W R Lewis

Summary

Affiliation: Case Western Reserve University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Improvement in use of anticoagulation therapy in patients with ischemic stroke: results from Get With The Guidelines-Stroke
    William R Lewis
    MetroHealth Campus, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH 44109, USA
    Am Heart J 162:692-699.e2. 2011
  2. doi request reprint Trends in the use of evidence-based treatments for coronary artery disease among women and the elderly: findings from the get with the guidelines quality-improvement program
    William R Lewis
    MetroHealth Campus, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio 44109 1998, USA
    Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes 2:633-41. 2009
  3. pmc Differential use of warfarin for secondary stroke prevention in patients with various types of atrial fibrillation
    William R Lewis
    MetroHealth Campus, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    Am J Cardiol 103:227-31. 2009
  4. pmc An organized approach to improvement in guideline adherence for acute myocardial infarction: results with the Get With The Guidelines quality improvement program
    William R Lewis
    Heart and Vascular Center, MetroHealth Campus, Case Western Reserve University, H 322, 2500 MetroHealth Dr, Cleveland, Ohio 44109, USA
    Arch Intern Med 168:1813-9. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Sinus rhythm and ventricular tachycardia coexisting simultaneously in the same heart
    William R Lewis
    MetroHealth Campus, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH 44109 1998, USA
    Heart Rhythm 4:986. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Withdrawing implantable defibrillator shock therapy in terminally ill patients
    William R Lewis
    Heart and Vascular Center, MetroHealth Campus, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio 44109, USA
    Am J Med 119:892-6. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) at end of life #112
    M D Harrington
    MetroHealth Medical Center, Cleveland, Ohio 44109, USA
    J Palliat Med 8:1056-7. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Cardiac pacemakers at end of life #111
    M D Harrington
    MetroHealth Medical Center, Cleveland, Ohio 44109, USA
    J Palliat Med 8:1055-6. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Rational patient selection for catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation
    Roopinder K Sandhu
    MetroHealth Campus, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, USA
    Curr Cardiol Rep 11:327-34. 2009
  10. doi request reprint Termination of electrocution-induced ventricular fibrillation by an implantable cardioverter defibrillator
    Mahazarin Ginwalla
    Department of Cardiology, MetroHealth Campus, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 33:510-2. 2010

Detail Information

Publications17

  1. doi request reprint Improvement in use of anticoagulation therapy in patients with ischemic stroke: results from Get With The Guidelines-Stroke
    William R Lewis
    MetroHealth Campus, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH 44109, USA
    Am Heart J 162:692-699.e2. 2011
    ..We determined the patient and hospital level characteristics associated with an increased use of anticoagulation, including participation in the Get With The Guidelines-Stroke (GWTG-Stroke) Program...
  2. doi request reprint Trends in the use of evidence-based treatments for coronary artery disease among women and the elderly: findings from the get with the guidelines quality-improvement program
    William R Lewis
    MetroHealth Campus, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio 44109 1998, USA
    Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes 2:633-41. 2009
    ..We hypothesized that participation in a quality-improvement program could improve care for all patients and thus narrow treatment gaps over time...
  3. pmc Differential use of warfarin for secondary stroke prevention in patients with various types of atrial fibrillation
    William R Lewis
    MetroHealth Campus, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    Am J Cardiol 103:227-31. 2009
    ..GWTG-S was associated with improved adherence for patients with ECG-documented AF, but patients with a history of AF alone were largely untreated...
  4. pmc An organized approach to improvement in guideline adherence for acute myocardial infarction: results with the Get With The Guidelines quality improvement program
    William R Lewis
    Heart and Vascular Center, MetroHealth Campus, Case Western Reserve University, H 322, 2500 MetroHealth Dr, Cleveland, Ohio 44109, USA
    Arch Intern Med 168:1813-9. 2008
    ..The objective of this study was to evaluate whether participation in GWTG is associated with greater adherence to guidelines for coronary artery disease (CAD)...
  5. ncbi request reprint Sinus rhythm and ventricular tachycardia coexisting simultaneously in the same heart
    William R Lewis
    MetroHealth Campus, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH 44109 1998, USA
    Heart Rhythm 4:986. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Withdrawing implantable defibrillator shock therapy in terminally ill patients
    William R Lewis
    Heart and Vascular Center, MetroHealth Campus, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio 44109, USA
    Am J Med 119:892-6. 2006
    ..It is appropriate to withdraw defibrillator shock therapy when such patients desire only comfort care...
  7. ncbi request reprint Implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) at end of life #112
    M D Harrington
    MetroHealth Medical Center, Cleveland, Ohio 44109, USA
    J Palliat Med 8:1056-7. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Cardiac pacemakers at end of life #111
    M D Harrington
    MetroHealth Medical Center, Cleveland, Ohio 44109, USA
    J Palliat Med 8:1055-6. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Rational patient selection for catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation
    Roopinder K Sandhu
    MetroHealth Campus, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, USA
    Curr Cardiol Rep 11:327-34. 2009
    ..In patients with structural heart disease, multiple ablative procedures may be required to achieve cure. Ongoing clinical research will provide further insight into future criteria for patient selection...
  10. doi request reprint Termination of electrocution-induced ventricular fibrillation by an implantable cardioverter defibrillator
    Mahazarin Ginwalla
    Department of Cardiology, MetroHealth Campus, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 33:510-2. 2010
    ..This case is the first documented example of an ICD-aborted fatal electrocution from ventricular fibrillation caused by an unnatural electrical source. (PACE 2010; 510-512)...
  11. ncbi request reprint Exercise testing in chest pain units: rationale, implementation, and results
    Ezra A Amsterdam
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of California School of Medicine Davis and Medical Center, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    Cardiol Clin 23:503-16, vii. 2005
    ..The optimal strategy for evaluating low-risk patients presenting to the emergency department with chest pain will continue to evolve based on current research and the development of new methods...
  12. ncbi request reprint Utility of stress echocardiography in identifying significant coronary artery disease in patients with left bundle-branch block
    William R Lewis
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, University of California Davis School of Medicine, Sacramento, California 95817, USA
    Crit Pathw Cardiol 6:127-30. 2007
    ..The aim of the study was to determine the utility of stress echocardiography for identification of significant coronary artery disease (CAD) in higher-risk patients with an underlying left bundle-branch block (LBBB)...
  13. doi request reprint Use of cardiac resynchronization therapy in patients hospitalized with heart failure
    Jonathan P Piccini
    Duke Clinical Research Institute, Durham, NC 27715, USA
    Circulation 118:926-33. 2008
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  14. ncbi request reprint Echocardiography in the evaluation of patients in chest pain units
    William R Lewis
    Cardiol Clin 23:531-9, vii. 2005
    ..However, the usefulness of echocardiography in the low-risk population that has chest pain of uncertain origin and a nondiagnostic initial presentation is less well established...
  15. ncbi request reprint Right precordial and posterior electrocardiographic leads do not increase detection of ischemia in low-risk patients presenting with chest pain
    Rick P Ganim
    Divisions of Cardiovascular Medicine and Emergency Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, University of California School of Medicine Davis and Medical Center Sacramento, Sacramento, Calif 95817, USA
    Cardiology 102:100-3. 2004
    ..Prior investigations have demonstrated the utility of adding right precordial and posterior chest leads to the standard 12-lead electrocardiogram (ECG) for identifying right ventricular and posterior wall infarctions in the ED...
  16. ncbi request reprint Immediate exercise testing to evaluate low-risk patients presenting to the emergency department with chest pain
    Ezra A Amsterdam
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Medical Center, University of California Davis, Stockton Boulevard, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 40:251-6. 2002
    ..Our purpose was to determine the safety and accuracy of immediate exercise testing in low-risk patients presenting to the emergency department (ED) with chest pain suggestive of a cardiac etiology...
  17. ncbi request reprint Acute ischemic syndromes. Chest pain center concept
    Ezra A Amsterdam
    Divisions of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of California, Davis, Medical Center, Sacramento, California, USA
    Cardiol Clin 20:117-36. 2002
    ..Current data indicate that management of low-risk patients with chest pain in a CPC is safe accurate, and appears to be cost-effective...