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Presentations from 2018

Cardiac transplant and mechanical circulatory support - update 2018, Frank Downey (Grand Rounds)

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Does an intervention designed to improve self-management, social support and awareness of palliative-care address needs of persons with heart failure, family caregivers and clinicians?, Margaret D Sebern, Nasir Z. Sulemanjee, Mark J Sebern, Mauricio Garnier-Villarreal, and Carol J Whitlatch (Article)

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Prophylactic use of thoracic endovascular aortic repair in a young patient with impending aortic rupture, Rafath Ullah, M Fuad Jan, Puneet Menaria, Joseph Whitnah, John Crouch, and Tanvir Bajwa (Article)

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Transthyretin amyloidosis in a septuagenarian masquerading as hypertrophic cardiomyopathy: the importance of multimodality imaging, Dhruv Chawla, Omar Cheema, M Fuad Jan, and A Jamil Tajik (Article)

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Unorthodox right parasternal imaging saves the day, Mohsin Khan, Eric Weiss, Paul Bernstein, 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

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)

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)

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)

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Peroxisome proliferator activated receptor-A agonist as a novel therapeutic to prevent oxidative stress and atrial fibrosis, Farhan Rizvi, Larisa Emelyanova, Stacie Edwards, Breanna Aldred, Peter Homar, Sean Ryan, Francis X. Downey, Gracious Ross, A. Jamil Tajik, and Arshad Jahangir (Poster)

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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)

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Remote hemodynamic monitoring program: a single center experience in reducing heart failure admissions, Christina Sauld, Rachel Pedersen, and Nasir Sulemanjee (Poster)

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The role of the echocardiography in predicting implantable cardioverter-defibrillator [ICD] Discharge, Wajih Askar, Yang Shi, Susan Olet, Ruth M. Perez, Robyn Shearer, Nasir Z. Sulemanjee, Dianne L. Zwicke, Thomas E. Hastings, Omar Cheema, and Vinay Thohan (Poster)

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)

Works from 2016

Contemporary approach to pulmonary arterial hypertension in pregnancy, Dianne L. Zwicke (Abstract)

Interim analysis of the INTERPRET patient registry program of advanced heart failure patients treated with intravenous inotropes in the ambulatory setting, Sean Kearns, Vinay Thohan, Maryjane Farr, and Jonathan Rich (Abstract)

Ranolazine protects ventricular fibroblast from failing human heart against dronedarone-induced toxicity, Larisa Emelyanova, Mingyuan Liu, Guangyuan Yang, Elizabeth Stoeckl, Milanka Petrovic, Ekhson Holmuhamedov, Farhan Rizvi, Gracious R. Ross, Francis X. Downey, Abdul Jamil Tajik, and Arshad Jahangir (Poster)

Right ventricular function in peripartum cardiomyopathy at presentation is associated with subsequent left ventricular recovery and clinical outcomes, Lori A Blauwet, Antonia Delgado-Montero, Keiko Ryo, Josef J Marek, Rami Alharethi, Paul J Mather, Kalgi Modi, Richard Sheppard, Vinay Thohan, Jessica Pisarcik, Dennis M McNamara, and John Gorcsan (Article)

Successful delivery of multiple pregnancies in women with pulmonary arterial hypertension, Dianne L. Zwicke (Abstract)

Treprostinil administered to treat pulmonary arterial hypertension using a fully implantable programmable intravascular delivery system: Results of the DelIVery for PAH trial, Robert C Bourge, Aaron B Waxman, Mardi Gomberg-Maitland, Shelley M Shapiro, James H Tarver, Dianne L. Zwicke, Jeremy P Feldman, Murali M Chakinala, Robert P Frantz, Fernando Torres, Jeffrey Cerkvenik, Marty Morris, Melissa Thalin, Leigh Peterson, and Lewis J Rubin (Article)

Works from 2015

Abstract 19925: Novel pre-implant characteristics associated with 12 month risk of gastrointestinal bleeding among patients supported with continuous flow left ventricular assist device therapy, Yang Shi, Matthew Rappelt, Rayan Yousefzai, Nasir Z. Sulemanjee, Dianne L. Zwicke, Thomas Hastings, Omar M. Cheema, Francis X. Downey, John Crouch, and Vinay Thohan (Abstract)

Can gene-expression profiling score help explain the adverse clinical outcomes seen in gender-mismatched heart transplants?, Nasir Z. Sulemanjee, P. Prasad, T. Wolf, Vinay Thohan, and J. Teuteberg (Abstract)

Expecting the unexpected: right atrial mass in a transplant patient, Rayan Yousefzai, Setu Trivedi, Renuka Jain, Omar M. Cheema, John Crouch, Vinay Thohan, and Bijoy K. Khandheria (Case Report)

Role of diastolic function in preserved exercise capacity in patients with reduced ejection fractions, Takahiro Ohara, Hiroyuki Iwano, Vinay Thohan, Dalane W Kitzman, Bharathi Upadhya, Min Pu, and William C Little (Article)