Catalin Toma

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Affiliation: University of Pittsburgh
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Positive effect of darbepoetin on peri-infarction remodeling in a porcine model of myocardial ischemia-reperfusion
    Catalin Toma
    Cardiovascular Institute, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Scaife Hall S559, 200 Lothrop Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Mol Cell Cardiol 43:130-6. 2007
  2. doi request reprint Impact of anemia on platelet response to clopidogrel in patients undergoing percutaneous coronary stenting
    Catalin Toma
    Heart and Vascular Institute, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pennsylvania, USA
    Am J Cardiol 109:1148-53. 2012
  3. pmc Vascular endoluminal delivery of mesenchymal stem cells using acoustic radiation force
    Catalin Toma
    Center for Ultrasound Molecular Imaging and Therapeutics, University of Pittsburgh and University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Tissue Eng Part A 17:1457-64. 2011
  4. pmc Fate of culture-expanded mesenchymal stem cells in the microvasculature: in vivo observations of cell kinetics
    Catalin Toma
    Cardiovascular Institute, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Circ Res 104:398-402. 2009
  5. pmc Biodegradable elastic patch plasty ameliorates left ventricular adverse remodeling after ischemia-reperfusion injury: a preclinical study of a porous polyurethane material in a porcine model
    Ryotaro Hashizume
    McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 146:391-9.e1. 2013
  6. pmc Acoustic radiation force for vascular cell therapy: in vitro validation
    Mehmet Kaya
    Center for Ultrasound Molecular Imaging and Therapeutics, Heart and Vascular Institute, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Ultrasound Med Biol 38:1989-97. 2012
  7. pmc Benefit of long-term dual anti-platelet therapy in patients treated with drug-eluting stents: from the NHLBI dynamic registry
    Suresh R Mulukutla
    University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Am J Cardiol 111:486-92. 2013
  8. ncbi request reprint Effect of coronary occlusion on intracardiac electrogram morphology
    G Stuart Mendenhall
    Heart and Vascular Institute of the University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Europace 14:1524-31. 2012
  9. ncbi request reprint Improved cell survival in infarcted myocardium using a novel combination transmyocardial laser and cell delivery system
    Amit N Patel
    Center for Cardiac Cell Therapy Heart Lung Esophageal Surgical Institute, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Cell Transplant 16:899-905. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Optical coherence tomography for characterization of cardiac allograft vasculopathy after heart transplantation (OCTCAV study)
    Sameer J Khandhar
    Heart and Vascular Institute, Center for Quality, Outcomes, and Research, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    J Heart Lung Transplant 32:596-602. 2013

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Publications13

  1. ncbi request reprint Positive effect of darbepoetin on peri-infarction remodeling in a porcine model of myocardial ischemia-reperfusion
    Catalin Toma
    Cardiovascular Institute, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Scaife Hall S559, 200 Lothrop Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Mol Cell Cardiol 43:130-6. 2007
    ..Although the infarct size was not reduced, there was a limited decrease in interstitial fibrosis, increased capillary area and regional functional improvement in darbepoetin-treated animals...
  2. doi request reprint Impact of anemia on platelet response to clopidogrel in patients undergoing percutaneous coronary stenting
    Catalin Toma
    Heart and Vascular Institute, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pennsylvania, USA
    Am J Cardiol 109:1148-53. 2012
    ..5 ± 35.5 vs 145.0 ± 14.2 PRUs, p <0.05, respectively). In conclusion, anemia is an important contributor to apparent HRPR on clopidogrel and may explain some of the intraindividual variability of platelet aggregation testing...
  3. pmc Vascular endoluminal delivery of mesenchymal stem cells using acoustic radiation force
    Catalin Toma
    Center for Ultrasound Molecular Imaging and Therapeutics, University of Pittsburgh and University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Tissue Eng Part A 17:1457-64. 2011
    ..This approach may be used for endoluminal cellular paving and could provide a powerful tool for cell-based re-endothelialization of injured arterial segments...
  4. pmc Fate of culture-expanded mesenchymal stem cells in the microvasculature: in vivo observations of cell kinetics
    Catalin Toma
    Cardiovascular Institute, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Circ Res 104:398-402. 2009
    ..Despite their deformability, intraarterially delivered MSCs entrap at the precapillary level because of their large size, with a small proportion of surviving MSCs integrating in a perivascular niche...
  5. pmc Biodegradable elastic patch plasty ameliorates left ventricular adverse remodeling after ischemia-reperfusion injury: a preclinical study of a porous polyurethane material in a porcine model
    Ryotaro Hashizume
    McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 146:391-9.e1. 2013
    ..The objective of this study was to investigate the potential for biodegradable, elastomeric patch implantation to positively alter the remodeling process after MI in a porcine model...
  6. pmc Acoustic radiation force for vascular cell therapy: in vitro validation
    Mehmet Kaya
    Center for Ultrasound Molecular Imaging and Therapeutics, Heart and Vascular Institute, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Ultrasound Med Biol 38:1989-97. 2012
    ..For the highest time-averaged ultrasound intensity of 6.60 W/cm², the temperature increase was 11.6 ± 1.3°C...
  7. pmc Benefit of long-term dual anti-platelet therapy in patients treated with drug-eluting stents: from the NHLBI dynamic registry
    Suresh R Mulukutla
    University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Am J Cardiol 111:486-92. 2013
    ..In conclusion, at 12 and 24 months after DES implantation, continued use of DAPT was associated with lower 4-year risk for death and myocardial infarction...
  8. ncbi request reprint Effect of coronary occlusion on intracardiac electrogram morphology
    G Stuart Mendenhall
    Heart and Vascular Institute of the University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Europace 14:1524-31. 2012
    ..The aim of the current study was to examine the effect of total occlusions in the major coronary artery distributions on the IKG...
  9. ncbi request reprint Improved cell survival in infarcted myocardium using a novel combination transmyocardial laser and cell delivery system
    Amit N Patel
    Center for Cardiac Cell Therapy Heart Lung Esophageal Surgical Institute, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Cell Transplant 16:899-905. 2007
    ..Further long-term functional and differentiation analysis will be required to evaluate the efficacy for future clinical translation...
  10. ncbi request reprint Optical coherence tomography for characterization of cardiac allograft vasculopathy after heart transplantation (OCTCAV study)
    Sameer J Khandhar
    Heart and Vascular Institute, Center for Quality, Outcomes, and Research, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    J Heart Lung Transplant 32:596-602. 2013
    ..This study explored the utility of OCT in cardiac transplantation for the detection and characterization of early changes associated with coronary allograft vasculopathy (CAV)...
  11. doi request reprint Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation for advanced refractory shock in acute and chronic cardiomyopathy
    Christian A Bermudez
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Cardiovascular Institute, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 92:2125-31. 2011
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  12. ncbi request reprint Cell therapy in the heart: cell production, transplantation, and applications
    Kevin S Cahill
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Florida School of Medicine, Gainesville, USA
    Methods Mol Biol 219:73-81. 2003
  13. ncbi request reprint Human mesenchymal stem cells differentiate to a cardiomyocyte phenotype in the adult murine heart
    Catalin Toma
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Circulation 105:93-8. 2002
    ..We investigated the potential of human mesenchymal stem cells (hMSCs) from adult bone marrow to undergo myogenic differentiation once transplanted into the adult murine myocardium...