Smith Center Publications


2021 Publications

Figueroa JF, Wadhera RK, Mehtsun WT, Riley K, Phelan J, Jha AK. Association of race, ethnicity, and community-level factors with COVID-19 cases and deaths across U.S. counties. Healthc (Amst). 2021 Mar;9(1):100495. doi: 10.1016/j.hjdsi.2020.100495. Epub 2020 Nov 21. PMID: 33285500; PMCID: PMC7680060.

Butala NM, Faridi KF, Secemsky EA, Song Y, Curtis J, Gibson CM, Kazi D, Shen C, Yeh RW. Prognosis of Claims- Versus Trial-Based Ischemic and Bleeding Events Beyond 1 Year After Coronary Stenting. J Am Heart Assoc. 2021 Mar 6:e018744. doi: 10.1161/JAHA.120.018744. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 33682431.

Diamond J, Varma N, Kramer DB. Making the Most of Cardiac Device Remote Management: Towards an Actionable Care Model. Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol. 2021 Mar 4:CIRCEP120009497. doi: 10.1161/CIRCEP.120.009497. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 33657833.

Strom JB, Markson LJ, Tsao CW, Manning WJ. Impact of Redefinition of Normal Limits for Echocardiographic Left Ventricular Ejection Fraction on All-Cause Mortality. J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 2021 Mar 3:S0894-7317(21)00073-0. doi: 10.1016/j.echo.2021.02.006. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 33675943.

Kramer DB, Opel DJ, Parasidis E, Mello MM. Choices in a Crisis - Individual Preferences among SARS-CoV-2 Vaccines. N Engl J Med. 2021 Mar 3. doi: 10.1056/NEJMp2102146. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 33657289.

Shen C, Wadhera RK, Yeh RW. Misclassification of Hospital Performance Under the Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program: Implications for Value-Based Programs. JAMA Cardiol. 2021 Mar 1;6(3):332-335. doi: 10.1001/jamacardio.2020.4746. PMID: 33052371; PMCID: PMC7557505.

Liu X, Yuan Y, Wong J, Meng G, Ueoka A, Woiewodski LM, Chen LS, Shen C, Li X, Lin SF, Everett TH 4th, Chen PS. The frequency spectrum of sympathetic nerve activity and arrhythmogenicity in ambulatory dogs. Heart Rhythm. 2021 Mar;18(3):465-472. doi: 10.1016/j.hrthm.2020.11.023. Epub 2020 Nov 24. PMID: 33246037.

Butala NM, Makkar R, Secemsky EA, Gallup D, Marquis-Gravel G, Kosinski AS, Vemulapalli S, Valle JA, Bradley SM, Chakravarty T, Yeh RW, Cohen DJ. Cerebral Embolic Protection and Outcomes of Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement: Results from the TVT Registry. Circulation. 2021 Feb 23. doi: 10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.120.052874. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 33619968.

Krawisz AK, Rosenfield K, White CJ, Jaff MR, Campbell J, Kennedy K, Tsai T, Hawkins B, Jones S, Secemsky EA. Clinical Impact of Contralateral Carotid Occlusion in Patients Undergoing Carotid Artery Revascularization. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2021 Feb 23;77(7):835-844. doi: 10.1016/j.jacc.2020.12.032. PMID: 33602464; PMCID: PMC7899080.

Kusayama T, Wan J, Yuan Y, Liu X, Li X, Shen C, Fishbein MC, Everett TH 4th, Chen PS. Effects of subcutaneous nerve stimulation with blindly inserted electrodes on ventricular rate control in a canine model of persistent atrial fibrillation. Heart Rhythm. 2021 Feb;18(2):261-270. doi: 10.1016/j.hrthm.2020.09.009. Epub 2020 Sep 18. PMID: 32956842.

Gutierrez JA, Rao SV, Jones WS, Secemsky EA, Aday AW, Gu L, Schulteis RD, Krucoff MW, White R, Armstrong EJ, Banerjee S, Tsai S, Patel MR, Swaminathan RV. Survival and Causes of Death Among Veterans With Lower Extremity Revascularization With Paclitaxel-Coated Devices: Insights From the Veterans Health Administration. J Am Heart Assoc. 2021 Feb 16;10(4):e018149. doi: 10.1161/JAHA.120.018149. Epub 2021 Feb 6. PMID: 33554613.

Krawisz AK, Raja A, Secemsky EA. Femoral-popliteal peripheral artery disease: From symptom presentation to management and treatment controversies. Prog Cardiovasc Dis. 2021 Feb 13:S0033-0620(21)00018-9. doi: 10.1016/j.pcad.2021.02.004. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 33592208.

Mendez SR, Frank RC, Stevenson EK, Chung M, Silverman MG. Dihydropyridine Calcium Channel Blockers and the Risk of Severe COVID-19. Chest. 2021 Feb 3:S0012-3692(21)00245-2. doi: 10.1016/j.chest.2021.01.073. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 33548220; PMCID: PMC7857077.

Khatana SAM, Venkataramani AS, Nathan AS, Dayoub EJ, Eberly LA, Kazi DS, Yeh RW, Mitra N, Subramanian SV, Groeneveld PW. Association Between County-Level Change in Economic Prosperity and Change in Cardiovascular Mortality Among Middle-aged US Adults. JAMA. 2021 Feb 2;325(5):445-453. doi: 10.1001/jama.2020.26141. PMID: 33528535; PMCID: PMC7856543.

Rathakrishnan B, Secemsky EA. Turning the tide: Evolution of below-the-knee endovascular intervention. Vasc Med. 2021 Feb;26(1):26-27. doi: 10.1177/1358863X20978281. Epub 2020 Dec 14. PMID: 33314979.

Klein AJ, Secemsky EA. Shedding Some 'Light' on Below-the-Knee Intervention in CLI With Lasers. Cardiovasc Revasc Med. 2021 Feb;23:84-85. doi: 10.1016/j.carrev.2020.11.016. Epub 2020 Dec 5. PMID: 33293253.

Anderson TS, Jing B, Fung K, Steinman MA. Older Adults' Persistence to Antihypertensives Prescribed at Hospital Discharge: a Retrospective Cohort Study. J Gen Intern Med. 2021 Jan 19. doi: 10.1007/s11606-020-06401-0. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 33469765.

Wadhera RK, Shen C, Gondi S, Chen S, Kazi DS, Yeh RW. Cardiovascular Deaths During the COVID-19 Pandemic in the United States. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2021 Jan 19;77(2):159-169. doi: 10.1016/j.jacc.2020.10.055. PMID: 33446309; PMCID: PMC7800141.

Secemsky EA, Raja A, Shen C, Valsdottir LR, Schermerhorn M, Yeh RW; SAFE-PAD Investigators. Rationale and Design of the SAFE-PAD Study. Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes. 2021 Jan;14(1):e007040. doi: 10.1161/CIRCOUTCOMES.120.007040. Epub 2021 Jan 13. PMID: 33435732; PMCID: PMC7886015.

Faridi KF, Tamez H, Butala NM, Song Y, Shen C, Secemsky EA, Mauri L, Curtis JP, Strom JB, Yeh RW. Comparability of Event Adjudication Versus Administrative Billing Claims for Outcome Ascertainment in the DAPT Study: Findings From the EXTEND-DAPT Study. Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes. 2021 Jan;14(1):e006589. doi: 10.1161/CIRCOUTCOMES.120.006589. Epub 2021 Jan 13. PMID: 33435731; PMCID: PMC7855905.

Gurin MI, Beyer SE, Weinberg M, Parikh SA, Armstrong EJ, Albaghdadi MS, Aronow HD, Carroll BJ, Yeh R, Secemsky EA. Health Care Utilization Following Inpatient Femoropopliteal Revascularization With Drug-Coated Balloon Angioplasty: A Nationwide Cohort Analysis. J Endovasc Ther. 2021 Jan 11:1526602820984111. doi: 10.1177/1526602820984111. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 33426984.

Weitzman RE, Stern AD, Kramer DB. Food and Drug Administration Guidance Documents and New Medical Devices: The Case of Breast Prostheses. Am J Ther. 2021 Jan-Feb 01;28(1):e127-e130. doi: 10.1097/MJT.0000000000000888. PMID: 33369910.

Weissler EH, Annapureddy A, Wang Y, Secemsky EA, Shishehbor MH, Mena-Hurtado C, Jelani QU, Aronow HD, Tsai TT, Patel MR, Curtis JP, Jones WS. Paclitaxel-coated devices in the treatment of femoropopliteal stenosis among patients ≥65 years old: An ACC PVI Registry Analysis. Am Heart J. 2021 Mar;233:59-67. doi: 10.1016/j.ahj.2020.12.004. Epub 2020 Dec 13. PMID: 33321119.

Sumarsono A, Lalani H, Segar MW, Rao S, Vaduganathan M, Wadhera RK, Das SR, Navar AM, Fonarow GC, Pandey A. Association of Medicaid Expansion With Rates of Utilization of Cardiovascular Therapies Among Medicaid Beneficiaries Between 2011 and 2018. Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes. 2021 Jan;14(1):e007492. doi: 10.1161/CIRCOUTCOMES.120.007492. Epub 2020 Nov 9. PMID: 33161766.

Lorinsky MK, Belanger MJ, Shen C, Markson LJ, Delling FN, Manning WJ, Strom JB. Characteristics and Significance of Tricuspid Valve Prolapse in a Large Multidecade Echocardiographic Study. J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 2021 Jan;34(1):30-37. doi: 10.1016/j.echo.2020.09.003. Epub 2020 Oct 16. PMID: 33071045; PMCID: PMC7796941.

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