Research

 

 

Peer Reviewed Publications

Abstracts Presented at Major Cardiology Meetings or Published

Presentations

 


 

Peer Reviewed Publications

Full Time Cardiology Faculty

 

Edo Kaluski, MD, Pallavi Solanki, MD, Monica Sanchez-Ross, MD, Muhamed Saric, MD, Preet Randhawa, MD, Marc Klapholz, MD, Christine Gerula, MD.  Anteriorly Displaced Right Coronary Artery in Acute Myocardial Infarction: What Should Every Cardiologist Know?  Cardiovascular Revascularization Medicine.  2011 Jan-Feb12:59-64. 

Alfonso H. Waller, MD, Monica Sanchez-Ross, MD, Edo Kaluski, MD, Marc Klapholz, MD.  “Osteopontin in Cardiovascular Disease: a potential therapeutic target.  Cardiology in Review.  2010 May-Jun; 18(3):125-31.

Kaluski, E, Tsai, S, Milo-Cotter, O, Klapholz, M.  “Buddy in jail” of “buried wire” method: a critical review.  Catheter and Cardiovascular Interventions.  2010; April 1;75(5):814.

 

Kaluski E, Maher J, Gerula C, Tsai S, Randhawa P, Saric M, Oghlakian G, Alfano D, Palmaro J, Haider B, Klapholz M.  Optimizing Primary PCI Beyond “Door to Intervention Time” – Are We There Yet!  Cardiovascular Revasc Medicine.  2010 April-Jun;11(2):84-90.

Kats Y, Solanki P, Waller AH, Maldjian PD, Hamirani K, Tsai SC, Dhruva V, Klapholz, M, Saric M.  An unusual combination of an anomalous origin of the left coronary artery from the pulmonary artery (ALCAPA) and a right coronary artery system with two separate ostia from the aorta in an adult.  Echocardiography.  2010 Jan;27(2):E13-7.

Solanki P, Gerula C, Randhawa P, Benz M, Maher J, Haider B, Klapholz M, Palmaro J, Alfano D, Kaluski E.  Right coronary artery anatomical variants: Where and how?   Journal of Invasive Cardiology.  2010 March;22(3):103-106.

Rezaizadeh H, Sanchez-Ross M, Kaluski E, Klapholz M, Haider B, Gerula C.  Acute eosinophilic myocarditis: diagnosis and treatment.  Acute Cardiac Care. 2010 March;12(1):31-6.

Rusovici A, Santosh V, Klapholz M, Saeed Q, Kaluski E.  Cocaine Induced Coronary Thrombosis: What is The Optimal Treatment Strategy?  Accepted for publication Cardiovascular Revascularization Medicine, June 2010.

Togo F, Natelson BH, Cherniack NS, Klapholz M, Rapoport DM, Cook DB.  Sleep is not disrupted by exercise in patients with chronic fatigue syndromes.  Med Science Sports Exerc.  2010 Jan;42(1):16-22.

 

Houman Rezaizadeh, M.D., Monica Sanchez-Ross, M.D., Edo Kaluski, M.D., F.A.C.C., Christine Gerula, M.D. “Hypereosinophilic Myocarditis Mimicking Non-ST Elevation Myocardial Infarction: Case Report and Review of the Literature.” Accepted to Acute Cardiac Care Journal, December 2009; MJCI-2009-0057.R2.

Marc Klapholz, MD; William T. Abraham, MD; Jalal K Ghali, MD: Piotr Ponikowski, MD, PhD; Stefan Anker, MD, PhD; Beat Knusel, PhD; Yan Sun, MSc; Scott M. Wasserman, MD; Dirk J. Van Veldhuisen, MD, PhD.  The Safety and Tolerability of Darbepoetin alfa in patients with Anaemia and Symptomatic Heart Failure.  European Journal of Heart Failure; October 8, 2009.

Marc Klapholz.  β-Blocker Use for the Stages of Heart Failure. Mayo Clinic Proc.  2009 August;84(8):718-729.

 

Kaluski E, Moussa I, Heuser RR, Kern M, Weitz G, Klapholz M, Gerula C.  Automated Contrast Injectors for Angiography: Devices, Methodology and Safety.  Catheterization Cardiovascular Interventions.  2009: Sep 1;74(3):459-64.

Ramzan M. Zakir, MD; Pallavi Solanki, MD; Rajiv J Patel, MD; Sri-Ram Pentakota, MD; James Maher, MD; Christine Gerula, MD; Muhamed Saric, MD, PhD; Edo Kaluski, MD; Marc Klapholz, MD.  Hypertension in African Americans with Heart Failure: Progression from Hypertrophy to Dilatation; Perhaps Not.  Submitted for Publication; Journal of Cardiac Failure.

Anis, A, Maldjian, PD, Klapholz, M, Saric, M.  Renal cell carcinoma going heartwise. Canadian Journal of Cardiology.  2008;November;24(11):860.

Danicek V, Theodorovich N, Bar-Chaim S, Miller A, Vered Z, Koren-Morag N, Uriel N, Czuriga I, Shopen A, Brantriss N, Kaluski, E.  Sinus Rhythm Restoration after Persistent Atrial Fibrillation:  the Clinical Value of N-Terminal Pro-BNP Measurements.  Pacing Clin Electrophysiology. 2008;31(8):955-960.

Barry Greenberg, Czerska B, Delgado RM, Bourge R, Zile MR, Silver M, Klapholz M, Haeusslein E, Mehra MR, Mather P, Abraham WT, Neaton JD, Brown BS, Parker IC, Konstam MA.  Effects of Continuous Aortic Flow Augmentation in Patients with Exacerbation of Heart Failure, Inadequately Responsive to Medical Therapy; Results of the Multi-center Trial of the Orqis Medical Cancion system for the Enhanced Treatment of Heart Failure Unresponsive to Medical Theraphy.  Circulation, 2008;September 16;118(12):1241-1249.

Kaluski E, Gerula C, Randhawa P, Klapholz M.  Massive Coronary Perforation and Shock: from Appropriate Labeling to Appropriate Calls.  Acute Cardiac Care. 2009: May 18:1-6.

 

Kaluski E, Alfano D, Randhawa P, Palmaro J, Jones P, Romano K, Dolny-Korasick D, Klapholz M.  Length of Hospital Stay after Percutaneous Coronary Interventions.  Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing. 2008;July-Aug;23(4):345-348.

Kaluski E, Tsai S, Klapholz M. Coronary Stenting with MGuard: from conception to human trials. Cardiovascular Revascularization Medicine. 2008;Apr-Jun(9)(2);88-94.

Kaluski E, Tsai S, Klapholz M.  Coronary Stenting with MGuard:  First in ManTrial.  Journal of Invasive Cardiology. 2008;20:511-515.

Kaluski E, Gerula C, Randhawa P, Klapholz M.  Funneling: enhancing results of small-vessel stenting.  Cardiovascular Revascularization Medicine. 2009;10(4):255-8.

Kimiagar I, Klein C, Rabey JM, Peer A, Kaluski E, Zaretsky M, Bass:  Carotid artery stenting in high risk patients with carotid artery stenosis not eligible for endarterectomy: clinical outcome after 5 years. Isr Med Assoc J. 2008;10(2):121-4.

Maher J, Rivero A, Zaim S, Pappas PJ, Labropoulos N, Klapholz M, Saric M.  Massive Arm Edema Following Arteriovenous Dialysis Shunt Creation in a Patient with Ipsilateral Permanent Pacemaker.  Journal of Clinical Ultrasound.  2008;June;36(5):321-324.

Milo-Cotter O, Cotter G, Kaluski E, Rund MM, Michael GM, Adams KF, O’Connor CM Weatherley BD.  Rapid clinical assessment of patients with acute heart failure: First blood pressure and oxygen saturation - is that all we need? Cardiology 2009; 114:75-82.

Oghlakian GO, and Klapholz, M.  Vasopressin and Vasopressin Receptor Antagonist in Heart Failure.  Cardiology Review. 2009;Jan-Feb;17(1):10-15.

Gerard Oghlakian, and Marc Klapholz:  Cardiovascular Complications of Obesity.  Current Respiratory Medicine Reviews, 2008;May;(4):150-155.

Oghlakian G, Maldjian P, Kaluski E, Saric M.  Acute myocardial infarction due to left anterior descending coronary artery dissection after blunt chest trauma.  Emerg Radiol. 2009;Feb13.

Pullicino PM, Wadley VG, McClure LA, Safford MM, Lazar RM, Klapholz M, Ahmed A, Howard VJ, Howard G.  Factors contributing to global cognitive impairment in heart failure: results from a population-based cohort. Journal of Cardiac Failure. 2008;May;14(4):290-295.

Sedaghat D, Zakir RM, Choe J, Klapholz M, Saric M.  Cardiac Amyloidosis in a Patient with Multiple Myeloma.  A Case Report and Review of Literature.  Journal of Clinical Ultrasound.  2009;Mar-Apr;37(3):179-84.

Solanki P, Waller AH, Shehadeh A, Maldjian PD, Kaluski E, Saric M, Kats Y. Encasement of the Left Internal Mammary Arterial Graft to the Left Coronary Artery by Adenosquamous Carcinoma, an Unusual Tumor.  The Open Cardiovascular Imaging Journal.  2009;1:13-15.

Torre-Amione G, Milo-Cotter O, Kaluski E, Perchenet L, Kobrin K, Frey A, Davison Weatherley B, Cotter G:  Early Worsening Heart Failure in Patients Admitted for Acute Heart Failure: Time Course, Hemodynamic Predictors and Outcome.  Journal of  Cardiac Failure.  October 2009; 15(8):639-644.

Apostolos Voudouris, Anthony Johnson, Jagan Akella, Michael Nillas, Robert Peters, RE Hood, Stephen Shorofsky.  Prospective Safety Assessment of Cryo-Effects on the Human AV Node Timm Dickfeld.

Weatherley B, Milo-Cotter O, Felker, M, Uriel N, Kaluski E,  Vered Z, O’Connor C, Adams K, Cotter G:  Early Worsening Heart Failure In Patients Admitted With Acute Heart Failure – a New Outcome Measure Associated with Long-Term Prognosis?” Fundamental & Clinical Pharmacology.  October 2009;23(5):633-639.


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Abstracts Presented at Major Cardiology Meetings or Published

 

Berkowitz RL, Alhaj E, Satya K, Saric M, Sanchez-Ross M, Zakir R. “The Determinants of Right Ventricular Failure in Patients Admitted with Acute Left Heart Failure.”  Accepted for Heart Failure Society of America 13th Annual Scientific Meeting, September 13-16, 2009, Boston, MA.

Monica Sanchez-Ross, M.D., Gerard Oghlakian, M.D., James Maher, M.D., David Sedeghat, M.D., Vivek Dhruva, D.O., Edo Kaluski, M.D., F.A.C.C., and Marc Klapholz, M.D., F.A.C.C.  “Wireless Technology Improves Outcomes and Eliminates Gender Bias in Acute Myocardial Infarction.” Circulation. 2009;120:S961.

Monica Sanchez-Ross, MD, Gerard Oghlakian, MD, James Maher, MD, Mike Kasper, MD, Vivek Dhruva, D.O., Edo Kaluski, M.D., F.A.C.C., and Marc Klapholz, M.D., F.A.C.C. “Ripple Effects of a Novel D2B Pathway”.  American College of Cardiology.  2010;55A109.E1013.

Kaluski E, Alfano D, Randhawa P, Palmaro J, Jones P, Romano K, Dolny-Korasick G, Klapholz M: Length of Hospital Stay after Percutaneous Coronary Interventions. Accepted for CRT Meeting 2008 (Feb 12th 2008 Washington, DC).

Kaluski E, Hauptmann KE, Müller R, Tsai S, Klapholz M, Grube E:  Coronary Stenting with MGuard: First-In-Man Trial.  Accepted for CRT meeting 2008 (Feb 12, 2008 Washington, DC).

Kaluski E, Maher JM, Klapholz M.  ST segment analysis using wireless technology in acute myocardial infarction. International Innovations in Cardiology (ICI) meeting Tel-Aviv, December 7th 2008.

Kaluski E, Klapholz M:  Bifurcation balloon and stent platform.  A new innovation to simplify and optimize bifurcations interventions.  International Innovations in Cardiology (ICI) meeting Tel-Aviv, December 7th 2008.

M. Klapholz, WT Abraham, JK Ghali, P. Ponikowski, B. Knusel, SM Wasserman, Y. Sun, DJ Van Veldhuisen.  Pooled safety analysis of darbeopoetin alfa in the treatment of symptomatic heart failure.  Presented ESC Congress 2008.

Anemia in patients with Heart Failure and a Normal Ejection Fraction:  A Report from the New York Heart Failure Registry. Presented at the AGS 2008.

Maher JM, Dhruva VN, Solanki P, Zakir R, Kaluski, Klapholz M.  ST Segment Analysis Using Wireless Technology in Acute Myocardial Infarction (STAT-MI) Trial: Early versus Late Experience. Accepted for poster presentation, AHA 2008 November 9th 2008.

Maher JM, Dhruva VN, Zakir R, Kaluski E, Klapholz M.  ST-segment analysis using wireless technology in acute myocardial infarction (STAT-MI) trial: follow-up report. Presented in The 2008 European Society of Cardiology Meeting, Munich, Published in the European Heart Journal: 2008; 29 (Abstract Supplement), 674P.

Maldjian PD, Saric M., Lee E., Mitchell J: Important cardiac findings on non-ECG-gated multidetector CT scans performed to detect pulmonary embolism with echocardiographic correlation.  Presented as Electronic Educational Exhibit for 2008 meeting of the Radiologic Society of North America (RSNA), Dec 1-5, 2008, Chicago, IL.

Monica Sanchez-Ross, M.D., Gerard Oghlakian, M.D., James Maher, M.D., David Sedeghat, M.D., Vivek Dhruva, D.O., Edo Kaluski, M.D., F.A.C.C., and Marc Klapholz, Ripple Effects of a Noval D2B pathway”.  Accepted for poster presentation at the American College of Cardiology, Atlanta, GA, March 2010.

Monica Sanchez-Ross, MD., Gerard Oghlakian,, M.D., James Maher, M.D., David Sedeghat, M.D., Vivek Dhruva, D.O., Edo Kaluski, M.D., F.A.C.C., and Mark Klapholz, M.D., F.A.C.C., “Wireless Technology Improves Outcomes and Eliminates Gender Bias in Acute Myocardial Infarction.” Accepted for poster presentation at the American College of Cardiology New Jersey Chapter, October 17, 2010.

Pallavi Solanki, M.D., Monica Sanchez-Ross, M.D., Muhamed Saric, M.D., Ph.D., Marc Klapholz, M.D., F.A.C.C. and Edo Kaluski, M.D., F.A.C.C.  “Ectopic Right Coronary Artery – Does it originate from Non-Coronary Cusp? Perhaps Not.”  Presented as “Where’s Waldo?” and finalist for best interventional case at CRT meeting, Washington, DC. (2/14/2009).  Poster and Presentation, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey Research Day, May 2009.

Aarti Patel, M.D., Monica Sanchez-Ross, M.D., Marc Klapholz, M.D., F.A.C.C., and Muhamed Saric, M.D., Ph.D.  “Establishing the diagnosis of a Univentricular Heart.”  Poster and Presentation, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey Research Day, May 2009.

Gerard Oghlakian, M.D., James Maher, M.D., Monica Sanchez-Ross, M.D., David Sedeghat, M.D., Vivek Dhruva, D.O., Edo Kaluski, M.D., F.A.C.C., and Marc Klapholz, M.D., F.A.C.C.  “Wireless Technology Improves Outcomes and Eliminates Gender Bias in Acute Myocardial Infarction.” Poster and Presentation, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey Research Day, May 2009.

Victor J. Mazza, Apostolos Voudouris and Sandhya Dhruvakumar.  Ablation of Slow Pathway in a Patient with Dual Anterograde Response:  Endpoints of Success. Accepted for poster presentation, Heart Rhythm Society Meeting, May 2009.

Patel, RJ, Maldjian P.D., Saric M., Lee E., Mitchell J. …Saric, M. Unrepaired tetralogy of Fallot with right hemitruncus in an adult: A rare case. Presented at the 14th World Congress of Heart Disease July 27, 2008 Toronto, ON, Canada.

Parameshwari B, Maldjian PD, Saric M, Lee E, Mitchell J.  Important cardiac findings on non-ECG-gated multidetector CT scans performed to detect pulmonary embolism with echocardiographic correlation. Poster presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Society of Thoracic Radiology, March 2-5, 2008, Fort Meyers, FL.


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Presentations

 

Klapholz

 

Grand Rounds: “Treatment of Acute and Chronic Heart Failure”.  The Mount Vernon Hospital, Mount Vernon, NY.  February 16, 2011.

 

Fourth Annual New York Cardiac Lecture:  “Acute Decompensated Heart Failure”.  Stony Brook Medical Center, Stony Brook, NY.  December 15, 2010.  NY Cardiological Society and NY Chapter American College of Cardiology.

 

Medicine Grand Rounds:  “Acute Heart Failure”. UMDNJ - New Jersey Medical School, Newark, NJ.  December 14, 2010.

 

Grand Rounds:  “Chronic Heart Faillure Update 2010”, Bayonne Medical Center, Bayonne, NJ.  May 7, 2010.

 

Visiting Professor, Heart Center of Konyang University Hospital.  Daejeon City, South Korea.  April 17-23, 2010.

 

Simulations & Wireless Technologies Symposium” “Wireless Technology Improves Outcomes & Eliminates Gender Bias in Acute Myocardial Infarction”, Robert-Wood Johnson, New Brunswick, NJ.  April 13, 2010.

 

Medical Ground Rounds:  “Changing Paradigms and Therapeutic Opportunities in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Heart Failure”, Hackensack University Medical Center, Hackensack, NJ.  March 9, 2010.

 

Emergency Medicine Grand Rounds:  “Changing Paradigms and Therapeutic Opportunities in the  Diagnosis and Treatment of Heart Failure”, UMDNJ - University Hospital, Newark, NJ.  December 30, 2009.

 

Medical Grand Rounds:  “Advances in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Heart Failure”, University Medical Center at Princeton, Princeton, NJ.  December 8, 2009.

 

Medical Grand Rounds:  “Congestive Heart Failure”, Mountainside Hospital, Montclair, NJ. November 5, 2009.

 

Medical Grand Rounds:  “Pulmonary Hypertension”, Trinitas Hospital, Elizabeth, NJ.  October 22, 2009. 

 

“Changing Paradigms and Therapeutic Opportunities in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Heart Failure”, United Medical Center, Washington, DC.  July 8, 2009.

 

Medicine Grand Rounds: “Heart Failure Update 2009” UMDNJ – New Jersey Medical School, Newark, NJ.  June 9, 2009.

 

NJHI Expecting Success: Excellence in Cardiac Care:  “Sharing Successes and

Sustainability”, Princeton, NJ.  May 12, 2009.

 

Annual Internal Medicine Conference:  “Update on Heart Failure”, Richmond University

Medical Center, Staten Island, NY.  May 11, 2009.

 

Heart Failure Consortium of New Jersey:  “Heart Failure Update 2009”, Ridgewood, NJ.

April 28, 2009.

 

Cardiology Grand Rounds:  “Heart Failure Update 2009”, UMDNJ – Robert-Wood

Johnson, New Brunswick, NJ.  April 13, 2009.

 

Grand Rounds:  ‘Heart Failure’, Saint Joseph Medical Center, Paterson, NJ.  December 31, 2008.

 

‘NJ Statewide Prehospital STEMI Triage Guideline Discussion Panel’, New Jersey State Conference on EMS, Atlantic City, NJ.  October 2, 2008.

 

“Management of Myocardial Infarction Patients”, New Brunswick, NJ. September 19, 2008.

 

Heart Failure Society of New Jersey:  “Heart Failure Update”, Atlantic City, NJ. September 4, 2008.

 

ESC Congress 2008, Munich, Germany.  September 2, 2008.

 

American Heart Association:  “Heart Failure Summit: Failure is Not An Option” Parsippany, NJ.  June 2, 2008.

 

Medicine Grand Rounds: “Heart Failure 2008” UMDNJ – New Jersey Medical School, Newark, NJ.  March 18, 2008.

 

Presented Grand Rounds Lectures at Yokohama University at the invitation of the Japanese Government.  Tokyo, Japan.  January 10-11, 2008.

 

 

 

Ahmed

 

Medical Grand Rounds: “Cardiac Auscultation, technique and its significance in clinical practice”.  Dow Medical College, Karachi, Pakistan.  November 4, 2009.

 

Cardiology Grand Rounds: “Atrial Fibrillation, diagnosis and treatment”. Dow Medical College, Karachi, Pakistan.  November 6, 2009.

 

Grand Rounds:  Value of Electrophysiology in Assessment of Arrhytmias”. Dow Medical College, Karachi, Pakistan.  November 7, 2009.

 

Grand Rounds: “Myocardial Ischemia, patho-physiology, presentation and treatment”. Dow Medical College, Karachi, Pakistan.  November 10, 2009.