Andrew G Stewart

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BACKGROUND There is a high prevalence of depression in patients with heart failure (HF) that is associated with worsening prognosis. The value of using a reliable and valid instrument to measure depression in this population is therefore essential. We validated the Cardiac Depression Scale (CDS) in heart failure patients using a model of ordinal(More)
UNLABELLED OBJECTIVE To determine whether there were differences in depressed mood between overweight/obese men with and without type 2 diabetes (T2DM) and to examine any associations between depressed mood, physical functioning, and glycaemic control in overweight/obese men with and without T2DM. METHODS Fifty seven overweight/obese men with (n = 19,(More)
—Silicon Photomultiplier (SiPM) detectors are investigated worldwide as a suitable replacement for the conventional vacuum based PhotoMultiplier Tube (PMT) and are enabling applications otherwise not possible with PMT detectors. Progress in recent years has been substantial with SiPM detectors pushing the boundaries in energy and time resolution as well as(More)
Idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP) is an autoimmune disorder leading to low platelet count and an increased risk of bleeding. Major joint replacement surgery in a patient with ITP can be associated with severe postoperative bleeding. We present our experience of perioperative management in a patient with severe refractory chronic idiopathic(More)
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