2011 Publications


Zimmerman SK, Vacek JL. Imaging techniques in acute coronary syndrome: a review. ISRN Cardiol. 2011;2011:359127. Epub 2011 Nov 17.

Verma A, Lakkireddy D, Wulffhart Z, Pillarisetti J, Farina D, Beardsall M, Whaley B, Giewercer D, Tsang B, Khaykin Y. Relationship between complex fractionated electrograms (CFE) and dominant frequency (DF) sites and prospective assessment of adding DF-guided ablation to pulmonary vein isolation in persistent atrial fibrillation (AF). J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 2011;22(12):1309-16. doi: 10.1111/j.1540-8167.2011.02128.x. Epub 2011 Jul 7.

Kroll MW, Lakkireddy D, Rahko PS, Panescu D. Ventricular fibrillation risk estimation for conducted electrical weapons: critical convolutions. Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc. 2011 Aug;2011:271-7.

Wenzel BJ, George S, Lakkireddy D, Vanga S, Bommana S, Gussak I, Simic G, Bojovic B, Hadzievski L, Panescu D. Algorithm for quantitative 3-dimensional analysis of ECG signals improves myocardial diagnosis over cardiologists in diabetic patients. Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc. 201 Aug;2011:965-8.

Tang XL, Sanganalmath SK, Sato H, Bi Q, Hunt G, Vincent RJ, Peng Y, Shork G, Dawn B, Bolli R. Atorvastatin therapy during the peri-infarct period attenuates left ventricular dysfunction and remodeling after myocardial infarction. PLoS One. 2011;6(9):e25320. Epub 2011 Sep 28.

Rajasingh J, Thangavel J, Siddiqui MR, Gomes I, Gao XP, Kishore R, Malik AB. Improvement of cardiac function in mouse myocardial infarction after transplantation of epigenetically-modified bone marrow progenitor cells. PLoS One. 2011;6(7):e22550. Epub 2011 Jul 22.

Lambourne K, Donnelly JE. The role of physical activity in pediatric obesity. Pediatr Clin North Am. 2011 Dec;58(6):1481-91, xi-xii. Epub 2011 Oct 14. Review.

Anderson HS, Kluding PM, Gajewski BJ, Donnelly JE, Burns JM. Reliability of peak treadmill exercise tests in mild Alzheimer disease. Int J Neurosci. 2011 Aug;121(8):450-6. Epub 2011 May 17.

Saunders RR, Saunders MD, Donnelly JE, Smith BK, Sullivan DK, Guilford B, Rondon MF. Evaluation of an approach to weight loss in adults with intellectual or developmental disabilities. Intellect Dev Disabil. 2011 Apr;49(2):103-12.

Donnelly JE, Lambourne K. Classroom-based physical activity, cognition, and academic achievement. Prev Med. 2011 Jun 1;52 Suppl 1:S36-42. Epub 2011 Jan 31. Review.

Santangeli P, DiBiase L, Burkhardt JD, Horton R, Sanchez J, Bailey S, Zagrodsky JD, Lakkireddy D, Bai R, Mohanty P, Beheiry S, Hongo R, Natale A. Transseptal access and atrial fibrillation ablation guided by intracardiac echo in patients with atrial septal closure devices. Heart Rhythm. 2011;8(11):1669-75.

Sanganalmath SK, Abdel-Latif A, Bolli R, Xuan YT, Dawn B. Hematopoietic cytokines for cardiac repair: mobilization of bone marrow cells and beyond. Basic Res Cardiol. 2011;106(5):709-33.

Porter C, Slosky D. Interventional Strategies to Manage Heart Failure in Patients with Cancer. Heart Failure Clin. 2011;7:395-402.

Spertus J, Dorian P, Bubien R, Lewis S, Godejohn D, Reynolds MR, Lakkireddy DR, Wimmer AP, Bhandari A, Burk C. Development and validation of the Atrial Fibrillation Effect on QualiTy-of-Life (AFEQT) Questionnaire in patients with atrial fibrillation. Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol. 2011;4(1):15-25.

Li Q, Guo Y, Ou Q, Wu WJ, Chen N, Zhu X, Tan W, Yuan F, Dawn B, Luo L, Hunt GN, Bolli R. Gene transfer as a strategy to achieve permanent cardioprotection II: rAAV-mediated gene therapy with heme oxygenase-1 limits infarct size 1 year later without adverse functional consequences. Basic Res Cardiol. 2011 Nov;106(6):1367-77. Epub 2011 Jul 22.

Li Q, Guo Y, Wu WJ, Ou Q, Zhu X, Tan W, Yuan F, Chen N, Dawn B, Luo L, O'Brien E, Bolli R. Gene transfer as a strategy to achieve permanent cardioprotection I: rAAV-mediated gene therapy with inducible nitric oxide synthase limits infarct size 1 year later without adverse functional consequences. Basic Res Cardiol. 2011 Nov;106(6):1355-66. Epub 2011 Jul 21.

Siddiqui MR, Komarova YA, Vogel SM, Gao XP, Bonini MG, Rajasingh J, Zhao YY, Brovkovych V, Malik AB. Caveolin-1-eNOS signaling promotes p190RhoGAP-A nitration and endothelial permeability. J Cell Biol. 2011 May 30;193(5):841-50.

Dodani S, Henkhaus R, Wick J, Vacek J, Gupta K, Dong L, Butler MG. Metabolic syndrome in South Asian immigrants: more than low HDL requiring aggressive management. Lipids Health Dis. 2011 Mar 16;10:45.

Barnes B, Solomon S, Howard P, Lakkireddy D, Kramer J, Muehlebach G, Daon E, Zorn G, Vacek J. Preoperative Statin use is not Associated with a Reduced Risk of Atrial Fibrillation after Cardiac Surgery. Journal of Atrial Fibrillation. May 2011, Vol 2, Issue 5.

Di Biase L, Al-Ahamad A, Santangeli P, Hsia HH, Sanchez J, Bai R, Bailey S, Horton R, Gallinghouse GJ, Burkhardt DJ, Lakkireddy D, Yang Y, Badhwar N, Scheinman M, Tung R, Russo AD, Pelargonio G, Casella M, Tomassoni G, Shivkumar K, Natale A. Safety and Outcomes of Cryoablation for Ventricular Tachyarrhythmias: Results from a Multicenter Experience. Heart Rhythm. 2011;8(7):968-74.

Lakkireddy D, Nagarajan D, Di Biase L, Vanga SR, Mahapatra S, Bunch TJ, Day JD, Burkhardt DJ, Umbarger L, Dendi R, Pimentel R, Berenbom L, Emert M, Gerken A, Bommana S, Ray W, Atkins D, Murray C, Dawn B, Natale A. Radio Frequency Ablation (RFA) of Atrial Fibrillation in Patients with Mitral or Aortic Mechanical Prosthetic Valves - A Feasibility, Safety and Efficacy Study. Heart Rhythm. 2011;8(7):975-80.

Hamzeh I, Rashid A, Shaib F, Dawn B. Pulmonary vein stenosis due to a compressive malignant tumor detected by transesophageal echocardiography. Circulation. 2011 Jan 25;123(3):349-50.

Bolli R, Stein AB, Guo Y, Wang OL, Rokosh G, Dawn B, Molkentin JD, Sanganalmath SK, Zhu Y, Xuan YT. A murine model of inducible, cardiac-specific deletion of STAT3: Its use to determine the role of STAT3 in the upregulation of cardioprotective proteins by ischemic preconditioning. J Mol Cell Cardiol. 2011;50(4):589-97.

Zuba-Surma EK, Wojakowski W, Ratajczak MZ, Dawn B. Very small embryonic-like stem cells: biology and therapeutic potential for heart repair. Antioxis Redox Signal. 2011;15(7):1821-34. Epub 2011 May 5.

Hamid T, Guo SZ, Kingery JR, Xiang X, Dawn B, Prabhu SD. Cardiomyocyte NF-{kappa}B p65 promotes adverse remodelling, apoptosis, and endoplasmic reticulum stress in heart failure. Cardiovasc Res. 2011;89(1):129-38.

Zuba-Surma EK, Guo Y, Taher H, Sanganalmath SK, Hunt G, Vincent RJ, Kucia M, Abdel-Latif A, Tang XL, Ratajczak MZ, Dawn B, Bolli R. Transplantation of expanded bone marrow-derived very small embryonic-like stem cells (VSEL-SCs) improves left ventricular function and remodeling after myocardial infarction. J Cell Mol Med. 2011;15(6):1319-28.

Pillarisetti J, Patel P, Duthuluru S, Roberts J, Chen W, Genton R, Wiley M, Candipan R, Tadros P, Gupta K. Cardiac catheterization in patients with end-stage liver disease: safety and outcomes. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2011;77(1):45-8.

Aksoy O, Yousefzai R, Singh D, et al. Cardiogenic shock in the setting of severe aortic stenosis: role of intra-aortic balloon pump support. Heart. 2011;97(10):838-843.


Smirnova IV, Van Hoose LD, Loganathan R, Novikova L, Stehno-Bittel L, Vacek JL, Patel PM, Al-Jarrah MD. Aerobic Exercise Restores Most of the Left Ventricular Hemodynamic Parameters in Zucker Diabetic Fatty Rats, a Model of Type 2 Diabetes. 2nd World Congress on Diabetes and Metabolism, December 6-8, 2011, Philadelphia, PA. The Journal of Diabetes and Metabolism, 2011:2;55.

Santangeli P, Di Biase L, Burkhardt JD, Horton R, Sanchez J, Bailey S, Zagrodzky J, Lakkireddy D, Bai R, Mohanty P, Beheiry S, Hongo R, Natale A. Transseptal access and atrial fibrillation ablation guided by intracardiac echo in patients with atrial septal closure devices. Circulation. 124:A12169

Di Biase L, Gibson D, Themistoklakis S, Raviele A, Schweikert R, Lakkireddy D, Vanga S, Mohanty P, Bai R, Santangeli P, Mohanty S, Pump A, Cereceda B, Beheiry S, Hongo R, Sanchez J, Gallinghouse G, Horton R, Dello Russo A, Casella M, Elayi C, Burkhardt JD, Tondo C, Natale A. Very late recurrences of atrial arrhythmia after ablation of atrial fibrillation in patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy: the importance of non pv triggers. Circulation 124:A14360.

Di Biase L, Tschopp D, Sanchez J, Lakkireddy D, Vanga SR, Coffeen P, Whitehill J, Kessler D, Shaik N, Mounir G, Horton R, Burkhardt JD, Santangeli P, Bai R, Mohanty S, Mansour M, Mohanty P, Natale A. Catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation without dabigatran discontinuation: preliminary safety and efficacy data. Circulation 124:A14277.

Santangeli P, Dello Russo A, Casella M, Di Biase L, Burkhardt JD, Lakkireddy D, Carbucicchio C, Pelargonio G, Zucchetti M, Bartoletti S, Bellocci F, Tondo C, Natale A. Fragmented and delayed electrograms within fibro-fatty scar predict arrhythmic events in arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy: results from a prospective multicenter study. Circulation 124:A12155.

Di Biase L, Santangelli P, Mohanty P, Burkhardt JD, Sanchez J, Horton R, Massaro R, Potenza D, Pelargonio G, Lakkireddy D, Vanga SR, Forleo G, Bai R, Mohanty S, Themistoklakis S, Raviele A, Beheiry S, Hongo R, Gibson D, Casella M, Dello Russo A, Tondo C, Natale A. Preliminary results from the SPECULATE Randomized Study: effect of amiodarone on the procedure outcome in long-standing persistent atrial fibrillation undergoing extended pulmonary vein antrum isolation. Circulation 124:A14381.

Jeevanantham V, Shanberg D, Saad A, Abu-El-Haija B, Dawn B, Lakkireddy D. Cardiac resynchronization therapy prevents progression of renal failure in heart failure patients. Circulation 124:A13947.

Lakkireddy D, Vanga SR, Bunch J, Dendi R, Day J, Mahapatra S, DiBiasi L, Burkhardt D, Dawn B, Natale A. Use of percutaneous external circulatory support in patients undergoing ventricular tachycardia ablation - a multicenter experience. Circulation 124:A18282.

Cheng G, Xuan YT, Quinn CM, Sanganalmath Sk, Girgis M, Wang OL, Zhu Y, Yang Y, Flaherty MP, Lietzau-Mourer S, Zuba-Surma EK, Vincent R, Xu D, Davani A, Dawn B. Wnt11-pretreated bone marrow stem cells induce superior cardiac repair after a reperfused myocardial infarction. Circulation 124:A9899.

Vanga SR, Vacek JL, Good M, Nath J, Bommana S, Nagarajan DV, Dawn B, Lakkireddy D. Deficiency of 25-hydroxy cholecalciferol worsens the risk factor profile but confers protection against atrial fibrillation - the vitamin D paradox? Circulation 124:A16357.

Cheng G, Zuba-Surma EK, Xuan YT, Yang Y, Girgis M, Wang OL, Zhu Y, Sanganalmath SK, Lietzau-Mourer S, Xu D, Dawn B. Transplantation of an antigenically-selected subpopulation of bone marrow mesenchymal stem cells results in superior cardiac repair after a reperfused infarction. Circulation 124:A17476.

Thangavel J, Reddi AL, Dawn B, Malik AB, Johnson R. Epigenetic modifiers attenuate inflammation and improve survival in sepsis. Circulation 124:A15722.

Jeevanantham V, Butler M, Saad A, Abdel-Latif A, Dawn B. Impact of bone marrow cell therapy on left ventricular function, structure, and clinical outcomes in patients with ischemic heart disease: A meta-analysis. Circulation 124:A9834.

Frye L, Dawn B. Bridging the gap: Gender disparities in chest pain evaluation. Presented at the ACP National Meeting 2011.

Butler M, Jeevanantham V, Saad A, Abdel-Latif A, Dawn B. Effects of adult bone marrow cell therapy on left ventricular volumes and function in patients with ischemic heart disease: A meta-analysis. Presented at the ACP National Meeting 2011.

Good M, Wetzel L, Meeks L, Lenley D, Allen W, Feldkamp M, Rosamond T. Cardiac Computed Tomography: Patient tolerance to high flow rate contrast injection comparing iopamidol 370 to iodixanol 320. Presented at the Society for Cardiovascular Computed Tomography Annual Meeting 2011.

Ababneh B, Tadros P, Lakkireddy D, Wetzel L, Rosamond T. Pericardial Fat Volume is Not Associated with Recurrence of Atrial Fibrillation After Ablation. Presented at the 16th World Congress on Heart Disease 2011, Vancouver, Canada.

Nagarajan DV, Vanga SR, Biria M, Chikkam V, Ittaman S, Shanberg D, Jeevanantham V, Berenbom L, Emert M, Pimentel R, Dendi R, Umberger L, Bommana S, DiBiasi L, Natale A, Dawn B, Lakkireddy D. Can CHADS2 score predict the outcomes of radiofrequency ablation in patients with atrial fibrillation? Heart Rhythm 2011;8(5):S449.

Pillarisetti J, Reddy V, Kondur A, Alani A, Vanga S, Biria M, Bommana S, Nagarajan D, Dawn B, Reddy M, Lakkireddy D. Postpartum cardiomyopathy: Predictors of recovery and current state of implantable cardioverter defibrillator use. Heart Rhythm 2011;8(5):S438.

Biria M, Mahapatra S, Vanga S, Nagarajan D, Bommana S, Dendi R, Mohtashemipour H, Emert M, Berenbom L, Pimentel R, Lakkireddy D. Characterization and radiofrequency ablation ventricular tachycardia in patients with cocaine use unresponsive to medical therapy. Heart Rhythm 2001;8(5):S481.

DiBiase L, Bai R, Mohanty P, Sanchez J, Mohanty S, Burkhardt JD, Horton R, Bailey S, Zagrodsky J, Gallinghouse J, Santangelli P, Dello Russo A, Casella M, Pelargonio G, Riva S, Fassini G, Hongo R, Beheiry S, Lakkireddy D, Vanga SR, Schweikert R, Gibson D, Lewis W, Tondo C, Natale A. Atrial fibrillation triggers from the coronary sinus: comparison between isolation vs focal ablation. Heart Rhythm 2011;8(5):S78.

Bai R, DiBiase L, Lakkireddy D, Mohanty P, Gibson D, Beheiry S, Hongo R, Mohanty S, Elayi C, Sanchez J, Burkhardt JD, Horton R, Gallinghouse J, Bailey S, Natale A. Catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation in left atrium in patient with mechanical mitral valve: PVAI vs trigger ablation.  Heart Rhythm 2011;8(5):S125.

DiBiase L, Mohanty P, Bai R, Sanchez J, Burkhardt JD, Santangelli P, Horton R, Gallinghouse J, Mohanty S, Hongo R, Beheiry S, Vanga SR, Biria M, Lakkireddy D, Elayi C, Lewis W, Natale A. Left atrial appendage isolation to improve the outcome in patients with long-standing persistent atrial fibrillation and severe scarring.  Heart Rhythm  2011;8(5):S247.

Natale A, DiBiase L, Bai R, Mohanty P, Sanchez J, Mohanty S, Gallinghouse J, Horton R, Bailey S, Zagrodsky J, Dello Russo A, Casella M, Lakkireddy D, Hongo R, Vanga SR, Elayi C, Beheiry S, Burkhardt JD, Tondo C. Variant of left ventricular outflow tract tachycardia requiring ablation from multiple sites.  Heart Rhythm  2011;8(5):S413.

Nath J, Lakkireddy D, Gupta K, Dawn B. Why do we need mean aortic gradient in evaluation of aortic stenosis? J Am Coll Cardiol 2011;57:E1290.

Rong B, Di Biase L, Mohanty P, Gibson D, Beheiry S, Hongo R, Mohanty S, Elayi C, Lakkireddy D, Sanchez J, Burkhardt JD, Horton R, Gallinghouse GJ, Bailey S, Natale A. Catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation in left atrium in patient with mechanical mitral valve: acute and long-term results. J Am Coll Cardiol 2011;57:E17.

Di Biase L, Santangeli P, Burkhardt JD, Russo AD, Pelargonio G, Casella M, Santarelli P, Sanchez J, Horton R, Bailey S, Gallinghouse GJ, Mohanty P, Vanga S, Lakkireddy D, Bai R, Natale A. Anterior interventricular coronary sinus vein as the only site of origin of ventricular tachycardia after endo-epicardial mapping. J Am Coll Cardiol 2011;57:E69.

George S, Lakkireddy D, Vanga S, Bommana S, Wenzel B, Gussak I. Quantitative 3-dimensional electrocardiography substantially improves diagnosis of acute coronary syndromes in Type II diabetic patients. J Am Coll Cardiol 2011;57:E1064.

Sanganalmath SK, Xuan YT, Zhu Y, Guo Y, Vincent R, Crawford TC, Wead WB, Joshua IG, Bolli R, Dawn B. Doxorubicin-induced myocardial inflammation, apoptosis, and remodeling are attenuated by cardiac-specific transgenic inhibition of nuclear factor-kappaB. J Am Coll Cardiol 2011;57:E271.

Lakkireddy D, Pillarisetti J, Atkins D, Vanga SR, Emert M, Pimentel R, Murray C,  Bommana S, Ryschon K, Berenbom L, Dawn B, Dendi R, Drisko J. Impact of yoga on arrhythmia burden and quality of life (QoL) in patients with symptomatic paroxysmal atrial fibrillation. J Am Coll Cardiol 2011;57:E129.

Vanga SR, Biria M, Pillarisetti J, Atikins D, Murray C, Chen W, Berenbom L, Emert M, Pimentel R, Dendi R, Bommana S, Vacek J, Dawn B, Di Biasi L, Natale A, Lakkireddy D. Radiofrequency ablation improves quality of life scores not only in patients with atrial fibrillation but their significant others too! J Am Coll Cardiol 2011;57:E132.

Chehab B, Nagavalli S, Austria E, Jeevanantham V, Shrivastava R, Wiley M, Tadros P, Nath J, Dawn B, Gupta K. A study of diagnostic accuracy of two methods of calculating ankle brachial index to detect occlusive peripheral arterial disease. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 2011;78:S50-51.

Saad A, Chehab BM, Jeevanantham V, Gupta R, Nath J, Lakkireddy DJ, Wiley M, Tadros P, Dawn B, Gupta K. Role of side-to-side difference in renal resistive index as an index for clinical improvement in renal artery stenosis revascularization. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 2011;78:S50.

Jeevanantham V, Tan W, Craven S, Roberts N, Dawn B. Predictors of readmissions with 30 days of discharge in a Medicaid population. Kansas ACP Meeting 2011.

Dupont M, Shresta K, Singh D, et al. Urinary NGAL Predicts Worsening Renal Function in Patients with Acute Decompensated Heart Failure in Both Preserved and Impaired Glomerular Filtration Rate. Circulation. 2011;124(21 Supplement):A14538.

Shrestha K, Singh D, Dupont M, Tang W. Systemic and Urinary Neutrophil Gelatinase-Associated Lipocalin (NGAL) Levels Reflect Different Aspects of Renal Impairment in Acute Decompensated Heart Failure. Journal of cardiac failure. 2011;17(8):S30.

Singh D, Shrestha K, Tang WHW. Insufficient natriuretic response to furosemide predicts worsening renal function in acute decompensated heart failure independent of baseline renal function. Journal of the American College of Cardiology. 2011;57(14s1):E217-E217.

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