William C Roberts

Summary

Affiliation: Baylor University Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Gross and histological features of excised portions of posterior mitral leaflet in patients having operative repair of mitral valve prolapse and comments on the concept of missing (= ruptured) chordae tendineae
    William C Roberts
    Baylor Heart and Vascular Institute, Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, Texas Department of Internal Medicine Division of Cardiology, Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, Texas Department of Pathology, Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, Texas Electronic address
    J Am Coll Cardiol 63:1667-74. 2014
  2. ncbi request reprint Cardiac restriction secondary to massive calcific deposits in the left ventricular cavity
    William C Roberts
    Baylor Heart and Vascular Institute, Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, Texas Department of Pathology, Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, Texas Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, Texas Electronic address
    Am J Cardiol 113:1442-6. 2014
  3. doi request reprint Morphologic features of cardiac sarcoidosis in native hearts of patients having cardiac transplantation
    William C Roberts
    Baylor Heart and Vascular Institute, Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, Texas Department of Pathology, Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, Texas Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, Texas Electronic address
    Am J Cardiol 113:706-12. 2014
  4. doi request reprint Natural history of adults with congenitally malformed aortic valves (unicuspid or bicuspid)
    William Clifford Roberts
    Department of Internal Medicine, Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, TX, USA
    Medicine (Baltimore) 91:287-308. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Comparison of total 12-lead QRS voltage in a variety of cardiac conditions and its usefulness in predicting increased cardiac mass
    William C Roberts
    Department of Internal Medicine, Baylor Heart and Vascular Institute, Dallas, TX, USA
    Am J Cardiol 112:904-9. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Natural history of unoperated aortic stenosis during a 50-year period of cardiac valve replacement
    William C Roberts
    Baylor Heart and Vascular Institute, Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, TX, USA
    Am J Cardiol 112:541-53. 2013
  7. doi request reprint Dramatically different phenotypic expressions of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy in male cousins undergoing cardiac transplantation with identical disease-causing gene mutation
    William C Roberts
    Department of Pathology, Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, TX, USA
    Am J Cardiol 111:1818-22. 2013
  8. doi request reprint Necropsy findings early after transcatheter aortic valve implantation for aortic stenosis
    William C Roberts
    Department of Pathology, Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, USA
    Am J Cardiol 111:448-52. 2013
  9. doi request reprint Aortic medial elastic fiber loss in acute ascending aortic dissection
    William Clifford Roberts
    Baylor Heart and Vascular Institute, Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, USA
    Am J Cardiol 108:1639-44. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Acute aortic dissection with tear in ascending aorta not diagnosed until necropsy or operation (for another condition) and comparison to similar cases receiving proper operative therapy
    William Clifford Roberts
    Department of Internal Medicine Division of Cardiology, Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, USA
    Am J Cardiol 110:728-35. 2012

Detail Information

Publications98

  1. ncbi request reprint Gross and histological features of excised portions of posterior mitral leaflet in patients having operative repair of mitral valve prolapse and comments on the concept of missing (= ruptured) chordae tendineae
    William C Roberts
    Baylor Heart and Vascular Institute, Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, Texas Department of Internal Medicine Division of Cardiology, Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, Texas Department of Pathology, Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, Texas Electronic address
    J Am Coll Cardiol 63:1667-74. 2014
    ..The aim of the study is to describe gross and histological features of operatively excised portions of mitral valves in patients with mitral valve prolapse (MVP)...
  2. ncbi request reprint Cardiac restriction secondary to massive calcific deposits in the left ventricular cavity
    William C Roberts
    Baylor Heart and Vascular Institute, Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, Texas Department of Pathology, Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, Texas Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, Texas Electronic address
    Am J Cardiol 113:1442-6. 2014
    ..The cause of the intracavitary calcific deposits remains unclear, but surgical resection of the deposits has been an effective form of therapy. ..
  3. doi request reprint Morphologic features of cardiac sarcoidosis in native hearts of patients having cardiac transplantation
    William C Roberts
    Baylor Heart and Vascular Institute, Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, Texas Department of Pathology, Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, Texas Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, Texas Electronic address
    Am J Cardiol 113:706-12. 2014
    ....
  4. doi request reprint Natural history of adults with congenitally malformed aortic valves (unicuspid or bicuspid)
    William Clifford Roberts
    Department of Internal Medicine, Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, TX, USA
    Medicine (Baltimore) 91:287-308. 2012
    ..Data from this study suggest that about 75% of them will develop a major complication. Conversely, and encouragingly, about 25% will go through life without a complication...
  5. doi request reprint Comparison of total 12-lead QRS voltage in a variety of cardiac conditions and its usefulness in predicting increased cardiac mass
    William C Roberts
    Department of Internal Medicine, Baylor Heart and Vascular Institute, Dallas, TX, USA
    Am J Cardiol 112:904-9. 2013
    ..In conclusion, 12-lead QRS voltage is useful in predicting increased cardiac mass, but that predictability is dependent in part on the cause of the increased cardiac mass. ..
  6. doi request reprint Natural history of unoperated aortic stenosis during a 50-year period of cardiac valve replacement
    William C Roberts
    Baylor Heart and Vascular Institute, Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, TX, USA
    Am J Cardiol 112:541-53. 2013
    ..In conclusion, the length of survival in adults with AS is related to valve structure, gender, presence of cardiac-related symptoms, cardiac mass, and quantity of calcium in the aortic valve cusps...
  7. doi request reprint Dramatically different phenotypic expressions of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy in male cousins undergoing cardiac transplantation with identical disease-causing gene mutation
    William C Roberts
    Department of Pathology, Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, TX, USA
    Am J Cardiol 111:1818-22. 2013
    ..The heart mass and the age of onset of symptoms was similar in each patient. A number of other family members had evidence of HC...
  8. doi request reprint Necropsy findings early after transcatheter aortic valve implantation for aortic stenosis
    William C Roberts
    Department of Pathology, Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, USA
    Am J Cardiol 111:448-52. 2013
    ..The other patient developed fatal cardiac tamponade secondary to perforation of the right ventricular wall by a pacemaker catheter...
  9. doi request reprint Aortic medial elastic fiber loss in acute ascending aortic dissection
    William Clifford Roberts
    Baylor Heart and Vascular Institute, Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, USA
    Am J Cardiol 108:1639-44. 2011
    ..Thus, underlying abnormal ascending aortic structure uncommonly precedes acute dissection...
  10. doi request reprint Acute aortic dissection with tear in ascending aorta not diagnosed until necropsy or operation (for another condition) and comparison to similar cases receiving proper operative therapy
    William Clifford Roberts
    Department of Internal Medicine Division of Cardiology, Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, USA
    Am J Cardiol 110:728-35. 2012
    ..Because the autopsy rate today is so low, the percentage not diagnosed clinically is probably >23%...
  11. doi request reprint Frequency of congenitally bicuspid aortic valves in patients ≥80 years of age undergoing aortic valve replacement for aortic stenosis (with or without aortic regurgitation) and implications for transcatheter aortic valve implantation
    William Clifford Roberts
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, USA
    Am J Cardiol 109:1632-6. 2012
    ....
  12. doi request reprint Cardiac findings at necropsy in patients with chronic kidney disease maintained on chronic hemodialysis
    William C Roberts
    Pathology Branch, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Medicine (Baltimore) 91:165-78. 2012
    ..Only a minority of the calcific deposits, however, appeared to lead to cardiac dysfunction or myocardial ischemia during life...
  13. doi request reprint Effect of coronary bypass and valve structure on outcome in isolated valve replacement for aortic stenosis
    William Clifford Roberts
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, USA
    Am J Cardiol 109:1334-40. 2012
    ..In conclusion, although concomitant CABG had no effect on the adjusted probability of survival, the type of aortic valve (unicuspid or bicuspid vs tricuspid) significantly affected the unadjusted and adjusted probability of survival...
  14. doi request reprint Cardiac transplantation in adults with aortic valve disease with focus on the bicuspid aortic valve
    William Clifford Roberts
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, USA
    Am J Cardiol 109:1212-4. 2012
    ..Previous reports of patients having AVR or repair before, during, and after CT were reviewed...
  15. doi request reprint Carcinoid heart disease without the carcinoid syndrome but with quadrivalvular regurgitation and unsuccessful operative intervention
    William Clifford Roberts
    Department of Pathology, Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, TX, USA
    Am J Cardiol 107:788-92. 2011
    ..Pulmonary hypertension, very unusual in carcinoid heart disease, persisted postoperatively and probably played a role in the patient's early death. Hepatic metastasis with ovarian primary is most unusual in this circumstance...
  16. ncbi request reprint Frequency and extent of media in the internal carotid artery in "endarterectomy" specimens
    William Clifford Roberts
    Department of Pathology, Baylor Heart and Vascular Institute, Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, USA
    Am J Cardiol 99:990-2. 2007
    ..In 116 patients (79%), >75% of the arterial circumference of the internal carotid artery contained media. The proper term for this operative procedure might better be "endomediaectomy" rather than "endarterectomy."..
  17. ncbi request reprint Fatal cardiac arrest in the hospital during transfer from Gurney to operating table for planned coronary artery bypass grafting and mitral valve repair
    William Clifford Roberts
    Department of Internal Medicine, Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, TX 75226, USA
    Am J Geriatr Cardiol 16:192-6. 2007
  18. doi request reprint Some previously neglected examples of arrhythmogenic right ventricular dysplasia/cardiomyopathy and frequency of its various reported manifestations
    William Clifford Roberts
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, USA
    Am J Cardiol 106:268-74. 2010
    ..Nevertheless, because the name "ARVD" has been commonly used and recognized for >30 years, it is probably best retained for this condition...
  19. ncbi request reprint Sudden collapse in aortic stenosis
    William Clifford Roberts
    Department of Internal Medicine, The Division of Cardiology, Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, TX 75226, USA
    Am J Geriatr Cardiol 16:319-20. 2007
  20. doi request reprint Identifying cardiovascular syphilis at operation
    William Clifford Roberts
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, USA
    Am J Cardiol 104:1588-94. 2009
    ..Although the serologic test results for syphilis might be negative, antibiotic therapy is recommended for patients with panaortitis requiring resection of the ascending aorta with or without aortic regurgitation...
  21. doi request reprint Full blown cardiovascular syphilis with aneurysm of the innominate artery
    William Clifford Roberts
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, USA
    Am J Cardiol 104:1595-600. 2009
    ..In conclusion, syphilis producing aneurysm of the innominate artery is unusual but is always associated with syphilitic involvement of the thoracic aorta...
  22. ncbi request reprint Valve structure and survival in octogenarians having aortic valve replacement for aortic stenosis (+/- aortic regurgitation) with versus without coronary artery bypass grafting at a single US medical center (1993 to 2005)
    William Clifford Roberts
    Department of Internal Medicine Division of Cardiology, Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, USA
    Am J Cardiol 100:489-95. 2007
    ..In conclusion, gender, valve structure, preoperative severity of the AS, or performance of simultaneous CABG did not effect survival in octogenarians having AVR for AS...
  23. ncbi request reprint The editor's roundtable: revisiting the role of beta blockers in hypertension
    William C Roberts
    Baylor Heart and Vascular Institute, Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, USA
    Am J Cardiol 100:253-67. 2007
  24. ncbi request reprint Valve structure and survival in septuagenarians having aortic valve replacement for aortic stenosis (+/-aortic regurgitation) with versus without coronary artery bypass grafting at a single US medical center (1993 to 2005)
    William Clifford Roberts
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, USA
    Am J Cardiol 100:1157-65. 2007
    ..54, 95% confidence intervals 0.36 to 0.81). The hazard ratio was estimated after adjusting for concomitant CABG. In conclusion, aortic valve structure affected late, but not early survival in septuagenarians undergoing AVR for AS...
  25. doi request reprint Cardiac transplantation for cardiac sarcoidosis with initial diagnosis by examination of the left ventricular apical "core" excised for insertion of a left ventricular assist device for severe chronic heart failure
    William Clifford Roberts
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, USA
    Am J Cardiol 103:110-4. 2009
    ..In conclusion, excision of a portion of left ventricular wall to enable insertion of a therapeutic device (LVAD) can also serve as the means of definitive diagnosis of the underlying cardiac condition...
  26. doi request reprint The cause of atherosclerosis
    William C Roberts
    Baylor Heart and Vascular Institute, 621 N Hall Street, Dallas, TX 75226, USA
    Nutr Clin Pract 23:464-7. 2008
  27. doi request reprint The editor's roundtable: management and treatment of non-ST-segment elevation in acute coronary syndromes
    William C Roberts
    Baylor Heart and Vascular Institute, Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, USA
    Am J Cardiol 101:1580-98. 2008
  28. doi request reprint Comparison of interpretations of valve structure between cardiac surgeon and cardiac pathologist among adults having isolated aortic valve replacement for aortic valve stenosis (+/- aortic regurgitation)
    William Clifford Roberts
    Baylor Heart and Vascular Institute, Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, USA
    Am J Cardiol 103:1139-45. 2009
    ....
  29. doi request reprint Comparison of heavier versus lighter operatively excised stenotic aortic valves in adults with aortic stenosis and implications for percutaneous aortic valve implantation without replacement
    William Clifford Roberts
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, USA
    Am J Cardiol 104:393-405. 2009
    ..It seems reasonable to avoid percutaneous aortic valve implantation in patients with heavily calcified stenotic aortic valves, most of which are either congenitally unicuspid or bicuspid...
  30. ncbi request reprint Morphologic features of atherosclerotic plaque in occlusive femoral artery disease treated by endarterectomy
    William Clifford Roberts
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, TX 75226, USA
    Am J Geriatr Cardiol 17:50-2. 2008
  31. ncbi request reprint Valve structure and survival in quadragenarians having aortic valve replacement for aortic stenosis (+/-aortic regurgitation) with versus without coronary artery bypass grafting at a single US medical center (1993 to 2005)
    William Clifford Roberts
    Department of Internal Medicine Division of Cardiology, Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, Texas 75246, USA
    Am J Cardiol 100:1683-90. 2007
    ..In conclusion, of the 48 quadragenarians having AVR for AS, 47 (98%) had a congenitally malformed aortic valve, 60-day mortality was zero, and late mortality was low (8%)...
  32. ncbi request reprint Valve structure and survival in quinquagenarians having aortic valve replacement for aortic stenosis (+/-aortic regurgitation) with versus without coronary artery bypass grafting at a single US medical center (1993 to 2005)
    William Clifford Roberts
    Department of Internal Medicine Division of Cardiology, Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, Texas 75246, USA
    Am J Cardiol 100:1584-91. 2007
    ..In conclusion, aortic valve structure affected the unadjusted late survival in quinquagenarians undergoing AVR for AS, but concomitant CABG, gender, and transvalvular peak systolic gradient had no effect...
  33. doi request reprint Massive acute infarction of the right ventricular wall without or only minimal infarction of the left ventricular wall after aortic valve replacement with or without simultaneous replacement of the ascending aorta
    William Clifford Roberts
    Baylor Heart and Vascular Institute, Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, TX 75246, USA
    Cardiovasc Pathol 19:187-90. 2010
    ..Such massive infarction of the RV free wall has not been reported previously...
  34. ncbi request reprint Valve structure and survival in sexagenarians having aortic valve replacement for aortic stenosis (+/-aortic regurgitation) with versus without coronary artery bypass grafting at a single US medical center (1993 to 2005)
    William Clifford Roberts
    Department of Internal Medicine Division of Cardiology, Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, TX, USA
    Am J Cardiol 100:1286-92. 2007
    ..In conclusion, gender, valve structure, preoperative severity of the AS, or performance of simultaneous CABG did not effect unadjusted survival in sexagenarians undergoing AVR for AS...
  35. doi request reprint Comparison of the structure of the aortic valve and ascending aorta in adults having aortic valve replacement for aortic stenosis versus for pure aortic regurgitation and resection of the ascending aorta for aneurysm
    William Clifford Roberts
    Baylor Heart and Vascular Institute, Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, TX 75246, USA
    Circulation 123:896-903. 2011
    ..To examine this issue, we divided the patients by type of aortic valve dysfunction-either aortic stenosis (AS) or pure aortic regurgitation (AR)-something not previously undertaken...
  36. doi request reprint Examination of isolated ventricular noncompaction (hypertrabeculation) as a distinct entity in adults
    William Clifford Roberts
    Department of Internal Medicine, Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, USA
    Am J Cardiol 108:747-52. 2011
    ..Although these 3 cases anatomically fulfilled the echocardiographic definition of IVNC, review of previous publications containing gross photographs of the heart suggests that IVNC is overdiagnosed at least morphologically...
  37. ncbi request reprint Sudden onset of "cardiac" symptoms, (?) mild or severe aortic valve stenosis involving a congenitally bicuspid aortic valve, and nearly normal coronary arteries in an octogenarian
    William C Roberts
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, TX 75226, USA
    Am J Geriatr Cardiol 15:185-7. 2006
  38. doi request reprint Natural history, clinical consequences, and morphologic features of coronary arterial aneurysms in adults
    William Clifford Roberts
    Baylor Heart and Vascular Institute of Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, USA
    Am J Cardiol 108:814-21. 2011
    ..Despite the coronary aneurysms and the associated luminal narrowing, only 8 patients (40%) had left ventricular wall scarring or necrosis or clinical evidence of myocardial ischemia. Proper therapy remains ill defined...
  39. doi request reprint Effect of body mass index on survival in patients having aortic valve replacement for aortic stenosis with or without concomitant coronary artery bypass grafting
    William Clifford Roberts
    Baylor Heart and Vascular Institute, Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, USA
    Am J Cardiol 108:1767-71. 2011
    ..Better survival was observed in patients with BMIs in the low 30s compared to patients with BMIs in the mid 20s and >40 kg/m(2)...
  40. ncbi request reprint Weights of individual cusps in operatively-excised stenotic three-cuspid aortic valves
    William C Roberts
    Baylor Heart and Vascular Institute and the Departments of Pathology and Medicine, Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, Texas 75246, USA
    Am J Cardiol 94:681-4. 2004
    ..The weight differences appeared to be caused by differing quantities of calcium on the aortic surfaces of the cusps...
  41. ncbi request reprint Comparison of valve structure, valve weight, and severity of the valve obstruction in 1849 patients having isolated aortic valve replacement for aortic valve stenosis (with or without associated aortic regurgitation) studied at 3 different medical centers
    William Clifford Roberts
    Baylor Heart and Vascular Institute, Department of Pathology, Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, TX 75246, USA
    Circulation 112:3919-29. 2005
    ..Aortic valve replacement (AVR) for patients with aortic stenosis (AS) has now been available for 45 years. During this period, indications for the procedure have changed...
  42. ncbi request reprint Frequency by decades of unicuspid, bicuspid, and tricuspid aortic valves in adults having isolated aortic valve replacement for aortic stenosis, with or without associated aortic regurgitation
    William C Roberts
    Baylor Heart and Vascular Institute and the Department of Pathology, Baylor University Medical Center, 3500 Gaston Ave, Dallas, TX 75246, USA
    Circulation 111:920-5. 2005
    ....
  43. ncbi request reprint Relation of weights of operatively excised stenotic aortic valves to preoperative transvalvular peak systolic pressure gradients and to calculated aortic valve areas
    William C Roberts
    Baylor Heart and Vascular Institute and the Departments of Pathology and Medicine, Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 44:1847-55. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to correlate the weights of operatively excised stenotic aortic valves to preoperative transvalvular peak systolic gradients and to calculated aortic valve areas...
  44. ncbi request reprint Weights of individual cusps in operatively-excised congenitally bicuspid stenotic aortic valves
    William C Roberts
    Baylor Heart and Vascular Institute, Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, Texas 75246, USA
    Am J Cardiol 94:678-81. 2004
    ..Of the 39 patients with raphes in neither cusp, 32 cusps (82%) differed in weight and 7 (18%) were of similar weights. The weight of each cusp differed more as the total valve weights increased...
  45. ncbi request reprint Weights of operatively-excised stenotic unicuspid, bicuspid, and tricuspid aortic valves and their relation to age, sex, body mass index, and presence or absence of concomitant coronary artery bypass grafting
    William Clifford Roberts
    Baylor Heart and Vascular Institute and the Department of Pathology, Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, Texas 75246, USA
    Am J Cardiol 92:1057-65. 2003
    ..62 vs 2.76 vs 2.57 g). Weights of operatively-excised stenotic aortic valves provide objective evidence of valvular stenosis...
  46. doi request reprint Natural history of syphilitic aortitis
    William Clifford Roberts
    Baylor Heart and Vascular Institute, Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, USA
    Am J Cardiol 104:1578-87. 2009
    ..If the findings are positive or if characteristic morphologic features of cardiovascular syphilis are suspected, irrespective of the results of the serologic tests, antibiotic therapy appears desirable...
  47. ncbi request reprint Causes of pure aortic regurgitation in patients having isolated aortic valve replacement at a single US tertiary hospital (1993 to 2005)
    William Clifford Roberts
    Department of Pathology, Division of Cardiology, Baylor Heart and Vascular Institute, Baylor University Medical Center, 3500 Gaston Ave, Dallas, TX 75246, USA
    Circulation 114:422-9. 2006
    ..The causes of aortic regurgitation (AR) severe enough to warrant aortic valve replacement (AVR) have received little attention in the last 20 years...
  48. ncbi request reprint Abdominal aortic aneurysm in nonagenarians
    William C Roberts
    Departments of Internal Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Baylor Heart and Vascular Institute, Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, TX 75226, USA
    Am J Geriatr Cardiol 15:319-21. 2006
  49. ncbi request reprint Relation of weights of intraaneurysmal thrombi to maximal right-to-left diameters of abdominal aortic aneurysms
    William Clifford Roberts
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, USA
    Am J Cardiol 98:1519-24. 2006
    ..72, p <0.001) and women (r = 0.88, p <0.001). In conclusion, the intraaneurysmal thrombi consisted virtually entirely of fibrin, indicating no evidence of organization...
  50. ncbi request reprint Isolated aortic valve replacement without coronary bypass for aortic valve stenosis involving a congenitally bicuspid aortic valve in a nonagenarian
    William C Roberts
    Department of Internal Medicine, Divisions of Cardiology and Pathology, and the Baylor Heart and Vascular Institute, Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, TX 75226, USA
    Am J Geriatr Cardiol 15:389-91. 2006
  51. ncbi request reprint Aortic valve replacement for aortic stenosis in nonagenarians
    William Clifford Roberts
    Department of Internal Medicine Division of Cardiology, Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, Texas 75246, USA
    Am J Cardiol 98:1251-3. 2006
    ..Two were in skilled nursing units postoperatively for several weeks. In conclusion, AS can be severe in nonagenarians and may be superimposed on a congenitally bicuspid aortic valve...
  52. ncbi request reprint Clinical and morphologic features of the congenitally unicuspid acommissural stenotic and regurgitant aortic valve
    William Clifford Roberts
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, Tex, USA
    Cardiology 108:79-81. 2007
    ..Because none of these patients had clinical, echocardiographic or hemodynamic evidence of mitral valve disease, a case is made that these valves were congenitally malformed and not the result of an acquired condition...
  53. doi request reprint Anomalous cord from the raphe of a congenitally bicuspid aortic valve to the aortic wall producing either acute or chronic aortic regurgitation
    Travis J Vowels
    Baylor Heart and Vascular Institute, Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, Texas
    J Am Coll Cardiol 63:153-7. 2014
    ..This report calls attention to an unappreciated cause of both acute and chronic aortic regurgitation (AR)...
  54. ncbi request reprint The editor's roundtable: Acute decompensated heart failure
    Vincent E Friedewald
    Department of Internal Medicine, The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Texas, USA
    Am J Cardiol 99:1560-7. 2007
  55. ncbi request reprint Mitral "annular" calcium forming a complete circle "O" causing mitral stenosis in association with a stenotic congenitally bicuspid aortic valve and severe coronary artery disease
    Kevin P Theleman
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, TX 75226, USA
    Am J Geriatr Cardiol 15:58-61. 2006
  56. ncbi request reprint The Editor's Roundtable: arterial thrombosis and acute coronary syndromes
    Vincent E Friedewald
    Department of Internal Medicine, The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, Texas, USA
    Am J Cardiol 100:974-80. 2007
  57. ncbi request reprint The heaviest known operatively-excised aortic valve
    John B Sims
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, USA
    Am J Cardiol 97:588-9. 2006
    ..To the investigators' knowledge, this is the heaviest aortic valve ever encountered in a human being...
  58. doi request reprint 43.3-year durability of a Smeloff-Cutter ball-caged mitral valve
    Stuart J Head
    Cardiopulmonary Research Science and Technology Institute, Dallas, Texas, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 91:606-8. 2011
    ..This is the longest length of time in which a Smeloff-Cutter mechanical valve has been originally implanted...
  59. ncbi request reprint The Editor's Roundtable: cardiac valve surgery
    Vincent E Friedewald
    Department of Internal Medicine, The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, Texas, USA
    Am J Cardiol 99:1269-78. 2007
  60. ncbi request reprint Thrombotic occlusion of the aortic ostia of saphenous venous grafts early after coronary artery bypass grafting by using the Symmetry aortic connector system
    Alan S Donsky
    Department of Internal Medicine Division of Cardiology, Baylor University Medical Center, 3500 Gaston Avenue, Dallas, TX 75246, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 124:397-9. 2002
  61. doi request reprint The editor's roundtable: lipid management beyond statins-reducing residual cardiovascular risk
    Vincent E Friedewald
    Department of Internal Medicine, The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, Texas, USA
    Am J Cardiol 102:559-67. 2008
  62. doi request reprint The Editor's Roundtable: Endothelial dysfunction in cardiovascular disease
    Vincent E Friedewald
    Department of Internal Medicine, The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, Texas, USA
    Am J Cardiol 102:418-23. 2008
  63. doi request reprint The editor's roundtable: nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs and cardiovascular risk
    Vincent E Friedewald
    Department of Internal Medicine, The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, Texas, USA
    Am J Cardiol 102:1046-55. 2008
  64. doi request reprint The editor's roundtable: bare-metal stents versus drug-eluting stents-indications and complications
    Vincent E Friedewald
    Department of Internal Medicine, The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, TX, USA
    Am J Cardiol 102:32-9. 2008
  65. doi request reprint The editor's roundtable: B-type natriuretic peptide
    Vincent E Friedewald
    Department of Internal Medicine, The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, Texas, USA
    Am J Cardiol 101:1733-40. 2008
  66. ncbi request reprint Statin therapy in acute coronary syndrome
    Vincent E Friedewald
    University of Texas Health Sciences Center at Houston, Houston, Texas, USA
    Am J Cardiol 99:213-21. 2007
  67. ncbi request reprint The editor's roundtable: chronic stable angina pectoris
    Vincent E Friedewald
    Department of Internal Medicine, The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, Texas, USA
    Am J Cardiol 100:1635-43. 2007
  68. ncbi request reprint The editor's roundtable: Cardiac resynchronization therapy
    Vincent E Friedewald
    Department of Internal Medicine, The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, Texas, USA
    Am J Cardiol 100:1145-52. 2007
  69. ncbi request reprint Late (>or=6 years) results of combined coronary artery bypass grafting and mitral valve replacement for severe mitral regurgitation secondary to acute myocardial infarction
    Kevin Paul Theleman
    Department of Internal Medicine Cardiology, Baylor Heart and Vascular Institute, Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, Texas 75246, USA
    Am J Cardiol 92:1086-90. 2003
    ..Of the 12 patients with rupture, 6 died within 2 months of operation and the other 6 lived >or=6 years postoperatively; of the 19 patients without rupture, none died within 2 months of operation and 11 (58%) lived at least 6 years...
  70. ncbi request reprint Quantitative comparison of amounts of cross-sectional area narrowing in coronary endarterectomy specimens in patients having coronary artery bypass grafting to amounts of narrowing in the same artery in patients with fatal coronary artery disease studied
    William Clifford Roberts
    Department of Pathology, Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, USA
    Am J Cardiol 99:588-92. 2007
    ..This observation suggests that an even greater emphasis should be placed on primary prevention of atherosclerotic events and, indeed, of atherosclerotic plaques...
  71. ncbi request reprint The editor's roundtable: intravascular ultrasonic imaging of the coronary arteries
    Vincent E Friedewald
    American Journal of Cardiology, and Department of Internal Medicine, The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, Texas, USA
    Am J Cardiol 99:943-50; quiz 950. 2007
  72. doi request reprint The editor's roundtable: psoriasis, inflammation, and coronary artery disease
    Vincent E Friedewald
    Department of Internal Medicine, The University of Texas Medical School, Houston, Texas, USA
    Am J Cardiol 101:1119-26. 2008
  73. doi request reprint The editor's roundtable: atherosclerosis regression
    Vincent E Friedewald
    Department of Internal Medicine, The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, TX, USA
    Am J Cardiol 101:967-74. 2008
  74. ncbi request reprint The editor's roundtable: sudden cardiac death in athletes
    Vincent E Friedewald
    American Journal of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, TX, USA
    Am J Cardiol 100:1451-9. 2007
  75. ncbi request reprint The editor's roundtable: ablation of atrial fibrillation
    Vincent E Friedewald
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, Texas, USA
    Am J Cardiol 100:677-83. 2007
  76. ncbi request reprint Syndrome of protein C deficiency and anterior wall acute myocardial infarction at a young age from a single coronary occlusion with otherwise normal coronary arteries
    Mark A Peterman
    Baylor University Medical Center, 3500 Gaston Avenue, Dallas, TX 75246, USA
    Am J Cardiol 92:768-70. 2003
    ..In addition, 5 previously reported patients with similar findings are summarized...
  77. ncbi request reprint The Editor's Roundtable: major depression in patients with coronary heart disease
    Vincent E Friedewald
    The University of Texas Health Sciences Center at Houston, Houston, Texas, USA
    Am J Cardiol 99:519-29. 2007
  78. ncbi request reprint A Starr-Edwards model 6120 mechanical prosthesis in the mitral valve position for 38 years
    Mark A Peterman
    Department of Internal Medicine Cardiology Division, and the Baylor Heart and Vascular Institute, Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, TX, USA
    Am J Cardiol 97:756-8. 2006
  79. ncbi request reprint Massive calcific deposits in the epicardial coronary arteries in the absence of calcific deposits in the aortic valve cusps and in the mitral valve annulus
    William Clifford Roberts
    Department of Medicine, Jane and Jack Hamilton Heart and Vascular Hospital, Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, TX 75246, USA
    Am J Geriatr Cardiol 11:127-9. 2002
  80. ncbi request reprint Severe regurgitation immediately after replacement of a dysfunctional bioprosthesis in the mitral valve position
    Hassan Farooq
    Baylor University Medical Center, Baylor Heart and Vascular Institute, Dallas, Texas, USA
    Am J Cardiol 95:703-4. 2005
    ..Severe regurgitation immediately after replacement of a cardiac valve with a mechanical prosthesis or a bioprosthesis is a rare occurrence. Such, however, was the case in the patient described...
  81. ncbi request reprint Frequency of atrial fibrillation in patients having mitral valve repair or replacement for pure mitral regurgitation secondary to mitral valve prolapse
    Rafic Fouad Berbarie
    Baylor Heart and Vascular Institute, Dallas, Texas, USA
    Am J Cardiol 97:1039-44. 2006
    ....
  82. ncbi request reprint Heart transplantation for undiagnosed cardiac sarcoidosis
    Alan S Donsky
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, Texas 75246, USA
    Am J Cardiol 89:1447-50. 2002
  83. ncbi request reprint A 105-year-old heart
    Arturo Nájera Herrera
    Baylor Heart and Vascular Institute of Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, TX 75226, USA
    Am J Geriatr Cardiol 16:44-6. 2007
  84. ncbi request reprint The editor's roundtable: high-density lipoprotein cholesterol
    Vincent E Friedewald
    Department of Internal Medicine, The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, Texas, and Lipoprotein and Atherosclerosis Research, Cardiovascular Research Institute, Washington Hospital Center, DC, USA
    Am J Cardiol 99:1698-705. 2007
  85. ncbi request reprint Comparison of findings in patients with versus without atrial fibrillation just before isolated mitral valve replacement for rheumatic mitral stenosis (with or without associated mitral regurgitation)
    John Bryan Sims
    Department of Internal Medicine Division of Cardiology, Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, USA
    Am J Cardiol 97:1035-8. 2006
    ..0 vs 5.2 cm), larger left ventricles in peak systole (4.0 vs 2.6 cm), and more had 2 or 3 coronary arteries narrowed >50% in diameter (23% vs 10%)...
  86. ncbi request reprint Comparison of weights of carotid endarterectomy specimens in the same patient among patients undergoing bilateral procedures at different times
    William Clifford Roberts
    Baylor Heart and Vascular Institute, Baylor University Medical Center, 3500 Gaston Avenue, Dallas, TX 75246, USA
    Am J Cardiol 92:765-7. 2003
    ....
  87. ncbi request reprint Weights of carotid endarterectomy specimens in patients undergoing unilateral procedures
    William Clifford Roberts
    Baylor Heart and Vascular Institute, Baylor University Medical Center, 3500 Gaston Avenue, Dallas, TX 75246, USA
    Am J Cardiol 92:764-5. 2003
    ..4 vs 0.96 g). A large weight variation was found. The smallest specimen weighed 0.38 g, and the largest weighed 4.2 g, a 10-fold difference; the mean weight was 1.25 g...
  88. ncbi request reprint Managing patients with high blood pressure before the introduction of antihypertensive drugs
    William Clifford Roberts
    Baylor Heart and Vascular Institute, Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, USA
    Am J Cardiol 96:1465-6. 2005
  89. ncbi request reprint Systemic hypertension: some observations
    William Clifford Roberts
    Baylor Heart and Vascular Institute, Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, USA
    Am J Cardiol 96:1610-1. 2005
  90. ncbi request reprint Comparison of ages between men and women and their distribution across five age decades among patients undergoing carotid endarterectomy
    William Clifford Roberts
    Baylor Heart and Vascular Institute, Baylor University Medical Center, 3500 Gaston Avenue, Dallas, TX 75246, USA
    Am J Cardiol 92:762-3. 2003
    ....
  91. ncbi request reprint Tumor excision versus valve replacement for papillary fibroelastoma involving the mitral valve
    Mohammad Zaim Nawaz
    Department of Internal Medicine, Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, USA
    Am J Cardiol 97:759-64. 2006
  92. ncbi request reprint Comparison of body mass index among patients with versus without angiographic coronary artery disease
    Sabrina Deann Phillips
    Baylor Heart and Vascular Institute, Department of Internal Medicine, Cardiology Division, Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, Texas 75246, USA
    Am J Cardiol 100:18-22. 2007
    ..In conclusion, patients with coronary narrowing >50% in diameter were less likely to be obese and more likely to be at ideal body weight than the group of patients with absent or lesser degrees coronary narrowing by angiogram...
  93. ncbi request reprint The editor's roundtable: concurrent hypertension and dyslipidemia
    Vincent E Friedewald
    University of Texas Health Sciences Center at Houston, Houston, TX, USA
    Am J Cardiol 99:134-44. 2007
  94. ncbi request reprint Fatal and widespread skeletal myopathy confirmed morphologically years after initiation of simvastatin therapy
    David Demitry Boltan
    Department of Internal Medicine, Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, Texas 75205, USA
    Am J Cardiol 99:1171-6. 2007
    ..A patient is described in whom fatal myopathy occurred, and its cause appears to be the consequence of simvastatin therapy...
  95. ncbi request reprint The heart at necropsy in massive obesity (>300 pounds or >136 kilograms)
    William Clifford Roberts
    Baylor Heart and Vascular Institute, Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, USA
    Am J Cardiol 89:1451. 2002
  96. ncbi request reprint Over-the-counter statin drug
    William Clifford Roberts
    Baylor Heart and Vascular Institute, Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, USA
    Am J Cardiol 94:1362. 2004
  97. ncbi request reprint Miscellany
    William Clifford Roberts
    Am J Cardiol 93:124-8. 2004
  98. ncbi request reprint The Amish, body weight, and exercise
    William Clifford Roberts
    Am J Cardiol 94:1221. 2004