Cheng Hon Yap

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Publications

  1. doi Age of transfused red cells and early outcomes after cardiac surgery
    Cheng Hon Yap
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Melbourne, St Vincent s Hospital Melbourne, Fitzroy, Victoria, Australia
    Ann Thorac Surg 86:554-9. 2008
  2. doi Short- and midterm outcomes of coronary artery bypass surgery performed by surgeons in training
    Cheng Hon Yap
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Victoria, Australia
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 137:1088-92. 2009
  3. doi Does prior percutaneous coronary intervention adversely affect early and mid-term survival after coronary artery surgery?
    Cheng Hon Yap
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Victoria, Australia
    JACC Cardiovasc Interv 2:758-64. 2009
  4. doi Training in mitral valve surgery need not affect early outcomes and midterm survival: a multicentre analysis
    William Y Shi
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Austin Hospital, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 40:826-33. 2011
  5. ncbi Anti-HLA antibodies after cryopreserved allograft valve implantation does not predict valve dysfunction at three-year follow up
    Cheng Hon Yap
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, St Vincent s Hospital, Melbourne, PO Box 2900, Fitzroy, VIC 3065, Australia
    J Heart Valve Dis 15:540-4. 2006
  6. ncbi Validation of the EuroSCORE model in Australia
    Cheng Hon Yap
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, St Vincent s Hospital Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 29:441-6; discussion 446. 2006
  7. doi Contemporary results show repeat coronary artery bypass grafting remains a risk factor for operative mortality
    Cheng Hon Yap
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Victoria, Australia
    Ann Thorac Surg 87:1386-91. 2009
  8. ncbi Does the addition of a radial artery graft improve survival after higher risk coronary artery bypass grafting? A propensity-score analysis of a multicentre database
    Philip A Hayward
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Austin Hospital, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 44:497-504; discussion 504-5. 2013
  9. ncbi Obesity and early complications after cardiac surgery
    Cheng Hon Yap
    St Vincent s Hospital, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Med J Aust 186:350-4. 2007
  10. doi An Australian risk prediction model for determining early mortality following aortic valve replacement
    Thathya V Ariyaratne
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, The Alfred Centre, 99 Commercial Road, Melbourne, VIC 3004, Australia
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 39:815-21. 2011

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Publications24

  1. doi Age of transfused red cells and early outcomes after cardiac surgery
    Cheng Hon Yap
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Melbourne, St Vincent s Hospital Melbourne, Fitzroy, Victoria, Australia
    Ann Thorac Surg 86:554-9. 2008
    ..The clinical significance of these changes in the cardiac surgical setting is unclear. This observational cohort study investigates the association between age of transfused RBC and early outcomes after cardiac surgery...
  2. doi Short- and midterm outcomes of coronary artery bypass surgery performed by surgeons in training
    Cheng Hon Yap
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Victoria, Australia
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 137:1088-92. 2009
    ..We aimed to study the results of coronary artery bypass grafting procedures performed by surgeons in training across our state with respect to short- and midterm postoperative outcomes...
  3. doi Does prior percutaneous coronary intervention adversely affect early and mid-term survival after coronary artery surgery?
    Cheng Hon Yap
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Victoria, Australia
    JACC Cardiovasc Interv 2:758-64. 2009
    ..To determine the association between previous percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) and results after coronary artery bypass graft surgery (CABG)...
  4. doi Training in mitral valve surgery need not affect early outcomes and midterm survival: a multicentre analysis
    William Y Shi
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Austin Hospital, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 40:826-33. 2011
    ..Mitral valve surgery may be regarded as less favourable for training, due to greater mortality risk, technical complexity, and difficulty for the supervisor to observe. We examined this perception by reviewing a multicentre experience...
  5. ncbi Anti-HLA antibodies after cryopreserved allograft valve implantation does not predict valve dysfunction at three-year follow up
    Cheng Hon Yap
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, St Vincent s Hospital, Melbourne, PO Box 2900, Fitzroy, VIC 3065, Australia
    J Heart Valve Dis 15:540-4. 2006
    ..As the cause of allograft heart valve degeneration is poorly understood, the study aim was to investigate the host antibody response to allograft valve implantation...
  6. ncbi Validation of the EuroSCORE model in Australia
    Cheng Hon Yap
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, St Vincent s Hospital Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 29:441-6; discussion 446. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the performance of the European System for Cardiac Operative Risk Evaluation (EuroSCORE) model on the Australasian Society of Cardiac and Thoracic Surgeons (ASCTS) patient database...
  7. doi Contemporary results show repeat coronary artery bypass grafting remains a risk factor for operative mortality
    Cheng Hon Yap
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Victoria, Australia
    Ann Thorac Surg 87:1386-91. 2009
    ..We assessed contemporary outcomes after redo CABG to determine if redo status is still a risk factor for early postoperative complications and midterm survival...
  8. ncbi Does the addition of a radial artery graft improve survival after higher risk coronary artery bypass grafting? A propensity-score analysis of a multicentre database
    Philip A Hayward
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Austin Hospital, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 44:497-504; discussion 504-5. 2013
    ..The use of the radial artery as a second arterial graft during coronary surgery has grown in popularity due to high patency and low harvest site complication rates. We sought to assess whether higher risk patients derive prognostic benefit...
  9. ncbi Obesity and early complications after cardiac surgery
    Cheng Hon Yap
    St Vincent s Hospital, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Med J Aust 186:350-4. 2007
    ..To assess the prevalence of obesity in patients undergoing coronary artery bypass grafting, heart valve surgery, or both procedures, and its association with postoperative outcomes...
  10. doi An Australian risk prediction model for determining early mortality following aortic valve replacement
    Thathya V Ariyaratne
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, The Alfred Centre, 99 Commercial Road, Melbourne, VIC 3004, Australia
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 39:815-21. 2011
    ..To develop a multivariable logistic risk model for predicting early mortality following aortic valve replacement (AVR) in adults, and to compare its performance against existing AVR-dedicated models...
  11. doi Impact of prosthesis--patient mismatch after mitral valve replacement: a multicentre analysis of early outcomes and mid-term survival
    William Y Shi
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Austin Hospital, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    Heart 97:1074-81. 2011
    ..It is uncertain whether PPM after mitral valve replacement impacts upon clinical outcome. This was examined in an Australian population...
  12. doi Quality control activities associated with registries in interventional cardiology and surgery
    Nick Andrianopoulos
    Centre of Cardiovascular Research and Education in Therapeutics, Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Heart Lung Circ 20:180-6. 2011
    ..To describe and outline audit and quality control activities of the multicentre interventional and cardiac surgery registry in Victoria as a potential model for a national registry...
  13. ncbi Prosthesis-patient mismatch is associated with higher operative mortality following aortic valve replacement
    Cheng Hon Yap
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, St Vincent s Hospital Melbourne, Fitzroy, Victoria 3065, Australia
    Heart Lung Circ 16:260-4. 2007
    ..We investigated if severe PPM is related to early morbidity and mortality after aortic valve replacement (AVR)...
  14. ncbi Validation of Euroscore model in an Australian patient population
    Cheng Hon Yap
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, St Vincent s Hospital in affiliation with Department of Surgery, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    ANZ J Surg 75:508-12. 2005
    ..The purpose of the present paper was to assess the performance of the European system for cardiac operative risk evaluation (EuroSCORE) model in an Australian adult cardiac surgical population...
  15. doi Cardiovascular readmissions and excess costs following percutaneous coronary intervention in patients with chronic kidney disease: data from a large multi-centre Australian registry
    Thathya V Ariyaratne
    Centre of Cardiovascular Research and Education in Therapeutics CCRE, Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine DEPM, Monash University, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Int J Cardiol 168:2783-90. 2013
    ..The present study compares the rates of cardiac-related hospitalisations and the associated direct costs, post-PCI in patients with and without CKD...
  16. ncbi Is there still a role for the classical Cox-Maze III?
    Cheng Hon Yap
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, St Vincent s Hospital Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    ANZ J Surg 76:351-5. 2006
    ..The classical Cox-Maze III is the gold standard therapy with a proven efficacy in curing AF. Our complete experience with this procedure is presented...
  17. doi Critical analysis of early and late outcomes after isolated coronary artery bypass surgery in elderly patients
    Akshat Saxena
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, St Vincent s Hospital, Melbourne, Fitzroy, Victoria, Australia
    Ann Thorac Surg 92:1703-11. 2011
    ..The proportion of elderly (≥80 years) patients undergoing coronary artery bypass surgery (CABG) is increasing...
  18. ncbi Effect of obesity on early morbidity and mortality following cardiac surgery
    Cheng Hon Yap
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, St Vincent s Hospital Melbourne, Fitzroy, VIC 3065, Australia
    Heart Lung Circ 16:31-6. 2007
    ..Obesity has been considered a major risk factor in patients undergoing cardiac and other major surgery...
  19. doi Progress towards a National Cardiac Procedure Database--development of the Australasian Society of Cardiac and Thoracic Surgeons (ASCTS) and Melbourne Interventional Group (MIG) registries
    William Chan
    Department of Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery, Alfred Hospital, Commercial Road, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Heart Lung Circ 20:10-8. 2011
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  20. ncbi Factors influencing late allograft valve failure
    Cheng Hon Yap
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, The University of Melbourne, St Vincent s Hospital Melbourne, 41 Victoria Parade Fitzroy VIC 3065, Australia
    Scand Cardiovasc J 38:325-33. 2004
    ..Unravelling the mechanisms of allograft valve failure may allow modification of the allograft to improve its long-term durability...
  21. ncbi Modification of the Cox-Maze III procedure using bipolar radiofrequency ablation
    Michael Yii
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, St Vincents Hospital Melbourne, 55 Victoria Parade, Fitzroy, VIC 3065, Australia
    Heart Lung Circ 16:37-49. 2007
    ..Initial results are encouraging. We present our surgical technique and early experience using BPRF modification of the Cox-Maze III procedure using the Medtronic Cardioblate BP system...
  22. ncbi Cumulative sum techniques for surgeons: a brief review
    Cheng Hon Yap
    Cardiothoracic Care Centre, St Vincent s Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    ANZ J Surg 77:583-6. 2007
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  23. doi Human leukocyte antigen mismatch and other factors affecting cryopreserved allograft valve function
    Cheng Hon Yap
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, St Vincent s Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    Heart Surg Forum 11:E42-5. 2008
    ..Recipient age remained the strongest predictor of valve dysfunction. These results indicate that allograft ischemic times should be minimized...
  24. ncbi Resection of right atrial metastatic large-cell neuroendocrine carcinoma
    Cheng Hon Yap
    St Vincent s Hospital, Melbourne, PO Box 2900, Fitzroy, Victoria 3065, Australia
    Asian Cardiovasc Thorac Ann 15:e20-2. 2007
    ..The surgical management of advanced cardiac malignancy is discussed. In appropriately selected cases surgical resection of cardiac metastases can be beneficial, allowing improvement in quality of life, and prolongation of life...