S MacMahon

Summary

Affiliation: University of Auckland
Country: New Zealand

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Effects of lowering average of below-average cholesterol levels on the progression of carotid atherosclerosis: results of the LIPID Atherosclerosis Substudy. LIPID Trial Research Group
    S MacMahon
    Department of Medicine, University of Auckland, New Zealand
    Circulation 97:1784-90. 1998
  2. ncbi request reprint Left ventricular remodeling with carvedilol in patients with congestive heart failure due to ischemic heart disease. Australia-New Zealand Heart Failure Research Collaborative Group
    R N Doughty
    Department of Medicine, University of Auckland, New Zealand
    J Am Coll Cardiol 29:1060-6. 1997
  3. ncbi request reprint Selection bias in clinical research when subjects are excluded because of failure to estimate left ventricular mass by echocardiography
    G A Whalley
    Cardiovascular Research Laboratory and Clinical Trials Research Unit, Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Auckland, New Zealand
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 11:1050-5. 1998
  4. ncbi request reprint Effect of pravastatin on frequency of fracture in the LIPID study: secondary analysis of a randomised controlled trial. Long-term Intervention with Pravastatin in Ischaemic Disease
    I R Reid
    Department of Medicine, University of Auckland, New Zealand
    Lancet 357:509-12. 2001
  5. ncbi request reprint Migraine: a risk factor for motor vehicle driver injury?
    R Norton
    Department of Community Health, University of Auckland, New Zealand
    Accid Anal Prev 29:699-701. 1997
  6. pmc Association of environmental tobacco smoke exposure with socioeconomic status in a population of 7725 New Zealanders
    G Whitlock
    Department of Medicine, University of Auckland, New Zealand
    Tob Control 7:276-80. 1998
  7. ncbi request reprint Neurohumoral prediction of benefit from carvedilol in ischemic left ventricular dysfunction. Australia-New Zealand Heart Failure Group
    A M Richards
    Department of Medicine, Christchurch Cardioendocrine Group, Christchurch School of Medicine, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Circulation 99:786-92. 1999
  8. ncbi request reprint Left ventricular mass correlates with fat-free mass but not fat mass in adults
    G A Whalley
    Department of Medicine, University of Auckland School of Medicine, New Zealand
    J Hypertens 17:569-74. 1999
  9. pmc The New Zealand Blood Donors' Health Study: baseline findings of a large prospective cohort study of injury
    S N Ameratunga
    Division of Community Health, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Auckland, New Zealand
    Inj Prev 8:66-9. 2002
  10. doi request reprint Cigarette smoking, systolic blood pressure, and cardiovascular diseases in the Asia-Pacific region
    Koshi Nakamura
    Nutrition and Lifestyle Division, The George Institute for International Health, PO Box M201, Missenden Road, Camperdown, NSW 2050, Australia
    Stroke 39:1694-702. 2008

Detail Information

Publications28

  1. ncbi request reprint Effects of lowering average of below-average cholesterol levels on the progression of carotid atherosclerosis: results of the LIPID Atherosclerosis Substudy. LIPID Trial Research Group
    S MacMahon
    Department of Medicine, University of Auckland, New Zealand
    Circulation 97:1784-90. 1998
    ..However, there has been uncertainty about the effects of cholesterol lowering in patients with average or below-average cholesterol levels...
  2. ncbi request reprint Left ventricular remodeling with carvedilol in patients with congestive heart failure due to ischemic heart disease. Australia-New Zealand Heart Failure Research Collaborative Group
    R N Doughty
    Department of Medicine, University of Auckland, New Zealand
    J Am Coll Cardiol 29:1060-6. 1997
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Selection bias in clinical research when subjects are excluded because of failure to estimate left ventricular mass by echocardiography
    G A Whalley
    Cardiovascular Research Laboratory and Clinical Trials Research Unit, Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Auckland, New Zealand
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 11:1050-5. 1998
    ..The effects of such a selection bias should be considered in any analysis, and a characterization of the excluded subjects should be developed...
  4. ncbi request reprint Effect of pravastatin on frequency of fracture in the LIPID study: secondary analysis of a randomised controlled trial. Long-term Intervention with Pravastatin in Ischaemic Disease
    I R Reid
    Department of Medicine, University of Auckland, New Zealand
    Lancet 357:509-12. 2001
    ..To assess whether statins have clinically significant effects on bone, we studied the frequency of fractures in a large randomised controlled trial of these agents...
  5. ncbi request reprint Migraine: a risk factor for motor vehicle driver injury?
    R Norton
    Department of Community Health, University of Auckland, New Zealand
    Accid Anal Prev 29:699-701. 1997
    ..These findings require confirmation in prospective studies of motor vehicle driver injuries...
  6. pmc Association of environmental tobacco smoke exposure with socioeconomic status in a population of 7725 New Zealanders
    G Whitlock
    Department of Medicine, University of Auckland, New Zealand
    Tob Control 7:276-80. 1998
    ..To test the hypothesis that environmental tobacco smoke (ETS) exposure is inversely associated with socioeconomic status...
  7. ncbi request reprint Neurohumoral prediction of benefit from carvedilol in ischemic left ventricular dysfunction. Australia-New Zealand Heart Failure Group
    A M Richards
    Department of Medicine, Christchurch Cardioendocrine Group, Christchurch School of Medicine, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Circulation 99:786-92. 1999
    ..Plasma neurohormones were analyzed for prediction of adverse outcomes and response to treatment in 415 patients with ischemic left ventricular dysfunction randomly assigned to receive carvedilol or placebo...
  8. ncbi request reprint Left ventricular mass correlates with fat-free mass but not fat mass in adults
    G A Whalley
    Department of Medicine, University of Auckland School of Medicine, New Zealand
    J Hypertens 17:569-74. 1999
    ..However, in obese subjects, using left ventricular mass indexed to body surface area may inappropriately normalize left ventricular mass...
  9. pmc The New Zealand Blood Donors' Health Study: baseline findings of a large prospective cohort study of injury
    S N Ameratunga
    Division of Community Health, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Auckland, New Zealand
    Inj Prev 8:66-9. 2002
    ..Cohort studies have contributed important scientific knowledge regarding the determinants of chronic diseases. Despite the need for etiologic investigations, this design has been infrequently used in injury prevention research...
  10. doi request reprint Cigarette smoking, systolic blood pressure, and cardiovascular diseases in the Asia-Pacific region
    Koshi Nakamura
    Nutrition and Lifestyle Division, The George Institute for International Health, PO Box M201, Missenden Road, Camperdown, NSW 2050, Australia
    Stroke 39:1694-702. 2008
    ..If these 2 risk factors have a synergistic impact on cardiovascular events, lowering BP and quitting smoking will contribute more to reducing CVD than would be expected from ignoring their interaction...
  11. ncbi request reprint Effects of a perindopril-based blood pressure-lowering regimen on disability and dependency in 6105 patients with cerebrovascular disease: a randomized controlled trial
    M Fransen
    Institute for International Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Stroke 34:2333-8. 2003
    ..We sought to quantify the effects of blood pressure lowering on long-term disability and dependency among patients with cerebrovascular disease...
  12. ncbi request reprint Effects of a perindopril-based blood pressure-lowering regimen on the risk of recurrent stroke according to stroke subtype and medical history: the PROGRESS Trial
    N Chapman
    St Mary s Hospital, London, UK
    Stroke 35:116-21. 2004
    ..Here, we report the consistency of treatment effects across different stroke subtypes and among major clinical subgroups...
  13. ncbi request reprint Blood pressure and cardiovascular disease in the Asia Pacific region
    C M M Lawes
    J Hypertens 21:707-16. 2003
    ..To estimate age-, sex- and region-specific associations of blood pressure with cardiovascular diseases...
  14. ncbi request reprint The effects of diabetes on the risks of major cardiovascular diseases and death in the Asia-Pacific region
    M Woodward
    Diabetes Care 26:360-6. 2003
    ..To provide reliable age- and region-specific estimates of the associations between diabetes and major cardiovascular diseases and death in populations from the Asia-Pacific region...
  15. ncbi request reprint Cholesterol, coronary heart disease, and stroke in the Asia Pacific region
    X Zhang
    Int J Epidemiol 32:563-72. 2003
    ..Whether the associations between total cholesterol and cardiovascular diseases are similar in Asia is not established...
  16. pmc Effects of different regimens to lower blood pressure on major cardiovascular events in older and younger adults: meta-analysis of randomised trials
    F Turnbull
    George Institute for International Health, University of Sydney, PO Box M201, Sydney, NSW 2050, Australia
    BMJ 336:1121-3. 2008
    ..To quantify the relative risk reductions achieved with different regimens to lower blood pressure in younger and older adults...
  17. doi request reprint Intensive blood pressure reduction in acute cerebral haemorrhage trial (INTERACT): a randomised pilot trial
    Craig S Anderson
    The George Institute for International Health, The University of Sydney and Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Sydney, Australia
    Lancet Neurol 7:391-9. 2008
    ..Our aim was to assess the safety and efficiency of this treatment, as a run-in phase to a larger trial...
  18. doi request reprint Lower blood pressure and risk of recurrent stroke in patients with chronic kidney disease: PROGRESS trial
    T Ninomiya
    George Institute for International Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Kidney Int 73:963-70. 2008
    ..We found that perindopril-based BP lowering effectively prevented recurrent stroke in people with CKD, across a wide range of BP levels, without evidence of an increased risk of stroke in people with low BP levels...
  19. doi request reprint APOE genotype, ethnicity, and the risk of cerebral hemorrhage
    C Tzourio
    INSERM U708, 75651 Paris Cedex 13, France
    Neurology 70:1322-8. 2008
    ..Among Asian populations, although ICH represents up to one third of all strokes and has high rates of mortality and morbidity, the role of the APOE polymorphism has not been well studied...
  20. ncbi request reprint Effects of a fixed combination of perindopril and indapamide on macrovascular and microvascular outcomes in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (the ADVANCE trial): a randomised controlled trial
    Anushka Patel
    Cardiovascular Division, The George Institute for International Health, University of Sydney, PO Box M201, Missenden Road, Sydney, NSW 2050, Australia
    Lancet 370:829-40. 2007
    ....
  21. ncbi request reprint A comparison of the associations between seven hemostatic or inflammatory variables and coronary heart disease
    M Woodward
    Division of Cardiovascular and Medical Sciences, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, Scotland, UK
    J Thromb Haemost 5:1795-800. 2007
    ..This study examines their associations with inflammatory markers [C-reactive protein (CRP) and interleukin-6 (IL-6)] and the effect of adjustment on their associations with CHD risk...
  22. ncbi request reprint Blood pressure-dependent and independent effects of agents that inhibit the renin-angiotensin system
    F Turnbull
    George Institute for International Health, University of Sydney, PO Box M201, Missenden Road, Sydney, NSW 2050, Australia
    J Hypertens 25:951-8. 2007
    ..To evaluate the blood pressure-dependent and independent effects of angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors (ACEI) and angiotensin receptor blockers (ARB) on major cardiovascular events...
  23. ncbi request reprint Blood pressure lowering and ACE inhibition for the avoidance of cardiac and cerebral events
    S MacMahon
    Eur Heart J 24:391-3. 2003
  24. ncbi request reprint Pregnancy and leg ulceration
    N Walker
    J Wound Care 13:20. 2004
  25. pmc Motor vehicle driver injury and marital status: a cohort study with prospective and retrospective driver injuries
    G Whitlock
    Clinical Trials Research Unit, University of Auckland, New Zealand
    Inj Prev 10:33-6. 2004
    ..To investigate the association of marital status with risk of motor vehicle driver injury...
  26. pmc Motor vehicle driver injury and socioeconomic status: a cohort study with prospective and retrospective driver injuries
    G Whitlock
    Clinical Trials Research Unit, Department of Medicine, University of Auckland, New Zealand
    J Epidemiol Community Health 57:512-6. 2003
    ..To investigate the association between motor vehicle driver injury and socioeconomic status...
  27. ncbi request reprint Hypertension--time to move on
    S MacMahon
    The George Institute for International Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Lancet 365:1108-9. 2005