Raul Emilio Espinosa, MD

  • 1955 Citations
  • 23 Scopus h-Index
1962 …2019

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Research Output

  • 1955 Citations
  • 23 Scopus h-Index
  • 59 Article
  • 2 Review article
  • 1 Comment/debate
2019

Efficacy and Safety of Transvenous Lead Extraction in the Device Laboratory and Operating Room Guided by a Novel Risk Stratification Scheme

Kancharla, K., Acker, N. G., Li, Z., Samineni, S., Cai, C., Espinosa, R. E., Osborn, M., Mulpuru, S., Asirvatham, S. J., Friedman, P. A. & Cha, Y-M., Feb 1 2019, In : JACC: Clinical Electrophysiology. 5, 2, p. 174-182 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Scopus citations

Pre- and post-pericardiocentesis echo-Doppler features of effusive-constrictive pericarditis compared with cardiac tamponade and constrictive pericarditis

Miranda, W. R., Newman, D. B., Sinak, L. J., Espinosa, R. E., Anavekar, N. S., Goel, K. & Oh, J. K., Mar 1 2019, In : European heart journal cardiovascular Imaging. 20, 3, p. 298-306 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
2 Scopus citations
2018

Effect of ventricular pacing lead position on tricuspid regurgitation: A randomized prospective trial

Schleifer, J. W., Pislaru, S. V., Lin, G. D., Powell, B. D., Espinosa, R. E., Koestler, C., Thome, T., Polk, L., Li, Z., Asirvatham, S. J. & Cha, Y-M., Jul 1 2018, In : Heart Rhythm. 15, 7, p. 1009-1016 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations

Erratum to "Selecting the right defibrillator in the younger patient: Transvenous, epicardial or subcutaneous?" [Int. J. Cardiol. 250 (2018) 133-138]

Bogush, N., Espinosa, R. E., Cannon, B. C., Wackel, P. L., Okamura, H., Friedman, P. A. & McLeod, C. J., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : International Journal of Cardiology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Outcomes of cardiac resynchronization therapy using left ventricular quadripolar leads

Yang, M., Li, X., Liang, J., Asirvatham, S. J., Espinosa, R. E., Li, Y., Friedman, P. A. & Cha, Y-M., Aug 1 2018, In : PACE - Pacing and Clinical Electrophysiology. 41, 8, p. 912-919 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations

Outcomes of video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery for transvenous lead extraction

Dai, M., Joyce, D. L., Blackmon, S., Friedman, M. P. H. P. A., Espinosa, R. E., Osborn, M. J., Huang, C. & Cha, Y-M., Jul 1 2018, In : Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology. 29, 7, p. 1032-1037 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Selecting the right defibrillator in the younger patient: Transvenous, epicardial or subcutaneous?

Bogush, N., Espinosa, R. E., Cannon, B. C., Wackel, P. L., Okamura, H., Friedman, P. A. & McLeod, C. J., Jan 1 2018, In : International Journal of Cardiology. 250, p. 133-138 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Scopus citations

Stroke in patients with cardiovascular implantable electronic device infection undergoing transvenous lead removal

Lee, J. Z., Agasthi, P., Pasha, A. K., Tarin, C., Tseng, A. S., Diehl, N. N., Hodge, D. O., DeSimone, C. V., Killu, A. M., Brady, P. A., Kancharla, K., Kusumoto, F. M., Srivathsan, K., Osborn, M. J., Espinosa, R. E., Rea, R. F., Madhavan, M., McLeod, C. J., Shen, W. K., Cha, Y-M. & 3 others, Friedman, P. A., Asirvatham, S. J. & Mulpuru, S., Nov 1 2018, In : Heart Rhythm. 15, 11, p. 1593-1600 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations
2017

Effusive-Constrictive Pericarditis After Pericardiocentesis. Incidence, Associated Findings, and Natural History

Kim, K. H., Miranda, W. R., Sinak, L. J., Syed, F. F., Melduni, R., Espinosa, R. E., Kane, G. M. & Oh, J. K., 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : JACC: Cardiovascular Imaging.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

12 Scopus citations

Impacts of a care process model and inpatient electrophysiology service on cardiovascular implantable electronic device infections: a preliminary evaluation

Tan, E. M., Nagpal, A., DeSimone, D. C., Anderson, B., Linderbaum, J., de Ziel, T., Li, Z., Sohail, M. R., Cha, Y-M., Loomis, E., Espinosa, R. E., Friedman, P. A., Greason, K., Schiller, H., Virk, A., Wilson, W. R., Steckelberg, J. M. & Baddour, L. M., Aug 26 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Interventional Cardiac Electrophysiology. p. 1-8 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

Right ventricular pacemaker lead position is associated with differences in long-term outcomes and complications

Witt, C. M., Lenz, C. J., Shih, H. H., Ebrille, E., Rosenbaum, A. N., van Zyl, M., Aung, H., Manocha, K. K., Deshmukh, A. J., Hodge, D. O., Mulpuru, S., Cha, Y-M., Espinosa, R. E., Asirvatham, S. J. & Mcleod, C. J., 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Scopus citations
2016

Entrapment of a Pacing Lead within a Chiari Network: Utility of Intracardiac Echo and a Laser Sheath

Aung, H., Espinosa, R. E., Powell, B. D. & Mcleod, C. J., Jun 1 2016, In : PACE - Pacing and Clinical Electrophysiology. 39, 6, p. 620-622 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

Erratum: Outcomes and complications of lead removal: Can we establish a risk stratification schema for a collaborative and effective approach? (PACE - Pacing and Clinical Electrophysiology (2015) 38 (1439-1447))

Fu, H. X., Huang, X. M., Zhong, L., Osborn, M. J., Asirvatham, S. J., Espinosa, R. E., Brady, P. A., Lee, H. C., Greason, K. L., Baddour, L. M., Sohail, M. R., Acker, N. G., Hodge, D. O., Friedman, P. A. & Cha, Y-M., Feb 1 2016, In : PACE - Pacing and Clinical Electrophysiology. 39, 2, p. 205 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Right atrial lead fixation type and lead position are associated with significant variation in complications

Witt, C. M., Lenz, C. J., Shih, H. H., Ebrille, E., Rosenbaum, A. N., Aung, H., van Zyl, M., Manocha, K. K., Deshmukh, A. J., Hodge, D. O., Mulpuru, S., Cha, Y-M., Espinosa, R. E., Asirvatham, S. J. & McLeod, C. J., Sep 9 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Interventional Cardiac Electrophysiology. p. 1-7 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Scopus citations

Single-coil defibrillator leads yield satisfactory defibrillation safety margin in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy

Okamura, H., Friedman, P. A., Inoue, Y., Noda, T., Aiba, T., Yasuda, S., Ogawa, H., Kamakura, S., Kusano, K. & Espinosa, R. E., 2016, In : Circulation Journal. 80, 10, p. 2199-2203 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations
2015

Effectiveness and safety of anakinra for management of refractory pericarditis

Jain, S., Thongprayoon, C., Espinosa, R. E., Hayes, S. N., Klarich, K. W., Cooper, L. T. J., Moder, K. G., Anavekar, N. S., Oh, J. K. & Matteson, E. L., Oct 15 2015, In : American Journal of Cardiology. 116, 8, p. 1277-1279 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

27 Scopus citations

Effects of tricuspid valve regurgitation on outcome in patients with cardiac resynchronization therapy

Grupper, A., Killu, A. M., Friedman, P. A., Abu Sham'A, R., Buber, J., Kuperstein, R., Rozen, G., Asirvatham, S. J., Espinosa, R. E., Luria, D., Webster, T. L., Brooke, K. L., Hodge, D. O., Wiste, H. J., Cha, Y-M. & Glikson, M., Mar 15 2015, In : American Journal of Cardiology. 115, 6, p. 783-789 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Scopus citations

Mediastinal mass: A mystery of two rounded chambers

Bushari, L. I., Brewer, L., Holmes, D., Foley, T. A. & Espinosa, R. E., 2015, In : European Heart Journal Cardiovascular Imaging. 16, 5, p. 575 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Multicenter study of the safety and effects of magnetic resonance imaging in patients with coronary sinus left ventricular pacing leads

Sheldon, S. H., Bunch, T. J., Cogert, G. A., Acker, N. G., Dalzell, C. M., Higgins, J. V., Espinosa, R. E., Asirvatham, S. J., Cha, Y. M., Felmlee, J. P., Watson, R. E., Anderson, J. L., Brooks, M. H., Osborn, J. S. & Friedman, P. A., Feb 1 2015, In : Heart rhythm. 12, 2, p. 345-349 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

17 Scopus citations

Outcomes and Complications of Lead Removal: Can We Establish a Risk Stratification Schema for a Collaborative and Effective Approach?

Fu, H. X., Huang, X. M., Zhong, L., Osborn, M. J., Asirvatham, S. J., Espinosa, R. E., Brady, P. A., Lee, H. C., Greason, K. L., Baddour, L. M., Sohail, R. M., Acker, N. G., Hodge, D. O., Friedman, P. A. & Cha, Y-M., Dec 1 2015, In : PACE - Pacing and Clinical Electrophysiology. 38, 12, p. 1439-1447 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

24 Scopus citations
2014

Echocardiographic diagnosis of constrictive pericarditis Mayo Clinic criteria

Welch, T. D., Ling, L. H., Espinosa, R. E., Anavekar, N. S., Wiste, H. J., Lahr, B. D., Schaff, H. V. & Oh, J. K., Jul 2014, In : Circulation: Cardiovascular Imaging. 7, 3, p. 526-534 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

93 Scopus citations

Predictors and outcomes of "super-response" to cardiac resynchronization therapy

Killu, A. M., Grupper, A., Friedman, P. A., Powell, B. D., Asirvatham, S. J., Espinosa, R. E., Luria, D., Rozen, G., Buber, J., Lee, Y. H., Webster, T., Brooke, K. L., Hodge, D. O., Wiste, H. J., Glikson, M. & Cha, Y. M., Jun 2014, In : Journal of Cardiac Failure. 20, 6, p. 379-386 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

27 Scopus citations

Safety and outcomes of magnetic resonance imaging in patients with abandoned pacemaker and defibrillator leads

Higgins, J. V., Gard, J. J., Sheldon, S. H., Espinosa, R. E., Wood, C. P., Felmlee, J. P., Cha, Y. M., Asirvatham, S. J., Dalzell, C., Acker, N., Watson, R. E. & Friedman, P. A., Oct 1 2014, In : PACE - Pacing and Clinical Electrophysiology. 37, 10, p. 1284-1290 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

40 Scopus citations
2012

Bioprosthetic tricuspid valve regurgitation associated with pacemaker or defibrillator lead implantation

Eleid, M. F., Blauwet, L. A., Cha, Y. M., Connolly, H. M., Brady, P. A., Dearani, J. A. & Espinosa, R. E., Feb 28 2012, In : Journal of the American College of Cardiology. 59, 9, p. 813-818 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

21 Scopus citations

Left ventricular discoordination index measured by speckle tracking strain rate imaging predicts reverse remodelling and survival after cardiac resynchronization therapy

Wang, C. L., Powell, B. D., Redfield, M. M., Miyazaki, C., Fine, N. M., Olson, L. J., Cha, Y. M., Espinosa, R. E., Hayes, D. L., Hodge, D. O., Lin, G., Friedman, P. A. & Oh, J. K., May 1 2012, In : European Journal of Heart Failure. 14, 5, p. 517-525 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

22 Scopus citations

Method of pacing does not affect the recurrence of syncope in carotid sinus syndrome

McLeod, C. J., Trusty, J. M., Jenkins, S. M., Rea, R. F., Cha, Y. M., Espinosa, R. A., Friedman, P. A., Hayes, D. L. & Shen, W. K., Jul 1 2012, In : PACE - Pacing and Clinical Electrophysiology. 35, 7, p. 827-833 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

16 Scopus citations

Pericardiectomy vs medical management in patients with relapsing pericarditis

Khandaker, M. H., Schaff, H. V., Greason, K. L., Anavekar, N. S., Espinosa, R. E., Hayes, S. N., Nishimura, R. A. & Oh, J. K., Nov 2012, In : Mayo Clinic proceedings. 87, 11, p. 1062-1070 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

45 Scopus citations
2011

Anodal stimulation: An underrecognized cause of nonresponders to cardiac resynchronization therapy

Dendy, K. F., Powell, B. D., Cha, Y. M., Espinosa, R. E., Friedman, P. A., Rea, R. F., Hayes, D. L., Redfield, M. M. & Asirvatham, S. J., May 1 2011, In : Indian Pacing and Electrophysiology Journal. 11, 3, p. 64-72 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

19 Scopus citations
98 Scopus citations

Left main coronary artery to biatrial fistula associated with severe functional mitral valve regurgitation

Suri, R. M., Okoh, A. K., Espinosa, R. E., Breen, J. F., Rehfeldt, K. H. & Nishimura, R. A., Nov 29 2011, In : Circulation. 124, 22, p. 2456-2457 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Mitral and tricuspid annular velocities before and after pericardiectomy in patients with constrictive pericarditis

Veress, G., Ling, L. H., Kim, K. H., Dal-Bianco, J. P., Schaff, H. V., Espinosa, R. E., Melduni, R. M., Tajik, J. A., Sundt, T. M. & Oh, J. K., Jul 1 2011, In : Circulation: Cardiovascular Imaging. 4, 4, p. 399-407 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

18 Scopus citations

Multi-imaging assessment of the congenital mitral arcade

Morris, M. F., Williamson, E. E., Topilsky, Y., Espinosa, R. E., Cetta, F., Burkhart, H. M., Enriquez-Sarano, M., Suri, R. M. & Michelena, H. I., May 3 2011, In : Journal of the American College of Cardiology. 57, 18, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Scopus citations
2010

Effect of long-term right ventricular pacing in young adults with structurally normal heart

Sagar, S., Shen, W. K., Asirvatham, S. J., Cha, Y. M., Espinosa, R. E., Friedman, P. A., Hodge, D. O., Munger, T. M., Porter, C. B. J., Rea, R. F., Hayes, D. L. & Jahangir, A., Apr 1 2010, In : Circulation. 121, 15, p. 1698-1705 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

41 Scopus citations

Original articles dyssynchrony indices to predict response to cardiac resynchronization therapy a comprehensive prospective single-center study

Miyazaki, C., Redfield, M. M., Powell, B. D., Lin, G. M., Herges, R. M., Hodge, D. O., Olson, L. J., Hayes, D. L., Espinosa, R. E., Rea, R. F., Bruce, C. J., Nelson, S. M., Miller, F. A. & Oh, J. K., Sep 1 2010, In : Circulation: Heart Failure. 3, 5, p. 565-573 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

66 Scopus citations

Pericardial disease: Diagnosis and management

Khandaker, M. H., Espinosa, R. E., Nishimura, R. A., Sinak, L. J., Hayes, S. N., Melduni, R. M. & Oh, J. K., Jun 2010, In : Mayo Clinic proceedings. 85, 6, p. 572-593 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

157 Scopus citations
2009

Effects of Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy on the Doppler Tei Index

Yuasa, T., Miyazaki, C., Oh, J. K., Espinosa, R. E. & Bruce, C. J., Mar 1 2009, In : Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography. 22, 3, p. 253-260 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Scopus citations

"Hypersynchronisation" by tissue velocity imaging in patients with cardiac amyloidosis

Bellavia, D., Pellikka, P. A., Abraham, T. P., Al-Zahrani, G. B., Dispenzieri, A., Oh, J. K., Espinosa, R. E., Scott, C. G., Miyazaki, C. & Miller, F. A., Feb 1 2009, In : Heart. 95, 3, p. 234-240 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

14 Scopus citations
2008

Cardiac resynchronization by restoration of native ventricular activation: Reversal of iatrogenic mitral regurgitation and heart failure

Sagar, S., Jahangir, A., Espinosa, R. E., Louwagie, C. R. & Olson, L. J., Apr 1 2008, In : Circulation. 117, 16, p. 2160-2161 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations
98 Scopus citations
22 Scopus citations
2007

Response to cardiac resynchronization therapy predicts survival in heart failure: A single-center experience

Cha, Y. M., Rea, R. F., Wang, M., Shen, W. K., Asirvatham, S. J., Friedman, P. A., Munger, T. M., Espinosa, R. E., Hodge, D. O., Hayes, D. L. & Redfield, M. M., Oct 1 2007, In : Journal of cardiovascular electrophysiology. 18, 10, p. 1015-1019 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

20 Scopus citations

Successful intravenous thrombolysis in ischemic stroke caused by infective endocarditis

Junna, M., Lin, C. C. D., Espinosa, R. E. & Rabinstein, A. A., Apr 1 2007, In : Neurocritical care. 6, 2, p. 117-120 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

24 Scopus citations

Successful transcatheter closure of an aorto-left atrial fistula

El Yaman, M. M., Ammash, N. M., Espinosa, R. E., Menon, S. C. & Cetta, F., Nov 1 2007, In : Congenital Heart Disease. 2, 6, p. 446-450 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations
2005

History of standard scoring, notation, and summation of neuromuscular signs. A current survey and recommendation

Dyck, P. J., Boes, C. J., Mulder, D., Millikan, C., Windebank, A. J., Dyck, P. J. B. & Espinosa, R., Jun 1 2005, In : Journal of the Peripheral Nervous System. 10, 2, p. 158-173 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

78 Scopus citations

Incidence and predictors of cardiac perforation after permanent pacemaker placement

Mahapatra, S., Bybee, K. A., Bunch, T. J., Espinosa, R. E., Sinak, L. J., McGoon, M. D. & Hayes, D. L., Sep 1 2005, In : Heart rhythm. 2, 9, p. 907-911 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

167 Scopus citations

Pacemaker infection due to Mycobacterium fortuitum

Sharma, S., Tleyjeh, I. M., Espinosa, R. E., Costello, B. A. & Baddour, L. M., Jan 1 2005, In : Scandinavian Journal of Infectious Diseases. 37, 1, p. 66-68 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

32 Scopus citations
2002

Valvular heart disease in patients taking pergolide

Pritchett, A. M., Morrison, J. F., Edwards, W. D., Schaff, H. V., Connolly, H. M. & Espinosa, R. E., Dec 1 2002, In : Mayo Clinic proceedings. 77, 12, p. 1280-1286 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

200 Scopus citations
2001

Breath-holding spells associated with significant bradycardia: Successful treatment with permanent pacemaker implantation

Kelly, A. M., Porter, C. B. J., McGoon, M. D., Espinosa, R. E., Osborn, M. J. & Hayes, D. L., Sep 6 2001, In : Pediatrics. 108, 3, p. 698-702 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

73 Scopus citations
1995

Expanding indications for permanent pacemakers

Glikson, M., Espinosa, R. E. & Hayes, A. L., Sep 15 1995, In : Annals of internal medicine. 123, 6, p. 443-451 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

15 Scopus citations
1994

Consistent Subcutaneous Prepectoral Implantation of a New Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator

STANTON, MARSHALL. S., HAYES, DAVID. L., MUNGER, THOMAS. M., TRUSTY, JANE. M., ESPINOSA, RAUL. E., SHEN, WIN. KUANG., OSBORN, MICHAEL. J., PACKER, DOUGLAS. L. & HAMMILL, STEPHEN. C., Jan 1 1994, In : Mayo Clinic proceedings. 69, 4, p. 309-314 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

38 Scopus citations