Hussam S. Abuissa, MB,BS
Hussam S. Abuissa, MB,BS

Hussam S. Abuissa, MB,BS

Associate Professor
School of Medicine

Academic Appointments


  • Medicine


  • Associate Professor

Publications and Presentations


  • Smer A, Salih M, Darrat YH, Saadi A, Guddeti R, Mahfood Haddad T, Kabach A, Ayan M, Saurav A, Abuissa H, Elayi CS. Meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials on atrial fibrillation ablation in patients with heart failure with reduced ejection fraction. Clin Cardiol. 2018 Nov;41(11):1430-1438, Clinical Cardiology, 41;11, 1430-38, 2018
  • Smer A, Saurav A, Azzouz MS, Salih M, Ayan M, Abuzaid A, Akinapelli A, Kanmanthareddy A, Rosenfeld LE, Merchant FM, Abuissa H. Meta-analysis of Risk of Ventricular Arrhythmias After Improvement in Left Ventricular Ejection Fraction During Follow-Up in Patients With Primary Prevention Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillators. Am J Cardiol. 2017 Jul 15;120(2):279-286, American Journal of Cardiology, 120;2, 279-86, 2017
  • Smer A, Saurav A, Azzouz MS, Salih M, Ayan M, Abuzaid A, Akinapelli A, Kanmanthareddy A, Rosenfeld LE, Merchant FM, Abuissa H. Meta-analysis of risk of ventricular arrhythmias after improvement in left ventricular ejection fraction during follow-up in patients with primary prevention implantable cardioverter defibrillators. Am J Cardiol. 2017. PMID: 285232777
     , American Journal of Cardiology, 2017

  • Aiman Smer, Rebecca Dietz, Hussam Abuissa. Repetitive Non-Reentrant Ventriculo-Atrial Synchrony Induced Atrial Fibrillation Terminated with Inappropriate Shock. Indian Pacing and Electrophysiology Journal. 2016;16: 139-144.
     , Indian Pacing and Electrophysiology Journal, 16, 139-44, 2016
  • Saurav A, Smer A, Abuzaid A, Bansal O, Abuissa H. Premature ventricular contraction-induced cardiomyopathy. Clin Cardiol. 2015 Apr;38(4):251-8.
     , Clinical Cardiology, 2015 Apr;38(4), 251-8, 2015

  • Deshmukh A, Ulveling K, Alla V, Abuissa H, Airey K. Prolonged QTc Interval and Torsades de Pointes Induced by Citalopram. Texas Heart Institute Journal. 2012 FEB;39(1):68-70.

    , Texas Heart Institute Journal, Feb 2012, 68-70, 2012


  • Kadri AN, Abuamsha H, Nusairat L, Kadri N, Abuissa H, Masri A, Hernandez AV. Causes and Predictors of 30-Day Readmission in Patients With Syncope/Collapse: A Nationwide Cohort Study. J Am Heart Assoc. 2018 Sep 18;7(18):e009746.
     , Journal of Amerian Heart Society, 7:18, 2018
  • Smer A, Alla VM, Abuissa H. A 50-year-old man with incidental cardiac mass. Heart. 2017;103(3):189-2016-310337. Epub 2016 Sep 15. PMID:27634409
     , Heart, 2016

  • Saurav A, Smer A, Azzouz MS, Abuissa H, Hunter C. Impact of Non-apical Right Ventricular Lead Placement on Left Ventricular Reverse Remodeling and Inter-ventricular Dys-synchrony in Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy: A Meta-analysis. J Card Fail. 2015 AUG;21(8):S43-.
     , Journal of Cardiac Failure, 2015

  • Abuzetun J, Burrns T, Hvass L, El Khashab M, McCashland D, Abuissa H, Airey K. Management of Stroke Risk in Patients Diagnosed With Atrial Fibrillation in a Tertiary Care Center. CHEST Journal. 2012 October 1;142(4_MeetingAbstracts):109A-.
     , Chest, 2012


  • Dept of Medicine Grand Rounds
    CU School of Medicine
    "iFib: Are We There Yet?", 2019