Dr Liza Thomas

Honorary Senior Lecturer
Medicine, Westmead Clinical School

Telephone 9845 6795

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Selected grants

2013

  • Early detection of chemotherapy-related cardiotoxicity; Thomas L, Richards D, Harnett P; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Project Grants.

Selected publications

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Journals

  • Stoodley, P., Richards, D., Boyd, A., Hui, R., Harnett, P., Meikle, S., Clarke, J., Thomas, L. (2013). Altered left ventricular longitudinal diastolic function correlates with reduced systolic function immediately after anthracycline chemotherapy. European Heart Journal - Cardiovascular Imaging, 14(3), 228-234. [More Information]
  • Boyd, A., Eshoo, S., Richards, D., Thomas, L. (2013). Hypertension accelerates the 'normal' aging process with a premature increase in left atrial volume. Journal of the American Society of Hypertension, 7(2), 149-156. [More Information]
  • Boyd, A., Lo, Q., Devine, K., Tchan, M., Sillence, D., Sadick, N., Richards, D., Thomas, L. (2013). Left atrial enlargement and reduced atrial compliance occurs early in fabry cardiomyopathy. Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography, 26(12), 1415-1423. [More Information]
  • Boyd, A., McKay, T., Nasibi, S., Richards, D., Thomas, L. (2013). Left ventricular mass predicts left atrial appendage thrombus in persistent atrial fibrillation. European Heart Journal - Cardiovascular Imaging, 14(3), 269-275. [More Information]
  • Stoodley, P., Richards, D., Boyd, A., Hui, R., Harnett, P., Meikle, S., Byth Wilson, K., Stuart, K., Clarke, J., Thomas, L. (2013). Left ventricular systolic function in HER2/neu negative breast cancer patients treated with anthracycline chemotherapy: A comparative analysis of left ventricular ejection fraction and myocardial strain imaging over 12 months. European Journal of Cancer, 49(16), 3396-3403. [More Information]
  • Boyd, A., Richards, D., Thomas, L. (2013). Response to the letter: "Left ventricular mass as a discriminator of left atrial appendage thrombus in persistent atrial �?brillation: promise or over-enthusiasm?". European Heart Journal - Cardiovascular Imaging, 14(3), 300-300. [More Information]
  • Kadappu, K., Boyd, A., Eshoo, S., Haluska, B., Yeo, A., Marwick, T., Thomas, L. (2012). Changes in left atrial volume in diabetes mellitus: more than diastolic dysfunction? European Heart Journal - Cardiovascular Imaging, 13(12), 1016-1023. [More Information]
  • Lim, T., Koay, C., See, V., McCall, R., Chik, W., Zecchin, R., Byth Wilson, K., Seow, S., Thomas, L., Ross, D., Thomas, S. (2012). Single-Ring Posterior Left Atrial (Box) Isolation Results in a Different Mode of Recurrence Compared to Wide Antral Pulmonary Vein Isolation on Long-Term Follow-Up: Longer Atrial Fibrillation-Free Survival Time but Similar Survival Time Free of Any Atrial Arrhythmia. Circulation. Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology, 5(5), 968-977. [More Information]
  • Stoodley, P., Tanous, D., Richards, D., Meikle, S., Clarke, J., Hui, R., Thomas, L. (2012). Trastuzumab-Induced Cardiotoxicity: The Role of Two-Dimensional Myocardial Strain Imaging in Diagnosis and Management. Echocardiography, 29(6), E137-E140. [More Information]
  • Prasad, S., See, V., Brown, P., McKay, T., Narayan, A., Kovoor, P., Thomas, L. (2011). Impact of Duration of Ischemia on Left Ventricular Diastolic Properties Following Reperfusion for Acute Myocardial Infarction. The American Journal of Cardiology, 108(3), 348-354. [More Information]
  • Boyd, A., Schiller, N., Ross, D., Thomas, L. (2009). Differential recovery of regional atrial contraction after restoration of sinus rhythm after intraoperative linear radiofrequency ablation for atrial fibrillation. The American Journal of Cardiology, 103(4), 528-534. [More Information]
  • Boyd, A., Cooper, M., Thomas, L. (2009). Segmental atrial function following percutaneous closure of atrial septum using occluder device. American Society of Echocardiography. Journal, 22(5), 508-516. [More Information]
  • Stoodley, P., Costa, R., Richards, D., Thomas, L. (2008). Acute myocardial infarction complicated by LV free wall rupture: The benefits of echocardiography. European Journal of Echocardiography, 9(1), 188-189. [More Information]
  • Eshoo, S., Ross, D., Thomas, L. (2008). Evaluation of Left Atrial Size on Transoesophageal Echocardiography: What is the Best Measure? Heart, Lung and Circulation, 17, 100-106. [More Information]
  • McCall, R., Stoodley, P., Richards, D., Thomas, L. (2008). Restrictive cardiomyopathy versus constrictive pericarditis: making the distinction using tissue Doppler imaging. European Heart Journal - Cardiovascular Imaging, 9(4), 591-4. [More Information]
  • Thomas, L., Hoy, M., Byth Wilson, K., Schiller, N. (2008). The left atrial function index: A rhythm independent marker of atrial function. European Journal of Echocardiography, 9(3), 356-362. [More Information]
  • Thomas, L., Veltman, M., Levett, K., Hoy, M., Ross, D. (2008). Transoesophageal echocardiography and cardioversion: feasibility of a combined approach in clinical practice. Heart, Lung and Circulation, 17(3), 211-214. [More Information]
  • Chong, J., Chard, R., McKay, T., Thomas, L. (2008). Two-dimensional and three-dimensional transthoracic echocardiography in surgical planning for right atrial metastatic melanoma. European Journal of Echocardiography, 9. [More Information]
  • Worthington, A., Thomas, L. (2008). Valvular heart disease associated with taking low-dose pergolide for restless legs syndrome. European Journal of Echocardiography, 9(6), 828-830. [More Information]
  • Stoodley, P., Cooper, M., Thomas, L. (2007). Acute pulmonary embolus in pregnancy: A case study highlighting the value of TTE. European Journal of Echocardiography, 9(6), 406-9. [More Information]
  • Thomas, L. (2007). Assessment of atrial function. Heart, Lung and Circulation, 16(3), 234-242. [More Information]
  • Sadick, N., Thomas, L. (2007). Cardiovascular manifestations in fabry disease: a clinical and echocardiographic study. Heart, Lung and Circulation, 16(3), 200-206. [More Information]
  • Boyd, A., Schiller, N., Ross, D., Thomas, L. (2007). Segmental atrial contraction in patients restored to sinus rhythm after cardioversion for chronic atrial fibrillation: A colour Doppler tissue imaging study. European Journal of Echocardiography, 9(online), 12-17. [More Information]
  • Thomas, L., Mckay, T., Byth Wilson, K., Marwick, T. (2006). Abnormalities of left atrial function after cardioversion: an atrial strain rate study. Heart, 93(1), 89-95. [More Information]
  • Chong, J., Kumar, S., Thomas, L., Thomas, S. (2006). Supraventricular ectopy and recurrence of atrial fibrillation after electrical cardioversion. Europace, 8(5), 341-344. [More Information]
  • Thomas, L., Watson, S., Iredell, J. (2005). Forewarned is forearmed: antibiotic resistance gene surveillance in critical care. Journal of hospital infection, 60(3), 291-3. [More Information]
  • Thomas, L., Iredell, J., Dillon, B., Mohmand, G., Zelynski, A. (2005). Multiplex PCR for screening of integrons in bacterial lysates. Journal of Microbiological Methods, 62(2), 221-32. [More Information]
  • Thomas, L., Thomas, S., Hoy, M., Boyd, A., Schiller, N., Ross, D. (2004). Comparison Of Left Atrial Volume And Function After Linear Ablation And After Cardioversion For Chronic Atrial Fibrillation. The American Journal of Cardiology, 93(2), 165-170. [More Information]
  • Thomas, L., Boyd, A., Thomas, S., Schiller, N., Ross, D. (2003). Atrial structural remodelling and restoration of atrial contraction after linear ablation for atrial fibrillation. European Heart Journal, 24(21), 1942-1951. [More Information]
  • Thomas, L., Levett, K., Boyd, A., Leung, D., Schiller, N., Ross, D. (2002). Compensatory Changes in Atrial Volumes With Normal Aging: Is Atrial Enlargement Inevitable? Journal of the American College of Cardiology, 40(9), 1630-1635.

Conferences

  • Ross, D., Thomas, L., Eshoo, S. (2007). Changes in left atrial volumes with mild hypertension. 56th Annual Scientific Session of the American College of Cardiology, New York: Elsevier Science.

2013

  • Stoodley, P., Richards, D., Boyd, A., Hui, R., Harnett, P., Meikle, S., Clarke, J., Thomas, L. (2013). Altered left ventricular longitudinal diastolic function correlates with reduced systolic function immediately after anthracycline chemotherapy. European Heart Journal - Cardiovascular Imaging, 14(3), 228-234. [More Information]
  • Boyd, A., Eshoo, S., Richards, D., Thomas, L. (2013). Hypertension accelerates the 'normal' aging process with a premature increase in left atrial volume. Journal of the American Society of Hypertension, 7(2), 149-156. [More Information]
  • Boyd, A., Lo, Q., Devine, K., Tchan, M., Sillence, D., Sadick, N., Richards, D., Thomas, L. (2013). Left atrial enlargement and reduced atrial compliance occurs early in fabry cardiomyopathy. Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography, 26(12), 1415-1423. [More Information]
  • Boyd, A., McKay, T., Nasibi, S., Richards, D., Thomas, L. (2013). Left ventricular mass predicts left atrial appendage thrombus in persistent atrial fibrillation. European Heart Journal - Cardiovascular Imaging, 14(3), 269-275. [More Information]
  • Stoodley, P., Richards, D., Boyd, A., Hui, R., Harnett, P., Meikle, S., Byth Wilson, K., Stuart, K., Clarke, J., Thomas, L. (2013). Left ventricular systolic function in HER2/neu negative breast cancer patients treated with anthracycline chemotherapy: A comparative analysis of left ventricular ejection fraction and myocardial strain imaging over 12 months. European Journal of Cancer, 49(16), 3396-3403. [More Information]
  • Boyd, A., Richards, D., Thomas, L. (2013). Response to the letter: "Left ventricular mass as a discriminator of left atrial appendage thrombus in persistent atrial �?brillation: promise or over-enthusiasm?". European Heart Journal - Cardiovascular Imaging, 14(3), 300-300. [More Information]

2012

  • Kadappu, K., Boyd, A., Eshoo, S., Haluska, B., Yeo, A., Marwick, T., Thomas, L. (2012). Changes in left atrial volume in diabetes mellitus: more than diastolic dysfunction? European Heart Journal - Cardiovascular Imaging, 13(12), 1016-1023. [More Information]
  • Lim, T., Koay, C., See, V., McCall, R., Chik, W., Zecchin, R., Byth Wilson, K., Seow, S., Thomas, L., Ross, D., Thomas, S. (2012). Single-Ring Posterior Left Atrial (Box) Isolation Results in a Different Mode of Recurrence Compared to Wide Antral Pulmonary Vein Isolation on Long-Term Follow-Up: Longer Atrial Fibrillation-Free Survival Time but Similar Survival Time Free of Any Atrial Arrhythmia. Circulation. Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology, 5(5), 968-977. [More Information]
  • Stoodley, P., Tanous, D., Richards, D., Meikle, S., Clarke, J., Hui, R., Thomas, L. (2012). Trastuzumab-Induced Cardiotoxicity: The Role of Two-Dimensional Myocardial Strain Imaging in Diagnosis and Management. Echocardiography, 29(6), E137-E140. [More Information]

2011

  • Prasad, S., See, V., Brown, P., McKay, T., Narayan, A., Kovoor, P., Thomas, L. (2011). Impact of Duration of Ischemia on Left Ventricular Diastolic Properties Following Reperfusion for Acute Myocardial Infarction. The American Journal of Cardiology, 108(3), 348-354. [More Information]

2009

  • Boyd, A., Schiller, N., Ross, D., Thomas, L. (2009). Differential recovery of regional atrial contraction after restoration of sinus rhythm after intraoperative linear radiofrequency ablation for atrial fibrillation. The American Journal of Cardiology, 103(4), 528-534. [More Information]
  • Boyd, A., Cooper, M., Thomas, L. (2009). Segmental atrial function following percutaneous closure of atrial septum using occluder device. American Society of Echocardiography. Journal, 22(5), 508-516. [More Information]

2008

  • Stoodley, P., Costa, R., Richards, D., Thomas, L. (2008). Acute myocardial infarction complicated by LV free wall rupture: The benefits of echocardiography. European Journal of Echocardiography, 9(1), 188-189. [More Information]
  • Eshoo, S., Ross, D., Thomas, L. (2008). Evaluation of Left Atrial Size on Transoesophageal Echocardiography: What is the Best Measure? Heart, Lung and Circulation, 17, 100-106. [More Information]
  • McCall, R., Stoodley, P., Richards, D., Thomas, L. (2008). Restrictive cardiomyopathy versus constrictive pericarditis: making the distinction using tissue Doppler imaging. European Heart Journal - Cardiovascular Imaging, 9(4), 591-4. [More Information]
  • Thomas, L., Hoy, M., Byth Wilson, K., Schiller, N. (2008). The left atrial function index: A rhythm independent marker of atrial function. European Journal of Echocardiography, 9(3), 356-362. [More Information]
  • Thomas, L., Veltman, M., Levett, K., Hoy, M., Ross, D. (2008). Transoesophageal echocardiography and cardioversion: feasibility of a combined approach in clinical practice. Heart, Lung and Circulation, 17(3), 211-214. [More Information]
  • Chong, J., Chard, R., McKay, T., Thomas, L. (2008). Two-dimensional and three-dimensional transthoracic echocardiography in surgical planning for right atrial metastatic melanoma. European Journal of Echocardiography, 9. [More Information]
  • Worthington, A., Thomas, L. (2008). Valvular heart disease associated with taking low-dose pergolide for restless legs syndrome. European Journal of Echocardiography, 9(6), 828-830. [More Information]

2007

  • Stoodley, P., Cooper, M., Thomas, L. (2007). Acute pulmonary embolus in pregnancy: A case study highlighting the value of TTE. European Journal of Echocardiography, 9(6), 406-9. [More Information]
  • Thomas, L. (2007). Assessment of atrial function. Heart, Lung and Circulation, 16(3), 234-242. [More Information]
  • Sadick, N., Thomas, L. (2007). Cardiovascular manifestations in fabry disease: a clinical and echocardiographic study. Heart, Lung and Circulation, 16(3), 200-206. [More Information]
  • Ross, D., Thomas, L., Eshoo, S. (2007). Changes in left atrial volumes with mild hypertension. 56th Annual Scientific Session of the American College of Cardiology, New York: Elsevier Science.
  • Boyd, A., Schiller, N., Ross, D., Thomas, L. (2007). Segmental atrial contraction in patients restored to sinus rhythm after cardioversion for chronic atrial fibrillation: A colour Doppler tissue imaging study. European Journal of Echocardiography, 9(online), 12-17. [More Information]

2006

  • Thomas, L., Mckay, T., Byth Wilson, K., Marwick, T. (2006). Abnormalities of left atrial function after cardioversion: an atrial strain rate study. Heart, 93(1), 89-95. [More Information]
  • Chong, J., Kumar, S., Thomas, L., Thomas, S. (2006). Supraventricular ectopy and recurrence of atrial fibrillation after electrical cardioversion. Europace, 8(5), 341-344. [More Information]

2005

  • Thomas, L., Watson, S., Iredell, J. (2005). Forewarned is forearmed: antibiotic resistance gene surveillance in critical care. Journal of hospital infection, 60(3), 291-3. [More Information]
  • Thomas, L., Iredell, J., Dillon, B., Mohmand, G., Zelynski, A. (2005). Multiplex PCR for screening of integrons in bacterial lysates. Journal of Microbiological Methods, 62(2), 221-32. [More Information]

2004

  • Thomas, L., Thomas, S., Hoy, M., Boyd, A., Schiller, N., Ross, D. (2004). Comparison Of Left Atrial Volume And Function After Linear Ablation And After Cardioversion For Chronic Atrial Fibrillation. The American Journal of Cardiology, 93(2), 165-170. [More Information]

2003

  • Thomas, L., Boyd, A., Thomas, S., Schiller, N., Ross, D. (2003). Atrial structural remodelling and restoration of atrial contraction after linear ablation for atrial fibrillation. European Heart Journal, 24(21), 1942-1951. [More Information]

2002

  • Thomas, L., Levett, K., Boyd, A., Leung, D., Schiller, N., Ross, D. (2002). Compensatory Changes in Atrial Volumes With Normal Aging: Is Atrial Enlargement Inevitable? Journal of the American College of Cardiology, 40(9), 1630-1635.

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