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Makkar, Rajendra R

Title(s)Professor-in-Residence, Medicine
SchoolCardiology
Phone(310) 423-3571
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    1. Ochiai T, Chakravarty T, Yoon SH, Kaewkes D, Flint N, Patel V, Mahani S, Tiwana R, Sekhon N, Nakamura M, Cheng W, Makkar R. Coronary Access After TAVR. JACC Cardiovasc Interv. 2020 Mar 23; 13(6):693-705. PMID: 32192689.
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    2. Mercanti F, Rosseel L, Neylon A, Bagur R, Sinning JM, Nickenig G, Grube E, Hildick-Smith D, Tavano D, Wolf A, Colonna G, Latib A, Mitomo S, Petronio AS, Angelillis M, Tchétché D, De Biase C, Adamo M, Nejjari M, Digne F, Schäfer U, Amabile N, Achkouty G, Makkar RR, Yoon SH, Finkelstein A, Dvir D, Jones T, Chevalier B, Lefevre T, Piazza N, Mylotte D. Chimney Stenting for Coronary Occlusion During TAVR: Insights From the Chimney Registry. JACC Cardiovasc Interv. 2020 Mar 23; 13(6):751-761. PMID: 32192695.
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    3. Raschpichler MC, Chakravarty T, Lange D, Makkar RR. Balloon-expandable valve-in-valve for a deformed surgical bioprosthesis. Eur Heart J. 2020 Feb 21; 41(8):932. PMID: 30726899.
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    4. Freitas-Ferraz AB, Lerakis S, Barbosa Ribeiro H, Gilard M, Cavalcante JL, Makkar R, Herrmann HC, Windecker S, Enriquez-Sarano M, Cheema AN, Nombela-Franco L, Amat-Santos I, Muñoz-García AJ, Garcia Del Blanco B, Zajarias A, Lisko JC, Hayek S, Babaliaros V, Le Ven F, Gleason TG, Chakravarty T, Szeto WY, Clavel MA, de Agustin A, Serra V, Schindler JT, Dahou A, Annabi MS, Pelletier-Beaumont E, Pibarot P, Rodés-Cabau J. Mitral Regurgitation in Low-Flow, Low-Gradient Aortic Stenosis Patients Undergoing TAVR: Insights From the TOPAS-TAVI Registry. JACC Cardiovasc Interv. 2020 Mar 09; 13(5):567-579. PMID: 32061600.
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    5. Palmerini T, Chakravarty T, Saia F, Bruno AG, Bacchi-Reggiani ML, Marrozzini C, Patel C, Patel V, Testa L, Bedogni F, Ancona M, Montorfano M, Chieffo A, Olivares P, Bartorelli AL, Buscaglia A, Porto I, Nickenig G, Grube E, Sinning JM, De Carlo M, Petronio AS, Barbanti M, Tamburino C, Iadanza A, Burzotta F, Trani C, Fraccaro C, Tarantini G, Aranzulla TC, De Benedictis M, Pagnotta P, Stefanini GG, Miura M, Taramasso M, Kang JH, Kim HS, Codner P, Kornowski R, Pelliccia F, Vignali L, Taglieri N, Ghetti G, Leone A, Galiè N, Makkar R. Coronary Protection to Prevent Coronary Obstruction During TAVR: A Multicenter International Registry. JACC Cardiovasc Interv. 2020 Mar 23; 13(6):739-747. PMID: 32061608.
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    6. Ochiai T, Yoon SH, Flint N, Sharma R, Chakravarty T, Kaewkes D, Patel V, Nakamura M, Cheng W, Makkar R. Timing and Outcomes of Percutaneous Coronary Intervention in Patients Who Underwent Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation. Am J Cardiol. 2020 Feb 08. PMID: 32106928.
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    7. Miyasaka M, Sharma RP, Maeno Y, Taguri M, Yoon SH, Kawamori H, Tada N, Kato S, Israr S, Nomura T, Ochiai T, Abramowitz Y, Chakravarty T, Nakamura M, Cheng W, Friedman JD, Berman DS, Makkar RR. Investigation of Computed-Tomography Based Predictors of Acute Stroke Related to Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement: Aortic Wall Plaque Thickness Might be a Predictive Parameter of Stroke. J Invasive Cardiol. 2020 Feb; 32(2):E18-E26. PMID: 32005786.
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    8. Makkar RR, Thourani VH, Mack MJ, Kodali SK, Kapadia S, Webb JG, Yoon SH, Trento A, Svensson LG, Herrmann HC, Szeto WY, Miller DC, Satler L, Cohen DJ, Dewey TM, Babaliaros V, Williams MR, Kereiakes DJ, Zajarias A, Greason KL, Whisenant BK, Hodson RW, Brown DL, Fearon WF, Russo MJ, Pibarot P, Hahn RT, Jaber WA, Rogers E, Xu K, Wheeler J, Alu MC, Smith CR, Leon MB. Five-Year Outcomes of Transcatheter or Surgical Aortic-Valve Replacement. N Engl J Med. 2020 02 27; 382(9):799-809. PMID: 31995682.
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    9. Sorrentino S, Claessen BE, Chandiramani R, Guedeney P, Vogel B, Baber U, Rau V, Wang J, Krucoff M, Kozuma K, Ge J, Seth A, Makkar R, Liu Y, Bangalore S, Bhatt DL, Angiolillo DJ, Saito S, Neumann FJ, Hermiller J, Valgimigli M, Mehran R. Long-Term Safety and Efficacy of Durable Polymer Cobalt-Chromium Everolimus-Eluting Stents in Patients at High Bleeding Risk: A Patient-Level Stratified Analysis From Four Postapproval Studies. Circulation. 2020 Mar 17; 141(11):891-901. PMID: 31992063.
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    10. Shah AS, Akhmerov A, Gupta N, Chakravarty T, Makkar RR, Azizzadeh A. Use of a Dual-Filter Cerebral Embolic Protection Device in Thoracic Endovascular Aortic Repair. Ann Vasc Surg. 2020 Jan 22. PMID: 31981683.
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    11. Sengupta A, Zaid S, Kamioka N, Terre J, Miyasaka M, Hirji SA, Hensey M, Geloo N, Petrossian G, Robinson N, Sarin E, Ryan L, Yoon SH, Tan CW, Khalique OK, Kodali SK, Kaneko T, Shah PB, Wong SC, Salemi A, Sharma K, Kozina JA, Szerlip MA, Don CW, Gafoor S, Zhang M, Newhart Z, Kapadia SR, Mick SL, Krishnaswamy A, Kini A, Ahmad H, Lansman SL, Mack MJ, Webb JG, Babaliaros V, Thourani VH, Makkar RR, Leon MB, George I, Tang GHL. Mid-Term Outcomes of Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement in Extremely Large Annuli With Edwards SAPIEN 3 Valve. JACC Cardiovasc Interv. 2020 Jan 27; 13(2):210-216. PMID: 31883715.
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    12. Cheng R, Dawkins S, Hamilton MA, Makar M, Hussaini A, Azarbal B, Patel JK, Kobashigawa JA, Trento A, Makkar RR, Kar S. Percutaneous Mitral Repair for Patients in Cardiogenic Shock Requiring Inotropes and Temporary Mechanical Circulatory Support. JACC Cardiovasc Interv. 2019 Dec 09; 12(23):2440-2441. PMID: 31806229.
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    13. Chakravarty T, Henry TD, Kittleson M, Lima J, Siegel RJ, Slipczuk L, Pogoda JM, Smith RR, Malliaras K, Marbán L, Ascheim DD, Marbán E, Makkar RR. Allogeneic Cardiosphere-derived Cells for the Treatment of Heart Failure with Reduced Ejection Fraction: Results of the Dilated cardiomYopathy iNtervention with Allogeneic Myocardially-regeneratIve Cells (DYNAMIC) trial. EuroIntervention. 2019 Nov 26. PMID: 31763984.
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    14. Dangas GD, Tijssen JGP, Wöhrle J, Søndergaard L, Gilard M, Möllmann H, Makkar RR, Herrmann HC, Giustino G, Baldus S, De Backer O, Guimarães AHC, Gullestad L, Kini A, von Lewinski D, Mack M, Moreno R, Schäfer U, Seeger J, Tchétché D, Thomitzek K, Valgimigli M, Vranckx P, Welsh RC, Wildgoose P, Volkl AA, Zazula A, van Amsterdam RGM, Mehran R, Windecker S. A Controlled Trial of Rivaroxaban after Transcatheter Aortic-Valve Replacement. N Engl J Med. 2020 01 09; 382(2):120-129. PMID: 31733180.
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    15. De Backer O, Dangas GD, Jilaihawi H, Leipsic JA, Terkelsen CJ, Makkar R, Kini AS, Veien KT, Abdel-Wahab M, Kim WK, Balan P, Van Mieghem N, Mathiassen ON, Jeger RV, Arnold M, Mehran R, Guimarães AHC, Nørgaard BL, Kofoed KF, Blanke P, Windecker S, Søndergaard L. Reduced Leaflet Motion after Transcatheter Aortic-Valve Replacement. N Engl J Med. 2020 01 09; 382(2):130-139. PMID: 31733182.
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    16. Regueiro A, Herrmann C, Le Breton H, Bartorelli L, Munoz-Garcia J, Webb G, Barbanti M, de Brito Jr S, Ribeiro B, Rosato F, Wijeysundera C, Mangione A, Lima C, Carvalho A, Marino A, Andrea C.M., Makkar R, Leon B. Infective Endocarditis Following Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement: Comparison of Balloon- Versus Self-Expandable Valves. Circ Cardiovasc Interv. 2019 11; 12(11):e007938. PMID: 31694412.
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    17. Summers MR, Leon MB, Smith CR, Kodali SK, Thourani VH, Herrmann HC, Makkar RR, Pibarot P, Webb JG, Leipsic J, Alu MC, Crowley A, Hahn RT, Kapadia SR, Tuzcu EM, Svensson L, Cremer PC, Jaber WA. Prosthetic Valve Endocarditis After TAVR and SAVR: Insights From the PARTNER Trials. Circulation. 2019 Dec 10; 140(24):1984-1994. PMID: 31690104.
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    18. Meduri CU, Kereiakes DJ, Rajagopal V, Makkar RR, O'Hair D, Linke A, Waksman R, Babliaros V, Stoler RC, Mishkel GJ, Rizik DG, Iyer VS, Schindler J, Allocco DJ, Meredith IT, Feldman TE, Reardon MJ. Pacemaker Implantation and Dependency After Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement in the REPRISE III Trial. J Am Heart Assoc. 2019 Nov 05; 8(21):e012594. PMID: 31640455.
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    19. Ikenaga H, Makar M, Rader F, Siegel RJ, Kar S, Makkar RR, Shiota T. Mechanisms of mitral regurgitation after percutaneous mitral valve repair with the MitraClip. Eur Heart J Cardiovasc Imaging. 2019 Oct 12. PMID: 31605479.
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    20. Kim WK, Schäfer U, Tchetche D, Nef H, Arnold M, Avanzas P, Rudolph T, Scholtz S, Barbanti M, Kempfert J, Mangieri A, Lauten A, Frerker C, Yoon SH, Holzamer A, Praz F, De Backer O, Toggweiler S, Blumenstein J, Purita P, Tarantini G, Thilo C, Wolf A, Husser O, Pellegrini C, Burgdorf C, Antolin RAH, Díaz VAJ, Liebetrau C, Schofer N, Möllmann H, Eggebrecht H, Sondergaard L, Walther T, Pilgrim T, Hilker M, Makkar R, Unbehaun A, Börgermann J, Moris C, Achenbach S, Dörr O, Brochado B, Conradi L, Hamm CW. Incidence and outcome of peri-procedural transcatheter heart valve embolization and migration: the TRAVEL registry (TranscatheteR HeArt Valve EmboLization and Migration). Eur Heart J. 2019 Oct 07; 40(38):3156-3165. PMID: 31230081.
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    21. Baron SJ, Magnuson EA, Lu M, Wang K, Chinnakondepalli K, Mack M, Thourani VH, Kodali S, Makkar R, Herrmann HC, Kapadia S, Babaliaros V, Williams MR, Kereiakes D, Zajarias A, Alu MC, Webb JG, Smith CR, Leon MB, Cohen DJ. Health Status After Transcatheter Versus Surgical Aortic Valve Replacement in Low-Risk Patients With Aortic Stenosis. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2019 Dec 10; 74(23):2833-2842. PMID: 31577923.
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    22. Ochiai T, Yoon SH, Sharma R, Miyasaka M, Maeno Y, Raschpichler M, Kashif M, Patel C, Patel V, Nomura T, Chakravarty T, Nakamura M, Cheng W, Makkar R. Prevalence and Prognostic Impact of Ascending Aortic Dilatation in Patients Undergoing TAVR. JACC Cardiovasc Imaging. 2020 Jan; 13(1 Pt 1):175-177. PMID: 31542536.
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    23. Chakravarty T, Patel A, Kapadia S, Raschpichler M, Smalling RW, Szeto WY, Abramowitz Y, Cheng W, Douglas PS, Hahn RT, Herrmann HC, Kereiakes D, Svensson L, Yoon SH, Babaliaros VC, Kodali S, Thourani VH, Alu MC, Liu Y, McAndrew T, Mack M, Leon MB, Makkar RR. Anticoagulation After Surgical or Transcatheter Bioprosthetic Aortic Valve Replacement. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2019 Sep 03; 74(9):1190-1200. PMID: 31466616.
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    24. Kosmidou I, Liu Y, Alu MC, Liu M, Madhavan M, Chakravarty T, Makkar R, Thourani VH, Biviano A, Kodali S, Leon MB. Antithrombotic Therapy and Cardiovascular Outcomes After Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement in Patients With Atrial Fibrillation. JACC Cardiovasc Interv. 2019 Aug 26; 12(16):1580-1589. PMID: 31439338.
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    25. Nazif TM, Chen S, George I, Dizon JM, Hahn RT, Crowley A, Alu MC, Babaliaros V, Thourani VH, Herrmann HC, Smalling RW, Brown DL, Mack MJ, Kapadia S, Makkar R, Webb JG, Leon MB, Kodali SK. New-onset left bundle branch block after transcatheter aortic valve replacement is associated with adverse long-term clinical outcomes in intermediate-risk patients: an analysis from the PARTNER II trial. Eur Heart J. 2019 Jul 14; 40(27):2218-2227. PMID: 31505615.
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    26. Trusty PM, Sadri V, Madukauwa-David ID, Funnell E, Kamioka N, Sharma R, Makkar R, Babaliaros V, Yoganathan AP. Neosinus Flow Stasis Correlates With Thrombus Volume Post-TAVR: A Patient-Specific In Vitro Study. JACC Cardiovasc Interv. 2019 Jul 08; 12(13):1288-1290. PMID: 31272673.
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    27. Yoon SH, Makkar R. Transcatheter Mitral Valve Replacement in Patients with Severe Mitral Annular Calcification. Interv Cardiol Clin. 2019 07; 8(3):301-312. PMID: 31078186.
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    28. Ochiai T, Yoon SH, Flint N, Sharma R, Patel C, Patel V, Chakravarty T, Nakamura M, Cheng W, Makkar R. Late Contained Aortic Root Rupture After Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement for Bicuspid Aortic Stenosis. JACC Cardiovasc Interv. 2019 Jul 22; 12(14):e121-e122. PMID: 31255557.
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    29. Madukauwa-David ID, Sadri V, Midha PA, Babaliaros V, Sharma R, Makkar R, Yoganathan AP. Might Coronary Flow Influence Transcatheter Heart Valve Neo-Sinus Thrombosis? Circ Cardiovasc Interv. 2019 Jul; 12(7):e008005. PMID: 31234640.
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    30. Greason KL, Blackstone EH, Rajeswaran J, Lowry AM, Svensson LG, Webb JG, Tuzcu EM, Smith CR, Makkar RR, Mack MJ, Thourani VH, Kodali SK, Leon MB, Miller DC. Inter- and intrasite variability of mortality and stroke for sites performing both surgical and transcatheter aortic valve replacement for aortic valve stenosis in intermediate-risk patients. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Jun 15. PMID: 31350027.
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    31. Duncan A, Moat N, Simonato M, de Weger A, Kempfert J, Eggebrecht H, Walton A, Hellig F, Kornowski R, Spargias K, Mendiz O, Makkar R, Guerrero M, Rihal C, George I, Don C, Iadanza A, Bapat V, Welsh R, Wijeysundera HC, Wood D, Sathananthan J, Danenberg H, Maisano F, Garcia S, Gafoor S, Nombela-Franco L, Cobiella J, Dvir D. Outcomes Following Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement for Degenerative Stentless Versus Stented Bioprostheses. JACC Cardiovasc Interv. 2019 Jul 08; 12(13):1256-1263. PMID: 31202944.
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    32. Makkar RR, Yoon SH, Leon MB, Chakravarty T, Rinaldi M, Shah PB, Skipper ER, Thourani VH, Babaliaros V, Cheng W, Trento A, Vemulapalli S, Kapadia SR, Kodali S, Mack MJ, Tang GHL, Kaneko T. Association Between Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement for Bicuspid vs Tricuspid Aortic Stenosis and Mortality or Stroke. JAMA. 2019 06 11; 321(22):2193-2202. PMID: 31184741.
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    33. Yoshida J, Ikenaga H, Hayashi A, Yamaguchi S, Nagaura T, Rader F, Siegel RJ, Makkar RR, Shiota T. Predictors and Outcomes of Persistent Tricuspid Regurgitation After Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation. Am J Cardiol. 2019 09 01; 124(5):772-780. PMID: 31280838.
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    34. Seeger J, Kapadia SR, Kodali S, Linke A, Wöhrle J, Haussig S, Makkar R, Mehran R, Rottbauer W, Leon M. Rate of peri-procedural stroke observed with cerebral embolic protection during transcatheter aortic valve replacement: a patient-level propensity-matched analysis. Eur Heart J. 2019 May 01; 40(17):1334-1340. PMID: 30590554.
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    35. Mack MJ, Leon MB, Thourani VH, Makkar R, Kodali SK, Russo M, Kapadia SR, Malaisrie SC, Cohen DJ, Pibarot P, Leipsic J, Hahn RT, Blanke P, Williams MR, McCabe JM, Brown DL, Babaliaros V, Goldman S, Szeto WY, Genereux P, Pershad A, Pocock SJ, Alu MC, Webb JG, Smith CR. Transcatheter Aortic-Valve Replacement with a Balloon-Expandable Valve in Low-Risk Patients. N Engl J Med. 2019 05 02; 380(18):1695-1705. PMID: 30883058.
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    36. Reardon MJ, Feldman TE, Meduri CU, Makkar RR, O'Hair D, Linke A, Kereiakes DJ, Waksman R, Babliaros V, Stoler RC, Mishkel GJ, Rizik DG, Iyer VS, Gleason TG, Tchétché D, Rovin JD, Lhermusier T, Carrié D, Hodson RW, Allocco DJ, Meredith IT. Two-Year Outcomes After Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement With Mechanical vs Self-expanding Valves: The REPRISE III Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA Cardiol. 2019 03 01; 4(3):223-229. PMID: 30810703.
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    37. Baron SJ, Wang K, House JA, Magnuson EA, Reynolds MR, Makkar R, Herrmann HC, Kodali S, Thourani VH, Kapadia S, Svensson L, Mack MJ, Brown DL, Russo MJ, Smith CR, Webb J, Miller C, Leon MB, Cohen DJ. Cost-Effectiveness of Transcatheter Versus Surgical Aortic Valve Replacement in Patients With Severe Aortic Stenosis at Intermediate Risk. Circulation. 2019 02 12; 139(7):877-888. PMID: 30586747.
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    38. Maeno Y, Abramowitz Y, Israr S, Yoon SH, Kubo S, Nomura T, Miyasaka M, Kawamori H, Kazuno Y, Takahashi N, Chakravarty T, Nakamura M, Sharma RP, Jilaihawi H, Makkar RR. Prognostic Impact of Permanent Pacemaker Implantation in Patients With Low Left Ventricular Ejection Fraction Following Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement. J Invasive Cardiol. 2019 02; 31(2):E15-E22. PMID: 30700626.
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    39. Yoon SH, Whisenant BK, Bleiziffer S, Delgado V, Dhoble A, Schofer N, Eschenbach L, Bansal E, Murdoch DJ, Ancona M, Schmidt T, Yzeiraj E, Vincent F, Niikura H, Kim WK, Asami M, Unbehaun A, Hirji S, Fujita B, Silaschi M, Tang GHL, Kuwata S, Wong SC, Frangieh AH, Barker CM, Davies JE, Lauten A, Deuschl F, Nombela-Franco L, Rampat R, Nicz PFG, Masson JB, Wijeysundera HC, Sievert H, Blackman DJ, Gutierrez-Ibanes E, Sugiyama D, Chakravarty T, Hildick-Smith D, de Brito FS, Jensen C, Jung C, Smalling RW, Arnold M, Redwood S, Kasel AM, Maisano F, Treede H, Ensminger SM, Kar S, Kaneko T, Pilgrim T, Sorajja P, Van Belle E, Prendergast BD, Bapat V, Modine T, Schofer J, Frerker C, Kempfert J, Attizzani GF, Latib A, Schaefer U, Webb JG, Bax JJ, Makkar RR. Outcomes of transcatheter mitral valve replacement for degenerated bioprostheses, failed annuloplasty rings, and mitral annular calcification. Eur Heart J. 2019 Feb 01; 40(5):441-451. PMID: 30357365.
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    40. Miyasaka M, Yoon SH, Sharma RP, Maeno Y, Jaideep S, Taguri M, Kato S, Kawamori H, Nomura T, Ochiai T, Nemanpour S, Chakravarty T, Nakamura M, Wen C, Makkar R. Clinical Outcomes of Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation in Patients With Extremely Large Annulus and SAPIEN 3 Dimensions Based on Post-Procedural Computed Tomography. Circ J. 2019 02 25; 83(3):672-680. PMID: 30700661.
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    41. Yoon SH, Bleiziffer S, Latib A, Eschenbach L, Ancona M, Vincent F, Kim WK, Unbehaum A, Asami M, Dhoble A, Silaschi M, Frangieh AH, Veulemans V, Tang GHL, Kuwata S, Rampat R, Schmidt T, Patel AJ, Nicz PFG, Nombela-Franco L, Kini A, Kitamura M, Sharma R, Chakravarty T, Hildick-Smith D, Arnold M, de Brito FS, Jensen C, Jung C, Jilaihawi H, Smalling RW, Maisano F, Kasel AM, Treede H, Kempfert J, Pilgrim T, Kar S, Bapat V, Whisenant BK, Van Belle E, Delgado V, Modine T, Bax JJ, Makkar RR. Predictors of Left Ventricular Outflow Tract Obstruction After Transcatheter Mitral Valve Replacement. JACC Cardiovasc Interv. 2019 01 28; 12(2):182-193. PMID: 30678797.
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    42. Taylor M, Jefferies J, Byrne B, Lima J, Ambale-Venkatesh B, Ostovaneh MR, Makkar R, Goldstein B, Smith RR, Fudge J, Malliaras K, Fedor B, Rudy J, Pogoda JM, Marbán L, Ascheim DD, Marbán E, Victor RG. Cardiac and skeletal muscle effects in the randomized HOPE-Duchenne trial. Neurology. 2019 02 19; 92(8):e866-e878. PMID: 30674601.
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    43. Witberg G, Shamekhi J, Van Mieghem NM, Ferrero-Guadagnoli A, Soendergaard L, Dvir D, Latib A, Testa L, Guerrero M, Piazza N, Bleiziffer S, Webb JG, Barbash I, Finkelstein A, Makkar R, Mylotte D, Sinning JM, El Faquir N, Masiano F, De Backer O, Birs A, Lanzillo G, Bedogni F, Iftikhar O, Pighi M, Deutsch MA, Attinger-Toller A, Maor E, Rozenbaum Z, Yoon SH, Neylon A, Kornowski R. Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement Outcomes in Patients With Native vs Transplanted Kidneys: Data From an International Multicenter Registry. Can J Cardiol. 2019 Sep; 35(9):1114-1123. PMID: 31202537.
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    44. Landes U, Iakobishvili Z, Vronsky D, Zusman O, Barsheshet A, Jaffe R, Jubran A, Yoon SH, Makkar RR, Taramasso M, Russo M, Maisano F, Sinning JM, Shamekhi J, Biasco L, Pedrazzini G, Moccetti M, Latib A, Pagnesi M, Colombo A, Tamburino C, D' Arrigo P, Windecker S, Pilgrim T, Tchetche D, De Biase C, Guerrero M, Iftikhar O, Bosmans J, Bedzra E, Dvir D, Mylotte D, Sievert H, Watanabe Y, Søndergaard L, Dagnegård H, Codner P, Kodali S, Leon M, Kornowski R. Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement in Oncology Patients With Severe Aortic Stenosis. JACC Cardiovasc Interv. 2019 01 14; 12(1):78-86. PMID: 30621982.
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    45. Maes F, Lerakis S, Barbosa Ribeiro H, Gilard M, Cavalcante JL, Makkar R, Herrmann HC, Windecker S, Enriquez-Sarano M, Cheema AN, Nombela-Franco L, Amat-Santos I, Muñoz-García AJ, Garcia Del Blanco B, Zajarias A, Lisko JC, Hayek S, Babaliaros V, Le Ven F, Gleason TG, Chakravarty T, Szeto W, Clavel MA, de Agustin A, Serra V, Schindler JT, Dahou A, Salah-Annabi M, Pelletier-Beaumont E, Côté M, Puri R, Pibarot P, Rodés-Cabau J. Outcomes From Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement in Patients With Low-Flow, Low-Gradient Aortic Stenosis and Left Ventricular Ejection Fraction Less Than 30%: A Substudy From the TOPAS-TAVI Registry. JAMA Cardiol. 2019 01 01; 4(1):64-70. PMID: 30566185.
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    46. Gertz ZM, Pibarot P, Douglas PS, Elmariah S, Alu MC, McAndrew T, Zhang Y, Hodson RW, Hahn RT, Weissman NJ, Lindman BR, Clavel MA, Lerakis S, Abbas AE, Thourani VH, Kodali S, Kapadia S, Suri RM, Makkar R, Mack M, Leon MB, Herrmann HC. Implications of Left Ventricular Geometry in Low-Flow Aortic Stenosis: A PARTNER 2 Trial Subanalysis. JACC Cardiovasc Imaging. 2019 02; 12(2):367-368. PMID: 30553688.
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    47. Kawamori H, Yoon SH, Chakravarty T, Maeno Y, Kashif M, Israr S, Abramowitz Y, Mangat G, Miyasaka M, Rami T, Kazuno Y, Takahashi N, Jilaihawi H, Nakamura M, Cheng W, Friedman J, Berman D, Sharma R, Makkar RR. Computed tomography characteristics of the aortic valve and the geometry of SAPIEN 3 transcatheter heart valve in patients with bicuspid aortic valve disease. Eur Heart J Cardiovasc Imaging. 2018 12 01; 19(12):1408-1418. PMID: 29315371.
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    48. Kapadia SR, Huded CP, Kodali SK, Svensson LG, Tuzcu EM, Baron SJ, Cohen DJ, Miller DC, Thourani VH, Herrmann HC, Mack MJ, Szerlip M, Makkar RR, Webb JG, Smith CR, Rajeswaran J, Blackstone EH, Leon MB. Stroke After Surgical Versus Transfemoral Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement in the PARTNER Trial. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2018 11 13; 72(20):2415-2426. PMID: 30442284.
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    49. Phan D, Chalian A, Makkar R, Siegel RJ, Rader F. Immediate Improvement in Left Atrial Function After Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement on Doppler Echocardiography. J Invasive Cardiol. 2019 01; 31(1):15-20. PMID: 30418165.
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    307. Forrester JS, Price M, Makkar RR. Mending the broken heart. Clin Cardiol. 2003 Oct; 26(10):449-50. PMID: 14579913.
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    310. Chen M, Luo H, Miyamoto T, Atar S, Kobal S, Rahban M, Brasch AV, Makkar R, Neuman Y, Naqvi TZ, Tolstrup K, Siegel RJ. Correlation of echo-Doppler aortic valve regurgitation index with angiographic aortic regurgitation severity. Am J Cardiol. 2003 Sep 01; 92(5):634-5. PMID: 12943896.
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    313. Noc M, Matetzky S, Domingo M, Kar S, Makkar R, Cercek B, Litvack F. Frequency of incomplete reperfusion in patients with acute myocardial infarction undergoing primary angioplasty. Am J Cardiol. 2002 Aug 01; 90(3):316-8. PMID: 12127621.
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    314. Hausleiter J, Sebastian M, Li AN, Abbey CK, Honda H, Makkar R, Whiting JS, Eigler N. A porcine coronary stent model of increased neointima formation in the left anterior descending coronary artery. Z Kardiol. 2002 Aug; 91(8):614-9. PMID: 12426824.
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    321. Sebastian M, Makkar R. Glycoprotein IIb/IIIa receptor antagonists: clinical pharmacology in cardiovascular diseases of aging. Drugs Aging. 1999 Sep; 15(3):207-18. PMID: 10503813.
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    322. Eigler N, Whiting J, Li A, Frimerman A, Makkar R, Hausleiter J, Fishbein MC, Schwartz RS, Litvack F. Effects of a positron-emitting vanadium-48 nitinol stent on experimental restenosis in porcine coronary arteries: an injury-response study. Cardiovasc Radiat Med. 1999 Jul-Sep; 1(3):239-51. PMID: 11272368.
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