Stefan Zimmerman

Associate Professor

20052020

Research output per year

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Research Output

2020

High-pitch non-gated scans on the second and third generation dual-source CT scanners: comparison of coronary image quality

Lin, C. T., Chu, L. C. H., Zimmerman, S. L. & Fishman, E. K., Jan 2020, In : Clinical Imaging. 59, 1, p. 45-49 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sex-specific cardiac phenotype and clinical outcomes in patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy

Lu, D. Y., Ventoulis, I., Liu, H., Kudchadkar, S. M., Greenland, G. V., Yalcin, H., Kontari, E., Goyal, S., Corona-Villalobos, C. P., Vakrou, S., Zimmerman, S. L., Abraham, T. P. & Abraham, M. R., Jan 2020, In : American heart journal. 219, p. 58-69 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2019

A new prediction model for ventricular arrhythmias in arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy

Cadrin-Tourigny, J., Bosman, L. P., Nozza, A., Wang, W., Tadros, R., Bhonsale, A., Bourfiss, M., Fortier, A., Lie, Ø. H., Saguner, A. M., Svensson, A., Andorin, A., Tichnell, C., Murray, B., Zeppenfeld, K., van den Berg, M. P., Asselbergs, F. W., Wilde, A. A. M., Krahn, A. D., Talajic, M. & 20 others, Rivard, L., Chelko, S., Zimmerman, S. L., Kamel, I. R., Crosson, J. E., Judge, D. P., Yap, S. C., van der Heijden, J. F., Tandri, H., Jongbloed, J. D. H., Guertin, M. C., van Tintelen, J. P., Platonov, P. G., Duru, F., Haugaa, K. H., Khairy, P., Hauer, R. N. W., Calkins, H., Te Riele, A. S. J. M. & James, C. A., Jun 14 2019, In : European heart journal. 40, 23, p. 1850-1858 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

Association of regional myocardial conduction velocity with the distribution of hypoattenuation on contrast-enhanced perfusion computed tomography in patients with postinfarct ventricular tachycardia

Ustunkaya, T., Desjardins, B., Liu, B., Zahid, S., Park, J., Saju, N., Trayanova, N., Zimmerman, S., Marchlinski, F. E. & Nazarian, S., Apr 1 2019, In : Heart Rhythm. 16, 4, p. 588-594 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cardiac magnetic resonance-derived right atrial functional analysis in patients with atrial fibrillation and typical atrial flutter

Gucuk Ipek, E., Habibi, M., Zghaib, T., Zimmerman, S. L., Calkins, H., Lima, J. & Nazarian, S., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Interventional Cardiac Electrophysiology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

CMR and CT of the Patient With Cardiac Devices: Safety, Efficacy, and Optimization Strategies

Symons, R., Zimmerman, S. & Bluemke, D. A., May 1 2019, In : JACC: Cardiovascular Imaging. 12, 5, p. 890-903 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Computationally guided personalized targeted ablation of persistent atrial fibrillation

Boyle, P. M., Zghaib, T., Zahid, S., Ali, R. L., Deng, D., Franceschi, W. H., Hakim, J. B., Murphy, M. J., Prakosa, A., Zimmerman, S., Ashikaga, H., Marine, J., Kolandaivelu, A., Nazarian, S., Spragg, D. D., Calkins, H. & Trayanova, N. A., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Nature biomedical engineering.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Diagnostic Value of Native T1 Mapping in Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular Cardiomyopathy

Bourfiss, M., Prakken, N. H. J., van der Heijden, J. F., Kamel, I., Zimmerman, S. L., Asselbergs, F. W., Leiner, T., Velthuis, B. K. & te Riele, A. S. J. M., Aug 1 2019, In : JACC: Cardiovascular Imaging. 12, 8P1, p. 1580-1582 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Electrophysiology study for risk stratification in patients with cardiac sarcoidosis and abnormal cardiac imaging

Okada, D. R., Smith, J., Derakhshan, A., Gowani, Z., Zimmerman, S., Misra, S., Berger, R. D., Calkins, H., Tandri, H. & Chrispin, J., Jan 1 2019, In : IJC Heart and Vasculature. 100342.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Patients With Paroxysmal Atrial Fibrillation Have a High Burden of Left Atrial Fibrosis by Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Imaging

Sivalokanathan, S., Zghaib, T., Greenland, G. V., Vasquez, N., Kudchadkar, S. M., Kontari, E., Lu, D. Y., Dolores-Cerna, K., van der Geest, R. J., Kamel, I. R., Olgin, J. E., Abraham, T. P., Nazarian, S., Zimmerman, S. & Abraham, M. R., Mar 1 2019, In : JACC: Clinical Electrophysiology. 5, 3, p. 364-375 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

Identifying Ventricular Arrhythmias and Their Predictors by Applying Machine Learning Methods to Electronic Health Records in Patients With Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy (HCM-VAr-Risk Model)

Bhattacharya, M., Lu, D. Y., Kudchadkar, S. M., Greenland, G. V., Lingamaneni, P., Corona Villalobos, C., Guan, Y., Marine, J., Olgin, J. E., Zimmerman, S., Abraham, T. P., Shatkay, H. & Abraham, M. R., Jan 1 2019, In : American Journal of Cardiology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

Repair of anomalous origin of left coronary artery without intramural course using an ultrasonic scalpel

Nam, L. L., Zimmerman, S. L., Sekar, P. & Hibino, N., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Cardiac Surgery.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ventricular mass as a prognostic imaging biomarker in incident pulmonary arterial hypertension

Simpson, C. E., Damico, R. L., Kolb, T. M., Mathai, S., Khair, R. M., Sato, T., Bourji, K., Tedford, R. J., Zimmerman, S. & Hassoun, P. M., Apr 1 2019, In : The European respiratory journal. 53, 4

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Open Access
2018

3D CT cinematic rendering of mycotic aneurysms

Rowe, S., Chu, L. C. H., Zimmerman, S. & Fishman, E. K., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Emergency Radiology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

ACR Appropriateness Criteria® Chronic Chest Pain-Noncardiac Etiology Unlikely-Low to Intermediate Probability of Coronary Artery Disease

Expert Panel on Cardiac Imaging:, Nov 1 2018, In : Journal of the American College of Radiology. 15, 11, p. S283-S290

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

ACR Appropriateness Criteria® Suspected New-Onset and Known Nonacute Heart Failure

Expert Panel on Cardiac Imaging:, Nov 1 2018, In : Journal of the American College of Radiology. 15, 11, p. S418-S431

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Atrial Dysfunction in Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular Cardiomyopathy

Zghaib, T., Bourfiss, M., van der Heijden, J. F., Loh, P., Hauer, R. N., Tandri, H., Calkins, H., Nazarian, S., Te Riele, A. S. J. M., Zimmerman, S. & Velthuis, B. K., Sep 1 2018, In : Circulation. Cardiovascular imaging. 11, 9, p. e007344

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Epicardial Fat Distribution Assessed with Cardiac CT in Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular Dysplasia/Cardiomyopathy

Aliyari Ghasabeh, M., Te Riele, A. S. J. M., James, C. A., Chen, H. S. V., Tichnell, C., Murray, B., Eng, J., Kral, B. G., Tandri, H., Calkins, H., Kamel, I. R. & Zimmerman, S., Dec 1 2018, In : Radiology. 289, 3, p. 641-648 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Field of view of mapping catheters quantified by electrogram associations with radius of myocardial attenuation on contrast-enhanced cardiac computed tomography

Misra, S., Zahid, S., Prakosa, A., Saju, N., Tandri, H., Berger, R. D., Marine, J., Calkins, H., Zipunnikov, V., Trayanova, N., Zimmerman, S. & Nazarian, S., Nov 1 2018, In : Heart Rhythm. 15, 11, p. 1617-1625 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Higher incidence of vasodilator-induced left ventricular cavity dilation by PET when compared to treadmill exercise-ECHO in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy

Lu, D. Y., Yalçin, H., Sivalokanathan, S., Greenland, G. V., Vasquez, N., Yalçin, F., Zhao, M., Valenta, I., Ganz, P., Pampaloni, M. H., Zimmerman, S., Schindler, T. H., Abraham, T. P. & Abraham, M. R., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Nuclear Cardiology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pulmonary venous anomalies causing misdiagnosis of pulmonary arteriovenous malformations

Lin, C., Zimmerman, S., Mitchell, S. E. & Fishman, E. K., Jan 1 2018, In : Clinical Imaging. 47, p. 96-100 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Relation of Electrocardiographic Left Atrial Abnormalities to Risk of Stroke in Patients with Atrial Fibrillation

Inoue, Y. Y., Ipek, E. G., Khurram, I. M., Ciuffo, L., Chrispin, J., Zimmerman, S., Marine, J., Rickard, J., Spragg, D. D., Nazarian, S., Kusano, K., Lima, J., Berger, R. D., Calkins, H. & Ashikaga, H., Jul 15 2018, In : American Journal of Cardiology. 122, 2, p. 242-247 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Rest and Stress Longitudinal Systolic Left Ventricular Mechanics in Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy: Implications for Prognostication

Pozios, I., Pinheiro, A., Corona Villalobos, C., Sorensen, L. L., Dardari, Z., Liu, H. Y., Cresswell, K., Phillip, S., Bluemke, D. A., Zimmerman, S., Abraham, M. R. & Abraham, T. P., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Standard Ablation Versus Magnetic Resonance Imaging-Guided Ablation in the Treatment of Ventricular Tachycardia

Zghaib, T., Ipek, E. G., Hansford, R., Ashikaga, H., Berger, R. D., Marine, J., Spragg, D. D., Tandri, H., Zimmerman, S., Halperin, H. R., Brancato, S., Calkins, H., Henrikson, C. & Nazarian, S., Jan 1 2018, In : Circulation. Arrhythmia and electrophysiology. 11, 1, p. e005973

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

The growth and evolution of cardiovascular magnetic resonance: A 20-year history of the Society for Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance (SCMR) annual scientific sessions

Lee, D. C., Markl, M., Dall'Armellina, E., Han, Y., Kozerke, S., Kuehne, T., Nielles-Vallespin, S., Messroghli, D., Patel, A., Schaeffter, T., Simonetti, O., Valente, A. M., Weinsaft, J. W., Wright, G., Zimmerman, S. & Schulz-Menger, J., Jan 31 2018, In : Journal of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance. 20, 1, 8.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

The impact of ambrisentan and tadalafil upfront combination therapy on cardiac function in scleroderma associated pulmonary arterial hypertension patients: cardiac magnetic resonance feature tracking study

Sato, T., Ambale Venkatesh, B., Lima, J., Zimmerman, S., Tedford, R. J., Fujii, T., Hulme, O. L., Pullins, E. H., Corona Villalobos, C., Zamanian, R. T., Minai, O. A., Girgis, R. E., Chin, K., Khair, R., Damico, R. L., Kolb, T. M., Mathai, S. & Hassoun, P. M., Feb 1 2018, In : Pulmonary Circulation. 8, 1

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Visualization of acute edema in the left atrial myocardium after radiofrequency ablation: Application of a novel high-resolution 3-dimensional magnetic resonance imaging sequence

Zghaib, T., Malayeri, A. A., Ipek, E. G., Habibi, M., Huang, D., Balouch, M. A., Bluemke, D. A., Calkins, H., Nazarian, S. & Zimmerman, S. L., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Heart Rhythm.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2017

Anthracycline-induced acute myocarditis and ventricular fibrillation arrest

Pallazola, V. A., Murray, J. C., Al Harthy, M., Zimmerman, S., Webster, J. & Gondek, L., Jan 1 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : American Journal of Hematology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Automatic high-resolution infarct detection using volumetric multiphase dual-energy CT

Sandfort, V., Kwan, A. C., Elumogo, C., Vigneault, D. M., Symons, R., Pourmorteza, A., Rice, K., Davies-Venn, C., Ahlman, M. A., Liu, C. Y., Zimmerman, S. & Bluemke, D. A., Feb 15 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Clinical predictors of cardiac magnetic resonance late gadolinium enhancement in patients with atrial fibrillation

Chrispin, J., Ipek, E. G., Habibi, M., Yang, E., Spragg, D. D., Marine, J., Ashikaga, H., Rickard, J., Berger, R. D., Zimmerman, S., Calkins, H. & Nazarian, S., 2017, In : Europace. 19, 3, p. 371-377 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Evaluation of Coronary Artery Disease and Coronary Anomalies with a Handheld Smartphone

Lin, C., Zimmerman, S., Chu, L. C. H., Eng, J. & Fishman, E. K., May 30 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Digital Imaging. p. 1-6 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Exercise-QTc is associated with diffuse interstitial fibrosis reflected by lower approximated T1 relaxation time in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy patients

Corona Villalobos, C., Saha, S., Pozios, I., Hurtado-de-Mendoza Paz, D., Sorensen, L., Gonzalez Cordoba, J., Dolores-Cerna, K., Kamel, I. R., Mormontoy Laurel, W., Bluemke, D. A., Abraham, T. P., Zimmerman, S. & Abraham, M. R., 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Electrocardiology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

False dyssynchrony: Problem with image-based cardiac functional analysis using x-ray computed tomography

Kidoh, M., Shen, Z., Suzuki, Y., Ciuffo, L., Ashikaga, H., Fung, G. S. K., Otake, Y., Zimmerman, S., Lima, J., Higuchi, T., Lee, O., Sato, Y., Becker, L., Fishman, E. K. & Taguchi, K., 2017, Medical Imaging 2017: Physics of Medical Imaging. SPIE, Vol. 10132. 101321U

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Feature tracking CMR reveals abnormal strain in preclinical arrhythmogenic right ventricular dysplasia/ cardiomyopathy: A multisoftware feasibility and clinical implementation study

Bourfiss, M., Vigneault, D. M., Aliyari Ghasebeh, M., Murray, B., James, C. A., Tichnell, C., Mohamed Hoesein, F. A., Zimmerman, S., Kamel, I. R., Calkins, H., Tandri, H., Velthuis, B. K., Bluemke, D. A. & Te Riele, A. S. J. M., Sep 1 2017, In : Journal of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance. 19, 1, 66.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Implantable cardioverter-defibrillator therapy in arrhythmogenic right ventricular dysplasia/cardiomyopathy: Predictors of appropriate therapy, outcomes, and complications

Orgeron, G. M., James, C. A., Riele, A. T., Tichnell, C., Murray, B., Bhonsale, A., Kamel, I. R., Zimmerman, S., Judge, D. P., Crosson, J., Tandri, H. & Calkins, H., Jun 1 2017, In : Journal of the American Heart Association. 6, 6, e006242.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Optimized energy of spectral CT for infarct imaging: Experimental validation with human validation

Sandfort, V., Palanisamy, S., Symons, R., Pourmorteza, A., Ahlman, M. A., Rice, K., Thomas, T., Davies-Venn, C., Krauss, B., Kwan, A., Pandey, A., Zimmerman, S. & Bluemke, D. A., Jan 23 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Safety of magnetic resonance imaging in patients with cardiac devices

Nazarian, S., Hansford, R., Rahsepar, A. A., Weltin, V., McVeigh, D., Ipek, E. G., Kwan, A., Berger, R. D., Calkins, H., Lardo, A. C., Kraut, M. A., Kamel, I. R., Zimmerman, S. & Halperin, H. R., Dec 28 2017, In : New England Journal of Medicine. 377, 26, p. 2555-2564 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2016

An Uncommon Cause of Obstructive Jaundice: An Infrequent Neoplasm

Tompkins, K., Crane, G. M., Zimmerman, S. & Gelber, A., 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : American Journal of Medicine.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Association of left atrial epicardial adipose tissue with electrogram bipolar voltage and fractionation: Electrophysiologic substrates for atrial fibrillation

Zghaib, T., Ipek, E. G., Zahid, S., Balouch, M. A., Misra, S., Ashikaga, H., Berger, R. D., Marine, J., Spragg, D. D., Zimmerman, S., Zipunnikov, V., Trayanova, N., Calkins, H. & Nazarian, S., Dec 1 2016, In : Heart Rhythm. 13, 12, p. 2333-2339 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Association of left atrial function with incident atypical atrial flutter after atrial fibrillation ablation

Gucuk Ipek, E., Marine, J., Habibi, M., Chrispin, J., Lima, J., Rickard, J., Spragg, D. D., Zimmerman, S., Zipunnikov, V., Berger, R. D., Calkins, H. & Nazarian, S., Feb 1 2016, In : Heart Rhythm. 13, 2, p. 391-398 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Association of Left Atrial Local Conduction Velocity with Late Gadolinium Enhancement on Cardiac Magnetic Resonance in Patients with Atrial Fibrillation

Fukumoto, K., Habibi, M., Ipek, E. G., Zahid, S., Khurram, I. M., Zimmerman, S., Zipunnikov, V., Spragg, D. D., Ashikaga, H., Trayanova, N., Tomaselli, G. F., Rickard, J., Marine, J., Berger, R. D., Calkins, H. & Nazarian, S., Mar 1 2016, In : Circulation: Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology. 9, 3, e002897.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Clinical risk factors alone are inadequate for predicting significant coronary artery disease

Korley, F., Gatsonis, C., Snyder, B. S., George, R. T., Abd, T., Zimmerman, S., Litt, H. I. & Hollander, J. E., Sep 23 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle