Christopher Cabell

Summary

Affiliation: Duke University Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The risk of stroke and death in patients with aortic and mitral valve endocarditis
    C H Cabell
    Department of Medicine, Duke University School of Medicine, Duke Clinical Research Institute, Durham, NC, USA
    Am Heart J 142:75-80. 2001
  2. ncbi request reprint Increasing rates of cardiac device infections among Medicare beneficiaries: 1990-1999
    Christopher H Cabell
    Divisions of Division of Cardiology, Duke University Medical Center, and Duke Clinical Research Institute, Durham, NC 27715, USA
    Am Heart J 147:582-6. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Progress toward a global understanding of infective endocarditis. Lessons from the International Collaboration on Endocarditis
    Christopher H Cabell
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Box 3850, Duke University Medical Center, Duke Clinical Research Institute, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Cardiol Clin 21:147-58. 2003
  4. ncbi request reprint Clinical utility of the Food and Drug Administration Electrocardiogram Warehouse: a paradigm for the critical pathway initiative
    Christopher H Cabell
    Department of Medicine, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC, USA Duke Clinical Research Institute, Durham, NC 27715, USA
    J Electrocardiol 38:175-9. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Use of surgery in patients with native valve infective endocarditis: results from the International Collaboration on Endocarditis Merged Database
    Christopher H Cabell
    Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Am Heart J 150:1092-8. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Progress toward a global understanding of infective endocarditis. Early lessons from the International Collaboration on Endocarditis investigation
    Christopher H Cabell
    Department of Medicine, Box 31020, Duke University School of Medicine, Duke Clinical Research Institute, Durham, NC 27713, USA
    Infect Dis Clin North Am 16:255-72, vii. 2002
  7. pmc Resident utilization of information technology
    C H Cabell
    Department of Medicine, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 16:838-44. 2001
  8. ncbi request reprint Changing patient characteristics and the effect on mortality in endocarditis
    Christopher H Cabell
    Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Box 31020, Durham, NC 27710
    Arch Intern Med 162:90-4. 2002
  9. ncbi request reprint Importance of echocardiography in patients with severe nonischemic heart failure: the second Prospective Randomized Amlodipine Survival Evaluation (PRAISE-2) echocardiographic study
    Christopher H Cabell
    Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC, USA
    Am Heart J 147:151-7. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Risk of endocarditis among patients with prosthetic valves and Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia
    Fadi El-Ahdab
    Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Am J Med 118:225-9. 2005

Research Grants

  1. Pathophysiology/Clinical Outcomes/Patients/Endocarditis
    Christopher Cabell; Fiscal Year: 2005

Detail Information

Publications52

  1. ncbi request reprint The risk of stroke and death in patients with aortic and mitral valve endocarditis
    C H Cabell
    Department of Medicine, Duke University School of Medicine, Duke Clinical Research Institute, Durham, NC, USA
    Am Heart J 142:75-80. 2001
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint Increasing rates of cardiac device infections among Medicare beneficiaries: 1990-1999
    Christopher H Cabell
    Divisions of Division of Cardiology, Duke University Medical Center, and Duke Clinical Research Institute, Durham, NC 27715, USA
    Am Heart J 147:582-6. 2004
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Progress toward a global understanding of infective endocarditis. Lessons from the International Collaboration on Endocarditis
    Christopher H Cabell
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Box 3850, Duke University Medical Center, Duke Clinical Research Institute, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Cardiol Clin 21:147-58. 2003
    ..Although many obstacles remain to be overcome, ICE has created the opportunity for a quantum leap in our knowledge of IE over the next 25 years...
  4. ncbi request reprint Clinical utility of the Food and Drug Administration Electrocardiogram Warehouse: a paradigm for the critical pathway initiative
    Christopher H Cabell
    Department of Medicine, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC, USA Duke Clinical Research Institute, Durham, NC 27715, USA
    J Electrocardiol 38:175-9. 2005
    ..The FDA Electrocardiogram Warehouse is 1 example where a government resource could be used by a confluence of groups to improve the science surrounding important components of the drug approval process such as cardiac safety evaluation...
  5. ncbi request reprint Use of surgery in patients with native valve infective endocarditis: results from the International Collaboration on Endocarditis Merged Database
    Christopher H Cabell
    Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Am Heart J 150:1092-8. 2005
    ..The aim of the study was to characterize patients with native valve IE relative to surgery and to determine if patients who benefit from an early surgical intervention can be identified...
  6. ncbi request reprint Progress toward a global understanding of infective endocarditis. Early lessons from the International Collaboration on Endocarditis investigation
    Christopher H Cabell
    Department of Medicine, Box 31020, Duke University School of Medicine, Duke Clinical Research Institute, Durham, NC 27713, USA
    Infect Dis Clin North Am 16:255-72, vii. 2002
    ..The multinational nature of the collaboration may also permit a more global view of IE and provide opportunities for studies such as randomized trials of therapeutic treatment strategies...
  7. pmc Resident utilization of information technology
    C H Cabell
    Department of Medicine, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 16:838-44. 2001
    ..To determine if a simple educational intervention can increase resident physician literature search activity...
  8. ncbi request reprint Changing patient characteristics and the effect on mortality in endocarditis
    Christopher H Cabell
    Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Box 31020, Durham, NC 27710
    Arch Intern Med 162:90-4. 2002
    ..Limited data exist on recent demographic and microbiological changes in infective endocarditis (IE) and the impact of these changes on patient survival...
  9. ncbi request reprint Importance of echocardiography in patients with severe nonischemic heart failure: the second Prospective Randomized Amlodipine Survival Evaluation (PRAISE-2) echocardiographic study
    Christopher H Cabell
    Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC, USA
    Am Heart J 147:151-7. 2004
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Risk of endocarditis among patients with prosthetic valves and Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia
    Fadi El-Ahdab
    Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Am J Med 118:225-9. 2005
    ..However, the risk of endocarditis in patients with a prosthetic valve who develop S. aureus bacteremia is unclear. The aim of this study was to define the risk of prosthetic valve endocarditis in patients with S. aureus bacteremia...
  11. ncbi request reprint Early surgery in patients with infective endocarditis: a propensity score analysis
    Olcay Aksoy
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 44:364-72. 2007
    ..Largely because of these limitations, the role of surgery in long-term survival has not been adequately studied...
  12. ncbi request reprint Influence of diabetes mellitus on the clinical manifestations and prognosis of infective endocarditis: a report from the International Collaboration on Endocarditis-Merged Database
    Wissam M Kourany
    Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Scand J Infect Dis 38:613-9. 2006
    ..08-2.70), especially in male patients, as diabetic males had higher mortality than non-diabetic males (OR 2.18, CI 1.08-4.35). DM is an independent predictor of in-hospital mortality among patients hospitalized with IE...
  13. ncbi request reprint Early predictors of in-hospital death in infective endocarditis
    Vivian H Chu
    Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Circulation 109:1745-9. 2004
    ..Data on early determinants of outcome in infective endocarditis (IE) are limited. We evaluated the prognostic significance of early clinical characteristics in a large, prospective cohort of patients with IE...
  14. ncbi request reprint Leptotrichia endocarditis: report of two cases from the International Collaboration on Endocarditis (ICE) database and review of previous cases
    L B Caram
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Duke University Medical Center, Box 3824, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 27:139-43. 2008
    ..goodfellowii sp. nov. Both cases were identified using 16S rRNA gene sequencing. Review of the English literature revealed only two other cases of Leptotrichia sp. endocarditis...
  15. ncbi request reprint Where's the flap?
    John Heitner
    Division of Cardiology, New York Methodist Hospital, Brooklyn, New York 11215, USA
    J Cardiovasc Magn Reson 8:549-50. 2006
    ..Early diagnosis and prompt treatment is critical in improving the outcome of patients with IMH...
  16. ncbi request reprint Propionibacterium endocarditis: a case series from the International Collaboration on Endocarditis Merged Database and Prospective Cohort Study
    Tahaniyat Lalani
    Duke Clinical Research Institute, Duke University Medical Center, 2400 Pratt Street, Cube 7545, Durham, NC 27710 USA
    Scand J Infect Dis 39:840-8. 2007
    ..The clinical course is characterized by complications such as valvular dehiscence, cardiac abscesses and congestive heart failure. Treatment may require a combination of medical and surgical therapy...
  17. doi request reprint Emergence of coagulase-negative staphylococci as a cause of native valve endocarditis
    Vivian H Chu
    Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 46:232-42. 2008
    ..Coagulase-negative staphylococci (CoNS) are an infrequent cause of native valve endocarditis (NVE), and our understanding of NVE caused by CoNS is incomplete...
  18. ncbi request reprint A meta-analysis of medical versus surgical therapy for Candida endocarditis
    William J Steinbach
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Pediatrics, Duke University, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Infect 51:230-47. 2005
    ..The optimal management of Candida infective endocarditis (IE) is unknown...
  19. ncbi request reprint The use and effect of surgical therapy for prosthetic valve infective endocarditis: a propensity analysis of a multicenter, international cohort
    Andrew Wang
    Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Am Heart J 150:1086-91. 2005
    ....
  20. ncbi request reprint Relation of frequency and severity of mitral regurgitation to survival among patients with left ventricular systolic dysfunction and heart failure
    Benjamin H Trichon
    Duke Clinical Research Institute, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27715, USA
    Am J Cardiol 91:538-43. 2003
    ..MR is common in patients with LV systolic dysfunction and heart failure. After adjusting for other clinical variables, the presence of MR independently predicted worsened survival...
  21. ncbi request reprint Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia in patients with prosthetic devices: costs and outcomes
    Vivian H Chu
    Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Am J Med 118:1416. 2005
    ..aureus bacteremia on patients with prosthetic devices. This investigation sought to define the clinical outcome, health care resource use, and infection-associated costs of S. aureus bacteremia in patients with prostheses...
  22. ncbi request reprint Contemporary clinical profile and outcome of prosthetic valve endocarditis
    Andrew Wang
    Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    JAMA 297:1354-61. 2007
    ..Prosthetic valve endocarditis (PVE) is associated with significant mortality and morbidity. The contemporary clinical profile and outcome of PVE are not well defined...
  23. ncbi request reprint Daptomycin versus standard therapy for bacteremia and endocarditis caused by Staphylococcus aureus
    Vance G Fowler
    Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    N Engl J Med 355:653-65. 2006
    ..Alternative therapies for Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia and endocarditis are needed...
  24. doi request reprint Coagulase-negative staphylococcal prosthetic valve endocarditis--a contemporary update based on the International Collaboration on Endocarditis: prospective cohort study
    V H Chu
    Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Heart 95:570-6. 2009
    ..To describe the contemporary features of coagulase-negative staphylococcal (CoNS) prosthetic valve endocarditis (PVE)...
  25. ncbi request reprint Clinical identifiers of complicated Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia
    Vance G Fowler
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Arch Intern Med 163:2066-72. 2003
    ..This investigation sought to define readily available clinical characteristics that could help identify patients at risk for complicated SAB...
  26. ncbi request reprint Repeat infective endocarditis: differentiating relapse from reinfection
    Vivian H Chu
    Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 41:406-9. 2005
    ..The agreement between clinical and molecular criteria was imperfect (agreement in 10 [77%] of 13 cases)...
  27. ncbi request reprint Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia after median sternotomy: clinical utility of blood culture results in the identification of postoperative mediastinitis
    Vance G Fowler
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Circulation 108:73-8. 2003
    ..Mediastinitis is a complication of coronary artery bypass graft surgery (CABG) that can be difficult to diagnose. This study evaluated the utility of blood culture results in identifying patients with mediastinitis...
  28. ncbi request reprint Survival after coronary revascularization, with and without mitral valve surgery, in patients with ischemic mitral regurgitation
    Benjamin H Trichon
    Duke Clinical Research Institute, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Circulation 108:II103-10. 2003
    ....
  29. ncbi request reprint Novel approaches to clinical trials: device-related infections
    Robert M Califf
    Division of Cardiology, Duke University Medical Center and the Duke Clinical Research Institute, Durham, NC 27715, USA
    Am Heart J 147:599-604. 2004
    ..The purpose of this manuscript is to discuss issues about the design of studies and their organization...
  30. ncbi request reprint Usefulness of myocardial viability or ischemia in predicting long-term survival for patients with severe left ventricular dysfunction undergoing revascularization
    Lawrence Liao
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Am J Cardiol 93:1275-9. 2004
    ..At a mean follow-up of 27 months, patients with viable myocardium who underwent revascularization had a significant survival advantage over all other patients (2-year survival 83.5% vs 57.2%, p = 0.0037)...
  31. ncbi request reprint Candida endocarditis: contemporary cases from the International Collaboration of Infectious Endocarditis Merged Database (ICE-mD)
    Daniel K Benjamin
    Department of Pediatrics, Duke University, Durham, NC, USA
    Scand J Infect Dis 36:453-5. 2004
    ..We evaluated 16 patients with Candida IE nested within a cohort of 2,022 patients with IE. Prosthetic valve IE was more common in patients with Candida (50% vs 17%); mortality was 37% for patients with Candida...
  32. ncbi request reprint Persistent bacteremia due to methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infection is associated with agr dysfunction and low-level in vitro resistance to thrombin-induced platelet microbicidal protein
    Vance G Fowler
    Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Infect Dis 190:1140-9. 2004
    ..This investigation examined potential associations between PB with key clinical features and several in vitro bacterial genotypic and phenotypic characteristics, in isolates from 1 institution...
  33. ncbi request reprint Native valve endocarditis due to coagulase-negative staphylococci: report of 99 episodes from the International Collaboration on Endocarditis Merged Database
    Vivian H Chu
    Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 39:1527-30. 2004
    ..These results emphasize the importance of CoNS as a cause of NVE and the potential for serious complications with this infection...
  34. ncbi request reprint Venous thrombosis in patients with short- and long-term central venous catheter-associated Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia
    Anna Lisa Crowley
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Crit Care Med 36:385-90. 2008
    ....
  35. ncbi request reprint Aortic coarctation endarteritis in an adult: case report with cardiovascular magnetic resonance imaging findings and review of the literature
    Albert M L Anderson
    Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 40:e28-31. 2005
    ..Diagnosis is critically important given the risk of rupture. Cardiovascular magnetic resonance imaging can be helpful in management...
  36. ncbi request reprint Telavancin versus standard therapy for treatment of complicated skin and soft-tissue infections due to gram-positive bacteria
    Martin E Stryjewski
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 40:1601-7. 2005
    ..Telavancin is highly active against gram-positive bacteria, including methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), vancomycin-intermediate, and vancomycin-resistant strains...
  37. ncbi request reprint Staphylococcus aureus endocarditis: a consequence of medical progress
    Vance G Fowler
    Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    JAMA 293:3012-21. 2005
    ..The global significance of infective endocarditis (IE) caused by Staphylococcus aureus is unknown...
  38. ncbi request reprint Non-HACEK gram-negative bacillus endocarditis
    Susan Morpeth
    Duke University Medical Center and Duke Clinical Research Institute, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Ann Intern Med 147:829-35. 2007
    ....
  39. ncbi request reprint Update on infective endocarditis
    Thomas M Bashore
    Duke University Medical Center, USA
    Curr Probl Cardiol 31:274-352. 2006
    ....
  40. ncbi request reprint The relationship between the initiation of antimicrobial therapy and the incidence of stroke in infective endocarditis: an analysis from the ICE Prospective Cohort Study (ICE-PCS)
    Stuart A Dickerman
    Department of Medicine, New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    Am Heart J 154:1086-94. 2007
    ....
  41. ncbi request reprint Cardiology patient page. Bacterial endocarditis: the disease, treatment, and prevention
    Christopher H Cabell
    Duke University School of Medicine and Duke Clinical Research Institute, Durham, NC, USA
    Circulation 107:e185-7. 2003
  42. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in infective endocarditis: pre- and co-morbid conditions lead to different management and outcomes in female patients
    Olcay Aksoy
    Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Scand J Infect Dis 39:101-7. 2007
    ....
  43. ncbi request reprint Prevention of infective endocarditis: guidelines from the American Heart Association: a guideline from the American Heart Association Rheumatic Fever, Endocarditis and Kawasaki Disease Committee, Council on Cardiovascular Disease in the Young, and the Cou
    Walter Wilson
    Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA
    J Am Dent Assoc 138:739-45, 747-60. 2007
    ..The purpose of this statement is to update the recommendations by the American Heart Association (AHA) for the prevention of infective endocarditis, which were last published in 1997...
  44. doi request reprint Relation of troponin elevation to outcome in patients with infective endocarditis
    Jonathan B Purcell
    University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, USA
    Am J Cardiol 101:1479-81. 2008
    ..05 for each). In conclusion, elevated cTnI was associated with the composite of death, abscess, and central nervous system events (p <0.001)...
  45. ncbi request reprint Periannular complications in infective endocarditis involving native aortic valves
    Ignasi Anguera
    Corporació Sanitària Parc Taulí Hospital de Sabadell, Sabadell, Spain
    Am J Cardiol 98:1254-60. 2006
    ..Despite these higher rates of complications, fistulous tract formation in the current era of IE is not an independent risk factor for mortality...
  46. ncbi request reprint Prevention of infective endocarditis: guidelines from the American Heart Association: a guideline from the American Heart Association Rheumatic Fever, Endocarditis and Kawasaki Disease Committee, Council on Cardiovascular Disease in the Young, and the Cou
    Walter Wilson
    J Am Dent Assoc 139:3S-24S. 2008
    ..The purpose of this statement is to update the recommendations by the American Heart Association (AHA) for the prevention of infective endocarditis, which were last published in 1997...
  47. ncbi request reprint Periannular complications in infective endocarditis involving prosthetic aortic valves
    Ignasi Anguera
    Corporació Sanitària Parc Taulí Hospital de Sabadell, Sabadell, Spain
    Am J Cardiol 98:1261-8. 2006
    ..Despite the frequent complications, fistulous tract formation in the current era of infective endocarditis is not an independent risk factor for mortality...
  48. ncbi request reprint Aorto-cavitary fistulous tract formation in infective endocarditis: clinical and echocardiographic features of 76 cases and risk factors for mortality
    Ignasi Anguera
    Corporació Sanitària Parc Taulí Hospital de Sabadell, Sabadell, Spain
    Eur Heart J 26:288-97. 2005
    ..Aorto-cavitary communications create intra-cardiac shunts, which may result in further clinical deterioration and haemodynamic instability...
  49. ncbi request reprint Clinical characteristics and outcome of aortic endocarditis with periannular abscess in the International Collaboration on Endocarditis Merged Database
    Ignasi Anguera
    The Corporació Sanitària Parc Taulí, Hospital de Sabadell, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Am J Cardiol 96:976-81. 2005
    ..S. aureus infection is an independent prognostic factor for mortality in patients who have abscess formation...
  50. ncbi request reprint Staphylococcus aureus native valve infective endocarditis: report of 566 episodes from the International Collaboration on Endocarditis Merged Database
    Jose M Miro
    Hospital Clinic Institut d Investigacions Biomediques August Pi i Sunyer, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Clin Infect Dis 41:507-14. 2005
    ..Staphylococcus aureus native valve infective endocarditis (SA-NVIE) is not completely understood. The objective of this investigation was to describe the characteristics of a large, international cohort of patients with SA-NVIE...
  51. ncbi request reprint Prevention of infective endocarditis: guidelines from the American Heart Association: a guideline from the American Heart Association Rheumatic Fever, Endocarditis, and Kawasaki Disease Committee, Council on Cardiovascular Disease in the Young, and the Co
    Walter Wilson
    Mayo Clinic, USA
    Circulation 116:1736-54. 2007
    ..The purpose of this statement is to update the recommendations by the American Heart Association (AHA) for the prevention of infective endocarditis that were last published in 1997...
  52. ncbi request reprint Vegetations in endocarditis: big is bad, but is there more to it?
    Christopher H Cabell
    Am Heart J 146:189-90. 2003

Research Grants1

  1. Pathophysiology/Clinical Outcomes/Patients/Endocarditis
    Christopher Cabell; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The findings of this study have implications not only for clinical care but will also provide a foundation of knowledge and network of investigators from which subsequent randomized trials can be conducted. ..