Publications and Abstract Presentations

Recent Publications (2020-2021)

  1. Liblik K, Mulvagh SL, Hindmarch CCT, Alavi N, Johri AM (2021) Depression and anxiety following acute myocardial infarction in women. Trends Cardiovasc Med S1050-1738(21)00082-7. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tcm.2021.07.005
  1. Colledanchise, KN, Mantella, LE, Hétu, MF, Liblik K, Abunassar JG, Johri AM. (2021) Femoral plaque burden by ultrasound is a better indicator of significant coronary artery disease over ankle brachial index. Int J Cardiovasc Imaging. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10554-021-02334-9
  1. Boswell-Paterson CA, Hétu MF, Kearney A, Pang SC, Tse MY, Herr JE, Spence M, Zhou J, Johri AM. (2021) Vascularized Carotid Atherosclerotic Plaque Models for the Validation of Novel Methods of Quantifying Intraplaque Neovascularization. J Am Soc Echocardiogr. In press. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.echo.2021.06.003
  1. Biwas M, Saba L, Omerzu T, Johri AM, Khanna NN, Viskovic K, Mavrogeni S, Laird JR, Pareek G, Miner M, Balestrieri A, Sfikakis PP, Protogerou A, Misra DP, Agarwal V, Kitas GD, Kolluri R, Sharma A, Viswanathan V, Ruzsa Z, Nicolaides A, Suri JS. (2021) A Review on Joint Carotid Intima-Media Thickness and Plaque Area Measurement in Ultrasound for Cardiovascular/Stroke Risk Monitoring: Artificial Intelligence Framework. J Digit Imaging. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10278-021-00461-2
  1. Agarwal M, Saba L, Gupta SK, Johri AM, Khanna NN, Mavrogeni S, Laird JR, Pareek G, Miner M, Sfikakis PP, Protogerou A, Sharma AM, Viswanathan V, Kitas GD, Nicolaides A, Suri JS. (2021) Wilson disease tissue classification and characterization using seven artificial intelligence models embedded with 3D optimization paradigm on a weak training brain magnetic resonance imaging datasets: a supercomputer application. Med Biol Eng Comput 59, 511–533. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11517-021-02322-0
  1. Viswanathan V, Puvvula A, Jamthikar AD, Saba L, Johri AM, Kotsis V, Khanna NN, Dhanjil SK, Majhail M, Misra DP, Agarwal V, Kitas GD, Sharma AM, Kolluri R, Naidu S, Suri JS. Bidirectional link between diabetes mellitus and coronavirus disease 2019 leading to cardiovascular disease: A narrative review. World J Diabetes 2021; 12(3): 215-237 https://doi.org/10.4239/wjd.v12.i3.215
  1. Saba L, Agarwal M, Patrick A, Puvvul A, Gupta SK, Carriero A, Laird JR, Kitas GD, Johri AM, Balestrieri A, Falaschi Z, Paschè A, Viswanathan V, El-Baz A, Alam I, Jain A, Naidu S, Oberleitner R, Khanna NN, Bit A, Fatemi M, Alizad A, Suri JS. (2021) Six artificial intelligence paradigms for tissue characterisation and classification of non-COVID-19 pneumonia against COVID-19 pneumonia in computed tomography lungs. Int J CARS 16, 423–434. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11548-021-02317-0
  1. Johri, AM, Mantella, LE, Jamthikar, AD, Saba L, Laird JR, Suri JS. (2021) Role of artificial intelligence in cardiovascular risk prediction and outcomes: comparison of machine-learning and conventional statistical approaches for the analysis of carotid ultrasound features and intra-plaque neovascularization. Int J Cardiovasc Imaging. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10554-021-02294-0
  1. Saba L, Sanagala SS, Gupta SK, Koppula VK, Laird JR, Viswanathan V, Sanches MJ, Kitas GD, Johri AM, Sharma N, Nicolaides A, Suri JS. (2021) A Multicenter Study on Carotid Ultrasound Plaque Tissue Characterization and Classification Using Six Deep Artificial Intelligence Models: A Stroke Application. IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement, 70:1-12. https://doi.org/10.1109/TIM.2021.3052577.
  1. Grubic N, Jain S, Mihajlovic, Thornton JS, & Johri AM. (2021) Competing against COVID-19: have we forgotten about student-athletes’ mental health? British Journal of Sports Medicine. http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bjsports-2021-104218.
  1. Mingxing Xie, Yuman Li, Lingyun Fang, Shuangshuang Zhu, Yuji Xie, Bin Wang, He Lin, Danqing Zhang, Yongxing Zhang, Hongliang Yuan, Chun Wu, He Li, Wei Sun, Yanting Zhang, Li Cui, Yu Cai, Jing Wang, Yali Yang, Li Zhang, Amer M Johri (2021) Echocardiographic Characteristics and Outcome in Patients with COVID-19 Infection and Underlying Cardiovascular Disease. Frontiers in Cardiovascular Medicine, section Cardiovascular Imaging. (in press)
  1. Saba L, Sanagala SS, Gupta SK, Koppula VK, Johri AM, Sharma AM, Kolluri R, Bhatt DL, Nicolaides A, Suri JS.(2021) Ultrasound-based internal carotid artery plaque characterization using deep learning paradigm on a supercomputer: a cardiovascular disease/stroke risk assessment system. Int J Cardiovasc Imaging. doi: 10.1007/s10554-020-02124-9. Online ahead of print.
  1. Mantella LE, Johri AM (2021) A Call for Non-invasive Tools to Assess Cardiovascular Risk. J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 2021 34(3):A11-A12.
  1. Expert Panel on Cardiac Imaging; Rajiah P, Kirsch J, Bolen MA, Batlle JC, Brown RKJ, Francois CJ, Galizia MS, Hanneman K, Inacio JR, Johri AM, Lee DC, Singh SP, Villines TC, Wann S, Zimmerman SL, Abbara S. ACR Appropriateness Criteria® Nonischemic Myocardial Disease with Clinical Manifestations (Ischemic Cardiomyopathy Already Excluded) (2021). J Am Coll Radiol 27;S1546-1440(21)00115-0 (in press).
  1. Suri JS, Agarwal S, Gupta SK, Puvvula A, Biswas M, Saba L, Bit A, Tandel GS, Agarwal M, Patrick A, Faa G, Singh IM, Oberleitner R, Turk M, Chadha PS, Johri AM, Sanches JM, Khanna NN, Viskovic K, Mavrogeni S, Laird JR, Pareek G, Miner M, Sobel DW, Balestrieri A, Sfikakis PP, Tsoulfas G, Protogerou A, Misra DP, Agarwal V, Kitas GD, Ahluwalia A, Teji J, Al-Maini M, Dhanjil SK, Sockalingam M, Saxena A, Nicolaides A, Sharma A, Rathore V, Ajuluchukwu JNA, Fatemi M, Alizad A, Viswanathan V, Krishnan PK, Naidu A (2021) A narrative review on characterization of acute respiratory distress syndrome in COVID-19-infected lungs using artificial intelligence. Comput Biol Med 130:104210.
  1. Johri AM, Lajkosz KA, Grubic N, Islam S, Li TY, Simpson CS, Ewart P, Suri SS, Hétu MF (2021) Maximum Plaque Height in Carotid Ultrasound Predicts Cardiovascular Disease Outcomes: A Population-Based Validation Study of the American Society of Echocardiography’s Grade II-III Plaque Characterization and Protocol. Int J Cardiovasc Imaging (in press)
  1. Mantella LE, Liblik K, Johri AM (2021) Vascular imaging of atherosclerosis: Strengths and weaknesses. Atherosclerosis 319:42-50. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.atherosclerosis.2020.12.021
  1. Jamthikar AD, Puvvula A, Gupta D, Johri AM, Nambi V, Khanna NN, Saba L, Mavrogeni S, Laird JR, Pareek G, Miner M, Sfikakis P, Protogerou A, Kitas GD, Nicolaides A, Sharma AM, Viswanathan V, Rathore VS, Kolluri R, Bhatt DL, Suri JS. (2021) Cardiovascular disease and stroke risk assessment in patients with chronic kidney disease using integration of estimated glomerular filtration rate, ultrasonic image phenotypes, and artificial intelligence: a narrative review. Int Angiol. 40(2):150-164 doi: 10.23736/S0392-9590.20.04538-1.
  1. Saba L, Agarwal M, Sanagala SS, Gupta SK, Sinha GR, Johri AM, Khanna NN, Mavrogeni S, Laird JR, Pareek G, Miner M, Sfikakis PP, Protogerou A, Viswanathan V, Kitas GD, Suri JS. (2020) Brain MRI-based Wilson disease tissue classification: an optimised deep transfer learning approach. Electronic Letters. 56(25):1395-1398. https://doi.org/10.1049/el.2020.2102
  1. Benbarkat H, Sanfilippo T, Zhang J, Johri AM. (2020) The Hybrid POCUS-to-Echo Feasibility Study: Provision of Expedited Cardiac Point of Care Ultrasound Service (e-POCUS) by the Echocardiography Lab. POCUS Journal, 5(1): 10-12. https://doi.org/10.24908/pocus.v5i1.14224
  1. Suri JS, Puvvula A, Majhail M, Biswas M, Jamthikar AD, Saba L, Faa G, Singh IM, Oberleitner R, Turk M, Srivastava S, Chadha PS, Suri HS, Johri AM, Nambi V, Sanches JM, Khanna NN, Viskovic K, Mavrogeni S, Laird JR, Bit A, Pareek G, Miner M, Balestrieri A, Sfikakis PP, Tsoulfas G, Protogerou A, Misra DP, Agarwal V, Kitas GD, Kolluri R, Teji J, Porcu M, Al-Maini M, Agbakoba A, Sockalingam M, Sexena A, Nicolaides A, Sharma A, Rathore V, Viswanathan V, Naidu S, Bhatt DL. (2020) Integration of cardiovascular risk assessment with COVID-19 using artificial intelligence. Rev Cardiovasc Med. 21(4):541-560. doi: 10.31083/j.rcm.2020.04.236.
  1. Barr LC, Liblik K, Johri AM, Smith GN. (2020) Maternal Cardiovascular Function following a Pregnancy Complicated by Preeclampsia. Am J Perinatol. doi: 10.1055/s-0040-1721694. Online ahead of print.
  1. Phelan D, Kim JH, Elliott MD, Wasfy MM, Cremer P, Johri AM, Emery MS, Sengupta PP, Sharma S, Martinez MW, La Gerche A. (2020) Screening of Potential Cardiac Involvement in Competitive Athletes Recovering From COVID-19: An Expert Consensus Statement. JACC Cardiovasc Imaging. 13(12):2635-2652. doi: 10.1016/j.jcmg.2020.10.005. Epub 2020 Oct 28.
  1. McKinney J, Connelly KA, Dorian P, Fournier A, Goodman JM, Grubic N, Isserow S, Moulson N, Philippon F, Pipe A, Poirier P, Taylor T, Thornton J, Wilkinson M, Johri AM. (2020) COVID-19 – Myocarditis and Return-to-play: Reflections and Recommendations from a Canadian Working Group. CJC (in press)
  1. Jamthikar AD, Gupta D, Mantella LE, Saba L, Laird JR, Johri AM, Suri JS. (2020) Multiclass machine learning vs. conventional calculators for stroke/CVD risk assessment using carotid plaque predictors with coronary angiography scores as gold standard: a 500 participants study. Int J Cardiovasc Imaging. (in press) doi: 10.1007/s10554-020-02099-7
  1. Lam J, Wong S, Grubic N, Nihal S, Herr JE, Belliveau DJ, Gauthier S, Montague SJ, Johri AM. (2020). Accelerated Remote Consultation Tele-POCUS in Cardiopulmonary Assessment (ARCTICA). POCUS Journal. 5(2):55-58. https://doi.org/10.24908/pocus.v5i2.14452
  1. Jamthikar AD, Gupta D, Johri AM, Mantella LE, Saba L, Kolluri R, Sharma AM, Viswanathan V, Nicolaides A, Suri JS. (2020) Low-Cost Office-Based Cardiovascular Risk Stratification Using Machine Learning and Focused Carotid Ultrasound in an Asian-Indian Cohort. J Med Syst. 44(12):208. doi: 10.1007/s10916-020-01675-7
  1. Expert Panel on Cardiac Imaging, Beache GM, Mohammed TH, Hurwitz Koweek LM, Ghoshhajra BB, Brown RKJ, Davis AM, Heitner J, Hsu JY, Johri AM, Khosa F, Kligerman SJ, Litmanovich D, Maroules CD, Meyersohn N, Tomaszewski CA, Villines TC, Wann S, Abbara S. (2020) ACR Appropriateness Criteria® Acute Nonspecific Chest Pain-Low Probability of Coronary Artery Disease. J Am Coll Radiol. (in press)
  1. Jamthikar AD, Gupta D, Saba L, Khanna NN, Viskovic K, Mavrogeni S, Laird JR, Sattar N, Johri AM, Pareek G, Miner M, Sfikakis PP, Protogerou A, Viswanathan V, Sharma A, Kitas GD, Nicolaides A, Kolluri R, Suri JS. (2020) Artificial intelligence framework for predictive cardiovascular and stroke risk assessment models: A narrative review of integrated approaches using carotid ultrasound. Comput Biol Med.
  1. Skandha SS, Gupta SK, Saba L, Koppula VK, Johri AM, Khanna NN, Mavrogeni S, Laird JR, Pareek G, Miner M, Sfikakis PP, Protogerou A, Misra DP, Agarwal V, Sharma AM, Viswanathan V, Rathore VS, Turk M, Kolluri R, Viskovic K, Cuadrado-Godia E, Kitas GD, Nicolaides A, Suri JS. (2020) 3-D optimized classification and characterization artificial intelligence paradigm for cardiovascular/stroke risk stratification using carotid ultrasound-based delineated plaque: Atheromatic™ 2.0. Comput Biol Med.
  1. Suri JS, Puvvula A, Biswas M, Majhail M, Saba L, Faa G, Singh IM, Oberleitner R, Turk M, Chadha PS, Johri AM, Sanches JM, Khanna NN, Viskovic K, Mavrogeni S, Laird JR, Pareek G, Miner M, Sobel DW, Balestrieri A, Sfikakis PP, Tsoulfas G, Protogerou A, Misra DP, Agarwal V, Kitas GD, Ahluwalia P, Kolluri R, Teji J, Maini MA, Agbakoba A, Dhanjil SK, Sockalingam M, Saxena A, Nicolaides A, Sharma A, Rathore V, Ajuluchukwu JNA, Fatemi M, Alizad A, Viswanathan V, Krishnan PR, Naidu S. (2020) COVID-19 pathways for brain and heart injury in comorbidity patients: A role of medical imaging and artificial intelligence-based COVID severity classification: A review. Comput Biol Med.
  1. Mantella LE, Chan W, Bisleri G, Hassan SM, Benbarkat H, Liblik K, Rival DE, Johri AM. (2020) The use of ultrasound to assess aortic biomechanics: implications for aneurysm and dissection. Echocardiography. 37(11):1844-1850.
  1. Hussain A, Johri AM, Misra A, Nambi, V. (2020) ‘‘Sound’’ Advice—Let’s ‘‘Stress’’ the Importance of Prevention: Combining Carotid Ultrasound and Stress Echocardiography for Cardiovascular Risk Assessment. J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 33(5): 570-572
  1. Johri AM, Nambi V, Naqvi TZ, Feinstein SB, Kim ESH, Park MM, Becher H, Sillesen H. (2020) Recommendations for the Assessment of Carotid Arterial Plaque by Ultrasound for the Characterization of Atherosclerosis and Evaluation of Cardiovascular Risk: From the American Society of Echocardiography. J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 33(8): 917-933.
  1. Grubic N, Badovinac S, Johri AM. (2020) Student mental health in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic: A call for further research and immediate solutions. International Journal of Social Psychiatry. 66(5): 517-518
  1. Zhang L, Wang B, Zhou J, Kirkpatrick J, Xie M, MD, Johri AM. (2020) Bedside Focused Cardiac Ultrasound in COVID-19 Infection from the Wuhan Epicenter: The Role of Cardiac Point of Care Ultrasound (POCUS), Limited Transthoracic Echocardiography and Critical Care Echocardiography. J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 33(6): 676-682.
  1. Johri AM, Galen B, Kirkpatrick JN, Mulvagh S, Thamman R (2020) ASE Statement on Point-of-Care Ultrasound (POCUS) During the 2019 Novel Coronavirus Pandemic. American Society of Echocardiography. J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 33(6): 670-673.
  1. Kirkpatrick JN, Grimm R, Johri AM, Kimura BJ, Kort S, Labovitz AJ, Lanspa M, Phillip S, Raza S, Thorson K, Turner J. (2020) Recommendations for Echocardiography Laboratories Participating in Cardiac Point of Care Cardiac Ultrasound (POCUS) and Critical Care Echocardiography Training: Report from the American Society of Echocardiography. J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 33(4):409-422.
  1. Selvam SN, Bowman M, Inglis M, Kloosterman R, Grabell J, Casey L, Johri AM, James P. (2020) Patients with aortic stenosis have von Willebrand factor abnormalities and increased proliferation of endothelial colony forming cells. J Thromb Haemost. 18(3):593-603.
  1. Amadio JM, Bouck Z, Sivaswamy A, Chu C, Austin PC, Dudzinski D, Nesbitt GC, Edwards J, Yared K, Wong B, Hansen M, Weinerman A, Thavendiranathan P, Johri AM, Rakowski H, Picard MH, Weiner RB, Bhatia RS. (2020) Impact of Appropriate Use Criteria for Transthoracic Echocardiography in Valvular Heart Disease on Clinical Outcomes. J Am Soc Echocardiogr.
  1. Jamthikar AD, Gupta D, Puvvula A, Johri AM, Khanna NN, Saba L, Mavrogeni S, Laird JR, Pareek G, Miner M, Sfikakis PP, Protogerou A, Kitas GD, Kolluri R, Sharma AM, Viswanathan V, Rathore VS, Suri JS. (2020) Cardiovascular risk assessment in patients with rheumatoid arthritis using carotid ultrasound B-mode imaging. Rheumatol Int. 40(12):1921-1939.
  1. Tang BN, Ong G, Sandhu P, Limoges M, Roifman I, Johri AM, Angaran P, Connelly KA. (2020) Natural History of Left Ventricular Thrombi in Patients with Cardiomyopathy. J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 33(9):1158-1159.
  1. Grubic N, Puskas J, Phelan D, Fournier A, Martin LJ, Johri AM. Shock to the Heart: Psychosocial Implications and Applications of Sudden Cardiac Death in the Young. Curr Cardiol Rep. (accepted – in revision)
  1. Grubic N, Colledanchise KN, Liblik K, Johri AM. (2020) The Role of Carotid and Femoral Plaque Burden in the Diagnosis of Coronary Artery Disease. Curr Cardiol Rep. 22(10):121. doi: 10.1007/s11886-020-01375-1.

Abstracts:

Queen’s Medical student research showcase. Research presented by Nabil Hawwa, CINQ – Sept. 18. 2019

Recent Conference Proceedings

  1. Crinion D, Al-Turki M, Al Hammad N, Neira V, De Leon A, Abdollah H, Chacko S, Enriquez A, Simpson C, Baranchuk A, Johri A, Redfearn D.  (2020) Right Atrial Collision Time (RACT): a novel marker of propensity for typical atrial flutter, European Heart Journal, 41(Supplement_2):ehaa946.0391.
  2. Boswell-Patterson C, Hetu M, Kearny A, Herr J, Tse Y, Pang S, Spence M, Zhou J, Johri A (2020) Development of a Vascular Carotid Artery Plaque Phantom for the Validation of a Novel Ultrasound-Based Quantification Tool. CCC 2020. CJC 36 (10):S2.
  3. Grubic N, Leaman P, Salata C, Snetsinger B, Johri AM. (2020) Feasibility and Comparison of Pulmonary Pressure Estimation Techniques in Doppler Exercise Echocardiography. American Society of Echocardiography Scientific Session, Virtual Experience. August 8-10. JASE, 33(6):B51.
  4. Cenkowski M, Hétu MF, Herr J, Matangi M, Armstrong D, Mantella L, Deluce J, Syed W, Liblik D, Johri AM (2020) Carotid Plaque in High Risk Patients is Composed of More Blood and Fat-Like Tissue Compared to Low-Intermediate Risk Patients, as Determined by Ultrasound Plaque Composition Analysis. American Society of Echocardiography Scientific Session. June 19-22.
  5. Grubic N, Leaman P, Salata C, Snetsinger B, Johri AM (2020) Feasibility and Agreement of Pulmonary Pressure Estimation Techniques in Exercise Echocardiography: A Validation Study of Pulmonary Hypertension Screening Approaches. American Society of Echocardiography Scientific Session. June 19-22.
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