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Faculty Rank: Professor
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University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis
Michael Reese Hospital and Medical Center - Internal Medicine
Wadsworth Veterans Administration Hospital - Cardiology
Heart disease prevention
Atherosclerosis and lipid lowering
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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 PubMed.gov). Listings go back five years.
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] 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] 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] 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. 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. 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 5(3):141-51 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. 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 11(8):659-64 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 Radiology 2010 Oct 22 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 17(5):897-912 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 35(11):556-91 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 12(6):497-502 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 3(6):578-85. 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 3(7):761-71 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 17(1):106-15 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 Stroke 2010 Jan 41(1):41-7 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 1 104(7):936-42. 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 32(10):1916-20 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 32(5):932-7 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. 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. Carotid intima-media thickness measurements: techniques and clinical relevance Coll B, Feinstein SB Curr Atheroscler Rep 2008 Oct 10(5):444-50 Imaging of the vasa vasorum. Granada JF, Feinstein SB. Nat Clin Pract Cardiovasc Med. 2008 Aug 5 Suppl 2:S18-25. 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. Diabetes. 2008 Aug 57(8):2022-7 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. Circulation. 2008 Apr 22 117(16):2123-30
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The majority of patients that we see come to us looking for early advice in prevention. That’s where my focus is. And so we perform these non-invasive tests, which are ultrasound-based. It’s rather nice for the patient, because it doesn’t invade their body. It’s no ionizing radiation. And they’re often getting the exam and looking at their heart on a screen while the exam’s going on.
Research is an ongoing profession, really. It compliments all the patient work we see. When the questions arise from the patients, we then take it back into a lab or to an experimental situation, try and learn more outside of the patient environment, then come back and treat them. The gratifying thing is, over the years, we’ve been successful translating our basic research into patient care. So it’s really a team effort that I’m on the patient’s side, our tools are on the patient’s side, and our goal is to beat disease.