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Knobloch G, Sweetman S, Bartels C et al. Inter- and intra-observer repeatability of aortic annulus measurements on screening CT for transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR): Implications for appropriate device sizing. European journal of radiology 2018;105:209-215.

Schmidt KMT, Nan J, Scantlebury DC, Aggarwal NR. Stable Ischemic Heart Disease in Women. Current treatment options in cardiovascular medicine 2018;20:72.


Ramratnam M, Kenny B, Kyle JW et al. Transgenic overexpression of the SUR2A-55 splice variant in mouse heart reduces infract size and promotes protective mitochondrial function. Heliyon 2018;4:e00677.

Hu RM, Tester DJ, Li R et al. Mexiletine rescues a mixed biophysical phenotype of the cardiac sodium channel arising from the SCN5A mutation, N406K, found in LQT3 patients. Channels (Austin, Tex) 2018.

El Khoudary SR, Ceponiene I, Samargandy S et al. HDL (High-Density Lipoprotein) Metrics and Atherosclerotic Risk in Women: Do Menopause Characteristics Matter? MESA. Arteriosclerosis, thrombosis, and vascular biology 2018.

Steffel CN, Brown R, Korcarz CE et al. Influence of Ultrasound System and Gain on Grayscale Median Values. Journal of ultrasound in medicine : official journal of the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine 2018.

Haggart RC, Bartels CM, Smith MA, Johnson HM. Sociodemographics and hypertension control among young adults with incident hypertension: a multidisciplinary group practice observational study. Journal of hypertension 2018.


Bartels CM, Ramly E, Johnson HM et al. Connecting Rheumatology Patients to Primary Care for High Blood Pressure: Specialty clinic protocol improves follow-up and population blood pressures. Arthritis care & research 2018.

Bartels CM, Johnson H, Alcaraz Voelker K et al. Frequency and Predictors of Communication About High Blood Pressure in Rheumatoid Arthritis Visits. Journal of clinical rheumatology : practical reports on rheumatic & musculoskeletal diseases 2018;24:210-217.

Mitchell C, Korcarz CE, Gepner AD et al. Ultrasound carotid plaque features, cardiovascular disease risk factors and events: The Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis. Atherosclerosis 2018.

Telila T, Mohamed E, Jacobson KM. Endovascular Therapy for Rheumatic Mitral and Aortic Valve Disease: Review Article. Current treatment options in cardiovascular medicine 2018;20:59.


McDermott MM, Peterson CA, Sufit R et al. Peripheral artery disease, calf skeletal muscle mitochondrial DNA copy number, and functional performance. Vascular medicine (London, England) 2018:1358863x18765667.

Barton GP, Vildberg L, Goss K, Aggarwal N, Eldridge M, McMillan AB. Simultaneous determination of dynamic cardiac metabolism and function using PET/MRI. Journal of nuclear cardiology : official publication of the American Society of Nuclear Cardiology 2018.

Bell EJ, Decker PA, Tsai MY et al. Hepatocyte growth factor is associated with progression of atherosclerosis: The Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA). Atherosclerosis 2018;272:162-167.

Betthauser TJ, Cody KA, Zammit MD et al. In vivo characterization and quantification of neurofibrillary tau PET radioligand [(18)F]MK-6240 in humans from Alzheimer's disease dementia to young controls. Journal of nuclear medicine : official publication, Society of Nuclear Medicine 2018.

Hall AR, Anderson CL, Smith JL et al. Visualizing Mutation-Specific Differences in the Trafficking-Deficient Phenotype of Kv11.1 Proteins Linked to Long QT Syndrome Type 2. Frontiers in physiology 2018;9:584.

Lao PJ, Handen BL, Betthauser TJ et al. Imaging neurodegeneration in Down syndrome: brain templates for amyloid burden and tissue segmentation. Brain imaging and behavior 2018.

Mitchell C, Piper ME, Korcarz CE et al. Echogenicity of the carotid arterial wall in active smokers. Journal of diagnostic medical sonography : JDMS 2018;34:161-168.

Ramly E, Stroik B, Lauver DR et al. Assessing Unwanted Variations in Rheumatology Clinic Previsit Rooming. Journal of clinical rheumatology : practical reports on rheumatic & musculoskeletal diseases 2018.

Smith JL, Tester DJ, Hall AR et al. Functional Invalidation of Putative Sudden Infant Death Syndrome-Associated Variants in the KCNH2-Encoded Kv11.1 Channel. Circulation Arrhythmia and electrophysiology 2018;11:e005859.

Aggarwal NR. Optimizing radionuclide protocols: Dotting our I's and crossing our T's. Journal of nuclear cardiology : official publication of the American Society of Nuclear Cardiology 2018.

Beveridge LA, Khan F, Struthers AD et al. Effect of Vitamin D Supplementation on Markers of Vascular Function: A Systematic Review and Individual Participant Meta-Analysis. Journal of the American Heart Association 2018;7.


Raval AN, Cook TD, Duckers HJ et al. The CardiAMP Heart Failure trial: A randomized controlled pivotal trial of high-dose autologous bone marrow mononuclear cells using the CardiAMP cell therapy system in patients with post-myocardial infarction heart failure: Trial rationale and study design. American heart journal 2018;201:141-148.

Mitchell CC, Korcarz CE, Tattersall MC et al. Carotid artery ultrasound texture, cardiovascular risk factors, and subclinical arterial disease: the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA). The British journal of radiology 2018;91:20170637.

Wright PT, Bhogal NK, Diakonov I et al. Cardiomyocyte Membrane Structure and cAMP Compartmentation Produce Anatomical Variation in beta2AR-cAMP Responsiveness in Murine Hearts. Cell reports 2018;23:459-469.

Wagner MG, Hatt CR, Dunkerley DAP, Bodart LE, Raval AN, Speidel MA. A dynamic model based approach to motion and deformation tracking of prosthetic valves from biplane x-ray images. Medical physics 2018.

Field ME, Donateo P, Bottoni N et al. P-Wave Amplitude and PR Changes in Patients With Inappropriate Sinus Tachycardia: Findings Supportive of a Central Mechanism. Journal of the American Heart Association 2018;7.

Chaddha A, Smith MA, Palta M, Johnson HM. Hypertension control after an initial cardiac event among Medicare patients with diabetes mellitus: A multidisciplinary group practice observational study. Journal of clinical hypertension (Greenwich, Conn) 2018.


Catino AB, Hubbard RA, Chirinos JA et al. Longitudinal Assessment of Vascular Function With Sunitinib in Patients With Metastatic Renal Cell Carcinoma. Circulation Heart failure 2018;11:e004408.

Aggarwal NR, Bond RM, Mieres JH. The role of imaging in women with ischemic heart disease. Clinical cardiology 2018.

Aroner SA, Koch M, Mukamal KJ et al. High-Density Lipoprotein Subspecies Defined by Apolipoprotein C-III and Subclinical Atherosclerosis Measures: MESA (The Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis). Journal of the American Heart Association 2018;7.


Aggarwal, N. R., Patel, H. N., Mehta, L. S., Sanghani, R. M., Lundberg, G. P., Lewis, S. J., . . . Mieres, J. H. (2018). Sex Differences in Ischemic Heart Disease: Advances, Obstacles, and Next Steps. Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes, 11(2), e004437. doi:10.1161/circoutcomes.117.004437

Addetia, K., Maffessanti, F., Muraru, D., Singh, A., Surkova, E., Mor-Avi, V., . . . Lang, R. M. (2018). Morphologic Analysis of the Normal Right Ventricle Using Three-Dimensional Echocardiography-Derived Curvature Indices. J Am Soc Echocardiogr. doi:10.1016/j.echo.2017.12.009

Field ME, Laffin JJ, Langberg JJ, Von Bergen NH. Isolated Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome in identical twins. HeartRhythm case reports 2018;4:138-140.

Woon, M. T., Long, P. A., Reilly, L., Evans, J. M., Keefe, A. M., Lea, M. R., . . . Kamp, T. J. (2018). Pediatric Dilated Cardiomyopathy-Associated LRRC10 (Leucine-Rich Repeat-Containing 10) Variant Reveals LRRC10 as an Auxiliary Subunit of Cardiac L-Type Ca(2+) Channels. J Am Heart Assoc, 7(3). doi:10.1161/jaha.117.006428

Elion, R. A., Althoff, K. N., Zhang, J., Moore, R. D., Gange, S. J., Kitahata, M. M., . . . Palella, F. J., Jr. (2018). Recent abacavir use increases risk for Types 1 and 2 myocardial infarctions among adults with HIV. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. doi:10.1097/qai.0000000000001642

Afzal, M. R., Daoud, E. G., Cunnane, R., Mulpuru, S. K., Koay, A., Hussain, A., . . . Augostini, R. S. (2018). Techniques for Successful Early Retrieval of the Micra Transcatheter Pacing System: A Worldwide Experience. Heart Rhythm. doi:10.1016/j.hrthm.2018.02.008

Sutton, R., Deharo, J. C., Brignole, M., & Hamdan, M. H. (2018). Emerging concepts in diagnosis and treatment of syncope by pacing. Trends Cardiovasc Med. doi:10.1016/j.tcm.2018.01.009

Lewandowski, D. E., Pierce, D., Barnett, A., Sampene, E., Safdar, N., Field, M. E., & Wright, J. M. (2018). Impact of antibiotic prophylaxis on catheter-associated urinary tract infections during atrial fibrillation ablation. J Interv Card Electrophysiol. doi:10.1007/s10840-018-0325-3

Walsh, K. E., Baneck, T., Page, R. L., Brignole, M., & Hamdan, M. H. (2018). Psychogenic pseudo-syncope: Not always a diagnosis of exclusion. Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. doi:10.1111/pace.13316


Ciske, B. R., Speidel, M. A., & Raval, A. N. (2018). Improving the cardiac cath-lab interventional imaging eco-system. Transl Pediatr, 7(1), 1-4. doi:10.21037/tp.2017.09.03

Kalscheur, M. M., Kipp, R. T., Tattersall, M. C., Mei, C., Buhr, K. A., DeMets, D. L., . . . Page, C. D. (2018). Machine Learning Algorithm Predicts Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy Outcomes: Lessons From the COMPANION Trial. Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol, 11(1), e005499. doi:10.1161/circep.117.005499

Mitchell, C. C., Korcarz, C. E., Tattersall, M. C., Gepner, A. D., Young, R. L., Post, W. S., . . . Stein, J. H. (2018). Carotid artery ultrasound texture, cardiovascular risk factors, and subclinical arterial disease: the multi-ethnic study of atherosclerosis (MESA). Br J Radiol. doi:10.1259/bjr.20170637

Steffen, B. T., Guan, W., Stein, J. H., Tattersall, M. C., Kaufman, J. D., Sandfort, V., . . . Tsai, M. Y. (2018). Plasma n-3 and n-6 Fatty Acids Are Differentially Related to Carotid Plaque and Its Progression: MESA (the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis). Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. doi:10.1161/atvbaha.117.310366

Vaidyanathan, R., Van Ert, H., Haq, K. T., Morotti, S., Esch, S., McCune, E. C., . . . Eckhardt, L. L. (2018). Inward Rectifier Potassium Channels (Kir2.x) and Caveolin-3 Domain-Specific Interaction: Implications for Purkinje Cell-Dependent Ventricular Arrhythmias. Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol, 11(1), e005800. doi:10.1161/circep.117.005800