M A Mittleman

Summary

Affiliation: Harvard University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint A 39-year-old woman with hypercholesterolemia
    Murray A Mittleman
    Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass, USA
    JAMA 296:319-26. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Triggering myocardial infarction by marijuana
    M A Mittleman
    Institute for the Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease, Cardiovascular Division, Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Circulation 103:2805-9. 2001
  3. pmc The double-edged blade of recreational hockey
    Murray A Mittleman
    Institute for Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease, Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    CMAJ 166:331-2. 2002
  4. ncbi request reprint Epidemiologic perspective on the role of psychosocial factors
    M A Mittleman
    Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, One Autumn Street, 5th Floor, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Ital Heart J 2:887-9. 2001
  5. ncbi request reprint Hypobetalipoproteinemia is associated with low levels of hemostatic risk factors in the Framingham offspring population
    F K Welty
    Cardiovascular Division, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass, USA
    Circulation 95:825-30. 1997
  6. ncbi request reprint Increased particulate air pollution and the triggering of myocardial infarction
    A Peters
    Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Circulation 103:2810-5. 2001
  7. ncbi request reprint Prior alcohol consumption and mortality following acute myocardial infarction
    K J Mukamal
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, 330 Brookline Ave, LY 303, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    JAMA 285:1965-70. 2001
  8. ncbi request reprint Hyperinsulinemia, hyperglycemia, and impaired hemostasis: the Framingham Offspring Study
    J B Meigs
    General Medicine Division and Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Institute for Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease, Boston 02114, USA
    JAMA 283:221-8. 2000
  9. ncbi request reprint Heart failure and the risk of shocks in patients with implantable cardioverter defibrillators: results from the Triggers Of Ventricular Arrhythmias (TOVA) study
    William Whang
    Cardiovascular Division, Bulfinch 001, Massachusetts General Hospital, 55 Fruit St, Boston, Mass 02114, USA
    Circulation 109:1386-91. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Impact of diabetes on long-term survival after acute myocardial infarction: comparability of risk with prior myocardial infarction
    K J Mukamal
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Diabetes Care 24:1422-7. 2001

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Publications106 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi request reprint A 39-year-old woman with hypercholesterolemia
    Murray A Mittleman
    Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass, USA
    JAMA 296:319-26. 2006
    ..Recommendations for her, her longer-term risk for CHD, and evidence for lipid-lowering therapies are discussed...
  2. ncbi request reprint Triggering myocardial infarction by marijuana
    M A Mittleman
    Institute for the Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease, Cardiovascular Division, Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Circulation 103:2805-9. 2001
    ..Smoking marijuana is known to have hemodynamic consequences, including a dose-dependent increase in heart rate, supine hypertension, and postural hypotension; however, whether it can trigger the onset of myocardial infarction is unknown...
  3. pmc The double-edged blade of recreational hockey
    Murray A Mittleman
    Institute for Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease, Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    CMAJ 166:331-2. 2002
  4. ncbi request reprint Epidemiologic perspective on the role of psychosocial factors
    M A Mittleman
    Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, One Autumn Street, 5th Floor, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Ital Heart J 2:887-9. 2001
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Hypobetalipoproteinemia is associated with low levels of hemostatic risk factors in the Framingham offspring population
    F K Welty
    Cardiovascular Division, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass, USA
    Circulation 95:825-30. 1997
    ..The aim of this study was to utilize subjects with hypobetalipoproteinemia to examine the relation between thrombotic potential and low levels of LDL cholesterol...
  6. ncbi request reprint Increased particulate air pollution and the triggering of myocardial infarction
    A Peters
    Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Circulation 103:2810-5. 2001
    ..Further studies in other locations are needed to clarify the importance of this potentially preventable trigger of MI...
  7. ncbi request reprint Prior alcohol consumption and mortality following acute myocardial infarction
    K J Mukamal
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, 330 Brookline Ave, LY 303, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    JAMA 285:1965-70. 2001
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Hyperinsulinemia, hyperglycemia, and impaired hemostasis: the Framingham Offspring Study
    J B Meigs
    General Medicine Division and Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Institute for Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease, Boston 02114, USA
    JAMA 283:221-8. 2000
    ..Hyperinsulinemia associated with glucose intolerance may increase risk directly, or its effect could be mediated through impaired hemostatic function...
  9. ncbi request reprint Heart failure and the risk of shocks in patients with implantable cardioverter defibrillators: results from the Triggers Of Ventricular Arrhythmias (TOVA) study
    William Whang
    Cardiovascular Division, Bulfinch 001, Massachusetts General Hospital, 55 Fruit St, Boston, Mass 02114, USA
    Circulation 109:1386-91. 2004
    ..Left ventricular ejection fraction (LVEF) predicts device discharges in patients with implantable cardioverter-defibrillators (ICDs). The relationship between severity of congestive heart failure (CHF) and ICD discharges is less clear...
  10. ncbi request reprint Impact of diabetes on long-term survival after acute myocardial infarction: comparability of risk with prior myocardial infarction
    K J Mukamal
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Diabetes Care 24:1422-7. 2001
    ..To determine the effect of diabetes on long-term survival after acute myocardial infarction and to compare its effect with that of a previous myocardial infarction...
  11. pmc Increased risk of paroxysmal atrial fibrillation episodes associated with acute increases in ambient air pollution
    David Q Rich
    Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 114:120-3. 2006
    ..ICDs also detect paroxysmal atrial fibrillation episodes (PAF) that result in rapid ventricular rates. In this same cohort of ICD patients, we assessed the association between ambient air pollution and episodes of PAF...
  12. ncbi request reprint Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, asthma, and risk of type 2 diabetes in women
    Jamal S Rana
    Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Diabetes Care 27:2478-84. 2004
    ..Increasing evidence points toward a role of inflammation in the pathogenesis of type 2 diabetes. We wanted to determine the relation of COPD and asthma with the development of type 2 diabetes...
  13. pmc Dietary glycemic index, dietary glycemic load, and incidence of heart failure events: a prospective study of middle-aged and elderly women
    Emily B Levitan
    Cardiovascular Epidemiology Research Unit, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Am Coll Nutr 29:65-71. 2010
    ..The authors therefore assessed whether dietary GI and GL were associated with rates of HF events...
  14. ncbi request reprint Should we use a case-crossover design?
    M Maclure
    Epidemiology Department, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Annu Rev Public Health 21:193-221. 2000
    ....
  15. ncbi request reprint Height is not associated with long-term survival after acute myocardial infarction
    K J Mukamal
    Divisions of General Medicine and Primary Care and Cardiology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Am Heart J 142:852-6. 2001
    ..Studies show an inverse association between height and risk of myocardial infarction. How height affects survival after acute myocardial infarction is uncertain...
  16. ncbi request reprint Lack of effect of recent alcohol consumption on the course of acute myocardial infarction
    K J Mukamal
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am Heart J 138:926-33. 1999
    ..We sought to determine whether recent alcohol consumption alters the course or complications of acute myocardial infarction...
  17. ncbi request reprint Driving and implantable cardioverter-defibrillator shocks for ventricular arrhythmias: results from the TOVA study
    Christine M Albert
    Center for Arrhythmia Prevention, Division of Preventive Medicine and Cardiovascular Division, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02215 1204, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 50:2233-40. 2007
    ..This study examined the risk of implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD) shocks for ventricular tachycardia (VT) or ventricular fibrillation (VF) associated with driving...
  18. ncbi request reprint Obesity and the risk of death after acute myocardial infarction
    Jamal S Rana
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Boston, Mass, USA
    Am Heart J 147:841-6. 2004
    ..In the general population, obesity is associated with an increased risk of all-cause death. However, the importance of obesity in patients with established coronary heart disease is less well defined...
  19. doi request reprint Acute changes in vascular function among welders exposed to metal-rich particulate matter
    Shona C Fang
    Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Epidemiology 19:217-25. 2008
    ..To investigate the role of vascular function, we assessed levels of the augmentation index (a correlate of arterial stiffness) after short-term exposure to welding-derived fine particulate matter (PM2.5)...
  20. doi request reprint Cardiovascular outcomes among sildenafil users: results of the International Men's Health Study
    M A Mittleman
    Cardiovascular Epidemiology Research Unit, Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Int J Clin Pract 62:367-73. 2008
    ..To assess the incidence of serious cardiovascular disease (CVD) events [i.e. myocardial infarction (MI) and stroke] and all-cause mortality in men with erectile dysfunction (ED) who received prescriptions for sildenafil...
  21. ncbi request reprint Triggering of myocardial infarction by cocaine
    M A Mittleman
    Institute for Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease, Cardiovascular Division, Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Circulation 99:2737-41. 1999
    ..However, the magnitude of the increase in risk of acute myocardial infarction immediately after cocaine use remains unknown...
  22. ncbi request reprint Increased risk of congestive heart failure among infarctions with nighttime onset
    K J Mukamal
    Department of Medicine, Divisions of General Medicine and Primary Care and Cardiology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Am Heart J 140:438-42. 2000
    ..We found no circadian variation in the risk of ventricular tachycardia or in peak creatine kinase levels...
  23. ncbi request reprint Association of short-term ambient air pollution concentrations and ventricular arrhythmias
    David Q Rich
    Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, 401 Park Drive, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 161:1123-32. 2005
    ..These results confirm previous findings and suggest that matching of pollution periods to arrhythmias is important in detecting such associations...
  24. pmc Candidate genes for respiratory disease associated with markers of inflammation and endothelial dysfunction in elderly men
    Elissa H Wilker
    Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02215, United States
    Atherosclerosis 206:480-5. 2009
    ..We hypothesized that candidate genes selected for a study of asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder (COPD) are associated with markers of systemic inflammation and endothelial dysfunction in an aging population...
  25. pmc Intervening on risk factors for coronary heart disease: an application of the parametric g-formula
    Sarah L Taubman
    National Bureau of Economic Research, Cambridge, MA, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 38:1599-611. 2009
    ..This work represents the first large-scale application of the parametric g-formula in an epidemiologic cohort study...
  26. pmc Air pollution and risk of stroke: underestimation of effect due to misclassification of time of event onset
    R Peter Lokken
    Department of Medicine, Cardiovascular Epidemiology Research Unit, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Epidemiology 20:137-42. 2009
    ..Epidemiologic studies linking ambient air pollution to the onset of acute cardiovascular events often rely on date of hospital admission for exposure assessment...
  27. ncbi request reprint Depression as a predictor for appropriate shocks among patients with implantable cardioverter-defibrillators: results from the Triggers of Ventricular Arrhythmias (TOVA) study
    William Whang
    Cardiovascular Division, Massachusetts General Hospital, 55 Fruit Street, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 45:1090-5. 2005
    ..We sought to examine the relationship between symptoms of depression and shock-treated ventricular arrhythmias among implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD) patients...
  28. pmc Prevalent cocaine use and myocardial infarction
    Stella Aslibekyan
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Cardiol 102:966-9. 2008
    ..In conclusion, these data support a substantial association between cocaine use and MI; the temporal trend in cocaine use may increase the occurrence of MI, particularly in younger populations...
  29. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular safety update of Tadalafil: retrospective analysis of data from placebo-controlled and open-label clinical trials of Tadalafil with as needed, three times-per-week or once-a-day dosing
    Robert A Kloner
    The Heart Institute, Good Samaritan Hospital, Cardiovascular Division, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Am J Cardiol 97:1778-84. 2006
    ..In this clinical trial population of men with erectile dysfunction, tadalafil was not associated with an increased risk for serious cardiovascular adverse events...
  30. ncbi request reprint Circadian variation in the onset of myocardial infarction: effect of duration of diabetes
    Jamal S Rana
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, 1 Autumn Street, 5th Floor, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Diabetes 52:1464-8. 2003
    ..Inconsistency in observation of such an effect in patients with diabetes in the past may well have been due to difference in the duration of diabetes and thus the variable extent of underlying autonomic dysfunction...
  31. pmc Circulating adhesion molecules after short-term exposure to particulate matter among welders
    S C Fang
    Environmental and Occupational Medicine and Epidemiology Program, Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, 665 Huntington Avenue, FXB 103, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Occup Environ Med 67:11-6. 2010
    ....
  32. ncbi request reprint Alternative approaches to analytical designs in occupational injury epidemiology
    M A Mittleman
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Ind Med 32:129-41. 1997
    ..Finally, a variety of hybrid designs are discussed, including combinations of case-control, case-crossover, and cohort designs...
  33. ncbi request reprint Alcohol consumption and hemostatic factors: analysis of the Framingham Offspring cohort
    K J Mukamal
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Circulation 104:1367-73. 2001
    ..Moderate alcohol consumers have lower rates of cardiovascular disease than abstainers. One proposed mechanism is a beneficial effect on hemostatic parameters, but previous studies have provided conflicting results...
  34. pmc Obesity and C-reactive protein levels among white, black, and hispanic US adults
    Christina C Wee
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 16:875-80. 2008
    ..We examined whether obesity's association with novel cardiovascular risk factors such as C-reactive protein (CRP) also varies by race and ethnicity...
  35. ncbi request reprint Dietary glycemic index, dietary glycemic load, and cardiovascular disease in middle-aged and older Swedish men
    Emily B Levitan
    Cardiovascular Epidemiology Research Unit, Cardiovascular Division, Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 85:1521-6. 2007
    ..In women, dietary glycemic index (GI) and dietary glycemic load (GL) have been associated with cardiovascular disease; in men, however, the evidence for an association is weaker...
  36. doi request reprint Improvements in long-term mortality after myocardial infarction and increased use of cardiovascular drugs after discharge: a 10-year trend analysis
    Soko Setoguchi
    Division of Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomics, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02120, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 51:1247-54. 2008
    ..We sought to assess the relationship between increasing use of cardiovascular medications and trends in long-term prognosis after myocardial infarction (MI) in the elderly...
  37. ncbi request reprint Prevalent rheumatoid arthritis and diabetes among NHANES III participants aged 60 and older
    Julia F Simard
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, and the Cardiovascular Epidemiology Research Unit, Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Rheumatol 34:469-73. 2007
    ..This study examines the cross-sectional association between prevalent rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and diabetes among noninstitutionalized US civilians aged >or= 60 years between 1988 and 1994...
  38. ncbi request reprint Tea consumption and infarct-related ventricular arrhythmias: the determinants of myocardial infarction onset study
    Kenneth J Mukamal
    Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Division of General Medicine and Primary Care Research Program, Brookline, MA 02446, USA
    J Am Coll Nutr 25:472-9. 2006
    ..We previously found preliminary evidence that tea consumption may also be associated with lower risk of infarct-related ventricular arrhythmias...
  39. ncbi request reprint The prevalence of blood pressure and cholesterol monitoring in Boston among non-Hispanic blacks, Hispanics, and non-Hispanic whites
    Eileen M Stuart-Shor
    Cardiovascular Epidemiology Research Unit, Cardiovascular Division, Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Ethn Dis 16:375-83. 2006
    ..This study examines blood pressure and cholesterol monitoring among non-Hispanic Black, Hispanic, and non-Hispanic White subjects...
  40. ncbi request reprint Use of dietary supplements among United States adults with coronary artery disease and atherosclerotic risks
    Catherine Buettner
    Division for Research and Education in Complementary and Integrative Medical Therapies, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Cardiol 99:661-6. 2007
    ..In conclusion, use of dietary supplements is common in those with CAD or CAD risks...
  41. ncbi request reprint Alcohol consumption and risk and prognosis of atrial fibrillation among older adults: the Cardiovascular Health Study
    Kenneth J Mukamal
    Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA
    Am Heart J 153:260-6. 2007
    ..The relationship of alcohol consumption with risk of atrial fibrillation (AF) is inconsistent in previous studies, and its relationship with prognosis of AF is undetermined...
  42. pmc A 6-month randomized pilot study of black tea and cardiovascular risk factors
    Kenneth J Mukamal
    Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02446, USA
    Am Heart J 154:724.e1-6. 2007
    ..The effects of black tea consumption on cardiovascular risk factors have been inconsistent in previous randomized trials, all of which have been limited to a few weeks duration...
  43. pmc Chimney stove intervention to reduce long-term wood smoke exposure lowers blood pressure among Guatemalan women
    John P McCracken
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 115:996-1001. 2007
    ..Given the evidence that ambient particles increase blood pressure, we hypothesized that the intervention would lower blood pressure...
  44. ncbi request reprint Beliefs, motivations, and opinions about moderate drinking: a cross-sectional survey
    Kenneth J Mukamal
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Fam Med 40:188-95. 2008
    ..The relationship of moderate alcohol use and health remains controversial and uncertain. How physicians and patients react to this uncertainty is unknown...
  45. pmc Residential exposure to traffic-related air pollution and survival after heart failure
    Mercedes Medina-Ramón
    Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 116:481-5. 2008
    ....
  46. pmc Alcohol and acute ischemic stroke onset: the stroke onset study
    Elizabeth Mostofsky
    Cardiovascular Epidemiology Research Unit, Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass 02215, USA
    Stroke 41:1845-9. 2010
    ....
  47. pmc Safety and effectiveness of bivalirudin in routine care of patients undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention
    Jeremy A Rassen
    Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02120, USA
    Eur Heart J 31:561-72. 2010
    ..Trials have indicated that bivalirudin is non-inferior to heparin with respect to death and repeat revascularization and may decrease the risk of major bleeds. The use of bivalirudin in routine care has not been evaluated...
  48. pmc Adiposity and incidence of heart failure hospitalization and mortality: a population-based prospective study
    Emily B Levitan
    Cardiovascular Epidemiology Research Unit, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Mass, USA
    Circ Heart Fail 2:202-8. 2009
    ..Obesity is associated with heart failure (HF) incidence. We examined the strength of the association of body mass index (BMI) with HF by age and joint associations of BMI and waist circumference (WC)...
  49. pmc Postural changes in blood pressure associated with interactions between candidate genes for chronic respiratory diseases and exposure to particulate matter
    Elissa Wilker
    Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 117:935-40. 2009
    ..Fine particulate matter [aerodynamic diameter </= 2.5 mum (PM(2.5))] has been associated with autonomic dysregulation...
  50. pmc Herbal supplement use and blood lead levels of United States adults
    Catherine Buettner
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, 330 Brookline Avenue, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 24:1175-82. 2009
    ..Some herbal supplements may contain lead...
  51. pmc Fish consumption, marine omega-3 fatty acids, and incidence of heart failure: a population-based prospective study of middle-aged and elderly men
    Emily B Levitan
    Cardiovascular Epidemiology Research Unit, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, 375 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Eur Heart J 30:1495-500. 2009
    ..We therefore conducted a population-based, prospective study of 39 367 middle-aged and older Swedish men...
  52. pmc Instrumental variables II: instrumental variable application-in 25 variations, the physician prescribing preference generally was strong and reduced covariate imbalance
    Jeremy A Rassen
    Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02120, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 62:1233-41. 2009
    ..As reduction in covariate imbalance may suggest increased IV validity, we sought to examine the covariate balance and instrument strength in 25 formulations of the PPP IV in two cohort studies...
  53. pmc Weather and air pollution as triggers of severe headaches
    Kenneth J Mukamal
    Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Neurology 72:922-7. 2009
    ..The roles of weather conditions and air pollution as triggers of headache have been inconsistent in previous, generally small studies...
  54. pmc Consistency with the DASH diet and incidence of heart failure
    Emily B Levitan
    Cardiovascular Epidemiology Research Unit, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, 375 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Arch Intern Med 169:851-7. 2009
    ..We hypothesized that diets consistent with the DASH diet would be associated with a lower incidence of heart failure (HF)...
  55. doi request reprint Hematologic parameters, atherosclerotic progression, and prognosis in patients with previous coronary artery bypass grafting (from the Post CABG Trial)
    Kenneth J Mukamal
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Cardiol 103:328-32. 2009
    ..In conclusion, WBC count is associated with a graded increase in cardiovascular events in patients with coronary artery bypass grafts...
  56. doi request reprint Instrumental variable analysis for estimation of treatment effects with dichotomous outcomes
    Jeremy A Rassen
    Division of Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomics, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02120, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 169:273-84. 2009
    ..Generalized method of moments estimation produced substantially the same results as the 2-stage logistic method. Few substantive differences among the methods were observed, despite their reliance on distinct assumptions...
  57. pmc Disparities in myocardial infarction case fatality rates among the elderly: the 20-year Medicare experience
    Gregory A Wellenius
    Department of Medicine, Cardiovascular Epidemiology Research Unit, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Am Heart J 156:483-90. 2008
    ..Accordingly, we sought to assess long-term temporal trends in mortality after hospitalization for MI and to assess whether these trends differ by sex, race, or age in a cohort of elderly patients...
  58. doi request reprint The relationship between obesity and atherosclerotic progression and prognosis among patients with coronary artery bypass grafts the effect of aggressive statin therapy
    Christina C Wee
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 52:620-5. 2008
    ..This study examines whether obesity accelerates atherogenic progression or adverse outcomes after coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery...
  59. pmc Perinatal factors and adult-onset lupus
    Julia F Simard
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard University School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 59:1155-61. 2008
    ..Therefore, we evaluated the role of birth weight, being breastfed, and preterm birth on the incidence of SLE in participants in the Nurses' Health Study (NHS) and the Nurses' Health Study II (NHSII)...
  60. pmc Prevalence of musculoskeletal pain and statin use
    Catherine Buettner
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 23:1182-6. 2008
    ..However, in placebo-controlled trials the incidence of muscle pain is most often similar for placebo and active control groups...
  61. doi request reprint A prospective study of floor surface, shoes, floor cleaning and slipping in US limited-service restaurant workers
    Santosh K Verma
    Center for Injury Epidemiology, Liberty Mutual Research Institute for Safety, Hopkinton, Massachusetts, USA
    Occup Environ Med 68:279-85. 2011
    ..This study examined the association between floor surface characteristics, slip-resistant shoes, floor cleaning frequency and the risk of slipping in limited-service restaurant workers...
  62. ncbi request reprint Renal dysfunction increases the risk of saphenous vein graft occlusion: results from the Post-CABG trial
    Gregory A Wellenius
    Cardiovascular Epidemiology Research Unit, Cardiovascular Division, Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, 330 Brookline Avenue, Deaconess 306, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Atherosclerosis 193:414-20. 2007
    ..Saphenous vein grafts are common among patients with a history of coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery. Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is an established cardiovascular risk factor, but its role in graft disease has not been evaluated...
  63. ncbi request reprint Optimal referent selection strategies in case-crossover studies: a settled issue
    Murray A Mittleman
    Cardiovascular Epidemiology Research Unit, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, and the Department of Medicine, Harvard School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Epidemiology 16:715-6. 2005
  64. ncbi request reprint Alcohol use and risk of ischemic stroke among older adults: the cardiovascular health study
    Kenneth J Mukamal
    Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, 330 Brookline Ave, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Stroke 36:1830-4. 2005
    ..The association of light to moderate alcohol consumption with risk of ischemic stroke remains uncertain, as are the roles of potentially mediating factors and modification by apolipoprotein E (apoE) genotype...
  65. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of acute risk for myocardial infarction in men treated with sildenafil citrate
    Murray A Mittleman
    Cardiovascular Epidemiology Research Unit, Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Cardiol 96:443-6. 2005
    ....
  66. ncbi request reprint Roles of drinking pattern and type of alcohol consumed in coronary heart disease in men
    Kenneth J Mukamal
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    N Engl J Med 348:109-18. 2003
    ..Although moderate drinking confers a decreased risk of myocardial infarction, the roles of the drinking pattern and type of beverage remain unclear...
  67. ncbi request reprint Prospective study of alcohol consumption and risk of dementia in older adults
    Kenneth J Mukamal
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, 330 Brookline Ave, RO 114, Boston, Mass 02215, USA
    JAMA 289:1405-13. 2003
    ..Alcohol consumption has been associated with complex changes in cerebral vasculature and structure in older adults. How alcohol consumption affects the incidence of dementia is less clear...
  68. ncbi request reprint Alcohol consumption and inflammatory markers in older adults: the Cardiovascular Health Study
    Kenneth J Mukamal
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, 330 Brookline Avenue, RO 114, Boston, MA, USA
    Atherosclerosis 173:79-87. 2004
    ..We sought to determine the relation of alcohol intake and systemic inflammation in a population-based sample of older adults...
  69. ncbi request reprint Educational attainment and myocardial infarct-related congestive heart failure (the Determinants of Myocardial Infarction Onset Study)
    Kenneth J Mukamal
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, 330 Brookline Avenue, RO 114, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Am J Cardiol 93:1288-91. 2004
    ..75; 95% confidence interval, 0.57 to 0.99; p for trend 0.02), with similar findings among men, women, whites, and blacks...
  70. ncbi request reprint Air pollution: small particles, big problems?
    Murray A Mittleman
    Beth Israel Medical Center, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Epidemiology 14:512-3. 2003
  71. ncbi request reprint Alcohol consumption and carotid atherosclerosis in older adults: the Cardiovascular Health Study
    Kenneth J Mukamal
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, 330 Brookline Ave, RO 114, Boston, Mass 02215, USA
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 23:2252-9. 2003
    ..The association of alcohol use with atherosclerosis is inconsistent in previous studies...
  72. ncbi request reprint Air pollution and hospital admissions for ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke among medicare beneficiaries
    Gregory A Wellenius
    Cardiovascular Division, Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Stroke 36:2549-53. 2005
    ..The association between short-term elevations in ambient air particles and increased cardiovascular morbidity and mortality is well documented. Ambient particles may similarly increase the risk of stroke...
  73. ncbi request reprint Alcohol consumption, atherosclerotic progression, and prognosis among patients with coronary artery bypass grafts
    Kenneth J Mukamal
    Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Am Heart J 151:368-72. 2006
    ..Although moderate drinking has been associated with lower mortality among patients after myocardial infarction, its relationship with prognosis and graft obstruction among patients with coronary artery bypass grafts is unknown...
  74. ncbi request reprint Particulate air pollution and hospital admissions for congestive heart failure in seven United States cities
    Gregory A Wellenius
    Cardiovascular Epidemiology Research Unit, Cardiovascular Division, Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Cardiol 97:404-8. 2006
    ....
  75. ncbi request reprint Alcohol consumption and risk of coronary heart disease in older adults: the Cardiovascular Health Study
    Kenneth J Mukamal
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 54:30-7. 2006
    ..To evaluate several aspects of the relationship between alcohol use and coronary heart disease in older adults, including beverage type, mediating factors, and type of outcome...
  76. pmc Instrumental variables I: instrumental variables exploit natural variation in nonexperimental data to estimate causal relationships
    Jeremy A Rassen
    Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02120, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 62:1226-32. 2009
    ..It gives examples of instruments used in clinical epidemiology and concludes with an outline on estimation of effects...
  77. ncbi request reprint Binge drinking and mortality after acute myocardial infarction
    Kenneth J Mukamal
    Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Circulation 112:3839-45. 2005
    ..Moderate drinkers have a lower risk of mortality after myocardial infarction (MI). Although binge drinking has been associated with a higher risk of MI in some studies, its relation to prognosis after MI is uncertain...
  78. ncbi request reprint Tea consumption and mortality after acute myocardial infarction
    Kenneth J Mukamal
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Circulation 105:2476-81. 2002
    ..Some studies have suggested that tea consumption may be associated with lower mortality among individuals with cardiovascular disease, but the effects of tea consumption on mortality after acute myocardial infarction are unknown...
  79. ncbi request reprint Alcohol consumption and subclinical findings on magnetic resonance imaging of the brain in older adults: the cardiovascular health study
    K J Mukamal
    Division of General Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Stroke 32:1939-46. 2001
    ..The extent to which these competing associations influence overall brain function will require further study...
  80. pmc Coffee and acute ischemic stroke onset: the Stroke Onset Study
    E Mostofsky
    Cardiovascular Epidemiology Research Unit, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, 375 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Neurology 75:1583-8. 2010
    ..However, the risk of ischemic stroke associated with transient exposure to coffee remains unclear. We hypothesized that caffeine intake is associated with a transiently increased risk of ischemic stroke...
  81. pmc Association of ventricular arrhythmias detected by implantable cardioverter defibrillator and ambient air pollutants in the St Louis, Missouri metropolitan area
    D Q Rich
    Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Occup Environ Med 63:591-6. 2006
    ..It has previously been reported that the risk of ventricular arrhythmias is positively associated with ambient air pollution among patients with implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICD) in Boston...
  82. ncbi request reprint Long-term prognostic value of preoperative dipyridamole thallium imaging and clinical indexes in patients with diabetes mellitus undergoing peripheral vascular surgery
    M C Cohen
    Department of Medicine, Maine Medical Center, Portland, USA
    Am J Cardiol 83:1038-42. 1999
    ..Combined clinical and thallium variables may identify a population in whom intensive medical or surgical interventions may be warranted to reduce both perioperative and late cardiac events...
  83. ncbi request reprint Triggering of sudden death from cardiac causes by vigorous exertion
    C M Albert
    Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02215 1204, USA
    N Engl J Med 343:1355-61. 2000
    ..However, the role of physical activity in precipitating or preventing sudden death has not been assessed prospectively in a large number of subjects...
  84. ncbi request reprint Effect of diabetes mellitus and its treatment on ventricular arrhythmias complicating acute myocardial infarction
    J S Rana
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Diabet Med 22:576-82. 2005
    ..To evaluate the effect of diabetes mellitus and its treatment on the risk of arrhythmias among early survivors of acute myocardial infarction...
  85. pmc Exposure to maternal smoking and incident SLE in a prospective cohort study
    J F Simard
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Lupus 18:431-5. 2009
    ..0, 95% CI: 0.8 to 1.3) in combined analyses. Early-life exposure to cigarette smoke due to mothers' or fathers' smoking was not associated with increased risk of adult-onset SLE in women...
  86. ncbi request reprint Dietary glycemic index, dietary glycemic load and mortality among men with established cardiovascular disease
    E B Levitan
    Cardiovascular Epidemiology Research Unit, Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Eur J Clin Nutr 63:552-7. 2009
    ..We tested the hypothesis that diets with higher GI and GL are associated with increased mortality in men with established cardiovascular disease...
  87. ncbi request reprint Clinical trials of sildenafil citrate (Viagra) demonstrate no increase in risk of myocardial infarction and cardiovascular death compared with placebo
    M A Mittleman
    Institute for Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Int J Clin Pract 57:597-600. 2003
    ..The use of sildenafil was not associated with an increase in the risk of MI or cardiovascular death...
  88. ncbi request reprint Ambulatory electrocardiogram-based tracking of T wave alternans in postmyocardial infarction patients to assess risk of cardiac arrest or arrhythmic death
    Richard L Verrier
    Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School, One Autumn Street, W KN 521, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 14:705-11. 2003
    ..This is the first study to assess T wave alternans (TWA) analyzed from routine ambulatory electrocardiograms (AECGs) to identify postmyocardial infarction (post-MI) patients at increased risk for arrhythmic events...
  89. ncbi request reprint Comparison of courses of patients with acute myocardial infarction with chest pain appearing during exertion versus those with chest pain not occurring during exertion
    Kenneth J Mukamal
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Masschusetts 021215, USA
    Am J Cardiol 90:642-5. 2002
  90. ncbi request reprint Comparing mortality of elderly patients on hemodialysis versus peritoneal dialysis: a propensity score approach
    Wolfgang C Winkelmayer
    Division of Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomics, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 13:2353-62. 2002
    ....
  91. ncbi request reprint Effects of sulfonylurea hypoglycemic agents and adenosine triphosphate dependent potassium channel antagonists on ventricular arrhythmias in patients with decompensated heart failure
    Doron Aronson
    Division of Cardiology, Rambam Medical Center, Haifa, Israel
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 26:1254-61. 2003
    ..These results suggest that cardiac K(ATP) channel activation may be involved in the genesis of ventricular arrhythmias in CHF...
  92. ncbi request reprint Late nephrologist referral and access to renal transplantation
    Wolfgang C Winkelmayer
    Division of Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomics, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Transplantation 73:1918-23. 2002
    ..Our aim was to explore a possible association between late nephrologist referral before onset of renal replacement therapy (RRT) and the likelihood of receiving a renal transplant...
  93. ncbi request reprint Measures of heart period variability as predictors of mortality in hospitalized patients with decompensated congestive heart failure
    Doron Aronson
    Division of Cardiology, Rambam Medical Center, Haifa, Israel
    Am J Cardiol 93:59-63. 2004
    ..Together with previous studies, our findings suggest that indexes of overall HRV provide useful prognostic information in the full spectrum of CHF severity...
  94. ncbi request reprint Alcohol consumption in older adults and Medicare costs
    Kenneth J Mukamal
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Health Care Financ Rev 27:49-61. 2006
    ..The lower costs associated with moderate drinking were most apparent among participants with cardiovascular disease (CVD) and for hospitalization costs for CVD among healthy participants. Former drinkers had the highest costs...
  95. ncbi request reprint Depressive symptoms, social isolation, and progression of coronary artery atherosclerosis: the Stockholm Female Coronary Angiography Study
    Hui Xin Wang
    Division of Preventive Medicine, Department of Public Health Sciences, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    Psychother Psychosom 75:96-102. 2006
    ..Although both depressive symptoms and social isolation in relation to coronary heart disease have been studied previously, few have examined their joint effects on coronary atherosclerosis progression in women...
  96. pmc Effects of ambient air pollution on functional status in patients with chronic congestive heart failure: a repeated-measures study
    Gregory A Wellenius
    Cardiovascular Epidemiology Research Unit, Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, 330 Brookline Avenue, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Environ Health 6:26. 2007
    ..We tested the hypothesis that BNP levels would be positively associated with short-term changes in ambient pollution levels among 28 patients with chronic stable HF and impaired systolic function...
  97. ncbi request reprint Systematic review of the effects of ginseng on cardiovascular risk factors
    Catherine Buettner
    Division for Research and Education in Complementary and Integrative Medical Therapies, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215 3325, USA
    Ann Pharmacother 40:83-95. 2006
    ..To examine the evidence for the efficacy of ginseng (Panax spp.) on cardiovascular risk factors, including blood pressure, lipid profiles, and blood glucose, and to summarize reported cardiovascular adverse events...
  98. ncbi request reprint Alcohol consumption and platelet activation and aggregation among women and men: the Framingham Offspring Study
    Kenneth J Mukamal
    Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 29:1906-12. 2005
    ..Alcohol intake has been associated with lower platelet activity; however, few large-scale studies have included women, and to our knowledge, the relationship of alcohol intake with measures of platelet activation has not been studied...
  99. pmc An exploratory prospective study of marijuana use and mortality following acute myocardial infarction
    Kenneth J Mukamal
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 02446, USA
    Am Heart J 155:465-70. 2008
    ..The relationship of marijuana use with coronary heart disease, including prognosis among patients with coronary heart disease, is uncertain...
  100. pmc Association of air pollution with increased incidence of ventricular tachyarrhythmias recorded by implanted cardioverter defibrillators
    Douglas W Dockery
    Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 113:670-4. 2005
    ..The associations with sulfate suggest a link with stationary fossil fuel combustion sources...
  101. pmc Obesity and undiagnosed diabetes in the U.S
    Christina C Wee
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Diabetes Care 31:1813-5. 2008
    ..To study whether obese individuals, who are at higher risk for diabetes and disparities in care than nonobese individuals, are more likely to have undiagnosed diabetes...