Methodist Journal

FEATURED GUEST EDITOR

ISSUE INTRO

The Burgeoning Field of Cardio-Oncology

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RECOGNITIONS

Barry H. Trachtenberg Leads Issue on Cardio-Oncology

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REVIEW ARTICLES See More

Heart Failure in Relation to Anthracyclines and Other Chemotherapies

Heart Failure in Relation to Tumor-Targeted Therapies and Immunotherapies

The Role of Cardiovascular Imaging and Serum Biomarkers in Identifying Cardiotoxicity Related to Cancer Therapeutics

Prevention and Treatment of Chemotherapy-Induced Cardiotoxicity

Cardiovascular Toxicities of Radiation Therapy

Electrophysiologic Complications in Cancer Patients

Vascular Toxicity in Patients with Cancer: Is There a Recipe to Clarify Treatment?

Future Directions in Cardio-Oncology

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A Rare Case of Pancreatitis-Induced Thrombosis of the Aorta and Superior Mesenteric Artery

Anomalous Origin of the Right Coronary Artery from the Left Main Coronary Artery in the Setting of Critical Bicuspid Aortic Valve Stenosis

Simultaneous Transfemoral Mitral and Tricuspid Valve in Ring Implantation: First Case Report with Edwards Sapien 3 Valve

Uneventful Follow-Up 2 Years after Endovascular Treatment of a High Flow Iatrogenic Aortocaval Fistula Causing Pulmonary Hypertension and Right Heart Failure

MUSEUM OF HMH MULTIMODALITY IMAGING CENTER See More

Do Not Pass Flow: Microvascular Obstruction on Cardiac Magnetic Resonance After Reinfarction Following Primary Percutaneous Coronary Intervention

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EXCERPTA

Cardio-Oncology, Then and Now: An Interview with Barry Trachtenberg

POINTS TO REMEMBER

Onconephrology: An Evolving Field

POINTS TO REMEMBER

Herbal Nephropathy

EXCERPTA

Rolling the Dice on Red Yeast Rice

EDITORIALS

Letter to the Editor in Response to “Cardiac Autonomic Neuropathy in Diabetes Mellitus”

Previous Issues

FEATURED GUEST EDITOR

The Current State of Cardiac Electrophysiology

Miguel Valderrábano, M.D.

Miguel Valderrábano. The Current State of Cardiac Electrophysiology. Methodist DeBakey Cardiovascular Journal. April 2015, Vol. 11, No. 2, pp. 70.

RECOGNITIONS

Dr. Miguel Valderrábano Spearheads Special Issue on Cardiac Electrophysiology for the Methodist Debakey Cardiovascular Journal

Dr. Miguel Valderrábano Spearheads Special Issue on Cardiac Electrophysiology for the Methodist Debakey Cardiovascular Journal. Methodist DeBakey Cardiovascular Journal. April 2015, Vol. 11, No. 2, pp. 69.

REVIEW ARTICLES

Ablating Premature Ventricular Complexes: Justification, Techniques, and Outcomes

Amit Noheria , Abhishek Deshmukh, M.B.B.S., Samuel J. Asirvatham

Amit Noheria, Abhishek Deshmukh, and Samuel J. Asirvatham (2015) Ablating Premature Ventricular Complexes: Justification, Techniques, and Outcomes. Methodist DeBakey Cardiovascular Journal: April 2015, Vol. 11, No. 2, pp. 109-120.


Catheter Ablation of Paroxysmal Atrial Fibrillation: Have We Achieved Cure with Pulmonary Vein Isolation?

Pasquale Santangeli , David Lin

Pasquale Santangeli and David Lin. Catheter Ablation of Paroxysmal Atrial Fibrillation: Have We Achieved Cure with Pulmonary Vein Isolation? Methodist DeBakey Cardiovascular Journal. April 2015, Vol. 11, No. 2, pp. 71-75.


Ablating Atrial Fibrillation: Customizing Lesion Sets Guided by Rotor Mapping

Junaid A. B. Zaman , Sanjiv M. Narayan

Junaid A. B. Zaman and Sanjiv M. Narayan. Ablating Atrial Fibrillation: Customizing Lesion Sets Guided by Rotor Mapping. Methodist DeBakey Cardiovascular Journal. April 2015, Vol. 11, No. 2, pp. 76-81.


Is the Atrial Neural Plexis a Therapeutic Target in Atrial Fibrillation?

Eue-Keun Choi , Peng-Sheng Chen

Eue-Keun Choi and Peng-Sheng Chen. Is the Atrial Neural Plexis a Therapeutic Target in Atrial Fibrillation?. Methodist DeBakey Cardiovascular Journal. April 2015, Vol. 11, No. 2, pp. 82-86.


Catheter Ablation for Long-Standing Persistent Atrial Fibrillation

Jorge Romero , Carola Gianni, Luigi Di Biase, Andrea Natale

Jorge Romero, Carola Gianni, Luigi Di Biase, and Andrea Natale. Catheter Ablation for Long-Standing Persistent Atrial Fibrillation. Methodist DeBakey Cardiovascular Journal. April 2015, Vol. 11, No. 2, pp. 87-93.


Percutaneous Left Atrial Appendage Ligation for Stroke Prevention in Atrial Fibrillation

Miguel Valderrábano, M.D. , Matthew J. Price

Miguel Valderrábano and Matthew J. Price. Percutaneous Left Atrial Appendage Ligation for Stroke Prevention in Atrial Fibrillation. Methodist DeBakey Cardiovascular Journal. April 2015, Vol. 11, No. 2, pp. 94-99.


The Left Atrial Appendage: Target for Stroke Reduction in Atrial Fibrillation

Basel Ramlawi , Walid K. Abu Saleh, James Edgerton

Basel Ramlawi, Walid K. Abu Saleh, and James Edgerton. The Left Atrial Appendage: Target for Stroke Reduction in Atrial Fibrillation. Methodist DeBakey Cardiovascular Journal. April 2015, Vol. 11, No. 2, pp. 100-103.


Surgical Ablation of Atrial Fibrillation

Basel Ramlawi , Walid K. Abu Saleh

Basel Ramlawi and Walid K. Abu Saleh. Surgical Ablation of Atrial Fibrillation. Methodist DeBakey Cardiovascular Journal. April 2015, Vol. 11, No. 2, pp. 104-108.


Epicardial Ablation of Ventricular Tachycardia

Roderick Tung , Kalyanam Shivkumar

Roderick Tung and Kalyanam Shivkumar. Epicardial Ablation of Ventricular Tachycardia. Methodist DeBakey Cardiovascular Journal. April 2015, Vol. 11, No. 2, pp. 129-134.


Radiofrequency Ablation to Prevent Sudden Cardiac Death

Moustapha Atoui , Sampath Gunda , Srijoy Mahapatra

Moustapha Atoui, Sampath Gunda, Dhanunjaya Lakkireddy, and Srijoy Mahapatra (2015) Radiofrequency Ablation to Prevent Sudden Cardiac Death. Methodist DeBakey Cardiovascular Journal: April 2015, Vol. 11, No. 2, pp. 121-128.


CASE REPORTS

A Rare Case of a Giant Right Coronary Artery Aneurysm

Walid K. Abu Saleh , Odeaa Al Jabbari, Michael J. Reardon, M.D.

Walid K Abu Saleh, Odeaa Aljabbari, and Michael J Reardon. A Rare Case of a Giant Right Coronary Artery Aneurysm. Methodist DeBakey Cardiovascular Journal. April 2015, Vol. 11, No. 2, pp. 135-136.

Percutaneous Closure of an Ascending Aortic Pseudoaneurysm by 3D Angiography Guidance

C. Huie Lin, M.D., Ph.D. , Joshua Murphy, David Balzer, M.D.

C. Huie Lin, Joshua Murphy, and David T. Balzer. Percutaneous Closure of an Ascending Aortic Pseudoaneurysm by 3D Angiography Guidance. Methodist DeBakey Cardiovascular Journal. April 2015, Vol. 11, No. 2, pp. 137-139.

En Bloc Resection of Pancoast Tumor with Adjuvant Aortic Endograft and Chemoradiation

Tony Lu, M.D. , Uwe M. Fischer, Rex A. Marco, Joseph J. Naoum, Michael J. Reardon, M.D., Alan B. Lumsden, Shanda H. Blackmon, M.D., Mark G. Davies, M.D., Ph.D., M.B.A.

Tony Lu, Uwe M. Fischer, Rex A. Marco, Joseph J. Naoum, Michael J. Reardon, Alan B. Lumsden, Shanda H. Blackmon, and Mark G. Davies. En Bloc Resection of Pancoast Tumor with Adjuvant Aortic Endograft and Chemoradiation. Methodist DeBakey Cardiovascular Journal. April 2015, Vol. 11, No. 2, pp. 140-144.

MUSEUM OF HMH MULTIMODALITY IMAGING CENTER

Thoracic Outlet Syndrome

Kunal Kumar , Stephanie Coulter, Benjamin Cheong

Kunal Kumar, Stephanie Coulter, and Benjamin Cheong. Thoracic Outlet Syndrome. Methodist DeBakey Cardiovascular Journal. April 2015, Vol. 11, No. 2, pp. 145.

Multimodality Imaging of a Cardiac Pseudotumor

Danai Kitkungvan , Corinne Bontiff, RCS, Michael J. Reardon, M.D., Faisal Nabi, M.D.

Danai Kitkungvan, Corinne Bontiff, Michael Reardon, and Faisal Nabi. Multimodality Imaging of a Cardiac Pseudotumor. Methodist DeBakey Cardiovascular Journal. April 2015, Vol. 11, No. 2, pp. 146.

CLINICAL PERSPECTIVES

POINTS TO REMEMBER

Ophthalmologic Care in the Adult Patient

Hilary A. Beaver

Hilary A. Beaver. Ophthalmologic Care in the Adult Patient. Methodist DeBakey Cardiovascular Journal. April 2015, Vol. 11, No. 2, pp. 147-148.

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