William J Kostis

Summary

Affiliation: Massachusetts General Hospital
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Relationships between selected gene polymorphisms and blood pressure sensitivity to weight loss in elderly persons with hypertension
    William J Kostis
    Cardiology Division, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Hypertension 61:857-63. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Meta-analysis of statin effects in women versus men
    William J Kostis
    Cardiology Division, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 55 Fruit Street, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 59:572-82. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Age-neutral guidelines for the primary prevention of cardiovascular disease
    William J Kostis
    Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, 02114, USA
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 11:644-5. 2009
  4. doi request reprint Continuation of mortality reduction after the end of randomized therapy in clinical trials of lipid-lowering therapy
    William J Kostis
    Cardiology Division, Massachusetts General Hospital 55 Fruit St, GRB 800, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Clin Lipidol 5:97-104. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Acute myocardial infarction caused by multivessel coronary spasm due to calcium channel blocker withdrawal
    William J Kostis
    Cardiology Division, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 78:229-33. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Persistence of mortality reduction after the end of randomized therapy in clinical trials of blood pressure-lowering medications
    William J Kostis
    Cardiology Division, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Hypertension 56:1060-8. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Competing cardiovascular and noncardiovascular risks and longevity in the systolic hypertension in the elderly program
    William J Kostis
    Cardiology Division, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts
    Am J Cardiol 113:676-81. 2014
  8. pmc Microstructural impact of ischemia and bone marrow-derived cell therapy revealed with diffusion tensor magnetic resonance imaging tractography of the heart in vivo
    David E Sosnovik
    From Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging, Department of Radiology D E S, C M, S H, H H C, G D, R W, W J K, V J W, and Cardiovascular Research Center, Cardiology Division D E S, H H C, W J K, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA Institute for Biomedical Engineering, University and ETH Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland C T S, S K Cardiac Muscle Research Laboratory, Divisions of Cardiology and Genetics, Brigham and Woman s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA S N, J G, R L and Department of Computer Science, Institute of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil M P J
    Circulation 129:1731-41. 2014
  9. doi request reprint Trends in mortality of acute myocardial infarction after discharge from the hospital
    William J Kostis
    Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, USA
    Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes 3:581-9. 2010
  10. pmc Diffusion MRI tractography of the developing human fetal heart
    Choukri Mekkaoui
    Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging, Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    PLoS ONE 8:e72795. 2013

Detail Information

Publications12

  1. doi request reprint Relationships between selected gene polymorphisms and blood pressure sensitivity to weight loss in elderly persons with hypertension
    William J Kostis
    Cardiology Division, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Hypertension 61:857-63. 2013
    ..Polymorphisms related to hypertension, obesity, and diabetes mellitus are associated with weight sensitivity of BP...
  2. doi request reprint Meta-analysis of statin effects in women versus men
    William J Kostis
    Cardiology Division, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 55 Fruit Street, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 59:572-82. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of statins in decreasing cardiovascular events in women and men...
  3. doi request reprint Age-neutral guidelines for the primary prevention of cardiovascular disease
    William J Kostis
    Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, 02114, USA
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 11:644-5. 2009
    ..Generic medications can be obtained at an affordable cost, and concerns about long-term safety and efficacy can be tested in a clinical trial of younger individuals at low 10-year risk but high lifetime risk...
  4. doi request reprint Continuation of mortality reduction after the end of randomized therapy in clinical trials of lipid-lowering therapy
    William J Kostis
    Cardiology Division, Massachusetts General Hospital 55 Fruit St, GRB 800, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Clin Lipidol 5:97-104. 2011
    ..Long-term follow-up of clinical trials with lipid-lowering medications has suggested a continuation of event reduction after study completion...
  5. doi request reprint Acute myocardial infarction caused by multivessel coronary spasm due to calcium channel blocker withdrawal
    William J Kostis
    Cardiology Division, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 78:229-33. 2011
    ..We present the case of a 47-year-old woman who sustained an acute myocardial infarction mediated by multivessel coronary vasospasm secondary to verapamil withdrawal and the associated interventional management...
  6. doi request reprint Persistence of mortality reduction after the end of randomized therapy in clinical trials of blood pressure-lowering medications
    William J Kostis
    Cardiology Division, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Hypertension 56:1060-8. 2010
    ..These analyses imply that earlier intervention would result in better clinical outcomes...
  7. doi request reprint Competing cardiovascular and noncardiovascular risks and longevity in the systolic hypertension in the elderly program
    William J Kostis
    Cardiology Division, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts
    Am J Cardiol 113:676-81. 2014
    ....
  8. pmc Microstructural impact of ischemia and bone marrow-derived cell therapy revealed with diffusion tensor magnetic resonance imaging tractography of the heart in vivo
    David E Sosnovik
    From Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging, Department of Radiology D E S, C M, S H, H H C, G D, R W, W J K, V J W, and Cardiovascular Research Center, Cardiology Division D E S, H H C, W J K, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA Institute for Biomedical Engineering, University and ETH Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland C T S, S K Cardiac Muscle Research Laboratory, Divisions of Cardiology and Genetics, Brigham and Woman s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA S N, J G, R L and Department of Computer Science, Institute of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil M P J
    Circulation 129:1731-41. 2014
    ..A novel approach to characterize the microstructural response of the myocardium to ischemia and cell therapy, with the use of serial diffusion tensor magnetic resonance imaging tractography of the heart in vivo, is presented...
  9. doi request reprint Trends in mortality of acute myocardial infarction after discharge from the hospital
    William J Kostis
    Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, USA
    Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes 3:581-9. 2010
    ..In recent decades, in-hospital mortality has declined markedly but the decline in longer-term mortality is less pronounced, implying that mortality after discharge has worsened...
  10. pmc Diffusion MRI tractography of the developing human fetal heart
    Choukri Mekkaoui
    Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging, Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    PLoS ONE 8:e72795. 2013
    ..We aimed here to use diffusion tensor MRI (DTI) tractography to characterize the evolution of fiber architecture in the developing human fetal heart...
  11. ncbi request reprint Meta-analysis of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor-associated QTc prolongation
    Scott R Beach
    Department of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital, 55 Fruit St Warren 605, Boston, MA 02114
    J Clin Psychiatry 75:e441-9. 2014
    ..To evaluate the association between selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) and corrected QT interval (QTc) prolongation via meta-analysis of prospective studies...
  12. pmc Fiber architecture in remodeled myocardium revealed with a quantitative diffusion CMR tractography framework and histological validation
    Choukri Mekkaoui
    Athinoula A, Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging, Boston, MA, USA
    J Cardiovasc Magn Reson 14:70. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was therefore to develop a technique for quantitative 3D diffusion CMR tractography of the heart, and to apply this method to quantify fiber architecture in the remote zone of remodeled hearts...