Stamatios Lerakis

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Affiliation: Emory University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Staphylococcus aureus endocarditis: The Grady Memorial Hospital Experience
    Matthew Sherwood
    Emory University School of Medicine, Grady Memorial Hospital, and the Emory Center for Outcomes Research, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Am J Med Sci 331:84-7. 2006
  2. 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
  3. pmc Anti-inflammatory activity of Chios mastic gum is associated with inhibition of TNF-alpha induced oxidative stress
    Angelike Triantafyllou
    Medical School of Athens, Athens, Greece
    Nutr J 10:64. 2011
  4. pmc Prognostic value of adenosine stress cardiovascular magnetic resonance in patients with low-risk chest pain
    Stamatios Lerakis
    Department of Medicine and Division of Cardiology, Emory University School of Medicine, 1365 Clifton Road NE, Suite AT 500 508, Atlanta GA, 30322, USA
    J Cardiovasc Magn Reson 11:37. 2009
  5. doi request reprint Right ventricular function with standard and speckle-tracking echocardiography and clinical events in adults with D-transposition of the great arteries post atrial switch
    Andreas P Kalogeropoulos
    Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 25:304-12. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Prognostic value of adenosine stress cardiovascular magnetic resonance and dobutamine stress echocardiography in patients with low-risk chest pain
    Gregory Hartlage
    Department of Medicine and Division of Cardiology, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Int J Cardiovasc Imaging 28:803-12. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Prompt-gamma compensation in Rb-82 myocardial perfusion 3D PET/CT
    Fabio P Esteves
    Department of Radiology, Emory University School of Medicine, 1364 Clifton Road, NE, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    J Nucl Cardiol 17:247-53. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Right ventricular function in adult patients with Eisenmenger physiology: insights from quantitative echocardiography
    Andreas P Kalogeropoulos
    Division of Cardiology, Emory University School of Medicine, 1364 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30345, USA
    Echocardiography 27:937-45. 2010
  9. pmc Diagnostic performance of fusion of myocardial perfusion imaging (MPI) and computed tomography coronary angiography
    Cesar A Santana
    Department of Radiology, Emory University, 1365 Clifton Road NE, AT 504, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    J Nucl Cardiol 16:201-11. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint A comparison of HIV-positive patients with and without infective endocarditis: an echocardiographic study--the Emory Endocarditis Group experience
    Dustin T Smith
    Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Am J Med Sci 328:145-9. 2004

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Publications35

  1. ncbi request reprint Staphylococcus aureus endocarditis: The Grady Memorial Hospital Experience
    Matthew Sherwood
    Emory University School of Medicine, Grady Memorial Hospital, and the Emory Center for Outcomes Research, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Am J Med Sci 331:84-7. 2006
    ..Staphylococcus aureus is a common cause of endocarditis. Previous studies have shown that the mortality rate associated with S aureus endocarditis remains high, and methicillin resistance is becoming more prevalent...
  2. 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...
  3. pmc Anti-inflammatory activity of Chios mastic gum is associated with inhibition of TNF-alpha induced oxidative stress
    Angelike Triantafyllou
    Medical School of Athens, Athens, Greece
    Nutr J 10:64. 2011
    ..The molecular mechanisms of its anti-inflammatory activity, however, are not clear. In this work, the potential role of antioxidant activity of Chios mastic gum has been evaluated...
  4. pmc Prognostic value of adenosine stress cardiovascular magnetic resonance in patients with low-risk chest pain
    Stamatios Lerakis
    Department of Medicine and Division of Cardiology, Emory University School of Medicine, 1365 Clifton Road NE, Suite AT 500 508, Atlanta GA, 30322, USA
    J Cardiovasc Magn Reson 11:37. 2009
    ..Adenosine stress cardiovascular magnetic resonance (AS-CMR) is an imaging modality with increasing application. The goal of this study was to evaluate the negative prognostic value of AS-CMR among low-risk acute chest pain patients...
  5. doi request reprint Right ventricular function with standard and speckle-tracking echocardiography and clinical events in adults with D-transposition of the great arteries post atrial switch
    Andreas P Kalogeropoulos
    Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 25:304-12. 2012
    ..The prognostic value of deformation parameters of the systemic right ventricle in adults with D-transposition of the great arteries and prior atrial switch has not been reported...
  6. doi request reprint Prognostic value of adenosine stress cardiovascular magnetic resonance and dobutamine stress echocardiography in patients with low-risk chest pain
    Gregory Hartlage
    Department of Medicine and Division of Cardiology, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Int J Cardiovasc Imaging 28:803-12. 2012
    ..Patients without findings to suggest ischemia have an excellent intermediate-term prognosis...
  7. doi request reprint Prompt-gamma compensation in Rb-82 myocardial perfusion 3D PET/CT
    Fabio P Esteves
    Department of Radiology, Emory University School of Medicine, 1364 Clifton Road, NE, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    J Nucl Cardiol 17:247-53. 2010
    ..To compare the diagnostic accuracy of Rb-82 myocardial perfusion three-dimensional (3D) PET with and without prompt-gamma compensation (PGC)...
  8. doi request reprint Right ventricular function in adult patients with Eisenmenger physiology: insights from quantitative echocardiography
    Andreas P Kalogeropoulos
    Division of Cardiology, Emory University School of Medicine, 1364 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30345, USA
    Echocardiography 27:937-45. 2010
    ..However, conventional measures of RV function may not adequately express this adaptation...
  9. pmc Diagnostic performance of fusion of myocardial perfusion imaging (MPI) and computed tomography coronary angiography
    Cesar A Santana
    Department of Radiology, Emory University, 1365 Clifton Road NE, AT 504, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    J Nucl Cardiol 16:201-11. 2009
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  10. ncbi request reprint A comparison of HIV-positive patients with and without infective endocarditis: an echocardiographic study--the Emory Endocarditis Group experience
    Dustin T Smith
    Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Am J Med Sci 328:145-9. 2004
    ..To determine the clinical features in HIV-positive patients with and without infective endocarditis (IE)...
  11. ncbi request reprint Transcatheter occlusion devices for the prevention of stroke in patients with atrial fibrillation
    Stamatios Lerakis
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Hellenic J Cardiol 49:33-6. 2008
  12. 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...
  13. ncbi request reprint Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia and endocarditis: the Grady Memorial Hospital experience with methicillin-sensitive S aureus and methicillin-resistant S aureus bacteremia
    James Abraham
    Division of Cardiology, Grady Memorial Hospital, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Am Heart J 147:536-9. 2004
    ..Few data exist comparing the relative rates of endocarditis with MSSA and MRSA bacteremia. The purpose of this study was to compare these rates in a bacteremic population referred for diagnostic echocardiography...
  14. ncbi request reprint Myocardial deformation imaging of the systemic right ventricle by two-dimensional strain echocardiography in patients with d-transposition of the great arteries
    Andreas P Kalogeropoulos
    Division of Cardiology, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Hellenic J Cardiol 50:275-82. 2009
    ..The clinical applicability of myocardial deformation imaging by two-dimensional strain (2DS) echocardiography in this setting is still under investigation...
  15. ncbi request reprint Takayasu's arteritis mimicking aortic intramural hematoma in a female patient with chest pain
    Antonios Halapas
    Division of Cardiology, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Hellenic J Cardiol 49:280-3. 2008
    ..The findings were consistent with Takayasu's arteritis, a large vessel vasculitis of unknown etiology that predominantly affects females...
  16. doi request reprint Repair of prosthetic mitral valve paravalvular leak using an off-pump transapical approach
    Vinod H Thourani
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Joseph B Whitehead Department of Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia 30308, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 94:275-8. 2012
    ..All 3 patients experienced decreased regurgitation at the site of the closure as well as symptomatic improvement in their heart failure...
  17. 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...
  18. 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...
  19. 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...
  20. ncbi request reprint Revealing infective endocarditis complications by echocardiography: the value of real-time 3D transesophageal echocardiography
    Agathi Rosa Vrettou
    Emory University School of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, 1365 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Hellenic J Cardiol 54:147-9. 2013
    ..Those characteristics of real-time 3D TEE confer incremental value in assessing infective endocarditis lesions and complications...
  21. doi request reprint A right atrial mass, patent foramen ovale, and indwelling central venous catheter in a patient with a malignancy: a diagnostic and therapeutic dilemma
    Samuel Funt
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Emory University Hospital, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 23:457.e1-3. 2010
    ..This case emphasizes the need for high suspicion for thrombus when a right atrial mass is found in a patient with a hypercoagulable state due to underlying malignancy who has a central venous catheter...
  22. doi request reprint Percutaneous closure of a left atrial appendage pseudoaneurysm
    Dale Yoo
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 24:109.e1-3. 2011
    ..This case represents the first known closure of an atrial pseudoaneurysm with a percutaneous septal occluder device...
  23. 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...
  24. ncbi request reprint Clinical utility of cardiac computed tomography
    Julie J Ramos
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Am J Med Sci 334:350-5. 2007
    ..It is up to the clinician to use the technology effectively and appropriately. It is certain that cardiac CT technology will continue to improve...
  25. ncbi request reprint Normal values and prospective validation of transient ischaemic dilation index in 82Rb PET myocardial perfusion imaging
    Hongcheng Shi
    Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Nucl Med Commun 28:859-63. 2007
    ....
  26. ncbi request reprint Transesophageal guided left atrial positioning of a percutaneous ventricular assist device
    Mohammad Kooshkabadi
    Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Eur J Echocardiogr 9:175-7. 2008
    ..We present a case of peri-MI cardiogenic shock necessitating deployment of a percutaneous ventricular assist device (pVAD). TEE guidance played a crucial role in optimal positioning of the venous cannula in the left atrium...
  27. ncbi request reprint Implantation of left atrial appendage occlusion devices and complex appendage anatomy: the importance of transesophageal echocardiography
    Jesse Jorgensen
    Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Echocardiography 24:159-61. 2007
    ..This problem appeared to be related to a complex, multilobed LAA anatomy and was readily resolved by repositioning of the device under TEE guidance...
  28. ncbi request reprint Successfully treated mitral valve Proteus mirabilis endocarditis
    Michael Lloyd
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Am J Med Sci 329:267-9. 2005
    ..The patient survived after long-term antibiotics and surgical replacement of the mitral valve. The clinical characteristics and complications from reported cases of P mirabilis endocarditis are reviewed...
  29. ncbi request reprint Intracoronary stent visualized on transesophageal echocardiogram in a case of coronary dissection complicated by aortic dissection
    Khan Pohlel
    Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 19:229.e1-229.e3. 2006
    ..The coronary dissection was treated with coronary stents. Transesophageal echocardiogram visualized the intracoronary stent within the intimal flap of the aortic dissection. The aortic dissection was successfully managed conservatively...
  30. ncbi request reprint Anomalous origin of the coronary arteries from the pulmonary trunk in two separate patients with a review of the clinical implications and current treatment recommendations
    William J Nicholson
    Emory University School of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Atlanta, Georgia 30309, USA
    Am J Med Sci 328:112-5. 2004
    ..We review the clinical presentation and treatment of patients with each anomaly and the current recommendations regarding the clinical course and management of such patients...
  31. ncbi request reprint Evidence-based management of coronary artery disease in the elderly--current perspectives
    Nanette Kass Wenger
    Grady Memorial Hospital, Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    MedGenMed 7:75. 2005
    ..However, the success of myocardial revascularization by a percutaneous or surgical approach is highly dependent on the patient's associated comorbidities, especially in patients over age 80 years...
  32. 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...
  33. doi request reprint Mechanisms of benefit of angiotensin receptor blockers in coronary atherosclerosis
    Christopher S Vaccari
    Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Am J Med Sci 336:270-7. 2008
    ..Despite the mounting evidence for these agents on multiple processes in the development of atherosclerosis, their clinical utility in patients with coronary artery disease remains unclear...
  34. ncbi request reprint Brain natriuretic peptide in cardiovascular diseases
    Andreas Synetos
    Department of Medicine Division of Cardiology, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Am J Med Sci 335:477-83. 2008
    ..Furthermore, it seems to have an important role in improving the hemodynamic parameters in patients with pulmonary hypertension secondary to HF and in improving postoperative renal function after coronary artery bypass grafting...
  35. ncbi request reprint Comparison of frequency of active infective endocarditis by echocardiography in patients with bacteremia with and without human immunodeficiency virus
    James Abraham
    Division of Cardiology, Grady Memorial Hospital, Emory University School of Medicine, 1365 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Am J Cardiol 91:1500-3, A9. 2003