Division of Cardiology


Peer-Reviewed Original Contributions

  1. Spevack DM, Almuti K, Ostfeld RJ, Gordon GM. Routine adjustment of Doppler-echocardiographically derived aortic valve area using a previously derived equation to account for the effect of pressure recovery. J Am Soc Echo 2007.
  2. Doddamani S, Bello R, Friedman M, Ostfeld RJ, Malhotra D, Banerjee A, Gordon GM, Spevack DM. Demonstration of Left Ventricular Outflow Tract Eccentricity by Real Time 3D- Echocardiography: Implications for Determination of Aortic Valve Area. Echocardiogr 2007.
  3. Gold M, Spindola-Franco H, Jain VR, Spevack DM, Haramati LB. Coronary Sinus Compression: An Early CT Sign of Cardiac Tamponade. J Comp Assist Tomogr 2006.
  4. Spevack DM, Shoyeb A, Yoon AJ, Gordon GM, Matros T, Reynolds HA, Shah A, Tunick PA, Kronzon I. Quantitative myocardial perfusion echocardiography discriminates paradoxical septal motion from septal wall motion abnormality due to coronary artery disease. Am J Cardiol 2005; 95(7): 852-5.

Case Reports, Letters, Reviews, and Editorials

  1. Einav E, Gitig A, Marinescu M, Tanaka K, Spevack DM. Valvulitis Requiring Triple Valve Surgery as an Initial Presentation of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus. J Am Soc Echocardiogr 2007
  2. Vennalaganti P, Ostfeld RJ, Malhotra D, Doddamani S, Gordon GM, Spevack DM. Pseudodyskinesis – A novel mechanism for abnormal motion of the heart’s diaphragmatic wall. J Am Soc Echocardiogr 2006; 19(10):1294.e5-6.
  3. Ahmed I, Katz DH, Crooke GA, Li M, Doddamani S, Haramati LB, Ostfeld RJ, Gordon GM, Spevack DM. Bi-ventricular Mural Vegetations in a Patient Without Valvular Pathology. J Am Soc Echocardiogr 2006; 19(7): 938.e5-7.
  4. Friedman MA, Wiseman S, Haramati L, Gordon GM, Spevack DM. Noncompaction of the left ventricle in a patient with dextroversion. Am J Cardiol. 2006; Feb 24.
  5. Spevack DM, Cavaleri S, Zolotarev A, Inghirami G, Leibes L, Tunick PA, Kronzon I. Increase in Bone Marrow Progenitor Cells Following Myocardial Infarction. Coronary Art Dis. 2006; 17(4): 345-9.
  6. Metzl M, Altman E, Spevack DM, Doddamani S, Travin M, Ostfeld R. A case of Takotsubo cardiomyopathy mimicking an acute coronary syndrome. Nat Clin Prac Cardiovasc Med.2005; 3(1):53-56.
  7. Chen T, LeJemtel TH, Garcia J, Gordon G, Spevack DM. Free-floating ball thrombus in the left atrium. Echocardiogr 2005;22(5):438-40.

Presented Abstracts

  1. Patel A, Doddamani S, Spevack DM, Ostfeld RJ. The association of income with cardiovascular disease burden. J Am Coll Cardiol 2007; 49(9): 369A. 
  2. Spevack DM, Bowers J, Banerjee A, Talreja A, Altman E, Melduni R, Cotarlan V, Doddamani S, Malhotra D, Gordon GM, Menegus M, Greenberg M. Comparison of Doppler Echocardiography, serum B-type natriuretic peptide, chest x-ray and physical exam for the estimation of left heart filling pressure. J Am Soc Echocardiogr 2006; 19(5): 627.
  3. Delaney J, Du E, Spevack DM, Doddamani S, Xuan L, Ostfeld RJ. Mortality by race in patients with congestive heart failure. J Am Coll Cardiol 2006; 47(4):40A.
  4. Doddamani S, Malhotra D, Banerjee A, Bowers J, Kim B, Ostfeld R, Gordon GM, Spevack DM. Demonstration of left ventricular outflow tract eccentricity by real time 3D- echocardiography: Implications for determination of aortic valve area. Circ 2005; 112(17):II-635
  5. Stathopoulos I, Nissirios T, S Mushiyev, Zambito P, Spevack DM, LeJemtel T, Plestis K. Determinants of outcome after surgical treatment for functional mitral regurgitation in patients with ischemic cardiomyopathy. J Cardia Failure 2005; 11(6 Suppl):S132
  6. Shoyeb A, Mookherjee D, Gomes E, Allison S, Yabes P, Roman J, Humphrey W, Gordon GM, Spevack DM. Threshold probability at which physicians choose to define a patient as having or not having obstructive coronary artery disease. J Am Soc Echo. 2005; 18(5): 510.
  7. Almuti K, Gordon GM, Spevack DM. Importance of routine correction of aortic valve area by echo to account for pressure recovery. J Am Coll Cardiol 2005; 45(3): 300A.
  8. Stathopoulos I, Nissirios T, Zambito P, Spevack DM, Plestis K. Mitral Valve Repair (MV repair) versus Replacement (MVR) in Patients With Ischemic Cardiomyopathy (CM) and Functional Mitral Regurgitation (MR): Early outcome.
  9. Spevack DM, Cavaleri S, Zolotarev A, Inghirami G, Leibes L, Tunick PA, Kronzon I. Evidence of Bone Marrow Stem Cell Mobilization Following Myocardial Infarction. Circulation. 2003;108(17):IV-502. 
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