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    2021

  • Aguib, Y., Allouba, M., Walsh, R., Ibrahim, A. M., Halawa, S., Afify, A., Hosny, M., Theotokis, P. I., Galal, A., Elshorbagy, S., Roshdy, M., Kassem, H. S., Ellithy, A., Buchan, R., Whiffin, N., Anwer, S., Cook, S. A., Moustafa, A., ElGuindy, A., Ware, J. S., … Yacoub, M. (2021). New Variant With a Previously Unrecognized Mechanism of Pathogenicity in Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy. Circulation, 144(9), 754–757. https://doi.org/10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.120.048295

  • Francis, N., Selwanos, P. P., Yacoub, M. H., & Parker, K. H. (2021). The Use of Maximum Entropy to Enhance Wave Intensity Analysis: An Application to Coronary Arteries in Hypertrophic Obstructive Cardiomyopathy. Frontiers in cardiovascular medicine, 8, 701267. https://doi.org/10.3389/fcvm.2021.701267

  • Afifi, A., Hosny, H., Mahgoub, A., & Yacoub, M. (2021). The Ross procedure-the loose jacket technique. Annals of cardiothoracic surgery, 10(4), 544–545. https://doi.org/10.21037/acs-2020-rp-20

  • Al Kindi, H. N., Ibrahim, A. M., Roshdy, M., Abdelghany, B. S., Yehia, D., Masoud, A. N., Simry, W., Aguib, Y., & Yacoub, M. H. (2021). Clinical, cellular, and molecular characterisation of cardiac rhabdomyoma in tuberous sclerosis. Cardiology in the young, 1–9. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1017/S1047951121000172

  • Maron, B. A., Wang, R. S., Shevtsov, S., Drakos, S. G., Arons, E., Wever-Pinzon, O., Huggins, G. S., Samokhin, A. O., Oldham, W. M., Aguib, Y., Yacoub, M. H., Rowin, E. J., Maron, B. J., Maron, M. S., & Loscalzo, J. (2021). Individualized interactomes for network-based precision medicine in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy with implications for other clinical pathophenotypes. Nature communications, 12(1), 873. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41467-021-21146-y

  • Mazzarotto, F., Hawley, M. H., Beltrami, M., Beekman, L., de Marvao, A., McGurk, K. A., Statton, B., Boschi, B., Girolami, F., Roberts, A. M., Lodder, E. M., Allouba, M., Romeih, S., Aguib, Y., Baksi, A. J., Pantazis, A., Prasad, S. K., Cerbai, E., Yacoub, M. H., O'Regan, D. P., … Walsh, R. (2021). Systematic large-scale assessment of the genetic architecture of left ventricular noncompaction reveals diverse etiologies. Genetics in medicine : official journal of the American College of Medical Genetics, 10.1038/s41436-020-01049-x. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41436-020-01049-x

  • Yacoub, M., & Labib, D. (2021). Toward Meeting the Challenges of Improving Cardiovascular Health in Egypt. Circulation, 143(14), 1341–1342. https://doi.org/10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.119.040939

  • Zhang, X., Walsh, R., Whiffin, N., Buchan, R., Midwinter, W., Wilk, A., Govind, R., Li, N., Ahmad, M., Mazzarotto, F., Roberts, A., Theotokis, P. I., Mazaika, E., Allouba, M., de Marvao, A., Pua, C. J., Day, S. M., Ashley, E., Colan, S. D., Michels, M., … Ware, J. S. (2021). Disease-specific variant pathogenicity prediction significantly improves variant interpretation in inherited cardiac conditions. Genetics in medicine : official journal of the American College of Medical Genetics, 23(1), 69–79. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41436-020-00972-3

  • Shurbaji S, El-Sherbiny IM, Alser M, Ali IH, Kordi H, Al-Sadi A, Popelka A, Benslimane F, Yacoub M and Yalcin HC (2021) Nitric Oxide Releasing Hydrogel Nanoparticles Decreases Epithelial Cell Injuries Associated With Airway Reopening. Front. Bioeng. Biotechnol. 8:579788. doi: 10.3389/fbioe.2020.579788

  • Yacoub, M. H., Hosny, H., Afifi, A., Nagy, M., Mahgoub, A., Simry, W., AbouZeina, M. G., Doss, R., El Sawy, A., Shehata, N., Elafifi, A., Abdullah, H., & Romeih, S. (2021). Novel concepts and early results of repairing common arterial trunk. European journal of cardio-thoracic surgery : official journal of the European Association for Cardio-thoracic Surgery, ezab336. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1093/ejcts/ezab336

  • Latif, N., Mahgoub, A., Nagy, M., Sarathchandra, P., & Yacoub, M. H. (2021). Severe degeneration of a sub-coronary pulmonary autograft in a young adult. Global cardiology science & practice, 2021(2), e202114. https://doi.org/10.21542/gcsp.2021.14

  • Simry, W., & Afifi, A. (2021). Radial artery as a second conduit gains momentum: The RAPCO trial. Global cardiology science & practice, 2021(2), e202110. https://doi.org/10.21542/gcsp.2021.10

  • Bahaa, H., Sadek, Y., Mostafa, A. E., Kamal, D., Baraka, M., Abdelghani, M., Hassan, A., Shehata, A., Abdelhamid, M., & Elguindy, A. (2021). Early results from an Egyptian transcatheter aortic valve registry (Egy-TVR). The Egyptian heart journal : (EHJ) : official bulletin of the Egyptian Society of Cardiology, 73(1), 67. https://doi.org/10.1186/s43044-021-00189-y

  • Kotit, S., Phillips, D., Afifi, A., & Yacoub, M. (2021). The "Cairo Accord"- Towards the Eradication of RHD: An Update. Frontiers in cardiovascular medicine, 8, 690227. https://doi.org/10.3389/fcvm.2021.690227

  • Romeih, S., Kaoud, A., Hashem, M., Abdelfattah, M., Gibreel, M., Elzoghby, M., Shaaban, M., & Mozy, W. E. (2021). A quantitative assessment of aorta root rotation in patients with tetralogy of Fallot evaluated by MSCT. Scientific reports, 11(1), 14336. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-021-93814-4

  • Almusaad, A., Sweidan, R., Alanazi, H., Jamiel, A., Bokhari, F., Al Hebaishi, Y., Al Fagih, A., Alrawahi, N., Al-Mandalawi, A., Hashim, M., Al Ghamdi, B., Amin, M., Elmaghawry, M., Al Shoaibi, N., Sorgente, A., Loricchio, M., AlMohani, G., Al Abri, I., Benjamin, E., Sudan, N., … Hersi, A. (2021). Long-term reverse remodeling and clinical improvement by MultiPoint Pacing in a randomized, international, Middle Eastern heart failure study. Journal of interventional cardiac electrophysiology : an international journal of arrhythmias and pacing, 10.1007/s10840-020-00928-2. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10840-020-00928-2

  • Samaan, A. A., Said, K., Aroussy, W. E., Hassan, M., Romeih, S., El Sawy, A., Fawzy, M. E., & Yacoub, M. (2021). Left Ventricular Remodeling Following Balloon Mitral Valvuloplasty in Rheumatic Mitral Stenosis: Magnetic Resonance Imaging Study. Frontiers in cardiovascular medicine, 8, 674435. https://doi.org/10.3389/fcvm.2021.674435

  • Kotit, S., & Yacoub, M. (2021). Cardiovascular adverse events in pregnancy: A global perspective. Global cardiology science & practice, 2021(1), e202105. https://doi.org/10.21542/gcsp.2021.5

  • Kamel, O., Gamal, W., Tarek, A., Ibrahim, W., Sayed, M., Brugada, J., & Moreno, J. (2021). Ablation of a life-threatening arrhythmia in a patient with Brugada syndrome. Global cardiology science & practice, 2021(1), e202104. https://doi.org/10.21542/gcsp.2021.4

  • Karacsonyi, J., Alaswad, K., Choi, J. W., Vemmou, E., Nikolakopoulos, I., Poommipanit, P., Rafeh, N. A., ElGuindy, A., Ungi, I., Egred, M., & Brilakis, E. S. (2021). Laser for balloon uncrossable and undilatable chronic total occlusion interventions. International journal of cardiology, 336, 33–37. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijcard.2021.05.015

  • Shaaban, M., Tantawy, S. W., Elkafrawy, F., Romeih, S., & Elmozy, W. (2021). Multiparametric Rest and Dobutamine Stress Magnetic Resonance in Assessment of Myocardial Viability. Journal of magnetic resonance imaging : JMRI, 10.1002/jmri.27733. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1002/jmri.27733

  • Deraz, S., Tawfik, M., Kotit, S., & Elafifi, A. (2021). Transcatheter device closure of patent ductus arteriosus by exclusive venous access under echocardiographic guidance without angiography. Cardiology in the young, 1–5. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1017/S104795112100158X

  • Karacsonyi, J., Vemmou, E., Nikolakopoulos, I., Ungi, I., Abi Rafeh, N., ElGuindy, A., Azzalini, L., Burke, M. N., & Brilakis, E. S. (2021). Current challenges and prevention strategies for chronic total occlusion (CTO) complications. Expert review of cardiovascular therapy, 19(4), 337–347. https://doi.org/10.1080/14779072.2021.1905521

  • Romeih, S., Kaoud, A., Shaaban, M., Elzoghaby, M., Abdelfattah, M., Hashem, M., Sayed, S., Gibreel, M., & Elmozy, W. (2021). Coronary artery anomalies in tetralogy of Fallot patients evaluated by multi slice computed tomography; myocardial bridge is not a rare finding. Medicine, 100(7), e24325. https://doi.org/10.1097/MD.0000000000024325

  • Kraus, S. M., Shaboodien, G., Francis, V., Laing, N., Cirota, J., Chin, A., Pandie, S., Lawrenson, J., Comitis, G., Fourie, B., Zühlke, L., Wonkam, A., Wainwright, H., Damasceno, A., Mocumbi, A. O., Pepeta, L., Moeketsi, K., Thomas, B. M., Thomas, K., Makotoko, M., … IMHOTEP Investigators (2021). Rationale and design of the African Cardiomyopathy and Myocarditis Registry Program: The IMHOTEP study. International journal of cardiology, 333, 119–126. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijcard.2021.02.026

  • Hosny, H., Said, F., Afifi, A., Hassan, W., Nagy, M., Romeih, S., & Yacoub, M. (2020). Pulmonary artery banding in a modified Mustard operation improves biventricular geometry and function. Global cardiology science & practice, 2020(3), e202036. https://doi.org/10.21542/gcsp.2020.36

  • Mahgoub, A., Kotit, S., Bakry, K., Magdy, A., Hosny, H., & Yacoub, M. (2020). Thrombosis of mechanical mitral valve prosthesis during pregnancy: An ongoing "saga" in need of comprehensive solutions. Global cardiology science & practice, 2020(3), e202032. https://doi.org/10.21542/gcsp.2020.32

  • Vemmou, E., Alaswad, K., Patel, M., Mahmud, E., Choi, J. W., Jaffer, F. A., Doing, A. H., Dattilo, P., Karmpaliotis, D., Krestyaninov, O., Khelimskii, D., Nikolakopoulos, I., Karacsonyi, J., Xenogiannis, I., Garcia, S., Burke, M. N., Abi Rafeh, N., ElGuindy, A., Goktekin, O., Abdo, A., … Brilakis, E. S. (2021). Chronic total occlusion percutaneous coronary intervention in octogenarians and nonagenarians. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 69(6), 1560–1569. https://doi.org/10.1111/jgs.17063



  • 2020
  • Aguib Y., Allouba M., Afify, A. MYH7 c.5769delG. ClinVar accession: SCV001250915. July 2020.

  • Ibrahim, A. M., Roshdy, M., Elshorbagy, S., Hosny, M., Halawa, S., Yehia, D., Elfawy, H. A., Eldessouki, A., Mohamed, F., Ellithy, A., Abdelfattah, M., Elsawy, A., Elkhatib, M., Allouba, M., Elguindy, A., Aguib, Y., & Yacoub, M. (2020). An Investigation of Fibulin-2 in Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy. International journal of molecular sciences, 21(19), 7176. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijms21197176

  • Halawa, S., Latif, N., Tseng, Y., Ibrahim, A. M., Chester, A. H., Moustafa, A., Aguib, Y., Yacoub, M. Profiling Genome-Wide DNA Methylation Patterns in Human Aortic and Mitral Valves. MedRxiv, 2020.09.10.20190546. 2020.

  • Al Kindi HN, Shehata M, Ibrahim AM, Roshdy M, Simry W, Aguib Y, Yacoub MH. Cortriatriatum sinister: histopathologic features and clinical management. Ann ThoracSurg, 2020.

  • Shaaban M, Tantawy S, Elkafrawy F, Haroun D, Romeih S, Elmozy W. Multidetector computed tomography in the assessment of tetralogy of Fallot: is it a must? Egypt Heart J, 2020.

  • Sequencing data from the EHVol study is deposited on EGA under the accession code: EGAD00001006160. The EGA dataset was published on May 20,2020.

  • Samaan AA, Said K, El Aroussy W, Hassan M, Romeih S, Al Sawy A, Fawzy ME, Yacoub M. Impact of balloon mitral valvuloplasty on left ventricular rotational deformation: Magnetic Resonance Imaging follow up study. Int J Cardiovasc Imaging, 2020.

  • Gamrah MA, Xu J, El Sawy A, Aguib H, Yacoub M, Parker KH.Mechanics of the dicrotic notch: an acceleration hypothesis. Proc Inst MechEng H, 2020.

  • Elbatarny M, Alsalakawy A, Fremes SE.Commentary: Rushing to revascularize may be risky, but one size does not fit all. J ThoracCardiovascSurg, 2020.

  • Tantawy SW, Mohammad SA, Osman AM, El Mozy W, Ibrahim AS. Strain analysis using feature tracking cardiac magnetic resonance (FT-CMR) in the assessment of myocardial viability in chronic ischemic patients. Int J Cardiovasc Imaging, 2020.

  • Ibrahim AM, Roshdy M, Elshorbagy S, Hosny M, Halawa S, Yehia D, Elfawy HA, Eldessouki A, Mohamed F, EllithyA, Abdelfattah M, Elsawy A, Elkhatib M, Allouba M, Elguindy A, Aguib Y, Yacoub M. An Investigation of Fibulin-2 in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. Int J MolSci, 2020.

  • Zhang X, Walsh R, Whiffin N, Buchan R, Midwinter W, Wilk A, Govind R, Li N, Ahmad M, Mazzarotto F, Roberts A, Theotokis PI, Mazaika E, Allouba M, de Marvao A, Pua CJ, Day SM, Ashley E, Colan SD, Michels M, Pereira AC, Jacoby D, Ho CY, Olivotto I, Gunnarsson GT, Jefferies JL, Semsarian C, Ingles J, O'Regan DP, Aguib Y, Yacoub MH, Cook SA, Barton PJR, Bottolo L, Ware JS. Disease specific variant pathogenicity prediction significantly improves variant interpretation in inherited cardiac conditions. Genet Med, 2020.

  • Aguib Y, Allouba M, Afify A, Halawa S, El-Khatib M, Sous M, Galal A, Abdelrahman E, Shehata N, El Sawy A, Elmaghawry M, Anwer S, Kamel O, El Mozy W, Khedr H, Kharabish A, Thabet N, Theotokis PI, Buchan R, Govind R, Whiffin N, Walsh R, Aguib H, Elguindy A, O'Regan DP, Cook SA, Barton PJ, Ware JS, Yacoub M. The Egyptian Collaborative Cardiac Genomi cs (ECCO-GEN) Project: defining a healthy volunteer cohort. NPJ Genom Med, 2020.

  • Khraishah H, Alahmad B, Secemsky E, Young MN, ElGuindy A, Siedner MJ, Kassab M, Kholte D, Khanbhai K, Janabi M, Kennedy K, Albaghdadi MS.Comparative effectiveness of reperfusion strategies in patients with ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction: a secondary analysis of the Acute Coronary Syndrome Quality Improvement in Kerala (ACS QUIK) trial. Glob Heart, 2020.

  • Gerges M, Yacoub M.Chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension – still evolving. Glob CardiolSciPract, 2020.

  • Idrees M, Butrous G, Mocumbi A, Sastry B, Ibrahim A, Alobaidallah K, Hassan A, Farghaly AAH, Yacoub M. Pulmonary hypertension in the developing world: local registries, challenges, and ways to move forward. Glob CardiolSciPract, 2020.

  • Elmogy AA, Gergis M, Hassan A, Hanna IS, Yacoub M.Thrombendartrectomy in a patient with systemic lupus and antiphospholipid syndrome: lessons learned from a complex disease interaction. Glob CardiolSciPract, 2020.

  • Butrous G, Maron B, Yacoub M. The lamp of medicine of Ancient Egypt is still burning. Glob CardiolSciPract, 2020.

  • Selwanos PPS, Ahmed AO, El Bakry KM, Elsharkawy AN, Mohamed OA, Hosny H, Samaan AAS. Management of a huge right atrial thrombus in a patient with multiple comorbidities. Egypt Heart J, 2020.

  • Samaan AA, Said K, El Aroussy W, Hassan M, Romeih S, Al Sawy A, Fawzy ME, Yacoub M. Left atrial structural and functional remodeling following balloon mitral valvuloplasty. Int J Cardiovasc Imaging, 2020.

  • Durko AP, Yacoub M, Kluin J. Tissue Engineered Materials in Cardiovascular Surgery: The Surgeon’s Perspective. Front Cardiovasc Med, 2020;7.

  • Zheng J, Chu H, Struppa D, Zhang J, Yacoub SM, El-Askary H, Chang A, Ehwerhemuepha L, Abudayyeh I, Barrett A, Fu G, Yao H, Li D, Guo H, Rakovski C. Optimal Multi-Stage Arrhythmia Classification Approach. Sci Rep. 2020.

  • Thabet, N., Labib, D., Samaan, A., Shaaban, M., Kharabish, A., Elsawy, A., Mahmoud-Elsayed, H. 1093 Multi-modality imaging of a rare cause of constrictive physiology: pericardial ring. Eur Hear J - Cardiovasc Imaging, 2020;21.

  • Yacoub M., Afifi A., Hosny H., Nagy M., Shehata N., Gamrah MA., El Sawy A., Simry W., Mahgoub A., Francis N., Nashar HE., Tseng YT., Romeih S. AH. A New technique for shaping the aortic sinuses and conserving dynamism in the remodelling operation. Ann Thorac Surg, 2020.

  • Mazzarotto, F., Hawley, M. H., Beltrami, M., Beekman, L., Boschi, B., Girolami, F., Roberts, A. M., Lodder, E. M., Allouba, M., Romeih, S., Aguib, Y., Baski, A. J., Pantazis, A., Prasad, S.K., Cerbai, E., Yacoub, M.H., O’Regan, D.P., Cook, S. A., Ware, J. S., Funke, B., Olivotto, I., Bezzina, C. R., Barton, P. J. R., & Walsh, R. (2020). The genetic architecture of left ventricular non-compaction reveals both substantial overlap with other cardiomyopathies and a distinct aetiology in a subset of cases. MedRxiv. https://doi.org/10.1101/2020.01.03.19015602

  • Yacoub, M., Labib D. Toward Meeting the Challenges ofImproving Cardiovascular Health in Egypt. Circ Under Revis, 2020.

  • Zheng, J., Chu, H., Struppa, D., Zhang, J., Yacoub, S. M., El-Askary, H., Chang, A., Ehwerhemuepha, L., Abudayyeh, I., Barrett, A., Fu, G., Yao, H., Li, D., Guo, H., Rakovski C. Optimal Multi-Stage Arrhythmia Classification Approach. Sci Rep, 2020.

  • Al-Shammari H, Latif N, Sarathchandra P, McCormack A, Rog-Zielinska EA, Raja S, Kohl P, Yacoub MH, Peyronnet R, Chester AH. Expression and function of mechanosensitive ion channels in human valve interstitial cells. PLoS One. 2020 Oct 15;15(10):e0240532. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0240532. PMID: 33057457; PMCID: PMC7561104.

  • Roth GA, Mensah GA, Johnson CO, Addolorato G, Ammirati E, Baddour LM, Barengo NC, Beaton AZ, Benjamin EJ, Benziger CP, Bonny A, Brauer M, Brodmann M, Cahill TJ, Carapetis J, Catapano AL, Chugh SS, Cooper LT, Coresh J, Criqui M, DeCleene N, Eagle KA, Emmons-Bell S, Feigin VL, Fernández-Solà J, Fowkes G, Gakidou E, Grundy SM, He FJ, Howard G, Hu F, Inker L, Karthikeyan G, Kassebaum N, Koroshetz W, Lavie C, Lloyd-Jones D, Lu HS, Mirijello A, Temesgen AM, Mokdad A, Moran AE, Muntner P, Narula J, Neal B, Ntsekhe M, Moraes de Oliveira G, Otto C, Owolabi M, Pratt M, Rajagopalan S, Reitsma M, Ribeiro ALP, Rigotti N, Rodgers A, Sable C, Shakil S, Sliwa-Hahnle K, Stark B, Sundström J, Timpel P, Tleyjeh IM, Valgimigli M, Vos T, Whelton PK, Yacoub M, Zuhlke L, Murray C, Fuster V; GBD-NHLBI-JACC Global Burden of Cardiovascular Diseases Writing Group. Global Burden of Cardiovascular Diseases and Risk Factors, 1990-2019: Update From the GBD 2019 Study. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2020 Dec 22;76(25):2982-3021. doi: 10.1016/j.jacc.2020.11.010. PMID: 33309175; PMCID: PMC7755038.

  • Wagdy K. (2020). The EMPEROR-Reduced trial: SGLT2 inhibitors for heart failure get more support. Global cardiology science & practice, 2020(3), e202031. https://doi.org/10.21542/gcsp.2020.31



  • 2019
  • Al Kindi HN, Yacoub MH. Transection and relocation of anomalous left coronary artery after aborted sudden cardiac death. Ann ThoracSurg, 2019.

  • Amr ElSawy, NourAttia, Hadeer Mohamed. Innovative coating based on graphene and their decorated nanoparticles for medical stent applications. Mater SciEng C mater BiolAppl, 2019.

  • Walsh R, Mazzarotto F, Whiffin N, Buchan R, Midwinter W, Wilk A, Li N, Felkin L,Ingold N, Govind R, Ahmad M, Mazaika E, Allouba M, Zhang X, de Marvao A, Day SM, Ashley E, Colan SD, Michels M, Pereira AC, Jacoby D, Ho CY, Thomson KL, Watkins H, Barton PJR, Olivotto I, Cook SA, Ware JS. Quantitative approaches to variant classification increases the yield and precision of genetic testing in Mendelian disease: the case of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. Genom Med, 2019.

  • Simry W, Al Kindi H, Sedky Y, Kaml H, Romaih S, Van Doorn C. Congenital coronary aneurysm: unusual presentation of myocardial ischemia in children. World J PediatrCongenit Heart Surg, 2019.

  • Hassan M. Towards tailoring blood pressure control in HFpEF: lessons from OPTIMIZE-HF. Glob CardiolSciPract, 2019.

  • Badran HM, Faheem N, Soliman M, Hamdy M, Yacoub M. Comparison of vector velocity imaging and three-dimensional speckle tracking echocardiography for assessment of left ventricular longitudinal strain in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. Glob CardiolSciPract, 2019.

  • Badran HM, Faheem N, Wassely KW, Yacoub M. Relationship of left atrial mechanics to electrical activity on surface ECG in idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy. Glob CardiolSciPract, 2019.

  • Kindi HNA, Elsawy A, Fahmi YR, Gamrah MA, Romeih S, Aguib H, H Yacoub M. Progression if arterial tortuosity syndrome to multiple aneurysms: role of defining aortic flow and biomechanics. Glob CardiolSciPract, 2019.

  • Hosny H, Sedky Y, Romeih S, Simry W, Afifi A, Elsawy A, Khalek MA, Doss R, Elguindy A, Aguib H, Yacoub M. Revival and modification of the Mustard Operation. J ThoracCardiovascSurg, 2019.

  • Boyer SA, Abdelhay M. From Cyber-communication to international collaboration. J Nurses Prof Dev, 2019.

  • Afifi A, Hosny H, Yacoub M. Rheumatic aortic valve disease: and who to repair? Ann CardiothoracSurg, 2019.

  • Brilakis ES, Mashayekhi K, Tsuchikane E, Abi Rafeh N, Alaswad K, Araya M, Avran A, Azzalini L, Babunashvili AM, Bayani B, Bhindi R, Boudou N, Boukhris M, Božinović NŽ, Bryniarski L, Bufe A, Buller CE, Burke MN, Büttner HJ, Cardoso P, Carlino M, Christiansen EH, Colombo A, Croce K, Damas de Los Santos F, De Martini T, Dens J, Di Mario C, Dou K, Egred M, ElGuindy AM, Escaned J, Furkalo S, Gagnor A, Galassi AR, Rinfret S. Guiding principles for chronic total occlusion percutaneous coronary intervention. Circulation, 2019.

  • Luis M, Doss R, Zayed B, Yacoub M. Effect of live oud music on physiological and psychological parameters in patients undergoing cardiac surgery. Glob CardiolSciPract, 2019.

  • Sawy AE, Nagy M, Afifi A, Hosny H, Romeih S, Aguib H, Yacoub M. Characterization of size, shape, and pattern of flow in the neo-aorta and pulmonary artery in a patient following an innovative technique of repair for truncus arteriosus. Glob CardiolSciPract, 2019.

  • Magdi Yacoub, Mohamed Nagy, Hatem Hosny, Ramy Doss, Ahmed Afifi, Ahmed El Guindy, SohaRomeih, HebaAguib. Right ventricular crypts in a myocardial bridge: relevance to surgical relief. Glob CardiolSciPract, 2019.

  • Amira Balbaa, Ahmed ElGuindy, Madhu Natarajan, Jon-David Schwalm. Factors affecting symptom onset to first-medical-contact in Egyptian STEMI patients. Glob Heart, 2019.

  • AlKindi H, Shehata M, Ibrahim AM, Roshdy M, Simry W, Aguib Y, Yacoub M. The many faces of CorTriatriatum sinister (CTS): The Aswan Heart Centre experience. Ann Thorac Surg., 2019.

  • Ali AM, Abo Dena AS, Yacoub MH, El-Sherbiny IM. Exploring the influence of particle shape and air velocity on the flowability in the respiratory tract: a computational fluid dynamics approach. Drug Dev Ind Pharm. 2019 Jul;45(7):1149-1156.



  • 2018
  • Samaan, A., Said, K., Hassan, M., Romeih, S., El Aroussy, W., Fawzy, M., & Yacoub, M. (2018). P4216Impact of balloon mitral valvuloplasty on left ventricular rotational deformation. European Heart Journal, 39(suppl_1). https://doi.org/10.1093/eurheartj/ehy563.p4216

  • Ommen, S. R. (2018). Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy: invasive management of left ventricular outflow tract obstruction. Oxford Medicine Online. https://doi.org/10.1093/med/9780198784906.003.0353

  • Samaan, A., Amin, A., Wagdy Shaker, K., Osman, A., El Mozy, W., & ElGuindy, A. (2018). Percutaneous Management of a Giant Left Anterior Descending Artery Aneurysm via the Retrograde Approach. Circulation: Cardiovascular Interventions, 11(8). https://doi.org/10.1161/circinterventions.118.006967

  • Balbaa, A., ElGuindy, A., Natarajan, M., & Schwalm, J.-D. (2018). Factors Affecting Symptom Onset to First-Medical-Contact in Egyptian STEMI Patients. Global Heart, 13(4), 363–364. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gheart.2018.06.002

  • Furukawa, N., Gummert, J. F., & Börgermann, J. (2018). Tailored approach for severe aortic stenosis. The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, 156(6), 2139. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jtcvs.2018.07.020

  • Samaan, A., Nagy, M., Wagdy, K., Amin, A., & El Guindy, A. (2018). Veno-arterial Loop Aiding Mitral Valve Crossing for Balloon Mitral Valvuloplasty in a Patient With a Huge Left Atrium. The Journal of Invasive Cardiology, 30(6), E50–E51. Retrieved from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29799429

  • Karamichalis, J. M., Aguib, H., Anastasopulos, A., & Yacoub, M. (2018). Surgical relief of left ventricular outflow obstruction in pediatric hypertrophic cardiomyopathy: The need for a tailored approach. The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, 156(6), 2283–2284. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jtcvs.2018.08.015



  • 2017
  • Yacoub, M., Hosny, H., & Afifi, A. (2017). Surgery for TGA in Developing Countries. Journal of the American College of Cardiology, 69(1), 52–55. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jacc.2016.10.050

  • Elmahdy, M. F., ElMaghawry, M., Hassan, M., Kassem, H. H., Said, K., & Elfaramawy, A. A. (2017). Comparison of Safety and Effectiveness Between Right Versus Left Radial Arterial Access in Primary Percutaneous Coronary Intervention for Acute ST Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction. Heart, Lung and Circulation, 26(1), 35–40. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.hlc.2016.04.021

  • Yacoub, M. H., Afifi, A., Saad, H., Aguib, H., & ElGuindy, A. (2017). Current state of the art and future of myectomy. Annals of Cardiothoracic Surgery, 6(4), 307–317. https://doi.org/10.21037/acs.2017.06.04

  • Gemechu, T., Mahmoud, H., Parry, E. H. O., Phillips, D. I. W., & Yacoub, M. H. (2017). Community-based prevalence study of rheumatic heart disease in rural Ethiopia. European Journal of Preventive Cardiology, 24(7), 717–723. https://doi.org/10.1177/2047487316687104

  • Yacoub, M. H., Afifi, A., Saad, H., Aguib, H., & ElGuindy, A. (2017). Left anterior descending (LAD) myocardial bridge after detunneling in an hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM) patient undergoing myectomy. ASVIDE, 4, 482–482. https://doi.org/10.21037/asvide.2017.482 Yacoub, M., Mayosi, B., ElGuindy, A., Carpentier, A., & Yusuf, S. (2017). Eliminating acute rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease. The Lancet, 390(10091), 212–213. https://doi.org/10.1016/s0140-6736(17)31608-2

  • Karamichalis, J. M., Aguib, H., Anastasopulos, A., & Yacoub, M. (2017). Design, dynamism, and valve repair. The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, 153(2), 396–398. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jtcvs.2016.10.010

  • ElGuindy, A., Afifi, A., Simry, W., Romeih, S., & Yacoub, M. (2017). The Many Faces of EMF. JACC: Cardiovascular Imaging, 10(9), 1072–1075. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jcmg.2016.05.018

  • Hassan, M., Wagdy, K., Kharabish, A., Selwanos, P. P., Nabil, A., Elguindy, A., … Yacoub, M. H. (2017). Validation of Noninvasive Measurement of Cardiac Output Using Inert Gas Rebreathing in a Cohort of Patients With Heart Failure and Reduced Ejection Fraction. Circulation: Heart Failure, 10(3). https://doi.org/10.1161/circheartfailure.116.003592

  • Mahmoud Elsayed, H. M., Hassan, M., Nagy, M., Amin, A., Elguindy, A., Wagdy, K., & Yacoub, M. (2017). A novel method to measure mitral valve area in patients with rheumatic mitral stenosis using three-dimensional transesophageal echocardiography: Feasibility and validation. Echocardiography, 35(3), 368–374. https://doi.org/10.1111/echo.13786

  • Afifi, A., Hosny, H., & Yacoub, M. (2017). Predicting the future by looking at the past: necessary but not binding. European Heart Journal, 39(23), 2190–2191. https://doi.org/10.1093/eurheartj/ehx388

  • Bontempi, L., Vassanelli, F., Lipari, A., Locantore, E., Cassa, M. B., Salghetti, F., … Curnis, A. (2017). Extraction of a coronary sinus lead. Journal of Cardiovascular Medicine, 18(10), 807–810. https://doi.org/10.2459/jcm.0000000000000018

  • Dokainish, H., Teo, K., Zhu, J., Roy, A., AlHabib, K. F., ElSayed, A., … Investigators, I.-C. (2017). Global mortality variations in patients with heart failure: results from the International Congestive Heart Failure (INTER-CHF) prospective cohort study. The Lancet. Global Health, 5(7), e665–e672. https://doi.org/10.1016/S2214-109X(17)30196-1



  • 2016
  • ElMaghawry, M., Brugada, J., & Yacoub, M. (2016). Disabling Palpitations in an Adolescent. JAMA Cardiology, 1(1), 107. https://doi.org/10.1001/jamacardio.2015.0284

  • Nulu, S., Neely, R. C., Tawakol, Z., & Yacoub, M. (2016). African leaders take action on RHD: The 4th All-Africa Workshop on Acute Rheumatic Fever and Rheumatic Heart Disease & African Union RHD Communiqué. Global Cardiology Science and Practice, 2016(2). https://doi.org/10.21542/gcsp.2016.12

  • Romeih, S., Aguib, H., & Yacoub, M. (2016). Utility of 4D Flow mapping in Eisenmenger syndrome with pulmonary atresia. Cardiology in the Young, 26(8), 1581–1589. https://doi.org/10.1017/s1047951116001682

  • Danial, J. S. H., Aguib, Y., & Yacoub, M. H. (2016). Advanced fluorescence microscopy techniques for the life sciences. Global Cardiology Science and Practice, 2016(2). https://doi.org/10.21542/gcsp.2016.16

  • Lee, S.-L., Aguib, H., Chapron, J., Bahmanyar, R., Borghi, A., Murphy, O., … Yacoub, M. (2016). Spatial Orientation and Morphology of the Pulmonary Artery: Relevance to Optimising Design and Positioning of a Continuous Pressure Monitoring Device. Journal of Cardiovascular Translational Research, 9(3), 239–248. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12265-016-9690-4

  • Dokainish, H., Teo, K., Zhu, J., Roy, A., AlHabib, K. F., ElSayed, A., … Yusuf, S. (2016). Heart Failure in Africa, Asia, the Middle East and South America: The INTER-CHF study. International Journal of Cardiology, 204, 133–141. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijcard.2015.11.183

  • Nasr, E., Ibrahim, M., & Yacoub, M. (2016). Heart failure in a neonate with multiple cardiac masses. Heart, 103(1), 18. https://doi.org/10.1136/heartjnl-2016-310251

  • Mahmoud, H. M., Walley, H., Hosny, H., & Yacoub, M. (2016). Three-dimensional transesophageal echocardiography incremental value in a rare case of a bileaflet tricuspid valve. Echocardiography, 33(9), 1438–1440. https://doi.org/10.1111/echo.13272

  • Mahmoud, H. M., Hosny, M., Philip, P., Wagdy, K., Kharabish, A., EL Mozy, W., & Yacoub, M. (2016). An interatrial tunnel: a rare form of atrial septal defects. Echocardiography, 33(11), 1781–1784. https://doi.org/10.1111/echo.13340

  • Felkin, L. E., Walsh, R., Ware, J. S., Yacoub, M. H., Birks, E. J., Barton, P. J. R., & Cook, S. A. (2016). Recovery of Cardiac Function in Cardiomyopathy Caused by Titin Truncation. JAMA Cardiology, 1(2), 234. https://doi.org/10.1001/jamacardio.2016.0208

  • Hassan, M., Aguib, Y., & Yacoub, M. (2016). Molecular mechanisms of cardiovascular benefits of exercise: Running for cover from heart disease. Global Cardiology Science and Practice, 2016(1). https://doi.org/10.21542/gcsp.2016.3



  • 2015
  • Aguib, Y., & Al Suwaidi, J. (2015). The Copenhagen City Heart Study (Østerbroundersøgelsen). Global Cardiology Science and Practice, 2015(3), 33. https://doi.org/10.5339/gcsp.2015.33

  • ElMaghawry, M., & Farouk, M. (2015). Dronedarone-digoxin interaction in PALLAS: A foxglove connection? Global Cardiology Science and Practice, 2015(1), 4. https://doi.org/10.5339/gcsp.2015.4

  • Jacob, S. S., Hassan, M., & Yacoub, M. H. (2015). Utility of mass spectrometry for the diagnosis of the unstable coronary plaque. Global Cardiology Science and Practice, 2015(2), 25. https://doi.org/10.5339/gcsp.2015.25

  • Aguib, H., Chapron, J., Donya, M., Sedky, Y., Hosny, H., & Yacoub, M. (2015). 3D modelling of atrial and ventricular shape and function in a patient following the new modified Mustard operation. Global Cardiology Science and Practice, 2015(1), 5. https://doi.org/10.5339/gcsp.2015.5

  • Zorzi, A., ElMaghawry, M., & Corrado, D. (2015). Evolving interpretation of the athlete’s electrocardiogram: From European Society of Cardiology and Stanford criteria, to Seattle criteria and beyond. Journal of Electrocardiology, 48(3), 283–291. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jelectrocard.2015.01.007

  • Zampieri, F., ElMaghawry, M., Zanatta, A., & Thiene, G. (2015). Andreas Vesalius: Celebrating 500 years of dissecting nature. Global Cardiology Science and Practice, 2015(5), 66. https://doi.org/10.5339/gcsp.2015.66

  • Allouba, M. H., ElGuindy, A. M., Krishnamoorthy, N., Yacoub, M. H., & Aguib, Y. E. (2015). NaNog: A pluripotency homeobox (master) molecule. Global Cardiology Science and Practice, 2015(3), 36. https://doi.org/10.5339/gcsp.2015.36

  • El-Sherbiny, I. M., El-Baz, N. M., & Yacoub, M. H. (2015). Inhaled nano- and microparticles for drug delivery. Global Cardiology Science and Practice, 2015(1), 2. https://doi.org/10.5339/gcsp.2015.2

  • Zorzi, A., Baritussio, A., ElMaghawry, M., Siciliano, M., Migliore, F., Perazzolo Marra, M., … Corrado, D. (2015). Differential diagnosis at admission between Takotsubo cardiomyopathy and acute apical-anterior myocardial infarction in postmenopausal women. European Heart Journal: Acute Cardiovascular Care, 5(4), 298–307. https://doi.org/10.1177/2048872615585515

  • ElMaghawry, M. (2015). ROCKET AF adds more concerns about Digoxin safety in patients with atrial fibrillation. Global Cardiology Science and Practice, 2015(3), 35. https://doi.org/10.5339/gcsp.2015.35

  • Said, F., & Abdel-Salam, A. (2015). XmnI polymorphism: Relation to β-thalassemia phenotype and genotype in Egyptian Children. Egyptian Journal of Medical Human Genetics, 16(2), 123–127. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ejmhg.2014.12.005

  • Mousa, A. Y., Abu-Halimah, S., Gill, G., Yacoub, M., Stone, P., Hass, S., … AbuRahma, A. F. (2015). Current Treatment Strategies for Acute Type B Aortic Dissection. Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, 49(1–2), 30–36. https://doi.org/10.1177/1538574414564580

  • Wagdy, K., & ElMaghawry, M. (2015). Takotsubo cardiomyopathy: A potentially serious trap (Data from the International Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy Registry). Global Cardiology Science and Practice, 2015(4), 55. https://doi.org/10.5339/gcsp.2015.55

  • ElMaghawry, M., & Romeih, S. (2015). DECAAF: Emphasizing the importance of MRI in AF ablation. Global Cardiology Science and Practice, 2015(1), 8. https://doi.org/10.5339/gcsp.2015.8

  • Badran, H. M., Faheem, N., Elnoamany, M. F., Kenawy, A., & Yacoub, M. (2015). Characterization of Left Atrial Mechanics in Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy and Essential Hypertension Using Vector Velocity Imaging. Echocardiography, 32(10), 1527–1538. https://doi.org/10.1111/echo.12885

  • Aguib, H., Torii, R., Romeih, S., & Yacoub, M. (2015). Characterisation of spatiotemporal aortic flow and aortic wall biomechanics in coarctation. Global Cardiology Science and Practice, 2015(4), 45. https://doi.org/10.5339/gcsp.2015.45

  • Dokainish, H., Teo, K., Zhu, J., Roy, A., Al-Habib, K., ElSayed, A., … Yusuf, S. (2015). Heart failure in low- and middle-income countries: Background, rationale, and design of the INTERnational Congestive Heart Failure Study (INTER-CHF). American Heart Journal, 170(4), 627-634.e1. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ahj.2015.07.008



  • 2014
  • Salghetti, F., Vizzardi, E., Elmaghawry, M., Mamedouv, R., D’Aloia, A., Bonadei, I., … Curnis, A. (2014). Need for Ongoing Anti Arrhythmic Drugs After Ablation of Atrial Fibrillation. Review. Recent Patents on Cardiovascular Drug Discovery, 8(3), 204–215. https://doi.org/10.2174/1574890108666131213094754

  • Chapron, J., Aguib, H., Theodoropoulos, S., Kalantzi, M., Yacoub, M., & Torii, R. (2014). Quantitative assessment of right ventricular structure and flow dynamics in pulmonary homograft obstruction. Global Cardiology Science and Practice, 2014(3), 47. https://doi.org/10.5339/gcsp.2014.47

  • Sedky, Y., Hosny, H., Donya, M., AbdElsalam, S., & Yacoub, M. (2014). Antegrade flow in Anomalous Left Coronary Artery from Pulmonary Artery: Clinical implications. Global Cardiology Science and Practice, 2014(3), 45. https://doi.org/10.5339/gcsp.2014.45

  • Ismail, Z. M. K., Amin, N. M. A., Yacoub, M. F. Y., & Mohamed, A. M. O. (2014). Myelo-Enhancement by Astragalus Membranaceus in Male Albino Rats with Chemotherapy Myelo-Suppression. Histological and Immunohistochemical Study. International Journal of Stem Cells, 7(1), 12–22. https://doi.org/10.15283/ijsc.2014.7.1.12

  • ElMaghawry, M., & ElGuindy, A. (2014). STOP-HF: Expanding the role of HF programs into the community. Global Cardiology Science and Practice, 2014(2), 23. https://doi.org/10.5339/gcsp.2014.23

  • Bonow, R. O., & ElGuindy, A. M. (2014). PARADIGM-HF: Have we achieved a new paradigm in the treatment of heart failure? Global Cardiology Science and Practice, 2014(3), 34. https://doi.org/10.5339/gcsp.2014.34

  • ElMaghawry, M., Zanatta, A., & Zampieri, F. (2014). The discovery of pulmonary circulation: From Imhotep to William Harvey. Global Cardiology Science and Practice, 2014(2), 31. https://doi.org/10.5339/gcsp.2014.31

  • Hosny, H., AbdelSalam, S., Wally, H., & Yacoub, M. (2014). Double outlet right atrium with three atrioventricular valves. Global Cardiology Science and Practice, 2014(2), 32. https://doi.org/10.5339/gcsp.2014.32

  • Yacoub, M., ElGuindy, A., Afifi, A., Yacoub, L., & Wright, G. (2014). Taking Cardiac Surgery to the People. Journal of Cardiovascular Translational Research, 7(9), 797–802. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12265-014-9598-9

  • Migliore, F., Zorzi, A., Spadotto, V., Elmaghawry, M., & Tarantini, G. (2014). Response to: Coronary artery systolic “milking” and “bridging” in Takotsubo syndrome: substrate or an epiphenomenon? Global Cardiology Science and Practice, 2014(1), 17. https://doi.org/10.5339/gcsp.2014.17

  • ElMaghawry, M., & Farouk, M. (2014). REVERSE 5-year follow up: CRT impact persists. Global Cardiology Science and Practice, 2014(3), 39. https://doi.org/10.5339/gcsp.2014.39



  • 2013
  • ElMaghawry, M., Migliore, F., Zorzi, A., Bauce, B., Leoni, L., Bertaglia, E., … Corrado, D. (2013). Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillator Therapy in Athletes. Cardiac Electrophysiology Clinics, 5(1), 123–130. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ccep.2012.12.004

  • Zampieri, F., Zanatta, A., Elmaghawry, M., Bonati, M. R., & Thiene, G. (2013). Origin and development of modern medicine at the University of Padua and the role of the “Serenissima” Republic of Venice. Global Cardiology Science and Practice, 2013(2), 21. https://doi.org/10.5339/gcsp.2013.21

  • Meggiolaro, M., Zorzi, A., El Maghawry, M., Peruzza, F., Migliore, F., & Pittoni, G. M. (2013). Brugada ECG disclosed by acute malaria: is it all about fever and propofol? Journal of Clinical Anesthesia, 25(6), 483–487. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclinane.2013.02.012

  • ZORZI, A., MIGLIORE, F., ELMAGHAWRY, M., SILVANO, M., MARRA, M. P., NIERO, A., … CORRADO, D. (2013). Electrocardiographic Predictors of Electroanatomic Scar Size in Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular Cardiomyopathy: Implications for Arrhythmic Risk Stratification. Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology, 24(12), 1321–1327. https://doi.org/10.1111/jce.12246

  • ElMaghawry, M., Migliore, F., Mohammed, N., Sanoudou, D., & Alhashemi, M. (2013). Science and practice of arrhythmogenic cardiomyopathy: A paradigm shift. Global Cardiology Science and Practice, 2013(1), 8. https://doi.org/10.5339/gcsp.2013.8

  • Zorzi, A., ElMaghawry, M., Migliore, F., Rigato, I., Basso, C., Thiene, G., & Corrado, D. (2013). ST-Segment Elevation and Sudden Death in the Athlete. Cardiac Electrophysiology Clinics, 5(1), 73–84. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ccep.2012.12.003

  • Elguindy, A., & Yacoub, M. H. (2013). The discovery of PCSK9 inhibitors: A tale of creativity and multifaceted translational research. Global Cardiology Science and Practice, 2013(4), 39. https://doi.org/10.5339/gcsp.2013.39

  • Bontempi, L., Vassanelli, F., Lipari, A., Pagnoni, C., Locantore, E., Elmaghawry, M., … Curnis, A. (2013). [Role of antiarrhythmic therapy for atrial fibrillation]. Giornale Italiano Di Cardiologia (2006). https://doi.org/10.1714/1261.13946

  • Zorzi, A., ElMaghawry, M., Rigato, I., Cardoso Bianchini, F., Crespi Ponta, G., Michieli, P., … Corrado, D. (2013). Exercise-Induced Normalization of Right Precordial Negative T Waves in Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular Cardiomyopathy. The American Journal of Cardiology, 112(3), 411–415. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.amjcard.2013.03.048

  • Spadotto, V., Zorzi, A., ElMaghawry, M., Meggiolaro, M., & Pittoni, G. M. (2013). Heart failure due to ‘stress cardiomyopathy’: a severe manifestation of the opioid withdrawal syndrome. European Heart Journal: Acute Cardiovascular Care, 2(1), 84–87. https://doi.org/10.1177/2048872612474923

  • Chapron, J., Hosney, H., Torii, R., Sedky, Y., Dunya, M., & Yacoub, M. H. (2013). Lessons from detailed 3D models of the cardiac chambers after the Mustard operation. Global Cardiology Science and Practice, 2013(4), 49. https://doi.org/10.5339/gcsp.2013.49

  • Spadotto, V., Elmaghawry, M., Zorzi, A., Migliore, F., & Marra, M. P. (2013). Apical ballooning with mid-ventricular obstruction: the many faces of Takotsubo cardiomyopathy. Global Cardiology Science and Practice, 2013(2), 22. https://doi.org/10.5339/gcsp.2013.22

  • Badran, H. M., Soliman, M., Hassan, H., Abdelfatah, R., Saadan, H., & Yacoub, M. (2013). Right ventricular mechanics in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy using feature tracking. Global Cardiology Science and Practice, 2013(2), 25. https://doi.org/10.5339/gcsp.2013.25

  • Salem Omar, A. M., Abdel-Rahman, M. A., Tanaka, H., & Rifaie, O. (2013). Simplifying proximal isovelocity surface area as an assessment method of mitral valve area in patients with rheumatic mitral stenosis by fixing aliasing velocity and mitral valve angle. Journal of the Saudi Heart Association, 25(1), 9–17. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jsha.2012.11.004

  • ElGuindy, A. M., & ElMaghawry, M. (2013). BLOCK-HF: CRT gains new ground. Global Cardiology Science and Practice, 2013(4), 43. https://doi.org/10.5339/gcsp.2013.43

  • 2012 & earlier
  • Right Ventricular Systolic Function and Right Ventricular Diastolic Patterns. (2012). Pocket Guide to Echocardiography, pp. 27–29. https://doi.org/10.1002/9781118480007.ch9

  • Elmaghawry, M., Alhashemi, M., Zorzi, A., & Yacoub, M. H. (2012). A global perspective of arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy. Global Cardiology Science and Practice, 2012(2), 26. https://doi.org/10.5339/gcsp.2012.26

  • Elmaghawry, M., Zorzi, A., Marra, M. P., & Corrado, D. (2012). Life saving pre-participation athletic screening. In Heart and Metabolism.

  • Pistollato, E., Zorzi, A., ElMaghawry, M., Gasparetto, N., Cacciavillani, L., & Bortoluzzi, A. (2012). Thrombolysis during resuscitation: Should we focus on sudden cardiac arrest after myocardial infarction? Resuscitation, 83(9), e189–e190. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.resuscitation.2012.05.006

  • Kassem, H. S., Azer, R. S., Ayad, M. S., Moharem-Elgamal, S., Magdy, G., Elguindy, A., … Yacoub, M. H. (2012). Early Results of Sarcomeric Gene Screening from the Egyptian National BA-HCM Program. Journal of Cardiovascular Translational Research, 6(1), 65–80. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12265-012-9425-0

  • Yacoub, M., & Kotit, S. (2012). An echocardiographic screening of school children for rheumatic heart disease in Aswan, Egypt. Qatar Foundation Annual Research Forum Proceedings, (2012), BMP120. https://doi.org/10.5339/qfarf.2012.bmp120 ElGuindy, A., & Yacoub, M. H. (2012). Heart failure with preserved ejection fraction. Global Cardiology Science and Practice, 2012(1), 10. https://doi.org/10.5339/gcsp.2012.10

  • El-Hamamsy, I., Lekadir, K., Olivotto, I., El Guindy, A., Merrifield, R., Rega, L., … Yacoub, M. H. (2012). Pattern and degree of left ventricular remodeling following a tailored surgical approach for hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy. Global Cardiology Science and Practice, 2012(1), 9. https://doi.org/10.5339/gcsp.2012.9

  • Afifi, A., ElGuindy, A., Farouk, M., & Yacoub, M. (2012). Endo-aneurysmorrhaphy of a giant aneurysm of the subclavian vein. Global Cardiology Science and Practice, 2012(1), 13. https://doi.org/10.5339/gcsp.2012.13

  • Yacoub, S., Kotit, S., & Yacoub, M. H. (2011). Disease appearance and evolution against a background of climate change and reduced resources. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences, 369(1942), 1719–1729. https://doi.org/10.1098/rsta.2011.0013

  • Deflation failure of Accura Balloon In Left Atrium During Balloon Mitral Valvuloplasty. (2010). The Internet Journal of Cardiology, 9(1). https://doi.org/10.5580/b7a Yacoub, S., Kotit, S., Mocumbi, A. O., & Yacoub, M. H. (2008). Neglected diseases in cardiology: a call for urgent action. Nature Clinical Practice Cardiovascular Medicine, 5(4), 176–177. https://doi.org/10.1038/ncpcardio1129



International Conferences: Oral & Poster Presentations

Allouba M*, Aguib Y*, Walsh R*, Afify A, Theotokis P, Galal A, et al. Discovery of a novel putative pathogenic truncating variant in MYH7 in Egyptian HCM patients. Allouba, M. The VII International Cardiovascular Genomic Medicine (ICVGM) Conference. 2019 Dec. York, UK. Oral Presentation.Aguib, Y. Future of Digitization in HealthTech and Research - Perspective during Covid19. Digital Arabia Network | Rakameya Conference. 2020 June. Oral Presentation.

Aguib, Y. An Entrepreneurial Approach to Science Research and Innovation Management. The African Academy of Science. 2020 May. Oral Presentation.

Ibrahim AM, Roshdy M, Elshorbagy S, Yehia D., Faisal M., Abdelrahman E., Halawa S., Simry W., Aguib Y., Yacoub M. Fibulin-2 and extracellular matrix changes in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. CNIC Conference. 2020 Apr. Abstract.

Aguib Y., Allouba M., Afify A., Galal A., Walsh R., Theotokis P., Whiffin N., Halawa S., Shorbagy S., Ibrahim A., Elguindy A., Anwer S., Cook S A., Barton PJ., Ware J., Yacoub M. A Novel Potentially Disease-causing Truncating Variant in MYH7 in Egyptian HCM Patients. Keystone Conference. 2020 Jan. Colorado, USA. Poster Presentation.

EvangeliaVemmou, KhaldoonAlaswad, DimitriosKarmpaliotis, Jaikirshan Khatri, Anthony Doing, Philip Dattilo, Barry F Uretsky, BasemElbarouni, Michael Love, Abdul M Sheikh, WissamJaber, Habib Samady, Brian Jefferson, Taral N Patel, Mitul P Patel, Ehtisham Mahmud, Robert W Yeh, Hector Tamez, Farouc A Jaffer, Ahmed El Guindy, James W Choi, NA Rafeh, AsaadMaallouf, FA Jaoudeh, IosifXenogiannis, Ilias Nikolakopoulos, Bavana V Rangan, Mohamed A Omer, Michael S Megaly, FotisGkargkoulas, Jeffrey W Moses, Nicholas Joseph Lembo, Ajay J Kirtane, Manish A Parikh, Ziad A Ali, CatalinToma, Oleg Krestyaninov, DmitriiKhelimskii, Subhash Banerjee, Shuaib Abdullah, Santiago Garcia, M Nicholas Burke, Emmanouil S Brilakis. Radiation dose during CTO-PCI: Insights from the PROGRESS-CTO registry. Cath CardiovascInterv, 2020.

EvangeliaVemmou, KhaldoonAlaswad, Mitul Patel, Ehtisham Mahmud, James Choi, Farouc Amin Jaffer, Anthony Doing, Dimitri Karmpaliotis, Oleg Krestyaninov, DmitriiKhelimskii, Ilias Nikolakopoulos, JuditKaracsonyi, IosifXenogiannis, Santiago Garcia, M Nicholas Burke, Nidal Abi Rafeh, Ahmed ElGuindy, Omer Goktekin, AbirAbdo, BavanaRangan, EmmanouilBrilakis. TCT-CONNECT-228 In-hospital outcomes of CTO PCI in octogenarians and nonagenarians: Insights from the PROGRESS-CTO Registry. JACC, 2020.

Ilias Nikolakopoulos, KhaldoonAlaswad, James Choi, Jaikirshan Khatri, Robert Yeh, Oleg Krestyaninov, DmitriiKhelimskii, Farouc Amin Jaffer, Nidal Abi Rafeh, Ahmed ElGuindy, Omer Goktekin, DimitriosKarmpaliotis, Paul Poomipanit, EvangeliaVemmou, JuditKaracsonyi, BavanaRangan, Santiago Garcia, Subhash Banerjee, M Nicholas Burke, EmmanouilBrilakis. TCT-CONNECT-236 Percutaneous coronary intervention of chronic total occlusions involving a bifurcation: Insights from the PROGRESS-CTO Registry. JACC, 2020.

JuditKaracsonyi, KhaldoonAlaswad, James Choi, Jaikirshan Khatri, Farouc Amin Jaffer, Paul Poomipanit, FarshadForouzandeh, Michalis Koutouzis, IoannisTsiafoutis, Mitul Patel, Ehtisham Mahmud, Oleg Krestyaninov, Brian Jefferson, Taral Patel, Alpesh Shah, Raj Chandwaney, Jason Wollmuth, Abdul Sheikh, Robert Yeh, Hector Tamez, WissamJaber, Habib Samady, Bilal Malik, SrinivasaPotluri, Barry Uretsky, Anthony Doing, Philip Dattilo, BasemElbarouni, Michael Love, EvangeliaVemmou, Ilias Nikolakopoulos,IosifXenogiannis, BavanaRangan, Santiago Garcia, ImreUngi, Ahmed ElGuindy, Omer Goktekin, Nidal Abi Rafeh, EmmanouilBrilakis. TCT CONNECT-230 The impact of Laser use on the outcomes of balloon uncrossable and balloon undilatable chronic total occlusion percutaneous coronary intervention. JACC, 2020.

ElGuindy, A. IMC Live (Jeddah – Saudi Arabia): Live case transmission (CTO) from AHC.
ElGuindy, A. CTO Summit (Turin – Italy): Total percutaneous revascularization in complex anatomies.
ElGuindy, A. TCT Middle East (Cairo – Egypt): Intravascular imaging for decision-making in complex scenarios.
ElGuindy, A. MLCTO (Nice – France): Live case transmission from ArnaultTzanck Institute – Nice, and lecture titled “extended r-CART”.
ElGuindy, A. SCAI MENATA (Istanbul – Turkey): Establishing a CHIP program.
ElGuindy, A. Middle East CTO Bootcamp (Bahrain): Course co-director and multiple lectures.
ElGuindy, A. CTO Summit (New York – USA): Around the heart in 90 minutes; a difficult route to an LCx CTO.
ElGuindy, A. Total Occlusions and Bifurcations (Milan – Italy): CTO PCI: Evidence and Controversies.
ElGuindy, A. CTO Essentials (Istanbul – Turkey): Live case transmission from Memorial Hospital – Istanbul and lecture titled “Utility of IVUS in CTO PCI).
ElGuindy, A. Amsterdam CTO Summit (Amsterdam – Netherlands): Case presentation ElGuindy, A. Gulf Interventional Society (Dubai – UAE): Percutaneous closure of paravalvular leaks and workshop on CTO PCI.
M Abdelkhalek, A El Sawy, R Doss, A Samaan, M Donia, P Morais, Y Aguib, J Bogaert, A Elguindy, S Romeih, H Aguib, M Yacoub. Right versus left ventricular remodeling after surgical myectomy for HOCM. Eur Heart J, 2019.

Yasser Sadek, Hesham Bahaaeldin, Ahmed Shehata, Diaa Kamal, Mahmoud Baraka, Ahmed E Mostafa, Ahmed Elguindy, Magdy Abdelhamid. Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation: Registry of Egyptian Patients. Eur Heart J, 2019.

Allouba, M. Discovery of a novel putative pathogenic truncating variant in MYH7 in Egyptian HCM patients. The VII International Cardiovascular Genomic Medicine (ICVGM) Conference. 2019 Dec. York, UK. Oral Presentation.

Allouba M., Aguib Y., Afify A., Galal A., Walsh R., Theotokis P., Whiffin N., Halawa S., Elguindy A., Anwer S., Cook S.A., Barton P.J., Ware J., Yacoub M. Discovery of a novel putative pathogenic truncating variant in MYH7 in Egyptian HCM patients. The VII International Cardiovascular Genomic Medicine (ICVGM) Conference. 2019 Dec., York, UK. Abstract.

Aguib, Y. The Egyptian Collaborative Cardiac Genomics (ECCO-GEN): Defining a Healthy Volunteer Cohort. The VII International Cardiovascular Genomic Medicine (ICVGM) Conference. 2019 Dec. York, UK. Oral Presentation.

Aguib, Y. ECCO-Gen: Disease-based and population-based initiatives towards 1000 Egyptian Genomes.German Egyptian Network for Advancing Genomic Medicine and Population Health (GE-GPx) Conference. 2019 Dec. Cairo, Egypt. Oral Presentation.

Aguib, Y., Allouba, M., Afify, A., Halawa, S., ElKhateb, M., Sous, M., Galal, A., Abdelrahman, E., Shehata, N., El Sawy, A., Maghawry, M., Anwer, S., Kamel, O., El-Mozy, W., Khedr, H., Kharabish, A., Thabet, N., Theotokis, P., Buchan, R., Govind, R., Whiffin, N., Walsh, R., Aguib, H., Elguindy, A., Cook, S.A., Barton, P.J., Ware, J., Yacoub, M. The Egyptian Collaborative Cardiac Genomics (ECCO-GEN): Defining a Healthy Volunteer Cohort. Arab Association of Genetic Research (AAGR) conference. 2019 Nov., Cairo, Egypt. Abstract.

Allouba M., Aguib Y., Walsh R., Govind R., Whiffin N., Halawa S., Maher A., Afif A.,Galal A., Buchan R.J., Kassem H., Samy, B., Azer R.S., ElKhateb M., Mohamed F., Elguindy A., Cook S.A., Barton P.J., Ware J., Yacoub M. Towards Defining the Genetic Architecture of Cardiomyopathy in Egypt. Arab Association of Genetic Research (AAGR) conference. 2019 Nov., Cairo, Egypt. Abstract.

Allouba, M. Towards Defining the Genetic Architecture of Cardiomyopathy in Egypt. Arab Association of Genetic Research (AAGR) conference. 2019 Nov., Cairo, Egypt. Oral Presentation.

Allouba, M. Discovery of a novel putative pathogenic truncating variant in MYH7in Egyptian HCM patients. German Egyptian Network for Advancing Genomic Medicine and Population Health (GE-GPx) Conference. 2019 Dec. Cairo, Egypt. Oral Presentation.

Halawa, S. Insight into DNA methylation Analysis. German Egyptian Network for Advancing Genomic Medicine and Population Health (GE-GPx) Conference. 2019 Dec. Cairo, Egypt. Oral Presentation.

Sarah Halawa was awarded the L’oreal Unesco For Women in Science award for her work on “Profiling Genome Wide Methylation in Human Aortic and Mitral Valves” in Nov 2019.

Yacoub M., Donia M., Elsawy A., Doss R., Samaan A., Abdelkhalek M., Hosny M., Morais P., Romeih S., Aguib Y., Bogaert J., ElGuindy A. & Aguib H. Improvement in Systolic and Diastolic Right Ventricular Function Following Left Ventricular Myectomy for HOCM. AHA Conference, Chicago, Illinois, USA 2018. Oral Presentation

Francis N., Aguib H., Gamrah M, Philip P., Hesham B., Torii R., Broyd C., El Guindy A., & Yacoub M. Coronary Blood Flow in Hypertrophic Obstructive Cardiomyopathy: The Critical Role of the Aortic Root. AHA Conference, Chicago, Illinois, USA 2018. Poster Presentation (Young investigator’s award)

Tseng Y-T., Aguib H., Chester A., Sohier J., Odille C., Latif N. & Yacoub M. Design and Development of a Multi-Layered, Stand-Alone Pulmonary Valve Root. 8th Biennial Heart Valve Biology & Tissue Engineering Meeting, London, United Kingdom 2018. Oral Presentation

Tseng Y-T., Sarathchandra P., McCormack A., Ebeid A., Aguib H., Grace N., Chester A., Yacoub M. & Latif N. Interaction of Adipose-Derived Stem Cells With Carbon Fibers - Relevance for Valve Tissue Engineering. 8th Biennial Heart Valve Biology & Tissue Engineering Meeting, London, United Kingdom 2018. Poster Presentation

Halawa S.,Tseng Y-T., Latif N., Manickam C., Aguib Y., Moustafa A., Chester A. & Yacoub M. Beyond Genetics: Pro-filing Genome-wide DNA Methylation Patterns in Human Aortic and Mitral Valves. 8th Biannual Valve Meeting, London, United Kingdom 2018. Abstract & Oral Presentation

Aguib Y., Allouba M., Walsh R., Elkhateb M., Shehata N., Afify A., Halawa S., Govind R., Whiffin N., Sami B., Yehia D., ElShorbagy S., Abdel Rahman E., ElMozy W., Essam A., Maghawry M., Lee S., Cook S., Barton P., Ware J., Aguib H., ElGuindy A. & Yacoub M. Characterization of Egyptian Genetic Variation in relation to Cardiovascular Phenotype. ASHG conference,San Diego, California, USA 2018. Conference Paper & Poster Presentation

Allouba M., Aguib Y., Walsh R., Govind R., Whiffin N., Halawa S., Maher A., Afify A., Galal A., Buchan R.J, Kassem H.Sh, Samy B., Azer R., ElKhateb M., Mohamed F. , Elguindy A. , Cook S., Barton P., Ware J. & Yacoub M. Defining the Genetic Architecture of Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy in the Egyptian Population. ASHG conference, San Diego, California, USA 2018. Conference Paper & Poster Presentation

ElMaghawry M., Aguib Y., Kassem H., Afify A., Samy B., Azer R., Kamel O., Ahmed Sayed M. & Yacoub M. Clinical and Molecular Characteristics of Eleven Egyptian Families with Autosomal Recessive Long QT Syndrome. American College of Cardiology Scientific Sessions, Orlando, USA 2018. Poster Presentation

ElMaghawry M., Kamel O., Ahmed Sayed M. & Yacoub M. Specialized Inherited Arrhythmia Clinic for the Underprivileged Community: Initial Experience, Potentials and Challenges. American College of Cardiology Scientific Sessions, Orlando, US 2018. Poster Presentation

Shehata N., Aguib H., Elsawy A., Nagy M., Romeih S., Essam A., Allouba M., Halawa S., El-Khatib M., Aguib Y., Yacoub M. & Lee S. Defining Detailed Geometry and Dynamism of the Aortic Root - Data from H-Vol. ESC Congress, Munich, 2018. Abstract

Yacoub M., Hosny H., Romeih S., Aguib H., Simry W., Ahmed A. & Sedky Y. Mid-term Outcome of a Modified Mustard Operation for Neglected Transposition of the Great Arteries. American College of Cardiology Scientific Sessions, Orlando, USA 2018. Poster Presentation

Aguib Y., Allouba M., Halawa S., Walsh R., Whiffin N., ElKhateb M., Galal A., Sous M., Afify A., Govind R., Sami B., Shorbagy S., Abdel Rahman E., El-Mozy W., Maghawry M., Cook S., Barton P., Ware J., Aguib H., Elguindy A. & Yacoub M. Towards Identifying Clinically Actionable Genetic Variants in the Egyptian Population. African Society of Human Genetics (AfSHG) conference, Kigali, Rwanda 2018. Conference Paper & Oral Presentation

Halawa S., Tseng Y-T., Latif N., Manickam C., Aguib Y., Moustafa A., Chester A. & Yacoub M. Beyond Genetics: Pro-filing Genome-wide DNA Methylation Patterns in Human Aortic and Mitral Valves. ESC congress, Munich, Germany 2018. Conference Paper & Oral Presentation

Kotit S., Ahmed A. & Yacoub M.Evidence of immune activation in valves excised during MV Replacement.Rheumatic Heart Disease from Molecules to the Global Community Conference, Cairo 2017. Poster Presentation

Kotit S., Maher A., Aguib Y., Yacoub M. & Ahmed A. In depth analysis of structural changes in Rheumatic mitral valve, relevant to valve repair (peeling). Rheumatic Heart Disease from Molecules to the Global Community Conference., Cairo 2017. Poster Presentation

Kotit S. & Yacoub M. A preliminary study of Streptococcal sensitivity to antibiotics in RHD. Rheumatic Heart Disease from Molecules to the Global Community Conference, Cairo 2017. Poster Presentation

Kotit S., Said K., ElFaramawy A., Mahmoud H., Phillips D. & Yacoub M. Prevalence and prognostic value of echocardiographic screening for RHD in Aswan school children. ESC Congress Barcelona 2017. Poster Presentation

Halawa S., Tseng Y-T., Latif N., Manickam C., Aguib Y., Moustafa A., Chester A. & Yacoub M. Beyond Genetics: Pro-filing Genome-wide DNA Methylation Patterns in Human Aortic and Mitral Valves. Rheumatic Heart Disease from Molecules to the Global Community Conference, Cairo 2017. Poster Presentation

Afify A., Samaan A., Said K., El Aroussy W., Hassan M., Aguib Y., Eid Fawzy M. & Yacoub M. BNP and TGF-β levels in patients with severe rheumatic mitral stenosis and their pattern of change following valvuloplasty. Rheumatic Heart Disease from Molecules to the Global Community Conference, Cairo 2017. Poster Presentation

Allouba M., Aguib Y., Walsh R., Befekadu H., Buchan R.J., Govind R., Afify A., ElKhateb M., Mohamed F., Anwer S., Moharem S., Elguindy A., Cook S., Ware J, Barton P. & Yacoub M. Genetic Background of a North-African Population, relevance to Rheumatic Heart Disease Research. Rheumatic Heart Disease from Molecules to the Global Community Conference, Cairo 2017. Poster Presentation

Befekadu H., Anwer S., Mocumbi A., Aguib Y. & Yacoub M. Genetic susceptibility to Rheumatic Heart Disease in three African populations: Egypt, Ethiopia, and Mozambique. Rheumatic Heart Disease from Molecules to the Global Community Conference, Cairo 2017. Poster Presentation

Hosny H., Sedky Y., Simry W., Ahmed A., Aguib H. & Yacoub M. Revival and Modification of the Mustard Operation for Neglected Patients with TGA in the Developing World. Rheumatic Heart Disease from Molecules to the Global Community Conference, Cairo 2017. Poster Presentation

Allouba M., Aguib Y., Walsh R., Govind R., Whiffin N., Buchan R., Afify A., ElKhateb M., Kassem H., Azer R., Samy B., Mohamed F., Elguindy A., Cook S., Barton P., Ware J. & Yacoub M. Defining the Genetic Architecture of Cardiomyopathy in The Egyptian Population. Post Graduates Research Day, Imperial College London 2017.Poster Presentation

Sedky Y., Sobeih A., Romeih S., Kharabish A., Ahmed A. Anomalous Origin of Right Coronary Artery From Pulmonary Artery (ARCAPA), Masked By A Common Cardiac Defect. European Heart journal 2017.

Allouba M., Aguib Y., Walsh R., Buchan R., Govind R., Afify A., ElKhateb M., Mohamed F., Anwer S., Moharem, Kassem H., Azer R., Samy B., Elguindy A., Cook S., Ware J., Barton P. & Yacoub M. Defining the genetic architecture of cardiomyopathy within the Egyptian population. Florence Cardiomyopathy Meeting 2016. Poster Presentation

ElMaghawry M., Sayed M., Kassem H., Tarek A., Mahfouz, Samir A., ElGuindy A., Aguib Y. & Yacoub M. Management of sudden death among Egyptian Patients with autosomal recessive long QT syndrome. HRS 2016. Abstract Presentation

Sedky Y., Romeih S., Simary W., Van Door C. Anomalous origin of left pulmonary artery from ascending aorta: an unusual cause of cardiac failure. European Heart journal 2016

Aguib Y., Kassem H., Walsh R., Allouba M., Buchan R., Azer R., Samy B., Afify A., ElKhateb M., Mohamed F., John S., Elguindy A., Cook S., Ware J., Barton P. & Yacoub M. Defining the genetic architecture of cardiomyopathy within the Egyptian population. Heart Failure: Genetics, Genomics and Epigenetic. Keystone Conference 2016. Poster & Oral Presentation