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Clin Asst Prof Chua Chi Ming Kelvin

Clinical Appointments

  • Consultant Department of Cardiology National Heart Centre SingaporeNational Heart Centre Singapore
  • Consultant NHCS Cardiology @ SKH Sengkang General HospitalSengkang General Hospital

Profile

Clin Asst Prof Kelvin Chua is a Consultant with the Department of Cardiology at the National Heart Centre Singapore. He specialises in arrhythmia care in the field of electrophysiology and pacing with key interests in sudden cardiac death, cryoablation, ventricular tachycardia, fluoroless ablation procedures and lead extractions.
Clin Asst Prof Chua graduated with his Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery from the National University of Singapore in 2006. He went on to obtain the Membership of the Royal College of Physicians (United Kingdom) as well as the Master of Medicine (Internal Medicine) in 2011 and the Certificate of Specialist Accreditation (Cardiology) in 2014.
Clin Asst Prof Chua completed his clinical fellowship in Cardiac Electrophysiology at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, United States, from 2015-2016 and University of Chicago, United States, from 2016 to 2017 where he acquired expertise in the management of complex arrhythmias and cardiac implantable electronic devices.

Education

  • Med (Int Med) 2014
  • MRCP (UK) 2011
  • MBBS (S’pore) 2006

Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships

  • Consultant, Department of Cardiology, National Heart Centre Singapore 2017 - Present
  • Clinical Assistant Professor, Duke-NUS Medical School

Awards

Research Interests

Publications

  • Reply to the Editor-How do we define fusion on intracardiac electrograms? Beaser AD, Chua K, Upadhyay G, Tung R; Heart Rhythm. 2017 May;14(5):e52. doi: 10.1016/j.hrthm.2017.01.044.
  • High-resolution mapping of the triangle of Koch: Spatial heterogeneity of fast pathway atrionodal connections; Chua K, Upadhyay GA, Lee E, Aziz Z, Beaser AD, Ozcan C, Broman M, Nayak HM, Tung R; Heart Rhythm. 2018 Mar;15(3):421-429. doi: 10.1016/j.hrthm.2017.10.030.
  • Outcomes of primary percutaneous coronary intervention in acute myocardial infarction due to unprotected left main thrombosis: The Asia-Pacific Left Main ST-Elevation Registry (ASTER); Yap J, Singh GD, Kim JS, Soni K, Chua K, Neo A, Koh CH, Armstrong EJ, Waldo SW, Shunk KA, Low RI, Hong MK, Jang Y, Yeo KK; J Interv Cardiol. 2017 Nov 16. doi: 10.1111/joic.12466.
  • Implantation of a dual-chamber permanent pacemaker in a pregnant patient guided by intracardiac echocardiography and electroanatomic mapping; Chua KCM, Lim ETS, Chong DTT, Tan BY, Ho KL, Ching CK; HeartRhythm Case Rep. 2017 Sep 29;3(11):542-545. doi: 10.1016/j.hrcr.2017.09.003.
  • Tpeak-to-Tend interval corrected for heart rate: A more precise measure of increased sudden death risk? Chua KC, Rusinaru C, Reinier K, Uy-Evanado A, Chugh H, Gunson K, Jui J, Chugh SS; Heart Rhythm. 2016 Nov;13(11):2181-2185. doi: 10.1016/j.hrthm.2016.08.022.
  • Risk markers of sudden death on the 12-lead ECG: Tpeak-Tend interval makes the cut; Chua KC, Nair SG, Chugh SS; Heart Rhythm. 2015 Aug;12(8):1798-9. doi: 10.1016/j.hrthm.2015.05.013.
  • Entrainment of ventricular tachycardia: Is the pacing site in or out? Beaser AD, Chua KC, Upadhyay GA, Tung R; Heart Rhythm. 2016 Dec;13(12):2399-2400. doi: 10.1016/j.hrthm.2016.08.016.
  • Remote monitoring of patients with cardiac implantable electronic devices: a Southeast Asian, single-centre pilot study; Lim PC, Lee AS, Chua KC, Lim ET, Chong DT, Tan BY, Ho KL, Teo WS, Ching CK; Singapore Med J. 2016 Jul;57(7):372-7. doi: 10.11622/smedj.2016120.
  • Wide QRS-T Angle on the 12-Lead ECG as a Predictor of Sudden Death Beyond the LV Ejection Fraction; Chua KC, Teodorescu C, Reinier K, Uy-Evanado A, Aro AL, Nair SG, Chugh H, Jui J, Chugh SS; J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 2016 Jul;27(7):833-9. doi: 10.1111/jce.12989.

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