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Perry R, Selvanayagam JB. Echocardiography in Infiltrative Cardiomyopathy Heart Lung Circ. 2019 Sep; 28(9):1365-1375


Gregory AT, Stanton T, Thomas L, Selvanayagam JB, Robert Denniss A. Echocardiography: Navigating Complexities to Provide Many Useful Applications in Contemporary Clinical Cardiology. Heart Lung Circ. 2019 Sep;28(9):1303-1306


Perry R, Swan AL, Hecker T, De Pasquale CG, Selvanayagam JB, Joseph MXThe Spectrum of Change in the Elite Athlete’s Heart. J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 2019 Aug;32(8):978-986


Shah R, Sree Raman K, Walls A, Woodman RJ, Faull R, Gleadle JM, Selvanayagam JB, Gadolinium-Free Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance Stress T1 Mapping in Patients With Chronic Kidney Disease. JACC Cardiovasc Imaging 2019 Jun 7


Lewis GA, Dodd S, Naish JH, Selvanayagam JB, Dweck MR, Miller CA. Consideration for Clinical Trials Targeting the Myocardial Interstitium JACC Cardiovasc Imaging. 2019 Aug 8 Epub ahead of print


Jones DR, Chew DP, Horsfall MJ, Chuang AM, Sinhal AR, Joseph MX, Baker RA, Bennetts JS, Selvanayagam JB, Lehman SJ. Multidisciplinary transcatheter aortic valve replacement heart team programme improves mortality in aortic stenosis. Open Heart. 2019 Jul 29;6(2)


Jones DR, Chew DP, Horsfall MJ, Chuang AM, Sinhal AR, Joseph MX, Baker RA, Bennetts JS, Selvanayagam JB, Lehman SJ. Effect of Balloon Aortic Valvuloplasty on Mortality in Patients With Severe Aortic Stenosis Prior to Conservative Treatment and Surgical or Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement. Heart Lung Circ. 2019 Jun 25


Nagel E, Greenwood JP, McCann GP, Bettencourt N, Shah AM, Hussain ST, Perera D, Bucciarelli-Ducci C, Paul M, Westwood MA, Marber M, Richter WS, Puntmann VO, Schwenke C, Schulz-Menger J, Das R, Wong J, Hausenloy DJ, Steen H, Berry C; MR-INFORM Investigators. Magnetic Resonance Perfusion or Fractional Flow Reserve in Coronary Disease. N Engl J Med. 2019 Jun 20;380(25);2418-2428


Hochman JS, Reynolds HR, Bangalore S, O’Brien SM, Alexander KP, Senior R, Boden WE, Stone GW, Goodman SG, Lopes RD, Lopez-Sendon J, White HD, Maggioni AP, Shaw LJ, Min JK, Picard MH, Berman DS, Chaitman BR, Mark DB, Spertus JA, Cyr DD, Bhargava B, Ruzyllo W, Wander GS, Chernyavskiy AM, Rosenberg YD, Maron DJ; ISCHEMIA Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA Cardiol 2019Mar 1;4(3):273-286.




Bangalore S, Maron DJ, Fleg JL, O’Brien SM, Herzog CA, Stone GW, Mark DB, Spertus JA, Alexander KP, Sidhu MS, Chertow GM, Boden WE, Hochman JS; ISCHEMIA-CKD Research Group International Study of Comparative Health Effectiveness with Medical and Invasive Approaches – Chronic Kidney Disease (ISCHEMIA-CKD): Rationale and design. AM Heart J. 2018 Nov;205:42-52


Ganesan AN, Gunton J, Nucifora G, McGavigan AD, Selvanayagam JB. Impact of Late Gadolinium Enhancement on mortality, sudden death and major adverse cardiovascular events in ischemic and nonischemic cardiomyopathy: A systematic review and meta-analysis.Int J Cardiol. 2018 Mar 1;254:230-237.


Shah R, Gleadle JM, Selvanayagam JB. Predicting Cardiac Prognosis in Asymptomatic Chronic Kidney Disease Patients. JACC Cardiovasc Imaging. 2018 Feb;11(2 Pt 1):286-287.


Sree Raman K, Nucifora G, Selvanayagam JB. Novel Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance (CMR) Oxygenation Approaches in Understanding Pathophysiology of Cardiac Diseases. Clin Exp Pharmacol Physiol. 2018 Jan 19.


Shah RJ, Nucifora G, Perry R, Selvanayagam JB. Non-invasive imaging in Cardiac Deposition Diseases. J Magn Reson Imaging. 2018 Jan; 47(1):44-59. 




Duan AQ, Lock MC, Perumal SR, Darby JR, Soo JY, Selvanayagam JB, Macgowan CK, Seed M, Morrison JL. Feasibility of detecting myocardial infarction in the sheep fetus using late gadolinium enhancement CMR imaging. J Cardiovasc Magn Reson. 2017 Sep 13;19(1):69. 


Nucifora G, Sree Raman K, Muser D, Shah R, Perry R, Awang Ramli KA, Selvanayagam JB. Cardiac magnetic resonance evaluation of left ventricular functional, morphological, and structural features in children and adolescents vs. young adults with isolated left ventricular non-compaction. Int J Cardiol. 2017, Nov 1;246:68-73. 


Muser D, Tioni C, Shah R, Selvanayagam JB, Nucifora G. Prevalence, Correlates, and Prognostic Relevance of Myocardial Mechanical Dispersion as Assessed by Feature-Tracking Cardiac Magnetic Resonance After a First ST-Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction. Am J Cardiol. 2017 Aug 15;120(4):527-533. 


Pasupathy S, Tavella R, Grover S, Raman B, Procter NEK, Du YT, Mahadavan G, Stafford I, Heresztyn T, Holmes A, Zeitz C, Arstall M, Selvanayagam JB, Horowitz JD, Beltrame JF. Early use of N-Acetylcysteine (NAC) with Nitrate Therapy in Patients Undergoing Primary Percutaneous Coronary Intervention for ST-Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction Reduces Myocardial Infarct Size (The NACIAM Trial). Circulation. 2017 Sep 5;136(10):894-903.


Shah RJ, Nucifora G, Perry R, Selvanayagam JB. Non-invasive imaging in Cardiac Deposition Diseases. J Magn Reson Imaging. 2017 May 2


Nucifora G, Tantiongco JP, Crouch G, Bennetts J, Sinhal A, Tully PJ, Bradbrook C, Baker RA, Selvanayagam JB. Changes of left ventricular mechanics after trans-catheter aortic valve implantation and surgical aortic valve replacement for severe aortic stenosis: A tissue-tracking cardiac magnetic resonance study. Int J Cardiol. 2017 Feb 1;228:184-190. 


Selvanayagam JB, Hartshorne T, Billot L, Grover S, Hillis GS, Jung W, Krum H, Prasad S, McGavigan AD. Cardiovascular magnetic resonance-GUIDEd management of mild to moderate left ventricular systolic dysfunction (CMR GUIDE) : Study protocol for a randomized controlled trial. Ann Noninvasive Electrocardiol. 2017 Jul;22(4). 




Fateh Ali Tipoo Sultan, Mehnaz Atiq Ahmed, Jamie Miller, Joseph B. Selvanayagam. Arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy with biventricular involvement and heart failure in a 9-year old girl. J Saudi Heart Assoc 2016 Aug. 


Nucifora G, Gillebert C, Selvanayagam JB. Value of novel cardiac magnetic resonance indices for the diagnosis of acute myocarditis: Left ventricular mechanics and parametric mapping imaging. Int J Cardiol. 2016 Nov 15;223:881-882. 


Pathik B, Raman B, Hanim N, Mahadevan G, Rajendran S, Grover S, Smith E, Mazhar J, Bridgman JC, Ganesan A, Selvanayagam JB. Troponin positive patients with unobstructed coronaries: Incremental value of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance over expert clinical judgment. Eur Heart J Cardiovasc Imaging. 2016 Oct;17(10):1146-52.


Swan A, Prakash R, Chew DP, Perry R, Sinhal A, Selvanayagam JB, Joseph MX. Instantaneous Decrease in Left Ventricular Afterload during Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation Results in Immediate Changes in Left Ventricular Strain. Echocardiography. 2016 May;33(5):742-8.


Selvanayagam JB, Nucifora G. Myocardial Deformation Imaging by Feature-Tracking Cardiac Magnetic Resonance in Acute Myocardial Infarction: Do We Need It? Circ Cardiovasc Imaging. 2016 Jun;9(6). pii: e005058.


Selvanayagam JB. Non-Invasive Cardiac Imaging: Past, Present and Future. Heart Lung Circ. 2016 Apr 29. pii: S1443-9506(16)30082-8.


Nucifora G, Selvanayagam JB. Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Imaging Before Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery: Is It Ready for Risk Stratification? Heart Lung Circ. 2016 Jun;25(6):535-7. 


Arnold JR, Jerosch-Herold M, Karamitsos TD, Francis JM, Bhamra-Ariza P, Sarwar R, Choudhury R, Selvanayagam JB, Neubauer S. Detection of Coronary Stenosis at Rest Using BOLD-CMR. JACC Cardiovasc Imaging. 2016 Jul 8. pii: S1936-878X(16)30350-3. 


Wong CX, Sun MT, Odutayo A, Selvanayagam J et al. Associations of General Adiposity and Epicardial Fat with Atrial Fibrillation: A Meta-Analysis. Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol. 2016 Dec;9(12). pii: e004378.


Wong C, Ganesan A, Selvanayagam JB. Epicardial fat and atrial fibrillation: current evidence, clinical implications, and future directions (Invited review) Eur Heart J. 2016 Mar 1. pii: ehw045


Selvanayagam JB, Rajendran S. Functional Assessment of Chronic Total Occlusions: Can CMR Add Value (Invited Editorial). JACC: Cardiovascular Imaging. 2016 May;9(5):557-8. 


Ganesan A, Chew DP, Hartshorne T, Selvanayagam JB, Aylward PE, Sanders P, McGavigan AD. The Impact of Atrial Fibrillation Type on the Risk of Thromboembolism, Mortality and Bleeding: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Eur Heart J. 2016 May 21;37(20):1591-602




Crouch G, Selvanayagam JB. Right ventricular function after aortic valve intervention: Cardiovascular magnetic resonance imaging is the standard. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015 Sep;150(3):743-4.


Abazid R, Smettei O, Sayed S, Harby FA, Habeeb AA, Saqqa HA, Mergania S, Selvanayagam JB. Objective and subjective image quality with prospectively gated versus ECG-controlled tube current modulation using 256-slice computed tomographic angiography. J Saudi Heart Assoc. 2015 Oct;27(4):256-63.


Crouch G, Selvanayagam JB. Right ventricular function after aortic valve intervention: Cardiovascular magnetic resonance imaging is the standard. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015 Sep;150(3):743-4.


Parnham, S.F.C, Grover, S., Bradbrook, C., Leong, D., DePasquale, C., Woodman, R., Gleadle, J Selvanayagam, J. Impaired Myocardial Oxygenation Response to Stress in Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease. Journal of American Heart Association 2015 Aug pii: e002249. 


Parnham, S.F.C, Grover, S., Bradbrook, C., Leong, D., DePasquale, C., Woodman, R., Gleadle, J., Selvanayagam, J. Renal Transplant Patients Have Impaired Myocardial Perfusion Independent of the Degree of Left Ventricular Hypertrophy: a CMR Study. Journal of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance 2015 10;17:56.


Grover S, Bell G, Edwards CM, Huang S, Leong DP, Jeorg L, Leow SK, Chakrabarty A, Selvanayagam J. Utility of CMR Markers of Myocardial Injury in Predicting LV Functional Recovery: Results from PROTECTION AMI CMR sub-study. Heart Lung Circ. 2015 Mar 24. pii: S1443-9506(15)00131-6.