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Manuscripts from 2014

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Underutilization of Statins and Aspirin Following Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery, Kevin M. Curl, MD; Bryan Lebude, MD; Nicholas Ruggiero, MD; D L Fischman, MD; Andrew Rose, MD; Sulay Patel, MD; J. David Ogilby, MD; Paul Walinsky, MD; Babu Jasti, MD; and Michael P. Savage, MD

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Evaluation of Echogenic Material on Transvenous Leads by Transesophageal Echocardiography in Patients with and without Lead-associated Endocarditis, Toshimasa Okabe, MD; Praveen Mehrotra, MD; Henry Siu, MD; and Arnold J. Greenspon, MD

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Patient Characteristics and Predictors of Mortality Associated with Pericardial Decompression Syndrome, Rajesh Pradhan, MD; Toshimasa Okabe, MD; Kazuki Yoshida, MD; Dimitrios Angouras, MD; Matthew Decaro, MD; and Gregary D. Marhefka, MD

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Ventricular Septal Rupture in the Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory, Loheetha Ragupathi, MD; Xin Zhang, MD; and Gregary D. Marhefka, MD, FACP, FACC

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Integrated guidance on the care of familial hypercholesterolaemia from the International FH Foundation., Gerald F Watts, Samuel Gidding, Anthony S Wierzbicki, Peter P Toth, Rodrigo Alonso, W Virgil Brown, Eric Bruckert, Joep Defesche, Khoo Kah Lin, Michael Livingston, Pedro Mata, Klaus G Parhofer, Frederick J Raal, Raul D Santos, Eric J G Sijbrands, William G Simpson, David R Sullivan, Andrey V Susekov, Brian Tomlinson, Albert Wiegman, Shizuya Yamashita, and John J P Kastelein

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Achieving high-value cardiac imaging: challenges and opportunities., David H Wiener

Manuscripts from 2013

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Comparison of intravenous adenosine and intravenous regadenoson for the measurement of pressure-derived coronary fractional flow reserve., Pradeep Arumugham, Vincent M. Figueredo, Parul B Patel, and D Lynn Morris

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Association between obesity and infarct size: insight into the obesity paradox., Beatriz Cepeda-Valery, MD; Leandro Slipczuk, MD; Vincent M. Figueredo, M.D.; Gregg S. Pressman; D Lynn Morris, MD; Carl J Lavie, MD; and Abel Romero-Corral, MD

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HDL-C: Does it matter? An update on novel HDL-directed pharmaco-therapeutic strategies., Ramprasad Gadi, Aman Amanullah, and Vincent M. Figueredo

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Combination of necroptosis and apoptosis inhibition enhances cardioprotection against myocardial ischemia-reperfusion injury., Shizuka Koshinuma, Masami Miyamae, Kazuhiro Kaneda, Junichiro Kotani, and Vincent M. Figueredo

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Alcohol and the heart: to abstain or not to abstain?, Rajesh Movva, MD, MRCP and Vincent M. Figueredo, M.D.

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Meditation: should a cardiologist care?, Stephen Olex; Andrew B. Newberg, MD; and Vincent M. Figueredo, M.D.

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Sevoflurane confers additive cardioprotection to ethanol preconditioning associated with enhanced phosphorylation of glycogen synthase kinase-3β and inhibition of mitochondrial permeability transition pore opening., Anna Onishi, Masami Miyamae, Hiroshi Inoue, Kazuhiro Kaneda, Chika Okusa, Yoshitaka Inamura, Mayumi Shiomi, Shizuka Koshinuma, Yoshihiro Momota, and Vincent M. Figueredo

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Periodontal disease is an independent predictor of intracardiac calcification., Gregg S Pressman, Atif Qasim, Nitin Verma, Masami Miyamae, Kumiko Arishiro, Yasuhiro Notohara, Vitalie Crudu, and Vincent M. Figueredo

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Cardio-oncology for the 21st century: introduction., Marc L Schwartz, MD

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Sevoflurane induces cardioprotection through reactive oxygen species-mediated upregulation of autophagy in isolated guinea pig hearts., Mayumi Shiomi, Masami Miyamae, Genzou Takemura, Kazuhiro Kaneda, Yoshitaka Inamura, Anna Onishi, Shizuka Koshinuma, Yoshihiro Momota, Toshiaki Minami, and Vincent M. Figueredo

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Infective endocarditis epidemiology over five decades: a systematic review., Leandro Slipczuk, J Nicolas Codolosa, Carlos D Davila, Abel Romero-Corral, Jeong Yun, Gregg S. Pressman, and Vincent M. Figueredo

Manuscripts from 2012

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Sleep-disordered breathing and excessive daytime sleepiness in patients with atrial fibrillation., Felipe N Albuquerque, Andrew D Calvin, Fatima H Sert Kuniyoshi, Tomas Konecny, Francisco Lopez-Jimenez, Gregg S. Pressman, Thomas Kara, Paul Friedman, Naser Ammash, Virend K Somers, and Sean M Caples

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Trends in permanent pacemaker implantation in the United States from 1993 to 2009: increasing complexity of patients and procedures., Arnold J Greenspon, Jasmine D Patel, Edmund Lau, Jorge A Ochoa, Daniel R Frisch, Reginald T Ho, Behzad B. Pavri, and Steven M Kurtz

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Association between QRS duration and obstructive sleep apnea., Shuchita Gupta, Beatriz Cepeda-Valery, Abel Romero-Corral, Abu Shamsuzzaman, Virend K Somers, and Gregg S. Pressman

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Acute Heart Transplant Rejection in the Presence of Apparently Weak, Non-Complement-Fixing Donor-Specific Antibodies Detected at the Time of Transplant, Anthony Nizio, Paul J. Mather, and Beth Colombe

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Direct evidence for inhibition of mitochondrial permeability transition pore opening by sevoflurane preconditioning in cardiomyocytes: comparison with cyclosporine A., Anna Onishi, Masami Miyamae, Kazuhiro Kaneda, Junichiro Kotani, and Vincent M. Figueredo

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Effect of obstructive sleep apnea on mitral valve tenting., Gregg S. Pressman, Vincent M. Figueredo, Abel Romero-Corral, Ganesan Murali, and Morris N Kotler

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Hyperphosphorylation of the cardiac ryanodine receptor at serine 2808 is not involved in cardiac dysfunction after myocardial infarction., Hongyu Zhang, Catherine A Makarewich, Hajime Kubo, Wei Wang, Jason M Duran, Ying Li, Remus M Berretta, Walter J Koch, Xiongwen Chen, Erhe Gao, Héctor H Valdivia, and Steven R Houser

Manuscripts from 2011

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Chemical cardiomyopathies: the negative effects of medications and nonprescribed drugs on the heart., Vincent M Figueredo

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Alcoholic cardiomyopathy: a review., Anil George and Vincent M Figueredo

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Dyssynchrony in obese subjects without a history of cardiac disease using velocity vector imaging, Bhaskar Purushottam MD; Anoop C. Parameswaran MD, MPH; and Vincent M. Figueredo MD

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Predictors of Appropriate Defibrillator Therapies- A Single Center Analysis, Rina R. Shah, Ratika Gupta, Carrie Stackhouse, Robin Ward, and Behzad B. Pavri

Manuscripts from 2010

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Clopidogrel hypersensitivity: clinical challenges and options for management., Kimberly L Campbell, John R Cohn, and Michael P Savage

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Alcohol and arrhythmias: a comprehensive review., Anil George and Vincent M. Figueredo, M.D.

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Incidence of, predictors for, and mortality associated with malignant ventricular arrhythmias in non-ST elevation myocardial infarction patients., Shuchita Gupta, MD; Gregg S. Pressman; and Vincent M. Figueredo, M.D.

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Distribution of left ventricular ejection fraction in angina patients with severe coronary artery disease not amenable to revascularization., Shuchita Gupta; Gregg S. Pressman; D Lynn Morris; and Vincent M. Figueredo, M.D.

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Changes in left and right ventricular mechanics during the Mueller maneuver in healthy adults: a possible mechanism for abnormal cardiac function in patients with obstructive sleep apnea., Yuki Koshino, Hector R Villarraga, Marek Orban, Charles J Bruce, Gregg S. Pressman, Pavel Leinveber, Haydar K Saleh, Tomas Konecny, Tomas Kara, Virend K Somers, and Francisco Lopez-Jimenez

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Cocaine and the heart., Suraj Maraj; Vincent M. Figueredo, M.D.; and D Lynn Morris

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Cardioprotection by regular ethanol consumption: potential mechanisms and clinical application., Masami Miyamae; Kazuhiro Kaneda; Naochika Domae; and Vincent M. Figueredo, M.D.

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Lead Extraction in the Contemporary Setting: The LExICon Study. An Observational Retrospective Study of Consecutive Laser Lead Extractions, Oussama Wazni, MD; Laurence M. Epstein, MD; Roger G. Carrillo, MD; Charles Love, MD; Stuart W. Adler, MD; David W. Riggio, MD; Shahzad S. Karim, MD; Jamil Bashir, MD; Arnold J. Greenspon, MD; John P. DiMarco, MD, PhD; Joshua M. Cooper, MD; John R. Onufer, MD; Kenneth A. Ellenbogen, MD; Stephen P. Kutalek, MD; Sherri Dentry-Mabry, MSN; Carolyn M. Ervin, PhD; and Bruce L. Wilkoff, MD

Manuscripts from 2009

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The time has come for physicians to take notice: the impact of psychosocial stressors on the heart., Vincent M. Figueredo, M.D.

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The Value of Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillators in Managing Atrial Fibrillation, Daniel Frisch

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Primary cardiac tumors., Suraj Maraj, MD; Gregg S. Pressman, MD; and Vincent M. Figueredo, MD

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Acute memory phase of sevoflurane preconditioning is associated with sustained translocation of protein kinase C-alpha and epsilon, but not delta, in isolated guinea pig hearts., Chika Okusa, Masami Miyamae, Shingo Sugioka, Kazuhiro Kaneda, Yoshitaka Inamura, Anna Onishi, Naochika Domae, Junichiro Kotani, and Vincent M. Figueredo

Manuscripts from 2008

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Lead-associated endocarditis: the important role of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus., Arnold J. Greenspon, Eugene S. Rhim, George Mark, Joseph Desimone, and Reginald T. Ho

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Sevoflurane enhances ethanol-induced cardiac preconditioning through modulation of protein kinase C, mitochondrial KATP channels, and nitric oxide synthase, in guinea pig hearts., Kazuhiro Kaneda, Masami Miyamae, Shingo Sugioka, Chika Okusa, Yoshitaka Inamura, Naochika Domae, Junichiro Kotani, and Vincent M. Figueredo

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Day-night variation of acute myocardial infarction in obstructive sleep apnea., Fatima H Sert Kuniyoshi, Arturo Garcia-Touchard, Apoor S Gami, Abel Romero-Corral, Christelle van der Walt, Snigdha Pusalavidyasagar, Tomas Kara, Sean M Caples, Gregg S. Pressman, Elisardo C Vasquez, Francisco Lopez-Jimenez, and Virend K Somers

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Dynamic changes of left ventricular performance and left atrial volume induced by the mueller maneuver in healthy young adults and implications for obstructive sleep apnea, atrial fibrillation, and heart failure., Marek Orban, Charles J Bruce, Gregg S. Pressman, Pavel Leinveber, Abel Romero-Corral, Josef Korinek, Tomas Konecny, Hector R Villarraga, Tomas Kara, Sean M Caples, and Virend K Somers

Manuscripts from 2007

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A review of the association between congestive heart failure and cognitive impairment., Michael B. Cohen and Paul J. Mather

Manuscripts from 2006

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Letter regarding article by Arias et al, "obstructive sleep apnea syndrome affects left ventricular diastolic function: effects of nasal continuous positive airway pressure in men"., Gregg S. Pressman

Manuscripts from 2004

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Association of atrial fibrillation and obstructive sleep apnea., Apoor S Gami, Gregg S. Pressman, Sean M Caples, Ravi Kanagala, Joseph J Gard, Diane E Davison, Joseph F Malouf, Naser M Ammash, Paul A Friedman, and Virend K Somers