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Works from 2018

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Using clinical decision support to improve referral rates in severe symptomatic aortic stenosis: a quality improvement initiative, Amanda M. Kirby, Bradley Kruger, Renuka Jain, Daniel P. O'Hair, and Bradi B Granger (Article)

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Visually guided TEE probe insertion, making a case based on anatomic variation: a cadaveric study, Arshad Jahangir, Sachin P Shah, Mirza Mujadil Ahmad, Ronald Wade, James DuCanto, Bijoy K. Khandheria, and Khawaja A. Ammar (Article)

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Xenoreactive antibodies and latent fibrin formation in VAD and cardiac transplant recipients can confound the detection and measurement of anti-AT1R antibodies, Martin Oaks, Karen Michel, Francis X. Downey, and Vinay Thohan (Article)

Works from 2017

A great imitator in adult cardiology practice: congenitally corrected transposition of the great arteries, Anushree Agarwal M.D., Fatima Samad, Lindsey Kalvin, Michelle Bush, and A Jamil Tajik M.D. (Article)

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A new 4-variable formula to differentiate normal variant ST segment elevation in V2-V4 (early repolarization) from subtle left anterior descending coronary occlusion - adding QRS amplitude of V2 improves the model, Brian E Driver, Ayesha Khalil, Timothy Henry, Faraz Kazmi, Amina Adil, and Stephen W Smith (Article)

Aortic fenestration mimicking aortic perforation, Shankho Ganguli, Renuka Jain, Thomas Barragry, and Bijoy K Khandheria (Article)

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Assessment of Chronic Disease to Determine Appropriateness of Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillator Therapy, Bilal M. Omery, Maharaj Singh, Randy S. Turkel, Robyn Shearer, Arshad Jahangir, M. Eyman Mortada, Jasbir S. Sra, and Indrajit Choudhuri (Supplement)

Associations between chronic kidney disease and outcomes with use of Prasugrel versus Clopidogrel in patients with acute coronary syndrome undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention: A report from the PROMETHEUS study, Usman Baber, Jaya Chandrasekhar, Samantha Sartori, Melissa Aquino, Annapoorna S Kini, Samir Kapadia, William Weintraub, Joseph B Muhlestein, Birgit Vogel, Michela Faggioni, Serdar Farhan, Sandra Weiss, Craig Strauss, Catalin Toma, Anthony C. DeFranco, Brian A Baker, Stuart Keller, Mark B Effron, Timothy D Henry, Sunil Rao, Stuart Pocock, George Dangas, and Roxana Mehran (Article)

Athlete’s heart versus apical hypertrophic cardiomyopathy: look again!, Fatima Samad, Daniel R Harland, Mark Girzadas, M. Fuad Jan, and A Jamil Tajik (Abstract)

Auscultation guided imaging is superior to transthoracic and transesophageal echocardiography: a case for 'sound guides ultrasound', Dhaval Desai, Muhammad Nadeem, and Khawaja Afzal Ammar (Abstract)

Cardiac amyloidosis masquerading as hypertrophic cardiomyopathy: the importance of multimodality imaging, Dhruv Chawla, Omar Cheema, and A. Jamil Tajik (Abstract)

Cardiovascular maladaptation to exercise in young hypertensive patients, Maurizio Cusmà Piccione, Concetta Zito, Bijoy K. Khandheria M.D., Antonio Madaffari, Alessandra Oteri, Gabriella Falanga, Domenica Donato, Myriam D'Angelo, Maria Ludovica Carerj, Gianluca Di Bella, Egidio Imbalzano, Pietro Pugliatti, and Scipione Carerj (Article)

Chelation therapy in cardiovascular disease: an update, Sulaiman Sultan, Shishir Murarka, Ahad Jahangir, Farouk Mookadam, A Jamil Tajik M.D., and Arshad Jahangir MD (Article)

Comparative effectiveness of hybrid ablation versus endocardial catheter ablation alone in patients with persistent atrial fibrillation, David C. Kress, Lynn Erickson, Indrajit Choudhuri, Jodi L. Zilinski, Tadele W. Mengesha, David Krum, and Jasbir Sra (Article)

Comparative study on catheter directed thrombolysis – continuous tissue plasminogen activator vs angiojet catheter power pulse spray rheolytic thrombectomy outcome study – single-center experience, Khalil Odeh, Rafath Ullah, Hani Hashim, Susan Olet, Tanvir Bajwa, Suhail Allaqaband, and M. Fuad Jan (Abstract)

Curious case of wheezing: Carcinoid heart disease, Dhaval Desai, M. Fuad Jan, Nataly Stenzel, Paul H. Werner, and A. Jamil Tajik (Article)

Deglutition syncope, Nachiket Patel, Saif Ibrahim, Jainil Shah, Menfil A Orellana-Barrios, Timothy E Paterick, and A Jamil Tajik M.D. (Article)

Dilated mid-ascending aorta in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy is associated with dynamic left ventricular outflow tract obstruction and not with genetic abnormalities, Lily Ann Walson, Afshan Husain, Mirza Mujadil Ahmad, Mirza Nubair Ahmad, Michelle Bush, Khawaja Afzal Ammar, Bijoy K Khandheria, and A Jamil Tajik (Abstract)

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Echocardiographic predictors of elevated gradients after transcatheter aortic valve replacement for failing bioprosthetic aortic valve replacement, Robert Richmond, Daniel O'Hair, Daniel R. Harland, Tanvir Bajwa MD, Amanda Kirby, Tracy Hammonds, Bijoy K. Khandheria, and Renuka Jain (Poster)

Effect of restless legs syndrome on blood pressure: is it sleep disturbance?, Arshad Jahangir and Vishnubhakta Murthy (Article)

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Efficient approach for atrioventricular junction ablation with pacemaker implantation, Mohamed Djelmami-Hani, Danielle A. Martin, Emily Queen, Julie Solie, and Jasbir Sra (Poster)

Enhanced store-operated Ca(2+) influx and ORAI1 expression in ventricular fibroblasts from human failing heart, Gracious R. Ross, Tanvir Bajwa MD, Stacie Edwards, Larisa Emelyanova, Farhan Rizvi, Ekhson L. Holmuhamedov, Paul H. Werner, Francis X. Downey, A Jamil Tajik M.D., and Arshad Jahangir (Article)

Extension of adrenocortical carcinoma into the right atrium, Yulanka Castro-Dominguez, Fatima Samad, Hayder Hashim, and Alfonso Waller (Article)

Gabapentinoids therapy is associated with higher doses of atropine and dobutamine in stress echocardiography, Daniel Ortiz, Allen Gotz, Debra Mahlum, Khawaja Afzal Ammar, and Steven C. Port (Abstract)

Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy clinical phenotype is independent of gene mutation and mutation dosage, Shiv Kumar Viswanathan, Heather K. Sanders, James W McNamara, Aravindakshan Jagadeesan, Arshad Jahangir, A. Jamil Tajik ., and Sakthivel Sadayappan (Article)

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Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy is associated with dilated sinus of Valsalva: a case-control study, Afshan Husain, Mirza Mujadil Ahmad, Lily Walson, Muhammad Nabeel Syed, Mirza Nubair Ahmad, Bijoy K. Khandheria, A. Jamil Tajik, and Khawaja Afzal Ammar (Poster)

Impact of obstructive sleep apnea severity on cardiac events in patients with normal or prolonged ventricular repolarization, Lauren Richards, Beneet Pandey, Tadele W. Mengesha, Samian Sulaiman, Zoe Heis, Michael N. Katzoff, Indrajit Choudhuri, Imran Niazi, A. Jamil Tajik, and Arshad Jahangir (Abstract)

Incremental value of estimated glomerular filtration rate in improving stroke risk stratification in patients with and without atrial fibrillation considered to be low risk by CHA2DS2VASc score, Geetanjali Dang, Susan Olet, Muhammad Shahreyar, Nasir Z. Sulemanjee, Khawaja Ammar, Indrajit Choudhuri, Imran Niazi, Jasbir Sra, A Jamil Tajik, and Arshad Jahangir (Abstract)

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Influence of Differential Calcification in the Descending Thoracic Aorta on Aortic Pulse Pressure, Mirza Mujadil Ahmad, Syed Haris Ahmed Pir, Mustafa Noor Muhammad, Sharmeen Hussaini, Immad Arif Kiani, Mirza Nubair Ahmad, Imaad Razzaque, Muhammad Nabeel Syed, Rafath Ullah, Suhail Allaqaband, Anjan Gupta, Steven C. Port, and Khawaja Afzal Ammar (Original Research)

Interpreting the change in left ventricular ejection fraction during pharmacological coronary vasodilation: proceed with caution!, Steven Port (Article)

Left atrial volume and strain parameters using echocardiography in a black population, Ruchika Meel, Bijoy Khandheria, Ferande Peters, Elena Libhaber, Samantha Nel, and Mohammed R Essop (Article)

Left atrium in heart failure with preserved ejection fraction: the importance of function before anatomy, Luca Longobardo, Concetta Zito, Scipione Carerj, and Bijoy K. Khandheria M.D. (Article)

Malignant cardiac phenotypic expression of Danon disease (LAMP2 cardiomyopathy), Fatima Samad, Renuka Jain, M Fuad Jan, Nasir Z. Sulemanjee, Puneet Menaria, Lindsey Kalvin, Michelle Bush, Arshad Jahangir, Bijoy K. Khandheria, and A. Jamil Tajik (Article)

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Mechanisms of left ventricular thrombus formation in heart failure with reduced ejection fraction (HFrEF): Insights from 2-D speckle tracking echocardiography (2D-STE), Dhruv Chawla, Tracy Hammonds, Tadele W. Mengesha, Matt M. Umland, Khawaja A. Ammar, and Vinay Thohan (Poster)

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Mechanisms of Left Ventricular Thrombus Formation in Heart Failure With Reduced Ejection Fraction: Novel Insights From Two-Dimensional Speckle Tracking Echocardiography, Dhruv Chawla, Tracy Hammonds, Tadele Mengesha, Matt Umland, Khawaja Afzal Ammar, and Vinay Thohan (Supplement)

Metastatic breast cancer diagnosed by rubidium-82 positron emission tomography myocardial perfusion imaging, Ali Shafiq, Khawaja A. Ammar, Lynn Gilles, Nolan Machernis, Debra Mahlum, Panithaya Chareonthaitawee, and Steven C. Port (Article)

Missed diagnosis: dual right ventricular lead perforation resulting in chest pain, Daniel W Nelson, Caroline Vloka, and Jule Wetherbee (Article)

Modern imaging techniques in cardiomyopathies, M Fuad Jan and A. Jamil Tajik (Article)

Normal diameter of the ascending aorta in adults: the impact of stricter criteria on selection of subjects free of disease, Muhammad Nabeel Syed, Mirza Mujadil Ahmad, Mirza Nubair Ahmad, Sharmeen Hussaini, Mustafa Noor Muhammad, Syed Haris Ahmed Pir, Bijoy K Khandheria, A Jamil Tajik, and Khawaja Afzal Ammar (Abstract)

One-year mortality in type 2 MI: Patient characteristics from a large clinical series, Rinal D. Patel, Susan Olet, Jessica J. F. Kram, Sarah Doleeb, Ryan Logue, Prakash Nallani, M Fuad Jan, and Suhail Allaqaband (Oral/Podium Presentation)

One-year outcomes of transcatheter aortic valve replacement in patients with end-stage renal disease, Daniel O'Hair, Tanvir Bajwa MD, Stanley J Chetcuti, G Michael Deeb, Robert C Stoler, Robert F Hebeler, Brijeshwar Maini, Mubashir Mumtaz, Neal S Kleiman, Michael J Reardon, Shuzhen Li, David H Adams, Daniel R Watson, Steven J Yakubov, Jeffrey J Popma, and George Petrossian (Article)

Optically guided transoesophageal echocardiography probe insertion: what are we waiting for?, Khawaja A. Ammar and James DuCanto (Article)

Outcomes in patients undergoing cardiac catheterization and therapeutic hypothermia after cardiac arrest, Dhaval Desai, Daniel Ortiz, Thomas Wilson, Tonga Nfor, M. Fuad Jan, Jayant Khitha, Tanvir Bajwa, and Suhail Allaqaband (Abstract)

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Outcomes in patients undergoing cardiac catheterization and therapeutic hypothermia after cardiac arrest, Dhaval Desai, Tracy Hammonds, Daniel Ortiz, Thomas Wilson, Tonga Nfor MD, M. Fuad Jan, Jayant Khitha, Tanvir Bajwa MD, and Suhail Allaqaband (Poster)

P4416 Racial differences in weight loss and its impact on cardiovascular outcomes after bariatric surgery in patients with morbid obesity, Ahmed Dalmar, Maharaj Singh, Rafath Ullah, Zoe Heis, M Fuad Jan, Khawaja A. Ammar, Indrajit Choudhuri, Nasir Sulemanjee, Suhail Allaqaband, Thomas Chua, Jasbir Sra, A Jamil Tajik, and A Jahangir (Poster)

P6223 Restless legs syndrome is an independent risk factor for heart failure with preserved ejection fraction, Zoe Heis, Beneet Pandey, Susan Olet, Sulaiman Sultan, Rafath Ullah, S Sultan, Indrajit Choudhuri, Khawaja A. Ammar, M. Fuad Jan, Nasir Sulemanjee, A Jamil Tajik, and A Jahangir (Poster)

Patients with aneurysmal coronary artery disease are at greater risk of aortic dissection than non-aneurysmal coronary artery disease, Sulaiman Sultan, Tehsin Majeed, Tadele Mengesha, Rafath Ullah, M Fuad Jan, Khawaja A. Ammar, Suhail Allaqaband, A Jamil Tajik, Tanvir Bajwa, and Arshad Jahangir (Poster)

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Predictors and variability of drug-eluting vs bare-metal stent selection in contemporary percutaneous coronary intervention: insights from the PRISM study, Ali Shafiq, Kensey Gosch, Amit P Amin, Henry H Ting, John A Spertus, and Adam C Salisbury (Article)

Preoperative Transthoracic Echocardiography shows resolution of presumed Papillary Fibroelastoma: patient goes home instead of to operating room, Daniel R Harland, Renuka Jain, Louie Kostopoulos, Bijoy K Khandheria, and Jonathan Kay (Article)

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Racial differences in weight loss and its impact on cardiovascular outcomes after bariatric surgery in patients with morbid obesity, Ahmed Dalmar, Maharaj Singh, Rafath Ullah, Zoe Heis, M. Fuad Jan, Khawaja A. Ammar, Indrajit Choudhuri, Nasir Z. Sulemanjee, Suhail Allaqaband, Thomas Y. Chua, A. Jamil Tajik, and Arshad Jahangir (Poster)

Rationale and design of a randomized trial to assess the safety and efficacy of MultiPoint Pacing (MPP) in cardiac resynchronization therapy: The MPP Trial, Gery Tomassoni, James Baker, Raffaele Corbisiero, Charles Love, David Martin, Robert Sheppard, Seth J Worley, Kwangdeok Lee, and Imran Niazi (Article)

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Recovery of left ventricular mechanics following transcatheter aortic valve implantation: long-term follow-up in patients with four subtypes of aortic stenosis, Daniel R. Harland, Daniel P. O'Hair, Robert Richmond, Tanvir Bajwa MD, Amanda Kirby, Susan Olet, Bijoy K. Khandheria M.D., and Renuka Jain (Poster)

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Relationship of cardiac troponin to systolic global longitudinal strain in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, Anushree Agarwal, Rayan Yousefzai, Kambiz Shetabi, Fatima Samad, Saurabh Aggarwal, Chris C. Cho, Michelle Bush, Muhammad Fuad Jan, Bijoy K. Khandheria, Timothy E. Paterick, and A. Jamil Tajik . (Article)

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Relative Associations of Age, Height, and Weight on Sinus of Valsalva and Mid-Ascending Aorta: An Imaging and Epidemiology Study, Mirza Nubair Ahmad, Syed Haris Pir, Mirza Mujadil Ahmad, Sharmeen Hussaini, Bijoy K. Khandheria, A. Jamil Tajik, and Khawaja Afzal Ammar (Supplement)

Risk of cardiac arrest or ventricular tachycardia in patients with and without aneurysmal coronary artery disease, Sulaiman Sultan, Rafath Ullah, Tehsin Majeed, M Fuad Jan, Indrajit Choudhuri, Khawaja Ammar, Imran Niazi, Suhail Allaqaband, A Jamil Tajik, Tanvir Bajwa, Arshad Jahangir, and Tadele W. Mengesha (Abstract)

Role of two-dimensional speckle-tracking echocardiography strain in the assessment of right ventricular systolic function and comparison with conventional parameters, Luca Longobardo, Valentin Suma, Renuka Jain, Scipione Carerj, Concetta Zito, Dianne L. Zwicke, and Bijoy K. Khandheria (Article)

Septal artery diastolic flow profile in hypertrophic restrictive cardiomyopathy: Doppler square root sign!, Dhaval Desai, M Fuad Jan, Lindsey Kalvin, and A Jamil Tajik (Article)

Sex-related differences in outcomes among men and women under 55 years of age with acute coronary syndrome undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention: Results from the PROMETHEUS Study, Jaya Chandrasekhar, Usman Baber, Samantha Sartori, Michela Faggioni, Melissa Aquino, Annapoorna Kini, William Weintraub, Sunil Rao, Samir Kapadia, Sandra Weiss, Craig Strauss, Catalin Toma, Brent Muhlestein, Anthony C. DeFranco, Mark Effron, Stuart Keller, Brian Baker, Stuart Pocock, Timothy Henry, and Roxana Mehran (Article)

Stable ischemic heart disease in women: current perspectives, Fatima Samad, Anushree Agarwal, and Zainab Samad (Article)

Statin therapy alters the transcriptome of ventricular fibroblasts from human failing heart, Gracious Ross, Stacie Edwards, Farhan Rizvi, Paul H. Werner, A Jamil Tajik, and A Jahangir (Poster)

Takotsubo syndrome and estrogen receptor genes: partners in crime?, Gabriele Pizzino, Alessandra Bitto, Pasquale Crea, Bijoy K. Khandheria M.D., Olga Vriz, Scipione Carerj, Francesco Squadrito, Rosalba Minisini, Rodolfo Citro, Maurizio Cusmà-Piccione, Antonio Madaffari, Giuseppe Andò, Domenica Altavilla, and Concetta Zito (Article)

TCT-194 Vascular closure devices are associated with lower risk of access site complications in high risk patients: the utility of risk calculator, Daniel Ortiz, Khawaja A. Ammar, Suhail Allaqaband, Tanvir Bajwa, and Mark Mewissen (Abstract)

The complementary nature of tissue Doppler to (99m)Tc-PYP imaging in diagnosis of right ventricular cardiac amyloidosis, Mirza Mujadil Ahmad, Jaswant Basraon, Imaad Razzaque, Steven C. Port, and Khawaja Afzal Ammar (Article)

The de Winter variation: anterior ST-elevation myocardial infarction, Nachiket Patel, Sarah M Baker, Timothy E Paterick, and A. Jamil Tajik . (Article)

The increasing burden of amyloidosis from apex to base: new insights from technetium-99m pyrophosphate imaging, Scott Ray, Aahad Khan, Sharmeen Hussaini, Syed Haris Ahmed Pir, Mustafa Noor Muhammad, Mirza Nubair Ahmad, Debra Mahlum, Steven C. Port, A. Jamil Tajik, and Khawaja Afzal Ammar (Abstract)

The risk of adverse coronary events is higher in patients with severe obstructive sleep apnea following percutaneous coronary intervention, Amina Adil, Beneet Pandey, Tadele W. Mengesha, Zoe Heis, Samian Sulaiman, Sulaiman Sultan, Rafath Ullah, M. Fuad Jan, Suhail Allaqaband, Tanvir Bajwa, A. Jamil Tajik, and Arshad Jahangir (Abstract)

Totally implantable IV Treprostinil therapy in pulmonary hypertension assessment of the implantation procedure, Aaron B Waxman, Hugh T McElderry, Mardi Gomberg-Maitland, Martin C Burke, Edgar L Ross, Malcolm M Bersohn, Sanjog S Pangarkar, James H Tarver, Dianne L. Zwicke, Jeremy P Feldman, Murali M Chakinala, Robert P Frantz, Geoffrey B Thompson, Fernando Torres, Richard L Rauck, Kathy Clagg, Louise Durst, Pei Li, Marty Morris, Kara L Southall, Leigh Peterson, and Robert C Bourge (Article)

Transgenic overexpression of GTP cyclohydrolase 1 in cardiomyocytes ameliorates post-infarction cardiac remodeling, Yanan Liu, Shelley L Baumgardt, Juan Fang, Yang Shi, Shigang Qiao, Zeljko J Bosnjak, Jeannette Vásquez-Vivar, Zhengyuan Xia, David C Warltier, Judy R Kersten, and Zhi-Dong Ge (Article)

Transthoracic echocardiography is adequate for intraprocedural guidance of transcatheter aortic valve implantation, Renuka Jain, Daniel O'Hair, Tanvir K. Bajwa, Denise Ignatowski, Daniel R. Harland, Amanda M. Kirby, Tracy Hammonds, Suhail Q. Allaqaband, Jonathan Kay, and Bijoy K. Khandheria (Article)

Unraveling the significance of abnormal blood pressure responses during Dobutamine Stress Echocardiography, Ferande Peters and Bijoy K. Khandheria (Article)

Use of prasugrel vs clopidogrel and outcomes in patients with acute coronary syndrome undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention in contemporary clinical practice: Results from the PROMETHEUS study, Usman Baber, Samantha Sartori, Melissa Aquino, Annapoorna Kini, Samir Kapadia, Sandra Weiss, Craig Strauss, J Brent Muhlestein, Catalin Toma, Sunil V Rao, Anthony C. De Franco, Kanhaiya L Poddar, Jaya Chandrasekhar, William Weintraub, Timothy D Henry, Sameer Bansilal, Brian A Baker, Elizabeth Marrett, Stuart Keller, Mark Effron, Stuart Pocock, and Roxana Mehran (Article)

Ventricular septal dissection complicating inferior wall myocardial infarction, Lindsey Kalvin, Rayan Yousefzai, Bijoy K. Khandheria, Timothy E. Paterick, and Khawaja A. Ammar (Article)

Vitamins for cardiovascular diseases: is the expense justified?, Sulaiman Sultan, Shishir Murarka, Ahad Jahangir, Farouk Mookadam, A. Jamil Tajik, and Arshad Jahangir (Article)

Withholding ICDs after EF improves to > 35% can not be justified in all patients with CAD and left ventricular systolic dysfunction (LVSD), Indrajit Choudhuri, Kanwar Yugraj Singh, Firas Zahwe, Tadele Mangesha, Robyn Shearer, Crystal Platz, Bilal Omery, Arshad Jahangir, M. Eyman Mortada, Jasbir Sra, and Masood Akhtar (Abstract)

Withholding ICDs after EF improves to > 35% can not be justified in all patients with CAD and left ventricular systolic dysfunction (LVSD), Indrajit Choudhuri, Kanwar Yugraj Singh, Firas Zahwe, Tadele Mangesha, Robyn Shearer, Crystal Platz, Bilal Omery, Arshad Jahangir, M. Eyman Mortada, Jasbir Sra, and Masood Akhtar (Poster)

Works from 2016

102-03: Safety and efficacy of multipoint pacing in cardiac resynchronization therapy: the multipoint pacing (MPP) IDE study, Gery Tomassoni, James Baker, Raffaele Corbisiero, Charles J. Love, David Martin, Robert C. Sheppard, Seth Worley, Niraj Varma, and Imran Niazi (Abstract)

136-37: Health-related quality-of-life in patients with leadless pacemaker, Vivek Y Reddy, Derek V Exner, Imran Niazi, Rajesh Banker, Ning Yan Gu, Nirav Dalal, Ashish Oza, and John Ip (Abstract)

136-71: Echocardiographic response to dual vs single optimal left ventricular resynchronization therapy, Kanwar Y. Singh (Abstract)

16-64: multi-center experience with the spectranetics tightrail lead extraction system, Charles Love, David C. Kress, Amin Al-Ahmad, Yalcin Gokoglan, and Robert Canby (Abstract)

176-71: Insights into electrical delay between right and left ventricular leads in cardiac resynchronization therapy patients: effect of right ventricular pacing vs. normal sinus rhythm, David O'Donnell, Harish Manyam, Carlo Pappone, Seung-Jung Park, and Christophe Leclercq (Oral/Podium Presentation)

A-081:The utility of ankle-brachial index (ABI) in risk stratifying patients undergoing evaluation for coronary artery disease (CAD), Falak Shah, Jessica Pillarella, Robert S. Dieter, Bruce E. Lewis, Ferdinand Leya, John J. Lopez, Conner O’Keefe, Ivan V. Pacold, Lowell H. Steen Jr., and Amir Darki (Abstract)

AB15-01: The risk of atrial fibrillation after bariatric surgery in patients with morbid obesity with and without obstructive sleep apnea, Ahmed Dalmar, Maharaj Singh, Zoe Heis, Mahek Mirza, Indrajit Choudhuri, Atul Bhatia, M. Eyman Mortada, Imran Niazi, Vikram Nangia, Thomas Chua, A. Jamil Tajik, Jasbir Sra, and Arshad Jahangir (Abstract)

Abstract 17098: Cardiac overexpression of GTP cyclohydrolase 1 attenuates cardiac remodeling after myocardial infarction by a neuronal nitric oxide synthase-mediated mechanism, Zhi-Dong Ge, Yanan Liu, Shelley L. Baumgardt, Juan Fang, Yang Shi, Jeannette Vasquez-Vivar, and Zeljko J. Bosnjak (Abstract)

Abstract P230: The influence of calcification of ascending aorta on dicrotic notch of thoracic aorta, Aahad Khan, Scott Ray, Syed Haris Ahmed Pir, Mustafa Noor Muhammad, Mirza Mujadil Ahmad, Sharmeen Fatima Hussaini, Mirza Nubair Ahmad, Imaad Razzaque, Muhammad Nabeel Syed, Rafath Ullah, and Khawaja A. Ammar (Abstract)

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Advanced Heart Failure Treatment Options Among the Elderly, German Guzman-Gutierrez, Yang Shi, Matthew Rappelt, Arshad Jahangir, and Vinay Thohan (Review)

Anomalous coronary arteries: What we know and what we do not know, Steven C. Port (Article)

Aortic atherosclerosis: a common source of cerebral emboli, often overlooked!, Imtiaz Ismail, Anushree Agarwal M.D., Saurabh Aggarwal, Nawfal Al-Khafaji, Navdeep Gupta, Hani Badi, Aashish Chopra, Sandeep Khosla, and Rohit Arora (Article)

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Aortopathy in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy: the association with dilation of sinus of valsalva versus mid ascending aorta, an epidemiological study, Mirza N. Ahmad, Mirza M. Ahmad, Sharmeen Fatima Hussaini, Bijoy Khandheria, Renuka Jain, A Jamil Tajik, and Khawaja A. Ammar (Poster)

Aortopathy in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy; The association with sinus of valsalva versus mid ascending aorta: An epidemiological study, Mirza Nubair Ahmad, Mirza Mujadil Ahmad, Sharmeen Fatima Hussaini, Bijoy K. Khandheria, Renuka Jain, A. Jamil Tajik, and Khawaja Afzal Ammar (Abstract)

ASE’s Comprehensive Echocardiography, Roberto Lang, Steven A. Goldstein, Itzhak Kronzon, Bijoy K. Khandheria, and Victor Mor-Avi (Book)

A systematic echocardiographic approach to left ventricular assist device therapy, Denise Spiegel and Timothy E. Paterick M.D., J.D. (Book Chapter)

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Atrial Fibrillation and Stroke in Elderly Patients, Geetanjali Dang, Imaan Jahangir, Jasbir Sra, A. Jamil Tajik, and Arshad Jahangir (Review)

Atriocaval rupture after right atrial isthmus ablation for atrial flutter, Caroline Vloka, Daniel W Nelson, and Jule Wetherbee (Article)

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Benefit of implantable cardioverter-defibrillator in patients with improved left ventricular systolic function, Kanwar Y. Singh, Firas Zahwe, Bilal Omery, Wassim Ballany, Robyn Shearer, Tadele W. Mengesha, and Indrajit Choudhuri (Poster)

Bicuspid Aortic Valve: Unlocking the Morphogenetic Puzzle, Luca Longobardo, Renuka Jain, Scipione Carerj, Concetta Zito, and Bijoy K. Khandheria (Article)

Bicuspid aortic valve: Unlocking the morphogenetic puzzle, Luca Longobardo, Renuka Jain, Scipione Carerj, Concetta Zito, and Bijoy K. Khandheria (Article)

Breast cancer diagnosed by stress SPECT sestamibi: The role of inverse gray-scale imaging, Khawaja Afzal Ammar, Armaan Shaikh, Michael Anigbogu, and Steven C. Port (Article)

Bundle Branch Reentry: Mechanisms, diagnosis and management, Zalmen Blanck, Anwer Dhala, and Masood Akhtar (Book Chapter)

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Can Bedside Ultrasound Inferior Vena Cava Measurements Accurately Diagnose Congestive Heart Failure in the Emergency Department? A Clin-IQ, Miranda Gaskamp, Mark Blubaugh, Laine H. McCarthy, and Dewey C. Scheid (Topic Synopsis)

Cardiac Amyloidosis Presenting as Severe Mitral Regurgitation: A Case Series, Khawaja Afzal Ammar, Bijoy K. Khandheria, Tanvir Bajwa, Steven C. Port, Suhail Allaqaband, Renuka Jain, Gary Neitzel, and A. Jamil Tajik (Article)