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Brian P. Cupps, PhD

  • Research Associate Professor

Medical School

Ph.D., Texas A&M University, 1994

Research Interests

Left ventricular remodeling in aortic insufficiency
3D myocardial strain vectors in ischemic heart disease

Selected Publications

Voeller RK, Aziz A, Maniar HS, Ufere NN, Taggar AK, Bernabe NJ Jr, Cupps BP, Moon MR. Differential modulation of right ventricular strain and right atrial mechanics in mild vs.severe pressure overload. American Journal of Physiology. 2011;301(6):H2362-2371.

Lawton JS, Cupps BP, Knutsen AK, Ma N, Brady BD, Reynolds LM, et al. Magnetic resonance imaging detects significant sex differences in human myocardial strain. Biomed Eng Online. 2011;10(1):76.

Singh GK, Cupps B, Pasque M, Woodard PK, Holland MR, Ludomirsky A. Accuracy and reproducibility of strain by speckle tracking in pediatric subjects with normal heart and single ventricle physiology: a two-dimensional speckle-tracking echocardiography and magnetic resonance imaging correlative study. J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 2010 Nov; 23(11):1143-52.

Cupps BP, Taggar AK, Reynolds LM, Lawton JS, Pasque MK. Regional myocardial contractile function: multiparametric strain mapping. Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg. 2010 Jun; 10(6):953-7.

Joseph S, Moazami N, Cupps BP, Howells A, Craddock H, Ewald G, Rogers JG, Pasque MK. Magnetic Resonance Imaging-based Multiparametric Strain Analysis and Regional Contractile Heterogeneity in Patients With Dilated Cardiomyopathy. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2009;28:388–94.

Cupps BP, Bree DR, Wollmuth JR, Howells AC, Voeller RK, Rogers JG, Pasque MK. Myocardial viability mapping by magnetic resonance-based multiparametric systolic strain analysis. Ann Thorac Surg. 2008; 86(5):1546-1553.

Wollmuth JR, Bree DR, Cupps BP, et al. Left ventricular wall stress in patients with severe aortic insufficiency with finite element analysis. Ann Thorac Surg. 2006;82(3):840-6.

Bree D, Wollmuth JR, Cupps BP, Krock MD, Howells A, Rogers J, Moazami N and Pasque MK. Low-dose dobutamine tissue-tagged magnetic resonance imaging with 3-dimensional strain analysis allows assessment of myocardial viability in patients with ischemic cardiomyopathy. Circulation 2006;114:I-33 – I-36.

de las Fuentes L, Soto PF, Cupps BP, Pasque MK, Herrero P, Gropler RJ, Waggoner AD, Davila-Roman VG. Hypertensive left ventricular hypertrophy is associated with abnormal myocardial fatty acid metabolism and myocardial efficiency. J Nucl Cardiol 2006;13:369-77.

Pomerantz BJ, Wollmuth JR, Krock MD, Cupps BP, Moustakidis P, Kouchoukos NT, Davila-Roman VG, Pasque MK. Myocardial Systolic Strain is Decreased Following Aortic Valve Replacement in Patients with Aortic Insufficiency. Ann Thorac Surg 2005;80(6):2186-92.

Cupps BP, Pomerantz BJ, Krock MD, Villard J, Rogers J, Moazami N and Pasque MK. Principal Strain Orientation in the Normal Human Left Ventricle. Ann Thorac Surg 2005;79:1338-43.

Maniar HS, Cupps BP, Potter DD, Moustakidis P, Camillo CJ, Chu CS, Pasque MK, Sundt TM. Ventricular Function After Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting: Evaluation By Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Myocardial Strain Analysis. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2004 Jul;128(1):76-82.

Moustakidis P, Cupps BP, Pomerantz BJ, Scheri RP, Kates AM, Gropler RJ, Pasque MK, Sundt III TM. Noninvasive, quantitative assessment of ventricular function in ischemic cardiomyopathy. Journal of Surgical Research. 2004 Feb;116(2):187-196.

Cupps BP, Moustakidis P, Pomerantz BJ, Vedala G, Scheri RP, Kouchoukos NT, Davila-Roman VG, Pasque MK. Severe aortic insufficiency and normal systolic function: determining regional left ventricular wall stress by finite element analysis. Ann Thorac Surgery. 2003;76(3):668-675.

Moustakidis P, Maniar HS, Cupps BP, Absi T, Zheng J, Guccione JM, Sundt TM, Pasque MK. Altered left ventricular geometry changes the border zone temporal distribution of stress in an experimental model of left ventricular aneurysm: a finite element model study. Circulation. 2002 (Sept 24);106(12 Suppl 1):I168-I175.

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