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John J. Lopez
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Cardiac Catheterization
Coronary and Peripheral Interventions
Aortic Stenosis; TAVR
Coronary Artery Disease
Vascular Disease
Heart Disease
Vascular Disease/ASD/PFO
Valvular Heart Disease
Chest Pain
Aortic Aneurysms
Carotid Blockage
Heart Attack
Center for Heart & Vascular Medicine
Loyola Center for Health at Burr Ridge
American Board of Internal Medicine Subspecialty Interventional Cardiology
Cardiovascular Disease, American Board of Internal Medicine Subspecialty
Medical School
Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
Beth Israel Hospital, Internal Medicine: General
Harvard University-MIT, Clinical Investigator Training Program
Beth Israel Hospital, Cardiovascular Medicine
Beth Israel Hospital, Interventional Cardiology
Al Halabi, S; Newman, J; Farkouh, ME; Fortuin, D; Leya, F; Sweeney, J; Darki, A; Lopez, J; Steen, L; Lewis, B; Webb, J; Leon, MB; Mathew, VMeta-Analysis of Studies Comparing Dual- Versus Mono-Antiplatelet Therapy Following Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation. The American Journal of Cardiology 2018 ;122(1)
Zhang, L; Wahle, A; Chen, Z; Lopez, JJ; Kovarnik, T; Sonka, MPredicting Locations of High-Risk Plaques in Coronary Arteries in Patients Receiving Statin Therapy. IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON MEDICAL IMAGING 2018 ;37(1)
Turin, A; Bax, JJ; Doukas, D; Joyce, C; Lopez, JJ; Mathew, V; Pontone, G; Shah, F; Singh, S; Wilber, DJ; Rabbat, MGInteractions Among Vitamin D, Atrial Fibrillation, and the Renin-Angiotensin-Aldosterone System. The American Journal of Cardiology 2018 ;
Kovarnik,T.; Chen,Z.; Mintz,G. S.; Wahle,A.; Bayerova,K.; Kral,A.; Chval,M.; Kopriva,K.; Lopez,J.; Sonka,M.; Linhart,A.Plaque volume and plaque risk profile in diabetic vs. non-diabetic patients undergoing lipid-lowering therapy: a study based on 3D intravascular ultrasound and virtual histology Cardiovascular Diabetology 2017 ;16(1):156-017-0637-0
Hirai,T.; Chen,Z.; Zhang,L.; Baaj,S.; Kovarnik,T.; Porcaro,K.; Kaminski,J.; Hawn,S.; Agrawal,A.; Makki,N.; Downe,R.; Wahle,A.; Sonka,M.; Lopez,J. J.Evaluation of Variable Thin-Cap Fibroatheroma Definitions and Association of Virtual Histology-Intravascular Ultrasound Findings With Cavity Rupture Size The American Journal of Cardiology 2016 ;118(2):162-169
Kovarnik,T.; Chen,Z.; Wahle,A.; Zhang,L.; Skalicka,H.; Kral,A.; Lopez,J. J.; Horak,J.; Sonka,M.; Linhart,A.Pathologic Intimal Thickening Plaque Phenotype: Not as Innocent as Previously Thought. A Serial 3D Intravascular Ultrasound Virtual Histology Study Revista espanola de cardiologia (English ed.) 2016 ; :
Agrawal,A.; Baaj,S.; Schwartz,J.; Lopez,J. J.Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection in Loeys-Dietz Syndrome: Role of Optical Coherence Tomography in Diagnosis and Management The Journal of invasive cardiology 2015 ;27(9):E196-8
Nguyen,B.; Fennessy,M.; Leya,F.; Nowak,W.; Ryan,M.; Freeberg,S.; Gill,J.; Dieter,R. S.; Steen,L.; Lewis,B.; Cichon,M.; Probst,B.; Jarotkiewicz,M.; Wilber,D.; Lopez,J. J.Comparison of primary percutaneous coronary intervention in patients with ST-elevation myocardial infarction during and prior to availability of an in-house STEMI system: early experience and intermediate outcomes of the HARRT program for achieving routine D2B times <60 minutes Catheterization and cardiovascular interventions : official journal of the Society for Cardiac Angiography & Interventions 2015 ;86(2):186-196
Shah,F.; Lopez,J. J.Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation in Patients of Extreme Age: Age is Just a Number The Journal of invasive cardiology 2015 ;27(10):481-482
Katwal, AB; Lopez, JJTechnical Considerations and Practical Guidance for Intracoronary Optical Coherence Tomography. Interventional cardiology clinics 2015 ;4(3)
Fennessy, MM; Devon, HA; Ryan, C; Lopez, JJ; Zerwic, JJChanging illness perceptions and adherence to dual antiplatelet therapy in patients with stable coronary disease. The Journal of cardiovascular nursing 2014 ;28(6)
Lopez,J. J.; Arain,S. A.; Madder,R.; Parekh,N.; Shroff,A. R.; Westerhausen,D.Techniques and best practices for optical coherence tomography: a practical manual for interventional cardiologists Catheterization and cardiovascular interventions : official journal of the Society for Cardiac Angiography & Interventions 2014 ;84(5):687-699
Shah,B.; Srinivas,V. S.; Lu,J.; Brooks,M. M.; Bates,E. R.; Nedeljkovic,Z. S.; Escobedo,J.; Das,G. S.; Lopez,J. J.; Feit,F.Change in enrollment patterns, patient selection, and clinical outcomes with the availability of drug-eluting stents in the Bypass Angioplasty Revascularization Investigation 2 Diabetes trial American Heart Journal 2013 ;166(3):519-526.e2
Lowenstein,L.; Ramm,O.; Mueller,E.; Brubaker,L.; FitzGerald,M. P.; Lopez,J.; Kenton,K.The impact of dispositional optimism on symptoms and treatment choices in patients with pelvic floor disorders International Urogynecology Journal 2012 ;23(3):295-298
Nee,L. M.; Lopez,J. J.; Nanjundappa,A.; Dieter,R. S.Percutaneous life support: is it safe to plug and play? Journal of Invasive Cardiology 2011 ;23(4):148-148
Dieter,R. S.; Lopez,J. J.; Nanjundappa,A.Platelet resistance - much known and much more unknown Journal of Invasive Cardiology 2011 ;23(1):14-14
Dieter,R. S.; Nanjundappa,A.; Lopez,J. J.; Nee,L. M.; Tuchek,J. M.Proximal landing zone extension for TEVAR. Journal of Invasive Cardiology 2011 ;23(5):193
Lopez,J. J.; Keyes,M. J.; Nathan,S.; Piana,R.; Pencina,M.; Dhar,G.; Marso,S.; Rao,S.; Shammo,S.; Marquardt,W.; Cohen,D. J.; Kleiman,N. S.Rapid adoption of drug-eluting stents: clinical practices and outcomes from the early drug-eluting stent era. American Heart Journal 2010 ;160(4):767-774