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    Uri Elkayam, MD

    TitleClinical Professor of Medicine (Part Time)
    SchoolKeck School of Medicine of USC
    DepartmentMedicine
    AddressIRD 331
    Off Campus
    Los Angeles California 90089-9520
    Phone+1 323 226 7541
    Emailelkayam@usc.edu
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      Uri Elkayam, MD is a Professor of Medicine and a Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Southern California. He is a nationally and internationally known expert in heart failure and heart disease in pregnancy. Dr Elkayam is a past member of the executive council of the Heart Failure Society of America and the chairman of its corporate affairs committee. He is a present or past editorial board member of the Journal of the American College of Cardiology , American Journal of Cardiology, Journal of Cardiac Failure, Heart Failure, Heart Failure Reviews, Journal of Preventive Cardiology and Cardiology in Review.


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      8th World Congress on Heart Failure 2002Melvin L. Marcus Memorial Award for Distinguished Contribution as a Gifted Teacher
      Department of Maternal- Fetal Medicine, USC Women's & Children's Hospital 2002Award for Education of Residents and Fellows
      International Academy of Cardiology2007Distinguished Fellowship Award- Cardiology

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      1. Elkayam U. Peripartum cardiomyopathy for the clinician: the known and the unknown. Eur J Heart Fail. 2017 Sep; 19(9):1142-1144. PMID: 28653358.
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      2. Elkayam U. Anticoagulation Therapy for Pregnant Women With Mechanical Prosthetic Heart Valves: How to Improve Safety? J Am Coll Cardiol. 2017 Jun 06; 69(22):2692-2695. PMID: 28571632.
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      3. Schelbert EB, Elkayam U, Cooper LT, Givertz MM, Alexis JD, Briller J, Felker GM, Chaparro S, Kealey A, Pisarcik J, Fett JD, McNamara DM. Myocardial Damage Detected by Late Gadolinium Enhancement Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Is Uncommon in Peripartum Cardiomyopathy. J Am Heart Assoc. 2017 Apr 03; 6(4). PMID: 28373243.
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      4. Havakuk O, King KS, Grazette L, Yoon AJ, Fong M, Bregman N, Elkayam U, Kloner RA. Heart Failure-Induced Brain Injury. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2017 Mar 28; 69(12):1609-1616. PMID: 28335844.
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      5. Havakuk O, Goland S, Mehra A, Elkayam U. Pregnancy and the Risk of Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection: An Analysis of 120 Contemporary Cases. Circ Cardiovasc Interv. 2017 Mar; 10(3). PMID: 28302642.
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      6. Havakuk O, Elkayam U. Angiotensin Receptor-Neprilysin Inhibition. J Cardiovasc Pharmacol Ther. 2017 Jul; 22(4):356-364. PMID: 28587583.
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      7. Elkayam U. Reply: CT Rather Than Invasive Angiography for Pregnant Patients With NSTEMI? More Delay and More Radiation. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2016 Dec 20; 68(24):2717-2718. PMID: 27978960.
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      8. Narayanan M, Elkayam U, Naqvi TZ. Echocardiography in Pregnancy: Part 2. Curr Cardiol Rep. 2016 Sep; 18(9):90. PMID: 27457084; PMCID: PMC4960283.
      9. Liu S, Elkayam U, Naqvi TZ. Echocardiography in Pregnancy: Part 1. Curr Cardiol Rep. 2016 Sep; 18(9):92. PMID: 27491768.
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      10. Arany Z, Elkayam U. Response by Arany and Elkayam to Letter Regarding Article, "Peripartum Cardiomyopathy". Circulation. 2016 Aug 16; 134(7):e83-4. PMID: 27528651.
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      11. Elkayam U, Goland S, Pieper PG, Silverside CK. High-Risk Cardiac Disease in Pregnancy: Part I. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2016 Jul 26; 68(4):396-410. PMID: 27443437.
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      12. Ng TM, Goland S, Elkayam U. Relaxin for the Treatment of Acute Decompensated Heart Failure: Pharmacology, Mechanisms of Action, and Clinical Evidence. Cardiol Rev. 2016 Jul-Aug; 24(4):194-204. PMID: 26331289.
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      13. Elkayam U, Goland S, Pieper PG, Silverside CK. High-Risk Cardiac Disease in Pregnancy: Part II. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2016 Jul 01. PMID: 27443948.
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      14. Elkayam U, Habakuk O. The Search for a Crystal Ball to Predict Early Recovery From Peripartum Cardiomyopathy? JACC Heart Fail. 2016 May; 4(5):389-91. PMID: 27126284.
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      15. Arany Z, Elkayam U. Peripartum Cardiomyopathy. Circulation. 2016 Apr 05; 133(14):1397-409. PMID: 27045128.
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      16. Sheppard R, Hsich E, Damp J, Elkayam U, Kealey A, Ramani G, Zucker M, Alexis JD, Horne BD, Hanley-Yanez K, Pisarcik J, Halder I, Fett JD, McNamara DM. GNB3 C825T Polymorphism and Myocardial Recovery in Peripartum Cardiomyopathy: Results of the Multicenter Investigations of Pregnancy-Associated Cardiomyopathy Study. Circ Heart Fail. 2016 Mar; 9(3):e002683. PMID: 26915373; PMCID: PMC4770544 [Available on 03/01/17].
      17. McNamara DM, Elkayam U, Cooper L, Fett JD. Reply: Comparison of the American PPCM Registry Data With International Registries. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2016 Feb 16; 67(6):734-735. PMID: 26868699.
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      18. Ware JS, Li J, Mazaika E, Yasso CM, DeSouza T, Cappola TP, Tsai EJ, Hilfiker-Kleiner D, Kamiya CA, Mazzarotto F, Cook SA, Halder I, Prasad SK, Pisarcik J, Hanley-Yanez K, Alharethi R, Damp J, Hsich E, Elkayam U, Sheppard R, Kealey A, Alexis J, Ramani G, Safirstein J, Boehmer J, Pauly DF, Wittstein IS, Thohan V, Zucker MJ, Liu P, Gorcsan J, McNamara DM, Seidman CE, Seidman JG, Arany Z. Shared Genetic Predisposition in Peripartum and Dilated Cardiomyopathies. N Engl J Med. 2016 Jan 21; 374(3):233-41. PMID: 26735901; PMCID: PMC4797319.
      19. McNamara DM, Elkayam U, Alharethi R, Damp J, Hsich E, Ewald G, Modi K, Alexis JD, Ramani GV, Semigran MJ, Haythe J, Markham DW, Marek J, Gorcsan J, Wu WC, Lin Y, Halder I, Pisarcik J, Cooper LT, Fett JD. Clinical Outcomes for Peripartum Cardiomyopathy in North America: Results of the IPAC Study (Investigations of Pregnancy-Associated Cardiomyopathy). J Am Coll Cardiol. 2015 Aug 25; 66(8):905-14. PMID: 26293760.
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      20. Goland S, Elkayam U. "Of mice and (wo)men": The need to confirm results of animal experimentations with solid clinical data. Trends Cardiovasc Med. 2015 Aug; 25(6):505-7. PMID: 25908533.
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      21. Elkayam U. Risk of subsequent pregnancy in women with a history of peripartum cardiomyopathy. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2014 Oct 14; 64(15):1629-36. PMID: 25301468.
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      22. Ruys TP, Maggioni A, Johnson MR, Sliwa K, Tavazzi L, Schwerzmann M, Nihoyannopoulos P, Kozelj M, Marelli A, Elkayam U, Hall R, Roos-Hesselink JW. Cardiac medication during pregnancy, data from the ROPAC. Int J Cardiol. 2014 Nov 15; 177(1):124-8. PMID: 25499355.
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      23. Kazory A, Elkayam U. Cardiorenal interactions in acute decompensated heart failure: contemporary concepts facing emerging controversies. J Card Fail. 2014 Dec; 20(12):1004-11. PMID: 25230240.
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      24. Ng TM, Cao DX, Patel KA, Wong YM, Prasad M, Lou M, Elkayam U. Association of hyponatremia to diuretic response and incidence of increased serum creatinine levels in hospitalized patients with acute decompensated heart failure. Cardiology. 2014; 128(4):333-42. PMID: 24942293.
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      25. Elkayam U, Jalnapurkar S, Barakkat MN, Khatri N, Kealey AJ, Mehra A, Roth A. Pregnancy-associated acute myocardial infarction: a review of contemporary experience in 150 cases between 2006 and 2011. Circulation. 2014 Apr 22; 129(16):1695-702. PMID: 24753549.
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      26. Ferdinand KC, Elkayam U, Mancini D, Ofili E, Piña I, Anand I, Feldman AM, McNamara D, Leggett C. Use of isosorbide dinitrate and hydralazine in African-Americans with heart failure 9 years after the African-American Heart Failure Trial. Am J Cardiol. 2014 Jul 01; 114(1):151-9. PMID: 24846808.
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      27. Goland S, Schwartzenberg S, Fan J, Kozak N, Khatri N, Elkayam U. Monitoring of anti-Xa in pregnant patients with mechanical prosthetic valves receiving low-molecular-weight heparin: peak or trough levels? J Cardiovasc Pharmacol Ther. 2014 Sep; 19(5):451-6. PMID: 24607762.
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      28. Sliwa K, Hilfiker-Kleiner D, Mebazaa A, Petrie MC, Maggioni AP, Regitz-Zagrosek V, Schaufelberger M, Tavazzi L, van Veldhuisen DJ, Roos-Hesslink JW, Shah AJ, Seferovic PM, Elkayam U, van Spaendonck-Zwarts K, Bachelier-Walenta K, Mouquet F, Kraigher-Krainer E, Hall R, Ponikowski P, McMurray JJ, Pieske B. EURObservational Research Programme: a worldwide registry on peripartum cardiomyopathy (PPCM) in conjunction with the Heart Failure Association of the European Society of Cardiology Working Group on PPCM. Eur J Heart Fail. 2014 May; 16(5):583-91. PMID: 24591060.
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      29. Gleicher N, Elkayam U. Some more on preventing congenital heart block. Autoimmun Rev. 2014 Jan; 13(1):73-4. PMID: 24035837.
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      30. Packer M, Carson P, Elkayam U, Konstam MA, Moe G, O'Connor C, Rouleau JL, Schocken D, Anderson SA, DeMets DL. Effect of amlodipine on the survival of patients with severe chronic heart failure due to a nonischemic cardiomyopathy: results of the PRAISE-2 study (prospective randomized amlodipine survival evaluation 2). JACC Heart Fail. 2013 Aug; 1(4):308-314. PMID: 24621933.
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      31. Schwartzenberg S, Perlman S, Levy R, Elkayam U, Goland S. Mechanical heart valve thrombosis in pregnancy. J Heart Valve Dis. 2013 Jul; 22(4):603-6. PMID: 24224428.
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      32. Gleicher N, Elkayam U. Preventing congenital neonatal heart block in offspring of mothers with anti-SSA/Ro and SSB/La antibodies: a review of published literature and registered clinical trials. Autoimmun Rev. 2013 Sep; 12(11):1039-45. PMID: 23684701.
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      33. Goland S, Modi K, Hatamizadeh P, Elkayam U. Differences in clinical profile of African-American women with peripartum cardiomyopathy in the United States. J Card Fail. 2013 Apr; 19(4):214-8. PMID: 23582086.
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      34. Ng TM, Konopka E, Hyderi AF, Hshieh S, Tsuji Y, Kim BJ, Han SY, Phan DH, Jeng AI, Lou M, Elkayam U. Comparison of bumetanide- and metolazone-based diuretic regimens to furosemide in acute heart failure. J Cardiovasc Pharmacol Ther. 2013 Jul; 18(4):345-53. PMID: 23538300.
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      35. Colletti PM, Lee KH, Elkayam U. Cardiovascular imaging of the pregnant patient. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2013 Mar; 200(3):515-21. PMID: 23436839.
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      36. Elkayam U, Jalnapurkar S, Barakat M. Peripartum cardiomyopathy. Cardiol Clin. 2012 Aug; 30(3):435-40. PMID: 22813368.
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      37. Goland S, Elkayam U. Anticoagulation in pregnancy. Cardiol Clin. 2012 Aug; 30(3):395-405. PMID: 22813365.
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      38. Ouzounian JG, Elkayam U. Physiologic changes during normal pregnancy and delivery. Cardiol Clin. 2012 Aug; 30(3):317-29. PMID: 22813360.
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      39. Sahni G, Elkayam U. Cardiovascular disease in pregnancy. Preface. Cardiol Clin. 2012 Aug; 30(3):xi-xii. PMID: 22813373.
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      40. Frishman WH, Elkayam U, Aronow WS. Cardiovascular drugs in pregnancy. Cardiol Clin. 2012 Aug; 30(3):463-91. PMID: 22813371.
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      41. Ng TM, Hshieh S, Chan CY, Elkayam U. Clinical experience with low-dose continuous infusion of furosemide in acute heart failure: assessment of efficacy and safety. J Cardiovasc Pharmacol Ther. 2012 Dec; 17(4):373-81. PMID: 22610091.
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      42. Naqvi TZ, Elkayam U. Serial echocardiographic assessment of the human heart in normal pregnancy. Circ Cardiovasc Imaging. 2012 May 01; 5(3):283-5. PMID: 22592007.
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      43. Elkayam U, Goland S. The search for a safe and effective anticoagulation regimen in pregnant women with mechanical prosthetic heart valves. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2012 Mar 20; 59(12):1116-8. PMID: 22421306.
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      44. Elkayam U. Clinical characteristics of peripartum cardiomyopathy in the United States: diagnosis, prognosis, and management. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2011 Aug 09; 58(7):659-70. PMID: 21816300.
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      45. Ng TM, Ackerbauer KA, Hyderi AF, Hshieh S, Elkayam U. Comparative effects of nesiritide and nitroglycerin on renal function, and incidence of renal injury by traditional and RIFLE criteria in acute heart failure. J Cardiovasc Pharmacol Ther. 2012 Mar; 17(1):79-85. PMID: 21536855.
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      46. Goland S, Bitar F, Modi K, Safirstein J, Ro A, Mirocha J, Khatri N, Elkayam U. Evaluation of the clinical relevance of baseline left ventricular ejection fraction as a predictor of recovery or persistence of severe dysfunction in women in the United States with peripartum cardiomyopathy. J Card Fail. 2011 May; 17(5):426-30. PMID: 21549301.
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      47. Sliwa K, Hilfiker-Kleiner D, Petrie MC, Mebazaa A, Pieske B, Buchmann E, Regitz-Zagrosek V, Schaufelberger M, Tavazzi L, van Veldhuisen DJ, Watkins H, Shah AJ, Seferovic PM, Elkayam U, Pankuweit S, Papp Z, Mouquet F, McMurray JJ. Current state of knowledge on aetiology, diagnosis, management, and therapy of peripartum cardiomyopathy: a position statement from the Heart Failure Association of the European Society of Cardiology Working Group on peripartum cardiomyopathy. Eur J Heart Fail. 2010 Aug; 12(8):767-78. PMID: 20675664.
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      48. Giles TD, Elkayam U, Bhattacharya M, Perez A, Miller AB. Comparison of pioglitazone vs glyburide in early heart failure: insights from a randomized controlled study of patients with type 2 diabetes and mild cardiac disease. Congest Heart Fail. 2010 May-Jun; 16(3):111-7. PMID: 20557330.
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      49. Elkayam U, Goland S. Bromocriptine for the treatment of peripartum cardiomyopathy. Circulation. 2010 Apr 06; 121(13):1463-4. PMID: 20308620.
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      50. Goland S, Tsai F, Habib M, Janmohamed M, Goodwin TM, Elkayam U. Favorable outcome of pregnancy with an elective use of epoprostenol and sildenafil in women with severe pulmonary hypertension. Cardiology. 2010; 115(3):205-8. PMID: 20173324.
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      51. Sarma RJ, Chana A, Elkayam U. Left ventricular noncompaction. Prog Cardiovasc Dis. 2010 Jan-Feb; 52(4):264-73. PMID: 20109597.
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      52. Ng TM, Tsai F, Khatri N, Barakat MN, Elkayam U. Venous thromboembolism in hospitalized patients with heart failure: incidence, prognosis, and prevention. Circ Heart Fail. 2010 Jan; 3(1):165-73. PMID: 20086221.
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      53. Falk RH, Elkayam U. Cardiomyopathy: the importance of recognizing the uncommon diagnosis. Prog Cardiovasc Dis. 2010 Jan-Feb; 52(4):262-3. PMID: 20109596.
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      54. Metra M, Eichhorn E, Abraham WT, Linseman J, Böhm M, Corbalan R, DeMets D, De Marco T, Elkayam U, Gerber M, Komajda M, Liu P, Mareev V, Perrone SV, Poole-Wilson P, Roecker E, Stewart J, Swedberg K, Tendera M, Wiens B, Bristow MR. Effects of low-dose oral enoximone administration on mortality, morbidity, and exercise capacity in patients with advanced heart failure: the randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, parallel group ESSENTIAL trials. Eur Heart J. 2009 Dec; 30(24):3015-26. PMID: 19700774; PMCID: PMC2792716.
      55. Goland S, Barakat M, Khatri N, Elkayam U. Pregnancy in Marfan syndrome: maternal and fetal risk and recommendations for patient assessment and management. Cardiol Rev. 2009 Nov-Dec; 17(6):253-62. PMID: 19829173.
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      56. Hameed AB, Chan K, Ghamsary M, Elkayam U. Longitudinal changes in the B-type natriuretic peptide levels in normal pregnancy and postpartum. Clin Cardiol. 2009 Aug; 32(8):E60-2. PMID: 19455566.
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      57. Elkayam U. Beta-blockers in the treatment of aortic regurgitation a new opportunity? J Am Coll Cardiol. 2009 Jul 28; 54(5):458-9. PMID: 19628122.
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      58. Goland S, Modi K, Bitar F, Janmohamed M, Mirocha JM, Czer LS, Illum S, Hatamizadeh P, Elkayam U. Clinical profile and predictors of complications in peripartum cardiomyopathy. J Card Fail. 2009 Oct; 15(8):645-50. PMID: 19786252.
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      59. Palardy M, Stevenson LW, Tasissa G, Hamilton MA, Bourge RC, Disalvo TG, Elkayam U, Hill JA, Reimold SC. Reduction in mitral regurgitation during therapy guided by measured filling pressures in the ESCAPE trial. Circ Heart Fail. 2009 May; 2(3):181-8. PMID: 19808338; PMCID: PMC2762653.
      60. Elkayam U, Janmohamed M, Hatamizadeh P, Heywood JT, Wei LJ, Mills RM. Impact of acute serum creatinine elevation in patients treated with nesiritide. Clin Cardiol. 2009 Apr; 32(4):215-9. PMID: 19353723.
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      61. Goland S, Elkayam U. Cardiovascular problems in pregnant women with marfan syndrome. Circulation. 2009 Feb 03; 119(4):619-23. PMID: 19188522.
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      62. Gleicher N, Elkayam U. Peripartum cardiomyopathy, an autoimmune manifestation of allograft rejection? Autoimmun Rev. 2009 Mar; 8(5):384-7. PMID: 19087892.
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      63. Elkayam U, Akhter MW, Liu M, Hatamizadeh P, Barakat MN. Assessment of renal hemodynamic effects of nesiritide in patients with heart failure using intravascular Doppler and quantitative angiography. JACC Cardiovasc Imaging. 2008 Nov; 1(6):765-71. PMID: 19356514.
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      64. Puri P, Mehra A, Elkayam U. Cheyne-Stokes respiration and cardiac hemodynamics in heart failure. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2008 Oct 01; 72(4):581-5. PMID: 18798251.
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      65. Roth A, Elkayam U. Acute myocardial infarction associated with pregnancy. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2008 Jul 15; 52(3):171-80. PMID: 18617065.
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      66. Goldsmith SR, Elkayam U, Haught WH, Barve A, He W. Efficacy and safety of the vasopressin V1A/V2-receptor antagonist conivaptan in acute decompensated heart failure: a dose-ranging pilot study. J Card Fail. 2008 Oct; 14(8):641-7. PMID: 18926434.
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      67. Giles TD, Miller AB, Elkayam U, Bhattacharya M, Perez A. Pioglitazone and heart failure: results from a controlled study in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus and systolic dysfunction. J Card Fail. 2008 Aug; 14(6):445-52. PMID: 18672190.
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      68. Elkayam U, Ng TM, Hatamizadeh P, Janmohamed M, Mehra A. Renal Vasodilatory Action of Dopamine in Patients With Heart Failure: Magnitude of Effect and Site of Action. Circulation. 2008 Jan 15; 117(2):200-205. PMID: 18172028.
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      69. Elkayam U, Janmohamed M, Habib M, Hatamizadeh P. Vasodilators in the management of acute heart failure. Crit Care Med. 2008 Jan; 36(1 Suppl):S95-105. PMID: 18158484.
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      70. Hameed AB, Goodwin TM, Elkayam U. Effect of pulmonary stenosis on pregnancy outcomes--a case-control study. Am Heart J. 2007 Nov; 154(5):852-4. PMID: 17967589.
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      71. Elkayam U, Hatamizadeh P, Janmohamed M. The challenge of correcting volume overload in hospitalized patients with decompensated heart failure. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2007 Feb 13; 49(6):684-6. PMID: 17291933.
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      72. Elkayam U, Tasissa G, Binanay C, Stevenson LW, Gheorghiade M, Warnica JW, Young JB, Rayburn BK, Rogers JG, DeMarco T, Leier CV. Use and impact of inotropes and vasodilator therapy in hospitalized patients with severe heart failure. Am Heart J. 2007 Jan; 153(1):98-104. PMID: 17174645.
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      73. Payvar S, Orlandi C, Stough WG, Elkayam U, Ouyang J, Casscells SW, Gheorghiade M. Comparison of 60-day mortality in hospitalized heart failure patients with versus without hypothermia. Am J Cardiol. 2006 Dec 01; 98(11):1485-8. PMID: 17126655.
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      74. Bitar F, Lerman A, Akhter MW, Hatamizadeh P, Janmohamed M, Khan S, Elkayam U. Variable response of conductance and resistance coronary arteries to endothelial stimulation in patients with heart failure due to nonischemic dilated cardiomyopathy. J Cardiovasc Pharmacol Ther. 2006 Sep; 11(3):197-202. PMID: 17056833.
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      75. Sliwa K, Fett J, Elkayam U. Peripartum cardiomyopathy. Lancet. 2006 Aug 19; 368(9536):687-93. PMID: 16920474.
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      76. Tsai FS, Heidary S, Sarma R, Elkayam U. Safety of exercise testing in the chest pain unit: 31-mm ST elevation in variant angina. J Electrocardiol. 2006 Jul; 39(3):309. PMID: 16697394.
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      77. Elkayam U, Bitar F. Effects of nitrates and hydralazine in heart failure: clinical evidence before the african american heart failure trial. Am J Cardiol. 2005 Oct 10; 96(7B):37i-43i. PMID: 16226934.
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      78. Elkayam U, Bitar F. Valvular heart disease and pregnancy: part II: prosthetic valves. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2005 Aug 02; 46(3):403-10. PMID: 16053950.
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      79. Hameed A, Akhter MW, Bitar F, Khan SA, Sarma R, Goodwin TM, Elkayam U. Left atrial thrombosis in pregnant women with mitral stenosis and sinus rhythm. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2005 Aug; 193(2):501-4. PMID: 16098877.
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      80. Elkayam U, Bitar F. Valvular heart disease and pregnancy part I: native valves. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2005 Jul 19; 46(2):223-30. PMID: 16022946.
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      81. Seshadri N, Goldhaber SZ, Elkayam U, Grimm RA, Groce JB, Heit JA, Spinler SA, Turpie AG, Bosker G, Klein AL. The clinical challenge of bridging anticoagulation with low-molecular-weight heparin in patients with mechanical prosthetic heart valves: an evidence-based comparative review focusing on anticoagulation options in pregnant and nonpregnant patients. Am Heart J. 2005 Jul; 150(1):27-34. PMID: 16084147.
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      82. Elkayam U, Akhter MW, Singh H, Khan S, Bitar F, Hameed A, Shotan A. Pregnancy-associated cardiomyopathy: clinical characteristics and a comparison between early and late presentation. Circulation. 2005 Apr 26; 111(16):2050-5. PMID: 15851613.
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      83. Elkayam U. Letter regarding article by Wang et al, "nesiritide does not improve renal function in patients with chronic heart failure and worsening serum creatinine". Circulation. 2005 Apr 12; 111(14):e182-3; author reply e182-3. PMID: 15824206.
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      84. Gullestad L, Wikstrand J, Deedwania P, Hjalmarson A, Egstrup K, Elkayam U, Gottlieb S, Rashkow A, Wedel H, Bermann G, Kjekshus J. What resting heart rate should one aim for when treating patients with heart failure with a beta-blocker? Experiences from the Metoprolol Controlled Release/Extended Release Randomized Intervention Trial in Chronic Heart Failure (MERIT-HF). J Am Coll Cardiol. 2005 Jan 18; 45(2):252-9. PMID: 15653024.
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      85. Bitar F, Akhter MW, Khan S, Singh H, Elkayam U. Survey of the use of organic nitrates for the treatment of chronic congestive heart failure in the United States. Am J Cardiol. 2004 Dec 01; 94(11):1465-8. PMID: 15566930.
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      86. Elkayam U, Bitar F, Akhter MW, Khan S, Patrus S, Derakhshani M. Intravenous nitroglycerin in the treatment of decompensated heart failure: potential benefits and limitations. J Cardiovasc Pharmacol Ther. 2004 Dec; 9(4):227-41. PMID: 15678242.
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      87. Akhter MW, Aronson D, Bitar F, Khan S, Singh H, Singh RP, Burger AJ, Elkayam U. Effect of elevated admission serum creatinine and its worsening on outcome in hospitalized patients with decompensated heart failure. Am J Cardiol. 2004 Oct 01; 94(7):957-60. PMID: 15464689.
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      88. Qasqas SA, McPherson C, Frishman WH, Elkayam U. Cardiovascular pharmacotherapeutic considerations during pregnancy and lactation. Cardiol Rev. 2004 Sep-Oct; 12(5):240-61. PMID: 15316305.
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      89. Qasqas SA, McPherson C, Frishman WH, Elkayam U. Cardiovascular pharmacotherapeutic considerations during pregnancy and lactation. Cardiol Rev. 2004 Jul-Aug; 12(4):201-21. PMID: 15191632.
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      90. Elkayam U, Singh H, Irani A, Akhter MW. Anticoagulation in pregnant women with prosthetic heart valves. J Cardiovasc Pharmacol Ther. 2004 Jun; 9(2):107-15. PMID: 15309247.
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      91. Gheorghiade M, Gattis WA, O'Connor CM, Adams KF, Elkayam U, Barbagelata A, Ghali JK, Benza RL, McGrew FA, Klapholz M, Ouyang J, Orlandi C. Effects of tolvaptan, a vasopressin antagonist, in patients hospitalized with worsening heart failure: a randomized controlled trial. JAMA. 2004 Apr 28; 291(16):1963-71. PMID: 15113814.
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      92. Elkayam U, Akhter MW, Singh H, Khan S, Usman A. Comparison of effects on left ventricular filling pressure of intravenous nesiritide and high-dose nitroglycerin in patients with decompensated heart failure. Am J Cardiol. 2004 Jan 15; 93(2):237-40. PMID: 14715359.
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