P A Tunick

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Affiliation: New York University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Effect of treatment on the incidence of stroke and other emboli in 519 patients with severe thoracic aortic plaque
    Paul A Tunick
    Noninvasive Cardiology Laboratory, Cardiology Division, Department of Medicine, New York University School of Medicine, New York, New York 10016, USA
    Am J Cardiol 90:1320-5. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Atheromas of the thoracic aorta: A comparison of transesophageal echocardiography and breath-hold gadolinium-enhanced 3-dimensional magnetic resonance angiography
    S M Kutz
    Departments of Medicine and Radiology, New York University Medical Center, New York, NY, USA
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 12:853-8. 1999
  3. ncbi request reprint Acquired aorta-pulmonary artery fistula: diagnosis by multiple imaging modalities
    S Kort
    Department of Medicine, New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY 10016, USA
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 14:842-5. 2001
  4. ncbi request reprint Innominate artery atheroma: a lesion seen with gadolinium-enhanced MR angiography and often missed by transesophageal echocardiography
    G A Krinsky
    Department of Radiology MRI, New York University Medical Center, 530 First Avenue, New York, NY 10016, USA
    Clin Imaging 25:251-7. 2001
  5. ncbi request reprint Utility of three-dimensional echocardiography during balloon mitral valvuloplasty
    R M Applebaum
    Department of Medicine, New York University School of Medicine, New York, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 32:1405-9. 1998
  6. ncbi request reprint Pulmonary venous flow in large, uncomplicated atrial septal defect
    M Saric
    New York University Medical Center, NY 10016, USA
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 14:386-90. 2001
  7. ncbi request reprint Abdominal aortic aneurysms and thoracic aortic atheromas
    H R Reynolds
    Department of Medicine, NYU School of Medicine, 550 First Avenue, New York City, NY 10016, USA
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 14:1127-31. 2001
  8. ncbi request reprint Unusual echocardiographic views of bicuspid and tricuspid pulmonic valves
    E McAleer
    Department of Medicine, New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 14:1036-8. 2001
  9. ncbi request reprint Role of echocardiography in aortic atherosclerotic disease and stroke
    T Molisse
    Leon Charney Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    Minerva Cardioangiol 55:267-74. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Unusually located left atrial papillary fibroelastoma with probable embolization to the spinal cord
    G R Friedman
    NYU School of Medicine, 560 First Ave, New York, NY 10016, USA
    Echocardiography 18:523-6. 2001

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  1. ncbi request reprint Effect of treatment on the incidence of stroke and other emboli in 519 patients with severe thoracic aortic plaque
    Paul A Tunick
    Noninvasive Cardiology Laboratory, Cardiology Division, Department of Medicine, New York University School of Medicine, New York, New York 10016, USA
    Am J Cardiol 90:1320-5. 2002
    ..Thus, there is a protective effect of statin therapy, and no significant benefit of warfarin or antiplatelet drugs on the incidence of stroke and other embolic events in patients with severe thoracic aortic plaque on TEE...
  2. ncbi request reprint Atheromas of the thoracic aorta: A comparison of transesophageal echocardiography and breath-hold gadolinium-enhanced 3-dimensional magnetic resonance angiography
    S M Kutz
    Departments of Medicine and Radiology, New York University Medical Center, New York, NY, USA
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 12:853-8. 1999
    ..003). In conclusion, although both techniques are complementary, TEE does identify more high-risk plaques...
  3. ncbi request reprint Acquired aorta-pulmonary artery fistula: diagnosis by multiple imaging modalities
    S Kort
    Department of Medicine, New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY 10016, USA
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 14:842-5. 2001
    ..Representative images from these complementary studies are presented. A successful repair of the fistula was subsequently accomplished in both patients...
  4. ncbi request reprint Innominate artery atheroma: a lesion seen with gadolinium-enhanced MR angiography and often missed by transesophageal echocardiography
    G A Krinsky
    Department of Radiology MRI, New York University Medical Center, 530 First Avenue, New York, NY 10016, USA
    Clin Imaging 25:251-7. 2001
    ..In the setting of right cerebral or right arm embolization, when no source is seen in the arch on TEE, gadolinium-enhanced MRA should be considered...
  5. ncbi request reprint Utility of three-dimensional echocardiography during balloon mitral valvuloplasty
    R M Applebaum
    Department of Medicine, New York University School of Medicine, New York, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 32:1405-9. 1998
    ..We investigated the role of three-dimensional echocardiography in assessing mitral valve anatomy in greater detail in patients immediately before and after balloon mitral valvuloplasty (BMV)...
  6. ncbi request reprint Pulmonary venous flow in large, uncomplicated atrial septal defect
    M Saric
    New York University Medical Center, NY 10016, USA
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 14:386-90. 2001
    ..Its presence may also alert the echocardiographer to the possibility of an ASD when the septal defect cannot be visualized directly...
  7. ncbi request reprint Abdominal aortic aneurysms and thoracic aortic atheromas
    H R Reynolds
    Department of Medicine, NYU School of Medicine, 550 First Avenue, New York City, NY 10016, USA
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 14:1127-31. 2001
    ..3) The high prevalence of abdominal aneurysm in patients with thoracic atheromas suggests that screening for abdominal aneurysm should be carried out in all patients with thoracic atheromas identified by TEE...
  8. ncbi request reprint Unusual echocardiographic views of bicuspid and tricuspid pulmonic valves
    E McAleer
    Department of Medicine, New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 14:1036-8. 2001
    ..These unusual views of the pulmonic valve leaflets were obtained because of anterior displacement of the pulmonary artery, and precise anatomic delineation of the problem in each case was possible with transthoracic echocardiography...
  9. ncbi request reprint Role of echocardiography in aortic atherosclerotic disease and stroke
    T Molisse
    Leon Charney Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    Minerva Cardioangiol 55:267-74. 2007
    ..Options include off-pump CABG or coronary angiography via a brachial (rather than femoral) approach...
  10. ncbi request reprint Unusually located left atrial papillary fibroelastoma with probable embolization to the spinal cord
    G R Friedman
    NYU School of Medicine, 560 First Ave, New York, NY 10016, USA
    Echocardiography 18:523-6. 2001
    ..Although benign, these tumors may develop in all four cardiac chambers and result in pulmonary or systemic embolization. Paraplegia is a rare embolic complication...
  11. ncbi request reprint How useful is hand-carried bedside echocardiography in critically ill patients?
    G M Goodkin
    Noninvasive Cardiology Laboratory, New York University School of Medicine, New York 10016, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 37:2019-22. 2001
    ..The study compared a hand-carried echocardiography (HC) device with standard echocardiography (SE) in critically ill patients...
  12. ncbi request reprint Minimally invasive aortic valve replacement: echocardiographic and clinical results
    S Kort
    Cardiology Division, Department of Medicine, Department of Surgery, New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    Am Heart J 142:476-81. 2001
    ..However, the complications associated with traditional aortic valve replacement still occur. Echocardiography is valuable both for intraoperative monitoring and follow-up of this new procedure...
  13. ncbi request reprint Transesophageal echocardiography in intimal flap fenestration
    I Kronzon
    Department of Medicine, New York University Medical Center, NY 10016, USA
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 14:934-6. 2001
    ..Transesophageal echocardiography provided crucial information about the intimal flap puncture site and true- and false-lumen blood flow. After the flap fenestration, false-lumen blood flow increased, and the patient improved clinically...
  14. ncbi request reprint Diagnosis of esophageal carcinoma because of findings on transesophageal echocardiography
    A Shah
    Noninvasive Cardiology Laboratory, Department of Medicine, NYU School of Medicine, 560 First Avenue, New York, NY 10016, USA
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 14:1134-6. 2001
    ..Great care must be taken if passage of the probe through the esophagus is met with resistance, to avoid serious complications...
  15. ncbi request reprint Reengineering a cardiovascular surgery service
    P A Tunick
    Non Invasive Cardiology Laboratory, New York University Medical Center, New York 10016, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Improv 23:203-16. 1997
    ..The average waiting time from when a referring physician requested a patient transfer and the time when an NYUMC physician accepted the transfer decreased from an average of 9 hours under the old system to immediate acceptance...
  16. ncbi request reprint Frequency of severe renal artery stenosis in patients with severe thoracic aortic plaque
    Harmony R Reynolds
    Noninvasive Cardiology Laboratory, Department of Medicine, New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY 10016, USA
    Am J Cardiol 94:844-6. 2004
    ..008). Severe thoracic aortic plaque is strongly associated with RAS, which is found in 19% of patients with severe plaque. Patients found to have severe aortic plaque on transesophageal echocardiography should be screened for RAS...
  17. ncbi request reprint Comparison of image quality between a narrow caliber transesophageal echocardiographic probe and the standard size probe during intraoperative evaluation
    Harmony R Reynolds
    Department of Medicine, New York University School of Medicine, New York, New York, USA
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 17:1050-2. 2004
    ..Although using a smaller probe is attractive, the quality of images it generates when used in adults has not yet been examined...
  18. ncbi request reprint Atherosclerosis of the aorta: a risk factor, risk marker, or an innocent bystander?
    Paul A Tunick
    J Am Coll Cardiol 45:1907; author reply 1907. 2005
  19. ncbi request reprint Aortic atherosclerotic disease and stroke
    Itzhak Kronzon
    Charles and Rose Wohlstetter Noninvasive Cardiology Laboratory, New York University School of Medicine, 560 1st Ave, New York, New York 10016, USA
    Circulation 114:63-75. 2006
  20. ncbi request reprint Echocardiography as a tool in the evaluation of conditions with a high likelihood of cardiogenic embolism
    Itzhak Kronzon
    Department of Medicine, New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    Isr Med Assoc J 8:768-72. 2006
  21. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of the abdominal aorta and the renal arteries with an intracardiac echocardiography probe placed in the inferior vena cava: a feasibility study
    Itzhak Kronzon
    Echocardiography Laboratory, New York University School of Medicine, New York, New York 10016, USA
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 20:119-25. 2007
    ..Because of the close anatomic relation between the abdominal aorta and the inferior vena cava, we hypothesized that these probes would be useful in the evaluation of the abdominal aorta and the renal arteries...
  22. ncbi request reprint Non-Doppler two-dimensional strain imaging by echocardiography--from technical considerations to clinical applications
    Gila Perk
    Noninvasive Cardiology Laboratory, The Leon H Charney Division of Cardiology, New York University School of Medicine, New York, New York, USA
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 20:234-43. 2007
    ..This technique may prove to be of significant clinical value, enabling rapid and accurate assessment of global and segmental myocardial function...
  23. ncbi request reprint Laptop-sized echocardiography machine versus full-sized top-of-the-line machine: a comparative study
    Gila Perk
    New York University School of Medicine, New York, New York 10016, USA
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 20:281-4. 2007
  24. ncbi request reprint Unusual intraventricular flow pattern after left ventricular aneurysmorrhaphy
    Gila Perk
    Noninvasive Cardiology Laboratory, The Leon H Charney Division of Cardiology, New York University School of Medicine, New York, New York 10016, USA
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 20:771.e7-8. 2007
  25. ncbi request reprint Systolic and diastolic pulsus alternans in severe heart failure
    Gila Perk
    Noninvasive Cardiology Laboratory, The Leon H Charney Division of Cardiology, New York University School of Medicine, New York, New York 10016, USA
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 20:905.e5-7. 2007
    ..Pulsus alternans is usually a systolic phenomenon. We present a case of a patient with severe heart failure, and systolic and diastolic pulsus alternans. This case may help clarify the mechanism of pulsus alternans...
  26. ncbi request reprint Substernal epicardial echocardiography: review of a new technique
    Harmony R Reynolds
    Department of Medicine, New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY 10016, USA
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 16:1204-10. 2003
    ..Transesophageal echocardiography may be performed when transthoracic echocardiography is not diagnostic; however, transesophageal echocardiography is semi-invasive and does not lend itself to prolonged or repeated monitoring...
  27. ncbi request reprint The a-dip of aortic regurgitation
    Jesse S Sethi
    Department of Medicine, New York University School of Medicine, New York, New York, USA
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 16:1078-9. 2003
    ..Pressures and flows can be estimated or measured with enough accuracy to allow for clinical decision-making. We present a case with an unusual Doppler echocardiographic finding and discuss its derivation...
  28. ncbi request reprint Proximal isovelocity surface area (PISA) in the evaluation of fixed membranous subaortic stenosis
    Gregory M Goodkin
    Department of Medicine, New York University School of Medicine, New York, New York 10016, USA
    Echocardiography 19:157-9. 2002
    ..This method should have clinical applicability because it is not flow dependent and can be used in patients with normal, reduced, or increased stroke volume...
  29. ncbi request reprint Quantification of left-to-right shunt in patent ductus arteriosus with the PISA method
    Itzhak Kronzon
    Department of Medicine, Medical Center, New York University School of Medicine, 560 First Avenue, New York, NY 10016, USA
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 15:376-8. 2002
    ..The PISA calculation correlated well with shunt estimation by echocardiographic volumetric methods and by oximetry...
  30. ncbi request reprint Elevated prothrombin and activated protein C resistance in patients with thoracic aortic atheroma
    Peter Lochow
    Department of Cardiology, Veterans Affairs Medical Center New York, NY, USA
    Angiology 53:423-8. 2002
    ..There was also a trend toward elevated fibrinogen, homocysteine, and apo (a) concentrations as well as lower antithrombin III concentrations in these patients...
  31. ncbi request reprint The risk of the development of aortic stenosis in patients with "benign" aortic valve thickening
    John E Cosmi
    Noninvasive Cardiology Laboratory, Department of Medicine, New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    Arch Intern Med 162:2345-7. 2002
    ..However, it has recently been found to be associated with increased morbidity and mortality. It is unknown whether patients with AVT are at risk for the development of AS...
  32. ncbi request reprint Echocardiography in the identification of unusual surgical errors resulting from attempted closure of secundum atrial septal defects: report of two cases
    Itzhak Kronzon
    New York University School of Medicine, New York 10016, USA
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 16:774-6. 2003
  33. ncbi request reprint Role of transesophageal echocardiography in the evaluation of patients with stroke
    Harmony R Reynolds
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, New York University School of Medicine, New York 10016, USA
    Curr Opin Cardiol 18:340-5. 2003
    ..Recent literature on the use of percutaneous closure devices for patent foramen ovale is reviewed...
  34. ncbi request reprint Avoiding the left internal mammary artery during anterior pericardiocentesis
    Itzhak Kronzon
    Department of Medicine and Department of Surgery, Noninvasive Cardiology Laboratory, NYU School of Medicine, New York, New York 10016, USA
    Echocardiography 20:533-4. 2003
    ..It is also important to ensure that the needle stick is just lateral to the artery, to avoid hitting the left lung...
  35. ncbi request reprint Saphenous vein graft aneurysm masquerading as a right atrial mass
    Leonid Yatskar
    Charles and Rose Wohlstetter Noninvasive Cardiology Laboratory, The Leon Charney Division of Cardiology, NYU School of Medicine, New York, New York 10016, USA
    Echocardiography 22:263-5. 2005
    ..This case illustrates the importance of using combined imaging modalities for the diagnosis and management of cardiac masses...
  36. ncbi request reprint Pulmonary vein compression by tumor: an unusual Doppler flow pattern
    Carol L Chen
    NYU School of Medicine, New York, New York 10016, USA
    Echocardiography 22:746-7. 2005
    ..This may cause dyspnea due to elevated pulmonary venous pressures. This report describes an unusual pulmonary vein blood flow pattern in a patient with lung metastases...
  37. ncbi request reprint Left atrial appendage thrombus outside of a 'successful' ligation
    Robert Donnino
    New York University Medical Center, Department of Medicine, Cardiology Division, Echocardiography Laboratory, 560 First Avenue, New York, NY 10016, USA
    Eur J Echocardiogr 9:397-8. 2008
    ..Thus, thrombus formation occurred despite a 'successful' epicardial exclusion of the distal LAA...
  38. ncbi request reprint Diastolic right-to-left shunting in a patient with atrial septal defect and pericardial tamponade
    Alan Shah
    Noninvasive Cardiology Laboratory, Department of Medicine, New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY 10016, USA
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 17:461-3. 2004
    ..Furthermore, Doppler study showed not only a large left-to-right shunt but also a diastolic right-to-left shunt, which explained the patient's hypoxia...
  39. ncbi request reprint The effect of transvenous pacemaker and implantable cardioverter defibrillator lead placement on tricuspid valve function: an observational study
    Juyong B Kim
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, New York University School of Medicine, New York, New York, USA
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 21:284-7. 2008
    ..2% and severe TR developed in 3.9% of patients with initially normal TR. TR worsened by at least 1 grade in 24.2%. Patients with ICDs had a higher rate of TR worsening compared with patients with PPMs (32.4% vs. 20.1%; P < .05)...
  40. ncbi request reprint Isolated subclavian artery aneurysm: evaluation by transesophageal echocardiography
    Alan Shah
    Noninvasive Cardiology Laboratory, Department of Medicine, NYU School of Medicine, 560 First Avenue, New York, NY 10016, USA
    Echocardiography 21:73-6. 2004
    ..The TEE findings correlated well with the results of chest CT. Using TEE for the identification of the aortic branches in patients with chest trauma may be critical...
  41. ncbi request reprint Paradoxical septal motion after cardiac surgery: a review of 3,292 cases
    Harmony R Reynolds
    Department of Medicine, New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    Clin Cardiol 30:621-3. 2007
    ..The cause of PSM is unknown; prevailing theories include: (1) operation on the heart alters the degree to which it is restrained by the pericardium and the chest wall and (2) transient ischemia alters septal motion...
  42. ncbi request reprint Is it open or is it closed? Thrombosis of a St. Jude's tricuspid valve prosthesis
    Divya Mehra
    Noninvasive Cardiology Laboratory, NYU School of Medicine, New York, NY 10016, USA
    Echocardiography 19:341-2. 2002
    ..The two discs of the tricuspid prosthesis were immobilized, half open and half closed. The prosthesis was replaced and the patient did well...
  43. ncbi request reprint Mortality in patients with paravalvular abscess diagnosed by transesophageal echocardiography
    John E Cosmi
    New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY 10016, USA
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 17:766-8. 2004
    ..Paravalvular abscess is a complication of endocarditis that may lead to persistent infection, conduction abnormalities, fistula formation, worsening congestive heart failure, and death...
  44. ncbi request reprint Benign metastasizing leiomyomatosis diagnosed by echocardiography
    Ambika C Nayar
    The Noninvasive Cardiology Laboratory, New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY 10016, USA
    Echocardiography 19:571-2. 2002
  45. ncbi request reprint Sensitivity of transthoracic versus transesophageal echocardiography for the detection of native valve vegetations in the modern era
    Harmony R Reynolds
    Noninvasive Cardiology Laboratory, Department of Medicine, New York University School of Medicine, New York 10016, USA
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 16:67-70. 2003
    ..Since then, harmonic imaging and other advances have improved TTE. How this affects the sensitivity of TTE is unknown...
  46. ncbi request reprint Rare flow pattern in a patient with cor triatriatum
    Michael Ghalchi
    Noninvasive Cardiology Laboratory, NYU School of Medicine, New York, USA
    Echocardiography 22:705-6. 2005
    ..Doppler echocardiography demonstrated a rare flow pattern due to cor triatriatum that is also present in subvalvular or supravalvular mitral stenosis: a forward gradient, in both systole and diastole...
  47. ncbi request reprint Cardiac cavernous hemangioma
    Gila Perk
    Charles and Rose Wohlstetter Noninvasive Cardiology Laboratory, New York University School of Medicine, New York, New York, USA
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 18:979. 2005
  48. ncbi request reprint Hand carried echocardiography in the critical care setting
    Daniel M Spevack
    Department of Medicine, New York University Medical Center, New York, New York 10016, USA
    Echocardiography 20:455-61. 2003
    ..This review explores the current literature on the use of HCU in the critical care setting, discusses the limitations of HCU, and examines the costs of implementing this new technology...
  49. ncbi request reprint Usefulness of myocardial perfusion echocardiography to identify obstructive coronary artery disease in patients with abnormal ventricular septal motion
    Daniel M Spevack
    Montefiore Medical Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York, USA
    Am J Cardiol 95:852-5. 2005
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  50. ncbi request reprint Combined transesophageal echocardiography and transesophageal cardioversion probe: technical aspects
    Itzhak Kronzon
    Charles anfd Rose Wohlstetter Noninvasive Cardiology laboratory, New York University School of Medicine, 560 First Avenue, New York, NY 10016, USA
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 18:213-5. 2005
    ..The use of a combined probe may be the technique of choice for patients who require both cardioversion and transesophageal echocardiography...
  51. ncbi request reprint Systolic anterior motion of a retained anterior mitral valve leaflet following mitral valve replacement
    Edward L Rachofsky
    Department of Medicine, New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY 10016 8382, USA
    Am J Geriatr Cardiol 17:128-9. 2008