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Majesh Makan, MD

Professor, Medicine
Division of Cardiovascular Diseases

Specialty Areas

Echocardiography
Cardiology
Cardiovascular Disease

Board Certifications

Cardiovascular Medicine
Internal Medicine
Echocardiography

Hospital Affiliations

Barnes-Jewish Hospital

Areas of Clinical Interest

Echocardiography, clinical cardiology, diastolic heart failure, valvular heart disease, myocardial infarction, exercise stress testing, cardiomyopathies, coronary artery disease, dobutamine stress echocardiography, transesophageal echocardiography, TEE, perfusion contrast echocardiography

  • Maps & Directions
  • 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

Education

Education

Fellowship: Cardiology, St. Lukes/Roosevelt Hospital Center-Columbia P&S, New York City, New York 1996
Senior Residency: St. Lukes/Roosevelt Hospital Center-Columbia P&S, New York City, New York 1993
Residency: Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center-AECOM, Bronx, New York 1992
Medical Degree: University of Panama Faculty of Medicine, Republic of Panama 1984

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Abnormal Global Longitudinal Strain Predicts Future Deterioration of Left Ventricular Function in Heart Failure Patients With a Recovered Left Ventricular Ejection Fraction.
Adamo L, Perry A, Novak E, Makan M, Lindman BR, Mann DL
Circ Heart Fail. 2017 Jun; 10(6)pii: e003788. doi: 10.1161/CIRCHEARTFAILURE.116.003788.

PMID:
    28559418
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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A Pregnant Woman in the Third Trimester Diagnosed With Acute Respiratory Failure and Severe Lower-Extremity Edema.
Helwani MA, Donnelly JE, Makan M, De Wet CJ
Chest. 2016 Oct; 150(4)e105-e107. doi: 10.1016/j.chest.2016.03.066.

PMID:
    27719826
    [PubMed - in process]
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An echocardiographic abnormality in an HIV patient with coronary disease.
Kerrigan J, Makan M
Heart. 2014 Feb; 100(3)238. doi: 10.1136/heartjnl-2013-304964.

PMID:
    24241714
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Inverted Takotsubo cardiomyopathy and the fundamental diagnostic role of echocardiography.
Manzanal A, Ruiz L, Madrazo J, Makan M, Perez J
Tex Heart Inst J. 2013; 40(1)56-9.

PMID:
    23467068
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Right ventricular outflow tract obstruction by lymphoma: case series and review of the literature.
Ren J, Rich MW, Makan M
Echocardiography. 2011 Nov; 28(10)1164-7. doi: 10.1111/j.1540-8175.2011.01504.x.

PMID:
    21929588
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Transthoracic echocardiographic assessment of continuous-flow left ventricular assist devices.
Rasalingam R, Johnson SN, Bilhorn KR, Huang PH, Makan M, Moazami N, Pérez JE
J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 2011 Feb; 24(2)135-48. doi: 10.1016/j.echo.2010.11.012.

PMID:
    21236640
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Worsening of nose bleeding heralds high cardiac output state in hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia.
Khalid SK, Pershbacher J, Makan M, Barzilai B, Goodenberger D
Am J Med. 2009 Aug; 122(8)779.e1-9. doi: 10.1016/j.amjmed.2009.01.037.

PMID:
    19635281
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Prevalence of diabetic peripheral neuropathy and relation to glycemic control therapies at baseline in the BARI 2D cohort.
Pop-Busui R, Lu J, Lopes N, Jones TL, BARI 2D Investigators.
J Peripher Nerv Syst. 2009 Mar; 14(1)1-13. doi: 10.1111/j.1529-8027.2009.00200.x.

PMID:
    19335534
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Baseline characteristics of patients with diabetes and coronary artery disease enrolled in the Bypass Angioplasty Revascularization Investigation 2 Diabetes (BARI 2D) trial.
Bypass Angioplasty Revascularization Investigation 2 Diabetes Study Group.
Am Heart J. 2008 Sep; 156(3)528-536, 536.e1-5. doi: 10.1016/j.ahj.2008.05.015.

PMID:
    18760137
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Strain rate imaging differentiates hypertensive cardiac hypertrophy from physiologic cardiac hypertrophy (athlete's heart).
Saghir M, Areces M, Makan M
J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 2007 Feb; 20(2)151-7.

PMID:
    17275700
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Tako-Tsubo cardiomyopathy after radiofrequency ablation of atrioventricular nodal reentrant tachycardia.
Latacha MP, Makan M, Barry MO, Smith TW
Heart Rhythm. 2007 Jan; 4(1)92-4.

PMID:
    17198998
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Fragmented left sided QRS in absence of bundle branch block: sign of left ventricular aneurysm.
Reddy CV, Cheriparambill K, Saul B, Makan M, Kassotis J, Kumar A, Das MK
Ann Noninvasive Electrocardiol. 2006 Apr; 11(2)132-8.

PMID:
    16630087
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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The bicuspid aortic valve.
Braverman AC, Güven H, Beardslee MA, Makan M, Kates AM, Moon MR
Curr Probl Cardiol. 2005 Sep; 30(9)470-522.

PMID:
    16129122
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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New-onset congestive heart failure secondary to a "huge" right atrial mass--a case report.
Kassotis J, Riboti Z, Saul BI, Tan JY, Gopa C, Reddy CV, Makan M
Angiology. 2004 Jan-Feb; 55(1)89-92.

PMID:
    14759095
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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[Rational use of noninvasive cardiac stress testing in the diagnosis of coronary artery disease].
Makan M, Pérez JE
Rev Esp Cardiol. 2003 Oct; 56(10)1010-5.

PMID:
    14563296
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Cardioversion of atrial fibrillation with ibutilide: when is it most effective?
Das MK, Cheriparambil K, Bedi A, Kassotis J, Reddy CV, Saul B, Makan M
Clin Cardiol. 2002 Sep; 25(9)411-5.

PMID:
    12269519
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Asymptomatic left ventricular permanent pacemaker malposition detected on routine follow-up--a case report.
Kassotis J, Mirhoseni N, Makan M, Reddy CV
Angiology. 2001 Dec; 52(12)859-62.

PMID:
    11775628
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Prolonged QRS duration (QRS >/=170 ms) and left axis deviation in the presence of left bundle branch block: A marker of poor left ventricular systolic function?
Das MK, Cheriparambil K, Bedi A, Kassotis J, Reddy CV, Makan M, Dunbar CC, Saul B
Am Heart J. 2001 Nov; 142(5)756-9.

PMID:
    11685159
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Acute reversible cardiomyopathy and thromboembolism after cisplatin and 5-fluorouracil chemotherapy--a case report.
Cheriparambil KM, Vasireddy H, Kuruvilla A, Gambarin B, Makan M, Saul BI
Angiology. 2000 Oct; 51(10)873-8.

PMID:
    11108333
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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