Publications

  1. Acheampong B, Johnson JN, Stulak JM, Dearani JA, Kushwaha SS, Daly RC, Haile DT, Schears GJ. Postcardiotomy ECMO Support after High-risk Operations in Adult Congenital Heart Disease. Congenit Heart Dis 2016 Dec; 11 (6):751-755 Epub 2016 July 20
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  2. Fine NM, Kushwaha SS. Recent Advances in Mammalian Target of Rapamycin Inhibitor Use in Heart and Lung Transplantation. Transplantation 2016 Dec; 100 (12):2558-2568
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  3. Grupper A, Nativi-Nicolau J, Maleszewski JJ, Geske JR, Kremers WK, Edwards BS, Kushwaha SS, Pereira NL. Circulating Galectin-3 Levels Are Persistently Elevated After Heart Transplantation and Are Associated With Renal Dysfunction. JACC Heart Fail 2016 Nov; 4 (11):847-856 Epub 2016 Sept 07
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  4. Grupper A, Nestorovic EM, Daly RC, Milic NM, Joyce LD, Stulak JM, Joyce DL, Edwards BS, Pereira NL, Kushwaha SS. Sex Related Differences in the Risk of Antibody-Mediated Rejection and Subsequent Allograft Vasculopathy Post-Heart Transplantation: A Single-Center Experience. Transplant Direct 2016 Oct; 2 (10):e106 Epub 2016 Sept 13
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  5. Sileshi B, O'Hara BK, Davis ME, Haglund NA, Meng X, Deegan R, Stulak JM, Kushwaha SS, Shaw A, Maltais S. Outcomes of Patients Implanted Using a Left Thoracotomy Technique for a Miniaturized Centrifugal Continuous-Flow Pump. ASAIO J 2016 Sep-Oct; 62 (5):539-44
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  6. Maltais S, Davis ME, Haglund NA, Perrault L, Kushwaha SS, Stulak JM, Boyle EM. Active Clearance of Chest Tubes Reduces Re-exploration for Bleeding After Ventricular Assist Device Implantation. ASAIO J 2016 Aug 22 [Epub ahead of print]
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  7. Grupper A, Grupper A, Daly RC, Pereira NL, Hathcock MA, Kremers WK, Cosio FG, Edwards BS, Kushwaha SS. Kidney transplantation as a therapeutic option for end-stage renal disease developing after heart transplantation. J Heart Lung Transplant 2016 Aug 18 [Epub ahead of print]
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  8. Larsen CM, McCully RB, Murphy JG, Kushwaha SS, Frantz RP, Kane GC. Usefulness of High-Density Lipoprotein Cholesterol to Predict Survival in Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension. Am J Cardiol 2016 Jul 15; 118 (2):292-7 Epub 2016 May 05
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  9. Larsen CM, McCully RB, Murphy JG, Kushwaha SS, Frantz RP, Kane GC. Usefulness of high-density lipoprotein cholesterol to predict survival in pulmonary arterial hypertension American Journal Of Cardiology 2016 Jul 15; 118 (2):292-7
  10. Danish TF, Davis ME, Xu M, Djunaidi M, Danter MR, Kushwaha SS, Stulak JM, Haglund NA, Maltais S. Can an Alternative Outflow Strategy be Utilized for High-Risk Bridged Patients with Previous Cardiac Surgery? ASAIO J 2016 Jul-Aug; 62 (4):390-6
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  11. Sajgalik P, Grupper A, Edwards BS, Kushwaha SS, Stulak JM, Joyce DL, Joyce LD, Daly RC, Kara T, Schirger JA. Current Status of Left Ventricular Assist Device Therapy. Mayo Clin Proc 2016 Jul; 91 (7):927-40
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  12. Grogan M, Gertz M, McCurdy A, Roeker L, Kyle R, Kushwaha S, Daly R, Dearani J, Rodeheffer R, Frantz R, Lacy M, Hayman S, McGregor C, Edwards B, Dispenzieri A. Long term outcomes of cardiac transplant for immunoglobulin light chain amyloidosis: The Mayo Clinic experience. World J Transplant 2016 Jun 24; 6 (2):380-8
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  13. Park KH, Sun T, Liu Z, Yang SW, Lennon RJ, Lerman LO, Kushwaha SS, Lerman A. Relationship between markers of plaque vulnerability in optical coherence tomography and atherosclerotic progression in adult patients with heart transplantation. J Heart Lung Transplant 2016 Jun 7 Epub 2016 June 07
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  14. Grupper A, Zhao YM, Sajgalik P, Joyce LD, Park SJ, Pereira NL, Stulak JM, Burnett JC Jr, Edwards BS, Daly RC, Kushwaha SS, Schirger JA. Effect of Neurohormonal Blockade Drug Therapy on Outcomes and Left Ventricular Function and Structure After Left Ventricular Assist Device Implantation. Am J Cardiol 2016 Jun 1; 117 (11):1765-70 Epub 2016 Mar 18
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  15. Wong TW, Gandhi MJ, Daly RC, Kushwaha SS, Pereira NL, Rosen CB, Stegall MD, Heimbach JK, Taner T. Liver Allograft Provides Immunoprotection for the Cardiac Allograft in Combined Heart-Liver Transplantation. Am J Transplant 2016 May 16 [Epub ahead of print]
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  16. Fine NM, Park SJ, Stulak JM, Topilsky Y, Daly RC, Joyce LD, Pereira NL, Schirger JA, Edwards BS, Lin G, Kushwaha SS. Proximal thoracic aorta dimensions after continuous-flow left ventricular assist device implantation: Longitudinal changes and relation to aortic valve insufficiency. J Heart Lung Transplant 2016 Apr; 35 (4):423-32 Epub 2015 Oct 30
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  17. Maltais S, Womack S, Davis ME, Danter MR, Kushwaha SS, Stulak JM, Haglund N. Surgical Considerations and Challenges for Bilateral Continuous-Flow Durable Device Implantation. ASAIO J 2016 Mar-Apr; 62 (2):e18-21
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  18. Park KH, Kwon TG, Matsuzawa Y, Sun T, Liu Z, Lennon RJ, Lerman LO, Kushwaha SS, Lerman A. Association between the vasa vasorum and the atherosclerotic changes in cardiac allograft vasculopathy: volumetric analysis. Eur Heart J Cardiovasc Imaging 2016 Mar; 17 (3):272-9 Epub 2015 Dec 12
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  19. Rosenbaum AN, Kremers WK, Schirger JA, Thomas RJ, Squires RW, Allison TG, Daly RC, Kushwaha SS, Edwards BS. Association Between Early Cardiac Rehabilitation and Long-term Survival in Cardiac Transplant Recipients. Mayo Clin Proc 2016 Feb; 91 (2):149-56
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  20. Sileshi B, O'Hara BK, Davis ME, Haglund NA, Meng X, Deegan R, Stulak JM, Kushwaha SS, Shaw A, Maltais S. Outcomes of patients implanted using a left thoracotomy technique for a miniaturized centrifugal continuous-flow pump ASAIO Journal 2016; 62 (5):539-44
  21. Singh M, Jensen MD, Lerman A, Kushwaha S, Rihal CS, Gersh BJ, Behfar A, Tchkonia T, Thomas RJ, Lennon RJ, Keenan LR, Moore AG, Kirkland JL. Effect of Low-Dose Rapamycin on Senescence Markers and Physical Functioning in Older Adults with Coronary Artery Disease: Results of a Pilot Study. J Frailty Aging 2016; 5 (4):204-207
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  22. Grupper A, Nativi-Nicolau J, Maleszewski JJ, Geske JR, Kremers WK, Edwards BS, Kushwaha SS, Pereira NL. Circulating galectin-3 levels are persistently elevated after heart transplantation and are associated with renal dysfunction JACC: Heart Failure 2016; 4 (11):847-56
  23. Snipelisky D, Stulak JM, Schettle SD, Sharma S, Kushwaha SS, Dunlay SM. Psychosocial characteristics and outcomes in patients with left ventricular assist device implanted as destination therapy. Am Heart J 2015 Nov; 170 (5):887-94 Epub 2015 Aug 16
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  24. Dunlay SM, Haas LR, Herrin J, Schilz SR, Stulak JM, Kushwaha SS, Shah ND. Use of Post-acute Care Services and Readmissions After Left Ventricular Assist Device Implantation in Privately Insured Patients. J Card Fail 2015 Oct; 21 (10):816-23 Epub 2015 June 18
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  25. Grupper A, Park SJ, Pereira NL, Schettle SD, Gerber Y, Topilsky Y, Edwards BS, Daly RC, Stulak JM, Joyce LD, Kushwaha SS. Role of ventricular assist therapy for patients with heart failure and restrictive physiology: Improving outcomes for a lethal disease. J Heart Lung Transplant 2015 Aug; 34 (8):1042-9 Epub 2015 Mar 26
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  26. Aoki T, Rodriguez-Porcel M, Matsuo Y, Cassar A, Kwon TG, Franchi F, Gulati R, Kushwaha SS, Lennon RJ, Lerman LO, Ritman EL, Lerman A. Evaluation of coronary adventitial vasa vasorum using 3D optical coherence tomography--animal and human studies. Atherosclerosis 2015 Mar; 239 (1):203-8 Epub 2015 Jan 20
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  27. Guddeti RR, Matsuo Y, Matsuzawa Y, Aoki T, Lerman LO, Kushwaha SS, Lerman A. Clinical implications of intracoronary imaging in cardiac allograft vasculopathy. Circ Cardiovasc Imaging 2015 Jan; 8 (1)
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  28. Hasin T, Matsuzawa Y, Guddeti RR, Aoki T, Kwon TG, Schettle S, Lennon RJ, Chokka RG, Lerman A, Kushwaha SS. Attenuation in peripheral endothelial function after continuous flow left ventricular assist device therapy is associated with cardiovascular adverse events. Circ J 2015; 79 (4):770-7 Epub 2015 Jan 28
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  29. Saxena P, Joyce LD, Daly RC, Kushwaha SS, Schirger JA, Rosedahl J, Dearani JA, Kara T, Edwards BS. Cardiac transplantation for radiation-induced cardiomyopathy: the Mayo Clinic experience. Ann Thorac Surg. 2014 Dec; 98(6):2115-21. Epub 2014 Oct 22.
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  30. Hasin T, Kushwaha SS, Lesnick TG, Kremers W, Boilson BA, Schirger JA, Clavell AL, Rodeheffer RJ, Frantz RP, Edwards BS, Pereira NL, Stulak JM, Joyce L, Daly R, Park SJ, Jaffe AS. Early trends in N-terminal pro-brain natriuretic peptide values after left ventricular assist device implantation for chronic heart failure. Am J Cardiol 2014 Oct 15; 114 (8):1257-63 Epub 2014 Aug 01
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  31. Alsara O, Reeves RK, Pyfferoen MD, Trenary TL, Engen DJ, Vitse ML, Kessler SM, Kushwaha SS, Clavell AL, Thomas RJ, Lopez-Jimenez F, Park SJ, Perez-Terzic CM. Inpatient rehabilitation outcomes for patients receiving left ventricular assist device. Am J Phys Med Rehabil 2014 Oct; 93 (10):860-8
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  32. Hasin T, Huebner M, Li Z, Brown D, Stulak JM, Boilson BA, Joyce L, Pereira NL, Kushwaha SS, Park SJ. Association of HeartMate II left ventricular assist device flow estimate with thermodilution cardiac output. ASAIO J. 2014 Sep-Oct; 60(5):513-8.
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  33. Guddeti RR, Matsuo Y, Matsuzawa Y, Aoki T, Lennon RJ, Lerman LO, Kushwaha SS, Lerman A. Ischemic cardiomyopathy is associated with coronary plaque progression and higher event rate in patients after cardiac transplantation. J Am Heart Assoc 2014 Aug 05; 3 (4)
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  34. Fine NM, Daly RC, Shankar N, Park SJ, Kushwaha SS, Gandhi MJ, Pereira NL. The role of donor-specific antibodies in acute cardiac allograft dysfunction in the absence of cellular rejection. Transplantation 2014 Jul 27; 98 (2):229-38
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  35. Witt CM, Fenstad ER, Cha YM, Kane GC, Kushwaha SS, Hodge DO, Asirvatham SJ, Oh JK, Packer DL, Powell BD. Increase in pulmonary arterial pressure after atrial fibrillation ablation: incidence and associated findings. J Interv Card Electrophysiol 2014 Jun; 40 (1):47-52 Epub 2014 Feb 16
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  36. Jorde UP, Kushwaha SS, Tatooles AJ, Naka Y, Bhat G, Long JW, Horstmanshof DA, Kormos RL, Teuteberg JJ, Slaughter MS, Birks EJ, Farrar DJ, Park SJ, HeartMate II Clinical Investigators. Results of the destination therapy post-food and drug administration approval study with a continuous flow left ventricular assist device: a prospective study using the INTERMACS registry (Interagency Registry for Mechanically Assisted Circulatory Support). Support). J Am Coll Cardiol. 2014 May 6; 63(17):1751-7. Epub 2014 Mar 05.
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  37. Dunlay SM, Pereira NL, Kushwaha SS. Contemporary strategies in the diagnosis and management of heart failure. Mayo Clin Proc 2014 May; 89 (5):662-76 Epub 2014 Mar 29
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  38. Dunlay SM, Park SJ, Joyce LD, Daly RC, Stulak JM, McNallan SM, Roger VL, Kushwaha SS. Frailty and outcomes after implantation of left ventricular assist device as destination therapy. J Heart Lung Transplant 2014 Apr; 33 (4):359-65 Epub 2013 Dec 27
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  39. Fine NM, Gopalan RS, Arabia FA, Kushwaha SS, Chandrasekaran K. Intraoperative transesophageal echocardiographic guidance of total artificial heart implantation. J Heart Lung Transplant 2014 Apr; 33 (4):454-7 Epub 2013 Dec 27
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  40. Deo SV, Sung K, Daly RC, Shah IK, Altarabsheh SE, Stulak JM, Joyce LD, Boilson BA, Kushwaha SS, Park SJ. Cardiac transplantation after bridged therapy with continuous flow left ventricular assist devices. Heart Lung Circ. 2014 Mar; 23(3):224-8. Epub 2013 Aug 13
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  41. Hasin T, Deo S, Maleszewski JJ, Topilsky Y, Edwards BS, Pereira NL, Stulak JM, Joyce L, Daly R, Kushwaha SS, Park SJ. The role of medical management for acute intravascular hemolysis in patients supported on axial flow LVAD. ASAIO J. 2014 Jan-Feb; 60(1):9-14.
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  42. Arbustini E, Narula N, Dec GW, Reddy KS, Greenberg B, Kushwaha S, Marwick T, Pinney S, Bellazzi R, Favalli V, Kramer C, Roberts R, Zoghbi WA, Bonow R, Tavazzi L, Fuster V, Narula J. The MOGE(S) classification for a phenotype-genotype nomenclature of cardiomyopathy: endorsed by the World Heart Federation. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2013 Dec 3; 62(22):2046-72. Epub 2013 Nov 18.
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  43. Liang JJ, Geske JR, Boilson BA, Frantz RP, Edwards BS, Kushwaha SS, Kremers WK, Weinshilboum RM, Pereira NL. TPMT genetic variants are associated with increased rejection with azathioprine use in heart transplantation. Pharmacogenet Genomics 2013 Dec; 23 (12):658-65
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  44. Loar RW, Driscoll DJ, Kushwaha SS, Cramer CH, O'Leary PW, Daly RC, Mauriello DA, Johnson JN. Empiric switch from calcineurin inhibitor to sirolimus-based immunosuppression in pediatric heart transplantation recipients. Pediatr Transplant. 2013 Dec; 17(8):794-9. Epub 2013 Oct 06.
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  45. Arbustini E, Narula N, Dec GW, Reddy KS, Greenberg B, Kushwaha S, Marwick T, Pinney S, Bellazzi R, Favalli V, Kramer C, Roberts R, Zoghbi WA, Bonow R, Tavazzi L, Fuster V, Narula J. The MOGE(S) Classification for a Phenotype-Genotype Nomenclature of Cardiomyopathy: Endorsed by the World Heart Federation. Glob Heart. 2013 Dec; 8(4):355-82.
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  46. Fine NM, Topilsky Y, Oh JK, Hasin T, Kushwaha SS, Daly RC, Joyce LD, Stulak JM, Pereira NL, Boilson BA, Clavell AL, Edwards BS, Park SJ. Role of echocardiography in patients with intravascular hemolysis due to suspected continuous-flow LVAD thrombosis. JACC Cardiovasc Imaging 2013 Nov; 6 (11):1129-40 Epub 2013 Oct 02
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  47. Matsuo Y, Cassar A, Li J, Flammer AJ, Choi BJ, Herrmann J, Gulati R, Lennon RJ, Kang SJ, Maehara A, Kitabata H, Akasaka T, Lerman LO, Kushwaha SS, Lerman A. Repeated episodes of thrombosis as a potential mechanism of plaque progression in cardiac allograft vasculopathy. Eur Heart J 2013 Oct; 34 (37):2905-15 Epub 2013 June 19
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  48. Hasin T, Gerber Y, McNallan SM, Weston SA, Kushwaha SS, Nelson TJ, Cerhan JR, Roger VL. Patients with heart failure have an increased risk of incident cancer. J Am Coll Cardiol 2013 Sep 3; 62 (10):881-6 Epub 2013 June 27
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  49. Cassar A, Matsuo Y, Herrmann J, Li J, Lennon RJ, Gulati R, Lerman LO, Kushwaha SS, Lerman A. Coronary atherosclerosis with vulnerable plaque and complicated lesions in transplant recipients: new insight into cardiac allograft vasculopathy by optical coherence tomography. Eur Heart J 2013 Sep; 34 (33):2610-7 Epub 2013 June 25
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  50. Matsuo Y, Cassar A, Yoshino S, Flammer AJ, Li J, Gulati R, Topilsky Y, Raichlin E, Lennon RJ, Lerman LO, Rihal CS, Kushwaha SS, Lerman A. Attenuation of cardiac allograft vasculopathy by sirolimus: Relationship to time interval after heart transplantation. J Heart Lung Transplant 2013 Aug; 32 (8):784-91
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  51. Noheria A, Patel SM, Mirzoyev S, Madhavan M, Friedman PA, Packer DL, Daly RC, Kushwaha SS, Edwards BS, Asirvatham SJ. Decreased postoperative atrial fibrillation following cardiac transplantation: the significance of autonomic denervation. Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. 2013 Jun; 36(6):741-7. Epub 2013 Feb 25.
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  52. Swiecicki PL, Edwards BS, Kushwaha SS, Dispenzieri A, Park SJ, Gertz MA. Left ventricular device implantation for advanced cardiac amyloidosis. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2013 May; 32(5):563-8. Epub 2013 Mar 06.
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  53. Misiri J, DeSimone CV, Park SJ, Kushwaha SS, Friedman PA, Bruce CJ, Asirvatham SJ. Novel nonsurgical left ventricular assist device and system. Cardiovasc Revasc Med 2013 May-Jun; 14 (3):154-6 Epub 2013 May 08
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  54. Topilsky Y, Raichlin E, Hasin T, Boilson BA, Schirger JA, Pereira NL, Edwards BS, Clavell AL, Rodeheffer RJ, Frantz RP, Gandhi MJ, Maltais S, Park SJ, Daly RC, Lerman A, Kushwaha SS. Combined heart and liver transplant attenuates cardiac allograft vasculopathy compared with isolated heart transplantation. Transplantation. 2013 Mar 27; 95(6):859-65.
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  55. Shankar N, Daly R, Geske J, Kushwaha SS, Timmons SK, Joyce L, Stulak J, Gandhi M, Kremers W, Park S, Pereira NL. LAD implant as a brdige to heart transplantation is associated with allosensitization as measured by single antigen bead assay. Transplantation.96:(3):324-30.
  56. Topilsky Y, Gandhi MJ, Hasin T, Voit LL, Raichlin E, Boilson BA, Schirger JA, Edwards BS, Clavell AL, Rodeheffer RJ, Frantz RP, Kushwaha SS, Lerman A, Pereira NL. Donor-specific antibodies to class II antigens are associated with accelerated cardiac allograft vasculopathy: a three-dimensional volumetric intravascular ultrasound study. Transplantation 2013 Jan 27; 95 (2):389-96
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  57. Hasin T, Marmor Y, Kremers W, Topilsky Y, Severson CJ, Schirger JA, Boilson BA, Clavell AL, Rodeheffer RJ, Frantz RP, Edwards BS, Pereira NL, Stulak JM, Joyce L, Daly R, Park SJ, Kushwaha SS. Readmissions after implantation of axial flow left ventricular assist device. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2013 Jan 15; 61(2):153-63. Epub 2012 Dec 05.
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  58. Hardegree EL, Sachdev A, Villarraga HR, Frantz RP, McGoon MD, Kushwaha SS, Hsiao JF, McCully RB, Oh JK, Pellikka PA, Kane GC. Role of serial quantitative assessment of right ventricular function by strain in pulmonary arterial hypertension. Am J Cardiol. 2013 Jan 1; 111(1):143-8. Epub 2012 Oct 23.
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  59. Bishu K, Ogut O, Kushwaha S, Mohammed SF, Ohtani T, Xu X, Brozovich FV, Redfield MM. Anti-remodeling effects of rapamycin in experimental heart failure: dose response and interaction with angiotensin receptor blockade. PLoS One 2013; 8 (12):e81325 Epub 2013 Dec 03
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  60. Hasin T, Topilsky Y, Kremers WK, Boilson BA, Schirger JA, Edwards BS, Clavell AL, Rodeheffer RJ, Frantz RP, Joyce L, Daly R, Stulak JM, Kushwaha SS, Park SJ, Pereira NL. Usefulness of the six-minute walk test after continuous axial flow left ventricular device implantation to predict survival. Am J Cardiol 2012 Nov 1; 110 (9):1322-8 Epub 2012 July 21
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  61. Ding Y, Sun X, Redfield M, Kushwaha SS, Xu X. Target of rapamycin (TOR)-based therapeutics for cardiomyopathy: Insights from zebrafish genetics. Cell Cycle.11:(3):428-9.
  62. Zuckermann A, Keogh A, Crespo-Leiro MG, Mancini D, Vilchez FG, Almenar L, Brozena S, Eisen H, Tai SS, Kushwaha S. Randomized controlled trial of sirolimus conversion in cardiac transplant recipients with renal insufficiency. Am J Transplant. 2012 Sep; 12(9):2487-97. Epub 2012 Jul 09.
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  63. Topilsky Y, Hasin T, Raichlin E, Boilson BA, Schirger JA, Pereira NL, Edwards BS, Clavell AL, Rodeheffer RJ, Frantz RP, Maltais S, Park SJ, Daly RC, Lerman A, Kushwaha SS. Sirolimus as primary immunosuppression attenuates allograft vasculopathy with improved late survival and decreased cardiac events after cardiac transplantation. Circulation 2012 Feb 7; 125 (5):708-20 Epub 2011 Dec 29
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  64. Kushwaha S, Xu X. Target of rapamycin (TOR)-based therapy for cardiomyopathy: evidence from zebrafish and human studies. Trends Cardiovasc Med 2012 Feb; 22 (2):39-43 Epub 2012 July 28
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  65. Hasin T, Topilsky Y, Schirger JA, Li Z, Zhao Y, Boilson BA, Clavell AL, Rodeheffer RJ, Frantz RP, Edwards BS, Pereira NL, Joyce L, Daly R, Park SJ, Kushwaha SS. Changes in renal function after implantation of continuous-flow left ventricular assist devices. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2012 Jan 3; 59(1):26-36.
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  66. Park SJ, Kushwaha SS, McGregor CG. State-of-the-art implantable cardiac assist device therapy for heart failure: bridge to transplant and destination therapy. Clin Pharmacol Ther. 2012 Jan; 91(1):94-100. Epub 2011 Nov 23.
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  67. Hasin T, Kushwaha S. Reply. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2012; 59(24):2220.
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  68. Gandhi MJ, DeGoey SR, Bundy K, Kremers WK, Knauer R, Pereira N, Edwards B, Kushwaha S, Daly RC. Effect of pretransplant human leukocyte antigen antibodies detected by solid-phase assay on heart transplant outcomes. Transplant Proc. 2011 Dec; 43(10):3840-6.
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  69. Topilsky Y, Hasin T, Oh JK, Borgeson DD, Boilson BA, Schirger JA, Clavell AL, Frantz RP, Tsutsui R, Liu M, Maltais S, Kushwaha SS, Pereira NL, Park SJ. Echocardiographic variables after left ventricular assist device implantation associated with adverse outcome. Circ Cardiovasc Imaging 2011 Nov; 4 (6):648-61 Epub 2011 Sept 21
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  70. Raichlin E, Al-Omari MA, Hayes CL, Edwards BS, Frantz RP, Boilson BA, Clavell AL, Rodeheffer RJ, Schirger JA, Kushwaha SS, Allison TG, Pereira NL. Cardiac allograft hypertrophy is associated with impaired exercise tolerance after heart transplantation. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2011 Oct; 30(10):1153-60. Epub 2011 May 31.
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  71. Ding Y, Sun X, Huang W, Hoage T, Redfield M, Kushwaha S, Sivasubbu S, Lin X, Ekker S, Xu X. Haploinsufficiency of target of rapamycin attenuates cardiomyopathies in adult zebrafish. Circ Res 2011 Sep 2; 109 (6):658-69 Epub 2011 July 14
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  72. Saleh HK, Villarraga HR, Kane GC, Pereira NL, Raichlin E, Yu Y, Koshino Y, Kushwaha SS, Miller FA Jr, Oh JK, Pellikka PA. Normal left ventricular mechanical function and synchrony values by speckle-tracking echocardiography in the transplanted heart with normal ejection fraction. J Heart Lung Transplant 2011 Jun; 30 (6):652-8 Epub 2010 Dec 30
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  73. Friedman PA, Kushwaha SS, Bruce CJ, Park SJ, Ladewig DJ, Mikell SB, Johnson SB, Suddendorf SH, Danielsen AJ, Asirvatham SJ. Use of the aortoatrial continuity as means of providing left ventricular assist support without entering the ventricle: a feasibility study. J Card Fail 2011 Jun; 17 (6):511-8 Epub 2011 Mar 25
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  74. Khalpey Z, Miller DV, Schmitto JD, Kushwaha SS. Long-term maintenance therapy for post-cardiac transplant monoclonal lymphoproliferative disorder: caveat mammalian target of rapamycin. Transplant Proc. 2011 Jun; 43(5):1893-9.
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  75. Raichlin E, Kushwaha SS, Daly RC, Kremers WK, Frantz RP, Clavell AL, Rodeheffer RJ, Larson TS, Stegall MD, McGregor C, Pereira NL, Edwards BS. Combined heart and kidney transplantation provides an excellent survival and decreases risk of cardiac cellular rejection and coronary allograft vasculopathy. Transplant Proc. 2011 Jun; 43(5):1871-6.
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  76. Topilsky Y, Pereira NL, Shah DK, Boilson B, Schirger JA, Kushwaha SS, Joyce LD, Park SJ. Left ventricular assist device therapy in patients with restrictive and hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. Circ Heart Fail. 2011 May; 4(3):266-75. Epub 2011 Feb 08.
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  77. Gharacholou SM, Maleszewski JJ, Borlaug BA, Cosio FG, Dearani JA, Kushwaha SS, Ammash NM. "Carcinoid-like" tricuspid valvulopathy associated with nephrogenic systemic fibrosis. Echocardiography 2011 Mar; 28 (3):E46-9 Epub 2011 Mar 03
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  78. Topilsky Y, Oh JK, Shah DK, Boilson BA, Schirger JA, Kushwaha SS, Pereira NL, Park SJ. Echocardiographic predictors of adverse outcomes after continuous left ventricular assist device implantation. JACC Cardiovasc Imaging 2011 Mar; 4 (3):211-22
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  79. Topilsky Y, Oh JK, Atchison FW, Shah DK, Bichara VM, Schirger JA, Kushwaha SS, Pereira NL, Park SJ. Echocardiographic findings in stable outpatients with properly functioning HeartMate II left ventricular assist devices. J Am Soc Echocardiogr 2011 Feb; 24 (2):157-69
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  80. Pereira NL, Chen D, Kushwaha SS, Park SJ. Discontinuation of antithrombotic therapy for a year or more in patients with continuous-flow left ventricular assist devices. Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 2010 Oct; 11 (4):503-5 Epub 2010 July 16
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  81. Pereira NL, Park SJ, Daly RC, Kushwaha SS, Edwards WD. De novo development of eosinophilic myocarditis with left ventricular assist device support as bridge to transplant. Ann Thorac Surg. 2010 Oct; 90(4):1345-7.
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  82. Boilson BA, Raichlin E, Park SJ, Kushwaha SS. Device therapy and cardiac transplantation for end-stage heart failure. Curr Probl Cardiol. 2010 Jan; 35(1):8-64.
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  83. Raichlin E, Daly RC, Rosen CB, McGregor CG, Charlton MR, Frantz RP, Clavell AL, Rodeheffer RJ, Pereira NL, Kremers WK, Kushwaha SS, Edwards BS. Combined heart and liver transplantation: a single-center experience. Transplantation. 2009 Jul 27; 88(2):219-25.
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  84. Raichlin E, Prasad A, Kremers WK, Edwards BS, Rihal CS, Lerman A, Kushwaha SS. Sirolimus as primary immunosuppression is associated with improved coronary vasomotor function compared with calcineurin inhibitors in stable cardiac transplant recipients. Eur Heart J. 2009 Jun; 30(11):1356-63. Epub 2009 Apr 21.
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  85. Raichlin E, Kushwaha SS, Lennon RJ, Frantz RP, Edwards BS, Prasad A, Rihal CS, Lerman A. Features of cardiac allograft coronary endothelial dysfunction. Am J Cardiol 2009 Apr 15; 103 (8):1154-8 Epub 2009 Feb 28
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  86. Raichlin E, Bae JH, Kushwaha SS, Lennon RJ, Prasad A, Rihal CS, Lerman A. Inflammatory burden of cardiac allograft coronary atherosclerotic plaque is associated with early recurrent cellular rejection and predicts a higher risk of vasculopathy progression. J Am Coll Cardiol 2009 Apr 14; 53 (15):1279-86
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  87. Raichlin E, Edwards BS, Kremers WK, Clavell AL, Rodeheffer RJ, Frantz RP, Pereira NL, Daly RC, McGregor CG, Lerman A, Kushwaha SS. Acute cellular rejection and the subsequent development of allograft vasculopathy after cardiac transplantation. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2009 Apr; 28(4):320-7.
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  88. van de Beek D, Kremers WK, Kushwaha SS, McGregor CG, Wijdicks EF. No major neurologic complications with sirolimus use in heart transplant recipients. Mayo Clin Proc. 2009 Apr; 84(4):330-2.
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  89. Raichlin E, Villarraga HR, Chandrasekaran K, Clavell AL, Frantz RP, Kushwaha SS, Rodeheffer RJ, McGregor CG, Daly RC, Park SJ, Kremers WK, Edwards BS, Pereira NL. Cardiac allograft remodeling after heart transplantation is associated with increased graft vasculopathy and mortality. Am J Transplant. 2009 Jan; 9(1):132-9. Epub 2008 Nov 27.
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  90. Raichlin E, Chandrasekaran K, Kremers WK, Frantz RP, Clavell AL, Pereira NL, Rodeheffer RJ, Daly RC, McGregor CG, Edwards BS, Kushwaha SS. Sirolimus as primary immunosuppressant reduces left ventricular mass and improves diastolic function of the cardiac allograft. Transplantation 2008 Nov 27; 86 (10):1395-400
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  123. Kushwaha SS, Steinberg VL. Cauda equina syndrome in ankylosing spondylitis in a female. Postgrad Med J. 1992; 68:485-6.
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