Mary Mcgrae McDermott

Summary

Affiliation: Northwestern University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Vulnerable blood in high risk vascular patients: Study design and methods
    Mary M McDermott
    Department of Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, United States Department of Preventive Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, United States Electronic address
    Contemp Clin Trials 38:121-9. 2014
  2. pmc Ankle brachial index values, leg symptoms, and functional performance among community-dwelling older men and women in the lifestyle interventions and independence for elders study
    Mary M McDermott
    Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL
    J Am Heart Assoc 2:e000257. 2013
  3. pmc Decline in functional performance predicts later increased mobility loss and mortality in peripheral arterial disease
    Mary M McDermott
    Department of Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 57:962-70. 2011
  4. doi request reprint Home-based walking exercise intervention in peripheral artery disease: a randomized clinical trial
    Mary M McDermott
    Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine Department of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    JAMA 310:57-65. 2013
  5. pmc Proximal superficial femoral artery occlusion, collateral vessels, and walking performance in peripheral artery disease
    Mary M McDermott
    Department of Medicine, Northwestern University s Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    JACC Cardiovasc Imaging 6:687-94. 2013
  6. pmc Comparative effectiveness study of self-directed walking exercise, lower extremity revascularization, and functional decline in peripheral artery disease
    Mary M McDermott
    Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA
    J Vasc Surg 57:990-996.e1. 2013
  7. pmc Functional impairment in peripheral artery disease and how to improve it in 2013
    Mary Mcgrae McDermott
    Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Curr Cardiol Rep 15:347. 2013
  8. doi request reprint Vitamin D status and functional performance in peripheral artery disease
    Mary M McDermott
    Department of Medicine, Northwestern University s Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA
    Vasc Med 17:294-302. 2012
  9. pmc The Group Oriented Arterial Leg Study (GOALS) to improve walking performance in patients with peripheral arterial disease
    Mary M McDermott
    Department of Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Contemp Clin Trials 33:1311-20. 2012
  10. pmc Calf muscle characteristics, strength measures, and mortality in peripheral arterial disease: a longitudinal study
    Mary M McDermott
    Department of Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, 750 North Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 59:1159-67. 2012

Research Grants

  1. Vascular Medicine at Northwestern University
    Mary McDermott; Fiscal Year: 2007
  2. Magnetic Resonance in Peripheral Arterial Disease
    Mary McDermott; Fiscal Year: 2007
  3. Reducing Risk Factors in Peripheral Arterial Disease
    Mary McDermott; Fiscal Year: 2007
  4. Improving Functioning in Peripheral Arterial Disease
    Mary McDermott; Fiscal Year: 2007
  5. Blood Markers of Vulnerability in High Risk Vascular Patients
    Mary McDermott; Fiscal Year: 2009
  6. Increasing Activity in Peripheral Arterial Disease
    Mary McDermott; Fiscal Year: 2009
  7. Magnetic Resonance in Peripheral Arterial Disease
    Mary McDermott; Fiscal Year: 2009
  8. Increasing Activity in Peripheral Arterial Disease
    Mary Mcgrae McDermott; Fiscal Year: 2010
  9. Blood Markers of Vulnerability in High Risk Vascular Patients
    Mary Mcgrae McDermott; Fiscal Year: 2010
  10. Magnetic Resonance in Peripheral Arterial Disease
    Mary Mcgrae McDermott; Fiscal Year: 2010

Detail Information

Publications70

  1. ncbi request reprint Vulnerable blood in high risk vascular patients: Study design and methods
    Mary M McDermott
    Department of Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, United States Department of Preventive Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, United States Electronic address
    Contemp Clin Trials 38:121-9. 2014
    ..However, these associations are not established in humans...
  2. pmc Ankle brachial index values, leg symptoms, and functional performance among community-dwelling older men and women in the lifestyle interventions and independence for elders study
    Mary M McDermott
    Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL
    J Am Heart Assoc 2:e000257. 2013
    ..We describe the prevalence of categories of definite peripheral artery disease (PAD), borderline ABI, low normal ABI, and no PAD and their association with lower-extremity functional performance in the LIFE Study population...
  3. pmc Decline in functional performance predicts later increased mobility loss and mortality in peripheral arterial disease
    Mary M McDermott
    Department of Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 57:962-70. 2011
    ..We hypothesized that a greater 2-year decline in office-based functional performance measures would be associated with greater mobility loss and mortality in people with peripheral arterial disease (PAD)...
  4. doi request reprint Home-based walking exercise intervention in peripheral artery disease: a randomized clinical trial
    Mary M McDermott
    Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine Department of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    JAMA 310:57-65. 2013
    ..Clinical practice guidelines state there is insufficient evidence to support advising patients with peripheral artery disease (PAD) to participate in a home-based walking exercise program...
  5. pmc Proximal superficial femoral artery occlusion, collateral vessels, and walking performance in peripheral artery disease
    Mary M McDermott
    Department of Medicine, Northwestern University s Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    JACC Cardiovasc Imaging 6:687-94. 2013
    ..We studied associations of collateral vessel number with functional performance in PAD...
  6. pmc Comparative effectiveness study of self-directed walking exercise, lower extremity revascularization, and functional decline in peripheral artery disease
    Mary M McDermott
    Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA
    J Vasc Surg 57:990-996.e1. 2013
    ....
  7. pmc Functional impairment in peripheral artery disease and how to improve it in 2013
    Mary Mcgrae McDermott
    Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Curr Cardiol Rep 15:347. 2013
    ..Unsupervised walking exercise programs may be beneficial in PAD, but data are mixed...
  8. doi request reprint Vitamin D status and functional performance in peripheral artery disease
    Mary M McDermott
    Department of Medicine, Northwestern University s Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA
    Vasc Med 17:294-302. 2012
    ..Associations of low vitamin D levels with poorer peripheral nerve function require further study...
  9. pmc The Group Oriented Arterial Leg Study (GOALS) to improve walking performance in patients with peripheral arterial disease
    Mary M McDermott
    Department of Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Contemp Clin Trials 33:1311-20. 2012
    ....
  10. pmc Calf muscle characteristics, strength measures, and mortality in peripheral arterial disease: a longitudinal study
    Mary M McDermott
    Department of Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, 750 North Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 59:1159-67. 2012
    ..This study analyzed whether lower calf muscle density and poorer upper and lower extremity strength are associated with higher mortality rates in men and women with peripheral arterial disease (PAD)...
  11. pmc The association of lesion eccentricity with plaque morphology and components in the superficial femoral artery: a high-spatial-resolution, multi-contrast weighted CMR study
    Feiyu Li
    Department of Radiology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    J Cardiovasc Magn Reson 12:37. 2010
    ..This study investigated associations of plaque eccentricity with plaque components and morphology in the proximal superficial femoral artery using cardiovascular magnetic resonance (CMR)...
  12. pmc Associations of borderline and low normal ankle-brachial index values with functional decline at 5-year follow-up: the WALCS (Walking and Leg Circulation Study)
    Mary M McDermott
    Department of Medicine, Northwestern University s Feinberg School of Medicine, 750 North Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 53:1056-62. 2009
    ..We studied associations of borderline and low normal ankle-brachial index (ABI) values with functional decline over a 5-year follow-up...
  13. pmc Treadmill exercise and resistance training in patients with peripheral arterial disease with and without intermittent claudication: a randomized controlled trial
    Mary M McDermott
    Department of Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    JAMA 301:165-74. 2009
    ..Neither supervised treadmill exercise nor strength training for patients with peripheral arterial disease (PAD) without intermittent claudication have been established as beneficial...
  14. doi request reprint Recruiting participants with peripheral arterial disease for clinical trials: experience from the Study to Improve Leg Circulation (SILC)
    Mary M McDermott
    Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Ill 60611, USA
    J Vasc Surg 49:653-659.e4. 2009
    ..To describe the success of diverse recruitment methods in a randomized controlled clinical trial of exercise in persons with peripheral arterial disease (PAD)...
  15. pmc Circulating blood markers and functional impairment in peripheral arterial disease
    Mary M McDermott
    Department of Medicine and Preventive Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University Cicago, IL, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 56:1504-10. 2008
    ..To determine whether higher levels of inflammatory blood markers, D-dimer, and homocysteine were associated with greater impairment in lower extremity functioning in persons with peripheral arterial disease (PAD)...
  16. doi request reprint Asymptomatic peripheral arterial disease is associated with more adverse lower extremity characteristics than intermittent claudication
    Mary M McDermott
    Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Ill, USA
    Circulation 117:2484-91. 2008
    ..This study assessed functional performance, calf muscle characteristics, peripheral nerve function, and quality of life in asymptomatic persons with peripheral arterial disease (PAD)...
  17. pmc Prognostic value of functional performance for mortality in patients with peripheral artery disease
    Mary M McDermott
    Department of Medicine, Northwestern University s Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 51:1482-9. 2008
    ..Among persons with lower extremity peripheral artery disease (PAD), we determined whether objective measures of walking performance predict mortality independently of the ankle brachial index (ABI)...
  18. pmc Associations between lower extremity ischemia, upper and lower extremity strength, and functional impairment with peripheral arterial disease
    Mary M McDermott
    Department of Medicine, National Institute on Aging, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 56:724-9. 2008
    ..To determine whether poorer strength may mediate poorer lower extremity performance in persons with lower arterial brachial index (ABI) levels...
  19. pmc Baseline functional performance predicts the rate of mobility loss in persons with peripheral arterial disease
    Mary M McDermott
    Department of Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 50:974-82. 2007
    ..We compared rates of mobility loss among persons with versus without peripheral arterial disease (PAD). Associations between baseline functional performance and mobility loss in persons with and without PAD were studied...
  20. pmc Elevated levels of inflammation, d-dimer, and homocysteine are associated with adverse calf muscle characteristics and reduced calf strength in peripheral arterial disease
    Mary M McDermott
    Department of Medicine and Department of Preventive Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 50:897-905. 2007
    ....
  21. pmc Pathophysiological changes in calf muscle predict mobility loss at 2-year follow-up in men and women with peripheral arterial disease
    Mary Mcgrae McDermott
    Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Ill, USA
    Circulation 120:1048-55. 2009
    ..Associations of pathophysiological calf muscle characteristics with functional decline in people with lower extremity peripheral arterial disease are unknown...
  22. doi request reprint The role of biomarkers and genetics in peripheral arterial disease
    Mary M McDermott
    Department of Medicine and Preventive Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 54:1228-37. 2009
    ..However, a genetic marker for PAD has not been identified...
  23. doi request reprint Attitudes and behavior of peripheral arterial disease patients toward influencing their physician's prescription of cholesterol-lowering medication
    Mary M McDermott
    Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA
    Vasc Med 15:83-90. 2010
    ..Clinical Trial Registration - URL: http://www.clinicaltrials.gov. Unique identifier: NCT00217919...
  24. ncbi request reprint D-dimer, inflammatory markers, and lower extremity functioning in patients with and without peripheral arterial disease
    Mary Mcgrae McDermott
    Department of Medicine, Northwestern University s Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA
    Circulation 107:3191-8. 2003
    ..We determined whether higher levels of D-dimer, C-reactive protein (CRP), fibrinogen, and serum amyloid A are associated independently with functional impairment in patients with and without peripheral arterial disease (PAD)...
  25. doi request reprint Superficial femoral artery plaque and functional performance in peripheral arterial disease: walking and leg circulation study (WALCS III)
    Mary M McDermott
    Department of Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    JACC Cardiovasc Imaging 4:730-9. 2011
    ....
  26. doi request reprint Greater sedentary hours and slower walking speed outside the home predict faster declines in functioning and adverse calf muscle changes in peripheral arterial disease
    Mary M McDermott
    Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 57:2356-64. 2011
    ....
  27. pmc Activating peripheral arterial disease patients to reduce cholesterol: a randomized trial
    Mary M McDermott
    Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Am J Med 124:557-65. 2011
    ....
  28. pmc Superficial femoral artery plaque, the ankle-brachial index, and leg symptoms in peripheral arterial disease: the walking and leg circulation study (WALCS) III
    Mary M McDermott
    Department of Medicine, Northwestern University s Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA
    Circ Cardiovasc Imaging 4:246-52. 2011
    ..We studied associations of the ankle-brachial index (ABI) and leg symptoms with MRI-measured plaque area and percent lumen area in the SFA in participants with and without lower-extremity peripheral arterial disease (PAD)...
  29. pmc Relation of interleukin-6 and vascular cellular adhesion molecule-1 levels to functional decline in patients with lower extremity peripheral arterial disease
    Mary M McDermott
    Department of Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Am J Cardiol 107:1392-8. 2011
    ..In conclusion, in participants with peripheral arterial disease, persistently high IL-6 levels are associated with faster functional decline compared to those with fluctuating or persistently low IL-6 levels...
  30. doi request reprint Women with peripheral arterial disease experience faster functional decline than men with peripheral arterial disease
    Mary M McDermott
    Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 57:707-14. 2011
    ..We hypothesized that women with lower extremity peripheral arterial disease (PAD) would have greater mobility loss and faster functional decline than men with PAD...
  31. pmc Leg symptom categories and rates of mobility decline in peripheral arterial disease
    Mary M McDermott
    Department of Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 58:1256-62. 2010
    ..To determine whether asymptomatic lower extremity peripheral arterial disease (PAD) and leg symptoms other than intermittent claudication (IC) in PAD are associated with faster functional decline than in people with both PAD and IC...
  32. doi request reprint The ankle-brachial index is associated with the magnitude of impaired walking endurance among men and women with peripheral arterial disease
    Mary M McDermott
    Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA
    Vasc Med 15:251-7. 2010
    ..Clinical Trial Registration - URL: http://www.clinicaltrials.gov. Unique identifier: NCT00106327...
  33. pmc Physical activity, walking exercise, and calf skeletal muscle characteristics in patients with peripheral arterial disease
    Mary Mcgrae McDermott
    Department of Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, 676 N St Clair, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    J Vasc Surg 46:87-93. 2007
    ....
  34. ncbi request reprint The magnitude of the problem of peripheral arterial disease: epidemiology and clinical significance
    Mary Mcgrae McDermott
    Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Cleve Clin J Med 73:S2-7. 2006
    ..40), are increasingly recognized as being associated with elevated cardiovascular mortality. Persons with PAD have significantly increased functional impairment and elevated rates of functional decline relative to those without PAD...
  35. ncbi request reprint Leg symptoms in peripheral arterial disease: associated clinical characteristics and functional impairment
    M M McDermott
    Department of Medicine, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, IL, USA
    JAMA 286:1599-606. 2001
    ..Persons with lower-extremity peripheral arterial disease (PAD) are often asymptomatic or have leg symptoms other than intermittent claudication (IC)...
  36. ncbi request reprint Ankle-brachial index and subclinical cardiac and carotid disease: the multi-ethnic study of atherosclerosis
    Mary Mcgrae McDermott
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 162:33-41. 2005
    ..0002). These findings indicate excess coronary and carotid atherosclerosis at ABI values below 1.10 (men) and 1.00 (women) and may imply increased risk of cardiovascular events in persons with borderline and low-normal ABI...
  37. ncbi request reprint Inflammatory markers, D-dimer, pro-thrombotic factors, and physical activity levels in patients with peripheral arterial disease
    Mary Mcgrae McDermott
    Northwestern Feinberg School of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Ste 18 200, 675 North St Clair Street, Chicago, IL 60611 2923, USA
    Vasc Med 9:107-15. 2004
    ..036). Based on these findings, future studies should assess whether interventions to increase physical activity in patients with PAD reduce levels of D-dimer and inflammatory markers...
  38. ncbi request reprint Inflammatory and thrombotic blood markers and walking-related disability in men and women with and without peripheral arterial disease
    Mary M McDermott
    Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, 675 N St Clair, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 52:1888-94. 2004
    ..To determine whether higher circulating levels of thrombotic and inflammatory markers are associated with greater disability...
  39. ncbi request reprint Functional decline in peripheral arterial disease: associations with the ankle brachial index and leg symptoms
    Mary Mcgrae McDermott
    Department of Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Ill, USA
    JAMA 292:453-61. 2004
    ..However, relations between these clinical characteristics and objectively measured functional decline are unknown...
  40. ncbi request reprint Leg strength in peripheral arterial disease: associations with disease severity and lower-extremity performance
    Mary Mcgrae McDermott
    Feinberg School of Medicine at Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    J Vasc Surg 39:523-30. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine relationships between lower-extremity arterial obstruction, leg strength, and lower-extremity functioning...
  41. ncbi request reprint Impairments of muscles and nerves associated with peripheral arterial disease and their relationship with lower extremity functioning: the InCHIANTI Study
    Mary Mcgrae McDermott
    Department of Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine at Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 52:405-10. 2004
    ..To define the relationships between lower extremity peripheral arterial disease (PAD), pathophysiological findings in lower extremity muscles and nerves, and lower extremity performance...
  42. ncbi request reprint Knowledge and attitudes regarding cardiovascular disease risk and prevention in patients with coronary or peripheral arterial disease
    Mary Mcgrae McDermott
    Departments of Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Ill 60611, USA
    Arch Intern Med 163:2157-62. 2003
    ....
  43. ncbi request reprint Relation of levels of hemostatic factors and inflammatory markers to the ankle brachial index
    Mary M McDermott
    Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, 675 N St Clair, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Am J Cardiol 92:194-9. 2003
    ..We conclude that D-dimer levels may be more sensitive than other blood markers for measuring the extent of atherosclerosis in lower extremity arteries...
  44. pmc Depressive symptoms and lower extremity functioning in men and women with peripheral arterial disease
    Mary Mcgrae McDermott
    Department of Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine at Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 18:461-7. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the relationship between depressive symptoms and objective measures of lower extremity functioning in persons with PAD...
  45. ncbi request reprint Statin use and leg functioning in patients with and without lower-extremity peripheral arterial disease
    Mary Mcgrae McDermott
    Feinberg School of Medicine at Northwestern University, Chicago, Ill, USA
    Circulation 107:757-61. 2003
    ..We determined whether statin use (versus nonuse) is associated with superior lower-extremity functioning independently of cholesterol levels and other confounders in patients with and without peripheral arterial disease...
  46. ncbi request reprint Lower extremity performance is associated with daily life physical activity in individuals with and without peripheral arterial disease
    Mary Mcgrae McDermott
    Department of Medicine, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 50:247-55. 2002
    ..To determine whether persons with poorer lower extremity functioning have reduced physical activity levels...
  47. ncbi request reprint The ankle brachial index and change in lower extremity functioning over time: the Women's Health and Aging Study
    Mary Mcgrae McDermott
    Department of Medicine and Department of Preventive Medicine, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 50:238-46. 2002
    ..To define the association between baseline ankle brachial index (ABI) level and subsequent onset of severe disability...
  48. ncbi request reprint Patterns of inflammation associated with peripheral arterial disease: the InCHIANTI study
    Mary Mcgrae McDermott
    Department of Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, USA
    Am Heart J 150:276-81. 2005
    ..To determine whether peripheral arterial disease is associated with high circulating levels of pro-inflammatory cytokines, independent of confounders...
  49. ncbi request reprint D-dimer and inflammatory markers as predictors of functional decline in men and women with and without peripheral arterial disease
    Mary M McDermott
    Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 53:1688-96. 2005
    ..To determine whether higher circulating levels of inflammatory and thrombotic markers are associated with greater decline in lower extremity performance...
  50. pmc Lower extremity ischemia, calf skeletal muscle characteristics, and functional impairment in peripheral arterial disease
    Mary M McDermott
    Department of Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 55:400-6. 2007
    ..To determine whether lower ankle brachial index (ABI) levels are associated with lower calf skeletal muscle area and higher calf muscle percentage fat in persons with and without lower extremity peripheral arterial disease (PAD)...
  51. pmc Lower extremity nerve function in patients with lower extremity ischemia
    Mary M McDermott
    Department of Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, 676 N St Clair, Suite 200, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Arch Intern Med 166:1986-92. 2006
    ..We determined whether lower extremity ischemia, as measured by the ankle brachial index (ABI), is associated with impaired lower extremity nerve function...
  52. pmc Corridor-based functional performance measures correlate better with physical activity during daily life than treadmill measures in persons with peripheral arterial disease
    Mary M McDermott
    Departments of Medicine and Preventive Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    J Vasc Surg 48:1231-7, 1237.e1. 2008
    ..To compare associations of physical activity during daily life with treadmill walking performance and corridor-based functional performance measures in persons with lower extremity peripheral arterial disease (PAD)...
  53. pmc Obesity, weight change, and functional decline in peripheral arterial disease
    Mary M McDermott
    Department of Medicine, Northwestern University s Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    J Vasc Surg 43:1198-204. 2006
    ..We hypothesized that baseline obesity and weight gain during follow-up would each be associated with functional declines in persons with PAD...
  54. ncbi request reprint Physical performance in peripheral arterial disease: a slower rate of decline in patients who walk more
    Mary Mcgrae McDermott
    Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Ann Intern Med 144:10-20. 2006
    ..However, it is unknown whether patients with PAD who walk for exercise regularly have less functional decline than those with less walking activity...
  55. ncbi request reprint Functional decline in lower-extremity peripheral arterial disease: associations with comorbidity, gender, and race
    Mary M McDermott
    Department of Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA
    J Vasc Surg 42:1131-7. 2005
    ..We also determined whether female sex and black race were associated with greater functional decline than male sex and white race, respectively, in PAD...
  56. ncbi request reprint Functional decline in patients with and without peripheral arterial disease: predictive value of annual changes in levels of C-reactive protein and D-dimer
    Mary M McDermott
    Northwestern University s Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 61:374-9. 2006
    ....
  57. doi request reprint Gender differences in cholesterol-lowering medication prescribing in peripheral artery disease
    Mary M McDermott
    Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA
    Vasc Med 16:428-35. 2011
    ..Despite greater increases in LDL-C-lowering medication among female PAD patients, there was no difference in the degree of LDL-C lowering during the study between men and women with PAD...
  58. ncbi request reprint The ankle brachial index is associated with leg function and physical activity: the Walking and Leg Circulation Study
    Mary Mcgrae McDermott
    Feinberg School of Medicine at Northwestern University and Catholic Health Partners, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Ann Intern Med 136:873-83. 2002
    ..The ankle brachial index (ABI) is a noninvasive, reliable measure of lower-extremity ischemia. However, the relationship between ABI and lower-extremity function has not been well studied...
  59. ncbi request reprint Does lower-extremity arterial disease predict future falling among older men and women?
    Adnan Arseven
    Department of Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine at Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, USA
    Angiology 58:725-33. 2007
    ..Future study is needed to determine whether reduced levels of physical activity among patients with PAD account for the lower rate of falling observed here...
  60. ncbi request reprint Sex differences in peripheral arterial disease: leg symptoms and physical functioning
    Mary Mcgrae McDermott
    Department of Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine at Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 51:222-8. 2003
    ..To compare lower extremity functioning and leg symptoms between women and men with peripheral arterial disease (PAD)...
  61. ncbi request reprint Conjugated equine estrogens and peripheral arterial disease risk: the Women's Health Initiative
    Judith Hsia
    Department of Medicine, George Washington University, Washington, DC, USA
    Am Heart J 152:170-6. 2006
    ..Estradiol reduced progression of ultrasonographic carotid disease in a randomized trial. No trials of unopposed estrogen for prevention of lower extremity arterial disease or aortic aneurysm have been conducted...
  62. ncbi request reprint Peripheral arterial disease: epidemiology and drug therapy
    Mary Mcgrae McDermott
    Feinberg School of Medicine at Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Am J Geriatr Cardiol 11:258-66. 2002
    ..Components of an effective exercise intervention and drug therapy to reduce claudication-related walking impairment in PAD are also reviewed...
  63. ncbi request reprint The effects of continuing medical education credits on physician response rates to a mailed questionnaire
    Mary Mcgrae McDermott
    Department of Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, USA
    Health Mark Q 20:27-42. 2003
    ..In conclusion, the opportunity to receive CME credit combined with a small monetary incentive is an effective motivation for physicians participating in a study involving mailed questionnaires...
  64. pmc Atherosclerotic risk factor reduction in peripheral arterial diseasea: results of a national physician survey
    Mary Mcgrae McDermott
    Departments of Medicine and Preventive Medicine, The Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Evanston Ill 60611, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 17:895-904. 2002
    ..We documented physician-reported practice behavior, knowledge, and attitudes regarding atherosclerotic risk factor reduction in patients with PAD...
  65. ncbi request reprint Intrinsic contribution of gender and ethnicity to normal ankle-brachial index values: the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA)
    Victor Aboyans
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA, USA
    J Vasc Surg 45:319-27. 2007
    ..Consequently, an ABI threshold that disregards these fundamental gender-related and ethnicity-related differences could partly contribute to reported prevalence differences...
  66. ncbi request reprint Atherosclerotic Vascular Disease Conference: Writing Group II: risk factors
    Sidney C Smith
    Circulation 109:2613-6. 2004
  67. ncbi request reprint A novel method of exercise stress testing in patients with peripheral arterial disease
    Mary Mcgrae McDermott
    J Cardiopulm Rehabil 26:304-6. 2006
  68. ncbi request reprint Relationship of high and low ankle brachial index to all-cause and cardiovascular disease mortality: the Strong Heart Study
    Helaine E Resnick
    Department of Epidemiology, MedStar Research Institute, Hyattsville, Md 20873, USA
    Circulation 109:733-9. 2004
    ..The associations of low (<0.90) and high (>1.40) ankle brachial index (ABI) with risk of all-cause and cardiovascular disease (CVD) mortality have not been examined in a population-based setting...
  69. ncbi request reprint The international pandemic of chronic cardiovascular disease
    Mary Mcgrae McDermott
    JAMA 297:1253-5. 2007
  70. ncbi request reprint The vital prognosis of subclavian stenosis
    Victor Aboyans
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, California 92093 0607, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 49:1540-5. 2007
    ..This study sought to assess the prognosis of subclavian stenosis (SS) as a potential marker of total and cardiovascular disease (CVD) mortality...

Research Grants37

  1. Vascular Medicine at Northwestern University
    Mary McDermott; Fiscal Year: 2007
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  2. Magnetic Resonance in Peripheral Arterial Disease
    Mary McDermott; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This knowledge, in subsequent studies, is expected to lead to new therapies for PAD-related functional impairment and functional decline. ..
  3. Reducing Risk Factors in Peripheral Arterial Disease
    Mary McDermott; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  4. Improving Functioning in Peripheral Arterial Disease
    Mary McDermott; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..By identifying the optimal exercise program for improving functioning in PAD patients with and without IC, our findings will have substantial clinical and public health implications for millions of patients with PAD. ..
  5. Blood Markers of Vulnerability in High Risk Vascular Patients
    Mary McDermott; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Findings may help clinicians identify patients who are at particularly high-risk for an impending heart attack. Results are also expected to elucidate specific triggers of acute coronary events. ..
  6. Increasing Activity in Peripheral Arterial Disease
    Mary McDermott; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  7. Magnetic Resonance in Peripheral Arterial Disease
    Mary McDermott; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..This knowledge, in subsequent studies, is expected to lead to new therapies for PAD-related functional impairment and functional decline. ..
  8. Increasing Activity in Peripheral Arterial Disease
    Mary Mcgrae McDermott; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  9. Blood Markers of Vulnerability in High Risk Vascular Patients
    Mary Mcgrae McDermott; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Findings may help clinicians identify patients who are at particularly high-risk for an impending heart attack. Results are also expected to elucidate specific triggers of acute coronary events. ..
  10. Magnetic Resonance in Peripheral Arterial Disease
    Mary Mcgrae McDermott; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This knowledge, in subsequent studies, is expected to lead to new therapies for PAD-related functional impairment and functional decline. ..
  11. Vitamin D Levels and Peripheral Arterial Disease Outcomes
    Mary Mcgrae McDermott; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The current study will establish whether low baseline vitamin D levels are associated with greater functional limitation and faster functional decline compared to higher vitamin D levels in persons with PAD. ..
  12. Inflammation and Peripheral Arterial Disease Outcomes
    Mary McDermott; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Results will be used to develop interventions to improve functioning and prevent functional decline in PAD. ..
  13. Reducing Risk Factors in Peripheral Arterial Disease
    Mary McDermott; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ....
  14. Improving Functioning in Peripheral Arterial Disease
    Mary McDermott; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..By identifying the optimal exercise program for improving functioning in PAD patients with and without IC, our findings will have substantial clinical and public health implications for millions of patients with PAD. ..
  15. PERIPHERAL ARTERIAL DISEASE AND FUNCTIONAL OUTCOMES
    Mary McDermott; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..They further state that the results of this study will be used to develop subsequent intervention studies designed to improve quality of life and prevent functional decline among men and women with PAD. ..
  16. PERIPHERAL ARTERIAL DISEASE AND FUNCTIONAL OUTCOMES
    Mary McDermott; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..They further state that the results of this study will be used to develop subsequent intervention studies designed to improve quality of life and prevent functional decline among men and women with PAD. ..
  17. BLOOD FACTORS AND PERIPHERAL ARTERIAL DISEASE OUTCOMES
    Mary McDermott; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ....
  18. PERIPHERAL ARTERIAL DISEASE AND FUNCTIONAL OUTCOMES
    Mary McDermott; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..They further state that the results of this study will be used to develop subsequent intervention studies designed to improve quality of life and prevent functional decline among men and women with PAD. ..
  19. BLOOD FACTORS AND PERIPHERAL ARTERIAL DISEASE OUTCOMES
    Mary McDermott; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  20. Mechanisms of Disability in Peripheral Arterial Disease
    Mary McDermott; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Results will be used to develop interventions designed to improve lower extremity functioning and prevent functional decline in persons with PAD. ..
  21. Mechanisms of Disability in Peripheral Arterial Disease
    Mary McDermott; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Results will be used to develop interventions designed to improve lower extremity functioning and prevent functional decline in persons with PAD. ..
  22. BLOOD FACTORS AND PERIPHERAL ARTERIAL DISEASE OUTCOMES
    Mary McDermott; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ....
  23. BLOOD FACTORS AND PERIPHERAL ARTERIAL DISEASE OUTCOMES
    Mary McDermott; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ....
  24. Improving Functioning in Peripheral Arterial Disease
    Mary McDermott; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..By identifying the optimal exercise program for improving functioning in PAD patients with and without IC, our findings will have substantial clinical and public health implications for millions of patients with PAD. ..
  25. Mechanisms of Disability in Peripheral Arterial Disease
    Mary McDermott; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Results will be used to develop interventions designed to improve lower extremity functioning and prevent functional decline in persons with PAD. ..
  26. Improving Functioning in Peripheral Arterial Disease
    Mary McDermott; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..By identifying the optimal exercise program for improving functioning in PAD patients with and without IC, our findings will have substantial clinical and public health implications for millions of patients with PAD. ..
  27. Mechanisms of Disability in Peripheral Arterial Disease
    Mary McDermott; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Results will be used to develop interventions designed to improve lower extremity functioning and prevent functional decline in persons with PAD. ..
  28. Improving Functioning in Peripheral Arterial Disease
    Mary McDermott; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..By identifying the optimal exercise program for improving functioning in PAD patients with and without IC, our findings will have substantial clinical and public health implications for millions of patients with PAD. ..
  29. Reducing Risk Factors in Peripheral Arterial Disease
    Mary McDermott; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ....
  30. Inflammation and Peripheral Arterial Disease Outcomes
    Mary McDermott; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Results will be used to develop interventions to improve functioning and prevent functional decline in PAD. ..
  31. Reducing Risk Factors in Peripheral Arterial Disease
    Mary Mcgrae McDermott; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....