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Lowell H. Steen, Jr.
M.D.
  • Professor
  • Fellowship Director, Interventional Cardiology
  • Cardiology
Specialties
Coronary Artery Disease, Interventional Cardiology, Heart Attack, Hypertension, Chest Pain, Ischemic Heart Disease, Valvular Heart Disease
Board Certifications
  • Cardiovascular Disease - Subspecialty Cert: AM Board of Internal Medicine
  • Interventional Cardiology - Subspecialty Cert: AM Board of Internal Medicine
Publications

Usefulness of wide pulse pressure as a predictor of poor outcome after renal artery angioplasty and stenting.Dieter,R. S.; Darki,A.; Nanjundappa,A.; Chhokar,V. S.; Khadim,G.; Morshedi-Meibodi,A.; Freihage,J. H.; Steen,L.; Lewis,B.; Leya,F.American Journal of Cardiology 2009 ;104(5):732-734

Femoral angiogram prior to arteriotomy closure device does not reduce vascular complications in patients undergoing cardiac catheterization.Ramana,R. K.; Singh,A.; Dieter,R. S.; Moran,J. F.; Steen,L.; Lewis,B. E.; Leya,F.Journal of interventional cardiology 2008 ;21(2):204-208

Long-term clinical outcomes of real-world experience using sirolimus-eluting stents in saphenous vein graft diseaseRamana,R. K.; Ronan,A.; Cohoon,K.; Homan,D.; Sutherland,J.; Steen,L.; Liu,J.; Loeb,H.; Lewis,B. E.Catheterization & Cardiovascular Interventions 2008 ;71(7):886-893

Outcomes of bare metal versus drug-eluting stents in allograft vasculopathy.Reddy,P. R.; Gulati,A.; Steen,L.; Sinacore,J.; Leya,F.; Heroux,A.Journal of Heart & Lung Transplantation 2008 ;27(11):1222-1228

Utility of BNP in differentiating constrictive pericarditis from restrictive cardiomyopathy in patients with renal insufficiency.Reddy,P. R.; Dieter,R. S.; Das,P.; Steen,L. H.; Lewis,B. E.; Leya,F. S.Journal of cardiac failure 2007 ;13(8):668-671

Invasive assessment of mitral regurgitation: comparison of hemodynamic parameters.Freihage,J. H.; Joyal,D.; Arab,D.; Dieter,R. S.; Loeb,H. S.; Steen,L.; Lewis,B.; Liu,J. C.; Leya,F.Catheterization & Cardiovascular Interventions 2007 ;69(2):303-312

Presence of asymmetric dimethylarginine gradients across high-grade lesions in patients with coronary artery disease.Joyal,D.; Leya,F.; Al Chekakie,M. O.; Arab,D.; Dieter,R. S.; Morshedi-Meibodi,A.; Lewis,B.; Steen,L.; Fareed,J.; Hoppenstead,D.; Akar,J. G.Coronary artery disease 2007 ;18(6):471-475

Troponin I levels in patients with preeclampsia.Joyal,D.; Leya,F.; Koh,M.; Besinger,R.; Ramana,R.; Kahn,S.; Jeske,W.; Lewis,B.; Steen,L.; Mestril,R.; Arab,D.American Journal of Medicine 2007 ;120(9):819.e13-819.e14

The influence of low (81 mg) versus high (325 mg) doses of ASA on the incidence of sirolimus-eluting stent thrombosis.Joyal,D.; Freihage,J. H.; Cohoon,K.; Tempelhof,M.; Leya,F.; Dieter,R. S.; Steen,L.; Lewis,B.; Arab,D.Journal of Invasive Cardiology 2007 ;19(7):291-294

Clinical experience with rotational atherectomy in patients with severe left ventricular dysfunctionRamana,R. K.; Joyal,D.; Arab,D.; Dieter,R. S.; Steen,L.; Lewis,B.; Leya,F.Journal of Invasive Cardiology 2006 ;18(11):514-518

The efficacy of brain natriuretic peptide levels in differentiating constrictive pericarditis from restrictive cardiomyopathy.Leya,F. S.; Arab,D.; Joyal,D.; Shioura,K. M.; Lewis,B. E.; Steen,L. H.; Cho,L.Journal of the American College of Cardiology 2005 ;45(11):1900-1902

Thiazolidinediones do not reduce target vessel revascularization in diabetic patients undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention.Cho,L.; Lewis,B. E.; Steen,L. H.; Leya,F. S.Cardiology 2005 ;104(2):97-100

Treatment of unprotected left main coronary artery stenosis with a drug eluting stent in a heart transplant patient with allograft vasculopathyMatos,G.; Steen,L.; Leya,F.Heart 2005 ;91(2):e11

Coronary artery perforation during percutaneous coronary intervention: incidence and outcomes in the new interventional eraRamana,R. K.; Arab,D.; Joyal,D.; Steen,L.; Cho,L.; Lewis,B.; Liu,J.; Loeb,H.; Leya,F.Journal of Invasive Cardiology 2005 ;17(11):603-605

Antiplatelet therapy in anticoagulated patients requiring coronary interventionArab,D.; Lewis,B.; Cho,L.; Steen,L.; Joyal,D.; Leya,F.Journal of Invasive Cardiology 2005 ;17(10):549-554

Use of lepirudin during percutaneous vascular interventions in patients with heparin-induced thrombocytopeniaCochran,K.; DeMartini,T. J.; Lewis,B. E.; O'Brien,J.; Steen,L. H.; Grassman,E. D.; Leya,F.Journal of Invasive Cardiology 2003 ;15(11):617-621

New catheter design for cannulation of the anomalous right coronary artery arising from the left sinus of valsalva.Qayyum,U.; Leya,F.; Steen,L.; Sochanski,M.; Grassman,E.; Cho,L.; Lewis,B.Catheterization & Cardiovascular Interventions 2003 ;60(3):382-388

Patency of coronary artery bypass grafts in patients with heparin-induced thrombocytopeniaLiu,J. C.; Lewis,B. E.; Steen,L. H.; Grassman,E. D.; Bakhos,M.; Blakeman,B.; Wrona,L.; Leya,F.The American Journal of Cardiology 2002 ;89(8):979-981

Education
Medical School
  • Indiana University School of Medicine
Residency
  • Northwestern University McGaw Medical Center, Internal Medicine: General
Fellowship
  • Loyola University Medical Center, Cardiology
Interests
  • Boating
  • Basketball