Francis Q Almeda

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Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Pulmonic valvular stenosis in adults: diagnosis and treatment
    Francis Q Almeda
    Department of Medicine, Rush Presbyterian St Luke s Medical Center, Rush Heart Institute and Rush Medical College, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 60:546-57. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Inadvertent intracoronary stent extraction 10 months after implantation complicating cutting balloon angioplasty for in-stent restenosis
    Francis Q Almeda
    Rush Heart Institute, University Medical Center and Rush Medical College, Chicago, IL, USA
    Cardiovasc Radiat Med 4:160-3. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint Silent myocardial ischemia: concepts and controversies
    Francis Q Almeda
    Rush Presbyterian St Luke s Medical Center, Rush Heart Institute and Rush Medical College, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Am J Med 116:112-8. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Comparison of echocardiography using tissue harmonics and contrast harmonics with radionuclide angiography for the assessment of left ventricular function
    Francis Q Almeda
    Department of Internal Medicine, Section of Cardiology, Rush Presbyterian St Luke s Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Investig Med 51:366-72. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint Spontaneous coronary artery dissection
    Francis Q Almeda
    Rush Heart Institute, Rush University Medical Center and Rush Medical College, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Clin Cardiol 27:377-80. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Noncardiac applications of glycoprotein IIb/IIIa inhibitors
    Francis Q Almeda
    Section of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Rush University Medical Center, Rush Heart Institute and Rush Medical College, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 62:530-8. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Clinical and angiographic profile of patients with markedly elevated coronary calcium scores (>or=1000) detected by electron beam computed tomography
    Francis Q Almeda
    Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL, USA
    Cardiovasc Radiat Med 5:109-12. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Correlates of failure following treatment with Sr-90 beta irradiation for in-stent restenosis
    Francis Q Almeda
    Rush Heart Institute, Rush Presbyterian St Luke s Medical Center and Rush Medical College, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 59:176-83. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Management of a patient with ST segment elevation myocardial infarction immediately after successful coiling of a basilar tip aneurysm for a subarachnoid hemorrhage
    Francis Q Almeda
    Section of Cardiology, Rush Presbyterian St Luke s Medical Center, 1021 Jelke, 1653 W Congress Parkway, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    J Invasive Cardiol 16:166-7; discussion 167-8. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint The effect of percutaneous transmyocardial laser revascularization on left ventricular function in a porcine model of hibernating myocardium: a pilot study
    Francis Q Almeda
    Rush University Medical Center, Rush Heart Institute, and Rush Medical College, Chicago, IL, USA
    Cardiovasc Radiat Med 5:132-5. 2004

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Publications29

  1. ncbi request reprint Pulmonic valvular stenosis in adults: diagnosis and treatment
    Francis Q Almeda
    Department of Medicine, Rush Presbyterian St Luke s Medical Center, Rush Heart Institute and Rush Medical College, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 60:546-57. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Inadvertent intracoronary stent extraction 10 months after implantation complicating cutting balloon angioplasty for in-stent restenosis
    Francis Q Almeda
    Rush Heart Institute, University Medical Center and Rush Medical College, Chicago, IL, USA
    Cardiovasc Radiat Med 4:160-3. 2003
    ..The interventionist must be vigilant about this rare but serious complication when applying CBA in the treatment of ISR, particularly when an undersized or underdeployed stent is suspected...
  3. ncbi request reprint Silent myocardial ischemia: concepts and controversies
    Francis Q Almeda
    Rush Presbyterian St Luke s Medical Center, Rush Heart Institute and Rush Medical College, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Am J Med 116:112-8. 2004
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Comparison of echocardiography using tissue harmonics and contrast harmonics with radionuclide angiography for the assessment of left ventricular function
    Francis Q Almeda
    Department of Internal Medicine, Section of Cardiology, Rush Presbyterian St Luke s Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Investig Med 51:366-72. 2003
    ..Left ventricular ejection fraction (LVEF) is a significant predictor of morbidity and mortality; however, the optimal noninvasive modality for the quantitative determination of LVEF is not apparent...
  5. ncbi request reprint Spontaneous coronary artery dissection
    Francis Q Almeda
    Rush Heart Institute, Rush University Medical Center and Rush Medical College, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Clin Cardiol 27:377-80. 2004
    ..The decision to pursue medical management, percutaneous coronary intervention, or surgical revascularization is based primarily on the clinical presentation, extent of dissection, and amount of ischemic myocardium at risk...
  6. ncbi request reprint Noncardiac applications of glycoprotein IIb/IIIa inhibitors
    Francis Q Almeda
    Section of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Rush University Medical Center, Rush Heart Institute and Rush Medical College, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 62:530-8. 2004
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Clinical and angiographic profile of patients with markedly elevated coronary calcium scores (>or=1000) detected by electron beam computed tomography
    Francis Q Almeda
    Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL, USA
    Cardiovasc Radiat Med 5:109-12. 2004
    ..The objective of this study was to determine the clinical and angiographic profile of patients with extremely high coronary artery calcium scores (CACS; >or=1000) by electron beam computed tomography (EBCT)...
  8. ncbi request reprint Correlates of failure following treatment with Sr-90 beta irradiation for in-stent restenosis
    Francis Q Almeda
    Rush Heart Institute, Rush Presbyterian St Luke s Medical Center and Rush Medical College, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 59:176-83. 2003
    ..2; 95% CI = 2.6-382.7; P = 0.007) and final posttreatment MLD (P < 0.001). Ostial location of target lesion and smaller posttreatment MLD are correlated with subsequent death, MI, and TVR following therapy with Sr-90 for ISR...
  9. ncbi request reprint Management of a patient with ST segment elevation myocardial infarction immediately after successful coiling of a basilar tip aneurysm for a subarachnoid hemorrhage
    Francis Q Almeda
    Section of Cardiology, Rush Presbyterian St Luke s Medical Center, 1021 Jelke, 1653 W Congress Parkway, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    J Invasive Cardiol 16:166-7; discussion 167-8. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint The effect of percutaneous transmyocardial laser revascularization on left ventricular function in a porcine model of hibernating myocardium: a pilot study
    Francis Q Almeda
    Rush University Medical Center, Rush Heart Institute, and Rush Medical College, Chicago, IL, USA
    Cardiovasc Radiat Med 5:132-5. 2004
    ..We sought to determine the effect of PMR using the Eclipse System (Cardiogenesis) on left ventricular function in a porcine model of hibernating myocardium...
  11. ncbi request reprint Coronary revascularization in multivessel disease. Which is better, stents or surgery?
    Francis Q Almeda
    Rush Medical College, Rush University, Chicago, IL, USA
    Postgrad Med 118:11-7. 2005
    ..They address therapeutic issues surrounding proper selection of the optimal revascularization strategy and give special consideration to high-risk populations, such as patients with diabetes...
  12. ncbi request reprint Clinical and angiographic outcomes of cardiac transplant patients treated with intracoronary beta-radiation for in-stent restenosis: a case series
    Francis Q Almeda
    Rush University Medical Center, Rush Heart Institute and Rush Medical College, Chicago, IL, USA
    Cardiovasc Radiat Med 5:162-5. 2004
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  13. ncbi request reprint Visual assessment of procedural results following treatment with Sr-90 beta-radiation for instent restenosis
    Dave C Y Chua
    Rush Heart Institute, Rush Presbyterian St Luke s Medical Center, 1653 West Congress Parkway, Chicago, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Cardiovasc Radiat Med 3:133-7. 2002
    ....
  14. ncbi request reprint Clinical outcomes of patients treated with the cutting balloon and Sr-90 beta-irradiation for instent restenosis
    Francis Q Almeda
    Rush Heart Institute, Rush Presbyterian St Luke s Medical Center, 1021 Jelke, 1653 W Congress Parkway, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Cardiovasc Radiat Med 3:12-5. 2002
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  15. ncbi request reprint Predictors of late cardiac events following treatment with Sr-90 beta-irradiation for instent restenosis
    Dave C Y Chua
    Rush Heart Institute, Rush Presbyterian St Luke s Medical Center, 1653 West Congress Parkway, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Cardiovasc Radiat Med 4:7-11. 2003
    ....
  16. ncbi request reprint Intracoronary beta brachytherapy as a treatment option for high-risk refractory in-stent restenosis; Compassionate use
    Susie Kim
    Rush University Medical Center, Rush Heart Institute, and Rush Medical College, Chicago, IL, USA
    Cardiovasc Radiat Med 5:9-14. 2004
    ....
  17. ncbi request reprint Improved in-hospital outcomes in acute coronary syndromes (unstable angina/non-ST segment elevation myocardial infarction) despite similar TIMI risk scores
    Francis Q Almeda
    Rush Presbyterian St Luke s Medical Center, Rush Heart Institute, Chicago, IL, USA
    J Invasive Cardiol 15:502-6. 2003
    ....
  18. ncbi request reprint Frequency of abrupt vessel closure and side branch occlusion after percutaneous coronary intervention in a 6.5-year period (1994 to 2000) at a single medical center
    Francis Q Almeda
    Rush University Medical Center, Rush Heart Institute, and Rush Medical College, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Am J Cardiol 89:1151-5. 2002
    ..015). Thus, the incidence of AVC steadily decreased over the 6.5-year time period, and was associated with the increased use of stents and GPIs; conversely, SBO accounted for an increasing percentage of AVC over this time period...
  19. ncbi request reprint Cutting balloon angioplasty: to cut is to cure?
    Francis Q Almeda
    Rush Presbyterian St Luke s Medical Center, Rush Heart Institute, and Rush Medical College, Chicago, Illinios 60612, USA
    J Invasive Cardiol 14:725-7. 2002
  20. ncbi request reprint Alternative therapeutic strategies for patients with severe end-stage coronary artery disease not amenable to conventional revascularization
    Francis Q Almeda
    Rush Heart Institute, Rush Presbyterian St Luke s Medical Center and Rush Medical College, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 60:57-66. 2003
    ....
  21. ncbi request reprint Management of a patient with severe coronary artery disease and cardiogenic shock after prolonged cardiopulmonary resuscitation
    Francis Q Almeda
    Rush Heart Institute, Rush University Medical Center and Rush Medical College, Chicago, IL, USA
    J Invasive Cardiol 16:373-6. 2004
  22. ncbi request reprint Update on therapy for acute and chronic heart failure. Applying advances in outpatient management
    Francis Q Almeda
    Rush Presbyterian St Luke s Medical Center, Jelke Pavillon, Suite 1021, 1653 W Congress Pkwy, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Postgrad Med 113:36-8, 41-4, 47-8. 2003
    ..They review the benefits, risks, and myriad considerations that physicians need to assess before making choices about best medical management...
  23. ncbi request reprint Troponin T in acute coronary syndromes: mechanisms and management issues
    Francis Q Almeda
    J Am Coll Cardiol 39:1404-5; author reply 1405. 2002
  24. ncbi request reprint Mechanisms behind intracoronary radiation therapy failure
    Francis Q Almeda
    J Am Coll Cardiol 42:395-6; author reply 396. 2003
  25. ncbi request reprint Infective endocarditis due to Haemophilus aphrophilus treated with levofloxacin
    Francis Q Almeda
    Am J Med 113:702-4. 2002
  26. ncbi request reprint Clopidogrel (Plavix) desensitization: a case series
    Miguel G Camara
    Allergy and Asthma Family Clinic, Hinsdale Hospital, Hinsdale, IL 60521, USA
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 65:525-7. 2005
    ..Further studies enrolling a larger number of patients are indicated to confirm the safety and efficacy of this regimen...
  27. ncbi request reprint Troponin T in ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction: intriguing insights, unanswered questions
    Francis Q Almeda
    Crit Care Med 30:2385-7. 2002
  28. ncbi request reprint Partial anomalous pulmonary venous drainage of the superior left pulmonary vein into the innominate vein resulting in right ventricular failure
    Francis Q Almeda
    Am J Med 113:168-9. 2002
  29. ncbi request reprint Clopidogrel (Plavix) desensitization protocol
    Miguel G Camara
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 69:154. 2007