Elyse Foster

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Validation of the wall motion score and myocardial performance indexes as novel techniques to assess cardiac function in mice after myocardial infarction
    Yan 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
  2. doi request reprint Percutaneous mitral valve repair in the initial EVEREST cohort: evidence of reverse left ventricular remodeling
    Elyse Foster
    Division of Cardiology, University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Circ Cardiovasc Imaging 6:522-30. 2013
  3. pmc Short-term and long-term success of electrical cardioversion in atrial fibrillation in managed care system
    Suman S Kuppahally
    Division of Cardiology, University of Utah, 50 North Medical Drive, Salt Lake City, UT, 84132, USA
    Int Arch Med 2:39. 2009
  4. pmc Knowledge and attitudes of primary care physicians in the management of patients at risk for cardiovascular events
    Hamidreza Doroodchi
    Outcomes, Inc, Birmingham, USA
    BMC Fam Pract 9:42. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Quantitative assessment of severity of mitral regurgitation by serial echocardiography in a multicenter clinical trial of percutaneous mitral valve repair
    Elyse Foster
    Department of Cardiology, University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
    Am J Cardiol 100:1577-83. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Performance of phonoelectrocardiographic left ventricular systolic time intervals and B-type natriuretic peptide levels in the diagnosis of left ventricular dysfunction
    Brian 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
  7. ncbi request reprint Relationship between accurate auscultation of a clinically useful third heart sound and level of experience
    Gregory M Marcus
    Division of Cardiology, University of California, San Francisco 94143 0124, USA
    Arch Intern Med 166:617-22. 2006
  8. pmc Association of the fourth heart sound with increased left ventricular end-diastolic stiffness
    Sanjiv J Shah
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA
    J Card Fail 14:431-6. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Physiology of the third heart sound: novel insights from tissue Doppler imaging
    Sanjiv J Shah
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 21:394-400. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint High-sensitivity C-reactive protein and parameters of left ventricular dysfunction
    Sanjiv J Shah
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, 94143, USA
    J Card Fail 12:61-5. 2006

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Publications72

  1. ncbi request reprint Validation of the wall motion score and myocardial performance indexes as novel techniques to assess cardiac function in mice after myocardial infarction
    Yan 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...
  2. doi request reprint Percutaneous mitral valve repair in the initial EVEREST cohort: evidence of reverse left ventricular remodeling
    Elyse 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...
  3. pmc Short-term and long-term success of electrical cardioversion in atrial fibrillation in managed care system
    Suman 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...
  4. pmc Knowledge and attitudes of primary care physicians in the management of patients at risk for cardiovascular events
    Hamidreza 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...
  5. ncbi request reprint Quantitative assessment of severity of mitral regurgitation by serial echocardiography in a multicenter clinical trial of percutaneous mitral valve repair
    Elyse 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...
  6. ncbi request reprint Performance of phonoelectrocardiographic left ventricular systolic time intervals and B-type natriuretic peptide levels in the diagnosis of left ventricular dysfunction
    Brian 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...
  7. ncbi request reprint Relationship between accurate auscultation of a clinically useful third heart sound and level of experience
    Gregory 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)...
  8. pmc Association of the fourth heart sound with increased left ventricular end-diastolic stiffness
    Sanjiv 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...
  9. ncbi request reprint Physiology of the third heart sound: novel insights from tissue Doppler imaging
    Sanjiv 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)...
  10. ncbi request reprint High-sensitivity C-reactive protein and parameters of left ventricular dysfunction
    Sanjiv 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...
  11. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic characteristics of combining phonocardiographic third heart sound and systolic time intervals for the prediction of left ventricular dysfunction
    Mia 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...
  12. ncbi request reprint Left ventricular pressure-volume relationship in conscious mice
    Shuji 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
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  13. ncbi request reprint Prospective analysis of prevalence, distribution, and rate of recovery of left ventricular systolic dysfunction in patients with subarachnoid hemorrhage
    Nader 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...
  14. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and implications of diastolic dysfunction after subarachnoid hemorrhage
    Alexander 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...
  15. pmc Alpha1-adrenergic receptors prevent a maladaptive cardiac response to pressure overload
    Timothy D O'Connell
    Cardiology Division, San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center, San Francisco, California 94121, USA
    J Clin Invest 116:1005-15. 2006
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  16. ncbi request reprint Plasma B-type natriuretic peptide levels are associated with early cardiac dysfunction after subarachnoid hemorrhage
    Poyee 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...
  17. ncbi request reprint Predictors of left ventricular regional wall motion abnormalities after subarachnoid hemorrhage
    Avinash 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...
  18. ncbi request reprint Acute neurocardiogenic injury after subarachnoid hemorrhage
    Nader 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...
  19. ncbi request reprint Septal to posterior wall motion delay fails to predict reverse remodeling or clinical improvement in patients undergoing cardiac resynchronization therapy
    Gregory 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
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  20. ncbi request reprint Reduced ventricular volumes and improved systolic function with cardiac resynchronization therapy: a randomized trial comparing simultaneous biventricular pacing, sequential biventricular pacing, and left ventricular pacing
    Rajni 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...
  21. ncbi request reprint Age and aneurysm position predict patterns of left ventricular dysfunction after subarachnoid hemorrhage
    Kiran 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...
  22. ncbi request reprint Predictors of neurocardiogenic injury after subarachnoid hemorrhage
    Poyee 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...
  23. ncbi request reprint 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 trial
    David 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...
  24. ncbi request reprint Association between phonocardiographic third and fourth heart sounds and objective measures of left ventricular function
    Gregory 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...
  25. ncbi request reprint Obese patients have lower B-type and atrial natriuretic peptide levels compared with nonobese
    Kiran 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...
  26. ncbi request reprint Effects of resynchronization therapy on cardiac function in pacemaker patients "upgraded" to biventricular devices
    Tamara 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...
  27. pmc Clinical significance of elevated B-type natriuretic peptide in patients with acute lung injury with or without right ventricular dilatation: an observational cohort study
    Magda Cepkova
    Cardiovascular Research Institute, University of California, San Francisco, CA, 94143, USA
    Ann Intensive Care 1:18. 2011
    ..abstract:..
  28. doi request reprint Accuracy of Doppler-estimated pulmonary vascular resistance in patients before liver transplantation
    Ramin 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...
  29. ncbi request reprint Clinical relevance of retrograde inferior vena cava or hepatic vein opacification during contrast-enhanced CT
    Benjamin 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...
  30. doi request reprint 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) study
    Jonathan C Hsu
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, 94143, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 59:2366-73. 2012
    ....
  31. ncbi request reprint Effects of intravenous levosimendan on human coronary vasomotor regulation, left ventricular wall stress, and myocardial oxygen uptake
    Andrew 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...
  32. ncbi request reprint 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
    ....
  33. doi request reprint Impaired regional left ventricular strain after repair of tetralogy of Fallot
    Karen 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...
  34. doi request reprint Right ventricular function, pulmonary pressure estimation, and clinical outcomes in cardiac resynchronization therapy
    Patricia Campbell
    Department of Cardiology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Circ Heart Fail 6:435-42. 2013
    ....
  35. ncbi request reprint Closed-chest cell injections into mouse myocardium guided by high-resolution echocardiography
    Matthew 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...
  36. ncbi request reprint Prospective validation of an echocardiographic index for determining the severity of chronic mitral regurgitation
    Liza 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...
  37. ncbi request reprint Isolated bundle branch block and left ventricular dysfunction
    Seung 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...
  38. ncbi request reprint New technique for measurement of left ventricular pressure in conscious mice
    Shinji 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...
  39. ncbi request reprint Clinical correlates and mortality of hemodynamically significant tricuspid regurgitation
    Carolyn 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...
  40. doi request reprint Anomalous origin of the left coronary artery from the pulmonary artery: a case series and brief review
    Andrew 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...
  41. ncbi request reprint Repeat transseptal catheterization after ablation for atrial fibrillation
    Gregory 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...
  42. ncbi request reprint Pulmonary dead space fraction and pulmonary artery systolic pressure as early predictors of clinical outcome in acute lung injury
    Magda Cepkova
    Department of Anesthesia, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Chest 132:836-42. 2007
    ....
  43. pmc The clinical pharmacology of intranasal l-methamphetamine
    John 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...
  44. pmc Closure of a para-valvular aortic leak: with the use of 2 AMPLATZER devices and real-time 2- and 3-dimensional transesophageal echocardiography
    Kurt 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...
  45. doi request reprint Echocardiographic predictors of single versus dual MitraClip device implantation and long-term reduction of mitral regurgitation after percutaneous repair
    Ehrin 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...
  46. doi request reprint CMR assessment of right ventricular function in patients with combined pulmonary stenosis and insufficiency after correction of tetralogy of Fallot
    Maureen 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...
  47. ncbi request reprint Pulmonary insufficiency is the nexus of late complications in tetralogy of Fallot
    David 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...
  48. pmc A longitudinal study of left ventricular function and structure from CKD to ESRD: the CRIC study
    Nisha 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...
  49. ncbi request reprint Impact of tricuspid regurgitation on long-term survival
    Jayant 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
    ....
  50. ncbi request reprint Effects of long-term biventricular stimulation for resynchronization on echocardiographic measures of remodeling
    Leslie 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...
  51. ncbi request reprint Harmonic imaging improves sensitivity at the expense of specificity in the detection of patent foramen ovale
    Durga 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...
  52. pmc The alpha(1A/C)- and alpha(1B)-adrenergic receptors are required for physiological cardiac hypertrophy in the double-knockout mouse
    Timothy 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...
  53. ncbi request reprint Recommendations for evaluation of the severity of native valvular regurgitation with two-dimensional and Doppler echocardiography
    William A Zoghbi
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 16:777-802. 2003
  54. ncbi request reprint Beating heart catheter-based edge-to-edge mitral valve procedure in a porcine model: efficacy and healing response
    James 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...
  55. ncbi request reprint Recommendations for chamber quantification
    Roberto 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...
  56. ncbi request reprint Demonstration of coronary artery flow using transthoracic Doppler echocardiography
    Ho 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
    ....
  57. ncbi request reprint Percutaneous mitral valve repair using the edge-to-edge technique: six-month results of the EVEREST Phase I Clinical Trial
    Ted 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)...
  58. ncbi request reprint Echocardiographic guidance and assessment of percutaneous repair for mitral regurgitation with the Evalve MitraClip: lessons learned from EVEREST I
    Frank 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...
  59. ncbi request reprint Correlation between right ventricular indices and clinical improvement in epoprostenol treated pulmonary hypertension patients
    Jayant 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...
  60. ncbi request reprint Anticoagulation during pregnancy
    Tasneem 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...
  61. ncbi request reprint Mitral valve hemodynamic effects of percutaneous edge-to-edge repair with the MitraClip device for mitral regurgitation
    Howard 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...
  62. ncbi request reprint 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 Competence
    Miguel A Quinones
    J Am Coll Cardiol 41:687-708. 2003
  63. ncbi request reprint 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 Ta
    Miguel A Quinones
    Circulation 107:1068-89. 2003
  64. ncbi request reprint 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 competence
    Miguel A Quinones
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 16:379-402. 2003
  65. ncbi request reprint Endovascular edge-to-edge mitral valve repair: short-term results in a porcine model
    Frederick 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...
  66. ncbi request reprint Multicenter automatic defibrillator implantation trial-cardiac resynchronization therapy (MADIT-CRT): design and clinical protocol
    Arthur 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)...
  67. ncbi request reprint 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 disease
    Daniel J Murphy
    J Am Coll Cardiol 46:1399-401. 2005
  68. ncbi request reprint Cardiac resynchronization therapy for the treatment of heart failure in patients with intraventricular conduction delay and malignant ventricular tachyarrhythmias
    Steven 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)...
  69. ncbi request reprint Epinephrine is required for normal cardiovascular responses to stress in the phenylethanolamine N-methyltransferase knockout mouse
    Xuping 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...
  70. ncbi request reprint New untwist on diastole: what goes around comes back
    Elyse Foster
    Circulation 113:2477-9. 2006
  71. ncbi request reprint Masses of the heart: perfusing the "good" from the bad
    Elyse Foster
    J Am Coll Cardiol 43:1420-2. 2004
  72. ncbi request reprint 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 Echocardiograph
    Roberto M Lang
    University of Chicago Hospitals, Chicago, IL, USA
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 18:1440-63. 2005

Research Grants1

  1. ACHA Research Symposium Adult Congenital Heart Disease
    Elyse 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. ..