Ihab M Hajjar

Summary

Affiliation: Harvard University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. ncbi request reprint The use of the internet in geriatrics education: results of a national survey of medical geriatrics academic programs
    Ihab M Hajjar
    Harvard Medical School, Gerontology Division, Department of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA
    Gerontol Geriatr Educ 27:85-95. 2007
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. doi request reprint Angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors and cognitive and functional decline in patients with Alzheimer's disease: an observational study
    Ihab M Hajjar
    Institute for Aging Research Hebrew SeniorLife, Harvard Medical School, and the Beth Israel Deconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02131, USA
    Am J Alzheimers Dis Other Demen 23:77-83. 2008
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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

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Publications22

  1. 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...
  2. 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
    ....
  3. 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...
  4. ncbi request reprint The use of the internet in geriatrics education: results of a national survey of medical geriatrics academic programs
    Ihab M Hajjar
    Harvard Medical School, Gerontology Division, Department of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA
    Gerontol Geriatr Educ 27:85-95. 2007
    ..Users and developers of medical geriatric Internet materials had more full-time faculty and nonclinical faculty. The results of our survey indicate that the Internet is being widely used in medical geriatric education...
  5. 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...
  6. 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
    ....
  7. doi request reprint Angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors and cognitive and functional decline in patients with Alzheimer's disease: an observational study
    Ihab M Hajjar
    Institute for Aging Research Hebrew SeniorLife, Harvard Medical School, and the Beth Israel Deconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02131, USA
    Am J Alzheimers Dis Other Demen 23:77-83. 2008
    ..This study suggests that use of ACEI in AD patients is associated with slower rate of AD progression. A randomized clinical trial is needed to confirm our finding...
  8. 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...
  9. 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
    ....
  10. 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...
  11. 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
    ....
  12. 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...
  13. 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...
  14. 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
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  15. 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
    ....
  16. 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...
  17. 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
    ..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...
  18. ncbi request reprint A multidisciplinary management program in primary care to improve hypertension control and healthy behaviors in elderly patients
    Ihab M Hajjar
    J Am Geriatr Soc 55:624-6. 2007
  19. ncbi request reprint The impact of lifestyle behavior on hypertension awareness, treatment, and control in a southeastern population
    Brandy K Dickson
    Division of Geriatrics, Center for Senior Hypertension, Palmetto Health Richland University of South Carolina, School of Medicine, Columbia, South Carolina, USA
    Am J Med Sci 332:211-5. 2006
    ..We were interested in determining the rates of hypertension awareness, treatment, and control in individuals living in the southeastern United States and evaluating the impact of lifestyle behaviors on these rates...
  20. ncbi request reprint Improving patient outcomes with ambulatory blood pressure monitoring in elderly with hypertension
    Brandy K Frost
    Center for Senior Hypertension, Palmetto Health Richland, University of South Carolina School of Medicine, Columbia, SC 29203, USA
    J Am Acad Nurse Pract 18:104-15. 2006
    ..The purpose of this article is to review the current knowledge regarding ambulatory blood pressure monitoring (ABPM) use in clinical practice and to provide example cases for its use in a hypertension (HTN) specialty clinic...
  21. ncbi request reprint Dietary calcium lowers the age-related rise in blood pressure in the United States: the NHANES III survey
    Ihab M Hajjar
    Division of Geriatrics, Department of Internal Medicine, Palmetto Health Alliance University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29206, USA
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 5:122-6. 2003
    ..001). If the calcium intake of the general population were to increase to above 1200 mg, the incidence of isolated systolic hypertension in the elderly might be decreased...
  22. ncbi request reprint A randomized, double-blind, controlled trial of vitamin C in the management of hypertension and lipids
    Ihab M Hajjar
    Division of Geriatrics, Palmetto Health Alliance and University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina, USA
    Am J Ther 9:289-93. 2002
    ..Vitamin C supplementation lowers blood pressure in mildly hypertensive patients. There is no additional benefit for a higher dose than 500 mg daily. The effect of vitamin C is most likely to be only short term...