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Department of Medicine

Faculty Profiles

Judith Wisneski, MD

401 Parnassus Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94143

Education and Training

Location Degree or Training Specialty Date
University of California, San Francisco Clinical Fellowship Cardiology
University of California, San Francisco Residency School of Medicine

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Recent Articles (52)

Leach JR, Elicker B, Yee J, Puppula S, Wisneski JA, Yeh BM. Clot Through the Heart: Paradoxical Embolism With Thrombus-in-Transit at Multidetector Computed Tomography. J Comput Assist Tomogr. 2015 Jul-Aug; 39(4):598-600.

Hall JL, Stanley WC, Lopaschuk GD, Wisneski JA, Pizzurro RD, Hamilton CD, McCormack JG. Impaired pyruvate oxidation but normal glucose uptake in diabetic pig heart during dobutamine-induced work. Am J Physiol. 1996 Dec; 271(6 Pt 2):H2320-9.

Massie BM, Schaefer S, Garcia J, McKirnan MD, Schwartz GG, Wisneski JA, Weiner MW, White FC. Myocardial high-energy phosphate and substrate metabolism in swine with moderate left ventricular hypertrophy. Circulation. 1995 Mar 15; 91(6):1814-23.

Mazer CD, Cason BA, Stanley WC, Shnier CB, Wisneski JA, Hickey RF. Dichloroacetate stimulates carbohydrate metabolism but does not improve systolic function in ischemic pig heart. Am J Physiol. 1995 Feb; 268(2 Pt 2):H879-85.

Schwartz GG, Greyson C, Wisneski JA, Garcia J. Inhibition of fatty acid metabolism alters myocardial high-energy phosphates in vivo. Am J Physiol. 1994 Jul; 267(1 Pt 2):H224-31.

Schwartz GG, Greyson CR, Wisneski JA, Garcia J, Steinman S. Relation among regional O2 consumption, high-energy phosphates, and substrate uptake in porcine right ventricle. Am J Physiol. 1994 Feb; 266(2 Pt 2):H521-30.

Massie BM, Schwartz GG, Garcia J, Wisneski JA, Weiner MW, Owens T. Myocardial metabolism during increased work states in the porcine left ventricle in vivo. Circ Res. 1994 Jan; 74(1):64-73.

Stanley WC, Hall JL, Smith KR, Cartee GD, Hacker TA, Wisneski JA. Myocardial glucose transporters and glycolytic metabolism during ischemia in hyperglycemic diabetic swine. Metabolism. 1994 Jan; 43(1):61-9.

Chin WL, O'Kelly B, Tubau JF, Szlachcic J, Brown D, Wisneski JA, Ammon S, Massie BM. Diagnostic accuracy of exercise thallium-201 scintigraphy in men with asymptomatic essential hypertension. Am J Hypertens. 1992 Jul; 5(7):465-72.

Gertz EW, Wisneski JA, Miller R, Knudtson M, Robb J, Dragatakis L, Browne KF, Vetrovec G, Smith SC. Adverse reactions of low osmolality contrast media during cardiac angiography: a prospective randomized multicenter study. J Am Coll Cardiol. 1992 Apr; 19(5):899-906.

Cason BA, Wisneski JA, Neese RA, Stanley WC, Hickey RF, Shnier CB, Gertz EW. Effects of high arterial oxygen tension on function, blood flow distribution, and metabolism in ischemic myocardium. Circulation. 1992 Feb; 85(2):828-38.

Schaefer S, Schwartz GG, Wisneski JA, Trocha SD, Christoph I, Steinman SK, Garcia J, Massie BM, Weiner MW. Response of high-energy phosphates and lactate release during prolonged regional ischemia in vivo. Circulation. 1992 Jan; 85(1):342-9.

Stanley WC, Mazer CD, Neese RA, Wisneski JA, Cason BA, Demas KA, Hickey RF, Gertz EW. Increased lactate appearance and reduced clearance during hypoxia in dogs. Horm Metab Res. 1990 Sep; 22(9):478-84.

Mazer CD, Stanley WC, Hickey RF, Neese RA, Cason BA, Demas KA, Wisneski JA, Gertz EW. Myocardial metabolism during hypoxia: maintained lactate oxidation during increased glycolysis. Metabolism. 1990 Sep; 39(9):913-8.

Guth BD, Wisneski JA, Neese RA, White FC, Heusch G, Mazer CD, Gertz EW. Myocardial lactate release during ischemia in swine. Relation to regional blood flow. Circulation. 1990 Jun; 81(6):1948-58.

Wisneski JA, Stanley WC, Neese RA, Gertz EW. Effects of acute hyperglycemia on myocardial glycolytic activity in humans. J Clin Invest. 1990 May; 85(5):1648-56.

Wisneski JA, Stanley WC, Neese RA, Morris DL, Brooks GA, Gertz EW. Tracer mixing: sites of tracer infusion and sampling. Horm Metab Res. 1990 Mar; 22(3):157-62.

Schwaiger M, Neese RA, Araujo L, Wyns W, Wisneski JA, Sochor H, Swank S, Kulber D, Selin C, Phelps M. Sustained nonoxidative glucose utilization and depletion of glycogen in reperfused canine myocardium. J Am Coll Cardiol. 1989 Mar 01; 13(3):745-54.

Wisneski JA, Gertz EW, Dahlgren M, Muslin A. Comparison of low osmolality ionic (ioxaglate) versus nonionic (iopamidol) contrast media in cardiac angiography. Am J Cardiol. 1989 Feb 15; 63(7):489-95.

Gertz EW, Wisneski JA, Stanley WC, Neese RA. Myocardial substrate utilization during exercise in humans. Dual carbon-labeled carbohydrate isotope experiments. J Clin Invest. 1988 Dec; 82(6):2017-25.

Stanley WC, Wisneski JA, Gertz EW, Neese RA, Brooks GA. Glucose and lactate interrelations during moderate-intensity exercise in humans. Metabolism. 1988 Sep; 37(9):850-8.

Wisneski JA, Gertz EW, Neese RA, Mayr M. Myocardial metabolism of free fatty acids. Studies with 14C-labeled substrates in humans. J Clin Invest. 1987 Feb; 79(2):359-66.

Stanley WC, Gertz EW, Wisneski JA, Neese RA, Morris DL, Brooks GA. Lactate extraction during net lactate release in legs of humans during exercise. J Appl Physiol (1985). 1986 Apr; 60(4):1116-20.

Stanley WC, Gertz EW, Wisneski JA, Morris DL, Neese RA, Brooks GA. Systemic lactate kinetics during graded exercise in man. Am J Physiol. 1985 Dec; 249(6 Pt 1):E595-602.

Wisneski JA, Gertz EW, Neese RA, Gruenke LD, Morris DL, Craig JC. Metabolic fate of extracted glucose in normal human myocardium. J Clin Invest. 1985 Nov; 76(5):1819-27.

Morris DL, Wisneski JA, Gertz EW, Wexman M, Axelrod R, Langberg JJ. Potentiation by nifedipine and diltiazem of the hypotensive response after contrast angiography. J Am Coll Cardiol. 1985 Oct; 6(4):785-91.

Wisneski JA, Gertz EW, Neese RA, Morris DL. Absence of myocardial biochemical toxicity with a nonionic contrast agent (iopamidol). Am Heart J. 1985 Sep; 110(3):609-17.

Hollenberg M, Go M, Massie BM, Wisneski JA, Gertz EW. Influence of R-wave amplitude on exercise-induced ST depression: need for a "gain factor" correction when interpreting stress electrocardiograms. Am J Cardiol. 1985 Jul 01; 56(1):13-7.

Wisneski JA, Gertz EW, Neese RA, Gruenke LD, Craig JC. Dual carbon-labeled isotope experiments using D-[6-14C] glucose and L-[1,2,3-13C3] lactate: a new approach for investigating human myocardial metabolism during ischemia. J Am Coll Cardiol. 1985 May; 5(5):1138-46.

Gertz EW, Wisneski JA, Chiu D, Akin JR, Hu C. Clinical superiority of a new nonionic contrast agent (iopamidol) for cardiac angiography. J Am Coll Cardiol. 1985 Feb; 5(2 Pt 1):250-8.

Massie BM, Wisneski JA, Inouye IK, Hollenberg M, Gertz EW, Henderson S. Detection and quantification of previous myocardial infarction by exercise-redistribution tomographic thallium-201 scintigraphy. Am J Cardiol. 1984 May 01; 53(9):1244-9.

Massie BM, Wisneski JA, Hollenberg M, Gertz EW, Henderson S. Quantitative analysis of seven-pinhole tomographic thallium-201 scintigrams: improved sensitivity and estimation of the extent of coronary involvement by evaluation of radiotracer uptake and clearance. J Am Coll Cardiol. 1984 May; 3(5):1178-86.

Hollenberg M, Wisneski JA, Gertz EW, Ellis RJ. Computer-derived treadmill exercise score quantifies the degree of revascularization and improved exercise performance after coronary artery bypass surgery. Am Heart J. 1983 Nov; 106(5 Pt 1):1096-104.

Massie BM, Hollenberg M, Wisneski JA, Go M, Gertz EW, Henderson S. Scintigraphic quantification of myocardial ischemia: a new approach. Circulation. 1983 Oct; 68(4):747-55.

Neese RA, Gertz EW, Wisneski JA, Gruenke LD, Craig JC. A stable isotope technique for investigating lactate metabolism in humans. Biomed Mass Spectrom. 1983 Aug; 10(8):458-62.

Gertz EW, Wisneski JA, Gould RG, Akin JR. Improved radiation protection for physicians performing cardiac catheterization. Am J Cardiol. 1982 Dec; 50(6):1283-6.

Wisneski JA, Gertz EW, Neese R, Soo WJ, Bristow JD, Adams JR, Beaudry JP. Myocardial metabolic alterations after contrast angiography. Am J Cardiol. 1982 Aug; 50(2):239-45.

Massie BM, Wisneski J, Kramer B, Hollenberg M, Gertz E, Stern D. Comparison of myocardial thallium-201 clearance after maximal and submaximal exercise: implications for diagnosis of coronary disease: concise communication. J Nucl Med. 1982 May; 23(5):381-5.

Gertz EW, Wisneski JA, Neese R, Bristow JD, Searle GL, Hanlon JT. Myocardial lactate metabolism: evidence of lactate release during net chemical extraction in man. Circulation. 1981 Jun; 63(6):1273-9.

Wisneski JA, Pfeil CN, Wyse DG, Mitchell R, Rahimtoola SH, Gertz EW. Left ventricular ejection fraction calculated from volumes and areas: underestimation by area method. Circulation. 1981 Jan; 63(1):149-51.

Hollenberg M, Budge WR, Wisneski JA, Gertz EW. Treadmill score quantifies electrocardiographic response to exercise and improves test accuracy and reproducibility. Circulation. 1980 Feb; 61(2):276-85.

Gertz EW, Wisneski JA, Neese R, Houser A, Korte R, Bristow JD. Myocardial lactate extraction: multi-determined metabolic function. Circulation. 1980 Feb; 61(2):256-61.

Wisneski JA, Rollo FD, Gertz EW. Correlation of 99mTc-pyrophosphate myocardial accumulation with left ventricular wall motion abnormalities. Cardiology. 1980; 66(2):85-101.

Ellis RJ, Gertz EW, Wisneski J, Ebert PA. Mild ventricular dysfunction following cold potassium cardioplegia. Circulation. 1979 Aug; 60(2 Pt 2):147-50.

Mackenzie CG, Moritz E, Wisneski JA, Reiss OK, Mackenzie JB. Fatty acid ester turnover: a control factor in triacylglycerol and lipid-rich particle accumulation in cultured mammalian cells. Mol Cell Biochem. 1978 Feb 24; 19(1):7-15.

Wisneski JA, Pfeil CN, Gertz EW. Computers in the Cath Lab: look before you leap. Cathet Cardiovasc Diagn. 1978; 4(3):341-2.

Wisneski JA, Bristow JD. Left ventricular stiffness. Annu Rev Med. 1978; 29:475-83.

Ullyot DJ, Wisneski J, Sullivan RW, Gertz EW, Ryan C. The impact of coronary artery bypass on late myocardial infarction. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 1977 Feb; 73(2):165-75.

Sternberg L, Wisneski JA, Ullyot DJ, Gertz EW. Significance of new Q waves after aortocoronary bypass surgery. Correlation with changes in ventricular wall motion. Circulation. 1975 Dec; 52(6):1037-44.

Ullyot DJ, Wisneski J, Sullivan RW, Gertz EW. Improved survival after coronary artery surgery in patients with extensive coronary artery disease. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 1975 Sep; 70(3):405-13.

Mackenzie CG, Mackenzie JB, Reiss OK, Wisneski JA. Identification of albumin-bound fatty acids as the major factor in serum-induced lipid accumulation by cultured cells. J Lipid Res. 1970 Nov; 11(6):571-82.

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