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John M. Lasala, MD, PhD, FACC

Professor, Medicine
Division of Cardiovascular Diseases
Director, Structural Heart Disease Program

Specialty Areas

Cardiology
Cardiac Catheterization
Interventional Cardiology

Board Certifications

Cardiology
Internal Medicine

Hospital Affiliations

Barnes-Jewish Hospital

Referral Information

Physician Referral Required

Areas of Clinical Interest

Interventional cardiology, cardiac catheterizations, coronary artery disease, circulation, angioplasty, percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty (PTCA), myocardial infarction, coronary-artery stenting, Wolff-Parkinson White syndrome, ascending and descending aortic dissections, aortic aneurysms

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Maps & Directions

Maps & Directions

Barnes-Jewish Hospital

1 Barnes-Jewish Hospital Plaza
St. Louis, MO 63110

Office Phone: 314-362-2284

Education

Education

Fellowship: Intervential Cardiology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 1990
Fellowship: Postdoctoral Cardiology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 1989
Residency: Internal Medicine, Barnes Hospital, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri 1986
Fellowship: Postdoctoral Anatomy and Neurobiology, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri 1979
Medical Degree: University Of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut 1983
Ph.D.: St. Louis University, St. Louis, Missouri 1979
B.A.: Drew University, Madison, New Jersey 1975

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Five-year outcomes of transcatheter reduction of significant mitral regurgitation in high-surgical-risk patients.
Kar S, Feldman T, Qasim A, Trento A, Kapadia S, Pedersen W, Lim DS, Kipperman R, Smalling RW, Bajwa T, Hermann HC, Hermiller JB, Lasala JM, Reisman M, Glower D, Mauri L, Whitlow P, EVEREST II Investigators.
Heart. 2018 Aug 4; pii: heartjnl-2017-312605. doi: 10.1136/heartjnl-2017-312605.

PMID:
    30077993
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Anesthetic Considerations for the Transcatheter Management of Mitral Valve Disease.
Gregory SH, Sodhi N, Zoller JK, Quader N, Ridley CH, Maniar HS, Lasala JM, Zajarias A
J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2018 Jun 6; pii: S1053-0770(18)30387-2. doi: 10.1053/j.jvca.2018.05.054.

PMID:
    30064851
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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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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Mechanical Circulatory Support in Acute Decompensated Heart Failure and Shock.
Sodhi N, Lasala JM
Interv Cardiol Clin. 2017 Jul; 6(3)387-405. doi: 10.1016/j.iccl.2017.03.008.

PMID:
    28600092
    [PubMed - in process]
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Left Ventricular Unloading by Impella Device Versus Surgical Vent During Extracorporeal Life Support.
Tepper S, Masood MF, Baltazar Garcia M, Pisani M, Ewald GA, Lasala JM, Bach RG, Singh J, Balsara KR, Itoh A
Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Sep; 104(3)861-867. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2016.12.049.

PMID:
    28347536
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Learning Alternative Access Approaches for Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement: Implications for New Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement Centers.
Henn MC, Percival T, Zajarias A, Melby SJ, Lindman BR, Quader N, Damiano RJ Jr, Moon MR, Lasala JM, Rao RS, Bell J, Damiano MS, Maniar HS
Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 May; 103(5)1399-1405. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2016.08.068.

PMID:
    27765175
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Treatment of Higher-Risk Patients With an Indication for Revascularization: Evolution Within the Field of Contemporary Percutaneous Coronary Intervention.
Kirtane AJ, Doshi D, Leon MB, Lasala JM, Ohman EM, O'Neill WW, Shroff A, Cohen MG, Palacios IF, Beohar N, Uriel N, Kapur NK, Karmpaliotis D, Lombardi W, Dangas GD, Parikh MA, Stone GW, Moses JW
Circulation. 2016 Aug 2; 134(5)422-31. doi: 10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.116.022061.

PMID:
    27482004
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Preoperative pulmonary function tests predict mortality after surgical or transcatheter aortic valve replacement.
Henn MC, Zajarias A, Lindman BR, Greenberg JW, Melby SJ, Quader N, Vatterott AM, Lawler C, Damiano MS, Novak E, Lasala JM, Moon MR, Lawton JS, Damiano RJ Jr, Maniar HS
J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Feb; 151(2)578-85, 586.e1-2. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2015.10.067.

PMID:
    26687886
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Clinical and Functional Outcomes Associated With Myocardial Injury After Transfemoral and Transapical Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement: A Subanalysis From the PARTNER Trial (Placement of Aortic Transcatheter Valves).
Paradis JM, Maniar HS, Lasala JM, Kodali S, Williams M, Lindman BR, Damiano RJ Jr, Moon MR, Makkar RR, Thourani VH, Babaliaros V, Xu K, Ayele GM, Svensson L, Leon MB, Zajarias A
JACC Cardiovasc Interv. 2015 Sep; 8(11)1468-79. doi: 10.1016/j.jcin.2015.06.018.

PMID:
    26404200
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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No reflow leading to catastrophic hemodynamic collapse in a patient with severe aortic stenosis and its management.
Singh Rao R, Shapiro RL, Lasala JM
Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2016 Apr; 87(5)983-8. doi: 10.1002/ccd.26233.

PMID:
    26356328
    [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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Prognostic utility of novel biomarkers of cardiovascular stress in patients with aortic stenosis undergoing valve replacement.
Lindman BR, Breyley JG, Schilling JD, Vatterott AM, Zajarias A, Maniar HS, Damiano RJ Jr, Moon MR, Lawton JS, Gage BF, Sintek MA, Aquino A, Holley CL, Patel NM, Lawler C, Lasala JM, Novak E
Heart. 2015 Sep; 101(17)1382-8. doi: 10.1136/heartjnl-2015-307742.

PMID:
    26037104
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Systemic inflammatory response syndrome after transcatheter or surgical aortic valve replacement.
Lindman BR, Goldstein JS, Nassif ME, Zajarias A, Novak E, Tibrewala A, Vatterott AM, Lawler C, Damiano RJ, Moon MR, Lawton JS, Lasala JM, Maniar HS
Heart. 2015 Apr; 101(7)537-45. doi: 10.1136/heartjnl-2014-307057.

PMID:
    25605654
    [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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Atrial septal defect closure.
Vasquez AF, Lasala JM
Cardiol Clin. 2013 Aug; 31(3)385-400. doi: 10.1016/j.ccl.2013.05.003.

PMID:
    23931101
    [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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Incidence and predictors of coronary stent thrombosis: evidence from an international collaborative meta-analysis including 30 studies, 221,066 patients, and 4276 thromboses.
D'Ascenzo F, Bollati M, Clementi F, Castagno D, Lagerqvist B, de la Torre Hernandez JM, ten Berg JM, Brodie BR, Urban P, Jensen LO, Sardi G, Waksman R, Lasala JM, Schulz S, Stone GW, Airoldi F, Colombo A, Lemesle G, Applegate RJ, Buonamici P, Kirtane AJ, Undas A, Sheiban I, Gaita F, Sangiorgi G, Modena MG, Frati G, Biondi-Zoccai G
Int J Cardiol. 2013 Jul 31; 167(2)575-84. doi: 10.1016/j.ijcard.2012.01.080.

PMID:
    22360945
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Financial Disclosures

Financial Disclosures

Disclosure of Financial Interests with Industry

Washington University and its physicians and health professionals are committed to ensuring integrity and objectivity in medical decision-making. Some of our physicians and health professionals work collaboratively with pharmaceutical, medical device or other medical care related companies to develop innovative ideas and products that can improve health care delivery and clinical outcomes for patients. In some instances, our physicians and health professionals have an ownership or potential ownership interest in a commercial company; and/or are paid by a commercial company to provide advice on product design or to speak about the use of medications, devices, equipment or procedures. These payments may include: a) compensation for consulting and speaking engagements, b) equity, and/or c) royalties for products invented by our faculty. Any payments to Washington University physicians or health professionals must be based on tangible services and may not exceed fair market value for their work. In addition to disclosure on this website, physicians and health professionals earning more than $10,000 per year must disclose their corporate financial relationship in writing to patients when prescribing or using that company's products.

This physician reported the following financial interests during calendar year 2017:

Company Name: Abiomed

Royalties:

Equity: Yes

Consulting/Advisory Board:

Speaker Fees: $20,000 - $39,999

Reporting Date: May 01, 2018


Company Name: AGA Medical - St. Jude/Abbott

Royalties:

Equity: No

Consulting/Advisory Board:

Speaker Fees: $10,000 - $19,999

Reporting Date: May 01, 2018


Company Name: AstraZenica

Royalties:

Equity: No

Consulting/Advisory Board:

Speaker Fees: $10,000 - $19,999

Reporting Date: May 01, 2018


Company Name: Boston Scientific

Royalties:

Equity: No

Consulting/Advisory Board: $1 - $9,999

Speaker Fees: $1 - $9,999

Reporting Date: May 01, 2018