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    Tien Ng, PharmD

    TitleAssociate Professor of Clinical Pharmacy
    SchoolSchool of Pharmacy
    DepartmentClinical Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Econ. and Policy
    AddressPSC B15
    Health Sciences Campus
    Los Angeles California 90089-9121
    Phone+1 323 442 1840
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      Dr. Ng completed a BS Pharmacy in 1994 from Dalhousie University in Halifax (Canada), a PharmD in 1998 from Wayne State University (Detroit) and a Cardiovascular Pharmacotherapy Fellowship in 2000 from the University of Utah (Salt Lake City). He has been a board certified pharmacotherapy specialist since 2001. Prior to joining USC in March 2004, Dr. Ng was an assistant professor at the University of Nebraska Medical Center. He was the recipient of the Heart Failure Society of America Clinical/Integrative Physiology New Investigator Award in 2002.


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      1. Ng T, Menon R, Hauptman PJ. Reconfiguring the Hospital-to-Home Transition Into an Active Treatment Period for Patients With Heart Failure. JAMA Cardiol. 2017 May 01; 2(5):467-468. PMID: 28249071.
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      2. Ng T, Goland S, Elkayam U. Relaxin for the Treatment of Acute Decompensated Heart Failure: Pharmacology, Mechanisms of Action, and Clinical Evidence. Cardiol Rev. 2016 Jul-Aug; 24(4):194-204. PMID: 26331289.
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      3. Ng T. Natriuretic Peptides as Therapy for Heart Failure--Unfulfilled Promise? J Card Fail. 2015 Nov; 21(11):865-7. PMID: 26348664.
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      4. McComb MN, Chao JY, Ng T. Direct Vasodilators and Sympatholytic Agents. J Cardiovasc Pharmacol Ther. 2016 Jan; 21(1):3-19. PMID: 26033778.
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      5. Ng T, Cao DX, Patel KA, Wong YM, Prasad M, Lou M, Elkayam U. Association of hyponatremia to diuretic response and incidence of increased serum creatinine levels in hospitalized patients with acute decompensated heart failure. Cardiology. 2014; 128(4):333-42. PMID: 24942293.
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      6. Ng T, Konopka E, Hyderi AF, Hshieh S, Tsuji Y, Kim BJ, Han SY, Phan DH, Jeng AI, Lou M, Elkayam U. Comparison of bumetanide- and metolazone-based diuretic regimens to furosemide in acute heart failure. J Cardiovasc Pharmacol Ther. 2013 Jul; 18(4):345-53. PMID: 23538300.
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      7. Chan CY, Peterson EJ, Ng T. Thiazide diuretics as chronic antihypertensive therapy in patients with severe renal disease--is there a role in the absence of diuresis? Ann Pharmacother. 2012 Nov; 46(11):1554-8. PMID: 23136355.
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      8. Ng T, Hshieh S, Chan CY, Elkayam U. Clinical experience with low-dose continuous infusion of furosemide in acute heart failure: assessment of efficacy and safety. J Cardiovasc Pharmacol Ther. 2012 Dec; 17(4):373-81. PMID: 22610091.
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      9. Ng T, Ackerbauer KA, Hyderi AF, Hshieh S, Elkayam U. Comparative effects of nesiritide and nitroglycerin on renal function, and incidence of renal injury by traditional and RIFLE criteria in acute heart failure. J Cardiovasc Pharmacol Ther. 2012 Mar; 17(1):79-85. PMID: 21536855.
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      10. Chow SL, Ng T, Litwinski RA, Kangavari S, Weiss M. Effect of iodixanol and ioxilan on QT interval and renal function in patients with systolic heart failure. Int J Cardiol. 2012 Jan 12; 154(1):17-21. PMID: 20870304.
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      11. Olsen KM, Ng T. Introduction: infectious diseases in the critically ill. J Pharm Pract. 2010 Feb; 23(1):5. PMID: 21507787.
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      12. Ng T, Olsen KM, McCartan MA, Puumala SE, Speidel KM, Miller MA, Sears TD. Drug-induced QTc-interval prolongation in the intensive care unit: incidence and predictors. J Pharm Pract. 2010 Feb; 23(1):19-24. PMID: 21507789.
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      13. Ng T, Tsai F, Khatri N, Barakat MN, Elkayam U. Venous thromboembolism in hospitalized patients with heart failure: incidence, prognosis, and prevention. Circ Heart Fail. 2010 Jan; 3(1):165-73. PMID: 20086221.
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      14. Goodwin SD, Kane-Gill SL, Ng T, Melroy JT, Hess MM, Tallian K, Trujillo TC, Vermeulen LC. Rewards and advancements for clinical pharmacists. Pharmacotherapy. 2010 Jan; 30(1):114. PMID: 20030483.
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      15. Jackevicius CA, Page RL, Chow S, Dunn SP, Lee CR, Ng T, Rodgers JE, Vardeny O, Wiggins BS, Munger MA. High-impact articles related to the management of heart failure: 2008 update. Pharmacotherapy. 2009 Jan; 29(1):82-120. PMID: 19113799.
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      16. Ng T, Dasta JF, Durtschi AJ, McLaughlin TP, Feldman DS. Characteristics, drug therapy, and outcomes from a database of 500,000 hospitalized patients with a discharge diagnosis of heart failure. Congest Heart Fail. 2008 Jul-Aug; 14(4):202-10. PMID: 18772626.
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      17. Ng T, Bell AM, Hong C, Hara JM, Touchette DR, Danskey KN, Lindsay TT, Puumala SE. Pharmacist monitoring of QTc interval-prolonging medications in critically ill medical patients: a pilot study. Ann Pharmacother. 2008 Apr; 42(4):475-82. PMID: 18319393.
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      18. Elkayam U, Ng T, Hatamizadeh P, Janmohamed M, Mehra A. Renal Vasodilatory Action of Dopamine in Patients With Heart Failure: Magnitude of Effect and Site of Action. Circulation. 2008 Jan 15; 117(2):200-205. PMID: 18172028.
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      19. Munger MA, Ng T, Van Tassell BW. Controversy and conflict in the treatment of acute decompensated heart failure: nesiritide as evidence-based treatment. Pharmacotherapy. 2007 May; 27(5):619-25. PMID: 17461695.
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      20. Ng T, Singh AK, Dasta JF, Feldman D, Mebazaa A. Contemporary issues in the pharmacologic management of acute heart failure. Crit Care Clin. 2006 Apr; 22(2):199-219, v. PMID: 16677996.
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      21. Ng T, Shurmur SW, Silver M, Nissen LR, O'Leary EL, Rigmaiden RS, Cieciorka M, Porter LL, Ineck BA, Kline ME, Puumala SE. Comparison of N-acetylcysteine and fenoldopam for preventing contrast-induced nephropathy (CAFCIN). Int J Cardiol. 2006 May 24; 109(3):322-8. PMID: 16039733.
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      22. Arnold LM, Nissen LR, Ng T. Moxifloxacin and warfarin: additional evidence for a clinically relevant interaction. Pharmacotherapy. 2005 Jun; 25(6):904-7. PMID: 15927911.
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      23. Ng T, Carter O, Guillory GS, Howard PA, Lee CR, Rodgers JE, Uber PA, Wiggins BS, Munger MA, Patterson JH. High-impact articles related to the pharmacotherapeutic management of systolic heart failure. Pharmacotherapy. 2004 Nov; 24(11):1594-633. PMID: 15537564.
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      24. Ng T. Levosimendan, a new calcium-sensitizing inotrope for heart failure. Pharmacotherapy. 2004 Oct; 24(10):1366-84. PMID: 15628834.
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      25. Ineck BA, Ng T. Effects of subclinical hypothyroidism and its treatment on serum lipids. Ann Pharmacother. 2003 May; 37(5):725-30. PMID: 12708952.
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      26. Ng T, Munger MA, Lombardi WL, Doing TH, Ryujin DT, Young DC, Lugo RA. Chronically inhaled salmeterol improves pulmonary function in heart failure. J Cardiovasc Pharmacol. 2002 Jul; 40(1):140-5. PMID: 12072587.
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      27. Ng T, Cheang KI, Munger MA, Callahan KS. Neurohormonal activation does not explain elevated tissue factor expression in heart failure. Thromb Haemost. 2002 Jan; 87(1):176-7. PMID: 11858185.
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