Mustafa Ahmed,

Mustafa M Ahmed

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Publications

Ventricular Assist Device Implantation and Bariatric Surgery: A Route to Transplantation in Morbidly Obese Patients with End-Stage Heart Failure
ASAIO journal (Online)
2020

Continued versus Suspended Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy after Left Ventricular Assist Device Implantation
Scientific Reports
2020

Questionable utility of digoxin in left-ventricular assist device recipients: a multicenter, retrospective analysis
PLoS One
2019

Pharmacological Management of Cardiac Cachexia: A Review of Potential Therapy Options
Heart Failure Reviews
2019

Outpatient Intravenous Diuretic Therapy for Acute Heart Failure: A Simplified Solution to a Formidable Problem
Journal of cardiac failure
2019

Impact of QRS Duration and Ventricular Pacing on Clinical and Arrhythmic Outcomes in Continuous Flow Left Ventricular Assist Device Recipients: A Multicenter Study
Journal of Cardiac Failure
2019

Axillary Artery Hemostasis Post Intra-aortic Balloon Pump Failure; Management Tactics
JACC: Case Reports
2019

Ventricular Assist Device Patients Have Different Clinical Outcomes and Altered Patterns of Bleeding With Intracranial Hemorrhage
ASAIO journal (American Society for Artificial Internal Organs : 1992)
2018

Effects of Socioeconomic Status on Clinical Outcomes with Ventricular Assist Devices.
Clinical cardiology
2018

Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy and Clinical Outcomes in Continuous Flow Left Ventricular Assist Device Recipients.
Journal of the American Heart Association
2018

American Muslim Physician Attitudes Toward Organ Donation
Journal of religion and health
2018

Gastrointestinal Bleeding During the Index Hospitalization for Mechanical Circulatory Support Devices Implantation, a Nationwide Perspective
Digestive Diseases and Sciences
2017

Constrictive pericarditis from an endocardial pacemaker lead
BMJ case reports
2017

Left Ventricular Assist Device and Bariatric Surgery: a Bridge to Heart Transplant By Weight and Waiting Time Reduction
Journal of Cardiac Surgery
2016

The Incidence, Predictors and Outcomes of Gastrointestinal Bleeding in Patients With Left Ventricular Assist Device (Lvad)
Digestive Diseases and Sciences
2015

Effects of Perioperative Acetyl Salicylic Acid on Clinical Outcomes in Patients Undergoing Craniotomy for Brain Tumor
World Neurosurgery
2015

Predictors of Gastrointestinal Bleeding and Incidence of Recurrence After Endoscopic Intervention Among Recipients of Left Ventricular Assist Device
American Journal of Gastroenterology
2014

Incidence and Outcomes of Acute Gastrointestinal Bleeding in Lvad Patients
American Journal of Gastroenterology
2014

A Training Program in Cardiovascular Cell-Based Therapy: From the Nhlbi Cardiovascular Cell Therapy Research Network
Regenerative Medicine
2014

The Use of Left Ventricular Assist Devices in the Treatment of Class IV Heart Failure Patients What the Non-Heart Failure Specialist Needs To Know
Cardiology in Review
2013

Elective Noncardiac Surgery in Patients With Left Ventricular Assist Devices
Journal of Cardiac Surgery
2012

Coenzyme Q(10) and Creatine in Heart Failure: Micronutrients, Macrobenefit?
Clinical Cardiology
2011

Research Interests

Dr. Ahmed's academic interests include cardiac transplantation as well as mechanical circulatory support and ventricular assist. He is particularly interested in examining the health care disparities of underserved individuals within the advanced heart failure population and the complex dynamics between patient, community and physician. In addition to authoring several papers, he has lectured on spirituality in medicine and medical ethics, and has founded a free-clinic in Gainesville, Florida.