Rami Doukky

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Affiliation: Rush University Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Impact of Physical Inactivity on Mortality in Patients With Heart Failure
    Rami Doukky
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, John H Stroger, Jr Hospital of Cook County, Chicago, Illinois Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois Rush Center for Urban Health Equity, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois Electronic address
    Am J Cardiol 117:1135-43. 2016
  2. doi request reprint Diagnostic and prognostic significance of ischemic electrocardiographic changes with regadenoson-stress myocardial perfusion imaging
    Rami Doukky
    Division of Cardiology, John H Stroger, Jr Hospital of Cook County, 1901 W Harrison St Suite 3620, Chicago, IL, 60612, USA
    J Nucl Cardiol 22:700-13. 2015
  3. doi request reprint Impact of Dietary Sodium Restriction on Heart Failure Outcomes
    Rami Doukky
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois Division of Cardiology, John H Stroger, Jr Hospital of Cook County, Chicago, Illinois Division of Cardiology, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois Rush Center for Urban Health Equity, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois Electronic address
    JACC Heart Fail 4:24-35. 2016
  4. pmc Soft Tissue Attenuation Patterns Associated with Supine Acquisition SPECT Myocardial Perfusion Imaging: A Descriptive Study
    Rami Doukky
    Section of Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology and Stress Testing Laboratories, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL, USA
    Open Cardiovasc Med J 6:33-7. 2012
  5. pmc Soft Tissue Attenuation Patterns Associated with Upright Acquisition SPECT Myocardial Perfusion Imaging: A Descriptive Study
    Rami Doukky
    Section of Cardiology, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL, USA
    Open Cardiovasc Med J 6:22-7. 2012
  6. pmc High Sensitivity C - Reactive Protein is Associated with Diastolic Dysfunction in Young African Americans without Clinically Evident Cardiac Disease
    Venkataraman Rajaram
    Section of Cardiology, Temple University Health Sciences Center, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Open Cardiovasc Med J 5:188-95. 2011
  7. pmc A novel expression of exercise induced pulmonary hypertension in human immunodeficiency virus patients: a pilot study
    Rami Doukky
    Rush University Medical Center, Department of Medicine, Section of Cardiology, 1653 W Congress Pkwy, Jelke 1015, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Open Cardiovasc Med J 6:44-9. 2012
  8. pmc Pulmonary hypertension in elderly patients with diastolic dysfunction and preserved ejection fraction
    Majid Afshar
    Section of Pulmonary and Critical Care, University of Maryland, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Open Cardiovasc Med J 6:1-8. 2012
  9. pmc The value of diastolic function parameters in the prediction of left atrial appendage thrombus in patients with nonvalvular atrial fibrillation
    Rami Doukky
    Division of Cardiology, Rush University Medical Center, 1653 W, Congress Pkwy, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Cardiovasc Ultrasound 12:10. 2014
  10. doi request reprint A simple validated clinical tool to predict the absence of coronary artery disease in patients with systolic heart failure of unclear etiology
    Rami Doukky
    Division of Adult Cardiology, John H Stroger, Jr Hospital of Cook County, Chicago, Illinois Division of Cardiology, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois Electronic address
    Am J Cardiol 112:1165-70. 2013

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  1. doi request reprint Impact of Physical Inactivity on Mortality in Patients With Heart Failure
    Rami Doukky
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, John H Stroger, Jr Hospital of Cook County, Chicago, Illinois Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois Rush Center for Urban Health Equity, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois Electronic address
    Am J Cardiol 117:1135-43. 2016
    ..Failure to exercise and television screen time are additive in their effects on mortality. Even modest exercise was associated with survival benefit. ..
  2. doi request reprint Diagnostic and prognostic significance of ischemic electrocardiographic changes with regadenoson-stress myocardial perfusion imaging
    Rami Doukky
    Division of Cardiology, John H Stroger, Jr Hospital of Cook County, 1901 W Harrison St Suite 3620, Chicago, IL, 60612, USA
    J Nucl Cardiol 22:700-13. 2015
    ..Due to the low incidence of ST↓ ≥1.0 mm with vasodilator stress, a lower threshold to define ischemic ECG response may provide improved clinical utility...
  3. doi request reprint Impact of Dietary Sodium Restriction on Heart Failure Outcomes
    Rami Doukky
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois Division of Cardiology, John H Stroger, Jr Hospital of Cook County, Chicago, Illinois Division of Cardiology, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois Rush Center for Urban Health Equity, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois Electronic address
    JACC Heart Fail 4:24-35. 2016
    ..This study sought to evaluate the impact of sodium restriction on heart failure (HF) outcomes...
  4. pmc Soft Tissue Attenuation Patterns Associated with Supine Acquisition SPECT Myocardial Perfusion Imaging: A Descriptive Study
    Rami Doukky
    Section of Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology and Stress Testing Laboratories, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL, USA
    Open Cardiovasc Med J 6:33-7. 2012
    ..Their prevalence and interaction with body-habitus and gender are ill-defined, which we sought to describe in this study...
  5. pmc Soft Tissue Attenuation Patterns Associated with Upright Acquisition SPECT Myocardial Perfusion Imaging: A Descriptive Study
    Rami Doukky
    Section of Cardiology, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL, USA
    Open Cardiovasc Med J 6:22-7. 2012
    ..In this investigation we sought to describe the patterns and frequency of attenuation artifacts associated with this type of instruments and we explored the impact of gender and body habitus on these artifacts...
  6. pmc High Sensitivity C - Reactive Protein is Associated with Diastolic Dysfunction in Young African Americans without Clinically Evident Cardiac Disease
    Venkataraman Rajaram
    Section of Cardiology, Temple University Health Sciences Center, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Open Cardiovasc Med J 5:188-95. 2011
    ..We tested the hypothesis that high sensitivity C-reactive protein (hs-CRP), a biomarker of inflammation, is associated with DD in asymptomatic AAs...
  7. pmc A novel expression of exercise induced pulmonary hypertension in human immunodeficiency virus patients: a pilot study
    Rami Doukky
    Rush University Medical Center, Department of Medicine, Section of Cardiology, 1653 W Congress Pkwy, Jelke 1015, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Open Cardiovasc Med J 6:44-9. 2012
    ..Exercise induced pulmonary hypertension (EIPH) has been previously described in patients with scleroderma, sickle cell disease and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, yet has not been associated with the HIV population...
  8. pmc Pulmonary hypertension in elderly patients with diastolic dysfunction and preserved ejection fraction
    Majid Afshar
    Section of Pulmonary and Critical Care, University of Maryland, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Open Cardiovasc Med J 6:1-8. 2012
    ..We aim to identify if pulmonary vascular resistance in elderly patients with diastolic dysfunction is disproportionately higher than patients with systolic dysfunction independent of filling pressures...
  9. pmc The value of diastolic function parameters in the prediction of left atrial appendage thrombus in patients with nonvalvular atrial fibrillation
    Rami Doukky
    Division of Cardiology, Rush University Medical Center, 1653 W, Congress Pkwy, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Cardiovasc Ultrasound 12:10. 2014
    ..We investigated whether transthoracic echocardiographic parameters can predict LAAT independent of traditional clinical predictors...
  10. doi request reprint A simple validated clinical tool to predict the absence of coronary artery disease in patients with systolic heart failure of unclear etiology
    Rami Doukky
    Division of Adult Cardiology, John H Stroger, Jr Hospital of Cook County, Chicago, Illinois Division of Cardiology, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois Electronic address
    Am J Cardiol 112:1165-70. 2013
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  11. doi request reprint The prognostic value of transient ischemic dilatation with otherwise normal SPECT myocardial perfusion imaging: a cautionary note in patients with diabetes and coronary artery disease
    Rami Doukky
    Division of Cardiology, Rush University Medical Center, 1653 W Congress Pkwy, Chicago, IL, 60612, USA
    J Nucl Cardiol 20:774-84. 2013
    ..Whether this finding may have prognostic implications only in high-risk populations, such as patients with diabetes or manifest coronary artery disease (CAD), is uncertain...
  12. doi request reprint The prognostic value of cardiac SPECT performed at the primary care physician's office
    Rami Doukky
    Section of Cardiology, Rush University Medical Center, 1653 W Congress Pkwy, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    J Nucl Cardiol 20:519-28. 2013
    ..However, the utility of SPECT-MPI when performed at a low-volume primary care physician's (PCP's) office is unknown...
  13. doi request reprint Attenuation of the side effect profile of regadenoson: a randomized double-blind placebo-controlled study with aminophylline in patients undergoing myocardial perfusion imaging and have severe chronic kidney disease--the ASSUAGE-CKD trial
    Rami Doukky
    The Section of Cardiology, Rush University Medical Center, 1653 W Congress Pkwy, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Int J Cardiovasc Imaging 29:1029-37. 2013
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  14. doi request reprint The safety and tolerability of regadenoson in patients with end-stage renal disease: the first prospective evaluation
    Rami Doukky
    Section of Cardiology, Rush University Medical Center, 1653 W Congress Pkwy, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    J Nucl Cardiol 20:205-13. 2013
    ..There has not been any prospective evaluation of the safety and tolerability of regadenoson (REG)-stress in patients with end-stage renal disease (ESRD)...
  15. doi request reprint Attenuation of the side effect profile of regadenoson: a randomized double-blinded placebo-controlled study with aminophylline in patients undergoing myocardial perfusion imaging. "The ASSUAGE trial"
    Rami Doukky
    Section of Cardiology, Rush University Medical Center, 1653 W Congress Pkwy, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    J Nucl Cardiol 19:448-57. 2012
    ..It is unknown whether the standardized intravenous aminophylline administration following regadenoson-stress can prevent the gastrointestinal and other adverse effects associated with regadenoson...
  16. doi request reprint B-type natriuretic peptide predicts left atrial appendage thrombus in patients with nonvalvular atrial fibrillation
    Rami Doukky
    Section of Cardiology, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois Department of Medicine, John H Stroger, Jr, Hospital of Cook County, Chicago, Illinois
    Echocardiography 30:889-95. 2013
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  17. doi request reprint Impact of appropriate use on the prognostic value of single-photon emission computed tomography myocardial perfusion imaging
    Rami Doukky
    Division of Cardiology, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL R D, K H, N F, M O R Division of Adult Cardiology, John H Stroger, Jr Hospital of Cook County, Chicago, IL R D, Y G Department of Medicine, Iowa Methodist Medical Center, Des Moines G B Division of Hospitalist Medicine, Rockford Memorial Hospital, Rockford, IL V S D Division of Cardiology, Mount Sinai Hospital, Chicago, IL E G S and Cardiovascular Division, University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL R C H
    Circulation 128:1634-43. 2013
    ..The impact of appropriate use on the prognostic value of SPECT-MPI is unknown...
  18. ncbi request reprint Part II: risk stratification in patients with unstable angina and non-ST segment elevation myocardial infarction: evidence-based review
    Rami Doukky
    Division of Adult Cardiology, Cook County Hospital, Chicago, IL, USA
    J Invasive Cardiol 14:254-62. 2002
  19. pmc Congestive heart failure adherence redesign trial: a pilot study
    Ashvarya Mangla
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois, USA Department of Internal Medicine, OSF St Francis Medical Center, Peoria, Illinois, USA
    BMJ Open 4:e006542. 2014
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  20. doi request reprint Impact of insurance carrier, prior authorization, and socioeconomic status on appropriate use of SPECT myocardial perfusion imaging in private community-based office practice
    Rami Doukky
    Division of Cardiology, John H Stroger, Jr Hospital of Cook County, Chicago, Illinois
    Clin Cardiol 38:267-73. 2015
    ..The impact of health insurance carrier and socioeconomic status (SES) on the adherence to appropriate use criteria (AUC) for radionuclide myocardial perfusion imaging (MPI) is unknown...
  21. doi request reprint Severe chronic kidney disease as a predictor of benefit from aminophylline administration in patients undergoing regadenoson stress myocardial perfusion imaging: A substudy of the ASSUAGE and ASSUAGE-CKD trials
    Maria Octavia Rangel
    Division of Cardiology, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL, USA
    J Nucl Cardiol 22:1008-18. 2015
    ..Aminophylline use following regadenoson reduces the incidence of regadenoson-related AE. We investigated whether patients with severe CKD receive incremental benefit from aminophylline administration in reducing regadenoson AE...
  22. doi request reprint Age and gender as predictors of benefit from aminophylline administration in patients undergoing regadenoson stress myocardial perfusion imaging: a substudy of the ASSUAGE trial
    Maria O Rangel
    1Division of Cardiology, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL 2Department of Pediatrics, University of Illinois Hospital and Health System, Chicago, IL and 3Division of Adult Cardiology, John H Stroger, Jr Hospital of Cook County, Chicago, IL
    Am J Ther 20:622-9. 2013
    ..Thus, to predictably reduce regadenoson AE and improve tolerability, aminophylline should be administered routinely to all patients as per the ASSUAGE protocol. ..
  23. doi request reprint Soft tissue attenuation patterns in stress myocardial perfusion SPECT images: a comparison between supine and upright acquisition systems
    David Chawla
    Section of Cardiology, Rush University Medical Center, 1653 W Congress Pkwy J 1015d, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    J Nucl Cardiol 18:281-90. 2011
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  24. pmc Predictors of diastolic dysfunction among minority patients with newly diagnosed type 2 diabetes
    Rasa Kazlauskaite
    Division of Endocrinology, John H Stroger Jr Hospital of Cook County and Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL, United States
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 88:189-95. 2010
    ..To determine mutable risk factors for asymptomatic diastolic dysfunction in ethnic minority patients newly diagnosed with type 2 diabetes...
  25. doi request reprint External validation of a novel transthoracic echocardiographic tool in predicting left atrial appendage thrombus formation in patients with nonvalvular atrial fibrillation
    Rami Doukky
    Section of Cardiology, Rush University Medical Center, 1653 W Congress Pkwy, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Eur Heart J Cardiovasc Imaging 14:876-81. 2013
    ..5 has 100% sensitivity for detecting left atrial appendage (LAA) thrombus. We sought to validate this prediction tool in an external cohort...
  26. doi request reprint Ambulatory cardiac single-photon emission computed tomography at the primary care physician's office: a descriptive study
    Nayla Chaptini
    Section of Cardiology, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    J Ambul Care Manage 33:328-35. 2010
    ..This suggests that this practice is safe in this population with these providers. This finding may not apply to a higher-risk population. Further evaluation of referral appropriateness and long-term prognostic value is needed...
  27. doi request reprint The impact of regimented aminophylline use on extracardiac radioisotope activity in patients undergoing regadenoson stress SPECT myocardial perfusion imaging: a substudy of the ASSUAGE trial
    Wassim Ballany
    Division of Adult Cardiology, John H Stroger, Jr Hospital of Cook County, Chicago, IL, USA
    J Nucl Cardiol 21:496-502. 2014
    ..In patients undergoing regadenoson stress SPECT myocardial perfusion imaging (MPI), the impact of the regimented administration of aminophylline on the cardiac-to-extracardiac photon activity ratio is unknown...
  28. doi request reprint Impact of B-type natriuretic peptide level on the risk of left atrial appendage thrombus in patients with nonvalvular atrial fibrillation: a prospective study
    Rojina Pant
    Division of Cardiology, Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center, Chicago, IL, USA
    Cardiovasc Ultrasound 14:4. 2016
    ..The impact of B-type natriuretic peptide (BNP) level on the risk of left atrial appendage (LAA) thrombus in patients with nonvalvular atrial fibrillation (NVAF) has not been prospectively studied...
  29. doi request reprint The significance of automatically measured transient ischemic dilation in identifying severe and extensive coronary artery disease in regadenoson, single-isotope technetium-99m myocardial perfusion SPECT
    Yasmeen Golzar
    Division of Cardiology, John H Stroger, Jr Hospital of Cook County, Chicago, IL, USA
    J Nucl Cardiol 22:526-34. 2015
    ..The critical threshold and clinical significance of transient ischemic dilation (TID) for regadenoson, single-isotope (99m)Tc SPECT myocardial perfusion imaging (MPI) are not defined...
  30. pmc Tissue Doppler imaging for diagnosis of coronary artery disease: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Rajender Agarwal
    Department of Medicine, John H Stroger Jr Hospital of Cook County, Chicago, IL, USA
    Cardiovasc Ultrasound 10:47. 2012
    ..Future studies should evaluate the incremental value of TDI velocities over LV ejection fraction and two dimensional wall motion analysis in the detection of CAD and assessment of its severity. (Word Count: 249)...
  31. doi request reprint Prognostic implications of stress modality on mortality risk and cause of death in patients undergoing office-based SPECT myocardial perfusion imaging
    Marie France Poulin
    Division of Cardiology, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL, USA
    J Nucl Cardiol 23:202-11. 2016
    ..However, it is unknown whether the increased mortality is driven by cardiac deaths alone or cardiac and non-cardiac deaths...
  32. doi request reprint Lipoprotein(a) and Increased Cardiovascular Risk in Women
    Briana T Costello
    Division of Cardiology, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois
    Clin Cardiol 39:96-102. 2016
    ..Approximately 20% of the population has elevated circulating levels of lipoprotein(a) (Lp[a]), one of the most robust predictors of cardiovascular disease risk. This is particularly true for women...
  33. doi request reprint Coronary Computed Tomographic Angiography in the Evaluation of Liver Transplant Candidates
    Marie France Poulin
    Division of Cardiology, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL, USA
    Angiology 66:803-10. 2015
    ..3, 95% CI = 2.6-57.6; P = .001), and chest pain (OR = 6.0, 95% CI = 1.2-29.1; P = .03). Implementing CCTA in the evaluation of intermediate/high CAD risk OLT candidates is challenging but feasible and seems safe...
  34. doi request reprint Cardiac imaging for the assessment of patients being evaluated for kidney or liver transplantation
    Kalindi Parikh
    Division of Cardiology, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL, USA
    J Nucl Cardiol 22:282-96. 2015
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  35. pmc Regadenoson use in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: the state of current knowledge
    Yasmeen Golzar
    Division of Adult Cardiology, John H Stroger Jr, Hospital of Cook County, Chicago, IL, USA Division of Cardiology, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL, USA
    Int J Chron Obstruct Pulmon Dis 9:129-37. 2014
    ..This review summarizes the pharmacology and clinical application of this novel stress agent and presents the available data on the safety and tolerability of its use in COPD patients. ..
  36. ncbi request reprint Risk stratification in patients with unstable angina and non-ST segment elevation myocardial infarction: evidence-based review
    Rami Doukky
    Division of Adult Cardiology, Cook County Hospital, Chicago, IL, USA
    J Invasive Cardiol 14:215-20. 2002