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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

Exercise-induced shift in right ventricular contraction pattern: novel marker of athlete's heart?
Lakatos BK, Kiss O, Tokodi M, Toser Z, Sydo N, Merkely G, Babity M, Szilagyi M, Komocsin Z, Bognar C, Kovacs A, Merkely B
Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2018 Sep 14; doi: 10.1152/ajpheart.00304.2018.

PMID:
    30216120
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Adapted Motivational Interviewing to Promote Exercise in Adolescents With Congenital Heart Disease: A Pilot Trial.
McKillop A, Grace SL, de Melo Ghisi GL, Allison KR, Banks L, Kovacs AH, Schneiderman JE, McCrindle BW
Pediatr Phys Ther. 2018 Sep 6; doi: 10.1097/PEP.0000000000000534.

PMID:
    30199516
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Rivaroxaban for Thromboprophylaxis after Hospitalization for Medical Illness.
Spyropoulos AC, Ageno W, Albers GW, Elliott CG, Halperin JL, Hiatt WR, Maynard GA, Steg PG, Weitz JI, Suh E, Spiro TE, Barnathan ES, Raskob GE, MARINER Investigators.
N Engl J Med. 2018 Sep 20; 379(12)1118-1127. doi: 10.1056/NEJMoa1805090.

PMID:
    30145946
    [PubMed - in process]
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Physical Activity-Related Drivers of Perceived Health Status in Adults With Congenital Heart Disease.
Ko JM, White KS, Kovacs AH, Tecson KM, Apers S, Luyckx K, Thomet C, Budts W, Enomoto J, Sluman MA, Wang JK, 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, Callus E, Kutty S, Gandhi A, Moons P, Cedars AM, APPROACH-IS consortium and International Society for Adult Congenital Heart Disease (ISACHD).
Am J Cardiol. 2018 Jul 17; pii: S0002-9149(18)31423-1. doi: 10.1016/j.amjcard.2018.06.056.

PMID:
    30139525
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First Report on the Occurrence of a Globally New Pathotype, 724, of Plasmopara halstedii Causing Sunflower Downy Mildew in Hungary.
Bán R, Kovács A, Körösi K, Perczel M, Turóczi G, Zalai M, Pálinkás Z, Égei M
Plant Dis. 2018 Sep; 102(9)1861. doi: 10.1094/PDIS-10-17-1609-PDN.

PMID:
    30125209
    [PubMed - in process]
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[Hungarian clinical application opportunities of PET/MR imaging and first experiences].
Tóth Z, Lukács G, Cselik Z, Bajzik G, Egyed M, Vajda Z, Borbély K, Hadjiev J, Gyarmati T, Emri M, Kovács Á, Repa I
Orv Hetil. 2018 Aug; 159(34)1375-1384. doi: 10.1556/650.2018.31141.

PMID:
    30122057
    [PubMed - in process]
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[Phagocytic function of monocytes and neutrophil granulocytes in ovarian cancer].
Kovács AR, Pál L, Szűcs S, Lukács L, Póka R, Lampé R
Orv Hetil. 2018 Aug; 159(33)1353-1359. doi: 10.1556/650.2018.31142.

PMID:
    30099907
    [PubMed - in process]
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Clonal relatedness in tumour pairs of breast cancer patients.
Biermann J, Parris TZ, Nemes S, Danielsson A, Engqvist H, Werner Rönnerman E, Forssell-Aronsson E, Kovács A, Karlsson P, Helou K
Breast Cancer Res. 2018 Aug 9; 20(1)96. doi: 10.1186/s13058-018-1022-y.

PMID:
    30092821
    [PubMed - in process]
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Cardiovascular consequences of KATP overactivity in Cantu syndrome.
Huang Y, McClenaghan C, Harter TM, Hinman K, Halabi CM, Matkovich SJ, Zhang H, Brown GS, Mecham RP, England SK, Kovacs A, Remedi MS, Nichols CG
JCI Insight. 2018 Aug 9; 3(15)pii: 121153. doi: 10.1172/jci.insight.121153.

PMID:
    30089727
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Religion and spirituality as predictors of patient-reported outcomes in adults with congenital heart disease around the globe.
Moons P, Luyckx K, Dezutter J, Kovacs AH, Thomet C, Budts W, Enomoto J, Sluman MA, Yang HL, Jackson JL, Khairy P, 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, Apers S, APPROACH-IS Consortium., International Society for Adult Congenital Heart Disease (ISACHD).
Int J Cardiol. 2018 Jul 23; pii: S0167-5273(18)30967-7. doi: 10.1016/j.ijcard.2018.07.103.

PMID:
    30077534
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Author Correction: The impact of circulating preeclampsia-associated extracellular vesicles on the migratory activity and phenotype of THP-1 monocytic cells.
Kovács ÁF, Láng O, Turiák L, Ács A, Kőhidai L, Fekete N, Alasztics B, Mészáros T, Buzás EI, Rigó J Jr, Pállinger É
Sci Rep. 2018 Jul 31; 8(1)11712. doi: 10.1038/s41598-018-29611-3.

PMID:
    30061723
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Narrative analysis of adults with complex congenital heart disease: Childhood experiences and their lifelong reverberations.
Keir M, Bailey B, Lee A, Kovacs AH, Lucy Roche S
Congenit Heart Dis. 2018 Jul 26; doi: 10.1111/chd.12647.

PMID:
    30047244
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Pentavalent Curium, Berkelium, and Californium in Nitrate Complexes: Extending Actinide Chemistry and Oxidation States.
Kovács A, Dau PD, Marçalo J, Gibson JK
Inorg Chem. 2018 Aug 6; 57(15)9453-9467. doi: 10.1021/acs.inorgchem.8b01450.

PMID:
    30040397
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[Setup margin for head-and-neck cancer patients receiving 2D-2D and 3D image-guided intensity-modulated radiation therapy].
Kovács P, Szita E, Schvarcz K, Kamu S, Kalincsák J, Kovács Á, Repa I, Hadjiev J
Orv Hetil. 2018 Jul; 159(29)1193-1200. doi: 10.1556/650.2018.31093.

PMID:
    30008233
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The Female Athlete's Heart: Comparison of Cardiac Changes Induced by Different Types of Exercise Training Using 3D Echocardiography.
Doronina A, Édes IF, Ujvári A, Kántor Z, Lakatos BK, Tokodi M, Sydó N, Kiss O, Abramov A, Kovács A, Merkely B
Biomed Res Int. 2018; 20183561962. doi: 10.1155/2018/3561962.

PMID:
    29998132
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G-protein receptor kinases 2, 5 and 6 redundantly modulate Smoothened-GATA transcriptional crosstalk in fetal mouse hearts.
Franco A, Zhang L, Matkovich SJ, Kovacs A, Dorn GW 2nd
J Mol Cell Cardiol. 2018 Aug; 12160-68. doi: 10.1016/j.yjmcc.2018.06.009.

PMID:
    29969579
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Morphological Growth and Theoretical Understanding of Gold and Other Noble Metal Nanoplates.
Xia J, Dong Z, Cai Y, Guan G, Zhang S, Kovács A, Boothroyd C, Phang IY, Liu S, Wu M, Zhang YW, Hu X, Han MY
Chemistry. 2018 Jun 30; doi: 10.1002/chem.201802372.

PMID:
    29959855
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The effects of attention and task-relevance on the processing of syntactic violations during listening to two concurrent speech streams.
Szalárdy O, Tóth B, Farkas D, Kovács A, Urbán G, Orosz G, Szabó BT, Hunyadi L, Hajdu B, Winkler I
Cogn Affect Behav Neurosci. 2018 Oct; 18(5)932-948. doi: 10.3758/s13415-018-0614-4.

PMID:
    29949114
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Detection of single alpha-helices in large protein sequence sets using hardware acceleration.
Kovács Á, Dudola D, Nyitray L, Tóth G, Nagy Z, Gáspári Z
J Struct Biol. 2018 Oct; 204(1)109-116. doi: 10.1016/j.jsb.2018.06.005.

PMID:
    29908248
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Long-term follow-up results of concomitant chemoradiotherapy followed by adjuvant temozolomide therapy for glioblastoma multiforme patients. The importance of MRI information in survival: Single-center experience.
Lukács G, Tóth Z, Sipos D, Csima M, Hadjiev J, Bajzik G, Cselik Z, Semjén D, Repa I, Kovács Á
Ideggyogy Sz. 2018 Mar 30; 71(3-04)95-103. doi: 10.18071/isz.71.0095.

PMID:
    29889468
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