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Prof. Stephen Fava
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Professor Stephen Fava

Journal Papers

  1. Delayed Bezafibrate-Induced Angio-Oedema in a 68 year-old man. Frendo M, Theuma R, Fava S.  Br J Clin Pharmacology 2007 Oct;64(4):560-1. Journal impact factor 2.96
  2. New Insights Into The Pathophysiology of Diabetic Nephropathy. Fava S.  British Journal of Renal Medicine 2007, 12(2); 26-27

Invited Review:

  1. Role of postprandial hyperglycemia in cardiovascular disease.  Fava S.  Expert Review of Cardiovascular Therapy, July 2008, 6 (6); 859-872.

  2. The Role of Tubular Injury in Diabetic Nephropathy.  Magri CJ, Fava S.  European Journal of Internal Medicine, Oct 2009; 20(6):551-555.

  3. Incidence and Location of Foot Ulcer Recurrence in Maltese Diabetic Patients.  Galea AM, Springett K, Bungay H, Clift S, Fava S, Cachia MJ.  The Diabetic Foot Journal Jan 2009; 12(4): 181-186

  4. Rhinocerebral mucormycosis complicated by Diabetes Insipidus: a Case Report and Literature Review.  Magri CJ, Farrugia E, Piscopo T, Fava S.  Infectious Diseases in Clinical Practice 2010; 18(1): 56-61.

  5. Long-Term Survival After Acute Myocardial Infarction And Relation To Type 2 Diabetes and Other Risk Factors.  Gruppetta M, Calleja N, Fava S.  Clin Cardiol 2010 Jul;33(7):424-9.

  6. Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy in a Patient with Severe Hypothyroidism: a Case Report.  Micallef T, Gruppetta M, Cassar A, Fava S.  Journal of Cardiovascular Medicine 2010 Oct 16.

  7. Ankle-brachial index in a type 2 diabetic population with proliferative retinopathy: Associated Risk Factors & Complications.  Magri CJ, Calleja N, Buhagiar G, Fava S, Vassallo J.   Int J Angiol. 2012 Apr;31(2):134-41. 

  8. Correlation of Worldwide Incidence of Type 1 Diabetes (Diamond) With prevalence of Asthma and Atopic Eczema (ISAAC).  Fsadni P, Fsadni C, Fava S, Montefort S.   Clin Resp J 2011 Apr 18. doi: 10.1111/j.1752-699X.2011.00239.x.

  9. Predictors of Vibration Perception Threshold in type 2 Diabetic Patients with Proliferative Retinopathy.  Magri CJ, Calleja N, Buhagiar G, Fava S, Vassallo J.   Postgrad Med J. 2011 Oct;87(1032):658-63. 

  10. Inverted Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy Secondary to Adrenaline Injection.  Magri CJ, Felice H, Fava S.  Br J Hosp Med . 2011 Nov;72(11):646-7

  11. Factors Associated With Diabetic Nephropathy in Subjects with Proliferative Retinopathy.  Magri CJ, Calleja N, Buhagiar G, Fava S, Vassallo J.  Int Urol Nephrol. 2012 Feb;44(1):197-206.

  12. Peroxisome Proliferator-Activated Receptor-Gamma and The Endothelium: Implications in Cardiovascular Disease.  Magri CJ, Gatt N, Xuereb R, Fava S.  Expert Review of Cardiovascular Therapy 2011 Oct;9(10):1279-94.

  13. Albuminuria & Gromerular Filtration Rate In Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus.  Magri CJ, Fava S.  Minerva Urologica.  2011 Dec;63(4):273-80

  14. Heart Failure with Preserved Ejection Fraction & Diabetes Mellitus.  Magri CJ, Cassar A, Fava S, Felice H.   Journal of Diabetes Research & Clinical Metabolism (in press)

  15. Should diabetes still be considered a coronary artery disease equivalent?  Magri CJ, Fava S.  Journal of Cardiovascular Medicine 2012 Aug 8.

Invited Editorial

  1. The Diabetic Eye: A Window to the Heart & the Vascular System.  Magri CJ, Fava S.  Journal of Diabetes & Metabolism. 2012 (in press)

Book Chapters

  1. Diabetic Nephropathy: A Cardiovascular Risk Factor.  Diseases of Renal Parenchyma, edited by Manisha Sahay. ISBN 978-953-51-0245-8. Online version at:

  2. Diagnosis, Prevention and Management of Diabetic Nephropathy. Nephropathy: Prevention, Diagnosis and Treatment. ISBN 978-1-62081-580-9

  3. Chronic Kidney Disease and Cardiovascular Risk Nephropathy. Nephropathy: Prevention, Diagnosis and Treatment (in press). ISBN 978-1-62081-580-9. 
Last Updated: 15 August 2013

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