Alexander Fisher

Summary

Affiliation: The Canberra Hospital
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. pmc Cardiovascular diseases in older patients with osteoporotic hip fracture: prevalence, disturbances in mineral and bone metabolism, and bidirectional links
    A Fisher
    Department of Geriatric Medicine, The Canberra Hospital, Canberra, ACT, Australia Australian National University Medical School, Canberra, ACT, Australia
    Clin Interv Aging 8:239-56. 2013
  2. pmc Clinical profiles and risk factors for outcomes in older patients with cervical and trochanteric hip fracture: similarities and differences
    Alexander A Fisher
    Department of Geriatric Medicine, The Canberra Hospital, PO Box 11, Woden, ACT 2606, Australia
    J Trauma Manag Outcomes 6:2. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Elevated serum cardiac troponin I in older patients with hip fracture: incidence and prognostic significance
    A A Fisher
    Department of Geriatric Medicine, The Canberra Hospital, Woden, ACT 2606, Australia
    Arch Orthop Trauma Surg 128:1073-9. 2008
  4. doi request reprint Prolonged QT interval, syncope, and delirium with galantamine
    Alexander A Fisher
    Australian National University Medical School, Australia
    Ann Pharmacother 42:278-83. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Serum leptin levels in older patients with hip fracture--impact on peri-operative myocardial injury
    A A Fisher
    Department of Geriatric Medicine, The Canberra Hospital and Australian National University Medical School, ACT, Australia
    Am Heart Hosp J 7:9-16. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint Relationships between myocardial injury, all-cause mortality, vitamin D, PTH, and biochemical bone turnover markers in older patients with hip fractures
    Alexander A Fisher
    Department of Geriatric Medicine, The Canberra Hospital, Yamba Drive, Garran, ACT, Australia
    Ann Clin Lab Sci 37:222-32. 2007
  7. doi request reprint Elevated serum PTH is independently associated with poor outcomes in older patients with hip fracture and vitamin D inadequacy
    A Fisher
    Department of Geriatric Medicine, The Canberra Hospital, Canberra, ACT, Australia
    Calcif Tissue Int 85:301-9. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint Does heart rate predict mortality in older, low-level care residents?
    Alexander A Fisher
    Department of Geriatric Medicine, The Canberra Hospital and The Australian National University Medical School, Canberra ACT, Australia
    Am J Geriatr Cardiol 15:208-16. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Outcomes for older patients with hip fractures: the impact of orthopedic and geriatric medicine cocare
    A A Fisher
    Department of Geriatric Medicine, ACT, Australia
    J Orthop Trauma 20:172-8; discussion 179-80. 2006
  10. doi request reprint Hip fracture type: important role of parathyroid hormone (PTH) response to hypovitaminosis D
    Alexander Fisher
    Department of Geriatric Medicine, The Canberra Hospital, ACT, Australia
    Bone 47:400-7. 2010

Detail Information

Publications24

  1. pmc Cardiovascular diseases in older patients with osteoporotic hip fracture: prevalence, disturbances in mineral and bone metabolism, and bidirectional links
    A Fisher
    Department of Geriatric Medicine, The Canberra Hospital, Canberra, ACT, Australia Australian National University Medical School, Canberra, ACT, Australia
    Clin Interv Aging 8:239-56. 2013
    ..Considerable controversy exists regarding the contribution of mineral/bone metabolism abnormalities to the association between cardiovascular diseases (CVDs) and osteoporotic fractures...
  2. pmc Clinical profiles and risk factors for outcomes in older patients with cervical and trochanteric hip fracture: similarities and differences
    Alexander A Fisher
    Department of Geriatric Medicine, The Canberra Hospital, PO Box 11, Woden, ACT 2606, Australia
    J Trauma Manag Outcomes 6:2. 2012
    ..abstract:..
  3. doi request reprint Elevated serum cardiac troponin I in older patients with hip fracture: incidence and prognostic significance
    A A Fisher
    Department of Geriatric Medicine, The Canberra Hospital, Woden, ACT 2606, Australia
    Arch Orthop Trauma Surg 128:1073-9. 2008
    ..The aim of this prospective study was to evaluate the incidence and prognostic significance of elevated cardiac troponin I (cTnI) in the early peri-operative period in older patients with HF...
  4. doi request reprint Prolonged QT interval, syncope, and delirium with galantamine
    Alexander A Fisher
    Australian National University Medical School, Australia
    Ann Pharmacother 42:278-83. 2008
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Serum leptin levels in older patients with hip fracture--impact on peri-operative myocardial injury
    A A Fisher
    Department of Geriatric Medicine, The Canberra Hospital and Australian National University Medical School, ACT, Australia
    Am Heart Hosp J 7:9-16. 2009
    ..The predictive value of lower leptin levels increased significantly when used in combination with traditional risk factors for myocardial injury...
  6. ncbi request reprint Relationships between myocardial injury, all-cause mortality, vitamin D, PTH, and biochemical bone turnover markers in older patients with hip fractures
    Alexander A Fisher
    Department of Geriatric Medicine, The Canberra Hospital, Yamba Drive, Garran, ACT, Australia
    Ann Clin Lab Sci 37:222-32. 2007
    ....
  7. doi request reprint Elevated serum PTH is independently associated with poor outcomes in older patients with hip fracture and vitamin D inadequacy
    A Fisher
    Department of Geriatric Medicine, The Canberra Hospital, Canberra, ACT, Australia
    Calcif Tissue Int 85:301-9. 2009
    ..We conclude that elevated PTH (but not vitamin D deficiency per se) is a strong independent predictor of poor outcomes in older patients...
  8. ncbi request reprint Does heart rate predict mortality in older, low-level care residents?
    Alexander A Fisher
    Department of Geriatric Medicine, The Canberra Hospital and The Australian National University Medical School, Canberra ACT, Australia
    Am J Geriatr Cardiol 15:208-16. 2006
    ..The authors concluded that resting HR and postural change in HR are not significant predictors of 5-year mortality in older, low-level care residents, except in persons using a walking aid...
  9. ncbi request reprint Outcomes for older patients with hip fractures: the impact of orthopedic and geriatric medicine cocare
    A A Fisher
    Department of Geriatric Medicine, ACT, Australia
    J Orthop Trauma 20:172-8; discussion 179-80. 2006
    ..To assess the impact of a specifically designed model of orthopedic-geriatric cocare on hip fracture (HF) outcomes...
  10. doi request reprint Hip fracture type: important role of parathyroid hormone (PTH) response to hypovitaminosis D
    Alexander Fisher
    Department of Geriatric Medicine, The Canberra Hospital, ACT, Australia
    Bone 47:400-7. 2010
    ..To investigate whether clinical and laboratory characteristics, including serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D (25(OH) D), PTH and parameters of mineral and bone metabolism, differ by hip fracture (HF) type...
  11. pmc Bisphosphonate use and hip fracture epidemiology: ecologic proof from the contrary
    Alex Fisher
    Department of Geriatric Medicine, The Canberra Hospital, Canberra, ACT, Australia
    Clin Interv Aging 5:355-62. 2010
    ....
  12. doi request reprint Serum resistin in older patients with hip fracture: Relationship with comorbidity and biochemical determinants of bone metabolism
    A Fisher
    Department of Geriatric Medicine, The Canberra Hospital, Australian National University Medical School, ACT, Australia
    Cytokine 56:157-66. 2011
    ..To determine the relationship of serum resistin concentrations to biochemical determinants of bone metabolism, comorbidity and outcomes in patients with hip fracture (HF)...
  13. doi request reprint Trends in hip fracture epidemiology in Australia: possible impact of bisphosphonates and hormone replacement therapy
    A A Fisher
    Department of Geriatric Medicine, The Canberra Hospital, ACT, Australia
    Bone 45:246-53. 2009
    ..If trends in HF observed in 2002-2006 continue, the absolute number of HFs in Australia in 2011-2021 will stabilise or decline (which is more likely), despite the rapid ageing of the population...
  14. ncbi request reprint Vitamin D and parathyroid hormone in outpatients with noncholestatic chronic liver disease
    Leon Fisher
    Department of Gastroenterology, Canberra Hospital, ACT, Australia
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 5:513-20. 2007
    ..Our aim was to determine the prevalence and type of vitamin D-parathyroid hormone (PTH) disturbance in ambulatory patients with noncholestatic chronic liver disease (CLD) and its relationship with disease severity and liver function...
  15. pmc Interactions between Serum Adipokines and Osteocalcin in Older Patients with Hip Fracture
    Alexander Fisher
    Department of Geriatric Medicine, The Canberra Hospital, Canberra, P O Box 11, Woden, ACT 2606, Australia
    Int J Endocrinol 2012:684323. 2012
    ....
  16. ncbi request reprint Cardiopulmonary complications of ERCP in older patients
    Leon Fisher
    Department of Gastroenterology, The Canberra Hospital, Woden, Canberra, ACT 2606, Australia
    Gastrointest Endosc 63:948-55. 2006
    ..Biochemical markers of ERCP-related myocardial injury have not previously been investigated...
  17. ncbi request reprint Acute delirium induced by metoprolol
    Alexander A Fisher
    Department of Geriatric Medicine, The Canberra Hospital, The Canberra Clinical School of the University of Sydney, Canberra, Australia
    Cardiovasc Drugs Ther 16:161-5. 2002
    ..Ahmad, Am Fam Physician, 1991;44:1142, 1144)...
  18. ncbi request reprint Postprandial hypotension predicts all-cause mortality in older, low-level care residents
    Alexander A Fisher
    Department of Geriatric Medicine, The Canberra Hospital and Australian National University, Canberra, Australia
    J Am Geriatr Soc 53:1313-20. 2005
    ..To evaluate which indices of blood pressure (BP) homeostasis are the strongest predictors of mortality in older low-level-care residents in long-term health facilities...
  19. ncbi request reprint Acute myocardial infarction associated with albuterol
    Alexander A Fisher
    Department of Geriatric Medicine, The Canberra Hospital, Woden ACT 2606, Australia
    Ann Pharmacother 38:2045-9. 2004
    ..To report a case of acute myocardial infarction (AMI) following the use of albuterol (salbutamol) in a patient without preexisting coronary artery disease and to review the related literature...
  20. ncbi request reprint Is the current anti-osteoporotic therapy paradigm good enough?
    Alexander A Fisher
    J Am Geriatr Soc 54:1960-1, author reply 1961-3. 2006
  21. ncbi request reprint The management of osteoporosis following hip fracture: how to improve our care
    Alexander A Fisher
    Osteoporos Int 15:583-4. 2004
  22. ncbi request reprint The second hip fracture--an analysis of 84 elderly patients
    Alexander A Fisher
    J Orthop Trauma 18:256; author reply 256-7. 2004
  23. ncbi request reprint Undertreatment of osteoporosis following hip fracture
    Alexander A Fisher
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 85:1394-5; author reply 1395-6. 2003
  24. ncbi request reprint Altered blood pressure homeostasis in the oldest old and survival
    Alexander A Fisher
    J Am Geriatr Soc 55:2102-3. 2007