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Harvey Hecht

TitleSENIOR FACULTY
InstitutionMount Sinai
DepartmentCardiology
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    1. Yankelevitz DF, Henschke CI, Yip R, Boffetta P, Shemesh J, Cham MD, Narula J, Hecht HS. Second-hand tobacco smoke in never smokers is a significant risk factor for coronary artery calcification. JACC Cardiovasc Imaging. 2013 Jun; 6(6):651-7.
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    2. Roleder T, Suh W, Sharma R, Hecht H, Kovacic JC, Narula J, Kini AS. Plaques with high lipid burden: keeping the fat out of the fire. Heart. 2013 Jul; 99(14):977-8.
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    3. Hecht HS, Narula J. Coronary artery calcium scanning in asymptomatic patients with diabetes mellitus: a paradigm shift. J Diabetes. 2012 Dec; 4(4):342-50.
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    4. Hecht HS. "The child is father of the man" (William Wordsworth, 1802). J Am Coll Cardiol. 2012 Oct 9; 60(15):1371-3.
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    5. Hecht HS. Subclinical atherosclerosis imaging comes of age: coronary artery calcium in primary prevention. Curr Opin Cardiol. 2012 Sep; 27(5):508-14.
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    6. Hecht HS. Coronary artery calcium: utilization for primary prevention of CHD. Curr Cardiol Rep. 2011 Dec; 13(6):465-74.
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    7. Hecht HS. The role of atherosclerosis imaging in redefining normal and abnormal cholesterol values, and risk reduction in primary prevention statin trials. Curr Atheroscler Rep. 2011 Oct; 13(5):422-30.
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    8. Hecht HS. Controversies in nuclear cardiology: CT calcium scoring should be routinely performed in patients undergoing myocardial perfusion imaging who have a normal test result (and should be routinely performed before myocardial perfusion imaging)--pro. J Nucl Cardiol. 2011 Aug; 18(4):695-9.
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    9. de Silva R, Mussap CJ, Hecht HS, van Mieghem NM, Matarazzo TJ, Roubin GS, Panagopoulos G. Stent sizing by coronary computed tomographic angiography: comparison with conventional coronary angiography in an experienced setting. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2011 Nov 1; 78(5):755-63.
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    10. Hecht HS, Gade C. Current and evolving stent evaluation by coronary computed tomographic angiography. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2011 May 1; 77(6):843-59.
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    11. Voros S, Rivera JJ, Berman DS, Blankstein R, Budoff MJ, Cury RC, Desai MY, Dey D, Halliburton SS, Hecht HS, Nasir K, Santos RD, Shapiro MD, Taylor AJ, Valeti US, Young PM, Weissman G. Guideline for minimizing radiation exposure during acquisition of coronary artery calcium scans with the use of multidetector computed tomography: a report by the Society for Atherosclerosis Imaging and Prevention Tomographic Imaging and Prevention Councils in collaboration with the Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography. J Cardiovasc Comput Tomogr. 2011 Mar-Apr; 5(2):75-83.
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    12. Mark DB, Berman DS, Budoff MJ, Carr JJ, Gerber TC, Hecht HS, Hlatky MA, Hodgson JM, Lauer MS, Miller JM, Morin RL, Mukherjee D, Poon M, Rubin GD, Schwartz RS. ACCF/ACR/AHA/NASCI/SAIP/SCAI/SCCT 2010 expert consensus document on coronary computed tomographic angiography: a report of the American College of Cardiology Foundation Task Force on Expert Consensus Documents. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2010 Aug 1; 76(2):E1-42.
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    13. Hecht HS. A zero coronary artery calcium score: priceless. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2010 Mar 16; 55(11):1118-20.
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    14. Ahmadi N, Hajsadeghi F, Gul K, Leibfried M, DeMoss D, Lee R, Flores F, Nasir K, Hecht H, Naghavi M, Budoff MJ. Vascular function measured by fingertip thermal reactivity is impaired in patients with metabolic syndrome and diabetes mellitus. J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich). 2009 Nov; 11(11):678-84.
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    15. Hecht HS. Coronary artery calcium: the cup is 96% full. JACC Cardiovasc Imaging. 2009 Oct; 2(10):1184-6.
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    16. Ahmadi N, Nabavi V, Nuguri V, Hajsadeghi F, Flores F, Akhtar M, Kleis S, Hecht H, Naghavi M, Budoff M. Low fingertip temperature rebound measured by digital thermal monitoring strongly correlates with the presence and extent of coronary artery disease diagnosed by 64-slice multi-detector computed tomography. Int J Cardiovasc Imaging. 2009 Oct; 25(7):725-38.
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    17. Hecht HS. Is coronary computed tomographic angiography the "gold standard" for coronary artery disease? J Cardiovasc Comput Tomogr. 2009 Sep-Oct; 3(5):334-9.
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    18. Hecht HS. A paradigm shift: coronary computed tomographic angiography before stress testing. Am J Cardiol. 2009 Aug 15; 104(4):613-8.
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    19. Hecht HS, Bhatti T. Multislice coronary computed tomographic angiography in emergency department presentations of unsuspected acute myocardial infarction. J Cardiovasc Comput Tomogr. 2009 Jul-Aug; 3(4):272-8.
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    20. Ahmadi N, Tirunagaram S, Hajsadeghi F, Flores F, Saeed A, Hecht H, Naghavi M, Budoff M. Concomitant insulin resistance and impaired vascular function is associated with increased coronary artery calcification. Int J Cardiol. 2010 Sep 24; 144(1):163-5.
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    21. Hecht HS, Colmer M. Fantastic voyage: a patient's journey through cardiology from 1969 to 2008. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2008 Oct 21; 52(17):1366-9.
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    22. Ahmadi N, Hajsadeghi F, Gul K, Vane J, Usman N, Flores F, Nasir K, Hecht H, Naghavi M, Budoff M. Relations between digital thermal monitoring of vascular function, the Framingham risk score, and coronary artery calcium score. J Cardiovasc Comput Tomogr. 2008 Nov; 2(6):382-8.
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    23. Alhaj EK, Alhaj NE, Bergmann SR, Hecht H, Matarazzo TJ, Smith S, Alhaj N, Alhaj M, Nelson S. Coronary artery calcification and emphysema. Can J Cardiol. 2008 May; 24(5):369-72.
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    24. Hecht HS, Bhatti T. How much calcium is too much calcium for coronary computerized tomographic angiography? J Cardiovasc Comput Tomogr. 2008 May-Jun; 2(3):183-7.
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    25. Hecht HS. The deadly double standard (the saga of screening for subclinical atherosclerosis). Am J Cardiol. 2008 Jun 15; 101(12):1805-7.
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    26. Shaw LJ, Berman DS, Blumenthal RS, Budoff MJ, Faber TL, Goraya T, Halliburton SS, Hecht H, Kiat H, Koenig W, Malik S, Merhige M, Nasir K, Min JK, O'Keefe J, Polk DM, Raggi P, Rosenblatt JA, Schwartz RG, Taylor AJ, Thomas GS, Wijns W. Clinical imaging for prevention: directed strategies for improved detection of presymptomatic patients with undetected atherosclerosis--Part I: Clinical imaging for prevention. J Nucl Cardiol. 2008 Jan-Feb; 15(1):e6-19.
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    27. Poon M, Rubin GD, Achenbach S, Attebery TW, Berman DS, Brady TJ, Jacobs JE, Hecht HS, Lima JA, Weigold WG. Consensus update on the appropriate usage of cardiac computed tomographic angiography. J Invasive Cardiol. 2007 Nov; 19(11):484-90.
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    28. Naghavi M, Hecht HS. Vulnerable patients are between a 'ROC and a hard place': yes, it's time to screen for coronary artery disease. Cleve Clin J Med. 2007 Oct; 74(10):757-8.
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    29. Lubarsky L, Jelnin V, Marino N, Hecht HS. Images in cardiovascular medicine. Caseous calcification of the mitral annulus by 64-detector-row computed tomographic coronary angiography: a rare intracardiac mass. Circulation. 2007 Jul 31; 116(5):e114-5.
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    30. Lubarsky L, Gupta MP, Hecht HS. Evaluation of myocardial bridging of the left anterior descending coronary artery by 64-slice multidetector computed tomographic angiography. Am J Cardiol. 2007 Oct 1; 100(7):1081-2.
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    31. Lubarsky L, Jelnin V, Roubin GS, Hecht HS. Spontaneous right coronary artery dissection: evaluation by 64-slice multidetector computed tomographic angiography. J Invasive Cardiol. 2007 Jun; 19(6):280-1.
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    32. Naghavi M, Falk E, Hecht HS, Jamieson MJ, Kaul S, Berman D, Fayad Z, Budoff MJ, Rumberger J, Naqvi TZ, Shaw LJ, Faergeman O, Cohn J, Bahr R, Koenig W, Demirovic J, Arking D, Herrera VL, Badimon J, Goldstein JA, Rudy Y, Airaksinen J, Schwartz RS, Riley WA, Mendes RA, Douglas P, Shah PK. From vulnerable plaque to vulnerable patient--Part III: Executive summary of the Screening for Heart Attack Prevention and Education (SHAPE) Task Force report. Am J Cardiol. 2006 Jul 17; 98(2A):2H-15H.
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    33. Hecht HS, Budoff MJ, Berman DS, Ehrlich J, Rumberger JA. Coronary artery calcium scanning: Clinical paradigms for cardiac risk assessment and treatment. Am Heart J. 2006 Jun; 151(6):1139-46.
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    34. Budoff MJ, Ehrlich J, Hecht HS, Rumberger JA. Use of coronary calcification scores to predict coronary heart disease. JAMA. 2004 Apr 21; 291(15):1832; author reply 1832-3.
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    35. Hecht HS, Harman SM. Relation of response of subclinical atherosclerosis detected by electron beam tomography to baseline low-density lipoprotein cholesterol levels. Am J Cardiol. 2004 Jan 1; 93(1):101-3.
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    36. Hecht HS, Harman SM. Relation of aggressiveness of lipid-lowering treatment to changes in calcified plaque burden by electron beam tomography. Am J Cardiol. 2003 Aug 1; 92(3):334-6.
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    37. Hecht HS, Harman SM. Evaluation by electron beam tomography of changes in calcified coronary plaque in treated and untreated asymptomatic patients and relation to serum lipid levels. Am J Cardiol. 2003 May 1; 91(9):1131-4.
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    38. Starkman HS, Cable G, Hala V, Hecht H, Donnelly CM. Delineation of prevalence and risk factors for early coronary artery disease by electron beam computed tomography in young adults with type 1 diabetes. Diabetes Care. 2003 Feb; 26(2):433-6.
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    39. Hecht HS, Harman SM. Comparison of the effects of atorvastatin versus simvastatin on subclinical atherosclerosis in primary preventionas determined by electronbeam tomography. Am J Cardiol. 2003 Jan 1; 91(1):42-5.
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    40. Hecht HS. Impact of plaque imaging by electron beam tomography on the treatment of dyslipidemias. Am J Cardiol. 2001 Aug 15; 88(4):406-8.
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    41. Superko HR, Hecht HS. Metabolic disorders contribute to subclinical coronary atherosclerosis in patients with coronary calcification. Am J Cardiol. 2001 Aug 1; 88(3):260-4.
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    42. Hecht HS, Superko HR. Electron beam tomography and National Cholesterol Education Program guidelines in asymptomatic women. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2001 May; 37(6):1506-11.
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    43. Hecht HS, Superko HR, Smith LK, McColgan BP. Relation of coronary artery calcium identified by electron beam tomography to serum lipoprotein levels and implications for treatment. Am J Cardiol. 2001 Feb 15; 87(4):406-12.
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    44. Hecht HS. Electron beam tomography: current practice and implications for nuclear cardiology. J Nucl Cardiol. 2000 Nov-Dec; 7(6):714-21.
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    45. Hecht HS. Practice guidelines for electron beam tomography: a report of the Society of Atherosclerosis Imaging. Am J Cardiol. 2000 Sep 15; 86(6):705-6, A9.
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    46. Hecht HS, DeBord L, Shaw R, Chin H, Dunlap R, Ryan C, Myler RK. Supine bicycle stress echocardiography versus tomographic thallium-201 exercise imaging for the detection of coronary artery disease. J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 1993 Mar-Apr; 6(2):177-85.
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    47. Hecht HS, Shaw RE, Chin HL, Ryan C, Stertzer SH, Myler RK. Silent ischemia after coronary angioplasty: evaluation of restenosis and extent of ischemia in asymptomatic patients by tomographic thallium-201 exercise imaging and comparison with symptomatic patients. J Am Coll Cardiol. 1991 Mar 1; 17(3):670-7.
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    48. Hecht HS, Josephson MA, Hopkins JM, Singh BN. Reproducibility of equilibrium radionuclide ventriculography in patients with coronary artery disease: response of left ventricular ejection fraction and regional wall motion to supine bicycle exercise. Am Heart J. 1982 Sep; 104(3):567-74.
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    49. Josephson MA, Hecht HS, Hopkins J, Guerrero J, Singh BN. Comparative effects of oral verapamil and propranolol on exercise-induced myocardial ischemia and energetics in patients with coronary artery disease: single-blind placebo crossover evaluation using radionuclide ventriculography. Am Heart J. 1982 Jun; 103(6):978-85.
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    50. Brown BG, Josephson MA, Petersen RB, Pierce CD, Wong M, Hecht HS, Bolson E, Dodge HT. Intravenous dipyridamole combined with isometric handgrip for near maximal acute increase in coronary flow in patients with coronary artery disease. Am J Cardiol. 1981 Dec; 48(6):1077-85.
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    51. Hecht HS, Blumfield DE, Hopkins JM, Mirell SG, Wong M. Single dose exercise and redistribution 201thallium scanning in the diagnosis of myocardial ischemia and coronary artery disease. Comparison with exercise and rest electrocardiography, coronary arteriography and left ventriculography. Chest. 1980 Mar; 77(3):359-68.
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