Gregory Piazza

Summary

Affiliation: Massachusetts General Hospital
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Submassive pulmonary embolism
    Gregory Piazza
    Cardiovascular Division, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 75 Francis St, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    JAMA 309:171-80. 2013
  2. pmc Anticoagulation-associated adverse drug events
    Gregory Piazza
    Cardiovascular Division, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Med 124:1136-42. 2011
  3. pmc Venous thromboembolism in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Gregory Piazza
    Cardiovascular Division, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Med 125:1010-8. 2012
  4. pmc Venous thromboembolism in patients with diabetes mellitus
    Gregory Piazza
    Cardiovascular Division, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Med 125:709-16. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Patient education program for venous thromboembolism prevention in hospitalized patients
    Gregory Piazza
    Cardiovascular Division, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Med 125:258-64. 2012
  6. pmc Venous thromboembolic events in hospitalised medical patients
    Gregory Piazza
    Cardiovascular Division, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Thromb Haemost 102:505-10. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Fibrinolysis for acute pulmonary embolism
    Gregory Piazza
    Cardiovascular Division, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Vasc Med 15:419-28. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Physician alerts to prevent venous thromboembolism
    Gregory Piazza
    Cardiovascular Division, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Thromb Thrombolysis 30:1-6. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Venous thromboembolism in patients with symptomatic atherosclerosis
    Gregory Piazza
    Cardiovascular Division, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 75 Francis St, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Thromb Haemost 106:1095-102. 2011
  10. pmc Physician alerts to prevent symptomatic venous thromboembolism in hospitalized patients
    Gregory Piazza
    Cardiovascular Division, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Circulation 119:2196-201. 2009

Detail Information

Publications32

  1. doi request reprint Submassive pulmonary embolism
    Gregory Piazza
    Cardiovascular Division, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 75 Francis St, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    JAMA 309:171-80. 2013
    ..Determination of the optimal duration of anticoagulation and lifestyle modification to reduce overall cardiovascular risk are critical components of the long-term therapy of patients with acute PE...
  2. pmc Anticoagulation-associated adverse drug events
    Gregory Piazza
    Cardiovascular Division, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Med 124:1136-42. 2011
    ..We performed a 5-year retrospective study at Brigham and Women's Hospital to determine clinical characteristics, types, root causes, and outcomes of anticoagulant-associated ADEs...
  3. pmc Venous thromboembolism in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Gregory Piazza
    Cardiovascular Division, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Med 125:1010-8. 2012
    ..Our aim was to compare the clinical characteristics, prophylaxis, treatment, and outcomes of venous thromboembolism in patients with and without previously diagnosed chronic obstructive pulmonary disease...
  4. pmc Venous thromboembolism in patients with diabetes mellitus
    Gregory Piazza
    Cardiovascular Division, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Med 125:709-16. 2012
    ..Our aim was to compare clinical characteristics, prophylaxis, treatment, and outcomes of venous thromboembolism in patients with and without previously diagnosed diabetes...
  5. doi request reprint Patient education program for venous thromboembolism prevention in hospitalized patients
    Gregory Piazza
    Cardiovascular Division, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Med 125:258-64. 2012
    ..We conducted a prospective cohort study to determine whether a patient education program would improve medication adherence to clinician-ordered injectable prophylactic anticoagulation...
  6. pmc Venous thromboembolic events in hospitalised medical patients
    Gregory Piazza
    Cardiovascular Division, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Thromb Haemost 102:505-10. 2009
    ..The number of VTE-related events would be halved with universal thromboprophylaxis. Further efforts focused on improving VTE prevention strategies in hospitalised medical patients are warranted...
  7. doi request reprint Fibrinolysis for acute pulmonary embolism
    Gregory Piazza
    Cardiovascular Division, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Vasc Med 15:419-28. 2010
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  8. doi request reprint Physician alerts to prevent venous thromboembolism
    Gregory Piazza
    Cardiovascular Division, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Thromb Thrombolysis 30:1-6. 2010
    ..In this review article, we discuss decision support strategies for improving VTE prevention during hospitalization and at the time of discharge...
  9. doi request reprint Venous thromboembolism in patients with symptomatic atherosclerosis
    Gregory Piazza
    Cardiovascular Division, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 75 Francis St, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Thromb Haemost 106:1095-102. 2011
    ..Despite a high frequency of comorbid conditions contributing to the risk of VTE, we observed a low rate of thromboprophylaxis in patients with symptomatic atherosclerosis...
  10. pmc Physician alerts to prevent symptomatic venous thromboembolism in hospitalized patients
    Gregory Piazza
    Cardiovascular Division, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Circulation 119:2196-201. 2009
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  11. doi request reprint Pulmonary embolism in heart failure
    Gregory Piazza
    Cardiovascular Division, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Circulation 118:1598-601. 2008
  12. doi request reprint Deep-vein thrombosis in the elderly
    Gregory Piazza
    Department of Medicine, Cardiovascular Division, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, 1 Deaconess Road, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Clin Appl Thromb Hemost 14:393-8. 2008
    ..Diagnosis can present a challenge because typical deep-vein thrombosis symptoms may be absent. Fewer than 50% of elderly patients with deep-vein thrombosis had received any venous thromboembolism prophylaxis...
  13. doi request reprint Venous thromboembolism in heart failure: preventable deaths during and after hospitalization
    Gregory Piazza
    Cardiovascular Division, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass, USA
    Am J Med 124:252-9. 2011
    ..Our aim was to compare the clinical characteristics, prophylaxis, treatment, and outcomes of patients with venous thromboembolism with and without heart failure...
  14. ncbi request reprint Double trouble for 2,609 hospitalized medical patients who developed deep vein thrombosis: prophylaxis omitted more often and pulmonary embolism more frequent
    Gregory Piazza
    Cardiovascular Division, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, 1 Deaconess Rd, Baker 4, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Chest 132:554-61. 2007
    ..Hospitalized patients with medical illness are especially susceptible to the development of venous thromboembolism (VTE)...
  15. doi request reprint Hospital costs of acute pulmonary embolism
    John Fanikos
    Department of Pharmacy, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Med 126:127-32. 2013
    ..We evaluated hospitalized patients with the primary diagnosis of pulmonary embolism. Our goal was to determine the total and component costs associated with their hospital care...
  16. ncbi request reprint Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and deep vein thrombosis: a prevalent combination
    Ranjith Shetty
    Cardiovascular Division, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 75 Francis Street, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Thromb Thrombolysis 26:35-40. 2008
    ..Patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) are at increased risk for venous thromboembolism (VTE). We analyzed a large US deep vein thrombosis (DVT) registry to explore the profile of patients with COPD and VTE...
  17. doi request reprint Deep vein thrombosis in patients with chronic kidney disease
    H Leon Daneschvar
    Cardiovascular Medicine Division, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Thromb Haemost 99:1035-9. 2008
    ..2% vs. 38.0%, p = 0.06). Future studies of DVT in CKD patients should explore novel strategies for improving prophylaxis utilization and the detection of DVT in this special population...
  18. doi request reprint Effect of dabigatran on referrals to and switching from warfarin in two academic anticoagulation management services
    Julie K Atay
    Department of Pharmacy, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Cardiol 112:387-9. 2013
    ..The frequency of initial prescription of dabigatran for stroke prevention in AF and the frequency of transition from warfarin to dabigatran have been less than expected...
  19. doi request reprint Adherence to pharmacological thromboprophylaxis orders in hospitalized patients
    John Fanikos
    Department of Pharmacy, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Med 123:536-41. 2010
    ..Our goals were to determine which strategy demonstrated the best adherence in terms of timing and frequency of dose administration, and to determine reasons for ordered heparin not being administered...
  20. doi request reprint Venous thromboembolism prophylaxis for medical service-mostly cancer-patients at hospital discharge
    John Fanikos
    Department of Pharmacy, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Med 124:1143-50. 2011
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  21. doi request reprint Long-term complications of medical patients with hospital-acquired venous thromboembolism
    John Fanikos
    Department of Pharmacy, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Thromb Haemost 102:688-93. 2009
    ..These VTE complications would be reduced by more than half with universal thromboprophylaxis. Further efforts should focus on improving VTE prophylaxis utilisation...
  22. doi request reprint Randomized trial of physician alerts for thromboprophylaxis after discharge
    Gregory Piazza
    Cardiovascular Division, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Med 126:435-42. 2013
    ....
  23. ncbi request reprint Acute pulmonary embolism: part II: treatment and prophylaxis
    Gregory Piazza
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Circulation 114:e42-7. 2006
  24. doi request reprint Venous thromboembolism in patients with prior stroke
    Gregory Piazza
    1Cardiovascular Division, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Clin Appl Thromb Hemost 20:43-9. 2014
    ..94; 95% CI 1.2-3.14) were associated with an increased risk of death within 30 days of VTE. In conclusion, patients with VTE and prior stroke were more than twice as likely to die while hospitalized and within 30 days of VTE diagnosis. ..
  25. doi request reprint Venous thromboembolism in hospitalized patients with active cancer
    Gregory Piazza
    1Department of Medicine, Cardiovascular Division, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Clin Appl Thromb Hemost 19:469-75. 2013
    ..In conclusion, VTE was common in hospitalized patients with cancer, especially after discharge. Inhospital death and death between discharge and day 90 were frequent in hospitalized patients with cancer who developed VTE. ..
  26. doi request reprint Hospital budget implications of substituting dabigatran for warfarin in an anticoagulation service
    Julie K Atay
    Department of Pharmacy, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Clin Appl Thromb Hemost 18:181-4. 2012
    ..This was comprised of $856,842 for labor, $473,658 for INR testing, and $54,994 for the drug cost of warfarin. Substitution will result in increased expense due to drug cost...
  27. doi request reprint Thrombosis in suspected heparin-induced thrombocytopenia occurs more often with high antibody levels
    Steven Baroletti
    Department of Pharmacy, MetroWest Medical Center, Framingham, MA, USA
    Am J Med 125:44-9. 2012
    ..An enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay detects anti-PF4/heparin antibodies to support a suspected clinical diagnosis of heparin-induced thrombocytopenia. The utility of quantitative enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay results is uncertain...
  28. doi request reprint Heart failure in patients with deep vein thrombosis
    Gregory Piazza
    Cardiovascular Division, Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Cardiol 101:1056-9. 2008
    ..In conclusion, the combination of higher medical acuity, increased frequency of VTE risk factors, and low rate of VTE prophylaxis presents a "triple threat" to patients with HF...
  29. ncbi request reprint Acute pulmonary embolism: part I: epidemiology and diagnosis
    Gregory Piazza
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Circulation 114:e28-32. 2006
  30. doi request reprint Deep vein thrombosis in orthopedic surgery
    Marcella Calfon
    Department of Medicine, Cardiovascular Division, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston Massachusetts, USA
    Clin Appl Thromb Hemost 15:512-6. 2009
    ..In conclusion, despite having fewer comorbid conditions, orthopedic patients with deep vein thrombosis remain particularly vulnerable to calf deep vein thrombosis. Rates of venous thromboembolism prophylaxis were inadequate...
  31. ncbi request reprint Correlates of bleeding events among moderate- to high-risk patients undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention and treated with eptifibatide: observations from the PROTECT-TIMI-30 trial
    Ajay J Kirtane
    Cardiovascular Division, Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 47:2374-9. 2006
    ..We aimed to identify correlates of Thrombolysis In Mycocardial Infarction (TIMI) major/minor bleeding among eptifibatide-treated patients undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI)...
  32. pmc Underutilization of thromboprophylaxis in patients with heart failure. Dr. Gregory Piazza is interviewed by Dr. George Lundberg
    Gregory Piazza
    Medscape J Med 10:106. 2008