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Research

Ali Alsaad, MD

Research Undergoing Research

  • Sub-Investigator: The STEMI-DTU PIVOTAL Trial.
  • Sub-Investigator: The PRESICE Trial.
  • Investigator: Randomized Trial to compare Distal Left RADIAL artery Access and Femoral artery Access in patient undergoing Bypass Grafts Angiography D-RADIAL-BGA Study.
  • Review article: Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement for Degenerated Aortic Homograft.

Submitted Peer Reviewed Journal Articles

  • Alsaad AA, Russell HM, Tokarczyk AJ, Ricciardi MJ. Hybrid Approach to Post Myocardial Infarction Ventricular Septal Defect Repair. CCI, 04/2020. Accepted
  • Alsaad AA, Wang E, Lee H, Lampert M, Mishkel G, Erwin J, Boyle C, Donlan S, Smiley J, Halasyamani L. Evaluating the Performance of High Sensitivity Troponin-T in the Emergency Department during the COVID-19 Pandemic. Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes. 5/2020
  • Alsaad AA, Ernest Wang, Sarah Donlan, Jeremy Smiley, Christopher Boyle, Philip Krause, Mark Lampert, Gregory Mishkel, Carl Tommaso, Maureen Kharasch, Hannah Whitney, Hong Kee Lee. Economic Evaluation of the Implementation of High Sensitivity Troponin: An Institutional Experience. Circulation 06/2020
  • Alsaad A.A., Austin C.O., Ray J.C., Oluleye D., Gibbs M., Mergo P., Burger C., Shapiro B.P. Detection of Adverse Pulmonary Vascular and Right Ventricular Remodeling Using Cardiac Computed Tomography Angiography. Radiology 05/2020

Kaveh Rezaei Bookani, MD

Peer Reviewed Journal Articles/Abstracts

  • Kaveh Rezaei Bookani, Iva Minga, Manisha Chander, Ksenia Hankewych, Matthew Plassmeier, Alfonso Tafur. Drive-Through Model For Anticoagulation Clinics During The Covid-19 Pandemic. Submitted to the Journal of Vascular Surgery. May 2020 2.
  • Nso, Nso; Bookani, Kaveh; Matzl, Mark; Radparvar, Farshid. Role of Inflammation In Atrial Fibrillation: A Comprehensive Review Of Current Knowledge. Submitted to the Journal of Arrhythmia. May 2020
  • Rezaei Bookani, K. Ostovaneh, MR. Venkatesh, BA. Yoneyama, K. Sharma, S. Allison, MA. Greenland, P. Wu, CO. Bluemke, DA. Lima. Adiponectin, Left Atrial Remodeling, and Atrial Fibrillation: The Multi-Ethnic Study Of Atherosclerosis. Journal of the American College of Cardiology, Volume 73, Issue 9 Supplement 1, March 2019. DOI: 10.1016/S0735-1097(19)31107-6.

Active Projects

  • Intravenous Nicorandil versus Adenosine For Fractional Flow Reserve Measurement To Assess Coronary Artery Stenosis- A Meta-Analysis: Nso Nso, Kaveh Rezaei Bookani, Jonathan Rosenberg. Under review by authors
  • Efficacy and Safety of Transcatheter Valvular Interventions for Clinically Significant Tricuspid Regurgitation- A Meta-Analysis: Kaveh Rezaei Bookani, Nso Nso, Mark Ricciardi. Under review by authors
  • Role of Bone Marrow Stem Cells Transplantation In Nonischemic Cardiomyopathies-A Meta-Analysis: Nso Nso, Kaveh Rezaei Bookani, Robert Gordon. Under review by authors
  • TAVR in Patients with Anomalous Coronary Arteries: A Case Report And Comprehensive Literature Review. Kaveh Rezaei Bookani, Nso Nso, Justin Levisay, Jonathan Rosenberg. Completing Manuscript.
  • Patient Characteristics, Pacing Indications, And Echocardiographic Findings With Micratm, A Leadless Single-Chamber Pacing Device – Real World Experiences From A Large Community Based Health System: Mrinali Shetty, Kaveh Rezaei Bookani, Mark Metzl, Victor Macrinici, Steven Paterakos, Ayman Najib, Esther Kwak
  • Using Sensivest To Evaluate Volume Status In Patients Admitted For Heart Failure, A Clinical Trial At Northshore: Kaveh Rezaei Bookani, Mrinali Shetty, Robert Gordon

Luis Paz Rios, MD

  • F. De Stefano, L.H. Paz Rios, J. Del Cid Fratti, C. Torres, I. Darwish, V. Bansal, D. Hoppensteadt, J. Fareed, A. Tafur. Circulating D-Dimer levels in patients with End Stage Renal Disease and Peripheral Artery Disease Undergoing Intermittent Pneumatic Compression Therapy. International Union of Angiology Virtual Conference IUA2020-1117 (P062)
  • Andres A. Mata, Luis Diaz Quintero, Luis H. Paz Rios, Oscar Garza, Jonathan Rosenberg, Alfonso J. Tafur. National Trends of Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection: Analysis of the National Inpatient Sample Database. International Union of Angiology Virtual Conference IUA2020-1096
  • V. Macrinici, L. Diaz Quintero, L. Paz Rios, H. Fuentes, B. Bidkeli, I. Weinberg, M. Monreal, A. Tafur. Characteristics of Pulmonary Embolism With Early Fatality. International Union of Angiology Virtual Conference IUA 2020-1177 Abstract
  • Frank De Stefano; Luis H. Paz Rios; Alfonso Tafur. National Trends for Peripheral Artery Disease and End Stage Renal Disease: Analysis from the Inpatient Sample Database. Accepted at Vascular Discovery: From Genes to Medicine Virtual Conference 2020 Control Number 20-A-61- AHA-VD
  • Luis H. Paz Rios, Mark D. Metzl. Effect of an Electronic Medical Alert for Patients with Positive Cultures and Cardiovascular Implantable Electronic Device. Heart Rhythm Society Virtual Conference 2020 Poster # 8997. https://cslide-us.ctimeetingtech.com/hrs20/attendee/eposter/ poster/326?q=paz

Mrinali Shetty, MD

  • Article: The use of sub-segmentation analysis to predict angioedema in patients treated with angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors
    Status: Accepted
  • Journal of Hypertension Article: Dilated Psoriatic Coronopathy: A Novel Association. American Journal of Medical Case Reports. Vol. 8, No. 9, 2020, pp 277-280.
    Status: Published
  • Abstract: #2550 NuPulse Or No Pulse: VT Ablation In A Patient With The NuPulse iVas Device
    Status: Submitted to HFSA 2020
  • Abstract: #1193 When SLE Holds The Key To The Heart's Malady
    Status: Submitted to HFSA 2020
  • A Bundle Block Shift Leading To The Diagnosis Of A Right Ventricular Lead In The Coronary Sinus. Journal of the American College of Cardiology.;75(11 Supplement 1):2677.
    Status: Presented as an abstract at ACC 2020
  • Non Atherosclerotic Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection Of The Right Coronary Artery In Evolution-was Norethindrone The Culprit. Journal of the American College of Cardiology. 2020 Mar 24;75(11 Supplement 1):2753.
    Status: Presented as an abstract at ACC 2020
  • Ectatic Psoriatic Coronopathy: A Novel Association. Journal of the American College of Cardiology. 2020 Mar 24;75(11 Supplement 1):2775.
    Status: Presented as an abstract at ACC 2020
  • Heart Transplantation Allograft Vasculopathy. [Updated 2020 Apr 7]. In: StatPearls [Internet]. StatPearls Publishing; 2020 Jan-. PMID: 32310459
  • Pulmonary Vascular Resistance. [Updated 2020 Feb 29]. In: StatPearls [Internet]. StatPearls Publishing; 2020 Jan-. PMID: 32119267
  • Abstract: A Alsaad, Shetty M, L Paz-Rios, R Gordon Mechanical circulatory support in Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy. 2020 ASAIO On Demand Virtual Meeting; 2020.
    Status: Presented as an abstract at ASAIO 2020
  • Abstract: Bookani KR. Shetty M, Metzl M., Najib A., Kwak E., Macrinici V., Paterakos S. #9280 Patients Receiving Leadless Pacemakers Develop Worsening Mitral And Tricuspid Regurgitation. Heart Rhythm Society 2020; 2020.
    Status: Presented as an abstract at HRS 2020
  • E3: Clinical Trial Details – AHA Deep Dive for ACC.2020 Trial summarized by: Mrinali Shetty, MD , Content reviewed by: Laxmi Mehta, MD, (March 30th 2020)
    https://professional.heart.org/professional/ScienceNews/UCM_505886_ECigarettes- Clinical-Trial-Details.jsp
  • TAILOR-PCI: Clinical Trial Details – AHA Deep Dive for ACC.2020 Trial summarized by: Mrinali Shetty, MD , Content reviewed by: Kristin Newby, MD, MHS (March 28th 2020)
    https://professional.heart.org/professional/ScienceNews/UCM_505887_TAILORPCI- Clinical-Trial-Details.jsp
  • Love In The Time Of Coronavirus
    by M Shetty & Y Chowdhury
    March 10. 2020 – KevinMD.com
    https://www.kevinmd.com/blog/2020/03/love-in-the-time-of-coronavirus.html
  • Eklavya and the Power of e-Learning
    Submitted: CLOSLER - Miller Coulson Academy of Clinical Excellence, Johns Hopkins Medicine.
  • Review Board Member: International Journal of Cardiovascular Research (since May 2020)