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Alexander Opotowsky, MD, MPH

Alexander Opotowsky MD MPH
Department:
Cardiology Research
Hospital Title:
Assistant in Cardiology
Academic Title:
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School

Publications

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  1. Alshawabkeh LI, Opotowsky AR. Burden of Heart Failure in Adults with Congenital Heart Disease. Curr Heart Fail Rep. 2016 Oct; 13(5):247-254.
  2. Cedars A, Opotowsky AR. Sustaining Happiness in Adult Congenital Heart Disease. World J Pediatr Congenit Heart Surg. 2016 Sep; 7(5):635-7.
  3. Alshawabkeh LI, Hu N, Carter KD, Opotowsky AR, Light-McGroary K, Cavanaugh JE, Bartlett HL. Wait-List Outcomes for Adults With Congenital Heart Disease Listed for Heart Transplantation in the U.S. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2016 Aug 30; 68(9):908-17.
  4. Perak AM, Opotowsky AR, Walsh BK, Esch JJ, DiNardo JA, Kussman BD, Porras D, Rhodes J. Noninvasive Cardiac Output Estimation by Inert Gas Rebreathing in Mechanically Ventilated Pediatric Patients. J Pediatr. 2016 Oct; 177:184-190.e3.
  5. Aghamohammadzadeh R, Zhang YY, Stephens TE, Arons E, Zaman P, Polach KJ, Matar M, Yung LM, Yu PB, Bowman FP, Opotowsky AR, Waxman AB, Loscalzo J, Leopold JA, Maron BA. Up-regulation of the mammalian target of rapamycin complex 1 subunit Raptor by aldosterone induces abnormal pulmonary artery smooth muscle cell survival patterns to promote pulmonary arterial hypertension. FASEB J. 2016 Jul; 30(7):2511-27.
  6. Cedars AM, Stefanescu Schmidt A, Broberg C, Zaidi A, Opotowsky A, Grewal J, Kay J, Bhatt AB, Novak E, Spertus J. Adult Congenital Heart Disease Patients Experience Similar Symptoms of Disease Activity. Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes. 2016 Mar; 9(2):161-70.
  7. Oldham WM, Lewis GD, Opotowsky AR, Waxman AB, Systrom DM. Unexplained exertional dyspnea caused by low ventricular filling pressures: results from clinical invasive cardiopulmonary exercise testing. Pulm Circ. 2016 Mar; 6(1):55-62.
  8. Opotowsky AR, Webb GD. Population-Based Data on Congenital Heart Disease and Stroke. J Am Heart Assoc. 2016 Feb; 5(2).
  9. Maron BA, Hess E, Maddox TM, Opotowsky AR, Tedford RJ, Lahm T, Joynt KE, Kass DJ, Stephens T, Stanislawski MA, Swenson ER, Goldstein RH, Leopold JA, Zamanian RT, Elwing JM, Plomondon ME, Grunwald GK, Barón AE, Rumsfeld JS, Choudhary G. Association of Borderline Pulmonary Hypertension With Mortality and Hospitalization in a Large Patient Cohort: Insights From the Veterans Affairs Clinical Assessment, Reporting, and Tracking Program. Circulation. 2016 Mar 29; 133(13):1240-8.
  10. Opotowsky AR, Webb GD. Long-term survival with an unrepaired single ventricle: what is your dangerous idea? Heart. 2016 Feb; 102(3):172-3.
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  12. Marma AK, Opotowsky AR, Fromm BS, Ubeda-Tikkanen A, Porras D, Rhodes J. Noninvasive cardiac output estimation by inert gas rebreathing in pediatric and congenital heart disease. Am Heart J. 2016 Apr; 174:80-8.
  13. Opotowsky AR, Baraona F, Owumi J, Loukas B, Singh MN, Valente AM, Wu F, Cheng S, Veldtman G, Rimm EB, Landzberg MJ. Galectin-3 Is Elevated and Associated With Adverse Outcomes in Patients With Single-Ventricle Fontan Circulation. J Am Heart Assoc. 2016 Jan 11; 5(1).
  14. Opotowsky AR, Krieger EV. Twist of Fate for Simple Congenital Heart Defects. Circulation. 2016 Feb 2; 133(5):460-2.
  15. Oliveira RK, Agarwal M, Tracy JA, Karin AL, Opotowsky AR, Waxman AB, Systrom DM. Age-related upper limits of normal for maximum upright exercise pulmonary haemodynamics. Eur Respir J. 2016 Apr; 47(4):1179-88.
  16. Berry NC, Manyoo A, Oldham WM, Stephens TE, Goldstein RH, Waxman AB, Tracy JA, Leary PJ, Leopold JA, Kinlay S, Opotowsky AR, Systrom DM, Maron BA. Protocol for exercise hemodynamic assessment: performing an invasive cardiopulmonary exercise test in clinical practice. Pulm Circ. 2015 Dec; 5(4):610-8.
  17. Krieger EV, Leary PJ, Opotowsky AR. Pulmonary Hypertension in Congenital Heart Disease: Beyond Eisenmenger Syndrome. Cardiol Clin. 2015 Nov; 33(4):599-609, ix.
  18. Fernandes SM, Chamberlain LJ, Grady S, Saynina O, Opotowsky AR, Sanders L, Wise PH. Trends in utilization of specialty care centers in California for adults with congenital heart disease. Am J Cardiol. 2015 May 1; 115(9):1298-304.
  19. Wu FM, Jonas MM, Opotowsky AR, Harmon A, Raza R, Ukomadu C, Landzberg MJ, Singh MN, Valente AM, Egidy Assenza G, Perez-Atayde AR. Portal and centrilobular hepatic fibrosis in Fontan circulation and clinical outcomes. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2015 Jul; 34(7):883-91.
  20. Opotowsky AR. Clinical evaluation and management of pulmonary hypertension in the adult with congenital heart disease. Circulation. 2015 Jan 13; 131(2):200-10.
  21. Opotowsky AR, Moko LE, Ginns J, Rosenbaum M, Greutmann M, Aboulhosn J, Hageman A, Kim Y, Deng LX, Grewal J, Zaidi AN, Almansoori G, Oechslin E, Earing M, Landzberg MJ, Singh MN, Wu F, Vaidya A. Pheochromocytoma and paraganglioma in cyanotic congenital heart disease. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2015 Apr; 100(4):1325-34.
  22. Nathan AS, Loukas B, Moko L, Wu F, Rhodes J, Rathod RH, Systrom DM, Ubeda Tikkanen A, Shafer K, Lewis GD, Landzberg MJ, Opotowsky AR. Exercise oscillatory ventilation in patients with Fontan physiology. Circ Heart Fail. 2015 Mar; 8(2):304-11.
  23. Santos M, Opotowsky AR, Shah AM, Tracy J, Waxman AB, Systrom DM. Central cardiac limit to aerobic capacity in patients with exertional pulmonary venous hypertension: implications for heart failure with preserved ejection fraction. Circ Heart Fail. 2015 Mar; 8(2):278-85.
  24. Santos M, Systrom D, Epstein SE, John A, Ruiz G, Landzberg MJ, Opotowsky AR. Impaired exercise capacity following atrial septal defect closure: an invasive study of the right heart and pulmonary circulation. Pulm Circ. 2014 Dec; 4(4):630-7.
  25. Opotowsky AR, Halpern D, Kulik TJ, Systrom DM, Wu F. Inadequate venous return as a primary cause for Fontan circulatory limitation. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2014 Nov; 33(11):1194-6.
  26. Udell JA, Opotowsky AR, Khairy P, Silversides CK, Gladstone DJ, O'Gara PT, Landzberg MJ. Patent foramen ovale closure vs medical therapy for stroke prevention: meta-analysis of randomized trials and review of heterogeneity in meta-analyses. Can J Cardiol. 2014 Oct; 30(10):1216-24.
  27. Opotowsky AR, Landzberg MJ, Earing MG, Wu FM, Triedman JK, Casey A, Ericson DA, Systrom D, Paridon SM, Rhodes J. Abnormal spirometry after the Fontan procedure is common and associated with impaired aerobic capacity. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2014 Jul 1; 307(1):H110-7.
  28. Wu FM, Opotowsky AR, Raza R, Harney S, Ukomadu C, Landzberg MJ, Valente AM, Breitbart RE, Singh MN, Gauvreau K, Jonas MM. Transient elastography may identify Fontan patients with unfavorable hemodynamics and advanced hepatic fibrosis. Congenit Heart Dis. 2014 Sep-Oct; 9(5):438-47.
  29. Opotowsky AR, Landzberg MJ, Beghetti M. The exceptional and far-flung manifestations of heart failure in Eisenmenger syndrome. Heart Fail Clin. 2014 Jan; 10(1):91-104.
  30. Opotowsky AR, Landzberg MJ. Evolving perspectives on heart failure in adults with congenital heart disease. Preface. Heart Fail Clin. 2014 Jan; 10(1):xv-xvi.
  31. Cotts T, Khairy P, Opotowsky AR, John AS, Valente AM, Zaidi AN, Cook SC, Aboulhosn J, Ting JG, Gurvitz M, Landzberg MJ, Verstappen A, Kay J, Earing M, Franklin W, Kogon B, Broberg CS. Clinical research priorities in adult congenital heart disease. Int J Cardiol. 2014 Feb 15; 171(3):351-60.
  32. Ubeda Tikkanen A, Opotowsky AR, Bhatt AB, Landzberg MJ, Rhodes J. Physical activity is associated with improved aerobic exercise capacity over time in adults with congenital heart disease. Int J Cardiol. 2013 Oct 12; 168(5):4685-91.
  33. Clair M, Fernandes SM, Khairy P, Graham DA, Krieger EV, Opotowsky AR, Singh MN, Colan SD, Meijboom EJ, Landzberg MJ. Aortic valve dysfunction and aortic dilation in adults with coarctation of the aorta. Congenit Heart Dis. 2014 May-Jun; 9(3):235-43.
  34. Valente AM, Landzberg MJ, Gianola A, Harmon AJ, Cook S, Ting JG, Stout K, Kuehl K, Khairy P, Kay JD, Earing M, Houser L, Broberg C, Milliren C, Opotowsky AR, Webb G, Verstappen A, Gurvitz M. Improving heart disease knowledge and research participation in adults with congenital heart disease (the Health, Education and Access Research Trial: HEART-ACHD). Int J Cardiol. 2013 Oct 9; 168(4):3236-40.
  35. Gurvitz M, Valente AM, Broberg C, Cook S, Stout K, Kay J, Ting J, Kuehl K, Earing M, Webb G, Houser L, Opotowsky A, Harmon A, Graham D, Khairy P, Gianola A, Verstappen A, Landzberg M. Prevalence and predictors of gaps in care among adult congenital heart disease patients: HEART-ACHD (The Health, Education, and Access Research Trial). J Am Coll Cardiol. 2013 May 28; 61(21):2180-4.
  36. O'Leary JM, Siddiqi OK, de Ferranti S, Landzberg MJ, Opotowsky AR. The Changing Demographics of Congenital Heart Disease Hospitalizations in the United States, 1998 Through 2010. JAMA. 2013 Mar 13; 309(10):984-986.
  37. Esch JJ, Shah PB, Cockrill BA, Farber HW, Landzberg MJ, Mehra MR, Mullen MP, Opotowsky AR, Waxman AB, Lock JE, Marshall AC. Transcatheter Potts shunt creation in patients with severe pulmonary arterial hypertension: initial clinical experience. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2013 Apr; 32(4):381-7.
  38. Opotowsky AR. Abnormal spirometry in congenital heart disease: where do we go from here? Circulation. 2013 Feb 26; 127(8):865-7.
  39. Baraona F, Gurvitz M, Landzberg MJ, Opotowsky AR. Hospitalizations and mortality in the United States for adults with Down syndrome and congenital heart disease. Am J Cardiol. 2013 Apr 1; 111(7):1046-51.
  40. Krieger EV, Clair M, Opotowsky AR, Landzberg MJ, Rhodes J, Powell AJ, Colan SD, Valente AM. Correlation of exercise response in repaired coarctation of the aorta to left ventricular mass and geometry. Am J Cardiol. 2013 Feb 1; 111(3):406-11.
  41. Opotowsky AR, Perlstein T, Landzberg MJ, Colan SD, O'Gara PT, Body SC, Ryan LF, Aranki S, Singh MN. A shifting approach to management of the thoracic aorta in bicuspid aortic valve. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2013 Aug; 146(2):339-46.
  42. Krieger EV, Moko LE, Wu F, Landzberg MJ, Valente AM, Assenza GE, Ukomadu C, Opotowsky AR. Single ventricle anatomy is associated with increased frequency of nonalcoholic cirrhosis. Int J Cardiol. 2013 Sep 1; 167(5):1918-23.
  43. Opotowsky AR, Siddiqi OK, D'Souza B, Webb GD, Fernandes SM, Landzberg MJ. Maternal cardiovascular events during childbirth among women with congenital heart disease. Heart. 2012 Jan; 98(2):145-51.
  44. Krieger EV, Landzberg MJ, Economy KE, Webb GD, Opotowsky AR. Comparison of risk of hypertensive complications of pregnancy among women with versus without coarctation of the aorta. Am J Cardiol. 2011 May 15; 107(10):1529-34.
  45. Broberg CS, Aboulhosn J, Mongeon FP, Kay J, Valente AM, Khairy P, Earing MG, Opotowsky AR, Lui G, Gersony DR, Cook S, Ting JG, Webb G, Gurvitz MZ. Prevalence of left ventricular systolic dysfunction in adults with repaired tetralogy of fallot. Am J Cardiol. 2011 Apr 15; 107(8):1215-20.
  46. Opotowsky AR, Ojeda J, Rogers F, Arkles J, Liu T, Forfia PR. Blood pressure response to the valsalva maneuver. A simple bedside test to determine the hemodynamic basis of pulmonary hypertension. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2010 Oct 12; 56(16):1352-3.
  47. Opotowsky AR, Shellenberger D, Dharan V, Paré E, Norwood WI, Webb GD, Donner R. Successful pregnancies in two women with hypoplastic left heart syndrome. Congenit Heart Dis. 2010 Sep-Oct; 5(5):476-81.
  48. Khairy P, Aboulhosn J, Gurvitz MZ, Opotowsky AR, Mongeon FP, Kay J, Valente AM, Earing MG, Lui G, Gersony DR, Cook S, Ting JG, Nickolaus MJ, Webb G, Landzberg MJ, Broberg CS. Arrhythmia burden in adults with surgically repaired tetralogy of Fallot: a multi-institutional study. Circulation. 2010 Aug 31; 122(9):868-75.
  49. Valente AM, Bhatt AB, Cook S, Earing MG, Gersony DR, Aboulhosn J, Opotowsky AR, Lui G, Gurvitz M, Graham D, Fernandes SM, Khairy P, Webb G, Gerhard-Herman M, Landzberg MJ. The CALF (Congenital Heart Disease in Adults Lower Extremity Systemic Venous Health in Fontan Patients) study. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2010 Jul 6; 56(2):144-50.
  50. Opotowsky AR, Shellenberger D, Dharan V, Páre E, Norwood WI, Webb GD, Donner R. Successful pregnancies in two women with hypoplastic left heart syndrome. Congenital Heart Disease. 2010.
  51. Opotowsky AR, Glassberg H. Dyspnea. Carver J and Herling I editors: Cardiology for the Primary Care Physician. 2009.
  52. Opotowsky AR, St John Sutton M. Echocardiography of Adult Congenital Heart Disease. Baliga RR, editor. Cardiology Board Review. 2009.
  53. Opotowsky AR, Ferrari V. MRI in Adult Congenital Heart Disease. Fogel M, editor. MRI in Congenital Heart Disease. 2009.
  54. Opotowsky AR, Webb, GD, Landzberg MJ. Increased Risk of Pregnancy Induced Hypertension and Preeclampsia in Women with Coarctation of the Aorta. American Heart Association Scientific Sessions, Orlando, FL. 2009.
  55. Valente AM, Bhatt AB, Cook S, Earing MG, Gersony DR, Aboulhosn J, Opotowsky AR, Lui G, Gurvitz M, Fernandes SM, Khairy P, Webb G, Gerhard-Herman M, Landzberg MJ for the Alliance for Adult Research in Congenital Cardiology (AARCC) Investigators. . Congenital Heart Disease in Adults Lower Extremity Systemic Venous Health in Fontan Patients (CALF) Study. American Heart Association Scientific Sessions, Orlando, FL. 2009.
  56. Siddiqi OK, D’Souza, BD, Landzberg MJ, Webb GD, Opotowsky AR. Outcomes of Childbirth Among Women With Congenital Heart Disease in the United States. American Heart Association Scientific Sessions, Orlando, FL. 2009.
  57. Prasanna V, Opotowsky AR , Ojeda J , Arkles J, Palevsky H, Taichman D, Kawut K, and Forfia P. Echo-Doppler Scoring System Provides a Simple Noninvasive Assessment of the Pathophysiology of Pulmonary Hypertension in a Mixed Patient Cohort. CHEST, San Diego, CA. 2009.
  58. Opotowsky AR, Webb GD. Percutaneous patent foramen ovale/atrial septal defect closure: just because we can? Ann Thorac Surg. 2009 Oct; 88(4):1386; author reply 1386-7.
  59. Opotowsky AR, Siddiqi OK, Webb GD. Trends in hospitalizations for adults with congenital heart disease in the U.S. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2009 Jul 28; 54(5):460-7.
  60. Opotowsky AR, Arkles J, Liu T, Taichman D, Palevsky HI, Forfia PR. . Midsystolic Notching of the Pulmonary Artery Doppler Flow Profile Identifies Pulmonary Vascular Disease and RV Dysfunction in a Mixed PH Cohort. American Thoracic Society International Conference, San Diego, CA . 2009.
  61. Opotowsky AR, Landzberg MJ, Kimmel SE, Webb GD. Percutaneous closure of patent foramen ovale and atrial septal defect in adults: the impact of clinical variables and hospital procedure volume on in-hospital adverse events. Am Heart J. 2009 May; 157(5):867-74.
  62. Basil A, Liu T, Arkles J, Opotowsky A, Taichman D, Palevsky HI, Forfia PR . Serial Changes in TAPSE Correlate with Functional Assessment and Clinical Events in Patients with PAH. American Thoracic Society International Conference, San Diego, CA . 2009.
  63. Broberg C, Gurvitz M, Mongeon F, Cook S, Earing M, Gersony D, Kay J, Khairy P, Landzberg M, Lui G, Nickolaus M, Opotowsky A, Valente A, Warnes C, Webb G, Aboulhosn J. Prevalence of Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction in Adults with Repaired Tetralogy of Fallot. American College of Cardiology, Orlando, FL. 2009.
  64. Broberg C, Aboulhosn J, Mongeon F, Gersony D, Lui G, Kay J, Nickolaus M, Webb G, Khairy P, Cook S, Valente A, Opotowsky A, Landzberg M, Earing M, Warnes C, Gurvitz M. Dilated Aortic Root in Adults with Repaired Tetralogy of Fallot: A Multicenter Prevalence Study. American College of Cardiology, Orlando, FL. 2009.
  65. Opotowsky AR, Broberg C, Aboulhosn J, Mongeon F, Gersony D, Lui G, Kay J, Nickolaus M, Webb G, Khairy P, Cook S, Valente A, Landzberg M, Earing M, Warnes C, Gurvitz M. Use of Medical Therapy in Adults with Tetralogy of Fallot and Decreased Left Ventricular Ejection Fraction. Adult Congenital Heart Association Research Symposium, Boston, MA. 2009.
  66. Aboulhosn J, Broberg C, Mongeon F, Gersony D, Landzberg M, Lui G, Nickolaus M, Opotowsky A, Valente A, Warnes C, Webb G, Khairy P, Kay J, Earing M, Cook S, Child JS, Gurvitz M. . Left ventricular diastolic dysfunction in adults with repaired tetralogy of Fallot. American College of Cardiology, Orlando, FL . 2009.
  67. D’Souza B, Webb GD, Arkles J, Opotowsky AR. Development of a clinical and radiologic database for multicenter studies of adult patients with tetralogy of Fallot . Penn Cardiovascular Institute, Philadelphia, PA . 2009.
  68. Opotowsky AR, Siddiqi OK, Webb, GD. Rapid Growth in Hospitalizations for Adults with Congenital Heart Disease in the United States. American Heart Association Scientific Sessions, New Orleans, LA. 2008.
  69. Khairy P, Hosn JA, Broberg C, Cook S, Earing M, Gersony D, Kay J, Landzberg MJ, Nickolaus MJ, Opotowsky S, Valente AM, Warnes C, Webb G, Gurvitz MZ. Multicenter research in adult congenital heart disease. Int J Cardiol. 2008 Sep 26; 129(2):155-9.
  70. Opotowsky AR, Landzberg MJ, Kimmel SE, Webb GD. Trends in the use of percutaneous closure of patent foramen ovale and atrial septal defect in adults, 1998-2004. JAMA. 2008 Feb 6; 299(5):521-2.
  71. Opotowsky AR, Vedanthan R, Mamlin JJ. A case report of cor pulmonale in a woman without exposure to tobacco smoke: an example of the risks of indoor wood burning. Medscape J Med. 2008; 10(1):22.
  72. Opotowsky AR, Siddiqi OK, Webb, GD . Trends in Hospitalizations for Adults with Congenital Heart Disease. Adult Congenital Heart Association Research Symposium, Philadelphia, PA. 2008.
  73. Ryan LP, Opotowsky AR, Gorman JH, Gorman RC. . Management of mitral regurgitation in the elderly patient. Aging Health. 2007; 3(5):637-646.
  74. Opotowsky AR, McWilliams JM, Cannon CP. Gender differences in aspirin use among adults with coronary heart disease in the United States. J Gen Intern Med. 2007 Jan; 22(1):55-61.
  75. Walker MD, Babbar R, Opotowsky A, McMahon DJ, Liu G, Bilezikian JP. Determinants of bone mineral density in Chinese-American women. Osteoporos Int. 2007 Apr; 18(4):471-8.
  76. Walker MD, Babbar R, Opotowsky AR, Rohira A, Nabizadeh F, Badia MD, Chung W, Chiang J, Mediratta A, McMahon D, Liu G, Bilezikian JP. A referent bone mineral density database for Chinese American women. Osteoporos Int. 2006; 17(6):878-87.
  77. Opotowsky AR, Webb GD, Litt HI. Evaluation of Complex Adult Congenital Heart Disease with Cardiac Computed Tomography. Adult Congenital Heart Association Research Symposium, San Francisco, CA . 2006.
  78. Opotowsky AR, Landzberg MJ, Webb GD. Percutaneous Closure of Patent Foramen Ovale (PFO) and Atrial Septal Defects (ASD): Incidence and Complication Rates in the United States Adult Population. American Heart Association Scientific Sessions, Chicago, IL . 2006.
  79. Donovan MA, Opotowsky A, Babbar R, Nabizadeh F, Rohira A, Della Badia M, Chung W, Mediratta A, McMahon, D, Liu G, Bilezikian JP. Osteoporosis in Chinese American women: determinants of bone mass. The Endocrine Society's 87th Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA. 2005.
  80. Donovan M, Babbar R, Opotowsky A, Nabizadeh F, Rohira A, Chung W, Chiang J, Mediratta A, McMahon D, Liu G, Bilezikian JP. . Osteoporosis in Chinese American women: determinants of bone mass. Journal of Bone and Mineral Research. 2005; 20(Suppl 1):S219.
  81. Opotowsky AR, Bilezikian JP. Serum vitamin A concentration and the risk of hip fracture among women 50 to 74 years old in the United States: a prospective analysis of the NHANES I follow-up study. Am J Med. 2004 Aug 1; 117(3):169-74.
  82. Nickolas TL, Frisch GD, Opotowsky AR, Arons R, Radhakrishnan J. Awareness of kidney disease in the US population: findings from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) 1999 to 2000. Am J Kidney Dis. 2004 Aug; 44(2):185-97.
  83. Donovan MA, Opotowsky AR, Babbar RB, Nabizadeh FA, Della Badia MA, Chung W, Liu G, Bilezikian JP. . Osteoporosis in Chinese American women: development of a database for bone densitometry. The Endocrine Society's 86th Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA. 2004.
  84. Donovan MA, Opotowsky AR, Babbar R, Rohira A, Nabizadeh F, Della Badia MA, Chung W, Liu G, Bilezikian JP. Osteoporosis in Chinese American women: risk factors for fracture and development of a database for bone densitometry. 10th Annual Meeting of the International Society for Clinical Densitometry, Miami, FL. 2004.
  85. Donovan MA, Opotowsky A, Babbar R, Nabizadeh F, Della Badia M, McMahon D, Liu G, Bilezikian JP. Osteoporosis in Chinese American women: development of a bone densitometry database. American Society of Bone and Mineral Research Annual Meeting. 2004; 19(Suppl 1):S23.
  86. Opotowsky AR, Bilezikian JP. Racial differences in the effect of early milk consumption on peak and postmenopausal bone mineral density. J Bone Miner Res. 2003 Nov; 18(11):1978-88.
  87. Opotowsky AR, Su BW, Bilezikian JP. Height and lower extremity length as predictors of hip fracture: results of the NHANES I Epidemiologic Follow-up Study. J Bone Miner Res. 2003 Sep; 18(9):1674-81.
  88. Opotowsky AR, Bilezikian JP. Increased Hip Fracture Risk for Men at Both Ends of the Serum Vitamin A Scale. American Society of Bone and Mineral Research, Minneapolis, MN . 2003.
  89. Opotowsky AR, Bilezikian JP. Serum Vitamin A and Hip Fractures: Increased Risk at Both Ends of the Concentration Curve. Endocrine Society's 85th Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA . 2003.
  90. Donovan MA, Opotowsky AR, Babbar R, Liu G, Rohira A, Della Badia M, Bilezikian JP . Osteoporosis in Asian American women: establishment of risk factors for fracture and development of a clinically useful bone densitometry database. American Society of Bone and Mineral Research Annual Meeting. 2003; 18(Suppl 2):S116.
  91. Arkles JS, Opotowsky AR, Ojeda J, Rogers F, Liu T, Prassana V, Marzec L, Palevsky HI, Ferrari VA, Forfia PR. Shape of the right ventricular Doppler envelope predicts hemodynamics and right heart function in pulmonary hypertension. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2011 Jan 15; 183(2):268-76.
  92. Opotowsky AR, Ojeda J, Rogers F, Prasanna V, Clair M, Moko L, Vaidya A, Afilalo J, Forfia PR. A simple echocardiographic prediction rule for hemodynamics in pulmonary hypertension. Circ Cardiovasc Imaging. 2012 Nov; 5(6):765-75.
  93. Benson CC, Valente AM, Economy KE, Hoffman-Sage Y, Bevilacqua LM, Podovei M, Opotowsky AR. Discovery and management of diaphragmatic hernia related to abandoned epicardial pacemaker wires in a pregnant woman with {S,L,L} transposition of the great arteries. Congenit Heart Dis. 2012 Mar-Apr; 7(2):183-8.
  94. Mega JL, Opotowsky AR, Curillova Z, O'Gara PT. Dynamic aortic obstruction in a patient with acute type B dissection. Cardiol Rev. 2006 May-Jun; 14(3):151-4.
  95. Kirkpatrick JN, Ky B, Rahmouni HW, Chirinos JA, Farmer SA, Fields AV, Ogbara J, Eberman KM, Ferrari VA, Silvestry FE, Keane MG, Opotowsky AR, Sutton MS, Wiegers SE. Application of appropriateness criteria in outpatient transthoracic echocardiography. J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 2009 Jan; 22(1):53-9.
  96. Mongeon FP, Gurvitz MZ, Broberg CS, Aboulhosn J, Opotowsky AR, Kay JD, Valente AM, Earing MG, Lui GK, Fernandes SM, Gersony DR, Cook SC, Ting JG, Nickolaus MJ, Landzberg MJ, Khairy P. Aortic root dilatation in adults with surgically repaired tetralogy of fallot: a multicenter cross-sectional study. Circulation. 2013 Jan 15; 127(2):172-9.
  97. Opotowsky AR, Landzberg MJ. Bicuspid aortic valve morphology. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2010 Nov 9; 56(20):1680; author reply 1680-1.
  98. Maron BA, Opotowsky AR, Landzberg MJ, Loscalzo J, Waxman AB, Leopold JA. Plasma aldosterone levels are elevated in patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension in the absence of left ventricular heart failure: a pilot study. Eur J Heart Fail. 2013 Mar; 15(3):277-83.
  99. Maron BA, Waxman AB, Opotowsky AR, Gillies H, Blair C, Aghamohammadzadeh R, Loscalzo J, Leopold JA. Effectiveness of spironolactone plus ambrisentan for treatment of pulmonary arterial hypertension (from the [ARIES] study 1 and 2 trials). Am J Cardiol. 2013 Sep 1; 112(5):720-5.
  100. Opotowsky AR, Clair M, Afilalo J, Landzberg MJ, Waxman AB, Moko L, Maron BA, Vaidya A, Forfia PR. A simple echocardiographic method to estimate pulmonary vascular resistance. Am J Cardiol. 2013 Sep 15; 112(6):873-82.
  101. Aboulhosn JA, Lluri G, Gurvitz MZ, Khairy P, Mongeon FP, Kay J, Valente AM, Earing MG, Opotowsky AR, Lui G, Gersony DR, Cook S, Child J, Ting J, Webb G, Landzberg M, Broberg CS. Left and right ventricular diastolic function in adults with surgically repaired tetralogy of Fallot: a multi-institutional study. Can J Cardiol. 2013 Jul; 29(7):866-72.
  102. Maron BA, Choudhary G, Khan UA, Jankowich MD, McChesney H, Ferrazzani SJ, Gaddam S, Sharma S, Opotowsky AR, Bhatt DL, Rocco TP, Aragam JR. Clinical profile and underdiagnosis of pulmonary hypertension in US veteran patients. Circ Heart Fail. 2013 Sep 1; 6(5):906-12.
  103. Opotowsky AR. A mother and child reunion. Circulation. 2013 Dec 3; 128(23):2463-4.
  104. Opotowsky AR, Santos M, Maron BA, Afilalo J, Waxman AB, Landzberg MJ, Forfia PR. Towards widespread noninvasive assessment of pulmonary vascular resistance in clinical practice. J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 2014 Jan; 27(1):108-9.
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