P A McCullough

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Publications

  1. ncbi B-type natriuretic peptide and clinical judgment in emergency diagnosis of heart failure: analysis from Breathing Not Properly (BNP) Multinational Study
    Peter A McCullough
    University of California, Veteran s Affairs Medical Center, San Diego, USA
    Circulation 106:416-22. 2002
  2. ncbi Relationship of B-type natriuretic peptide and anemia in patients with and without heart failure: a substudy from the Breathing Not Properly (BNP) Multinational Study
    Alan H B Wu
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco General Hospital, 1001 Potrero Ave, California 94110, USA
    Am J Hematol 80:174-80. 2005
  3. doi CKD and cardiovascular disease in screened high-risk volunteer and general populations: the Kidney Early Evaluation Program (KEEP) and National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) 1999-2004
    Peter A McCullough
    Department of Medicine, Divisions of Cardiology, Nutrition, and Preventive Medicine, William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, MI 48073, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 51:S38-45. 2008
  4. doi Contrast-induced acute kidney injury
    Peter A McCullough
    Divisions of Cardiology, Nutrition, and Preventive Medicine, William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, Michigan 48073, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 51:1419-28. 2008
  5. ncbi The effect of weight loss after bariatric surgery on albuminuria
    V Agrawal
    Department of Internal Medicine, William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, MI 48073, USA
    Clin Nephrol 70:194-202. 2008
  6. doi Radiocontrast-induced acute kidney injury
    Peter A McCullough
    Divisions of Cardiology, Nutrition, and Preventive Medicine, William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, MI 48073, USA
    Nephron Physiol 109:p61-72. 2008
  7. ncbi Bundle branch block patterns, age, renal dysfunction, and heart failure mortality
    Peter A McCullough
    Division of Cardiology, William Beaumont Hospital, Beaumont Health Center, 4949 Coolidge Highway, Royal Oak, MI 48073, United States
    Int J Cardiol 102:303-8. 2005
  8. ncbi Contrast-induced nephropathy
    Peter A McCullough
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, William Beaumont Hospital, 4949 Coolidge, Royal Oak, MI 48073, USA
    Crit Care Clin 21:261-80. 2005
  9. ncbi Clinical applications of B-type natriuretic peptide levels in the care of cardiovascular patients
    P A McCullough
    Division of Cardiology Nutrition, Department of Medicine, William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, MI 48073, USA
    Minerva Cardioangiol 52:479-89. 2004
  10. ncbi Outcomes and prognostic factors of systolic as compared with diastolic heart failure in urban America
    Peter A McCullough
    Division of Cardiology, William Beaumont Hospital, 4949 Coolidge Highway, Royal Oak, MI 48073, USA
    Congest Heart Fail 11:6-11. 2005

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  1. ncbi B-type natriuretic peptide and clinical judgment in emergency diagnosis of heart failure: analysis from Breathing Not Properly (BNP) Multinational Study
    Peter A McCullough
    University of California, Veteran s Affairs Medical Center, San Diego, USA
    Circulation 106:416-22. 2002
    ..We sought to determine the degree to which B-type natriuretic peptide (BNP) adds to clinical judgment in the diagnosis of congestive heart failure (CHF)...
  2. ncbi Relationship of B-type natriuretic peptide and anemia in patients with and without heart failure: a substudy from the Breathing Not Properly (BNP) Multinational Study
    Alan H B Wu
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco General Hospital, 1001 Potrero Ave, California 94110, USA
    Am J Hematol 80:174-80. 2005
    ..Among systolic HF patients, the presence of a low hemoglobin concentration is not a factor in the interpretation of BNP results...
  3. doi CKD and cardiovascular disease in screened high-risk volunteer and general populations: the Kidney Early Evaluation Program (KEEP) and National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) 1999-2004
    Peter A McCullough
    Department of Medicine, Divisions of Cardiology, Nutrition, and Preventive Medicine, William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, MI 48073, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 51:S38-45. 2008
    ..Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is recognized as an independent cardiovascular disease risk state. The relationship between CKD and cardiovascular disease in volunteer and general populations has not been explored...
  4. doi Contrast-induced acute kidney injury
    Peter A McCullough
    Divisions of Cardiology, Nutrition, and Preventive Medicine, William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, Michigan 48073, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 51:1419-28. 2008
    ..Contrast-induced AKI is likely to remain a significant challenge for cardiologists in the future because the patient population is aging and chronic kidney disease and diabetes are becoming more common...
  5. ncbi The effect of weight loss after bariatric surgery on albuminuria
    V Agrawal
    Department of Internal Medicine, William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, MI 48073, USA
    Clin Nephrol 70:194-202. 2008
    ..Bariatric surgery achieves long-term weight loss in obese adults with improvement of diabetes and hypertension. Little is known about the effect of this weight loss on renal parameters...
  6. doi Radiocontrast-induced acute kidney injury
    Peter A McCullough
    Divisions of Cardiology, Nutrition, and Preventive Medicine, William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, MI 48073, USA
    Nephron Physiol 109:p61-72. 2008
    ..Contrast-induced AKI is likely to remain a significant challenge for specialists in the future since the patient population is aging, chronic kidney disease and diabetes are coming more common, and use of iodinated contrast is growing...
  7. ncbi Bundle branch block patterns, age, renal dysfunction, and heart failure mortality
    Peter A McCullough
    Division of Cardiology, William Beaumont Hospital, Beaumont Health Center, 4949 Coolidge Highway, Royal Oak, MI 48073, United States
    Int J Cardiol 102:303-8. 2005
    ..The determinants of bundle block patterns and their relationship to mortality in heart failure patients is not completely understood...
  8. ncbi Contrast-induced nephropathy
    Peter A McCullough
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, William Beaumont Hospital, 4949 Coolidge, Royal Oak, MI 48073, USA
    Crit Care Clin 21:261-80. 2005
    ..5 mg/dL) can be predicted by using multivariate tools. Prevention measures include adequate hydration, use of N-acetylcysteine and iso-osmolar contrast, and for patients who are at the highest risk, prophylactic hemofiltration...
  9. ncbi Clinical applications of B-type natriuretic peptide levels in the care of cardiovascular patients
    P A McCullough
    Division of Cardiology Nutrition, Department of Medicine, William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, MI 48073, USA
    Minerva Cardioangiol 52:479-89. 2004
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  10. ncbi Outcomes and prognostic factors of systolic as compared with diastolic heart failure in urban America
    Peter A McCullough
    Division of Cardiology, William Beaumont Hospital, 4949 Coolidge Highway, Royal Oak, MI 48073, USA
    Congest Heart Fail 11:6-11. 2005
    ..2% and 13.0% for those with diastolic and systolic HF, respectively (p=0.001). In a large, racially mixed, urban HF population, those with diastolic HF predominate and enjoy better-adjusted survival than counterparts with systolic HF...
  11. doi Amplification of atherosclerotic calcification and Mönckeberg's sclerosis: a spectrum of the same disease process
    Peter A McCullough
    Department of Medicine, Divisions of Cardiology, William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, MI 48073, USA
    Adv Chronic Kidney Dis 15:396-412. 2008
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  12. ncbi Cardiovascular disease in chronic kidney disease from a cardiologist's perspective
    Peter A McCullough
    Department of Medicine, Divisions of Cardiology, Nutrition and Preventive Medicine, William Beaumont Hospital, 4949 Coolidge Highway, Royal Oak, MI 48073, USA
    Curr Opin Nephrol Hypertens 13:591-600. 2004
    ..Cardiovascular disease accounts for the majority of morbidity and mortality in patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD). This review therefore concentrates on CKD from the viewpoint of the cardiologist...
  13. ncbi Slowing the progression of diabetic nephropathy and its cardiovascular consequences
    Peter A McCullough
    Division of Nutritional and Preventive Medicine, William Beaumont Hospital, Beaumont Health Center, 4949 Coolidge, Royal Oak, MI 48073, USA
    Am Heart J 148:243-51. 2004
    ..The goal of an ideal clinical trial would be ESRD prevention; however, pragmatic objectives such as a greater understanding of therapeutic toxicities should also be explored in this population...
  14. ncbi Determinants of coronary vascular calcification in patients with chronic kidney disease and end-stage renal disease: a systematic review
    Peter A McCullough
    Department of Medicine, Divisions of Cardiology, Nutrition and Preventive Medicine, William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, MI 48073, USA
    J Nephrol 17:205-15. 2004
    ..Chronic kidney disease (CKD) and end-stage renal disease (ESRD) are conditions associated with metabolic disorders related to soft tissue calcification...
  15. ncbi Timing of angiography and revascularization in acute coronary syndromes: an analysis of the TACTICS-TIMI-18 trial
    Peter A McCullough
    Divisions of Cardiology, Nutrition, and Preventive Medicine, William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, Michigan, USA
    J Interv Cardiol 17:81-6. 2004
    ..We hypothesized that patients who underwent earlier intervention in the invasive arm would have improved outcomes...
  16. ncbi Chronic kidney disease and sudden death: strategies for prevention
    Peter A McCullough
    Division of Cardiology, William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, MI 48073, USA
    Blood Purif 22:136-42. 2004
    ..Future research into the mechanisms and prevention of sudden cardiac death in patients with chronic kidney disease is warranted...
  17. doi Review article: Risks of coronary artery calcification in chronic kidney disease: do the same rules apply?
    Peter A McCullough
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, William Beaumont Hospital, 4949 Coolidge, Royal Oak, MI 48073, USA
    Nephrology (Carlton) 14:428-36. 2009
    ..This paper will review the differences between the CKD and general population with respect to vascular calcification and the observed natural history in observational and interventional studies...
  18. ncbi B-type natriuretic peptide and renal disease
    Peter A McCullough
    Division of Cardiology, William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, MI 48073, USA
    Heart Fail Rev 8:355-8. 2003
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  19. ncbi Angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors and beta-blockers in African Americans with heart failure
    Peter A McCullough
    Divisions of Cardiology, Nutrition, and Preventive Medicine, William Beaumont Hospital, Beaumont Health Center, Royal Oak, MI 48073, USA
    Ethn Dis 13:331-6. 2003
    ..Future, similar analyses other databases should control for the duration of illness to avoid lead-time bias in AA with CHF...
  20. ncbi Substantial weight gain during adulthood: the road to bariatric surgery
    Peter A McCullough
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, MI 48073, USA
    Prev Cardiol 8:155-9. 2005
    ..0001); African Americans (p=0.05). These data suggest that modestly overweight young adults can have excessive weight gains during adult life, resulting in morbid obesity and high rates of obesity-related comorbidities...
  21. ncbi Percutaneous coronary interventions in the high-risk renal patient: strategies for renal protection and vascular protection
    Peter A McCullough
    Divisions of Cardiology, Nutrition and Preventive Medicine, Department of Medicine, William Beaumont Hospital, 4949 Coolidge, Royal Oak, MI 48073, USA
    Cardiol Clin 23:299-310. 2005
    ..The benefits of short- and long-term vascular protective therapies in CKD patients have been confirmed, and these therapies are an important component of PCI care...
  22. doi Acute kidney injury with iodinated contrast
    Peter A McCullough
    Division of Cardiology, William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, MI, USA
    Crit Care Med 36:S204-11. 2008
    ..Contrast-induced acute kidney injury is likely to remain a significant challenge for intensivists in the future because the patient population is aging and chronic kidney disease and diabetes are becoming more common...
  23. ncbi Statin therapy in renal disease: harmful or protective?
    Peter A McCullough
    Division of Nutrition and Preventive Medicine, William Beaumont Hospital, 4949 Coolidge, Royal Oak, MI 48073, USA
    Curr Diab Rep 7:467-73. 2007
    ..In addition, studies suggest that there are higher adverse drug effects with statins in CKD...
  24. doi Multimodality prevention of contrast-induced acute kidney injury
    Peter A McCullough
    William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, Michigan 48073, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 51:169-72. 2008
  25. ncbi Residual high-grade angina after enhanced external counterpulsation therapy
    Peter A McCullough
    Department of Medicine, Divisions of Cardiology, Nutrition and Preventive Medicine, William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, MI 48073, USA
    Cardiovasc Revasc Med 8:161-5. 2007
    ..We evaluated the degree of residual angina on the outcomes of enhanced external counterpulsation (EECP) therapy for chronic stable angina...
  26. ncbi Independent components of chronic kidney disease as a cardiovascular risk state: results from the Kidney Early Evaluation Program (KEEP)
    Peter A McCullough
    Division of Cardiology, William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, MI 48073, USA
    Arch Intern Med 167:1122-9. 2007
    ..We hypothesized that each of these chronic kidney disease-related measures would have an independent relationship with CVD...
  27. doi Chronic kidney disease, prevalence of premature cardiovascular disease, and relationship to short-term mortality
    Peter A McCullough
    Department of Medicine, Divisions of Cardiology, Nutrition and Preventive Medicine, William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, MI 48073, USA
    Am Heart J 156:277-83. 2008
    ..The relationship between CKD and CVD in younger and middle-aged adults has not been fully explored...
  28. doi Accelerated atherosclerotic calcification and Monckeberg's sclerosis: a continuum of advanced vascular pathology in chronic kidney disease
    Peter A McCullough
    Division of Nutrition and Preventive Medicine, William Beaumont Hospital, 4949 Coolidge, Royal Oak, MI 48073, USA
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 3:1585-98. 2008
    ....
  29. ncbi Do implantable cardioverter-defibrillators improve survival in dialysis patients after cardiac arrest?
    Peter A McCullough
    Division of Nutrition and Preventive Medicine, William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, MI 48073, USA
    Nat Clin Pract Nephrol 2:70-1. 2006
  30. ncbi Cardiorespiratory fitness and short-term complications after bariatric surgery
    Peter A McCullough
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, MI, USA
    Chest 130:517-25. 2006
    ..The relationship between complications after bariatric surgery and preoperative cardiorespiratory fitness has not been previously studied...
  31. ncbi Ranolazine: focusing on angina pectoris
    Peter A McCullough
    Department of Medicine, Divisions of Cardiology, Nutrition and Preventive Medicine, William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, Michigan 48073, USA
    Drugs Today (Barc) 42:177-83. 2006
    ..This agent is likely to become standard therapy for chronic stable angina and may play a future role in the management of acute coronary syndromes...
  32. ncbi Overview of B-type natriuretic peptide as a blood test. Roundtable discussion
    Peter A McCullough
    Division of Nutrition and Preventive Medicine, William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, MI 48073 1026, USA
    Congest Heart Fail 12:99-102. 2006
    ..Clyde Yancy, Associate Dean for Medical Affairs at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX, participated in the discussion...
  33. ncbi Impact of body mass index on outcomes of enhanced external counterpulsation therapy
    Peter A McCullough
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Nutrition and Preventive Medicine, William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, MI 48073, USA
    Am Heart J 151:139. 2006
    ..We evaluated the association of baseline body mass index (BMI) on the outcomes of enhanced external counterpulsation (EECP) therapy for chronic stable angina...
  34. ncbi Effect of lipid modification on progression of coronary calcification
    Peter A McCullough
    Division of Nutrition and Preventive Medicine, William Beaumont Hospital, 4949 Coolidge, Royal Oak, MI 48073, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 16:S115-9. 2005
    ..This article reviews the data in support of altering the natural history of CAC with lipid modification...
  35. ncbi Acute coronary syndromes in patients with renal failure
    Peter A McCullough
    Division of Clinical Nutrition and Preventive Medicine, William Beaumont Hospital, 4949 Coolidge, Royal Oak, MI 48073, USA
    Curr Cardiol Rep 5:266-70. 2003
    ..Because patients with renal disease are routinely excluded from clinical trials of ACS, we draw upon a variety of clinical data sets to gather an evidenced-based approach to this important and growing population of patients...
  36. ncbi Opportunities for improvement in the diagnosis and treatment of heart failure
    Peter A McCullough
    Department of Basic Science, Cardiology Section, University of Missouri Kansas City School of Medicine, Truman Medical Center, Kansas City, Missouri, USA
    Clin Cardiol 26:231-7. 2003
    ..Improved treatment of congestive heart failure (CHF) can slow disease progression, promote clinical stability, and prolong survival...
  37. ncbi Application of a cardiac arrest score in patients with sudden death and ST segment elevation for triage to angiography and intervention
    Peter A McCullough
    Division of Cardiology, William Beaumont Hospital, 3601 W Thirteen Mile Road, Royal Oak, MI 48073, USA
    J Interv Cardiol 15:257-61. 2002
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  38. ncbi Risks associated with renal dysfunction in patients in the coronary care unit
    P A McCullough
    Henry Ford Health System, Department of Internal Medicine and the Henry Ford Heart and Vascular Institute, Detroit, Michigan 48202, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 36:679-84. 2000
    ..The purpose of this study was to quantify the impact of baseline renal dysfunction on morbidity and mortality in patients in the coronary care unit (CCU)...
  39. ncbi Mortality benefit of angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors after cardiac events in patients with end-stage renal disease
    Peter A McCullough
    William Beaumont Hospital Divisions of Cardiology, Nutrition and Preventive Medicine Royal Oak, Michigan 48073, USA
    J Renin Angiotensin Aldosterone Syst 3:188-91. 2002
    ..We sought to determine the independent effect of ACE inhibitors (ACE-I) on long-term mortality in ESRD patients after cardiac events...
  40. ncbi Statin therapy in renal disease: harmful or protective?
    Peter A McCullough
    Division of Nutrition and Preventive Medicine, William Beaumont Hospital, MI 48073, USA
    Curr Atheroscler Rep 9:18-24. 2007
    ..In addition, studies suggest that there are higher adverse drug effects with statins in CKD...
  41. ncbi B-type natriuretic peptide and renal function in the diagnosis of heart failure: an analysis from the Breathing Not Properly Multinational Study
    Peter A McCullough
    University of California, San Diego Veteran s Affairs Medical Center, San Diego, CA, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 41:571-9. 2003
    ..However, relationships between BNP, renal function, and heart failure as an emergency diagnosis are unknown...
  42. ncbi Uncovering heart failure in patients with a history of pulmonary disease: rationale for the early use of B-type natriuretic peptide in the emergency department
    Peter A McCullough
    William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, MI 48073, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 10:198-204. 2003
    ..Heart failure, asthma, and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) are syndromes where dyspnea and wheezing are overlapping signs, and hence, these syndromes are often difficult to differentiate...
  43. ncbi B-type natriuretic peptides. A diagnostic breakthrough in heart failure
    P A McCullough
    Divisions of Cardiology, Nutrition and Preventive Medicine, William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak MI 48073, USA
    Minerva Cardioangiol 51:121-9. 2003
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  44. ncbi Impaired culprit vessel flow in acute coronary syndromes ineligible for thrombolysis
    P A McCullough
    Henry Ford Health System, Henry Ford Heart and Vascular Institute, Detroit, MI 48202, USA
    J Thromb Thrombolysis 10:247-53. 2000
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  45. ncbi A prospective randomized trial of triage angiography in acute coronary syndromes ineligible for thrombolytic therapy. Results of the medicine versus angiography in thrombolytic exclusion (MATE) trial
    P A McCullough
    Henry Ford Health System, Henry Ford Heart and Vascular Institute, Detroit, Michigan 48202, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 32:596-605. 1998
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine if early triage angiography with revascularization, if indicated, favorably affects clinical outcomes in patients with suspected acute myocardial infarction who are ineligible for thrombolysis...
  46. ncbi Socioeconomic status is an important determinant of the use of invasive procedures after acute myocardial infarction in New York State
    E F Philbin
    Division of Cardiology, Albany Medical College, Mail Code 44, 47 New Scotland Avenue, Albany, NY 12208, USA
    Circulation 102:III107-15. 2000
    ..The purpose of the present study was to examine the influence of household income as a measure of SES on the use of invasive cardiac procedures among a large group of patients with acute myocardial infarction...
  47. ncbi Determinants of mortality after myocardial infarction in patients with advanced renal dysfunction
    J N Beattie
    Department of Internal Medicine, Divisions of Cardiovascular Medicine and Hypertension and Nephrology, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 37:1191-200. 2001
    ..The excess mortality in this population appears to be mediated through arrhythmias, adverse hemodynamic events, and the lower use of mortality-reducing therapy...
  48. pmc Underuse of invasive procedures among Medicaid patients with acute myocardial infarction
    E F Philbin
    Division of Cardiology, Albany Medical College, Mail Code 44, 47 New Scotland Ave, Albany, NY 12208, USA
    Am J Public Health 91:1082-8. 2001
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  49. ncbi Analysis of long-term survival after revascularization in patients with chronic kidney disease presenting with acute coronary syndromes
    Ellen C Keeley
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Cardiology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas 75390, USA
    Am J Cardiol 92:509-14. 2003
    ..Percutaneous coronary revascularization was associated with superior long-term survival. In conclusion, patients with severe CKD and ACS had improved long-term survival when treated with percutaneous coronary revascularization...
  50. ncbi Relationship between obesity and B-type natriuretic peptide levels
    James McCord
    Henry Ford Heart and Vascular Institute, Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, Mich, USA
    Arch Intern Med 164:2247-52. 2004
    ..The relationships among B-type natriuretic peptide (BNP) levels, body mass index (BMI), and congestive heart failure (CHF) as an emergency diagnosis are unknown...
  51. doi Hypertension in early-stage kidney disease: an update from the Kidney Early Evaluation Program (KEEP)
    Rigas Kalaitzidis
    Department of Medicine, Hypertensive Diseases Unit, Section of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 53:S22-31. 2009
    ..Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is a worldwide public health problem. Systolic blood pressure as an associated feature of CKD has not been fully explored in community volunteer and nationally representative samples of the US population...
  52. ncbi Comparative impact of morbid obesity vs heart failure on cardiorespiratory fitness
    Michael J Gallagher
    Division of Cardiology, William Beaumont Hospital, 4949 Coolidge Hwy, Royal Oak, MI 48073, USA
    Chest 127:2197-203. 2005
    ..Morbid obesity is associated with dyspnea on exertion and higher overall mortality rates. The relations between measures of cardiorespiratory fitness in morbidly obese persons compared to those with heart failure are unknown...
  53. ncbi Impact of body mass index on outcomes after percutaneous coronary intervention in patients with acute myocardial infarction
    Laxmi Mehta
    Division of Cardiology, William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, Michigan, and University of Miami, FL, USA
    Am J Cardiol 99:906-10. 2007
    ..In conclusion, our data show that obese patients with AMI have a lower risk for in-hospital, 6-month, and 12-month mortality and cardiovascular events than patients with a normal BMI...
  54. ncbi Coronary calcification and cardiac events after percutaneous intervention in dialysis patients
    D L Bonifacio
    Department of Internal Medicine, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, Michigan, USA
    J Cardiovasc Risk 8:133-7. 2001
    ..05. CONCLUSIONS: In dialysis patients, coronary calcification identified in the target or reference vessels is associated with lower total cholesterol and favourable interventional outcomes...
  55. ncbi Rapid measurement of B-type natriuretic peptide in the emergency diagnosis of heart failure
    Alan S Maisel
    University of California, San Diego, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, San Diego 92161, USA
    N Engl J Med 347:161-7. 2002
    ..B-type natriuretic peptide is released from the cardiac ventricles in response to increased wall tension...
  56. ncbi Benefits of aspirin and beta-blockade after myocardial infarction in patients with chronic kidney disease
    Peter A McCullough
    Department of Basic Science, Cardiology Section, University of Missouri Kansas City, School of Medicine, Truman Medical Center, Kansas City, MO 64108, USA
    Am Heart J 144:226-32. 2002
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  57. ncbi Differential diagnosis and overlap of acute chest discomfort and dyspnea in the emergency department
    Norman E Lepor
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Rev Cardiovasc Med 11:S13-23. 2010
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  58. doi Racial differences in kidney function among individuals with obesity and metabolic syndrome: results from the Kidney Early Evaluation Program (KEEP)
    Andrew S Bomback
    Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, 622 W 168th Street, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 55:S4-S14. 2010
    ....
  59. doi Acute kidney injury and cardiovascular outcomes in acute severe hypertension
    Lynda A Szczech
    Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, Duke University Medical Center, Box 3646, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Circulation 121:2183-91. 2010
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  60. doi Prevention of cardiorenal syndromes
    Peter A McCullough
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, Mich 48073, USA
    Contrib Nephrol 165:101-11. 2010
    ..This paper will review the core concepts of prevention of CRS with practical applications to be considered in today's practice...
  61. doi Plasma parathyroid hormone level and prevalent cardiovascular disease in CKD stages 3 and 4: an analysis from the Kidney Early Evaluation Program (KEEP)
    Rohit Bhuriya
    Department of Medicine, Chicago Medical School, North Chicago, IL, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 53:S3-10. 2009
    ..This analysis aims to assess whether serum intact parathyroid hormone (PTH) level is an independent risk factor for CVD in patients with CKD stages 3 and 4...
  62. ncbi Impact of age, race, and sex on the ability of B-type natriuretic peptide to aid in the emergency diagnosis of heart failure: results from the Breathing Not Properly (BNP) multinational study
    Alan S Maisel
    University of California, San Diego, Veteran s Affairs Medical Center, San Diego, Calif 92161, USA
    Am Heart J 147:1078-84. 2004
    ..B-type natriuretic peptide (BNP) is secreted from the cardiac ventricles in response to increased wall tension...
  63. ncbi Kidney's role in hypertension
    M S Lubanski
    Divisions of Cardiology, Nutrition and Preventive Medicine, Department of Medicine, William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, MI, USA
    Minerva Cardioangiol 57:743-59. 2009
    ..Finally, therapeutic strategies to treat individuals with chronic kidney disease in order to prevent the development of essential hypertension and lower their cardiovascular risk will be presented...
  64. ncbi Bedside B-Type natriuretic peptide in the emergency diagnosis of heart failure with reduced or preserved ejection fraction. Results from the Breathing Not Properly Multinational Study
    Alan S Maisel
    Cardiology 111 A, San Diego VA Medical Center, 3350 La Jolla Village Drive, San Diego, CA 92161, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 41:2010-7. 2003
    ..This study examines B-type natriuretic peptide (BNP) levels in patients with systolic versus non-systolic dysfunction presenting with shortness of breath...
  65. ncbi Predictors of elevated B-type natriuretic peptide concentrations in dyspneic patients without heart failure: an analysis from the breathing not properly multinational study
    Cathrine W Knudsen
    University of California, San Diego, Veteran s Affairs Medical Center, San Diego, CA, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 45:573-80. 2005
    ..The objective of the current study was to identify independent predictors of elevated BNP concentrations in the absence of congestive heart failure...
  66. ncbi Asthma, beta-agonists, and development of congestive heart failure: results of the ABCHF study
    David M Sengstock
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, Michigan, USA
    J Card Fail 8:232-8. 2002
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  67. doi Cardiorespiratory fitness and obstructive sleep apnea syndrome in morbidly obese patients
    Thomas E Vanhecke
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, William Beaumont Hospital, 3601 W 13 Mile Road, Royal Oak, MI 48073, USA
    Chest 134:539-45. 2008
    ..Conflicting data exist regarding the effects of obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS) on cardiorespiratory fitness in morbidly obese individuals with normal resting left ventricular function...
  68. doi Cardiorenal interaction: appropriate treatment of cardiovascular risk factors to improve outcomes in chronic kidney disease
    Peter A McCullough
    Department of Medicine, William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, MI 48073, USA
    Postgrad Med 122:25-34. 2010
    ..The goal of this article is to highlight the importance of these topics in improving cardiovascular outcomes and use of appropriate treatment in CKD...
  69. ncbi Early use of coronary angiography and intervention
    P A McCullough
    Cardiovascular Division, Henry Ford Hospital, Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, Michigan, USA
    Cardiol Clin 17:373-86. 1999
    ..This vision is not far off on the horizon. We anticipate additional clinical trial results will help form the decision points in this optimal treatment scenario, which for a large proportion of patients will involve invasive management...
  70. ncbi Bariatric surgery for morbid obesity: risks and benefits in chronic kidney disease patients
    Kerstyn C Zalesin
    Department of Medicine, Divisions of Cardiology, Nutrition and Preventive Medicine, William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, MI 48073, USA
    Adv Chronic Kidney Dis 13:403-17. 2006
    ..Future research is needed to describe the clinical course and risks and benefits of bariatric surgery in the CKD population...
  71. ncbi The emerging role of natriuretic peptides in the diagnosis and treatment of decompensated heart failure
    Michael J Gallagher
    Division of Clinical Nutrition and Preventive Medicine, William Beaumont Hospital, 4949 Coolidge Highway, Royal Oak, MI 48073, USA
    Curr Heart Fail Rep 1:129-35. 2004
    ..Recombinant, human BNP (nesiritide) is an approved intravenous treatment for acute, decompensated HF. This paper reviews the literature concerning the use of this peptide as a diagnostic test and as an intravenous therapy...
  72. ncbi B-type natriuretic peptide and its clinical implications in heart failure
    Peter A McCullough
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, William Beaumont Hospital, 4949 Coolidge, Royal Oak, MI 48073 1026, USA
    Am Heart Hosp J 2:26-33. 2004
    ..In general, a BNP level <100 pg/mL excludes acutely decompensated heart failure. This article sorts out the literature concerning the practical use of BNP in a variety of clinical scenarios...
  73. ncbi How obesity affects the cut-points for B-type natriuretic peptide in the diagnosis of acute heart failure. Results from the Breathing Not Properly Multinational Study
    Lori B Daniels
    University of California, San Diego, CA, USA
    Am Heart J 151:999-1005. 2006
    ..We evaluated differential cut-points for BNP in diagnosing acute HF across body mass index levels to determine whether alternative cut-points can improve diagnosis...
  74. ncbi An evidence-based algorithm for the use of B-type natriuretic testing in acute coronary syndromes
    Peter A McCullough
    Department of Medicine, Divisions of Cardiology, Nutrition, and Preventive Medicine, William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, MI, USA
    Rev Cardiovasc Med 11:S51-65. 2010
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  75. ncbi Impact of the history of congestive heart failure on the utility of B-type natriuretic peptide in the emergency diagnosis of heart failure: results from the Breathing Not Properly Multinational Study
    Adam Strunk
    University of California, San Diego, Veterans Affairs San Diego Healthcare System, San Diego, Calif 92161, USA
    Am J Med 119:69.e1-11. 2006
    ..We hypothesized that taking into account the history of congestive heart failure along with other clinical variables would be helpful in this range of B-type natriuretic peptide levels...
  76. doi Acute cardiac effects of marathon running
    Justin E Trivax
    Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, William Beaumont Hospital, 3601 W 13 Mile Rd, Royal Oak, MI 48073, USA
    J Appl Physiol (1985) 108:1148-53. 2010
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  77. doi Cardiorespiratory fitness and sleep-related breathing disorders
    Thomas E Vanhecke
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, William Beaumont Hospital, 3601 W 13 Mile Road, Royal Oak, MI 48073, USA
    Expert Rev Cardiovasc Ther 6:745-58. 2008
    ..A brief description of each sleep disorder, the pathophysiology, its epidemiology and its implications for cardiorespiratory fitness are provided. Finally, we discuss therapy for each disorder and its effect on the cardiovascular system...
  78. ncbi Malignant hypertension presenting as hemolysis, thrombocytopenia, and renal failure
    Avinash Khanna
    Department of Medicine, Cardiology Section, University of Missouri at Kansas City School of Medicine, Truman Medical Center, Kansas City, Missouri, USA
    Rev Cardiovasc Med 4:255-9. 2003
    ..Without treatment, the survival rate for malignant hypertension is 10% to 35%. With appropriate treatment, the 5-year survival rate is 75%...
  79. ncbi B-type natriuretic peptides: a diagnostic breakthrough for clinicians
    Peter A McCullough
    Divisions of Cardiology, Nutrition, and Preventive Medicine, William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, Michigan, USA
    Rev Cardiovasc Med 4:72-80. 2003
    ..This article reviews the literature concerning the use of these peptides in a variety of clinical scenarios...
  80. ncbi Beyond serum creatinine: defining the patient with renal insufficiency and why?
    Peter A McCullough
    Divisions of Cardiology, Nutrition, and Preventive Medicine, William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, MI, USA
    Rev Cardiovasc Med 4:S2-6. 2003
    ..The pathogenesis of RCN goes beyond serum Cr and involves a unique vascular pathobiology that interrelates both the renal and cardiovascular disease outcomes...
  81. ncbi Changes in B-type natriuretic peptide levels in hemodialysis and the effect of depressed left ventricular function
    David M Safley
    Department of Medicine, Cardiology and Nephrology Sections, Universtiy of Missouri Kansas City School of Medicine, Truman Medical Center, Kansas City, MO, USA
    Adv Chronic Kidney Dis 12:117-24. 2005
    ..The BNPRR correlated with the volume removed, change in body weight, and Kt/V. Future research with the BNPRR as a potential marker of the adequacy of volume removal in HD is warranted...
  82. ncbi Cardiorenal risk: an important clinical intersection
    Peter A McCullough
    Section of Cardiology, Departments of Basic Science and Internal Medicine, University of Missouri Kansas City School of Medicine, Truman Medical Center, Kansas City, MO, USA
    Rev Cardiovasc Med 3:71-6. 2002
    ..This article will focus on the cardiorenal intersection and highlight innovative diagnostic and therapeutic strategies concerning this high-risk patient group...
  83. ncbi B-type natriuretic peptide levels in patients in the emergency department with possible heart failure and previous stable angina pectoris and/or healed myocardial infarction
    James McCord
    Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, Michigan, USA
    Am J Cardiol 96:1370-3. 2005
    ..However, in patients who did not have heart failure, there was a relation between BNP levels and previous stable angina pectoris and/or healed myocardial infarction but no significant independent relation in multiple regression analysis...
  84. doi Audiocardiography in the cardiovascular evaluation of the morbidly obese
    Peter A McCullough
    Department of Medicine, Division of Nutrition and Preventive Medicine, William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, MI 48073, USA
    Clin Physiol Funct Imaging 30:369-74. 2010
    ..These data suggest the careful clinical exam with attention to traditional cardiac auscultation using a stethoscope in a quiet room should remain the gold standard...
  85. doi Cardiovascular risk modification in participants with coronary disease screened by the Kidney Early Evaluation Program
    P A McCullough
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, Michigan 48073, USA
    Intern Med J 40:833-41. 2010
    ..Coronary artery disease (CAD) identifies the need for intensive treatment of risk factors among individuals with chronic kidney disease (CKD), a high-risk, complex cardiovascular risk state...
  86. doi Effect of gastric bypass on vitamin D and secondary hyperparathyroidism
    Carina Signori
    Divisions of Cardiology, Nutrition and Preventive Medicine, Department of Medicine, William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, MI 48073, USA
    Obes Surg 20:949-52. 2010
    ..001, p = 0.994). Pre- and postoperative vitamin D levels were inversely correlated with BMI. Secondary hyperparathyroidism was observed in 33% of patients postoperatively; however, this did not correlate with vitamin D...
  87. pmc Kidney function, albuminuria, and all-cause mortality in the REGARDS (Reasons for Geographic and Racial Differences in Stroke) study
    David G Warnock
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, School of Public Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 56:861-71. 2010
    ..Chronic kidney disease and albuminuria are associated with increased risk of all-cause mortality...
  88. ncbi Chronic angina: new medical options for treatment
    Peter A McCullough
    Department of Medicine, Divisions of Cardiology, Nutrition and Preventive Medicine, William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, Michigan, USA
    Rev Cardiovasc Med 6:152-61. 2005
    ..This paper reviews medical approaches to chronic stable angina and highlights RNZ as an important advance for patients and clinicians in the US market...
  89. doi Impact of obesity on cardiovascular disease
    Kerstyn C Zalesin
    Department of Medicine, Division of Nutrition and Preventative Medicine, William Beaumont Hospital, 4949 Coolidge Highway, Royal Oak, MI 48073, USA
    Endocrinol Metab Clin North Am 37:663-84, ix. 2008
    ..Thus, weight reduction is a key strategy for simultaneous improvement in global cardiovascular risk, with anticipated improvements in survival and quality of life...
  90. ncbi Confirmation of a heart failure epidemic: findings from the Resource Utilization Among Congestive Heart Failure (REACH) study
    Peter A McCullough
    Department Internal Medicine, Cardiology Section, University of Missouri Kansas City School of Medicine, Truman Medical Center, Kansas City, Missouri 64108, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 39:60-9. 2002
    ..The purpose of this study was to create an automated surveillance tool for reporting the incidence, prevalence and processes of care for patients with heart failure...
  91. ncbi Caloric expenditure in the morbidly obese using dual energy X-ray absorptiometry
    Thomas E Vanhecke
    Department of Medicine, Divisions of Cardiology, Nutrition and Preventive Medicine, William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, MI 48073, USA
    J Clin Densitom 9:438-44. 2006
    ..These data suggest that more aggressive energy expenditure and caloric restriction targets for long periods of time are needed to result in significant weight loss in this population...
  92. ncbi Epidemiology of contrast-induced nephropathy
    Peter A McCullough
    Department of Medicine, Divisions of Cardiology, Nutrition, and Preventive Medicine, William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, MI
    Rev Cardiovasc Med 4:S3-9. 2003
    ..CIN is predictable and presents an opportunity to utilize preventive strategies, given the increasing numbers of patients undergoing contrast procedures worldwide...
  93. ncbi Contrast-induced acute kidney injury in renal transplant recipients after cardiac catheterization
    V Agrawal
    Department of Internal Medicine, William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, MI, USA
    Clin Nephrol 71:687-96. 2009
    ..747 (1.101 - yen); p = 0.0381). Contrast-induced AKI was common in RTX recipients after cardiac catheterization. Iso-osmolar contrast was associated with a lower risk of contrast-induced AKI in comparison with low-osmolar contrast...
  94. doi Effects of different ACE inhibitor combinations on albuminuria: results of the GUARD study
    G L Bakris
    Hypertensive Diseases Unit, Department of Medicine, Pritzker School of Medicine, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    Kidney Int 73:1303-9. 2008
    ..The dissociation between reductions in blood pressure and albuminuria may be related to factors other than blood pressure...
  95. ncbi Ninety-minute exclusion of acute myocardial infarction by use of quantitative point-of-care testing of myoglobin and troponin I
    J McCord
    Henry Ford Hospital Center, 2799 W Grand Blvd, Detroit, MI 48202, USA
    Circulation 104:1483-8. 2001
    ..The present study evaluated whether a multimarker strategy that used point-of-care measurement of myoglobin, creatine kinase (CK)-MB, and troponin I could exclude acute myocardial infarction in </=3 hours...
  96. doi Questionnaire instrument to assess knowledge of chronic kidney disease clinical practice guidelines among internal medicine residents
    Varun Agrawal
    Department of Internal Medicine, William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, MI 48073, USA
    J Eval Clin Pract 15:733-8. 2009
    ..It is not known whether postgraduate training adequately prepares a future internist in CKD management...
  97. doi Albuminuria and renal function in obese adults evaluated for obstructive sleep apnea
    Varun Agrawal
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, MI 48073, USA
    Nephron Clin Pract 113:c140-7. 2009
    ..Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is associated with hypertension, obesity and metabolic syndrome that are risk factors for cardiovascular and chronic kidney disease. Few data are available regarding renal parameters in patients with OSA...
  98. ncbi Serum catalytic iron as a novel biomarker of vascular injury in acute coronary syndromes
    Suhas Lele
    Department of Cardiology, Bhailal Amin General Hospital, Baroda, India
    EuroIntervention 5:336-42. 2009
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  99. doi Impact of treating the metabolic syndrome on chronic kidney disease
    Varun Agrawal
    Department of Internal Medicine, William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, MI 48073, USA
    Nat Rev Nephrol 5:520-8. 2009
    ....
  100. doi In-hospital outcomes with thrombolytic therapy in patients with renal dysfunction presenting with acute ischaemic stroke
    Varun Agrawal
    Renal Division, Baystate Medical Center, Springfield MA, USA
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 25:1150-7. 2010
    ..Its safety and efficacy have not been studied in patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD), who are known to have abnormalities in coagulation and platelet function...
  101. ncbi Hyperthyroidism: a "curable" cause of congestive heart failure--three case reports and a review of the literature
    Kamran Riaz
    Department of Medicine, Section of Cardiology, University of Missouri Kansas City School of Medicine, Kansas City, MO 64108, USA
    Congest Heart Fail 9:40-6. 2003
    ..The authors present three cases of CHF due to systolic left ventricular dysfunction secondary to hyperthyroidism, which showed considerable improvement in the left ventricular function once the hyperthyroidism was treated...