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Submissions from 2019

Surgeon Readiness for Entry into Practice: A Survey of Abdominal Transplant Surgeons in the United States, Marwan S. Abouljoud, R Hirose, Shunji Nagai, C Gordon, and D Farmer

Transcaval access for the emergency delivery of mechanical circulatory support in cardiogenic shock, Majed Afana, Mahmoud Altawil, Mir B. Basir, Mohammad Alqarqaz, Khaldoon Alaswad, Marvin H Eng, William W O'Neill, Robert Lederman, and Adam B. Greenbaum

TRENDS AND OUTCOMES DURING EARLY ROLLOUT PHASE OF NON-PRIMARY PCI AT CENTERS WITHOUT SURGERY ON-SITE: THE MICHIGAN EXPERIENCE, Majed Afana, Gerald C Koenig, M Seth, K Frazier, S Fielding, A Jensen, and H Gurm

Comparative Safety and Effectiveness of Orbital and Rotational Atherectomy in Patients Undergoing Percutaneous Coronary Intervention: Insights From the Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Cardiovascular Consortium (BMC2), D Aggarwal, M Seth, E Perdoncin, T Schreiber, A Kaki, Khaldoon Alaswad, D Menees, D Sukul, and H Gurm

Trans-Caval Impella 5.0: A Bridge to Recovery in Peripartum Cardiomyopathy, Waleed Al-Darzi, Alexander Michaels, William W. O'Neill, and Celeste Williams

Outcomes of Simultaneous Pancreas/Kidney Transplantation in BMI Extremes, Abbas Al-Kurd, M Safwan, Dean Kim, Marwan Abouljoud, and Shunji Nagai

Transradial versus transfemoral approach for percutaneous coronary intervention of chronic total occlusions: A meta-analysis and meta-regression, Hussayn Alrayes, Pedro A Villablanca, Georgi Fram, Tomo Ando, Alejandro Lemor, Tarun Jain, P Michel, Mir Babar Basir, and Khaldoon Alaswad

CARDIORESPIRATORY FITNESS AND INCIDENT STROKE TYPES: THE FIT (HENRY FORD EXERCISE TESTING) PROJECT, M S. Al Rifai, A Ahmed, M Blaha, F Almasoudi, S Sakr, W Qureshi, Clinton Brawner, Jonathan K. Ehrman, Steven J. Keteyian, and Mouaz H Al-Mallah

A dose-finding study followed by a phase II randomized placebo-controlled trial of chemoradiotherapy (CRT) with or without veliparib in stage III non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC), A Argiris, J Miao, M C. Cristea, A M. Chen, J Sands, R H. Decker, S N. Gettinger, M E. Daly, B A. Faller, K S. Albain, R H. Yanagihara, L L. Garland, L A. Byers, Dee Dee Wang, M Koczywas, M W. Redman, K Kelly, and D R. Gandara

Impact of Social Determinants on Outcomes in Patients with Left Ventricular Assist Devices, Lindsey Aurora, Guneet Ahluwalia, Michael C. Mahan, and Celeste Williams

A Case of Sarcoidosis Presenting as Refractory Arrhythmias: Quieting the Storm, Lindsey Aurora and Celeste Williams

Predictors of 90-Days Readmissions for New Onset Heart Failure after Acute Coronary Syndrome, V Blumer, Alejandro Lemor, V Kittipibul, J Maning, S Chaparro, E Joyce, Jennifer A. Cowger, J Lindenfeld, and G A. Hernandez

Hemodynamics of High-Risk Percutaneous Coronary Intervention With and Without Mechanical Circulatory Support: A Pilot Study With Pressure Volume Loop Analysis, M Brener, H Rosenblum, Mir Babar Basir, A Masoumi, A J. Kirtane, William O'Neill, D Karmpaliotis, D Burkhoff, and Mohammad Alqarqaz

QOLVAD Detects Changes in Emotional, Social, Cognitive and Physical Wellbeing after Continuous-Flow LVAD Implant, Jennifer A Cowger, C S. Lee, P Eckman, R Garberich, C Weaver, S Joseph, S Hall, S Carrie, S Chaudhry, S E. Schroeder, R O. Hoffman, D Feldman, G Conway, E Y. Birati, M Soni, J Marble, K M. Faulkner, and K E. Sandau

VENTRICULAR ARRHYTHMIA: AN UNCOMMON INITIAL PRESENTATION OF SARCOIDOSIS, Mohammed Dabbagh, Sarah Gorgis, Sagger Mawri, Gayathri Iyer, Gurjit Singh, and Michael Hudson

Acute Heart Failure Exacerbation and Influenza Infection, Nicholas J. Daering, Lindsey Aurora, Lucas G. Maahs, Zachery Bauer, Ahmed Dakka, and Leika Raychouni

A Redesign of the Biopsy Scheduling Process: Improving Care through Standardization, Erika Demars and Celeste Williams

Statin-Induced Rhabdomyolysis Complicated by Acute Renal Failure Leading to Dialysis, Dilshan Dhillon, Paul Nona, Shalini S Modi, and Zarina Alam

An Atypical Presentation Of Atypical Pneumonia: Legionella Causing Guillain-Barre Syndrome, Abigail L. Entz, Sarah Gorgis, and Junior Uduman

Application of 3D CT image guidance to paravalvular leak repairs, Georgi Fram, Hussayn Alrayes, Thomas Song, Milan Pantelic, Jeffrey Nadig, Nick Reeser, Thomas Keimig, James Lee, Tiberio M Frisoli, Marvin H Eng, and William W O'Neill

Remote ischemic preconditioning for renal protection in patients undergoing transcatheter aortic valve interventions, Brittany S Fuller, William W O'Neill, Trevor J. Szymanski, Jayakar Guruswamy, and Ashley Taylor

Comparative Safety and Efficacy of Second-Generation P2Y12 Inhibitors Versus Clopidogrel in Combination With Oral Anticoagulation in Atrial Fibrillation Patients Undergoing Percutaneous Coronary Intervention: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis, S Giancaterino, F Lupercio, Pedro Villablanca, F Han, K Hoffmayer, G Ho, F Raissi, D Krummen, U Birgersdotter-Green, G Feld, R Reeves, E Mahmud, and J Hsu

RISK STRATIFICATION OF CHEST PAIN IN THE EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT: INCORPORATING A HIGH-SENSITIVITY TROPONIN ASSAY INTO EXISTING RISK TOOLS, Joseph J Gibbs, W F Peacock, S Mahler, Richard M. Nowak, C DeFilippi, R Christenson, F Apple, Gordon Jacobsen, and James McCord

Infection Predictors and Outcomes in Subcutaneous Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator Patients, M R. Gold, J D. Aasbo, R Weiss, M C. Burke, M J. Gleva, B P. Knight, M A. Miller, and Claudio Schuger

RECURRENT SUPRAVENTRICULAR ARRHYTHMIA: WHEN ABLATION IS NOT THE ANSWER – A PERPLEXING CASE OF PHENOCHROMOCYTOMA, Sarah Gorgis, Mohammed Dabbagh, Sagger Mawri, Gray Akoegbe, Shaheen Alanee, Khaldoon Alaswad, Ali A Dabaja, and Bobak T Rabbani

MULTIDRUG RESISTANCE PROTEIN 5 (MRP5), A CGMP EFFLUX TRANSPORTER IS UPREGULATED IN LEFT VENTRICULAR MYOCARDIUM OF DOGS WITH CHRONIC HEART FAILURE, Ramesh C Gupta, Vinita Singh-Gupta, and Hani N Sabbah

UPREGULATION OF CD38 AND DOWNREGULATION OF NAD IN MITOCHONDRIA OF LEFT VENTRICULAR MYOCARDIUM OF DOGS WITH HEART FAILURE: A CELLULAR ENERGY-LIMITING MALADAPTATION, Ramesh C Gupta, Vinita Singh-Gupta, and Hani N Sabbah

Readmission Rates and Outcomes at 90 Days in Patients with Perioperative Use of Temporary Circulatory Support at the Time of Heart Transplantation, G A. Hernandez, Alejandro Lemor, V Blumer, S Chaparro, S Zalawadiya, Jennifer A Cowger, and J Lindenfeld

In Hospital Outcomes in Adult Congenital Heart Disease Patients with Fontan Undergoing Heart Transplantation - A Decade Nationwide Analysis from 2004 until 2014, G A. Hernandez, Alejandro Lemor, D Clark, V Blumer, R Fowler, E Sandhaus, A Weingarten, B Frischhertz, K Schlendorf, S Zalawadiya, J Lindenfeld, and J Menachem

Longitudinal Impact of Temporary Mechanical Circulatory Support on Durable Left Ventricular Assist Device Outcomes: An IMACS Registry Analysis., J A. Hernandez-Montfort, V K. Ton, R Xie, A Fisher, B Meyns, T Nakatani, I Netuka, S Pettit, S Shaw, M Yanase, J K. Kirklin, A Rowe, D J. Goldstein, and Jennifer A Cowger

Younger Patients Have Poorer Social Functioning Than Older Patients after LVAD Placement., R O. Hoffman, K E. Sandau, C S. Lee, S P. Jaganathan, P Mudigonda, P Eckman, R Gaberich, C Weaver, S Joseph, S Hall, S Carey, Jennifer A Cowger, S Chaudry, S E. Schroeder, G Conway, E Y. Barati, M Soni, J Marble, K M. Faulkner, and D S. Feldman

LVAD Strategy Reflects Emotional Functioning after Implant., S P. Jaganathan, K E. Sandau, C S. Lee, R P. Hoffman, P Mudigonda, P Eckman, K M. Storey, C E. Weaver, S Joseph, S Hall, S Carey, Jennifer A Cowger, S P. Chaudhry, S E. Schroeder, G Conway, E Y. Birati, M Soni, M Judith, K M. Faulkner, and D S. Feldman

Impact of early mechanical support in patients with acute myocardial infarction complicated by cardiogenic shock with culprit left main coronary artery disease: Insights from national cardiogenic shock initiative, Tarun Jain, Alejandro Lemor, Mir Babar Basir, N K. Kapur, T L. Schreiber, A Kaki, K Patel, C E. Wilkins, S R. Senter, Y Akhtar, D M. Lasorda, M Foster, B C. Kolski, B N. Tehrani, T A. Lalonde, M Green, J J. Finley, T J. Larkin, A G. Dupont, B O'Neill, D McAllister, S Martin, S P. Marso, I Hanson, N Blank, Tyrell Johnson, Michael Hacala, and William W O'Neill

Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation for cardiogenic shock in the United States-association between hospital volume and outcomes, Tarun Jain, Alejandro Lemor, Pedro A Villablanca, Mir Babar Basir, Khaldoon Alaswad, and William W O'Neill

Impact of Gender on Clinical Outcomes of Septal Myectomy Versus Alcohol Septal Ablation for Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy in the United States, Tarun Jain, Alejandro Lemor, Pedro Villablanca, Dee Dee Wang, M Guerrero, I Palacios, Tiberio M. Frisoli, Marvin H. Eng, and William O'Neill

Finding the Unknown: Decrease in Left Atrial Appendage Velocity as a Surrogate Marker of Successful MitraClip Implantation in Patients With and Without Atrial Fibrillation, Tarun Jain, Dee Dee Wang, Sarah Gorgis, Alejandro Lemor, Pedro A Villablanca, Michael Isley, J Lee, Bryan Zweig, Sachin Parikh, Tiberio M. Frisoli, Marvin H Eng, Hassan Nemeh, and William W O'Neill

Impact of Gender and Ischemic Time in Anterior STEMIs With Left Ventricular Unloading and Delayed Reperfusion: A Substudy From the STEMI-DTU Safety and Feasibility Trial, N Kapur and William O'Neill

1-Year Outcomes From the Multicenter, Prospective Study With the Novel PASCAL Transcatheter Valve Repair System for Patients With Mitral Regurgitation in the CLASP Study, S Kar, M Ng, S Lim, D Walters, J Webb, N Fam, M Rinaldi, R Kipperman, A Latib, G Cohen, R Smith, K Spargias, William O'Neill, U Schäfer, and T Feldman

A Case of Kratom Induced Cholestasis, R Kaur, Charles B. Siedlecki, and Syed-Mohammed Jafri

Estimated Exercise Workload is a Predictor for Emergency Department Visits Following Bariatric Surgery, Dennia Kerrigan, Arthur M. Carlin, Elizabeth Alleman, M Pejsa-Reitz, Edward L. Peterson, Jonathan K. Ehrman, and Steven J. Keteyian

Transcatheter Pledget-Assisted Suture Tricuspid Annuloplasty (PASTA): First-in-Human Report, J M. Khan, A Greenbaum, T Rogers, Dee Dee Wang, V Babaliaros, and R J. Lederman

Digoxin is Associated with Higher Quality of Life in LVAD Recipients., M S. Kiernan, G Couper, D DeNofrio, Jennifer A Cowger, and U Jorde

Cutaneous Cryptococcus Neoformans: A Fatal Warning Sign, T M. Kohal, A D. Dudar, and Gillian Grafton

18 Improving the Safety of Insulin Treatment for Hyperkalemia, Nicholas P. Konowitz, Stephanie Bennett, Sophia Binz, Anh P. Do, Rawan Hammoudeh, Sandra Naffouj, Mohammed Dabbagh, and Joseph B. Miller MD

Gender Differences in Ventricular Tachyarrhythmia Events in the Raid Trial, V Kutyifa, M E. Vloka, D T. Huang, S N. Varanasi, T S. Shinn, M Attari, A H. Shah, T J. Lessmeier, D L. Musat, L S. Rosenthal, S Sakaguchi, A Y. Sun, S McNitt, S Schleede, Claudio Schuger, A Natalie, C A. McPherson, O Ziv, J P. Daubert, and W Zareba

Culprit-Vessel Versus Multivessel Percutaneous Coronary Intervention in Cardiogenic Shock: Insights From the National Cardiogenic Shock Initiative, Alejandro Lemor, Mir B. Basir, K Patel, M Salam, T Schreiber, A Kaki, Tarun Jain, I Hanson, S Almany, S Timmis, S Dixon, B Kolski, J Todd, S Senter, S Marso, D Lasorda, C Wilkins, T Lalonde, A Attallah, T Larkin, A Dupont, J Marshall, N Patel, M Green, B Tehrani, A Truesdell, R Sharma, Y Akhtar, B O'Neill, J Finley, A Rahman, M Foster, R Askari, A Goldsweig, S Martin, A Bharadwaj, M Khuddus, C Caputo, D Korpas, I Cawich, N Kapur, D McAllister, N Blank, M C. Alraies, R Fisher, A Khandelwal, Khaldoon Alaswad, T Johnson, Michael Hacala, and William O'Neill

Association between percutaneous ventricular assist device hospital volumes and in-hospital outcomes, Alejandro Lemor, Tarun Jain, Pedro A Villablanca Spinetto, G A. Hernandez, Khaldoon Alaswad, Mir Babar Basir, and William W O'Neill

Percutaneous ventricular assist device vs extracorporeal membrane oxygenation for cardiogenic shock: Insights from the national readmission database, Alejandro Lemor, Tarun Jain, Pedro A Villablanca Spinetto, G A. Hernandez, Khaldoon Alaswad, Mir Babar Basir, and William W O'Neill

TRANSCATHETER VERSUS SURGICAL AORTIC VALVE REPLACEMENT IN ELDERLY PATIENTS: A PROPENSITY SCORE MATCHED ANALYSIS FROM THE NATIONAL READMISSION DATABASE 2011-2015, Alejandro Lemor, Pedro A Villablanca, G Hernandez, Tiberio M Frisoli, Dee Dee Wang, Marvin H Eng, and William W O'Neill

Age Stratified Analysis for Patients With Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Undergoing Alcohol Septal Ablation or Septal Myectomy, Alejandro Lemor, Pedro Villablanca, G Hernandez, Tarun Jain, Ramandeep Mand, Marvin H. Eng, M Guerrero, Dee Dee Wang, I Palacios, and William O'Neill

A Polygenic Response Predictor Indicates Survival Benefit of Beta-Blockade in Heart Failure Patients, Jia Li, Ruicong She, Hongsheng Gui, Nicole Zeld, Hani N. Sabbah, H P. Brunner-LaRocca, and David E. Lanfear

Updated 30-Day Outcomes for the U.S. Early Feasibility Study of the SAPIEN M3 Transcatheter Mitral Valve Replacement System, R Makkar, William O'Neill, B Whisenant, M Guerrero, T Feldman, C Rihal, J Gorelick, and J Webb

Hostile tricuspid valve overcome by selecting the middle cardiac vein: An alternative for the standard right ventricular lead placement of biventricular ICD, R Mando, Gray Akoegbe, R Shah, H Malas, and Waddah Maskoun

The Role of Biventricular Implantable Defibrillator in Heart Transplant Recipients, R Mando, Gray Akoegbe, R Shah, Gurjit Singh, H Malas, and Waddah Maskoun

Mechanical Circulatory Support Prior to Elective High-Risk Percutaneous Coronary Intervention, Sagger Mawri, Mohammed Dabbagh, Mir Babar Basir, Michele Voeltz, Akshay Khandelwal, Gerald Koenig, Mohammad Alqarqaz, William O'Neill, Mohammed Zaidan, and Khaldoon Alaswad

PERCUTANEOUS CLOSURE OF POST-TRAUMATIC PULMONARY ARTERIOVENOUS FISTULA, Sagger Mawri, Brittany S Fuller, Trevor J. Szymanski, Dee Dee Wang, and Khaldoon Alaswad

PERCUTANEOUS THERAPY OF SEVERE TRICUSPID REGURGITATION USING CAVAL VALVE IMPLANTION (CAVI), Sagger Mawri, Dee Dee Wang, and Tiberio M Frisoli

Six-month Outcomes from the Multicenter, Prospective Study with the Novel PASCAL Transcatheter Valve Repair System for Patients with Mitral Regurgitation in the CLASP Study, S Mazimba, S D. Lim, R Kipperman, K Spargias, S Kar, William O'Neill, M Ng, N Fam, D Walters, J Webb, M Rinaldi, R Smith, A Latib, G Cohen, U Schaefer, and T Feldman

Radial versus femoral approach in chronic total occlusion percutaneous coronary intervention: A systematic review and meta-analysis, M S. Megaly, A Karatasakis, B Abraham, J Jensen, M A. Omer, A Elbadawi, Y P. Sandoval, M Shishehbor, S Banerjee, Khaldoon Alaswad, S Rinfret, M N. Burke, E S. Brilakis, and M Saad

Regional Outcomes after Continuous-Flow Left Ventricular Assist Device: An IMACS Analysis., K K. Mirza, R R. Xie, J K. Kirklin, B Meyns, Jennifer A Cowger, J Pennington, F Gustafsson, and D Goldstein

To Clot or to Bleed: Thrombosis as a First Sign of Microscopic Polyangiitis, Kajali Mishra, Sandra Naffouj, and Sarah Gorgis

Eosinophils at Work: Cavitary Lung Lesions in a Young Nurse, Kajali Mishra, Shivani Sharma, Sarah Gorgis, and Marcus Zervos

Penetrating Chest Injury Leading to Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (MRSA) Bacter-Emia and Mycotic Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm in Immunocompromised Patient, Shalini S Modi, Dilshan Dhillon, Paul Nona, and Daniel Moore

Younger LVAD Recipients Fare Worse on Emotional and Spiritual Wellbeing Scores., P Mudigonda, K E. Sandau, R O. Hoffman, S P. Jaganathan, P Eckman, R Garberich, C E. Weaver, S Joseph, S Hall, S Carey, Jennifer A Cowger, S P. Chaudhry, S E. Schroeder, G Conway, E Y. Birati, M Soni, J Marble, C S. Lee, K M. Faulkner, M S. Kunz, K M. Storey, and D S. Feldman

FEASIBILITY AND SAFETY OF ORBITAL ATHERECTOMY FOR THE TREATMENT OF IN-STENT RESTENOSIS, Saroj Neupane, Mir Babar Basir, C Tan, M Tabaku, Mohammad Alqarqaz, Akshay K. Khandelwal, William W O'Neill, C Don, and Khaldoon Alaswad

ElectroCautery-Facilitated Crossing (ECFC) of Chronic Total Occlusions, Saroj Neupane, Mir B. Basir, and Khaldoon Alaswad

High-Risk Chronic Total Occlusion Percutaneous Coronary Interventions Assisted With Tandem Heart, Saroj Neupane, Mir B. Basir, Mohammad Alqarqaz, William O'Neill, and Khaldoon Alaswad

PACEMAKER FOLLOWING TRANSCATHETER AORTIC VALVE REPLACEMENT ASSOCIATED WITH INCREASED TRICUSPID REGURGITATION, Paul Nona, Sachin Parikh, Bryan Zweig, Marvin H Eng, James Lee, Tiberio M Frisoli, T Aka, Michael Isley, William W O'Neill, and Dee Dee Wang

High-sensitivity troponin i: Two-hour evaluation for acute myocardial infarction in the United States, Richard M. Nowak, Gordon Jacobsen, James McCord, F S Apple, R Christenson, C DeFilippi, and Wendy C Coates

5 Adverse Outcomes 30 Days After Emergency Department Evaluation for Myocardial Infarction Determined Solely by High Sensitivity Troponin I Values for a 1-Hour Rule-Out/Rule-In Acute Myocardial Infarction Algorithm, Richard M. Nowak, James McCord, R H. Christenson, Gordon Jacobsen, F Apple, A Limkakeng, W F. Peacock, and C DeFilippi

High-sensitivity troponin i: One-hour evaluation for acute myocardial infarction in the United States, Richard M. Nowak, James McCord, R Christenson, Gordon Jacobsen, FS Apple, C DeFilippi, and P Musey

PCV75 Multi-center study on the impact of cytochrome P450 3A4 and P-glycoprotein interacting medications on bleeding and thromboembolism risk in nonvalvular atrial fibrillation patients managed on rivaroxaban therapy, E Pineda, J Goble, K Zolfaghari, P J. Godley, L Copeland, D N. Hartzel, K Rascati, L Webster, Bin Liu, E Wright, and David E Lanfear

SLEEPING GIANTS: ANOMALOUS CORONARY ANATOMY LAYING DORMANT FOR DECADES, Suraj Raheja, Dee Dee Wang, and Mir Babar Basir

Effect of opioid use disorder on outcomes of patients with ST-elevation myocardial infarction undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention: A report from the national inpatient sample, S Ranka, M Syed, D Mohananey, and Pedro A Villablanca

In-hospital outcomes of elective TAVR complicated by cardiogenic shock: A report from the national inpatient sample, S Ranka, M Syed, and Pedro A Villablanca

Improvement in left ventricular function and clinical outcomes following higher-risk percutaneous coronary intervention with hemodynamic support, J Russo, D Doshi, D Karmpaliotis, M A. Parikh, Z A. Ali, J J. Popma, E M. Ohman, P S. Douglas, William W O'Neill, M B. Leon, J W. Moses, and A J. Kirtane

Therapy with Ivabradine Improves Sarcoplasmic Reticulum Calcium Uptake in Dogs with Chronic Heart Failure, Hani N. Sabbah and Ramesh C Gupta

Characterization of Kidney Function in a Canine Model of Cardiorenal Syndrome, Hani N. Sabbah, Ramesh C Gupta, and D Lanfear

Reduced Mitochondrial Aldehyde Dehydrogenase-2 Activity and Protein Levels in Left Ventricular Myocardium of Dogs with Heart Failure, Hani N. Sabbah, Ramesh C Gupta, and V Singh-Gupta

ELAMIPRETIDE REDUCES THE BURDEN FOR INDUCTION OF APOPTOSIS IN SKELETAL MUSCLE OF DOGS WITH CHRONIC HEART FAILURE, Hani N Sabbah, Ramesh C Gupta, Kefei Zhang, Jiang Xu, and Vinita Singh-Gupta

Galectin-3 Expression in the Left Ventricular Interstitium of Dogs with Chronic Heart Failure: Association with Interstitial Fibrosis., Hani N Sabbah, Vinita Singh-Gupta, and Ramesh C Gupta

Intravenous Infusion of the beta-3 Adrenergic Receptor Antagonist APD418 Improves Left Ventricular Systolic and Diastolic Function in Dogs with Heart Failure: A Single Dose, 6 Hours Study, Hani N. Sabbah, Kefei Zhang, and Jiang Xu

Acute Intravenous Infusion of the Beta-3 Adrenergic Receptor Antagonist APD418 Improves Left Ventricular Function in Dogs with Advanced Heart Failure: A Dose Escalation Study, Hani N. Sabbah, Kefei Zhang, Jiang Xu, Ramesh C Gupta, and J Adams

Favorable Waitlist Outcomes in Patients with Alcoholic Liver Disease in the MELD-Na ERA, M Safwan, Kelly Collins, D Moonka, Syed-Mohammed Jafri, Michael Rizzari, Atsushi Yoshida, Marwan S. Abouljoud, and Shunji Nagai

Validity and Reliability of the Quality of Life with a Left Ventricular Assist Device (QOLVAD) Questionnaire., K E. Sandau, C S. Lee, K M. Faulkner, P Eckman, R Garberich, B Pozehl, C Y. Jurgens, C E. Weaver, S Joseph, S A. Hall, S Carey, Jennifer A Cowger, S P. Chaudhry, S E. Schroeder, R O. Hoffman, D Feldman, G Conway, E Y. Birati, M Soni, J Marble, M S. Kunz, K M. Storey, and B A. Hoglund

Relationship of Spiritual Wellbeing and Depressive Symptoms for Patients with a Left-Ventricular Assist Device (LVAD)., K E. Sandau, C S. Lee, R Garberich, C E. Weaver, S Joseph, S A. Hall, S Carey, Jennifer A Cowger, S P. Chaudhry, S E. Schroeder, R O. Hoffman, D Feldman, G Conway, E Y. Birati, M Soni, J Marble, M S. Kunz, K M. Storey, K M. Faulkner, and P Eckman

Increased Risk of Stroke and Death in Ventricular Assist Device Patients Varies by ISHLT Infection Category: An INTERMACS Analysis., P Shah, S E. Birk, L B. Cooper, M A. Psotka, J K. Kirklin, S D. Barnett, S B. Katugaha, S Phillips, M M. Looby, F D. Pagani, and Jennifer A Cowger

GENOME-WIDE ASSOCIATION STUDY OF MORTALITY BENEFIT FROM BETA-BLOCKERS IN PATIENTS WITH HEART FAILURE WITH REDUCED EJECTION FRACTION, T Shugg, J Li, Ruicong She, Hongsheng Gui, Hani N Sabbah, L K. Williams, J A. Luzum, and David E Lanfear

Does Obesity Impact In-Hospital Outcomes After Transcatheter Mitral Valve Replacement? Insights From the National Inpatient Sample, K Sitammagari, V Dontaraju, B R. Dhanireddy, R Desai, D Kondamareddy, J Ninan, and Pedro Villablanca

HEMODYNAMIC EFFECTS OF SILDENAFIL ON RIGHT HEART FUNCTION IN LEFT VENTRICULAR DEVICES, R Solomon, C Obi, Shivani Sharma, Zachary R Smith, Nehal Gheewala, R Cabrera, David E Lanfear, D Jennings, and T Long

Gender and Spirituality Influence Patient Care Decisions after LVAD., M Soni, E Y. Birati, J Marble, P Eckman, R Garberich, C E. Weaver, S Joseph, S Hall, S Carey, Jennifer A Cowger, S P. Chaudhry, S E. Schroeder, R H. Iii, D Feldman, G Conway, C Lee, K M. Faulkner, M S. Kunz, K M. Storey, and K E. Sandau

Six-Month Outcomes from the Multicenter, Prospective Study with the Novel Pascal Transcatheter Valve Repair System for Patients with Mitral Regurgitation in the CLASP Study, K Spargias, S Kar, S Lim, R Kipperman, William O'Neill, M Ng, N Fam, C Raffel, J Webb, M Rinaldi, A Latib, G Cohen, R Smith, U Schaefer, and T Feldman

Short and Long-Term Adverse Events in Patients on Temporary Circulatory Support before LVAD: An IMACS Registry Analysis., V K. Ton, J A. Hernandez-Montfort, R Xie, B Meyns, T Nakatani, M Yanase, S Shaw, S Pettit, I Netuka, J Kirklin, D J. Goldstein, and Jennifer A Cowger

Brain-Heart Interaction After Stroke: Therapeutic Effects of Exosomes in Type 2 Diabetic Mice Subjected to Stroke, Poornima Venkat, C Cui, Jiang Xu, Alex Zacharek, Xiao-Ping Yang, Michael Chopp, Fengjie Wang, J L. Choot-Ward, and Jieli Chen

SEX-BASED DIFFERENCES IN OUTCOMES AFTER TRANSCATHETER REPAIR OF MITRAL REGURGITATION WITH THE MITRALCLIP SYSTEM, Pedro A Villablanca, S Vemulapalli, D D. Dai, Mathew Williams, Marvin H Eng, Cezar Staniloae, Dee Dee Wang, Prakriti Gaba, Matthew Finn, Martin Leon, William W O'Neill, and Binita Shah

A More Efficient Method of Patient Evaluation for TMVR: Planning for Best- and Worst-Case Position, C Ward, J Schrot, Marianne Rollet, Kati Kubiak, and Dee Dee Wang

BODY MASS INDEX, FITNESS, AND MORTALITY IN PATIENTS WITH DIABETES: EVALUATING THE FAT BUT FIT PARADOX IN THE FIT PROJECT COHORT, Seamus P Whelton, Paul A McAuley, Olusola A Orimoloye, Clinton A. Brawner, Jonathan K. Ehrman, Steven J. Keteyian, Mouaz H Al-Mallah, and Michael J Blaha

FITNESS AND 10-YEAR RISK OF MORTALITY AMONG ADULTS ≥70 YEARS OLD AT THE EXTREMES OF CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE RISK FACTOR BURDEN: THE FIT PROJECT, Seamus P Whelton, Paul A McAuley, Olusola A Orimoloye, Erin D Michos, Clinton A. Brawner, Jonathan K. Ehrman, Steven J. Keteyian, Mouaz H Al-Mallah, and Michael J Blaha

Outcomes of “Investment Procedures” in Chronic Total Occlusion Interventions, I Xenogiannis, Khaldoon Alaswad, J Khatri, J Choi, A Doing, F A. Jaffer, B Uretsky, O Krestyaninov, D Khelimskii, M Patel, E Mahmud, S Potluri, I Tsiafoutis, W Jaber, H Samady, B Jefferson, T Patel, M Megaly, E Vemmou, I Nikolakopoulos, B Rangan, P Morley, S Abdullah, S Garcia, S Banerjee, and E Brilakis

Retrograde Chronic Total Occlusion Percutaneous Coronary Interventions via Saphenous Vein Grafts, I Xenogiannis, F Gkargkoulas, D Karmpaliotis, O Krestyaninov, D Khelimskii, F A. Jaffer, J Khatri, D Kandzari, R M. Wyman, A Doing, C Toma, R Yeh, H Tamez, J Choi, W Jaber, H Samady, A Sheikh, S Potluri, M Patel, E Mahmud, B Elbaruni, I Tsiafoutis, B Jefferson, T Patel, B Uretsky, J W. Moses, N Lembo, M Parikh, A J. Kirtane, Z Ali, M Megaly, E Vemmou, I Nikolakopoulos, B Rangan, P Morley, B B. Dargham, S Abdullah, S Garcia, S Banerjee, E Brilakis, and Khaldoon Alaswad