Texas Heart Institute Journal: Volume 45, Issue 4

We are excited to share the newest issue of the Texas Heart Institute Journal, now available online.

The Texas Heart Institute Journal is a peer-reviewed journal published bimonthly by the Texas Heart Institute as part of its medical education program. The purpose of the Journal is to educate, with emphasis on the dissemination of information to physicians in practice. For more information, visit the THI Journal pages on our website.

Our medical and scientific experts bring a wealth of knowledge and experience that make the THI Journal possible. Members of this group deserve our continuing gratitude and recognition.

Volume 45, Issue 4 of the Journal features the following articles:


Special Report

Physician Burnout: Causes, Consequences, and (?) Cures
Herbert L. Fred and Mark S. Scheid

Peabody’s Corner

Tony and Me
André L. Churchwell

Clinical Investigation

High-Risk Cardiovascular Conditions in Sports-Related Sudden Death: Prevalence in 5,169 Schoolchildren Screened via Cardiac Magnetic Resonance
Paolo Angelini, Benjamin Y. Cheong, Veronica V. Lenge De Rosen, Alberto Lopez, Carlo Uribe, Anthony H. Masso, Syed W. Ali, Barry R. Davis, Raja Muthupillai and James T. Willerson

Prognostic Performance of Prospective versus Retrospective Electrocardiographic Gating in Coronary Computed Tomographic Angiography
Pradnya Velankar, Kongkiat Chaikriangkrai, Ninad Dewal, Sayf Khaleel Bala, Belqis Elferjani, Sama Alchalabi and Su Min Chang

Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillator Placement for Primary Prevention in 2,346 Patients: Predictors of One-Year Survival
Faisal M. Merchant, Yaanik Desai, Maher A. Addish, Kimberly Kelly, Mary Casey, Abhinav Goyal, Angel R. Leon and Mikhael F. El-Chami

8th Annual Women’s Heart & Vascular Symposium  (THI Journal Special Section)

8th Annual Women’s Heart & Vascular Symposium: Emerging Strategies to Impact Women’s Health and Longevity (★ CME Information)

What Do the Guidelines Really Say About Aspirin?
Michael A. Millard and Eduardo A. Hernandez-Vila

Genetic Testing in Cardiovascular Medicine
Ali J. Marian

Nonatherosclerotic Vascular Disease in Women
Hiroyuki Jinnouchi, Aloke V. Finn and Renu Virmani

Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement: What Really Matters for Women?
R. David Fish

Lipid-Lowering Therapies: Risks in Women and Evidence-Based Options
Tina Shah and Salim S. Virani

Sex-Related Differences in Outcomes of Thoracic Organ Transplantation and Mechanical Circulatory Support
Daoud Daoud, Faisal H. Cheema, Jeffrey A. Morgan and Gabriel Loor

Carotid Artery Stenosis in Women
Michael J. McArdle, Anne L. Abbott and Zvonimir Krajcer

★ CME Assessment Questions

Case Reports

Three Episodes of Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy with Variant Ballooning Patterns in 2 Elderly Women
Ravikiran Korabathina, Jamie Porcadas, Michael Mishkin, Angela Turner and Arthur J. Labovitz

Editorial Commentary

Recurrent Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy: An Opportunity to Clarify Causation and Prognosis
Paolo Angelini

Case Reports

Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation in a 29-Year-Old Man with Pneumocystis jirovecii Respiratory Failure and AIDS
Antonio T. Hernandez Conte, David Ng, Danny Ramzy, Deanna Dilibero, Troy M. LaBounty, Cyril Gaultier and Elizabeth C. Behringer

Bortezomib-Induced Cardiac Tamponade in a 49-Year-Old Man
Taylor Burkhart, Matthew Cody Lee Keith, Carrie Ann Geisberg Lenneman and Rajeev Ruben Fernando

Endovascular Stenting in 2 Patients with Benign Superior Vena Cava Syndrome
Jared B. Hooker, Beau M. Hawkins and Mazen S. Abu-Fadel

Fontan Failure Secondary to Charcot-Marie-Tooth–Induced Phrenic Neuropathy
Temilola Y. Abdul, Andrew E. Schneider, Frank Cetta and David J. Driscoll

Focus on ECGs: Case #16

Cocaine-Induced Electrocardiographic Phenomenon
Sundeep Kumar, Luis Sanchez, Ruthvik Srinivasamurthy and Patrick F. Mathias

Images in Cardiovascular Medicine

Large Primary Cardiac Lymphoma Causing Functional Tricuspid Valve Stenosis
Jennifer E. Taylor, Adam Harless, Sangeeta Shah, Li Huang, Yvonne E. Gilliland and Salima Qamruddin

Reframing Medical Education: A Focus on Primary Care
Edward J. Volpintesta

Reframing Medical Education
Steven Kraft

Herbert L. Fred and Jed D. Gonzalo


About the Texas Heart Institute Journal

The Texas Heart Institute Journal is published bimonthly by Texas Heart Institute, Houston, Texas (ISSN 1526-6702). The Journal was printed under the name of Cardiovascular Diseases from 1974 through 1981 (ISSN 0093-3546). The name was changed to Texas Heart Institute Journal in 1982, and the Journal was printed through 2013 (ISSN 0730-2347). It is indexed by Index Medicus/MEDLINE and by other indexing and abstracting services worldwide.

The statements and opinions expressed in the Texas Heart Institute Journal are those of their authors and are not necessarily those of the Texas Heart Institute Journal, the Texas Heart Institute, the Texas Heart Institute Foundation, or affiliated institutions.

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About Women & Cardiovascular Disease Special Section

The Women’s Heart & Vascular Symposium is hosted annually by Texas Heart Institute Center for Women’s Heart & Vascular Health and is published as a Special Section in the Texas Heart Institute Journal as enduring education.