Peter L Thompson

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Country: Australia

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Targeting the unstable plaque in acute coronary syndromes
    Peter L Thompson
    Heart Research Institute, Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, School of Medicine and Pharmacology, University of Western Australia, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
    Clin Ther 35:1099-107. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Should β-blockers still be routine after myocardial infarction?
    Peter L Thompson
    Heart Research Institute, Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
    Curr Opin Cardiol 28:399-404. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Complex impact of remoteness on the incidence of myocardial infarction in Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal people in Western Australia
    Judith M Katzenellenbogen
    Combined Universities Centre for Rural Health, University of Western Australia, Geraldton, Western Australia, Australia
    Aust J Rural Health 20:305-11. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint Aboriginal to non-Aboriginal differentials in 2-year outcomes following non-fatal first-ever acute MI persist after adjustment for comorbidity
    Judith M Katzenellenbogen
    School of Population Health, University of Western Australia, Perth, Australia
    Eur J Prev Cardiol 19:983-90. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Association of Interleukin-1 gene polymorphisms with central obesity and metabolic syndrome in a coronary heart disease population
    Kim W Carter
    Western Australian Institute for Medical Research and UWA Centre for Medical Research, University of Western Australia, Perth, WA, Australia
    Hum Genet 124:199-206. 2008
  6. doi request reprint 15-Lipoxygenase gene variants are associated with carotid plaque but not carotid intima-media thickness
    Pamela A McCaskie
    Laboratory for Genetic Epidemiology, Western Australian Institute for Medical Research, UWA Centre for Medical Research, University of Western Australia, Perth, WA, Australia
    Hum Genet 123:445-53. 2008
  7. doi request reprint Association of PARL rs3732581 genetic variant with insulin levels, metabolic syndrome and coronary artery disease
    Brenda L Powell
    Western Australian Institute for Medical Research, UWA Centre for Medical Research, University of Western Australia, Perth, Australia
    Hum Genet 124:263-70. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Investigating the association between K198N coding polymorphism in EDN1 and hypertension, lipoprotein levels, the metabolic syndrome and cardiovascular disease
    Steven Wiltshire
    Western Australian Institute for Medical Research and UWA Centre for Medical Research, University of Western Australia, Perth, Australia
    Hum Genet 123:307-13. 2008
  9. doi request reprint Variable effects of prevalence correction of population denominators on differentials in myocardial infarction incidence: a record linkage study in Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal Western Australians
    Judith M Katzenellenbogen
    Centre for International Health, Curtin Health Innovation Research Institute, Curtin University of Technology, Bently, Perth, Western Australia
    J Clin Epidemiol 64:658-66. 2011
  10. doi request reprint The apolipoprotein AII rs5082 variant is associated with reduced risk of coronary artery disease in an Australian male population
    Jing Xiao
    Western Australian Institute for Medical Research, Centre for Medical Research, University of Western Australia, Australia
    Atherosclerosis 199:333-9. 2008

Detail Information

Publications30

  1. doi request reprint Targeting the unstable plaque in acute coronary syndromes
    Peter L Thompson
    Heart Research Institute, Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, School of Medicine and Pharmacology, University of Western Australia, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
    Clin Ther 35:1099-107. 2013
    ..Despite detailed understanding of the processes of lipid accumulation, thinning of the fibrous cap, and inflammation leading to plaque instability, there are no strategies in clinical use that uniquely target the unstable plaque...
  2. doi request reprint Should β-blockers still be routine after myocardial infarction?
    Peter L Thompson
    Heart Research Institute, Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
    Curr Opin Cardiol 28:399-404. 2013
    ..This review will assess whether the 25-year-old evidence base to support routine prescribing of β-blockers after myocardial infarction (MI) is relevant to modern management...
  3. doi request reprint Complex impact of remoteness on the incidence of myocardial infarction in Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal people in Western Australia
    Judith M Katzenellenbogen
    Combined Universities Centre for Rural Health, University of Western Australia, Geraldton, Western Australia, Australia
    Aust J Rural Health 20:305-11. 2012
    ..To determine the impact of remoteness on Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal myocardial infarction incidence rates in men and women of different ages...
  4. ncbi request reprint Aboriginal to non-Aboriginal differentials in 2-year outcomes following non-fatal first-ever acute MI persist after adjustment for comorbidity
    Judith M Katzenellenbogen
    School of Population Health, University of Western Australia, Perth, Australia
    Eur J Prev Cardiol 19:983-90. 2012
    ..Design: Historical cohort study...
  5. doi request reprint Association of Interleukin-1 gene polymorphisms with central obesity and metabolic syndrome in a coronary heart disease population
    Kim W Carter
    Western Australian Institute for Medical Research and UWA Centre for Medical Research, University of Western Australia, Perth, WA, Australia
    Hum Genet 124:199-206. 2008
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  6. doi request reprint 15-Lipoxygenase gene variants are associated with carotid plaque but not carotid intima-media thickness
    Pamela A McCaskie
    Laboratory for Genetic Epidemiology, Western Australian Institute for Medical Research, UWA Centre for Medical Research, University of Western Australia, Perth, WA, Australia
    Hum Genet 123:445-53. 2008
    ..This study is novel as it is the first to examine the association between 15-lipoxygenase polymorphisms and atherosclerotic indicators. These findings suggest a possible role of ALOX15 polymorphisms in focal plaque formation...
  7. doi request reprint Association of PARL rs3732581 genetic variant with insulin levels, metabolic syndrome and coronary artery disease
    Brenda L Powell
    Western Australian Institute for Medical Research, UWA Centre for Medical Research, University of Western Australia, Perth, Australia
    Hum Genet 124:263-70. 2008
    ..There were significant effects of the variant on mean IMT and risk of CAD. A role for PARL in metabolic conditions cannot be excluded and more comprehensive genetic studies are warranted...
  8. doi request reprint Investigating the association between K198N coding polymorphism in EDN1 and hypertension, lipoprotein levels, the metabolic syndrome and cardiovascular disease
    Steven Wiltshire
    Western Australian Institute for Medical Research and UWA Centre for Medical Research, University of Western Australia, Perth, Australia
    Hum Genet 123:307-13. 2008
    ..In conclusion, we found no robust evidence for the associations between K198N and hypertension, systolic blood pressure or HDL levels seen in previous studies...
  9. doi request reprint Variable effects of prevalence correction of population denominators on differentials in myocardial infarction incidence: a record linkage study in Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal Western Australians
    Judith M Katzenellenbogen
    Centre for International Health, Curtin Health Innovation Research Institute, Curtin University of Technology, Bently, Perth, Western Australia
    J Clin Epidemiol 64:658-66. 2011
    ..non-Aboriginal Western Australians aged 25-74 years during the study period 2000-2004...
  10. doi request reprint The apolipoprotein AII rs5082 variant is associated with reduced risk of coronary artery disease in an Australian male population
    Jing Xiao
    Western Australian Institute for Medical Research, Centre for Medical Research, University of Western Australia, Australia
    Atherosclerosis 199:333-9. 2008
    ..We conclude that the APOAII rs5082 polymorphism appears to be cardioprotective in this representative Caucasian Australian population...
  11. doi request reprint A comparison of coronary heart disease event rates among urban Australian Aboriginal people and a matched non-Aboriginal population
    Pamela J Bradshaw
    School of Population Health M431, University of Western Australia, Stirling Highway Crawley, WA 6009, Australia
    J Epidemiol Community Health 65:315-9. 2011
    ..There is little reliable information on the incidence of coronary heart disease (CHD). This study compares CHD event rates in urban-dwelling Aboriginal people and the general population...
  12. pmc Transfers to metropolitan hospitals and coronary angiography for rural Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal patients with acute ischaemic heart disease in Western Australia
    Derrick Lopez
    Western Australian Centre for Rural Health, The University of Western Australia, Crawley, Western Australia, Australia
    BMC Cardiovasc Disord 14:58. 2014
    ..We describe the profile and transfers of IHD patients admitted to rural hospitals as emergency admissions and investigate determinants of transfers and coronary angiography...
  13. pmc A comprehensive investigation of variants in genes encoding adiponectin (ADIPOQ) and its receptors (ADIPOR1/R2), and their association with serum adiponectin, type 2 diabetes, insulin resistance and the metabolic syndrome
    Kirsten E Peters
    School of Medicine and Pharmacology, Fremantle Hospital Unit, The University of Western Australia, Nedlands, Western Australia, Australia
    BMC Med Genet 14:15. 2013
    ..This study aimed to comprehensively investigate the association of common variants in ADIPOQ, ADIPOR1 and ADIPOR2 with serum adiponectin and insulin resistance syndromes in a large cohort of European-Australian individuals...
  14. doi request reprint The use of coronary revascularisation procedures in urban Australian Aboriginals and a matched general population coronary procedures in Aboriginals
    Pamela J Bradshaw
    School of Population Health M431, University of Western Australia, Stirling Highway, Crawley, WA 6009, Australia
    Heart Lung Circ 19:247-50. 2010
    ..Coronary revascularisation procedures may be under-used for Aboriginal Australians with ischaemic heart disease (IHD). We compared the use of procedures in an urban Aboriginal population and a non-Aboriginal external comparison group...
  15. pmc Estimated glomerular filtration rate as an independent predictor of atherosclerotic vascular disease in older women
    Joshua R Lewis
    University of Western Australia, School of Medicine and Pharmacology, Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital Unit, Perth, Australia
    BMC Nephrol 13:58. 2012
    ..We sought to investigate the role of renal function in the prediction of 10-year atherosclerotic vascular hospitalization and deaths in an unselected population of elderly women and compared these predictions to Framingham equations...
  16. doi request reprint Low-dose colchicine for secondary prevention of cardiovascular disease
    Stefan M Nidorf
    Heart Care Western Australia, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
    J Am Coll Cardiol 61:404-10. 2013
    ..The objective of this study was to determine whether colchicine 0.5 mg/day can reduce the risk of cardiovascular events in patients with clinically stable coronary disease...
  17. doi request reprint The effects of 3 years of calcium supplementation on common carotid artery intimal medial thickness and carotid atherosclerosis in older women: an ancillary study of the CAIFOS randomized controlled trial
    Joshua R Lewis
    School of Medicine and Pharmacology, Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital Unit, University of Western Australia, Nedlands, Australia Department of Endocrinology and Diabetes, Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, Nedlands, Australia
    J Bone Miner Res 29:534-41. 2014
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  18. doi request reprint Downward trend in the prevalence of hospitalisation for atherothrombotic disease
    Thomas G Briffa
    School of Population Health, University of Western Australia, Australia
    Int J Cardiol 164:185-92. 2013
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  19. ncbi request reprint Coronary heart disease events in Aboriginal Australians: incidence in an urban population
    Pamela J Bradshaw
    School of Population Health, University of Western Australia, Perth, WA, Australia
    Med J Aust 190:583-6. 2009
    ..To determine the incidence of coronary heart disease (CHD) events in an urban Aboriginal population...
  20. ncbi request reprint Colchicine for secondary prevention of cardiovascular disease
    Stefan M Nidorf
    Heart Care Western Australia, 3 140 Mounts Bay Rd, Perth, WA, 6000, Australia
    Curr Atheroscler Rep 16:391. 2014
    ..Trials exploring the role of colchicine in the treatment of patients with acute coronary syndromes would also be of special interest but may require the use of doses higher than those used for long-term secondary prevention...
  21. doi request reprint Targeting cholesterol crystal-induced inflammation for the secondary prevention of cardiovascular disease
    Stefan M Nidorf
    1Heart Research Institute, Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, University of Western Australia, Perth, Australia
    J Cardiovasc Pharmacol Ther 19:45-52. 2014
    ..Inhibition of cholesterol crystal-induced inflammation offers a promising new target for the secondary prevention of cardiovascular disease. ..
  22. ncbi request reprint Effect of adrenaline on survival in out-of-hospital cardiac arrest: A randomised double-blind placebo-controlled trial
    Ian G Jacobs
    Discipline of Emergency Medicine M516, University of Western Australia, Crawley, 6009 Western Australia, Australia
    Resuscitation 82:1138-43. 2011
    ..The aim of our study was to determine the effect of adrenaline on patient survival to hospital discharge in out of hospital cardiac arrest...
  23. doi request reprint Association between yogurt, milk, and cheese consumption and common carotid artery intima-media thickness and cardiovascular disease risk factors in elderly women
    Kerry L Ivey
    Curtin Health Innovation Research Institute, School of Public Health, Curtin University of Technology, Perth, Australia
    Am J Clin Nutr 94:234-9. 2011
    ..Despite the contribution of dairy foods to total dietary saturated fat intake, available data indicate that dairy consumption may lower the risk of cardiovascular disease...
  24. pmc Under-ascertainment of Aboriginality in records of cardiovascular disease in hospital morbidity and mortality data in Western Australia: a record linkage study
    Tom G Briffa
    University of Western Australia, Crawley, Australia
    BMC Med Res Methodol 10:111. 2010
    ..We estimated the under-ascertainment of Aboriginal status in linked morbidity and mortality databases in patients hospitalised with cardiovascular disease...
  25. pmc Hemodynamic effects of fenofibrate and coenzyme Q10 in type 2 diabetic subjects with left ventricular diastolic dysfunction
    Gerard T Chew
    School of Medicine and Pharmacology, University of Western Australia, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
    Diabetes Care 31:1502-9. 2008
    ..To investigate the effects of fenofibrate and coenzyme Q(10) (CoQ) on diastolic function, ambulatory blood pressure (ABP), and heart rate (HR) in type 2 diabetic subjects with left ventricular diastolic dysfunction (LVDD)...
  26. ncbi request reprint J-curve revisited: cardiovascular benefits of moderate alcohol use cannot be dismissed
    Peter L Thompson
    Heart Research Institute, Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, Perth, WA, Australia
    Med J Aust 198:419-22. 2013
    ..The J-shaped relationship between alcohol consumption and cardiovascular risk has been studied and confirmed in multiple studies; while it complicates the formulation of public policy on alcohol consumption, it cannot be dismissed...
  27. ncbi request reprint Patient delay in responding to symptoms of possible heart attack: can we reduce time to care?
    Judith C Finn
    Centre for Nursing Research, Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, and School of Population Health, University of Western Australia, Perth, WA, Australia
    Med J Aust 187:293-8. 2007
    ..The National Heart Foundation of Australia proposes a comprehensive strategy to incorporate this approach into its future campaigns to reduce patient delay for suspected heart attack...
  28. ncbi request reprint Effect of colchicine (0.5 mg twice daily) on high-sensitivity C-reactive protein independent of aspirin and atorvastatin in patients with stable coronary artery disease
    Mark Nidorf
    West Australian Heart Research Institute, Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
    Am J Cardiol 99:805-7. 2007
    ..Additional controlled studies are warranted to confirm this observation and determine whether long-term use of low-dose colchicine can improve clinical outcomes in patients with advanced vascular disease...
  29. ncbi request reprint Cholesteryl ester transfer protein gene haplotypes, plasma high-density lipoprotein levels and the risk of coronary heart disease
    Pamela A McCaskie
    Laboratory for Genetic Epidemiology, Western Australian Institute for Medical Research, UWA Centre for Medical Research, University of Western Australia, Nedlands, WA, 6009, Australia
    Hum Genet 121:401-11. 2007
    ..These results suggest that raising HDL-C via CETP inhibition may not alter risk of CHD. Randomized control trials are needed to determine whether CETP inhibition will in reality reduce risk of CHD by raising HDL-C...
  30. ncbi request reprint Effect of pravastatin compared with placebo initiated within 24 hours of onset of acute myocardial infarction or unstable angina: the Pravastatin in Acute Coronary Treatment (PACT) trial
    Peter L Thompson
    Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, Nedlands, Perth, WA, Australia
    Am Heart J 148:e2. 2004
    ..The efficacy of statin drugs after an acute coronary event is now well established, but the evidence for statin use in the early treatment of acute coronary events remains unclear...