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Journal Publications

Heart and Vascular Institute Publications 2010 - Present

We have included a selection of our staff physician journal publications from 2010 through March 2014. This is not a complete list. We have chosen journal articles based on the impact this journal has on the medical field as well as noted by our staff to be most utilized by their specialty.

American Heart Journal


Cavalcante JL, Marwick TH, Hachamovitch R, Popovic ZB, Aldweib N, Starling RC, Desai MY, Flamm SD, Kwon DH. Is there a role for diastolic function assessment in era of delayed enhancement cardiac magnetic resonance imaging?: A multimodality imaging study in patients with advanced ischemic cardiomyopathy. Am Heart J. 2014 Aug;168(2):220-228. [PM:25066562]

Vora AN, Chenier M, Schulte PJ, Goodman S, Peterson ED, Pieper K, Jolicoeur ME, Mahaffey KW, White H, Wang TY. Long-term outcomes associated with hospital acquired thrombocytopenia among patients with non-ST-segment elevation acute coronary syndrome. Am Heart J. 2014 Aug;168(2):189-196. [PM:25066558]

Ezekowitz MD, Cappato R, Klein AL, Camm AJ, Ma CS, Le Heuzey JY, Talajic M, Scanavacca MI, Vardas PE, Kirchhof P, Hohnloser SH, Hemmrich M, Lanius V, Meng IL, Wildgoose P, van Eickels M. Rationale and design of the eXplore the efficacy and safety of once-daily oral riVaroxaban for the prEvention of caRdiovascular events in patients with nonvalvular aTrial fibrillation scheduled for cardioversion trial: A comparison of oral rivaroxaban once daily with dose-adjusted vitamin K antagonists in patients with nonvalvular atrial fibrillation undergoing elective cardioversion. Am Heart J. 2014 May;167(5):646-652. [PM:24766973]

Whitlock R, Teoh K, Vincent J, Devereaux PJ, Lamy A, Paparella D, Zuo Y, Sessler DI, Shah P, Villar JC, Karthikeyan G, Urrutia G, Alvezum A, Zhang X, Abbasi SH, Zheng H, Quantz M, Yared JP, Yu H, Noiseux N, Yusuf S. Rationale and design of the Steroids in Cardiac Surgery trial. Am Heart J. 2014 May;167(5):660-665. [PM:24766975]


Aldweib N, Negishi K, Seicean S, Jaber WA, Hachamovitch R, Cerqueira M, Marwick TH. Appropriate test selection for single-photon emission computed tomography imaging: Association with clinical risk, posttest management, and outcomes. Am Heart J. 2013 Sep;166(3):581-588. [PM:24016510]

Hsich EM, Grau-Sepulveda MV, Hernandez AF, Eapen ZJ, Xian Y, Schwamm LH, Bhatt DL, Fonarow GC. Relationship between sex, ejection fraction, and B-type natriuretic peptide levels in patients hospitalized with heart failure and associations with inhospital outcomes: Findings from the Get With The Guideline-Heart Failure Registry. Am Heart J. 2013 Dec;166(6):1063-1071. [PM:24268222]

Kobayashi T, Popovic Z, Bhonsale A, Smedira NG, Tan C, Rodriguez ER, Thamilarasan M, Lytle BW, Lever HM, Desai MY. Association between septal strain rate and histopathology in symptomatic hypertrophic cardiomyopathy patients undergoing septal myectomy. Am Heart J. 2013 Sep;166(3):503-511. [PM:24016500]

Lincoff AM, Tardif JC, Neal B, Nicholls SJ, Ryden L, Schwartz GG, Malmberg K, Buse JB, Henry RR, Wedel H, Weichert A, Cannata R, Grobbee DE. Evaluation of the dual peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor alpha/gamma agonist aleglitazar to reduce cardiovascular events in patients with acute coronary syndrome and type 2 diabetes mellitus: Rationale and design of the AleCardio trial. Am Heart J. 2013 Sep;166(3):429-434. [PM:24016490]

Mampuya WM, Frid D, Rocco M, Huang J, Brennan DM, Hazen SL, Cho L. Treatment strategies in patients with statin intolerance: The Cleveland Clinic experience. Am Heart J. 2013 Sep;166(3):597-603. [PM:24016512]

Marso SP, Poulter NR, Nissen SE, Nauck MA, Zinman B, Daniels GH, Pocock S, Steinberg WM, Bergenstal RM, Mann JFE, Ravn LS, Frandsen KB, Moses AC, Buse JB. Design of the liraglutide effect and action in diabetes: Evaluation of cardiovascular outcome results (LEADER) trial. Am Heart J. 2013 Nov;166(5):823-830. [PM:24176437]


De S, Borowski AG, Wang H, Nye L, Xin B, Thomas JD, Tang WHW. Subclinical echocardiographic abnormalities in phenotype-negative carriers of myosin-binding protein C3 gene mutation for hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. Am Heart J. 2011 Aug;162(2):262-267. [PM:21835286]


Rader F, Van Wagoner DR, Gillinov AM, Blackstone EH. Preoperative angiotensin-blocking drug therapy is not associated with atrial fibrillation after cardiac surgery. Am Heart J. 2010 Aug;160(2):329-336.e1.

American Journal of Cardiology


Kataoka Y, Puri R, Hammadah M, Duggal B, Uno K, Kapadia SR, Tuzcu EM, Nissen SE, Nicholls SJ. Frequency-domain optical coherence tomographic analysis of plaque microstructures at nonculprit narrowings in patients receiving potent statin therapy. Am J Cardiol. 2014 Aug 15;114(4):549-554. [PM:24996554]

Reynard AK, Butler RS, McKee MG, Starling RC, Gorodeski EZ. Frequency of depression and anxiety before and after insertion of a continuous flow left ventricular assist device. Am J Cardiol. 2014 Aug 1;114(3):433-440. [PM:24931289]

Zdradzinski MJ, Qureshi AM, Stewart R, Pettersson G, Krasuski RA. Comparison of long-term postoperative sequelae in patients with tetralogy of fallot versus isolated pulmonic stenosis. Am J Cardiol. 2014 Jul 15;114(2):300-304. [PM:24878128]

Alraies MC, Kusunose K, Negishi K, Yarmohammadi H, Motoki H, AlJaroudi W, Popovic ZB, Klein AL. Relation between echocardiographically estimated and invasively measured filling pressures in constrictive pericarditis. Am J Cardiol. 2014 Jun 1;113(11):1911-1916. [PM:24837273]

Kobayashi T, Dhillon A, Popovic Z, Bhonsale A, Smedira NG, Thamilarasan M, Lytle BW, Lever HM, Desai MY. Differences in global and regional left ventricular myocardial mechanics in various morphologic subtypes of patients with obstructive hypertrophic cardiomyopathy referred for ventricular septal myotomy/myectomy. Am J Cardiol. 2014 Jun 1;113(11):1879-1885. [PM:24837268]

Oliveira GH, Mukerji S, Hernandez AV, Qattan MY, Banchs J, Durand JB, Iliescu C, Plana JC, Tang WHW. Incidence, predictors, and impact on survival of left ventricular systolic dysfunction and recovery in advanced cancer patients. Am J Cardiol. 2014 Jun 1;113(11):1893-1898. [PM:24837270]

Shao Z, Zhang R, Shrestha K, Borowski AG, Schuster A, Thakur A, Hazen SL, Tang WHW. Usefulness of elevated urine neopterin levels in assessing cardiac dysfunction and exercise ventilation inefficiency in patients with chronic systolic heart failure. Am J Cardiol. 2014 Jun 1;113(11):1839-1843. [PM:24837262]

Testani JM, Brisco MA, Han G, Laur O, Kula AJ, Cheng SJ, Tang WHW, Parikh CR. Influence of age-related versus non-age-related renal dysfunction on survival in patients with left ventricular dysfunction. Am J Cardiol. 2014 Jan 1;113(1):127-131. [PM:24216124]

Thavendiranathan P, Yingchoncharoen T, Grant A, Seicean S, Landers SH, Gorodeski EZ, Marwick TH. Prediction of 30-day heart failure-specific readmission risk by echocardiographic parameters. Am J Cardiol. 2014 Jan 15;113(2):335-341. [PM:24268036]


Aggarwal B, Raymond C, Jacob J, Kralovic D, Kormos K, Holloway D, Menon V. Transfer of patients with suspected acute aortic syndrome. Am J Cardiol. 2013 Aug 1;112(3):430-435. [PM:23668639]

Green P, Cohen DJ, Genereux P, McAndrew T, Arnold SV, Alu M, Beohar N, Rihal CS, Mack MJ, Kapadia S, Dvir D, Maurer MS, Williams MR, Kodali S, Leon MB, Kirtane AJ. Relation between six-minute walk test performance and outcomes after transcatheter aortic valve implantation (from the PARTNER Trial). Am J Cardiol. 2013 Sep 1;112(5):700-706. [PM:23725996]

Kusunose K, Kwon DH, Motoki H, Flamm SD, Marwick TH. Comparison of three-dimensional echocardiographic findings to those of magnetic resonance imaging for determination of left ventricular mass in patients with ischemic and non-ischemic cardiomyopathy. Am J Cardiol. 2013 Aug 15;112(4):604-611. [PM:23768466]

Motoki H, Borowski AG, Shrestha K, Troughton RW, Martin MG, Tang WHW, Klein AL. Impact of left ventricular diastolic function on left atrial mechanics in systolic heart failure. Am J Cardiol. 2013 Sep 15;112(6):821-826. [PM:23764244]

Novaro GM, Houghtaling PL, Gillinov AM, Blackstone EH, Asher CR. Prevalence of mitral valve prolapse and congenital bicuspid aortic valves in black and white patients undergoing cardiac valve operations. Am J Cardiol. 2013 Mar 15;111(6):898-901.

Verbrugge FH, Duchenne J, Bertrand PB, Dupont M, Tang WHW, Mullens W. Uptitration of renin-angiotensin system blocker and beta-blocker therapy in patients hospitalized for heart failure with reduced versus preserved left ventricular ejection fractions. Am J Cardiol. 2013 Dec 15;112(12):1913-1920. [PM:24286620]

Yarmohammadi H, Klosterman T, Grewal G, Alraies MC, Varr BC, Lindsay B, Zurick AO, III, Shrestha K, Tang WHW, Bhargava M, Klein AL. Efficacy of the CHADS2 scoring system to assess left atrial thrombogenic milieu risk before cardioversion of non-valvular atrial fibrillation. Am J Cardiol. 2013 Sep 1;112(5):678-683. [PM:23726178]


Gada H, Kapadia SR, Tuzcu EM, Svensson LG, Marwick TH. Markov model for selection of aortic valve replacement versus transcatheter aortic valve implantation (without replacement) in high-risk patients. Am J Cardiol. 2012 May 1;109(9):1326-1333.

Goel SS, Tuzcu EM, Agarwal S, Aksoy O, Krishnaswamy A, Griffin BP, Svensson LG, Kapadia SR. Comparison of ascending aortic size in patients with severe bicuspid aortic valve stenosis treated with versus without a statin drug. Am J Cardiol. 2011 Nov 15;108(10):1458-1462.

Jacob M, Smedira N, Blackstone E, Williams S, Cho L. Effect of timing of chronic preoperative aspirin discontinuation on morbidity and mortality in patients having combined coronary artery bypass grafting and valve surgery. Am J Cardiol. 2012 Mar 15;109(6):824-830.

Rassi AN, Blackstone E, Militello MA, Theodos G, Cavender MA, Sun Z, Ellis SG, Cho L. Safety of "bridging" with eptifibatide for patients with coronary stents before cardiac and non-cardiac surgery. Am J Cardiol. 2012 Aug 15;110(4):485-490.

Shafii AE, Gillinov AM, Mihaljevic T, Stewart W, Batizy LH, Blackstone EH. Changes in left ventricular morphology and function after mitral valve surgery. Am J Cardiol. 2012 Aug 1;110(3):403-408.


Kodali SK, O'Neill WW, Moses JW, Williams M, Smith CR, Tuzcu M, Svensson LG, Kapadia S, Hanzel G, Kirtane AJ, Leon MB. Early and late (one year) outcomes following transcatheter aortic valve implantation in patients with severe aortic stenosis (from the United States REVIVAL Trial). Am J Cardiol. 2011 Apr 1;107(7):1058-1064.


Matsumura Y, Gillinov AM, Toyono M, Oe H, Yamano T, Takasaki K, Saraiva RM, Shiota T. Echocardiographic predictors for persistent functional mitral regurgitation after aortic valve replacement in patients with aortic valve stenosis. Am J Cardiol. 2010 Sep 1;106(5):701-706.

Annals of Cardiothoracic Surgery


Roselli EE. Optimization of distal landing zone for TEVAR in chronic dissection. Ann Cardiothorac Surg. 2014 May;3(3):329-332. [PM:24967175]


Lytle BW. Bilateral internal thoracic artery grafting. Ann Cardiothorac Surg. 2013 Jul;2(4):485-492. [PM:23977627]

Navia JL, Olivares G, Ehasz P, Gillinov AM, Svensson LG, Brozzi N, Lytle B. Endoscopic radial artery harvesting procedure for coronary artery bypass grafting. Ann Cardiothorac Surg. 2013 Jul;2(4):557-564. [PM:23977636]

Roselli EE. We should replace the aortic arch and more in DeBakey type I dissection - A perspective from the Cleveland Clinic. Ann Cardiothorac Surg. 2013 Mar;2(2):216-221. [PM:23977586]

Roselli EE. Trade in the hammer for a power driver-perspectives on the frozen elephant trunk repair for aortic arch disease. Ann Cardiothorac Surg. 2013 Sep;2(5):633-639. [PM:24109573]

Annals of Internal Medicine


Nissen SE. Cardiovascular effects of diabetes drugs: emerging from the dark ages. Ann Intern Med. 2012 Nov 6;157(9):671-672. [PM:23128866]


Rosenberg S, Elashoff MR, Beineke P, Daniels SE, Wingrove JA, Tingley WG, Sager PT, Sehnert AJ, Yau M, Kraus WE, Newby LK, Schwartz RS, Voros S, Ellis SG, Tahirkheli N, Waksman R, McPherson J, Lansky A, Winn ME, Schork NJ, Topol EJ. Multicenter validation of the diagnostic accuracy of a blood-based gene expression test for assessing obstructive coronary artery disease in nondiabetic patients. Ann Intern Med. 2010 Oct 5;153(7):425-434. [PM:20921541]

Annals of Surgery


Mayer D, Aeschbacher S, Pfammatter T, Veith FJ, Norgren L, Magnuson A, Rancic Z, Lachat M, Larzon T. Complete replacement of open repair for ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysms by endovascular aneurysm repair: a two-center 14-year experience. Ann Surg. 2012 Nov;256(5):688-696. [PM:23095611]

Rice TW, Blackstone EH. Minimally invasive versus open esophagectomy for cancer: More questions than answers. Ann Surg. 2012 Feb;255(2):204-205.


Mayer D, Hasse B, Koelliker J, Enzler M, Veith FJ, Rancic Z, Lachat M. Long-term results of vascular graft and artery preserving treatment with negative pressure wound therapy in szilagyi grade III infections justify a paradigm shift. Ann Surg. 2011 Nov;254(5):754-760. [PM:21997817]


Rancic Z, Mayer D, Pfammatter T, Frauenfelder T, Falk V, Ueda H, Lachat M, Veith FJ. A new sutureless telescoping anastomotic technique for major aortic branch revascularization with minimal dissection and ischemia. Ann Surg. 2010 Nov;252(5):884-889. [PM:21037446]

Rizk NP, Ishwaran H, Rice TW, Chen LQ, Schipper PH, Kesler KA, Law S, Lerut TEMR, Reed CE, Salo JA, Scott WJ, Hofstetter WL, Watson TJ, Allen MS, Rusch VW, Blackstone EH. Optimum lymphadenectomy for esophageal cancer. Ann Surg. 2010 Jan;251(1):46-50.

Annals of Thoracic Surgery


Greason KL, Mathew V, Suri RM, Holmes DR, Rihal CS, McAndrew T, Xu K, Mack M, Webb JG, Pichard A, Williams M, Leon MB, Svensson L, Thourani V, Smith CR. Transcatheter versus surgical aortic valve replacement in patients with prior coronary artery bypass graft operation: A PARTNER trial subgroup analysis. Ann Thorac Surg. 2014 Jul;98(1):1-8. [PM:24881859]

Moazami N, Steffen RJ, Naka Y, Jorde U, Bailey S, Murali S, Camacho MT, Zucker M, Marascalco PJ, Rao V, Feldman D. Lessons learned from the first fully magnetically levitated centrifugal LVAD trial in the United States: The DuraHeart trial. Ann Thorac Surg. 2014 Aug;98(2):541-547. [PM:24928670]

Roselli EE, Idrees J, Reside J, Shafii S. Use of covered stent devices for false lumen embolization in chronic dissection: a novel approach. Ann Thorac Surg. 2014 Aug;98(2):737-739. [PM:25087811]

Svensson LG, Al Kindi AH, Vivacqua A, Pettersson GB, Gillinov AM, Mihaljevic T, Roselli EE, Sabik JF, III, Griffin B, Hammer DF, Rodriguez L, Williams SJ, Blackstone EH, Lytle BW. Long-term durability of bicuspid aortic valve repair. Ann Thorac Surg. 2014 May;97(5):1539-1548. [PM:24680032]

Blackstone E, Horvath K, Moskowitz A. Reply [Implicating transfusions in infections after cardiac operations]. Ann Thorac Surg. 2014 May;97(5):1852-1853. [PM:24792288]

Cheng R, Hachamovitch R, Kittleson M, Patel J, Arabia F, Moriguchi J, Esmailian F, Azarbal B. Complications of extracorporeal membrane oxygenation for treatment of cardiogenic shock and cardiac arrest: a meta-analysis of 1,866 adult patients. Ann Thorac Surg. 2014 Feb;97(2):610-616. [PM:24210621]

Desai MY, Wu W, Masri A, Popovic ZB, Agarwal S, Smedira NG, Lytle BW, Griffin BP. Increased aorto-mitral curtain thickness independently predicts mortality in patients with radiation-associated cardiac disease undergoing cardiac surgery. Ann Thorac Surg. 2014 Apr;97(4):1348-1355. [PM:24565403]

Kalavrouziotis D, Tong MZ, Starling RC, Massiello A, Soltesz E, Smedira NG, Fryc R, Heatley G, Farrar DJ, Moazami N. Percutaneous lead dysfunction in the HeartMate II left ventricular assist device. Ann Thorac Surg. 2014 Apr;97(4):1373-1378. [PM:24492061]

Raza S, Sabik JF, III, Ellis SG, Houghtaling PL, Rodgers KC, Stockins A, Lytle BW, Blackstone EH. Survival prediction models for coronary intervention: strategic decision support. Ann Thorac Surg. 2014 Feb;97(2):522-528. [PM:24021771]

Suri RM, Thourani VH, Englum BR, Rankin JS, Badhwar V, Svensson LG, Ailawadi G, Mack MJ, He M, Brennan JM, Schaff HV, Gammie JS. The expanding role of mitral valve repair in triple valve operations: contemporary north american outcomes in 8,021 patients. Ann Thorac Surg. 2014 May;97(5):1513-1519. [PM:24680034]

Keshavamurthy S, Krishnamurthi V, Navia JL. Surgical treatment of retroperitoneal tumors with cavoatrial extension. Ann Thorac Surg. 2014 Feb;97(2):738-739. [PM:24484836]

Mason DP. Invited commentary. Ann Thorac Surg. 2014 Feb;97(2):400-401. [PM:24484784]

Roselli EE, Abdel-Halim M, Johnston DR, Soltesz EG, Greenberg RK, Svensson LG, Sabik JF, III. Open aortic repair after prior thoracic endovascular aortic repair. Ann Thorac Surg. 2014 Mar;97(3):750-756. [PM:24411576]


Dewey TM, Bowers B, Thourani VH, Babaliaros V, Smith CR, Leon MB, Svensson LG, Tuzcu EM, Miller DC, Teirstein PS, Tyner J, Brown DL, Fontana GP, Makkar RR, Williams MR, George I, Kirtane AJ, Bavaria JE, Mack MJ. Transapical aortic valve replacement for severe aortic stenosis: Results from the nonrandomized continued access cohort of the PARTNER Trial. Ann Thorac Surg. 2013 Dec;96(6):2083-2089. [PM:23968764]

Hernandez AV, Kaw R, Pasupuleti V, Bina P, Ioannidis JPA, Bueno H, Boersma E, Gillinov M. Association between obesity and postoperative atrial fibrillation in patients undergoing cardiac operations: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Ann Thorac Surg. 2013 Sep;96(3):1104-1116. [PM:23932258]

Horvath KA, Acker MA, Chang H, Bagiella E, Smith PK, Iribarne A, Kron IL, Lackner P, Argenziano M, Ascheim DD, Gelijns AC, Michler RE, Van Patten D, Puskas JD, O'Sullivan K, Kliniewski D, Jeffries NO, O'Gara PT, Moskowitz AJ, Blackstone EH. Blood transfusion and infection after cardiac surgery. Ann Thorac Surg. 2013 Jun;95(6):2194-2201.

Koch CG, Figueroa PI, Li L, Sabik JF, III, Mihaljevic T, Blackstone EH. Red blood cell storage: how long is too long? Ann Thorac Surg. 2013 Nov;96(5):1894-1899. [PM:24090578]

Murthy SC, Mason DP, Raja S, Raymond DP, Rice TW. Malignant pleural effusion: One size does not fit all. Ann Thorac Surg. 2013 Oct;96(4):1525-1526. [PM:24088482]

Ootaki C, Yamashita M, Ootaki Y, Saeed D, Horai T, Fumoto H, Massiello AL, Emancipator SN, Golding LAR, Fukamachi K. Periarteritis in lung from a continuous-flow right ventricular assist device: role of the local Renin-Angiotensin system. Ann Thorac Surg. 2013 Jul;96(1):148-154. [PM:23731607]

Poynter JA, Eghtesady P, McCrindle BW, Walters HL, III, Kirshbom PM, Blackstone EH, Husain SA, Overman DM, Austin EH, Karamlou T, Lodge AJ, St Louis JD, Gruber PJ, Ziemer G, Davies RR, Jacobs JP, Brown JW, Williams WG, Tchervenkov CI, Jacobs ML, Caldarone CA. Association of pulmonary conduit type and size with durability in infants and young children. Ann Thorac Surg. 2013 Nov;96(5):1695-1702. [PM:23972424]

Rice TW, Blackstone EH. Lymph node ratio: a confounded quotient. Ann Thorac Surg. 2013 Aug;96(2):744. [PM:23910136]

Svensson LG, Rushing GD, Valenzuela ES, Rafael AE, Batizy LH, Blackstone EH, Roselli EE, Gillinov AM, Sabik JF, III, Lytle BW. Modifications, classification, and outcomes of elephant-trunk procedures. Ann Thorac Surg. 2013 Aug;96(2):548-558. [PM:23810176]

Titus JM, Mason DP, Raymond DP, Rice TW, Murthy SC. Esophagopulmonary fistula and left lung abscess after transoral incisionless fundoplication. Ann Thorac Surg. 2013 Aug;96(2):689-691. [PM:23910114]

Titus JM, Mason DP, Raymond DP, Rice TW, Murthy SC. Esophagopulmonary fistula and left lung abscess after transoral incisionless fundoplication. Ann Thorac Surg. 2013 Aug;96(2):689-691. [PM:23910114]

Lindsay AJ, Xu M, Sessler DI, Blackstone EH, Bashour CA. Lactate clearance time and concentration linked to morbidity and death in cardiac surgical patients. Ann Thorac Surg. 2013 Feb;95(2):486-492.

Mihaljevic T, Gillinov MA, Bonatti J. Invited commentary [Left atrial dissection: Etiology and treatment]. Ann Thorac Surg. 2013 May;95(5):1562.

Mihaljevic T, Pattakos G, Gillinov AM, Bajwa G, Planinc M, Williams SJ, Blackstone EH. Robotic posterior mitral leaflet repair: Neochordal versus resectional techniques. Ann Thorac Surg. 2013 Mar;95(3):787-794.

Moazami N, Milano CA, John R, Sun B, Adamson RM, Pagani FD, Smedira N, Slaughter MS, Farrar DJ, Frazier OH. Pump replacement for left ventricular assist device failure can be done safely and is associated with low mortality. Ann Thorac Surg. 2013 Feb;95(2):500-505.

Nagpal AD, Brozzi N, Samara M, Lee S, Soltesz EG. Incidental pulmonary embolus in transit during left ventricular assist device implant. Ann Thorac Surg. 2013 Mar;95(3):1100.

Nagpal AD, Chamogeorgakis T, Shafii AE, Hanna M, Miller CM, Fung J, Gonzalez-Stawinski GV. Combined heart and liver transplantation: The Cleveland Clinic experience. Ann Thorac Surg. 2013 Jan;95(1):179-182.

Stewart RD, Pasquali SK, Jacobs JP, Benjamin DK, Jaggers J, Cheng J, Mavroudis C, Jacobs ML. Reply [Unreliable associations between type of Fontan and early outcome?]. Ann Thorac Surg. 2013 Feb;95(2):775.

Svensson LG, Blackstone EH, Alsalihi M, Batizy LH, Roselli EE, McCullough R, Vivacqua A, Moran RT, Gillinov AM, Thamilarasan M, Griffin B, Hammer DF, Stewart WJ, Sabik JF, III, Lytle BW. Midterm results of David reimplantation in patients with connective tissue disorder. Ann Thorac Surg. 2013 Feb;95(2):555-562.

Trezzi M, Blackstone EH, Sun Z, Li L, Sabik JF, III, Lytle BW, Gordon SM, Koch CG. Statin therapy is associated with fewer infections after cardiac operations. Ann Thorac Surg. 2013 Mar;95(3):892-900.


Ahmad U, Wang Z, Bryant AS, Kim AW, Kukreja J, Mason DP, Bermudez CA, Detterbeck FC, Boffa DJ. Outcomes for lung transplantation for lung cancer in the United Network for Organ Sharing Registry. Ann Thorac Surg. 2012 Sep;94(3):935-940.

Blackstone EH. The right thing to do with the wrong thing. Ann Thorac Surg. 2012 Apr;93(4):1025-1026.

Caceres M, Braud R, Roselli EE. The axillary/subclavian artery access route for transcatheter aortic valve replacement: a systematic review of the literature. Ann Thorac Surg. 2012 Mar;93(3):1013-1018.

Jacobs JP, Shahian DM, Edwards FH, O'Brien SM, Blackstone EH, Puskas JD, Schaffer J, Grover FL, Mayer JE, Jr. Reply [Fundamental flaw in a fundamental measure: Inaccuracies in death data reporting]. Ann Thorac Surg. 2012 Aug;94(2):693-694.

Koch CG. Invited commentary [Limited blood transfusion does not impact survival in octogenarians undergoing cardiac operations]. Ann Thorac Surg. 2012 Dec;94(6):2045.

Lima B, Roselli EE, Soltesz EG, Johnston DR, Pujara AC, Idrees J, Svensson LG. Modified and "reverse" frozen elephant trunk repairs for extensive disease and complications after stent grafting. Ann Thorac Surg. 2012 Jan;93(1):103-109.

Manne MB, Shrestha NK, Lytle BW, Nowicki ER, Blackstone E, Gordon SM, Pettersson G, Fraser TG. Outcomes after surgical treatment of native and prosthetic valve infective endocarditis. Ann Thorac Surg. 2012 Feb;93(2):489-493.

Mason DP, Brown CR, Murthy SC, Vakil N, Lyon C, Budev MM, Pettersson GB. Growing single-center experience with lung transplantation using donation after cardiac death. Ann Thorac Surg. 2012 Aug;94(2):406-412.

Mihaljevic T, Gillinov M. Invited commentary [Impact of timing and surgical approach on outcomes after mitral valve regurgitation operations]. Ann Thorac Surg. 2012 May;93(5):1468.

Navia JL, Brozzi NA, Klein AL, Ling LF, Kittayarak C, Nowicki ER, Batizy LH, Zhong J, Blackstone EH. Moderate tricuspid regurgitation with left-sided degenerative heart valve disease: To repair or not to repair? Ann Thorac Surg. 2012 Jan;93(1):59-69.

Roselli EE, Qureshi A, Idrees J, Lima B, Greenberg RK, Svensson LG, Pettersson G. Open, hybrid, and endovascular treatment for aortic coarctation and postrepair aneurysm in adolescents and adults. Ann Thorac Surg. 2012 Sep;94(3):751-758.

Roselli EE. Invited commentary [Transcutaneous aortic valve implantation using the left carotid access: feasibility and early clinical outcomes]. Ann Thorac Surg. 2012 May;93(5):1494-1495.

Shafii AE, McCurry KR. Subclavian insertion of the bicaval dual lumen cannula for venovenous extracorporeal membrane oxygenation. Ann Thorac Surg. 2012 Aug;94(2):663-665.

Shafii AE, Vivacqua A, Albacker TB, Sheih C, Svensson LG. Total arch replacement after a failed repair for Takayasu's ascending aortitis. Ann Thorac Surg. 2012 Jan;93(1):300-302.

Stewart RD, Pasquali SK, Jacobs JP, Benjamin DK, Jaggers J, Cheng J, Mavroudis C, Jacobs ML. Contemporary Fontan operation: Association between early outcome and type of cavopulmonary connection. Ann Thorac Surg. 2012 Apr;93(4):1254-1261.

Tong BC, Huber JC, Ascheim DD, Puskas JD, Ferguson TB, Jr, Blackstone EH, Smith PK. Weighting composite endpoints in clinical trials: Essential evidence for the heart team. Ann Thorac Surg. 2012 Dec;94(6):1908-1913.


Alfirevic A, Xu M, Johnston D, Figueroa P, Koch CG. Transfusion increases the risk for vasoplegia after cardiac operations. Ann Thorac Surg. 2011 Sep;92(3):812-819.

Arakawa Y, Shiose A, Takaseya T, Fumoto H, Kim HI, Boyle EM, Gillinov AM, Fukamachi K. Superior chest drainage with an active tube clearance system: Evaluation of a downsized chest tube. Ann Thorac Surg. 2011 Feb;91(2):580-583.

Dubecz A, Watson TJ, Raymond DP, Jones CE, Matousek A, Allen J, Salvador R, Polomsky M, Peters JH. Esophageal stenting for malignant and benign disease: 133 cases on a thoracic surgical service. Ann Thorac Surg. 2011 Dec;92(6):2028-2033.

Hampole CV, Philip F, Shafii A, Pettersson G, Anesi GL, Patel JB, Menon V. Spontaneous coronary artery dissection in Ehlers-Danlos syndrome. Ann Thorac Surg. 2011 Nov;92(5):1883-1884.

John R, Naka Y, Smedira NG, Starling R, Jorde U, Eckman P, Farrar DJ, Pagani FD. Continuous flow left ventricular assist device outcomes in commercial use compared with the prior clinical trial. Ann Thorac Surg. 2011 Oct;92(4):1406-1413.

Lima B, Nowicki ER, Miller CM, Hashimoto K, Smedira NG, Gonzalez-Stawinski GV. Outcomes of simultaneous liver transplantation and elective cardiac surgical procedures. Ann Thorac Surg. 2011 Nov;92(5):1580-1584

Mangi AA, Mason DP, Nowicki ER, Batizy LH, Murthy SC, Pidwell DJ, Avery RK, McCurry KR, Pettersson GB, Blackstone EH. Predictors of acute rejection after lung transplantation. Ann Thorac Surg. 2011 Jun;91(6):1754-1762.

Mihaljevic T. Invited commentary [Baseline left ventricular volume and shape as determinants of reverse remodeling induced by surgical ventricular reconstruction]. Ann Thorac Surg. 2011 Nov;92(5):1571-1572.

Mumtaz MA, Lorber RE, Arruda J, Pettersson GB, Mavroudis C. Surgery for anomalous aortic origin of the coronary artery. Ann Thorac Surg. 2011 Mar;91(3):811-815.

Raja S, Rice TW, Mason DP, Rodriguez C, Tan C, Rodriguez ER, Manno E, Videtic GM, Murthy SC. Fatal cerebral air embolus complicating multimodality treatment of esophageal cancer. Ann Thorac Surg. 2011 Nov;92(5):1901-1903.

Roselli EE, Sepulveda E, Pujara AC, Idrees J, Nowicki E. Distal landing zone open fenestration facilitates endovascular elephant trunk completion and false lumen thrombosis. Ann Thorac Surg. 2011 Dec;92(6):2078-2084.

Smedira N. Invited commentary [Prognosis of patients on extracorporeal membrane oxygenation: The impact of acute kidney injury on mortality]. Ann Thorac Surg. 2011 Jan;91(1):143.

Vivacqua A, Albacker TB, Roselli EE. Hybrid thoracoabdominal aneurysm repair with antegrade visceral debranching from the ascending aorta: Concomitant cardiac surgery and stent-grafting. Ann Thorac Surg. 2011 Dec;92(6):2275-2277.

Vivacqua A, Koch CG, Yousuf AM, Nowicki ER, Houghtaling PL, Blackstone EH, Sabik JF, III. Morbidity of bleeding after cardiac surgery: Is it blood transfusion, reoperation for bleeding, or both? Ann Thorac Surg. 2011 Jun;91(6):1780-1790.


Anderson M, Smedira N, Samuels L, Madani M, Naka Y, Acker M, Hout M, Benali K. Use of the AB5000 ventricular assist device in cardiogenic shock after acute myocardial infarction. Ann Thorac Surg. 2010 Sep;90(3):706-712.

Bhama JK, Rayappa S, Zaldonis D, Adusumilli PS, Bansal A, Genovese EA, Teuteberg JJ, Toyoda Y, Siegenthaler MP, Bermudez CA, McCurry KR, Kormos RL. Impact of abdominal complications on outcome after mechanical circulatory support. Ann Thorac Surg. 2010 Feb;89(2):522-528.

Dewey TM, Brown DL, Herbert MA, Culica D, Smith CR, Leon MB, Svensson LG, Tuzcu M, Webb JG, Cribier A, Mack MJ. Effect of concomitant coronary artery disease on procedural and late outcomes of transcatheter aortic valve implantation. Ann Thorac Surg. 2010 Mar;89(3):758-767.

Diaz-Gomez JL, Nutter B, Xu M, Sessler DI, Koch CG, Sabik J, Bashour CA. The effect of postoperative gastrointestinal complications in patients undergoing coronary artery bypass surgery. Ann Thorac Surg. 2010 Jul;90(1):109-115.

Gaur P, Hofstetter WL, Bekele BN, Correa AM, Mehran RJ, Rice DC, Roth JA, Vaporciyan AA, Rice TW, Swisher SG. Comparison between established and the Worldwide Esophageal Cancer Collaboration staging systems. Ann Thorac Surg. 2010 Jun;89(6):1797-1804.e3.

Gillinov AM, Mihaljevic T, Blackstone EH, George K, Svensson LG, Nowicki ER, Sabik JF, III, Houghtaling PL, Griffin B. Should patients with severe degenerative mitral regurgitation delay surgery until symptoms develop? Ann Thorac Surg. 2010 Aug;90(2):481-488.

Gillinov AM, Mihaljevic T. Invited commentary [Ten-year results of folding plasty in mitral valve repair]. Ann Thorac Surg. 2010 Feb;89(2):488-489.M

Gillinov AM, Mihaljevic T. Invited commentary [The five-box thoracoscopic maze procedure]. Ann Thorac Surg. 2010 Sep;90(3):989-990.

Jin R, Furnary AP, Fine SC, Blackstone EH, Grunkemeier GL. Using Society of Thoracic Surgeons risk models for risk-adjusting cardiac surgery results. Ann Thorac Surg. 2010 Mar;89(3):677-682.

Johnston DR, Gillinov AM, Blackstone EH, Griffin B, Stewart W, Sabik JF, III, Mihaljevic T, Svensson LG, Houghtaling PL, Lytle BW. Surgical repair of posterior mitral valve prolapse: Implications for guidelines and percutaneous repair. Ann Thorac Surg. 2010 May;89(5):1385-1394.

Kim MP, Correa AM, Lee J, Rice DC, Roth JA, Mehran RJ, Walsh GL, Ajani JA, Maru DM, Chang JY, Marom EM, MacApinlac HA, Lee JH, Vaporciyan AA, Rice T, Swisher SG, Hofstetter WL. Pathologic T0N1 esophageal cancer after neoadjuvant therapy and surgery: An orphan status. Ann Thorac Surg. 2010 Sep;90(3):884-890.

Mihaljevic T. Invited commentary [Third-time aortic valve replacement: Patient characteristics and operative outcome]. Ann Thorac Surg. 2010 Feb;89(2):484.

Murthy SC, Reznik SI, Ogwudu UC, Farver CF, Arrossi A, Batizy LH, Nowicki ER, Mekhail TM, Mason DP, Rice TW, Blackstone EH. Winning the battle, losing the war: The noncurative "curative" resection for stage I adenocarcinoma of the lung. Ann Thorac Surg. 2010 Oct;90(4):1067-1074.

Reyes KG, Mason DP, Thuita L, Nowicki ER, Murthy SC, Pettersson GB, Blackstone EH. Guidelines for donor lung selection: Time for revision? Ann Thorac Surg. 2010 Jun;89(6):1756-1764; discussion 1764-1765.

Roselli EE, Soltesz EG, Mastracci T, Svensson LG, Lytle BW. Antegrade delivery of stent grafts to treat complex thoracic aortic disease. Ann Thorac Surg. 2010 Aug;90(2):539-546.

Smedira N. Invited commentary [Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation in primary graft failure after heart transplantation]. Ann Thorac Surg. 2010 Nov;90(5):1546-1547.

Svensson LG, Cooper M, Batizy LH, Nowicki ER. Simplified David reimplantation with reduction of anular size and creation of artificial sinuses. Ann Thorac Surg. 2010 May;89(5):1443-1447.

Svensson LG. Invited commentary [Experimental two-stage simulated repair of extensive thoracoabdominal aneurysms reduces paraplegia risk]. Ann Thorac Surg. 2010 Sep;90(3):729-730.

Annals Vascular Surgery


Venkatachalam S, Bunte M, Monteleone P, Lincoff A, Maier M, Shishehbor MH. Combined antegrade-retrograde intervention to improve chronic total occlusion recanalization in high-risk critical limb ischemia. Ann Vasc Surg. 2014 Aug;28(6):1439-1448. [PM:24524958]

Chaykovska L, Blohme L, Mayer D, Gloekler S, Rancic Z, Schmidt CA, Tunesi R, Veith F, Lachat M, Bettex D. Paraincisional subcutaneous infusion of ropivacaine after open abdominal vascular surgery shows significant advantages. Ann Vasc Surg. 2014 May;28(4):837-844. [PM:24456863]

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Guzman ED, Eagleton MJ. Aortic dissection in the presence of an aberrant right subclavian artery. Ann Vasc Surg. 2012 Aug;26(6):860-868. [PM:22794341]

Marine L, Sarac TP. Hybrid stent-graft repair of an iatrogenic complex proximal right common carotid artery injury. Ann Vasc Surg. 2012 May;26(4):574-577. [PM:22445243]

Zahradnik V, Kashyap VS. Alternative management of iliac vein injury during anterior lumbar spine exposure. Ann Vasc Surg. 2012 Feb;26(2):277-278. [PM:22079459]


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Hertzer NR. Reprise of article: The CREST results: Another piece to an unfinished puzzle. Ann Vasc Surg. 2011 Oct;25(7):1004. [PM:21820857]

Hertzer NR. The CREST results: Another piece to an unfinished puzzle. Ann Vasc Surg. 2011 Feb;25(2):152-158. [PM:21315230]

Sarac TP, Bannazadeh M, Rowan AF, Bena J, Srivastava S, Eagleton M, Lyden S, Clair DG, Kashyap V. Comparative predictors of mortality for endovascular and open repair of ruptured infrarenal abdominal aortic aneurysms. Ann Vasc Surg. 2011 May;25(4):461-468. [PM:21549913]

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Gargiulo NJ, III, O'Connor DJ, Veith FJ, Lipsitz EC, Vemulapalli P, Gibbs K, Suggs WD. Long-term outcome of inferior vena cava filter placement in patients undergoing gastric bypass. Ann Vasc Surg. 2010 Oct;24(7):946-949. [PM:20831995]

Srivastava SD, Eagleton MJ, O'Hara P, Kashyap VS, Sarac T, Clair D. Surgical repair of carotid artery aneurysms: a 10-year, single-center experience. Ann Vasc Surg. 2010 Jan;24(1):100-105. [PM:20122464]

Archives of Internal Medicine


Agarwal S, Hachamovitch R, Menon V. Current trial-associated outcomes with warfarin in prevention of stroke in patients with nonvalvular atrial fibrillation: A meta-analysis. Arch Intern Med. 2012 Apr 23;172(8):623-631. [PM:22450212]

Harb SC, Cook T, Jaber WA, Marwick TH. Exercise testing in asymptomatic patients after revascularization: are outcomes altered? Arch Intern Med. 2012 Jun 11;172(11):854-861. [PM:22905351]

Pattakos G, Koch CG, Brizzio ME, Batizy LH, Sabik JF, Blackstone EH, Lauer MS. Outcome of patients who refuse transfusion after cardiac surgery: A natural experiment with severe blood conservation. Arch Intern Med. 2012 Aug 13;172(15):1154-1160.


Becker MC, Galla JM, Nissen SE. Left main trunk coronary artery dissection as a consequence of inaccurate coronary computed tomographic angiography. Arch Intern Med. 2011 Apr 11;171(7):698-701. [PM:21149745]

Halley CM, Houghtaling PL, Khalil MK, Thomas JD, Jaber WA. Mortality rate in patients with diastolic dysfunction and normal systolic function. Arch Intern Med. 2011 Jun 27;171(12):1082-1087. [PM:21709107]

Nissen SE. In reply [Consequence of overuse of invasive coronary angiography]. Arch Intern Med. 2011 Apr 11;171(7):709-710

Nissen SE. In reply [The proactive management of "relationship with industry" by ACC/AHA in the creation of our cardiovascular clinical practice guidelines]. Arch Intern Med. 2011 Sep 26;171(17):1600

Nissen SE, Wolski K. In reply [Analytical issues regarding rosiglitazone meta-analysis]. Arch Intern Med. 2011 Jan 24;171(2):180

Nissen SE. Can we trust cardiovascular practice guidelines?: comment on "conflicts of interest in cardiovascular clinical practice guidelines". Arch Intern Med. 2011 Mar 28;171(6):584-585. [PM:21444850]

Zuckerman DM, Brown P, Nissen SE. Medical device recalls and the FDA approval process. Arch Intern Med. 2011 Jun 13;171(11):1006-1011. [PM:21321283]

Zuckerman DM, Brown P, Nissen SE. In reply [More on device recalls]. Arch Intern Med. 2011 Nov 28;171(21):1963-1964

Zuckerman DM, Brown P, Nissen SE. In reply [FDA recalls not as alarming as they seem]. Arch Intern Med. 2011 Jun 13;171(11):1045-1046


Bayturan O, Tuzcu EM, Lavoie A, Hu T, Wolski K, Schoenhagen P, Kapadia S, Nissen SE, Nicholls SJ. The metabolic syndrome, its component risk factors, and progression of coronary atherosclerosis. Arch Intern Med. 2010 Mar 8;170(5):478-484. [PM:20212186]

Nissen SE, Wolski K. Rosiglitazone revisited: An updated meta-analysis of risk for myocardial infarction and cardiovascular mortality. Arch Intern Med. 2010 Jul 26;170(14):1191-1201. [PM:20656674]

Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology


Boerckel JD, Chandrasekharan UM, Waitkus MS, Tillmaand EG, Bartlett R, DiCorleto PE. Mitogen-activated protein kinase phosphatase-1 promotes neovascularization and angiogenic gene expression. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2014 May;34(5):1020-1031. [PM:24578378]

Hartiala J, Bennett BJ, Tang WH, Wang Z, Stewart AFR, Roberts R, McPherson R, Lusis AJ, Hazen SL, Allayee H. Comparative genome-wide association studies in mice and humans for trimethylamine N-Oxide, a proatherogenic metabolite of choline and L-carnitine. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2014 Jun;34(6):1307-1313. [PM:24675659]

Hewing B, Parathath S, Barrett T, Chung WKK, Astudillo YM, Hamada T, Ramkhelawon B, Tallant TC, Yusufishaq MSS, DiDonato JA, Huang Y, Buffa J, Berisha SZ, Smith JD, Hazen SL, Fisher EA. Effects of native and myeloperoxidase-modified apolipoprotein a-I on reverse cholesterol transport and atherosclerosis in mice. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2014 Apr;34(4):779-789. [PM:24407029]


Kasumov T, Willard B, Li L, Li M, Conger H, Buffa JA, Previs S, McCullough A, Hazen SL, Smith JD. 2H2O-based high-density lipoprotein turnover method for the assessment of dynamic high-density lipoprotein function in mice. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2013 Aug;33(8):1994-2003. [PM:23766259]

Li XM, Tang WH, Mosior MK, Huang Y, Wu Y, Matter W, Gao V, Schmitt D, DiDonato JA, Fisher EA, Smith JD, Hazen SL. Paradoxical association of enhanced cholesterol efflux with increased incident cardiovascular risks. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2013 Jul;33(7):1696-1705. [PM:23520163]

Wang S, Gulshan K, Brubaker G, Hazen SL, Smith JD. ABCA1 mediates unfolding of apolipoprotein ai n terminus on the cell surface before lipidation and release of nascent high-density lipoprotein. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2013 Jun;33(6):1197-1205. [PM:23559627]


Fisher EA, Feig JE, Hewing B, Hazen SL, Smith JD. High-density lipoprotein function, dysfunction, and reverse cholesterol transport. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2012 Dec;32(12):2813-2820. [PM:23152494]

Holleboom AG, Daniil G, Fu X, Zhang R, Hovingh GK, Schimmel AW, Kastelein JJP, Stroes ESG, Witztum JL, Hutten BA, Tsimikas S, Hazen SL, Chroni A, Kuivenhoven JA. Lipid oxidation in carriers of lecithin:cholesterol acyltransferase gene mutations. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2012 Dec;32(12):3066-3075. [PM:23023370]

Tang WHW, Wu Y, Hartiala J, Fan Y, Stewart AFR, Roberts R, McPherson R, Fox PL, Allayee H, Hazen SL. Clinical and genetic association of serum ceruloplasmin with cardiovascular risk. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2012 Feb;32(2):516-522. [PM:22075249]

Tang WHW, Hartiala J, Fan Y, Wu Y, Stewart AFR, Erdmann J, Kathiresan S, Roberts R, McPherson R, Allayee H, Hazen SL. Clinical and genetic association of serum paraoxonase and arylesterase activities with cardiovascular risk. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2012 Nov;32(11):2803-2812. [PM:22982463]


Chandrasekharan UM, Waitkus M, Kinney CM, Walters-Stewart A, DiCorleto PE. Synergistic induction of mitogen-activated protein kinase phosphatase-1 by thrombin and epidermal growth factor requires vascular endothelial growth factor receptor-2. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2010 Oct;30(10):1983-1989. [PM:20671228]

Hazen S. HDL structure, function, therapeutics, and imaging. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2010 Feb;30(2):138. [PM:20089949]

Tang WHW, Wu Y, Nicholls SJ, Brennan DM, Pepoy M, Mann S, Pratt A, Van Lente F, Hazen SL. Subclinical myocardial necrosis and cardiovascular risk in stable patients undergoing elective cardiac evaluation. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2010 Mar;30(3):634-640. [PM:20032289]

BMJ Open


Garg AX, Vincent J, Cuerden M, Parikh C, Devereaux PJ, Teoh K, Yusuf S, Hildebrand A, Lamy A, Zuo Y, Sessler DI, Shah P, Abbasi SH, Quantz M, Yared JP, Noiseux N, Tagarakis G, Rochon A, Pogue J, Walsh M, Chan MTV, Lamontagne F, Salehiomran A, Whitlock R. Steroids In caRdiac Surgery (SIRS) trial: acute kidney injury substudy protocol of an international randomised controlled trial. BMJ Open. 2014;4(3):e004842. [PM:24598306]


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Aljaroudi WA, Desai MY, Alraies MC, Thamilarasan M, Menon V, Rodriguez LL, Smedira N, Grimm RA, Lever HM, Jaber WA. Relationship between baseline resting diastolic function and exercise capacity in patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy undergoing treadmill stress echocardiography: A cohort study. BMJ Open. 2012;2(6).

Sheth T, Butler C, Chow B, Chan MTV, Mitha A, Nagele P, Tandon V, Stewart L, Graham M, Choi GYS, Kisten T, Woodard PK, Crean A, Abdul Aziz YF, Karthikeyan G, Chow CK, Szczeklik W, Markobrada M, Mastracci T, Devereaux PJ. The coronary CT angiography vision protocol: a prospective observational imaging cohort study in patients undergoing non-cardiac surgery. BMJ Open. 2012;2(4):001474. [PM:22855630]

Cardiovascular Research


Rozmaritsa N, Christ T, Van Wagoner DR, Haase H, Stasch JP, Matschke K, Ravens U. Attenuated response of L-type calcium current to nitric oxide in atrial fibrillation. Cardiovasc Res. 2014 Mar 1;101(3):533-542. [PM:24336332]

Teng B, Smith JD, Rosenfeld ME, Robinet P, Davis ME, Morrison RR, Mustafa SJ. A1 adenosine receptor deficiency or inhibition reduces atherosclerotic lesions in apolipoprotein E deficient mice. Cardiovasc Res. 2014 Apr 1;102(1):157-165. [PM:24525840]


Thiagarajan PS, Yakubenko VP, Elsori DH, Yadav SP, Willard B, Tan CD, Rodriguez ER, Febbraio M, Cathcart MK. Vimentin is an endogenous ligand for the pattern recognition receptor Dectin-1. Cardiovasc Res. 2013 Aug 1;99(3):494-504. [PM:23674515]

Van Wagoner DR. Multi-channel blockers for treatment of atrial fibrillation: an effective strategy? Cardiovasc Res. 2013 Apr 1;98(1):5-6. [PM:23455549]


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Nakao A, Huang CS, Stolz DB, Wang Y, Franks JM, Tochigi N, Billiar TR, Toyoda Y, Tzeng E, McCurry KR. Ex vivo carbon monoxide delivery inhibits intimal hyperplasia in arterialized vein grafts. Cardiovasc Res. 2011 Feb 1;89(2):457-463.



Minai OA, Yared JP, Kaw R, Subramaniam K, Hill NS. Perioperative risk and management in patients with pulmonary hypertension. Chest. 2013 Jul;144(1):329-340. [PM:23880683]


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Tonelli AR, Plana JC, Heresi GA, Dweik RA. Prevalence and prognostic value of left ventricular diastolic dysfunction in idiopathic and heritable pulmonary arterial hypertension. Chest. 2012 Jun;141(6):1457-1465. [PM:22207680]


Lababede O, Meziane M, Rice T. Seventh edition of the cancer staging manual and stage grouping of lung cancer: Quick reference chart and diagrams. Chest. 2011 Jan;139(1):183-189.


Culver DA, Krasuski RA. Right-sided heart catheterization: de rigueur in sarcoidosis? Chest. 2010 Nov;138(5):1030-1032. [PM:21051390]

Circulation Journal


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Anderson JL, Heidenreich PA, Barnett PG, Creager MA, Fonarow GC, Gibbons RJ, Halperin JL, Hlatky MA, Jacobs AK, Mark DB, Masoudi FA, Peterson ED, Shaw LJ, Albert NM, Chan PS, Curtis LH, Ferguson TB, Jr., Funk M, Ho PM, Jenkins KJ, O'Brien S, Russo AM, Ting HH, Varosy PD, Bozkurt B, Brindis RG, DeMets D, Fleisher LA, Gidding SS, Guyton RA, Kovacs RJ, Ohman EM, Pressler SJ, Sellke F, Shen WK, Wijeysundera DN. ACC/AHA statement on cost/value methodology in clinical practice guidelines and performance measures: a report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Task Force on Performance Measures and Task Force on Practice Guidelines. Circulation. 2014 Jun 3;129(22):2329-2345. [PM:24677315]

Kusumoto FM, Calkins H, Boehmer J, Buxton AE, Chung MK, Gold MR, Hohnloser SH, Indik J, Lee R, Mehra MR, Menon V, Page RL, Shen WK, Slotwiner DJ, Stevenson LW, Varosy PD, Welikovitch L. HRS/ACC/AHA expert consensus statement on the use of implantable cardioverter-defibrillator therapy in patients who are not included or not well represented in clinical trials. Circulation. 2014 Jul 1;130(1):94-125. [PM:24815500]

Menon V, Lincoff AM. Cardiovascular safety evaluation in the development of new drugs for diabetes mellitus. Circulation. 2014 Jun 24;129(25):2705-2713. [PM:24958753]

Stegman BM, Kwon D, Rodriguez ER, Hanna M, Cho L. Left ventricular hypertrophy in a runner: things are not always what they seem. Circulation. 2014 Aug 12;130(7):590-592. [PM:25114189]

Ascheim DD, Gelijns AC, Goldstein D, Moye LA, Smedira N, Lee S, Klodell CT, Szady A, Parides MK, Jeffries NO, Skerrett D, Taylor DA, Rame JE, Milano C, Rogers JG, Lynch J, Dewey T, Eichhorn E, Sun B, Feldman D, Simari R, O'Gara PT, Taddei-Peters WC, Miller MA, Naka Y, Bagiella E, Rose EA, Woo YJ. Mesenchymal precursor cells as adjunctive therapy in recipients of contemporary left ventricular assist devices. Circulation. 2014 Jun 3;129(22):2287-2296. [PM:24682346]

Basuray A, French B, Ky B, Vorovich E, Olt C, Sweitzer NK, Cappola TP, Fang JC. Heart failure with recovered ejection fraction: clinical description, biomarkers, and outcomes. Circulation. 2014 Jun 10;129(23):2380-2387. [PM:24799515]

Bhatt K, Navia J, Flamm S, Bolen M. Type A aortic dissection mimicking a saddle pulmonary embolus on computed tomographic angiography. Circulation. 2014 May 27;129(21):2180-2182. [PM:24867998]

Brown JM, Hazen SL. Seeking a unique lipid signature predicting cardiovascular disease risk. Circulation. 2014 May 6;129(18):1799-1803. [PM:24622383]

Naji P, Griffin BP, Asfahan F, Barr T, Rodriguez LL, Grimm R, Agarwal S, Stewart WJ, Mihaljevic T, Gillinov AM, Desai MY. Predictors of long-term outcomes in patients with significant myxomatous mitral regurgitation undergoing exercise echocardiography. Circulation. 2014 Mar 25;129(12):1310-1319. [PM:24396041]

Nishimura RA, Otto CM, Bonow RO, Carabello BA, Erwin JP, III, Guyton RA, O'Gara PT, Ruiz CE, Skubas NJ, Sorajja P, Sundt TM, III, Thomas JD. 2014 AHA/ACC guideline for the management of patients with valvular heart disease: Executive summary :A report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Task Force on Practice Guidelines. Circulation. 2014 Jun 10;129(23):2440-2492. [PM:24589852]

Nishimura RA, Otto CM, Bonow RO, Carabello BA, Erwin JP, III, Guyton RA, O'Gara PT, Ruiz CE, Skubas NJ, Sorajja P, Sundt TM, III, Thomas JD. 2014 AHA/ACC guideline for the management of patients with valvular heart disease: A report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Task Force on Practice Guidelines. Circulation. 2014 Jun 10;129(23):e521-e643. [PM:24589853]

Tuzcu EM, Kapadia SR, Svensson LG. Valve design and paravalvular aortic regurgitation: new insights from the French registry. Circulation. 2014 Apr 1;129(13):1378-1380. [PM:24566198]

Gornik HL, Sharma AM. Duplex ultrasound in the diagnosis of lower-extremity deep venous thrombosis. Circulation. 2014 Feb 25;129(8):917-921. [PM:24566066]


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Barbanti M, Yang TH, Rodes Cabau J, Tamburino C, Wood DA, Jilaihawi H, Blanke P, Makkar RR, Latib A, Colombo A, Tarantini G, Raju R, Binder RK, Nguyen G, Freeman M, Ribeiro HB, Kapadia S, Min J, Feuchtner G, Gurtvich R, Alqoofi F, Pelletier M, Ussia GP, Napodano M, de Brito FS, Jr., Kodali S, Norgaard BL, Hansson NC, Pache G, Canovas SJ, Zhang H, Leon MB, Webb JG, Leipsic J. Anatomical and procedural features associated with aortic root rupture during balloon-expandable transcatheter aortic valve replacement. Circulation. 2013 Jul 16;128(3):244-253. [PM:23748467]

Cavalcante JL, Gada H, Desai MY, Svensson L, Thomas JD, Plana JC. The snake raiser heart: an unusual cause of chest pain. Circulation. 2013 Apr 9;127(14):1536-1537. [PM:23569121]

Dahiya A, Collier P, Krasuski R, Kalahasti V, Nido PD, Stewart WJ. Aorta-to-pulmonary vein fistula in an asymptomatic 25-year-old man. Circulation. 2013 Apr 23;127(16):1727-1729. [PM:23609552]

Desai MY, Bhonsale A, Smedira NG, Naji P, Thamilarasan M, Lytle BW, Lever HM. Predictors of long-term outcomes in symptomatic hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy patients undergoing surgical relief of left ventricular outflow tract obstruction. Circulation. 2013 Jul 16;128(3):209-216. [PM:23770748]

DiDonato JA, Huang Y, Aulak KS, Even-Or O, Gerstenecker G, Gogonea V, Wu Y, Fox PL, Tang WHW, Plow EF, Smith JD, Fisher EA, Hazen SL. Function and distribution of apolipoprotein A1 in the artery wall are markedly distinct from those in plasma. Circulation. 2013 Oct 8;128(15):1644-1655. [PM:23969698]

Herrmann HC, Pibarot P, Hueter I, Gertz ZM, Stewart WJ, Kapadia S, Tuzcu EM, Babaliaros V, Thourani V, Szeto WY, Bavaria JE, Kodali S, Hahn RT, Williams M, Miller DC, Douglas PS, Leon MB. Predictors of mortality and outcomes of therapy in low-flow severe aortic stenosis: A placement of aortic transcatheter valves (PARTNER) trial analysis. Circulation. 2013 Jun 11;127(23):2316-2326. [PM:23661722]

Krishnaswamy A, Tuzcu EM, Svensson LG, Kapadia SR. Combined transcatheter aortic valve replacement and emergent alcohol septal ablation. Circulation. 2013 Oct 29;128(18):e366-e368. [PM:24166418]

Meaney PA, Bobrow BJ, Mancini ME, Christenson J, de Caen AR, Bhanji F, Abella BS, Kleinman ME, Edelson DP, Berg RA, Aufderheide TP, Menon V, Leary M. Cardiopulmonary resuscitation quality: improving cardiac resuscitation outcomes both inside and outside the hospital: a consensus statement from the American Heart Association. Circulation. 2013 Jul 23;128(4):417-435. [PM:23801105]

Lampert R, Olshansky B, Heidbuchel H, Lawless C, Saarel E, Ackerman M, Calkins H, Estes NAM, Link MS, Maron BJ, Marcus F, Scheinman M, Wilkoff BL, Zipes DP, Berul CI, Cheng A, Law I, Loomis M, Barth C, Brandt C, Dziura J, Li F, Cannom D. Safety of sports for athletes with implantable cardioverter-defibrillators: results of a prospective, multinational registry. Circulation. 2013 May 21;127(20):2021-2030. [PM:23690453]

Nicholls SJ, Puri R. Is it time for HDL to change its tune? Circulation. 2013 Sep 10;128(11):1175-1176. [PM:24002796]

O'Gara PT, Kushner FG, Ascheim DD, Casey DE, Jr., Chung MK, de Lemos JA, Ettinger SM, Fang JC, Fesmire FM, Franklin BA, Granger CB, Krumholz HM, Linderbaum JA, Morrow DA, Newby LK, Ornato JP, Ou N, Radford MJ, Tamis-Holland JE, Tommaso CL, Tracy CM, Woo YJ, Zhao DX, Anderson JL, Jacobs AK, Halperin JL, Albert NM, Brindis RG, Creager MA, DeMets D, Guyton RA, Hochman JS, Kovacs RJ, Kushner FG, Ohman EM, Stevenson WG, Yancy CW. 2013 ACCF/AHA guideline for the management of ST-elevation myocardial infarction: a report of the American College of Cardiology Foundation/American Heart Association Task Force on Practice Guidelines. Circulation. 2013 Jan 29;127(4):e362-e425. [PM:23247304]

Ozkan A, Hachamovitch R, Kapadia SR, Tuzcu EM, Marwick TH. Impact of aortic valve replacement on outcome of symptomatic patients with severe aortic stenosis with low gradient and preserved left ventricular ejection fraction. Circulation. 2013 Aug 6;128(6):622-631. [PM:23812184]

Puri R, Nissen SE, Libby P, Shao M, Ballantyne CM, Barter PJ, Chapman MJ, Erbel R, Raichlen JS, Uno K, Kataoka Y, Nicholls SJ. C-reactive protein, but not low-density lipoprotein cholesterol levels, associate with coronary atheroma regression and cardiovascular events after maximally intensive statin therapy. Circulation. 2013 Nov 26;128(22):2395-2403. [PM:24043299]

Stanger O, Schachner T, Gahl B, Oberwalder P, Englberger L, Thalmann M, Harrington D, Wiedemann D, Sudkamp M, Sheppard MN, Field M, Rylski B, Petrou M, Carrel T, Bonatti J, Pepper J. Type A aortic dissection after non-aortic cardiac surgery. Circulation. 2013 Oct 8;128(15):1602-1611. [PM:24025592]

Yancy CW, Jessup M, Bozkurt B, Butler J, Casey DE, Jr., Drazner MH, Fonarow GC, Geraci SA, Horwich T, Januzzi JL, Johnson MR, Kasper EK, Levy WC, Masoudi FA, McBride PE, McMurray JJV, Mitchell JE, Peterson PN, Riegel B, Sam F, Stevenson LW, Tang WHW, Tsai EJ, Wilkoff BL. 2013 ACCF/AHA Guideline for the Management of Heart Failure: A Report of the American College of Cardiology Foundation/American Heart Association Task Force on Practice Guidelines. Circulation. 2013 Oct 15;128(16):e240-e319. [PM:23741058]

Yancy CW, Jessup M, Bozkurt B, Butler J, Casey DE, Jr., Drazner MH, Fonarow GC, Geraci SA, Horwich T, Januzzi JL, Johnson MR, Kasper EK, Levy WC, Masoudi FA, McBride PE, McMurray JJV, Mitchell JE, Peterson PN, Riegel B, Sam F, Stevenson LW, Tang WHW, Tsai EJ, Wilkoff BL. 2013 ACCF/AHA Guideline for the Management of Heart Failure: Executive Summary: A Report of the American College of Cardiology Foundation/American Heart Association Task Force on Practice Guidelines. Circulation. 2013 Oct 15;128(16):1810-1852. [PM:23741057]

Vest AR, Heneghan HM, Schauer PR, Young JB. Surgical management of obesity and the relationship to cardiovascular disease. Circulation. 2013 Feb 26;127(8):945-959. [PM:23439447]

Wu W, Masri A, Popovic ZB, Smedira NG, Lytle BW, Marwick TH, Griffin BP, Desai MY. Long-term survival of patients with radiation heart disease undergoing cardiac surgery: a cohort study. Circulation. 2013 Apr 9;127(14):1476-1484. [PM:23569119]

Wu W, Masri A, Popovic ZB, Smedira NG, Lytle BW, Marwick TH, Griffin BP, Desai MY. Long-term survival of patients with radiation heart disease undergoing cardiac surgery: A cohort study. Circulation. 2013 Apr 9;127(14):1476-1484.


AlJaroudi W, Alraies MC, Halley C, Rodriguez L, Grimm RA, Thomas JD, Jaber WA. Impact of progression of diastolic dysfunction on mortality in patients with normal ejection fraction. Circulation. 2012 Feb 14;125(6):782-788. [PM:22261198]

Dong F, Harvey J, Finan A, Weber K, Agarwal U, Penn MS. Myocardial CXCR4 expression is required for mesenchymal stem cell mediated repair following acute myocardial infarction. Circulation. 2012 Jul 17;126(3):314-324. [PM:22685115]

Goel SS, Agarwal S, Tuzcu EM, Ellis SG, Svensson LG, Zaman T, Bajaj N, Joseph L, Patel NS, Aksoy O, Stewart WJ, Griffin BP, Kapadia SR. Percutaneous coronary intervention in patients with severe aortic stenosis: Implications for transcatheter aortic valve replacement. Circulation. 2012 Feb 28;125(8):1005-1013.

Goel SS, Agarwal S, Tuzcu EM, Ellis SG, Zaman T, Patel N, Aksoy O, Stewart WJ, Griffin BP, Kapadia SR, Svensson LG, Bajaj N, Joseph L. Response to letter regarding article "Percutaneous coronary intervention in patients with severe aortic stenosis: Implications for transcatheter aortic valve replacement". Circulation. 2012 Sep 18;126(12):e190.

Harada M, Luo X, Qi XY, Tadevosyan A, Maguy A, Ordog B, Ledoux J, Kato T, Naud P, Voigt N, Shi Y, Kamiya K, Murohara T, Kodama I, Tardif JC, Schotten U, Van Wagoner DR, Dobrev D, Nattel S. Transient receptor potential canonical-3 channel-dependent fibroblast regulation in atrial fibrillation. Circulation. 2012 Oct 23;126(17):2051-2064. [PM:22992321]

Kwon DH, Hachamovitch R, Popovic ZB, Starling RC, Desai MY, Flamm SD, Lytle BW, Marwick TH. Survival in patients with severe ischemic cardiomyopathy undergoing revascularization versus medical therapy: Association with end-systolic volume and viability. Circulation. 2012 Sep 11;126(11 Suppl 1):S3-S8.

Nicholls SJ, Puri R. Predicting the future: challenges moving forward for arterial imaging. Circulation. 2012 Jul 10;126(2):161-162. [PM:22723306]

Olin JW, Froehlich J, Gu X, Bacharach JM, Eagle K, Gray BH, Jaff MR, Kim ESH, Mace P, Matsumoto AH, McBane RD, Kline-Rogers E, White CJ, Gornik HL. The United States registry for fibromuscular dysplasia: results in the first 447 patients. Circulation. 2012 Jun 26;125(25):3182-3190. [PM:22615343]

Poloskey SL, Olin JW, Mace P, Gornik HL. Fibromuscular dysplasia. Circulation. 2012 May 8;125(18):e636-e639. [PM:22566353]

Schanzer A, Greenberg R, Hevelone N, Robinson W, Eslami M, Goldberg R, Messina L. Response to letters regarding article, "Predictors of abdominal aortic aneurysm sac enlargement after endovascular repair". Circulation. 2012 Feb 7;125(5):e342-e343

Shaw LJ, Veledar E, Wenger NK, Mieres JH, Hendel RH, Boden WE, Gulati M, Hachamovitch R, Arrighi JA, Merz CNB, Gibbons RJ, Heller GV. Response to letters regarding article, "Comparative effectiveness of exercise electrocardiography with or without myocardial perfusion single photon emission computed tomography in women with suspected coronary artery disease: Results from the what is the optimal method for ischemia evaluation in women (WOMEN) trial". Circulation. 2012 May 15;125(19):e934-e935

Singh TP, Almond CS, Taylor DO, Milliren CE, Graham DA. Racial and ethnic differences in wait-list outcomes in patients listed for heart transplantation in the United States. Circulation. 2012 Jun 19;125(24):3022-3030. [PM:22589383]

Thomson L, Tenopoulou M, Lightfoot R, Tsika E, Parastatidis I, Martinez M, Greco TM, Doulias PT, Wu Y, Tang WHW, Hazen SL, Ischiropoulos H. Immunoglobulins against tyrosine-nitrated epitopes in coronary artery disease. Circulation. 2012 Nov 13;126(20):2392-2401. [PM:23081989]

Tuzcu EM, Kapadia SR, Svensson LG. Valve in valve: Another milestone for transcatheter valve therapy. Circulation. 2012 Nov 6;126(19):2280-2282.

Varma N. Letter by Varma regarding article, "Predictors of response to cardiac resynchronization therapy in the Multicenter Automatic Defibrillator Implantation Trial with Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy (MADIT-CRT)". Circulation. 2012 Jun 5;125(22):e999. [PM:22665890]


Jacob M, Smedira N, Blackstone E, Williams S, Cho L. Effect of timing of chronic preoperative aspirin discontinuation on morbidity and mortality in coronary artery bypass surgery. Circulation. 2011 Feb 15;123(6):577-583.

Krasuski RA, Kalahasti V, Hobbs R, Hart S, Magyar D, Lorber R, Pettersson G, Blackstone E. Response to letter regarding article, "Long-term outcome and impact of surgery on adults with coronary arteries originating from the opposite coronary cusp". Circulation. 2011 Oct 4;124(14):e384.

Krasuski RA, Magyar D, Hart S, Kalahasti V, Lorber R, Hobbs R, Pettersson G, Blackstone E. Long-term outcome and impact of surgery on adults with coronary arteries originating from the opposite coronary cusp. Circulation. 2011 Jan 18;123(2):154-162.

Mehran R, Rao SV, Bhatt DL, Gibson CM, Caixeta A, Eikelboom J, Kaul S, Wiviott SD, Menon V, Nikolsky E, Serebruany V, Valgimigli M, Vranckx P, Taggart D, Sabik JF, Cutlip DE, Krucoff MW, Ohman EM, Steg PG, White H. Standardized bleeding definitions for cardiovascular clinical trials: A consensus report from the bleeding academic research consortium. Circulation. 2011 Jun 14;123(23):2736-2747.

Reynolds MR, Magnuson EA, Lei Y, Leon MB, Smith CR, Svensson LG, Webb JG, Babaliaros VC, Bowers BS, Fearon WF, Herrmann HC, Kapadia S, Kodali SK, Makkar RR, Pichard AD, Cohen DJ. Health-related quality of life after transcatheter aortic valve replacement in inoperable patients with severe aortic stenosis. Circulation. 2011 Nov 1;124(18):1964-1972.

Sabik JF, III. Understanding saphenous vein graft patency. Circulation. 2011 Jul 19;124(3):273-275.

Schanzer A, Greenberg RK, Hevelone N, Robinson WP, Eslami MH, Goldberg RJ, Messina L. Predictors of abdominal aortic aneurysm sac enlargement after endovascular repair. Circulation. 2011 Jun 21;123(24):2848-2855. [PM:21478500]


Al-Ruzzeh S, Navia JL. Letter by Al-Ruzzeh and Navia regarding article, "Safety and efficacy of recombinant activated factor VII: A randomized placebo-controlled trial in the setting of bleeding after cardiac surgery". Circulation. 2010 Mar 9;121(9):e234.

Berger JS, Bhatt DL, Steinhubl SR, Shao M, Lincoff AM, Steg PG, Montalescot G, Hacke W, Fox KA, Topol EJ, Berger PB. Response to letter regarding article, "Smoking, clopidogrel, and mortality in patients with established cardiovascular disease". Circulation. 2010 Jul 20;122(3):e395

Brennan ML, Reddy A, Tang WHW, Wu Y, Brennan DM, Hsu A, Mann SA, Hammer PL, Hazen SL. Comprehensive peroxidase-based hematologic profiling for the prediction of 1-year myocardial infarction and death. Circulation. 2010 Jul 6;122(1):70-79. [PM:20566956]

Cuculich PS, Wang Y, Lindsay BD, Faddis MN, Schuessler RB, Damiano RJ, Jr., Li L, Rudy Y. Noninvasive characterization of epicardial activation in humans with diverse atrial fibrillation patterns. Circulation. 2010 Oct 5;122(14):1364-1372. [PM:20855661]

Force T, Bonow RO, Houser SR, Solaro RJ, Hershberger RE, Adhikari B, Anderson ME, Boineau R, Byrne BJ, Cappola TP, Kalluri R, Lewinter MM, Maron MS, Molkentin JD, Ommen SR, Regnier M, Tang WHW, Tian R, Konstam MA, Maron BJ, Seidman CE. Research priorities in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy: report of a Working Group of the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute. Circulation. 2010 Sep 14;122(11):1130-1133. [PM:20837938]

Hazen SL. Neutrophils, hypercholesterolemia, and atherogenesis. Circulation. 2010 Nov 2;122(18):1786-1788. [PM:20956213]

Jegatheeswaran A, Pizarro C, Caldarone CA, Cohen MS, Baffa JM, Gremmels DB, Mertens L, Morell VO, Williams WG, Blackstone EH, McCrindle BW, Overman DM. Echocardiographic definition and surgical decision-making in unbalanced atrioventricular septal defect: a Congenital Heart Surgeons' Society multiinstitutional study. Circulation. 2010 Sep 14;122(11 Suppl):S209-S215.

Lubitz SA, Sinner MF, Lunetta KL, Makino S, Pfeufer A, Rahman R, Veltman CE, Barnard J, Bis JC, Danik SP, Sonni A, Shea MA, Del Monte F, Perz S, Muller M, Peters A, Greenberg SM, Furie KL, van Noord C, Boerwinkle E, Stricker BHC, Witteman J, Smith JD, Chung MK, Heckbert SR, Benjamin EJ, Rosand J, Arking DE, Alonso A, Kaab S, Ellinor PT. Independent susceptibility markers for atrial fibrillation on chromosome 4q25. Circulation. 2010 Sep 7;122(10):976-984. [PM:20733104]

Pocock SJ, Mehran R, Clayton TC, Nikolsky E, Parise H, Fahy M, Lansky AJ, Bertrand ME, Lincoff AM, Moses JW, Ohman EM, White HD, Stone GW. Prognostic modeling of individual patient risk and mortality impact of ischemic and hemorrhagic complications: assessment from the Acute Catheterization and Urgent Intervention Triage Strategy trial. Circulation. 2010 Jan 5;121(1):43-51. [PM:20026777]

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. Complication rates associated with pacemaker or implantable cardioverter-defibrillator generator replacements and upgrade procedures: results from the REPLACE registry. Circulation. 2010 Oct 19;122(16):1553-1561. [PM:20921437]

Puwanant S, Park M, Popovic ZB, Tang WHW, Farha S, George D, Sharp J, Puntawangkoon J, Loyd JE, Erzurum SC, Thomas JD. Ventricular geometry, strain, and rotational mechanics in pulmonary hypertension. Circulation. 2010 Jan 19;121(2):259-266. [PM:20048214]

Stone GW, Mehran R, Nikolsky E, Parise H, Fahy M, Lansky AJ, Moses JW, Pocock SJ, Clayton TC, Bertrand ME, Lincoff AM, Ohman EM, White HD. Response to letter regarding article, "Prognostic modeling of individual patient risk and mortality impact of ischemic and hemorrhagic complications: Assessment from the Acute Catheterization and Urgent Intervention Triage Strategy trial". Circulation. 2010 Sep 21;122(12):e462-e463

Tuzcu EM, Kapadia SR, Svensson LG. "SOURCE" of enthusiasm for transcatheter aortic valve implantation. Circulation. 2010 Jul 6;122(1):8-10.

Varma N, Epstein AE, Irimpen A, Schweikert R, Love C. Efficacy and safety of automatic remote monitoring for implantable cardioverter-defibrillator follow-up: the Lumos-T Safely Reduces Routine Office Device Follow-up (TRUST) trial. Circulation. 2010 Jul 27;122(4):325-332. [PM:20625110]

Circulation: Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology


Ousdigian KT, Borek PP, Koehler JL, Heywood JT, Ziegler PD, Wilkoff BL. The epidemic of inadequate biventricular pacing in patients with persistent or permanent atrial fibrillation and its association with mortality. Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol. 2014 Jun;7(3):370-376. [PM:24838004]

Russo AM, Chung MK. Response to Jeff S. Healey, MD, MSc and Michela Brambatti, MD [Is defibrillation testing necessary for implantable transvenous defibrillators?]. Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol. 2014 Apr;7(2):351. [PM:24864355]

Russo AM, Chung MK. Is defibrillation testing necessary for implantable transvenous defibrillators?: defibrillation testing is necessary at the time of implantable cardioverter defibrillator implantation. Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol. 2014 Apr;7(2):337-346. [PM:24736423]


Al-Khatib SM, Mi X, Wilkoff BL, Qualls LG, Frazier-Mills C, Setoguchi S, Hess PL, Curtis LH. Follow-up of patients with new cardiovascular implantable electronic devices: are experts' recommendations implemented in routine clinical practice? Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol. 2013 Feb;6(1):108-116. [PM:23264436]

Bassiouny M, Saliba W, Rickard J, Shao M, Sey A, Diab M, Martin DO, Hussein A, Khoury M, Abi-Saleh B, Alam S, Sengupta J, Borek PP, Baranowski B, Niebauer M, Callahan T, Varma N, Chung M, Tchou PJ, Kanj M, Dresing T, Lindsay BD, Wazni O. Response to letter by May et al regarding article, "Use of dabigatran for periprocedural anticoagulation in patients undergoing catheter ablation for atrial fibrillation" by Bassiouny et al. Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol. 2013 Aug 1;6(4):e66. [PM:23962867]

Bassiouny M, Saliba W, Rickard J, Shao M, Sey A, Diab M, Martin DO, Hussein A, Khoury M, Abi-Saleh B, Alam S, Sengupta J, Borek PP, Baranowski B, Niebauer M, Callahan T, Varma N, Chung M, Tchou PJ, Kanj M, Dresing T, Lindsay BD, Wazni O. Use of dabigatran for periprocedural anticoagulation in patients undergoing catheter ablation for atrial fibrillation. Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol. 2013 Jun 1;6(3):460-466. [PM:23553523]

Bassiouny M, Saliba W, Rickard J, Shao M, Sey A, Diab M, Martin DO, Hussein A, Khoury M, Abi-Saleh B, Alam S, Sengupta J, Borek PP, Baranowski B, Niebauer M, Callahan T, Varma N, Chung M, Tchou PJ, Kanj M, Dresing T, Lindsay BD, Wazni O. Response to letter by May et al regarding article, "Use of dabigatran for periprocedural anticoagulation in patients undergoing catheter ablation for atrial fibrillation" by Bassiouny et al. Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol. 2013 Aug 1;6(4):e66. [PM:23962867]

Zishiri ET, Williams S, Cronin EM, Blackstone EH, Ellis SG, Roselli EE, Smedira NG, Gillinov AM, Glad JA, Tchou PJ, Szymkiewicz SJ, Chung MK. Early risk of mortality after coronary artery revascularization in patients with left ventricular dysfunction and potential role of the wearable cardioverter defibrillator. Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol. 2013 Feb 1;6(1):117-128. [PM:23275233]


Wilsmore BR, Tchou PJ, Kanj M, Varma N, Chung MK. Catheter ablation of an unusual decremental accessory pathway in the left coronary cusp of the aortic valve mimicking outflow tract ventricular tachycardia. Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol. 2012 Dec 1;5(6):e104-e108. [PM:23250553]


Hussein AA, Saliba WI, Martin DO, Bhargava M, Sherman M, Magnelli-Reyes C, Chamsi-Pasha M, John S, Williams-Adrews M, Baranowski B, Dresing T, Callahan T, Kanj M, Tchou P, Lindsay BD, Natale A, Wazni O. Natural history and long-term outcomes of ablated atrial fibrillation. Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol. 2011 Jun 1;4(3):271-278. [PM:21493959]

Rader F, Van Wagoner DR, Ellinor PT, Gillinov AM, Chung MK, Costantini O, Blackstone EH. Influence of race on atrial fibrillation after cardiac surgery. Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol. 2011 Oct;4(5):644-652. [PM:21841189]

Varma N, Helms R, Benson DW, Sanagala T. Congenital sick sinus syndrome with atrial inexcitability and coronary sinus flutter. Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol. 2011 Oct 1;4(5):e52-e58. [PM:22010118]

Wirka RC, Gore S, Van Wagoner DR, Arking DE, Lubitz SA, Lunetta KL, Benjamin EJ, Alonso A, Ellinor PT, Barnard J, Chung MK, Smith JD. A common connexin-40 gene promoter variant affects connexin-40 expression in human atria and is associated with atrial fibrillation. Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol. 2011 Feb 1;4(1):87-93. [PM:21076161]


Batal O, Schoenhagen P, Shao M, Ayyad AE, Van Wagoner DR, Halliburton SS, Tchou PJ, Chung MK. Left atrial epicardial adiposity and atrial fibrillation. Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol. 2010 Jun 1;3(3):230-236. [PM:20504944]

Mayyas F, Niebauer M, Zurick A, Barnard J, Gillinov AM, Chung MK, Van Wagoner DR. Association of left atrial endothelin-1 with atrial rhythm, size, and fibrosis in patients with structural heart disease. Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol. 2010 Aug 1;3(4):369-379. [PM:20495015]

Varma N, Michalski J, Epstein AE, Schweikert R. Automatic remote monitoring of implantable cardioverter-defibrillator lead and generator performance: the Lumos-T Safely RedUceS RouTine Office Device Follow-Up (TRUST) trial. Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol. 2010 Oct 1;3(5):428-436. [PM:20716717]

Voigt N, Trausch A, Knaut M, Matschke K, Varro A, Van Wagoner DR, Nattel S, Ravens U, Dobrev D. Left-to-right atrial inward rectifier potassium current gradients in patients with paroxysmal versus chronic atrial fibrillation. Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol. 2010 Oct 1;3(5):472-480. [PM:20657029]

Circulation: Cardiovascular Genetics


Fan M, Dandona S, McPherson R, Allayee H, Hazen SL, Wells GA, Roberts R, Stewart AFR. Two chromosome 9p21 haplotype blocks distinguish between coronary artery disease and myocardial infarction risk. Circ Cardiovasc Genet. 2013 Aug 1;6(4):372-380. [PM:23729007]

Tan N, Chung MK, Smith JD, Hsu J, Serre D, Newton DW, Castel L, Soltesz E, Pettersson G, Gillinov AM, Van Wagoner DR, Barnard J. Weighted gene coexpression network analysis of human left atrial tissue identifies gene modules associated with atrial fibrillation. Circ Cardiovasc Genet. 2013 Aug 1;6(4):362-371. [PM:23863953]


Davies RW, Wells GA, Stewart AFR, Erdmann J, Shah SH, Ferguson JF, Hall AS, Anand SS, Burnett MS, Epstein SE, Dandona S, Chen L, Nahrstaedt J, Loley C, Konig IR, Kraus WE, Granger CB, Engert JC, Hengstenberg C, Wichmann HE, Schreiber S, Tang WHW, Ellis SG, Rader DJ, Hazen SL, Reilly MP, Samani NJ, Schunkert H, Roberts R, McPherson R. A genome-wide association study for coronary artery disease identifies a novel susceptibility locus in the major histocompatibility complex. Circ Cardiovasc Genet. 2012 Apr 1;5(2):217-225. [PM:22319020]

Hsu J, Hanna P, Van Wagoner DR, Barnard J, Serre D, Chung MK, Smith JD. Whole genome expression differences in human left and right atria ascertained by RNA sequencing. Circ Cardiovasc Genet. 2012 Jun 1;5(3):327-335. [PM:22474228]

Patel RS, Sun YV, Hartiala J, Veledar E, Su S, Sher S, Liu YX, Rahman A, Patel R, Rab ST, Vaccarino V, Zafari AM, Samady H, Tang WHW, Allayee H, Hazen SL, Quyyumi AA. Association of a genetic risk score with prevalent and incident myocardial infarction in subjects undergoing coronary angiography. Circ Cardiovasc Genet. 2012 Aug 1;5(4):441-449. [PM:22767652]

Circulation: Cardiovascular Imaging


Hulten E, Bittencourt MS, Singh A, O'Leary D, Christman MP, Osmani W, Abbara S, Steigner ML, Truong QA, Nasir K, Rybicki FF, Klein J, Hainer J, Brady TJ, Hoffmann U, Ghoshhajra BB, Hachamovitch R, Di Carli MF, Blankstein R. Coronary artery disease detected by coronary computed tomographic angiography is associated with intensification of preventive medical therapy and lower low-density lipoprotein cholesterol. Circ Cardiovasc Imaging. 2014 Jul;7(4):629-638. [PM:24906356]

Jogiya R, Morton G, De Silva K, Reyes E, Hachamovitch R, Kozerke S, Nagel E, Underwood SR, Plein S. Ischemic burden by 3-dimensional myocardial perfusion cardiovascular magnetic resonance: comparison with myocardial perfusion scintigraphy. Circ Cardiovasc Imaging. 2014 Jul;7(4):647-654. [PM:24867884]

Kusunose K, Agarwal S, Marwick TH, Griffin BP, Popovic ZB. Decision making in asymptomatic aortic regurgitation in the era of guidelines: incremental values of resting and exercise cardiac dysfunction. Circ Cardiovasc Imaging. 2014 Mar;7(2):352-362. [PM:24503783]


Aljaroudi WA, Alraies MC, Wazni O, Cerqueira MD, Jaber WA. Yield and diagnostic value of stress myocardial perfusion imaging in patients without known coronary artery disease presenting with syncope. Circ Cardiovasc Imaging. 2013 May 1;6(3):384-391. [PM:23418293]

Foster E, Kwan D, Feldman T, Weissman NJ, Grayburn PA, Schwartz A, Rogers JH, Kar S, Rinaldi MJ, Fail PS, Hermiller J, Whitlow PL, Herrmann HC, Lim DS, Glower DD. Percutaneous mitral valve repair in the initial EVEREST cohort: Evidence of reverse left ventricular remodeling. Circ Cardiovasc Imaging. 2013 Jul 1;6(4):522-530. [PM:23633132]

Kusunose K, Dahiya A, Popovic ZB, Motoki H, Alraies MC, Zurick AO, Bolen MA, Kwon DH, Flamm SD, Klein AL. Biventricular mechanics in constrictive pericarditis comparison with restrictive cardiomyopathy and impact of pericardiectomy. Circ Cardiovasc Imaging. 2013 May 1;6(3):399-406. [PM:23532508]

Kusunose K, Popovic ZB, Motoki H, Marwick TH. Prognostic significance of exercise-induced right ventricular dysfunction in asymptomatic degenerative mitral regurgitation. Circ Cardiovasc Imaging. 2013 Mar 1;6(2):167-176. [PM:23357242]

Ling LF, Marwick TH, Flores DR, Jaber WA, Brunken RC, Cerqueira MD, Hachamovitch R. Identification of therapeutic benefit from revascularization in patients with left ventricular systolic dysfunction: inducible ischemia versus hibernating myocardium. Circ Cardiovasc Imaging. 2013 May 1;6(3):363-372. [PM:23595888]

Park JH, Negishi K, Grimm RA, Popovic Z, Stanton T, Wilkoff BL, Marwick TH. Echocardiographic predictors of reverse remodeling after cardiac resynchronization therapy and subsequent events. Circ Cardiovasc Imaging. 2013 Nov;6(6):864-872. [PM:24084489]

Puri R, Nicholls SJ, Nissen SE, Brennan DM, Andrews J, Liew GY, Nelson AJ, Carbone A, Copus B, Tuzcu EM, Beltrame JF, Worthley SG, Worthley MI. Coronary endothelium-dependent vasoreactivity and atheroma volume in subjects with stable, minimal angiographic disease versus non-ST-segment- elevation myocardial infarction: An intravascular ultrasound study. Circ Cardiovasc Imaging. 2013 Sep 1;6(5):674-682. [PM:23811749]

Thavendiranathan P, Wintersperger BJ, Flamm SD, Marwick TH. Cardiac MRI in the assessment of cardiac injury and toxicity from cancer chemotherapy: a systematic review. Circ Cardiovasc Imaging. 2013 Nov 1;6(6):1080-1091. [PM:24254478]


Collier P, Cavalcante JL, Phelan D, Thavendiranathan P, Dahiya A, Grant A, Kwon D, Thamilarasan M. Congenital absence of the left atrial appendage. Circ Cardiovasc Imaging. 2012 Jul 1;5(4):549-550. [PM:22811419]

Verhaert D, Popovic ZB, De S, Puntawangkoon C, Wolski K, Wilkoff BL, Starling RC, Tang WHW, Thomas JD, Griffin BP, Grimm RA. Impact of mitral regurgitation on reverse remodeling and outcome in patients undergoing cardiac resynchronization therapy. Circ Cardiovasc Imaging. 2012 Jan 1;5(1):21-26. [PM:22047983]

Yingchoncharoen T, Gibby C, Rodriguez LL, Grimm RA, Marwick TH. Association of myocardial deformation with outcome in asymptomatic aortic stenosis with normal ejection fraction. Circ Cardiovasc Imaging. 2012 Nov 1;5(6):719-725. [PM:23008423]


AlJaroudi W, Chen J, Jaber WA, Lloyd SG, Cerqueira MD, Marwick T. Nonechocardiographic imaging in evaluation for cardiac resynchronization therapy. Circ Cardiovasc Imaging. 2011 May 1;4(3):334-343. [PM:21586744]

Bhella PS, Pacini EL, Prasad A, Hastings JL, Adams-Huet B, Thomas JD, Grayburn PA, Levine BD. Echocardiographic indices do not reliably track changes in left-sided filling pressure in healthy subjects or patients with heart failure with preserved ejection fraction. Circ Cardiovasc Imaging. 2011 Sep 1;4(5):482-489. [PM:21788358]

Desai MY, Ommen SR, McKenna WJ, Lever HM, Elliott PM. Imaging phenotype versus genotype in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. Circ Cardiovasc Imaging. 2011 Mar 1;4(2):156-168. [PM:21406662]

O'Brien B, Schoenhagen P, Kapadia SR, Svensson LG, Rodriguez L, Griffin BP, Tuzcu EM, Desai MY. Integration of 3D imaging data in the assessment of aortic stenosis: impact on classification of disease severity. Circ Cardiovasc Imaging. 2011 Sep 1;4(5):566-573. [PM:21737600]


Popovic ZB, Puntawangkoon C, Verhaert D, Greenberg N, Klein A, Thomas JD, Grimm RA. Impact of longitudinal cardiac rotation on mitral and tricuspid atrioventricular annular diastolic motion. Circ Cardiovasc Imaging. 2010 Jul 1;3(4):368-374. [PM:20488916]

Tuzcu EM, Weissman NJ. Imaging coronary artery histology: a virtual pursuit? Circ Cardiovasc Imaging. 2010 Jul 1;3(4):348-350. [PM:20647582]

Verhaert D, Gabriel RS, Johnston D, Lytle BW, Desai MY, Klein AL. The role of multimodality imaging in the management of pericardial disease. Circ Cardiovasc Imaging. 2010 May;3(3):333-343. [PM:20484113]

Circulation: Cardiovascular Interventions


Philip F, Agarwal S, Bunte MC, Goel SS, Tuzcu EM, Ellis S, Kapadia SR. Stent thrombosis with second-generation drug-eluting stents compared with bare-metal stents network meta-analysis of primary percutaneous coronary intervention trials in st-segment-elevation myocardial infarction. Circ Cardiovasc Interv. 2014 Feb;7(1):49-61. [PM:24280964]


Elmariah S, Palacios IF, McAndrew T, Hueter I, Inglessis I, Baker JN, Kodali S, Leon MB, Svensson L, Pibarot P, Douglas PS, Fearon WF, Kirtane AJ, Maniar HS, Passeri JJ. Outcomes of transcatheter and surgical aortic valve replacement in high-risk patients with aortic stenosis and left ventricular dysfunction: Results from the Placement of Aortic Transcatheter Valves (PARTNER) trial (Cohort A). Circ Cardiovasc Interv. 2013 Dec 1;6(6):604-614. [PM:24221391]

Raju MG, Bajzer CT, Clair DG, Kim ESH, Gornik HL. Renal artery stent fracture in patients with fibromuscular dysplasia: a cautionary tale. Circ Cardiovasc Interv. 2013 Jun 1;6(3):e30-e31. [PM:23780296]


Good CW, Steinhubl SR, Brennan DM, Lincoff AM, Topol EJ, Berger PB. Is there a clinically significant interaction between calcium channel antagonists and clopidogrel? results from the clopidogrel for the reduction of events during observation (CREDO) trial. Circ Cardiovasc Interv. 2012 Feb 1;5(1):77-81. [PM:22319066]

Sharma AM, Gornik HL. Standing arterial waves is NOT fibromuscular dysplasia. Circ Cardiovasc Interv. 2012 Feb 1;5(1):e9-e11. [PM:22338008]

Wakabayashi K, Mintz GS, Weissman NJ, Stone GW, Ellis SG, Grube E, Ormiston JA, Turco MA, Pakala R, Xue Z, Desale S, Laynez-Carnicero A, Romaguera R, Sardi G, Pichard AD, Waksman R. Impact of drug-eluting stents on distal vessels. Circ Cardiovasc Interv. 2012 Apr 1;5(2):211-219. [PM:22496083]


Kapadia SR, Tuzcu EM. Plugging holes: expanding horizon for structural interventions. Circ Cardiovasc Interv. 2011 Aug 1;4(4):308-310. [PM:21846896]


Agarwal S, Tuzcu EM, Rodriguez ER, Tan CD, Rodriguez LL, Kapadia SR. Response to letter regarding article, "Interventional cardiology perspective of functional tricuspid regurgitation". Circ Cardiovasc Interv. 2010 Jun;3(3):e11

Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality Outcomes


Agarwal S, Rajamanickam A, Bajaj NS, Griffin BP, Catacutan T, Svensson LG, Anabtawi AG, Tuzcu EM, Kapadia SR. Impact of aortic stenosis on postoperative outcomes after noncardiac surgeries. Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes. 2013 Mar 1;6(2):193-200. [PM:23481524]

Arnold SV, Spertus JA, Lei Y, Green P, Kirtane AJ, Kapadia S, Thourani VH, Herrmann HC, Beohar N, Zajarias A, Mack MJ, Leon MB, Cohen DJ. How to define a poor outcome after transcatheter aortic valve replacement : Conceptual framework and empirical observations from the placement of Aortic Transcatheter Valve (PARTNER) trial. Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes. 2013 Sep 1;6(5):591-597. [PM:24021691]

Howlett JG, Ezekowitz JA, Podder M, Hernandez AF, Diaz R, Dickstein K, Dunlap ME, Corbalan R, Armstrong PW, Starling RC, O'Connor CM, Califf RM, Fonarow GC. Global variation in quality of care among patients hospitalized with acute heart failure in an international trial : Findings from the Acute Study Clinical Effectiveness of Nesiritide in Decompensated Heart Failure Trial (ASCEND-HF). Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes. 2013 Sep 1;6(5):534-542. [PM:23899930]


Clark MA, Arnold SV, Duhay FG, Thompson AK, Keyes MJ, Svensson LG, Bonow RO, Stockwell BT, Cohen DJ. Five-year clinical and economic outcomes among patients with medically managed severe aortic stenosis: Results from a Medicare claims analysis. Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes. 2012 Sep 1;5(5):697-704.

Eapen ZJ, Tang WHW, Felker GM, Hernandez AF, Mahaffey KW, Lincoff AM, Roe MT. Defining heart failure end points in ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction trials: Integrating past experiences to chart a path forward. Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes. 2012 Jul 1;5(4):594-600. [PM:22811505]

Gada H, Desai MY, Marwick TH. Cost-effectiveness of computed tomographic angiography before reoperative coronary artery bypass grafting: a decision-analytic model. Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes. 2012 Sep 1;5(5):705-710. [PM:22933521]


Gada H, Scuffham PA, Griffin B, Marwick TH. Quality-of-life implications of immediate surgery and watchful waiting in asymptomatic aortic stenosis. Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes. 2011 Sep 1;4(5):541-548. [PM:21878666]

Gorodeski EZ, Ishwaran H, Kogalur UB, Blackstone EH, Hsich E, Zhang ZM, Vitolins MZ, Manson JE, Curb JD, Martin LW, Prineas RJ, Lauer MS. Use of hundreds of electrocardiographic biomarkers for prediction of mortality in postmenopausal women the women's health initiative. Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes. 2011 Sep 1;4(5):521-532. [PM:21862719]

Hsich E, Gorodeski EZ, Blackstone EH, Ishwaran H, Lauer MS. Identifying important risk factors for survival in patient with systolic heart failure using random survival forests. Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes. 2011 Jan 1;4(1):39-45. [PM:21098782]

Circulation: Heart Failure


Bennett MK, Sweet WE, Baicker-McKee S, Looney E, Karohl K, Mountis M, Tang WHW, Starling RC, Moravec CS. S100A1 in human heart failure: lack of recovery following left ventricular assist device support. Circ Heart Fail. 2014 Jul;7(4):612-618. [PM:24842913]

Brisco MA, Kimmel SE, Coca SG, Putt ME, Jessup M, Tang WWH, Parikh CR, Testani JM. Prevalence and prognostic importance of changes in renal function after mechanical circulatory support. Circ Heart Fail. 2014 Jan;7(1):68-75. [PM:24214901]

Eapen ZJ, Reed SD, Li Y, Kociol RD, Armstrong PW, Starling RC, McMurray JJ, Massie BM, Swedberg K, Ezekowitz JA, Fonarow GC, Teerlink JR, Metra M, Whellan DJ, O'Connor CM, Califf RM, Hernandez AF. Do countries or hospitals with longer hospital stays for acute heart failure have lower readmission rates?: Findings from ASCEND-HF. Circ Heart Fail. 2013 Jul;6(4):727-732. [PM:23770519]

Kusunose K, Zhang Y, Mazgalev TN, Van Wagoner DR, Thomas JD, Popovic ZB. Impact of vagal nerve stimulation on left atrial structure and function in a canine high-rate pacing model. Circ Heart Fail. 2014 Mar 1;7(2):320-326. [PM:24397925]

Loyaga-Rendon RY, Pamboukian SV, Tallaj JA, Acharya D, Cantor R, Starling RC, Naftel D, Kirklin J. Outcomes of patients with peripartum cardiomyopathy who received mechanical circulatory support: data from the interagency registry for mechanically assisted circulatory support. Circ Heart Fail. 2014 Mar 1;7(2):300-309. [PM:24443515]

Testani JM, Brisco MA, Turner JM, Spatz ES, Bellumkonda L, Parikh CR, Tang WHW. Loop diuretic efficiency: a metric of diuretic responsiveness with prognostic importance in acute decompensated heart failure. Circ Heart Fail. 2014 Mar 1;7(2):261-270. [PM:24379278]


Acker MA, Pagani FD, Stough WG, Mann DL, Jessup M, Kormos R, Slaughter MS, Baldwin T, Stevenson L, Aaronson KD, Miller L, Naftel D, Yancy C, Rogers J, Teuteberg J, Starling RC, Griffith B, Boyce S, Westaby S, Blume E, Wearden P, Higgins R, Mack M. Statement regarding the pre and post market assessment of durable, implantable ventricular assist devices in the United States: executive summary. Circ Heart Fail. 2013 Jan;6(1):145-150. [PM:23149496]

Arnold SV, Spertus JA, Lei Y, Allen KB, Chhatriwalla AK, Leon MB, Smith CR, Reynolds MR, Webb JG, Svensson LG, Cohen DJ. Use of the Kansas City Cardiomyopathy Questionnaire for monitoring health status in patients with aortic stenosis. Circ Heart Fail. 2013 Jan;6(1):61-67.

Dadu RT, Dodge R, Nambi V, Virani SS, Hoogeveen RC, Smith NL, Chen F, Pankow JS, Guild C, Tang WHW, Boerwinkle E, Hazen SL, Ballantyne CM. Ceruloplasmin and heart failure in the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities study. Circ Heart Fail. 2013 Sep 1;6(5):936-943. [PM:23861484]

Seicean S, Seicean A, Alan N, Plana JC, Budd GT, Marwick TH. Cardioprotective effect of beta-adrenoceptor blockade in patients with breast cancer undergoing chemotherapy follow-up study of heart failure. Circ Heart Fail. 2013 May 1;6(3):420-426. [PM:23425978]


Dupont M, Mullens W, Skouri HN, Abrahams Z, Wu Y, Taylor DO, Starling RC, Tang WHW. Prognostic role of pulmonary arterial capacitance in advanced heart failure. Circ Heart Fail. 2012 Nov;5(6):778-785. [PM:23087402]

Dupont M, Wu Y, Hazen SL, Tang WHW. Cystatin C identifies patients with stable chronic heart failure at increased risk for adverse cardiovascular events. Circ Heart Fail. 2012 Sep;5(5):602-609. [PM:22899766]

Hsich EM, Naftel DC, Myers SL, Gorodeski EZ, Grady KL, Schmuhl D, Ulisney KL, Young JB. Should women receive left ventricular assist device support? Findings from INTERMACS. Circ Heart Fail. 2012 Mar;5(2):234-240. [PM:22260946]

Pozuelo L. Fine-tuning a heart-brain connection: anxiety in atrial fibrillation. Circ Heart Fail. 2012 May;5(3):307-308. [PM:22589365]

Singh TP, Almond CS, Taylor DO, Graham DA. Decline in heart transplant wait list mortality in the United States following broader regional sharing of donor hearts. Circ Heart Fail. 2012 Mar;5(2):249-258. [PM:22247484]

Swank AM, Horton J, Fleg JL, Fonarow GC, Keteyian S, Goldberg L, Wolfel G, Handberg EM, Bensimhon D, Illiou MC, Vest M, Ewald G, Blackburn G, Leifer E, Cooper L, Kraus WE. Modest increase in peak VO2 is related to better clinical outcomes in chronic heart failure patients: results from heart failure and a controlled trial to investigate outcomes of exercise training. Circ Heart Fail. 2012 Sep;5(5):579-585. [PM:22773109]


Ky B, French B, McCloskey K, Rame JE, McIntosh E, Shahi P, Dries DL, Tang WHW, Wu CO, Wu AHB, Boxer R, Sweitzer NK, Levy WC, Goldberg LR, Jessup M, Cappola TP. High-sensitivity ST2 for prediction of adverse outcomes in chronic heart failure. Circ Heart Fail. 2011 Mar;4(2):180-187. [PM:21178018]

Tang WHW, Wu Y, Mann S, Pepoy M, Shrestha K, Borowski AG, Hazen SL. Diminished antioxidant activity of high-density lipoprotein-associated proteins in systolic heart failure. Circ Heart Fail. 2011 Jan;4(1):59-64. [PM:21062973]


Gorodeski EZ, Chu EC, Chow CH, Levy WC, Hsich E, Starling RC. Application of the Seattle heart failure model in ambulatory patients presented to an advanced heart failure therapeutics committee. Circ Heart Fail. 2010 Nov;3(6):706-714. [PM:20798278]

Prasad A, Hastings JL, Shibata S, Popovic ZB, Arbab-Zadeh A, Bhella PS, Okazaki K, Fu Q, Berk M, Palmer D, Greenberg NL, Garcia MJ, Thomas JD, Levine BD. Characterization of static and dynamic left ventricular diastolic function in patients with heart failure with a preserved ejection fraction. Circ Heart Fail. 2010 Sep;3(5):617-626. [PM:20682947]

Verhaert D, Mullens W, Borowski A, Popovic ZB, Curtin RJ, Thomas JD, Tang WHW. Right ventricular response to intensive medical therapy in advanced decompensated heart failure. Circ Heart Fail. 2010 May;3(3):340-346. [PM:20176715]

Circulation: Research


Feig JE, Hewing B, Smith JD, Hazen SL, Fisher EA. High-density lipoprotein and atherosclerosis regression: evidence from preclinical and clinical studies. Circ Res. 2014 Jan 3;114(1):205-213. [PM:24385513]

European Heart Journal


Jones BM, Kapadia SR, Smedira NG, Robich M, Tuzcu EM, Menon V, Krishnaswamy A. Ventricular septal rupture complicating acute myocardial infarction: a contemporary review. Eur Heart J. 2014 Aug 14;35(31):2060-2068. [PM:24970335]

Varma N, Michalski J, Stambler B, Pavri BB. Superiority of automatic remote monitoring compared with in-person evaluation for scheduled ICD follow-up in the TRUST trial - testing execution of the recommendations. Eur Heart J. 2014 May 21;35(20):1345-1352. [PM:24595864]

Vinje S, Stroes E, Nieuwdorp M, Hazen SL. The gut microbiome as novel cardio-metabolic target: the time has come! Eur Heart J. 2014 Apr;35(14):883-887. [PM:24216389]

Wang Z, Tang WHW, Buffa JA, Fu X, Britt EB, Koeth RA, Levison BS, Fan Y, Wu Y, Hazen SL. Prognostic value of choline and betaine depends on intestinal microbiota-generated metabolite trimethylamine-N-oxide. Eur Heart J. 2014 Apr;35(14):904-910. [PM:24497336]


Cleland JG, Abraham WT, Linde C, Gold MR, Young JB, Daubert JC, Sherfesee L, Wells GA, Tang ASL. An individual patient meta-analysis of five randomized trials assessing the effects of cardiac resynchronization therapy on morbidity and mortality in patients with symptomatic heart failure. Eur Heart J. 2013 Dec;34(46):3547-3556. [PM:23900696]

Cowie MR, Sarkar S, Koehler J, Whellan DJ, Crossley GH, Tang WHW, Abraham WT, Sharma V, Santini M. Development and validation of an integrated diagnostic algorithm derived from parameters monitored in implantable devices for identifying patients at risk for heart failure hospitalization in an ambulatory setting. Eur Heart J. 2013 Aug;34(31):2472-2480. [PM:23513212]

Lam CSP, Shah AM, Borlaug BA, Cheng S, Verma A, Izzo J, Oparil S, Aurigemma GP, Thomas JD, Pitt B, Zile MR, Solomon SD. Effect of antihypertensive therapy on ventricular-arterial mechanics, coupling, and efficiency. Eur Heart J. 2013 Mar;34(9):676-683. [PM:22963833]

Puri R, Nissen SE, Ballantyne CM, Barter PJ, Chapman MJ, Erbel R, Libby P, Raichlen JS, St John J, Wolski K, Uno K, Kataoka Y, Nicholls SJ. Factors underlying regression of coronary atheroma with potent statin therapy. Eur Heart J. 2013 Jun;34(24):1818-1825. [PM:23644179]

Puri R, Nissen SE, Shao M, Ballantyne CM, Barter PJ, Chapman MJ, Erbel R, Libby P, Raichlen JS, Uno K, Kataoka Y, Nicholls SJ. Coronary atheroma volume and cardiovascular events during maximally intensive statin therapy. Eur Heart J. 2013 Nov;34(41):3182-3190. [PM:23886915]

Varma N, Ricci RP. Telemedicine and cardiac implants: what is the benefit? Eur Heart J. 2013 Jul;34(25):1885-1895. [PM:23211231]


Bhatt DL, Pare G, Eikelboom JW, Simonsen KL, Emison ES, Fox KAA, Steg PG, Montalescot G, Bhakta N, Hacke W, Flather MD, Mak KH, Cacoub P, Creager MA, Berger PB, Steinhubl SR, Murugesan G, Mehta SR, Kottke-Marchant K, Lincoff AM, Topol EJ. The relationship between CYP2C19 polymorphisms and ischaemic and bleeding outcomes in stable outpatients: the CHARISMA genetics study. Eur Heart J. 2012 Sep;33(17):2143-2150. [PM:22450429]

Grallert H, Dupuis J, Bis JC, Dehghan A, Barbalic M, Baumert J, Lu C, Smith NL, Uitterlinden AG, Roberts R, Khuseyinova N, Schnabel RB, Rice KM, Rivadeneira F, Hoogeveen RC, Fontes JD, Meisinger C, Keaney JF, Jr., Lemaitre R, Aulchenko YS, Vasan RS, Ellis S, Hazen SL, van Duijn CM, Nelson JJ, Marz W, Schunkert H, McPherson RM, Stirnadel-Farrant HA, Psaty BM, Gieger C, Siscovick D, Hofman A, Illig T, Cushman M, Yamamoto JF, Rotter JI, Larson MG, Stewart AFR, Bogie KM, Witteman JCM, Tracy RP, Koenig W, Benjamin EJ, Ballantyne CM. Eight genetic loci associated with variation in lipoprotein-associated phospholipase A2 mass and activity and coronary heart disease: meta-analysis of genome-wide association studies from five community-based studies. Eur Heart J. 2012 Jan;33(2):238-251. [PM:22003152]

Nissen SE. Cox-2 inhibitors and cardiovascular disease: considerable heat, but not much light. Eur Heart J. 2012 Nov;33(21):2631-2633. [PM:22711755]

Puri R, Liew GYH, Nicholls SJ, Nelson AJ, Leong DP, Carbone A, Copus B, Wong DTL, Beltrame JF, Worthley SG, Worthley MI. Coronary beta2-adrenoreceptors mediate endothelium-dependent vasoreactivity in humans: novel insights from an in vivo intravascular ultrasound study. Eur Heart J. 2012 Feb;33(4):495-504. [PM:21951627]

Tang WHW, Warman EN, Johnson JW, Small RS, Heywood JT. Threshold crossing of device-based intrathoracic impedance trends identifies relatively increased mortality risk. Eur Heart J. 2012 Sep;33(17):2189-2196. [PM:22677137]


Gold MR, Birgersdotter-Green U, Singh JP, Ellenbogen KA, Yu Y, Meyer TE, Seth M, Tchou PJ. The relationship between ventricular electrical delay and left ventricular remodelling with cardiac resynchronization therapy. Eur Heart J. 2011 Oct;32(20):2516-2524. [PM:21875862]

Hachamovitch R, Rozanski A, Shaw LJ, Stone GW, Thomson LEJ, Friedman JD, Hayes SW, Cohen I, Germano G, Berman DS. Impact of ischaemia and scar on the therapeutic benefit derived from myocardial revascularization vs. medical therapy among patients undergoing stress-rest myocardial perfusion scintigraphy. Eur Heart J. 2011 Apr;32(8):1012-1024. [PM:21258084]

Van Wagoner DR. Chronic vagal nerve stimulation for the treatment of human heart failure: progress in translating a vision into reality. Eur Heart J. 2011 Apr;32(7):788-790. [PM:21088010]

Wilkinson E, Nissen S. The Cleveland Clinic: a cardiac centre of excellence: Steve Nissen speaks of The Clinic's success and his hopesfor the future to Emma Wilkinson. Eur Heart J. 2011 Jul;32(14):1689-1690. [PM:21757470]


Nissen SE. The painful truth. Eur Heart J. 2010 May;31(10):1284-1285. [PM:20418344]

Nissen SE. The rise and fall of rosiglitazone. Eur Heart J. 2010 Apr;31(7):773-776. [PM:20154334]

Schoenhagen P, Numburi U, Halliburton SS, Aulbach P, Von Roden M, Desai MY, Rodriguez LL, Kapadia SR, Tuzcu EM, Lytle BW. Three-dimensional imaging in the context of minimally invasive and transcatheter cardiovascular interventions using multi-detector computed tomography: from pre-operative planning to intra-operative guidance. Eur Heart J. 2010 Nov;31(22):2727-2740.

European Heart Journal: Acute Cardiovascular Care


Inohara T, Kohsaka S, Fukuda K, Menon V. The challenges in the management of right ventricular infarction. Eur Heart J Acute Cardiovasc Care. 2013 Sep;2(3):226-234. [PM:24222834]

European Heart Journal: Cardiovascular Imaging


Kataoka Y, Wolski K, Balog C, Uno K, Puri R, Tuzcu EM, Nissen SE, Nicholls SJ. Progression of coronary atherosclerosis in stable patients with ultrasonic features of high-risk plaques. Eur Heart J Cardiovasc Imaging. 2014 Sep;15(9):1035-1041. [PM:24780871]

Negishi K, Negishi T, Haluska BA, Hare JL, Plana JC, Marwick TH. Use of speckle strain to assess left ventricular responses to cardiotoxic chemotherapy and cardioprotection. Eur Heart J Cardiovasc Imaging. 2014 Mar;15(3):324-331. [PM:24057661]

Puri R, Libby P, Nissen SE, Wolski K, Ballantyne CM, Barter PJ, Chapman MJ, Erbel R, Raichlen JS, Uno K, Kataoka Y, Tuzcu EM, Nicholls SJ. Long-term effects of maximally intensive statin therapy on changes in coronary atheroma composition: insights from SATURN. Eur Heart J Cardiovasc Imaging. 2014 Apr;15(4):380-388. [PM:24448227]

European Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery


Karimov JH, Gillinov AM, Boyle EM, Fukamachi K. Reply to Tavlasoglu et al [The fanfolding modification for removing chest tube clogging after cardiac surgery]. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2014 Mar;45(3):590. [PM:23847182]

Yan TD, Tian DH, LeMaire SA, Misfeld M, Elefteriades JA, Chen EP, Hughes GC, Kazui T, Griepp RB, Kouchoukos NT, Bannon PG, Underwood MJ, Mohr FW, Oo A, Sundt TM, Bavaria JE, Di Bartolomeo R, Di Eusanio M, Roselli EE, Beyersdorf F, Carrel TP, Corvera JS, Della Corte A, Ehrlich M, Hoffman A, Jakob H, Matalanis G, Numata S, Patel HJ, Pochettino A, Safi HJ, Estrera A, Perreas KG, Sinatra R, Trimarchi S, Sun LZ, Tabata M, Wang C, Haverich A, Shrestha M, Okita Y, Coselli J. The ARCH Projects: design and rationale (IAASSG 001). Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2014 Jan;45(1):10-16. [PM:24296985]


Karimov JH, Gillinov AM, Schenck L, Cook M, Kosty Sweeney D, Boyle EM, Fukamachi K. Incidence of chest tube clogging after cardiac surgery: a single-centre prospective observational study. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2013 Dec;44(6):1029-1036. [PM:23520232]

Krapf C, Wohlrab P, Haussinger S, Schachner T, Hangler H, Grimm M, Muller L, Bonatti J, Bonaros N. Remote access perfusion for minimally invasive cardiac surgery: to clamp or to inflate? Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2013 Nov;44(5):898-904. [PM:23435523]

Rice TW, Blackstone EH. Editorial Comment: Oesophageal cancer staging: refining regional lymph node classification (N). Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2013 Sep;44(3):e212-e213. [PM:23786917]


Mihaljevic T, Jarrett CM, Gonzalez-Stawinski G, Smedira NG, Nowicki ER, Thuita L, Mountis M, Blackstone EH. Mechanical circulatory support after heart transplantation. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2012 Jan;41(1):200-206.

Sugimoto R, Tanaka Y, Noda K, Kawamura T, Toyoda Y, Billiar TR, McCurry KR, Nakao A. Preservation solution supplemented with biliverdin prevents lung cold ischaemia/reperfusion injury. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2012 Dec;42(6):1035-1041.


Rice TW, Murthy SC, Mason DP, Rybicki LA, Yerian LM, Dumot JA, Rodriguez CP, Blackstone EH. Esophagectomy for clinical high-grade dysplasia. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2011 Jul;40(1):113-119.

European Journal of Heart Failure


Toma M, Ezekowitz JA, Bakal JA, O'Connor CM, Hernandez AF, Sardar MR, Zolty R, Massie BM, Swedberg K, Armstrong PW, Starling RC. The relationship between left ventricular ejection fraction and mortality in patients with acute heart failure: insights from the ASCEND-HF Trial. Eur J Heart Fail. 2014 Mar;16(3):334-341. [PM:24464687]

Verbrugge FH, Dupont M, Steels P, Grieten L, Swennen Q, Tang WHW, Mullens W. The kidney in congestive heart failure: 'are natriuresis, sodium, and diuretics really the good, the bad and the ugly?'. Eur J Heart Fail. 2014 Feb;16(2):133-142. [PM:24464967]


Dupont M, Mullens W, Finucan M, Taylor DO, Starling RC, Tang WHW. Determinants of dynamic changes in serum creatinine in acute decompensated heart failure: the importance of blood pressure reduction during treatment. Eur J Heart Fail. 2013 Apr;15(4):433-440. [PM:23288912]

McMurray JJV, Anand IS, Diaz R, Maggioni AP, O'Connor C, Pfeffer MA, Solomon SD, Tendera M, van Veldhuisen DJ, Albizem M, Cheng S, Scarlata D, Swedberg K, Young JB. Baseline characteristics of patients in the Reduction of Events with Darbepoetin alfa in Heart Failure trial (RED-HF). Eur J Heart Fail. 2013 Mar;15(3):334-