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Article

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

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

402 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

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

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 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

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

7 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

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

80 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

9 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

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

12 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

80 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

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

25 Scopus citations

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

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

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 1 2007, In : Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography. 20, 3, p. 270-275 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

55 Scopus citations

The role of jet eccentricity in generating disproportionately elevated transaortic pressure gradients in patients with aortic stenosis

Abbas, A. E., Franey, L. M., Lester, S., Raff, G., Gallagher, M. J., Hanzel, G., Safian, R. D. & Pibarot, P., Feb 1 2015, In : Echocardiography. 32, 2, p. 372-382 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Scopus citations

Three methods for evaluation of left atrial volume

Jiamsripong, P., Honda, T., Reuss, C. S., Hurst, R. T., Chaliki, H. P., Grill, D. E., Schneck, S. L., Tyler, R., Khandheria, B. K. & Lester, S. J., May 1 2008, In : European Journal of Echocardiography. 9, 3, p. 351-355 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

65 Scopus citations

Transient apical thickening following apical ballooning syndrome: A case series

Abudiab, M. M., Wilansky, S., Lester, S. J., Yousefzai, R., Tyler, R. & Tajik, A. J., Nov 1 2015, In : Echocardiography. 32, 11, p. 1723-1727 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Two-dimensional echocardiography with a 15-MHz transducer is a promising alternative for in vivo measurement of left ventricular mass in mice

Youn, H. J., Rokosh, G., Lester, S. J., Simpson, P., Schiller, N. B. & Foster, E., Jan 1 1999, In : Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography. 12, 1, p. 70-75 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

54 Scopus citations

Unusual case of nonbacterial thrombotic endocarditis attributable to primary antiphospholipid syndrome

Vinales, K. L., Gopalan, R. S., Lanza, L. A., Lester, S. J. & Chaliki, H. P., Sep 21 2010, In : Circulation. 122, 12, p. e459-e460

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations

Usefulness of left atrial volume in predicting first congestive heart failure in patients <65 years of age with well-preserved left ventricular systolic function

Takemoto, Y., Barnes, M. E., Seward, J. B., Lester, S. J., Appleton, C. A., Gersh, B. J., Bailey, K. R. & Tsang, T. S. M., Sep 15 2005, In : American Journal of Cardiology. 96, 6, p. 832-836 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

222 Scopus citations

Usefulness of two-dimensional and speckle tracking echocardiography in "gray zone" left ventricular hypertrophy to differentiate professional football player's heart from hypertrophic cardiomyopathy

Kansal, M. M., Lester, S. J., Surapaneni, P., Sengupta, P. P., Appleton, C. P., Ommen, S. R., Ressler, S. W. & Hurst, R. T., Nov 1 2011, In : American Journal of Cardiology. 108, 9, p. 1322-1326 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

24 Scopus citations

Using mitral 'annulus reversus' to diagnose constrictive pericarditis

Reuss, C. S., Wilansky, S. M., Lester, S. J., Lusk, J. L., Grill, D. E., Oh, J. K. & Tajik, A. J., May 1 2009, In : European Journal of Echocardiography. 10, 3, p. 372-375 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

59 Scopus citations
Chapter

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

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

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

Comment/debate

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

Editorial

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

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
Letter

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
Review article

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