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2014

Articles

Randhawa A, Sahni D, Aggarwal A, Rohit MK, Sehgal S, Reddy YM. Study of Spatial Relationship of Phrenic Nerves with Cardiac Structures Relevant to Electrophysiologic Interventions. Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. 2014 Jul 16. doi: 10.1111/pace.12458. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 25040654.

Klein AJ, Feldman DN, Aronow HD, Gray BH, Gupta K, Gigliotti OS, Jaff MR, Bersin RM, White CJ. SCAI expert consensus statement for aorto-iliac arterial intervention appropriate use. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2014 Apr 16. doi: 10.1002/ccd.25505. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 24740523.  

Kanmanthareddy A, Vallakati A, Sridhar A, Reddy M, Sanjani HP, Pillarisetti J, Atkins D, Bommana S, Jaeger M, Berenbom L, Lakkireddy D. The impact of atrial fibrillation and its treatment on dementia. Curr Cardiol Rep. 2014 Aug;16(8):519.doi: 10.1007/s11886-014-0519-y. PubMed PMID: 24973950.

Piamjariyakul U, Yadrich DM, Russell C, Myer J, Prinyarux C, Vacek JL, Ellerbeck EF, Smith CE. Patients' annual income adequacy, insurance premiums and out-of-pocket expenses related to heart failure care. Heart Lung. 2014 Jul 8. pii: S0147-9563(14)00188-5. doi: 10.1016/j.hrtlng.2014.05.013. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 25012635.

Kanmanthareddy A, Reddy YM, Boolani H, Duthuluru S, Pillarisetti J, Vallakati A, Bommana S, Atkins D, Williamson T, Lakkireddy D. Incidence, predictors, and clinical course of atrial tachyarrhythmias in patients with pulmonary hypertension. J Interv Card Electrophysiol. 2014 Jul 9. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 25005454.

Pillai AM, Kanmanthareddy A, Earnest M, Reddy M, Ferrell R, Nath J,Pillarisetti J, Vallakati A, Lakkireddy D. Initial Experience with Post LARIAT Left Atrial Appendage Leak Closure with Amplatzer Septal Occluder Device & Repeat LARIAT Application. Heart Rhythm. 2014 Jun 30. pii: S1547-5271(14)00733-4. doi:10.1016/j.hrthm.2014.06.035. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 24993460.

Choksi K, Dawn B. Priming mononuclear cells to improve outcomes of regenerative therapy. J Am Heart Assoc. 2014 Jun 25;3(3):e001168. doi:10.1161/JAHA.114.001168. PubMed PMID: 24965029.

Popma JJ, Adams DH, Reardon MJ, Yakubov SJ, Kleiman NS, Heimansohn D, Hermiller J Jr, Hughes GC, Harrison JK, Coselli J, Diez J, Kafi A, Schreiber T, Gleason TG, Conte J, Buchbinder M, Deeb GM, Carabello B, Serruys PW, Chenoweth S, Oh JK; CoreValve United States Clinical Investigators(Tadros P). Transcatheter aortic valve replacement using a self-expanding bioprosthesis in patients with severe aortic stenosis at extreme risk for surgery. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2014 May 20;63(19):1972-81. doi: 10.1016/j.jacc.2014.02.556. Epub 2014 Mar 19. PubMed PMID: 24657695.

Prochaska L, Vacek J, Madan R, Abhyankar S, Ganguly S, McGuirk JP, Lin TL, Aljitawi OS. Intestinal ischemia after allogeneic stem cell transplantation: a report of four cases. Transplant Proc. 2014 Jun;46(5):1536-9. doi: 10.1016/j.transproceed.2013.12.066. PubMed PMID: 24935326.

Thangavel J, Malik AB, Elias HK, Rajasingh S, Simpson AD, Sundivakkam PK, Vogel SM, Xuan YT, Dawn B, Johnson R. Combinatorial Therapy with Acetylation and Methylation Modifiers Attenuates Lung Vascular Hyperpermeability in Endotoxemia-Induced Mouse Inflammatory Lung Injury. Am J Pathol. 2014 Jun 11. pii: S0002-9440(14)00282-X. doi: 10.1016/j.ajpath.2014.05.008. [Epub ahead of
print] PubMed PMID: 24929240.

Pillarisetti J, Kanmanthareddy A, Reddy YM, Lakkireddy D. MediGuide-impact on catheter ablation techniques and workflow. J Interv Card Electrophysiol. 2014 Jun 14. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 24928484.

Nalamachu S, Pergolizzi JV, Raffa RB, Lakkireddy DR, Taylor R Jr. Drug-drug  interaction between NSAIDS and low-dose aspirin: a focus on cardiovascular and GI toxicity. Expert Opin Drug Saf. 2014 Jun 6:1-15. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 24905189.

Adams DH, Popma JJ, Reardon MJ, Yakubov SJ, Coselli JS, Deeb GM, Gleason TG, Buchbinder M, Hermiller J Jr, Kleiman NS, Chetcuti S, Heiser J, Merhi W, Zorn G, Tadros P, Robinson N, Petrossian G, Hughes GC, Harrison JK, Conte J, Maini B, Mumtaz M, Chenoweth S, Oh JK; U.S. CoreValve Clinical Investigators. Transcatheter aortic-valve replacement  with a self-expanding prosthesis. N Engl J Med. 2014 May 8;370(19):1790-8. doi: 10.1056/NEJMoa1400590. Epub 2014 Mar 29.

Coyan GN, Reeder KM, Vacek JL. Diet and exercise interventions following coronary artery bypass graft surgery: A review and call to action. Phys Sportsmed. 2014 May;42(2):119-29. doi: 10.3810/psm.2014.05.2064. PubMed PMID: 24875979.

Bai R, DI Biase L, Mohanty P, Santangeli P, Mohanty S, Pump A, Elayi CS, Reddy YM, Forleo GB, Hongo R, Beheiry S, Russo AD, Casella M, Pelargonio G, Santarelli  P, Horton R, Sanchez J, Gallinghouse J, Burkhardt JD, M A C, Lakkireddy D, Tondo  C, Natale A. Catheter Ablation of Atrial Fibrillation in Patients with Mechanical Mitral Valve: Long-Term Outcome of Single Procedure of Pulmonary Vein Antrum Isolation with or without Nonpulmonary Vein Trigger Ablation. J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 2014 Apr 11. doi: 10.1111/jce.12433. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 24724831.

Lakkireddy D, Kanmanthareddy A, Biria M, Reddy YM, Pillarisetti J, Mahapatra S, Berenbom L, Chinitz L, Atkins D, Bommana S, Tung R, DI Biase L, Shivkumar K, Natale A. Radiofrequency Ablation of Drug Refractory Ventricular Tachycardia Related to Cocaine Use: A Feasibility, Safety and Efficacy Study. J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 2014 Apr 11. doi: 10.1111/jce.12432. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 24724798.

Gupta K, Pillarisetti J, Biria M, Pescetto M, Abu-Salah TM, Annapureddy C, Ryschon K, Dawn B, Lakkireddy D. Clinical Utility and Prognostic Significance of  Measuring Troponin I Levels in Patients Presenting to the Emergency Room With Atrial Fibrillation. Clin Cardiol. 2014 Apr 2. doi: 10.1002/clc.22251. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 24700276.

Reddy YM, Chinitz L, Mansour M, Bunch TJ, Mahapatra S, Swarup V, Di Biase L, Bommana S, Atkins D, Tung R, Shivkumar K, Burkhardt JD, Ruskin J, Natale A, Lakkireddy D. Percutaneous left ventricular assist devices in ventricular tachycardia ablation: multicenter experience. Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol. 2014 Apr;7(2):244-50. doi: 10.1161/CIRCEP.113.000548. Epub 2014 Feb 14. PubMed PMID: 24532564.

Han FT, Bartus K, Lakkireddy D, Rojas F, Bednarek J, Kapelak B, Bartus M, Sadowski J, Badhwar N, Earnest M, Valderrabano M, Lee RJ. The effects of LAA ligation on LAA electrical activity. Heart Rhythm. 2014 May;11(5):864-70. doi: 10.1016/j.hrthm.2014.01.019. Epub 2014 Jan 18. PubMed PMID: 24444443.

Lakkireddy D, Reddy YM, Di Biase L, Vallakati A, Mansour MC, Santangeli P, Gangireddy S, Swarup V, Chalhoub F, Atkins D, Bommana S, Verma A, Sanchez JE, Burkhardt JD, Barrett CD, Baheiry S, Ruskin J, Reddy V, Natale A. Feasibility and safety of uninterrupted rivaroxaban for periprocedural anticoagulation in patients undergoing radiofrequency ablation for atrial fibrillation: results from a multicenter prospective registry. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2014 Mar 18;63(10):982-8. doi: 10.1016/j.jacc.2013.11.039. Epub 2014 Jan 8. PubMed PMID: 24412445.

Pillarisetti J, Kondur A, Alani A, Reddy M, Reddy M, Vacek J, Weiner CP, Ellerbeck E, Schreiber T, Lakkireddy D. Peripartum Cardiomyopathy: Predictors of Recovery and Current State of Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator Use. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2014 Apr 25. pii: S0735-1097(14)02208-6. doi: 10.1016/j.jacc.2014.04.014. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 24814494.  

Pillarisetti J, Reddy N, Biria M, Ryschon K, Nagarajan D, Murray C, Atkins D, Bommana S, Reddy MY, Dibiase L, Pimentel R, Berenbom L, Dawn B, Natale A, Lakkireddy D. Elevated brain natriuretic peptide level in patients undergoing atrial fibrillation ablation: is it a predictor of failed ablation or a mere function of atrial rhythm and rate at a point in time? J Interv Card Electrophysiol. 2014 May 8. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 24800931.

Di Biase L, Burkhardt D, Santangeli P, Mohanty P, Sanchez J, Horton R, Gallinghouse GJ, Themistoclakis S, Rossillo A, Lakkireddy D, Reddy M, Hao S, Hongo R, Beheiry S, Zagrodzky J, Bai R, Mohanty S, Elayi CS, Forleo G, Pelargonio G, Narducci ML, Dello Russo A, Casella M, Fassini G, Tondo C, Schweikert RA, Natale A. Periprocedural Stroke and Bleeding Complications in Patients undergoing Catheter Ablation of Atrial Fibrillation with Different Anticoagulation Management: Results from the "COMPARE" Randomized Trial. Circulation. 2014 Apr 17. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 24744272.

Kroll MW, Lakkireddy DR, Stone JR, Luceri RM. TASER electronic control devices and cardiac arrests: coincidental or causal? Circulation. 2014 Jan 7;129(1):93-100. doi:  10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.113.004401. PubMed PMID: 24396012.

Pillarisetti J, Patel A, Bommana S, Guda R, Falbe J, Zorn GT, Muehlebach G, Vacek J, Sue Min Lai, Lakkireddy D. Atrial fibrillation following open heart surgery: long-term incidence and prognosis. J Interv Card Electrophysiol. 2014 Jan;39(1):69-75. doi: 10.1007/s10840-013-9830-6. Epub 2013 Nov 29. PubMed PMID: 24293173.

Holmes DR Jr, Lakkireddy DR, Whitlock RP, Waksman R, Mack MJ. Left atrial appendage occlusion: opportunities and challenges. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2014 Feb 4;63(4):291-8. doi:  10.1016/j.jacc.2013.08.1631. Epub 2013 Sep 27. Review. PubMed PMID: 24076495.

Perrotta L, Xhaferi B, Chiostri M, Pieragnoli P, Ricciardi G, Di Biase L, Natale A, Ricceri I, Biria M, Lakkireddy D, Valleggi A, Emdin M, Michelotti F, Mascioli G, Pandozi A, Santini M, Padeletti L. Effects of smoking in patients treated with cardiac resynchronization therapy. Intern Emerg Med. 2014 Apr;9(3):311-8. doi: 10.1007/s11739-012-0891-9. Epub 2012 Dec 19. PubMed PMID: 23250544.

Sharma S, Thapa R, Jeevanantham V, Myers T, Hu C, Brimacombe M, Vacek JL, Dawn B, Gupta K. Comparison of lipid management in patients with coronary versus peripheral arterial disease. Am J Cardiol. 2014 Apr 15;113(8):1320-5. doi: 10.1016/j.amjcard.2014.01.405. Epub 2014 Jan 31. PubMed PMID: 24560066.

Gupta K, Steffen KJ, Natarajan B, Biria M, Singh V, Cherian G. A multispecialty consensus-based approach to carotid artery revascularization is feasible in routine clinical practice and results in excellent clinical outcomes. J Invasive Cardiol. 2014 Mar;26(3):123-7. PubMed PMID: 24610506.  

Singh D, Gupta K, Vacek JL. Anticoagulation and antiplatelet therapy in acute coronary syndromes. Cleve Clin J Med. 2014 Feb;81(2):103-14. doi: 10.3949/ccjm.81a.13016. PubMed PMID: 24493493.

Ajay Vallakati, MD,MPH, Madhu Reddy, MD, Mojtaba Olayee, MD, Dhanunjaya Lakkireddy,MD.  Cardiac Arrest From Asystole During Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography: A Rare But Fatal Complication. !   Journal of Atrial Fibrillation. Online publication  2014(6).

Abstracts

Rashmi Thapa, Suresh Sharma, Vinodh Jeevanantham, Dusan Stanojevic, Lauren Penn,  Chris Johnson, Taylor Myers, John Fritzlen, Clare Prohaska, Buddhadeb Dawn, Kamal Gupta.Progression of Carotid Artery Stenosis in Asymptomatic Patients on Optimal Medical Therapy. Catherization and  Cardiovascular Interventions. 2014;83(S1):S118.

Suresh Sharma,Vinodh Jeevanantham, Kamal Gupta, Matthew Earnest. Safety and Feasibility Study of the Wound Care 360SiteSeal  Vascular Closure  Device in Percutaneous Cardiac Catheterization procedures. Catherization  and  Cardiovascular Interventions. 2014;83(S1):S243.

Ajay Vallakati, MD, Madhu Reddy, MD, Arun Kanmanthareddy, MD, Hari Priya Sanjani, MBBS, William Lewis, MD and Dhanujaya R. Lakkireddy, MD, FHRS. Efficacy and safety of new oral anticoagulants for non-valvular atrial fibrillation: - a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials. Heart Rhythm, 2014;11(5): S35.

Ajay Vallakati, MD, Madhu Reddy, MD, Arun Kanmanthareddy, MD, William R. Lewis, MD, FHRS and Dhanujaya R. Lakkireddy,MD, FHRS. Efficacy and safety of novel oral anticoagulants for cardioversion and atrial fibrillation ablation: a meta-analysis. Heart Rhythm, 2014;11(5): S85.

Arun Raghav Mahankali Sridhar, MD, MPH, Madhu Reddy, MD, Ryan J. Maybrook, MD, Arun Kanmanthareddy, MD, Jayasree Pillarisetti, MD, Buddhadeb Dawn, MD, Sudharani Bommana, MSc and Dhanujaya R. Lakkireddy, MD, FHRS.Trends in acute ischemic cerebrovascular events associated with atrial fibrillation in the last decade in the united states - time for an appraisal of the progress?. Heart Rhythm, 2014;11(5): S122.

Dhanujaya R. Lakkireddy, MD, FHRS, Madhu Reddy, MD, Arun Raghav Mahankali Sridhar, MD, MPH, Matthew Earnest, MD, Arun Kanmanthareddy, MD, Ryan J. Maybrook, MD, Jayasree Pillarisetti, MD, Donita Atkins, RN, BSN, Sudharani Bommana, MSc, Melissa Jaeger, RN, BSN, Caroline Murray, Jayant Nath, MD, Ryan Ferrell, MD, Vijay Swarup, MD, Randall J. Lee, MD, PhD, Nitish Badhwar, MD, Krzysztof Bartus, MD, PhD, Luigi DiBiase, MD, Andrea Natale, MD and Buddhadeb Dawn, MD. Left atrial appendage ligation and ablation for persistent atrial fibrillation results of the laala-af registry. Heart Rhythm, 2014;11(5): S125.

Dhanujaya R. Lakkireddy, MD, FHRS, Madhu Reddy, MD, Arun Kanmanthareddy, MD, Ajay Vallakati, MD, Arun Raghav Mahankali Sridhar, MD, MPH, Pramod Janga, MBBS, Nitish Badhwar, MD, Randall J. Lee, MD, PhD, Luigi Di Biase, MD, Mathew Earnest, MD, Andrea Natale, MD, FHRS, Vijay Swarup, MD, Abdi Rasekh, MD, Krzysztof Bartus, MD, Moussa Mansour, MD, FHRS and Jeremy N. Ruskin, MD. Differences in leak patterns and clinical implications of left atrial appendage exclusion using lariat and watchman devices. Heart Rhythm, 2014;11(5): S126.

Andrea Natale, MD, FHRS, J. David Burkhardt, MD, Chintan Trivedi, MD, Prasant Mohanty, MD, Sanghamitra Mohanty, MD, Pasquale Santangeli, MD, Javier Sanchez, MD, Rodney Horton, MD, Rong Bai, MD, Dhanujaya R. Lakkireddy, MD, FHRS, Madhu Reddy, MD, Francesco Santoro, MD, Richard H. Hongo, MD, Salwa Beheiry, RN, Steven C. Hao, MD, FHRS, Claude S. Elayi, MD, Juan F. Viles-Gonzalez, MD, Jason Zagrodzky, MD, Shane Bailey, MD, Amin Al-Ahmad, MD, FHRS, Patrick Hranitzky, MD, FHRS, Juan F. Viles Gonzalez, MD, G. Joseph Gallinghouse, MD and Luigi Di Biase, MD, PHD, FHRS. The importance of elimination of non pv triggers in post maze patients undergoing redo percutaneous atrial fibrillation ablation. Heart Rhythm, 2014;11(5): S136.

Luigi Di Biase, MD, PHD, FHRS, Thomas Deneke, MD, Chintan Trivedi, MD, MPH, Sanghamitra Mohanty, MD, Attila Szöllösi, MD, Anja Schade, MD, Pasquale Santangeli, MD, Rong Bai, MD, Rainer Schmitt, MD, Prasant Mohanty, MD, Rodney Horton, MD, Javier Sanchez, MD, G. Joseph Gallinghouse, MD, Jason Zagrodzky, MD, Madhu Reddy, MD, Dhanujaya R. Lakkireddy, MD, FHRS, Salwa Beheiry, RN, Richard H. Hongo, MD, Steven C. Hao, MD, FHRS, Amin Al-Ahmad, MD, Shane Bailey, MD, Patrick Hranitzky, MD, Neal Rutledge, MD, J. David Burkhardt, MD and Andrea Natale, MA. Uninterrupted rivaroxaban reduces the prevalence of silent cerebral ischemia during radiofrequency ablation of atrial fibrillation. Heart Rhythm, 2014;11(5): S138.

Luigi Di Biase, MD, PHD, FHRS, J. David Burkhardt, MD, Prasant Mohanty, MD, Chintan Trivedi, MD, MPH, Sanghamitra Mohanty, MD, Pasquale Santangeli, MD, Rong Bai, MD, Javier Sanchez, MD, Rodney Horton, MD, G. Joseph Gallinghouse, MD, Richard H. Hongo, MD, Salwa Beheiry, RN, Steven C. Hao, MD, FHRS, Shane Bailey, MD, Amin Al-Ahmad, MD, FHRS, Patrick Hranitzky, MD, FHRS, Madhu Reddy, MD, Dhanujaya R. Lakkireddy, MD, FHRS, Juan F. Viles Gonzalez, MD, Neal Rutledge, MD and Andrea Natale, MD. Uninterrupted apixaban administration during ablation of non paroxysmal atrial fibrillation: feasibility and safety. Heart Rhythm, 2014;11(5): S200.

Chintan Trivedi, MD, MPH, Yonghui Zhao, MD, Luigi Di Biase, MD, PHD, FHRS, Sanghamitra Mohanty, MD, Rong Bai, MD, PhD, Prasant Mohanty, MBBS, Pasquale Santangeli, MD, Rodney Horton, MD, Javier Sanchez, MD, G. Joseph Gallinghouse, MD, Jason Zagrodzky, MD, Shane Bailey, MD, Richard H. Hongo, MD, Salwa Beheiry, RN, Dhanujaya R. Lakkireddy, MD, FHRS, Madhu Reddy, MD, Patrick Hranitzky, MD, Amin Al-Ahmad, MD, Claude S. Elayi, MD, J. David Burkhardt, MD and Andrea Natale, MD. Relevance of non-pv triggers ablation to achieve long term freedom from atrial fibrillation in patients with low ejection fraction. Heart Rhythm, 2014;11(5): S367.

Anand M. Pillai, MD, Madhu Reddy, MD, Matthew Earnest, MD, Arun Kanmanthareddy, MD, Ajay Vallakati, MD, Jayant Nath, MD, Ryan Ferrell, MD, Sudharani Bommana, MSc, Steve Borman, MD, Luigi Di Biase, MD, Andrea Natale, MD and Dhanujaya R. Lakkireddy, MD, FHRS. A novel solution for post lariat left atrial appendage leaks with amplatzer septal occluder devices: an innovative therapy for an uncommon problem. Heart Rhythm, 2014;11(5): S445.

Rhea C. Pimentel, MD, Pitayadet Jumrussirikul, MD, Pierce Vatterott, MD, Brian Lee, BS, Holly Norman, PhD, Matthew Calovich, BS, Madhu Reddy, MD, Donita Atkins, RN, BSN, Arun Kanmanthareddy, MBBS and Dhanujaya R. Lakkireddy, MD, FHRS. Impact of gender and body mass index on tissue insertion forces related to body mass index - implications to injectable subcutaneous implantable devices. Heart Rhythm, 2014;11(5): S502.

Madhu Reddy, MD, Kirill Lipatov, BS, Gopi Chowdari, MBBS, Pramod Janga, MBBS, Arun Kanmanthareddy, MD, Jayasree Pillarisetti, MD, Rhea C. Pimentel, MD, Martin P. Emert, MD, Raghuveer Dendi, MD, Dhanujaya R. Lakkireddy, MD, FHRS and Loren D. Berenbom, MD. Lead extraction in african americans: not different from the rest. Heart Rhythm, 2014;11(5): S503.

Arun Raghav Mahankali Sridhar, MD, MPH, Madhu Reddy, MD, Ryan J. Maybrook, MD, Arun Kanmanthareddy, MD, Buddhadeb Dawn, MD and Dhanujaya R. Lakkireddy, MD, FHRS. Impact of hematoma after icd implantation on hospitalization costs, length of stay and mortality: an analysis of a nationwide database of 85,276 patients. Heart Rhythm, 2014;11(5): S507.

Arun Kanmanthareddy, MD, Madhu Reddy, MD, Ajay Vallakati, MD, Arun Raghav Mahankali Sridhar, MD, MPH, Jayasree Pillarisetti, MD, Anand Pillai, MD, Pramod Janga, MBBS, Gopi Ponnaganti, MBBS, Nivedita Adabala, MBBS, Sudharani Bommana, MSc, Luigi Di Biase, MD, DDS, Andrea Natale, MD and Dhanujaya R. Lakkireddy, MD, FHRS. Stroke and major bleeding risk in atrial fibrillation patients on dual antiplatelet agents compared to triple antithrombotic therapy: a pooled systemic meta-analysis. Heart Rhythm, 2014;11(5): S511.

Arun Kanmanthareddy, MD, Madhu Reddy, MD, Pramod Janga, MBBS, Ajay Vallakati, MD, Matthew Earnest, MD, Jayant Nath, MD, Sudharani Bommana, MSc, Melissa Jaeger, RN, BSN, Arun Raghav Mahankali Sridhar, MD, MPH, Sandeep Reddy, BA, Mehdi Khalafi, BA, Nitish Badhwar, MD, Randall J. Lee, MD, PhD, Luigi Di Biase, MD, Andrea Natale, MD, Vijay Swarup, MD, Abdi Rasekh, MD, Krzystof Bartus, MD and Dhanujaya R. Lakkireddy, MD, FHRS. Impact of left atrial appendage ligation using lariat on atrial arrhythmia burden in patients with implantable cardiac devices. Heart Rhythm, 2014;11(5): S511.

Jayasree Pillarisetti; Ryan Maybrook; Sandeep Reddy; Mehdi Khalafi; Arun Raghav Mahankali Sridhar; Arun Kanmanthareddy; Donita Atkins; Madhu Reddy; Dhanunjaya Lakkireddy. Peri-procedural use of novel anticoagulation agents during cardiac device implantation . J Am Coll Cardiol. 2014;63(12_S):. doi:10.1016/S0735-1097(14)60347-8.

Madhu Reddy; Kirill Lipatov; Gopi Ponnaganti; Arun Kanmanthareddy; Jayasree Pillarisetti; Rhean Linette Pimentel; Martin Emert; Raghuveer Dendi; Sudharani Bommana; Dhanunjaya Lakkireddy; Loren Berenbom. Lead extraction in african americans: not different from the rest. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2014;63(12_S):. doi:10.1016/S0735-1097(14)60382-X.

Arun Kanmanthareddy; Madhu Reddy; Pramod Janga; Sudharani Bommana; Ajay Vallakati; Jayasree Pillarisetti; Raghuveer Dendi; Loren Berenbom; Rhean Linette Pimentel; Martin Emert; Dhanunjaya Lakkireddy. Tricuspid regurgitation is an independent predictor of failure of av node ablation. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2014;63(12_S):. doi:10.1016/S0735-1097(14)60437-X.

Anand M. Pillai; Vivek Yarlagadda; Chanakyaram Reddy; Arun Sridhar; Madhu Reddy; Raghuveer Dendi.Lower programmed pacing rates reduces atrial fibrillation burden in patients on dofetilide. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2014;63(12_S):. doi:10.1016/S0735-1097(14)60352-1.

Arun Kanmanthareddy; Madhu Reddy; Brandon Barnds; Pramod Janga; Jayasree Pillarisetti; Arun Raghav Mahankali Sridhar; Donita Atkins; Sudharani Bommana; Dhanunjaya Lakkireddy. Pericardial fat doesn't impact atrial fibrillation ablation outcomes. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2014;63(12_S):. doi:10.1016/S0735-1097(14)61214-6.

Rashmi Thapa; Suresh Sharma; Vinodh Jeevanantham; Casper Hu; Taylor Myers; James Vacek; Buddhadeb Dawn; Kamal Gupta. Comparison of lipid control among diabetics with noncoronary atherosclerotic vascular disease versus coronary artery disease. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2014;63(12_S):. doi:10.1016/S0735-1097(14)62132-X.

Ryan Maybrook; Jayasree Pillarisetti; Vivek Yarlagadda; Arun Raghav Mahankali Sridhar; Madhu Reddy; Buddhadeb Dawn; Matthew Earnest; Ryan Ferrell; Jayant Nath; Arun Kanmanthareddy; Donita Atkins; Sudharani Bommana; Rajasingh Johnson; Dhanunjaya Lakkireddy. Hyponatremia and hemodynamic changes following percutaneous left atrial appendage ligation with the lariat device. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2014;63(12_S):. doi:10.1016/S0735-1097(14)60410-1.

Dhanunjaya R. Lakkireddy; Madhu Reddy; Arun Raghav Mahankali Sridhar; Jayasree Pillarisetti; Ryan Maybrook; Arun Kanmanthareddy; Matthew Earnest; Vijay Swarup; Donita Atkins; Sudharani Bommana; Jayant Nath; Ryan Ferrell; Buddhadeb Dawn. Left atrial appendage ligation and ablation for persistent atrial fibrillation (laala-af registry). J Am Coll Cardiol. 2014;63(12_S):. doi:10.1016/S0735-1097(14)60390-9.

Arun Raghav Mahankali Sridhar; Madhu Reddy; Arun Kanmanthareddy; Ryan Maybrook; Vivek Yarlagadda; Anand Pillai; Buddhadeb Dawn; Donita Atkins; Sudharani Bommana; Dhanunjaya Lakkireddy. United states experience with atrial flutter ablation a study of trends in utilization, demographic disparities and outcomes using the nationwide inpatient sample database for years 2003-2010. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2014;63(12_S):. doi:10.1016/S0735-1097(14)60433-2.

Matthew Butler; Christopher Buckley; Calvin Madrigal; Arun Raghav Mahankali Sridhar; Buddhadeb Dawn. Long-term safety of concomitant use of proton pump inhibitors and h2 receptor blockers with thienopyridines in the setting of coronary stenting. J am coll cardiol. 2014;63(12_s):. Doi:10.1016/s0735-1097(14)60226-6.

 

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2013

Articles 

Piamjariyakul U, Smith CE, Werkowitch M, Elyachar A, Fitzgerald S, Prinyarux C, Vacek JL.Annual utilization of healthcare services and estimated costs to families managing complex heart failure home care. Proceedings of the 1st Annual International Conference on Cardiology & Cardiovascular Medicine Research(CCMR 2013).Published by Global Science and Technolgy Forum(GSTF).50-55.

Afzal MR, Wilson JH. Images in clinical medicine. Lung herniation after cardiac surgery.N Engl J Med. 2013 Jun 20;368(25):e35. doi: 10.1056/NEJMicm1204602. 

Carroll JD, Saver JL, Thaler DE, Smalling RW, Berry S, MacDonald LA, Marks DS, Tirschwell DL; RESPECT Investigators(Tadros P). Closure of patent foramen ovale versus medical therapy after cryptogenic stroke.
N Engl J Med. 2013 Mar 21;368(12):1092-100. doi: 10.1056/NEJMoa1301440.

Jeevanantham V, Afzal MR, Zuba-Surma EK, Dawn B. Clinical trials of cardiac repair with adult bone marrow- derived cells. Methods Mol Biol. 2013;1036:179-205. doi: 10.1007/978-1-62703-511-8_15. PubMed PMID: 23807796.

Jeevanantham V, Butler M, Saad A, Dawn B, Abdel-Latif A, Zuba-Surma EK. Response to letter regarding article, "Adult bone marrow cell therapy improves survival and induces long-term improvement in cardiac parameters: a systematic review and meta-analysis". Circulation. 2013 Apr 16;127(15):e548. PubMed PMID: 23720830.

Touchberry CD, Green TM, Tchikrizov V, Mannix JE, Mao TF, Carney BW, Girgis M, Vincent RJ, Wetmore LA, Dawn B, Bonewald LF, Stubbs JR, Wacker MJ. FGF23 is a novel regulator of intracellular calcium and cardiac contractility in addition to cardiac hypertrophy. Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab. 2013 Apr 15;304(8):E863-73. doi: 10.1152/ajpendo.00596.2012. Epub 2013 Feb 26. PubMed PMID: 23443925; PubMed  Central PMCID: PMC3625783.

Sharma S, Dharshan A, Dawn B, Radparvar F. Pulmonary emboli in transit. J Gen  Intern Med. 2013 Jan;28(1):154. doi: 10.1007/s11606-012-2065-x. Epub 2012 Jul 3.  PubMed PMID: 22752588; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3539033.

Kwok CS, Jeevanantham V, Dawn B, Loke YK. No consistent evidence of differential cardiovascular risk amongst proton-pump inhibitors when used with clopidogrel: meta-analysis. Int J Cardiol. 2013 Aug 10;167(3):965-74. doi: 10.1016/j.ijcard.2012.03.085. Epub 2012 Mar 30. PubMed PMID: 22464478.

Vacek JL, Hunt SL, Shireman T. Hypertension medication use and adherence among adults with developmental disability. Disabil Health J. 2013 Oct;6(4):297-302. doi: 10.1016/j.dhjo.2013.02.003. Epub 2013 Apr 2. PubMed PMID: 24060252.

Patel AY, Pillarisetti J, Marr J, Vacek JL. Ezetimibe in combination with a statin does not reduce all-cause mortality. J Clin Med Res. 2013 Aug;5(4):275-80. doi: 10.4021/jocmr1371w. Epub 2013 Jun 21. PubMed PMID: 23864916; PubMed Central  PMCID: PMC3712882.

Chehab BM, Gupta K. Contemporary diagnosis of carotid fibromuscular dysplasia: role of power Doppler and a review of other diagnostic modalities. Rev Cardiovasc Med. 2013;14(2-4):e136-43. Review. PubMed PMID: 24448255.

Santangeli P, Di Biase L, Themistoclakis S, Raviele A, Schweikert RA, Lakkireddy D, Mohanty P, Bai R, Mohanty S, Pump A, Beheiry S, Hongo R, Sanchez JE, Gallinghouse GJ, Horton R, Dello Russo A, Casella M, Fassini G, Elayi CS, Burkhardt JD, Tondo C, Natale A. Catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy: long-term outcomes and mechanisms of arrhythmia recurrence. Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol. 2013 Dec;6(6):1089-94. doi: 10.1161/CIRCEP.113.000339. Epub 2013 Oct 10. PubMed PMID: 24114776.

Holmes DR Jr, Lakkireddy DR, Whitlock RP, Waksman R, Mack MJ. Left atrial appendage occlusion: opportunities and challenges. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2014 Feb 4;63(4):291-8. doi:  10.1016/j.jacc.2013.08.1631. Epub 2013 Sep 27. Review. PubMed PMID: 24076495.

Vallakati A, Reddy YM, Emert M, Janga P, Mansour MC, Heist EK, Pimentel R, Dendi R, Atkins D, Bommana S, Mahapatra S, Heard M, Ruskin J, Berenbom L, Dawn B, Lakkireddy D. Impact of nonfluoroscopic MediGuideTM tracking system on radiation exposure in radiofrequency ablation procedures (LESS-RADS registry)-an initial experience. J Interv Card Electrophysiol. 2013 Nov;38(2):95-100. doi: 10.1007/s10840-013-9825-3. Epub 2013 Sep 12. PubMed PMID: 24026968.

Dorian P, Burk C, Mullin CM, Bubien R, Godejohn D, Reynolds MR, Lakkireddy DR,Wimmer AP, Bhandari A, Spertus J. Interpreting changes in quality of life in atrial fibrillation: how much change is meaningful? Am Heart J. 2013 Aug;166(2):381-387.e8. doi: 10.1016/j.ahj.2013.04.015. Epub 2013 Jul 1. PubMed PMID: 23895823.

Reddy YM, Singh D, Nagarajan D, Pillarisetti J, Biria M, Boolani H, Emert M, Chikkam V, Ryschon K, Vacek J, Bommana S, Atkins D, Verma A, Olyaee M, Dawn B, Lakkireddy D. Atrial fibrillation ablation in patients with gastroesophageal reflux disease or irritable bowel syndrome-the heart to gut connection! J Interv  Card Electrophysiol. 2013 Sep;37(3):259-65. doi: 10.1007/s10840-013-9807-5. Epub  2013 Jun 6. PubMed PMID: 23736874.

Dupanović M, Lakkireddy D, Emert MP, Krebill R. Utility of dexmedetomidine in  sedation for radiofrequency ablation of atrial fibrillation. J Perianesth Nurs. 2013 Jun;28(3):144-50. doi: 10.1016/j.jopan.2012.10.005. PubMed PMID: 23711310.

Lakkireddy D, Atkins D, Pillarisetti J, Ryschon K, Bommana S, Drisko J, Vanga  S, Dawn B. Effect of yoga on arrhythmia burden, anxiety, depression, and quality  of life in paroxysmal atrial fibrillation: the YOGA My Heart Study. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2013 Mar 19;61(11):1177-82. doi: 10.1016/j.jacc.2012.11.060. Epub 2013 Jan 30. PubMed PMID: 23375926.

Reddy YM, Singh D, Chikkam V, Bommana S, Atkins D, Verma A, Swarup V, Khaykin Y, Nalamachu S, Pasnoor M, Lakkireddy D. Postprocedural neuropathy after atrial fibrillation ablation. J Interv Card Electrophysiol. 2013 Apr;36(3):279-85. doi:  10.1007/s10840-012-9724-z. Epub 2012 Dec 9. PubMed PMID: 23224798.

Lakkireddy D, Sangrigoli R, Sloan S, Wiseman M, Weiss R, Molin F, Kanaan N, Awasthi Y, Mahapatra S. Clinical evaluation of a novel 12-hole irrigated tip catheter ablation system for the treatment of typical atrial flutter-results from the Duo FLAIR clinical study. J Interv Card Electrophysiol. 2013 Jun;37(1):97-103. doi: 10.1007/s10840-012-9765-3. Epub 2013 Feb 9. PubMed PMID: 23397246.

Deshmukh A, Patel NJ, Pant S, Shah N, Chothani A, Mehta K, Grover P, Singh V,  Vallurupalli S, Savani GT, Badheka A, Tuliani T, Dabhadkar K, Dibu G, Reddy YM, Sewani A, Kowalski M, Mitrani R, Paydak H, Viles-Gonzalez JF. In-hospital complications associated with catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation in the United States between 2000 and 2010: analysis of 93 801 procedures. Circulation.  2013 Nov 5;128(19):2104-12. doi: 10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.113.003862. Epub 2013 Sep 23. PubMed PMID: 24061087.

Aksoy O, Cam A, Agarwal S, Ige M, Yousefzai R, Singh D, et al. Significance of Aortic Valve Calcification in Patients With Low-Gradient Low-Flow Aortic Stenosis. Clinical cardiology. 2013.  

Dupont M, Shrestha K, Singh D, Finucan M, Tang W. Lack of Concordance in Defining Worsening Renal Function by Rise in Creatinine vs Rise in Cystatin C. Congestive Heart Failure. 2013.  

Verbrugge FH, Dupont M, Shao Z, Shrestha K, Singh D, et al. Novel Urinary Biomarkers in Detecting Acute Kidney Injury, Persistent Renal Impairment, and All-Cause Mortality Following Decongestive Therapy in Acute Decompensated Heart Failure. Journal of cardiac failure. 2013;19(9):621-628.

Jayasree Pillarisetti MD, Sowjanya Duthuluru MD, Hari Sayana MD, Haley Goucher Goucher BA, Akshar Patel BA, Mazda Biria MD, James Vacek MD, Loren Berenbom MD, Sudharani Bommana M.Phil, Jayan Nath MD, Mark Wiley MD, Ajay Nangia MD, Luigi Di Biase MD, Andrea Natale MD, Madhuri Reddy MD, Buddhadeb Dawn, MD, Dhanunjaya Lakkireddy MD. Age-Dependent Impact of Fluoroscopic Radiation on the Gender of Off-Spring: An International Survey of Cardiologists. Journal of Atrial Fibrillation. Online publication  2013(5).

Jayasree Pillarisetti MD, Subba reddy Vanga MD, Dhanunjaya Lakkireddy MD.Amiodarone Induced Thyrotoxicosis - Fluctuating RVOT and LV Scar VT. Journal of Atrial Fibrillation. Online publication  2013(5).

Abstracts

Coyan G, Reeder KM, Vacek JL. Long-term diet and exercise outcomes after coronary artery bypass surgery: a review of recent literature. Translational Science,2013;6(2):P 124.

Maybrook, RF, Afzal MR, Rankin A, Russell C, Vacek J. Use of Aldosterone Antagonists at Discharge in Eligible Heart Failure Patients With a Comprehensive Heart Failure Program: Trends in Compliance With Get With the Guidelines-Heart Failure.Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes. 2013;6:A346.

Parashar S, Hui A, Vacek JL, Simmons A. Personal and Community Barriers to a Heart-healthy Lifestyle in Women. Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes. 2013;6:A98.

Parashar S, Vacek JL, Simmons A. Behavioral Change after Heart Disease Risk Assessment in Women. Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes. 2013;6:A30.

Sharma S, Thapa R, Myers T, Hu C, Brimacombe M, Vacek JL, Dawn B, Gupta K. Comparison of Lipid Control in Patients with Coronary Versus Peripheral Arterial Diseases.Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes. 2013;6:A290.

Dusan Stanojevic, Suresh Sharma, Vinodh Jeevanantham, Bassem Chehab, Matthew McCullough, Matthew McCullough,Buddhadeb Dawn, Kamal Gupta, Peter Tadros, Mark Wiley. Clinical significance of Micro Coronary Edge Dissection and Plaque Prolapse visualized with Optical Coherence Tomography post Percutaneous Coronary Intervention. Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions. 2013; 81(S1):S88-S89. DOI: 10.1002/ccd.24919.

Stanojevic D; Sharma S; Jeevanantham V; Chehab B; McCullough M; Tadros P; Dawn B; Wiley M. Evaluation of micro coronary edge dissection and coronary artery plaque prolapse post coronary artery percutaneous intervention using optical coherence tomography. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2013;61(10_S):. doi:10.1016/S0735-1097(13)61875-6

Reddy M; Sridhar AR; Vallakati A; Lakkireddy D; Dawn B.Gender differences in the utilization of the type of cardiac resynchronization therapy: data from the nationwide inpatient sample 2003-2009. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2013;61(10_S):. doi:10.1016/S0735-1097(13)60669-5.

Jeevanantham V; Chehab B; Shrivastava R; Wiley M; Tadros P; Nath J; Dawn B; Gupta K. Utility of two methods of calculating ankle brachial index in detecting below knee peripheral arterial disease confirmed by angiography. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2013;61(10_S):. doi:10.1016/S0735-1097(13)62075-6

Jeevanantham V; Boolani H; Saad A; Dawn B; Gupta K.Alternative method of calculating resting ankle brachial index predicts abnormal post exercise ankle brachial index. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2013;61(10_S):. doi:10.1016/S0735-1097(13)62097-5.

Afzal MR; Maybrook RJ; Rankin A; Russell C; Dawn B; Vacek JL. Development of a comprehensive heart failure management team and its impact in improving compliance with standard of care: insight from the get with the guidelines database. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2013;61(10_S):. doi:10.1016/S0735-1097(13)60761-5.

Reddy M, Vallakati A, Janga P,Sharma S, Pillai A, Dendi R, Emert M, Berenbom L, Pimentel RL, Lakkireddy D. Externalization of conductor cables in quicksite and quickflex left ventricular leads.J Am Coll Cardiol. 2013;61(10_S):. doi:10.1016/S0735-1097(13)60247-8.

Lakkireddy D; Earnest M; Janga P; Reddy M; Vallakati A; Nath J; Ferrell R; Freeman S; Badhwar N; Lee R; Di Biase L; Natale A; Swarup V.Effect of endoepicardial percutaneous left atrial appendage ligation (lariat) on arrhythmia burden in patients with atrial fibrillation. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2013;61(10_S). J Am Coll Cardiol. 2013;61(10_S):. doi:10.1016/S0735-1097(13)60385-X.

Vallakati A; Reddy M; Alla V; Janga P; Atkins D; Bommana S; Lakkireddy D.Impact of gender on outcome after atrial fibrillation ablation: a meta-analysis. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2013;61(10_S):. doi:10.1016/S0735-1097(13)60388-5.

Badhwar N; Lakkireddy D; Lee R.Feasibility and outcomes of percutaneous closed chest maze procedure in patients with atrial fibrillation. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2013;61(10_S):. doi:10.1016/S0735-1097(13)60327-7.

Di Biase L; Santangeli P; Mohanty P; Bai R; Horton R; Sanchez J; Reddy M; Lakkireddy D; Forleo G; Mohanty S; Price J; Trivedi C; Yan R; Elayi C; Gallinghouse J; Beheiry S; Hongo R; Burkhardt J; Natale A.Does termination of atrial fibrillation during ablation of long standing persistent atrial fibrillation predict the outcome at follow-up? Results from a prospective randomized study. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2013;61(10_S):. doi:10.1016/S0735-1097(13)60355-1.

Shurtleff E, Vanderhyde M, Fitzwater F, Chehab B, Maletsky L,Vamanan K, Thomas P, Tadros P, Gupta K. Conformational Changes In Commercially Available Nitinol Stents Implanted In The Femoro-popliteal Arterial Segment In A Cadaveric Model. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2013;61(10_S):. doi:10.1016/S0735-1097(13)61806-9.

Sridhar A, Reddy M, Parasa S, Janga P, Vallakati A, Berenbom L, Dawn B, Lakkireddy D. Trends of Lead Extractions for Cardiac Implanted Device Related Infections: Results from Nationwide Inpatient Sample for years 2003 to 2009.Heart Rhythm, 2013;10(5):S67-68.

Lakkireddy D, Reddy M, Atkins D, Pimentel R, Bommana S, Johnson R, Olyaee M, Dusing R, Dawn B. Impact of Atrial Fibrillation on the Functional Integrity of Upper Gastrointestinal System. Heart Rhythm, 2013;10(5):S83-84.

Lakkireddy D, Reddy M, Swarup V, Bakdune W, Mansour M, Chaloub F, Ruskin J, Reddy V, D'Avila A, Atkins D, Bommana S, Natale A. Uninterrupted Rivaroxabin vs. Warafrin for Periprocedural Anticoagulation During Atrial Fibrillation Ablation: A Multicenter Experience. Heart Rhythm, 2013;10(5):S74.

Lakkireddy D, Vallakati A, Janga P, Atkins D, Reddy M, Bommana S, Pimentel R, Dawn B. Impact of Yoga on Sympoms, Head Up Tilt Table Test and Functional Status of Patients with Neurocardiogenic Syncope -- A Preliminary Experience. Heart Rhythm, 2013;10(5):S39-40.

Vallakati A, Janga P, Reddy M, Nath J, Ferrell R, Freeman S, Swarup V, Bakdune W, Badhwar N, Lee R, DiBiase L, Mansour M, Ruskin J, Natale A, Earnest M, Lakkireddy D. Impact of Colchicine on Post Procedural Pericardiac Inflammation and Pain after LARIAT Left Atrial Appendage Ligation. Heart Rhythm, 2013;10(5):S462.

Reddy M, DiBiase L, Vallakati A, Swarup V, Umbarger L, Baduke W, Bommana S, Atkins D, Natale A, Lakkireddy D. Predictors of Severe Atrial Scarring in Patients with Paroxysmal Atrial Fibrillation: Unveiling a New Syndrome of Atriomyopathy. Heart Rhythm, 2013;10(5):S126.

Reddy M, Vallakati A, Janga P, Atkins D, Badhwar N, Lee R, DiBiase L, Earnest M, Natale A, Swarup V, Lakkireddy D.Comparison of Left Atrial Appendage Patency After Left Atrial Appendage exclusion with an occlusion vs.ligation device.Heart Rhythm, 2013;10(5):S117-118.

Reddy M, Vallakati A, Janga P, Sharma S, Pillai A, Dendi R, Emert M, Berenbom L, Pimentel R, Lakkireddy D. Exterilization of Conductor Cables in QuickSite and QuickFlex Left Ventricular Leads. Heart Rhythm Society Annual Meeting 2013. Heart Rhythm, 2013;10(5):S70.

Jeevanantham V, Chehab B, Nagavalli S, Austria E, Shrivastava R, Wiley M, Tadros P, Nath J, Dawn B, Gupta K. Differences Between Two Methods of Calculating Ankle Brachial Index in Prediction of Below Knee Peripheral Arterial Disease Burden Confirmed by Angiography. Catherization and Cardiovascular Interventions, 2013; 81(S1): S74-S75.

Shurtleff E, Vanderhyde M, Fitzwater F, Chehab B, Maletsky L, Vamanan K, Thomas P, Gupta K. Femoro-popliteal Artery Calcification Alters Flexion-induced Stent Deformation: A Cadaveric Study. Catherization and Cardiovascular Interventions, 2013; 81(S1): S72-73.

Verbrugge FH, Dupont M, Shao Z, Shrestha K, Singh D et al. Novel Urinary Biomarkers in Detecting Worsening Renal Impairment and Mortality Following Decongestive Therapy in Acute Decompensated Heart Failure. Journal of cardiac failure. 2013;19(8 Supplement).

Tim J Kamerzell, C. Russell Middaugh, Buddhadeb Dawn, and Calum A MacRae. Connecting Histone-Modifying Enzymes and Metabolism Through Chemical Probes and Network Pharmacology. Circulation. 2013;128:A16602.

Roberto Bolli, Yanqing Zhu, Ou-Li Wang, Yiru Guo, Gregg Rokosh, Adam B Stein, Buddhadeb Dawn, and Yu-Ting Xuan. STAT1 Transcription Factor is Required for the Delayed Protection Against Cardiomyocyte Apoptosis by Ischemic Preconditioning. Circulation. 2013;128:A12113.

Roberto Bolli, Yanqing Zhu, Ou-Li Wang, Yiru Guo, Gregg Rokosh, Adam B Stein, Buddhadeb Dawn, and Yu-Ting Xuan. STAT1 Signaling is Critical for the Infarct-Sparing Effects of Late Ischemic Preconditioning Circulation. 2013;128:A12143.

Guangming Cheng, Magdy Girgis, Arash Davani, Yanjuan Yang, Harold Elias, Lei Chen, Jeryl Hauptman, Robert J Vincent, and Buddhadeb Dawn. Genetic Deletion of IL-6 Attenuates Pressure Overload-Induced Left Ventricular Hypertrophy and Failure. Circulation. 2013;128:A18105.

Ajay Vallakati, Madhu Y Reddy, Vivek Yarlagadda, Karthik Murugiah, Pramod Janga, Ryan Maybrook, Arun Raghav Mahankali Sridhar, Donita Atkins, Suddharani Bommana, Andrea Natale, and Dhanunjaya Lakkireddy. Outcomes After Cardiopulmonary resuscitation With Chest Compressions Only versus Conventional CPR: A Meta-Analysis of 84,888 Patients. Circulation.2013;128:A19085.

Luigi Di Biase, Pasquale Santangeli, J. David D Burkhardt, Prasant Mohanty, Corrado Carbucicchio, Javier Sanchez, Rong Bai, Sanghamitra Mohanty, Chintan Trivedi, Francesco Santoro, Antonio Dello Russo, Michela Casella, Richard Hongo, Steven Hao, Salwa Beheiry, Rodney Horton, Dhanunjay Lakkireddy, Madhu Reddy, Robert A. Schweikert, Claude S. Elayi, Claudio Tondo, and Andrea Natale. Endocardial Homogeneization of the Scar Improves the Long-term Outcomes of Catheter Ablation of Ventricular Arrhythmias in Patients With Ischemic Cardiomyopathy and Cardiac Bypass Surgery. Circulation.2013;128:A13902.

Madhu Y Reddy, Anand Pillai, Ajay Vallakati, Vivek Yarlagadda, Gopi C Ponnaganti, Donita Atkins, Sudharani Bommana, Pramod Janga, Ryan Maybrook, Arun Sridhar, Buddhadeb Dawn, Luigi DiBiase, Andrea Natale, and Dhanunjaya Lakkireddy. Incidence and Recurrence of Atrial Fibrillation in Patients Undergoing Cavotricuspid Isthmus Ablation for Typical Atrial Flutter.Circulation.2013;128:A18292.

Luigi Di Biase, Pasquale Santangeli, Prasant Mohanty, J. David Burkhardt, Javier Sanchez, Rodney Horton,Rong Bai, Sanghamitra Mohanty, Chintan Trivedi, Dhanunjay Lakkireddy, Madhu Reddy, Francesco Santoro, Richard Hongo, Salwa Beheiry, Claude S Elayi, Viles Gonzalez Juan F, Steven Hao, Robert A Schweikert, Jason Zagrodzky, and Andrea Natale. Left Atrial Scar Does Not Correlate With Hystory of Stroke: Results From a Prospective Study. Circulation.2013;128:A14304.

Madhu Y Reddy, Vivek Yarlagadda, Ajay Vallakati, Gopi Manohar Ponnaganti, Pramod Janga, Anand Pillai, Donita Atkins, and Dhanunjaya Lakkireddy. Atrio-Esophageal Fistula After Atrial Fibrillation Ablation: A Pooled Analysis of 33 Cases .Circulation.2013;128:A19143.

Luigi Di Biase,Chintan Trivedi, Francesco Santoro, Pasquale Santangeli, J. David Burkhardt, Javier Sanchez, Rodney Horton, Prasant Mohanty, Sanghamitra Mohanty, Rong Bai, Dhanunjay Lakkireddy, Madhu Reddy, Claude S Elayi, Richard Hongo, Salwa Beheiry, Steven Hao, Robert A Schweikert, Viles Gonzalez Juan F, Gaetano Fassini, Michela Casella, Antonio Dello Russo, Claudio Tondo, and Andrea Natale. Impact of Uncontrolled Hypertension on Atrial Fibrillation Ablation Outcome. Circulation.2013;128:A14303.

Ajay Vallakati, Madhu Y Reddy, Doug Gibson, Matthew Price, Ted Feldman, Bradley Knight, Jie Cheng, Randall Lee, Matthew Earnest, Jayant Nath, Ryan Ferrell, Donita Atkins, Sudharani Bommana, Pranav Loyolka, and Dhanunjaya Lakkireddy.Left Atrial Thrombus Formation After the Left Atrial Appendage Exclusion With a Novel Endoepicardial Suture Device (LARIAT(R)). Circulation.2013;128:A18610.

Luigi Di Biase, Pasquale Santangeli, Francesco Santoro, J. David Burkhardt, Sanghamitra Mohanty, Prasant Mohanty, Javier Sanchez, Rodney Horton, Chintan Trivedi, Rong Bai, Dhanunjay Lakkireddy, Madhu Reddy, Salwa Beheiry, Richard Hongo, Viles Gonzalez Juan F, Steven Hao, Claude S Elayi, Jason Zagrodzky, and Andrea Natale. Safety and Outcomes of the 56 Holes New Open Irrigated Sf Catheter During Catheter Ablation of Atrial Fibrillation. Circulation. 2013;128:A14063.

Luigi Di Biase, J. David Burkhardt, Pasquale Santangeli, Prasant Mohanty, Javier Sanchez, Rong Bai, Sanghamitra Mohanty, Chintan Trivedi, Antonio Dello Russo, Michela Casella, Richard Hongo, Salwa Beheiry, Steven Hao, Dhanunjay Lakkireddy, Madhu Reddy, Claude S Elayi, Gaetano Fassini, Claudio Tondo, Gemma Pelargonio, Rodney Horton, Maria Lucia Narducci, Jason Zagrodzky, Robert A Schweikert, and Andrea Natale. Periprocedural Stokes and Anticoagulation Management During AF Ablation: Results From the "Compare" Randomized Multicenter Trial. Circulation.2013;128:A14307.

Luigi Di Biase, J. David Burkhardt, Gregg Gilbert, Pasquale Santangeli, Francesco Santoro, Javier Sanchez, Rodney Horton, Prasant Mohanty, Sanghamitra Mohanty, Rong Bai, Chintan Trivedi, Dhanunjay Lakkireddy, Madhu Reddy, Claude S Elayi, Richard Hongo, Viles Gonzalez Juan F, Salwa Beheiry, Steven Hao, Robert A Schweikert, Jason Zagrodzky, and Andrea Natale. Dabigratan Has a Higher Risk of Left Atrial Appendage Thrombus Formation in Patients With Af When Compared to Warfarin and Rivaroxaban. Circulation.2013;128:A14308.

Madhu Y Reddy, Pramod Janga, Hema Pamulapati, Ramchandur Bakhtiani, Namratha Reddy, Ajay Vallakati, Donita Atkins, Sudharani Bommana, Patricia Howard, Loren Berenbom, and Dhanunjaya Lakkireddy. Predictors of Successful Chemical Cardioversion With Dofetilide in Patients With Persistent Atrial Fibrillation. Circulation.2013;128:A18489.

Arun Raghav Mahankali Sridhar, Madhu Reddy, Ajay Vallakati, Ryan Maybrook, Loren Berenbom, Buddhadeb Dawn, and Dhanunjaya Lakkireddy. Impact of Hematoma After Pacemaker Implantation: An Analysis of a Nationwide Database of 77,074 Patients. Circulation.2013;128:A18772.

Luigi Di Biase, J. David Burkhardt, Pasquale Santangeli, Prasant Mohanty, Javier Sanchez, Rong Bai, Sanghamitra Mohanty, Chintan Trivedi, Richard Hongo, Steven Hao, Salwa Beheiry, Rodney Horton, Dhanunjay Lakkireddy, Madhu Reddy, Sakis Themistoklakis, Antonio Rossillo, Antonio Dello Russo, Jason Zagrodzky, Gaetano Fassini, Michela Casella, Giovanni Forleo, Gemma Pelargonio, Claude S. Elayi, Maria Lucia Narducci, Claudio Tondo, Robert A. Schweikert, and Andrea Natale. Silent Thromboembolic Lesions Following Catheter Ablation for Atrial Fibrillation Using Radiofrequency Energy: Results From a Sub-study of the "compare" Randomized Trial. Circulation.2013;128:A14293.

Madhu Y Reddy, Ajay Vallakati, Kirill Lipatov, Pramod Janga, Gopi C Ponnaganti, Vivek Yarlagadda, Ramchandur Bakhtiani, Donita Atkins, Sudharani Bommana, Namratha Reddy, Rhea Pimentel, Martin Emert, Raghuveer Dendi, Luigi DiBiase, Andrea Natale, Buddhadeb Dawn, Dhanunjaya Lakkireddy, and Loren Berenbom. A Comparison of Complexity of Extraction Between Sprint Fidelis and Other Right Ventricular Leads. Circulation.2013;128:A18460.

Luigi Di Biase, Francesco Santoro, Chintan Trivedi, Pasquale Santangeli, J. David Burkhardt, Javier Sanchez, Rodney Horton, Sanghamitra Mohanty, Prasant Mohanty, Rong Bai, Salwa Beheiry, Richard Hongo, Dhanunjay Lakkireddy, Madhu Reddy, Claude S Elayi, Steven Hao, Viles Gonzalez Juan F, Robert A Schweikert, Jason Zagrodzky, and Andrea Natale. Baseline Low Left Atrial Pressure (lap) Identify Patients Without Non-pv Triggers And With a Higher Success Rate Following Catheter Ablation for Paroxysmal Atrial Fibrillation at the Index Procedure. Circulation. 2013;128:A14300.

Ajay Vallakati, Madhu Y Reddy, Gopi C Ponnaganti, Vivek Yarlagadda, Donita Atkins, Sudharani Bommana, Pramod Janga, Arun Raghav Mahankali Sridhar, Ryan Maybrook, Rhea C Pimentel, Luigi DiBiase, Andrea Natale, Buddhadeb Dawn, and Dhanunjaya Lakkireddy. Catheter Ablation as a First-Line Therapy for Atrial Fibrillation - A Meta-Analysis. Circulation. 2013;128:A18526.

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2012

Articles

Jeevanantham V,  Chughtai H, Little, WC, Morgan T, Kitzman DW, Hamilton CA, Hundley WG. Aging Reduces Left Atrial Performance during Adrenergic Stress in Middle Aged and Older Patients. Cardiol J. 2012;19(1):45-52. 

Sloan K, Vacek JL. Treatment of Dyslipidemia. J Clin Metabolism and Diabetes. 2012; 3:21-24.

Zimmerman SK, Vacek JL. Dyslipidemia: A review of pathophysiology and lipoprotein disorders. J Clin Metabolism and Diabetes. 2012;2:41-48.

Kramer J, Howard P, Barnes B, Ababneh A, Mukhopadhyay P,  Biria M, Muehlebach GF, Daon E, Zorn GL,  Reed WA, Vacek JL. Secondary prevention following coronary artery bypass surgery: a pilot study for improved patient education. International Journal of Clinical Medicine 2012, 3, 286-294.

Abu-El-Haija B, Ababneh B, Vacek JL.  Coronary Artery Calcification Score and Computed Tomographic Coronary Angiography: A Review and Update.  Open Atherosclerosis & Thrombosis Journal, 2012;5: 22-28. 

Wiley M, Kumar A, Vacek J. Review - Peripheral Arterial Disease. Consultant 2012; 52:601-610.

Stein AB, Bolli R, Dawn B, Sanganalmath SK, Zhu Y, Wang OL, Guo Y, Motterlini R, Xuan YT. Carbon monoxide induces a late preconditioning-mimetic cardioprotective and antiapoptotic milieu in the myocardium. J Mol Cell Cardiol. 2012 Jan;52(1):228-36. 

Steffen K, Zorn GT 3rd, Tadros P, Gupta K. Role of hybrid endovascular suite in improving outcomes of surgical ligation of coronary artery fistula. J Invasive Cardiol. 2012 Jan;24(1):E10-2.  

Chehab B, Vamanan K, Gupta K. Percutaneous treatment of severe diffuse stenosis in heavily calcified infrarenal abdominal aorta using iliac extender endoprosthesis: a case series. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2012 Feb 15;79(3):439-43. 

Vacek JL, Vanga SR, Good M, Lai SM, Lakkireddy D, Howard PA. Vitamin D deficiency and supplementation and relation to cardiovascular health. Am J Cardiol. 2012 Feb 1;109(3):359-63. 

Patel VB, Vacek JL, Graves L, Bhattacharya RK. Calcium affects on vascular endpoints. Nutr Metab (Lond). 2012 Mar 27;9:24.

Lakkireddy D, Reddy YM, Di Biase L, Vanga SR, Santangeli P, Swarup V, Pimentel R, Mansour MC, D'Avila A, Sanchez JE, Burkhardt JD, Chalhoub F, Mohanty P, Coffey J, Shaik N, Monir G, Reddy VY, Ruskin J, Natale A. Feasibility and safety of dabigatran versus warfarin for periprocedural anticoagulation in patients undergoing radiofrequency ablation for atrial fibrillation: results from a multicenter prospective registry. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2012 Mar 27;59(13):1168-74.

Thapa R, Dawn B, Nath J. Tricuspid regurgitation: pathophysiology and management. Curr Cardiol Rep. 2012 Apr;14(2):190-9.

Vanga SR, Bommana S, Kroll M, Lakkireddy D. Impedance changes on defibrillation coils after atrial fibrillation ablation: lead damage or electromechanical interference? Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. 2012 Jun;35(6):e163-6.

Jeevanantham V, Butler M, Saad A, Abdel-Latif A, Zuba-Surma EK, Dawn B. Adult bone marrow cell therapy improves survival and induces long-term improvement in cardiac parameters: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Circulation. 2012 Jul 31;126(5):551-68.

Di Biase L, Santangeli P, Burkhardt DJ, Bai R, Mohanty P, Carbucicchio C,Dello Russo A, Casella M, Mohanty S, Pump A, Hongo R, Beheiry S, Pelargonio G,Santarelli P, Zucchetti M, Horton R, Sanchez JE, Elayi CS, Lakkireddy D, Tondo C,Natale A. Endo-epicardial homogenization of the scar versus limited substrate ablation for the treatment of electrical storms in patients with ischemic cardiomyopathy. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2012 Jul 10;60(2):132-41.

Reddy YM, Lakkireddy D. QRS morphology is equally important! J Am Coll Cardiol. 2012 Aug 28;60(9):873; author reply 873-4.

Bunch TJ, Mahapatra S, Madhu Reddy Y, Lakkireddy D. The role of percutaneous left ventricular assist devices during ventricular tachycardia ablation. Europace. 2012 Aug;14 Suppl 2:ii26-ii32.

Santangeli P, Dello Russo A, Pieroni M, Casella M, Di Biase L, Burkhardt JD, Sanchez J, Lakkireddy D, Carbucicchio C, Zucchetti M, Pelargonio G, Themistoclakis S, Camporeale A, Rossillo A, Beheiry S, Hongo R, Bellocci F, Tondo C, Natale A. Fragmented and delayed electrograms within fibrofatty scar predict arrhythmic events in arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy: results from a prospective risk stratification study. Heart Rhythm. 2012 Aug;9(8):1200-6. 

Kroll MW, Walcott GP, Ideker RE, Graham MA, Calkins H, Lakkireddy D, Luceri RM, Panescu D. The stability of electrically induced ventricular fibrillation.Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc. 2012 Aug;2012:6377-81.

Kroll MW, Fish RM, Lakkireddy D, Luceri RM, Panescu D. Essentials of low-power electrocution: Established and speculated mechanisms. Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc. 2012 Aug;2012:5734-40.

Kroll MW, Fish RM, Calkins H, Halperin H, Lakkireddy D, Panescu D. Defibrillation success rates for electrically-induced fibrillation: Hair of the dog. Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc. 2012 Aug;2012:689-93.

Boolani H, Reddy YM, Ittaman S, Lakkireddy D. Recurrent unilateral pleural effusion in a hypertrophic cardiomyopathy patient secondary to atrial arrhythmias and the role of radiofrequency ablation. Europace. 2012 Sep;14(9):1371-2. 

Vallakati A, Sharma A, Lakkireddy D. Antiarrhythmic drug treatment after cardioversion of atrial fibrillation. Lancet. 2012 Oct 27;380(9852):1467-8; author reply 1468.

Lakkireddy D, Di Biase L, Ryschon K, Biria M, Swarup V, Reddy YM, Verma A, Bommana S, Burkhardt D, Dendi R, Dello Russo A, Casella M, Carbucicchio C, Tondo C, Dawn B, Natale A. Radiofrequency ablation of premature ventricular ectopy improves the efficacy of cardiac resynchronization therapy in nonresponders.  J Am Coll Cardiol. 2012 Oct 6; 60(16):1531-9.

Santangeli P, Di Biase L, Bai R, Mohanty S, Pump A, Cereceda Brantes M, Horton R, Burkhardt JD, Lakkireddy D, Reddy YM, Casella M, Dello Russo A, Tondo C, Natale A. Atrial fibrillation and the risk of incident dementia: a meta-analysis. Heart Rhythm. 2012 Nov;9(11):1761-8.

Pillarisetti J, Gupta K. Massive pulmonary embolism with shock: role of thrombolysis using central venous access. J Invasive Cardiol. 2012 Dec;24(12):E321-4.

Flaherty MP, Kamerzell TJ,  Dawn B. Wnt signaling and cardiac differentiation. Prog Mol Biol Transl Sci. 2012;111:153-74.

Simmons A, Pimentel R, Lakkireddy D. Sudden cardiac death in women. Rev Cardiovasc Med. 2012;13(1):e37-42. Review.

Perrotta L, Xhaferi B, Chiostri M, Pieragnoli P, Ricciardi G, Di Biase L,Natale A, Ricceri I, Biria M, Lakkireddy D, Valleggi A, Emdin M, Michelotti F,Mascioli G, Pandozi A, Santini M, Padeletti L. Effects of smoking in patients treated with cardiac resynchronization therapy. Intern Emerg Med. 2012 Dec 19.

Dupont M, Shrestha K, Singh D, et al. Lack of significant renal tubular injury despite acute kidney injury in acute decompensated heart failure. European journal of heart failure. 2012;14(6):597-604.

Kumbhani DJ, Shishehbor MH, Willis JM, Karim S, Singh D, et al. Influence of Gender on Long-Term Mortality in Patients Presenting With Non-ST-Elevation Acute Coronary Syndromes Undergoing Percutaneous Coronary Intervention. The American journal of cardiology. 2012;109(8):1087-1091.

Shrestha K, Shao Z, Singh D, Dupont M, Tang W. Relation of systemic and urinary neutrophil gelatinase-associated lipocalin levels to different aspects of impaired renal function in patients with acute decompensated heart failure. The American journal of cardiology. 2012.

Anand Pillai MD, Madhu Reddy MD, Michael Heard BS, Ajay Vallakati MD, Loren Berenbom MD, Dhanunjaya Lakkireddy MD. Atrial Flutter Ablation Using MediGuideTM Non-fluoroscopic Catheter Tracking System: A Novel Technology to Reduce Radiation Exposure. Journal of Atrial Fibrillation. Online publication  2012(5).

Hemant Boolani, Yeruva Madhu Reddy, Esam Baryun, Brandon Barnds, Pramod Janga, Hema Pamulapati, Dhanunjaya Lakkireddy.  Remote Magnetic Navigation System Guided Radiofrequency Ablation of Intra Atrial Reentrant Trachycardia in Corrected  Transposition of Great Arteries. Journal of Atrial Fibrillation. Online publication  2012(5).

Abstracts

 Patel V, Graves L, Vacek J, Bhattacharya RK. 2012 Calcium Supplementation and Cardiovascular Events. J Bone Miner Res 27 (Suppl 1).Available at http://www.asbmr.org/Meetings/AnnualMeeting/AbstractDetail.aspx?aid=842e10ae-81a3-4db4-8c52-b35fc3069dbf. Accessed September 16, 2013.Chosen for ASBMR Young Investigator Award.

Chehab B, Jeevanantham V, Nagavalli S, Austria E, Shrivastava R, Wiley M, Tadros P, Nath J, Dawn B, Gupta K. Two Methods of Calculating Ankle Brachial Index: Differences in Prediction of Peripheral Arterial Disease Burden. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2012;59(13s1):E2127-E2127. doi:10.1016/S0735-1097(12)62128-7.

Chehab B, Jeevanantham V, Saad A, Vacek J, Gupta K, Dawn B, Tadros P, Wiley M. Feasibility, Safety, and Outcomes with a Coronary Pressure Wire System used for the Assessment of Severe Aortic Stenosis.J Am Coll Cardiol. 2012;59(13s1):E134-E134. doi:10.1016/S0735-1097(12)60135-1.

Reddy M, Boolani H, Duthuluru S, Reddy N, Williamson T, Spikes L, Bommana S, Atkins D, Chikkam V, Pillarisetti J, Berenbom L, Dendi R, Emert M, Pimentel R, Lakkireddy D. Complications of Implantable Cardiac-Defibrillator Implantation in Patients With Pulmonary Hypertension.J Am Coll Cardiol. 2012;59(13s1):E708-E708. doi:10.1016/S0735-1097(12)60709-8.

Reddy M, Mansour M, Chalhoub F, Di Biase L, Tung R, Swarup V, Mahapatra S, Bunch T, Chinitz L, Boolani H, Reddy N, Bommana S, Atkins D, Dendi R, Shivkumar K, Natale A, Ruskin J, Lakkireddy D. Impact of Low Left Ventricular Ejection Fraction on Mortality After Ventricular Tachycardia Ablation: A Multicenter Experience. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2012;59(13s1):E627-E627. doi:10.1016/S0735-1097(12)60628-7.

Reddy M, Mahapatra S, Mansour M, Bunch T, Swarup V, Chinitz L, Di Biase L, Boolani H, Pillarisetti J, Reddy N, Bommana S, Atkins D, Dendi R, Natale A, Lakkireddy D. Role of Percutaneous Left Ventricular Assist Devices in Unstable Ventricular Arrhythmia Ablation. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2012;59(13s1):E626-E626. doi:10.1016/S0735-1097(12)60627-5.

Reddy M, Di Biase L, Mansour M, Boolani H, Bunch T, Day J, Bommana S, Atkins D, Dixit S, Natale A, Ruskin J, Lakkireddy D. Catheter Ablation of Atrial Fibrillation Involving Pulmonary Vein Stumps in Patients With Prior Lung Resection.J Am Coll Cardiol. 2012;59(13s1):E689-E689. doi:10.1016/S0735-1097(12)60690 .

Boolani H, Reddy M, Duthuluru S, Williamson T, Spikes L, Reddy N, Bommana S, Atkins D, Pillarisetti J, Dawn B, Nath J, Lakkireddy D. Pericardial Effusions in Pulmonary Hypertension: Presentation, Predictors & Outcomes. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2012;59(13s1):E1599-E1599. doi:10.1016/S0735-1097(12)61600-3.

Santangeli P, Di Biase L, Burkhardt JD, Horton R, Sanchez J, Bailey S, Zagrodzky J, Lakkireddy D, Bai R, Mohanty P, Mohanty S, Beheiry S, Hongo R, Natale A. Progression of atrial fibrillation after transcatheter closure of atrial septal defects: Successful tratment with rediofrequency catheter ablation.J Am Coll Cardiol. 2012;59(13s1):E837-E837. doi:10.1016/S0735-1097(12)60838-9.

Alla V, Koneru S, Reddy M, Fernandes J, Lakkireddy D, Hunter C, Mooss A.Delayed contrast enhancement on cardiac MRI and risk of clinically significant ventricular arrhythmias in Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy: A META-ANALYSIS OF OBSERVATIONAL STUDIES. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2012;59(13s1):E1226-E1226. doi:10.1016/S0735-1097(12)61226-1.

Di Biase L, Santangeli P, Bai R, Canby R, Zagrodzky J, Mohanty P, Sanchez J, Horton R, Gallinghouse J, Mohanty S, Pump A, Price L, Metz T, Thomas B, Bailey S, Hongo R, Beheiry S, Vanga SR,Lakkireddy D, Burkhardt JD, Elayi CS, Casella M, Russo AD, Tondo C, Natale A.Prevalence of peri-procedural pulmonary edema in patients with and without heart failure undegoing atrial fibrillation ablation: The importance of the optivol index in predicting peri-procedural events.J Am Coll Cardiol. 2012;59(13s1):E725-E725. doi:10.1016/S0735-1097(12)60726-8.

Cheng G, Yang Y, Girgis M, Davani A, Quinn CM, Elias H, Hauptman J, Dawn B.Cardiac-specific transgenic inhibition of NF-KB activation protects against myocardial ischemia/reperfusion injury.J Am Coll Cardiol. 2012;59(13s1):E546-E546. doi:10.1016/S0735-1097(12)60547-6.

Pillarisetti J, Biria M, Reddy M, Atkins D, Pimentel R, Berenbom L, Emert M, Dendi R, Reddy N, Murray C, Bommana S, Dawn B, Lakkireddy D. Impact of Pocket Revision on the Rate of Infection and Other Complications in Patients Requiring Pocket Manipulation for Generator Replacement and/or Lead Replacement or Revision (MAKE IT CLEAN): A Prospective Randomized Study. Heart Rhythm, 2012;9(5):S25.

Reddy M, Boolani H, Swarup V, Bunch J, Day J, Doshi S, Di Biase L, Bai R, Horton R, Atkins D, Bommana S, Mansour M, Natale A, Ruskin J, Lakkireddy D. Atrial Fibrillation Ablation in Patients With Left Atrial Appendage Occlusion Device.Heart Rhythm, 2012;9(5):S468.

Reddy M, Mansour M, Boolani H, Di Biase L, Burkhardt D, Shivkumar K, Dendi R, Atkins D, Bommana S, Tung R, Swarup V, Day J, Bunch J, Mahapatra S, Ruskin J, Natale A, Lakkireddy D. Graded Effect Left Ventricular Ejection Fraction on Outcomes of Ventricular Tachycardia Ablation: A Multicenter Experience.Heart Rhythm, 2012;9(5):S84.

Di Biase L, Santangelli P, Mohanty P,Burkhardt JD,Sanchez JE,Massaro R,Potenza D, Pelargonio G,Lakkireddy D, Reddy M, Forleo G, Bai R, Mohanty S, Pump A,Elayi CS,Rossillo A, Themistoklakis S, Raviele A, Beheiry S, Hongo R, Gibson D, Casella M, Russo AD, Tondo C,and Natale A.Amiodarone increases the AF termination during ablation but reduces the long term success rate of patients undergoing ablation of long-standing persistent atrial fibrillation:Preliminary results form the speculate study. Heart Rhythm, 2012;9(5):S37.

Pump A, Di Biase L, Burkhardt D, Gilbert G, Bai R, Santangeli P, Sanchez J,Horton R, Hongo R,Beheiry S,Mohanty S, Mohanty P, Metz T, Thomas B, Yan R, Lakkireddy D,Reddy M,Tung R,Shivkumar K, and Natale A. Catehter ablation of ventricular arrhythmias in patients with ischemic cardiomyopathy utilizing the magnetic robotic system: Results from a prospective multicenter registry. Heart Rhythm, 2012;9(5):S83.

Santangeli P, Di Biase L,Burkhardt JD, Bai R, Mohanty P,Carbucicchio C, Russo AD, Casella M,Mohanty S,Pump A, Hongo R,Beheiry S,Yan R,Pelargonio G,Santarelli P, Zucchetti M, Horton R,Sanchez J, Lakkireddy D,Elayi C, Tondo C, and Natale A, MD.Endo-Epicardial homogenization of the scar abolishes the periprocedural need for mechanical cardiac support and improves longterm outcomes of hemodynamically unstable ventricular tachycardia ablation. Heart Rhythm, 2012;9(5):S354-355.

Di Biase L,Santangeli P, Burkhardt JD, Bai R, Mohanty P,Carbucicchio C, Russo AD, Casella M, Mohanty S, Pump A,Gilbert G,Metz T,Yan R, Hongo R, Beheiry S,Pelargonio G,Santarelli P,Zucchetti M, Horton R, Sanchez JE, Elayi CS,Lakkireddy D, Tondo C,and Natale A. Endo-Epicardial homogenization of the scar versus limited endocardial substrate ablation for the treatment of electrical storms in patients with ischemic cardiomyopathy:Longterm outcomes and mode of recurrences.Heart Rhythm, 2012;9(5):S354.

Di Biase L,Santangeli P,Mohanty P,Burkhardt JD, Sanchez JE,Gallinghouse GJ, Zagrodsky J,Bailey S, Bai R, Mohanty S,Pump A, Horton R, Hongo R,Beheiry S,Lewis WR,Russo AD,Casella M,Fassini G,Reddy M, Lakkireddy D,Innocenti E, Colombo D, Izzo G, Tondo C. Is it safe not to perform TEE in patients undergoing AF ablation while on "THERAPEUTIC" Coumadin? Result from a prospective multicenter registry. Heart Rhythm, 2012;9(5):S198.

Thangavel J, Dawn B, and Rajasingh J.Reprogramming of Human Somatic Cells Into Cardiomyocytes. Circulation.2012;126:A11107.

Cheng G, Girgis M, Davani A, Chen L, Elias H, Yang Y, Sanganalmath SK, Quinn CM, and Dawn B .The Absence of C/EBP Homologous Protein Improves Left Ventricular Remodeling After a Reperfused Myocardial Infarction. Circulation. 2012;126:A13727

Sridhar AR, Patel DB, Oommen CJ, Jeevanantham V, and Dawn B.Trends in Utilization of Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy and Gender Differences in the US - Results from the Nationwide Inpatient Sample 2002-2009.Circulation.2012;126:A14672

Sridhar AR, Patel DB, Jeevanantham V, and Dawn B.Temporal Trends in Intra-Aortic Balloon Pump Utilization and Persistent Gender Disparities - Data from the Nationwide Inpatient Sample 1997-2009.Circulation. 2012;126:A17746

Xuan Y, Zhu Y, Wang O, Cheng G, Elias H, Davani A, Yang Y,Girgis M, Vincent RJ, Hauptman J, and Dawn B.STAT3 Activation Prevents Mesenchymal Stem Cell Apoptosis and Improves Infarct Repair. Circulation. 2012;126:A12591

Zuba-Surma EK, Xuan Y, Labedz-Maslowska A, Elias H, Kamycka E, Abdel-Latif A, Zhu Y, Wang O, Davani A, and Dawn B.Greater Antiapoptotic, Antiinflammatory, and Proangiogenic Attributes of a Defined Subpopulation of Bone Marrow Mesenchymal Stem Cells May Facilitate Cardiac Repair via Paracrine Effects. Circulation. 2012;126:A12650

Thangavel J, Dawn B, and Rajasingh J .Effects of Epigenetic Modifiers on Lps-induced Enos/rho Signaling And Restoration of Adherens Junction Integrity and Endothelial Barrier Protection. Circulation. 2012;126:A11114

Chen L, Xuan Y, Elias H, Cantilena A, Zuba-Surma E, Davani A, Cheng G, Wang O, Vincent RJ, Yang Y, and Dawn B .The Activation of STAT3 via CamKII is Critical for the Induction of Cardiac Differentiation by Wnt11 in Bone Marrow Mesenchymal Stem Cells.Circulation. 2012;126:A12638

Reddy M, Janga P, Pamulapati H, Bommana S, Kretsinger H, Reddy C, Barnds B, Reddy N, Atkins D, and Lakkireddy D.Impact of Cavotricuspid Isthmus Dependent Right Atrial Flutter Ablation on the Incidence and Recurrence of Atrial Fibrillation. Circulation. 2012;126:A18990

Reddy M, Chaung J, Boolani H, Atrouni W, Atkins D, Bommana S, Pimentel R, Emert M, Berenbom L, Vacek J, Lakkireddy D, and Dendi R. Long-term Mortality After Cardiovascular Implantable Electronic Device Infection. Circulation. 2012;126:A17922

Reddy M, Boolani H, Sharma S, Bakhtiani R, Duthuluri S, Reddy N, Atkins D, Bommana S, Vacek J, Nath J, Gupta K, Dawn B, and Lakkireddy D.Incidence, Predictors and Clinical Course of Atrial Tachyarrhythmias in Patients with Pulmonary Hypertension. Circulation. 2012;126:A17933

Reddy M, Berenbom L, Reddy N, Atkins D, Bhaktiani R, Bommana S, Pimentel R, Emert M, Dendi R, and Lakkireddy D. Increasing Complexity of Sprint Fidelis Lead Extraction: A Single Center Experience.Circulation. 2012;126:A17906

Reddy M, Biria M, Subramanyam P, Pillarisetti J, Boolani H, Reddy N, Atkins D, and Lakkireddy D. Epicardial Left Ventricular Lead Placement: Unfavorable Lead Location and Impact on Clinical Response.Circulation. 2012;126:A19740

Santangeli P, Di Biase L, Horton R, Sanchez J, Burkhardt JD, Bai R, Bailey S, Pump A, Trivedi C, Mohanty S, Beheiry S, Hongo R, Lewis WR, Reddy YM, Lakkireddy D, and Natale A.Switching Between New Oral Anticoagulants and Warfarin in Patients Undergoing Catheter Ablation of Atrial Fibrillation: Safety and Outcomes. Circulation.2012;126:A15832

Di Biase L, Santangeli P, Burkhardt JD, Bai R, Mohanty P, Mohanty S, Pump A, Trivedi C, Yan R, Price J, Sanchez JE, Gallinghouse GJ, Beheiry S, Hongo R, Bailey SM, Horton R, Zagrodzky JD, Reddy M, Lakkireddy D, Carbucicchio C, Casella M, Russo AD, Tondo C, and Natale A.Prevalence Distribution and Response to Endocardial Ablation of Abnormal Epicardial Recordings in Patients with Ischemic Cardiomyopathy.Circulation. 2012;126:A15010.

Bassem Chehab, Vinodh Jeevanantham, Andre Saad,Matthew Bulter, James Vacek, Thomas Rosamond,Kamal Gupta, M.D., Buddhadeb Dawn, Peter Tadros, Mark Wiley, Normal Coronary Anatomic Variants Influence False Positive Results of Myocardial Perfusion Imaging. Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions, 2012;79(S1):S40-S41.

Dupont M, Finucan M, Shrestha K, Singh D, Tang W. Lack of Concordance between Worsening Renal Function Defined by Rise in Creatinine Versus Rise in Cystatin C. Journal of cardiac failure. 2012;18(8):S27-S28.

Dupont M, Shrestha K, Singh D, et al. Stable Plasma Myeloperoxidase Levels during Treatment of Acute Decompensated Heart Failure Despite Decongestion and a Decrease in B-Type Natriuretic Peptide. Journal of cardiac failure. 2012;18(8):S28-S29.

Dupont M, Shrestha K, Singh D, Finucan M, Tang W. Admission Values of Urinary Neutrophil Gelatinase-Associated Lipocalin, Kidney Injury Molecule-1 and Interleukin-18 Do Not Predict Worsening Renal Function. Journal of cardiac failure. 2012;18(8):S28.

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2011  

Articles

Saad A, Knolla R, Gupta K. Complex regional pain syndrome following transfemoral catheterization. J Invasive Cardiol. 2011 Nov;23(11):E267-70.

Simmons A, Falbe J, Vacek J. Coronary artery disease in women: a review and update. Rev Cardiovasc Med. 2011;12(2):e84-93.

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

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. 

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. 

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. 

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

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. 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. 

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. 

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. 

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.

Hemant Boolani,David Shanberg, Vineela Chikkam, Dhanunjaya Lakkireddy. Metformin associated Atrial Fibrillation - A Case Report. Journal of Atrial Fibrillation. Online publication  2011(4). 

Abstracts

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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2010

Articles

Gupta K. Vertebral artery stenting: not quite ready for prime time! J Am Coll  Cardiol. 2010 Jul 20;56(4):319-20; author reply 320. doi: 10.1016/j.jacc.2010.03.046. PubMed PMID: 20633829.

Santangeli P, DiBiase L, Lakkireddy D, Burkhardt JD, Pillarisetti J, Michowitz Y, Sanchez JE, Horton R, Mohanty P, Gallinghouse GJ, Dello Russo A, Casella M, Pelargonio G, Santarelli P, Verma A, Narasimhan C, Shivkumar K, Natale A. Radiofrequency catheter ablation of ventricular arrhythmias in patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy: safety and feasibility. Heart Rhythm. 2010;7(8):1036-1042.

Patel D, Mohanty P, Di Biase L, Shaheen M, Lewis WR, Quan K, Cummings JE, Wang P, Al-Ahmad A, Venkatraman P, Nashawati E, Lakkireddy D, Schweikert R, Horton R, Sanchez J, Gallinghouse J, Hao S, Beheiry S, Cardinal DS, Zagrodzky J, Canby R, Bailey S, Burkhardt JD, Natale A. Safety and Efficacy of Pulmonary Vein Antral Isolation in Patients With Obstructive Sleep Apnea / Clinical Perspective : The Impact of Continuous Positive Airway Pressure. Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol. 2010;3(5):445-451.

DiBiase L, Burkhardt JD, Mohanty P, Sanchez J, Horton R, Gallinghouse GJ, Lakkireddy D, Verma A, Khaykin Y, Hongo R, Hao S, Beheiry S, Pelargonio G, Dello Russo A, Casella M, Santarelli P, Santangeli P, Wang P, Al-Ahmad A, Patel D, Themistoclakis S, Bonso A, Rossillo A, Corrado A, Raviele A, Cummings JE, Schweikert RA, Lewis WR, Natale A. Periprocedural stroke and management of major bleeding complications in patients undergoing catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation: the impact of periprocedural therapeutic international normalized ratio. Circulation. 2010;121(23):2550-6.

Poole JE, Gleva MJ, Mela T, Chung MK, Uslan DZ, Borge R, Gottipaty V, Shinn T, Dan D, Feldman LA, Seide H, Winston SA, Gallagher JJ, Langberg JJ, Mitchell K, Holcomb R, REPLACE Registry Investigators. Complication rates associated with pacemaker or implantable cardioverter-defibrillator generator replacements and upgrade procedures: results from the REPLACE registry. Circulation. 2010;122(16):1553-61.

Kroll MW, Panescu D, Hinz AF, Lakkireddy D. A novel mechanism for electrical currents inducing ventricular fibrillation: The three-fold way to fibrillation. Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Sci. 2010;2010:1990-6.

Biria M, Bommana S, Kroll M, Panescu D, Lakkireddy D. Multi-organ effects of conducted electrical weapons (CEW) - a review. Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Sci. 2010;2010:1266-1270.

Simmons A, Vacek J, Gupta K. A Case of Left Main Systolic Compression Caused by a Dilated Pulmonary Artery in a Patient with Congenital Pulmonic Stenosis. J Invasive Cardiol. 2010;22(11):E176-9.

Watson LJ, Facundo HT, Ngoh GA, Ameen M, Brainard RE, Lemma KM, Long BW, Prabhu SD, Xuan YT, Jones SP. O-linked β-N-acetylglucosamine transferase is indispensable in the failing heart. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2010 Oct 12;107(41):17797-802.

Quinn CM, Dawn B. G-CSF and Erythropoietin Combination Therapy for Infarct Repair: Two Plus Two Equals Two? : Editorial to: "Cytokine Combination Theray with Erythropoietin and Granulocyte Colony Stimulating Factor in a Porcine Model of Acute Myocardial Infarction" by F.S. Angeli et al. Cardiovasc Drugs Ther. 2010;24(5-6):369-71.

Howard PA, Barnes B, Vacek JL, Chen W, Lai SM. Impact of biophosphonates on the risk of atrial fibrillation. Am J Cardiovasc Drugs. 2010;10(6):359-67.

Vanhoose L, Sawers Y, Loganathan R, Vacek JL, Stehno-Bittel L, Novikova L, Al-Jarrah M, Smirnova IV. Electrocardiographic changes with the onset of diabetes and the impact of aerobic exercise training in the Zucker Diabetic Fatty (ZDF) rat. Cardiovasc Diabetol. 2010 Sep 22;9(1):56.

Vanga SR, Good M; Howard P, Vacek JL. Review: Vitamin D in Cardiovascular Health. Am J Cardiol. 2010 Sep 15;106(6):798-805. Epub 2010 Aug 1.

Sosland R, Gadallah S, Gupta K. Association of Atretic Left Internal Mammary Graft With Internal Mammary to Pulmonary Vasculature Fistula: A Case Series. J Invasive Cardiol. 2010 Apr;14(2):218-221.

Nagavalli S, Vacek JL. Approach to incidentally diagnosed isolated ventricular noncompaction of myocardium. South Med J. 2010 Jun 4 [Epub ahead of print].

Solomon S, Vacek JL. Invited article: Practice Pearls. Reducing cardiac ischemic events in patients with ACS: prasugrel versus clopidogrel. Commentary. Postgrad Med. 2010 Jan;122(1):198-200.

Solomon S, Barnes B, Howard P, Kumar A, Chen W, Vacek JL. The impact of Omega-3 fatty acid use on the risk of atrial fibrillation in patients with cardiovascular disease. Int J Clin Med. [in press]

Sheik A, Vacek JL. Invited Article: Moving towards the future of dyslipidemia management. South Med J. 2010 May;103(5):392-393.
Sosland R, Gollub S, Wilson D, Moriarty P. The first report of the treatment of transplant coronary artery disease with DSA lipid apheresis. Ther Apher Dial. April 2010;14(2):218-221.

Chehab BM, Gupta K, Vamanan K. Percutaneous treatment of severe diffuse stenosis in heavily calcified infra-renal abdominal aorta using iliac extender endoprosthesis. Vasc Med 2010; 15:140.

Tang XL, Rokosh G, Sanganalmath SK, Yuan F, Sato H, Mu J, Dai S, Li C, Chen N, Peng Y, Dawn B, Hunt G, Leri A, Kajstura J, Tiwari S, Shirk G, Anversa P, Bolli R. Intracoronary administration of cardiac progenitor cells alleviates left ventricular dysfunction in rats with a 30-day-old infarction. Circulation. 2010 Jan 19;121(2):293-305. Epub 2010 Jan 4.

Reddy R, Van Veldhuizen P, Muehlebach G, Dusing R, Birkbeck P, Williamson S, Krishna L, Meyers D. Lieomyosarcoma of the inferior vena cava: a case report and review of the literature. Cases Journal. Cases J. 2010;3:71.

Vanga SR, Annapureddy C, Biria M, Lakkireddy D. Monomorphic Outflow Tract Ventricular Tachycardia Unique Presenting Manifestation of Gitelman's Syndrome. Journal of Atrial Fibrillation. 2010; http://dx.doi.org/10.4022/jafib.v1i10.560

Pillarisetti J, Singh V, Gupta K. Giant inverted T waves in the emergency department: case report and review of differential diagnoses. J Electrocardiol. 2010 Jan-Feb;43(1):40-2.

Mbogori J, Vacek J. A man with a worried heart: transient left apical ballooning and rhabdomyolysis. Am J Med. 2010 Feb;123(2):e11-2.

Rosenthal LS, Mester S, Rakovec P, Penaranda JB, Sherman JR, Sheldon TJ, Zeng C, Wang P; CAPTURE Trial Investigators. Factors influencing pacemaker generator longevity: results from the complete automatic pacing threshold utilization recorded in the CAPTURE Trial. Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. 2010;33(8):1020-30. Epub 2010 Jun 2.

Whellan DJ, Ousdigian KT, Al-Khatib SM; Pu W, Sarkar S, Porter CB; Pavri B; O'Connor C; for the PARTNERS Study Investigators. Combined Heart Failure Diagnostics Identify Patients at Higher Risk of Subsequent Heart Failure Hospitalizations: Results from PARTNERS HF Study. JACC Vol. 55, No. 17, 2010:1803-10.

Sweeney MO, Ellenbogen KA, Tang AS, Whellan D, Mortensen PT, Giraldi F, Sandler DA, Sherfesee L, Sheldon T; Managed Ventricular Pacing Versus VVI 40 Pacing Trial Investigators. Atrial pacing or ventricular backup-only pacing in implantable cardioverter-defibrillator patients. Heart Rhythm. 2010;7(11):1552-60.

Stone GW, Rizvi A, Newman W, Mastali K, Wang JC, Caputo R, Doostzadeh J, Cao S, Simonton CA, Sudhir K, Lansky AJ, Cutlip DE, Kereiakes DJ; SPIRIT IV Investigators. Everolimus-eluting versus paclitaxel-eluting stents in coronary artery disease. N Engl J Med. 2010;362(18):1663-74.

Verma A, Wulffhart Z, Lakkireddy D, Khaykin Y, Kaplan A, Sarak B, Biria M, Pillarisetti J, Bhat P, Dibiase L, Constantini O, Quan K, Natale A. Incidence of left ventricular function improvement after primary prevention ICD implantation for non-ischemic dilated cardiomyopathy: a multicenter experience. Heart. 2010;96(7):510-15.

Abstracts

VanHoose LD, Novikova L, Loganathan R, Sawers Y, Vacek J, Stehno-Bittel L, Smirnova IV. The Impact of Diabetes on Cardiac Lymphatic Biomarkers and the Protective Role of Exercise Training. 2010 NLN Conference, Lymphedema: Breaking through the Barriers, September 22-26, 2010, Orlando, Florida.

Shireman TI, Hunt SL, Vacek JL. Hypertension in a Developmentally Disabled Population: Medication Use and Adherence Patterns. American Heart Association Annual Scientific Sessions 2010, Chicago, Il.

Sanganalmath SK, Chugh AR, Benakanakere MR, Vincent RJ, Hunt G, Bolli R, Dawn B. Therapy with adult bone marrow-derived mesenchymal stem cells ameliorates doxorubicin-induced cardiomyopathy. J Am Coll Cardiol 2010;55:A31.E297.

Vanga SR, Biria M, Pillarisetti J, Guda R, Feldkamp M, Rosamond T, Vacek JL, Dawn B, Lakkireddy D. Left atrial appendage far field potentials mimicking left superior pulmonary vein potentials: does proximity matter? J Am Coll Cardiol 2010:55:A6.E55.

Biria M, Vanga S, Lakkireddy D, Howard PA, Vacek JL. Predictive factors for survival in patients with diastolic dysfunction of varying severity who do not have systolic dysfunction or symptoms of heart failure. J Am Coll Cardiol 2010;55(10S1):A27.E257.

Pillarisetti J, Falbe J, Dendi R, Pimentel R, Emert M, Lakkireddy D, Berenbom L. Experience with Fidelis lead extractions at a single academic center. J Am Coll Cardiol 2010;55(10S1):A11.E104.

DiBiase L, Burkhardt JD, Lakkireddy D, Sanchez J, Pillarisetti J, Horton R, Gallinghouse J, Bailey S, Mohanty P, Mohanty M, Hongo R, Hao S, Beheiry S, Santangelli P, Astudillo V, Patel D, Elayi C, Barrett C, Natale A. Remote magnetic navigation for ablation of atrial fibrillation with the open irrigation catheter: acute endpoint with circumferential ablation vs circular mapping guided ablation. J Am Coll Cardiol 2010;55(10S1):A9.E89.

Chugh AR, Chatterjee A, Elmore JB, Kuznetsov S, Loughran JH, Miller JJ, Dawn B. Serial changes in low-positive extra-sensitive troponin I levels in patients with acute severe hypertension and hypertensive emergencies are associated with increased cardiovascular events. J Clin Hypertension 2010;12(Suppl 1):A103.

Vanga S, Bicknell D, Dendi R, Pimentel R, Berenbom L, Emert M, Gerken A, Natale A, DiBiase L, Dawn B, Lakkireddy D. Radiofrequency ablation (RFA) for sinus rhythm restoration in atrial fibrillation patients with mitral or aortic mechanical prosthetic valves - feasibility, safety and efficacy. Heart Rhythm 2010;7(5):S143-144.

Vanga S, Subramaniyam P, Berenbom L, Emert M, Pimentel R, Dendi R, Lakkireddy D. Narrowing of pulmonary vein ostial dimensions after isolation in patients with atrial fibrillation: true stenosis or volume reduction? Heart Rhythm 2010;7(5):S279.

Subramaniyam P, Vanga S, Guda R, Kumari P, Murray C, Berenbom L, Pimentel R, Emert M, Dendi R, Salmons J, Lakkireddy D. Prevalence of posttraumatic stress disorder, anxiety, depression, phantom shocks and lead failure in patients with Medtronic Sprint Fidelis ICD leads. Heart Rhythm 2010;7(5):S438.

Pillarisetti J, Biria M, Emert M, Chotia R, Guda R, Vacek J, Dendi R, Pimentel R, Berenbom L, Lakkireddy D. Reasons for under-utilization of implantable cardioverter defibrillators in patients with heart failure. Heart Rhythm 2010;7(5):S72.

Pillarisetti J, Guda R, Falbe J, Muehlebach G, Vacek J, Lakkireddy D. Long term incidence of de novo atrial fibrillation in patients after open heart surgery. Heart Rhythm 2010;7(5):S214.

Biria M, Pillarisetti J, Reddy N, Murray C, Patel P, Vanga S, Dendi R, Pimentel R, Emert M, Berenbom L, Vacek J, Lakkireddy D. Elevated Beta Natriuretic Peptide levels in patients with atrial fibrillation: is it a predictor of successful ablation or a mere function of point in time atrial rhythm? Heart Rhythm 2010;7(5):S341.

Verma A, Lakkireddy D, Farina D, Wulffhar Z, Ray W, Beardsall M, Whaley B, Hill C, Khaykin Y. Long term impact of adjuvant dominant frequency ablation in addition to pulmonary vein antrum isolation (PVAI) for persistent atrial fibrillation (AF): two center experience. Heart Rhythm 2010;7(5):S150.

Burkhardt JD, DiBiase L, Lakkireddy D, Sanchez J, Pillarisetti J, Santangelli P, Horton R, Gallinghouse J, Bailey S, Mohanty P, Mohanty S, Hongo R, Hao S, Beheiry S, Natale A. Remote magnetic navigation for ablation of atrial fibrillation with the open irrigation catheter: acute isolation with circumferential ablation vs circular mapping guided ablation. Heart Rhythm 2010;7(5):S271.

Vanga S, Koerber S, DiBiasi L, Verma A, Bommana S, Swarup V, Natale A, Dawn B, Lakkireddy D. Prevalence of fragmented QRS complexes in nonischemic dilated cardiomyopathy patients and long term prognosis. Circulation 2010;122:A20836.

DiBiase L, Lakkireddy D, Mohanty P, Vanga SR, Nagarajan DV, Sanchez J, Gallinghouse J, Bailey S, Zagrodsky J, Horton R, Hao S, Hongo R, Beheiry S, Elayi C, Mohanty S, Bai R, Gibson D, Burkhardt JD, Natale A. Patients with paroxysmal and new onset persistent atrial fibrillation and severe left atrial scarring: outcome with and without ablation of extra pulmonary veins triggers. Circulation 2010;122:A19736.

Lakkireddy D, DiBiasi L, Vanga S, Nagarajan D, Swarup V, Verma A, Burkhardt D, Bommana S, Dawn B, Natale A. Radiofrequency ablation of premature ventricular ectopy can improve left ventricular function and heart failure class in nonresponders of cardiac resynchronization therapy. Circulation 2010;122:A20821.

Vanga SR, Good MB, Lakkireddy D, Howard PA, Vacek JL. Vitamin D deficiency and supplementation: impact on cardiovascular morbidity and overall mortality. Circulation 2010;122:A12680.

Xu D, Perez RE, Truog WE, Dawn B. C/EBP homologous protein (CHOP) inhibition protects against hyperoxia-induced endothelial cell apoptosis. Circulation 2010;122:A13187.

Pillarisetti J, Guda R, Emert M, Biria M, Dalton K, Vacek J, Lakkireddy D. Left ventricular function in patients with cardiomyopathy: predictors of long term improvement. Presented at the AHA Quality of Care and Outcomes Research in Cardiovascular Disease and Stroke 2010 Annual Scientific Sessions.

Steffen K, Bernd K, Newman S, Usherenko I, Wetzel L, Rosamond T. Left atrial appendage and left atrial volumes in patients with normal sinus rhythm and recurrent atrial fibrillation by 64-slice computed tomography. Presented at the European Society of Cardiology Congress 2010.

Steffen K, Usherenko I, Newman S, Feldkamp M, Wetzel L, Rosamond T. Atrial fibrillation ablation: long term follow-up in patients studied with 64 slice cardiac computed tomographic angiography (CTA). Presented at the European Society of Cardiology Congress 2010.

Sheikh A, Vacek JL, Southard J, Walsten PG, Speece T, Koehler K, Schmitt G, Fisher M, Southard L. Synthetic human calcitonin gene related peptide in action. Presented at the Heart Failure Society of America 2010 Session.

Singh D, Shrestha K, Tang W. Spot Measurement of Urine Sodium as an Index of Natriuretic and Diuretic Response to Intravenous Furosemide Infusion in Acute Decompensated Heart Failure. Journal of cardiac failure. 2010;16(8):S18.

To AC, Singh D, Agler D, Bhargava M, Saliba WI, Klein AL. Deterioration in Left Atrial Strain After Repeated Pulmonary Vein Isolation for Atrial Fibrillation - A Two-Dimensional Speckle Tracking Study. Circulation. 2010;122(21 Supplement):A18816.

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2009

Articles

Pillarisetti J, Patel A, Boc K, Bommana S, Sawers Y, Vanga S, Sayana H, Chen W, Nath J, Vacek J, Lakkireddy, D. Evolution of Paroxysmal Atrial Fibrillation to Persistent or Permanent Atrial Fibrillation: Predictors of Progression. Journal of Atrial Fibrillation. June 2009. doi: 10.4022/jafib.v1i7.536

Meyers D, Neuberger J. Cardiovascular effect of bans on smoking in public places: a systematic review and meta-analysis. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2009 Sep 29;54(14):1249-55. Review. Erratum in: J Am Coll Cardiol. 2009 Nov 10;54(20):1902.

Meyers DG, Porter IT, Schneider KA, Maksoud AR. Correlation of an audible fourth heart sound with level of diastolic dysfunction. Am J Med Sci. 2009 Mar;337(3):165-8.

Pillarisetti J, Ray W, Lakkireddy D. Ectopic triggers of superior vena cava in atrial fibrillation. Journal of Atrial Fibrillation. Online publication 4/1/09. doi:10.4022/jafib.v1i6.532.

Lakkireddy D. Editorial: Accurate detection of left atrial thrombus prior to atrial fibrillation ablation in patients with therapeutic anticoagulation: does transesophageal echocardiography beat conventional wisdom? Journal of Atrial Fibrillation. Online publication 2/1/09. doi: 10.4022/jafib.v1i5.525.

Lakkireddy D, Nadzam G, Luenberger R, Verma A, Prasad S, Ryschon K, Tamer F, Di biase L, Khan M, Burkhardt D, Schweikert R, Natale A. Impact of a comprehensive safety program on radiation exposure the during catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation: a prospective study. J Interv Card Electrophysiol. 2009 Mar;24(2):105-12. Epub 2008 Nov 6.

Vanga SR, Bommana S, Kroll MW, Swerdlow C, Lakkireddy D. TASER conducted electrical weapons and implanted pacemakers and defibrillators. Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc. 2009;1:3199-204.

Biria M, Gupta R, Lakkireddy D, Gupta K. Recurrent positional syncope as the primary presentation of superior vena cava syndrome after pacemaker implantation. Heart Rhythm. 2009 Jan;6(1):144-5. Epub 2008 May 2.

Lasala JM, Cox DA, Lewis SJ, Tadros PN, Haas RC, Schweiger MJ, Chhabra A, Untereker WJ, Starzyk RM, Mascioli SR, Dawkins KD, Baim DS. Expanded use of the TAXUS Express Stent: two-year safety insights from the 7,500 patient ARRIVE Registry programme. EuroIntervention. 2009 May;5(1):67-77.

Moss AJ, Hall WJ, Cannom DS, Klein H, Brown MW, Daubert JP, Estes NA 3rd, Foster E, Greenberg H, Higgins SL, Pfeffer MA, Solomon SD, Wilber D, Zareba W; MADIT-CRT Trial Investigators. Cardiac resynchronization therapy for the prevention of heart-failure events. N Engl J Med. 2009;361(14):1329-38.

Wallentin L, Becker RC, Budaj A, Cannon CP, Emanuelsson H, Held C, Horrow J, Husted S, James S, Katus H, Mahaffey KW, Scirica BM, Skene A, Steg PG, Storey RF, Harrington RA; PLATO Investigators, Freij A, Thorsen M. Ticagrelor versus clopidogrel in patients with acute coronary syndromes. N Engl J Med. 2009;361(11):1045-57.

Porter I, Schneider K, Maksoud A, Meyers D. Correlation of an audible fourth heart sound with level of diastolic dysfunction. Am J Med Sci. 2009 Mar;337(3):165-8.

Pillarisetti J, Rosamond T, Lakkireddy D. Pulmonary vein stents or stenosis: why acquisition phase matters during computer tomography. Europace. 2009 Jul;11(7):916. Epub 2009 Apr 9.

Dalton K, Reeder K, Elyachar A, Staley J, Spaniol R, Ellerbeck E, Vacek J, Smith C. Screening and enrollment in clinical trials: essential relationships for success. The Monitor. August 2009, 29-33.

Vanga S, Vacek J, Berenbom L, Lakkireddy D. Ventricular tachycardia storm - an atypical presentation of sarcoidosis exacerbation. Indian Pacing Electrophysiol J 2009;9(6):351-354.

Pillarisetti J, Nath J, Berenbom L, Lakkireddy D. Cardiac cirrhosis: a rare manifestation of an uncorrected primum atrial septal defect. J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown). 2009 Dec 3. [Epub ahead of print].

Nair CK, Holberg MJ, Aronow WS, Shen X, Li H, Lakkireddy D. Thromboembolism in patients with atrial fibrillation with and without left atrial thrombus documented by transesophageal echocardiography. Am J Ther. 2009 Sep-Oct;16(5):385-92.

Pillarisetti J, Biria M, Balda A, Reddy N, Berenbom L, Lakkireddy D. Integrity of vascular access: the story of a broken sheath! J Vasc Nurs. 2009 Sep;27(3):75-7.

Di Biase L, Burkhardt JD, Lakkireddy D, Pillarisetti J, Baryun EN, Biria M, Horton R, Sanchez J, Gallinghouse GJ, Bailey S, Beheiry S, Hongo R, Hao S, Tomassoni G, Natale A. Mapping and ablation of ventricular arrhythmias with magnetic navigation: comparison between 4- and 8-mm catheter tips. J Interv Card Electrophysiol. 2009 Nov;26(2):133-7. Epub 2009 Jul 29.

Swerdlow CD, Fishbein MC, Chaman L, Lakkireddy DR, Tchou P. Presenting rhythm in sudden deaths temporally proximate to discharge of TASER conducted electrical weapons. Acad Emerg Med. 2009 Aug;16(8):726-39. Epub 2009 May 15.

Howard PA, Vacek JL. Potential interaction between clopidogrel and proton pump inhibitors. Am J Cardiovasc Drugs. 2009;9(6):353-9.
Sanganalmath SK, Stein AB, Guo Y, Tiwari S, Hunt G, Vincent RJ, Huang Y, Rezazadeh A, Ildstad ST, Dawn B, Bolli R. The beneficial effects of postinfarct cytokine combination therapy are sustained during long-term follow-up. J Mol Cell Cardiol. 2009 Oct;47(4):528-35. Epub 2009 Jul 16.

Srivastava S, Vladykovskaya E, Barski OA, Spite M, Kaiserova K, Petrash JM, Chung SS, Hunt G, Dawn B, Bhatnagar A. Aldose reductase protects against early atherosclerotic lesion formation in apolipoprotein E-null mice. Circ Res. 2009 Oct 9;105(8):793-802. Epub 2009 Sep 3.

Li Q, Guo Y, Ou Q, Cui C, Wu WJ, Tan W, Zhu X, Lanceta LB, Sanganalmath SK, Dawn B, Shinmura K, Rokosh GD, Wang S, Bolli R. Gene transfer of inducible nitric oxide synthase affords cardioprotection by upregulating heme oxygenase-1 via a nuclear factor-{kappa}B-dependent pathway. Circulation. 2009 Sep 29;120(13):1222-30. Epub 2009 Sep 14.

Riggs KD, Kindhart J, Lee S, Keefer M, Gupta K. Post catheterization inferior epigastric artery to common femoral vein fistula: complimentary role of duplex sonography and computed tomographic angiography. Journal for Vascular Ultrasound. 2009;33(4):195-197.

Prasad S, Pillarisetti J, Vanga S, Lakkireddy D. AV nodal reentrant tachycardia causing inappropriate ICD shocks in a patient with arrhythmogenic RV dysplasia. Indian Pacing and Electrophysiol J. 9 (1): 60-63.

Abstracts

Sanganalmath SK, James CR, Taher H, Hunt G, Vincent RJ, Wu R, Li Q, Bolli R, Dawn B. Genetic deletion of IL-6 attenuates pressure overload-induced left ventricular hypertrophy and dysfunction. J Am Coll Cardiol 2009;53:A149.

Li Q, Ou Q, Wang S, Tan W, Wu W-J, Zhu X, Sanganalmath SK, Dawn B, Guo Y, Bolli R. rAAV-mediated extracellular superoxide dismutase (ecSOD) gene therapy produces permanent cardioprotection. Circulation 2009;120:S736-S737.

Chugh AR, Elmore JB, Kuznetsov S, Loughran JH, Flaherty MP, Platt MA, Coleman RD, Miller JJ, Dawn B. Diagnostic value of serial changes in low-positive extra-sensitive troponin I levels for acute myocardial infarction. Circulation 2009;120:S1036.

Gupta K, Bernd K, Singh V, Natrajan B, Biria M, Casini M, Victor F, Cherian G. A multispecialty approach to carotid revascularization results in excellent clinical outcomes in routine clinical practice. Presented at the Society for Vascular Medicine 20th Annual Scientific Sessions 2009.

Reddy N, Seim N, Pillarisetti J, Boc K, Chen W, Ryschon K, Dendi R, Berenbom L, Vacek J, Lakkireddy D. Accurate measurement of QT interval during administration of QT prolonging anti arrhythmic drugs: is the tangent technique more appropriate? Heart Rhythm 2009;6(5):S348.

Pillarisetti J, Patel P, Duthuluru S, Patel A, Chen W, Genton R, Wiley M, Candipan R, Tadros P, Gupta K. Cardiac catheterization in patients with end-stage liver disease: safety and outcomes. Circ Cardiovasc Qual and Outcomes Abstracts 2009:e61.

Maugans C, Grier B, Humera D, Jones C, Sheldon S, Vacek J, Wiley M. Correlation of fluctuating ozone levels with hospital and emergency department admissions for chest pain or acute coronary syndromes. Presented at the 2009 Combined Annual Meeting, Central Society for Clinical Research, Midwestern Section American Federation for Medical Research.

Pillarisetti J, Patel A, Boc K, Sawers Y, Vanga S, Sayana H, Vacek J, Gupta K, Chen W, Nath J, Lakkireddy D. Evolution of paroxysmal atrial fibrillation to persistent or permanent atrial fibrillation: predictors of progression. Presented at the 2009 Annual Conference for the Association for Clinical Research Training.

Lakkireddy D, Pillarisetti J, Verma A, Pimentel R, Vanga S, Rajoli S, Berenbom L, Emert M, Dendi R, Rosamond T. Impact of common pulmonary veins (CPV) on the short term outcomes of radiofrequency catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation (AF). Heart Rhythm 2009;6(5):S155-156.

Pillarisetti J, Lakkireddy D, Tadros P, Sayana H, Goucher H, Duthuluru S, Patel A, Biria M, Vacek J, Berenbom L, Gupta K, Nath J, Wiley M. Interventional cardiologists and electrophysiologists beware - your job can impact the gender of your offspring too. Heart Rhythm 2009;6(5):S262.

Gupta K, Sosland R, Gadallah S, Tadros P. Left internal mammary arterial fistulas are associated with left internal mammary artery graft atresia. Presented at the Society for Vascular Medicine 20th Annual Scientific Sessions 2009.

Lakkireddy D, Pillarisetti J, Duthuluru S, Dendi R, Pimentel R, Emert M, Verma A, Natale A. Localization of muscle sleeves and focal triggers around superior vena cava (SVC) - right atrial (RA) junction in patients with atrial fibrillation. Heart Rhythm 2009;6(5):S404.

Vanga S, Pillarisetti J, Biria M, Rajoli S, Berenbom L, Pimentel R, Emert M, Dendi R, Lakkireddy D. Overcoming fluid overload after atrial fibrillation ablation with an open irrigated catheter: role of scheduled diuresis and electrolyte replacement. Heart Rhythm 2009;6(5):S411.

Riggs K, Kindhart J, Lee S, Chivington M, Gupta K. Post catheterization inferior epigastric artery to common femoral vein fistula: complimentary role of duplex sonography and computed tomographic angiography. Presented at the 2009 Society of Vascular Ultrasound Annual Conference.

Lakkireddy D, Pillarisetti J, Verma A, Natale A, Berenbom L, Emert M, Pimentel R, Dendi R. Radiofrequency ablation in patients with recurrent symptomatic atrial fibrillation and gastro esophageal reflux disease (GERD)/irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) - the heart to gut connection. Heart Rhythm 2009;6(5):S346-347.

Chehab BM, Schulz T, Nassif II. Adult Burkitt-like lymphoma of the colon. Presented at the American College of Physicians Annual Scientific Session 2009.

Staley J, Dalton K, Vacek J. Anticoagulation management: optimizing INR levels in a large cardiology practice. Circulation 2009;120(18):S465.

Meyers DG, Neuberger JS, He J. Cardiovascular effect of bans on smoking in public places: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Oral presentation at the American Heart Association Annual Scientific Session 2009.

Marr J, Pillarisetti J, Lai SM, Chen W, Vacek JL. Ezetimibe in combination with a statin does not reduce all-cause mortality. Circulation 2009;120(18):S501.

Lakkireddy D, Biria M, Pillarisetti J, Verma A, Vanga S, Pimentel R, Emert M, Berenbom L, Dendi R. Sinus node dysfunction, tachy-brady rhythm, & extensive biatrial scarring - recognizing a new clinical syndrome of atriomyopathy in patients with atrial fibrillation. Circulation 2009;120(18):S622.

Kroll M, Panescu D. Brewer J, Lakkireddy D, Graham M. Meta-analysis of fibrillation risk from TASER® conducted electrical weapons as a function of body mass. Heart Rhythm 2009;6(5):S41-42.

Swerdlow C, Fishbein M, Chaman L, Lakkireddy D, Tchou P. Electrocardiographic recordings in sudden death after use of TASER® conducted electrical weapons. Heart Rhythm 2009;6(5):S18.

Di Biase L, Burkhardt JD, Hsia H, Al-Ahmad A, Wang P, Horton R, Sanchez J, Gallinghouse J, Patel D, Mohanty P, Yang Y, Badhwar N, Scheinman M, Brachmann J, Dello Russo A, Pelargonio G, Hongo R, Beheiry S, Lakkireddy D, Tomassoni G, Natale A. Safety and outcomes of cryoablation for ventricular tachyarrhythmias: results from a multicenter experience. Heart Rhythm 2009;6(5):S226.

Di Biase L, Burkhardt JD, Horton R, Lakkireddy D, Sanchez J, Gallinghouse J, Hongo R, Beheiry S, Schweikert R, Verma A, Natale A. Interatrial septum shunts following double transeptal puncture: comparison between the standard puncture technique and the radiofrequency current delivery technique. Heart Rhythm 2009;6(5):S339.

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2008

Articles

Kondur AK, Afonso LC, Berenbom LD, Lakkireddy DR. Implantable cardioverter defibrillators save lives from lightning-related electrocution too! Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. 2008 Feb;31(2):256-7

Lakkireddy, D. Journal Reviews: Do Statins Decrease the Arrhythmia Burden in Patients with Paroxysmal Atrial Fibrillation? Journal of Atrial Fibrillation. 2008; doi: 10.4022/jafib.v1i4.516

Lakkireddy, D. Journal Reviews: Is Rhythm Control with Pulmonary Vein Isolation Superior to Rate Control with AV Nodal Ablation in Patients with Heart Failure? Journal of Atrial Fibrillation. 2008; doi: 10.4022/jafib.v1i4.517

Biria M, Batrash A, Piallarisetti J, Vacek J, Berenbom L, Lakkireddy, D. Underutilization of Warfarin Therapy in Elderly Patients with Atrial Fibrillation - Fear or False Sense of Security! Journal of Atrial Fibrillation. 2008; doi: 10.4022/jafib.v1i1.393

Lakkireddy D, Wallick D, Ryschon K, Kowalewski W, Butany J, Martin D, Tchou P. Cardiac effects of electrical stun guns (TASER®): does position of barbs contact make a difference? Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. 2008 Apr;31(4):398-408.

Quintero D, Biria M, Meyers D. Percutaneous coronary intervention in a patient with acute ST elevation myocardial infarction and hemophilia. A case report. J Invasive Cardiol. 2008 May;20(5):240-1.

Porter I, Vacek J. Single ventricle with persistent truncus arteriosus as two rare entities in an adult patient: a case report. J Med Case Reports. 2008 May 30;2:184.

Lakkireddy D, Blake G, Patel D, Rotter M, Verma A, Ryschon K, Khan M, Schweikert R, Haissaguerre A, Natale A. Success of radiofrequency catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation: does obesity influence the outcomes? Journal of Atrial Fibrillation. Online publication 5/16/08: 10.4022/jafib.v1i1.414.

Biria M, Feldkamp M, Lakkireddy D, Rosamond T, Wetzel L. Transesophageal echocardiography for detection of left atrial appendage thrombi: is it good enough? Journal of Atrial Fibrillation. Online publication 5/16/08: 10.4022/jafib.v1i1.418.

Vanga S, Patel D, Li H, Lakkireddy D. Incessant right ventricular outflow tract ventricular tachycardia due to subacute postpartum thyroiditis. Europace. 2008 May;10(5):636-7. Epub 2008 Apr 9.

Lakkireddy D, Aronow WS, Bateman T, McGhee I, Nair C, Khan IA. Does beta blocker therapy affect the diagnostic accuracy of adenosine single-photon-emission computed tomographic myocardial perfusion imaging? Am J Ther. 2008 Jan-Feb;15(1):19-23.

Simmons A, Vacek J, Meyers D. Anthracycline induced cardiomyopathy. Postgrad Med. 120(4):67-72.

Blake G, Lakkireddy D. Atrial fibrillation and atrial septal defect: taming of the Scylla and Charybdis. Journal of Atrial Fibrillation. Online publication 9/23/08. doi: 10.4022/jafib.v1i1.390.

Meyers D, Neuberger J. Cardiovascular effect of bans on smoking in public places. Am J Cardiol. 2008 Nov 15;102(10):1421-4. Epub 2008 Sep 11.

Porter I, Vacek J. Cardiovascular health delivery system in Belarus contrasted to the United States. Kansas J Med. 2008;2:13-18.

Biria M, Howard P, Vacek J. Current Opinion Article: Do statins have a role in the management of diastolic dysfunction? Am J Cardiovasc Drugs. 2008;8:297-303

Kreighbaum K, Berenbom L. Design of an outpatient atrial fibrillation center of excellence: current experience with the delivery of pre-procedure and post-procedure care. Journal of Atrial Fibrillation. Online publication 7/16/08. doi: 10.4022/jafib.v1i1.4065.

Gupta K, Biria M, Mortazavi A. A modified technique for carotid cannulation via the transfemoral approach, during angioplasty and stent placement. Tex Heart Inst J. 2008;35(3):286-8.

Lakkireddy D, Rangisetty U, Prasad S, Verma A, Biria M, Berenbom L, Pimentel R, Emert M, Rosamond T, Fahmy T, Patel D, Di Biase L, Schweikert R, Burkhardt D, Natale A. Intracardiac echo guided radiofrequency catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation in patients with atrial septal defect (ASD) or patent foramen ovale (PFO) repair: a feasibility, safety and efficacy study. J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 2008 Nov;19(11):1137-42. Epub 2008 Jul 25.

Vanga S, Biria M, Berenbom L, Vacek J, Lakkireddy D. Skin burn at the site of indifferent electrode after radiofrequency catheter ablation of AV node for atrial fibrillation. Journal of Atrial Fibrillation. Online publication 7/16/08: 10.4022/jafib.v1i1.406.

Biria M, Burnett M, Vanga S, Murray C, Ray W, Lakkireddy D. Use of complex fractionated atrial electrogram mapping system in mapping and ablating the atrial flutter of a transplanted heart. Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. 2008 Sep;31(9):1223-5.

Hoestje SM, Bertsch JR, Lakkireddy DR, Holzbeierlein JM. Right ureteral injury after radiofrequency ablation for atrial fibrillation. Urology. 2008 Oct;72(4):948.e5-6. Epub 2008 May 2.

Sosland P, Gupta K. McConnell's Sign. Circulation. 2008;118(5):e517-8.

Abstracts

Lakkireddy D, Wallick D, Ryschon K, Kowalewski W, Butany J, Martin D, Tchou P. Cardiac effects of electrical stun guns (TASER®): does position of barbs contact make a difference? Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. 2008 Apr;31(4):398-408.

Kondur AK, Afonso LC, Berenbom LD, Lakkireddy DR. Implantable cardioverter defibrillators save lives from lightning-related electrocution too! Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. 2008;31(2):256-257.

Lakkireddy D.Journal Reviews: Do Statins Decrease the Arrhythmia Burden in Patients with Paroxysmal Atrial Fibrillation? Journal of Atrial Fibrillation. 2008; doi: 10.4022/jafib.v1i4.516

Lakkireddy, D. Journal Reviews: Is Rhythm Control with Pulmonary Vein Isolation Superior to Rate Control with AV Nodal Ablation in Patients with Heart Failure? Journal of Atrial Fibrillation. 2008; doi: 10.4022/jafib.v1i4.517

Quintero D, Biria M, Meyers D.Percutaneous coronary intervention in a patient with acute ST elevation myocardial infarction and hemophilia. A case report. J Invasive Cardiol. 2008 May;20(5):240-1.

Porter I, Vacek J. Single ventricle with persistent truncus arteriosus as two rare entities in an adult patient: a case report.J Med Case Reports. 2008 May 30;2:184.

Lakkireddy D, Blake G, Patel D, Rotter M, Verma A, Ryschon K, Khan M, Schweikert R,  Haissaguerre A, Natale A. Success of radiofrequency catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation: does obesity influence the outcomes?Journal of Atrial Fibrillation. Online publication 5/16/08: 10.4022/jafib.v1i1.414

Biria M, Feldkamp M, Lakkireddy D, Rosamond T, Wetzel L. Transesophageal echocardiography for detection of left atrial appendage thrombi:  is it good enough? Journal of Atrial Fibrillation. Online publication 5/16/08: 10.4022/jafib.v1i1.418

Vanga S, Patel D, Li H, Lakkireddy D. Incessant right ventricular outflow tract ventricular tachycardia due to subacute postpartum thyroiditis. Europace. 2008 May;10(5):636-7. Epub 2008 Apr 9.

Lakkireddy D, Aronow WS, Bateman T, McGhee I, Nair C, Khan IA. Does beta blocker therapy affect the diagnostic accuracy of adenosine single-photon-emission computed tomographic myocardial perfusion imaging? Am J Ther. 2008 Jan-Feb;15(1):19-23.

Simmons A, Vacek J, Meyers D. Anthracycline induced cardiomyopathy. Postgrad Med. 120(4):67-72 (2008)

Meyers D, Neuberger J. Cardiovascular effect of bans on smoking in public places. Am J Cardiol. 2008 Nov 15;102(10):1421-4. Epub 2008 Sep 11.

Porter I, Vacek J. Cardiovascular health delivery system in Belarus contrasted to the United States. Kansas J Med. 2008;2:13-18

Biria M, Howard P, Vacek J. Current Opinion Article: Do statins have a role in the management of diastolic dysfunction? Am J Cardiovasc Drugs. 2008;8:297-303

Kreighbaum K, Berenbom L. Design of an outpatient atrial fibrillation center of excellence: current experience with the delivery of pre-procedure and post-procedure care. Journal of Atrial Fibrillation. Online publication 7/16/08. doi: 10.4022/jafib.v1i1.4065

Blake G, Lakkireddy D. Atrial fibrillation and atrial septal defect: taming of the Scylla and Charybdis. Journal of Atrial Fibrillation. Online publication 9/23/08. doi: 10.4022/jafib.v1i1.390

Gupta K, Biria M, Mortazavi A. A modified technique for carotid cannulation via the transfemoral approach, during angioplasty and stent placement. Tex Heart Inst J. 2008;35(3):286-8.

Vanga S, Biria M, Berenbom L, Vacek J, Lakkireddy D. Skin burn at the site of indifferent electrode after radiofrequency catheter ablation of AV node for atrial fibrillation. Journal of Atrial Fibrillation. Online publication 7/16/08: 10.4022/jafib.v1i1.406.

Biria M, Batrash A, Emert M, Vacek J. Underutilization of warfarin in elderly patients with atrial fibrillation. Journal of Atrial Fibrillation. Online publication 9/23/08: 10.4022/jafib.v1i1.393

Biria M, Burnett M, Vanga S, Murray C, Ray W, Lakkireddy D. Use of complex fractionated atrial electrogram mapping system in mapping and ablating the atrial flutter of a transplanted heart. Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. 2008 Sep;31(9):1223-5.

Lakkireddy D, Rangisetty U, Prasad S, Verma A, Biria M, Berenbom L, Pimentel R, Emert M, Rosamond T, Fahmy T, Patel D, Di Biase L, Schweikert R, Burkhardt D, Natale A.Intracardiac echo-guided radiofrequency catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation in patients with atrial septal defect or patent foramen ovale repair: a feasibility, safety, and efficacy study. J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 2008 Nov;19(11):1137-42. Epub 2008 Jul 25.

Hoestje SM, Bertsch JR, Lakkireddy DR, Holzbeierlein JM. Right ureteral injury after radiofrequency ablation for atrial fibrillation. Urology. 2008 Oct;72(4):948.e5-6. Epub 2008 May 2.

Sosland P, Gupta K.  McConnell's Sign. Circulation, 2008 Oct 7;118(15):e517-8

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2007

Articles

Oh SA, Meyers DG. Afterload reduction may halt and beta andrenergenic blockade may worsen progression of left ventricular dysfunction in patients with chronic compensated severe mitral regurgitation: a retrospective cohort study. Angiology. 2007;58(2):196-202.

Sosland R, Gorton M. Congential mitral stenosis: a rare presentation and novel approach to management. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2007 Feb;133(2):572-3.

Lakkireddy D, Basarakodu K, Vacek J, Kondur A, Ramachandruni S, Esterbrooks D, Markert R, Gowda M. Improving death certificate completion: a trial of two training interventions. J Gen Intern Med. 2007 Apr;22(4):544-8.

Earnest M, Tadros P. Non-ST segment elevation MI and unstable angina: what role for anticoagulants and antiplatelet agents? Consultant. March 1, 2007, Vol 47, No 3.

Earnest M, Tadros P. ST segment elevation MI and unstable angina: what role for anticoagulants and antiplatelet agents? Consultant. April 1, 2007, Vol 47, No 4.

Younis GA, Gupta K, Mortazavi A, Strickman NE, Krajcer Z, Perin E, Achari A. Predictors of carotid stent restenosis. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2007;69(5):673-82.

Verma A, Minor S, Kilicaslan F, Patel D, Hao S, Beheiry S, Lakkireddy D, Elayi SC, Cummings J, Martin DO, Burkhardt JD, Schweikert RA, Saliba W, Tchou PJ, Natale A. Incidence of atrial arrhythmias detected by permanent pacemakers (PPM) post-pulmonary vein antrum isolation (PVAI) for atrial fibrillation (AF): correlation with symptomatic recurrence. J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 2007 Jun;18(6):601-6. Epub 2007 Apr 11.

Verma A, Patel D, Famy T, Martin DO, Burkhardt JD, Elayi SC, Lakkireddy D, Wazni O, Cummings J, Schweikert RA, Saliba W, Tchou PJ, Natale A. Efficacy of adjuvant anterior left atrial ablation during intracardiac echocardiography-guided pulmonary vein antrum isolation for atrial fibrillation. J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 2007 Feb;18(2):151-6.

Shen X, Li H, Nair CK, Holmberg MJ, Lakkireddy D, Cloutier D, Rovang K, Hee T, Mooss AN, Mohiuddin SM. Warfarin therapy initiated before is more beneficial than after transesophageal echocardiography detected left atrial thrombus. Echocardiography. 2007 Jan;24(1):14-9.

Biria M, Tadros P, Gupta K. Subclavian-vertebral artery bifurcation stenting using drug-eluting stents: a report of two cases using different techniques. J Invasive Cardiol. 2007 Jun;19(6):E156-9.

Lakkireddy D, Khasnis A, Antenacci J, Ryschon K, Chung M, Wallick D, Kowalewski W, Patel D, Micochova H, Kondur A, Vacek J, Martin D, Natale A, Tchou P. Do electrical stun guns (TASER-X26®) affect the functional integrity of implantable pacemakers and defibrillators? Europace. 2007 Jul;9(7):551-6. Epub 2007 May 9.

Rosamond T, Wetzel L, Lakkireddy D, Ferrell R, Tadros P. Intra-cameral right coronary artery: detection by coronary CT and implications for ablation of atrial dysrhythmias. Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. 2007;30(12):1571-1576.

Basarakodu KR, Aronow WS, Nair CK, Lakkireddy D, Kondur A, Korlakunta H, Valasareddi SL, Lem V, Schuller D. Differences in treatment and in outcomes between idiopathic and secondary forms of organizing pneumonia. Am J Ther. 2007 Sep-Oct;14(5):422-6.

Verma A, Saliba WI, Lakkireddy D, Burkhardt JD, Cummings JE, Wazni OM, Belden WA, Thal S, Schweikert RA, Martin DO, Tchou PJ, Natale A. Vagal responses induced by endocardial left atrial autonomic ganglion stimulation before and after pulmonary vein antrum isolation for atrial fibrillation. Heart Rhythm. 2007 Sep;4(9):1177-82. Epub 2007 May 3.

Abstracts

Oh SA, Meyers DG. Afterload reduction may halt and beta andrenergenic blockade may worsen progression of left ventricular dysfunction in patients with chronic compensated severe mitral regurgitation: a retrospective cohort study.Angiology. 2007;58(2):196-202

Sosland R, Gorton M.Congential mitral stenosis: a rare presentation and novel approach to management.J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2007 Feb;133(2):572-3.

Lakkireddy D, Basarakodu K, Vacek J, Kondur A, Ramachandruni S, Esterbrooks D, Markert R, Gowda M. Improving death certificate completion: a trial of two training interventions. J Gen Intern Med. 2007 Apr;22(4):544-8.

Earnest M, Tadros P. Non-ST segment elevation MI and unstable angina: what role for anticoagulants and antiplatelet agents? Consultant. March 1, 2007, Vol 47, No 3.

Earnest M, Tadros P. ST segment elevation MI and unstable angina: what role for anticoagulants and antiplatelet agents? Consultant. April 1, 2007, Vol 47, No 4

Younis GA, Gupta K, Mortazavi A, Strickman NE, Krajcer Z, Perin E, Achari A. Predictors of carotid stent restenosis. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2007;69(5):673-82.

Verma A, Minor S, Kilicaslan F, Patel D, Hao S, Beheiry S, Lakkireddy D, Elayi SC, Cummings J, Martin DO, Burkhardt JD, Schweikert RA, Saliba W, Tchou PJ, Natale A. Incidence of atrial arrhythmias detected by permanent pacemakers (PPM) post-pulmonary vein antrum isolation (PVAI) for atrial fibrillation (AF): correlation with symptomatic recurrence. J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 2007 Jun;18(6):601-6. Epub 2007 Apr 11.

Verma A, Patel D, Famy T, Martin DO, Burkhardt JD, Elayi SC, Lakkireddy D, Wazni O, Cummings J, Schweikert RA, Saliba W, Tchou PJ, Natale A. Efficacy of adjuvant anterior left atrial ablation during intracardiac echocardiography-guided pulmonary vein antrum isolation for atrial fibrillation. J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 2007 Feb;18(2):151-6.

Shen X, Li H, Nair CK, Holmberg MJ, Lakkireddy D, Cloutier D, Rovang K, Hee T, Mooss AN, Mohiuddin SM. Warfarin therapy initiated before is more beneficial than after transesophageal echocardiography detected left atrial thrombus. Echocardiography. 2007 Jan;24(1):14-9.

Biria M, Tadros P, Gupta K. Subclavian-vertebral artery bifurcation stenting using drug-eluting stents: a report of two cases using different techniques. J Invasive Cardiol. 2007 Jun;19(6):E156-9.

Lakkireddy D, Khasnis A, Antenacci J, Ryschon K, Chung M, Wallick D, Kowalewski W, Patel D, Micochova H, Kondur A, Vacek J, Martin D, Natale A, Tchou P. Do electrical stun guns (TASER-X26®) affect the functional integrity of implantable pacemakers and defibrillators? Europace. 2007 Jul;9(7):551-6. Epub 2007 May 9.

Basarakodu KR, Aronow WS, Nair CK, Lakkireddy D, Kondur A, Korlakunta H, Valasareddi SL, Lem V, Schuller D. Differences in treatment and in outcomes between idiopathic and secondary forms of organizing pneumonia. Am J Ther. 2007 Sep-Oct;14(5):422-6.

Verma A, Saliba WI, Lakkireddy D, Burkhardt JD, Cummings JE, Wazni OM, Belden WA, Thal S, Schweikert RA, Martin DO, Tchou PJ, Natale A. Vagal responses induced by endocardial left atrial autonomic ganglion stimulation before and after pulmonary vein antrum isolation for atrial fibrillation. Heart Rhythm. 2007 Sep;4(9):1177-82. Epub 2007 May 3.

Rosamond T, Wetzel L, Lakkireddy D, Ferrell R, Tadros P. Intra-cameral right coronary artery: detection by coronary CT and implications for ablation of atrial dysrhythmias. Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. 2007;30(12):1571-1576

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2006

 Articles

Nath J, Vacek J, Heidenrich P. A dilated inferior vena cava is a marker of poor survival. Am Heart J. 2006;151:730-5.

Satran A, Dawn B, Leesar MA. Congenital ostial left main coronary artery stenosis associated with a bicuspid aortic valve in a young woman. J Invasive Cardiol. 2006;18:E114-116.

Raxwal V, Gupta K. Coronary artery spasm. Circulation. 2006 Apr 11;113(14):689-690.

Micochova H, Saliba WI, Burkhardt JD, Rodriguez RE, Cummings JE, Lakkireddy D, Patel D, Natale A. Catheter ablation of ventricular fibrillation storm in patients with infiltrative amyloidosis of the heart. J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 2006;17(4):426-430.

Kilicaslan F, Verma A, Saad E, Themistoclakis S, Bonso A, Raviele A, Bozbas H, Andrews MW, Beheiry S, Hao S, Cummings JE, Marrouche NF, Lakkireddy D, Wazni O, Yamaji H, Saenz LC, Saliba W, Schweikert RA, Natale A. Efficacy of catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation in patients with hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy. Heart Rhythm. 2006;3(3):275-280.

Dafer RM, Pasnoor M, Gorton ME, Gollub S. Chordae tendinae tumor as the cause of cardioembolic stroke. J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis. 2006 Mar-Apr;15(2):72-3.

Birkbeck JP, Wilson DB, Hall MA, Meyers DG. P-wave morphology correlation with left atrial volumes assessed by 2-dimensional echocardiography. J Electrocardiol. 2006 Apr;39(2):225-9. Epub 2005 Nov 9.

Schneider K, Murray C, Shadduck R, Meyers D. Legibility of doctors' handwriting is as good (or bad) as everyone else's. Qual Saf Health Care. 2006 Dec;15(6):445.

Di Biase L, Fahmy TS, Wazni OM, Bai R, Patel D, Lakkireddy D, Cummings JE, Schweikert RA, Burkhardt JD, Elayi CS, Kanj M, Popova L, Prasad S, Martin DO, Prieto L, Saliba W, Tchou P, Arruda M, Natale A. Pulmonary vein total occlusion following catheter ablation for atrial fibrillation: clinical implications after long-term follow-up. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2006 Dec 19;48(12):2493-9. Epub 2006 Nov 28.

Wazni OM, Saliba W, Fahmy T, Lakkireddy D, Thal S, Kanj M, Martin DO, Burkhardt JD, Schweikert R, Natale A. Atrial arrhythmias after surgical maze: findings during catheter ablation. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2006 Oct 3;48(7):1405-9. Epub 2006 Sep 12.

Lakkireddy D, Wallick D, Ryschon K, Chung MK, Butany J, Martin D, Saliba W, Kowalewski W, Natale A, Tchou PJ. Effects of cocaine intoxication on the threshold for stun gun induction of ventricular fibrillation. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2006 Aug 15;48(4):805-11. Epub 2006 Jul 25.

Khan M, Kalahasti V, Rajagopal V, Khaykin Y, Wazni O, Almahameed S, Zuzek R, Shah T, Lakkireddy D, Saliba W, Schweikert R, Cummings J, Martin DO, Natale A. Incidence of atrial fibrillation in heart transplant patients: long-term follow-up. J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 2006 Aug;17(8):827-31.

Abstracts

Nath J, Vacek J, Heidenrich P.A dilated inferior vena cava is a marker of poor survival.Am Heart J. 2006;151:730-5

Satran A, Dawn B, Leesar MA.Congenital ostial left main coronary artery stenosis associated with a bicuspid aortic valve in a young woman. J Invasive Cardiol. 2006;18:E114-116.

Raxwal V, Gupta K. Coronary artery spasm.Circulation, 2006 Apr 11;113(14):689-690

Dafer RM, Pasnoor M, Gorton ME, Gollub S.Chordae tendinae tumor as the cause of cardioembolic stroke. J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis. 2006 Mar-Apr;15(2):72-3.

Birkbeck JP, Wilson DB, Hall MA, Meyers DG. P-wave morphology correlation with left atrial volumes assessed by 2-dimensional echocardiography.J Electrocardiol. 2006 Apr;39(2):225-9. Epub 2005 Nov 9.

Schneider K, Murray C, Shadduck R, Meyers D.Legibility of doctors' handwriting is as good (or bad) as everyone else's. Qual Saf Health Care. 2006 Dec;15(6):445.

Micochova H, Saliba WI, Burkhardt JD, Rodriguez RE, Cummings JE, Lakkireddy D, Patel D, Natale A.Catheter ablation of ventricular fibrillation storm in patients with infiltrative amyloidosis of the heart.J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 2006;17(4):426-430.

Kilicaslan F, Verma A, Saad E, Themistoclakis S, Bonso A, Raviele A, Bozbas H, Andrews MW, Beheiry S, Hao S, Cummings JE, Marrouche NF, Lakkireddy D, Wazni O, Yamaji H, Saenz LC, Saliba W, Schweikert RA, Natale A.Efficacy of catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation in patients with hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy.Heart Rhythm. 2006;3(3):275-280.

Di Biase L, Fahmy TS, Wazni OM, Bai R, Patel D, Lakkireddy D, Cummings JE, Schweikert RA, Burkhardt JD, Elayi CS, Kanj M, Popova L, Prasad S, Martin DO, Prieto L, Saliba W, Tchou P, Arruda M, Natale A.Pulmonary vein total occlusion following catheter ablation for atrial fibrillation: clinical implications after long-term follow-up. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2006 Dec 19;48(12):2493-9. Epub 2006 Nov 28.

Wazni OM, Saliba W, Fahmy T, Lakkireddy D, Thal S, Kanj M, Martin DO, Burkhardt JD, Schweikert R, Natale A. Atrial arrhythmias after surgical maze: findings during catheter ablation. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2006 Oct 3;48(7):1405-9. Epub 2006 Sep 12.

Lakkireddy D, Wallick D, Ryschon K, Chung MK, Butany J, Martin D, Saliba W, Kowalewski W, Natale A, Tchou PJ. Effects of cocaine intoxication on the threshold for stun gun induction of ventricular fibrillation. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2006 Aug 15;48(4):805-11. Epub 2006 Jul 25.

Khan M, Kalahasti V, Rajagopal V, Khaykin Y, Wazni O, Almahameed S, Zuzek R, Shah T, Lakkireddy D, Saliba W, Schweikert R, Cummings J, Martin DO, Natale A. Incidence of atrial fibrillation in heart transplant patients: long-term follow-up. J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 2006 Aug;17(8):827-31.

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2005

Articles

Maksoud A, Candipan RC, Vacek JL. Aspirin and clopidogrel: efficacy, treatment, and resistance in coronary artery disease. Angiology. 2005;14:109-114.

Nath J, Demarco T, Hourigan L, Heidenreich PA, Foster E. Correlation between right ventricular indices and clinical improvement in epoprostenol treated pulmonary hypertension patients. Echocardiography. 2005;22(5):374-9.

Behm CZ, Nath J, Foster E. Clinical correlates and mortality of hemodynamically significant tricuspid regurgitation. J Heart Valve Dis. 2004;13(5):784-9.

Nath J, Foster E, Heidenreich PA. Impact of tricuspid regurgitation on long-term survival. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2004;43(3):405-9.

Gregoric I, Gupta K, Jacobs M, Poglajen G, Suronov N, Dougherty K, Krajcer Z. Endovascular exclusion of a thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm after retrograde visceral artery revascularization. Tex Heart Inst J. 2005;32(3):416-420.

Weiford B. Invited book review: Braunwald's Heart Disease: A Textbook of Cardiovascular Medicine. JAMA. 2005;294:376.

Younis G, Gupta K, Strickman N, Mortazavi A, Achari A, Dougherty K, Krajcer Z. Prior neck radiation and/or carotid endartarectomy strongly influence long-term angiographic outcomes after percutaneous carotid angioplasty and stenting. Endovascular Today. Feb 2005.

L.Berenbom, B.Weiford, J.Vacek, M.Emert, W.Hall, M.Andrews, S.McNitt, W.Zareba, A.Moss. Differences in outcomes between patients treated with single- versus dual-chamber implantable cardioverter defibrillators: a substudy of the Multicenter Automatic Defibrillator Implantation Trial II. Ann Noninvasive Electrocardiol. 2005 Oct;10(4):429-35.

Lakkireddy D, Harris W, Vacek J, Gowda M, Pendyala K, Murray C. Modified Mid-America Heart Institute coronary care unit scoring system - a new comprehensive prognostic index for coronary care unit patients. Med Sci Monit. 2005 Mar;11(3):CR95-9.

Vacek JL. Death Certificate Completion. Am J Med. 2005;118(6):692.

Gupta K, Rao P. Severe intravascular hemolysis after transcatheter coil occlusion of patent ductus arteriosus. J Invasive Cardiol. 2005;17(10);E15-17.

Birkbeck JP, Gorton ME, Vacek JL. Hemolytic anemia produced by regurgitation through transposed chordae tendinae. J Heart Valve Dis. 2005 Nov;14(6):749-51.

Abstracts

Maksoud A, Candipan RC, Vacek JL. Aspirin and clopidogrel: efficacy, treatment, and resistance in coronary artery disease. Angiology. 2005;14:109-114

Nath J, Demarco T, Hourigan L, Heidenreich PA, Foster E. Correlation between right ventricular indices and clinical improvement in epoprostenol treated pulmonary hypertension patients. Echocardiography. 2005;22(5):374-9.

Gregoric I, Gupta K, Jacobs M, Poglajen G, Suronov N, Dougherty K, Krajcer Z.Endovascular exclusion of a thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm after retrograde visceral artery revascularization.Tex Heart Inst J. 2005;32(3):416-420

Weiford B.Invited book review: Braunwald's Heart Disease: A Textbook of Cardiovascular Medicine.JAMA. 2005;294:376

Younis G, Gupta K, Strickman N, Mortazavi A, Achari A, Dougherty K, Krajcer Z. Prior neck radiation and/or carotid endartarectomy strongly influence long-term angiographic outcomes after percutaneous carotid angioplasty and stenting. Endovascular Today. Feb 2005

L.Berenbom, B.Weiford, J.Vacek, M.Emert, W.Hall, M.Andrews, S.McNitt, W.Zareba, A. Moss Differences in outcomes between patients treated with single- versus dual-chamber implantable cardioverter defibrillators: a substudy of the Multicenter Automatic Defibrillator Implantation Trial II. Ann Noninvasive Electrocardiol. 2005 Oct;10(4):429-35.

Lakkireddy D, Harris W, Vacek J, Gowda M, Pendyala K, Murray C. Modified Mid-America Heart Institute coronary care unit scoring system - a new comprehensive prognostic index for coronary care unit patients. Med Sci Monit. 2005 Mar;11(3):CR95-9.

Birkbeck JP, Gorton ME, Vacek JL. Hemolytic anemia produced by regurgitation through transposed chordae tendinae. J Heart Valve Dis. 2005 Nov;14(6):749-51.

Gupta K, Rao P. Severe intravascular hemolysis after transcatheter coil occlusion of patent ductus arteriosus.J Invasive Cardiol. 2005;17(10);E15-17.

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2004

Articles

Yates JS, Studenski S, Gollub S, Whitman R, Perera S, Lai SM, Duncan PW. Bicycle ergometry in subacute-stroke survivors: feasibility, safety, and exercise performance. J Aging Phys Act. 2004 Jan;12(1):64-74.

Meyers DG, Beahm DD, Jurisch PD, Milford CJ, Edlavich SL. Influenza and pneumococcal vaccintations fail to prevent myocardial infarction and stroke. Heart Drug. 2004;4:96-100.

Freeman S, Vacek J, Liston M, Lipps D. Catheter-induced left internal mammary artery dissection: a report of two cases and a review of the literature. J Interv Cardiol. 2004 Apr;17(2):117-21.

Weiford B, Subbarao V, Mulhern K. Clinician Update: Non-compaction of the ventricular myocardium. Circulation. 2004;109:2965-2971.

Lakkireddy D, Gowda M, Murray C, Basarakodu K, Vacek J. Death certificate completion: how well are physicians trained and are cardiovascular causes overstated? Am J Med. 2004 Oct 1;117(7):492-8.

Vacek J. Practical strategies for cardiac disease prevention: basic steps to ensure better heart health. Postgrad Med. 2004 Mar;115(3):41-4.

Vacek J. Practice-based continuing education combined with process improvement methods improves delivery of preventive services to children. Evidence Based Healthcare. 2004;8:177-179.

Abstracts

Yates JS, Studenski S, Gollub S, Whitman R, Perera S, Lai SM, Duncan PW. Bicycle ergometry in subacute-stroke survivors: feasibility, safety, and exercise performance.J Aging Phys Act. 2004 Jan;12(1):64-74.

Nath J, Foster E, Heidenreich PA. Impact of tricuspid regurgitation on long-term survival. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2004;43(3):405-9.

Behm CZ, Nath J, Foster E. Clinical correlates and mortality of hemodynamically significant tricuspid regurgitation.J Heart Valve Dis. 2004;13(5):784-9.

Meyers DG, Beahm DD, Jurisch PD, Milford CJ, Edlavich SL. Influenza and pneumococcal vaccintations fail to prevent myocardial infarction and stroke.Heart Drug. 2004;4:96-100

Freeman S, Vacek J, Liston M, Lipps D. Catheter-induced left internal mammary artery dissection: a report of two cases and a review of the literature.J Interv Cardiol. 2004 Apr;17(2):117-21.

Weiford B, Subbarao V, Mulhern K. Clinician Update: Non-compaction of the ventricular myocardium. Circulation. 2004;109:2965-2971

Lakkireddy D, Gowda M, Murray C, Basarakodu K, Vacek J. Death certificate completion: how well are physicians trained and are cardiovascular causes overstated? Am J Med. 2004 Oct 1;117(7):492-8.

Vacek J. Practical strategies for cardiac disease prevention: basic steps to ensure better heart health.Postgrad Med. 2004 Mar;115(3):41-4.

Vacek J. Practice-based continuing education combined with process improvement methods improves delivery of preventive services to children. Evidence Based Healthcare. 2004;8:177-179

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2003

Articles

Meyers DG, Hoestje SM, Korentager RA. Incidence of cardiac events in severely burned patients. Burns. 2003;29(4):367-368.

Meyers D. Myocardial infarction, stroke, and sudden death might be prevented by influenza vaccine. Curr Atheroscler Rep. 2003 Mar;5(2):146-9.

Tadros P. Clinical Case Update: Successful revascularization of a long chronic total occlusion of the right coronary artery utilizing the Frontrunner X39 CTO catheter. J Invasive Cardiol. 2003;5(16):1-4.

Duncan P, Studenski S, Richards L, Gollub S, Lai SM, Reker D, Perera S, Yates J, Koch V, Rigler S, Johnson D. Randomized clinical trial of therapeutic exercise in subacute stroke. Stroke. 2003 Sep;34(9):2173-80. Epub 2003 Aug 14.

Meyers DG. Could influenza vaccination prevent myocardial infarction, stroke, and sudden death? Am J Cardiovasc Drugs. 2003;3(4):241-4.

Vacek J, Gowda M, Brosnahan K, Beauchamp G. Differential benefits and outcomes of tirofiban vs abciximab for acute coronary syndrome in current clinical practice. Angiology. 2003;54:211-218.

Abstracts

Tadros P.Clinical Case Update: Successful revascularization of a long chronic total occlusion of the right coronary artery utilizing the Frontrunner X39 CTO catheter.J Invasive Cardiol. 2003;5(16):1-4

Meyers DG, Hoestje SM, Korentager RA. Incidence of cardiac events in severely burned patients. Burns. 2003;29(4):367-368

Meyers D.Myocardial infarction, stroke, and sudden death might be prevented by influenza vaccine.Curr Atheroscler Rep. 2003 Mar;5(2):146-9.

Duncan P, Studenski S, Richards L, Gollub S, Lai SM, Reker D, Perera S, Yates J, Koch V, Rigler S, Johnson D.Randomized clinical trial of therapeutic exercise in subacute stroke.Stroke. 2003 Sep;34(9):2173-80. Epub 2003 Aug 14.

Meyers DG.Could influenza vaccination prevent myocardial infarction, stroke, and sudden death? Am J Cardiovasc Drugs. 2003;3(4):241-4.

Vacek J, Gowda M, Brosnahan K, Beauchamp G. Differential benefits and outcomes of tirofiban vs abciximab for acute coronary syndrome in current clinical practice.Angiology. 2003;54:211-218

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2002

Articles

Meyers DG, Jensen KC, Menitove JE. A historical cohort study of the effect of lowering body iron through blood donation on incident cardiac events. Transfusion. 2002;42(9);1135-1139.

Bansal S, Ehler D, Vacek J. Consistency of echocardiographic ejection fraction: "drift" by interpreter and practice site. Eur J Echocardiogr. 2002 Mar;3(1):44-6.

Jurisch P, Meyers D. Could vaccinations prevent myocardial infarction? Am J Cardiol. 2002 Mar 15;89(6):723-5.

Weiford B, Delafontaine P. Lipid management strategies for the prevention of adverse cardiovascular events. Heart Drug. 2002;2:159-161.

Skorton D, Mulhern K. Editorial: Recertification - mandatory or voluntary? Teaching an old doc new tricks. Am Heart J. 2002;143:945.
Santiago P, Tadros P. Non-ST-segment elevation syndromes. Pharmacologic management, conservative versus early invasive approach. Postgrad Med. 2002 Jul;112(1):47-8, 53-4, 57-8 passim.

Rosamond T. Initial appraisal of acute coronary syndrome: understanding the mechanisms, identifying patient risk. Postgrad Med. 2002;112:29-42.

Pimentel RC, Yamada KA, Kleber AG, Saffitz JE. Autocrine regulation of myocyte Cx43 expression by VEGF. Circ Res. 2002;90(6):671-7.

Vacek J. Management of classic Q-wave or ST elevation myocardial infarction. Postgrad Med. 2002;112:46-77.

Vacek JL. Classic Q wave myocardial infarction. Aggressive, early intervention has dramatic results. Postgrad Med. 2002 Jul;112(1):71-7; quiz 8.

Abstracts

Meyers DG, Jensen KC, Menitove JE.  A historical cohort study of the effect of lowering body iron through blood donation on incident cardiac events.Transfusion. 2002;42(9);1135-1139.

Bansal S, Ehler D, Vacek J. Consistency of echocardiographic ejection fraction: "drift" by interpreter and practice site.  Eur J Echocardiogr. 2002 Mar;3(1):44-6.

Jurisch P, Meyers D.Could vaccinations prevent myocardial infarction?. Am J Cardiol. 2002 Mar 15;89(6):723-5.

Skorton D, Mulhern K. Editorial: Recertification - mandatory or voluntary? Teaching an old doc new tricks.Am Heart J. 2002;143:945

Weiford B, Delafontaine P.Lipid management strategies for the prevention of adverse cardiovascular events. Heart Drug. 2002;2:159-161.

Rosamond T.Initial appraisal of acute coronary syndrome: understanding the mechanisms, identifying patient risk.Postgrad Med. 2002;112:29-42.

Vacek J.Management of classic Q-wave or ST elevation myocardial infarction.Postgrad Med. 002;112:46-77.

Vacek JL. Classic Q wave myocardial infarction. Aggressive, early intervention has dramatic results.Postgrad Med. 2002 Jul;112(1):71-7; quiz 8.

Pimentel RC, Yamada KA, Kleber AG, Saffitz JE.Autocrine regulation of myocyte Cx43 expression by VEGF.Circ Res. 2002;90(6):671-7.

Santiago P, Tadros P.Non-ST-segment elevation syndromes. Pharmacologic management, conservative versus early invasive approach.Postgrad Med. 2002 Jul;112(1):47-8, 53-4, 57-8 passim.

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2001

Articles

Bansal S, Ehler D, Vacek J. Digital echocardiography: its role in modern medical practice. Chest. 2001;119:271-276.

Abstracts

Bansal S, Ehler D, Vacek J. Digital echocardiography: its role in modern medical practice. Chest. 2001;119:271-276.

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