Publications by Fellows

See a complete list of all published publications by our fellows.

Selected Key Publications

Shaw RM, Nikolova AP. A surprising noncanonical role for calcineurin in pressure-induced cardiac hypertrophy. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2018 Feb 13;71(6):668-669.

Pacheco Claudio C, Quesada O, Pepine CJ, Noel Bairey Merz C. Why names matter for women: MINOCA/INOCA (myocardial infarction/ischemia and no obstructive coronary artery disease). Clin Cardiol. 2018 Feb;41(2):185-193.

Ahmed A, Henry TD. If you prick us, do we not bleed? Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2017 Nov 1;90(5):743-744.

Quesada O, Arnson Y, Tilkian A, Hayes S, Azarbal B, Berman DS. Stent in false versus true lumen of left anterior descending artery identified on cardiac computed tomography. J Cardiovasc Comput Tomogr. 2017 Oct 7. pii:S1934-5925(17)30220-4.

Ebinger J, Henry TD. From D2B to B2D: Value based STEMI care! Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2017 Jun 1;89(7):1147-1148.

Ebinger J. Health services research: cardiology in the changing health care landscape. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2017 Mar 7;69(9):A1-A36, e47-e53, 1103-1214.

Krishnan S, Otaki Y, Doris M, Slipczuk L, Arnson Y, Rubeaux M, Dey D, Slomka P, Berman DS, Tamarappoo B. Molecular imaging of vulnerable coronary plaque: a pathophysiologic perspective. J Nucl Med. 2017 Mar;58(3):359-364.

Elboudwarej O, Phan D, Patel JK, Liou F, Aintablian T, Osborne A, Yu Z, Reinsmoen N, Kobashigawa JA. Corticosteroid wean after heart transplantation-Is there a risk for antibody formation? Clin Transplant. 2017 Apr;31(4).

Cheng R, Vanichsarn C, Patel JK, Currier J, Chang DH, Kittleson MM, Makkar R, Kobashigawa JA, Azarbal B. Long-term clinical and angiographic outcomes of percutanenous coronary intervention with everolimus-eluting stents for the treatment of cardiac allograft vasculopathy. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2016 Nov 10.

Betancur J, Rubeaux M, Fuchs T, Otaki Y, Arnson Y, Slipczuk L, Benz D, Germano G, Dey D, Lin CJ, Berman D, Kaufmann P, Slomka P. Automatic valve plane localization in myocardial perfusion SPECT/CT by machine learning: anatomical and clinical validation. J Nucl Med. 2016 Nov 3. pii: jnumed.116.179911.

Cheng R, Tat E, Siegel RJ, Arsanjani R, Hussaini A, Makar M, Mizutani Y, Trento A, Kar S. Mitral annular calcification is not associated with decreased procedural success, durability of repair, or left ventricular remodelling in percutaneous edge-to-edge repair of mitral regurgitation. EuroIntervention. 2016 Oct 20;12(9):1176-1184.

Kehl DW, Rader F, Pollick C, Trento A, Siegel RJ. Medical management (β blocker ± disopyramide) of left ventricular outflow gradient secondary to systolic anterior motion of the mitral valve after repair. Am J Cardiol. 2016 Oct 1;118(7):1053-1056.

Mekonnen G, Hayek SS, Mehta PK, Li Q, Mahar E, Mou L, Kenkre TS, Petersen JW, Azarbal B, Samuels B, Anderson RD, Sedlak T, Zaya M, Agarwal M, Haftbaradaran A, Minissian M, Handberg E, Pepine CJ, Cogle CR, Bairey Merz CN, Waller EK, Quyyumi AA. Circulating progenitor cells and coronary microvascular dysfunction: Results from the NHLBI-sponsored Women's Ischemia Syndrome Evaluation - Coronary Vascular Dysfunction Study (WISE-CVD). Atherosclerosis. 2016 Oct;253:111-117.

Cheng R, Ramzy D, Azarbal B, Arabia FA, Esmailian F, Czer LS, Kobashigawa JA, Moriguchi JD. Device strategies for patients in INTERMACS profiles 1 and 2 cardiogenic shock: double bridge with extracorporeal membrane oxygenation and initial implant of more durable devices. Artif Organs. 2017 Mar;4(13):224-232.

Ebinger JE, Porten BR, Strauss CE, Garberich RF, Han C, Wahl SK, Sun BC, Abdelhadi RH, Henry TD. Design, challenges and implications of quality improvement projects using the electronic medical record: case study: a protocol to reduce the burden of postoperative atrial fibrillation. Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes. 2016 Sep;9(5):593-599.

Kehl DW, Buttan A, Siegel RJ, Rader F. Clinical utility of natriuretic peptides and troponins in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. Int J Cardiol. 2016 Sep 1;218:252-258.

Westerdahl DE, Chang DH, Hamilton MA, Nakamura M, Henry TD. Allogeneic mesenchymal precursor cells (MPCs): an innovative approach to treating advanced heart failure. Expert Opin Biol Ther. 2016 Sep;16(9):1163-1169.

Cheng R, Azarbal B, Yung A, Patel JK, Chang DH, Liou F, Makkar R, Kobashigawa JA. Elevated immune monitoring as measured by increased adenosine triphosphate production in activated lymphocytes is associated with accelerated development of cardiac allograft vasculopathy after cardiac transplantation. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2016 Aug;35(8):1018-1023.

Rafique AM, Zarrini P, Singh N, Beigel R, Tadwalkar R, Chonde M, Slipczuk L, Cercek B, Kar S, Siegel RJ. Echo-Doppler determinants of outcomes in patients with unoperated significant mitral regurgitation in current era. Open Heart. 2016 Aug 1;3(2):e000378.

Ciozda W, Kedan I, Kehl DW, Zimmer R, Khandwalla R, Kimchi A. The efficacy of sonographic measurement of inferior vena cava diameter as an estimate of central venous pressure. Cardiovasc Ultrasound. 2016 Aug 20;14(1):33.