C M White

Summary

Affiliation: Hartford Hospital
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Comparative effectiveness of renin-angiotensin system inhibitors in hypertension
    C Michael White
    University of Connecticut School of Pharmacy, 80 Seymour Street, Hartford, CT 06102 5037, USA
    J Comp Eff Res 1:125-7. 2012
  2. ncbi request reprint Pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic thromboprophylactic strategies in atrial fibrillation
    Tawkiful Alam
    Division of Cardiology, Hartford Hospital, Hartford, CT, USA
    J Comp Eff Res 1:225-39. 2012
  3. 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
  4. ncbi request reprint Delivery of esomeprazole magnesium enteric-coated pellets through small caliber and standard nasogastric tubes and gastrostomy tubes in vitro
    C Michael White
    School of Pharmacy, University of Connecticut UC, Storrs, USA
    Am J Health Syst Pharm 59:2085-8. 2002
  5. ncbi request reprint Is dronedarone effective for the prevention of recurrent atrial fibrillation?
    C Michael White
    University of Connecticut, Hartford Hospital, Hartford, CT 06102 5037, USA
    Nat Clin Pract Cardiovasc Med 5:136-7. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Summary of AHRQ's comparative effectiveness review of angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors or angiotensin II receptor blockers added to standard medical therapy for treating stable ischemic heart disease
    C Michael White
    University of Connecticut School of Pharmacy, School of Pharmacy, Storrs, CT, USA
    J Manag Care Pharm 17:S1-15. 2011
  7. ncbi request reprint Summary of AHRQ's comparative effectiveness review of angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors or angiotensin II receptor blockers added to standard medical therapy for treating stable ischemic heart disease
    C Michael White
    University of Connecticut School of Pharmacy, 2131 Hillside Road, Storrs, CT 06269, USA
    J Manag Care Pharm 17:1-16. 2011
  8. ncbi request reprint An evaluation of the hemostatic effects of hydrophilic, alcohol, and lipophilic extracts of notoginseng
    C M White
    Department of Pharmacy, Hartford Hospital, Connecticut, 06102 5037, USA
    Pharmacotherapy 21:773-7. 2001
  9. ncbi request reprint Prevention of suboptimal beta-blocker treatment in patients with myocardial infarction
    C M White
    School of Pharmacy, University of Connecticut, Storrs, USA
    Ann Pharmacother 33:1063-72. 1999
  10. ncbi request reprint Thrombin-directed inhibitors: pharmacology and clinical use
    C Michael White
    University of Connecticut, Hartford Hospital, Hartford, Conn 06102 5037, USA
    Am Heart J 149:S54-60. 2005

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Publications98

  1. ncbi request reprint Comparative effectiveness of renin-angiotensin system inhibitors in hypertension
    C Michael White
    University of Connecticut School of Pharmacy, 80 Seymour Street, Hartford, CT 06102 5037, USA
    J Comp Eff Res 1:125-7. 2012
    ..ARBs have less ACE-induced cough and fewer withdrawals due to adverse events. Direct renin inhibitors versus ACE inhibitors or ARBs have not been extensively studied and their role is less clear...
  2. ncbi request reprint Pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic thromboprophylactic strategies in atrial fibrillation
    Tawkiful Alam
    Division of Cardiology, Hartford Hospital, Hartford, CT, USA
    J Comp Eff Res 1:225-39. 2012
    ..Specific mechanical, pharmacologic and pharmacokinetic advantages and disadvantages are also reviewed. ..
  3. 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
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Delivery of esomeprazole magnesium enteric-coated pellets through small caliber and standard nasogastric tubes and gastrostomy tubes in vitro
    C Michael White
    School of Pharmacy, University of Connecticut UC, Storrs, USA
    Am J Health Syst Pharm 59:2085-8. 2002
  5. ncbi request reprint Is dronedarone effective for the prevention of recurrent atrial fibrillation?
    C Michael White
    University of Connecticut, Hartford Hospital, Hartford, CT 06102 5037, USA
    Nat Clin Pract Cardiovasc Med 5:136-7. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Summary of AHRQ's comparative effectiveness review of angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors or angiotensin II receptor blockers added to standard medical therapy for treating stable ischemic heart disease
    C Michael White
    University of Connecticut School of Pharmacy, School of Pharmacy, Storrs, CT, USA
    J Manag Care Pharm 17:S1-15. 2011
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Summary of AHRQ's comparative effectiveness review of angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors or angiotensin II receptor blockers added to standard medical therapy for treating stable ischemic heart disease
    C Michael White
    University of Connecticut School of Pharmacy, 2131 Hillside Road, Storrs, CT 06269, USA
    J Manag Care Pharm 17:1-16. 2011
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint An evaluation of the hemostatic effects of hydrophilic, alcohol, and lipophilic extracts of notoginseng
    C M White
    Department of Pharmacy, Hartford Hospital, Connecticut, 06102 5037, USA
    Pharmacotherapy 21:773-7. 2001
    ..To compare the hemostatic effects of hydrophilic, alcohol, or lipophilic extract of notoginseng with those of the control and placebo...
  9. ncbi request reprint Prevention of suboptimal beta-blocker treatment in patients with myocardial infarction
    C M White
    School of Pharmacy, University of Connecticut, Storrs, USA
    Ann Pharmacother 33:1063-72. 1999
    ..To review the published data and clinical guidelines on the use of beta-blockers in myocardial infarctions (MIs) and contrast that with actual clinical practice...
  10. ncbi request reprint Thrombin-directed inhibitors: pharmacology and clinical use
    C Michael White
    University of Connecticut, Hartford Hospital, Hartford, Conn 06102 5037, USA
    Am Heart J 149:S54-60. 2005
  11. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of electrocardiographic and hemodynamic effects of caffeine with acute dosing in healthy volunteers
    R Ammar
    University of Connecticut School of Pharmacy, Storrs, USA
    Pharmacotherapy 21:437-42. 2001
    ....
  12. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of amiodarone for prophylaxis of atrial fibrillation in coronary artery bypass surgery
    P Reddy
    Drug Information Center, Hartford Hospital, CT 06102, USA
    Am J Health Syst Pharm 56:2211-7. 1999
    ....
  13. ncbi request reprint A placebo controlled evaluation of the antifibrillatory effects of carvedilol
    J Xie
    Department of Pharmacy, Hartford Hospital, CT 06102-5037, USA
    J Electrocardiol 34:25-30. 2001
    ..Carvedilol showed significant antifibrillatory effects versus baseline and vehicle for the first 30 minutes but not thereafter, even though the heart rate and mean arterial pressure remain significantly reduced...
  14. 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...
  15. ncbi request reprint Oral amiodarone for prevention of atrial fibrillation after open heart surgery, the Atrial Fibrillation Suppression Trial (AFIST): a randomised placebo-controlled trial
    S Giri
    Division of Cardiology, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA
    Lancet 357:830-6. 2001
    ..0%) were similar. INTERPRETATION: Oral amiodarone prophylaxis in combination with beta-blockers prevents atrial fibrillation and symptomatic fibrillation and reduces the risk of cerebrovascular accidents and ventricular tachycardia...
  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 An evaluation of the change in electrocardiographic P-wave variables after acute caffeine ingestion in normal volunteers
    M F Caron
    University of Connecticut School of Pharmacy, Storrs and Farmington, CT, USA
    J Clin Pharm Ther 26:145-8. 2001
    ..CONCLUSION: Single dose caffeine (400 mg) does not affect average P-wave duration, maximum P-wave duration or P-wave dispersion in normal individuals...
  18. 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...
  19. 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
    ....
  20. ncbi request reprint Heparin-induced thrombocytopenia: a review of current pharmacologic treatment
    Ripple Talati
    Cardiovascular Pharmacology, Hartford Hospital, Hartford, USA
    Conn Med 72:275-9. 2008
  21. 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
    ....
  22. ncbi request reprint An evaluation of the impact of gender and age on QT dispersion in healthy subjects
    H Tran
    Drug Information, Hartford, CT, USA
    Ann Noninvasive Electrocardiol 6:129-33. 2001
    ..Evaluating age without dividing the data by gender yields no significant differences in QT or QTc dispersion...
  23. ncbi request reprint A review of the pharmacologic and pharmacokinetic aspects of rosuvastatin
    C Michael White
    University of Connecticut, School of Pharmacy, Drug Information Center, Storrs 06102 5037, USA
    J Clin Pharmacol 42:963-70. 2002
    ..In conclusion, rosuvastatin is an agent with molecular alterations that provide it with unique pharmacologic and phannacokinetic effects. As such, it is a novel and unique HMG-CoA reductase inhibitor for the treatment of hyperlipidemia...
  24. 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)...
  25. 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...
  26. 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...
  27. 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...
  28. ncbi request reprint The effect of testosterone on health-related quality of life in elderly males - a pilot study
    P Reddy
    School of Pharmacy, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT, USA
    J Clin Pharm Ther 25:421-6. 2000
    ..To assess the effect of short-term testosterone supplementation on health-related quality of life in elderly males...
  29. ncbi request reprint Assessment of weight-based versus standard dosing of heparin in patients with unstable angina
    J Folstad
    University of Connecticut School of Pharmacy, Storrs, CT, USA
    J Clin Pharm Ther 26:283-6. 2001
    ..3% vs. 50.0%, respectively, P = 0.049). CONCLUSION: Patients with UA may achieve therapeutic aPTTs faster than those on standard therapy but they also have a higher risk of achieving a supertherapeutic aPTT...
  30. 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...
  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. ncbi request reprint Role of prasugrel, a novel P2Y(12) receptor antagonist, in the management of acute coronary syndromes
    William L Baker
    Evidence Based Practice Center, Hartford Hospital, Hartford, Connecticut 06102 5037, USA
    Am J Cardiovasc Drugs 9:213-29. 2009
    ....
  33. ncbi request reprint The use of prophylactic amiodarone after cardiothoracic surgery reduces the incidence of atrial fibrillation
    Stephen Sander
    Hartford Hospital, Hartford, USA
    Conn Med 69:91-4. 2005
  34. 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...
  35. 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...
  36. 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
  37. ncbi request reprint An economic analysis of amiodarone versus placebo for the prevention of atrial fibrillation after open heart surgery
    Prabashni Reddy
    School of Pharmacy, University of Connecticut, Storrs, USA
    Pharmacotherapy 22:75-80. 2002
    ..To determine if the additional costs of oral amiodarone in patients undergoing open heart surgery would be offset by reductions in the frequency of atrial fibrillation...
  38. ncbi request reprint The effects of hydroxy-methyl-glutaryl co-enzyme A reductase inhibitors on platelet thrombus formation
    Paul D Thompson
    Section of Preventive Cardiology, Division of Cardiology, Hartford Hospital, 80 Seymour Street, Hartford, CT 06102, USA
    Atherosclerosis 161:301-6. 2002
    ....
  39. ncbi request reprint Effects of intravenous magnesium sulfate on the QT interval in patients receiving ibutilide
    Michael F Caron
    Hartford Hospital, Connecticut 06102 5037, USA
    Pharmacotherapy 23:296-300. 2003
    ..To determine the effect of intravenous magnesium sulfate on the QT and QTc intervals in patients receiving ibutilide for immediate chemical cardioversion of atrial flutter or fibrillation...
  40. ncbi request reprint Biological variation for N-terminal pro- and B-type natriuretic peptides and implications for therapeutic monitoring of patients with congestive heart failure
    Alan H B Wu
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Hartford Hospital, Hartford, Connecticut 06102, USA
    Am J Cardiol 92:628-31. 2003
    ..This study also shows that there are important differences in the performance of BNP versus NT-proBNP in monitoring patients with congestive heart failure that need to be further explored...
  41. ncbi request reprint A randomized clinical trial to assess the effect of statins on skeletal muscle function and performance: rationale and study design
    Paul D Thompson
    Division of Cardiology, Henry Low Heart Center, Hartford Hospital, Hartford, CT 06102, USA
    Prev Cardiol 13:104-11. 2010
    ..This study will determine the effect of statins on skeletal muscle strength, endurance, and aerobic exercise performance and may ultimately help clinicians better evaluate statin-related muscle and exercise complaints...
  42. ncbi request reprint Amiodarone prevents symptomatic atrial fibrillation and reduces the risk of cerebrovascular accidents and ventricular tachycardia after open heart surgery: results of the Atrial Fibrillation Suppression Trial (AFIST)
    Jeffrey Kluger
    Divisions of Cardiology and Drug Information, Hartford Hospital, 80 Seymour Street, Hartford, CT, USA
    Card Electrophysiol Rev 7:165-7. 2003
    ..Beta blockers were administered as part of a critical pathway...
  43. ncbi request reprint Effect of intravenous testosterone on myocardial ischemia in men with coronary artery disease
    Paul D Thompson
    Division of Cardiology, Hartford Hospital, Hartford, Conn 06102 5037, USA
    Am Heart J 143:249-56. 2002
    ..Studies on the effect of estrogen on atherosclerotic coronary artery disease (CAD) risk in women have produced conflicting results. Similar confusion, but fewer data, exists on the effect of testosterone on CAD risk in men...
  44. 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...
  45. ncbi request reprint Pharmacokinetic comparison of omeprazole capsules and a simplified omeprazole suspension
    J C Song
    Department of Pharmacy Services, Hartford Hospital (HH, 80 Seymour Street, Hartford, CT 06102-5037, USA
    Am J Health Syst Pharm 58:689-94. 2001
    ..0001) and 70% (p < 0.0006), respectively. After one week of therapy, omeprazole absorption was faster and tmax was 70% shorter for SOS than for the capsule formulation, but AUC0-infinity was 49% lower for SOS...
  46. ncbi request reprint A comparison of the QT and QTc dispersion among patients with sustained ventricular tachyarrhythmias and different etiologies of heart disease
    J Kluger
    Division of Cardiology, Hartford Hospital, 80 Seymour St, Hartford, CT 06102 5037, USA
    Ann Noninvasive Electrocardiol 6:319-22. 2001
    ..To determine if etiology of heart disease is associated with differences in QT and QTc dispersion among patients with ventricular tachyarrhythmias...
  47. ncbi request reprint Catecholamines and their blockade in congestive heart failure
    C M White
    University of Connecticut, Hartford 06102 5037, USA
    Am J Health Syst Pharm 55:676-82. 1998
    ..Adrenergic blocking agents are important components of therapy for CHF. Carvedilol may prove useful in reducing symptoms and improving survival in these patients...
  48. ncbi request reprint Changes in P-wave dispersion and P-wave duration after open heart surgery are associated with the peak incidence of atrial fibrillation
    J P Tsikouris
    Drug Information Center, Hartford Hospital, Connecticut 06102-5037, USA
    Heart Lung 30:466-71. 2001
    ..Heart Lung((R)) 2001;30:466-71.)..
  49. ncbi request reprint Monotherapy versus combination therapy with class III antiarrhythmic agents to attenuate transmural dispersion of repolarization: a potential risk factor for torsade de pointes
    Sachin A Shah
    Department of Drug Information, Hartford Hospital, Hartford, Connecticut 06102 5037, USA
    Pharmacotherapy 27:1297-305. 2007
    ..Reduced transmural dispersion of repolarization with amiodarone and sotalol combination therapy may serve as a mechanism for reducing the risk of torsade de pointes compared with sotalol monotherapy...
  50. 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...
  51. 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...
  52. ncbi request reprint Post-cardiothoracic surgery atrial fibrillation: a review of preventive strategies
    William L Baker
    School of Pharmacy, University of Connecticut, Hartford, CT, USA
    Ann Pharmacother 41:587-98. 2007
    ..To review the available literature addressing preventive strategies of post-cardiothoracic surgery atrial fibrillation (post-CTS atrial fibrillation)...
  53. 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)...
  54. 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...
  55. 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...
  56. ncbi request reprint Impact of fluid balance on incidence of atrial fibrillation after cardiothoracic surgery
    James S Kalus
    Department of Drug Information, Hartford Hospital, Connecticut 06102, USA
    Am J Cardiol 94:1423-5. 2004
    ..We also found that net fluid balance on postoperative day 2 was an independent predictor of postoperative AF among patients not receiving prophylactic therapy...
  57. ncbi request reprint Adjunctive intravenous magnesium to reduce toxicity and enhance efficacy of class III antiarrhythmic agents
    Nickole Henyan
    Hartford Hospital, USA
    Conn Med 68:627-9. 2004
  58. 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
    ....
  59. 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...
  60. ncbi request reprint Amiodarone in the new AHA guidelines for ventricular tachyarrhythmias
    M F Caron
    Department of Pharmacy Services, Hartford Hospital, CT, USA
    Ann Pharmacother 35:1248-54. 2001
    ..In addition, amiodarone requires careful preparation and delivery to achieve safe and effective outcomes...
  61. ncbi request reprint Impact of magnesium sulfate on serum magnesium concentrations and intracellular electrolyte concentrations among patients undergoing radio frequency catheter ablation
    Sachin A Shah
    Hartford Hospital, Division of Cardiology, Hartford, CT 06102 5037, USA
    Conn Med 72:261-5. 2008
    ..We evaluated the impact of intravenous magnesium on intracellular magnesium (iMg) and serum magnesium (sMg) in patients undergoing radio frequency catheter ablation (RFCA) for atrial fibrillation (AF)...
  62. 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...
  63. 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
    ....
  64. ncbi request reprint Effects of echinacea on electrocardiographic and blood pressure measurements
    Sachin A Shah
    School of Pharmacy, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT, USA
    Am J Health Syst Pharm 64:1615-8. 2007
    ..The effects of Echinacea purpurea on electrocardiographic and blood pressure measurements in healthy volunteers were evaluated...
  65. 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...
  66. ncbi request reprint Prasugrel: a critical comparison with clopidogrel
    Kurt M Reinhart
    Department of Pharmacy, Hartford Hospital, Hartford, Connecticut 06102, USA
    Pharmacotherapy 29:1441-51. 2009
    ..Given the totality of data available, prasugrel appears to be a promising treatment option for patients with acute coronary syndromes who are undergoing percutaneous coronary interventions...
  67. 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...
  68. 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...
  69. ncbi request reprint Dronedarone: an amiodarone analog for the treatment of atrial fibrillation and atrial flutter
    Krista M Dale
    School of Pharmacy, University of Connecticut, Hartford, CT, USA
    Ann Pharmacother 41:599-605. 2007
    ..To review the pharmacology, pharmacokinetics, clinical efficacy, and safety profile of dronedarone for the treatment of atrial fibrillation...
  70. 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
    ....
  71. ncbi request reprint The impact of catecholamines on defibrillation threshold in patients with implanted cardioverter defibrillators
    James S Kalus
    College of Pharmacy, University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut, USA
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 28:1147-56. 2005
    ..To determine the effect of physiologic catecholamine concentrations on the defibrillation threshold (DFT) in patients with implanted cardioverter defibrillators...
  72. ncbi request reprint Electrocardiographic and hemodynamic effects of a multicomponent dietary supplement containing ephedra and caffeine: a randomized controlled trial
    Brian F McBride
    University of Connecticut Schools of Pharmacy, Storrs, Conn, USA
    JAMA 291:216-21. 2004
    ..Given its common use, anecdotal reports of cardiovascular and cerebrovascular adverse events, and paucity of safety data, further research with this DSEC was warranted...
  73. 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...
  74. ncbi request reprint Impact of prophylactic i.v. magnesium on the efficacy of ibutilide for conversion of atrial fibrillation or flutter
    James S Kalus
    Department of Pharmacy, Hartford Hospital HH, Hartford, CT, USA
    Am J Health Syst Pharm 60:2308-12. 2003
    ..045) in patients who received magnesium. There was a nonsignificant reduction in the occurrence of ventricular arrhythmias (p = 0.533). The efficacy of ibutilide was enhanced by concomitant administration with intravenous magnesium...
  75. ncbi request reprint The use of intravenous amiodarone for chemical conversion of atrial fibrillation
    Krista Dale
    Hartford Hospital, Adjunct Clinical Professor, University of Connecticut, School of Pharmacy, Storrs, USA
    Conn Med 70:433-7. 2006
  76. ncbi request reprint Delivery of esomeprazole magnesium through nasogastric and gastrostomy tubes using an oral liquid vehicle as a suspending agent in vitro
    Sachin A Shah
    School of Pharmacy, University of Connecticut, Storrs, 06102 5037, USA
    Am J Health Syst Pharm 63:1882-7. 2006
    ....
  77. ncbi request reprint Intravenous plus oral amiodarone, atrial septal pacing, or both strategies to prevent post-cardiothoracic surgery atrial fibrillation: the Atrial Fibrillation Suppression Trial II (AFIST II)
    C Michael White
    Division of Cardiology, Drug Information, and Cardiac Surgery at Hartford Hospital, Hartford, CT 06102 5037, USA
    Circulation 108:II200-6. 2003
    ..The impact of active atrial septal pacing on post-CTS AF has not been well characterized. In addition, the effect of using both amiodarone and atrial septal pacing together to prevent atrial fibrillation is unknown...
  78. 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...
  79. ncbi request reprint Electrocardiographic and hemodynamic effects of coenzyme Q10 in healthy individuals: a double-blind, randomized controlled trial
    Sachin A Shah
    University of Connecticut and Hartford Hospital, Hartford, CT 06102, USA
    Ann Pharmacother 41:420-5. 2007
    ..In guinea pig ventricular myocytes, CoQ10 prolongs action potential duration, an effect that might prolong the QTc interval in humans. Additionally, CoQ10 reduced blood pressure in patients with essential hypertension...
  80. ncbi request reprint Electrocardiographic and hemodynamic effects of Panax ginseng
    Michael F Caron
    School of Pharmacy, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT, USA
    Ann Pharmacother 36:758-63. 2002
    ..Effects of P. ginseng on blood pressure and heart rate also were evaluated...
  81. ncbi request reprint The impact of catecholamines in patients with or without beta-blockers on the ventricular fibrillation cycle length and ventricular fibrillation cycle length variability
    Bokyung Min
    Division of Drug Information, Hartford Hospital, Hartford, CT 06102 5037, USA
    Ann Noninvasive Electrocardiol 10:305-11. 2005
    ....
  82. ncbi request reprint Antiplatelet agents for the prevention of arteriovenous fistula and graft thrombosis: a meta analysis
    C I Coleman
    Hartford Hospital, Hartford, CT 28805, USA
    Int J Clin Pract 64:1239-44. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the impact of antiplatelet agents on the thrombosis rates of arteriovenous fistulae and grafts used for haemodialysis access...
  83. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of the antihyperlipidemic properties of dietary supplements
    M F Caron
    Department of Pharmacy Services, Hartford Hospital, Connecticut 06102-5037, USA
    Pharmacotherapy 21:481-7. 2001
    ..When recommending these supplements, clinicians should keep in mind that their long-term safety is not established and patients should be monitored closely...
  84. 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...
  85. ncbi request reprint A comparison of two individual amiodarone regimens to placebo in open heart surgery patients
    C Michael White
    Division of Cardiology, Hortford Hospital, Connecticut 06102 5037, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 74:69-74. 2002
    ..This study compares the ability of two oral amiodarone regimens to reduce the risk of atrial fibrillation (AF) as compared with the placebo among elderly open heart surgery (OHS) patients receiving beta blockade...
  86. ncbi request reprint Hemodynamic and electrocardiographic effects of short-term Ginkgo biloba
    James S Kalus
    College of Pharmacy, University of Connecticut Hartford Hospital, Storrs Hartford, CT, USA
    Ann Pharmacother 37:345-9. 2003
    ..To evaluate the immediate and short-term hemodynamic and electrocardiographic effects of Ginkgo biloba (ginkgo)...
  87. ncbi request reprint Impact of catecholamines on the QTc interval in patients at high risk of sudden death
    Brian F Mc Bride
    John A Oates, MD Institute for Experimental Therapeutics, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN, USA
    Conn Med 71:465-8. 2007
  88. ncbi request reprint Acute beta-blockade reduces the extent and severity of myocardial perfusion defects with dipyridamole Tc-99m sestamibi SPECT imaging
    Raymond Taillefer
    Department of Nuclear Medicine, Centre Hospitalier de l Université de Montréal pavillon Hotel Dieu, Montreal, Canada
    J Am Coll Cardiol 42:1475-83. 2003
    ..The goal of this study was to examine the effect of acute beta-blockade on dipyridamole Tc-99m sestamibi myocardial perfusion imaging (DMPI)...
  89. 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
    ....
  90. ncbi request reprint The impact of suppressing the renin-angiotensin system on atrial fibrillation
    James S Kalus
    Eugene Applebaum College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Wayne State University, 259 Mack Avenue, Suite 2190, Detroit, MI 48201, USA
    J Clin Pharmacol 46:21-8. 2006
    ..These hypothesis-generating data suggest that inhibitors of the renin-angiotensin system may provide benefit across the spectrum of atrial fibrillation...
  91. ncbi request reprint Key articles and guidelines in pharmacotherapeutic management of arrhythmias
    Judy W M Cheng
    Arnold and Marie Schwartz College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Long Island University, New York, New York, USA
    Pharmacotherapy 24:248-79. 2004
    ..This list should be useful not only to practitioners and trainees in cardiovascular pharmacotherapy, but also to other clinicians as an update...
  92. ncbi request reprint An evaluation of postoperative P-wave variables after cardiothoracic surgery
    James S Kalus
    Wayne State University, College of Pharmacy and Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI, USA
    J Electrocardiol 37:127-32. 2004
    ..Our findings suggest that atrial conduction delay resulting from cardiothoracic surgery tends to resolve over time and may not play a critical role in the etiology of postoperative atrial fibrillation...
  93. ncbi request reprint The effect of statins on the development of new-onset type 2 diabetes: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials
    Craig I Coleman
    Curr Med Res Opin 24:1359-62. 2008
    ..To determine the ability of statins to prevent the development of new-onset type 2 diabetes mellitus through a meta-analysis of randomized, controlled trials...
  94. ncbi request reprint Critical differences among beta-adrenoreceptor antagonists in myocardial failure: debating the MERIT of COMET
    Brian F McBride
    Division of Clinical Pharmacology, College of Medicine, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    J Clin Pharmacol 45:6-24. 2005
    ....
  95. ncbi request reprint Association between perioperative NSAID use and post-cardiothoracic surgery atrial fibrillation, blood transfusions, and cardiovascular outcomes: a nested cohort study from the AF Suppression Trials (AFIST) I, II and III
    Richard T Ruffin
    University of Connecticut Schools of Pharmacy and Medicine, Storrs and Farmington, CT 06269, USA
    Curr Med Res Opin 24:1131-6. 2008
    ..Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) use may reduce the incidence of post-cardiothoracic surgery (CTS) atrial fibrillation (AF). The cerebrovascular and cardiovascular safety of using NSAIDs for post-CTS AF has not been determined...
  96. ncbi request reprint Electrocardiographic effects of an Ephedra-Free, multicomponent weight-loss supplement in healthy volunteers
    Bokyung Min
    School of Pharmacy, University of Connecticut, Storrs, 06102, USA
    Pharmacotherapy 25:654-9. 2005
    ..Its electrocardiographic (ECG) effects are not known. Therefore, we sought to determine the effect of this supplement on the QTc interval...
  97. 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...
  98. ncbi request reprint Absence of QTc-interval-prolonging or hemodynamic effects of a single dose of bitter-orange extract in healthy subjects
    Bokyung Min
    School of Pharmacy, University of Connecticut, Storrs, and Division of Cardiology, Hartford Hospital, Hartford, Connecticut 06102 5037, USA
    Pharmacotherapy 25:1719-24. 2005
    ..To evaluate the hemodynamic and electrocardiographic effects of a single dose of commercially available bitter-orange dried-fruit extract, which is increasingly being used in dietary supplements...