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Myron C. Gerson, MD

Affiliate or Student for Research

Education/Credentials
  • Fellowship-Cardiovascular Disease: Indiana University School of Medicine (Cardiology )
  • Residency-Internal Medicine: Indiana University School of Medicine (Internal Medicine)
  • Undergraduate Degree: University of Wisconsin
  • Medical Degree: Indiana University School of Medicine
Board Certifications & Licenses

American Board of Internal Medicine (Cardiovascular Disease) (Certification Date: 19811110)
American Board of Internal Medicine (Certification Date: 19750618)
Certification Board of Nuclear Cardiology (Certification Date: 20001029)

Specialties

Cardiovascular Disease
Computed Tomography
Internal Medicine
Nuclear Cardiology

Contact Information

Clinical Interests

Cardiology

Cardiovascular Disease

Radiology

Coronary artery disease

Peer Reviewed Publications

Athar MW, Waqar F, Dwivedi AK, Ahmad S, Sanghvi S, Scott E, Khan N, Gerson MC. 2022. Effects of gender and defect reversibility on detection of coronary disease with an upright and supine cadmium-zinc-telluride camera. J Nucl Cardiol, 19 , 1569

Jose A, Zhou C, Baker R, Walker J, Kurek N, O’Donnell RE, Elwing JM, Gerson M. 2021. Predictive value of incidental right ventricular abnormalities identified on SPECT for mortality and pulmonary hypertension. J Nucl Cardiol, 13 , 1

Miller A, Reisman DS, Billinger SA, Dunning K, Doren S, Ward J, Wright H, Wagner E, Carl D, Gerson M, Awosika O, Khoury J, Kissela B, Boyne P. 2021. Moderate-Intensity Exercise Versus High-Intensity Interval Training to Recover Walking Post-Stroke: Protocol for a Randomized Controlled Trial. Trials, 22 , 457

Waqar F, Athar MW, Dwivedi AK, Ahmad S, Sanghvi S, Scott E, Khan N, Gerson MC. 2021. Visual patterns of breast attenuation artifacts in women and men with an upright and supine cadmium-zinc-telluride camera. J Nucl Cardiol , ,

Bateman TM, Ananthasubramaniam K, Berman DS, Gerson M, Gropler R, Henzlova M, Mendoza F, Miyamoto M, Shah M, Weiland F. 2019. Reliability of the 123I-mIBG heart/mediastinum ratio: Results of a multicenter test-retest reproducibility study. J Nucl Cardiol, 26 , 1555

Daly P, Kayse R, Rudick S, Robbins N, Scheler J, Harris D, O’Donnell R, Dwivedi A, Gerson M. 2018. Feasibility and safety of exercise stress testing using an anti-gravity treadmill with Tc-99m tetrofosmin single-photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) myocardial perfusion imaging: A pilot non-randomized controlled study. J Nucl Cardiol, 25 , 1092

Jameria ZA, Abdallah M, Fernandez-Ulloa M, O’Donnell R, Dwivedi AK, Washburn E, Khan N, Khaleghi M, Kalakota N, Gerson MC. 2018. Analysis of stress-only imaging, comparing upright and supine CZT camera acquisition to conventional gamma camera images with and without attenuation correction, with coronary angiography as a reference. J Nucl Cardiol, 25 , 540

Jamali HK, Waqar F, Gerson MC. 2017. Cardiac autonomic innervation. J Nucl Cardiol, 24 , 1558

Jameria ZA, Abdallah M, Dwivedi A, Washburn E, Khan N, Khaleghi M, Kalakota N, Gerson MC. 2017. Computer derived transient ischemic dilation ratio for identifying extensive coronary artery disease using a CZT camera and imaging in the upright position. J Nucl Cardiol, 24 , 1702

Boyne, Pierce; Buhr, Sarah; Rockwell, Bradley; Khoury, Jane; Carl, Daniel; Gerson, Myron; Kissela, Brett; Dunning, Kari 2015. Predicting Heart Rate at the Ventilatory Threshold for Aerobic Exercise Prescription in Persons With Chronic Stroke. Journal of neurologic physical therapy : JNPT, 39 4, 233-40

Gerson, Myron C 2015. Autonomic innervation of the heart: Role of molecular imaging. Journal of nuclear cardiology : official publication of the American Society of Nuclear Cardiology, ,

Narula, Jagat; Gerson, Myron; Thomas, Gregory S; Cerqueira, Manuel D; Jacobson, Arnold F 2015. ¹²³I-MIBG Imaging for Prediction of Mortality and Potentially Fatal Events in Heart Failure: The ADMIRE-HFX Study. Journal of nuclear medicine : official publication, Society of Nuclear Medicine, 56 7, 1011-8

Waqar, Fahad; Gerson, Myron C 2015. Cardiac sympathetic imaging in the diagnosis of cardiac autonomic neuropathy in pre-diabetes. Journal of nuclear cardiology : official publication of the American Society of Nuclear Cardiology, 22 6, 1269-72

Abo-Salem, Elsayed; Gerson, Myron 2014. Mediastinal thymoma diagnosed with Tc-99m tetrofosmin SPECT myocardial perfusion imaging. Journal of nuclear cardiology : official publication of the American Society of Nuclear Cardiology, 21 6, 1258-9

Peelukhana, Srikara V; Kerr, Hanan; Kolli, Kranthi K; Fernandez-Ulloa, Mariano; Gerson, Myron; Effat, Mohamed; Arif, Imran; Helmy, Tarek; Banerjee, Rupak 2014. Benefit of cardiac N-13 PET CFR for combined anatomical and functional diagnosis of ischemic coronary artery disease: a pilot study. Annals of nuclear medicine, 28 8, 746-60

Verschure, Derk O; Veltman, Caroline E; Manrique, Alain; Somsen, G Aernout; Koutelou, Maria; Katsikis, Athanasios; Agostini, Denis; Gerson, Myron C; van Eck-Smit, Berthe L F; Scholte, Arthur J H A; Jacobson, Arnold F; Verberne, Hein J 2014. For what endpoint does myocardial 123I-MIBG scintigraphy have the greatest prognostic value in patients with chronic heart failure? Results of a pooled individual patient data meta-analysis. European heart journal cardiovascular Imaging, ,

Gerson, Myron C; Dwivedi, Alok K; Abdallah, Mouhamad; Shukla, Rakesh; Jacobson, Arnold F 2013. Significance of I-123 metaiodobenzylguanidine (¹²³I-MIBG) lung activity in subjects with heart failure in comparison to healthy control subjects. Journal of nuclear cardiology : official publication of the American Society of Nuclear Cardiology, 20 4, 592-9

Abdallah, Mouhamad; Gerson, Myron C 2012. A step forward in the use of SPECT imaging with I-123 MIBG. Journal of nuclear cardiology : official publication of the American Society of Nuclear Cardiology, 19 1, 16-8

Waqar, Fahad; Dunlap, Stephanie H; Gerson, Myron C 2012. What will be the role of I-123 MIBG in improving the outcome of medically treated heart failure patients? Journal of nuclear cardiology : official publication of the American Society of Nuclear Cardiology, 19 6, 1198-205; quiz 1206-

Gerson, Myron C; Caldwell, James H; Ananthasubramaniam, Karthik; Clements, Ian P; Henzlova, Milena J; Amanullah, Aman; Jacobson, Arnold F 2011. Influence of diabetes mellitus on prognostic utility of imaging of myocardial sympathetic innervation in heart failure patients. Circulation. Cardiovascular imaging, 4 2, 87-93

Gerson, Myron C; Abdallah, Mouhamad; Muth, James N; Costea, Alexandru I 2010. Will imaging assist in the selection of patients with heart failure for an ICD? JACC. Cardiovascular imaging, 3 1, 101-10

Mazraeshahi, Reza M; Striet, Jeffrey; Oeltgen, Ryan C; Gerson, Myron C 2010. Myocardial SPECT images for diagnosis of pulmonary hypertension and right ventricular hypertrophy. Journal of nuclear medicine technology, 38 4, 175-80

Gerson, Myron C; Abdul-Waheed, Mohammad; Millard, Ronald W 2009. Of fight and flight. Journal of nuclear cardiology : official publication of the American Society of Nuclear Cardiology, 16 2, 176-9

Min, James K; Abbara, Suhny; Berman, Daniel S; Edgertond, Dawn M; Gerson, Myron C; Halliburton, Sandra; Hines, Jerome L; Hodgson, John M; Lesser, John R; Lennond, Lorraine; Taylor, Allen J; Wann, L Samuel; Ziffer, Jack A; Cerqueira, Manuel D 2008. Blueprint of the certification examination in cardiovascular computed tomography. Journal of cardiovascular computed tomography, 2 4, 263-71

Schaeffer, Michael W; Brennan, Timothy D; Hughes, Judith A; Gibler, W Brian; Gerson, Myron C 2007. Resting radionuclide myocardial perfusion imaging in a chest pain center including an overnight delayed image acquisition protocol. Journal of nuclear medicine technology, 35 4, 242-5

Gerson, Myron C 2006. The promise of I-123 radiotracers. Journal of nuclear cardiology : official publication of the American Society of Nuclear Cardiology, 13 2, 302-5

Gerson, Myron C; McGuire, Nancy; Wagoner, Lynne E 2003. Sympathetic nervous system function as measured by I-123 metaiodobenzylguanidine predicts transplant-free survival in heart failure patients with idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy. Journal of cardiac failure, 9 5, 384-91

Gerson, Myron C; Wagoner, Lynne E; McGuire, Nancy; Liggett, Stephen B 2003. Activity of the uptake-1 norepinephrine transporter as measured by I-123 MIBG in heart failure patients with a loss-of-function polymorphism of the presynaptic alpha2C-adrenergic receptor. Journal of nuclear cardiology : official publication of the American Society of Nuclear Cardiology, 10 6, 583-9

Gerson, Myron C; Craft, Laura L; McGuire, Nancy; Suresh, Damodhar P; Abraham, William T; Wagoner, Lynne E 2002. Carvedilol improves left ventricular function in heart failure patients with idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy and a wide range of sympathetic nervous system function as measured by iodine 123 metaiodobenzylguanidine. Journal of nuclear cardiology : official publication of the American Society of Nuclear Cardiology, 9 6, 608-15

Shotwell, Mathew; Singh, Balkrishna M; Fortman, Charlotte; Bauman, Brian D; Lukes, Jennifer; Gerson, Myron C 2002. Improved coronary disease detection with quantitative attenuation-corrected Tl-201 images. Journal of nuclear cardiology : official publication of the American Society of Nuclear Cardiology, 9 1, 52-62

Rosenbaum, A F; McGoron, A J; Millard, R W; Gabel, M; Biniakiewicz, D; Walsh, R A; Gerson, M C 1999. Uptake of seven myocardial tracers during increased myocardial blood flow by dobutamine infusion. Investigative radiology, 34 2, 91-8

Meleca, M J; McGoron, A J; Gerson, M C; Millard, R W; Gabel, M; Biniakiewicz, D; Roszell, N J; Walsh, R A 1997. Flow versus uptake comparisons of thallium-201 with technetium-99m perfusion tracers in a canine model of myocardial ischemia. Journal of nuclear medicine : official publication, Society of Nuclear Medicine, 38 12, 1847-56

Hendel, R C; Verani, M S; Miller, D D; Wackers, F J; McMahon, M; Cerqueira, M D; Botvinick, E H; Kvols, L; Gerson, M C 1996. Diagnostic utility of tomographic myocardial perfusion imaging with technetium 99m furifosmin (Q12) compared with thallium 201: results of a phase III multicenter trial. Journal of nuclear cardiology : official publication of the American Society of Nuclear Cardiology, 3 4, 291-300

Lenihan, D J; Gerson, M C; Dorn, G W; Hoit, B D; Walsh, R A 1996. Effects of changes in atrioventricular gradient and contractility on left ventricular filling in human diastolic cardiac dysfunction. American heart journal, 132 6, 1179-88

Lenihan, D J; Gerson, M C; Hoit, B D; Walsh, R A 1995. Mechanisms, diagnosis, and treatment of diastolic heart failure. American heart journal, 130 1, 153-66

Gerson, M C; Lukes, J; Deutsch, E; Biniakiewicz, D; Rohe, R C; Washburn, L C; Fortman, C; Walsh, R A 1994. Comparison of technetium 99m Q12 and thallium 201 for detection of angiographically documented coronary artery disease in humans. Journal of nuclear cardiology : official publication of the American Society of Nuclear Cardiology, 1 6, 499-508

Gerson, M C; Millard, R W; Roszell, N J; McGoron, A J; Gabel, M; Washburn, L C; Biniakiewicz, D; Blankenship, D; Mallin, W H; Elder, R C 1994. Kinetic properties of 99mTc-Q12 in canine myocardium. Circulation, 89 3, 1291-300

Gerson, M C; Hurst, J M; Hertzberg, V S; Baughman, R; Rouan, G W; Ellis, K 1990. Prediction of cardiac and pulmonary complications related to elective abdominal and noncardiac thoracic surgery in geriatric patients. The American journal of medicine, 88 2, 101-7

Gerson, M C; Khoury, J C; Hertzberg, V S; Fischer, E E; Scott, R C 1988. Prediction of coronary artery disease in a population of insulin-requiring diabetic patients: results of an 8-year follow-up study. American heart journal, 116 3, 820-6

Gerson, M C; Hurst, J M; Hertzberg, V S; Doogan, P A; Cochran, M B; Lim, S P; McCall, N; Adolph, R J 1985. Cardiac prognosis in noncardiac geriatric surgery. Annals of internal medicine, 103 6 ( Pt 1), 832-7

Gerson, M C; Deutsch, E A; Nishiyama, H; Libson, K F; Adolph, R J; Grossman, L W; Sodd, V J; Fortman, D L; Vanderheyden, J L; Williams, C C 1983. Myocardial perfusion imaging with 99mTc-DMPE in man. European journal of nuclear medicine, 8 9, 371-4