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Howard I. Kurz, MD, FACC

Associate Professor Medicine,
Cardiovascular Division

Specialty Areas

Cardiology
Cardiac Catheterization
Interventional Cardiology
Cardiovascular Disease

Board Certifications

Cardiology
Internal Medicine
Interventional Cardiology

Hospital Affiliations

Barnes-Jewish Hospital

Areas of Clinical Interest

Cardiology, interventional cardiology, cardiac catheterization

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  • Education
  • Publication & Research

Maps & Directions

Maps & Directions

Center for Advanced Medicine
Heart & Vascular Center

4921 Parkview Place
St. Louis, MO 63110

Suite: A
Floor: 8
Office Phone: 314-362-1291
Fax: 314-361-4619

Education

Education

Fellowship: Cardiovascular Division, Jewish Hospital, St. Louis, Missouri 1993
Medical Degree: New York Medical College, Valhalia, New York 1984
M.S.E.: Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey 1980
B.S.: M.I.T., Cambridge, Massachusetts 1979

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Novel Patient-Centered Approach to Facilitate Same-Day Discharge in Patients Undergoing Elective Percutaneous Coronary Intervention.
Amin AP, Crimmins-Reda P, Miller S, Rahn B, Caruso M, Pierce A, Dennis B, Pendegraft M, Sorensen K, Kurz HI, Lasala JM, Zajarias A, Bach RG, Kulkarni H, Singh J
J Am Heart Assoc. 2018 Feb 15; 7(4)pii: e005733. doi: 10.1161/JAHA.117.005733.

PMID:
    29449273
    [PubMed - in process]
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Repeat revascularisation outcomes after percutaneous coronary intervention in patients with rheumatoid arthritis.
Sintek MA, Sparrow CT, Mikuls TR, Lindley KJ, Bach RG, Kurz HI, Novak E, Singh J
Heart. 2016 Mar; 102(5)363-9. doi: 10.1136/heartjnl-2015-308634.

PMID:
    26719360
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Association of Lower Fractional Flow Reserve Values With Higher Risk of Adverse Cardiac Events for Lesions Deferred Revascularization Among Patients With Acute Coronary Syndrome.
Masrani Mehta S, Depta JP, Novak E, Patel JS, Patel Y, Raymer D, Facey G, Zajarias A, Lasala JM, Singh J, Bach RG, Kurz HI
J Am Heart Assoc. 2015 Aug 19; 4(8)e002172. doi: 10.1161/JAHA.115.002172.

PMID:
    26289346
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Prospective Assessment of the Diagnostic Accuracy of Instantaneous Wave-Free Ratio to Assess Coronary Stenosis Relevance: Results of ADVISE II International, Multicenter Study (ADenosine Vasodilator Independent Stenosis Evaluation II).
Escaned J, Echavarría-Pinto M, Garcia-Garcia HM, van de Hoef TP, de Vries T, Kaul P, Raveendran G, Altman JD, Kurz HI, Brechtken J, Tulli M, Von Birgelen C, Schneider JE, Khashaba AA, Jeremias A, Baucum J, Moreno R, Meuwissen M, Mishkel G, van Geuns RJ, Levite H, Lopez-Palop R, Mayhew M, Serruys PW, Samady H, Piek JJ, Lerman A, ADVISE II Study Group.
JACC Cardiovasc Interv. 2015 May; 8(6)824-833. doi: 10.1016/j.jcin.2015.01.029.

PMID:
    25999106
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Risk model for estimating the 1-year risk of deferred lesion intervention following deferred revascularization after fractional flow reserve assessment.
Depta JP, Patel JS, Novak E, Gage BF, Masrani SK, Raymer D, Facey G, Patel Y, Zajarias A, Lasala JM, Amin AP, Kurz HI, Singh J, Bach RG
Eur Heart J. 2015 Feb 21; 36(8)509-15. doi: 10.1093/eurheartj/ehu412.

PMID:
    25336221
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Outcomes of coronary stenoses deferred revascularization for borderline versus nonborderline fractional flow reserve values.
Depta JP, Patel JS, Novak E, Masrani SK, Raymer D, Facey G, Patel Y, Zajarias A, Lasala JM, Singh J, Bach RG, Kurz HI
Am J Cardiol. 2014 Jun 1; 113(11)1788-93. doi: 10.1016/j.amjcard.2014.03.004.

PMID:
    24837255
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Impact of intravascular ultrasound on the long-term clinical outcomes in the treatment of coronary ostial lesions.
Patel Y, Depta JP, Patel JS, Masrani SK, Novak E, Zajarias A, Kurz HI, Lasala JM, Bach RG, Singh J
Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2016 Feb 1; 87(2)232-40. doi: 10.1002/ccd.25034.

PMID:
    23728924
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Long-term clinical outcomes with the use of a modified provisional jailed-balloon stenting technique for the treatment of nonleft main coronary bifurcation lesions.
Depta JP, Patel Y, Patel JS, Novak E, Yeung M, Zajarias A, Kurz HI, Lasala JM, Bach RG, Singh J
Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2013 Nov 1; 82(5)E637-46. doi: 10.1002/ccd.24778.

PMID:
    23420654
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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A modified provisional stenting approach to coronary bifurcation lesions: clinical application of the "jailed-balloon technique".
Singh J, Patel Y, Depta JP, Mathews SJ, Cyrus T, Zajarias A, Kurz HI, Lasala JM, Bach RG
J Interv Cardiol. 2012 Jun; 25(3)289-96. doi: 10.1111/j.1540-8183.2011.00716.x.

PMID:
    22364484
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Long-term outcomes with use of intravascular ultrasound for the treatment of coronary bifurcation lesions.
Patel Y, Depta JP, Novak E, Yeung M, Lavine K, Banerjee S, Lin CH, Zajarias A, Kurz HI, Lasala JM, Bach RG, Singh J
Am J Cardiol. 2012 Apr 1; 109(7)960-5. doi: 10.1016/j.amjcard.2011.11.022.

PMID:
    22296739
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Endovascular brachytherapy for treatment of bilateral renal artery in-stent restenosis.
Chrysant GS, Goldstein JA, Casserly IP, Rogers JH, Kurz HI, Thorstad WL, Singh J, Lasala JM
Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2003 Jun; 59(2)251-4.

PMID:
    12772252
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Diabetic patients treated with abciximab and intracoronary stenting.
Walton BL, Mumm K, Taniuchi M, Kurz HI, Lasala JM
Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2002 Mar; 55(3)321-5.

PMID:
    11870935
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Safety and efficacy of suture-mediated closure after percutaneous coronary interventions.
Rinder MR, Tamirisa PK, Taniuchi M, Kurz HI, Mumm K, Lasala JM
Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2001 Oct; 54(2)146-51.

PMID:
    11590673
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Randomized comparison of ticlopidine and clopidogrel after intracoronary stent implantation in a broad patient population.
Taniuchi M, Kurz HI, Lasala JM
Circulation. 2001 Jul 31; 104(5)539-43.

PMID:
    11479250
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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