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PUBLICATIONS:


Omar Yacob, Hector M Garcia-Garcia, Kazuhiro Dan, Mohamad Soud, Marianna Adamo, Andrea Picchi, Gennaro Sardella, Enrico Frigoli, Ugo Limbruno, Stefano Rigattieri, Roberto Diletti, Giacomo Boccuzzi, Marco Zimarino, Marco Contarini, Filippo Russo, Paolo Calabro, Giuseppe Ando, Ferdinando Varbella, Stefano Garducci, Cataldo Palmieri, Carlo Briguori, Kayode O Kuku, Alexios Karagiannis, Marco Valgimigli. Impact of optical coherence tomography findings on clinical outcomes in ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction patients: a MATRIX (Minimizing Adverse Hemorrhagic Events by Trans-radial Access Site and angioX) OCT sub-study. The International Journal of Cardiovascular Imaging. 2021 Apr;37(4):1143-1150. doi: 10.1007/s10554-020-02098-8. PMID 33225426.

 

Emad Barsoum, Sherif Elhosseiny, Brijesh Patel, Sankalp Pathak, Ankitkumar Patel, Pranaychandra Vaidya. Successful use of the impella ventricular assist device for management of reverse Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy in the setting of acute intracranial hemorrhage. Heart and Lung. Mar-Apr 2021;50(2):313-315. doi:10.1016/j.hrtlng.2021.01.007. PMID 33482434.

 

Gary Tse, Ka Hou Christien Li, Chloe Kwong Yee Cheung, Konstantinos P Letsas, Aishwarya Bhardwaj, Abhishek C Sawant, Tong Liu, Gan-Xin Yan, Henggui Zhang, Kamalan Jeevaratnam, Nazish Sayed, Shuk Han Cheng, Wing Tak Wong. Arrhythmogenic Mechanisms in Hypokalaemia: Insights From Pre-clinical Models. Frontiers in Cardiovascular Medicine. Published Feb 3, 2021. doi: 10.3389/fcvm.2021.620539. PMID 33614751.

 

Mohamad Soud, Ziad SayedAhmad, Marvin Kajy, Fares Alahdab, Fahed Darmoch, Yasser Al-Khadra, Homam Moussa Pacha, Yasar Sattar, Waqas Ullah, Fred King, Ali Bani Saad, Ghaith Alhatemi, Zaher Hakim, Omar E Ali, James J Glazier, M Chadi Alraies. The efficacy and safety of transradial and transfemoral approach in treatment of coronary chronic total occlusion: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Expert Review of Cardiovascular Therapy. 2020 Nov;18(11):809-817. doi: 10.1080/14779072.2020.1813025. Epub 2020 Oct 27. PMID 32825807.

 

Pablo Michel, Javier Amione-Guerra, Omar Sheikh, Lauren C Jameson, Shweta Bansal, Anand Prasad. Meta-analysis of intravascular volume expansion strategies to prevent contrast-associated acute kidney injury following invasive angiography.  Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions.  2020 Nov 13. doi: 10.1002/ccd.29387. PMID 33185335.

 

James C Gubitosa, Parul Kakar, Christine Gerula, Hernando Nossa, Diana Finkel, Kristin Wong, Megna Khatri, Hasan Ali. Marked Sinus Bradycardia Associated With Remdesivir in COVID-19: A Case and Literature Review. JACC Case Reports. 2020 Nov 18;2(14):2260-2264. doi: 10.1016/j.jaccas.2020.08.025. PMID 33163977.

 

Giselle Alexandra Suero-Abreu, Aris Karatasakis, Sana Rashid, Maciej Tysarowski, Analise Douglas, Richa Patel, Emaad Siddiqui, Aishwarya Bhardwaj, Christine M Gerula, Daniel Matassa. Factors Associated with Disparities in Appropriate Statin Therapy in an Outpatient Inner City Population. Healthcare (Basel). 2020 Sep 24;8(4):361. doi: 10.3390/healthcare8040361. PMID 32987753

 

Mohamad Soud, Gavin Ho, Alexandre Hideo-Kajita, Omar Yacob, Ron Waksman, Eugène P McFadden, Hector M Garcia-Garcia. Periprocedural Myocardial Injury: Pathophysiology, Prognosis, and Prevention. Cardiovascular Revascularization Medicine. 2020 Aug;21(8):1041-1052. doi: 10.1016/j.carrev.2020.04.011. PMID 32586745.

Mohamad Soud, Alexandre Hideo-Kajita, Gavin Ho, Omar Yacob, Fares Alahdab, Fred King, Ron Waksman, Eugène P McFadden, Hector M Garcia-Garcia. Impact of periprocedural biomarker elevation on mortality in stable angina pectoris patients undergoing elective coronary intervention: a systematic review and meta-analysis including 24 666 patients. Coronary Artery Disease. Published March 31, 2020. PMID 31609755.

 

Rastko Rakočević, Renjit Thomas, Ralph G Oriscello. Clinical Dilemma - Cardiac Memory vs Myocardial Ischemia. Cureus. Published February 28, 2020. PMID: 32257674. PMCID: PMC7105083. DOI: 10.7759/cureus.7129

 

Hector M Garcia-Garcia, Marianna Adamo, Mohamad Soud, Omar Yacob, Andrea Picchi, Gennaro Sardella, Enrico Frigoli, Ugo Limbruno, Stefano Rigattieri, Roberto Diletti, Giacomo Boccuzzi, Marco Zimarino, Marco Contarini, Filippo Russo, Paolo Calabrò, Giuseppe Andò, Ferdinando Varbella, Stefano Garducci, Cataldo Palmieri, Carlo Briguori, Alexios Karagiannis, Marco Valgimigli. Assessment of residual thrombus burden in patients with ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction undergoing bivalirudin versus unfractionated heparin infusion: The MATRIX (minimizing adverse hemorrhagic events by transradial access site and angioX) OCT study. Cathertization and Cardiovascular Interventions: Society for Cardiac Angiography and Interventions. Published online December 29, 2019. PMID 31883294

 

Raza, A. Successful Treatment of Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement Infective Endocarditis Presenting With Aortic Root Abscess in an Immunocompromised Host. American Journal of Therapeutics: November 25, 2019 - Volume Publish Ahead of Print - Issue - doi: 10.1097/MJT.0000000000001026

 

Smita Bakhai, Aishwarya Bhardwaj, Huy Phan, Shane Varghese, Gregory D Gudleski, Jessica L Reynolds. Optimisation of diagnosis and treatment of heart failure in a primary care setting.  BMJ Open Quality. Published October 14, 2019. PMID: 31673640 PMCID: PMC6797327  DOI: 10.1136/bmjoq-2019-000660

 

Abhishek C Sawant, Arnav Kumar, Wilmon Mccray, Sheldon Tetewsky, Linda Parone, Srilekha Sridhara, Meghana Prakash Hiriyur Prakash, Gary Tse, Tong Liu, Nidhi Kanwar, Aishwarya Bhardwaj, Sahoor Khan, Christopher Manion, Ankush Lahoti, Ashish Pershad, Peter Elkin, John Corbelli. Superior safety of direct oral anticoagulants compared to Warfarin in patients with atrial fibrillation and underlying cancer: a national veterans affairs database study. Journal of Geriatric Cardiology. Published September 16, 2019. PMID: 31645857 PMCID: PMC6790962 DOI: 10.11909/j.issn.1671-5411.2019.09.006

 

Aris Karatasakis, Barbara Danek, Khaldoon Alaswad, Stéphane Rinfret, Dimitrios Karmpaliotis, Yader Sandoval, Ahmad Alkhalil, Anthony Lucev, Subhash Banerjee and Emmanouil Brilakis RADIAL VERSUS FEMORAL ACCESS FOR CHRONIC TOTAL OCCLUSION PERCUTANEOUS INTERVENTION: SYSTEMATIC REVIEW AND META-ANALYSIS OF IN-HOSPITAL OUTCOMES. Journal of the American College of Cardiology vol. 73 no. 9 Supplement 1 1281. Published online April 30, 2019. Print ISSN: 0735-1097

 

Ibrahim H1, Vapheas E1, Shah B1,2, AlKhalil A3, Querijero M1, Jilaihawi H1, Neuburger P1, Staniloae C1, Williams MR1. Preprocedural P2Y12 inhibition and decrease in platelet count following transcatheter aortic valve replacement. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2019 May 6. PMID: 31062487.

 

Fares A1, Alaiti MA1, Alkhalil A2, Al-Kindi S1, Chami T1, Martin B1, Thakker P3, Nadeem F1, Rajagopalan S1, Simon D1, Gilkeson R4, Bezerra HG5 Real world utilization of computed tomography derived fractional flow reserve: Single center experience in the United States. Cardiovasc Revasc Med. 2019 Jan 17. PMID: 30833210.

 

Khalil C1, Pham M1, Sawant AC1, Sinibaldi E1, Bhardwaj A1, Ramanan T1, Qureshi R2, Khan S1, Ibrahim A1, Gowda SN1, Pomakov A1, Sadawarte P3, Lahoti A1, Hansen R1, Baldo S1, Colern G1, Pershad A4, Iyer V5. Neutrophil-to-lymphocyte ratio predicts heart failure readmissions and outcomes in patients undergoing transcatheter aortic valve replacement. Indian Heart J. 2018 Dec;70 Suppl 3:S313-S318. PMID 30595282.

 

Bakhai S1, Bhardwaj A1, Sandhu P1, Reynolds JL1. Optimisation of lipids for prevention of cardiovascular disease in a primary care. BMJ Open Qual. 2018 Aug 13;7(3):e000071. PMID: 30167469.

 

Bhardwaj A1, Ramanan T1, Sawant AC1, Sinibaldi E1, Pham M1, Khan S1, Qureshi R2, Agrawal N1, Khalil C1, Hansen R1, Baldo S1, Colern G1, Corbelli J1, Pershad A3, Beck H1, Iyer V1. Quality of life outcomes in transcatheter aortic valve replacement patients requiring pacemaker implantation. J Arrhythm. 2018 Jun 12;34(4):441-449. PMID: 30167016.

 

Sawant AC1, Bhardwaj A1, Banerjee K2, Jobanputra Y2, Kumar A2, Parikh P2, Kandregula KC2, Poddar K2, Ellis SG2, Nair R2, Corbelli J1, Kapadia S2. Fractional flow reserve guided percutaneous coronary intervention results in reduced ischemic myocardium and improved outcomes. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2018 Oct 1;92(4):692-700. PMID: 29405553.

 

Glotzer TV1, Shah M2, Jain S2, Zimmerman JM1. Unusual case of late dislodgment of a superior vena cava coil. HeartRhythm Case Rep. 2018 Jun 11;4(9):405-407. PMID: 30228965

 

Jain S1,2, Mirza S1,2, Shukla G1,3 Inadvertent atrial dissociation following catheter ablation: A demonstration of cardiac anisotropy and functional block. HeartRhythm Case Rep. 2018 Dec 31;5(4):201-204. PMID: 30997334

 

Attizzani GF1,2,3, Al-Kindi SG1,3, Dalton JE4, Alkhalil A1,2, DeCicco A1, Mayuga M1, Funderburg NT5, Blackstone EH4, Parikh S1, Longenecker CT1, Lederman MM6, Simon DI1,2, Costa MA1,2, Zidar DA1. Anisocytosis and leukocytosis are independently related to survival after transcatheter aortic valve replacement. J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown). 2018 Apr;19(4):191-194. PMID: 29369112

 

Alkhalil A1Golbari S1Song D1, Lamba H2, Fares A2, Alaiti A2, Deo S2, Attizzani GF2, Ibrahim H3, Ruiz CE4. In-hospital outcomes of transcatheter versus surgical aortic valve replacement in end stage renal disease. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2017 Nov 24. PMID 29171682.

 

Alkhalil A1, Lamba H1, Deo S1, Bezerra HG1, Patel SM1, Markowitz A1, Simon DI1, Costa MA1, Davis AC1, Attizzani GF1Safety of shorter length of hospital stay for patients undergoing minimalist transcatheter aortic valve replacement. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2018 Feb 1;91(2):345-353. PMID: 28836345

 

Taya V. Glotzer, Monali Shah, Shashank Jain, John M. Zimmerman. Unusual case of late dislodgment of a superior vena cava coil. HeartRhythm Case Reports. Published online June 14, 2018. In press for written publication.

Dolmatova EV1, Moazzami K1, Maher J1,2, Klapholz M1,2, Sambol J3, Waller AH Chordae Tendineae Rupture in the United States: Trends of Outcomes, Costs and Surgical Interventions. Heart Surg Forum. 2017 Feb 27;20(1):E019-E025 PMID: 28263146,

 

Kinno M, Nagpal P, Horgan S, Waller AH Comparison of Echocardiography, Cardiac Magnetic Resonance, and Computed Tomographic Imaging for the Evaluation of Left Ventricular Myocardial Function: Part 1 (Global Assessment). Curr Cardiol Rep. 2017 Jan;19(1):9 PMID: 28176279

 

Kinno M, Nagpal P, Horgan S, Waller AH Comparison of Echocardiography, Cardiac Magnetic Resonance, and Computed Tomographic Imaging for the Evaluation of Left Ventricular Myocardial Function: Part 2 (Global Assessment). Curr Cardiol Rep. 2017 Jan;19(1):9 PMID: 28116679

 

Moazzami K, Dolmatova E, Maher J, Gerula C, Sambol J, Klapholz M, Waller AH. In-Hospital Outcomes and Complications of Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting in the United States Between 2008 and 2012. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2017 Feb;31(1):19-25 PMID: 27887898

 

Dolmatova EV, Moazzami K, Klapholz M, Kothari N, Feurdean M, Waller AH Impact of Hospital Teaching Status on Mortality, Length of Stay and Cost Among Patients With Cardiac Arrest in the United States.  Am J Cardiol. 2016 Sep 1;118(5):668-72  PMID: 27378144

Waller AH, Kinno M, Blankstein R. Cardiac positron emission tomography imaging with quantification of fluorodeoxyglucose for the detection of cardiac sarcoidosis Int J Cardiol. 2015 Dec 15;201:64-5 PMID: 26298348

 

Raskin A, Castro-Dominguez Y, Mirani N, Sambol J, Waller AH, Ghesani N. Incidental ectopic thyroid follicular adenoma on myocardial perfusion imaging J Nucl Cardiol. 2016 Feb;23(1):153-4

 

Imran TF, Rahman I, Niazi O.T. et al. QT Prolongation and Clinical Outcomes in Patients with Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy. Pacing Clinical Electrophysiology. 2016 Jun;39(6):607-1. PMID: 270621531

 

Kinno M, Gardin JM. American Heart Association’s Life’s Simple 7: Avoiding Heart Failure and Preserving Cardiac Structure and Function.  http://www.acc.org. May 13, 2016. http://www.acc.org/latestest-in-cardiology/articles/2016/05/27/01/55/ahas-lifes-simple--7

 

O.T. Niazi et al. The Challenges of Managing Combined Right Atrial and Right Ventricular Infarction. JACC. 2016; 67(13_S):1146-1146. April 2016

 

Kinno M, Mathenge N, Patel M, Niazi OT, Tashman R, Lichtenstein SJ, Tariq U, Castro Dominguez Y, Boppana VS, Saeed Q.  Isolated Coronary Vasculitis as a Cause of Acute Myocardial Infarction: A Diagnostic Dilemma.  Journal of the American College of Cardiology.  Vol. 67 Issue 13. April 2016

 

Kern J, Bodek D, Niazi O.T. et al. Refractory Case of Paroxysmal Autonomic Instability With Dystonia Syndrome Secondary to Hypoxia. Chest. 2016 Feb;149(2):e39-40. PMID: 26867852

 

Kinno M, Waller A, Gardin JM. Approaches to Echocardiographic Assessment of Left Ventricular Mass:  What Does Echocardiography Add? http://www.acc.or.February3, 2016. http://www.acc.org/latests-in-cardiology/articles/2016/02/02/08/21/approaches-to-echocardiographic-assessment-of-left-ventricular-mass

 

Shaikh AY, Esa N, Martin-Doyle W., Kinno M, Nieto I, Floyd KC, Browning C. Ennis C, J. Donahue JK, Rosenthal LS, McManus DD. Addition of B-type Natriuretic Peptide to Existing Clinical Risk Scores Enhances Identification of Patients at Risk for Atrial Fibrillation Recurrence after Pulmonary Vein Isolation. Crit Pathw Cardio. 2015 Dec;14(4):157-65. doi: 10.1097/HPC.

 

Waller AH, Kinno M, Blankstein R. Cardiac positron emission tomography imaging with quantification of fluorodeoxyglucose for the detection of cardiac sarcoidosis. Int J Cardiol. 2015 Aug 5;201:64-6.

 

Doukky R, Olusanya A et al. Diagnostic and Prognostic Significance of Ischemic Elextrocardigraphic Changes with Regadenoson-Stress Myocardial Perfusion. Journal of Nuclear Cardiology. Vol 22, Issue 4 pp 700-713. August 2015.

 

Raskin A, Castro-Dominguez Y, Mirani N, Sambol J, Waller AH, Ghesani N. Incidental ectopic thyroid follicular adenoma on myocardial perfusion imaging. J Nucl Cardiol. 2015 Jun 30.
Singh SGhayal PMathur AMysliwiec MLovoulos CSolanki PKlapholz MMaher J. Unicuspid Unicommissural Aortic Valve: An Extremely Rare Congenital Anomaly. Tex Heart Inst J. 2015 Jun 1;42(3):273-6. doi: 10.14503/THIJ-13-3634

 

T. Imran, O.T. Niazi et al. Risperidone Unmasking an Accessory Pathway. International Journal of Cardiology. 2015 May 6;187:488-90. PMID: 25863733

 

Imran TF, Niazi OT, Amin R, Mazza V, Klapholz M; Risperidone unmasking an accessory pathway.
Int J Cardiol. 2015 May 6;187:488-90. doi: 10.1016/j.ijcard.2015.03.419.

 

O.T. Niazi et al. To Tap or not to Tap: Left Ventricular Free Wall Rupture With Cardiac Tamponade Treated with Emergent Pericardiocentesis and Emergent Repair. JACC. Volume 65, Issue 10S, A581, March 2015

 

O.T. Niazi et al. Detection of Cardiac Metastasis Using Flouro-2-Deoxyglucose Positron Emission Tomography. JACC.  2015; 65(10S), March 2015

 

Solanki P1, Zakir RMPatel RJPentakota SRMaher JGerula CSaric MKaluski EKlapholz M. Hypertension in African Americans with heart failure: progression from hypertrophy to dilatation; perhaps not. High Blood Press Cardiovasc Prev. 2015 Mar;22(1):61-8. doi:
McManus DD, Tanriverdi K, Lin H, Esa N, Kinno M, Mandapati D, Tam S, Okike ON, Ellinor PT, Keaney JF Jr, Donahue JK, Benjamin EJ, Freedman JE. Plasma microRNAs are associated with atrial fibrillation and change after catheter ablation (the miRhythm study). Heart Rhythm. 2015 Jan;12(1):3-10. doi:10.1016/j.hrthm.2014.09.050.

 

McManus DD, Saczynski JS, Lessard D, Kinno M, Pidikiti R, Esa N, Harrington J, Goldberg RJ. Recent trends in the incidence, treatment, and prognosis of patients with heart failure and atrial fibrillation (the Worcester Heart Failure Study). Am J Cardiol. 2013 May 15;111(10):1460-5. doi:
10.1016/j.amjcard.2013.01.298.

 

Alhaj E, Ahmad US, Niazi OT, Zakhary D, Akhtar M, Zabolotsky A, Oriscello R, Voudouris A, Kaluski E, Klapholz M. Atypical stress-induced cardiomyopathy: a case series. Acta Cardiol. 2013 Apr;68(2):222-5.

 

Mathur APSaini A, Lucas BP, Yousef TA, Margeta B, Mba BDiagnostic accuracy retrospectively of electrocardiographic findings and cancer history for tamponade in patients determined to have pericardial effusion by transthoracic echocardiogram. Am J Cardiol 2013; 111:1062e1066

 

Sudhakar  Sattur , Atish Mathur, Subasit Acharji , Alfonso H. Waller, Hari Prasad, Maninder Singh,Wojciech Rudzinski, Edo Kaluski. Fractional Flow Reserve at 2013: An Update. Minerva Cardioangiologic 2013;61:21-32

 

Mathur AP, Acharji S, Anand S, Singh M, Lakshamadoss U, Prasad H, Kaluski E; Embolic protection during primary PCI; Minerva Cardioangiologic 2013;61:181-8

 

Mathur APWaller AH, Dhruvakumar S, Mazza V, Gerula C, Maher J, Klapholz M, Kaluski E; Dual antiplatelet therapy for primary and secondary prevention; Minerva Cardioangiologic 60:611-628.

 

Eyad Alhaj, MD, MPH; Nehad Alhaj, MD; Ifad Rahman, MD; Tariq O. Niazi, MD, Robert Berkowitz, MD, PhD; Marc Klapholz, MD; Uremic Cardiomyopathy: An Underdiagnosed Disease. Article first published online: 25 Apr 2013

 

POSTER PRESENTATIONS:


Bhardwaj, A. The Great Impostor: Syphilitic Aortitis Makes a Twisted Comeback. American College of Cardiology, 2021.

 

Raza, A. Variable Left Ventricular Ejection Fraction on Muligated Adionuclide Imaging Analyzed by Different Software Packages in Patients with Cancer. American College of Cardiology, 2020

 

Raza, A. Novel Application for Leadless Pacemaker in Cervical Spinal Cord Injury. American College of Cardiology, 2020.

 

Bhardwaj, A. Incidentaloma: Silent Embolization of an Atrial Septal Occluder Device In to Descending Aorta. American College of Cardiology Annual Meeting, March 2020.

 

Shah, M., et al. Incidentaloma – Silent Embolization of an Amplatzer Atrial Septal Occluder Device into Descending Aorta. American College of Cardiology, April 2020

 

Bhardwaj, A. 1. An Unusual Case of Non Small Cell Lung Cancer Presenting as Non-ST Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction. Chest Annual Meeting. October 2019.

 

Soud, M. The Efficacy and Safety of Transradial and Transfemoral Approach in Treatment of Coronary Chronic Total Occlusion: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. TCT-2019

Alkhalil A. The significance of systolic hypotensive response during Dobutamine Echo stress test in OLT patients.  American College of Cardiology, 2019

 

Thomas, R. FIT Decision Making - Eptifibatide Induced Profound Thrombocytopenia: A New Approach to Management Using IVIG and High Dose Steroids. American College of Cardiology, 2019

 

Golbari S. Hypotensive Response During Dobutamine Stress Echocardiography In patients Undergoing Orthotopic Liver Transplantation Is Predictive of Long-Term Mortality. New Jersey American College of Cardiology Chapter, 2019

 

Thomas, R. Eptifibatide-Induced Profound Thrombocytopenia Refractory to Traditional Therapy with Response to IVIG and High-Dose Steroids. American College of Cardiology, 2019

 

Jain, S., et al. A Novel Method for a New Problem: Retrieving a Leadless Pacemaker. American College of Cardiology Chapter. 2019.  

 

Jain, S.; Shah, M.; Thomas, R. A Not-so-Simple case of a “Simple” Pericardial Cyst. SCMR, 2019

 

Shah, M., et al. Eptifibatide Induced Profound Thrombocytopenia: A new approach to management using intravenous immunoglobulin and high dose steroids. American College of Cardiology, 2019

 

Shah, M.; Lucev, A.. Unusual Presentation of Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy due to Eye Pain. New Jersey American College of Cardiology Chapter, 2019.

 

Raza, A. Eptifibatide induced profound thrombocytopenia- a new approach to management using IVIG and high steroids American College of Cardiology, 2019

 

Thomas, R. A novel case of Takotsubo Syndrome triggered by Acute Angle-Closure Glaucoma. American College of Cardiology FIT Clinical Decision making. 2018

 

Thomas, R. Using CMR to guide the use of medical therapy for an acute myocardial infarction in a patient with suspected left ventricular pseudoaneurysm – SCMR 2018

 

Bhardwaj, A. Superior Survival With Direct Oral Anticoagulants Compared to Warfarin in Patients With Atrial Fibrillation and Underlying Cancer: Veterans Affairs Database Study. American Heart Association Conference, November 2018.

 

Golbari S. Significance Of Hypotensive Response During Dobutamine Stress Echocardiography In Patients Undergoing Orthotopic Liver Transplantation.New Jersey American College of Cardiology Chapter, April 2018

 

Marte J. Review of Cardio-oncology, New Jersey American College of Cardiology Chapter, April 2018

 

Alkhalil A. The significance of systolic hypotensive response during Dobutamine Echo stress test in OLT patients. New Jersey American College of Cardiology Chapter, April 2018

 

Golbari S. In-Hospital Outcomes of Transcatheter Versus Surgical Aortic Valve Replacement in End Stage Renal Disease.New Jersey American College of Cardiology Chapter, April 2018 and TCT Conference, October 2017

 

Thomas R. Endoscopy prior to TEE in Cirrhosis. New Jersey American College of Cardiology Chapter, April 2018
Olusanya A. Misleading: A left Ventricular Endocardal Pacemaker Lead. American College of Cardiology National Conference, March 2018

 

Olusanya A. Continuous Murmur: Ruptured Sinus of Valsalva aneurysm. New Jersey American College of Cardiology Chapter, February 2018

 

Lucev A. Risk of VAD Thrombosis Due to Left Ventricular Recovery. Division of Heart Failure and Pulmonary Hypertension, Hackensack University Medical Center. 2018

 

Lucev A. Process Improvement for Education and Competency in First Responders Regarding Ventricular Assist Device Emergencies. Heart Failure and Pulmonary Hypertension Program, Hackensack University Medical Center, Hackensack, NJ. Also presented at Emergency Medical Services, Hackensack University Medical Center, Hackensack, NJ. 2018

 

M. Shah; R. Thomas; A. Bhardwaj. Using CMR to guide the use of medical therapy for an acute myocardial infarction in a patient with suspected left ventricular pseudoaneurysm. New Jersey American College of Cardiology Chapter, 2018

 

M. Shah; A. Lucev. Safe use of percutaneous right ventricular assist device for prevention of acute right ventricular failure during pericardiectomy for constrictive pericarditis. European Society of Cardiology Heart Failure, Vienna, Austria. 2018

 

M. Shah. Importance of tissue characterization with cardiac magnetic resonance in diagnosis of acute myocarditis. European Society of Cardiology Heart Failure, Vienna, Austria. 2018

 

M. Shah. Safety of Transesophageal Echocardiogram in Patients with Gastroesophageal Varices. NJACC. 2018

 

M. Shah, et al. Pseudoaneurysm of Mitral-Aortic Intervalvular Fibrosa Presenting After Mitral Valve Endocarditis. New Jersey American College of Cardiology Chapter, April 2018

 

Alkhalil A. In-Hospital Outcomes of Transcatheter Versus Surgical Aortic Valve Replacement in End Stage Renal Disease. TCT Conference, October 2017

 

Alkhalil A. Trends Of Access And Operative Volume Of Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement In The Unites States- Descriptive Analysis. TCT Conference, October 2017

 

Alkhalil A. Lymphocyte Counts Are dynamic and associated with survival after TAVR. TCT Conference, October 2017

 

Golbari S., Jain, S. Trends Of Access And Operative Volume Of Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement In The United States - Descriptive Analysis. TCT Conference, October 2017

 

Jain S. Acute Pulmonary and Paradoxical Embolism Treated With Catheter Based Thrombectomy. American College of Cardiology Conference, March 2017

 

Jain S.  Unloading the Left Ventricle: A Case of Mechanical Circulatory Support in Acute Aortic Insufficiency. American College of Cardiology Conference, March 2017

 

Jain, S.  Dissolve It or Take It Out Excellent Outcome of Right-Sided Heart Clot In-Transit. American College of Cardiology Conference, March 2017

 

Jain, S.  Comparison of In-Hospital Outcomes of Septic Shock Patients With and Without Atrial Fibrillation: A Retrospective Propensity-Matched Analysis, American College of Cardiology Conference, March 2017

 

Alkhalil, A.  In-Hospital Outcomes of Transcatheter Versus Surgical Aortic Valve Replacement in End Stage Renal Disease.  American College of Cardiology Conference, March 2017

 

O.T. Niazi.  In-Hospital Outcomes of Patients with Atrial Fibrillation and Septic Shock. American College of Cardiology Conference, March 2017

 

O.T. Niazi.  The Economic Impact of Atrial Fibrillation in Patients Undergoing Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement, American College of Cardiology Conference, March 2017

 

OT. Niazi.  Paradoxical Embolism Treated with Catheter Based Thrombectomy. American College of Cardiology Conference, March 2017

 

OT. Niazi.  Atrial Esophageal Fistula after Atrial Fibrillation Ablation. American College of Cardiology Conference, March 2017

 

Jain, S. et al.  From Broken Heart to Torn Heart Cardiac Rupture in Takotsubo’s Cardiomyopathy.  Presented at the NJACC, February 2017, West Orange, NJ

 

Ra’ad Tashman.  In-Hospital Mortality Among Patients Receiving an Implantable Cardioverter-defibrillator in the United States: 2000 to 2012.  American College of Cardiology Conference, April 2016

 

O.T. Niazi et al. The Challenges of Managing Combined Right Atrial and Right Ventricular Infarction. American College of Cardiology Conference April 2016


Rojas-Marte G, Olusanya A, Mirza S, Waller A.  Use of Pharmacomechanical Thrombectomy in a Patient with Acute Pulmonary Embolism with Imminent Hemodynamic Collapse and Very High Risk for Cerebral Hemorrhage. Presented at the NJACC, Feb 25, 2016, West Orange, NJ.

 

Rojas-Marte G, Bajwa F, Waller A. Mitral Aortic Intervalvular Fibrosa (MAIVF) Pseudoaneurysm Secondary to Infective Endocarditis in a Patient with Bicuspid Aortic Valve. Presented at the NJACC, Feb 25, 2016, West Orange, NJ

 

O.T. Niazi et al. Detection of Cardiac Metastasis Using Flouro-2-Deoxyglucose Positron Emission Tomography. American College of Cardiology Conference March 2015

 

Adebayo Olusanya.  The Management of a right ventricle Bullet Embolus.  Presented at the NJACC, February 25, 2015, West Orange, NJ

 

Atish Mathur, Wojciech Rudzinski, Nicolas Kalayeh, Samir Garyali, Hayder Hashim, Michael Benz, James Maher, Marc Klapholz, Edo Kaluski.Annual UMDNJ Department of Medicine Research Day, May 2013. Comparison of efficacy and systemic hemodynamic effects of two doses of intracoronary sodium nitroprusside for fractional flow reserve study. Annual UMDNJ Department of Medicine Research Day May 2013.

 

Nandan Thirunahari MD, Adam Raskin MD, Ifad Rahman MD, Wojciech Rudzinski MD, Christine Gerula MD, Baburao Koneru MD, Arun Samanta MD, Marc Klapholz MD. Left ventricular diastolic dysfunction is an independent predictor of long-term mortality in patients who underwent liver transplant for end stage liver disease. Annual UMDNJ Department of Medicine Research Day May 2013.Ipsit Pandya MD, Christine Orlowicz MD, Nandan Thirunahari MD, Pallavi Solanki MD.Hepatocellular Carcinoma with Tumor Thrombosis in IVC presenting as Acute Pulmonary Tumor Embolism.  Annual UMDNJ Department of Medicine Research Day May 2013.

 

Sukhjeet Singh DO, Nandan Thirunahari MD, Ifad Rahman MD, James Maher MD. Double Orifice Mitral Valve:  An Uncommon Congenital Anomaly.  Annual UMDNJ Department of Medicine Research Day May 2013.

 

Atish Mathur, Hayder Hashim, Wojciech Rudzinski, Puneet Ghayal, Christopher DiGiorgio. ST-Segment Analysis using Wireless Technology in Acute Myocardial Infarction (STAT-MI) Trial – 7 years Outcomes of a Prospective Single Center Study of ST elevation MI.  Annual UMDNJ Department of Medicine Research Day, May 2013.

 

Adam Raskin, Atish Mathur, Christopher DiGiorgio. APVR and Sinus Venous ASD in ESLD. Annual UMDNJ Department of Medicine Research Day May 2013.

 

Adam Raskin, Priya Umapathi, Puneet Ghayal. LV Non-compaction Decompensated by Myocarditis. Annual UMDNJ Department of Medicine Research Day May 2013.

 

Adam Raskin, Roopa Ray. Malignant Constrictive Pericarditis. Annual UMDNJ Department of Medicine Research Day May 2013.

 

C. Di Giorgio, P. Ghayal, A. Raskin, and M. Klapholz. "Lutembacher's Syndrome: Combination of Atrial Septal Defect and Mitral Stenosis." Annual UMDNJ Department of Medicine Research Day May 2013.

 

M. Mysliwiec, S. Singh, P. Ghayal, A. Mathur, C. Di Giorgio, P. Solanki, and M. Klapholz. "Case Report: Unicuspid Aortic Valve." Annual UMDNJ Department of Medicine Research Day, May 2013.

 

A. Raskin, S. Singh, P. Ghayal, J. Maher, and M. Klapholz. "Case Report: Sinus of Valsalva Aneurysm." Annual UMDNJ Department of Medicine Research Day May 2013.

 

ORAL PRESENTATIONS:


M. Shah et al. Eptifibatide Induced Profound Thromboycytopenia: A New Approach to Management Using Intraveneous Immunoglobulin and High Dose Steroids.NJMS Research Day 2019.

 

M. Shah et al.Safety of Transesophageal Echocardiagram in Patients with Gastroesophageal Varices. NJACC. 2018

 

Raza, A.A case of missing STEMI. Morbidity and mortality conference. August 8, 2018.

 

Raza, A. Defining cancer therapy related cardiac dysfunction in oncology patients. Morbidity and Mortality conference. August 2018.

 

Farhan Bajwa, Valentin Suma Safety of Perflutren-Based Echocardiographic Contrast Agent Adminstration in the Setting of a Patent Foramen Ovale (PFO); a Multicenter Study Conducted in Tertiary Care Centers Based in the New York/Chicago Metropolitan Areas. American College of Cardiology Conference March 17, 2017, Washtington, DC.

 

O.T. Niazi et al. Depot Medroxyprogesterone Acetate Induced Myocardial Infarction Detected by Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Imaging. Society for Cardiac Magnetic Resonance. January 2016, Los Angeles. Oral Presentation.

 

O.T. Niazi et al. To Tap or not to Tap: Left Ventricular Free Wall Rupture With Cardiac Tamponade Treated with Emergent Pericardiocentesis and Emergent Repair. American College of Cardiology Conference March 2015.

 

O.T. Niazi et al. Blood Cyst on Mitral Valve Papillary Muscle. New Jersey American College of Cardiology Chapter. West Orange, NJ. (Poster). February 2015

 

Atish Mathur. ST-Segment Analysis using Wireless Technology in Acute Myocardial Infarction (STAT-MI) Trial – 7 years Outcomes of a Prospective Single Center Study of ST elevation MI.  Annual UMDNJ Department of Medicine Research Day, May 2013.

 

Adam Raskin. “LV Non-compaction Decompensated by Myocarditis”. Internal Medicine Pathology Conference UMDNJ – New Jersey Medical School, Newark, NJ.   March 28, 2013.

 

Adam Raskin. “Malignant Constrictive Pericarditis”. Internal Medicine Pathology Conference UMDNJ – New Jersey Medical School, Newark, NJ.  January 2, 2013.

 

ABSTRACTS:


 

Raza, A. Variable Left Ventricular Ejection Fraction On Multigated Radionuclide Imaging Analyzed By Different Software Packages In Patients With Cancer. American Society of Nuclear Cardiology, 2020.

 

Bhardwaj, A. The Incidence of Neurocognitive Deficits in Patients That Have Undergone Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement New Jersey American College of Nuclear Cardiology Chapter, 2019

 

Mathenge N, Patel M, Dikdan S, Kazi A, Kinno M, Rashed E, Banerjee R, Moazzami K, Onibile O, Klapholz M. Comparison of in-hospital outcomes among HIV seropositive versus HIV seronegative patients admitted with heart failure in the United States: 2000 to 2012. [Abstract] accepted to American Heart Association Scientific Sessions (2016).

 

ACC 16, April 2-4, Chicago, Illinois. Isolated Coronary Vasculitis as a Cause of Acute Myocardial Infarction: A Diagnostic Dilemma.  Kinno M, Mathenge N, Patel M, Niazi OT, Tashman R, Lichtenstein SJ, Tariq U, Castro Dominguez Y, Boppana VS, Saeed Q.

 

ACC 16, April 13, Chicago, Illinois. The Challenges in Managing Combined Right Atrial and Right Ventricular Infarction. OT Niazi et al.

 

ACC 16, April 12, Chicago, Illinois. Isolated Coronary Vasculitis as a Cause of Acute Myocardial Infarction: A Diagonostic Dilemma.  M Kinno, OT Niazi et al.

 

Kinno M, Castro Dominguez Y, Duma, N, Tashman R, Jain S, Waller AH.
MTHFR and G20210A Prothrombin Gene Mutations as a cause of Early Coronary Artery Disease and Ventricular Thrombi: CMRI Assessment of Viability and Thrombus Characterization. 19th Annual SCMR Scientific Session.

 

Niazi, OT, Kinno M, Rastogi S, Klapholz M, Waller AH, Depot Medroxyprogesterone Acetate Induced Myocardial Infarction Detected by Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Imaging. 19th Annual SCMR Scientific Session 2016.

 

Kinno M, Castro Dominguez Y, Niazi OT, Jain S, Mirza S, Maher J, Waller AH. Coxsackie Myocarditis Presenting with Sustained Ventricular Tachycardia and Slow Coronary Flow: Role of Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Imaging in Diagnosis. 19th Annual SCMR Scientific Session 2016.

 

ACC 13, March 9-11, San Francisco 2013.  Comparison of efficacy and systemic hemodynamic effects of two doses of intracoronary sodium nitroprusside for fractional flow reserve study.  Atish Mathur, Wojciech Rudzinski, Nicolas Kalayeh, Samir Garayali, Hayder Hashim, Michael Benz, James Maher, Marc Klapholz, Edo Kaluski.

 

CURRENT CARDIOLOGY CLINICAL TRIALS:


INDUSTRY SPONSORED STUDIES:


  1. ARRAY-797-301: A Phase 3, Multinational, Randomized, Placebo-controlled Study of ARRY-371797 in Patients with Symptomatic Cilated Cardiomyopathy Due to Lamin A/C Gene Mutation

    Sponsor: Array BioPharma Inc.

    PI: Marc Klapholz, MD

  2.  

  3. GRAHF-2: Genomic Analysis of Enhanced Response to Heart Failure Therapy in African Americans

    Sponsor: NHLBI- Uni of Pittsburgh

    PI: Pallavi Solanki, MD

  4.  

  5. OPTIMIZER SMART POST-APPROVAL

    Sponsor: Impulse Dynamics

    PI: Emad Aziz, MD

  6.  

  7. MARVEN:  Clinical, Electrocardiographic, and Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Imaging Risk Factors Associated with Ventricular Tachyarrhythmias in Nonischemic Cardiomyopathy

    Sponsor: University of Rochester

    PI: Emad Aziz, MD

  8.  

  9. SOLVE CRT: Stimulation Of the Left Ventricular Endocardium for Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy in Non-Responders and Previously Untreatable Patients

    Sponsor: Microport CRM

    PI: Emad Aziz, MD

     

  10. MICROPORT:  Observational Study on Inappropriate therapies after Replacement of ICDs
  11. Sponsor: Microport CRM

    PI: Emad Aziz, MD

 

 


INDUSTRY SPONSORED STUDIES (Completed):


  1. HEART-FID: 1VIT15043: A Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Study to Investigate the Efficacy and Safety of Injectafer® (Ferric Carboxymaltose) as Treatment for Heart Failure with Iron Deficiency

    Sponsor: Luitpold Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

    PI:  Mark Quadrel, MD

  2.  

  3. D1693C00001: Dapagliflozin Effect on CardiovascuLAR Events: A Multicenter, Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Trial to Evaluate the Effect of Dapagliflozin 10 mg Once Daily on the Incidence of Cardiovascular Death, Myocardial Infarction or Ischemic Stroke in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes

    Sponsor: AstraZeneca AB

    PI:  Marc Quadrel, MD

  4.  

  5. CRLX030A2301 (RELAX): A multicenter, randomized, double-blind, placebo controlled phase IIIb study to evaluate the efficacy, safety and tolerability of Serelaxin when added to standard therapy in acute heart failure patients

    Sponsor: Novartis

    PI: Pallavi Solanki, MD

  6.  

  7. MOTION:  A Phase IV, Prospective, Single-Arm, Open-Label Study to Measure Outcomes in Patients with Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension not on Active Treatment

    Sponsor: Bayer Healthcare

    PI: James Maher, MD

  8.  

  9. GeNO-P-2010-002:  A Phase 2, Open-Label, Dose-Escalation Study in Subjects with Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension, (PAH, WHO Group 1) and Pulmonary Hypertension Secondary to Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis, (PH-IPF WHO Group 3) Using Inhaled NITROsyl™

    Sponsor: GeNO LLC

    PI: Marc Klapholz, MD

  10.  

  11. ULA 01- TRUE-AHF: Phase III, Multicenter, Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Trial to Evaluate the Efficacy and Safety of Ularitide (Urodilatin) Intravenous Infusion in Patients Suffering from Acute Decompensated Heart Failure [TRUE-AHF]

    Sponsor: Cardiorentis

    PI: Pallavi Solanki, MD

  12.  

  13. SOCRATES-HF-PRESERVED:  A randomized parallel-group, placebo-controlled, double-blind, multicenter dose finding phase II trial exploring the pharmacodynamic effects, safety and tolerability, and pharmacokinetics of four dose regimens of the oral sGC stimulator BAY 1021189 over 12 weeks in patients with worsening heart failure and preserved ejection fraction (HFpEF) - SOluble Guanylate Cyclase stimulatoR in heArT failure patientS with PRESERVED EF (SOCRATES-PRESERVED)

    Sponsor: Bayer Healthcare

    PI: James Maher, MD

  14.  

  15. PRESERVE:  A Prospective Randomized Double Blinded Placebo Controlled Phase II Trial of Intra-coronary Infusion of AMR-001, a Bone Marrow Derived Autologous CD34+ Selected Cell Product, in Patients with Acute Myocardial Infarction

    Sponsor: Amorcyte, Inc

    PI: Marc Klapholz, MD

  16.  

  17. PFO Access: Patent Foramen Ovale Closure with the Amplatzer PFO Occluder in patients with Recurrent Cryptogenic Stroke (due to presumed paradoxical embolism through a patent foramen ovale) Who have Failed Conventional Therapy.

    Sponsor: AGA Medical Corporation

    PI: Marc Klapholz, MD

  18.  

  19. RESPECT: The Randomized Evaluation of Recurrent Stroke comparing PFO Closure to Established Current Standard of Care Treatment.

    Purpose: To evaluate the efficacy of the AMPLATZER percutaneous closure device vs. medical therapy in patients with PFO in the prevention of recurrent embolic stroke.

    Sponsor: AGA Medical

    PI: Marc Klapholz, MD

  20.  

  21. BEAT- LUNG PAH:  A multicenter, double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled, Phase 3 study to assess the efficacy and safety of oral BPS-314d-MR added-on to treprostinil, inhaled (Tyvaso®) in subjects with pulmonary arterial hypertension

    Sponsor: Lung LLC

    PI: Marc Klapholz, MD

  22.  

  23. RESPOND CRT: To assess the safety and effectiveness of the automatic atrioventricular (AV) delay and interventricular (VV) delay optimization algorithm used in the PARADYM RF SONR Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy with Defibrillation (CRT-D) device (Model 9770) in combination with the SonRtip Lead, which includes a SonR sensor in the tip of the atrial pacing lead, and compatible programming software.

    Sponsor: Sorin Group

    PI: Marc Klapholz, MD

  24.  

  25. ANTHEM-HFrEF: Autonomic Regulation Therapy to Enhance Myocardial Function and Reduce Progression of Heart Failure with Reduced Ejection Fraction (ANTHEM-HFrEF Pivotal Study)

    Sponsor: LivaNova USA

    PI:  Marc Klapholz, MD

  26.  

  27. AC-055-403: REPAIR STUDY:  A prospective, multicenter, single-arm, open-label, Phase 4 study to evaluate the effects of macitentan on Right vEntricular remodeling in Pulmonary ArterIal hypeRtension assessed by cardiac magnetic resonance imaging)

    Sponsor: Actelion

    PI: Alfonso Waller, MD

 

 


DEPARTMENT FUNDED STUDIES:


  1. COVID-19 Convalescent Plasma Expanded Access (Rutgers NJMS)

    PI: Marc Klapholz, MD

  2.  

  3. COVID-19 Convalescent Plasma

    PI: Marc Klapholz, MD

  4.  

  5. STAT-MI Trial:  ST-Elevation Analysis Using Wireless Technology: Achieving the Golden Hour in Acute Myocardial Infarction- evaluating the efficacy of field based wireless ECG transmission in the treatment of STEMI. And their impact across gender and racial differences

    PI:  Marc Klapholz, MD

  6.  

  7. Retrospective evaluation of cardiovascular disease in patients with HIV infection at NJMS University Hospital

    PI: Marc Klapholz, MD

  8.  

  9. Defining The Cardiovascular Sequelae In The Pre & Post Liver Transplant Patient

    PI: Marc Klapholz, MD

  10.  

  11. GraftMaster® RX Coronary Stent Graft System

    PI: Marc Klapholz, MD

  12.  

  13. Comparison of Left Ventricular Mass in Normal and Low Ejection Fraction Heart Failure

    PI: Marc Klapholz, MD

  14.  

  15. Stress-induced cardiomyopathy

    PI: Pallavi Solanki, MD

  16.  

  17. Defining the cardiovascular sequelae in patients with sarcoidosis

    PI: Alfonso Waller, MD

  18.  

  19. The diagnostic accuracy of M-Mode in differentiating intra-cardiac from extra-cardiac shunting during agitated saline bubble-enhanced echocardiography

    PI: Alfonso Waller, MD

  20.  

  21. Safety of Transesophageal Echocardiogram with patients with esophageal and gastric varices

    PI: Alfonso Waller, MD

  22.  

  23. Defining cancer therapy-related cardiac dysfunction (CTRCD) in oncology patients

    PI: Alfonso Waller, MD

  24.  

  25. LV Remodeling

    PI: Pallavi Solanki, MD

  26.  

  27. PAPi Study: A noninvasive assessment of PAPi measured via transthoracic echocardiography may correlate with the index calculated via invasive hemodynamic measurements.

    PI: Pallavi Solanki, MD

  28.  

  29. A Study of Cardiac Imaging in Patients with Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) Infection: Cardiac Imaging in COVID-19 Protocol

    PI: Julius Gardin, MD

  30.  

  31. Observational Study on Inappropriate therapies after Replacement of ICD’s.

    PI: Emad Aziz, MD

 

 


DEPARTMENT FUNDED STUDIES (Completed):


  1. Association of Specific Protein Markers and Dilated Cardiomyopathy in African Americans

    PI: Marc Klapholz, MD

  2. Association of Early Repolarization with Cardiac Arrest following Acute Pulmonary Embolism

    PI: Marc Klapholz, MD