Prof. Mohammad Reza Movahed

Prof. Mohammad Reza Movahed

University of Arizona College of Medicine, USA



1990  Ph.D., Hannover Medical School, Germany


  1. Movahed MR, Strootman D, Bates S, Sattur S. Prevalence of suspected hypertrophic cardiomyopathy or left ventricular hypertrophy based on race and gender in teenagers using screening echocardiography, Cardiovascular Ultrasound, 2010.
  2. Saleh L, Juneman E, Movahed MR .The use of Gadolinium in patients with contrast allergy or renal failure requiring coronary angiography, vascular procedures or intervention, Catheterization and CardiovascularIntervention, 2010.
  3. Ramaraj R, Movahed MR, Hashemzadeh M. Ticagrelor, A Novel Anti-platelet Agent Ticagrelol in the Management of Acute Coronary Syndrome, Journal of Interventional Cardiology,2010.
  4. Khan F, Movahed, MR. Pasteurella Multicida Endocarditis, Journal of Heart Valve disease, 2010.
  5. Murarka S, Attaran R, Movahed MR Correlation between Estimated Ejection Fraction Measured by Echocardiography with Ejection Fraction Estimated by Cardiac Catheterization in Patients Awaiting Cardiac Transplantation, Journal of Invasive Cardiology, 2010.
  6. Movahed MR, Important echocardiographic features of Takotsubo or stress induced cardiomyopathy that can aid for early diagnosis, JACC, Cardiovascular imaging, 2010.
  7. Murarka S, Movahed MR. “Diabetes Cardiomyopathy, A Review” Journal of Cardiac Failure, 2010.
  8. Saleh L, Movahed MR. Successful conservative treatment of an undeployed embolized intracoronary stent with dual antiplatelet and warfarin therapy, Clinical and experimental cardiology, 2010.
  9. Ramaraj R, Movahed MR. Reverse or inverted tako-tsubo cardiomyopathy (reverse left ventricular apical ballooning syndrome) presents at a younger age compared to mid or apical variant and is always associated with triggering stress, Congestive Heart Failure, 2010.
  10. Movahed MR, Bates S, Strootman D, Sattur S. Obesity in adolescence is associated with left ventricular hypertrophy and hypertension. Echocardiography, 2010.
  11. Movahed MR, Don’t forget the use of micropunture technique for vascular access, New England Journal of Medicine, 2010.
  12. Attaran R, Butman S, Movahed MR. Going Around the Bend. Difficult Balloon and Stent Delivery Facilitated by Deep Inspiration. A novel Technique, Texas Heart Institute Journal, 2010.
  13. Khitri A, Jayasuriya S, Habibzadeh MR, Movahed MR. Coronary stenting in patients with medically resistant vasospasm. A review with a case presentation of a patient with recurrent vasospasm triggering complete heart block and ST- elevation successfully treated with stenting. Rev Cardiovasc Med. 2010.
  14. Hekmat M, Rafieian S, Ansariavval Z, Khani M, Taherkhani M, Movahed MR. Asymptomatic pediatric pulmonic valve myxoma involving the right ventricular outflow tract: A case report and review of the literature. Journal of heart Valve disease, 2010.
  15. Movahed MR, Hashemzadeh M. Persistent independent association between diabetes and asthma after adjustment for obesity. Journal of Internal Medicine, 2010.
  16. Movahed MR. Regarding changing outcomes and treatment strategies for wire induced coronary perforations in the era of bivalirudin use. A word of caution concerning the use of bivalirudin during coronary intervention for lesions at high risk for perforation. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2010.
  17. Saadat H, Emami S, Namazi MH , Safi M, Vakili H, Movahed MR. A difficult pacemaker implantation. Detection of a wrong course due to Sinus Venosus Type Atrial Septal Defect, Congenit Anom . 2010;50(3):203-4.
  18. Movahed MR. Outcomes of patients with coronary artery perforation complicating percutaneous coronary intervention and correlations with the type of adjunctive antithrombotic therapy: pooled analysis from REPLACE-2, ACUITY, and HORIZONS-AMI trials, J Interv Cardiol. 2010 Apr;23(2):203.
  19. Serati AR, Motamedi MR, Emami S, Varedi P, Movahed MR. L-carnitine treatment in patients with mild diastolic heart failure is associated with improvement in diastolic function and symptoms, Cardiology. 2010;116(3):178-182.