E P Havranek

Summary

Affiliation: Denver Health Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Pulse wave velocity and carotid atherosclerosis in white and Latino patients with hypertension
    Mori J Krantz
    Cardiology Division, Denver Health Medical Center, Denver, USA
    BMC Cardiovasc Disord 11:15. 2011
  2. ncbi request reprint Provider and hospital characteristics associated with geographic variation in the evaluation and management of elderly patients with heart failure
    Edward P Havranek
    Denver Health Medical Center, Denver, CO 80204, USA
    Arch Intern Med 164:1186-91. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Dose-related beneficial long-term hemodynamic and clinical efficacy of irbesartan in heart failure
    E P Havranek
    Denver Health Medical Center, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, 80204 4507, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 33:1174-81. 1999
  4. ncbi request reprint Differential effects of antihypertensive agents on electrocardiographic voltage: results from the Appropriate Blood Pressure Control in Diabetes (ABCD) trial
    Edward P Havranek
    Division of Cardiology, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Department of Medicine, Denver, USA
    Am Heart J 145:993-8. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint Future challenges in quality improvement in heart failure
    Edward P Havranek
    Division of Cardiology, Denver Health Medical Center, Denver, CO 80204, USA
    Congest Heart Fail 8:342-5. 2002
  6. ncbi request reprint Spectrum of heart failure in older patients: results from the National Heart Failure project
    Edward P Havranek
    Colorado Foundation for Medical Care, Aurora, Colo, USA
    Am Heart J 143:412-7. 2002
  7. ncbi request reprint Predictors of the onset of depressive symptoms in patients with heart failure
    Edward P Havranek
    University of Colorado Health Sciences Center and Denver Health Medical Center, 777 Bannock Street, Denver, CO 80204 4507, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 44:2333-8. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of depression in congestive heart failure
    E P Havranek
    Denver Health Medical Center, Section of Cardiology, Colorado 80204 4507, USA
    Am J Cardiol 84:348-50, A9. 1999
  9. ncbi request reprint Influencing care in acute myocardial infarction: a randomized trial comparing 2 types of intervention
    A Sauaia
    Colorado Foundation for Medical Care, Aurora 80014 2713, USA
    Am J Med Qual 15:197-206. 2000
  10. ncbi request reprint A health perception score predicts cardiac events in patients with heart failure: results from the IMPRESS trial
    E P Havranek
    Division of Cardiology, Denver Health Medical Center, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, Colorado 80204-4507, USA
    J Card Fail 7:153-7. 2001

Detail Information

Publications66

  1. pmc Pulse wave velocity and carotid atherosclerosis in white and Latino patients with hypertension
    Mori J Krantz
    Cardiology Division, Denver Health Medical Center, Denver, USA
    BMC Cardiovasc Disord 11:15. 2011
    ..Ethnic minorities are at proportionately greater risk for developing extracoronary vascular disease including heart failure and cerebrovascular disease...
  2. ncbi request reprint Provider and hospital characteristics associated with geographic variation in the evaluation and management of elderly patients with heart failure
    Edward P Havranek
    Denver Health Medical Center, Denver, CO 80204, USA
    Arch Intern Med 164:1186-91. 2004
    ..We therefore sought to determine the extent to which provider and hospital characteristics contribute to small-area geographic variation in heart failure care after controlling for patient factors...
  3. ncbi request reprint Dose-related beneficial long-term hemodynamic and clinical efficacy of irbesartan in heart failure
    E P Havranek
    Denver Health Medical Center, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, 80204 4507, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 33:1174-81. 1999
    ..The primary purpose of this study was to determine the acute and long-term hemodynamic and clinical effects of irbesartan in patients with heart failure...
  4. ncbi request reprint Differential effects of antihypertensive agents on electrocardiographic voltage: results from the Appropriate Blood Pressure Control in Diabetes (ABCD) trial
    Edward P Havranek
    Division of Cardiology, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Department of Medicine, Denver, USA
    Am Heart J 145:993-8. 2003
    ..Serial decline in electrocardiographic voltage in patients with increased left ventricular mass has been associated with a lower risk of cardiovascular events...
  5. ncbi request reprint Future challenges in quality improvement in heart failure
    Edward P Havranek
    Division of Cardiology, Denver Health Medical Center, Denver, CO 80204, USA
    Congest Heart Fail 8:342-5. 2002
    ..After 3 years of experience with the National Heart Failure project, it is appropriate to highlight the issues pertinent to future quality improvement initiatives in heart failure care...
  6. ncbi request reprint Spectrum of heart failure in older patients: results from the National Heart Failure project
    Edward P Havranek
    Colorado Foundation for Medical Care, Aurora, Colo, USA
    Am Heart J 143:412-7. 2002
    ..We sought to describe a contemporary national sample of elderly patients with HF and to examine the sample for age-related trends in clinical characteristics...
  7. ncbi request reprint Predictors of the onset of depressive symptoms in patients with heart failure
    Edward P Havranek
    University of Colorado Health Sciences Center and Denver Health Medical Center, 777 Bannock Street, Denver, CO 80204 4507, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 44:2333-8. 2004
    ..The objective of this study was to identify the factors associated with the development of depressive symptoms in outpatients with heart failure (HF)...
  8. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of depression in congestive heart failure
    E P Havranek
    Denver Health Medical Center, Section of Cardiology, Colorado 80204 4507, USA
    Am J Cardiol 84:348-50, A9. 1999
    ..Identification and treatment of depressed CHF patients may significantly improve level of functioning in these patients...
  9. ncbi request reprint Influencing care in acute myocardial infarction: a randomized trial comparing 2 types of intervention
    A Sauaia
    Colorado Foundation for Medical Care, Aurora 80014 2713, USA
    Am J Med Qual 15:197-206. 2000
    ..Other interventions, such as opinion leaders and patient-directed interventions, may be necessary in order to improve the care of AMI patients...
  10. ncbi request reprint A health perception score predicts cardiac events in patients with heart failure: results from the IMPRESS trial
    E P Havranek
    Division of Cardiology, Denver Health Medical Center, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, Colorado 80204-4507, USA
    J Card Fail 7:153-7. 2001
    ..1; 95% CI, 1.2-4.6; P =.04), treadmill time was not (RR = 0.87; 95% CI, 0.73-1.03; P = 0.11). CONCLUSIONS: A patient-reported measure of perceived health predicts events in patients with heart failure...
  11. ncbi request reprint Anemia and outcomes in patients with heart failure: a study from the National Heart Care Project
    Mikhail Kosiborod
    Section of Cardiovascular Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Conn 06520, USA
    Arch Intern Med 165:2237-44. 2005
    ..As a result, whether anemia is a truly independent predictor of risk or a marker of comorbid illness in these patients is unknown...
  12. ncbi request reprint The complexity and cost of drug regimens of older patients hospitalized with heart failure in the United States, 1998-2001
    Frederick A Masoudi
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Denver Health Medical Center, CO 80204, USA
    Arch Intern Med 165:2069-76. 2005
    ..Little is known, however, about the complexity and financial burden of medical therapy in this population...
  13. ncbi request reprint Adoption of spironolactone therapy for older patients with heart failure and left ventricular systolic dysfunction in the United States, 1998-2001
    Frederick A Masoudi
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Denver Health Medical Center, Denver, CO 80204, USA
    Circulation 112:39-47. 2005
    ..We studied the adoption of spironolactone therapy after publication of the Randomized Aldactone Evaluation Study (RALES) in national cohorts of older patients hospitalized for heart failure...
  14. ncbi request reprint Admission glucose and mortality in elderly patients hospitalized with acute myocardial infarction: implications for patients with and without recognized diabetes
    Mikhail Kosiborod
    Section of Cardiovascular Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, 333 Cedar St, PO Box 208088, New Haven, CT 06520 8088, USA
    Circulation 111:3078-86. 2005
    ..The relationship between admission glucose levels and outcomes in older diabetic and nondiabetic patients with acute myocardial infarction is not well defined...
  15. ncbi request reprint Race and renal impairment in heart failure: mortality in blacks versus whites
    Grace L Smith
    Section of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Conn 06520, USA
    Circulation 111:1270-7. 2005
    ..We sought to determine in HF patients the 1-year mortality risks associated with elevated creatinine and impaired estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR) and to quantify racial differences in mortality...
  16. ncbi request reprint Thiazolidinediones, metformin, and outcomes in older patients with diabetes and heart failure: an observational study
    Frederick A Masoudi
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology MC 0960, Denver Health Medical Center, 777 Bannock St, Denver, CO 80204, USA
    Circulation 111:583-90. 2005
    ..Whether this results in adverse outcomes is unknown...
  17. pmc Sex, quality of care, and outcomes of elderly patients hospitalized with heart failure: findings from the National Heart Failure Project
    Saif S Rathore
    Section of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Conn, USA
    Am Heart J 149:121-8. 2005
    ..However, these studies were based upon selected patient populations and lacked quality of care measures...
  18. ncbi request reprint Quality of care and outcomes of older patients with heart failure hospitalized in the United States and Canada
    Dennis T Ko
    Department of Cardiology, Schulich Heart Centre, Toronto, Ontario
    Arch Intern Med 165:2486-92. 2005
    ..We compared the process of care and outcomes of patients with heart failure, the most common cause of hospitalization for individuals 65 years and older in both countries...
  19. ncbi request reprint Health status identifies heart failure outpatients at risk for hospitalization or death
    Paul A Heidenreich
    VA Palo Alto Health Care System, Palo Alto, California 94304, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 47:752-6. 2006
    ..We tested the hypothesis that one health status measure, the Kansas City Cardiomyopathy Questionnaire (KCCQ), provides prognostic information independent of other clinical data in outpatients with heart failure (HF)...
  20. pmc Testing electronic algorithms to create disease registries in a safety net system
    Rebecca Hanratty
    University of Colorado at Denver, Health Sciences Center, Denver, CO 80204 4507, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 19:452-65. 2008
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  21. pmc Left ventricular hypertrophy and cardiovascular mortality by race and ethnicity
    Edward P Havranek
    Denver Health Medical Center, CO 80204 4507, USA
    Am J Med 121:870-5. 2008
    ..Left ventricular hypertrophy is a major independent risk factor for cardiovascular mortality. The contribution of left ventricular hypertrophy to racial and ethnic differences in cardiovascular mortality is poorly understood...
  22. doi request reprint From black and white to shades of gray: race and renin-angiotensin system blockade
    Edward P Havranek
    J Am Coll Cardiol 51:1872-3. 2008
  23. pmc Thresholds in the relationship between mortality and left ventricular hypertrophy defined by electrocardiography
    Edward P Havranek
    Department of Medicine, Denver Health Medical Center, Denver, Colorado 80204 4507
    J Electrocardiol 41:342-50. 2008
    ..Electrocardiographic criteria for the diagnosis of left ventricular hypertrophy in current use were defined using autopsy results or echocardiography; criteria defined using mortality might be more clinically meaningful...
  24. ncbi request reprint Trends in acute myocardial infarction in 4 US states between 1992 and 2001: clinical characteristics, quality of care, and outcomes
    Frederick A Masoudi
    Department of Medicine, Denver Health Medical Center, 777 Bannock St, Denver, CO 80204, USA
    Circulation 114:2806-14. 2006
    ..Long-term trends in the clinical characteristics, quality of care, and outcomes for AMI over time from the health system perspective in geographically diverse populations are not well known...
  25. pmc Socioeconomic status, treatment, and outcomes among elderly patients hospitalized with heart failure: findings from the National Heart Failure Project
    Saif S Rathore
    Section of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520 8088, USA
    Am Heart J 152:371-8. 2006
    ..Prior studies have reported conflicting findings concerning the association of socioeconomic status (SES), treatment, and outcomes in patients hospitalized with heart failure (HF)...
  26. ncbi request reprint Difficulty taking medications, depression, and health status in heart failure patients
    Anne L Morgan
    University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, USA
    J Card Fail 12:54-60. 2006
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  27. ncbi request reprint Statins and mortality among elderly patients hospitalized with heart failure
    JoAnne Micale Foody
    Department of Internal Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520 8025, USA
    Circulation 113:1086-92. 2006
    ..Our objective was to evaluate the association between statin use and survival among a national sample of elderly patients hospitalized with HF...
  28. doi request reprint Intimate partner violence in women hospitalized on an internal medicine service: prevalence and relationship to responses to the review of systems
    Barbara S Cleary
    Department of Medicine, Denver Health Medical Center, Denver, Colorado 80204, USA
    J Hosp Med 3:299-307. 2008
    ..Although intimate partner violence is common, the prevalence in patients hospitalized on internal medicine services and whether it is associated with numerous positive responses to the review of systems are not known...
  29. ncbi request reprint Most hospitalized older persons do not meet the enrollment criteria for clinical trials in heart failure
    Frederick A Masoudi
    Division of Cardiology, Denver Health Medical Center, Denver, Colo 80204, USA
    Am Heart J 146:250-7. 2003
    ..Our objective was to determine the proportion of older persons meeting enrollment criteria of randomized controlled trials of agents that prolong life in heart failure...
  30. ncbi request reprint Metformin and thiazolidinedione use in Medicare patients with heart failure
    Frederick A Masoudi
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Denver Health Medical Center, Colorado, USA
    JAMA 290:81-5. 2003
    ..Little is known about patterns of use of these antihyperglycemic drugs in diabetic patients with heart failure...
  31. ncbi request reprint Patterns of secondary prevention in older patients undergoing coronary artery bypass grafting during hospitalization for acute myocardial infarction
    JoAnne Micale Foody
    Department of Internal Medicine, Section of Cardiovascular Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520 8025, USA
    Circulation 108:II24-8. 2003
    ..Little is known regarding the use of secondary prevention in older patients undergoing CABG during hospitalization for acute myocardial infarction (AMI)...
  32. pmc Aspirin, ibuprofen, and mortality after myocardial infarction: retrospective cohort study
    Jeptha P Curtis
    Section of Cardiovascular Disease, Department of Internal Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, Room I 456 SHM, 333 Cedar Street, PO Box 208088, New Haven CT 06520 8088, USA
    BMJ 327:1322-3. 2003
  33. ncbi request reprint Predictors of cardiologist care for older patients hospitalized for heart failure
    JoAnne Micale Foody
    Section of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Conn 06520 8025, USA
    Am Heart J 147:66-73. 2004
    ..However, national rates of specialty care during hospitalization for heart failure and factors associated with care by a cardiologist are unknown...
  34. ncbi request reprint Age, but not sex, influences the measurement of ejection fraction in elderly patients hospitalized for heart failure
    Joann Lindenfeld
    Division of Cardiology, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, Colorado 80262, USA
    J Card Fail 9:100-6. 2003
    ..Current US and European guidelines recommend that ejection fraction (EF) be measured at least once in patients with congestive heart failure (CHF). However, it is not known how age and sex influence adherence to this recommendation...
  35. ncbi request reprint Race, quality of care, and outcomes of elderly patients hospitalized with heart failure
    Saif S Rathore
    Section of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Conn 06520 8025, USA
    JAMA 289:2517-24. 2003
    ..Because previous studies have been based on selected patient populations treated more than a decade ago, it is unclear if racial differences in quality of care and outcomes currently exist in the United States...
  36. ncbi request reprint Gender, age, and heart failure with preserved left ventricular systolic function
    Frederick A Masoudi
    Denver Health Medical Center, Division of Cardiology, Colorado 80204, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 41:217-23. 2003
    ..This study was designed to determine if women are more likely than men to have heart failure (HF) with preserved systolic function after adjustment for potential confounders, including age...
  37. ncbi request reprint Albuminuria as a predictor of heart failure hospitalizations in patients with type 2 diabetes
    Melinda L Hockensmith
    Division of Renal Diseases and Hypertension, Department of Medicine, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, USA
    J Card Fail 10:126-31. 2004
    ..Heart failure (HF) occurs more frequently and is a significant cause of mortality in diabetic patients. The purpose of the current study is to ascertain risk factors that are predictive of HF hospitalizations in type 2 diabetic patients...
  38. ncbi request reprint The burden of chronic congestive heart failure in older persons: magnitude and implications for policy and research
    Frederick A Masoudi
    Division of Cardiology, Denver Health Medical Center, 777 Bannock Street, Denver, CO 80204, USA
    Heart Fail Rev 7:9-16. 2002
    ..This review highlights the importance of heart failure in the older population and identifies the specific areas where research and policy initiatives may be instrumental in reducing the impact of the condition...
  39. ncbi request reprint Impact of a cardiac risk reduction program in vulnerable patients hospitalized with coronary artery disease
    Mori J Krantz
    Department of Medicine, Denver Health Medical Center, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, 80204 4507, USA
    Pharmacotherapy 24:768-75. 2004
    ..To increase the use of guideline-based pharmacotherapy in vulnerable patients (ethnic minorities and the poor) with coronary artery disease (CAD) through a nurse-based quality-improvement program...
  40. ncbi request reprint Age, functional capacity, and health-related quality of life in patients with heart failure
    Frederick A Masoudi
    Department of Medicine, Denver Health Medical Center, Colorado 80204, USA
    J Card Fail 10:368-73. 2004
    ..We compared the relationship between functional limitation and HRQL between older and younger patients with heart failure...
  41. ncbi request reprint National patterns of use and effectiveness of angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors in older patients with heart failure and left ventricular systolic dysfunction
    Frederick A Masoudi
    Department of Medicine, Denver Health Medical Center, Denver, Colo 80204, USA
    Circulation 110:724-31. 2004
    ..Our objectives were to assess the correlates of ACE inhibitor use and the relationship between ACE inhibitor prescription and mortality in older patients with heart failure...
  42. ncbi request reprint Simultaneous malignant hypertension and cardiac tamponade
    Mori J Krantz
    Division of Cardiology, Denver Health Medical Center, Denver, CO 80204 4507, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 39:E17. 2002
    ..Acute, simultaneous presentation of both life-threatening entities and the hemodynamic course have not been described...
  43. ncbi request reprint The relationship between health perception and utility in heart failure patients in a clinical trial: results from an OVERTURE substudy
    Edward P Havranek
    Division of Cardiology, Denver Health Medical Center, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, Colorado 80204 4507, USA
    J Card Fail 10:339-43. 2004
    ..Measuring utilities for all subjects in a large-scale randomized trial, however, would be prohibitively cumbersome. We therefore sought to estimate utilities for all subjects from results obtained in a subset of patients...
  44. ncbi request reprint A broader paradigm for understanding and treating heart failure
    Edward P Havranek
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, Colorado, USA
    J Card Fail 9:147-52. 2003
    ..This approach will require a rationally designed health care delivery system that applies the best available evidence to the care of individual patients with heart failure...
  45. ncbi request reprint Regional differences in process of care and outcomes for older acute myocardial infarction patients in the United States and Ontario, Canada
    Dennis T Ko
    Division of Cardiology, Schulich Heart Centre, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Circulation 115:196-203. 2007
    ....
  46. ncbi request reprint ACC/AHA 2007 methodology for the development of clinical data standards: a report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Task Force on Clinical Data Standards
    Martha J Radford
    Circulation 115:936-43. 2007
  47. ncbi request reprint Improving heart failure care: CMS' initiative. Improving heart failure care in outpatient practices
    Lawrence D Ramunno
    Northeast Health Care Quality Foundation, Dover, NH 03820, USA
    Congest Heart Fail 8:86-9. 2002
    ..An outpatient practice-based project, the Heart Failure Practice Improvement Effort (HF PIE), was described in the fourth and sixth columns. This column reports experience from the HF PIE project at the practice level in three states...
  48. ncbi request reprint ACC/AHA 2007 methodology for the development of clinical data standards: a report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Task Force on Clinical Data Standards
    Martha J Radford
    J Am Coll Cardiol 49:830-7. 2007
  49. ncbi request reprint Smoking cessation counseling and the quality of care for acute myocardial infarction
    Edward P Havranek
    Am Heart J 154:211-2. 2007
  50. doi request reprint Inpatient initiation of beta-blockade plus nurse management in vulnerable heart failure patients: a randomized study
    Mori J Krantz
    Department of Medicine, Cardiology Division at Denver Health Medical Center and the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center Colorado Prevention Center, Denver, Colorado, USA
    J Card Fail 14:303-9. 2008
    ..This study compared 6-month rehospitalization rates among patients assigned to predischarge beta-blockade coupled with postdischarge nurse management (intervention) versus usual care...
  51. doi request reprint The influence of age on health status outcomes after acute myocardial infarction
    P Michael Ho
    Medical Service, Denver VA Medical Center, Denver, CO, USA
    Am Heart J 155:855-61. 2008
    ..Older age is a risk factor for higher mortality after acute myocardial infarction (AMI), but the association with health status outcomes is largely unexplored...
  52. ncbi request reprint Admission body temperature and mortality in elderly patients hospitalized for heart failure
    Brahmajee K Nallamothu
    J Am Coll Cardiol 47:2563-4. 2006
  53. ncbi request reprint Serum urea nitrogen, creatinine, and estimators of renal function: mortality in older patients with cardiovascular disease
    Grace L Smith
    Section of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Conn 06520, USA
    Arch Intern Med 166:1134-42. 2006
    ..We compared admission serum urea nitrogen (SUN) level, creatinine level, Modification of Diet in Renal Disease (MDRD) rate, and Mayo estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR) for predicting mortality...
  54. ncbi request reprint Valuation of health states in the US versus the UK: two measures divided by a common language?
    Edward P Havranek
    Med Care 43:201-2. 2005
  55. ncbi request reprint Integrating palliative care into heart failure care
    Paul J Hauptman
    Division of Cardiology, Saint Louis University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Arch Intern Med 165:374-8. 2005
    ..Failure to respond to the need for palliative care puts at risk the mandate to treat the patient with heart failure during the entire course of illness...
  56. ncbi request reprint Improving the outcomes of heart failure care: putting technology second
    Edward P Havranek
    J Am Coll Cardiol 45:1665-6. 2005
  57. ncbi request reprint Insulin-sensitizing antihyperglycemic drugs and mortality after acute myocardial infarction: insights from the National Heart Care Project
    Silvio E Inzucchi
    Section of Endocrinology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520 8020, USA
    Diabetes Care 28:1680-9. 2005
    ..We sought to determine the impact of these insulin sensitizers on outcomes in diabetic patients after hospitalization with acute myocardial infarction (AMI)...
  58. ncbi request reprint The relationship between B-type natriuretic peptide and health status in patients with heart failure
    Stacie A Luther
    Department of Medicine, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, USA
    J Card Fail 11:414-21. 2005
    ....
  59. ncbi request reprint ACC/AHA key data elements and definitions for measuring the clinical management and outcomes of patients with chronic heart failure: a report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Task Force on Clinical Data Standards (Writing C
    Martha J Radford
    Circulation 112:1888-916. 2005
  60. ncbi request reprint Aspirin use in older patients with heart failure and coronary artery disease: national prescription patterns and relationship with outcomes
    Frederick A Masoudi
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Denver Health Medical Center, Denver, Colorado 80204, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 46:955-62. 2005
    ..We sought to determine patterns of aspirin use and the relationship between aspirin prescription and outcomes in patients with coronary artery disease (CAD) and heart failure (HF)...
  61. ncbi request reprint Physician specialty and mortality among elderly patients hospitalized with heart failure
    JoAnne Micale Foody
    Section of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, New Haven, Conn 06520 8025, USA
    Am J Med 118:1120-5. 2005
    ..Whether specialty care improves survival among patients with heart failure remains controversial...
  62. ncbi request reprint What we're talking about when we talk about race
    Edward P Havranek
    J Am Coll Cardiol 43:436-7. 2004
  63. ncbi request reprint Aligning quality and payment for heart failure care: defining the challenges
    Edward P Havranek
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Denver Health Medical Center and University of Colorado HSC, Denver, Colorado 80204 4507, USA
    J Card Fail 9:251-4. 2003
    ..This article describes each of these challenges in turn...
  64. pmc Regional variations in racial differences in the treatment of elderly patients hospitalized with acute myocardial infarction
    Saif S Rathore
    Section of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    Am J Med 117:811-22. 2004
    ..We sought to determine whether racial differences in myocardial infarction treatment vary by U.S. census region...
  65. ncbi request reprint Nonpharmacologic care by heart failure experts
    Barbara Riegel
    School of Nursing, Leonard Davis Institute, University of Pennsylvania, 420 Guardian Drive, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Card Fail 12:149-153. 2006
    ....
  66. pmc Hydroxymethylglutaryl-CoA reductase inhibitors in older persons with acute myocardial infarction: evidence for an age-statin interaction
    JoAnne Micale Foody
    Section of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06520, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 54:421-30. 2006
    ..To characterize the relationship between hydroxymethylglutaryl-CoA reductase inhibitors (statins) and outcomes in older persons with acute myocardial infarction (AMI)...