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Venkata M . Alla, MB,BS

Program Director, Cardiology - Cardiovascular Diseases Fellowship

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Venkata Alla

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School of Medicine
Department of Medicine
Cardiology Division
CUMC - Creighton University Medical Center

Venkata M . Alla, MB,BS

Program Director, Cardiology - Cardiovascular Diseases Fellowship

Professor

 
Dr. Venkata (Mahesh) Alla is currently a practicing non-invasive academic Cardiologist in Omaha, an Associate professor of Medicine in Creighton University School of Medicine and the Program Director for the cardiovascular fellowship program.  He graduated with a medical degree from Osmania Medical College in Hyderabad, India in 2000, completed his residency in Internal Medicine at the Postgraduate Institute for Medical Education and Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh, India and worked as a Chief Resident at the Nizam’s Institute for Medical Sciences, Hyderabad, India before he moved to the United States in 2006. He completed Internal Medicine Residency in 2009 and Cardiovascular Fellowship in 2012 at Creighton University, Omaha, Nebraska and has been on the Faculty since 2012. He is board-certified in Internal Medicine, Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology, Cardiac Computed Tomography and Comprehensive Adult Echocardiography.  His clinical and research interests include Preventive / Clinical Cardiology, Echocardiography. He is a dedicated teacher and is passionate about fellowship educ and Cardiac Imaging. He has been awarded the Master Clinician Award, Graduate medical education teaching award and distinguished teacher award by the University and the training program. He has authored a number of articles in peer reviewed journals, written text book chapters and has presented at numerous national and International meetings. He volunteers regularly at various local community wellness events targeting the Indian community and is the past president of the Nebraska Iowa Physicians of Indian Origin. Over the last few years he is pursuing various efforts to serve in India by participating in and organizing free health camps to improve patient care as well as conducting lectures and workshops to further health education among state employed health care providers. He plans to continue his work over the next few years and increase engagement with governmental and NGOs to improve the effectiveness of health care delivery systems in India.

Research Focus

CLINICAL CARDIOLOGY
CARDIAC IMAGING

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Medicine

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Professor

Articles

  • AIDS
    Shaikh K, Bhondoekhan F, Haberlen S, Nakanishi R, Roy SK, Alla VM, Brown TT, Lee J, Osawa K, Almeida S, Rahmani S, Nezarat N, Sheidaee N, Kim M, Jayawardena E, Kim N, Hathiramani N, Palella FJ, Witt M, Ahmad K, Kingsley L, Post WS, Budoff MJ. Coronary artery plaque progression and cardiovascular risk scores in men with and without HIV-infection. AIDS. 2022 Feb 1;36(2):215-224. doi: 10.1097/QAD.0000000000003093 2022
  • J Cardiovasc Comput Tomogr.
    Shaikh KA, Walters RW, Aboeata A, Thandra A, Anugula D, Urja P, Alla VM, Budoff MJ. Trends in utilization of Coronary CT Angiography in patients presenting with acute chest pain in United States: An analysis of the National Emergency Database. J Cardiovasc Comput Tomogr. 2021 Nov 20:S1934-5925(21)00466-4. doi: 10.1016/j.jcct.2021.11.006. Online ahead of print 2021
  • Catheter Cardiovasc Interv
    Guddeti RR, Pajjuru VS, Walters RW, Garcia SA, Alla VM. Impact of gender on in-hospital mortality and 90-day readmissions in patients undergoing transcatheter edge-to-edge mitral valve repair: Analysis from the National Readmission Database. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2021 Nov 15;98(6):E954-E962. doi: 10.1002/ccd.29887. 2021
  • Eur Heart J Qual Care Clin Outcomes
    Guddeti RR, Gill GS, Garcia-Garcia HM, Alla VM. Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement in Mixed Aortic Valve Disease: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. Eur Heart J Qual Care Clin Outcomes. 2021 Nov 12:qcab080. doi: 10.1093/ehjqcco/qcab080. 2021
  • J Am Coll Cardiol
    Simard T, Jung RG, Lehenbauer K, Piayda K, Pracoń R, Jackson GG, Flores-Umanzor E, Faroux L, Korsholm K, Chun JKR, Chen S, Maarse M, Montrella K, Chaker Z, Spoon JN, Pastormerlo LE, Meincke F, Sawant AC, Moldovan CM, Qintar M, Aktas MK, Branca L, Radinovic A, Ram P, El-Zein RS, Flautt T, Ding WY, Sayegh B, Benito-González T, Lee OH, Badejoko SO, Paitazoglou C, Karim N, Zaghloul AM, Agrawal H, Kaplan RM, Alli O, Ahmed A, Suradi HS, Knight BP, Alla VM, Panaich SS, Wong T, Bergmann MW, Chothia R, Kim JS, Pérez de Prado A, Bazaz R, Gupta D, Valderrabano M, Sanchez CE, El Chami MF, Mazzone P, Adamo M, Ling F, Wang DD, O'Neill W, Wojakowski W, Pershad A, Berti S, Spoon D, Kawsara A, Jabbour G, Boersma LVA, Schmidt B, Nielsen-Kudsk JE, Rodés-Cabau J, Freixa X, Ellis CR, Fauchier L, Demkow M, Sievert H, Main ML, Hibbert B, Holmes DR Jr, Alkhouli M. Predictors of Device-Related Thrombus Following Percutaneous Left Atrial Appendage Occlusion. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2021 Jul 27;78(4):297-313. 2021
  • International Journal of Psychiatry Medicine
    Charlotte Ritchie, Ryan Walters, Venkata M Alla. Impact of Delirium on Mortality in Patients Hospitalized for Heart Failure: A National Inpatient Sample Study. Int J Psychiatry Med. 2021 Jun 26:912174211028019. doi: 10.1177/00912174211028019. 2021
  • J American Heart Association
    Derrick Antoniak, Ryan Walters, Venkata M Alla. Impact of Renin-Angiotensin System Blockers on Mortality in Veterans Undergoing Cardiac Surgery. J Am Heart Assoc. 2021 May 18;10(10):e019731. doi: 10.1161/JAHA.120.019731. 2021
  • Curr Probl Cardiol
    Gaurav Gill, Azka Latif, Daniel Hilleman, Carl Lavie, Venkata Alla. Challenges in Implementing Evidence Based Cross-Disciplinary Therapies: Are Cardiovascular Specialists Ready to Claim SGLT-2 Inhibitors and GLP-1 Analogs? Curr Probl Cardiol. 2021 May 3:100878. doi: 10.1016/j.cpcardiol.2021.100878. 2021
  • Cardiovascular Revascularization Medicine
    Patlolla SH, Ponamgi SP, Sundaragiri PR, Cheungpasitporn W, Doshi RP, Alla VM, Nicholson WJ, Jaber WA, Vallabhajosyula S. Influence of Body Mass Index on the Management and Outcomes of Acute Myocardial Infarction-Cardiogenic Shock in the United States, 2008-2017. Cardiovasc Revasc Med. 2021 Apr 30:S1553-8389(21)00216-5. doi: 10.1016/j.carrev.2021.04.028 2021
  • J Atrial Fibrillation
    Aggarwal G, Aggarwal S, Alla V, Narasimhan B, Ryu K, Jeffery C, Lakkireddy D. Subcutaneouscardiac Rhythm Monitors: A Comprehensive Review. J Atr Fibrillation. 2021 Feb 28;13(5):2387. doi: 10.4022/jafib.2387. eCollection 2021 Feb-Mar 2021
  • Eur Heart J Qual Care Clin Outcomes
    Venkata S. Pajjuru; Abhishek Thandra; Raviteja R. Guddeti; Ryan W. Walters, Aravdeep Jhand; Venkata G. Andukuri; Mohamad Alkhouli; John A. Spertus; Venkata M. Alla. Sex Differences in Mortality and 90-day Readmission Rates after Transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR): A Nationwide Analysis from the United States.Eur Heart J Qual Care Clin Outcomes. 2021 Feb 15:qcab012. doi: 10.1093/ehjqcco/qcab012 2021
  • Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions
    Thandra A, Abusnina W, Jhand A, Shaikh K, Bansal R, Pajjuru VS, Al-Abdouh A, Kanmanthareddy A, Alla VM. Valve-in-valve transcatheter aortic valve replacement versus redo surgical valve replacement for degenerated bioprosthetic aortic valve: An updated meta-analysis comparing midterm outcomes. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2021 Feb 13. doi: 10.1002/ccd.29541 2021
  • Journal Articles
    Guddeti RR, Anwar M, Walters RW, Apala D, Pajjuru V, Kousa O, Gujjula NR, Alla VM. Treatment of Left Ventricular Thrombus With Direct Oral Anticoagulants: A Retrospective Observational Study. Am J Med, p. 133(12):1488-1491. 2020
  • Authorea
    Shantanu Patil, amjad kabach, Venkata Mahesh Alla. What lies beneath: A case of cardiac metastases presenting as pulmonary embolism. Authorea. November 16, 2020. DOI: 10.22541/au.160551954.41873530/v1 2020
  • Tandon T, Agarwal H, Alla VM, Abuissa H. Left atrial appendage closure in a patient with situs inversus totalis and interrupted inferior vena cava – A transhepatic approach. Heart Rhythm Case Reports 2020, p. 1-4 2020
  • Aggarwal G, Anantha-Narayanan M, Robles J, Bandyopadhyay D, Abed M, Henry BM, Aggarwal S, Alla V. J Interv Card Electrophysiol, p. 10.1007/s10840-020-00836-5. 2020
  • Journal Articles
    Thandra A, Jhand A, Guddeti R, Pajjuru V, DelCore M, Lavie CJ, Alla VM Sex differences in clinical outcomes following percutaneous coronary intervention of unprotected left main coronary artery: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Cardiovasc Revasc Med
    s, p. 1553-8389(20)30465-6 2020
  • Shaikh K, Ellenberg SS, Nakanishi R, Snyder PJ, Lee J, Wenger NK, Lewis CE, Swerdloff RS, Preston P, Hamal S, Stephens-Sheilds A, Bhasin S, Cherukuri L, Cauley JA, Crandall JP, Cunningham GR, Ensrud KE, Matsumoto AM, Molich ME, Alla VM, Birudaraju D, Nezarat N, Rai K, Almeida S, Roy SK, Sheikh M, Trad G, Budoff MJ. Biomarkers and Noncalcified Coronary Artery Plaque Progression in Older Men Treated With Testosterone. J Clin Endocrinol Metab
    1, p. 105(7):2142-9 2020
  • Guddeti RR, Patil S, Ahmed A, Sharma A, Aboeata A, Lavie CJ, Alla VM. Lipoprotein(a) and calcific aortic valve stenosis: A systematic review. Prog Cardiovasc Dis
    63(4), p. 496-502 2020
  • Guddeti RR, Anwar M, Walters RW, Apala D, Pajjuru V, Kousa O, Gujjula NR, Alla VM. Treatment of Left Ventricular Thrombus With Direct Oral Anticoagulants: A Retrospective Observational Study. Am J Med, p. S0002-9343(20)30523-4. 2020
  • J Clin Endocrinol Metab
    Biomarkers and Non-Calcified Coronary Artery Plaque Progression in Older Men Treated with Testosterone.Shaikh K1,2, Ellenberg SS3, Nakanishi R1, Snyder PJ4, Lee J1, Wenger NK5, Lewis CE6, Swerdloff RS7, Preston P3, Hamal S1, Stephens-Sheilds A3, Bhasin S8, Cherukuri L1, Cauley JA9, Crandall JP10, Cunningham GR11, Ensrud KE12,13, Matsumoto AM14, Molich ME15, Alla VM2, Birudaraju D1, Nezarat N1, Rai K1, Almeida S1, Roy SK1, Sheikh M1, Trad G1, Budoff M1.PMID:31784747 
    2019 Nov 30 2019
  • Mayo Clin Proc
    Readmissions Among Patients Admitted With Acute Decompensated Heart Failure Based on Income Quartiles.Patil S1, Shah M2, Patel B3, Agarwal M4, Ram P5, Alla VM6.PMID: 31585578 
    94;10, p. 1939-50 2019
  • Journal of Diabetes and Its Complications
    Low short-term and long-term cardiovascular and all-cause mortality in absence of coronary artery calcium: A 22-year follow-up observational study from large cohort.Shaikh K, Li D, Nakanishi R, Kinninger A, Almeida S, Cherukuri L, Shekar C, Roy SK, Birudaraju D, Rai K, Ahmad K, Shafter A, Kumar A, Hamal S, Alla VM, Budoff MJ.PMID:31278061 
    33;9, p. 616-22 2019
  • Echocardiography
    Trends in use of echocardiography in hospitalized patients with syncope.Satish M, Walters RW, Alla VM.PMID: 30479042 
    36;1, p. 7-14 2019
  • American Journal of Cardiology
    Impact of Chronic Kidney Disease on Utilization of Coronary Angiography and Percutaneous Coronary Intervention, and Their Outcomes in Patients With Non-ST Elevation Myocardial Infarction.Murray J, Balmuri A, Saurav A, Smer A, Alla VM.PMID:30336930 
    122;11, p. 1830-1836 2018
  • Journal of Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation and Prevention
    Role of Yoga in Cardiac Disease and Rehabilitation.(PMID:30489439)  2018
  • Echocardiography
    Trends in use of echocardiography in hospitalized patients with syncope  2018
  • American Journal of Cardiology
    Smer A, Salih M, Mahfood Haddad T, Guddeti R, Saadi A, Saurav A, Belbase R, Ayan M, Traina M, Alla V, Del Core M. Meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials on patent foramen ovale closure versus medical therapy for secondary prevention of cryptogenic stroke. Am J Cardiol. 2018;121(11):1393-1399. PMID: 29680170 
    121(11), p. 1393-1399 2018
  • Journal of Thoracic DIseases
    ·         Anantha-Narayanan M, Anugula D, Gujjula NR, Reddy YNV, Baskaran J, Kaushik M, Alla VM, Raveendran G. Bivalirudin versus heparin in percutaneous coronary intervention-a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized trials stratified by adjunctive glycoprotein IIb/IIIa strategy. J Thorac Dis. 2018;10(6):3341-3360. PMID 30069330 
    2018;10;6, p. 3341-3360 2018
  • Journal of Thoracic DIseases
    Bivalirudin versus heparin in percutaneous coronary intervention—a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized trials stratified by adjunctive glycoprotein IIb/IIIa strategy 
    10;6, p. 3341-60 2018
  • The Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgeon
    Anantha Narayanan M, Aggarwal S, Reddy YN, Alla VM, Baskaran J, Kanmanthareddy A, Suri RM. Surgical Repair of Moderate Ischemic Mitral Regurgitation-A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2017
    65(06), p. 447-56 2017
  • J Am Coll Cardiol
    Aggarwal S, Loomba R, Gupta N, Kanmanthareddy A, Kaushik M, Alla V, Hunter C, Mooss A, Arora R, Esterbrooks D. Impact of atrial fibrillation on outcomes and cost in patients undergoing transcatheter aortic valve replacement. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2016;67(13):253-253.  2016
  • Journal of Cardiovascular Surgery
    Smer A, Alla V, Chandraprakasam S, Abuzaid A, Saurav A, Holmberg MJ. Saphenous Venous Graft Pseudoaneurysm: A Review of the Literature. Journal of Cardiac Surgery 2015:30:70-73
    30, p. 70-73 2015
  • European J Cardiothor Surg
    Saurav A, Alla V, Kaushik M, Hunter C and Mooss A - Outcomes of mitral valve repair compared to replacement in patients undergoing concomitant aortic valve surgery: A meta-analysis of observational studies. European Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2015 Sep;48(3):347-53. doi: 10.1093/ejcts/ezu421. Epub 2014 Nov 5.
    48, p. 347-53 2015
  • International Journal of Cardiology
    Chandraprakasam Satish, Alla Venkata M., Mooss Aryan N., Hunter Claire B., Dobutamine Stress Testing Induced Transient Cardiomyopathy: A Systematic Review, International Journal of Cardiology (2014), doi: 10.1016/j.ijchv.2014.07.005
    10 2014
  • J American College of Cardiology
    Gangi RP, Akinapelli A, Koneru S, Matta A, Vallabhajosyula S, Bellamkonda P, Alla VM, Mooss A, Nair C, Holmberg MJ, Sugimoto J. Impact of mitral annular calcification on outcomes of aortic valve surgery. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2014 4/1;63(12, Supplement):A2010.
    1, p. 63 2014
  • Aboeata AS, Sontineni SP, Alla VM, Esterbrooks DJ. Coronary artery ectasia: current concepts and interventions. Front Biosci (Elite Ed). 2012 Jan 1;4:300-10.
  • Alla VM, Kanuri S, Bansal O, Reddy YM, Kaushik M, Esterbrooks D, Mooss A. Number of shocks during elective cardioversion predicts long term recurrence of atrial fibrillation. Int J Cardiol. 2012 JUL 26;158(3):451-
  • Alla VM, Koneru S, Hunter C, Mooss A. LGE and the Risk of Sudden Death in HCM. Jacc-Cardiovascular Imaging. 2012 JUL;5(7):761-2.
  • Denazareth AG, Alla VM, Lanspa SJ. Massive gastric distension from chronic intestinal pseudo-obstruction. - West J Emerg Med.2012 Feb;13(1):106-7.(1936-9018 (Electronic); 1936-900X
  • Deshmukh A, Ulveling K, Alla V, Abuissa H, Airey K. Prolonged QTc Interval and Torsades de Pointes Induced by Citalopram. Texas Heart Institute Journal. 2012 FEB;39(1):68-70
  • Alla V, Agrawal V, DeNazareth A, Mohiuddin S, Ravilla S, Rendell M. A Reappraisal of the Risks and Benefits of Treating to Target with Cholesterol Lowering Drugs. Drugs. 2013 07/01;73(10):1025-54
  • Chandraprakasam S, Alla VM, Mooss AN, Hunter CB. Dobutamine stress testing induced transient cardiomyopathy: A systematic review. IJC Heart & Vessels(0). 
  • Saurav A, Alla VM, Kaushik M, Hunter CC, Mooss AV. Outcomes of mitral valve repair compared with replacement in patients undergoing concomitant aortic valve surgery: a meta-analysis of observational studies. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2014 Nov 5. 
  • Saurav A, Alla VM, Kaushik M, Hunter CC, Mooss AV. Outcomes of mitral valve repair compared with replacement in patients undergoing concomitant aortic valve surgery: a meta-analysis of observational studies. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2015 09;48(3):347-53. 
  • Saurav A, Kaushik M, Mahesh Alla V, White MD, Satpathy R, Lanspa T Mooss AN, Del Core MG. Comparison of percutaneous device closure versus surgical closure of peri-membranous ventricular septal defects: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2015 11/15;86(6):1048-56. 
  • Smer A, Alla V, Chandraprakasam S, Abuzaid A, Saurav A, Holmberg J. Saphenous venous graft pseudoaneurysm: a review of the literature. J Card Surg. 2015 Jan;30(1):70-3. 
  • Smer A, Mahfood Haddad T, Alla V. The Authors Reply: further consideration in evaluation of right ventricular infarction. Am J Emerg Med. 2015 Jun;33(6):836-7. 
  • Kanmanthareddy A, Aggarwal S, Saurav A, Koduri H, Pandya J, Akinapelli A, Azzouz MS, White M, Kaushik M, Esterbrooks D, Del Core M, Hunter C, Mooss A, Alla V. Nationwide trends in pulmonary artery endarterectomy for chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2016;67(13):2044-2044
  • Loomba RS, Aggarwal S, Buelow M, Nijhawan K, Gupta N, Alla V, Arora RR. Acute myocardial infarction in adult congenital patients with bodily isomerism. Congenit Heart Dis. 2016;11(6):548-553. PMID: 26879777 
  • Loomba RS, Aggarwal S, Gupta N, Buelow M, Alla V, Arora RR, Anderson RH. Arrhythmias in adult congenital patients with bodily isomerism. Pediatr Cardiol. 2016;37(2):330-337. PMID: 26481118 
  • Mayo Clin Proc
    Readmissions Among Patients Admitted With Acute Decompensated Heart Failure Based on Income Quartiles. 
    94(10), p. 1939-1950
  • Journal of Diabetes and Its Complications
    Low short-term and long-term cardiovascular and all-cause mortality in absence of coronary artery calcium: A 22-year follow-up observational study from large cohort. 
    33(9), p. 616-622

Publications

  • J Am Coll Cardiol
    Shiva Ponamgi, Sri Harsha Patlolla, Venkata Alla, and Saraschandra Vallabhajosyula. Influence of body mass index on the management and outcomes of acute myocardial infarction-cardiogenic shock in the United States, 2008-2017. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2021 May, 77 (18_Supplement_1) 95 2021
  • Journal of American College of Cardiology
    Gill, G. S., Abusnina, W., & Alla, V. (2021). Risk of myocardial infarction among patients with inflammatory bowel disease. Journal of the American College of Cardiology, 77(18_Supplement_1), 193-193. 2021
  • Journal of American College of Cardiology
    Bansal, R., Thandra, A., Aurit, S., Shaikh, K., & Alla, V. (2021). Outcomes of cardiac surgery in heart transplant recipients: analysis of the nationwide inpatient sample 2003-2017. Journal of the American College of Cardiology, 77(18_Supplement_1), 572-572. 2021
  • Journal of American College of Cardiology
    Bansal, R., Thallapally, V., Thandra, A., Aurit, S., Nahas, J., & Alla, V. (2021). Assessment of sub-clinical left ventricular dysfunction in patients with rheumatoid arthritis using speckle-tracking echocardiography: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Journal of the American College of Cardiology, 77(18_Supplement_1), 1298-1298. 2021
  • Journal of American College of Cardiology
    Mahabir, C., Antoniak, D. T., Walters, R., & Alla, V. (2021). Exposure to RASB and renal outcome following cabg and/or valve surgery. Journal of the American College of Cardiology, 77(18_Supplement_1), 118-118. 2021
  • Journal of American College of Cardiology
    Bansal, R., Thandra, A., Torres, R. C., Haddad, T., & Alla, V. (2021). Long-term outcomes after single versus double stenting for unprotected left main coronary artery bifurcation lesions: an updated meta-analysis. Journal of the American College of Cardiology, 77(18_Supplement_1), 1072-1072. 2021
  • Journal of American College of Cardiology
    Shaikh, K., Aurit, S., Bansal, R., Kanaya, A., Ahmed, A., Lokhande, C., ... & Alla, V. (2021). Association of pericardial adipose tissue with coronary artery calcium progression with participants: a cross-ethnic comparison of the mesa and masala studies. Journal of the American College of Cardiology, 77(18_Supplement_1), 1446-1446. 2021
  • Circulation
    Blair Warren, Qais Radaideh, Hussein Daoud, Pajjuru Venkat, Ryan Walters, Venkata Alla. Mortality and Readmissions Following Pericardiectomy. Circulation. 2021;144:A13642 2021
  • Circulation
    Gaurav Aggarwal, Abhishek Thandra, Kesavan Sankaramangalam, Sakshi Bansal, Venkata Alla. Gender Differences in Outcomes of Mitraclip: A Meta-Analysis. Circulation. 2021;144:A10846 2021
  • Circulation
    Gauravpal S Gill, Isaac Burright, Ryan Walters, Venkata Alla. In-Hospital Outcomes for Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy Among Patients With Psychiatric Diagnosis. Circulation. 2021;144:A13730 2021
  • Circulation
    Kashif Shaikh, April Kinninger, Suraj Dahal, Suvasini Lakshmanan, Ilana Golub, VENKATA M ALLA, Jonathon Leipsic, Matthew Budoff. Association of Atherosclerotic Plaque Burden and FFRCT-Serial Cardiac CTA Study. Circulation. 2021;144:A14382 2021
  • Circulation
    Venkata Siva Kumar Pajjuru, Abhishek Thandra, Ryan Walters, Bhavani Nagendra N Papudesi, Saraschandra Vallabhajosyula, Venkata M Alla, Andrew M Goldsweig. Sex Disparities in In-Hospital Outcomes of Left Ventricular Aneurysm Complicating Acute Myocardial Infarction: A United States Nationwide Analysis. Circulation. 2021;144:A9541 2021
  • Venkat Pajjuru, Abishek Thandra, Venkata Alla, Venkata Andukuri, Amjad Kabach. Clinical outcomes associated with coronary sinus reducer implantation in patients with refractory angina – An updated systematic review. SCAI 2020. 2020
  • Circulation
    Abstract 16377: Outcomes of Staged Percutaneous Coronary Intervention on Complete Total Occlusion Revascularization versus No Revascularization in Patients With Acute Myocardial Infarction 
    138:1 2018
  • JACC
    TCT-518 Drug Eluting Stents Versus Bare Metal Stents in Saphenous Vein Graft Interventions: Meta-Analysis of Randomized Controlled TrialsRam Belbase, Jai Parekh, Niraj Yadav, Michael White, Michael Del Core and Venkata M. Alla 
    72;13 2018
  • JACC
    TCT-718 A Meta-Analysis of Long-term Clinical Outcomes following Successful Percutaneous Coronary Intervention with Drug-Eluting Stents for Chronic Total OcclusionsAravdeep Jhand, Abhishek Thandra, Toufik Mahfood Haddad, Abdul Saadi, Venkata M. Alla and Michael White 
    72;13 2018
  • JACC
    TCT-272 Outcomes of Drug-Eluting versus Bare-Metal Stents in Saphenous Vein Graft Lesions: A Meta-Analysis of Randomized Controlled TrialsToufik Mahfood Haddad, Aravdeep Jhand, Jai Parekh, Luay Sarsam, Abdul Saadi, Aiman Smer, Himanshu Agarwal, Michael Delcore and Venkata M. Alla 
    72;13 2018
  • Journal of Cardiac Failure
    Should Torsamide be the Loop Diuretic of Choice in Heart Failure? 
    24;8, p. S28-S29 2018
  • European Heart Journal Cardiovascular Imaging

    19;6 2018
  • JACC
    PRE-TRANSPLANT USE OF AMIODARONE IN PRE-TRANSPLANT CARDIOMYOPATHY PATIENTS IS ASSOCIATED WITH INCREASED CARDIOVASCULAR RISK: A META-ANALYSIS 
    71;11, p. A682 2018
  • JACC
    OUTCOMES OF POST-OPERATIVE ATRIAL FIBRILLATION AFTER CORONARY ARTERY BYPASS GRAFT SURGERY: A META-ANALYSIS lToufik MahfoodHaddadJaiParekhAravdeepJhandAmjadKabachMuhammad SoubhiAzzouzMichaelWhiteVenkataAllaMichaelDel Core 
    71;11, p. A144 2018
  • JACC Cardiovascular Interventions
    Belbase R, Kanmanthareddy A, White M, Del Core M, Holmberg MJ, Alla V, Carstens J. CRT-100.88 Percutaneous Coronary Intervention Versus Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting For Unprotected Left Main Coronary Artery Disease: Evidence From Meta-Analysis Of Randomized Clinical Trials & Observational Studies For Early & Long Term Outcomes. JACC: Cardiovascular Interventions. 2017;3(10):S29. 
    3;10, p. S29 2017
  • JACC Cardiovascular Interventions
    Kanmanthareddy A, Buddam A, Belbase R, Anugula D, Balmuri A, Kaushik M, Alla V, Hunter C, Mooss A. CRT-100.66 Platelet Activity in Clopidogrel Users With and Without Omeprazole: Meta-analysis of Pharmacodynamic Function. JACC: Cardiovascular Interventions. 2017;3(10):S21.
    3;10, p. S21 2017
  • JACC Cardiovascular Interventions
    Belbase R, Aggarwal S, Walters R, Alla V. CRT-800.56 Prevalence & Impact of Obstructive Sleep Apnea & Mitral Valve Insufficiency in Patients With Diastolic Heart Failure. JACC: Cardiovascular Interventions. 2017;3(10):S78-9.
    3;10, p. S78-9 2017
  • Journal of American College of Cardiology
    . Kanmanthareddy A, Reddy M, Anugula D, Alla V, Hunter C, Mooss A, Lavu M, Bommana S, Atkins D, Natale A, Lakkireddy D. Sotalol versus other anti-arrhythmic agents for prevention of post-operative supraventricular arrhythmias after cardiac surgery: meta-analysis of randomized controlled studies. Journal of the American College of Cardiology. 2017;11(69):546.
    2017;11 (69), p. 546 2017
  • J Am Coll Cardiol
    Kanmanthareddy A, Lilly S, Alla V, White M, Balmuri A, Hunter C, Kaushik M, Esterbrooks D, Mooss A, Del Core M. Culprit versus multi-vessel percutaneous intervention in ST elevation myocardial infarction patients with cardiogenic shock: Meta-analysis. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2016;67(13):660-660 2016
  • J Am Coll Cardiol
    Kanmanthareddy AK, Buddam AR, Alla VM, Reddy M, Hunter C, Lakkireddy D, Lilly SM. Drug Eluting Balloons Versus Balloon Angioplasty in Femoropopliteal and Infrapopliteal Vascular Disease Interventions: A Meta-analysis of Randomized Controlled Studies. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2015 OCT 13;66(15):B61-2 2015
  • Journal of General Internal Medicine
    Aggarwal S, Loomba RS, Gupta N, Agarwal A, Aggarwal G, Alla VM, Kaushik M, Hunter C, Mohiuddin S, Esterbrooks D, Arora R, Mooss, A. Prevalence of Cardiovascular Events in Patients with Cancer: Analysis of 12-Year Data from National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 1999-2010. Journal of General Internal Medicine. 2015 APR;30:S235-.  2015
  • J Am Coll Cardiol
    Kaushik M, Saurav A, Smer A, Alla VM, Khan S, Madan R, Holmberg MJ, Mohiuddin, S.  Epicardial Adipose Tissue as Assessed by Echocardiography and Incident Cardiac Disease. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2012 MAR 27;59(13):E1159 2012
  • Alla V, Koneru S, Reddy M, Fernandes J, Lakkireddy D, Hunter C, Mooss, A. Delayed Contrast Enhancement on Cardiac Mri and Risk of Clinically Significant Ventricular Arrhythmias in Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy: a Meta-Analysis of Observational Studies. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2012 MAR 27;59(13):E1225
  • Saurav A, Alla VM, Koneru S, Kaushik M, Hunter C, Mooss AV. Abstract 12788: Outcomes of Concomitant Mitral Valve Repair Compared to Replacement in Patients Undergoing Aortic Valve Surgery: A Meta-analysis of Observational Studies. Circulation. 2012 November 02;126(21 Supplement):A12788
  • Kaushik M, Saurav A, Alla V, Chandraprakasam S, Deshmukh A, Mooss A, Del Coe MG, Esterbrooks DJ. Impact of Time to Percutaneous Revascularization on Outcomes of Patients with ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction at Risk of Right Ventricular Infarction: Abstract A-033. Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions. 2013;81:S8
  • Kaushik M, Vallabhajosyula S, Saurav A, Alla V, Deshmukh A, Esterbrooks D, Mooss A, White M, Lanspa T. Hybrid Strategy of Percutaneous Coronary Intervention and Carotid Artery Stenting in the Management of Coronary and Carotid Artery Disease: A Systematic Analysis: Abstract B-024. Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions. 2013;81:S55
  • Kaushik M, Vallabhajosyula S, Saurav A, Alla V, Deshmukh A, Esterbrooks D, Mooss A, White M, Lanspa T. Hybrid Strategy of Percutaneous Coronary Intervention and Carotid Artery Stenting in the Management of Coronary and Carotid Artery Disease: A Systematic Analysis: Abstract B-024. Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions. 2013;81:S55
  • Kaushik M, Alla VM, Kaja AK, Kandasamy VV, Lanspa T, White MD. TCT-832 Utility of Newer Oral Anticoagulants in High Risk Acute Coronary Syndromes: A Meta-analysis. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2013 10/29;62(18, Supplement 1):B251
  • Kaushik M, Saurav A, Chandraprakasam S, Alla V, Deshmukh A, Del Core M, Mooss A, Esterbrooks D. COMPARISON OF OUTCOMES OF PATIENTS PRESENTING WITH INFERIOR STEMI WITH PROXIMAL AND DISTAL RIGHT CORONARY ARTERY OBSTRUCTION. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2013 3/12;61(10, Supplement):E89
  • Kaushik M, Vallabhajosyula S, Saurav A, Deshmukh A, Abuzetun J, Alla V, White MD, Mooss A, Lanspa T. SAFETY AND FEASIBILITY OF SAME–DAY PCI AND CAROTID ARTERY STENTING. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2013 3/12;61(10, Supplement):E1748
  • Vallakati A, Reddy M, Alla V, Janga P, Atkins D, Bommana S, Lakkiredy D. Impact of Gender on Outcome after Atrial Fibrillation Ablation: A Meta-Analysis. Journal of the American College of Cardiology. 2013;61(10):E388
  • Kaushik M, Vallabhajosyula S, Saurav A, Deshmukh A, Abuzetun J, Alla V, White MD, Mooss A, Lanspa T. SAFETY AND FEASIBILITY OF SAME–DAY PCI AND CAROTID ARTERY STENTING. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2013 3/12;61(10, Supplement):E1748. 
  • Vallakati A, Reddy M, Alla V, Janga P, Atkins D, Bommana S, Lakkiredy D. Impact of Gender on Outcome after Atrial Fibrillation Ablation: A Meta-Analysis. Journal of the American College of Cardiology. 2013;61(10):E388. 
  • Gangi RP, Akinapelli A, Koneru S, Matta A, Vallabhajosyula S, Bellamkonda P, Alla V, Mooss A, Nair C, Holmberg M, Sugimoto J. IMPACT OF MITRAL ANNULAR CALCIFICATION ON OUTCOMES OF AORTIC VALVE SURGERY. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2014 4/1;63(12, Supplement):A2010
  • Gangi RP, Akinapelli A, Koneru S, Matta A, Vallabhajosyula S, Bellamkonda P, Alla V, Mooss A, Nair C, Holmberg M, Sugimoto J. IMPACT OF MITRAL ANNULAR CALCIFICATION ON OUTCOMES OF AORTIC VALVE SURGERY. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2014 4/1;63(12, Supplement):A2010
  • Gangi RP, Alla V, Esterbrooks D, Mohiuddin S, Hunter W. NON VALVULAR PAPILLARY FIBROELASTOMA IN A PATIENT WITH RHEUMATIC MITRAL STENOSIS: INSIGHTS INTO ETIOPATHOGNESIS. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2014 4/1;63(12, Supplement):A703
  • Gorthi JR, Alla V, Kaja A, Akinapelli A, Kandasamy V, Hunter C, Mooss A. UTILITY OF IODINE-123-METAIODOBENZYLGUANIDINE IMAGING IN PREDICTING CLINICALLY RELEVANT VENTRICULAR ARRHYTHMIAS IN PATIENTS WITH SYSTOLIC HEART FAILURE: A SYSTEMATIC REVIEW. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2014 4/1;63(12, Supplement):A1120. 
  • Ayan M, Saurav A, Kabach A, Smer A, Salih M, Abuzaid A, Azzouz MS, Akinapelli A, Aggarwal S, El Khashab M, Alla VM. Impact of Diabetes Mellitus on Graft Patency following Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery: a Propensity Score Analysis. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2015 OCT 13;66(15):B110-. 
  • Kanmanthareddy AK, Buddam AR, Reddy M, Narayanan MA, Yarlagadda V, Alla VM, Hunter C. Lakkireddy D. Catheter Ablation of Ventricular Tachycardia in Patients with Structural Heart Disease - A Meta-analysis. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2015 OCT 13;66(15):B303-. 
  • Kanmanthareddy A, Buddam A, Reddy M, Afzal M, Gunda S, Hunter C, Alla V, Atkins D. Larrireddy D.. Efficacy and Safety of Transcatheter Left Atrial Appendage Ligation with Lariat: a Meta-Analysis. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2015 MAR 17;65(10):A435-. 
  • Lavu M, Kaja A, Reddy AK, Thimmisetty R, Kandasamy VV, Hunter C, Moss A. Alla V. Ventricular Arrhythmias in Hospitalized Hfpef Patients. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2015 MAR 17;65(10):A409-. 
  • Smer A, Anantha Narayanan M, Mahfood Haddad T, Devineni H, Alla V. Cocaine-induced isolated right ventricular infarction. Am J Emerg Med. 2015 Jul;33(7):989.e1,989.e3. 
  • Mahfood Haddad T, Hamdeh S, Kanmanthareddy A, Alla VM. Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease and the risk of clinical cardiovascular events: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Diabetes Metab Syndr. 2016. PMID: 28017631 
  • Saurav A, Smer A, Akinapelli A, Kanmanthareddy A, Azzouz M, Kaushik M, Agarwal H, White M, Alla VM, Hunter CC, Mohiuddin S, Delcore M, Mooss A, Esterbrooks D. TCT-816 trend of utilization & procedural outcomes of endomyocardial biopsy in United States: A nationwide inpatient sample based study. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2016;68(18S):B330-B331. PMID: 27970207 
  • Saurav A, Bellamkonda P, Akinapelli A, Smer A, Gangi RP, Kaushik M, Alla V, Hunter C, Mooss A. Mitral annular calcification and risk of stroke in severe aortic stenosis: A propensity score analysis. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2016;67(13):2234-2234. 

General

  • Kanmanthareddy AK, Buddam AR, Reddy M, Alla VM, Hunter C, Lakkireddy D. Uninterrupted Novel Oral Anticoagulants and Warfarin Use for Peri-procedural Anticoagulation during Atrial Fibrillation Ablation. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2015 OCT 13;66(15):B82-3. 

Presentations

  • Perinatal Programming of Cardiovascular Destiny: Before the Beginning... Alla, V. Creighton University Cardiology Grand Rounds, Omaha, NE. 2019
  • Metamorphosis and Mergers in Medical Specialties: Rise of Cardio Obstetrics & Gyn-Cardiology. Alla, V. Creighton University Cardiology Grand Rounds, Omaha, NE. 2019
  • Echocardiogram Surveillance prior to Pacemaker Generator Exchange: A QI Project. Freeman, W., Alla, V.  Nebraska ACC, Omaha, NE. 2019
  • Extent of Subclinical Atherosclerosis on Coronary CT and impact of Statins in Stable Patients with Diabetes: Results from CONFIRM Registry. Kashif Shaikh, MD; Venkata M. Alla, MD, Juhwan Lee, MD; Heidi Gransar, MSc; Rine Nakanishi,MD; Shone Almeida,MD; Mohammed Salman,MD; Sion K Roy,MD; Jonathon A. Leipsic, MD; Fay Y. Lin, MD; Stephan Achenbach, MD; Mouaz H. Al-Mallah, MD; Daniele Andreini, MD PhD; Jeroen J. Bax, MD PhD; Daniel S. Berman, MD; Filippo Cademartiri, MD PhD; Tracy Q. Callister, MD; Hyuk-Jae Chang, MD PhD; Kavitha Chinnaiyan, MD; Benjamin J.W. Chow, MD; Ricardo C. Cury, MD; Augustin DeLago, MD; Gudrun Feuchtner, MD; Martin Hadamitzky, MD; Joerg Hausleiter, MD; Philipp A. Kauffmann, MD; Yong-Jin Kim, MD; Erica Maffei, MD PhD; Hugo Marques, MD PhD; Pedro de Araújo Gonçalves, MD PhD; Gianluca Pontone, MD PhD; Gilbert L. Raff, MD; Ronen Rubinshtein, MD; Leslee J. Shaw, PhD; Todd C. Villines, MD; Yao Lu, MSc; Erica C. Jones, MD; Jessica M. Peña, MD; James K. Min, MD; Matthew J. Budoff, MD. Nebraska ACC, Omaha, NE 2019
  • A Meta-analysis of transradial versus transfemoral approach for secondary vascular access in transfemoral-transcatheter aortic valve implantation. Apala, D., Jhand, A., Gundepalli, S., Freeman, W., Alla, V. SCAI 2019, Las Vegas, NV. 2019
  • Economic Impact of Anemia on Heart Failure Hospitalizations: A National Inpatient Sample Analysis. Jhand, A., Ahmad, A., Guddeti, R., Thandra, A., Walters, R., Andukuri, V., Alla, V., Smer, A. American College of Cardiology Conference, New Orleans, LA. 2019
  • Impact of Anemia on In-Hospital Mortality of Heart Failure Patients : A National Database Analysis. Jhand, A., Guddeti, R., Ahmad, A., Thandra, A., Walters, R., Andukuri, V., Alla, V., Smer, A. American College of Cardiology Conference, New Orleans, LA. 2019
  • Murray, J., Tandon, T., Alla, V. Cardiac Mass: A Diagnostic Challenge. American College of Cardiology 2019. New Orleans, LA. 2019
  • Satish M, Walter R, Alla VM:  Readmission rates and etiology in rheumatic diseases with acute myocardial infarction (AMI). Poster Presentation American College of Cardiology, 3/2019 2019
  • Jhand A, Apala D, Thandra A, Ahsan M, Mafood Haddad T, Alla VM:  Safety and Efficacy of Transradial versus Transfemoral access for Percutaneous Coronary Intervention of Unprotected Left Main Disease: A Meta-analysis.  Poster Presentation American College of Cardiology, 3/2019 2019
  • Dinesh Reddy Apala, Aravdeep Jhand, Abhishek Thandra, Muhammad Ahsan, Toufik Mahfood Haddad, Venkata Alla:  A meta-analysis of Efficacy and Safety of Transradial versus Transfemoral access for Percutaneous Coronary Intervention of Chronic Total Occlusions.  Poster Presentation American College of Cardiology, 3/2019 2019
  • Geetanjali Dang, Mohammed Saleh, Maria Del Carmen Perez, Wilmary Garcia Flete, Raviteja Guddeti, Hussam Abuissa, VenkataAlla: SAFETY PROFILES OF LEADLESS PACEMAKERS (MICRA) DEVICES: AN ANALYSIS OF THE FOODAND DRUG ADMINISTRATION MANUFACTURER AND USER FACILITY DEVICE EXPERIENCE (MAUDE) DATABASE. Poster Presentation American College of Cardiology, 3/2019 2019
  • A meta-analysis of Long-term Clinical Outcomes following Successful Percutaneous Coronary Intervention with Drug-Eluting Stents for Chronic Total Occlusions. Jhand, A., Thandra, A., Mahfood Haddad, T., Saadi, A., Alla, V., White, M. TCT 2018, San Diego, CA. 2018
  • Safety and Efficacy of Amplatzer Cardiac Plug and Amulet Device for Left Atrial Appendage Closure in Patients with Non-valvular Atrial Fibrillation: A Meta-analysis. Thandra, A., Jhand, A., Apala, D., Aggarwal, S., Saadi, A., Sayles, H., Goldsweig, A., Alla, V. European Society of Cardiology Congress 2018, Munich, Germany. 2018
  • A meta-analysis of efficacy and safety of Watchman device for left atrial appendage closure in non-valvular atrial fibrillation. Jhand, A., Thandra, A., Apala, D., Aggarwal, S., Saadi, A., Sayles, H., Goldweig, A., Alla, V. European Society of Cardiology Congress 2018, Munich, Germany. 2018
  • Solving the Rubik’s Cube of Competencies, Milestones and EPAs: New paradigms in Training the next generation of Cardiologists. Cardiology Grand Rounds 2015
  • Saurabh Aggrawal, Venkata M Alla - Everolimus versus mycophenolate for cardiac transplantation. American Heart Association – November 15 – 19, 2014. Chicago, IL. 2014
  • S Chandraprakasam, VM Alla, AN Mooss, CB Hunter. (June 25-29, 2014). Systematic Review of Dobutamine Stress Testing Induced Stress Cardiomyopathy. American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin. San Antonio, TX. Poster presentation. 2014
  • Manu Kaushik, Alok Saurav, Senthil Thambidorai, Kyle G Ulveling, Sushma Koneru, Caroline Nubel, Venkata M Alla, Jeff Holmberg, Aryan Mooss, Syed M Mohiuddin. (June 20 – 24, 2014). Large Pericardial Effusion associated with severe Pulmonary Hypertension - Clinical Predictors of Aortic Atherosclerosis: A Prospective Study Using Trans-Esophageal Echocardiography. American Society of Echocardiography. Portland, OR. Poster presentation. 2014
  • Alok Saurav, Venkata M Alla, Clint J Oommen, Prakash Suryanarayana, Kwan Lee, Manu Kaushik, Michael Del Core - Effect of Cilostazol on Restenosis Rate and Target Lesion Revascularization in Femoro-Popliteal Endovascular Intervention: A Meta-Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials. The Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions – May 28-31, 2014. 2014
  • Manu Kaushik, Alok Saurav, Venkata M Alla, Michael Del Core, Aryan Mooss, Dennis Esterbrooks - Impact of Chronic Lung Disease on Outcomes of Patients with Inferior Myocardial Infarction at Risk of Right Ventricular Infarction. The Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions – May 28-31, 2014. 2014
  • Saurabh Agrawal, Venkata M Alla - Multidetector computed tomography versus 2-dimensional transesophageal echocardiography for transcatheter aortic valve replacement. The Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions – May 28-31, 2014. 2014
  • Ratna Priya Gangi, Venkata Mahesh Alla. (March 29 – 31, 2014). Papillary fibroelastoma in a patient with rheumatic mitral valve stenosis. American College of Cardiology Meeting. Washington, DC. 2014

Awards

  • Annual Faculty Award
    Department of Medicine
  • Educator of the year Awar
    Cardiovascular Fellowship
  • Department of Medicine Annual Faculty Award
    Creighton University School of Medicine
  • Educator of the year Award
    Cardiovascular Fellowship
    Creighton University School of Medicine
  • Educator of the year award from Fellowship for the year 2020-2021
    Educator of the year award from Fellowship for the year 2020-2021
  • Graduate Medical Education Teaching Award
    SOM
  • Special Recognition Award
    Special Recognition Award for Professional excellence and Servic
    Association of American cardiologists of Indian origin