Daniel E Forman
Affiliation: Massachusetts General Hospital
- Diagnostic testing in the elderly: imaging is great, but it's not the whole storyDaniel 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...
- Analysis of skeletal muscle gene expression patterns and the impact of functional capacity in patients with systolic heart failureDaniel 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...
- Heart failure in very old adultsDaniel 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. ..
- 6-min walk test provides prognostic utility comparable to cardiopulmonary exercise testing in ambulatory outpatients with systolic heart failureDaniel 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)...
- Ventilatory power: a novel index that enhances prognostic assessment of patients with heart failureDaniel 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....
- 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...
- 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...
- Cardiopulmonary exercise testing: relevant but underusedDaniel 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...
- Long-term paclitaxel-eluting stent outcomes in elderly patientsDaniel 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...
- Dynamic assessment of ventilatory efficiency during recovery from peak exercise to enhance cardiopulmonary exercise testingAlexandra 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...
- Cardiac rehabilitation for women across the lifespanKarla 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...
- Adiposity facilitates increased strength capacity in heart failure patients with reduced ejection fractionAlexandra 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...
- Expression of the irisin precursor FNDC5 in skeletal muscle correlates with aerobic exercise performance in patients with heart failureStewart H Lecker
Division of Nephrology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA
Circ Heart Fail 5:812-8. 2012....
- Relationship of age and exercise performance in patients with heart failure: the HF-ACTION studyDaniel 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...
- Comparison of the use of downstream tests after exercise treadmill testing by cardiologists versus noncardiologistsMarcio 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...
- Value of reserve pulse pressure in improving the risk stratification of patients with normal myocardial perfusion imagingDeepak 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....
- Yield of downstream tests after exercise treadmill testing: a prospective cohort studyMitalee 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)...
- Tai chi in patients with heart failure with preserved ejection fractionGloria 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...
- The affordable care act: new opportunities for cardiac rehabilitation in the workplace?Sherry O Pinkstaff
From the Department of Clinical and Applied Movement Sciences Dr Pinkstaff, University of North Florida, Jacksonville Department of Physical Therapy and Integrative Physiology Laboratory Dr Arena, College of Applied Health Sciences, University of Illinois, Chicago Division of Cardiology Dr Myers, VA Palo Alto Healthcare System, Calif Human Performance Laboratory Dr Kaminsky, Clinical Exercise Physiology Program, Ball State University, Muncie, Ind University of New Mexico Ms Briggs, Albuquerque Division of Cardiovascular Medicine Dr Forman, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Mass Department of Medicine Dr Patel, Division of Cardiology, Duke University, Durham, NC and Department of Physical Therapy Dr Cahalin, Leonard M Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami, Fla
J Occup Environ Med 56:809-13. 2014..The current era of health reform in the United States that has been stimulated by the Affordable Care Act provides an ideal opportunity to reconsider worksite health programs as an essential partner in the health care team. ..
- Safety and feasibility of regadenoson use for suboptimal heart rate response during symptom-limited standard Bruce exercise stress testSara 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...
- Effects of physical activity on cardiovascular and noncardiovascular outcomes in older adultsJacob 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...
- Incidence, predictors at admission, and impact of worsening renal function among patients hospitalized with heart failureDaniel 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...
- Impaired heart rate responses and exercise capacity in heart failure patients with paced baseline rhythmsAmaar 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...
- Heart failure in the elderlyDaniel 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...
- Carotid distensibility characterized via the isometric exercise pressor responseChristopher 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...
- Progress in prevention: resistant or difficult-to-control hypertension: an opportunity for preventionEileen 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
- Stroke prevention in atrial fibrillation in older adults: existing knowledge gaps and areas for innovation: a summary of an American Federation for Aging research seminarSteven 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. ..
- 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...
- Relation of brain natriuretic peptide levels to cognitive dysfunction in adults > 55 years of age with cardiovascular diseaseJohn 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...
- 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...
- Association of electrocardiographic morphology of exercise-induced ventricular arrhythmia with mortalityRobert 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...