Masoor Kamalesh

  • Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine, Cardiology
  • 2632 Citations
  • 18 h-Index
1992 …2018
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Publications 1992 2018

  • 2632 Citations
  • 18 h-Index
  • 77 Article
  • 1 Letter
2018
2 Citations (Scopus)

Effect of carvedilol vs metoprolol succinate on mortality in heart failure with reduced ejection fraction

Ajam, T., Ajam, S., Devaraj, S., Mohammed, K., Sawada, S. & Kamalesh, M., May 1 2018, In : American Heart Journal. 199, p. 1-6 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Metoprolol
Heart Failure
Mortality
Survival
carvedilol

Effect on Mortality of Higher Versus Lower β-Blocker (Metoprolol Succinate or Carvedilol) Dose in Patients With Heart Failure

Ajam, T., Ajam, S., Devaraj, S., Fudim, M. & Kamalesh, M., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : American Journal of Cardiology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Metoprolol
Heart Failure
Heart Rate
Mortality
Propensity Score
102 Citations (Scopus)

Mortality after coronary artery bypass grafting versus percutaneous coronary intervention with stenting for coronary artery disease: a pooled analysis of individual patient data

Head, S. J., Milojevic, M., Daemen, J., Ahn, J. M., Boersma, E., Christiansen, E. H., Domanski, M. J., Farkouh, M. E., Flather, M., Fuster, V., Hlatky, M. A., Holm, N. R., Hueb, W. A., Kamalesh, M., Kim, Y. H., Mäkikallio, T., Mohr, F. W., Papageorgiou, G., Park, S. J., Rodriguez, A. E. & 5 others, Sabik, J. F., Stables, R. H., Stone, G. W., Serruys, P. W. & Kappetein, A. P., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : The Lancet.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Percutaneous Coronary Intervention
Coronary Artery Bypass
Coronary Artery Disease
Mortality
Stents
2 Citations (Scopus)

Post-stroke hypertension control and receipt of health care services among veterans

Kohok, D. D., Sico, J. J., Baye, F., Myers, L., Coffing, J., Kamalesh, M. & Bravata, D., Feb 1 2018, In : Journal of Clinical Hypertension. 20, 2, p. 382-387 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Veterans
Health Services
Stroke
Hypertension
Delivery of Health Care
1 Citation (Scopus)

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and Heart Failure in Men Within the Veteran Affairs Health System

Fudim, M., Cerbin, L. P., Devaraj, S., Ajam, T., Rao, S. V. & Kamalesh, M., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : American Journal of Cardiology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Veterans Health
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorders
Heart Failure
International Classification of Diseases
Veterans
26 Citations (Scopus)

Stroke Rates Following Surgical Versus Percutaneous Coronary Revascularization

Head, S. J., Milojevic, M., Daemen, J., Ahn, J. M., Boersma, E., Christiansen, E. H., Domanski, M. J., Farkouh, M. E., Flather, M., Fuster, V., Hlatky, M. A., Holm, N. R., Hueb, W. A., Kamalesh, M., Kim, Y. H., Mäkikallio, T., Mohr, F. W., Papageorgiou, G., Park, S. J., Rodriguez, A. E. & 5 others, Sabik, J. F., Stables, R. H., Stone, G. W., Serruys, P. W. & Kappetein, A. P., Jul 24 2018, In : Journal of the American College of Cardiology. 72, 4, p. 386-398 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Percutaneous Coronary Intervention
Coronary Artery Bypass
Stroke
Angioplasty
Stents
2017
6 Citations (Scopus)

Inflammation-associated microRNA changes in circulating exosomes of heart failure patients

Beg, F., Wang, R., Saeed, Z., Devaraj, S., Kamalesh, M. & Nakshatri, H., Dec 19 2017, In : BMC Research Notes. 10, 1, 751.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Exosomes
MicroRNAs
Heart Failure
Inflammation
Plasmas
8 Citations (Scopus)

Residential distance to major roadways and cardiac structure in African Americans: Cross-sectional results from the Jackson Heart Study

Weaver, A. M., Wellenius, G. A., Wu, W. C., Hickson, D. A., Kamalesh, M. & ​Wang, Y., Mar 8 2017, In : Environmental Health: A Global Access Science Source. 16, 1, 21.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

African Americans
Heart Failure
Left Ventricular Hypertrophy
Cardiovascular Diseases
Mississippi
2016
8 Citations (Scopus)
African Americans
Heart Failure
Air Pollution
Stroke Volume
Pulmonary Artery
2015
1722 Citations (Scopus)

Ezetimibe added to statin therapy after acute coronary syndromes

IMPROVE-IT Investigators, Jun 18 2015, In : New England Journal of Medicine. 372, 25, p. 2387-2397 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hydroxymethylglutaryl-CoA Reductase Inhibitors
Simvastatin
Acute Coronary Syndrome
LDL Cholesterol
Therapeutics
2013
81 Citations (Scopus)

Percutaneous coronary intervention versus coronary bypass surgery in United States veterans with diabetes

Kamalesh, M., Sharp, T. G., Tang, X. C., Shunk, K., Ward, H. B., Walsh, J., King, S., Colling, C., Moritz, T., Stroupe, K. & Reda, D., Feb 26 2013, In : Journal of the American College of Cardiology. 61, 8, p. 808-816 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Veterans
Percutaneous Coronary Intervention
Coronary Artery Bypass
Myocardial Infarction
Confidence Intervals

Reply

Kamalesh, M. & Sharp, T., Jun 18 2013, In : Journal of the American College of Cardiology. 61, 24, p. 2492-2493 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Coronary Balloon Angioplasty
Coronary Artery Bypass
Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
Coronary Artery Disease
Stroke
2012
4 Citations (Scopus)

Waist circumference and metabolic syndrome: The risk for silent coronary artery disease in males

Vakil, K. P., Malhotra, S., Sawada, S., Campbell, S. R., Sayfo, S. & Kamalesh, M., Jun 1 2012, In : Metabolic Syndrome and Related Disorders. 10, 3, p. 225-231 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Waist Circumference
Coronary Artery Disease
Cholesterol
Education
Veterans
2011
10 Citations (Scopus)

Effect of improvement in left ventricular ejection fraction on long-term survival in revascularized patients with ischaemic left ventricular systolic dysfunction

Joshi, K., Alam, I., Ruden, E., Gradus-Pizlo, I., Mahenthiran, J., Kamalesh, M., Feigenbaum, H. & Sawada, S., Jun 2011, In : European Journal of Echocardiography. 12, 6, p. 454-460 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Digoxin
Left Ventricular Dysfunction
Stroke Volume
Survival
Dobutamine

Incremental prognostic value of echocardiography in patients with prior mitral valve surgery

Jani, M., Alhaddad, M., Kamalesh, M., Gradus-Pizlo, I., Mahenthiran, J., Feigenbaum, H. & Sawada, S., Sep 2011, In : Journal of Heart Valve Disease. 20, 5, p. 557-564 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mitral Valve
Echocardiography
Tricuspid Valve Insufficiency
Tricuspid Valve
Doppler Echocardiography
2010
3 Citations (Scopus)

Metabolic syndrome does not predict an increased risk of coronary disease in patients with traditional risk factors referred for stress imaging study

Kamalesh, M., Campbell, S., Ligler, L., Meda, M., Eckert, G. J. & Sawada, S., Jun 1 2010, In : Metabolic Syndrome and Related Disorders. 8, 3, p. 223-228 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Coronary Disease
Coronary Artery Disease
Single-Photon Emission-Computed Tomography
Echocardiography
Perfusion

Retracted: Relation of atherosclerotic cardiovascular events to progression of aortic stenosis in older men

Kamalesh, M., Ng, C. & Eckert, G. J., Feb 2010, In : Clinical Cardiology. 33, 2, p. 119-121 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Aortic Valve Stenosis
Atherosclerosis
Hydroxymethylglutaryl-CoA Reductase Inhibitors
Unstable Angina
Hospitalization
2009
15 Citations (Scopus)
Peripheral Arterial Disease
Coronary Disease
Diabetes Mellitus
Mortality
Coronary Artery Disease
4 Citations (Scopus)

Diabetes and prognosis: Are systolic and diastolic heart failure different?

Kamalesh, M., Feb 2009, In : Heart. 95, 3, p. 178-179 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Diastolic Heart Failure
Systolic Heart Failure
Diabetic Angiopathies
5 Citations (Scopus)

Do cardioselective β-adrenoceptor antagonists reduce mortality in diabetic patients with congestive heart failure?

Subramanian, U., Kamalesh, M., Temkit, MH., Eckert, G. J. & Sawada, S., 2009, In : American Journal of Cardiovascular Drugs. 9, 4, p. 231-240 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Adrenergic Receptors
Heart Failure
Mortality
Propensity Score
Survival
23 Citations (Scopus)

Does diabetes accelerate progression of calcific aortic stenosis?

Kamalesh, M., Ng, C., El Masry, H., Eckert, G. & Sawada, S., Aug 2009, In : European Journal of Echocardiography. 10, 6, p. 723-725 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Aortic Valve Stenosis
Aortic Valve
Hydroxymethylglutaryl-CoA Reductase Inhibitors
Calcification of Aortic Valve
Sex Characteristics
3 Citations (Scopus)

Effect of time to titration to maximum dose of statins on cardiovascular outcomes: A retrospective analysis in high-risk patients

Friend, A. S., Kamalesh, M., Schellhase, E., Eckert, G. J. & Evans, T. S., 2009, In : American Journal of Cardiovascular Drugs. 9, 2, p. 103-107 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hydroxymethylglutaryl-CoA Reductase Inhibitors
Simvastatin
Appointments and Schedules
Therapeutics
Electronic Health Records
21 Citations (Scopus)

Heart Failure Due to Systolic Dysfunction and Mortality in Diabetes: Pooled Analysis of 39,505 Subjects

Kamalesh, M. & Cleophas, T. J., May 2009, In : Journal of Cardiac Failure. 15, 4, p. 305-309 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Heart Failure
Mortality
Hospitalization
Publication Bias
Outcome Assessment (Health Care)

Medication changes based on echocardiography in dialysis patients

Chong, C. K., Muzoora, M., Eckert, G. J., Kamalesh, M. & Moe, S., Oct 2009, In : Hemodialysis International. 13, 4, p. 472-478 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Echocardiography
Dialysis
Hydroxymethylglutaryl-CoA Reductase Inhibitors
Angiotensin Receptor Antagonists
Calcium Channel Blockers

Metabolic syndrome attenuates effect of chronic kidney disease on prevalence of coronary disease in men referred for stress imaging study

Kamalesh, M., Campbell, S., Chong, C. K., Gipson, A., Patel, N., Ng, C., Eckert, G. J., Meda, M. & Sawada, S., 2009, In : Clinical Nephrology. 71, 3, p. 255-262 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Chronic Renal Insufficiency
Coronary Disease
Coronary Artery Disease
Glomerular Filtration Rate
ROC Curve

The authors reply

Friend, A. S. & Kamalesh, M., 2009, In : American Journal of Cardiovascular Drugs. 9, 3, p. 212 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Citations (Scopus)

Wall motion abnormalities with low-dose dobutamine predict a high risk of cardiac death in medically treated patients with ischemic cardiomyopathy

Maskoun, W., Mustafa, N., Mahenthiran, J., Gradus-Pizlo, I., Kamalesh, M., Feigenbaum, H. & Sawada, S., Jul 2009, In : Clinical Cardiology. 32, 7, p. 403-409 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Dobutamine
Cardiomyopathies
Survival
Ischemia
Echocardiography
2008

Echocardiographic demonstration of the effect of varying paced A-V intervals on ventricular filling pattern

Kumbala, D., Jacob, S., Kamalesh, M. & Das, M., Jul 2008, In : Indian Pacing and Electrophysiology Journal. 8, 3, p. 218-221 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Echocardiography

Investigational methods and radiological therapeutic approaches

Kamalesh, M., Jan 2008, In : Expert Review of Cardiovascular Therapy. 6, 1, p. 1-3 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Radiologic Technology
X Ray Computed Tomography
Diagnostic Imaging
Coronary Angiography
Positron-Emission Tomography
35 Citations (Scopus)

Long term postischemic stroke mortality in diabetes: A veteran cohort analysis

Kamalesh, M., Shen, J. & Eckert, G. J., Oct 1 2008, In : Stroke. 39, 10, p. 2727-2731 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Veterans
Cohort Studies
Stroke
Mortality
Survival

Paradoxical lower postmyocardial infarction mortality among veteran women - Does a sex bias exist in the Veterans Affairs medical system?

Kamalesh, M., Subramanian, U., Ariana, A., Eckert, G. J. & Sawada, S., 2008, In : Canadian Journal of Cardiology. 24, 9, p. 691-695 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sexism
Veterans
Infarction
Mortality
Veterans Hospitals
7 Citations (Scopus)

"Perilous pearl" - Papillary fibroelastoma of aortic valve: A case report and literature review

Kumbala, D., Sharp, T. & Kamalesh, M., Oct 2008, In : Angiology. 59, 5, p. 625-628 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Aortic Valve
Heart Neoplasms
Heart Valves
Early Diagnosis
Neoplasms
18 Citations (Scopus)

Prediction of Ischemic Events by Anatomic M-mode Strain Rate Stress Echocardiography

Mastouri, R., Mahenthiran, J., Kamalesh, M., Gradus-Pizlo, I., Feigenbaum, H. & Sawada, S., Apr 2008, In : Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography. 21, 4, p. 299-306 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Stress Echocardiography
Infarction
Coronary Artery Disease
Color
Dobutamine
2007
22 Citations (Scopus)
Exercise Test
Diabetes Mellitus
Reference Values
1 Citation (Scopus)

Declining stroke burden among white and black male veteran subjects

Kamalesh, M., Shen, J. & Tierney, W., Mar 2007, In : Journal of the American Society of Hypertension. 1, 2, p. 145-149 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Veterans
Stroke
International Classification of Diseases
Incidence
Age Groups
23 Citations (Scopus)

Heart Failure in Diabetes and Related Conditions

Kamalesh, M., Dec 2007, In : Journal of Cardiac Failure. 13, 10, p. 861-873 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Heart Failure
Mortality
Myocardial Ischemia
Coronary Disease
Obesity
13 Citations (Scopus)

Stress-induced wall motion abnormalities with low-dose dobutamine infusion indicate the presence of severe disease and vulnerable myocardium

Sawada, S., Safadi, A., Gaitonde, R. S., Tung, N., Mahenthiran, J., Gill, W., Ghumman, W., Gradus-Pizlo, I., Kamalesh, M., Fineberg, N. & Feigenbaum, H., Aug 2007, In : Echocardiography. 24, 7, p. 739-744 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Dobutamine
Myocardium
Left Ventricular Dysfunction
Hemodynamics
Stress Echocardiography
11 Citations (Scopus)

Stroke mortality and race: Does access to care influence outcomes?

Kamalesh, M., Shen, J. & Tierney, W. M., Jun 2007, In : American Journal of the Medical Sciences. 333, 6, p. 327-332 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Stroke
Mortality
African Americans
Veterans Health
Demography
2006

Clopidogrel for the prevention of atherothrombotic events [10]

Kamalesh, M., Jul 27 2006, In : New England Journal of Medicine. 355, 4, p. 420 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

clopidogrel
Ticlopidine
Platelet Aggregation Inhibitors
Combination Drug Therapy
Aspirin
25 Citations (Scopus)

Decreased survival in diabetic patients with heart failure due to systolic dysfunction

Kamalesh, M., Subramanian, U., Sawada, S., Eckert, G., Temkit, MH. & Tierney, W., Jun 2006, In : European Journal of Heart Failure. 8, 4, p. 404-408 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Heart Failure
Survival
Diuretics
Veterans Hospitals
Mortality
4 Citations (Scopus)

Effect of 80 mg/day Simvastatin Therapy on Cardiovascular Outcomes in Adults With Versus Without Metabolic Syndrome

Kamalesh, M., Rao, R., Sawada, S., Friend, A., Schellhase, E. & Evans, T., May 15 2006, In : The American Journal of Cardiology. 97, 10, p. 1487-1489 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Simvastatin
Hydroxymethylglutaryl-CoA Reductase Inhibitors
Coronary Artery Disease
Therapeutics

Heart failure and diabetes: Pathogenesis and management

Kamalesh, M., Jun 2006, In : Minerva Medica. 97, 3, p. 231-239 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Heart Failure
Left Ventricular Dysfunction
Myocardial Ischemia
Coronary Disease
Clinical Trials
2005
10 Citations (Scopus)

Diabetes status and racial differences in post-myocardial infarction mortality

Kamalesh, M., Subramanian, U., Ariana, A., Sawada, S. & Peterson, E., Nov 2005, In : American Heart Journal. 150, 5, p. 912-919 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Myocardial Infarction
Mortality
Length of Stay
Survival
Veterans
18 Citations (Scopus)
Heart Failure
Population
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (U.S.)
7 Citations (Scopus)

Secular trends in prevalence of diabetes among younger patients admitted with acute myocardial infarction

Kamalesh, M., Subramanian, U., Ariana, A., Sawada, S. & Tierney, W., Sep 15 2005, In : International Journal of Cardiology. 104, 1, p. 77-80 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Myocardial Infarction
Age Groups
Population
International Classification of Diseases
Veterans
14 Citations (Scopus)

Similar decline in post-myocardial infarction mortality among subjects with and without diabetes

Kamalesh, M., Subramanian, U., Ariana, A., Sawada, S. & Tierney, W., May 2005, In : American Journal of the Medical Sciences. 329, 5, p. 228-233 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Myocardial Infarction
Mortality
Coronary Disease
Length of Stay
Veterans
2004
3 Citations (Scopus)

A 44-year-old man with suspected exacerbation of COPD and atrial fibrillation

Ramanuja, S., Mastronarde, J., Dowdeswell, I. & Kamalesh, M., Jun 2004, In : Chest. 125, 6, p. 2340-2344 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Atrial Fibrillation
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
25 Citations (Scopus)
Thallium Radioisotopes
Stress Echocardiography
Diabetes Complications
Single-Photon Emission-Computed Tomography
Coronary Disease
2003
3 Citations (Scopus)

Negative stress echocardiographic study predicts excellent long-term prognosis in patients with erectile dysfunction

Kamalesh, M., Ariana, A., Matorin, R. & Sawada, S., Aug 2003, In : International Journal of Cardiology. 90, 2-3, p. 291-295 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Erectile Dysfunction
Stress Echocardiography
Sexual Behavior
Coronary Artery Disease
2002
1 Citation (Scopus)

Comparative prognostic significance of transesophageal versus transthoracic stress echocardiography

Kamalesh, M., Matorin, R. & Sawada, S., 2002, In : Echocardiography. 19, 4, p. 313-318 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Stress Echocardiography
Echocardiography
Coronary Artery Disease
Myocardial Infarction
Population