Contributors

Khaldoon Alaswad, MD

Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI, USA

Alexandre Avran, MD

Arnault Tzank Institut St. Laurent Du Var Nice, Saint Laurent du Var, France

Subhash Banerjee, MD

VA North Texas Healthcare System, Dallas, TX, USA

Marouane Boukhris, MD

Abderrahmen Mami Hospital, Ariana, Tunis

M. Nicholas Burke, MD

Minneapolis Heart Institute, Minneapolis, MN USA

Charles E. Chambers, MD

Penn State University, School Of Medicine, Hershey, PA, USA

James W. Choi, MD

Baylor Heart and Vascular Hospital, Dallas, TX, USA

Stephen L. Cook, MD

Oregon Heart and Vascular Institute, Springfield,

OR, USA

Tony J. DeMartini, MD

Advocate Heart Institute, Downers Grove, IL, USA

Joseph Dens, MD, PhD

Ziekenhuis Oost Limnurg, Genk, Belgium

Parag Doshi, MD

Chicago Cardiology Institute, Schaumburg, IL, USA

Stephen Ellis, MD

Sydell and Arnold Miller Family Heart and Vascular Institute, Cleveland, OH, USA

Alfredo R. Galassi, MD, PhD

Department of Medical Sciences and Pediatrics, University of Catania, Catania, Italy

Gabriele L. Gasparini, MD

Humanitas Research Hospital, Milan, Italy

J. Aaron Grantham, MD

St. Luke's Mid America Heart Institute, Kansas City, MO, USA

Sean Halligan, MD

North Central Heart, Avera Heart Hospital, Sioux Falls, SD, USA

Tarek Helmy, MD

St. Louis University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO, USA

Elizabeth M. Holper, MD

The Heart Hospital Baylor Plano, Dallas, TX, USA

Farouc A. Jaffer, MD, PhD

Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA

Risto Jussila, MD

Helsinki Heart Hospital, Helsinki, Finland

Arun Kalyanasundaram, MD, MPH

Seattle Heart and Vascular Institute, Seattle, WA, USA

Judit Karacsonyi, MD

2nd Department of Internal Medicine and Cardiology Center, University of Szeged, Szeged, Hungray

Jaikirshan Katri, MD

Section of Interventional Cardiology, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH, USA

Michalis Koutouzis, MD

Hellenic Red Cross Hospital, Athens, Greece

Nicholas J. Lembo, MD

Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY, USA

John R. Lesser, MD

Minneapolis Heart Institute, Minneapolis, MN, USA

Michael Luna, MD

UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas TX, USA

Kambis Mashayekhi, MD

University Heartcenter Freiburg, Bad Krozingen, Germany

Jeffrey W. Moses, MD

Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY, USA

William J. Nicholson, MD

WellSpan Health System, York, PA, USA

Mitul Patel, MD

University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA, USA

Mark J. RIcciardi, MD

Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Chicago, IL, USA

Habib Samady, MD

Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA

Kendrick Shunk, MD, PhD

Veteran Affairs Medical Center San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA

Anthony J. Spaedy, MD

Missouri Heart Center, Columbia, MO

Peter Tajti, MD

Minneapolis Heart Institute, Minneapolis, MN, USA

Catalin Toma, MD

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA, USA

Etsuo Tsuchikane, MD, PhD

Toyohashi Heart Center, Aichi, Japan

Barry Uretsky, MD

Central Arkansas Veterans health System, Little Rock, AK, USA

Gerald S. Werner, MD, PhD

Medizinische Klinik I Klinikum Darmstadt GmbH, Darmstadt, Germany

R. Michael Wyman, MD

Torrance Memorial Medical Center, Torrance, CA, USA

Ehrin J. Armstrong, MD

VA Eastern Colorado Healthcare System, Denver, CO, USA

Lorenzo Azzalini, MD, PhD

San Rafaele Scientific Institute, Milan, Italy

Nicolas Boudou, MD

Rangueil University Hospital, Toulouse, France

Leszek Bryniarski, MD, PhD

Jagiellonian University Medical College, Krakow, Poland

Mauro Carlino, MD

San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Milan, Italy

Konstantinos Charitakis, MD

Cardiovascular Medicine McGovern Medical School, Houston, TX, USA

Antonio Colombo, MD

San Raffaele Hospital and Columbus Hospital,

Milan, Italy

Kevin J. Croce, MD, PhD

Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA, USA

Ali E. Denktas, MD

Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center, Houston, TX, USA

Anthony H. Doing, MD

Medical Center of the Rockies, Loveland, CO, USA

Mohaned Egred, MD

Freeman Hospital and Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom

Javier Escaned, MD

Hospital Clinico San Carlos and Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Madrid, Spain 

Santiago Garcia, MD

Minneapolis VA Healthcare System, Minneapolis, MN, USA

Omer Goktekin, MD

Memorial Hospital, Bezmialem Vakif University, Istanbul, Turkey

Luis A. Guzman, MD

Virginia Commonwealth University Hospital, VA, USA

Scott Harding, MD

Capital and Coast District Health Board, Wellington Hospital, Wellington, New Zeland

Jose P. S. Henriques, MD

Academic Medical Centre of the University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Wissam Jaber, MD

Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA

Yang-Soo Yang, MD

Yonsei Cardiovascular Hospital, YUHS, Republic of Korea

Sanjog Kalra, MD, MSc

Albert Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA, USA

David E. Kandzari, MD

Piedmont Heart Institute, Atlanta, GA, USA

Dimitri Karmpaliotis, MD, PhD

Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY, USA

Ajay J. Kirtane, MD SM

Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY, USA

Thierry Lefevre, MD

Institut Cardiovasculaire Paris Sud Hopital prive Jacques Cartier, Massy, France

Martin B. Leon, MD

Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY, USA

William Lombardi, MD

University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA

Ehtisham Mahmud, MD

University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA, USA 

Lampros K. Michalis, MD

University of Ioannina, Ioannina, Greece

Bilal Murad, MD

United heart and Vascular Clinic, St. Paul, MN, USA

Goran Olivecrona, MD, PhD

Skane University Hospital, University of Lund, Lund, Sweeden 

Stylianos Pyxaras, MD

Coburg Clinic, Coburg, Germany

Stephane Rinfret, MD

McGill University Health Centre,Montreal, Quebec, Canada

James Sapontis, MD

Monash Heart, Monash Medical Center, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

George Sianos, MD, PhD

AHEPA University Hospital, Thessaloniki, Greece

Bradley H. Strauss, MD, PhD

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Center, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Craig Thompson, MD

Boston Scientific, Natick, MA, USA

Thomas T. Tsai, MD, PhD

Toyohashi Heart Center, Aichi, Japan

Imre Ungi, MD, PhD

2nd Department of Internal Medicine and Cardiology Center, University of Szeged, Szeged, Hungary

Minh N. Vo, MD

Mazankowski Alberta Heart Institute, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

William Wilson, MD

Royal Melbourne Hospital, Victoria, Australia

Masahisa Yamane, MD

Saitima St. Luke's International Hospital, Tokyo, Japan

Robert W. Yeh

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA