Department of Internal Medicine
Cardiovascular Medicine Faculty
James Rossen, M.D.
Dr. Rossen's clinical interests focus on invasive and interventional cardiology. He directs the adult cardiac catheterization laboratories of the University of Iowa Hospital and the Iowa City VA Health Care System. His research interests include coronary vascular control in human heart disease and new approaches to catheter-based coronary revascularization including intracoronary brachytherapy.
Honors, Awards, and Organizations
- Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine and Board of Cardiovascular Diseases
- American College of Cardiology, Fellow
- American Heart Association Council on Clinical Cardiology, Fellow
- Nahser, P.J., Jr., Brown, R.E., Oskarsson, H., Winniford, M.D., and Rossen, J.D.: Maximal Coronary Flow Reserve and Metabolic Coronary Vasodilation in Patients with Diabetes Mellitus. Circulation, 91 :635-640, 1995.
- Rossen, J.D., Nahser, P.J., Jr., Oskarsson, H., Brown, R.E., and Winniford, M.W. Does Pharmacologic Coronary Flow Reserve Reflect Vasodilator Responsiveness to Increased Myocardial Demand in Humans? Coron. Artery Dis., 7 :479-484, 1996.
- Vandenberg, B.F., Rossen, J.D., Grover-McKay, M., Shammas, N.W., Burns, T.L., and Rezai, K. Evaluation of Diabetic Patients for Renal and Pancreas Transplantation. Noninvasive Screening for Coronary Artery Disease Using Radionuclide Methods. Transplantation, 62 :1230-1235, 1996.
- Potter, D.D., Sobey, C.G., Tompkins, P.K., Rossen, J.D., Heistad, D.D. Evidence that Macrophages in Atherosclerotic Lesions Contain Angiotensin II. Circulation 98:800-807, 1998.