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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

Relationship between Cardiac Remodeling and Exercise Capacity in Elite Athletes: Incremental Value of Left Atrial Morphology and Function Assessed by Three-Dimensional Echocardiography.
Lakatos BK, Molnár AÁ, Kiss O, Sydó N, Tokodi M, Solymossi B, Fábián A, Dohy Z, Vágó H, Babity M, Bognár C, Kovács A, Merkely B
J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 2019 Oct 1; pii: S0894-7317(19)30875-2. doi: 10.1016/j.echo.2019.07.017.

PMID:
    31585830
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ABCC9-related Intellectual disability Myopathy Syndrome is a K<sub>ATP</sub> channelopathy with loss-of-function mutations in ABCC9.
Smeland MF, McClenaghan C, Roessler HI, Savelberg S, Hansen GÅM, Hjellnes H, Arntzen KA, Müller KI, Dybesland AR, Harter T, Sala-Rabanal M, Emfinger CH, Huang Y, Singareddy SS, Gunn J, Wozniak DF, Kovacs A, Massink M, Tessadori F, Kamel SM, Bakkers J, Remedi MS, Van Ghelue M, Nichols CG, van Haaften G
Nat Commun. 2019 Oct 1; 10(1)4457. doi: 10.1038/s41467-019-12428-7.

PMID:
    31575858
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Neurocognition in Adult Congenital Heart Disease: How to Monitor and Prevent Progressive Decline.
Keir M, Ebert P, Kovacs AH, Smith JMC, Kwan E, Field TS, Brossard-Racine M, Marelli A
Can J Cardiol. 2019 Jun 26; pii: S0828-282X(19)30441-6. doi: 10.1016/j.cjca.2019.06.020.

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    31570238
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Cellular Immune Response Involving Multinucleated Giant Hemocytes with Two-Step Genome Amplification in the Drosophilid Zaprionus indianus.
Cinege G, Lerner Z, Magyar LB, Soós B, Tóth R, Kristó I, Vilmos P, Juhász G, Kovács AL, Hegedűs Z, Sensen CW, Kurucz É, Andó I
J Innate Immun. 2019 Sep 25; 1-16. doi: 10.1159/000502646.

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    31553970
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Immunohistochemical validation of COL3A1, GPR158 and PITHD1 as prognostic biomarkers in early-stage ovarian carcinomas.
Engqvist H, Parris TZ, Kovács A, Nemes S, Werner Rönnerman E, De Lara S, Biermann J, Sundfeldt K, Karlsson P, Helou K
BMC Cancer. 2019 Sep 18; 19(1)928. doi: 10.1186/s12885-019-6084-4.

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    31533654
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Health behaviours reported by adults with congenital heart disease across 15 countries.
Holbein CE, Peugh J, Veldtman GR, Apers S, Luyckx K, Kovacs AH, Thomet C, Budts W, Enomoto J, Sluman MA, Lu CW, Jackson JL, Khairy P, Cook SC, Chidambarathanu S, Alday L, Eriksen K, Dellborg M, Berghammer M, Johansson B, Mackie AS, Menahem S, Caruana M, Soufi A, Fernandes SM, White K, Callus E, Kutty S, Moons P, APPROACH-IS consortium and the International Society for Adult Congenital Heart Disease (ISACHD).
Eur J Prev Cardiol. 2019 Sep 17; 2047487319876231. doi: 10.1177/2047487319876231.

PMID:
    31529991
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Complete Genome Sequences of Three <i>Mycoplasma anserisalpingitis</i> (<i>Mycoplasma</i> sp. 1220) Strains.
Grózner D, Forró B, Kovács ÁB, Marton S, Bányai K, Kreizinger Z, Sulyok KM, Gyuranecz M
Microbiol Resour Announc. 2019 Sep 12; 8(37)pii: e00985-19. doi: 10.1128/MRA.00985-19.

PMID:
    31515351
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Depiction of secondary metabolites and antifungal activity of <i>Bacillus velezensis</i> DTU001.
Devi S, Kiesewalter HT, Kovács R, Frisvad JC, Weber T, Larsen TO, Kovács ÁT, Ding L
Synth Syst Biotechnol. 2019 Sep; 4(3)142-149. doi: 10.1016/j.synbio.2019.08.002.

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    31508511
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Learning strategies among adult CHD fellows.
Bokma JP, Daily JA, Kovacs AH, Oechslin EN, Baumgartner H, Khairy P, Mulder BJM, Veldtman GR
Cardiol Young. 2019 Sep 10; 1-5. doi: 10.1017/S1047951119002063.

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    31502529
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Genetic and environmental factors on heart rate, mean arterial pressure and carotid intima media thickness: a longitudinal twin study.
Tarnoki AD, Szalontai L, Fagnani C, Tarnoki DL, Lucatelli P, Maurovich-Horvat P, Jermendy AL, Kovacs A, Molnar AA, Godor E, Fejer B, Hernyes A, Cirelli C, Fanelli F, Farina F, Baracchini C, Meneghetti G, Gyarmathy AV, Jermendy G, Merkely B, Pucci G, Schillaci G, Stazi MA, Medda E
Cardiol J. 2019 Sep 6; doi: 10.5603/CJ.a2019.0089.

PMID:
    31489962
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Orexinergic actions modify occurrence of slow inward currents on neurons in the pedunculopontine nucleus.
Kovács A, Baksa B, Bayasgalan T, Szentesi P, Csemer A, Pál B
Neuroreport. 2019 Oct 9; 30(14)933-938. doi: 10.1097/WNR.0000000000001298.

PMID:
    31469725
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[Possibilities of dose reduction during CT imaging by application of iterative image reconstruction].
Bajzik G, Tóth A, Donkó T, Kovács P, Sipos D, Pandur AA, Moizs M, Hadjiev J, Repa I, Kovács Á
Orv Hetil. 2019 Sep; 160(35)1387-1394. doi: 10.1556/650.2019.31480.

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    31448645
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Lamotrigine Induces Tremor among Epilepsy Patients Probably via Cerebellar Pathways.
Kovács A, Farkas Z, Kelemen A, Juhos V, Szűcs A, Kamondi A
Tohoku J Exp Med. 2019 Aug; 248(4)273-284. doi: 10.1620/tjem.248.273.

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    31447473
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Differential impact of physical activity type on depression in adults with congenital heart disease: A multi-center international study.
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, Chidambarathanu S, 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, Moons P, Cedars AM, APPROACH-IS consortium and International Society for Adult Congenital Heart Disease (ISACHD).
J Psychosom Res. 2019 Sep; 124109762. doi: 10.1016/j.jpsychores.2019.109762.

PMID:
    31443808
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Automatic segmentation of hyperreflective foci in OCT images.
Varga L, Kovács A, Grósz T, Thury G, Hadarits F, Dégi R, Dombi J
Comput Methods Programs Biomed. 2019 Sep; 17891-103. doi: 10.1016/j.cmpb.2019.06.019.

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    31416566
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The impact of sex, age and training on biventricular cardiac adaptation in healthy adult and adolescent athletes: Cardiac magnetic resonance imaging study.
Csecs I, Czimbalmos C, Toth A, Dohy Z, Suhai IF, Szabo L, Kovacs A, Lakatos B, Sydo N, Kheirkhahan M, Peritz D, Kiss O, Merkely B, Vago H
Eur J Prev Cardiol. 2019 Aug 1; 2047487319866019. doi: 10.1177/2047487319866019.

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    31370686
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Low Bioactive Vitamin D Is Associated with Pregnancy-Induced Hypertension in a Cohort of Pregnant HIV-Infected Women Sampled Over a 23-Year Period.
Van Winden KR, Bearden A, Kono N, Frederick T, Operskalski E, Stek A, Pandian R, Barton L, Kovacs A
Am J Perinatol. 2019 Jul 31; doi: 10.1055/s-0039-1694007.

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    31365935
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Zika, the newest TO…RCH infectious disease in the Americas.
Kovacs A
Clin Infect Dis. 2019 Jul 26; pii: ciz709. doi: 10.1093/cid/ciz709.

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    31346608
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Unravelling the Role of Trophoblastic-Derived Extracellular Vesicles in Regulatory T Cell Differentiation.
Kovács ÁF, Fekete N, Turiák L, Ács A, Kőhidai L, Buzás EI, Pállinger É
Int J Mol Sci. 2019 Jul 14; 20(14)pii: E3457. doi: 10.3390/ijms20143457.

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    31337116
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Advantages of prophylactic versus conventionally scheduled heart failure therapy in an experimental model of doxorubicin-induced cardiomyopathy.
Lódi M, Priksz D, Fülöp GÁ, Bódi B, Gyöngyösi A, Nagy L, Kovács Á, Kertész AB, Kocsis J, Édes I, Csanádi Z, Czuriga I, Kisvárday Z, Juhász B, Lekli I, Bai P, Tóth A, Papp Z, Czuriga D
J Transl Med. 2019 Jul 19; 17(1)229. doi: 10.1186/s12967-019-1978-0.

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    31324258
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