Ajar Kochar, MD, MHS

Advanced Training Program
Start Year
2014

Education and Training

Medical School
Brown University

Residency
Johns Hopkins

Fellowship
Cardiovascular Disease, Duke University

Publications

Kochar, A, Al-Khalidi, HR, Hansen, SM, Shavadia, JS, Roettig, ML, Fordyce, CB, Doerfler, S, Gersh, BJ, Henry, TD, Berger, PB, Jollis, JG, and Granger, CB. "Delays in Primary Percutaneous Coronary Intervention in ST-Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction Patients Presenting With Cardiogenic Shock." Jacc. Cardiovascular Interventions 11, no. 18 (September 2018): 1824-1833.

PMID
30236355
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Shavadia, JS, Roe, MT, Chen, AY, Lucas, J, Fanaroff, AC, Kochar, A, Fordyce, CB, Jollis, JG, Tamis-Holland, J, Henry, TD, Bagai, A, Kontos, MC, Granger, CB, and Wang, TY. "Association Between Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory Pre-Activation and Reperfusion Timing Metrics and Outcomes in Patients With ST-Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction Undergoing Primary Percutaneous Coronary Intervention: A Report From the ACTION Registry." Jacc. Cardiovascular Interventions 11, no. 18 (September 2018): 1837-1847.

PMID
30236357
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Granger, CB, and Kochar, A. "Understanding and Targeting Inflammation in Acute Myocardial Infarction: An Elusive Goal." Journal of the American College of Cardiology 72, no. 2 (July 2018): 199-201.

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29976294
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Kochar, A, Chen, AY, Sharma, PP, Pagidipati, NJ, Fonarow, GC, Cowper, PA, Roe, MT, Peterson, ED, and Wang, TY. "Long-Term Mortality of Older Patients With Acute Myocardial Infarction Treated in US Clinical Practice." Journal of the American Heart Association 7, no. 13 (June 30, 2018).

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29960995
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Kochar, A, Li, Z, Harrison, JK, Hughes, GC, Thourani, VH, Mack, MJ, Matsouaka, RA, Cohen, DJ, Peterson, ED, Jones, WS, and Vemulapalli, S. "Stroke and Cardiovascular Outcomes in Patients With Carotid Disease Undergoing Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement." Circulation. Cardiovascular Interventions 11, no. 6 (June 2018): e006322-null.

PMID
29895600
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Bahit, MC, Kochar, A, and Granger, CB. "Post-Myocardial Infarction Heart Failure." Jacc. Heart Failure 6, no. 3 (March 2018): 179-186. (Review)

PMID
29496021
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Jollis, JG, Al-Khalidi, HR, Roettig, ML, Berger, PB, Corbett, CC, Doerfler, SM, Fordyce, CB, Henry, TD, Hollowell, L, Magdon-Ismail, Z, Kochar, A, McCarthy, JJ, Monk, L, O'Brien, P, Rea, TD, Shavadia, J, Tamis-Holland, J, Wilson, BH, Ziada, KM, and Granger, CB. "Impact of Regionalization of ST-Segment-Elevation Myocardial Infarction Care on Treatment Times and Outcomes for Emergency Medical Services-Transported Patients Presenting to Hospitals With Percutaneous Coronary Intervention: Mission: Lifeline Accelerator-2." Circulation 137, no. 4 (January 2018): 376-387.

PMID
29138292
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Kochar, A, Hellkamp, AS, Lokhnygina, Y, Jones, WS, Becker, RC, Berkowitz, SD, Breithardt, G, Fox, KAA, Halperin, JL, Hankey, GJ, Mahaffey, KW, Nessel, CC, Singer, DE, Piccini, JP, and Patel, MR. "Efficacy and safety of rivaroxaban compared with warfarin in patients with carotid artery disease and nonvalvular atrial fibrillation: Insights from the ROCKET AF trial." Clinical Cardiology 41, no. 1 (January 2018): 39-45.

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29389037
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Kochar, A, and Kiefer, T. "Coronary Artery Anomalies: When You Need to Worry." Current cardiology reports 19, no. 5 (May 2017): 39-. (Review)

PMID
28374180
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