Publications by Fellows

Complete percutaneous approach for arterial access in transfemoral transcatheter aortic valve replacement: A comparison with surgical cut-down and closure. Nakamura M, Chakravarty T, Jilaihawi H, Doctor N, Dohad S, Fontana G, Cheng W, Makkar RR. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2013 Jul 19. doi: 10.1002/ccd.25130. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 23873857

Pre-emptive positioning of a coronary stent in the left anterior descending artery for left main protection: a prerequisite for transcatheter aortic valve-in-valve implantation for failing stentless bioprostheses? Chakravarty T, Jilaihawi H, Nakamura M, Kashif M, Kar S, Cheng W, Makkar R. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2013 Oct 1;82(4):E630-6. doi: 10.1002/ccd.25037. Epub 2013 Jul 1. PMID: 23729203

Transcatheter left atrial appendage closure after incomplete surgical ligation. Matsumoto T, Nakamura M, Yeow WL, Siegel RJ, Kar S. JACC Cardiovasc Interv. 2013 Feb;6(2):e11-2. doi: 10.1016/j.jcin.2012.09.015. No abstract available. PMID: 23428020

Major thrombocytopenia after balloon-expandable transcatheter aortic valve replacement: Prognostic implications and comparison to surgical aortic valve replacement. Jilaihawi H, Doctor N, Chakravarty T, Kashif M, Mirocha J, Cheng W, Lill M, Nakamura M, Gheorghiu M, Makkar R. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2014 Feb 12. doi: 10.1002/ccd.25430. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 24677617

Stratification of outcomes after transcatheter aortic valve replacement according to surgical inoperability for technical versus clinical reasons. Makkar RR, Jilaihawi H, Mack M, Chakravarty T, Cohen DJ, Cheng W, Fontana GP, Bavaria JE, Thourani VH, Herrmann HC, Pichard A, Kapadia S, Babaliaros V, Whisenant BK, Kodali SK, Williams M, Trento A, Smith CR, Teirstein PS, Cohen MG, Xu K, Tuzcu EM, Webb JG, Leon MB. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2014 Mar 11;63(9):901-11. doi: 10.1016/j.jacc.2013.08.1641. Epub 2013 Oct 23. PMID: 24161334

Aortic annular sizing for transcatheter aortic valve replacement using cross-sectional 3-dimensional transesophageal echocardiography. Jilaihawi H, Doctor N, Kashif M, Chakravarty T, Rafique A, Makar M, Furugen A, Nakamura M, Mirocha J, Gheorghiu M, Stegic J, Okuyama K, Sullivan DJ, Siegel R, Min JK, Gurudevan SV, Fontana GP, Cheng W, Friede G, Shiota T, Makkar RR. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2013 Mar 5;61(9):908-16. doi: 10.1016/j.jacc.2012.11.055. PMID: 23449425