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Associate Professor Stewart Mann

Stewart-Mann---Head-of-Department-MedicineDM (Oxon), FRCP, FRACP, FCSANZ

Associate Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine

Contact details

Department of Medicine
University of Otago Wellington
PO Box 7343
Wellington 6242
New Zealand

Tel +64 4 918 6793
Mob +64 27 446 5256
Email stewart.mann@otago.ac.nz

Role

Dr Stewart Mann contributes to teaching on MICN401, MICN501 and MICN601 along with postgraduate supervision and allied health staff teaching.

Current interests include prevention of coronary disease, management of hypertension, clinical cardiology, myocardial biomarkers and clinical decision making. Extensive past work using ambulatory blood pressure monitoring.

Offices held, research expertise and interests

Chair, Cardiac Care Special Advisory Group and Board Member, New Zealand Heart Foundation
Editor, NZ Cardiology Research Review
Past NZ Honorary Secretary/Treasurer and later Chair, Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand
Past International Adviser, Royal College of Physicians (UK)
Past Member, Specialist Advisory Committee for Cardiology, RACP
Member, External Medical Advisory Group, Southern Cross Healthcare
Member BMA, NZMA, ASH, ISH
Trustee, Capital Cardiovascular Research Trust, Heart Trust Hutt
Member, Orpheus Choir of Wellington
Co-Concertmaster, Hutt Valley Orchestra

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Publications

Ellis, C. J., Gamble, G. D., Williams, M. J. A., Matsis, P., Elliott, J. M., Devlin, G., Mann, S., … for the Regional Cardiac Society NZ ACS Audit Group, including Richards, M., & Nixon, G. (2019). All-cause mortality following an acute coronary syndrome: 12-year follow-up of the comprehensive 2002 New Zealand Acute Coronary Syndrome Audit. Heart, Lung & Circulation, 28(2), 245-256. doi: 10.1016/j.hlc.2017.10.015

Aryal, N., Weatherall, M., Bhatta, Y. K. D., & Mann, S. (2019). Reply to a letter to the Editor regarding the article "Blood pressure and hypertension in people living at high altitude in Nepal". Hypertension Research, 42(7), 1096. doi: 10.1038/s41440-019-0252-4

Aryal, N., Weatherall, M., Bhatta, Y. K. D., & Mann, S. (2018). Blood pressure and hypertension in people living at high altitude in Nepal. Hypertension Research. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1038/s41440-018-0138-x

Aryal, N., Weatherall, M., Bhatta, Y. K. D., & Mann, S. (2017). Lipid profiles, glycated hemoglobin, and diabetes in people living at high altitude in Nepal. International Journal of Environmental Research & Public Health, 14, 1041. doi: 10.3390/ijerph14091041

Elliott, J. M., Wang, T. K. M., Gamble, G., Williams, M., Matsis, P., Troughton, R., … Mann, S., Richards, M., … Ellis, C. (2017). A decade of improvement in the management of New Zealand ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) patients: Results from the New Zealand Acute Coronary Syndrome (ACS) Audit Group national audits of 2002, 2007 and 2012. New Zealand Medical Journal, 130(1453), 17-28. Retrieved from https://www.nzma.org.nz/journal

Chapter in Book - Other

Arroll, B., Fitton, A., & Mann, S. (2009). Pharmacotherapy: Lowering blood pressure. In R. Hobbs & B. Arroll (Eds.), Cardiovascular risk management. (pp. 64-70). Chichester, UK: Wiley-Blackwell.

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Journal - Research Article

Ellis, C. J., Gamble, G. D., Williams, M. J. A., Matsis, P., Elliott, J. M., Devlin, G., Mann, S., … for the Regional Cardiac Society NZ ACS Audit Group, including Richards, M., & Nixon, G. (2019). All-cause mortality following an acute coronary syndrome: 12-year follow-up of the comprehensive 2002 New Zealand Acute Coronary Syndrome Audit. Heart, Lung & Circulation, 28(2), 245-256. doi: 10.1016/j.hlc.2017.10.015

Aryal, N., Weatherall, M., Bhatta, Y. K. D., & Mann, S. (2018). Blood pressure and hypertension in people living at high altitude in Nepal. Hypertension Research. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1038/s41440-018-0138-x

Aryal, N., Weatherall, M., Bhatta, Y. K. D., & Mann, S. (2017). Lipid profiles, glycated hemoglobin, and diabetes in people living at high altitude in Nepal. International Journal of Environmental Research & Public Health, 14, 1041. doi: 10.3390/ijerph14091041

Elliott, J. M., Wang, T. K. M., Gamble, G., Williams, M., Matsis, P., Troughton, R., … Mann, S., Richards, M., … Ellis, C. (2017). A decade of improvement in the management of New Zealand ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) patients: Results from the New Zealand Acute Coronary Syndrome (ACS) Audit Group national audits of 2002, 2007 and 2012. New Zealand Medical Journal, 130(1453), 17-28. Retrieved from https://www.nzma.org.nz/journal

Aryal, N., Weatherall, M., Bhatta, Y. K. D., & Mann, S. (2017). Electrocardiography in people living at high altitude of Nepal. Heart Asia, 9(1), 48-53. doi: 10.1136/heartasia-2016-010838

Pokorney, S. D., Piccini, J. P., Stevens, S. R., Patel, M. R., Pieper, K. S., Halperin, J. L., … for the ROCKET AF Steering Committee & Investigators, including Richards, M., Mann, S., & Wilkins, G. (2016). Cause of death and predictors of all-cause mortality in anticoagulated patients with nonvalvular atrial fibrilation: Data from ROCKET AF. Journal of the American Heart Association, 5(3), e002197. doi: 10.1161/JAHA.115.002197

Aryal, N., Regmi, P. R., van Teijlingen, E., Simkhada, P., Adhikary, P., Bhatta, Y. K. D., & Mann, S. (2016). Injury and mortality in young Nepalese migrant workers: A call for public health action. Asia-Pacific Journal of Public Health, 28(8), 703-705. doi: 10.1177/1010539516668628

Aryal, N., Weatherall, M., Bhatta, Y. K. D., & Mann, S. (2016). Blood pressure and hypertension in adults permanently living at high altitude: A systematic review and meta-analysis. High Altitude Medicine & Biology, 17(3), 185-193. doi: 10.1089/ham.2015.0118

Doolan-Noble, F., Tracey, J., & Mann, S. (2012). Why are there gaps in our management of those with high cardiovascular risk? Journal of Primary Health Care, 4(1), 21-29.

Tonkin, A., Hunt, D., Voysey, M., Kesäniemi, A., Hamer, A., Waites, J., … Mann, S., … Keech, A. C. (2012). Effects of fenofibrate on cardiovascular events in patients with diabetes, with and without prior cardiovascular disease: The Fenofibrate Intervention and Event Lowering in Diabetes (FIELD) study. American Heart Journal, 163(3), 508-514. doi: 10.1016/j.ahj.2011.12.004

Mann, S. (2010). Diagnosing a heart attack: Are biomarkers the be-all and end-all? New Zealand Journal of Medical Laboratory Science, 64(2), 38-39.

Burgess, D. C., Hunt, D., Li, L., Zannino, D., Williamson, E., Davis, T. M. E., … Mann, S., & Keech, A. C. (2010). Incidence and predictors of silent myocardial infarction in type 2 diabetes and the effect of fenofibrate: An analysis from the Fenofibrate Intervention and Event Lowering in Diabetes (FIELD) Study. European Heart Journal, 31(1), 92-99. doi: 10.1093/eurheartj/ehp377

Sapre, N., Mann, S., & Elley, C. R. (2009). Doctors' perceptions of the prognostic benefit of statins in patients who have had myocardial infarction. Internal Medicine Journal, 39(5), 277-282. doi: 10.1111/j.1445-5994.2008.01729.x

Tobias, M., Yeh, L.-C., Wright, C., Riddell, T., Chan, W. C., Jackson, R., & Mann, S. (2009). The burden of coronary heart disease in Māori: Population-based estimates for 2000-02. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Public Health, 33(4), 384-387. doi: 10.1111/j.1753-6405.2009.00412.x

Chan, W. C., Wright, C., Tobias, M., Mann, S., & Jackson, R. (2008). Explaining trends in coronary heart disease hospitalisations in New Zealand: Trend for admissions and incidence can be in opposite directions. Heart, 94, 1589-1593. doi: 10.1136/hrt.2008.142588

Tobias, M., Taylor, R., Yeh, L.-C., Huang, K., Mann, S., & Sharpe, N. (2008). Did it fall or was it pushed? The contribution of trends in established risk factors to the decline in premature coronary heart disease mortality in New Zealand. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Public Health, 32(2), 117-125. doi: 10.1111/j.1753-6405.2008.00186.x

Tobias, M., Chan, W. C., Wright, C., Jackson, R., Mann, S., & Yeh, L.-C. (2008). Can the incidence and prevalence of coronary heart disease be determined from routinely collected national data? Population-based estimates for New Zealand in 2001-03. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Public Health, 32(1), 24-27. doi: 10.1111/j.1753-6405.2008.00161.x

Bridgman, P. G., Ashrafi, A. N., Mann, S., Whalley, G. A., on behalf of the SCANZ collaborators. (2008). Survey of clinical echocardiography in New Zealand (SCANZ). New Zealand Medical Journal, 121(1269). Retrieved from http://journal.nzma.org.nz/journal/121-1269/2924/content.pdf

Law, K., Elley, R., Tietjens, J., & Mann, S. (2006). Troponin testing for chest pain in primary healthcare: A survey of its use by general practitioners in New Zealand. New Zealand Medical Journal, 119(1238). Retrieved from http://journal.nzma.org.nz/journal/119-1238/2082/content.pdf

Mann, S., Tietjens, J., Law, K., & Elley, R. (2006). Troponin testing for chest pain in primary healthcare: A New Zealand audit. New Zealand Medical Journal, 119(1238). Retrieved from http://journal.nzma.org.nz/journal/119-1238/2083/content.pdf

Tobias, M., Sexton, K., Mann, S., & Sharpe, N. (2006). How low can it go? Projecting ischaemic heart disease mortality in New Zealand to 2015. New Zealand Medical Journal, 119(1232). Retrieved from http://journal.nzma.org.nz/journal/119-1232/1932/content.pdf

FIELD Study Investigators, including Scott, R., & Mann, S. (2005). Effects of long-term fenofibrate therapy on cardiovascular events in 9795 people with type 2 diabetes mellitus (the FIELD study): Randomised controlled trial. Lancet, 366(9500), 1849-1861.

Ellis, C., Devlin, G., Matsis, P., Elliott, J., Williams, M., Gamble, G., Mann, S., … for the New Zealand Acute Coronary Syndromes (NZACS) Audit Group. (2004). Acute coronary syndrome patients in New Zealand receive less invasive management when admitted to hospitals without invasive facilities. New Zealand Medical Journal, 117(1197). Retrieved from http://journal.nzma.org.nz/journal/117-1197/954/content.pdf

Ellis, C., Gamble, G., French, J., Devlin, G., Matsis, P., Elliott, J., Mann, S., Williams, M., … for the New Zealand Acute Coronary Syndromes (NZACS) Audit Group. (2004). Management of patients admitted with an acute coronary syndrome in New Zealand: Results of a comprehensive nationwide audit. New Zealand Medical Journal, 117(1197). Retrieved from http://journal.nzma.org.nz/journal/117-1197/953/content.pdf

The FIELD Study Investigators, including Mann, S. (2004). The need for a large-scale trial of fibrate therapy in diabetes: The rationale and design of the Fenofibrate Intervention and Event Lowering in Diabetes (FIELD) study. Cardiovascular Diabetology, 3, 9. doi: 10.1186/1475-2840-3-9

The LIPID Study Group, including Mann, S. (2002). Long-term effectiveness and safety of pravastatin in 9014 patients with coronary heart disease and average cholesterol concentrations: The LIPID trial follow-up. Lancet, 359, 1379-1387.

Pacific Study Group, including Williams, M., & Mann, S. (2002). Effects of the vasopeptidase inhibitor, omapatrilat, in 723 patients with coronary heart disease. Journal of the Renin-Angiotensin-Aldosterone System, 3(4), 270-276.

The Hirulog and Early Reperfusion or Occlusion (HERO)-2 Trial Investigators, including Mann, S. (2001). Thrombin-specific anticoagulation with bivalirudin versus heparin in patients receiving fibrinolytic therapy for acute myocardial infraction: The HERO-2 randomised trial. Lancet, 358, 1855-1863.

Hunt, D., Young, P., Simes, J., Hague, W., Mann, S., & ... (2001). Benefits of Pravastatin on cardiovascular events and mortality in older patients with coronary heart disease are equal to or exceed those seen in younger patients: Results from the LIPID trial. Annals of Internal Medicine, 134(10), 931-940.

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Journal - Research Other

Mann, S., & McBain, L. (2012). The use of troponin testing in primary care. New Zealand Medical Journal, 125(1357). Retrieved from http://www.nzma.org.nz/journal

Mann, S. (2009). Poster boarding [Letter]. British Medical Journal, 338(7689), 09598146. doi: 10.1136/bmj.b193

ST-Elevation Mycocardial Infarction Guidelines Group, and the New Zealand Branch of the Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand, including Wong, C.-K., Crozier, I., Elliott, J., & Mann, S. (2005). ST-elevation myocardial infarction: New Zealand Management Guidelines [Special article]. New Zealand Medical Journal, 118(1223). Retrieved from http://journal.nzma.org.nz/journal/118-1223/1679/content.pdf

Non ST-Elevation Acute Coronary Syndrome Guidelines Group, and the New Zealand Branch of the Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand, including Wong, C.-K., Crozier, I., Elliott, J., & Mann, S. (2005). Non ST-elevation acute coronary syndromes: New Zealand Management Guidelines [Special article]. New Zealand Medical Journal, 118(1223). Retrieved from http://journal.nzma.org.nz/journal/118-1223/1680/content.pdf

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Journal - Professional & Other Non-Research Articles

Aryal, N., Weatherall, M., Bhatta, Y. K. D., & Mann, S. (2019). Reply to a letter to the Editor regarding the article "Blood pressure and hypertension in people living at high altitude in Nepal". Hypertension Research, 42(7), 1096. doi: 10.1038/s41440-019-0252-4

Non ST-Elevation Acute Coronary Syndrome Guidelines Group, and the New Zealand Branch of the Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand, including Wong, C.-K., Smyth, D., Wilkins, G., Crozier, I., Elliott, J., Simmonds, M., Williams, M., Matsis, P., Harding, S., & Mann, S. (2012). New Zealand 2012 guidelines for the management of non ST-elevation acute coronary syndromes [Special article]. New Zealand Medical Journal, 125(1357). Retrieved from http://www.nzma.org.nz/journal

Mann, S. (2009). [Independent commentary of published medical research]. Cardiology Research Review, (23). Retrieved from http://www.researchreview.co.nz/

Mann, S. (2009). Hypertension and CVD risk [How to treat]. New Zealand Doctor, (November), 25-30.

Mann, S. (2009). [Independent commentary of published medical research]. Cardiology Research Review, (20). Retrieved from http://www.researchreview.co.nz/

Mann, S. (2009). [Independent commentary of published medical research]. Cardiology Research Review, (17). Retrieved from http://www.researchreview.co.nz/

Mann, S. (2009). [Independent commentary of published medical research]. Cardiology Research Review, (25). Retrieved from http://www.researchreview.co.nz/

Mann, S. (2009). Stable angina pectoris [How to treat]. New Zealand Doctor, (March), 17-24.

Mann, S. (2009). [Independent commentary of published medical research]. Cardiology Research Review, (24). Retrieved from http://www.researchreview.co.nz/

Mann, S. (2009). [Independent commentary of published medical research]. Cardiology Research Review, (26). Retrieved from http://www.researchreview.co.nz/

Mann, S. (2009). [Independent commentary of published medical research]. Cardiology Research Review, (22). Retrieved from http://www.researchreview.co.nz/

Mann, S. (2009). [Independent commentary of published medical research]. Cardiology Research Review, (21). Retrieved from http://www.researchreview.co.nz/

Mann, S. (2009). [Independent commentary of published medical research]. Cardiology Research Review, (19). Retrieved from http://www.researchreview.co.nz/

Mann, S. (2008). [Independent commentary of published medical research]. Cardiology Research Review, (16). Retrieved from http://www.researchreview.co.nz/research_review_catalogue.cfm?ID=29

Mann, S. (2008). [Independent commentary of published medical research]. Cardiology Research Review, (14). Retrieved from http://www.researchreview.co.nz/research_review_catalogue.cfm?ID=29

Mann, S. (2008). [Independent commentary of published medical research]. Cardiology Research Review, (7). Retrieved from http://www.researchreview.co.nz/research_review_catalogue.cfm?ID=29

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