Publications 2008–2012

  • Leptin: linking obesity, the metabolic syndrome, and cardiovascular disease. Patel SB, Reams GP, Spear RM, Freeman RH, Villarreal D. Curr Hypertens Rep. 2008 Apr;10(2):131-7. Review
  • Changes in home versus clinic blood pressure with antihypertensive treatments: a meta-analysis. Ishikawa J, Carroll DJ, Kuruvilla S, Schwartz JE, Pickering TG. Hypertension. 2008 Nov;52(5):856-64. Epub 2008 Sep 22
  • Cardiovascular and Renal Actions of Leptin. Patel S, Villarreal D, Kundra A, Reams GP, Spear R, Mukherjee R, Freeman RH. Vesely DL, Editor, Kerala, India. Research Signpost (Cardiac Hormones) 2008;111-127
  • Leptin: Linking Obesity, The Metabolic Syndrome and Cardiovascular Disease. Patel SB, Reams GP, Spear RM, Freeman RH, Villarreal D Current Hypertension Reports 2008;10(2):131-137.
  • Two Unusual Cases of Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy Presenting With Sudden Cardiac Death. Mathew B, Villarreal D. (2008) Am J Med Sci
  • Malignant neurally-mediated syncope: pathophysiology and treatment. Go O, Khan M, Bhatta L, Villarreal D. Am J Med Sci. 2009 Jun;337(6):476-9
  • Two unusual cases of Takotsubo cardiomyopathy presenting with sudden cardiac death. Mathew B, Villarreal D. Am J Med Sci. 2009 Jun;337(6):473-5
  • What is the optimal interval between successive home blood pressure readings using an automated oscillometric device? Eguchi K, Kuruvilla S, Ogedegbe G, Gerin W, Schwartz JE, Pickering TG. J Hypertens. 2009 Jun;27(6):1172-7
  • Myocardial stunning after electroconvulsive therapy in patients with an apparently normal heart. Go O, Mukherjee R, Bhatta L, Carhart R Jr, Villarreal D. J ECT. 2009 Jun;25(2):117-20
  • Hostility and platelet reactivity in individuals without a history of cardiovascular disease events. Shimbo D, Chaplin W, Kuruvilla S, Wasson LT, Abraham D, Burg MM. Psychosom Med. 2009 Sep;71(7):741-7. Epub 2009 Jul 10.
  • Preventing misdiagnosis of ambulatory hypertension: algorithm using office and home blood pressures. Shimbo D, Kuruvilla S, Haas D, Pickering TG, Schwartz JE, Gerin W. J Hypertens. 2009 Sep;27(9):1775-83.
  • Myocardial stunning after electroconvulsive therapy in patients with an apparently normal heart. Go O, Mukherjee R, Bhatta L, Carhart R, Villarreal D. (2009) The Journal of ECT 25(2):117-20.
  • Malignant Neurally-Mediated Synscope: Pathophysiology and Treatment. Go O, Khan M, Bhatta L, Villarreal, D. (2009) Am J Med Sci.
  • Cuff and Aortic Pressure Differences during Dobutamine Infusion: A Study of the Effects of Systolic Blood Pressure Amplification. Smulyan H, Mukherjee R, Sheehe PR, Safar ME Am. Heart J. 2010;159: 399-405.
  • Obesity hypertension: the emerging role of leptin in renal and cardiovascular dyshomeostasis Kshatriya, Shilpa, Reams, Garry P; Spear, Robert M; Freeman, Ronald H; Dietz, John R; Villarreal, Daniel Current Opinion in Nephrology and Hypertension. 19(1):72-78, January 2010
  • Acute Feasibility Study of a Novel Device for the Treatment of Mitral Regurgitation in a Normal Canine Model Innovations Tohru Takaseya, MD, PhD, Hideyuki Fumoto, MD, Roberto M. Saraiva, MD, PhD, Akira Shiose, MD, PhD, Yoko Arakawa, MD, Margaret Park, BS, Santosh Rao, MD, Raymond Dessoffy, AA, Larry D. Kramer, Jr., Mark Juravic, AA, Pierluca Lombardi, MD, PhD, and Kiyotaka Fukamachi, MD, PhD Volume 5, Number 1, January/February 2010:28 - 32
  • An innovative, sensorless, pulsatile, continuous flow total artificial heart: Device design and initial in vitro study. Fukamachi K, Horvath DJ, Massiello AL, Fumoto H, Horai T, Rao S, Golding LAR. J Heart Lung Transplant 2010;29:13-20.
  • In vivo acute performance of the Cleveland Clinic self-regulating continuous-flow total artificial heart. Fumoto H, Horvath DJ, Rao S, Massiello AL, Horai T, Takaseya T, Arakawa Y, Mielke N, Chen J-F, Dessoffy R, Fukamachi K, Golding LAR J Heart Lung Transplant 2010;29:21-26.
  • The Cardiorenal Syndrome in Heart Failure: An Evolving Paradigm. Kshatriya S, Kozman H, Siddiqui D, Bhatta L, Liu K, Salah A, Ford T, Michiel R, Villarreal D. (2010) Am J Med Sci. Am J Med Sci. 2010 Jul;340(1):33-7. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20610970
  • In vivo evaluation of a new surfactant polymer coating mimicking the glycocalyx of endothelial cells. Shiose A, Takaseya T, Kim HI, Kobayashi M, Horai T, Rao S, Arakawa Y, Fujiki M, McCarthy MA, Liu Y, Lewandowski JJ, Davis A, Fukamachi K. ISHLT 2011 Sep-Oct;57(5):395-8. PMID: 21869616 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
  • Performance of the Right Ventricular Failure Risk Score in Patients Supported with a Left Ventricular Assist Device Sangjin Lee, Lina Vargas, Santosh Rao, Carmel Halley, Zhiyuan Sun, Maria M. Mountis, Gonzalo Gonzalez-Stawinski, Nicholas G. Smedira, Kiyotaka Fukamachi, Randall C. Starling 2011 ACC abstract presentation 2011 ASHLT publication acceptance
  • Obesity hypertension: the emerging role of leptin in renal and cardiovascular dyshomeostasis Kshatriya, Shilpa, Reams, Garry P; Spear, Robert M; Freeman, Ronald H; Dietz, John R; Villarreal, Daniel Int J Hypertens. 2011 Jan 3;2011:270624. PMID: 21253519
  • Molecular Defects in Heart Disease Obesity-Hypertension: Leptin as the Common Link to Cardiovascular and Renal Dysregulation. Kshatriya S, Kozman H, Siddiqui D, Bhatta L, Liu K, Salah A, Ford T, Michiel R, Carhart R, Villarreal D, In: Dhalla NS, Nagano M, Ostadal B, eds. New York, NY; Springer Science+Business Media, LLC; 2011 Jul
  • Angina pectoris in a patient with protein C deficiency and deep vein thrombosis: thrombus versus myxoma? Kshatriya S, Villarreal D, Liu K. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2012 Feb 1;79(2):291-3. doi: 10.1002/ccd.23102. Epub 2011 Nov 30. PMID:21523888
  • The Kidney in Heart Failure: Friend or Foe? Kshatriya S, Kozman H, Siddiqui D, Bhatta L, Liu K, Salah A, Ford T, Michiel R, Carhart R, Villarreal D. Am J Med Sci. 2012 Feb 7. 22317900