Mahwash Kassi, MD

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


Publications

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

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

Utility of Cardiac Compute Tomography in Patients with Left Ventricular Assist Devices
Kassi, M, Hannawi, B, Alamzaib, SM, Ramirez Giraldo, JC & Chang, SM 2018, , Current Cardiovascular Imaging Reports, vol. 11, no. 11, 30. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12410-018-9466-0

Differentiating benign from malignant cardiac tumors with cardiac magnetic resonance imaging
Kassi, M, Polsani, V, Schutt, RC, Wong, S, Nabi, F, Reardon, MJ & Shah, DJ 2019, , Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, vol. 157, no. 5, pp. 1912-1922.e2. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jtcvs.2018.09.057

Neuroendocrine tumor involving the epicardium
Soyano, AE, Kassi, M & Kasi, PM 2017, , Case Reports in Oncology, vol. 10, no. 3, pp. 1144-1149. https://doi.org/10.1159/000485560

Rapid Left Ventricular Recovery After Correction of a Secundum Atrial Septal Defect: Understanding the Hemodynamics
Thakkar, AN, Kassi, M & Lin, CH 2017, , Methodist DeBakey cardiovascular journal, vol. 13, no. 3, pp. 160-164. https://doi.org/10.14797/mdcj-13-3-160

Role of multimodality imaging in patients with left ventricular assist device
Kassi, M & Estep, JD 2016, , Current Opinion in Cardiology, vol. 31, no. 5, pp. 510-522. https://doi.org/10.1097/HCO.0000000000000318

MDCT assessment of mechanical circulatory support device complications
Vivo, RP, Kassi, M, Estep, JD, Bhimaraj, A, Trachtenberg, BH, Orrego, CM, Loebe, M, Bruckner, BA, Nabi, F, Mahmarian, JJ, Zoghbi, WA & Chang, SM 2015, , JACC: Cardiovascular Imaging, vol. 8, no. 1, pp. 100-102. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jcmg.2014.06.023

Association between hematological indices and coronary calcification in symptomatic patients without history of coronary artery disease
Chaikriangkrai, K, Kassi, M, Alchalabi, S, Bala, SK, Adigun, R, Botero, S & Chang, SM 2014, , North American Journal of Medical Sciences, vol. 6, no. 9, pp. 433-439. https://doi.org/10.4103/1947-2714.141625

Case report: single coronary artery with ischemia and sudden cardiac arrest
Chaikriangkrai, K, Kassi, M, Polsani, V & Chang, SMI 2014, , Methodist DeBakey cardiovascular journal, vol. 10, no. 2, pp. 121-123.

A rare case of cardiac hemangioma causing ventricular fibrillation
Kassi, M, Polsani, V, Shen, S & Chang, SM 2013, , Journal of the American College of Cardiology, vol. 62, no. 6. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jacc.2013.01.104

Superior vena cava syndrome associated with metastatic adenocarcinoma to the heart: the diagnostic utility of cardiac resonance imaging.
Kassi, M, Polsani, V, Takei, H, Estep, J, Shah, D & Little, S 2013, , Methodist DeBakey cardiovascular journal, vol. 9, no. 3, pp. 179-180. https://doi.org/10.14797/mdcj-9-3-179

Role of cardiac MRI in the assessment of nonischemic cardiomyopathies.
Kassi, M & Nabi, F 2013, , Methodist DeBakey cardiovascular journal, vol. 9, no. 3, pp. 149-155. https://doi.org/10.14797/mdcj-9-3-149

Utility of cardiac computed tomography for assessment of prosthetic aortic valve dysfunction with pannus formation.
Kassi, M, Garg, N & Chang, SM 2013, , Methodist DeBakey cardiovascular journal, vol. 9, no. 3, pp. 174-175. https://doi.org/10.14797/mdcj-9-3-174

A rare case of amatoxin poisoning in the state of Texas
Chen, WC, Kassi, M, Saeed, U & Frenette, CT 2012, , Case Reports in Gastroenterology, vol. 6, no. 2, pp. 350-357. https://doi.org/10.1159/000339692

Safe blood transfusion practices in blood banks of Karachi, Pakistan
Kassi, M, Afghan, AK, Khanani, MR, Khan, IA & Ali, SH 2011, , Transfusion Medicine, vol. 21, no. 1, pp. 57-62. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-3148.2010.01042.x