Ayan R. Patel

Summary

Affiliation: Tufts Medical Center
Location: Boston, USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint The pulmonary artery pulsatility index identifies severe right ventricular dysfunction in acute inferior myocardial infarction
    Ravi Korabathina
    Division of Cardiology, Tufts Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02111, USA
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 80:593-600. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Influence of donor cocaine use on outcome after cardiac transplantation: analysis of the United Network for Organ Sharing Thoracic Registry
    Andreas Brieke
    Division of Cardiology, University of Colorado at Denver and Health Sciences Center, Aurora, Colorado 80045, USA
    J Heart Lung Transplant 27:1350-2. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint Imaging modalities in valvular heart disease
    Francisco Aguilar
    Center for Cardiovascular Imaging, Tufts New England Medical Center, 750 Washington Street, Box 32, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Curr Cardiol Rep 10:98-103. 2008
  4. doi request reprint Usefulness of tricuspid annular velocity in identifying global RV dysfunction in patients with primary pulmonary hypertension: a comparison with 3D echo-derived right ventricular ejection fraction
    Stefano De Castro
    La Sapienza, University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    Echocardiography 25:289-93. 2008
  5. doi request reprint Has the clinical presentation and clinician's index of suspicion of cardiac tamponade changed over the past decade?
    Sachin Gandhi
    Cardiovascular Imaging and Hemodynamic Laboratory, Division of Cardiology, Tufts New England Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA
    Echocardiography 25:237-41. 2008
  6. doi request reprint Association of aortic atherosclerosis and renal dysfunction
    Milind Y Desai
    Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 21:751-5. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Treatment of hypercholesterolemia with ezetimibe in cardiac transplant recipients
    Ayan R Patel
    Heart Failure and Cardiac Transplant Center, Tufts New England Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02111, USA
    J Heart Lung Transplant 26:281-4. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint A 32-year-old woman with arthralgias and severe hypotension
    Edgar A Martorell
    Tufts Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02111, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 59:1670-5. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Low levels of high-density lipoprotein cholesterol are associated with vascular remodeling in cardiac transplant recipients
    M S Ambrose
    Tufts New England Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02111, USA
    Transplant Proc 38:3016-20. 2006
  10. doi request reprint Prevalence and clinical characteristics of right ventricular dysfunction in transient stress cardiomyopathy
    Timothy P Fitzgibbons
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Massachusetts, Medical School, Worcester, MA, USA
    Am J Cardiol 104:133-6. 2009

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  1. doi request reprint The pulmonary artery pulsatility index identifies severe right ventricular dysfunction in acute inferior myocardial infarction
    Ravi Korabathina
    Division of Cardiology, Tufts Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02111, USA
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 80:593-600. 2012
    ..We defined a novel hemodynamic index, the pulmonary artery pulsatility index (PAPi), and explored whether the PAPi correlates with severe RVD in acute IWMI...
  2. doi request reprint Influence of donor cocaine use on outcome after cardiac transplantation: analysis of the United Network for Organ Sharing Thoracic Registry
    Andreas Brieke
    Division of Cardiology, University of Colorado at Denver and Health Sciences Center, Aurora, Colorado 80045, USA
    J Heart Lung Transplant 27:1350-2. 2008
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  3. ncbi request reprint Imaging modalities in valvular heart disease
    Francisco Aguilar
    Center for Cardiovascular Imaging, Tufts New England Medical Center, 750 Washington Street, Box 32, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Curr Cardiol Rep 10:98-103. 2008
    ..This array of imaging modalities is likely to provide greater insights into the pathophysiology of valvular heart disease, new pointers to prognosis, and also guide innovative treatment strategies...
  4. doi request reprint Usefulness of tricuspid annular velocity in identifying global RV dysfunction in patients with primary pulmonary hypertension: a comparison with 3D echo-derived right ventricular ejection fraction
    Stefano De Castro
    La Sapienza, University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    Echocardiography 25:289-93. 2008
    ..5 cm/sec yields significantly high sensitivity and specificity and appears to be a valid compromise in detecting RV dysfunction, TAPSV values however are not useful in evaluating the severity of RV dysfunction...
  5. doi request reprint Has the clinical presentation and clinician's index of suspicion of cardiac tamponade changed over the past decade?
    Sachin Gandhi
    Cardiovascular Imaging and Hemodynamic Laboratory, Division of Cardiology, Tufts New England Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA
    Echocardiography 25:237-41. 2008
    ..However, the diagnosis of CT still remains delayed, and the present data emphasize the need for a heightened index of suspicion for recognizing this hemodynamically-important process...
  6. doi request reprint Association of aortic atherosclerosis and renal dysfunction
    Milind Y Desai
    Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 21:751-5. 2008
    ..Both aortic atherosclerosis (AA) and renal dysfunction are associated with increased morbidity and mortality. We sought to assess the association between AA and renal dysfunction...
  7. ncbi request reprint Treatment of hypercholesterolemia with ezetimibe in cardiac transplant recipients
    Ayan R Patel
    Heart Failure and Cardiac Transplant Center, Tufts New England Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02111, USA
    J Heart Lung Transplant 26:281-4. 2007
    ..This initial experience indicates that ezetimibe is well tolerated in cardiac transplant recipients and is effective in reducing total and low-density lipoprotein cholesterol levels...
  8. ncbi request reprint A 32-year-old woman with arthralgias and severe hypotension
    Edgar A Martorell
    Tufts Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02111, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 59:1670-5. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Low levels of high-density lipoprotein cholesterol are associated with vascular remodeling in cardiac transplant recipients
    M S Ambrose
    Tufts New England Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02111, USA
    Transplant Proc 38:3016-20. 2006
    ..This study examined the relationship between lipid levels and brachial artery diameter in cardiac transplant recipients...
  10. doi request reprint Prevalence and clinical characteristics of right ventricular dysfunction in transient stress cardiomyopathy
    Timothy P Fitzgibbons
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Massachusetts, Medical School, Worcester, MA, USA
    Am J Cardiol 104:133-6. 2009
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  11. ncbi request reprint Three-dimensional echocardiography--state-of-the-art
    Antonietta Evangelista
    Center for Cardiovascular Imaging, Tufts University Medical Center, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Indian Heart J 60:C3-9. 2008
  12. pmc Endothelial function and soluble endoglin in smokers with heart failure
    Kevin S Heffernan
    Department of Exercise Science, Human Performance Laboratory, Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York 13244, USA
    Clin Cardiol 34:729-33. 2011
    ..We examined vascular endothelial function in chronic smokers and nonsmokers with HF as it relates to this smoker's paradox...
  13. doi request reprint Left ventricular twist mechanics in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy assessed by three-dimensional speckle tracking echocardiography
    Jose A Urbano Moral
    Cardiovascular Imaging and Hemodynamic Laboratory, Tufts Medical Center, Boston Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Cardiol 108:1788-95. 2011
    ..Elucidating the characteristics of the wringing motion of the heart might help to broaden the understanding of the hyperdynamic contraction and impaired relaxation observed in these patients...
  14. doi request reprint Pre-operative left atrial mechanical function predicts risk of atrial fibrillation following cardiac surgery
    Jessica A Haffajee
    Cardiovascular Imaging and Hemodynamic Laboratory, Tufts Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02111, USA
    JACC Cardiovasc Imaging 4:833-40. 2011
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  15. ncbi request reprint ACCF/ASE/AHA/ASNC/HFSA/HRS/SCAI/SCCM/SCCT/SCMR 2011 Appropriate Use Criteria for Echocardiography. A Report of the American College of Cardiology Foundation Appropriate Use Criteria Task Force, American Society of Echocardiography, American Heart Associat
    Pamela S Douglas
    J Am Coll Cardiol 57:1126-66. 2011
  16. doi request reprint Health-related quality of life in a multicenter randomized controlled comparison of telephonic disease management and automated home monitoring in patients recently hospitalized with heart failure: SPAN-CHF II trial
    Varda Konstam
    Department of Counseling and School Psychology, University of Massachusetts, 2 Avery Street, Boston, MA, USA
    J Card Fail 17:151-7. 2011
    ....
  17. doi request reprint Left ventricular remodeling in heart failure: current concepts in clinical significance and assessment
    Marvin A Konstam
    Cardiovascular Center, Tufts Medical Center and Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    JACC Cardiovasc Imaging 4:98-108. 2011
    ....
  18. doi request reprint Pressure-volume relationships in patients with transthyretin (ATTR) cardiac amyloidosis secondary to V122I mutations and wild-type transthyretin: Transthyretin Cardiac Amyloid Study (TRACS)
    Taslima Bhuiyan
    Clinical Cardiovascular Research Laboratory for the Elderly, Columbia University, New York, NY 10034, USA
    Circ Heart Fail 4:121-8. 2011
    ..We evaluated pressure-volume (PV) indices at baseline and over time to further characterize abnormal pump function in these subjects...
  19. doi request reprint A multicenter randomized controlled evaluation of automated home monitoring and telephonic disease management in patients recently hospitalized for congestive heart failure: the SPAN-CHF II trial
    Andrew Weintraub
    Division of Cardiology, Tufts Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA
    J Card Fail 16:285-92. 2010
    ..The AHM system measured and transmitted body weight, blood pressure, and heart rate data as well as subjective patient self-assessments via a standard telephone line to a central server...
  20. ncbi request reprint Quantification of right ventricular volumes and function by real time three-dimensional echocardiographic longitudinal axial plane method: validation in the clinical setting
    Yuka Endo
    Cardiovascular Imaging and Hemodynamic Laboratory, Division of Cardiology, Tufts New England Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02111, USA
    Echocardiography 23:853-9. 2006
    ..This study examined the accuracy of long-axis analysis in multiple planes (longitudinal axial plane method) for assessment of RV volumes and RVEF...
  21. ncbi request reprint Quantitation of right ventricular volumes and ejection fraction by three-dimensional echocardiography in patients: comparison with magnetic resonance imaging and radionuclide ventriculography
    H Joachim Nesser
    Department of Cardiology, Public Hospital Elisabethinen, Linz, Austria
    Echocardiography 23:666-80. 2006
    ..The accuracy of transthoracic 3DE was comparable to that of the transesophageal approach. Three-dimensional echocardiography has the potential to be useful in the clinical assessment of RV disorders...
  22. pmc Left ventricular remodelling index (LVRI) in various pathophysiological conditions: a real-time three-dimensional echocardiographic study
    Stefano De Castro
    Department of Cardiovascular, Respiratory and Morphological Sciences, La Sapienza University of Rome, Viale del Policlinico 155, 00161 Rome, Italy
    Heart 93:205-9. 2007
    ..Various studies have reported a close correlation between real-time three-dimensional echocardiography (RT3DE) and cine magnetic resonance imaging studies for the assessment of cardiac volumes and mass...
  23. ncbi request reprint Is the mitral valve area flow-dependent in mitral stenosis? A dobutamine stress echocardiographic study
    Jagdish C Mohan
    Department of Cardiology, G B Pant Hospital, New Delhi, India
    J Am Coll Cardiol 40:1809-15. 2002
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  24. ncbi request reprint Randomized, controlled evaluation of short- and long-term benefits of heart failure disease management within a diverse provider network: the SPAN-CHF trial
    Carey Kimmelstiel
    Division of Cardiology, Tufts New England Medical Center, and Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, Mass 02111, USA
    Circulation 110:1450-5. 2004
    ..Most of these studies are limited by small sample size; absence of concurrent, randomized controls; limited follow-up; restriction to urban academic centers; and low baseline use of effective medications...
  25. ncbi request reprint Recent advances in the treatment of heart failure
    Ayan R Patel
    Division of Cardiology, New England Medical Center and Tufts University, Boston, Massachusetts 02111, USA
    Circ J 66:117-21. 2002
    ..As the importance of neurohormonal activation in the progression of heart failure becomes increasingly apparent, new therapeutic strategies targeting these neurohormonal systems are being investigated...
  26. ncbi request reprint Intraoperative transesophageal echocardiography: correlation of echocardiographic findings and surgical pathology
    Y Mochizuki
    Division of Cardiology, Tufts New England Medical Center Hospitals, 750 Washington Street, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Cardiol Rev 7:270-6. 1999
    ..TEE is helpful for the assessment of the immediate result of surgery and detection of complications that may need a prompt response. Thus, intraoperative TEE has a vital impact on management of cardiac surgery...
  27. ncbi request reprint Heart failure etiology affects peripheral vascular endothelial function after cardiac transplantation
    A R Patel
    Cardiovascular Imaging and Hemodynamic Laboratory, New England Medical Center Hospitals Inc, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts 02111, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 37:195-200. 2001
    ..These findings indicate that cardiac transplantation corrects peripheral endothelial function for patients without ischemic heart disease, but not in those with prior atherosclerotic coronary disease...
  28. ncbi request reprint Does chronic mitral regurgitation influence Doppler pressure half-time-derived calculation of the mitral valve area in patients with mitral stenosis?
    Jagdish C Mohan
    Division of Cardiology, G B Pant Hospital, New Delhi, India
    Am Heart J 148:703-9. 2004
    ..This study was undertaken to assess whether the presence of concomitant mitral regurgitation (MR) affects mitral valve area (MVA) estimation by PHT...
  29. ncbi request reprint Mitral regurgitation: comprehensive assessment by echocardiography
    A R Patel
    Cardiovascular Imaging and Hemodynamic Laboratory, New England Medical Center, 750 Washington Street, Box 32, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Echocardiography 17:275-83. 2000
    ..In patients with severe mitral regurgitation, echocardiographic assessment of ventricular size and function plays a critical role in determining the optimal timing of surgery...
  30. ncbi request reprint Role of noninvasive testing in the clinical evaluation of women with suspected coronary artery disease: Consensus statement from the Cardiac Imaging Committee, Council on Clinical Cardiology, and the Cardiovascular Imaging and Intervention Committee, Coun
    Jennifer H Mieres
    Circulation 111:682-96. 2005
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  31. ncbi request reprint Echocardiographic analysis of regional and global left ventricular shape in Chagas' cardiomyopathy
    A R Patel
    Cardiovascular Imaging and Hemodynamic Laboratory, New England Medical Center, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Cardiol 82:197-202. 1998
    ..15) (apical 2-chamber view). In Chagas' cardiomyopathy, LV apical deformation results in disruption of the optimal global prolate-ellipsoid shape, even in patients with relatively preserved LV volumes...
  32. ncbi request reprint Right ventricular dilation in primary amyloidosis: an independent predictor of survival
    A R Patel
    Evans Memorial Department of Clinical Research, Arthritis Research Center, Boston University Medical Center, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    Am J Cardiol 80:486-92. 1997
    ..RV dilation in patients with amyloid heart disease appears to be associated with more severe involvement and is associated with a very poor prognosis with a median survival of only 4 months...
  33. ncbi request reprint Echocardiographic diagnosis of air embolism associated with central venous catheter placement: case report and review of the literature
    Prasad Maddukuri
    Cardiovascular Imaging and Hemodynamic Laboratory, Division of Cardiology, Tufts New England Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02111, USA
    Echocardiography 23:315-8. 2006
    ..This case report highlights this uncommon but potentially life-threatening complication of central line placement and the utility of echocardiography in its evaluation...
  34. ncbi request reprint What is the best approach for the assessment of left atrial size? Comparison of various unidimensional and two-dimensional parameters with three-dimensional echocardiographically determined left atrial volume
    Prasad V Maddukuri
    Cardiovascular Imaging and Hemodynamic Laboratory, Division of Cardiology, Tufts New England Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02111, USA
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 19:1026-32. 2006
    ..This study examined the accuracy of these 2DE parameters compared to 3-dimensional echocardiographic LA volume (3DV)...
  35. doi request reprint Modestly overweight women have vascular endothelial dysfunction
    Ayan R Patel
    Division of Cardiology, Tufts Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Clin Cardiol 32:269-73. 2009
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  36. doi request reprint Echocardiographic characterization of left ventricular apical hypoplasia accompanied by a patent ductus arteriosus
    Jessica A Haffajee
    Cardiovascular Imaging and Hemodynamic Laboratory, Tufts Medical Center, Boston 02111 MA, USA
    Eur J Echocardiogr 12:E17. 2011
    ..As more cases are recognized and patients are followed over time, the natural history and optimal treatment for this cardiomyopathy may be further elucidated...
  37. pmc Pulse wave amplitude is associated with brachial artery diameter: implications for gender differences in microvascular function
    Kevin S Heffernan
    Vascular Function Study Group, Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Tufts Medical Center, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Vasc Med 15:39-45. 2010
    ..In conclusion, PWA-RHI obtained from PAT is associated with BAD. Studies examining gender differences in microvascular endothelial function with PAT may need to correct for BAD as a potential confounder...
  38. ncbi request reprint Assessment of peripheral vascular endothelial function with finger arterial pulse wave amplitude
    Jeffrey T Kuvin
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Tufts New England Medical Center Hospitals, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Am Heart J 146:168-74. 2003
    ..We evaluated the relationship between changes in PWA of the finger and peripheral endothelial function...
  39. ncbi request reprint Peripheral vascular endothelial function correlates with exercise capacity in cardiac transplant recipients
    Ayan R Patel
    Division of Cardiology Department of Medicine, Molecular Cardiology Research Institute, Tufts New England Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02111, USA
    Am J Cardiol 91:897-9. 2003
  40. ncbi request reprint Relation between high-density lipoprotein cholesterol and peripheral vasomotor function
    Jeffrey T Kuvin
    Department of Medicine Division of Cardiology, Tufts New England Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02111, USA
    Am J Cardiol 92:275-9. 2003
    ..These data suggest that impaired endothelial function associated with low HDL cholesterol may be an additional, previously unrecognized mechanism contributing to the increased risk of atherosclerosis in these patients...
  41. pmc Peripheral vascular endothelial function in patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
    Kevin S Heffernan
    The Vascular Function Study Group, The Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Center, Tufts Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Cardiol 105:112-5. 2010
    ..Patients with HC have impaired peripheral conduit vessel endothelial function, and the magnitude of impairment is similar to that seen in older patients with advanced CAD...
  42. ncbi request reprint Comparison of flow-mediated dilatation of the brachial artery in coronary patients with low-density lipoprotein cholesterol levels <80 mg/dl versus patients with levels 80 to 100 mg/dl
    Jeffrey T Kuvin
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Tufts New England Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02111, USA
    Am J Cardiol 95:93-5. 2005
    ..These data support recent reports that decreasing levels of LDL cholesterol below those currently recommended provides additional benefits and suggest that this benefit may be due in part to increased endothelial function...
  43. ncbi request reprint Gender-based differences in brachial artery flow-mediated vasodilation as an indicator of significant coronary artery disease
    Ayan R Patel
    The Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Tufts New England Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Cardiol 96:1223-6. 2005
    ..In studies using FMD to evaluate cardiovascular risk, different standards should be applied for women and men...
  44. ncbi request reprint Peripheral vascular endothelial function correlates with exercise capacity in women
    Ayan R Patel
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Tufts New England Medical Center, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Clin Cardiol 28:433-6. 2005
    ..These observations raise the possibility that the relationship between endothelial function and exercise capacity in women may differ from that in men...
  45. ncbi request reprint A novel mechanism for the beneficial vascular effects of high-density lipoprotein cholesterol: enhanced vasorelaxation and increased endothelial nitric oxide synthase expression
    Jeffrey T Kuvin
    Department of Medicine, New England Medical Center Hospitals, Inc, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, Mass, USA
    Am Heart J 144:165-72. 2002
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the effect of increased HDL levels on endothelium-dependent vasodilation...
  46. doi request reprint 3D echocardiography to evaluate right atrial pressure in acutely decompensated heart failure correlation with invasive hemodynamics
    Ayan R Patel
    Cardiovascular Imaging and Hemodynamic Laboratory, Tufts Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02111, USA
    JACC Cardiovasc Imaging 4:938-45. 2011
    ....
  47. ncbi request reprint Vascular endothelial dysfunction is associated with reversible myocardial perfusion defects in the absence of obstructive coronary artery disease
    Prem Soman
    Division of Cardiology, Tufts New England Medical Center, Boston, Mass, USA
    J Nucl Cardiol 13:756-60. 2006
    ..Recent evidence suggests that coronary endothelial dysfunction might play a role in the pathogenesis of these defects...
  48. ncbi request reprint Effect of short-term antibiotic treatment on Chlamydia pneumoniae and peripheral endothelial function
    Jeffrey T Kuvin
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Tufts New England Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Cardiol 91:732-5. 2003