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Submissions from 2024

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How I Do It Applying non-invasive ventilation in treatment of acute exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease using evidence-based interprofessional clinical practice, Mary Jo S. Farmer MD, Christine Callahan, and Karen Riska

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A case report of vaping-associated sudden cardiac arrest in a young healthy patient, Andrew Goldsweig MD

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An endovascular- vs. a surgery-first revascularization strategy for chronic limb-threatening ischemia: A meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials, Andrew Goldsweig MD

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Approval, Evidence, and "Off-Label" Device Utilization: The Patent Foramen Ovale Closure Story, Andrew Goldsweig MD

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Clinical Protocol for Selecting Intracardiac or Transesophageal Echocardiography-Guided Left Atrial Appendage Occlusion, Andrew Goldsweig MD

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Editorial: Like a kid in a candy shop: Choosing the sweetest therapy for submassive pulmonary embolism, Andrew Goldsweig MD

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Funny things are everywhere: Combatting geographic disparities in aortic stenosis care, Andrew Goldsweig MD

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Funny things are everywhere: Combatting geographic disparities in aortic stenosis care, Andrew Goldsweig MD

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Impact of anemia on outcomes and resource utilization in patients with myocardial infarction: A national database analysis, Andrew Goldsweig MD

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In-hospital safety outcomes of left atrial appendage occlusion in octogenarians and nonagenarians, Andrew Goldsweig MD

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Safety and Efficacy of Combining Left Atrial Appendage Occlusion With Another Cardiac Procedure, Andrew Goldsweig MD

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Declining Cardiology Board Pass Rates, Anis Kadado MD, Abdullah Pervaiz MD, and Quinn Pack MD

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Does Gender Affect the Outcomes of Myocardial Revascularization for Left-Main Coronary Artery Disease?, Maryam Naser MD, Mohammed Abozenah, and Amir Lotfi

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County-Level Cardiac Rehabilitation and Broadband Availability: Opportunities for Hybrid Care in the United States, Quinn Pack MD

Submissions from 2023

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Necrotizing Pancreatitis After Cardiac Arrest With Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation, Christine Donat MD, Michel Farah, and Kathryn Jobbins DO

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ERAS® Cardiac Society Turnkey Order Set for Patient Blood Management: Proceedings from the AATS ERAS Conclave 2023, Daniel Engelman MD and Cheryl Crisafi RN

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Percutaneous Coronary Intervention in Men, Women, and Minorities With a Previous Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery (from the Pooled PLATINUM Diversity and PROMUS Element Plus Registries), Gregory Giugliano MD

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Antithrombotic Therapy with Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement, Andrew Goldsweig MD

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A Seatbelt for the Kidney During Coronary Intervention, Andrew Goldsweig MD

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Catheter-directed thrombolysis versus thrombectomy for submassive and massive pulmonary embolism: A systematic review and meta-analysis, Andrew Goldsweig MD

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Computer simulations to improve reality: A novel paradigm for interventional procedure planning, Andrew Goldsweig MD

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Early Utilization of Mechanical Circulatory Support in Acute Myocardial Infarction Complicated by Cardiogenic Shock: The National Cardiogenic Shock Initiative, Andrew Goldsweig MD

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Effect of β-Blocker Use on Long-Term Mortality in Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis, Andrew Goldsweig MD

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Feasibility and Safety of Intracardiac Echocardiography Guidance in Mitral Transcatheter Edge-to-Edge Repair: Analysis of the National Inpatient Sample Data from 2015 to 2020, Andrew Goldsweig MD

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Infective Endocarditis Risk with Melody versus Sapien Valves Following Transcatheter Pulmonary Valve Implantation: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Prospective Cohort Studies, Andrew Goldsweig MD

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Integrating Structural Heart Disease Trainees within the Dynamics of the Heart Team: The Case for Multimodality Training, Andrew Goldsweig MD

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Meta-Analysis of the Outcomes of Peri-Device Leak After Left Atrial Appendage Closure, Andrew Goldsweig MD

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Outcomes of Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation in Nonagenarians and Octogenarians (Analysis from the National Inpatient Sample Database), Andrew Goldsweig MD

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Outcomes of transcatheter aortic valve replacement in patients with mitral annular calcification and concomitant mitral valve dysfunction: A systematic review and meta-analysis, Andrew Goldsweig MD

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Outcomes of viral myocarditis in patients with and without COVID-19: a nationwide analysis from the United States, Andrew Goldsweig MD

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Pulmonary Artery Catheter Use and Outcomes in Patients With ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction and Cardiogenic Shock Treated With Impella (a Nationwide Analysis from the United States), Andrew Goldsweig MD

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Racial and Ethnic Disparities in the Use and Outcomes of Transcatheter Mitral Valve Replacement: Analysis From the National Inpatient Sample Database, Andrew Goldsweig MD

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Racial and Ethnic Disparities in the Use and Outcomes of Transcatheter Mitral Valve Replacement: Analysis From the National Inpatient Sample Database, Andrew Goldsweig MD

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Restrictive or Liberal Transfusion Strategy in Myocardial Infarction and Anemia, Andrew Goldsweig MD

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Rotational atherectomy for calcified lesions during ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction: a case series and literature review, Andrew Goldsweig MD

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Safety and Efficacy of Cangrelor in Acute Coronary Syndromes: A Systematic Review and Network Meta-Analysis, Andrew Goldsweig MD

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Short duration of dual antiplatelet therapy following complex percutaneous coronary intervention: A systematic review and meta-analysis, Andrew Goldsweig MD

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The changing landscape of interventional cardiology: A survival guide in the era of health system consolidation, Andrew Goldsweig MD

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The Emerging Role of Intracardiac Echocardiography (ICE) in Left Atrial Appendage Closure (LAAC), Andrew Goldsweig MD

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Transcatheter Leadless Pacemaker for the Treatment of Vasovagal Syncope, Anis Kadado MD, Jishu Motta MD, and Fadi Chalhoub MD

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Electrocardiogram changes as predictors for new imaging findings in repeat transthoracic echocardiography, Anis Kadado MD, Abdullah Pervaiz MD, Petal Elder MD, Ayman Battisha MD, Ritika Walia MD, William Hiser MD, and Quinn Pack MD

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Same-Day Discharge After Left Bundle Area Pacing, Anis Kadado MD, Abdullah Pervaiz MD, Shayal Pundlik DO, Ryan Pritham DO, Yasin Obeidat MD, Anum Fatima MD, Khalid Sawalha MD, and Fadi Chalhoub MD

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Left Main Coronary Artery Revascularization in Patients with Impaired Renal Function: Percutaneous Coronary Intervention versus Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting, Amir Lotfi

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Single vs. dual antiplatelet therapy after coronary artery bypass grafting for unprotected left-main coronary disease, Amir Lotfi

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Outcomes of Left Main Revascularization in Patients with Anemia: Gulf Left Main Registry, Maryam Naser MD and Amir Lotfi

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Clinical challenges facing patient participation in cardiac rehabilitation: cigarette smoking, Quinn Pack MD

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Both Sides of the Stethoscope, Colby Salerno DO

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"I just wanted nothing more than to get in a real shower": Patient Experience of the Inpatient Wait for a Heart Transplant, Colby Salerno DO, Quinn Pack MD, Briana Jurkowski, Kyle McAnally, and Christene DeJong

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Right Ventricular Dysfunction in Sepsis: An Updated Narrative Review, Arvind Sundaram MD

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Right to Left Cardiac Power Output- New Prognosticator in STEMI Patients with Cardiogenic Shock (R-Shock), Arvind Sundaram MD, Shayal Pundlik DO, Alina Capatina RN, Annette Scarnici RN, Mohammad Amin Kashef MD, Peter St. Marie, and Amir Lotfi

Submissions from 2022

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Impact of indirect bilirubin and uric acid on outcomes of sepsis-associated acute kidney injury (sAKI), Mohammed Abozenah

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Impact of indirect bilirubin and uric acid on outcomes of sepsis-associated acute kidney injury (sAKI), Mohammed Abozenah

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The History of Durable Left Ventricular Assist Devices and Comparison of Outcomes: HeartWare, HeartMate II, HeartMate 3, and the Future of Mechanical Circulatory Support, Cecilia Berardi MD

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Relation of Patient's Opinion of Alcohol's Health Effects and Drinking Habits Among Hospitalized Patients With Cardiovascular Disease, Kyle Gobeil MD, Khalid Sawalha MD, Mohammed Abozenah, Peter Friedmann MD, and Quinn Pack MD

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Periprocedural anticoagulation therapy in patients undergoing Micra leadless pacemaker implantation, Anis Kadado MD and Fadi Chalhoub MD

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A Novel Simple and Safe Approach to Frozen Pacemaker Leads, Anis Kadado MD, Adrian Gardner, Jishu Motta MD, and Fadi Chalhoub MD

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Very low tidal volume, high-frequency ventilation in atrial fibrillation ablation: a systematic review, Anis Kadado MD, Kyle Gobeil MD, Abdullah Pervaiz MD, and Jean Chalhoub MD

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Beyond magic: How to differentiate the acute presentations of aortic stenosis and myocardial infarction?, Amir Lotfi

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Unprotected Left Main Revascularization in the Setting of Non-Coronary Atherosclerosis: Gulf Left Main Registry, Amir Lotfi

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Impact of Wire Sensor Location on Coronary Physiological Measurement, Amir Lotfi, Ali Haider MD, Abdullah Pervaiz MD, Anis Kadado MD, Marcos Bachman, and Jose Rodriguez-Arciniega

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Impact of left ventricular ejection fraction on outcomes after left main revascularization: g-LM Registry, Maryam Naser MD, Mina Iskandar MD, and Amir Lotfi

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One Versus Two Stents Strategies for Unprotected Left Main Intervention: Gulf Left Main Registry, Maryam Naser MD and Amir Lotfi

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INCIDENCE AND PATTERNS OF FALLS IN CARDIAC REHABILITATION, Maryam Naser MD, Patrick Schilling, Heidi Szalai, Paul Visintainer, and Quinn Pack MD

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Acute but not chronic heart failure is associated with higher mortality among patients hospitalized with pneumonia: An analysis of a nationwide database ☆, Quinn Pack MD

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Exercise Prescription Methods and Attitudes in Cardiac Rehabilitation: A National Survey, Quinn Pack MD

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Relation of a Maximal Exercise Test to Change in Exercise Tolerance During Cardiac Rehabilitation, Quinn Pack MD

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Comparison of Ratings of Perceived Exertion and Target Heart Rate-Based Exercise Prescription in Cardiac Rehabilitation: A RANDOMIZED CONTROLLED PILOT STUDY, Quinn Pack MD and Patrick Schilling

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Fractional Flow Reserve-Guided PCI as Compared with Coronary Bypass Surgery, Adam Rosenblum DO and Quinn Pack MD

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Promoting Participation in Pulmonary Rehabilitation following Hospitalization for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Strategies of Top-performing Systems: A Qualitative Study, Kerry Spitzer, Mihaela Stefan MD, Aruna Priya, Quinn Pack MD, Penny Pekow, Tara Lagu, Victor Pinto-Plata, Kolbi Bradley, Brent Heineman BA, and Peter Lindenauer

Submissions from 2021

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Coronary subclavian steal syndrome causing myocardial Infarction, Paurush Ambesh MD, Khalid Sawalha MD, Kevin Groudan MD, Amir Lotfi, and Gregory Giugliano MD

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Evaluation of the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation Exercise Risk Stratification Classification Tool Without Exercise Testing, Anusha Bhat MD, Heidi Szalai, Tara Lagu, Peter Lindenauer, Paul Visintainer, and Quinn Pack MD

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Frequency of Hazardous and Binge Drinking Alcohol Among Hospitalized Cardiovascular Patients, Kyle Gobeil MD, Khalid Sawalha MD, Mohammed Abozenah, Peter Friedmann MD, and Quinn Pack MD

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Evidence-Based Approach to Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest, Amir Lotfi

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nPercutaneous Coronary Intervention Versus Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery for Unprotected Left Main Coronary Disease: G-LM Registry, Amir Lotfi

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Leadless pacemaker and temporary transvenous wire entanglement requiring percutaneous extraction, Abdullah Pervaiz MD, Anis Kadado MD, Arvind Sundaram MD, Sudhir Reddy MD, and Ashequl Islam MD

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In-hospital Outcomes of Transcatheter Versus Surgical Mitral Valve Repair in Patients with Chronic Liver Disease, Khalid Sawalha MD, Kamesh Gupta MD, Anis Kadado MD, Mohammed Abozenah, Ayman Battisha MD, and Ashequl Islam MD

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Severe Aortic Stenosis; More Than an Imaging Diagnosis, Marc Schweiger MD, Kunal Chawla MD, and Amir Lotfi

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Association Between Initiation of Pulmonary Rehabilitation and Rehospitalizations in Patients Hospitalized with COPD, Mihaela Stefan MD, Penny Pekow, Aruna Priya, Kerry Spitzer, Quinn Pack MD, Victor Pinto-Plata, and Peter Lindenauer

Submissions from 2020

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Impact of atrial fibrillation on the outcomes of transcatheter mitral valve repair using MitraClip: a systematic review and meta-analysis, Mahmoud Abdelghany MD

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Concurring hypertrophic cardiomyopathy and takotsubo cardiomyopathy: Assessment and management, Mohammed Abozenah, Anis Kadado MD, Khalid Sawalha MD, Colby Salerno DO, Ayman Battisha MD, and Amir Lotfi

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Giant Saphenous Venous Graft Aneurysm Causing Heart Failure, Paurush Ambesh MD and Amir Lotfi

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Stress Biomarkers Do Not Correlate with Risk Factors for Kidney Injury Following Cardiac Surgery, Daniel Engelman MD; Cheryl Crisafi, MSN, RN, CNL; Michael Germain MD; Barbara Greco MD; Richard Engelman MD; and Thomas Schwann MD

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Cardiac rehabilitation in Takotsubo cardiomyopathy: Predictors of utilization and effects of exercise training, Kyle Gobeil MD, Kevin White, Anusha Bhat MD, Heidi Szalai, Tara Lagu, and Quinn Pack MD

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Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection: Does Being Unemployed Matter? Insights from the GSCAD registry, Vikram Grewal MD and Amir Lotfi

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Iatrogenic atrial septal defect following the MitraClip procedure: A state-of-the-art review, Anis Kadado MD and Ashequl Islam MD

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Laser Lead Extraction Complicated by Avulsed Tricuspid Subvalvular Apparatus with Severe Tricuspid Regurgitation, Fotis Katsikeris MD, Calvin Craig MD, Colby Salerno DO, Mohammad Amin Kashef MD, and Leng Jiang MD

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Association Between Initiation of Pulmonary Rehabilitation After Hospitalization for COPD and 1-Year Survival Among Medicare Beneficiaries, Peter Lindenauer, Mihaela Stefan MD, Penny Pekow, Aruna Priya, Kerry Spitzer, Tara Lagu, Quinn Pack MD, and Victor Pinto-Plata

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Clinical Presentation and Outcome of Patients with Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection Versus Atherosclerotic Coronary Plaque Dissection, Amir Lotfi

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Distal versus conventional transradial artery access for coronary angiography and intervention: A meta-analysis, Amir Lotfi

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One-year Outcomes of Supersaturated Oxygen Therapy in Acute Anterior Myocardial Infarction: The IC-HOT Study, Amir Lotfi

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SCAI Expert Consensus Statement on Out of Hospital Cardiac Arrest, Amir Lotfi

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Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection in the Gulf: G-SCAD Registry, Amir Lotfi

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Reader's CommentsAssessment of ST-Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction Volume Trends During The COVID-19 Pandemic, Amir Lotfi, Alina Capatina RN, and Aaron Kugelmass MD

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Development of a Simple Clinical Tool for Predicting Early Dropout in Cardiac Rehabilitation: A SINGLE-CENTER RISK MODEL, Quinn Pack MD, Paul Visintainer, Michel Farah, Grace LaValley, Heidi Szalai, Peter Lindenauer, and Tara Lagu

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Systematic review of COVID-19 related myocarditis: Insights on management and outcome, Khalid Sawalha MD, Mohammed Abozenah, Anis Kadado MD, Ayman Battisha MD, Colby Salerno DO, and Ashequl Islam MD

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Outcomes of MitraClip placement in patients with liver cirrhosis, Khalid Sawalha MD, Anis Kadado MD, Kamesh Gupta MD, Ayman Battisha MD, Mohammed Abozenah, Colby Salerno DO, and Ashequl Islam MD

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"You Leave There Feeling Part of Something": A Qualitative Study of Hospitalized COPD Patients' Perceptions of Pulmonary Rehabilitation, Kerry Spitzer, Mihaela Stefan MD, Aubri Drake, Quinn Pack MD, Tara Lagu, Victor Pinto-Plata, and Peter Lindenauer

Submissions from 2019

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Cardiovascular, electrophysiologic, and hematologic effects of omega-3 fatty acids beyond reducing hypertriglyceridemia: as it pertains to the recently published REDUCE-IT trial, Ayman Battisha MD

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Capecitabine-Induced Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy: A Case Report, Prarthna Bhardwaj MD, Vinod Chaubey MD, and Ashequl Islam MD

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Trends and Predictors of 30-day Readmission Among Patients Hospitalized with Infective Endocarditis in the United States, Anusha Bhat MD, Sudeep Siddappa Malleshappa MD, Amir Lotfi, Mara Slawsky MD, and Quinn Pack MD