Daniel E Forman

Summary

Affiliation: Massachusetts General Hospital
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic testing in the elderly: imaging is great, but it's not the whole story
    Daniel E Forman
    Execise Testing Laboratory, Brigham and Women s Hospital, and Geriatric Research and Clinical Center, Veteran s Administration Medical Center, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Geriatr Cardiol 16:340-2. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Analysis of skeletal muscle gene expression patterns and the impact of functional capacity in patients with systolic heart failure
    Daniel E Forman
    New England Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Center, Veterans Affairs Boston Healthcare System, Boston, Massachusetts Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Veterans Affairs Boston Healthcare System, Boston, Massachusetts Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical, School, Boston, Massachusetts Electronic address
    J Card Fail 20:422-30. 2014
  3. ncbi request reprint Heart failure in very old adults
    Daniel E Forman
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 75 Francis Street, Boston, MA, 02115, USA
    Curr Heart Fail Rep 10:387-400. 2013
  4. pmc 6-min walk test provides prognostic utility comparable to cardiopulmonary exercise testing in ambulatory outpatients with systolic heart failure
    Daniel E Forman
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 60:2653-61. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint Ventilatory power: a novel index that enhances prognostic assessment of patients with heart failure
    Daniel E Forman
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 75 Francis St, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Circ Heart Fail 5:621-6. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Cardiopulmonary exercise testing: relevant but underused
    Daniel E Forman
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Postgrad Med 122:68-86. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Long-term paclitaxel-eluting stent outcomes in elderly patients
    Daniel E Forman
    Cardiovascular Division, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Circ Cardiovasc Interv 2:178-87. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Influence of age on the management of heart failure: findings from Get With the Guidelines-Heart Failure (GWTG-HF)
    Daniel E Forman
    Cardiovascular Division, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am Heart J 157:1010-7. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Comparison of outcomes in patients aged <75, 75 to 84, and ≥ 85 years with ST-elevation myocardial infarction (from the ACTION Registry-GWTG)
    Daniel E Forman
    Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Cardiol 106:1382-8. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint Dynamic assessment of ventilatory efficiency during recovery from peak exercise to enhance cardiopulmonary exercise testing
    Alexandra Zavin
    New England Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Center, VA Boston Healthcare System, USA
    Eur J Prev Cardiol 20:779-85. 2013

Detail Information

Publications31

  1. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic testing in the elderly: imaging is great, but it's not the whole story
    Daniel E Forman
    Execise Testing Laboratory, Brigham and Women s Hospital, and Geriatric Research and Clinical Center, Veteran s Administration Medical Center, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Geriatr Cardiol 16:340-2. 2007
    ..Functional assessment, heart rate and rhythm dynamics, and prognostic scoring tools all provide insights that complement the data provided by high-tech imaging options...
  2. ncbi request reprint Analysis of skeletal muscle gene expression patterns and the impact of functional capacity in patients with systolic heart failure
    Daniel E Forman
    New England Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Center, Veterans Affairs Boston Healthcare System, Boston, Massachusetts Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Veterans Affairs Boston Healthcare System, Boston, Massachusetts Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical, School, Boston, Massachusetts Electronic address
    J Card Fail 20:422-30. 2014
    ..We hypothesized that coordinated shifts in expression of ubiquitin-mediated atrophy-promoting genes are associated with muscle atrophy and contribute to decreased physical function...
  3. ncbi request reprint Heart failure in very old adults
    Daniel E Forman
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 75 Francis Street, Boston, MA, 02115, USA
    Curr Heart Fail Rep 10:387-400. 2013
    ..In this review we study age-related susceptibility to HF, as well as the utility and limitations of standard HF strategies. Both HF with reduced ejection fraction and HF with preserved ejection fraction are considered. ..
  4. pmc 6-min walk test provides prognostic utility comparable to cardiopulmonary exercise testing in ambulatory outpatients with systolic heart failure
    Daniel E Forman
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 60:2653-61. 2012
    ..The goal of this study was to compare the prognostic efficacy of the 6-min walk (6MW) and cardiopulmonary exercise (CPX) tests in stable outpatients with chronic heart failure (HF)...
  5. ncbi request reprint Ventilatory power: a novel index that enhances prognostic assessment of patients with heart failure
    Daniel E Forman
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 75 Francis St, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Circ Heart Fail 5:621-6. 2012
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  6. doi request reprint Cardiopulmonary exercise testing: relevant but underused
    Daniel E Forman
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Postgrad Med 122:68-86. 2010
    ..In this article, we provide an overview of CPX principles and testing logistics, as well as some of the clinical contexts in which it can enhance patient care...
  7. doi request reprint Long-term paclitaxel-eluting stent outcomes in elderly patients
    Daniel E Forman
    Cardiovascular Division, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Circ Cardiovasc Interv 2:178-87. 2009
    ..Data from the paclitaxel-eluting stent (PES) trials and registries were pooled to assess PES benefits relative to advancing patient age, including comparison with bare-metal stents...
  8. doi request reprint Influence of age on the management of heart failure: findings from Get With the Guidelines-Heart Failure (GWTG-HF)
    Daniel E Forman
    Cardiovascular Division, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am Heart J 157:1010-7. 2009
    ..Although multiple studies demonstrate age-related declines in the utilization of evidence-based therapies for coronary artery disease, there are few analyses of HF patients to distinguish possible age-related management differences...
  9. doi request reprint Comparison of outcomes in patients aged <75, 75 to 84, and ≥ 85 years with ST-elevation myocardial infarction (from the ACTION Registry-GWTG)
    Daniel E Forman
    Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Cardiol 106:1382-8. 2010
    ..Disparities in process of care and co-morbidity may explain these observational findings. Whether efforts to optimize patient selection and initiate reperfusion therapy can improve outcomes in the oldest old with STEMI is unknown...
  10. ncbi request reprint Dynamic assessment of ventilatory efficiency during recovery from peak exercise to enhance cardiopulmonary exercise testing
    Alexandra Zavin
    New England Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Center, VA Boston Healthcare System, USA
    Eur J Prev Cardiol 20:779-85. 2013
    ..CPX indices collected in recovery may provide additional insight regarding function, including strength...
  11. ncbi request reprint Cardiac rehabilitation for women across the lifespan
    Karla M Daniels
    New England Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Center, VA Boston Healthcare System, MA, USA
    Am J Med 125:937.e1-7. 2012
    ..This review summarizes barriers to cardiac rehabilitation for female cardiac patients, and highlights opportunities for increased participation and benefit...
  12. doi request reprint Adiposity facilitates increased strength capacity in heart failure patients with reduced ejection fraction
    Alexandra Zavin
    New England Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Center, VA Boston Healthcare System, Boston, MA, United States
    Int J Cardiol 167:2468-71. 2013
    ..Mechanisms explaining this so-called "obesity paradox" have been unclear. We hypothesized that increased adiposity may contribute to increased strength capacity, and may thereby facilitate clinical benefits...
  13. doi request reprint Expression of the irisin precursor FNDC5 in skeletal muscle correlates with aerobic exercise performance in patients with heart failure
    Stewart H Lecker
    Division of Nephrology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA
    Circ Heart Fail 5:812-8. 2012
    ....
  14. pmc Relationship of age and exercise performance in patients with heart failure: the HF-ACTION study
    Daniel E Forman
    Cardiovascular Division, Brigham and Women s Hospital, and Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Center GRECC, VA Boston Healthcare System, Boston, MA, USA
    Am Heart J 158:S6-S15. 2009
    ..Reduced exercise capacity is a chief HF complaint and indicates poorer prognosis, especially among elderly persons, but the mechanisms underlying functional decline in older patients with HF are largely unknown...
  15. ncbi request reprint Comparison of the use of downstream tests after exercise treadmill testing by cardiologists versus noncardiologists
    Marcio S Bittencourt
    Cardiovascular Division, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts Department of Radiology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts
    Am J Cardiol 114:305-11. 2014
    ..The lower rate of tests is driven by a lower rate of tests after positive or inconclusive ETT. ..
  16. pmc Value of reserve pulse pressure in improving the risk stratification of patients with normal myocardial perfusion imaging
    Deepak Thomas
    the Noninvasive Cardiovascular Imaging Program, Department of Medicine Cardiology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Eur Heart J 34:2074-81a. 2013
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  17. ncbi request reprint Yield of downstream tests after exercise treadmill testing: a prospective cohort study
    Mitalee P Christman
    Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts
    J Am Coll Cardiol 63:1264-74. 2014
    ..The purpose of this study was to estimate the frequency and results of downstream testing after exercise treadmill tests (ETTs)...
  18. pmc Tai chi in patients with heart failure with preserved ejection fraction
    Gloria Y Yeh
    Osher Center for Integrative Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Congest Heart Fail 19:77-84. 2013
    ..3 mL/kg/min vs 9.4 mL/kg/min, P<.01), respiratory rate, and heart rate. TC is feasible and safe in HFPEF. Therepeutic endpoints appear similar with TC relative to aerobic exercise despite a lower aerobic training workload...
  19. pmc Safety and feasibility of regadenoson use for suboptimal heart rate response during symptom-limited standard Bruce exercise stress test
    Sara L Partington
    Noninvasive Cardiovascular Imaging Program, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Nucl Cardiol 19:970-8. 2012
    ..Our aim was to study the feasibility and safety of regadenoson injection at peak ETT for submaximal heart rate (HR) response...
  20. ncbi request reprint Incidence, predictors at admission, and impact of worsening renal function among patients hospitalized with heart failure
    Daniel E Forman
    Section of Cardiology, Boston Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02188, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 43:61-7. 2004
    ..The goal of this study was to determine the prevalence of worsening renal function (WRF) among hospitalized heart failure (HF) patients, clinical predictors of WRF, and hospital outcomes associated with WRF...
  21. doi request reprint Effects of physical activity on cardiovascular and noncardiovascular outcomes in older adults
    Jacob R Sattelmair
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Clin Geriatr Med 25:677-702, viii-ix. 2009
    ..Advanced age presents distinctive obstacles to maintaining a physically active lifestyle. Individualized exercise strategies and regimens make it possible, however, for every elderly adult to benefit from physical activity...
  22. doi request reprint Impaired heart rate responses and exercise capacity in heart failure patients with paced baseline rhythms
    Amaar Ujeyl
    Cardiovascular Division and Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 75 Francis Street, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Card Fail 17:188-95. 2011
    ..We hypothesized that many HF patients dependent on pacing have suboptimal heart rate responses and associated limitations in exercise capacity...
  23. ncbi request reprint Heart failure in the elderly
    Daniel E Forman
    Boston University School of Medicine, Boston Medical Center, Department of Medicine, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Congest Heart Fail 9:311-21; discussion 309-10; quiz 322-3. 2003
    ..Orientation to heart failure, particularly as a disease of aging, can help critically refine management of acute and chronic disease, as well as foster preventive strategies to reduce incidence of this common malady...
  24. ncbi request reprint Carotid distensibility characterized via the isometric exercise pressor response
    Christopher W Myers
    Laboratory for Cardiovascular Research, Hebrew Rehabilitation Center for Aged, Boston, Massachusetts 02131, USA
    Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 283:H2592-8. 2002
    ..Our results indicate that gender- and age-related differences can be manifest even in young, healthy adults and may only be identified with techniques that assess carotid distensibility across a range of pressures...
  25. ncbi request reprint Progress in prevention: resistant or difficult-to-control hypertension: an opportunity for prevention
    Eileen M Stuart-Shor
    University of Massachusetts, Boston College of Nursing and Health Sciences, Boston, MA 02125 3393, USA
    J Cardiovasc Nurs 22:105-6. 2007
  26. pmc Stroke prevention in atrial fibrillation in older adults: existing knowledge gaps and areas for innovation: a summary of an American Federation for Aging research seminar
    Steven A Lubitz
    Cardiac Arrhythmia Service, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts Cardiovascular Research Center, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts
    J Am Geriatr Soc 61:1798-803. 2013
    ..The opinions of those that participated in the meeting limit this report, which may not represent all of the questions that other experts in this field might raise. ..
  27. ncbi request reprint Are psychosocial factors associated with the pathogenesis and consequences of cardiovascular disease in the elderly?
    Eileen M Stuart-Shor
    Harvard Medical School Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital and Roxbury Heart Center, Boston, Mass 02215, USA
    J Cardiovasc Nurs 18:169-83. 2003
    ..The effectiveness of interventions for modifying adverse psychosocial factors is also discussed...
  28. ncbi request reprint Association of electrocardiographic morphology of exercise-induced ventricular arrhythmia with mortality
    Robert E Eckart
    Brooke Army Medical Center, San Antonio, Texas 78234, USA
    Ann Intern Med 149:451-60, W82. 2008
    ..The prognostic importance of exercise-induced ventricular arrhythmia (EIVA) may be confounded by the presence of lower-risk idiopathic right ventricular outflow tract arrhythmias with left bundle-branch block (LBBB) morphology...
  29. pmc Reproducibility of peak oxygen uptake and other cardiopulmonary exercise testing parameters in patients with heart failure (from the Heart Failure and A Controlled Trial Investigating Outcomes of exercise traiNing)
    Daniel R Bensimhon
    LeBauer Cardiovascular Research Foundation, Greensboro, North Carolina, USA
    Am J Cardiol 102:712-7. 2008
    ..Therefore, in multicenter trials, there is no need to perform >1 baseline cardiopulmonary exercise test...
  30. pmc Relation of brain natriuretic peptide levels to cognitive dysfunction in adults > 55 years of age with cardiovascular disease
    John Gunstad
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University, Kent, Ohio, USA
    Am J Cardiol 98:538-40. 2006
    ..002), a measure of verbal and nonverbal abstraction abilities. In conclusion, the results of the present study provide the first evidence for an independent relation between BNP and cognitive dysfunction in older adults with CVD...