Publications

  1. Padang R, Enriquez-Sarano M, Pislaru SV, Maalouf JF, Nkomo VT, Mankad SV, Maltais S, Suri RM, Schaff HV, Michelena HI. Coexistent bicuspid aortic valve and mitral valve prolapse: epidemiology, phenotypic spectrum, and clinical implications. Eur Heart J Cardiovasc Imaging. 2019 Jun 1; 20 (6):677-686
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  2. Benfari G, Antoine C, Miller WL, Thapa P, Topilsky Y, Rossi A, Michelena HI, Pislaru S, Enriquez-Sarano M. Excess Mortality Associated with Functional Tricuspid Regurgitation Complicating Heart Failure with Reduced Ejection Fraction. Circulation. 2019 May 23 [Epub ahead of print]
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  3. Ingraham BS, Pislaru SV, Nkomo VT, Nishimura RA, Stulak JM, Dearani JA, Rihal CS, Eleid MF. Characteristics and treatment strategies for severe tricuspid regurgitation. Heart. 2019 May 15 [Epub ahead of print]
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  4. Egbe AC, Pislaru SV, Kothapalli S, Jadav R, Masood M, Angirekula M, Pellikka PA. The role of echocardiography for quantitative assessment of right ventricular size and function in adults with repaired tetralogy of Fallot. Congenit Heart Dis. 2019 May 9 Epub 2019 May 09
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  5. Yang LT, Michelena HI, Scott CG, Enriquez-Sarano M, Pislaru SV, Schaff HV, Pellikka PA. Outcomes in Chronic Hemodynamically Significant Aortic Regurgitation and Limitations of Current Guidelines. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2019 Apr 16; 73 (14):1741-1752 Epub 2019 Mar 04
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  6. Egbe AC, Miranda WR, Pellikka PA, Pislaru SV, Borlaug BA, Kothapalli S, Ananthaneni S, Sandhyavenu H, Najam M, Farouk Abdelsamid M, Connolly HM. Right ventricular and pulmonary vascular function indices for risk stratification of patients with pulmonary regurgitation. Congenit Heart Dis. 2019 Apr 8 Epub 2019 Apr 08
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  7. Reddy YNV, Obokata M, Egbe A, Yang JH, Pislaru S, Lin G, Carter R, Borlaug BA. Left atrial strain and compliance in the diagnostic evaluation of heart failure with preserved ejection fraction. Eur J Heart Fail. 2019 Mar 28 [Epub ahead of print]
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  8. Ito S, Pislaru C, Miranda WR, Nkomo VT, Connolly HM, Pislaru SV, Pellikka PA, Lewis BR, Carabello BA, Oh JK. Left Ventricular Contractility and Wall Stress in Patients With Aortic Stenosis With Preserved or Reduced Ejection Fraction. JACC Cardiovasc Imaging. 2019 Mar 13 [Epub ahead of print]
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  9. El Sabbagh A, Reddy YNV, Barros-Gomes S, Borlaug BA, Miranda WR, Pislaru SV, Nishimura RA, Pellikka PA. Low-Gradient Severe Mitral Stenosis: Hemodynamic Profiles, Clinical Characteristics, and Outcomes. J Am Heart Assoc. 2019 Mar 5; 8 (5):e010736
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  10. Obokata M, Reddy YNV, Melenovsky V, Pislaru S, Borlaug BA. Deterioration in right ventricular structure and function over time in patients with heart failure and preserved ejection fraction. Eur Heart J. 2019 Feb 21; 40 (8):689-697
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  11. 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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  12. Al-Hijji MA, Zack CJ, Nkomo VT, Pislaru SV, Pellikka PA, Reeder GS, Greason KL, Rihal CS, Eleid MF. Left ventricular remodeling and function after transapical versus transfemoral transcatheter aortic valve replacement. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2019 Jan 27 [Epub ahead of print]
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  13. Padang R, Ali M, Greason KL, Scott CG, Indrabhinduwat M, Rihal CS, Eleid MF, Nkomo VT, Pellikka PA, Pislaru SV. Comparative survival and role of STS score in aortic paravalvular leak after SAVR or TAVR: a retrospective study from the USA. BMJ Open. 2018 Dec 9; 8 (12):e022437 Epub 2018 Dec 09
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  14. Egbe AC, Miranda WR, Said SM, Pislaru SV, Pellikka PA, Borlaug BA, Kothapalli S, Connolly HM. Risk stratification and clinical outcomes after surgical pulmonary valve replacement. Am Heart J. 2018 Dec; 206:105-112 Epub 2018 Sept 29
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  15. Miranda WR, Connolly HM, Baddour LM, Goel K, Wilson WR, Greason KL, Rihal CS, Holmes DR, Nkomo VT, Oh JK, Pislaru SV. Infective endocarditis following transcatheter aortic valve replacement: Diagnostic yield of echocardiography and associated echo-Doppler findings. Int J Cardiol. 2018 Nov 15; 271:392-395
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  16. Jentzer JC, Anavekar NS, Mankad SV, Khasawneh M, White RD, Barsness GW, Rabinstein AA, Kashani KB, Pislaru SV. Echocardiographic left ventricular diastolic dysfunction predicts hospital mortality after out-of-hospital cardiac arrest. J Crit Care. 2018 Oct; 47:114-120 Epub 2018 June 19
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  17. Lekhakul A, Assawakawintip C, Fenstad ER, Pislaru SV, Thaden JJ, Sinak LJ, Kane GC. Safety and Outcome of Percutaneous Drainage of Pericardial Effusions in Patients with Cancer. Am J Cardiol. 2018 Sep 15; 122 (6):1091-1094 Epub 2018 June 22
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  18. Mankad SV, Aldea GS, Ho NM, Mankad R, Pislaru S, Rodriguez LL, Whisenant B, Zimmerman K. Transcatheter Mitral Valve Implantation in Degenerated Bioprosthetic Valves. J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 2018 Aug; 31 (8):845-859 Epub 2018 June 21
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  19. Lekhakul A, Fenstad ER, Assawakawintip C, Pislaru SV, Ayalew AM, Maalouf JF, Nkomo VT, Thaden J, Oh JK, Sinak LJ, Kane GC. Incidence and Management of Hemopericardium: Impact of Changing Trends in Invasive Cardiology. Mayo Clin Proc. 2018 Aug; 93 (8):1086-1095
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  20. Egbe A, Pislaru SV, Ali MA, Khan AR, Boler AN, Schaff HV, Akintoye E, Connolly HM, Nkomo VT, Pellikka PA. Early Prosthetic Valve Dysfunction Due to Bioprosthetic Valve Thrombosis: The Role of Echocardiography. JACC Cardiovasc Imaging. 2018 Jul; 11 (7):951-958 Epub 2017 Oct 18
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  21. Schleifer JW, Pislaru SV, Lin G, Powell BD, Espinosa R, Koestler C, Thome T, Polk L, Li Z, Asirvatham SJ, Cha YM. Effect of ventricular pacing lead position on tricuspid regurgitation: A randomized prospective trial. Heart Rhythm. 2018 Jul; 15 (7):1009-1016 Epub 2018 Mar 01
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  22. Alsidawi S, Khan S, Pislaru SV, Nkomo VT. Aortic valve hemodynamics in atrial fibrillation: Should the highest Doppler signal be used to estimate severity of aortic stenosis? Echocardiography. 2018 Jun; 35 (6):869-871 Epub 2018 May 14
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  23. Jentzer JC, Anavekar NS, Mankad SV, White RD, Kashani KB, Barsness GW, Rabinstein AA, Pislaru SV. Changes in left ventricular systolic and diastolic function on serial echocardiography after out-of-hospital cardiac arrest. Resuscitation. 2018 May; 126:1-6 Epub 2018 Feb 10
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  24. Chen L, Larsen CM, Le RJ, Connolly HM, Pislaru SV, Murphy JG, McGoon MD, Frantz RP, Kane GC. The prognostic significance of tricuspid valve regurgitation in pulmonary arterial hypertension. Clin Respir J. 2018 Apr; 12 (4):1572-1580 Epub 2017 Nov 08
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  25. Ito S, Miranda WR, Nkomo VT, Connolly HM, Pislaru SV, Greason KL, Pellikka PA, Lewis BR, Oh JK. Reduced Left Ventricular Ejection Fraction in Patients With Aortic Stenosis. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2018 Mar 27; 71 (12):1313-1321
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  26. Koutrolou-Sotiropoulou P, Pislaru SV, Michelena HI, Klarich KK, Padang R. Pseudomyxoma of the tricuspid valve: the unusual suspect. Eur Heart J Cardiovasc Imaging. 2018 Feb 1; 19 (2):241-242
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  27. Thaden JJ, Malouf JF, Nkomo VT, Pislaru SV, Holmes DR Jr, Reeder GS, Rihal CS, Eleid MF. Mitral Valve Anatomic Predictors of Hemodynamic Success With Transcatheter Mitral Valve Repair. J Am Heart Assoc. 2018 Jan 13; 7 (2)
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  28. Huntley GD, Thaden JJ, Alsidawi S, Michelena HI, Maleszewski JJ, Edwards WD, Scott CG, Pislaru SV, Pellikka PA, Greason KL, Ammash NM, Malouf JF, Enriquez-Sarano M, Nkomo VT. Comparative study of bicuspid vs. tricuspid aortic valve stenosis. Eur Heart J Cardiovasc Imaging. 2018 Jan 1; 19 (1):3-8
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  29. Petrescu I, Ionescu F, Michelena HI, Pislaru SV. Bioprosthetic degeneration after bioprosthetic thrombosis: apparently unrelated. Eur Heart J Cardiovasc Imaging. 2017 Dec 1; 18 (12):1413
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  30. Raphael CE, Friedman PA, Saw J, Pislaru SV, Munger TM, Holmes DR Jr. Residual leaks following percutaneous left atrial appendage occlusion: assessment and management implications. EuroIntervention. 2017 Nov 20; 13 (10):1218-1225
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  31. Waterbury TM, Reeder GS, Pislaru SV, Cabalka AK, Rihal CS, Eleid MF. Techniques and outcomes of paravalvular leak repair after transcatheter aortic valve replacement. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2017 Nov 1; 90 (5):870-877 Epub 2017 Aug 02
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  32. Pislaru C, Alashry MM, Thaden JJ, Pellikka PA, Enriquez-Sarano M, Pislaru SV. Intrinsic Wave Propagation of Myocardial Stretch, A New Tool to Evaluate Myocardial Stiffness: A Pilot Study in Patients with Aortic Stenosis and Mitral Regurgitation. J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 2017 Nov; 30 (11):1070-1080 Epub 2017 Aug 16
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  33. Eleid MF, Whisenant BK, Cabalka AK, Williams MR, Nejjari M, Attias D, Fam N, Amoroso N, Foley TA, Pollak PM, Alli OO, Pislaru SV, Said SM, Dearani JA, Rihal CS. Early Outcomes of Percutaneous Transvenous Transseptal Transcatheter Valve Implantation in Failed Bioprosthetic Mitral Valves, Ring Annuloplasty, and Severe Mitral Annular Calcification. JACC Cardiovasc Interv. 2017 Oct 9; 10 (19):1932-1942
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  34. Obokata M, Reddy YNV, Pislaru SV, Melenovsky V, Borlaug BA. Evidence Supporting the Existence of a Distinct Obese Phenotype of Heart Failure With Preserved Ejection Fraction. Circulation. 2017 Jul 4; 136 (1):6-19 Epub 2017 Apr 05
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  35. Waterbury TM, Raphael CE, Padang R, Eleid MF, Holmes DR Jr, Rihal CS, Pislaru SV. Not All Immobile Bioprosthetic Valve Cusps Are Thrombosed. JACC Cardiovasc Interv. 2017 Jun 26; 10 (12):e117-e118 Epub 2017 May 31
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  36. Egbe AC, Connolly HM, Pellikka PA, Schaff HV, Hanna R, Maleszewski JJ, Nkomo VT, Pislaru SV. Outcomes of Warfarin Therapy for Bioprosthetic Valve Thrombosis of Surgically Implanted Valves: A Prospective Study. JACC Cardiovasc Interv. 2017 Feb 27; 10 (4):379-387
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  37. El Sabbagh A, Al-Hijji MA, Thaden JJ, Pislaru SV, Pislaru C, Pellikka PA, Arruda-Olson AM, Grogan M, Greason KL, Maleszewski JJ, Klarich KW, Nkomo VT. Cardiac Myxoma: The Great Mimicker. JACC Cardiovasc Imaging. 2017 Feb; 10 (2):203-206
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  38. Hennessy RS, Go JL, Hennessy RR, Tefft BJ, Jana S, Stoyles NJ, Al-Hijji MA, Thaden JJ, Pislaru SV, Simari RD, Stulak JM, Young MD, Lerman A. Recellularization of a novel off-the-shelf valve following xenogenic implantation into the right ventricular outflow tract. PLoS One. 2017; 12 (8):e0181614 Epub 2017 Aug 01
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  39. Said SM, Pislaru S, Kotkar KD, Rihal CS, Mauermann WJ, Schaff HV, Dearani JA. Left Ventricular Outflow Tract Obstruction After Transcatheter Mitral Valve-in-Ring Implantation: A Word of Caution. Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Dec; 102 (6):e495-e497
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  40. Eleid MF, Foley TA, Said SM, Pislaru SV, Rihal CS. Severe Mitral Annular Calcification: Multimodality Imaging for Therapeutic Strategies and Interventions. JACC Cardiovasc Imaging. 2016 Nov; 9 (11):1318-1337
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  41. Orme NM, Geske JB, Pislaru SV, Askew JW, Lennon RJ, Lewis BR, Rihal CS, Pellikka PA, Singh M. Occupational musculoskeletal pain in cardiac sonographers compared to peer employees: a multisite cross-sectional study. Echocardiography. 2016 Nov; 33 (11):1642-1647 Epub 2016 Aug 20
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  42. Ito S, Pislaru SV, Soo WM, Huang R, Greason KL, Mathew V, Sandhu GS, Eleid MF, Suri RM, Oh JK, Nkomo VT. Impact of right ventricular size and function on survival following transcatheter aortic valve replacement. Int J Cardiol. 2016 Oct 15; 221:269-74 Epub 2016 July 06
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  43. Hong-TaoYuan Hong-TaoYuan, Yang M, Zhong L, Lee YH, Vaidya VR, Asirvatham SJ, Ackerman MJ, Pislaru SV, Suri RM, Slusser JP, Hodge DO, Wang YT, Cha YM. Ventricular premature contraction associated with mitral valve prolapse. Int J Cardiol. 2016 Oct 15; 221:1144-9 Epub 2016 June 30
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  44. Eleid MF, Reeder GS, Malouf JF, Lennon RJ, Pislaru SV, Nkomo VT, Rihal CS. The Learning Curve for Transcatheter Mitral Valve Repair With MitraClip. J Interv Cardiol. 2016 Oct; 29 (5):539-545 Epub 2016 July 27
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  45. Barros-Gomes S, Eleid MF, Dahl JS, Pislaru C, Nishimura RA, Pellikka PA, Pislaru SV. Predicting outcomes after percutaneous mitral balloon valvotomy: the impact of left ventricular strain imaging. Eur Heart J Cardiovasc Imaging. 2016 Aug 7;
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  46. Pislaru SV, Pellikka PA. The spectrum of low-output low-gradient aortic stenosis with normal ejection fraction. Heart. 2016 May; 102: (9)665-71.
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  47. 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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  48. Chiriac A, Kadkhodayan A, Pislaru SV, Dailey EJ, Scott CG, Buechler TE, Newman JS, Pellikka PA. Clinical Importance of Transthoracic Echocardiography with Direct Input from Treating Physicians. J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 2016 Mar; 29 (3):195-204 Epub 2015 Dec 11
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  49. Thaden JJ, Nkomo VT, Suri RM, Maleszewski JJ, Soderberg DJ, Clavel MA, Pislaru SV, Malouf JF, Foley TA, Oh JK, Miller JD, Edwards WD, Enriquez-Sarano M. Sex-related differences in calcific aortic stenosis: correlating clinical and echocardiographic characteristics and computed tomography aortic valve calcium score to excised aortic valve weight. Eur Heart J. 2016 Feb 21; 37 (8):693-9 Epub 2015 Oct 27
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  50. Helder MR, Hennessy RS, Spoon DB, Tefft BJ, Witt TA, Marler RJ, Pislaru SV, Simari RD, Stulak JM, Lerman A. Low-Dose Gamma Irradiation of Decellularized Heart Valves Results in Tissue Injury In Vitro and In Vivo. Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Feb; 101 (2):667-74 Epub 2015 Oct 09
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  51. Khullar V, Greason KL, Sandhu GS, Pislaru SV. Repeated Transapical Transcatheter Aortic Valve Insertion. Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Feb; 101: (2)746-7.
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  52. Pislaru SV, Nkomo VT, Sandhu GS. Assessment of Prosthetic Valve Function After TAVR. JACC Cardiovasc Imaging. 2016 Feb; 9: (2)193-206.
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  53. Egbe AC, Pislaru SV, Pellikka PA, Poterucha JT, Schaff HV, Maleszewski JJ, Connolly HM. Bioprosthetic Valve Thrombosis Versus Structural Failure: Clinical and Echocardiographic Predictors. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2015 Dec 01; 66 (21):2285-2294
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  54. Pislaru SV, Abel MD, Schaff HV, Pellikka PA. Aortic Stenosis and Noncardiac Surgery: Managing the Risk. Curr Probl Cardiol. 2015 Nov; 40: (11)483-503.
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  55. Spoon JN, Nkomo VT, Suri RM, Pislaru SV, Spoon DB, Michelena HI, Sarano ME, Malouf JF. Mechanisms of Mitral Valve Dysfunction Following Mitral Valve Repair for Degenerative Disease. JACC Cardiovasc Imaging. 2015 Oct; 8: (10)1223-7.
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  56. Dahl JS, Eleid MF, Pislaru SV, Scott CG, Connolly HM, Pellikka PA. Development of paradoxical low-flow, low-gradient severe aortic stenosis. Heart. 2015 Jul; 101(13):1015-23. Epub 2015 Mar 20.
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  57. Said SM, Suri RM, Pislaru SV, Daly RC, Click RL, Fritock MD, Friedman PA. Robot-assisted delayed extraction of retained Lasso catheter combined with mitral valve repair and arrhythmia ablation. HeartRhythm Case Rep. 2015 Jul; 1 (4):238-240 Epub 2015 May 05
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  58. Enriquez-Sarano M, Suri RM, Clavel MA, Mantovani F, Michelena HI, Pislaru S, Mahoney DW, Schaff HV. Is there an outcome penalty linked to guideline-based indications for valvular surgery? Early and long-term analysis of patients with organic mitral regurgitation. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015 Jul; 150 (1):50-8 Epub 2015 Apr 09
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  59. Luis SA, Coutinho T, Pellikka PA, Rihal CS, Pislaru SV. Management of coexistent multi-valvular prosthetic dysfunction: a unique approach. Eur Heart J. 2015 May 7; 36: (18)1077.
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  60. Eleid MF, Pollak PM, Pislaru SV, Reeder GS, Rihal CS. Vanishing V-Wave: Percutaneous Edge-to-Edge Repair for Severe Mitral Regurgitation. J Heart Valve Dis. 2015 May; 24: (3)323-4.
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  61. Pislaru SV, Hussain I, Pellikka PA, Maleszewski JJ, Hanna RD, Schaff HV, Connolly HM. Misconceptions, diagnostic challenges and treatment opportunities in bioprosthetic valve thrombosis: lessons from a case series. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2015 Apr; 47: (4)725-32.
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  62. Orme NM, Rihal CS, Gulati R, Holmes DR Jr, Lennon RJ, Lewis BR, McPhail IR, Thielen KR, Pislaru SV, Sandhu GS, Singh M. Occupational health hazards of working in the interventional laboratory: a multisite case control study of physicians and allied staff. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2015 Mar 03; 65 (8):820-826
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  63. Konik EA, Bremer M, Lin PT, Pislaru SV. Severe pulmonic valve regurgitation due to histoplasma endocarditis. Echo Res Pract. 2015 Mar 1; 2 (1):K21-4 Epub 2015 Feb 02
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  64. Scantlebury DC, Hickson LJ, Pislaru SV, Nkomo VT. Cardiopulmonary complications of end-stage renal disease and severe refractory hyperparathyroidism. Eur Heart J. 2015 Jan 21; 36: (4)252.
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  65. Liang JJ, Syed FF, Killu AM, Boilson BA, Nishimura RA, Pislaru SV. Mechanistic insights into transient severe mitral regurgitation. Acute Card Care. 2015; 17: (3)41-4.
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  66. Topilsky Y, Nkomo VT, Vatury O, Michelena HI, Letourneau T, Suri RM, Pislaru S, Park S, Mahoney DW, Biner S, Enriquez-Sarano M. Clinical outcome of isolated tricuspid regurgitation. JACC Cardiovasc Imaging. 2014 Dec; 7: (12)1185-94.
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  67. Tashiro T, Pislaru SV, Blustin JM, Nkomo VT, Abel MD, Scott CG, Pellikka PA. Perioperative risk of major non-cardiac surgery in patients with severe aortic stenosis: a reappraisal in contemporary practice. Eur Heart J. 2014 Sep 14; 35 (35):2372-81 Epub 2014 Feb 19
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  68. Nkomo VT, Suri RM, Pislaru SV, Greason KL, Mathew V, Rihal CS, Mueller PS. Advance directives of patients with high-risk or inoperable aortic stenosis. JAMA Intern Med. 2014 Sep; 174(9):1516-8.
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  69. Luis SA, Pellikka PA, Bonnichsen CR, Mankad SV, Pislaru SV. In an era of multimodality cardiac imaging, echocardiography remains the gold standard for the evaluation of valvular and periprosthetic masses. Eur Heart J Cardiovasc Imaging. 2014 Aug; 15: (8)940.
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  70. Pislaru C, Urban MW, Pislaru SV, Kinnick RR, Greenleaf JF. Viscoelastic properties of normal and infarcted myocardium measured by a multifrequency shear wave method: comparison with pressure-segment length method. Ultrasound Med Biol. 2014 Aug; 40 (8):1785-95 Epub 2014 May 06
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  71. Vaidya VR, Cha YM, Asirvatham SJ, Pellikka PA, Pislaru SV. To shock or not to shock? Parasystole of the left atrial appendage mimicking sinus rhythm at TEE-guided cardioversion. Eur Heart J Cardiovasc Imaging. 2014 Jul; 15: (7)833.
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  72. Pislaru SV, Michelena HI, Mankad SV. Interventional echocardiography. Prog Cardiovasc Dis. 2014 Jul-Aug; 57: (1)32-46.
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  73. Penaranda JG, Greason KL, Pislaru SV, Schaff HV, Daly RC, Park SJ, Suri RM, Burkhart HM, Joyce LD, Stulak JM, Dearani JA. Aortic root enlargement in octogenarian patients results in less patient prosthesis mismatch. Ann Thorac Surg. 2014 May; 97(5):1533-8. Epub 2014 Mar 19.
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  74. Tribouilloy C, Rusinaru D, Grigioni F, Michelena HI, Vanoverschelde JL, Avierinos JF, Barbieri A, Pislaru SV, Russo A, Pasquet A, Theron A, Szymanski C, Levy F, Enriquez-Sarano M, Mitral Regurgitation International Database (MIDA) Investigators. Long-term mortality associated with left ventricular dysfunction in mitral regurgitation due to flail leaflets: a multicenter analysis. Circ Cardiovasc Imaging. 2014 Mar; 7: (2)363-70.
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  75. Tsang MY, Araoz PA, Sinak LJ, Pellikka PA, Pislaru SV. The missing aortic prosthesis: an unusual case of pseudo-aortic regurgitation. Eur Heart J Cardiovasc Imaging. 2014 Feb; 15: (2)132.
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  76. Pislaru C, Pellikka PA, Pislaru SV. Wave propagation of myocardial stretch: correlation with myocardial stiffness. Basic Res Cardiol. 2014; 109 (6):438 Epub 2014 Sept 06
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  77. Ong KC, Asirvatham SJ, Rihal CS, Hagler DJ, Pislaru SV. I can hear it, but where is it coming from? A case of iatrogenic arteriovenous fistula after pacemaker lead extraction. Eur Heart J Cardiovasc Imaging. 2013 Dec; 14: (12)1202.
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  78. Song P, Zhao H, Urban M, Manduca A, Pislaru S, Kinnick R, Pislaru C, Greenleaf J, Chen S. Improved Shear Wave Motion Detection Using Pulse-Inversion Harmonic Imaging with a Phased Array Transducer. IEEE Trans Med Imaging. 2013 Sep 05.
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  79. Cullen MW, Cabalka AK, Alli OO, Pislaru SV, Sorajja P, Nkomo VT, Malouf JF, Cetta F, Hagler DJ, Rihal CS. Transvenous, antegrade Melody valve-in-valve implantation for bioprosthetic mitral and tricuspid valve dysfunction: a case series in children and adults. JACC Cardiovasc Interv. 2013 Jun; 6(6):598-605. Epub 2013 May 15.
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  80. Topilsky Y, Vaturi O, Watanabe N, Bichara V, Nkomo VT, Michelena H, Le Tourneau T, Mankad SV, Park S, Capps MA, Suri R, Pislaru SV, Maalouf J, Yoshida K, Enriquez-Sarano M. Real-time 3-dimensional dynamics of functional mitral regurgitation: a prospective quantitative and mechanistic study. J Am Heart Assoc. 2013 Jun; 2(3):e000039. Epub 2013 May 31.
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  81. 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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  82. Nkomo VT, Pislaru SV, Sorajja P, Cabalka AK. Plugged! J Am Coll Cardiol. 2013 Jan 22; 61(3):356.
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  83. Seder CW, Suri RM, Rehfeldt K, Pislaru S, Burkhart HM. Robot-assisted repair of tricuspid leaflet prolapse using standard valvuloplasty techniques. J Heart Valve Dis. 2012 Nov; 21(6):749-52.
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  84. Deo SV, Simonetto DA, Altarabsheh SE, Pislaru SV, Barsness GW, Park SJ. Left atrial dissection after mitral valve replacement can mimic periprosthetic regurgitation. J Heart Valve Dis. 2012 Jul; 21: (4)502-4.
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  85. Boilson BA, Pislaru SV, McGregor CG. Accuracy of echocardiographic assessment of pulmonary hypertension severity and right ventricular dysfunction in patients with chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension. Minerva Cardioangiol. 2012 Jun; 60: (3)257-65.
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  86. Messika-Zeitoun D, Detaint D, Leye M, Tribouilloy C, Michelena HI, Pislaru S, Brochet E, Iung B, Vahanian A, Enriquez-Sarano M. Comparison of semiquantitative and quantitative assessment of severity of aortic regurgitation: clinical implications. J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 2011 Nov; 24(11):1246-52. Epub 2011 Sep 22.
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  87. Fine NM, Booker JD, Pislaru SV, Williamson EE, Rihal CS. Percutaneous device closure of a large aortic root graft pseudoaneurysm using 3-dimensional transesophageal echocardiographic guidance. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2011 Oct 25; 58(18):e33.
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  88. Miller WL, Mahoney DW, Michelena HI, Pislaru SV, Topilsky Y, Enriquez-Sarano M. Contribution of ventricular diastolic dysfunction to pulmonary hypertension complicating chronic systolic heart failure. JACC Cardiovasc Imaging. 2011 Sep; 4: (9)946-54.
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  89. Greason KL, Englberger L, Suri RM, Park SJ, Rihal CS, Pislaru SV, Schaff HV. Safety of same-day coronary angiography in patients undergoing elective aortic valve replacement. Ann Thorac Surg. 2011 Jun; 91(6):1791-6.
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  90. Topilsky Y, Tribouilloy C, Michelena HI, Pislaru S, Mahoney DW, Enriquez-Sarano M. Pathophysiology of tricuspid regurgitation: quantitative Doppler echocardiographic assessment of respiratory dependence. Circulation. 2010 Oct 12; 122: (15)1505-13.
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  91. Kermani TA, Pislaru SV, Osborn TG. Acrocyanosis from phenazopyridine-induced sulfhemoglobinemia mistaken for Raynaud phenomenon. J Clin Rheumatol. 2009 Apr; 15(3):127-9.
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  92. Chade AR, Zhu X, Lavi R, Krier JD, Pislaru S, Simari RD, Napoli C, Lerman A, Lerman LO. Endothelial progenitor cells restore renal function in chronic experimental renovascular disease. Circulation. 2009 Feb 3; 119 (4):547-57 Epub 2009 Jan 19
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  93. Pislaru SV, Harbuzariu A, Gulati R, Witt T, Sandhu NP, Simari RD, Sandhu GS. Magnetically targeted endothelial cell localization in stented vessels. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2006 Nov 7; 48(9):1839-45. Epub 2006 Oct 17.
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  94. Pislaru SV, Harbuzariu A, Agarwal G, Witt T, Gulati R, Sandhu NP, Mueske C, Kalra M, Simari RD, Sandhu GS. Magnetic forces enable rapid endothelialization of synthetic vascular grafts. Circulation. 2006 Jul 4; 114(1 Suppl):I314-8.
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