Biography

Dr Sidney Lo is an Interventional Cardiologist located in New South Wales. He is highly experienced in chronic total occlusion percutaneous coronary intervention, percutaneous transseptal mitral valvotomy (PTMV), transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI), balloon aortic valvuloplasty, atrial septal defect (ASD) and patent foramen ovale (PFO) closures.

Dr Lo graduated from the University of Sydney with Honours. After completing his Read More...

Procedures & Conditions

Procedures Performed
  • Chronic Total Occlusion Percutaneous Coronary Intervention
  • Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation (TAVI)
  • Percutaneous Transseptal Mitral Valvotomy (PTMV)
  • Novel and Complex PCI (CHIP)
  • Coronary Angiograms
  • Coronary Angioplasty
  • Implantable Device Therapy
  • Vascular Closure Devices
  • Intracoronary Imaging
  • Atrial Septal Defect (ASD) Closures
  • Patent Foramen Ovale (PFO) Closures
  • Balloon Aortic Valvuloplasty
Conditions Treated
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Structural Heart Disease
  • Acute Coronary Syndromes
  • Heart Failure
  • Cardiogenic Shock
  • Mitral Stenosis
  • Coronary Artery Disease
  • Chronic Total Occlusion (CTO)

Experience

  • Senior Staff Cardiologist and Director of Cardiac Catheterisation Laboratories
    Liverpool Hospital Present
  • Director of Coronary Unit
    Liverpool Hospital 2000 - 2013
  • Consultant Interventional Cardiologist
    South West Cardiology Present
  • NSW Representative and Secretary of Interventional Council
    Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand (CSANZ) 2006 - Present
  • Associate Director
    AICT-Asia PCR 2018 - Present
  • Convenor
    EPIC Meeting
  • Director
    Asia Pacific CTO Club

Memberships

Professional Memberships and Affiliations
  • Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (FRACP)

  • Fellow of the Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand (CSANZ)

  • Board Member of Asia Pacific Society of Interventional Cardiology (APSIC)

  • Member of the Organising Committee of the ANZET Meeting

Research & Publications

Publications

1. Bennetts, Jayme & Sinhal, Ajay & Walters, Darren & MacIsaac, Andrew & Fayers, Trevor & Lo, Sidney & Almeida, Aubrey & Muller, David. (2021). 2021 CSANZ and ANZSCTS Position Statement on the Operator and Institutional Requirements for a Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation (TAVI) Program in Australia. Heart, lung & circulation. 10.1016/j.hlc.2021.07.017.

2. Bhatia, Kunwardeep & Sritharan, Hari & Chia, Justin & Ciofani, Jonathan & Nour, Daniel & Chui, Karina & Vasanthakumar, Sheran & Jayadeva, Pavithra & Kandadai, Dhanvee & Allahwala, Usaid & Bhagwandeen, Rohan & Brieger, David & Choong, Christopher & Delaney, Anthony & Dwivedi, Girish & Harris, Benjamin & Hillis, Graham & Hudson, Bernard & Javorsky, George & Bhindi, Ravinay. (2021). Cardiac Complications in Patients Hospitalised With COVID-19 in Australia. Heart, Lung and Circulation. 10.1016/j.hlc.2021.08.001.

3. Bhatia, Kunwardeep & Van Gaal, William & Kritharides, Leonard & Chow, Clara & Bhindi, Ravinay & Allahwala, Usaid & Chia, Justin & Choong, Christopher & Chui, Karina & Ciofani, Jonathan & Delaney, Anthony & Harris, Benjamin & Hudson, Bernard & Kanagaratnam, Logan & Kotsiou, George & Nour, Daniel & Sritharan, Hari & Bhagwandeen, Rohan & Brieger, David & Zhu, John. (2021). The incidence of cardiac complications in patients hospitalised with COVID‐19 in Australia: the AUS‐COVID study. Medical Journal of Australia. 215. 10.5694/mja2.51225.

4. Wu, Eugene & Brilakis, Emmanouil & Mashayekhi, Kambis & Tsuchikane, Etsuo & Alaswad, Khaldoon & Araya, Mario & Avran, Alexandre & Azzalini, Lorenzo & Babunashvili, Avtandil & Bayani, Baktash & Behnes, Michael & Bhindi, Ravinay & Boudou, Nicolas & Boukhris, Marouane & Bozinovic, Nenad & Bryniarski, Leszek & Bufe, Alexander & Buller, Christopher & Burke, M. Nicholas & Zhang, Qi. (2021). Global Chronic Total Occlusion Crossing Algorithm. Journal of the American College of Cardiology. 78. 840-853. 10.1016/j.jacc.2021.05.055.

5. Muller, David & Almeida, Aubrey & Camuglia, Anthony & Walters, Darren & Passage, Jurgen & Scalia, Gregory & Bhindi, Ravinay & Lo, Sidney & Bennetts, Jayme & Walton, Antony. (2021). Operator and Institutional Requirements for Transcatheter Mitral Valve Therapies in Australia: a CSANZ and ANZSCTS Position Statement. Heart, Lung and Circulation. 10.1016/j.hlc.2021.07.001.

6. Tan, Jack & Chew, Derek & Brieger, David & Eikelboom, John & Montalescot, Gilles & Ako, Junya & Kim, Byeong-Keuk & Quek, David & Aitken, Sarah & Chow, Clara & Chour, Sok & Tse, Hung & Kaul, Upendra & Firdaus, Isman & Kubo, Takashi & Liew, Boon Wah & Chong, Tze & Sin, Kenny & Yeh, Hung-I & Lo, Sidney. (2021). 2020 Asian Pacific Society of Cardiology Consensus Recommendations on Antithrombotic Management for High-risk Chronic Coronary Syndrome. European Cardiology Review. 16. 10.15420/ecr.2020.45.

7. Burgess, Sonya & Juergens, Craig & Mussap, Christian & Lo, Sidney & French, John. (2021). Cardiogenic Shock, the Residual SYNTAX Score, and Prognosis. Journal of the American College of Cardiology. 77. 2871-2872. 10.1016/j.jacc.2021.02.068.

8. Femia, Giuseppe & Taylor, David & Rajaratnam, Rohan & Lo, Sidney. (2021). Crop Circles in Optical Coherence Tomography. The Journal of invasive cardiology. 33. E490.

9. Chong, Daniel & Andreotti, Felicita & Verhamme, Peter & Dalal, Jamshed & Uaprasert, Noppacharn & Wang, Chun-Chieh & On, Young & Li, Yi-Heng & Jiang, Jun & Hasegawa, Koji & Almuti, Khalid & Bai, Rong & Lo, Sidney & Krittayaphong, Rungroj & Lee, Lai & Quek, David & Johar, Sofian & Seow, Swee-Chong & Hammett, Christopher & Tan, Jack. (2021). Direct Oral Anticoagulants in Asian Patients with Atrial Fibrillation: Consensus Recommendations by the Asian Pacific Society of Cardiology on Strategies for Thrombotic and Bleeding Risk Management. European Cardiology Review. 16. 10.15420/ecr.2020.43.

10. Xu, James & Lo, Sidney & Mussap, Christian & French, John & Rajaratnam, Rohan & Kadappu, K. & Premawardhana, Upul & Nguyen, Phong & Juergens, Craig & Leung, Dominic. (2021). IMPACT OF CLOPIDOGREL VERSUS TICAGRELOR ON CORONARY MICROVASCULAR FUNCTION AND PERIPHERAL ENDOTHELIAL FUNCTION AFTER NON-ST ELEVATION ACUTE CORONARY SYNDROME: A PROSPECTIVE RANDOMIZED STUDY. Journal of the American College of Cardiology. 77. 11. 10.1016/S0735-1097(21)01370-X.

11. Xu, James & Lo, Sidney & Juergens, Craig & Leung, Dominic. (2021). Impact of Targeted Therapies for Coronary Microvascular Dysfunction as Assessed by the Index of Microcirculatory Resistance. Journal of Cardiovascular Translational Research. 14. 10.1007/s12265-020-10062-z.

12. Xu, James & Leung, Dominic & Lo, Sidney. (2021). Letter to the editor: Breaking the trend in cardiogenic shock—From door-to-balloon to door-to-support. American Heart Journal. 231. 160. 10.1016/j.ahj.2020.10.062.

13. Leung, J. & Pender, P. & French, John & Leung, Dexter & Mussap, C. & Asrress, Kaleab & Taylor, D. & Naguib, Badie & Kaddapu, K. & Gibbs, Oliver & Kachwalla, H. & Nguyen, Phong & Hopkins, Andrew & Lo, Sidney. (2021). Initial Experience with Intravascular Lithotripsy with Shockwave Balloon for Calcified Coronary Lesions During Percutaneous Coronary Intervention (PCI). Heart, Lung and Circulation. 30. S310-S311. 10.1016/j.hlc.2021.06.485.

14. Xu, James & Lo, Sidney & Mussap, C. & French, John & Rajaratnam, Rohan & Kadappu, K. & Premawardhana, U. & Nguyen, Phong & Juergens, Craig & Leung, Dexter. (2021). Brachial Artery Flow-Mediated Vasodilation is Related to the Coronary Index of Microcirculatory Resistance in Non-ST Elevation Acute Coronary Syndrome. Heart, Lung and Circulation. 30. S214-S215. 10.1016/j.hlc.2021.06.262.

15. Xu, James & Juergens, Craig & Mussap, C. & French, John & Rajaratnam, Rohan & Kadappu, K. & Premawardhana, U. & Nguyen, Phong & Leung, Dexter & Lo, Sidney. (2021). Ticagrelor is Superior to Clopidogrel in Preserving Vasodilatory Capacity of the Coronary Microcirculation After Non-ST Elevation Acute Coronary Syndrome. Heart, Lung and Circulation. 30. S323. 10.1016/j.hlc.2021.06.510.

16. Tran, T. & Le, N. & Lo, Sidney & Rajaratnam, Rohan & Juergens, Craig & Premawardhana, U. & Shalaby, G. & Dang, V. & Vijayarajan, V. & Al-Falahi, Zaidon & Burns, A. & Johnson, R. & Hu, Q. & Sechi, R. & Narayanan, Sasikumar. (2021). Cardi Bot: A Natural Language Application That Answers Your Cardiology Questions. Heart, Lung and Circulation. 30. S286-S287. 10.1016/j.hlc.2021.06.427.

17. Femia, Giuseppe & Ramachandran, J. & Poon, J. & Hopkins, Andrew & Mussap, C. & Rajaratnam, Rohan & French, John & Leung, Dexter & Lo, Sidney & Juergens, Craig. (2021). The Impact of COVID-19 on ST Elevation Myocardial Infarction. Heart, Lung and Circulation. 30. S322. 10.1016/j.hlc.2021.06.507.

18. Pender, P. & Leung, J. & Gibbs, Oliver & Hopkins, Andrew & Kadapu, K. & Asrress, Kaleab & Juergens, Craig & Lo, Sidney. (2021). Contemporary Management of Coronary Stent Embolisation: Southwestern Sydney Local Health District Experience. Heart, Lung and Circulation. 30. S297. 10.1016/j.hlc.2021.06.461.

19. Nagar, K. & Pender, P. & Leung, J. & Hopkins, Andrew & Leung, Dexter & Rajaratnam, Rohan & Juergens, Craig & Badie, Tamer & Lo, Sidney. (2021). Long-Term Outcomes in Chronic Total Occlusion (CTO) Percutaneous Coronary Intervention (PCI) with Cre8 Stents: A Single-Centre Registry. Heart, Lung and Circulation. 30. S312. 10.1016/j.hlc.2021.06.488.

20. Ada, Cuneyt & Wong, C. & Kritharides, Leonard & Weaver, James & Lo, Sidney & Yong, Andy. (2020). 894 The Effects of Shockwave Lithotripsy on Drug-Eluting Stents. Heart, Lung and Circulation. 29. S438-S439. 10.1016/j.hlc.2020.09.901.

21. Al-zuhairi, K. & Hyasat, Kais & Femia, Giuseppe & Gibbs, Oliver & Faour, Amir & Hopkins, Andrew & Sechi, R. & Kamand, J. & Ha, A. & Juergens, Craig & Rajaratnam, Rohan & Liou, K. & Chiha, J. & Nguyen, Phong & Lo, Sidney & Asrress, Kaleab. (2020). 801 Changing Utility of Coronary Physiology to Guide Treatment Decisions in Patients With Coronary Artery Disease Over the Last Decade. Heart, Lung and Circulation. 29. S397. 10.1016/j.hlc.2020.09.808.

22. Allahwala, Usaid & Nour, Daniel & Bhatia, K. & Ward, Michael & Lo, Sidney & Weaver, James & Bhindi, Ravinay. (2020). 871 Prognostic Impact of Collaterals in Patients With a Coronary Chronic Total Occlusion (CTO): A Meta-Analysis of Over 3,000 Patients. Heart, Lung and Circulation. 29. S428. 10.1016/j.hlc.2020.09.878.

23. Al-zuhairi, K. & Hyasat, Kais & Femia, Giuseppe & Gibbs, Oliver & Faour, Amir & Hopkins, Andrew & Sechi, R. & Juergens, Craig & Rajaratnam, Rohan & Liou, K. & Chiha, J. & Nguyen, Phong & Lo, Sidney & Asrress, Kaleab. (2020). 802 Changing Utility of Intra Coronary Imaging in South Western Sydney Over the Last Decade. Heart, Lung and Circulation. 29. S398. 10.1016/j.hlc.2020.09.809.

24. Assad, J. & Prakash, V. & Pender, P. & Lo, Sidney & Dimitri, H.. (2020). 231 Management of Syncope in a Tertiary Centre – Can We Do Better?. Heart, Lung and Circulation. 29. S138. 10.1016/j.hlc.2020.09.238.

25. Al-Falahi, Zaidon & Rolfe, Z. & Taylor, D. & Quinn, W. & Lo, Sidney. (2020). 238 Nivolumab Induced Myocarditis, a Recurrent Theme. Heart, Lung and Circulation. 29. S141. 10.1016/j.hlc.2020.09.245.

26. Burgess, Sonya & Juergens, Craig & Nguyen, Thekiet & Leung, M. & Robledo, K. & Thomas, Liza & Mussap, C. & Zaman, S. & Lo, Sidney & French, John. (2020). 886 ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction, Incomplete Revascularization and Gender. Heart, Lung and Circulation. 29. S435-S436. 10.1016/j.hlc.2020.09.893.

27. Ada, Cuneyt & Wong, C. & Fearon, W. & Svanerud, J. & Lo, Sidney & Ng, M. & Yong, Andy. (2020). 858 Non-Hyperaemic Pressure Ratios Correlate With Both Coronary Flow Reserve and Resistive Reserve Ratio. Heart, Lung and Circulation. 29. S422. 10.1016/j.hlc.2020.09.865.

28. Nguyen, D. & Femia, Giuseppe & Motum, P. & Hsu, Danny & Ng, S. & Lo, Sidney. (2020). 240 Outcomes with Novel Oral Anticoagulants(NOACs) Bleeding in Atrial Fibrillation (AF) Patients at Liverpool Hospital – a Single Centre Experience. Heart, Lung and Circulation. 29. S141-S142. 10.1016/j.hlc.2020.09.247.

29. Xu, James & Lo, Sidney & Mussap, C. & French, John & Rajaratnam, Rohan & Kadappu, K. & Premawardhana, U. & Nguyen, Phong & Juergens, Craig & Leung, Dominic. (2020). 805 Clopidogrel Versus Ticagrelor on Coronary Microvascular and Peripheral Endothelial Function After Non-ST Elevation Acute Coronary Syndromes (NSTE-ACS): Results of a Randomised Trial. Heart, Lung and Circulation. 29. S399. 10.1016/j.hlc.2020.09.812.

30. Burgess, Sonya & Juergens, Craig & Nguyen, Tuan & Leung, Melissa & Robledo, Kristy & Thomas, Liza & Mussap, Christian & Lo, Sidney & French, John. (2020). Diabetes and Incomplete Revascularisation in ST Elevation Myocardial Infarction. Heart, Lung and Circulation. 30. 10.1016/j.hlc.2020.09.928.

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