Jose A Tallaj

Summary

Affiliation: University of Alabama at Birmingham
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Total lymphoid irradiation in heart transplantation: long-term efficacy and survival--an 18-year experience
    Jose A Tallaj
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Department of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    Transplantation 92:1159-64. 2011
  2. ncbi request reprint Post-heart transplant diastolic dysfunction is a risk factor for mortality
    Jose A Tallaj
    Department of Cardiovascular Disease, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama Department of Medicine, Birmingham VA Medical Center, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 50:1064-9. 2007
  3. doi request reprint Safety and efficacy of ibutilide in heart transplant recipients
    Jose A Tallaj
    Division of Cardiovascular Disease, Section of Heart Failure, Transplantation and Pulmonary Vascular Disease, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    J Heart Lung Transplant 28:505-7. 2009
  4. ncbi request reprint Response of doxorubicin-induced cardiomyopathy to the current management strategy of heart failure
    Jose A Tallaj
    Department of Medicine, Birmingham VA Medical Center, Birmingham, Alabama 35294, USA
    J Heart Lung Transplant 24:2196-201. 2005
  5. doi request reprint Balancing rejection and infection with respect to age, race, and gender: clues acquired from 17 years of cardiac transplantation data
    James F George
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama 35294 0007, USA
    J Heart Lung Transplant 29:966-72. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Minimizing infection and rejection death: clues acquired from 19 years of multi-institutional cardiac transplantation data
    James F George
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Alabama 35294, USA
    J Heart Lung Transplant 30:151-7. 2011
  7. ncbi request reprint The impact of arrhythmias in acute heart failure
    Raymond L Benza
    University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama 35294, USA
    J Card Fail 10:279-84. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Device related infections: are we making progress?
    William L Holman
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    J Card Surg 25:478-83. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Improvement in 2-year survival for ventricular assist device patients after implementation of an intensive surveillance protocol
    Salpy V Pamboukian
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, The University of Alabama at Birmingham, Alabama 35294, USA
    J Heart Lung Transplant 30:879-87. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Use of retrospectively gated CT angiography to diagnose systolic LVAD inflow obstruction
    Deepak Acharya
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Radiology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama 35294, USA
    ASAIO J 59:542-6. 2013

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Publications27

  1. doi request reprint Total lymphoid irradiation in heart transplantation: long-term efficacy and survival--an 18-year experience
    Jose A Tallaj
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Department of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    Transplantation 92:1159-64. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study is to evaluate the long-term risks and efficacy of TLI in the treatment of rejection...
  2. ncbi request reprint Post-heart transplant diastolic dysfunction is a risk factor for mortality
    Jose A Tallaj
    Department of Cardiovascular Disease, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama Department of Medicine, Birmingham VA Medical Center, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 50:1064-9. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the incidence and prognostic implication of diastolic dysfunction (DD) occurring in the first year after transplant...
  3. doi request reprint Safety and efficacy of ibutilide in heart transplant recipients
    Jose A Tallaj
    Division of Cardiovascular Disease, Section of Heart Failure, Transplantation and Pulmonary Vascular Disease, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    J Heart Lung Transplant 28:505-7. 2009
    ..Ibutilide treatment was successful in all patients, with the arrhythmia recurring early in 1 patient. There were no complications...
  4. ncbi request reprint Response of doxorubicin-induced cardiomyopathy to the current management strategy of heart failure
    Jose A Tallaj
    Department of Medicine, Birmingham VA Medical Center, Birmingham, Alabama 35294, USA
    J Heart Lung Transplant 24:2196-201. 2005
    ..Historically, D-induced cardiomyopathy (CMP) has been refractory to therapy. We report our experience with this form of CMP at the University of Alabama at Birmingham...
  5. doi request reprint Balancing rejection and infection with respect to age, race, and gender: clues acquired from 17 years of cardiac transplantation data
    James F George
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama 35294 0007, USA
    J Heart Lung Transplant 29:966-72. 2010
    ..The contribution of demographic factors, especially age at the time of transplantation to morbidity and mortality due to rejection and infection, is much less well understood...
  6. doi request reprint Minimizing infection and rejection death: clues acquired from 19 years of multi-institutional cardiac transplantation data
    James F George
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Alabama 35294, USA
    J Heart Lung Transplant 30:151-7. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study was to estimate the relationship of age, race and gender to rejection and infection across time with respect to age at time of transplant, year of transplantation and immunosuppressive era...
  7. ncbi request reprint The impact of arrhythmias in acute heart failure
    Raymond L Benza
    University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama 35294, USA
    J Card Fail 10:279-84. 2004
    ..Arrhythmias are common in chronic heart failure and affect outcomes. The incidence and significance of new arrhythmias in acute heart failure, however, are largely unknown...
  8. ncbi request reprint Device related infections: are we making progress?
    William L Holman
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    J Card Surg 25:478-83. 2010
    ..It is crucial that we continue...
  9. doi request reprint Improvement in 2-year survival for ventricular assist device patients after implementation of an intensive surveillance protocol
    Salpy V Pamboukian
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, The University of Alabama at Birmingham, Alabama 35294, USA
    J Heart Lung Transplant 30:879-87. 2011
    ..Historically, 2-year survival after VAD implant has been sub-optimal, and no patient management algorithms have been formally tested to determine their effect on 2-year survival...
  10. doi request reprint Use of retrospectively gated CT angiography to diagnose systolic LVAD inflow obstruction
    Deepak Acharya
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Radiology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama 35294, USA
    ASAIO J 59:542-6. 2013
    ..We describe the techniques and role of retrospective gating and discuss functional assessment by CT as well as future applications...
  11. doi request reprint Gastrointestinal bleeding in patients with ventricular assist devices is highest immediately after implantation
    Joshua B French
    Graduate Medical Education, Department of Medicine, The University of Alabama of Birmingham, Internal Medicine Residency Training Program, BDB 327, 1720 2nd Ave South, Birmingham, AL 35294 0012, USA
    ASAIO J 59:480-5. 2013
    ..The actuarial risk of initial GIB events peaks in the first 3 months after VAD implantation followed by a stable lower risk of bleeding. The hazard for recurrent GIB events is substantially increased immediately after the initial GIB...
  12. doi request reprint Bradycardia and syncope as a presentation of cardiac allograft rejection involving the conducting system
    Carrie S Knight
    Department of Pathology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA
    Cardiovasc Pathol 19:117-20. 2010
    ..We postulate that aggressive therapy for rejection and pacemaker placement may result in improved survival in heart transplant recipients with this clinical presentation...
  13. doi request reprint Comparison of observed survival after ventricular assist device placement versus predicted survival without assist device using the Seattle heart failure model
    Salpy V Pamboukian
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 35294, USA
    ASAIO J 58:93-7. 2012
    ..The model is best applied to more stable patients being considered for elective VAD implantation...
  14. doi request reprint Treprostinil-based therapy in the treatment of moderate-to-severe pulmonary arterial hypertension: long-term efficacy and combination with bosentan
    Raymond L Benza
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 321 THT, 1900 University Blvd, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    Chest 134:139-45. 2008
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  15. ncbi request reprint Multi-organ transplantation: is there a protective effect against acute and chronic rejection?
    Laura J Pinderski
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, University of Alabama, Birmingham, Alabama 35294 0006, USA
    J Heart Lung Transplant 24:1828-33. 2005
    ..This study was undertaken to evaluate acute and chronic heart and/or lung rejection in the setting of multiple-transplanted organs from the same donor compared with single-organ transplantation...
  16. ncbi request reprint Invasive monitoring in patients with heart failure
    Saima Husain
    Division of Cardiovascular Disease, Department of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 311 THT, 1900 University Boulevard, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    Curr Cardiol Rep 11:159-66. 2009
    ..With improved ability to accurately assess and monitor filling pressures, clinicians can more precisely adjust therapy with the goal of improving patient symptoms and possibly outcomes...
  17. pmc Alterations in the fibrinolytic cascade post-transplant: evidence of a bimodal expression pattern
    Raymond L Benza
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiovascular Disease, School of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama 35294 0006, USA
    J Heart Lung Transplant 26:494-7. 2007
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  18. ncbi request reprint Implantable hemodynamic monitors
    Jose A Tallaj
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiovascular Disease, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    Heart Fail Clin 5:261-70. 2009
    ..This article reviews the implantable hemodynamics monitors currently available...
  19. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of bosentan in a small cohort of adult patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension related to congenital heart disease
    Raymond L Benza
    Tinsley Harrison Towers, Room 328A, 1900 University Blvd, Birmingham, AL 35294 0006, USA
    Chest 129:1009-15. 2006
    ..This study was designed to assess the tolerability and efficacy of the oral endothelin receptor antagonist bosentan in adult patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) related to congenital heart disease (CHD)...
  20. doi request reprint Use of gated cardiac computed tomography angiography in the assessment of left ventricular assist device dysfunction
    Deepak Acharya
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Department of Surgery, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama 35294, USA
    ASAIO J 57:32-7. 2011
    ..Computed tomography angiography is a noninvasive method that enhances diagnostic evaluation of patients with suspected LVAD dysfunction and can lead to changes in patient management...
  21. ncbi request reprint Managing device infections: are we progressing or is infection an insurmountable obstacle?
    William L Holman
    Department of Surgery, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham AL, USA
    ASAIO J 51:452-5. 2005
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  22. doi request reprint Use of an intraperitoneal ventricular assist device with a polytetrafluoroethylene barrier decreases infections
    William L Holman
    Department of Surgery, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama 35294 0007, USA
    J Heart Lung Transplant 27:268-71. 2008
    ..Infection rates for ventricular assist devices (VADs) are improving but the presence of infections remains problematic. Intraperitoneal pump placement may decrease the rate of infection...
  23. ncbi request reprint Left ventricular eccentric remodeling and matrix loss are mediated by bradykinin and precede cardiomyocyte elongation in rats with volume overload
    Thomas D Ryan
    Department of Physiology, Division of Cardiovascular Disease, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama 35294 2180, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 49:811-21. 2007
    ..We hypothesized that left ventricular (LV) remodeling and matrix loss in volume overload (VO) are mediated by bradykinin (BK) and exacerbated by chronic angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibition...
  24. doi request reprint Arrhythmias in Fabry cardiomyopathy
    Deepak Acharya
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    Clin Cardiol 35:738-40. 2012
    ..Prior studies suggest that the incidence of ventricular arrhythmias is high in patients with Fabry cardiomyopathy. This study evaluated the incidence of significant arrhythmias in a series of patients with Fabry cardiomyopathy...
  25. doi request reprint Implantable hemodynamic monitors
    Jose A Tallaj
    University of Alabama at Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    Cardiol Clin 29:289-99. 2011
    ..This article reviews the implantable hemodynamics monitors currently available...
  26. ncbi request reprint Xenograft calcification in Reiter's syndrome
    J Harrison Howard
    Departments of Surgery, Birmingham Veterans Administration Medical Center, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294 0007, USA
    J Heart Valve Dis 16:159-61. 2007
    ..Based on this experience, it is suggested that echocardiographic evaluations be scheduled more frequently than usual if a bioprosthetic rather than mechanical valve is chosen for a patient with Reiter's syndrome...
  27. ncbi request reprint Re-stenosis of a sirolimus-coated stent in a heart transplant recipient with allograft vasculopathy
    Raed Aqel
    Division of Cardiovascular Disease, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    J Heart Lung Transplant 24:1444. 2005
    ..Three months later he presented with dyspnea on exertion, and a repeat left heart catheterization demonstrated a focal area of in-stent stenosis in the proximal stent, which was treated with a cutting balloon...