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profileMalissa Jane Wood, M.D.

TitleAssociate Professor of Medicine
InstitutionMassachusetts General Hospital
DepartmentMedicine
AddressMassachusetts General Hospital
Blake 256
55 Fruit St
Boston MA 02114
Phone617/726-0995
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  1. Sharma S, Rozen G, Duran J, Mela T, Wood MJ. Sudden Cardiac Death in Patients With Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2017 Jul 04; 70(1):114-115. PMID: 28662797.
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  2. Wood MJ, Drachman DE. "Typical symptoms in the atypical patient? Consider SCAD!" Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2017 Jun 01; 89(7):1155-1156. PMID: 28612415.
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  3. Blumenthal DM, Olenski AR, Yeh RW, DeFaria Yeh D, Sarma A, Stefanescu Schmidt AC, Wood MJ, Jena AB. Sex Differences in Faculty Rank Among Academic Cardiologists in the United States. Circulation. 2017 Feb 07; 135(6):506-517. PMID: 28153987.
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  4. Sarma AA, Nkonde-Price C, Gulati M, Duvernoy CS, Lewis SJ, Wood MJ. Cardiovascular Medicine and Society: The Pregnant Cardiologist. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2017 Jan 03; 69(1):92-101. PMID: 28057255.
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  5. Wood MJ, Drachman DE. Angiographic and interventional management of spontaneous coronary artery dissections: When less is more, or "When 'Better' flow is the enemy of good flow". Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2017 01; 89(1):68-70. PMID: 28116866.
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  6. Safi LM, Wood MJ. Aortic Root Size in Elite Athletes: When No Change Matters. Circ Cardiovasc Imaging. 2016 Oct; 9(10). PMID: 27729368.
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  7. Khan AA, Safi L, Wood M. Cardiac Imaging In Athletes. Methodist Debakey Cardiovasc J. 2016 Apr-Jun; 12(2):86-92. PMID: 27486490; PMCID: PMC4969032.
  8. Guo LQ, Wasfy MM, Hedgire S, Kalra M, Wood M, Prabhakar AM, Ghoshhajra BB. Multimodality imaging of spontaneous coronary artery dissection: case studies of the Massachusetts General Hospital. Coron Artery Dis. 2016 Jan; 27(1):70-1. PMID: 26554663.
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  9. King G, Wood MJ. The heart of the endurance athlete assessed by echocardiography and its modalities: "embracing the delicate balance". Curr Cardiol Rep. 2013 Aug; 15(8):383. PMID: 23839067.
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  10. Weiner RB, Wood MJ, Pellikka PA. Repeated testing and appropriate use of echocardiography. JAMA Intern Med. 2013 May 27; 173(10):935. PMID: 23712411.
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  11. Gilstrap LG, Malhotra R, Peltier-Saxe D, Slicas D, Pineda E, Culhane-Hermann C, Cook N, Fernandez-Golarz C, Wood M. Community-based primary prevention programs decrease the rate of metabolic syndrome among socioeconomically disadvantaged women. J Womens Health (Larchmt). 2013 Apr; 22(4):322-9. PMID: 23540328.
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  12. Yeh GY, Wood MJ, Wayne PM, Quilty MT, Stevenson LW, Davis RB, Phillips RS, Forman DE. Tai chi in patients with heart failure with preserved ejection fraction. Congest Heart Fail. 2013 Mar-Apr; 19(2):77-84. PMID: 23057654; PMCID: PMC3546234.
  13. Fletcher GF, Berra K, Fletcher BJ, Gilstrap L, Wood MJ. The integrated team approach to the care of the patient with cardiovascular disease. Curr Probl Cardiol. 2012 Sep; 37(9):369-97. PMID: 22884247.
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  14. King G, Wood MJ. The right ventricle of the elite high end endurance athlete cannot be underestimated. J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 2012 Mar; 25(3):272-3. PMID: 22353337.
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  15. Weiner RB, Wang F, Hutter AM, Wood MJ, Berkstresser B, McClanahan C, Neary J, Marshall JE, Picard MH, Baggish AL. The feasibility, diagnostic yield, and learning curve of portable echocardiography for out-of-hospital cardiovascular disease screening. J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 2012 May; 25(5):568-75. PMID: 22326132.
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  16. Poh KK, Lee LC, Shen L, Chong E, Tan YL, Chai P, Yeo TC, Wood MJ. Left ventricular fluid dynamics in heart failure: echocardiographic measurement and utilities of vortex formation time. Eur Heart J Cardiovasc Imaging. 2012 May; 13(5):385-93. PMID: 22180464.
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  17. Wood MJ. NADPH oxidase: short-term foe, long-term friend. J Appl Physiol (1985). 2011 Nov; 111(5):1231-2. PMID: 21885801.
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  18. Baggish AL, Wood MJ. Athlete's heart and cardiovascular care of the athlete: scientific and clinical update. Circulation. 2011 Jun 14; 123(23):2723-35. PMID: 21670241.
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  19. Weiner RB, Hutter AM, Wang F, Kim JH, Wood MJ, Wang TJ, Picard MH, Baggish AL. Performance of the 2010 European Society of Cardiology criteria for ECG interpretation in athletes. Heart. 2011 Oct; 97(19):1573-7. PMID: 21602522.
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  20. Noseworthy PA, Weiner R, Kim J, Keelara V, Wang F, Berkstresser B, Wood MJ, Wang TJ, Picard MH, Hutter AM, Newton-Cheh C, Baggish AL. Early repolarization pattern in competitive athletes: clinical correlates and the effects of exercise training. Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol. 2011 Aug; 4(4):432-40. PMID: 21543642; PMCID: PMC3700366.
  21. Yeh GY, McCarthy EP, Wayne PM, Stevenson LW, Wood MJ, Forman D, Davis RB, Phillips RS. Tai chi exercise in patients with chronic heart failure: a randomized clinical trial. Arch Intern Med. 2011 Apr 25; 171(8):750-7. PMID: 21518942; PMCID: PMC3277798.
  22. Hartzell M, Malhotra R, Yared K, Rosenfield HR, Walker JD, Wood MJ. Effect of gender on treatment and outcomes in severe aortic stenosis. Am J Cardiol. 2011 Jun 01; 107(11):1681-6. PMID: 21440885.
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  23. Kim JH, Noseworthy PA, McCarty D, Yared K, Weiner R, Wang F, Wood MJ, Hutter AM, Picard MH, Baggish AL. Significance of electrocardiographic right bundle branch block in trained athletes. Am J Cardiol. 2011 Apr 01; 107(7):1083-9. PMID: 21296331.
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  24. Ge RL, Mo VY, Januzzi JL, Jin G, Yang Y, Han S, Wood MJ, Levine BD. B-type natriuretic peptide, vascular endothelial growth factor, endothelin-1, and nitric oxide synthase in chronic mountain sickness. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2011 Apr; 300(4):H1427-33. PMID: 21217075.
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  25. Weiner RB, Hutter AM, Wang F, Kim J, Weyman AE, Wood MJ, Picard MH, Baggish AL. The impact of endurance exercise training on left ventricular torsion. JACC Cardiovasc Imaging. 2010 Oct; 3(10):1001-9. PMID: 20947045.
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  26. Shave R, Baggish A, George K, Wood M, Scharhag J, Whyte G, Gaze D, Thompson PD. Exercise-induced cardiac troponin elevation: evidence, mechanisms, and implications. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2010 Jul 13; 56(3):169-76. PMID: 20620736.
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  27. Baggish AL, Yared K, Weiner RB, Wang F, Demes R, Picard MH, Hagerman F, Wood MJ. Differences in cardiac parameters among elite rowers and subelite rowers. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2010 Jun; 42(6):1215-20. PMID: 19997021.
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  28. Lewis GD, Farrell L, Wood MJ, Martinovic M, Arany Z, Rowe GC, Souza A, Cheng S, McCabe EL, Yang E, Shi X, Deo R, Roth FP, Asnani A, Rhee EP, Systrom DM, Semigran MJ, Vasan RS, Carr SA, Wang TJ, Sabatine MS, Clish CB, Gerszten RE. Metabolic signatures of exercise in human plasma. Sci Transl Med. 2010 May 26; 2(33):33ra37. PMID: 20505214; PMCID: PMC3010398.
  29. Baggish AL, Hutter AM, Wang F, Yared K, Weiner RB, Kupperman E, Picard MH, Wood MJ. Cardiovascular screening in college athletes with and without electrocardiography: A cross-sectional study. Ann Intern Med. 2010 Mar 02; 152(5):269-75. PMID: 20194232.
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  30. Baggish AL, Fulco CS, Muza S, Rock PB, Beidleman B, Cymerman A, Yared K, Fagenholz P, Systrom D, Wood MJ, Weyman AE, Picard MH, Harris NS. The impact of moderate-altitude staging on pulmonary arterial hemodynamics after ascent to high altitude. High Alt Med Biol. 2010; 11(2):139-45. PMID: 20586598.
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  31. Baggish AL, Weiner RB, Yared K, Wang F, Kupperman E, Hutter AM, Picard MH, Wood MJ. Impact of family hypertension history on exercise-induced cardiac remodeling. Am J Cardiol. 2009 Jul 01; 104(1):101-6. PMID: 19576328.
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  32. Neilan TG, Wood MJ. Endurance exercise and the heart: multiple benefits but many unanswered questions. J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 2009 Jul; 22(7):810-3. PMID: 19560659.
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  33. Yared K, Wood MJ. Is marathon running hazardous to your cardiovascular health? The jury is still out. Radiology. 2009 Apr; 251(1):3-5. PMID: 19332839.
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  34. Yared K, Baggish AL, Wood MJ. High-output heart failure resulting from a remote traumatic arteriovenous fistula. Can J Cardiol. 2009 Apr; 25(4):e143-4. PMID: 19340363; PMCID: PMC2706778.
  35. Baggish AL, Yared K, Wang F, Weiner RB, Hutter AM, Picard MH, Wood MJ. The impact of endurance exercise training on left ventricular systolic mechanics. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2008 Sep; 295(3):H1109-H1116. PMID: 18621855.
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  36. Siegel AJ, Januzzi J, Sluss P, Lee-Lewandrowski E, Wood M, Shirey T, Lewandrowski KB. Cardiac biomarkers, electrolytes, and other analytes in collapsed marathon runners: implications for the evaluation of runners following competition. Am J Clin Pathol. 2008 Jun; 129(6):948-51. PMID: 18480012.
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  37. Baggish AL, Wang F, Weiner RB, Elinoff JM, Tournoux F, Boland A, Picard MH, Hutter AM, Wood MJ. Training-specific changes in cardiac structure and function: a prospective and longitudinal assessment of competitive athletes. J Appl Physiol (1985). 2008 Apr; 104(4):1121-8. PMID: 18096751.
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  38. Chumnanvej S, Wood MJ, MacGillivray TE, Melo MF. Perioperative echocardiographic examination for ventricular assist device implantation. Anesth Analg. 2007 Sep; 105(3):583-601. PMID: 17717209.
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  39. Jassal DS, Neilan TG, Picard MH, Wood MJ. Stress echocardiography: abnormal response of tissue Doppler-derived indices to dobutamine in the absence of obstructive coronary artery disease in patients with chronic renal failure. Echocardiography. 2007 Jul; 24(6):580-6. PMID: 17584197.
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  40. Poh KK, Ton-Nu TT, Neilan TG, Tournoux FB, Picard MH, Wood MJ. Myocardial adaptation and efficiency in response to intensive physical training in elite speedskaters. Int J Cardiol. 2008 Jun 06; 126(3):346-51. PMID: 17602763.
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  41. Poh KK, Wood MJ, Cury RC. Prominent posterior mitral annular calcification causing embolic stroke and mimicking left atrial fibroma. Eur Heart J. 2007 Sep; 28(18):2216. PMID: 17409106.
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  42. Poh KK, Cury RC, Solis J, Fischman AJ, Wood MJ. Images in cardiovascular medicine. Complementary role of multimodality imaging in the evaluation of intracardiac lymphoma in an HIV-infected man. Circulation. 2007 Mar 27; 115(12):e339-41. PMID: 17389272.
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  43. Melanson SE, Green SM, Wood MJ, Neilan TG, Lewandrowski EL. Elevation of myeloperoxidase in conjunction with cardiac-specific markers after marathon running. Am J Clin Pathol. 2006 Dec; 126(6):888-93. PMID: 17074690.
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  44. Neilan TG, Januzzi JL, Lee-Lewandrowski E, Ton-Nu TT, Yoerger DM, Jassal DS, Lewandrowski KB, Siegel AJ, Marshall JE, Douglas PS, Lawlor D, Picard MH, Wood MJ. Myocardial injury and ventricular dysfunction related to training levels among nonelite participants in the Boston marathon. Circulation. 2006 Nov 28; 114(22):2325-33. PMID: 17101848.
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  45. Neilan TG, Ton-Nu TT, Jassal DS, Popovic ZB, Douglas PS, Halpern EF, Marshall JE, Thomas JD, Picard MH, Yoerger DM, Wood MJ. Myocardial adaptation to short-term high-intensity exercise in highly trained athletes. J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 2006 Oct; 19(10):1280-5. PMID: 17000368.
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  46. Saenz AJ, Lee-Lewandrowski E, Wood MJ, Neilan TG, Siegel AJ, Januzzi JL, Lewandrowski KB. Measurement of a plasma stroke biomarker panel and cardiac troponin T in marathon runners before and after the 2005 Boston marathon. Am J Clin Pathol. 2006 Aug; 126(2):185-9. PMID: 16891191.
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  47. Neilan TG, Yoerger DM, Douglas PS, Marshall JE, Halpern EF, Lawlor D, Picard MH, Wood MJ. Persistent and reversible cardiac dysfunction among amateur marathon runners. Eur Heart J. 2006 May; 27(9):1079-84. PMID: 16554314.
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  48. Chen AA, Wood MJ, Krauser DG, Baggish AL, Tung R, Anwaruddin S, Picard MH, Januzzi JL. NT-proBNP levels, echocardiographic findings, and outcomes in breathless patients: results from the ProBNP Investigation of Dyspnoea in the Emergency Department (PRIDE) echocardiographic substudy. Eur Heart J. 2006 Apr; 27(7):839-45. PMID: 16510467.
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  49. Kratz A, Wood MJ, Siegel AJ, Hiers JR, Van Cott EM. Effects of marathon running on platelet activation markers : direct evidence for in vivo platelet activation. Am J Clin Pathol. 2006 Feb; 125(2):296-300. PMID: 16393676.
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  50. Yeh GY, Wood MJ, Lorell BH, Stevenson LW, Eisenberg DM, Wayne PM, Goldberger AL, Davis RB, Phillips RS. Effects of tai chi mind-body movement therapy on functional status and exercise capacity in patients with chronic heart failure: a randomized controlled trial. Am J Med. 2004 Oct 15; 117(8):541-8. PMID: 15465501.
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  51. Yeh GY, Wood MJ, Lorell BH, Stevenson LW, Goldberger AL, Wayne PM, Eisenberg DM, Davis RB, Phillip RS. Effect of Tai Chi mind-body movement therapy on functional status and exercise capacity in patients with Chronic heart failure: a randomized controlled trial. American Journal of Medicine. 2004.
  52. Wood MJ, Picard MH. Utility of echocardiography in the evaluation of individuals with cardiomyopathy. Heart. 2004 Jun; 90(6):707-12. PMID: 15145892; PMCID: PMC1768248.
  53. Morgan JG, Wood MJ, Weyman AE. Mitral and Tricuspid Inflow Velocities and Their Variation with Respiration are Better Predictors of Cardiac Tamponade than Right Atrial and Ventricular Collapse: A combined Echocardiographic and Hemodynamic Study. American College of Cardiology. 2004; 43(5):203A-1109-106.
  54. Wood MJ, Yoerger DM, Scherrer-Crosbie M, Derumeaux GA, Douglas PS, Marshall JE, Weyman AE, Picard MH. Impaired Right Ventricular Systolic Function Following Completion of Prolonged Strenuous Exertion. American College of Cardiology. 2004; 43(5):168A-1033-112.
  55. Wood MJ, Stewart RL, Merry H, Johnstone DE, Cox JL. Use of complementary and alternative medical therapies in patients with cardiovascular disease. Am Heart J. 2003 May; 145(5):806-12. PMID: 12766736.
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  56. Wood M, Stewart R, Johnstone D, Merry H, Cox J. The ICONS Experience-Use of CAM by Patients with Cardiovascular Disease. Cleveland Clinic. 2001.
  57. Wood M, Stewart R, Merry H, Cox J, Johnstone D. Use of Alternative Therapies by Patients with Cardiovascular Disease. Alternative Therapies. 2001; 7(3):S38.
  58. Malissa Wood. Flaxseed and Cardiovascular Disease. ICONS Participant Newsletter. 2001.
  59. Wood MJ, Cox JL. HRT to prevent cardiovascular disease. What studies show, how to advise patients. Postgrad Med. 2000 Sep 01; 108(3):59-60, 63-6, 69-72. PMID: 11004936.
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  60. Malissa Wood, MD. Hormone Replacement Therapy in the Prevention of Coronary Artery Disease-The Evidence . Just for the Berries for Family Physicians. 2000; (Spring).
  61. Wood MJ, Cox JL. Hormone ?Replacement Therapy and Cardiovascular Risk in the Postmenopausal Female. Postgraduate Medicine. 2000; 108(3):59-72.
  62. Wood M, Cox J, Johnstone D. Worsened Socioeconomic Status in Women with Ischemic Heart Disease. Canadian Journal of Cardiology. 2000; 16:16B.
  63. Wood MJ. Cardiovascular Physiology of Pregnancy. Cardiovascular Health and Disease in Women. 2000.
  64. Wood M, Sprague G. The Effect of FGF and TNF on MCP-1 Expression in Restenotic Human Coronary Smooth Muscle Cells. Cleveland Clinic Foundation. 1995.
  65. Wood M, Bailey S. . The Effect of PDGF and FGF on Thrombin Receptor Expression in Human Coronary Smooth Muscle Cells. Cleveland Clinic Foundation. 1995.
  66. Harris SS, Wood MJ, Dawson-Hughes B. Bone mineral density of the total body and forearm in premenopausal black and white women. Bone. 1995 Apr; 16(4 Suppl):311S-315S. PMID: 7626320.
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  67. Wood M, Cohen D, Laham R, Baim DS. Catheter Based Revascularization in Patients with Prior Coronary Bypass Surgery=Increasing Prevalence and New Device Use in 1993 Compared to 1988. Circulation. 1994; 90:I-63.
  68. Moscucci M, Kugelmass AD, Piana RN, Gordon PC, Wood M, Friedrich SP, Breall JA, Kuntz RE. The Value of Using Simple Logistic Models of Target Site-Related Clinical Events in the Evaluation of Vein Graft Restenosis. Circulation. 1993; 88:I-654.
  69. Ware JA, Wood MJ. Platelet Activation in Acute Myocardial Ischemia. Cardiac Intensive Care. 1992.
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