Keith Sai Kit Leung

Research Interests: Arrhythmias, Cardiac arrest (OHCA), ACS, HF, ECG, Echo/POCUS, Trauma

Biography: Keith is a 4th year medical student in the UK who achieved distinction in both of his preclinical years. He graduated with a BSc Biomedical Science (1st Hons) and a President Prize awarded by the Institute of Biomedical Science prior his medical study. He has published over 15+ peer-reviewed articles till date, and presented in national conferences (Royal College of Physicians Research Symposium, British Cardiovascular Society Annual Conference) as well. As the founding president of Aston Cardiovascular Society and Aston Emergency Medicine Society, he delivered teachings to his juniors on management of common cardiac conditions, ECG interpretation, etc. He also serves as a reviewer and young editorial board member for journal CVIA, advisory panel for Recourse AI, national ambassador of International Student Association of Emergency Medicine, past committee of British Undergraduate Cardiovascular Association, and works as an event medic (ambulance technician) in his spare time. He aims to work as an academic prehospital emergency physician in the future.


Selected publications:
Leung, K.*, Zhou, J.*, Kong, D., Lee, S., Liu, T., Wai, A., Chang, C., Zhang, Q. & Tse, G. Low rates of liver injury in Edoxaban users: Evidence from a territory-wide observational cohort study. (2021) Clinical Cardiology. DOI: 10.1002/clc.23570.

Lakhani, I., Wong, M., Hung, J., Gong, M., Waleed, K., Xia, Y., Lee, S., Roever, L., Liu, T., Tse, G., Leung, K.# and Li, K.# (2020). Diagnostic and prognostic value of serum C-reactive protein in heart failure with preserved ejection fraction: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Heart Failure Reviews. DOI: 10.1007/s10741-020-09927-x.