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Risk of Sudden Cardiac Death in Patients Undergoing Cancer Treatment.
Sherazi S, Patel A, Hsu K, Schleede S, Watts A, McNitt S, Aktas MK, Goldenberg I. Am J Cardiol. 2023 Dec 20:S0002-9149(23)01384-X. doi: 10.1016/j.amjcard.2023.12.012. Online ahead of print. PMID: 38134978

Longitudinal outcomes of final kissing balloon inflation in coronary bifurcation lesions treated with a single stent.  
He L, Robb JF, Martinez-Camblor P, Andrus BW, Greene LJ, Gongal P, Reddy DS, DeVries JT. Front Cardiovasc Med. 2023 Nov 30;10:1290024. doi: 10.3389/fcvm.2023.1290024. eCollection 2023. PMID: 38099223 Free PMC article.

What is this image? 2023 image 1 results: Precision high-resolution CZT SPECT imaging to evaluate cardiac aTTR amyloidosis
Armenia EM, Mackin ML, Karmilowicz P, Jawaid A, Hannon MV, Bajwa F, Thomas S, Vidula H, Alexis J, Soman P, Schwartz RG.
J Nucl Cardiol. 2023 May 31. doi: 10.1007/s12350-023-03279-3. Online ahead of print.
PMID: 37258953 No abstract available.

Insertable cardiac monitor-guided early intervention to reduce atrial fibrillation burden following catheter ablation: Study design and clinical protocol (ICM-REDUCE-AF trial).  Tankut SS, Huang DT, Zareba W, Aktas MK, Rosero SZ, Steinberg J, Henchen J, Kutyifa V, Strawderman RL, Goldenberg I. Ann Noninvasive Electrocardiol. 2023 Mar;28(2):e13043. doi: 10.1111/anec.13043. Epub 2023 Jan 31. PMID: 36718801

Fitch JS, Schwartz RG. J Nucl Cardiol. Detection and quantification of myocardial scar and LVEF with high efficiency digital SPECT: The expanding value proposition for clinical cardiology2023 Jan 22. doi: 10.1007/s12350-023-03197-4. Online ahead of print. PMID: 36682016 No abstract available.


Godwin MD, Aggarwal A, Hilt Z, Shah S, Gorski J, Cameron SJ. Sex-Dependent Effect of Platelet Nitric Oxide: Production and Platelet Reactivity in Healthy Individuals.  JACC Basic Transl Sci. 2021 Dec 8;7(1):14-25. doi: 10.1016/j.jacbts.2021.10.009. eCollection 2022 Jan. PMID: 35128205

Tankut S, Gosev I, Yoruk A, Younis A, McNitt S, Bjelic M, Vidula H, Wu I, Aktas MK, Goldenberg I, Huang DT. Intraoperative Ventricular Tachycardia Ablation During Left Ventricular Assist Device Implantation in High-Risk Heart Failure Patients. Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol. 2022 May 26;101161CIRCEP121010660. doi: 10.1161/CIRCEP.121.010660. Online ahead of print.

Siddiqui ST, Xiao E, Patel S, Motwani K, Shah K, Ning X, Robinett KS. Impact of Palliative Care on Interhospital Transfers to the Intensive Care Unit. J Critical Care Med. 2022 May 11;8(2):100-106.

Haider SA, Jawaid A, Stuver T, Naqvi SY. Aortic plaque dehiscence caused by rotational atherectomy with Kokeshi phenomenon in a patient with aortic stenosis successfully treated with transcatheter aortic valve replacement. BMJ Case Rep. 2022 May 3;15(5):e248598. doi: 10.1136/bcr-2021-248598.

Smith NF, Salehi Omran S, Genuardi MV, Horn ET, Kilic A, Sciorino CM, Keebler ME, Kormos RL, Hickey GW. Primary Graft Dysfunction in Heart Transplant Recipients-Risk Factors and Longitudinal Outcomes. ASAIO J. 2022 Mar 1;68(3):394-401. doi: 10.1097/MAT.0000000000001469.

Godwin MD, Aggarwal A, Hilt Z, Shah S, Gorski J, Cameron SJ. Sex-Dependent Effect of Platelet Nitric Oxide: Production and Platelet Reactivity in Healthy Individuals.  JACC Basic Transl Sci. 2021 Dec 8;7(1):14-25. doi: 10.1016/j.jacbts.2021.10.009.


Naqvi SY, Jawaid A, Dao B, Falvey J, Vidula H, Gosev I, Thomas S. Management of Heparin-Induced Thrombocytopenia Using Plasmapharesis in Patients Undergoing HeartMate 3 Left Ventricular Assist Device. ASAIO Journal. 2021 Dec. doi: 10.1097/MAT.0000000000001631. Online ahead of print.

Naqvi SY, Joynt M, Prasad S,‚Äč et al. Severe baffle leak after Takeuchi repair successfully treated with coronary bypass and percutaneous baffle closure: a case report. Eur Heart J Case Rep. 2021 Mar  Mar 21;5(3):ytab074. doi: 10.1093/ehjcr/ytab074.

Bleszynski, P, Schwartz, R. Optimizing patient centered care in the cardiac intensive care unit: Harness the safety, effectiveness, and incremental value of radionuclide perfusion, function, and molecular imaging. J. Nucl. Cardiol. 2021 Jun;Epub ahead of print. doi: 10.1007/s12350-021-02691-x.

Tankut S, Goldenberg I, Kutyifa V, Zareba W, Bragazzi NL, McNitt S, Huang DT, Aktas MK, Younis A. Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy and Ventricular Tachyarrhythmia Burden. Heart Rhythm. 2021 May;18(5):762-769. doi: 10.1016/j.hrthm.2020.12.034.

Goldenberg I, Younis A, Huang DT, Yoruk A, et al Use of oral contraceptives in women with congenital long QT syndrome. Heart Rhythm. 2021 Jul 30:S1547-5271(21)01987-1. doi: 10.1016/j.hrthm.2021.07.058. 

Hannnon MV, Schwartz RG. LVEF reserve: State of the heart is a matter of time, jeopardy and ischemic memory. J Nucl Cardiol. 2021 Jan 1. doi: 10.1007/s12350-020-02461-1. Online ahead of print.


Bleszynski P, Goldenberg I, Fernandez G, et al. Risk of Arrhythmic Events Following Alcohol Septal Ablation for Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Using Continuous Implantable Cardiac Monitoring. Heart Rhythm. 2021 Jan;18(1):50-56. doi:10.1016/j.hrthm.2020.08.013.

Riordan M, Opaskar A, Yoruk A, et al. Predictors of Atrial Fibrillation During Long-Term Implantable Cardiac Monitoring Following Cryptogenic Stroke. J Am Heart Assoc. 2020;9(15):e016040. doi:10.1161/JAHA.120.016040.

Lee EC, McNitt S, Martens J, et al. Long-term milrinone therapy as a bridge to heart transplantation: Safety, efficacy, and predictors of failure. Int J Cardiol. 2020;313:83-88. doi:10.1016/j.ijcard.2020.04.055.

Armenia EM, Schwartz RG. ISCHEMIA questions and MITNEC answers: Defining and standardizing clinical ischemic jeopardy with SPECT myocardial perfusion imaging J Nucl Cardiol. 2020; Epub ahead of print. doi:10.1007/s12350-020-02237-7.

Mahlof EN, Bisognano JD. Reducing cardiovascular risk caused by air pollution: individuals can make a difference.  J Hum Hypertens 2020 Dec;34(12):805-806. doi:10.1038/s41371-020-00404-4.

Lee EC, Goldenberg I, Vidula H. Response to "How to consider optimal therapeutic strategy for bridge to heart transplantation" Int J Cardiol. 2020 Dec 1;320:126. doi:10.1016/j.ijcard.2020.07.003.

Aktas M, Bennett AL, Younis A, et al. Implantable cardioverter-defibrillator programming after first occurrence of ventricular tachycardia in the Multicenter Automatic Defibrillator Implantation Trial-Reduce Inappropriate Therapy (MADIT-RIT). Heart Rhythm O2. 2020 May 11;1(2):77-82. doi: 10.1016/j.hroo.2020.04.001.

Elbadawi A, Naqvi SY, Saad M, et al. In-Hospital Outcomes with Transfemoral Versus Transapical Access for Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement in Patients with Peripheral Arterial Disease. Cardiovasc Revasc Med. 2020;21(5):604-609. doi:10.1016/j.carrev.2019.09.009.

Chen YL, Wright C, Pietropaoli AP, et al. Right ventricular dysfunction is superior and sufficient for risk stratification by a pulmonary embolism response team. J Thromb Thrombolysis. 2020;49(1):34-41. doi:10.1007/s11239-019-01922-w.

Vidula H, Lee E, McNitt S, et al. Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy and Risk of Recurrent Hospitalizations in Patients Without Left Bundle Branch Block: The Long-Term Multicenter Automatic Defibrillator Implantation Trial With Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy. Circ Heart Fail. 2020;13(7):e006925. doi:10.1161/CIRCHEARTFAILURE.120.006925.

Kutyifa V, Naqvi SY, Vidula H, et al. Clinical Significance of Early Hospital Readmission in Continuous-Flow Left Ventricular Assist Device Patients. ASAIO J. 2020;66(7):760-765. doi:10.1097/MAT.0000000000001065.

Bisognano J, Bennett A. American Heart Association Hypertension Learning Guide Comprehensive Guide on Hypertension: Hypertensive Crisis. May 2020.

Bisognano J, Bennett A. American Heart Association Hypertension Learning Guide Comprehensive Guide on Hypertension: Coexisting Heart Disease. May 2020.

Kamran H, Hornacek D, Mix D, Wright C, Cameron SJ. A survey of commonly misunderstood vascular medicine physical exam findings among medical trainees. Vasc Med. 2020;25(4):351-353. doi:10.1177/1358863X20924100.

Van Galen J, Pava L, Wright C, et al. Effect of platelet inhibitors on thrombus burden in patients with acute pulmonary embolism [published online ahead of print, 2020 Mar 6]. Platelets. 2020;1-3. doi:10.1080/09537104.2020.1732329.


Naqvi SY, Jawaid A, Vermilye K, et al. Left Ventricular Reverse Remodeling in Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy and Long-Term Outcomes. JACC Clin Electrophysiol. 2019;5(9):1001-1010. doi:10.1016/j.jacep.2019.07.012.

Seif E, Sherazi S, Bravo-Jaimes K, Cheyne C, Alexis JD. Driving Pulseless: A Driving Survey of Patients With Left Ventricular Assist Devices and Their Providers [published correction appears in J Card Fail. 2019 Jul;25(7):582]. J Card Fail. 2019;25(3):220-221. doi:10.1016/j.cardfail.2019.02.003

Wright C, Elbadawi A, Chen YL, et al. The impact of a pulmonary embolism response team on the efficiency of patient care in the emergency department. J Thromb Thrombolysis. 2019;48(2):331-335. doi:10.1007/s11239-019-01875-0.

Naqvi SY, Jain H, Prasad S, Stuver T. Management of Paravalvular Leak After Rapid Deployment Edwards Intuity Elite Valve. JACC Cardiovasc Interv. 2019;12(5):e39-e40. doi:10.1016/j.jcin.2018.12.023.

Naqvi SY, Wittlin SD, Schwartz RG. Refining risk in diabetes and CAD with SPECT MPI: New insights and future challenges. J Nucl Cardiol. 2019;26(4):1103-1106. doi:10.1007/s12350-017-1177-4.

Matsumoto C, Yoruk A, Wang L, Gaziano JM, Sesso HD. Fish and omega-3 fatty acid consumption and risk of hypertension. J Hypertens. 2019;37(6):1223-1229. doi:10.1097/HJH.0000000000002062.

Bishop GJ, Gorski J, Lachant D, Cameron SJ. Chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension is a clot you cannot swat. J Vasc Surg Cases Innov Tech. 2019;5(4):402-405. Published 2019 Sep 17. doi:10.1016/j.jvscit.2019.07.004.

Ghisi GLM, Chaves GSDS, Bennett A, Lavie CJ, Grace SL. The Effects of Cardiac Rehabilitation on Mortality and Morbidity in Women: A META-ANALYSIS ATTEMPT. J Cardiopulm Rehabil Prev. 2019;39(1):39-42. doi:10.1097/HCR.0000000000000351.

Elbadawi A, Elgendy IY, Naqvi SY, et al. Temporal Trends and Outcomes of Hospitalizations With Prinzmetal Angina: Perspectives From a National Database. Am J Med. 2019;132(9):1053-1061.e1. doi:10.1016/j.amjmed.2019.04.005.

Elbadawi A, Naqvi SY, Elgendy IY, et al. Ethnic and Gender Disparities in the Uptake of Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement in the United States [published online ahead of print, 2019 Jun 25]. Cardiol Ther. 2019;8(2):151-155. doi:10.1007/s40119-019-0138-1.


Yoruk A, Boulos PK, Bisognano JD. The State of Hypertension in Sub-Saharan Africa: Review and Commentary. Am J Hypertens. 2018;31(4):387-388. doi:10.1093/ajh/hpx196.

Jawaid A, Naqvi SY, Wiener R. Atrial myxoma presenting as acute ischaemic stroke and chronic right lower leg claudication. BMJ Case Rep. 2018;11(1):e227427. Published 2018 Dec 13. doi:10.1136/bcr-2018-227427.

Naqvi SY, Jawaid A, Goldenberg I, Kutyifa V. Non-response to Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy. Curr Heart Fail Rep. 2018;15(5):315-321. doi:10.1007/s11897-018-0407-7.

Naqvi SY, Salama IG, Yoruk A, Chen L. Ambulatory Intra Aortic Balloon Pump in Advanced Heart Failure. Card Fail Rev. 2018;4(1):43-45. doi:10.15420/cfr.2018:22:1.

Seif E, Chen L, Goldman B. MD. Fulminant Myocarditis; a review of the current literature. US Cardiology Review (USC) issue 12.1, 2018.

Naqvi SY, Wittlin SD, Schwartz RG. Refining risk in diabetes and CAD with SPECT MPI: New insights and future challenges. J Nucl Cardiol. 2019;26(4):1103-1106. doi:10.1007/s12350-017-1177-4.

Chong-Yik R, Bennett AL, Milani RV, Morin DP. Cost-Saving Opportunities with Appropriate Utilization of Cardiac Telemetry. Am J Cardiol. 2018;122(9):1570-1573. doi:10.1016/j.amjcard.2018.07.016.

Kutyifa V, Naqvi SY, Brown M, et al. Comparison of Long-Term Survival Benefits With Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy in Patients With Mild Heart Failure With Versus Without Diabetes Mellitus (from the Multicenter Automatic Defibrillator Implantation Trial With Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy [MADIT-CRT]). Am J Cardiol. 2018;121(12):1567-1574. doi:10.1016/j.amjcard.2018.02.040.

Saha T, Naqvi SY, Goldberg S. Hybrid Revascularization: A Review. Cardiology. 2018;140(1):35-44. doi:10.1159/000488190.

Elbadawi A, Wright C, Patel D, et al. The impact of a multi-specialty team for high risk pulmonary embolism on resident and fellow education. Vasc Med. 2018;23(4):372-376. doi:10.1177/1358863X18767753.

Tafreshi S, Naqvi SY, Thomas S. Extra-adrenal pheochromocytoma presenting as inverse takotsubo-pattern cardiomyopathy treated with surgical resection. BMJ Case Rep. 2018;11(1):e226384. Published 2018 Dec 9. doi:10.1136/bcr-2018-226384.