Milind Y Desai

Summary

Affiliation: Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Relation of degree of physical activity to coronary artery calcium score in asymptomatic individuals with multiple metabolic risk factors
    Milind Y Desai
    Ciccarone Preventive Cardiology Center, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 600 N Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Am J Cardiol 94:729-32. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Underlying risk factors incrementally add to the standard risk estimate in detecting subclinical atherosclerosis in low- and intermediate-risk middle-aged asymptomatic individuals
    Milind Y Desai
    Ciccarone Preventive Cardiology Center, Division of Cardiology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Am Heart J 148:871-7. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Delayed contrast-enhanced MRI of the aortic wall in Takayasu's arteritis: initial experience
    Milind Y Desai
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 184:1427-31. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint The apparent inversion time for optimal delayed enhancement magnetic resonance imaging differs between the right and left ventricles
    Milind Y Desai
    Division of Cardiology, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    J Cardiovasc Magn Reson 7:475-9. 2005
  5. doi request reprint Association of aortic atherosclerosis and renal dysfunction
    Milind Y Desai
    Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 21:751-5. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Pulmonary fibrosis on multidetector computed tomography and mortality in patients with radiation-associated cardiac disease undergoing cardiac surgery
    Milind Y Desai
    Heart and Vascular Institute and Imaging Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio Imaging Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio Electronic address
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 148:475-481.e3. 2014
  7. ncbi request reprint Increased aorto-mitral curtain thickness independently predicts mortality in patients with radiation-associated cardiac disease undergoing cardiac surgery
    Milind Y Desai
    Heart and Vascular Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio Electronic address
    Ann Thorac Surg 97:1348-55. 2014
  8. doi request reprint Exercise echocardiography in asymptomatic HCM: exercise capacity, and not LV outflow tract gradient predicts long-term outcomes
    Milind Y Desai
    Heart and Vascular Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio Electronic address
    JACC Cardiovasc Imaging 7:26-36. 2014
  9. doi request reprint Predictors of long-term outcomes in symptomatic hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy patients undergoing surgical relief of left ventricular outflow tract obstruction
    Milind Y Desai
    Tomsich Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Heart and Vascular Institute, Cleveland Clinic, 9500 Euclid Ave, Desk J1 5, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Circulation 128:209-16. 2013
  10. ncbi request reprint Editorial. Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy with ventricular tachycardia
    Deborah H Kwon
    Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Desk F 15, Cleveland Clinic Medicine, 9500 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH, 44195, USA
    Int J Cardiovasc Imaging 24:85-7. 2008

Detail Information

Publications72

  1. ncbi request reprint Relation of degree of physical activity to coronary artery calcium score in asymptomatic individuals with multiple metabolic risk factors
    Milind Y Desai
    Ciccarone Preventive Cardiology Center, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 600 N Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Am J Cardiol 94:729-32. 2004
    ..Thus, asymptomatic patients who have > or =2 metabolic risk factors and who regularly engage in long-duration PA have a lower prevalence of CAC than do those who are sedentary or participate in moderate-duration PA...
  2. ncbi request reprint Underlying risk factors incrementally add to the standard risk estimate in detecting subclinical atherosclerosis in low- and intermediate-risk middle-aged asymptomatic individuals
    Milind Y Desai
    Ciccarone Preventive Cardiology Center, Division of Cardiology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Am Heart J 148:871-7. 2004
    ..High burden of coronary artery calcification (CAC) on electron beam tomography (EBT) is a CHD risk equivalent...
  3. ncbi request reprint Delayed contrast-enhanced MRI of the aortic wall in Takayasu's arteritis: initial experience
    Milind Y Desai
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 184:1427-31. 2005
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  4. ncbi request reprint The apparent inversion time for optimal delayed enhancement magnetic resonance imaging differs between the right and left ventricles
    Milind Y Desai
    Division of Cardiology, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    J Cardiovasc Magn Reson 7:475-9. 2005
    ..We noticed that at a TI optimized for signal suppression of the left ventricle (LV), the right ventricle (RV) appeared brighter...
  5. doi request reprint Association of aortic atherosclerosis and renal dysfunction
    Milind Y Desai
    Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 21:751-5. 2008
    ..Both aortic atherosclerosis (AA) and renal dysfunction are associated with increased morbidity and mortality. We sought to assess the association between AA and renal dysfunction...
  6. ncbi request reprint Pulmonary fibrosis on multidetector computed tomography and mortality in patients with radiation-associated cardiac disease undergoing cardiac surgery
    Milind Y Desai
    Heart and Vascular Institute and Imaging Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio Imaging Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio Electronic address
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 148:475-481.e3. 2014
    ..We sought to determine whether pulmonary fibrosis affects mortality in patients with radiation-associated cardiac disease undergoing cardiothoracic surgery...
  7. ncbi request reprint Increased aorto-mitral curtain thickness independently predicts mortality in patients with radiation-associated cardiac disease undergoing cardiac surgery
    Milind Y Desai
    Heart and Vascular Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio Electronic address
    Ann Thorac Surg 97:1348-55. 2014
    ..We sought to identify clinical and transthoracic echocardiography predictors of long-term mortality in patients with RACD...
  8. doi request reprint Exercise echocardiography in asymptomatic HCM: exercise capacity, and not LV outflow tract gradient predicts long-term outcomes
    Milind Y Desai
    Heart and Vascular Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio Electronic address
    JACC Cardiovasc Imaging 7:26-36. 2014
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  9. doi request reprint Predictors of long-term outcomes in symptomatic hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy patients undergoing surgical relief of left ventricular outflow tract obstruction
    Milind Y Desai
    Tomsich Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Heart and Vascular Institute, Cleveland Clinic, 9500 Euclid Ave, Desk J1 5, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Circulation 128:209-16. 2013
    ..We report the predictors of long-term outcomes of symptomatic hypertrophic cardiomyopathy patients undergoing surgical relief of left ventricular outflow tract obstruction...
  10. ncbi request reprint Editorial. Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy with ventricular tachycardia
    Deborah H Kwon
    Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Desk F 15, Cleveland Clinic Medicine, 9500 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH, 44195, USA
    Int J Cardiovasc Imaging 24:85-7. 2008
  11. doi request reprint Cardiac magnetic resonance in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
    Milind Y Desai
    Tomsich Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Heart and Vascular Institute, Cleveland Clinic, OH 44195, USA
    Curr Cardiol Rep 13:67-76. 2011
    ..With the increasing utilization of multimodality imaging, our understanding of the subtle morphologic differences and their prognostic implications is only going to improve...
  12. doi request reprint Emergence of targeted molecular imaging in atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease
    Milind Y Desai
    Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Heart and Vascular Institute, Cleveland Clinic, 9500 Euclid Avenue, Desk J1 15, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Expert Rev Cardiovasc Ther 7:197-203. 2009
    ..Important targets include inflammatory and endothelial cells, as well as apoptosis and angiogenesis. The next decade should solidify the role of targeted molecular imaging in all aspects of cardiovascular medicine...
  13. doi request reprint Association of myocardial fibrosis, electrocardiography and ventricular tachyarrhythmia in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy: a delayed contrast enhanced MRI study
    Deborah H Kwon
    Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Int J Cardiovasc Imaging 24:617-25. 2008
    ..Delayed hyperenhancement magnetic resonance imaging (DHE-MRI) accurately detects myocardial fibrosis (scar). We sought to determine the association between septal thickness, myocardial scar and VT...
  14. doi request reprint Gender differences in survival in patients with severe left ventricular dysfunction despite similar extent of myocardial scar measured on cardiac magnetic resonance
    Deborah H Kwon
    Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Heart and Vascular Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Eur J Heart Fail 11:937-44. 2009
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  15. doi request reprint Extent of left ventricular scar predicts outcomes in ischemic cardiomyopathy patients with significantly reduced systolic function: a delayed hyperenhancement cardiac magnetic resonance study
    Deborah H Kwon
    Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    JACC Cardiovasc Imaging 2:34-44. 2009
    ....
  16. doi request reprint Preoperative multidetector computed tomograpy angiography for planning of minimally invasive robotic mitral valve surgery: impact on decision making
    Sashidaran Moodley
    Heart and Vascular Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 146:262-8.e1. 2013
    ..We sought to use the strengths of 3-dimensional multidetector computed tomography (MDCT) in assessing aortoiliac atherosclerosis and mitral annular calcification (MAC) and its influence on decision for approach in MV surgery...
  17. doi request reprint Prevalence of significant peripheral artery disease in patients evaluated for percutaneous aortic valve insertion: Preprocedural assessment with multidetector computed tomography
    Vikram Kurra
    Heart and Vascular Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 137:1258-64. 2009
    ..Concomitant atherosclerotic peripheral artery disease limits transfemoral access. We evaluated the potential role of multidetector computed tomography in preoperative assessment of vascular anatomy...
  18. ncbi request reprint Dynamic characterization of aortic annulus geometry and morphology with multimodality imaging: predictive value for aortic regurgitation after transcatheter aortic valve replacement
    Ahmad Masri
    Heart and Vascular Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 147:1847-54. 2014
    ..We hypothesized that reduced annular deformation is associated with higher postprocedural AR and sought to assess incremental value of assessment of aortic annular deformation in prediction of post-TAVR AR...
  19. doi request reprint Cardiac magnetic resonance detection of myocardial scarring in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy: correlation with histopathology and prevalence of ventricular tachycardia
    Deborah H Kwon
    Heart and Vascular Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 54:242-9. 2009
    ....
  20. doi request reprint Long-term outcomes in high-risk symptomatic patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy undergoing alcohol septal ablation
    Deborah H Kwon
    Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Heart and Vascular Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    JACC Cardiovasc Interv 1:432-8. 2008
    ..We sought to assess outcomes of alcohol septal ablation (ASA) in high-risk patients...
  21. doi request reprint Relation of ventricular-vascular coupling to exercise capacity in ischemic cardiomyopathy: a cardiac multi-modality imaging study
    Raymond C Wong
    Department of Cardiovascular Medicine F15, Cleveland Clinic, 9500 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH, 44195, USA
    Int J Cardiovasc Imaging 26:151-9. 2010
    ..Ventricular-vascular coupling at rest may be a clinically important parameter in predicting exercise capacity in patients with advanced heart failure, and may become an additional target for therapeutic interventions...
  22. ncbi request reprint Differences in global and regional left ventricular myocardial mechanics in various morphologic subtypes of patients with obstructive hypertrophic cardiomyopathy referred for ventricular septal myotomy/myectomy
    Taisei Kobayashi
    Heart and Vascular Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio
    Am J Cardiol 113:1879-85. 2014
    ..A combination of LV mechanics and shapes could help differentiate between genetically mediated and other causes of obstructive HC...
  23. pmc Impact of left ventricular volume/mass ratio on diastolic function
    Adisai Buakhamsri
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Cardiology, Desk F 15, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, 9500 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Eur Heart J 30:1213-21. 2009
    ..To assess the impact of left ventricular (LV) volume/mass ratio on diastolic function parameters in subjects with dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM) or hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM) and healthy controls...
  24. pmc Myocardial scar burden predicts survival benefit with implantable cardioverter defibrillator implantation in patients with severe ischaemic cardiomyopathy: influence of gender
    Deborah H Kwon
    Heart and Vascular Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    Heart 100:206-13. 2014
    ..In addition, we sought to determine the impact of gender on survival benefit with ICD implantation...
  25. doi request reprint Effect of protocol choice on phase contrast cardiac magnetic resonance flow measurement in the ascending aorta: breath-hold and non-breath-hold
    Michael A Bolen
    Imaging Institute, Cleveland Clinic, 9500 Euclid Avenue, J1 4, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Int J Cardiovasc Imaging 29:113-20. 2013
    ..This finding is relevant to patients imaged serially for the evaluation of cardiac output or valve (aortic or mitral) insufficiency, for whom adherence to one PC-MRI breathing protocol is likely most effective...
  26. doi request reprint Extent of thoracic aortic atheroma burden and long-term mortality after cardiothoracic surgery: a computed tomography study
    Vikram Kurra
    Imaging Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio 44106, USA
    JACC Cardiovasc Imaging 3:1020-9. 2010
    ....
  27. doi request reprint Long-term survival of patients with radiation heart disease undergoing cardiac surgery: a cohort study
    Willis Wu
    Heart and Vascular Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Circulation 127:1476-85. 2013
    ..We sought to measure long-term survival in RAHD patients undergoing CTS, to compare them with a matched control population undergoing similar surgical procedures, and to identify potential predictors of long-term survival...
  28. ncbi request reprint Survival in patients with severe ischemic cardiomyopathy undergoing revascularization versus medical therapy: association with end-systolic volume and viability
    Deborah H Kwon
    Heart and Vascular Institute, The Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Circulation 126:S3-8. 2012
    ..We sought to determine whether the contribution of viability as myocardial scar burden (SB) to predict revascularization outcomes could be modulated by end-systolic volume index (ESVi)...
  29. doi request reprint Characteristics and surgical outcomes of symptomatic patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy with abnormal papillary muscle morphology undergoing papillary muscle reorientation
    Deborah H Kwon
    Tomsich Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Heart and Vascular Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 140:317-24. 2010
    ..We report the outcomes of patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy undergoing surgical papillary muscle reorientation versus those of patients undergoing standard surgical procedures...
  30. ncbi request reprint Aortic stiffness independently predicts exercise capacity in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy: a multimodality imaging study
    Bethany A Austin
    Heart and Vascular Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Heart 96:1303-10. 2010
    ..Pulse wave velocity (PWV), determined by cardiac magnetic resonance (CMR), measures aortic stiffness and is abnormal in patients with HCM in comparison with controls...
  31. doi request reprint Association between septal strain rate and histopathology in symptomatic hypertrophic cardiomyopathy patients undergoing septal myectomy
    Taisei Kobayashi
    Heart and Vascular Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH
    Am Heart J 166:503-11. 2013
    ..We sought to determine the association between septal SR and histopathologic findings in symptomatic HCM patients who underwent surgical myectomy...
  32. doi request reprint Association between regional ventricular function and myocardial fibrosis in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy assessed by speckle tracking echocardiography and delayed hyperenhancement magnetic resonance imaging
    Zoran B Popovic
    Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Heart and Vascular Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 21:1299-305. 2008
    ..003). Longitudinal, circumferential, and radial strains are decreased in patients with HCM even in the absence of fibrosis. Myocardial fibrosis is associated with depressed longitudinal strain in patients with HCM...
  33. ncbi request reprint Association of total cholesterol/ high-density lipoprotein cholesterol ratio with proximal coronary atherosclerosis detected by multislice computed tomography
    Deepu Nair
    Cardiovascular Imaging Laboratory, Heart and Vascular Institute, 9500 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Prev Cardiol 12:19-26. 2009
    ..04) and significant CAD (19% vs 9%, P = .009). On multivariate logistic regression analysis, only age, sex, and TC/HDL-C ratio > or = 4 were associated with significant CAD and proximal plaque...
  34. doi request reprint Three-dimensional imaging in the context of minimally invasive and transcatheter cardiovascular interventions using multi-detector computed tomography: from pre-operative planning to intra-operative guidance
    Paul Schoenhagen
    Imaging Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Desk J 1 4, 9500 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH, USA
    Eur Heart J 31:2727-40. 2010
    ..This is in particular true, because data showing improved outcome or even non-inferiority for most of the emerging transcatheter procedures are still lacking...
  35. ncbi request reprint Predictors of long-term outcomes in patients with significant myxomatous mitral regurgitation undergoing exercise echocardiography
    Peyman Naji
    Heart and Vascular Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH
    Circulation 129:1310-9. 2014
    ..Such patients benefit from mitral valve surgery. Exercise echocardiography aids in risk stratification and helps decide surgical timing. We sought to assess predictors of outcomes in such patients undergoing exercise echocardiography...
  36. doi request reprint Aortic stiffness is increased in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy with myocardial fibrosis: novel insights in vascular function from magnetic resonance imaging
    Thananya Boonyasirinant
    Cardiovascular Imaging Laboratory, Imaging Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 54:255-62. 2009
    ....
  37. doi request reprint Prognostic utility of 64-slice computed tomography in patients with suspected but no documented coronary artery disease
    Thomas P Carrigan
    Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Desk F 15, Heart and Vascular Institute, Cleveland Clinic, 9500 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Eur Heart J 30:362-71. 2009
    ..We sought to assess the incremental prognostic value of 64-slice CT in patients with suspected but no documented CAD...
  38. doi request reprint Updated meta-analysis of septal alcohol ablation versus myectomy for hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
    Shikhar Agarwal
    Internal Medicine, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 55:823-34. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to perform a systematic review and meta-analysis of comparative studies to compare outcomes of septal ablation (SA) with septal myectomy (SM) for treatment of hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy (HOCM)...
  39. pmc Predictors of mitral annulus early diastolic velocity: impact of long-axis function, ventricular filling pattern, and relaxation
    Zoran B Popovic
    Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Heart and Vascular Institute, Cleveland Clinic, 9500 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Eur J Echocardiogr 12:818-25. 2011
    ..Although left ventricular (LV) relaxation is well recognized as a predictor of mitral annulus (MA) early diastolic (E') velocity, its significance relative to other predictors of E' is less well understood...
  40. doi request reprint Abnormally thickened papillary muscle resulting in dynamic left ventricular outflow tract obstruction: an unusual presentation of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
    Bethany A Austin
    Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Heart and Vascular Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 22:105.e5-6. 2009
    ..This was confirmed using multimodality imaging, including echocardiography and magnetic resonance imaging. He successfully underwent surgery for papillary muscle realignment without septal myectomy...
  41. doi request reprint Three-dimensional imaging of the aortic valve and aortic root with computed tomography: new standards in an era of transcatheter valve repair/implantation
    Paul Schoenhagen
    Imaging Institute and Heart and Vascular Institute, The Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Eur Heart J 30:2079-86. 2009
    ..Procedural planning based on 3D imaging has already become routine for other endovascular procedures including aortic stent grafts, but is in its infancy in the context of transcatheter valve insertion...
  42. doi request reprint Comparison of severity of aortic regurgitation by cardiovascular magnetic resonance versus transthoracic echocardiography
    Ruvin S Gabriel
    Heart and Vascular Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Ohio, USA
    Am J Cardiol 108:1014-20. 2011
    ..In conclusion, the quantitative RF values of AR severity using phase-contrast flow are best assessed in the proximal ascending aorta and differ from recognized quantitative echocardiographic criteria...
  43. doi request reprint Integration of 3D imaging data in the assessment of aortic stenosis: impact on classification of disease severity
    Bridget O'Brien
    Heart and Vascular Institute and Imaging Institute, The Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Circ Cardiovasc Imaging 4:566-73. 2011
    ..We evaluated incremental utility of 3D multidetector computed tomography (MDCT) over TTE assessment of AS severity...
  44. doi request reprint Association of coronary atherosclerosis detected by multislice computed tomography and traditional risk-factor assessment
    Deepu Nair
    Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Cardiovascular Imaging Laboratory, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    Am J Cardiol 102:316-20. 2008
    ..In conclusion, of patients with a low and intermediate Framingham risk score, a significant proportion had proximal atherosclerotic plaque or obstructive CAD...
  45. ncbi request reprint Characterization of internal pudendal artery atherosclerosis using aortography and multi-detector computed angiography
    Femi Philip
    Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Heart and Vascular Institute, Cleveland Clinic Cleveland, Ohio
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 82:E516-21. 2013
    ..To compare multi-detector computed tomography (MDCT) and aortography in the assessment of the internal pudendal artery (IPA) anatomy and degree of atherosclerosis...
  46. ncbi request reprint Left atrial appendage filling defects identified by multidetector computed tomography in patients undergoing radiofrequency pulmonary vein antral isolation: a comparison with transesophageal echocardiography
    Yuli Y Kim
    Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Am Heart J 154:1199-205. 2007
    ..We sought to determine the accuracy of MDCT to qualitatively and quantitatively detect severe spontaneous echo contrast (SEC) or thrombus by TEE in the left atrial appendage (LAA)...
  47. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of computed tomographic angiography before reoperative coronary artery bypass grafting: a decision-analytic model
    Hemal Gada
    Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Heart and Vascular Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes 5:705-10. 2012
    ..We sought to define the cost-effectiveness of CTA using a Markov model...
  48. doi request reprint Cardiac magnetic resonance in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
    Andrew C Y To
    Heart and Vascular Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    JACC Cardiovasc Imaging 4:1123-37. 2011
    ..The increasing incorporation of multimodality imaging of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy in clinical practice will continue to improve our understanding of the subtle morphologic differences and their prognostic implications...
  49. doi request reprint Temporal trends in utilization of cardiac computed tomography
    Ala Eddin M Ayyad
    Cleveland Clinic, Heart and Vascular Institute, Cleveland, OH, USA
    J Cardiovasc Comput Tomogr 3:16-21. 2009
    ..We sought to compare the appropriateness of cardiac CT examinations before and after these criteria were published...
  50. doi request reprint Multidetector computed tomographic angiography in planning of reoperative cardiothoracic surgery
    Apur R Kamdar
    Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 85:1239-45. 2008
    ..We sought to determine if high-risk preoperative MDCTA findings were associated with greater use of preventive surgical strategies during redo cardiac surgery in patients with prior CABG...
  51. doi request reprint Isolated left ventricular non-compaction controversies in diagnostic criteria, adverse outcomes and management
    Paaladinesh Thavendiranathan
    Department of Cardiology, Heart and Vascular Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Heart 99:681-9. 2013
    ..In this review, we provide an overview of the current controversies in the clinical diagnosis of LVNC, and suggest a management approach...
  52. doi request reprint Aortic volume as an indicator of disease progression in patients with untreated infrarenal abdominal aneurysm
    Rahul D Renapurkar
    Cardiovascular Imaging Laboratory, Imaging Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH, United States
    Eur J Radiol 81:e87-93. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess the relationship between the volume and maximal diameter of the abdominal aorta in patients with untreated infrarenal AAA...
  53. doi request reprint Cardiac magnetic resonance in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy: current state of the art
    Deborah H Kwon
    Heart and Vascular Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Expert Rev Cardiovasc Ther 8:103-11. 2010
    ..With the increasing utilization of genetics, cardiac magnetic resonance is likely to play an even more important role in discerning the subtle morphologic differences seen in such patients with similar genotypic profiles...
  54. doi request reprint Comparison of functional status, electrocardiographic, and echocardiographic parameters to mortality in endomyocardial-biopsy proven cardiac amyloidosis
    Bethany A Austin
    Heart and Vascular Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    Am J Cardiol 103:1429-33. 2009
    ..95, p = 0.0002). In conclusion, in patients with EMB-documented CA, longer-term survival is more strongly associated with New York Heart Association functional class compared with electrocardiographic and echocardiographic variables...
  55. doi request reprint Meta-analysis of diagnostic efficacy of 64-slice computed tomography in the evaluation of coronary in-stent restenosis
    Dharam J Kumbhani
    Heart and Vascular Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    Am J Cardiol 103:1675-81. 2009
    ..Efficacy estimates are even lower when nonassessable segments are included. Hence, at this point, stress imaging remains the most acceptable noninvasive technique for diagnosis of ISR...
  56. doi request reprint Double-chambered left ventricle due to fibroelastotic membrane: an unusual case
    Prabhakar Rajiah
    Cardiovascular Imaging Laboratory, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH 44114, USA
    J Thorac Imaging 27:W5-7. 2012
    ..We describe a rare case of a double-chambered left ventricle caused by a fibroelastotic membrane that was clearly delineated using echocardiography and magnetic resonance imaging, which resulted in successful surgical correction...
  57. doi request reprint Utility of free-breathing, whole-heart, three-dimensional magnetic resonance imaging in the assessment of coronary anatomy for congenital heart disease
    Prabhakar Rajiah
    Cardiovascular Imaging Laboratory, Imaging Institute, Cleveland Clinic, 9500 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Pediatr Cardiol 32:418-25. 2011
    ..60). Free-breathing, navigator-gated, whole-heart 3D MRI is a useful, robust, and reliable noninvasive technique for assessing coronary artery origins and their proximal course with diagnostic quality in CHD patients...
  58. doi request reprint Chest radiography is a poor predictor of left ventricular lead position in patients undergoing cardiac resynchronization therapy: comparison with multidetector computed tomography
    John Rickard
    Tomsich Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Cleveland Clinic, Heart and Vascular Institute, J1 5, 9500 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    J Interv Card Electrophysiol 32:59-65. 2011
    ..While the post-implant posterior-anterior (PA) and lateral chest X-ray (CXR) is commonly used to determine the position of the LV lead, the accuracy to which the CXR can correctly localize the LV lead is unknown...
  59. doi request reprint Intracavitary course of the right coronary artery: an increasingly recognized anomaly by coronary computed tomography angiography
    Rahul Renapurkar
    Imaging Institute, Cardiovascular Imaging Laboratory, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH, USA
    J Thorac Imaging 25:W77-8. 2010
    ..We present a case report in which coronary computed tomography angiography detected an uncommon intracavitary course of the right coronary artery...
  60. ncbi request reprint Use of tissue Doppler imaging to guide tube current modulation in cardiac multidetector computed tomographic angiography
    Barbara Hesse
    The Cardiovascular Imaging Center, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    Am J Cardiol 98:603-7. 2006
    ..In conclusion, TDI is a useful tool to guide prospective TCM in multidetector computed tomography. ERD in multidetector computed tomography may be significantly decreased using this technique while maintaining excellent image quality...
  61. ncbi request reprint Detection of transplant coronary artery disease using multidetector computed tomography with adaptative multisegment reconstruction
    Gardar Sigurdsson
    Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 48:772-8. 2006
    ..This study sought to determine whether multidetector computed tomography (MDCT) may be able to detect occlusive coronary disease in transplanted hearts...
  62. ncbi request reprint Statins, high-density lipoprotein cholesterol, and regression of coronary atherosclerosis
    Stephen J Nicholls
    Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    JAMA 297:499-508. 2007
    ..However, no data exist describing the relationship between statin-induced changes in high-density lipoprotein cholesterol (HDL-C) and disease progression...
  63. ncbi request reprint Statin-induced cholesterol lowering and plaque regression after 6 months of magnetic resonance imaging-monitored therapy
    Joao A C Lima
    Cardiology Division of the Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Circulation 110:2336-41. 2004
    ..We hypothesized that statin-induced AP regression can be monitored by MRI and detected earlier than previously reported and is significantly associated with its lipid-lowering effect...
  64. ncbi request reprint Association of body mass index, metabolic syndrome, and leukocyte count
    Milind Y Desai
    Ciccarone Preventive Cardiology Center, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Am J Cardiol 97:835-8. 2006
    ..29, p = 0.42) and groups 3 and 4 (coefficient 0.25, p = 0.41). The association between obesity and leukocyte count was highly dependent on the presence of MS...
  65. ncbi request reprint Prolonged ST segment depression after stress testing: does it really identify more severe disease?
    Milind Y Desai
    Division of Nuclear Cardiology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Int J Cardiol 87:59-66. 2003
    ..It is generally perceived that the persistence of ST segment depression for more than 5 min after treadmill exercise testing (ETT) signifies a strongly positive test and predicts more severe ischemia and coronary artery disease...
  66. ncbi request reprint Rapidly progressing congestive heart failure due to cardiac sarcoidosis involving papillary muscles: a case report and brief review of the literature
    Milind Y Desai
    Division of Cardiology, Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Cardiol Rev 11:163-8. 2003
    ..In addition, conduction system disease and generalized myocardial involvement were documented. The patient responded well to an aggressive course of corticosteroids...
  67. ncbi request reprint Extension of bronchogenic carcinoma through pulmonary vein into the left atrium detected by echocardiography
    Milind Y Desai
    Department of Cardiology, Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15212, USA
    Echocardiography 21:189-91. 2004
    ..This mass was initially seen on surface echocardiography as emanating from the pulmonary vein and subsequently confirmed to be arising from the right superior pulmonary vein by transesophageal echocardiography...
  68. ncbi request reprint Relation of serum uric acid with metabolic risk factors in asymptomatic middle-aged Brazilian men
    Milind Y Desai
    Ciccarone Preventive Cardiology Center, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Am J Cardiol 95:865-8. 2005
    ..6 +/- 1.2 vs 5.87 +/- 1 mg/dl, p <0.001)...
  69. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular magnetic resonance imaging: current applications and future directions
    Milind Y Desai
    Department of Internal Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    Methods Enzymol 386:122-48. 2004
  70. ncbi request reprint Atherosclerosis imaging using MR imaging: current and emerging applications
    Milind Y Desai
    National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering, National Institutes of Health, 6707 Democracy Boulevard, Bethesda, MD 20892 5477, USA
    Magn Reson Imaging Clin N Am 13:171-80, vii. 2005
  71. ncbi request reprint Acute changes in circulating natriuretic peptide levels in relation to myocardial ischemia
    Marc S Sabatine
    TIMI Study Group, Cardiovascular Division, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 44:1988-95. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the effect of transient myocardial ischemia on circulating natriuretic peptide levels...
  72. ncbi request reprint A transplanted heart with an unusual diagnostic dilemma
    Milind Y Desai
    Division of Nuclear Cardiology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass, USA
    J Nucl Cardiol 9:563-5. 2002