Aaron L Baggish

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Affiliation: Massachusetts General Hospital
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Combined use of amino terminal-pro-brain natriuretic peptide levels and QRS duration to predict left ventricular systolic dysfunction in patients with dyspnea
    Rahul Sakhuja
    Cardiology Division, and Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Cardiol 96:263-6. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Clopidogrel use in coronary artery disease
    Aaron L Baggish
    Department of Cardiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Expert Rev Cardiovasc Ther 4:7-15. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Training-specific changes in cardiac structure and function: a prospective and longitudinal assessment of competitive athletes
    Aaron L Baggish
    Div of Cardiology, Dept of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Yawkey 5, 55 Fruit St, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Appl Physiol (1985) 104:1121-8. 2008
  4. doi request reprint The impact of endurance exercise training on left ventricular systolic mechanics
    Aaron L Baggish
    Division of Cardiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Yawkey Suite 5B, 55 Fruit St, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 295:H1109-H1116. 2008
  5. pmc Dynamic regulation of circulating microRNA during acute exhaustive exercise and sustained aerobic exercise training
    Aaron L Baggish
    Massachusetts General Hospital, Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Physiol 589:3983-94. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Impact of family hypertension history on exercise-induced cardiac remodeling
    Aaron L Baggish
    Division of Cardiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Cardiol 104:101-6. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Differences in cardiac parameters among elite rowers and subelite rowers
    Aaron L Baggish
    Division of Cardiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 42:1215-20. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Cardiovascular screening in college athletes with and without electrocardiography: A cross-sectional study
    Aaron L Baggish
    Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, 02114, USA
    Ann Intern Med 152:269-75. 2010
  9. doi request reprint New York Heart Association class versus amino-terminal pro-B type natriuretic peptide for acute heart failure prognosis
    Aaron L Baggish
    Cardiology Division, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Biomarkers 15:307-14. 2010
  10. pmc Long-term anabolic-androgenic steroid use is associated with left ventricular dysfunction
    Aaron L Baggish
    Division of Cardiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, and Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass 02114, USA
    Circ Heart Fail 3:472-6. 2010

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  1. ncbi request reprint Combined use of amino terminal-pro-brain natriuretic peptide levels and QRS duration to predict left ventricular systolic dysfunction in patients with dyspnea
    Rahul Sakhuja
    Cardiology Division, and Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Cardiol 96:263-6. 2005
    ..This strategy can be used to predict depressed function and target more formal evaluation with echocardiography in patients with dyspnea...
  2. ncbi request reprint Clopidogrel use in coronary artery disease
    Aaron L Baggish
    Department of Cardiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Expert Rev Cardiovasc Ther 4:7-15. 2006
    ..This review outlines the pharmacology of clopidogrel, highlights the results of clopidogrel trials in the setting of acute coronary syndromes, and presents areas of uncertainty and potential future work...
  3. ncbi request reprint Training-specific changes in cardiac structure and function: a prospective and longitudinal assessment of competitive athletes
    Aaron L Baggish
    Div of Cardiology, Dept of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Yawkey 5, 55 Fruit St, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Appl Physiol (1985) 104:1121-8. 2008
    ..EA develop biventricular dilation with enhanced diastolic function, while SA develop isolated, concentric left ventricular hypertrophy with diminished diastolic relaxation...
  4. doi request reprint The impact of endurance exercise training on left ventricular systolic mechanics
    Aaron L Baggish
    Division of Cardiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Yawkey Suite 5B, 55 Fruit St, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 295:H1109-H1116. 2008
    ..001). EET leads to significant changes in LV systolic function with regional heterogeneity that may be secondary to concomitant RV adaptation. These changes are not detected by conventional measurements such as ejection fraction...
  5. pmc Dynamic regulation of circulating microRNA during acute exhaustive exercise and sustained aerobic exercise training
    Aaron L Baggish
    Massachusetts General Hospital, Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Physiol 589:3983-94. 2011
    ..73; P = 0.02). Although future work is required, these results suggest the potential value of c-miRNAs as exercise biomarkers and their possible roles as physiological mediators of exercise-induced cardiovascular adaptation...
  6. doi request reprint Impact of family hypertension history on exercise-induced cardiac remodeling
    Aaron L Baggish
    Division of Cardiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Cardiol 104:101-6. 2009
    ..In conclusion, these findings suggest that patterns of exercise-induced LV remodeling are strongly associated with FH history status...
  7. doi request reprint Differences in cardiac parameters among elite rowers and subelite rowers
    Aaron L Baggish
    Division of Cardiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 42:1215-20. 2010
    ..Factors associated with this variability remain incompletely understood. To date, the relationship between the competition level at which athletes participate and their underlying cardiac parameters has not been explored...
  8. doi request reprint Cardiovascular screening in college athletes with and without electrocardiography: A cross-sectional study
    Aaron L Baggish
    Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, 02114, USA
    Ann Intern Med 152:269-75. 2010
    ..To date, no prospective data that compare screening with and without ECG have been available...
  9. doi request reprint New York Heart Association class versus amino-terminal pro-B type natriuretic peptide for acute heart failure prognosis
    Aaron L Baggish
    Cardiology Division, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Biomarkers 15:307-14. 2010
    ..The prognostic value of the New York Heart Association classification (NYHAC) in acutely decompensated heart failure (ADHF) is unknown...
  10. pmc Long-term anabolic-androgenic steroid use is associated with left ventricular dysfunction
    Aaron L Baggish
    Division of Cardiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, and Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass 02114, USA
    Circ Heart Fail 3:472-6. 2010
    ..We compared cardiac parameters in weightlifters reporting long-term AAS use to those in otherwise similar weightlifters without prior AAS exposure...
  11. doi request reprint The impact of moderate-altitude staging on pulmonary arterial hemodynamics after ascent to high altitude
    Aaron L Baggish
    Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, 02114, USA
    High Alt Med Biol 11:139-45. 2010
    ..SA significantly attenuated the PAP increase associated with continuous direct ascent to high altitude and appeared to uncouple PAP from both alveolar hypoxia and arterial hypoxemia...
  12. ncbi request reprint Intracranial abscess from embolic Serratia marcescens endocarditis
    Aaron L Baggish
    Department of Cardiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Lancet Infect Dis 7:630. 2007
  13. ncbi request reprint Utility of amino-terminal pro-brain natriuretic peptide testing for prediction of 1-year mortality in patients with dyspnea treated in the emergency department
    James L Januzzi
    Department of Internal Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA
    Arch Intern Med 166:315-20. 2006
    ..Amino-terminal pro-brain natriuretic peptide (NT-proBNP) is useful for diagnosis and triage of patients with dyspnea, but its role for predicting outcomes in such patients remains undefined...
  14. ncbi request reprint Effect of body mass index on natriuretic peptide levels in patients with acute congestive heart failure: a ProBNP Investigation of Dyspnea in the Emergency Department (PRIDE) substudy
    Daniel G Krauser
    Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass 02114, USA
    Am Heart J 149:744-50. 2005
    ..Neither the mechanism of natriuretic peptide suppression in the obese patient nor whether obesity affects natriuretic peptide levels among patients with acute CHF is known...
  15. doi request reprint Blood pressure and left ventricular hypertrophy during American-style football participation
    Rory B Weiner
    Cardiovascular Performance Program, Massachusetts General Hospital, 55 Fruit St, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Circulation 128:524-31. 2013
    ..The risk of increased blood pressure (BP) and early adulthood hypertension among the substantially larger population of collegiate ASF athletes is not known...
  16. ncbi request reprint The effects of ejection fraction on N-terminal ProBNP and BNP levels in patients with acute CHF: analysis from the ProBNP Investigation of Dyspnea in the Emergency Department (PRIDE) study
    Michelle O'Donoghue
    Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Card Fail 11:S9-14. 2005
    ..Limited data exist regarding the impact of left ventricular ejection fraction (LVEF) on N-terminal pro-brain natriuretic peptide (NT-proBNP) and B-type natriuretic peptide (BNP) levels in patients with acute congestive heart failure (CHF)...
  17. ncbi request reprint NT-proBNP levels, echocardiographic findings, and outcomes in breathless patients: results from the ProBNP Investigation of Dyspnoea in the Emergency Department (PRIDE) echocardiographic substudy
    Annabel A Chen
    Division of Cardiology, Cardiac Ultrasound Laboratory, and Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, 02114, USA
    Eur Heart J 27:839-45. 2006
    ..The objective of this study was to determine the integrative utility of measuring plasma NT-proBNP levels with echocardiography in the evaluation of dyspnoeic patients...
  18. ncbi request reprint Usefulness of aminoterminal pro-brain natriuretic peptide testing for the diagnostic and prognostic evaluation of dyspneic patients with diabetes mellitus seen in the emergency department (from the PRIDE Study)
    Michelle O'Donoghue
    Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Cardiol 100:1336-40. 2007
    ..09 to 10.7, p <0.001). In conclusion, NT-pro-BNP testing offers valuable diagnostic and prognostic information in the evaluation of dyspneic patients with DM in the ED, using identical cutpoints as the population as whole...
  19. doi request reprint Characterization and prediction of natriuretic peptide "nonresponse" during heart failure management: results from the ProBNP Outpatient Tailored Chronic Heart Failure (PROTECT) and the NT-proBNP-Assisted Treatment to Lessen Serial Cardiac Readmissions an
    Hanna K Gaggin
    Cardiology Division, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Congest Heart Fail 19:135-42. 2013
    ..73, P<.001). Serial changes in NT-proBNP inform risk for adverse outcome and are associated with prognostically meaningful metrics. Prediction of future NT-proBNP nonresponse to HF therapy is possible...
  20. pmc Early repolarization pattern in competitive athletes: clinical correlates and the effects of exercise training
    Peter A Noseworthy
    Cardiovascular Research Center, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol 4:432-40. 2011
    ..Although ERP is common among athletes, prevalence, ECG lead distribution, clinical characteristics, and effects of physical training remain uncertain. We sought to examine the nonanterior ERP in competitive athletes...
  21. doi request reprint Improvement in structural and functional echocardiographic parameters during chronic heart failure therapy guided by natriuretic peptides: mechanistic insights from the ProBNP Outpatient Tailored Chronic Heart Failure (PROTECT) study
    Rory B Weiner
    Division of Cardiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Eur J Heart Fail 15:342-51. 2013
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  22. doi request reprint Performance of the 2010 European Society of Cardiology criteria for ECG interpretation in athletes
    Rory B Weiner
    Division of Cardiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Heart 97:1573-7. 2011
    ..The European Society of Cardiology (ESC) recently published revised criteria for ECG interpretation in the athlete...
  23. ncbi request reprint Neither race nor gender influences the usefulness of amino-terminal pro-brain natriuretic peptide testing in dyspneic subjects: a ProBNP Investigation of Dyspnea in the Emergency Department (PRIDE) substudy
    Daniel G Krauser
    Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    J Card Fail 12:452-7. 2006
    ..Little is known about the effect of race on NT-proBNP concentrations. Also, NT-proBNP levels may be higher in apparently well women, but the effect of gender on NT-proBNP concentrations in dyspneic patients is not known...
  24. ncbi request reprint Measurement of the interleukin family member ST2 in patients with acute dyspnea: results from the PRIDE (Pro-Brain Natriuretic Peptide Investigation of Dyspnea in the Emergency Department) study
    James L Januzzi
    Department of Medicine and Laboratory Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 50:607-13. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the value of measurement of the interleukin-1 receptor family member ST2 in patients with dyspnea...
  25. ncbi request reprint A validated clinical and biochemical score for the diagnosis of acute heart failure: the ProBNP Investigation of Dyspnea in the Emergency Department (PRIDE) Acute Heart Failure Score
    Aaron L Baggish
    Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Am Heart J 151:48-54. 2006
    ..No method integrating amino-terminal pro-brain natriuretic peptide (NT-proBNP) testing with clinical assessment for the evaluation of patients with suspected acute heart failure (HF) has been described...
  26. doi request reprint Significance of electrocardiographic right bundle branch block in trained athletes
    Jonathan H Kim
    Division of Cardiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Cardiol 107:1083-9. 2011
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  27. ncbi request reprint Association of atrial fibrillation and amino-terminal pro-brain natriuretic peptide concentrations in dyspneic subjects with and without acute heart failure: results from the ProBNP Investigation of Dyspnea in the Emergency Department (PRIDE) study
    Angela Morello
    Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Am Heart J 153:90-7. 2007
    ..Atrial fibrillation (AF) may cause dyspnea in the absence of acute HF and may also affect plasma levels of NT-proBNP...
  28. doi request reprint Heart failure outcomes and benefits of NT-proBNP-guided management in the elderly: results from the prospective, randomized ProBNP outpatient tailored chronic heart failure therapy (PROTECT) study
    Hanna K Gaggin
    Cardiology Division, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Card Fail 18:626-34. 2012
    ..Elderly patients with heart failure (HF) have a worse prognosis than younger patients. We wished to study whether elders benefit from natriuretic peptide-guided HF care in this single-center study...
  29. doi request reprint The feasibility, diagnostic yield, and learning curve of portable echocardiography for out-of-hospital cardiovascular disease screening
    Rory B Weiner
    Division of Cardiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 25:568-75. 2012
    ..Data documenting the feasibility, yield, and logistical considerations of out-of-hospital TTE for preparticipation evaluation of athletes are sparse...
  30. ncbi request reprint Hemoglobin and N-terminal pro-brain natriuretic peptide: Independent and synergistic predictors of mortality in patients with acute heart failure Results from the International Collaborative of NT-proBNP (ICON) Study
    Aaron L Baggish
    PRIDE Study Group, and Cardiology Division, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Clin Chim Acta 381:145-50. 2007
    ..Hemoglobin and amino-terminal pro-brain natriuretic peptide (NT-proBNP) are both independent predictors of mortality in patients with chronic HF. Their combined predictive power for mortality in the setting of acute HF is uncertain...
  31. doi request reprint Soluble ST2 plasma concentrations predict 1-year mortality in acutely dyspneic emergency department patients with pulmonary disease
    Abelardo Martinez-Rumayor
    Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Clin Pathol 130:578-84. 2008
    ..20 ng/mL or more diverged early and rose progressively in 1 year (P < .001). ST2 concentrations are frequently elevated in acute pulmonary diseases and are markedly prognostic for death by 1 year...
  32. doi request reprint Preload dependency of left ventricular torsion: the impact of normal saline infusion
    Rory B Weiner
    Division of Cardiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Mass, USA
    Circ Cardiovasc Imaging 3:672-8. 2010
    ..The net difference between systolic apical counterclockwise rotation and basal clockwise rotation is left ventricular torsion (LVT). Although LVT is altered in various cardiac diseases, determinants of LVT are incompletely understood...
  33. doi request reprint The impact of endurance exercise training on left ventricular torsion
    Rory B Weiner
    Division of Cardiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    JACC Cardiovasc Imaging 3:1001-9. 2010
    ..We sought to examine the effect of endurance exercise training (EET) on peak systolic left ventricular torsion (LVT) and peak early diastolic untwisting rate (UTR)...
  34. pmc The impact of isometric handgrip testing on left ventricular twist mechanics
    Rory B Weiner
    Cardiovascular Performance Program, Massachusetts General Hospital, Yawkey Suite 5B, 55 Fruit Street, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Physiol 590:5141-50. 2012
    ..71). Peak systolic apical rotation and LVT decrease during IHGT in healthy humans. This impairment of LV twist mechanics may in part underlie the LV dysfunction that can occur in the clinical context of acute increase in afterload...
  35. doi request reprint The differential diagnosis of an elevated amino-terminal pro-B-type natriuretic peptide level
    Aaron L Baggish
    Cardiology Division, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Am J Cardiol 101:43-8. 2008
    ..Future studies will be necessary to further understand the utility of NT-proBNP testing in states other than cardiovascular disease...
  36. doi request reprint Amino-terminal pro-B-type natriuretic peptide testing and prognosis in patients with acute dyspnea, including those with acute heart failure
    Aaron L Baggish
    Cardiology Division, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Am J Cardiol 101:49-55. 2008
    ....
  37. doi request reprint Pulmonary artery acceleration time provides an accurate estimate of systolic pulmonary arterial pressure during transthoracic echocardiography
    Kibar Yared
    Division of Cardiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 24:687-92. 2011
    ..To date, in the absence of TR, no noninvasive method of deriving EPSPAP has been developed...
  38. ncbi request reprint The N-terminal Pro-BNP investigation of dyspnea in the emergency department (PRIDE) study
    James L Januzzi
    Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Am J Cardiol 95:948-54. 2005
    ..NT-proBNP measurement is a valuable addition to standard clinical assessment for the identification and exclusion of acute CHF in the emergency department setting...
  39. doi request reprint Multimodality imaging of pericardial diseases
    Kibar Yared
    Division of Cardiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    JACC Cardiovasc Imaging 3:650-60. 2010
    ..This report reviews the imaging modalities most useful in the assessment of patients with pericardial disease, with an emphasis on the complementary value of multimodality cardiac imaging...
  40. doi request reprint Use of amino-terminal pro-B-type natriuretic peptide to guide outpatient therapy of patients with chronic left ventricular systolic dysfunction
    James L Januzzi
    Cardiology Division, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 58:1881-9. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate whether chronic heart failure (HF) therapy guided by concentrations of amino-terminal pro-B-type natriuretic peptide (NT-proBNP) is superior to standard of care (SOC) management...
  41. doi request reprint Clinical uncertainty, diagnostic accuracy, and outcomes in emergency department patients presenting with dyspnea
    Sandy M Green
    Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Yawkey 5984, 55 Fruit St, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Arch Intern Med 168:741-8. 2008
    ..We hypothesized that diagnostic uncertainty in this setting is associated with adverse outcomes, and amino-terminal pro-B-type natriuretic peptide (NT-proBNP) testing would improve diagnostic accuracy and reduce diagnostic uncertainty...
  42. doi request reprint Prolonged mean VO2 response time in systolic heart failure: an indicator of impaired right ventricular-pulmonary vascular function
    Neal A Chatterjee
    Cardiology Division, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Circ Heart Fail 6:499-507. 2013
    ..To gain mechanistic insights into delayed VO2 kinetics in LVSD, we simultaneously assessed hemodynamic measurements, ventilatory parameters, and peripheral oxygen usage during exercise...
  43. doi request reprint Exercise-induced cardiac remodeling
    Rory B Weiner
    Cardiovascular Performance Program, Division of Cardiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Prog Cardiovasc Dis 54:380-6. 2012
    ..The increasing popularity of recreational exercise and competitive athletics has led to a growing number of individuals exhibiting these findings in routine clinical practice. This review will provide an overview of EICR in athletes...
  44. ncbi request reprint Cost effectiveness of natriuretic peptide measurement in the primary care setting: have we found the gatekeeper for the evaluation of dyspneic outpatients?
    Aaron L Baggish
    Cardiology Division and PRIDE Study Group, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Congest Heart Fail 12:108-9. 2006
  45. ncbi request reprint Ischemia-modified albumin improves the usefulness of standard cardiac biomarkers for the diagnosis of myocardial ischemia in the emergency department setting
    Saif Anwaruddin
    Department of Internal Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston 02114, USA
    Am J Clin Pathol 123:140-5. 2005
    ..IMA is highly sensitive and has a high negative predictive value, which might improve the usefulness of standard biomarkers of myocardial ischemia...
  46. pmc Effect of weight loss after weight loss surgery on plasma N-terminal pro-B-type natriuretic peptide levels
    Annabel Chen-Tournoux
    Cardiology Division, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Cardiol 106:1450-5. 2010
    ..These findings suggest a direct, reversible relation between obesity and reduced natriuretic peptide levels...
  47. doi request reprint Serial measurement of galectin-3 in patients with chronic heart failure: results from the ProBNP Outpatient Tailored Chronic Heart Failure Therapy (PROTECT) study
    Shweta R Motiwala
    Division of Cardiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Eur J Heart Fail 15:1157-63. 2013
    ..Galectin-3 is a prognostic heart failure (HF) biomarker that may mediate cardiac fibrosis. We examined the value of serial galectin-3 measurement for prognosis and response to therapy in chronic HF...
  48. doi request reprint Effect of statins on creatine kinase levels before and after a marathon run
    Beth A Parker
    Henry Low Heart Center, Department of Cardiology, Hartford Hospital, Connecticut, USA
    Am J Cardiol 109:282-7. 2012
    ..02 and r(2) = 0.00, respectively; p >0.42), suggesting that susceptibility to exercise-induced muscle injury with statins increases with age. In conclusion, our results show that statins increase exercise-related muscle injury...
  49. doi request reprint Design and methods of the Pro-B Type Natriuretic Peptide Outpatient Tailored Chronic Heart Failure Therapy (PROTECT) Study
    Anju Bhardwaj
    Cardiology Division, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Am Heart J 159:532-538.e1. 2010
    ..Changes in NT-proBNP concentrations parallel prognosis; however, it remains unclear whether HF care with a goal to maximize medical therapy and also lower NT-proBNP concentrations is superior to standard HF care alone...
  50. doi request reprint Cardiac arrest during long-distance running races
    Jonathan H Kim
    Division of Cardiology, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    N Engl J Med 366:130-40. 2012
    ..Approximately 2 million people participate in long-distance running races in the United States annually. Reports of race-related cardiac arrests have generated concern about the safety of this activity...
  51. doi request reprint The electrocardiographic early repolarization pattern in athletes: normal variant or sudden death risk factor?
    Varsha Keelara Tanguturi
    Department of Medicine, Brigham and Womens Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Sports Med 42:359-66. 2012
    ..This review will describe the evolving understanding of the ERP and will explore the relevance of the ERP for the care of athletes...
  52. ncbi request reprint Postoperative troponin-T predicts prolonged intensive care unit length of stay following cardiac surgery
    Aaron L Baggish
    Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Crit Care Med 32:1866-71. 2004
    ..To evaluate the use of postoperative cardiac troponin T (cTnT) for the prediction of prolonged intensive care unit length of stay following cardiac surgery...
  53. ncbi request reprint The Athlete's Heart 2007: diseases of the coronary circulation
    Aaron L Baggish
    Department of Cardiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, 55 Fruit Street, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Cardiol Clin 25:431-40, vi. 2007
    ..This article discusses diseases of the coronary circulation relevant to athletes...
  54. doi request reprint Management strategy in 249 consecutive patients with obstructive hypertrophic cardiomyopathy referred to a dedicated program
    Richard D Rothman
    Cardiology Division, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, USA
    Am J Cardiol 110:1169-74. 2012
    ..7-year follow-up, obviating SRT in these patients. Clinicians in programs offering SRT should optimize conservative therapy before recommending SRT...
  55. doi request reprint Ultrasound for high altitude research
    Peter J Fagenholz
    Department of Surgery, Division of Trauma, Emergency Surgery, and Surgical Critical Care, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Ultrasound Med Biol 38:1-12. 2012
    ....
  56. doi request reprint Radiopharmaceutical agents for myocardial perfusion imaging
    Aaron L Baggish
    Division of Cardiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, 55 Fruit St, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Circulation 118:1668-74. 2008
  57. ncbi request reprint Amino-terminal pro-brain natriuretic Peptide, renal function, and outcomes in acute heart failure: redefining the cardiorenal interaction?
    Roland R J van Kimmenade
    Department of Cardiology, University Hospital Maastricht, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    J Am Coll Cardiol 48:1621-7. 2006
    ..We sought to study the individual and integrative role of amino-terminal pro-brain natriuretic peptide (NT-proBNP) and parameters of renal function for prognosis in heart failure...