Luís Henrique Wolff Gowdak

Short Bio

Dr. Gowdak has graduated in Medicine (1991) and had a PhD in Cardiology (2003) both from São Paulo University. He worked as a fellow in the Gene Therapy Unit, Laboratory of Cardiovascular Science, NIA, NIH, in Baltimore from 1997 through 1999. Presently, Dr. Gowdak is a Medical Scientist at the Laboratory of Genetics and Molecular Cardiology and at the Chronic Coronary Artery Disease Unit from the Heart Institute. He is also the Head of the Refractory Angina Research and Study Group. He has experience in Medicine, focusing on Cardiology, acting on the following subjects: coronary artery disease, myocardial ischemia, refractory angina, angiogenesis, gene therapy, cell therapy, and cardiovascular disease in patients with chronic renal disease.

Publications

  1. DE LIMA, JOSE JAYME G;GOWDAK, LUIS HENRIQUE W;DE PAULA, FLAVIO J;MUELA, HENRIQUE COTCHI S;DAVID NETO, ELIAS;BORTOLOTTO, LUIZ A;.Coronary Events in Obese Hemodialysis Patients Before and After Renal Transplantation. Clinical Transplantation,v.29,971 - 977,2015;
  2. BITTENCOURT, M. S.;DE OLIVEIRA, A. L. V.;GOWDAK, L. H. W.;CESAR, L. A. M.;.Recurrent pulmonary edema caused by chronic left main coronary artery occlusion. QJM (Oxford. 1994. Print),v.105,277 - 278,2012;
  3. CESAR, LA;FERREIRA, JF;ARMAGANIJAN, D;GOWDAK, LH;MANSUR, AP;BODANESE, LC;SPOSITO, A;SOUSA, AC;CHAVES, AJ;MARKMAN, B;CARAMELLI, B;VIANNA, CB;OLIVEIRA, CC;MENEGHETTI, C;ALBUQUERQUE, DC;STEFANINI, E;NAGIB, E;PINTO, IMF;CASTRO, I;SAAD, JA;SCHNEIDER, JC;TSUTSUI, JM;CARNEIRO, JKR;TORRES, K;PIEGAS, LS;DALLAN, LA;LISBOA, LAF;SAMPAIO, MF;MORETTI, MA;LOPES, NH;COELHO, OR;LEMOS, P;SANTOS, RD;BOTELHO, R;STAICO, R;MENEGHELLO, R;MONTENEGRO, ST;VAZ, VD;.Guideline For Stable Coronary Artery Disease. Arquivos Brasileiros de Cardiologia (Impresso),v.103,1 - 56,2014;
  4. BITTENCOURT, MARCIO S;HULTEN, EDWARD A;GHOSHHAJRA, BRIAN;ABBARA, SUHNY;MURTHY, VENKATESH L;DIVAKARAN, SANJAY;NASIR, KHURRAM;GOWDAK, LUIS HENRIQUE W;RIELLA, LEONARDO V;CHIUMIENTO, MARCO;HOFFMANN, UDO;DI CARLI, MARCELO F;BLANKSTEIN, RON;.Incremental prognostic value of kidney function decline over coronary artery disease for cardiovascular event prediction after coronary computed tomography. Kidney International,v.88,152 - 159,2015;
  5. MUELA, HENRIQUE COTCHI SIMBO;DE LIMA, JOSE JAYME GALVÃO;GOWDAK, LUIS HENRIQUE W.;DE PAULA, FLÁVIO J.;BORTOLOTTO, LUIZ APARECIDO;.Prognostic Value of Serum Uric Acid in Patients on the Waiting List before and after Renal Transplantation. International Journal of Nephrology,v.2015,1 - 6,2015;
  6. DOURADO, LUCIANA OLIVEIRA CASCAES;POPPI, NILSON TAVARES;ADAM, EDUARDO LEAL;LEITE, THIAGO NUNES PEREIRA;PEREIRA, ALEXANDRE DA COSTA;KRIEGER, JOSÉ EDUARDO;CESAR, LUIZ ANTONIO MACHADO;GOWDAK, LUÍS HENRIQUE WOLFF;.The effectiveness of intensive medical treatment in patients initially diagnosed with refractory angina. International Journal of Cardiology (Print),v.186,29 - 31,2015;
  7. SANTANA-SANTOS, EDUESLEY;GOWDAK, LUIS HENRIQUE W.;GAIOTTO, FABIO A.;PUIG, LUIZ B.;HAJJAR, LUDHMILA A.;ZEFERINO, SUELY P.;Drager, Luciano F.;SHIMIZU, MARIA HELOISA M.;BORTOLOTTO, LUIZ A.;DE LIMA, JOSE J.G.;.High Dose of N-Acetylcystein Prevents Acute Kidney Injury in Chronic Kidney Disease Patients Undergoing Myocardial Revascularization. The Annals of Thoracic Surgery,v.97,1617 - 1623,2014;
  8. GEOVANINI, GLAUCYLARA R.;GOWDAK, LUIS H. W.;PEREIRA, ALEXANDRE C.;DANZI-SOARES, NAURY DE JESUS;DOURADO, LUCIANA O. C.;POPPI, NILSON T.;CESAR, LUIZ ANTONIO MACHADO;Drager, Luciano F.;LORENZI-FILHO, GERALDO;.OSA and Depression Are Common and Independently Associated With Refractory Angina in Patients With Coronary Artery Disease. Chest (American College of Chest Physicians),v.146,73,2014;
  9. BITTENCOURT, M. S.;HULTEN, E.;GHOSHHAJRA, B.;O'LEARY, D.;CHRISTMAN, M. P.;MONTANA, P.;TRUONG, Q. A.;STEIGNER, M.;MURTHY, V. L.;RYBICKI, F. J.;NASIR, K.;GOWDAK, L. H. W.;HAINER, J.;BRADY, T. J.;DI CARLI, M. F.;HOFFMANN, U.;ABBARA, S.;BLANKSTEIN, R.;.Prognostic Value of Nonobstructive and Obstructive Coronary Artery Disease Detected by Coronary Computed Tomography Angiography to Identify Cardiovascular Events. Circulation Cardiovascular Imaging,v.7,282 - 291,2014;
  10. DE LIMA, JOSÉ JAYME GALVÃO;GOWDAK, LUÍS HENRIQUE WOLFF;DE PAULA, FLÁVIO JOTA;CÉSAR, LUIZ ANTONIO MACHADO;RAMIRES, JOSÉ ANTONIO FRANCHINI;BORTOLOTTO, LUIZ A.;.Which patients are more likely to benefit from renal transplantation?. Clinical Transplantation,v.26,820 - 825,2012;
  11. DE LIMA, JOSE JG;GOWDAK, LUIS HENRIQUE W;DE PAULA, FLAVIO J;.Diagnosis and treatment of coronary artery disease in hemodialysis patients evaluated for transplant. Transplantation Research,v.1,3,2012;
  12. GOWDAK, LUÍS HENRIQUE;DE PAULA, FLÁVIO JOTA;CÉSAR, LUIZ ANTÔNIO;BORTOLOTTO, LUIZ APARECIDO;DE LIMA, JOSÉ JAYME;.A new risk score model to predict the presence of significant coronary artery disease in renal transplant candidates. Transplantation Research,v.2,18,2013;
  13. GOWDAK LHW;POLIAKOVA L;WANG X;KOVESDI I;FISHBEIN K;ZACHEO A;PALUMBO, R.;STRAINO, S.;EMANUELI, C.;MARROCCOTRISCHITTA, M.;LAKATTA EG;ANVERSA, P.;SPENCER RGS;TALAN M;CAPOGROSSI MC;.Adenovirus-Mediated VEGF121 Gene Transfer Stimulates Angiogenesis in Normoperfused Skeletal Muscle and Preserves Tissue Perfusion After Induction of Ischemia. Circulation (Online),v.102,565 - 571,2000;
  14. GOWDAK LHW;KRIEGER JE;.Terapia Gênica em Cardiologia. Hipertensão (São Paulo. Impresso),v.4,67 - 71,2001;
  15. de LIMA JJG;GOWDAK LHW;de PAULA FJ;.Coronary artery disease in candidates for kidney transplantation: Should we do preemptive revascularization?. Trends in Transplantation,v.5,128 - 132,2011;
  16. Feitosa, Alina Coutinho Rodrigues;Marques, André Coelho;Caramelli, Bruno;Ayub, Beatriz;Polanczyk, Carisi A.;Jardim, Carlos;Vieira, Carolina L. Zilli;Pinho, Claudio;Calderaro, Daniela;Gualandro, Danielle Menosi;Iezzi, Denise;Ikeoka, Dimas T.;Schreen, Dirk;D'Amico, Elbio Antonio;Pfeferman, Elcio;Lima, Emerson Quintino de;Burdmann, Emmanuel de A.;Pachon, Enrique;Machado, Fabio Santana;Galas, Filomena Regina Barbosa Gomes;Paula, Flávio Jota de;Carvalho, Francine Corrêa de;Feitosa-Filho, Gilson Soares;Prado, Gustavo Faibischew;Lopes, Heno F.;Lima, José Jaime Galvão de;Marchini, Julio Flavio Meirelles;Fornari, Luciana S.;Drager, Luciano F.;Vacanti, Luciano Janussi;Hajjar, Ludhmila Abrahão;Rohde, Luis Eduardo P.;Cardoso, Luiz Francisco;Vieira, Marcelo Luiz Campos;Monachini, Maristela C.;Macatrão, Milena;Yu, Pai Ching;Villaça, Paula Ribeiro;Farsky, Pedro Silvio;GOWDAK LHW;.II Diretriz de Avaliação Perioperatória da Sociedade Brasileira de Cardiologia. Arquivos Brasileiros de Cardiologia (Impresso),v.96,1 - 68,2011;
  17. GOWDAK LHW;BITTENCOURT MS;ROCHITTE CE;DALLAN LAO;CÉSAR LAM;.Coronary atherosclerotic plaque rupture following thoracic trauma: an uncommon cause of angina and ventricular tachycardia (. Clinics (USP. Impresso),v.66,1291 - 1293,2011;
  18. de LIMA JJG;GOWDAK LHW;de PAULA FJ;ARANTES RL;IANHEZ LE;RAMIRES JAF;KRIEGER EM;.Influence of coronary artery disease assessment and treatment in the incidence of cardiac events in renal transplant recipients. Clinical Transplantation,v.24,474 - 480,2010;
  19. de LIMA JJG;GOWDAK LHW;de PAULA FJ;ARANTES RL;CÉSAR LAM;RAMIRES JAF;KRIEGER EM;.Unexplained sudden death in patients on the waiting list for renal transplantation. Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation,v.26,1392 - 1396,2011;
  20. GOWDAK LHW;SCHETTERT IT;ROCHITTE CE;LISBOA LAF;DALLAN LAO;CÉSAR LAM;de OLIVEIRA SA;KRIEGER JE;.Early Increase in Myocardial Perfusion After Stem Cell Therapy in Patients Undergoing Incomplete Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery. J CARDIOVASC TRANSL,v.4,106 - 113,2011;
  21. GUALANDRO DM;YU PC;CALDERARO D;MARQUES AC;PINHO C;CARAMELLI B;FEITOSA ACR;AYUB B;POLANCZYK CA;JARDIM C;VIEIRA CLZ;IEZZI D;IKEOKA TI;SCHREEN D;D'AMICO EA;PFEFERMAN E;LIMA EQ;BURDMANN EA;PACHON E;MACHADO FS;GALAS FRBG;de PAULA FJ;CARVALHO FC;FEITOSA-FILHO GS;PRADO GF;LOPES HF;de LIMA JJG;MARCHINI JFM;FORNARI LS;DRAGER LF;VACANTI LJ;HAJJAR LA;ROHDE LEP;GOWDAK LHW;CARDOSO LF;VIEIRA MLC;MONACHINI MC;MACATRÃO M;VILLAÇA PR;FARSKY PS;LOPES RD;BAGNATORI RS;HEINISCH RH;GUALANDRO SFM;ACCORSI TAD;MATHIAS Jr W;.II Guidelines for perioperative evaluation of the Brazilian Society of Cardiology. Arquivos Brasileiros de Cardiologia (Impresso),v.96,1 - 68,2011;
  22. GOWDAK LHW;BRANDÃO SMG;SCHETTERT IT;CÉSAR LAM;KRIEGER JE;de OLIVEIRA SA;STOLF NAG;.Clinical profile of patients enroled in a cell therapy trial for severe coronary artery disease. Journal of Clinical Nursing (Print),v.19,440 - 446,2010;
  23. CÉSAR LAM;GOWDAK LHW;MANSUR AP;.The Metabolic Treatment of Patients with Coronary Artery Disease: Effects on Quality of Life and Effort Angina. Current Pharmaceutical Design (Print),v.15,841 - 849,2009;
  24. ANDRADE JM;GOWDAK LHW;GIORGI MCP;de PAULA FJ;KALIL FILHO R;de LIMA JJG;ROCHITTE CE;.Cardiac MRI for Detection of Unrecognized Myocardial Infarction in Patients With End-Stage Renal Disease: Comparison With ECG and Scintigraphy. American Journal of Roentgenology (1976),v.193,W25 - W32,2009;
  25. de LIMA JJG;GOWDAK LHW;de PAULA FJ;ARANTES RL;de OLIVEIRA ALV;RAMIRES JAF;CÉSAR LAM;KRIEGER EM;.Treatment of Coronary Artery Disease in Hemodialysis Patients Evaluated for Transplant A Registry Study. Transplantation,v.89,845 - 850,2010;
  26. DALLAN LAO;GOWDAK LHW;LISBOA LAF;MILANEZ AMM;PLATANIA F;MOREIRA LFP;STOLF NAG;.Modificação de antigo método (Vineberg) na era das células tronco: nova tática?. Arquivos Brasileiros de Cardiologia (Impresso),v.93,e79 - e81,2009;
  27. ARANTES RL;GOWDAK LHW;de PAULA FJ;IANHEZ LE;RAMIRES JAF;KRIEGER EM;de LIMA JJG;.Myocardial scintigraphy and clinical stratification as predictors of events in renal transplant candidates. JN. Journal of Nephrology (Milano. 1992),v.23,314 - 320,2010;
  28. ROSÁRIO NETO MA;de LIMA JJG;PARGA JR;ÁVILA LFR;GOWDAK LHW;LEMOS NETO PA;ROCHITTE CE;.Escore de cálcio coronariano prediz estenose e eventos na insuficiência renal crônica pré-transplante. Arquivos Brasileiros de Cardiologia (Impresso),v.94,252 - 260,2010;
  29. GOWDAK LHW;CARVALHO LEB;TOREZAN LAR;SCOCCA Jr LC;.Cell Therapy Plus Transmyocardial Laser Revascularization: A Proposed Alternative Procedure for Refractory Angina. Revista de Medicina (USP),v.69,15 - 16,1989;
  30. DALLAN LAO;GOWDAK LHW;LISBOA LAF;SCHETTERT IT;KRIEGER JE;CÉSAR LAM;de OLIVEIRA SA;STOLF NAG;.Cell Therapy Plus Transmyocardial Laser Revascularization: A Proposed Alternative Procedure for Refractory Angina. Revista Brasileira de Cirurgia Cardiovascular,v.23,46 - 52,2008;
  31. GOWDAK LHW;SCHETTERT IT;BAPTISTA, E.;LOPES, N.L.G.;ROCHITTE CE;VIEIRA MLC;GRUPI CJ;CÉSAR LAM;KRIEGER JE;de OLIVEIRA SA;.Intramyocardial Injection of Autologous Bone Marrow Cels as an Adjunctive Therapy to Incomplete Myocardial Revascularization - Safety Issues. Clinics (São Paulo),v.63,207 - 214,2008;
  32. COSTA-HONG VA;JORGETTI V;GOWDAK LHW;MOYSES, R.M.A.;KRIEGER EM;de LIMA JJG;.Parathyroidectomy Reduces Cardiovascular Events and Mortality in Renal Hyperparathyroidism. Surgery,v.142,699 - 703,2007;
  33. GOWDAK LHW;de PAULA FJ;CÉSAR LAM;MARTINEZ FILHO, E.E.;IANHEZ LE;KRIEGER EM;RAMIRES JAF;de LIMA JJG;.Screening for Significant Coronary Artery Disease in High-Risk Renal Transplant Candidates. Coronary Artery Disease,v.18,553 - 558,2007;
  34. GOWDAK LHW;SCHETTERT IT;ROCHITTE CE;LISBOA LAF;DALLAN LAO;CÉSAR LAM;KRIEGER JE;RAMIRES JAF;de OLIVEIRA SA;.Cell Therapy plus Transmyocardial Laser Revascularization for Refractory Angina. The Annals of Thoracic Surgery,v.80,712 - 714,2005;
  35. TAKADA, J.Y.;SOLIMENE, M.C.;LUZ PL;GRUPI CJ;GIORGI, D. M. A.;RIGONATTI, S.P.;RUMI, D.O.;GOWDAK LHW;RAMIRES JAF;.Assessment of the Cardiovascular Effects of Electroconvulsive Therapy in Individuals Older than 50 years. Brazilian Journal of Medical and Biological Research,v.38,1349 - 1357,2005;
  36. de OLIVEIRA SA;GOWDAK LHW;BUCKBERG, G.;KRIEGER JE;The RESTORE Group;.Cell Biology, MRI and Geometry: Insight into a Microscopic / Macroscopic Marriage. European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery. Supplements,v.29,259 - 265,2006;
  37. TURA, B.R.;MARTINO, H.F.;GOWDAK LHW;dos SANTOS, R.R.;DOHMANN, H.F.;KRIEGER JE;FEITOSA, G.;VILAS-BOAS, F.;de OLIVEIRA SA;SILVA, S.A.;BOZZA, A.Z.;BOROJEVIC, R.;de CARVALHO ACC;.Multicenter Randomized Trial of Cell Therapy in Cardiopathies - MiHeart Study. Current Controlled Trials. Cardiovascular Medicine (Online) (Cessou em 2005. Cont. ISSN 1745-6215 Trials),v.8,2,2007;
  38. GOWDAK LHW;SCHETTERT IT;ROCHITTE CE;RIENZO M;LISBOA LAF;DALLAN LAO;CÉSAR LAM;KRIEGER JE;RAMIRES JAF;de OLIVEIRA SA;.Transmyocardial Laser Revascularization Plus Cell Therapy for Refractory Angina. International Journal of Cardiology,v.127,295 - 297,2008;
  39. RAMIRES JAF;GOWDAK LHW;.Detection of Left Ventricular Hypertrophy: Applicability to Clinical Practice. Medicographia,v.22,231 - 233,2000;
  40. GAYOTTO LCC;GOWDAK LHW;TOREZAN LAR;VIANNA MR;.Coronary Artery Disease and End-Stage Renal Disease - A Clinical Perspective. GED. Gastroenterologia e Endoscopia Digestiva,v.8,83 - 85,1989;
  41. de LIMA JJG;GOWDAK LHW;.Coronary Artery Disease and End-Stage Renal Disease - A Clinical Perspective. Current Hypertension Reviews,v.2,139 - 145,2006;
  42. GOWDAK LHW;ARANTES RL;de PAULA FJ;KRIEGER EM;de LIMA JJG;.Underuse of American College of Cardiology / American Heart Association Guidelines in Hemodialysis Patients. Renal Failure,v.29,1 - 7,2007;
  43. GOWDAK LHW;de PAULA FJ;GIORGI, D. M. A.;VIEIRA MLC;KRIEGER EM;de LIMA JJG;.Cardiovascular Disease and Risk Factors in Candidates for Renal Transplantation. Arquivos Brasileiros de Cardiologia,v.84,156 - 160,2005;
  44. GOWDAK LHW;de PAULA FJ;CÉSAR LAM;ESTEVEZ FILHO, E.E.;IANHEZ LE;KRIEGER EM;RAMIRES JAF;de LIMA JJG;.Diabetes and Coronary Artery Disease Impose Similar Cardiovascular Morbidity and Mortality on Renal Transplant Candidates. Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation,v.22,1456 - 1461,2007;
  45. GOWDAK LHW;PEREIRA AC;KRIEGER JE;.Genética, Hipertensão Arterial e Doença Coronária. Revista Brasileira de Hipertensão,v.7,35 - 37,2004;
  46. GOWDAK LHW;CÉSAR LAM;.Insuficiência Coronariana na Hipertensão Arterial. Revista da Sociedade Brasileira de Hipertensão,v.7,11 - 13,2004;
  47. GOWDAK LHW;SCHETTERT IT;BECKER C;KRIEGER JE;.Análise crítica da utilização de células-tronco no tratamento da insuficiência cardíaca. Revista da Sociedade de Cardiologia do Estado de São Paulo,v.14,179 - 185,2004;
  48. CÉSAR LAM;DALLAN LAO;GOWDAK LHW;LISBOA LAF;MORETTI, M.A.;.Alternativas Para o Tratamento da Angina do Peito: Novos Agentes Farmacológicos, Contrapulsação Externa, Técnicas Neuroanalgésicas, Angiogênese Terapêutica e Revascularização Miocárdica. Revista da Sociedade de Cardiologia do Estado de São Paulo,v.13,240 - 253,2003;
  49. GOWDAK LHW;POLIAKOVA L;Li Z;GROVE R;LAKATTA EG;TALAN M;.Induction of Angiogenesis by Cationic Lipid-Mediated VEGF165 Gene Transfer in the Rabbit Ischemic Hindlimb Model. Journal of Vascular Surgery (Print),v.32,343 - 352,2000;
  50. CONSOLIM-COLOMBO FM;GOWDAK LHW;BORTOLOTTO LA;BARRETO-FILHO JAS;.Avaliação clínica da reserva cardiovascular em pacientes hipertensos.Revista Brasileira de Hipertensão,v.8,393 - 403,2001;