Publications

  1. Tajbakhsh N, Shin JY, Gurudu SR, Hurst RT, Kendall CB, Gotway MB, Liang J. Convolutional Neural Networks for Medical Image Analysis: Fine Tuning or Full Training? IEEE Trans Med Imaging 2016 Mar 07 [Epub ahead of print]
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  2. Roy RR, Hurst RT, Lester SJ, Kendall C, Baxter C, Wu Q, Borovansky J, Files J, Panse P, Wilansky S. Risk Stratification for Cardiovascular Disease in Women in the Primary Care Setting. J Am Soc Echocardiogr 2015 Oct; 28 (10):1232-9 Epub 2015 Aug 01
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  3. Kullo IJ, Trejo-Gutierrez JF, Lopez-Jimenez F, Thomas RJ, Allison TG, Mulvagh SL, Arruda-Olson AM, Hayes SN, Pollak AW, Kopecky SL, Hurst RT. A perspective on the New American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association guidelines for cardiovascular risk assessment. Mayo Clin Proc. 2014 Sep; 89(9):1244-56. Epub 2014 Aug 12.
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  4. Lopez-Jimenez F, Simha V, Thomas RJ, Allison TG, Basu A, Fernandes R, Hurst RT, Kopecky SL, Kullo IJ, Mulvagh SL, Thompson WG, Trejo-Gutierrez JF, Wright RS. A summary and critical assessment of the 2013 ACC/AHA guideline on the treatment of blood cholesterol to reduce atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease risk in adults: filling the gaps. Mayo Clin Proc. 2014 Sep; 89(9):1257-78. Epub 2014 Aug 12.
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  5. Roy RR, Hakim FA, Hurst RT, Simper D, Appleton CP. Two cases of apical ballooning syndrome masking apical hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. Tex Heart Inst J 2014 Apr; 41 (2):179-83 Epub 2014 Apr 01
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  6. Sharma H, Golla RG, Zhang Y, Kendall CB, Hurst RT, Tajbakhsh N, Liang J. ECG-based frame selection and curvature-based ROI detection for measuring carotid intima-media thickness. Progress in Biomedical Optics and Imaging - Proceedings of SPIE. 2014; 9040:904016.
  7. Nelson MR, Hurst RT, Raslan SF, Cha S, Wilansky S, Lester SJ. Echocardiographic measures of myocardial deformation by speckle-tracking technologies: the need for standardization? J Am Soc Echocardiogr 2012 Nov; 25 (11):1189-94 Epub 2012 Sept 12
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  8. Bhagirath KM, Hurst RT, Lester SJ. Cardiovascular risk assessment in the asymptomatic individual: a case-based approach. Coron Artery Dis. 2012 Jun; 23(4):298-302.
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  9. Hurst RT, Nelson MR, Kendall CB, Cha SS, Ressler SW, Lester SJ. Carotid intimal-medial thickness in active professional American football players aged 23 to 35 years. Am J Cardiol 2012 Mar 15; 109 (6):897-900 Epub 2011 Dec 22
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  10. Bhagirath KM, Lester SJ, Humphries J, Hentz JG, Hurst RT. Carotid intima-media thickness measurements are not affected by the ultrasound frequency. Echocardiography 2012 Mar; 29 (3):354-7 Epub 2011 Nov 08
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  11. Fan P, Bhagirath KM, Lester SJ, Humphries J, Hentz JG, Hurst RT. Continuing medical education activity in echocardiography. Echocardiography. 2012 Mar; 29(3):353.
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  12. Kansal MM, Lester SJ, Surapaneni P, Sengupta PP, Appleton CP, Ommen SR, Ressler SW, Hurst RT. Usefulness of two-dimensional and speckle tracking echocardiography in "Gray Zone" left ventricular hypertrophy to differentiate professional football player's heart from hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. Am J Cardiol. 2011 Nov 1; 108(9):1322-6. Epub 2011 Aug 18.
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  13. Eleid MF, Appleton CP, Lopez AG, Cha S, Hurst RT. Coronary artery plaque burden does not affect left ventricular diastolic function in asymptomatic adults with normal ejection fraction. J Am Soc Echocardiogr 2011 Aug; 24 (8):909-14 Epub 2011 May 06
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  14. Nelson MR, Mookadam F, Thota V, Emani U, Al Harthi M, Lester SJ, Cha S, Stepanek J, Hurst RT. Epicardial fat: an additional measurement for subclinical atherosclerosis and cardiovascular risk stratification? J Am Soc Echocardiogr 2011 Mar; 24 (3):339-45 Epub 2010 Dec 24
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  15. Zhu X, Kendall CB, Hurst RT, Liang J. A user friendly system for ultrasound carotid intima-media thickness image interpretation. Progress in Biomedical Optics and Imaging - Proceedings of SPIE. 2011; 7968:79681G.
  16. Eleid MF, Lester SJ, Wiedenbeck TL, Patel SD, Appleton CP, Nelson MR, Humphries J, Hurst RT. Carotid ultrasound identifies high risk subclinical atherosclerosis in adults with low framingham risk scores. J Am Soc Echocardiogr 2010 Aug; 23 (8):802-8 Epub 2010 June 29
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  17. Hurst RT, Prasad A, Askew JW 3rd, Sengupta PP, Tajik AJ. Takotsubo cardiomyopathy: a unique cardiomyopathy with variable ventricular morphology. JACC Cardiovasc Imaging 2010 Jun; 3 (6):641-9
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  18. Nelson MR, Stepanek J, Cevette M, Covalciuc M, Hurst RT, Tajik AJ. Noninvasive measurement of central vascular pressures with arterial tonometry: clinical revival of the pulse pressure waveform? Mayo Clin Proc 2010 May; 85 (5):460-72
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  19. Hurst RT, Burke RF, Wissner E, Roberts A, Kendall CB, Lester SJ, Somers V, Goldman ME, Wu Q, Khandheria B. Incidence of subclinical atherosclerosis as a marker of cardiovascular risk in retired professional football players. Am J Cardiol 2010 Apr 15; 105 (8):1107-11 Epub 2010 Feb 26
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  20. Nelson MR, Hurst RT, Mookadam F. Assessing individual cardiac risk using extra-cardiac arterial imaging. Expert Rev Cardiovasc Ther. 2010 Apr; 8(4):529-43.
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  21. Eleid MF, Hurst RT, Vargas HE, Rakela J, Mulligan DC, Appleton CP. Short-term cardiac and noncardiac mortality following liver transplantation. J Transplant 2010; 2010 Epub 2010 Aug 12
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  22. Hurst RT, Prasad A, Askew JW III, Sengupta PP, Tajik AJ. Reply. JACC Cardiovasc Imaging. 2010; 3(11):1201.
  23. Lester SJ, Eleid MF, Khandheria BK, Hurst RT. Carotid intima-media thickness and coronary artery calcium score as indications of subclinical atherosclerosis. Mayo Clin Proc 2009 Mar; 84 (3):229-33
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  24. Umphrey LG, Hurst RT, Eleid MF, Lee KS, Reuss CS, Hentz JG, Vargas HE, Appleton CP. Preoperative dobutamine stress echocardiographic findings and subsequent short-term adverse cardiac events after orthotopic liver transplantation. Liver Transpl. 2008 Jun; 14(6):886-92.
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  25. Jiamsripong P, Honda T, Reuss CS, Hurst RT, Chaliki HP, Grill DE, Schneck SL, Tyler R, Khandheria BK, Lester SJ. Three methods for evaluation of left atrial volume. Eur J Echocardiogr 2008 May; 9 (3):351-5 Epub 2007 July 23
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  26. Stein JH, Korcarz CE, Hurst RT, Lonn E, Kendall CB, Mohler ER, Najjar SS, Rembold CM, Post WS, American Society of Echocardiography Carotid Intima-Media Thickness Task Force. Use of carotid ultrasound to identify subclinical vascular disease and evaluate cardiovascular disease risk: a consensus statement from the American Society of Echocardiography Carotid Intima-Media Thickness Task Force. Endorsed by the Society for Vascular Medicine. J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 2008 Feb; 21(2):93-111; quiz 189-90.
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  27. Lee HR, Hurst RT, Vargas HE. Transient left ventricular apical ballooning syndrome (Takotsubo cardiomyopathy) following orthotopic liver transplantation. Liver Transpl. 2007 Sep; 13(9):1343-5.
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  28. Hurst RT, Ng DW, Kendall C, Khandheria B. Clinical use of carotid intima-media thickness: review of the literature. J Am Soc Echocardiogr 2007 Jul; 20 (7):907-14
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  29. Reuss CS, Lester SJ, Hurst RT, Askew JW, Nager P, Lusk J, Altemose GT, Tajik AJ. Isolated left ventricular basal ballooning phenotype of transient cardiomyopathy in young women. Am J Cardiol 2007 May 15; 99 (10):1451-3 Epub 2007 Apr 11
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  30. Lee KS, Appleton CP, Lester SJ, Adam TJ, Hurst RT, Moreno CA, Altemose GT. Relation of electrocardiographic criteria for left atrial enlargement to two-dimensional echocardiographic left atrial volume measurements. Am J Cardiol 2007 Jan 01; 99 (1):113-8 Epub 2006 Nov 09
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  31. Hurst RT, Askew JW, Reuss CS, Lee RW, Sweeney JP, Fortuin FD, Oh JK, Tajik AJ. Transient midventricular ballooning syndrome: a new variant. J Am Coll Cardiol 2006 Aug 01; 48 (3):579-83 Epub 2006 June 19
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  32. Hurst T, Olson TH, Olson LE, Appleton CP. Cardiac syndrome X and endothelial dysfunction: new concepts in prognosis and treatment. Am J Med. 2006 Jul; 119(7):560-6.
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  33. Lester SJ, Askew JW, Hurst RT, Moreno CA, Hentz JG, Wood LA, Simpson RA, Schneck SL, Tyler R, Chaliki HP, Lynch JJ. Contrast echocardiography: experience in a clinical echocardiography laboratory. J Am Soc Echocardiogr 2006 Jul; 19 (7):919-23
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  34. Hurst RT, Askew JW, Lee R. Resolution of myocardial bridge-related wall motion abnormality and associated myocardial perfusion defect with beta-blocker therapy. J Invasive Cardiol 2005 Dec; 17 (12):E40-2
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  35. Hurst RT, Lee RW. Preventing coronary artery disease in type 2 diabetes. Practical Diabetology. 2005; 24:14-18.
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  36. Hurst RT, Lee RW. Increased incidence of coronary atherosclerosis in type 2 diabetes mellitus: Mechanisms and management. Ann Intern Med. 2003 Nov 18; 139(10):824-34.
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