Providence Center for Cardiovascular Analytics, Research + Data Science (CARDS) is dedicated to leveraging our data and research infrastructure to accelerate innovation and discovery in heart and vascular health for the betterment of patient care. To support Providence Heart Institute’s research and quality efforts, the CARDS center includes analytics, registries, biostatistics, publications, and clinical trials. CARDS investigates the treatments, technologies and processes that lead to the best patient outcomes in service to high-value cardiovascular care. CARDS conducts research ‘in the context of clinical practice’, asking and answering important questions that will shape patient care and influence how our health care delivery systems are organized. CARDS leverages Providence’s real-world health care experience to create new knowledge.

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Submissions from 2923

Tips For Readers: Mesenteric and Renal Arteries, Alejandro Perez

Submissions from 2024

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Valvular Heart Disease in the Cardiac Intensive Care Unit., Emily K Zern, Rachel C Frank, and Evin Yucel

Submissions from 2023

Best Practices in Cardiogenic Shock, Jacob Abraham

Remote Monitoring in Heart Failure, Jacob Abraham

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Sociodemographic determinants of oral anticoagulant prescription in patients with atrial fibrillations: findings from the PINNACLE registry using machine learning., Zahra Azizi, Andrew T Ward, Donghyun J Lee, Sanchit S Gad, Kanchan Bhasin, Robert J Beetel, Tiago Ferreira, Sushant Shankar, John S Rumsfeld, Robert A Harrington, Salim S Virani, Tyler J Gluckman, Rajesh Dash, and Fatima Rodriguez

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Sociodemographic determinants of oral anticoagulant prescription in patients with atrial fibrillations: findings from the PINNACLE registry using machine learning., Zahra Azizi, Andrew T Ward, Donghyun J Lee, Sanchit S Gad, Kanchan Bhasin, Robert J Beetel, Tiago Ferreira, Sushant Shankar, John S Rumsfeld, Robert A Harrington, Salim S Virani, Tyler J Gluckman, Rajesh Dash, and Fatima Rodriguez

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Translating Pressure Into Practice: Operational Characteristics of Ambulatory Hemodynamic Monitoring Program in the United States., Arvind Bhimaraj, Terrie-Ann Benjamin, Maya Guglin, Elizabeth Volz, Hirak Shah, Ashrith Guha, Kunjan Bhatt, Mosi Bennett, Andrew Sauer, Marat Fudim, Monique Robinson, Evan D Muse, Thomas J Heywood, Orvar Jonsson, and Jacob Abraham

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Translating Pressure Into Practice: Operational Characteristics of Ambulatory Hemodynamic Monitoring Program in the United States., Arvind Bhimaraj, Terrie-Ann Benjamin, Maya Guglin, Elizabeth Volz, Hirak Shah, Ashrith Guha, Kunjan Bhatt, Mosi Bennett, Andrew Sauer, Marat Fudim, Monique Robinson, Evan D Muse, Thomas J Heywood, Orvar Jonsson, and Jacob Abraham

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Difficult Conversations: Outcomes of Emergency Department Nurse-Directed Goals-of-Care Discussions., Suzanne Bigelow, Ron Medzon, Mari Siegel, and Ruyun Jin

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If the Fates Allow: The Zero-Sum Game of ISCHEMIA-EXTEND., Steven M Bradley and Ty J. Gluckman

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If the Fates Allow: The Zero-Sum Game of ISCHEMIA-EXTEND., Steven M Bradley and Tyler J Gluckman

MINI INTENSIVE: APP: Creating a Sustainable and Achievable Culture Independence Salons F-H, Denise K. Busman, Tyler J Gluckman, and See full list of authors in comments

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Advance Care Planning and End-of-Life Education in Heart Failure: Insights From the NCDR PINNACLE Registry., Casey E Cavanagh, Lindsey Rosman, Philip Chui, Karl Minges, Nihar R Desai, Sarah Goodlin, Savitri Fedson, John A Spertus, Tyler J Gluckman, Yang Song, Luke Zheng, Alexander Turchin, Gheorghe Doros, Jane J Lee, and Matthew M Burg

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Order Set Usage is Associated With Lower Hospital Mortality in Patients With Sepsis., chris dale, Shelley Schoepflin Sanders, Shu-Ching Chang, Omar Pandhair, Naomi G Diggs, Whitney Woodruff, David N Selander, Nicholas M Mark, Sarah Nurse, Mark David Sullivan, Liga Mezaraups, and D Shane O'Mahony

Assessing Competencies and Giving Feedback, CH Davies

What About Other Non-Invasive (Non-Pharmacologic) Therapies for Refractory Angina?, CH Davies

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Characterization of Individuals With Apparent Resistant Hypertension Using Contemporary Guidelines: Insights From CV-QUIC., Joseph E Ebinger, Tyler J Gluckman, Jose Magraner, Shih-Ting Chiu, Deanna Rider, Chelsey Thomas, Sandeep R Das, P Michael Ho, Satya Shreenivas, and Steven Bradley

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Characterization of Individuals With Apparent Resistant Hypertension Using Contemporary Guidelines: Insights From CV-QUIC., Joseph E Ebinger, Tyler J Gluckman, Jose Magraner, Shih-Ting Chiu, Deanna Rider, Chelsey Thomas, Sandeep R Das, P Michael Ho, Satya Shreenivas, and Steven Bradley

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Retrospective comparison of traditional and artificial intelligence-based heart failure phenotyping in a US health system to enable real-world evidence., Arthur Reshad Garan, Keri L Monda, Ricardo E Dent-Acosta, Daniel J Riskin, and Tyler J Gluckman

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Safety and Outcomes of Outpatient Pleural Drainage in Symptomatic Postoperative Cardiac Surgery Patients., Christopher R Gilbert, Austin M Meggyesy, Adam J Bograd, Shih Ting Chiu, Candice L Wilshire, and Jed A Gorden

Coding Pearls for the Cardiovascular Service Line, Ty J. Gluckman (Moderator), Linda Gates-Striby, and Nicole Knight

Bring’em out to the clinic - Con virtual visits, Quality of Care and Outcomes Research (QCOR) Sessions, Tyler Gluckman

CV Health System Opening Discussion: Rapid Insights, Tyler Gluckman

Frontiers of Cardiovascular Risk Assessment: Moderator of Digital Poster Session, Tyler Gluckman

Hot takes: Contemporary discussions in cardiac care, Quality of Care and Outcomes Research (QCOR) Sessions, Tyler Gluckman

JACC Patient Care Pathways: VA-ECMO Use After Recent Autologous Stem Cell Transplant with Pancytopenia, Tyler Gluckman

Long COVID and the Heart, Tyler Gluckman

Target: Aortic Stenosis--Advancing a new standard of care in structural heart disease, Tyler Gluckman

The Persistent Pandemic: Impact of Long Hauler Cardiovascular Related Outcomes, Tyler Gluckman

Trends and Factors Associated with Prophylactic Anticoagulation Strategies in COVID-19: an Analysis of the AHA COVID-19 CVD Registry, Tyler Gluckman

Relationship between left ventricular ejection fraction and ICD-10 codes among patients hospitalized with heart failure, Tyler Gluckman, ST Chiu, J Remick, and See full list of authors in comments

Temporal shift in heart failure diagnoses among hospitalized patients within a large US integrated health system, Tyler Gluckman, ST Chiu, J Remick, and See full list of authors in comments

Temporal Shifts In Guideline-directed Medical Therapy Prescribed At Discharge To Heart Failure Patients In A Large US Integrated Health System, Tyler Gluckman, ST Chiu, J Remick, and See full list of authors in comments

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Temporal Shifts In Guideline-directed Medical Therapy Prescribed At Discharge To Heart Failure Patients In A Large US Integrated Health System, Tyler J Gluckman, Shih-Ting Chiu, Deanna Rider, Phil Tseng, James O Mudd, Joshua Remick, Slaven Sikirica, Amy Carroll, Craig Granowitz, Mario Enrico Canonico, Judith Hsia, and Marc Bonaca

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Temporal shift in heart failure diagnoses among hospitalized patients within a large US integrated health system, Tyler J Gluckman, Shih-Ting Chiu, Deanna Rider, P Tseng, James O Mudd, Joshua Remick, M Canonico, and M Bonaca

363 Billion Reasons to Care: Reversing the Risking Tide of Cardiovascular Events, Tyler Gluckman and H Page

Temporal shift in heart failure medications prescribed to hospitalized patients with and without diabetes in a large US integrated health system​, C Granowitz, ST Chiu, J Remick, Tyler Gluckman, and See full list of authors in comments

Concordance between laboratory- and ICD-10 code-defined stages of chronic kidney disease among patients hospitalized with heart failure in a large US integrated health system, C Granowitz, HF Li, ST Chiu, J Remick, Tyler Gluckman, and See full list of authors in comments

Hemodynamic Profile of Obesity in Cardiogenic Shock, ME Guglin, Jacob Abraham, and See full list of authors in comments

Obesity and Outcomes in Cardiogenic Shock due to Acute Myocardial Infarction, ME Guglin, Jacob Abraham, and See full list of authors in comments

TOP8: Pharmacological and Mechanical Circulatory Support in Cardiogenic Shock: Does Obesity Put the Patients at Disadvantage? Presented at American Society for Artificial Internal Organs Annual Conference, June 14-17, 2023, San Francisco, CA, ME Guglin, Jacob Abraham, and See full list of authors in comments

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Multicenter registry and test bed for extended outpatient hemodynamic monitoring: the hemodynamic frontiers in heart failure (HF, J Thomas Heywood, Kartik Munshi, Timothy Jordan, Evan Muse, Marat Fudim, Andrew J Sauer, Margaret McDermott, Hirak Shah, Arvind Bhimaraj, Rola Khedraki, Monique R Robinson, Patrick McCann, Elizabeth Volz, Ashrith Guha, Orvar Jonsson, Kunjan A Bhatt, Mosi K Bennett, Terrie Ann Benjamin, Maya Guglin, and Jacob Abraham

Inside Health Care #110: Drs Xiaoyan Huang, Danielle Christensen and the Value of Patient-Centered Specialty Practice Recognition, Xiaoyan Huang and D Christensen

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Impella as Bridge to Closure in Post-infarct VSD, Sandeep Jalli, Eric B Kirker, Ashok Venkataraman, Kateri Spinelli, and Jacob Abraham

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Impella as a bridge-to-closure in post-infarction ventricular septal defect: a case series., Sandeep Jalli, Kateri Spinelli, Eric B Kirker, Ashok Venkataraman, and Jacob Abraham

Impella as Bridge to Closure in Post-infarct VSD, S Jalli, Eric Kirker, A Venkataraman, Kateri Spinelli, and Jacob Abraham

Advancing Heart Failure Knowledge and Therapies Through a Multicenter Registry and Innovative Platform for Extended Outpatient Hemodynamic Monitoring: The Hemodynamic Frontiers in Heart Failure (HF2), T Jordan, Jacob Abraham, and See full list of authors in comments

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Pulmonary Artery Catheter Use and Risk of In-hospital Death in Heart Failure Cardiogenic Shock., Manreet K Kanwar, Vanessa Blumer, Yijing Zhang, Shashank S Sinha, Arthur R Garan, Jaime Hernandez-Montfort, Adnan Khalif, Gavin W Hickey, Jacob Abraham, Claudius Mahr, Borui Li, Paavni Sangal, Karol D Walec, Peter Zazzali, Rachna Kataria, Mohit Pahuja, VAN-Khue Ton, Neil M Harwani, Detlef Wencker, Sandeep Nathan, Esther Vorovich, Shelley Hall, Wissam Khalife, Song Li, Andrew Schwartzman, J U Kim, Oleg Alec Vishnevsky, Ludovic Trinquart, Daniel Burkhoff, and Navin K Kapur

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Patterns of Respiration Rate Reactivity in Response to a Cognitive Stressor Associate With Self-Reported Mental Health Outcomes., Josh Kaplan, Dana Dharmakaya Colgan, Daniel Klee, Douglas Hanes, and Barry S Oken

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Use of Mechanical Circulatory Support in Chronic Total Occlusion Percutaneous Coronary Intervention., Judit Karacsonyi, Karen Deffenbacher, Keith H Benzuly, James D Flaherty, Khaldoon Alaswad, Mir Basir, Michael S Megaly, Farouc Jaffer, Darshan Doshi, Paul Poommipanit, Jaikirshan Khatri, Mitul Patel, Robert Riley, Abdul Sheikh, Jason R Wollmuth, Ethan Korngold, Barry F Uretsky, Robert W Yeh, Raj H Chandwaney, Ahmed M Elguindy, Khalid Tammam, Nidal AbiRafeh, Christian W Schmidt, Brynn Okeson, Spyridon Kostantinis, Bahadir Simsek, Bavana V Rangan, Emmanouil S Brilakis, and Daniel R Schimmel

The Effects of Pulmonary Artery Catheter Usage and Treatment Intensity on Mortality in Patients With Cardiogenic Shock by Etiology, W Khalife, Jacob Abraham, and See full list of authors in comments

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Impact of exercise on pulmonary artery pressure in patients with heart failure using an ambulatory pulmonary artery pressure monitor., Rola Khedraki, Jacob Abraham, Orvar Jonsson, Kunjan Bhatt, Hesham R Omar, Mosi Bennett, Arvind Bhimaraj, Ashrith Guha, Patrick McCann, Evan D Muse, Monique Robinson, Andrew J Sauer, Andrew Cheng, Samantha Bagsic, Marat Fudim, J Thomas Heywood, and Maya Guglin

Real-World Outcomes of Impella 5 in Patients with Cardiogenic Shock: Analysis of the SURPASS Registry, A Kilic, Jacob Abraham, and See full list of authors in comments

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Real-World Outcomes of Impella 5.5 in Patients with Cardiogenic Shock: Analysis of the SURPASS Registry, Arman Kilic, Jacob Abraham, Vanessa Blumer, David D'Alessandro, Scott Silvestry, Fardad Esmailian, Masahiro Ono, Danny Ramzy, and Mark Anderson

Aortic Innovations and Cases, Ethan Korngold

It Isn’t Always That Easy: Challenging Access Strategies, Including Intravascular Lithotripsy, Ethan Korngold

Ultimate Balloon Valve Fracturing, Ethan Korngold

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Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement Outcomes in End-Stage Renal Disease Patients on Hemodialysis Requiring Midodrine., Ethan C Korngold, Ruyun Jin, Kateri Spinelli, V Kumar, Brydan Curtis, Sameer Gafoor, Derek Phan, Daniel Spoon, Aidan Raney, Lisa McCabe, and Brandon Jones

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Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement Outcomes in End-Stage Renal Disease Patients on Hemodialysis Requiring Midodrine., Ethan C Korngold, Ruyun Jin, Kateri Spinelli, V Kumar, Brydan Curtis, Sameer Gafoor, Derek Phan, Daniel Spoon, Aidan Raney, Lisa McCabe, and Brandon Jones

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Left Distal Radial Artery Access Site Pseudoaneurysm Treated with Open Surgical Repair, Ethan C Korngold, Daniel Westerdahl, and Brant Ullery

Updates in Cardio-Oncology, ME Layoun

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Trends and Factors Associated with Prophylactic Anticoagulation Strategies in COVID-19: an Analysis of the AHA COVID-19 CVD Registry, Mathew Lopes, Hsin-Fang Li, Reed Sorensen, Sandeep Das, Steven M. Bradley, James A. de Lemos, Gregory Andrew Roth, Tracy Wang, Erin Ann Bohula, and Tyler J Gluckman

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Obesity Modifies Clinical Outcomes of Right Ventricular Dysfunction., Janet I Ma, Emily K Zern, Juhi K Parekh, Ndidi Owunna, Nona Jiang, Dongyu Wang, Paula K Rambarat, Eugene Pomerantsev, Michael H Picard, and Jennifer E Ho

mpact of Sex on Cardiogenic Shock Outcomes: A Cardiogenic Shock Working Group Report, M Pahuja, Jacob Abraham, and See full list of authors in comments

Fellow's Course: Finding your Dream Job, MJ Paisley

Arterial, Venous and Lymphedema Management, Alejandro Perez

Lower Extremity Edema: Diagnosis and Management, Alejandro Perez

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Brief training in ultrasound equips novice clinicians to accurately and reliably measure jugular venous pressure in obese patients., Nicholas Pettit, Benjamin Pedroja, Hsin-Fang Li, and Michael G Sutcliffe

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Brief training in ultrasound equips novice clinicians to accurately and reliably measure jugular venous pressure in obese patients., Nicholas Pettit, Benjamin Pedroja, Hsin-Fang Li, and Michael G Sutcliffe

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Real-World Effectiveness of SGLT2 Inhibitors Vs Metformin As First-Line Therapy in Type 2 Diabetes, Patricia Rodriguez, Samuel Gratzl, Ryan Lee, Sarah Gilson, Peter Smits, Nicholas L Stucky, and Tyler J Gluckman

Real-World Effectiveness of SGLT2 Inhibitors Vs Metformin As First-Line Therapy in Type 2 Diabetes, PJ Rodriguez, Tyler Gluckman, and See full list of authors in comments

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In-Person vs Virtual Interview Format for Fellowships in Cardiovascular Disease: A Nationwide Survey of Fellows-in-Training., Jonathan R Salik, Emily K Zern, Inbar R McCarthy, Paul Theriot, Kristin West, Prashanth Thakker, Gaby Weissman, and Lisa J Rose-Jones

Hybrid Repair of an Innominate Artery Pseudoaneurysm after Blunt Traumatic Injury in a Bovine Arch, S Sorondo, K Satam, MJ Paisley, and V Chandra

Phenotyping sub-populations of heart failure patients based on clinical and social determinants of health using unsupervised machine learning models, Kateri Spinelli, HF Li, Jacob Abraham, X Huang, and See full list of authors in comments

Pregnancy and Heart Health: The 9 months and beyond, LM Tam

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Use of a Pulmonary Artery Pressure Sensor to Manage Patients With Left Ventricular Assist Devices., Vinay Thohan, Jacob Abraham, Adam Burdorf, Nasir Sulemanjee, Brian Jaski, Maya Guglin, Francis D Pagani, Himabindu Vidula, David T Majure, Rebecca Napier, Thomas J Heywood, Rebecca Cogswell, Nicholas Dirckx, David J Farrar, Stavros G Drakos, and INTELLECT 2-HF Investigators

Hemodynamic Predictors of In-Hospital Mortality in Cardiogenic Shock: The Trajectory Is What Matters, VK Ton, Jacob Abraham, and See full list of authors in comments

Debate - PRO: TEVAR in the subacute phase is the treatment of choice for patients with uncomplicated type B aortic dissection, Brant Ullery

Debranching techniques in the aortic arch post-thoracic branch endoprosthesis (TBE) approval, Brant Ullery

Endovascular treatment of aortoiliac occlusive disease, Brant Ullery

Evolution in the endovascular treatment of aortic arch disease, Brant Ullery

Petticoat technique: Evolution in endovascular treatment of type B aortic dissection, Brant Ullery

Reinforcing proximal seal in challenging abdominal aortic aneurysm neck anatomy: Insights from the 10-year ENGAGE Registry, Brant Ullery

Role of transcarotid artery revascularization (TCAR) in contemporary management of carotid artery disease, Brant Ullery

Staged hybrid repair of complicated type B aortic dissection and aberrant right subclavian artery with Kommerell’s diverticulum using branched TEVAR and four-vessel physician modified endografting (PMEG), Brant Ullery

The role of transcarotid artery revascularization (TCAR) in refining the status quo in carotid revascularization, Brant Ullery

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Impact of renal chimney intra-aortic stent length on branch and end-stent angle in chimney endovascular aneurysm repair and endovascular aneurysm sealing configurations., Brant Ullery, Ga-Young Suh, Patrick Thompson, Jason T Lee, Andrew Holden, Ronald L Dalman, and Christopher P Cheng

Pregnancy and the Cath Lab: Managing the Operator, LL Vincent

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2022 ACC Expert Consensus Decision Pathway for Integrating Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease and Multimorbidity Treatment: A Framework for Pragmatic, Patient-Centered Care: A Report of the American College of Cardiology Solution Set Oversight Committee., Writing Committee, Kim K Birtcher, Larry A Allen, Jeffrey L Anderson, Marc P Bonaca, Ty J. Gluckman, Aliza Hussain, Mikhail Kosiborod, Laxmi S Mehta, and Salim S Virani

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2022 ACC Expert Consensus Decision Pathway for Integrating Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease and Multimorbidity Treatment: A Framework for Pragmatic, Patient-Centered Care: A Report of the American College of Cardiology Solution Set Oversight Committee., Writing Committee, Kim K Birtcher, Larry A Allen, Jeffrey L Anderson, Marc P Bonaca, Tyler J Gluckman, Aliza Hussain, Mikhail Kosiborod, Laxmi S Mehta, and Salim S Virani

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Clinical Course of Patients in Cardiogenic Shock Stratified by Phenotype., Elric Zweck, Manreet Kanwar, Song Li, Shashank S Sinha, A Reshad Garan, Jaime Hernandez-Montfort, Yijing Zhang, Borui Li, Paulina Baca, Fatou Dieng, Neil M Harwani, Jacob Abraham, Gavin Hickey, Sandeep Nathan, Detlef Wencker, Shelley Hall, Andrew Schwartzman, Wissam Khalife, Claudius Mahr, Ju H Kim, Esther Vorovich, Evan H Whitehead, Vanessa Blumer, Ralf Westenfeld, Daniel Burkhoff, and Navin K Kapur

Submissions from 2022

The Pressure for Progress in Heart Failure, Jacob Abraham

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The Pressure for Progress in Heart Failure., Jacob Abraham

Rounding Up the Usual Suspects: Clinical Features Can Implicate Cardiac Sarcoidosis During Admission for Arrhythmia or Heart Failure, Jacob Abraham, Kateri Spinelli, M Wang, HF Li, T Phan, and FH Sheikh

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Axillary transvalvular microaxial pump as extended bridge to transcatheter aortic valve replacement in cardiogenic shock with severe aortic stenosis., Jacob Abraham, Lian Wang, Vishesh Kumar, Eric B Kirker, and Kateri Spinelli

Intermittent Occlusion of the Superior Vena Cava Improves Urine Sodium Excretion in Patients with Acutely Decompensated Heart Failure, Jacob Abraham, R Yousefzai, MS Kiernan, RJ Tedford, K Benzuly, R Karas, D Burkhoff, and NK Kapur

Controversial Debates in Pulmonary Hypertension. Invasive Hemodynamics are Essential for Risk Stratification in PAH (PRO), Sophia Airhart

Controversial Debates in Pulmonary Hypertension. Invasive Hemodynamics are Essential for Risk Stratification in PAH (PRO), Sophia Airhart

Factors Associated with a Complicated Hospital Course in Patients with Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection: A Report of the iSCAD Registry, F Alkhalfan, L Tam, and See all authors in comments

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Drug-Drug Interactions With Paxlovid and Select CV Medications, Nicole Martin Bhave, Tyler J Gluckman, and Barbara S. Wiggins