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Mukherjee Lab

 Principal Investigator: Monica Mukherjee, MD, MPH

Research Focus

  • Right Ventricular Dysfunction in Systemic Sclerosis Utilizing Speckle-Based Strain
  • Early Detection of Occult Right Ventricular Dysfunction in Systemic Sclerosis

Active Projects

  • Echocardiography
  • Speckle Tracking Echocardiography



Selected Bibliography

  • Mukherjee M, Chung SE, Ton VK, Hummers LK, Wigley FM, Abraham TP, Shah AA. Unique Abnormalities in Right Ventricular Longitudinal Strain in Systemic Sclerosis Patients. Circulation Cardiovascular Imaging. 2016 Jun;9(6)
  • Mukherjee M, Sharma K, Madrazo JA, Tedford RJ, Russell SD, Hays AG. Right Sided Heart Dysfunction In Heart Failure With Preserved Ejection Fraction And Worsening Renal Function. American Heart Journal, 2017 July
  • Mukherjee M, Mehta NK, Connolly J, Dusaj RS, Choi BG, Katz RJ, Lewis JF. Pulmonary Hypertension in Hypertensive Patients: Association with Diastolic Dysfunction and Increased Pulmonary Vascular Resistance. Echocardiography 2014 Apr;31(4):442-8
  • Mukherjee M, Abraham TP. 2014. ""Assessment of Diastolic Function"" in Lang RM, Goldstein SA, Kronzon I, Mor-Avi V, Khandheria BK Dynamic Echocardiography 2nd Edition. Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier
  • Choi BG, Mukherjee M, Dala P, Young HA, Tracy CM, Katz RJ, Lewis JL. Interpretation of Remotely Downloaded Pocket-Size Cardiac Ultrasound Images on a Web-Enabled Smartphone: Validation against Workstation Evaluation. Journal American Society of Echocardiography 2011;24(12):1325-30
  • Mercurio V, Mukherjee M, Tedford RJ, Zamanian RT, Khair RM, Sato T, Minai OA, Torres F, Girgis RE, Chin K, Damico R, Kolb TM, Mathai SC, Hassoun PM. Improvement in Right Ventricular Strain with Ambrisentan and Tadalafil Upfront Therapy in Scleroderma Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2017 Jun 29

  • Mukherjee M, Mercurio V, Tedford RJ, Shah AA, Hsu S, Mullin CJ, Sato T, Damico R, Kolb TM, Mathai SC, Hassoun PM. Right Ventricular Longitudinal Strain is Diminished in Systemic Sclerosis Compared to Idiopathic Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension. Eur Respir J. 2017.