Emmanouil Brilakis

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Affiliation: University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Outcomes of patients with acute coronary syndrome and previous coronary artery bypass grafting (from the Pravastatin or Atorvastatin Evaluation and Infection Therapy [PROVE IT-TIMI 22] and the Aggrastat to Zocor [A to Z] trials)
    Emmanouil S Brilakis
    Cardiovascular Division, Department of Medicine, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, USA
    Am J Cardiol 102:552-8. 2008
  2. ncbi request reprint Perioperative management of patients with coronary stents
    Emmanouil S Brilakis
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, and Dallas VA Medical Center, Dallas, Texas 75216, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 49:2145-50. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint The risk of drug-eluting stent thrombosis with noncardiac surgery
    Emmanouil S Brilakis
    Dallas VA Medical Center, Dallas, TX 75216, USA
    Curr Cardiol Rep 9:406-11. 2007
  4. pmc Influence of race and sex on lipoprotein-associated phospholipase A2 levels: observations from the Dallas Heart Study
    Emmanouil S Brilakis
    The Donald W Reynolds Cardiovascular Clinical Research Center at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, TX, United States
    Atherosclerosis 199:110-5. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Incidence, retrieval methods, and outcomes of stent loss during percutaneous coronary intervention: a large single-center experience
    Emmanouil S Brilakis
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas 75216, USA
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 66:333-40. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Stent deformation after catheter advancement through a recently deployed self-expanding stent: diagnosis, mechanism and correction
    Emmanouil S Brilakis
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Dallas, Texas, USA
    J Invasive Cardiol 19:46. 2007
  7. doi request reprint Use of drug-eluting stents in saphenous vein aortocoronary bypass graft lesions: a critical appraisal
    Emmanouil S Brilakis
    Department of Cardiology, Dallas VA Medical Center, Dallas, Texas 75216, USA
    J Interv Cardiol 21:151-7. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Association of lipoprotein-associated phospholipase A2 mass and activity with coronary and aortic atherosclerosis: findings from the Dallas Heart Study
    Emmanouil S Brilakis
    The Donald W Reynolds Cardiovascular Clinical Research Center, Dallas, TX, USA
    Clin Chem 54:1975-81. 2008
  9. doi request reprint Clinical presentation and angiographic characteristics of saphenous vein graft failure after stenting: insights from the SOS (stenting of saphenous vein grafts) trial
    Christopher Lichtenwalter
    Veteran Affairs North Texas Healthcare System, Dallas, Texas, USA
    JACC Cardiovasc Interv 2:855-60. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Use of the retrograde approach for primary percutaneous coronary intervention of an inferior ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction
    Vishal G Patel
    VA North Texas Healthcare System and University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, USA
    J Invasive Cardiol 25:483-4. 2013

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  1. doi request reprint Outcomes of patients with acute coronary syndrome and previous coronary artery bypass grafting (from the Pravastatin or Atorvastatin Evaluation and Infection Therapy [PROVE IT-TIMI 22] and the Aggrastat to Zocor [A to Z] trials)
    Emmanouil S Brilakis
    Cardiovascular Division, Department of Medicine, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, USA
    Am J Cardiol 102:552-8. 2008
    ..In conclusion, compared with patients with ACS without previous CABG, those with previous CABG have a higher risk for adverse cardiac events and may derive similar benefit from intensive statin therapy...
  2. ncbi request reprint Perioperative management of patients with coronary stents
    Emmanouil S Brilakis
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, and Dallas VA Medical Center, Dallas, Texas 75216, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 49:2145-50. 2007
    ..Based on these published data, we offer recommendations that can be used to guide the treatment of patients who require noncardiac surgery after having received a stent...
  3. ncbi request reprint The risk of drug-eluting stent thrombosis with noncardiac surgery
    Emmanouil S Brilakis
    Dallas VA Medical Center, Dallas, TX 75216, USA
    Curr Cardiol Rep 9:406-11. 2007
    ..Preoperative identification and close monitoring of patients with DES may allow prevention and prompt detection and treatment of this catastrophic complication...
  4. pmc Influence of race and sex on lipoprotein-associated phospholipase A2 levels: observations from the Dallas Heart Study
    Emmanouil S Brilakis
    The Donald W Reynolds Cardiovascular Clinical Research Center at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, TX, United States
    Atherosclerosis 199:110-5. 2008
    ..Most lipoprotein-associated phospholipase A2 (Lp-PLA2) studies included mainly white men. We sought to determine whether Lp-PLA2 levels differ according to race and sex...
  5. ncbi request reprint Incidence, retrieval methods, and outcomes of stent loss during percutaneous coronary intervention: a large single-center experience
    Emmanouil S Brilakis
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas 75216, USA
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 66:333-40. 2005
    ..Stent deployment or crushing may be a good alternative to retrieval...
  6. ncbi request reprint Stent deformation after catheter advancement through a recently deployed self-expanding stent: diagnosis, mechanism and correction
    Emmanouil S Brilakis
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Dallas, Texas, USA
    J Invasive Cardiol 19:46. 2007
  7. doi request reprint Use of drug-eluting stents in saphenous vein aortocoronary bypass graft lesions: a critical appraisal
    Emmanouil S Brilakis
    Department of Cardiology, Dallas VA Medical Center, Dallas, Texas 75216, USA
    J Interv Cardiol 21:151-7. 2008
    ..A large, multicenter, randomized controlled clinical trial is needed to clarify the role of DES in the percutaneous treatment of SVG lesions...
  8. doi request reprint Association of lipoprotein-associated phospholipase A2 mass and activity with coronary and aortic atherosclerosis: findings from the Dallas Heart Study
    Emmanouil S Brilakis
    The Donald W Reynolds Cardiovascular Clinical Research Center, Dallas, TX, USA
    Clin Chem 54:1975-81. 2008
    ..Our aim was to characterize the association of lipoprotein-associated phospholipase A(2) (Lp-PLA(2)) with coronary and aortic atherosclerosis in a large population-based study...
  9. doi request reprint Clinical presentation and angiographic characteristics of saphenous vein graft failure after stenting: insights from the SOS (stenting of saphenous vein grafts) trial
    Christopher Lichtenwalter
    Veteran Affairs North Texas Healthcare System, Dallas, Texas, USA
    JACC Cardiovasc Interv 2:855-60. 2009
    ..We sought to compare the clinical presentation and angiographic patterns of saphenous vein graft (SVG) failure after stenting with a paclitaxel-eluting stent (PES) versus a similar bare-metal stent (BMS)...
  10. ncbi request reprint Use of the retrograde approach for primary percutaneous coronary intervention of an inferior ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction
    Vishal G Patel
    VA North Texas Healthcare System and University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, USA
    J Invasive Cardiol 25:483-4. 2013
    ..Recognition of this scenario prior to stenting allowed vessel rescue using the retrograde chronic total occlusion revascularization technique. ..
  11. doi request reprint "Armored" aspiration catheter technique to enhance aspiration catheter delivery in challenging thrombus-containing lesions
    Emmanouil S Brilakis
    VA North Texas Healthcare System and University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, USA
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 74:846-9. 2009
    ..035 inch guidewire is inserted via the aspiration lumen to render the aspiration catheter stiffer and facilitate delivery to the target vessel thrombotic segment...
  12. ncbi request reprint Contemporary use of embolic protection devices in saphenous vein graft interventions: Insights from the stenting of saphenous vein grafts trial
    Neeraj Badhey
    Department of Cardiology, VA North Texas Healthcare System, Dallas, Texas, USA
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 76:263-9. 2010
    ..We sought to evaluate the contemporary use of embolic protection devices (EPDs) in saphenous vein graft (SVG) interventions...
  13. ncbi request reprint Outcomes after implantation of the TAXUS paclitaxel-eluting stent in saphenous vein graft lesions: results from the ARRIVE (TAXUS Peri-Approval Registry: A Multicenter Safety Surveillance) program
    Emmanouil S Brilakis
    VA North Texas Healthcare System, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, Dallas, Texas 75216, USA
    JACC Cardiovasc Interv 3:742-50. 2010
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  14. doi request reprint Comparison of percutaneous coronary intervention in native coronary arteries vs. bypass grafts in patients with prior coronary artery bypass graft surgery
    Indu Varghese
    VA North Texas Healthcare System and University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX, USA
    Cardiovasc Revasc Med 10:103-9. 2009
    ..To compare the procedural and clinical outcomes of prior coronary artery bypass graft surgery (CABG) patients undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) in native arteries vs. bypass grafts...
  15. doi request reprint A randomized controlled trial of a paclitaxel-eluting stent versus a similar bare-metal stent in saphenous vein graft lesions the SOS (Stenting of Saphenous Vein Grafts) trial
    Emmanouil S Brilakis
    Veterans Affairs North Texas Healthcare System, Dallas, TX, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 53:919-28. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to compare the frequency of angiographic restenosis and clinical events between a paclitaxel-eluting stent (PES) and a similar bare-metal stent (BMS) in saphenous vein graft (SVG) lesions...
  16. doi request reprint Prior coronary artery bypass graft surgery patients undergoing diagnostic coronary angiography have multiple uncontrolled coronary artery disease risk factors and high risk for cardiovascular events
    Dustin M Boatman
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, University of Texas Southwestern Medical School and the Department of Cardiology Dallas Veterans Affairs Medical Center 111A, 4500 South Lancaster Road, Dallas, TX 75216, USA
    Heart Vessels 24:241-6. 2009
    ..Novel pharmacologic and behavioral treatment strategies are needed...
  17. doi request reprint ST-Segment elevation acute myocardial infarction due to severe hypotension and proximal left subclavian artery stenosis in a prior coronary artery bypass graft patient
    Billy Dimas
    VA North Texas Healthcare System, Dallas, TX 75216, USA
    Cardiovasc Revasc Med 10:191-4. 2009
    ..Subclavian angiography should be considered in all prior coronary artery bypass graft patients with internal mammary grafts undergoing coronary angiography...
  18. ncbi request reprint Percutaneous intervention of acutely occluded saphenous vein grafts: contemporary techniques and outcomes
    Abdul Rahman R Abdel-Karim
    Veterans Affairs North Texas Healthcare System, Dallas, Texas 75216, USA
    J Invasive Cardiol 22:253-7. 2010
    ..To examine the contemporary acute and long-term outcomes after percutaneous coronary interventions (PCI) of acutely occluded saphenous vein grafts (SVGs)...
  19. doi request reprint Recurrent late drug-eluting stent thrombosis upon discontinuation of antiplatelet therapy
    Indu Varghese
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, USA
    Cardiovasc Revasc Med 9:179-81. 2008
    ..We report a case of recurrent late paclitaxel-eluting stent thrombosis (8 and 21 months after initial stent implantation) upon discontinuation of dual antiplatelet therapy...
  20. pmc Relationship of oxidized phospholipids on apolipoprotein B-100 particles to race/ethnicity, apolipoprotein(a) isoform size, and cardiovascular risk factors: results from the Dallas Heart Study
    Sotirios Tsimikas
    Vascular Medicine Program, Department of Medicine, University of California San Diego, 9500 Gilman Dr, BSB 1080, La Jolla, CA 92093 0682, USA
    Circulation 119:1711-9. 2009
    ..The relationship of OxPL/apoB levels to race/ethnicity, cardiovascular risk factors, and apo(a) isoforms is not established...
  21. ncbi request reprint In vivo comparison of Fourier-domain optical coherence tomography and intravascular ultrasonography
    Sathyadeepak Ramesh
    UT Southwestern and VA North Texas Healthcare System, Dallas, Texas, USA
    J Invasive Cardiol 24:111-5. 2012
    ..We sought to evaluate the findings of Fourier-domain optical coherence tomography (FD-OCT) and intravascular ultrasonography (IVUS) used for the in vivo assessment of coronary lesions...
  22. doi request reprint Subclavian artery intervention with vertebral embolic protection
    Tesfaldet T Michael
    University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, VA North Texas Healthcare System, Dallas, TX 75216, USA
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 74:22-5. 2009
    ..The proximal left subclavian artery was successfully stented without complications. Debris was retrieved in the Filterwire...
  23. ncbi request reprint Endothelial progenitor cell mobilization after percutaneous coronary intervention
    Subhash Banerjee
    University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX, USA
    Atherosclerosis 189:70-5. 2006
    ..We therefore studied early (<12h) mobilization of EPCs into the peripheral circulation after a defined vascular manipulation, percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) in acute coronary syndrome (ACS) and non-ACS patients...
  24. ncbi request reprint The risk of acute myocardial infarction with etodolac is not increased compared to naproxen: a historical cohort analysis of a generic COX-2 selective inhibitor
    John J Warner
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Dallas, Texas 75390, USA
    J Cardiovasc Pharmacol Ther 13:252-60. 2008
    ..This study compares the risk of acute myocardial infarction among patients exposed to etodolac, naproxen, celecoxib, and rofecoxib...
  25. doi request reprint Simultaneous dual coronary very late stent thrombosis following noncardiac surgery
    Shailja V Parikh
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, VA North Texas Healthcare System, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX 75216, USA
    Cardiovasc Revasc Med 11:172-4. 2010
    ..We report a case of a patient with simultaneous stent thrombosis in two coronary arteries following discontinuation of clopidogrel for an elective noncardiac surgery 3 years after DES placement...
  26. doi request reprint Comparison of the impact of short (<1 year) and long-term (> or =1 year) clopidogrel use following percutaneous coronary intervention on mortality
    Subhash Banerjee
    Dallas VA Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, USA
    Am J Cardiol 102:1159-62. 2008
    ..14 to 0.59), independent of traditional cardiovascular risk factors, clinical presentation, and the use of drug-eluting stents. In conclusion, the use of clopidogrel for > or =1 year after PCI was associated with lower mortality...
  27. doi request reprint Novel uses of the Proxis embolic protection catheter
    Emmanouil S Brilakis
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, VA North Texas Healthcare System, Dallas, Texas 75216, USA
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 74:438-45. 2009
    ..Deep seating of the Proxis catheter enabled vessel visualization and equipment delivery, allowing successful completion of each case...
  28. ncbi request reprint Embolic protection during saphenous vein graft interventions
    Subhash Banerjee
    VA North Texas Healthcare System, 4500 S Lancaster Road 111a, Dallas, TX, 75216, USA
    J Invasive Cardiol 21:415-7. 2009
    ..In this review, we present an update on the clinical data and practical recommendations for using the currently available embolic protection devices during SVG interventions...
  29. doi request reprint Retrograde recanalization of native coronary artery chronic occlusions via acutely occluded vein grafts
    Emmanouil S Brilakis
    VA North Texas Healthcare System and University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, USA
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 75:109-13. 2010
    ....
  30. doi request reprint Use of the Proxis embolic protection device for guide anchoring and stent delivery during complex saphenous vein graft interventions
    Subhash Banerjee
    Division of Cardiology, VA North Texas Healthcare System, Dallas, TX 75216, USA
    Cardiovasc Revasc Med 10:183-7. 2009
    ..We describe three SVG cases during which the use of Proxis device not only provided embolic protection, but also served as a guide catheter anchor allowing distal stent delivery, after failed attempts using conventional techniques...
  31. ncbi request reprint Use of embolic capture angioplasty for the treatment of occluded superficial femoral artery segments
    Ahmad Zankar
    University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, 4500 S Lancaster Road 111a, Dallas, TX 75216, USA
    J Invasive Cardiol 23:480-4. 2011
    ..We report 3 cases where this device has been used during recanalization of peripheral CTOs...
  32. ncbi request reprint The "Proxis-Tornus" technique for a difficult-to-cross calcified saphenous vein graft lesion
    Emmanouil S Brilakis
    Dallas VA Medical Center, 4500 South Lancaster Road, Dallas, TX 75216, USA
    J Invasive Cardiol 20:E258-61. 2008
    ..We describe successful crossing and treatment of the lesion by simultaneously using the Proxis proximal occlusion embolic protection device and the Tornus catheter...
  33. doi request reprint Timing of in-hospital coronary artery bypass graft surgery for non-ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction patients results from the National Cardiovascular Data Registry ACTION Registry-GWTG (Acute Coronary Treatment and Intervention Outcomes Network
    Shailja V Parikh
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Cardiology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas 75235, USA
    JACC Cardiovasc Interv 3:419-27. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to examine timing of in-hospital coronary artery bypass graft surgery (CABG) for non-ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (NSTEMI) patients...
  34. doi request reprint Acute coronary syndrome due to extrinsic compression of the left main coronary artery in a patient with severe pulmonary hypertension: successful treatment with percutaneous coronary intervention
    Jason B Lindsey
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX, USA
    Cardiovasc Revasc Med 9:47-51. 2008
    ..Extrinsic compression of the LMCA should be considered in patients with severe PH and angina; IVUS may aid in the diagnosis. Percutaneous stent implantation may be the preferred treatment in this high-risk group of patients...
  35. ncbi request reprint Body mass index: a risk factor for unstable angina and myocardial infarction in patients with angiographically confirmed coronary artery disease
    Robert Wolk
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Mayo Clinic, 1216 Second St SW, Rochester, Minn 55902, USA
    Circulation 108:2206-11. 2003
    ..We hypothesized that body mass index (BMI) might be an independent predictor of an acute coronary syndrome in patients with established coronary atherosclerosis...
  36. ncbi request reprint Risk of noncardiac surgery after coronary drug-eluting stent implantation
    P Alexander Compton
    Division of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Dallas, Texas, USA
    Am J Cardiol 98:1212-3. 2006
    ..In conclusion, although our data were limited by the small sample size, they suggest a low risk of major cardiac complications in patients undergoing noncardiac surgery after coronary DES implantation...
  37. ncbi request reprint Usefulness of QRS duration in the absence of bundle branch block as an early predictor of survival in non-ST elevation acute myocardial infarction
    Emmanouil S Brilakis
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Am J Cardiol 89:1013-8. 2002
    ..QRS duration > or =100 ms in the absence of BBB is an independent predictor of increased mortality in patients with non-ST elevation AMI...
  38. doi request reprint Transcutaneous ultrasound-guided endovascular crossing of infrainguinal chronic total occlusions
    Subhash Banerjee
    VA North Texas Healthcare System and University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX 75230, USA
    Cardiovasc Revasc Med 11:116-9. 2010
    ..We used transcutaneous ultrasound guidance to cross long segments of superficial femoral artery CTO using a blunt-microdissection technique...
  39. doi request reprint Amplatzer vascular plugs for occlusion of a left internal mammary artery graft anastomosed to the anterior interventricular vein
    Neeraj Badhey
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, VA North Texas Healthcare System, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas 75216, USA
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 75:742-7. 2010
    ..The patient underwent successful left main stenting using an Impella left ventricular assist device and left internal mammary graft occlusion using two Amplatzer vascular plugs...
  40. ncbi request reprint Dual guide catheter technique for treating native coronary artery lesions through tortuous internal mammary grafts: separating equipment delivery from target lesion visualization
    Christopher Lichtenwalter
    Dallas VA Medical Center 111A, 4500 South Lancaster Road, Dallas, TX 75216, USA
    J Invasive Cardiol 22:E78-81. 2010
    ..We report three cases in which treatment of such lesions was successfully completed using two guiding catheters, one of which was used for lesion visualization and one for equipment delivery...
  41. ncbi request reprint Images in cardiovascular medicine. Hemodynamic consequences of massive coronary air embolism
    Anand Prasad
    University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Dallas, USA
    Circulation 115:e51-3. 2007
  42. ncbi request reprint Two "buddies" may be better than one: use of two buddy wires to expand an underexpanded left main coronary stent
    Jason B Lindsey
    Dallas VA Medical Center 111A, 4500 South Lancaster Road, Dallas, TX, 75216, USA
    J Invasive Cardiol 19:E355-8. 2007
    ..The stent eventually expanded after balloon angioplasty using a double buddy wire technique...
  43. doi request reprint Percutaneous coronary intervention in tortuous coronary arteries: associated complications and strategies to improve success
    Bilal Saeed
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Dallas, Texas 75216, USA
    J Interv Cardiol 21:504-11. 2008
    ....
  44. doi request reprint Incidence and Treatment of Arterial Access Dissections Occurring during Cardiac Catheterization
    Amit Prasad
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Dallas, TX, USA
    J Interv Cardiol 21:61-6. 2008
    ..The goal of this study was to examine the incidence, consequences, and the treatment of arterial access dissections at a tertiary referral hospital with an active training program...
  45. ncbi request reprint Impact on contrast, fluoroscopy, and catheter utilization from knowing the coronary artery bypass graft anatomy before diagnostic coronary angiography
    Indu Varghese
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Dallas, Texas, USA
    Am J Cardiol 101:1729-32. 2008
    ..Every effort should be made to obtain CABG anatomy before diagnostic angiography is performed...
  46. doi request reprint Perioperative risk of patients undergoing noncardiac surgery after coronary artery bypass surgery
    Jad Daye
    University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Dallas, TX, USA
    J Investig Med 56:878-81. 2008
    ....
  47. ncbi request reprint Methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase (MTHFR) 677C>T and methionine synthase reductase (MTRR) 66A>G polymorphisms: association with serum homocysteine and angiographic coronary artery disease in the era of flour products fortified with folic acid
    Emmanouil S Brilakis
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine, W16 Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Atherosclerosis 168:315-22. 2003
    ..On multivariate analysis, the MTRR genotypes were not associated with serum homocysteine or with significant CAD...
  48. doi request reprint Cardiovascular outcomes in male veterans with rheumatoid arthritis
    Subhash Banerjee
    Dallas VA Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, USA
    Am J Cardiol 101:1201-5. 2008
    ..03). In conclusion, in a population of male US veterans aged >50 years, (1) patients with RA were at high risk of MACEs, and (2) RA DAS was a significant predictor of MACEs independent of traditional cardiovascular risk factors...
  49. doi request reprint Mechanical valve dysfunction after percutaneous perimitral leak closure: salvage by percutaneous occluder retrieval
    Emmanouil S Brilakis
    VA North Texas Healthcare System and University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, USA
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 75:876-81. 2010
    ..The largest amplatzer occluder device was successfully snared with restoration of normal prosthetic valve motion...
  50. ncbi request reprint Drug-eluting stents in saphenous vein graft interventions: a systematic review
    Emmanouil S Brilakis
    VA North Texas Healthcare System and University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX, USA
    EuroIntervention 5:722-30. 2010
    ..A systematic review of the outcomes after drug-eluting stents (DES) implantation in saphenous vein grafts (SVGs) was performed...
  51. ncbi request reprint Outcome of patients undergoing balloon angioplasty in the two months prior to noncardiac surgery
    Emmanouil S Brilakis
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, USA
    Am J Cardiol 96:512-4. 2005
    ..Therefore, in patients in whom percutaneous coronary revascularization is required before noncardiac surgery, BA appears to be safe, especially in patients who need to undergo surgery early after percutaneous coronary intervention...
  52. ncbi request reprint Oxidized phospholipids, Lp(a) lipoprotein, and coronary artery disease
    Sotirios Tsimikas
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093 0682, USA
    N Engl J Med 353:46-57. 2005
    ....
  53. ncbi request reprint Association of lipoprotein-associated phospholipase A2 levels with coronary artery disease risk factors, angiographic coronary artery disease, and major adverse events at follow-up
    Emmanouil S Brilakis
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Eur Heart J 26:137-44. 2005
    ..We aimed to evaluate the association of lipoprotein-associated phospholipase A2 (Lp-PLA2) with coronary artery disease (CAD) risk factors, with the severity of angiographic CAD, and with the incidence of major adverse events...
  54. ncbi request reprint Use of the twin-pass catheter for wiring a jailed side branch
    Vijay N Raja
    VA North Texas Healthcare System and University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX, USA
    Hellenic J Cardiol 51:267-70. 2010
    ..The distal circumflex artery was successfully wired, allowing balloon dilatation and successful completion of the case...
  55. ncbi request reprint Programmed ventricular stimulation in patients with idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy and syncope receiving implantable cardioverter-defibrillators: a case series and a systematic review of the literature
    Emmanouil S Brilakis
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Mayo Clinic and Mayo Foundation, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Int J Cardiol 98:395-401. 2005
    ..The role of programmed ventricular stimulation (PVS) in patients with idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM) and syncope receiving implantable cardioverter-defibrillators (ICD) remains controversial...
  56. doi request reprint Successful retrograde treatment of a mid left anterior descending artery chronic total occlusion using a novel "guide parallel to wire" technique
    Emmanouil S Brilakis
    VA North Texas Healthcare System, Dallas VA Medical Center, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas 75216, USA
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 73:326-31. 2009
    ..A 5F guide catheter was introduced next to the retrograde wire through the radial sheath ('guide parallel to wire' technique) followed by successful antegrade crossing and stenting of the mid left anterior descending artery lesion...
  57. ncbi request reprint Modern management of acute myocardial infarction
    Eric H Yang
    University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, USA
    Curr Probl Cardiol 31:769-817. 2006
    ..The purpose of this review was to first discuss the epidemiology, pathophysiology, and diagnosis of AMI. The risk stratification and therapy of patients with STEMI and NSTEMI will then be reviewed as well as the complications of AMI...
  58. ncbi request reprint Surgical management of abdominal tuberculosis
    Imran Hassan
    Department of Surgery, Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 6:862-7. 2002
    ..Characteristic CT findings should be evaluated for abdominal tuberculosis in the appropriate clinical setting. Laparoscopy is an effective modality for diagnosis of peritoneal tuberculosis...
  59. ncbi request reprint Association of the PURSUIT risk score with predischarge ejection fraction, angiographic severity of coronary artery disease, and mortality in a nonselected, community-based population with non-ST-elevation acute myocardial infarction
    Emmanouil S Brilakis
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases and Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn 55905, USA
    Am Heart J 146:811-8. 2003
    ..The Platelet Glycoprotein IIb/IIIa in Unstable Angina: Receptor Suppression Using Integrilin Therapy (PURSUIT) risk score was derived from the PURSUIT trial population for 30-day mortality prediction...
  60. ncbi request reprint Unstable angina due to stent fracture
    Emmanouil S Brilakis
    Mayo Clinic, Cardiovascular Diseases, 200 First Street, S W, Rochester, MN, 55902, USA
    J Invasive Cardiol 16:545. 2004
  61. ncbi request reprint Association of carotid artery intima-media thickness with complex aortic atherosclerosis in patients with recent stroke
    Panayotis Fasseas
    Division of Cardiology, MCP Hahnemann University, Philadelphia, PA 19102, USA
    Angiology 53:185-9. 2002
    ..Carotid intimamedia thickness measurement can be used to noninvasively estimate the probability of complex aortic atherosclerosis. A carotid intima-media thickness less than 2 mm makes complex aortic atherosclerosis very unlikely...
  62. ncbi request reprint Treatment of coronary bifurcations: might less be more?
    Emmanouil S Brilakis
    Eur Heart J 29:704-6. 2008
  63. ncbi request reprint Lack of association between plasma homocysteine and angiographic coronary artery disease in the era of fortification of cereal grain flour with folic acid
    Emmanouil S Brilakis
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases W16, Department of Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic and Mayo Foundation, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Atherosclerosis 165:375-81. 2002
    ..The homocysteine-lowering effect of folate-fortified flour, or the inclusion of many traditional and emerging risk factors in multivariate analysis, are potential explanations...
  64. ncbi request reprint Letter by Brilakis and Banerjee regarding article, "Impact of internal mammary artery conduit on long-term outcomes after percutaneous intervention of saphenous vein graft"
    Emmanouil S Brilakis
    Circulation 114:e648; author reply e649. 2006
  65. ncbi request reprint Modern management of acute myocardial infarction
    Emmanouil S Brilakis
    Mayo Medical School, Rochester MN, USA
    Curr Probl Cardiol 28:7-127. 2003

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