Dr Megha Agarwal
BMedSc, MBChB, MRCP (London, UK)
Cardiology Specialist Registrar
Thames Valley (Oxford) Deanery
Dr Megha Agarwal is a cardiology registrar training in the Oxford Deanery. Her interests include heart failure including advanced therapies, and multi-modality cardiac imaging.
Aside from clinical work, she enjoys teaching medical students and her junior peers, particularly using simulation teaching. She is a junior editor for the European Heart Journal Case Reports and a news editor for the British Cardiovascular Society UK Cardiology News Section.
Her research work includes investigation into beat-by-beat blood pressure variability in hypertensive vs normotensive individuals, and studying heart failure in women who have previously suffered from pre-eclampsia. She has published case reports mainly on the use of cardiac imaging in diagnosis and treatment of cardiovascular conditions, for example, to record sequential ventricular recovery of biventricular Takotsubo disease.
Agarwal M, Kardos A. A case report: Biventricular takotsubo cardiomyopathy with sequential ventricular recovery due to pulmonary hypertension. European Heart Journal – Case Reports 2021: 5(3); ytab073 (PubMed ID: 34113763)
Agarwal M, How L, Chattopadhyay S, Kardos A. Leg weakness and paraesthesia provide a clue to sudden death due to aortic dissection. The Lancet 2021: 397(10269), 128 (PubMed ID: 33422246)
Agarwal M, Apostolakis S, Lane D, Lip G. The Impact of Heart Failure and Left Ventricular Dysfunction in Predicting Stroke, Thromboembolism, and Mortality in Atrial Fibrillation Patients: A Systematic Review. Clinical Therapeutics 2014; 36 (9), 1135 – 1144. (PubMed ID: 25146364)
Agarwal M, Parkes MJ, Martin U. Beat to beat variability in newly diagnosed hypertension. Journal of Human Hypertension (2013) 27, S16. (Abstract published following BHS conference)