H A Fink

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Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Sildenafil for male erectile dysfunction: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Howard A Fink
    Geriatric Research Education and Clinical Center, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, 1 Veterans Dr, PO Box 11G, Minneapolis, MN 55417, USA
    Arch Intern Med 162:1349-60. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Disability after clinical fracture in postmenopausal women with low bone density: the fracture intervention trial (FIT)
    H A Fink
    MD, MPH, VA Medical Center, One Veterans Drive, Box 11G, Minneapolis, MN 55417, USA
    Osteoporos Int 14:69-76. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint Trazodone for erectile dysfunction: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    H A Fink
    Geriatric Research Education and Clinical Center, Section of General Internal Medicine, VA Medical Center, Minneapolis, USA
    BJU Int 92:441-6. 2003
  4. ncbi request reprint Association of testosterone and estradiol deficiency with osteoporosis and rapid bone loss in older men
    Howard A Fink
    Geriatric Research Eduction and Clinical Center, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, One Veterans Drive, Box 11G, Minneapolis, MN 55417, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 91:3908-15. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Association between Parkinson's disease and low bone density and falls in older men: the osteoporotic fractures in men study
    Howard A Fink
    Geriatric Research Education and Clinical Center, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55417, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 53:1559-64. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint What proportion of incident radiographic vertebral deformities is clinically diagnosed and vice versa?
    Howard A Fink
    Geriatric Research Education and Clinical Center, VA Medical Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55417, USA
    J Bone Miner Res 20:1216-22. 2005
  7. pmc Cost-effectiveness of bone densitometry among Caucasian women and men without a prior fracture according to age and body weight
    J T Schousboe
    Park Nicollet Institute, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Osteoporos Int 24:163-77. 2013
  8. doi request reprint Renal function and rate of hip bone loss in older men: the Osteoporotic Fractures in Men Study
    A Ishani
    Center for Chronic Disease Outcomes Research, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Osteoporos Int 19:1549-56. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Long-term prediction of incident hip fracture risk in elderly white women: study of osteoporotic fractures
    Brent C Taylor
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 52:1479-86. 2004
  10. doi request reprint Association of Parkinson's disease with accelerated bone loss, fractures and mortality in older men: the Osteoporotic Fractures in Men (MrOS) study
    H A Fink
    Geriatric Research Education and Clinical Center, VA Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Osteoporos Int 19:1277-82. 2008

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Publications43

  1. ncbi request reprint Sildenafil for male erectile dysfunction: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Howard A Fink
    Geriatric Research Education and Clinical Center, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, 1 Veterans Dr, PO Box 11G, Minneapolis, MN 55417, USA
    Arch Intern Med 162:1349-60. 2002
    ..To determine the efficacy and safety of sildenafil citrate in the treatment of male erectile dysfunction...
  2. ncbi request reprint Disability after clinical fracture in postmenopausal women with low bone density: the fracture intervention trial (FIT)
    H A Fink
    MD, MPH, VA Medical Center, One Veterans Drive, Box 11G, Minneapolis, MN 55417, USA
    Osteoporos Int 14:69-76. 2003
    ..Substantial disability also was reported after fractures of thoracic vertebrae, humerus, distal forearm, ankle and foot. Within fracture types, post-fracture disability was highly variable, ranging from none to more than 6 months...
  3. ncbi request reprint Trazodone for erectile dysfunction: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    H A Fink
    Geriatric Research Education and Clinical Center, Section of General Internal Medicine, VA Medical Center, Minneapolis, USA
    BJU Int 92:441-6. 2003
    ..To determine the efficacy and safety of trazodone in the treatment of erectile dysfunction (ED) in a meta-analysis...
  4. ncbi request reprint Association of testosterone and estradiol deficiency with osteoporosis and rapid bone loss in older men
    Howard A Fink
    Geriatric Research Eduction and Clinical Center, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, One Veterans Drive, Box 11G, Minneapolis, MN 55417, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 91:3908-15. 2006
    ..The clinical value of measuring testosterone and estradiol in older men with osteoporosis and of measuring bone mineral density (BMD) in older men with testosterone or estradiol deficiency is uncertain...
  5. ncbi request reprint Association between Parkinson's disease and low bone density and falls in older men: the osteoporotic fractures in men study
    Howard A Fink
    Geriatric Research Education and Clinical Center, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55417, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 53:1559-64. 2005
    ..To examine the association between Parkinson's disease (PD) and bone mineral density (BMD) and risk of falls...
  6. ncbi request reprint What proportion of incident radiographic vertebral deformities is clinically diagnosed and vice versa?
    Howard A Fink
    Geriatric Research Education and Clinical Center, VA Medical Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55417, USA
    J Bone Miner Res 20:1216-22. 2005
    ..The proportion of deformities clinically diagnosed ranged from <15% for milder deformities to nearly 30% for more severe deformities...
  7. pmc Cost-effectiveness of bone densitometry among Caucasian women and men without a prior fracture according to age and body weight
    J T Schousboe
    Park Nicollet Institute, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Osteoporos Int 24:163-77. 2013
    ..Among women aged 55-65 years and men aged 55-75 years without a prior fracture, body weight can be used to identify those for whom bone densitometry is cost-effective...
  8. doi request reprint Renal function and rate of hip bone loss in older men: the Osteoporotic Fractures in Men Study
    A Ishani
    Center for Chronic Disease Outcomes Research, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Osteoporos Int 19:1549-56. 2008
    ..Future randomized controlled trials should test whether interventions in this high risk population are effective in preventing bone loss and decreasing fracture incidence...
  9. ncbi request reprint Long-term prediction of incident hip fracture risk in elderly white women: study of osteoporotic fractures
    Brent C Taylor
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 52:1479-86. 2004
    ..To identify independent risk factors for first hip fracture over 10 years of follow-up...
  10. doi request reprint Association of Parkinson's disease with accelerated bone loss, fractures and mortality in older men: the Osteoporotic Fractures in Men (MrOS) study
    H A Fink
    Geriatric Research Education and Clinical Center, VA Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Osteoporos Int 19:1277-82. 2008
    ..1% vs. 0.4%), proportion of incident non-spine fractures (14.9% vs. 7.2%) and mortality (34.8% vs. 9.5%)...
  11. ncbi request reprint Endogenous sex steroids, weight change and rates of hip bone loss in older men: the MrOS study
    K E Ensrud
    Department of Medicine 111 0, VA Medical Center, One Veterans Drive, Minneapolis, MN 55417, USA
    Osteoporos Int 17:1329-36. 2006
    ..We hypothesized that among older men with weight loss, higher rates of bone loss at the hip would be observed in men with lower baseline bioavailable sex steroids or those with greater declines in these hormones...
  12. pmc 25-Hydroxyvitamin D levels and cognitive performance and decline in elderly men
    Y Slinin
    One Veterans Dr 111J, Minneapolis, MN 55417, USA
    Neurology 74:33-41. 2010
    ..To test the hypothesis that lower 25-hydroxyvitamin D [25(OH)D] levels are associated with a greater likelihood of cognitive impairment and risk of cognitive decline...
  13. ncbi request reprint Association between self-reported prior wrist fractures and risk of subsequent hip and radiographic vertebral fractures in older women: a prospective study
    John T Schousboe
    Section of Rheumatology, Park Nicollet Health Services, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55416, USA
    J Bone Miner Res 20:100-6. 2005
    ..Validation of such an approach would require intervention trials in patients with prior wrist fracture...
  14. ncbi request reprint Association between prior non-spine non-hip fractures or prevalent radiographic vertebral deformities known to be at least 10 years old and incident hip fracture
    John T Schousboe
    Park Nicollet Health Services, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55416, USA
    J Bone Miner Res 21:1557-64. 2006
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  15. pmc A comparison of frailty indexes for the prediction of falls, disability, fractures, and mortality in older men
    Kristine E Ensrud
    Center for Chronic Disease Outcomes Research, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55417, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 57:492-8. 2009
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  16. pmc Diet, fluid, or supplements for secondary prevention of nephrolithiasis: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized trials
    Howard A Fink
    Geriatric Research Education and Clinical Center, VA Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN 55417, USA
    Eur Urol 56:72-80. 2009
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  17. doi request reprint Treatment interventions in nursing home residents with urinary incontinence: a systematic review of randomized trials
    Howard A Fink
    Geriatric Research Education and Clinical Center, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN 55417, USA
    Mayo Clin Proc 83:1332-43. 2008
    ..To determine the efficacy and safety of treatments for nursing home residents with urinary incontinence (UI)...
  18. pmc Neurotoxin treatments for urinary incontinence in subjects with spinal cord injury or multiple sclerosis: a systematic review of effectiveness and adverse effects
    Roderick MacDonald
    Center for Chronic Disease Outcomes Research, Minneapolis Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 55417, USA
    J Spinal Cord Med 31:157-65. 2008
    ..The objective was to evaluate the effectiveness of neurotoxin treatments of urinary incontinence (UI) in individuals with spinal cord injury (SCI) or multiple sclerosis (MS)...
  19. pmc Differences in site-specific fracture risk among older women with discordant results for osteoporosis at hip and spine: study of osteoporotic fractures
    Howard A Fink
    Geriatric Research Education and Clinical Center, VA Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN 55417, USA
    J Clin Densitom 11:250-9. 2008
    ..Women osteoporotic only at spine would not have been identified from hip BMD measurement alone, and may have a sufficiently high fracture risk to warrant preventive treatment...
  20. ncbi request reprint Health-related quality of life predicts future health care utilization and mortality in veterans with self-reported physician-diagnosed arthritis: the veterans arthritis quality of life study
    Jasvinder A Singh
    Rheumatology Section, Medicine Service, VA Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN 55417, USA
    Semin Arthritis Rheum 34:755-65. 2005
    ..To investigate whether health-related quality of life (HRQOL) measures predict health care utilization and mortality in a cohort of veterans with self-reported physician-diagnosed arthritis...
  21. ncbi request reprint Prevalence, severity, and health correlates of lower urinary tract symptoms among older men: the MrOS study
    Brent C Taylor
    Center for Chronic Disease Outcomes Research, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55417, USA
    Urology 68:804-9. 2006
    ..To describe the prevalence, severity, and health correlates of lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) in older community-dwelling U.S. men...
  22. ncbi request reprint Botulinum toxin for treatment of urinary incontinence due to detrusor overactivity: a systematic review of effectiveness and adverse effects
    R Macdonald
    Minneapolis Veterans Affairs Center for Chronic Disease Outcomes Research and the Cochrane Review Group in Prostate Diseases and Urologic Cancers 111 0, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, 1 Veterans Drive, Minneapolis, MN 55417, USA
    Spinal Cord 45:535-41. 2007
    ..Systematic review...
  23. ncbi request reprint Frailty and risk of falls, fracture, and mortality in older women: the study of osteoporotic fractures
    Kristine E Ensrud
    Center for Chronic Disease Outcomes Research, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, and Department of Medicine, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55417, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 62:744-51. 2007
    ..However, the predictive validity of this phenotype for fracture outcomes and across risk subgroups is uncertain...
  24. ncbi request reprint Urinary incontinence in older community-dwelling women: the role of cognitive and physical function decline
    Alison J Huang
    Veterans Affairs Medical Center, San Francisco, and University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94121, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 109:909-16. 2007
    ..To examine the association between cognitive decline, physical function decline, and urinary incontinence in older community-dwelling women...
  25. pmc Kidney function and cognitive performance and decline in older men
    Yelena Slinin
    Center for Chronic Disease Outcomes Research, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 56:2082-8. 2008
    ..To examine the association between kidney function and cognitive impairment and decline in elderly men...
  26. ncbi request reprint Voluntary weight reduction in older men increases hip bone loss: the osteoporotic fractures in men study
    Kristine E Ensrud
    Department of Medicine 111 0, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, One Veterans Drive, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55417, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 90:1998-2004. 2005
    ..7%/yr in those with weight loss; test for trend, P < 0.001). Older men who experience weight loss have increased rates of hip bone loss, even among overweight and obese men undergoing voluntary weight reduction...
  27. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of bone densitometry followed by treatment of osteoporosis in older men
    John T Schousboe
    Rheumatology, Park Nicollet Health Services, Minneapolis, MN 55416, USA
    JAMA 298:629-37. 2007
    ..Osteoporotic fractures are common among elderly men...
  28. pmc Serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D levels and rate of hip bone loss in older men
    Kristine E Ensrud
    Center for Chronic Disease Outcomes Research, VA Medical Center, One Veterans Drive 111 0, Minneapolis, MN 55417, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 94:2773-80. 2009
    ..Vitamin D deficiency is common among older adults, but the association between 25-hydroxyvitamin D [25(OH)D] levels and rates of bone loss is uncertain...
  29. pmc A comparison of prediction models for fractures in older women: is more better?
    Kristine E Ensrud
    Department of Medicine, Minneapolis Veterans Affairs Medical Center, MN 55417, USA
    Arch Intern Med 169:2087-94. 2009
    ..However, it is uncertain whether prediction with FRAX models is superior to that based on parsimonious models...
  30. doi request reprint Comparison of 2 frailty indexes for prediction of falls, disability, fractures, and death in older women
    Kristine E Ensrud
    Center for Chronic Disease Outcomes Research, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, General Internal Medicine, Minneapolis, MN 55417, USA
    Arch Intern Med 168:382-9. 2008
    ..Frailty, as defined by the index derived from the Cardiovascular Health Study (CHS index), predicts risk of adverse outcomes in older adults. Use of this index, however, is impractical in clinical practice...
  31. ncbi request reprint Pelvic floor muscle training to improve urinary incontinence after radical prostatectomy: a systematic review of effectiveness
    Roderick MacDonald
    Minneapolis Veterans Affairs Center for Chronic Disease Outcomes Research, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, 1 Veterans Drive, Minneapolis, MN 55417, USA
    BJU Int 100:76-81. 2007
    ..To evaluate the effectiveness of pelvic floor muscle training (PFMT) for treating urinary incontinence (UI) after radical prostatectomy (RP) by reviewing evidence from randomized trials...
  32. ncbi request reprint BMD and risk of hip and nonvertebral fractures in older men: a prospective study and comparison with older women
    Steven R Cummings
    San Francisco Coordinating Center, California Pacific Medical Center Research Institute, San Francisco, California 94107, USA
    J Bone Miner Res 21:1550-6. 2006
    ..The relationship between hip BMD and hip fracture risk seemed to be stronger than observed in a large prospective study of women. Hip BMD is an excellent test for predicting fracture risk in men...
  33. pmc Diuretic use and bone mineral density in older USA men: the osteoporotic fractures in men (MrOS) study
    Lionel S Lim
    Division of Preventive and Occupational Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Age Ageing 34:504-7. 2005
  34. ncbi request reprint Alcohol use, physical performance, and functional limitations in older men
    Peggy M Cawthon
    Research Institute, California Pacific Medical Center, San Francisco, California 94107, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 55:212-20. 2007
    ..To describe associations between recent alcohol intake, physical performance, and functional limitations in older men...
  35. doi request reprint Loop diuretic use and increased rates of hip bone loss in older men: the Osteoporotic Fractures in Men Study
    Lionel S Lim
    Department of Internal Medicine, Griffin Hospital, 130 Division St, Derby, CT 06418, USA
    Arch Intern Med 168:735-40. 2008
    ..Studies examining the association between loop diuretics and bone mineral density (BMD) are lacking, particularly those involving men...
  36. ncbi request reprint Is antidepressant plus sildenafil a recipe for priapism?
    Timothy J Wilt
    University of Minnesota Medical School, Twin Cities, USA
    Postgrad Med 116:11-2. 2004
  37. ncbi request reprint Poor sleep is associated with impaired cognitive function in older women: the study of osteoporotic fractures
    Terri Blackwell
    San Francisco Coordinating Center and California Pacific Medical Center Research Institute, 185 Berry Street, Lobby 4, Suite 5700, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 61:405-10. 2006
    ..The association between objectively measured sleep and cognition among community-dwelling elderly persons remains understudied. This observational, cross-sectional analysis examined this association...
  38. ncbi request reprint Identification of vertebral fracture and non-osteoporotic short vertebral height in men: the MrOS study
    Lynne Ferrar
    Academic Unit of Bone Metabolism, University of Sheffield, United Kingdom
    J Bone Miner Res 22:1434-41. 2007
    ..Non-osteoporotic SVH may mimic VF but is excluded in ABQ. In men, this led to discordance between ABQ and other methods, but SVH was not linked to low bone density. Exclusion of SVH could reduce false positives...
  39. ncbi request reprint Alcohol intake and its relationship with bone mineral density, falls, and fracture risk in older men
    Peggy M Cawthon
    Research Institute, California Pacific Medical Center, San Francisco, California 94107, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 54:1649-57. 2006
    ..To examine the association between alcohol intake and problem drinking history and bone mineral density (BMD), falls and fracture risk...
  40. ncbi request reprint Predictors of non-spine fracture in elderly men: the MrOS study
    Cora E Lewis
    University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL 35205, USA
    J Bone Miner Res 22:211-9. 2007
    ..1 years. Six clinical risk factors predicted fracture risk independent of hip BMD: tricyclic antidepressant use, previous fracture, inability to complete a narrow walk trial, falls in previous year, age > or =80 years, and depressed mood...
  41. ncbi request reprint Women who maintain optimal cognitive function into old age
    Deborah E Barnes
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California at San Francisco, Scan Francisco, California, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 55:259-64. 2007
    ..To determine whether older women who maintain optimal cognitive function into old age differ from those who experience minor cognitive decline typically associated with normal aging...
  42. ncbi request reprint Vision impairment and combined vision and hearing impairment predict cognitive and functional decline in older women
    Michael Y Lin
    Pritzker School of Medicine, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 52:1996-2002. 2004
    ..To determine the association between vision and hearing impairment and subsequent cognitive and functional decline in community-residing older women...
  43. pmc Physical performance and risk of hip fractures in older men
    Peggy Mannen Cawthon
    Research Institute, California Pacific Medical Center, San Francisco, California 94107 1762, USA
    J Bone Miner Res 23:1037-44. 2008
    ..The repeated chair stands exam should be considered in clinical settings for evaluation of hip fracture risk. Concurrent poor performance on multiple physical function exams is associated with an increased risk of hip fractures...