Amgad N Makaryus

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Affiliation: North Shore University Hospital
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Chylopericardium presenting as cardiac tamponade secondary to an anterior mediastinal cystic teratoma
    David J Revere
    Divisions of Cardiology, North Shore Long Island Jewish Health System, Long Island Jewish Medical Center, New Hyde Park, New York 11040, USA
    Tex Heart Inst J 34:379-82. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Significant gastrointestinal bleeding in patients at risk of coronary stent thrombosis
    Xuming Dai
    Division of Cardiology, North Shore Long Island Jewish Health System, New Hyde Park, New York, USA
    Rev Cardiovasc Med 10:14-24. 2009
  3. doi request reprint Dangerous feather!
    Amgad N Makaryus
    Department of Cardiology, North Shore University Hospital, Manhasset, NY 11030, USA
    J Cardiovasc Comput Tomogr 3:182-3. 2009
  4. doi request reprint Rapid progression of atrioventricular nodal blockade in a patient with systemic lupus erythematosus
    John N Makaryus
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, North Shore University Hospital, Manhasset, NY 11030, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 26:967.e5-7. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Treatment of hypertension in metabolic syndrome: implications of recent clinical trials
    Amgad N Makaryus
    Department of Cardiology, North Shore University Hospital, Manhasset, NY 11030, USA
    Curr Diab Rep 9:229-37. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint Aspirin resistance, an emerging, often overlooked, factor in the management of patients with coronary artery disease
    Amgad N Makaryus
    Division of Cardiology, North Shore University Hospital, Manhasset, New York 11030, USA
    Clin Cardiol 29:144-8. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Congenital left ventricular diverticulum diagnosed by 64-detector CT imaging
    Amgad N Makaryus
    North Shore University Hospital Division of Cardiology, 300 Community Drive, Manhasset, NY 11030, USA
    J Invasive Cardiol 20:372-3. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Cardiac arrest in a patient with normal coronary arteries
    Amgad N Makaryus
    Division of Cardiology, North Shore University Hospital, Manhasset, NY 11030, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 26:734.e5-7. 2008
  9. doi request reprint Acute pancreatitis presenting as acute inferior wall ST-segment elevations on electrocardiography
    Amgad N Makaryus
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, North Shore University Hospital, Manhasset, NY 11030, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 26:734.e1-4. 2008
  10. pmc Electrophysiologic study: its predictive value for ventricular arrhythmias
    Daniel R Gold
    Department of Cardiology, North Shore University Hospital, Manhasset, New York 11030, USA
    Tex Heart Inst J 37:291-6. 2010

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  1. pmc Chylopericardium presenting as cardiac tamponade secondary to an anterior mediastinal cystic teratoma
    David J Revere
    Divisions of Cardiology, North Shore Long Island Jewish Health System, Long Island Jewish Medical Center, New Hyde Park, New York 11040, USA
    Tex Heart Inst J 34:379-82. 2007
    ..Numerous reports have described pericardial effusions secondary to an anterior mediastinal cystic teratoma; however, to our knowledge, this is the 1st case of a teratoma causing chylopericardium that presented as tamponade...
  2. ncbi request reprint Significant gastrointestinal bleeding in patients at risk of coronary stent thrombosis
    Xuming Dai
    Division of Cardiology, North Shore Long Island Jewish Health System, New Hyde Park, New York, USA
    Rev Cardiovasc Med 10:14-24. 2009
    ..pylori infection might be beneficial for DES patients on long-term antiplatelet therapy...
  3. doi request reprint Dangerous feather!
    Amgad N Makaryus
    Department of Cardiology, North Shore University Hospital, Manhasset, NY 11030, USA
    J Cardiovasc Comput Tomogr 3:182-3. 2009
    ..Pathologic diagnosis of the mass noted it to be composed of thrombus. In this patient, we theorize that there was an infectious process to cause a bacteremia that may have damaged the intima of the aorta and caused seeding with thrombus...
  4. doi request reprint Rapid progression of atrioventricular nodal blockade in a patient with systemic lupus erythematosus
    John N Makaryus
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, North Shore University Hospital, Manhasset, NY 11030, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 26:967.e5-7. 2008
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Treatment of hypertension in metabolic syndrome: implications of recent clinical trials
    Amgad N Makaryus
    Department of Cardiology, North Shore University Hospital, Manhasset, NY 11030, USA
    Curr Diab Rep 9:229-37. 2009
    ..This article reviews the treatment of hypertension as a metabolic and vascular disease and also opens a new paradigm for the treatment of metabolic syndrome, which affects nearly one quarter of the world's population...
  6. ncbi request reprint Aspirin resistance, an emerging, often overlooked, factor in the management of patients with coronary artery disease
    Amgad N Makaryus
    Division of Cardiology, North Shore University Hospital, Manhasset, New York 11030, USA
    Clin Cardiol 29:144-8. 2006
    ..It also examines the therapeutic implications of a diagnosis of aspirin resistance...
  7. ncbi request reprint Congenital left ventricular diverticulum diagnosed by 64-detector CT imaging
    Amgad N Makaryus
    North Shore University Hospital Division of Cardiology, 300 Community Drive, Manhasset, NY 11030, USA
    J Invasive Cardiol 20:372-3. 2008
    ..We report the case of a 28-year-old male referred for the evaluation of atypical chest pain who was found to have an LV diverticulum affecting the inferoposterior wall of his LV...
  8. doi request reprint Cardiac arrest in a patient with normal coronary arteries
    Amgad N Makaryus
    Division of Cardiology, North Shore University Hospital, Manhasset, NY 11030, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 26:734.e5-7. 2008
    ..Her coronary anatomy was free of significant atherosclerotic lesions, and her ventriculogram revealed apical ballooning in the shape similar to the round-bottomed Japanese pot used for trapping octopus...
  9. doi request reprint Acute pancreatitis presenting as acute inferior wall ST-segment elevations on electrocardiography
    Amgad N Makaryus
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, North Shore University Hospital, Manhasset, NY 11030, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 26:734.e1-4. 2008
    ..He had an angiogram that revealed normal coronary arteries and, subsequently, was diagnosed with acute pancreatitis based on suggestive pancreatic enzymes and computed tomography of the abdomen...
  10. pmc Electrophysiologic study: its predictive value for ventricular arrhythmias
    Daniel R Gold
    Department of Cardiology, North Shore University Hospital, Manhasset, New York 11030, USA
    Tex Heart Inst J 37:291-6. 2010
    ..This may have prognostic implications that warrant implantable cardioverter-defibrillator programming to enable appropriate antitachycardia pacing in this group of patients...
  11. pmc Dual atrioventricular-nodal physiology, elicited by pacing and leading to a reversible cardiomyopathy
    John N Catanzaro
    Department of Cardiology, Division of Electrophysiology, North Shore University Hospital, Manhasset, New York 11030, USA
    Tex Heart Inst J 36:352-4. 2009
    ..The tachycardia displayed characteristic dual atrioventricular-nodal physiology that was suppressed by amiodarone therapy, leading to a reversal of the cardiomyopathy. We discuss the mechanisms that surround such phenomena...
  12. pmc Left circumflex coronary artery occlusion after mitral valve annuloplasty: "a stitch in time"
    Nir N Somekh
    Department of Cardiology, North Shore Long Island Jewish Health System, Manhasset, New York 11030, USA
    Tex Heart Inst J 39:104-7. 2012
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  13. ncbi request reprint A true emergency?
    David Majdalany
    Division of Cardiology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Am J Med 121:290-2. 2008
  14. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic strategies for heart disease in women: an update on imaging techniques for optimal management
    Amgad N Makaryus
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, North Shore University Hospital, Manhasset, New York, USA
    Cardiol Rev 15:279-87. 2007
    ..In this article we review the literature regarding the diagnostic and prognostic evaluation of coronary artery disease in women with respect to imaging...
  15. doi request reprint Demonstration of left ventricular outflow tract eccentricity by 64-slice multi-detector CT
    Sanjay Doddamani
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, North Shore University Hospital, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, 300 Community Drive, Manhasset, NY 11030, USA
    Int J Cardiovasc Imaging 25:175-81. 2009
    ..In the CE, small changes in LVOT diameter may significantly change calculated aortic valve area (AVA). Using 64-slice Multi-detector CT (MDCT), we performed LVOT planimetry to obviate the need for any geometric assumptions...
  16. ncbi request reprint Large left ventricular pseudoaneurysm presenting 25 years after penetrating chest trauma
    Amgad N Makaryus
    Division of Cardiology, North Shore Long Island Jewish Health System, Long Island Jewish Medical Center, New Hyde Park, New York 11040, USA
    J Interv Cardiol 18:193-200. 2005
    ..We report the case of a 47-year-old man who underwent repair of a stab wound to the heart 25 years ago and subsequently developed a large left ventricular pseudoaneurysm and presented with angina...
  17. ncbi request reprint "Sensing alternans" in a patient with a newly implanted pacemaker
    Amgad N Makaryus
    Division of Cardiology, Section of Electrophysiology, North Shore University Hospital, Manhasset, New York 11030, USA
    Clin Cardiol 29:131-2. 2006
    ..The noted pericardial effusion and the likely shifting of the atrial lead with each alternate beat caused the "sensing alternans" that was seen on the admission electrocardiogram...
  18. ncbi request reprint Left atrial septal ventricularization complicated by paravalvular leak, after reoperation for mitral valve replacement
    Amgad N Makaryus
    Division of Cardiology, North Shore University Hospital, Manhasset, New York, NY 11794, USA
    Echocardiography 23:522-4. 2006
  19. doi request reprint Isolated subacute effusive and nonconstrictive epicarditis masquerading as a right atrial mass
    Valentin Suma
    Department of Cardiology, North Shore University Hospital, Manhasset, NY 11030, USA
    Echocardiography 26:732-5. 2009
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  20. ncbi request reprint Clinical investigation: Utility of left ventricular end diastolic diameter in the prediction of susceptibility to ventricular tachyarrhythmias
    Amgad N Makaryus
    Division of Cardiology, Section of Electrophysiology, North Shore University Hospital, Manhasset, New York, United States
    Int J Cardiol 120:399-403. 2007
    ..We sought to examine the left ventricular end diastolic diameter (LVEDD) as a predictor of VA susceptibility...
  21. ncbi request reprint Coronary artery dissection during pregnancy treated with medical therapy
    Lawrence M Phillips
    Division of Cardiology, North Shore University Hospital, Manhasset, New York 11030, USA
    Cardiol Rev 14:155-7. 2006
    ..We report the case of a coronary artery dissection during a twin pregnancy involving the left anterior descending artery. Successful treatment with medical management was possible once spontaneous reperfusion had been achieved...
  22. doi request reprint Spodick's sign
    John N Makaryus
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, North Shore University Hospital, Manhasset, NY 11030, USA
    Am J Med 121:693-4. 2008
  23. ncbi request reprint Clinical predictors of appropriate implantable-cardioverter defibrillator discharge
    John N Catanzaro
    North Shore University Hospital, Manhasset, New York, USA
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 30:S120-4. 2007
    ..ICD discharges may be appropriate or inappropriate, and identification of patients at risk for ICD discharge is essential. We sought to determine the predictors of appropriate ICD discharge...
  24. doi request reprint Persistent second-degree atrioventricular block following adenosine infusion for nuclear stress testing
    John N Makaryus
    North Shore University Hospital, Manhasset, New York, New York 11030, USA
    J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown) 9:304-7. 2008
    ..We also review the literature regarding the association between adenosine NST and AV block...
  25. ncbi request reprint Contrast echocardiography improves the diagnostic yield of transthoracic studies performed in the intensive care setting by novice sonographers
    Amgad N Makaryus
    Division of Cardiology at North Shore University Hospital, New York University School of Medicine, Manhasset, New York, USA
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 18:475-80. 2005
    ..However, in most hospitals, ESO are unavailable around the clock, and less experienced cardiovascular fellows or trainees may be asked to perform these examinations...
  26. doi request reprint Utility of an advanced digital electronic stethoscope in the diagnosis of coronary artery disease compared with coronary computed tomographic angiography
    Amgad N Makaryus
    Department of Cardiology, North Shore LIJ Health System, East Meadow, NY, USA
    Am J Cardiol 111:786-92. 2013
    ..In conclusion, the CSA showed high sensitivity and specificity for the detection of significant early CAD in an outpatient setting and represents a new noninvasive device for detecting abnormal coronary blood flow as occurs in CAD...
  27. pmc Spontaneous right coronary artery dissection: causing myocardial infarction in a 36-year-old woman
    Joshua Klein
    Department of Cardiology, North Shore University Hospital, Manhasset, New York 11030, USA
    Tex Heart Inst J 39:95-8. 2012
    ..Thrombectomy and stenting resolved the occlusion of the artery, and the patient was discharged from the hospital on medical therapy. We discuss the pathophysiology, presentation, and treatment of this rare and often fatal condition...
  28. doi request reprint Management of hypertension in patients with coronary artery disease
    Haisam Ismail
    Department of Cardiology, North Shore University Hospital, Hofstra North Shore LIJ School of Medicine at Hofstra University, 300 Community Drive, Manhasset, NY 11030, USA
    Expert Rev Cardiovasc Ther 9:1271-7. 2011
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  29. ncbi request reprint A rare case of Listeria monocytogenes presenting as prosthetic valve bacterial endocarditis and aortic root abscess
    Amgad N Makaryus
    North Shore University Hospital, Manhasset, New York 11030, USA
    Echocardiography 21:423-7. 2004
    ..We report the case of an 81-year-old man who suffered aortic prosthetic valve listeria endocarditis, and examine the literature regarding this rare manifestation of human listeriosis...
  30. doi request reprint Electrocardiographic T-wave changes underlying acute cardiac and cerebral events
    John N Catanzaro
    North Shore University Hospital, Manhasset, NY 11030, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 26:716-20. 2008
    ..Accurate interpretation of T-wave changes can assist the clinician toward a timely therapeutic intervention and accurate diagnosis...
  31. pmc Pulmonary artery aneurysm evaluated by 64-detector CT 254 in a patient with repaired tetralogy of Fallot
    Amgad N Makaryus
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Tex Heart Inst J 34:254-5. 2007
  32. ncbi request reprint Thrombosed right coronary artery aneurysm presenting as a myocardial mass
    Scott Gottesfeld
    Division of Cardiology, North Shore Long Island Jewish Health System, New Hyde Park, NY 11040, USA
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 17:1319-22. 2004
    ....
  33. ncbi request reprint A case of posterior loculated tamponade masquerading as an atrial mass on transesophageal echocardiography
    Amgad N Makaryus
    Division of Cardiology, North Shore University Hospital, Manhasset, New York 11030, USA
    J Ultrasound Med 24:873-6. 2005
  34. doi request reprint Mandatory diagnostic angiography for carotid artery stenosis prior to carotid artery intervention
    Amgad N Makaryus
    North Shore University Hospital, Manhasset, New York, New York 11030, USA
    J Interv Cardiol 22:16-21. 2009
    ..Evaluation with carotid ultrasound and MRA can often overestimate the degree of stenosis. We sought to determine if noninvasive imaging was sufficient for determining whether a patient should be referred for carotid intervention...
  35. doi request reprint Anomalous coronary circulation: left anterior descending and left circumflex coronary arteries arising from the right sinus of valsalva
    Sikander P Surana
    Department of Cardiology, Nassau University Medical Center, East Meadow, New York, USA
    Echocardiography 29:E102-4. 2012
    ..We present a rare case of a coronary anomaly involving three separate ostia at the right sinus of Valsalva for the left and right coronary vessels...
  36. doi request reprint Prosthetic valve dysfunction presenting as intermittent acute aortic regurgitation
    Dali Fan
    Division of Cardiology, North Shore University Hospital, Manhasset, New York 11030, USA
    Echocardiography 25:925-7. 2008
    ..pandiastolic) across the left ventricular outflow tract and the pulse wave Doppler in the descending thoracic aorta showed similar variability in the duration of diastolic flow reversal...
  37. ncbi request reprint Noninvasive cardiac imaging
    Jennifer H Mieres
    USA Division of Cardiology, North Shore University Hospital, North Shore Long Island Jewish Health System, Manhasset, New York, USA
    Am Fam Physician 75:1219-28. 2007
    ..Although guidelines can help with treating patients, treatment ultimately should be tailored to each person based on clinical judgment of the a priori risk of a cardiac event, symptoms, and the cardiac risk profile...
  38. ncbi request reprint Guillain-Barré syndrome complicated by myocarditis
    Mark J Goldman
    Department of Medicine, North Shore University Hospital, 300 Community Drive, Manhasset, NY 11030, USA
    Mt Sinai J Med 73:1126-8. 2006
    ..She was treated with inotropic support and intravenous immunoglobulin (IVIG), and her condition improved. This presentation of GBS complicated by myocarditis is very rare. We examined the literature regarding this association...
  39. ncbi request reprint Correlation of aortic valve area obtained by the velocity-encoded phase contrast continuity method to direct planimetry using cardiovascular magnetic resonance
    Kaoru Tanaka
    Division of Cardiology, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University Medical Center, New York City, New York 10128, USA
    J Cardiovasc Magn Reson 9:799-805. 2007
    ..CMR can also assess AVA by using the continuity equation employing velocity-encoded phase contrast (VEPC) imaging. We sought to assess whether velocity-encoded phase-contrast MRI can provide an alternate means of quantifying AVA by CMR...
  40. ncbi request reprint Mediastinal lymphoma presenting as asystolic arrest
    Amgad N Makaryus
    Division of Cardiology, North Shore University Hospital, Manhasset, New York 11030, USA
    Echocardiography 21:285-8. 2004
  41. ncbi request reprint The great escape: junctional escape-capture bigeminy
    Sonia A Henry
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, North Shore University Hospital, Manhasset, NY 11030, USA
    Am J Geriatr Cardiol 15:377-8. 2006
    ..The authors review the case of a 75-year-old man who presented with occasional dizziness and near-syncopal episodes. He was diagnosed with escape-capture bigeminy and subsequently underwent pacemaker placement...
  42. doi request reprint Cardiac arrest in the setting of diet pill consumption
    John N Makaryus
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, North Shore University Hospital, Manhasset, NY 11030, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 26:732.e1-3. 2008
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  43. doi request reprint Pleiotropic effects of inhibitors of the RAAS in the diabetic population: above and beyond blood pressure lowering
    Haisam Ismail
    Department of Cardiology, North Shore University Hospital, 300 Community Drive, Manhasset, NY 11030, USA
    Curr Diab Rep 10:32-6. 2010
    ..In this article, we review the mechanisms through which inhibitors of the RAAS benefit persons with hypertension and decrease the development of cardiovascular and renal disease above and beyond blood pressure lowering...
  44. ncbi request reprint Sudden cardiac death associated with an extremely rare coronary anomaly of the left and right coronary arteries arising exclusively from the posterior (noncoronary) sinus of valsalva
    John N Catanzaro
    North Shore University Hospital Manhasset, Manhasset, New York, USA
    Clin Cardiol 28:542-4. 2005
    ..We discuss the incidence of coronary artery anomalies and the proposed mechanisms that led to SCD in these patients...
  45. ncbi request reprint Effect of ciprofloxacin and levofloxacin on the QT interval: is this a significant "clinical" event?
    Amgad N Makaryus
    North Shore Long Island Jewish Health System, Division of Cardiology, Electrophysiology Section, Long Island Jewish Medical Center, 270 05 76th Avenue, New Hyde Park, NY 11040, USA
    South Med J 99:52-6. 2006
    ..The authors set out to evaluate the effect on the QT interval of patients after administration of ciprofloxacin and levofloxacin...
  46. ncbi request reprint Right-sided Myxomas
    Sumit Mittle
    Division of Cardiology, North Shore University Hospital, Manhasset, New York 11030, USA
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 18:695. 2005
    ..We present 3 cases in which right-sided myxomas were diagnosed echocardiographically and review the literature on primary cardiac myxomas...
  47. ncbi request reprint A rare case of Lactobacillus acidophilus presenting as mitral valve bacterial endocarditis
    Amgad N Makaryus
    Division of Cardiology, North Shore University Hospital, Manhasset, New York 11030, USA
    Echocardiography 22:421-5. 2005
    ..We report the case of a 63-year-old woman who developed native mitral valve endocarditis secondary to L. acidophilus, and examine the literature regarding this rare entity...
  48. ncbi request reprint Global electrocardiographic changes accompanying acute presentation of 3-vessel coronary disease
    Amgad N Makaryus
    Division of Cardiology, North Shore Long Island Jewish Health System, North Shore University Hospital, Manhasset, NY 11030, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 24:355-6. 2006
  49. ncbi request reprint A rare case of Actinomyces israelii presenting as pericarditis in a 75-year-old man
    Amgad N Makaryus
    Division of Cardiology, North Shore University Hospital, Manhasset, New York 11030, USA
    Cardiol Rev 13:125-7. 2005
    ..Pericardial fluid analysis demonstrated A. israelii. An examination and discussion of the literature is performed regarding this rare manifestation of human actinomycosis...
  50. ncbi request reprint Pacemaker ventricular lead microdislodgement following a motor vehicle accident
    John N Catanzaro
    North Shore University Hospital Manhasset, New York 11030, USA
    Eur J Emerg Med 14:224-7. 2007
    ..Review of the literature shows that ventricular lead dislodgement after a motor vehicle accident is a rare incidence and cause of pacemaker malfunction...
  51. ncbi request reprint Single coronary artery
    Amgad N Makaryus
    Division of Cardiology, North Shore Long Island Jewish Health System, Long Island Jewish Medical Center, NY, USA
    Am J Med 118:717. 2005
  52. doi request reprint Angioedema after injection of Tc-99m sestamibi tracer during adenosine nuclear stress testing
    John N Makaryus
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, North Shore Long Island Jewish Health System, Long Island Jewish Medical Center, New Hyde Park, NY 11040, USA
    J Nucl Cardiol 15:e26-7. 2008
  53. ncbi request reprint Assessment of intracardiac anomalies in two adults with Ivemark's syndrome
    Nickolaos Michelakis
    Division of Cardiology, North Shore University Hospital, Manhasset, New York 11030, USA
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 17:1292-6. 2004
    ..The medical and surgical treatment of these patients is discussed...
  54. ncbi request reprint Increased use of beta-agonists leading to non-ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction in a patient with hemodynamically significant myocardial bridging
    Daniel R Gold
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Cardiology, North Shore University Hospital, Manhasset, NY, USA
    Mayo Clin Proc 83:956-60. 2008
    ..To our knowledge, this is the first time previously undiagnosed myocardial bridging has led to a myocardial infarction in the setting of inhaled albuterol use...
  55. ncbi request reprint A rare case of a cardiac papillary fibroelastoma of the pulmonary valve diagnosed by echocardiography
    Matthew J Costa
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, North Shore University Hospital, Manhasset, New York 11030, USA
    Int J Cardiovasc Imaging 22:199-203. 2006
    ..The majority of fibroelastomas have been described on the left side of the heart involving the aortic and mitral valves. We present a rare case of a papillary fibroelastoma occurring on the pulmonic valve...
  56. doi request reprint Unilateral neurogenic pulmonary oedema and severe left ventricular dysfunction secondary to acute multiple sclerosis exacerbation
    John N Makaryus
    North Shore University Hospital, 300 Community Drive, Manhasset, NY 11030, United States
    Heart Lung Circ 18:155-8. 2009
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  57. ncbi request reprint Recurrent reversible dilated cardiomyopathy secondary to viral and streptococcal pneumonia vaccine-associated myocarditis
    Amgad N Makaryus
    Division of Cardiology, North Shore Long Island Jewish Health System, Long Island Jewish Medical Center, New Hyde Park, New York 11040, USA
    Cardiol Rev 14:e1-4. 2006
    ..We present a case of recurrent myocarditis in a female patient caused by a viral upper respiratory infection and streptococcal pneumonia vaccination who presented with recurrent episodes of reversible cardiomyopathy...
  58. ncbi request reprint Dynamic left ventricular outflow tract obstruction induced by dobutamine stress echocardiography leading to myocardial ischemia and infarction
    Amgad N Makaryus
    Division of Cardiology, North Shore University Hospital, Manhasset, New York, USA
    Int J Cardiovasc Imaging 22:763-9. 2006
    ..We present the case of a 70-year-old asymptomatic woman who underwent a routine pre-operative cardiac stress evaluation and was found to develop a dynamic outflow tract obstruction leading to myocardial ischemia and infarction...
  59. ncbi request reprint Coronary artery stent fracture
    Amgad N Makaryus
    Division of Cardiology, Columbia University Medical Center, 622 West 168th Street, New York, NY, 10032, USA
    Int J Cardiovasc Imaging 23:305-9. 2007
    ..We present the case of a 61-year-old Guyanese male who presented with unstable angina secondary to a stent fracture within two weeks of elective percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) for in-stent restenosis...
  60. ncbi request reprint An unusual combination of myocardial bridging and coronary artery aneurysm identified on 64-detector coronary angiography
    Perwaiz M Meraj
    Division of Cardiology, North Shore University Hospital, 300 Community Drive, Manhasset, NY 11030, USA
    Int J Cardiovasc Imaging 23:649-53. 2007
    ..We report this novel case and review the literature for recommendations on treatment and management of patients with coronary aneurysms...
  61. ncbi request reprint Biologic blunder
    Amgad N Makaryus
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY, USA
    Am J Med 119:935-6. 2006
  62. ncbi request reprint Emotion-triggered cardiac asystole-inducing neurocardiogenic syncope
    John N Catanzaro
    North Shore University Hospital, Manhasset, New York 11030, USA
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 29:553-6. 2006
    ..Review of the episode on her event recorder revealed a transient cardiac asystole of 10 seconds. We discuss the incidence of NCS and the proposed mechanism by which this syncopal event occurred...
  63. ncbi request reprint Falsely elevated cardiac troponin I levels
    Amgad N Makaryus
    Division of Cardiology, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Clin Cardiol 30:92-4. 2007
    ..Further work-up revealed that the Tn I levels were spuriously elevated because the patient's blood revealed a normal cTnI level when mixed with polyethylene glycol to inactivate any antibodies interfering with the cTnI assay...
  64. pmc Ruptured sinus of valsalva aneurysm in a pregnant woman
    Joshua Latzman
    Department of Medicine, North Shore University Hospital, Manhasset, New York 11030, USA
    Tex Heart Inst J 33:66-9. 2006
    ..The patient was asymptomatic and in her 4th month of pregnancy. Transthoracic echocardiography revealed a ruptured sinus of Valsalva aneurysm and a fistula to the right ventricle with evidence of a continuous left-to-right shunt...
  65. ncbi request reprint Acute myocardial infarction in a patient with pheocromocytoma and neurofibromatosis
    Dennis Katechis
    Division of Cardiology, North Shore Long Island Jewish Health System, 300 Community Drive, Manhasset, NY 11030, USA
    J Invasive Cardiol 17:331-3. 2005
  66. ncbi request reprint Anomalous origin of the left coronary artery from the right coronary artery: a rare case of a single coronary artery originating from the right sinus of Valsalva in a man with suspected coronary artery disease
    Amgad N Makaryus
    Division of Cardiology, North Shore University Hospital, Manhasset, New York 11030, USA
    J Invasive Cardiol 17:56-8. 2005
  67. doi request reprint Sudden cardiac death in a 20-year-old male swimmer
    Anthony J Cedrone
    Department of Internal Medicine, North Shore University Hospital, Manhasset, NY 11030, USA
    South Med J 103:464-6. 2010
    ..We present the case of a healthy 20-year-old man with no past medical history who died while swimming in a river, likely secondary to cardiac arrest in the setting of HOCM...
  68. ncbi request reprint Acute myocardial infarction following the use of intranasal anesthetic cocaine
    John N Makaryus
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, North Shore University Hospital, Manhasset, NY 11030, USA
    South Med J 99:759-61. 2006
    ..Awareness is raised of a possible complication of myocardial infarction following topical cocaine anesthetic use...
  69. ncbi request reprint Pregnancy in the patient with Eisenmenger's syndrome
    Amgad N Makaryus
    Department of Medicine, North Shore University Hospital, Manhasset, NY, USA
    Mt Sinai J Med 73:1033-6. 2006
    ..We present the case of a 32-year-old woman with Eisenmenger's syndrome who gave birth at 29 weeks of gestation via C-section to a healthy baby boy, and we review the literature regarding the management of such patients...
  70. ncbi request reprint Survival to the age of 52 years in a man with unrepaired tetralogy of Fallot
    Amgad N Makaryus
    Division of Cardiology, North Shore Long Island Jewish Health System, Long Island Jewish Medical Center, New Hyde Park, New York 11040, USA
    Echocardiography 21:631-7. 2004
    ..The rate of survival at 40 years without surgical correction is only 3%. We present the case of a man with tetralogy of Fallot who survived until the age of 52 years without surgical intervention...
  71. ncbi request reprint A rare case of Alström syndrome presenting with rapidly progressive severe dilated cardiomyopathy diagnosed by echocardiography
    Amgad N Makaryus
    Department of Cardiology, North Shore University Hospital, New York University School of Medicine, Manhasset 11030, USA
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 16:194-6. 2003
    ....
  72. ncbi request reprint Successful surgical repair of a giant left main coronary artery aneurysm with arteriovenous fistula draining into a persistent left superior vena cava and coronary sinus: role of intraoperative transesophageal echocardiography
    Amgad N Makaryus
    Division of Cardiology and Cardiothoracic Surgery, North Shore University Hospital, Manhasset, New York, USA
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 16:1322-5. 2003
    ..She then underwent successful surgical closure of the coronary arteriovenous fistula. The important role of intraoperative transesophageal echocardiography in guiding this technically challenging surgical case is discussed...
  73. ncbi request reprint Diagnosis of suspected cardiac echinococcosis with negative serologies: role of transthoracic, transesophageal, and contrast echocardiography
    Amgad N Makaryus
    Division of Cardiology, North Shore University Hospital, NYU School of Medicine, Manhasset, NY, USA
    Eur J Echocardiogr 5:223-7. 2004
    ..Treatment strategies for this patient are discussed...
  74. ncbi request reprint Should the initiation of antiarrhythmic therapy for atrial fibrillation occur in the hospital or out of the hospital?: a review of the literature
    Amgad N Makaryus
    North Shore University Hospital, Manhasset, NY 11030, USA
    J Invasive Cardiol 16:31-4. 2004
    ..Initiation of antiarrhythmic therapy for atrial fibrillation is a key step in the treatment of this disorder. Much controversy remains as to the risks and benefits of initiating therapy as an inpatient versus an outpatient...
  75. ncbi request reprint Intracardiac echocardiography using the AcuNav ultrasound catheter during percutaneous balloon mitral valvuloplasty
    Mohamed I Salem
    North Shore University Hospital, Manhasset, New York 11030, USA
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 15:1533-7. 2002
    ..The strengths and weaknesses of this approach are described and compared with transesophageal echocardiography and older intracardiac echocardiography devices...
  76. ncbi request reprint Extensive neoplastic cardiac infiltration in a patient with acute myelogenous leukemia: role of echocardiography
    Amgad N Makaryus
    North Shore University Hospital, Manhasset, New York 11030, USA
    Echocardiography 20:539-44. 2003
    ..Biopsy of the superior vena cava mass had the histological features of a granulocytic sarcoma (GS, chloroma). Massive involvement of the heart with GS is very rare, and only a few reports have been published in the literature...
  77. ncbi request reprint Echocardiographic features of patients with heart failure who may benefit from biventricular pacing
    Amgad N Makaryus
    North Shore University Hospital, Manhasset, New York 11030, USA
    Echocardiography 20:217-23. 2003
    ..We compared echocardiography features of these patients (group 1) with other patients with EF </= 35%, LVIDd >/= 54 mm, and QRS < 140 msec (group 2 = presumably no dyssynchrony)...
  78. ncbi request reprint An extraordinary case?
    Amgad N Makaryus
    Division of Cardiology, North Shore University Hospital, Manhasset, NY, USA
    Am J Med 119:36-8. 2006
  79. ncbi request reprint A rare combination of LMCA fistula to left superior vena cava with drainage into the coronary sinus in a 74-year-old woman
    Amgad N Makaryus
    Division of Cardiology, North Shore University Hospital, 300 Community Drive, Manhasset, NY 11030, USA
    J Invasive Cardiol 15:270-2. 2003
    ....
  80. ncbi request reprint Value of electrocardiographically gated single-photon emission computed tomographic myocardial perfusion scintigraphy in a cohort of symptomatic postmenopausal women
    Jennifer H Mieres
    New York University School of Medicine, New York, USA
    Am J Cardiol 99:1096-9. 2007
    ..001). In conclusion, results of this study indicate high diagnostic and prognostic accuracy for MPS in symptomatic postmenopausal women...
  81. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of rheolytic thrombectomy in early versus late myocardial infarction
    Amgad N Makaryus
    North Shore Long Island Jewish Health System, Long Island Jewish Medical Center, New Hyde Park, New York 11040, USA
    J Interv Cardiol 19:135-40. 2006
    ..We sought to determine the efficacy of the AngioJet Rheolytic thrombectomy catheter (Possis Medical, Minneapolis, MN, USA) in patients presenting with AMI either before or after 12 hours of onset of symptoms...
  82. ncbi request reprint Nuclear stress testing in elderly patients: a review of its use in the assessment of cardiac risk, particularly in patients undergoing preoperative risk assessment
    Amgad N Makaryus
    Columbia University Medical Center, New York, New York, USA
    Drugs Aging 24:467-79. 2007
    ..Use of MPI facilitates identification of the severity and extent of ischaemia as well as left ventricular dilatation and systolic function in elderly patients undergoing non-cardiac surgery...
  83. ncbi request reprint Coronary venous angioplasty and stenting for biventricular pacemaker left ventricular lead implantation
    Amgad N Makaryus
    Columbia University Medical Center, New York, New York, USA
    J Invasive Cardiol 19:E128-30. 2007
    ..We sought to examine whether cardiac vein angioplasty and/or stenting would allow for the proper placement of the LV lead in these patients...
  84. ncbi request reprint Thrown a curve
    Amgad N Makaryus
    Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY, USA
    Am J Med 120:420-1. 2007
  85. ncbi request reprint Coronary artery diameter as a risk factor for acute coronary syndromes in Asian-Indians
    Amgad N Makaryus
    North Shore Long Island Jewish Health System, Long Island Jewish Medical Center, New Hyde Park, New York, USA
    Am J Cardiol 96:778-80. 2005
    ..We found that Asian-Indian patients have smaller coronary arteries, with a statistically significant difference in the mean diameter even after correction for body surface area...
  86. ncbi request reprint Heart failure: metabolic derangements and therapeutic rationale
    Yohannes Gebreegziabher
    SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, 450 Clarkson Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11203 2098, USA
    Expert Rev Cardiovasc Ther 5:331-43. 2007
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  87. doi request reprint Normal or near normal myocardial perfusion stress imaging in patients with severe coronary artery disease
    Joseph A Diamond
    North Shore LIJ Health System, New Hyde Park, New York, USA
    J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown) 9:820-5. 2008
    ..Nevertheless, there are instances where severe left main or three-vessel CAD may be present despite no significant perfusion abnormalities on MPI...