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Interventional Research

While the primary focus of the Interventional program is development of expertise in the clinical practice of interventional cardiology, Fellows are encouraged and expected to participate in scholarly pursuits during their Interventional Cardiology training. Potential projects may include the design and implementation of smaller scale clinical trials, participation in a database-centered research, development of a quality assurance project, and/or writing of clinical case reports. Many of our Fellows have also presented unique or challenging cases at national meetings.

Selected Publications and Presentations

Reeves ER, Jahromi BS, Ling FS .Coil embolization of a coronary artery to left ventricular fistula using detachable coils. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 2013;82:155-8.

Gardner B, Rich RQ, Kulandhaisamy S, Topf M, Thevenet-Morisson K, Kane C, Frampton M, Zareba W, Utell M, Ling F. Fine Particle Air Pollution is a Potential Trigger for STEMI but not NSTEMI. J Am Coll Cardiol 2013;61suppl.

Narins CR. Preoperative Coronary Intervention, in Textbook of Interventional Cardiology, 6th edition. EJ Topol and PS Teirstein editors; Elsevier, 2012.

Qian F, Hannan EL, Glance LG, Phelps CE, Ling FS, Veazie PJ. Coronary stent use in New York State in the drug-eluting stent era. J Eval Clin Pract;18:872-7.

Lal BK. Beach KW. Roubin GS. Lutsep HL. Moore WS. Malas MB. Chiu D. Gonzales NR. Burke JL. Rinaldi M. Elmore JR. Weaver FA. Narins CR. Foster M. Hodgson KJ. Shepard AD. Meschia JF. Bergelin RO. Voeks JH. Howard G. Brott TG. Restenosis after carotid artery stenting and endarterectomy: a secondary analysis of CREST, a randomised controlled trial. Lancet Neurology 2012;11:755-63.


Narins CR. Restenosis and Percutaneous Options, in 1001 Questions: An Interventional Cardiology Board Review. D Mukherjee, L Cho, and DJ Moliterno editors; Lippincott-Williams and Wilkins, 2012.

Qian F, Ling FS, Deedwania P, Hernandez AF, Fonarow GC, Cannon CP, Peterson ED, Peacock WF, Kaltenbach LA, Laskey WK, Schwamm LH, Bhatt DL; Get With The Guidelines Steering Committee and Investigators.Care and outcomes of Asian-American acute myocardial infarction patients: findings from the American Heart Association Get With The Guidelines-Coronary Artery Disease program. Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes 2012;5:126-33

Gassler JP, Lynch PS, Bisognano JD. The role of baroreflex activation therapy in sympathetic modulation for the treatment of resistant hypertension. Heart. 2012;98:1689-92

Blackshear JL. Cutlip DE. Roubin GS. Hill MD. Leimgruber PP. Begg RJ. Cohen DJ. Eidt JF. Narins CR. Prineas RJ. Glasser SP. Voeks JH. Brott TG. Myocardial infarction after carotid stenting and endarterectomy: results from the carotid revascularization endarterectomy versus stenting trial. Circulation 2011;123:2571-8.

Cove C. Radial artery cardiac catheterization: changing the convincing data/work to change (CD/WC) ratio. Cardiol J. 2009;16:297-9.

Narins CR. Access strategies for peripheral arterial intervention. Cardiology J. 2009:16;88-97.


Nguyen N. Hasan S. Caufield L. Ling FS. Narins CR. Randomized controlled trial of topical hemostasis pad use for achieving vascular hemostasis following percutaneous coronary intervention. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 2007;69:801-7.

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