Cardiology

1. Kumthekar, A., Cossarini, F., Shih, J. C., Taub, C. C., & Massera, D. (2015). Ranolazine-induced repolarization changes: a case report. The American journal of medicine, 128(7) (2015):e3-e5. PMID: 25660248

2. Mojadidi MK, Gevorgyan R, Noureddin R, Tobis JM. “The Effect of Patent Foramen Ovale Closure in Patients with Platypnea-Orthodeoxia Syndrome. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv.” 2015 Jun 9 [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 26063336

3. Lalani M, Kaur H, Mohammed N, Amanzai O, Mailk N, van Wyk A, Rashid H, Jan S, Kakar RM, Mojadidi MK, Leslie T. “Substandard Antimalarials Available in Afghanistan: A Case for Assessing the Quality of Drugs in Resource Poor Settings.” Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2015 Apr 20. [Epub ahead of print]. PMID: 25897070

4. Eshtehardi P, Pamerla M, Mojadidi MK, Goodman-Meza D, Hovnanians N, Gupta A, Lupercio F, Mazurek JA, Zolty R. “Addition of Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme Inhibitors to Beta-Blockers Has a Distinct Effect on Hispanics Compared With African Americans and Whites With Heart Failure and Reduced Ejection Fraction: A Propensity Score-Matching Study.” J Card Fail. 2015 Mar 21. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 25805065

5. Romero J, Husain SA, Chavez P, Kelesidis I, Mojadidi MK, Medina H, Taub C, Makani H, Travin M, Pina I, Garcia M. “Non-Invasive Assessment of Low Risk Acute Chest Pain in the Emergency Department: A Comparative Meta-Analysis of Prospective Studies.” Int J Cardiol. 187:565-580 (2015). PMID: 25863305

6. Mojadidi MK, Goodman-Meza D, Eshtehardi P, Pamerla M, Msaouel P, Roberts SC, Winoker JS, Jadeja NM, Zolty R. “Thrombocytopenia is an independent predictor of mortality in pulmonary hypertension.” Heart Lung. 43(6):569-73 (2015). PMID: 25169667

7. Perez IE, Garcia MJ, Taub CC. “Multimodality Imaging in Cardiac Sarcoidosis: Is There a Winner?” Curr Cardiol Rev. 2015 [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 25784137

8. Zhang, L., Lin, E. Y., Bhandari, D., Pamerla, M., Lui, G. K., & Taub, C. C. (2014). Utilization of Real-time 3D Transesophageal Echocardiography in an Urban Academic Medical Center. Journal of Cardiovascular Disease Research Vol, 5(2), 9.

9. Zong, P., Zhang, L., Shaban, N. M., Peña, J., Jiang, L., & Taub, C. C. (2014). Left heart chamber quantification in obese patients: how does larger body size affect echocardiographic measurements?. Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography, 27(12), 1267-1274. PMID 25193637

10. Romero J, Perez IE, Krumerman A, Garcia MJ, Lucariello RJ. “Left atrial appendage closure devices.” Clin Med Insights Cardiol. 8:45-52 (2014). PMID: 24963274

11. Salamon JN, Kelesidis I, Msaouel P, Mazurek JA, Mannem S, Adzic A, Zolty R. “Outcomes in World Health Organization Group II Pulmonary Hypertension: mortality and readmission trends with systolic and preserved ejection fraction induced pulmonary hypertension.” J Card Fail. (2014) [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 24858070

12. Corban MT, Hung OY, Eshtehardi P, Rasoul-Arzrumly E, McDaniel M, Mekonnen G, Timmins LH, Lutz J, Guyton RA, Samady H. “Myocardial Bridging: Contemporary Understanding of Pathophysiology With Implications for Diagnostic and Therapeutic Strategies.” J Am Coll Cardiol 63(22):2346-2355 (2014). PMID: 24583304

13. Mojadidi MK, Winoker JS, Roberts SC, Msaouel P, Gevorgyan R, Zolty R. “Two-dimensional echocardiography using second harmonic imaging for the diagnosis of intracardiac right-to-left shunt: a meta-analysis of prospective studies.” Int J Cardiovasc Imaging. (2014) [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 24740212

14. Holzhauser L, Zolty R. “Endothelin receptor polymorphisms in the cardiovascular system: potential implications for therapy and screening.” Heart Fail Rev. (2014) [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 24570333

15. Mojadidi MK, Winoker JS, Roberts SC, Msaouel P, Zaman MO, Gevorgyan R, Tobis JM. “Accuracy of Conventional Transthoracic Echocardiography for the Diagnosis of Intracardiac Right-to-Left Shunt: A Meta-Analysis of Prospective Studies.” Echocardiography. (2014) [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 24689727

16. Jenke A, Holzhauser L, Löbel M, Savvatis K, Wilk S, Weithäuser A, Pinkert S, Tschöpe C, Klingel K, Poller W, Scheibenbogen C, Schultheiss HP, Skurk C. “Adiponectin promotes coxsackievirus B3 myocarditis by suppression of acute anti-viral immune responses.” Basic Res Cardiol. 109(3):408 (2014). PMID: 24691762

17. Corban MT, Eshtehardi P, Suo J, McDaniel MC, Timmins LH, Rassoul-Arzrumly E, Maynard C, Mekonnen G, King S 3rd, Quyyumi AA, Giddens DP, Samady H. “Combination of plaque burden, wall shear stress, and plaque phenotype has incremental value for prediction of coronary atherosclerotic plaque progression and vulnerability.” Atherosclerosis 232(2):271-6 (2014). PMID: 24468138

18. Mojadidi MK, Roberts SC, Winoker JS, Romero J, Goodman-Meza D, Gevorgyan R, Tobis JM. Accuracy of Transcranial Doppler for the Diagnosis of Intracardiac Right-to-Left Shunt: A Bivariate Meta-Analysis of Prospective Studies. JACC Cardiovasc Imaging 7(3):236-50 (2014). PMID: 24560213

19. Romero J, Lupercio F, Haramati LB, Garcia MJ, Lucariello RJ. “Myocardial Viability and Microvascular Obstruction (MVO): Role of Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Imaging.” Cardiol Rev. 2014 Mar 11. [Epub ahead of print]. PMID: 24621860

20. Matsumura K, Gevorgyan R, Mangels D, Masoomi R, Mojadidi MK, Tobis J. Comparison of residual shunt rates in five devices used to treat patent foramen ovale. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2014 Feb 19. [Epub ahead of print]. PMID: 24550064

21. Gevorgyan R, Perlowski A, Shenoda M, Mojadidi MK, Agrawal H, Tobis JM. Sensitivity of Brachial Versus Femoral Vein Injection of Agitated Saline to Detect Right-To-Left Shunts with Transcranial Doppler. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2014 Jan 9. [Epub ahead of print]. PMID: 24403023

22. Mojadidi MK, Bogush N, Caceres JD, Msaouel P, Tobis J. “Diagnostic Accuracy of Transesophageal Echocardiogram for the Detection of Patent Foramen Ovale: A Meta-Analysis.” Echocardiography. (2013) [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 24372693

23. Mujtaba S, Romero J, Taub CC. “Methadone, QTc prolongation and torsades de pointes: Current concepts, management and a hidden twist in the tale?” J Cardiovasc Dis Res. Dec;4(4):229-235 (2013). PMID: 24653586

24. Mujtaba S, Peña JM, Pamerla M, Taub CC. “Publication trends in noninvasive cardiovascular imaging: 1991-2011: a retrospective observational study.” Am J Cardiovasc Dis. Nov 1;3(4):247-54 (2013).

25. Timmins LH, Suever JD, Eshtehardi P, McDaneil MC, Oshinski JN, Samady H, Giddens DP. Framework to Co-register Longitudinal Virtual Histology-Intravascular Ultrasound Data in the Circumferential Direction. IEEE Trans Med Imaging 32(11):1989-96 (2013). PMID: 23797242

26. Salamon JN, Mannem S, Guelfguat M. “Quite a backup: pericardial varices in a patient with hereditary antithrombin deficiency.” Quant Imaging Med Surg Jun;3(3):175-7 (2013). PMID: 23833730

27. Salamon JN, Garcia MJ, Guelfguat M, Meisner JS. “A heart of stone: rapid metastatic cardiac calcification in an end-stage renal disease patient.” J Am Coll Cardiol. Jun 4;61(22):2309 (2013). PMID: 23542110

28. Mazurek JA, Horne BD, Kelesidis I, Salamon JN, Zolty R. “Relaxin levels in pulmonary hypertension: a comparison between pulmonary arterial hypertension and diastolic heart failure-induced pulmonary hypertension.” J Heart Lung Transplant. Mar;32(3):371-4 (2013). PMID: 23273743

29. Mujtaba S., Kamholz SL. “A Rare Bird: Avonex induced Pericardial Effusion”. OA Case Reports Mar 01;2(3):21 (2013)

30. Nguyen T. “Prevailing Theories in Cardiovascular Physiology during Ancient and Classical Times.” Einstein Journal of Biology and Medicine. 29: 56-59 (2013).

31. Volman M, Mojadidi MK, Gevorgyan R, Kaing A, Agrawal H, Tobis JM. “Patent Foramen Ovale as a Cause of Migraine Headache in Adults with Congenital Heart Disease with No Known Cardiac Shunts.” Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 81:643-647 (2013). PMID: 22927216

32. Aggarwal V, Rajpathak S, Singh M, Romick B, Srinivas VS. “Clinical outcomes based on completeness of revascularisation in patients undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention: a meta-analysis of multivessel coronary artery disease studies.” EuroIntervention. 7(9):1095-102 (2012). PMID: 21959129

33. Kushnir A, Marks AR. “Ryanodine receptor patents.” Recent Pat Biotechnol. Dec;6(3):157-66 (2012). PMID: 23092431

34. Shore S, Aggarwal V, Zolty R. “Carvedilol or sustained-release metoprolol for congestive heart failure: a comparative effectiveness analysis.” J Card Fail. 18(12):919-24 (2012). PMID: 23207080

35. Eshtehardi P, McDaniel MC, Suo J, Dhawan SS, Timmins LH, Binongo JN, Golub LJ, Corban MT, Finn AV, Oshinski JN, Quyyumi AA, Giddens DP, Samady H. “Association of coronary wall shear stress with atherosclerotic plaque burden, composition, and distribution in patients with coronary artery disease.” J Am Heart Assoc. 1(4):e002543 (2012). PMID: 23130168

36. Neeland IJ, Patel RS, Eshtehardi P, Dhawan S, McDaniel MC, Rab ST, Vaccarino V, Zafari AM, Samady H, Quyyumi AA. “Coronary angiographic scoring systems: an evaluation of their equivalence and validity.” Am Heart J. 164(4):547-552.e1 (2012). PMID: 23067913

37. Mojadidi MK, Hamidreza K, Gevorgyan R, Levinson RD, Tobis JM. “Visual Migraine Aura with or without Headache: Association with Right to Left Shunt and Assessment Following Transcutaneous Closure.” Clinical Ophthalmology. 6:1099-1105 (2012). PMID: 22888208

38. Mujtaba S, Srinivas VS, Taub CC. “Spontaneous coronary artery dissection causing acute myocardial infarction in a 62-year-old postmenopausal woman without co-morbidities: a case report.” J Med Case Rep. Dec 28;6(1):430 (2012). PMID: 23272729

39. Eshtehardi P, McDaniel MC, Dhawan SS, Binongo JN, Krishnan SK, Golub L, Corban MT, Raggi P, Quyyumi AA, Samady H. “Effect of intensive atorvastatin therapy on coronary atherosclerosis progression, composition, arterial remodeling, and microvascular function.” J Invasive Cardiol. 24(10):522-9 (2012). PMID: 23043036

40. Hamidreza K, Mojadidi MK, Gevorgyan R, Levinson R, Tobis JM. “The Effect of Patent Foramen Ovale Closure on Visual Aura without Headache or Typical Aura with Migraine Headache.” JACC Cardiovasc Interv. 5:682-687 (2012). PMID: 22721665

41. Sokol SI, Srinivas V, Crandall JP, Kim M, Tellides G, Lebastchi AH, Yu Y, Gupta AK, Alderman MH. “The effects of vitamin D repletion on endothelial function and inflammation in patients with coronary artery disease.” Vasc Med. 17(6):394-404 (2012). PMID: 23184900

42. Sokol SI, Tsang P, Aggarwal V, Melamed ML, Srinivas VS. “Vitamin D status and risk of cardiovascular events: lessons learned via systematic review and meta-analysis.” Cardiol Rev. 19(4):192-201 (2011). PMID: 21646873