Publications

  1. Baldassarre LA, Yang EH, Cheng RK, DeCara JM, Dent S, Liu JE, Rudski LG, Strom JB, Thavendiranathan P, Barac A, Zaha VG, Bucciarelli-Ducci C, Ellahham S, Deswal A, Lenneman C, Villarraga HR, Blaes AH, Ismail-Khan R, Ky B, Leja MJ, Scherrer-Crosbie M. Cardiovascular care of the oncology patient during COVID-19: An expert consensus document from the ACC Cardio-Oncology and Imaging Councils. J Natl Cancer Inst. 2020 Nov 12 [Epub ahead of print]
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  2. Teaford HR, Abu Saleh OM, Villarraga HR, Enzler MJ, Rivera CG. The Many Faces of Itraconazole Cardiac Toxicity. Mayo Clin Proc Innov Qual Outcomes. 2020 Oct; 4 (5):588-594 Epub 2020 Aug 15
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  3. Schrier VJMM, Evers S, Geske JR, Kremers WK, Villarraga HR, Selles RW, Hovius SER, Gelfman R, Amadio PC. Relative Motion of the Connective Tissue in Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: The Relation with Disease Severity and Clinical Outcome. Ultrasound Med Biol. 2020 Sep; 46 (9):2236-2244 Epub 2020 June 26
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  4. Xia H, Yeung DF, Di Stefano C, Cha SS, Pellikka PA, Ye Z, Thaden JJ, Villarraga HR. Ventricular strain analysis in patients with no structural heart disease using a vendor-independent speckle-tracking software. BMC Cardiovasc Disord. 2020 Jun 5; 20 (1):274 Epub 2020 June 05
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  5. Cambron JC, Saba ES, McBane RD, Casanegra AI, Villarraga HR, Houghton DE, Vlazny DT, Froehling D, Hodge D, Peterson LG, Bott-Kitslaar DM, Wysokinski WE. Adverse Events and Mortality in Anticoagulated Patients with Different Categories of Pulmonary Embolism. Mayo Clin Proc Innov Qual Outcomes. 2020 Jun; 4 (3):249-258 Epub 2020 June 05
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  6. Zhu D, Ito S, Miranda WR, Nkomo VT, Pislaru SV, Villarraga HR, Pellikka PA, Crusan DJ, Oh JK. Left Ventricular Global Longitudinal Strain Is Associated With Long-Term Outcomes in Moderate Aortic Stenosis. Circ Cardiovasc Imaging. 2020 Apr; 13 (4):e009958 Epub 2020 Apr 09
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  7. Ruddy KJ, Sangaralingham LR, Van Houten H, Nowsheen S, Sandhu N, Moslehi J, Neuman H, Jemal A, Haddad TC, Blaes AH, Villarraga HR, Thompson C, Shah ND, Herrmann J. Utilization of Cardiac Surveillance Tests in Survivors of Breast Cancer and Lymphoma After Anthracycline-Based Chemotherapy. Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes. 2020 Mar; 13 (3):e005984 Epub 2020 Feb 28
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  8. Bi X, Yeung DF, Salah HM, Arciniegas Calle MC, Nhola LF, Thaden JJ, Nhola LF, Schaff HV, Pislaru SV, Pellikka PA, Pochettino A, Greason KL, Nkomo VT, Villarraga HR. Dissecting myocardial mechanics in patients with severe aortic stenosis: 2-dimensional vs 3-dimensional-speckle tracking echocardiography. BMC Cardiovasc Disord. 2020 Jan 30; 20 (1):33
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  9. Di Stefano C, Bruno G, Arciniegas Calle MC, Acharya GA, Fussner LM, Ungprasert P, Cooper LT Jr, Blauwet LA, Ryu JH, Pellikka PA, Carmona Porquera EM, Villarraga HR. Diagnostic and predictive value of speckle tracking echocardiography in cardiac sarcoidosis. BMC Cardiovasc Disord. 2020 Jan 20; 20 (1):21
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  10. Ruddy KJ, Sangaralingham LR, Van HK, Nowsheen S, Sandhu NP, Moslehi Javid, Neuman Heather, Jemal Ahmedin, Haddad TC, Blaes Anne, Villarraga HR, Thompson CA, Shah ND, Herrmann J. Utilization of Cardiac Surveillance Tests in Survivors of Breast Cancer and Lymphoma After Anthracycline-Based Chemotherapy Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes. 2019. Epub 2019 Dec 23.
  11. Schrier VJMM, Evers S, Geske JR, Kremers WK, Villarraga HR, Kakar S, Selles RW, Hovius SER, Gelfman R, Amadio PC. Median Nerve Transverse Mobility and Outcome after Carpal Tunnel Release. Ultrasound Med Biol. 2019 Nov; 45 (11):2887-2897 Epub 2019 Sept 02
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  12. D'Elia Nicholas, Caselli Stefano, Kosmala Wojciech, Lancellotti Patrizio, Morris Daniel, Muraru Denisa, Takeuchi Masaaki, van den Bosch Annemien, van Grootel Roderick W.J., Villarraga HR, Marwick Thomas H.. Normal Global Longitudinal Strain: An Individual Patient Meta-analysis JACC: Cardiovascular Imaging. 2019.
  13. Meng H, Chandrasekaran K, Villarraga HR, Shah AA, Kittipovanonth M, Cha SS, Pellikka PA, Seward JB. Right and left ventricular interaction in pulmonary hypertension: Insight from velocity vector imaging. Echocardiography. 2019 May; 36 (5):877-887 Epub 2019 Apr 15
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  14. Nhola LF, Abdelmoneim SS, Villarraga HR, Kohli M, Grothey A, Bordun KA, Cheung M, Best R, Cheung D, Huang R, Barros-Gomes S, Pitz M, Singal PK, Jassal DS, Mulvagh SL. Echocardiographic Assessment for the Detection of Cardiotoxicity Due to Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor Inhibitor Therapy in Metastatic Renal Cell and Colorectal Cancers. J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 2019 Feb; 32 (2):267-276 Epub 2018 Nov 17
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  15. Tseng AS, Gorsi US, Barros-Gomes S, Miller FA, Pellikka PA, Clavell AL, Villarraga HR. Use of speckle-tracking echocardiography-derived strain and systolic strain rate measurements to predict rejection in transplant hearts with preserved ejection fraction. BMC Cardiovasc Disord. 2018 Dec 22; 18 (1):241
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  16. Arciniegas Calle MC, Sandhu NP, Xia H, Cha SS, Pellikka PA, Ye Z, Herrmann J, Villarraga HR. Two-dimensional speckle tracking echocardiography predicts early subclinical cardiotoxicity associated with anthracycline-trastuzumab chemotherapy in patients with breast cancer. BMC Cancer. 2018 Oct 25; 18 (1):1037
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  17. Indrabhinduwat M, Arciniegas Calle MC, Colgan JP, Villarraga HR. A male with multiple cardiac masses. Echo Res Pract. 2018 Sep; 5 (3):K53-K58 Epub 2018 June 12
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  18. Nowsheen S, Aziz K, Park JY, Lerman A, Villarraga HR, Ruddy KJ, Herrmann J. Trastuzumab in Female Breast Cancer Patients With Reduced Left Ventricular Ejection Fraction. J Am Heart Assoc. 2018 Aug 7; 7 (15):e008637
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  19. Larsen CM, Villarraga HR, Begna KH, Litzow MR, Al-Kali A, Herrmann J. Cardiovascular effects of the addition of nilotinib to standard therapy for acute myeloid leukemia. Leuk Lymphoma 2018 Jan; 59 (1):229-232 Epub 2017 June 08
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  20. Hubbard RT, Arciniegas Calle MC, Barros-Gomes S, Kukuzke JA, Pellikka PA, Gulati R, Villarraga HR. 2-Dimensional Speckle Tracking Echocardiography predicts severe coronary artery disease in women with normal left ventricular function: a case-control study. BMC Cardiovasc Disord. 2017 Aug 24; 17 (1):231
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  21. Sekiguchi H, Harada Y, Villarraga HR, Mankad SV, Gajic O. Focused cardiac ultrasound in the early resuscitation of severe sepsis and septic shock: a prospective pilot study. J Anesth. 2017 Aug; 31 (4):487-493 Epub 2017 Jan 31
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  22. Barros-Gomes S, Naksuk N, Jevremovic D, Villarraga HR. A rash with a heavy heart. Echo Res Pract. 2017 Jul 7 Epub 2017 July 07
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  23. Nhola LF, Villarraga HR. Rationale for Cardio-Oncology Units. Rev Esp Cardiol (Engl Ed). 2017 Jul; 70 (7):583-589 Epub 2017 Mar 16
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  24. Lima MSM, Villarraga HR, Abduch MCD, Lima MF, Cruz CBBV, Sbano JCN, Voos MC, Mathias Junior, Tsutsui JM. Global Longitudinal Strain or Left Ventricular Twist and Torsion? Which Correlates Best with Ejection Fraction? Arq Bras Cardiol. 2017 Jul; 109 (1):23-29 Epub 2017 June 29
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  25. Snipelisky D, Park JY, Lerman A, Mulvagh S, Lin G, Pereira N, Rodriguez-Porcel M, Villarraga HR, Herrmann J. How to Develop a Cardio-Oncology Clinic. Heart Fail Clin. 2017 Apr; 13 (2):347-359
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  26. Barros-Gomes S, Williams B, Nhola LF, Grogan M, Maalouf JF, Dispenzieri A, Pellikka PA, Villarraga HR. Prognosis of Light Chain Amyloidosis With Preserved LVEF: Added Value of 2D Speckle-Tracking Echocardiography to the Current Prognostic Staging System. JACC Cardiovasc Imaging. 2017 Apr; 10 (4):398-407 Epub 2016 Sept 14
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  27. Casaclang-Verzosa G, Enriquez-Sarano M, Villaraga HR, Miller JD. Echocardiographic Approaches and Protocols for Comprehensive Phenotypic Characterization of Valvular Heart Disease in Mice. J Vis Exp. 2017 Feb 14; (120)
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  28. Mazur M, Wang F, Hodge DO, Siontis BL, Beinborn DS, Villarraga HR, Lerman A, Friedman PA, Herrmann J. Burden of Cardiac Arrhythmias in Patients With Anthracycline-Related Cardiomyopathy. JACC Clin Electrophysiol. 2017 Feb; 3 (2):139-150 Epub 2016 Sept 28
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  29. Orde SR, Boon AJ, Firth DG, Villarraga HR, Sekiguchi H. Use of Angle-Independent M-Mode Sonography for Assessment of Diaphragm Displacement. J Ultrasound Med. 2016 Dec; 35: (12)2615-2621.
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  30. Alkhouli M, El Sabbagh A, Villarraga HR, Hagler DJ, Rihal CS, Eleid MF. Novel Treatment of Residual Peri-MitraClip Regurgitation With an Amplatzer Vascular Plug II. JACC Cardiovasc Interv. 2016 Sep 12; 9 (17):e171-5 Epub 2016 Aug 17
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  31. Padang R, Kotkar KD, Gilkey GD, Joyce DL, Villarraga HR. Cardiac calcified amorphous 'tumour': the CAT is on a broken line. Eur Heart J Cardiovasc Imaging. 2016 Sep; 17 (9):1064 Epub 2016 May 25
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  32. Orde SR, Boon AJ, Firth DG, Villarraga HR, Sekiguchi H. Diaphragm assessment by two dimensional speckle tracking imaging in normal subjects. BMC Anesthesiol. 2016 Jul 25; 16 (1):43 Epub 2016 July 25
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  33. Kane GC, Sachdev A, Villarraga HR, Ammash NM, Oh JK, McGoon MD, Pellikka PA, McCully RB. Impact of age on pulmonary artery systolic pressures at rest and with exercise. Echo Res Pract. 2016 Jun; 3 (2):53-61
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  34. Lima MS, Villarraga HR, Abduch MC, Lima MF, Cruz CB, Bittencourt MS, Voos MC, Sbano JC, Mathias W Jr, Tsutsui JM. Comprehensive left ventricular mechanics analysis by speckle tracking echocardiography in Chagas disease. Cardiovasc Ultrasound. 2016 May 27; 14 (1):20
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  35. Barros-Gomes S, Herrmann J, Mulvagh S, Lerman A, Lin G, Villarraga H. Rationale for setting up a cardio-oncology unit: our experience at Mayo Clinic Cardio-Oncology.2016;0:(0)1-9.
  36. 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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  37. Ye Z, Coutinho T, Pellikka PA, Villarraga HR, Borlaug BA, Kullo IJ. Associations of Alterations in Pulsatile Arterial Load With Left Ventricular Longitudinal Strain. Am J Hypertens. 2015 Nov; 28 (11):1325-31 Epub 2015 Apr 03
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  38. Bordun KA, Premecz S, daSilva M, Mandal S, Goyal V, Glavinovic T, Cheung M, Cheung D, White CW, Chaudhary R, Freed DH, Villarraga HR, Herrmann J, Kohli M, Ravandi A, Thliveris J, Pitz M, Singal PK, Mulvagh S, Jassal DS. The utility of cardiac biomarkers and echocardiography for the early detection of bevacizumab- and sunitinib-mediated cardiotoxicity. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2015 Aug 15; 309 (4):H692-701 Epub 2015 June 19
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  39. Cabasa AS, Eleid MF, Rihal CS, Villarraga HR, Foley TA, Suri RM. Tricuspid Valve Replacement: A Percutaneous Transfemoral Valve-in-Ring Approach. JACC Cardiovasc Interv. 2015 Jul; 8 (8):1126-1128 Epub 2015 June 24
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  40. Xu Y, Hermann J, Pellikka PA, Ansell SM, Cha SS, Villarraga HR. Early Changes in 2D-Speckle-Tracking Echocardiography May Predict a Decrease in Left Ventricular Ejection Fraction in Lymphoma Patients Undergoing Anthracycline Chemotherapy: A Pilot Study J Clin Exp Oncol.2015;4:1.
  41. Fine NM, Crowson CS, Lin G, Oh JK, Villarraga HR, Gabriel SE. Evaluation of myocardial function in patients with rheumatoid arthritis using strain imaging by speckle-tracking echocardiography. Ann Rheum Dis. 2014 Oct; 73 (10):1833-9 Epub 2013 July 19
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  42. Plana JC, Galderisi M, Barac A, Ewer MS, Ky B, Scherrer-Crosbie M, Ganame J, Sebag IA, Agler DA, Badano LP, Banchs J, Cardinale D, Carver J, Cerqueira M, DeCara JM, Edvardsen T, Flamm SD, Force T, Griffin BP, Jerusalem G, Liu JE, Magalhaes A, Marwick T, Sanchez LY, Sicari R, Villarraga HR, Lancellotti P. Expert consensus for multimodality imaging evaluation of adult patients during and after cancer therapy: a report from the American Society of Echocardiography and the European Association of Cardiovascular Imaging. Eur Heart J Cardiovasc Imaging. 2014 Oct; 15 (10):1063-93
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  43. Herrmann J, Lerman A, Sandhu NP, Villarraga HR, Mulvagh SL, Kohli M. Evaluation and management of patients with heart disease and cancer: cardio-oncology. Mayo Clin Proc. 2014 Sep; 89 (9):1287-306
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  44. 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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  45. Fenstad ER, Le RJ, Sinak LJ, Maradit-Kremers H, Ammash NM, Ayalew AM, Villarraga HR, Oh JK, Frantz RP, McCully RB, McGoon MD, Kane GC. Pericardial effusions in pulmonary arterial hypertension: characteristics, prognosis, and role of drainage. Chest. 2013 Nov; 144: (5)1530-1538.
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  46. Suresh R, Chiriac A, Goel K, Villarraga HR, Lopez-Jimenez F, Thomas RJ, Terzic A, Nelson TJ, Perez-Terzic C. CXCR4+ and FLK-1+ identify circulating cells associated with improved cardiac function in patients following myocardial infarction. J Cardiovasc Transl Res. 2013 Oct; 6 (5):787-97 Epub 2013 Aug 10
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  47. Hardegree EL, Sachdev A, Fenstad ER, Villarraga HR, Frantz RP, McGoon MD, Oh JK, Ammash NM, Connolly HM, Eidem BW, Pellikka PA, Kane GC. Impaired left ventricular mechanics in pulmonary arterial hypertension: identification of a cohort at high risk. Circ Heart Fail. 2013 Jul; 6: (4)748-55.
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  48. Koshino Y, Villarraga HR, Somers VK, Miranda WR, Garza CA, Hsiao JF, Yu Y, Saleh HK, Lopez-Jimenez F. Changes in myocardial mechanics in patients with obesity following major weight loss after bariatric surgery. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2013 Jun; 21: (6)1111-8.
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  49. Fine NM, Shah AA, Han IY, Yu Y, Hsiao JF, Koshino Y, Saleh HK, Miller FA Jr, Oh JK, Pellikka PA, Villarraga HR. Left and right ventricular strain and strain rate measurement in normal adults using velocity vector imaging: an assessment of reference values and intersystem agreement. Int J Cardiovasc Imaging. 2013 Mar; 29 (3):571-80 Epub 2012 Sept 14
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  50. Hsiao JF, Koshino Y, Bonnichsen CR, Yu Y, Miller FA Jr, Pellikka PA, Cooper LT Jr, Villarraga HR. Speckle tracking echocardiography in acute myocarditis. Int J Cardiovasc Imaging. 2013 Feb; 29 (2):275-84 Epub 2012 June 27
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  51. Yu Y, Villarraga HR, Saleh HK, Cha SS, Pellikka PA. Can ischemia and dyssynchrony be detected during early stages of dobutamine stress echocardiography by 2-dimensional speckle tracking echocardiography? Int J Cardiovasc Imaging. 2013 Jan; 29 (1):95-102 Epub 2012 May 25
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  52. 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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  53. van Doesburg MH, Yoshii Y, Henderson J, Villarraga HR, Moran SL, Amadio PC. Speckle-tracking sonographic assessment of longitudinal motion of the flexor tendon and subsynovial tissue in carpal tunnel syndrome. J Ultrasound Med. 2012 Jul; 31 (7):1091-8
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  54. Yoshii Y, Henderson J, Villarraga HR, Zhao C, An KN, Amadio PC. Ultrasound assessment of the motion patterns of human flexor digitorum superficialis and profundus tendons with speckle tracking. J Orthop Res. 2011 Oct; 29 (10):1465-9 Epub 2011 Apr 05
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  55. Sachdev A, Villarraga HR, Frantz RP, McGoon MD, Hsiao JF, Maalouf JF, Ammash NM, McCully RB, Miller FA, Pellikka PA, Oh JK, Kane GC. Right ventricular strain for prediction of survival in patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension. Chest. 2011 Jun; 139: (6)1299-1309.
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  56. 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.
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  57. van Doesburg MH, Yoshii Y, Villarraga HR, Henderson J, Cha SS, An KN, Amadio PC. Median nerve deformation and displacement in the carpal tunnel during index finger and thumb motion. J Orthop Res. 2010 Oct; 28(10):1387-90.
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  58. Koshino Y, Villarraga HR, Orban M, Bruce CJ, Pressman GS, Leinveber P, Saleh HK, Konecny T, Kara T, Somers VK, Lopez-Jimenez F. Changes in left and right ventricular mechanics during the Mueller maneuver in healthy adults: a possible mechanism for abnormal cardiac function in patients with obstructive sleep apnea. Circ Cardiovasc Imaging. 2010 May; 3: (3)282-9.
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  59. Topilsky Y, Tabatabaei N, Freeman WK, Saleh HK, Villarraga HR, Mulvagh SL. Images in cardiovascular medicine. Pendulum heart in congenital absence of the pericardium. Circulation. 2010 Mar 16; 121: (10)1272-4.
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  60. Bellavia D, Michelena HI, Martinez M, Pellikka PA, Bruce CJ, Connolly HM, Villarraga HR, Veress G, Oh JK, Miller FA. Speckle myocardial imaging modalities for early detection of myocardial impairment in isolated left ventricular non-compaction. Heart. 2010 Mar; 96 (6):440-7 Epub 2009 Dec 04
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  61. Yoshii Y, Villarraga HR, Henderson J, Zhao C, An KN, Amadio PC. Ultrasound assessment of the displacement and deformation of the median nerve in the human carpal tunnel with active finger motion. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2009 Dec; 91 (12):2922-30
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  62. Yoshii Y, Villarraga HR, Henderson J, Zhao C, An KN, Amadio PC. Speckle tracking ultrasound for assessment of the relative motion of flexor tendon and subsynovial connective tissue in the human carpal tunnel. Ultrasound Med Biol. 2009 Dec; 35 (12):1973-81 Epub 2009 Oct 13
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  63. Shan Y, Villarraga HR, Pislaru C, Shah AA, Cha SS, Pellikka PA. Quantitative assessment of strain and strain rate by velocity vector imaging during dobutamine stress echocardiography to predict outcome in patients with left bundle branch block. J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 2009 Nov; 22: (11)1212-9.
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  64. 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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  65. Orban M, Bruce CJ, Pressman GS, Leinveber P, Romero-Corral A, Korinek J, Konecny T, Villarraga HR, Kara T, Caples SM, Somers VK. Dynamic changes of left ventricular performance and left atrial volume induced by the mueller maneuver in healthy young adults and implications for obstructive sleep apnea, atrial fibrillation, and heart failure. Am J Cardiol. 2008 Dec 1; 102 (11):1557-61 Epub 2008 Sept 15
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  66. Kittipovanonth M, Bellavia D, Chandrasekaran K, Villarraga HR, Abraham TP, Pellikka PA. Doppler myocardial imaging for early detection of right ventricular dysfunction in patients with pulmonary hypertension. J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 2008 Sep; 21: (9)1035-41.
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  67. Picano E, Alaimo A, Chubuchny V, Plonska E, Faldo V, Baldini U, Paulitti, Perticucci R, Fonseca L, Villarraga HR, Emanueli, Miracapillo, Hoffman, De Nes Maurizio. Noninvasive pacemaker stress echo for diagnosis of coronary artery disease: A multicenter study. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2002 Oct; 40(7):1305-1.
  68. Villarraga HR, Sanchez J. Stress echocardiography. Colombian Clinics of Cardiology.. 2002 Aug;
  69. Allen MR, Pellikka PA, Villarraga HR, Klarich KW, Foley DA, Mulvagh SL, Seward JB. Harmonic imaging: echocardiographic enhanced contrast intensity and duration. Int J Card Imaging. 1999 Jun; 15 (3):215-20
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  70. Villarraga HR, Foley DA, Aeschbacher BC, Klarich KW, Mulvagh SL. Destruction of contrast microbubbles during ultrasound imaging at conventional power output. J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 1997 Oct; 10 (8):783-91
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  71. Villarraga HR, Foley DA, Mulvagh SL. Contrast echocardiography 1996. A review. Tex Heart Inst J. 1996; 23 (2):90-7
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