Rajan Sharma

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Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular disease in end stage renal disease
    R Sharma
    Department of Cardiology, Southampton University Hospital, Southampton, UK
    Minerva Urol Nefrol 58:117-31. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint The detection of myocardial ischemia in end-stage renal disease
    Rajan Sharma
    Ealing Hospital NHS Trust, Uxbridge Road Southal, Middlesex UB1 3HW UK
    Curr Opin Investig Drugs 8:232-6. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Mitral annular calcification predicts mortality and coronary artery disease in end stage renal disease
    Rajan Sharma
    Department of Cardiology, St George s Hospital, London, United Kingdom
    Atherosclerosis 191:348-54. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of ischaemia-modified albumin as a marker of myocardial ischaemia in end-stage renal disease
    Rajan Sharma
    Department of Cardiology, St George s Hospital, Cranmer Terrace, London, UK
    Clin Sci (Lond) 113:25-32. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Acute thrombosis of a prosthetic mitral valve: a lesson in anticoagulation
    Rajan Sharma
    Department of Cardiology, Southampton University Hospital, Southampton, United Kingdom
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 20:1010.e7-9. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint The evaluation of real-time 3-dimensional transthoracic echocardiography for the preoperative functional assessment of patients with mitral valve prolapse: a comparison with 2-dimensional transesophageal echocardiography
    Rajan Sharma
    Cardiothoracic Department, Southampton University Hospital, Southampton, United Kingdom
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 20:934-40. 2007
  7. pmc Percutaneous aspiration of a pericardial cyst: an acceptable treatment for a rare disorder
    R Sharma
    Heart 93:22. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Left ventricular outflow tract obstruction caused by accessory mitral valve tissue
    Rajan Sharma
    Department of Cardiology, St Georges Hospital, London, United Kingdom
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 19:354.e5-354.e8. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Mitral peak Doppler E-wave to peak mitral annulus velocity ratio is an accurate estimate of left ventricular filling pressure and predicts mortality in end-stage renal disease
    Rajan Sharma
    Department of Cardiology, Chemical Pathology, St George s Hospital, London, United Kingdom
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 19:266-73. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Dobutamine stress echocardiography and the resting but not exercise electrocardiograph predict severe coronary artery disease in renal transplant candidates
    Rajan Sharma
    Department of Cardiology, E Level East Wing, Mailpoint 46, Southampton General Hospital, Tremona Road, Southampton SO16 6YD, UK
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 20:2207-14. 2005

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Publications29

  1. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular disease in end stage renal disease
    R Sharma
    Department of Cardiology, Southampton University Hospital, Southampton, UK
    Minerva Urol Nefrol 58:117-31. 2006
    ..At present, the treatment of high-risk patients is largely based on data from the general population and observational studies of patients with ESRD...
  2. ncbi request reprint The detection of myocardial ischemia in end-stage renal disease
    Rajan Sharma
    Ealing Hospital NHS Trust, Uxbridge Road Southal, Middlesex UB1 3HW UK
    Curr Opin Investig Drugs 8:232-6. 2007
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Mitral annular calcification predicts mortality and coronary artery disease in end stage renal disease
    Rajan Sharma
    Department of Cardiology, St George s Hospital, London, United Kingdom
    Atherosclerosis 191:348-54. 2007
    ..We sought to determine whether mitral annular calcification (MAC) predicts mortality and cardiac disease in a group of renal transplant candidates...
  4. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of ischaemia-modified albumin as a marker of myocardial ischaemia in end-stage renal disease
    Rajan Sharma
    Department of Cardiology, St George s Hospital, Cranmer Terrace, London, UK
    Clin Sci (Lond) 113:25-32. 2007
    ..02). In conclusion, IMA is a moderately accurate marker of myocardial ischaemia in ESRD. Patients with an increase in IMA > or = 20 kU/l during DSE had significantly worse survival...
  5. ncbi request reprint Acute thrombosis of a prosthetic mitral valve: a lesson in anticoagulation
    Rajan Sharma
    Department of Cardiology, Southampton University Hospital, Southampton, United Kingdom
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 20:1010.e7-9. 2007
    ..We review the current guidelines for anticoagulation of prosthetic heart valves and discuss potential treatment options if adequate anticoagulation is not achieved by oral anticoagulant alone...
  6. ncbi request reprint The evaluation of real-time 3-dimensional transthoracic echocardiography for the preoperative functional assessment of patients with mitral valve prolapse: a comparison with 2-dimensional transesophageal echocardiography
    Rajan Sharma
    Cardiothoracic Department, Southampton University Hospital, Southampton, United Kingdom
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 20:934-40. 2007
    ....
  7. pmc Percutaneous aspiration of a pericardial cyst: an acceptable treatment for a rare disorder
    R Sharma
    Heart 93:22. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Left ventricular outflow tract obstruction caused by accessory mitral valve tissue
    Rajan Sharma
    Department of Cardiology, St Georges Hospital, London, United Kingdom
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 19:354.e5-354.e8. 2006
    ..The case illustrates the importance of transthoracic and transesophageal echocardiography in the diagnosis and preoperative evaluation of this rare but treatable cause of subaortic valve obstruction...
  9. ncbi request reprint Mitral peak Doppler E-wave to peak mitral annulus velocity ratio is an accurate estimate of left ventricular filling pressure and predicts mortality in end-stage renal disease
    Rajan Sharma
    Department of Cardiology, Chemical Pathology, St George s Hospital, London, United Kingdom
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 19:266-73. 2006
    ..The study aimed to assess whether the mitral peak Doppler E-wave to peak mitral annulus velocity ratio (E/Ea) estimates left ventricular (LV) filling pressure (LVFP) and predicts mortality in end-stage renal disease...
  10. ncbi request reprint Dobutamine stress echocardiography and the resting but not exercise electrocardiograph predict severe coronary artery disease in renal transplant candidates
    Rajan Sharma
    Department of Cardiology, E Level East Wing, Mailpoint 46, Southampton General Hospital, Tremona Road, Southampton SO16 6YD, UK
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 20:2207-14. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to identify non-invasive predictors of severe CAD in a group of renal transplant candidates...
  11. pmc Cardiac structural and functional abnormalities in end stage renal disease patients with elevated cardiac troponin T
    R Sharma
    Department of Cardiology, St George s Hospital, London, UK
    Heart 92:804-9. 2006
    ..To identify in a prospective observational study the cardiac structural and functional abnormalities and mortality in patients with end stage renal disease (ESRD) with a raised cardiac troponin T (cTnT) concentration...
  12. ncbi request reprint Dynamic left ventricular obstruction: a potential cause of angina in end stage renal disease
    Rajan Sharma
    Department of Cardiology, St George s Hospital, London, United Kingdom
    Int J Cardiol 112:295-301. 2006
    ..Symptoms are often attributed to systolic and diastolic dysfunction, arrhythmia or microvascular disease. This study proposes another potential cause for angina in renal failure, namely dynamic left ventricular obstruction (LVO)...
  13. ncbi request reprint Ischemia-modified albumin predicts mortality in ESRD
    Rajan Sharma
    Department of Cardiology, St George s Hospital, London, UK
    Am J Kidney Dis 47:493-502. 2006
    ..The primary study aim is to determine whether ischemia-modified albumin (IMA) levels predict mortality in patients with end-stage renal disease (ESRD). The secondary aim is to determine characteristics of patients with elevated IMA levels...
  14. doi request reprint The diagnostic and prognostic value of tissue Doppler imaging during dobutamine stress echocardiography in end-stage renal disease
    Rajan Sharma
    Cardiology Department, Ealing Hospital NHS Trust, Middlesex, UK
    Coron Artery Dis 20:230-7. 2009
    ..To determine whether a quantitative measurement of peak systolic velocity (PSV) during dobutamine stress echocardiography (DSE) detects severe coronary artery disease (CAD) and predicts mortality in patients with end-stage renal disease...
  15. pmc Echocardiography-based score to predict outcome after renal transplantation
    Rajan Sharma
    Departments of Cardiology and Renal Medicine, St George s Hospital, London, UK
    Heart 93:464-9. 2007
    ..Given the high cardiac mortality of renal transplant recipients, identification of high-risk patients is important to offer appropriate treatment before transplantation...
  16. doi request reprint Screening for cardiovascular disease in patients with advanced chronic kidney disease
    Rajan Sharma
    Department of Cardiology, Ealing Hospital NHS Trust, London, UK
    J Ren Care 36:68-75. 2010
    ..At present, there is not an optimal technique for predicting sudden cardiac death in this patient group. Ultimately, the choice of cardiac test will always be determined by patient preference, local expertise and availability...
  17. doi request reprint Echocardiographic abnormalities in patients on kidney transplant waiting list
    Sofia G Rocha
    Renal and Transplantation Unit, St George s Hospital, University of London, London, UK
    J Nephrol 25:1119-25. 2012
    ..Little is known regarding progression of these abnormalities in patients awaiting kidney transplantation...
  18. pmc Stress echocardiogaphy: a useful test for assessing cardiac risk in diabetes
    Rajan Sharma
    Ealing Hospital, London, UK
    Vasc Health Risk Manag 5:1-7. 2009
    ..The role of advanced imaging modalites such as myocardial contrast agents and tissue Doppler imaging is also explored...
  19. ncbi request reprint Native aortic valve regurgitation: transcatheter therapeutic options
    David Roy
    Department of Cardiology, St George s Healthcare NHS Trust, London, United Kingdom
    EuroIntervention 9:S55-62. 2013
    ..Of interest are certain new TAVI devices with design features which may make them better suited to the treatment of NAVR patients. ..
  20. doi request reprint Clinical significance of electrocardiographic right ventricular hypertrophy in athletes: comparison with arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy and pulmonary hypertension
    Abbas Zaidi
    Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, St George s University of London SGUL, Cranmer Terrace, SW17 0RE London, UK
    Eur Heart J 34:3649-56. 2013
    ..The study objective was to determine the clinical significance of electrocardiographic right ventricular hypertrophy (RVH) in athletes...
  21. doi request reprint First-in-man assessment of a dedicated guidewire for transcatheter aortic valve implantation
    David A Roy
    Department of Cardiology and Cardiothoracic Surgery, St George s Hospital, Blackshaw Road, London, United Kingdom
    EuroIntervention 8:1019-25. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the safety and performance of a specifically designed, dedicated TAVI guidewire...
  22. ncbi request reprint Echocardiographic surveillance of aortic valve stenosis: towards a standardized approach
    Abbas Zaidi
    Department of Cardiovascular Sciences, St George s, University of London, London, UK
    J Heart Valve Dis 21:707-13. 2012
    ..An additional aim was to document AS progression patterns in a contemporary British population, for which few data currently exist...
  23. doi request reprint Physiological right ventricular adaptation in elite athletes of African and Afro-Caribbean origin
    Abbas Zaidi
    St George s University of London, London, United Kingdom
    Circulation 127:1783-92. 2013
    ..Right ventricular (RV) remodeling has not been characterized in BAs, although the issue is pertinent because BAs commonly exhibit ECG anomalies that resemble arrhythmogenic RV cardiomyopathy...
  24. ncbi request reprint Ischemia-modified albumin concentrations in patients with peripheral vascular disease and exercise-induced skeletal muscle ischemia
    Debashis Roy
    Department of Cardiological Sciences, St George s Hospital Medical School, London, UK
    Clin Chem 50:1656-60. 2004
    ..Ischemia-modified albumin (IMA) is a new marker of myocardial ischemia, there is concern that IMA concentrations may be affected by ischemia occurring in tissues other than the myocardium...
  25. ncbi request reprint Multiple coronary to left ventricular fistulae
    Nalyaka Sambu
    Department of Cardiology, Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust, Castle Lane East, Bournemouth, Dorset BH7 7DW, UK
    Eur J Echocardiogr 10:352. 2009
    ..The net result is inducible ischaemia. In this case, the patient was intolerant of all beta blockers due to asthma and calcium channel antagonists were found to be ineffective. Ivabradine resulted in symptomatic improvement...
  26. ncbi request reprint Maternal cardiac function in early pregnancies with high uterine artery resistance
    F Prefumo
    Fetal Medicine Unit, Academic Department of Clinical Developmental Sciences, St George s Hospital, University of London, UK
    Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 29:58-64. 2007
    ..To compare the maternal cardiac function and serum concentration of cardiac troponin T (cTnT) and N-terminal pro-B-type natriuretic peptide (NT-proBNP) in first-trimester patients, according to uterine artery Doppler velocimetry (UADV)...
  27. ncbi request reprint Non-bacterial thrombotic endocarditis
    Sanjay Asopa
    Wessex Cardiac Centre, Southampton General Hospital, Southampton, United Kingdom
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 32:696-701. 2007
    ..NBTE is also difficult to manage and each case should be individually managed by identifying and treating the underlying pathology. Surgical intervention is not recommended unless the patient is in acute congestive failure...
  28. ncbi request reprint Dobutamine stress echocardiography and cardiac troponin T for the detection of significant coronary artery disease and predicting outcome in renal transplant candidates
    R Sharma
    Department of Cardiology, St George s Hospital, London, UK
    Eur J Echocardiogr 6:327-35. 2005
    ....
  29. pmc Tissue Doppler, strain, and strain rate echocardiography for the assessment of left and right systolic ventricular function
    D Pellerin
    The Heart Hospital, London, UK
    Heart 89:iii9-17. 2003
    ..This paper reviews the underlying principles of TDE, strain, and strain rate echocardiography and discusses currently available quantification tools and clinical applications...