Thomas Pickering

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Affiliation: Columbia University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint What is the true blood pressure? Smirk revisited
    Thomas G Pickering
    Behavioral Cardiovascular Health and Hypertension Program, Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 7:421-4. 2005
  2. doi request reprint Sleep apnea and cardiovascular disease: an American Heart Association/American College of Cardiology Foundation Scientific Statement from the American Heart Association Council for High Blood Pressure Research Professional Education Committee, Council on
    Virend K Somers
    J Am Coll Cardiol 52:686-717. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint Neurovascular compression of the medulla: can it cause neurogenic hypertension?
    Thomas G Pickering
    Behavioral Cardiovascular Health and Hypertension Program, Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 9:63-6. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Should white coat hypertension be treated?
    Thomas G Pickering
    Behavioral Cardiovascular Health and Hypertension Program, Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, 622 West 168th Street, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 7:550-3. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Call to action on use and reimbursement for home blood pressure monitoring: Executive Summary. A joint scientific statement from the American Heart Association, American Society of Hypertension, and Preventive Cardiovascular Nurses Association
    Thomas G Pickering
    Center for Behavioral Cardiovascular Health, Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, PH 9 946, 622 West 168th Street, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 10:467-76. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Ambulatory blood pressure and diseases of the eye: can low nocturnal blood pressure be harmful?
    Thomas G Pickering
    Behavioral Cardiovascular Health and Hypertension Program, Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 10:411-4. 2008
  7. doi request reprint Prediction of strokes versus cardiac events by ambulatory monitoring of blood pressure: results from an international database
    Thomas Pickering
    Division of General Medicine, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Blood Press Monit 12:397-9. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Now we are sick: labeling and hypertension
    Thomas G Pickering
    Behavioral Cardiovascular Health and Hypertension Program, Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 8:57-60. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Class effects and labeling of antihypertensive drugs
    Thomas G Pickering
    Behavioral Cardiovascular Health and Hypertension Program, Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 8:215-20. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Jnc 7.5
    Thomas G Pickering
    Behavioral Cardiovascular Health and Hypertension Program, Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 9:901-4. 2007

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Publications96

  1. ncbi request reprint What is the true blood pressure? Smirk revisited
    Thomas G Pickering
    Behavioral Cardiovascular Health and Hypertension Program, Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 7:421-4. 2005
  2. doi request reprint Sleep apnea and cardiovascular disease: an American Heart Association/American College of Cardiology Foundation Scientific Statement from the American Heart Association Council for High Blood Pressure Research Professional Education Committee, Council on
    Virend K Somers
    J Am Coll Cardiol 52:686-717. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint Neurovascular compression of the medulla: can it cause neurogenic hypertension?
    Thomas G Pickering
    Behavioral Cardiovascular Health and Hypertension Program, Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 9:63-6. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Should white coat hypertension be treated?
    Thomas G Pickering
    Behavioral Cardiovascular Health and Hypertension Program, Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, 622 West 168th Street, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 7:550-3. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Call to action on use and reimbursement for home blood pressure monitoring: Executive Summary. A joint scientific statement from the American Heart Association, American Society of Hypertension, and Preventive Cardiovascular Nurses Association
    Thomas G Pickering
    Center for Behavioral Cardiovascular Health, Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, PH 9 946, 622 West 168th Street, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 10:467-76. 2008
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Ambulatory blood pressure and diseases of the eye: can low nocturnal blood pressure be harmful?
    Thomas G Pickering
    Behavioral Cardiovascular Health and Hypertension Program, Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 10:411-4. 2008
  7. doi request reprint Prediction of strokes versus cardiac events by ambulatory monitoring of blood pressure: results from an international database
    Thomas Pickering
    Division of General Medicine, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Blood Press Monit 12:397-9. 2007
    ..70-0.94, chi2=7.70, d.f.=1, P=0.006] but not of cardiac events. It should not be assumed that one summary measure of ambulatory blood pressure would be the best predictor of different clinical outcomes...
  8. ncbi request reprint Now we are sick: labeling and hypertension
    Thomas G Pickering
    Behavioral Cardiovascular Health and Hypertension Program, Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 8:57-60. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Class effects and labeling of antihypertensive drugs
    Thomas G Pickering
    Behavioral Cardiovascular Health and Hypertension Program, Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 8:215-20. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Jnc 7.5
    Thomas G Pickering
    Behavioral Cardiovascular Health and Hypertension Program, Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 9:901-4. 2007
  11. ncbi request reprint The natural history of hypertension: prehypertension or masked hypertension?
    Thomas G Pickering
    Behavioral Cardiovascular Health and Hypertension Program, Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 9:807-10. 2007
  12. ncbi request reprint Target blood pressure in patients with end-stage renal disease: evidence-based medicine or the emperor's new clothes?
    Thomas G Pickering
    Behavioral Cardiovascular Health and Hypertension Program, Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 8:369-75. 2006
  13. ncbi request reprint Masked hypertension: a review
    Thomas G Pickering
    Center for Behavioral Cardiovascular Health, Division of General Medicine, Columbia University Medical Center, New York 10032, USA
    Hypertens Res 30:479-88. 2007
    ..The potential implications of masked hypertension are huge, but the optimal strategy for detecting the condition in the general population is not yet clear...
  14. ncbi request reprint Morning hypertension
    Thomas G Pickering
    Behavioral Cardiovascular Health and Hypertension Program, Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 9:224-8. 2007
  15. ncbi request reprint Stress, inflammation, and hypertension
    Thomas G Pickering
    Behavioral Cardiovascular Health and Hypertension Program, Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 9:567-71. 2007
  16. ncbi request reprint Which components of the arterial pressure wave best predict risk?
    Thomas G Pickering
    Behavioral Cardiovascular Health and Hypertension Program, Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 8:530-3. 2006
  17. ncbi request reprint Therapeutic inertia and the Medicare crisis
    Thomas G Pickering
    Behavioral Cardiovascular Health and Hypertension Program, Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 8:667-70. 2006
  18. ncbi request reprint Could hypertension be a consequence of the 24/7 society? The effects of sleep deprivation and shift work
    Thomas G Pickering
    Behavioral Cardiovascular Health and Hypertension Program, Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 8:819-22. 2006
  19. ncbi request reprint Arterial stiffness as a cause of resistant hypertension?
    Thomas G Pickering
    Behavioral Cardiovascular Health and Hypertension Program, Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 9:390-5. 2007
  20. ncbi request reprint Why don't we pay more attention to the effects of stress in our patients?
    Thomas G Pickering
    Behavioral Cardiovascular Health and Hypertension Program, Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 7:310-2. 2005
  21. ncbi request reprint Should we be evaluating blood pressure dipping status in clinical practice?
    Thomas G Pickering
    Behavioral Cardiovascular Health and Hypertension Program, Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, PH 9 946, 622 West 168th Street, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 7:178-82. 2005
  22. ncbi request reprint Treatment of hypertension in the elderly
    Thomas G Pickering
    Behavioral, Cardiovascular Health, and Hypertension Program, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 6:18-23. 2004
    ..There are several issues to be addressed, which include the significance of pulse pressure as a risk factor, the reliability of measurement of blood pressure in the elderly, choice of drugs and lifestyles, and management of the very old...
  23. ncbi request reprint Reflections in hypertension: heart failure and hypertension: the diastolic dilemma
    Thomas G Pickering
    Behavioral, Cardiovascular Health, and Hypertension Program, PH 9 946, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, 630 West 168th Street, New York, NY 10023, USA
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 6:647-50. 2004
  24. ncbi request reprint Reflections in hypertension. How should blood pressure be measured during pregnancy?
    Thomas G Pickering
    Behavioral Cardiovascular Health and Hypertension Program, Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, PH 9 946, 622 West 168th Street, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 7:46-9. 2005
  25. doi request reprint Home blood pressure monitoring: a new standard method for monitoring hypertension control in treated patients
    Thomas G Pickering
    Behavioral Cardiovascular Health and Hypertension Program, Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Nat Clin Pract Cardiovasc Med 5:762-3. 2008
    ..This strategy should, therefore, be routinely used in the management of patients with hypertension...
  26. doi request reprint Franz Volhard lecture: should doctors still measure blood pressure? The missing patients with masked hypertension
    Thomas G Pickering
    College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Hypertens 26:2259-67. 2008
    ..Ambulatory BP monitoring is the best established technique for doing this, but home monitoring may be applicable in the future...
  27. ncbi request reprint Paroxysmal hypertension: the role of stress and psychological factors
    Thomas G Pickering
    Center for Behavioral Cardiovascular Health, Columbia University Medical College, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 10:575-81. 2008
    ..The use of drugs effective for treatment of panic disorder can also be helpful in managing these patients...
  28. ncbi request reprint Why don't we use nitrates to treat older hypertensive patients?
    Thomas G Pickering
    Behavioral Cardiovascular Health and Hypertension Program, Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 7:685-7, 690. 2005
  29. ncbi request reprint Muscular hypertension: is creatine kinase responsible for hypertension in blacks?
    Thomas G Pickering
    Behavioral Cardiovascular Health and Hypertension Program, Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, New York, NY, USA
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 10:73-6. 2008
  30. ncbi request reprint Sildenafil citrate for erectile dysfunction in men receiving multiple antihypertensive agents: a randomized controlled trial
    Thomas G Pickering
    Columbia University Medical College, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Am J Hypertens 17:1135-42. 2004
    ..We evaluated the safety and efficacy of sildenafil citrate for treating ED in men taking multiple antihypertensive medications in a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial...
  31. ncbi request reprint Counseling African Americans to Control Hypertension: cluster-randomized clinical trial main effects
    Gbenga Ogedegbe
    From the Division of Health and Behavior and Center for Healthful Behavior Change, Department of Population Health, New York University Langone Medical Center, New York, NY G O, S F Clinical Directors Network, New York, NY J N T, A C, M D G, C K Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University, Bronx, NY J N T Center for Clinical and Translational Science, Rockefeller University, New York, NY J N T Department of Medicine, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY T P, J E S Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY J E S
    Circulation 129:2044-51. 2014
    ..Data are limited on the implementation of evidence-based multilevel interventions targeted at blood pressure (BP) control in hypertensive blacks who receive care in low-resource primary care practices...
  32. ncbi request reprint Value of ambulatory arterial stiffness index and 24-h pulse pressure to predict progression of albuminuria in elderly people with diabetes mellitus
    Walter Palmas
    Department of Medicine, Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Am J Hypertens 20:493-500. 2007
    ..Ambulatory 24-h pulse pressure predicts progression of albuminuria in people with diabetes mellitus. It is not known whether the ambulatory arterial stiffness index (AASI) may add to that prediction...
  33. ncbi request reprint Nocturnal blood pressure elevation predicts progression of albuminuria in elderly people with type 2 diabetes
    Walter Palmas
    Department of Medicine, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 10:12-20. 2008
    ..In conclusion, nocturnal BP rise on ambulatory monitoring is superior to office BP to predict worsening of albuminuria in elderly individuals with type 2 diabetes and adds to the information provided by 24-hour pulse pressure...
  34. ncbi request reprint Isolated diastolic hypertension
    Thomas G Pickering
    Behavioral, Cardiovascular Health, and Hypertension Program, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 5:411-3. 2003
  35. ncbi request reprint An international database of prospective ambulatory blood pressure monitoring studies
    Thomas Pickering
    Cardiovascular Center, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York, USA
    Blood Press Monit 8:147-9. 2003
    ....
  36. pmc Counseling African Americans to Control Hypertension (CAATCH) trial: a multi-level intervention to improve blood pressure control in hypertensive blacks
    Gbenga Ogedegbe
    Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine and Center for Healthful Behavior Change, New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY 10010, USA
    Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes 2:249-56. 2009
    ..Findings from this study, if successful, will provide salient information needed for translation and dissemination of evidence-based interventions targeted at BP control into clinical practice for this high-risk population...
  37. ncbi request reprint A comparison of morning blood pressure surge in African Americans and whites
    Donald C Haas
    Cardiovascular Institute, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, NY 10029, USA
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 7:205-9; quiz 210-1. 2005
    ..26 mm Hg; SE=1.0 and 1.1; p=nonsignificant). Morning BP surge is unlikely to account for differences in stroke incidence between African Americans and whites...
  38. ncbi request reprint Recommendations for blood pressure measurement in humans: an AHA scientific statement from the Council on High Blood Pressure Research Professional and Public Education Subcommittee
    Thomas G Pickering
    Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, Behavioral Cardiovascular Health and Hypertension Program, 622 West 168th Street, PH9 946, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 7:102-9. 2005
  39. ncbi request reprint Measurement of blood pressure in and out of the office
    Thomas G Pickering
    Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, Behavioral Cardiovascular Health and Hypertension Program, 622 West 168th Street, PH9 946, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 7:123-9. 2005
  40. ncbi request reprint Behavioral cardiology --has its time finally arrived?
    Thomas Pickering
    Zena and Michael A Wiener Cardiovascular Institute, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Mt Sinai J Med 70:101-12. 2003
    ..These barriers include poor compliance by the patient, lack of skill in providing effective interventions by the health care provider, and lack of incentives within the health care system, particularly reimbursement...
  41. ncbi request reprint Ambulatory pulse pressure and progression of urinary albumin excretion in older patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus
    Walter Palmas
    Division of General Medicine, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    Hypertension 48:301-8. 2006
    ..23 (1.04 to 1.42). In conclusion, ambulatory pulse pressure may provide additional information to predict progression of albuminuria in elderly diabetic subjects above and beyond office blood pressure...
  42. ncbi request reprint Isolated systolic hypertension in the young
    Thomas G Pickering
    Behavioral, Cardiovascular Health, and Hypertension Program, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY 10023, USA
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 6:47-8. 2004
  43. ncbi request reprint Age-dependent associations between sleep-disordered breathing and hypertension: importance of discriminating between systolic/diastolic hypertension and isolated systolic hypertension in the Sleep Heart Health Study
    Donald C Haas
    Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    Circulation 111:614-21. 2005
    ..Prior investigations may have underestimated an association between SDB and systolic/diastolic hypertension in the elderly by categorizing individuals with ISH as simply hypertensive...
  44. ncbi request reprint Hot flashes are associated with increased ambulatory systolic blood pressure
    Linda M Gerber
    Department of Public Health, Hypertension Center, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Menopause 14:308-15. 2007
    ..To determine the association between ambulatory blood pressure (BP) and hot flash experience...
  45. pmc Prevalence and determinants of isolated systolic hypertension among young adults: the 1999-2004 US National Health And Nutrition Examination Survey
    Regina C Grebla
    Department of Community Health, Brown University, Rhode Island, New York, USA
    J Hypertens 28:15-23. 2010
    ..We examined the prevalence and determinants of ISH in this age group using the 1999-2004 National Health and Nutrition Examination Surveys (NHANES) and made comparisons using data from NHANES III (1988-1994)...
  46. ncbi request reprint Ambulatory blood-pressure monitoring
    Thomas G Pickering
    Behavioral Cardiovascular Health and Hypertension Program, Department of Medicine, Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, New York, USA
    N Engl J Med 354:2368-74. 2006
  47. pmc Principles and techniques of blood pressure measurement
    Gbenga Ogedegbe
    Center for Healthful Behavior Change, Department of Medicine, New York University School of Medicine, New York, 10010, USA
    Cardiol Clin 28:571-86. 2010
    ..Blood pressure measurements in different circumstances and in special populations such as infants, children, pregnant women, elderly persons, and obese subjects are discussed...
  48. ncbi request reprint Future developments in ambulatory blood pressure monitoring and self-blood pressure monitoring in clinical practice
    Thomas Pickering
    Integrative and Behavioral Cardiovascular Health Program, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY 10029 6574, USA
    Blood Press Monit 7:21-5. 2002
    ....
  49. ncbi request reprint What is the white-coat effect and how should it be measured?
    Thomas G Pickering
    Integrative and Behavioral Cardiovascular Health Program, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY 10029 6574, USA
    Blood Press Monit 7:293-300. 2002
    ..It is diminished but not obliterated by drug treatment. It is not closely related to overall blood pressure variability, and does not predict cardiovascular risk. The white coat effect appears to be idiosyncratic to the clinic setting...
  50. ncbi request reprint Changes in self-monitored pulse pressure correlate with improvements in B-type natriuretic Peptide and urinary albumin in treated hypertensive patients
    Kazuo Eguchi
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Medicine, Jichi Medical University School of Medicine, Tochigi, Japan
    Am J Hypertens 20:1268-75. 2007
    ..We assessed the hypothesis that changes in PP during antihypertensive therapy correlate with changes in surrogate markers of target-organ damage...
  51. ncbi request reprint Assessment of the white-coat effect
    William Gerin
    Columbia University Medical Center, New York, New York 10032, USA
    J Hypertens 24:67-74. 2006
    ..Resting levels taken in the clinic may also be elevated, and will therefore underestimate the WCE...
  52. ncbi request reprint Anxiety and outcome expectations predict the white-coat effect
    Juhee Jhalani
    Columbia University Medical Center, 622 West 168th Street, PH 9, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Blood Press Monit 10:317-9. 2005
    ..To determine whether elevated clinic blood pressure compared with daytime ambulatory blood pressure, referred to as the white-coat effect, is associated with anxiety and increased blood pressure expectancy in the doctor's office...
  53. ncbi request reprint Albumin-to-creatinine ratio predicts change in ambulatory blood pressure in normotensive persons: a 7.5-year prospective study
    Linda M Gerber
    Department of Public Health, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Am J Hypertens 19:220-6. 2006
    ..It is not known, in a normotensive and nondiabetic sample, whether elevated urinary albumin levels predict future increases in BP...
  54. pmc Socioeconomic and psychosocial factors mediate race differences in nocturnal blood pressure dipping
    Tanya M Spruill
    Department of Medicine, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, New York, USA
    Am J Hypertens 22:637-42. 2009
    ..In order to address the limited reproducibility of dipping measures, we investigated this question in a sample of participants who underwent multiple ambulatory BP monitoring (ABPM) sessions...
  55. pmc Telemedicine home blood pressure measurements and progression of albuminuria in elderly people with diabetes
    Walter Palmas
    Department of Medicine, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    Hypertension 51:1282-8. 2008
    ..In conclusion, nocturnal blood pressure elevation was the strongest predictor of worsening albuminuria. Home blood pressure measurements added to office measurements and may constitute an adequate substitute for ambulatory monitoring...
  56. ncbi request reprint Standardizing the comparison of systolic blood pressure vs. pulse pressure for predicting coronary heart disease
    Karina W Davidson
    College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 8:411-3. 2006
    ..However, when using an increase of 1 SD, the RR associated with SBP was larger than for PP. Although both are predictors, the authors conclude that SBP has a larger RR than PP for coronary heart disease events...
  57. pmc Sleep duration associated with mortality in elderly, but not middle-aged, adults in a large US sample
    James E Gangwisch
    Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Department of Psychiatry, Division of Medical Genetics, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Sleep 31:1087-96. 2008
    ..No epidemiologic studies have published multivariate analyses stratified by age, even though life expectancy is 75 years and the majority of deaths occur in the elderly...
  58. ncbi request reprint Sustained blood pressure increase after an acute stressor: the effects of the 11 September 2001 attack on the New York City World Trade Center
    William Gerin
    Kravis Cardiovascular Health Center, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, USA
    J Hypertens 23:279-84. 2005
    ..The impact of the 11 September 2001 (9/11) attacks in New York City had far greater reach, and has been sustained by subsequent events...
  59. doi request reprint Ambulatory blood pressure monitoring and all-cause mortality in elderly people with diabetes mellitus
    Walter Palmas
    Department of Medicine, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Hypertension 53:120-7. 2009
    ..Albuminuria may mediate the association between BP and mortality...
  60. pmc Circulating transforming growth factor-beta1 levels and the risk for kidney disease in African Americans
    Manikkam Suthanthiran
    Department of Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY 10065, USA
    Kidney Int 76:72-80. 2009
    ..Whether these findings show that it is the circulating levels of TGF-beta1 that contribute to renal disease progression or the findings reflect other unmeasured factors, further longitudinal studies are needed...
  61. pmc Preventing misdiagnosis of ambulatory hypertension: algorithm using office and home blood pressures
    Daichi Shimbo
    Center for Behavioral Cardiovascular Health, Department of Medicine, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Hypertens 27:1775-83. 2009
    ..We tested whether incorporating an upper office blood pressure (OBP) cut-off in the algorithm, higher than the traditional 140/90 mmHg, reduces the need for HBPM and ABPM...
  62. doi request reprint Insomnia and sleep duration as mediators of the relationship between depression and hypertension incidence
    James E Gangwisch
    Division of Cognitive Neuroscience, Department of Psychiatry, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    Am J Hypertens 23:62-9. 2010
    ..No previous published population studies have examined whether insomnia and sleep duration mediate the relationship between depression and hypertension incidence...
  63. ncbi request reprint Effect of social support on nocturnal blood pressure dipping
    Carlos J Rodriguez
    Division of Cardiology, Columbia University, 622 W 168th Street, PH 3 342, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Psychosom Med 70:7-12. 2008
    ..Non-Hispanic blacks have higher rates of cardiovascular morbidity and mortality from hypertension and are more likely to have ambulatory blood pressure (ABP) that remains high at night (nondipping)...
  64. ncbi request reprint Short sleep duration as a risk factor for hypertension: analyses of the first National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey
    James E Gangwisch
    Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Hypertension 47:833-9. 2006
    ..Short sleep duration could, therefore, be a significant risk factor for hypertension...
  65. ncbi request reprint Differential impact of left ventricular mass and relative wall thickness on cardiovascular prognosis in diabetic and nondiabetic hypertensive subjects
    Kazuo Eguchi
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Medicine, Jichi Medical University, Shimotsuke, Tokyo, Japan
    Am Heart J 154:79.e9-15. 2007
    ..Cardiovascular prognostic significance of relative wall thickness (RWT) in patients with diabetes has not been reported although concentric hypertrophy is common in diabetic patients...
  66. ncbi request reprint Masked hypertension in diabetes mellitus: a potential risk
    Kazuo Eguchi
    Center for Behavioral Cardiovascular Health, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 9:601-7. 2007
    ..Diabetic patients with MHT showed evidence of brain and kidney damage. Hence, out-of-office monitoring of BP may be indicated in diabetics whose BP is normal in the clinic...
  67. ncbi request reprint Metabolic syndrome less strongly associated with target organ damage than syndrome components in a healthy, working population
    Kazuo Eguchi
    Center for Behavioral Cardiovascular Health and Hypertension Program, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 9:337-44. 2007
    ..The data suggest that physicians should evaluate blood pressure and high-density lipoprotein cholesterol as well as other cardiovascular risk factors without regard to whether a patient meets the criteria for the MS...
  68. ncbi request reprint Consistency of blood pressure differences between the left and right arms
    Kazuo Eguchi
    Center for Behavioral Cardiovascular Health, Division of General Medicine, Columbia University Medical College, New York, USA
    Arch Intern Med 167:388-93. 2007
    ..It is unclear to what extent interarm blood pressure (BP) differences are reproducible vs the result of random error. The present study was designed to resolve this issue...
  69. pmc Relative utility of home, ambulatory, and office blood pressures in the prediction of end-organ damage
    Daichi Shimbo
    Behavioral Cardiovascular Health and Hypertension Program, Division of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Am J Hypertens 20:476-82. 2007
    ....
  70. ncbi request reprint Why is blood pressure so hard to control in patients with type 2 diabetes?
    Kazuo Eguchi
    Center for Behavioral Cardiovascular Health, Division of General Medicine, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Cardiometab Syndr 2:114-8. 2007
    ....
  71. ncbi request reprint Superiority of ambulatory to physician blood pressure is not an artifact of differential measurement reliability
    William Gerin
    Department of Medicine, Columbia University New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Blood Press Monit 11:297-301. 2006
    ..Whether this is due to the greater reliability owing to the larger number of measurements that are usually taken using ambulatory monitoring, or the greater validity of these measurements independent of the number, remains controversial...
  72. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with baroreflex sensitivity: association with morning blood pressure
    Kazuo Eguchi
    Center for Behavioral Cardiovascular Health, Division of General Medicine, Columbia University Medical Center, NY, USA
    Hypertens Res 30:723-8. 2007
    ..In conclusion, impaired BRS evaluated by the Valsalva method was associated with high morning BP level, independent of other confounders. Morning hypertension might be partly mediated by impaired BRS...
  73. ncbi request reprint The impact of perceived hypertension status on anxiety and the white coat effect
    Tanya M Spruill
    Columbia University New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Ann Behav Med 34:1-9. 2007
    ..Mechanisms underlying the white coat effect remain poorly understood but are critical to improving the accuracy of clinic blood pressure measurement...
  74. ncbi request reprint Age-specific impact of self-monitored pulse pressure on hypertensive target organ damage in treated hypertensive patients
    Kazuo Eguchi
    Department of Medicine, Jichi Medical University School of Medicine, Tochigi, Japan
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 9:522-9. 2007
    ..In the very old (older than 75 years), however, there were no consistent associations between pulse pressure measures and BNP. More studies are needed in the evaluation of cardiac risk with hemodynamic measures in the very old...
  75. pmc Sleep duration as a risk factor for diabetes incidence in a large U.S. sample
    James E Gangwisch
    Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Department of Psychiatry, Division of Medical Genetics, 1051 Riverside Drive, Mailbox 2, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Sleep 30:1667-73. 2007
    ..No plausible mechanism has been identified by which long sleep duration could lead to diabetes...
  76. ncbi request reprint Validation of an oscillometric home blood pressure monitor in an end-stage renal disease population and the effect of arterial stiffness on its accuracy
    Aliza M Thompson
    Department of Medicine, Behavioral Cardiovascular Health and Hypertension Program and Division of Nephrology, Columbia University, New York, New York, USA
    Blood Press Monit 12:227-32. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to validate an oscillometric home blood pressure monitor in an end-stage renal disease population and to determine the effect of arterial stiffness on its accuracy...
  77. ncbi request reprint Statin use in heart failure: a cause for concern?
    Amresh Raina
    Behavioral Cardiovascular Health and Hypertension Program, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Am Heart J 152:39-49. 2006
    ..However, their efficacy and safety in patients with heart failure (HF) are unknown. In this review, we discuss the evidence for the efficacy and safety of statin therapy in patients with HF...
  78. ncbi request reprint Office and ambulatory blood pressure are independently associated with albuminuria in older subjects with type 2 diabetes
    Andrew Moran
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
    Hypertension 47:955-61. 2006
    ..We found, in a multiethnic group of older subjects with type 2 diabetes, that office systolic blood pressure and awake systolic ambulatory blood pressure exhibited independent associations with degree of albuminuria...
  79. ncbi request reprint Short- and long-term incidence of stroke in white-coat hypertension
    Paolo Verdecchia
    Dipartimento Malattie Cardiovascolari, Ospedale R Silvestrini, Perugia, Italy
    Hypertension 45:203-8. 2005
    ..In conclusion, WCH was not associated with a definitely increased risk of stroke during the total follow-up period. However, WCH might not be a benign condition for stroke in the long term...
  80. ncbi request reprint Racism and ambulatory blood pressure in a community sample
    Elizabeth Brondolo
    Department of Psychology, St John s University, 8000 Utopia Parkway, Jamaica, NY 11439, USA
    Psychosom Med 70:49-56. 2008
    ..The goal of the present article was to investigate the relationship of perceived racism to ambulatory blood pressure (ABP) in a sample of American-born Blacks and Latinos...
  81. ncbi request reprint Morning blood pressure surge and hypertensive cerebrovascular disease: role of the alpha adrenergic sympathetic nervous system
    Kazuomi Kario
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Medicine, Jichi Medical School, Tochigi, Japan
    Am J Hypertens 17:668-75. 2004
    ..The morning surge of blood pressure (BP) is associated with alpha-adrenergic activity. We studied the association between the alpha-adrenergic morning surge in BP and silent cerebrovascular disease in elderly patients with hypertension...
  82. ncbi request reprint Masked hypertension
    Thomas G Pickering
    Hypertension 40:795-6. 2002
  83. ncbi request reprint Recommendations for blood pressure measurement in humans and experimental animals: part 1: blood pressure measurement in humans: a statement for professionals from the Subcommittee of Professional and Public Education of the American Heart Association Cou
    Thomas G Pickering
    Circulation 111:697-716. 2005
    ..There is increasing evidence that a failure of blood pressure to fall during the night may be associated with increased risk. In obese patients and children, the use of an appropriate cuff size is of paramount importance...
  84. doi request reprint Call to action on use and reimbursement for home blood pressure monitoring: a joint scientific statement from the American Heart Association, American Society of Hypertension, and Preventive Cardiovascular Nurses Association
    Thomas G Pickering
    American Heart Association, American Society of Hypertension, and Preventive Cardiovascular Nurses Association, Dallas, USA
    J Cardiovasc Nurs 23:299-323. 2008
    ....
  85. ncbi request reprint Relationship between morning hypertension identified by home blood pressure monitoring and brain natriuretic peptide and estimated glomerular filtration rate: the Japan Morning Surge 1 (JMS-1) Study
    Joji Ishikawa
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Jichi Medical University School of Medicine, Tochigi, Japan
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 10:34-42. 2008
    ....
  86. ncbi request reprint Differential effects of ramipril on ambulatory blood pressure in African Americans and Caucasians
    Andrew Moran
    Department of Medicine, University of California at San Francisco, and San Francisco General Hospital, California, USA
    Am J Hypertens 20:884-91. 2007
    ..Past studies did not compare daytime and nighttime ambulatory blood-pressure responses to angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors in African Americans and Caucasians...
  87. doi request reprint Cardiovascular prognosis of sustained and white-coat hypertension in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus
    Kazuo Eguchi
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Medicine, Jichi Medical University, Tochigi, Japan
    Blood Press Monit 13:15-20. 2008
    ....
  88. pmc Ambulatory blood pressure is a better marker than clinic blood pressure in predicting cardiovascular events in patients with/without type 2 diabetes
    Kazuo Eguchi
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Medicine, Jichi Medical University School of Medicine, Shimotsuke, Tochigi, Japan
    Am J Hypertens 21:443-50. 2008
    ..The prognostic significance of ambulatory blood pressure (ABP) has not been established in patients with type 2 diabetes (T2DM)...
  89. ncbi request reprint The Japan Morning Surge-1 (JMS-1) study: protocol description
    Joji Ishikawa
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Jichi Medical University School of Medicine, Japan
    Hypertens Res 29:153-9. 2006
    ....
  90. doi request reprint Determinants of self-measured pulse rate profile in medicated hypertensives: the Jichi Morning Surge-1 (JMS-1) study
    Tomoyuki Kabutoya
    Chichibu Municipal Hospital, Saitama, Japan
    Clin Exp Hypertens 30:255-65. 2008
    ..However, the predictor of high PR at home in treated hypertensives is unknown. In this study, we studied the predictor of high PR and evaluated pulse rate variability (PRV)...
  91. ncbi request reprint Extending the reach of ambulatory blood pressure monitoring: masked and resistant hypertension
    Thomas G Pickering
    Am J Hypertens 18:1385-7. 2005
  92. doi request reprint An alpha-adrenergic blocker titrated by self-measured blood pressure recordings lowered blood pressure and microalbuminuria in patients with morning hypertension: the Japan Morning Surge-1 Study
    Kazuomi Kario
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Medicine, Jichi Medical University School of Medicine, Tochigi, Japan
    J Hypertens 26:1257-65. 2008
    ..The impact on microalbuminuria of strict treatment aimed at lowering of self-measured morning blood pressure using an adrenergic blockade is unclear...
  93. pmc Call to action on use and reimbursement for home blood pressure monitoring: a joint scientific statement from the American Heart Association, American Society Of Hypertension, and Preventive Cardiovascular Nurses Association
    Thomas G Pickering
    Hypertension 52:10-29. 2008
    ....
  94. doi request reprint Call to action on use and reimbursement for home blood pressure monitoring: executive summary: a joint scientific statement from the American Heart Association, American Society Of Hypertension, and Preventive Cardiovascular Nurses Association
    Thomas G Pickering
    Hypertension 52:1-9. 2008
    ....
  95. ncbi request reprint Recommendations for blood pressure measurement in humans and experimental animals: Part 1: blood pressure measurement in humans: a statement for professionals from the Subcommittee of Professional and Public Education of the American Heart Association Cou
    Thomas G Pickering
    Hypertension 45:142-61. 2005
    ..There is increasing evidence that a failure of blood pressure to fall during the night may be associated with increased risk. In obese patients and children, the use of an appropriate cuff size is of paramount importance...
  96. ncbi request reprint Effect of doxazosin on the left ventricular structure and function in morning hypertensive patients: the Japan Morning Surge 1 study
    Yoshio Matsui
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Medicine, Jichi Medical University School of Medicine, Tochigi, Japan
    J Hypertens 26:1463-71. 2008
    ..Doxazosin is reported to increase the incidence of congestive heart failure. The benefits of doxazosin, for controlling morning blood pressure as well as its effect on the left ventricular structure and function, are herein examined...

Research Grants5

  1. Conditioned Placebo Effects & Treatment of Hypertension
    Thomas Pickering; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..The demonstration of a conditioned placebo effect that produces a sustained reduction of BP could result in more economical treatment with fewer side effects. ..
  2. Conditioned Placebo Effects & Treatment of Hypertension
    Thomas Pickering; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..The demonstration of a conditioned placebo effect that produces a sustained reduction of BP could result in more economical treatment with fewer side effects. ..
  3. Conditioned Placebo Effects & Treatment of Hypertension
    Thomas Pickering; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The demonstration of a conditioned placebo effect that produces a sustained reduction of BP could result in more economical treatment with fewer side effects. ..
  4. Conditioned Placebo Effects & Treatment of Hypertension
    Thomas Pickering; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The demonstration of a conditioned placebo effect that produces a sustained reduction of BP could result in more economical treatment with fewer side effects. ..