W S Aronow

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Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Treatment of unstable angina pectoris/non-ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction in elderly patients
    Wilbert S Aronow
    Department of Medicine, New York Medical College, Valhalla 10595, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 58:M927-33. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Commentary on treatment of hypertension in the elderly
    W S Aronow
    Department of Medicine, New York Medical College, Valhalla 10804, USA
    Cardiovasc Drugs Ther 15:281-2. 2001
  3. ncbi request reprint Hypertension in the nursing home
    Wilbert S Aronow
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY 10595, USA
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 9:486-90. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Incidence of new coronary events in older persons with prior myocardial infarction and systemic hypertension treated with beta blockers, angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors, diuretics, calcium antagonists, and alpha blockers
    Wilbert S Aronow
    Department of Medicine, Westchester Medical Center New York Medical College, Valhalla, New York, USA
    Am J Cardiol 89:1207-9. 2002
  5. doi request reprint Office management of hypertension in older persons
    Wilbert S Aronow
    Department of Medicine, Divisions of Cardiology, Geriatrics, and Pulmonary Critical Care, New York Medical College, Valhalla, USA
    Am J Med 124:498-500. 2011
  6. ncbi request reprint Elderly nursing home patients with congestive heart failure after myocardial infarction living in new york city have a higher prevalence of mortality in cold weather and warm weather months
    Wilbert S Aronow
    Cardiology and Geriatrics Divisions, Department of Medicine, Westchester Medical Center New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 59:146-7. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Ten most important things to learn from the ACCF/AHA 2011 expert consensus document on hypertension in the elderly
    Wilbert S Aronow
    Cardiology Division, Department of Medicine, New York Medical College, Valhalla, New York 10595, USA
    Blood Press 21:3-5. 2012
  8. ncbi request reprint Reduction of new coronary events and new atherothrombotic brain infarction in older persons with diabetes mellitus, prior myocardial infarction, and serum low-density lipoprotein cholesterol >/=125 mg/dl treated with statins
    Wilbert S Aronow
    Cardiology Division, Department of Medicine, Westchester Medical Center New York Medical College, Valhalla, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 57:M747-50. 2002
  9. ncbi request reprint The prevention of venous thromboembolism in older adults: guidelines
    Wilbert S Aronow
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, New York Medical College, Macy Pavilion, Room 138, Valhalla, NY 10595, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 59:42-7. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Circadian variation of death from congestive heart failure after prior myocardial infarction in patients >60 years of age
    Wilbert S Aronow
    Department of Medicine, Cardiology Division, Westchester Medical Center New York Medical College, Valhalla, New York, USA
    Am J Cardiol 92:1354-5. 2003

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Publications182 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi request reprint Treatment of unstable angina pectoris/non-ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction in elderly patients
    Wilbert S Aronow
    Department of Medicine, New York Medical College, Valhalla 10595, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 58:M927-33. 2003
    ..Nitrates should be given for ischemic symptoms. Hormonal therapy should not be given to postmenopausal women...
  2. ncbi request reprint Commentary on treatment of hypertension in the elderly
    W S Aronow
    Department of Medicine, New York Medical College, Valhalla 10804, USA
    Cardiovasc Drugs Ther 15:281-2. 2001
    ..Diuretics or beta blockers should be used as initial drugs in the treatment of hypertension. The choice of antihypertensive drug in older persons with associated medical conditions depends on the associated medical conditions...
  3. ncbi request reprint Hypertension in the nursing home
    Wilbert S Aronow
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY 10595, USA
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 9:486-90. 2008
    ..Other coronary risk factors must be treated in patients with hypertension...
  4. ncbi request reprint Incidence of new coronary events in older persons with prior myocardial infarction and systemic hypertension treated with beta blockers, angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors, diuretics, calcium antagonists, and alpha blockers
    Wilbert S Aronow
    Department of Medicine, Westchester Medical Center New York Medical College, Valhalla, New York, USA
    Am J Cardiol 89:1207-9. 2002
  5. doi request reprint Office management of hypertension in older persons
    Wilbert S Aronow
    Department of Medicine, Divisions of Cardiology, Geriatrics, and Pulmonary Critical Care, New York Medical College, Valhalla, USA
    Am J Med 124:498-500. 2011
    ..If the blood pressure is more than 20/10 mm Hg above the goal blood pressure, drug therapy should be initiated with 2 antihypertensive drugs. Other coronary risk factors must be treated...
  6. ncbi request reprint Elderly nursing home patients with congestive heart failure after myocardial infarction living in new york city have a higher prevalence of mortality in cold weather and warm weather months
    Wilbert S Aronow
    Cardiology and Geriatrics Divisions, Department of Medicine, Westchester Medical Center New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 59:146-7. 2004
    ..Some studies have found an increase in cardiac events in the winter months. Other studies, from cities in the southern half of the United States, have shown an increase in cardiac events during the summer months...
  7. ncbi request reprint Ten most important things to learn from the ACCF/AHA 2011 expert consensus document on hypertension in the elderly
    Wilbert S Aronow
    Cardiology Division, Department of Medicine, New York Medical College, Valhalla, New York 10595, USA
    Blood Press 21:3-5. 2012
    ..The present article is a short summary emphasizing the 10 most important things to learn from this document...
  8. ncbi request reprint Reduction of new coronary events and new atherothrombotic brain infarction in older persons with diabetes mellitus, prior myocardial infarction, and serum low-density lipoprotein cholesterol >/=125 mg/dl treated with statins
    Wilbert S Aronow
    Cardiology Division, Department of Medicine, Westchester Medical Center New York Medical College, Valhalla, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 57:M747-50. 2002
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  9. ncbi request reprint The prevention of venous thromboembolism in older adults: guidelines
    Wilbert S Aronow
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, New York Medical College, Macy Pavilion, Room 138, Valhalla, NY 10595, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 59:42-7. 2004
    ..The recommendations discussed are based on the Sixth American College of Chest Physicians Consensus Conference on Antithrombotic Therapy reported in Chest. 2001;119:132S-175S...
  10. ncbi request reprint Circadian variation of death from congestive heart failure after prior myocardial infarction in patients >60 years of age
    Wilbert S Aronow
    Department of Medicine, Cardiology Division, Westchester Medical Center New York Medical College, Valhalla, New York, USA
    Am J Cardiol 92:1354-5. 2003
    ..The primary peak occurred between 6 A.M. and 12 P.M., with 202 of 517 deaths (39%) occurring in that 6-hour period...
  11. ncbi request reprint Why and how we should treat elderly patients with hypertension?
    Wilbert S Aronow
    Department of Medicine, Divisions of Cardiology, Geriatrics, and Pulmonary Critical Care, New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY 10595, USA
    Curr Vasc Pharmacol 8:780-7. 2010
    ..If the blood pressure is >20/10 mm Hg above the goal blood pressure, drug therapy should be initiated with 2 antihypertensive drugs. Other coronary risk factors must be treated...
  12. ncbi request reprint Drug treatment of systolic and of diastolic heart failure in elderly persons
    Wilbert S Aronow
    Department of Medicine, Westchester Medical Center New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY 10595, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 60:1597-605. 2005
    ..5 and 0.8 ng/ml. Cardiac synchronized pacing should be considered in patients with severe systolic HF despite optimal medical therapy, with sinus rhythm, and with ventricular dyssynchrony...
  13. ncbi request reprint Managing hyperlipidaemia in the elderly: special considerations for a population at high risk
    Wilbert S Aronow
    Department of Medicine, Cardiology and Geriatrics Divisions, New York Medical College, Valhalla, New York 10595, USA
    Drugs Aging 23:181-9. 2006
    ..6 mmol/L). When LDL-C-lowering drug therapy is used to treat high-risk patients or moderately high-risk patients, the serum LDL-C should be reduced by at least 30-40%...
  14. ncbi request reprint Peripheral arterial disease and abdominal aortic aneurysm in elderly people
    W S Aronow
    Center for Educational Innovations, Project Quality Research, Westchester Medical Center, New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY, USA
    Minerva Med 102:483-500. 2011
    ..Patients with an AAA should undergo intensive risk factor modification, be treated with ACE inhibitors, statins, and beta blockers, and undergo surgery if indicated...
  15. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology, pathophysiology, prognosis, and treatment of systolic and diastolic heart failure
    Wilbert S Aronow
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Westchester Medical Center New York Medical College, Valhalla, New York 10595, USA
    Cardiol Rev 14:108-24. 2006
    ..Digoxin should be given to men with systolic HF if symptoms persist, but the serum digoxin level should be maintained between 0.5 and 0.8 ng/mL...
  16. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular drug therapy in the elderly
    Wilbert S Aronow
    Department of Medicine, New York Medical College Westchester Medical Center, Valhalla, New York 10595, USA
    Cardiol Rev 15:195-215. 2007
    ..This article also discusses the adverse effects of cardiovascular drugs in the elderly, medications best to avoid in the elderly, and the prudent use of medications in the elderly...
  17. ncbi request reprint A cardiologist's experience undergoing quadruple coronary artery bypass surgery
    Wilbert S Aronow
    Cardiology Division, New York Medical College, Macy Pavilion, Room 138, Valhalla, NY 10595, USA
    Compr Ther 34:65-7; discussion 68. 2008
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  18. ncbi request reprint Frequency of congestive heart failure 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, Department of Medicine, Westchester Medical Center New York Medical College, Valhalla, New York, USA
    Am J Cardiol 90:147-9. 2002
  19. doi request reprint Use of implantable cardioverter-defibrillators
    Wilbert S Aronow
    Cardiology Division, New York Medical College, Macy Pavilion, Room 138, Valhalla, NY 10595, USA
    Future Cardiol 6:859-70. 2010
    ..Patients with ICDs should be treated with β-blockers, statins and angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors or angiotensin receptor blockers...
  20. ncbi request reprint Hypertension in the elderly
    Wilbert S Aronow
    Department of Medicine, Divisions of Cardiology, Geriatrics, and Pulmonary Critical Care, New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY 10595, USA
    Clin Geriatr Med 25:579-90, vii. 2009
    ..This article highlights the unique challenges in treating this population...
  21. ncbi request reprint Treatment of atrial fibrillation and atrial flutter: Part II
    Wilbert S Aronow
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, New York Medical College Westchester Medical Center, Valhalla, New York 10595, USA
    Cardiol Rev 16:230-9. 2008
    ..0-3.0. Patients with AF at low risk for stroke or with contraindications to warfarin should be treated with aspirin 325 mg daily. Management of atrial flutter is similar to management of AF...
  22. ncbi request reprint Lipid-lowering therapy in high-risk persons
    Wilbert S Aronow
    Department of Medicine, Cardiology Division, New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY 10595, USA
    Compr Ther 32:68-73. 2006
    ..Lipid-lowering therapy reduces cardiovascular morbidity and mortality in high-risk persons, forming the basis for the updated National Cholesterol Education Program (NCEP) III guidelines...
  23. pmc A new baseline scoring system may help to predict response to cardiac resynchronization therapy
    Xuedong Shen
    Cardiac Center of Creighton University School of Medicine, Omaha, Nebraska, USA
    Arch Med Sci 7:627-33. 2011
    ..The PROSPECT trial reported no single echocardiographic measurement of dyssynchrony is recommended to improve patient selection for cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT)...
  24. pmc Cardiac sarcoidosis: a comprehensive review
    Vishal Sekhri
    Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine, New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY, USA
    Arch Med Sci 7:546-54. 2011
    ..Other treatments include placement of a pacemaker or implantable defibrillator to prevent sudden death. In refractory cases, cardiac transplantation should be considered...
  25. pmc Predicting lymph node status in patients with early gastric carcinoma using double contrast-enhanced ultrasonography
    Nianyu Xue
    2 Affiliated Hospital of Wenzhou Medical College, Zhejiang, China
    Arch Med Sci 7:457-64. 2011
    ..Double contrast-enhanced ultrasonography (DCUS) is a new method we used in predicting lymph node metastasis (LNM) in patients with early gastric cancer...
  26. pmc Peripheral arterial disease in the elderly
    Wilbert S Aronow
    Cardiology Division, Department of Medicine, New York Medical College, Valhalla, New York 10595, USA
    Clin Interv Aging 2:645-54. 2007
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  27. pmc Double contrast-enhanced ultrasonography evaluation of preoperative Lauren classification of advanced gastric carcinoma
    Pintong Huang
    Department of Ultrasonography, the 2 Affiliated Hospital of Zhejiang University, Zhejiang, China
    Arch Med Sci 7:287-93. 2011
    ..The clinical value of double contrast-enhanced ultrasonography (DCUS) in determining the Lauren classification of advanced gastric carcinoma needed investigation...
  28. pmc Thoracic aortic atheroma severity predicts high-risk coronary anatomy in patients undergoing transesophageal echocardiography
    Xuedong Shen
    Cardiac Center of Creighton, University School of Medicine, Omaha, Nebraska, USA
    Arch Med Sci 7:61-6. 2011
    ..We hypothesized a relationship between severity of thoracic aortic atheroma (AA) and prevalence of high-risk coronary anatomy (HRCA)...
  29. pmc Osteoporosis, osteopenia, and atherosclerotic vascular disease
    Wilbert S Aronow
    Divisions of Cardiology, Geriatrics, and Pulmonary Critical Care, Department of Medicine, New York Medical College, Valhalla, New York, USA
    Arch Med Sci 7:21-6. 2011
    ..Women with osteoporosis have an increased risk for cardiovascular events. Treatment of osteoporosis or osteopenia should include therapeutic measures to prevent cardiovascular events...
  30. pmc The impact of statin therapy on long-term cardiovascular outcomes in an outpatient cardiology practice
    Hoang M Lai
    Department of Medicine, New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY, USA
    Med Sci Monit 17:CR683-6. 2011
    ..Statins reduce coronary events in patients with coronary artery disease...
  31. pmc Predictors of cardiac hepatopathy in patients with right heart failure
    Sherry Megalla
    Department of Medicine, Cardiology Division, Montefiore Medical Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY, USA
    Med Sci Monit 17:CR537-41. 2011
    ..The pathophysiology of CH is thought to be secondary to hepatic venous congestion and arterial ischemia. We sought to define the clinical and hemodynamic characteristics associated with CH...
  32. pmc Incidence of thromboembolic stroke and of major bleeding in patients with atrial fibrillation and chronic kidney disease treated with and without warfarin
    Hoang M Lai
    Divisions of General Medicine, Nephrology, and Cardiology, Department of Medicine, New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY, USA
    Int J Nephrol Renovasc Dis 2:33-7. 2009
    ..In conclusion, this observational study showed that CKD patients with AF treated with warfarin to maintain an INR between 2.0 and 3.0 had a significant reduction in thromboembolic stroke and an insignificant increase in major bleeding...
  33. pmc Hyperthyroidism
    Mala Sharma
    Department of Internal Medicine and Division of Cardiology, New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY 10595, USA
    Med Sci Monit 17:RA85-91. 2011
    ..Autoimmune postpartum and subacute thyroiditis, tumors that secrete thyrotropin, and drug-induced thyroid dysfunction, are also important causes.<br /> <br />..
  34. pmc Incidence of new cardiovascular events in patients with and without peripheral arterial disease seen in a vascular surgery clinic
    Amit Chhabra
    Department of Medicine, Cardiology Division, New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY 10595, USA
    Med Sci Monit 18:CR131-4. 2012
    ..To investigate the incidence of death and of new cardiovascular events at long-term follow-up of patients with and without PAD seen in a vascular surgery clinic...
  35. pmc T cell lymphoma presenting as esophageal obstruction and bronchoesophageal fistula
    Mala Sharma
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY 10595, USA
    Med Sci Monit 17:CS66-9. 2011
    ..Peripheral T cell lymphomas not otherwise specified are among the most aggressive non-Hodgkin lymphomas with often a poor response to conventional chemotherapy...
  36. pmc Incidence of appropriate cardioverter-defibrillator shocks and mortality in patients with implantable cardioverter-defibrillators with ischemic cardiomyopathy versus nonischemic cardiomyopathy at 33-month follow-up
    Kaushang Gandhi
    Department of Medicine, Cardiology Division, New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY, USA
    Arch Med Sci 6:900-3. 2010
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  37. pmc The impact of statin therapy on long-term cardiovascular outcomes in an outpatient cardiology practice
    Hoang M Lai
    Department of Medicine, New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY, USA
    Arch Med Sci 8:53-6. 2012
    ..Statins reduce coronary events in patients with coronary artery disease...
  38. pmc Peripheral arterial disease of the lower extremities
    Wilbert S Aronow
    Cardiology Division, New York Medical College, USA
    Arch Med Sci 8:375-88. 2012
    ..Blockers should be given if coronary artery disease is present. Cilostazol improves exercise time until intermittent claudication. Exercise rehabilitation programs should be used. Revascularization should be performed if indicated...
  39. pmc Risk factor reduction in progression of angiographic coronary artery disease
    Hoang M Lai
    Department of Medicine, Cardiology Division, New York Medical College, Valhalla, New York, USA
    Arch Med Sci 8:444-8. 2012
    ..To investigate differences between outpatients with progressive and nonprogressive coronary artery disease (CAD) measured by coronary angiography...
  40. pmc Therapeutic options for severe asthma
    Jilcy Mathew
    Divisions of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine, Department of Medicine, New York Medical College, Valhalla, USA
    Arch Med Sci 8:589-97. 2012
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  41. pmc Giant myxoma causing heart failure symptoms
    Amit Chhabra
    Cardiology Division, Department of Medicine, Westchester Medical Center New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY, U S A
    Am J Case Rep 13:29-32. 2012
    ..Myxomas arising from the eustachian valve are exceedingly rare...
  42. pmc Management of massive and nonmassive pulmonary embolism
    Vishal Sekhri
    Divisions of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine, Department of Medicine, New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY, USA
    Arch Med Sci 8:957-69. 2012
    ..This article attempts to review the evidence-based risk stratification, diagnosis, initial stabilization, and management of massive and nonmassive pulmonary embolism...
  43. pmc Treatment of pulmonary hypertension
    Rajendrakumar Patel
    Essen Medical Associates, Bronx, NY, USA
    Med Sci Monit 18:RA31-9. 2012
    ..Extensive medical advancement has been achieved in treatment of PAH. However, none of the approved therapies have shown ability to cure the disease. New research should be performed to develop promising new therapies...
  44. pmc Long-term echocardiographic changes in left ventricular size and function following surgery for severe mitral regurgitation
    Puneet Ghayal
    Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY, USA
    Med Sci Monit 18:CR209-14. 2012
    ..Few data are available documenting subsequent changes in LV size and function over time following MV surgery for severe regurgitation in unselected populations...
  45. pmc Prevalence of transthoracic echocardiographic abnormalities in patients with ischemic stroke, intracerebral hemorrhage, and subarachnoid hemorrhage
    Harshad Amin
    Department of Medicine, Cardiology Division, Department of Neurology, New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY, USA
    Arch Med Sci 6:40-2. 2010
    ..This study investigated the prevalence of transthoracic echocardiographic abnormalities in patients with ischemic stroke (IS), subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH), and intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH) in sinus rhythm...
  46. pmc Prevalence of use of advance directives, health care proxy, legal guardian, and living will in 512 patients hospitalized in a cardiac care unit/intensive care unit in 2 community hospitals
    Anil Kumar
    Departments of Medicine, Sound Shore Medical Center, USA
    Arch Med Sci 6:188-91. 2010
    ..The prevalence of use of any advance directives was 26% in 112 patients hospitalized in a cardiac care unit (CCU)/intensive care unit (ICU) in an academic medical center...
  47. pmc Evaluation of left ventricular dyssynchrony using combined pulsed wave and tissue Doppler imaging
    Xuedong Shen
    Cardiac Center of Creighton, University School of Medicine, Omaha, USA
    Arch Med Sci 6:519-25. 2010
    ..We investigated the correlation of a combination of PW and TDI with a positive response to cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT)...
  48. pmc Hemodynamic support with TandemHeart in tako-tsubo cardiomyopathy - a case report
    Babak Hassid
    Department of Medicine, Cardiology Division, New York Medical College, Valhalla, USA
    Arch Med Sci 6:971-5. 2010
    ..We report a patient with tako-tsubo cardiomyopathy, ventricular fibrillation, and hemodynamic instability requiring a left ventricular assist device (TandemHeart(™)) followed by improvement of left ventricular ejection fraction to 45%...
  49. pmc Reduction in atherosclerotic events: a retrospective study in an outpatient cardiology practice
    Anthony D Mercando
    Westchester Cardiology Associates WestMed Medical Group and Department of Medicine, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, USA
    Arch Med Sci 8:57-62. 2012
    ..We studied atherosclerotic event rates in a patient population treated before and after the development of aggressive risk factor reduction treatment protocols...
  50. ncbi request reprint A review of the pathophysiology, diagnosis, and treatment of aortic valve stenosis in elderly patients
    Wilbert S Aronow
    Cardiology Division, Department of Medicine, Westchester Medical Center New York Medical College, Valhalla, New York
    Hosp Pract (1995) 41:66-77. 2013
    ..Transcatheter aortic valvular replacement should be performed in non-operable patients with symptomatic severe AS to improve their survival and quality of life rather than using regular medical management of the condition. ..
  51. doi request reprint Hypertension-related stroke prevention in the elderly
    Wilbert S Aronow
    Cardiology Division, New York Medical College, Macy Pavilion, Room 138, Valhalla, NY, 10595, USA
    Curr Hypertens Rep 15:582-9. 2013
    ..The systolic blood pressure should be reduced to less than 140 mm Hg in these adults and to between 140 to 150 mm Hg in adults aged 80 years and older. ..
  52. 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. ..
  53. 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...
  54. 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 (1995) 40:28-32. 2012
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  55. ncbi 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
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  56. 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...
  57. 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...
  58. 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...
  59. 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
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  60. 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...
  61. 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...
  62. ncbi 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...
  63. 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%...
  64. 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...
  65. ncbi 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...
  66. ncbi 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...
  67. 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...
  68. 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...
  69. ncbi 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
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  70. 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...
  71. 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...
  72. 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...
  73. 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...
  74. ncbi 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...
  75. ncbi 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...
  76. 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...
  77. ncbi 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...
  78. 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...
  79. 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...
  80. 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...
  81. 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
    ....
  82. 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
    ....
  83. 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
    ....
  84. 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...
  85. 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...
  86. 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
  87. 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...
  88. 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
  89. 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...
  90. 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...
  91. 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...