Rose A Kenny

Summary

Affiliation: University of Newcastle
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc Carotid sinus syndrome masquerading as treatment resistant epilepsy
    S W Parry
    University of Newcastle and Institute for the Health of the Elderly, Cardiovascular Investigation Unit, Royal Victoria Infirmary, Queen Victoria Road, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 4LP, UK
    Postgrad Med J 76:656-8. 2000
  2. ncbi request reprint Circadian and orthostatic blood pressure is abnormal in the carotid sinus syndrome
    Ríona Mulcahy
    Cardiovascular Investigation Unit and MRC Development Centre for Brain Ageing, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
    Am J Geriatr Cardiol 12:288-92, 301. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint Neurally mediated syncope
    Rose Anne Kenny
    Department of Medicine Geriatrics, Cardiovascular Investigation Unit, Royal Victoria Infirmary, Queen Victoria Road, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 4LP, UK
    Clin Geriatr Med 18:191-210, vi. 2002
  4. ncbi request reprint Vasovagal syncope masquerading as unexplained falls in an elderly patient
    Steve W Parry
    University of Newcastle and Institute for the Health of the Elderly, Cardiovascular Investigation Unit, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
    Can J Cardiol 18:757-8. 2002
  5. ncbi request reprint Impact of a dedicated syncope and falls facility for older adults on emergency beds
    Rose A Kenny
    Cardiovascular Investigation Unit, Royal Victoria Infirmary and School of Clinical Medical Sciences, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Age Ageing 31:272-5. 2002
  6. ncbi request reprint Carotid sinus syndrome: a modifiable risk factor for nonaccidental falls in older adults (SAFE PACE)
    R A Kenny
    Cardiovascular Investigation Unit, Royal Victoria Infirmary MRC Development Centre for Clinical Brain Ageing, Newcastle General Hospital, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
    J Am Coll Cardiol 38:1491-6. 2001
  7. ncbi request reprint Carotid sinus syndrome and falls in older adults
    R A Kenny
    Cardiovascular Investigation Unit, Royal Victoria Infirmary, Queen Victoria Road, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 4LP
    Am J Geriatr Cardiol 10:97-9. 2001
  8. ncbi request reprint Telomere length predicts poststroke mortality, dementia, and cognitive decline
    Carmen Martin-Ruiz
    Institute for Ageing and Health, Newcastle General Hospital, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
    Ann Neurol 60:174-80. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Towards defining the neuropathological substrates of vascular dementia
    Raj N Kalaria
    Institute for Ageing and Health, Newcastle General Hospital, Westgate Road, Newcastle upon Tyne NE4 6BE, UK
    J Neurol Sci 226:75-80. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Autonomic function is impaired in elderly stroke survivors
    Andrew McLaren
    Institute for Ageing and Health, Newcastle General Hospital, Westgate Road, Newcastle upon Tyne NE4 6BE
    Stroke 36:1026-30. 2005

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Publications49

  1. pmc Carotid sinus syndrome masquerading as treatment resistant epilepsy
    S W Parry
    University of Newcastle and Institute for the Health of the Elderly, Cardiovascular Investigation Unit, Royal Victoria Infirmary, Queen Victoria Road, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 4LP, UK
    Postgrad Med J 76:656-8. 2000
    ..Carotid sinus massage provoked 5.6 seconds asystole with symptom reproduction, and she has remained symptom-free after permanent pacemaker implantation for her carotid sinus syndrome and withdrawal of antiepileptic medications...
  2. ncbi request reprint Circadian and orthostatic blood pressure is abnormal in the carotid sinus syndrome
    Ríona Mulcahy
    Cardiovascular Investigation Unit and MRC Development Centre for Brain Ageing, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
    Am J Geriatr Cardiol 12:288-92, 301. 2003
    ..Blood pressure behavior is abnormal in patients with carotid sinus syndrome as represented by altered nocturnal blood pressures and high prevalence of orthostatic hypotension...
  3. ncbi request reprint Neurally mediated syncope
    Rose Anne Kenny
    Department of Medicine Geriatrics, Cardiovascular Investigation Unit, Royal Victoria Infirmary, Queen Victoria Road, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 4LP, UK
    Clin Geriatr Med 18:191-210, vi. 2002
    ..Drop attacks or non accidental falls should thus be investigated for causes of syncope. The most common causes of neurally mediated syncope in older adults are carotid sinus syndrome, orthostatic hypotension and vasovagal syncope...
  4. ncbi request reprint Vasovagal syncope masquerading as unexplained falls in an elderly patient
    Steve W Parry
    University of Newcastle and Institute for the Health of the Elderly, Cardiovascular Investigation Unit, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
    Can J Cardiol 18:757-8. 2002
    ..During head-up tilt testing, the patient had vasodepressor vasovagal syncope. Afterwards, she had amnesia from loss of consciousness. Her symptoms (falls) responded to the withdrawal of culprit medications...
  5. ncbi request reprint Impact of a dedicated syncope and falls facility for older adults on emergency beds
    Rose A Kenny
    Cardiovascular Investigation Unit, Royal Victoria Infirmary and School of Clinical Medical Sciences, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Age Ageing 31:272-5. 2002
    ..Activity and performance in 1999 were compared with peer inner-city teaching hospitals and with previous performance in 1990 at the Royal Victoria Infirmary to determine whether the facility had influenced emergency activity...
  6. ncbi request reprint Carotid sinus syndrome: a modifiable risk factor for nonaccidental falls in older adults (SAFE PACE)
    R A Kenny
    Cardiovascular Investigation Unit, Royal Victoria Infirmary MRC Development Centre for Clinical Brain Ageing, Newcastle General Hospital, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
    J Am Coll Cardiol 38:1491-6. 2001
    ..The aim of the study was to determine whether cardiac pacing reduces falls in older adults with cardioinhibitory carotid sinus hypersensitivity (CSH)...
  7. ncbi request reprint Carotid sinus syndrome and falls in older adults
    R A Kenny
    Cardiovascular Investigation Unit, Royal Victoria Infirmary, Queen Victoria Road, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 4LP
    Am J Geriatr Cardiol 10:97-9. 2001
    ..These preliminary results from a local explanatory study are now being tested in a multicenter study entitled Syncope and Falls in the Elderly: Pacing and Carotid Sinus Evaluation (SAFE-PACE II)...
  8. ncbi request reprint Telomere length predicts poststroke mortality, dementia, and cognitive decline
    Carmen Martin-Ruiz
    Institute for Ageing and Health, Newcastle General Hospital, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
    Ann Neurol 60:174-80. 2006
    ..Early identification of those at risk is highly desirable to target interventions for secondary prevention. Telomere length in peripheral blood mononuclear cells was tested as prognostic risk marker...
  9. ncbi request reprint Towards defining the neuropathological substrates of vascular dementia
    Raj N Kalaria
    Institute for Ageing and Health, Newcastle General Hospital, Westgate Road, Newcastle upon Tyne NE4 6BE, UK
    J Neurol Sci 226:75-80. 2004
    ..Similar to other common dementias consensus criteria for VaD need unambiguous definition to impact on preventative and treatment strategies and are critical for selective recruitment to clinical trials...
  10. ncbi request reprint Autonomic function is impaired in elderly stroke survivors
    Andrew McLaren
    Institute for Ageing and Health, Newcastle General Hospital, Westgate Road, Newcastle upon Tyne NE4 6BE
    Stroke 36:1026-30. 2005
    ..We sought to determine if autonomic function is impaired after stroke recovery in older patients...
  11. ncbi request reprint 24-hour ambulatory electrocardiographic monitoring is unhelpful in the investigation of older persons with recurrent falls
    John Davison
    Falls and Syncope Service, Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 4LP, UK
    Age Ageing 34:382-6. 2005
    ..Although frequently used in the assessment of patients with falls, it is unclear whether 24-hour ambulatory electrocardiography contributes to their assessment in older persons...
  12. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and severity of gait disorders in Alzheimer's and non-Alzheimer's dementias
    Louise M Allan
    Institute for Aging and Health, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
    J Am Geriatr Soc 53:1681-7. 2005
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  13. ncbi request reprint Carotid sinus hypersensitivity in asymptomatic older persons: implications for diagnosis of syncope and falls
    Simon R J Kerr
    Institute for Ageing and Health, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, England
    Arch Intern Med 166:515-20. 2006
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  14. pmc Incidence and prediction of falls in dementia: a prospective study in older people
    Louise M Allan
    Institute for Ageing and Health, Wolfson Research Centre, Newcastle General Hospital, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 4:e5521. 2009
    ..This prospective study aimed to identify modifiable risk factors for falling in older people with mild to moderate dementia...
  15. ncbi request reprint The prevalence of autonomic symptoms in dementia and their association with physical activity, activities of daily living and quality of life
    Louise Allan
    Institute for Ageing and Health, Wolfson Research Centre, Newcastle General Hospital, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord 22:230-7. 2006
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  16. ncbi request reprint Medial temporal atrophy rather than white matter hyperintensities predict cognitive decline in stroke survivors
    Michael J Firbank
    Institute for Ageing and Health, University of Newcastle, Wolfson Research Centre, Newcastle upon Tyne NE4 6BE, UK
    Neurobiol Aging 28:1664-9. 2007
    ..The association of MTA but not WMH with subsequent cognitive decline and increasing brain atrophy suggests a greater role for Alzheimer type than vascular pathology in delayed cognitive impairment after stroke...
  17. ncbi request reprint Clinical phenotype of subjects with Parkinson's disease and orthostatic hypotension: autonomic symptom and demographic comparison
    Liesl M Allcock
    Institute of Ageing and Health, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
    Mov Disord 21:1851-5. 2006
    ..Longitudinal studies of changes in autonomic reflex abnormalities, autonomic symptom profiles, and motor severity might clarify these associations...
  18. ncbi request reprint Homocysteine and post-stroke cognitive decline
    Elise N Rowan
    Institute for Ageing and Health, Newcastle General Hospital, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Age Ageing 36:339-43. 2007
  19. ncbi request reprint Are elderly haemodialysis patients at risk of falls and postural hypotension?
    Russell G Roberts
    Renal Units, Freeman Hospital and Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Int Urol Nephrol 35:415-21. 2003
    ..Postural hypotension is a risk factor for falls. Falls are debilitating and a leading cause of morbidity and mortality in the elderly...
  20. ncbi request reprint Syncope in the elderly: diagnosis, evaluation, and treatment
    Rose Anne Kenny
    Institute for Ageing and Health and MRC Development Centre for Clinical Brain Ageing, Falls and Syncope Service, Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 14:S74-7. 2003
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  21. ncbi request reprint Neuropsychological deficits in older stroke patients
    Clive Ballard
    Institute for Ageing and Health, Newcastle General Hospital, Westgate Road, Newcastle NE4 6BE, United Kingdom
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 977:179-82. 2002
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  22. ncbi request reprint Prospective follow-up study between 3 and 15 months after stroke: improvements and decline in cognitive function among dementia-free stroke survivors >75 years of age
    Clive Ballard
    Institute for Ageing and Health, Newcastle General Hospital, Westgate Rd, Newcastle NE4 6BE UK
    Stroke 34:2440-4. 2003
    ..Poststroke cognitive impairment is frequent. There are, however, few longitudinal studies examining delayed changes in poststroke cognition...
  23. ncbi request reprint Hyperintensities and fronto-subcortical atrophy on MRI are substrates of mild cognitive deficits after stroke
    Emma Burton
    Institute for Ageing and Health, Wolfson Research Centre, Newcastle General Hospital, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord 16:113-8. 2003
    ..The current study determines the MRI correlations of the early neuropsychological post-stroke cognitive deficits...
  24. ncbi request reprint Amnesia for loss of consciousness in carotid sinus syndrome: implications for presentation with falls
    Steve W Parry
    Falls and Syncope Service and Institute for Ageing and Health, Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
    J Am Coll Cardiol 45:1840-3. 2005
    ..The goal of this study was to compare the clinical characteristics of patients with carotid sinus syndrome who presented with falls with those who presented with syncope...
  25. ncbi request reprint The use of an implantable loop recorder in the investigation of unexplained syncope in older people
    V Lynne Armstrong
    Cardiovascular Investigation Unit, Care of Elderly Offices, Royal Victoria Infirmary, Queen Victoria Road, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 4LP, UK
    Age Ageing 32:185-8. 2003
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  26. pmc Multifactorial intervention after a fall in older people with cognitive impairment and dementia presenting to the accident and emergency department: randomised controlled trial
    Fiona E Shaw
    Department of Geriatric Medicine, Newcastle General Hospital, Westgate Road, Newcastle upon Tyne NE4 6BE, UK
    BMJ 326:73. 2003
    ..To determine the effectiveness of multifactorial intervention after a fall in older patients with cognitive impairment and dementia attending the accident and emergency department...
  27. ncbi request reprint Presence of a carotid bruit in adults with unexplained or recurrent falls: implications for carotid sinus massage
    David A Richardson
    Cardiovascular Investigation Unit, Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Age Ageing 31:379-84. 2002
    ..Effective treatment is available once carotid sinus hypersensitivity is identified. Carotid sinus massage is the only practical method for achieving a diagnosis. Carotid sinus massage is contraindicated if a carotid bruit is present...
  28. pmc Cardiovascular assessment of falls in older people
    Maw Pin Tan
    Falls and Syncope Service, Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Clin Interv Aging 1:57-66. 2006
    ..Early use of an implantable loop recorder may be more cost-effective. A dedicated investigation unit increases the likelihood of achieving positive diagnoses and significantly reduces hospital stay and health expenditure...
  29. ncbi request reprint White matter hyperintensities are associated with impairment of memory, attention, and global cognitive performance in older stroke patients
    Emma J Burton
    Institute for Ageing and Health, Newcastle General Hospital, Newcastle, UK
    Stroke 35:1270-5. 2004
    ..We hypothesized that processing speed and executive dysfunction will be associated with frontal WMH whereas impaired memory will be associated with temporal WMH...
  30. ncbi request reprint Evidence-based algorithms and the management of falls and syncope presenting to acute medical services
    Steve W Parry
    Falls and Syncope Service and Institute for Ageing and Health, Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle upon Tyne
    Clin Med 8:157-62. 2008
    ..Easy-to-use algorithms can help reduce the number of patients admitted to acute medical services with falls and syncope while optimising the care of those managed as inpatients. The algorithms are provided for use by interested parties...
  31. doi request reprint 'Front-loaded' head-up tilt table testing: validation of a rapid first line nitrate-provoked tilt protocol for the diagnosis of vasovagal syncope
    Steve W Parry
    Falls and Syncope Service and Institute for Ageing and Health, Newcastle University, Royal Victoria Infirmary, Queen Victoria Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 4LP, UK
    Age Ageing 37:411-5. 2008
    ..06, 27.4). The front-loaded GTN protocol provided a higher diagnostic rate than passive tilt testing, and provides a rapid alternative to conventional methods, though false positivity rates are higher...
  32. ncbi request reprint Drop attacks in older adults: systematic assessment has a high diagnostic yield
    Steve W Parry
    Falls and Syncope Service and Institute for Aging and Health, Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
    J Am Geriatr Soc 53:74-8. 2005
    ..To investigate the causes of recurrent drop attacks in older patients with a comprehensive battery of investigations in the largest series reported to date...
  33. ncbi request reprint Angiotensin converting enzyme insertion/deletion polymorphisms in vasovagal syncope
    Julia L Newton
    Cardiovascular Investigation Unit Institute for Ageing and Health, Care of the Elderly Offices, Royal Victoria Infirmary, University of Newcastle, Newcastle NE1 4LP, United Kingdom
    Europace 7:396-9. 2005
    ..Here we present the first study examining a potential genetic abnormality in VVS...
  34. ncbi request reprint The prevalence of falls in older persons paced for atrioventricular block and sick sinus syndrome
    Colette Seifer
    Cardiovascular Investigation Unit and MRC Development Centre for Brain Ageing, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
    Am J Geriatr Cardiol 12:298-301; quiz 304-5. 2003
    ..The authors conclude that this is the first series that clearly shows a significant association between atrioventricular block, sick sinus syndrome, and falls. Further prospective studies are needed to substantiate these results...
  35. ncbi request reprint Clinical characteristics of unexplained syncope and their relationship to tilt table test outcomes
    Laura A Graham
    Cardiovascular Investigation Unit, Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Clin Auton Res 12:88-93. 2002
    ....
  36. ncbi request reprint Falls and syncope in elderly patients
    Rose Anne Kenny
    Cardiovascular Investigation Unit, Royal Victoria Infirmary, School of Clinical Sciences, University of Newcastle, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 4LP England, UK
    Clin Geriatr Med 18:xiii-xiv. 2002
  37. ncbi request reprint Adenosine test in the diagnosis of unexplained syncope: marker of conducting tissue disease or neurally mediated syncope?
    Steve W Parry
    Falls and Syncope Service, Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Eur Heart J 27:1396-400. 2006
    ..In this article, we review the possible mechanisms underlying a positive adenosine test, its safety, and a comprehensive examination of the literature supporting each of the putative causal diagnoses...
  38. pmc A mathematical model of aging-related and cortisol induced hippocampal dysfunction
    Mark T McAuley
    Henry Wellcome Building, Biogerontology Building, Institute for Ageing and Health, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, England, NE4 6BE, UK
    BMC Neurosci 10:26. 2009
    ..We further challenged the model with biologically based interventions to ascertain if cortisol associated hippocampal dysfunction could be abrogated...
  39. ncbi request reprint A prospective evaluation of bone mineral density measurement in females who have fallen
    Julia L Newton
    Institute for Ageing and Health, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Age Ageing 32:497-502. 2003
    ..This predicts overall fracture risk as effectively as dual X-ray at the spine and hip, although site specific measurements provide the best estimate of fracture risk at a particular location...
  40. ncbi request reprint Patients with recurrent falls attending Accident & Emergency benefit from multifactorial intervention--a randomised controlled trial
    John Davison
    Falls and Syncope Service and Institute for Ageing and Health, Newcastle General Hospital, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Age Ageing 34:162-8. 2005
    ..To determine the effectiveness of multifactorial intervention to prevent falls in cognitively intact older persons with recurrent falls...
  41. ncbi request reprint Orthostatic hypotension in Parkinson's disease: association with cognitive decline?
    Liesl M Allcock
    Parkinson s Disease Research Unit, Department of Neurology, Sunderland Royal Hospital, Sunderland, UK
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 21:778-83. 2006
    ..We therefore hypothesize that PD patients with orthostatic hypotension (OH) have a different cognitive profile compared to PD patients without OH...
  42. ncbi request reprint Unprovoked and glyceryl trinitrate-provoked head-up tilt table test is safe in older people: a review of 10 years' experience
    Zbigniew J Gieroba
    Flinders University Department of Rehabilitation and Aged Care, Repatriation General Hospital, Daw Park, South Australia
    J Am Geriatr Soc 52:1913-5. 2004
    ..To test the safety of the head-up tilt test (HUT) in older adults...
  43. ncbi request reprint Remote technology used to monitor signs of ageing. Interview by Thelma Agnew
    Rose Anne Kenny
    Nurs Older People 20:6-7. 2008
  44. ncbi request reprint Guidelines on management (diagnosis and treatment) of syncope--update 2004
    Michele Brignole
    Europace 6:467-537. 2004
  45. ncbi request reprint Association between mild vascular cognitive impairment and impaired activities of daily living in older stroke survivors without dementia
    Sally Stephens
    University of Newcastle, UK
    J Am Geriatr Soc 53:103-7. 2005
    ..To determine the relationship between mild vascular cognitive impairment (mVCI) and functional disability in older stroke survivors without dementia...
  46. ncbi request reprint Familial neurocardiogenic (vasovagal) syncope
    Julia L Newton
    Cardiovascular Investigation Unit Institute for Ageing and Health, School of Clinical Medical Sciences, Newcastle, United Kingdom
    Am J Med Genet A 133:176-9. 2005
    ..Clinical findings included an absence of any discernible cardiac or autonomic abnormalities and reproducible hypotension on tilt table testing in affected family members...
  47. ncbi request reprint Correlation of entorhinal amyloid with memory in Alzheimer's and vascular but not Lewy body dementia
    Alan Thomas
    Institute for Ageing and Health, Newcastle, UK
    Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord 19:57-60. 2005
    ..To examine the relationship of the anatomic distribution of amyloid deposition to focal and global cognitive dysfunction in different subtypes of dementia...
  48. pmc Effective interventions to prevent falls in older people
    Joanna L Hampton
    Br J Gen Pract 52:884-6. 2002
  49. ncbi request reprint Guidelines on management (diagnosis and treatment) of syncope-update 2004. Executive Summary
    Michele Brignole
    Department of Cardiology and Arrhythmologic Centre, Ospedali del Tigullio, 16033 Lavagna, Italy
    Eur Heart J 25:2054-72. 2004