Dr Lim Choon Pin’s Publications


Ventricular Assist Devices/ Heart Transplant

  • Soon JL, Tan JL, Lim CP, Tan TE, Tan SY, Kerk KL, Sim KD, Sivathasan C. Percutaneous Decommissioning of Left Ventricular Assist Device. Heart Lung Circ. 2018 Jul;27(7):853-855.
  • Soon JL, Tan TE, Lim CP, Sim DK, Chan HS, Kerk KL, Sivathasan C. Asia’s First Minimal-Access Left Ventricular Assist Device Implantation. Ann Acad Med Singapore. 2017 Jun;46(6):256-257.
  • Seng BJJ, Teo LLY, Chan LL, Sim DKL, Kerk KL, Soon JL, Tan TE, Sivathasan C, Lim CP. Novel use of low-dose thalidomide in refractory gastrointestinal bleeding in left ventricular assist device patients. Int J Artif Organs. 2017 Oct 27;40(11):636-640.
  • Chan LL, Lim CP, Lim CH, Tan TE, Sim D, Sivathasan C. Novel Use of Thalidomide in Recurrent Gastrointestinal Tract Bleeding in Patients with Left Ventricular Assist Devices: A Case Series. Heart Lung Circ. 2017 Oct;26(10):1101-1104.
  • Sivathasan C, Lim CP, Kerk KL, Sim DK, Mehra MR. Mechanical circulatory support and heart transplantation in the Asia Pacific region. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2017 Jan;36(1):13-18.
  • Hayward C, Lim CP, Schima H, Macdonald P, Moscato F, Muthiah K, Granegger M. Pump Speed Waveform Analysis to Detect Aortic Valve Opening in Patients on Ventricular Assist Device Support. Artif Organs. 2015 Aug;39(8):704-9.
  • Lim CP, Fisher OM, Falkenback D, Boyd D, Hayward CS, Keogh A, Samaras K, MacDonald P, Lord RV. Bariatric Surgery Provides a “Bridge to Transplant” for Morbidly Obese Patients with Advanced Heart Failure and May Obviate the Need for Transplantation. Obes Surg. 2016 Mar;26(3):486-93.
  • Lim CP, Sivathasan C, Tan TE, Lim CH, Kerk KL, Sim DK. Use of left ventricular assist device (HeartMate II): a Singapore experience. Artif Organs. 2014 Jul;38(7):543-8.
  • Lim CP, Lim YP, Lim CH, Ong HY, Tan D, Chew HC, Omar AR. Ventricular Assist Device Support in End-Stage Heart Failure From Cardiac Amyloidosis. Ann Acad Med Singapore. 2019 Dec;48(12):435-438.
  • Teh YE, Lim CP, Teo LLY, Soon JL, Chao VTT, Neo CL, Tan JLL, Kerk KL, Sim DKL, Tan TE, Tan BH, Cumaraswamy S, Tan TT. Staphylococcal driveline infections are the predominant type of left ventricular assist device associated infections in Singapore. Infect Dis (Lond). 2019 Jun;51(6):417-424. doi: 10.1080/23744235.2019.1592216. Epub 2019 Apr 15.

General Cardiology

Heart Failure

  • Khoo CY, Allen JC, Chia SY, Chan LL, Lim CP, Sim D, Ching CK.  J Arrhythm. 2018 Aug 18;34(5):536-540.
  • Kaur P, Saxena N, You AX, Wong RCC, Lim CP, Loh SY, George PP. Effect of multimorbidity on survival of patients diagnosed with heart failure: a retrospective cohort study in Singapore. BMJ Open. 2018 May 20;8(5):e021291. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2017-021291.
  • Chan LL, Lim CP, Aung ST, Quetua P, Ho KL, Chong D, Teo WS, Sim D, Ching CK. Patient barriers to implantable cardioverter defibrillator implantation for the primary prevention of sudden cardiac death in patients with heart failure and reduced ejection fraction. Singapore Med J. 2016 Apr;57(4):182-7.
  • Teo LY, Lim CP, Neo CL, Teo LW, Ng SL, Chan LL, Kaushik M, Sim KL. Ultrafiltration in patients with decompensated heart failure and diuretic resistance: an Asian centre’s experience. Singapore Med J. 2016 Jul;57(7):378-83.
  • Hoong CW, Lim CP, Gao F, Chen Q, Kawa LB, Ching CK, Sim DK. Outcomes of heart failure with preserved ejection fraction in a Southeast Asian cohort. J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown). 2015 Sep;16(9):583-90.
  • Yap J, Sim D, Lim CP, Chia SY, Go YY, Jaufeerally FR, Sim LL, Liew R, Ching CK. Predictors of two-year mortality in Asian patients with heart failure and preserved ejection fraction. Int J Cardiol. 2015 Mar 15;183:33-8. doi: 10.1016/j.ijcard.2015.01.063. Epub 2015 Jan 27.
  • Lim CP, Sim DK. Peripartum cardiomyopathy: experience in an Asian tertiary centre. Singapore Med J. 2013 Jan;54(1):24-7.
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