Affiliation: University of California
- Validation of the wall motion score and myocardial performance indexes as novel techniques to assess cardiac function in mice after myocardial infarctionYan Zhang
Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143 0124, USA
Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 292:H1187-92. 2007..These novel parameters provide additional noninvasive assessment of regional and global LV function in mice after MI...
- Percutaneous mitral valve repair in the initial EVEREST cohort: evidence of reverse left ventricular remodelingElyse Foster
Division of Cardiology, University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
Circ Cardiovasc Imaging 6:522-30. 2013..The goal of this analysis was to determine the extent of reverse remodeling at 12 months after successful percutaneous reduction of MR with the MitraClip device...
- Short-term and long-term success of electrical cardioversion in atrial fibrillation in managed care systemSuman S Kuppahally
Division of Cardiology, University of Utah, 50 North Medical Drive, Salt Lake City, UT, 84132, USA
Int Arch Med 2:39. 2009..We conducted this study to see if outcomes of other trials are applicable in managed care setting...
- Knowledge and attitudes of primary care physicians in the management of patients at risk for cardiovascular eventsHamidreza Doroodchi
Outcomes, Inc, Birmingham, USA
BMC Fam Pract 9:42. 2008..S. general internists and family physicians in regard to cardiovascular risk management, and examine the association between physician characteristics and cardiovascular risk management...
- Quantitative assessment of severity of mitral regurgitation by serial echocardiography in a multicenter clinical trial of percutaneous mitral valve repairElyse Foster
Department of Cardiology, University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
Am J Cardiol 100:1577-83. 2007..0; p <0.0018). In conclusion, quantitative assessment of MR is feasible in a multicenter trial, and percutaneous mitral repair with the MitraClip produces a sustained decrease in MR severity to moderate or less for > or =6 months...
- Performance of phonoelectrocardiographic left ventricular systolic time intervals and B-type natriuretic peptide levels in the diagnosis of left ventricular dysfunctionBrian Moyers
Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, University of California at San Francisco Medical Center, San Francisco, CA, USA
Ann Noninvasive Electrocardiol 12:89-97. 2007..However, the clinical utility of phonoelectrocardiographic systolic time intervals for predicting heart failure using newer technology has not been evaluated...
- Relationship between accurate auscultation of a clinically useful third heart sound and level of experienceGregory M Marcus
Division of Cardiology, University of California, San Francisco 94143 0124, USA
Arch Intern Med 166:617-22. 2006..Poor performance by physicians-in-training and interobserver variability between physicians have diminished clinicians' confidence in the value of the third heart sound (S3)...
- Association of the fourth heart sound with increased left ventricular end-diastolic stiffnessSanjiv J Shah
Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA
J Card Fail 14:431-6. 2008..We hypothesized that the S(4) is associated with an upward- and leftward-shifted EDPVR, indicative of elevated end-diastolic stiffness...
- Physiology of the third heart sound: novel insights from tissue Doppler imagingSanjiv J Shah
Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
J Am Soc Echocardiogr 21:394-400. 2008..We sought to determine whether the ratio of early mitral inflow velocity to diastolic velocity of the mitral annulus (E/E') could confirm the proposed mechanism of the S(3)...
- Diagnostic characteristics of combining phonocardiographic third heart sound and systolic time intervals for the prediction of left ventricular dysfunctionMia Shapiro
Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, University of California at San Francisco Medical Center, San Francisco, California, USA
J Card Fail 13:18-24. 2007..We investigated the test characteristics of a combined score summarizing S3 and STI results for predicting LV dysfunction...
- High-sensitivity C-reactive protein and parameters of left ventricular dysfunctionSanjiv J Shah
Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, 94143, USA
J Card Fail 12:61-5. 2006..Elevated levels of high-sensitivity C-reactive protein (CRP), an inflammatory marker, have been associated with heart failure. However, it is not known which parameters of left ventricular dysfunction correlate with elevated levels of CRP...
- Prospective analysis of prevalence, distribution, and rate of recovery of left ventricular systolic dysfunction in patients with subarachnoid hemorrhageNader Banki
Division of Cardiology, University of California, San Francisco Medical Center, San Francisco, California, USA
J Neurosurg 105:15-20. 2006..The incidence and natural history of neurocardiogenic injury after SAH remains poorly understood. The objective of this study was to describe the incidence, time course, recovery rate, and segmental patterns of LV dysfunction after SAH...
- Left ventricular pressure-volume relationship in conscious miceShuji Joho
Cardiology Division, Dept of Medicine, Univ of California, San Francisco, 505 Parnassus Ave, Box 0124, San Francisco, CA 94143 0124, USA
Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 292:H369-77. 2007....
- Alpha1-adrenergic receptors prevent a maladaptive cardiac response to pressure overloadTimothy D O'Connell
Cardiology Division, San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center, San Francisco, California 94121, USA
J Clin Invest 116:1005-15. 2006....
- Prevalence and implications of diastolic dysfunction after subarachnoid hemorrhageAlexander Kopelnik
Division of Cardiology, University of California San Francisco Medical Center, San Francisco, CA 94143 0124, USA
Neurocrit Care 3:132-8. 2005..Little is known about the occurrence of diastolic dysfunction in this setting. The purpose of this study was to determine the prevalence of diastolic dysfunction and its association with cardiac outcomes after SAH...
- Plasma B-type natriuretic peptide levels are associated with early cardiac dysfunction after subarachnoid hemorrhagePoyee P Tung
Division of Cardiology, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
Stroke 36:1567-9. 2005..The aim of this study was to prospectively quantify the relationship between BNP levels and cardiac outcomes after SAH...
- Predictors of left ventricular regional wall motion abnormalities after subarachnoid hemorrhageAvinash Kothavale
Division of Cardiology, UCSF Medical Center, San Francisco, CA, USA
Neurocrit Care 4:199-205. 2006..The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence of LV regional wall motion abnormalities (RWMA) after SAH and to quantify the independent effects of specific demographic and clinical variables in predicting the development of RWMA...
- Septal to posterior wall motion delay fails to predict reverse remodeling or clinical improvement in patients undergoing cardiac resynchronization therapyGregory M Marcus
Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA
J Am Coll Cardiol 46:2208-14. 2005....
- Acute neurocardiogenic injury after subarachnoid hemorrhageNader M Banki
Division of Cardiology, Department of Radiology, UCSF Medical Center, San Francisco, California, USA
Circulation 112:3314-9. 2005..Possible mechanisms include myocardial ischemia versus excessive catecholamine release from sympathetic nerve terminals...
- Reduced ventricular volumes and improved systolic function with cardiac resynchronization therapy: a randomized trial comparing simultaneous biventricular pacing, sequential biventricular pacing, and left ventricular pacingRajni K Rao
University of California, San Francisco, Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, 505 Parnassus Ave, San Francisco, CA 94143 0214, USA
Circulation 115:2136-44. 2007..The Device Evaluation of CONTAK RENEWAL 2 and EASYTRAK 2: Assessment of Safety and Effectiveness in Heart Failure (DECREASE-HF) trial is the first randomized trial comparing these 3 cardiac resynchronization therapy modalities...
- Age and aneurysm position predict patterns of left ventricular dysfunction after subarachnoid hemorrhageKiran Khush
Division of Cardiology, Department of Radiology, University of California San Francisco Medical Center, 505 Parnassus Avenue, San Francisco, CA 941243, USA
J Am Soc Echocardiogr 18:168-74. 2005..Both patterns of wall-motion abnormalities appear to be transient, reversible phenomena. The AS pattern may represent a unique form of neurally mediated cardiac injury...
- Echocardiographic predictors of single versus dual MitraClip device implantation and long-term reduction of mitral regurgitation after percutaneous repairEhrin J Armstrong
Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of California, Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, California
Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 82:673-9. 2013..To describe predictors of the number of MitraClip devices implanted during percutaneous repair of mitral regurgitation (MR), and the long-term reduction in MR...
- Predictors of neurocardiogenic injury after subarachnoid hemorrhagePoyee Tung
Division of Cardiology, UCSF Medical Center, USA
Stroke 35:548-51. 2004..We hypothesized that myocardial necrosis after SAH is a neurally mediated process that is dependent on the severity of neurological injury...
- Obese patients have lower B-type and atrial natriuretic peptide levels compared with nonobeseKiran K Khush
Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143 0124, USA
Congest Heart Fail 12:85-90. 2006..Low levels of circulating natriuretic peptides are thus associated with obesity and may contribute to the development of heart failure...
- A comparison of cardiac resynchronization by sequential biventricular pacing and left ventricular pacing to simultaneous biventricular pacing: rationale and design of the DECREASE-HF clinical trialDavid B De Lurgio
Carlyle Fraser Heart Center, Division of Cardiology, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30365, USA
J Card Fail 11:233-9. 2005..Left ventricular pacing alone and sequential BiV pacing also show promise as alternative ways to deliver CRT, but have not been studied together in a large randomized trial...
- Association between phonocardiographic third and fourth heart sounds and objective measures of left ventricular functionGregory M Marcus
Division of Cardiology, University of California, San Francisco, USA
JAMA 293:2238-44. 2005..The third (S3) and fourth (S4) heart sounds detected by phonocardiography are considered to represent the criterion standards of the gallop sounds, but their test characteristics have not been explored...
- Effects of resynchronization therapy on cardiac function in pacemaker patients "upgraded" to biventricular devicesTamara Horwich
Division of Cardiology, UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California, USA
J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 15:1284-9. 2004..We studied the echocardiographic effects of RV pacing and CRT in patients with prior continuous RV pacing after LV lead placement...
- Clinical significance of elevated B-type natriuretic peptide in patients with acute lung injury with or without right ventricular dilatation: an observational cohort studyMagda Cepkova
Cardiovascular Research Institute, University of California, San Francisco, CA, 94143, USA
Ann Intensive Care 1:18. 2011..abstract:..
- Predictors of super-response to cardiac resynchronization therapy and associated improvement in clinical outcome: the MADIT-CRT (multicenter automatic defibrillator implantation trial with cardiac resynchronization therapy) studyJonathan C Hsu
Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, 94143, USA
J Am Coll Cardiol 59:2366-73. 2012....
- Clinical relevance of retrograde inferior vena cava or hepatic vein opacification during contrast-enhanced CTBenjamin M Yeh
Department of Radiology, University of California San Francisco, 521 Parnassus Avenue, Rm C 324C, Box 0628, San Francisco, CA 94143 0628, USA
AJR Am J Roentgenol 183:1227-32. 2004..The purpose of this investigation was to explore the clinical relevance of retrograde inferior vena cava or hepatic vein opacification during contrast-enhanced CT...
- Accuracy of Doppler-estimated pulmonary vascular resistance in patients before liver transplantationRamin Farzaneh-Far
Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
Am J Cardiol 101:259-62. 2008..Routine use of this ratio may decrease the need for invasive hemodynamic assessment in this patient population...
- Is PA-PWRmax truly a preload-independent index of myocardial contractility in anesthetized humans?Steven J Lester
Adult Echo Laboratory, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, Calif, USA
Cardiology 102:77-81. 2004....
- Effects of intravenous levosimendan on human coronary vasomotor regulation, left ventricular wall stress, and myocardial oxygen uptakeAndrew D Michaels
Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, University of California at San Francisco Medical Center, San Francisco 94143 0124, USA
Circulation 111:1504-9. 2005..The effects of intravenous levosimendan on the human coronary vasculature, together with myocardial wall stress and oxygen uptake, have not been adequately studied...
- Right ventricular function, pulmonary pressure estimation, and clinical outcomes in cardiac resynchronization therapyPatricia Campbell
Department of Cardiology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
Circ Heart Fail 6:435-42. 2013....
- Impaired regional left ventricular strain after repair of tetralogy of FallotKaren G Ordovas
Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
J Magn Reson Imaging 35:79-85. 2012..To test the potential of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) in early detection of left ventricular (LV) dysfunction in patients with pulmonary regurgitation and normal LV ejection fraction after repair of tetralogy of Fallot...
- Closed-chest cell injections into mouse myocardium guided by high-resolution echocardiographyMatthew L Springer
Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, California 94143 0124, USA
Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 289:H1307-14. 2005..The use of this system will allow more precise cellular implantation into the mouse myocardium by accurately guiding injections to desired locations, confirming successful implantation of cells, in a clinically relevant time frame...
- CMR assessment of right ventricular function in patients with combined pulmonary stenosis and insufficiency after correction of tetralogy of FallotMaureen P Kohi
Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
Acta Radiol 54:1132-7. 2013..Post-correction pulmonary insufficiency (PI) often ensues in adulthood. At times, the PI is accompanied by residual pulmonary stenosis (PS). Little is known regarding right ventricular (RV) function in the setting of combined PS and PI...
- Isolated bundle branch block and left ventricular dysfunctionSeung Joon Lee
University of California, San Francisco, USA
J Card Fail 9:87-92. 2003..It is unknown how chronic ventricular dyssynchrony resulting solely from conduction delay affects ventricular function...
- New technique for measurement of left ventricular pressure in conscious miceShinji Ishizaka
Cardiology Div, Dept of Medicine, Univ of California San Francisco, 505 Parnassus Ave, Box 0124, San Francisco, CA 94143 0124, USA
Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 286:H1208-15. 2004..Anesthesia with either K+X or, to a lesser extent, ISF, depressed LV function acutely. This depression of function persisted for 3 days after surgery with K+X (but not ISF) and did not recover completely until 1 wk postanesthesia...
- Prospective validation of an echocardiographic index for determining the severity of chronic mitral regurgitationLiza Thomas
Adult Echocardiogaphy Laboratory, Moffitt Hospital, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143 0214, USA
Am J Cardiol 90:607-12. 2002..67. These results concurred with those obtained in a previously published retrospective study. Thus, the MR index is a simple, reproducible semiquantitative estimate of MR severity, that is widely applicable in routine clinical practice...
- Anomalous origin of the left coronary artery from the pulmonary artery: a case series and brief reviewAndrew C Lee
Division of Cardiology, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
Congenit Heart Dis 1:111-5. 2006..We review the pathophysiology of this rare congenital anomaly and discuss some of the signs, symptoms, and diagnostic tests that can help diagnose this unusual condition in adults...
- Clinical correlates and mortality of hemodynamically significant tricuspid regurgitationCarolyn Z Behm
Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
J Heart Valve Dis 13:784-9. 2004..This retrospective chart review examines the causes of, and mortality associated with, hemodynamically significant TR...
- Pulmonary dead space fraction and pulmonary artery systolic pressure as early predictors of clinical outcome in acute lung injuryMagda Cepkova
Department of Anesthesia, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
Chest 132:836-42. 2007....
- Repeat transseptal catheterization after ablation for atrial fibrillationGregory M Marcus
Division of Cardiology, Electrophysiology Section, University of California, San Francisco, California 94143 1354, USA
J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 18:55-9. 2007..The aim of this study was to determine the difficulty and/or success rates of repeat transseptal catheterization after left atrial ablation for AF...
- Left ventricular ejection fraction normalization in cardiac resynchronization therapy and risk of ventricular arrhythmias and clinical outcomes: results from the Multicenter Automatic Defibrillator Implantation Trial With Cardiac Resynchronization TherapyMartin H Ruwald
From the Heart Research Follow up Program, Division of Cardiology, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY M H R, V K, A C R, S S, S M, A J M, W Z Department of Cardiology, Gentofte Hospital, Hellerup, Denmark M H R, A C R, C J Cardiovascular Division, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA S D S and Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco E F
Circulation 130:2278-86. 2014..Appropriate guideline criteria for use of implantable cardioverter-defibrillators (ICDs) do not take into account potential recovery of left ventricular ejection fraction (LVEF) in patients treated with CRT-defibrillator...
- The clinical pharmacology of intranasal l-methamphetamineJohn E Mendelson
Addiction Pharmacology Research Laboratory, The California Pacific Medical Center Research Institute, St Luke s Hospital, 7th Floor, 3555 Cesar Chavez Street, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA
BMC Clin Pharmacol 8:4. 2008..We studied the pharmacology of l-methamphetamine, the less abused isomer, when used as a nasal decongestant...
- Closure of a para-valvular aortic leak: with the use of 2 AMPLATZER devices and real-time 2- and 3-dimensional transesophageal echocardiographyKurt S Hoffmayer
Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco San Francisco, California 94143, USA
Tex Heart Inst J 38:81-4. 2011..The early outcome of the procedure was favorable and without sequelae. To our knowledge, this is the 1st report of the closing of an aortic paravalvular leak with the use of 2 closure devices and real-time echocardiographic guidance...
- Impact of tricuspid regurgitation on long-term survivalJayant Nath
Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, 3801 Miranda Avenue 111C, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA
J Am Coll Cardiol 43:405-9. 2004....
- Pulmonary insufficiency is the nexus of late complications in tetralogy of FallotDavid Gregg
Adult Congenital Heart Disease Program, Division of Cardiology, Medical University of South Carolina, 135 Rutledge Avenue, Suite 1201, PO Box 250592, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
Curr Cardiol Rep 9:315-22. 2007..Thus, the timing of surgery must be carefully considered, weighing the up-front risks of surgery and possible repeat surgery against the risk of ongoing pulmonary regurgitation...
- A longitudinal study of left ventricular function and structure from CKD to ESRD: the CRIC studyNisha Bansal
Division of Nephrology, University of California, San Francisco, 521 Parnassus Avenue, Box 0532, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 8:355-62. 2013..A better understanding of changes in left ventricular mass and ejection fraction during the transition from CKD to ESRD may provide important insights to opportunities to improve cardiac outcomes...
- Sudden death due to nonarrhythmic cause in a patient with L-TGARobert M Hayward
Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA
Ann Noninvasive Electrocardiol 19:293-7. 2014..This report highlights the important contribution of nonarrhythmic causes of sudden death in this population and the value of autopsy and device interrogation in determining true cause of death...
- Effects of long-term biventricular stimulation for resynchronization on echocardiographic measures of remodelingLeslie A Saxon
Cardiomyopathy and Arrhythmia Research and Education Center, University of California, San Francisco, Calif, USA
Circulation 105:1304-10. 2002..Long-term ventricular resynchronization therapy improves symptom status. Changes in left ventricular remodeling have not been adequately evaluated...
- The alpha(1A/C)- and alpha(1B)-adrenergic receptors are required for physiological cardiac hypertrophy in the double-knockout mouseTimothy D O'Connell
San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Department of Medicine, University of California San Francisco UCSF, San Francisco, California 94121, USA
J Clin Invest 111:1783-91. 2003..Thus, alpha(1)-ARs in male mice are required for the physiological hypertrophy of normal postnatal cardiac development and for an adaptive response to cardiac stress...
- Harmonic imaging improves sensitivity at the expense of specificity in the detection of patent foramen ovaleDurga Madala
University of California San Francisco, 505 Parnassus Avenue, UCSF Box 0214, San Francisco, CA 94143 0214, USA
Echocardiography 21:33-6. 2004..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the test characteristics of harmonic imaging during transthoracic echocardiography (HTTE) for the detection of PFO...
- Recommendations for evaluation of the severity of native valvular regurgitation with two-dimensional and Doppler echocardiographyWilliam A Zoghbi
J Am Soc Echocardiogr 16:777-802. 2003
- Demonstration of coronary artery flow using transthoracic Doppler echocardiographyHo Joong Youn
Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, College of Medicine, The Catholic University of Korea, No 62 Yoido dong, Youngdungpoku, St Mary s Hospital, Seoul 150 713, Korea
J Am Soc Echocardiogr 17:178-85. 2004....
- Correlation between right ventricular indices and clinical improvement in epoprostenol treated pulmonary hypertension patientsJayant Nath
University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, Kansas, USA
Echocardiography 22:374-9. 2005..58). Despite significant improvements in TRV, PASP/PVVTI, and NYHA class, there was no significant change in RVMPI on epoprostenol therapy. Changes in right ventricular indices were not correlated with changes in NYHA class...
- Echocardiographic guidance and assessment of percutaneous repair for mitral regurgitation with the Evalve MitraClip: lessons learned from EVEREST IFrank E Silvestry
Cardiovascular Division, Department of Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
J Am Soc Echocardiogr 20:1131-40. 2007..transesophageal echocardiography (TEE) is used as the primary imaging modality to guide this procedure and is essential to its success...
- Percutaneous mitral valve repair using the edge-to-edge technique: six-month results of the EVEREST Phase I Clinical TrialTed Feldman
Evanston Hospital, Cardiology Division Burch 300, Evanston, Illinois 60201, USA
J Am Coll Cardiol 46:2134-40. 2005..This study sought to evaluate the clinical results of a percutaneous approach to mitral valve repair for mitral regurgitation (MR)...
- Recommendations for chamber quantificationRoberto M Lang
Med Klinik 2, Erlangen University, Ulmenweg 18, 91054 Erlangen, Germany
Eur J Echocardiogr 7:79-108. 2006..This document reviews the technical aspects on how to perform quantitative chamber measurements of morphology and function, which is a component of every complete echocardiographic examination...
- Beating heart catheter-based edge-to-edge mitral valve procedure in a porcine model: efficacy and healing responseJames I Fann
Stanford University, Stanford, Calif, USA
Circulation 110:988-93. 2004..We evaluated the ability of a catheter-delivered clip (Evalve, Inc) to achieve edge-to-edge mitral valve approximation without cardiopulmonary bypass and the healing response of this technique...
- American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association clinical competence statement on echocardiography: a report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association/American College of Physicians--American Society of Internal Medicine TaMiguel A Quinones
Circulation 107:1068-89. 2003
- ACC/AHA clinical competence statement on echocardiography: a report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association/American College of Physicians-American Society of Internal Medicine Task Force on Clinical CompetenceMiguel A Quinones
J Am Coll Cardiol 41:687-708. 2003
- ACC/AHA clinical competence statement on echocardiography: a report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association/American College of Physicians-American Society of Internal Medicine Task Force on clinical competenceMiguel A Quinones
J Am Soc Echocardiogr 16:379-402. 2003
- Anticoagulation during pregnancyTasneem Z Naqvi
Division of Cardiology, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Room 5341, 8700 Beverly Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90048, USA
Curr Womens Health Rep 2:95-104. 2002..More recently, low molecular weight heparin has been proposed as a safer method of anticoagulation. This review summarizes current data and recommendations on anticoagulation during pregnancy...
- Cardiac resynchronization therapy for the treatment of heart failure in patients with intraventricular conduction delay and malignant ventricular tachyarrhythmiasSteven L Higgins
Scripps Memorial Hospital, La Jolla, California 92038 0028, USA
J Am Coll Cardiol 42:1454-9. 2003..This study was conducted to assess the safety and effectiveness of cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT) when combined with an implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD)...
- New untwist on diastole: what goes around comes backElyse Foster
Circulation 113:2477-9. 2006
- Masses of the heart: perfusing the "good" from the badElyse Foster
J Am Coll Cardiol 43:1420-2. 2004
- Endovascular edge-to-edge mitral valve repair: short-term results in a porcine modelFrederick G St Goar
Cardiovascular Institute, 2660 Grant Rd, Mt View, Calif 94040, USA
Circulation 108:1990-3. 2003..This study reports the initial use of an endovascular technology that enables a double-orifice edge-to-edge mitral valve repair without cardiopulmonary bypass in an animal model...
- ACCF/AHA/AAP recommendations for training in pediatric cardiology. Task force 6: training in transition of adolescent care and care of the adult with congenital heart diseaseDaniel J Murphy
J Am Coll Cardiol 46:1399-401. 2005
- Multicenter automatic defibrillator implantation trial-cardiac resynchronization therapy (MADIT-CRT): design and clinical protocolArthur J Moss
Cardiology Unit, Department of Medicine, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, New York 14642, USA
Ann Noninvasive Electrocardiol 10:34-43. 2005..30), and prolonged intraventricular conduction (QRS duration>or=130 ms)...
- Recommendations for chamber quantification: a report from the American Society of Echocardiography's Guidelines and Standards Committee and the Chamber Quantification Writing Group, developed in conjunction with the European Association of EchocardiographRoberto M Lang
University of Chicago Hospitals, Chicago, IL, USA
J Am Soc Echocardiogr 18:1440-63. 2005
- Mitral valve hemodynamic effects of percutaneous edge-to-edge repair with the MitraClip device for mitral regurgitationHoward C Herrmann
Cardiac Catheterization Laboratories, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 68:821-8. 2006..The effects on the mitral valve gradient (MVG) and mitral valve area (MVA) are not known...
- Epinephrine is required for normal cardiovascular responses to stress in the phenylethanolamine N-methyltransferase knockout mouseXuping Bao
Department of Medicine, University of California San Diego, USA
Circulation 116:1024-31. 2007..Epinephrine (EPI) is an important neurotransmitter and hormone. Its role in regulating cardiovascular function at rest and with stress is unclear, however...
- ACHA Research Symposium Adult Congenital Heart DiseaseElyse Foster; Fiscal Year: 2006..Outstanding junior investigators will be given the opportunity to present their research. The Symposium will conclude with each subsection recommending specific future research endeavors and outlining necessary future actions. ..