Joseph T King

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Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Quality of life assessment in patients undergoing nucleoplasty-based percutaneous discectomy
    Peter C Gerszten
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Healthcare System, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 4:36-42. 2006
  2. doi request reprint Disparities in rates of spine surgery for degenerative spine disease between HIV-infected and uninfected veterans
    Joseph T King
    Department of Surgery, Section of Neurosurgery, VA Connecticut Healthcare System, West Haven, CT 06516, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 37:612-22. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Glycemic control and infections in patients with diabetes undergoing noncardiac surgery
    Joseph T King
    Section of Neurosurgery, VA Connecticut Healthcare System, West Haven, Connecticut, USA
    Ann Surg 253:158-65. 2011
  4. doi request reprint Cervical spine reoperation rates and hospital resource utilization after initial surgery for degenerative cervical spine disease in 12,338 patients in Washington State
    Joseph T King
    Section of Neurosurgery, VA Connecticut Healthcare System, West Haven, Connecticut 06516, USA
    Neurosurgery 65:1011-22; discussion 1022-3. 2009
  5. doi request reprint Measuring preference-based quality of life using the EuroQol EQ-5D in patients with cerebral aneurysms
    Joseph T King
    Section of Neurosurgery, VA Connecticut Healthcare System, West Haven, Connecticut 06516, USA
    Neurosurgery 65:565-72; discussion 572-3. 2009
  6. doi request reprint A national internet-based survey of cerebral aneurysm preference-based quality of life
    Joseph T King
    Section of Neurosurgery, VA Connecticut Healthcare System, West Haven, Connecticut 06516, USA
    Neurosurgery 64:249-54; discussion 254-5. 2009
  7. pmc Cognitive impairment and preferences for current health
    Joseph T King
    Section of Neurosurgery, VA Connecticut Healthcare System, West Haven, Connecticut, USA
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 7:1. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint What do patients with cerebral aneurysms know about their condition?
    Joseph T King
    Section of Neurosurgery, VA Connecticut Healthcare System, West Haven, Connecticut 06516, USA
    Neurosurgery 58:824-30; discussion 824-30. 2006
  9. doi request reprint Impact of the scale upper anchor on health state preferences
    Joseph T King
    Section of Neurosurgery, VA Connecticut Healthcare System, West Haven, Connecticut 06516, USA
    Med Decis Making 29:257-66. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Cognitive functioning in patients with cerebral aneurysms measured with the mini mental state examination and the telephone interview for cognitive status
    Joseph T King
    Section of Neurosurgery, Veterans Affairs Connecticut Healthcare System, West Haven, Connecticut 06516, USA
    Neurosurgery 59:803-10; discussion 810-1. 2006

Detail Information

Publications29

  1. ncbi request reprint Quality of life assessment in patients undergoing nucleoplasty-based percutaneous discectomy
    Peter C Gerszten
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Healthcare System, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 4:36-42. 2006
    ..In this study the authors evaluated pain, functioning, and quality of life (QOL) in patients with radicular leg and back pain who underwent nucleoplasty-based percutaneous disc decompression...
  2. doi request reprint Disparities in rates of spine surgery for degenerative spine disease between HIV-infected and uninfected veterans
    Joseph T King
    Department of Surgery, Section of Neurosurgery, VA Connecticut Healthcare System, West Haven, CT 06516, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 37:612-22. 2012
    ..Retrospective analysis of nationwide Veterans Health Administration clinical and administrative data...
  3. doi request reprint Glycemic control and infections in patients with diabetes undergoing noncardiac surgery
    Joseph T King
    Section of Neurosurgery, VA Connecticut Healthcare System, West Haven, Connecticut, USA
    Ann Surg 253:158-65. 2011
    ..Examine the relationship between perioperative glucose control and postoperative infections in a nationwide sample of diabetic patients undergoing a wide variety of surgical procedures...
  4. doi request reprint Cervical spine reoperation rates and hospital resource utilization after initial surgery for degenerative cervical spine disease in 12,338 patients in Washington State
    Joseph T King
    Section of Neurosurgery, VA Connecticut Healthcare System, West Haven, Connecticut 06516, USA
    Neurosurgery 65:1011-22; discussion 1022-3. 2009
    ..We investigated factors related to the rate of additional cervical spine surgery, the associated length of stay, and hospital charges...
  5. doi request reprint Measuring preference-based quality of life using the EuroQol EQ-5D in patients with cerebral aneurysms
    Joseph T King
    Section of Neurosurgery, VA Connecticut Healthcare System, West Haven, Connecticut 06516, USA
    Neurosurgery 65:565-72; discussion 572-3. 2009
    ..The EuroQol EQ-5D is a popular generic 5-item multiple-choice survey questionnaire that measures preference-based QOL on a 0 to 1 scale. We assessed the validity and reliability of the EQ-5D in patients with cerebral aneurysms...
  6. doi request reprint A national internet-based survey of cerebral aneurysm preference-based quality of life
    Joseph T King
    Section of Neurosurgery, VA Connecticut Healthcare System, West Haven, Connecticut 06516, USA
    Neurosurgery 64:249-54; discussion 254-5. 2009
    ..QOL values of the general public for cerebral aneurysm health states are not well understood...
  7. pmc Cognitive impairment and preferences for current health
    Joseph T King
    Section of Neurosurgery, VA Connecticut Healthcare System, West Haven, Connecticut, USA
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 7:1. 2009
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  8. ncbi request reprint What do patients with cerebral aneurysms know about their condition?
    Joseph T King
    Section of Neurosurgery, VA Connecticut Healthcare System, West Haven, Connecticut 06516, USA
    Neurosurgery 58:824-30; discussion 824-30. 2006
    ..To study what patients know about their condition, we compared patients' knowledge about their aneurysm-related medical history with information in the medical record...
  9. doi request reprint Impact of the scale upper anchor on health state preferences
    Joseph T King
    Section of Neurosurgery, VA Connecticut Healthcare System, West Haven, Connecticut 06516, USA
    Med Decis Making 29:257-66. 2009
    ..q scales. They sought to validate the differences in Q and q scale measurements in a separate patient population...
  10. ncbi request reprint Cognitive functioning in patients with cerebral aneurysms measured with the mini mental state examination and the telephone interview for cognitive status
    Joseph T King
    Section of Neurosurgery, Veterans Affairs Connecticut Healthcare System, West Haven, Connecticut 06516, USA
    Neurosurgery 59:803-10; discussion 810-1. 2006
    ..MMSE and TICS scores are often dichotomized to classify patients as cognitively impaired or not. Frequently, after an initial MMSE face-to-face evaluation, the TICS is used for follow-up assessments by telephone...
  11. ncbi request reprint Mental health, anxiety, and depression in patients with cerebral aneurysms
    Joseph T King
    Section of Neurosurgery, VA Connecticut Healthcare System, West Haven, Connecticut 06516, USA
    J Neurosurg 103:636-41. 2005
    ..Aneurysm disease and its treatment can have an adverse impact on mental health, yet the affects of cerebral aneurysms on general mental health, anxiety, and depression are poorly understood...
  12. ncbi request reprint Preference-based quality of life in patients with cerebral aneurysms
    Joseph T King
    Section of Neurosurgery, VA Connecticut Healthcare System 112 950 Campbell Ave, West Haven, CT 06516, USA
    Stroke 36:303-9. 2005
    ..An additional advantage of preference-based QOL values is that they can be incorporated into decision analyses and cost-effectiveness analyses...
  13. ncbi request reprint The physical performance test and the evaluation of functional status in patients with cerebral aneurysms
    Joseph T King
    Section of Neurosurgery, Veterans Affairs Connecticut Healthcare System, West Haven 06516, USA
    J Neurosurg 104:525-30. 2006
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  14. ncbi request reprint Cervical spondylotic myelopathy, depression, and anxiety: a cohort analysis of 89 patients
    Michael R Stoffman
    Department of Neurosurgery, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    Neurosurgery 57:307-13; discussion 307-13. 2005
    ..To examine the relation between mood and functional deficits produced by CSM...
  15. ncbi request reprint Multimodal assessment after surgery for cervical spondylotic myelopathy
    Joseph T King
    Section of Neurosurgery, Veterans Administration Connecticut Healthcare System, West Haven Connecticut 06516, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 2:526-34. 2005
    ..In the present study the authors used three types of outcomes instruments to assess the results of CSM surgery...
  16. ncbi request reprint The short form-12 and the measurement of health status in patients with cerebral aneurysms: performance, validity, and reliability
    Joseph T King
    Section of Neurosurgery, Veterans Administration Connecticut Healthcare System, West Haven, Connecticut 06516, USA
    J Neurosurg 102:489-94. 2005
    ..The authors assessed the performance, validity, and reliability of the Short Form-12 (SF-12), a self-administered written survey instrument, to assess health status in patients with cerebral aneurysms...
  17. doi request reprint Drug toxicity, HIV progression, or comorbidity of aging: does tipranavir use increase the risk of intracranial hemorrhage?
    Amy C Justice
    Veterans Affairs Connecticut Healthcare System, West Haven, Connecticut 06516, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 47:1226-30. 2008
    ..We studied 2 large cohorts to estimate the background rate of intracranial hemorrhage and compared it with rates reported among persons who had been exposed to tipranavir...
  18. pmc The duration of postoperative acute kidney injury is an additional parameter predicting long-term survival in diabetic veterans
    Steven G Coca
    Clinical Epidemiology Research Center, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, West Haven, Connecticut 06516, USA
    Kidney Int 78:926-33. 2010
    ..Hence, the duration of AKI adds additional information to predict long-term mortality...
  19. ncbi request reprint Positive association between current health and health values for hypothetical disease states
    Joseph T King
    Section of Neurosurgery, Acute Care Service Line, Surgical Service 112, VA Connecticut Healthcare System, 950 Campbell Avenue, West Haven 06516, USA
    Med Decis Making 24:367-78. 2004
    ..Valuations of hypothetical health state scenarios can be affected by participant characteristics...
  20. ncbi request reprint Preference-based quality of life measurement in patients with cervical spondylotic myelopathy
    Joseph T King
    Section of Neurosurgery, Surgical Service Line, Veterans Affairs Pittsburgh Healthcare System, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 29:1271-80. 2004
    ..Prospective cross-sectional observational cohort study...
  21. doi request reprint What does the value of modern medicine say about the $50,000 per quality-adjusted life-year decision rule?
    R Scott Braithwaite
    Department of Medicine, Section of General Internal Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    Med Care 46:349-56. 2008
    ..However, many investigators have questioned the scientific basis of this rule, and it has not been updated...
  22. ncbi request reprint "Perfect health" versus "disease free": the impact of anchor point choice on the measurement of preferences and the calculation of disease-specific disutilities
    Joseph T King
    Section of Neurosurgery, Surgical Service Line, Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, USA
    Med Decis Making 23:212-25. 2003
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  23. ncbi request reprint Quality of life assessment with the medical outcomes study short form-36 among patients with cervical spondylotic myelopathy
    Joseph T King
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Neurosurgery 52:113-20; discussion 121. 2003
    ..We used Medical Outcomes Study Short Form-36 (SF-36), a generic quality of life outcome-assessment instrument, to assess the quality of life among patients with CSM...
  24. ncbi request reprint Validity and reliability of the Short Form-36 in cervical spondylotic myelopathy
    Joseph T King
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Veteran s Administration Pittsburgh Healthcare System, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Neurosurg 97:180-5. 2002
    ..In this study the authors assessed the validity and reliability of the Medical Outcomes Study Short Form-36 (SF-36), a generic outcomes instrument, in a population of patients with cervical spondylotic myelopathy (CSM)...
  25. ncbi request reprint Long-term HIV/AIDS survival estimation in the highly active antiretroviral therapy era
    Joseph T King
    Section of Neurosurgery, Surgical Service Line, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Med Decis Making 23:9-20. 2003
    ..The authors construct a computer simulation model based on observational data to estimate long-term survival in a cohort of HIV/AIDS patients undergoing treatment with HAART...
  26. ncbi request reprint Prognostic factors for survival after stereotactic radiosurgery vary with the number of cerebral metastases
    Michael L DiLuna
    Department of Neurosurgery, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    Cancer 109:135-45. 2007
    ..Little is understood about the factors that influence survival in patients who undergo gamma-knife stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS) for brain metastases...
  27. ncbi request reprint Willingness to pay for a quality-adjusted life year: implications for societal health care resource allocation
    Joseph T King
    VA Connecticut Healthcare System, West Haven, CT, USA
    Med Decis Making 25:667-77. 2005
    ..Health-state preferences can be combined with willingness-to-pay (WTP) data to calculate WTP per quality-adjusted life year (QALY). The WTP/QALY ratios provide insight into societal valuations of expenditures for medical interventions...
  28. ncbi request reprint Early Glasgow Outcome Scale scores predict long-term functional outcome in patients with severe traumatic brain injury
    Joseph T King
    Section of Neurosurgery, VA Connecticut Healthcare System 112, West Haven, Connecticut 06516, USA
    J Neurotrauma 22:947-54. 2005
    ..The 3-month GOS is a powerful independent predictor of long-term outcome for patients with severe TBI. Prolonged hypotension, DAI, and the presence of fixed and dilated pupils were also independent predictors of poor outcome...
  29. ncbi request reprint National Institutes of Health state-of-the-science conference statement: prevention of fecal and urinary incontinence in adults
    C Seth Landefeld
    University of California, San Francisco, and San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center, San Francisco, California 94143 1265, USA
    Ann Intern Med 148:449-58. 2008