Bader Alhafez

Bader Alhafez , MD

Clinical Instructor

Education

Medical Degree: University of Damascus Faculty of Medicine

Residency, Internal Medicine: University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, TX

Publications

Peer Reviewed Publications

Chen, Luxi; Olojo, Temitayo; Alhafez, Bader Aldeen (2021. ) Invasive nontyphoidal Salmonella infection in a patient with Roux-en-Y gastric bypass and gastrostomy tube: a case report.Journal of medical case reports, , 15 (1 ) ,389 More Information

daSilva-deAbreu, Adrian; Alhafez, Bader Aldeen; Lavie, Carl J; Milani, Richard V; Ventura, Hector O (2021. ) Interactions of hypertension, obesity, left ventricular hypertrophy, and heart failure.Current opinion in cardiology, , 36 (4 ) ,453-460 More Information

daSilva-deAbreu, Adrian; Alhafez, Bader Aldeen; Curbelo-Pena, Yuhamy; Lavie, Carl J; Ventura, Hector O; Loro-Ferrer, Juan Francisco; Mandras, Stacy A (2021. ) Bariatric Surgery in Patients with Obesity and Ventricular Assist Devices Considered for Heart Transplantation: Systematic Review and Individual Participant Data Meta-analysis.Journal of cardiac failure, , 27 (3 ) ,338-348 More Information

daSilva-deAbreu, Adrian; Garikapati, Kiran; Alhafez, Bader Aldeen; Desai, Sapna; Eiswirth, Clement; Krim, Selim; Patel, Hamang; Ventura, Hector O; Lavie, Carl J; Loro-Ferrer, Juan Francisco; Mandras, Stacy A (2021. ) Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy in Patients with Obesity and Ventricular Assist Devices: a Comprehensive Outcome Analysis.Obesity surgery, , 31 (2 ) ,884-890 More Information

daSilva-deAbreu, Adrian; Alhafez, Bader Aldeen; Patel, Hamang; Loro-Ferrer, Juan Francisco; Ventura, Hector O; Lavie, Carl J; Mandras, Stacy A (2020. ) Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy in Patients with Ventricular Assist Devices, Beyond Just Bridging to Heart Transplantation.Obesity surgery, , 30 (12 ) ,5123-5124 More Information

daSilva-deAbreu, Adrian; Garikapati, Kiran; Alhafez, Bader Aldeen; Desai, Sapna; Eiswirth, Clement; Krim, Selim; Patel, Hamang; Lavie, Carl J; Ventura, Hector O; Loro-Ferrer, Juan Francisco; Mandras, Stacy A (2020. ) Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy in obese patients with ventricular assist devices: a data note.BMC research notes, , 13 (1 ) ,439 More Information

daSilva-deAbreu, Adrian; Alhafez, Bader Aldeen; Curbelo-Pena, Yuhamy; Lavie, Carl J; Ventura, Hector O; Loro-Ferrer, Juan Francisco; Mandras, Stacy A (2020. ) Bariatric surgery in obese patients with ventricular assist devices.BMC research notes, , 13 (1 ) ,382 More Information

Nissen, Alexander P; Truong, Van Thi Thanh; Alhafez, Bader A; Puthumana, Jyothy J; Estrera, Anthony L; Body, Simon C; Prakash, Siddharth K (2020. ) Surgical repair of bicuspid aortopathy at small diameters: Clinical and institutional factors.The Journal of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery, , 159 (6 ) ,2216-2226.e2 More Information

daSilva-deAbreu, Adrian; Zhao, Yelin; Serauto-Canache, Astrid; Alhafez, Bader; Aribindi, Katyayini; Balan, Prakash; Loyalka, Pranav; Kaaaar, Biswajit; Smalling, Richard; Anderson, H Vernon; Dhoble, Abhijeet; Siepmann, Timo; Arain, Salman A (2019. ) Predictors and Prognostic Impact of In-hospital Bleeding after Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement According to BARC and VARC-2 Definitions.Brazilian journal of cardiovascular surgery, , 34 (6 ) ,788-790 More Information

Alhafez, Bader Aldeen; Truong, Van Thi Thanh; Ocazionez, Daniel; Sohrabi, Sahand; Sandhu, Harleen; Estrera, Anthony; Safi, Hazim J; Evangelista, Artur; Hurtado, Lydia Dux-Santoy; Guala, Andrea; Prakash, Siddharth K (2019. ) Aortic arch tortuosity, a novel biomarker for thoracic aortic disease, is increased in adults with bicuspid aortic valve.International journal of cardiology, , 284 ,84-89 More Information