Selected Publications

Academic Article

Year Title Altmetric
2021 Heart failure in an elderly man: Where is that coronary?Cardiology in the Young.  31:1030-1033. 2021
2021 A new intravascular ultrasound-guided stenting strategy compared with angiography on stent expansion and procedural outcomes in patients with positive lesion remodelingCatheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions.  97:237-244. 2021
2020 A Novel Fluoroscopic-guided Technique With Micropuncture Needle for the Common Femoral Artery AccessCardiovascular Revascularization Medicine.  21:668-674. 2020
2020 Complete versus culprit-vessel only revascularization in STEMI: An updated meta-analysis of randomized control trialsā˜† 2020
2019 Effects of Crushed Ticagrelor Versus Eptifibatide Bolus Plus Clopidogrel in Troponin-Negative Acute Coronary Syndrome Patients Undergoing Percutaneous Coronary Intervention: A Randomized Clinical TrialJournal of the American Heart Association.  8. 2019
2019 Myocardial perfusion imaging prior to coronary revascularization: From risk stratification to procedure guidanceJournal of Nuclear Cardiology.  26:954-957. 2019
2017 Ticagrelor and Eptifibatide Bolus Versus Ticagrelor and Eptifibatide Bolus With 2-Hour Infusion in High-Risk Acute Coronary Syndromes Patients Undergoing Early Percutaneous Coronary InterventionJournal of the American Heart Association.  6. 2017
2016 Catheter-directed treatment for acute pulmonary embolism: Systematic review and single-arm meta-analysesInternational Journal of Cardiology.  225:128-139. 2016
2016 Safety of hydrophilic guidewires used for side-branch protection during stenting and proximal optimization technique in coronary bifurcation lesionsCardiovascular Revascularization Medicine.  17:456-462. 2016
2015 External validation of the hit expert probability (HEP) scoreThrombosis and Haemostasis.  113:633-640. 2015
2010 Inflammatory bowel disease-related thoracic aortic thrombosisSouthern Medical Journal.  103:172-174. 2010

Education And Training

  • Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Residency
  • Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Residency
  • Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Postdoctoral Fellowship
  • UAB Hospital, Postdoctoral Fellowship
  • Doctor of Medicine, University of Aleppo 1999
  • Full Name

  • Firas Al Solaiman