Publications

  1. Luis SA, Blauwet LA, Samardhi H, West C, Mehta RA, Luis CR, Scalia GM, Miller FA Jr, Burstow DJ. Usefulness of Mitral Valve Prosthetic or Bioprosthetic Time Velocity Index Ratio to Detect Prosthetic or Bioprosthetic Mitral Valve Dysfunction. Am J Cardiol. 2017 Oct 15; 120 (8):1373-1380 Epub 2017 July 25
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  2. Muchtar E, Blauwet LA, Gertz MA. Restrictive Cardiomyopathy: Genetics, Pathogenesis, Clinical Manifestations, Diagnosis, and Therapy. Circ Res. 2017 Sep 15; 121 (7):819-837
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  3. Codsi E, Rose CH, Tweet MS, Hayes SN, Best PJ, Blauwet LA. Peripartum Cardiomyopathy Presenting as Bradycardia. Case Rep Obstet Gynecol. 2017; 2017:3670520.
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  4. Thienemann F, Dzudie A, Mocumbi AO, Blauwet L, Sani MU, Karaye KM, Ogah OS, Mbanze I, Mbakwem A, Udo P, Tibazarwa K, Damasceno A, Keates AK, Stewart S, Sliwa K. The causes, treatment, and outcome of pulmonary hypertension in Africa: Insights from the Pan African Pulmonary Hypertension Cohort (PAPUCO) Registry. Int J Cardiol. 2016 Oct 15; 221:205-11 Epub 2016 June 29
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  5. Blauwet LA, Delgado-Montero A, Ryo K, Marek JJ, Alharethi R, Mather PJ, Modi K, Sheppard R, Thohan V, Pisarcik J, McNamara DM, Gorcsan J 3rd, IPAC Investigators*. Right Ventricular Function in Peripartum Cardiomyopathy at Presentation Is Associated With Subsequent Left Ventricular Recovery and Clinical Outcomes. Circ Heart Fail. 2016 May; 9: (5).
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  6. Gleich SJ, Barbara DW, Arendt KW, Rose CH, Blauwet LA. Reverse Apical Ballooning Echocardiographic Pattern in Eclampsia-Related Cardiomyopathy. A A Case Rep. 2016 Jan 01; 6: (1)6-9.
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  7. Ojji DB, Lecour S, Atherton JJ, Blauwet LA, Alfa J, Sliwa K. Right Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction Is Common in Hypertensive Heart Failure: A Prospective Study in Sub-Saharan Africa. PLoS One. 2016; 11: (4)e0153479.
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  8. Maarman G, Blackhurst D, Thienemann F, Blauwet L, Butrous G, Davies N, Sliwa K, Lecour S. Melatonin as a preventive and curative therapy against pulmonary hypertension. J Pineal Res. 2015 Oct; 59: (3)343-53.
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  9. Birkenkamp KE, Jin JJ, Shivashankar R, Jouni H, Baddour LM, Blauwet LA. Ventricular septal defect and bivalvular endocarditis. Avicenna J Med. 2015 Jan-Mar; 5: (1)21-3.
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  10. Thienemann F, Dzudie A, Mocumbi AO, Blauwet L, Sani MU, Karaye KM, Ogah OS, Mbanze I, Mbakwem A, Udo P, Tibazarwa K, Ibrahim AS, Burton R, Damasceno A, Stewart S, Sliwa K. Rationale and design of the Pan African Pulmonary hypertension Cohort (PAPUCO) study: implementing a contemporary registry on pulmonary hypertension in Africa. BMJ Open. 2014 Oct 14; 4: (10)e005950.
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  11. Blauwet LA, Miller FA Jr. Echocardiographic assessment of prosthetic heart valves. Prog Cardiovasc Dis. 2014 Jul-Aug; 57: (1)100-10.
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  12. Cullen MW, Blauwet LA, Vatury OM, Mulvagh SL, Behrenbeck TR, Scott CG, Pellikka PA. Diagnostic capability of comprehensive handheld vs transthoracic echocardiography. Mayo Clin Proc. 2014 Jun; 89: (6)790-8.
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  13. Blauwet LA, Cooper LT. Idiopathic giant cell myocarditis and cardiac sarcoidosis. Heart Fail Rev. 2013 Nov; 18: (6)733-46.
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  14. Blauwet LA, Malouf JF, Connolly HM, Hodge DO, Herges RM, Suri RM, Miller FA Jr. Comprehensive hemodynamic assessment of 368 normal St. Jude Medical mechanical mitral valve prostheses based on early postimplantation echocardiographic studies. J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 2013 Apr; 26: (4)381-9.
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  15. Blauwet LA, Libhaber E, Forster O, Tibazarwa K, Mebazaa A, Hilfiker-Kleiner D, Sliwa K. Predictors of outcome in 176 South African patients with peripartum cardiomyopathy. Heart. 2013 Mar; 99: (5)308-13.
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  16. Fairweather D, Cooper LT Jr, Blauwet LA. Sex and gender differences in myocarditis and dilated cardiomyopathy. Curr Probl Cardiol. 2013 Jan; 38(1):7-46.
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  17. Stewart S, Carrington MJ, Pretorius S, Ogah OS, Blauwet L, Antras-Ferry J, Sliwa K. Elevated risk factors but low burden of heart disease in urban African primary care patients: a fundamental role for primary prevention. Int J Cardiol. 2012 Jul 12; 158(2):205-10. Epub 2011 Feb 24.
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  18. Mao MA, Madhavan M, Blauwet L, Schaff HV, Qian Q. Bioprosthetic tricuspid valve stenosis in end-stage renal failure. Am J Med Sci. 2012 Mar; 343(3):252-4.
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  19. Eleid MF, Blauwet LA, Cha YM, Connolly HM, Brady PA, Dearani JA, Espinosa RE. Bioprosthetic tricuspid valve regurgitation associated with pacemaker or defibrillator lead implantation. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2012 Feb 28; 59(9):813-8.
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  20. Summers MR, Blauwet LA, Prasad A. Detection of myocardial bridging induced ischaemia during cardiac catheterization by dobutamine-stress electrocardiographic body surface mapping. Eur Heart J. 2012 Feb; 33(4):514. Epub 2011 Jul 30.
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  21. Blauwet LA, Malouf JF, Connolly HM, Hodge DO, Herges RM, Sundt TM 3rd, Miller FA Jr. Comprehensive hemodynamic assessment of 305 normal CarboMedics mitral valve prostheses based on early postimplantation echocardiographic studies. J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 2012 Feb; 25: (2)173-81.
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  22. Blauwet LA, Cooper LT. Diagnosis and management of peripartum cardiomyopathy. Heart. 2011 Dec; 97(23):1970-81.
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  23. Blauwet LA, Sliwa K. Peripartum cardiomyopathy. Obstet Med. 2011 Jun; 4: (2)44-52.
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  24. Blauwet LA, Burkhart HM, Dearani JA, Malouf JF, Connolly HM, Hodge DO, Herges RM, Miller FA Jr. Comprehensive echocardiographic assessment of mechanical tricuspid valve prostheses based on early post-implantation echocardiographic studies. J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 2011 Apr; 24: (4)414-24.
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  25. Blauwet LA, Danielson GK, Burkhart HM, Dearani JA, Malouf JF, Connolly HM, Hodge DO, Herges RM, Miller FA Jr. Comprehensive echocardiographic assessment of the hemodynamic parameters of 285 tricuspid valve bioprostheses early after implantation. J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 2010 Oct; 23: (10)1045-1059, 1059.e1-2.
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  26. Blauwet LA, Malouf JF, Connolly HM, Hodge DO, Evans KN, Herges RM, Sundt TM 3rd, Miller FA Jr. Comprehensive echocardiographic assessment of normal mitral Medtronic Hancock II, Medtronic Mosaic, and Carpentier-Edwards Perimount bioprostheses early after implantation. J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 2010 Jun; 23: (6)656-66.
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  27. Sliwa K, Blauwet L, Tibazarwa K, Libhaber E, Smedema JP, Becker A, McMurray J, Yamac H, Labidi S, Struman I, Hilfiker-Kleiner D. Evaluation of bromocriptine in the treatment of acute severe peripartum cardiomyopathy: a proof-of-concept pilot study. Circulation. 2010 Apr 6; 121(13):1465-73. Epub 2010 Mar 22.
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  28. Blauwet LA, Cooper LT. Myocarditis. Prog Cardiovasc Dis. 2010 Jan-Feb; 52(4):274-88.
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  29. Blauwet LA, Ackerman MJ, Edwards WD, Riehle DL, Ommen SR. Myocardial fibrosis in patients with symptomatic obstructive hypertrophic cardiomyopathy: correlation with echocardiographic measurements, sarcomeric genotypes, and pro-left ventricular hypertrophy polymorphisms involving the renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system. Cardiovasc Pathol. 2009 Sep-Oct; 18: (5)262-8.
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  30. Blauwet LA, Malouf JF, Connolly HM, Hodge DO, Evans KN, Herges RM, Sundt TM 3rd, Miller FA Jr. Doppler echocardiography of 240 normal Carpentier-Edwards Duraflex porcine mitral bioprostheses: a comprehensive assessment including time velocity integral ratio and prosthesis performance index. J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 2009 Apr; 22: (4)388-93.
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  31. Vasile VC, Blauwet LA, Jaffe AS. Serial determination of troponin concentrations in the diagnosis of acute myocardial infarction. Heart and Metabolism. 2009; (43):27-9.
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  32. Blauwet LA, Malouf JF, Connolly HM, Hodge DO, Herges RM, Sundt TM 3rd, Miller FA Jr. Doppler echocardiography of 79 normal CarboMedics mitral prostheses: a comprehensive assessment including time-velocity integral ratio and prosthesis performance index. J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 2007 Oct; 20: (10)1125-30.
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  33. Blauwet LA, Hayes SN, McManus D, Redberg RF, Walsh MN. Low rate of sex-specific result reporting in cardiovascular trials. Mayo Clin Proc. 2007 Feb; 82(2):166-70.
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  34. Blauwet LA, Redberg RF. The role of sex specific results reporting in cardiovascular disease. Cariol Rev. 2007; 15(6):275-8.
  35. Blauwet LA, Breen JF, Edwards WD, Klarich KW. Atypical presentation of eosinophilic endomyocardial disease. Mayo Clin Proc. 2005 Aug; 80(8):1078-84.
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  36. Pirko I, Blauwet LA, Lesnick TG, Weinshenker BG. The natural history of recurrent optic neuritis. Arch Neurol. 2004 Sep; 61: (9)1401-5.
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  37. Blauwet LA, Edwards WD, Tazelaar HD, McGregor CG. Surgical pathology of pulmonary thromboendarterectomy: a study of 54 cases from 1990 to 2001. Hum Pathol. 2003 Dec; 34(12):1290-8.
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