William B. Nelson, MD
Research Investigator and Director of the Cardiac Rehabilitation and Cardiovascular Research Programs at Regions Hospital
About

HealthPartners Medical Group title: Cardiologist and director of the Cardiac Rehabilitation and Cardiovascular Research programs at Regions Hospital

Education: MD, University of Minnesota Medical School; residency in internal medicine, University of Minnesota Medical Center; fellowship in cardiovascular disease, University of Wisconsin Hospital & Clinics; fellowship in nuclear medicine, University of Wisconsin Hospitals- Madison.

Affiliation
positions
  • Clinical Research Investigator, Cardiovascular health
  • Publications
    selected publications
    Journal Article
  • Gender differences in primary mitral regurgitant volumes at specific regurgitant fractions as assessed by magnetic resonance imaging
    International Journal of Cardiovascular Imaging. 2022
  • Inappropriate noise detection in Tendril family pacing leads
    Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology. 2019
  • Prevalence and doppler echocardiographic characteristics of normally functioning mitral prostheses with mean gradient >/=10 mmHg
    Journal of Heart Valve Disease. 2017
  • Safety of continuing warfarin therapy in patients undergoing cardiac resynchronization therapy device implantation
    2017
  • Feasibility of an elective cardioversion service led by advanced practice providers without direct cardiologist supervision
    2016
  • Normalization of left ventricular ejection fraction and incidence of appropriate antitachycardia therapy in patients with implantable cardioverter defibrillator for primary prevention of sudden death
    Journal of Cardiac Failure. 2016
  • The association between cardiac rehabilitation attendance and hospital readmission
    American Journal of Lifestyle Medicine. 2016
  • Anatomic versus effective orifice area in a bicuspid aortic valve
    Echocardiography (Mount Kisco, N.Y.). 2014
  • Letter by House et al regarding article, "Prosthesis-patient mismatch in bovine pericardial aortic valves: evaluation using 3 different modalities and associated medium-term outcomes"
    Circulation: Cardiovascular Imaging. 2014
  • Reply to comment on: "Anatomic versus effective orifice area in a bicuspid aortic valve"
    Echocardiography (Mount Kisco, N.Y.). 2014
  • Ultra low-dose single photon emission computed tomography myocardial perfusion imaging
    2014
  • Bundle branch block re-entry ventricular tachycardia storm during the recovery phase of transient complete heart block
    2013
  • Aortic pseudoaneurysm in a patient with rheumatoid arthritis
    Texas Heart Institute Journal. 2011
  • Mitral valve area by the pressure half-time method does not correlate with mean gradient in mitral valve repair patients
    European Journal of Echocardiography. 2011
  • Chronic kidney disease is an independent predictor of pocket hematoma after pacemaker and defibrillator implantation
    Journal of Interventional Cardiac Electrophysiology. 2010
  • Continuing warfarin therapy is superior to interrupting warfarin with or without bridging anticoagulation therapy in patients undergoing pacemaker and defibrillator implantation
    Heart rhythm. 2010
  • Continuing warfarin therapy is superior to interrupting warfarin with or without bridging anticoagulation therapy in patients undergoing pacemaker and defibrillator implantation
    Heart rhythm. 2010
  • Predictors of appropriate therapy in patients with implantable cardioverter-defibrillator for primary prevention of sudden cardiac death
    Heart International. 2010
  • Acute coronary thrombosis in a patient with septic shock without any evidence of disseminated intravascular coagulation
    BMJ Case Reports. 2009
  • How reliable is an effective orifice area indexed chart?
    Journal of Heart Valve Disease. 2009
  • Predictors of inotrope use in patients undergoing concomitant coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) and aortic valve replacement (AVR) surgeries at separation from cardiopulmonary bypass (CPB)
    Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery. 2009
  • Sudden cardiac arrest in apical hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
    BMJ Case Reports. 2009
  • Abstract
  • A comparison of left ventricular volumes and ejection fraction by various commercially-available nuclear cardiology software on a CZT SPECT camera [abstract]
    Journal of Nuclear Cardiology. 2017
  • The incidence and doppler echocardiographic characteristics of normally functioning mitral prostheses with mean gradient ≥ 10 mm Hg [abstract]
    Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography. 2016
  • Early discharge with next day stress testing in low risk chest pain patients presenting to the emergency department is feasible [abstract]
    Annals of Emergency Medicine. 2015
  • Normalization of left ventricular ejection fraction is associated with the absence of appropriate anti-tachycardia therapy in patients receiving implantable defibrillators for the primary prevention of sudden death [abstract]
    Circulation. 2013
  • Normalization of left ventricular ejection fraction is associated with the absence of appropriate anti-tachycardia therapy in patients receiving implantable defibrillators for the primary prevention of sudden death [abstract]
    2013
  • High incidence of externalized conductors in St. Jude Medical Riata defibrillator leads: results of fluoroscopic surveillance from a single center in U.S. [abstract]
    Heart rhythm. 2012
  • The safety and efficacy of elective direct current cardioversion of atrial fibrillation and atrial flutter performed by advance practice providers [abstract]
    Heart rhythm. 2012
  • Ultra-low dose single photon emission computed tomography myocardial perfusion imaging [abstract]
    Journal of Nuclear Cardiology. 2012
  • Chronic kidney disease is a significant risk factor of pocket hematoma formation after pacemaker and implantable cardioverter-defibrillator placement independent of anticoagulation and antiplatelet agents [abstract]
    Journal of the American College of Cardiology. 2010
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