Pamela S Douglas

Summary

Affiliation: Duke University Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Improving imaging: our professional imperative
    Pamela S Douglas
    Cardiovascular Medicine Division, Department of Medicine, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 48:2152-5. 2006
  2. doi request reprint Implementation of echocardiography core laboratory best practices: a case study of the PARTNER I trial
    Pamela S Douglas
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, and Duke Clinical Research Institute, Durham, NC 27715, USA
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 26:348-358.e3. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Healthcare reform for imagers: finding a way forward now
    Pamela S Douglas
    Duke Clinical Research Institute, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, North Carolina 27715, USA
    JACC Cardiovasc Imaging 6:385-91. 2013
  4. pmc Outcomes research in cardiovascular imaging: report of a workshop sponsored by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
    Pamela S Douglas
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27715, USA
    JACC Cardiovasc Imaging 2:897-907. 2009
  5. pmc Outcomes research in cardiovascular imaging: report of a workshop sponsored by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
    Pamela S Douglas
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27715, USA
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 22:766-73. 2009
  6. pmc Clinical effectiveness of coronary stents in elderly persons: results from 262,700 Medicare patients in the American College of Cardiology-National Cardiovascular Data Registry
    Pamela S Douglas
    Duke Clinical Research Institute, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 53:1629-41. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Achieving Quality in Cardiovascular Imaging II: proceedings from the Second American College of Cardiology -- Duke University Medical Center Think Tank on Quality in Cardiovascular Imaging
    Pamela S Douglas
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27715, USA
    JACC Cardiovasc Imaging 2:231-40. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Saving athletes' lives a reason to find common ground?
    Pamela S Douglas
    Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 52:1997-9. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Achieving quality in cardiovascular imaging: proceedings from the American College of Cardiology-Duke University Medical Center Think Tank on Quality in Cardiovascular Imaging
    Pamela Douglas
    Duke University Medical Center 3943, Duke North 7451, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 48:2141-51. 2006
  10. doi request reprint Outcomes research in cardiovascular imaging: report of a workshop sponsored by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
    Pamela S Douglas
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, 7022 North Pavilion DUMC, PO Box 17969, Durham, North Carolina 27715, USA
    J Cardiovasc Comput Tomogr 3:212-23. 2009

Detail Information

Publications109 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi request reprint Improving imaging: our professional imperative
    Pamela S Douglas
    Cardiovascular Medicine Division, Department of Medicine, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 48:2152-5. 2006
    ..To accomplish these lofty goals, alignment across stakeholders is needed to ensure the necessary human and capital investment in research and systems of care...
  2. doi request reprint Implementation of echocardiography core laboratory best practices: a case study of the PARTNER I trial
    Pamela S Douglas
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, and Duke Clinical Research Institute, Durham, NC 27715, USA
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 26:348-358.e3. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to report the real-world implementation of guidelines for best practices in echocardiographic core laboratories, including their feasibility and quality results, in a large, international multicenter trial...
  3. doi request reprint Healthcare reform for imagers: finding a way forward now
    Pamela S Douglas
    Duke Clinical Research Institute, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, North Carolina 27715, USA
    JACC Cardiovasc Imaging 6:385-91. 2013
    ....
  4. pmc Outcomes research in cardiovascular imaging: report of a workshop sponsored by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
    Pamela S Douglas
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27715, USA
    JACC Cardiovasc Imaging 2:897-907. 2009
    ..This study highlights several possible trial designs for each clinical situation...
  5. pmc Outcomes research in cardiovascular imaging: report of a workshop sponsored by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
    Pamela S Douglas
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27715, USA
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 22:766-73. 2009
    ..This study highlights several possible trial designs for each clinical situation...
  6. pmc Clinical effectiveness of coronary stents in elderly persons: results from 262,700 Medicare patients in the American College of Cardiology-National Cardiovascular Data Registry
    Pamela S Douglas
    Duke Clinical Research Institute, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 53:1629-41. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to compare outcomes in older individuals receiving drug-eluting stents (DES) and bare-metal stents (BMS)...
  7. doi request reprint Achieving Quality in Cardiovascular Imaging II: proceedings from the Second American College of Cardiology -- Duke University Medical Center Think Tank on Quality in Cardiovascular Imaging
    Pamela S Douglas
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27715, USA
    JACC Cardiovasc Imaging 2:231-40. 2009
    ..The second American College of Cardiology-Duke University Think Tank continued the process of the development, dissemination, and adoption of quality improvement initiatives for all cardiovascular imaging modalities...
  8. doi request reprint Saving athletes' lives a reason to find common ground?
    Pamela S Douglas
    Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 52:1997-9. 2008
    ..It is time to develop an international consensus on who should receive pre-participation screening, who should perform the screening, what tests the screening should consist of, and what criteria should be used to restrict participation...
  9. ncbi request reprint Achieving quality in cardiovascular imaging: proceedings from the American College of Cardiology-Duke University Medical Center Think Tank on Quality in Cardiovascular Imaging
    Pamela Douglas
    Duke University Medical Center 3943, Duke North 7451, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 48:2141-51. 2006
    ....
  10. doi request reprint Outcomes research in cardiovascular imaging: report of a workshop sponsored by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
    Pamela S Douglas
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, 7022 North Pavilion DUMC, PO Box 17969, Durham, North Carolina 27715, USA
    J Cardiovasc Comput Tomogr 3:212-23. 2009
    ..This study highlights several possible trial designs for each clinical situation...
  11. doi request reprint Outcomes research in cardiovascular imaging: report of a workshop sponsored by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
    Pamela S Douglas
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Circ Cardiovasc Imaging 2:339-48. 2009
    ..This study highlights several possible trial designs for each clinical situation...
  12. doi request reprint Hospital variability in the rate of finding obstructive coronary artery disease at elective, diagnostic coronary angiography
    Pamela S Douglas
    Duke Clinical Research Institute and Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 58:801-9. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study was to describe hospital variability in the rate of finding obstructive coronary artery disease (CAD) at elective coronary angiography...
  13. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular screening in asymptomatic adults: lessons for the diving world
    Pamela S Douglas
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine and Duke Clinical Research Institute, Duke University Durham, NC, USA
    Undersea Hyperb Med 38:279-87. 2011
    ..This paper provides a summary of the estimated relative value of the components of a screening program for both younger and older athletes...
  14. doi request reprint Long-term safety and effectiveness of mechanical versus biologic aortic valve prostheses in older patients: results from the Society of Thoracic Surgeons Adult Cardiac Surgery National Database
    J Matthew Brennan
    Duke Clinical Research Institute, 2400 Pratt St, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    Circulation 127:1647-55. 2013
    ..There is a paucity of long-term data comparing biological versus mechanical aortic valve prostheses in older individuals...
  15. doi request reprint Use of stress testing and diagnostic catheterization after coronary stenting: association of site-level patterns with patient characteristics and outcomes in 247,052 Medicare beneficiaries
    Bimal R Shah
    Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27705, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 62:439-46. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to determine diagnostic testing patterns after percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI)...
  16. pmc Patterns and predictors of stress testing modality after percutaneous coronary stenting: data from the NCDR(®)
    Jerome J Federspiel
    Duke Clinical Research Institute, Durham, NC 27703, USA
    JACC Cardiovasc Imaging 5:969-80. 2012
    ..We evaluated temporal trends and geographic variation in choice of stress testing modality after percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI), as well as associations between modality and procedure use after testing...
  17. doi request reprint Short- and long-term outcomes of coronary stenting in women versus men: results from the National Cardiovascular Data Registry Centers for Medicare & Medicaid services cohort
    Monique L Anderson
    7022 N Pavilion DUMC, PO Box 17969, Durham, NC 27715, USA
    Circulation 126:2190-9. 2012
    ..Conflicting evidence exists on sex-based outcomes after coronary stenting...
  18. pmc Impact of choice of imaging modality accompanying outpatient exercise stress testing on outcomes and resource use after revascularization for acute coronary syndromes
    Jerome J Federspiel
    Duke Clinical Research Institute, Durham, NC UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health, Chapel Hill, NC University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC
    Am Heart J 166:783-791.e4. 2013
    ..We compared the relationships between exercise echocardiography and nuclear testing after ACS-related PCI on outcomes and resource use...
  19. doi request reprint Temporal trends in percutaneous coronary intervention outcomes among older patients in the United States
    Sunil V Rao
    Duke Clinical Research Institute, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Am Heart J 166:273-281.e4. 2013
    ..New percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) device technologies are often rapidly adopted into clinical practice, yet few studies have examined the overall impact of these new technologies on patient outcomes in community practice...
  20. ncbi request reprint Long-term survival after aortic valve replacement among high-risk elderly patients in the United States: insights from the Society of Thoracic Surgeons Adult Cardiac Surgery Database, 1991 to 2007
    J Matthew Brennan
    Duke Clinical Research Institute, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    Circulation 126:1621-9. 2012
    ....
  21. doi request reprint ACCF/ASE/ACEP/AHA/ASNC/SCAI/SCCT/SCMR 2008 appropriateness criteria for stress echocardiography: a report of the American College of Cardiology Foundation Appropriateness Criteria Task Force, American Society of Echocardiography, American College of Emerg
    Pamela S Douglas
    Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Circulation 117:1478-97. 2008
    ..It is anticipated that these results will have a significant impact on physician decision making and performance, reimbursement policy, and will help guide future research...
  22. doi request reprint Comparative effectiveness of drug-eluting versus bare-metal stents in elderly patients undergoing revascularization of chronic total coronary occlusions: results from the National Cardiovascular Data Registry, 2005-2008
    Manesh R Patel
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Duke Clinical Research Institute, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    JACC Cardiovasc Interv 5:1054-61. 2012
    ..This study sought to investigate the long-term effectiveness of drug-eluting stents (DES) versus bare-metal stents (BMS)...
  23. pmc The lung cancer exercise training study: a randomized trial of aerobic training, resistance training, or both in postsurgical lung cancer patients: rationale and design
    Lee W Jones
    Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    BMC Cancer 10:155. 2010
    ....
  24. doi request reprint Low diagnostic yield of elective coronary angiography
    Manesh R Patel
    Duke Clinical Research Institute, Duke University, Durham, NC 27715, USA
    N Engl J Med 362:886-95. 2010
    ..We determined patterns of noninvasive testing and the diagnostic yield of catheterization among patients with suspected coronary artery disease in a contemporary national sample...
  25. doi request reprint Characteristics and long-term outcomes of percutaneous revascularization of unprotected left main coronary artery stenosis in the United States: a report from the National Cardiovascular Data Registry, 2004 to 2008
    J Matthew Brennan
    Department of Medicine, Duke Clinical Research Institute, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27705, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 59:648-54. 2012
    ..This study sought to assess percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) for unprotected left main coronary artery (ULMCA) stenosis in routine U.S. clinical practice...
  26. doi request reprint Evaluating the impact of public health notification: Duke clopidogrel experience
    Eric L Eisenstein
    Duke Clinical Research Institute and Duke Translational Medicine Institute, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes 5:767-74. 2012
    ..We evaluated whether public health interventions were associated with changes in patient-reported clopidogrel use among DES patients...
  27. doi request reprint Patterns of stress testing and diagnostic catheterization after coronary stenting in 250 350 medicare beneficiaries
    Daniel W Mudrick
    Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    Circ Cardiovasc Imaging 6:11-9. 2013
    ..Patterns of noninvasive stress test (ST) and invasive coronary angiography (CA) utilization after percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) are not well described in older populations...
  28. doi request reprint Linking the National Cardiovascular Data Registry CathPCI Registry with Medicare claims data: validation of a longitudinal cohort of elderly patients undergoing cardiac catheterization
    J Matthew Brennan
    Duke Clinical Research Institute, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes 5:134-40. 2012
    ..The degree to which this linked cohort is representative of the overall CathPCI Registry and CMS PCI populations is unknown...
  29. pmc Downstream procedures and outcomes after stress testing for chest pain without known coronary artery disease in the United States
    Daniel W Mudrick
    Duke Clinical Research Institute and Division of Cardiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27715, USA
    Am Heart J 163:454-61. 2012
    ..Downstream procedures and subsequent outcomes among symptomatic patients without known coronary disease referred for stress testing are not well characterized in contemporary community practice...
  30. pmc Rationale and design of the Exercise Intensity Trial (EXCITE): A randomized trial comparing the effects of moderate versus moderate to high-intensity aerobic training in women with operable breast cancer
    Lee W Jones
    Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    BMC Cancer 10:531. 2010
    ....
  31. doi request reprint Early anticoagulation of bioprosthetic aortic valves in older patients: results from the Society of Thoracic Surgeons Adult Cardiac Surgery National Database
    J Matthew Brennan
    Duke Clinical Research Institute, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 60:971-7. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the risks and benefits of short-term anticoagulation in patients receiving aortic valve bioprostheses...
  32. doi request reprint Association between physician billing and cardiac stress testing patterns following coronary revascularization
    Bimal R Shah
    Duke Clinical Research Institute and Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27705, USA
    JAMA 306:1993-2000. 2011
    ..The degree to which financial factors may influence use of cardiac stress imaging procedures is unknown...
  33. doi request reprint Downstream testing and subsequent procedures after coronary computed tomographic angiography following coronary stenting in patients ≥65 years of age
    Daniel Mudrick
    Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina McConnell Heart Health Center, Columbus, Ohio
    Am J Cardiol 110:776-83. 2012
    ..It is unclear whether these differences derive from patient selection, performance of CCTA compared to other testing strategies, or the association of early adoption of CCTA with distinct patterns of care...
  34. pmc Cardiopulmonary function and age-related decline across the breast cancer survivorship continuum
    Lee W Jones
    Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    J Clin Oncol 30:2530-7. 2012
    ..To evaluate cardiopulmonary function (as measured by peak oxygen consumption [VO(2peak)]) across the breast cancer continuum and its prognostic significance in women with metastatic disease...
  35. doi request reprint Percutaneous coronary intervention and drug-eluting stent use among patients ≥85 years of age in the United States
    Tracy Y Wang
    Duke Clinical Research Institute, Durham, North Carolina 27705, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 59:105-12. 2012
    ..This study assessed the comparative effectiveness of drug-eluting stents (DES) versus bare-metal stents (BMS) among patients ≥85 years of age...
  36. doi request reprint Representation of women in randomized clinical trials of cardiovascular disease prevention
    Chiara Melloni
    Duke Clinical Research Institute, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes 3:135-42. 2010
    ....
  37. doi request reprint Ionizing radiation exposure to patients admitted with acute myocardial infarction in the United States
    Prashant Kaul
    Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Circulation 122:2160-9. 2010
    ..Invasive and noninvasive cardiovascular imaging is beneficial in the care of patients admitted with acute myocardial infarction. Little is known about patients' cumulative radiation exposure...
  38. ncbi request reprint Predictors of carotid intima-media thickness progression in young adults: the Bogalusa Heart Study
    Heather M Johnson
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Wisconsin Medical School, Madison, WI 53792, USA
    Stroke 38:900-5. 2007
    ..Although risk factors for the progression of atherosclerosis in middle-aged and elderly adults are well known, they are less well understood in young adults. CIMT is a validated measure of subclinical atherosclerosis...
  39. ncbi request reprint Early breast cancer therapy and cardiovascular injury
    Lee W Jones
    Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 50:1435-41. 2007
    ....
  40. doi request reprint A practical guide to multimodality imaging of transcatheter aortic valve replacement
    Gerald S Bloomfield
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, and Duke Clinical Research Institute, Durham, North Carolina 27715, USA
    JACC Cardiovasc Imaging 5:441-55. 2012
    ....
  41. doi request reprint A meta-analysis and systematic review of computed tomography angiography as a diagnostic triage tool for patients with chest pain presenting to the emergency department
    Zainab Samad
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Duke University Medical Center DUMC, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Nucl Cardiol 19:364-76. 2012
    ....
  42. doi request reprint Improving the quality of care for women with cardiovascular disease: report of a DCRI Think Tank, March 8 to 9, 2007
    Jeffrey S Berger
    Duke Clinical Research Institute and the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Duke University, Durham, NC 27715, USA
    Am Heart J 156:816-25, 825.e1. 2008
    ..Nevertheless, little attention has focused on improving the quality of healthcare in women compared with other areas of cardiovascular medicine...
  43. doi request reprint ACCF/SCAI/STS/AATS/AHA/ASNC 2009 Appropriateness Criteria for Coronary Revascularization : a report of the American College of Cardiology Foundation Appropriateness Criteria Task Force, Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions, Society of
    Manesh R Patel
    Division of Cardiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 73:E1-24. 2009
    ..It is anticipated that these results will have an impact on physician decision making and patient education regarding expected benefits from revascularization and will help guide future research...
  44. doi request reprint Defining optimal research study design for cardiovascular imaging using computed tomography angiography as a model
    Bimal R Shah
    Duke Clinical Research Institute and Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    Am J Cardiol 102:943-8. 2008
    ....
  45. ncbi request reprint Transplantation of embryonic stem cells into the infarcted mouse heart: formation of multiple cell types
    Dinender K Singla
    Department of Medicine, University of Wisconsin, H6 343 CSC, Box 3248, 600 Highland Avenue, Madison, WI 53792, USA
    J Mol Cell Cardiol 40:195-200. 2006
    ..Therefore, ES cells hold promise for myocardial cellular therapy...
  46. doi request reprint Safety and feasibility of aerobic training on cardiopulmonary function and quality of life in postsurgical nonsmall cell lung cancer patients: a pilot study
    Lee W Jones
    Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Cancer 113:3430-9. 2008
    ..A feasibility study examining the effects of supervised aerobic exercise training on cardiopulmonary and quality of life (QOL) endpoints among postsurgical nonsmall cell lung cancer (NSCLC) patients was conducted...
  47. ncbi request reprint Training cardiovascular specialists in imaging: a curriculum based on fundamental concepts required for multimodal imaging
    Anna Lisa Crowley
    Cardiovascular Imaging Center, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27715, USA
    Am Heart J 154:838-45. 2007
    ..The purpose of this document was to propose a multimodality CV imaging curriculum to improve training of future CV imaging specialists...
  48. ncbi request reprint ACCF proposed method for evaluating the appropriateness of cardiovascular imaging
    Manesh R Patel
    Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 46:1606-13. 2005
  49. doi request reprint Cardiorespiratory exercise testing in clinical oncology research: systematic review and practice recommendations
    Lee W Jones
    Duke University Medical Centre, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Lancet Oncol 9:757-65. 2008
    ..Overall, we present information for clinicians and exercise-oncology researchers who assess and care for patients with cancer...
  50. doi request reprint Patterns of cardiac stress testing after revascularization in community practice
    Bimal R Shah
    Duke Clinical Research Institute, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 56:1328-34. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the pattern of cardiac stress testing after coronary revascularization in community practice...
  51. ncbi request reprint Age-related changes in cardiac structure and function in Fischer 344 x Brown Norway hybrid rats
    Timothy A Hacker
    Department of Medicine, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53706, USA
    Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 290:H304-11. 2006
    ..We report reference values for cardiac function and structure in adult FBN male rats through very old age at 3-mo intervals...
  52. ncbi request reprint Left ventricular hypertrophy in athletes: morphologic features and clinical correlates
    Allen E Atchley
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Box 31037, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Cardiol Clin 25:371-82, v. 2007
    ..Structural heart disease significantly increases risk for morbidity, mortality, and sudden death, especially during exercise or physical stress. This article reviews the morphologic changes associated with the athlete's heart...
  53. doi request reprint Safety and efficacy of aerobic training in operable breast cancer patients receiving neoadjuvant chemotherapy: A phase II randomized trial
    Whitney E Hornsby
    Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    Acta Oncol 53:65-74. 2014
    ..685). Conclusion. Moderate-to-high intensity aerobic training when conducted with one-on-one supervision is a safe adjunct therapy associated with improvements in cardiopulmonary function and select PROs during neoadjuvant chemotherapy. ..
  54. ncbi request reprint Persistent and reversible cardiac dysfunction among amateur marathon runners
    Tomas G Neilan
    Cardiac Ultrasound Laboratory, Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, 02114 2696, USA
    Eur Heart J 27:1079-84. 2006
    ..However, these described alterations may be limited by the techniques applied. We sought, using less load-dependent methods, to characterize both the extent and the chronology of the cardiac changes associated with endurance events...
  55. pmc Cardiac imaging approaches to evaluate drug-induced myocardial dysfunction
    Jennifer B Christian
    GlaxoSmithKline, Durham, NC, USA
    Am Heart J 164:846-55. 2012
    ..We focus on 3 commonly used imaging modalities in the evaluation of cardiac function: echocardiography, magnetic resonance imaging, and radionuclide (nuclear) imaging and highlight areas for future research...
  56. doi request reprint A comparative evaluation of transesophageal and transthoracic echocardiography for measurement of left ventricular systolic strain using speckle tracking
    Carlo E Marcucci
    Division of Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Anesthesiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth 26:17-25. 2012
    ..The authors hypothesized that the measurement of strain by speckle tracking with transesophageal echocardiography (TEE) is feasible and comparable to transthoracic echocardiography (TTE)...
  57. ncbi request reprint The master female athlete
    Mary Zasadil
    Section of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 37:1444-6. 2005
  58. ncbi request reprint Evolving trends in the use of echocardiography: a study of Medicare beneficiaries
    Alan S Pearlman
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle, Washington, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 49:2283-91. 2007
    ..We studied the use of echocardiography among Medicare beneficiaries between 1999 and 2004 to determine the rate of growth in these services and evaluate the drivers of growth...
  59. pmc Analysis of early hypertension and clinical outcome with bevacizumab: results from seven phase III studies
    Herbert I Hurwitz
    Department of Medical Oncology, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina 27710 0001, USA
    Oncologist 18:273-80. 2013
    ....
  60. ncbi request reprint Using imaging for cardiovascular risk prediction: an overview
    Pamela S Douglas
    Department of Medicine, University of Wisconsin Medical School, Madison, 53792, USA
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 17:682-5. 2004
    ....
  61. pmc Modulation of circulating angiogenic factors and tumor biology by aerobic training in breast cancer patients receiving neoadjuvant chemotherapy
    Lee W Jones
    Duke Cancer Institute, Duke University Medical Center, Box 3085, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Cancer Prev Res (Phila) 6:925-37. 2013
    ..Data from this exploratory study provide initial evidence that AET can modulate several host- and tumor-related pathways during standard chemotherapy. The biologic and clinical implications remain to be determined...
  62. doi request reprint ACCF/ASE/ACEP/AHA/ASNC/SCAI/SCCT/SCMR 2008 Appropriateness Criteria for Stress Echocardiography. A report of the American College of Cardiology Foundation Appropriateness Criteria Task Force, American Society of Echocardiography, American College of Emerg
    Pamela S Douglas
    Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 71:E1-19. 2008
    ..It is anticipated that these results will have a significant impact on physician decision making and performance, reimbursement policy, and will help guide future research...
  63. pmc Assessment of left ventricular function in older Medicare beneficiaries with newly diagnosed heart failure
    Lesley H Curtis
    Duke Clinical Research Institute and Department of Medicine, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC 27715, USA
    Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes 4:85-91. 2011
    ..Little is known about the extent to which left ventricular function is assessed in real-world settings...
  64. doi request reprint Cardiologist concordance with the American College of Cardiology appropriate use criteria for cardiac testing in patients with coronary artery disease
    Fay Y Lin
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY, USA
    Am J Cardiol 110:337-44. 2012
    ..Active clinical interpretation of a procedure contributes most to increased procedure preference...
  65. doi request reprint Impact of early surgery on survival of patients with severe mitral regurgitation
    Zainab Samad
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Box 3254, DUMC, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Heart 97:221-4. 2011
    ..The impact of current ACC/AHA guideline recommendations about optimal timing of surgery on outcomes is untested and contemporary data are lacking...
  66. doi request reprint Increasing healthcare resource utilization after coronary artery bypass graft surgery in the United States
    Madhav Swaminathan
    Division of Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Anesthesiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes 2:305-12. 2009
    ..Our objective was to determine patterns of discharge disposition after CABG surgery in the United States...
  67. pmc Sex differences in mortality following acute coronary syndromes
    Jeffrey S Berger
    Department of Medicine, New York University School of Medicine, 530 First Ave, Skirball 9R, New York, NY 10016, USA
    JAMA 302:874-82. 2009
    ..Conflicting information exists about whether sex differences modulate short-term mortality following acute coronary syndromes (ACS)...
  68. ncbi request reprint Associations of gender and etiology with outcomes in heart failure with systolic dysfunction: a pooled analysis of 5 randomized control trials
    Camille G Frazier
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 49:1450-8. 2007
    ..This study sought to explore the gender-related differences in etiology and outcomes in chronic heart failure (HF) patients from 5 randomized trials...
  69. ncbi request reprint Advanced lipoprotein testing does not improve identification of subclinical atherosclerosis in young adults: the Bogalusa Heart Study
    Wendy S Tzou
    Department of Medicine, University of Wisconsin Medical School, Madison, Wisconsin 53792, USA
    Ann Intern Med 142:742-50. 2005
    ..To date, no studies have evaluated associations between advanced lipoprotein testing and subclinical atherosclerosis in healthy young adults...
  70. ncbi request reprint Distinct mouse coronary anatomy and myocardial infarction consequent to ligation
    Dinender Kumar
    Department of Medicine, University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont, USA
    Coron Artery Dis 16:41-4. 2005
    ..Thus, the distinct mouse coronary artery anatomy results in different regionality of infarction compared with man and large laboratory animals, and this may affect on the associated pathological remodeling of the heart...
  71. ncbi request reprint Metastatic intracardiac tumour from liposarcoma
    William W Chu
    Department of Medicine, Cardiovascular Section, University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison 53792, USA
    Can J Cardiol 18:777-8. 2002
  72. ncbi request reprint Assessment of coronary heart disease morbidity and mortality after radiation therapy for early breast cancer
    Katherine A Vallis
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Princess Margaret Hospital University Health Network and University of Toronto, Canada
    J Clin Oncol 20:1036-42. 2002
    ..To assess the risk of fatal and nonfatal myocardial infarction (MI) after breast-conserving surgery (BCS) and radiation therapy (RT) for left-sided breast cancer...
  73. doi request reprint ACCF/ASE/ACEP/AHA/ASNC/SCAI/SCCT/SCMR 2008 appropriateness criteria for stress echocardiography: a report of the American College of Cardiology Foundation Appropriateness Criteria Task Force, American Society of Echocardiography, American College of Emerg
    Pamela S Douglas
    J Am Coll Cardiol 51:1127-47. 2008
    ..It is anticipated that these results will have a significant impact on physician decision making and performance, reimbursement policy, and will help guide future research...
  74. ncbi request reprint Effect of cardiac cycle on ultrasound assessment of endothelial function
    Michael L Chuang
    University of Wisconsin Atherosclerosis Imaging Research Program, University of Wisconsin Medical School, Madison 53792, USA
    Vasc Med 7:103-8. 2002
    ..Measurement of diameters at end-diastole may be preferred to other time-points in the cardiac cycle...
  75. ncbi request reprint Coming together to achieve quality cardiovascular care
    Pamela S Douglas
    J Am Coll Cardiol 47:266-7. 2006
  76. ncbi request reprint Coming together to achieve quality cardiovascular care
    Pamela S Douglas
    Circulation 113:607-8. 2006
  77. ncbi request reprint The left atrium: a biomarker of chronic diastolic dysfunction and cardiovascular disease risk
    Pamela S Douglas
    J Am Coll Cardiol 42:1206-7. 2003
  78. ncbi request reprint President's page: Prevention's place in cardiology: what the future holds
    Pamela S Douglas
    J Am Coll Cardiol 46:1777-8. 2005
  79. ncbi request reprint ACC/AHA/ASE 2003 guideline update for the clinical application of echocardiography--summary article: a report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Task Force on Practice Guidelines (ACC/AHA/ASE Committee to Update the 1997 Guid
    Melvin D Cheitlin
    J Am Coll Cardiol 42:954-70. 2003
  80. ncbi request reprint Where does fitness fit in?
    William E Kraus
    N Engl J Med 353:517-9. 2005
  81. ncbi request reprint Hand-carried cardiac ultrasound (HCU) device: recommendations regarding new technology. A report from the Echocardiography Task Force on New Technology of the Nomenclature and Standards Committee of the American Society of Echocardiography
    James B Seward
    American Society of Echocardiography, 1500 Sunday Drive, Suite 102, Raleigh, NC 27607, USA
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 15:369-73. 2002
    ..However, appropriate user-specific training (Level 1 at a minimum) and assumption of responsibility are essential to ensure the most accurate acquisition, interpretation, and use of the data...
  82. pmc Akt/protein kinase B promotes organ growth in transgenic mice
    Tetsuo Shioi
    Cardiovascular Division, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Mol Cell Biol 22:2799-809. 2002
    ..In conclusion, Akt is sufficient to induce a marked increase in heart size and is likely to be one of the effectors of the PI3K pathway in mediating heart growth...
  83. ncbi request reprint Increased subclinical atherosclerosis in young adults with metabolic syndrome: the Bogalusa Heart Study
    Wendy S Tzou
    Atherosclerosis Imaging Research Program, Section of Cardiovascular Medicine, University Medical School, Madison, Wisconsin 53792, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 46:457-63. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate the association of metabolic syndrome (MetS) with subclinical atherosclerosis, determined by ultrasound carotid intima-media thickness (CIMT) measurements, in young adults...
  84. ncbi request reprint Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy in cardiac myosin binding protein-C knockout mice
    Samantha P Harris
    Department of Physiology, Section of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Wisconsin Medical School, Madison, Wis 53706, USA
    Circ Res 90:594-601. 2002
    ..These results establish that cMyBP-C is not essential for cardiac development but that the absence of cMyBP-C results in profound cardiac hypertrophy and impaired contractile function...
  85. ncbi request reprint Exercise echocardiography or exercise SPECT imaging? A meta-analysis of diagnostic test performance
    Kirsten E Fleischmann
    J Nucl Cardiol 9:133-4. 2002
  86. ncbi request reprint President's page: Reframing debate in patient care image
    Pamela S Douglas
    J Am Coll Cardiol 46:176-7. 2005
  87. ncbi request reprint President's Page: Quality: it's in your hands
    Pamela S Douglas
    J Am Coll Cardiol 45:1903-4. 2005
  88. ncbi request reprint President's page: i2 Summit 2006: one-stop shopping for interventionalists
    Pamela S Douglas
    J Am Coll Cardiol 46:1371-2. 2005
  89. ncbi request reprint President's page: Collaborative culture key to our success
    Pamela S Douglas
    J Am Coll Cardiol 47:681-2. 2006
  90. ncbi request reprint President's page: a question of quality: why national benchmarking?
    Pamela S Douglas
    J Am Coll Cardiol 47:1076-8. 2006
  91. ncbi request reprint President's page: making imaging meaningful
    Pamela S Douglas
    J Am Coll Cardiol 47:1485-6. 2006
  92. ncbi request reprint ACC/AHA clinical competence statement on echocardiography: a report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association/American College of Physicians-American Society of Internal Medicine Task Force on clinical competence
    Miguel A Quinones
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 16:379-402. 2003
  93. ncbi request reprint Citius, altius, fortius (the Olympic motto: swifter, higher, stronger)
    Pamela S Douglas
    J Am Coll Cardiol 44:150-1. 2004
  94. ncbi request reprint Vascular age: integrating carotid intima-media thickness measurements with global coronary risk assessment
    James H Stein
    University of Wisconsin Atherosclerosis Imaging Research Program, Section of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Wisconsin Medical School, Madison, Wisconsin 53792, USA
    Clin Cardiol 27:388-92. 2004
    ..An imaging test that quantifies atherosclerotic burden and that can be integrated with existing risk stratification paradigms would be a very useful clinical tool...
  95. doi request reprint Impact of ethnicity and gender differences on angiographic coronary artery disease prevalence and in-hospital mortality in the American College of Cardiology-National Cardiovascular Data Registry
    Leslee J Shaw
    Emory Program in Cardiovascular Outcomes Research and Epidemiology, 1256 Briarcliff Rd NE, Suite 1 N, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30306, USA
    Circulation 117:1787-801. 2008
    ..Although populations referred for coronary angiography are increasingly diverse, there is limited information on coronary artery disease (CAD) prevalence and in-hospital mortality other than for predominately white male patients...
  96. ncbi request reprint ACCF/ASE/ACEP/ASNC/SCAI/SCCT/SCMR 2007 appropriateness criteria for transthoracic and transesophageal echocardiography: a report of the American College of Cardiology Foundation Quality Strategic Directions Committee Appropriateness Criteria Working Group
    Pamela S Douglas
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 20:787-805. 2007
  97. ncbi request reprint President's page: Cardiology without borders: embracing a healthy global association
    Michael J Wolk
    J Am Coll Cardiol 44:1137-8. 2004
  98. ncbi request reprint Myocardial adaptation to short-term high-intensity exercise in highly trained athletes
    Tomas G Neilan
    Cardiac Ultrasound Laboratory, Division of Cardiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115 2696, USA
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 19:1280-5. 2006
    ..In conclusion, maximal intensity short-duration exercise was associated with attenuation of LV diastolic function, augmentation of LV systolic function, and a reduction in apical right ventricular contractility...
  99. ncbi request reprint Recommendations and considerations related to preparticipation screening for cardiovascular abnormalities in competitive athletes: 2007 update: a scientific statement from the American Heart Association Council on Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Metabol
    Barry J Maron
    Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation, USA
    Circulation 115:1643-455. 2007
  100. ncbi request reprint American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association clinical competence statement on echocardiography: a report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association/American College of Physicians--American Society of Internal Medicine Ta
    Miguel A Quinones
    Circulation 107:1068-89. 2003
  101. ncbi request reprint Task force 6: Code of conduct for staff and volunteer leadership
    Pamela S Douglas
    J Am Coll Cardiol 44:1750-3. 2004