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Academic Work

The Structural Heart Disease fellow will be expected to publish a minimum of two case reports or original research manuscripts in the field of structural intervention or invasive hemodynamic assessment in collaboration with an attending cardiologist. A variety of ongoing research projects are currently available. The SHD fellow will gain competence in CT image analysis for TAVR planning as well as DICOM-based image sharing for research and clinical purposes.

Examples of publications from fellows:

Guide extension assisted stent implantation at ostial right coronary artery creating stent tunnel during transcatheter aortic valve replacement. Cardiovasc Revasc Med. 2020 Apr 23:S1553-8389(20)30226-8. doi: 10.1016/j.carrev.2020.04.022.

Kanei Y, Qureshi W, Walker J, Kakouros N

The Safety and Efficacy of Minimalist approach for Percutaneous Trans-axillary Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR). Structural Heart: The Journal of the Heart 

Kanei Y, Qureshi W, Kaur N, Walker J, Kakouros N. Team. DOI: 10.1080/24748706.2020.1825888

Evaluation of ECG-gated and Fast Low-Angle SHot (FLASH) Dual Source Computed Tomography Scanning Protocols for Transcatheter Aortic Replacement.

Malhotra H, Qureshi WT, Schmidlin EJ, Ahmed M, Kundu A, Kannapan M, Hafiz AM, Walker J, Kakouros N. Accepted for publication in Academic Radiology.

Orbital Atherectomy for Calcific Coronary Artery Disease in Patients With Severe Aortic Stenosis: A Safety and Feasibility Study.

Kassas I, Nagy A, Alonso A, Akhter MW, Smith CS, Ahmed M, Hafiz AM, Walker J, Kakouros N. J Invasive Cardiol. 2019 Jul;31(7):E205-E210. PMID: 31257215
 

Acquired Coronary Fenestration.

Hafiz AM, Perras M, Kakouros N.J Invasive Cardiol. 2019 Dec;31(12):E396.PMID: 31786535
 

A Novel Approach to Managing Trans-Subclavian Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement With Regional Anesthesia.

Alexander B, Angaramo G, Walz JM, Kakouros N, Moiz Hafiz A, Walker J, Krapchev P.J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2018 Jun;32(3):1391-1393. doi: 10.1053/j.jvca.2017.08.022. Epub 2017 Aug 15.PMID: 29128481 No abstract available.
 

Transcatheter Tricuspid Valve Replacement in Orthotopic Heart Transplant.

Hafiz AM, Shih J, Kakouros N.J Invasive Cardiol. 2017 Jun;29(6):E75-E76.
PMID: 28570244
 

The GuideLiner-Sleeve Technique: A Novel Technique for High-Risk PCI Using Two Left Main Guides for Orbital Atherectomy of Two-Vessel Calcified Ostial Coronary Artery Disease.

Hafiz AM, Smith C, Kakouros N.J Invasive Cardiol. 2017 Nov;29(11):E159-E160.PMID: 29086733
 

The Safety and Efficacy of Minimalist approach for Percutaneous Trans-axillary Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR). Structural Heart: The Journal of the Heart Team.

Malhotra H, Qureshi WT, Schmidlin EJ, Ahmed M, Kundu A, Kannapan M, Hafiz AM, Walker J, Kakouros N. Evaluation of ECG-gated and Fast Low-Angle SHot (FLASH) Dual Source Computed Tomography Scanning Protocols for Transcatheter Aortic Replacement. Accepted for publication in Academic Radiology. 64. Kanei Y, Qureshi W, Kaur N, Walker J, Kakouros N. DOI: 10.1080/24748706.2020.1825888
 

Guide extension assisted stent implantation at ostial right coronary artery creating stent tunnel during transcatheter aortic valve replacement.

Kanei Y, Qureshi W, Walker J, Kakouros N. Cardiovasc Revasc Med. 2020 Apr 23:S1553-8389(20)30226-8. doi: 10.1016/j.carrev.2020.04.022.