Craig I Coleman

Summary

Affiliation: Hartford Hospital
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Cost-effectiveness of apixaban compared with warfarin for stroke prevention in atrial fibrillation
    Soyon Lee
    School of Pharmacy, University of Connecticut, Storrs, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e47473. 2012
  2. pmc Short-term consequences of angiographically-confirmed coronary stent thrombosis
    Christine G Kohn
    Department of Pharmacy Practice, University of Connecticut School of Pharmacy, Storrs, Connecticut, United States of America The Evidence Based Practice Center, Hartford Hospital, Hartford, Connecticut, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 8:e77330. 2013
  3. pmc Novel anticoagulants for stroke prevention in atrial fibrillation: a systematic review of cost-effectiveness models
    Brendan L Limone
    Department of Pharmacy Practice, University of Connecticut School of Pharmacy, Storrs, Connecticut, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 8:e62183. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of universal and platelet reactivity assay-driven antiplatelet therapy in acute coronary syndrome
    Craig I Coleman
    University of Connecticut School of Pharmacy, Storrs, CT, USA
    Am J Cardiol 112:355-62. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Patient satisfaction with warfarin- and non-warfarin-containing thromboprophylaxis regimens for atrial fibrillation
    Craig I Coleman
    University of Connecticut School of Pharmacy, Storrs, CT 06102 5037, USA
    J Investig Med 61:878-81. 2013
  6. pmc Impact of mobility impairment on indirect costs and health-related quality of life in multiple sclerosis
    Craig I Coleman
    Department of Pharmacy Practice, University of Connecticut School of Pharmacy, Storrs, Connecticut, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 8:e54756. 2013
  7. doi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of clopidogrel plus aspirin for stroke prevention in patients with atrial fibrillation in whom warfarin is unsuitable
    Craig I Coleman
    School of Pharmacy, University of Connecticut, Storrs, USA
    Am J Cardiol 109:1020-5. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Factors associated with 'caregiver burden' for atrial fibrillation patients
    C I Coleman
    Department of Pharmacy Practice, University of Connecticut School of Pharmacy, Storrs, CT 06102 5037, USA
    Int J Clin Pract 66:984-90. 2012
  9. ncbi request reprint Dosing frequency and medication adherence in chronic disease
    Craig I Coleman
    University of Connecticut, School of Pharmacy, 80 Seymour St, Hartford, CT 06102 5037, USA
    J Manag Care Pharm 18:527-39. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Effect of dosing frequency on chronic cardiovascular disease medication adherence
    Craig I Coleman
    University of Connecticut School of Pharmacy, Storrs, CT, USA
    Curr Med Res Opin 28:669-80. 2012

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  1. pmc Cost-effectiveness of apixaban compared with warfarin for stroke prevention in atrial fibrillation
    Soyon Lee
    School of Pharmacy, University of Connecticut, Storrs, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e47473. 2012
    ..We sought to determine the cost-effectiveness of using apixaban for stroke prevention...
  2. pmc Short-term consequences of angiographically-confirmed coronary stent thrombosis
    Christine G Kohn
    Department of Pharmacy Practice, University of Connecticut School of Pharmacy, Storrs, Connecticut, United States of America The Evidence Based Practice Center, Hartford Hospital, Hartford, Connecticut, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 8:e77330. 2013
    ..To conduct a meta-analysis to quantify the real-world incidence of in-hospital or 30-day death or myocardial infarction (MI), and angiographically-confirmed ST-related treatment costs...
  3. pmc Novel anticoagulants for stroke prevention in atrial fibrillation: a systematic review of cost-effectiveness models
    Brendan L Limone
    Department of Pharmacy Practice, University of Connecticut School of Pharmacy, Storrs, Connecticut, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 8:e62183. 2013
    ..To conduct a systematic review of economic models of newer anticoagulants for stroke prevention in atrial fibrillation (SPAF)...
  4. doi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of universal and platelet reactivity assay-driven antiplatelet therapy in acute coronary syndrome
    Craig I Coleman
    University of Connecticut School of Pharmacy, Storrs, CT, USA
    Am J Cardiol 112:355-62. 2013
    ..In conclusion, even with generic clopidogrel, PRA-driven selection of antiplatelet therapy appeared to be a cost-effective strategy with the potential to decrease the overall acute coronary syndrome-associated healthcare costs...
  5. doi request reprint Patient satisfaction with warfarin- and non-warfarin-containing thromboprophylaxis regimens for atrial fibrillation
    Craig I Coleman
    University of Connecticut School of Pharmacy, Storrs, CT 06102 5037, USA
    J Investig Med 61:878-81. 2013
    ..To compare patient-reported limitations, concerns, and burdens in those receiving and not receiving warfarin for thromboprophylaxis in atrial fibrillation (AF)...
  6. pmc Impact of mobility impairment on indirect costs and health-related quality of life in multiple sclerosis
    Craig I Coleman
    Department of Pharmacy Practice, University of Connecticut School of Pharmacy, Storrs, Connecticut, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 8:e54756. 2013
    ..87). As with indirect costs, larger decrements in utility were seen at earlier mobility impairment stages. These results suggest that mobility impairment may contribute to increases in indirect costs and declines in HRQoL in MS patients...
  7. doi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of clopidogrel plus aspirin for stroke prevention in patients with atrial fibrillation in whom warfarin is unsuitable
    Craig I Coleman
    School of Pharmacy, University of Connecticut, Storrs, USA
    Am J Cardiol 109:1020-5. 2012
    ..In conclusion, clopidogrel plus aspirin appears cost-effective compared to aspirin alone for stroke prevention in patients with AF with a CHADS(2) of ≥2 and a lower risk of bleeding...
  8. doi request reprint Factors associated with 'caregiver burden' for atrial fibrillation patients
    C I Coleman
    Department of Pharmacy Practice, University of Connecticut School of Pharmacy, Storrs, CT 06102 5037, USA
    Int J Clin Pract 66:984-90. 2012
    ..The burden on caregivers providing support to atrial fibrillation (AF) patients has not been evaluated...
  9. ncbi request reprint Dosing frequency and medication adherence in chronic disease
    Craig I Coleman
    University of Connecticut, School of Pharmacy, 80 Seymour St, Hartford, CT 06102 5037, USA
    J Manag Care Pharm 18:527-39. 2012
    ....
  10. doi request reprint Effect of dosing frequency on chronic cardiovascular disease medication adherence
    Craig I Coleman
    University of Connecticut School of Pharmacy, Storrs, CT, USA
    Curr Med Res Opin 28:669-80. 2012
    ..Many cardiovascular diseases (CVDs) require patients to take one or more long term medications, often administered multiple times a day. We sought to determine the effect of chronic CVD medication dosing frequency on medication adherence...
  11. doi request reprint Minimally important clinical difference of the Timed 25-Foot Walk Test: results from a randomized controlled trial in patients with multiple sclerosis
    Craig I Coleman
    University of Connecticut School of Pharmacy, Storrs, CT 06102 5037, USA
    Curr Med Res Opin 28:49-56. 2012
    ..Analyses were undertaken to estimate the minimally important clinical difference (MICD) in walking speed as measured by the T25FW in patients with MS...
  12. pmc Predictors of warfarin use in atrial fibrillation in the United States: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Victoria L Baczek
    Department of Pharmacy Practice, University of Connecticut School of Pharmacy, 69 North Eagleville Road, Storrs, CT 06268, USA
    BMC Fam Pract 13:5. 2012
    ..The aim of this meta-analysis was to evaluate the association between prescriber and/or patient characteristics and subsequent prescription of warfarin for stroke prevention in patients with atrial fibrillation (AF)...
  13. doi request reprint Differing effect of statins on insulin sensitivity in non-diabetics: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    William L Baker
    University of Connecticut School of Pharmacy, Storrs, CT, USA
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 87:98-107. 2010
    ..To determine whether individual statins had differing effects on insulin sensitivity (IS) in patients without pre-existing diabetes mellitus...
  14. ncbi request reprint Comparative safety and efficacy of urokinase and recombinant tissue plasminogen activator for peripheral arterial occlusion: a meta-analysis
    Stephen Sander
    Department of Pharmacy Practice, University of Connecticut School of Pharmacy, Storrs, Connecticut, USA
    Pharmacotherapy 26:51-60. 2006
    ..To evaluate differences in the efficacy and safety of recombinant tissue plasminogen activator (rt-PA) and urokinase in the treatment of peripheral arterial occlusion...
  15. doi request reprint Effect of pharmacological therapies for stroke prevention on major gastrointestinal bleeding in patients with atrial fibrillation
    C I Coleman
    University of Connecticut School of Pharmacy, Storrs, CT, USA
    Int J Clin Pract 66:53-63. 2012
    ..Dual therapy resulting from the addition of an antiplatelet agent was typically associated with further increased odds of MGIB compared with monotherapy...
  16. ncbi request reprint Impact of epicardial anterior fat pad retention on postcardiothoracic surgery atrial fibrillation incidence: the AFIST-III Study
    C Michael White
    Division of Cardiology, Hartford Hospital, Hartford, Connecticut 06102 5037, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 49:298-303. 2007
    ..We conducted a randomized, blinded, controlled study evaluating the impact of anterior fat pad (AFP) maintenance on postoperative atrial fibrillation (POAF) incidence...
  17. ncbi request reprint Impact of amiodarone on the ability of anterior fat pad retention to prevent postcoronary arterial bypass grafting atrial fibrillation incidence: a substudy of the AFIST III (Atrial Fibrillation Suppression Trial III)
    Craig I Coleman
    Hartford Hospital Division of Cardiology, Hartford, Connecticut 06102 5037, USA
    Expert Opin Pharmacother 9:7-13. 2008
    ..In order to examine the inter-relationship between amiodarone with AFP retention on POAF, we performed a planned subgroup analysis of AFIST III...
  18. doi request reprint Preoperative statins for the prevention of atrial fibrillation after cardiothoracic surgery
    Kirkeith Lertsburapa
    Henry Low Heart Center, Hartford Hospital, Hartford, Conn, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 135:405-11. 2008
    ....
  19. doi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of apixaban compared with aspirin for stroke prevention in atrial fibrillation among patients unsuitable for warfarin
    Soyon Lee
    University of Connecticut School of Pharmacy, Storrs, CT, USA
    Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes 5:472-9. 2012
    ..Compared with aspirin, apixaban reduces stroke risk in atrial fibrillation (AF) patients unsuitable for warfarin by 63% but does not increase major bleeding. We sought to determine the cost-effectiveness of apixaban versus aspirin...
  20. ncbi request reprint Impact of gender on statin efficacy
    Krista M Dale
    University of Connecticut School of Pharmacy, Storrs, CT, USA
    Curr Med Res Opin 23:565-74. 2007
    ..To determine the impact of statin therapy on the combined endpoint of cardiovascular events in women and men separately...
  21. doi request reprint Evaluation of the Charlson comorbidity index to predict early mortality in implantable cardioverter defibrillator patients
    Sanjeev P Bhavnani
    Division of Cardiology, Section of Heart Rhythm Management and the Evidence Based Practice Center, Hartford Hospital, Hartford CT, USA
    Ann Noninvasive Electrocardiol 18:379-88. 2013
    ..We sought to evaluate the association of the Charlson comorbidity index (CCI) on the prediction of early mortality (EM), death <1 year after ICD implant...
  22. pmc Association between CHADS₂risk factors and anticoagulation-related bleeding: a systematic literature review
    Wendy T Chen
    University of Connecticut School of Pharmacy, Storrs, CT, USA
    Mayo Clin Proc 86:509-21. 2011
    ....
  23. ncbi request reprint Impact of prophylactic amiodarone on length of hospital stay, stroke, and atrial fibrillation after cardiothoracic surgery
    Kristen A Perkerson
    School of Pharmacy, University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut, USA
    Pharmacotherapy 25:320-4. 2005
    ..To evaluate the effect of prophylactic amiodarone on length of stay (LOS), postoperative stroke, and postoperative atrial fibrillation (POAF)...
  24. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of amiodarone for prophylaxis of atrial fibrillation after cardiothoracic surgery
    Effie L Gillespie
    University of Connecticut School of Pharmacy, Storrs, Connecticut, USA
    Pharmacotherapy 26:499-504. 2006
    ..To determine whether prophylactic amiodarone, dosed according to Atrial Fibrillation Suppression Trial (AFIST) I and II regimens, is a cost-effective strategy for prevention of postoperative atrial fibrillation...
  25. ncbi request reprint Effect of prophylactic amiodarone on clinical and economic outcomes after cardiothoracic surgery: a meta-analysis
    Effie L Gillespie
    Department of Pharmacy Practice, School of Pharmacy, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT, USA
    Ann Pharmacother 39:1409-15. 2005
    ....
  26. doi request reprint Use of preoperative CHA2 DS2 -VASc score to predict the risk of atrial fibrillation after cardiothoracic surgery: a nested case-control study from the Atrial Fibrillation Suppression Trials (AFIST) I, II, and III
    William L Baker
    School of Pharmacy and Medicine, University of Connecticut, Hartford Hospital, Hartford, CT, USA
    Pharmacotherapy 33:489-95. 2013
    ..To evaluate whether the preoperative CHA2 DS2 -VASc score predicts the risk of atrial fibrillation (AF) after cardiothoracic surgery (CTS)...
  27. doi request reprint Effect of ascorbic acid on inflammatory markers after cardiothoracic surgery
    Jennifer A Colby
    Hartford Hospital, CT 06102, USA
    Am J Health Syst Pharm 68:1632-9. 2011
    ..The effect of ascorbic acid on inflammatory markers after cardiothoracic surgery (CTS) was studied...
  28. ncbi request reprint Comparative effectiveness of low-molecular-weight heparins versus other anticoagulants in major orthopedic surgery: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Diana M Sobieraj
    University of Connecticut Hartford Hospital Evidence Based Practice Center, Hartford, Connecticut 06102 5037, USA
    Pharmacotherapy 32:799-808. 2012
    ..To evaluate the comparative efficacy and safety of low-molecular-weight heparins (LMWHs) versus other anticoagulants as venous thromboembolism prophylaxis in major orthopedic surgery...
  29. ncbi request reprint Intravenous magnesium sulfate enhances the ability of dofetilide to successfully cardiovert atrial fibrillation or flutter: results of the Dofetilide and Intravenous Magnesium Evaluation
    Craig I Coleman
    University of Connecticut School of Pharmacy, Storrs, CT, USA
    Europace 11:892-5. 2009
    ..Whether or not intravenous magnesium has the same effect on dofetilide's ability to chemically cardiovert patients from AF/AFL to NSR is not known...
  30. doi request reprint Comparative effectiveness of combined pharmacologic and mechanical thromboprophylaxis versus either method alone in major orthopedic surgery: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Diana M Sobieraj
    University of Connecticut Hartford Hospital Evidence Based Practice Center, Hartford, CT06102 5037, USA
    Pharmacotherapy 33:275-83. 2013
    ..To evaluate the comparative efficacy and safety of combination pharmacologic and mechanical venous thromboembolism (VTE) prophylaxis versus either method alone in major orthopedic surgery...
  31. doi request reprint Association between statin use and mortality in patients with implantable cardioverter-defibrillators and left ventricular systolic dysfunction
    Craig I Coleman
    Division of Cardiology, Hartford Hospital, and University of Connecticut Schools of Pharmacy and Medicine, Storrs and Farmington, Connecticut 06102 5037, USA
    Heart Rhythm 5:507-10. 2008
    ..While the studies generally agreed on the survival effects, they disagreed on the magnitude of the mortality benefit and on the effect on VT/VF...
  32. doi request reprint Prolonged versus standard-duration venous thromboprophylaxis in major orthopedic surgery: a systematic review
    Diana M Sobieraj
    Department of Pharmacy, Hartford Hospital, 80 Seymour Street, Hartford, CT 06102, USA
    Ann Intern Med 156:720-7. 2012
    ..The optimal duration of thromboprophylaxis after major orthopedic surgery is unclear...
  33. doi request reprint Effect of magnesium L-lactate on blood pressure in patients with an implantable cardioverter defibrillator
    William L Baker
    Evidence Based Practice Center, Hartford, CT, USA
    Ann Pharmacother 43:569-76. 2009
    ..Previous studies have evaluated the impact of oral magnesium on blood pressure; however, they used magnesium salts with low bioavailability, had methodological issues, and showed differing results...
  34. doi request reprint Effect of statins on atrial fibrillation after cardiac surgery: a duration- and dose-response meta-analysis
    Wendy T Chen
    University of Connecticut School of Pharmacy, Storrs, Conn 06102 5037, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 140:364-72. 2010
    ..This meta-analysis of randomized, controlled trials evaluated effects of statins on postoperative atrial fibrillation risk after cardiac surgery...
  35. ncbi request reprint Economic analysis of intravenous plus oral amiodarone, atrial septal pacing, and both strategies to prevent atrial fibrillation after open heart surgery
    Prabashni Reddy
    School of Pharmacy, University of Connecticut, Storrs, USA
    Pharmacotherapy 24:1013-9. 2004
    ..Secondary objectives were to compare the cost-effectiveness of amiodarone versus no amiodarone and of pacing versus no pacing, and to compare hospitalization costs of the various strategies...
  36. ncbi request reprint A hospital perspective on the cost-effectiveness of beta-blockade for prophylaxis of atrial fibrillation after cardiothoracic surgery
    Effie L Gillespie
    University of Connecticut School of Pharmacy, Storrs, Connecticut 06102 5037, USA
    Clin Ther 27:1963-9. 2005
    ..However, beta-blockade's impact on the hospital length of stay (LOS) and other economic end points has not been adequately assessed...
  37. ncbi request reprint Intravenous magnesium sulfate enhances the ability of intravenous ibutilide to successfully convert atrial fibrillation or flutter
    Alix J Tercius
    University of Connecticut Schools of Medicine, Farmington, CT, USA
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 30:1331-5. 2007
    ....
  38. ncbi request reprint The prognostic impact of shocks for clinical and induced arrhythmias on morbidity and mortality among patients with implantable cardioverter-defibrillators
    Sanjeev P Bhavnani
    Department of Cardiology, Evidence Based Practice Center, Hartford Hospital, Hartford, Connecticut 06102 5037, USA
    Heart Rhythm 7:755-60. 2010
    ....
  39. doi request reprint Systematic review: comparative effectiveness of angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors or angiotensin II-receptor blockers for ischemic heart disease
    William L Baker
    University of Connecticut Hartford Hospital Evidence Based Practice Center, 80 Seymour Street, Hartford, CT 06102, USA
    Ann Intern Med 151:861-71. 2009
    ..Patients with ischemic heart disease and preserved ventricular function experience considerable morbidity and mortality despite standard medical therapy...
  40. doi request reprint Recombinant human growth hormone in the treatment of patients with cystic fibrosis
    Olivia J Phung
    University of Connecticut Hartford Hospital Evidence Based Practice Center, Hartford, CT 06102 5037, USA
    Pediatrics 126:e1211-26. 2010
    ..Recombinant human growth hormone (rhGH) improves growth in patients with growth hormone deficiency or idiopathic short stature. Its role in patients with cystic fibrosis (CF) is unclear...
  41. ncbi request reprint Impact of prophylactic postoperative beta-blockade on post-cardiothoracic surgery length of stay and atrial fibrillation
    Craig I Coleman
    School of Pharmacy, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT, USA
    Ann Pharmacother 38:2012-6. 2004
    ..A meta-analysis of 2 previous trials showed a nonsignificant reduction in LOS with postoperative beta-blockers but only encompassed 1200 patients, with few valve surgery patients, and neither study used a hospital within the US...
  42. doi request reprint Outcomes of perioperative beta-blockade in patients undergoing noncardiac surgery: a meta-analysis
    Ripple Talati
    Hartford Hospital and University of Connecticut, Hartford, CT, USA
    Ann Pharmacother 43:1181-8. 2009
    ..However, most studies did not have adequate sample size and statistical power and were therefore underpowered to adequately evaluate these endpoints...
  43. ncbi request reprint The relationship between statin use and atrial fibrillation
    Aarti A Patel
    University of Connecticut School of Pharmacy, Storrs, CT, USA
    Curr Med Res Opin 23:1177-85. 2007
    ..To investigate the relationship between statin therapy and the development of new-onset, recurrent, and postoperative atrial fibrillation (AF)...
  44. ncbi request reprint Effect of perioperative corticosteroid use on the incidence of postcardiothoracic surgery atrial fibrillation and length of stay
    William L Baker
    University of Connecticut School of Pharmacy, Storrs, Connecticut, USA
    Heart Rhythm 4:461-8. 2007
    ..Corticosteroids have been traditionally used to reduce inflammation, and when administered perioperatively, they may decrease the incidence of atrial fibrillation...
  45. ncbi request reprint Pharmacologic treatments for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a mixed-treatment comparison meta-analysis
    William L Baker
    Hartford Hospital Drug Information Center, Hartford, Connecticut 06102 5037, USA
    Pharmacotherapy 29:891-905. 2009
    ..To assess the comparative efficacy of pharmacologic agents for the maintenance treatment of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)...
  46. ncbi request reprint An evaluation of the impact of oral magnesium lactate on the corrected QT interval of patients receiving sotalol or dofetilide to prevent atrial or ventricular tachyarrhythmia recurrence
    Brian F McBride
    School of Pharmacy, University of Connecticut, Storrs, USA
    Ann Noninvasive Electrocardiol 11:163-9. 2006
    ..This study was undertaken to evaluate the impact of oral magnesium on the QTc interval and whether an inherent intracellular magnesium deficiency exists among patients with arrhythmias...
  47. ncbi request reprint Impact of Hispanic ethnicity on the likelihood of developing postoperative atrial fibrillation
    Kristen A Gryskiewicz
    University of Connecticut School of Pharmacy, Hartford, USA
    Conn Med 70:77-9. 2006
    ..This study did not evaluate whether the decreased incidence in AF was attributable to differing ethnicity (Hispanic vs Caucasian) or to another cause...
  48. ncbi request reprint Association between statin therapy and reductions in atrial fibrillation or flutter and inappropriate shock therapy
    Sanjeev P Bhavnani
    Division of Cardiology, Hartford Hospital, 80 Seymour Street, Hartford, CT 06102 5037, USA
    Europace 10:854-9. 2008
    ..We sought to determine if statin therapy could reduce the occurrence of AF/AFL with rapid ventricular rates with and without inappropriate shock therapy among a large heterogeneous ICD cohort...
  49. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of rivaroxaban compared to warfarin for stroke prevention in atrial fibrillation
    Soyon Lee
    University of Connecticut School of Pharmacy, Storrs, CT, USA
    Am J Cardiol 110:845-51. 2012
    ..In conclusion, this Markov model suggests that rivaroxaban therapy may be a cost-effective alternative to adjusted-dose warfarin for stroke prevention in AF...
  50. ncbi request reprint The effect of adding plant sterols or stanols to statin therapy in hypercholesterolemic patients: systematic review and meta-analysis
    Jennifer M Scholle
    University of Connecticut School of Pharmacy, and Director, Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Studies Group, Hartford Hospital, 80 Seymour Street, Hartford, CT 06102 5037, USA
    J Am Coll Nutr 28:517-24. 2009
    ..To characterize the effect of plant sterols/stanols on serum lipids in hypercholesterolemic patients on concurrent statin therapy, we conducted a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials...
  51. ncbi request reprint Thiazolidinedione use and post-operative atrial fibrillation: a US nested case-control study
    Moise W Anglade
    University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Hartford, CT, USA
    Curr Med Res Opin 23:2849-55. 2007
    ....
  52. doi request reprint Efficacy and safety of innovator versus generic drugs in patients with epilepsy: a systematic review
    Ripple Talati
    University of Connecticut Hartford Hospital, Evidence Based Practice Center, Hartford, Connecticut 06102 5037, USA
    Pharmacotherapy 32:314-22. 2012
    ....
  53. doi request reprint The comparative efficacy of plant sterols and stanols on serum lipids: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Ripple Talati
    University of Connecticut Hartford Hospital Evidence Based Practice Center, Hartford, CT, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 110:719-26. 2010
    ..Plant sterols have a higher degree of absorption than plant stanols, suggesting differential efficacy between the two...
  54. doi request reprint Pharmacologic treatment of advanced Parkinson's disease: a meta-analysis of COMT inhibitors and MAO-B inhibitors
    Ripple Talati
    The University of Connecticut, School of Pharmacy, Storrs, CT 06102 5037, USA
    Parkinsonism Relat Disord 15:500-5. 2009
    ....
  55. doi request reprint The association among blood transfusions, white blood cell count, and the frequency of post-cardiothoracic surgery atrial fibrillation: a nested cohort study from the Atrial Fibrillation Suppression Trials I, II, and III
    Nitesh Sood
    Division of Cardiology, Hartford Hospital, Hartford, CT 06102, USA
    J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth 23:22-7. 2009
    ..To evaluate the impact of postoperative red blood cell transfusions and white blood cell (WBC) counts on post-cardiothoracic surgery atrial fibrillation...
  56. ncbi request reprint Evaluating the safety implications of aprotinin use: the Retrospective Evaluation of Aprotinin in Cardio Thoracic Surgery (REACTS)
    Craig I Coleman
    Division of Cardiology, Hartford Hospital, Hartford, Conn 06102 5037, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 133:1547-52. 2007
    ....
  57. pmc The effects of barley-derived soluble fiber on serum lipids
    Ripple Talati
    University of Connecticut School of Pharmacy, Storrs, Connecticut, USA
    Ann Fam Med 7:157-63. 2009
    ..We wanted to determine the association between consumption of barley and changes in plasma lipids in healthy and hypercholesterolemic men and women...
  58. ncbi request reprint Prognostic impact of thyroid stimulating hormone levels in patients with cardiomyopathy
    Talhat Azemi
    Hartford Hospital, Hartford, USA
    Conn Med 77:409-15. 2013
    ..Effect of TSH abnormalities on mortality and implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICD) behavior in patients with cardiomyopathy has not been investigated...
  59. pmc Systematic review: comparative effectiveness of adjunctive devices in patients with ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention of native vessels
    Diana M Sobieraj
    University of Connecticut Hartford Hospital Evidence Based Practice Center, Hartford, CT, USA
    BMC Cardiovasc Disord 11:74. 2011
    ....
  60. ncbi request reprint The impact of coenzyme Q10 on systolic function in patients with chronic heart failure
    Stephen Sander
    University of Connecticut School of Pharmacy, Storrs, Connecticut 06269, USA
    J Card Fail 12:464-72. 2006
    ..We conducted a meta-analysis of these trials to evaluate the impact of CoQ10 therapy on ejection fraction and cardiac output...
  61. ncbi request reprint Effect of aprotinin on the frequency of postoperative atrial fibrillation or flutter
    Effie L Gillespie
    School of Pharmacy, University of Connecticut UC, Storrs, USA
    Am J Health Syst Pharm 62:1370-4. 2005
    ..The relationship between adding aprotinin to standard care and the frequency of postoperative atrial fibrillation or flutter (POAF) in patients undergoing cardiothoracic surgery (CTS) with cardiopulmonary bypass (CPB) was studied...
  62. ncbi request reprint Impact of statin dosing intensity on transaminase and creatine kinase
    Krista M Dale
    The University of Connecticut Schools of Pharmacy, Hartford, Conn 06102 5037, USA
    Am J Med 120:706-12. 2007
    ..We performed a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials comparing higher versus lower intensity therapy on liver and muscle safety...
  63. doi request reprint The effect of plant sterols or stanols on lipid parameters in patients with type 2 diabetes: a meta-analysis
    William L Baker
    The Evidence Based Practice Center, Hartford Hospital, Hartford, CT 06102 5037, United States
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 84:e33-7. 2009
    ..Upon meta-analysis, plant sterols/stanols significantly reduced total and LDL cholesterol, with a trend towards improvement in HDL. No beneficial effect on triglycerides was apparent...
  64. doi request reprint Improved glucose control associated with i.v. chromium administration in two patients receiving enteral nutrition
    Olivia J Phung
    University of Connecticut UC Hartford Hospital HH Evidence Based Practice Center, Hartford, CT 06102 5037, USA
    Am J Health Syst Pharm 67:535-41. 2010
    ..The effect of i.v. chromium administration on glucose control in two patients receiving enteral nutrition is described...
  65. ncbi request reprint Safety of amiodarone in the prevention of postoperative atrial fibrillation: a meta-analysis
    Aarti A Patel
    Department of Pharmacy Practice, School of Pharmacy, University of Connecticut UC, Storrs, CT, USA
    Am J Health Syst Pharm 63:829-37. 2006
    ..A meta-analysis was conducted to assess the safety of amiodarone in the prevention of postoperative atrial fibrillation...
  66. ncbi request reprint Effect of angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors or angiotensin receptor blockers on the frequency of post-cardiothoracic surgery atrial fibrillation
    Craig I Coleman
    School of Pharmacy, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT, USA
    Ann Pharmacother 41:433-7. 2007
    ..However, the ability of ACE inhibitors or ARBs to prevent post-cardiothoracic surgery (CTS) atrial fibrillation, when used postoperatively, has yet to be evaluated...
  67. ncbi request reprint Effects of garlic on blood pressure in patients with and without systolic hypertension: a meta-analysis
    Kurt M Reinhart
    Cardiovascular Outcomes, Hartford Hospital, Hartford, CT, USA
    Ann Pharmacother 42:1766-71. 2008
    ..Garlic has been suggested to lower blood pressure; however, studies evaluating this parameter have provided conflicting results...
  68. ncbi request reprint The impact of antiplatelet and anticoagulant therapies on gastrointestinal symptoms in patients with atrial fibrillation: a systematic review
    Diana M Sobieraj
    School of Pharmacy, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT, USA
    Ann Pharmacother 46:1220-31. 2012
    ..Patients with atrial fibrillation (AF) may be susceptible to gastrointestinal (GI) effects of medications used for thromboprophylaxis...
  69. ncbi request reprint Model of effect of magnesium prophylaxis on frequency of torsades de pointes in ibutilide-treated patients
    Craig I Coleman
    University of Connecticut School of Pharmacy, Storrs, USA
    Am J Health Syst Pharm 61:685-8. 2004
  70. ncbi request reprint Preoperative statins and infectious complications following cardiac surgery
    Craig I Coleman
    Division of Cardiology, Hartford Hospital, Hartford, CT 06102, USA
    Curr Med Res Opin 23:1783-90. 2007
    ..However, the effect of statins on post-cardiac surgery infection has not been adequately evaluated. Therefore we sought to determine whether preoperative statin use resulted in a reduction in infection following cardiac surgery...
  71. ncbi request reprint Cost effectiveness of ibutilide with prophylactic magnesium in the treatment of atrial fibrillation
    Craig I Coleman
    Department of Drug Information, Hartford Hospital, Hartford, Connecticut, USA
    Pharmacoeconomics 22:877-83. 2004
    ....
  72. doi request reprint A meta-analysis evaluating the impact of chitosan on serum lipids in hypercholesterolemic patients
    William L Baker
    University of Connecticut School of Pharmacy, Storrs, CT, USA
    Ann Nutr Metab 55:368-74. 2009
    ..To better characterize the impact of chitosan on serum lipids in hypercholesterolemic patients, we performed a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials...
  73. ncbi request reprint Use of N-acetylcysteine to reduce post-cardiothoracic surgery complications: a meta-analysis
    William L Baker
    University of Connecticut School of Pharmacy, Storrs, CT, USA
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 35:521-7. 2009
    ..Currently, the most compelling data for using NAC in CTS patients is in post-CTS AF prevention. However, additional, larger randomized controlled trials evaluating this and other postoperative complication endpoints are needed...
  74. doi request reprint Effect of non-ergot dopamine agonists on health-related quality of life of patients with restless legs syndrome
    Ripple Talati
    Department of Drug Information, Hartford Hospital, Hartford, CT, USA
    Ann Pharmacother 43:813-21. 2009
    ..While the efficacy and safety of these drugs have been widely studied, their effect on patients' health-related quality of life (HRQoL) has not been fully elucidated...
  75. doi request reprint Effect of noninsulin antidiabetic drugs added to metformin therapy on glycemic control, weight gain, and hypoglycemia in type 2 diabetes
    Olivia J Phung
    University of Connecticut School of Pharmacy, Storrs, and Drug Information Center, Hartford Hospital, Hartford, Connecticut 06102 5037, USA
    JAMA 303:1410-8. 2010
    ..Metformin is the recommended initial drug therapy for patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM). However, the optimal second-line drug when metformin monotherapy fails is unclear...
  76. doi request reprint Almonds have a neutral effect on serum lipid profiles: a meta-analysis of randomized trials
    Olivia J Phung
    University of Connecticut, Hartford Hospital Evidence Based Practice Center, Hartford, CT 06102 5037, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 109:865-73. 2009
    ..Such studies might focus specifically on whether the efficacy of almonds as a lipid modulator varies by dose or comorbidity...
  77. ncbi request reprint The use of protamine after radiofrequency catheter ablation: a pilot study
    Aarti A Patel
    Division of Cardiology, Hartford Hospital, Hartford, CT 06102, USA
    J Interv Card Electrophysiol 18:155-8. 2007
    ..Evaluate the effect of administering intravenous protamine immediately post-radiofrequency catheter ablation (RFCA) on thrombotic and bleeding complications in heparinized patients...
  78. doi request reprint The effect of metformin on anthropometrics and insulin resistance in patients receiving atypical antipsychotic agents: a meta-analysis
    Megan Ehret
    University of Connecticut School of Pharmacy, Storrs, Connecticut, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 71:1286-92. 2010
    ..While metformin has been shown to attenuate weight gain and insulin resistance, not all studies have shown a benefit in the reduction of antipsychotic-induced weight gain and insulin resistance...
  79. ncbi request reprint Effect of cinnamon on glucose control and lipid parameters
    William L Baker
    Department of Pharmacy Practice, School of Pharmacy, University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut, USA
    Diabetes Care 31:41-3. 2008
    ..To perform a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials of cinnamon to better characterize its impact on glucose and plasma lipids...
  80. ncbi request reprint Effect of preoperative angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitor or angiotensin receptor blocker use on the frequency of atrial fibrillation after cardiac surgery: a cohort study from the atrial fibrillation suppression trials II and III
    C Michael White
    University of Connecticut School of Pharmacy, Storrs, CT, USA
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 31:817-20. 2007
    ..Objective: To evaluate the impact of preoperative ACEI or ARB use on the incidence of POAF after cardiac surgery...
  81. doi request reprint Dopamine agonists in the treatment of early Parkinson's disease: a meta-analysis
    William L Baker
    School of Pharmacy, University of Connecticut, CT, USA
    Parkinsonism Relat Disord 15:287-94. 2009
    ....
  82. doi request reprint Green tea catechins decrease total and low-density lipoprotein cholesterol: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Amie Kim
    University of Connecticut School of Pharmacy, Hartford, CT, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 111:1720-9. 2011
    ..73 to 8.73) levels. The consumption of GTCs is associated with a statistically significant reduction in total and LDL cholesterol levels; however, there was no significant effect on HDL cholesterol or triglyceride levels...
  83. ncbi request reprint Impact of intravenous magnesium on post-cardiothoracic surgery atrial fibrillation and length of hospital stay: a meta-analysis
    Nickole N Henyan
    Department of Pharmacy Practice, University of Connecticut, Hartford, Connecticut, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 80:2402-6. 2005
    ..Administering lower doses and initiating prophylaxis in the preoperative period achieved the greatest reduction in postoperative atrial fibrillation...
  84. doi request reprint Antihypertensive medication and their impact on cancer incidence: a mixed treatment comparison meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials
    Craig I Coleman
    University of Connecticut, School of Pharmacy, Hartford, Connecticut 06102 5037, USA
    J Hypertens 26:622-9. 2008
    ..The aim of this article is to determine the association between commonly used antihypertensive agents and the incidence of cancer...
  85. ncbi request reprint Effect of glucomannan on plasma lipid and glucose concentrations, body weight, and blood pressure: systematic review and meta-analysis
    Nitesh Sood
    University of Connecticut Schools of Medicine and Drug Information, Hartford Hospital, Hartford, CT 06102 5037, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 88:1167-75. 2008
    ..Several clinical trials have investigated the impact of glucomannan on plasma lipids, body weight, fasting blood glucose (FBG), and blood pressure (BP), but have yielded conflicting results and had only modest sample sizes...
  86. ncbi request reprint Statins and cancer risk: a meta-analysis
    Krista M Dale
    University of Connecticut School of Pharmacy, Storrs, Conn, USA
    JAMA 295:74-80. 2006
    ..Statins are cholesterol-lowering drugs that have been proven in randomized controlled trials to prevent cardiac events. Recent retrospective analyses have suggested that statins also prevent cancer...
  87. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of statin monotherapy and combination therapy with ezetimibe
    Kristen A Perkerson
    University of Connecticut School of Pharmacy, Storrs, USA
    Conn Med 69:19-22. 2005
  88. ncbi request reprint The impact of garlic on lipid parameters: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Kurt M Reinhart
    Department of Pharmacy Practice, University of Connecticut School of Pharmacy, Storrs, CT, USA
    Nutr Res Rev 22:39-48. 2009
    ..Future studies should be conducted evaluating the impact of adjunctive garlic therapy with fibrates or statins on TAG concentrations...
  89. doi request reprint Effect of green tea catechins with or without caffeine on anthropometric measures: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Olivia J Phung
    University of Connecticut School of Pharmacy, Storrs, CT, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 91:73-81. 2010
    ..Green tea catechins (GTCs) with or without caffeine have been studied in randomized controlled trials (RCTs) for their effect on anthropometric measures and have yielded conflicting results...
  90. doi request reprint A clinician's perspective on rating the strength of evidence in a systematic review
    Craig I Coleman
    Health Outcomes, Policy, and Economics HOPE Collaborative Group, University of Connecticut and Hartford Hospital, Hartford, Connecticut, USA
    Pharmacotherapy 29:1017-29. 2009
    ....
  91. doi request reprint Benefits and risks of adjunctive inhaled corticosteroids in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a meta-analysis
    Diana M Sobieraj
    University of Connecticut School of Pharmacy, Storrs, Connecticut, USA
    Clin Ther 30:1416-25. 2008
    ....
  92. ncbi request reprint The impact of ACE inhibitors or angiotensin II type 1 receptor blockers on the development of new-onset type 2 diabetes
    Effie L Gillespie
    School of Pharmacy, University of Connecticut, Storrs, USA
    Diabetes Care 28:2261-6. 2005
    ..Patients who utilize either an ACE inhibitor (ACEI) or angiotensin receptor blocker (ARB) may experience a decreased incidence of new-onset type 2 diabetes...
  93. ncbi request reprint The role of soluble fiber in the management of patients with hypercholesterolemia: a review of the literature
    William L Baker
    Evidence Based Practice Center, Hartford Hospital, USA
    Conn Med 72:465-8. 2008
  94. ncbi request reprint Indicators of atrial fibrillation risk in cardiac surgery patients on prophylactic amiodarone
    James S Kalus
    College of Medicine, University of Connecticut, Hartford Hospital Department of Pharmacy, 06102, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 77:1288-92. 2004
    ....
  95. ncbi request reprint US prevalence of upper gastrointestinal symptoms: a systematic literature review
    Diana M Sobieraj
    Hartford Hospital, Hartford, CT, USA
    Am J Manag Care 17:e449-58. 2011
    ..To quantify the prevalence of dyspeptic and gastroesophageal symptoms and peptic ulcer disease (PUD) in the United States and to identify factors affecting their prevalence...
  96. doi request reprint Feverfew for migraine prophylaxis: a systematic review
    Elisa Saranitzky
    University of Connecticut, School of Pharmacy, Storrs, Connecticut, USA
    J Diet Suppl 6:91-103. 2009
    ..Pharmacologically, there is some potential for concern with long-term dosing given its cyclooxygenase-2 inhibiting effects and longer-term studies will be needed to ameliorate these concerns in coronary disease patients...
  97. doi request reprint Impact of inappropriate antibiotic therapy on mortality in patients with ventilator-associated pneumonia and blood stream infection: a meta-analysis
    Effie L Kuti
    University of Connecticut School of Pharmacy, Storrs, CT, USA
    J Crit Care 23:91-100. 2008
    ....
  98. pmc Effect of nonergot dopamine agonists on symptoms of restless legs syndrome
    William L Baker
    University of Connecticut School of Pharmacy, Storrs, Connecticut, USA
    Ann Fam Med 6:253-62. 2008
    ..We performed a meta-analysis of randomized placebo-controlled trials of nonergot dopamine agonists (NEDAs) for the treatment of restless legs syndrome...
  99. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of echinacea for the prevention and treatment of the common cold: a meta-analysis
    Sachin A Shah
    University of Connecticut School of Pharmacy, Storrs, CT, USA
    Lancet Infect Dis 7:473-80. 2007
    ..Published evidence supports echinacea's benefit in decreasing the incidence and duration of the common cold...