Mahwash Kassi, MD

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


Publications

Inflammatory Cardiomyopathies: A Need to Identify Indolent Inflammation
Ali, HJR, Kassi, M, Agrawal, T, Shah, DJ, Alnabelsi, T, El-Tallawi, C, Al-Mallah, M & Bhimaraj, A 2022, , JACC: Case Reports, vol. 4, no. 10, pp. 632-638. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jaccas.2022.03.020

Defining Vasoplegia Following Durable, Continuous Flow Left Ventricular Assist Device Implantation
Swan, JT, Iso, T, Rizk, E, Trachtenberg, BH, Krisl, J, Varnado, S, Suki, WN, Frost, AE, Suarez, E, Uddin, FS, Kassi, M, Giesecke, NM, Bhimaraj, A & Masud, FN 2022, , ASAIO Journal, vol. 68, no. 1, pp. 46-55. https://doi.org/10.1097/MAT.0000000000001419

Cardiovascular magnetic resonance imaging in suspected cardiac tumour: A multicentre outcomes study
Shenoy, C, Grizzard, JD, Shah, DIJ, Kassi, M, Reardon, MJ, Zagurovskaya, M, Kim, HW, Parker, MA & Kim, RJ 2022, , European heart journal, vol. 43, no. 1, pp. 71-80. https://doi.org/10.1093/eurheartj/ehab635

Insights on Infiltrative and Restrictive Cardiomyopathies
Trachtenberg, BH & Kassi, M 2022, , Methodist DeBakey cardiovascular journal, vol. 18, no. 2, pp. 1-3. https://doi.org/10.14797/mdcvj.1098

The Dawn of the Invasive Heart Failure Specialist
Kassi, M 2021, , JACC: Case Reports, vol. 3, no. 10, pp. 1336-1338. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jaccas.2021.06.037

A positive PYP scan: Thinking beyond amyloid
Khalaf, S, Khan, N, Al-Mallah, M, Kassi, M & Shah, D 2021, , Journal of Nuclear Cardiology, vol. 28, no. 4, pp. 1796-1797. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12350-020-02149-6

Defining Vasoplegia Following Durable, Continuous Flow Left Ventricular Assist Device Implantation
Swan, JT, Iso, T, Rizk, E, Trachtenberg, BH, Krisl, J, Varnado, S, Suki, WN, Frost, AE, Suarez, E, Uddin, FS, Kassi, M, Giesecke, NM, Bhimaraj, A & Masud, FN 2021, , ASAIO journal (American Society for Artificial Internal Organs : 1992). https://doi.org/10.1097/MAT.0000000000001419

Baseline global longitudinal strain predictive of anthracycline-induced cardiotoxicity
Araujo-Gutierrez, R, Chitturi, KR, Xu, J, Wang, Y, Kinder, E, Senapati, A, Chebrolu, LB, Kassi, M & Trachtenberg, BH 2021, , Cardio-Oncology, vol. 7, no. 1, 4, pp. 4. https://doi.org/10.1186/s40959-021-00090-2

The prognostic role of cardiac positron emission tomography imaging in patients with sarcoidosis: A systematic review
Ahmed, AI, Abebe, AT, Han, Y, Alnabelsi, T, Agrawal, T, Kassi, M, Aljizeeri, A, Taylor, A, Tleyjeh, IM & Al-Mallah, MH 2021, , Journal of Nuclear Cardiology, vol. 28, no. 4, pp. 1545-1552. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12350-021-02681-z

Diagnosis of cardiac sarcoidosis: a primer for non-imagers
Agrawal, T, Saleh, Y, Sukkari, MH, Alnabelsi, TS, Khan, M, Kassi, M, Bhimaraj, A & Al-Mallah, M 2021, , Heart Failure Reviews. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10741-021-10126-5

Intravenous immunoglobulin in heart transplant recipients with mild to moderate hypogammaglobulinemia and infection
Hoang, J, Krisl, J, Moaddab, M, Nguyen, DT, Graviss, EA, Hussain, I, Kassi, M, Yousefzai, R, Kim, J, Trachtenberg, B, Bhimaraj, A & Guha, A 2022, , Clinical Transplantation, vol. 36, no. 4, e14571. https://doi.org/10.1111/ctr.14571

Acute Circulatory Collapse and Advanced Therapies in Patients with COVID-19 Infection
Thaker, R, Shah, A, Kim, J & Kassi, M 2021, , Methodist DeBakey cardiovascular journal, vol. 17, no. 5, pp. 43-52. https://doi.org/10.14797/mdcvj.1048

Successful treatment of acute heart failure in COVID-19-induced cytokine storm with tocilizumab: A case report
Chitturi, KR, Thacker, S, Al-Saadi, MA, Kassi, M, Savarese, G, Ferrannini, G, Stolfo, D, Fielder Camm, C & Thomson, R 2020, , European Heart Journal - Case Reports, vol. 4, no. FI1, pp. 1-6. https://doi.org/10.1093/ehjcr/ytaa188

Proof of Concept: Echo Compatible Mock-Circulatory Flow Loop to Accurately Quantify Aortic Regurgitation in Patients with Left Ventricular Assist Devices
Kassi, M, Filippini, S, Agrawal, T, Bhimaraj, A, Guha, A, Trachtenberg, B, Kim, J, Fida, N, Hussain, I, Yousefzai, R & Little, S 2020, , The Journal of heart and lung transplantation : the official publication of the International Society for Heart Transplantation, vol. 39, no. 4, pp. S415. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.healun.2020.01.184

No Increase in Infections or Readmissions in Al Amyloid Patients Who Undergo Heart Transplant
Araujo-Gutierrez, R, Bhimaraj, A, Guha, A, Hussain, I, Kassi, M, Kim, JH & Trachtenberg, B 2020, , The Journal of heart and lung transplantation : the official publication of the International Society for Heart Transplantation, vol. 39, no. 4, pp. S285. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.healun.2020.01.629

Incessant PVCs and Cardiomyopathy: Think Outside the Box
Senapati, A, Rojas, SF, Kurrelmeyer, K, Kassi, M, Valderrábano, M, Shah, DJ & Al-Mallah, MH 2020, , Methodist DeBakey cardiovascular journal, vol. 16, no. 2, pp. e1. https://doi.org/10.14797/mdcj-16-2-e1

Association of LVAD Cannula Position with Stroke Risk
Agrawal, T, Abdala, H, Gutierrez, RA, Thaker, R, Xu, S, Fida, N, Kim, J, Hussain, I, Trachtenberg, B, Guha, A, Bhimaraj, A & Kassi, M 2020, , The Journal of heart and lung transplantation : the official publication of the International Society for Heart Transplantation, vol. 39, no. 4, pp. S413-S414. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.healun.2020.01.179

Immune Checkpoint Inhibitor-Related Adverse Cardiovascular Events in Patients With Lung Cancer
Chitturi, KR, Xu, J, Araujo-Gutierrez, R, Bhimaraj, A, Guha, A, Hussain, I, Kassi, M, Bernicker, EH & Trachtenberg, BH 2019, , JACC: CardioOncology, vol. 1, no. 2, pp. 182-192. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jaccao.2019.11.013

Innovative modeling techniques and 3D printing in patients with left ventricular assist devices: A bridge from bench to clinical practice
Thaker, R, Araujo-Gutierrez, R, Marcos-Abdala, HG, Agrawal, T, Fida, N & Kassi, M 2019, , Journal of Clinical Medicine, vol. 8, no. 5, 635. https://doi.org/10.3390/jcm8050635

Novel Use for Intracardiac Echocardiography: Evaluation of Patients With Continuous Flow Left Ventricular Assist Devices
Kassi, M, Rosenbaum, AN, Wiley, BM & Behfar, A 2019, , JACC: Cardiovascular Imaging, vol. 12, no. 2, pp. 363-366. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jcmg.2018.06.022