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Nelson Schiller, MD

TitleProfessor
InstitutionUniversity of California San Francisco
DepartmentMedicine
Address505 Parnassus Avenue
San Francisco CA 94143
Phone415-353-9156
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    University of California, San Francisco Clinical Fellowship Cardiology
    University of California, San FranciscoResidency School of Medicine

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    CLINICAL INTERESTS: Dr. Nelson B. Schiller is a cardiologist who specializes in the use of echocardiography in the diagnosis and treatment of heart disease. He is the founder of the UCSF Echocardiography Laboratory and the UCSF Adult Congenital Heart Disease Clinic. He has played an integral role in the development of many diagnostic and treatment techniques including two dimensional echocardiography, transesophogeal echocardiography, Doppler pulmonary pressure determination, myocardial contrast perfusion and echocardiography phase imaging for ventricular coordination. In the areas of structural heart disease, he is an expert in the treatment of mitral and aortic valve diseases, hypertrophic cardiomyopathy and congenital heart diseases.

    RESEARCH INTERESTS: In collaboration with his colleagues, Schiller is involved in research in quantitation of cardiac function and structure, the biology and function of the left atrium, exercise physiology and hemodynamics in heart disease, body composition in heart disease, adult congenital heart disease, three-dimensional reconstruction, echocardiographic contrast agents for quantitation and myocardial perfusion, transesophageal echocardiography, physiology of renal disease, and outcomes in coronary disease as predicted by quantitative phenotyping,


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    General Clinical Research Center
    NIH/NCRR M01RR000083Oct 1, 1974 - Nov 30, 2007
    Role: Co-Investigator

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    1. Ranjan R, Valez EM, Haldipur A, Schiller NB. Relation of Velocity-Time Integral of the Left Ventricular Outflow Tract to that of the Descending Thoracic Aorta and Usefulness of a Fixed Ratio for Internal Validation. Am J Cardiol. 2018 Apr 03. PMID: 29751952.
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    2. Sardana M, Lessard D, Tsao CW, Parikh NI, Barton BA, Nah G, Thomas RC, Cheng S, Schiller NB, Aragam JR, Mitchell GF, Vaze A, Benjamin EJ, Vasan RS, McManus DD. Association of Left Atrial Function Index with Atrial Fibrillation and Cardiovascular Disease: The Framingham Offspring Study. J Am Heart Assoc. 2018 Mar 30; 7(7). PMID: 29602764.
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    3. Rudski LG, Gargani L, Armstrong WF, Lancellotti P, Lester SJ, Grünig E, D'Alto M, Åström Aneq M, Ferrara F, Saggar R, Saggar R, Naeije R, Picano E, Schiller NB, Bossone E. Stressing the Cardiopulmonary Vascular System: The Role of Echocardiography. J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 2018 Mar 21. PMID: 29573927.
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    4. Fitzpatrick JK, Cohen BE, Rosenblatt A, Shaw RE, Schiller NB. Usefulness of Epicardial Area in the Short Axis to Identify Elevated Left Ventricular Mass in Men. Am J Cardiol. 2018 Mar 13. PMID: 29628127.
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    5. Psotka MA, Schiller NB, Whooley MA, Mishra RK. Association of change in 5-year N-terminal fragment of the prohormone brain-type natriuretic peptide with left ventricular structure and function in stable coronary disease. J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown). 2018 Feb; 19(2):67-72. PMID: 29251695.
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    6. Sardana M, Nah G, Tsao CW, Ogunsua AA, Vittinghoff E, Thomas RC, Cheng S, Vaze A, Aragam JR, Mitchell GF, Benjamin EJ, Vasan RS, Aurigemma GP, Schiller NB, McManus DD, Parikh NI. Clinical and Echocardiographic Correlates of Left Atrial Function Index: The Framingham Offspring Study. J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 2017 Sep; 30(9):904-912.e2. PMID: 28735892.
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    7. Yuan N, Geha RM, Schiller NB. A Change of Pace: Sudden Hypotension. Am J Med. 2017 Jul; 130(7):799-801. PMID: 28396225.
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    8. Zhao SX, Soltanzad N, Swaminathan A, Ogden WD, Schiller NB. Frequency and Associated Clinical Features of Functional Tricuspid Regurgitation in Patients With Chronic Atrial Fibrillation. Am J Cardiol. 2017 May 01; 119(9):1371-1377. PMID: 28284370.
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    9. Wang EY, Dixson J, Schiller NB, Whooley MA. Causes and Predictors of Death in Patients With Coronary Heart Disease (from the Heart and Soul Study). Am J Cardiol. 2017 Jan 01; 119(1):27-34. PMID: 27788932.
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    10. Olson KA, Beatty AL, Heidecker B, Regan MC, Brody EN, Foreman T, Kato S, Mehler RE, Singer BS, Hveem K, Dalen H, Sterling DG, Lawn RM, Schiller NB, Williams SA, Whooley MA, Ganz P. Association of growth differentiation factor 11/8, putative anti-ageing factor, with cardiovascular outcomes and overall mortality in humans: analysis of the Heart and Soul and HUNT3 cohorts. Eur Heart J. 2015 Dec 21; 36(48):3426-34. PMID: 26294790; PMCID: PMC4685178 [Available on 12/21/16].
    11. Beatty AL, Ku IA, Bibbins-Domingo K, Christenson RH, DeFilippi CR, Ganz P, Ix JH, Lloyd-Jones D, Omland T, Sabatine MS, Schiller NB, Shlipak MG, Skali H, Takeuchi M, Vittinghoff E, Whooley MA. Traditional Risk Factors Versus Biomarkers for Prediction of Secondary Events in Patients With Stable Coronary Heart Disease: From the Heart and Soul Study. J Am Heart Assoc. 2015 Jul 06; 4(7). PMID: 26150476; PMCID: PMC4608062.
    12. Lee RJ, Hinson A, Bauernschmitt R, Matschke K, Fang Q, Mann DL, Dowling R, Schiller N, Sabbah HN. The feasibility and safety of Algisyl-LVR™ as a method of left ventricular augmentation in patients with dilated cardiomyopathy: initial first in man clinical results. Int J Cardiol. 2015 Nov 15; 199:18-24. PMID: 26173169.
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    13. Fleischmann KE, Schiller NB. Papillary Fibroelastoma: Move Over Myxoma. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2015 Jun 09; 65(22):2430-2. PMID: 26046737.
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    14. Schiller NB, Singh S. RV Dyssynchrony by Speckle Tracking Strain in Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension: Will This Outcome Variable Take Root? JACC Cardiovasc Imaging. 2015 Jun; 8(6):653-5. PMID: 26068283.
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    15. Mishra RK, Tietjens J, Regan M, Whooley MA, Schiller NB. The Prognostic Utility of Echo-Estimated Left Ventricular End-Diastolic Pressure-Volume Relationship in Stable Coronary Artery Disease: The Heart and Soul Study. Echocardiography. 2015 Nov; 32(11):1639-46. PMID: 25959601.
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    16. Boyd AC, Schiller NB, Thomas L. Principles of transthoracic echocardiographic evaluation. Nat Rev Cardiol. 2015 Jul; 12(7):426-40. PMID: 25917151.
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    17. Saha SA, Beatty AL, Mishra RK, Whooley MA, Schiller NB. Usefulness of an Echocardiographic Composite Cardiac Calcium Score to Predict Death in Patients With Stable Coronary Artery Disease (from the Heart and Soul Study). Am J Cardiol. 2015 Jul 01; 116(1):50-8. PMID: 25963223.
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    18. Dubin RF, Beatty AL, Teerlink JR, Schiller NB, Alokozai D, Johansen KL. Associations of tissue Doppler imaging with NT-proBNP and hs-TnT: a pilot study in end-stage renal disease. Echocardiography. 2014 Nov; 31(10):1205-12. PMID: 24828699; PMCID: PMC4169364.
    19. Wong JM, Welles CC, Azarbal F, Whooley MA, Schiller NB, Turakhia MP. Relation of left atrial dysfunction to ischemic stroke in patients with coronary heart disease (from the heart and soul study). Am J Cardiol. 2014 May 15; 113(10):1679-84. PMID: 24792737.
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    20. Agarwal I, Ide N, Ix JH, Kestenbaum B, Lanske B, Schiller NB, Whooley MA, Mukamal KJ. Fibroblast growth factor-23 and cardiac structure and function. J Am Heart Assoc. 2014 Feb 13; 3(1):e000584. PMID: 24525546; PMCID: PMC3959672.
    21. Azarbal F, Welles CC, Wong JM, Whooley MA, Schiller NB, Turakhia MP. Association of CHADS2, CHA2DS2-VASc, and R2CHADS2 scores with left atrial dysfunction in patients with coronary heart disease (from the Heart and Soul study). Am J Cardiol. 2014 Apr 01; 113(7):1166-72. PMID: 24507169.
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    22. Ren X, Banki NM, Shaw RE, McNulty EJ, Williams SC, Pencina M, Schiller NB. Doppler-detected valve movement in aortic stenosis: a predictor of adverse outcome. Clin Cardiol. 2014 Mar; 37(3):167-71. PMID: 24399781.
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    23. Dubin RF, Beatty AL, Teerlink JR, Schiller NB, Bolger AF, Alokozai D, Peralta CA, Johansen KL. Determinants of hemodialysis-induced segmental wall motion abnormalities. Hemodial Int. 2014 Apr; 18(2):396-405. PMID: 24224868; PMCID: PMC3976813.
    24. Turner JH, Neylan TC, Schiller NB, Li Y, Cohen BE. Objective evidence of myocardial ischemia in patients with posttraumatic stress disorder. Biol Psychiatry. 2013 Dec 01; 74(11):861-6. PMID: 23978403; PMCID: PMC4005370.
    25. Abbas AE, Franey LM, Marwick T, Maeder MT, Kaye DM, Vlahos AP, Serra W, Al-Azizi K, Schiller NB, Lester SJ. Noninvasive assessment of pulmonary vascular resistance by Doppler echocardiography. J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 2013 Oct; 26(10):1170-7. PMID: 23860092.
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    26. Dubin RF, Teerlink JR, Schiller NB, Alokozai D, Peralta CA, Johansen KL. Association of segmental wall motion abnormalities occurring during hemodialysis with post-dialysis fatigue. Nephrol Dial Transplant. 2013 Oct; 28(10):2580-5. PMID: 23743019.
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    27. Beatty AL, Ku IA, Christenson RH, DeFilippi CR, Schiller NB, Whooley MA. High-sensitivity cardiac troponin T levels and secondary events in outpatients with coronary heart disease from the Heart and Soul Study. JAMA Intern Med. 2013 May 13; 173(9):763-9. PMID: 23568589; PMCID: PMC3719880.
    28. Schiller NB, Ristow B. Doppler under pressure: it's time to cease the folly of chasing the peak right ventricular systolic pressure. J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 2013 May; 26(5):479-82. PMID: 23622927.
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    29. Miller PL, Litt L, Schiller N, Maa J. Follow-up to 'Cholecystectomy in the presence of a large patent foramen ovale: laparoscopic or open?'. J Clin Anesth. 2013 May; 25(3):243-4. PMID: 23541851.
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    30. Singh KJ, Cohen BE, Na B, Regan M, Schiller NB, Whooley MA. Alcohol consumption and 5-year change in left atrial volume among patients with coronary heart disease: results from the Heart and Soul study. J Card Fail. 2013 Mar; 19(3):183-9. PMID: 23482079.
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    31. Beatty AL, Schiller NB, Whooley MA. Moderate exercise for improvement in 6-minute walk test performance in stable coronary heart disease--reply. JAMA Intern Med. 2013 Jan 28; 173(2):169. PMID: 23358843.
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    32. Cabarrus M, Yang B, Schiller N, Miller DC, Ordovas K. Iatrogenic giant coronary artery pseudoaneurysm with "daughter aneurysm" formation: serial imaging findings and natural history. J Thorac Imaging. 2012 Nov; 27(6):W185-7. PMID: 22688674.
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    33. Beatty AL, Schiller NB, Whooley MA. Six-minute walk test as a prognostic tool in stable coronary heart disease: data from the heart and soul study. Arch Intern Med. 2012 Jul 23; 172(14):1096-102. PMID: 22710902; PMCID: PMC3420342.
    34. Schiller NB. Gaining respect for echocardiographic volumetric quantitation: observations on a study of the baseline echocardiography data from the STICH echocardiography core laboratory. J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 2012 Mar; 25(3):337-40. PMID: 22353338.
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    35. Welles CC, Ku IA, Kwan DM, Whooley MA, Schiller NB, Turakhia MP. Left atrial function predicts heart failure hospitalization in subjects with preserved ejection fraction and coronary heart disease: longitudinal data from the Heart and Soul Study. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2012 Feb 14; 59(7):673-80. PMID: 22322084; PMCID: PMC3282121.
    36. Holtz JE, Upadhyaya DS, Cohen BE, Na B, Schiller NB, Whooley MA. Mitral annular calcium, inducible myocardial ischemia, and cardiovascular events in outpatients with coronary heart disease (from the Heart and Soul Study). Am J Cardiol. 2012 Apr 15; 109(8):1092-6. PMID: 22245404.
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    37. Beatty AL, Zhang MH, Ku IA, Na B, Schiller NB, Whooley MA. Adiponectin is associated with increased mortality and heart failure in patients with stable ischemic heart disease: data from the Heart and Soul Study. Atherosclerosis. 2012 Feb; 220(2):587-92. PMID: 22196150; PMCID: PMC3264791.
    38. Ristow B, Schiller NB. Pulmonary hypertension in sickle cell disease. N Engl J Med. 2011 Oct 27; 365(17):1645-6; author reply 1648-9. PMID: 22029996.
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    39. Schiller NB, Ren X. Water doesn't run uphill (by itself). JACC Cardiovasc Imaging. 2011 Sep; 4(9):955-7. PMID: 21920332.
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    40. Teerlink JR, Clarke CP, Saikali KG, Lee JH, Chen MM, Escandon RD, Elliott L, Bee R, Habibzadeh MR, Goldman JH, Schiller NB, Malik FI, Wolff AA. Dose-dependent augmentation of cardiac systolic function with the selective cardiac myosin activator, omecamtiv mecarbil: a first-in-man study. Lancet. 2011 Aug 20; 378(9792):667-75. PMID: 21856480.
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    41. Welles CC, Whooley MA, Na B, Ganz P, Schiller NB, Turakhia MP. The CHADS2 score predicts ischemic stroke in the absence of atrial fibrillation among subjects with coronary heart disease: data from the Heart and Soul Study. Am Heart J. 2011 Sep; 162(3):555-61. PMID: 21884876; PMCID: PMC3199107.
    42. Caleshu C, Sakhuja R, Nussbaum RL, Schiller NB, Ursell PC, Eng C, De Marco T, McGlothlin D, Burchard EG, Rame JE. Furthering the link between the sarcomere and primary cardiomyopathies: restrictive cardiomyopathy associated with multiple mutations in genes previously associated with hypertrophic or dilated cardiomyopathy. Am J Med Genet A. 2011 Sep; 155A(9):2229-35. PMID: 21823217; PMCID: PMC3158811.
    43. Mishra RK, Devereux RB, Cohen BE, Whooley MA, Schiller NB. Prediction of heart failure and adverse cardiovascular events in outpatients with coronary artery disease using mitral E/A ratio in conjunction with e-wave deceleration time: the heart and soul study. J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 2011 Oct; 24(10):1134-40. PMID: 21764551.
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    44. Berger J, Ren X, Na B, Whooley MA, Schiller NB. Relation of concentric remodeling to adverse outcomes in patients with stable coronary artery disease (from the Heart and Soul Study). Am J Cardiol. 2011 Jun 01; 107(11):1579-84. PMID: 21439534.
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    45. Boyd AC, Schiller NB, Leung D, Ross DL, Thomas L. Atrial dilation and altered function are mediated by age and diastolic function but not before the eighth decade. JACC Cardiovasc Imaging. 2011 Mar; 4(3):234-42. PMID: 21414570.
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    46. Ristow B, Na B, Ali S, Whooley MA, Schiller NB. Left ventricular outflow tract and pulmonary artery stroke distances independently predict heart failure hospitalization and mortality: the Heart and Soul Study. J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 2011 May; 24(5):565-72. PMID: 21324645.
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    47. Sharma M, Tseng E, Schiller N, Moore P, Shunk KA. ?Closure of aortic paravalvular leak under intravascular ultrasound and intracardiac echocardiography guidance. J Invasive Cardiol. 2011 Jan; 23(1):E250-4. PMID: 21183776.
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    48. Zhang MH, Na B, Schiller NB, Whooley MA. Association of resistin with heart failure and mortality in patients with stable coronary heart disease: data from the heart and soul study. J Card Fail. 2011 Jan; 17(1):24-30. PMID: 21187261.
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    49. Habibzadeh MR, Farzaneh-Far R, Sarna P, Na B, Schiller NB, Whooley MA. Association of blood pressure and heart rate response during exercise with cardiovascular events in the Heart and Soul Study. J Hypertens. 2010 Nov; 28(11):2236-42. PMID: 20706136.
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    50. Thoma MS, Maa J, Schiller NB, Litt L. Cholecystectomy in the presence of a large patent foramen ovale: laparoscopic or open? J Clin Anesth. 2010 Nov; 22(7):553-6. PMID: 21056814.
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    51. Farzaneh-Far R, Desir GV, Na B, Schiller NB, Whooley MA. A functional polymorphism in renalase (Glu37Asp) is associated with cardiac hypertrophy, dysfunction, and ischemia: data from the heart and soul study. PLoS One. 2010 Oct 20; 5(10):e13496. PMID: 20975995; PMCID: PMC2958117.
    52. Thadani SR, Ristow B, Schiller NB. Lack of correlation between Doppler and catheter in pulmonary pressure: flawed noninvasive technique or straw man. Am J Cardiol. 2010 Oct 01; 106(7):1059-60; author reply 1060. PMID: 20854976.
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    53. Zhang MH, Na B, Schiller NB, Whooley MA. Resistin, exercise capacity, and inducible ischemia in patients with stable coronary heart disease: data from the Heart and Soul study. Atherosclerosis. 2010 Dec; 213(2):604-10. PMID: 20951381.
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    54. Ristow B, Schiller NB. Obtaining accurate hemodynamics from echocardiography: achieving independence from right heart catheterization. Curr Opin Cardiol. 2010 Sep; 25(5):437-44. PMID: 20707012.
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    55. Rudski LG, Lai WW, Afilalo J, Hua L, Handschumacher MD, Chandrasekaran K, Solomon SD, Louie EK, Schiller NB. Guidelines for the echocardiographic assessment of the right heart in adults: a report from the American Society of Echocardiography endorsed by the European Association of Echocardiography, a registered branch of the European Society of Cardiology, and the Canadian Society of Echocardiography. J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 2010 Jul; 23(7):685-713; quiz 786-8. PMID: 20620859.
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    56. Saab G, Whooley MA, Schiller NB, Ix JH. Association of serum phosphorus with left ventricular mass in men and women with stable cardiovascular disease: data from the Heart and Soul Study. Am J Kidney Dis. 2010 Sep; 56(3):496-505. PMID: 20580478; PMCID: PMC2926276.
    57. Marcus GM, Olgin JE, Whooley M, Vittinghoff E, Stone KL, Mehra R, Hulley SB, Schiller NB. Racial differences in atrial fibrillation prevalence and left atrial size. Am J Med. 2010 Apr; 123(4):375.e1-7. PMID: 20227049; PMCID: PMC2882251.
    58. Ristow B, Ali S, Na B, Turakhia MP, Whooley MA, Schiller NB. Predicting heart failure hospitalization and mortality by quantitative echocardiography: is body surface area the indexing method of choice? The Heart and Soul Study. J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 2010 Apr; 23(4):406-13. PMID: 20202792; PMCID: PMC2886012.
    59. Hsieh TC, Schiller NB, Joshi RV. Extensive lipomatous hypertrophy of the interatrial septum with involvement of the right atrium. Anesth Analg. 2010 Mar 01; 110(3):725-6; discussion 727. PMID: 20185651.
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    60. Koskenvuo JW, Mirsky R, Zhang Y, Angeli FS, Jahn S, Alastalo TP, Schiller NB, Boyle AJ, Chatterjee K, De Marco T, Yeghiazarians Y. A comparison of echocardiography to invasive measurement in the evaluation of pulmonary arterial hypertension in a rat model. Int J Cardiovasc Imaging. 2010 Jun; 26(5):509-18. PMID: 20140524; PMCID: PMC2868165.
    61. Smith DT, Farzaneh-Far R, Ali S, Na B, Whooley MA, Schiller NB. Relation of beta-blocker use with frequency of hospitalization for heart failure in patients with left ventricular diastolic dysfunction (from the Heart and Soul Study). Am J Cardiol. 2010 Jan 15; 105(2):223-8. PMID: 20102923; PMCID: PMC2827308.
    62. Parker BD, Schurgers LJ, Vermeer C, Schiller NB, Whooley MA, Ix JH. The association of uncarboxylated matrix Gla protein with mitral annular calcification differs by diabetes status: The Heart and Soul study. Atherosclerosis. 2010 May; 210(1):320-5. PMID: 20015492; PMCID: PMC2862076.
    63. Deo R, Shlipak MG, Ix JH, Ali S, Schiller NB, Whooley MA. Association of cystatin C with ischemia in patients with coronary heart disease. Clin Cardiol. 2009 Nov; 32(11):E18-22. PMID: 19816865; PMCID: PMC2818322.
    64. Cohen BE, Marmar CR, Neylan TC, Schiller NB, Ali S, Whooley MA. Posttraumatic stress disorder and health-related quality of life in patients with coronary heart disease: findings from the Heart and Soul Study. Arch Gen Psychiatry. 2009 Nov; 66(11):1214-20. PMID: 19884609; PMCID: PMC2822711.
    65. Maron BJ, Lesser JR, Schiller NB, Harris KM, Brown C, Rehm HL. Implications of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy transmitted by sperm donation. JAMA. 2009 Oct 21; 302(15):1681-4. PMID: 19843903.
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    66. Spies C, Farzaneh-Far R, Na B, Kanaya A, Schiller NB, Whooley MA. Relation of obesity to heart failure hospitalization and cardiovascular events in persons with stable coronary heart disease (from the Heart and Soul Study). Am J Cardiol. 2009 Oct 01; 104(7):883-9. PMID: 19766751.
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    67. Hsieh BP, Rogers AM, Na B, Wu AH, Schiller NB, Whooley MA. Prevalence and prognostic significance of incidental cardiac troponin T elevation in ambulatory patients with stable coronary artery disease: data from the Heart and Soul study. Am Heart J. 2009 Oct; 158(4):673-9. PMID: 19781430; PMCID: PMC2778232.
    68. Farzaneh-Far R, Na B, Whooley MA, Schiller NB. Left-ventricular power-to-mass ratio at peak exercise predicts mortality, heart failure, and cardiovascular events in patients with stable coronary artery disease: data from the Heart and Soul Study. Cardiology. 2009; 114(3):226-34. PMID: 19672059; PMCID: PMC2778238.
    69. Singh HS, Bibbins-Domingo K, Ali S, Wu AH, Schiller NB, Whooley MA. N-terminal pro-B-type natriuretic peptide and inducible ischemia in the Heart and Soul Study. Clin Cardiol. 2009 Aug; 32(8):447-53. PMID: 19685518; PMCID: PMC2790280.
    70. Hsieh BP, Unver K, McNulty E, Schiller NB. The amplitude ratio of the first to second heart sound is reduced in left ventricular systolic dysfunction. Int J Cardiol. 2010 Nov 05; 145(1):133-5. PMID: 19631396.
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    71. Turakhia MP, McManus DD, Whooley MA, Schiller NB. Increase in end-systolic volume after exercise independently predicts mortality in patients with coronary heart disease: data from the Heart and Soul Study. Eur Heart J. 2009 Oct; 30(20):2478-84. PMID: 19578167; PMCID: PMC2761597.
    72. Ristow B, Schiller NB. Stepping away from ritual right heart catheterization into the era of noninvasively measured pulmonary artery pressure. J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 2009 Jul; 22(7):820-2. PMID: 19560660.
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    73. Schiller NB. Observations on 35 years as an expert witness in American malpractice litigation: a comparison with the British legal system. Heart. 2009 May; 95(10):848-9. PMID: 19401287.
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    74. Schiller NB, Kwan DM. The Tei index as an expression of right ventricular impairment and recovery: investment grade or subprime? JACC Cardiovasc Imaging. 2009 Feb; 2(2):150-2. PMID: 19356548.
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    75. Stevens SM, Farzaneh-Far R, Na B, Whooley MA, Schiller NB. Development of an echocardiographic risk-stratification index to predict heart failure in patients with stable coronary artery disease: the Heart and Soul study. JACC Cardiovasc Imaging. 2009 Jan; 2(1):11-20. PMID: 19356527; PMCID: PMC2762421.
    76. Farzaneh-Far R, Na B, Schiller NB, Whooley MA. Lack of association of chromosome 9p21.3 genotype with cardiovascular structure and function in persons with stable coronary artery disease: The Heart and Soul Study. Atherosclerosis. 2009 Aug; 205(2):492-6. PMID: 19171343; PMCID: PMC2717182.
    77. Ren X, Na B, Ristow B, Whooley MA, Schiller NB. Usefulness of diastolic dominant pulmonary vein flow to predict hospitalization for heart failure and mortality in ambulatory patients with coronary heart disease (from the Heart and Soul Study). Am J Cardiol. 2009 Feb 15; 103(4):482-5. PMID: 19195506; PMCID: PMC2680227.
    78. Boyd AC, Schiller NB, Ross DL, Thomas L. Differential recovery of regional atrial contraction after restoration of sinus rhythm after intraoperative linear radiofrequency ablation for atrial fibrillation. Am J Cardiol. 2009 Feb 15; 103(4):528-34. PMID: 19195515.
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    79. McManus DD, Shah SJ, Fabi MR, Rosen A, Whooley MA, Schiller NB. Prognostic value of left ventricular end-systolic volume index as a predictor of heart failure hospitalization in stable coronary artery disease: data from the Heart and Soul Study. J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 2009 Feb; 22(2):190-7. PMID: 19084372; PMCID: PMC2675872.
    80. Whooley MA, de Jonge P, Vittinghoff E, Otte C, Moos R, Carney RM, Ali S, Dowray S, Na B, Feldman MD, Schiller NB, Browner WS. Depressive symptoms, health behaviors, and risk of cardiovascular events in patients with coronary heart disease. JAMA. 2008 Nov 26; 300(20):2379-88. PMID: 19033588; PMCID: PMC2677371.
    81. Zhang MH, Spies C, Ali S, Kanaya AM, Schiller NB, Whooley MA. Adiponectin and inducible ischemia in patients with stable coronary heart disease: data from the Heart and Soul study. Atherosclerosis. 2009 Jul; 205(1):233-8. PMID: 19111833; PMCID: PMC2779844.
    82. Turakhia MP, Schiller NB, Whooley MA. Prognostic significance of increased left ventricular mass index to mortality and sudden death in patients with stable coronary heart disease (from the Heart and Soul Study). Am J Cardiol. 2008 Nov 01; 102(9):1131-5. PMID: 18940278; PMCID: PMC2583450.
    83. Gehi AK, Ali S, Na B, Schiller NB, Whooley MA. Inducible ischemia and the risk of recurrent cardiovascular events in outpatients with stable coronary heart disease: the heart and soul study. Arch Intern Med. 2008 Jul 14; 168(13):1423-8. PMID: 18625923; PMCID: PMC2675881.
    84. Rogers AM, Schiller NB. Impact of the first nine months of revised infective endocarditis prophylaxis guidelines at a university hospital: so far so good. J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 2008 Jun; 21(6):775. PMID: 18513601.
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    85. Ristow B, Ali S, Whooley MA, Schiller NB. Usefulness of left atrial volume index to predict heart failure hospitalization and mortality in ambulatory patients with coronary heart disease and comparison to left ventricular ejection fraction (from the Heart and Soul Study). Am J Cardiol. 2008 Jul 01; 102(1):70-6. PMID: 18572038; PMCID: PMC2789558.
    86. Farzaneh-Far R, Cawthon RM, Na B, Browner WS, Schiller NB, Whooley MA. Prognostic value of leukocyte telomere length in patients with stable coronary artery disease: data from the Heart and Soul Study. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2008 Jul; 28(7):1379-84. PMID: 18467646; PMCID: PMC2675880.
    87. Farzaneh-Far R, Na B, Whooley MA, Schiller NB. Usefulness of noninvasive estimate of pulmonary vascular resistance to predict mortality, heart failure, and adverse cardiovascular events in Patients With stable coronary artery disease (from the Heart and Soul Study). Am J Cardiol. 2008 Mar 15; 101(6):762-6. PMID: 18328836; PMCID: PMC2778236.
    88. Farzaneh-Far R, Schiller NB. Left atrial dimension in stress echocardiography. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2008 Jan 29; 51(4):514-5; author reply 515-6. PMID: 18222364.
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    89. Farzaneh-Far R, McKeown BH, Dang D, Roberts J, Schiller NB, Foster E. Accuracy of Doppler-estimated pulmonary vascular resistance in patients before liver transplantation. Am J Cardiol. 2008 Jan 15; 101(2):259-62. PMID: 18178418.
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