- The burden of cardiovascular disease in the Indian subcontinentAbhinav Goyal
Population Health Research Institute, McMaster University and Hamilton Health Sciences, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
Indian J Med Res 124:235-44. 2006..Finally, we suggest measures to implement in policy, capacity building, and research to address the CVD epidemic in the Indian subcontinent...
- Piloting a novel algorithm for glucose control in the coronary care unit: the RECREATE (REsearching Coronary REduction by Appropriately Targeting Euglycemia) trialKara A Nerenberg
Population Health Research Institute McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
Diabetes Care 35:19-24. 2012..We developed a paper-based glucose-lowering algorithm and assessed its feasibility and safety in the setting of AMI...
- Glucose levels compared with diabetes history in the risk assessment of patients with acute myocardial infarctionAbhinav Goyal
Population Health Research Institute, Hamilton Health Sciences, Ontario, Canada
Am Heart J 157:763-70. 2009..Both a history of diabetes mellitus and elevated inhospital glucose levels predict death after acute myocardial infarction (AMI). However, only diabetes history (and not glucose levels) is routinely considered in AMI risk assessment...
- Polypharmacotherapy for primary prevention of cardiovascular diseaseDenis Xavier
Population Health Research Institute, Department of Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada
Indian Heart J 60:B29-33. 2008..Such FDC therapy may reduce costs, improve adherence, and reduce CVD events at the population level; especially in developing countries such as India...
- Usefulness of the TIMI risk score in predicting both short- and long-term outcomes in the Veterans Affairs Non-Q-Wave Myocardial Infarction Strategies In-Hospital (VANQWISH) TrialFrederick F Samaha
Cardiovascular Division, Department of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
Am J Cardiol 90:922-6. 2002..76). No significant difference in outcomes between strategies was detected for a score > or =3. The TIMI risk score provides moderate incremental prognostic information in high-risk patients, during both short- and long-term follow-up...
- Highlights from the American College of Cardiology Annual Scientific Session 2005: March 6 to 9, 2005, Orlando, FloridaManesh R Patel
Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
Am Heart J 149:1009-19. 2005
- Independent associations between metabolic syndrome, diabetes mellitus and atherosclerosis: observations from the Dallas Heart StudyKaren Chen
The School of Medicine, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas 75235 9047, USA
Diab Vasc Dis Res 5:96-101. 2008..In conclusion, both MetS and DM are independently associated with an increased prevalence of atherosclerosis, with the highest observed prevalence in subjects with both DM and MetS...