JoAnne M Foody

Summary

Affiliation: Massachusetts General Hospital
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Review of side-effect profile of combination ezetimibe and statin therapy in randomized clinical trials
    Amir Kashani
    Department of Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
    Am J Cardiol 101:1606-13. 2008
  2. ncbi request reprint Persistence of atorvastatin and simvastatin among patients with and without prior cardiovascular diseases: a US managed care study
    JoAnne M Foody
    Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02130, USA
    Curr Med Res Opin 24:1987-2000. 2008
  3. pmc Patient adherence and preference considerations in managing cardiovascular risk: focus on single pill and amlodipine/atorvastatin fixed combination
    Farhan Aslam
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Patient Prefer Adherence 3:61-6. 2009
  4. pmc Ezetimibe and simvastatin for the prevention of cardiovascular events in predialysis chronic kidney disease patients: a review
    Sahar Naderi
    Heart and Vascular Institute, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH, USA
    Int J Nephrol Renovasc Dis 5:165-9. 2012
  5. doi request reprint A large observational study of cardiovascular outcomes associated with atorvastatin or simvastatin therapy in hypertensive patients without prior cardiovascular disease
    JoAnne M Foody
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Ther 18:110-6. 2011
  6. doi request reprint The utility of observational studies in clinical decision making: lessons learned from statin trials
    JoAnne M Foody
    Harvard Medical School, Brigham and Women s Faulkner Hospitals, Boston, MA 02130, USA
    Postgrad Med 122:222-9. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Safety and efficacy of ezetimibe/simvastatin combination versus atorvastatin alone in adults ≥65 years of age with hypercholesterolemia and with or at moderately high/high risk for coronary heart disease (the VYTELD study)
    JoAnne M Foody
    Harvard Medical School, Brigham and Women s, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Cardiol 106:1255-63. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Cardiovascular outcomes among patients newly initiating atorvastatin or simvastatin therapy: a large database analysis of managed care plans in the United States
    JoAnne M Foody
    Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02130, USA
    Clin Ther 30:195-205. 2008
  9. doi request reprint Loss of early gains in low-density lipoprotein cholesterol goal attainment among high-risk patients
    JoAnne M Foody
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 75 Francis Street, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Clin Lipidol 4:126-32. 2010
  10. doi request reprint The Office on Women's Health initiative to improve women's heart health: program description, site characteristics, and lessons learned
    JoAnne M Foody
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 19:507-16. 2010

Detail Information

Publications48

  1. doi request reprint Review of side-effect profile of combination ezetimibe and statin therapy in randomized clinical trials
    Amir Kashani
    Department of Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
    Am J Cardiol 101:1606-13. 2008
    ..Additional trials are necessary to ensure that results of clinical trials are consistent with routine clinical practice, particularly in older patients with more co-morbid conditions and patients on higher statin doses...
  2. ncbi request reprint Persistence of atorvastatin and simvastatin among patients with and without prior cardiovascular diseases: a US managed care study
    JoAnne M Foody
    Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02130, USA
    Curr Med Res Opin 24:1987-2000. 2008
    ..Therefore, we assessed patient persistence with atorvastatin and simvastatin in primary and secondary prevention patients enrolled in managed care...
  3. pmc Patient adherence and preference considerations in managing cardiovascular risk: focus on single pill and amlodipine/atorvastatin fixed combination
    Farhan Aslam
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Patient Prefer Adherence 3:61-6. 2009
    ..The convenience of single-pill amlodipine/atorvastatin has the potential to improve patient adherence and the management of cardiovascular risk in selected patients, thereby improving clinical outcomes...
  4. pmc Ezetimibe and simvastatin for the prevention of cardiovascular events in predialysis chronic kidney disease patients: a review
    Sahar Naderi
    Heart and Vascular Institute, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH, USA
    Int J Nephrol Renovasc Dis 5:165-9. 2012
    ..It will then assess the data regarding the impact of adding ezetimibe to a statin on the general population, and specifically predialysis chronic kidney disease patients...
  5. doi request reprint A large observational study of cardiovascular outcomes associated with atorvastatin or simvastatin therapy in hypertensive patients without prior cardiovascular disease
    JoAnne M Foody
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Ther 18:110-6. 2011
    ..As with all observational studies, the study is subject to certain limitations, and the findings should be regarded as hypothesis generating...
  6. doi request reprint The utility of observational studies in clinical decision making: lessons learned from statin trials
    JoAnne M Foody
    Harvard Medical School, Brigham and Women s Faulkner Hospitals, Boston, MA 02130, USA
    Postgrad Med 122:222-9. 2010
    ....
  7. doi request reprint Safety and efficacy of ezetimibe/simvastatin combination versus atorvastatin alone in adults ≥65 years of age with hypercholesterolemia and with or at moderately high/high risk for coronary heart disease (the VYTELD study)
    JoAnne M Foody
    Harvard Medical School, Brigham and Women s, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Cardiol 106:1255-63. 2010
    ..In conclusion, ezetimibe/simvastatin provided significantly greater improvements in key lipid parameters and higher attainment of LDL cholesterol targets than atorvastatin, with comparable tolerability...
  8. doi request reprint Cardiovascular outcomes among patients newly initiating atorvastatin or simvastatin therapy: a large database analysis of managed care plans in the United States
    JoAnne M Foody
    Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02130, USA
    Clin Ther 30:195-205. 2008
    ....
  9. doi request reprint Loss of early gains in low-density lipoprotein cholesterol goal attainment among high-risk patients
    JoAnne M Foody
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 75 Francis Street, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Clin Lipidol 4:126-32. 2010
    ..Guidelines recommend a low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) measurement of <70 mg/dL as a reasonable goal in high-risk patients with coronary heart disease (CHD) or atherosclerotic vascular disease (AVD)...
  10. doi request reprint The Office on Women's Health initiative to improve women's heart health: program description, site characteristics, and lessons learned
    JoAnne M Foody
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 19:507-16. 2010
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint Race and renal impairment in heart failure: mortality in blacks versus whites
    Grace L Smith
    Section of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Conn 06520, USA
    Circulation 111:1270-7. 2005
    ..We sought to determine in HF patients the 1-year mortality risks associated with elevated creatinine and impaired estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR) and to quantify racial differences in mortality...
  12. pmc Changes in LDL-C levels and goal attainment associated with addition of ezetimibe to simvastatin, atorvastatin, or rosuvastatin compared with titrating statin monotherapy
    JoAnne M Foody
    Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Vasc Health Risk Manag 9:719-27. 2013
    ....
  13. pmc Socioeconomic status, treatment, and outcomes among elderly patients hospitalized with heart failure: findings from the National Heart Failure Project
    Saif S Rathore
    Section of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520 8088, USA
    Am Heart J 152:371-8. 2006
    ..Prior studies have reported conflicting findings concerning the association of socioeconomic status (SES), treatment, and outcomes in patients hospitalized with heart failure (HF)...
  14. doi request reprint The impact of age on the epidemiology of atrial fibrillation hospitalizations
    Sahar Naderi
    Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Heart and Vascular Institute, Cleveland, Ohio
    Am J Med 127:158.e1-7. 2014
    ..We sought to identify and characterize the impact of age on national atrial fibrillation hospitalization patterns...
  15. doi request reprint Community-level cardiovascular risk factors impact geographic variation in cardiovascular disease hospitalizations for women
    Fatima Rodriguez
    Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Community Health 38:451-7. 2013
    ..This finding suggests that interventions to reduce CVD should be tailored to the unique risk profile and needs of high-risk communities...
  16. doi request reprint Effect of statins, angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors, and beta blockers on survival in patients >or=65 years of age with heart failure and preserved left ventricular systolic function
    Rahman Shah
    Cardiovascular Division, Department of Internal Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    Am J Cardiol 101:217-22. 2008
    ....
  17. doi request reprint A large observational study of cardiovascular outcomes associated with atorvastatin or simvastatin therapy in diabetic patients without prior cardiovascular disease
    JoAnne M Foody
    Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02130, USA
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 82:e13-5. 2008
    ..88, 95% ci 0.80-0.97, p=0.01)...
  18. doi request reprint Troponin-positive, MB-negative patients with non-ST-elevation myocardial infarction: An undertreated but high-risk patient group: Results from the National Cardiovascular Data Registry Acute Coronary Treatment and Intervention Outcomes Network-Get With Th
    Michael C Kontos
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, Pauley Heart Center, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA, USA
    Am Heart J 160:819-25. 2010
    ..How this affects treatment and outcomes has not been well described...
  19. ncbi request reprint Serum urea nitrogen, creatinine, and estimators of renal function: mortality in older patients with cardiovascular disease
    Grace L Smith
    Section of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Conn 06520, USA
    Arch Intern Med 166:1134-42. 2006
    ..We compared admission serum urea nitrogen (SUN) level, creatinine level, Modification of Diet in Renal Disease (MDRD) rate, and Mayo estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR) for predicting mortality...
  20. doi request reprint High prevalence of metabolic syndrome in young Hispanic women: findings from the national Sister to Sister campaign
    Fatima Rodriguez
    Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Metab Syndr Relat Disord 11:81-6. 2013
    ..We sought to better understand the epidemiology of metabolic syndrome in Hispanic women using data from a large, community-based health screening program...
  21. doi request reprint National patterns of heart failure hospitalizations and mortality by sex and age
    Fatima Rodriguez
    Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Card Fail 19:542-9. 2013
    ..Earlier work has demonstrated significant sex and age disparities in ischemic heart disease. However, it remains unclear if an age or sex gap exists for heart failure (HF) patients...
  22. pmc Prior aspirin use and outcomes in elderly patients hospitalized with acute myocardial infarction
    Edward L Portnay
    Section of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06520, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 46:967-74. 2005
    ....
  23. doi request reprint Characteristics of women lost to follow-up in cardiovascular community health interventions: findings from the Sister to Sister campaign
    Sahar Naderi
    Heart and Vascular Institute, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH, USA
    J Community Health 38:458-62. 2013
    ..The results may prove to be useful in understanding the biopsychosocial barriers to participation in CBIs in order to develop more effective interventions in the future...
  24. doi request reprint Hypertension prevalence and prescribing trends in older US adults: 1999-2004
    Farhan Aslam
    Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02130, USA
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 12:75-81. 2010
    ..Women, patients 85 years and older, and nonwhite patients were less likely to be treated with antihypertensive medications, and significant geographic variation existed in treatment...
  25. ncbi request reprint Sex and racial differences in outcomes and guideline-based management of troponin-only-positive acute myocardial infarction in older persons
    Rahman Shah
    Section of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520 8025, USA
    Am J Geriatr Cardiol 16:97-105. 2007
    ..Similarly, in settings of equal care, sex and race seem to have no impact on the outcomes for older patients with troponin-only-positive AM...
  26. ncbi request reprint The prognostic value of vasodilator myocardial perfusion imaging in octogenarians
    Jeptha P Curtis
    Department of Internal Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520 8017, USA
    Am J Geriatr Cardiol 13:239-45, quiz 246-7. 2004
    ..Appropriately selected octogenarians with abnormal vasodilator SPECT imaging may benefit from more aggressive management of their cardiac disease...
  27. ncbi request reprint Love your heart: a pilot community-based intervention to improve the cardiovascular health of African American women
    Fatima Rodriguez
    Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Ethn Dis 22:416-21. 2012
    ..While small, our study suggests that targeted community-based interventions focusing on personal and group wellness have the power to reduce health disparities and improve cardiovascular health for African American women...
  28. ncbi request reprint Association of troponin status with guideline-based management of acute myocardial infarction in older persons
    Rahman Shah
    Section of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520 8017, USA
    Arch Intern Med 167:1621-8. 2007
    ..Little is known, however, regarding the association of troponin status with guideline-based therapies in older patients with acute myocardial infarction (AMI)...
  29. pmc Performance of the Thrombolysis in Myocardial Infarction (TIMI) ST-elevation myocardial infarction risk score in a national cohort of elderly patients
    Saif S Rathore
    Department of Internal Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520 8088, USA
    Am Heart J 150:402-10. 2005
    ..The TIMI ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) score was developed and validated in a randomized controlled trial population. We sought to assess its accuracy in a community-based cohort of elderly patients hospitalized with STEMI...
  30. doi request reprint Use of anticoagulant agents and risk of bleeding among patients admitted with myocardial infarction: a report from the NCDR ACTION Registry--GWTG (National Cardiovascular Data Registry Acute Coronary Treatment and Intervention Outcomes Network Registry--G
    Mitul B Kadakia
    TIMI Study Group, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    JACC Cardiovasc Interv 3:1166-77. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate anticoagulant use patterns and bleeding risk in a contemporary population of patients with acute coronary syndrome...
  31. ncbi request reprint Sex differences in use of coronary revascularization in elderly patients after acute myocardial infarction: a tale of two therapies
    Saif S Rathore
    Section of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    Chest 124:2079-86. 2003
    ..To determine if there are sex differences in the use of coronary revascularization in elderly patients after acute myocardial infarction (AMI), and if sex differences vary by type of revascularization therapy...
  32. doi request reprint Relation between time of symptom onset of ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction and patient baseline characteristics: from the National Cardiovascular Data Registry
    Owen Mogabgab
    Cardiology Division, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Dallas, Texas 75390, USA
    Clin Cardiol 36:222-7. 2013
    ..The relation between patient characteristics and timing of STEMI may provide insight into the biological processes responsible for this phenomenon...
  33. doi request reprint Patterns and prognostic implications of low high-density lipoprotein levels in patients with non-ST-segment elevation acute coronary syndromes
    Matthew T Roe
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Duke Clinical Research Institute, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    Eur Heart J 29:2480-8. 2008
    ..We sought to determine the prevalence and prognostic significance of low HDL cholesterol levels in patients with non-ST-segment elevation acute coronary syndromes (NSTE ACS)...
  34. ncbi request reprint Race, quality of care, and outcomes of elderly patients hospitalized with heart failure
    Saif S Rathore
    Section of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Conn 06520 8025, USA
    JAMA 289:2517-24. 2003
    ..Because previous studies have been based on selected patient populations treated more than a decade ago, it is unclear if racial differences in quality of care and outcomes currently exist in the United States...
  35. doi request reprint Comparison of lipid profiles and attainment of lipid goals in patients <65 years versus patients ≥65 years (from the Lipid Treatment Assessment Project [L-TAP] 2)
    Fatima Rodriguez
    Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Cardiol 109:1738-42. 2012
    ..They were more likely to attain their LDL cholesterol goal, perhaps because of greater statin use, different risk profiles, or survival bias...
  36. pmc Adherence with single-pill amlodipine/atorvastatin vs a two-pill regimen
    Bimal V Patel
    MedImpact Healthcare Systems, Inc San Diego, CA, USA
    Vasc Health Risk Manag 4:673-81. 2008
    ..61-3.10) vs other CCB + other statin (all p<0.0001). Single-pill amlodipine/atorvastatin may provide clinical benefits through improving adherence, offering clinicians a practical solution for cardiovascular risk management...
  37. ncbi request reprint Metformin and thiazolidinedione use in Medicare patients with heart failure
    Frederick A Masoudi
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Denver Health Medical Center, Colorado, USA
    JAMA 290:81-5. 2003
    ..Little is known about patterns of use of these antihyperglycemic drugs in diabetic patients with heart failure...
  38. ncbi request reprint Risks associated with statin therapy: a systematic overview of randomized clinical trials
    Amir Kashani
    Section of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Conn, USA
    Circulation 114:2788-97. 2006
    ..We performed a systematic overview of randomized statin trials to quantify the risks of musculoskeletal, renal, and hepatic complications associated with therapy...
  39. ncbi request reprint Adherence
    JoAnne M Foody
    Yale University School of Medicine, Section of Cardiovascular Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 9:271-5. 2007
  40. pmc Development of a tool for eliciting patient priority from among competing cardiovascular disease, medication-symptoms, and fall injury outcomes
    Mary E Tinetti
    Department of Medicine, Section of Geriatrics, New Haven, Connecticut 06520 8025, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 56:730-6. 2008
    ..To develop a choice task for eliciting priorities in the face of competing cardiovascular disease (CVD) outcomes, medication-related symptoms, and fall injuries...
  41. ncbi request reprint C-reactive protein and coronary heart disease
    JoAnne M Foody
    N Engl J Med 351:295-8; author reply 295-8. 2004
  42. ncbi request reprint Regional differences in process of care and outcomes for older acute myocardial infarction patients in the United States and Ontario, Canada
    Dennis T Ko
    Division of Cardiology, Schulich Heart Centre, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Circulation 115:196-203. 2007
    ....
  43. ncbi request reprint Effects of statin use on muscle strength, cognition, and depressive symptoms in older adults
    Joseph V Agostini
    Clinical Epidemiology Research Center, VA Connecticut Healthcare System, West Haven, Connecticut 06516, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 55:420-5. 2007
    ..To determine the relationship between hydroxymethyl glutaryl coenzyme A reductase inhibitor (statin) use and proximal muscle strength, cognition, and depression in older adults...
  44. ncbi request reprint Trends in acute myocardial infarction in 4 US states between 1992 and 2001: clinical characteristics, quality of care, and outcomes
    Frederick A Masoudi
    Department of Medicine, Denver Health Medical Center, 777 Bannock St, Denver, CO 80204, USA
    Circulation 114:2806-14. 2006
    ..Long-term trends in the clinical characteristics, quality of care, and outcomes for AMI over time from the health system perspective in geographically diverse populations are not well known...
  45. ncbi request reprint Thiazolidinediones, metformin, and outcomes in older patients with diabetes and heart failure: an observational study
    Frederick A Masoudi
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology MC 0960, Denver Health Medical Center, 777 Bannock St, Denver, CO 80204, USA
    Circulation 111:583-90. 2005
    ..Whether this results in adverse outcomes is unknown...
  46. ncbi request reprint Insulin-sensitizing antihyperglycemic drugs and mortality after acute myocardial infarction: insights from the National Heart Care Project
    Silvio E Inzucchi
    Section of Endocrinology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520 8020, USA
    Diabetes Care 28:1680-9. 2005
    ..We sought to determine the impact of these insulin sensitizers on outcomes in diabetic patients after hospitalization with acute myocardial infarction (AMI)...
  47. pmc Health outcome priorities among competing cardiovascular, fall injury, and medication-related symptom outcomes
    Mary E Tinetti
    Department of Internal Medicine and Epidemiology, New Haven, Connecticut 06504, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 56:1409-16. 2008
    ..To determine the priority that older adults with coexisting hypertension and fall risk give to optimizing cardiovascular outcomes versus fall- and medication symptom-related outcomes...
  48. ncbi request reprint Delay in the diagnosis of acute myocardial infarction: effect on quality of care and its assessment
    Louis G Graff
    Qualidigm, Middletown, CT
    Acad Emerg Med 13:931-8. 2006
    ..Delay in diagnosis of acute myocardial infarction (AMI) may affect quality of care and its assessment...