Medical Journal of Malaysia

Abstracts of National Heart Association of Malaysia

Subclinical Myocardial Diastolic Dysfunction in Patients with High C-Reactive Protein Asymptomatic Systemic Lupus Erythematosus in Asian Population
Tan SK, Teh CL, Chua SK, Yew KL, Nor Hanim, Chang BC, Alan FYY, Annuar R, Ong TK, Sim KH

Impact of Pre-Operative Assessment of Myocardial Viability Using Cmr Vs Echocardiography Alone On 1 Year Survival and EF in Patients with Poor LV Function Undergoing CABG
Nor Hanim MA, R Annuar, BC Chang, SK Chua, Fong AYY, KL Yew, NZ Kiew, YL Cham, Ong TK, KH Sim

The Relationship between Serum and Genetic Biomarkers of Inflammation, Platelet Activation and Endothelial Dysfunction an a Young, Multiethnic Asian Population During the Early Phase of Acute Coronary Syndrome – Preliminary Results
Fong AYY, Tiong WN, Chan HC, Chang BC, Ang CK, Ong TK, Annuar R, Yew KL, Nor Hanim MA, Chua SK, Tan SK, Cham YL, Khiew NZ, Lau KB, Tay SP, Sim UH, Sim KH

Accuracy of ECG Detection of Non-Viable Myocardium Comparing with Cardiac MR Late Gadolinium Enhancement as Gold Standard
Choo Wai Sun, Goh Teck Hwa, Barakath Badusha, Tan Boon Keat, Dennis Tan GP, Omar Ismail

Relationship of Central Aortic Pulse to Event-Free Survival and Coronary Artery Disease Severity in Patients Presenting with Acute Coronary Syndrome
SK Chua, R Annuar, Ong TK, Fong AYY, Tan SK, Nor Hanim MA, Chang BC, KL Yew, KH Sim

6-Month Clinical Outcomes, Biomarker Pattern, 9-Month Angiographic Result and Pharmaco-Economics from a Prospective Registry of Combining Paclitaxel-Eluting Balloon and Progenitor Cell-Attracting Stent in Percutaneous Coronary Intervention (Potent)
Chang Boon Cheng, Ong Tiong Kiam, Fong Yean Yip, Ang Choon Kiat, Annuar Rapaee, Yew Kuan Leong, Nor Hanim MA, Chua Seng Keong, Cham Yee Ling, Khiew Ning Zan, Lau Kim Bee, Tiong Lee Len, Sim Kui Hian

The Economic and Humanistic Outcomes of Post Acute Coronary Syndrome in Cardiac Rehabilitation Program: A Quasi-Experimental Design of 12 Months Follow-Up
Lawrence Anchah, Professor Dr. Sim Kui Hian, Professor Dr. Mohd. Izham Mohd Ibrahim, Dr. Alan Fong Yean Yip , Yanti Nasyuhana Sani, Tiong Lee Len, Bibi Faridha Mohd Salleh, Dr Mohd. Azmi Ahmad Hassali, Professor Dr. Yahaya Hassan, Karen Tang Siew Lang, Hii Ai Ching, Sii Lik Ngoh

Assessment of Aspirin Responsiveness among Patients with Stable Coronary Artery Disease
Tan Wang Jie

Aspirin Responsiveness among Diabetic Patients with Coronary Artery Disease
Chin KK, Tan WJ, Chong WP, Wahab U, Wan Azman WA

Validation of Medication Compliance Questionnaire in Patients with Ischemic Heart Disease
E A R E Ariff, N B Hassan, A Rosman, R M Ali, M I Hashim, Y S Soon, A R A Rahman

A Sarawak Experience: Is the Clopidogrel-Proton Pump Inhibitor Combination a Concern?
Lana Lai Yin Hui, LL Tiong, SN Rusli, Lim WM, Lou JY, Lo KM, Chuo SK

Heart Failure Patient Population and Beta Blocker Prescribing Pattern: A Retrospective Review in a Malaysian Tertiary Hospital
Lai Yin Key, Oteh Maskon, Marhanis Salihah Omar

First Year Review of Pharmacist-Managed Warfarin Clinic: How to Improve Treatment Target?
Noraniza Mohamad Zalik, Low Ee-Vien, Robiah Abdul Majid, Noraniza Mohd Zalik, Ng Yen-Ping, Suzana Mustafa, Yong Vee-Sim, Liew Houng-Bang

A Retrospective Study on Cardiovascular Events in Type 2 Diabetes Patients Treated With Ppar? Agonist (Rosiglitazone) from Year 2006 to 2007
Y.P.Ng, C.H.Yap, S.W.Lee, B.K.Lee, H.B.Liew

Assessment of Adherence to Standard Treatment Guidelines for Management of Heart Failure Patients in Penang Hospital
Tan Sherene SA, Siew PY, Kee PL, Tan HY, Teh HM, Choo WS

Novel Hidden Link Discovery Application by Combining Local Cardiovascular Data Set and Global Pubmed Literatures
Sebastian Y, Then HH Patrick, Lai CP, Jap WJ, Fong AYY, Sim KH

Prevalence of Uncontrolled Hypertension among Diabetic Patients in the Primary Care Setting
Lim Chuan Chun, Yap Chee Woei, Chee Kok Han

Chronic Heart Failure Management: Physicians' Perception and Actual Treatment - A Malaysian Perspective
Cynthia Priyadarshini, Kevin Joseph

Prevalence of Cardiovascular Risk Factors in a Public Screening Programme – Comparisons with the National Health and Morbidity Survey III and the National Cardiovascular Disease Registry
Tiong Lee Len, Fong AYY, Sim KH

Hypertension Control is Difficult among Patients with Diabetes Mellitus. A Cross Sectional Study on 1013 Diabetic Patients
Yap Chee Woei, Lim Chuan Chun, Wong Wai Lu, Chee Kok Han

Predictors of Left Main Coronary Artery Stenosis in Resting 12-Lead Electrocardiography
Ma SK, Choo WS, Lim CY, Chan KK, Singh A, Abdul Kader MA, Abdul Kareem B, Goh TH, Shareha A, Omar I

Erectile Dysfunction Prior to Acute ST Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction
Ramesh SV, Sim HW, Ng WM, Dinesh SV, Low WY, Imran ZA, Azman W

Conventional and Novel Risk Markers in Predicting Endothelial Dysfunction In Patients Presenting with Erectile Dysfunction
Mohammed AZ, Oteh M, Norazmi K, Zulkefli Z , Azmi MT

Are Patients with Acute Coronary Syndrome Being Denied Evidence-Based Medicine in Malaysia? A Comparison with the Grace Registry
Omar Ismail, Azhari Rosman, Chin Sze Piaw, Wan Azman Wan Ahmad, Jeyaindran Sinnadurai, Lim Teck Onn, Sim Kui Hian, Robaayah Zambahari, et al for the NCVD Investigators

NT-Probnp As A Predictor of Adverse Cardiac Events in Nstemi and Unstable Angina
Nor Ashikin Md.Sari, Assoc.Prof Imran Zainal Abidin, Prof. Wan Azman Wan Ahmad

Double Chambered Right Ventricle: Not an Uncommon Clinical Entity
Wong MNL, Joshi P, Bong CN, Sim KH

Exercise Stress Testing and Erectile Dysfunction
Ramesh SV, Sim HW, Athar MS, Shakeel MA, Dinesh SV, Low WY, Imran ZA, Azman W

The Role of NT- Probnp in Ruling out Acute Heart Failure in Patient Presenting with Acute Dyspnoea
Wan Himratul Azliza Wan Harun, Imran Zainal Abidin, Syahidah Syed Tamin, Taufiq Abdullah, Chee Kok Han, Wan Azman Wan Ahmad

Correlations of Different Parameters of Carotid Intima Medial Thickness with Complexity of Coronary Artery Disease
SK Chua, Nor Hanim MA, NZ Khiew, Ong TK, Fong AYY, BC Chang, KL Yew, YL Cham, R Annuar, KH Sim

Certain Differing Aspects of Infective Endocarditis Seen in Hospital Serdang
MJA Wahab, AM Muthuppalaniappan, MR Abdullah, K Selvaraj, N Idris, MZA Rahman, RSM Singh, SRMRA Ramaiah, MR Yusoff, YS Chong, A Rapaee, AKA Ghapar

Ministry of Health Multi-Centers Heart Failure Study
Ma SK, Goh TH, Liew HB, Chan KK, Choo WS, Lim CY, Singh A, Abdul Kader MA, Abdul Kareem B, Shareha A, Omar I

A Comparison in Lipid Profile and Fasting Glucose Levels Before and After Intervention in Sibu, Sarawak
Haironi Y, Annuar R

Incidences of Groin Complications Post Arterial Sheath Removal in Compressive Vs Non Compressive Methods
Lim Stanley, Muhamad Ali AK, Goh TH, Barakath B, Ainol S, Amardeep S, Ma SK, Chan KK, Choo WS, Omar I

Prevalance of Oesophageal Dysmotility in Patients Presenting with Non-Cardiac Chest Pain
Jaideep Singh A/L Awtar Singh, Ganesananthan Shanmuganathan, Oteh Maskom, Hamizah Razlan, Ngiu Chai Soon, Mazlam MZ, Sheikh Anwar Abdullah

A Single-Centre Experience of Used of Tenecteplase in ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction
Choo Wai Sun, Richard Loh LC, Goh Teck Hwa, Ainol Shaerah, Barakath Badusha, Muhamad Ali, Ma Soot Keng, Chan Kok Kheng, Amardeep Singh, Stanley Lim, Omar Ismail

A Pilot Study on the Short Term Outcome of Taxus Element Stent: The Platinum Chromium Stent Registry
Muhammad Athar Sadiq, Wan Azman Wan Ahmad, Ramesh Singh Veriah, Imran Zainul Abidin, Chong Wei Peng, Abdul Wahab Undok, Zul Hilmi Yakob, Chee Kok Han

Chronic Total Occlusion in Patients with Stable Angina- Benefits of Revascularization Over Medical Therapy (A Local Experience)
Leong Weng San, Tieh SC, Benjamin Leo CL, Paul Ling KH, Lee CY

Impact of Clinical Pathway on the Outcome of ST Elevation Myocardial Infarction (STEMI) in Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia Medical Centre (UKMMC)
Ika Faizura Mohd Nor, Aniza Ismail, Saperi Sulung, Oteh Maskon, Ting Chih Kuan, Hamat Che Hamdi, Syed Aljunid

An Evaluation of Quality of Life Among Patients Undergoing Coronary Angiogram/Percutaneous Coronary Intervention in Hospital Universiti Sains Malaysia
Mohamad Anuar Bin Mohamad, Suhairi Ibrahim, Mohd Sapawi Mohamed, Zurkurnai Yusof

Clinical Outcome of Patients Treated with Paclitaxelcoated Drug Eluting Balloon (DEB) Angioplasty
Al Fazir Omar, Lu Hou Tee, Rosli Mohd Ali, Robaayah Zambahari

A Study of Aspirin and Clopidogrel Non-Responders in Patient Undergoing Percutaneous Coronary Intervention (PCI) and Associated Predictors
A Syukur A, Oteh M, S Fadilah W Azmi MT

Feasibility of Transcatheter Patent Ductus Arteriosus Closure in Patients Weighing 6 Kg or Less with Symptomatic Heart Failure
Wong MNL, Bong CN, Sim KH

Safety and Efficacy of Autologous Bone Marrow Mesenchymal Stem Cell Implantation for the Treatment of Severe Dilated Cardiomyopathy
Chin Sze Piaw, Poey Alfred, Chang Sau Kong, Wong Chee Yin, Lam Kai Huat, Cheong Soon Keng

Dilator-Assisted Technique for Percutaneous Device Closure of Atrial Septal Defects with Deficient Anterosuperior Rim
Wong MNL, Bong CN, Sim KH

TIMI Risk Classification is not Consistently Applicable to Malaysian Patients with Unstable Angina/Non-ST Elevation MI
Wan Azman Wan Ahmad, Chin Sze Piaw, Azhari Rosman, Jeyaindran Sinnadurai, Omar Ismail, Lim Teck Onn, Sim Kui Hian, Robaayah Zambahari, et al for the NCVD Investigators

KILLIP Classification May be Used for Patients with Unstable Angina/Non-ST Elevation MI
Chin Sze Piaw, Jeyaindran Sinnadurai, Wan Azman Wan Ahmad, Azhari Rosman, Omar Ismail, Lim Teck, Onn, Sim Kui Hian, Robaayah Zambahari, et al for the NCVD Investigators

A Comparison of Acute ST Elevation Myocardial Infarction Management between Hospitals with and without Intervention Capabilities: Time for a Change
Robaayah Zambahari, Rosli Mohd Ali, Omar Ismail, Chin Sze Piaw, Wan Azman Wan Ahmad, Azhari Rosman, Jeyaindran Sinnadurai, Lim Teck Onn, Sim Kui Hian, et al for the NCVD Investigators

KILLIP Classification Remains a Strong Predictor of Inpatient Mortality among Malaysian Patients with Acute ST Elevation Myocardial Infarction
Chin Sze Piaw, Jeyaindran Sinnadurai, Wan Azman Wan Ahmad, Azhari Rosman, Omar Ismail, Lim Teck Onn, Sim Kui Hian, Robaayah Zambahari, et al for the NCVD Investigators

Validation of a Simplified TIMI Risk Stratification for ST Elevation MI
Azhari Rosman, Wan Azman Wan Ahmad, Chin Sze Piaw, Jeyaindran Sinnadurai, Omar Ismail, Lim Teck Onn, Sim Kui Hian, Robaayah Zambahari, et al for the NCVD Investigators

Differences in Risk Factor Profile among STEMI and NSTEMI/UA Patients: Influence of Risk Factors and Prior Aspirin Use
Sim Kui Hian, Chin Sze Piaw, Wan Azman Wan Ahmad, Azhari Rosman, Omar Ismail, Jeyaindran Sinnadurai, Lim Teck Onn, Robaayah Zambahari, et al for the NCVD Investigators

Three-Dimensional Echocardiography Versus Twodimensional Echocardiography in the Diagnosis of Left Ventricular Thrombus
Teck Hwa Goh, Yoke Kee Lee, Wai Sun Choo, Soot Keng Ma, Kok Kheng Chan, Amardeep Singh, Stanley Lim, Muhamad Ali, Barakath Badusha, Ainol Shareha, Omar Ismail

Correlation between Impedance Cardiography and Echocardiography in Detection of Left Ventricular Dysfunction in Patients with Acute Coronary Syndrome
Asri Said, Oteh Maskon, Rizal Manaf

Evaluation of Cardiac Abnormalities Using Echocardiography and Electrocardiography in a Single Centre Cohort of Systemic Sclerosis Patients
Chang Boon Cheng, Teh Cheng Lay, Nor Hanim MA, Fong Yean Yip, Chua Seng Keong, Yew Kuan Leong, Khiew Ning Zan,Tan Sian Kong,Cham Yee Ling, Annuar Rapaee, Ang Choon Kiat, Ong Tiong Kiam, Sim Kui Hian

Prevalence of Systolic and Diastolic Dysfunction in Hemodialysis Patients in a Teaching Hospital In Malaysia
Sivarani Sathasivam, Ramesh Singh Veriah, Lim Soo Kun, Muhammad Athar Sadiq, Taufiq Abdullah, Harre Haren Ramasamy, Juanda Leo Hartono, Imran Zainal Abidin, Chee Kok Han, Wan Azman Wan Ahmad

The Immediate Effect of Smoking on Left Ventricular Systolic and Diastolic Function Among Healthy Volunteers
Lu Hou Tee, Omar Bin Ismail, Lee Chuey Yan, Goh Teck Hwa

The Value of Coronary Artery Calcium Score in Restratifying the Risk of Having Obstructive Coronary Artery Disease among Patients who Underwent Exercise Treadmill Test
Anwar Irawan Ruhani, Oteh Maskon, Hamzaini Abdul Hamid, Shamsul Azhar Shah

Utility of MDCT in Detecting Coronary Artery Disease in Women
Yew KL, Hanim N, Seldon M, Chua SK, Chang BC, Tan SK, Ong TK, Sim KH, Rapaee A

Prediction of Left Ventricular Ejection Fraction beyond Myocardium Scarring
Choo Wai Sun, Goh Teck Hwa, Barakath Badusha, Omar Ismail