Tasneem Z Naqvi

Summary

Affiliation: Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Myocardial contractile reserve on dobutamine echocardiography predicts late spontaneous improvement in cardiac function in patients with recent onset idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy
    T Z Naqvi
    Department of Medicine, Cedars Sinai Medical Center and UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 34:1537-44. 1999
  2. ncbi request reprint Beating-heart percutaneous mitral valve repair using a transcatheter endovascular suturing device in an animal model
    Tasneem Z Naqvi
    Edwards Lifesciences, 1 Edwards Way, Irvine, CA 92614, USA
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 69:525-31. 2007
  3. pmc Echo-driven V-V optimization determines clinical improvement in non responders to cardiac resynchronization treatment
    Tasneem Z Naqvi
    Cardiac Non Invasive Laboratory, Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Cardiovasc Ultrasound 4:39. 2006
  4. pmc Novel insights on effect of atrioventricular programming of biventricular pacemaker in heart failure--a case series
    Tasneem Z Naqvi
    Cardiac Non Invasive Laboratory, Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Cardiovasc Ultrasound 4:38. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint A new window of opportunity in echocardiography
    Tasneem Z Naqvi
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, University of California, Los Angeles School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California, USA
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 19:569-77. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Electric dissociation within left atrial appendage diagnosed by Doppler echocardiography
    Tasneem Z Naqvi
    Division of Cardiology, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California, USA
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 17:1077-9. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Ultrasound vascular screening for cardiovascular risk assessment. Why, when and how?
    T Z Naqvi
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Minerva Cardioangiol 54:53-67. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Chloroquine-induced cardiomyopathy-echocardiographic features
    Tasneem Z Naqvi
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA 90048, USA
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 18:383-7. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Intracardiac echocardiography for percutaneous mitral valve repair in a swine model
    Tasneem Z Naqvi
    Division of Cardiology, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, University of California Los Angeles, School of Medicine, California, USA
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 19:147-53. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in the link between depression and cardiovascular disease
    Tasneem Z Naqvi
    Division of Cardiology, Cedars Sinai Research Institute, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, University of California School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Psychosom Med 67:S15-8. 2005

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  1. ncbi request reprint Myocardial contractile reserve on dobutamine echocardiography predicts late spontaneous improvement in cardiac function in patients with recent onset idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy
    T Z Naqvi
    Department of Medicine, Cedars Sinai Medical Center and UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 34:1537-44. 1999
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine whether identification of contractile reserve with dobutamine would predict recovery of myocardial function during follow-up in patients with recent onset idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy (IDC)...
  2. ncbi request reprint Beating-heart percutaneous mitral valve repair using a transcatheter endovascular suturing device in an animal model
    Tasneem Z Naqvi
    Edwards Lifesciences, 1 Edwards Way, Irvine, CA 92614, USA
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 69:525-31. 2007
    ..Because of its simplicity, it has been applied in minimally invasive surgery, and recently, in the design of endovascular closed-heart devices...
  3. pmc Echo-driven V-V optimization determines clinical improvement in non responders to cardiac resynchronization treatment
    Tasneem Z Naqvi
    Cardiac Non Invasive Laboratory, Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Cardiovasc Ultrasound 4:39. 2006
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  4. pmc Novel insights on effect of atrioventricular programming of biventricular pacemaker in heart failure--a case series
    Tasneem Z Naqvi
    Cardiac Non Invasive Laboratory, Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Cardiovasc Ultrasound 4:38. 2006
    ..Echocardiography plays an integral role in the diagnosis of congestive heart failure including measurement of left heart pressure as well as mechanical dyssynchrony...
  5. ncbi request reprint A new window of opportunity in echocardiography
    Tasneem Z Naqvi
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, University of California, Los Angeles School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California, USA
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 19:569-77. 2006
    ..However, physical barriers such as bandages, inability for patients to turn because of intubation, arterial lines, and organ and life support machines make echocardiographic imaging challenging...
  6. ncbi request reprint Electric dissociation within left atrial appendage diagnosed by Doppler echocardiography
    Tasneem Z Naqvi
    Division of Cardiology, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California, USA
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 17:1077-9. 2004
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Ultrasound vascular screening for cardiovascular risk assessment. Why, when and how?
    T Z Naqvi
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Minerva Cardioangiol 54:53-67. 2006
    ..Other controversial areas in methodology such as difference between plaque vs IMT in CV risk prediction will be discussed. Finally tools and skill a clinician will need to be able to do this technique will be discussed...
  8. ncbi request reprint Chloroquine-induced cardiomyopathy-echocardiographic features
    Tasneem Z Naqvi
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA 90048, USA
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 18:383-7. 2005
    ..This is the first case report describing a cardiomyopathy with prolonged use of chloroquine involving the conduction system, cardiac valves, and the myocardium with reversal on discontinuation of the drug...
  9. ncbi request reprint Intracardiac echocardiography for percutaneous mitral valve repair in a swine model
    Tasneem Z Naqvi
    Division of Cardiology, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, University of California Los Angeles, School of Medicine, California, USA
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 19:147-53. 2006
    ..We examined the use of intracardiac echocardiography (ICE) in providing online ICE images necessary for successful perctunaneous MV repair by Alfieri stitch technique-based percutaneous edge-to-edge device in a swine model...
  10. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in the link between depression and cardiovascular disease
    Tasneem Z Naqvi
    Division of Cardiology, Cedars Sinai Research Institute, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, University of California School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Psychosom Med 67:S15-8. 2005
    ..Whether effective treatment of depression lowers cardiac mortality remains to be proven...
  11. ncbi request reprint Comparison of usefulness of left ventricular diastolic versus systolic function as a predictor of outcome following primary percutaneous coronary angioplasty for acute myocardial infarction
    Tasneem Z Naqvi
    The Cedars Sinai Medical Center, University of California Los Angeles School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Am J Cardiol 97:160-6. 2006
    ..02). In conclusion, in patients who are treated with primary PCI for a first AMI, E/E' velocity ratio and mitral inflow E-wave deceleration time are strong predictors of in-hospital cardiac events and of LVEF at 6-month follow-up...
  12. ncbi request reprint Perioperative clinical decision-making in surgery for mitral valve repair
    T Z Naqvi
    Cardiac Non Invasive Laboratory, Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Cedars Sinai Medical Center and David Geffen UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA 90048, USA
    Minerva Cardioangiol 55:213-27. 2007
    ..Discussion will focus on mitral valve repair for degenerative MR of myxomatous etiology and functional and ischemic MR...
  13. ncbi request reprint A novel finding to assess ischemia in pacing stress echocardiography (PASE)
    Tasneem Z Naqvi
    Cardiac Non Invasive Laboratory, Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California 90048, USA
    Echocardiography 24:629-37. 2007
    ..Normalization of heart rate post-pacing stress echocardiography (PASE) could enable evaluation of effect of ischemia on diastolic function...
  14. ncbi request reprint Anorexigen-induced cardiac valvulopathy and female gender
    Tasneem Z Naqvi
    Division of Cardiology, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA 90048, USA
    Curr Womens Health Rep 3:116-25. 2003
    ..Currently, the causal relationship between anorexigen agent use and valvulopathy has been validated, yet the extent and complexity of this important clinical issue remains ill-defined...
  15. ncbi request reprint Echocardiographic and pathologic features of explanted Hancock and Carpentier-Edwards bioprosthetic valves in the mitral position
    T Z Naqvi
    Department of Medicine, Cedars Sinai Medical Center and UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California 90048, USA
    Am J Cardiol 84:1422-7. 1999
    ..The anterior leaflet degenerated most frequently in both valves. These findings suggest that the valve design may influence the mechanisms of porcine valve degeneration...
  16. ncbi request reprint Myocardial Doppler tissue imaging: findings in inferior myocardial infarction and left ventricular hypertrophy--wall motion assessment
    T Z Naqvi
    Cardiac Non Invasive Laboratory, Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California 90048, USA
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 14:867-73. 2001
    ..Because of the geometry of the basal inferior wall and its relation with the posterior medial papillary muscle, differentiating abnormal from normal basal inferior wall motion can be challenging...
  17. ncbi request reprint Comparison of myocardial tissue Doppler with transmitral flow Doppler in left ventricular hypertrophy
    T Z Naqvi
    Cardiac Non Invasive Laboratory, Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Cedars Sinai Medical Center and UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, Calif 90048, USA
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 14:1153-60. 2001
    ..71). In the presence of LVH and preserved left ventricular systolic function, myocardial relaxation time and velocities are more sensitive than mitral Doppler inflow parameters in detecting abnormal left ventricular relaxation...
  18. ncbi request reprint Ultrasound carotid artery intima-media thickness assessment for progression of atherosclerosis in lipid intervention studies
    Tasneem Z Naqvi
    Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Division of Cardiology, 8700 Beverly Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90048, USA
    Curr Opin Investig Drugs 9:256-64. 2008
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  19. ncbi request reprint Early appearance of echo-contrast simulating an intracardiac shunt in a patient with liver cirrhosis and intrapulmonary shunting
    Tasneem Z Naqvi
    Cardiac Non Invasive Laboratory, Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Cedars Sinai Medical Center and UCLA School of Medicine, 8700 Beverly Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90048, USA
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 15:379-81. 2002
    ..Thus, time of appearance of saline contrast in the left heart chambers should not be the sole criterion to distinguish intracardiac from intrapulmonary shunt...
  20. ncbi request reprint Predictors of mortality in paravalvular abscess
    Tasneem Z Naqvi
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California, USA
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 18:1404-8. 2005
    ..Paravalvular abscess formation is an ominous complication of infective endocarditis; however, prognostic variables in paravalvular abscess are poorly defined...
  21. ncbi request reprint Method of atrioventricular programming in atrial flutter in patients with biventricular pacemaker
    Tasneem Z Naqvi
    Cardiac Non Invasive Laboratory, Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, 8700 Beverly Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90048, USA
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 30:948-56. 2007
    ..Virtually all current pacemakers and defibrillators use a programmable mode switch algorithm to switch between atrial tracking modes (DDD, DDDR) to nontracking modes (DDIR, DDI, VVI) during episodes of atrial tachycardia...
  22. ncbi request reprint Recent advances in echocardiography
    Tasneem Z Naqvi
    Cardiac Non Invasive Laboratory, Division of Cardiology, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California 90048, USA
    Expert Rev Cardiovasc Ther 2:89-96. 2004
    ..This review discusses each of these new developments and their potential impact on the practice of echocardiography and cardiology in general...
  23. ncbi request reprint Anticoagulation during pregnancy
    Tasneem Z Naqvi
    Division of Cardiology, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Room 5341, 8700 Beverly Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90048, USA
    Curr Womens Health Rep 2:95-104. 2002
    ..More recently, low molecular weight heparin has been proposed as a safer method of anticoagulation. This review summarizes current data and recommendations on anticoagulation during pregnancy...
  24. ncbi request reprint Thoracic aortic arteriosclerosis in patients with degenerative aortic stenosis with and without coexisting coronary artery disease
    Sorel Goland
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 85:113-9. 2008
    ..Therefore, the aim of our study was to compare the thoracic aortic atheroma extent and severity in patients with severe AS alone and with concomitant CAD by intraoperative transesophageal echocardiography...
  25. ncbi request reprint Usefulness of a hand-carried cardiac ultrasound device for bedside examination of pericardial effusion in patients after cardiac surgery
    Huai Luo
    Division of Cardiology, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California 90048, USA
    Am J Cardiol 94:406-7. 2004
    ..No difference was found in the incidence of effusion based on the type of cardiac surgery. Of patients with a small pericardial effusion on day 3 after surgery, an additional 2 of 41 (5%) developed cardiac tamponade...
  26. ncbi request reprint Correlation of echo-Doppler aortic valve regurgitation index with angiographic aortic regurgitation severity
    Ming Chen
    Division of Cardiology, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California 90048, USA
    Am J Cardiol 92:634-5. 2003
    ..There was a strong correlation between AR severity by angiography and the calculated echo-Doppler ARI (r = 0.84, p = 0.0001). As validated by aortic angiography, the ARI is an accurate reflection of AR severity...
  27. ncbi request reprint Comparison of frequency of left ventricular wall motion abnormalities in patients with a first acute myocardial infarction with versus without left ventricular hypertrophy
    Yoram Neuman
    Division of Cardiology, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, 8700 Beverly Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90048, USA
    Am J Cardiol 94:763-6. 2004
    ..86 (95% confidence interval 1.26 to 6.50) compared with those with normal wall thickness. Consequently, normal LV wall motion by echocardiography in the setting of LV hypertrophy does not exclude AMI...
  28. doi request reprint Echocardiography-guided pacemaker optimization and radial artery tonometry
    Tasneem Z Naqvi
    Cardiac Non Invasive Laboratory, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    J Card Fail 14:583-9. 2008
    ..Biventricular (Biv) pacemaker optimization is underused because of time and echo skill required. We evaluated radial artery tonometry during echo-guided Biv optimization of atrioventricular (AV) and interventricular (VV) delays...
  29. ncbi request reprint Stress echocardiography in octogenarians: transesophageal atrial pacing is accurate, safe, and well tolerated
    Sergio L Kobal
    Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California 90048, USA
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 19:1012-6. 2006
    ..80, P < .001). We demonstrate that pacing stress echocardiography is safe and accurate for detection of myocardial ischemia and, thus, a reliable substitute to exercise and pharmacologic stress testing in octogenarians...
  30. doi request reprint A practical guide to the use of echocardiography in assisting structural heart disease interventions
    Ming Sum Lee
    Division of Cardiology, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, 90033, USA
    Cardiol Clin 31:441-54. 2013
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  31. ncbi request reprint Comparison of effectiveness of hand-carried ultrasound to bedside cardiovascular physical examination
    Sergio L Kobal
    Division of Cardiology, Cedars Sinai Medical Center
    Am J Cardiol 96:1002-6. 2005
    ....
  32. pmc Assessment of aortic stenosis by three-dimensional echocardiography: an accurate and novel approach
    Sorel Goland
    Department of Cardiology and Cardiothoracic Surgery, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Heart 93:801-7. 2007
    ..The role of three-dimensional echocardiography (3D) in the quantitative assessment of AS has not been evaluated so far...
  33. pmc Pre-ejection period by radial artery tonometry supplements echo Doppler findings during biventricular pacemaker optimization
    Nima Taha
    Non Invasive Diagnostic Services and Echocardiography Laboratory, Cardiovascular and Thoracic Institute, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, USA
    Cardiovasc Ultrasound 9:20. 2011
    ..We investigated the role of a simple method involving computerized pre-ejection time (PEP) assessment by radial artery tonometry in guiding Biv pacemaker optimization...
  34. ncbi request reprint Predictors of depressive symptoms post-acute coronary syndrome
    Tasneem Z Naqvi
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Cedars Sinai Research Institute, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, University of California School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    Gend Med 4:339-51. 2007
    ..We examined the influence of gender on the prevalence of acute coronary syndrome (ACS) and the severity of depressive symptoms post-ACS...
  35. ncbi request reprint Usefulness of a hand-carried cardiac ultrasound device to detect clinically significant valvular regurgitation in hospitalized patients
    Sergio L Kobal
    Division of Cardiology, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Am J Cardiol 93:1069-72. 2004
    ..HCCU used by trained cardiologists has high sensitivity for the detection and accurate assessment of the severity of clinically relevant valvular regurgitation...
  36. ncbi request reprint Diagnosis of coronary pseudoaneurysm by Optison
    Tasneem Z Naqvi
    Department of Medicine, Cedars Sinai Medical Center and University of California Los Angeles School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA 90048, USA
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 16:289-92. 2003
    ..Thus, we extend the diagnostic indication of myocardial contrast agents to patients with extracardiac masses...
  37. doi request reprint Echocardiography in percutaneous valve therapy
    Tasneem Z Naqvi
    Echocardiography Laboratory, University of Southern California, Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California 91730, USA
    JACC Cardiovasc Imaging 2:1226-37. 2009
    ..The role of intracardiac echocardiography and live 3-dimensional TEE in percutaneous valve interventions is evolving. This review summarizes the role of echocardiography during percutaneous device-based valve procedures...
  38. ncbi request reprint The effect of granulocyte colony stimulating factor on regional and global myocardial function in the porcine infarct model
    Steve S Lee
    Division of Cardiology, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA 90048, United States
    Int J Cardiol 116:225-30. 2007
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  39. doi request reprint A revised approach to patient selection for cardiac resynchronization treatment using multiple asynchrony parameters in Narrow- and Wide-QRS cardiomyopathy causes cardiac reverse remodelling: a single centre non-randomized prospective study
    Asim M Rafique
    1Cardiac Non Invasive Laboratory, Division of Cardiology, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Europace 12:1127-35. 2010
    ..We determined the effect of CRT in patients with CMP and mechanical asynchrony based on a comprehensive assessment by multiple echocardiographic criteria...
  40. doi request reprint Reduction in mitral regurgitation in patients undergoing cardiac resynchronization treatment: assessment of predictors by two-dimensional radial strain echocardiography
    Sorel Goland
    Cardiac Non Invasive Laboratory, Division of Cardiology, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA USA
    Echocardiography 26:420-30. 2009
    ....
  41. pmc Shortening of atrioventricular delay at increased atrial paced heart rates improves diastolic filling and functional class in patients with biventricular pacing
    Reza Rafie
    Echocardiographic Laboratories, Department of Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California 90033, USA
    Cardiovasc Ultrasound 10:2. 2012
    ..We hypothesized that a shortened AV delay would provide optimal diastolic filling by allowing separation of early and late diastolic filling at increased heart rate (HR) in these patients...
  42. doi request reprint High prevalence of ultrasound detected carotid atherosclerosis in subjects with low Framingham risk score: potential implications for screening for subclinical atherosclerosis
    Tasneem Z Naqvi
    Cardiac Non Invasive Laboratory, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 23:809-15. 2010
    ..The comparative relation of CAC and CIMT and carotid plaque after integration into the FRS is not established. The aim of this study was to develop a CV screening approach incorporating FRS, CAC, and CIMT...
  43. doi request reprint Echocardiography-guided pacemaker programming can improve cardiac hemodynamics in patients undergoing transcatheter aortic valve replacement
    Ming Sum Lee
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Cardiac Non Invasive Laboratories, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California 90033, USA
    Echocardiography 30:853-7. 2013
    ..Here, we report 2 complex TAVR cases where Doppler echocardiography was used to guide adjustment of device settings, leading to improved cardiac hemodynamic profiles. ..
  44. doi request reprint Advances in 3D echocardiography for mitral valve
    Salima Qamruddin
    Echocardiographic Laboratories and Cardiovascular and Thoracic Institute, Division of Cardiology, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Expert Rev Cardiovasc Ther 9:1431-43. 2011
    ..This article highlights recent advances in RT 3D TEE and transthoracic echocardiography echocardiographic imaging of the MV...
  45. ncbi request reprint Comparison of transthoracic and intraoperative transesophageal color flow Doppler assessment of mitral and aortic regurgitation
    Yoram M Neuman
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA 90048, USA
    Cardiology 99:145-52. 2003
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  46. ncbi request reprint Diastolic function assessment incorporating new techniques in Doppler echocardiography
    Tasneem Z Naqvi
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Cedars Sinai Medical Center and UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Rev Cardiovasc Med 4:81-99. 2003
    ..This review summarizes the use of recently developed Doppler techniques for the assessment of LV diastolic function, as well as their application in assessing prognosis and in guiding therapy for various cardiovascular disease states...
  47. ncbi request reprint The usefulness of a 10% air-10% blood-80% saline mixture for contrast echocardiography: Doppler measurement of pulmonary artery systolic pressure
    Doo Soo Jeon
    Division of Cardiology, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California 90048, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 39:124-9. 2002
    ..We assessed an air-blood-saline mixture for Doppler measurement of pulmonary artery systolic pressure (PASP) and the mechanism of enhancement of the Doppler signal by this mixture...
  48. pmc Acute ST segment elevation during exercise stress echocardiography due to severe pulmonary hypertension
    Tung H Nguyen
    University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Cardiovasc Ultrasound 9:18. 2011
    ..This case suggests that an acute elevation in pulmonary artery pressure with RV dilation may be a potential cause of acute ST elevation during stress testing...
  49. ncbi request reprint Usefulness of left ventricular mass in predicting recovery of left ventricular systolic function in patients with symptomatic idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy
    T Z Naqvi
    Department of Medicine, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California 90048, USA
    Am J Cardiol 85:624-9. 2000
    ..Thus, in patients with recent onset IDC, LV mass and diastolic function determine late outcome...
  50. pmc Cerebrovascular mental stress reactivity is impaired in hypertension
    Tasneem Z Naqvi
    Division of Cardiology at Cedars Sinai Heart Institute, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Cardiovasc Ultrasound 7:32. 2009
    ..Brachial artery reactivity in response to shear stress is altered in subjects with hypertension. Since endothelial dysfunction is generalized, we hypothesized that carotid artery (CA) reactivity would also be altered in hypertension...
  51. doi request reprint Electrical dissociation within the left atrium and left atrial appendage diagnosed with transesophageal echocardiography
    Tasneem Z Naqvi
    Echocardiographic Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, USA
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 23:1113.e1-4. 2010
    ..Electrophysiology confirmed dissociated rhythm within the left atrium. This case emphasizes the need for careful Doppler interrogation of the left atrial appendage and its lobes to look for dissociated atrial rhythm...
  52. ncbi request reprint Noninvasive low-frequency ultrasound energy causes vasodilation in humans
    Kiyoshi Iida
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California 90048, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 48:532-7. 2006
    ..We evaluated the potential vasodilator effects of transcutaneous low-frequency ultrasound (US) in human brachial arteries...
  53. doi request reprint Original Investigations. Potential faces of patent foramen ovale (PFO PFO)
    Tasneem Z Naqvi
    Echocardiography Laboratory, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, 1510 San Pablo Street, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    Echocardiography 27:897-907. 2010
    ..Patent foramen ovale (PFO) is diagnosed on echocardiography by saline contrast study with or without color Doppler evidence of shunting. PFO is benign except when it causes embolic events...
  54. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular disease in women: sex differences in presentation, risk factors, and evaluation
    Donna M Polk
    Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Division of Cardiology, 8700 Beverly Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90048, USA
    Curr Cardiol Rep 7:166-72. 2005
    ..Subclincial atherosclerotic disease detection with carotid artery intima media thickness assessment provides an opportunity to target preventive measures in women. This article focuses on some of the sex-specific differences...
  55. doi request reprint Left atrial appendage: structure, function, imaging modalities and therapeutic options
    Salima Qamruddin
    Echocardiography Laboratories, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, 1510, San Pablo Street, Suite 322, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    Expert Rev Cardiovasc Ther 8:65-75. 2010
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  56. ncbi request reprint Association of mitral annulus calcification, aortic valve sclerosis and aortic root calcification with abnormal myocardial perfusion single photon emission tomography in subjects age < or =65 years old
    D S Jeon
    Division of Cardiology, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California 90048, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 38:1988-93. 2001
    ..CONCLUSIONS: When coronary risk factors are also taken into consideration, the presence of multiple calcium deposits in the mitral annulus, aortic valve or aortic root appears to be a marker of CAD in men < or =55 years old and women...
  57. doi request reprint Discordant left and right ventricular optimal atrioventricular and interventricular delays during biventricular pacemaker optimization
    Salima Qamruddin
    Cardiac Non Invasive Diagnostic Services, Echocardiography Laboratories, Cardiovascular and Thoracic Institute, Keck University Hospital and Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Echocardiography 30:751-8. 2013
    ..This RV-LV discordance may contribute to nonresponder rate to cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT) and should be evaluated in a consecutive series of CRT nonresponder patients to help improve CRT response. ..
  58. doi request reprint Echocardiography-guided biventricular pacemaker optimization: role of echo Doppler in hemodynamic assessment and improvement
    Reza Rafie
    Echocardiographic Laboratories, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Expert Rev Cardiovasc Ther 10:859-74. 2012
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  59. doi request reprint Echocardiography-guided biventricular pacemaker optimization
    Tasneem Z Naqvi
    Echocardiographic Laboratories, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, USA
    JACC Cardiovasc Imaging 3:1168-80. 2010
    ..Case examples highlighting hemodynamic derangement in heart failure, tailoring of Biv pacemaker optimization to the underlying physiologic derangement, and its improvement with optimization are presented...
  60. doi request reprint Biventricular pacemaker optimization guided by comprehensive echocardiography-preliminary observations regarding the effects on systolic and diastolic ventricular function and third heart sound
    Nima Taha
    Non Invasive Diagnostic Services and Echocardiography Laboratory, Cardiovascular and Thoracic Institute, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 23:857-66. 2010
    ....
  61. ncbi request reprint Unusual presentation of an acute inferior myocardial infarction
    Kavita Kumar
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Rev Cardiovasc Med 3:152-6. 2002
    ..These entities may present as masses radiographically or echocardiographically. A high clinical suspicion is required for appropriate diagnosis and treatment...
  62. ncbi request reprint Transesophageal echocardiographic evaluation of perioperative systolic murmur in aortic pathology
    Tasneem Z Naqvi
    Cardiac Non Invasive Laboratory, Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Cedars Sinai Medical Center and UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Rev Cardiovasc Med 4:112-6. 2003
    ..Auscultation of a new loud systolic murmur in the upper chest in patients with known aortic disease should alert one to a complication within the ascending aorta...
  63. doi request reprint Predictors of reduction in mitral regurgitation in patients undergoing cardiac resynchronisation treatment
    T Z Naqvi
    Division of Cardiology, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, UCLA School of Medicine 1510, Cardiology, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    Heart 94:1580-8. 2008
    ..CRT causes reduction in MR due to left ventricular (LV) remodelling, but determinants of clinically meaningful MR reduction acutely after CRT have not been evaluated...
  64. ncbi request reprint Novel method of biventricular pacemaker optimization by radial artery tonometer. A case report
    A M Rafique
    Cardiac Noninvasive Laboratory, Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Minerva Cardioangiol 55:385-9. 2007
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  65. ncbi request reprint Aortic root infection in a prosthetic valve demonstrated by gallium-67 citrate SPECT
    L E J Thomson
    Department of Medicine, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Clin Nucl Med 30:265-8. 2005
    ..A perivalvular aortic root abscess was subsequently demonstrated by transesophageal echo. This case illustrates the value of Ga-67 chest SPECT in patients with prosthetic valves for detection of endocarditis...
  66. ncbi request reprint Clinical application of noninvasive vascular ultrasound in cardiovascular risk stratification: a report from the American Society of Echocardiography and the Society of Vascular Medicine and Biology
    Mary J Roman
    Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY, USA
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 19:943-54. 2006
  67. ncbi request reprint American society of echocardiography report. Clinical application of noninvasive vascular ultrasound in cardiovascular risk stratification: a report from the American Society of Echocardiography and the Society for Vascular Medicine and Biology
    Mary J Roman
    Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY, USA
    Vasc Med 11:201-11. 2006
    ..Its application is substantially more challenging than is carotid imaging and remains largely a research technique that is not readily translated into routine clinical practice...
  68. ncbi request reprint Comparison of usefulness of dipyridamole stress myocardial contrast echocardiography to technetium-99m sestamibi single-photon emission computed tomography for detection of coronary artery disease (PB127 Multicenter Phase 2 Trial results)
    Kevin Wei
    1026 Cobb Hall, Hospital Drive, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA 22901, USA
    Am J Cardiol 91:1293-8. 2003
    ..In patients with normal left ventricular function at rest, a single stress PB127 MCE perfusion study is adequate for the detection of CAD...
  69. ncbi request reprint Rationale and design: the VALsartan In Diastolic Dysfunction (VALIDD) Trial: evolving the management of diastolic dysfunction in hypertension
    Rajesh Janardhanan
    Cardiovascular Division, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am Heart J 152:246-52. 2006
    ....
  70. ncbi request reprint Percutaneous stent-mounted valve for treatment of aortic or pulmonary valve disease
    John G Webb
    Division of Cardiology, St Paul s Hospital, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 63:89-93. 2004
    ..Further evolution of this technology will involve lower-profile devices with design features that facilitate vascular delivery, visualization, positioning, deployment, and valvular function...
  71. ncbi request reprint Effect of angiotensin receptor blockade and antihypertensive drugs on diastolic function in patients with hypertension and diastolic dysfunction: a randomised trial
    Scott D Solomon
    Cardiovascular Division, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Lancet 369:2079-87. 2007
    ....
  72. ncbi request reprint Guidelines for noninvasive vascular laboratory testing: a report from the American Society of Echocardiography and the Society for Vascular Medicine and Biology
    Marie Gerhard-Herman
    Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Vasc Med 11:183-200. 2006
    ..A section on the important topic of vascular laboratory accreditation is included. Finally, additional details regarding proper technique for performance of the various vascular tests and procedures are included in the Appendix...
  73. 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
    ....
  74. doi request reprint Letter by Naqvi and Motallebi regarding article, "Left ventricular resynchronization is mandatory for response to cardiac resynchronization therapy"
    Tasneem Z Naqvi
    Circulation 117:e196; author reply e197. 2008
  75. ncbi request reprint Myocardial contrast echocardiography (MCE) with triggered ultrasound does not cause premature ventricular complexes: evidence from PB127 MCE studies
    Ajit Raisinghani
    University of California San Diego, 92103 8411, USA
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 16:1037-42. 2003
    ..999) and was lower than untriggered intervals (P =.001) in B, suggesting that triggers do not cause PVC. PB127 does not cause increase PVC frequency during or after imaging with triggered ultrasound at mechanical index of 1...