W S Aronow

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Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Use of antiplatelet drugs in the treatment of acute coronary syndromes
    Wilbert S Aronow
    Cardiology Division, New York Medical College, Macy Pavilion, Room 138, Valhalla, NY 10595, USA
    Cardiovasc Hematol Disord Drug Targets 13:151-7. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Antiplatelet drug use in patients with non-ST-segment elevation acute coronary syndromes
    Wilbert S Aronow
    Cardiology Division, Department of Medicine, New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY 10595, USA
    Postgrad Med 125:51-8. 2013
  3. doi request reprint What should the blood pressure goal be in patients with hypertension who are at high risk for cardiovascular disease?
    Wilbert S Aronow
    Department of Medicine, New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY, USA
    Hosp Pract (Minneap) 40:28-32. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Carcinoid heart disease
    Chandrasekar Palaniswamy
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, New York Medical College Westchester Medical Center, Valhalla, NY 10595, USA
    Cardiol Rev 20:167-76. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint Evidence-based medicine should be practiced for primary prevention and secondary prevention of cardiovascular disease
    Wilbert S Aronow
    Cardiology Division, New York Medical College, Valhalla, New York
    Clin Cardiol 35:257-8. 2012
  6. ncbi request reprint Rheumatoid arthritis: cardiovascular manifestations, pathogenesis, and therapy
    William M Mellana
    Cardiology Division, New York Medical College, Macy Pavilion, Room 138, Valhalla, NY 10595, USA
    Curr Pharm Des 18:1450-6. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Current approaches to the treatment of hypertension in older persons
    Wilbert S Aronow
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY 10595, USA
    Postgrad Med 124:50-9. 2012
  8. pmc Influence of co-existing atrial fibrillation on the efficacy of atorvastatin treatment in patients with dilated cardiomyopathy: a pilot study
    Agata Bielecka-Dabrowa
    Department of Hypertension, Chair of Nephrology and Hypertension, Medical University of Lodz, Poland
    Lipids Health Dis 9:21. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint Should the National Cholesterol Education Program guidelines be changed for persons at high risk for cardiovascular events?
    Wilbert S Aronow
    Department of Medicine, Cardiology Division, Westchester Medical Center New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY 10595, USA
    Prev Cardiol 7:71-2. 2004
  10. doi request reprint Older age should not be a barrier to the treatment of hypertension
    Wilbert S Aronow
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Westchester Medical Center New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY 10595, USA
    Nat Clin Pract Cardiovasc Med 5:514-5. 2008

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Publications133 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi request reprint Use of antiplatelet drugs in the treatment of acute coronary syndromes
    Wilbert S Aronow
    Cardiology Division, New York Medical College, Macy Pavilion, Room 138, Valhalla, NY 10595, USA
    Cardiovasc Hematol Disord Drug Targets 13:151-7. 2013
    ..Clinical trial data in patients with acute coronary syndromes do not support the use of intravenous cangrelor or oral voraxapar in the treatment of these patients. ..
  2. doi request reprint Antiplatelet drug use in patients with non-ST-segment elevation acute coronary syndromes
    Wilbert S Aronow
    Cardiology Division, Department of Medicine, New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY 10595, USA
    Postgrad Med 125:51-8. 2013
    ..Clinical trial data do not support the use of intravenous cangrelor or oral vorapaxar in the treatment of patients with acute coronary syndromes...
  3. doi request reprint What should the blood pressure goal be in patients with hypertension who are at high risk for cardiovascular disease?
    Wilbert S Aronow
    Department of Medicine, New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY, USA
    Hosp Pract (Minneap) 40:28-32. 2012
    ....
  4. doi request reprint Carcinoid heart disease
    Chandrasekar Palaniswamy
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, New York Medical College Westchester Medical Center, Valhalla, NY 10595, USA
    Cardiol Rev 20:167-76. 2012
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Evidence-based medicine should be practiced for primary prevention and secondary prevention of cardiovascular disease
    Wilbert S Aronow
    Cardiology Division, New York Medical College, Valhalla, New York
    Clin Cardiol 35:257-8. 2012
    ..The author has no funding, financial relationships, or conflicts of interest to disclose...
  6. ncbi request reprint Rheumatoid arthritis: cardiovascular manifestations, pathogenesis, and therapy
    William M Mellana
    Cardiology Division, New York Medical College, Macy Pavilion, Room 138, Valhalla, NY 10595, USA
    Curr Pharm Des 18:1450-6. 2012
    ..Other manifestations include pericarditis, myocarditis, and vasculitis...
  7. doi request reprint Current approaches to the treatment of hypertension in older persons
    Wilbert S Aronow
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY 10595, USA
    Postgrad Med 124:50-9. 2012
    ..Adverse effects from treatment, such as electrolyte disturbances, renal dysfunction, and excessive orthostatic BP reduction, should be avoided...
  8. pmc Influence of co-existing atrial fibrillation on the efficacy of atorvastatin treatment in patients with dilated cardiomyopathy: a pilot study
    Agata Bielecka-Dabrowa
    Department of Hypertension, Chair of Nephrology and Hypertension, Medical University of Lodz, Poland
    Lipids Health Dis 9:21. 2010
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Should the National Cholesterol Education Program guidelines be changed for persons at high risk for cardiovascular events?
    Wilbert S Aronow
    Department of Medicine, Cardiology Division, Westchester Medical Center New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY 10595, USA
    Prev Cardiol 7:71-2. 2004
  10. doi request reprint Older age should not be a barrier to the treatment of hypertension
    Wilbert S Aronow
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Westchester Medical Center New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY 10595, USA
    Nat Clin Pract Cardiovasc Med 5:514-5. 2008
    ..These results indicate that hypertensive patients aged 80 years and older should be treated with antihypertensive drugs...
  11. doi request reprint Hypertension and the older diabetic
    Wilbert S Aronow
    Divisions of Cardiology, Geriatrics, and Pulmonary Critical Care, Department of Medicine, Westchester Medical Center New York Medical College, Macy Pavilion, Room 138, Valhalla, NY 10595, USA
    Clin Geriatr Med 24:489-501, vi-vii. 2008
    ..This article reviews studies addressing the implications of hypertension and the older diabetic...
  12. ncbi request reprint Prevention of venous thromboembolism in hospitalized patients
    Wilbert S Aronow
    Cardiology Division, New York Medical College, Macy Pavilion, Room 138, Valhalla, NY 10595, USA
    Compr Ther 34:2-9. 2008
    ..Use of effective methods of prophylaxis is more cost-effective and is safer than selective, intensive screening for VTE. These therapeutic options will be discussed...
  13. ncbi request reprint Should the NCEP III guidelines be changed in elderly and younger persons at high risk for cardiovascular events?
    Wilbert S Aronow
    Department of Medicine, Cardiology Division, Westchester Medical Center New York Medical College, Macy Pavillion, Room 138, Valhalla, NY 10595, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 60:591-2. 2005
  14. ncbi request reprint Treatment after myocardial infarction
    Wilbert S Aronow
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, New York Medical College, Valhalla, New York 10595, USA
    Compr Ther 33:39-47. 2007
    ..The two indications for coronary revascularization are prolongation of life and relief of unacceptable symptoms despite optimal medical management...
  15. ncbi request reprint Management of atrial fibrillation--Part 1
    Wilbert S Aronow
    Cardiology Division, New York Medical College, Macy Pavilion, Room 138, Valhalla, NY 10595, USA
    Compr Ther 34:126-33. 2008
    ..Pharmacologic treatments include beta-adrenergic blockade, calcium channel blockers, and amiodarone in selected patients...
  16. ncbi request reprint Management of peripheral arterial disease
    Wilbert S Aronow
    Divisions of Cardiology and Geriatrics, Department of Medicine, New York Medical College Westchester Medical Center, Valhalla, NY 10595, USA
    Cardiol Rev 13:61-8. 2005
    ..However, amputation should be performed if tissue loss has progressed beyond the point of salvage, if surgery is too risky, if life expectancy is very low, or if functional limitations diminish the benefit of limb salvage...
  17. ncbi request reprint Management of the elderly person after myocardial infarction
    Wilbert S Aronow
    Division of Cardiology, New York Medical College, Macy Pavilion, Rm 138, Valhalla, NY 10595, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 59:1173-85. 2004
    ..Hormonal therapy should not be used in postmenopausal women after myocardial infarction. The two indications for coronary revascularization are prolongation of life and relief of unacceptable symptoms despite optimal medical management...
  18. ncbi request reprint Management of peripheral arterial disease of the lower extremities in elderly patients
    Wilbert S Aronow
    Divisions of Cardiology and Geriatrics, Department of Medicine, New York Medical College, Valhalla, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 59:172-7. 2004
    ..However, amputation should be performed if tissue loss has progressed beyond the point of salvage, if surgery is too risky, if life expectancy is very low, or if functional limitations obviate the benefit of limb salvage...
  19. ncbi request reprint Lipids and the elderly
    Wilbert S Aronow
    Department of Medicine, Cardiology and Geriatrics Divisions, New York Medical College, Macy Pavilion, Room 138, Valhalla, NY 10595, USA
    Rev Endocr Metab Disord 5:359-64. 2004
  20. ncbi request reprint Antiplatelet therapy in peripheral arterial disease
    Wilbert S Aronow
    Cardiology Division, Westchester Medical Center New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY 10595, USA
    Curr Drug Targets Cardiovasc Haematol Disord 4:265-7. 2004
    ..0028) reduction in vascular death, nonfatal myocardial infarction, and nonfatal stroke than patients randomized to aspirin 325 mg daily. These data favor the use of clopidogrel in patients with PAD...
  21. ncbi request reprint Management of ventricular arrhythmias
    Wilbert S Aronow
    Cardiology Division, New York Medical College, Macy Pavilion, Room 138, Valhalla, NY 10595, USA
    Compr Ther 34:89-99. 2008
    ..The ACC/AHA Class I indications for an AICD are discussed. Patients with AICDs should be treated with biventricular pacing, not with dual-chamber rate-responsive pacing at a rate of 70/minute...
  22. doi request reprint Etiology, pathophysiology, and treatment of atrial fibrillation: part 1
    Wilbert S Aronow
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, New York Medical College Westchester Medical Center, Valhalla, New York 10595, USA
    Cardiol Rev 16:181-8. 2008
    ..This is part 1 of a 2-part review of the etiology, pathophysiology, and treatment of atrial fibrillation. The second part will be published in the subsequent issue of Cardiology in Review...
  23. ncbi request reprint Treatment of systolic and diastolic heart failure in the elderly
    Wilbert S Aronow
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Westchester Medical Center New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY, USA
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 7:29-36. 2006
    ..5 and 0.8 ng/mL. A multidisciplinary approach should be used with nurse monitoring of the condition. In a home-bound patient, a homemaker should be hired...
  24. ncbi request reprint Use of antiplatelet drugs in secondary prevention in patients with atherothrombotic disease
    Wilbert S Aronow
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Westchester Medical Center New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY 10595, USA
    Compr Ther 32:182-8. 2006
    ..Clopidogrel is significantly more effective than aspirin in reducing vascular death, nonfatal MI, and nonfatal stroke in patients with peripheral arterial disease...
  25. ncbi request reprint Heart-failure-complicating acute myocardial infarction
    Wilbert S Aronow
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Westchester Medical Center, New York Medical College, Macy Pavilion, Room 138, Valhalla, NY 10595, USA
    Clin Geriatr Med 23:123-39. 2007
    ..The article also discusses measures for treating arrhythmias and for diagnosing mechanical complications...
  26. ncbi request reprint Treatment of heart failure with abnormal left ventricular systolic function in the elderly
    Wilbert S Aronow
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Westchester Medical Center, New York Medical College, Macy Pavilion, Room 138, Valhalla, NY 10595, USA
    Clin Geriatr Med 23:61-81. 2007
    ..The article explains the role each of these plays and reports on studies that have examined and compared various treatments...
  27. ncbi request reprint Relation of increased hemoglobin A(1c) levels to severity of peripheral arterial disease in patients with diabetes mellitus
    Wilbert S Aronow
    Department of Medicine, Cardiology Division, New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY, USA
    Am J Cardiol 99:1468-9. 2007
    ..60 and in 92 of 135 (68%) with ABIs of 0.60 to 0.89 (p <0.0001). In conclusion, the higher the hemoglobin A(1c) levels in patients with diabetes with PAD, the higher the prevalence of severe PAD...
  28. ncbi request reprint Heart disease and aging
    Wilbert S Aronow
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, New York Medical College, Macy Pavilion, Room 138, Valhalla, NY 10595, USA
    Med Clin North Am 90:849-62. 2006
    ..Older persons who have unexplained syncope should have 24-hour ambulatory electrocardiograms to determine whether pauses of longer than 3 seconds are present that require permanent pacemaker implantation...
  29. ncbi request reprint Use of antiplatelet drugs in secondary prevention in older persons with atherothrombotic disease
    Wilbert S Aronow
    Department of Medicine, Divisions of Cardiology, Geriatrics, and Pulmonary Critical Care Medicine, Westchester Medical Center New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY 10595, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 62:518-24. 2007
    ..Clopidogrel is significantly more effective than aspirin in reducing vascular death, nonfatal MI, and nonfatal stroke in patients with peripheral arterial disease...
  30. ncbi request reprint Valvular aortic stenosis in the elderly
    Wilbert S Aronow
    Cardiology Division, Department of Medicine, New York Medical College, Valhalla, New York 10595, USA
    Cardiol Rev 15:217-25. 2007
    ..Patients with a bioprosthetic aortic valve without any of these 4 risk factors should be treated with aspirin 75-100 mg daily...
  31. ncbi request reprint Treatment of heart failure with decreased left ventricular ejection fraction
    Wilbert S Aronow
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY 10595, USA
    Compr Ther 32:218-25. 2006
    ..5 mg/dL in men and <or=2.0 mg/dL in women; serum potassium should be <5.0 mEq/L)...
  32. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular manifestations seen in obstructive sleep apnea
    Wilbert S Aronow
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY 10595, USA
    Compr Ther 33:82-6. 2007
    ....
  33. ncbi request reprint Aortic stenosis
    Wilbert S Aronow
    Depatment of Medicine, Divisions of Cardiology, Geriatrics, and Pulmonary Critical Care, New York Medical College, Macy Pavilion, Room 138, Valhalla, NY 10595, USA
    Compr Ther 33:174-83. 2007
    ..Patients with a bioprosthetic aortic valve without any of these four risk factors should be treated with aspirin 75-100 mg daily...
  34. ncbi request reprint Treatment of heart failure with normal left ventricular ejection fraction
    Wilbert S Aronow
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Westchester Medical Center New York Medical College, Macy Pavillion, Room 138, Valhalla, NY 10595, USA
    Compr Ther 33:223-30. 2007
    ..Digoxin should not be used in persons with HF in sinus rhythm with normal LVEF. Exercise training should be encouraged in persons with mild to moderate HF to improve functional status and to decrease symptoms...
  35. ncbi request reprint Management of peripheral arterial disease of the lower extremities
    Wilbert S Aronow
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY 10595, USA
    Compr Ther 33:247-56. 2007
    ....
  36. ncbi request reprint Drug treatment of peripheral arterial disease in the elderly
    Wilbert S Aronow
    Department of Medicine, Cardiology Division, New York Medical College, Valhalla, New York 10595, USA
    Drugs Aging 23:1-12. 2006
    ..In addition, medical therapy may result in significant improvements in walking ability that may obviate the need for lower extremity angioplasty with stenting and bypass surgery...
  37. pmc Management of hyperlipidemia with statins in the older patient
    Wilbert S Aronow
    Department of Medicine, Cardiology and Geriatrics Divisions, New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY 10595, USA
    Clin Interv Aging 1:433-8. 2006
    ..When LDL cholesterol-lowering drug therapy is used to treat high-risk persons or moderately high-risk persons, the serum LDL cholesterol should be decreased at least 30% to 40%...
  38. doi request reprint Treatment of high-risk older persons with lipid-lowering drug therapy
    Wilbert S Aronow
    Department of Medicine, Divisions of Cardiology, Geriatrics, and Pulmonary Critical Care, New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY 10595, USA
    Am J Ther 15:102-7. 2008
    ..High-risk older persons should be treated with lipid-lowering drugs according to the NCEP III updated guidelines to reduce cardiovascular morbidity and mortality...
  39. ncbi request reprint Management of atrial fibrillation--Part 2
    Wilbert S Aronow
    Cardiology Division, New York Medical College, Macy Pavilion, Room 138, Valhalla, NY 10595, USA
    Compr Ther 34:134-42. 2008
    ..0 to 3.0. Patients with AF at low risk for stroke or with contraindications to warfarin should be treated with aspirin...
  40. ncbi request reprint Treatment of hypertension in the elderly
    Wilbert S Aronow
    Cardiology Division, New York Medical College, Macy Pavilion, Room 138, Valhalla, NY 10595, USA
    Compr Ther 34:171-6. 2008
    ..Adverse effects depend upon the antihypertensive drugs used, the doses of these drugs, comorbidities, and drug-drug interactions...
  41. doi request reprint Office management of peripheral arterial disease
    Wilbert S Aronow
    Department of Medicine, New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY, USA
    Am J Med 123:790-2. 2010
    ....
  42. ncbi request reprint Management of ventricular arrhythmias
    W S Aronow
    Cardiology Division, Department of Medicine, New York Medical College, Valhalla, New York, NY 10595, USA
    Minerva Cardioangiol 58:657-76. 2010
    ..Patients with AICDs should be treated with beta blockers, statins, and angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors or angiotensin blockers...
  43. ncbi request reprint Antiplatelet agents in the prevention of cardiovascular morbidity and mortality in older patients with vascular disease
    W S Aronow
    Hebrew Hospital Home, Bronx, New York 10475, USA
    Drugs Aging 15:91-101. 1999
    ..Most data indicate that the combination of aspirin and dipyridamole is not more effective than aspirin alone in preventing vascular events, and available data do not support the use of sulfinpyrazone in patients with vascular disease...
  44. ncbi request reprint Reduction of coronary events with aspirin in older patients with prior myocardial infarction treated with and without statins
    Wilbert S Aronow
    Department of Medicine, Westchester Medical Center, New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY 10595, USA
    Heart Dis 4:159-61. 2002
    ..01 for each 1-mg/dL increase), initial serum high-density lipoprotein cholesterol level (risk ratio, 0.96 for each 1-mg/dL increase), use of statins (risk ratio, 0.46), and use of aspirin (risk ratio, 0.48)...
  45. ncbi request reprint Might losartan reduce sudden cardiac death in diabetic patients with hypertension?
    Wilbert S Aronow
    Department of Medicine, Divisions of Cardiology and Geriatrics, Westchester Medical Center and New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY 10595, USA
    Lancet 362:591-2. 2003
  46. ncbi request reprint Management of the older person with atrial fibrillation
    Wilbert S Aronow
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Westchester Medical Center New York Medical College, Valhalla, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 57:M352-63. 2002
    ..0 to 3.0. Patients with AF at low risk for stroke or with contraindications to warfarin should receive 325 mg of aspirin daily...
  47. ncbi request reprint Incidence of new atherothrombotic brain infarction in older persons with prior myocardial infarction and serum low-density lipoprotein cholesterol >or=125 mg/dl treated with statins versus no lipid-lowering drug
    Wilbert S Aronow
    Cardiology Division, Westchester Medical Center New York Medical College, Valhalla, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 57:M333-5. 2002
    ....
  48. ncbi request reprint Atrial fibrillation
    Wilbert S Aronow
    Department of Medicine, Westchester Medical Center New York Medical College, Valhalla, New York 10595, USA
    Heart Dis 4:91-101. 2002
    ..0 to 3.0. Persons with atrial fibrillation who are at low risk for stroke or who have contraindications to warfarin should receive 325 mg aspirin daily...
  49. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and association of ventricular tachycardia and complex ventricular arrhythmias with new coronary events in older men and women with and without cardiovascular disease
    Wilbert S Aronow
    Cardiology Division, Department of Medicine, Westchester Medical Center New York Medical College, Valhalla, New York 10804, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 57:M178-80. 2002
    ..We report the prevalence of ventricular tachycardia (VT) and of complex ventricular arrhythmias (VA) and their association with new coronary events in older men and women...
  50. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for new atherothrombotic brain infarction in older Hispanic men and women
    Wilbert S Aronow
    Hebrew Hospital Home, Bronx, New York, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 57:M61-3. 2002
    ..We report the prevalence and incidence of atherothrombotic brain infarction (ABI) in older Hispanic men and women in a long-term health care facility...
  51. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and incidence of cardiovascular disease in 1160 older men and 2464 older women in a long-term health care facility
    Wilbert S Aronow
    Hebrew Hospital Home, Bronx, New York, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 57:M45-6. 2002
    ..We report the prevalence and incidence of cardiovascular disease in older men and women in a long-term health care facility...
  52. ncbi request reprint Drug treatment of elderly patients with acute myocardial infarction: practical recommendations
    W S Aronow
    Department of Geriatrics and Adult Development, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York, USA
    Drugs Aging 18:807-18. 2001
    ..There are no class I indications for using intravenous magnesium during acute MI. The routine use of antiarrhythmic drugs other than beta-blockers during and after acute MI is not recommended...
  53. ncbi request reprint Treatment of the elderly post-myocardial infarction patient
    W S Aronow
    Department of Medicine, New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY 10595, USA
    Am J Geriatr Cardiol 10:316-22, 376. 2001
    ..Indications for coronary revascularization after MI in older individuals are prolongation of life and relief of unacceptable symptoms despite optimal medical management...
  54. ncbi request reprint Treatment of older persons with hypercholesterolemia with and without cardiovascular disease
    W S Aronow
    Department of Geriatrics and Adult Development, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 56:M138-45. 2001
    ....
  55. ncbi request reprint Myocardial infarction in the elderly: benefits and risks of thrombolytics
    Wilbert S Aronow
    Cardiology Division, Department of Medicine, Westchester Medical Center New York Medical College, Valhalla, New York 10595, USA
    Drug Saf 25:753-8. 2002
    ..Stroke is a potential risk of the use of thrombolytics...
  56. ncbi request reprint Frequency of new coronary events in older persons with peripheral arterial disease and serum low-density lipoprotein cholesterol > or = 125 mg/dl treated with statins versus no lipid-lowering drug
    Wilbert S Aronow
    Cardiology Division, Department of Medicine, Westchester Medical Center New York Medical College, Valhalla, New York, USA
    Am J Cardiol 90:789-91. 2002
  57. doi request reprint Office management after myocardial infarction
    Wilbert S Aronow
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, New York Medical College, Valhalla, New York 10595, USA
    Am J Med 123:593-5. 2010
    ..The 2 indications for coronary revascularization are prolongation of life and relief of unacceptable symptoms despite optimal medical management...
  58. ncbi request reprint Management of atrial fibrillation in the elderly
    W S Aronow
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine New York Medical College, Alhalla, New York, NY, USA
    Minerva Med 100:3-24. 2009
    ..0 to 3.0. Patients with AF at low risk for stroke or with contraindications to warfarin should be treated with aspirin 325 mg daily...
  59. ncbi request reprint Thrombolytic therapy is indicated for patients over 75 years of age with st-elevation acute myocardial infarction: antagonist viewpoint
    Wilbert S Aronow
    The Cardiology Division, New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY, USA
    Am J Geriatr Cardiol 12:348-50. 2003
    ....
  60. doi request reprint Treating hypertension in older adults: safety considerations
    Wilbert S Aronow
    Department of Medicine, Divisions of Cardiology, Geriatrics, and Pulmonary Critical Care, New York Medical College, Valhalla, New York 10595, USA
    Drug Saf 32:111-8. 2009
    ..The adverse effects depend on the antihypertensive drugs used, the doses used, the co-morbidities present in older patients taking these drugs and drug-drug interactions...
  61. doi request reprint Treatment of ventricular arrhythmias in the elderly
    Wilbert S Aronow
    Cardiology Division, Department of Medicine, New York Medical College, Valhalla, New York 10595, USA
    Cardiol Rev 17:136-46. 2009
    ..Patients with AICDs should also be treated with beta-blockers, statins, and angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors or angiotensin blockers...
  62. ncbi request reprint Effect of simvastatin versus placebo on treadmill exercise time until the onset of intermittent claudication in older patients with peripheral arterial disease at six months and at one year after treatment
    Wilbert S Aronow
    Department of Medicine, Cardiology Division, Westchester Medical Center New York Medical College, Macy Pavilion Room 138, Valhalla, NY 10595, USA
    Am J Cardiol 92:711-2. 2003
    ..0001) at 1 year after treatment. At 6 months and 1 year after treatment with placebo, treadmill exercise time until onset of intermittent claudication was not significantly different from baseline exercise time...
  63. doi request reprint Peripheral arterial disease in women
    Wilbert S Aronow
    Department of Medicine, Divisions of Cardiology, Geriatrics, and Pulmonary Critical Care, New York Medical College, Macy Pavilion, Room 138, Valhalla, NY, USA
    Maturitas 64:204-11. 2009
    ..Future research includes investigation of mechanisms underlying why women have a higher risk of graft failure and major amputation...
  64. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology, pathophysiology, prognosis, and treatment of systolic and diastolic heart failure in elderly patients
    Wilbert S Aronow
    Department of Medicine, Cardiology Division, Westchester Medical Center New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY, USA
    Heart Dis 5:279-94. 2003
    ..Isosorbide dinitrate plus hydralazine should be added if HF persists. A calcium channel blocker should be added if HF persists. Digoxin should be avoided in diastolic HF if sinus rhythm is present...
  65. ncbi request reprint Elderly diabetics with peripheral arterial disease and no coronary artery disease have a higher incidence of new coronary events than elderly nondiabetics with peripheral arterial disease and prior myocardial infarction treated with statins and with no li
    Wilbert S Aronow
    Cardiology and Geriatrics Divisions, Department of Medicine, Westchester Medical Center New York Medical College, Valhalla 10804, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 58:573-5. 2003
    ....
  66. ncbi request reprint Effect of statins on mortality and cardiovascular events in elderly high-risk persons
    Wilbert S Aronow
    Cardiology Division, Department of Medicine, New York Medical College, Valhalla 10595, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 51:717-8. 2003
  67. doi request reprint Implantable cardioverter-defibrillators
    Wilbert S Aronow
    Cardiology Division, Department of Medicine, New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY 10595, USA
    Am J Ther 17:e208-20. 2010
    ..Patients with AICDs should be treated with beta blockers, statins, and angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors or angiotensin receptor blockers...
  68. doi request reprint Management of hypercholesterolemia in older persons for the prevention of cardiovascular disease
    Wilbert S Aronow
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, New York Medical College Westchester Medical Center, Valhalla, NY 10595, USA
    Cardiol Rev 18:132-40. 2010
    ..The LDL cholesterol should be decreased to <160 mg/dL in persons at low risk for cardiovascular disease...
  69. doi request reprint Current role of beta-blockers in the treatment of hypertension
    Wilbert S Aronow
    New York Medical College, Cardiology Division, Department of Medicine, Valhalla, NY 10595, USA
    Expert Opin Pharmacother 11:2599-607. 2010
    ..It is important to know which patients with hypertension will benefit from beta-blocker therapy and which beta-blockers should be used in the treatment of hypertension to reduce cardiovascular events and mortality...
  70. ncbi request reprint Prognosis of congestive heart failure after prior myocardial infarction in older persons with atrial fibrillation versus sinus rhythm
    W S Aronow
    Hebrew Hospital Home, Bronx, New York 10475, USA
    Am J Cardiol 87:224-5, A8-9. 2001
    ..03 for an increment of 1 year of age), hypertension (risk ratio 1.2), diabetes mellitus (risk ratio 1.4), abnormal left ventricular ejection fraction (risk ratio 2.1), and atrial fibrillation (risk ratio 1.5)...
  71. doi request reprint Statins reduce appropriate cardioverter-defibrillator shocks and mortality in patients with heart failure and combined cardiac resynchronization and implantable cardioverter-defibrillator therapy
    Harit Desai
    Department of Medicine, New York Medical College, Valhalla, 10595, USA
    J Cardiovasc Pharmacol Ther 14:176-9. 2009
    ..05), use of digoxin (risk ratio = 4.2), systemic hypertension (risk ratio = 14.2), diabetes (risk ratio = 4.3), and left ventricular ejection fraction (risk ratio = 1.1)...
  72. doi request reprint Prevalence of use of cardiovascular drugs in 499 patients with suspected coronary artery disease at time of hospitalization for coronary angiography and in 357 patients with obstructive coronary artery disease documented by coronary angiography
    Michael Mazar
    Department of Medicine, Cardiology Division, New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY 10595, USA
    Am J Ther 15:458-60. 2008
    ..01), and in patients with hypertension, diabetes, or hypercholesterolemia (P < 0.001). Age, race, body mass index, and neck circumference were not significantly different for patients with versus without obstructive CAD...
  73. ncbi request reprint Heart failure update: treatment of heart failure with a normal left ventricular ejection fraction in the elderly
    Wilbert S Aronow
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Westchester Medical Center New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY, USA
    Geriatrics 61:16-20. 2006
    ..Use of inappropriate drugs, such as nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, should be avoided. Coronary revascularization should be performed in selected individuals...
  74. ncbi request reprint Recognition and management of aortic stenosis in the elderly
    Wilbert S Aronow
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Westchester Medical Center New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY, USA
    Geriatrics 62:23-32. 2007
    ..Indications for aortic valve replacement (AVR), for use of warfarin after AVR in patients with mechanical prostheses, and for use of aspirin or warfarin after AVR in patients with bioprostheses are listed in the article...
  75. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of multivessel coronary artery disease in patients with diabetes mellitus plus hypothyroidism, in patients with diabetes mellitus without hypothyroidism, and in patients with no diabetes mellitus or hypothyroidism
    Mohan Kesani
    Cardiology Division, Westchester Medical Center New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY 10595, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 58:M857-8. 2003
    ....
  76. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular medications taken by patients aged >or=70 years hospitalized for acute coronary syndromes before hospitalization and at hospital discharge
    Stephen Woodworth
    Cardiology Division, Westchester Medical Center New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY 10595, USA
    Prev Cardiol 5:173-6. 2002
    ..001), and the use of calcium channel blockers decreased from 28% to 23% (p=NS). Dyslipidemia was present in 62% of the 177 patients. The use of statins increased from 34% before hospitalization to 63% at hospital discharge (p<0.001)...
  77. ncbi request reprint A focus on when and when not to use antiarrhythmic drugs in treating ventricular arrhythmias and indications for the use of automatic implantable cardioverter-defibrillators
    Wilbert S Aronow
    Division of Cardiology, New York Medical College and Cardiology Clinic, Westchester Medical Center New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY, USA
    Geriatrics 63:20-8. 2008
    ..Other indications for an AICD are discussed. Patients with AICDs should be treated with biventricular pacing, not with dual-chamber rate-responsive pacing at a rate of 70/minute...
  78. pmc Higher New York Heart Association classes and increased mortality and hospitalization in patients with heart failure and preserved left ventricular function
    Ali Ahmed
    Division of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL, USA
    Am Heart J 151:444-50. 2006
    ..The association between higher New York Heart Association (NYHA) class and outcomes in patients with heart failure and preserved systolic function is not well known...
  79. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of left main coronary artery disease, of three- or four-vessel coronary artery disease, and of obstructive coronary artery disease in patients with and without peripheral arterial disease undergoing coronary angiography for suspected coronary a
    Rishi Sukhija
    Cardiology Division, Department of Medicine, Westchester Medical Center New York Medical College, Valhalla, New York 10595, USA
    Am J Cardiol 92:304-5. 2003
    ....
  80. doi request reprint Incidence of perioperative myocardial infarction and of 2-year mortality in 577 elderly patients undergoing noncardiac vascular surgery treated with and without statins
    Harit Desai
    Cardiology Division, Department of Medicine, New York Medical College, Macy Pavilion, Room 138, Valhalla, NY 10595, USA
    Arch Gerontol Geriatr 51:149-51. 2010
    ..009), and diabetes (RR=1.5, p=0.045). In conclusion, patients undergoing noncardiac vascular surgery treated with statins had a 57% less chance of having perioperative MI or death at 2-year follow-up after controlling for other variables...
  81. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of symptomatic peripheral arterial disease, modifiable risk factors, and appropriate use of drugs in the treatment of peripheral arterial disease in older persons seen in a university general medicine clinic
    Jose Ness
    Department of Medicine, University of Iowa School of Medicine, Iowa City, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 60:255-7. 2005
    ..Persons with peripheral arterial disease (PAD) have a high incidence of cardiovascular morbidity and mortality...
  82. ncbi request reprint Patients, mean age 70 years, with automatic implantable cardioverter-defibrillators treated with dual-chamber rate responsive pacing (DDDR-70) have a higher mortality than patients with backup ventricular pacing (VVI-40) at 3.7-year follow-up
    Rishi Sukhija
    Department of Medicine, Cardiology Division, Westchester Medical Center New York Medical College, Macy Pavilion, Room 138, Valhalla, NY 10595, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 60:603-4. 2005
    ..5% with ventricular backup pacing at 40/minute (VVI-40) versus 10.1% in patients with dual-chamber rate responsive pacing at 70/minute (DDDR-70)...
  83. doi request reprint Prevalence of a hemoglobin A1c less than 7.0%, of a blood pressure less than 130/80 mm Hg, and of a serum low-density lipoprotein cholesterol less than 100 mg/dL in older patients with diabetes mellitus in an academic nursing home
    Julie Joseph
    Department of Medicine, Divisions of Geriatrics, New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY, USA
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 9:51-4. 2008
    ..0%, of a blood pressure less than 130/80 mm Hg, and of a serum low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol less than 100 mg/dL in older persons with diabetes mellitus who were not terminally ill in an academic nursing home...
  84. ncbi request reprint Association of abnormal serum lipids in elderly persons with atherosclerotic vascular disease and dementia, atherosclerotic vascular disease without dementia, dementia without atherosclerotic vascular disease, and no dementia or atherosclerotic vascular d
    Vana Suryadevara
    Divisions of Geriatrics, Westchester Medical Center New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 58:M859-61. 2003
    ..Observational data have shown that the use of statins was associated with a lower prevalence of vascular dementia and of Alzheimer's disease...
  85. ncbi request reprint Underutilization of aspirin, beta blockers, angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors, and lipid-lowering drugs and overutilization of calcium channel blockers in older persons with coronary artery disease in an academic nursing home
    Subrato Ghosh
    Department of Medicine, Division of Geriatrics, Westchester Medical Center New York Medical College, Valhalla 10814, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 57:M398-400. 2002
    ....
  86. ncbi request reprint Incidence of new coronary events in older persons with prior myocardial infarction and serum low-density lipoprotein cholesterol > or = 125 mg/dl treated with statins versus no lipid-lowering drug
    Wilbert S Aronow
    Department of Medicine, Westchester Medical Center New York Medical College, Valhalla, New York, USA
    Am J Cardiol 89:67-9. 2002
  87. ncbi request reprint Incidence of new stroke or new myocardial infarction or death in patients with severe carotid arterial disease treated with and without statins
    Gautham Ravipati
    Department of Medicine, Cardiology Division, New York Medical College, Valhalla, New York, USA
    Am J Cardiol 98:1170-1. 2006
    ..18, p <0.0001), and previous MI (risk ratio 2.15, p <0.0001). In conclusion, statins decrease the incidence of new stroke or MI or death in patients with severe carotid arterial disease who do not undergo revascularization...
  88. ncbi request reprint Effect of an educational program on the prevalence of use of antiplatelet drugs, beta blockers, angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors, lipid-lowering drugs, and calcium channel blockers prescribed during hospitalization and at hospital discharge in pat
    Shirin Sanal
    Department of Medicine, Cardiology Division, Westchester Medical Center New York Medical College, Valhalla, New York 10595, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 58:1046-8. 2003
    ....
  89. ncbi request reprint Association of plasma homocysteine in elderly persons with atherosclerotic vascular disease and dementia, atherosclerotic vascular disease without dementia, dementia without atherosclerotic vascular disease, and no dementia or atherosclerotic vascular dis
    Samantha G Storey
    Division of Geriatrics, Department of Medicine, Westchester Medical Center New York Medical College, Valhalla 10595, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 58:M1135-6. 2003
    ..Increased plasma homocysteine has been associated with atherosclerotic vascular disease in elderly persons. The Framingham Study found that plasma homocysteine was a risk factor for dementia and Alzheimer's disease...
  90. ncbi request reprint Inpatient telemetry does not need to be used in the management of older patients hospitalized with chest pain at low risk for in-hospital coronary events and mortality
    Mohammad A Saleem
    Department of Medicine, Cardiology Division, Westchester Medical Center New York Medical College, Macy Pavilion, Room 138, Valhalla, NY 10595, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 60:605-6. 2005
    ..Little is known about patients admitted with chest pain to inpatient telemetry units directly from an emergency department...
  91. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of adequate control of increased serum low-density lipoprotein cholesterol in self-pay or Medicare patients versus Medicaid or private insurance patients followed in a University General Medicine Clinic
    Raja Varma
    Department of Medicine, Cardiology Division, Westchester Medical Center New York Medical College, Macy Pavilion, Valhalla, NY 10595, USA
    Am J Cardiol 95:269-70. 2005
    ..025)...
  92. ncbi request reprint Increased prevalence of peripheral arterial disease in older men and women with subclinical hypothyroidism
    Min Min Mya
    Department of Medicine, Westchester Medical Center New York Medical College, Valhalla, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 58:68-9. 2003
    ..We report the prevalence of symptomatic peripheral arterial disease (PAD) associated with subclinical hypothyroidism in older persons...
  93. ncbi request reprint Comparison of acute coronary syndromes in men versus women > or = 70 years of age
    Stephen Woodworth
    Cardiology Division, Westchester Medical Center New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY, USA
    Am J Cardiol 90:1145-7. 2002
  94. ncbi request reprint Antiplatelet therapy in the treatment of atherothrombotic disease: considering the evidence
    Wilbert S Aronow
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology and Geriatrics, Westchester Medical Center New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY, USA
    Geriatrics 62:12-24. 2007
    ..Clopidogrel is more effective than aspirin in reducing the risk of vascular death, nonfatal MI, and nonfatal stroke in patients with peripheral arterial disease...
  95. ncbi request reprint Type 5 phosphodiesterase inhibitors in the treatment of erectile dysfunction and cardiovascular disease
    Gautham Ravipati
    Division of General Internal Medicine, New York Medical College Westchester Medical Center, Valhalla, New York 10595, USA
    Cardiol Rev 15:76-86. 2007
    ..The drug will be marketed under the trade name of Revatio, not Viagra, the name used for the ED indication. The approved dose for primary pulmonary hypertension is 20 mg 3 times daily...
  96. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of moderate or severe left ventricular diastolic dysfunction in obese persons with obstructive sleep apnea
    Jasdeep Sidana
    Department of Medicine, Divisions of Cardiology and Pulmonary Critical Care, New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY 10595, USA
    Cardiology 104:107-9. 2005
    ..01). Obese patients with moderate or severe OSA have a higher prevalence of moderate or severe LVDD than obese patients with no or mild OSA...
  97. ncbi request reprint Incidence of in-hospital mortality or nonfatal myocardial infarction or nonfatal stroke in 216 diabetics and 552 nondiabetics undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention with stenting
    Sarah M Gamble
    Department of Medicine, Cardiology Division, New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY, USA
    Am J Ther 14:435-7. 2007
    ..9%) and in 2 of 552 nondiabetics (0.4%), P not significant. In-hospital mortality or nonfatal myocardial infarction or nonfatal stroke occurred in 3 of 216 diabetics (1.4%) and in 6 of 552 nondiabetics (1.1%), P not significant...
  98. doi request reprint Prevalence of appropriate cardioverter-defibrillator shocks in 1038 consecutive patients with implantable cardioverter-defibrillators
    Adam Kruger
    Department of Medicine, Cardiology Division, New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY 10595, USA
    Am J Ther 16:323-5. 2009
    ..In conclusion, patients having implantable cardioverter-defibrillators should also be treated with beta-adrenergic blockers to reduce the frequency of appropriate shocks...
  99. ncbi request reprint Use of reperfusion therapy and cardiovascular drugs in the treatment of 146 men and 54 women with ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction at a University Medical Center
    Rishi Sukhija
    Cardiology Division, Department of Medicine, Westchester Medical Center New York Medical College, Valhalla, New York 10595, USA
    Am J Ther 12:277-80. 2005
    ..Diuretics were given to 97 men (66%) and 37 women (69%) (P = NS). Calcium channel blockers were given to 26 men (18%) and 12 women (22%) (P = NS). There was no significant difference in the treatment of men versus women with acute STEMI...
  100. doi request reprint Incidence of myocardial infarction or stroke or death at 47-month follow-up in patients with diabetes and a predicted exercise capacity <or=85% vs >85% during an exercise treadmill sestamibi stress test
    Bredy Pierre-Louis
    Department of Medicine, Cardiology Division, New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY 10595, USA
    Prev Cardiol 13:14-7. 2010
    ..52; 95% confidence interval, 0.34-0.78; P=.002). Diabetic persons with a predicted exercise capacity >85% had a 48% lower chance of myocardial infarction, stroke, or death than those with a predicted exercise capacity <or=85%...
  101. doi request reprint Prevalence of inappropriate use of digoxin in 136 patients on digoxin and prevalence of use of warfarin or aspirin in 89 patients with persistent or paroxysmal atrial fibrillation
    Paul Lleva
    Department of Medicine, Cardiology Division, New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY, USA
    Am J Ther 16:e41-3. 2009
    ..0 and 3.0, 15 (17%) were being treated with aspirin 325 mg daily, and 4 (4%) were not being treated with warfarin or aspirin. The prevalence of nonuse of warfarin or aspirin in patients with persistent or paroxysmal AF was 4%...