Publications

  1. Vaidya VR, Lyle M, Miranda WR, Farwati M, Isath A, Patlolla SH, Hodge DO, Asirvatham SJ, Kapa S, Deshmukh AJ, Foley TA, Michelena HI, Connolly HM, Melduni RM. Long-Term Survival of Patients With Left Ventricular Noncompaction. J Am Heart Assoc. 2021 Jan 19; 10 (2):e015563 Epub 2021 Jan 14
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  2. Gruner-Hegge N, Kella DK, Padmanabhan D, Deshmukh AJ, Mehta R, Hodge D, Melduni RM, Greene EL, Friedman PA. Renal Dysfunction following Direct Current Cardioversion of Atrial Fibrillation: Incidence and Risk Factors. Cardiorenal Med. 2021; 11 (1):27-32 Epub 2020 Dec 09
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  3. Patlolla SH, Lee HC, Noseworthy PA, Wysokinski WE, Hodge DO, Greene EL, Gersh BJ, Melduni RM. Impact of Diabetes Mellitus on Stroke and Survival in Patients With Atrial Fibrillation. Am J Cardiol. 2020 Sep 15; 131:33-39 Epub 2020 June 30
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  4. Melduni RM, Cooper LT, Gersh BJ, Warrington KJ, Bailey KR, McEvoy MT, Kita H, Lee HC. Association of Autoimmune Vasculitis and Incident Atrial Fibrillation: A Population-Based Case-Control Study. J Am Heart Assoc. 2020 Sep 15; 9 (18):e015977 Epub 2020 Sept 06
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  5. Zhang H, El-Am EA, Thaden JJ, Pislaru SV, Scott CG, Krittanawong C, Chahal AA, Breen TJ, Eleid MF, Melduni RM, Greason KL, McCully RB, Enriquez-Sarano M, Oh JK, Pellikka PA, Nkomo VT. Atrial fibrillation is not an independent predictor of outcome in patients with aortic stenosis. Heart. 2020 Feb; 106 (4):280-286 Epub 2019 Aug 22
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  6. Melduni RM, Wysokinski WE, Wang Z, Gersh BJ, Asirvatham SJ, Patlolla SH, Greene EL, Oh JK, Lee HC. Prognostic significance of patent foramen ovale in anticoagulated patients with atrial fibrillation. Open Heart. 2020; 7 (1):e001229 Epub 2020 Apr 06
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  7. Wang Z, Ayoub C, Thaden JJ, Alsidawi S, Miller FA, Sinak LJ, Rihal CS, Melduni RM. Echocardiographic mimicker of thrombus on a mechanical aortic valve prosthesis due to cavitation: A paradoxical phenomenon of pressure recovery. Echocardiography. 2019 Jul; 36 (7):1397-1400 Epub 2019 June 17
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  8. El-Am EA, Dispenzieri A, Melduni RM, Ammash NM, White RD, Hodge DO, Noseworthy PA, Lin G, Pislaru SV, Egbe AC, Grogan M, Nkomo VT. Direct Current Cardioversion of Atrial Arrhythmias in Adults With Cardiac Amyloidosis. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2019 Feb 12; 73 (5):589-597
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  9. Wysokinski WE, Cohoon KP, Melduni RM, Mazur M, Ammash N, Munger T, Konik E, McLeod T, Gosk-Bierska I, McBane RD. Association between P-selectin levels and left atrial blood stasis in patients with nonvalvular atrial fibrillation. Thromb Res. 2018 Dec; 172:4-8 Epub 2018 Oct 10
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  10. Johnsrud DO, Melduni RM, Lahr B, Yao X, Greason KL, Noseworthy PA. Evaluation of anticoagulation use and subsequent stroke in patients with atrial fibrillation after empiric surgical left atrial appendage closure: A retrospective case-control study. Clin Cardiol. 2018 Dec; 41 (12):1578-1582 Epub 2018 Dec 10
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  11. Melduni RM, Gersh BJ, Wysokinski WE, Ammash NM, Friedman PA, Hodge DO, Chandrasekaran K, Oh JK, Lee HC. Real-Time Pathophysiologic Correlates of Left Atrial Appendage Thrombus in Patients Who Underwent Transesophageal-Guided Electrical Cardioversion for Atrial Fibrillation. Am J Cardiol. 2018 Jun 15; 121 (12):1540-1547 Epub 2018 Mar 13
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  12. Yao X, Gersh BJ, Holmes DR Jr, Melduni RM, Johnsrud DO, Sangaralingham LR, Shah ND, Noseworthy PA. Association of Surgical Left Atrial Appendage Occlusion With Subsequent Stroke and Mortality Among Patients Undergoing Cardiac Surgery. JAMA. 2018 May 22; 319 (20):2116-2126
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  13. Kim KH, Miranda WR, Sinak LJ, Syed FF, Melduni RM, Espinosa RE, Kane GC, Oh JK. Effusive-Constrictive Pericarditis After Pericardiocentesis: Incidence, Associated Findings, and Natural History. JACC Cardiovasc Imaging. 2018 Apr; 11 (4):534-541 Epub 2017 Oct 05
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  14. Wysokinski WE, Cohoon KP, Konik EA, Melduni RM, Ammash NM, Asirvatham SJ, McBane RD. Effect of atrial fibrillation duration on plasma von Willebrand factor level. Eur J Haematol. 2017 Dec; 99 (6):569-576 Epub 2017 Oct 16
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  15. Vaidya VR, Prueksaritanond S, Bois JP, Nadipalli A, Borgeson DD, Melduni RM. Impact of acute left ventricular apical thrombus on cardioversion for atrial fibrillation. Echocardiography. 2017 Nov; 34 (11):1708-1711 Epub 2017 Sept 24
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  16. Egbe AC, Asirvatham SJ, Connolly HM, Kapa S, Desimone CV, Vaidya VR, Deshmukh AJ, Khan AR, McLeod CJ, Melduni RM, Ammash NM. Outcomes of Direct Current Cardioversion in Adults With Congenital Heart Disease. Am J Cardiol. 2017 May 1; 119 (9):1468-1472 Epub 2017 Feb 09
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  17. Melduni RM, Schaff HV, Lee HC, Gersh BJ, Noseworthy PA, Bailey KR, Ammash NM, Cha SS, Fatema K, Wysokinski WE, Seward JB, Packer DL, Rihal CS, Asirvatham SJ. Impact of Left Atrial Appendage Closure During Cardiac Surgery on the Occurrence of Early Postoperative Atrial Fibrillation, Stroke, and Mortality: A Propensity Score-Matched Analysis of 10 633 Patients. Circulation. 2017 Jan 24; 135 (4):366-378 Epub 2016 Nov 30
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  18. Eleid MF, Melduni RM, Joyce DL. Snare-Facilitated Retrieval of Entangled Impella Device. J Interv Cardiol. 2016 Jun; 29 (3):332-3 Epub 2016 Feb 03
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  19. Gooden JY, Powell BD, Akogyeram CO, Melduni RM. Recent Advances in the Pharmacological Management of Atrial Fibrillation. Am J Ther. 2016 Jan-Feb; 23: (1)e118-38.
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  20. Melduni RM, Lee HC, Bailey KR, Miller FA Jr, Hodge DO, Seward JB, Gersh BJ, Ammash NM. Real-time physiologic biomarker for prediction of atrial fibrillation recurrence, stroke, and mortality after electrical cardioversion: A prospective observational study. Am Heart J. 2015 Nov; 170 (5):914-22 Epub 2015 July 30
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  21. Melduni RM, Schaff HV, Bailey KR, Cha SS, Ammash NM, Seward JB, Gersh BJ. Implications of new-onset atrial fibrillation after cardiac surgery on long-term prognosis: a community-based study. Am Heart J. 2015 Oct; 170: (4)659-68.
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  22. Bishu K, Suri RM, Nkomo VT, Kane GC, Greason KL, Reeder GS, Mathew V, Holmes DR, Rihal CS, Melduni RM. Prognostic impact of pulmonary artery systolic pressure in patients undergoing transcatheter aortic valve replacement for aortic stenosis. Am J Cardiol. 2014 Nov 15; 114(10):1562-7. Epub 2014 Aug 27.
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  23. Tsang MY, Calvin AD, Reeder GS, Ammash NM, Hammack JE, Melduni RM. New-onset chest pain and palpitation. Coronary embolism. Heart. 2014 Nov; 100(22):1769, 1814-5.
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  24. Kim H, Zhen DB, Lieske JC, McBane RD, Grande JP, Sandhu GS, Melduni RM. Treatment of Cholesterol Embolization Syndrome in the Setting of an Acute Indication for Anticoagulation Therapy. J Med Cases. 2014 Jun 1; 5 (6):376-379
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  25. Jouni H, Geske JB, Melduni RM. Diagnosis of achalasia on transthoracic echocardiography with the use of oral contrast. Circ J. 2013; 77 (8):2155-6 Epub 2013 Apr 17
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  26. Melduni RM, Cullen MW. Role of Left Ventricular Diastolic Dysfunction in Predicting Atrial Fibrillation Recurrence after Successful Electrical Cardioversion. J Atr Fibrillation. 2012 Dec; 5(4):87-94.
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  27. Melduni RM, Koshino Y, Shen WK. Management of arrhythmias in the perioperative setting. Clin Geriatr Med. 2012 Nov; 28(4):729-43.
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  28. Melduni RM, Suri RM, Seward JB, Bailey KR, Ammash NM, Oh JK, Schaff HV, Gersh BJ. Diastolic dysfunction in patients undergoing cardiac surgery: a pathophysiological mechanism underlying the initiation of new-onset post-operative atrial fibrillation. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2011 Aug 23; 58(9):953-61.
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  29. Veress G, Ling LH, Kim KH, Dal-Bianco JP, Schaff HV, Espinosa RE, Melduni RM, Tajik JA, Sundt TM 3rd, Oh JK. Mitral and tricuspid annular velocities before and after pericardiectomy in patients with constrictive pericarditis. Circ Cardiovasc Imaging. 2011 Jul; 4: (4)399-407.
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  30. Shah NB, Suri RM, Melduni RM, Patel R, Kommedal O, Saebo O, Gustafson DR, Wilson WR, Baddour LM. Shuttleworthia satelles endocarditis: evidence of non-dental human disease. J Infect. 2010 Jun; 60(6):491-3. Epub 2010 Feb 17.
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  31. Khandaker MH, Espinosa RE, Nishimura RA, Sinak LJ, Hayes SN, Melduni RM, Oh JK. Pericardial disease: diagnosis and management. Mayo Clin Proc. 2010 Jun; 85 (6):572-93
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  32. Yoon AJ, Melduni RM, Duncan SA, Ostfeld RJ, Travin MI. The effect of beta-blockers on the diagnostic accuracy of vasodilator pharmacologic SPECT myocardial perfusion imaging. J Nucl Cardiol. 2009 May-Jun; 16(3):358-67. Epub 2009 Mar 06.
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  33. Melduni RM, Oh JK, Bunch TJ, Sinak LJ, Gloviczki P. Reconstruction of occluded thoracic duct for treatment of chylopericardium: a novel surgical therapy. J Vasc Surg. 2008 Dec; 48: (6)1600-2.
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  34. Melduni RM, Ammash NM, Callahan MJ, Malouf JF, Chandrasekaran K, Gersh BJ. Images in cardiovascular medicine. Severe left atrial appendage stunning after electrical cardioversion of atrial fibrillation. Circulation. 2008 Nov 18; 118: (21)e699-700.
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  35. Melduni RM, Malouf JF, Chandrasekaran K, Bruce CJ, White RD, Law KK, Al Atawi FO, Somers VK, Gersh BJ, Hodge DO, Friedman PA, Seward JB, Ammash NM. New insights into the predictors of left atrial stunning after successful direct-current cardioversion of atrial fibrillation and flutter. J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 2008 Jul; 21: (7)848-54.
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  36. Michelena HI, Melduni R. Right ventricular plasticity. Intern Med. 2008; 47 (15):1443-4 Epub 2008 Aug 01
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  37. Melduni RM, Chandrasekaran K, Friedman PA, White RD, Malouf JF, Hodge DO, Seward JB, Oh JK, Ammash NM. Does left atrial appendage peak emptying flow velocity predict the electrical energy required to achieve successful direct-current cardioversion in patients with persistent atrial fibrillation? J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 2007 Aug; 20: (8)1004-8.
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  38. Melduni RM, Mookadam F, Mookadam M, Chandrasekaran K, Miller FA, Oh JK, Tajik AJ. Images in cardiovascular medicine. Scimitar syndrome: complete diagnosis by transthoracic echocardiography. Circulation. 2006 Sep 05; 114: (10)e373-5.
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  39. Ryan TJ, Melduni RM. Highlights of latest American College of Cardiology and American Heart Association Guidelines for Management of Patients with Acute Myocardial Infarction. Cardiol Rev. 2002 Jan-Feb; 10(1):35-43.
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