Mohammad Madjid

Summary

Affiliation: Texas Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Systemic infections cause exaggerated local inflammation in atherosclerotic coronary arteries: clues to the triggering effect of acute infections on acute coronary syndromes
    Mohammad Madjid
    Atherosclerosis Research Laboratory, Texas Heart Institute at St Luke s Episcopal Hospital, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Tex Heart Inst J 34:11-8. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Influenza epidemics and acute respiratory disease activity are associated with a surge in autopsy-confirmed coronary heart disease death: results from 8 years of autopsies in 34,892 subjects
    Mohammad Madjid
    The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, TX, USA
    Eur Heart J 28:1205-10. 2007
  3. pmc The influence of oseltamivir treatment on the risk of stroke after influenza infection
    Mohammad Madjid
    Texas Heart Institute, 6770 Bertner Ave, MC 2 255, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Cardiology 113:98-107. 2009
  4. ncbi request reprint Influenza and atherosclerosis: vaccination for cardiovascular disease prevention
    Mohammad Madjid
    Texas Heart Institute, 6770 Bertner, MC 2 255, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Expert Opin Biol Ther 5:91-6. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Leukocyte count and coronary heart disease: implications for risk assessment
    Mohammad Madjid
    University of Texas Houston Health Science Center, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 44:1945-56. 2004
  6. pmc Influenza and cardiovascular disease: is there a causal relationship?
    Mohammad Madjid
    The Texas Heart Institute, University of Texas Health Science Center Houston, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Tex Heart Inst J 31:4-13. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint From vulnerable plaque to vulnerable patient: a call for new definitions and risk assessment strategies: Part II
    Morteza Naghavi
    The Center for Vulnerable Plaque Research, University of Texas Houston, The Texas Heart Institute, and President Bush Center for Cardiovascular Health, Memorial Hermann Hospital, Houston, USA
    Circulation 108:1772-8. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Thermography basket catheter: in vivo measurement of the temperature of atherosclerotic plaques for detection of vulnerable plaques
    Morteza Naghavi
    Center for Vulnerable Plaque Research, University of Texas Houston Health Science Center, Houston, Texas, USA
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 59:52-9. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint The role of periadventitial fat in atherosclerosis
    Deborah Vela
    Texas Heart Institute at St Luke s Episcopal Hospital, Houston, USA
    Arch Pathol Lab Med 131:481-7. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Influenza and cardiovascular disease: a new opportunity for prevention and the need for further studies
    Mohammad Madjid
    Department of Internal Medicine Division of Cardiology, School of Medicine, University of Texas Houston Health Science Center, Houston, Tex, USA
    Circulation 108:2730-6. 2003

Detail Information

Publications40

  1. pmc Systemic infections cause exaggerated local inflammation in atherosclerotic coronary arteries: clues to the triggering effect of acute infections on acute coronary syndromes
    Mohammad Madjid
    Atherosclerosis Research Laboratory, Texas Heart Institute at St Luke s Episcopal Hospital, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Tex Heart Inst J 34:11-8. 2007
    ..This offers a new therapeutic target for preventing heart attacks in high-risk patients...
  2. ncbi request reprint Influenza epidemics and acute respiratory disease activity are associated with a surge in autopsy-confirmed coronary heart disease death: results from 8 years of autopsies in 34,892 subjects
    Mohammad Madjid
    The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, TX, USA
    Eur Heart J 28:1205-10. 2007
    ..To determine whether influenza can trigger heart attacks, we investigated the impact of influenza epidemics on autopsy-proven coronary deaths...
  3. pmc The influence of oseltamivir treatment on the risk of stroke after influenza infection
    Mohammad Madjid
    Texas Heart Institute, 6770 Bertner Ave, MC 2 255, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Cardiology 113:98-107. 2009
    ..It was the aim of this study to examine the influence of the antiviral medication oseltamivir on stroke and transient ischemic attack (TIA) in adults diagnosed with influenza...
  4. ncbi request reprint Influenza and atherosclerosis: vaccination for cardiovascular disease prevention
    Mohammad Madjid
    Texas Heart Institute, 6770 Bertner, MC 2 255, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Expert Opin Biol Ther 5:91-6. 2005
    ..Therefore, increased efforts should be directed towards educating physicians and patients about the benefits of influenza vaccination in patients with coronary heart disease...
  5. ncbi request reprint Leukocyte count and coronary heart disease: implications for risk assessment
    Mohammad Madjid
    University of Texas Houston Health Science Center, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 44:1945-56. 2004
    ..Further studies are needed to assess the true impact of leukocytosis on CHD, compare it with other inflammatory markers such as C-reactive protein and lipoprotein phospholipase A(2) levels, and promote its use in CHD prediction...
  6. pmc Influenza and cardiovascular disease: is there a causal relationship?
    Mohammad Madjid
    The Texas Heart Institute, University of Texas Health Science Center Houston, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Tex Heart Inst J 31:4-13. 2004
    ..The case for expanding the research on the effect of influenza on cardiovascular disease is a strong one, for most of Hill's criteria are met...
  7. ncbi request reprint From vulnerable plaque to vulnerable patient: a call for new definitions and risk assessment strategies: Part II
    Morteza Naghavi
    The Center for Vulnerable Plaque Research, University of Texas Houston, The Texas Heart Institute, and President Bush Center for Cardiovascular Health, Memorial Hermann Hospital, Houston, USA
    Circulation 108:1772-8. 2003
    ..We encourage healthcare policy makers to promote translational research for screening and treatment of vulnerable patients...
  8. ncbi request reprint Thermography basket catheter: in vivo measurement of the temperature of atherosclerotic plaques for detection of vulnerable plaques
    Morteza Naghavi
    Center for Vulnerable Plaque Research, University of Texas Houston Health Science Center, Houston, Texas, USA
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 59:52-9. 2003
    ..The catheters showed satisfactory accuracy, reproducibility, and safety. If confirmed in further studies, it has the potential to be utilized in detection of vulnerable plaques...
  9. ncbi request reprint The role of periadventitial fat in atherosclerosis
    Deborah Vela
    Texas Heart Institute at St Luke s Episcopal Hospital, Houston, USA
    Arch Pathol Lab Med 131:481-7. 2007
    ..Periadventitial fat, as a specific adipose tissue subset, has been overlooked in the field of atherosclerosis despite its potential diagnostic and therapeutic implications...
  10. ncbi request reprint Influenza and cardiovascular disease: a new opportunity for prevention and the need for further studies
    Mohammad Madjid
    Department of Internal Medicine Division of Cardiology, School of Medicine, University of Texas Houston Health Science Center, Houston, Tex, USA
    Circulation 108:2730-6. 2003
  11. ncbi request reprint Three-dimensional isotropic wavelets for post-acquisitional extraction of latent images of atherosclerotic plaque components from micro-computed tomography of human coronary arteries
    S David Gertz
    Texas Heart Institute, St Luke s Episcopal Hospital, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Acad Radiol 14:1509-19. 2007
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  12. ncbi request reprint Superparamagnetic iron oxide-based method for quantifying recruitment of monocytes to mouse atherosclerotic lesions in vivo: enhancement by tissue necrosis factor-alpha, interleukin-1beta, and interferon-gamma
    Silvio Litovsky
    Center for Vulnerable Plaque Research, Texas Heart Institute at St Luke s Episcopal Hospital, Houston, Tex, USA
    Circulation 107:1545-9. 2003
    ..We therefore asked whether SPIO might be used to monitor monocyte recruitment into aortic atherosclerotic plaques...
  13. pmc Lipoprotein-associated phospholipase A2 as a novel risk marker for cardiovascular disease: a systematic review of the literature
    Mohammad Madjid
    Texas Heart Institute, St Luke s Episcopal Hospital, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Tex Heart Inst J 37:25-39. 2010
    ..The available body of evidence suggests that Lp-PLA(2) is a reliable marker of risk for cardiovascular events...
  14. ncbi request reprint From vulnerable plaque to vulnerable patient: a call for new definitions and risk assessment strategies: Part I
    Morteza Naghavi
    The Center for Vulnerable Plaque Research, University of Texas Houston, The Texas Heart Institute, and President Bush Center for Cardiovascular Health, Memorial Hermann Hospital, Houston, USA
    Circulation 108:1664-72. 2003
    ..We encourage healthcare policy makers to promote translational research for screening and treatment of vulnerable patients...
  15. pmc Components of the complete blood count as risk predictors for coronary heart disease: in-depth review and update
    Mohammad Madjid
    Texas Heart Institute at St Luke s Episcopal Hospital Dr Madjid, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Tex Heart Inst J 40:17-29. 2013
    ..These tests are inexpensive, widely available, and easy to order and interpret. They merit further research...
  16. doi request reprint Influenza virus directly infects, inflames, and resides in the arteries of atherosclerotic and normal mice
    Mehran Haidari
    University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, TX, USA
    Atherosclerosis 208:90-6. 2010
    ..We assessed the vascular effects of influenza infection and whether the virus can directly infect atherosclerotic arteries in mice...
  17. ncbi request reprint Coronary thermography for detection of vulnerable plaques
    Mohammad Madjid
    University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, Tex 77030, USA
    J Nucl Cardiol 14:244-9. 2007
  18. ncbi request reprint Influenza infection exerts prominent inflammatory and thrombotic effects on the atherosclerotic plaques of apolipoprotein E-deficient mice
    Morteza Naghavi
    Center for Vulnerable Plaque Research at the University of Texas Houston Health Science Center, Division of Cardiology, and the Texas Heart Institute, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Circulation 107:762-8. 2003
    ..Here, we report the effect of influenza A virus on the apolipoprotein E-deficient (apoE(-/-)) mouse, an animal model of atherosclerosis...
  19. pmc Factors contributing to suboptimal vaccination against influenza: results of a nationwide telephone survey of persons with cardiovascular disease
    Mohammad Madjid
    Atherosclerosis Research Laboratory, Texas Heart Institute at St Luke s Episcopal Hospital, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Tex Heart Inst J 36:546-52. 2009
    ..Intensified approaches are needed to increase vaccination rates. These findings suggest a need to increase vaccination efforts in high-risk subjects, particularly amidst the emerging H1N1 pandemic...
  20. ncbi request reprint Finding vulnerable atherosclerotic plaques: is it worth the effort?
    Mohammad Madjid
    Department of Internal Medicine Division of Cardiology, School of Medicine, University of Texas Houston Health Science Center and Texas Heart Institute, Houston, Tex 77030, USA
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 24:1775-82. 2004
    ..This approach enables physicians to "buy time" by application of local therapies until systemic therapies stabilize plaques. This may also reduce the risk in subjects in whom systemic therapies do not work...
  21. ncbi request reprint Thermal detection of vulnerable plaque
    Mohammad Madjid
    Division of Cardiology Internal Medicine, University of Texas Houston Health Science Center, USA
    Am J Cardiol 90:36L-39L. 2002
    ..It may be useful for a variety of clinical and research purposes, such as detection of vulnerable plaques and risk stratification of vulnerable patients...
  22. doi request reprint Inflammatory markers in coronary heart disease
    Mohammad Madjid
    Texas Heart Institute, Houston, TX, USA
    Br Med Bull 100:23-38. 2011
    ..Inflammation plays a key role in the development of atherosclerosis and coronary heart disease (CHD)...
  23. pmc Acute infections, vaccination and prevention of cardiovascular disease
    Mohammad Madjid
    Texas Heart Institute, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    CMAJ 179:749-50. 2008
  24. ncbi request reprint Quantification of roughness of calcific deposits in computed tomography scans of human coronary arteries
    Wayne T Wilner
    Texas Heart Institute, St Luke s Episcopal Hospital, Houston, Texas, USA
    Invest Radiol 42:771-6. 2007
    ..We derived and tested an algorithm, Voxel-Based Bosselation (VBB), for noninvasive quantification of roughness of calcific deposits in human coronary arteries imaged by computed tomography (CT)...
  25. doi request reprint Lipoprotein-associated phospholipase A2: a cardiovascular risk predictor and a potential therapeutic target
    Muzammil Ali
    Texas Heart Institute at St Luke s Epicopal Hospital, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Future Cardiol 5:159-73. 2009
    ..Lp-PLA2 inhibitors currently being investigated in clinical trials are promising novel anti-inflammatory agents with a specificity for the vascular bed and a potential for decreasing plaque vulnerability...
  26. ncbi request reprint Plaque blush, branch location, and calcification are angiographic predictors of progression of mild to moderate coronary stenoses
    Ward Casscells
    University of Texas Houston Health Science Center, and Texas Heart Institute, Houston, Tex, USA
    Am Heart J 145:813-20. 2003
    ..Having noted plaques that briefly retained dye after angiography, we interpreted these as plaques with a fissured surface or neovascularization and hypothesized that progression would be predicted by "plaque blush."..
  27. ncbi request reprint Intracoronary thermography for detection of high-risk vulnerable plaques
    Mohammad Madjid
    University of Texas Houston Health Science Center, Houston, Texas, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 47:C80-5. 2006
    ..These thermography methods can be used in the future to detect vulnerable plaques, potentially to determine patients' prognosis, and to study the plaque-stabilizing effects of different medications...
  28. pmc The open-artery hypothesis revisited
    Alireza Zarrabi
    The Atherosclerosis Research Lab, Texas Heart Institute at St Luke s Episcopal Hospital, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Tex Heart Inst J 33:345-52. 2006
  29. doi request reprint The association between Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia and acute myocardial infarction
    Vicente F Corrales-Medina
    Michael E DeBakey VA Medical Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Scand J Infect Dis 41:511-4. 2009
    ..SAB increased the risk for MI 35-fold in the 2 d after recognition of this infection (IRR = 35.3; CI 16.7-74.7)...
  30. ncbi request reprint Hypothermia is a bedside predictor of imminent death in patients with congestive heart failure
    Ward Casscells
    Division of Cardiology, University of Texas Medical School, Houston, Tex, USA
    Am Heart J 149:927-33. 2005
    ..Having observed 3 patients whose body temperature decreased shortly before death, we hypothesized that hypothermia may predict inhospital mortality...
  31. pmc Influenza as a bioweapon
    Mohammad Madjid
    School of Medicine, Center for Biosecurity and Public Health, University of Texas Houston Health Center, Houston, Texas, USA
    J R Soc Med 96:345-6. 2003
  32. pmc Telephone survey to assess influenza-like illness, United States, 2006
    Joseph L Malone
    Office of Biotechnology, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, 7000 Fannin, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 14:129-35. 2008
    ....
  33. ncbi request reprint pH Heterogeneity of human and rabbit atherosclerotic plaques; a new insight into detection of vulnerable plaque
    Morteza Naghavi
    Center for Vulnerable Plaque Research, Texas Heart Institute, University of Texas Houston Health Science Center, 6431 Fanin, MSB 1 246, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Atherosclerosis 164:27-35. 2002
    ..We hypothesized that they also vary in pH and measured pH in living human carotid endarterectomized atherosclerotic plaques (CEA), Watanabe heritable hyperlipidemic (WHHL) rabbit aortas and human umbilical arteries (HUA)...
  34. ncbi request reprint Blood pressure measures and electrocardiogram-defined myocardial infarction in an Iranian population: Tehran Lipid and Glucose study
    Arash Ghanbarian
    Endocrine and Metabolism Research Center, Shaheed Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Islamic Republic of Iran
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 6:71-5. 2004
    ..Systolic blood pressure is a better predictor for pulse pressure than diastolic blood pressure in both normotensive and hypertensive populations with or without ECG-defined MI...
  35. ncbi request reprint Usefulness of multidetector computed tomography for noninvasive evaluation of coronary arteries in asymptomatic patients
    S David Gertz
    Am J Cardiol 97:287-93. 2006
    ..Such unique approaches may soon contribute a long list of additional parameters that could be evaluated on a noninvasive basis as predictors of acute coronary syndromes and overall patient vulnerability...
  36. ncbi request reprint Of birds and men: cardiologists' role in influenza pandemics
    Mohammad Madjid
    Lancet 364:1309. 2004
  37. ncbi request reprint Is it time to prescribe statins to patients with calcified aortic stenosis?
    Arash Rashidi
    Fairview Hospital, Cleveland Clinic Health System, Cleveland, Ohio 44111, USA
    Am Heart J 150:41-5. 2005
    ..It would seem that statins can be considered for medical treatment of AS; however, this needs to be investigated in future randomized clinical trials...
  38. ncbi request reprint Influenza as a bioterror threat: the need for global vaccination
    Mohammad Madjid
    Expert Opin Biol Ther 4:265-7. 2004
  39. ncbi request reprint ACCF/AHA/CDC conference report on emerging infectious diseases and biological terrorism threats: the clinical and public health implications for the prevention and control of cardiovascular diseases
    George A Mensah
    National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341 3717, USA
    Circulation 115:1656-95. 2007
  40. ncbi request reprint ACCF/AHA/CDC conference report on emerging infectious diseases and biological terrorism threats: the clinical and public health implications for the prevention and control of cardiovascular diseases
    George A Mensah
    J Am Coll Cardiol 49:1373-412. 2007