Judith I Tsui

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Publications

  1. pmc Association of hepatitis C virus seropositivity with inflammatory markers and heart failure in persons with coronary heart disease: data from the Heart and Soul study
    Judith I Tsui
    Section of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    J Card Fail 15:451-6. 2009
  2. pmc Impact of lifetime alcohol use on liver fibrosis in a population of HIV-infected patients with and without hepatitis C coinfection
    Daniel Fuster
    Clinical Addiction Research and Education CARE Unit, Section of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Boston Medical Center and Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 37:1527-35. 2013
  3. pmc Pain is associated with heroin use over time in HIV-infected Russian drinkers
    Judith I Tsui
    Department of Medicine, Section of General Internal Medicine, Clinical Addiction Research and Education CARE Unit, Boston University School of Medicine Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA
    Addiction 108:1779-87. 2013
  4. pmc Interleukin-6 is associated with noninvasive markers of liver fibrosis in HIV-infected patients with alcohol problems
    Daniel Fuster
    Clinical Addiction Research and Education CARE Unit, Section of General Internal Medicine, Boston Medical Center and Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses 29:1110-6. 2013
  5. ncbi request reprint Inflammatory cytokines and mortality in a cohort of HIV-infected adults with alcohol problems
    Daniel Fuster
    aClinical Addiction Research and Education CARE Unit, Section of General Internal Medicine, Boston Medical Center and Boston University School of Medicine bDepartment of Biostatistics cData Coordinating Center, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts dDepartment of Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health eDivision of General Internal Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania fDepartment of Epidemiology gDepartment of Community Health Sciences, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    AIDS 28:1059-64. 2014
  6. pmc Escitalopram is associated with reductions in pain severity and pain interference in opioid dependent patients with depressive symptoms
    Judith I Tsui
    Boston University School of Medicine Boston Medical Center, 801 Massachusetts Ave, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Pain 152:2640-4. 2011
  7. pmc Chronic hepatitis C virus infection is associated with all-cause and liver-related mortality in a cohort of HIV-infected patients with alcohol problems
    Daniel Fuster
    Clinical Addiction Research and Education CARE Unit, Section of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Boston Medical Center and Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA
    Addiction 109:62-70. 2014
  8. pmc Risky alcohol use and serum aminotransferase levels in HIV-infected adults with and without hepatitis C
    Judith I Tsui
    Clinical Addiction Research and Education CARE Unit, Section of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Boston Medical Center, and Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 74:266-70. 2013
  9. pmc Days of heroin use predict poor self-reported health in hospitalized heroin users
    Lidia Z Meshesha
    Clinical Addiction Research and Education CARE Unit, Section of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Boston Medical Center, 801 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Addict Behav 38:2884-7. 2013
  10. pmc Hepatitis C virus infection is associated with painful symptoms in HIV-infected adults
    Judith I Tsui
    Department of Medicine, Boston Medical Center and Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA
    AIDS Care 24:820-7. 2012

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Publications16

  1. pmc Association of hepatitis C virus seropositivity with inflammatory markers and heart failure in persons with coronary heart disease: data from the Heart and Soul study
    Judith I Tsui
    Section of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    J Card Fail 15:451-6. 2009
    ..How hepatitis C virus (HCV) affects coronary heart disease (CHD) risk factors and outcomes is largely unknown...
  2. pmc Impact of lifetime alcohol use on liver fibrosis in a population of HIV-infected patients with and without hepatitis C coinfection
    Daniel Fuster
    Clinical Addiction Research and Education CARE Unit, Section of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Boston Medical Center and Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 37:1527-35. 2013
    ..The effect of alcohol on liver disease in HIV infection has not been well characterized...
  3. pmc Pain is associated with heroin use over time in HIV-infected Russian drinkers
    Judith I Tsui
    Department of Medicine, Section of General Internal Medicine, Clinical Addiction Research and Education CARE Unit, Boston University School of Medicine Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA
    Addiction 108:1779-87. 2013
    ..To evaluate whether pain was associated with increased risk of using heroin, stimulants or cannabis among HIV-infected drinkers in Russia...
  4. pmc Interleukin-6 is associated with noninvasive markers of liver fibrosis in HIV-infected patients with alcohol problems
    Daniel Fuster
    Clinical Addiction Research and Education CARE Unit, Section of General Internal Medicine, Boston Medical Center and Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses 29:1110-6. 2013
    ..IL-6 was strongly and significantly associated with liver fibrosis in a cohort of HIV-infected patients with alcohol problems. IL-6 may be a useful predictive marker for liver fibrosis for HIV-infected patients...
  5. ncbi request reprint Inflammatory cytokines and mortality in a cohort of HIV-infected adults with alcohol problems
    Daniel Fuster
    aClinical Addiction Research and Education CARE Unit, Section of General Internal Medicine, Boston Medical Center and Boston University School of Medicine bDepartment of Biostatistics cData Coordinating Center, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts dDepartment of Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health eDivision of General Internal Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania fDepartment of Epidemiology gDepartment of Community Health Sciences, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    AIDS 28:1059-64. 2014
    ..HIV infection leads to chronic inflammation and alterations in levels of inflammatory cytokines. The association between cytokine levels and mortality in HIV infection is not fully understood...
  6. pmc Escitalopram is associated with reductions in pain severity and pain interference in opioid dependent patients with depressive symptoms
    Judith I Tsui
    Boston University School of Medicine Boston Medical Center, 801 Massachusetts Ave, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Pain 152:2640-4. 2011
    ..This study of opioid-dependent patients with depressive symptoms found that treatment with escitalopram was associated with clinically meaningful reductions in pain severity and pain interference during the first 3 months of therapy...
  7. pmc Chronic hepatitis C virus infection is associated with all-cause and liver-related mortality in a cohort of HIV-infected patients with alcohol problems
    Daniel Fuster
    Clinical Addiction Research and Education CARE Unit, Section of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Boston Medical Center and Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA
    Addiction 109:62-70. 2014
    ..To assess the association between hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection and overall and liver-related death in human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-infected patients with alcohol problems...
  8. pmc Risky alcohol use and serum aminotransferase levels in HIV-infected adults with and without hepatitis C
    Judith I Tsui
    Clinical Addiction Research and Education CARE Unit, Section of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Boston Medical Center, and Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 74:266-70. 2013
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the association between risky drinking amounts and serum aminotransferase levels in HIV-infected adults with and without hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection...
  9. pmc Days of heroin use predict poor self-reported health in hospitalized heroin users
    Lidia Z Meshesha
    Clinical Addiction Research and Education CARE Unit, Section of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Boston Medical Center, 801 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Addict Behav 38:2884-7. 2013
    ..92; 95% CI 0.87, 0.97, p<.05). Cocaine, cannabis, cigarettes, alcohol use, unintentional overdose, nor injection drug use was associated with health status. ..
  10. pmc Hepatitis C virus infection is associated with painful symptoms in HIV-infected adults
    Judith I Tsui
    Department of Medicine, Boston Medical Center and Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA
    AIDS Care 24:820-7. 2012
    ..Research is needed to explore the association between HCV infection and pain, and to determine whether HCV treatment is an effective intervention...
  11. pmc Sociodemographic trends in national ambulatory care visits for hepatitis C virus infection
    Judith I Tsui
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine Boston Medical Center, 801 Massachusetts Ave, 2nd Floor, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Dig Dis Sci 54:2694-8. 2009
    ..86) and patients on Medicaid vs. non-Medicaid (3.49; 1.79-6.80). Our results show that HCV-associated ambulatory care visits are increasing, with a greater proportion of visits occurring among non-white patients and Medicaid recipients...
  12. doi request reprint Craving predicts opioid use in opioid-dependent patients initiating buprenorphine treatment: a longitudinal study
    Judith I Tsui
    Boston University School of Medicine Boston Medical Center, Boston MA, USA
    Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 40:163-9. 2014
    ..Few studies have assessed associations between craving and subsequent opioid use. We prospectively evaluated the relative utility of two craving questionnaires to predict opioid use among opioid-dependent patients in outpatient treatment...
  13. pmc Chronic pain and hepatitis C virus infection in opioid dependent injection drug users
    Judith I Tsui
    Boston Medical Center, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    J Addict Dis 30:91-7. 2011
    ..34; 95% confidence interval=0.06 to 4.62; p=0.04). Hepatitis C may be a cause for chronic pain and discomfort intolerance that is overlooked among injection drug users dependent on opioids...
  14. pmc Risk behaviors after hepatitis C virus seroconversion in young injection drug users in San Francisco
    Judith I Tsui
    Department of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, United States
    Drug Alcohol Depend 105:160-3. 2009
    ..This study prospectively examined young injection drug users (IDU) to determine if behaviors changed after they were made aware of HCV seroconversion...
  15. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and long-term effects of occult hepatitis B virus infection in HIV-infected women
    Judith I Tsui
    Department of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 45:736-40. 2007
    ..CD4 cell counts of <200 cells/mm3 were more common among occult HBV-infected women than among those without occult HBV infection. Aminotransferase levels did not appear to be associated with being positive for HBV DNA...
  16. ncbi request reprint Association of hepatitis C seropositivity with increased risk for developing end-stage renal disease
    Judith I Tsui
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, and San Francisco General Hospital, CA 94124, USA
    Arch Intern Med 167:1271-6. 2007
    ..We undertook this study to determine whether having a positive HCV test result was associated with an increased risk for developing treated end-stage renal disease (ESRD)...