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    Gerard P Aurigemma MD

    TitleProfessor
    InstitutionUniversity of Massachusetts Medical School
    DepartmentMedicine
    AddressUniversity of Massachusetts Medical School
    55 Lake Avenue North
    Worcester MA 01655
    Phone508-856-3076
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      InstitutionUMMS - School of Medicine
      DepartmentRadiology

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        1. Bang CN, Gerdts E, Aurigemma GP, Boman K, de Simone G, Dahlöf B, Køber L, Wachtell K, Devereux RB. Four-group classification of left ventricular hypertrophy based on ventricular concentricity and dilatation identifies a low-risk subset of eccentric hypertrophy in hypertensive patients. Circ Cardiovasc Imaging. 2014 May; 7(3):422-9.
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        2. Medeiros K, O'Connor MJ, Baicu CF, Fitzgibbons TP, Shaw P, Tighe DA, Zile MR, Aurigemma GP. Systolic and diastolic mechanics in stress cardiomyopathy. Circulation. 2014 Apr 22; 129(16):1659-67.
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        3. Bang CN, Gerdts E, Aurigemma GP, Boman K, Dahlöf B, Roman MJ, Køber L, Wachtell K, Devereux RB. Systolic left ventricular function according to left ventricular concentricity and dilatation in hypertensive patients: the Losartan Intervention For Endpoint reduction in hypertension study. J Hypertens. 2013 Oct; 31(10):2060-8.
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        4. Lin FY, Zemedkun M, Dunning A, Gomez M, Labounty TM, Asim M, Horn E, Aurigemma G, Maurer MS, Roman M, Devereux R, Min JK. Extent and severity of coronary artery disease by coronary CT angiography is associated with elevated left ventricular diastolic pressures and worsening diastolic function. J Cardiovasc Comput Tomogr. 2013 Sep-Oct; 7(5):289-296.e1.
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        5. Zacharias M, Tighe DA, Aurigemma G. A Case of LV "Pseudo" Pseudodyskinesis. Echocardiography. 2013 Oct; 30(9):1118-20.
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        6. Uraizee I, Cheng S, Hung CL, Verma A, Thomas JD, Zile MR, Aurigemma GP, Solomon SD. Relation of N-terminal pro-B-type natriuretic peptide with diastolic function in hypertensive heart disease. Am J Hypertens. 2013 Oct; 26(10):1234-41.
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        7. Aurigemma GP, de Simone G, Fitzgibbons T. Response to letter regarding article, "Cardiac remodeling in obesity". Circ Cardiovasc Imaging. 2013 May 1; 6(3):e18.
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        8. Shaikh AY, Meyer TE, Robotis DA, Aurigemma GP, Tighe DA. Systolic pulmonary and hepatic vein flow reversal due to pacemaker-induced retrograde ventriculoatrial conduction. Echocardiography. 2013 Mar; 30(3):E61-3.
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        9. Meyer T, Shih J, Aurigemma G. Heart failure with preserved ejection fraction (diastolic dysfunction). Ann Intern Med. 2013 Jan 1; 158(1):ITC5-1-ITC5-15; quiz ITC5-16.
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        10. Aurigemma GP, de Simone G, Fitzgibbons TP. Cardiac remodeling in obesity. Circ Cardiovasc Imaging. 2013 Jan 1; 6(1):142-52.
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        11. Khan UA, de Simone G, Hill J, Tighe DA, Aurigemma GP. Depressed atrial function in diastolic dysfunction: a speckle tracking imaging study. Echocardiography. 2013 Mar; 30(3):309-16.
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        12. Shaikh AY, Maan A, Khan UA, Aurigemma GP, Hill JC, Kane JL, Tighe DA, Mick E, McManus DD. Speckle echocardiographic left atrial strain and stiffness index as predictors of maintenance of sinus rhythm after cardioversion for atrial fibrillation: a prospective study. Cardiovasc Ultrasound. 2012; 10:48.
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        13. Perlini S, Chung ES, Aurigemma GP, Meyer TE. Alterations in early filling dynamics predict the progression of compensated pressure overload hypertrophy to heart failure better than abnormalities in midwall systolic shortening. Clin Exp Hypertens. 2013; 35(6):401-11.
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        14. Shaikh AY, Maan A, Heist EK, Tighe DA, Aurigemma GP, McManus DD. Management strategies in atrial fibrillation in patients with heart failure. Cardiol Rev. 2012 Nov-Dec; 20(6):288-96.
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        15. Lam CS, Shah AM, Borlaug BA, Cheng S, Verma A, Izzo J, Oparil S, Aurigemma GP, Thomas JD, Pitt B, Zile MR, Solomon SD. Effect of antihypertensive therapy on ventricular-arterial mechanics, coupling, and efficiency. Eur Heart J. 2013 Mar; 34(9):676-83.
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        16. Khan UA, Aurigemma GP. Cardiac ultrasound imaging in heart failure: recent advances. Curr Heart Fail Rep. 2012 Jun; 9(2):154-61.
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        17. Barasch E, Gottdiener JS, Aurigemma G, Kitzman DW, Han J, Kop WJ, Tracy RP. The relationship between serum markers of collagen turnover and cardiovascular outcome in the elderly: the Cardiovascular Health Study. Circ Heart Fail. 2011 Nov; 4(6):733-9.
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        18. Shah AM, Lam CS, Cheng S, Verma A, Desai AS, Rocha RA, Hilkert R, Izzo J, Oparil S, Pitt B, Thomas JD, Zile MR, Aurigemma GP, Solomon SD. The relationship between renal impairment and left ventricular structure, function, and ventricular-arterial interaction in hypertension. J Hypertens. 2011 Sep; 29(9):1829-36.
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        19. Aurigemma GP, Keaney JF. Renin-angiotensin system inhibition for aortic stenosis "A II, Bruté?". J Am Coll Cardiol. 2011 Aug 2; 58(6):577-80.
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        20. Mehta NK, Aurigemma G, Rafeq Z, Starobin O. Reverse takotsubo cardiomyopathy: after an episode of serotonin syndrome. Tex Heart Inst J. 2011; 38(5):568-72.
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        21. Madias C, Fitzgibbons TP, Alsheikh-Ali AA, Bouchard JL, Kalsmith B, Garlitski AC, Tighe DA, Estes NA, Aurigemma GP, Link MS. Acquired long QT syndrome from stress cardiomyopathy is associated with ventricular arrhythmias and torsades de pointes. Heart Rhythm. 2011 Apr; 8(4):555-61.
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        22. Wachtell K, Palmieri V, Gerdts E, Bella JN, Aurigemma GP, Papademetriou V, Dahlöf B, Aalto T, Ibsen H, Rokkedal JE, Devereux RB. Prognostic significance of left ventricular diastolic dysfunction in patients with left ventricular hypertrophy and systemic hypertension (the LIFE Study). Am J Cardiol. 2010 Oct 1; 106(7):999-1005.
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        23. Tighe DA, Aurigemma GP. Right-to-left shunts and saline contrast echocardiography. Chest. 2010 Aug; 138(2):246-8.
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        24. Wachtell K, Gerdts E, Palmieri V, Olsen MH, Nieminen MS, Papademetriou V, Boman K, Dahlöf B, Aurigemma GP, Rokkedal JE, Devereux RB. In-treatment midwall and endocardial fractional shortening predict cardiovascular outcome in hypertensive patients with preserved baseline systolic ventricular function: the Losartan Intervention For Endpoint reduction study. J Hypertens. 2010 Jul; 28(7):1541-6.
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        25. Wachtell K, Gerdts E, Aurigemma GP, Boman K, Dahlöf B, Nieminen MS, Olsen MH, Okin PM, Palmieri V, Rokkedal JE, Devereux RB. In-treatment reduced left atrial diameter during antihypertensive treatment is associated with reduced new-onset atrial fibrillation in hypertensive patients with left ventricular hypertrophy: The LIFE Study. Blood Press. 2010 Jun; 19(3):169-75.
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        26. Chinali M, Joffe SW, Aurigemma GP, Makam R, Meyer TE, Goldberg RJ. Risk factors and comorbidities in a community-wide sample of patients hospitalized with acute systolic or diastolic heart failure: the Worcester Heart Failure Study. Coron Artery Dis. 2010 May; 21(3):137-43.
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        27. Chinali M, Aurigemma GP. Refining patterns of left ventricular hypertrophy using cardiac MRI: "brother, can you spare a paradigm?". Circ Cardiovasc Imaging. 2010 Mar; 3(2):129-31.
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        28. Chinali M, Aurigemma GP, de Simone G, Mishra RK, Gerdts E, Wachtell K, Boman K, Dahlöf B, Devereux RB. Mitral E wave deceleration time to peak E velocity ratio and cardiovascular outcome in hypertensive patients during antihypertensive treatment (from the LIFE echo-substudy). Am J Cardiol. 2009 Oct 15; 104(8):1098-104.
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        29. Joffe SW, Ferrara J, Chalian A, Tighe DA, Aurigemma GP, Goldberg RJ. Are ejection fraction measurements by echocardiography and left ventriculography equivalent? Am Heart J. 2009 Sep; 158(3):496-502.
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        30. Joffe SW, Chalian A, Tighe DA, Aurigemma GP, Yarzebski J, Gore JM, Lessard D, Goldberg RJ. Trends in the use of echocardiography and left ventriculography to assess left ventricular ejection fraction in patients hospitalized with acute myocardial infarction. Am Heart J. 2009 Aug; 158(2):185-92.
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        31. Narayanan A, Aurigemma GP, Chinali M, Hill JC, Meyer TE, Tighe DA. Cardiac mechanics in mild hypertensive heart disease: a speckle-strain imaging study. Circ Cardiovasc Imaging. 2009 Sep; 2(5):382-90.
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        32. Barasch E, Gottdiener JS, Aurigemma G, Kitzman DW, Han J, Kop WJ, Tracy RP. Association between elevated fibrosis markers and heart failure in the elderly: the cardiovascular health study. Circ Heart Fail. 2009 Jul; 2(4):303-10.
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        33. Aurigemma GP, Gottdiener JS, Arnold AM, Chinali M, Hill JC, Kitzman D. Left atrial volume and geometry in healthy aging: the Cardiovascular Health Study. Circ Cardiovasc Imaging. 2009 Jul; 2(4):282-9.
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        34. Fitzgibbons TP, Madias C, Seth A, Bouchard JL, Kuvin JT, Patel AR, Pandian NG, Meyer TE, Aurigemma GP, Tighe DA. Prevalence and clinical characteristics of right ventricular dysfunction in transient stress cardiomyopathy. Am J Cardiol. 2009 Jul 1; 104(1):133-6.
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        35. Fitzgibbons TP, Meyer TE, Aurigemma GP. Mortality in diastolic heart failure: an update. Cardiol Rev. 2009 Mar-Apr; 17(2):51-5.
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        36. Bouchard JL, Aurigemma GP, Hill JC, Ennis CA, Tighe DA. Usefulness of the pulmonary arterial systolic pressure to predict pulmonary arterial wedge pressure in patients with normal left ventricular systolic function. Am J Cardiol. 2008 Jun 1; 101(11):1673-6.
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        37. Tighe DA, Rosetti M, Vinch CS, Chandok D, Muldoon D, Wiggin B, Dahlberg ST, Aurigemma GP. Influence of image quality on the accuracy of real time three-dimensional echocardiography to measure left ventricular volumes in unselected patients: a comparison with gated-SPECT imaging. Echocardiography. 2007 Nov; 24(10):1073-80.
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        38. Hurlburt HM, Aurigemma GP, Hill JC, Narayanan A, Gaasch WH, Vinch CS, Meyer TE, Tighe DA. Direct ultrasound measurement of longitudinal, circumferential, and radial strain using 2-dimensional strain imaging in normal adults. Echocardiography. 2007 Aug; 24(7):723-31.
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        39. Bouchard JL, Aurigemma GP, Goldberg RJ, Fournier JB, Vinch CS, Hill JC, Ennis CA, Tighe DA, Meyer TE. Heart failure in the "oldest old": clinical and echocardiographic insights. Am J Geriatr Cardiol. 2007 Jul-Aug; 16(4):236-42.
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        40. Solomon SD, Janardhanan R, Verma A, Bourgoun M, Daley WL, Purkayastha D, Lacourcière Y, Hippler SE, Fields H, Naqvi TZ, Mulvagh SL, Arnold JM, Thomas JD, Zile MR, Aurigemma GP. Effect of angiotensin receptor blockade and antihypertensive drugs on diastolic function in patients with hypertension and diastolic dysfunction: a randomised trial. Lancet. 2007 Jun 23; 369(9579):2079-87.
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        41. Liao L, Anstrom KJ, Gottdiener JS, Pappas PA, Whellan DJ, Kitzman DW, Aurigemma GP, Mark DB, Schulman KA, Jollis JG. Long-term costs and resource use in elderly participants with congestive heart failure in the Cardiovascular Health Study. Am Heart J. 2007 Feb; 153(2):245-52.
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        42. McManus D, Aurigemma G. Clinical advances in diastolic heart failure. Minerva Cardioangiol. 2006 Dec; 54(6):695-713.
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        43. Janardhanan R, Daley WL, Naqvi TZ, Mulvagh SL, Aurigemma G, Zile M, Arnold JM, Artis E, Purkayastha D, Thomas JD, Solomon SD. Rationale and design: the VALsartan In Diastolic Dysfunction (VALIDD) Trial: evolving the management of diastolic dysfunction in hypertension. Am Heart J. 2006 Aug; 152(2):246-52.
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        44. Aurigemma GP. Diastolic heart failure--a common and lethal condition by any name. N Engl J Med. 2006 Jul 20; 355(3):308-10.
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        45. Aurigemma GP, Zile MR, Gaasch WH. Contractile behavior of the left ventricle in diastolic heart failure: with emphasis on regional systolic function. Circulation. 2006 Jan 17; 113(2):296-304.
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        46. Liao L, Jollis JG, Anstrom KJ, Whellan DJ, Kitzman DW, Aurigemma GP, Mark DB, Schulman KA, Gottdiener JS. Costs for heart failure with normal vs reduced ejection fraction. Arch Intern Med. 2006 Jan 9; 166(1):112-8.
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        47. Aurigemma GP, Tighe DA. Echocardiography and reversible left ventricular dysfunction. Am J Med. 2006 Jan; 119(1):18-21.
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        48. Gottdiener JS, Kitzman DW, Aurigemma GP, Arnold AM, Manolio TA. Left atrial volume, geometry, and function in systolic and diastolic heart failure of persons > or =65 years of age (the cardiovascular health study). Am J Cardiol. 2006 Jan 1; 97(1):83-9.
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        49. Vinch CS, Aurigemma GP, Simon HU, Hill JC, Tighe DA, Meyer TE. Analysis of left ventricular systolic function using midwall mechanics in patients >60 years of age with hypertensive heart disease and heart failure. Am J Cardiol. 2005 Nov 1; 96(9):1299-303.
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        50. Aghassi P, Aurigemma GP, Folland ED, Tighe DA. Catheterization-Doppler discrepancies in nonsimultaneous evaluations of aortic stenosis. Echocardiography. 2005 May; 22(5):367-73.
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        51. Baicu CF, Zile MR, Aurigemma GP, Gaasch WH. Left ventricular systolic performance, function, and contractility in patients with diastolic heart failure. Circulation. 2005 May 10; 111(18):2306-12.
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        52. Botkin NF, Seth PS, Aurigemma GP. Asymptomatic valvular disease: who benefits from surgery? Curr Cardiol Rep. 2005 Mar; 7(2):87-93.
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        53. Franklin KM, Aurigemma GP. Prognosis in diastolic heart failure. Prog Cardiovasc Dis. 2005 Mar-Apr; 47(5):333-9.
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        54. Aurigemma GP, Gaasch WH. Low flow-low gradient aortic stenosis: the pathologist weighs in. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2004 Nov 2; 44(9):1856-8.
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        55. Vinch CS, Hill JC, Logsetty G, Tighe DA, Meyer TE, Aurigemma GP. Paradoxical changes in brain natriuretic peptide levels and loading conditions after intravenous conscious sedation. J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 2004 Nov; 17(11):1191-6.
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        56. Vinch CS, Rashkin J, Logsetty G, Tighe DA, Hill JC, Meyer TE, Rosenthal LS, Aurigemma GP. Brain natriuretic peptide levels fall rapidly after cardioversion of atrial fibrillation to sinus rhythm. Cardiology. 2004; 102(4):188-93.
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        57. Aurigemma GP, Gaasch WH. Clinical practice. Diastolic heart failure. N Engl J Med. 2004 Sep 9; 351(11):1097-105.
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        58. Wachtell K, Papademetriou V, Smith G, Gerdts E, Dahlöf B, Engblom E, Aurigemma GP, Bella JN, Ibsen H, Rokkedal J, Devereux RB. Relation of impaired left ventricular filling to systolic midwall mechanics in hypertensive patients with normal left ventricular systolic chamber function: the Losartan Intervention for Endpoint Reduction in Hypertension (LIFE) study. Am Heart J. 2004 Sep; 148(3):538-44.
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        59. Aurigemma GP, Zile MR, Gaasch WH. Lack of relationship between Doppler indices of diastolic function and left ventricular pressure transients in patients with definite diastolic heart failure. Am Heart J. 2004 Sep; 148(3):E12.
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        60. Botkin NF, Aurigemma GP. Aortic valve disease: a practical clinical approach. Minerva Cardioangiol. 2004 Aug; 52(4):263-72.
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        61. Feingold AD, Tighe DA, Aurigemma GP, Hill JC, Vinch CS. The utility of newly derived Doppler echocardiographic variables in the diagnosis and management of patients with heart failure. Curr Cardiol Rep. 2004 May; 6(3):217-24.
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        62. Botkin NF, Aurigemma GP. Aortic valve disease: current recommendations. Curr Cardiol Rep. 2004 Mar; 6(2):89-95.
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        63. Mathew ST, Gottdiener JS, Kitzman D, Aurigemma G. Congestive heart failure in the elderly: the Cardiovascular Health Study. Am J Geriatr Cardiol. 2004 Mar-Apr; 13(2):61-8.
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        64. Cheitlin MD, Armstrong WF, Aurigemma GP, Beller GA, Bierman FZ, Davis JL, Douglas PS, Faxon DP, Gillam LD, Kimball TR, Kussmaul WG, Pearlman AS, Philbrick JT, Rakowski H, Thys DM, Antman EM, Smith SC, Alpert JS, Gregoratos G, Anderson JL, Hiratzka LF, Faxon DP, Hunt SA, Fuster V, Jacobs AK, Gibbons RJ, Russell RO. ACC/AHA/ASE 2003 Guideline Update for the Clinical Application of Echocardiography: summary article. A report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Task Force on Practice Guidelines (ACC/AHA/ASE Committee to Update the 1997 Guidelines for the Clinical Application of Echocardiography). J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 2003 Oct; 16(10):1091-110.
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        65. Cheitlin MD, Armstrong WF, Aurigemma GP, Beller GA, Bierman FZ, Davis JL, Douglas PS, Faxon DP, Gillam LD, Kimball TR, Kussmaul WG, Pearlman AS, Philbrick JT, Rakowski H, Thys DM. ACC/AHA/ASE 2003 guideline update for the clinical application of echocardiography--summary article: a report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Task Force on Practice Guidelines (ACC/AHA/ASE Committee to Update the 1997 Guidelines for the Clinical Application of Echocardiography). J Am Coll Cardiol. 2003 Sep 3; 42(5):954-70.
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        66. Cheitlin MD, Armstrong WF, Aurigemma GP, Beller GA, Bierman FZ, Davis JL, Douglas PS, Faxon DP, Gillam LD, Kimball TR, Kussmaul WG, Pearlman AS, Philbrick JT, Rakowski H, Thys DM, Antman EM, Smith SC, Alpert JS, Gregoratos G, Anderson JL, Hiratzka LF, Hunt SA, Fuster V, Jacobs AK, Gibbons RJ, Russell RO. ACC/AHA/ASE 2003 guideline update for the clinical application of echocardiography: summary article: a report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Task Force on Practice Guidelines (ACC/AHA/ASE Committee to Update the 1997 Guidelines for the Clinical Application of Echocardiography). Circulation. 2003 Sep 2; 108(9):1146-62.
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        67. D'Aloia A, Faggiano P, Aurigemma G, Bontempi L, Ruggeri G, Metra M, Nodari S, Dei Cas L. Serum levels of carbohydrate antigen 125 in patients with chronic heart failure: relation to clinical severity, hemodynamic and Doppler echocardiographic abnormalities, and short-term prognosis. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2003 May 21; 41(10):1805-11.
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        68. Vinch CS, Aurigemma GP, Hill JC, Gaasch WH, Volturo G, Tighe DA, Meyer TE. Usefulness of clinical variables, echocardiography, and levels of brain natriuretic peptide and norepinephrine to distinguish systolic and diastolic causes of acute heart failure. Am J Cardiol. 2003 May 1; 91(9):1140-3.
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        69. Aurigemma GP, Devereux RB, Wachtell K, Palmieri V, Boman K, Gerdts E, Nieminen MS, Papademetriou V, Dahlöf B. Left ventricular mass regression in the LIFE study: effect of previous antihypertensive treatment. Am J Hypertens. 2003 Mar; 16(3):180-6.
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        70. Tighe DA, Vinch CS, Hill JC, Meyer TE, Goldberg RJ, Aurigemma GP. Influence of age on assessment of diastolic function by Doppler tissue imaging. Am J Cardiol. 2003 Jan 15; 91(2):254-7.
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        71. Seth PS, Aurigemma GP, Krasnow JM, Tighe DA, Untereker WJ, Meyer TE. A syndrome of transient left ventricular apical wall motion abnormality in the absence of coronary disease: a perspective from the United States. Cardiology. 2003; 100(2):61-6.
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        72. Gottdiener JS, McClelland RL, Marshall R, Shemanski L, Furberg CD, Kitzman DW, Cushman M, Polak J, Gardin JM, Gersh BJ, Aurigemma GP, Manolio TA. Outcome of congestive heart failure in elderly persons: influence of left ventricular systolic function. The Cardiovascular Health Study. Ann Intern Med. 2002 Oct 15; 137(8):631-9.
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        73. Botkin NF, Aurigemma GP, Meyer TE, Tighe DA. Periprosthetic aortic valve ring abscess. Echocardiography. 2002 Oct; 19(7 Pt 1):569-70.
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        74. Wachtell K, Palmieri V, Olsen MH, Gerdts E, Papademetriou V, Nieminen MS, Smith G, Dahlöf B, Aurigemma GP, Devereux RB. Change in systolic left ventricular performance after 3 years of antihypertensive treatment: the Losartan Intervention for Endpoint (LIFE) Study. Circulation. 2002 Jul 9; 106(2):227-32.
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        75. Gaasch WH, Aurigemma GP. Inhibition of the renin-angiotensin system and the left ventricular adaptation to mitral regurgitation. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2002 Apr 17; 39(8):1380-3.
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        76. Aurigemma GP, Devereux RB, De Simone G, Roman MJ, O'Grady MJ, Koren M, Alderman M, Laragh J. Myocardial function and geometry in hypertensive subjects with low levels of afterload. Am Heart J. 2002 Mar; 143(3):546-51.
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        77. Norton GR, Woodiwiss AJ, Gaasch WH, Mela T, Chung ES, Aurigemma GP, Meyer TE. Heart failure in pressure overload hypertrophy. The relative roles of ventricular remodeling and myocardial dysfunction. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2002 Feb 20; 39(4):664-71.
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        78. Aurigemma GP, Ronen A, Cuénoud H, Folland ED, Meyer TE. Severe mitral valve regurgitation associated with dexfenfluramine use. Cardiology. 2002; 98(4):215-7.
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        79. Brand MD, Abadi CA, Aurigemma GP, Dauerman HL, Meyer TE. Radiation-associated valvular heart disease in Hodgkin's disease is associated with characteristic thickening and fibrosis of the aortic-mitral curtain. J Heart Valve Dis. 2001 Sep; 10(5):681-5.
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        80. Zile MR, Gaasch WH, Carroll JD, Feldman MD, Aurigemma GP, Schaer GL, Ghali JK, Liebson PR. Heart failure with a normal ejection fraction: is measurement of diastolic function necessary to make the diagnosis of diastolic heart failure? Circulation. 2001 Aug 14; 104(7):779-82.
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        81. Zile MR, Green GR, Schuyler GT, Aurigemma GP, Miller DC, Cooper G. Cardiocyte cytoskeleton in patients with left ventricular pressure overload hypertrophy. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2001 Mar 15; 37(4):1080-4.
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        82. Aurigemma GP, Williams D, Gaasch WH, Reda DJ, Materson BJ, Gottdiener JS. Ventricular and myocardial function following treatment of hypertension. Am J Cardiol. 2001 Mar 15; 87(6):732-6.
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        83. Aurigemma GP, Gottdiener JS, Shemanski L, Gardin J, Kitzman D. Predictive value of systolic and diastolic function for incident congestive heart failure in the elderly: the cardiovascular health study. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2001 Mar 15; 37(4):1042-8.
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        84. Kitzman DW, Gardin JM, Gottdiener JS, Arnold A, Boineau R, Aurigemma G, Marino EK, Lyles M, Cushman M, Enright PL. Importance of heart failure with preserved systolic function in patients > or = 65 years of age. CHS Research Group. Cardiovascular Health Study. Am J Cardiol. 2001 Feb 15; 87(4):413-9.
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        85. Perlini S, Muiesan ML, Cuspidi C, Sampieri L, Trimarco B, Aurigemma GP, Agabiti-Rosei E, Mancia G. Midwall mechanics are improved after regression of hypertensive left ventricular hypertrophy and normalization of chamber geometry. Circulation. 2001 Feb 6; 103(5):678-83.
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        86. Wachtell K, Rokkedal J, Bella JN, Aalto T, Dahlöf B, Smith G, Roman MJ, Ibsen H, Aurigemma GP, Devereux RB. Effect of electrocardiographic left ventricular hypertrophy on left ventricular systolic function in systemic hypertension (The LIFE Study). Losartan Intervention For Endpoint. Am J Cardiol. 2001 Jan 1; 87(1):54-60.
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        87. Kitzman DW, Goldman ME, Gillam LD, Cohen JL, Aurigemma GP, Gottdiener JS. Efficacy and safety of the novel ultrasound contrast agent perflutren (definity) in patients with suboptimal baseline left ventricular echocardiographic images. Am J Cardiol. 2000 Sep 15; 86(6):669-74.
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        88. Gottdiener JS, Arnold AM, Aurigemma GP, Polak JF, Tracy RP, Kitzman DW, Gardin JM, Rutledge JE, Boineau RC. Predictors of congestive heart failure in the elderly: the Cardiovascular Health Study. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2000 May; 35(6):1628-37.
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        89. Hanna SR, Chung ES, Aurigemma GP, Meyer TE. Worsening of mitral regurgitation secondary to ventricular pacing. J Heart Valve Dis. 2000 Mar; 9(2):273-5.
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        90. Greenland P, Abrams J, Aurigemma GP, Bond MG, Clark LT, Criqui MH, Crouse JR, Friedman L, Fuster V, Herrington DM, Kuller LH, Ridker PM, Roberts WC, Stanford W, Stone N, Swan HJ, Taubert KA, Wexler L. Prevention Conference V: Beyond secondary prevention: identifying the high-risk patient for primary prevention: noninvasive tests of atherosclerotic burden: Writing Group III. Circulation. 2000 Jan 4; 101(1):E16-22.
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        91. Mela T, Meyer TE, Pape LA, Chung ES, Aurigemma GP, Weiner BH. Coronary arterial dimension-to-left ventricular mass ratio in idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy. Am J Cardiol. 1999 Apr 15; 83(8):1277-80, A9.
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        92. Aurigemma GP, Meyer TE, Sharma M, Sweeney A, Gaasch WH. Evaluation of extent of shortening versus velocity of shortening at the endocardium and midwall in hypertensive heart disease. Am J Cardiol. 1999 Mar 1; 83(5):792-4, A10.
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        93. Chung ES, Perlini S, Aurigemma GP, Fenton RA, Dobson JG, Meyer TE. Effects of chronic adenosine uptake blockade on adrenergic responsiveness and left ventricular chamber function in pressure overload hypertrophy in the rat. J Hypertens. 1998 Dec; 16(12 Pt 1):1813-22.
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        94. Wee CC, Phillips RS, Aurigemma G, Erban S, Kriegel G, Riley M, Douglas PS. Risk for valvular heart disease among users of fenfluramine and dexfenfluramine who underwent echocardiography before use of medication. Ann Intern Med. 1998 Dec 1; 129(11):870-4.
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        95. Aurigemma G. Is harmonic imaging now fundamental? Lancet. 1998 Oct 17; 352(9136):1239-40.
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        96. Varveri A, Sgorbini L, Romano S, Aurigemma G, Dagianti A, Sessa R, Di Pietro M, Del Piano M, Dagianti A, Penco M. [Chlamydia pneumoniae infection and cardiac ischemic syndromes]. Cardiologia. 1998 Oct; 43(10):1053-8.
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        97. Grayburn PA, Weiss JL, Hack TC, Klodas E, Raichlen JS, Vannan MA, Klein AL, Kitzman DW, Chrysant SG, Cohen JL, Abrahamson D, Foster E, Perez JE, Aurigemma GP, Panza JA, Picard MH, Byrd BF, Segar DS, Jacobson SA, Sahn DJ, DeMaria AN. Phase III multicenter trial comparing the efficacy of 2% dodecafluoropentane emulsion (EchoGen) and sonicated 5% human albumin (Albunex) as ultrasound contrast agents in patients with suboptimal echocardiograms. J Am Coll Cardiol. 1998 Jul; 32(1):230-6.
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        98. Romano S, Varveri A, Aurigemma G, Dagianti A, Vitarelli A, Sciomer S, Pastore LR, Penco M, Dagianti A. Echocardiography in the coronary care unit: diagnostic and prognostic impact in comparison with clinical and other indicators. Am J Cardiol. 1998 Jun 18; 81(12A):13G-16G.
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        99. Aurigemma GP, Gaasch WH. Valve disease and diet pills--where do we stand? Am Fam Physician. 1998 Feb 15; 57(4):656, 659-60.
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        100. Sorgato A, Faggiano P, Aurigemma GP, Rusconi C, Gaasch WH. Ventricular arrhythmias in adult aortic stenosis: prevalence, mechanisms, and clinical relevance. Chest. 1998 Feb; 113(2):482-91.
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        101. Goldfine H, Aurigemma GP, Zile MR, Gaasch WH. Left ventricular length-force-shortening relations before and after surgical correction of chronic mitral regurgitation. J Am Coll Cardiol. 1998 Jan; 31(1):180-5.
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        102. Sadler DB, Aurigemma GP, Williams DW, Reda DJ, Materson BJ, Gottdiener JS. Systolic function in hypertensive men with concentric remodeling. Hypertension. 1997 Oct; 30(4):777-81.
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        103. Meyer TE, Casadei B, Aurigemma GP, Gaasch WH. Which indexes of filling behavior should be used to characterize left ventricular diastolic function when changes in heart rate and atrioventricular delay occur? J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 1997 Sep; 10(7):689-98.
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        104. Devereux RB, Pini R, Aurigemma GP, Roman MJ. Measurement of left ventricular mass: methodology and expertise. J Hypertens. 1997 Aug; 15(8):801-9.
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        105. Cheitlin MD, Alpert JS, Armstrong WF, Aurigemma GP, Beller GA, Bierman FZ, Davidson TW, Davis JL, Douglas PS, Gillam LD. ACC/AHA Guidelines for the Clinical Application of Echocardiography. A report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Task Force on Practice Guidelines (Committee on Clinical Application of Echocardiography). Developed in collaboration with the American Society of Echocardiography. Circulation. 1997 Mar 18; 95(6):1686-744.
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        106. Cheitlin MD, Alpert JS, Armstrong WF, Aurigemma GP, Beller GA, Bierman FZ, Davidson TW, Davis JL, Douglas PS, Gillam LD, Lewis RP, Pearlman AS, Philbrick JT, Shah PM, Williams RG, Ritchie JL, Eagle KA, Gardner TJ, Garson A, Gibbons RJ, O'Rourke RA, Ryan TJ. ACC/AHA guidelines for the clinical application of echocardiography: executive summary. A report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Task Force on practice guidelines (Committee on Clinical Application of Echocardiography). Developed in collaboration with the American Society of Echocardiography. J Am Coll Cardiol. 1997 Mar 15; 29(4):862-79.
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        107. Aurigemma G. Has thrombolytic therapy changed the equation for postinfarction risk stratification? Lancet. 1997 Feb 1; 349(9048):298-9.
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        108. Faggiano P, Aurigemma GP, Rusconi C, Gaasch WH. Progression of valvular aortic stenosis in adults: literature review and clinical implications. Am Heart J. 1996 Aug; 132(2 Pt 1):408-17.
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        109. Sharma M, Aurigemma GP, Meyer TE, Gaasch WH. Recurrent syncope after successful aortic valve replacement. Am Heart J. 1996 Jul; 132(1 Pt 1):194-7.
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        110. Aurigemma GP, Gaasch WH, McLaughlin M, McGinn R, Sweeney A, Meyer TE. Reduced left ventricular systolic pump performance and depressed myocardial contractile function in patients > 65 years of age with normal ejection fraction and a high relative wall thickness. Am J Cardiol. 1995 Oct 1; 76(10):702-5.
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        111. Gaasch WH, John RM, Aurigemma GP. Managing asymptomatic patients with chronic mitral regurgitation. Chest. 1995 Sep; 108(3):842-7.
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        112. Romano S, Dagianti A, Tocchi M, Rosanio S, Aurigemma G, Vizza CD, Penco M. [The usefulness of noninvasive diagnostic methods in postinfarct prognostic stratification]. Cardiologia. 1995 Aug; 40(8):585-91.
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        113. Aurigemma GP, Silver KH, Priest MA, Gaasch WH. Geometric changes allow normal ejection fraction despite depressed myocardial shortening in hypertensive left ventricular hypertrophy. J Am Coll Cardiol. 1995 Jul; 26(1):195-202.
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        114. Aurigemma GP, Gaasch WH, Villegas B, Meyer TE. Noninvasive assessment of left ventricular mass, chamber volume, and contractile function. Curr Probl Cardiol. 1995 Jun; 20(6):361-440.
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        115. Litwin SE, Katz SE, Weinberg EO, Lorell BH, Aurigemma GP, Douglas PS. Serial echocardiographic-Doppler assessment of left ventricular geometry and function in rats with pressure-overload hypertrophy. Chronic angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibition attenuates the transition to heart failure. Circulation. 1995 May 15; 91(10):2642-54.
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        116. Stewart WJ, Aurigemma GP, Bierman FZ, Gardin JM, Kisslo JA, Pearlman AS, Seward JB, Weyman AE. Guidelines for training in adult cardiovascular medicine. Core Cardiology Training Symposium (COCATS). Task Force 4: training in echocardiography. J Am Coll Cardiol. 1995 Jan; 25(1):16-9.
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        117. Aurigemma GP, Gaasch WH. Gender differences in older patients with pressure-overload hypertrophy of the left ventricle. Cardiology. 1995; 86(4):310-7.
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        118. Aurigemma GP, Silver KH, McLaughlin M, Mauser J, Gaasch WH. Impact of chamber geometry and gender on left ventricular systolic function in patients > 60 years of age with aortic stenosis. Am J Cardiol. 1994 Oct 15; 74(8):794-8.
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        119. Hollingsworth HM, Silver KH, Irwin RS, Aurigemma GP. Lethargy, confusion, and a mediastinal abnormality in a 68-year-old woman. Chest. 1994 Sep; 106(3):939-41.
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        120. Orsinelli DA, Aurigemma GP, Battista S, Krendel S, Gaasch WH. Left ventricular hypertrophy and mortality after aortic valve replacement for aortic stenosis. A high risk subgroup identified by preoperative relative wall thickness. J Am Coll Cardiol. 1993 Nov 15; 22(6):1679-83.
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        121. Silver K, Aurigemma G, Krendel S, Barry N, Ockene I, Alpert J. Pulmonary artery hypertension in severe aortic stenosis: incidence and mechanism. Am Heart J. 1993 Jan; 125(1):146-50.
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        122. Voyce SJ, Aurigemma GP, Dahlberg S, Orsinelli D, Pape LA, Sweeney A, Cardullo P, Recht L. A comparison of two-dimensional echocardiography vs carotid duplex scanning in older patients with cerebral ischemia. Arch Intern Med. 1992 Oct; 152(10):2089-93.
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        123. Aurigemma G, Battista S, Orsinelli D, Sweeney A, Pape L, Cuénoud H. Abnormal left ventricular intracavitary flow acceleration in patients undergoing aortic valve replacement for aortic stenosis. A marker for high postoperative morbidity and mortality. Circulation. 1992 Sep; 86(3):926-36.
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        124. Aurigemma G, Davidoff A, Silver K, Boehmer J. Left ventricular mass quantitation using single-phase cardiac magnetic resonance imaging. Am J Cardiol. 1992 Jul 15; 70(2):259-62.
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        125. Hendel RC, Cohn S, Aurigemma G, Whitfield S, Dahlberg S, Pape L, Leppo J. Focal myocardial injury following blunt chest trauma: a comparison of indium-111 antimyosin scintigraphy with other noninvasive methods. Am Heart J. 1992 May; 123(5):1208-15.
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        126. Aurigemma G, Whitfield S, Sweeney A, Fox M, Weiner B. Color Doppler mapping of aortic regurgitation in aortic stenosis: comparison with angiography. Cardiology. 1992; 81(4-5):251-7.
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        127. Whitfield S, Aurigemma G, Pape L, Leppo J. Two-dimensional Doppler echocardiographic correlation of dipyridamole-thallium stress testing with isometric handgrip. Am Heart J. 1991 May; 121(5):1367-73.
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        128. Aurigemma G, Reichek N, Schiebler M, Axel L. Evaluation of aortic regurgitation by cardiac cine magnetic resonance imaging: planar analysis and comparison to Doppler echocardiography. Cardiology. 1991; 78(4):340-7.
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        129. Aurigemma G, Reichek N, Schiebler M, Axel L. Evaluation of mitral regurgitation by cine magnetic resonance imaging. Am J Cardiol. 1990 Sep 1; 66(5):621-5.
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        130. Aurigemma GP, Reichek N, Axel L, Schiebler M, Harris C, Kressel HY. Noninvasive determination of coronary artery bypass graft patency by cine magnetic resonance imaging. Circulation. 1989 Dec; 80(6):1595-602.
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        131. Clyne CA, Aurigemma G, Sweeney A, Pezzella AT, Paraskos J, Pape L. Traumatic intracardiac communication: detection by color flow mapping. J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 1989 Sep-Oct; 2(5):342-5.
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        132. Zimrin D, Reichek N, Bogin KT, Aurigemma G, Douglas P, Berko B, Fung HL. Antianginal effects of intravenous nitroglycerin over 24 hours. Circulation. 1988 Jun; 77(6):1376-84.
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        133. Schiebler M, Axel L, Reichek N, Aurigemma G, Yeager B, Douglas P, Bogin K, Kressel H. Correlation of cine MR imaging with two-dimensional pulsed Doppler echocardiography in valvular insufficiency. J Comput Assist Tomogr. 1987 Jul-Aug; 11(4):627-32.
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        134. Follansbee SE, Busch DF, Wofsy CB, Coleman DL, Gullet J, Aurigemma GP, Ross T, Hadley WK, Drew WL. An outbreak of Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia in homosexual men. Ann Intern Med. 1982 Jun; 96(6 Pt 1):705-13.
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