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Publications

2003

Constriction vs. restriction: How to evaluate?

Garcia, M. J., Jan 1 2003, In : ACC Current Journal Review. 12, 4, p. 49-53 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

1 Scopus citations

Diagnóstico y guía terapéutica de la insuficiencia cardíaca diastólica

Translated title of the contribution: Diagnosis and therapeutic guidance of diastolic heart failureGarcía, M. J., Apr 1 2003, In : Revista Espanola de Cardiologia. 56, 4, p. 396-406 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Scopus citations

Effect of reconstruction parameters on cardiac CT angiography image quality

Greenberg, N. L., Johnson, P. C., Manning, M., Popovic, Z., Salazer, H. & Garcia, M. J., Dec 1 2003, In : Computers in Cardiology. 30, p. 757-760 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

1 Scopus citations

Improvement in diastolic intraventricular pressure gradients in patients with HOCM after ethanol septal reduction

Rovner, A., Smith, R., Greenberg, N. L., Tuzcu, E. M., Smedira, N., Lever, H. M., Thomas, J. D. & Garcia, M. J., Dec 2003, In : American Journal of Physiology - Heart and Circulatory Physiology. 285, 6 54-6, p. H2492-H2499

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

42 Scopus citations

Mutual information-based multimodality registration of cardiac ultrasound and SPECT images: A preliminary investigation

Walimbe, V., Zagrodsky, V., Raja, S., Jaber, W. A., DiFilippo, F. P., Garcia, M. J., Brunken, R. C., Thomas, J. D. & Shekhar, R., Dec 1 2003, In : International Journal of Cardiovascular Imaging. 19, 6, p. 483-494 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

23 Scopus citations

Relation of hemoglobin A1c to left ventricular relaxation in patients with type 1 diabetes mellitus and without overt heart disease

Shishehbor, M. H., Hoogwerf, B. J., Schoenhagen, P., Marso, S. P., Sun, J. P., Li, J., Klein, A. L., Thomas, J. D. & Garcia, M. J., Jun 15 2003, In : American Journal of Cardiology. 91, 12, p. 1514-1517 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

59 Scopus citations

Use of strain imaging in detecting segmental dysfunction in patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy

Yang, H., Sun, J. P., Lever, H. M., Popovic, Z. B., Drinko, J. K., Greenberg, N. L., Shiota, T., Thomas, J. D. & Garcia, M. J., Mar 1 2003, In : Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography. 16, 3, p. 233-239 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

96 Scopus citations
2002

Contrast and harmonic imaging improves accuracy and efficiency of novice readers for dobutamine stress echocardiography

Vlassak, I., Rubin, D. N., Odabashian, J. A., Garcia, M. J., King, L. M., Lin, S. S., Drinko, J. K., Morehead, A. J., Prior, D. L., Asher, C. R., Klein, A. L. & Thomas, J. D., Aug 2002, In : Echocardiography. 19, 6, p. 483-488 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

33 Scopus citations

Different estimates of cardiac power: Relationship to altered loading conditions

Firstenberg, M. S., Armstrong, G., Greenberg, N. L., Garcia, M. J. & Thomas, J. D., Dec 1 2002, In : Computers in Cardiology. 29, p. 713-716 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

Digital echocardiography 2002: Now is the time

Thomas, J. D., Greenberg, N. L. & Garcia, M. J., Aug 1 2002, In : Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography. 15, 8, p. 831-838 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

16 Scopus citations

Doppler-derived myocardial systolic strain rate is a strong index of left ventricular contractility

Greenberg, N. L., Firstenberg, M. S., Castro, P. L., Main, M., Travaglini, A., Odabashian, J. A., Drinko, J. K., Rodriguez, L. L., Thomas, J. D. & Garcia, M. J., Jan 1 2002, In : Circulation. 105, 1, p. 99-105 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

412 Scopus citations

Is Doppler tissue velocity during early left ventricular filling preload independent?

Yalçin, F., Kaftan, A., Muderrisoǧlu, H., Korkmaz, M. E., Flachskampf, F., Garcia, M. & Thomas, J. D., Apr 13 2002, In : Heart. 87, 4, p. 336-339 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

69 Scopus citations

Myectomy site thrombus formation: An underappreciated source of thromboembolism after septal myectomy

Seshadri, N., Novaro, G. M., Lever, H., White, R. D., Smedira, N., Grimm, R. A. & Garcia, M. J., Mar 1 2002, In : Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 123, 3, p. 562-564 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations

Prevalence of left ventricular diastolic dysfunction by Doppler echocardiography: Clinical application of the Canadian consensus guidelines

Yamada, H., Goh, P. P., Sun, J. P., Odabashian, J., Garcia, M. J., Thomas, J. D. & Klein, A. L., Oct 1 2002, In : Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography. 15, 10 II, p. 1238-1244 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

54 Scopus citations

Pulmonary venous flows reflect changes in left atrial hemodynamics during mitral balloon valvotomy

Yalçin, F., El-Amrousy, M., Müderrisoǧlu, H., Korkmaz, M., Flachskampf, F., Tuzcu, M., Garcia, M. G. & Thomas, J. D., Jan 1 2002, In : Angiology. 53, 3, p. 323-327 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations
2001

Automated assessment of noninvasive filling pressure using color doppler M-mode echocardography

Greenberg, N. L., Firstenberg, M. S., Cardon, L. A., Zuckerman, J., Levine, B. D., Garcia, M. J. & Thomas, J. D., Dec 1 2001, In : Computers in Cardiology. p. 601-604 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

4 Scopus citations

Automated quantification of mitral valve regurgitation based on normalized centerline velocity distribution

Deserranno, D., Greenberg, N. L., Thomas, J. D. & Garcia, M. J., Dec 1 2001, In : Computers in Cardiology. p. 9-12 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

Color M-mode Doppler flow propagation velocity in cardiac tamponade [1] (multiple letters)

Togni, M., Shabetai, R., Blanchard, D. & Garcia, M. J., Jan 27 2001, In : Journal of the American College of Cardiology. 37, 1, p. 328-329 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

2 Scopus citations

Comparison of MPEG-1 digital videotape with digitized sVHS videotape for quantitative echocardiographic measurements

Garcia, M. J., Thomas, J. D., Greenberg, N., Sandelski, J., Herrera, C., Mudd, C., Wicks, J., Spencer, K., Neumann, A., Sankpal, B. & Soble, J., Jan 1 2001, In : Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography. 14, 2, p. 114-121 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

16 Scopus citations

Comparison of new Doppler echocardiographic methods to differentiate constrictive pericardial heart disease and restrictive cardiomyopathy

Rajagopalan, N., Garcia, M. J., Rodriguez, L., Murray, R. D., Apperson-Hansen, C., Stugaard, M., Thomas, J. D. & Klein, A. L., Jan 1 2001, In : American Journal of Cardiology. 87, 1, p. 86-94 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

163 Scopus citations

Determinants of diastolic myocardial tissue Doppler velocities: Influences of relaxation and preload

Firstenberg, M. S., Greenberg, N. L., Main, M. L., Drinko, J. K., Odabashian, J. A., Thomas, J. D. & Garcia, M. J., Jan 1 2001, In : Journal of applied physiology. 90, 1, p. 299-307 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

133 Scopus citations

Effect of cardiac output on mitral valve area in patients with mitral stenosis: Validation and pitfalls of the pressure half-time method

Firstenberg, M. S., Prior, D. L., Greenberg, N. L., Wahi, S., Pasquet, A., Garcia, M. J. & Thomas, J. D., Feb 8 2001, In : Journal of Heart Valve Disease. 10, 1, p. 49-56 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Scopus citations

Estimation of diastolic intraventricular pressure gradients by Doppler M-mode echocardiography

Greenberg, N. L., Vandervoort, P. M., Firstenberg, M. S., Garcia, M. J. & Thomas, J. D., 2001, In : American Journal of Physiology - Heart and Circulatory Physiology. 280, 6 49-6, p. H2507-H2515

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

111 Scopus citations

Estimation of left ventricular operating stiffness from Doppler early filling deceleration time in humans

Garcia, M. J., Firstenberg, M. S., Greenberg, N. L., Smedira, N., Rodriguez, L., Prior, D. & Thomas, J. D., Feb 2001, In : American Journal of Physiology - Heart and Circulatory Physiology. 280, 2 49-2, p. H554-H561

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

72 Scopus citations

Interaliasing distance of the flow convergence surface for determining mitral regurgitant volume: A validation study in a chronic animal model

Sitges, M., Jones, M., Shiota, T., Prior, D. L., Qin, J. X., Tsujino, H., Bauer, F., Kim, Y. J., Deserranno, D., Greenberg, N. L., Cardon, L. A., Zetts, A. D., Garcia, M. J. & Thomas, J. D., Oct 10 2001, In : Journal of the American College of Cardiology. 38, 4, p. 1195-1202 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Scopus citations

Noninvasive assessment of mitral inertance: Clinical results with numerical model validation

Firstenberg, M. S., Greenberg, N. L., Smedira, N. G., McCarthy, P. M., Garcia, M. J. & Thomas, J. D., Dec 1 2001, In : Computers in Cardiology. p. 613-616 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

2 Scopus citations

Prediction of coronary artery disease in patients undergoing operations for mitral valve degeneration

Lin, S. S., Lauer, M. S., Asher, C. R., Cosgrove, D. M., Blackstone, E., Thomas, J. D. & Garcia, M. J., May 1 2001, In : Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 121, 5, p. 894-901 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

22 Scopus citations

Quantification of mitral valve regurgitation based on normalized velocity distribution

Deserranno, D., Greenberg, N. L., Thomas, J. D. & Garcia, M. J., Dec 1 2001, In : American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Bioengineering Division (Publication) BED. 50, p. 749-750 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

Relationship between early diastolic intraventricular pressure gradients, an index of elastic recoil, and improvements in systolic and diastolic function

Firstenberg, M. S., Smedira, N. G., Greenberg, N. L., Prior, D. L., McCarthy, P. M., Garcia, M. J. & Thomas, J. D., Sep 18 2001, In : Circulation. 104, SUPPL. 1, p. i330-i335

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

87 Scopus citations

Relationship between systolic and diastolic function with improvements in forward stroke volume following reduction in mitral regurgitation

Firstenberg, M. S., Greenberg, N. L., Smedira, N. G., McCarthy, P. M., Garcia, M. J. & Thomas, J. D., Dec 1 2001, In : Computers in Cardiology. p. 177-180 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

Respiratory variation of mitral and pulmonary venous Doppler flow velocities in constrictive pericarditis before and after pericardiectomy

Sun, J. P., Abdalla, I. A., Yang, X. S., Rajagopalan, N., Stewart, W. J., Garcia, M. J., Thomas, J. D. & Klein, A. L., Jan 1 2001, In : Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography. 14, 11, p. 1119-1126 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

21 Scopus citations

Right atrial spontaneous echo contrast and thrombi in atrial fibrillation: A transesophageal echocardiography study

Bashir, M., Asher, C. R., Garcia, M. J., Abdalla, I., Jasper, S. E., Murray, R. D., Grimm, R. A., Thomas, J. D. & Klein, A. L., Jan 2001, In : Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography. 14, 2, p. 122-127 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

24 Scopus citations

Space and time dependency of inertial and convective contribution to the transmitral pressure drop during ventricular filling (multiple letters) [4]

Tonti, G., Pedrizzetti, G., Trambaiolo, P., Salustri, A., Thomas, J. D., Firstenberg, M. S., Vandervoort, P. M., Greenberg, N. L., Smedira, N. G., McCarthy, P. M. & Garcia, M. J., Jan 1 2001, In : Journal of the American College of Cardiology. 38, 1, p. 290-291 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

11 Scopus citations
2000

Color M-mode Doppler flow propagation velocity is a preload insensitive index of left ventricular relaxation: Animal and human validation

Garcia, M. J., Smedira, N. G., Greenberg, N. L., Main, M., Firstenberg, M. S., Odabashian, J. & Thomas, J. D., Jan 1 2000, In : Journal of the American College of Cardiology. 35, 1, p. 201-208 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

299 Scopus citations

Comparison by real-time three-dimensional echocardiography of left ventricular geometry in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy versus secondary left ventricular hypertrophy

Yalçin, F., Shiota, T., Odabashian, J., Agler, D., Greenberg, N. L., Garcia, M. J., Lever, H. M. & Thomas, J. D., Apr 15 2000, In : American Journal of Cardiology. 85, 8, p. 1035-1038 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

25 Scopus citations

Diastolic dysfunction and heart failure: Causes and treatment options

Garcia, M. J., Oct 2000, In : Cleveland Clinic Journal of Medicine. 67, 10, p. 727-738 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

9 Scopus citations

Digital echocardiographic communication using multivendor networked DICOM devices

Greenberg, N. L., Castro, P. L., Firstenberg, M. S., Garcia, M. J. & Thomas, J. D., Dec 1 2000, In : Computers in Cardiology. p. 279-282 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

2 Scopus citations

Echocardiographic assessment of the mechanisms of correction of bileaflet prolapse causing mitral regurgitation with only posterior leaflet repair surgery

Cho, L., Gillinov, A. M., Cosgrove, D. M., Griffin, B. P. & Garcia, M. J., Dec 15 2000, In : American Journal of Cardiology. 86, 12, p. 1349-1351 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Scopus citations

Effect of scanline orientation on ventricular flow propagation: Assessment using high frame-rate color Doppler echocardiography

Greenberg, N. L., Castro, P. L., Drinko, J., Garcia, M. J. & Thomas, J. D., May 15 2000, In : Biomedical Sciences Instrumentation. 36, p. 203-208 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations

Improvement in right ventricular systolic function after surgical correction of isolated tricuspid regurgitation

Mukherjee, D., Nader, S., Olano, A., Garcia, M. J. & Griffin, B. P., Jul 2000, In : Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography. 13, 7, p. 650-654 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

29 Scopus citations

Internet-based transfer of cardiac ultrasound images

Firstenberg, M. S., Greenberg, N. L., Garcia, M. J., Morehead, A. J., Cardon, L. A., Klein, A. L. & Thomas, J. D., Jan 1 2000, In : Journal of Telemedicine and Telecare. 6, 3, p. 168-171 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Scopus citations

National use of the transesophageal echocardiographic-guided approach to cardioversion for patients in atrial fibrillation

Murray, R. D., Goodman, A. S., Lieber, E. A., Jasper, S. E., Grimm, R. A., Garcia, M. J., Miller, D. M. & Klein, A. L., Jan 15 2000, In : American Journal of Cardiology. 85, 2, p. 239-244 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

16 Scopus citations

Noninvasive estimation of transmitral pressure drop across the normal mitral valve in humans: Importance of convective and inertial forces during left ventricular filling

Firstenberg, M. S., Vandervoort, P. M., Greenberg, N. L., Smedira, N. G., McCarthy, P. M., Garcia, M. J. & Thomas, J. D., Nov 15 2000, In : Journal of the American College of Cardiology. 36, 6, p. 1942-1949 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

48 Scopus citations

Potential pitfalls of strain rate imaging: Angle dependency

Castro, P. L., Greenberg, N. L., Drinko, J., Garcia, M. J. & Thomas, J. D., May 15 2000, In : Biomedical Sciences Instrumentation. 36, p. 197-202 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

87 Scopus citations

Qualitative and quantitative effects of harmonic echocardiographic imaging on endocardial edge definition and side-lobe artifacts

Rubin, D. N., Yazbek, N., Garcia, M. J., Stewart, W. J. & Thomas, J. D., Jan 1 2000, In : Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography. 13, 11, p. 1012-1018 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

34 Scopus citations

Relationship of echocardiographic indices to pulmonary capillary wedge pressures in healthy volunteers

Firstenberg, M. S., Levine, B. D., Garcia, M. J., Greenberg, N. L., Cardon, L., Morehead, A. J., Zuckerman, J. & Thomas, J. D., Nov 1 2000, In : Journal of the American College of Cardiology. 36, 5, p. 1664-1669 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

205 Scopus citations

The echo-doppler evaluation of left ventricular diastolic function: A current perspective

Appleton, C. P., Firstenberg, M. S., Garcia, M. J. & Thomas, J. D., Jan 1 2000, In : Cardiology clinics. 18, 3, p. 513-546 34 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

136 Scopus citations

The effects of acute coronary occlusion on noninvasive echocardiographically derived systolic and diastolic myocardial strain rates

Firstenberg, M. S., Greenberg, N. L., Smedira, N. G., Castro, P., Thomas, J. D. & Garcia, M. J., Jan 1 2000, In : Current surgery. 57, 5, p. 466-472 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

16 Scopus citations

Transesophageal echocardiography assessment of severe ostial left main coronary stenosis

Firstenberg, M. S., Greenberg, N. L., Lin, S. S., Garcia, M. J., Alexander, L. A. & Thomas, J. D., Jul 2000, In : Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography. 13, 7, p. 696-698 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Scopus citations

Treatment of hypertension with perindopril reduces plasma atrial natriuretic peptide levels, left ventricular mass, and improves echocardiographic parameters of diastolic function

Yalçin, F., Aksoy, F. G., Muderrisoglu, H., Sabah, I., Garcia, M. J. & Thomas, J. D., Jan 1 2000, In : Clinical Cardiology. 23, 6, p. 437-441 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

23 Scopus citations