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Dr Sim Hui Wen

Designations:
  • Consultant, Department of Cardiology, National University Heart Centre, Singapore
  • Consultant, Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Ng Teng Fong General Hospital
Qualifications:
MBBS, MRCP (UK), MMed (Int Med)
Specialties:
Cardiology (Heart)
Sub-Specialties:
Coronary Heart Disease, General Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology, Women's Heart Health
Special Interests:
Aortic Stenosis, Medication Adherence, Myocardial Infarction, Percutaneous Coronary Intervention

Biosketch

After graduating from the University of Malaya in 2009, Dr Sim joined the Basic Specialist Training (BST) in Internal Medicine under the Joint Committee on Specialist Training (JCST) and was conferred both the Master of Medicine in Internal Medicine and Membership of the Royal College of Physician (UK) . This was followed by the Cardiology Senior Residency Program from 2013 to 2018 at the National University Heart Centre, Singapore. Dr Sim's research interest are focus on percutaneous coronary intervention, myocardial infarction, aortic stenosis and medication adherence among patients with heart disease.

Awards

  • 2018- Pfizer Emerging Markets Thrombosis Investigator Intiated Research Programme (EMRISTA) grant: “Internet-of-things” Smart-film to Improve Adherence to Apixaban in Atrial Fibrillation

Journals & Publications

  1. Sim HW, et. al. Beta-blockers and renin-angiotensin system inhibitors in acute myocardial infarction managed with inhospital coronary revascularization. Sci Rep. 2020;10(1):15184
  2. Sim HW, et. al. A new non-invasive index for prognosis evaluation in patients with aortic stenosis. Sci Rep. 2020;10(1):7333
  3. Sim HW, et. al. Clinical outcomes one year and beyond after combination sirolimus eluting endothelial progenitor cell capture stenting during primary percutaneous coronary intervention in ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction. Cardiovasc Revasc Med. 2018. pii: S1553-8389(18)30493-7.
  4. Sim HW, et. al. Treatment of very small de novo coronary artery disease with 2.0 mm drug coated balloons showed comparable 1-year clinical outcome with 2.0 mm drug eluting stents.  J Invasive Cardiol. 2018;30(7):256-261
  5. Sim HW, et. al. Clinical outcomes one year and beyond after combination sirolimus eluting endothelial progenitor cell capture stenting during primary percutaneous coronary intervention in ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction. Cardiovasc Revasc Med. 2018. pii: S1553-8389(18)30493-7.
  6. Mark Y Chan... Sim HW, et. al. Remote Post discharge Treatment of Patients With Acute Myocardial Infarction by Allied Health Care Practitioners vs Standard Care: The IMMACULATE Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA Cardiol. 2020 Dec 30;e206721. doi: 10.1001/jamacardio.2020.6721.
  7. Koo CY, .... Sim HW, et. al. Sleep apnoea and cardiovascular outcomes after coronary artery bypass grafting. Heart. 2020;106(19):1495-1502.
  8. Low TT,…Sim HW, et. al. Spontaneous coronary artery dissection: clinical implications and diagnostic challenges. Overlooked and underappreciated in Asia? Clin Cardiol. 2020 Oct 20. doi: 10.1002/clc.23484.
  9. Sia CH,.... Sim HW, et. al. Comparison of Clinical and Echocardiographic Features of Asymptomatic Patients With Stenotic Bicuspid Versus Tricuspid Aortic Valves. Am J Cardiol. 2020;128:210-215.
  10. Ngiam JN, …. Sim HW, et. al. Novel Echocardiography-Derived Left Ventricular Stiffness Index in Low-Flow Versus Normal-Flow Severe Aortic Stenosis with Preserved Left Ventricular Ejection Fraction. Sci Rep. 2020;10(1):9086.