Emil Missov, MD, PhD

Emil Missov, MD, PhD
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University of Minnesota Health Heart Care - Minneapolis
Clinics and Surgery Center
909 Fulton St. SE
Floor 3
Minneapolis MN 55455

Philosophy of Care:

I have a strong commitment to patient care delivered in a compassionate and supportive environment. I involve patients in the decision-making process, as I believe that successful treatment can only be achieved in a strong patient physician partnership.

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Teacher of the Year 2007, 2010

Top 10 Physicians 2008

Bart B, Cen Y, Hendel R, Lee R Marwick T, Missov E, Bachour F, Herzog C. Comparison of dobutamine stress echocardiography, dobutamine SPECT, and adenosine SPECT myocardial perfusion imaging in patients with end-stage renal disease. J Nucl Cardiol. 2009; 16: 507-515.

Slaughter MS, Rogers JG, Milano CA, Russell SD, Conte JV, Fledman D, Sun B, Tatooles AJ, Delgado RM 3rd, Long JW, Wozinak TC, Ghumman W, Farrar DJ, Frazier OH: HeartMate II investigators. Advanced heart failure treated with continuous-flow left ventricular device. N Engl J Med 2009; 361: 2241-2251.

Apostolidou I, Sweeney M, Missov E, Joyce L, John R, Prielipp R. Acute left atrial thrombus after recombinant factor VIIa administration during left ventricular assist device implantation in a patient with heparin-induced thrombocytopenia. Anesth Analg 2008; 106: 404-408.

Latini R, Masson S, Anand I, Missov E, Carlson M, Vago T, Barlera S, Angelici G, Maggioni A, Tongnoni G, Cohn J. The prognostic value of very low plasma concentrations of troponin T in patients with stable chronic heart failure. Circulation 2007; 116: 1242-1249.

Missov E, Rider J, Miller L. Biomarkers of necrosis in patients with CHF. In: Morrow D, editor. Cardiac Biomarkers in the Management of Cardiovascular Disease. Totowa, NJ: Humana Press; 2006; pp 119-128.

Missov E, Miller L. Monitoring congestive heart failure with natriuretic peptides. In: Wu A editor. Cardiac Markers, 2nd edition. Totowa, NJ: Humana Press; 2003; pp 397-409.

Missov E, De Marco T. Clinical insights on the use of highly sensitive cardiac troponin assays. Clin Chim Acta 1999; 284:175-185.

Missov E, Mair J, A novel biochemical approach to congestive heart failure: cardiac troponin T. Am Heart J 1999; 138:95-99.

Missov E, Boularan AM, Bonifacj C, Descomps B, Chaptal PA, Albat B. Prognostic value of myocardial lactate dehydrogenase subunit ratio in heart transplant recipients. J Heart Lung Transplant 1998;17:959-968.

Missov E, Calzolari C, Pau, B, Circulating cardiac troponin I in severe congestive heart failure. Circulation 1997;96:2953-2958.

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