Arnold Seto

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Director of Interventional Cardiology Research
School of Medicine

Section Chief, Cardiology, Long Beach VA Medical Center

M.D., Harvard Medical School, 2001
M.P.A., Kennedy School of Government, 2001
B.S., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1996, Biology

Phone: (714) 456-6699
Fax: (714) 456-8895

University of California, Irvine
333 West City Blvd.,
City Tower Suite 400
Mail Code: 4080
Orange, CA 92868
Research Interests
Vascular Access, Coronary physiology, cardiac catheterization
Seto AH, Roberts JS, Abu-Fadel MS, Czak SJ, Latif F, Jain SP, Raza JA, Mangla A, Panagopoulos G, Patel PM, Kern MJ, Lasic Z. Real-time ultrasound guidance facilitates transradial access: The Radial Artery Access with Ultrasound Trial (RAUST). Journal of the American College of Cardiology: Interventions, in press.
Seto A, Tehrani D, Bharmal B, Kern M. Variations of Coronary Hemodynamic Responses to Intravenous Adenosine Infusion: Implications for Fractional Flow Reserve Measurements. Catheterization Cardiovascular Interventions. 2014; 84(3):416-25.
Seto AH, Abu-Fadel MS, Sparling JM, Zacharias SJ, Daly TS, Harrison AT, Suh WM, Vera JA, Aston CE, Winters RJ, Patel PM, Hennebry TA, Kern, MJ. Real-time Ultrasound Guidance Facilitates Femoral Arterial Access and Reduces Vascular Complications: The Femoral Arterial Access with Ultrasound (FAUST) Trial. Journal of the American College of Cardiology: Interventions 3 (7): 751-758, July 2010
Tehrani D, Seto A. Third Universal Definition of Myocardial Infarction: Updates, caveats, and differentials. Cleveland Clinic Journal of Medicine. 2013 Dec. 80(12):777-86
Site Principal Investigator, GLAGOV study (Global assessment of plaque regression with a PCSK9 antibody as measured by intravascular ultrasound). Amgen.
Site Principal Investigator, CV205-005, Bristol-Myers Squibb. A Phase 2A trial of a novel antiarrhythmic.
Site Principal Investigator, DEFINE-FLAIR: Functional Lesion Assessment of Intermediate Stenosis to Guide Revascularisation. Imperial College London.
Professional Societies
Society of Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions
American College of Cardiology
Other Experience
Interventional Cardiology Fellowship
Massachusetts General Hospital 2009—2010

Cardiology Fellowship
University of California, Irvine 2006—2009

Critical Care Medicine Fellowship
Stanford Hospital 2005—2006

Diplomate, Certification Examination for Competency in Cardiac Rhythm Device Therapy for the Physician
International Board of Heart Rhythm Examiners 2013

Graduate Programs
Critical Care Medicine (IM)

Cardiovascular Disease (IM)

Interventional Cardiology (IM)

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