Affiliation: Harvard University
- Obesity and the risk of heart failureSatish Kenchaiah
Framingham Heart Study, Framingham, Mass 01702, USA
N Engl J Med 347:305-13. 2002..Given the high prevalence of obesity in the United States, strategies to promote optimal body weight may reduce the population burden of heart failure...
- Risk factors for heart failureSatish Kenchaiah
The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute's Framingham Heart Study, Framingham, MA 01702, USA
Med Clin North Am 88:1145-72. 2004....
- Images in cardiovascular medicine. Rotating fibrocalcific cast after infected pacemaker lead extractionSatish Kenchaiah
Memorial Heart and Vascular Institute, Long Beach Memorial Medical Center, Long Beach, Calif, USA
Circulation 117:e338-9. 2008
- Body mass index and prognosis in patients with chronic heart failure: insights from the Candesartan in Heart failure: Assessment of Reduction in Mortality and morbidity (CHARM) programSatish Kenchaiah
Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass 02115, USA
Circulation 116:627-36. 2007..However, in patients with certain specific chronic diseases, including heart failure, low BMI has been associated with increased mortality...
- Cardiac remodeling in systemic hypertensionSatish Kenchaiah
Cardiovascular Division, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 75 Francis Street, Boston, MA 02115, USA
Med Clin North Am 88:115-30. 2004..Future targets of therapy in hypertensive heart disease may include regression of myocardial fibrosis, normalization of LA size, and improvement in LV diastolic function...
- Epidemiology of left ventricular false tendons: clinical correlates in the Framingham Heart StudySatish Kenchaiah
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute s Framingham Heart Study, 73 Mt Wayte Ave, Framingham, MA 01702, USA
J Am Soc Echocardiogr 22:739-45. 2009..Although LVFTs are generally considered as anatomic variants, they have been associated with innocent precordial murmurs and electrocardiographic abnormalities in small case series. The correlates of LVFTs in the community are unknown...
- Antecedent hypertension and the effect of captopril on the risk of adverse cardiovascular outcomes after acute myocardial infarction with left ventricular systolic dysfunction: Insights from the Survival and Ventricular Enlargement TrialSatish Kenchaiah
Cardiovascular Division, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
Am Heart J 148:356-64. 2004..Hypertension is a well-established risk factor for myocardial infarction (MI), but its prognostic importance in survivors of an acute MI is less clear...
- Impact of obesity on the risk of heart failure and survival after the onset of heart failureSatish Kenchaiah
The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute s Framingham Heart Study, Framingham, MA 01702, USA
Med Clin North Am 88:1273-94. 2004....
- Body mass index and vigorous physical activity and the risk of heart failure among menSatish Kenchaiah
Physicians Health Study, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02215, USA
Circulation 119:44-52. 2009..However, the impact of overweight or preobese (BMI, 25 to 29.9 kg/m(2)) status and physical activity on HF risk is unclear...
- Effect of antecedent systemic hypertension on subsequent left ventricular dilation after acute myocardial infarction (from the Survival and Ventricular Enlargement trial)Satish Kenchaiah
Cardiovascular Division, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
Am J Cardiol 94:1-8. 2004..10). We conclude that antecedent hypertension is associated with subsequent LV dilation in patients after acute myocardial infarction with LV systolic dysfunction...
- Extent of coronary artery disease as a predictor of outcomes in acute myocardial infarction complicated by heart failure, left ventricular dysfunction, or bothRajesh Janardhanan
Division of Cardiology, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA02115, USA
Am Heart J 152:183-9. 2006..The observed risk was apparent even after excluding patients who had undergone revascularization...
- Long-term trends in the incidence of and survival with heart failureDaniel Levy
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute's Framingham Heart Study, Framingham, Mass, USA
N Engl J Med 347:1397-402. 2002..Factors contributing to these trends need further clarification...
- Fatal myocardial rupture after acute myocardial infarction complicated by heart failure, left ventricular dysfunction, or both: the VALsartan In Acute myocardial iNfarcTion Trial (VALIANT)Faisal Shamshad
Cardiovascular Division, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
Am Heart J 160:145-51. 2010..Myocardial rupture is a relatively rare and usually fatal complication of myocardial infarction (MI). Early recognition of patients at greatest risk of myocardial rupture provides an opportunity for early intervention...
- Differential effects of lipids on the risk of heart failure and coronary heart disease: the Physicians' Health StudyRavi Dhingra
Massachusetts Veterans Epidemiology Research and Information Center, VA Boston Healthcare System, Boston, MA, USA
Am Heart J 155:869-75. 2008..Hypercholesterolemia, however, being a well-recognized risk factor for CHD, has an unclear association with incident heart failure...
- Invasive therapy along with glycoprotein IIb/IIIa inhibitors and intracoronary stents improves survival in non-ST-segment elevation acute coronary syndromes: a meta-analysis and review of the literatureAnthony A Bavry
Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Am J Cardiol 93:830-5. 2004..Enhanced risk stratification is needed in women and troponin-negative patients so that invasive therapy may be more effectively recommended in these groups...
- Antecedent blood pressure, body mass index, and the risk of incident heart failure in later lifeDouglas S Lee
Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences and University Health Network, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
Hypertension 50:869-76. 2007..Higher blood pressure and BMI in midlife are harbingers of increased risk of heart failure in later life. Early risk factor modification may decrease heart failure burden...
- Chronic kidney disease, cardiovascular risk, and response to angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibition after myocardial infarction: the Survival And Ventricular Enlargement (SAVE) studyMariya P Tokmakova
Department of Cardiology, St. George Hospital, Medical University Plovdiv, Plovdiv, Bulgaria
Circulation 110:3667-73. 2004..73 m(-2). Randomization to captopril resulted in a reduction of CV events irrespective of baseline kidney function...