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Steven B. Feinstein, MD

Steven B. Feinstein, MD
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  • Cardiology
  • Internal Medicine
Board Certification:
  • Internal Medicine
Faculty Rank: Professor
Medical or Graduate Education: University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis
Residency: Michael Reese Hospital and Medical Center - Internal Medicine
Fellowship: Wadsworth Veterans Administration Hospital - Cardiology
Clinical Expertise:
  • Echocardiography
  • Heart disease prevention
Research Interests:
  • Contrast echocardiography
  • Preventive cardiology
  • Atherosclerosis and lipid lowering
  • Diagnostic cardiology
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  • 1725 W. Harrison St.
  • Suite 1159
  • Chicago, IL  60612
  • Phone: (312) 942-5020
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Below is a list of scientific publications for which this practitioner was either the primary author or a contributor. Citations come from PubMed, a database of biomedical literature, life science journals and online books. PubMed is a service of the US Library of Medicine at the National Institutes of Health. Click on the title of the cited work for more information (this will take you directly to Listings go back five years.

  1. Safety of Ultrasound Contrast Agents in Patients With Known or Suspected Cardiac Shunts.
    Parker JM, Weller MW, Feinstein LM, Adams RJ, Main ML, Grayburn PA, Cosgrove DO, Goldberg BA, Darge K, Nihoyannopoulos P, Wilson S, Monaghan M, Piscaglia F, Fowlkes B, Mathias W, Moriyasu F, Chammas MC, Greenbaum L, Feinstein SB.
    Am J Cardiol. 2013
    2013 Jun 28. doi:pii: S0002-9149(13)01240-X. 10.1016/j.amjcard.2013.05.042. [Epub ahead of print]
  2. Safety of contrast-enhanced ultrasound in children for non-cardiac applications: a review by the Society for Pediatric Radiology (SPR) and the International Contrast Ultrasound Society (ICUS).
    Darge K, Papadopoulou F, Ntoulia A, Bulas DI, Coley BD, Fordham LA, Paltiel HJ, McCarville B, Volberg FM, Cosgrove DO, Goldberg BB, Wilson SR, Feinstein SB.
    Pediatr Radiol. 2013
    2013 Jul 11. [Epub ahead of print]
  3. Ultrasound Mediated Targeted Drug Delivery: Recent success and remaining challenges.
    Castle J, Butts M, Healey A, Kent K, Marino M, Feinstein SB.
    Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2012
    2012 Nov 30. [Epub ahead of print]
  4. Contrast-enhanced ultrasound for assessing carotid atherosclerotic plaque lesions.
    Partovi S, Loebe M, Aschwanden M, Baldi T, Jäger KA, Feinstein SB, Staub D.
    AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2012
    2012 Jan
    198(1):W13-9. doi: 10.2214/AJR.11.7312. Review.
  5. Detection of adventitial vasa vasorum and intraplaque neovascularization in carotid atherosclerotic lesions with contrast-enhanced ultrasound and their role in atherosclerosis.
    Partovi S, Loebe M, Noon GP, Davies MG, Karimi S, Zipp L, Feinstein SB, Staub D.
    Methodist Debakey Cardiovasc J. 2011
    2011 Oct-Dec
    7(4):37-40. Review.
  6. Predictors of anterior and posterior wall carotid intima media thickness progression in men and women at moderate risk of coronary heart disease.
    Maki KC, Davidson MH, Dicklin MR, Bell M, Witchger M, Feinstein SB.
    J Clin Lipidol.
    2011 May-Jun
  7. More on advances in imaging angiogenesis and inflammation in atherosclerosis.
    Schinkel AF, Staub D, Ten Kate GL, van den Oord SC, Ten Cate FJ, Sijbrands EJ, Feinstein SB.
    Thromb Haemost. 2011
    2011 May
    105(5):920-1. doi: 10.1160/TH11-02-0131. Epub 2011 Mar 24. No abstract available.
  8. Contrast-enhanced ultrasound for imaging vasa vasorum: comparison with histopathology in a swine model of atherosclerosis
    Schinkel AF, Krueger CG, Tellez A, Granada JF, Reed JD, Hall A, Zang W, Owens C, Kaluza GL, Staub D, Coll B, Ten Cate FJ, Feinstein SB
    Eur J Echocardiogr
    2010 Sep
  9. Correlation of Carotid Artery Atherosclerotic Lesion Echogenicity and Severity at Standard US with Intraplaque Neovascularization Detected at Contrast-enhanced US
    Staub D, Partovi S, Schinkel AF, Coll B, Uthoff H, Aschwanden M, Jaeger KA, Feinstein SB
    2010 Oct 22
  10. Molecular imaging of inflammation and intraplaque vasa vasorum: a step forward to identification of vulnerable plaques?
    ten Kate GL, Sijbrands EJ, Valkema R, ten Cate FJ, Feinstein SB, van der Steen AF, Daemen MJ, Schinkel AF.
    J Nucl Cardiol.
    2010 Oct
  11. Noninvasive imaging of the vulnerable atherosclerotic plaque.
    ten Kate GL, Sijbrands EJ, Staub D, Coll B, ten Cate FJ, Feinstein SB, Schinkel AF.
    Curr Probl Cardiol.
    2010 Nov
  12. New advances in noninvasive imaging of the carotid artery: CIMT, contrast-enhanced ultrasound, and vasa vasorum.
    Coll B, Nambi V, Feinstein SB.
    Curr Cardiol Rep.
    2010 Nov
  13. A retrospective comparison of mortality in critically ill hospitalized patients undergoing echocardiography with and without an ultrasound contrast agent.
    Exuzides A, Main ML, Colby C, Grayburn PA, Feinstein SB, Goldman JH.
    JACC Cardiovasc Imaging.
    2010 Jun
  14. Contrast-enhanced ultrasound imaging of the vasa vasorum: from early atherosclerosis to the identification of unstable plaques
    Staub D, Schinkel AF, Coll B, Coli S, van der Steen AF, Reed JD, Krueger C, Thomenius KE, Adam D, Sijbrands EJ, ten Cate FJ, Feinstein SB
    JACC Cardiovasc Imaging
    2010 Jul
  15. Contrast enhanced ultrasound imaging
    Feinstein SB, Coll B, Staub D, Adam D, Schinkel AF, ten Cate FJ, Thomenius K
    J Nucl Cardiol
    2010 Jan-Feb
  16. Vasa vasorum and plaque neovascularization on contrast-enhanced carotid ultrasound imaging correlates with cardiovascular disease and past cardiovascular events
    Staub D, Patel MB, Tibrewala A, Ludden D, Johnson M, Espinosa P, Coll B, Jaeger KA, Feinstein SB
    2010 Jan
  17. Effects of consumption of pomegranate juice on carotid intima-media thickness in men and women at moderate risk for coronary heart disease.
    Davidson MH, Maki KC, Dicklin MR, Feinstein SB, Witchger M, Bell M, McGuire DK, Provost JC, Liker H, Aviram M.
    Am J Cardiol.
    2009 Oct 1
  18. Hypertriglyceridemic waist phenotype predicts increased visceral fat in subjects with type 2 diabetes.
    Sam S, Haffner S, Davidson MH, D'Agostino RB Sr, Feinstein S, Kondos G, Perez A, Mazzone T.
    Diabetes Care.
    2009 Oct
  19. Relation of abdominal fat depots to systemic markers of inflammation in type 2 diabetes.
    Sam S, Haffner S, Davidson MH, D'Agostino RB Sr, Feinstein S, Kondos G, Perez A, Mazzone T.
    Diabetes Care.
    2009 May
  20. Contrast-enhanced ultrasound imaging of periadventitial vasa vasorum in human carotid arteries.
    Magnoni M, Coli S, Marrocco-Trischitta MM, Melisurgo G, De Dominicis D, Cianflone D, Chiesa R, Feinstein SB, Maseri A.
    Eur J Echocardiogr. 2009
    2009 Mar
    10(2):260-4. doi: 10.1093/ejechocard/jen221. Epub 2008 Aug 29.
  21. Arterial microvessels: an early or late sign of atherosclerosis?
    Biedermann BC, Coll B, Adam D, Feinstein SB.
    J Am Coll Cardiol. 2008
    2008 Sep 9
    52(11):968; author reply 968-9. doi: 10.1016/j.jacc.2008.04.064. No abstract available.
  22. Carotid intima-media thickness measurements: techniques and clinical relevance
    Coll B, Feinstein SB
    Curr Atheroscler Rep
    2008 Oct
  23. Imaging of the vasa vasorum.
    Granada JF, Feinstein SB.
    Nat Clin Pract Cardiovasc Med.
    2008 Aug
    5 Suppl 2:S18-25.
  24. Relationship of abdominal visceral and subcutaneous adipose tissue with lipoprotein particle number and size in type 2 diabetes.
    Sam S, Haffner S, Davidson MH, D'Agostino RB Sr, Feinstein S, Kondos G, Perez A, Mazzone T.
    2008 Aug
  25. Increased high-density lipoprotein cholesterol predicts the pioglitazone-mediated reduction of carotid intima-media thickness progression in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus.
    Davidson M, Meyer PM, Haffner S, Feinstein S, D'Agostino R Sr, Kondos GT, Perez A, Chen Z, Mazzone T.
    2008 Apr 22
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