J B Kostis

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Affiliation: New Jersey
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of irbesartan in heart failure
    J B Kostis
    University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, USA
    J Clin Pharmacol 41:935-42. 2001
  2. ncbi request reprint From hypertension to heart failure: update on the management of systolic and diastolic dysfunction
    John B Kostis
    Department of Medicine, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, One Robert Wood Johnson Place, Room MEB 491, New Brunswick, NJ 08903, USA
    Am J Hypertens 16:18S-22S. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of antithrombotic therapy in chronic heart failure: the HELAS study
    Dennis V Cokkinos
    Cardiology Department, Hippokrateio Hospital, University of Athens, Athens, Greece
    Eur J Heart Fail 8:428-32. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Erectile dysfunction and cardiac disease: recommendations of the Second Princeton Conference
    Raymond C Rosen
    University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, 671 Hoes Lane, Piscataway, NJ 08854, USA
    Curr Urol Rep 7:490-6. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Reduction of stroke risk factors
    John B Kostis
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 9:49-56. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Incidence and characteristics of angioedema associated with enalapril
    John B Kostis
    Department of Medicine, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick 08903 0019, USA
    Arch Intern Med 165:1637-42. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Persistence of normotension after discontinuation of lifestyle intervention in the trial of TONE. Trial of Nonpharmacologic Interventions in the Elderly
    John B Kostis
    Department of Medicine, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick 08903 0019, USA
    Am J Hypertens 15:732-4. 2002
  8. ncbi request reprint Association of angiotensin-converting enzyme DD genotype with blood pressure sensitivity to weight loss
    John B Kostis
    UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ 08903 0019, USA
    Am Heart J 144:625-9. 2002
  9. ncbi request reprint Treatment of hypertension in older patients: an updated look at the role of calcium antagonists
    John B Kostis
    Department of Medicine, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ 08903, USA
    Am J Geriatr Cardiol 12:319-27. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint The importance of managing hypertension and dyslipidemia to decrease cardiovascular disease
    John B Kostis
    Department of Medicine, UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Clinical Academic Building, Suite 5200, 125 Paterson Street, New Brunswick, NJ 08903 0019, USA
    Cardiovasc Drugs Ther 21:297-309. 2007

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  1. ncbi request reprint The pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of irbesartan in heart failure
    J B Kostis
    University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, USA
    J Clin Pharmacol 41:935-42. 2001
    ..v. administration is not altered in patients with heart failure. Therefore, this indicates that no dosage adjustment is needed when prescribing irbesartan in heart failure patients...
  2. ncbi request reprint From hypertension to heart failure: update on the management of systolic and diastolic dysfunction
    John B Kostis
    Department of Medicine, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, One Robert Wood Johnson Place, Room MEB 491, New Brunswick, NJ 08903, USA
    Am J Hypertens 16:18S-22S. 2003
    ..Large-scale trials have shown that betaB significantly reduce risks for morbidity and mortality in patients with HF. Ongoing studies should help to clarify further the optimal cardioprotective therapies in patients with HF...
  3. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of antithrombotic therapy in chronic heart failure: the HELAS study
    Dennis V Cokkinos
    Cardiology Department, Hippokrateio Hospital, University of Athens, Athens, Greece
    Eur J Heart Fail 8:428-32. 2006
    ..The HELAS study (Heart failure Long-term Antithrombotic Study) is a multicentre, randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial to evaluate antithrombotic treatment in patients with CHF...
  4. ncbi request reprint Erectile dysfunction and cardiac disease: recommendations of the Second Princeton Conference
    Raymond C Rosen
    University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, 671 Hoes Lane, Piscataway, NJ 08854, USA
    Curr Urol Rep 7:490-6. 2006
    ..Other drug interactions and the cardiovascular safety of testosterone replacement therapy are considered...
  5. ncbi request reprint Reduction of stroke risk factors
    John B Kostis
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 9:49-56. 2007
    ..Also participating were Philip B. Gorelick, MD, MPH, Director, Center for Stroke Research, University of Illinois College of Medicine, Chicago, IL, and Franz H. Messerli, MD, St Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center, New York, NY...
  6. ncbi request reprint Incidence and characteristics of angioedema associated with enalapril
    John B Kostis
    Department of Medicine, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick 08903 0019, USA
    Arch Intern Med 165:1637-42. 2005
    ..Angioedema is a rare but potentially serious adverse event of angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor therapy. However, no prospective, controlled studies have reported on its incidence and clinical characteristics...
  7. ncbi request reprint Persistence of normotension after discontinuation of lifestyle intervention in the trial of TONE. Trial of Nonpharmacologic Interventions in the Elderly
    John B Kostis
    Department of Medicine, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick 08903 0019, USA
    Am J Hypertens 15:732-4. 2002
    ..Weight loss and sodium reduction programs are effective in treating hypertension, but there is little information about the persistence of the benefit after discontinuation of the intervention...
  8. ncbi request reprint Association of angiotensin-converting enzyme DD genotype with blood pressure sensitivity to weight loss
    John B Kostis
    UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ 08903 0019, USA
    Am Heart J 144:625-9. 2002
    ..Salt sensitivity--the degree of blood pressure change in response to a change in sodium load--has been extensively explored. However, the determinants of the extent of blood pressure change after weight reduction have not been evaluated...
  9. ncbi request reprint Treatment of hypertension in older patients: an updated look at the role of calcium antagonists
    John B Kostis
    Department of Medicine, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ 08903, USA
    Am J Geriatr Cardiol 12:319-27. 2003
    ..Antihypertensive agents with improved tolerability profiles offer the potential for improved blood pressure control...
  10. ncbi request reprint The importance of managing hypertension and dyslipidemia to decrease cardiovascular disease
    John B Kostis
    Department of Medicine, UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Clinical Academic Building, Suite 5200, 125 Paterson Street, New Brunswick, NJ 08903 0019, USA
    Cardiovasc Drugs Ther 21:297-309. 2007
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  11. ncbi request reprint Omapatrilat and enalapril in patients with hypertension: the Omapatrilat Cardiovascular Treatment vs. Enalapril (OCTAVE) trial
    John B Kostis
    Department of Medicine, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, One Robert Wood Johnson Place, PO Box 19, New Brunswick, NJ 08903 0019, USA
    Am J Hypertens 17:103-11. 2004
    ..We compared the efficacy and safety of omapatrilat to a representative angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor, enalapril...
  12. ncbi request reprint Sexual dysfunction and cardiac risk (the Second Princeton Consensus Conference)
    John B Kostis
    University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ, USA
    Am J Cardiol 96:313-21. 2005
    ..Finally, further research on the role of PDE-5 inhibition in treating patients with other medical or cardiovascular disorders is recommended...
  13. ncbi request reprint International medical graduates and the cardiology workforce
    John B Kostis
    UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, New Jersey 08903 0019, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 44:1172-4. 2004
    ..S. Whether in the absence of a present crisis the projected shortage of cardiologists necessitates change in U.S. immigration policy is an open question...
  14. ncbi request reprint Disputation on the use of age in determining the need for treatment of hypercholesterolemia and hypertension
    John B Kostis
    Department of Medicine, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, 08903 0019, USA
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 8:519-20. 2006
  15. ncbi request reprint Long-term effect of diuretic-based therapy on fatal outcomes in subjects with isolated systolic hypertension with and without diabetes
    John B Kostis
    UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, New Jersey 08903 0019, USA
    Am J Cardiol 95:29-35. 2005
    ..Subjects who had diabetes associated with chlorthalidone had no significant increase in CV events and had a better prognosis than did those who had preexisting diabetes...
  16. ncbi request reprint Sexual dysfunction and cardiac risk (the Second Princeton Consensus Conference)
    John B Kostis
    University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, New Jersey, USA
    Am J Cardiol 96:85M-93M. 2005
    ..Finally, further research on the role of PDE-5 inhibition in treating patients with other medical or cardiovascular disorders is recommended...
  17. ncbi request reprint The association of heart failure with insulin resistance and the development of type 2 diabetes
    John B Kostis
    Department of Medicine, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, New Jersey 08903 0019, USA
    Am J Hypertens 18:731-7. 2005
    ..The use of vasodilating beta-blockers, on the other hand, has not produced these harmful metabolic effects...
  18. ncbi request reprint Hypertension: definitions and guidelines
    John B Kostis
    University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ 08903, USA
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 7:538-9. 2005
  19. ncbi request reprint The benefits of intensive lipid lowering in patients with stable coronary heart disease with normal or high systolic blood pressure: an analysis of the Treating to New Targets (TNT) study
    John B Kostis
    University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ 08903 0019, USA
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 10:367-76. 2008
    ..The effect of lower SBP on stroke was most pronounced in the lowest LDL-C tertile...
  20. ncbi request reprint Design of the Omapatrilat in Persons with Enhanced Risk of Atherosclerotic events (OPERA) trial
    John B Kostis
    University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick 08903 0019, USA
    Am J Hypertens 15:193-8. 2002
    ..Additional analyses will be conducted in men and women, in diabetic patients, in different risk classes and according to prior evidence of vascular disease...
  21. ncbi request reprint Association of increased pulse pressure with the development of heart failure in SHEP. Systolic Hypertension in the Elderly (SHEP) Cooperative Research Group
    J B Kostis
    University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick 08903 0019, USA
    Am J Hypertens 14:798-803. 2001
    ....
  22. ncbi request reprint Does withdrawal of antihypertensive medication increase the risk of cardiovascular events? Trial of Nonpharmacologic Interventions in the Elderly (TONE) Cooperative Research Group
    J B Kostis
    UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, New Jersey 08903 0019, USA
    Am J Cardiol 82:1501-8. 1998
    ....
  23. ncbi request reprint Prevention of heart failure by antihypertensive drug treatment in older persons with isolated systolic hypertension. SHEP Cooperative Research Group
    J B Kostis
    Department of Medicine, Center for Disease Management and Clinical Outcomes, UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ 08903 0019, USA
    JAMA 278:212-6. 1997
    ..Heart failure is often preceded by isolated systolic hypertension, but the effectiveness of antihypertensive treatment in preventing heart failure is not known...
  24. ncbi request reprint Association of calcium channel blocker use with increased rate of acute myocardial infarction in patients with left ventricular dysfunction
    J B Kostis
    Department of Medicine, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick 08903 0019, USA
    Am Heart J 133:550-7. 1997
    ..86). The adjusted risk ratio for all-cause mortality associated with CCB use was 1.14 (CI 1.00 to 1.28; p = 0.0454). In this analysis of patients with LVD, CCB use was associated with significantly increased risk of fatal or nonfatal MI...
  25. ncbi request reprint Time trends in the occurrence and outcome of acute myocardial infarction and coronary heart disease death between 1986 and 1996 (a New Jersey statewide study)
    J B Kostis
    Department of Medicine, UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, New Jersey 08903 0019, USA
    Am J Cardiol 88:837-41. 2001
    ..Thus, the decrease in age-adjusted CHD mortality is not all due to treatment and true prevention of CHD, but the disease simply occurs at an older age...
  26. doi request reprint Antihypertensive therapy with CCB/ARB combination in older individuals: focus on amlodipine/valsartan combination
    John B Kostis
    Department of Medicine, UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ 08903 0019, USA
    Am J Ther 17:188-96. 2010
    ..In conclusion, combination therapy, including single-pill combination therapy with amlodipine/valsartan, is particularly useful for the management of high-risk individuals such as the elderly...
  27. doi request reprint Association between chlorthalidone treatment of systolic hypertension and long-term survival
    John B Kostis
    Cardiovascular Institute, UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, One Robert Wood Johnson Place, New Brunswick, NJ 08903 0019, USA
    JAMA 306:2588-93. 2011
    ....
  28. ncbi request reprint Effect of atenolol and reserpine on selected events in the systolic hypertension in the elderly program (SHEP)
    J B Kostis
    Department of Medicine, UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick 08903-0019, USA
    Am J Hypertens 8:1147-53. 1995
    ..However, a greater number of patients might have been necessary to adequately evaluate potential differential effects of these drugs, especially for reserpine...
  29. doi request reprint Temporal trends in incidence and long-term case fatality of stroke among children from 1994 to 2007
    S K Gandhi
    Cardiovascular Institute, The Department of Medicine, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ, USA
    Neurology 78:1923-9. 2012
    ..To examine the trends in incidence and long-term case fatality of childhood stroke in New Jersey using a statewide administrative database for the years 1994-2007...
  30. ncbi request reprint The cost and cardioprotective effects of enalapril in hypertensive patients with left ventricular dysfunction
    J R Cook
    Merck and Co, Inc, Whitehouse Station, New Jersey, USA
    Am J Hypertens 11:1433-41. 1998
    ..From both the clinical and economic viewpoints, ACE inhibitors provide important clinical benefits and are cost-effective...
  31. ncbi request reprint Delay in presentation and evaluation for acute stroke: Stroke Time Registry for Outcomes Knowledge and Epidemiology (S.T.R.O.K.E.)
    C R Lacy
    Center for Disease Management and Clinical Outcomes, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ 08903 0019, USA
    Stroke 32:63-9. 2001
    ....
  32. ncbi request reprint The effect of enalapril on mortal and morbid events in patients with hypertension and left ventricular dysfunction
    J B Kostis
    University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, New Jersey 08903-0019, USA
    Am J Hypertens 8:909-14. 1995
    ..866, 0.729, 0.775 and 0.743) history of hypertension as well in those with elevated SBP (RR = 0.841, 0.806, 0.707, 0.867) or DBP (RR = 0.791, 0.889, 0.755, 0.872) at baseline.(ABSTRACT TRUNCATED AT 250 WORDS)..
  33. doi request reprint Trends in incidence and mortality rates of ventricular septal rupture during acute myocardial infarction
    Abel E Moreyra
    UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, New Jersey, USA
    Am J Cardiol 106:1095-100. 2010
    ....
  34. pmc Aspirin use, dose, and clinical outcomes in postmenopausal women with stable cardiovascular disease: the Women's Health Initiative Observational Study
    Jeffrey S Berger
    Department of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes 2:78-87. 2009
    ..We sought to evaluate the relationship between aspirin use, dose (81 or 325 mg), and clinical outcomes among postmenopausal women with stable cardiovascular disease (CVD)...
  35. ncbi request reprint Heart rate and blood pressure response in adult men and women during exercise and sexual activity
    Sebastian T Palmeri
    Department of Medicine, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, New Jersey, USA
    Am J Cardiol 100:1795-801. 2007
    ..026). In conclusion, sexual activity provides modest physical stress comparable with stage II of the standard multistage Bruce treadmill protocol for men and stage I for women...
  36. doi request reprint Long-term fatal outcomes in subjects with stroke or transient ischemic attack: fourteen-year follow-up of the systolic hypertension in the elderly program
    Alpesh B Patel
    Department of Medicine, UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, One Robert Wood Johnson Pl, PO Box 19, New Brunswick, NJ 08903 0019, USA
    Stroke 39:1084-9. 2008
    ..Incident stroke was significantly decreased by treatment in the Systolic Hypertension in Elderly Program (SHEP) Trial, but the reduction in fatal events was not statistically significant...
  37. ncbi request reprint Lifestyle management of erectile dysfunction: the role of cardiovascular and concomitant risk factors
    Raymond C Rosen
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Piscataway, New Jersey 08854, USA
    Am J Cardiol 96:76M-79M. 2005
    ..Taken together, these studies support the value of risk factor modification and lifestyle change in the clinical management in men with ED and concomitant cardiovascular illness...
  38. doi request reprint Atrial fibrillation and isolated systolic hypertension: the systolic hypertension in the elderly program and systolic hypertension in the elderly program-extension study
    Tudor D Vagaonescu
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases and Hypertension, University of Medicine and Dentristy of New Jersey UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ 08903 0019, USA
    Hypertension 51:1552-6. 2008
    ..All-cause mortality and total cardiovascular mortality were significantly increased in hypertensives with atrial fibrillation at 4.7 and 14.3 years follow-up...
  39. pmc Questionable hospital chart documentation practices by physicians
    Ranita Sharma
    UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ 08903 0019, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 23:1865-70. 2008
    ..Physicians, influenced by various pressures, may document information in patient records that they did not personally observe...
  40. ncbi request reprint Overview of phosphodiesterase 5 inhibition in erectile dysfunction
    Raymond C Rosen
    Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Piscataway, New Jersey 08854, USA
    Am J Cardiol 92:9M-18M. 2003
    ..These agents have demonstrated improvement in erectile function and have been shown to be well tolerated in diverse populations comprising thousands of men worldwide. Profiles of these 3 PDE5 inhibitors are reviewed herein...
  41. ncbi request reprint Permanent pacing is a risk factor for the development of heart failure
    Ronald S Freudenberger
    Department of Medicine, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, New Jersey, USA
    Am J Cardiol 95:671-4. 2005
    ....
  42. ncbi request reprint Impact of a targeted intervention on lipid-lowering therapy in patients with coronary artery disease in the hospital setting
    Clifton R Lacy
    Center for Disease Management and Clinical Outcomes, Division of Cardiovascular Diseases and Hypertension, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ 08903 0019, USA
    Arch Intern Med 162:468-73. 2002
    ..This study was designed to determine the impact of an intervention targeted at improving the use of lipid-lowering therapy in patients with CAD in the hospital setting...
  43. ncbi request reprint Impact of presentation of research results on likelihood of prescribing medications to patients with left ventricular dysfunction
    C R Lacy
    Center for Disease Management and Clinical Outcomes, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick 08903-0019, USA
    Am J Cardiol 87:203-7. 2001
    ..The high numerical value of relative risk reduction and the concrete and tangible quality of increased life expectancy exert greater influence on health professionals than other standard outcome terms...
  44. ncbi request reprint Pharmacodynamics and pharmacokinetics of omapatrilat in heart failure
    J B Kostis
    University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick 08903, USA
    J Clin Pharmacol 41:1280-90. 2001
    ..Omapatrilat was well tolerated; differences in systemic exposure and metabolism between CHF patients and controls did not appear to be clinically significant...
  45. ncbi request reprint Impact of availability of hospital-based invasive cardiac services on racial differences in the use of these services
    P M Gregory
    Health Services Research Program, Department of Family Medicine, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ 08903 0019, USA
    Am Heart J 138:507-17. 1999
    ....
  46. ncbi request reprint Association of hemostatic factors with peripheral vascular disease
    C S Philipp
    Division of Hematology, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick 08904, USA
    Am Heart J 134:978-84. 1997
    ..PAI-1 levels were elevated in ADMIT participants, but multivariate analysis did not demonstrate an independent relationship between PAI-1 and ABI...
  47. ncbi request reprint Meta-analysis, meta-regression, and meta-physics
    John B Kostis
    Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, New Brunswick, NJ 08903, USA
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 5:64-5,75. 2003
  48. ncbi request reprint A new approach to primary prevention of cardiovascular disease
    John B Kostis
    UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Division of Cardiology, New Brunswick, NJ, USA
    Am J Med 120:746-7. 2007
  49. ncbi request reprint Effect of anemia on 1-year mortality in patients with acute myocardial infarction
    Nezar Al Falluji
    University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ 08903 0019, USA
    Am Heart J 144:636-41. 2002
    ..Limited data are available on the effect of anemia on mortality in patients with acute myocardial infarction (MI)...
  50. doi request reprint Comparison of hospital versus out of hospital coronary death rates in women and men
    Yu Hsuan Shao
    University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ, USA
    Am J Cardiol 106:26-30. 2010
    ..In conclusion, the greater in-hospital mortality of young women hospitalized for MI compared to young men could be explained in part by the finding that young men were more likely to have out-of-hospital CHD death...
  51. ncbi request reprint Conjugated equine estrogens and coronary heart disease: the Women's Health Initiative
    Judith Hsia
    Department of Medicine, George Washington University, Washington, DC, USA
    Arch Intern Med 166:357-65. 2006
    ..These trials did not address the role of unopposed estrogen for coronary protection...
  52. pmc Triggering of transmural infarctions, but not nontransmural infarctions, by ambient fine particles
    David Q Rich
    School of Public Health, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Piscataway, New Jersey, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 118:1229-34. 2010
    ..Previous studies have reported increased risk of myocardial infarction (MI) after increases in ambient particulate matter (PM) air pollution concentrations in the hours and days before MI onset...
  53. ncbi request reprint Comparison of rate versus rhythm control for atrial fibrillation in patients with left ventricular dysfunction (from the AFFIRM Study)
    Ronald S Freudenberger
    Department of Medicine, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, New Jersey, USA
    Am J Cardiol 100:247-52. 2007
    ..When the data were analyzed by final rhythm status, we again found no significant benefit to patients in the rhythm control arm...
  54. ncbi request reprint Immediate and 1-year survival of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest victims in southern New Jersey: 1995-2000
    Maya E Guglin
    Cooper Hospital UMDNJ, Camden, New Jersey, USA
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 27:1072-6. 2004
    ..In southern New Jersey the survival rate did not improve over the 5-year study. Not only initial (prehospital) mortality, but also "delayed" (in-hospital mortality) increases with increase of response time...
  55. doi request reprint The effectiveness of outpatient appointment reminder systems in reducing no-show rates
    Amay Parikh
    Department of Medicine, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ, USA
    Am J Med 123:542-8. 2010
    ..An automated telephone appointment reminder system may decrease the no-show rate. Understanding characteristics of patients who miss their appointments will aid in the formulation of interventions to reduce no-show rates...
  56. ncbi request reprint Comparison of pharmacokinetics of lanoteplase and alteplase during acute myocardial infarction
    John B Kostis
    Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, New Brunswick, New Jersey, USA
    Clin Pharmacokinet 41:445-52. 2002
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the pharmacokinetics and functional activity of a single intravenous bolus dose of lanoteplase with those of a bolus plus two-step infusion of alteplase...
  57. ncbi request reprint Treatment of octogenarians: should we and how
    Robert A Phillips
    Lenox Hill Hospital and New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 6:267-73; quiz 274-5. 2004
  58. ncbi request reprint Expanding the definition and classification of hypertension
    Thomas D Giles
    Louisiana State University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 7:505-12. 2005
    ..We believe it would be preferable to classify all individuals as either normal or hypertensive, based on their cardiovascular evaluation, using the four categories of normal and stages 1, 2, and 3 hypertension...
  59. doi request reprint Treating hypertension in the very old
    John B Kostis
    N Engl J Med 358:1958-60. 2008
  60. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular protection using beta-blockers: a critical review of the evidence
    Sripal Bangalore
    St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital and Columbia University, New York, New York 10019, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 50:563-72. 2007
    ..However, beta-blockers remain very efficacious agents for the treatment of heart failure, certain types of arrhythmia, hypertropic obstructive cardiomyopathy, and in patients with prior myocardial infarction...
  61. ncbi request reprint Clinical outcomes in antihypertensive treatment of type 2 diabetes, impaired fasting glucose concentration, and normoglycemia: Antihypertensive and Lipid-Lowering Treatment to Prevent Heart Attack Trial (ALLHAT)
    Paul K Whelton
    Department of Epidemiology, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, LA, USA
    Arch Intern Med 165:1401-9. 2005
    ....
  62. ncbi request reprint The second Princeton consensus on sexual dysfunction and cardiac risk: new guidelines for sexual medicine
    Graham Jackson
    Cardiothoracic Center, St Thomas Hospital, London, UK
    J Sex Med 3:28-36; discussion 36. 2006
    ..The first Princeton Consensus Conference (Princeton I) in 1999 developed guidelines for safe management of cardiac patients regarding sexual activity and the treatment of ED...
  63. ncbi request reprint Beyond hypertension toward guidelines for cardiovascular risk reduction
    Massimo Volpe
    Department of Cardiology, II Faculty of Medicine, University of Rome La Sapienza Rome, Rome, Italy
    Am J Hypertens 17:1068-74. 2004
    ..We propose that global risk should be used as the main determinant of whom to treat, how to treat, and how much to treat...
  64. ncbi request reprint Treating hypercholesterolemia and hypertension based on lifetime global risk
    John B Kostis
    Am J Cardiol 100:138-42. 2007
  65. ncbi request reprint Safety and efficacy of Atorvastatin-induced very low-density lipoprotein cholesterol levels in Patients with coronary heart disease (a post hoc analysis of the treating to new targets [TNT] study)
    John C LaRosa
    State University of New York Health Science Center, New York, New York, USA
    Am J Cardiol 100:747-52. 2007
    ....
  66. ncbi request reprint Celebrating 50 years of experience: an ECFMG perspective
    James A Hallock
    Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Acad Med 81:S7-16. 2006
    ..S. medical graduates. Passage of the USMLE is required for ECFMG Certification and licensure in all jurisdictions...
  67. ncbi request reprint Erectile dysfunction and incidence of cardiovascular disease
    John B Kostis
    JAMA 295:1999-2000; author reply 2000. 2006
  68. ncbi request reprint Hypertension guidelines: criteria that might make them more clinically useful
    Michael H Alderman
    Department of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York, USA
    Am J Hypertens 15:917-23. 2002
    ..Similarly, the benefit of therapy must be assessed by reduction in cardiovascular disease morbidity and mortality...