Stamatios Lerakis

Summary

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 The role of cardiovascular magnetic resonance in stratifying paravalvular leak severity after transcatheter aortic valve replacement: an observational outcome study
    Gregory R Hartlage
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Structural Heart and Valve Center, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia
    J Cardiovasc Magn Reson 16:93. 2014
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. doi request reprint Use of balloon aortic valvuloplasty to size the aortic annulus before implantation of a balloon-expandable transcatheter heart valve
    Vasilis C Babaliaros
    Andreas Gruentzig Cardiovascular Center, Emory University Hospital, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    JACC Cardiovasc Interv 3:114-8. 2010
  8. 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
  9. doi request reprint Carotid artery access for transcatheter aortic valve replacement
    Robert A Guyton
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery and Division of Cardiology, Emory University Hospitals, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 82:E583-6. 2013
  10. 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

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Publications68

  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 The role of cardiovascular magnetic resonance in stratifying paravalvular leak severity after transcatheter aortic valve replacement: an observational outcome study
    Gregory R Hartlage
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Structural Heart and Valve Center, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia
    J Cardiovasc Magn Reson 16:93. 2014
    ..Cardiovascular magnetic resonance (CMR) directly quantifies valvular regurgitation, but has not been extensively studied in symptomatic post-TAVR patients...
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. 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)...
  7. doi request reprint Use of balloon aortic valvuloplasty to size the aortic annulus before implantation of a balloon-expandable transcatheter heart valve
    Vasilis C Babaliaros
    Andreas Gruentzig Cardiovascular Center, Emory University Hospital, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    JACC Cardiovasc Interv 3:114-8. 2010
    ..Our aim was to describe the use of balloon aortic valvuloplasty (BAV) to select proper transcatheter heart valve (THV) size...
  8. 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...
  9. doi request reprint Carotid artery access for transcatheter aortic valve replacement
    Robert A Guyton
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery and Division of Cardiology, Emory University Hospitals, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 82:E583-6. 2013
    ..Antegrade carotid perfusion and retrograde insertion of the delivery sheath maintained cerebral blood flow without sequelae. Carotid access for TAVR is an option for unusual patients without other access...
  10. 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...
  11. doi request reprint Can balloon aortic valvuloplasty help determine appropriate transcatheter aortic valve size?
    Vasilis C Babaliaros
    Andreas Gruentzig Cardiovascular Center, Emory University Hospital, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    JACC Cardiovasc Interv 1:580-6. 2008
    ..We sought to study the potential role of balloon aortic valvuloplasty (BAV) in sizing the aortic annulus in patients before transcatheter heart valve (THV) implantation...
  12. doi request reprint Adenosine stress magnetic resonance imaging in women with low risk chest pain: the Emory University experience
    Stamatios Lerakis
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Am J Med Sci 339:216-20. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the accuracy of adenosine stress magnetic resonance imaging (ASMRI) for the evaluation of women with low-risk chest pain (CP)...
  13. pmc Characterization of mechanical dyssynchrony measured by gated single photon emission computed tomography phase analysis after acute ST-elevation myocardial infarction
    Jonathan Murrow
    Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    J Nucl Cardiol 18:912-9. 2011
    ..We hypothesized that systolic dyssynchrony as measured by GSPECT would correlate with adverse remodeling after STEMI...
  14. doi request reprint Use of transaortic, transapical, and transcarotid transcatheter aortic valve replacement in inoperable patients
    Vinod H Thourani
    Structural Heart and Valve Center, Clinical Research Unit, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia Electronic address
    Ann Thorac Surg 96:1349-57. 2013
    ..This study evaluated the early experience with the posttrial application of TAVR, with specific focus on non-transfemoral (TF) access...
  15. doi request reprint Ventricular noncompaction and associated cardiac anomalies
    Mikhailia Lake
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Am J Med Sci 340:399-401. 2010
    ..The aortic valve was only mildly stenotic. In this Cardiology Grand Rounds, the authors present a rare case of ventricular noncompaction and review the literature on this subject and its association with other cardiac abnormalities...
  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. 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...
  18. 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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  19. doi request reprint Evaluation of right intraventricular dyssynchrony by two-dimensional strain echocardiography in patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension
    Andreas P Kalogeropoulos
    Division of Cardiology and the Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine, Emory University Hospital, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 21:1028-34. 2008
    ..Right ventricular (RV) function has major prognostic implications for patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH). Intraventricular dyssynchrony might play an important role in RV dysfunction in these patients...
  20. pmc Time-resolved analysis of coronary vein motion and cross-sectional area
    Jonathan D Suever
    Wallace H Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    J Magn Reson Imaging 34:811-5. 2011
    ..To quantify periods of low motion and cross-sectional area changes of the coronary veins during the cardiac cycle for planning magnetic resonance coronary venograms (MRCV)...
  21. 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...
  22. 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...
  23. doi request reprint Aortic stenosis: a contemporary review
    Fadi Sawaya
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Emory University Hospital, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Am J Med Sci 343:490-6. 2012
    ..The authors review the natural history of AS presentation with a special emphasis on management of severe AS and advancement in transcatheter AVR...
  24. 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...
  25. 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)...
  26. 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...
  27. 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...
  28. 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
  29. 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...
  30. doi request reprint Long-term response of the left ventricle to cardiac resynchronization therapy: insights from standard and strain echocardiography
    Andreas Kalogeropoulos
    Emory Clinical Cardiovascular Research Institute, 1462 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Congest Heart Fail 17:71-9. 2011
    ..A wide range of long-term LV responses to CRT was observed, with approximately 50% of patients showing favorable responses...
  31. doi request reprint CD34(+) cell infusion after ST elevation myocardial infarction is associated with improved perfusion and is dose dependent
    Arshed A Quyyumi
    Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Am Heart J 161:98-105. 2011
    ..Beneficial effects of IRA infusion of mononuclear cells after STEMI have been inconsistent, possibly because of differences in timing, cell type, quantity, and mobility of infused cells...
  32. doi request reprint High-density lipoprotein functionality in coronary artery disease
    Constantine E Kosmas
    Zena and Michael A Wiener Cardiovascular Institute CEK, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, New York Department of Internal Medicine GC, Winthrop University Hospital, Mineola, New York Department of Medicine JWC, SL, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia and St Francis Hospital The Heart Center TJV, Division of Cardiology, Center of Advanced Cardiac Therapeutics, Roslyn, New York
    Am J Med Sci 347:504-8. 2014
    ..Thus, improving the quality of HDL may represent a better therapeutic target than simply raising the HDL level, and assessment of HDL function may prove informative in refining our understanding of HDL-mediated atheroprotection...
  33. pmc Assessment of acute myocardial infarction: current status and recommendations from the North American society for Cardiovascular Imaging and the European Society of Cardiac Radiology
    Arthur E Stillman
    Department of Radiology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Int J Cardiovasc Imaging 27:7-24. 2011
    ..Multicenter randomized comparative effectiveness trials with outcome measures are required...
  34. doi request reprint High-risk patients with inoperative aortic stenosis: use of transapical, transaortic, and transcarotid techniques
    Vinod H Thourani
    Structural Heart and Valve Center, Clinical Research Unit, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia Electronic address
    Ann Thorac Surg 99:817-25. 2015
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare outcomes with non-TF TAVR access techniques including transapical (TA), transaortic (TAo), and transcarotid (TC) TAVR with a balloon-expandable valve...
  35. doi request reprint Role of echocardiography in the assessment of myocardial viability
    Dalton S McLean
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Am J Med Sci 337:349-54. 2009
    ..This review assesses the role of echocardiography in the identification of patients with chronic myocardial infarction who could benefit from revascularization...
  36. ncbi request reprint Part 2: use of echocardiography in the evaluation of patients with suspected cardioembolic stroke
    William J Nicholson
    Division of Cardiology, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Am J Med Sci 330:243-6. 2005
  37. 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...
  38. 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...
  39. 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
    ....
  40. doi request reprint Impact of pulmonary hypertension on tricuspid valve function
    Lauren D C Casa
    George W Woodruff School of Mechanical Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA 30332, USA
    Ann Biomed Eng 41:709-24. 2013
    ..Annular dilatation significantly decreased anterior and posterior CA but did not affect TA. These results may inform future TV repairs in PAH to reduce TR and improve RV hemodynamics...
  41. 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...
  42. doi request reprint Correlates of tricuspid regurgitation as determined by 3D echocardiography: pulmonary arterial pressure, ventricle geometry, annular dilatation, and papillary muscle displacement
    Erin M Spinner
    Wallace H Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering and Parker H Petit Institute for Bioengineering and Bioscience, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA 30332 0535, USA
    Circ Cardiovasc Imaging 5:43-50. 2012
    ..The geometry of the right ventricle (RV) and left ventricle (LV) may alter tricuspid annulus size and papillary muscle (PM) positions leading to TR...
  43. doi request reprint Emerging applications for transseptal left heart catheterization old techniques for new procedures
    Vasilis C Babaliaros
    Andreas Gruentzig Cardiovascular Center, Emory University Hospital, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 51:2116-22. 2008
    ..Invasive cardiologists will have to refamiliarize themselves with the TS technique, newer TS devices, and advanced ultrasound imaging for guidance of the procedure...
  44. 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...
  45. doi request reprint Comparison of transfemoral transcatheter aortic valve replacement performed in the catheterization laboratory (minimalist approach) versus hybrid operating room (standard approach): outcomes and cost analysis
    Vasilis Babaliaros
    Structural Heart and Valve Center, Division of Cardiology, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia Electronic address
    JACC Cardiovasc Interv 7:898-904. 2014
    ....
  46. doi request reprint Left ventricular mechanical dyssynchrony as assessed by phase analysis of ECG-gated SPECT myocardial perfusion imaging
    Ji Chen
    Department of Radiology, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Echocardiography 25:1186-94. 2008
    ..In this review, the phase analysis methodology is described and its up-to-date validations are summarized...
  47. 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...
  48. doi request reprint Inflammation in coronary artery disease
    Georgios Christodoulidis
    From the Department of Internal Medicine, Winthrop University Hospital, Mineola, NY St Francis Hospital, The Heart Center, Division of Cardiology, Center of Advanced Cardiac Therapeutics, Roslyn, NY Department of Internal Medicine, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN Department of Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA and Zena and Michael A Wiener Cardiovascular Institute, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY
    Cardiol Rev 22:279-88. 2014
    ..This review aims to provide current evidence pertaining to the role of inflammation in the pathogenesis of CAD and discusses the impact of inflammatory markers and their modification on clinical outcomes. ..
  49. doi request reprint Utility of three-dimensional echocardiography in percutaneous closure of paravalvular leak
    Venkata V Bavikati
    Division of Cardiology, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Echocardiography 26:852-4. 2009
    ..This method provides high-quality real time assistance for transseptal puncture and deployment of the closure device through the PVL...
  50. pmc Accuracy of a mitral valve segmentation method using J-splines for real-time 3D echocardiography data
    Andrew W Siefert
    Wallace H Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology and Emory University, 313 Ferst Dr, Atlanta, GA 30332, USA
    Ann Biomed Eng 41:1258-68. 2013
    ..Results demonstrate the accuracy of a MV segmentation methodology for the development of future surgical planning tools...
  51. doi request reprint Transesophageal echo to help percutaneous closure of ventricular septal defect post acute myocardial infarction
    Ilie T Barb
    Division of Cardiology, Emory University Hospital, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Acute Card Care 13:190-3. 2011
    ..We report a case of successful TEE guided transcatheter closure of a post myocardial infarction (MI) ventricular septal defect (VSD) with an Amplatzer occluder in a 79 years old male with cardiogenic shock...
  52. doi request reprint Multimodality imaging of aortitis
    Gregory R Hartlage
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia Department of Radiology and Imaging Sciences, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia Electronic address
    JACC Cardiovasc Imaging 7:605-19. 2014
    ..In this review, we discuss the available imaging modalities for diagnosis and management of the spectrum of aortitis disorders that cardiovascular physicians should be familiar with for facilitating optimal patient care...
  53. pmc Candida infective endocarditis
    J W Baddley
    Department of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294 0006, USA
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 27:519-29. 2008
    ..Indications for surgical intervention are different and mortality is increased. Newer antifungal treatment options are increasingly used. Large, multi-center studies are needed to help better define Candida IE...
  54. 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...
  55. 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...
  56. 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...
  57. ncbi request reprint Part I: use of echocardiography in the evaluation of patients with suspected cardioembolic stroke
    Stamatios Lerakis
    Division of Cardiology, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Am J Med Sci 329:310-6. 2005
    ..Specifically, this section will focus on nonrheumatic atrial fibrillation as well as cardiovascular masses as potential embolic sources...
  58. doi request reprint Transcatheter valve-in-valve implantation for degenerated mitral valve bioprosthesis under 3D echocardiographic guidance
    Stamatios Lerakis
    Emory University School of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, 1365 Clifton Rd NE, Suite AT 503, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Expert Rev Cardiovasc Ther 12:1035-6. 2014
    ..Here the authors describe in images and video the use of 3D echocardiography for deployment of a mitral valve-in-valve. ..
  59. doi request reprint "PINOT": time-resolved parallel magnetic resonance imaging with a reduced dynamic field of view
    Lei Hou Hamilton
    School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Magn Reson Med 65:1062-74. 2011
    ..A signal-to-noise ratio analysis and a comparison study with TSENSE and k-t SENSE show that PINOT performs favorably in preserving edge detail, at a cost in signal-to-noise ratio and computational complexity...
  60. doi request reprint Role of MRI in patient selection for CRT
    Jana G Delfino
    Department of Radiology, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Echocardiography 25:1176-85. 2008
    ..The goal of this manuscript is to review the MRI methods that can be used in the selection of patients for CRT...
  61. doi 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...
  62. 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...
  63. 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...
  64. 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...
  65. 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...
  66. 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
  67. 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...
  68. 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...