Publications

  1. Vallabhajosyula S, Vallabhajosyula S, Dunlay SM, Hayes SN, Best PJM, Brenes-Salazar JA, Lerman A, Gersh BJ, Jaffe AS, Bell MR, Holmes DR Jr, Barsness GW. Sex and Gender Disparities in the Management and Outcomes of Acute Myocardial Infarction-Cardiogenic Shock in Older Adults. Mayo Clin Proc. 2020 Sep; 95 (9):1916-1927
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  2. Tweet MS, Young KA, Best PJM, Hyun M, Gulati R, Rose CH, Hayes SN. Association of Pregnancy With Recurrence of Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection Among Women With Prior Coronary Artery Dissection. JAMA Netw Open. 2020 Sep 1; 3 (9):e2018170 Epub 2020 Sept 01
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  3. Tweet MS, Lewey J, Smilowitz NR, Rose CH, Best PJM. Pregnancy-Associated Myocardial Infarction: Prevalence, Causes, and Interventional Management. Circ Cardiovasc Interv. 2020 Aug 1; CIRCINTERVENTIONS120008687 Epub 2020 Aug 01
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  4. Johnson AK, Hayes SN, Sawchuk C, Johnson MP, Best PJ, Gulati R, Tweet MS. Analysis of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, Depression, Anxiety, and Resiliency Within the Unique Population of Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection Survivors. J Am Heart Assoc. 2020 May 5; 9 (9):e014372 Epub 2020 Apr 28
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  5. Rajamannan NM, Moura LM, Best P. Bench to bedside defining calcific aortic valve disease: osteocardiology. Expert Rev Cardiovasc Ther. 2020 May; 18 (5):239-247 Epub 2020 May 12
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  6. Vallabhajosyula S, Prasad A, Sandhu GS, Bell MR, Gulati R, Eleid MF, Best PJM, Gersh BJ, Singh M, Lerman A, Holmes DR Jr, Rihal CS, Barsness GW, Collaborators. Mechanical Circulatory Support-Assisted Early Percutaneous Coronary Intervention in Acute Myocardial Infarction with Cardiogenic Shock: 10-Year National Temporal Trends, Predictors and Outcomes. EuroIntervention. 2019 Nov 19 [Epub ahead of print]
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  7. Jentzer JC, van Diepen S, Barsness GW, Katz JN, Wiley BM, Bennett CE, Mankad SV, Sinak LJ, Best PJ, Herrmann J, Jaffe AS, Murphy JG, Morrow DA, Wright RS, Bell MR, Anavekar NS. Changes in comorbidities, diagnoses, therapies and outcomes in a contemporary cardiac intensive care unit population. Am Heart J. 2019 Sep; 215:12-19 Epub 2019 June 04
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  8. Tweet MS, Akhtar NJ, Hayes SN, Best PJ, Gulati R, Araoz PA. Spontaneous coronary artery dissection: Acute findings on coronary computed tomography angiography. Eur Heart J Acute Cardiovasc Care. 2019 Aug; 8 (5):467-475 Epub 2018 Jan 29
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  9. Kok SN, Hayes SN, Cutrer FM, Raphael CE, Gulati R, Best PJM, Tweet MS. Prevalence and Clinical Factors of Migraine in Patients With Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection. J Am Heart Assoc. 2018 Dec 18; 7 (24):e010140
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  10. Waterbury TM, Tweet MS, Hayes SN, Eleid MF, Bell MR, Lerman A, Singh M, Best PJM, Lewis BR, Rihal CS, Gersh BJ, Gulati R. Early Natural History of Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection. Circ Cardiovasc Interv. 2018 Sep; 11 (9):e006772
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  11. Abdelmoneim SS, Ball CA, Mantovani F, Hagen ME, Eifert-Rain S, Wilansky S, Castello R, Pellikka PA, Best PJM, Mulvagh SL. Prognostic Utility of Stress Testing and Cardiac Biomarkers in Menopausal Women at Low to Intermediate Risk for Coronary ARTery Disease (SMART Study): 5-Year Outcome. J Womens Health (Larchmt). 2018 May; 27 (5):542-551 Epub 2018 Apr 19
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  12. Greve AM, Bang CN, Boman K, Egstrup K, Forman JL, Kesaniemi YA, Ray S, Pedersen TR, Best P, Rajamannan NM, Wachtell K. Effect Modifications of Lipid-Lowering Therapy on Progression of Aortic Stenosis (from the Simvastatin and Ezetimibe in Aortic Stenosis [SEAS] Study). Am J Cardiol. 2018 Mar 15; 121 (6):739-745 Epub 2017 Dec 25
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  13. Boler AN, Best PJ, Mankad R. The Heart of a Woman Internal Medicine Review. 2017.
  14. Tweet MS, Codsi E, Best PJM, Gulati R, Rose CH, Hayes SN. Menstrual Chest Pain in Women With History of Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection. J Am Coll Cardiol 2017 Oct 31; 70 (18):2308-2309
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  15. Tweet MS, Best P, Hayes SN. Unique Presentations and Etiologies of Myocardial Infarction in Women. Curr Treat Options Cardiovasc Med. 2017 Sep; 19 (9):66
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  16. Tweet MS, Hayes SN, Codsi E, Gulati R, Rose CH, Best PJM. Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection Associated With Pregnancy. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2017 Jul 25; 70 (4):426-435
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  17. Codsi E, Rose CH, Tweet MS, Hayes SN, Best PJ, Blauwet LA. Peripartum Cardiomyopathy Presenting as Bradycardia. Case Rep Obstet Gynecol. 2017; 2017:3670520 Epub 2017 Feb 01
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  18. Codsi E, Tweet MS, Rose CH, Arendt KW, Best PJ, Hayes SN. Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection in Pregnancy: What Every Obstetrician Should Know. Obstet Gynecol. 2016 Oct; 128 (4):731-8
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  19. Baber U, Giustino G, Wang T, Grines C, McCoy LA, Saha-Chaudhuri P, Best P, Skelding KA, Ortega R, Chieffo A, Mehilli J, Tcheng J, Mehran R. Comparisons of the uptake and in-hospital outcomes associated with second-generation drug-eluting stents between men and women: results from the CathPCI Registry. Coron Artery Dis. 2016 Sep; 27 (6):442-8
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  20. Lyle M, Van Woerkom RC, Tweet M, Young PM, Best PJ. Conus artery occlusion causing isolated right ventricular outflow tract infarction: novel application of cardiac magnetic resonance in anterior STEMI. Cardiovasc Diagn Ther. 2016 Jun; 6 (3):262-6
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  21. Yoshino S, Cilluffo R, Prasad M, Best PJ, Atkinson EJ, Aoki T, Cunningham JM, de Andrade M, Lerman LO, Lerman A. Sex-Specific Genetic Variants are Associated With Coronary Endothelial Dysfunction. J Am Heart Assoc. 2016 Apr 18; 5 (4):e002544
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  22. 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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  23. Scantlebury DC, Rohe DE, Best PJ, Lennon RJ, Lerman A, Prasad A. Stress-coping skills and neuroticism in apical ballooning syndrome (Takotsubo/stress cardiomyopathy). Open Heart. 2016; 3 (1):e000312 Epub 2016 Feb 05
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  24. Guddeti RR, Prasad A, Matsuzawa Y, Aoki T, Rihal C, Holmes D, Best P, Lennon RJ, Lerman LO, Lerman A. Role of endothelin in microvascular dysfunction following percutaneous coronary intervention for non-ST elevation acute coronary syndromes: a single-centre randomised controlled trial. Open Heart. 2016; 3 (2):e000428 Epub 2016 Aug 04
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  25. Boler AN, Best PJ, Mankad R. The Heart of a Woman Internal Medicine Review. 2016.
  26. Reddy YN, Al-Hijji M, Best PJ, Sinak LJ, Suri RM, Ijioma NN, Aberle SJ, Goyal DG, Singh M. Diagnosis of Free-Wall Rupture by Left Ventricular Angiogram After Inferior ST-Segment-Elevation Myocardial Infarction. Circulation. 2015 Aug 04; 132: (5)e31-3.
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  27. Tweet MS, Hayes SN, Gulati R, Rose CH, Best PJ. Pregnancy after spontaneous coronary artery dissection: a case series. Ann Intern Med 2015 Apr 21; 162 (8):598-600
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  28. Rajamannan NM, Greve AM, Moura LM, Best P, Wachtell K. SALTIRE-RAAVE: targeting calcific aortic valve disease LDL-density-radius theory. Expert Rev Cardiovasc Ther. 2015 Apr; 13 (4):355-67
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  29. Tweet MS, Eleid MF, Best PJ, Lennon RJ, Lerman A, Rihal CS, Holmes DR Jr, Hayes SN, Gulati R. Spontaneous coronary artery dissection: revascularization versus conservative therapy. Circ Cardiovasc Interv. 2014 Dec; 7(6):777-86. Epub 2014 Nov 18.
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  30. Eleid MF, Guddeti RR, Tweet MS, Lerman A, Singh M, Best PJ, Vrtiska TJ, Prasad M, Rihal CS, Hayes SN, Gulati R. Coronary artery tortuosity in spontaneous coronary artery dissection: angiographic characteristics and clinical implications. Circ Cardiovasc Interv. 2014 Oct; 7 (5):656-62 Epub 2014 Aug 19
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  31. Yoshino S, Cilluffo R, Best PJ, Atkinson EJ, Aoki T, Cunningham JM, de Andrade M, Choi BJ, Lerman LO, Lerman A. Single nucleotide polymorphisms associated with abnormal coronary microvascular function. Coron Artery Dis. 2014 Jun; 25 (4):281-9
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  32. Witt CM, Best PJ, Asirvatham SJ, McLeod CJ. Unusual chest pain syndromes caused by implanted cardiac device leads: a case series. J Interv Card Electrophysiol. 2014 Mar; 39 (2):167-70 Epub 2013 Dec 11
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  33. Choi BJ, Prasad A, Gulati R, Best PJ, Lennon RJ, Barsness GW, Lerman LO, Lerman A. Coronary endothelial dysfunction in patients with early coronary artery disease is associated with the increase in intravascular lipid core plaque. Eur Heart J. 2013 Jul; 34 (27):2047-54 Epub 2013 Apr 07
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  34. Scantlebury DC, Prasad A, Rabinstein AA, Best PJ. Prevalence of migraine and Raynaud phenomenon in women with apical ballooning syndrome (Takotsubo or stress cardiomyopathy). Am J Cardiol. 2013 May 1; 111(9):1284-8. Epub 2013 Feb 12.
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  35. Pislaru SV, Malouf JF, Young PM, Anavekar NS, Best PJ, Burkhart HM. Speared heart, but not on Valentine's.... J Am Coll Cardiol. 2013 Mar 12; 61(10):1120.
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  36. Abdelmoneim SS, Bernier M, Hagen ME, Eifert-Rain S, Bott-Kitslaar D, Wilansky S, Castello R, Bhat G, Pellikka PA, Best PJ, Hayes SN, Mulvagh SL. A multicenter, prospective study to evaluate the use of contrast stress echocardiography in early menopausal women at risk for coronary artery disease: trial design and baseline findings. J Womens Health (Larchmt). 2013 Feb; 22 (2):173-83
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  37. Herrmann J, Lennon RJ, Barsness GW, Sandhu GS, Gulati R, Best PJ, Sorajja P, Bresnahan JF, Mathew V, Bell MR, Prasad A. High sensitivity C-reactive protein and outcomes following percutaneous coronary intervention in contemporary practice. Circ Cardiovasc Interv. 2012 Dec; 5(6):783-90. Epub 2012 Dec 04.
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  38. Tweet MS, Hayes SN, Pitta SR, Simari RD, Lerman A, Lennon RJ, Gersh BJ, Khambatta S, Best PJ, Rihal CS, Gulati R. Clinical features, management, and prognosis of spontaneous coronary artery dissection. Circulation. 2012 Jul 31; 126: (5)579-88.
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  39. Khambatta S, Farkouh ME, Wright RS, Reeder GS, McCullough PA, Smars PA, Hickson LJ, Best PJ. Chronic kidney disease as a risk factor for acute coronary syndromes in patients presenting to the emergency room with chest pain. Transl Res. 2012 May; 159(5):391-6. Epub 2012 Jan 09.
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  40. Romero-Brufau S, Best PJ, Holmes DR Jr, Mathew V, Davis MD, Sandhu GS, Lennon RJ, Rihal CS, Gulati R. Outcomes after coronary stent implantation in patients with metal allergy. Circ Cardiovasc Interv. 2012 Apr; 5(2):220-6. Epub 2012 Mar 27.
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  41. Best PJ, Holmes DR Jr. Prevention and management of contrast-induced acute kidney injury. Curr Treat Options Cardiovasc Med. 2012 Feb; 14 (1):1-7
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  42. Stone GW, Vora K, Schindler J, Diaz C, Mann T, Dangas G, Best P, Cutlip DE, COOL-RCN Investigators. Systemic hypothermia to prevent radiocontrast nephropathy (from the COOL-RCN Randomized Trial). Am J Cardiol. 2011 Sep 1; 108(5):741-6. Epub 2011 Jun 15.
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  43. Miller VM, Best PJ. Implications for reproductive medicine: Sex differences in cardiovascular disease. Sex Reprod Menopause. 2011 Aug; 9 (3):21-28
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  44. Best PJ, Skelding KA, Mehran R, Chieffo A, Kunadian V, Madan M, Mikhail GW, Mauri F, Takahashi S, Honye J, Hernandez-Antolin R, Weiner BH, Society for Cardiovascular Angiography & Interventions' Women in Innovations (WIN) Group. SCAI consensus document on occupational radiation exposure to the pregnant cardiologist and technical personnel. EuroIntervention. 2011 Feb; 6(7):866-74.
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  45. Lokhandwala J, Best PJ, Henry Y, Berger PB. Allergic reactions to clopidogrel and cross-reactivity to other agents. Curr Allergy Asthma Rep. 2011 Feb; 11(1):52-7.
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  46. Best PJ, Skelding KA, Mehran R, Chieffo A, Kunadian V, Madan M, Mikhail GW, Mauri F, Takahashi S, Honye J, Hernandez-Antolin R, Weiner BH, Women in Innovations (WIN) group of the Society of Cardiac Angiography and Intervention. SCAI consensus document on occupational radiation exposure to the pregnant cardiologist and technical personnel. Heart Lung Circ. 2011 Feb; 20(2):83-90.
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  47. Best PJ, Skelding KA, Mehran R, Chieffo A, Kunadian V, Madan M, Mikhail GW, Mauri F, Takahashi S, Honye J, Hernandez-Antolin R, Weiner BH, Society for Cardiovascular Angiography & Interventions' Women in Innovations (WIN) group. SCAI consensus document on occupational radiation exposure to the pregnant cardiologist and technical personnel. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2011 Feb 1; 77(2):232-41. Epub 2011 Jan 28.
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  48. From AM, Best PJ, Lennon RJ, Rihal CS, Prasad A. Acute myocardial infarction due to left circumflex artery occlusion and significance of ST-segment elevation. Am J Cardiol. 2010 Oct 15; 106(8):1081-5.
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  49. Wood A, Markovic SN, Best PJ, Erickson LA. Metastatic malignant melanoma manifesting as an intracardiac mass. Cardiovasc Pathol. 2010 May-Jun; 19(3):153-7. Epub 2009 Feb 11.
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  50. Rubinshtein R, Yang EH, Rihal CS, Prasad A, Lennon RJ, Best PJ, Lerman LO, Lerman A. Coronary microcirculatory vasodilator function in relation to risk factors among patients without obstructive coronary disease and low to intermediate Framingham score. Eur Heart J. 2010 Apr; 31 (8):936-42 Epub 2009 Nov 05
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  51. Lokhandwala JO, Best PJ, Butterfield JH, Skelding KA, Scott T, Blankenship JC, Buckley JW, Berger PB. Frequency of allergic or hematologic adverse reactions to ticlopidine among patients with allergic or hematologic adverse reactions to clopidogrel. Circ Cardiovasc Interv. 2009 Aug; 2(4):348-51. Epub 2009 Jul 22.
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  52. Rajamannan NM, Antonini-Canterin F, Moura L, Zamorano JL, Rosenhek RA, Best PJ, Lloyd MA, Rocha-Goncalves F, Chandra S, Alfieri O, Lancellotti P, Tomos P, Baliga RR, Wang A, Bashore T, Ramakrishnan S, Spargias K, Shuvy M, Beeri R, Lotan C, Suwaidi JA, Bahl V, Pierard LA, Maurer G, Nicolosi GL, Rahimtoola SH, Chopra K, Pandian NG. Medical Therapy for Rheumatic Heart Disease: Is it time to be Proactive rather than Reactive? Indian Heart J. 2009; 61(1):14-23.
  53. Mankad R, Best PJ. Cardiovascular disease in older women: a challenge in diagnosis and treatment. Womens Health (Lond). 2008 Sep; 4 (5):449-64
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  54. Best PJ, Steinhubl SR, Berger PB, Dasgupta A, Brennan DM, Szczech LA, Califf RM, Topol EJ, CREDO Investigators. The efficacy and safety of short- and long-term dual antiplatelet therapy in patients with mild or moderate chronic kidney disease: results from the Clopidogrel for the Reduction of Events During Observation (CREDO) trial. Am Heart J. 2008 Apr; 155 (4):687-93 Epub 2008 Feb 21
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  55. Kane GC, Doyle BJ, Lerman A, Barsness GW, Best PJ, Pihal CS. Association of ultra-low contrast volumes with rates of contrast-induced nephropathy in patients with chronic kidney disease undergoing coronary angiography. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2008; 51:89-90.
  56. Skelding KA, Best PJ, Bartholomew BA, Lennon RJ, O'Neill WW, Rihal CS. Validation of a predictive risk score for radiocontrast-induced nephropathy following percutaneous coronary intervention. J Invasive Cardiol. 2007 May; 19(5):229-33.
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  57. Raveendran G, Ting HH, Best PJ, Holmes DR Jr, Lennon RJ, Singh M, Bell MR, Long KH, Rihal CS. Eptifibatide vs abciximab as adjunctive therapy during primary percutaneous coronary intervention for acute myocardial infarction. Mayo Clin Proc. 2007 Feb; 82 (2):196-202
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  58. Best, PJM The importance of sub-clinical chronic kidney disease in acute, long-term outcomes in acute coronary syndromes. The importance of sub-clinical chronic kidney disease in acute, long-term outcomes in acute coronary syndromes. Acute Coronary Syndromes. 2007; 8(2):56-61.
  59. Kania-Lachance DM, Best PJ, McDonah MR, Ghosh AK. Evidence-based practice and the nurse practitioner. Nurse Pract. 2006 Oct; 31(10):46-54.
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  60. Elesber AA, Best PJ, Lennon RJ, Mathew V, Rihal CS, Lerman LO, Lerman A. Plasma 8-iso-prostaglandin F2alpha, a marker of oxidative stress, is increased in patients with acute myocardial infarction. Free Radic Res. 2006 Apr; 40(4):385-91.
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  61. Kania-Lachance DM, Best PJ, McDonah MR, Ghosh AK. Evidence-based practice and the nurse practitioner: an introduction. Nurse Pract. 2006; 31:44-54.
  62. Brilakis ES, Best PJM, Elesber AA, Barsness GW, Lennon RJ, Holmes DR, Rihal CS, Garratt KN. Incidence, retrieval methods, and outcomes of stent loss during percutaneous coronary intervention: A large single-center experience. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2005 Nov; 66(3):333-40.
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  63. Berger PB, Best PJ, Topol EJ, White J, DiBattiste PM, Chan AW, Kristensen SD, Herrmann HC, Moliterno DJ. The relation of renal function to ischemic and bleeding outcomes with 2 different glycoprotein IIb/IIIa inhibitors: the do Tirofiban and ReoPro Give Similar Efficacy Outcome (TARGET) trial. Am Heart J. 2005 May; 149 (5):869-75
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  64. Best PJ, Berger PB, Davis BR, Grines CL, Sadeghi HM, Williams BA, Willerson JT, Granett JR, Holmes DR Jr, PRESTO Investigators. Impact of mild or moderate chronic kidney disease on the frequency of restenosis: results from the PRESTO trial. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2004 Nov 02; 44: (9)1786-91.
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  65. Best PJ, Reddan DN, Berger PB, Szczech LA, McCullough PA, Califf RM. Cardiovascular disease and chronic kidney disease: insights and an update. Am Heart J. 2004 Aug; 148(2):230-42.
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  66. Best PJ, Mathew V, Markovic SN. Clopidogrel-associated autoimmune thrombocytopenic purpura. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2004 Jul; 62 (3):339-40
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  67. Best PJ, Berger PB. Can percutaneous coronary interventions reduce death and myocardial infarction in stable and unstable coronary disease? Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2004 Apr; 61(4):528-36.
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  68. Best PJM, Berger PB, Davis BR, Grines CL, Sadeghi HM, Williams B, Willerson JT, Granett JR, Holmes DR, Jr. Impact on the frequency of restenosis in patients with mild or moderate chronic kidney disease: Results from the PRESTO trial. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2004; 44(9):1786-1791.
  69. Chade AR, Best PJ, Rodriguez-Porcel M, Herrmann J, Zhu X, Sawamura T, Napoli C, Lerman A, Lerman LO. Endothelin-1 receptor blockade prevents renal injury in experimental hypercholesterolemia. Kidney Int. 2003 Sep; 64 (3):962-9
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  70. Best PJ, Lennon R, Gersh BJ, Ting HH, Rihal CS, Bell MR, Herzog CA, Holmes DR Jr, Berger PB. Safety of abciximab in patients with chronic renal insufficiency who are undergoing percutaneous coronary interventions. Am Heart J. 2003 Aug; 146 (2):345-50
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  71. Bonetti PO, Best PJ, Rodriguez-Porcel M, Holmes DR Jr, Lerman LO, Lerman A. Endothelin type A receptor antagonism restores myocardial perfusion response to adenosine in experimental hypercholesterolemia. Atherosclerosis. 2003 Jun; 168 (2):367-73
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  72. Best PJ, Berger PB. Pro: standard percutaneous coronary intervention is the procedure of choice for myocardial revascularization. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2003 Apr; 17(2):263-8.
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  73. Krier JD, Rodriguez-Porcel M, Best PJ, Romero JC, Lerman A, Lerman LO. Vascular responses in vivo to 8-epi PGF(2alpha) in normal and hypercholesterolemic pigs. Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol. 2002 Aug; 283 (2):R303-8
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  74. Best PJ, Burnett JC, Wilson SH, Holmes DR Jr, Lerman A. Dendroaspis natriuretic peptide relaxes isolated human arteries and veins. Cardiovasc Res. 2002 Aug 1; 55 (2):375-84
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  75. Szczech LA, Best PJ, Crowley E, Brooks MM, Berger PB, Bittner V, Gersh BJ, Jones R, Califf RM, Ting HH, Whitlow PJ, Detre KM, Holmes D. Outcomes of patients with chronic renal insufficiency in the Bypass Angioplasty Revascularization Investigation. Circulation. 2002 May 14; 105(19):2253-8.
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  76. Rihal CS, Textor SC, Grill DE, Berger PB, Ting HH, Best PJ, Singh M, Bell MR, Barsness GW, Mathew V, Garratt KN, Holmes DR Jr. Incidence and prognostic importance of acute renal failure after percutaneous coronary intervention. Circulation. 2002 May 14; 105 (19):2259-64
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  77. Herrmann J, Best PJ, Ritman EL, Holmes DR, Holmes DR, Lerman LO, Lerman A. Chronic endothelin receptor antagonism prevents coronary vasa vasorum neovascularization in experimental hypercholesterolemia. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2002 May 1; 39 (9):1555-61
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  78. Best PJ, Lennon R, Ting HH, Bell MR, Rihal CS, Holmes DR, Holmes DR, Berger PB. The impact of renal insufficiency on clinical outcomes in patients undergoing percutaneous coronary interventions. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2002 Apr 3; 39 (7):1113-9
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  79. Wilson SH, Best PJ, Edwards WD, Holmes DR Jr, Carlson PJ, Celermajer DS, Lerman A. Nuclear factor-kappaB immunoreactivity is present in human coronary plaque and enhanced in patients with unstable angina pectoris. Atherosclerosis. 2002 Jan; 160 (1):147-53
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  80. Best PJM, Berger PB. Commentary: Review of the "Fenoldopam Mesylate Blocks Reductions in Renal Plasma Flow After Radiocontrast Dye Infusion: A Pilot Trial in the Prevention of Contrast Nephropathy" Trial. MD Consult Cardiology. 2002. http://www.mdconsult.com.
  81. Taner CB, Severson SR, Best PJ, Lerman A, Miller VM. Treatment with endothelin-receptor antagonists increases NOS activity in hypercholesterolemia. J Appl Physiol (1985). 2001 Mar; 90 (3):816-20
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  82. Rodriguez-Porcel M, Rodriguez-Porcel M, Lerman A, Best PJ, Krier JD, Napoli C, Lerman LO. Hypercholesterolemia impairs myocardial perfusion and permeability: role of oxidative stress and endogenous scavenging activity. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2001 Feb; 37 (2):608-15
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  83. Wilson SH, Simari RD, Best PJ, Peterson TE, Lerman LO, Aviram M, Nath KA, Holmes DR Jr, Holmes DR Jr, Lerman A. Simvastatin preserves coronary endothelial function in hypercholesterolemia in the absence of lipid lowering. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2001 Jan; 21 (1):122-8
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  84. Rodriguez-Porcel M, Rodriguez-Porcel M, Lerman A, Ritman EL, Wilson SH, Best PJ, Lerman LO. Altered myocardial microvascular 3D architecture in experimental hypercholesterolemia. Circulation. 2000 Oct 24; 102 (17):2028-30
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  85. Best PJ, Lerman A. Endothelin in cardiovascular disease: from atherosclerosis to heart failure. J Cardiovasc Pharmacol. 2000; 35 (4 Suppl 2):S61-63
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  86. Wilson SH, Best PJ, Lerman LO, Holmes DR Jr, Holmes DR Jr, Richardson DM, Lerman A. Enhanced coronary vasoconstriction to oxidative stress product, 8-epi-prostaglandinF2 alpha, in experimental hypercholesterolemia. Cardiovasc Res. 1999 Dec; 44 (3):601-7
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  87. Best PJ, Lerman LO, Romero JC, Richardson D, Holmes DR Jr, Richardson D, Holmes DR Jr, Lerman A. Coronary endothelial function is preserved with chronic endothelin receptor antagonism in experimental hypercholesterolemia in vitro. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 1999 Nov; 19 (11):2769-75
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  88. Feldstein A, Krier JD, Sarafov MH, Lerman A, Best PJ, Wilson SH, Lerman LO. In vivo renal vascular and tubular function in experimental hypercholesterolemia. Hypertension. 1999 Oct; 34 (4 Pt 2):859-64
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  89. Best PJ, McKenna CJ, Hasdai D, Holmes DR Jr, Holmes DR Jr, Lerman A. Chronic endothelin receptor antagonism preserves coronary endothelial function in experimental hypercholesterolemia. Circulation. 1999 Apr 6; 99 (13):1747-52
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  90. Best PJ, Hasdai D, Sangiorgi G, Schwartz RS, Holmes DR Jr, Holmes DR Jr, Simari RD, Lerman A. Apoptosis. Basic concepts and implications in coronary artery disease. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 1999 Jan; 19 (1):14-22
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  91. Best PJ, Hayes DL, Stanton MS. The potential usage of dual chamber pacing in patients with implantable cardioverter defibrillators. Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. 1999 Jan; 22 (1 Pt 1):79-85
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  92. Best PJ, Tajik AJ, Gibbons RJ, Pellikka PA. The safety of treadmill exercise stress testing in patients with abdominal aortic aneurysms. Ann Intern Med. 1998 Oct 15; 129 (8):628-31
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  93. Best PJ, Petitt RM. Multiple skin cancers associated with hydroxyurea therapy. Mayo Clin Proc. 1998 Oct; 73(10):961-3.
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  94. Best PJ, Berger PB, Miller VM, Lerman A. The effect of estrogen replacement therapy on plasma nitric oxide and endothelin-1 levels in postmenopausal women. Ann Intern Med. 1998 Feb 15; 128 (4):285-8
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  95. Hasdai D, Best PJ, Cannan CR, Mathew V, Schwartz RS, Holmes DR Jr, Holmes DR Jr, Lerman A. Acute endothelin-receptor inhibition does not attenuate acetylcholine-induced coronary vasoconstriction in experimental hypercholesterolemia. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 1998 Jan; 18 (1):108-13
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  96. Best PJ, Daoud MS, Pittelkow MR, Petitt RM. Hydroxyurea-induced leg ulceration in 14 patients. Ann Intern Med. 1998 Jan 1; 128 (1):29-32
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