Rayan Yousefzai, MD

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


The Cost and Length of Stay Associated with Biventricular Assist Devices in the United States (2009-2015)
Ali, HR, Ehsan, A, Kennedy, K, Riley, P, Seo, A, Bajaj, NS, Singh, A, Sellke, F, Levine, DJ, Kiernan, MS & Yousefzai, R 2020, The Journal of heart and lung transplantation : the official publication of the International Society for Heart Transplantation, vol. 39, no. 4, pp. S400-S401. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.healun.2020.01.142

Utilization of Left Ventricular Assist Devices in Vulnerable Adults Across Medicaid Expansion
Ehsan, A, Zeymo, A, McDermott, J, Shara, NM, Sellke, FW, Yousefzai, R & Al-Refaie, WB 2019, Journal of Surgical Research, vol. 243, pp. 503-508. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jss.2019.05.015

The association between novel clinical factors and gastrointestinal bleeding among patients supported with continuous-flow left ventricular assist device therapy
Thohan, V, Shi, Y, Rappelt, M, Yousefzai, R, Sulemanjee, NZ, Hastings, TE, Cheema, OM, Downey, F & Crouch, JD 2019, Journal of cardiac surgery, vol. 34, no. 6, pp. 453-462. https://doi.org/10.1111/jocs.14062

Benefits of Neurohormonal Therapy in Patients with Continuous-Flow Left Ventricular Assist Devices
Yousefzai, R, Brambatti, M, Tran, HA, Pedersen, R, Braun, O, Baykaner, T, Ghashghaei, R, Sulemanjee, NZ, Cheema, OM, Rappelt, M, Baeza, C, Alkhayyat, A, Shi, Y, Pretorius, V, Greenberg, B, Adler, E & Thohan, V 2019, ASAIO Journal, pp. 409-414. https://doi.org/10.1097/MAT.0000000000001022

Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy with aortic dilation: A novel observation
Yousefzai, R, Agarwal, A, Fuad Jan, M, Cho, C, Anigbogu, M, Shetabi, K, Singh, M, Bush, M, Treiber, S, Port, S, Ammar, KA, Paterick, TE, Jain, R, Khandheria, BK & Jamil Tajik, A 2017, European Heart Journal Cardiovascular Imaging, vol. 18, no. 12, pp. 1398-1403. https://doi.org/10.1093/ehjci/jew292

Relationship of cardiac troponin to systolic global longitudinal strain in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
Agarwal, A, Yousefzai, R, Shetabi, K, Samad, F, Aggarwal, S, Cho, C, Bush, M, Jan, MF, Khandheria, BK, Paterick, TE & Tajik, AJ 2017, Echocardiography, vol. 34, no. 10, pp. 1470-1477. https://doi.org/10.1111/echo.13645

The association between ischemic and jeopardized myocardia and all-cause mortality in patients with peripheral artery disease
Hammad, TA, Yousefzai, R, Venkatachalam, S, Lowry, A, Gornik, HL, Jaber, W, Bartholomew, JR, Kim, SH, Cerqueira, M, Gray, BH, Blackstone, EH & Shishehbor, MH 2016, Vascular Medicine (United Kingdom), vol. 21, no. 2, pp. 113-119. https://doi.org/10.1177/1358863X15623629

Palliative Care in Heart Failure
Ghashghaei, R, Yousefzai, R & Adler, E 2016, Progress in Cardiovascular Diseases, vol. 58, no. 4, pp. 455-460. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pcad.2016.01.002

Prosthetic valve endocarditis: Multiple complications in one patient
Yousefzai, R & Khandheria, BK 2015, European Heart Journal Cardiovascular Imaging, vol. 16, no. 8. https://doi.org/10.1093/ehjci/jev075

Clinical Application of WHF-MOGE(S) Classification for Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
Agarwal, A, Yousefzai, R, Jan, MF, Cho, C, Shetabi, K, Bush, M, Khandheria, BK, Paterick, TE, Treiber, S, Sra, J, Werner, P, Allaqaband, S, Bajwa, T & Tajik, AJ 2015, Global Heart, vol. 10, no. 3, pp. 209-219. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gheart.2015.01.001

Expecting the unexpected: right atrial mass in a transplant patient
Yousefzai, R, Trivedi, S, Jain, R, Cheema, OM, Crouch, JD, Thohan, V & Khandheria, BK 2015, ESC Heart Failure, vol. 2, no. 4, pp. 164-167. https://doi.org/10.1002/ehf2.12065

Transient apical thickening following apical ballooning syndrome: A case series
Abudiab, MM, Wilansky, S, Lester, SJ, Yousefzai, R, Tyler, R & Tajik, AJ 2015, Echocardiography, vol. 32, no. 11, pp. 1723-1727. https://doi.org/10.1111/echo.13001

Outcomes of patients with ischemic mitral regurgitation undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention
Yousefzai, R, Bajaj, N, Krishnaswamy, A, Goel, SS, Agarwal, S, Aksoy, O, Aggarwal, B, Duarte, VE, Anabtawi, A, Parashar, A, Sodhi, N, Thomas, J, Griffin, BP, Tuzcu, EM & Kapadia, SR 2014, American Journal of Cardiology, vol. 114, no. 7, pp. 1011-1017. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.amjcard.2014.07.012

Significance of aortic valve calcification in patients with low-gradient low-flow aortic stenosis
Aksoy, O, Cam, A, Agarwal, S, Ige, M, Yousefzai, R, Singh, D, Griffin, BP, Schoenhagen, P, Kapadia, SR & Tuzcu, ME 2014, Clinical Cardiology, vol. 37, no. 1, pp. 26-31. https://doi.org/10.1002/clc.22212

Cardiogenic shock in the setting of severe aortic stenosis: Role of intra-aortic balloon pump support
Aksoy, O, Yousefzai, R, Singh, D, Agarwal, S, OBrien, B, Griffin, BP, Kapadia, SR, Tuzcu, ME, Penn, MS, Nissen, SE & Menon, V 2011, Heart, vol. 97, no. 10, pp. 838-843. https://doi.org/10.1136/hrt.2010.206367

Mass spectrometric evidence for an alternate disulfide bond in chloroplast fructose bisphosphatase
Wu, W, Watson, JT, Stevens, FJ, Yousefzai, R & Anderson, LE 2004, Photosynthesis Research, vol. 79, no. 2, pp. 189-200. https://doi.org/10.1023/B:PRES.0000015407.61574.63

Both chloroplastic and cytosolic fructose bisphosphatase isozymes are present in the pea leaf nucleus
Anderson, LE, Yousefzai, R, Ringenberg, MR & Carol, AA 2004, Plant Science, vol. 166, no. 3, pp. 721-730. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.plantsci.2003.11.008

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