William Weintraub

Summary

Affiliation: Emory University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Percutaneous coronary intervention in stable patients after acute myocardial infarction
    William S Weintraub
    Department of Medicine, Emory University, 1256 Briarcliff Rd, Atlanta, GA 30306, USA
    Circulation 108:1292-4. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Explaining racial disparities in coronary outcomes in women
    William S Weintraub
    Department of Medicine, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30306, USA
    Circulation 108:1041-3. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint Influence of co-morbidity on cost of care for heart failure
    William S Weintraub
    Department of Medicine, Emory Center for Outcome Research, Emory University, 1256 Briarcliff Road, Suite 1N, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Am J Cardiol 91:1011-5, A8. 2003
  4. ncbi request reprint Twenty-year survival after coronary artery surgery: an institutional perspective from Emory University
    William S Weintraub
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Circulation 107:1271-7. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint Is a paradigm shift in US healthcare reimbursement inevitable?
    William S Weintraub
    Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Circulation 109:1448-55. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint The value of clopidogrel in addition to standard therapy in reducing atherothrombotic events
    William Weintraub
    Emory Center for Outcomes Research, Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30306, USA
    Pharmacoeconomics 22:29-41. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Methods for the economic and quality of life supplement to the cilostazol for RESTenosis (CREST) trial
    William S Weintraub
    Division of Cardiology, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    J Invasive Cardiol 16:257-9. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Is atherosclerotic vascular disease related to a high-fat diet?
    William S Weintraub
    Emory University, 1256 Briarcliff Road, Suite 1N, Atlanta, GA 30306, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 55:1064-72; discussion 1073-4. 2002
  9. pmc One year comparison of costs of coronary surgery versus percutaneous coronary intervention in the stent or surgery trial
    W S Weintraub
    The Emory Centre for Outcomes Research, Department of Medicine, Emory University, 1256 Briarcliff Road, Suite 1 North, Atlanta, Georgia 30306, USA
    Heart 90:782-8. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Summary of special topics presentations of the American College of Cardiology 52nd annual meeting, 2003
    William S Weintraub
    Department of Medicine, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30306, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 42:383-5. 2003

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Publications96

  1. ncbi request reprint Percutaneous coronary intervention in stable patients after acute myocardial infarction
    William S Weintraub
    Department of Medicine, Emory University, 1256 Briarcliff Rd, Atlanta, GA 30306, USA
    Circulation 108:1292-4. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Explaining racial disparities in coronary outcomes in women
    William S Weintraub
    Department of Medicine, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30306, USA
    Circulation 108:1041-3. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint Influence of co-morbidity on cost of care for heart failure
    William S Weintraub
    Department of Medicine, Emory Center for Outcome Research, Emory University, 1256 Briarcliff Road, Suite 1N, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Am J Cardiol 91:1011-5, A8. 2003
  4. ncbi request reprint Twenty-year survival after coronary artery surgery: an institutional perspective from Emory University
    William S Weintraub
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Circulation 107:1271-7. 2003
    ..However, uncertainty exists regarding the relationship between long-term survival after CABG and readily available clinical correlates of mortality...
  5. ncbi request reprint Is a paradigm shift in US healthcare reimbursement inevitable?
    William S Weintraub
    Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Circulation 109:1448-55. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint The value of clopidogrel in addition to standard therapy in reducing atherothrombotic events
    William Weintraub
    Emory Center for Outcomes Research, Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30306, USA
    Pharmacoeconomics 22:29-41. 2004
    ..In conclusion, these data demonstrate that clopidogrel in combination with aspirin for the management of ACS is both clinically effective and cost-effective in this setting...
  7. ncbi request reprint Methods for the economic and quality of life supplement to the cilostazol for RESTenosis (CREST) trial
    William S Weintraub
    Division of Cardiology, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    J Invasive Cardiol 16:257-9. 2004
    ..To determine economic and quality of life outcomes for the Cilostazol for RESTenosis (CREST) trial, which is investigating the efficacy of cilostazol vs. placebo in preventing post-stent restenosis...
  8. ncbi request reprint Is atherosclerotic vascular disease related to a high-fat diet?
    William S Weintraub
    Emory University, 1256 Briarcliff Road, Suite 1N, Atlanta, GA 30306, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 55:1064-72; discussion 1073-4. 2002
  9. pmc One year comparison of costs of coronary surgery versus percutaneous coronary intervention in the stent or surgery trial
    W S Weintraub
    The Emory Centre for Outcomes Research, Department of Medicine, Emory University, 1256 Briarcliff Road, Suite 1 North, Atlanta, Georgia 30306, USA
    Heart 90:782-8. 2004
    ..To compare initial and one year costs of coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) versus percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) in the stent or surgery trial...
  10. ncbi request reprint Summary of special topics presentations of the American College of Cardiology 52nd annual meeting, 2003
    William S Weintraub
    Department of Medicine, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30306, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 42:383-5. 2003
  11. pmc The vascular effects of cilostazol
    William S Weintraub
    Emory Center for Outcomes Research, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Can J Cardiol 22:56B-60B. 2006
    ....
  12. ncbi request reprint Cost and cost-effectiveness studies in heart failure research
    William S Weintraub
    Division of Cardiology, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Am Heart J 143:565-76. 2002
    ..In the United States alone, the prevalence is 4.6 million, with an incidence rate of 550,000 new cases a year and approximately 957,000 hospitalizations a year...
  13. ncbi request reprint Long-term cost-effectiveness of clopidogrel given for up to one year in patients with acute coronary syndromes without ST-segment elevation
    William S Weintraub
    Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 45:838-45. 2005
    ..We sought to evaluate the long-term cost-effectiveness of clopidogrel for up to one year after an acute coronary syndrome (ACS) without ST-segment elevation...
  14. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of eplerenone compared with placebo in patients with myocardial infarction complicated by left ventricular dysfunction and heart failure
    William S Weintraub
    Emory University, 1256 Briarcliff Rd, Suite 1N, Atlanta, GA 30306, USA
    Circulation 111:1106-13. 2005
    ..The present study was performed to evaluate the cost-effectiveness of eplerenone compared with placebo in these patients...
  15. ncbi request reprint Outcomes of repeat revascularization in diabetic patients with prior coronary surgery
    Jason H Cole
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 40:1968-75. 2002
    ..This study evaluated both short- and long-term outcomes of diabetic patients who underwent repeat coronary artery bypass graft surgery (CABG) or percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) after initial CABG...
  16. ncbi request reprint Ad hoc percutaneous coronary interventions in patients with stable coronary artery disease--a study of prevalence, safety, and variation in use from the American College of Cardiology National Cardiovascular Data Registry (ACC-NCDR)
    Ronald J Krone
    Division of Cardiology, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 68:696-703. 2006
    ..To utilize the American College of Cardiology National Cardiovascular Data Registry (ACC-NCDR) to monitor the performance and safety of ad hoc PCIs...
  17. ncbi request reprint Outcomes and long-term survival for patients undergoing mitral valve repair versus replacement: effect of age and concomitant coronary artery bypass grafting
    Vinod H Thourani
    Joseph B Whitehead Department of Surgery, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Carlyle Fraser Heart Center, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Circulation 108:298-304. 2003
    ..A paucity of literature is available on the effects of age and coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) on the outcomes of patients undergoing mitral valve (MV) repair versus replacement...
  18. ncbi request reprint Rationale and design of the randomized, multicenter, cilostazol for RESTenosis (CREST) trial
    John S Douglas
    Division of Cardiology, Emory Center for Outcomes Research, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Clin Cardiol 26:451-4. 2003
    ..The CREST trial is a large, rigorously conducted trial that may corroborate the favorable effects of cilostazol on coronary stent restenosis suggested by earlier studies...
  19. pmc Age, BMI, and race are less important than random plasma glucose in identifying risk of glucose intolerance: the Screening for Impaired Glucose Tolerance Study (SIGT 5)
    David C Ziemer
    Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Diabetes Care 31:884-6. 2008
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  20. ncbi request reprint Coronary stent restenosis in patients treated with cilostazol
    John S Douglas
    Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Circulation 112:2826-32. 2005
    ..We undertook a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial to determine whether cilostazol, a drug that suppresses intimal proliferation, would reduce renarrowing in patients after stent implantation in native coronary arteries...
  21. ncbi request reprint Relative benefit of coronary artery bypass grafting versus stent-assisted percutaneous coronary intervention for angina pectoris and multivessel coronary disease in women versus men (one-year results from the Stent or Surgery trial)
    Zefeng Zhang
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia 30306, USA
    Am J Cardiol 93:404-9. 2004
    ..049 for the interaction among treatment, gender, and follow-up for the quality of life domain). Although CABG may be superior to PCI in men, in women, at 1 year after intervention, both procedures appear equally effective...
  22. doi request reprint Cost in the use of enoxaparin compared with unfractionated heparin in patients with atrial fibrillation undergoing a transesophageal echocardiography-guided cardioversion (from Assessment of Cardioversion using Transesophageal Echocardiography [ACUTE] II
    Liping Zhao
    Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Am J Cardiol 101:338-42. 2008
    ..In conclusion, the use of enoxaparin as a bridging therapy is a cost-saving strategy (similar clinical outcomes and lower costs) for atrial fibrillation...
  23. pmc Random plasma glucose in serendipitous screening for glucose intolerance: screening for impaired glucose tolerance study 2
    David C Ziemer
    Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 23:528-35. 2008
    ..With positive results from diabetes prevention studies, there is interest in convenient ways to incorporate screening for glucose intolerance into routine care and to limit the need for fasting diagnostic tests...
  24. ncbi request reprint Depressive symptoms after acute myocardial infarction: evidence for highest rates in younger women
    Susmita Mallik
    Department of Medicine, Division of General Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    Arch Intern Med 166:876-83. 2006
    ..In the community, younger women are uniquely prone to depression. Whether younger women are also more likely to have depression during hospitalization with AMI is unknown...
  25. ncbi request reprint Disease-specific health status after stent-assisted percutaneous coronary intervention and coronary artery bypass surgery: one-year results from the Stent or Surgery trial
    Zefeng Zhang
    Division of Cardiology, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30306, USA
    Circulation 108:1694-700. 2003
    ..Few data are available regarding the comparative improvement in disease-specific health status after CABG versus percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) in the era of coronary stenting...
  26. ncbi request reprint Long-term cost effectiveness of early and sustained dual oral antiplatelet therapy with clopidogrel given for up to one year after percutaneous coronary intervention results: from the Clopidogrel for the Reduction of Events During Observation (CREDO) tria
    Sean C Beinart
    Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 46:761-9. 2005
    ..This study sought to evaluate the long-term cost effectiveness of a clopidogrel loading strategy before percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) followed by continued treatment for one year...
  27. pmc The "metabolic syndrome" is less useful than random plasma glucose to screen for glucose intolerance
    Eman A El Bassuoni
    Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Department of Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Prim Care Diabetes 2:147-53. 2008
    ..To compare the utility of metabolic syndrome (MetS) to random plasma glucose (RPG) in identifying people with diabetes or prediabetes...
  28. ncbi request reprint Are stenting and glycoprotein IIb/IIIa blockade of good value in primary percutaneous coronary intervention?
    Jason H Cole
    Division of Cardiology, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30306, USA
    Circulation 108:2831-3. 2003
  29. doi request reprint Glucose-independent, black-white differences in hemoglobin A1c levels: a cross-sectional analysis of 2 studies
    David C Ziemer
    Division of Endocrinology, Emory University School of Medicine, 49 Jesse Hill Jr Drive SE, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    Ann Intern Med 152:770-7. 2010
    ..A previous study of participants with prediabetes found that hemoglobin A(1c) (HbA(1c)) levels differed between black and white participants with no differences in glucose concentration...
  30. ncbi request reprint Prognostic implication of creatine kinase release after elective percutaneous coronary intervention in the pre-IIb/IIIa antagonist era
    Ziyad Ghazzal
    Andreas Gruentzig Cardiovascular Center of Emory University School of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Am Heart J 145:1006-12. 2003
    ..We evaluated the significance of creatine phosphokinase level (CPK) elevations in a large cohort of patients who had undergone an elective PCI before the IIb/IIIa receptor antagonist era...
  31. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of targeting patients undergoing cardiac surgery for therapy with intravenous amiodarone to prevent atrial fibrillation
    Elizabeth M Mahoney
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 40:737-45. 2002
    ..This study evaluated the cost-effectiveness of administering prophylactic intravenous (IV) amiodarone therapy to patients undergoing cardiac surgery according to their predicted risk of postoperative atrial fibrillation...
  32. doi request reprint Long-term cost-effectiveness of clopidogrel in STEMI patients
    Zefeng Zhang
    School of Public Health, Nantong University, PR China
    Int J Cardiol 135:353-60. 2009
    ..The COMMIT trial demonstrated that clopidogrel produced a 9% relative reduction in death, reinfarction or stroke (9.2% vs. 10.1%, 95% CI: 0.86-0.97) in ST-elevated myocardial infarction (STEMI) patients...
  33. ncbi request reprint The Seattle angina questionnaire: reliability and validity in women with chronic stable angina
    Laura P Kimble
    School of Nursing, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Heart Dis 4:206-11. 2002
    ..Future research is needed to determine whether examining different combinations of SAQ items might provide a more sensitive assessment of cardiac disease-specific quality of life in women...
  34. ncbi request reprint Association between novel oxidative stress markers and C-reactive protein among adults without clinical coronary heart disease
    Jerome L Abramson
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, School of Medicine, Emory University, Briarcliff Complex, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Atherosclerosis 178:115-21. 2005
    ..The causes of increased CRP, however, are not completely understood. Studies suggest that oxidative stress may have pro-inflammatory effects, but data on the relationship between oxidative stress and CRP in healthy persons is sparse...
  35. ncbi request reprint The impact of acute coronary syndrome on clinical, economic, and cardiac-specific health status after coronary artery bypass surgery versus stent-assisted percutaneous coronary intervention: 1-year results from the stent or surgery (SoS) trial
    Zefeng Zhang
    Division of Cardiology, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30306, USA
    Am Heart J 150:175-81. 2005
    ..Data are limited regarding the impact of acute coronary syndromes (ACSs) on the relative benefits of coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) versus stent-assisted percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI)...
  36. 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
    ....
  37. ncbi request reprint Variability in the clinical status of patients with advanced heart failure
    Paul J Hauptman
    Department of Medicine, Saint Louis University School of Medicine, Missouri, USA
    J Card Fail 10:397-402. 2004
    ..The frequency of such follow-up is not established and is likely to depend on the natural history and variability of patients' health status and the availability and use of appropriate treatments...
  38. 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...
  39. ncbi request reprint Association between pulse pressure and C-reactive protein among apparently healthy US adults
    Jerome L Abramson
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30306, USA
    Hypertension 39:197-202. 2002
    ..Our results suggest that increases in pulse pressure are associated with elevated C-reactive protein levels among apparently healthy US adults, independent of systolic and diastolic blood pressure...
  40. doi request reprint Optimal medical therapy with or without percutaneous coronary intervention to reduce ischemic burden: results from the Clinical Outcomes Utilizing Revascularization and Aggressive Drug Evaluation (COURAGE) trial nuclear substudy
    Leslee J Shaw
    Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30306, USA
    Circulation 117:1283-91. 2008
    ....
  41. ncbi request reprint All pre-diabetes is not the same: metabolic and vascular risks of impaired fasting glucose at 100 versus 110 mg/dl: the Screening for Impaired Glucose Tolerance study 1 (SIGT 1)
    Lawrence S Phillips
    Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Department of Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Emory University Hospital, 1364 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Diabetes Care 29:1405-7. 2006
  42. pmc Diagnosing and managing cutaneous pigmented lesions: primary care physicians versus dermatologists
    Suephy C Chen
    Department of Dermatology, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 21:678-82. 2006
    ..Primary care physicians (PCPs) are often expected to screen for melanomas and refer patients with suspicious pigmented lesions to dermatologists...
  43. ncbi request reprint Time course of depression and outcome of myocardial infarction
    Susmita Parashar
    Divisions of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    Arch Intern Med 166:2035-43. 2006
    ..Our objective was to evaluate the prognostic importance of transient, new, or persistent depression on outcomes at 6 months after MI...
  44. ncbi request reprint Sex differences in hospital mortality after coronary artery bypass surgery: evidence for a higher mortality in younger women
    Viola Vaccarino
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30306, USA
    Circulation 105:1176-81. 2002
    ..Younger but not older women hospitalized for acute myocardial infarction have higher in-hospital mortality rates than men. We hypothesized that younger women also have higher in-hospital mortality rates after CABG...
  45. ncbi request reprint Cost and cost-effectiveness of an early invasive vs conservative strategy for the treatment of unstable angina and non-ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction
    Elizabeth M Mahoney
    Emory Center for Outcomes Research, Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, 1256 Briarcliff Rd, Suite 1N, Atlanta, GA 30306, USA
    JAMA 288:1851-8. 2002
    ....
  46. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in pain characteristics of chronic stable angina and perceived physical limitation in patients with coronary artery disease
    Laura P Kimble
    Emory University School of Nursing, 1520 Clifton Rd, NE, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Pain 101:45-53. 2003
    ....
  47. pmc Many Americans have pre-diabetes and should be considered for metformin therapy
    Mary K Rhee
    Department of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism, and Lipids, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Diabetes Care 33:49-54. 2010
    ..To determine the proportion of the American population who would merit metformin treatment, according to recent American Diabetes Association (ADA) consensus panel recommendations to prevent or delay the development of diabetes...
  48. pmc Effect of a psychoeducational intervention on depression, anxiety, and health resource use in implantable cardioverter defibrillator patients
    Sandra B Dunbar
    Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30022, USA
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 32:1259-71. 2009
    ..This study tested the effects of a psychoeducational intervention on anxiety, depressive symptoms, functional status, and health resource use during the first year after ICD implantation...
  49. ncbi request reprint Association of high serum creatinine and anemia increases the risk of coronary events: results from the prospective community-based atherosclerosis risk in communities (ARIC) study
    Claudine T Jurkovitz
    Division of Cardiology, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia 30306, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 14:2919-25. 2003
    ..86 to 1.67). In conclusion, this study indicates that high Scr is associated with almost a threefold risk of CHD among middle-aged people with anemia, whereas no increased risk is found in people with high Scr in the absence of anemia...
  50. ncbi request reprint Association between gender and in-hospital mortality after percutaneous coronary intervention according to age
    Jerome L Abramson
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Emory University School of Medicine, 1256 Briarcliff Road, Suite 1 North, Atlanta, GA 30306, USA
    Am J Cardiol 91:968-71, A4. 2003
  51. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association and the Society for Coronary Angiography and Interventions lesion classification system in the current "stent era" of coronary interventions (from the ACC-National Cardi
    Ronald J Krone
    Department of Medicine, Washington University, St Louis, Missouri, USA
    Am J Cardiol 92:389-94. 2003
    ....
  52. ncbi request reprint Comparison of outcomes of percutaneous coronary intervention of ostial versus nonostial narrowing of the major epicardial coronary arteries
    Kreton Mavromatis
    Division of Cardiology, Atlanta VA Medical Center, Decatur, Georgia, USA
    Am J Cardiol 94:583-7. 2004
    ..However, at 1 year, patients who underwent ostial PCI had an increased rate of repeat revascularization compared with patients who underwent nonostial, proximal PCI...
  53. ncbi request reprint Chronic kidney disease, anemia, and incident stroke in a middle-aged, community-based population: the ARIC Study
    Jerome L Abramson
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia 30306, USA
    Kidney Int 64:610-5. 2003
    ..The combined effect of CKD and anemia on stroke risk, however, has not been investigated thoroughly. We analyzed data from a middle-aged, community-based cohort to determine if CKD and anemia interacted to affect stroke risk...
  54. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in short-term cardiovascular outcomes after percutaneous coronary interventions
    Edgar Argulian
    Department of Epidemiology, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Am J Cardiol 98:48-53. 2006
    ..No differences were found in major in-hospital complications by gender...
  55. doi request reprint Prevalence, predictors, and in-hospital outcomes of non-infarct artery intervention during primary percutaneous coronary intervention for ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (from the National Cardiovascular Data Registry)
    Matthew A Cavender
    Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    Am J Cardiol 104:507-13. 2009
    ..These findings suggest the need for definitive studies to evaluate the utility of noninfarct-related artery PCI among patients with STEMI...
  56. ncbi request reprint Off-pump vs conventional coronary artery bypass grafting: early and 1-year graft patency, cost, and quality-of-life outcomes: a randomized trial
    John D Puskas
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine and Emory Center for Outcomes Research, Atlanta, GA, USA
    JAMA 291:1841-9. 2004
    ..A preliminary report showed OPCAB achieved improved inhospital outcomes, similar completeness of revascularization, and shorter lengths of stay compared with conventional coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG)...
  57. ncbi request reprint Trials and tribulations of non-inferiority: the ximelagatran experience
    Sanjay Kaul
    Division of Cardiology, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, and the David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, California 90048, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 46:1986-95. 2005
    ..Such determinations of non-inferiority are highly dependent on the underlying assumptions, and graphical sensitivity analyses make this dependence explicit...
  58. ncbi request reprint Long-term follow-up of coronary artery disease presenting in young adults
    Jason H Cole
    Emory Center for Outcomes Research and Section of Preventive Cardiology, Division of Cardiology, Emory University School of Medicine, Emory University, 1525 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 41:521-8. 2003
    ..This study evaluated long-term survival and predictors of elevated risk for young adults diagnosed with coronary artery disease (CAD)...
  59. ncbi request reprint Digital image analysis: a reliable tool in the quantitative evaluation of cutaneous lesions and beyond
    Zakiya M Pressley
    Department of Dermatology, Emory University School of Medicine, 101 Woodruff Cir, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Arch Dermatol 143:1331-3. 2007
  60. ncbi request reprint Outcome measurement: evaluating evidence for managing patients with acute coronary syndromes
    Christi Deaton
    Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    J Cardiovasc Nurs 16:71-4. 2002
    ..In addition, cholesterol-lowering statins should be initiated early in the patient's hospitalization...
  61. doi request reprint Predictors of smoking cessation after a myocardial infarction: the role of institutional smoking cessation programs in improving success
    Nazeera Dawood
    Department of Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30307, USA
    Arch Intern Med 168:1961-7. 2008
    ..Smoking cessation after myocardial infarction (MI) is an important goal for secondary prevention of mortality. Whether new initiatives to promote cessation improve patients' quit rates after MI is unknown...
  62. doi request reprint Endothelial function and aminothiol biomarkers of oxidative stress in healthy adults
    Salman Ashfaq
    Division of Cardiology, University of Kansas School of Medicine, Wichita, USA
    Hypertension 52:80-5. 2008
    ....
  63. ncbi request reprint The relationship between plasma levels of oxidized and reduced thiols and early atherosclerosis in healthy adults
    Salman Ashfaq
    Division of Cardiology, University of Kansas School of Medicine, Wichita, Kansas, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 47:1005-11. 2006
    ..The study investigated the relationship between biomarkers of oxidative stress and early atherosclerosis...
  64. ncbi request reprint Economics methods in the Clinical Outcomes Utilizing percutaneous coronary Revascularization and Aggressive Guideline-driven drug Evaluation (COURAGE) trial
    William S Weintraub
    Atlanta VA Medical Center, Decatur, GA, USA
    Am Heart J 151:1180-5. 2006
    ..A multilevel regression model will assess cost-effectiveness from a net benefit perspective. These approaches should provide the most detailed assessment available of the cost-effectiveness of PCI for coronary artery disease...
  65. 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...
  66. ncbi request reprint Report of the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute working group on outcomes research in cardiovascular disease
    Harlan M Krumholz
    Department of Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, Yale New Haven Health Center for Outcomes Research and Evaluation, New Haven, CT, USA
    Circulation 111:3158-66. 2005
    ..The working group concluded that a dedicated investment in CV outcomes research could directly improve the care delivered in the United States...
  67. ncbi request reprint Assessing data adequacy for clinical research: reliability and validity of a surgical database
    Judy L Bezanson
    Scientific Research Solutions, Inc, Roswell, GA, USA
    J Nurs Meas 10:155-64. 2002
    ..Using the same external standard to assess both reliability and validity was a significant limitation of this study, which resulted in the same measure of data adequacy by utilizing differing statistical methods...
  68. ncbi request reprint Acute noncardiac conditions and in-hospital mortality in patients with acute myocardial infarction
    Judith H Lichtman
    Section of Chronic Disease Epidemiology, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Conn, USA
    Circulation 116:1925-30. 2007
    ..We sought to evaluate the prevalence of acute, severe, noncardiac conditions present at the time of hospital admission with acute myocardial infarction and to assess the association of these conditions with in-hospital mortality...
  69. doi request reprint Effect of PCI on quality of life in patients with stable coronary disease
    William S Weintraub
    Christiana Care Health System, Newark, DE 19718, USA
    N Engl J Med 359:677-87. 2008
    ..It has not been clearly established whether percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) can provide an incremental benefit in quality of life over that provided by optimal medical therapy among patients with chronic coronary artery disease...
  70. pmc Cost-effectiveness of clopidogrel in acute coronary syndromes in Canada: a long-term analysis based on the CURE trial
    Paul Kolm
    Christiana Care Health System, Newark, Delaware, USA
    Can J Cardiol 23:1037-42. 2007
    ....
  71. ncbi request reprint Establishing the effectiveness of coronary intervention for acute myocardial infarction
    William S Weintraub
    Am Heart J 155:6-8. 2008
  72. ncbi request reprint Culprit-only or multivessel revascularization in patients with acute coronary syndromes: an American College of Cardiology National Cardiovascular Database Registry report
    Sorin J Brener
    Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Am Heart J 155:140-6. 2008
    ..Although an early invasive strategy improves outcome in these patients, there are limited data on culprit-only, single-vessel (SV) percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) or MV PCI in the NSTE ACS setting...
  73. ncbi request reprint Implications of upstream glycoprotein IIb/IIIa inhibition and coronary artery stenting in the invasive management of unstable angina/non-ST-elevation myocardial infarction: a comparison of the Thrombolysis In Myocardial Infarction (TIMI) IIIB trial and th
    Marc S Sabatine
    TIMI Study Group, Cardiovascular Division, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 75 Francis St, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Circulation 109:874-80. 2004
    ..We sought to examine the effect of these advances on clinical outcomes and the benefits of an early invasive strategy in UA/NSTEMI...
  74. ncbi request reprint Predictors of weight change in overweight patients with myocardial infarction
    Yazid Y Fadl
    Washington University in St Louis, St Louis, MO, USA
    Am Heart J 154:711-7. 2007
    ..Weight loss is recommended among overweight survivors of myocardial infarction (MI). This study describes patterns of weight change among overweight patients with MI and identifies factors associated with weight change...
  75. ncbi request reprint Optimal medical therapy with or without PCI for stable coronary disease
    William E Boden
    Western New York Veterans Affairs Healthcare Network and Buffalo General Hospital SUNY, Buffalo, NY 14203, USA
    N Engl J Med 356:1503-16. 2007
    ....
  76. ncbi request reprint The evolving pattern of symptomatic coronary artery disease in the United States and Canada: baseline characteristics of the Clinical Outcomes Utilizing Revascularization and Aggressive DruG Evaluation (COURAGE) trial
    William E Boden
    VA Connecticut Healthcare System, West Haven, Connecticut, USA
    Am J Cardiol 99:208-12. 2007
    ....
  77. ncbi request reprint Influence of race on death and ischemic complications in patients with non-ST-elevation acute coronary syndromes despite modern, protocol-guided treatment
    Marc S Sabatine
    TIMI Study Group, Cardiovascular Division, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Mass 02115
    Circulation 111:1217-24. 2005
    ..Whether the disparate outcomes exist independently of potential biases in treatment patterns remains unclear...
  78. ncbi request reprint Prospective analysis of creatine kinase muscle-brain fraction and comparison with troponin T to predict cardiac risk and benefit of an invasive strategy in patients with non-ST-elevation acute coronary syndromes
    Neal S Kleiman
    Baylor College of Medicine and The Methodist DeBakey Heart Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 40:1044-50. 2002
    ..We sought to determine whether elevation of plasma creatine kinase muscle-brain fraction (CK-MB) would be useful to triage patients with acute coronary syndromes (ACS) to early angiography/revascularization...
  79. ncbi request reprint The cost-effectiveness of the use of clopidogrel in acute coronary syndromes in five countries based upon the CURE study
    Andre Lamy
    Population Health Research Institute, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 11:460-5. 2004
    ..The CURE study demonstrated that clopidogrel prevents a range of ischaemic cardiovascular events in patients with Acute Coronary Syndromes (unstable angina or non-ST-segment elevation MI)...
  80. ncbi request reprint Neuropsychological outcome after percutaneous coronary intervention or coronary artery bypass grafting: results from the Stent or Surgery (SoS) Trial
    Peter Wahrborg
    Department of Cardiology, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, S 413 45 Gothenburg Sweden
    Circulation 110:3411-7. 2004
    ..However, little is known about the impact of percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) on neuropsychological outcome...
  81. ncbi request reprint Economics of sirolimus-eluting stents: drug-eluting stents have really arrived
    William S Weintraub
    Circulation 110:472-4. 2004
  82. ncbi request reprint The effect of routine, early invasive management on outcome for elderly patients with non-ST-segment elevation acute coronary syndromes
    Richard G Bach
    Cardiovascular Division, Washington University Medical Center, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    Ann Intern Med 141:186-95. 2004
    ..Although increasing age is an important risk factor for adverse outcome among patients with acute coronary syndromes, elderly patients are more often managed conservatively...
  83. ncbi request reprint Prognostic value of health status in patients with heart failure after acute myocardial infarction
    Gabriel E Soto
    Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO, USA
    Circulation 110:546-51. 2004
    ..Understanding the relationship between KCCQ scores and prognosis may assist clinicians in both interpreting KCCQ scores and stratifying risk in patients...
  84. ncbi request reprint Restenosis: are the implications changing?
    Jason H Cole
    Am Heart J 147:197-9. 2004
  85. ncbi request reprint Mortality after emergent percutaneous coronary intervention in cardiogenic shock secondary to acute myocardial infarction and usefulness of a mortality prediction model
    Lloyd W Klein
    Rush Medical College, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Am J Cardiol 96:35-41. 2005
    ..In conclusion, analysis of patients from the ACC-NCDR who underwent emergency PCI for acute myocardial infarction in the presence of cardiogenic shock shows an in-hospital mortality rate of approximately 60% when PCI is attempted...
  86. ncbi request reprint Expanding the outcomes in clinical trials of heart failure: the quality of life and economic components of EPHESUS (EPlerenone's neuroHormonal Efficacy and SUrvival Study)
    John A Spertus
    Mid America Heart Institute and the University of Missouri, Kansas City, MO, USA
    Am Heart J 143:636-42. 2002
    ....
  87. ncbi request reprint Long-term cost-effectiveness of early and sustained clopidogrel therapy for up to 1 year in patients undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention after presenting with acute coronary syndromes without ST-segment elevation
    Elizabeth M Mahoney
    New England Research Institutes, Watertown, MA 02472, USA
    Am Heart J 151:219-27. 2006
    ..We evaluated the long-term cost-effectiveness of clopidogrel use for up to 1 year using patient-level outcomes and resource use from PCI-CURE, and estimates of life expectancy gains based on external sources...
  88. ncbi request reprint The impact of age on outcomes after coronary artery bypass surgery versus stent-assisted percutaneous coronary intervention: one-year results from the Stent or Surgery (SoS) trial
    Zefeng Zhang
    Christiana Care Center for Outcomes Research, Christiana Care Health System, Newark, DE 19713, USA
    Am Heart J 152:1153-60. 2006
    ..Relative outcomes of coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) and percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) may differ between younger and older patients. There are no data comparing the age-related CABG versus PCI outcomes in the stent era...
  89. ncbi request reprint Reduced 6-month resource use and costs associated with cilostazol in patients after successful coronary stent implantation: results from the Cilostazol for RESTenosis (CREST) trial
    Zefeng Zhang
    Christiana Care Health System, Newark, DE 19713, USA
    Am Heart J 152:770-6. 2006
    ..4% vs 16%, P = .90) for the 2 treatment groups, but restenosis rate was lower (22.0% vs 34.5%, P = .002) in cilostazol-treated patients. We sought to evaluate resource use, cost, and cost-effectiveness of cilostazol in CREST...
  90. ncbi request reprint The synergistic effect of heart disease and diabetes on self-management, symptoms, and health status
    Christi Deaton
    The University of Manchester, Manchester, United Kingdom
    Heart Lung 35:315-23. 2006
    ..Coronary heart disease (CHD) and diabetes may have synergistic effects on symptoms, self-management, and general and cardiac-specific health status...
  91. ncbi request reprint Invited commentary
    William S Weintraub
    Christiana Care Health Services, 4755 Ogletown Stanton Rd, Newark, DE19718
    Ann Thorac Surg 82:810-1. 2006
  92. ncbi request reprint Patterns and outcomes of drug-eluting coronary stent use in clinical practice
    Sunil V Rao
    The Duke Clinical Research Institute, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    Am Heart J 152:321-6. 2006
    ..To determine patterns and outcomes of drug-eluting stents (DES) use in clinical practice...
  93. ncbi request reprint On- versus off-label use of drug-eluting coronary stents in clinical practice (report from the American College of Cardiology National Cardiovascular Data Registry [NCDR])
    Sunil V Rao
    Duke Clinical Research Institute, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    Am J Cardiol 97:1478-81. 2006
    ..Randomized clinical trials are needed to confirm the efficacy of DESs in these clinical and angiographic settings. These data also highlight the importance of multicenter registries in tracking new technologies...
  94. ncbi request reprint Development of a risk adjustment mortality model using the American College of Cardiology-National Cardiovascular Data Registry (ACC-NCDR) experience: 1998-2000
    Richard E Shaw
    San Francisco Heart Institute at Seton Medical Center, Daly City, California 94015, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 39:1104-12. 2002
    ..We sought to develop and evaluate a risk adjustment model for in-hospital mortality following percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) procedures using data from a large, multi-center registry...
  95. 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)...
  96. ncbi request reprint Presurgical risk factors for late extubation in Medicare recipients after cardiac surgery
    Judy L Bezanson
    Scientific Research Solutions, Inc, Roswell, Georgia 30076, USA
    Nurs Res 53:46-52. 2004
    ..There is an association between older age and need for prolonged mechanical ventilation (MV); however, it is unclear what other presurgical characteristics may contribute to prolonged time on the ventilator in older adults...