Said B Iskandar

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Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Methadone and torsade de pointes: case report and review of the literature
    Said B Iskandar
    Division of Cardiology, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, USA
    Tenn Med 100:35-7, 42. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Tricuspid valve malfunction and ventricular pacemaker lead: case report and review of the literature
    Said B Iskandar
    Department of Cardiology, East Tennessee State University, James H Quillen College of Medicine, Johnson City, TN 37604, USA
    Echocardiography 23:692-7. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Electrocardiographic abnormalities and endocrine diseases--part b: hypothyroidism and other thyroid diseases
    Said B Iskandar
    Cardiology Department, Halifax Heart Center South Boston, VA 24592, USA
    Tenn Med 100:41-2. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Electrocardiographic abnormalities and endocrine diseases--part c: parathyroid, hypothalamus and pituitary glands
    Said B Iskandar
    Cardiology Department, Halifax Heart Center, South Boston, VA, USA
    Tenn Med 100:43-4. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Electrocardiographic abnormalities and endocrine diseases--part a: hyperthyroidism
    Said B Iskandar
    Cardiology Department, Halifax Heart Center South Boston, VA 24592, USA
    Tenn Med 100:47, 50. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Drug modified arrhythmia: what's your diagnosis?
    Said B Iskandar
    Division of Cardiology, James H Quillen College of Medicine, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, USA
    Tenn Med 99:37-8. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Electrocardiographic abnormalities and endocrine diseases--part D: adrenal gland, diabetes, and other endocrine disorders
    Said B Iskandar
    Cardiology Department, Halifax Heart Center South Boston, VA, USA
    Tenn Med 101:35-6, 41. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint ST segment elevation in lead aVR: what to expect from this orphan?
    Said B Iskandar
    Cardiology Department, Halifax Heart Center, South Boston, VA 24592, USA
    Tenn Med 101:33-6. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Uncommon cause of a common disease
    Said B Iskandar
    Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Mountain Home, TN, USA
    South Med J 96:828-31. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint Alveolar hemorrhage: an underdiagnosed complication of treatment with glycoprotein IIb/IIIa inhibitors
    Said B Iskandar
    Division of Cardiology, Quillen College of Medicine, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, Tennessee 37604, USA
    J Interv Cardiol 19:356-63. 2006

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  1. ncbi request reprint Methadone and torsade de pointes: case report and review of the literature
    Said B Iskandar
    Division of Cardiology, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, USA
    Tenn Med 100:35-7, 42. 2007
    ..Previous literature, as well as the mechanism and risk factors, will be reviewed in this article. Recommendations will be given as to when an ECG is preferably to be performed...
  2. ncbi request reprint Tricuspid valve malfunction and ventricular pacemaker lead: case report and review of the literature
    Said B Iskandar
    Department of Cardiology, East Tennessee State University, James H Quillen College of Medicine, Johnson City, TN 37604, USA
    Echocardiography 23:692-7. 2006
    ..We present a patient diagnosed with severe TR, years after his pacemaker implantation. His TR was thought to be caused by adhesion of the tricuspid valve to his pacemaker lead...
  3. ncbi request reprint Electrocardiographic abnormalities and endocrine diseases--part b: hypothyroidism and other thyroid diseases
    Said B Iskandar
    Cardiology Department, Halifax Heart Center South Boston, VA 24592, USA
    Tenn Med 100:41-2. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Electrocardiographic abnormalities and endocrine diseases--part c: parathyroid, hypothalamus and pituitary glands
    Said B Iskandar
    Cardiology Department, Halifax Heart Center, South Boston, VA, USA
    Tenn Med 100:43-4. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Electrocardiographic abnormalities and endocrine diseases--part a: hyperthyroidism
    Said B Iskandar
    Cardiology Department, Halifax Heart Center South Boston, VA 24592, USA
    Tenn Med 100:47, 50. 2007
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  6. ncbi request reprint Drug modified arrhythmia: what's your diagnosis?
    Said B Iskandar
    Division of Cardiology, James H Quillen College of Medicine, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, USA
    Tenn Med 99:37-8. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Electrocardiographic abnormalities and endocrine diseases--part D: adrenal gland, diabetes, and other endocrine disorders
    Said B Iskandar
    Cardiology Department, Halifax Heart Center South Boston, VA, USA
    Tenn Med 101:35-6, 41. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint ST segment elevation in lead aVR: what to expect from this orphan?
    Said B Iskandar
    Cardiology Department, Halifax Heart Center, South Boston, VA 24592, USA
    Tenn Med 101:33-6. 2008
    ..We will present a patient who had an ST segment elevation in this lead. We will review the current data about this finding, as well as the significance of ST segment elevation in other leads...
  9. ncbi request reprint Uncommon cause of a common disease
    Said B Iskandar
    Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Mountain Home, TN, USA
    South Med J 96:828-31. 2003
    ..We present the case of a patient with chest pain and electrocardiographic changes suggestive of ACS who was later found to have AHC...
  10. ncbi request reprint Alveolar hemorrhage: an underdiagnosed complication of treatment with glycoprotein IIb/IIIa inhibitors
    Said B Iskandar
    Division of Cardiology, Quillen College of Medicine, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, Tennessee 37604, USA
    J Interv Cardiol 19:356-63. 2006
    ..Here, we performed a large-scale retrospective analysis to define the incidence and risk factors of AH in the setting of GP IIb/IIIa inhibitors therapy...
  11. ncbi request reprint Idiopathic polymorphic ventricular tachycardia with normal QT interval in a structurally normal heart
    Bassam K Mechleb
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, James H Quillen College of Medicine, East Tennessee State University, James H Quillen VAMC, Johnson City, TN, USA
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 29:791-6. 2006
    ..We also review the literature on the electrocardiographic characteristics and management of idiopathic PVT...
  12. ncbi request reprint Mitral valve prolapse: relationship of echocardiography characteristics to natural history
    Bassam K Mechleb
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Cardiology, James H Quillen College of Medicine, East Tennessee State University James H Quillen VAMC, Tennessee 37684, USA
    Echocardiography 23:434-7. 2006
  13. ncbi request reprint Amiodarone-induced alveolar hemorrhage
    Said B Iskandar
    Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Mountain Home, TN 37684, USA
    South Med J 99:383-7. 2006
    ..On the other hand, amiodarone-induced pulmonary toxicity resulting in alveolar hemorrhage is rare. The authors report a patient with amiodarone-induced alveolar hemorrhage and review the literature...
  14. ncbi request reprint Tricuspid valve involvement in carcinoid disease
    Bernard Abi-Saleh
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Cardiology at East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN, USA
    Echocardiography 24:439-42. 2007
  15. ncbi request reprint Treating amiodarone-induced thyrotoxicosis with radioactive iodine
    Said B Iskandar
    Department of Internal Medicine, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, USA
    Tenn Med 97:408-10. 2004
    ..We report a satisfactory outcome in a patient with AIT using radioactive iodine. The role of radioactive iodine in treating AIT is reviewed..
  16. ncbi request reprint Atrial flutter and myotonic dystrophy in a male adolescent treated with radiofrequency catheter ablation
    Ahmad Halawa
    Division of Cardiology, James H Quillen College of Medicine, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, Tennessee, USA
    Rev Cardiovasc Med 8:118-22. 2007
    ..The patient had been diagnosed with MD at birth. He had an impaired ejection fraction of 38% to 45%. The patient described sharp chest pain in the retrosternal area, with no radiation, that was induced by exercise...
  17. ncbi request reprint Desquamative interstitial pneumonia and hepatitis C virus infection: a rare association
    Said B Iskandar
    The Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Mountain Home, TN 37684 4000, USA
    South Med J 97:890-3. 2004
    ..In our experience, the use of steroids in HCV-associated DIP improved the patient's respiratory status without increasing the viral load...
  18. ncbi request reprint Severe mitral stenosis with atypical presentation: hemorrhagic pleural effusion--a case report and literature review
    Kais A Albalbissi
    Department of Internal Medicine, James H Quillen College of Medicine, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN, USA
    Tenn Med 102:47-50. 2009
    ..We will discuss the independent risk factors for thromboembolism in the setting of mitral stenosis. Finally, a review of the current recommendation for anticoagulation is conferred...
  19. pmc Cardiac amyloidosis responding to bortezomib: case report and review of literature
    Edriss Charaf
    Division of Cardiology, University of South Alabama, Mobile, Alabama, USA
    Curr Cardiol Rev 5:228-36. 2009
    ..We describe and discuss the mechanisms of action of Bortezomib and provide a detailed review of cardiac amyloidosis, from pathophysiology to diagnosis and treatment...
  20. ncbi request reprint Thyrotropin-secreting pituitary tumor and Hashimoto's disease: a novel association
    Said B Iskandar
    Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Mountain Home, Johnson City, TN 37604 1709, USA
    South Med J 96:933-6. 2003
    ..There is a possibility that TSH elevation related to Hashimoto's disease might have contributed to the development of a TSH-secreting pituitary adenoma...
  21. ncbi request reprint Myocardial injury during standard treatment of an adult with status asthmaticus
    Said B Iskandar
    The Quillen Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Mountain Home, Tennessee, USA 37684 4000, USA
    J Asthma 41:337-42. 2004
    ....
  22. ncbi request reprint Tako-tsubo syndrome as a consequence of transient ischemic attack
    Bernard Abi-Saleh
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Cardiology, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, Tennessee, USA
    Rev Cardiovasc Med 7:37-41. 2006
    ..Several reports of tako-tsubo syndrome or transient left ventricular apical ballooning have been described, especially in Japan. We present a case with the typical features of the syndrome after a cerebrovascular accident...
  23. ncbi request reprint Streptococcus intermedius: an unusual cause of a primary empyema
    Said B Iskandar
    James H Quillen Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Mountain Home, TN 37684 4000, USA
    Tenn Med 99:37-9. 2006
    ..Relatively few studies have investigated primary empyema caused Streptococcus intermedius. This case presentation serves as a reminder to the clinician about primary empyema caused by this micro-organism...
  24. ncbi request reprint Right-sided heart thromboembolism and pulmonary embolism
    Said B Iskandar
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, James H Quillen College of Medicine, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, USA
    Tenn Med 97:34-6. 2004
    ..She responded well to thrombolytics and low molecular weight heparin with resolution of symptoms and improvement of echocardiographic abnormalities...
  25. ncbi request reprint Plasmapheresis as an adjuvant therapy for hypertriglyceridemia-induced pancreatitis
    Said B Iskandar
    Department of Internal Medicine, James H Quillen College of Medicine, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN 37614, USA
    Am J Med Sci 328:290-4. 2004
    ..Experiences with plasmapheresis are limited. We report a case of hypertriglyceridemic necrotizing pancreatitis with mildly elevated amylase and lipase, treated successfully with plasmapheresis...
  26. ncbi request reprint Intercostal artery aneurysm complicating aortic coarctation in a 71-year-old-woman
    Said B Iskandar
    Department of Internal Medicine, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, USA
    Tenn Med 96:269-70. 2003
    ..To our knowledge this is the first case report of aortic coarctation complicated by intercostal aneurysm at this age group...
  27. ncbi request reprint Fever-induced ST-segment elevation with a Brugada syndrome type electrocardiogram
    Sumit Kalra
    Ann Intern Med 148:82-4. 2008
  28. doi request reprint C-reactive protein: the harbinger of cardiovascular diseases
    Bernard Abi-Saleh
    Department of Medicine, University of South Alabama, Mobile, AL, USA
    South Med J 101:525-33. 2008
    ..Discussed in this review is the latest literature about this marker and its association with cardiovascular disease, as well as the latest therapeutic options available...