Publications

Myocardial Ischemia/Infarction

  1. Yahagi K, Davis HR, Arbustini E, Virmani R. Sex differences in coronary artery disease: pathological observations. Atherosclerosis. 2015 Mar;239(1):260-7. doi: 10.1016/j.atherosclerosis.2015.01.017. Epub 2015 Jan 20. Review. PMID: 25634157
  2. Sanchez OD, Yahagi K, Koppara T, Virmani R, Joner M .  The everolimus-eluting Xience stent in small vessel disease: bench, clinical, and pathology view.   Med Devices (Auckl). 2014 Dec 30;8:37-45. doi: 10.2147/MDER.S50051. eCollection 2015. Review.  PMID: 25565907
  3. Sakakura K, Joner M, Virmani R.  Does neointimal characterization following DES implantation predict long-term outcomes?  JACC Cardiovasc Imaging. 2014 Aug;7(8):796-8. doi: 10.1016/j.jcmg.2014.06.002. No abstract available.  PMID: 25124010
  4. Thiele JR, Habersberger J, Braig D, Schmidt Y, Goerendt K, Maurer V, Bannasch H, Scheichl A, Woollard KJ, von Dobschütz E, Kolodgie F, Virmani R, Stark GB, Peter K, Eisenhardt SU.  Dissociation of pentameric to monomeric C-reactive protein localizes and aggravates inflammation: in vivo proof of a powerful proinflammatory mechanism and a new anti-inflammatory strategy.  Circulation. 2014 Jul 1;130(1):35-50. doi: 10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.113.007124. Epub 2014 Apr 28.  PMID: 24982116
  5. Sen SK, Boelte KC, Barb JJ, Joehanes R, Zhao X, Cheng Q, Adams L, Teer JK, Accame DS, Chowdhury S, Singh LN; NISC Comparative Sequencing Program; CHARGE Consortium, Kavousi M, Peyser PA, Quigley L, Priel DL, Lau K, Kuhns DB, Yoshimura T, Johnson AD, Hwang SJ, Chen MY, Arai AE, Green ED, Mullikin JC, Kolodgie FD, O’Donnell CJ, Virmani R, Munson PJ, McVicar DW, Biesecker LG.  Integrative DNA, RNA, and protein evidence connects TREML4 to coronary artery calcification.  Am J Hum Genet. 2014 Jul 3;95(1):66-76. doi: 10.1016/j.ajhg.2014.06.003. Epub 2014 Jun 26.  PMID: 24975946
  6. Bentzon JF, Otsuka F, Virmani R, Falk E.  Mechanisms of plaque formation and rupture.  Circ Res. 2014 Jun 6;114(12):1852-66. doi: 10.1161/CIRCRESAHA.114.302721. Review.  PMID: 24902970
  7. Guagliumi G, Capodanno D, Saia F, Musumeci G, Tarantini G, Garbo R, Tumminello G, Sirbu V, Coccato M, Fineschi M, Trani C, De Benedictis M, Limbruno U, De Luca L, Niccoli G, Bezerra H, Ladich E, Costa M, Biondi Zoccai G, Virmani R; OCTAVIA Trial Investigators.  Mechanisms of atherothrombosis and vascular response to primary percutaneous coronary intervention in women versus men with acute myocardial infarction: results of the OCTAVIA study.  JACC Cardiovasc Interv. 2014 Sep;7(9):958-68. doi: 10.1016/j.jcin.2014.05.011. Epub 2014 Aug 13.  PMID: 25129664
  8. Otsuka F, Pacheco E, Perkins LE, Lane JP, Wang Q, Kamberi M, Frie M, Wang J, Sakakura K, Yahagi K, Ladich E, Rapoza RJ, Kolodgie FD, Virmani R. Long-term safety of an everolimus-eluting bioresorbable vascular scaffold and the cobalt-chromium XIENCE V stent in a porcine coronary artery model.  Circ Cardiovasc Interv. 2014 Jun;7(3):330-42. doi: 10.1161/CIRCINTERVENTIONS.113.000990. Epub 2014 Jun  PMID: 24895447
  9. Lane JP, Perkins LE, Sheehy AJ, Pacheco EJ, Frie MP, Lambert BJ, Rapoza RJ, Virmani R.  Lumen gain and restoration of pulsatility after implantation of a bioresorbable vascular scaffold in porcine coronary arteries.  JACC Cardiovasc Interv. 2014 Jun;7(6):688-95. doi: 10.1016/j.jcin.2013.11.024. Epub 2014 May PMID: 24835327
  10. Otsuka F, Joner M, Prati F, Virmani R, Narula J.  Clinical classification of plaque morphology in coronary disease.  Nat Rev Cardiol. 2014 Jul;11(7):379-89. doi: 10.1038/nrcardio.2014.62. Epub 2014 Apr 29. Review.  PMID: 24776706
  11. Nakano M, Yahagi K, Otsuka F, Sakakura K, Finn AV, Kutys R, Ladich E, Fowler DR, Joner M, Virmani R. Causes of early stent thrombosis in patients presenting with acute coronary syndrome: an ex vivo human autopsy study.  J Am Coll Cardiol. 2014 Jun 17;63(23):2510-20. doi: 10.1016/j.jacc.2014.02.607. Epub 2014 Apr 23.  PMID: 24768883
  12. Yahagi K, Otsuka F, Sakakura K, Sanchez OD, Kutys R, Ladich E, Kolodgie FD, Virmani R, Joner M. Pathophysiology of superficial femoral artery in-stent restenosis.  J Cardiovasc Surg (Torino). 2014 Jun;55(3):307-23. Review. PMID: 24755699
  13. Sanchez OD, Sakakura K, Otsuka F, Yahagi K, Virmani R, Joner M. Expectations and limitations of contemporary intravascular imaging: lessons learned from pathology.  Expert Rev Cardiovasc Ther. 2014 May;12(5):601-11. doi: 10.1586/14779072.2014.902749. Epub 2014 Apr 17. Review. PMID: 2473859
  14. Pu J, Mintz GS, Biro S, Lee JB, Sum ST, Madden SP, Burke AP, Zhang P, He B, Goldstein JA, Stone GW, Muller JE, Virmani R, Maehara A. Insights into echo-attenuated plaques, echolucent plaques, and plaques with spotty calcification: novel findings from comparisons among intravascular ultrasound, near-infrared spectroscopy, and pathological histology in 2,294 human coronary artery segments.  J Am Coll Cardiol. 2014 Jun 3;63(21):2220-33. doi: 10.1016/j.jacc.2014.02.576. Epub 2014 Mar 26. PMID: 24681142
  15. Cooley BC, Nevado J, Mellad J, Yang D, St Hilaire C, Negro A, Fang F, Chen G, San H, Walts AD, Schwartzbeck RL, Taylor B, Lanzer JD, Wragg A, Elagha A, Beltran LE, Berry C, Feil R, Virmani R, Ladich E, Kovacic JC, Boehm M.   TGF-β signaling mediates endothelial-to-mesenchymal transition (EndMT) during vein graft remodeling.  Sci Transl Med. 2014 Mar 12;6(227):227ra34. doi: 10.1126/scitranslmed.3006927.  PMID: 24622514
  16. Steigen SE, Holm NR, Butt N, Maeng M, Otsuka F, Virmani R, Ladich E, Steigen TK. Clinical use of optical coherence tomography to identify angiographic silent stent thrombosis.  Scand Cardiovasc J. 2014 Jun;48(3):156-60. doi: 10.3109/14017431.2014.900185. PMID: 24601754
  17. Otsuka F, Sakakura K, Yahagi K, Joner M, Virmani R. Has our understanding of calcification in human coronary atherosclerosis progressed?  Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2014 Apr;34(4):724-36. doi: 10.1161/ATVBAHA.113.302642. Epub 2014 Feb 20. Review. Erratum in: Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2014 Jul;34(7):e17.  PMID: 24558104
  18. Joner M, Virmani R. Glagov’s phenomenon: has our understanding of vascular remodeling changed?  Coron Artery Dis. 2014 Mar;25(2):91-3. doi: 10.1097/MCA.0000000000000087. No abstract available. PMID: 24492456
  19. Otsuka F, Vorpahl M, Nakano M, Foerst J, Newell JB, Sakakura K, Kutys R, Ladich E, Finn AV, Kolodgie FD, Virmani R. Pathology of second-generation everolimus-eluting stents versus first-generation sirolimus- and paclitaxel-eluting stents in humans.  Circulation. 2014 Jan 14;129(2):211-23. doi: 10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.113.001790. Epub 2013 Oct 25.  PMID: 24163064
  20. Sakakura K, Nakano M, Otsuka F, Yahagi K, Kutys R, Ladich E, Finn AV, Kolodgie FD, Virmani R. Comparison of pathology of chronic total occlusion with and without coronary artery bypass graft.  Eur Heart J. 2014 Jul 1;35(25):1683-93. doi: 10.1093/eurheartj/eht422. Epub 2013 Oct 14.  PMID: 24126875
  21. Tsukamoto K, Mani DR, Shi J, Zhang S, Haagensen DE, Otsuka F, Guan J, Smith JD, Weng W, Liao R, Kolodgie FD, Virmani R, Krieger M.  Identification of apolipoprotein D as a cardioprotective gene using a mouse model of lethal atherosclerotic coronary artery disease. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2013 Oct 15;110(42):17023-8. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1315986110. Epub 2013 Sep 30.  PMID: 24082102 Free PMC Article
  22. Ali ZA, Roleder T, Narula J, Mohanty BD, Baber U, Kovacic JC, Mintz GS, Otsuka F, Pan S, Virmani R, Sharma SK, Moreno P, Kini AS. Increased thin-cap neoatheroma and periprocedural myocardial infarction in drug-eluting stent restenosis: multimodality intravascular imaging of drug-eluting and bare-metal stents.  Circ Cardiovasc Interv. 2013 Oct 1;6(5):507-17. doi: 10.1161/CIRCINTERVENTIONS.112.000248. Epub 2013 Sep 24.  PMID: 24065447
  23. Sheet D, Karamalis A, Eslami A, Noël P, Virmani R, Nakano M, Chatterjee J, Ray AK, Laine AF, Carlier SG, Navab N, Katouzian A. Hunting for necrosis in the shadows of intravascular ultrasound. Comput Med Imaging Graph. 2014 Mar;38(2):104-12. doi: 10.1016/j.compmedimag.2013.08.002. Epub 2013 Sep 2  PMID: 24035737
  24. Otsuka F, Yahagi K, Sakakura K, Virmani R. Why is the mammary artery so special and what protects it from atherosclerosis?  Ann Cardiothorac Surg. 2013 Jul;2(4):519-26. doi: 10.3978/j.issn.2225-319X.2013.07.06. PMID: 23977631
  25. Dani S, Costa RA, Joshi H, Shah J, Pandya R, Virmani R, Sheiban I, Bhatt S, Abizaid A. First-in-human evaluation of the novel BioMime sirolimus-eluting coronary stent with bioabsorbable polymer for the treatment of single de novo lesions located in native coronary vessels – results from the meriT-1 trial.  EuroIntervention. 2013 Aug 22;9(4):493-500. doi: 10.4244/EIJV9I4A79.  PMID:
  26. Yazdani SK, Sheehy A, Nakano M, Nakazawa G, Vorpahl M, Otsuka F, Donn RS, Perkins LE, Simonton CA, Kolodgie FD, Virmani R. Preclinical evaluation of second-generation everolimus- and zotarolimus-eluting coronary stents.   J Invasive Cardiol. 2013 Aug;25(8):383-90.  PMID: 23913602
  27. Madder RD, Goldstein JA, Madden SP, Puri R, Wolski K, Hendricks M, Sum ST, Kini A, Sharma S, Rizik D, Brilakis ES, Shunk KA, Petersen J, Weisz G, Virmani R, Nicholls SJ, Maehara A, Mintz GS, Stone GW, Muller JE. Detection by near-infrared spectroscopy of large lipid core plaques at culprit sites in patients with acute ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction.  JACC Cardiovasc Interv. 2013 Aug;6(8):838-46. doi: 10.1016/j.jcin.2013.04.012. Epub 2013 Jul 17.  PMID: 23871513
  28. Nakano M, Otsuka F, Yahagi K, Sakakura K, Kutys R, Ladich ER, Finn AV, Kolodgie FD, Virmani R. Human autopsy study of drug-eluting stents restenosis: histomorphological predictors and neointimal characteristics.  Eur Heart J. 2013 Nov;34(42):3304-13. doi: 10.1093/eurheartj/eht241. Epub 2013 Jul 3. PMID: 23824827
  29. Jia H, Abtahian F, Aguirre AD, Lee S, Chia S, Lowe H, Kato K, Yonetsu T, Vergallo R, Hu S, Tian J, Lee H, Park SJ, Jang YS, Raffel OC, Mizuno K, Uemura S, Itoh T, Kakuta T, Choi SY, Dauerman HL, Prasad A, Toma C, McNulty I, Zhang S, Yu B, Fuster V, Narula J, Virmani R, Jang IK. In vivo diagnosis of plaque erosion and calcified nodule in patients with acute coronary syndrome by intravascular optical coherence tomography.  J Am Coll Cardiol. 2013 Nov 5;62(19):1748-58. doi: 10.1016/j.jacc.2013.05.071. Epub 2013 Jun 27. PMID: 23810884
  30. Lemos PA, Farooq V, Takimura CK, Gutierrez PS, Virmani R, Kolodgie F, Christians U, Kharlamov A, Doshi M, Sojitra P, van Beusekom HM, Serruys PW. Emerging technologies: polymer-free phospholipid encapsulated sirolimus nanocarriers for the controlled release of drug from a stent-plus-balloon or a stand-alone balloon catheter.  EuroIntervention. 2013 May 20;9(1):148-56. doi: 10.4244/EIJV9I1A21. PMID: 23685303
  31. Schlett CL, Maurovich-Horvat P, Ferencik M, Alkadhi H, Stolzmann P, Scheffel H, Seifarth H, Nakano M, Do S, Vorpahl M, Kauczor HU, Bamberg F, Tearney GJ, Virmani R, Hoffmann U. Histogram analysis of lipid-core plaques in coronary computed tomographic angiography: ex vivo validation against histology. Invest Radiol. 2013 Sep;48(9):646-53. doi: 10.1097/RLI.0b013e31828fdf9f. PMID: 23614976
  32. Otsuka F, Nakano M, Sakakura K, Ladich E, Kolodgie FD, Virmani R. Unique demands of the femoral anatomy and pathology and the need for unique interventions.  J Cardiovasc Surg (Torino). 2013 Apr;54(2):191-210. Review. PMID: 23558655
  33. Sakakura K, Nakano M, Otsuka F, Ladich E, Kolodgie FD, Virmani R. Pathophysiology of atherosclerosis plaque progression. Heart Lung Circ. 2013 Jun;22(6):399-411. doi: 10.1016/j.hlc.2013.03.001. Epub 2013 Mar 29. Review. Erratum in: Heart Lung Circ. 2014 Apr;23(4):387.  PMID: 23541627
  34. Malle C, Tada T, Steigerwald K, Ughi GJ, Schuster T, Nakano M, Massberg S, Jehle J, Guagliumi G, Kastrati A, Virmani R, Byrne RA, Joner M.  Tissue characterization after drug-eluting stent implantation using optical coherence tomography.  Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2013 Jun;33(6):1376-83. doi: 10.1161/ATVBAHA.113.301227. Epub 2013 Mar 28.  PMID: 23539216
  35. Juni RP, Duckers HJ, Vanhoutte PM, Virmani R, Moens AL. Oxidative stress and pathological changes after coronary artery interventions.  J Am Coll Cardiol. 2013 Apr 9;61(14):1471-81. doi: 10.1016/j.jacc.2012.11.068. Review. PMID: 23500310
  36. Károlyi M, Seifarth H, Liew G, Schlett CL, Maurovich-Horvat P, Stolzmann P, Dai G, Huang S, Goergen CJ, Nakano M, Otsuka F, Virmani R, Hoffmann U, Sosnovik DE. Classification of coronary atherosclerotic plaques ex vivo with T1, T2, and ultrashort echo time CMR. JACC Cardiovasc Imaging. 2013 Apr;6(4):466-74. doi: 10.1016/j.jcmg.2012.09.015. Epub 2013 Mar 14. PMID: 23498670
  37. Narula J, Nakano M, Virmani R, Kolodgie FD, Petersen R, Newcomb R, Malik S, Fuster V, Finn AV. Histopathologic characteristics of atherosclerotic coronary disease and implications of the findings for the invasive and noninvasive detection of vulnerable plaques.  J Am Coll Cardiol. 2013 Mar 12;61(10):1041-51. doi: 10.1016/j.jacc.2012.10.054. PMID: 23473409
  38. Prati F, Uemura S, Souteyrand G, Virmani R, Motreff P, Di Vito L, Biondi-Zoccai G, Halperin J, Fuster V, Ozaki Y, Narula J. OCT-based diagnosis and management of STEMI associated with intact fibrous cap. JACC Cardiovasc Imaging. 2013 Mar;6(3):283-7. doi: 10.1016/j.jcmg.2012.12.007. PMID: 23473109
  39. Otsuka F, Finn AV, Virmani R. Do vulnerable and ruptured plaques hide in heavily calcified arteries?  Atherosclerosis. 2013 Jul;229(1):34-7. doi: 10.1016/j.atherosclerosis.2012.12.032. Epub 2013 Jan 9. No abstract available.  PMID: 23375681
  40. Najafi AH, Aghili N, Tilan JU, Andrews JA, Peng X, Lassance-Soares RM, Sood S, Alderman LO, Abe K, Li L, Kolodgie FD, Virmani R, Zukowska Z, Epstein SE, Burnett MS. A new murine model of stress-induced complex atherosclerotic lesions.  Dis Model Mech. 2013 Mar;6(2):323-31. doi: 10.1242/dmm.009977. Epub 2013 Jan 11.  PMID: 23324329
  41. Rathore S, Ball T, Nakano M, Kaplan A, Virmani R, Foerst J. Circumferential strut fracture as a mechanism of “crush” bifurcation restenosis. Am J Cardiol. 2013 Mar 1;111(5):770-3. doi: 10.1016/j.amjcard.2012.11.030. Epub 2013 Jan 2.  PMID: 23291090
  42. Nieuwstadt HA, Akyildiz AC, Speelman L, Virmani R, van der Lugt A, van der Steen AF, Wentzel JJ, Gijsen FJ. The influence of axial image resolution on atherosclerotic plaque stress computations. J Biomech. 2013 Feb 22;46(4):689-95. doi: 10.1016/j.jbiomech.2012.11.042. Epub 2012 Dec 20. PMID: 23261242
  43. Falk E, Nakano M, Bentzon JF, Finn AV, Virmani R. Update on acute coronary syndromes: the pathologists’ view.  Eur Heart J. 2013 Mar;34(10):719-28. doi: 10.1093/eurheartj/ehs411. Epub 2012 Dec 13. Review.  PMID: 23242196
  44. Otsuka F, Fuster V, Narula J, Virmani R. Omnipresent atherosclerotic disease: time to depart from analysis of individual vascular beds.  Mt Sinai J Med. 2012 Nov-Dec;79(6):641-53. doi: 10.1002/msj.21353. Review.  PMID: 23239203
  45. Maurovich-Horvat P, Schlett CL, Alkadhi H, Nakano M, Otsuka F, Stolzmann P, Scheffel H, Ferencik M, Kriegel MF, Seifarth H, Virmani R, Hoffmann U. The napkin-ring sign indicates advanced atherosclerotic lesions in coronary CT angiography.  JACC Cardiovasc Imaging. 2012 Dec;5(12):1243-52. doi: 10.1016/j.jcmg.2012.03.019. PMID:
  46. Cheng Y, Yi G, Conditt GB, Sheehy A, Kolodgie FD, Tellez A, Polyakov I, Gu A, Aboodi MS, Wallace-Bradley D, Schuster M, Martens T, Itescu S, Kaluza GL, Basu S, Virmani R, Granada JF, Sherman W. Catheter-based endomyocardial delivery of mesenchymal precursor cells using 3D echo guidance improves cardiac function in a chronic myocardial injury ovine model.  Cell Transplant. 2013;22(12):2299-309. doi: 10.3727/096368912X658016. Epub 2012 Oct 25.  PMID: 23107489
  47. Briguori C, Virmani R, Kolodgie F, Byrne RA, Steigerwald K, Orlowski M, Joner M. From bench to bedside: initial experience with the Primus drug-coated balloon catheter.  Minerva Cardioangiol. 2012 Oct;60(5):507-15.  PMID: 23018430
  48. Maurovich-Horvat P, Schlett CL, Alkadhi H, Nakano M, Stolzmann P, Vorpahl M, Scheffel H, Tanaka A, Warger WC 2nd, Maehara A, Ma S, Kriegel MF, Kaple RK, Seifarth H, Bamberg F, Mintz GS, Tearney GJ, Virmani R, Hoffmann U. Differentiation of early from advanced coronary atherosclerotic lesions: systematic comparison of CT, intravascular US, and optical frequency domain imaging with histopathologic examination in ex vivo human hearts. Radiology. 2012 Nov;265(2):393-401. doi: 10.1148/radiol.12111891. Epub 2012 Sep 25. PMID: 23012461
  49. Kang SJ, Nakano M, Virmani R, Song HG, Ahn JM, Kim WJ, Lee JY, Park DW, Lee SW, Kim YH, Lee CW, Park SW, Park SJ. OCT findings in patients with recanalization of organized thrombi in coronary arteries. JACC Cardiovasc Imaging. 2012 Jul;5(7):725-32. doi: 10.1016/j.jcmg.2012.03.012. PMID:
  50. Maldonado N, Kelly-Arnold A, Vengrenyuk Y, Laudier D, Fallon JT, Virmani R, Cardoso L, Weinbaum S. A mechanistic analysis of the role of microcalcifications in atherosclerotic plaque stability: potential implications for plaque rupture. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2012 Sep 1;303(5):H619-28. doi: 10.1152/ajpheart.00036.2012. Epub 2012 Jul 9. PMID: 22777419
  51. Seifarth H, Schlett CL, Nakano M, Otsuka F, Károlyi M, Liew G, Maurovich-Horvat P, Alkadhi H, Virmani R, Hoffmann U. Histopathological correlates of the napkin-ring sign plaque in coronary CT angiography. Atherosclerosis. 2012 Sep;224(1):90-6. doi: 10.1016/j.atherosclerosis.2012.06.021. Epub 2012 Jun 21. PMID: 22771191
  52. Yazdani SK, Farb A, Nakano M, Vorpahl M, Ladich E, Finn AV, Kolodgie FD, Virmani R. Pathology of drug-eluting versus bare-metal stents in saphenous vein bypass graft lesions. JACC Cardiovasc Interv. 2012 Jun;5(6):666-74. doi: 10.1016/j.jcin.2011.12.017.  PMID: 22721663
  53. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2012 Jun 5;59(23):2051-7. doi: 10.1016/j.jacc.2011.10.909. Review. Park SJ, Kang SJ, Virmani R, Nakano M, Ueda Y. In-stent neoatherosclerosis: a final common pathway of late stent failure. PMID: 22651862
  54. Otsuka F, Finn AV, Yazdani SK, Nakano M, Kolodgie FD, Virmani R. The importance of the endothelium in atherothrombosis and coronary stenting. Nat Rev Cardiol. 2012 May 22;9(8):439-53. doi: 10.1038/nrcardio.2012.64. Review. Erratum in: Nat Rev Cardiol. 2013 Jun;10(6):300.  PMID: 22614618
  55. Maehara A, Cristea E, Mintz GS, Lansky AJ, Dressler O, Biro S, Templin B, Virmani R, de Bruyne B, Serruys PW, Stone GW.  Definitions and methodology for the grayscale and radiofrequency intravascular ultrasound and coronary angiographic analyses. JACC Cardiovasc Imaging. 2012 Mar;5(3 Suppl):S1-9. doi: 10.1016/j.jcmg.2011.11.019. PMID: 22421222
  56. Tearney GJ, Regar E, Akasaka T, Adriaenssens T, Barlis P, Bezerra HG, Bouma B, Bruining N, Cho JM, Chowdhary S, Costa MA, de Silva R, Dijkstra J, Di Mario C, Dudek D, Falk E, Feldman MD, Fitzgerald P, Garcia-Garcia HM, Gonzalo N, Granada JF, Guagliumi G, Holm NR, Honda Y, Ikeno F, Kawasaki M, Kochman J, Koltowski L, Kubo T, Kume T, Kyono H, Lam CC, Lamouche G, Lee DP, Leon MB, Maehara A, Manfrini O, Mintz GS, Mizuno K, Morel MA, Nadkarni S, Okura H, Otake H, Pietrasik A, Prati F, Räber L, Radu MD, Rieber J, Riga M, Rollins A, Rosenberg M, Sirbu V, Serruys PW, Shimada K, Shinke T, Shite J, Siegel E, Sonoda S, Suter M, Takarada S, Tanaka A, Terashima M, Thim T, Uemura S, Ughi GJ, van Beusekom HM, van der Steen AF, van Es GA, van Soest G, Virmani R, Waxman S, Weissman NJ, Weisz G; International Working Group for Intravascular Optical Coherence Tomography (IWG-IVOCT). Consensus standards for acquisition, measurement, and reporting of intravascular optical coherence tomography studies: a report from the International Working Group for Intravascular Optical Coherence Tomography Standardization and Validation.  J Am Coll Cardiol. 2012 Mar 20;59(12):1058-72. doi: 10.1016/j.jacc.2011.09.079. Erratum in: J Am Coll Cardiol. 2012 May 1;59(18):1662. Dudeck, Darius [corrected to Dudek, Darius]; Falk, Erlin [corrected to Falk, Erling]; Garcia, Hector [corrected to Garcia-Garcia, Hector M]; Sonada, Shinjo [corrected to Sonoda, Shinjo]; Troels, Thim [corrected to Thim, Troels]; van Es, Gerrit-Ann [corrected to van Es, Gerrit-Anne].  PMID: 22421299
  57. Acute coronary events. Arbab-Zadeh A, Nakano M, Virmani R, Fuster V.  Circulation. 2012 Mar 6;125(9):1147-56. doi: 10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.111.047431. Review. No abstract available.  PMID: 22392862
  58. Late complication: Xience V stent fractures with restenosis.  Foerst JR, Ball TC, Nakano M, Virmani R, Kaplan AV.  JACC Cardiovasc Interv. 2012 Feb;5(2):239-42. doi: 10.1016/j.jcin.2011.09.024. No abstract available.   PMID: 22361610
  59. Guagliumi G, Sirbu V, Musumeci G, Gerber R, Biondi-Zoccai G, Ikejima H, Ladich E, Lortkipanidze N, Matiashvili A, Valsecchi O, Virmani R, Stone GW.  Examination of the in vivo mechanisms of late drug-eluting stent thrombosis: findings from optical coherence tomography and intravascular ultrasound imaging. JACC Cardiovasc Interv. 2012 Jan;5(1):12-20. doi: 10.1016/j.jcin.2011.09.018.  PMID: 22230145
  60. Nakano M, Otsuka F, Virmani R. Letter by Nakano et Al regarding article, “optical coherence tomographic analysis of in-stent neoatherosclerosis after drug-eluting stent implantation”. Circulation. 2011 Dec 20;124(25):e954; author reply e955. doi: 10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.111.048736. No abstract available.  PMID: 22184050
  61. Nakano M, Otsuka F, Finn AV, Virmani R.  Microvascular obstruction is caused by atherothrombosis in patients with acute coronary syndrome undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention.  Circ Cardiovasc Imaging. 2011 Nov;4(6):597-600. doi: 10.1161/CIRCIMAGING.111.969683. No abstract available.  PMID: 22086941
  62. In vitro and in vivo characterisation of biodegradable polymer-based drug-eluting stent. Yazdani SK, Vorpahl M, Nakano M, Su SH, Kolodgie FD, Virmani R. EuroIntervention. 2011 Nov;7(7):835-43. doi: 10.4244/EIJV7I7A131. PMID: 22082579
  63. Fefer P, Tsimikas S, Segev A, Sparkes J, Otsuka F, Kolodgie F, Virmani R, Juliano J, Charron T, Strauss BH. The role of oxidized phospholipids, lipoprotein (a) and biomarkers of oxidized lipoproteins in chronically occluded coronary arteries in sudden cardiac death and following successful percutaneous revascularization.  Cardiovasc Revasc Med. 2012 Jan-Feb;13(1):11-9. doi: 10.1016/j.carrev.2011.08.001. Epub 2011 Nov 13. Erratum in: Cardiovasc Revasc Med. 2014 Mar;15(2):127. Otsuma, Fumiyuki [corrected to Otsuka, Fumiyuki].  PMID: 22079685
  64. Yazdani SK, Nakano M, Otsuka F, Kolodgie FD, Virmani R.  Atheroma and coronary bifurcations: before and after stenting.  EuroIntervention. 2010 Dec;6 Suppl J:J24-30. doi: 10.4244/EIJV6SUPJA5. Review.  PMID: 21930487
  65. Nakano M, Vorpahl M, Otsuka F, Virmani R.  Optical frequency domain imaging of stent fracture and coronary dissection associated with intraplaque hemorrhage.  JACC Cardiovasc Interv. 2011 Sep;4(9):1047-8. doi: 10.1016/j.jcin.2011.05.020. PMID: 21939948
  66. Ladich E, Nakano M, Carter-Monroe N, Virmani R. Pathology of calcific aortic stenosis. Future Cardiol. 2011 Sep;7(5):629-42. doi: 10.2217/fca.11.53. Review. PMID: 21929343
  67. Lee JB, Mintz GS, Lisauskas JB, Biro SG, Pu J, Sum ST, Madden SP, Burke AP, Goldstein J, Stone GW, Virmani R, Muller JE, Maehara A. Histopathologic validation of the intravascular ultrasound diagnosis of calcified coronary artery nodules. Am J Cardiol. 2011 Dec 1;108(11):1547-51. doi: 10.1016/j.amjcard.2011.07.014. Epub 2011 Aug 25.  PMID: 21872195
  68. Schipper ME, Stella PR, de Jonge N, Virmani R, de Weger RA, Vink A. Embolization of hydrophilic coating material to small intracardial arteries after multiple percutaneous transluminal angioplasty procedure  Int J Cardiol. 2012 Mar 22;155(3):e45-6. doi: 10.1016/j.ijcard.2011.07.055. Epub 2011 Aug 17. No abstract available.   PMID: 21851997
  69. Sheehy A, Hsu S, Sinn I, Tai J, Kolodgie FD, Nakazawa G, Yazdani SK, Quee SC, Virmani R, Polyakov I.  Vascular response to coronary artery stenting in mature and juvenile swine.  Cardiovasc Revasc Med. 2011 Nov-Dec;12(6):375-84. doi: 10.1016/j.carrev.2011.05.003. Epub 2011 Jul 8.  PMID: 21741885
  70. Larsen K, Cheng C, Tempel D, Parker S, Yazdani S, den Dekker WK, Houtgraaf JH, de Jong R, Swager-ten Hoor S, Ligtenberg E, Hanson SR, Rowland S, Kolodgie F, Serruys PW, Virmani R, Duckers HJ.  Capture of circulatory endothelial progenitor cells and accelerated re-endothelialization of a bio-engineered stent in human ex vivo shunt and rabbit denudation model.  Eur Heart J. 2012 Jan;33(1):120-8. doi: 10.1093/eurheartj/ehr196. Epub 2011 Jul 6.    PMID: 21733913
  71. Farooq V, Onuma Y, Radu M, Okamura T, Gomez-Lara J, Brugaletta S, Gogas BD, van Geuns RJ, Regar E, Schultz C, Windecker S, Lefèvre T, Brueren BR, Powers J, Perkins LL, Rapoza RJ, Virmani R, García-García HM, Serruys PW.  Optical coherence tomography (OCT) of overlapping bioresorbable scaffolds: from benchwork to clinical application.  EuroIntervention. 2011 Jul;7(3):386-99. doi: 10.4244/EIJV7I3A64. No abstract available.   PMID: 21729842
  72. Ozaki Y, Okumura M, Ismail TF, Motoyama S, Naruse H, Hattori K, Kawai H, Sarai M, Takagi Y, Ishii J, Anno H, Virmani R, Serruys PW, Narula J. Coronary CT angiographic characteristics of culprit lesions in acute coronary syndromes not related to plaque rupture as defined by optical coherence tomography and angioscopy.  Eur Heart J. 2011 Nov;32(22):2814-23. doi: 10.1093/eurheartj/ehr189. Epub 2011 Jun 30.  PMID: 21719455
  73. Virmani R. Are our tools for the identification of TCFA ready and do we know them?   JACC Cardiovasc Imaging. 2011 Jun;4(6):656-8. doi: 10.1016/j.jcmg.2011.01.019. No abstract available.   PMID: 21679901
  74. Akyildiz AC, Speelman L, van Brummelen H, Gutiérrez MA, Virmani R, van der Lugt A, van der Steen AF, Wentzel JJ, Gijsen FJ.  Effects of intima stiffness and plaque morphology on peak cap stress. Biomed Eng Online. 2011 Apr 8;10:25. doi: 10.1186/1475-925X-10-25. PMID: 21477277
  75. Nakazawa G, Otsuka F, Nakano M, Vorpahl M, Yazdani SK, Ladich E, Kolodgie FD, Finn AV, Virmani R.  The pathology of neoatherosclerosis in human coronary implants bare-metal and drug-eluting stents.  J Am Coll Cardiol. 2011 Mar 15;57(11):1314-22. doi: 10.1016/j.jacc.2011.01.011. PMID: 21376502
  76. Singh PP, Abbott JD, Lombardero MS, Sutton-Tyrrell K, Woodhead G, Venkitachalam L, Tsapatsaris NP, Piemonte TC, Lago RM, Rutter MK, Nesto RW; Bypass Angioplasty Revascularization Investigation 2 Diabetes Study Group. The prevalence and predictors of an abnormal ankle-brachial index in the Bypass Angioplasty Revascularization Investigation 2 Diabetes (BARI 2D) trial.  Diabetes Care. 2011 Feb;34(2):464-7. doi: 10.2337/dc10-1734.  PMID: 21270200
  77. Alfonso F, Virmani R.  New morphological insights on coronary plaque rupture: bridging the gap from anatomy to clinical presentation?  JACC Cardiovasc Interv. 2011 Jan;4(1):83-6. doi: 10.1016/j.jcin.2010.11.005. No abstract available.   PMID: 21251633
  78. Nakazawa G, Finn AV, Vorpahl M, Ladich ER, Kolodgie FD, Virmani R. Coronary responses and differential mechanisms of late stent thrombosis attributed to first-generation sirolimus- and paclitaxel-eluting stents.  J Am Coll Cardiol. 2011 Jan 25;57(4):390-8. doi: 10.1016/j.jacc.2010.05.066.  PMID: 21251578
  79. Vorpahl M, Yazdani SK, Nakano M, Ladich E, Kolodgie FD, Finn AV, Virmani R. Pathobiology of stent thrombosis after drug-eluting stent implantation. Curr Pharm Des. 2010;16(36):4064-71. Review. PMID: 21208180
  80.  Ferrante G, Nakano M, Prati F, Niccoli G, Mallus MT, Ramazzotti V, Montone RA, Kolodgie FD, Virmani R, Crea F.  High levels of systemic myeloperoxidase are associated with coronary plaque erosion in patients with acute coronary syndromes: a clinicopathological study.  Circulation. 2010 Dec 14;122(24):2505-13. doi: 10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.110.955302. Epub 2010 Nov 29.  PMID: 21126969
  81. Angeli FS, Amabile N, Shapiro M, Mirsky R, Bartlett L, Zhang Y, Virmani R, Chatterjee K, Boyle A, Grossman W, Yeghiazarians Y.  Cytokine combination therapy with erythropoietin and granulocyte colony stimulating factor in a porcine model of acute myocardial infarction.   Cardiovasc Drugs Ther. 2010 Dec;24(5-6):409-20. doi: 10.1007/s10557-010-6263-7.  PMID: 20809214
  82. Olive M, Harten I, Mitchell R, Beers JK, Djabali K, Cao K, Erdos MR, Blair C, Funke B, Smoot L, Gerhard-Herman M, Machan JT, Kutys R, Virmani R, Collins FS, Wight TN, Nabel EG, Gordon LB.  Cardiovascular pathology in Hutchinson-Gilford progeria: correlation with the vascular pathology of aging.  Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2010 Nov;30(11):2301-9. doi: 10.1161/ATVBAHA.110.209460. Epub 2010 Aug 26.  PMID: 20798379
  83. Donnelly P, Maurovich-Horvat P, Vorpahl M, Nakano M, Kaple RK, Warger W, Tanaka A, Tearney G, Virmani R, Hoffmann U.  Multimodality imaging atlas of coronary atherosclerosis.   JACC Cardiovasc Imaging. 2010 Aug;3(8):876-80. doi: 10.1016/j.jcmg.2010.06.006. No abstract available.  PMID: 20705270
  84. Carter-Monroe N, Ladich E, Virmani R, Kolodgie FD.  Histopathologic assessment of myocardial regeneration.  Methods Mol Biol. 2010  60:125-48. doi: 10.1007/978-1-60761-705-1_9.  PMID: 20680817
  85. Foerst JR, Ball TC, Vorpahl M, Virmani R, Kaplan AV. Post-mortem micro computed tomography evaluation of very late stent thrombosis.  J Am Coll Cardiol. 2010 Jul 6;56(2):e3. doi: 10.1016/j.jacc.2010.03.035. No abstract available.  PMID: 20620722
  86. Angeli FS, Amabile N, Burjonroppa S, Shapiro M, Bartlett L, Zhang Y, Virmani R, Chatterjee K, Boyle A, Grossman W, Yeghiazarians Y.  Prolonged therapy with erythropoietin is safe and prevents deterioration of left ventricular systolic function in a porcine model of myocardial infarction.  J Card Fail. 2010 Jul;16(7):579-89. doi: 10.1016/j.cardfail.2010.02.008. Epub 2010 Apr 3.  PMID: 20610234
  87. Angeli FS, Smith C, Amabile N, Shapiro M, Bartlett L, Virmani R, Chatterjee K, Boyle A, Grossman W, Yeghiazarians Y.  Granulocyte colony stimulating factor in myocardial infarction with low ejection fraction.  Cytokine. 2010 Sep;51(3):278-85. doi: 10.1016/j.cyto.2010.06.003. Epub 2010 Jul 6.  PMID: 20609597
  88. Finn AV, Nakano M, Narula J, Kolodgie FD, Virmani R.  Concept of vulnerable/unstable plaque.  Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2010 Jul;30(7):1282-92. doi: 10.1161/ATVBAHA.108.179739. Review.  PMID: 20554950
  89. Rudd JH, Narula J, Strauss HW, Virmani R, Machac J, Klimas M, Tahara N, Fuster V, Warburton EA, Fayad ZA, Tawakol AA.  Imaging atherosclerotic plaque inflammation by fluorodeoxyglucose with positron emission tomography: ready for prime time?  J Am Coll Cardiol. 2010 Jun 8;55(23):2527-35. doi: 10.1016/j.jacc.2009.12.061. Review.  PMID: 20513592
  90. García-García HM, Mintz GS, Lerman A, Vince DG, Margolis MP, van Es GA, Morel MA, Nair A, Virmani R, Burke AP, Stone GW, Serruys PW. Tissue characterisation using intravascular radiofrequency data analysis: recommendations for acquisition, analysis, interpretation and reporting.  EuroIntervention. 2009 Jun;5(2):177-89. Review.  PMID: 20449928
  91. Waxman S, Freilich MI, Suter MJ, Shishkov M, Bilazarian S, Virmani R, Bouma BE, Tearney GJ. A case of lipid core plaque progression and rupture at the edge of a coronary stent: elucidating the mechanisms of drug-eluting stent failure.  Circ Cardiovasc Interv. 2010 Apr;3(2):193-6. doi: 10.1161/CIRCINTERVENTIONS.109.917955. No abstract available.   PMID: 20407116
  92. Tada N, Virmani R, Grant G, Bartlett L, Black A, Clavijo C, Christians U, Betts R, Savage D, Su SH, Shulze J, Kar S. Polymer-free biolimus a9-coated stent demonstrates more sustained intimal inhibition, improved healing, and reduced inflammation compared with a polymer-coated sirolimus-eluting cypher stent in a porcine model.  Circ Cardiovasc Interv. 2010 Apr;3(2):174-83. doi: 10.1161/CIRCINTERVENTIONS.109.877522.  PMID: 20407114
  93. Maurovich-Horvat P, Hoffmann U, Vorpahl M, Nakano M, Virmani R, Alkadhi H.  The napkin-ring sign: CT signature of high-risk coronary plaques?  JACC Cardiovasc Imaging. 2010 Apr;3(4):440-4. doi: 10.1016/j.jcmg.2010.02.003. No abstract available.   PMID: 20394906
  94. Nakazawa G, Yazdani SK, Finn AV, Vorpahl M, Kolodgie FD, Virmani R.  Pathological findings at bifurcation lesions: the impact of flow distribution on atherosclerosis and arterial healing after stent implantation.   J Am Coll Cardiol. 2010 Apr 20;55(16):1679-87. doi: 10.1016/j.jacc.2010.01.021.  PMID: 20394871
  95. Bekkers SC, Yazdani SK, Virmani R, Waltenberger J.  Microvascular obstruction: underlying pathophysiology and clinical diagnosis.  J Am Coll Cardiol. 2010 Apr 20;55(16):1649-60. doi: 10.1016/j.jacc.2009.12.037. Review.   PMID: 20394867
  96. Vorpahl M, Nakano M, Virmani R.  Small black holes in optical frequency domain imaging matches intravascular neoangiogenesis formation in histology.  Eur Heart J. 2010 Aug;31(15):1889. doi: 10.1093/eurheartj/ehq087. Epub 2010 Apr 12. No abstract available.   PMID: 20388626
  97. Nakazawa G, Granada JF, Alviar CL, Tellez A, Kaluza GL, Guilhermier MY, Parker S, Rowland SM, Kolodgie FD, Leon MB, Virmani R.  Anti-CD34 antibodies immobilized on the surface of sirolimus-eluting stents enhance stent endothelialization.  JACC Cardiovasc Interv. 2010 Jan;3(1):68-75. doi: 10.1016/j.jcin.2009.09.015.  PMID: 20129572
  98. Goldstein JA, Grines C, Fischell T, Virmani R, Rizik D, Muller J, Dixon SR. Coronary embolization following balloon dilation of lipid-core plaques.  JACC Cardiovasc Imaging. 2009 Dec;2(12):1420-4. doi: 10.1016/j.jcmg.2009.10.003. No abstract available.  PMID: 20083078
  99. Finn AV, Vorpahl M, Ladich E, Virmani R. Future directions in stenting.   Expert Rev Cardiovasc Ther. 2010 Jan;8(1):1-6. doi: 10.1586/erc.09.144. No abstract available.   PMID: 20014929
  100. Vorpahl M, Finn AV, Nakano M, Virmani R. The bioabsorption process: tissue and cellular mechanisms and outcomes.   EuroIntervention. 2009 Dec 15;5 Suppl F:F28-35. doi: 10.4244/EIJV5IFA5. Review. No abstract available.    PMID: 22100673
  101. Schwartz RS, Burke A, Farb A, Kaye D, Lesser JR, Henry TD, Virmani R. Microemboli and microvascular obstruction in acute coronary thrombosis and sudden coronary death: relation to epicardial plaque histopathology.   J Am Coll Cardiol. 2009 Dec 1;54(23):2167-73. doi: 10.1016/j.jacc.2009.07.042.  PMID: 19942088
  102. Nakazawa G, Finn AV, Vorpahl M, Ladich E, Kutys R, Balazs I, Kolodgie FD, Virmani R.  Incidence and predictors of drug-eluting stent fracture in human coronary artery a pathologic analysis.  J Am Coll Cardiol. 2009 Nov 17;54(21):1924-31. doi: 10.1016/j.jacc.2009.05.075.  PMID: 19909872
  103. Vorpahl M, Finn AV, Nakano M, Virmani R.  Do we really understand pimecrolimus?   JACC Cardiovasc Interv. 2009 Oct;2(10):1025-7. doi: 10.1016/j.jcin.2009.08.007. No abstract available.   PMID: 19850265
  104. Vorpahl M, Virmani R, Ladich E, Finn AV. Vascular remodeling after coronary stent implantation.  Minerva Cardioangiol. 2009 Oct;57(5):621-8. Review.  PMID: 19838152
  105. Kramer MC, Rittersma SZ, de Winter RJ, Ladich ER, Fowler DR, Liang YH, Kutys R, Carter-Monroe N, Kolodgie FD, van der Wal AC, Virmani R.  Relationship of thrombus healing to underlying plaque morphology in sudden coronary death.  J Am Coll Cardiol. 2010 Jan 12;55(2):122-32. doi: 10.1016/j.jacc.2009.09.007. Epub 2009 Oct 8.  PMID: 19818571
  106. Nakazawa G, Ladich E, Virmani R.  Are drug-eluting stents safe?: Definitely! Or probably… possibly? Or maybe not yet….  Clin Pharmacol Ther. 2009 Aug;86(2):127-30. doi: 10.1038/clpt.2009.113. No abstract available.  PMID: 19621005
  107. Cook S, Ladich E, Nakazawa G, Eshtehardi P, Neidhart M, Vogel R, Togni M, Wenaweser P, Billinger M, Seiler C, Gay S, Meier B, Pichler WJ, Jüni P, Virmani R, Windecker S.  Correlation of intravascular ultrasound findings with histopathological analysis of thrombus aspirates in patients with very late drug-eluting stent thrombosis.  Circulation. 2009 Aug 4;120(5):391-9. doi: 10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.109.854398. Epub 2009 Jul 20.  PMID: 19620501
  108. Wilson GJ, Nakazawa G, Schwartz RS, Huibregtse B, Poff B, Herbst TJ, Baim DS, Virmani R.  Comparison of inflammatory response after implantation of sirolimus- and paclitaxel-eluting stents in porcine coronary arteries.  Circulation. 2009 Jul 14;120(2):141-9, 1-2. doi: 10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.107.730010. Epub 2009 Jun 29.  PMID: 19564562
  109. Motoyama S, Sarai M, Harigaya H, Anno H, Inoue K, Hara T, Naruse H, Ishii J, Hishida H, Wong ND, Virmani R, Kondo T, Ozaki Y, Narula J. Computed tomographic angiography characteristics of atherosclerotic plaques subsequently resulting in acute coronary syndrome.  J Am Coll Cardiol. 2009 Jun 30;54(1):49-57. doi: 10.1016/j.jacc.2009.02.068.  PMID: 19555840
  110. Finn AV, Kramer MC, Vorpahl M, Kolodgie FD, Virmani R. Pharmacotherapy of coronary atherosclerosis.  Expert Opin Pharmacother. 2009 Jul;10(10):1587-603. doi: 10.1517/14656560902988494. Review.  PMID: 19527187
  111. Finn AV, Nakazawa G, Kolodgie F, Virmani R.  Drug eluting or bare metal stent for acute myocardial infarction: an issue of safety?  Eur Heart J. 2009 Aug;30(15):1828-30. doi: 10.1093/eurheartj/ehp237. Epub 2009 Jun 10. No abstract available.   PMID: 19515688
  112. BARI 2D Study Group, Frye RL, August P, Brooks MM, Hardison RM, Kelsey SF, MacGregor JM, Orchard TJ, Chaitman BR, Genuth SM, Goldberg SH, Hlatky MA, Jones TL, Molitch ME, Nesto RW, Sako EY, Sobel BE. A randomized trial of therapies for type 2 diabetes and coronary artery disease.  N Engl J Med. 2009 Jun 11;360(24):2503-15. doi: 10.1056/NEJMoa0805796. Epub 2009 Jun 7.  PMID: 19502645
  113. The race to achieve the gold standard in coronary imaging.  Guagliumi G, Virmani R.  Rev Esp Cardiol. 2009 Jun;62(6):599-602. English, Spanish. No abstract available.   PMID: 19480754
  114. Finn AV, Nakazawa G, Kolodgie FD, Virmani R.  Temporal course of neointimal formation after drug-eluting stent placement: is our understanding of restenosis changing?  JACC Cardiovasc Interv. 2009 Apr;2(4):300-2. doi: 10.1016/j.jcin.2009.01.004. No abstract available. Erratum in: JACC Cardiovasc Interv. 2009 Jun;2(6):581.  PMID: 19463440
  115. Nakazawa G, Vorpahl M, Finn AV, Narula J, Virmani R.  One step forward and two steps back with drug-eluting-stents: from preventing restenosis to causing late thrombosis and nouveau atherosclerosis.  JACC Cardiovasc Imaging. 2009 May;2(5):625-8. doi: 10.1016/j.jcmg.2009.01.011. No abstract available.  PMID: 19442951
  116. Sluimer JC, Kolodgie FD, Bijnens AP, Maxfield K, Pacheco E, Kutys B, Duimel H, Frederik PM, van Hinsbergh VW, Virmani R, Daemen MJ.  Thin-walled microvessels in human coronary atherosclerotic plaques show incomplete endothelial junctions relevance of compromised structural integrity for intraplaque microvascular leakage.  J Am Coll Cardiol. 2009 Apr 28;53(17):1517-27. doi: 10.1016/j.jacc.2008.12.056.  PMID: 19389562
  117. Gardner CM, Tan H, Hull EL, Lisauskas JB, Sum ST, Meese TM, Jiang C, Madden SP, Caplan JD, Burke AP, Virmani R, Goldstein J, Muller JE.  Detection of lipid core coronary plaques in autopsy specimens with a novel catheter-based near-infrared spectroscopy system. JACC Cardiovasc Imaging. 2008 Sep;1(5):638-48. doi: 10.1016/j.jcmg.2008.06.001.  PMID: 19356494
  118. Finn AV, Nakazawa G, Ladich E, Kolodgie FD, Virmani R.  Does underlying plaque morphology play a role in vessel healing after drug-eluting stent implantation?  JACC Cardiovasc Imaging. 2008 Jul;1(4):485-8. doi: 10.1016/j.jcmg.2008.04.007. No abstract available.   PMID: 19356471
  119. Pop-Busui R, Lu J, Lopes N, Jones TL; BARI 2D Investigators.  Prevalence of diabetic peripheral neuropathy and relation to glycemic control therapies at baseline in the BARI 2D cohort.  J Peripher Nerv Syst. 2009 Mar;14(1):1-13. doi: 10.1111/j.1529-8027.2009.00200.x.  PMID: 19335534
  120. Tahara N, Imaizumi T, Virmani R, Narula J. Clinical feasibility of molecular imaging of plaque inflammation in atherosclerosis.  J Nucl Med. 2009 Mar;50(3):331-4. doi: 10.2967/jnumed.108.060376. Epub 2009 Feb 17. Review.  PMID: 192234
  121. Nakazawa G, Finn AV, Kolodgie FD, Virmani R.  A review of current devices and a look at new technology: drug-eluting stents.  Expert Rev Med Devices. 2009 Jan;6(1):33-42. doi: 10.1586/17434440.6.1.33. Review.  PMID: 1910577
  122. Nakazawa G, Finn AV, Ladich E, Ribichini F, Coleman L, Kolodgie FD, Virmani R. Drug-eluting stent safety: findings from preclinical studies.  Expert Rev Cardiovasc Ther. 2008 Nov;6(10):1379-91. doi: 10.1586/14779072.6.10.1379. Review. PMID: 1901869
  123. Waksman R, McEwan PE, Moore TI, Pakala R, Kolodgie FD, Hellinga DG, Seabron RC, Rychnovsky SJ, Vasek J, Scott RW, Virmani R. PhotoPoint photodynamic therapy promotes stabilization of atherosclerotic plaques and inhibits plaque progression.  J Am Coll Cardiol. 2008 Sep 16;52(12):1024-32. doi: 10.1016/j.jacc.2008.06.023.  PMID: 1878648
  124. Lanzer P, Sternberg K, Schmitz KP, Kolodgie F, Nakazawa G, Virmani R. Drug-eluting coronary stent very late thrombosis revisited.  Herz. 2008 Jul;33(5):334-42. doi: 10.1007/s00059-008-3080-x. Epub 2008 Sep 5. Review.  PMID: 1877315
  125. Bypass Angioplasty Revascularization Investigation 2 Diabetes Study Group.  Baseline characteristics of patients with diabetes and coronary artery disease enrolled in the Bypass Angioplasty Revascularization Investigation 2 Diabetes (BARI 2D) trial.  Am Heart J. 2008 Sep;156(3):528-536, 536.e1-5. doi: 10.1016/j.ahj.2008.05.015. Epub 2008 Jul 31.  PMID: 1876013
  126. Nakazawa G, Finn AV, Joner M, Ladich E, Kutys R, Mont EK, Gold HK, Burke AP, Kolodgie FD, Virmani R.  Delayed arterial healing and increased late stent thrombosis at culprit sites after drug-eluting stent placement for acute myocardial infarction patients: an autopsy study.  Circulation. 2008 Sep 9;118(11):1138-45. doi: 10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.107.762047. Epub 2008 Aug 25.  PMID: 1872548
  127. Narula J, Garg P, Achenbach S, Motoyama S, Virmani R, Strauss HW. Arithmetic of vulnerable plaques for noninvasive imaging.  Nat Clin Pract Cardiovasc Med. 2008 Aug;5 Suppl 2:S2-10. doi: 10.1038/ncpcardio1247. Review.  PMID: 1864160
  128. Tavora F, Burke A, Kutys R, Li L, Virmani R.  Total anomalous origin of the coronary circulation from the right pulmonary artery.  Cardiovasc Pathol. 2008 Jul-Aug;17(4):246-9. doi: 10.1016/j.carpath.2007.05.004. Epub 2007 Jul 5. PMID: 1840279
  129. Xu C, Schmitt JM, Carlier SG, Virmani R. Characterization of atherosclerosis plaques by measuring both backscattering and attenuation coefficients in optical coherence tomography.  J Biomed Opt. 2008 May-Jun;13(3):034003. doi: 10.1117/1.2927464.  PMID: 1860154
  130. Ishii Y, Sakamoto S, Kronengold RT, Virmani R, Rivera EA, Goldman SM, Prechtel EJ, Hill JG, Damiano RJ Jr. A novel bioengineered small-caliber vascular graft incorporating heparin and sirolimus: excellent 6-month patency.  J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2008 Jun;135(6):1237-45; discussion 1245-6. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2007.09.077. Epub 2008 May 23.  PMID: 1854436
  131. Nasu K, Tsuchikane E, Katoh O, Vince DG, Margolis PM, Virmani R, Surmely JF, Ehara M, Kinoshita Y, Fujita H, Kimura M, Asakura K, Asakura Y, Matsubara T, Terashima M, Suzuki T. Impact of intramural thrombus in coronary arteries on the accuracy of tissue characterization by in vivo intravascular ultrasound radiofrequency data analysis.  Am J Cardiol. 2008 Apr 15;101(8):1079-83. doi: 10.1016/j.amjcard.2007.11.064. Epub 2008 Feb 11.  PMID: 1839443
  132. Nakazawa G, Cheng Q, Xu X, Finn AV, Kolodgie FD, Virmani R. Drug-eluting stent implantation may not affect vasomotor function in early phase.  J Am Coll Cardiol. 2008 Mar 18;51(11):1124-5; author reply 1125. doi: 10.1016/j.jacc.2007.11.055. No abstract available.   PMID: 1834223
  133. König A, Margolis MP, Virmani R, Holmes D, Klauss V.  Technology insight: in vivo coronary plaque classification by intravascular ultrasonography radiofrequency analysis.  Nat Clin Pract Cardiovasc Med. 2008 Apr;5(4):219-29. doi: 10.1038/ncpcardio1123. Epub 2008 Feb 26. Review  PMID: 1830138
  134. Nakazawa G, Finn AV, Virmani R. Drug-eluting stent pathology–should we still be cautious?  Nat Clin Pract Cardiovasc Med. 2008 Jan;5(1):1. No abstract available.   PMID: 1809466
  135. Hashemi SM, Ghods S, Kolodgie FD, Parcham-Azad K, Keane M, Hamamdzic D, Young R, Rippy MK, Virmani R, Litt H, Wilensky RL.  A placebo controlled, dose-ranging, safety study of allogenic mesenchymal stem cells injected by endomyocardial delivery after an acute myocardial infarction.  Eur Heart J. 2008 Jan;29(2):251-9. Epub 2007 Dec 11.  PMID: 1807322
  136. Finn AV, Nakazawa G, Narula J, Virmani R.  Culprit plaque in myocardial infarction going beyond angiography.  J Am Coll Cardiol. 2007 Dec 4;50(23):2204-6. Epub 2007 Nov 19. No abstract available.  PMID: 1806106
  137. Waksman R, Pakala R, Baffour R, Hellinga D, Seabron R, Tio FO, Wittchow E, Tittelbach M, Diener T, Harder C, Virmani R, Jones R.  Efficacy and safety of pimecrolimus-eluting stents in porcine coronary arteries.  Cardiovasc Revasc Med. 2007 Oct-Dec;8(4):259-74.  PMID: 18053948
  138. Nakazawa G, Finn AV, John MC, Kolodgie FD, Virmani R.  The significance of preclinical evaluation of sirolimus-, paclitaxel-, and zotarolimus-eluting stents.  Am J Cardiol. 2007 Oct 22;100(8B):36M-44M. Review.  PMID: 17950831
  139. Kolodgie FD, Burke AP, Nakazawa G, Cheng Q, Xu X, Virmani R.  Free cholesterol in atherosclerotic plaques: where does it come from?  Curr Opin Lipidol. 2007 Oct;18(5):500-7. Review.  PMID: 17885419
  140. Ribichini F, Pugno F, Ferrero V, Wijns W, Vacca G, Vassanelli C, Virmani R.  Long-term histological and immunohistochemical findings in human venous aorto-coronary bypass grafts.  Clin Sci (Lond). 2008 Feb;114(3):211-20.  PMID: 17848140
  141. Cheruvu PK, Finn AV, Gardner C, Caplan J, Goldstein J, Stone GW, Virmani R, Muller JE. Frequency and distribution of thin-cap fibroatheroma and ruptured plaques in human coronary arteries: a pathologic study.  J Am Coll Cardiol. 2007 Sep 4;50(10):940-9. Epub 2007 Aug 20.   PMID: 17765120
  142. Jain RK, Finn AV, Kolodgie FD, Gold HK, Virmani R.  Antiangiogenic therapy for normalization of atherosclerotic plaque vasculature: a potential strategy for plaque stabilization.  Nat Clin Pract Cardiovasc Med. 2007 Sep;4(9):491-502. Review.  PMID: 17712362
  143. Motoyama S, Kondo T, Sarai M, Sugiura A, Harigaya H, Sato T, Inoue K, Okumura M, Ishii J, Anno H, Virmani R, Ozaki Y, Hishida H, Narula J.  Multislice computed tomographic characteristics of coronary lesions in acute coronary syndromes.  J Am Coll Cardiol. 2007 Jul 24;50(4):319-26. Epub 2007 Jul 6.  PMID: 17659199
  144. Burke AP, Virmani R.  Pathophysiology of acute myocardial infarction.  Med Clin North Am. 2007 Jul;91(4):553-72; ix. Review.  PMID: 17640536
  145. Nakazawa G, Finn AV, Virmani R. Virtual histology: does it add anything? Heart. 2007 Aug;93(8):897-8. No abstract available.  PMID: 17639103
  146. Ribichini F, Joner M, Ferrero V, Finn AV, Crimins J, Nakazawa G, Acampado E, Kolodgie FD, Vassanelli C, Virmani R.  Effects of oral prednisone after stenting in a rabbit model of established atherosclerosis.  J Am Coll Cardiol. 2007 Jul 10;50(2):176-85. Epub 2007 Jun 22.  PMID: 17616304
  147. Barlis P, Virmani R, Sheppard MN, Tanigawa J, Di Mario C. Angiographic and histological assessment of successfully treated late acute stent thrombosis secondary to a sirolimus-eluting stent.  Eur Heart J. 2007 Jul;28(14):1675. No abstract available.   PMID: 17615084
  148. Nakazawa G, Finn AV, Virmani R. Vascular pathology of drug-eluting stents.  Herz. 2007 Jun;32(4):274-80. Review.  PMID: 17607533
  149. Burke A, Li L, Kling E, Kutys R, Virmani R, Miettinen M. Cardiac inflammatory myofibroblastic tumor: a “benign” neoplasm that may result in syncope, myocardial infarction, and sudden death.  Am J Surg Pathol. 2007 Jul;31(7):1115-22.  PMID: 17592279
  150. Virmani R, Nakazawa G.  Animal models and virtual histology.  Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2007 Jul;27(7):1666; author reply 1667-8. No abstract available.   PMID: 17581831
  151. Sangiorgi G, Melzi G, Agostoni P, Cola C, Clementi F, Romitelli P, Virmani R, Colombo A. Engineering aspects of stents design and their translation into clinical practice.  Ann Ist Super Sanita. 2007;43(1):89-100. Review.  PMID: 17536159
  152. Kolodgie FD, Narula J, Yuan C, Burke AP, Finn AV, Virmani R. Elimination of neoangiogenesis for plaque stabilization: is there a role for local drug therapy?  J Am Coll Cardiol. 2007 May 29;49(21):2093-101. Epub 2007 May 17. Review.  PMID: 17531658
  153. Finn AV, Nakazawa G, Joner M, Kolodgie FD, Mont EK, Gold HK, Virmani R.  Vascular responses to drug eluting stents: importance of delayed healing.  Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2007 Jul;27(7):1500-10. Epub 2007 May 17. Review.  PMID: 17510464
  154. Burke AP, Kolodgie FD, Virmani R. Fetuin-A, valve calcification, and diabetes: what do we understand?  Circulation. 2007 May 15;115(19):2464-7. No abstract available.   PMID: 17502586
  155. Margolis J, McDonald J, Heuser R, Klinke P, Waksman R, Virmani R, Desai N, Hilton D.  Systemic nanoparticle paclitaxel (nab-paclitaxel) for in-stent restenosis I (SNAPIST-I): a first-in-human safety and dose-finding study.  Clin Cardiol. 2007 Apr;30(4):165-70. PMID: 17443649
  156. Kolodgie FD, Burke AP, Nakazawa G, Virmani R. Is pathologic intimal thickening the key to understanding early plaque progression in human atherosclerotic disease?  Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2007 May;27(5):986-9. No abstract available.   PMID: 17442894
  157. Finn AV, Joner M, Nakazawa G, Kolodgie F, Newell J, John MC, Gold HK, Virmani R. Pathological correlates of late drug-eluting stent thrombosis: strut coverage as a marker of endothelialization. Circulation. 2007 May 8;115(18):2435-41. Epub 2007 Apr 16.  PMID: 17438147
  158. Finn AV, Nakazawa G, Virmani R. Pathology of drug-eluting stents: implications for coronary intervention.  Indian Heart J. 2007 Mar-Apr;59(2 Suppl B):B41-9.   PMID: 19153436
  159. Lüscher TF, Steffel J, Eberli FR, Joner M, Nakazawa G, Tanner FC, Virmani R.  Drug-eluting stent and coronary thrombosis: biological mechanisms and clinical implications.   Circulation. 2007 Feb 27;115(8):1051-8. Review.  PMID: 17325255
  160. Beohar N, Flaherty JD, Davidson CJ, Vidovich M, Singhal S, Rapp JA, Erdogan A, Lee DC, Rammohan C, Brodsky A, Wu E, Pieper K, Virmani R, Bonow RO, Mehta J.  Granulocyte-colony stimulating factor administration after myocardial infarction in a porcine ischemia-reperfusion model: functional and pathological effects of dose timing.  Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2007 Feb 1;69(2):257-66.  PMID: 17253607
  161. Fischell TA, Fischell DR, Fischell RE, Virmani R, DeVries JJ, Krucoff MW.   Real-time detection and alerting for acute ST-segment elevation myocardial ischemia using an implantable, high-fidelity, intracardiac electrogram monitoring system with long-range telemetry in an ambulatory porcine model.  J Am Coll Cardiol. 2006 Dec 5;48(11):2306-14. Epub 2006 Nov 13.  PMID: 17161264
  162. Pioglitazone inhibits in-stent restenosis in atherosclerotic rabbits by targeting transforming growth factor-beta and MCP-1.
  163. Joner M, Farb A, Cheng Q, Finn AV, Acampado E, Burke AP, Skorija K, Creighton W, Kolodgie FD, Gold HK, Virmani R. Pioglitazone inhibits in-stent restenosis in atherosclerotic rabbits by targeting transforming growth factor-beta and MCP-1.  Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2007 Jan;27(1):182-9. Epub 2006 Oct 26. PMID: 17068283
  164. Virmani R, Ladich ER, Burke AP, Kolodgie FD. Histopathology of carotid atherosclerotic disease.  Neurosurgery. 2006 Nov;59(5 Suppl 3):S219-27; discussion S3-13. Review.  PMID: 17053606
  165. Pessanha BS, Potter K, Kolodgie FD, Farb A, Kutys R, Mont EK, Burke AP, O’leary TJ, Virmani R. Characterization of intimal changes in coronary artery specimens with MR microscopy.  Radiology. 2006 Oct;241(1):107-15.  PMID: 16990674
  166. Kolodgie FD, Burke AP, Skorija KS, Ladich E, Kutys R, Makuria AT, Virmani R. Lipoprotein-associated phospholipase A2 protein expression in the natural progression of human coronary atherosclerosis.  Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2006 Nov;26(11):2523-9. Epub 2006 Sep 7.  PMID: 16960105
  167. Isobe S, Tsimikas S, Zhou J, Fujimoto S, Sarai M, Branks MJ, Fujimoto A, Hofstra L, Reutelingsperger CP, Murohara T, Virmani R, Kolodgie FD, Narula N, Petrov A, Narula J. Noninvasive imaging of atherosclerotic lesions in apolipoprotein E-deficient and low-density-lipoprotein receptor-deficient mice with annexin A5.  J Nucl Med. 2006 Sep;47(9):1497-505.  PMID: 16954559
  168. Gray WA, Hopkins LN, Yadav S, Davis T, Wholey M, Atkinson R, Cremonesi A, Fairman R, Walker G, Verta P, Popma J, Virmani R, Cohen DJ; ARCHeR Trial Collaborators. Protected carotid stenting in high-surgical-risk patients: the ARCHeR results.  J Vasc Surg. 2006 Aug;44(2):258-68. Erratum in: J Vasc Surg. 2007 Jan;45(1):226.   PMID: 16890850
  169. Burke AP, Joner M, Virmani R. IVUS-VH: a predictor of plaque morphology?  Eur Heart J. 2006 Aug;27(16):1889-90. Epub 2006 Jul 21. No abstract available.  PMID: 16861257
  170. Manfrini O, Mont E, Leone O, Arbustini E, Eusebi V, Virmani R, Bugiardini R.  Sources of error and interpretation of plaque morphology by optical coherence tomography.  Am J Cardiol. 2006 Jul 15;98(2):156-9. Epub 2006 May 19. Erratum in: Am J Cardiol. 2007 May 1;99(9):1350.   PMID: 16828584
  171. Joner M, Finn AV, Farb A, Mont EK, Kolodgie FD, Ladich E, Kutys R, Skorija K, Gold HK, Virmani R. Pathology of drug-eluting stents in humans: delayed healing and late thrombotic risk.  J Am Coll Cardiol. 2006 Jul 4;48(1):193-202. Epub 2006 May 5.  PMID: 16814667
  172. Nasu K, Tsuchikane E, Katoh O, Vince DG, Virmani R, Surmely JF, Murata A, Takeda Y, Ito T, Ehara M, Matsubara T, Terashima M, Suzuki T.   Accuracy of in vivo coronary plaque morphology assessment: a validation study of in vivo virtual histology compared with in vitro histopathology.  J Am Coll Cardiol. 2006 Jun 20;47(12):2405-12. Epub 2006 May 30.  PMID: 16781367
  173. Carter AJ, Brodeur A, Collingwood R, Ross S, Gibson L, Wang CA, Haller S, Coleman L, Virmani R.  Experimental efficacy of an everolimus eluting cobalt chromium stent.  Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2006 Jul;68(1):97-103.  PMID: 16755598
  174. Ladich E, Burke A, Virmani R. Should the autopsy be allowed to become obsolete?  Nat Clin Pract Cardiovasc Med. 2006 Jun;3(6):289. No abstract available.   PMID: 16728987
  175. Virmani R, Burke AP, Farb A, Kolodgie FD.  Pathology of the vulnerable plaque.  J Am Coll Cardiol. 2006 Apr 18;47(8 Suppl):C13-8.  PMID: 16631505
  176. Varga R, Eriksson M, Erdos MR, Olive M, Harten I, Kolodgie F, Capell BC, Cheng J, Faddah D, Perkins S, Avallone H, San H, Qu X, Ganesh S, Gordon LB, Virmani R, Wight TN, Nabel EG, Collins FS. Progressive vascular smooth muscle cell defects in a mouse model of Hutchinson-Gilford progeria syndrome.  Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2006 Feb 28;103(9):3250-5. Epub 2006 Feb 21.  PMID: 16492728
  177. Bhargava B, Reddy NK, Karthikeyan G, Raju R, Mishra S, Singh S, Waksman R, Virmani R, Somaraju B. A novel paclitaxel-eluting porous carbon-carbon nanoparticle coated, nonpolymeric cobalt-chromium stent: evaluation in a porcine model.  Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2006 May;67(5):698-702.  PMID: 16575925
  178. Stefanadis C, Toutouzas K, Stefanadi E, Kolodgie F, Virmani R, Kipshidze N.  First experimental application of bevacizumab-eluting PC coated stent for inhibition of vasa vasorum of atherosclerotic plaque: angiographic results in a rabbit atheromatic model.  Hellenic J Cardiol. 2006 Jan-Feb;47(1):7-10.  PMID: 16532709
  179. Ladich E, Virmani R, Burke A.  Sudden cardiac death not related to coronary atherosclerosis.  Toxicol Pathol. 2006;34(1):52-7. Review.  PMID: 16507544
  180. Virmani R, Burke AP, Kolodgie F. Morphological characteristics of coronary atherosclerosis in diabetes mellitus.  Can J Cardiol. 2006 Feb;22 Suppl B:81B-84B. Review.  PMID: 16498517
  181. Hara H, Virmani R, Ladich E, Mackey-Bojack S, Titus J, Reisman M, Gray W, Nakamura M, Mooney M, Poulose A, Schwartz RS.  Patent foramen ovale: current pathology, pathophysiology, and clinical status.  J Am Coll Cardiol. 2005 Nov 1;46(9):1768-76. Epub 2005 Sep 29. Review.  PMID: 16256883
  182. Hao H, Gabbiani G, Camenzind E, Bacchetta M, Virmani R, Bochaton-Piallat ML. Phenotypic modulation of intima and media smooth muscle cells in fatal cases of coronary artery lesion.  Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2006 Feb;26(2):326-32. Epub 2005 Dec 8.  PMID: 16339500
  183. Strauss BH, Segev A, Wright GA, Qiang B, Munce N, Anderson KJ, Leung G, Dick AJ, Virmani R, Butany J. Microvessels in chronic total occlusions: pathways for successful guidewire crossing?  J Interv Cardiol. 2005 Dec;18(6):425-36. Review.  PMID: 16336422
  184. Virmani R, Kolodgie FD, Burke AP, Finn AV, Gold HK, Tulenko TN, Wrenn SP, Narula J. Atherosclerotic plaque progression and vulnerability to rupture: angiogenesis as a source of intraplaque hemorrhage.  Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2005 Oct;25(10):2054-61. Epub 2005 Jul 21. Review.  PMID: 16037567
  185. Blank A, Alexandrowicz G, Muchnik L, Tidhar G, Schneiderman J, Virmani R, Golan E.  Miniature self-contained intravascular magnetic resonance (IVMI) probe for clinical applications.  Magn Reson Med. 2005 Jul;54(1):105-12.  PMID: 15968659
  186. Schneiderman J, Wilensky RL, Weiss A, Samouha E, Muchnik L, Chen-Zion M, Ilovitch M, Golan E, Blank A, Flugelman M, Rozenman Y, Virmani R. Diagnosis of thin-cap fibroatheromas by a self-contained intravascular magnetic resonance imaging probe in ex vivo human aortas and in situ coronary arteries.  J Am Coll Cardiol. 2005 Jun 21;45(12):1961-9.  PMID: 15963393
  187. Waksman R, Fournadjiev J, Baffour R, Pakala R, Hellinga D, Leborgne L, Yazdi H, Cheneau E, Wolfram R, Seabron R, Horton K, Kolodgie F, Virmani R, Rivera E.  Transepicardial autologous bone marrow-derived mononuclear cell therapy in a porcine model of chronically infarcted myocardium.  Cardiovasc Radiat Med. 2004 Jul-Sep;5(3):125-31.  PMID: 15721847
  188. Kollum M, Farb A, Schreiber R, Terfera K, Arab A, Geist A, Haberstroh J, Wnendt S, Virmani R, Hehrlein C. Particle debris from a nanoporous stent coating obscures potential antiproliferative effects of tacrolimus-eluting stents in a porcine model of restenosis.  Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2005 Jan;64(1):85-90.  PMID: 15619311
  189. Virmani R, Kolodgie FD, Farb A. Drug-eluting stents: are they really safe?  Am Heart Hosp J. 2004 Spring;2(2):85-8.  PMID: 15604849
  190. Kolodgie FD, Virmani R, Burke AP, Farb A, Weber DK, Kutys R, Finn AV, Gold HK.  Pathologic assessment of the vulnerable human coronary plaque.  Heart. 2004 Dec;90(12):1385-91. Review. No abstract available.   PMID: 15547008
  191. Schwartz RS, Chronos NA, Virmani R. Preclinical restenosis models and drug-eluting stents: still important, still much to learn.  J Am Coll Cardiol. 2004 Oct 6;44(7):1373-85. Review.  PMID: 15464316
  192. Serruys PW, Ormiston JA, Sianos G, Sousa JE, Grube E, den Heijer P, de Feyter P, Buszman P, Schömig A, Marco J, Polonski L, Thuesen L, Zeiher AM, Bett JH, Suttorp MJ, Glogar HD, Pitney M, Wilkins GT, Whitbourn R, Veldhof S, Miquel K, Johnson R, Coleman L, Virmani R; ACTION investigators. Actinomycin-eluting stent for coronary revascularization: a randomized feasibility and safety study: the ACTION trial.  J Am Coll Cardiol. 2004 Oct 6;44(7):1363-7.  PMID: 15464314
  193. Kolodgie FD, Burke AP, Wight TN, Virmani R. The accumulation of specific types of proteoglycans in eroded plaques: a role in coronary thrombosis in the absence of rupture.  Curr Opin Lipidol. 2004 Oct;15(5):575-82. Review.  PMID: 15361794
  194. Virmani R, Farb A, Guagliumi G, Kolodgie FD.  Drug-eluting stents: caution and concerns for long-term outcome.  Coron Artery Dis. 2004 Sep;15(6):313-8. Review.  PMID: 15346088
  195. Regar E, Schaar JA, Mont E, Virmani R, Serruys PW.  Optical coherence tomography.  Cardiovasc Radiat Med. 2003 Oct-Dec;4(4):198-204. Review.  PMID: 15321058
  196. Farb A, Kolodgie FD, Hwang JY, Burke AP, Tefera K, Weber DK, Wight TN, Virmani R.  Extracellular matrix changes in stented human coronary arteries.  Circulation. 2004 Aug 24;110(8):940-7. Epub 2004 Aug 9.  PMID: 15302784
  197. Sousa JE, Costa MA, Farb A, Abizaid A, Sousa A, Seixas AC, da Silva LM, Feres F, Pinto I, Mattos LA, Virmani R.  Images in cardiovascular medicine. Vascular healing 4 years after the implantation of sirolimus-eluting stent in humans: a histopathological examination.  Circulation. 2004 Jul 6;110(1):e5-6. No abstract available.   PMID: 15238468
  198. Ikeno F, Abizaid A, Suzuki T, Rezaee M, Patterson GR, Yeung AC, Virmani R, Sousa JE, Carter AJ. Initial experience with the novel 6 Fr-compatible system for debulking de novo coronary arterial lesions.  Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2004 Jul;62(3):308-17.  PMID: 15224296
  199. Schaar JA, Muller JE, Falk E, Virmani R, Fuster V, Serruys PW, Colombo A, Stefanadis C, Ward Casscells S, Moreno PR, Maseri A, van der Steen AF.  Terminology for high-risk and vulnerable coronary artery plaques. Report of a meeting on the vulnerable plaque, June 17 and 18, 2003, Santorini, Greece.  Eur Heart J. 2004 Jun;25(12):1077-82. Review.  PMID: 15191780
  200. Burke AP, Kolodgie FD, Zieske A, Fowler DR, Weber DK, Varghese PJ, Farb A, Virmani R. Morphologic findings of coronary atherosclerotic plaques in diabetics: a postmortem study.  Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2004 Jul;24(7):1266-71. Epub 2004 May 13.  PMID: 15142859
  201. Burke AP, Kutys R, Fowler D, Virmani R.  Multiple spontaneous coronary artery dissections in association with anomalous origin of right coronary and intramural coronary artery dysplasia. Cardiovasc Pathol. 2004 May-Jun;13(3):173-5. PMID: 15081475
  202. Nabel EG, Selker HP, Califf RM, Canto JG, Cao JJ, Desvigne-Nikkens P, Goldberg RJ, Finnegan JR Jr, Vaccarino V, Virmani R; National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute; American College of Cardiology Foundation. Women’s Ischemic Syndrome Evaluation: current status and future research directions: report of the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute workshop: October 2-4, 2002: Section 3: diagnosis and treatment of acute cardiac ischemia: gender issues.  Circulation. 2004 Feb 17;109(6):e50-2. No abstract available.   PMID: 14970125
  203. Johnson LL, Schofield LM, Weber DK, Kolodgie F, Virmani R, Khaw BA. Uptake of 111In-Z2D3 on SPECT imaging in a swine model of coronary stent restenosis correlated with cell proliferation.  J Nucl Med. 2004 Feb;45(2):294-9.  PMID: 14960651
  204. Virmani R, Guagliumi G, Farb A, Musumeci G, Grieco N, Motta T, Mihalcsik L, Tespili M, Valsecchi O, Kolodgie FD.  Localized hypersensitivity and late coronary thrombosis secondary to a sirolimus-eluting stent: should we be cautious?  Circulation. 2004 Feb 17;109(6):701-5. Epub 2004 Jan 26.  PMID: 14744976
  205. Rubenstein MH, Finn AV, Leinbach RC, Hollenbach S, Aretz HT, Virmani R, Gold HK.  Short-term intravenous eptifibatide infusion combined with reduced dose recombinant tissue plasminogen activator inhibits platelet recruitment at sites of coronary artery injury.  J Am Coll Cardiol. 2004 Jan 21;43(2):287-94.  PMID: 14736451
  206. Ruygrok PN, Farb A, Coverdale HA, Gibbs HC, Virmani R. Histology of in-stent restenosis in a transplanted heart.  J Heart Lung Transplant. 2004 Jan;23(1):143-6  PMID: 14734141
  207. Kolodgie FD, Gold HK, Burke AP, Fowler DR, Kruth HS, Weber DK, Farb A, Guerrero LJ, Hayase M, Kutys R, Narula J, Finn AV, Virmani R.  Intraplaque hemorrhage and progression of coronary atheroma.  N Engl J Med. 2003 Dec 11;349(24):2316-25.  PMID: 14668457
  208. Guagliumi G, Virmani R, Musumeci G, Motta T, Valsecchi O, Bonaldi G, Saino A, Tespili M, Greco N, Farb A.  Drug-eluting versus bare metal coronary stents: long-term human pathology. Findings from different coronary arteries in the same patient.  Ital Heart J. 2003 Oct;4(10):713-20.  PMID: 14664285
  209. Guagliumi G, Virmani R, Musumeci G, Motta T, Valsecchi O, Bonaldi G, Saino A, Tespili M, Greco N, Farb A. Drug-eluting versus bare metal coronary stents: long-term human pathology. Findings from different coronary arteries in the same patient.  Ital Heart J. 2003 Oct;4(10):713-20.  PMID: 14664285
  210. Naghavi M, Libby P, Falk E, Casscells SW, Litovsky S, Rumberger J, Badimon JJ, Stefanadis C, Moreno P, Pasterkamp G, Fayad Z, Stone PH, Waxman S, Raggi P, Madjid M, Zarrabi A, Burke A, Yuan C, Fitzgerald PJ, Siscovick DS, de Korte CL, Aikawa M, Airaksinen KE, Assmann G, Becker CR, Chesebro JH, Farb A, Galis ZS, Jackson C, Jang IK, Koenig W, Lodder RA, March K, Demirovic J, Navab M, Priori SG, Rekhter MD, Bahr R, Grundy SM, Mehran R, Colombo A, Boerwinkle E, Ballantyne C, Insull W Jr, Schwartz RS, Vogel R, Serruys PW, Hansson GK, Faxon DP, Kaul S, Drexler H, Greenland P, Muller JE, Virmani R, Ridker PM, Zipes DP, Shah PK, Willerson JT.  From vulnerable plaque to vulnerable patient: a call for new definitions and risk assessment strategies: Part II.  Circulation. 2003 Oct 14;108(15):1772-8. Review.  PMID: 14557340
  211. Naghavi M, Libby P, Falk E, Casscells SW, Litovsky S, Rumberger J, Badimon JJ, Stefanadis C, Moreno P, Pasterkamp G, Fayad Z, Stone PH, Waxman S, Raggi P, Madjid M, Zarrabi A, Burke A, Yuan C, Fitzgerald PJ, Siscovick DS, de Korte CL, Aikawa M, Juhani Airaksinen KE, Assmann G, Becker CR, Chesebro JH, Farb A, Galis ZS, Jackson C, Jang IK, Koenig W, Lodder RA, March K, Demirovic J, Navab M, Priori SG, Rekhter MD, Bahr R, Grundy SM, Mehran R, Colombo A, Boerwinkle E, Ballantyne C, Insull W Jr, Schwartz RS, Vogel R, Serruys PW,
  212. Hansson GK, Faxon DP, Kaul S, Drexler H, Greenland P, Muller JE, Virmani R, Ridker PM, Zipes DP, Shah PK, Willerson JT.  From vulnerable plaque to vulnerable patient: a call for new definitions and risk assessment strategies: Part I.  Circulation. 2003 Oct 7;108(14):1664-72. Review.  PMID: 14530185
  213. Rodriguez AE, Alemparte MR, Vigo CF, Pereira CF, Llaurado C, Russo M, Virmani R, Ambrose JA.  Pilot study of oral rapamycin to prevent restenosis in patients undergoing coronary stent therapy: Argentina Single-Center Study (ORAR Trial).  J Invasive Cardiol. 2003 Oct;15(10):581-4. PMID: 14519892
  214. Farb A, Burke AP, Kolodgie FD, Virmani R.  Pathological mechanisms of fatal late coronary stent thrombosis in humans.  Circulation. 2003 Oct 7;108(14):1701-6. Epub 2003 Sep 22.  PMID: 14504181
  215. Kay IP, Ligthart JM, Virmani R, van Beusekom HM, Kozuma K, Carter AJ, Sianos G, van der Giessen WJ, Wardeh AJ, de Feyter PJ, Serruys PW.  The black hole: echolucent tissue observed following intracoronary radiation  Int J Cardiovasc Intervent. 2003;5(3):137-42.  PMID: 12959730
  216. Strauss BH, Goldman L, Qiang B, Nili N, Segev A, Butany J, Sparkes JD, Jackson ZS, Eskandarian MR, Virmani R.  Collagenase plaque digestion for facilitating guide wire crossing in chronic total occlusions.  Circulation. 2003 Sep 9;108(10):1259-62. Epub 2003 Aug 25. PMID: 12939226
  217. Lesser JR, Johnson K, Lindberg JL, Reed J, Tadavarthy SM, Virmani R, Schwartz RS.  Images in cardiovascular medicine. Myocardial rupture, microvascular obstruction, and infarct expansion: elucidation by cardiac magnetic resonance.  Circulation. 2003 Jul 8;108(1):116-7. No abstract available. PMID: 12847055
  218. Virmani R, Burke AP, Kolodgie FD, Farb A. Pathology of the thin-cap fibroatheroma: a type of vulnerable plaque.  J Interv Cardiol. 2003 Jun;16(3):267-72. Review.  PMID: 12800406
  219. Burke AP, Virmani R, Galis Z, Haudenschild CC, Muller JE. 34th Bethesda Conference: Task force #2–What is the pathologic basis for new atherosclerosis imaging techniques?  J Am Coll Cardiol. 2003 Jun 4;41(11):1874-86. Review. No abstract available. Erratum in: J Am Coll Cardiol. 2003 Sep 17;42(6):1147.  PMID: 12798554
  220. Guagliumi G, Farb A, Musumeci G, Valsecchi O, Tespili M, Motta T, Virmani R.  Images in cardiovascular medicine. Sirolimus-eluting stent implanted in human coronary artery for 16 months: pathological findings.  Circulation. 2003 Mar 11;107(9):1340-1. No abstract available.   PMID: 12628958
  221. Virmani R, Kolodgie FD, Farb A, Lafont A.  Drug eluting stents: are human and animal studies comparable?  Heart. 2003 Feb;89(2):133-8. Review.  PMID: 12527658
  222. Virmani R, Burke AP, Kolodgie FD, Farb A.  Vulnerable plaque: the pathology of unstable coronary lesions.  J Interv Cardiol. 2002 Dec;15(6):439-46. Review.  PMID: 12476646
  223. Virmani R, Liistro F, Stankovic G, Di Mario C, Montorfano M, Farb A, Kolodgie FD, Colombo A. Mechanism of late in-stent restenosis after implantation of a paclitaxel derivate-eluting polymer stent system in humans.  Circulation. 2002 Nov 19;106(21):2649-51.  PMID: 12438288
  224. Burke AP, Fonseca V, Kolodgie F, Zieske A, Fink L, Virmani R.  Increased serum homocysteine and sudden death resulting from coronary atherosclerosis with fibrous plaques.  Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2002 Nov 1;22(11):1936-41. Erratum in: Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2003 Apr 1;23(4):705.   PMID: 12426228
  225. Kolodgie FD, Burke AP, Farb A, Weber DK, Kutys R, Wight TN, Virmani R.  Differential accumulation of proteoglycans and hyaluronan in culprit lesions: insights into plaque erosion.  Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2002 Oct 1;22(10):1642-8.  PMID: 12377743
  226. Popma JJ, Cox N, Hauptmann KE, Reifart N, Virmani R, Emira K, Murphy S, Gibson CM, Grube E.  Initial clinical experience with distal protection using the FilterWire in patients undergoing coronary artery and saphenous vein graft percutaneous intervention.  Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2002 Oct;57(2):125-34. PMID: 12357506
  227. Schwartz RS, Edelman ER, Carter A, Chronos N, Rogers C, Robinson KA, Waksman R, Weinberger J, Wilensky RL, Jensen DN, Zuckerman BD, Virmani R; Consensus Committee. Drug-eluting stents in preclinical studies: recommended evaluation from a consensus group.  Circulation. 2002 Oct 1;106(14):1867-73. Review. No abstract available.   PMID: 12356643
  228. A novel rat model of carotid artery stenting for the understanding of restenosis in metabolic diseases.  Finn AV, Gold HK, Tang A, Weber DK, Wight TN, Clermont A, Virmani R, Kolodgie FD.  J Vasc Res. 2002 Sep-Oct;39(5):414-25.  PMID: 12297704
  229. Virmani R.  Self-expanding stent deployment strategies may be the key to reducing in-stent restenosis.  Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2002 Aug;56(4):487-8. No abstract available.   PMID: 12124957
  230. Farb A, Weber DK, Kolodgie FD, Burke AP, Virmani R. Morphological predictors of restenosis after coronary stenting in humans.  Circulation. 2002 Jun 25;105(25):2974-80.  PMID: 12081990
  231. Virmani R, Burke AP, Farb A, Kolodgie FD. Pathology of the unstable plaque.  Prog Cardiovasc Dis. 2002 Mar-Apr;44(5):349-56. Review   PMID: 12024333
  232. Burke AP, Tracy RP, Kolodgie F, Malcom GT, Zieske A, Kutys R, Pestaner J, Smialek J, Virmani R.  Elevated C-reactive protein values and atherosclerosis in sudden coronary death: association with different pathologies.  Circulation. 2002 Apr 30;105(17):2019-23.  PMID: 11980679
  233. Virmani R, Farb A, Kolodgie FD.  Histopathologic alterations after endovascular radiation and antiproliferative stents: similarities and differences.  Herz. 2002 Feb;27(1):1-6. Review.  PMID: 11951791
  234. Burke AP, Farb A, Kolodgie FD, Narula J, Virmani R.  Atherosclerotic plaque morphology and coronary thrombi.  J Nucl Cardiol. 2002 Jan-Feb;9(1):95-103. Review. No abstract available.   PMID: 11845134
  235. Burke AP, Farb A, Pestaner J, Malcom GT, Zieske A, Kutys R, Smialek J, Virmani R.  Traditional risk factors and the incidence of sudden coronary death with and without coronary thrombosis in blacks.  Circulation. 2002 Jan 29;105(4):419-24.  PMID: 11815422
  236. Burke AP, Kolodgie FD, Farb A, Weber D, Virmani R.  Morphological predictors of arterial remodeling in coronary atherosclerosis.  Circulation. 2002 Jan 22;105(3):297-303.  PMID: 11804983
  237. Kolodgie FD, Narula J, Haider N, Virmani R. Apoptosis in atherosclerosis. Does it contribute to plaque instability?  Cardiol Clin. 2001 Feb;19(1):127-39, ix. Review.  PMID: 11787806
  238. Fischell TA, Virmani R.  Intracoronary brachytherapy in the porcine model: a different animal.  Circulation. 2001 Nov 13;104(20):2388-90. No abstract available.   PMID: 11705812
  239. Virmani R, Burke AP, Farb A.  Sudden cardiac death.  Cardiovasc Pathol. 2001 Sep-Oct;10(5):211-8. Review   PMID: 11673058
  240. Bayes-Genis A, Conover CA, Overgaard MT, Bailey KR, Christiansen M, Holmes DR Jr, Virmani R, Oxvig C, Schwartz RS.   Pregnancy-associated plasma protein A as a marker of acute coronary syndromes.  N Engl J Med. 2001 Oct 4;345(14):1022-9.  PMID: 11586954
  241. Kolodgie FD, Burke AP, Farb A, Gold HK, Yuan J, Narula J, Finn AV, Virmani R. The thin-cap fibroatheroma: a type of vulnerable plaque: the major precursor lesion to acute coronary syndromes. Curr Opin Cardiol. 2001 Sep;16(5):285-92. Review. PMID: 11584167
  242. Virmani R, Kolodgie FD, Farb A, Burke AP. Pathology of Direct Myocardial Revascularization.  Curr Interv Cardiol Rep. 2001 Aug;3(3):198-204.  PMID: 11485689
  243. Burke AP, Weber DK, Kolodgie FD, Farb A, Taylor AJ, Virmani R.  Pathophysiology of calcium deposition in coronary arteries.  Herz. 2001 Jun;26(4):239-44. Review  PMID: 11479935
  244. Beach L, Burke A, Radentz S, Virmani R. Spontaneous fatal rupture of a coronary arterial aneurysm into the right ventricle*.  Am J Cardiol. 2001 Jul 1;88(1):A8, 99-100. No abstract available.   PMID: 11423072
  245. Kim HS, Waksman R, Kollum M, Bhargava B, Kent KM, Mintz GS, Kolodgie FD, Virmani R. Edge stenosis after intracoronary radiotherapy: angiographic, intravascular, and histological findings.  Circulation. 2001 May 1;103(17):2219-20. No abstract available.   PMID: 11331266
  246. Huang H, Virmani R, Younis H, Burke AP, Kamm RD, Lee RT.  The impact of calcification on the biomechanical stability of atherosclerotic plaques. Circulation. 2001 Feb 27;103(8):1051-6.  PMID: 11222465
  247. Kolodgie FD, Narula J, Burke AP, Haider N, Farb A, Hui-Liang Y, Smialek J, Virmani R.  Localization of apoptotic macrophages at the site of plaque rupture in sudden coronary death.  Am J Pathol. 2000 Oct;157(4):1259-68.  PMID: 11021830
  248. Virmani R, Farb A.  Assessing the advantages and disadvantages of novel radiation therapy for vascular restenosis: injury score, artery size, and short lengths.  Cardiovasc Radiat Med. 1999 Jul-Sep;1(3):308-10. Review. No abstract available.   PMID: 11272377
  249. Virmani R, Farb A, Carter AJ, Jones RM.  Pathology of radiation-induced coronary artery disease in human and pig.  Cardiovasc Radiat Med. 1999 Jan-Mar;1(1):98-101. Review.  PMID: 11272363
  250. Schmermund A, Schwartz RS, Adamzik M, Sangiorgi G, Pfeifer EA, Rumberger JA, Burke AP, Farb A, Virmani R.  Coronary atherosclerosis in unheralded sudden coronary death under age 50: histo-pathologic comparison with ‘healthy’ subjects dying out of hospital.  Atherosclerosis. 2001 Apr;155(2):499-508.  PMID: 11254922
  251. Sugiyama S, Okada Y, Sukhova GK, Virmani R, Heinecke JW, Libby P.  Macrophage myeloperoxidase regulation by granulocyte macrophage colony-stimulating factor in human atherosclerosis and implications in acute coronary syndromes.  Am J Pathol. 2001 Mar;158(3):879-91.  PMID: 11238037
  252. Burke AP, Kolodgie FD, Farb A, Weber DK, Malcom GT, Smialek J, Virmani R.  Healed plaque ruptures and sudden coronary death: evidence that subclinical rupture has a role in plaque progression.  Circulation. 2001 Feb 20;103(7):934-40.  PMID: 11181466
  253. Burke AP, Farb A, Malcom G, Virmani R. Effect of menopause on plaque morphologic characteristics in coronary atherosclerosis.  Am Heart J. 2001 Feb;141(2 Suppl):S58-62.  PMID: 11174360
  254. Burke A, Virmani R. Significance of multiple coronary artery thrombi. A consequence of diffuse atherosclerotic disease?  Ital Heart J. 2000 Dec;1(12):832-4. No abstract available.   PMID: 11152414
  255. Virmani R, Kolodgie FD, Farb A, Burke AP. Pathology of Transmyocardial Angiogenesis and Arteriogenesis.  Curr Interv Cardiol Rep. 1999 Sep;1(3):215-221.  PMID: 11096627
  256. Scott DS, Arora UK, Farb A, Virmani R, Weissman NJ. Pathologic validation of a new method to quantify coronary calcific deposits in vivo using intravascular ultrasound.  Am J Cardiol. 2000 Jan 1;85(1):37-40.  PMID: 11078233
  257. Johnson LL, Schofield LM, Verdesca SA, Sharaf BL, Jones RM, Virmani R, Khaw BA.  In vivo uptake of radiolabeled antibody to proliferating smooth muscle cells in a swine model of coronary stent restenosis.  J Nucl Med. 2000 Sep;41(9):1535-40.  PMID: 10994735
  258. Carter AJ, Lee DP, Suzuki T, Bailey L, Lansky A, Jones R, Virmani R. Experimental evaluation of a short transitional edge protection balloon for intracoronary stent deployment.  Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2000 Sep;51(1):112-9.  PMID: 10973033
  259. Kolodgie FD, Farb A, Virmani R.  Local delivery of ceramide for restenosis: is there a future for lipid therapy?  Circ Res. 2000 Aug 18;87(4):264-7. No abstract available.   PMID: 10948057
  260. Kim WH, Hong MK, Virmani R, Kornowski R, Jones R, Leon MB. Histopathologic analysis of in-stent neointimal regression in a porcine coronary model. Coron Artery Dis. 2000 May;11(3):273-7 PMID: 10832562
  261. Carter AJ, Jenkins S, Sweet W, Bailey L, Jones R, Fischell TA, Virmani R. Dose and dose rate effects of beta-particle emitting radioactive stents in a porcine model of restenosis. Cardiovasc Radiat Med. 1999 Oct-Dec;1(4):327-35. PMID: 10828562
  262. Burke AP, Taylor A, Farb A, Malcom GT, Virmani R.  Coronary calcification: insights from sudden coronary death victims.  Z Kardiol. 2000;89 Suppl 2:49-53.  PMID: 10769403
  263. Virmani R, Farb A.  Effects of external beam radiation on the human heart and great vessels.  J Invasive Cardiol. 1999 Nov;11(11):703-8. Review. No abstract available.   PMID: 10745469
  264. Taylor AJ, Burke AP, O’Malley PG, Farb A, Malcom GT, Smialek J, Virmani R.  A comparison of the Framingham risk index, coronary artery calcification, and culprit plaque morphology in sudden cardiac death. Circulation. 2000 Mar 21;101(11):1243-8.   PMID: 10725282
  265. Carter AJ, Farb A, Gould KE, Taylor AJ, Virmani R.  The degree of neointimal formation after stent placement in atherosclerotic rabbit iliac arteries is dependent on the underlying plaque.  Cardiovasc Pathol. 1999 Mar-Apr;8(2):73-80.  PMID: 10724504
  266. Virmani R, Burke AP, Farb A.  Plaque rupture and plaque erosion.  Thromb Haemost. 1999 Sep;82 Suppl 1:1-3.  PMID: 10695476
  267. Webb JG, Carere RG, Virmani R, Baim D, Teirstein PS, Whitlow P, McQueen C, Kolodgie FD, Buller E, Dodek A, Mancini GB, Oesterle S.  Retrieval and analysis of particulate debris after saphenous vein graft intervention.  J Am Coll Cardiol. 1999 Aug;34(2):468-75.  PMID: 10440161
  268. Virmani R, Farb A. Pathology of in-stent restenosis.  Curr Opin Lipidol. 1999 Dec;10(6):499-506. Review.  PMID: 10680043
  269. Long-term coronary vascular response to (32)P beta-particle-emitting stents in a canine model.
  270. Taylor AJ, Gorman PD, Farb A, Hoopes TG, Virmani R.  Long-term coronary vascular response to (32)P beta-particle-emitting stents in a canine model.  Circulation. 1999 Dec 7;100(23):2366-72.  PMID: 10587342
  271. Carter AJ, Scott D, Bailey L, Hoopes T, Jones R, Virmani R. Dose-response effects of 32P radioactive stents in an atherosclerotic porcine coronary model.  Circulation. 1999 Oct 5;100(14):1548-54.  PMID: 10510059
  272. Sangiorgi G, Taylor AJ, Farb A, Carter AJ, Edwards WD, Holmes DR, Schwartz RS, Virmani R. Histopathology of postpercutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty remodeling in human coronary arteries.  Am Heart J. 1999 Oct;138(4 Pt 1):681-7.  PMID: 10502214
  273. Taylor AJ, Burke AP, Farb A, Yousefi P, Malcom GT, Smialek J, Virmani R.  Arterial remodeling in the left coronary system: the role of high-density lipoprotein cholesterol.  J Am Coll Cardiol. 1999 Sep;34(3):760-7.   PMID: 10483958
  274. Arbustini E, Dal Bello B, Morbini P, Burke AP, Bocciarelli M, Specchia G, Virmani R.  Plaque erosion is a major substrate for coronary thrombosis in acute myocardial infarction.  Heart. 1999 Sep;82(3):269-72 PMID: 10455073
  275. Virmani R, Farb A, Carter AJ, Jones RM.  Comparative pathology: radiation-induced coronary artery disease in man and animals.  Semin Interv Cardiol. 1998 Sep-Dec;3(3-4):163-72. Review.  PMID: 10406688
  276. Kornowski R, Hong MK, Virmani R, Jones R, Vodovotz Y, Leon MB. Granulomatous ‘foreign body reactions’ contribute to exaggerated in-stent restenosis.  Coron Artery Dis. 1999;10(1):9-14.  PMID: 10196682
  277. Farb A, Lindsay J Jr, Virmani R. Pathology of bailout coronary stenting in human beings.  Am Heart J. 1999 Apr;137(4 Pt 1):621-31.  PMID: 10097223
  278. Burke AP, Farb A, Malcom GT, Liang Y, Smialek JE, Virmani R. Plaque rupture and sudden death related to exertion in men with coronary artery disease.  JAMA. 1999 Mar 10;281(10):921-6.  PMID: 10078489
  279. Kwon HM, Sangiorgi G, Ritman EL, Lerman A, McKenna C, Virmani R, Edwards WD, Holmes DR, Schwartz RS.  Adventitial vasa vasorum in balloon-injured coronary arteries: visualization and quantitation by a microscopic three-dimensional computed tomography technique.  J Am Coll Cardiol. 1998 Dec;32(7):2072-9.  PMID: 9857895
  280. Virmani R, Farb A, Burke AP.  Risk factors in the pathogenesis of coronary artery disease.  Compr Ther. 1998 Oct;24(10):519-29. Review.  PMID: 9801851
  281. Burke AP, Virmani R.  Intramural coronary artery dysplasia of the ventricular septum and sudden death.  Hum Pathol. 1998 Oct;29(10):1124-7.  PMID: 9781652
  282. Oesterle SN, Whitbourn R, Fitzgerald PJ, Yeung AC, Stertzer SH, Dake MD, Yock PG, Virmani R. The stent decade: 1987 to 1997. Stanford Stent Summit faculty.  Am Heart J. 1998 Oct;136(4 Pt 1):578-99. Review. PMID: 9778060
  283. Virmani R, Burke A, Farb A. Coronary risk factors and plaque morphology in men with coronary disease who died suddenly. Eur Heart J. 1998 May;19(5):678-80. No abstract available. PMID: 9716994
  284. Burke AP, Farb A, Malcom GT, Liang Y, Smialek J, Virmani R.   Effect of risk factors on the mechanism of acute thrombosis and sudden coronary death in women.  Circulation. 1998 Jun 2;97(21):2110-6.  PMID: 9626170
  285. Virmani R, Burke AP, Farb A.  Plaque morphology in sudden coronary death.  Cardiologia. 1998 Mar;43(3):267-71. Review. No abstract available.  PMID: 9611854
  286. Atheromatous plaque reflects serum total cholesterol levels: a comparative morphologic study of endarterectomy coronary atherosclerotic plaques removed from patients from the southern part of India and Caucasians from Ottawa, Canada.
  287. Varghese PJ, Arumugam SB, Cherian KM, Walley V, Farb A, Virmani R.  Atheromatous plaque reflects serum total cholesterol levels: a comparative morphologic study of endarterectomy coronary atherosclerotic plaques removed from patients from the southern part of India and Caucasians from Ottawa, Canada.  Clin Cardiol. 1998 May;21(5):335-40.  PMID: 9595216
  288. Burke AP, Virmani R, Perry LW, Li L, King TM, Smialek J. Fatal Kawasaki disease with coronary arteritis and no coronary aneurysms.  Pediatrics. 1998 Jan;101(1 Pt 1):108-12. No abstract available.   PMID: 9417162
  289. Taylor AJ, Farb A, Ferguson M, Virmani R. Myocardial infarction associated with physical exertion in a young man.  Circulation. 1997 Nov 4;96(9):3201-4. No abstract available.   PMID: 9386193
  290. Kolodgie FD, Farb A, Litovsky SH, Narula J, Jeffers LA, Lee SJ, Virmani R. Myocardial protection of contractile function after global ischemia by physiologic estrogen replacement in the ovariectomized rat.  J Mol Cell Cardiol. 1997 Sep;29(9):2403-14.  PMID: 9299364
  291. Virmani R, Burke AP, Farb A, Kark JA. Causes of sudden death in young and middle-aged competitive athletes.  Cardiol Clin. 1997 Aug;15(3):439-66. Review.  PMID: 9276168
  292. Pomerantsev EV, Kim C, Kernoff RS, Oesterle SN, Yeung A, Fitzgerald PJ, Virmani R, Yock PG, Stertzer SH. Coronary AVE micro stents: serial quantitative angiography and histology in a canine model.  Cathet Cardiovasc Diagn. 1997 Jun;41(2):213-24.  PMID: 9184299
  293. Burke AP, Farb A, Malcom GT, Liang YH, Smialek J, Virmani R. Coronary risk factors and plaque morphology in men with coronary disease who died suddenly.  N Engl J Med. 1997 May 1;336(18):1276-82.  PMID: 9113930
  294. Burke AP, Farb A, Liang YH, Smialek J, Virmani R. Effect of hypertension and cardiac hypertrophy on coronary artery morphology in sudden cardiac death.  Circulation. 1996 Dec 15;94(12):3138-45.  PMID: 8989121
  295. Kolodgie FD, Katocs AS Jr, Largis EE, Wrenn SM, Cornhill JF, Herderick EE, Lee SJ, Virmani R.  Hypercholesterolemia in the rabbit induced by feeding graded amounts of low-level cholesterol. Methodological considerations regarding individual variability in response to dietary cholesterol and development of lesion type.  Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 1996 Dec;16(12):1454-64.  PMID: 8977449
  296. Carter AJ, Laird JR, Bailey LR, Hoopes TG, Farb A, Fischell DR, Fischell RE, Fischell TA, Virmani R. Effects of endovascular radiation from a beta-particle-emitting stent in a porcine coronary restenosis model. A dose-response study.  Circulation. 1996 Nov 15;94(10):2364-8.  PMID: 8921774
  297. Narula J, Haider N, Virmani R, DiSalvo TG, Kolodgie FD, Hajjar RJ, Schmidt U, Semigran MJ, Dec GW, Khaw BA.  Apoptosis in myocytes in end-stage heart failure.  N Engl J Med. 1996 Oct 17;335(16):1182-9.  PMID: 8815940
  298. Virmani R, Farb A, Burke A. Contraction-band necrosis: new use for an old friend.  Lancet. 1996 Jun 22;347(9017):1710-1. No abstract available.
  299. Burke AP, Litovsky S, Virmani R.  Lipomatous hypertrophy of the atrial septum presenting as a right atrial mass.  Am J Surg Pathol. 1996 Jun;20(6):678-85.  PMID: 8651346
  300. Carr S, Farb A, Pearce WH, Virmani R, Yao JS. Atherosclerotic plaque rupture in symptomatic carotid artery stenosis.  J Vasc Surg. 1996 May;23(5):755-65; discussion 765-6.  PMID: 8667496
  301. Farb A, Burke AP, Tang AL, Liang TY, Mannan P, Smialek J, Virmani R.  Coronary plaque erosion without rupture into a lipid core. A frequent cause of coronary thrombosis in sudden coronary death.  Circulation. 1996 Apr 1;93(7):1354-63. Review.  PMID: 8641024
  302. Carter AJ, Laird JR, Kufs WM, Bailey L, Hoopes TG, Reeves T, Farb A, Virmani R.  Coronary stenting with a novel stainless steel balloon-expandable stent: determinants of neointimal formation and changes in arterial geometry after placement in an atherosclerotic model.  J Am Coll Cardiol. 1996 Apr;27(5):1270-7.  PMID: 8609355
  303. Farb A, Tang AL, Burke AP, Sessums L, Liang Y, Virmani R.  Sudden coronary death. Frequency of active coronary lesions, inactive coronary lesions, and myocardial infarction.  Circulation. 1995 Oct 1;92(7):1701-9.  PMID: 7671351
  304. Taylor AJ, Farb AA, Angello DA, Burwell LR, Virmani R. Proliferative activity in coronary atherectomy tissue. Clinical, histopathologic, and immunohistochemical correlates.  Chest. 1995 Sep;108(3):815-20 PMID: 7656639
  305. Duflou J, Virmani R, Rabin I, Burke A, Farb A, Smialek J.  Sudden death as a result of heart disease in morbid obesity.  Am Heart J. 1995 Aug;130(2):306-13.  PMID: 7631612
  306. Kolodgie FD, Farb A, Virmani R. Pathobiological determinants of cocaine-associated cardiovascular syndromes.  Hum Pathol. 1995 Jun;26(6):583-6. No abstract available.   PMID: 7774885
  307. Farb A, Roberts DK, Pichard AD, Kent KM, Virmani R. Coronary artery morphologic features after coronary rotational atherectomy: insights into mechanisms of lumen enlargement and embolization. Am Heart J. 1995 Jun;129(6):1058-67.  PMID: 7754934
  308. Hong MK, Wong SC, Mintz GS, Farb A, Kent KM, Pichard AD, Satler LF, Popma JJ, Sidawy A, Virmani R, et al. A modified directional atherectomy catheter for resection of calcified atherosclerotic plaques.  Coron Artery Dis. 1995 Apr;6(4):335-9.  PMID: 7655718
  309. Hong MK, Wong SC, Farb A, Mehlman MD, Virmani R, Barry JJ, Leon MB.  Localized drug delivery in atherosclerotic arteries via a new balloon angioplasty catheter with intramural channels for simultaneous local drug delivery.  Cathet Cardiovasc Diagn. 1995 Mar;34(3):263-70; discussion 271.  PMID: 7497498
  310. Virmani R, Burke AP, Farb A, Smialek J. Problems in forensic cardiovascular pathology.  Monogr Pathol. 1995;37:173-93. Review.  PMID: 7603483
  311. Burke AP, Rosado-de-Christenson M, Templeton PA, Virmani R. Cardiac fibroma: clinicopathologic correlates and surgical treatment.  J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 1994 Nov;108(5):862-70.  PMID: 7967668
  312. Carter AJ, Laird JR, Farb A, Kufs W, Wortham DC, Virmani R. Morphologic characteristics of lesion formation and time course of smooth muscle cell proliferation in a porcine proliferative restenosis model.  J Am Coll Cardiol. 1994 Nov 1;24(5):1398-405.  PMID: 7930266
  313. Farb A, Virmani R, Atkinson JB, Anderson PG.  Long-term histologic patency after percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty is predicted by the creation of a greater lumen area.  J Am Coll Cardiol. 1994 Nov 1;24(5):1229-35.  PMID: 7930244
  314. Matar FA, Mintz GS, Douek P, Farb A, Virmani R, Javier SP, Popma JJ, Pichard AD, Kent KM, Satler LF, et al. Coronary artery lumen volume measurement using three-dimensional intravascular ultrasound: validation of a new technique.  Cathet Cardiovasc Diagn. 1994 Nov;33(3):214-20.  PMID: 7874714
  315. Kolodgie FD, Farb A, Carlson GC, Wilson PS, Virmani R. Hyperoxic reperfusion is required to reduce infarct size after intravenous therapy with perfluorochemical (Fluosol-DA 20%) or its detergent component (poloxamer 188) in a poorly collateralized animal model. Absence of a role of polymorphonuclear leukocytes.  J Am Coll Cardiol. 1994 Oct;24(4):1098-108.  PMID: 7930204
  316. Velasco CE, Turner M, Inagami T, Atkinson JB, Virmani R, Jackson EK, Murray JJ, Forman MB. Reperfusion enhances the local release of endothelin after regional myocardial ischemia.  Am Heart J. 1994 Sep;128(3):441-51.  PMID: 8074003
  317. Virmani R, Farb A, Burke AP.  Coronary angioplasty from the perspective of atherosclerotic plaque: morphologic predictors of immediate success and restenosis.  Am Heart J. 1994 Jan;127(1):163-79. Review.  PMID: 8273736
  318. Burke AP, Farb A, Sessums L, Virmani R.  Causes of sudden cardiac death in patients with replacement valves: an autopsy study.  J Heart Valve Dis. 1994 Jan;3(1):10-6.  PMID: 8162204
  319. Flugelman MY, Virmani R, Correa R, Yu ZX, Farb A, Leon MB, Elami A, Fu YM, Casscells W, Epstein SE. Smooth muscle cell abundance and fibroblast growth factors in coronary lesions of patients with nonfatal unstable angina. A clue to the mechanism of transformation from the stable to the unstable clinical state.  Circulation. 1993 Dec;88(6):2493-500.  PMID: 7504590
  320. Buller CE, Culp SC, Sketch MH Jr, Phillips HR, Virmani R, Stack RS. Thermal-perfusion balloon coronary angioplasty: in vivo evaluation.  Am Heart J. 1993 Jan;125(1):226-33.  PMID: 8417522
  321. Hong MK, Wong SC, Farb A, Mehlman MD, Virmani R, Barry JJ, Leon MB.  Feasibility and drug delivery efficiency of a new balloon angioplasty catheter capable of performing simultaneous local drug delivery.  Coron Artery Dis. 1993 Nov;4(11):1023-7.  PMID: 8173708
  322. Virmani R, Farb A, Burke AP. Ischemia from myocardial coronary bridging: fact or fancy?  Hum Pathol. 1993 Jul;24(7):687-8. No abstract available.   PMID: 8319947
  323. Yang BC, Virmani R, Nichols WW, Mehta JL. Platelets protect against myocardial dysfunction and injury induced by ischemia and reperfusion in isolated rat hearts.  Circ Res. 1993 Jun;72(6):1181-90.  PMID: 8495548
  324. Farb A, Kolodgie FD, Jenkins M, Virmani R. Myocardial infarct extension during reperfusion after coronary artery occlusion: pathologic evidence.  J Am Coll Cardiol. 1993 Apr;21(5):1245-53.  PMID: 8459084
  325. Farb A, Kolodgie FD, Jones RM, Jenkins M, Virmani R.  Early detection and measurement of experimental myocardial infarcts with horseradish peroxidase.  J Mol Cell Cardiol. 1993 Apr;25(4):343-53.  PMID: 7688052
  326. Kolodgie FD, Virmani R, Cornhill JF, Herderick EE, Malcom GT, Mergner WJ. Cocaine: an independent risk factor for aortic sudanophilia. A preliminary report.  Atherosclerosis. 1992 Nov;97(1):53-62.   PMID: 1280144
  327. Taylor AJ, Rogan KM, Virmani R.  Sudden cardiac death associated with isolated congenital coronary artery anomalies.  J Am Coll Cardiol. 1992 Sep;20(3):640-7. PMID: 1512344
  328. Kuhn FE, Gillis RA, Virmani R, Visner MS, Schaer GL. Cocaine produces coronary artery vasoconstriction independent of an intact endothelium.  Chest. 1992 Aug;102(2):581-5.  PMID: 1643952
  329. Virmani R, Farb A. Risk factors in the pathogenesis of coronary artery disease.  Compr Ther. 1992 Jul;18(7):7-11. Review. No abstract available.  PMID: 1424528
  330. Burke AP, Farb A, Virmani R.  Causes of sudden death in athletes.  Cardiol Clin. 1992 May;10(2):303-17. Review.  PMID: 1533567
  331. Norton ED, Jackson EK, Turner MB, Virmani R, Forman MB.  The effects of intravenous infusions of selective adenosine A1-receptor and A2-receptor agonists on myocardial reperfusion injury.  Am Heart J. 1992 Feb;123(2):332-8.  PMID: 1736567
  332. Forman MB, Pitarys CJ 2nd, Vildibill HD, Lambert TL, Ingram DA, Virmani R, Murray JJ. Pharmacologic perturbation of neutrophils by Fluosol results in a sustained reduction in infarct size in the canine model of reperfusion.  J Am Coll Cardiol. 1992 Jan;19(1):205-16.  PMID: 1729335
  333. Virmani R, Farb A.  Rotational coronary atherectomy.  J Am Coll Cardiol. 1991 Dec;18(7):1702-3. No abstract available.   PMID: 1960316
  334. Velasco CE, Turner M, Cobb MA, Virmani R, Forman MB. Myocardial reperfusion injury in the canine model after 40 minutes of ischemia: effect of intracoronary adenosine.  Am Heart J. 1991 Dec;122(6):1561-70. PMID: 1957750
  335. Norton ED, Jackson EK, Virmani R, Forman MB. Effect of intravenous adenosine on myocardial reperfusion injury in a model with low myocardial collateral blood flow.  Am Heart J. 1991 Nov;122(5):1283-91.  PMID: 1950990
  336. Kolodgie FD, Virmani R, Farb A. Limitation of no reflow injury by blood-free reperfusion with oxygenated perfluorochemical (Fluosol-DA 20%).  J Am Coll Cardiol. 1991 Jul;18(1):215-23.  PMID: 2050924
  337. Kolodgie FD, Virmani R, Cornhill JF, Herderick EE, Smialek J. Increase in atherosclerosis and adventitial mast cells in cocaine abusers: an alternative mechanism of cocaine-associated coronary vasospasm and thrombosis.  J Am Coll Cardiol. 1991 Jun;17(7):1553-60.  PMID: 2033185
  338. Burke AP, Farb A, Virmani R, Goodin J, Smialek JE. Sports-related and non-sports-related sudden cardiac death in young adults. Am Heart J. 1991 Feb;121(2 Pt 1):568-75. PMID: 1825009
  339. Pitarys CJ 2nd, Virmani R, Vildibill HD Jr, Jackson EK, Forman MB. Reduction of myocardial reperfusion injury by intravenous adenosine administered during the early reperfusion period.  Circulation. 1991 Jan;83(1):237-47.  PMID: 1984882
  340. Virmani R. Cocaine-associated cardiovascular disease: clinical and pathological aspects.  NIDA Res Monogr. 1991;108:220-9. Review.  PMID: 1749414
  341. Rice HE, Virmani R, Hart CL, Kolodgie FD, Farb A. Dose-dependent reduction of myocardial infarct size with the perfluorochemical Fluosol-DA  Am Heart J. 1990 Nov;120(5):1039-46.  PMID: 2239656
  342. Farb A, Virmani R, Atkinson JB, Kolodgie FD.  Plaque morphology and pathologic changes in arteries from patients dying after coronary balloon angioplasty.  J Am Coll Cardiol. 1990 Nov;16(6):1421-9.  PMID: 2229795
  343. Babbitt DG, Virmani R, Vildibill HD Jr, Norton ED, Forman MB. Intracoronary adenosine administration during reperfusion following 3 hours of ischemia: effects on infarct size, ventricular function, and regional myocardial blood flow.  Am Heart J. 1990 Oct;120(4):808-18.  PMID: 2220534
  344. Schaer GL, Karas SP, Santoian EC, Gold C, Visner MS, Virmani R. Reduction in reperfusion injury by blood-free reperfusion after experimental myocardial infarction.  J Am Coll Cardiol. 1990 May;15(6):1385-93. PMID: 2329241
  345. Forman MB, Virmani R, Puett DW. Mechanisms and therapy of myocardial reperfusion injury.  Circulation. 1990 Mar;81(3 Suppl):IV69-78. Review.  PMID: 2407376
  346. Virmani R, Forman MB, Kolodgie FD. Myocardial reperfusion injury. Histopathological effects of perfluorochemical.  Circulation. 1990 Mar;81(3 Suppl):IV57-68. Review.  PMID: 2407375
  347. Walley VM, Virmani R, Silver MD. Pulmonary arterial dissections and ruptures: to be considered in patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension presenting with cardiogenic shock or sudden death.  Pathology. 1990 Jan;22(1):1-4.  PMID: 2362776
  348. Virmani R, Osmialowski AF, Kolodgie FD, Forman MB. The effect of perfluorochemical fluosol-DA (20%) on myocardial infarct healing in the rabbit.  Am J Cardiovasc Pathol. 1990;3(1):69-80.  PMID: 2331363
  349. Atkinson JB, Virmani R. Congestive heart failure due to coronary artery disease without myocardial infarction: clinicopathologic description of an unusual cardiomyopathy.  Hum Pathol. 1989 Dec;20(12):1155-62.  PMID: 2591945
  350. Babbitt DG, Virmani R, Forman MB. Intracoronary adenosine administered after reperfusion limits vascular injury after prolonged ischemia in the canine model.  Circulation. 1989 Nov;80(5):1388-99. PMID: 2805274
  351. Bajaj AK, Cobb MA, Virmani R, Gay JC, Light RT, Forman MB. Limitation of myocardial reperfusion injury by intravenous perfluorochemicals. Role of neutrophil activation.  Circulation. 1989 Mar;79(3):645-56. PMID: 2537160
  352. Forman MB, Puett DW, Virmani R. Endothelial and myocardial injury during ischemia and reperfusion: pathogenesis and therapeutic implications. J Am Coll Cardiol. 1989 Feb;13(2):450-9. Review. PMID: 2643655
  353. Virmani R, Kolodgie FD, Osmialowski A, Zimmerman P, Mergner W, Forman MB. Myocardial protection by perfluorochemical infusion during transient ischemia produced by balloon coronary occlusion.  Am Heart J. 1988 Aug;116(2 Pt 1):421-31.  PMID: 2969667
  354. Forman MB, Puett DW, Cates CU, McCroskey DE, Beckman JK, Greene HL, Virmani R. Glutathione redox pathway and reperfusion injury. Effect of N-acetylcysteine on infarct size and ventricular function. Circulation. 1988 Jul;78(1):202-13.  PMID: 3383404
  355. Virmani R, Atkinson JB, Forman MB. Aortocoronary saphenous vein bypass grafts.  Cardiovasc Clin. 1988;18(2):41-62. Review. No abstract available.   PMID: 3275420
  356. Atkinson JB, Rybicka K, Huddleston CB, Starnes VA, Prager RL, Virmani R. The effect of verapamil cardioplegia on myocardial ultrastructure.  Am J Cardiovasc Pathol. 1988;2(1):69-77.  PMID: 3207491
  357. White CJ, Ramee SR, Card HG, Abrahams LA, Svinarich JT, Wade CE, Rodkey WG, Virmani R. Laser angioplasty: an atherosclerotic swine model.  Lasers Surg Med. 1988;8(3):318-21.  PMID: 2969072
  358. Forman MB, Wilson BH, Sheller JR, Kopelman HA, Vaughn WK, Virmani R, Friesinger GC.  Right ventricular hypertrophy is an important determinant of right ventricular infarction complicating acute inferior left ventricular infarction.  J Am Coll Cardiol. 1987 Dec;10(6):1180-7.  PMID: 2960725
  359. Olafsson B, Forman MB, Puett DW, Pou A, Cates CU, Friesinger GC, Virmani R. Reduction of reperfusion injury in the canine preparation by intracoronary adenosine: importance of the endothelium and the no-reflow phenomenon.  Circulation. 1987 Nov;76(5):1135-45.  PMID: 3664998
  360. Virmani R, Robinowitz M, Geer JC, Breslin PP, Beyer JC, McAllister HA. Coronary artery atherosclerosis revisited in Korean war combat casualties.  Arch Pathol Lab Med. 1987 Oct;111(10):972-6.  PMID: 3307684
  361. Puett DW, Forman MB, Cates CU, Wilson BH, Hande KR, Friesinger GC, Virmani R. Oxypurinol limits myocardial stunning but does not reduce infarct size after reperfusion.  Circulation. 1987 Sep;76(3):678-86.  PMID: 3621527
  362. Forman MB, Puett DW, Bingham SE, Virmani R, Tantengco MV, Light RT, Bajaj A, Price R, Friesinger G. Preservation of endothelial cell structure and function by intracoronary perfluorochemical in a canine preparation of reperfusion.  Circulation. 1987 Aug;76(2):469-79.  PMID: 3608128
  363. Forman MB, Puett DW, Wilson BH, Vaughn WK, Friesinger GC, Virmani R. Beneficial long-term effect of intracoronary perfluorochemical on infarct size and ventricular function in a canine reperfusion model.  J Am Coll Cardiol. 1987 May;9(5):1082-90.  PMID: 3571747
  364. Virmani R, Robinowitz M. Cardiac pathology and sports medicine.  Hum Pathol. 1987 May;18(5):493-501. No abstract available.   PMID: 3570280
  365. Virmani R, Roberts WC.  Sudden cardiac death.  Hum Pathol. 1987 May;18(5):485-92. No abstract available.   PMID: 3570279
  366. Virmani R, Ursell PC, Fenoglio JJ. Examination of the heart.  Hum Pathol. 1987 May;18(5):432-40. No abstract available.   PMID: 3494658
  367. Kishel JC, Virmani R. Pathologic features of sudden cardiac death: an overview.  South Med J. 1987 Apr;80(4):487-93. Review.  PMID: 3551092
  368. Cates CU, Virmani R, Vaughn WK, Robertson RM. Electrocardiographic markers of cardiac metastasis.  Am Heart J. 1986 Dec;112(6):1297-303. PMID: 3788778
  369. Kolodgie FD, Dawson AK, Roden DM, Forman MB, Virmani R. Effect of Fluosol-DA on infarct morphology and vulnerability to ventricular arrhythmia.  Am Heart J. 1986 Dec;112(6):1192-201.  PMID: 3788766
  370. Forman MB, Collins HW, Kopelman HA, Vaughn WK, Perry JM, Virmani R, Friesinger GC. Determinants of left ventricular aneurysm formation after anterior myocardial infarction: a clinical and angiographic study.  J Am Coll Cardiol. 1986 Dec;8(6):1256-62.   PMID: 3782632
  371. Phillips M, Robinowitz M, Higgins JR, Boran KJ, Reed T, Virmani R.  Sudden cardiac death in Air Force recruits. A 20-year review.  JAMA. 1986 Nov 21;256(19):2696-9.  PMID: 3773175
  372. Virmani R, Robinowitz M, Atkinson JB, Forman MB, Silver MD, McAllister HA. Acquired coronary arterial aneurysms: an autopsy study of 52 patients.  Hum Pathol. 1986 Jun;17(6):575-83.  PMID: 3710470
  373. Atkinson JB, Barnhill J, Virmani R. Isolated right ventricular infarction: a rare complication of coronary artery dissection.  South Med J. 1986 May;79(5):619-22.  PMID: 3704731
  374. Forman MB, Oates JA, Robertson D, Robertson RM, Roberts LJ 2nd, Virmani R. Increased adventitial mast cells in a patient with coronary spasm.  N Engl J Med. 1985 Oct 31;313(18):1138-41. No abstract available.   PMID: 2413358
  375. Atkinson JB, Forman MB, Vaughn WK, Robinowitz M, McAllister HA, Virmani R. Morphologic changes in long-term saphenous vein bypass grafts.  Chest. 1985 Sep;88(3):341-8.  PMID: 3875453
  376. Atkinson JB, Robinowitz M, McAllister HA, Virmani R.  Association of eosinophils with cardiac rupture.  Hum Pathol. 1985 Jun;16(6):562-8.  PMID: 3997134
  377. Kopelman HA, Forman MB, Wilson BH, Kolodgie FD, Smith RF, Friesinger GC, Virmani R. Right ventricular myocardial infarction in patients with chronic lung disease: possible role of right ventricular hypertrophy.  J Am Coll Cardiol. 1985 Jun;5(6):1302-7.  PMID: 3158686
  378. Barnhill JE, Wikswo JP Jr, Dawson AK, Gundersen S, Robertson RM, Robertson D, Virmani R, Smith RF.  The QRS complex during transient myocardial ischemia: studies in patients with variant angina pectoris and in a canine preparation.  Circulation. 1985 May;71(5):901-11.  PMID: 3986980
  379. Forman MB, Bingham S, Kopelman HA, Wehr C, Sandler MP, Kolodgie F, Vaughn WK, Friesinger GC, Virmani R. Reduction of infarct size with intracoronary perfluorochemical in a canine preparation of reperfusion.  Circulation. 1985 May;71(5):1060-8.  PMID: 3986976
  380. Atkinson JB, Forman MB, Perry JM, Virmani R. Correlation of saphenous vein bypass graft angiograms with histologic changes at necropsy.  Am J Cardiol. 1985 Apr 1;55(8):952-5.  PMID: 3872590
  381. Virmani R, Robinowitz M, McAllister HA Jr.  Exercise and the heart. A review of cardiac pathology associated with physical activity.  Pathol Annu. 1985;20 Pt 2:431-62. Review. No abstract available. PMID: 3160003
  382. Kolodgie FD, Dawson AK, Forman MB, Virmani R. Effect of perfluorochemical (Fluosol-DA) on infarct morphology in dogs.  Virchows Arch B Cell Pathol Incl Mol Pathol. 1985;50(2):119-34.  PMID: 2868560
  383. Roberts WC, Virmani R. Formation of new coronary arteries within a previously obstructed epicardial coronary artery (intraarterial arteries): a mechanism for occurrence of angiographically normal coronary arteries after healing of acute myocardial infarction.  Am J Cardiol. 1984 Dec 1;54(10):1361-2. No abstract available.   PMID: 6507312
  384. Virmani R, Forman MB, Robinowitz M, McAllister HA Jr. Coronary artery dissections.  Cardiol Clin. 1984 Nov;2(4):633-46.  PMID: 6242471
  385. Forman MB, Goodin J, Phelan B, Kopelman H, Virmani R. Electrocardiographic changes associated with isolated right ventricular infarction.  J Am Coll Cardiol. 1984 Sep;4(3):640-3.  PMID: 6470348
  386. Virmani R, Chun PK, Robinowitz M, Goldstein RE, McAllister HA Jr. Length of left main coronary artery. Lack of correlation to coronary artery dominance and bicuspid aortic valve: an autopsy study of 54 cases.  Arch Pathol Lab Med. 1984 Aug;108(8):638-41.  PMID: 6547591
  387. Virmani R, Chun PK, Goldstein RE, Robinowitz M, McAllister HA.  Acute takeoffs of the coronary arteries along the aortic wall and congenital coronary ostial valve-like ridges: association with sudden death.  J Am Coll Cardiol. 1984 Mar;3(3):766-71.  PMID: 6693648
  388. Virmani R, Robinowitz M, McAllister HA Jr. Coronary heart disease in 48 autopsy patients 30 years old and younger.  Arch Pathol Lab Med. 1983 Oct;107(10):535-40.  PMID: 6688516
  389. Virmani R, Roberts WC. Extravasated erythrocytes, iron, and fibrin in atherosclerotic plaques of coronary arteries in fatal coronary heart disease and their relation to luminal thrombus: frequency and significance in 57 necropsy patients and in 2958 five mm segments of 224 major epicardial coronary arteries.  Am Heart J. 1983 May;105(5):788-97.  PMID: 6846122
  390. Virmani R, Khedekar RR, Robinowitz M, McAllister HA Jr. Tumor embolization in coronary artery causing myocardial infarction.  Arch Pathol Lab Med. 1983 May;107(5):243-5. No abstract available.   PMID: 6687670
  391. Robinowitz M, Virmani R, McAllister HA JrU. Spontaneous coronary artery dissection and eosinophilic inflammation: a cause and effect relationship?  Am J Med. 1982 Jun;72(6):923-8.  PMID: 7091163
  392. Virmani R, Robinowitz M, McAllister HA Jr. Nontraumatic death in joggers. A series of 30 patients at autopsy.  Am J Med. 1982 Jun;72(6):874-82.  PMID: 6211977
  393. Cabin HS, Schwartz DE, Virmani R, Brewer HB Jr, Roberts WC. Type III hyperlipoproteinemia: Quantification, distribution, and nature of atherosclerotic coronary arterial narrowing in five necropsy patients.  Am Heart J. 1981 Nov;102(5):830-5.  PMID: 7304393
  394. Virmani R, Roberts WC. Non-fatal healed transmural myocardial infarction and fatal non-cardiac disease. Qualification and quantification of coronary arterial narrowing and of left ventricular scarring in 18 necropsy patients.  Br Heart J. 1981 Apr;45(4):434-41.  PMID: 7225256
  395. Virmani R, Roberts WC. Quantification of coronary arterial narrowing and of left ventricular myocardial scarring in healed myocardial infarction with chronic, eventually fatal, congestive cardiac failure.  Am J Med. 1980 Jun;68(6):831-8. No abstract available.   PMID: 7386490
  396. Isner JM, Cohen SR, Virmani R, Lawrinson W, Roberts WC. Complications of the intraaortic balloon counterpulsation device: clinical and morphologic observations in 45 necropsy patients.  Am J Cardiol. 1980 Feb;45(2):260-8. No abstract available.   PMID: 7355736
  397. Isner JM, Virmani R, Itscoitz SB, Roberts WC. Clinical pathologic conference. Left and right ventricular myocardial infarction in idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy.  Am Heart J. 1980 Feb;99(2):235-42. No abstract available.   PMID: 6444343
  398. Virmani R, Roberts WC. Structure-function correlations in cardiovascular and pulmonary diseases (CPC). Disappearance of symptomatic coronary heart disease and death from a noncardiac condition. Clinical conference from the Pathology Branch, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda.  Chest. 1980 Jan;77(1):91-3. No abstract available.   PMID: 7351156
  399. Roberts WC, Virmani R. Quantification of coronary arterial narrowing in clinically-isolated unstable angina pectoris. An analysis of 22 necropsy patients.  Am J Med. 1979 Nov;67(5):792-9. No abstract available.   PMID: 507090
  400. Virmani R, Popovsky MA, Roberts WC. Thrombocytosis, coronary thrombosis and acute myocardial infarction.  Am J Med. 1979 Sep;67(3):498-506.  PMID: 474596
  401. Isner JM, Falcone MW, Virmani R, Roberts WC. Cardiac sarcoma causing “ASH” and simulating coronary heart disease.  Am J Med. 1979 Jun;66(6):1025-30. No abstract available.   PMID: 156497