Fadi G Hage

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Affiliation: University of Alabama at Birmingham
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Blunting of the heart rate response to adenosine and regadenoson in relation to hyperglycemia and the metabolic syndrome
    Fadi G Hage
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    Am J Cardiol 105:839-43. 2010
  2. doi request reprint The relationship of left ventricular mechanical dyssynchrony and cardiac sympathetic denervation to potential sudden cardiac death events in systolic heart failure
    Fadi G Hage
    University of Alabama at Birmingham, Zeigler Research Building 1024, 703 19th Street South, Birmingham, AL, 35294, USA
    J Nucl Cardiol 21:78-85. 2014
  3. pmc The heart rate response to adenosine: a simple predictor of adverse cardiac outcomes in asymptomatic patients with type 2 diabetes
    Fadi G Hage
    University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA
    Int J Cardiol 167:2952-7. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Ovarian hormones and vascular disease
    Fadi G Hage
    Vascular Biology and Hypertension Program, Division of Cardiovascular Disease, Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, The University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    Curr Opin Cardiol 28:411-6. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Exercise stress tests for detecting myocardial ischemia in asymptomatic patients with diabetes mellitus
    Fadi G Hage
    University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA
    Am J Cardiol 112:14-20. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Outcomes of patients with chronic kidney disease and implantable cardiac defibrillator: primary versus secondary prevention
    Fadi G Hage
    Division of Cardiovascular Disease, Department of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, United States
    Int J Cardiol 165:113-6. 2013
  7. ncbi request reprint The role of C-reactive protein polymorphisms in inflammation and cardiovascular risk
    Fadi G Hage
    Department of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1530 3rd Avenue South, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    Curr Atheroscler Rep 11:124-30. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Differences in heart rate response to adenosine and regadenoson in patients with and without diabetes mellitus
    Fadi G Hage
    Department of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 35294 0006, USA
    Am Heart J 157:771-6. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint Adenosine-induced ST segment depression with normal perfusion
    Fadi G Hage
    Division of Cardiovascular Disease, Department of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    Cardiol J 16:121-6. 2009
  10. doi request reprint The scope of coronary heart disease in patients with chronic kidney disease
    Fadi G Hage
    University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 53:2129-40. 2009

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  1. doi request reprint Blunting of the heart rate response to adenosine and regadenoson in relation to hyperglycemia and the metabolic syndrome
    Fadi G Hage
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    Am J Cardiol 105:839-43. 2010
    ..These results suggest that factors that precede the development of DM may be associated with cardiac autonomic neuropathy and may help explain the contribution of hyperglycemia and MS to cardiovascular risk...
  2. doi request reprint The relationship of left ventricular mechanical dyssynchrony and cardiac sympathetic denervation to potential sudden cardiac death events in systolic heart failure
    Fadi G Hage
    University of Alabama at Birmingham, Zeigler Research Building 1024, 703 19th Street South, Birmingham, AL, 35294, USA
    J Nucl Cardiol 21:78-85. 2014
    ..This study examined the association of LV mechanical dyssynchrony and cardiac sympathetic denervation with potential SCD events in symptomatic patients with HF and reduced ejection fraction (HFrEF)...
  3. pmc The heart rate response to adenosine: a simple predictor of adverse cardiac outcomes in asymptomatic patients with type 2 diabetes
    Fadi G Hage
    University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA
    Int J Cardiol 167:2952-7. 2013
    ..We hypothesized that a blunted heart rate response (HRR, maximum percent change) to adenosine, a simple marker of cardiac autonomic neuropathy, will identify a cohort at higher cardiac risk...
  4. doi request reprint Ovarian hormones and vascular disease
    Fadi G Hage
    Vascular Biology and Hypertension Program, Division of Cardiovascular Disease, Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, The University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    Curr Opin Cardiol 28:411-6. 2013
    ..We reviewed recent literature on age-dependent effects of hormones (particularly estrogen) on the vasculature of women and the fundamental cellular/molecular mechanisms responsible for those effects...
  5. doi request reprint Exercise stress tests for detecting myocardial ischemia in asymptomatic patients with diabetes mellitus
    Fadi G Hage
    University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA
    Am J Cardiol 112:14-20. 2013
    ..In conclusion, in this large prospective study, asymptomatic DM participants had (1) more ischemia by exercise MPI than ECG, (2) more ischemia by MPI but not ECG than control group, and (3) ischemia by MPI was less in women than men...
  6. doi request reprint Outcomes of patients with chronic kidney disease and implantable cardiac defibrillator: primary versus secondary prevention
    Fadi G Hage
    Division of Cardiovascular Disease, Department of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, United States
    Int J Cardiol 165:113-6. 2013
    ..This study examined the association of outcomes with CKD in patients receiving an ICD for primary versus secondary prevention...
  7. ncbi request reprint The role of C-reactive protein polymorphisms in inflammation and cardiovascular risk
    Fadi G Hage
    Department of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1530 3rd Avenue South, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    Curr Atheroscler Rep 11:124-30. 2009
    ..This article reviews recent studies that address the relationship of CRP gene polymorphisms to inflammation and cardiovascular risk...
  8. doi request reprint Differences in heart rate response to adenosine and regadenoson in patients with and without diabetes mellitus
    Fadi G Hage
    Department of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 35294 0006, USA
    Am Heart J 157:771-6. 2009
    ..We hypothesized that the HR response will be lower in patients with than in those without diabetes mellitus (DM)...
  9. ncbi request reprint Adenosine-induced ST segment depression with normal perfusion
    Fadi G Hage
    Division of Cardiovascular Disease, Department of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    Cardiol J 16:121-6. 2009
    ..The long-term outcome of these patients is unknown...
  10. doi request reprint The scope of coronary heart disease in patients with chronic kidney disease
    Fadi G Hage
    University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 53:2129-40. 2009
    ....
  11. doi request reprint QT prolongation is an independent predictor of mortality in end-stage renal disease
    Fadi G Hage
    Division of Cardiovascular Disease, University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA
    Clin Cardiol 33:361-6. 2010
    ..Coronary artery disease (CAD) is the predominant cause of sudden cardiac death in the general population, and sudden cardiac death is the leading cause of mortality in end-stage renal disease (ESRD)...
  12. doi request reprint The prognostic value of the heart rate response to adenosine in relation to diabetes mellitus and chronic kidney disease
    Fadi G Hage
    Division of Cardiovascular Disease, University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA
    Am Heart J 162:356-62. 2011
    ..The objective of this study is to determine whether the heart rate response (HRR) to adenosine has an incremental prognostic value to MPI in high-risk patients...
  13. doi request reprint Correlation between serum cardiac markers and myocardial infarct size quantified by myocardial perfusion imaging in patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy after alcohol septal ablation
    Fadi G Hage
    Division of Cardiovascular Disease, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    Am J Cardiol 105:261-6. 2010
    ..CK continues to be a useful marker of MI size despite the introduction of newer, more specific markers, especially when infarct onset is known with certainty as in patients with HC undergoing ASA...
  14. doi request reprint The impact of viability assessment using myocardial perfusion imaging on patient management and outcome
    Fadi G Hage
    Division of Cardiovascular Disease, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Zeigler Research Building 1024, 1530 3rd Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    J Nucl Cardiol 17:378-89. 2010
    ..When myocardial perfusion imaging (MPI) is used, the analysis is often based on visual scoring. We sought to determine the value of automated quantitative viability analysis in guiding management and predicting outcome...
  15. pmc C-reactive protein-mediated vascular injury requires complement
    Fadi G Hage
    Vascular Biology and Hypertension Program, Division of Cardiovascular Disease, Department of Medicine, The University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Ala, USA
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 30:1189-95. 2010
    ..We now test the hypothesis that complement is required for this effect...
  16. ncbi request reprint Outcome of patients with adenosine-induced ST-segment depression but with normal perfusion on tomographic imaging
    Fadi G Hage
    The Division of Cardiovascular Disease, Department of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    Am J Cardiol 98:1009-11. 2006
    ..6%/year for coronary revascularization). Balanced ischemia could not be a common cause for discordant perfusion and ST response...
  17. doi request reprint A blunted heart rate response to regadenoson is an independent prognostic indicator in patients undergoing myocardial perfusion imaging
    Fadi G Hage
    Division of Cardiovascular Disease, University of Alabama at Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    J Nucl Cardiol 18:1086-94. 2011
    ..We hypothesized that the heart rate response (HRR) to regadenoson carries incremental prognostic information to that derived from perfusion pattern and left ventricular (LV) ejection fraction (EF)...
  18. ncbi request reprint C-reactive protein gene polymorphisms, C-reactive protein blood levels, and cardiovascular disease risk
    Fadi G Hage
    Department of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 50:1115-22. 2007
    ..Some of these variations are associated with clinical correlates of cardiovascular disease. If future studies can establish with certainty that CRP influences cardiovascular biology, then CRP gene profiling could have clinical utility...
  19. doi request reprint Subaortic stenosis missed by invasive hemodynamic assessment
    Fadi G Hage
    University of Alabama and Birmingham, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Division of Cardiology, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    Echocardiography 25:1007-10. 2008
    ..This is the first case in the literature of a patient with discrete subaortic stenosis missed by invasive hemodynamic assessment...
  20. ncbi request reprint Predictors of survival in patients with end-stage renal disease evaluated for kidney transplantation
    Fadi G Hage
    Division of Cardiovascular Disease, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    Am J Cardiol 100:1020-5. 2007
    ..In conclusion, left ventricular ejection fraction is a strong predictor of survival in patients with ESRD awaiting renal transplantation. Strategies to improve cardiac function or earlier renal transplantation deserve further studies...
  21. ncbi request reprint How much alcohol should we infuse in the coronary artery of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy patients?
    Raed Aqel
    Division of Cardiovascular Disease, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Birmingham, AL 35294 0007, USA
    J Invasive Cardiol 22:22-6. 2010
    ..This study sought to determine the amount of alcohol that is necessary to achieve clinical benefits of ASA...
  22. doi request reprint Serial evaluations of myocardial infarct size after alcohol septal ablation in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy and effects of the changes on clinical status and left ventricular outflow pressure gradients
    Raed A Aqel
    Division of Cardiovascular Disease, Department of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham and the Birmingham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    Am J Cardiol 101:1328-33. 2008
    ..There is a significant reduction in the perfusion abnormality late after ASA without an increase in LV outflow obstruction or recurrence of symptoms...
  23. pmc Exaggerated neointima formation in human C-reactive protein transgenic mice is IgG Fc receptor type I (Fc gamma RI)-dependent
    Dongqi Xing
    Vascular Biology and Hypertension Program, The University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    Am J Pathol 172:22-30. 2008
    ..The exaggerated response to vascular injury provoked by CRP in OVX CRPtg depends on Fc gamma RI and probably requires its expression by F4/80+ cells...
  24. doi request reprint Role of myocardial perfusion imaging in patients with end-stage renal disease undergoing coronary angiography
    Rajesh Venkataraman
    Division of Cardiovascular Disease, University of Alabama at Birmingham, AL, USA
    Am J Cardiol 102:1451-6. 2008
    ..Thus, MPI was a strong predictor of all-cause mortality in patients with ESRD. In conclusion, abnormal MPI results independently predicted worse survival and provided more powerful prognostic data than coronary angiography...
  25. doi request reprint Effect of alcohol-induced septal ablation on left atrial volume and ejection fraction assessed by real time three-dimensional transthoracic echocardiography in patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
    Fadi G Hage
    Division of Cardiovascular Disease, Department of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama 35294 0007, USA
    Echocardiography 25:784-9. 2008
    ..AISA results in clinical improvement in patients with HCM and in improvement of LA EF that is correlated with the decrease in the left ventricular outflow gradient...
  26. doi request reprint Relation between heart rate response to adenosine and mortality in patients with end-stage renal disease
    Rajesh Venkataraman
    University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA
    Am J Cardiol 103:1159-64. 2009
    ..5, 95% confidence interval 2.3 to 12.9, p = 0.0001). In conclusion, patients with ESRD had a blunted HR response to adenosine, and degree of blunting was strongly associated with all-cause mortality...
  27. doi request reprint Heart rate response to adenosine in patients with diabetes mellitus and normal myocardial perfusion imaging
    Paco E Bravo
    Division of Cardiovascular Disease, Department of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    Am J Cardiol 102:1103-6. 2008
    ..022). In conclusion, HR response to adenosine infusion is diminished in patients with DM with normal SPECT imaging results. This is likely due to cardiovascular autonomic neuropathy and may carry important prognostic information...
  28. doi request reprint The value of live/real time three-dimensional transesophageal echocardiography in the assessment of valvular vegetations
    Sachin Hansalia
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    Echocardiography 26:1264-73. 2009
    ..These preliminary results suggest the superiority of 3DTEE over 2DTEE in the evaluation of valvular vegetations and provide incremental knowledge that is useful to the cardiac surgeons...
  29. doi request reprint Endothelial cells overexpressing IL-8 receptor reduce cardiac remodeling and dysfunction following myocardial infarction
    Xiangmin Zhao
    Vascular Biology and Hypertension Program, Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Department of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama
    Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 305:H590-8. 2013
    ..Targeted delivery of ECs to infarcted hearts provides a potential novel strategy for the treatment of acute MI in humans...
  30. pmc Endothelial cells overexpressing interleukin-8 receptors reduce inflammatory and neointimal responses to arterial injury
    Dongqi Xing
    Department of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 703 19th Street S, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    Circulation 125:1533-41. 2012
    ..We tested the hypothesis that targeted delivery of ECs by overexpressing IL8RA and IL8RB receptors prevents inflammatory responses and promotes structural recovery of arteries after endoluminal injury...
  31. doi request reprint Live/Real time three-dimensional transthoracic echocardiographic assessment of pericardial disease
    Carlos Martinez Hernandez
    Division of Cardiovascular Disease, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    Echocardiography 26:1250-63. 2009
    ..These preliminary results suggest the superiority of 3DTTE over 2DTTE in the evaluation of pericardial diseases and that it provides incremental knowledge to the echocardiographer...
  32. ncbi request reprint Percutaneous aortic valvuloplasty as a bridge to a high-risk percutaneous coronary intervention
    Raed A Aqel
    Birmingham VA Medical Center, Birmingham, AL, USA
    J Invasive Cardiol 19:E238-41. 2007
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  33. doi request reprint Implications of left bundle branch block in patient treatment
    Vineet Kumar
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    Am J Cardiol 111:291-300. 2013
    ..Restoration of synchrony by biventricular pacing can improve symptoms and longevity in carefully selected patients. The diagnostic, prognostic, and therapeutic implications of LBBB across this spectrum are discussed in this review...
  34. pmc cGMP inhibits TGF-beta signaling by sequestering Smad3 with cytosolic beta2-tubulin in pulmonary artery smooth muscle cells
    Kaizheng Gong
    Department of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama 35294, USA
    Mol Endocrinol 25:1794-803. 2011
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  35. ncbi request reprint Left ventricular collapse secondary to pericardial effusion treated with pericardicentesis and percutaneous pericardiotomy in severe pulmonary hypertension
    Raed A Aqel
    Division of Cardiovascular Disease, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    Echocardiography 25:658-61. 2008
    ..Our case is one of the first cases described in the literature of LV diastolic collapse in the setting of severe pulmonary hypertension treated successfully with pericardiocentesis and percutaneous balloon pericardiotomy...
  36. doi request reprint Alcohol septal ablation in a young patient after aortic valve replacement
    Fadi G Hage
    Division of Cardiovascular Disease, University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL, USA
    Echocardiography 26:291-4. 2009
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  37. doi request reprint Usefulness of three posterior chest leads for the detection of posterior wall acute myocardial infarction
    Raed A Aqel
    Birmingham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Division of Cardiology, and University of Alabama at Birmingham, Department of Medicine, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    Am J Cardiol 103:159-64. 2009
    ..This information may enhance the detection of posterior MI in the emergency department and potentially facilitate early institution of reperfusion therapy...
  38. pmc Effect of ranolazine on left ventricular dyssynchrony in patients with coronary artery disease
    Rajesh Venkataraman
    Division of Cardiovascular Disease, University of Alabama at Birmingham, AL, USA
    Am J Cardiol 110:1440-5. 2012
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  39. doi request reprint Regadenoson: a focused update
    Gopal Ghimire
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 318 LHRH, 1900, University Blvd, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    J Nucl Cardiol 20:284-8. 2013
    ..We will briefly summarize these recent reports here in a focused update on the use of regadenoson for MPI...
  40. doi request reprint Impact of left ventricular dyssynchrony by phase analysis on cardiovascular outcomes in patients with end-stage renal disease
    Wael Aljaroudi
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294 0006, USA
    J Nucl Cardiol 17:1058-64. 2010
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  41. ncbi request reprint Hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy in liver transplant patients
    Fadi G Hage
    University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA
    Cardiol J 15:74-9. 2008
    ..Both patients had a good clinical outcome and we argue that ASA in HOCM patients should be driven by symptom onset, and that in the asymptomatic patient it can be safely deferred until after liver transplantation...
  42. ncbi request reprint Inhibiting C-reactive protein for the treatment of cardiovascular disease: promising evidence from rodent models
    Alexander J Szalai
    Division of Clinical Immunology and Rheumatology, Department of Medicine, The University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1825 University Boulevard, SHEL 214, Birmingham, AL 35294 2182, USA
    Mediators Inflamm 2014:353614. 2014
    ..CRP specific ASOs might pave the way towards a placebo-controlled trial that could clarify the role of CRP in cardiovascular disease. ..
  43. doi request reprint Echocardiographic evaluation of calcific aortic stenosis in the older adult
    Ayodeji Adegunsoye
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama Section of Cardiology, Birmingham Veteran s Administration Medical Center, Birmingham, Alabama
    Echocardiography 28:117-29. 2011
    ..The value of real time three-dimensional real time echocardiography in the assessment and management of aortic stenosis in older adults is emphasized...
  44. pmc Endothelial cell transfusion ameliorates endothelial dysfunction in 5/6 nephrectomized rats
    Maricica Pacurari
    Vascular Biology and Hypertension Program, Division of Cardiovascular Disease, Department of Medicine, The University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama and
    Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 305:H1256-64. 2013
    ..These results suggest that EC-based therapy could provide a novel therapeutic strategy to improve vascular function in chronic kidney disease. ..
  45. doi request reprint Relation of left-ventricular dyssynchrony by phase analysis of gated SPECT images and cardiovascular events in patients with implantable cardiac defibrillators
    Wael A AlJaroudi
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Department of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 318 LHRB, 1900 University Blvd, Birmingham, AL 35294 0006, USA
    J Nucl Cardiol 17:398-404. 2010
    ..This study examined the relation between the degree of dyssynchrony and outcome in patients with implantable cardiac defibrillators (ICDs)...
  46. doi request reprint Real time three-dimensional echocardiography for the evaluation of cardiomyopathy
    Fadi G Hage
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama 35249, USA
    Echocardiography 29:76-87. 2012
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  47. doi request reprint The role of echocardiography in the evaluation and management of aortic stenosis in the older adult
    Fadi G Hage
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35249, USA
    Int J Cardiol 155:39-48. 2012
    ..Recent innovations in the percutaneous treatment of valvular diseases promise a revolution in the treatment of aortic stenosis especially in older adults...
  48. doi request reprint Usefulness of live/real time three-dimensional transthoracic echocardiography in evaluation of prosthetic valve function
    Preeti Singh
    Division of Cardiovascular Disease, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    Echocardiography 26:1236-49. 2009
    ..These preliminary results suggest the superiority of 3DTTE over 2DTTE in the evaluation of PVs and that it provides incremental knowledge to the echocardiographer...
  49. ncbi request reprint Estrogen effects on vascular inflammation are age dependent: role of estrogen receptors
    Meaghan R Bowling
    From the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility M R B, Vascular Biology and Hypertension Program, Division of Cardiovascular Disease D X, Y F C, S O, F G H, Division of Clinical Immunology and Rheumatology A J S, Department of Medicine, and the School of Medicine A K, University of Alabama at Birmingham and Section of Cardiology, Birmingham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, AL F G H
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 34:1477-85. 2014
    ..In contrast, randomized trials of menopausal hormones performed in older women have shown harm or no cardiovascular benefit. We hypothesize that E2 effects on vascular inflammation are age dependent...
  50. ncbi request reprint Transthoracic echocardiography guided procedures in the catheterization laboratory
    Raed A Aqel
    Division of Cardiovascular Disease, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1530 3rd Avenue S, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    Echocardiography 24:1000-7. 2007
  51. doi request reprint Have the renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system perturbations in cardiovascular disease been exhausted?
    Sulaf J Mansur
    Jefferson Clinic PC, Birmingham, AL, USA
    Curr Cardiol Rep 12:450-63. 2010
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  52. ncbi request reprint Real-time three-dimensional echocardiography: a current view of what echocardiography can provide?
    Fadi G Hage
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Heart Station SW S102, 619 19th Street South, Birmingham, AL 35249, USA
    Indian Heart J 61:146-55. 2009
    ..In this State of the Art Paper we will provide an overview of three dimensional echocardiography and specific indications in which it has incremental value over traditional 2-dimensional echocardiography...
  53. ncbi request reprint The effect of bone marrow mononuclear stem cell therapy on left ventricular function and myocardial perfusion
    Kamel Sadat
    Division of Cardiovascular Disease, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Lyons Harrison Research Building 314, 1900 University Blvd, Birmingham, AL, 35294, USA
    J Nucl Cardiol 21:351-67. 2014
    ..We performed a meta-analysis to examine the association between administration of BMC and LV functional recovery as assessed by imaging...
  54. doi request reprint The incremental value of three-dimensional transthoracic echocardiography in adult congenital heart disease
    Steven Bleich
    Division of Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA
    Echocardiography 30:483-94. 2013
    ..This review article will address the benefit of utilizing 3D TTE for proper characterization of different types of CHD in the adult and as a guide to appropriate treatment...
  55. pmc Transforming growth factor-β inhibits myocardial PPARγ expression in pressure overload-induced cardiac fibrosis and remodeling in mice
    Kaizheng Gong
    Vascular Biology and Hypertension Program, Department of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    J Hypertens 29:1810-9. 2011
    ..This study tested the hypothesis that there is a functional interaction between transforming growth factor-β (TGF-β) signaling and endogenous PPARγ expression in cardiac fibroblasts and pressure overloaded heart...
  56. ncbi request reprint Three-dimensional balloon catheter sizing identifies significant underdeployed stents using conventional methods in renal artery interventions
    Raed A Aqel
    Birmingham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    J Invasive Cardiol 20:270-6. 2008
    ..We tested the hypothesis that optimal stent deployment during renal artery interventions can be achieved using the Metricath (MC) system, a balloon-catheter sizing device...
  57. doi request reprint Renal artery fibromuscular dysplasia is a cause of refractory hypertension in the elderly
    Raed Aqel
    Division of Cardiovascular Disease, University of Alabama at Birmingham UAB, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    Echocardiography 26:109-10. 2009
    ..Renal artery FMD should be included in the differential diagnosis of refractory hypertension even in older patients since recognizing and treating this condition will add favorably to the outcome of these patients...
  58. doi request reprint Real time three-dimensional transthoracic echocardiography in congenital heart disease
    Fadi G Hage
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, University of Alabama at Birmingham, AL 35249, USA
    Echocardiography 29:220-31. 2012
    ..In this review, we summarize the applications of 3D echocardiography in evaluating patients with CHD...
  59. doi request reprint Re-stenosis after drug-eluting stents in cardiac allograft vasculopathy
    Raed A Aqel
    Division of Cardiovascular Disease, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Alabama 35294, USA
    J Heart Lung Transplant 27:610-5. 2008
    ..Limited data have shown favorable results with drug-eluting stents (DES). This study examines the rate of re-stenosis for DES in CAV as well as predictors for its occurrence...
  60. doi request reprint Serial myocardial perfusion imaging: defining a significant change and targeting management decisions
    Ami E Iskandrian
    Division of Cardiovascular Disease, Department of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama Electronic address
    JACC Cardiovasc Imaging 7:79-96. 2014
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