Vanderbilt University School of Medicine

McPherson, John A. , M.D.
Associate Professor of Medicine

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1161 21st Avenue North D-3100 Medical Center North Nashville, TN 37232


Kern, KB, Lotun, K, Patel, N, Mooney, MR, Hollenbeck, RD, McPherson, JA, McMullan, PW, Unger, B, Hsu, CH, Seder, DB, , . Outcomes of Comatose Cardiac Arrest Survivors With and Without ST-Segment??Elevation Myocardial??Infarction: Importance of Coronary Angiography. JACC Cardiovasc Interv, 8(8), 1031-40, 2015.

Ladapo, JA, Herman, L, Weiner, BH, Rhees, B, Castle, L, Monane, M, McPherson, JA. Use of a blood test incorporating age, sex, and gene expression influences medical decision-making in the evaluation of women presenting with symptoms suggestive of obstructive coronary artery disease: summary results from two ambulatory care studies in primary care. Menopause, , , 2015.

Young, MN, Hollenbeck, RD, Pollock, JS, Giuseffi, JL, Wang, L, Harrell, FE, McPherson, JA. Higher achieved mean arterial pressure during therapeutic hypothermia is not associated with neurologically intact survival following cardiac arrest. Resuscitation, 88, 158-64, 2015.

Burjek, NE, Wagner, CE, Hollenbeck, RD, Wang, L, Yu, C, McPherson, JA, Billings, FT. Early bispectral index and sedation requirements during therapeutic hypothermia predict neurologic recovery following cardiac arrest. Crit Care Med, 42(5), 1204-12, 2014.

Hollenbeck, RD, McPherson, JA, Mooney, MR, Unger, BT, Patel, NC, McMullan, PW, Hsu, CH, Seder, DB, Kern, KB. Early cardiac catheterization is associated with improved survival in comatose survivors of cardiac arrest without STEMI. Resuscitation, 85(1), 88-95, 2014.

Pollock, JS, Hollenbeck, RD, Wang, L, Janz, DR, Rice, TW, McPherson, JA. A history of smoking is associated with improved survival in patients treated with mild therapeutic hypothermia following cardiac arrest. Resuscitation, 85(1), 99-103, 2014.

Xie, Y, Mintz, GS, Yang, J, Doi, H, I??iguez, A, Dangas, GD, Serruys, PW, McPherson, JA, Wennerblom, B, Xu, K, Weisz, G, Stone, GW, Maehara, A. Clinical outcome of nonculprit plaque ruptures in patients with acute coronary syndrome in the PROSPECT study. JACC Cardiovasc Imaging, 7(4), 397-405, 2014.

Young, MN, Hollenbeck, RD, Pollock, JS, McPherson, JA, Fredi, JL, Piana, RN, Mah, ML, Fish, FA, Markham, L. Effectiveness of mild therapeutic hypothermia following cardiac arrest in adult patients with congenital heart disease. Am J Cardiol, 114(1), 128-30, 2014.

McPherson, JA, Boehm, LM, Wagner, C, Ely, EW, Pandharipande, PP. The authors reply. Crit Care Med, 41(6), e101-e102, 2013.

McPherson, JA, Davis, K, Yau, M, Beineke, P, Rosenberg, S, Monane, M, Fredi, JL. The Clinical Utility of Gene Expression Testing on the Diagnostic Evaluation of Patients Presenting to the Cardiologist With Symptoms of Suspected Obstructive Coronary Artery Disease: Results From the IMPACT (Investigation of a Molecular Personalized Coronary Gene Expression Test on Cardiology Practice Pattern) Trial. Crit Pathw Cardiol, 12(2), 37-42, 2013.

McPherson, JA, Wagner, CE, Boehm, LM, Hall, JD, Johnson, DC, Miller, LR, Burns, KM, Thompson, JL, Shintani, AK, Ely, EW, Pandharipande, PP, Pandhvaripande, PP. Delirium in the cardiovascular ICU: exploring modifiable risk factors. Crit Care Med, 41(2), 405-13, 2013.

Thomas, GS, Voros, S, McPherson, JA, Lansky, AJ, Winn, ME, Bateman, TM, Elashoff, MR, Lieu, HD, Johnson, AM, Daniels, SE, Ladapo, JA, Phelps, CE, Douglas, PS, Rosenberg, S. A blood-based gene expression test for obstructive coronary artery disease tested in symptomatic nondiabetic patients referred for myocardial perfusion imaging the COMPASS study. Circ Cardiovasc Genet, 6(2), 154-62, 2013.

Brener, SJ, Mintz, GS, Cristea, E, Weisz, G, Maehara, A, McPherson, JA, Marso, SP, Farhat, N, Botker, HE, Dressler, O, Xu, K, Templin, B, Zhang, Z, Lansky, AJ, de Bruyne, B, Serruys, PW, Stone, GW. Characteristics and clinical significance of angiographically mild lesions in acute coronary syndromes. JACC Cardiovasc Imaging, 5(3 Suppl), S86-94, 2012.

Collins, SP, Lindsell, CJ, Jenkins, CA, Harrell, FE, Fermann, GJ, Miller, KF, Roll, SN, Sperling, MI, Maron, DJ, Naftilan, AJ, McPherson, JA, Weintraub, NL, Sawyer, DB, Storrow, AB. Risk stratification in acute heart failure: rationale and design of the STRATIFY and DECIDE studies. Am Heart J, 164(6), 825-34, 2012.

Collins, SP, Lindsell, CJ, Yealy, DM, Maron, DJ, Naftilan, AJ, McPherson, JA, Storrow, AB. A comparison of criterion standard methods to diagnose acute heart failure. Congest Heart Fail, 18(5), 262-71, 2012.

Dresen, WF, Wells, QS, Maron, DJ, McPherson, JA. Therapeutic procedures for coronary vasospasm-induced polymorphic ventricular tachycardia. Ther Adv Cardiovasc Dis, 6(3), 115-21, 2012.

Fermann, GJ, Lindsell, CJ, Storrow, AB, Hart, K, Sperling, M, Roll, S, Weintraub, NL, Miller, KF, Maron, DJ, Naftilan, AJ, McPherson, JA, Sawyer, DB, Christenson, R, Collins, SP. Galectin 3 complements BNP in risk stratification in acute heart failure. Biomarkers, 17(8), 706-13, 2012.

Henry-Okafor, Q, Collins, SP, Jenkins, CA, Miller, KF, Maron, DJ, Naftilan, AJ, Weintraub, N, Fermann, GJ, McPherson, J, Menon, S, Sawyer, DB, Storrow, AB. Soluble ST2 as a Diagnostic and Prognostic Marker for Acute Heart Failure Syndromes. Open Biomark J, 2012(5), 1-8, 2012.

Hollenbeck, RD, Wells, Q, Pollock, J, Kelley, MB, Wagner, CE, Cash, ME, Scott, C, Burns, K, Jones, I, Fredi, JL, McPherson, JA. Implementation of a standardized pathway for the treatment of cardiac arrest patients using therapeutic hypothermia: "CODE ICE". Crit Pathw Cardiol, 11(3), 91-8, 2012.

Janz, DR, Hollenbeck, RD, Pollock, JS, McPherson, JA, Rice, TW. Hyperoxia is associated with increased mortality in patients treated with mild therapeutic hypothermia after sudden cardiac arrest. Crit Care Med, 40(12), 3135-9, 2012.

McPherson, JA, Maehara, A, Weisz, G, Mintz, GS, Cristea, E, Mehran, R, Foster, M, Verheye, S, Rabbani, L, Xu, K, Fahy, M, Templin, B, Zhang, Z, Lansky, AJ, de Bruyne, B, Serruys, PW, Stone, GW. Residual plaque burden in patients with acute coronary syndromes after successful percutaneous coronary intervention. JACC Cardiovasc Imaging, 5(3 Suppl), S76-85, 2012.

Pulley, JM, Denny, JC, Peterson, JF, Bernard, GR, Vnencak-Jones, CL, Ramirez, AH, Delaney, JT, Bowton, E, Brothers, K, Johnson, K, Crawford, DC, Schildcrout, J, Masys, DR, Dilks, HH, Wilke, RA, Clayton, EW, Shultz, E, Laposata, M, McPherson, J, Jirjis, JN, Roden, DM. Operational implementation of prospective genotyping for personalized medicine: the design of the Vanderbilt PREDICT project. Clin Pharmacol Ther, 92(1), 87-95, 2012.

Rosenberg, S, Elashoff, MR, Lieu, HD, Brown, BO, Kraus, WE, Schwartz, RS, Voros, S, Ellis, SG, Waksman, R, McPherson, JA, Lansky, AJ, Topol, EJ, , . Whole blood gene expression testing for coronary artery disease in nondiabetic patients: major adverse cardiovascular events and interventions in the PREDICT trial. J Cardiovasc Transl Res, 5(3), 366-74, 2012.

Xu, Y, Mintz, GS, Tam, A, McPherson, JA, I??iguez, A, Fajadet, J, Fahy, M, Weisz, G, De Bruyne, B, Serruys, PW, Stone, GW, Maehara, A. Prevalence, distribution, predictors, and outcomes of patients with calcified nodules in native coronary arteries: a 3-vessel intravascular ultrasound analysis from Providing Regional Observations to Study Predictors of Events in the Coronary Tree (PROSPECT). Circulation, 126(5), 537-45, 2012.

Fong, PP, Jackson, EB, Churchwell, KB, Steaban, R, Starmer, JM, Johnson, DC, McNeil, JD, Klint, ZW, Scalf, SL, Parsons, CM, Cortez, S, Christensen, D, French, T, McPherson, JA. Acute coronary syndrome pathways: alignment with a bundled care reimbursement model. Crit Pathw Cardiol, 10(1), 1-8, 2011.

Stone GW, Maehara A, Lansky AJ, de Bruyne B, Cristea E, Mintz GS, Mehran R, McPherson J, Farhat N, Marso SP, Parise H, Templin B, White R, Zhang Z, Serruys PW. A Prospective Natural History Study of Coronary Atherosclerosis.. New England Journal of Medicine, 364, 226-235, 2011.

Wagner, C, Fredi, J, Bick, J, McPherson, J. Monitoring myocardial recovery during induced hypothermia with a disposable monoplane TEE probe. Resuscitation, 82(3), 355-7, 2011.

Yu, SS, Ortega, RA, Reagan, BW, McPherson, JA, Sung, HJ, Giorgio, TD. Emerging applications of nanotechnology for the diagnosis and management of vulnerable atherosclerotic plaques. Wiley Interdiscip Rev Nanomed Nanobiotechnol, , , 2011.

Wang, G, Zhang, S, Joggerst, SJ, McPherson, J, Zhao, DX. Effects of the number and interval of balloon inflations during primary PCI on the extent of myocardial injury in patients with STEMI: does postconditioning exist in real-world practice. J Invasive Cardiol, 21(9), 451-5, 2009.

Zhao, DX, Leacche, M, Balaguer, JM, Boudoulas, KD, Damp, JA, Greelish, JP, Byrne, JG, , , Ahmad, RM, Ball, SK, Cleator, JH, Deegan, RJ, Eagle, SS, Fong, PP, Fredi, JL, Hoff, SJ, Jennings, HS, McPherson, JA, Piana, RN, Pretorius, M, Robbins, MA, Slosky, DA, Thompson, A. Routine intraoperative completion angiography after coronary artery bypass grafting and 1-stop hybrid revascularization results from a fully integrated hybrid catheterization laboratory/operating room. J Am Coll Cardiol, 53(3), 232-41, 2009.

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