Ihab Hajjar

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Affiliation: Harvard University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Hypertension: trends in prevalence, incidence, and control
    Ihab Hajjar
    Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School and Hebrew Senior Life, 1200 Centre St, Boston, Massachusetts 02131, USA
    Annu Rev Public Health 27:465-90. 2006
  2. pmc Renin angiotensin system gene polymorphisms modify angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors' effect on cognitive function: the health, aging and body composition study
    Ihab Hajjar
    Division of Gerontology, Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02131, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 58:1035-42. 2010
  3. pmc Association of blood pressure elevation and nocturnal dipping with brain atrophy, perfusion and functional measures in stroke and nonstroke individuals
    Ihab Hajjar
    Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Hypertens 23:17-23. 2010
  4. pmc Antihypertensive therapy and cerebral hemodynamics in executive mild cognitive impairment: results of a pilot randomized clinical trial
    Ihab Hajjar
    Division of Geriatric, Hospital, and General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 61:194-201. 2013
  5. pmc Hypertension and cerebral vasoreactivity: a continuous arterial spin labeling magnetic resonance imaging study
    Ihab Hajjar
    Harvard Medical School, Institute for Aging Research Hebrew SeniorLife, Division of Gerontology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 02131, USA
    Hypertension 56:859-64. 2010
  6. pmc The relationship between blood pressure and cognitive function
    Vera Novak
    Division of Gerontology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School, 110 Francis Street, LMOB Suite 1b, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Nat Rev Cardiol 7:686-98. 2010
  7. pmc Renin angiotensin system gene polymorphisms and cerebral blood flow regulation: the MOBILIZE Boston study
    Ihab Hajjar
    Harvard Medical School, Institute for Aging Research Hebrew SeniorLife Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Division of Gerontology, Boston, MA 02130, USA
    Stroke 41:635-40. 2010
  8. pmc The rationale and design of the antihypertensives and vascular, endothelial, and cognitive function (AVEC) trial in elderly hypertensives with early cognitive impairment: role of the renin angiotensin system inhibition
    Ihab Hajjar
    Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    BMC Geriatr 9:48. 2009
  9. pmc Hypertension, orthostatic hypotension, and the risk of falls in a community-dwelling elderly population: the maintenance of balance, independent living, intellect, and zest in the elderly of Boston study
    Anupama Gangavati
    Division of Gerontology, Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 59:383-9. 2011
  10. pmc Retinal microvascular signs and functional loss in older persons: the cardiovascular health study
    Dae Hyun Kim
    Division of Gerontology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA
    Stroke 42:1589-95. 2011

Detail Information

Publications24

  1. ncbi request reprint Hypertension: trends in prevalence, incidence, and control
    Ihab Hajjar
    Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School and Hebrew Senior Life, 1200 Centre St, Boston, Massachusetts 02131, USA
    Annu Rev Public Health 27:465-90. 2006
    ..Only about one third of all hypertensives are controlled in the United States. Programs that improve hypertension control rates and prevent hypertension are urgently needed...
  2. pmc Renin angiotensin system gene polymorphisms modify angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors' effect on cognitive function: the health, aging and body composition study
    Ihab Hajjar
    Division of Gerontology, Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02131, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 58:1035-42. 2010
    ....
  3. pmc Association of blood pressure elevation and nocturnal dipping with brain atrophy, perfusion and functional measures in stroke and nonstroke individuals
    Ihab Hajjar
    Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Hypertens 23:17-23. 2010
    ..Although both blood pressure elevation and lower nocturnal dipping increase vascular risk, it is not known whether either or both are also associated with brain atrophy, cerebral perfusion, and functional status...
  4. pmc Antihypertensive therapy and cerebral hemodynamics in executive mild cognitive impairment: results of a pilot randomized clinical trial
    Ihab Hajjar
    Division of Geriatric, Hospital, and General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 61:194-201. 2013
    ..To compare the effects of three antihypertensive medications on cerebral hemodynamic and cognitive function in hypertensive individuals with executive dysfunction...
  5. pmc Hypertension and cerebral vasoreactivity: a continuous arterial spin labeling magnetic resonance imaging study
    Ihab Hajjar
    Harvard Medical School, Institute for Aging Research Hebrew SeniorLife, Division of Gerontology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 02131, USA
    Hypertension 56:859-64. 2010
    ..Because lower vasoreactivity is associated with poor outcomes, studies of the impact of antihypertensive on vasoreactivity are important...
  6. pmc The relationship between blood pressure and cognitive function
    Vera Novak
    Division of Gerontology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School, 110 Francis Street, LMOB Suite 1b, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Nat Rev Cardiol 7:686-98. 2010
    ..In this Review, we address the underlying pathophysiology and the existing evidence supporting the role of vascular factors in late-life cognitive decline...
  7. pmc Renin angiotensin system gene polymorphisms and cerebral blood flow regulation: the MOBILIZE Boston study
    Ihab Hajjar
    Harvard Medical School, Institute for Aging Research Hebrew SeniorLife Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Division of Gerontology, Boston, MA 02130, USA
    Stroke 41:635-40. 2010
    ..Our objective was to investigate the associations between polymorphisms in representative genes of the renin angiotensin system with measures of cerebral blood flow regulation in older adults...
  8. pmc The rationale and design of the antihypertensives and vascular, endothelial, and cognitive function (AVEC) trial in elderly hypertensives with early cognitive impairment: role of the renin angiotensin system inhibition
    Ihab Hajjar
    Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    BMC Geriatr 9:48. 2009
    ....
  9. pmc Hypertension, orthostatic hypotension, and the risk of falls in a community-dwelling elderly population: the maintenance of balance, independent living, intellect, and zest in the elderly of Boston study
    Anupama Gangavati
    Division of Gerontology, Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 59:383-9. 2011
    ..1)...
  10. pmc Retinal microvascular signs and functional loss in older persons: the cardiovascular health study
    Dae Hyun Kim
    Division of Gerontology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA
    Stroke 42:1589-95. 2011
    ..We hypothesized that retinal microvascular signs are associated with executive dysfunction, slow gait, and depressive mood, which are characteristic features of microvascular disease affecting frontal subcortical regions of the brain...
  11. pmc A novel aging phenotype of slow gait, impaired executive function, and depressive symptoms: relationship to blood pressure and other cardiovascular risks
    Ihab Hajjar
    Department of Medicine, Division of Gerontology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, and Department of Psychiatry, Brigham and Women s Children Hospital, 1200 Center Street, Boston, MA, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 64:994-1001. 2009
    ....
  12. pmc Hypertension, white matter hyperintensities, and concurrent impairments in mobility, cognition, and mood: the Cardiovascular Health Study
    Ihab Hajjar
    Harvard Medical School, Institute for Aging Research Hebrew SeniorLife, Division of Gerontology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston MA, USA
    Circulation 123:858-65. 2011
    ....
  13. pmc Safety and blood pressure trajectory of short-term withdrawal of antihypertensive medications in older adults: experience from a clinical trial sample
    Ihab Hajjar
    Division of Geriatric, Hospital and General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    J Am Soc Hypertens 7:289-93. 2013
    ..The short-term safety of and blood pressure changes after withdrawing hypertension treatment in older adults in preparation for clinical trials have not been well established...
  14. pmc Association between concurrent and remote blood pressure and disability in older adults
    Ihab Hajjar
    Harvard Medical School, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Hebrew SeniorLife, Boston, MA 29206, USA
    Hypertension 50:1026-32. 2007
    ..Older adults with uncontrolled hypertension are at a particularly increased risk for disability...
  15. ncbi request reprint Trends in prevalence, awareness, treatment, and control of hypertension in the United States, 1988-2000
    Ihab Hajjar
    Division of Geriatrics, Department of Medicine, Palmetto Health Richland, University of South Carolina, Columbia, USA
    JAMA 290:199-206. 2003
    ..Prior analyses of National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) data through 1991 have suggested that hypertension prevalence is declining, but more recent self-reported rates of hypertension suggest that the rate is increasing...
  16. ncbi request reprint The relationship between nighttime dipping in blood pressure and cerebral hemodynamics in nonstroke patients
    Ihab Hajjar
    Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Institute for Aging Research at Hebrew SeniorLife, Boston, MA 02131, USA
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 9:929-36. 2007
    ..03) were associated with higher daytime BFV and lower CVR (P=.01 for systolic BP; P=.02 for diastolic BP). Inadequate nocturnal BP dipping is associated with lower daytime cerebral blood flow, especially during head-up tilt...
  17. ncbi request reprint Cross-sectional and longitudinal association between antihypertensive medications and cognitive impairment in an elderly population
    Ihab Hajjar
    Division of Geriatrics, Department of Medicine, Palmetto Health Richland, University of South Carolina, School of Medicine, Columbia, SC, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 60:67-73. 2005
    ....
  18. ncbi request reprint Regional variations of blood pressure in the United States are associated with regional variations in dietary intakes: the NHANES-III data
    Ihab Hajjar
    Department of Medicine, Division of Geriatrics, Palmetto Health Alliance University of South Carolina, Columbia 29203, USA
    J Nutr 133:211-4. 2003
    ..quot; The region of the United States that includes the "stroke belt" has dietary patterns that may contribute to the high prevalence of hypertension and cardiovascular disease...
  19. ncbi request reprint Antihypertensive agents for aging patients who are at risk for cognitive dysfunction
    Ihab Hajjar
    Department of Internal Medicine, Palmetto Health Richland University of South Carolina, 9 Medical Park Drive, Suite 230, Columbia, SC 29203, USA
    Curr Hypertens Rep 7:466-73. 2005
    ..These drugs may be preferred in such clinical situations...
  20. ncbi request reprint Age-related bias in the management of hypertension: a national survey of physicians' opinions on hypertension in elderly adults
    Ihab Hajjar
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Geriatrics, University of South Carolina School of Medicine Palmetto Health Alliance, Columbia 29203, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 57:M487-91. 2002
    ....
  21. ncbi request reprint Commentary on Goodwin's "Embracing complexity: a consideration of hypertension in the very old"
    Ihab Hajjar
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 58:M1146-8. 2003
  22. ncbi request reprint Hyponatremia in older women
    Ihab Hajjar
    Division of Geriatrics, University of South Carolina Palmetto Health Alliance, Columbia, SC, USA
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 6:37-9. 2004
  23. ncbi request reprint Postural blood pressure changes and orthostatic hypotension in the elderly patient: impact of antihypertensive medications
    Ihab Hajjar
    Division of Geriatrics, Department of Internal Medicine, Palmetto Health Richland and University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina 29203, USA
    Drugs Aging 22:55-68. 2005
    ....
  24. ncbi request reprint The impact of the use of statins on the prevalence of dementia and the progression of cognitive impairment
    Ihab Hajjar
    Palmetto Health Alliance University of South Carolina, Columbia 29203, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 57:M414-8. 2002
    ..We decided to investigate the association between the use of statins and the prevalence of dementia and statins' impact on the progression of cognitive impairment...