Publications

  1. Egbe A, Pislaru SV, Ali MA, Khan AR, Boler AN, Schaff HV, Akintoye E, Connolly HM, Nkomo VT, Pellikka PA. Early Prosthetic Valve Dysfunction Due to Bioprosthetic Valve Thrombosis: The Role of Echocardiography. JACC Cardiovasc Imaging. 2017 Oct 14 [Epub ahead of print]
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  2. Alkhouli M, Rihal CS, Zack CJ, Eleid MF, Maor E, Sarraf M, Cabalka AK, Reeder GS, Hagler DJ, Maalouf JF, Nkomo VT, Schaff HV, Said SM. Transcatheter and Surgical Management of Mitral Paravalvular Leak: Long-Term Outcomes. JACC Cardiovasc Interv. 2017 Oct 09; 10 (19):1946-1956
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  3. Huntley GD, Thaden JJ, Alsidawi S, Michelena HI, Maleszewski JJ, Edwards WD, Scott CG, Pislaru SV, Pellikka PA, Greason KL, Ammash NM, Malouf JF, Enriquez-Sarano M, Nkomo VT. Comparative study of bicuspid vs. tricuspid aortic valve stenosis. Eur Heart J Cardiovasc Imaging. 2017 Oct 03 [Epub ahead of print]
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  4. Al-Hijji MA, Alkhouli M, Sarraf M, Zack CJ, Malouf JF, Nkomo VT, Cabalka AK, Reeder GS, Rihal CS, Eleid MF. Characteristics and outcomes of re-do percutaneous paravalvular leak closure. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2017 Oct 01; 90 (4):680-689 Epub 2017 Feb 10
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  5. Greason KL, Sandhu GS, Nkomo VT, King KS, Joyce DL, Williamson EE, Holmes DR. Transcatheter aortic valve insertion after previous mitral valve operation. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Sep; 154 (3):810-815 Epub 2017 Apr 04
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  6. Grigioni F, Clavel MA, Vanoverschelde JL, Tribouilloy C, Pizarro R, Huebner M, Avierinos JF, Barbieri A, Suri R, Pasquet A, Rusinaru D, Gargiulo GD, Oberti P, Theron A, Bursi F, Michelena H, Lazam S, Szymanski C, Nkomo VT, Schumacher M, Bacchi-Reggiani L, Enriquez-Sarano M, MIDA Investigators. The MIDA Mortality Risk Score: development and external validation of a prognostic model for early and late death in degenerative mitral regurgitation. Eur Heart J. 2017 Aug 13 [Epub ahead of print]
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  7. Thaden JJ, Tsang MY, Ayoub C, Padang R, Nkomo VT, Tucker SF, Cassidy CS, Bremer M, Kane GC, Pellikka PA. Association Between Echocardiography Laboratory Accreditation and the Quality of Imaging and Reporting for Valvular Heart Disease. Circ Cardiovasc Imaging. 2017 Aug; 10 (8)
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  8. Park JY, Foley TA, Bonnichsen CR, Maurer MJ, Goergen KM, Nkomo VT, Enriquez-Sarano M, Williamson EE, Michelena HI. Transthoracic Echocardiography versus Computed Tomography for Ascending Aortic Measurements in Patients with Bicuspid Aortic Valve. J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 2017 Jul; 30: (7)625-635.
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  9. Traynor MM, Greason KL, Nkomo VT, Pochettino A, Holmes DR, Rihal CS, Reeder GS, Bresnahan JF, Mathew V. Assisted care as a baseline patient risk characteristic affecting the outcome of transcatheter aortic valve insertion. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2017 Jun 01; 89: (7)1268-1272.
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  10. Alkhouli M, Zack CJ, Sarraf M, Bashir R, Nishimura RA, Eleid MF, Nkomo VT, Sandhu GS, Gulati R, Greason KL, Holmes DR, Rihal CS. Morbidity and Mortality Associated With Balloon Aortic Valvuloplasty: A National Perspective. Circ Cardiovasc Interv. 2017 May; 10: (5).
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  11. Maor E, Raphael CE, Panaich SS, Reeder GS, Nishimura RA, Nkomo VT, Rihal CS, Eleid MF. Acute Changes in Left Atrial Pressure After MitraClip Are Associated With Improvement in 6-Minute Walk Distance. Circ Cardiovasc Interv. 2017 Apr; 10: (4).
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  12. Abram S, Arruda-Olson AM, Scott CG, Pellikka PA, Nkomo VT, Oh JK, Milan A, Abidian MM, McCully RB. Frequency, Predictors, and Implications of Abnormal Blood Pressure Responses During Dobutamine Stress Echocardiography. Circ Cardiovasc Imaging. 2017 Apr; 10: (4)
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  13. Egbe AC, Connolly HM, Pellikka PA, Schaff HV, Hanna R, Maleszewski JJ, Nkomo VT, Pislaru SV. Outcomes of Warfarin Therapy for Bioprosthetic Valve Thrombosis of Surgically Implanted Valves: A Prospective Study. JACC Cardiovasc Interv. 2017 Feb 27; 10 (4):379-387
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  14. El Sabbagh A, Al-Hijji MA, Thaden JJ, Pislaru SV, Pislaru C, Pellikka PA, Arruda-Olson AM, Grogan M, Greason KL, Maleszewski JJ, Klarich KW, Nkomo VT. Cardiac Myxoma: The Great Mimicker. JACC Cardiovasc Imaging. 2017 Feb; 10: (2)203-206.
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  15. Naksuk N, Syed FF, Krittanawong C, Anderson MJ, Ebrille E, DeSimone CV, Vaidya VR, Ponamgi SP, Suri RM, Ackerman MJ, Nkomo VT, Asirvatham SJ, Noseworthy PA. The effect of mitral valve surgery on ventricular arrhythmia in patients with bileaflet mitral valve prolapse. Indian Pacing Electrophysiol J. 2016 Nov - Dec; 16 (6):187-191 Epub 2016 Oct 24
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  16. Yadeta D, Hailu A, Haileamlak A, Gedlu E, Guteta S, Tefera E, Tigabu Z, Tesfaye H, Daniel W, Mekonnen D, Zelalem M, Tekleab Y, Alemayehu B, Mekonnen D, Azazh A, Moges T, Hailu T, Abdosh T, Yusuf N, Ayele D, Wuobshet K, Tadele H, Lemma K, Shiferaw S, Giday A, Mekonnen D, Alemu G, Zuhlke L, Allison TG, Nkomo VT, Engel ME. Prevalence of rheumatic heart disease among school children in Ethiopia: A multisite echocardiography-based screening. Int J Cardiol. 2016 Oct 15; 221:260-3 Epub 2016 July 01
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  17. Ito S, Pislaru SV, Soo WM, Huang R, Greason KL, Mathew V, Sandhu GS, Eleid MF, Suri RM, Oh JK, Nkomo VT. Impact of right ventricular size and function on survival following transcatheter aortic valve replacement. Int J Cardiol. 2016 Oct 15; 221:269-74 Epub 2016 July 06
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  18. Eleid MF, Reeder GS, Malouf JF, Lennon RJ, Pislaru SV, Nkomo VT, Rihal CS. The Learning Curve for Transcatheter Mitral Valve Repair With MitraClip. J Interv Cardiol. 2016 Oct; 29 (5):539-545 Epub 2016 July 27
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  19. Huang XM, Fu HX, Zhong L, Cao J, Asirvatham SJ, Baddour LM, Sohail MR, Nkomo VT, Nishimura RA, Greason KL, Suri RM, Friedman PA, Cha YM. Outcomes of Transvenous Lead Extraction for Cardiovascular Implantable Electronic Device Infections in Patients With Prosthetic Heart Valves. Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol. 2016 Sep; 9: (9).
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  20. Vaidya VR, DeSimone CV, Damle N, Naksuk N, Syed FF, Ackerman MJ, Ponamgi SP, Nkomo VT, Suri RM, Noseworthy PA, Asirvatham SJ. Reduction in malignant ventricular arrhythmia and appropriate shocks following surgical correction of bileaflet mitral valve prolapse. J Interv Card Electrophysiol. 2016 Aug; 46: (2)137-43.
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  21. Murashita T, Greason KL, Pochettino A, Sandhu GS, Nkomo VT, Bresnahan JF, Reeder GS, Holmes DR, Rihal CS, Mathew V. Clinical Outcomes After Transapical and Transfemoral Transcatheter Aortic Valve Insertion: An Evolving Experience. Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Jul; 102 (1):56-61 Epub 2016 Apr 23
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  22. Alsidawi S, Joyce DL, Malouf JF, Nkomo VT. Acute LVOT Obstruction with a Carbomedics Mechanical Valve Prosthesis. J Card Surg. 2016 Jun; 31: (6)376-9.
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  23. Abram S, Arruda-Olson AM, Scott CG, Pellikka PA, Nkomo VT, Oh JK, Milan A, McCully RB. Typical blood pressure response during dobutamine stress echocardiography of patients without known cardiovascular disease who have normal stress echocardiograms. Eur Heart J Cardiovasc Imaging. 2016 May; 17: (5)557-63.
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  24. Nordhues BD, Siontis KC, Scott CG, Nkomo VT, Ackerman MJ, Asirvatham SJ, Noseworthy PA. Bileaflet Mitral Valve Prolapse and Risk of Ventricular Dysrhythmias and Death. J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 2016 Apr; 27: (4)463-8.
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  25. Hickson LJ, Negrotto SM, Onuigbo M, Scott CG, Rule AD, Norby SM, Albright RC, Casey ET, Dillon JJ, Pellikka PA, Pislaru SV, Best PJM, Villarraga HR, Lin G, Williams AW, Nkomo VT. Echocardiography Criteria for Structural Heart Disease in Patients With End-Stage Renal Disease Initiating Hemodialysis. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2016 Mar 15; 67 (10):1173-1182
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  26. Kodali S, Williams MR, Doshi D, Hahn RT, Humphries KH, Nkomo VT, Cohen DJ, Douglas PS, Mack M, Xu K, Svensson L, Thourani VH, Tuzcu EM, Weissman NJ, Leon M, Kirtane AJ. Sex-Specific Differences at Presentation and Outcomes Among Patients Undergoing Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement: A Cohort Study. Ann Intern Med. 2016 Mar 15; 164: (6)377-84.
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  27. Bird JG, Lane CE, Nkomo VT. 47-Year-Old Woman With Chest Pain. Mayo Clin Proc. 2016 Mar; 91: (3)367-71.
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  28. Thaden JJ, Nkomo VT, Suri RM, Maleszewski JJ, Soderberg DJ, Clavel MA, Pislaru SV, Malouf JF, Foley TA, Oh JK, Miller JD, Edwards WD, Enriquez-Sarano M. Sex-related differences in calcific aortic stenosis: correlating clinical and echocardiographic characteristics and computed tomography aortic valve calcium score to excised aortic valve weight. Eur Heart J. 2016 Feb 21; 37: (8)693-9.
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  29. Araque JC, Greason KL, Suri RM, Holmes DR, Rihal CS, Reeder GS, Bresnahan JF, Nkomo VT, Mathew V. The Role of Balloon Aortic Valvuloplasty in Patients With Aortic Valve Stenosis and Society of Thoracic Surgeons Risk of 15% or Higher. Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Feb; 101: (2)592-7; discussion 597-8.
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  30. Cullen MW, Stulak JM, Li Z, Powell BD, White RD, Ammash NM, Nkomo VT. Left Atrial Appendage Patency at Cardioversion After Surgical Left Atrial Appendage Intervention. Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Feb; 101: (2)675-81.
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  31. Goel K, Noseworthy PA, Asirvatham SJ, Nkomo VT. Cardiac resynchronization therapy in low-flow low-gradient aortic stenosis. Eur Heart J Cardiovasc Imaging. 2016 Feb; 17: (2)145.
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  32. Pislaru SV, Nkomo VT, Sandhu GS. Assessment of Prosthetic Valve Function After TAVR. JACC Cardiovasc Imaging. 2016 Feb; 9: (2)193-206.
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  33. Tsang MY, Abudiab MM, Ammash NM, Naqvi TZ, Edwards WD, Nkomo VT, Pellikka PA. Quadricuspid Aortic Valve: Characteristics, Associated Structural Cardiovascular Abnormalities, and Clinical Outcomes. Circulation. 2016 Jan 19; 133: (3)312-9.
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  34. Alsidawi S, Nkomo VT, Dearani JA, Freeman WK. Rapid pannus formation: a rare cause of mitral stenosis following successful mitral valve repair. Eur Heart J Cardiovasc Imaging. 2016 Jan; 17: (1)8.
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  35. Ebrille E, DeSimone CV, Vaidya VR, Chahal AA, Nkomo VT, Asirvatham SJ. Ventricular pacing - Electromechanical consequences and valvular function. Indian Pacing Electrophysiol J. 2016 Jan-Feb; 16: (1)19-30.
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  36. Suri RM, Gulack BC, Brennan JM, Thourani VH, Dai D, Zajarias A, Greason KL, Vassileva CM, Mathew V, Nkomo VT, Mack MJ, Rihal CS, Svensson LG, Nishimura RA, O'Gara PT, Holmes DR Jr. Outcomes of Patients With Severe Chronic Lung Disease Who Are Undergoing Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement. Ann Thorac Surg. 2015 Dec; 100: (6)2136-45; discussion 2145-6.
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  37. Eleid MF, Michelena HI, Nkomo VT, Nishimura RA, Malouf JF, Scott CG, Pellikka PA. Causes of death and predictors of survival after aortic valve replacement in low flow vs. normal flow severe aortic stenosis with preserved ejection fraction. Eur Heart J Cardiovasc Imaging. 2015 Nov; 16: (11)1270-5.
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  38. Spoon JN, Nkomo VT, Suri RM, Pislaru SV, Spoon DB, Michelena HI, Sarano ME, Malouf JF. Mechanisms of Mitral Valve Dysfunction Following Mitral Valve Repair for Degenerative Disease. JACC Cardiovasc Imaging. 2015 Oct; 8: (10)1223-7.
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  39. Thaden JJ, Nkomo VT, Lee KJ, Oh JK. Doppler Imaging in Aortic Stenosis: The Importance of the Nonapical Imaging Windows to Determine Severity in a Contemporary Cohort. J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 2015 Jul; 28: (7)780-5.
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  40. Scantlebury DC, Hickson LJ, Pislaru SV, Nkomo VT. Cardiopulmonary complications of end-stage renal disease and severe refractory hyperparathyroidism. Eur Heart J. 2015 Jan 21; 36: (4)252.
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  41. Topilsky Y, Nkomo VT, Vatury O, Michelena HI, Letourneau T, Suri RM, Pislaru S, Park S, Mahoney DW, Biner S, Enriquez-Sarano M. Clinical outcome of isolated tricuspid regurgitation. JACC Cardiovasc Imaging. 2014 Dec; 7: (12)1185-94.
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  42. Bishu K, Suri RM, Nkomo VT, Kane GC, Greason KL, Reeder GS, Mathew V, Holmes DR, Rihal CS, Melduni RM. Prognostic impact of pulmonary artery systolic pressure in patients undergoing transcatheter aortic valve replacement for aortic stenosis. Am J Cardiol. 2014 Nov 15; 114(10):1562-7. Epub 2014 Aug 27.
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  43. Rajbanshi BG, Suri RM, Nkomo VT, Dearani JA, Daly RC, Burkhart HM, Stulak JM, Joyce LD, Li Z, Schaff HV. Influence of mitral valve repair versus replacement on the development of late functional tricuspid regurgitation. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2014 Nov; 148(5):1957-62. Epub 2014 Apr 23.
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  44. Murashita T, Greason KL, Suri RM, Nkomo VT, Holmes DR, Rihal CS, Mathew V. Aortic valve replacement for severe aortic valve stenosis in the nonagenarian patient. Ann Thorac Surg. 2014 Nov; 98: (5)1593-7.
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  45. Mathew V, Greason KL, Suri RM, Leon MB, Nkomo VT, Mack MJ, Rihal CS, Holmes DR Jr. Assessing the risk of aortic valve replacement for severe aortic stenosis in the transcatheter valve era. Mayo Clin Proc. 2014 Oct; 89(10):1427-35. Epub 2014 Jun 21.
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  46. Cullen MW, Stulak JM, Li Z, Powell BD, White RD, Nkomo VT, Ammash NM. Transesophageal echocardiography-guided cardioversion after cardiac operations. Ann Thorac Surg. 2014 Oct; 98(4):1325-30. Epub 2014 Aug 22.
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  47. Ball CA, Hegerova LT, Nkomo VT. 23-year-old woman with syncope. Mayo Clin Proc. 2014 Oct; 89(10):e93-7.
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  48. Tashiro T, Pislaru SV, Blustin JM, Nkomo VT, Abel MD, Scott CG, Pellikka PA. Perioperative risk of major non-cardiac surgery in patients with severe aortic stenosis: a reappraisal in contemporary practice. Eur Heart J. 2014 Sep 14; 35(35):2372-81. Epub 2014 Feb 19.
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  49. Nkomo VT, Suri RM, Pislaru SV, Greason KL, Mathew V, Rihal CS, Mueller PS. Advance directives of patients with high-risk or inoperable aortic stenosis. JAMA Intern Med. 2014 Sep; 174(9):1516-8.
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  50. Villarraga HR, Herrmann J, Nkomo VT. Cardio-oncology: role of echocardiography. Prog Cardiovasc Dis. 2014 Jul-Aug; 57: (1)10-8.
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  51. Orme NM, Wright TC, Harmon GE, Nkomo VT, Williamson EE, Sorajja P, Foley TA, Greason KL, Suri RM, Rihal CS, Young PM. Imaging Pandora's Box: incidental findings in elderly patients evaluated for transcatheter aortic valve replacement. Mayo Clin Proc. 2014 Jun; 89: (6)747-53.
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  52. Greason KL, Suri RM, Nkomo VT, Rihal CS, Holmes DR, Mathew V. Beyond the learning curve: transapical versus transfemoral transcatheter aortic valve replacement in the treatment of severe aortic valve stenosis. J Card Surg. 2014 May; 29(3):303-7. Epub 2014 Mar 07.
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  53. Thaden JJ, Nkomo VT, Enriquez-Sarano M. The global burden of aortic stenosis. Prog Cardiovasc Dis. 2014 May-Jun; 56(6):565-71. Epub 2014 Mar 02.
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  54. Williams M, Kodali SK, Hahn RT, Humphries KH, Nkomo VT, Cohen DJ, Douglas PS, Mack M, McAndrew TC, Svensson L, Thourani VH, Tuzcu EM, Weissman NJ, Kirtane AJ, Leon MB. Sex-related differences in outcomes after transcatheter or surgical aortic valve replacement in patients with severe aortic stenosis: Insights from the PARTNER Trial (Placement of Aortic Transcatheter Valve). J Am Coll Cardiol. 2014 Apr 22; 63(15):1522-8. Epub 2014 Feb 19.
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  55. Desimone CV, Nkomo VT, Desimone DC, Keenan LR, Enriquez-Sarano M, Asirvatham SJ. An approach to the stepwise management of severe mitral regurgitation with optimal cardiac pacemaker function. Indian Pacing Electrophysiol J. 2014 Mar; 14: (2)75-8.
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  56. Detaint D, Michelena HI, Nkomo VT, Vahanian A, Jondeau G, Sarano ME. Aortic dilatation patterns and rates in adults with bicuspid aortic valves: a comparative study with Marfan syndrome and degenerative aortopathy. Heart. 2014 Jan; 100(2):126-34. Epub 2013 Nov 19
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  57. Spoon DB, Malouf JF, Spoon JN, Nkomo VT, Sorajja P, Mankad SV, Lennon RJ, Cabalka AK, Rihal CS. Mitral paravalvular leak: description and assessment of a novel anatomical method of localization. JACC Cardiovasc Imaging. 2013 Nov; 6: (11)1212-4.
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  58. Osnabrugge RL, Mylotte D, Head SJ, Van Mieghem NM, Nkomo VT, LeReun CM, Bogers AJ, Piazza N, Kappetein AP. Aortic stenosis in the elderly: disease prevalence and number of candidates for transcatheter aortic valve replacement: a meta-analysis and modeling study. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2013 Sep 10; 62(11):1002-12. Epub 2013 May 30.
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  59. Sharma V, Greason KL, Nkomo VT, Schaff HV, Burkhart HM, Park SJ, Suri RM, Dearani JA. Repair of acute inferior wall myocardial infarction-related basal ventricular septal defect: transatrial versus transventricular approach. J Card Surg. 2013 Sep; 28(5):475-80. Epub 2013 Jul 21.
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  60. Lancellotti P, Nkomo VT, Badano LP, Bergler-Klein J, Bogaert J, Davin L, Cosyns B, Coucke P, Dulgheru R, Edvardsen T, Gaemperli O, Galderisi M, Griffin B, Heidenreich PA, Nieman K, Plana JC, Port SC, Scherrer-Crosbie M, Schwartz RG, Sebag IA, Voigt JU, Wann S, Yang PC, European Society of Cardiology Working Groups on Nuclear Cardiology and Cardiac Computed Tomography and Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance, American Society of Nuclear Cardiology Society for Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance and Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography. Expert consensus for multi-modality imaging evaluation of cardiovascular complications of radiotherapy in adults: a report from the European Association of Cardiovascular Imaging and the American Society of Echocardiography. J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 2013 Sep; 26(9):1013-32.
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  61. Lancellotti P, Nkomo VT, Badano LP, Bergler-Klein J, Bogaert J, Davin L, Cosyns B, Coucke P, Dulgheru R, Edvardsen T, Gaemperli O, Galderisi M, Griffin B, Heidenreich PA, Nieman K, Plana JC, Port SC, Scherrer-Crosbie M, Schwartz RG, Sebag IA, Voigt JU, Wann S, Yang PC, European Society of Cardiology Working Groups on Nuclear Cardiology and Cardiac Computed Tomography and Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance, American Society of Nuclear Cardiology, Society for Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance, Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography. Expert consensus for multi-modality imaging evaluation of cardiovascular complications of radiotherapy in adults: a report from the European Association of Cardiovascular Imaging and the American Society of Echocardiography. Eur Heart J Cardiovasc Imaging. 2013 Aug; 14(8):721-40.
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  62. Gharacholou SM, Scott CG, Takahashi PY, Nkomo VT, McCully RB, Fine NM, Pellikka PA. Left ventricular diastolic function and long-term outcomes in patients with normal exercise echocardiographic findings. Am J Cardiol. 2013 Jul 15; 112: (2)200-7.
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  63. Greason KL, Suri RM, Huebner M, Reeder GS, Williamson EE, Nkomo VT, Rihal CS, Mathew V. Vascular access site injury after transfemoral transcatheter aortic valve insertion. J Card Surg. 2013 Jul; 28(4):348-52. Epub 2013 Jun 10.
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  64. Scantlebury DC, Nkomo VT, Enriquez-Sarano M. Antiphospholipid syndrome and recurrent thrombotic valve disease. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2013 Jun 11; 61: (23)e177.
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  65. Cullen MW, Cabalka AK, Alli OO, Pislaru SV, Sorajja P, Nkomo VT, Malouf JF, Cetta F, Hagler DJ, Rihal CS. Transvenous, antegrade Melody valve-in-valve implantation for bioprosthetic mitral and tricuspid valve dysfunction: a case series in children and adults. JACC Cardiovasc Interv. 2013 Jun; 6(6):598-605. Epub 2013 May 15.
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  66. Topilsky Y, Vaturi O, Watanabe N, Bichara V, Nkomo VT, Michelena H, Le Tourneau T, Mankad SV, Park S, Capps MA, Suri R, Pislaru SV, Maalouf J, Yoshida K, Enriquez-Sarano M. Real-time 3-dimensional dynamics of functional mitral regurgitation: a prospective quantitative and mechanistic study. J Am Heart Assoc. 2013 Jun; 2(3):e000039. Epub 2013 May 31.
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  67. Nkomo VT, Pislaru SV, Sorajja P, Cabalka AK. Plugged! J Am Coll Cardiol. 2013 Jan 22; 61(3):356.
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  68. Anderson BW, Liang JJ, Nkomo VT. Recalcitrant atrial tachyarrhythmias: An emphasis on managing underlying metabolic irregularities. JSM Clinical Case Reports. 2013.
  69. Bursi F, McNallan SM, Redfield MM, Nkomo VT, Lam CS, Weston SA, Jiang R, Roger VL. Pulmonary pressures and death in heart failure: a community study. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2012 Jan 17; 59: (3)222-31.
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  70. Bursi F, McNallan SM, Redfield MM, Nkomo VT, Lam CSP, Weston SA, Jiang R, Roger VL. Reply. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2012; 60(1):83-4.
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  71. From AM, Sandhu GS, Nkomo VT, Prasad A. Apical ballooning syndrome (Takotsubo cardiomyopathy) presenting with typical left ventricular morphology at initial presentation and mid-ventricular variant during a recurrence. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2011 Jun 28; 58: (1)e1.
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  72. Nkomo VT, Pellikka PA, Sarano ME, McCully RB. When to use stress echocardiography in the evaluation of patients with valvular heart disease. SA Heart Journal. 2010; 7:94-105.
  73. Nkomo VT. Epidemiology of valvular heart disease in Africa. SA Heart Journal. 2009; 6(1):12-8.
  74. Casaclang-Verzosa G, Nkomo VT, Sarano ME, Malouf JF, Miller FA Jr, Oh JK. E/Ea is the major determinant of pulmonary artery pressure in moderate to severe aortic stenosis. J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 2008 Jul; 21: (7)824-7.
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  75. Michelena HI, Desjardins VA, Avierinos JF, Russo A, Nkomo VT, Sundt TM, Pellikka PA, Tajik AJ, Enriquez-Sarano M. Natural history of asymptomatic patients with normally functioning or minimally dysfunctional bicuspid aortic valve in the community. Circulation. 2008 May 27; 117: (21)2776-84.
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  76. Nkomo VT. Epidemiology and prevention of valvular heart diseases and infective endocarditis in Africa. Heart. 2007 Dec; 93(12):1510-9.
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  77. Messika-Zeitoun D, Bielak LF, Peyser PA, Sheedy PF, Turner ST, Nkomo VT, Breen JF, Maalouf J, Scott C, Tajik AJ, Enriquez-Sarano M. Aortic valve calcification: determinants and progression in the population. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2007 Mar; 27(3):642-8. Epub 2006 Dec 21.
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  78. Bursi F, Weston SA, Redfield MM, Jacobsen SJ, Pakhomov S, Nkomo VT, Meverden RA, Roger VL. Systolic and diastolic heart failure in the community. JAMA. 2006 Nov 08; 296: (18)2209-16.
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  79. Nkomo VT, Gardin JM, Skelton TN, Gottdiener JS, Scott CG, Enriquez-Sarano M. Burden of valvular heart diseases: a population-based study. Lancet. 2006 Sep 16; 368: (9540)1005-11.
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  80. Detaint D, Sundt TM, Nkomo VT, Scott CG, Tajik AJ, Schaff HV, Enriquez-Sarano M. Surgical correction of mitral regurgitation in the elderly: outcomes and recent improvements. Circulation. 2006 Jul 25; 114(4):265-72. Epub 2006 Jul 17.
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  81. Moir S, Nkomo VT, Click RL, McCully RB. Images in cardiovascular medicine: large cardiac varix associated with stroke. Circulation. 2006 Jul 11; 114: (2)e37-8.
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  82. Messika-Zeitoun D, Johnson BD, Nkomo V, Avierinos JF, Allison TG, Scott C, Tajik AJ, Enriquez-Sarano M. Cardiopulmonary exercise testing determination of functional capacity in mitral regurgitation: physiologic and outcome implications. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2006 Jun 20; 47(12):2521-7. Epub 2006 May 30.
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  83. Essop MR, Nkomo VT. Rheumatic and nonrheumatic valvular heart disease - Epidemiology, management, and prevention in Africa. Circulation. 2005 Dec 6; 112(23):3584-91.
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  84. Enriquez-Sarano M, Avierinos JF, Messika-Zeitoun D, Detaint D, Capps M, Nkomo V, Scott C, Schaff HV, Tajik AJ. Quantitative determinants of the outcome of asymptomatic mitral regurgitation. N Engl J Med. 2005 Mar 03; 352: (9)875-83.
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  85. Bursi F, Enriquez-Sarano M, Nkomo VT, Jacobsen SJ, Weston SA, Meverden RA, Roger VL. Heart failure and death after myocardial infarction in the community: the emerging role of mitral regurgitation. Circulation. 2005 Jan 25; 111(3):295-301. Epub 2005 Jan 17.
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  86. Kernis SJ, Nkomo VT, Messika-Zeitoun D, Gersh BJ, Sundt TM, Ballman KV, Scott CG, Schaff HV, Enriquez-Sarano M. Atrial fibrillation after surgical correction of mitral regurgitation in sinus rhythm - Incidence, outcome, and determinants. Circulation. 2004 Oct 19; 110(16):2320-5.
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  87. Cook RJ, Orszulak TA, Nkomo VT, Shuford JA, Edwards WD, Ryu JH. Aspergillus infection of implantable cardioverter-defibrillator. Mayo Clin Proc. 2004 Apr; 79(4):549-52.
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  88. Nkomo VT, Arnett DK, Benjamin EJ, Liebson PR, Hutchinson RG, SkeltonTN. Left Ventricular Structure and Systolic Function in African Americans: The Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) Study. Ethn Dis. 2004; 14:483-8.
  89. Avierinos JF, Brown RD, Foley DA, Nkomo V, Petty GW, Scott C, Enriquez-Sarano M. Cerebral ischemic events after diagnosis of mitral valve prolapse: a community-based study of incidence and predictive factors. Stroke. 2003 Jun; 34: (6)1339-44.
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