Richard A Grimm

Summary

Affiliation: Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Shorter AV delays provide improved echocardiographic hemodynamics during exercise in patients receiving cardiac resynchronization therapy
    Richard A Grimm
    Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, The Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 32:457-65. 2009
  2. doi request reprint Incremental prognostic value of diastolic dysfunction in low risk patients undergoing echocardiography: beyond Framingham score
    Wael A AlJaroudi
    Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Heart and Vascular Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH, USA
    Int J Cardiovasc Imaging 29:1441-50. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Impact of longitudinal cardiac rotation on mitral and tricuspid atrioventricular annular diastolic motion
    Zoran B Popovic
    Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Heart and Vascular Institute, Cleveland Clinic, 9500 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Circ Cardiovasc Imaging 3:368-74. 2010
  4. ncbi request reprint Frank-Starling mechanism contributes modestly to ventricular performance during atrial fibrillation
    Zoran B Popovic
    Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Ohio 44195, USA
    Heart Rhythm 1:482-9. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Slow rate during AF improves ventricular performance by reducing sensitivity to cycle length irregularity
    Zoran B Popovic
    Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Ohio 44195, USA
    Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 283:H2706-13. 2002
  6. pmc Non-invasive assessment of left ventricular relaxation during atrial fibrillation using mitral flow propagation velocity
    Junko Asada-Kamiguchi
    Section of Cardiovascular Imaging, Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Eur J Echocardiogr 10:826-32. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Impact of mitral regurgitation on reverse remodeling and outcome in patients undergoing cardiac resynchronization therapy
    David Verhaert
    Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Circ Cardiovasc Imaging 5:21-6. 2012
  8. doi request reprint The QRS narrowing index predicts reverse left ventricular remodeling following cardiac resynchronization therapy
    John Rickard
    Heart and Vascular Institute, Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 34:604-11. 2011
  9. ncbi request reprint The pseudorestrictive pattern of transmitral Doppler flow pattern after conversion of atrial fibrillation to sinus rhythm: is atrial or ventricular dysfunction to blame?
    Hirotsugu Yamada
    Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 17:813-8. 2004
  10. doi request reprint Opposing wall mechanics are significantly influenced by longitudinal cardiac rotation in the assessment of ventricular dyssynchrony
    Karen P Phillips
    Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    JACC Cardiovasc Imaging 2:379-86. 2009

Detail Information

Publications56

  1. doi request reprint Shorter AV delays provide improved echocardiographic hemodynamics during exercise in patients receiving cardiac resynchronization therapy
    Richard A Grimm
    Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, The Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 32:457-65. 2009
    ..Although atrial ventricular (AV) intervals are often optimized at rest in patients receiving cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT), there are limited data on the impact of exercise on optimal AV interval...
  2. doi request reprint Incremental prognostic value of diastolic dysfunction in low risk patients undergoing echocardiography: beyond Framingham score
    Wael A AlJaroudi
    Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Heart and Vascular Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH, USA
    Int J Cardiovasc Imaging 29:1441-50. 2013
    ..6 [1.25; 5.55], p = 0.01). In low-risk adult outpatients undergoing echocardiography, DD was associated with 2-3 fold increase in risk of death and had incremental prognostic value beyond FRS...
  3. doi request reprint Impact of longitudinal cardiac rotation on mitral and tricuspid atrioventricular annular diastolic motion
    Zoran B Popovic
    Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Heart and Vascular Institute, Cleveland Clinic, 9500 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Circ Cardiovasc Imaging 3:368-74. 2010
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Frank-Starling mechanism contributes modestly to ventricular performance during atrial fibrillation
    Zoran B Popovic
    Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Ohio 44195, USA
    Heart Rhythm 1:482-9. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to assess whether Frank-Starling mechanism has an independent effect on left ventricular (LV) performance in atrial fibrillation (AF)...
  5. ncbi request reprint Slow rate during AF improves ventricular performance by reducing sensitivity to cycle length irregularity
    Zoran B Popovic
    Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Ohio 44195, USA
    Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 283:H2706-13. 2002
    ..We conclude that prolongation of the VCL during AF reduces the sensitivity of the LV performance parameters to irregularity...
  6. pmc Non-invasive assessment of left ventricular relaxation during atrial fibrillation using mitral flow propagation velocity
    Junko Asada-Kamiguchi
    Section of Cardiovascular Imaging, Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Eur J Echocardiogr 10:826-32. 2009
    ..To elucidate the usefulness of the early diastolic mitral flow propagation velocity (V(p)) obtained from colour M-mode Doppler for non-invasively assessing left-ventricular (LV) relaxation during atrial fibrillation (AF)...
  7. doi request reprint Impact of mitral regurgitation on reverse remodeling and outcome in patients undergoing cardiac resynchronization therapy
    David Verhaert
    Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Circ Cardiovasc Imaging 5:21-6. 2012
    ..We sought to evaluate the relationship between serial measurements of functional MR and reverse remodeling and outcomes in patients undergoing CRT...
  8. doi request reprint The QRS narrowing index predicts reverse left ventricular remodeling following cardiac resynchronization therapy
    John Rickard
    Heart and Vascular Institute, Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 34:604-11. 2011
    ..The relationship between QRS narrowing and response to cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT) has been controversial...
  9. ncbi request reprint The pseudorestrictive pattern of transmitral Doppler flow pattern after conversion of atrial fibrillation to sinus rhythm: is atrial or ventricular dysfunction to blame?
    Hirotsugu Yamada
    Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 17:813-8. 2004
    ..Transient left ventricular diastolic dysfunction also effected the TMF velocity immediately after the conversion from AF to sinus rhythm, although it recovered faster than LA mechanical dysfunction...
  10. doi request reprint Opposing wall mechanics are significantly influenced by longitudinal cardiac rotation in the assessment of ventricular dyssynchrony
    Karen P Phillips
    Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    JACC Cardiovasc Imaging 2:379-86. 2009
    ..This study sought to assess whether longitudinal rotation (LR) affects myocardial systolic velocity profiles and to compare velocity-based measures of dyssynchrony with LR for predicting cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT) response...
  11. doi request reprint Effect of age, gender, and left ventricular diastolic function on left atrial volume index in adults without known cardiovascular disease or risk factors
    Wael Aljaroudi
    Heart and Vascular Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    Am J Cardiol 111:1517-22. 2013
    ..There was no variation, however, by gender, age, or grade I DD, although subjects with long-standing grade I DD and/or high filling pressures were likely underrepresented...
  12. ncbi request reprint Clinical, imaging, and pathological characteristics of left ventricular thrombus: a comparison of contrast-enhanced magnetic resonance imaging, transthoracic echocardiography, and transesophageal echocardiography with surgical or pathological validation
    Monvadi B Srichai
    Center for Integrated Non Invasive Cardiovascular Imaging of Department of Radiology Section of Cardiovascular Imaging, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Am Heart J 152:75-84. 2006
    ....
  13. ncbi request reprint Utility of transesophageal echocardiography in identification of thrombogenic milieu in patients with atrial fibrillation (an ACUTE ancillary study)
    Senthil K Thambidorai
    Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    Am J Cardiol 96:935-41. 2005
    ..In conclusion, this study supports the role of TEE and anticoagulation monitoring in patients who have atrial fibrillation and is useful for identifying thromboembolic risk factors...
  14. ncbi request reprint Giant flow reversal in pulmonary venous flow as a possible mechanism for asynchronous pacing-induced heart failure
    Tomotsugu Tabata
    Section of Cardiovascular Imaging, Department of Cardiology, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 18:722-8. 2005
    ..We evaluated the impact of asynchronous rapid ventricular pacing on LA hemodynamics in this model...
  15. ncbi request reprint Determinants of LV diastolic function during atrial fibrillation: beat-to-beat analysis in acute dog experiments
    Tomotsugu Tabata
    Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 286:H145-52. 2004
    ..This suggests that the major benefit of slower ventricular rate appears related to lengthening of LV filling interval, promoting subsequent higher peak systolic LVP and greater LV relaxation...
  16. doi request reprint Persistent hemodynamic benefits of cardiac resynchronization therapy with disease progression in advanced heart failure
    Wilfried Mullens
    Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Cleveland Clinic, 9500 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 53:600-7. 2009
    ..Our aim was to determine the potential hemodynamic contributions of cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT) in patients admitted for advanced decompensated heart failure...
  17. ncbi request reprint Impact of cardioversion strategy on functional capacity in patients with atrial fibrillation: the Assessment of Cardioversion Using Transesophageal Echocardiography (ACUTE) study
    Susan E Jasper
    Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Am Heart J 149:309-15. 2005
    ..The primary aim was to determine if patient functional capacity, measured by the Duke Activity Status Index (DASI), would differ between treatment strategies...
  18. doi request reprint Elevated red cell distribution width is associated with impaired reverse ventricular remodeling and increased mortality in patients undergoing cardiac resynchronization therapy
    John Rickard
    Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Congest Heart Fail 18:79-84. 2012
    ..83; 95% confidence interval, 0.69-0.99; P=.047). The presence of elevated RDW is associated with less reverse left ventricular remodeling in patients with advanced heart failure undergoing CRT...
  19. doi request reprint QRS fragmentation is not associated with poor response to cardiac resynchronization therapy
    John Rickard
    Heart and Vascular Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Ann Noninvasive Electrocardiol 16:165-71. 2011
    ..Whether fQRS is associated with progressive left ventricular remodeling and increased mortality in patients receiving cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT) is unclear...
  20. ncbi request reprint Spontaneous conversion of patients with atrial fibrillation scheduled for electrical cardioversion: an ACUTE trial ancillary study
    S Ahmed Tejan-Sie
    Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Ohio 44195, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 42:1638-43. 2003
    ..This study was designed to determine the characteristics and outcomes of spontaneous conversion (SC) to sinus rhythm (SR) in patients with atrial fibrillation (AF) of more than two days...
  21. ncbi request reprint The benefits of biventricular pacing in heart failure patients with narrow QRS, NYHA class II and right ventricular pacing
    Kenneth Ng
    Division of Medicine, Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, The Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 30:193-8. 2007
    ..To identify subgroups of heart failure patients who might benefit from biventricular pacing...
  22. ncbi request reprint Ischemic mitral regurgitation: impact of the left ventricle and mitral valve in patients with left ventricular systolic dysfunction
    Monvadi B Srichai
    Department of Radiology, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 80:170-8. 2005
    ....
  23. ncbi request reprint Tissue synchronization imaging and optimal left ventricular pacing site in cardiac resynchronization therapy
    Ross T Murphy
    Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    Am J Cardiol 97:1615-21. 2006
    ..In conclusion, pacing at the site of maximal mechanical delay was associated with reverse remodeling. Individually tailored LV lead positioning should be considered before CRT...
  24. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of transesophageal echocardiography-guided cardioversion of patients with atrial fibrillation at 6 months: a randomized controlled trial
    Allan L Klein
    Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Am Heart J 151:380-9. 2006
    ..We compared a transesophageal echocardiography (TEE)-guided strategy with a conventional strategy in patients with AF > 2 days' duration undergoing electrical cardioversion over a 6-month follow-up...
  25. ncbi request reprint Detection of pulmonary vein stenosis by transesophageal echocardiography: comparison with multidetector computed tomography
    Gardar Sigurdsson
    Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Am Heart J 153:800-6. 2007
    ..The objective of this study is to compare the use of transesophageal echocardiography (TEE) vs multidetector computed tomography (MDCT) for detecting pulmonary vein stenosis...
  26. ncbi request reprint Usefulness of intracardiac Doppler assessment of left atrial function immediately post-pulmonary vein antrum isolation to predict short-term recurrence of atrial fibrillation
    Atul Verma
    Department of Cardiology, Section of Cardiac Pacing and Electrophysiology, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Am J Cardiol 94:951-4. 2004
    ....
  27. doi request reprint Alternative methods for the assessment of mechanical dyssynchrony using phase analysis of gated single photon emission computed tomography myocardial perfusion imaging
    Wael Aljaroudi
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Section of Imaging, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH, USA
    Int J Cardiovasc Imaging 28:1385-94. 2012
    ..e. standard deviation ≥43°) using 4DM versus ECTb. The 4DM-software provides an accurate and reproducible alternative method of dyssynchrony analysis of SPECT MPI for evaluation and management of heart failure...
  28. doi request reprint Insights from a cardiac resynchronization optimization clinic as part of a heart failure disease management program
    Wilfried Mullens
    Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 53:765-73. 2009
    ..Our aim was to determine the feasibility and value of a protocol-driven approach to patients with cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT) who did not exhibit a positive response long after implant...
  29. doi request reprint Long-term reverse remodeling with cardiac resynchronization therapy: results of extended echocardiographic follow-up
    David Verhaert
    Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Section of Cardiac Imaging, Cleveland Clinic, 9500 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 55:1788-95. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to describe the long-term course of left ventricular remodeling induced by cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT), adjusting for the confounding effect of patient loss due to disease...
  30. doi request reprint The impact of left ventricular size on response to cardiac resynchronization therapy
    John Rickard
    Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Heart and Vascular Institute, Cleveland Clinic, OH, USA
    Am Heart J 162:646-53. 2011
    ..We examined changes in left ventricular ejection fraction (LVEF) and survival in patients with NDCM or SDCM compared with those with traditionally studied moderately dilated cardiomyopathy...
  31. doi request reprint Mechanical dyssynchrony in advanced decompensated heart failure: relation to hemodynamic responses to intensive medical therapy
    Wilfried Mullens
    Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Heart Rhythm 5:1105-10. 2008
    ..In patients with heart failure, the degree of intraventricular mechanical dyssynchrony (intra-VMD) at baseline may predict reversal of cardiac remodeling with cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT)...
  32. ncbi request reprint Economic analysis of a transesophageal echocardiography-guided approach to cardioversion of patients with atrial fibrillation: the ACUTE economic data at eight weeks
    Allan L Klein
    Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 43:1217-24. 2004
    ....
  33. ncbi request reprint Usefulness of atrioventricular delay optimization using Doppler assessment of mitral inflow in patients undergoing cardiac resynchronization therapy
    Navin Kedia
    Department of General Internal Medicine, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    Am J Cardiol 98:780-5. 2006
    ..AV delay optimization based on Doppler echocardiographic determination of optimal diastolic filling is useful and safe in patients who undergo CRT...
  34. pmc Erratum: Relationship between Right Ventricular Longitudinal Strain, Invasive Hemodynamics, and Functional Assessment in Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension
    Jae Hyeong Park
    Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Heart and Vascular Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio, USA Cardiology Division of Internal Medicine, Chungnam National University, Chungnam National University Hospital, Daejeon, Korea
    Korean Circ J 46:273. 2016
    ..This corrects the article on p. 398 in vol. 45, PMID: 26413108.]. ..
  35. ncbi request reprint Noninvasive assessment of cardiac resynchronization therapy for congestive heart failure using myocardial strain and left ventricular peak power as parameters of myocardial synchrony and function
    Zoran B Popovic
    Cardiovascular Imaging Center, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 13:1203-8. 2002
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the acute effects of cardiac resynchronization therapy by noninvasive techniques...
  36. doi request reprint Toward predictable repair of regurgitant aortic valves: a systematic morphology-directed approach to bicommissural repair
    Gosta B Pettersson
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 52:40-9. 2008
    ..Our purpose was to investigate a new approach to bicommissural repair of regurgitant aortic valves...
  37. doi request reprint Impact of left ventricular size on tissue Doppler and longitudinal strain by speckle tracking for assessing wall motion and mechanical dyssynchrony in candidates for cardiac resynchronization therapy
    Pascal Lim
    Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Heart and Vascular Institute, Cleveland Clinic, 9500 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 22:695-701. 2009
    ..Myocardial dysfunction and left ventricular (LV) geometry deformation may reduce the accuracy of tissue Doppler imaging (TDI) in assessing myocardial contractility...
  38. doi request reprint Relation of mechanical dyssynchrony with underlying cardiac structure and performance in chronic systolic heart failure: implications on clinical response to cardiac resynchronization
    Wai Hong Wilson Tang
    Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Section of Heart Failure and Cardiac Transplantation Medicine, Heart and Vascular Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Europace 10:1370-4. 2008
    ..The aim of this study is to describe the relationship between ventricular mechanical dyssynchrony (VMD) and echocardiographic indices of cardiac remodelling...
  39. doi request reprint Characteristics and outcomes of patients with postoperative cardiovascular pseudoaneurysms
    Michael Chenier
    Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Heart and Vascular Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg . 2016
    ..In patients with prior cardiovascular surgery, we sought to assess characteristics and outcomes in patients with cardiovascular pseudoaneurysms (excluding ischemic left ventricular pseudoaneurysms)...
  40. ncbi request reprint Minimally invasive left ventricular epicardial lead placement: surgical techniques for heart failure resynchronization therapy
    Jose L Navia
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 79:1536-44; discussion 1536-44. 2005
    ..This study aims to determine perioperative and early postoperative outcome of minimally invasive left ventricular lead placement as a management strategy for heart failure, comparing minithoracotomy and endoscopic approaches...
  41. doi request reprint Chest radiography is a poor predictor of left ventricular lead position in patients undergoing cardiac resynchronization therapy: comparison with multidetector computed tomography
    John Rickard
    Tomsich Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Cleveland Clinic, Heart and Vascular Institute, J1 5, 9500 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    J Interv Card Electrophysiol 32:59-65. 2011
    ..While the post-implant posterior-anterior (PA) and lateral chest X-ray (CXR) is commonly used to determine the position of the LV lead, the accuracy to which the CXR can correctly localize the LV lead is unknown...
  42. ncbi request reprint Using echocardiography in cardiac resynchronization therapy
    Wilfried Mullens
    Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Am Heart J 154:1011-20. 2007
    ..This manuscript reviews the current echocardiographic techniques available for guiding both patient selection and optimization of device programming following implantation...
  43. ncbi request reprint Natural history of valvular regurgitation using side-by-side echocardiographic analysis in anorexigen-treated subjects
    Allan L Klein
    Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    Am J Cardiol 96:1711-7. 2005
    ....
  44. pmc Strain-time curve analysis by speckle tracking echocardiography in cardiac resynchronization therapy: Insight into the pathophysiology of responders vs. non-responders
    Andrew C Y To
    Section of Cardiovascular Imaging, Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Cleveland Clinic, 9500 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH, USA
    Cardiovasc Ultrasound 14:14. 2016
    ..We hypothesized that patients with favorable outcome from CRT can be identified by a characteristic strain distribution pattern...
  45. doi request reprint Anticoagulation versus antiplatelet or no therapy in patients undergoing bioprosthetic valve implantation: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Ahmad Masri
    Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Cleveland Clinic, Heart and Vascular Institute, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    Heart 103:40-48. 2017
    ....
  46. doi request reprint Impact of progression of diastolic dysfunction on mortality in patients with normal ejection fraction
    Wael Aljaroudi
    Sydell and Arnold Miller Family Heart and Vascular Institute, Robert and Suzanne Tomsich Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, 9500 Euclid Ave J1 5, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Circulation 125:782-8. 2012
    ..Diastolic dysfunction is an independent predictor of mortality in patients with normal left ventricular ejection fraction. There are limited data, however, on whether worsening of diastolic function is associated with worse prognosis...
  47. doi request reprint Characterization of super-response to cardiac resynchronization therapy
    John Rickard
    Heart and Vascular Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    Heart Rhythm 7:885-9. 2010
    ..A minority of patients experience a dramatic response to CRT (super-responders), but the attributes associated with these patients have not been fully characterized...
  48. ncbi request reprint Are Marfan syndrome and marfanoid patients distinguishable on long-term follow-up?
    Lars G Svensson
    Center for Aortic Surgery, Marfan Syndrome, and Connective Tissue Disorders Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 83:1067-74. 2007
    ..It is unclear whether late outcome differs for Marfan syndrome and marfanoid patients. Thus, we compared characteristics of Marfan versus marfanoid patients and their survival and requirement for reoperation...
  49. ncbi request reprint Feasibility of valve repair for regurgitant bicuspid aortic valves--an echocardiographic study
    Patrick J Nash
    Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 79:1473-9. 2005
    ..Those with bicuspid aortic valves are suggested as most suitable for repair. Morphologic features of these valves that suggest feasibility of repair are not well defined...
  50. doi request reprint Assessment of Right Ventricular Longitudinal Strain in Patients with Ischemic Cardiomyopathy: Head-to-Head Comparison between Two-Dimensional Speckle-Based Strain and Velocity Vector Imaging Using Volumetric Assessment by Cardiac Magnetic Resonance as a "
    Jae Hyeong Park
    Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio
    Echocardiography 32:956-65. 2015
    ....
  51. doi request reprint The value of keratometry and central corneal thickness measurements in the clinical diagnosis of Marfan syndrome
    Martin Heur
    Cole Eye Institute, Cleveland Clinic, 9500 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Am J Ophthalmol 145:997-1001. 2008
    ..To explore the utility of keratometry and central corneal thickness (CCT) measurements in diagnosis of Marfan syndrome...
  52. ncbi request reprint Bleeding complications in patients with atrial fibrillation undergoing cardioversion randomized to transesophageal echocardiographically guided and conventional anticoagulation therapies
    Allan L Klein
    Department of Cardiovascular Medicine Desk F15, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, 9500 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Am J Cardiol 92:161-5. 2003
    ..Treatment variables affecting length of anticoagulant therapy in the conventional arm combined with advancing age and functional status are important concerns in patients who undergo cardioversion of atrial fibrillation...
  53. ncbi request reprint The clinical challenge of bridging anticoagulation with low-molecular-weight heparin in patients with mechanical prosthetic heart valves: an evidence-based comparative review focusing on anticoagulation options in pregnant and nonpregnant patients
    Niranjan Seshadri
    Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Am Heart J 150:27-34. 2005
    ....
  54. ncbi request reprint Nonstress delayed-enhancement magnetic resonance imaging of the myocardium predicts improvement of function after revascularization for chronic ischemic heart disease with left ventricular dysfunction
    Paulo R Schvartzman
    Department of Radiology Section of Cardiovascular Imaging, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Am Heart J 146:535-41. 2003
    ..This investigation assessed the use of DE-MRI for predicting functional improvement after coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) in patients with CIHD and significant LV dysfunction...
  55. doi request reprint Safety of ultrasound contrast agents in stress echocardiography
    Ruvin S Gabriel
    Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    Am J Cardiol 102:1269-72. 2008
    ..In conclusion, severe adverse reactions to intravenous contrast agents during stress echocardiography are uncommon. Contrast use does not add to the baseline risk for severe adverse events in patients who undergo stress echocardiography...
  56. ncbi request reprint Ventricular rate control by selective vagal stimulation is superior to rhythm regularization by atrioventricular nodal ablation and pacing during atrial fibrillation
    Shaowei Zhuang
    Department of Cardiovascular, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Circulation 106:1853-8. 2002
    ..We tested the hypothesis that, at comparable levels of VR slowing, AVN-VS provides hemodynamic benefits similar to those of ablation with pacemaker implantation...