Michael Alderman

Summary

Affiliation: Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Salt, blood pressure, and human health
    M H Alderman
    Department of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY, USA
    Hypertension 36:890-3. 2000
  2. ncbi request reprint Salt, blood pressure and health: a cautionary tale
    Michael H Alderman
    Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Department of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, 1300 Morris Park Avenue, Bronx, New York 10461, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 31:311-5. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint Evidence relating dietary sodium to cardiovascular disease
    Michael H Alderman
    Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Dept of Epidemiology and Population Health, Bronx, New York 10461, USA
    J Am Coll Nutr 25:256S-261S. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Impact of dietary sodium on cardiovascular disease morbidity and mortality
    Michael H Alderman
    Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Department of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    Curr Hypertens Rep 4:453-7. 2002
  5. ncbi request reprint Uric acid and cardiovascular risk
    Michael H Alderman
    Albert Einstein College of Medicine, 1300 Morris Park Avenue, Bronx, New York 10461, USA
    Curr Opin Pharmacol 2:126-30. 2002
  6. doi request reprint Summary of the International Workshop of Dietary Sodium and Human Health in China and the United States
    Michael H Alderman
    Am J Hypertens 22:925-8. 2009
  7. doi request reprint New onset diabetes during antihypertensive therapy
    Michael H Alderman
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York, USA
    Am J Hypertens 21:493-9. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Hypertension guidelines: criteria that might make them more clinically useful
    Michael H Alderman
    Department of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York, USA
    Am J Hypertens 15:917-23. 2002
  9. ncbi request reprint [Serum uric acid--a cardiovasular risk factor?]
    M Alderman
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    Ther Umsch 61:547-52. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Worksite treatment for cardiovascular disease prevention
    Michael H Alderman
    Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, 1300 Morris Park Avenue, Room 1315A, Belfer Building, Bronx, New York 10461, USA
    Curr Hypertens Rep 9:342-3. 2007

Detail Information

Publications85

  1. ncbi request reprint Salt, blood pressure, and human health
    M H Alderman
    Department of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY, USA
    Hypertension 36:890-3. 2000
    ..Without knowledge of the sum of the multiple effects of a reduced sodium diet, no single universal prescription for sodium intake can be scientifically justified...
  2. ncbi request reprint Salt, blood pressure and health: a cautionary tale
    Michael H Alderman
    Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Department of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, 1300 Morris Park Avenue, Bronx, New York 10461, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 31:311-5. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint Evidence relating dietary sodium to cardiovascular disease
    Michael H Alderman
    Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Dept of Epidemiology and Population Health, Bronx, New York 10461, USA
    J Am Coll Nutr 25:256S-261S. 2006
    ..In short, the available data provides no support for any universal recommendation of a particular level of dietary sodium...
  4. ncbi request reprint Impact of dietary sodium on cardiovascular disease morbidity and mortality
    Michael H Alderman
    Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Department of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    Curr Hypertens Rep 4:453-7. 2002
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  5. ncbi request reprint Uric acid and cardiovascular risk
    Michael H Alderman
    Albert Einstein College of Medicine, 1300 Morris Park Avenue, Bronx, New York 10461, USA
    Curr Opin Pharmacol 2:126-30. 2002
    ..Although several potential mechanisms have been identified to explain this association, as yet there is no evidence that uric acid bears a causal or reversible relationship to vascular disease...
  6. doi request reprint Summary of the International Workshop of Dietary Sodium and Human Health in China and the United States
    Michael H Alderman
    Am J Hypertens 22:925-8. 2009
    ..The ultimate goal is for this scientific discourse to lead to evidence-based programs for population salt consumption that will contribute to the betterment of human health...
  7. doi request reprint New onset diabetes during antihypertensive therapy
    Michael H Alderman
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York, USA
    Am J Hypertens 21:493-9. 2008
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Hypertension guidelines: criteria that might make them more clinically useful
    Michael H Alderman
    Department of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York, USA
    Am J Hypertens 15:917-23. 2002
    ..Similarly, the benefit of therapy must be assessed by reduction in cardiovascular disease morbidity and mortality...
  9. ncbi request reprint [Serum uric acid--a cardiovasular risk factor?]
    M Alderman
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    Ther Umsch 61:547-52. 2004
    ..Clearly, randomized clinical trials are needed to investigate further the long-term cardioprotective benefits issue of reducing hyperuricemia in hypertensive patients...
  10. ncbi request reprint Worksite treatment for cardiovascular disease prevention
    Michael H Alderman
    Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, 1300 Morris Park Avenue, Room 1315A, Belfer Building, Bronx, New York 10461, USA
    Curr Hypertens Rep 9:342-3. 2007
  11. ncbi request reprint JNC 7: brief summary and critique
    Michael H Alderman
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York 10461, USA
    Clin Exp Hypertens 26:753-61. 2004
    ..The Report was presented at a Press Conference timed to coincide with publication in JAMA. A more detailed supporting document will follow, as will a fold-over card bearing the therapeutic algorithm...
  12. ncbi request reprint Salt and blood pressure in children
    M H Alderman
    Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Bronx, New York 10461, USA
    J Hum Hypertens 22:1-3. 2008
  13. ncbi request reprint Dietary sodium and cardiovascular health in hypertensive patients: the case against universal sodium restriction
    Michael H Alderman
    Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York 10461, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 15:S47-50. 2004
    ..Taken together, these data provide no support for the notion that either normotensive or hypertensive individuals should routinely decrease (or increase) dietary sodium intake...
  14. ncbi request reprint Plasma renin activity levels in hypertensive persons: their wide range and lack of suppression in diabetic and in most elderly patients
    Michael H Alderman
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York 10461, USA
    Am J Hypertens 17:1-7. 2004
    ..The objective of this study was to determine the distribution and determinants of plasma renin activity (PRA) in a representative sample of hypertensive persons...
  15. ncbi request reprint Presidential Address: 21st Scientific Meeting of the International Society of Hypertension: dietary sodium and cardiovascular disease: the 'J'-shaped relation
    Michael H Alderman
    Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, 1300 Morris Park Avenue, Bronx, New York 10461, USA
    J Hypertens 25:903-7. 2007
  16. ncbi request reprint Uric acid: role in cardiovascular disease and effects of losartan
    Michael Alderman
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 10461 1602, USA
    Curr Med Res Opin 20:369-79. 2004
    ..Overall, serum uric acid may be a powerful tool to help stratify risk for cardiovascular disease. At the very least, it should be carefully considered when evaluating overall cardiovascular risk...
  17. ncbi request reprint Serum uric acid as a cardiovascular risk factor for heart disease
    M H Alderman
    Albert Einstein College of Medicine, 1300 Morris Park Avenue, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    Curr Hypertens Rep 3:184-9. 2001
    ..The purpose of this review is to assess available data to determine whether or not serum uric acid meets the standard for designation as a risk factor...
  18. ncbi request reprint Diabetes and cardiovascular events in hypertensive patients
    M H Alderman
    lbert Einstein College of Medicine, Department of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, Bronx, NY, USA
    Hypertension 33:1130-4. 1999
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  19. ncbi request reprint Myocardial infarction in treated hypertensive patients: the paradox of lower incidence but higher mortality in young blacks compared with whites
    M H Alderman
    Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    Circulation 101:1109-14. 2000
    ..Our study objective was to determine whether excess mortality among well-controlled hypertensive black men compared with whites is due to differences in disease incidence or in case fatality...
  20. ncbi request reprint Uric acid in hypertension and cardiovascular disease
    M Alderman
    Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY, USA
    Can J Cardiol 15:20F-2F. 1999
    ..Unanswered, however, is the question of whether uric acid is simply an associated phenomenon, or actually contributes to the occurrence of cardiac events...
  21. ncbi request reprint Dietary sodium intake and mortality: the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES I)
    M H Alderman
    Department of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    Lancet 351:781-5. 1998
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the relation of sodium intake to subsequent all-cause and cardiovascular-disease (CVD) mortality in a general population...
  22. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of risk in hypertensives: experience in treated patients
    M H Alderman
    Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York, USA
    Am J Hypertens 11:874-6. 1998
    ..Diabetes and evidence of vascular disease at entry predicted morbidity. Persisting cardiovascular morbidity in the face of satisfactory blood pressure control suggests the need for additional preventive intervention...
  23. ncbi request reprint Antihypertensive Drug Therapy. The effect of JNC criteria on prescribing patterns and patient status through the first year
    M H Alderman
    Department of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York 10461, USA
    Am J Hypertens 9:413-8. 1996
    ..In this general community setting, dramatic shifts in the choice of initial drug based upon application of JNC guidelines had little discernable impact on short term patient outcomes...
  24. pmc Statin therapy and risk of developing type 2 diabetes: a meta-analysis
    Swapnil N Rajpathak
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health and Department of Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York, New York
    Diabetes Care 32:1924-9. 2009
    ..However, results from subsequent hypothesis-testing trials have been inconsistent. The aim of this meta-analysis is to evaluate the possible effect of statin therapy on incident diabetes...
  25. ncbi request reprint The influence of birthplace on mortality among Hispanic residents of New York City
    J Fang
    Department of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York 10461, USA
    Ethn Dis 7:55-64. 1997
    ..However, stratification of Hispanics by birthplace revealed substantial variation within the Hispanic population of New York City...
  26. pmc Cardiovascular mortality of Chinese in New York City
    J Fang
    Department of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, NY 10461, USA
    J Urban Health 76:51-61. 1999
    ..In conclusion, cardiovascular mortality rates among Chinese migrants in New York City fall below those of both Chinese in China and whites in New York City...
  27. ncbi request reprint Pulse pressure: a predictor of cardiovascular mortality among young normotensive subjects
    J Fang
    Department of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York, Bronx 10461, USA
    Blood Press 9:260-6. 2000
    ..In conclusion, among young subjects, but not older normotensive persons, at very low risk of cardiovascular disease, a wide pulse pressure is associated with increased cardiovascular mortality...
  28. ncbi request reprint High and low serum potassium associated with cardiovascular events in diuretic-treated patients
    H W Cohen
    Department of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York 10461, USA
    J Hypertens 19:1315-23. 2001
    ..To determine the relationship of moderately high and low concentrations of serum potassium with cardiovascular disease events among treated hypertensive patients...
  29. pmc Maternal mortality in New York City: excess mortality of black women
    J Fang
    Department of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    J Urban Health 77:735-44. 2000
    ..Indeed, if all New Yorkers who became pregnant enjoyed the survival of the city's non-Hispanic white residents, the difference in maternal mortality between the city and the nation would be eliminated...
  30. ncbi request reprint History of treatment for depression: risk factor for myocardial infarction in hypertensive patients
    H W Cohen
    Department of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York 10461, USA
    Psychosom Med 63:203-9. 2001
    ..This study examined the relationship between a self-reported history of treatment for depression and subsequent myocardial infarction among treated hypertensive patients...
  31. pmc Serum potassium and cardiovascular mortality
    J Fang
    Department of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 15:885-90. 2000
    ..The impact of serum potassium on mortality is inadequately defined...
  32. ncbi request reprint Dietary potassium intake and stroke mortality
    J Fang
    Department of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    Stroke 31:1532-7. 2000
    ..To further assess this association in a larger sample, we examined data from the first National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES I) Epidemiological Follow-up Study...
  33. ncbi request reprint The influence of maternal hypertension on low birth weight: differences among ethnic populations
    J Fang
    Department of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York 10461, USA
    Ethn Dis 9:369-76. 1999
    ..To determine the influence of maternal hypertension on the risk of low birth weight among white, black, and Hispanic residents of New York City...
  34. ncbi request reprint Trend of stroke hospitalization, United States, 1988-1997
    J Fang
    Department of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    Stroke 32:2221-6. 2001
    ..However, the course of stroke incidence is less certain. To address this issue, we determined trends of stroke hospitalization and in-hospital case fatality during 1988-1997...
  35. ncbi request reprint Serum ionized magnesium: relation to blood pressure and racial factors
    L M Resnick
    Cardiovascular Center, New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center, New York, USA
    Am J Hypertens 10:1420-4. 1997
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  36. ncbi request reprint Plasma renin activity: a risk factor for myocardial infarction in hypertensive patients
    M H Alderman
    Department of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York 10461, USA
    Am J Hypertens 10:1-8. 1997
    ..There was, for every 2 unit increase in PRA, an overall 25% increase in MI incidence. Among hypertensive subjects, PRA level (without urine sodium), is independently and directly associated with the incidence of MI...
  37. ncbi request reprint Moderate sodium restriction. Do the benefits justify the hazards?
    M H Alderman
    Department of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York 10461
    Am J Hypertens 3:499-504. 1990
    ..Moderate sodium restriction is, like other strategies, one therapeutic modality that may be applied, with caution, in individual cases...
  38. ncbi request reprint A review of the Joint National Committee on Detection, Evaluation, and Treatment of High Blood Pressure. The Fifth Report, 1993
    M H Alderman
    Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, New York
    Am J Hypertens 6:896-8. 1993
    ..That goal is to reduce cardiovascular morbidity and mortality, improve and extend life, and to achieve these objectives in the least intrusive and most efficient way possible...
  39. ncbi request reprint Gender differences of revascularization in patients with acute myocardial infarction
    Jing Fang
    The Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York, USA
    Am J Cardiol 97:1722-6. 2006
    ..However, improving revascularization among women does not eliminate the gender disparity of in-hospital death after AMI...
  40. ncbi request reprint Stroke risk among Chinese immigrants in New York City
    Jing Fang
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    J Immigr Minor Health 8:387-93. 2006
    ..Little is known of risk factors for stroke among Chinese immigrants to the United States. We have conducted a case-control study to identify risk factors for stroke among foreign-born Chinese in New York City...
  41. ncbi request reprint Does blood pressure control require a Cuban-style revolution?
    Michael H Alderman
    J Hypertens 24:811-2. 2006
  42. ncbi request reprint Impact of the increasing burden of diabetes on acute myocardial infarction in New York City: 1990-2000
    Jing Fang
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York, USA
    Diabetes 55:768-73. 2006
    ..If continued, this threatens the long-established nationwide trend to reduced coronary artery disease events...
  43. ncbi request reprint Sodium intake and mortality in the NHANES II follow-up study
    Hillel W Cohen
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    Am J Med 119:275.e7-14. 2006
    ....
  44. ncbi request reprint Renal dysfunction and ischemic heart disease mortality in a hypertensive population
    Susan M Hailpern
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York 10461, USA
    J Hypertens 23:1809-16. 2005
    ..This study examines the relationship between IHD mortality and baseline glomerular filtration rate (GFR) (estimated by the Cockcroft and Gault formula) among treated hypertensive subjects...
  45. pmc Access to revascularization among patients with acute myocardial infarction in New York City--impact of hospital resources
    Jing Fang
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    J Urban Health 83:1085-94. 2006
    ....
  46. ncbi request reprint Renal dysfunction predicts attenuation of ischemic heart disease mortality risk from elevated glucose among treated hypertensive patients
    Susan M Hailpern
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York 10461, USA
    Am J Hypertens 19:998-1004. 2006
    ..This study examines the interaction of renal dysfunction and IFG (>or=110 mg/dL) upon the risk of ischemic heart disease (IHD) mortality among treated hypertensive subjects...
  47. doi request reprint Randomized clinical trials: prescriptions to be applied with caution!
    Michael H Alderman
    Am J Hypertens 21:483-4. 2008
  48. doi request reprint A call for higher standards of evidence for dietary guidelines
    Paul R Marantz
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York 10461, USA
    Am J Prev Med 34:234-40. 2008
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  49. doi request reprint Hypertension control at physicians' offices in the United States
    Jing Fang
    Division for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Am J Hypertens 21:136-42. 2008
    ..Nevertheless, the control rate among patients taking prescribed medication and/or therapeutic lifestyle modification has remained about the same for the past several decades...
  50. doi request reprint Declining US stroke hospitalization since 1997: National Hospital Discharge Survey, 1988-2004
    Jing Fang
    Division for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341 3717, USA
    Neuroepidemiology 29:243-9. 2007
    ..This study examines trends in stroke hospitalization from 1988 to 2004...
  51. ncbi request reprint Clinical events in high-risk hypertensive patients randomly assigned to calcium channel blocker versus angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor in the antihypertensive and lipid-lowering treatment to prevent heart attack trial
    Frans H H Leenen
    University of Ottawa Heart Institute, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Hypertension 48:374-84. 2006
    ..Some, but not all, of these differences may be explained by less effective blood pressure control in the lisinopril arm...
  52. ncbi request reprint Rationale and design for the blood pressure intervention of the Action to Control Cardiovascular Risk in Diabetes (ACCORD) trial
    William C Cushman
    Memphis Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Memphis, Tennessee 38104, USA
    Am J Cardiol 99:44i-55i. 2007
    ..The ACCORD blood pressure trial should provide the first definitive clinical trial data on the possible benefit of treating to a more aggressive systolic blood pressure goal in reducing CVD events in patients with diabetes mellitus...
  53. ncbi request reprint Sodium, blood pressure, and cardiovascular disease
    Hillel W Cohen
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York 10461, USA
    Curr Opin Cardiol 22:306-10. 2007
    ..Can these contradictory data be reconciled to inform health policy regarding sodium intake recommendations?..
  54. ncbi request reprint Hypertension control: improved, but not enough!
    Michael H Alderman
    Am J Hypertens 20:347. 2007
  55. ncbi request reprint Trends in acute myocardial infarction complicated by cardiogenic shock, 1979-2003, United States
    Jing Fang
    National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341 3717, USA
    Am Heart J 152:1035-41. 2006
    ..Acute myocardial infarction (AMI) complicated by cardiogenic shock is associated with high morbidity and mortality...
  56. ncbi request reprint Quality of life in hypertensive patients: does it matter and should we measure it?
    Michael H Alderman
    J Hypertens 23:1635-6. 2005
  57. ncbi request reprint Exercise and cardiovascular outcomes by hypertensive status: NHANES I epidemiological follow-up study, 1971-1992
    Jing Fang
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York 10461, USA
    Am J Hypertens 18:751-8. 2005
    ..The association of exercise and cardiovascular disease (CVD) outcome among persons with different blood pressure (BP) status is less well known...
  58. ncbi request reprint The impact of serum uric acid on cardiovascular outcomes in the LIFE study
    Aud Høieggen
    Departments of Nephrology and Cardiology, Ullevaal University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    Kidney Int 65:1041-9. 2004
    ..It has been suggested that the LIFE study results may be related to the effects of losartan on serum uric acid (SUA). SUA has been proposed as an independent risk factor for CV morbidity and death...
  59. ncbi request reprint The return on INVEST
    Michael H Alderman
    JAMA 290:2859-61. 2003
  60. ncbi request reprint Exercise, body mass index, caloric intake, and cardiovascular mortality
    Jing Fang
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, 1300 Morris Park Avenue, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    Am J Prev Med 25:283-9. 2003
    ..The association of physical inactivity and elevated body mass index (BMI) with cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk is well established. The relationship of dietary caloric intake and CVD risk is less certain...
  61. ncbi request reprint Is geography destiny for patients in New York with myocardial infarction?
    Jing Fang
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York 10461, USA
    Am J Med 115:448-53. 2003
    ..The objective of this study was to determine whether local availability of facilities might influence apparent racial disparities in revascularization and health outcomes...
  62. ncbi request reprint ALLHAT and beyond
    Michael H Alderman
    Am J Hypertens 16:512-4. 2003
  63. ncbi request reprint Health outcomes associated with various antihypertensive therapies used as first-line agents: a network meta-analysis
    Bruce M Psaty
    Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
    JAMA 289:2534-44. 2003
    ..Establishing relative benefit or harm from specific antihypertensive agents is limited by the complex array of studies that compare treatments. Network meta-analysis combines direct and indirect evidence to better define risk or benefit...
  64. ncbi request reprint Success and predictors of blood pressure control in diverse North American settings: the antihypertensive and lipid-lowering treatment to prevent heart attack trial (ALLHAT)
    William C Cushman
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 4:393-404. 2002
    ..Achievable control rates in varied practice settings and geographic regions and factors that predict improved blood pressure control are not well identified...
  65. ncbi request reprint Hypertension control and kidney disease: some questions answered, many remain
    Michael H Alderman
    JAMA 288:2466-7. 2002
  66. ncbi request reprint Dissociation of hospitalization and mortality trends for myocardial infarction in the United States from 1988 to 1997
    Jing Fang
    Department of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York 10461, USA
    Am J Med 113:208-14. 2002
    ..To address this issue, we evaluated trends in hospitalization for, and in-hospital mortality from, myocardial infarction from 1988 to 1997...
  67. ncbi request reprint Low sodium diet after DASH: has the situation changed? Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension
    Hillel W Cohen
    Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Department of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, 1300 Morris Park Avenue, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    Curr Hypertens Rep 4:329-32. 2002
    ..Universal recommendations for sodium reduction or dietary sodium goals should await evidence that such interventions are both safe and effective as measured by morbidity and mortality outcomes...
  68. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular risk reduction in hypertensive black patients with left ventricular hypertrophy: the LIFE study
    Stevo Julius
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Hypertension, University of Michigan Medical Center, 3918 Taubman Center, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0356, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 43:1047-55. 2004
    ..We report on a subanalysis of the effects of losartan and atenolol on cardiovascular events in black patients in the Losartan Intervention For Endpoint reduction in hypertension (LIFE) study...
  69. ncbi request reprint Revascularization among patients with acute myocardial infarction complicated by cardiogenic shock and impact of American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association guidelines
    Jing Fang
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York 10461, USA
    Am J Cardiol 94:1281-5. 2004
    ..Moreover, the increase appeared to have been due to more frequent admission of eligible patients to hospitals capable of the service, as opposed to increasing revascularization rates in hospitals capable of revascularization...
  70. ncbi request reprint Is high pulse pressure a marker of preclinical cardiovascular disease?
    Giovanni de Simone
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Federico II University Hospital, Via S Pansini 5, 80131 Naples, Italy
    Hypertension 45:575-9. 2005
    ..Thus, because of these associations, our hypothesis is that in hypertension, pulse pressure may be considered as a marker of preclinical cardiovascular disease, similar to LV mass and PP/SV, rather than a cardiovascular risk factor...
  71. ncbi request reprint Beyond hypertension toward guidelines for cardiovascular risk reduction
    Massimo Volpe
    Department of Cardiology, II Faculty of Medicine, University of Rome La Sapienza Rome, Rome, Italy
    Am J Hypertens 17:1068-74. 2004
    ..We propose that global risk should be used as the main determinant of whom to treat, how to treat, and how much to treat...
  72. ncbi request reprint Clinical characteristics of stroke among Chinese in New York City
    Jing Fang
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York 10461, USA
    Ethn Dis 14:378-83. 2004
    ..Limited information exists on clinical characteristics of stroke among Chinese persons living in the United States. We compared the clinical characteristics of Chinese and White stroke patients living in New York City...
  73. ncbi request reprint Clinical problems in the management of hypertension 1) Prehypertension: should we treat? 2)The very elderly: how should we treat
    Marvin Moser
    Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 6:262-6. 2004
  74. ncbi request reprint Variations in hip fracture hospitalization rates among different race/ethnicity groups in New York City
    Jing Fang
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, 1300 Morris Park Avenue, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    Ethn Dis 14:280-4. 2004
    ..Moreover, Asians, with their low bone mass, showed no increased hip fractures, compared to non-Hispanic Blacks and Hispanics. Further study is needed to explain this paradox...
  75. pmc Does supplemental private insurance affect care of Medicare recipients hospitalized for myocardial infarction?
    Jing Fang
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, 1300 Morris Park Avenue, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    Am J Public Health 94:778-82. 2004
    ..We sought to determine whether supplemental private insurance coverage among Medicare recipients alters patterns of health care or outcomes associated with acute myocardial infarction...
  76. ncbi request reprint Glucose-cholesterol interaction magnifies coronary heart disease risk for hypertensive patients
    Hillel W Cohen
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, 1300 Morris Park Avenue, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    Hypertension 43:983-7. 2004
    ....
  77. ncbi request reprint Characteristics of children with primary hypertension seen at a referral center
    Joseph T Flynn
    Division of Pediatric Nephrology, Department of Pediatrics, Children s Hospital at Montefiore, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, 111 East 210th Street, Bronx, NY 10467, USA
    Pediatr Nephrol 20:961-6. 2005
    ..Future studies should focus on further defining the pathophysiology of primary hypertension in children, including the roles of renin and insulin resistance, so that improved methods of prevention and treatment can be developed...
  78. ncbi request reprint Differential use of coronary revascularization and hospital mortality following acute myocardial infarction
    Janice M Barnhart
    Department of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, 1300 Morris Park Ave, Belfer Building, Room 1306A, Bronx, NY 10461
    Arch Intern Med 163:461-6. 2003
    ....
  79. doi request reprint Blood-pressure-related disease is a global health priority
    Stephen MacMahon
    George Institute for International Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW 2050, Australia
    Lancet 371:1480-2. 2008
  80. ncbi request reprint Blood pressure measures, relative and absolute risk, and international differences
    Michael H Alderman
    J Hypertens 20:1689-91. 2002
  81. ncbi request reprint Hypertension, silver bullets and faded dreams
    Michael H Alderman
    J Hypertens 22:2263-4. 2004
  82. ncbi request reprint Salt: data and speculation
    Michael H Alderman
    Clin Auton Res 12:341-3. 2002
  83. ncbi request reprint Global challenge for overcoming high blood pressure: Fukuoka Statement, 19 October 2006
    Michael H Alderman
    International Society of Hypertension
    J Hypertens 25:727. 2007
  84. ncbi request reprint Estimation of death rates from pandemic influenza
    Michael H Alderman
    Lancet 369:740. 2007
  85. ncbi request reprint Podagra, uric acid, and cardiovascular disease
    Michael H Alderman
    Circulation 116:880-3. 2007