• 2913 Citations
  • 25 Scopus h-Index
19982019
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Research Output 1998 2019

  • 2913 Citations
  • 25 Scopus h-Index
  • 57 Article
  • 3 Chapter
2 Citations (Scopus)

A novel echocardiographic hemodynamic classification of heart failure based on stroke volume index and left atrial pressure

Abbas, A. E., Khoury Abdulla, R., Aggrawal, A., Crile, J., Lester, S. J. & Boura, J., Oct 1 2017, In : Echocardiography. 34, 10, p. 1417-1425 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Atrial Pressure
Stroke Volume
Heart Failure
Hemodynamics
Pressure
12 Citations (Scopus)

Aortic valve stenosis: To the gradient and beyond - The mismatch between area and gradient severity

Abbas, A. E., Franey, L. M., Goldstein, J. & Lester, S. J., Apr 2013, In : Journal of Interventional Cardiology. 26, 2, p. 183-194 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Aortic Valve Stenosis
Aortic Valve
Arterial Pressure
Pressure
Therapeutics

Area and gradient mismatch: The discordance of a small valve area and low gradients

Franey, L. M., Lester, S. J., Wood, F. O. & Abbas, A. E., Jan 1 2015, Aortic Stenosis: Case-Based Diagnosis and Therapy. Springer-Verlag London Ltd, p. 117-128 12 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Echocardiography
Aortic Valve
Hemodynamics
Pressure gradient
Aortic Valve Stenosis
396 Citations (Scopus)

A simple method for noninvasive estimation of pulmonary vascular resistance

Abbas, A. E., Fortuin, F. D., Schiller, N. B., Appleton, C. P., Moreno, C. A. & Lester, S. J., Mar 19 2003, In : Journal of the American College of Cardiology. 41, 6, p. 1021-1027 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Vascular Resistance
Doppler Echocardiography
Cardiac Catheterization
Echocardiography
ROC Curve
408 Citations (Scopus)

Best method in clinical practice and in research studies to determine left atrial size

Lester, S. J., Ryan, E. W., Schiller, N. B. & Foster, E., Oct 1 1999, In : American Journal of Cardiology. 84, 7, p. 829-832 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Heart Atria
Research
Systole
93 Citations (Scopus)

Cardiovascular effects of 3,4-methylenedioxymethamphetamine: A double-blind, placebo-controlled trial

Lester, S. J., Baggott, M., Welm, S., Schiller, N. B., Jones, R. T., Foster, E. & Mendelson, J., Dec 19 2000, In : Annals of Internal Medicine. 133, 12, p. 969-973 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

N-Methyl-3,4-methylenedioxyamphetamine
Placebos
Dobutamine
Blood Pressure
Heart Rate

Cardiovascular risk assessment in the asymptomatic individual: A case-based approach

Bhagirath, K. M., Hurst, R. T. & Lester, S. J., Jun 2012, In : Coronary Artery Disease. 23, 4, p. 298-302 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Carotid Intima-Media Thickness
Coronary Artery Disease
Coronary Vessels
Calcium
Mortality
5 Citations (Scopus)

Carotid intimal-medial thickness in active professional American Football players aged 23 to 35 years

Hurst, R. T., Nelson, M. R., Kendall, C. B., Cha, S. S., Ressler, S. W. & Lester, S. J., Mar 15 2012, In : American Journal of Cardiology. 109, 6, p. 897-900 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Tunica Intima
Football
Atherosclerosis
Population
Social Adjustment
78 Citations (Scopus)

Carotid intima-media thickness and coronary artery calcium score as indications of subclinical atherosclerosis

Lester, S. J., Eleid, M., Khandheria, B. K. & Hurst, R. T., 2009, In : Mayo Clinic Proceedings. 84, 3, p. 229-233 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Carotid Intima-Media Thickness
Atherosclerosis
Coronary Vessels
Calcium
Vascular Diseases
2 Citations (Scopus)

Carotid intima-media thickness measurements are not affected by the ultrasound frequency

Bhagirath, K. M., Lester, S. J., Humphries, J., Hentz, J. G. & Hurst, R. T., Mar 2012, In : Echocardiography. 29, 3, p. 354-357 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Carotid Intima-Media Thickness
Transducers
Confidence Intervals
Technology
Population
35 Citations (Scopus)

Carotid ultrasound identifies high risk subclinical atherosclerosis in adults with low Framingham risk scores

Eleid, M., Lester, S. J., Wiedenbeck, T. L., Patel, S. D., Appleton, C. P., Nelson, M. R., Humphries, J. & Hurst, R. T., 2010, In : Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography. 23, 8, p. 802-808 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Atherosclerosis
Carotid Intima-Media Thickness
Coronary Artery Disease
Confidence Intervals
Lipids

Comparison of the Utility of Transesophageal Echocardiography in Patients With Acute Ischemic Stroke and Transient Ischemic Attack Stratified by Age Group (<60, 60 to 80, ≥80 Years)

Van Woerkom, R. C., Lester, S. J., Demaerschalk, B. M., LaBanc, A. J., Davis, M. L., Coakley, M. F., Cha, S. S. & Wilansky, S., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : American Journal of Cardiology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Transient Ischemic Attack
Transesophageal Echocardiography
Age Groups
Stroke
Atherosclerotic Plaques
16 Citations (Scopus)

Complications of myocardial infarction

Wilansky, S., Moreno, C. A. & Lester, S. J., Aug 2007, In : Critical Care Medicine. 35, 8 SUPPL.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Myocardial Infarction
Cardiogenic Shock
Transesophageal Echocardiography
Pulmonary Edema
Critical Illness

Continuing medical education activity in echocardiography

Fan, P., Bhagirath, K. M., Lester, S. J., Humphries, J., Hentz, J. G. & Hurst, R. T., Mar 2012, In : Echocardiography. 29, 3, p. 353 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Continuing Medical Education
Echocardiography
13 Citations (Scopus)

Contrast Echocardiography: Beyond a Black Box Warning?

Lester, S. J., Miller, F. A. J. & Khandheria, B. K., May 2008, In : Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography. 21, 5, p. 417-418 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Drug Labeling
Image Enhancement
Evidence-Based Medicine
Contrast Media
Echocardiography
6 Citations (Scopus)

Contrast Echocardiography: Experience in a Clinical Echocardiography Laboratory

Lester, S. J., Askew, J. W., Hurst, R. T., Moreno, C. A., Hentz, J. G., Wood, L. A., Simpson, R. A., Schneck, S. L., Tyler, R., Chaliki, H. P. & Lynch, J. J., Jul 2006, In : Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography. 19, 7, p. 919-923 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Contrast Media
Echocardiography
1 Citation (Scopus)

Doppler-derived pulmonary vascular resistance: Simplicity, accuracy, and applicability

Abbas, A. E., Franey, L. M. & Lester, S. J., 2014, In : Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography. 27, 1, p. 109 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Tricuspid Valve
Doppler Echocardiography
Vascular Resistance
11 Citations (Scopus)

Doppler tissue imaging during supine and upright exercise in healthy adults

Reuss, C. S., Moreno, C. A., Appleton, C. P. & Lester, S. J., Dec 2005, In : Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography. 18, 12, p. 1343-1348 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Exercise
Color

Echo-Based Approach to the Management of Diastolic Heart Failure

Lester, S. J. & Tajik, A. J., 2008, Diastology: Clinical Approach to Diastolic Heart Failure. Elsevier Inc., p. 429-434 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Diastolic Heart Failure
44 Citations (Scopus)

Echocardiographic Assessment of Right Heart Hemodynamic Parameters

Lee, K. S., Abbas, A. E., Khandheria, B. K. & Lester, S. J., Jun 2007, In : Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography. 20, 6, p. 773-782 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hemodynamics
Echocardiography
62 Citations (Scopus)

Echocardiographic determination of mean pulmonary artery pressure

Abbas, A. E., Fortuin, F. D., Schiller, N. B., Appleton, C. P., Moreno, C. A. & Lester, S. J., Dec 1 2003, In : American Journal of Cardiology. 92, 11, p. 1373-1376 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pulmonary Artery
Pressure
Atrial Pressure
Lung
39 Citations (Scopus)

Echocardiographic measures of myocardial deformation by speckle-tracking technologies: The need for standardization?

Nelson, M. R., Hurst, R. T., Raslan, S. F., Cha, S., Wilansky, S. & Lester, S. J., Nov 2012, In : Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography. 25, 11, p. 1189-1194 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Software
Technology
Mechanics
Confidence Intervals
Endocardium
14 Citations (Scopus)

Effect of Echocardiographic Contrast on Velocity Vector Imaging Myocardial Tracking

Lee, K. S., Honda, T., Reuss, C. S., Zhou, Y., Khandheria, B. K. & Lester, S. J., Jul 2008, In : Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography. 21, 7, p. 818-823 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Papillary Muscles
Left Ventricular Function
Echocardiography
Technology
64 Citations (Scopus)

Effects of Losartan in patients with a systemically functioning morphologic right ventricle after atrial repair of transposition of the great arteries

Lester, S. J., McElhinney, D. B., Viloria, E., Reddy, G. P., Ryan, E., Tworetzky, W., Schiller, N. B. & Foster, E., Dec 1 2001, In : American Journal of Cardiology. 88, 11, p. 1314-1316 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Right Ventricular Function
Transposition of Great Vessels
Angiotensin Receptors
Losartan
Cross-Over Studies
7 Citations (Scopus)

Effects of Pectus Excavatum Repair on Right and Left Ventricular Strain

Chao, C. J., Jaroszewski, D., Gotway, M., Ewais, M. A., Wilansky, S., Lester, S. J., Unzek, S., Appleton, C. P., Chaliki, H. P., Gaitan, B. D., Mookadam, F. & Naqvi, T. Z., Jan 1 2018, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 105, 1, p. 294-301 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Funnel Chest
Right Ventricular Function
Heart Valve Diseases
Thorax
Technology
20 Citations (Scopus)

Electrocardiographic findings in Emergency Department patients with pulmonary embolism

Richman, P. B., Loutfi, H., Lester, S. J., Cambell, P., Matthews, J., Friese, J., Wood, J., Kasper, D., Chen, F. & Mandell, M., Aug 2004, In : Journal of Emergency Medicine. 27, 2, p. 121-126 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pulmonary Embolism
Hospital Emergency Service
Electrocardiography
Bundle-Branch Block
Sinus Tachycardia
26 Citations (Scopus)

Endocarditis and associated complications

Lester, S. J. & Wilansky, S., Aug 2007, In : Critical Care Medicine. 35, 8 SUPPL.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Endocarditis
Echocardiography
Transesophageal Echocardiography
78 Citations (Scopus)

Epicardial fat: An additional measurement for subclinical atherosclerosis and cardiovascular risk stratification?

Nelson, M. R., Mookadam, F., Thota, V., Emani, U., Al Harthi, M., Lester, S. J., Cha, S., Stepanek, J. & Hurst, R. T., Mar 2011, In : Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography. 24, 3, p. 339-345 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Adipose Tissue
Atherosclerosis
Fats
Carotid Intima-Media Thickness
Calcium
3 Citations (Scopus)

Generalized tetany: An unusual complication during dobutamine stress echocardiography

Abbas, A. E., Loftis, R., Lester, S. J., Crawford, M. B. & Appleton, C. P., Nov 1 2002, In : Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography. 15, 11, p. 1414-1416 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Tetany
Stress Echocardiography
Atropine
Myocardial Ischemia
Safety
8 Citations (Scopus)

Hereditary lysozyme amyloidosis variant p.Leu102Ser associates with unique phenotype

Nasr, S. H., Dasari, S., Mills, J. R., Theis, J. D., Zimmermann, M. T., Fonseca, R., Vrana, J. A., Lester, S. J., McLaughlin, B. M., Gillespie, R., Highsmith, W. E. J., Lee, J. J., Dispenzieri, A. & Kurtin, P. J., Feb 1 2017, In : Journal of the American Society of Nephrology. 28, 2, p. 431-438 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Familial Amyloidosis
Muramidase
Phenotype
Kidney
Amyloid Plaques
25 Citations (Scopus)

Incidence of Subclinical Atherosclerosis as a Marker of Cardiovascular Risk in Retired Professional Football Players

Hurst, R. T., Burke, R. F., Wissner, E., Roberts, A., Kendall, C. B., Lester, S. J., Somers, V., Goldman, M. E., Wu, Q. & Khandheria, B., Apr 15 2010, In : American Journal of Cardiology. 105, 8, p. 1107-1111 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Football
Atherosclerosis
Incidence
Body Mass Index
Carotid Stenosis
60 Citations (Scopus)

Isolated Left Ventricular Basal Ballooning Phenotype of Transient Cardiomyopathy in Young Women

Reuss, C. S., Lester, S. J., Hurst, R. T., Askew, J. W., Nager, P., Lusk, J., Altemose, G. T. & Tajik, A. J., May 15 2007, In : American Journal of Cardiology. 99, 10, p. 1451-1453 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cardiomyopathies
Phenotype
Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy
Methamphetamine
Left Ventricular Dysfunction
2 Citations (Scopus)

Is PA-PWRmax truly a preload-independent index of myocardial contractility in anesthetized humans?

Lester, S. J., Shin, H., Lambert, A. S., Miller, J. P., Cahalan, M. K., Seeberger, M. D., Foster, E. & Schiller, N. B., 2004, In : Cardiology. 102, 2, p. 77-81 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Arterial Pressure
Ventricular Pressure
Confidence Intervals
Autonomic Nervous System
Cardiopulmonary Bypass
201 Citations (Scopus)

Left Ventricular Form and Function Revisited: Applied Translational Science to Cardiovascular Ultrasound Imaging

Sengupta, P. P., Krishnamoorthy, V. K., Korinek, J., Narula, J., Vannan, M. A., Lester, S. J., Tajik, J. A., Seward, J. B., Khandheria, B. K. & Belohlavek, M., May 2007, In : Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography. 20, 5, p. 539-551 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Left Ventricular Function
Ultrasonography
Heart Ventricles
8 Citations (Scopus)

Liver transplantation: Do you have the heart for it?

Lester, S. J. & Hurst, R. T., Apr 2006, In : Liver Transplantation. 12, 4, p. 520-522 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Heart Function Tests
Exercise Test
Liver Transplantation
Patient Selection
Liver Diseases
2 Citations (Scopus)

Mavacamten treatment for obstructive hypertrophic cardiomyopathy a clinical trial

Heitner, S. B., Jacoby, D., Lester, S. J., Owens, A., Wang, A., Zhang, D., Lambing, J., Lee, J., Semigran, M. & Sehnert, A. J., Jun 4 2019, In : Annals of internal medicine. 170, 11, p. 741-748 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
Stroke Volume
Clinical Trials
Dyspnea
Cardiac Myosins
76 Citations (Scopus)

Noninvasive assessment of pulmonary vascular resistance by doppler echocardiography

Abbas, A. E., Franey, L. M., Marwick, T., Maeder, M. T., Kaye, D. M., Vlahos, A. P., Serra, W., Al-Azizi, K., Schiller, N. B. & Lester, S. J., Oct 2013, In : Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography. 26, 10, p. 1170-1177 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Tricuspid Valve Insufficiency
Doppler Echocardiography
Vascular Resistance
Linear Models
Regression Analysis
29 Citations (Scopus)

Noninvasive assessment of right atrial pressure using Doppler tissue imaging

Abbas, A., Lester, S. J., Moreno, F. C., Srivathsan, K., Fortuin, D. & Appleton, C., Nov 2004, In : Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography. 17, 11, p. 1155-1160 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Atrial Pressure
Hemodynamics
Pressure
16 Citations (Scopus)

Noninvasive measurement of systemic vascular resistance using Doppler echocardiography

Abbas, A. E., Fortuin, F. D., Patel, B., Moreno, C. A., Schiller, N. B. & Lester, S. J., Aug 2004, In : Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography. 17, 8, p. 834-838 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Doppler Echocardiography
Vascular Resistance
Patient Rights
Cardiac Catheterization
ROC Curve
109 Citations (Scopus)

Pregnancy and the cardiovascular system

Abbas, A. E., Lester, S. J. & Connolly, H., Feb 15 2005, In : International Journal of Cardiology. 98, 2, p. 179-189 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cardiovascular System
Pregnancy
Heart Diseases
Pregnant Women
Fetus
3 Citations (Scopus)

QT prolongation and sudden cardiac death risk in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy

Patel, S. I., Ackerman, M. J., Shamoun, F. E., Geske, J. B., Ommen, S. R., Love, W. T., Cha, S. S., Bos, J. M. & Lester, S. J., Mar 6 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Acta Cardiologica. p. 1-6 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
Sudden Cardiac Death
Bundle-Branch Block
Implantable Defibrillators
Logistic Models
24 Citations (Scopus)

Rate of change in aortic valve area during a cardiac cycle can predict the rate of hemodynamic progression of aortic stenosis

Lester, S. J., McElhinney, D. B., Miller, J. P., Lutz, J. T., Otto, C. M. & Redberg, R. F., Apr 25 2000, In : Circulation. 101, 16, p. 1947-1952 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Aortic Valve Stenosis
Aortic Valve
Hemodynamics
Deceleration
Disease Progression
25 Citations (Scopus)

Relation of Electrocardiographic Criteria for Left Atrial Enlargement to Two-Dimensional Echocardiographic Left Atrial Volume Measurements

Lee, K. S., Appleton, C. P., Lester, S. J., Adam, T. J., Hurst, R. T., Moreno, C. A. & Altemose, G. T., Jan 1 2007, In : American Journal of Cardiology. 99, 1, p. 113-118 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Echocardiography
ROC Curve
Electrocardiography
Multivariate Analysis
Costs and Cost Analysis

Reverse area and gradient mismatch: The discordance of a large valve area and high gradients

Abbas, A. E. & Lester, S. J., Jan 1 2015, Aortic Stenosis: Case-Based Diagnosis and Therapy. Springer-Verlag London Ltd, p. 129-145 17 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Catheters
Aortic Valve
Recovery
Prosthetics
Decision making
4 Citations (Scopus)

Risk Stratification for Cardiovascular Disease in Women in the Primary Care Setting

Roy, R. R., Hurst, R. T., Lester, S. J., Kendall, C., Baxter, C., Wu, Q., Borovansky, J., Files, J., Panse, P. & Wilansky, S., Oct 1 2015, In : Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography. 28, 10, p. 1232-1239 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Carotid Intima-Media Thickness
Primary Health Care
Cardiovascular Diseases
Coronary Vessels
Calcium
18 Citations (Scopus)

Stressing the Cardiopulmonary Vascular System: The Role of Echocardiography

Rudski, L. G., Gargani, L., Armstrong, W. F., Lancellotti, P., Lester, S. J., Grünig, E., D'Alto, M., Åström Aneq, M., Ferrara, F., Saggar, R., Saggar, R., Naeije, R., Picano, E., Schiller, N. B. & Bossone, E., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Blood Vessels
Echocardiography
Stress Echocardiography
Heart Ventricles
Coronary Artery Disease
23 Citations (Scopus)

Subclinical atherosclerosis: Evolving role of carotid Intima-Media thickness

Mookadam, F., Moustafa, S. E., Lester, S. J. & Warsame, T., Sep 2010, In : Preventive Cardiology. 13, 4, p. 186-197 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Carotid Intima-Media Thickness
Atherosclerosis
Carotid Arteries
Ultrasonography
Cardiovascular Diseases
5 Citations (Scopus)

The Incremental Value of Magnetic Resonance Imaging for Identification of Apical Pouch in Patients with Apical Variant of Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy

Vucicevic, D., Lester, S. J., Appleton, C. P., Panse, P. M., Schleifer, J. W. & Wilansky, S., 2015, (Accepted/In press) In : Echocardiography.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
perflutren
Aneurysm
Echocardiography
68 Citations (Scopus)

The natural history and rate of progression of aortic stenosis

Lester, S. J., Heilbron, B., Gin, K., Dodek, A. & Jue, J., 1998, In : Chest. 113, 4, p. 1109-1114 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Aortic Valve Stenosis
Natural History
Cardiology
Disease Progression
Pathologic Constriction
55 Citations (Scopus)

The Noninvasive Evaluation of Exercise-induced Changes in Pulmonary Artery Pressure and Pulmonary Vascular Resistance

Bidart, C. M., Abbas, A. E., Parish, J. M., Chaliki, H. P., Moreno, C. A. & Lester, S. J., Mar 2007, In : Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography. 20, 3, p. 270-275 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Vascular Resistance
Pulmonary Artery
Exercise
Doppler Echocardiography
Blood Pressure