Thomas D Giles

Summary

Affiliation: Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The influence of dose of angiotensin I-converting enzyme inhibitor on systolic blood pressure variability in heart failure: a substudy of the Assessment of Treatment with Lisinopril and Survival in heart failure (ATLAS) trial
    T D Giles
    Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, Louisiana 70112, USA
    Blood Press Monit 6:81-4. 2001
  2. doi request reprint Beta-blockers for preventing sudden cardiac death
    Thomas D Giles
    Division of Cardiovascular Research, Louisiana State University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Postgrad Med 114:30-4. 2003
  3. doi request reprint Beta-blocker therapy for patients with ventricular heart failure and reduced systolic function
    Thomas D Giles
    Division of Cardiology, Louisiana State University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Postgrad Med 114:18-29. 2003
  4. doi request reprint Use of beta-blockers for heart failure in patients with diabetes mellitus
    Thomas D Giles
    Cardiovascular Research Louisiana State University Health Science Center, 1542 Tulane Ave, Rm 331E, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Postgrad Med 112:32-7. 2002
  5. ncbi request reprint Introduction
    Thomas D Giles
    New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Postgrad Med 112:5-6. 2002
  6. ncbi request reprint Applying the strategy of combination antihypertensive therapy to special populations
    Thomas D Giles
    Section of Cardiology, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 8:2-3. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Pathophysiologic, diagnostic, and therapeutic aspects of the metabolic syndrome
    Thomas D Giles
    Section of Cardiology, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 7:669-78. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Expanding the definition and classification of hypertension
    Thomas D Giles
    Louisiana State University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 7:505-12. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Relevance of blood pressure variation in the circadian onset of cardiovascular events
    Thomas Giles
    Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, Louisiana 70112, USA
    J Hypertens Suppl 23:S35-9. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Diabetes mellitus and heart failure: basic mechanisms, clinical features, and therapeutic considerations
    Thomas D Giles
    Section of Cardiology, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, 1542 Tulane Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Cardiol Clin 22:553-68. 2004

Detail Information

Publications14

  1. ncbi request reprint The influence of dose of angiotensin I-converting enzyme inhibitor on systolic blood pressure variability in heart failure: a substudy of the Assessment of Treatment with Lisinopril and Survival in heart failure (ATLAS) trial
    T D Giles
    Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, Louisiana 70112, USA
    Blood Press Monit 6:81-4. 2001
    ..05). The greater variability in SBP was not associated with a difference in mean 24 h arterial blood pressure...
  2. doi request reprint Beta-blockers for preventing sudden cardiac death
    Thomas D Giles
    Division of Cardiovascular Research, Louisiana State University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Postgrad Med 114:30-4. 2003
    ..Clinical evidence reveals the association between beta-blockade and improved survival, and trials explore the role for beta-blockers in the prevention of sudden cardiac death...
  3. doi request reprint Beta-blocker therapy for patients with ventricular heart failure and reduced systolic function
    Thomas D Giles
    Division of Cardiology, Louisiana State University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Postgrad Med 114:18-29. 2003
    ..Other agents such as angiotensin II-receptor blockers and mineralocorticoid (aldosterone) receptor antagonists may also be important...
  4. doi request reprint Use of beta-blockers for heart failure in patients with diabetes mellitus
    Thomas D Giles
    Cardiovascular Research Louisiana State University Health Science Center, 1542 Tulane Ave, Rm 331E, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Postgrad Med 112:32-7. 2002
    ..These observations strongly support a role for the use of beta-blockers in patients with both heart failure and diabetes...
  5. ncbi request reprint Introduction
    Thomas D Giles
    New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Postgrad Med 112:5-6. 2002
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Applying the strategy of combination antihypertensive therapy to special populations
    Thomas D Giles
    Section of Cardiology, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 8:2-3. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Pathophysiologic, diagnostic, and therapeutic aspects of the metabolic syndrome
    Thomas D Giles
    Section of Cardiology, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 7:669-78. 2005
    ..Glucose-lowering agents may be indicated, and drugs such as metformin and thiazolidinediones, which reduce insulin resistance, should form the basis of therapy. Carefully chosen therapy will effectively improve cardiovascular outcomes...
  8. ncbi request reprint Expanding the definition and classification of hypertension
    Thomas D Giles
    Louisiana State University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 7:505-12. 2005
    ..We believe it would be preferable to classify all individuals as either normal or hypertensive, based on their cardiovascular evaluation, using the four categories of normal and stages 1, 2, and 3 hypertension...
  9. ncbi request reprint Relevance of blood pressure variation in the circadian onset of cardiovascular events
    Thomas Giles
    Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, Louisiana 70112, USA
    J Hypertens Suppl 23:S35-9. 2005
    ..The technique has demonstrated, for example, a significantly greater reduction in blood pressure for the last 6 h of the 24-h dosing interval with telmisartan compared with valsartan...
  10. ncbi request reprint Diabetes mellitus and heart failure: basic mechanisms, clinical features, and therapeutic considerations
    Thomas D Giles
    Section of Cardiology, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, 1542 Tulane Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Cardiol Clin 22:553-68. 2004
    ..Such action will result in great benefit for patients by reducing morbidity and mortality and improving quality of life and will reduce the financial burden that is associated with this epidemic disease...
  11. ncbi request reprint Examining therapeutic goals: population versus individual-based approaches
    Thomas D Giles
    Department of Medicine, Louisiana State University School of Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana 70112, USA
    Am J Hypertens 16:26S-30S. 2003
    ..Ultimately, the treatment decisions should be tailored to each patient, integrating as much information as possible concerning the patient's history, risk, pathophysiology, and lifestyle...
  12. ncbi request reprint Rationale for combination therapy as initial treatment for hypertension
    Thomas D Giles
    Louisiana State University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 5:4-11. 2003
    ....
  13. ncbi request reprint Hypertension and heart failure sine heart failure. The ACC/AHA guidelines: a misadventure in the lexicography of cardiomyopathy and heart failure, particularly for the hypertensive
    Thomas D Giles
    Louisiana State University Medical Center, 1542 Tulane Avenue, Room 331E, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 5:280-1. 2003
  14. doi request reprint The need for defining- and redefining- hypertension: beyond the numbers
    Thomas D Giles
    Cardiovascular Research, Louisiana State University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Postgrad Med 118:21-5. 2005
    ..In this article, Drs Giles and Sander review the current definitions of hypertension in clinical practice and its evaluation in light of total cardiovascular risk...