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Rami Doukky

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InstitutionRush University, Rush Medical College
DepartmentInternal Medicine, Cardiology
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    My ORCID is 0000-0001-9767-9344.
    My Scopus ID is 6507804743.
    My NIH COMMONS name is RDOUKKY.


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    1. Doukky R. Deciding wisely: A case for an effective use of myocardial perfusion imaging. J Nucl Cardiol. 2017 Nov 29. PMID: 29188433.
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    2. AlJaroudi W, Anokwute C, Fughhi I, Campagnoli T, Wassouf M, Vij A, Kharouta M, Appis A, Ali A, Doukky R. The prognostic value of heart rate response during vasodilator stress myocardial perfusion imaging in patients with end-stage renal disease undergoing renal transplantation. J Nucl Cardiol. 2017 Sep 18. PMID: 28924814.
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    3. Tilkemeier PL, Bourque J, Doukky R, Sanghani R, Weinberg RL. ASNC imaging guidelines for nuclear cardiology procedures : Standardized reporting of nuclear cardiology procedures. J Nucl Cardiol. 2017 Dec; 24(6):2064-2128. PMID: 28916938.
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    4. Vij A, Golzar Y, Doukky R. Regadenoson use in chronic kidney disease and end-stage renal disease: A focused review. J Nucl Cardiol. 2017 Jun 26. PMID: 28653271.
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    5. Doukky R, Fughhi I, Campagnoli T, Wassouf M, Kharouta M, Vij A, Anokwute C, Appis A, Ali A. Validation of a clinical pathway to assess asymptomatic renal transplant candidates using myocardial perfusion imaging. J Nucl Cardiol. 2017 May 08. PMID: 28484986.
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    6. Mohamedali B, Doukky R, Karavalos K, Avery E, Bhat G. Mean Arterial Pressure to Central Venous Pressure Ratio: A Novel Marker for Right Ventricular Failure After Left Ventricular Assist Device Placement. J Card Fail. 2017 Jun; 23(6):446-452. PMID: 28365215.
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    7. Golzar Y, Doukky R. Stress SPECT Myocardial Perfusion Imaging in End-Stage Renal Disease. Curr Cardiovasc Imaging Rep. 2017 May; 10(5). PMID: 28685008.
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    8. Doukky R, Diemer G, Medina A, Winchester DE, Murthy VL, Phillips LM, Flood K, Giering L, Hearn G, Schwartz RG, Russell R, Wolinsky D. Promoting Appropriate Use of Cardiac Imaging: No Longer an Academic Exercise. Ann Intern Med. 2017 Mar 21; 166(6):438-440. PMID: 28241267.
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    9. Gomez J, Golzar Y, Fughhi I, Olusanya A, Doukky R. The significance of post-stress decrease in left ventricular ejection fraction in patients undergoing regadenoson stress gated SPECT myocardial perfusion imaging. J Nucl Cardiol. 2017 Feb 08. PMID: 28181156.
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    10. Doukky R, Garcia-Sayan E, Pant R, Patel M. Authors' Reply. J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 2017 Feb; 30(2):198-200. PMID: 27986360.
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    11. Yadav N, Doukky R. Reporting nuclear cardiology studies: Is the cup half-full or half-empty? J Nucl Cardiol. 2016 Dec 09. PMID: 27943054.
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    12. Moseley A, Doukky R, Williams KA, Jaffer AK, Volgman AS. Indirect Comparison of Novel Oral Anticoagulants in Women with Nonvalvular Atrial Fibrillation. J Womens Health (Larchmt). 2017 Mar; 26(3):214-221. PMID: 27870603.
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    13. Gomez J, Fughhi I, Campagnoli T, Ali A, Doukky R. Impact of integrating heart rate response with perfusion imaging on the prognostic value of regadenoson SPECT myocardial perfusion imaging in patients with end-stage renal disease. J Nucl Cardiol. 2017 Oct; 24(5):1666-1671. PMID: 27251142.
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    14. Garcia-Sayan E, Patel M, Wassouf M, Pant R, D'Silva O, Kehoe RF, Doukky R. Derivation and validation of E/e' ratio as a parameter in the evaluation of left atrial appendage thrombus formation in patients with nonvalvular atrial fibrillation. Int J Cardiovasc Imaging. 2016 Sep; 32(9):1349-1356. PMID: 27240602.
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    15. Fughhi I, Campagnoli T, Ali A, Doukky R. Impact of a regimented aminophylline administration protocol on the burden of regadenoson-induced ischemia detected by SPECT myocardial perfusion imaging. J Nucl Cardiol. 2017 Oct; 24(5):1571-1578. PMID: 27233251.
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    16. Doukky R, Frogge N, Appis A, Hayes K, Khoudary G, Fogg L, Williams KA. Impact of Appropriate Use on the Estimated Radiation Risk to Men and Women Undergoing Radionuclide Myocardial Perfusion Imaging. J Nucl Med. 2016 Aug; 57(8):1251-7. PMID: 27103019.
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    17. Doukky R, Garcia-Sayan E, Patel M, Pant R, Wassouf M, Shah S, D'Silva O, Kehoe RF. Impact of Diastolic Function Parameters on the Risk for Left Atrial Appendage Thrombus in Patients with Nonvalvular Atrial Fibrillation: A Prospective Study. J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 2016 Jun; 29(6):545-53. PMID: 27021354.
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    18. Doukky R, Golzar Y. Safety of stress testing in patients with elevated cardiac biomarkers: Are all modalities created equal? J Nucl Cardiol. 2017 Apr; 24(2):735-737. PMID: 26888370.
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    19. Costello BT, Silverman ER, Doukky R, Braun LT, Aggarwal NT, Deng Y, Li Y, Lundberg G, Williams KA, Volgman AS. Lipoprotein(a) and Increased Cardiovascular Risk in Women. Clin Cardiol. 2016 Feb; 39(2):96-102. PMID: 26880352.
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    20. Doukky R, Mangla A, Ibrahim Z, Poulin MF, Avery E, Collado FM, Kaplan J, Richardson D, Powell LH. Impact of Physical Inactivity on Mortality in Patients With Heart Failure. Am J Cardiol. 2016 Apr 01; 117(7):1135-43. PMID: 26853954; PMCID: PMC4799780 [Available on 04/01/17].
    21. Pant R, Patel M, Garcia-Sayan E, Wassouf M, D'Silva O, Kehoe RF, Doukky R. Impact of B-type natriuretic peptide level on the risk of left atrial appendage thrombus in patients with nonvalvular atrial fibrillation: a prospective study. Cardiovasc Ultrasound. 2016 Jan 16; 14:4. PMID: 26772738; PMCID: PMC4715322.
    22. Doukky R, Avery E, Mangla A, Collado FM, Ibrahim Z, Poulin MF, Richardson D, Powell LH. Impact of Dietary Sodium Restriction on Heart Failure Outcomes. JACC Heart Fail. 2016 Jan; 4(1):24-35. PMID: 26738949; PMCID: PMC4705447 [Available on 01/01/17].
    23. Doukky R, Fughhi I, Campagnoli T, Wassouf M, Ali A. The prognostic value of regadenoson SPECT myocardial perfusion imaging in patients with end-stage renal disease. J Nucl Cardiol. 2017 Feb; 24(1):112-118. PMID: 26582040.
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    24. Davis KF, Hohmann SF, Doukky R, Levine D, Johnson T. The Impact of Hospital and Surgeon Volume on In-Hospital Mortality of Ventricular Assist Device Recipients. J Card Fail. 2016 Mar; 22(3):226-31. PMID: 26505811.
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    25. Doukky R, Hayes K, Frogge N. Appropriate use criteria for SPECT myocardial perfusion imaging: Are they appropriate for women? J Nucl Cardiol. 2016 Aug; 23(4):695-705. PMID: 26304956.
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    26. AlJaroudi W, Campagnoli T, Fughhi I, Wassouf M, Ali A, Doukky R. Prognostic value of heart rate response during regadenoson stress myocardial perfusion imaging in patients with end stage renal disease. J Nucl Cardiol. 2016 Jun; 23(3):560-9. PMID: 26293358.
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    27. Elgendy IY, Mahmoud A, Shuster JJ, Doukky R, Winchester DE. Outcomes after inappropriate nuclear myocardial perfusion imaging: A meta-analysis. J Nucl Cardiol. 2016 Aug; 23(4):680-9. PMID: 26253327.
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    28. Sciammarella MG, Gerson M, Buxton AE, Bartley SC, Doukky R, Merlino DA, Tandon S, Thompson R, Travin MI. ASNC/SNMMI Model Coverage Policy: Myocardial sympathetic innervation imaging: Iodine-123 meta-iodobenzylguanidine ((123)I-mIBG). J Nucl Cardiol. 2015 Aug; 22(4):804-11. PMID: 26163203.
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    29. Doukky R. The prognostic value of regadenoson stress: Has the case been made? J Nucl Cardiol. 2015 Aug; 22(4):608-10. PMID: 25995185.
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    30. Doukky R, Hayes K, Frogge N, Nazir NT, Collado FM, Williams KA. Impact of insurance carrier, prior authorization, and socioeconomic status on appropriate use of SPECT myocardial perfusion imaging in private community-based office practice. Clin Cardiol. 2015 May; 38(5):267-73. PMID: 25955195.
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    31. Doukky R, Olusanya A, Vashistha R, Saini A, Fughhi I, Mansour K, Nigatu A, Confer K, Sims SA. Diagnostic and prognostic significance of ischemic electrocardiographic changes with regadenoson-stress myocardial perfusion imaging. J Nucl Cardiol. 2015 Aug; 22(4):700-13. PMID: 25907352.
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    32. Golzar Y, Olusanya A, Pe N, Dua SG, Golzar J, Gidea C, Doukky R. The significance of automatically measured transient ischemic dilation in identifying severe and extensive coronary artery disease in regadenoson, single-isotope technetium-99m myocardial perfusion SPECT. J Nucl Cardiol. 2015 Jun; 22(3):526-34. PMID: 25824022.
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    33. Poulin MF, Alexander S, Doukky R. Prognostic implications of stress modality on mortality risk and cause of death in patients undergoing office-based SPECT myocardial perfusion imaging. J Nucl Cardiol. 2016 Apr; 23(2):202-11. PMID: 25788401.
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    34. Hakemi EU, Alyousef T, Dang G, Hakmei J, Doukky R. The prognostic value of undetectable highly sensitive cardiac troponin I in patients with acute pulmonary embolism. Chest. 2015 Mar; 147(3):685-694. PMID: 25079900.
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    35. Alexander S, Doukky R. Effective risk stratification of patients on the basis of myocardial perfusion SPECT is dependent on appropriate patient selection. Curr Cardiol Rep. 2015 Jan; 17(1):549. PMID: 25418932.
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    36. Poulin MF, Chan EY, Doukky R. Coronary Computed Tomographic Angiography in the Evaluation of Liver Transplant Candidates. Angiology. 2015 Oct; 66(9):803-10. PMID: 25520410.
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    37. Rangel MO, Morales Demori R, Voll ST, Wassouf M, Dick R, Doukky R. Severe chronic kidney disease as a predictor of benefit from aminophylline administration in patients undergoing regadenoson stress myocardial perfusion imaging: A substudy of the ASSUAGE and ASSUAGE-CKD trials. J Nucl Cardiol. 2015 Oct; 22(5):1008-18. PMID: 25500799.
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    38. Mangla A, Doukky R, Powell LH, Avery E, Richardson D, Calvin JE. Congestive heart failure adherence redesign trial: a pilot study. BMJ Open. 2014 Dec 04; 4(12):e006542. PMID: 25475245; PMCID: PMC4256535.
    39. Parikh K, Appis A, Doukky R. Cardiac imaging for the assessment of patients being evaluated for kidney or liver transplantation. J Nucl Cardiol. 2015 Apr; 22(2):282-96. PMID: 25294437.
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    40. Sengupta PP, Narula N, Modesto K, Doukky R, Doherty S, Soble J, Narula J. Feasibility of intercity and trans-Atlantic telerobotic remote ultrasound: assessment facilitated by a nondedicated bandwidth connection. JACC Cardiovasc Imaging. 2014 Aug; 7(8):804-9. PMID: 25124012.
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    41. Doukky R, Hayes K, Frogge N. Are cardiologists truly better at appropriately selecting patients for stress myocardial perfusion imaging? Int J Cardiol. 2014 Sep; 176(1):285-6. PMID: 25042647.
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    42. Doukky R, Abusin SA, Bayissa YA, Kelly RF, Ansari AH. Rheumatic heart disease in modern urban America: a cohort study of immigrant and indigenous patients in Chicago. Int J Cardiol. 2014 Jul 15; 175(1):178-80. PMID: 24804905.
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    43. Doukky R, Garcia-Sayan E, Gage H, Nagarajan V, Demopoulos A, Cena M, Nazir NT, Karam GJ, Trohman RG, Kazlauskaite R. The value of diastolic function parameters in the prediction of left atrial appendage thrombus in patients with nonvalvular atrial fibrillation. Cardiovasc Ultrasound. 2014 Feb 25; 12:10. PMID: 24568305; PMCID: PMC3937435.
    44. Ballany W, Mansour K, Morales Demori R, Al-Amoodi M, Doukky R. The impact of regimented aminophylline use on extracardiac radioisotope activity in patients undergoing regadenoson stress SPECT myocardial perfusion imaging: a substudy of the ASSUAGE trial. J Nucl Cardiol. 2014 Jun; 21(3):496-502. PMID: 24519563.
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    45. Poulin MF, Doukky R. Hyperthyroid atrial fibrillation: does it matter for stroke risk? Cardiology. 2014; 128(1):51-3. PMID: 24526042.
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    46. Golzar Y, Doukky R. Regadenoson use in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: the state of current knowledge. Int J Chron Obstruct Pulmon Dis. 2014; 9:129-37. PMID: 24489466; PMCID: PMC3904829.
    47. Rangel MO, Demori RM, Doukky R. Age and gender as predictors of benefit from aminophylline administration in patients undergoing regadenoson stress myocardial perfusion imaging: a substudy of the ASSUAGE trial. Am J Ther. 2013 Nov-Dec; 20(6):622-9. PMID: 24100259.
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    48. Doukky R. Reply: To PMID 23496263. Echocardiography. 2013 Oct; 30(9):1122. PMID: 24111676.
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    49. Doukky R, Hayes K, Frogge N, Balakrishnan G, Dontaraju VS, Rangel MO, Golzar Y, Garcia-Sayan E, Hendel RC. Impact of appropriate use on the prognostic value of single-photon emission computed tomography myocardial perfusion imaging. Circulation. 2013 Oct 08; 128(15):1634-43. PMID: 24021779.
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    50. Doukky R, Frogge N, Bayissa YA, Balakrishnan G, Skelton JM, Confer K, Parikh K, Kelly RF. The prognostic value of transient ischemic dilatation with otherwise normal SPECT myocardial perfusion imaging: a cautionary note in patients with diabetes and coronary artery disease. J Nucl Cardiol. 2013 Oct; 20(5):774-84. PMID: 23929206.
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    51. Doukky R, Shih MJ, Rahaby M, Alyousef T, Abusin S, Ansari NH, Kelly RF. A simple validated clinical tool to predict the absence of coronary artery disease in patients with systolic heart failure of unclear etiology. Am J Cardiol. 2013 Oct 15; 112(8):1165-70. PMID: 23891428.
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    52. Doukky R, Gage H, Nagarajan V, Demopoulos A, Cena M, Garcia-Sayan E, Karam GJ, Kazlauskaite R. B-type natriuretic peptide predicts left atrial appendage thrombus in patients with nonvalvular atrial fibrillation. Echocardiography. 2013 Sep; 30(8):889-95. PMID: 23496263.
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    53. Doukky R, Frogge N, Balakrishnan G, Hayes K, Collado FM, Rangel MO, Trohman RG, Hendel RC. The prognostic value of cardiac SPECT performed at the primary care physician's office. J Nucl Cardiol. 2013 Aug; 20(4):519-28. PMID: 23475438.
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    54. Doukky R, Khandelwal A, Garcia-Sayan E, Gage H. External validation of a novel transthoracic echocardiographic tool in predicting left atrial appendage thrombus formation in patients with nonvalvular atrial fibrillation. Eur Heart J Cardiovasc Imaging. 2013 Sep; 14(9):876-81. PMID: 23291395.
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    55. Doukky R, Rangel MO, Wassouf M, Dick R, Alqaid A, Morales Demori R. The safety and tolerability of regadenoson in patients with end-stage renal disease: the first prospective evaluation. J Nucl Cardiol. 2013 Apr; 20(2):205-13. PMID: 23239416.
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    56. Doukky R, Rangel MO, Dick R, Wassouf M, Alqaid A, Margeta B. Attenuation of the side effect profile of regadenoson: a randomized double-blind placebo-controlled study with aminophylline in patients undergoing myocardial perfusion imaging and have severe chronic kidney disease--the ASSUAGE-CKD trial. Int J Cardiovasc Imaging. 2013 Jun; 29(5):1029-37. PMID: 23224354.
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    57. Agarwal R, Gosain P, Kirkpatrick JN, Alyousef T, Doukky R, Singh G, Umscheid CA. Tissue Doppler imaging for diagnosis of coronary artery disease: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Cardiovasc Ultrasound. 2012 Nov 30; 10:47. PMID: 23199010; PMCID: PMC3542063.
    58. Doukky R, Lee WY, Ravilla M, Lateef OB, Pelaez V, French A, Tandon R. A novel expression of exercise induced pulmonary hypertension in human immunodeficiency virus patients: a pilot study. Open Cardiovasc Med J. 2012; 6:44-9. PMID: 22550549; PMCID: PMC3339433.
    59. Doukky R, Rahaby M, Alyousef T, Vashistha R, Chawla D, Amin AP. Soft Tissue Attenuation Patterns Associated with Supine Acquisition SPECT Myocardial Perfusion Imaging: A Descriptive Study. Open Cardiovasc Med J. 2012; 6:33-7. PMID: 22550547; PMCID: PMC3339431.
    60. Doukky R, Rahaby M, Chawla D, Vashistha R, Alyousef T, Amin AP. Soft Tissue Attenuation Patterns Associated with Upright Acquisition SPECT Myocardial Perfusion Imaging: A Descriptive Study. Open Cardiovasc Med J. 2012; 6:22-7. PMID: 22435079; PMCID: PMC3308262.
    61. Doukky R, Morales Demori R, Jain S, Kiriakos R, Mwansa V, Calvin JE. Attenuation of the side effect profile of regadenoson: a randomized double-blinded placebo-controlled study with aminophylline in patients undergoing myocardial perfusion imaging. "The ASSUAGE trial". J Nucl Cardiol. 2012 Jun; 19(3):448-57. PMID: 22395779.
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    62. Afshar M, Collado F, Doukky R. Pulmonary hypertension in elderly patients with diastolic dysfunction and preserved ejection fraction. Open Cardiovasc Med J. 2012; 6:1-8. PMID: 22282715; PMCID: PMC3263443.
    63. Rajaram V, Evans AT, Caldito GC, Kelly RF, Fogelfeld L, Black HR, Doukky R. High Sensitivity C - Reactive Protein is Associated with Diastolic Dysfunction in Young African Americans without Clinically Evident Cardiac Disease. Open Cardiovasc Med J. 2011; 5:188-95. PMID: 21915224; PMCID: PMC3170931.
    64. Chawla D, Rahaby M, Amin AP, Vashistha R, Alyousef T, Martinez HX, Doukky R. Soft tissue attenuation patterns in stress myocardial perfusion SPECT images: a comparison between supine and upright acquisition systems. J Nucl Cardiol. 2011 Apr; 18(2):281-90. PMID: 21234826.
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    65. Chaptini N, Dontaraju VS, Concepcion F, Muradi HA, Alyousef T, Del Pilar Aristizábal Canaval M, Doukky R. Ambulatory cardiac single-photon emission computed tomography at the primary care physician's office: a descriptive study. J Ambul Care Manage. 2010 Oct-Dec; 33(4):328-35. PMID: 20838112.
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    66. Kazlauskaite R, Doukky R, Evans A, Margeta B, Ruchi A, Fogelfeld L, Kelly RF. Predictors of diastolic dysfunction among minority patients with newly diagnosed type 2 diabetes. Diabetes Res Clin Pract. 2010 May; 88(2):189-95. PMID: 20189673; PMCID: PMC3390420.
    67. Doukky R, Calvin JE. Part II: risk stratification in patients with unstable angina and non-ST segment elevation myocardial infarction: evidence-based review. J Invasive Cardiol. 2002 May; 14(5):254-62. PMID: 11983947.
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    68. Doukky R, Calvin JE. Risk stratification in patients with unstable angina and non-ST segment elevation myocardial infarction: evidence-based review. J Invasive Cardiol. 2002 Apr; 14(4):215-20. PMID: 11923580.
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