Venkata M. Alla, MB,BS
Venkata M. Alla, MB,BS

Venkata M. Alla, MB,BS

Associate Professor
Program Director, Cardiology
School of Medicine

Academic Appointments

Department

  • Medicine

Position

  • Associate Professor

Education

  • Osmania Medical College,MBBS,1994-2000

Certifications

INTERNAL MEDICINE
ADULT CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASES
COMPREHENSIVE ADULT ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY
CERTIFICATION BOARD OF NUCLEAR CARDIOLOGY

Publications and Presentations

Articles

  • Smer A, Alla V, Chandraprakasam S, Abuzaid A, Saurav A, Holmberg MJ. Saphenous Venous Graft Pseudoaneurysm: A Review of the Literature. Journal of Cardiac Surgery 2015:30:70-73, Journal of Cardiovascular Surgery, 30, 70-73, 2015
  • Saurav A, Alla V, Kaushik M, Hunter C and Mooss A - Outcomes of mitral valve repair compared to replacement in patients undergoing concomitant aortic valve surgery: A meta-analysis of observational studies. European Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2015 Sep;48(3):347-53. doi: 10.1093/ejcts/ezu421. Epub 2014 Nov 5., European J Cardiothor Surg, 48, 347-53, 2015
  • Chandraprakasam Satish, Alla Venkata M., Mooss Aryan N., Hunter Claire B., Dobutamine Stress Testing Induced Transient Cardiomyopathy: A Systematic Review, International Journal of Cardiology (2014), doi: 10.1016/j.ijchv.2014.07.005, International Journal of Cardiology, 10, 2014
  • Gangi RP, Akinapelli A, Koneru S, Matta A, Vallabhajosyula S, Bellamkonda P, Alla VM, Mooss A, Nair C, Holmberg MJ, Sugimoto J. Impact of mitral annular calcification on outcomes of aortic valve surgery. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2014 4/1;63(12, Supplement):A2010., J American College of Cardiology, 1, 63, 2014
  • Aboeata AS, Sontineni SP, Alla VM, Esterbrooks DJ. Coronary artery ectasia: current concepts and interventions. Front Biosci (Elite Ed). 2012 Jan 1;4:300-10.
  • Alla VM, Kanuri S, Bansal O, Reddy YM, Kaushik M, Esterbrooks D, Mooss A. Number of shocks during elective cardioversion predicts long term recurrence of atrial fibrillation. Int J Cardiol. 2012 JUL 26;158(3):451-

  • Alla VM, Koneru S, Hunter C, Mooss A. LGE and the Risk of Sudden Death in HCM. Jacc-Cardiovascular Imaging. 2012 JUL;5(7):761-2.

  • Denazareth AG, Alla VM, Lanspa SJ. Massive gastric distension from chronic intestinal pseudo-obstruction. - West J Emerg Med.2012 Feb;13(1):106-7.(1936-9018 (Electronic); 1936-900X
  • 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
  • Alla V, Agrawal V, DeNazareth A, Mohiuddin S, Ravilla S, Rendell M. A Reappraisal of the Risks and Benefits of Treating to Target with Cholesterol Lowering Drugs. Drugs. 2013 07/01;73(10):1025-54

  • Chandraprakasam S, Alla VM, Mooss AN, Hunter CB. Dobutamine stress testing induced transient cardiomyopathy: A systematic review. IJC Heart & Vessels(0).
     

  • Saurav A, Alla VM, Kaushik M, Hunter CC, Mooss AV. Outcomes of mitral valve repair compared with replacement in patients undergoing concomitant aortic valve surgery: a meta-analysis of observational studies. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2014 Nov 5.
     

  • Saurav A, Alla VM, Kaushik M, Hunter CC, Mooss AV. Outcomes of mitral valve repair compared with replacement in patients undergoing concomitant aortic valve surgery: a meta-analysis of observational studies. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2015 09;48(3):347-53.
     

  • Saurav A, Kaushik M, Mahesh Alla V, White MD, Satpathy R, Lanspa T Mooss AN, Del Core MG. Comparison of percutaneous device closure versus surgical closure of peri-membranous ventricular septal defects: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2015 11/15;86(6):1048-56.
     

  • Smer A, Alla V, Chandraprakasam S, Abuzaid A, Saurav A, Holmberg J. Saphenous venous graft pseudoaneurysm: a review of the literature. J Card Surg. 2015 Jan;30(1):70-3.
     

  • Smer A, Mahfood Haddad T, Alla V. The Authors Reply: further consideration in evaluation of right ventricular infarction. Am J Emerg Med. 2015 Jun;33(6):836-7.
     

  • Aggarwal S, Loomba R, Gupta N, Kanmanthareddy A, Kaushik M, Alla V, Hunter C, Mooss A, Arora R, Esterbrooks D. Impact of atrial fibrillation on outcomes and cost in patients undergoing transcatheter aortic valve replacement. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2016;67(13):253-253.
     
  • Kanmanthareddy A, Aggarwal S, Saurav A, Koduri H, Pandya J, Akinapelli A, Azzouz MS, White M, Kaushik M, Esterbrooks D, Del Core M, Hunter C, Mooss A, Alla V. Nationwide trends in pulmonary artery endarterectomy for chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2016;67(13):2044-2044

  • Loomba RS, Aggarwal S, Buelow M, Nijhawan K, Gupta N, Alla V, Arora RR. Acute myocardial infarction in adult congenital patients with bodily isomerism. Congenit Heart Dis. 2016;11(6):548-553. PMID: 26879777
     

  • Loomba RS, Aggarwal S, Gupta N, Buelow M, Alla V, Arora RR, Anderson RH. Arrhythmias in adult congenital patients with bodily isomerism. Pediatr Cardiol. 2016;37(2):330-337. PMID: 26481118
     

Publications

  • Alla V, Koneru S, Reddy M, Fernandes J, Lakkireddy D, Hunter C, Mooss, A. Delayed Contrast Enhancement on Cardiac Mri and Risk of Clinically Significant Ventricular Arrhythmias in Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy: a Meta-Analysis of Observational Studies. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2012 MAR 27;59(13):E1225
  • Kaushik M, Saurav A, Smer A, Alla VM, Khan S, Madan R, Holmberg MJ, Mohiuddin, S.  Epicardial Adipose Tissue as Assessed by Echocardiography and Incident Cardiac Disease. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2012 MAR 27;59(13):E1159
  • Saurav A, Alla VM, Koneru S, Kaushik M, Hunter C, Mooss AV. Abstract 12788: Outcomes of Concomitant Mitral Valve Repair Compared to Replacement in Patients Undergoing Aortic Valve Surgery: A Meta-analysis of Observational Studies. Circulation. 2012 November 02;126(21 Supplement):A12788
  • Kaushik M, Saurav A, Alla V, Chandraprakasam S, Deshmukh A, Mooss A, Del Coe MG, Esterbrooks DJ. Impact of Time to Percutaneous Revascularization on Outcomes of Patients with ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction at Risk of Right Ventricular Infarction: Abstract A-033. Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions. 2013;81:S8
  • Kaushik M, Vallabhajosyula S, Saurav A, Alla V, Deshmukh A, Esterbrooks D, Mooss A, White M, Lanspa T. Hybrid Strategy of Percutaneous Coronary Intervention and Carotid Artery Stenting in the Management of Coronary and Carotid Artery Disease: A Systematic Analysis: Abstract B-024. Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions. 2013;81:S55
  • Kaushik M, Vallabhajosyula S, Saurav A, Alla V, Deshmukh A, Esterbrooks D, Mooss A, White M, Lanspa T. Hybrid Strategy of Percutaneous Coronary Intervention and Carotid Artery Stenting in the Management of Coronary and Carotid Artery Disease: A Systematic Analysis: Abstract B-024. Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions. 2013;81:S55
  • Kaushik M, Alla VM, Kaja AK, Kandasamy VV, Lanspa T, White MD. TCT-832 Utility of Newer Oral Anticoagulants in High Risk Acute Coronary Syndromes: A Meta-analysis. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2013 10/29;62(18, Supplement 1):B251
  • Kaushik M, Saurav A, Chandraprakasam S, Alla V, Deshmukh A, Del Core M, Mooss A, Esterbrooks D. COMPARISON OF OUTCOMES OF PATIENTS PRESENTING WITH INFERIOR STEMI WITH PROXIMAL AND DISTAL RIGHT CORONARY ARTERY OBSTRUCTION. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2013 3/12;61(10, Supplement):E89
  • Kaushik M, Vallabhajosyula S, Saurav A, Deshmukh A, Abuzetun J, Alla V, White MD, Mooss A, Lanspa T. SAFETY AND FEASIBILITY OF SAME–DAY PCI AND CAROTID ARTERY STENTING. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2013 3/12;61(10, Supplement):E1748
  • Vallakati A, Reddy M, Alla V, Janga P, Atkins D, Bommana S, Lakkiredy D. Impact of Gender on Outcome after Atrial Fibrillation Ablation: A Meta-Analysis. Journal of the American College of Cardiology. 2013;61(10):E388

  • Kaushik M, Vallabhajosyula S, Saurav A, Deshmukh A, Abuzetun J, Alla V, White MD, Mooss A, Lanspa T. SAFETY AND FEASIBILITY OF SAME–DAY PCI AND CAROTID ARTERY STENTING. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2013 3/12;61(10, Supplement):E1748.
     

  • Vallakati A, Reddy M, Alla V, Janga P, Atkins D, Bommana S, Lakkiredy D. Impact of Gender on Outcome after Atrial Fibrillation Ablation: A Meta-Analysis. Journal of the American College of Cardiology. 2013;61(10):E388.
     
  • Gangi RP, Akinapelli A, Koneru S, Matta A, Vallabhajosyula S, Bellamkonda P, Alla V, Mooss A, Nair C, Holmberg M, Sugimoto J. IMPACT OF MITRAL ANNULAR CALCIFICATION ON OUTCOMES OF AORTIC VALVE SURGERY. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2014 4/1;63(12, Supplement):A2010
  • Gangi RP, Akinapelli A, Koneru S, Matta A, Vallabhajosyula S, Bellamkonda P, Alla V, Mooss A, Nair C, Holmberg M, Sugimoto J. IMPACT OF MITRAL ANNULAR CALCIFICATION ON OUTCOMES OF AORTIC VALVE SURGERY. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2014 4/1;63(12, Supplement):A2010
  • Gangi RP, Alla V, Esterbrooks D, Mohiuddin S, Hunter W. NON VALVULAR PAPILLARY FIBROELASTOMA IN A PATIENT WITH RHEUMATIC MITRAL STENOSIS: INSIGHTS INTO ETIOPATHOGNESIS. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2014 4/1;63(12, Supplement):A703

  • Gorthi JR, Alla V, Kaja A, Akinapelli A, Kandasamy V, Hunter C, Mooss A. UTILITY OF IODINE-123-METAIODOBENZYLGUANIDINE IMAGING IN PREDICTING CLINICALLY RELEVANT VENTRICULAR ARRHYTHMIAS IN PATIENTS WITH SYSTOLIC HEART FAILURE: A SYSTEMATIC REVIEW. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2014 4/1;63(12, Supplement):A1120.
     

  • Aggarwal S, Loomba RS, Gupta N, Agarwal A, Aggarwal G, Alla VM, Kaushik M, Hunter C, Mohiuddin S, Esterbrooks D, Arora R, Mooss, A. Prevalence of Cardiovascular Events in Patients with Cancer: Analysis of 12-Year Data from National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 1999-2010. Journal of General Internal Medicine. 2015 APR;30:S235-.
     

  • Ayan M, Saurav A, Kabach A, Smer A, Salih M, Abuzaid A, Azzouz MS, Akinapelli A, Aggarwal S, El Khashab M, Alla VM. Impact of Diabetes Mellitus on Graft Patency following Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery: a Propensity Score Analysis. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2015 OCT 13;66(15):B110-.
     
  • Kanmanthareddy AK, Buddam AR, Alla VM, Reddy M, Hunter C, Lakkireddy D, Lilly SM. Drug Eluting Balloons Versus Balloon Angioplasty in Femoropopliteal and Infrapopliteal Vascular Disease Interventions: A Meta-analysis of Randomized Controlled Studies. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2015 OCT 13;66(15):B61-2

  • Kanmanthareddy AK, Buddam AR, Reddy M, Narayanan MA, Yarlagadda V, Alla VM, Hunter C. Lakkireddy D. Catheter Ablation of Ventricular Tachycardia in Patients with Structural Heart Disease - A Meta-analysis. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2015 OCT 13;66(15):B303-.
     

  • Kanmanthareddy A, Buddam A, Reddy M, Afzal M, Gunda S, Hunter C, Alla V, Atkins D. Larrireddy D.. Efficacy and Safety of Transcatheter Left Atrial Appendage Ligation with Lariat: a Meta-Analysis. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2015 MAR 17;65(10):A435-.
     

  • Lavu M, Kaja A, Reddy AK, Thimmisetty R, Kandasamy VV, Hunter C, Moss A. Alla V. Ventricular Arrhythmias in Hospitalized Hfpef Patients. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2015 MAR 17;65(10):A409-.
     

  • Smer A, Anantha Narayanan M, Mahfood Haddad T, Devineni H, Alla V. Cocaine-induced isolated right ventricular infarction. Am J Emerg Med. 2015 Jul;33(7):989.e1,989.e3.
     
  • Kanmanthareddy A, Lilly S, Alla V, White M, Balmuri A, Hunter C, Kaushik M, Esterbrooks D, Mooss A, Del Core M. Culprit versus multi-vessel percutaneous intervention in ST elevation myocardial infarction patients with cardiogenic shock: Meta-analysis. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2016;67(13):660-660

  • Mahfood Haddad T, Hamdeh S, Kanmanthareddy A, Alla VM. Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease and the risk of clinical cardiovascular events: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Diabetes Metab Syndr. 2016. PMID: 28017631
     

  • Saurav A, Smer A, Akinapelli A, Kanmanthareddy A, Azzouz M, Kaushik M, Agarwal H, White M, Alla VM, Hunter CC, Mohiuddin S, Delcore M, Mooss A, Esterbrooks D. TCT-816 trend of utilization & procedural outcomes of endomyocardial biopsy in United States: A nationwide inpatient sample based study. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2016;68(18S):B330-B331. PMID: 27970207
     

  • Saurav A, Bellamkonda P, Akinapelli A, Smer A, Gangi RP, Kaushik M, Alla V, Hunter C, Mooss A. Mitral annular calcification and risk of stroke in severe aortic stenosis: A propensity score analysis. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2016;67(13):2234-2234.
     

General


  • Kanmanthareddy AK, Buddam AR, Reddy M, Alla VM, Hunter C, Lakkireddy D. Uninterrupted Novel Oral Anticoagulants and Warfarin Use for Peri-procedural Anticoagulation during Atrial Fibrillation Ablation. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2015 OCT 13;66(15):B82-3.
     

Presentations

  • Solving the Rubik’s Cube of Competencies, Milestones and EPAs: New paradigms in Training the next generation of Cardiologists. Cardiology Grand Rounds, 2015
  • Saurabh Aggrawal, Venkata M Alla - Everolimus versus mycophenolate for cardiac transplantation. American Heart Association – November 15 – 19, 2014. Chicago, IL., 2014
  • S Chandraprakasam, VM Alla, AN Mooss, CB Hunter. (June 25-29, 2014). Systematic Review of Dobutamine Stress Testing Induced Stress Cardiomyopathy. American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin. San Antonio, TX. Poster presentation., 2014
  • Manu Kaushik, Alok Saurav, Senthil Thambidorai, Kyle G Ulveling, Sushma Koneru, Caroline Nubel, Venkata M Alla, Jeff Holmberg, Aryan Mooss, Syed M Mohiuddin. (June 20 – 24, 2014). Large Pericardial Effusion associated with severe Pulmonary Hypertension - Clinical Predictors of Aortic Atherosclerosis: A Prospective Study Using Trans-Esophageal Echocardiography. American Society of Echocardiography. Portland, OR. Poster presentation., 2014
  • Alok Saurav, Venkata M Alla, Clint J Oommen, Prakash Suryanarayana, Kwan Lee, Manu Kaushik, Michael Del Core - Effect of Cilostazol on Restenosis Rate and Target Lesion Revascularization in Femoro-Popliteal Endovascular Intervention: A Meta-Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials. The Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions – May 28-31, 2014., 2014
  • Manu Kaushik, Alok Saurav, Venkata M Alla, Michael Del Core, Aryan Mooss, Dennis Esterbrooks - Impact of Chronic Lung Disease on Outcomes of Patients with Inferior Myocardial Infarction at Risk of Right Ventricular Infarction. The Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions – May 28-31, 2014., 2014
  • Saurabh Agrawal, Venkata M Alla - Multidetector computed tomography versus 2-dimensional transesophageal echocardiography for transcatheter aortic valve replacement. The Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions – May 28-31, 2014., 2014
  • Ratna Priya Gangi, Venkata Mahesh Alla. (March 29 – 31, 2014). Papillary fibroelastoma in a patient with rheumatic mitral valve stenosis. American College of Cardiology Meeting. Washington, DC., 2014