Publications and Abstract Presentations

Recent Publications: (students in bold)

  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)
  2. Mantella LE, Liblik K, Johri AM (2021) Vascular imaging of atherosclerosis: Strengths and weaknesses. Atherosclerosis (in press) Review.
  3. 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)
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. 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.
  7. 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.
  8. 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.
  9. 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.
  10. 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.
  11. 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
  12. 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.
  13. 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
  14. 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.
  15. 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.
  16. 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.
  17. 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.
  18. 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.
  19. 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.
  20. 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.
  21. 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)
  22. 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.
  23. 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
  24. 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.
  25. 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.
  26. 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.
  27. 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.
  28. 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. [Epub ahead of print].
  29. Colledanchise KN, Mantella LE, Bullen M, Hetu MF, Abunassar J, Johri AM. (2020) Combined Common Femoral and Carotid Bulb Plaque Area Predicts Obstructive Coronary Artery Disease in Women. J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 33(1):90-100.

Abstracts:

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

Recent Conference Proceedings

  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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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