Publications

  1. Wen S, Indrabhinduwat M, Brady PA, Pislaru C, Miller FA, Ammash NM, Nkomo VT, Padang R, Pislaru SV, Lin G. Post Procedural Peak Left Atrial Contraction Strain Predicts Recurrence of Arrhythmia after Catheter Ablation of Atrial Fibrillation. Cardiovasc Ultrasound. 2021 Jun 11; 19 (1):22 Epub 2021 June 11
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  2. Misumida N, Guerrero M, Pislaru SV, Alkhouli M, Rihal CS, Eleid MF. Hemodynamic response to transseptal transcatheter mitral valve replacement in patients with severe mitral stenosis due to severe mitral annular calcification. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2021 Jun 1; 97 (7):E992-E1001 Epub 2020 Oct 01
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  3. Oguz D, Padang R, Rashedi N, Pislaru SV, Nkomo VT, Mankad SV, Malouf JF, Guerrero M, Reeder GS, Eleid MF, Rihal CS, Thaden JJ. Risk for Increased Mean Diastolic Gradient after Transcatheter Edge-to-Edge Mitral Valve Repair: A Quantitative Three-Dimensional Transesophageal Echocardiographic Analysis. J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 2021 Jun; 34 (6):595-603.e2 Epub 2021 Jan 29
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  4. El-Sabawi B, Guerrero ME, Eleid MF, Nkomo VT, Pislaru SV, Rihal CS. Hemolysis after transcatheter mitral valve replacement in degenerated bioprostheses, annuloplasty rings, and mitral annular calcification: Incidence, patient characteristics, and clinical outcomes. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2021 May 31 [Epub ahead of print]
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  5. Wen S, Indrabhinduwat M, Holm H, Brady PA, Miller FA, Ammash NM, Naser J, Nkomo VT, Padang R, Pislaru C, Pislaru SV, Lin G. Post Procedural Left Atrial Strain Predicts Recurrence of Arrhythmia after Catheter Ablation of Atrial Fibrillation Cardiovascular Ultrasound. 2021.
  6. Wen S, Pislaru C, Monahan KH, Barnes SM, Hodge DO, Packer DL, Pislaru SV, Asirvatham SJ. Arrhythmia Recurrence After Atrial Fibrillation Ablation: Impact of Warfarin vs. Non-Vitamin K Antagonist Oral Anticoagulants. Cardiovasc Drugs Ther. 2021 May 18 [Epub ahead of print]
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  7. Alkhouli M, Alqahtani F, Simard T, Pislaru S, Schaff HV, Nishimura RA. Predictors of Use and Outcomes of Mechanical Valve Replacement in the United States (2008-2017). J Am Heart Assoc. 2021 May 4; 10 (9):e019929 Epub 2021 Apr 19
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  8. Naser JA, Petrescu I, Ionescu F, Nkomo VT, Pislaru C, Schaff HV, Pellikka PA, Connolly HM, Egbe AC, Pislaru SV. Gradient changes in bioprosthetic valve thrombosis: duration of anticoagulation and strategies to improve detection. Open Heart. 2021 May; 8 (1)
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  9. Naser JA, Arghami A, Eleid MF, Pislaru SV. Severe tricuspid bioprosthetic valve stenosis as an unusual cause of pulmonary embolism: a case report. Eur Heart J Case Rep. 2021 May; 5 (5):ytab169 Epub 2021 May 12
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  10. Ramsdell GC, Nelson JA, Pislaru SV, Ramakrishna H. Tricuspid Regurgitation in Congestive Heart Failure: Management Strategies and Analysis of Outcomes. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2021 Apr; 35 (4):1205-1214 Epub 2020 June 12
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  11. Anand V, Yang L, Luis SA, Padang R, Michelena HI, Tsay JL, Mehta RA, Scott CG, Pislaru SV, Nishimura RA, Pellikka PA. Association of Left Ventricular Volume in Predicting Clinical Outcomes in Patients with Aortic Regurgitation. J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 2021 Apr; 34 (4):352-359 Epub 2020 Nov 27
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  12. Akkus Z, Aly YH, Attia IZ, Lopez-Jimenez F, Arruda-Olson AM, Pellikka PA, Pislaru SV, Kane GC, Friedman PA, Oh JK. Artificial Intelligence (AI)-Empowered Echocardiography Interpretation: A State-of-the-Art Review. J Clin Med. 2021 Mar 30; 10 (7)
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  13. Naser JA, Kucuk HO, Ciobanu AO, Jouni H, Oguz D, Thaden JJ, Pislaru C, Pellikka PA, Foley TA, Eleid MF, Muraru D, Nkomo VT, Pislaru SV. Atrial fibrillation is associated with large beat-to-beat variability in mitral and tricuspid annulus dimensions. Eur Heart J Cardiovasc Imaging. 2021 Mar 16 [Epub ahead of print]
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  14. Davidson CJ, Abramson S, Smith RL, Kodali SK, Kipperman RM, Eleid MF, Reisman M, Whisenant BK, Puthumana J, Fowler D, Grayburn PA, Hahn RT, Koulogiannis K, Pislaru SV, Zwink T, Minder M, Deuschl F, Feldman T, Gray WA, Lim DS, Cardioband Tricuspid Valve Reconstruction System Early Feasibility Study Investigators. Transcatheter Tricuspid Repair With the Use of 4-Dimensional Intracardiac Echocardiography. JACC Cardiovasc Imaging. 2021 Mar 10 [Epub ahead of print]
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  15. Ito S, Miranda WR, Nkomo VT, Boler AN, Pislaru SV, Pellikka PA, Crusan DJ, Lewis BR, Nishimura RA, Oh JK. Prognostic Risk Stratification of Patients with Moderate Aortic Stenosis. J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 2021 Mar; 34 (3):248-256 Epub 2020 Nov 05
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  16. Kato N, Pislaru SV, Padang R, Pislaru C, Scott CG, Nkomo VT, Pellikka PA. A Novel Assessment Using Projected Transmitral Gradient Improves Diagnostic Yield of Doppler Hemodynamics in Rheumatic and Calcific Mitral Stenosis. JACC Cardiovasc Imaging. 2021 Mar; 14 (3):559-570 Epub 2021 Feb 10
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  17. Anand V, Kane GC, Scott CG, Pislaru SV, Adigun RO, McCully RB, Pellikka PA, Pislaru C. Prognostic value of peak stress cardiac power in patients with normal ejection fraction undergoing exercise stress echocardiography. Eur Heart J. 2021 Feb 14; 42 (7):776-785
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  18. Kodali S, Hahn RT, Eleid MF, Kipperman R, Smith R, Lim DS, Gray WA, Narang A, Pislaru SV, Koulogiannis K, Grayburn P, Fowler D, Hawthorne K, Dahou A, Deo SH, Vandrangi P, Deuschl F, Mack MJ, Leon MB, Feldman T, Davidson CJ, CLASP TR EFS Investigators. Feasibility Study of the Transcatheter Valve Repair System for Severe Tricuspid Regurgitation. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2021 Feb 2; 77 (4):345-356
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  19. Jentzer JC, Wiley BM, Anavekar NS, Pislaru SV, Mankad SV, Bennett CE, Barsness GW, Hollenberg SM, Holmes DR Jr, Oh JK. Noninvasive Hemodynamic Assessment of Shock Severity and Mortality Risk Prediction in the Cardiac Intensive Care Unit. JACC Cardiovasc Imaging. 2021 Feb; 14 (2):321-332 Epub 2020 Aug 19
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  20. Kawsara A, Alqahtani F, Nkomo VT, Eleid MF, Pislaru SV, Rihal CS, Nishimura RA, Schaff HV, Crestanello JA, Alkhouli M. Determinants of Morbidity and Mortality Associated With Isolated Tricuspid Valve Surgery. J Am Heart Assoc. 2021 Jan 19; 10 (2):e018417 Epub 2021 Jan 05
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  21. Davidson CJ, Lim DS, Smith RL, Kodali SK, Kipperman RM, Eleid MF, Reisman M, Whisenant B, Puthumana J, Abramson S, Fowler D, Grayburn P, Hahn RT, Koulogiannis K, Pislaru SV, Zwink T, Minder M, Dahou A, Deo SH, Vandrangi P, Deuschl F, Feldman TE, Gray WA, Cardioband TR EFS Investigators. Early Feasibility Study of Cardioband Tricuspid System for Functional Tricuspid Regurgitation: 30-Day Outcomes. JACC Cardiovasc Interv. 2021 Jan 11; 14 (1):41-50
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  22. Vogt JC, Michelena HI, Nishimura RA, Nkomo VT, Pislaru SV, Reeder GS, Rihal CS, Eleid MF. Diastolic blood pressure predicts outcomes after aortic paravalvular leak closure. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2021 Jan 1; 97 (1):E79-E87 Epub 2020 Apr 07
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  23. Padang R, Ali YZ, Mankad R, Bois MC, Maalouf JF, Sinak LJ, Pislaru SV, Nkomo VT, Michelena HI, Luis SA. Thromboembolic Complications of Annuloplasty Rings. JACC Cardiovasc Imaging. 2020 Nov 13 [Epub ahead of print]
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  24. Mahowald MK, Pislaru SV, Reeder GS, Padang R, Michelena HI, Mankad SV, Maalouf JF, Guerrero M, Alkhouli M, Rihal CS, Eleid MF. Institutional learning experience for combined edge-to-edge tricuspid and mitral valve repair. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2020 Nov; 96 (6):1323-1330 Epub 2020 Mar 17
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  25. Anand V, Adigun RO, Thaden JT, Pislaru SV, Pellikka PA, Nkomo VT, Greason KL, Pislaru C. Predictive value of left ventricular diastolic chamber stiffness in patients with severe aortic stenosis undergoing aortic valve replacement. Eur Heart J Cardiovasc Imaging. 2020 Oct 1; 21 (10):1160-1168
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  26. Balachandran P, Schaff HV, Lahr BD, Nguyen A, Daly RC, Maltais S, Pislaru SV, Dearani JA. Preoperative left atrial volume index is associated with postoperative outcomes in mitral valve repair for chronic mitral regurgitation. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Sep; 160 (3):661-672.e5 Epub 2019 Sept 17
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  27. Guerrero M, Wang DD, Pursnani A, Eleid M, Khalique O, Urena M, Salinger M, Kodali S, Kaptzan T, Lewis B, Kato N, Cajigas HM, Wendler O, Holzhey D, Pershad A, Witzke C, Alnasser S, Tang GHL, Grubb K, Reisman M, Blanke P, Leipsic J, Williamson E, Pellikka PA, Pislaru S, Crestanello J, Himbert D, Vahanian A, Webb J, Hahn RT, Leon M, George I, Bapat V, O'Neill W, Rihal C. A Cardiac Computed Tomography-Based Score to Categorize Mitral Annular Calcification Severity and Predict Valve Embolization. JACC Cardiovasc Imaging. 2020 Sep; 13 (9):1945-1957 Epub 2020 May 13
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  28. Ali MA, Hepinstall MJ, Cassidy CS, Lane CM, Pellikka PA, Thaden JJ, Pislaru SV, Kane GC. Agitated Blood-Saline Rather Than Agitated Air-Saline for Echocardiographic Shunt Studies. J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 2020 Aug; 33 (8):1032-1033 Epub 2020 June 10
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  29. Kato N, Padang R, Scott CG, Guerrero M, Pislaru SV, Pellikka PA. The Natural History of Severe Calcific Mitral Stenosis. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2020 Jun 23; 75 (24):3048-3057
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  30. De Jesus T, Alashry MM, Padang R, Pislaru SV, Nkomo VT, Pellikka PA, Pislaru C. Intrinsic cardiac elastography in patients with primary mitral regurgitation: predictive role after mitral valve repair. Eur Heart J Cardiovasc Imaging. 2020 Jun 12 Epub 2020 June 12
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  31. Olgun Kucuk H, Jouni H, Oguz D, Thaden JJ, Nkomo VT, Pislaru C, Foley TA, Muraru D, Pellikka PA, Pislaru SV. Large, Unpredictable Beat-To-Beat Variability of Mitral Annulus Size in Atrial Fibrillation: Implications for Percutaneous Interventions. JACC Cardiovasc Interv 2020 Jun 8; 13 (11):1387-1389 Epub 2020 Feb 12
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  32. Thaden JJ, Balakrishnan M, Sanchez J, Adigun R, Nkomo VT, Eleid M, Dahl J, Scott C, Pislaru S, Oh JK, Schaff H, Pellikka PA. Left ventricular filling pressure and survival following aortic valve replacement for severe aortic stenosis. Heart. 2020 Jun; 106 (11):830-837 Epub 2020 Feb 17
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  33. Orde SR, Chung SY, Pulido JN, Suri RM, Stulak JM, Oh JK, Pislaru SV, Michelena HM, Daly RC, Kane GC. Changes in Right Ventricle Function After Mitral Valve Repair Surgery. Heart Lung Circ. 2020 May; 29 (5):785-792 Epub 2019 July 10
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  34. Elnagar M, Kurmann R, Pislaru SV, Mankad R. Unusual presentation of Ehlers-Danlos with arteriovenous malformations. Eur Heart J Cardiovasc Imaging. 2020 May 1; 21 (5):585
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  35. Alkhouli M, Eleid MF, Michellena H, Pislaru SV. Complementary roles of intracardiac and transoesophageal echocardiography in transcatheter tricuspid interventions. EuroIntervention. 2020 Apr 17; 15 (17):1514-1515
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  36. Ahmed AM, Greiten LE, Pislaru SV, Maalouf JF, Tweet MS. Mitral Valve Prosthesis Dehiscence with Severe Regurgitation and Pseudoaneurysm in a Young Woman with Recurrent Nonbacterial Thrombotic Endocarditis. CASE (Phila). 2020 Apr; 4 (2):66-68 Epub 2019 Nov 01
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  37. Luis SA, Dohaei A, Chandrashekar P, Scott CG, Padang R, Lokineni S, Kane GC, Crestanello JA, Abel MD, Nkomo VT, Pislaru SV, Pellikka PA. Impact of Aortic Valve Replacement for Severe Aortic Stenosis on Perioperative Outcomes Following Major Noncardiac Surgery. Mayo Clin Proc. 2020 Apr; 95 (4):727-737
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  38. 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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  39. Padang R, Chandrashekar N, Indrabhinduwat M, Scott CG, Luis SA, Chandrasekaran K, Michelena HI, Nkomo VT, Pislaru SV, Pellikka PA, Kane GC. Aetiology and outcomes of severe right ventricular dysfunction. Eur Heart J. 2020 Mar 21; 41 (12):1273-1282
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  40. Anand V, Ali MA, Naser J, Nkomo VT, Pellikka PA, Eleid MF, Sandhu GS, Greason KL, Pislaru SV. Incidence, Mechanisms, and Predictors of Mean Systolic Gradients >/=20 mm Hg after Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation. Am J Cardiol. 2020 Mar 15; 125 (6):941-947 Epub 2019 Dec 27
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  41. Petrescu I, Egbe AC, Ionescu F, Nkomo VT, Greason KL, Pislaru C, Pellikka PA, Connolly HM, Pislaru SV. Long-Term Outcomes of Anticoagulation for Bioprosthetic Valve Thrombosis. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2020 Mar 3; 75 (8):857-866
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  42. Naser JA, Arghami A, Mulpuru SK, Aung H, Pislaru SV. Segment of posterior tricuspid valve leaflet missing after lead extraction. Eur Heart J Cardiovasc Imaging. 2020 Mar 1; 21 (3):272
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  43. Tamargo M, Obokata M, Reddy YNV, Pislaru SV, Lin G, Egbe AC, Nishimura RA, Borlaug BA. Functional mitral regurgitation and left atrial myopathy in heart failure with preserved ejection fraction. Eur J Heart Fail. 2020 Mar; 22 (3):489-498 Epub 2020 Jan 07
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  44. Ryu AJ, Kane GC, Pislaru SV, Lekhakul A, Geske JB, Luis SA, Michelena HI, Nkomo VT, Thaden JJ, Sinak LJ. Bleeding Complications of Ultrasound-Guided Pericardiocentesis in the Presence of Coagulopathy or Thrombocytopenia. J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 2020 Mar; 33 (3):399-401 Epub 2020 Jan 17
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  45. 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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  46. 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. 2020 Feb; 13 (2 Pt 1):357-369 Epub 2019 Mar 13
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  47. 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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  48. Ali YZ, Aung H, Doll NJ, Pislaru SV. Post-surgical hydropneumopericardium: a case report of dramatic increase in the apparent size of pericardial effusion with positional changes. Eur Heart J Case Rep. 2019 Dec; 3 (4):1-4 Epub 2019 Sept 24
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  49. Chiriac A, DeSimone DC, Sohail MR, Newman JS, Pislaru SV. Infective Endocarditis, from Imaging to Management: A Case-based Review Northeast Florida Medicine. 2019 Nov;70(11). 2019; 70(11).
  50. Eleid MF, Padang R, Pislaru SV, Greason KL, Crestanello J, Nkomo VT, Pellikka PA, Jentzer JC, Gulati R, Sandhu GS, Holmes DR Jr, Nishimura RA, Rihal CS, Borlaug BA. Effect of Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement on Right Ventricular-Pulmonary Artery Coupling. JACC Cardiovasc Interv. 2019 Nov 11; 12 (21):2145-2154
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  51. 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 Nov 1; 94 (5):738-744 Epub 2019 Jan 27
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  52. Oguz D, Eleid MF, Dhesi S, Pislaru SV, Mankad SV, Malouf JF, Nkomo VT, Oh JK, Holmes DR, Reeder GS, Rihal CS, Thaden JJ. Quantitative Three-Dimensional Echocardiographic Correlates of Optimal Mitral Regurgitation Reduction during Transcatheter Mitral Valve Repair. J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 2019 Nov; 32 (11):1426-1435.e1 Epub 2019 Aug 26
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  53. Kato N, Padang R, Pislaru C, Miranda WR, Hoshina M, Shibayama K, Watanabe H, Scott CG, Greason KL, Pislaru SV, Nkomo VT, Pellikka PA. Hemodynamics and Prognostic Impact of Concomitant Mitral Stenosis in Patients Undergoing Surgical or Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement for Aortic Stenosis. Circulation. 2019 Oct 8; 140 (15):1251-1260 Epub 2019 Oct 07
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  54. AbouEzzeddine OF, Kemp BJ, Borlaug BA, Mullan BP, Behfar A, Pislaru SV, Fudim M, Redfield MM, Chareonthaitawee P. Myocardial Energetics in Heart Failure With Preserved Ejection Fraction. Circ Heart Fail. 2019 Oct; 12 (10):e006240 Epub 2019 Oct 15
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  55. Fender EA, Petrescu I, Ionescu F, Zack CJ, Pislaru SV, Nkomo VT, Cochuyt JJ, Hodge DO, Nishimura RA. Prognostic Importance and Predictors of Survival in Isolated Tricuspid Regurgitation: A Growing Problem. Mayo Clin Proc. 2019 Oct; 94 (10):2032-2039 Epub 2019 July 03
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  56. Barros-Gomes S, Orme N, Nhola LF, Scott C, Helfinstine K, Pislaru SV, Kane GC, Singh M, Pellikka PA. Characteristics and Consequences of Work-Related Musculoskeletal Pain among Cardiac Sonographers Compared with Peer Employees: A Multisite Cross-Sectional Study. J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 2019 Sep; 32 (9):1138-1146 Epub 2019 June 18
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  57. 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 Sep; 14 (5):700-705 Epub 2019 May 09
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  58. Pislaru C, Ionescu F, Alashry M, Petrescu I, Pellikka PA, Grogan M, Dispenzieri A, Pislaru SV. Myocardial Stiffness by Intrinsic Cardiac Elastography in Patients with Amyloidosis: Comparison with Chamber Stiffness and Global Longitudinal Strain. J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 2019 Aug; 32 (8):958-968.e4 Epub 2019 June 21
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  59. 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 Aug; 105 (16):1244-1250 Epub 2019 May 15
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  60. 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 Jul 16; 140 (3):196-206 Epub 2019 May 23
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  61. Egbe AC, Kothapalli S, Miranda WR, Pislaru S, Ammash NM, Borlaug BA, Pellikka PA, Najam M, Connolly HM. Assessment of Right Ventricular-Pulmonary Arterial Coupling in Chronic Pulmonary Regurgitation. Can J Cardiol. 2019 Jul; 35 (7):914-922 Epub 2019 Mar 18
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  62. 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 Jul; 14 (4):657-664 Epub 2019 Apr 08
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  63. 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 Jul; 21 (7):891-900 Epub 2019 Mar 28
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  64. 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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  65. 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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  66. 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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  67. 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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  68. 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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  69. 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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  70. 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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  71. 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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  72. 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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  73. 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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  74. 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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  75. 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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  76. 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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  77. 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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  78. 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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  79. 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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  80. 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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  81. 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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  82. 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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