N Rodondi

Summary

Affiliation: Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois
Country: Switzerland

Publications

  1. pmc Subclinical thyroid dysfunction, cardiac function, and the risk of heart failure. The Cardiovascular Health study
    Nicolas Rodondi
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Community Medicine, University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
    J Am Coll Cardiol 52:1152-9. 2008
  2. pmc The Lausanne cohort Lc65+: a population-based prospective study of the manifestations, determinants and outcomes of frailty
    Brigitte Santos-Eggimann
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Lausanne Hospital Center, 52 route de Berne, 1010 Lausanne, Switzerland
    BMC Geriatr 8:20. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint [The role of aspirin in the primary prevention of cardiovascular disease]
    N Rodondi
    Prévention cardiovasculaire Policlinique médicale universitaire et Institut universitaire de médecine sociale et preventive Département de médecine et de santé communautaire Université de Lausanne
    Rev Med Suisse 2:646-51. 2006
  4. pmc Markers of atherosclerosis and inflammation for prediction of coronary heart disease in older adults
    Nicolas Rodondi
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Community Medicine, Faculty of Biology and Medicine, University of Lausanne, 1011Lausanne, Switzerland
    Am J Epidemiol 171:540-9. 2010
  5. ncbi request reprint Marijuana use, diet, body mass index, and cardiovascular risk factors (from the CARDIA study)
    Nicolas Rodondi
    The Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
    Am J Cardiol 98:478-84. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Microalbuminuria, but not cystatin C, is associated with carotid atherosclerosis in middle-aged adults
    Nicolas Rodondi
    Cardiovascular Prevention Clinic, University Outpatient Clinic, Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, Department of Community Medicine and Public Health, University of Lausanne, and Kantonsspital, St Gallen, Switzerland
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 22:1107-14. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint [Screening for atherosclerosis: 2006 update]
    Nicolas Rodondi
    Consultation de prevention cardiovasculaire, PMU, Lausanne
    Rev Med Suisse 2:2732-6. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Association between aortic calcification and total and cardiovascular mortality in older women
    N Rodondi
    Cardiovascular Prevention Clinic, University Outpatient Clinic, Department of Community Medicine and Public Health, University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
    J Intern Med 261:238-44. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Aspirin use for the primary prevention of coronary heart disease: a population-based study in Switzerland
    Nicolas Rodondi
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Community Medicine, University of Lausanne, Bugnon 44, 1011 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Prev Med 46:137-44. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Subclinical hypothyroidism and the risk of coronary heart disease: a meta-analysis
    Nicolas Rodondi
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    Am J Med 119:541-51. 2006

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Publications46

  1. pmc Subclinical thyroid dysfunction, cardiac function, and the risk of heart failure. The Cardiovascular Health study
    Nicolas Rodondi
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Community Medicine, University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
    J Am Coll Cardiol 52:1152-9. 2008
    ..The goal of this study was to determine whether subclinical thyroid dysfunction was associated with incident heart failure (HF) and echocardiogram abnormalities...
  2. pmc The Lausanne cohort Lc65+: a population-based prospective study of the manifestations, determinants and outcomes of frailty
    Brigitte Santos-Eggimann
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Lausanne Hospital Center, 52 route de Berne, 1010 Lausanne, Switzerland
    BMC Geriatr 8:20. 2008
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint [The role of aspirin in the primary prevention of cardiovascular disease]
    N Rodondi
    Prévention cardiovasculaire Policlinique médicale universitaire et Institut universitaire de médecine sociale et preventive Département de médecine et de santé communautaire Université de Lausanne
    Rev Med Suisse 2:646-51. 2006
    ....
  4. pmc Markers of atherosclerosis and inflammation for prediction of coronary heart disease in older adults
    Nicolas Rodondi
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Community Medicine, Faculty of Biology and Medicine, University of Lausanne, 1011Lausanne, Switzerland
    Am J Epidemiol 171:540-9. 2010
    ..05). Results were similar for "hard" CHD, with higher reclassification rates for AAI. IL-6 and AAI are associated with future CHD events beyond traditional risk factors and modestly improve risk prediction in older adults...
  5. ncbi request reprint Marijuana use, diet, body mass index, and cardiovascular risk factors (from the CARDIA study)
    Nicolas Rodondi
    The Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
    Am J Cardiol 98:478-84. 2006
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Microalbuminuria, but not cystatin C, is associated with carotid atherosclerosis in middle-aged adults
    Nicolas Rodondi
    Cardiovascular Prevention Clinic, University Outpatient Clinic, Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, Department of Community Medicine and Public Health, University of Lausanne, and Kantonsspital, St Gallen, Switzerland
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 22:1107-14. 2007
    ..Moreover, no study has compared cystatin C and microalbuminuria as risk factors for CVD outcomes in middle-aged adults, and it is not known whether cystatin C is related to an early stage of atherosclerosis...
  7. ncbi request reprint [Screening for atherosclerosis: 2006 update]
    Nicolas Rodondi
    Consultation de prevention cardiovasculaire, PMU, Lausanne
    Rev Med Suisse 2:2732-6. 2006
    ..Moreover, potential harms of such screening, such as induced anxiety, have been poorly studied. Although promising, such screening should be validated by clinical trials before routine use in clinical practice...
  8. ncbi request reprint Association between aortic calcification and total and cardiovascular mortality in older women
    N Rodondi
    Cardiovascular Prevention Clinic, University Outpatient Clinic, Department of Community Medicine and Public Health, University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
    J Intern Med 261:238-44. 2007
    ..To determine whether older women with abdominal aortic calcification had a greater cardiovascular and all-cause mortality, as such data are limited in older adults...
  9. ncbi request reprint Aspirin use for the primary prevention of coronary heart disease: a population-based study in Switzerland
    Nicolas Rodondi
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Community Medicine, University of Lausanne, Bugnon 44, 1011 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Prev Med 46:137-44. 2008
    ..To determine the patterns of aspirin use for the primary prevention of coronary heart disease (CHD). Aspirin for primary prevention has a more favorable risk/benefit profile among adults with high CHD risk than among low-risk adults...
  10. ncbi request reprint Subclinical hypothyroidism and the risk of coronary heart disease: a meta-analysis
    Nicolas Rodondi
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    Am J Med 119:541-51. 2006
    ..We performed a systematic review to determine whether subclinical hypothyroidism is associated with CHD in adults...
  11. doi request reprint The impact of carotid plaque screening on motivation for smoking cessation
    Nicolas Rodondi
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Community Medicine, University of Lausanne, Switzerland
    Nicotine Tob Res 10:541-6. 2008
    ..The impact of carotid plaque screening on smoking cessation should be examined in larger randomized controlled trials with sufficient power to assess the impact on long-term smoking cessation rates...
  12. doi request reprint Subclinical hypothyroidism and the risk of coronary heart disease and mortality
    Nicolas Rodondi
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Community Medicine, University of Lausanne, Bugnon 44, 1011 Lausanne, Switzerland
    JAMA 304:1365-74. 2010
    ..This might reflect differences in participants' age, sex, thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH) levels, or preexisting cardiovascular disease...
  13. ncbi request reprint Aspirin for the primary prevention of cardiovascular disease: a comprehensive review
    Nicolas Rodondi
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Compr Ther 31:186-93. 2005
    ..Physicians should assess the risks and benefits of aspirin therapy for primary prevention and incorporate patient preferences...
  14. ncbi request reprint Subclinical hypothyroidism and the risk of heart failure, other cardiovascular events, and death
    Nicolas Rodondi
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    Arch Intern Med 165:2460-6. 2005
    ..Subclinical hypothyroidism has been associated with systolic and diastolic cardiac dysfunction and an elevated cholesterol level, but data on cardiovascular outcomes and death are limited...
  15. ncbi request reprint Counselling overweight and obese patients in primary care: a prospective cohort study
    Nicolas Rodondi
    University Outpatient Clinic and University Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 13:222-8. 2006
    ..We aimed to evaluate weight reduction counselling by primary care physicians, and its relationship with weight change and patients' behaviour to control weight...
  16. pmc Therapy modifications in response to poorly controlled hypertension, dyslipidemia, and diabetes mellitus
    Nicolas Rodondi
    University Outpatient Clinic and University Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, Department of Community Medicine and Public Health, University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Ann Intern Med 144:475-84. 2006
    ..Evaluating whether physicians respond appropriately to poor risk factor control in patients may better reflect quality of care than measuring proportions of patients whose conditions are controlled...
  17. ncbi request reprint Thyroid hormone use, hyperthyroidism and mortality in older women
    Douglas C Bauer
    Division of General Internal Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA
    Am J Med 120:343-9. 2007
    ..We performed a prospective cohort study to examine the relationship among thyroid hormone use, previous hyperthyroidism, abnormal thyroid function, and mortality...
  18. doi request reprint The Impact of CAROtid plaque Screening on Smoking (CAROSS) cessation and control of other cardiovascular risk factors: Rationale and design of a randomized controlled trial
    Nicolas Rodondi
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Community Medicine, Switzerland
    Contemp Clin Trials 29:767-73. 2008
    ..Being aware of these test results might also enhance patient motivation to change unhealthy behaviors but the effectiveness of such a screening strategy has been poorly studied...
  19. ncbi request reprint Contribution of major cardiovascular risk factors to familial premature coronary artery disease: the GENECARD project
    Vincent Jomini
    Department of Medicine, CHUV University Hospital, Lausanne, Switzerland
    J Am Coll Cardiol 40:676-84. 2002
    ..This study was designed to assess the prevalence of major cardiovascular risk factors in familial premature coronary artery disease (P-CAD), affecting two or more siblings within one sibship...
  20. ncbi request reprint [Over-the-counter statins: benefit or harmful?]
    I Guessous
    Institut universitaire de médecine sociale et préventive IUMSP, Unité d evaluation des soins UES, Rue du Bugnon 17, 1005 Lausanne
    Rev Med Suisse 1:2447-8, 2451-2. 2005
    ..Anyway, the benefit of switching statin from prescription to over the counter should be experimentally evaluated before its introduction...
  21. ncbi request reprint [Statin prescription in primary prevention: which cardiovascular risk score should be used in Switzerland?]
    David Nanchen
    PMU, Lausanne
    Rev Med Suisse 6:488-90, 492-3. 2010
    ..The consequences and potential benefits of applying these scores in Switzerland are also discussed...
  22. pmc Physician response to "by-the-way" syndrome in primary care
    Pierre Yves Rodondi
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Community Medicine, University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
    J Gen Intern Med 24:739-41. 2009
    ..We analyzed the content of the syndrome, predictors of its appearance, and the physician response...
  23. ncbi request reprint [How to apply clinical guidelines in medical practice? The example of dyslipidemia]
    Olivier Pasche
    Consultation des lipides, PMU, CHUV, 1011 Lausanne
    Rev Med Suisse 4:662-5. 2008
    ....
  24. ncbi request reprint Aspirin use for the primary prevention of coronary heart disease in older adults
    Nicolas Rodondi
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of California, San Francisco, Calif, USA
    Am J Med 118:1288. 2005
    ..We determined the prevalence of aspirin use in relation to coronary heart disease risk and changes over time...
  25. ncbi request reprint [Cost-effectiveness analyses: what doctors should know]
    Reto Auer
    Hospices, CHUV, 1011 Lausanne
    Rev Med Suisse 5:2402, 2404-8. 2009
    ..Physicians, at the interface between patients and payers, are in an ideal position to interpret, or even perform cost-effectiveness analysis, and to promote the interventions that are most effective and that have a reasonable cost...
  26. doi request reprint Hypertriglyceridemia: a potential side effect of propofol sedation in critical illness
    J C Devaud
    Service of Pharmacy, Lausanne University Hospital, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Intensive Care Med 38:1990-8. 2012
    ..The present study aims to identify risk factors favoring its development in patients requiring prolonged ICU treatment...
  27. ncbi request reprint Premature atherosclerosis in HIV-infected individuals--focus on protease inhibitor therapy
    M Depairon
    Division of Hypertension and Vascular Medicine, CHUV University Hospital, Lausanne, Switzerland
    AIDS 15:329-34. 2001
    ....
  28. doi request reprint Alcohol drinking, the metabolic syndrome and diabetes in a population with high mean alcohol consumption
    O Clerc
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Community Medicine Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, Lausanne University Hospital, Rue du Bugnon 44, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Diabet Med 27:1241-9. 2010
    ..To investigate the relationship of alcohol consumption with the metabolic syndrome and diabetes in a population-based study with high mean alcohol consumption. Few data exist on these conditions in high-risk drinkers...
  29. ncbi request reprint Meta-analysis: subclinical thyroid dysfunction and the risk for coronary heart disease and mortality
    Nicolas Ochs
    University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Ann Intern Med 148:832-45. 2008
    ..Data on the association between subclinical thyroid dysfunction and coronary heart disease (CHD) and mortality are conflicting...
  30. doi request reprint Cardiovascular risk estimation and eligibility for statins in primary prevention comparing different strategies
    David Nanchen
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Community Medicine, University Hospital Centre, University of Lausanne, Switzerland
    Am J Cardiol 103:1089-95. 2009
    ..Following the International Atherosclerosis Society and the Adult Treatment Panel III recommendations might prevent more CHD deaths at the cost of higher numbers needed to treat compared with European Society of Cardiology guidelines...
  31. ncbi request reprint Comparing impact and cost-effectiveness of primary prevention strategies for lipid-lowering
    Mark J Pletcher
    University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94107, USA
    Ann Intern Med 150:243-54. 2009
    ..Lipid-lowering therapy is costly but effective at reducing coronary heart disease (CHD) risk...
  32. ncbi request reprint [Statins and muscular side-effects]
    Christine Brosteaux
    Consultation des lipides et de prévention cardiovasculaire, PMU, Lausanne
    Rev Med Suisse 6:510, 512-4, 516-7. 2010
    ..Alternative strategies are also suggested. This article reviews suggestions on the management of these complaints that are a challenge in clinical practice...
  33. doi request reprint Predictive accuracy and usefulness of calibration of the ESC SCORE in Switzerland
    Pedro Marques-Vidal
    Centre for Cardiovascular and Metabolic Research Cardiomet, University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 15:402-8. 2008
    ..Prevention of cardiovascular disease (CVD) at the individual level should rely on the assessment of absolute risk using population-specific risk tables...
  34. doi request reprint Alcohol drinking and cardiovascular risk in a population with high mean alcohol consumption
    Maryline Foerster
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Am J Cardiol 103:361-8. 2009
    ....
  35. ncbi request reprint [Reading medical articles--what pitfalls to avoid]
    Nicolas Rodondi
    PMU, Universite de Lausanne, 1011 Lausanne
    Rev Med Suisse 3:2718-23. 2007
    ..As clinical guidelines and expert opinions are often conflicting, primary care physicians should wait for results of large clinical trials in clinical events before changing their practice for screening or new drugs...
  36. doi request reprint Impact of electronic monitoring of drug adherence on blood pressure control in primary care: a cluster 12-month randomised controlled study
    Valérie Santschi
    University Medical Outpatient Clinic, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Eur J Intern Med 19:427-34. 2008
    ..We examined whether monitoring drug adherence with an electronic system improves long-term blood pressure (BP) control in hypertensive patients followed by general practitioners (GPs)...
  37. ncbi request reprint Assessing the risk/benefit profile before recommending aspirin for the primary prevention of cardiovascular events
    Nicolas Rodondi
    Am J Med 117:528-30. 2004
  38. ncbi request reprint Metabolic syndrome and the risk of cardiovascular disease in older adults
    Javed Butler
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 47:1595-602. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess whether metabolic syndrome (MetSyn) predicts a higher risk for cardiovascular events in older adults...
  39. doi request reprint Comparison of 2 frailty indexes for prediction of falls, disability, fractures, and death in older women
    Kristine E Ensrud
    Center for Chronic Disease Outcomes Research, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, General Internal Medicine, Minneapolis, MN 55417, USA
    Arch Intern Med 168:382-9. 2008
    ..Frailty, as defined by the index derived from the Cardiovascular Health Study (CHS index), predicts risk of adverse outcomes in older adults. Use of this index, however, is impractical in clinical practice...
  40. ncbi request reprint High risk for hyperlipidemia and the metabolic syndrome after an episode of hypertriglyceridemia during 13-cis retinoic acid therapy for acne: a pharmacogenetic study
    Nicolas Rodondi
    Department of Internal Medicine, CHUV University Hospital, University Medical Policlinic, CH 1011 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Ann Intern Med 136:582-9. 2002
    ..Administration of 13-cis retinoic acid (isotretinoin) for acne is occasionally accompanied by hyperlipidemia. It is not known why some persons develop this side effect...
  41. ncbi request reprint Impact of inflammation on the relationship among alcohol consumption, mortality, and cardiac events: the health, aging, and body composition study
    Cinzia Maraldi
    Department of Aging and Geriatric Research, College of Medicine, Institute on Aging, University of Florida, 1329 SW 16th St, Gainesville, FL 32608, USA
    Arch Intern Med 166:1490-7. 2006
    ..We investigated the relationship of alcohol intake with all-cause mortality and cardiac events and evaluated whether this relationship is mediated or modified by inflammatory markers...
  42. ncbi request reprint Plasminogen activator inhibitor type 1 gene polymorphisms and haplotypes are associated with plasma plasminogen activator inhibitor type 1 levels but not with myocardial infarction or stroke
    Jingzhong Ding
    Department of Internal Medicine Geriatrics, Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    Am Heart J 152:1109-15. 2006
    ..We investigated the association of polymorphisms and common haplotypes of the PAI-1 gene with plasma PAI-1 levels, as well as the risk of myocardial infarction and stroke...
  43. ncbi request reprint Frailty and risk of falls, fracture, and mortality in older women: the study of osteoporotic fractures
    Kristine E Ensrud
    Center for Chronic Disease Outcomes Research, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, and Department of Medicine, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55417, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 62:744-51. 2007
    ..However, the predictive validity of this phenotype for fracture outcomes and across risk subgroups is uncertain...
  44. ncbi request reprint [Educational approach to patients with cardiovascular risk factors]
    Reto Auer
    Consultation de prevention cardiovasculaire, PMU et Service de médecine interne CHUV, 1011 Lausanne
    Rev Med Suisse 4:657-60. 2008
    ..The continuity of care between in-hospital medicine and the outpatient setting helps patients in the long-term management of their cardiovascular disease...
  45. ncbi request reprint [Prevention of cardiovascular disease: the challenge for the future]
    Nicolas Rodondi
    Rev Med Suisse 4:627-8. 2008
  46. doi request reprint Carotid plaque screening as a motivational tool for healthy behavior
    David Nanchen
    Am Heart J 155:e37; author reply e39. 2008