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Effect of beta-adrenergic blockade on weight changes in patients with chronic heart failure (2018)
Journal Article
Sze, S., Pellicori, P., Kamzi, S., Anton, A., & Clark, A. L. (2018). Effect of beta-adrenergic blockade on weight changes in patients with chronic heart failure. International journal of cardiology, 264, 104-112. doi:10.1016/j.ijcard.2018.03.089

Abstract: Background: Weight loss is common in patients with chronic heart failure (CHF) and is associated with adverse outcome. Activation of the sympathetic nervous system has been implicated in weight loss, wasting and cachexia. However, the effe... Read More

Myocardial fibrosis in stroke survivors (2015)
Journal Article
Wong, K., Sze, S., Wong, S., McSwiggan, S., Allgar, V., MacWalter, R., & Struthers, A. D. (2015). Myocardial fibrosis in stroke survivors. International journal of cardiology, 187(1), (138-140). doi:10.1016/j.ijcard.2015.03.212. ISSN 0167-5273

Stroke survivors are most likely to die of cardiac death, yet few undergo comprehensive cardiac assessment to look for reversible causes. Myocardial fibrosis (MF) is not only the hallmark of cardiomyopathy, but also a substrate for sudden cardiac dea... Read More