Erik Eddie Suarez, MD

Assistant Professor of Cardiovascular Surgery, Academic Institute
Assistant Clinical Member, Research Institute
Houston Methodist
Weill Cornell Medical College


Active Clinical Trials

Heartware DT Supplement Study

NCT01966458

Publications

Percutaneous Left Axillary Artery Placement of Intra-Aortic Balloon Pump in Advanced Heart Failure Patients
Bhimaraj, A, Agrawal, T, Duran, A, Tamimi, O, Amione-Guerra, J, Trachtenberg, B, Guha, A, Hussain, I, Kim, J, Kassi, M, Xu, J, Suarez, EE, Ngo, UQ, Torre-Amione, G & Estep, JD 2020, JACC: Heart Failure, vol. 8, no. 4, pp. 313-323. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jchf.2020.01.011

Data-Driven Volume Thresholds Predictive of Improved Outcomes after Orthotopic Heart Transplantation
Frankel, WC, Godfrey, EL, Suarez, EE, Rana, A, Shafii, AE, Loor, G & Liao, KK 2020, The Journal of heart and lung transplantation : the official publication of the International Society for Heart Transplantation, vol. 39, no. 4, pp. S363. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.healun.2020.01.441

A Data-Driven Approach to Defining the Volume-Outcome Relationship in Lung Transplantation
Godfrey, EL, Frankel, WC, Rana, A, Liao, KK, Loor, G & Suarez, EE 2020, The Journal of heart and lung transplantation : the official publication of the International Society for Heart Transplantation, vol. 39, no. 4, pp. S364. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.healun.2020.01.445

Heart Transplant Outcomes in Obese Patients BMI 35-39.9
Liu, Y, Padilla, FA, Graviss, EA, Nguyen, D, Gnanashanmugam, S & Suarez, EE 2020, The Journal of heart and lung transplantation : the official publication of the International Society for Heart Transplantation, vol. 39, no. 4, pp. S225-S226. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.healun.2020.01.873

Axillary Impella 5.0 Outcomes - A Single Center Review
Patel, H, Suarez, EE, Bruckner, B, Ngo, U & Bhimaraj, A 2020, The Journal of heart and lung transplantation : the official publication of the International Society for Heart Transplantation, vol. 39, no. 4, pp. S417. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.healun.2020.01.189

Association of Clinical Outcomes with Left Ventricular Assist Device Use by Bridge to Transplant or Destination Therapy Intent: The Multicenter Study of MagLev Technology in Patients Undergoing Mechanical Circulatory Support Therapy with HeartMate 3 (MOMENTUM 3) Randomized Clinical Trial
Goldstein, DJ, Naka, Y, Horstmanshof, D, Ravichandran, AK, Schroder, J, Ransom, J, Itoh, A, Uriel, N, Cleveland, JC, Raval, NY, Cogswell, R, Suarez, EE, Lowes, BD, Kim, G, Bonde, P, Sheikh, FH, Sood, P, Farrar, DJ & Mehra, MR 2020, JAMA Cardiology, vol. 5, no. 4, pp. 411-419. https://doi.org/10.1001/jamacardio.2019.5323

Waitlist and post-transplant outcomes in patients listed with intra-aortic balloon pump for heart transplant: United Network for Organ Sharing registry
Duran, A, Nguyen, DT, Graviss, EA, Bhimaraj, A, Trachtenberg, B, Hussain, I, Park, M, Estep, JD, Suarez, EE & Guha, A 2020, International Journal of Artificial Organs. https://doi.org/10.1177/0391398820903312

Pulse assessment is important with blood pressure measurement in individuals with continuous flow left ventricular assist devices
Marcos-Abdala, HG, Cruz-Solbes, AS, Hussain, I, Trachtenberg, B, Ashrith, G, Torre-Amione, G, Bruckner, B, Suarez, EE, Estep, JD & Bhimaraj, A 2020, International Journal of Artificial Organs. https://doi.org/10.1177/0391398820927022

Clinical Outcomes and Quality of Life with an Ambulatory Counterpulsation Pump in Advanced Heart Failure Patients: Results of the Multicenter Feasibility Trial
Uriel, N, Jeevanandam, V, Imamura, T, Onsager, D, Song, T, Ota, T, Juricek, C, Combs, P, Lammy, T, Patel-Raman, S, Woolley, JR, Sayer, G, Milano, C, Schroder, J, Molina, E, Grinstein, J, Suarez, EE, Estep, JD, Aggarwal, S, Silvestry, S & Raval, N 2020, Circulation: Heart Failure. https://doi.org/10.1161/CIRCHEARTFAILURE.119.006666

Cardiogenic Shock in Perioperative and Intraoperative Settings: A Team Approach
Masud, FN, Gheewala, G, Giesecke, NM, Suarez, EE & Ratnani, I 2020, Methodist DeBakey cardiovascular journal, vol. 16, no. 1. https://doi.org/10.14797/mdcj-16-1-e1

Delayed autologous stem cell transplantation following cardiac transplantation experience in patients with cardiac amyloidosis
Trachtenberg, BH, Kamble, RT, Rice, L, Araujo-Gutierrez, R, Bhimaraj, A, Guha, A, Park, MH, Hussain, I, Bruckner, BA, Suarez, EE, Victor, III, DW, Adrogue, HE, Baker, KR & Estep, JD 2019, American Journal of Transplantation, vol. 19, no. 10, pp. 2900-2909. https://doi.org/10.1111/ajt.15487

Application techniques of a novel hemostat in cardiac operations: HEMOBLAST
Bruckner, BA, Ngo, U, Ramchandani, M, Suarez, EE, Awad, S & Reardon, MJ 2019, Journal of cardiac surgery, vol. 34, no. 9, pp. 849-853. https://doi.org/10.1111/jocs.14171

Implication of Ventricular Assist Devices in Extracorporeal Membranous Oxygenation Patients Listed for Heart Transplantation
Guha, A, Hannawi, B, Cruz-Solbes, AS, Nguyen, DT, Bruckner, BA, Trachtenberg, B, Graviss, EA, Bhimaraj, A, Park, M, Hussain, I, MacGillivray, TE, Suarez, EE & Estep, JD 2019, Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine, vol. 8, no. 5. https://doi.org/10.3390/jcm8050572

Retransplantation Outcomes at a Large Lung Transplantation Program
Ren, D, Kaleekal, TS, Graviss, EA, Nguyen, DT, Sinha, N, Goodarzi, A, Agboli, I, Suarez, EE, Loebe, M, Scheinin, SA & Bruckner, BA 2018, Transplantation Direct, vol. 4, no. 11, e404, pp. e404. https://doi.org/10.1097/TXD.0000000000000844, https://doi.org/10.1097/TXD.0000000000000844

IABP as a Bridge to Transplantation: Can we Identify Who May Benefit From a LVAD?
Guha, A, Ali, A, Nguyen, DT, Bruckner, B, Trachtenberg, B, Graviss, EA, Bhimaraj, A, Park, MH, Hussain, I, Suarez, EE, Torre-Amione, G & Estep, J 2018, Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation, vol. 37, no. 4, pp. S267. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.healun.2018.01.667

Long-Term Survival in Bilateral Lung Transplantation for Scleroderma-Related Lung Disease
Chan, EY, Goodarzi, A, Sinha, N, Nguyen, DT, Youssef, JG, Suarez, EE, Kaleekal, T, Graviss, EA, Bruckner, BA, MacGillivray, TE & Scheinin, SA 2018, Annals of Thoracic Surgery, vol. 105, no. 3, pp. 893-900. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2017.09.038

Melding a high-risk patient for continuous flow left ventricular assist device into a low-risk patient
Amione-Guerra, J, Cruz-Solbes, AS, Bonilla, HG, Estep, JD, Guha, A, Bhimaraj, A, Suarez, EE, Bruckner, BA, Torre-Amione, G, Park, MH & Trachtenberg, BH 2017, ASAIO Journal, vol. 63, no. 6, pp. 704-712. https://doi.org/10.1097/MAT.0000000000000591

Risk Stratification of Patients With Current Generation Continuous-Flow Left Ventricular Assist Devices Being Bridged to Heart Transplantation
Guha, A, Nguyen, D, Cruz-Solbes, AS, Amione-Guerra, J, Schutt, RC, Bhimaraj, A, Trachtenberg, BH, Park, MH, Graviss, EA, Gaber, O, Suarez, E, Montane, E, Torre-Amione, G & Estep, JD 2017, ASAIO Journal, pp. 196-202. https://doi.org/10.1097/MAT.0000000000000635

Interventional Therapy for Pulmonary Embolism
Lumsden, AB & Suarez, E 2017, Methodist DeBakey Cardiovascular Journal, vol. 12, no. 4, pp. 219-224. https://doi.org/10.14797/mdcj-12-4-219

Left Ventricular Assist Device Implantation After Intracardiac Parachute Device Removal
Abu Saleh, WK, Al Jabbari, O, Bruckner, BA, Suarez, EE, Estep, JD & Loebe, M 2015, Annals of Thoracic Surgery, vol. 100, no. 2, pp. 720-722. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2014.10.017

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