Christopher Patterson

Summary

Affiliation: McMaster University
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. pmc Brain type carnosinase in dementia: a pilot study
    Cynthia M Balion
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, Hamilton Health Sciences, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    BMC Neurol 7:38. 2007
  2. pmc A randomized trial of mail vs. telephone invitation to a community-based cardiovascular health awareness program for older family practice patients [ISRCTN61739603]
    Tina Karwalajtys
    Department of Family Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada
    BMC Fam Pract 6:35. 2005
  3. pmc Diagnosis and treatment of dementia: 1. Risk assessment and primary prevention of Alzheimer disease
    Christopher Patterson
    Division of Geriatric Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ont
    CMAJ 178:548-56. 2008
  4. ncbi Effectiveness of cholinesterase inhibitors and memantine for treating dementia: evidence review for a clinical practice guideline
    Parminder Raina
    McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Ann Intern Med 148:379-97. 2008
  5. ncbi Blood inflammatory markers and risk of dementia: The Conselice Study of Brain Aging
    Giovanni Ravaglia
    Department of Internal Medicine, Cardioangiology, and Hepatology, University Hospital S Orsola Malpighi, Via Massarenti, 9, 40138 Bologna, Italy
    Neurobiol Aging 28:1810-20. 2007
  6. ncbi Progress in clinical neurosciences: Treatment of Alzheimer's disease and other dementias--review and comparison of the cholinesterase inhibitors
    David B Hogan
    Department of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary Alberta, Canada
    Can J Neurol Sci 29:306-14. 2002
  7. doi Development of an easy prognostic score for frailty outcomes in the aged
    Giovanni Ravaglia
    Department of Internal Medicine, Cardioangiology and Hepatology, University of Bologna, Italy
    Age Ageing 37:161-6. 2008
  8. ncbi Endogenous sex hormones as risk factors for dementia in elderly men and women
    Giovanni Ravaglia
    Department of Internal Medicine, Cardioangiology, and Hepatology, University Hospital S Orsola, Malpighi, Via Massarenti, 9 40138 Bologna, Italy
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 62:1035-41. 2007
  9. ncbi Apolipoprotein E e4 allele affects risk of hyperhomocysteinemia in the elderly
    Giovanni Ravaglia
    Department of Internal Medicine, Cardioangiology, and Hepatology, University Hospital S Orsola Malpighi, Bologna, Italy
    Am J Clin Nutr 84:1473-80. 2006
  10. ncbi Metabolic Syndrome: prevalence and prediction of mortality in elderly individuals
    Giovanni Ravaglia
    Department of Internal Medicine, Cardioangiology, and Hepatology, University of Bologna, Via Massarenti, 9 40138 Bologna, Italy
    Diabetes Care 29:2471-6. 2006

Detail Information

Publications14

  1. pmc Brain type carnosinase in dementia: a pilot study
    Cynthia M Balion
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, Hamilton Health Sciences, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    BMC Neurol 7:38. 2007
    ..Carnosinase is a dipeptidase found almost exclusively in brain and serum. Carnosinase and its substrate carnosine have been linked to neuropathophysiological processes...
  2. pmc A randomized trial of mail vs. telephone invitation to a community-based cardiovascular health awareness program for older family practice patients [ISRCTN61739603]
    Tina Karwalajtys
    Department of Family Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada
    BMC Fam Pract 6:35. 2005
    ....
  3. pmc Diagnosis and treatment of dementia: 1. Risk assessment and primary prevention of Alzheimer disease
    Christopher Patterson
    Division of Geriatric Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ont
    CMAJ 178:548-56. 2008
    ....
  4. ncbi Effectiveness of cholinesterase inhibitors and memantine for treating dementia: evidence review for a clinical practice guideline
    Parminder Raina
    McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Ann Intern Med 148:379-97. 2008
    ..The effectiveness of the 5 U.S. Food and Drug Administration-approved pharmacologic therapies for dementias in achieving clinically relevant improvements is unclear...
  5. ncbi Blood inflammatory markers and risk of dementia: The Conselice Study of Brain Aging
    Giovanni Ravaglia
    Department of Internal Medicine, Cardioangiology, and Hepatology, University Hospital S Orsola Malpighi, Via Massarenti, 9, 40138 Bologna, Italy
    Neurobiol Aging 28:1810-20. 2007
    ..91; 95%CI, 1.02-3.56) but not VaD risk. Blood inflammatory markers are associated with increased VaD risk but do not predict AD, which seems selectively associated with hyperhomocysteinemia...
  6. ncbi Progress in clinical neurosciences: Treatment of Alzheimer's disease and other dementias--review and comparison of the cholinesterase inhibitors
    David B Hogan
    Department of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary Alberta, Canada
    Can J Neurol Sci 29:306-14. 2002
    ..Acceptance of the cholinergic hypothesis led to a search for medications which could enhance central cholinergic activity in this condition. There are now three cholinesterase inhibitors available for the treatment of AD in Canada...
  7. doi Development of an easy prognostic score for frailty outcomes in the aged
    Giovanni Ravaglia
    Department of Internal Medicine, Cardioangiology and Hepatology, University of Bologna, Italy
    Age Ageing 37:161-6. 2008
    ..identification of frailty is recommended in geriatric practice. However, there is a lack of frailty scores combining easy-to-collect predictors from multiple domains...
  8. ncbi Endogenous sex hormones as risk factors for dementia in elderly men and women
    Giovanni Ravaglia
    Department of Internal Medicine, Cardioangiology, and Hepatology, University Hospital S Orsola, Malpighi, Via Massarenti, 9 40138 Bologna, Italy
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 62:1035-41. 2007
    ..The associations of endogenous sex hormones with risk of dementia in the elderly population are not well known...
  9. ncbi Apolipoprotein E e4 allele affects risk of hyperhomocysteinemia in the elderly
    Giovanni Ravaglia
    Department of Internal Medicine, Cardioangiology, and Hepatology, University Hospital S Orsola Malpighi, Bologna, Italy
    Am J Clin Nutr 84:1473-80. 2006
    ..Homocysteine, another risk factor for vascular disease and dementia, also binds to VLDL in blood. However, the association between APOE4 and hyperhomocysteinemia has never been thoroughly investigated...
  10. ncbi Metabolic Syndrome: prevalence and prediction of mortality in elderly individuals
    Giovanni Ravaglia
    Department of Internal Medicine, Cardioangiology, and Hepatology, University of Bologna, Via Massarenti, 9 40138 Bologna, Italy
    Diabetes Care 29:2471-6. 2006
    ....
  11. ncbi Translating evidence into practice: the case of dementia guidelines in specialized geriatric services
    David L Lewis
    Regional Geriatrics Program Central, 88 Maplewood Avenue, Hamilton, ON, L8M 1W9, Canada
    Can J Aging 24:251-60. 2005
    ..Outcomes of the process included a resource manual, a network of practitioners, and action recommendations based upon survey data. An early follow-up evaluation showed increased adoption of guidelines...
  12. ncbi Association of European population levels of thrombotic and inflammatory factors with risk of coronary heart disease: the MONICA Optional Haemostasis Study
    John Yarnell
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Queen s University of Belfast, UK
    Eur Heart J 26:332-42; discussion 317-8. 2005
    ..We therefore measured thrombotic and inflammatory markers in a substudy of the WHO MONICA project and correlated these with CHD event rates...
  13. ncbi Comparison studies of cholinesterase inhibitors for Alzheimer's disease
    David B Hogan
    Division of Geriatric Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Lancet Neurol 3:622-6. 2004
    ..Between 27% and 55% of CONSORT items per study were rated as inadequately reported. The methodological limitations of these studies reduce our confidence in the validity of the conclusions drawn in the published reports...
  14. ncbi Plasma tocopherols and risk of cognitive impairment in an elderly Italian cohort
    Giovanni Ravaglia
    Department of Internal Medicine, Cardioangiology, and Hepatology, University Hospital Sant Orsola Malpighi, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Am J Clin Nutr 87:1306-13. 2008
    ..The most abundant and most investigated form of vitamin E in humans is alpha-tocopherol, but other antioxidant tocopherols (beta, gamma, and delta) exist in nature...