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Attila Kovacs, MD

Assistant Professor, Internal Medicine
Division of Cardiovascular Disease

Specialty Areas

Cardiology

Board Certifications

Cardiology
Internal Medicine

Hospital Affiliations

Barnes-Jewish Hospital

Referral Information

Physician Referral Required

Areas of Clinical Interest

Supervising and interpreting diagnostic tests, such as echocardiograms, stress echocardiograms, treadmill stress test, holter, event and loop monitors

  • Education
  • Publication & Research

Education

Education

Medical Degree: Semmelweis Univ, Budapest, Hungary 1985

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Dominance of free wall radial motion in global right ventricular function of heart transplant recipients.
Lakatos BK, Tokodi M, Assabiny A, Tősér Z, Kosztin A, Doronina A, Rácz K, Koritsánszky KB, Berzsenyi V, Németh E, Sax B, Kovács A, Merkely B
Clin Transplant. 2018 Jan 8; doi: 10.1111/ctr.13192.

PMID:
    29315873
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[Design and development of a new information technology platform for patients with dementia].
Osváth P, Vörös V, Kovács A, Boda-Jörg A, Fekete S, Jankovics R, Tényi T, Fekete S, C.ICT4Life.
Psychiatr Hung. 2017; 32(4)437-443.

PMID:
    29307870
    [PubMed - in process]
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[Psychiatric disorders in epilepsy: clinical phenomena].
Szucs A, Horvath A, Fabo D, Szabo G, Kovacs A, Halasz P
Neuropsychopharmacol Hung. 2017 Sep; 19(3)147-158.

PMID:
    29306906
    [PubMed - in process]
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Imaging Stray Magnetic Field of Individual Ferromagnetic Nanotubes.
Vasyukov D, Ceccarelli L, Wyss M, Gross B, Schwarb A, Mehlin A, Rossi N, Tütüncüoglu G, Heimbach F, Zamani RR, Kovács A, Fontcuberta I Morral A, Grundler D, Poggio M
Nano Lett. 2018 Jan 8; doi: 10.1021/acs.nanolett.7b04386.

PMID:
    29293345
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Tight co-twin similarity of monozygotic twins for hTERT protein level of T cell subsets, for telomere length and mitochondrial DNA copy number, but not for telomerase activity.
Melicher D, Illés A, Pállinger É, Kovács ÁF, Littvay L, Tárnoki ÁD, Tárnoki DL, Bikov A, Molnár MJ, Buzás EI, Falus A
Cell Mol Life Sci. 2017 Dec 30; doi: 10.1007/s00018-017-2738-z.

PMID:
    29290038
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Metachronous and Synchronous Occurrence of 5 Primary Malignancies in a Female Patient between 1997 and 2013: A Case Report with Germline and Somatic Genetic Analysis.
Nyqvist J, Persson F, Parris TZ, Helou K, Kenne Sarenmalm E, Einbeigi Z, Borg Å, Karlsson P, Kovács A
Case Rep Oncol. 2017 Sep-Dec; 10(3)1006-1012. doi: 10.1159/000484403.

PMID:
    29279706
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Pacemaker-Mediated Programmable Hypertension Control Therapy.
Neuzil P, Merkely B, Erglis A, Marinskis G, de Groot JR, Schmidinger H, Rodriguez Venegas M, Voskuil M, Sturmberger T, Petru J, Jongejan N, Aichinger J, Kamzola G, Aidietis A, Gellér L, Mraz T, Osztheimer I, Mika Y, Evans S, Burkhoff D, Kuck KH, BackBeat Study Investigators.
J Am Heart Assoc. 2017 Dec 23; 6(12)pii: e006974. doi: 10.1161/JAHA.117.006974.

PMID:
    29275370
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[Quality and performance indicators of the pilot program for cervical cancer screening by health visitors].
Vajda R, Árváné Egri C, Kovács A, Budai A, Döbrõssy L, Koiss R, Kívés Z, Boncz I
Magy Onkol. 2017 Dec 18; 61(4)361-367.

PMID:
    29257156
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X- and Y-chromosome-specific variants of the amelogenin gene allow non-invasive sex diagnosis for the detection of pseudohermaphrodite goats.
Fábián R, Kovács A, Stéger V, Frank K, Egerszegi I, Oláh J, Bodó S
Acta Vet Hung. 2017 Dec; 65(4)500-504. doi: 10.1556/004.2017.047.

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    29256284
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Direct Imaging of a Zero-Field Target Skyrmion and Its Polarity Switch in a Chiral Magnetic Nanodisk.
Zheng F, Li H, Wang S, Song D, Jin C, Wei W, Kovács A, Zang J, Tian M, Zhang Y, Du H, Dunin-Borkowski RE
Phys Rev Lett. 2017 Nov 10; 119(19)197205. doi: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.119.197205.

PMID:
    29219505
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From Cell Death to Metabolism: Holin-Antiholin Homologues with New Functions.
van den Esker MH, Kovács ÁT, Kuipers OP
MBio. 2017 Dec 5; 8(6)pii: e01963-17. doi: 10.1128/mBio.01963-17.

PMID:
    29208748
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Dissimilar pigment regulation in Serpula lacrymans and Paxillus involutus during inter-kingdom interactions.
Tauber JP, Gallegos-Monterrosa R, Kovács ÁT, Shelest E, Hoffmeister D
Microbiology. 2018 Jan; 164(1)65-77. doi: 10.1099/mic.0.000582.

PMID:
    29205129
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Solid-State Structure of Tris-Cyclopentadienide Uranium(III) and Plutonium(III).
Apostolidis C, Dutkiewicz MS, Kovács A, Walter O
Chemistry. 2017 Nov 28; doi: 10.1002/chem.201704845.

PMID:
    29193373
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A review of numerical models to predict the atmospheric dispersion of radionuclides.
Leelőssy Á, Lagzi I, Kovács A, Mészáros R
J Environ Radioact. 2018 Feb; 18220-33. doi: 10.1016/j.jenvrad.2017.11.009.

PMID:
    29179047
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Physical activity perceptions and behaviors among young adults with congenital heart disease: A mixed-methods study.
McKillop A, McCrindle BW, Dimitropoulos G, Kovacs AH
Congenit Heart Dis. 2017 Nov 23; doi: 10.1111/chd.12553.

PMID:
    29171147
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Regional variation in quality of life in patients with a Fontan circulation: A multinational perspective.
Fogleman ND, Apers S, Moons P, Morrison S, Wittekind SG, Tomlin M, Gosney K, Sluman MA, Johansson B, Enomoto J, Dellborg M, Lu CW, Subramanyan R, Luyckx K, Budts W, Jackson J, Kovacs A, Soufi A, Eriksen K, Thomet C, Berghammer M, Callus E, Fernandes SM, Caruana M, Cook SC, Mackie AS, White KS, Khairy P, Kutty S, Veldtman G, APPROACH-IS consortium.
Am Heart J. 2017 Nov; 19355-62. doi: 10.1016/j.ahj.2017.07.019.

PMID:
    29129255
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Evolution of exploitative interactions during diversification in Bacillus subtilis biofilms.
Dragoš A, Lakshmanan N, Martin M, Horváth B, Maróti G, Falcón García C, Lieleg O, Kovács ÁT
FEMS Microbiol Ecol. 2017 Dec 1; 93(12)doi: 10.1093/femsec/fix155.

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    29126191
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Impaired competence in flagellar mutants of Bacillus subtilis is connected to the regulatory network governed by DegU.
Hölscher T, Schiklang T, Dragoš A, Dietel AK, Kost C, Kovács ÁT
Environ Microbiol Rep. 2017 Nov 10; doi: 10.1111/1758-2229.12601.

PMID:
    29124898
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Patient-reported outcomes in adults with congenital heart disease: Inter-country variation, standard of living and healthcare system factors.
Moons P, Kovacs AH, Luyckx K, Thomet C, Budts W, Enomoto J, Sluman MA, Yang HL, Jackson JL, Khairy P, Cook SC, Subramanyan R, Alday L, Eriksen K, Dellborg M, Berghammer M, Johansson B, Mackie AS, Menahem S, Caruana M, Veldtman G, Soufi A, Fernandes SM, White K, Callus E, Kutty S, Van Bulck L, Apers S, APPROACH-IS consortium and the International Society for Adult Congenital Heart Disease (ISACHD).
Int J Cardiol. 2018 Jan 15; 25134-41. doi: 10.1016/j.ijcard.2017.10.064.

PMID:
    29107358
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Phenotype, management and predictors of outcome in a large cohort of adult congenital heart disease patients with heart failure.
Van De Bruaene A, Hickey EJ, Kovacs AH, Crean AM, Wald RM, Silversides CK, Redington AN, Ross HJ, Alba AC, Billia F, Nair K, Benson L, Horlick E, Osten M, Colman J, Heggie J, Oechslin EN, Roche SL
Int J Cardiol. 2018 Feb 1; 25280-87. doi: 10.1016/j.ijcard.2017.10.086.

PMID:
    29103857
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