Jordan C. Ray

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In recent years, several novel anticoagulants have been approved for the prevention of thromboembolic strokes as an alternative to warfarin in patients with atrial arrhythmias. Studies have evaluated these medications in patients undergoing radiofrequency ablation, yet no data exists to evaluate the bleeding risk in patients undergoing cryoballoon ablation(More)
Delivery of medical care is evolving rapidly worldwide. Over the past several years in the USA, there has been a rapid shift in reimbursement from a simple fee-for-service model to more complex models that attempt to link payment to quality and value. Change in any large system can be difficult, but with medicine, the transition to a value-based system has(More)
AIMS Echocardiography is the most common imaging modality for assessment of the right ventricle in patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH). Echocardiographic parameters were identified as independent risk factors for mortality in the Registry to Evaluate Early and Long-term PAH Disease Management (REVEAL) and other PAH cohorts. We sought to(More)
INTRODUCTION Little data exists evaluating how different risk factors influence outcomes following in-hospital arrests. METHODS A retrospective review of patients that suffered a cardiopulmonary arrest between 1 May 2008 and 30 June 2014 was performed. Patients were stratified into subsets based on cardiac versus non-cardiac reasons for admission. (More)
Patients undergoing orthotopic liver transplantation have high rates of cardiac morbidity and mortality. Although guidelines recommend noninvasive stress testing as part of the preoperative evaluation, little data have evaluated clinical outcomes following orthotopic liver transplantation. A retrospective study at 2 high-volume liver transplantation centers(More)
Resident in Internal Medicine, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Jacksonville, FL (C.W.M., J.C.R.); Advisor to residents and Consultant in Cardiovascular Diseases, Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, FL (B.P.S.). A 78-year-old woman presented to her physician with dyspnea on exertion that had progressed over the previous several months, particularly with(More)