Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Cardiovascular Outcomes, Quality, and Evaluative Research Center

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Adusumalli S, Walpole H, Fiorilli PN, Saybolt MD. Educating the MACRA-Ready Cardiologist: Developing Competencies in Value-Based Cardiovascular Medicine. JACC. 2017; 70; 5.

Ahrens-Nicklas RC, Khan S, Garbarini J, Woyciechowski S, D’Alessandro L, Zackai EH, Deardorff MA, Goldmuntz E. Utility of genetic evaluation in infants with congenital heart defects admitted to the cardiac intensive care unit. Am J Med Genet A. 2016;170;3090-97.

Balian S, Abella BS. Hospital volume and post-arrest care: A complex topic with more questions than answers. Resuscitation. 2016; 2.

Blewer, AL, Ibrahim SA, Leary M, Dutwin , McNally B, Anderson ML, Morrison LJ, Aufderheide TP, Daya M, Ahamed AH, Callaway CW, Kudenchuk PJ, Vilke GM, Abella BS. Cardiopulmonary resuscitation training disparities in the United States. JAHA. 2017;6:e006124.

Blewer, AL, Leary, M., Esposito, E.C., Gonzalez, M., Riegel B., Bobrow, B.J., Abella, B.S. (2012). Continuous chest compression CPR training promotes rescuer self-confidence and increased secondary training: a hospital-based randomized controlled trial. Critical Care Medicine. 40:787-92.

Blewer, AL, Putt, ME, Becker, LB, Riegel, BJ, Li, J, Leary, M, Shea, JA, Kirkpatrick, JN, Berg, RA, Nadkarni, VM, Groeneveld, PW, Abella, BS, CHIP Study Group. Video-Only cardiopulmonary resuscitation education for high-risk families before hospital discharge: A Multicenter pragmatic trial. Circulation, Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes. 2016; 9.

Chrisinger BW, Grossestreuer AV, Laquna MC, Griffis HM, Branas CC, Wiebe DJ, Merchant RM. Characteristics of automated external defibrillator coverage in Philadelphia, PA, based on land use and estimated risk. Resuscitation. 2016;109: 9-15.

Deo R, Khodneva YA, Shlipak MG, Soliman EZ, Judd SE, McClellan WM, Brown TM, Rhodes JD, Gutiérrez OM, Shah SJ, Albert CM, Safford MM. Albuminuria, kidney function, and sudden cardiac death: Findings from the reasons for geographic and racial differences in stroke (REGARDS) study. Heart Rhythm. 2016.

Deo R, Norby FL, Katz R, Sotoodehnia N, Adabag S, DeFilippi CR, Kestenbaum B, Chen LY, Heckbert SR, Folsom AR, Kronmal RA, Konety S, Patton KK, Siscovick D, Shlipak MG, Alonso A. Development and validation of a sudden cardiac death prediction model for the general population. Circulation. 2016;134;11:806-16.

Dickson VV, Lee C, Yehle KS, Abel WM, Riegel B. Psychometric testing of the self-care hypertension inventory. J Cardiovasc Nurs. 2016.

Dickson VV, Lee CS, Yehle KS, Mola A, Faulkner KM, Riegel B. Psychometric Testing of the Self-Care of Coronary Heart Disease Inventory (SC-CHDI), Research in Nursing & Health. 2017: 40(1), 15-22.

D’Souza J, Giri J, Kobayashi TStent Based Revascularization for complex lesions in PAD. J Cardiovasc Surg (Torino). 2017 58 (5): 715-721.

Durstenfeld MS, Saybolt MD, Praestgaard A, Kimmel SE. Physician predictions of length of stay of patients admitted with heart failure. J Hosp Med. 2016;11;9;642-5. 

Epps, KC, Holper, EM, Selzer, F, Vlachos, HA, Gualano, SK, Abbott, JD, Jacobs, AK, Marroquin, OC, Naidu, SS, Groeneveld, PW, Wilensky, RL. Sex differences in outcomes following percutaneous coronary intervention according to age. Circulation, Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes. 2016; 16-25.

Finkelman BS, French B, Bershaw L, Brensinger CM, Streiff MB, Epstein AE, Kimmel SE. Predicting prolonged dose titration in patients starting warfarin. Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf. 2016;25;11:1228-1235. 

Fiorilli PN, Minges K, Curtis JP et al. Association of physician certification in interventional cardiology with in-hospital outcomes of percutaneous coronary intervention. Circulation. 2015 Nov 10;132(19):1816-24.

Folkert, I.W., Foley, P.J., Wang, G.J., Jackson, B.M., Bavaria, J.E., Desai, N.D., Fairman, R.M., Damrauer, S.M. Impact of Acute Post-Operative Limb Ischemia Following Cardiac and Thoracic Aortic Surgery. Journal of Vascular Surgery [in press].

Frankel DS, Tung R, Santangeli P, Tzou WS, Vaseghi M, Di Biase L, Nagashima K, Tedrow U, Bunch TJ, Tholakanahalli VN, Dendi R, Reddy M, Lakkireddy D, Dickfeld T, Weiss JP, Mathuria N, Vergara P, Patel M, Nakahara S, Vakil K, Sauer WH, Callans DJ, Natale A, Stevenson WG, Della Bella P, Shivkumar K, Marchlinski FE. Sex and catheter ablation for ventricular tachycardia: An international ventricular tachycardia ablation center collaborative group study. JAMA Cardiol. 2016.

French B, Wang L, Gage BF, Horenstein RB, Limdi NA, Kimmel SE. A systematic analysis and comparison of warfarin initiation strategies. Pharmacogenet Genomics. 2016;26;10;445-52.

Gertz ZM, O'Donnell W, Raina A, Balderston JR, Litwack AJ, Goldberg LR. Implementation of a computerized order entry tool to reduce the inappropriate and unnecessary use of cardiac stress tests with imaging in hospitalized patients. Am J Cardiol. 2016;118;8:1123-1127. 

Giri J, Arany Z. Editorial commentary: Guidance through the "toolshed" for endovascular revascularization of the lower extremity.Trends Cardiovasc Med. 2016;26;6;513 4.

Groeneveld. PW, Dixit, S. Cardiac pacing and defibrillation devices: Cost and effectiveness. Annual Review of Medicine. 2016; 68.

Hirshfeld JW, Fiorilli PN. Coronary bypass surgery versus percutaneous coronary intervention in left main and multivessel disease:  incremental data- how do we apply it? Jacc Cardiovasc Interv. 2016 Dec 26;9(24):2490-2492.

Joseph J, Naqvi SY, Giri J, Goldberg S. Aortic stenosis: pathophysiology, diagnosis and therapy. Am J Med. 2016.

Jurgens C, Lee CS, Riegel B. Psychometric analysis of the Heart Failure Somatic Perception Scale as a measure of patient symptom perception. Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing. 2017: 32(2), 140-147.

Kimmel SE, Troxel AB, French B, Loewenstein G, Doshi JA, Hecht TE, Laskin M, Brensinger CM, Meussner C, Volpp K. A randomized trial of lottery-based incentives and reminders to improve warfarin adherence: the Warfarin Incentives (WIN2) Trial. Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf. 2016;25;11:1219-1227. 

Khurshid S, Liang JJ, Owens A, Lin D, Schaller R, Epstein AE, Marchlinski FE, Frankel DS. Longer paced QRS duration is associated with increased prevalence of right ventricular pacing-induced cardiomyopathy. J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 2016;27;10:1174-1179.;jsessionid=85BF06D488ACA3574ACCFD58CE105460.f03t02

Kobayashi T, Giri J. The Role of Embolic Protection in Carotid Stenting Progress in Cardiovascular Diseases (PCVD). Prog Cardiovasc Dis. 2017 May - Jun;59(6):612-618.

Kobayashi T, Glorioso TJ, Armstrong EJ, Maddox TM, Plomondon ME, Grunwald GK, Bradley SM, Tsai TT, Waldo SW, Rao SV, Banerjee S, Nallamothu BK, Bhatt DL, Rene AG, Wilensky RL, Groeneveld PW, Giri J. Comparative Outcomes After Percutaneous Coronary Intervention Among Black and White Patients Treated at US Veterans Affairs Hospitals. JAMA Cardiol. 2017 Sep 1;2(9):967-975.

Kobayashi T, Hirshfeld J. Radiation Exposure in the Cardiac Catheterization: Operator Behavior Matters. Circ Cardiovasc Interv. 2017;10;8.

Lee, S & Riegel B. State of the Science in Heart Failure Symptom Perception Research: An Integrative Review. Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing. AUG 2017. 

Liang JJ, Elafros MA, Muser D, Pathak RK, Santangeli P, Zado ES, Frankel DS, Supple GE, Schaller RD, Deo R, Garcia FC, Lin D, Hutchinson MD, Riley MP, Callans DJ, Marchlinski FE, Dixit S. Pulmonary vein antral isolation and nonpulmonary vein trigger ablation are sufficient to achieve favorable long-term outcomes including transformation to paroxysmal arrhythmias in patients with persistent and long-standing persistent atrial fibrillation. Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol. 2016;9;11.

MacKay EJ, Patel PA, Gutsche JT, Weiss SJ, Augoustides JG. Contemporary clinical niche for intra-aortic balloon counterpulsation in perioperative cardiovascular practice: An evidence-based review for the cardiovascular anesthesiologist. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2016.

McCarthy FH, Bavaria JE, McDermott KM, Moeller P, Spragan D, Hoedt A, Dibble T, Savino D, Williams ML, Vallabhajosyula P, Szeto WY,Desai ND. At the root of the repair debate: Outcomes after elective aortic root replacements for aortic insufficiency with aneurysm. Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102;4:1199-205.

McCarthy FH, McDermott KM, Spragan D, Hoedt A, Kini V, Atluri P, Gaffey A, Szeto WY, Acker MA, Desai ND. Unconventional volume-outcome associations in adult extracorporeal membrane oxygenation in the United States. Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102;2:489-95.

McCormack, S.E., Xiao, R., Kilbaugh, T.J., Karlsson, M., Ganetzky, R.D., Cunningham, Z.Z., Goldstein, A., Falk, M.J., Damrauer, S.M. Hospitalizations for mitochondrial disease across the lifespan in the U.S. Molecular Genetics and Metabolism. 2017;121:19.

Naim MY, Burke RV, McNally BF, Song L, Griffis HM, Berg RA, Vellano K, Markenson D, Bradley RN, Rossano JW. Association of bystander cardiopulmonary resuscitation with overall and neurologically favorable survival after pediatric out-of-hospital cardiac arrest in the United States: A report from the cardiac arrest registry to enhance survival surveillance registry. JAMA Pediatr. 2016.

Nandi D, Miyamoto SD, Pietra BA, Shaddy RE, Rossano JW. Donation after circulatory death in pediatric patients: Current utilization in the United States. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2016;25;1131-2.

Narayan HK, French B, Khan AM, Plappert T, Hyman D, Bajulaiye A, Domchek S, DeMichele A, Clark A, Matro J, Bradbury A, Fox K, Carver JR, Ky B. Noninvasive measures of ventricular-arterial coupling and circumferential strain predict cancer therapeutics-related cardiac dysfunction. JACC Cardiovasc Imaging. 2016;9;10:1131-1141. 

O’Byrne ML, Cross R, Martin G. Asymptomatic atresia of the anomalous pulmonary vein in a patient with scimitar syndrome presenting in childhood.  Cardiology in the Young, 2017; Aug 29:1-5.

O’Byrne ML, Desai S, Lane M, McBride M, Paridon S, Goldmuntz E. Relationship between habitual exercise and performance cardiopulmonary exercise testing differs between children with single and biventricular circulations. Pediatr Cardiol. 2017 Mar;38(3):472-483.

O’Byrne ML, Gillespie MJ, Shinohara RT, Dori Y, Rome JJ, Glatz AC. Cost comparison of Transcatheter and Operative Pulmonary Valve Replacement (from the Pediatric Health Information Systems Database).  American Journal of Cardiology, 2016;117(1): 121-126.

O’Byrne ML, Kanter JP, Berger JT, Jonas RA. Outcomes of patients with pulmonary atresia and major aortopulmonary collaterals without intervention in infancy. Pediatric Cardiology, 2016;37(7): 1380-1391.

O’Byrne ML, Kim S, Hornik CP, Yerokun BA, Matsouaka RA, Jacobs JP, Jacobs ML, Jonas RA. Effect of Obesity and Underweight Status on Perioperative Outcomes of Congenital Heart Operations in Children, Adolescents, and Young Adults: An Analysis of Data from the Society of Thoracic Surgeons Database. Circulation, 2017;136(8): 704-718.

O’Byrne ML and Schidlow DN. Durable benefit of particle occlusion of systemic to pulmonary collaterals in select patients after superior cavopulmonary connectionPediatr Cardiol, 2017 Oct 7;epub ahead of print.  

O’Byrne ML, Shinohara RT, Grant EK, Kanter JP, Gillespie MJ, Dori Y, Rome JJ, Glatz AC. Increasing Propensity to Pursue Operative Closure of Atrial Septal Defects Following Changes in the Instructions for Use of Amplatzer Septal Occluder Device: An Observational Study Using Data From the Pediatric Health Information Systems Database.  American Heart Journal, 2017 Oct;192:85-97.

Perman SM, Stanton E, Soar J, Berg RA, Donnino MW, Mikkelsen ME, Edelson DP, Churpek MM, Yang L, Merchant RM, American Heart Association’s Get With the Guidelines – Resuscitation. Location of in-hospital cardiac arrest in the United States – Variability in event rate and outcomes. J Am Heart Assoc. 2016; 5;10.

Riegel B, Dickson VV. A qualitative secondary data analysis of intentional and unintentional medication nonadherence in adults with chronic heart failure. Heart Lung. 2016.

Riegel B, Dickson VV, Garcia LE, Masterson Creber R, Streur M. Mechanisms of change in self-care in adults with heart failure receiving a tailored, motivational interviewing intervention. Patient Education and Counseling, 2017: 100(2), 283-288.

Riegel B, Moser DK, Buck HG, Dickson VV, Dunbar SB, Lee CS, Lennie TA, Lindenfeld J, Mitchel JE, Treat-Jacobson DJ, Webber DE. Self-Care for the Prevention and Management of Cardiovascular Disease and Stroke (AHA Scientific Statement), Journal of the American Heart Association, 2017, 6(9).

Rossano JW, Cabrera AG, Shaddy RE. Heart transplantation-The pediatric cardiac critical care perspective. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2016;17;S171-7.

Rossano JW, Cherikh WS, Chambers DC, Goldfarb S, Kush K, Kucheryavaya AY, Levvey BJ, Lund LH, Meiser B, Yusen RD, Stehlik J. The Registry of the International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation: twentieth pediatric heart transplantation report – 2017; focus theme: allograft ischemic time. The Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation. 2017 Oct;36(10):1060-1069.

Rossano JW, Dipchand Al, Edwards LB, Goldfarb S, Kucheryavaya AY, Levvey Rn BJ, Lund LH, Meiser B, Yusen RD, Stehlik J, International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation. The registry of the international society for heart and lung transplantation: Nineteenth pediatric heart transplantation report-2016; Focus theme: Primary diagnostic indications for transplant. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2016;35;1185-95.

Rossano JW, Jefferies JL, Pahl E, Naftel DC, Pruitt E, Lupton K, Dreyer WJ, Chinnock R, Boyle G, Mahle WT. Use of sirolimus in pediatric heart transplant recipients: a multi-institutional study from the Pediatric Heart Transplant Study Group. The Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation. 2017;36:427-433.

Rumsfeld JS, Brooks SC, Aufderheide TP, Leary M, Bradley SM, Nkonde-Price C, Schwamm LH, Jessup M, Ferrer JM, Merchant RM, American Heart Association Emergency Cardiovascular Care Committee, Council on Cardiopulmonary Critical Care, Perioperative and Resuscitation, Council on Quality of Care and Outcomes Research, Council on Cardiovascular and Stroke Nursing, Council on Epidemiology and Prevention. Use of mobile devices, social media, and crowdsourcing as digital strategies to improve emergency cardiovascular care: A scientific statement from the American Heart Association. Circulation. 2016;134;8: e87-e108.

Sinnenberg L, DiSilvestro CL, Mancheno C, Dailey K, Tufts C, Buttenheim AM, Barg F, Ungar L, Schwartz H, Brown D, Asch DA, Merchant RM. Twitter as a potential data source for cardiovascular disease research. JAMA Cardiol. 2016.

Vallabhajosyula P, Gottret JP, Menon R, Sultan I, Abbas Z, Siki M, Kramer M, Pulsipher A, Naidu S, Pochettino A, Milewski K, Szeto WY, Bavaria JE. Central repair with antegrade TEVAR for malperfusion syndromes in acute Debakey I aortic dissection. Ann Thorac Surg. 2016.

Vallabhajosyula P, Szeto WY, Habertheuer A, Komlo C, Milewski RK, McCarthy F, Desai ND, Bavaria JE. Bicuspid aortic insufficiency with aortic root aneurysm: Root reimplantation versus bentall root replacement. Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:1221-8.

Vaughan DV, Lee CS, Yehle, KS, Mola A, Faulkner KM, Riegel B. Psychometric testing of the self-care of coronary heart disease inventory (SC-CHDI). Res Nurse Health. 2016.

Vellone E, Pancani L, Greco A, Steca P, Riegel B. Self-care confidence may be more important than cognition to influence self-care behaviors in adults with heart failure: Testing a mediation model. Int J Nurs Stud. 2016.

Wang GJ, Shaw PA, Townsend RR, Anderson AH, Xie D, Wang X, Nessel LC, Mohler ER, Sozio SM, Jaar BG, Chen J, Wright J, Taliercio JJ, Ojo A, Ricardo AC, Lustigova E, Fairman RM, Feldman HI, Ky B; CRIC Study Investigators. The associations between peripheral artery disease and physical outcome measures in men and women with chronic kidney disease. Ann Vasc Surg. 2016;35:111-20. 

Wilensky RL, Saybolt MD. Going green for vulnerable plaque detection? JACC Cardiovasc Imaging. 2016;9;1096-8.