach of measuring myocardial deformation by two-dimensional (2D) speckle tracking imaging to examine whether a transmural gradient exists in normal subjects and cardiac diseases...
  77. doi request reprint Albumin levels predict survival in patients with heart failure and preserved ejection fraction
    Ming Liu
    Institute of Vascular Medicine and Division of Cardiology, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, Shatin, N T, Hong Kong
    Eur J Heart Fail 14:39-44. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the effect of serum albumin level on survival in patients with HFPEF...
  78. doi request reprint Acute effects of right ventricular apical pacing on left atrial remodeling and function
    Jun Min Xie
    Institute of Vascular Medicine and Division of Cardiology, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, People s Republic of China
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 35:856-62. 2012
    ..The acute effects of right ventricular apical (RVA) pacing on left atrial (LA) function in patients with normal ejection fraction are not clear...
  79. doi request reprint Prevalence and determinants of incomplete right atrial reverse remodeling after device closure of atrial septal defects
    Fang Fang
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    Am J Cardiol 108:114-9. 2011
    ..64, p <0.01). In conclusion, incomplete RAR occurred in >1/2 of the adult patients at 3 months after ASD device closure and was related to excessive preclosure RA dilation...
  80. doi request reprint Incremental prognostic value of combining left ventricular lead position and systolic dyssynchrony in predicting long-term survival after cardiac resynchronization therapy
    Qing Zhang
    Li Ka Shing Institute of Health and Sciences, Institute of Vascular Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Hong Kong, China
    Clin Sci (Lond) 117:397-404. 2009
    ..232-0.844); P=0.013]. In conclusion, the placement of the LV lead at a PL position provides additional value to baseline dyssynchrony in predicting a lower all-cause and cardiovascular mortality during long-term follow-up after CRT...
  81. ncbi request reprint Leveraging cardiac resynchronization therapy devices to monitor patients with heart failure
    Jeffrey Wing Hong Fung
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Curr Heart Fail Rep 5:44-50. 2008
    ..An ongoing randomized controlled clinical trial is expected to clarify the role of the device-based pulmonary fluid index in the management of heart failure...
  82. ncbi request reprint Atrial strain rate echocardiography can predict success or failure of cardioversion for atrial fibrillation: a combined transthoracic tissue Doppler and transoesophageal imaging study
    Tian Wang
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Hong Kong, SAR, China
    Int J Cardiol 114:202-9. 2007
    ....
  83. doi request reprint Diverse patterns of longitudinal and radial dyssynchrony in patients with advanced systolic heart failure
    Qing Zhang
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital and Institute of Vascular Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    Heart 97:574-8. 2011
    ..Little is known about the impact of QRS duration and aetiology of heart failure on the pattern of left ventricular long- and short-axis dyssynchrony...
  84. ncbi request reprint Early left ventricular lead dislodgement related to hyperpnea respiration
    Joseph Y S Chan
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 29:425-6. 2006
    ..We report a 30-year-old lady with possible left ventricular lead dislodgement related to hyperpnea respiration...
  85. doi request reprint Impact of reduction in early- and late-systolic functional mitral regurgitation on reverse remodelling after cardiac resynchronization therapy
    Yu Jia Liang
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Li Ka Shing Institute of Health Sciences, Institute of Vascular Medicine, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, N T, Hong Kong
    Eur Heart J 31:2359-68. 2010
    ..To examine whether the presence of pre-pacing functional mitral regurgitation (MR) and its improvement would affect the extent of left ventricular (LV) reverse remodelling after cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT)...
  86. doi request reprint Effect of left ventricular lead concordance to the delayed contraction segment on echocardiographic and clinical outcomes after cardiac resynchronization therapy
    Jeffrey W H Fung
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 20:530-5. 2009
    ..The optimal left ventricular (LV) pacing site for cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT) is unclear. The current study aims to explore the clinical significance of LV lead concordance to delayed contraction segment in CRT...
  87. doi request reprint Validating the Type D personality construct in Chinese patients with coronary heart disease
    Doris S F Yu
    The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    J Psychosom Res 69:111-8. 2010
    ..We examined the (a) validity of the Type D construct and its assessment with the DS14 scale in the Chinese culture, (b) prevalence of Type D, and (c) gender vs. Type D discrepancies in depression/anxiety, among Chinese patients with CHD...
  88. doi request reprint Difference in prevalence and pattern of mechanical dyssynchrony in left bundle branch block occurring in right ventricular apical pacing versus systolic heart failure
    Qing Zhang
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Am Heart J 156:989-95. 2008
    ....
  89. ncbi request reprint Preliminary results with percutaneous transcatheter microwave ablation of typical atrial flutter
    Joseph Yat Sun Chan
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 18:286-9. 2007
    ..Therefore, we studied the safety and efficacy of linear microwave ablation of the cavotricuspid isthmus (CTI) in humans with typical atrial flutter, utilizing a 2-cm long microwave antenna mounted on a steerable 9-French catheter...
  90. doi request reprint Multicenter clinical experience with an atrial lead designed to minimize far-field R-wave sensing
    Jeffrey W H Fung
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, People s Republic of China
    Europace 11:618-24. 2009
    ..To evaluate a novel atrial lead designed to reduce far-field sensing...
  91. doi request reprint Increased circulating inflammatory proteins predict a worse prognosis with valvular calcification in end-stage renal disease: a prospective cohort study
    Angela Yee Moon Wang
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, New Territories, Hong Kong, SAR, China
    Am J Nephrol 28:647-53. 2008
    ..It remains unknown whether inflammation may predict a worse prognosis with valvular calcification (VC) in end-stage renal disease (ESRD) patients...
  92. doi request reprint Resting global and regional left ventricular contractility in patients with heart failure and normal ejection fraction: insights from speckle-tracking echocardiography
    Gabriel Wai Kwok Yip
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Hong Kong, Peoples Republic of China
    Heart 97:287-94. 2011
    ....
  93. ncbi request reprint Prolongation of atrial effective refractory period with biatrial nonexcitatory stimulation
    Joseph Y S Chan
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, China
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 16:853-7. 2005
    ..Whether the effect of this nonexcitatory stimulation (NE) is confined only to its application site is unknown...
  94. doi request reprint Assessing HRQL among Chinese patients with coronary heart disease: angina, myocardial infarction and heart failure
    Doris S F Yu
    Rm 729, Esther Lee Building, Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, and The Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, New Territories, Hong Kong
    Int J Cardiol 131:384-94. 2009
    ..To perform a psychometric evaluation of the Myocardial Infarction Dimensional Assessment Scale (MIDAS) in Chinese patients with coronary heart disease...
  95. pmc TGF-β/Smad3 signaling promotes renal fibrosis by inhibiting miR-29
    Wei Qin
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, and Li Ka Shing Institute of Health Sciences, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, NT, Hong Kong, China
    J Am Soc Nephrol 22:1462-74. 2011
    ..In conclusion, miR-29 is a downstream inhibitor of TGF-β/Smad3-mediated fibrosis and may have therapeutic potential for diseases involving fibrosis...
  96. ncbi request reprint Two different cycle lengths during left ventricular pacing: what is the mechanism?
    Joseph Y Chan
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 17:685-6. 2006
  97. ncbi request reprint Improvement of biventricular function after transcatheter closure of atrial septal defect: a case report
    Yat Yin Lam
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Division of Cardiology, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, N T, Hong Kong
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 68:775-7. 2006
    ..Cardiac magnetic resonance imaging performed 3 months after transcatheter ASD closure demonstrated marked improvement in biventricular systolic function...
  98. doi request reprint Retrograde chronic total occlusion intervention: tips and tricks
    Eugene B Wu
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, People s Republic of China
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 72:806-14. 2008
    ..We hope that many others would find rewardingly successful cases of retrograde approach CTO percutaneous coronary intervention, as in our experience...
  99. doi request reprint Subclinical carotid atherosclerosis in patients with psoriatic arthritis
    Lai Shan Tam
    The Prince of Wales Hospital and The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    Arthritis Rheum 59:1322-31. 2008
    ..To examine the prevalence of subclinical atherosclerosis in patients with psoriatic arthritis (PsA) compared with healthy controls, and to identify clinical and biologic markers for atherosclerotic disease in this patient population...
  100. doi request reprint Approaching regional left atrial function by tissue Doppler velocity and strain imaging
    Qing Zhang
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, SH Ho Cardiovascular and Stroke Centre, Institute of Vascular Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin N T, Hong Kong, Peoples Republic of China
    Europace 10:iii62-9. 2008
    ....
  101. ncbi request reprint A new technique for the transvenous implantation of the over-the-wire left ventricular pacing lead in a patient with heart failure
    Cheuk Man Yu
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Queen Mary Hospital, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, People s Republic of China
    J Interv Card Electrophysiol 7:189-91. 2002
    ..This may help to reduce the implant failure rate and avoid other more invasive means of LV lead implantation...