Mikhael F El-Chami

Summary

Affiliation: Emory University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Ventricular arrhythmia after cardiac surgery: incidence, predictors, and outcomes
    Mikhael F El-Chami
    Division of Cardiology, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30308, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 60:2664-71. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Prediction of new onset atrial fibrillation after cardiac revascularization surgery
    Mikhael F El-Chami
    Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Am J Cardiol 110:649-54. 2012
  3. doi request reprint New-onset atrial fibrillation predicts long-term mortality after coronary artery bypass graft
    Mikhael F El-Chami
    Division of Cardiology, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia 30308, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 55:1370-6. 2010
  4. ncbi request reprint Impact of race and gender on cardiac device implantations
    Mikhael F El-Chami
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Emory University School of Medicine, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    Heart Rhythm 4:1420-6. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Esophageal dissection complicating transesophageal echocardiogram--the lesson to be learned: do not force the issue
    Mikhael F El-Chami
    Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 19:579.e5-7. 2006
  6. doi request reprint QRS duration is associated with atrial fibrillation in patients with left ventricular dysfunction
    Mikhael F El-Chami
    Division of Cardiology, Section of Electrophysiology, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia
    Clin Cardiol 33:132-8. 2010
  7. ncbi request reprint Clinical outcomes three years after PLAATO implantation
    Mikhael F El-Chami
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 69:704-7. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Sealing the left atrial appendage: ready for prime time?
    Mikhael F El-Chami
    Emory University School of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Am J Med Sci 333:285-9. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Transthoracic dobutamine stress echocardiography in patients undergoing bariatric surgery
    Stamatios Lerakis
    Division of Cardiology and Department of Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Obes Surg 17:1475-81. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Blunt cardiac trauma
    Mikhael F El-Chami
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    J Emerg Med 35:127-33. 2008

Detail Information

Publications14

  1. doi request reprint Ventricular arrhythmia after cardiac surgery: incidence, predictors, and outcomes
    Mikhael F El-Chami
    Division of Cardiology, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30308, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 60:2664-71. 2012
    ..This study sought to investigate the prevalence, predictors, and outcomes of patients with post-operative ventricular arrhythmia (POVA) in a large cohort of patients...
  2. doi request reprint Prediction of new onset atrial fibrillation after cardiac revascularization surgery
    Mikhael F El-Chami
    Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Am J Cardiol 110:649-54. 2012
    ..This risk index can be used clinically to identify patients at high risk for the development of AF...
  3. doi request reprint New-onset atrial fibrillation predicts long-term mortality after coronary artery bypass graft
    Mikhael F El-Chami
    Division of Cardiology, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia 30308, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 55:1370-6. 2010
    ..We sought to investigate the association between new-onset atrial fibrillation after coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) (post-operative atrial fibrillation [POAF]) and long-term mortality in patients with no history of atrial fibrillation...
  4. ncbi request reprint Impact of race and gender on cardiac device implantations
    Mikhael F El-Chami
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Emory University School of Medicine, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    Heart Rhythm 4:1420-6. 2007
    ..Pacemakers and implantable cardioverter-defibrillators (ICDs) are established therapies for life-threatening cardiac arrhythmias. Biventricular pacemakers (BiVP) can improve heart failure in selected patients as well...
  5. ncbi request reprint Esophageal dissection complicating transesophageal echocardiogram--the lesson to be learned: do not force the issue
    Mikhael F El-Chami
    Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 19:579.e5-7. 2006
    ..We report a case of esophageal dissection complicating transesophageal echocardiogram in a 52-year-old man who was treated conservatively. Moreover, we review briefly the complications of transesophageal echocardiogram...
  6. doi request reprint QRS duration is associated with atrial fibrillation in patients with left ventricular dysfunction
    Mikhael F El-Chami
    Division of Cardiology, Section of Electrophysiology, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia
    Clin Cardiol 33:132-8. 2010
    ..QRSduration (QRSd) is associated with higher mortality and morbidity in patients with left ventricular (LV) dysfunction. The association between QRSd and atrial fibrillation (AF) has not been studied in this patient population...
  7. ncbi request reprint Clinical outcomes three years after PLAATO implantation
    Mikhael F El-Chami
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 69:704-7. 2007
    ..It appears to be protective against stroke in intermediate follow-up studies. Hypothesis: The PLAATO system is protective against stroke and is safe in long-term follow-up...
  8. ncbi request reprint Sealing the left atrial appendage: ready for prime time?
    Mikhael F El-Chami
    Emory University School of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Am J Med Sci 333:285-9. 2007
    ..In this article, we describe the current percutaneous left atrial appendage occlusion devices, their safety in recent trials, and their potential role in stroke prevention in AF...
  9. ncbi request reprint Transthoracic dobutamine stress echocardiography in patients undergoing bariatric surgery
    Stamatios Lerakis
    Division of Cardiology and Department of Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Obes Surg 17:1475-81. 2007
    ..The feasibility and value of transthoracic dobutamine stress echocardiography (DSE) in patients scheduled for bariatric surgery has not been investigated...
  10. ncbi request reprint Blunt cardiac trauma
    Mikhael F El-Chami
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    J Emerg Med 35:127-33. 2008
    ..On the other hand, transesophageal echocardiogram seems to be more sensitive and specific in trauma patients and should be the test of choice in patients with high clinical suspicion for blunt cardiac trauma...
  11. ncbi request reprint Application of contrast echocardiography in the evaluation of a right-sided vegetative lesion
    Paul Anaya
    Division of Cardiology, Noninvasive Cardiology, Emory University School of Medicine, 1365A Clifton Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Eur J Echocardiogr 8:501-3. 2007
    ..We report a case of right-sided endocarditis in which the use of contrast was instrumental to the comprehensive evaluation of the lesion and to subsequent patient management...
  12. ncbi request reprint The use of echocardiography for the evaluation of dyssynchrony
    Mikhael F El-Chami
    Department of Cardiology, Emory University School of Medicine, and Emory University Hospital, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Am J Med Sci 331:315-9. 2006
    ..Furthermore, it will help predict responders to this therapy, hence decreasing the percentage of nonresponders and allowing a more cost-effective use of this new technology...
  13. ncbi request reprint Effect of lipid levels and lipid-lowering therapy on restenosis after coronary artery stenting
    Stamatios Lerakis
    Division of Cardiology, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Am J Med Sci 331:270-3. 2006
    ..The purpose of this trial is to determine whether lipid levels relate to restenosis and/or whether statin therapy can prevent or delay the process of restenosis after intracoronary stenting...
  14. ncbi request reprint Atrial septal abnormalities and cryptogenic stroke: a paradoxical science
    Mikhael F El-Chami
    Division of Cardiology, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Am Heart Hosp J 3:99-104. 2005
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