• 3014 Citations
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19982020

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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

4 Scopus citations

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., Apr 1 2013, In : Journal of Interventional Cardiology. 26, 2, p. 183-194 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

13 Scopus citations

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

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

404 Scopus citations

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

415 Scopus citations

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

96 Scopus citations

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

Bhagirath, K. M., Hurst, R. T. & Lester, S. J., Jun 1 2012, In : Coronary Artery Disease. 23, 4, p. 298-302 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

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

7 Scopus citations

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

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

79 Scopus citations

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 1 2012, In : Echocardiography. 29, 3, p. 354-357 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations

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

Eleid, M. F., Lester, S. J., Wiedenbeck, T. L., Patel, S. D., Appleton, C. P., Nelson, M. R., Humphries, J. & Hurst, R. T., Jun 29 2010, In : Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography. 23, 8, p. 802-808 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

37 Scopus citations

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

Complications of myocardial infarction

Wilansky, S., Moreno, C. A. & Lester, S. J., Aug 1 2007, In : Critical care medicine. 35, 8 SUPPL., p. S348-S354

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

16 Scopus citations

Continuing medical education activity in echocardiography

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

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Contrast Echocardiography: Beyond a Black Box Warning?

Lester, S. J., Miller, F. A. & Khandheria, B. K., May 1 2008, In : Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography. 21, 5, p. 417-418 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

13 Scopus citations

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 1 2006, In : Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography. 19, 7, p. 919-923 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Scopus citations

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

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

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

1 Scopus citations

Doppler tissue imaging during supine and upright exercise in healthy adults

Reuss, C. S., Moreno, C. A., Appleton, C. P. & Lester, S. J., Dec 1 2005, In : Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography. 18, 12, p. 1343-1348 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Scopus citations

Echo-Based Approach to the Management of Diastolic Heart Failure

Lester, S. J. & Tajik, A. J., Dec 1 2008, Diastology: Clinical Approach to Diastolic Heart Failure. Elsevier Inc., p. 429-434 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Echocardiographic Assessment of Right Heart Hemodynamic Parameters

Lee, K. S., Abbas, A. E., Khandheria, B. K. & Lester, S. J., Jun 1 2007, In : Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography. 20, 6, p. 773-782 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

44 Scopus citations

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

64 Scopus citations

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 1 2012, In : Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography. 25, 11, p. 1189-1194 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

40 Scopus citations

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 1 2008, In : Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography. 21, 7, p. 818-823 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

14 Scopus citations

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

66 Scopus citations

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

9 Scopus citations

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

20 Scopus citations

Endocarditis and associated complications

Lester, S. J. & Wilansky, S., Aug 1 2007, In : Critical care medicine. 35, 8 SUPPL., p. S384-S391

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

26 Scopus citations

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 1 2011, In : Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography. 24, 3, p. 339-345 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

81 Scopus citations

Evaluation of Mavacamten in Symptomatic Patients With Nonobstructive Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy

Ho, C. Y., Mealiffe, M. E., Bach, R. G., Bhattacharya, M., Choudhury, L., Edelberg, J. M., Hegde, S. M., Jacoby, D., Lakdawala, N. K., Lester, S. J., Ma, Y., Marian, A. J., Nagueh, S. F., Owens, A., Rader, F., Saberi, S., Sehnert, A. J., Sherrid, M. V., Solomon, S. D., Wang, A. & 3 others, Wever-Pinzon, O., Wong, T. C. & Heitner, S. B., Jun 2 2020, In : Journal of the American College of Cardiology. 75, 21, p. 2649-2660 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
1 Scopus citations

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

3 Scopus citations

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

10 Scopus citations

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

27 Scopus citations

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

61 Scopus citations

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., Aug 27 2004, In : Cardiology. 102, 2, p. 77-81 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations

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 1 2007, In : Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography. 20, 5, p. 539-551 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

213 Scopus citations

Liver transplantation: Do you have the heart for it?

Lester, S. J. & Hurst, R. T., Apr 1 2006, In : Liver Transplantation. 12, 4, p. 520-522 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

8 Scopus citations

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

15 Scopus citations

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 1 2013, In : Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography. 26, 10, p. 1170-1177 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

81 Scopus citations

Noninvasive assessment of right atrial pressure using Doppler tissue imaging

Abbas, A., Lester, S., Moreno, F. C., Srivathsan, K., Fortuin, D. & Appleton, C., Nov 1 2004, In : Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography. 17, 11, p. 1155-1160 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

29 Scopus citations

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 1 2004, In : Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography. 17, 8, p. 834-838 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

16 Scopus citations

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 journalReview article

113 Scopus citations

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

3 Scopus citations

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

Open Access
24 Scopus citations

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

26 Scopus citations

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

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

4 Scopus citations

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., May 2018, In : Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography. 31, 5, p. 527-550.e11

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

21 Scopus citations

Study Design and Rationale of EXPLORER-HCM: Evaluation of Mavacamten in Adults With Symptomatic Obstructive Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy

Ho, C. Y., Olivotto, I., Jacoby, D., Lester, S. J., Roe, M., Wang, A., Waldman, C. B., Zhang, D., Sehnert, A. J. & Heitner, S. B., Jun 1 2020, In : Circulation. Heart failure. 13, 6, p. e006853

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Subclinical atherosclerosis: Evolving role of carotid Intima-Media thickness

Mookadam, F., Moustafa, S. E., Lester, S. J. & Warsame, T., Sep 1 2010, In : Preventive cardiology. 13, 4, p. 186-197 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

23 Scopus citations

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

5 Scopus citations