Lawrence C. M. Lau

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BACKGROUND A subset of patients receiving first-time permanent pacemakers (PPM) may also benefit from an implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) based on the presence of left ventricular systolic dysfunction (LVSD). Routine screening using pocket-sized echocardiography (PSE) may be useful in identifying such patients. OBJECTIVE To determine whether(More)
TOPIC A meta-analysis of TCF4 and PTPRG gene variants in Fuchs' corneal dystrophy (FCD). CLINICAL RELEVANCE To identify novel genetic markers in patients with FCD in different ethnic populations. METHODS MEDLINE and EMBASE were searched for eligible genetic studies on TCF4 and PTPRG in FCD. Odds ratios (OR) and 95% confidence intervals (CI) of each(More)
Our case highlights that cardiac lymphoma may mimic amyloid infiltration of the myocardium on cardiac magnetic resonance (CMR), and is a particularly challenging diagnosis in the setting of transformed Waldenström's macroglobulinemia. Heightened suspicion and early diagnosis of cardiac lymphoma is paramount as chemotherapy has been demonstrated to portent(More)
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