Masoor Kamalesh

  • Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine, Cardiology
  • 8518 Citations
  • 18 h-Index
1992 …2020

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2020

Lower Post Myocardial Infarction Mortality Among Women Treated at Veterans Affairs Hospitals Compared to Men

Ajam, T., Devaraj, S., Fudim, M., Ajam, S., Soleimani, T. & Kamalesh, M., 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : American Journal of the Medical Sciences.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

One-year mortality after implantable cardioverter-defibrillator placement within the Veterans Affairs Health System

Fudim, M., Carlisle, M. A., Devaraj, S., Ajam, T., Ambrosy, A. P., Pokorney, S. D., Al-Khatib, S. M. & Kamalesh, M., May 1 2020, In : European Journal of Heart Failure. 22, 5, p. 859-867 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations
2018

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 2018, In : American Heart Journal. 199, p. 1-6 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations

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., Sep 15 2018, In : American Journal of Cardiology. 122, 6, p. 994-998 5 p.

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2 Scopus citations

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., Mar 10 2018, In : The Lancet. 391, 10124, p. 939-948 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

138 Scopus citations

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. M., Feb 1 2018, In : Journal of Clinical Hypertension. 20, 2, p. 382-387 6 p.

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2 Scopus citations

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., Jul 15 2018, In : American Journal of Cardiology. 122, 2, p. 275-278 4 p.

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1 Scopus citations

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

29 Scopus citations
2017

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

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Scopus citations

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

8 Scopus citations
2016
9 Scopus citations
2015

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.

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1886 Scopus citations
2013

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

85 Scopus citations
2012

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.

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4 Scopus citations
2011

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

11 Scopus citations

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 1 2011, In : Journal of Heart Valve Disease. 20, 5, p. 557-564 8 p.

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2010

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

3 Scopus citations

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

Kamalesh, M., Ng, C. & Eckert, G. J., Feb 1 2010, In : Clinical cardiology. 33, 2, p. 119-121 3 p.

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2009

Diabetes and peripheral arterial disease in men: Trends in prevalence, mortality, and effect of concomitant coronary disease

Kamalesh, M. & Shen, J., Aug 1 2009, In : Clinical cardiology. 32, 8, p. 442-446 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

15 Scopus citations

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., Sep 21 2009, In : American Journal of Cardiovascular Drugs. 9, 4, p. 231-240 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations

Does diabetes accelerate progression of calcific aortic stenosis?

Kamalesh, M., Ng, C., El Masry, H., Eckert, G. & Sawada, S., Aug 1 2009, In : European Journal of Echocardiography. 10, 6, p. 723-725 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

24 Scopus citations

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., Apr 13 2009, In : American Journal of Cardiovascular Drugs. 9, 2, p. 103-107 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations

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

Kamalesh, M. & Cleophas, T. J., May 1 2009, In : Journal of Cardiac Failure. 15, 4, p. 305-309 5 p.

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22 Scopus citations

Medication changes based on echocardiography in dialysis patients

Chong, C. K., Muzoora, M., Eckert, G. J., Kamalesh, M. & Moe, S. M., Oct 1 2009, In : Hemodialysis International. 13, 4, p. 472-478 7 p.

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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., Jan 1 2009, In : Clinical Nephrology. 71, 3, p. 255-262 8 p.

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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. G., Jul 1 2009, In : Clinical cardiology. 32, 7, p. 403-409 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations
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 1 2008, In : Indian Pacing and Electrophysiology Journal. 8, 3, p. 218-221 4 p.

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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

37 Scopus citations

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., Jan 1 2008, In : Canadian Journal of Cardiology. 24, 9, p. 691-695 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

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

Kumbala, D., Sharp, T. & Kamalesh, M., Oct 1 2008, In : Angiology. 59, 5, p. 625-628 4 p.

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7 Scopus citations

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. G., Apr 1 2008, In : Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography. 21, 4, p. 299-306 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

18 Scopus citations
2007

Declining stroke burden among white and black male veteran subjects

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

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1 Scopus citations

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

Sawada, S. G., Safadi, A., Gaitonde, R. S., Tung, N., Mahenthiran, J., Gill, W., Ghumman, W., Gradus-Pizlo, I., Kamalesh, M., Fineberg, N. & Feigenbaum, H., Aug 1 2007, In : Echocardiography. 24, 7, p. 739-744 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

13 Scopus citations

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

Kamalesh, M., Shen, J. & Tierney, W. M., Jun 1 2007, In : American Journal of the Medical Sciences. 333, 6, p. 327-332 6 p.

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11 Scopus citations
2006

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 1 2006, In : European Journal of Heart Failure. 8, 4, p. 404-408 5 p.

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25 Scopus citations

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 : American Journal of Cardiology. 97, 10, p. 1487-1489 3 p.

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4 Scopus citations
2005

Diabetes status and racial differences in post-myocardial infarction mortality

Kamalesh, M., Subramanian, U., Ariana, A., Sawada, S. & Peterson, E., Nov 1 2005, In : American Heart Journal. 150, 5, p. 912-919 8 p.

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10 Scopus citations
18 Scopus citations

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.

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7 Scopus citations

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.

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15 Scopus citations
2004

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.

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3 Scopus citations
2003

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.

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3 Scopus citations
2002

Comparative prognostic significance of transesophageal versus transthoracic stress echocardiography

Kamalesh, M., Matorin, R. & Sawada, S., Jan 1 2002, In : Echocardiography. 19, 4, p. 313-318 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

Prognostic value of a negative stress echocardiographic study in diabetic patients

Kamalesh, M., Matorin, R. & Sawada, S., Jan 1 2002, In : American Heart Journal. 143, 1, p. 163-168 6 p.

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52 Scopus citations
2001

Rapid formation of left atrial appendage thrombus after unsuccessful cardioversion of atrial fibrillation

Kamalesh, M., Subbiah, S., Sharan, L., Tawam, M. & Sawada, S., Jan 1 2001, In : Echocardiography. 18, 2, p. 157-158 2 p.

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3 Scopus citations
2000

Aortic valve endocarditis due to Staphylococcus capitis

Kamalesh, M. & Aslam, S., Jan 1 2000, In : Echocardiography. 17, 7, p. 685-687 3 p.

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10 Scopus citations

Effect of inotropic stimulation on left atrial appendage function in atrial myopathy of chronic atrial fibrillation

Kamalesh, M., Burton Copeland, T. & Sawada, S., Jan 1 2000, In : Echocardiography. 17, 4, p. 313-318 6 p.

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13 Scopus citations

Effect of Risperidone on QT Interval and QT Dispersion in the Elderly

Yerrabolu, M., Prabhudesai, S., Tawam, M., Winter, L. & Kamalesh, M., Jan 1 2000, In : Heart Disease. 2, 1, p. 10-12 3 p.

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50 Scopus citations

Prognostic value of negative transesophageal dobutamine stress echocardiography in men at high risk for coronary artery disease

Kamalesh, M., Sawada, S., Humphreys, A., Tawam, M., Blessent, R. & Winter, L., Jan 1 2000, In : American Journal of Cardiology. 85, 1, p. 41-44 4 p.

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7 Scopus citations