S. Allen Luis, M.B.B.S.

  1. Cardiologist
  1. Klein AL, Imazio M, Cremer P, Brucato A, Abbate A, Fang F, Insalaco A, LeWinter M, Lewis BS, Lin D, Luis SA, Nicholls SJ, Pano A, Wheeler A, Paolini JF, RHAPSODY Investigators. Phase 3 Trial of Interleukin-1 Trap Rilonacept in Recurrent Pericarditis. N Engl J Med. 2020 Nov 16 [Epub ahead of print]
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  2. Padang R, Ali YZ, Mankad R, Bois MC, Maalouf JF, Sinak LJ, Pislaru SV, Nkomo VT, Michelena HI, Luis SA. Thromboembolic Complications of Annuloplasty Rings. JACC Cardiovasc Imaging. 2020 Nov 13 [Epub ahead of print]
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  3. Calderon-Rojas R, Greason KL, King KS, Luis SA, Oh JK, Stulak JM, Daly RC, Dearani JA, Schaff HV. Outcomes of tricuspid valve operation at the time of pericardiectomy for constrictive pericarditis. Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Sep 4 Epub 2020 Sept 04
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  4. Bird JG, Morant K, Al-Souri D, Scott CG, Padang R, McCully RB, Kane GC, Pellikka PA, Luis SA. Impact of Anemia on Exercise and Pharmacologic Stress Echocardiography. J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 2020 Sep; 33 (9):1067-1076 Epub 2020 July 22
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  5. Luis SA, Kane GC, Luis CR, Oh JK, Sinak LJ. Overview of Optimal Techniques for Pericardiocentesis in Contemporary Practice. Curr Cardiol Rep. 2020 Jun 19; 22 (8):60 Epub 2020 June 19
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  6. Mathew J, Geske JB, Luis SA, Schaff HV. An unusual coronary embolus in a patient with prosthetic endocarditis. Eur Heart J. 2020 Jun 14; 41 (23):2179
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  7. George MP, Esquer Garrigos Z, Vijayvargiya P, Anavekar NS, Luis SA, Wilson WR, Baddour LM, Sohail MR. Discriminative Ability and Reliability of Transesophageal Echocardiography in Characterizing Cases of Cardiac Device-Lead Vegetations versus Non-Infectious Echodensities. Clin Infect Dis. 2020 Jun 13 Epub 2020 June 13
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  8. Imazio M, Andreis A, De Ferrari GM, Cremer PC, Mardigyan V, Maestroni S, Luis SA, Lopalco G, Emmi G, Lotan D, Marcolongo R, Lazaros G, De Biasio M, Cantarini L, Dagna L, Cercek AC, Pivetta E, Varma B, Berkson L, Tombetti E, Iannone F, Prisco D, Caforio ALP, Vassilopoulos D, Tousoulis D, De Luca G, Giustetto C, Rinaldi M, Oh JK, Klein AL, Brucato A, Adler Y. Anakinra for corticosteroid-dependent and colchicine-resistant pericarditis: The IRAP (International Registry of Anakinra for Pericarditis) study. Eur J Prev Cardiol. 2020 Jun; 27 (9):956-964 Epub 2019 Oct 15
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  9. Luis SA, Dohaei A, Chandrashekar P, Scott CG, Padang R, Lokineni S, Kane GC, Crestanello JA, Abel MD, Nkomo VT, Pislaru SV, Pellikka PA. Impact of Aortic Valve Replacement for Severe Aortic Stenosis on Perioperative Outcomes Following Major Noncardiac Surgery. Mayo Clin Proc. 2020 Apr; 95 (4):727-737
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  10. Padang R, Chandrashekar N, Indrabhinduwat M, Scott CG, Luis SA, Chandrasekaran K, Michelena HI, Nkomo VT, Pislaru SV, Pellikka PA, Kane GC. Aetiology and outcomes of severe right ventricular dysfunction. Eur Heart J. 2020 Mar 21; 41 (12):1273-1282
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  11. Ryu AJ, Kane GC, Pislaru SV, Lekhakul A, Geske JB, Luis SA, Michelena HI, Nkomo VT, Thaden JJ, Sinak LJ. Bleeding Complications of Ultrasound-Guided Pericardiocentesis in the Presence of Coagulopathy or Thrombocytopenia. J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 2020 Mar; 33 (3):399-401 Epub 2020 Jan 17
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  12. Nguyen A, Schaff HV, Abel MD, Luis SA, Lahr BD, Halfdanarson TR, Connolly HM. Improving outcome of valve replacement for carcinoid heart disease. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Jul; 158 (1):99-107.e2 Epub 2018 Oct 03
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  13. Majid A, Jamali M, Ashrafi MM, Ul Haq Z, Irfan R, Rehan A, Memon MM, Khan MA, Kumar J, Singh PK, Luis SA, Ram P, Lasrado S, Imtiaz F, Menezes RG. Knowledge and Attitude Towards Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Among Doctors of a Tertiary Care Hospital in Karachi. Cureus. 2019 Mar 6; 11 (3):e4182 Epub 2019 Mar 06
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  14. Luis SA, Chan J, Pellikka PA. Echocardiographic Assessment of Left Ventricular Systolic Function: An Overview of Contemporary Techniques, Including Speckle-Tracking Echocardiography. Mayo Clin Proc. 2019 Jan; 94 (1):125-138
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  15. Rico-Mesa JS, Uribe C, Prasad M, Luis SA. When can I stop dual antiplatelet therapy in patients with drug-eluting stents? Cleve Clin J Med. 2019 Jan; 86 (1):13-16
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  16. Luis SA, Anavekar NS, Spittell PC, Chandrasekaran K. Imaging in blunt thoracic trauma: The importance of clinical correlation. Echocardiography. 2019 Jan; 36 (1):199-200 Epub 2018 Dec 04
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  17. Luis SA, Pellikka PA. Is Speckle Tracking Imaging Ready for Prime Time in Current Echo Clinical Practice? Prog Cardiovasc Dis. 2018 Nov - Dec; 61 (5-6):437-445 Epub 2018 Nov 05
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  18. De Jesus T, Luis SA, Ryu JH, Molina JR, Connolly HM, Maleszewski JJ, Pellikka PA. Carcinoid Heart Disease in Patients With Bronchopulmonary Carcinoid. J Thorac Oncol. 2018 Oct; 13 (10):1602-1605 Epub 2018 July 07
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  19. Parsons C, Cha S, Shen WK, Chamberlain AM, Luis SA, Keddis M, Shamoun F. Usefulness of the Addition of Renal Function to the CHA2DS2-VASc Score as a Predictor of Thromboembolism and Mortality in Patients Without Atrial Fibrillation. Am J Cardiol. 2018 Aug 15; 122 (4):597-603 Epub 2018 May 15
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  20. Lane CE, Diaz Soto JC, Padang R, Luis SA. Contained right atrial rupture: an unusual presentation of a rare primary cardiac tumour. Eur Heart J. 2018 May 1; 39 (17):1574-1575
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  21. Ayoub C, Luis SA, Maleszewski JJ, Pellikka PA. Advanced cardiac imaging techniques assist in characterizing a cardiac mass and directing management. Echocardiography. 2017 Nov; 34 (11):1744-1746
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  22. Luis SA, Blauwet LA, Samardhi H, West C, Mehta RA, Luis CR, Scalia GM, Miller FA Jr, Burstow DJ. Usefulness of Mitral Valve Prosthetic or Bioprosthetic Time Velocity Index Ratio to Detect Prosthetic or Bioprosthetic Mitral Valve Dysfunction. Am J Cardiol. 2017 Oct 15; 120 (8):1373-1380 Epub 2017 July 25
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  23. Egbe AC, Padang R, Brown RD, Khan AR, Luis SA, Huston J 3rd, Akintoye E, Connolly HM. Prevalence and predictors of intracranial aneurysms in patients with bicuspid aortic valve. Heart. 2017 Oct; 103 (19):1508-1514 Epub 2017 June 08
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  24. Menezes RG, Fatima H, Jussain SA, Ahmed S, Singh PK, Kharoshah MA, Madadin M, Ram P, Pant S, Luis SA. Commotio cordis: A review Medicine, Science and the Law.2017;57:(3)146-151.
  25. Luis SA, Maleszewski JJ, Young PM, Schaff HV, Pereira NL. Previously Unreported in Women Galactosidase Alpha Pro409Ser Variant Is Associated With Fabry Disease. Circ Cardiovasc Genet. 2017 Aug; 10 (4):e001661
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  26. Parsons C, Patel SI, Cha S, Shen WK, Desai S, Chamberlain AM, Luis SA, Aguilar MI, Demaerschalk BM, Mookadam F, Shamoun F. CHA2DS2-VASc Score: A Predictor of Thromboembolic Events and Mortality in Patients With an Implantable Monitoring Device Without Atrial Fibrillation. Mayo Clin Proc. 2017 Mar; 92 (3):360-369
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  27. Egbe AC, Luis SA, Padang R, Warnes CA. Outcomes in Moderate Mixed Aortic Valve Disease: Is it Time for a Paradigm Shift? J Am Coll Cardiol. 2016 May 24; 67 (20):2321-2329
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  28. Luis SA, Pellikka PA. Carcinoid heart disease: Diagnosis and management. Best Pract Res Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2016 Jan; 30 (1):149-58 Epub 2015 Oct 09
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  29. Connolly HM, Schaff HV, Abel MD, Rubin J, Askew JW, Li Z, Inda JJ, Luis SA, Nishimura RA, Pellikka PA. Early and Late Outcomes of Surgical Treatment in Carcinoid Heart Disease. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2015 Nov 17; 66 (20):2189-2196
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  30. Luis SA, Coutinho T, Pellikka PA, Rihal CS, Pislaru SV. Management of coexistent multi-valvular prosthetic dysfunction: a unique approach. Eur Heart J. 2015 May 7; 36: (18)1077.
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  31. Luis SA, Pellikka PA, Bonnichsen CR, Mankad SV, Pislaru SV. In an era of multimodality cardiac imaging, echocardiography remains the gold standard for the evaluation of valvular and periprosthetic masses. Eur Heart J Cardiovasc Imaging. 2014 Aug; 15: (8)940.
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  32. Luis SA, Anderson M, Jalali H, Burstow DJ. A classic yet unusual case: the full spectrum of bicuspid aortic valve disease. Eur Heart J Cardiovasc Imaging. 2014; 15(4):398.
  33. Luis SA, Yamada A, Khandheria BK, Speranza V, Benjamin A, Ischenko M, Platts DG, Hasseler L, Burstow D, Chan J. Use of three-dimensional speckle tracking echocardiography for quantitative assessment of global left ventricular function: A comparative study to three-dimensional echocardiography. J Am Soc Echocardiogr.2014;27:(2):285-291.
  34. Yamada A, Luis SA, Sathianathan D, Khandheria BK, Cafaro J, Hamilton-Craig CR, Platts DG, Haseler L, Burstow D, Chan J. Reproducibility of regional and global longitudinal strains derived from two-dimensional speckle-tracking and Doppler tissue imaging between expert and novice readers during quantitative dobutamine stress echocardiography. J Am Soc of Echocardiogaphy. 2014; 27(8):880-7.
  35. Luis SA, Poon K, Shetty R, Walters DL, Raffel OC. Optical coherence tomography of late acquired bare metal stent malapposition: Bare metal stent "diverticulosis". Heart Lung Circ. 2013; 22(8):688-689.
  36. Luis SA, Poon K, Luis C, Shukla A, Beett N, Hamilton-Craig C. Massive left atrial thrombus in a patient with rheumatic mitral stenosis and atrial fibrillation while anticoagulated with dabigatran. Circ Cardiovasc Imaging. 2013; 6(3):491-2.
  37. Platts DG, Luis SA, Roper D, Burstow D, Call T, Forshaw A, Pascoe R. The safety profile of perflutren microsphere contrast echocardiography during rest and stress imaging: Results from an Australian multicenter cohort. Heart Lung Circ. 2013; 22(12):996-1002. Epub 0
  38. Camuglia A, Luis SA, Sengupta A, Bett JNH, Walters D. Pre-hospital fibrinolysis in the management of patients with ST elevation acute coronary syndrome: Review of the evidence, implementation and future directions. Cardiovasc Hematol Disord Drug Targets. 2013; 13(3):243-255.
  39. Luis SA, Roper D, Incani A, Poon K, Haqqani H, Walters DL. Non-pharmacological therapy for atrial fibrillation: managing the left atrial appendage. Cardiol Res Pract. 2012; 2012:304626.
  40. Chan J, Luis SA, Hamilton-Craig C. Atypical chest pain in a patient with multiple cardiovascular risk factors: CT coronary angiography is the route to go.. J Clin & Prev Cardiology. 2012; 1(3):134-140.
  41. Poon KK, Claarke A, Luis SA, Wiemers P, Incani A, Scaila G, Tesar P, Raffel OC, Aroney CN, Walters DL. First Australian transapical mitral valve-in-valve implant for a failed mitral bioprosthesis: How to do it.. Heart Lung Circ. 2012; 21(11):737-739.
  42. Luis S, Christie D, Kaminski A, Kenny L, Peres MH. Pregnancy and radiotherapy: Management options for minimizing risk, case series and comprehensive literature review. J Med Imaging Radiat Oncol. 2009; 53(6):559-68.
  43. Wong CW, Luis S, Zeng I, Stewart RA. Eosinophilia and coronary artery vasospasm. Heart Lung Circ. 2008; 17(6):488-96.