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Department of Internal Medicine

Quillen College of Medicine

Research/Scholarly Activities

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Scholarship in the Division of Cardiology

The Division of Cardiology is committed to research and scholarly activities. The faculty pursue a broad range of interests, with robust expertise in the area of congestive heart failure and its evaluation and treatment. Division members have been heavily involved in professional organizations dedicated to excellence in research and scholarship. Research interests within the division include:

SUMMARY OF SCHOLARLY ACTIVITIES

Division of Cardiology

July 2016 - June 2017

I. PUBLICATIONS
Journal Publications

1. Bhatheja S, Panchal HB, Barry N, Mukherjee D, Uretsky B, Paul TK. Valvular Performance and Aortic Regurgitation Following Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement Using Edwards valve versus CoreValve for Severe Aortic Stenosis: A Meta-analysis. Cardiovasc Revasc Med 2016 Jun;17(4):248-55. PMID 26948087.

2. Bhatheja S, Panchal HB, Ventura H, Paul TK. Obesity Cardiomyopathy: Pathophysiologic Factors and Nosologic Reevaluation. Am.J.Med.Sci. 2016 Aug;352(2):219-22. PMID 27524223

3. Bhattad VB, Bowman JN, Panchal HB Paul TK. High-Output Heart Failure Contributing to Recurrent Epistaxis Kiesselbach Area Syndrome in a Patient With Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia. J Investig Med High Impact Case 2017 Feb. 1;5(1):2324709617692833. PMID 2821642

4. Bhogal S, Ladia V, Sitwala P, Bajaj K, Ramu V, Paul TK. Broken Heart Syndrome in a Patient on Maintenance Hemodialysis. J Investig Med High Impact Case Rep. 2017 Jun 12;5(2):2324709617713512. PMID 28638839

5. Bhogal S, Ladia V, Sitwala P, Albalbissi K, Paul TK. Isolated Ventricular Noncompaction Cardiomyopathy Presenting as Recurrent Syncope. Case Rep Med. 2016;2016:3742171. PMID 28105050

6. Bossaer JB, Geraci SA, Chakraborty K. Cardiovascular Toxicity and Management of Targeted Cancer Therapy. Am.J.Med.Sci. 2016 May;351(5):535-43. PMID 271407715

7. Burchette JE, Campbell GD, Geraci SA. Preventing Hospitalizations From Acute Exacerbations of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. Am J Med Sci. 2017 Jan;353(1):31-40. PMID 28104101

8. Chaudhari D, Madani MA, Balbissi KA, Paul TK. Lupus Myocarditis Presenting as Life-threatening Overt Heart Failure: A Case Report with Review of Cardiovascular Manifestations of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus. J.La State Med.Soc. 2015 Sep;167(5):220-2. PMID 27159597

9. Downey SM, Geraci SA. Manuscript Development and Publishing: A 5-Step Approach. Am.J.Med.Sci. 2017 Feb;353(2):132-6. PMID 28183413

10. Floyd SR, Pierce DM, Geraci SA. Preventive and Primary Care for Lesbian, Gay and Bisexual Patients. Am.J.Med.Sci. 2016 Dec;352(6):637-43. PMID 27916220

11. Gangadharan V, Sivagnanam K, Murtaza G, Ponders M, Teixeira O, Paul TK. Anomalous Origin of the Left Coronary Artery From the Pulmonary Artery: An Uncommon Coronary Anomaly With Serious Implications in Adulthood. J.Investig.Med.High Impact.Case.Rep. 2017 Jan;5(1):2324709616684629. PMID 28210637

12. Geraci SA, Thigpen SC. A Review of Mentoring in Academic Medicine. Am.J.Med.Sci. 2017 Feb;353(2):151-7. PMID 28183416

13. Geraci SA, Thigpen SC. Tenure and the Faculty Physician. Am.J.Med.Sci. 2017 Feb;353(2):145-50. PMID 28183415

14. Geraci SA. Introduction. Am J Med Sci 2017 Feb;353(2):95. doi 10.1016/j.amjms.2016.12.020. PMID 28183426

15. Gonzalez-Estrada A, Geraci SA. Allergy Medications During Pregnancy. Am.J.Med.Sci. 2016 Sep;352(3):326-331. PMID 27650241

16. Gunter BR, Butler KA, Wallace RL, Smith SM, Harirforoosh S. Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug-induced cardiovascular adverse events: a meta-analysis. J.Clin.Pharm.Ther. 2017 Feb;42(1):27-38. PMID 28019014

17. Gyamlani G, Headley CM, Naseer A, Valaulikar GS, Geraci SA. Primary Aldosteronism: Diagnosis and Management. Am.J.Med.Sci. 2016 Oct;352(4):391-8. PMID 27776721

18. Karakattu, S.; Murtaza, G.; Dinesh, S.; Sivagnanam, K.; Schoondyke, J.; Paul, TK. Supersized Atheroma Causing Acquired Coarctation of Aorta Leading to Heart Failure. J Investig Med High Impact Case Rep. 1; 5(1):2324709616689477. eCollection 2017 Jan-Mar. PMID 28203578

 

19. Ladia V, Panchal HB, ONeil TJ, Sitwala P, Bhatheja S, Patel R, Ramu V, Mukherjee D, Mahmud E, Paul TK. Incidence of Renal Failure Requiring Hemodialysis Following Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement. Am.J.Med.Sci. 2016 Sep;352(3):306-13. PMID 27650237

20. Mamudu HM, Paul TK, Wang L, Veeranki SP, Panchal HB, Alamian A, Sarnosky K, Budoff M. The effects of multiple coronary artery disease risk factors on subclinical atherosclerosis in a rural population in the United States. Prev.Med. 2016 Jul;88:140-6. PMID 27090918

21. Mamudu HM, Paul TK, Wang L, Veeranki SP, Panchal HB, Alamian A, Budoff M. Association Between Multiple Modifiable Risk Factors of Cardiovascular Disease and Hypertension among Asymptomatic Patients in Central Appalachia. South Med J. 2017 Feb; 110(2)90-96) PMID 28158877

22. Murtaza G, Rahman ZU, Sitwala P, Ladia V, Barad B, Albalbissi K, Paul TK, Ramu V. Case of Acute ST Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction in Infective Endocarditis-Management with Intra Coronary Stenting. Clin.Pract. 2017 Jun 7;7(3):950. PMID 28626545

23. Panchal HB, Daggubati R, Zhao D, Rao SV, Paul T. Polymer-Free Drug-Coated Coronary Stents in Patients with Stable Coronary Artery Disease at High Bleeding Risk. Curr.Cardiol.Rep. 2017 Feb;19(2):12. PMID 28185168

24. Panchal HB, Veeranki SP, Bhatheja S, Barry N, Mahmud E, Budoff M, Lavine SJ, Mamudu HM, Paul TK. Fractional flow reserve using computed tomography for assessing coronary artery disease: a meta-analysis. J.Cardiovasc.Med.(Hagerstown.) 2016 Sep;17(9):694-700. PMID 27472038

25. Rahman ZU, Murtaza G, Pourmorteza M, El Minaoui WK, Sethi P, Mamdouhi P, Paul TK. Cardiac Arrest as a Consequence of Air Embolism: A Case Report and Literature Review. Case.Rep.Med. 2016;2016:8236845. PMID 28003829

26. Rahman ZU, Sethi P, Murtaza G, Virk HUH, Rai A, Mahmod M, Schoondyke J, Albalbissi K. Feature tracking cardiac magnetic resonance imaging: A review of a novel non-invasive cardiac imaging technique. World J.Cardiol. 2017 Apr 26;9(4):312-9. PMID 28515849

27. Sethi P, Murtaza G, Rahman Z, Zaidi S, Helton T, Paul TK. Valvular Hemolysis Masquerading as Prosthetic Valve Stenosis. Cureus. 2017 Apr 8;9(4):e1143. PMID 28491484

28. Sethi P, Murtaza G, Sharma A, Paul TK. ST Segment Elevation with Normal Coronaries. Case.Rep.Med. 2016;2016:3132654. PMID 27403165

29. Sethi P, Panchal H, Rahman Z, Forrest T, Paul TK. Breathless; at the point of a sword: a case report. N Am J Med Sci 2016; 8 (1): 61-64. PMID: 27011949.

30. Sethi P, Panchal H, Veeranki SP, Mamudu H, Rahman, Z, Paul TK. Diagnostic value of non-invasive computed tomography perfusion imaging for assessing hemodynamically significant native coronary artery lesion: A meta-analysis. Am J Med Sci. 2017 Sep;354(3):291-298. doi: 10.1016/j.amjms.2017.03.016. Epub 2017 Mar 12. Review. PMID: 28918837

31. Singh B, Treece JM, Murtaza G, Bhatheja S, Lavine SJ, Paul TK. Aortic Dissection in a Healthy Male Athlete: A Unique Case with Comprehensive Literature Review. Case.Rep.Cardiol. 2016;2016:6460386. PMID 27738530

32. Thigpen SC, Geraci SA. Cancer Screening 2016. Am.J.Med.Sci. 2016 Nov;352(5):493-501.PMID 27865297

33. Treece J. Chemchirian H, Hamilton N, Jbara M, Gangadharan V, Paul TK, Baumrucker SJ. A Review of Prognostic Tools in Heart Failure. Am J Hosp Palliat Care 2017 Jan 1. PMID 28554221

II. PUBLISHED PAPERS, ABSTRACTS AND/OR POSTER PRESENTATIONS

1. Bhatheja S, Panchal HB, Barry N, Rahman, Z, Ramu V, Paul TK. Measurement of lumen dimensions in non-stented and stented coronary arteries: A meta-analysis of frequency domain optical coherence tomography versus intravascular ultrasound. Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes 2015;8:A367

2. Bhatheja S, Panchal HB, Rahman Z, Barry N, Ramu V, Paul TK. Post-procedural new onset atrial fibrillation in patients undergoing transcatheter aortic valve implantation versus surgical aortic valve replacement for severe aortic stenosis: A meta-analysis. Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes 2015;8:A153

3. Bhatheja S, Singh B, Panchal HB, Paul TK. Comparison of mortality and major adverse cardiovascular events in saphenous vein graft intervention with embolic protection device versus without embolic protection device: A Meta-Analysis. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv April 2016, 87(Suppl S2):S28, A-018).

4. Bhogal S, Josan E, Ladia V, Sitwala P, Paul TK. Broken heart syndrome in a patient with maintenance hemodialysis. J Investig Med 2017,65:393-659, page 428.

5. Bhogal S, Panchal H, Merrick D, Paul TK. An unusual case of intramural hematoma following percutaneous coronary intervention. J Am Coll Cardiol March 2017;69(11):2423; DOI: 10.1016/S0735-1097(17)35812-6.

6. Bhogal S, Panchal H, Merrick D, Paul TK. An unusual case of intramural hematoma following percutaneous coronary intervention. J Investig Med 2017,65:393-659, page 428.

7. Bhogal S, Sitwala P, Ladia V, Merrick D, Ramu V. A Rare Case of Rupture of Sinus of Valsalva Into Right Atrium Journal of the American College of Cardiology 69(11):2422 March 2017 DOI: 10.1016/S0735-1097(17)35811-4

8. Murtaza G, Gangadharan V, Sivagnanam K, Ponder M, Teixeira H, Paul TK. Anomalous origin of the left coronary artery from pulmonary artery. J Investig Med 2017,65:393-659, page 435.

9. Murtaza G, Jbara M, Bentley N, Paul TK. In-transit right ventricular thrombus: A sign of impending doom. J Investig Med 2017,65:393-659, page 430.

10. Murtaza G, Karakattu S, Sharma D, Sivagnanam K, Schoondyke, Paul TK. Acquired coarctation of aorta leading to heart failure. J Investig Med 2017,65:393-659, page 407.

11. Panchal HB, Barry N, Bhatheja S, Ramu V, Paul TK, Lavine SJ. Requirement of permanent pacemaker placement and incidence of left bundle branch block in patients undergoing transcatheter aortic valve implantation: A meta-analysis of Edwards SAPIEN valve versus Medtronic CoreValve. J Am Coll Cardiol 2015;65(10S):A1933

12. Panchal HB, Bhatheja S, Paul TK. Not all thrombotic appearing lesions are really thrombotic. J Invasive Cardiol 2016;28(9):C3-22, E-82-E119.

13. Panchal HB, Bhatheja, Paul TK. Not all thrombotic appearing lesions are really thrombotic. Complex Cardiovascular Catheter Therapeutics (C3) International Global Summit. June 2016. Orlando, FL.

14. Panchal HB, Bhattad V, Murtaza G, Bhatheja S, Paul TK. Mortality and Major Adverse Cardiovascular Events of Polymer Free versus Polymer Based Drug Eluting Stents: A Meta-Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials. Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutic (TCT) Scientific Conference, Washington DC 2016.

15. Panchal HB, Bhattad V, Murtaza G, Bhatheja S, Paul TK. Mortality and Major Adverse Cardiovascular Events of Polymer Free versus Polymer Based Drug Eluting Stents: A Meta-Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials. J Am Coll Cardiol 2016; 68(18S):B192.

16. Panchal HB, Zheng S, Abusara A, Mogusu E, Paul TK. National Trend in Hospitalization Cost for In-patient Single Vessel Percutaneous Coronary Intervention in Patients with and without Diabetes Mellitus in the United States: An Analysis from Nationwide Inpatient Sample from 2006-2011. Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutic (TCT) Scientific Conference, Washington DC 2016.

17. Panchal HB, Zheng S, Abusara A, Mogusu E, Paul TK. National Trend in Hospitalization Cost for In-patient Single Vessel Percutaneous Coronary Intervention in Patients with and without Diabetes Mellitus in the United States: An Analysis from Nationwide Inpatient Sample from 2006-2011. J Am Coll Cardiol 2016; 68(18S):B111.

18. Patel A, Panchal H, Zheng S, Abusara A, Mogusu E, Paul TK. National Trend in Total Charges for Multivessel Percutaneous Coronary Intervention in Patients with Diabetes Mellitus in the United States: Nationwide Inpatient Sample from 2006 to 201. American College of Cardiology Scientific Session, Washington DC, March 2017.

19. Patel A, Panchal H, Zheng S, Abusara A, Mogusu E, Paul TK. National Trend in Total Charges for Multivessel Percutaneous Coronary Intervention in Patients with Diabetes Mellitus in the United States: Nationwide Inpatient Sample from 2006 to 2010. J Am Coll Cardiol March 2017;69(11):1150.

20. Pourmorteza M, Murtaza G, Mamdouhi P, Rahman Z, Paul TK. Cardiac arrest as a consequence of air embolism status post CT guided lung biopsy. J Investig Med 2016, 64(3) 823.

21. Sethi P, Bhogal S, Taha Y, Papireddy M, Ramu V, Paul TK. A Rare Cause Of Syncope Journal of the American College of Cardiology 69(11):2313 March 2017 DOI: 10.1016/S0735-1097(17)35702-9

22. Sethi P, Bhogal S, Taha Y, Papireddy M, Ramu V, Paul TK. Deglutition- a rare cause of syncope. American College of Cardiology Scientific Session, Washington DC, March 2017.

23. Sethi P, Bhogal S, Taha Y, Papireddy M, Ramu V, Paul TK. Deglutition- a rare cause of syncope. J Am Coll Cardiol March 2017;69(11):2313; DOI:10.1016/S0735-1097(17)35702-9.

24. Sethi P, Murtaza G, Khalid M, Paul TK. A rapidly progressing native coronary artery to an aneurysm due to distal coronary to ventricular fistula- causing anginal chest pain. BJMMR 2017;9(10):1-4.

25. Sethi P, Paul TK, Helton T. Valvular hemolysis masquerading as prosthetic valve stenosis. American College of Cardiology TN Chapter Meetings 2016, Nashville.

26. Singh B, Treece J, Bhatheja S, Sivagnanam M, Lavine S, Paul TK. Anabolic steroid induced aortic dissection in an otherwise healthy young male. Appalachian Student Research Forum 2016. This abstract awarded recognition by AGA

27. Treece J, Jbara M, Bhattad V, Sivagnanam K, Paul TK. Causes and prevention of hospital readmissions secondary to myocardial infarction: Trends and recommendations. Appalachian Student Research Forum, Johnson City, April 11-12, 2017.

28. Ugoeke N, Panchal H, Taha Y, Paul TK. In-hospital Mortality in Percutaneous Coronary Stenting of Bifurcation versus Non-Bifurcation Lesions in Acute ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction. American College of Cardiology Scientific Session, Washington DC, March 2017.

29. Ugoeke N, Panchal H, Taha Y, Paul TK. In-hospital Mortality in Percutaneous Coronary Stenting of Bifurcation versus Non-Bifurcation Lesions in Acute ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction. J Am Coll Cardiol 2017;69(11):1144; DOI:10.1016/S0735-1097(17)34533-3.

30. Zaidi S, Al Madani M, El -Khoury G, Khraisha O, Murtaza G, Paul TK. Methadone and prolonged QT syndrome. Southern Society for Clinical Investigation, Southern Regional Meeting, New Orleans 2017.

31. Zaidi S, Al Madani M, El -Khoury G, Khraisha O, Murtaza G, Paul TK. Methadone and prolonged QT syndrome. J Investig Med 2017, 65:393-659, page 431.

32. Zaidi S, Khan A, Panchal H, Paul TK. Ultrasound assisted thrombolysis versus catheter directed thrombolysis: A meta-analysis. American Heart Association/Atherosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology, Minneapolis, May 2017.

33. Zaidi S, Khan A, Panchal H, Paul TK. Ultrasound assisted thrombolysis versus catheter directed thrombolysis: A meta-analysis. Atherosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology Scientific Sessions May 2017, abstract 523, page 247.

III. EDITORIALS, WEB PAGES, LETTERS, WHITE PAPERS, Other (Non-Peer-Reviewed)

1. Geraci SA, McGowan KR. Point-Counterpoint: Pass/fail grading is superior to letter or numerical grading for medical students. Academic Internal Medicine Insight. 2017;15(2), in press.

2. Geraci SA. Guest Editor’s Symposium Introduction: Medical Education and Educators. Am J Med Sci. 2017 Feb;353(2):95. PMID 28183426.

3. Geraci SA. Clinician Educators: Southern Society for Clinical Investigation web site www.ssciweb.org/clinician-educators-php. Uploaded Aug 2016.

4. Geraci SA. Medical Grand Rounds: Cornerstone or Fossil? Opinion and Commentary. Academic Internal Medicine Insight. 2016;14(1):15-16.

IV. INVITED PRESENTATIONS

1. Paul TK. A rare case of large coronary perforation post stenting without any hemodynamic compromise. Cardiovascular Innovation Conference, August 2017, Denver, CO.

2. Paul TK. Saphenous vein graft intervention- how to optimize results? Complex Cardiovascular Catheter Therapeutics (C3), June 2017, Orlando, FL

3. Paul TK. Role of embolic protection device in saphenous vein graft PCI, is it time to revisit guidelines? Cardiovascular Research Technologies, February 2017, Washington DC.

4. Paul TK. Basics of research, methodology and types of analysis. Cardiology Grand Round, BSM Post Graduate Medical University, Dhaka, Bangladesh, December 2016.

5. Paul TK. Introduction to research, writing manuscript and journal submission. Cardiology CME Conference, National Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases, Dhaka, Bangladesh, January 2017.

6. Paul TK. Coronary dissections with no flow in left coronary system- how to tackle? Complex Cardiovascular Catheter Therapeutics (C3), June 2016, Orlando, FL

VIII. EXTRAMUAL FUNDING

Grant # EAIN-4411 Co-Lead Investigator: Timir Paul, MD, Ph.D. 06/2017-05/2019
Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI)
Project: Developing a research hypothesis to prevent and control cardiovascular diseases in central Appalachia

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