Morteza Naghavi

Summary

Affiliation: Association for Eradication of Heart Attack
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint From vulnerable plaque to vulnerable patient: a call for new definitions and risk assessment strategies: Part II
    Morteza Naghavi
    The Center for Vulnerable Plaque Research, University of Texas Houston, The Texas Heart Institute, and President Bush Center for Cardiovascular Health, Memorial Hermann Hospital, Houston, USA
    Circulation 108:1772-8. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Vulnerable patients are between a 'ROC and a hard place': yes, it's time to screen for coronary artery disease
    Morteza Naghavi
    Association for Eradication of Heart Attack, Houston, TX, USA
    Cleve Clin J Med 74:757-8. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint From vulnerable plaque to vulnerable patient: a call for new definitions and risk assessment strategies: Part I
    Morteza Naghavi
    The Center for Vulnerable Plaque Research, University of Texas Houston, The Texas Heart Institute, and President Bush Center for Cardiovascular Health, Memorial Hermann Hospital, Houston, USA
    Circulation 108:1664-72. 2003
  4. ncbi request reprint Image-based gating of intravascular ultrasound pullback sequences
    Sean M O'Malley
    Department of Computer Science, University of Houston, Houston, TX 77204, USA
    IEEE Trans Inf Technol Biomed 12:299-306. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Thermography basket catheter: in vivo measurement of the temperature of atherosclerotic plaques for detection of vulnerable plaques
    Morteza Naghavi
    Center for Vulnerable Plaque Research, University of Texas Houston Health Science Center, Houston, Texas, USA
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 59:52-9. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint Superparamagnetic iron oxide-based method for quantifying recruitment of monocytes to mouse atherosclerotic lesions in vivo: enhancement by tissue necrosis factor-alpha, interleukin-1beta, and interferon-gamma
    Silvio Litovsky
    Center for Vulnerable Plaque Research, Texas Heart Institute at St Luke s Episcopal Hospital, Houston, Tex, USA
    Circulation 107:1545-9. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint The role of periadventitial fat in atherosclerosis
    Deborah Vela
    Texas Heart Institute at St Luke s Episcopal Hospital, Houston, USA
    Arch Pathol Lab Med 131:481-7. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint From vulnerable plaque to vulnerable patient--Part III: Executive summary of the Screening for Heart Attack Prevention and Education (SHAPE) Task Force report
    Morteza Naghavi
    Association for Eradication of Heart Attack, Houston, Texas 77005, USA
    Am J Cardiol 98:2H-15H. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Analysis of contrast-enhanced intravascular ultrasound images for the assessment of coronary plaque neoangiogenesis: another step closer to the identification of the vulnerable plaque
    E Mendizabal G Ruiz
    Computational Biomedicine Laboratory, Department of Computer Science, University of Houston, TX, USA
    Curr Pharm Des 18:2207-13. 2012
  10. ncbi request reprint Plaque blush, branch location, and calcification are angiographic predictors of progression of mild to moderate coronary stenoses
    Ward Casscells
    University of Texas Houston Health Science Center, and Texas Heart Institute, Houston, Tex, USA
    Am Heart J 145:813-20. 2003

Detail Information

Publications25

  1. ncbi request reprint From vulnerable plaque to vulnerable patient: a call for new definitions and risk assessment strategies: Part II
    Morteza Naghavi
    The Center for Vulnerable Plaque Research, University of Texas Houston, The Texas Heart Institute, and President Bush Center for Cardiovascular Health, Memorial Hermann Hospital, Houston, USA
    Circulation 108:1772-8. 2003
    ..We encourage healthcare policy makers to promote translational research for screening and treatment of vulnerable patients...
  2. ncbi request reprint Vulnerable patients are between a 'ROC and a hard place': yes, it's time to screen for coronary artery disease
    Morteza Naghavi
    Association for Eradication of Heart Attack, Houston, TX, USA
    Cleve Clin J Med 74:757-8. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint From vulnerable plaque to vulnerable patient: a call for new definitions and risk assessment strategies: Part I
    Morteza Naghavi
    The Center for Vulnerable Plaque Research, University of Texas Houston, The Texas Heart Institute, and President Bush Center for Cardiovascular Health, Memorial Hermann Hospital, Houston, USA
    Circulation 108:1664-72. 2003
    ..We encourage healthcare policy makers to promote translational research for screening and treatment of vulnerable patients...
  4. ncbi request reprint Image-based gating of intravascular ultrasound pullback sequences
    Sean M O'Malley
    Department of Computer Science, University of Houston, Houston, TX 77204, USA
    IEEE Trans Inf Technol Biomed 12:299-306. 2008
    ..Our method operates exclusively on the imagery data and does not require ECG or any form of image segmentation or other high-level image analysis. To validate our algorithm, we compare its behavior versus true ECG gating...
  5. ncbi request reprint Thermography basket catheter: in vivo measurement of the temperature of atherosclerotic plaques for detection of vulnerable plaques
    Morteza Naghavi
    Center for Vulnerable Plaque Research, University of Texas Houston Health Science Center, Houston, Texas, USA
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 59:52-9. 2003
    ..The catheters showed satisfactory accuracy, reproducibility, and safety. If confirmed in further studies, it has the potential to be utilized in detection of vulnerable plaques...
  6. ncbi request reprint Superparamagnetic iron oxide-based method for quantifying recruitment of monocytes to mouse atherosclerotic lesions in vivo: enhancement by tissue necrosis factor-alpha, interleukin-1beta, and interferon-gamma
    Silvio Litovsky
    Center for Vulnerable Plaque Research, Texas Heart Institute at St Luke s Episcopal Hospital, Houston, Tex, USA
    Circulation 107:1545-9. 2003
    ..We therefore asked whether SPIO might be used to monitor monocyte recruitment into aortic atherosclerotic plaques...
  7. ncbi request reprint The role of periadventitial fat in atherosclerosis
    Deborah Vela
    Texas Heart Institute at St Luke s Episcopal Hospital, Houston, USA
    Arch Pathol Lab Med 131:481-7. 2007
    ..Periadventitial fat, as a specific adipose tissue subset, has been overlooked in the field of atherosclerosis despite its potential diagnostic and therapeutic implications...
  8. ncbi request reprint From vulnerable plaque to vulnerable patient--Part III: Executive summary of the Screening for Heart Attack Prevention and Education (SHAPE) Task Force report
    Morteza Naghavi
    Association for Eradication of Heart Attack, Houston, Texas 77005, USA
    Am J Cardiol 98:2H-15H. 2006
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  9. ncbi request reprint Analysis of contrast-enhanced intravascular ultrasound images for the assessment of coronary plaque neoangiogenesis: another step closer to the identification of the vulnerable plaque
    E Mendizabal G Ruiz
    Computational Biomedicine Laboratory, Department of Computer Science, University of Houston, TX, USA
    Curr Pharm Des 18:2207-13. 2012
    ..In this paper, we present a review of our original work on coronary VV imaging, discuss subsequent reports by others, and also present the latest on the detection of VV based on CE-IVUS...
  10. ncbi request reprint Plaque blush, branch location, and calcification are angiographic predictors of progression of mild to moderate coronary stenoses
    Ward Casscells
    University of Texas Houston Health Science Center, and Texas Heart Institute, Houston, Tex, USA
    Am Heart J 145:813-20. 2003
    ..Having noted plaques that briefly retained dye after angiography, we interpreted these as plaques with a fissured surface or neovascularization and hypothesized that progression would be predicted by "plaque blush."..
  11. ncbi request reprint Influenza infection exerts prominent inflammatory and thrombotic effects on the atherosclerotic plaques of apolipoprotein E-deficient mice
    Morteza Naghavi
    Center for Vulnerable Plaque Research at the University of Texas Houston Health Science Center, Division of Cardiology, and the Texas Heart Institute, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Circulation 107:762-8. 2003
    ..Here, we report the effect of influenza A virus on the apolipoprotein E-deficient (apoE(-/-)) mouse, an animal model of atherosclerosis...
  12. ncbi request reprint One-class acoustic characterization applied to blood detection in IVUS
    Morteza Naghavi
    Computational Biomedicine Lab, University of Houston, Houston, TX, USA
    Med Image Comput Comput Assist Interv 10:202-9. 2007
    ..Applied to the blood-detection problem on 40 MHz recordings made in vivo in swine, we are able to achieve approximately 95% sensitivity with approximately 90% specificity at a radial resolution of approximately 600 microm...
  13. ncbi request reprint Vasa vasorum imaging: a new window to the clinical detection of vulnerable atherosclerotic plaques
    Stephane Carlier
    Association for Eradication of Heart Attack AEHA, 2472 Bolsover 439, Houston, TX 77005, USA
    Curr Atheroscler Rep 7:164-9. 2005
    ..Due to space limitations, all IVUS images and movies are posted on the website of the Ultimate IVUS Collaborative Project: http://www.ultimateivus.com...
  14. doi request reprint Use of temperature alterations to characterize vascular reactivity
    Obdulia Ley
    Department of Mechanical Engineering, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX, USA
    Clin Physiol Funct Imaging 31:66-72. 2011
    ..Our present results indicate that finger temperature, heat flux and perfusion display varying rates of recovery following ischaemic stimuli and that differential responses are associated with the initial finger temperature...
  15. ncbi request reprint Influenza and cardiovascular disease: a new opportunity for prevention and the need for further studies
    Mohammad Madjid
    Department of Internal Medicine Division of Cardiology, School of Medicine, University of Texas Houston Health Science Center, Houston, Tex, USA
    Circulation 108:2730-6. 2003
  16. doi request reprint Sensitivity of digital thermal monitoring parameters to reactive hyperemia
    Mohammad W Akhtar
    Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Houston, Houston, TX 77204, USA
    J Biomech Eng 132:051005. 2010
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  17. ncbi request reprint Preventive Cardiology: the SHAPE of the future. A Synopsis from the Screening for Heart Attack Prevention and Education (SHAPE) Task Force report
    Morteza Naghavi
    Association for Eradication of Heart Attack AEHA, Houston, TX 77054, USA
    Herz 32:356-61. 2007
    ..The higher the amount of plaques the more intensive treatment is recommended. The SHAPE Task Force urges health-care policy makers to update existing national guidelines for primary prevention of atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease...
  18. ncbi request reprint pH Heterogeneity of human and rabbit atherosclerotic plaques; a new insight into detection of vulnerable plaque
    Morteza Naghavi
    Center for Vulnerable Plaque Research, Texas Heart Institute, University of Texas Houston Health Science Center, 6431 Fanin, MSB 1 246, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Atherosclerosis 164:27-35. 2002
    ..We hypothesized that they also vary in pH and measured pH in living human carotid endarterectomized atherosclerotic plaques (CEA), Watanabe heritable hyperlipidemic (WHHL) rabbit aortas and human umbilical arteries (HUA)...
  19. ncbi request reprint Thermal detection of vulnerable plaque
    Mohammad Madjid
    Division of Cardiology Internal Medicine, University of Texas Houston Health Science Center, USA
    Am J Cardiol 90:36L-39L. 2002
    ..It may be useful for a variety of clinical and research purposes, such as detection of vulnerable plaques and risk stratification of vulnerable patients...
  20. doi request reprint Legislating screening for atherosclerosis
    Erling Falk
    JAMA 299:2147-8; author reply 2148. 2008
  21. ncbi request reprint Intravascular ultrasound-based imaging of vasa vasorum for the detection of vulnerable atherosclerotic plaque
    Sean M O'Malley
    Visual Computing Lab, Dept of Computer Science, Univ of Houston, USA
    Med Image Comput Comput Assist Interv 8:343-51. 2005
    ..We present analyses of in vivo human coronary cases that, for the first time, demonstrate the feasibility of IVUS imaging of VV...
  22. ncbi request reprint Detection of perivascular blood flow in vivo by contrast-enhanced intracoronary ultrasonography and image analysis: an animal study
    Manolis Vavuranakis
    First Department of Cardiology, Unit of Biomedical Engineering, Hippokration Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Clin Exp Pharmacol Physiol 34:1319-23. 2007
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  23. ncbi request reprint Vulnerable atherosclerotic plaque: a multifocal disease
    Ward Casscells
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, Medical School, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, USA
    Circulation 107:2072-5. 2003
  24. ncbi request reprint Tissue pH determination for the detection of metabolically active, inflamed vulnerable plaques using near-infrared spectroscopy: an in-vitro feasibility study
    Tania Khan
    Department of Surgery, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Mass, USA
    Cardiology 103:10-6. 2005
    ..These results demonstrate the feasibility of using NIRS tissue pH in freshly excised atherosclerotic plaques in light of marked pH heterogeneity and warrants future in-vivo investigations on pH measurement of atherosclerotic plaques...
  25. ncbi request reprint Thoughts on the role of the healing professions and the events of September 11, 2001
    Donald Baim
    Circulation 105:1509-10. 2002