Selected Publications

Academic Article

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2022 Coronary flow abnormalities in chronic kidney disease: A systematic review and meta-analysis 2022
2022 Cardiopulmonary transit time: A novel PET imaging biomarker of in vivo physiology for risk stratification of heart transplant recipientsJournal of Nuclear Cardiology.  29:1234-1244. 2022
2022 Papillary muscle ischemia and myocardial blood flow on N13-ammonia positron emission tomography myocardial perfusion imagingJournal of Nuclear Cardiology.  29:304-306. 2022
2022 Role of Exercise Treadmill Testing in the Assessment of Coronary Microvascular DiseaseJACC: Cardiovascular Imaging.  15:312-321. 2022
2022 Association of Myocardial Blood Flow Reserve with Adverse Left Ventricular Remodeling in Patients with Aortic Stenosis: The Microvascular Disease in Aortic Stenosis (MIDAS) StudyJAMA Cardiology.  7:93-99. 2022
2021 SPECT-derived absolute myocardial perfusion measures: A step in the right directionJournal of Nuclear Cardiology.  28:1919-1922. 2021
2021 PET Cardiac Imaging (Perfusion, Viability, Sarcoidosis, and Infection)Radiologic Clinics of North America.  59:835-852. 2021
2021 Regional impact of updated guidelines on prevalence and distribution of blood pressure categories for hypertension in India: Results from the National Family Health Survey 4Indian Heart Journal.  73:481-486. 2021
2021 Relative Predictive Value of Circulating Immune Markers in US Adults Without Cardiovascular Disease: Implications for Risk ReclassificationMayo Clinic Proceedings.  96:1812-1821. 2021
2021 Feasibility of somatostatin receptor-targeted imaging for detection of myocardial inflammation: A pilot studyJournal of Nuclear Cardiology.  28:1089-1099. 2021
2021 Review of Published Cases of Syncope and Sudden Death in Patients With Severe Aortic Stenosis Documented by ElectrocardiographyAmerican Journal of Cardiology.  148:124-129. 2021
2021 Coronary microvascular dysfunction, left ventricular remodeling, and clinical outcomes in aortic stenosisJournal of Nuclear Cardiology.  28:579-588. 2021
2021 Myocardial perfusion artifacts in left bundle branch block: A diagnostic challengeJournal of Nuclear Cardiology.  28:543-545. 2021
2021 The role of multimodality imaging in HIV-related heart diseaseJournal of Nuclear Cardiology.  28:531-535. 2021
2020 Assessment of Heterogeneity in Heart Failure-Related Meta-AnalysesCirculation: Heart Failure.  13:E007070. 2020
2020 Meta-Analysis Comparing Direct Oral Anticoagulants to Low Molecular Weight Heparin for Treatment of Venous Thromboembolism in Patients With CancerAmerican Journal of Cardiology.  133:175-178. 2020
2020 Measurement of blood flow in myocardial layers: A step toward comprehensive physiological evaluationJournal of Nuclear Cardiology.  27:1675-1678. 2020
2020 Using antimatter to uncover what matters: metformin effects on myocardial efficiency in heart failureEuropean Journal of Heart Failure.  22:1638-1640. 2020
2020 Cardiac Function and Sudden Cardiac Death in Heart Failure With Preserved Ejection Fraction (from the TOPCAT Trial)American Journal of Cardiology.  129:46-52. 2020
2020 Leucocyte count predicts cardiovascular risk in heart failure with preserved ejection fraction: insights from TOPCAT AmericasESC Heart Failure.  7:1676-1687. 2020
2020 Hypertensive coronary microvascular dysfunction: A subclinical marker of end organ damage and heart failureEuropean Heart Journal.  41:2366-2375. 2020
2020 Effect of immunomodulation on cardiac remodelling and outcomes in heart failure: a quantitative synthesis of the literatureESC Heart Failure.  7:1319-1330. 2020
2020 Anemia, Mortality, and Hospitalizations in Heart Failure With a Preserved Ejection Fraction (from the TOPCAT Trial)American Journal of Cardiology.  125:1347-1354. 2020
2020 Management of reproductive health in patients with pulmonary hypertension 2020
2020 Complete versus culprit-vessel only revascularization in STEMI: An updated meta-analysis of randomized control trials☆ 2020
2020 FDG-PET/CT diagnosis of aortitis and pseudoaneurysmsJournal of Nuclear Cardiology.  27:362-365. 2020
2020 The Cost and Length of Stay Associated with Biventricular Assist Devices in the United States (2009-2015)Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation.  39:S400-S401. 2020
2020 Angiotensin-neprilysin inhibition in heart failure with preserved ejection fractionNew England Journal of Medicine.  382:1180-1183. 2020
2020 Cases from a busy nuclear cardiology laboratoryJournal of Nuclear Cardiology.  27:305-314. 2020
2020 Reduced Left Atrial Emptying Fraction and Chymase Activation in Pathophysiology of Primary Mitral RegurgitationJACC: Basic to Translational Science.  5:109-122. 2020
2020 Marijuana Use in Patients With Cardiovascular Disease: JACC Review Topic of the WeekJournal of the American College of Cardiology.  75:320-332. 2020
2020 Coronary Microvascular Dysfunction, Left Ventricular Remodeling, and Clinical Outcomes in Patients With Chronic Kidney ImpairmentCirculation.  141:21-33. 2020
2020 Hypochloremia is a noninvasive predictor of mortality in pulmonary arterial hypertensionJournal of the American Heart Association.  9. 2020
2019 Effect of a Community Health Worker-Based Approach to Integrated Cardiovascular Risk Factor Control in India: A Cluster Randomized Controlled TrialGlobal Heart.  14:355-365. 2019
2019 Gregory S. Thomas, L. Samuel Wann, and Myrvin H. Ellestad (eds.) Ellestad's stress testing: Principles and practice; 6th Edition : Oxford University Press, Dec 12, 2018, 608 pp., ISBN-10: 0190225483, ISBN-13: 978-0190225483, hardcover $160Journal of Nuclear Cardiology.  26:2060-2064. 2019
2019 Myocardial blood flow measures using cardiac positron emission tomography: Software comparisonsJournal of Nuclear Cardiology.  26:2013-2017. 2019
2019 Use of echocardiography as an essential tool for targeted transcatheter biopsy of cardiac masses 2019
2019 Does dual vs. triple antithrombotic therapy after percutaneous coronary intervention in patients with atrial fibrillation lower the risk of bleeding at the cost of increased risk of ischemic events? 2019
2019 Efficacy of Neurohormonal Therapies in Preventing Cardiotoxicity in Patients With Cancer Undergoing ChemotherapyJACC. CardioOncology.  1:54-65. 2019
2019 Role of left ventricle deformation analysis in stress echocardiography for significant coronary artery disease detection: A diagnostic study meta-analysis 2019
2019 Association between nonalcoholic fatty liver disease at CT and coronary microvascular dysfunction at myocardial perfusion PET/CTRadiology.  291:330-337. 2019
2019 Cardiovascular Events and Hospital Deaths Among Patients With Severe SepsisAmerican Journal of Cardiology.  123:1406-1413. 2019
2019 In ResponseAnesthesia and Analgesia.  128:E82-E83. 2019
2019 Incidence of atrioventricular block with vasodilator stress SPECT: A meta-analysisJournal of Nuclear Cardiology.  26:616-628. 2019
2019 Extended prophylaxis for venous thromboembolism after hospitalization for medical illness: A trial sequential and cumulative meta-analysisPLoS Medicine.  16. 2019
2019 Organ donation and drug intoxication-related deaths in the United StatesNew England Journal of Medicine.  380:597-599. 2019
2019 In-Hospital Management and Outcomes After ST-Segment-Elevation Myocardial Infarction in Medicaid Beneficiaries Compared With Privately Insured IndividualsCirculation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes.  12:e004971. 2019
2018 Pectus Excavatum and Right Ventricular Compression in a Young Athlete with SyncopeAmerican Journal of Medicine.  131:e451-e453. 2018
2018 Incidence and in-hospital outcomes of single-vessel coronary chronic total occlusion treated with percutaneous coronary interventionInternational Journal of Cardiology.  269:61-66. 2018
2018 Meta-analyses: How to critically appraise them?Journal of Nuclear Cardiology.  25:1598-1600. 2018
2018 Myocardial Scar But Not Ischemia Is Associated With Defibrillator Shocks and Sudden Cardiac Death in Stable Patients With Reduced Left Ventricular Ejection FractionJACC: Clinical Electrophysiology.  4:1200-1210. 2018
2018 Coronary Microvascular Dysfunction and Cardiovascular Risk in Obese PatientsJournal of the American College of Cardiology.  72:707-717. 2018
2018 The ReplyAmerican Journal of Medicine.  131:e263. 2018
2018 The ReplyAmerican Journal of Medicine.  131:e267-e268. 2018
2018 Patent Foramen Ovale Closure for Secondary Prevention of Cryptogenic Stroke: Updated Meta-Analysis of Randomized Clinical TrialsAmerican Journal of Medicine.  131:575-577. 2018
2018 Trends and Cost of Heart Transplantation and Left Ventricular Assist Devices: Impact of Proposed Federal CutsJACC: Heart Failure.  6:424-432. 2018
2018 Impact of Left Ventricular Trabeculations and Papillary Muscles on Mass, Geometry, and Association With Incident Adverse Cardiovascular Events: The Framingham Heart StudyJACC: Cardiovascular Imaging.  11:653-654. 2018
2018 Influence of ejection fraction on cause-specific mortality in heart failure with preserved ejection fractionEuropean Journal of Heart Failure.  20:815-816. 2018
2018 Neurological effects of proprotein convertase subtilisin/kexin type 9 inhibitors: Direct comparisonsEuropean Heart Journal - Quality of Care and Clinical Outcomes.  4:132-141. 2018
2018 Costs of Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement: Implications of Proposed Medicare CutsJACC: Cardiovascular Interventions.  11:610-612. 2018
2018 Effect of NT-proBNP–Guided Therapy on All-Cause Mortality in Chronic Heart Failure With Reduced Ejection FractionJournal of the American College of Cardiology.  71:951-952. 2018
2018 FFR-guided multivessel stenting reduces urgent revascularization compared with infarct-related artery only stenting in ST-elevation myocardial infarction: A meta-analysis of randomized controlled trialsInternational Journal of Cardiology.  252:63-67. 2018
2018 Galectin-3: an emerging biomarker in stroke and cerebrovascular diseasesEuropean Journal of Neurology.  25:238-246. 2018
2018 Regadenoson use for stress myocardial perfusion imaging in advance chronic kidney disease and dialysis: Safe, effective, and efficientJournal of Nuclear Cardiology.  25:150-152. 2018
2018 Hospitalization rates, prevalence of cardiovascular manifestations, and outcomes associated with sarcoidosis in the United StatesJournal of the American Heart Association.  7. 2018
2018 Racial differences in plasma levels of n-Terminal pro-b-Type natriuretic peptide and outcomes the reasons for geographic and racial differences in stroke (regards) studyJAMA Cardiology.  3:11-17. 2018
2018 Targeted temperature management after cardiac arrest: Systematic review and meta-analysesAnesthesia and Analgesia.  126:867-875. 2018
2017 Integrated Noninvasive Physiological Assessment of Coronary Circulatory Function and Impact on Cardiovascular Mortality in Patients With Stable Coronary Artery DiseaseCirculation.  136:2325-2336. 2017
2017 Coronary Microvascular Dysfunction Identifies Patients at High Risk of Adverse Events Across Cardiometabolic DiseasesJournal of the American College of Cardiology.  70:2835-2837. 2017
2017 Reducing radiation exposure from nuclear myocardial perfusion imaging: Time to act is nowJournal of Nuclear Cardiology.  24:1856-1859. 2017
2017 Transcatheter pulmonary valve implantation: A comprehensive systematic review and meta-analyses of observational studiesJournal of the American Heart Association.  6. 2017
2017 Percutaneous coronary intervention vs. coronary artery bypass grafting for left main revascularization: An updated meta-analysisEuropean Heart Journal - Quality of Care and Clinical Outcomes.  3:173-182. 2017
2017 Response by Golwala et al to Letter Regarding Article, "implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillator for Nonischemic Cardiomyopathy: An Updated Meta-Analysis"Circulation.  135:e1200-e1202. 2017
2017 Conducting and interpreting high-quality systematic reviews and meta-analysesJournal of Nuclear Cardiology.  24:471-481. 2017
2017 Surgical Embolectomy for Acute Pulmonary Embolism: Systematic Review and Comprehensive Meta-AnalysesAnnals of Thoracic Surgery.  103:982-990. 2017
2017 Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillator for Nonischemic Cardiomyopathy: An Updated Meta-AnalysisCirculation.  135:201-203. 2017
2016 Catheter-directed treatment for acute pulmonary embolism: Systematic review and single-arm meta-analysesInternational Journal of Cardiology.  225:128-139. 2016
2016 Transradial access mitigates bleeding benefit offered by bivalirudin over heparin in patients undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention: Insights from meta-analysis of randomized and observational studiesInternational Journal of Cardiology.  221:601-608. 2016
2016 Comparison of approaches for stroke prophylaxis in patients with non-valvular atrial fibrillation: Network meta-analyses of randomized controlled trialsPLoS One.  11. 2016
2016 Renin-Angiotensin System Inhibition and Lower 30-Day All-Cause Readmission in Medicare Beneficiaries with Heart FailureAmerican Journal of Medicine.  129:1067-1073. 2016
2016 Caffeine does not significantly reduce the sensitivity of vasodilator stress myocardial perfusion imagingJournal of Nuclear Cardiology.  23:442-446. 2016
2016 Caffeine intake and myocardial perfusion imagingJournal of Nuclear Cardiology.  23:605. 2016
2016 The prognostic value of non-perfusion variables obtained during vasodilator stress myocardial perfusion imagingJournal of Nuclear Cardiology.  23:390-413. 2016
2016 Comparison of failure rates of crossing side branch with pressure vs. coronary guidewire: A meta-analysisEuropean Journal of Clinical Investigation.  46:448-459. 2016
2016 Cardiogenic shock from atypical Takotsubo cardiomyopathy attributed to acute disseminated encephalomyelitis lesion involving the medullaClinical Autonomic Research.  26:149-151. 2016
2016 Response to “Glucocorticoids for treating Takotsubo syndrome?” and “Atypical global Takotsubo syndrome in a patient with acute disseminated encephalomyelitis”Clinical Autonomic Research.  26:163-164. 2016
2016 Primary pulmonary artery sarcoma: A close associate of pulmonary embolism-20-year observational analysisJournal of Thoracic Disease.  8:2592-2601. 2016
2015 Comparison of approaches to revascularization in patients with multivessel coronary artery disease presenting with st-segment elevation myocardial infarction: Meta-analyses of randomized control trialsJournal of the American Heart Association.  4. 2015
2015 Outcomes of β-blocker use in pulmonary arterial hypertension: A propensity-matched analysisEuropean Respiratory Journal.  46:750-760. 2015
2015 Beta-blocker use and 30-day all-cause readmission in medicare beneficiaries with systolic heart failureAmerican Journal of Medicine.  128:715-721. 2015
2015 Glycoprotein IIb/IIIa inhibitors improve mortality after aspiration thrombectomy in patients with ST-segment elevation myocardial infarctionInternational Journal of Cardiology.  187:206-207. 2015
2014 Outcomes of patients with ischemic mitral regurgitation undergoing percutaneous coronary interventionAmerican Journal of Cardiology.  114:1011-1017. 2014
2014 Impact of atrial fibrillation and heart failure, independent of each other and in combination, on mortality in community-dwelling older adultsAmerican Journal of Cardiology.  114:909-913. 2014
2014 Prevalence and outcomes of unoperated patients with severe symptomatic mitral regurgitation and heart failure: Comprehensive analysis to determine the potential role of mitraclip for this unmet needJournal of the American College of Cardiology.  63:185-186. 2014
2014 Impact of atrial fibrillation and heart failure, independent of each other and in combination, on mortality in community-dwelling older adults.American Journal of Cardiology.  114:909-913. 2014
2014 Percutaneous left atrial appendage occlusion for stroke prophylaxis in nonvalvular atrial fibrillation: A systematic review and analysis of observational studiesJACC: Cardiovascular Interventions.  7:296-304. 2014
2014 Relationship of beam angulation and radiation exposure in the cardiac catheterization laboratoryJACC: Cardiovascular Interventions.  7:558-566. 2014
2014 Reply: Left atrial appendage occlusion devices versus pharmacological agents for stroke prevention in atrial fibrillation: Testing the noninferiority marginsJACC: Cardiovascular Interventions.  7:943. 2014
2014 Risk of cerebrovascular events in patients with patent foramen ovale and intracardiac devicesJACC: Cardiovascular Interventions.  7:1221-1226. 2014
2013 Outcomes of carotid stenting in patients with previous neck radiationCatheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions.  82:689-695. 2013
2013 A common presentation with an uncommon diagnosisICU Director.  4:252-256. 2013
2013 Impact of diabetes on long-term mortality following multivessel percutaneous interventions: An insight into optimal statistical analysisInternational Journal of Cardiology.  167:2120-2125. 2013
2013 Impact of severe mitral regurgitation on postoperative outcomes after noncardiac surgeryAmerican Journal of Medicine.  126:529-535. 2013
2013 Impact of aortic stenosis on postoperative outcomes after noncardiac surgeriesCirculation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes.  6:193-200. 2013
2013 Comparison of multicenter registries and randomized control trials for transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR)Indian Heart Journal.  65:400-411. 2013
2012 ReplyJACC: Cardiovascular Interventions.  5:1189. 2012
2012 Response to letter regarding article percutaneous coronary intervention in patients with severe aortic stenosis: Implications for transcatheter aortic valve replacementCirculation.  126. 2012
2012 Meta-analysis of transcatheter closure versus medical therapy for patent foramen ovale in prevention of recurrent neurological events after presumed paradoxical embolismJACC: Cardiovascular Interventions.  5:777-789. 2012
2012 Percutaneous coronary intervention in patients with severe aortic stenosis: Implications for transcatheter aortic valve replacementCirculation.  125:1005-1013. 2012
2010 Donor transmission of malignant melanoma in a lung transplant recipient 32 years after curative resectionTransplant International.  23. 2010

Education And Training

  • Bachelor of Medicine & Surgery (MBBS), All India Institute of Medical Sciences 2008
  • Full Name

  • Navkaranbir Bajaj