Edward K Kasper

Summary

Affiliation: Johns Hopkins University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint A randomized trial of the efficacy of multidisciplinary care in heart failure outpatients at high risk of hospital readmission
    Edward K Kasper
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21287 6568, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 39:471-80. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Rapid titration of carvedilol in patients with congestive heart failure: a randomized trial of automated telemedicine versus frequent outpatient clinic visits
    Jeffrey Spaeder
    Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am Heart J 151:844.e1-10. 2006
  3. doi request reprint The change in B-type natriuretic peptide levels over time predicts significant rejection in cardiac transplant recipients
    Michelle M Kittleson
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, USA
    J Heart Lung Transplant 28:704-9. 2009
  4. ncbi request reprint The variable natural history of idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy
    Kapil Parakh
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Isr Med Assoc J 14:666-71. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint Mild vs severe pulmonary hypertension before heart transplantation: different effects on posttransplantation pulmonary hypertension and mortality
    Patricia P Chang
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Heart Lung Transplant 24:998-1007. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Elevated uric acid levels predict allograft vasculopathy in cardiac transplant recipients
    Michelle M Kittleson
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Heart Lung Transplant 26:498-503. 2007
  7. pmc Antibody-mediated rejection in human cardiac allografts: evaluation of immunoglobulins and complement activation products C4d and C3d as markers
    E R Rodriguez
    Department of Pathology, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Am J Transplant 5:2778-85. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint A positive endomyocardial biopsy result for sarcoid is associated with poor prognosis in patients with initially unexplained cardiomyopathy
    Hossein Ardehali
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Am Heart J 150:459-63. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic approach to the patient with cardiomyopathy: whom to biopsy
    Hossein Ardehali
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am Heart J 149:7-12. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Mortality in primary and secondary myocarditis
    Todd C Pulerwitz
    Cardiology Division, Department of Medicine, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY, USA
    Am Heart J 147:746-50. 2004

Detail Information

Publications29

  1. ncbi request reprint A randomized trial of the efficacy of multidisciplinary care in heart failure outpatients at high risk of hospital readmission
    Edward K Kasper
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21287 6568, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 39:471-80. 2002
    ..We sought to determine whether a multidisciplinary outpatient management program decreases chronic heart failure (CHF) hospital readmissions and mortality over a six-month period...
  2. ncbi request reprint Rapid titration of carvedilol in patients with congestive heart failure: a randomized trial of automated telemedicine versus frequent outpatient clinic visits
    Jeffrey Spaeder
    Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am Heart J 151:844.e1-10. 2006
    ..To address these obstacles, we studied if an automated telemedicine system named TeleWatch (TW) could facilitate carvedilol titration in outpatients with left ventricular systolic dysfunction...
  3. doi request reprint The change in B-type natriuretic peptide levels over time predicts significant rejection in cardiac transplant recipients
    Michelle M Kittleson
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, USA
    J Heart Lung Transplant 28:704-9. 2009
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint The variable natural history of idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy
    Kapil Parakh
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Isr Med Assoc J 14:666-71. 2012
    ..The relative value of traditional prognostic criteria remains unclear and the assessment of long-term prognosis for individual patients is problematic...
  5. ncbi request reprint Mild vs severe pulmonary hypertension before heart transplantation: different effects on posttransplantation pulmonary hypertension and mortality
    Patricia P Chang
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Heart Lung Transplant 24:998-1007. 2005
    ..Pulmonary hypertension (PH) is common in severe heart failure, but the effect of mild PH on posttransplantation PH and survival after heart transplantation has not been well described...
  6. ncbi request reprint Elevated uric acid levels predict allograft vasculopathy in cardiac transplant recipients
    Michelle M Kittleson
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Heart Lung Transplant 26:498-503. 2007
    ..We hypothesized that hyperuricemia is associated with CAV in cardiac transplant recipients...
  7. pmc Antibody-mediated rejection in human cardiac allografts: evaluation of immunoglobulins and complement activation products C4d and C3d as markers
    E R Rodriguez
    Department of Pathology, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Am J Transplant 5:2778-85. 2005
    ..Concomitant use of C4d and C3d is very useful to diagnose AMR, when correlated with clinical parameters of graft function. AMR in heart transplant patients can occur many months or years after transplant...
  8. ncbi request reprint A positive endomyocardial biopsy result for sarcoid is associated with poor prognosis in patients with initially unexplained cardiomyopathy
    Hossein Ardehali
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Am Heart J 150:459-63. 2005
    ..In patients with cardiomyopathy, the diagnosis of sarcoidosis has important treatment implications. We studied the prognostic implications of a cardiac biopsy diagnosis of sarcoidosis in patients with unexplained cardiomyopathy...
  9. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic approach to the patient with cardiomyopathy: whom to biopsy
    Hossein Ardehali
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am Heart J 149:7-12. 2005
    ..However, our experience and recent evidence suggests that EMBx may be a valuable diagnostic modality and should be included in the evaluation of patients with initially unexplained cardiomyopathy...
  10. ncbi request reprint Mortality in primary and secondary myocarditis
    Todd C Pulerwitz
    Cardiology Division, Department of Medicine, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY, USA
    Am Heart J 147:746-50. 2004
    ..Lymphocytic myocarditis presents as a primary disorder or in association with a systemic disease. Whether primary and secondary myocarditis have the same prognosis is unknown...
  11. ncbi request reprint Endomyocardial biopsy plays a role in diagnosing patients with unexplained cardiomyopathy
    Hossein Ardehali
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am Heart J 147:919-23. 2004
    ..This study was undertaken to evaluate the utility of EMBx in confirming or excluding a clinically suspected diagnosis...
  12. ncbi request reprint Predictors of cause-specific hospital readmission in patients with heart failure
    Zaruhi V Babayan
    Department of Cardiology, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Clin Cardiol 26:411-8. 2003
    ..Repeated hospital readmissions are frequent and increasing over time in patients with heart failure (HF). The predictors for readmission in patients with HF are not completely understood...
  13. doi request reprint Effect of Beta-blocker therapy on rehospitalization rates in women versus men with heart failure and preserved ejection fraction
    S Morteza Farasat
    MedStar Research Institute, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Am J Cardiol 105:229-34. 2010
    ..The risks and benefits of beta-blocker therapy in patients with HFpEF should be evaluated in randomized, controlled trials...
  14. ncbi request reprint Reversible cardiomyopathy caused by administration of interferon alpha
    Aarif Y Khakoo
    Division of Cardiology, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Nat Clin Pract Cardiovasc Med 2:53-7. 2005
    ..Physical examination findings were consistent with congestive heart failure. Laboratory studies were notable for hypothyroidism. Echocardiography revealed severe, global left-ventricular dysfunction...
  15. ncbi request reprint Noninvasive diagnosis of biopsy-proven cardiac amyloidosis
    Joseph E Rahman
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, 4940 Eastern Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21224 2780, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 43:410-5. 2004
    ..This study analyzed the utility of electrocardiographic (ECG) and echocardiographic findings in the diagnosis of amyloidosis proven by endomyocardial biopsy...
  16. ncbi request reprint Antithymocyte globulin is associated with complement deposition in cardiac transplant biopsies
    William M Baldwin
    Department of Pathology, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205 2196, USA
    Hum Immunol 65:1273-80. 2004
    ..Thus prophylactic treatment with ATGAM is associated with the deposition of horse IgG and activation of complement in the transplant...
  17. ncbi request reprint Correlation of chlamydia pneumoniae infection and severity of accelerated graft arteriosclerosis after cardiac transplantation
    Aruna K Subramanian
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    Transplantation 73:761-4. 2002
    ..This study evaluated association between C. pneumoniae infection and accelerated graft arteriosclerosis (AGA), also known as cardiac allograft vasculopathy (CAV), after cardiac transplantation...
  18. ncbi request reprint Beyond C4d: other complement-related diagnostic approaches to antibody-mediated rejection
    William M Baldwin
    Department of Pathology, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Transplant 4:311-8. 2004
    ..Understanding the mechanisms by which complement integrates the interactions of leukocytes, platelets and parenchymal cells offers opportunities to further refine the diagnosis of rejection...
  19. ncbi request reprint Filtered QRS duration on signal-averaged electrocardiography predicts inducibility of ventricular tachycardia in arrhythmogenic right ventricle dysplasia
    Khurram Nasir
    Department of Cardiology, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 26:1955-60. 2003
    ..Filtered QRS duration on SAECG is predictive of electrophysiological study outcome in ARVD. Further studies will be needed to determine if SAECG results can predict the development of ventricular arrhythmias during follow-up...
  20. pmc Finger photoplethysmography during the Valsalva maneuver reflects left ventricular filling pressure
    Harry A Silber
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 302:H2043-7. 2012
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  21. ncbi request reprint Treatment of hyperlipidemia in cardiac transplant recipients
    Kenneth C Bilchick
    Division of Cardiology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am Heart J 148:200-10. 2004
    ..A summary algorithm is proposed, including approaches to patients with statin-associated musculoskeletal symptoms and patients with inadequate results after initial statin therapy...
  22. ncbi request reprint Pulmonary hypertension and risk of death in cardiomyopathy: patients with myocarditis are at higher risk
    Thomas P Cappola
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Circulation 105:1663-8. 2002
    ....
  23. ncbi request reprint Usefulness of decreased levels of D-dimer in predicting progressive accelerated graft arteriosclerosis
    Thomas A Hennebry
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    Am J Cardiol 89:884-7. 2002
  24. pmc Transcriptomic biomarkers for individual risk assessment in new-onset heart failure
    Bettina Heidecker
    Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami Division of Cardiology, CRB, 1120 NW 14th St, Suite 1124, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    Circulation 118:238-46. 2008
    ..We hypothesized that a transcriptomic signature, generated from a single endomyocardial biopsy, could serve as a novel prognostic biomarker in HF...
  25. ncbi request reprint Diabetes and idiopathic cardiomyopathy: a nationwide case-control study
    Alain G Bertoni
    Departments of Public Health Sciences and Internal Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157, USA
    Diabetes Care 26:2791-5. 2003
    ..Therefore, we used the 1995 Nationwide Inpatient Sample (NIS) to determine discharge rates and test the hypothesis that diabetes is independently associated with ICM...
  26. ncbi request reprint ACC/AHA 2006 guideline update on perioperative cardiovascular evaluation for noncardiac surgery: focused update on perioperative beta-blocker therapy--a report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Task Force on Practice Guideli
    Lee A Fleisher
    Anesth Analg 104:15-26. 2007
    ..The ultimate judgment regarding care of a particular patient must be made by the healthcare provider and patient in light of all the circumstances presented by that patient...
  27. ncbi request reprint ACC/AHA 2006 guideline update on perioperative cardiovascular evaluation for noncardiac surgery: focused update on perioperative beta-blocker therapy: a report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Task Force on Practice Guideli
    Lee A Fleisher
    Circulation 113:2662-74. 2006
  28. ncbi request reprint ACC/AHA 2006 guideline update on perioperative cardiovascular evaluation for noncardiac surgery: focused update on perioperative beta-blocker therapy: a report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Task Force on Practice Guideli
    Lee A Fleisher
    J Am Coll Cardiol 47:2343-55. 2006
  29. ncbi request reprint The case for selective re-issuance of medical certificates to allow pilots who have received a heart transplant to resume flying
    David C McGiffin
    University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    J Heart Lung Transplant 24:259-69. 2005
    ....