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Research Interests

Professor Javed Ahmed is an international expert in Coronary Angioplasty and stenting. He has authored more than 50 research publications and is currently a Professor of Cardiology at Northumbria University Newcastle upon Tyne. Furthermore, he is also a site investigator for clinical trials at the Freeman Hospital, Newcastle upon Tyne. His research interests include:

• Intracoronary Imaging.

• Acute Coronary Syndrome (including heart attack).

• Restenosis after Coronary stenting.

• Complex Percutaneous Coronary Intervention (angioplasty).

• New Interventional Devices

Scientific Publications:

Professor Javed Ahmed has published in several high impact peer-reviewed medical journals about a number of scientific and clinical topics. Below is a comprehensive list of scientific publications by Professor Ahmed.

Publications:

  • Javed M Ahmed, Gary S Mintz, Ron Waksman, Neil J Weissman, Augusto D Pichard, Lowell F Satler, Kenneth M Kent, Martin B Leon. Safety of Intracoronary g-Radiation on Uninjured Reference Segment During the First 6 Months After Treatment of In-Stent Restenosis. A Serial Intravascular Ultrasound study. Circulation 2000;101:2227-2230.
  • Javed M Ahmed, Gary S Mintz, Neil J Weissman, AlexanProfessora J Lansky, Augusto D Pichard, MD, Lowell F Satler, MD, Kenneth M Kent. Mechanism of Lumen Enlargement During Intracoronary Stent Implantation: An Intravascular Ultrasound study. Circulation 2000;102:7-10.
  • Javed M Ahmed, Gary S Mintz, Ron Waksman, Neil J Weissman, Borjanka Leiboff, Augusto D Pichard, M Lowell F Satler, Kenneth M Kent, MD, Martin B. Leon. Serial Intravascular Ultrasound Analysis of the Impact of Lesion Length on the Efficacy of Intracoronary Gamma Irradiation for Preventing Recurrent In-stent Restenosis. Circulation 2001 103: 188 - 191.
  • Javed M Ahmed, Gary S Mintz, Ron Waksman, Neil J Weissman, Borjanka Leiboff, Augusto D Pichard, Lowell F Satler, Kenneth M Kent. Serial Intravascular Ultrasound Assessment of the Efficacy of Intracoronary g-Radiation Therapy for Preventing Recurrence in Very Long, Diffuse In-stent Restenosis Lesions. Circulation. 2001;104:856-859.
  • Marco T Castagna, Gary S Mintz, Javed M Ahmed, Ron Waksman, Akiko Mahera, Lowell F Satler, William O Suddath, Augusto D Pichard, Neil J Weissman. Comparitive Efficacy of -irradiation for the Treatment of In-Stent Restenosis in Saphenous Vein Graft Versus Native Coronary Artery In-Stent Restenosis: An Intravascular Ultrasound Study. Circulation. 2001;104:3020-3022.
  • Javed M. Ahmed, Gary S. Mintz, Ron Waksman, Neil J. Weissman, Lowell F. Satler, Kenneth M. Kent, Augusto D. Pichard. Why Do Longer In-Stent Restenosis Lesions Have a Higher Recurrence Rate? A Serial Intravascular Ultrasound Analysis. Circulation. (In press).

  • Journal of the American College of Cardiology


  • Javed M Ahmed, Mun K. Hong, Roxana Mehran, Gary S Mintz, AlexanProfessora J Lansky, Augusto D Pichard, Lowell F Satler, Kenneth M Kent, Hongsheng, Gregg W Stone, Martin B Leon. Comparison of Debulking Followed by Stenting Versus Stenting Alone for Saphenous Vein Graft Aortoostial Lesions: Immediate and One Year Clinical Outcomes. J Am Coll Cardiol 2000;35:1560-1568.
  • Javed M Ahmed, Mun K. Hong, Roxana Mehran, Gary S Mintz, AlexanProfessora J Lansky, Augusto D Pichard, Lowell F Satler, Kenneth M Kent, Hongsheng Wu, Gregg W Stone, Martin B Leon. Influence of Diabetes Mellitus on Immediate and Late Clinical Outcomes in Saphenous Vein Graft Stenting. J Am Coll Cardiol 2000;36:1186-1193.

  • The American Journal of Cardiology


  • George D Dangas, Gary S Mintz, Roxana Mehran, Javed M Ahmed, AlexanProfessora J Lansky, Augusto D Pichard, MD, Lowell F Satler, MD, Kenneth M Kent, Martin B Leon. Stent Implantation Neutralizes the Impact of Pre-intervention Remodeling on Subsequent Target Lesion Revascularization. Am J Cardiol 86;4:452-455.
  • Javed M Amed, Gary S Mintz, Roxana Mehran, AlexanProfessora J Lansky, Augusto D Pichard, Lowell F Satler, Kenneth M Kent, Martin B Leon. Assessing a Strategy of Staged Stent Placement Versus Stand-alone Extractional Atherectomy in Degenerated Saphenous Grafts. Am J Cardiol 86;9:923-926.
  • Javed M Ahmed, George Dangas, Roxana Mehran, Gary S Mintz, MD, Mun K Hong, Augusto D. Pichard, Lowell F Satler, Kenneth M. Kent, MD, Gregg W Stone, Martin B. Leon Influence of Gender on Early and Late Clinical Outcomes After Saphenous Graft Stenting. Am J Cardiol 2001;87:401-405.
  • Javed M Ahmed, Gary S Mintz, Ron Waksman, Roxana Mehran, Neil J Weissman, Augusto D Pichard, Lowell F Satler, Kenneth M. Kent, Martin B Leon. Serial intravascular ultrasound analysis of edge recurrence after intracoronary gamma radiation treatment of native artery in-stent restenosis lesions. Am J Cardiol 2001;87:1145-1149.
  • A Maehara, GS Mintz, Javed M Ahmed, S Fuchs, Castagna MT, AD Pichard, L F Satler, W O Suddath, Kenth M Kent, N J Weissman. An Intravascular Ultrasound Classification of Angiographic Coronary Artery Aneurysms. Am J Cardiol 2001;88:365-370
  • Javed M Ahmed, Gary S Mintz, Marco T Castagna, Neil J Weissman, Augusto D Pichard, Lowell F Satler, Kenneth M Kent. Mechanism of Lumen Enlargement During Cutting Balloon Angioplasty For In-Stent Restenosis: An Intravascular Ultrasound Study. Am J Cardiol 2001;88:1032-1034.
  • Ahmed JM, Mintz GS, Waksman R, Pichard AD, Satler LF, Kent KM, Weissman NJ. Comparison of native coronary artery in-stent recurrence rates with long versus short narrowings. Am J Cardiol 2002;90:422-425.
  • Zimarino M, Weissman NJ, Waksman R, De Caterina R, Ahmed JM, Pichard AD, Mintz GS. Analysis of stent edge restenosis with different forms of brachytherapy. Am J Cardiol 2002;89:322-325.
  • Marco T Castagna, Mintz GS, Neil J Weissman, Ahmed JM, Maehara A, Ajani AE, Pinnow E, Augusto D Pichard, Waksman R. Intravascular ultrasound analysis of the impact of gamma radiation therapy on the treatment of saphenous vein graft in-stent restenosis. Am J Cardiol 2002;90:1378-1381.
  • Europoean Heart Journal
    Noman A, Egred M, Bagnall A, Spyridopoulos I, Jamieson S, Ahmed J.
    Eur Heart J. 2012 Dec;33(24):3054-61.

    Impact of thrombus aspiration during primary percutaneous coronary intervention on mortality in ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction.

    Noman A, Ahmed JM, Spyridopoulos I, Bagnall A, Egred M.
    Eur Heart J. 2012 Dec;33(24):3046-53.

    Mortality outcome of out-of-hours primary percutaneous coronary intervention in the current era.


  • Miscellaneous


  • Javed M Ahmed, M Y Salame, G DG Oakley. Chest Pain in a Young Girl. Postgraduate Medical Journal. 1998;74:115-116
  • Javed M Ahmed, Ran Kornowski, Martin B Leon. Severe Spasm of the Free Radial Artery Graft in a Patient Undergoing High Risk Angioplasty Under Percutaneous Cardiopulmonary Support. J Invas Cardiol 1999;11:739-742.
  • R Waksman, B Bargava, R C Chan, W Sherman, J Pisch, GS Mintz, AJ Lansky, Javed M Ahmed, Ricci NA, Liprie SF. Intracoronary Radiation With Gamma Wire Inhibits Recurrent In-stent Restenosis. Cardiovac Radiat Med. 2001;2:63-65.
  • Ahmed J M. Serial intravascular ultrasound assessment of the efficacy of intracoronary gamma radiation for prevrnting recurrent in-stent restenosis. Minerva Cardioangiologica. 2002;50:507-515.