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Gus J. Vlahakes, M.D.

Co-Author

This page shows the publications co-authored by Gus Vlahakes and Robert Levine.
Connection Strength

1.368
  1. Levine RA, Hung J, Otsuji Y, Messas E, Liel-Cohen N, Nathan N, Handschumacher MD, Guerrero JL, He S, Yoganathan AP, Vlahakes GJ. Mechanistic insights into functional mitral regurgitation. Curr Cardiol Rep. 2002 Mar; 4(2):125-9.
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    Score: 0.274
  2. Beeri R, Chaput M, Guerrero JL, Kawase Y, Yosefy C, Abedat S, Karakikes I, Morel C, Tisosky A, Sullivan S, Handschumacher MD, Gilon D, Vlahakes GJ, Hajjar RJ, Levine RA. Gene delivery of sarcoplasmic reticulum calcium ATPase inhibits ventricular remodeling in ischemic mitral regurgitation. Circ Heart Fail. 2010 Sep; 3(5):627-34.
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    Score: 0.123
  3. Hung J, Solis J, Guerrero JL, Braithwaite GJ, Muratoglu OK, Chaput M, Fernandez-Friera L, Handschumacher MD, Wedeen VJ, Houser S, Vlahakes GJ, Levine RA. A novel approach for reducing ischemic mitral regurgitation by injection of a polymer to reverse remodel and reposition displaced papillary muscles. Circulation. 2008 Sep 30; 118(14 Suppl):S263-9.
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    Score: 0.108
  4. Chaput M, Handschumacher MD, Tournoux F, Hua L, Guerrero JL, Vlahakes GJ, Levine RA. Mitral leaflet adaptation to ventricular remodeling: occurrence and adequacy in patients with functional mitral regurgitation. Circulation. 2008 Aug 19; 118(8):845-52.
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    Score: 0.107
  5. Beeri R, Yosefy C, Guerrero JL, Nesta F, Abedat S, Chaput M, del Monte F, Handschumacher MD, Stroud R, Sullivan S, Pugatsch T, Gilon D, Vlahakes GJ, Spinale FG, Hajjar RJ, Levine RA. Mitral regurgitation augments post-myocardial infarction remodeling failure of hypertrophic compensation. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2008 Jan 29; 51(4):476-86.
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    Score: 0.103
  6. Beeri R, Yosefy C, Guerrero JL, Abedat S, Handschumacher MD, Stroud RE, Sullivan S, Chaput M, Gilon D, Vlahakes GJ, Spinale FG, Hajjar RJ, Levine RA. Early repair of moderate ischemic mitral regurgitation reverses left ventricular remodeling: a functional and molecular study. Circulation. 2007 Sep 11; 116(11 Suppl):I288-93.
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    Score: 0.101
  7. Beeri R, Streckenbach SC, Isselbacher EM, Akins CW, Vlahakes GJ, Adams MS, Levine RA. The crossed swords sign: insights into the dilemma of repair in bileaflet mitral valve prolapse. J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 2007 Jun; 20(6):698-702.
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    Score: 0.099
  8. Messas E, Yosefy C, Chaput M, Guerrero JL, Sullivan S, Menasché P, Carpentier A, Desnos M, Hagege AA, Vlahakes GJ, Levine RA. Chordal cutting does not adversely affect left ventricle contractile function. Circulation. 2006 Jul 04; 114(1 Suppl):I524-8.
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    Score: 0.093
  9. Messas E, Pouzet B, Touchot B, Guerrero JL, Vlahakes GJ, Desnos M, Menasché P, Hagège A, Levine RA. Efficacy of chordal cutting to relieve chronic persistent ischemic mitral regurgitation. Circulation. 2003 Sep 09; 108 Suppl 1:II111-5.
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    Score: 0.076
  10. Klima UP, Lee MY, Guerrero JL, Laraia PJ, Levine RA, Vlahakes GJ. Determinants of maximal right ventricular function: role of septal shift. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2002 Jan; 123(1):72-80.
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    Score: 0.068
  11. Kataoka A, Zeng X, Guerrero JL, Kozak A, Braithwaite G, Levine RA, Vlahakes GJ, Hung J. Application of polymer-mesh device to remodel left ventricular-mitral valve apparatus in ischemic mitral regurgitation. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 04; 155(4):1485-1493.
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    Score: 0.051
  12. Zeng X, Zou L, Levine RA, Guerrero JL, Handschumacher MD, Sullivan SM, Braithwaite GJC, Stone JR, Solis J, Muratoglu OK, Vlahakes GJ, Hung J. Efficacy of polymer injection for ischemic mitral regurgitation: persistent reduction of mitral regurgitation and attenuation of left ventricular remodeling. JACC Cardiovasc Interv. 2015 Feb; 8(2):355-363.
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    Score: 0.042
  13. Beaudoin J, Levine RA, Guerrero JL, Yosefy C, Sullivan S, Abedat S, Handschumacher MD, Szymanski C, Gilon D, Palmeri NO, Vlahakes GJ, Hajjar RJ, Beeri R. Late repair of ischemic mitral regurgitation does not prevent left ventricular remodeling: importance of timing for beneficial repair. Circulation. 2013 Sep 10; 128(11 Suppl 1):S248-52.
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    Score: 0.038
  14. Solis J, Levine RA, Johnson B, Guerrero JL, Handschumacher MD, Sullivan S, Lam K, Berlin J, Braithwaite GJ, Muratoglu OK, Vlahakes GJ, Hung J. Polymer injection therapy to reverse remodel the papillary muscles: efficacy in reducing mitral regurgitation in a chronic ischemic model. Circ Cardiovasc Interv. 2010 Oct; 3(5):499-505.
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    Score: 0.031
  15. Chaput M, Handschumacher MD, Guerrero JL, Holmvang G, Dal-Bianco JP, Sullivan S, Vlahakes GJ, Hung J, Levine RA. Mitral leaflet adaptation to ventricular remodeling: prospective changes in a model of ischemic mitral regurgitation. Circulation. 2009 Sep 15; 120(11 Suppl):S99-103.
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    Score: 0.029
  16. Delling FN, Sanborn DY, Levine RA, Picard MH, Fifer MA, Palacios IF, Lowry PA, Vlahakes GJ, Vaturi M, Hung J. Frequency and mechanism of persistent systolic anterior motion and mitral regurgitation after septal ablation in obstructive hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. Am J Cardiol. 2007 Dec 01; 100(11):1691-5.
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    Score: 0.026
Connection Strength
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Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.