Richard V Milani

Summary

Affiliation: Ochsner Clinic Foundation
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint The impact of achieving perfect care in acute coronary syndrome: the role of computer assisted decision support
    Richard V Milani
    Department of Cardiovascular Diseases, John Ochsner Heart and Vascular Institute, Ochsner Clinical School The University of Queensland School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA, USA
    Am Heart J 164:29-34. 2012
  2. ncbi request reprint Pharmacologic prevention of coronary artery disease. What do clinical trials show?
    R V Milani
    Department of Internal Medicine, Ochsner Medical Institutions, New Orleans, LA 70121, USA
    Postgrad Med 99:109-12, 115-20. 1996
  3. pmc Medication errors in patients with severe chronic kidney disease and acute coronary syndrome: the impact of computer-assisted decision support
    Richard V Milani
    John Ochsner Heart and Vascular Institute, Ochsner Clinical School The University of Queensland School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA 70121, USA
    Mayo Clin Proc 86:1161-4. 2011
  4. ncbi request reprint Left ventricular geometry and survival in patients with normal left ventricular ejection fraction
    Richard V Milani
    Department of Cardiology Ochsner Clinic Foundation, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
    Am J Cardiol 97:959-63. 2006
  5. doi request reprint Reducing psychosocial stress: a novel mechanism of improving survival from exercise training
    Richard V Milani
    Department of Cardiology, Ochsner Clinic Foundation, New Orleans, LA 70121, USA
    Am J Med 122:931-8. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Impact of worksite wellness intervention on cardiac risk factors and one-year health care costs
    Richard V Milani
    Department of Cardiovascular Disease, Ochsner Health System, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
    Am J Cardiol 104:1389-92. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint Overview of transesophageal echocardiography for the chest physician
    Richard V Milani
    Department of Cardiology, Ochsner Clinic Foundation, 1514 Jefferson Highway, New Orleans, LA 70121, USA
    Chest 124:1081-9. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Reduction in C-reactive protein through cardiac rehabilitation and exercise training
    Richard V Milani
    Cardiovascular Health Center, Department of Cardiology, Ochsner Clinic Foundation, 1514 Jefferson Highway, New Orleans, LA 70121, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 43:1056-61. 2004
  9. doi request reprint Progression from concentric left ventricular hypertrophy and normal ejection fraction to left ventricular dysfunction
    Richard V Milani
    Department of Cardiology, Ochsner Clinic Foundation, University of Queensland Ochsner Clinical School, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
    Am J Cardiol 108:992-6. 2011
  10. ncbi request reprint Cardiopulmonary exercise testing: how do we differentiate the cause of dyspnea?
    Richard V Milani
    Department of Cardiology, Ochsner Heart and Vascular Institute, Ochsner Clinic Foundation, 1514 Jefferson Highway, New Orleans, LA 70121, USA
    Circulation 110:e27-31. 2004

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Publications111 found, 100 shown here

  1. doi request reprint The impact of achieving perfect care in acute coronary syndrome: the role of computer assisted decision support
    Richard V Milani
    Department of Cardiovascular Diseases, John Ochsner Heart and Vascular Institute, Ochsner Clinical School The University of Queensland School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA, USA
    Am Heart J 164:29-34. 2012
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint Pharmacologic prevention of coronary artery disease. What do clinical trials show?
    R V Milani
    Department of Internal Medicine, Ochsner Medical Institutions, New Orleans, LA 70121, USA
    Postgrad Med 99:109-12, 115-20. 1996
    ..In this article, the authors examine the results of important studies on lipid-lowering agents, low-dose aspirin, estrogen replacement, and calcium antagonists...
  3. pmc Medication errors in patients with severe chronic kidney disease and acute coronary syndrome: the impact of computer-assisted decision support
    Richard V Milani
    John Ochsner Heart and Vascular Institute, Ochsner Clinical School The University of Queensland School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA 70121, USA
    Mayo Clin Proc 86:1161-4. 2011
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Left ventricular geometry and survival in patients with normal left ventricular ejection fraction
    Richard V Milani
    Department of Cardiology Ochsner Clinic Foundation, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
    Am J Cardiol 97:959-63. 2006
    ..Normalization of CR is associated with better survival, whereas transition to LV hypertrophy increases mortality...
  5. doi request reprint Reducing psychosocial stress: a novel mechanism of improving survival from exercise training
    Richard V Milani
    Department of Cardiology, Ochsner Clinic Foundation, New Orleans, LA 70121, USA
    Am J Med 122:931-8. 2009
    ..Exercise training can reduce these high-risk behaviors, but it remains uncertain as to what extent the health benefits of exercise training can be attributed to improving these behaviors...
  6. doi request reprint Impact of worksite wellness intervention on cardiac risk factors and one-year health care costs
    Richard V Milani
    Department of Cardiovascular Disease, Ochsner Health System, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
    Am J Cardiol 104:1389-92. 2009
    ..In conclusion, worksite health intervention using CRET staff decreased total health risk and markedly decreased medical claim costs within 12 months...
  7. ncbi request reprint Overview of transesophageal echocardiography for the chest physician
    Richard V Milani
    Department of Cardiology, Ochsner Clinic Foundation, 1514 Jefferson Highway, New Orleans, LA 70121, USA
    Chest 124:1081-9. 2003
    ..The clinical application of TEE continues to emerge, and the indications and diagnostic utility of this technology as currently available are summarized in this review...
  8. ncbi request reprint Reduction in C-reactive protein through cardiac rehabilitation and exercise training
    Richard V Milani
    Cardiovascular Health Center, Department of Cardiology, Ochsner Clinic Foundation, 1514 Jefferson Highway, New Orleans, LA 70121, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 43:1056-61. 2004
    ..This study was designed to assess the effects of three-month formal phase II cardiac rehabilitation and exercise training programs on high-sensitivity C-reactive protein (HSCRP) levels in patients with coronary heart disease (CHD)...
  9. doi request reprint Progression from concentric left ventricular hypertrophy and normal ejection fraction to left ventricular dysfunction
    Richard V Milani
    Department of Cardiology, Ochsner Clinic Foundation, University of Queensland Ochsner Clinical School, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
    Am J Cardiol 108:992-6. 2011
    ..The risk factors for loss of function were interval myocardial infarction, prolonged QRS, and chronically elevated arterial impedance...
  10. ncbi request reprint Cardiopulmonary exercise testing: how do we differentiate the cause of dyspnea?
    Richard V Milani
    Department of Cardiology, Ochsner Heart and Vascular Institute, Ochsner Clinic Foundation, 1514 Jefferson Highway, New Orleans, LA 70121, USA
    Circulation 110:e27-31. 2004
  11. ncbi request reprint Lipid and statin effects on stroke and dementia
    Richard V Milani
    Department of Cardiology, Ochsner Clinic Foundation, New Orleans, LA 70121, USA
    Am J Geriatr Cardiol 13:25-8. 2004
    ..This review looks at the effects of this class of agents on major diseases of the central nervous system...
  12. doi request reprint The impact of micro troponin leak on long-term outcomes following elective percutaneous coronary intervention
    Richard V Milani
    Department of Cardiovascular Disease, Ochsner Health System, New Orleans, Louisiana 70121, USA
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 74:819-22. 2009
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  13. ncbi request reprint Comparison of cardiac and peripheral arterial stiffening and ventriculovascular uncoupling in patients with uncomplicated hypertension versus patients with hypertension after heart transplantation
    Richard V Milani
    Department of Cardiology, Ochsner Clinic Foundation, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
    Am J Cardiol 98:789-92. 2006
    ..These aberrations, which determine cardiovascular performance in the setting of HT, are not simply explained by vascular age or post-transplantation hypertension but may adversely affect functional capacity...
  14. doi request reprint Impact of exercise training and depression on survival in heart failure due to coronary heart disease
    Richard V Milani
    Department of Cardiology, Ochsner Clinic Foundation, Ochsner Clinical School The University of Queensland School of Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
    Am J Cardiol 107:64-8. 2011
    ..In conclusion, depressive symptoms are prevalent in patients with HF and are associated with increased mortality. Structured ET is effective in decreasing depressive symptoms, a factor that correlates with improved long-term survival...
  15. ncbi request reprint Impact of cardiac rehabilitation on depression and its associated mortality
    Richard V Milani
    Department of Cardiology, Ochsner Medical Center, New Orleans, LA 70121, USA
    Am J Med 120:799-806. 2007
    ..We evaluated the impact of cardiac rehabilitation on depression and its associated mortality in coronary patients...
  16. ncbi request reprint The role of exercise training in peripheral arterial disease
    Richard V Milani
    Department of Cardiovascular Disease, Ochsner Clinic Foundation, New Orleans, LA, USA
    Vasc Med 12:351-8. 2007
    ..This paper will review the benefits of supervised exercise training in patients with PAD...
  17. doi request reprint Antiplatelet therapy after endovascular intervention: does combination therapy really work and what is the optimum duration of therapy?
    Richard V Milani
    Department of Cardiology, Ochsner Heart and Vascular Institute, Ochsner Clinic Foundation, 1514 Jefferson Highway, New Orleans, LA 70121, USA
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 74:S7-S11. 2009
    ..Nevertheless, the optimal duration of postintervention antiplatelet therapy remains to be defined...
  18. ncbi request reprint Obesity and cardiovascular diseases: implications regarding fitness, fatness, and severity in the obesity paradox
    Carl J Lavie
    Department of Cardiovascular Diseases, John Ochsner Heart and Vascular Institute, Ochsner Clinical School University of Queensland School of Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana Department of Preventive Medicine, Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Louisiana State University System, Baton Rouge, Louisiana Electronic address
    J Am Coll Cardiol 63:1345-54. 2014
    ..Finally, in light of the obesity paradox, the potential value of purposeful weight loss and increased physical activity to affect levels of fitness is reviewed...
  19. ncbi request reprint Cardiometabolic risk factors and atrial fibrillation
    Arthur R Menezes
    Department of Cardiovascular Diseases, John Ochsner Heart and Vascular Institute, Ochsner Clinical School, The University of Queensland School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA
    Rev Cardiovasc Med 14:e73-81. 2013
    ..Furthermore, AF appears to be more closely related to specific components of MetS compared with others. This article provides an overview of the various components of MetS and their impact on AF. ..
  20. doi request reprint Body composition and survival in stable coronary heart disease: impact of lean mass index and body fat in the "obesity paradox"
    Carl J Lavie
    Department of Cardiovascular Diseases, John Ochsner Heart and Vascular Institute, Ochsner Clinical School, The University of Queensland School of Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana 70121 2483, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 60:1374-80. 2012
    ..Our goal was to determine the impact of lean mass index (LMI) and body fat (BF) on survival in patients with coronary heart disease (CHD)...
  21. pmc Left atrial volume index predictive of mortality independent of left ventricular geometry in a large clinical cohort with preserved ejection fraction
    Dharmendrakumar A Patel
    Department of Cardiovascular Diseases, John Ochsner Heart and Vascular Institute and Ochsner Clinical School The University of Queensland School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA 70121, USA
    Mayo Clin Proc 86:730-7. 2011
    ..Objective: To determine the effect on mortality of the left atrial volume index (LAVI) and left ventricular (LV) geometry (normal, concentric remodeling, eccentric hypertrophy, and concentric hypertrophy)...
  22. doi request reprint The obesity paradox, weight loss, and coronary disease
    Carl J Lavie
    Cardiac Rehabilitation, Exercise Laboratories, Ochsner Health System, New Orleans, LA 70121 2483, USA
    Am J Med 122:1106-14. 2009
    ..Additionally, we assessed the efficacy and safety of purposeful weight loss in overweight and obese coronary patients...
  23. doi request reprint Disparate effects of obesity and left ventricular geometry on mortality in 8088 elderly patients with preserved systolic function
    Carl J Lavie
    Department of Cardiology, Ochsner Clinic Foundation, New Orleans, LA 70121, USA
    Postgrad Med 121:119-25. 2009
    ..Although left ventricular (LV) geometry has predicted cardiovascular (CV) prognosis, including in elderly cohorts, the role of obesity on CV prognosis has been more controversial...
  24. doi request reprint Atrial fibrillation in the 21st century: a current understanding of risk factors and primary prevention strategies
    Arthur R Menezes
    Department of Cardiovascular Diseases, John Ochsner Heart and Vascular Institute, Ochsner Clinical School, The University of Queensland School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA 70121 2483, USA
    Mayo Clin Proc 88:394-409. 2013
    ..We also used additional articles that were identified from the bibliographies of the retrieved articles to examine the published evidence for the risk factors of AF...
  25. doi request reprint Relation of body fat categories by Gallagher classification and by continuous variables to mortality in patients with coronary heart disease
    Alban De Schutter
    John Ochsner Heart and Vascular Institute, Ochsner Clinical School, The University of Queensland School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA, USA
    Am J Cardiol 111:657-60. 2013
    ..Lower BF as a continuous variable and by Gallagher classification as a categorical value were independent predictors of higher mortality...
  26. ncbi request reprint Body composition and prognosis in chronic systolic heart failure: the obesity paradox
    Carl J Lavie
    Ochsner Heart and Vascular Institute, New Orleans, Lousiana 70121, USA
    Am J Cardiol 91:891-4. 2003
  27. doi request reprint The impact of obesity on risk factors and prevalence and prognosis of coronary heart disease-the obesity paradox
    Alban De Schutter
    Ochsner Heart and Vascular Institute, Ochsner Clinical School University of Queensland School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA
    Prog Cardiovasc Dis 56:401-8. 2014
    ..Finally we discuss the impact of cardiorespiratory fitness and a number of mechanisms which may offer potential explanations for this puzzling phenomenon. ..
  28. pmc Body composition and coronary heart disease mortality--an obesity or a lean paradox?
    Carl J Lavie
    Department of Cardiovascular Diseases, John Ochsner Heart andVascular Institute and Ochsner Clinical School The University of Queensl and School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA, USA
    Mayo Clin Proc 86:857-64. 2011
    ..To determine the combined effects of body mass index (BMI) and body fat (BF) on prognosis in coronary heart disease (CHD) to better understand the obesity paradox...
  29. doi request reprint Omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids and cardiovascular diseases
    Carl J Lavie
    Department of Cardiovascular Diseases, Ochsner Medical Center, New Orleans, LA 70121 2483, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 54:585-94. 2009
    ....
  30. ncbi request reprint Disparate effects of left ventricular geometry and obesity on mortality in patients with preserved left ventricular ejection fraction
    Carl J Lavie
    Department of Cardiology, Ochsner Medical Center, New Orleans, LA, USA
    Am J Cardiol 100:1460-4. 2007
    ....
  31. doi request reprint C-reactive protein and cardiovascular diseases--is it ready for primetime?
    Carl J Lavie
    Department of Cardiovascular Diseases, Ochsner Medical Center, New Orleans, LA 70121 2483, USA
    Am J Med Sci 338:486-92. 2009
    ..We also review various pharmacologic (especially intensive statin therapy) and nonpharmacologic therapies to reduce levels of CRP...
  32. doi request reprint Impact of physical activity, cardiorespiratory fitness, and exercise training on markers of inflammation
    Carl J Lavie
    John Ochsner Heart and Vascular Institute, Ochsner Clinical School The University of Queensland School of Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
    J Cardiopulm Rehabil Prev 31:137-45. 2011
    ....
  33. doi request reprint Relative importance of comorbid psychological symptoms in patients with depressive symptoms following phase II cardiac rehabilitation
    Alban De Schutter
    Department of Internal Medicine, Cleveland Clinic Florida, Weston, FL, USA
    Postgrad Med 123:72-8. 2011
    ..We examined the impact of CR on mortality by anxiety and/or hostility symptoms in a large population of CHD patients with symptoms of depression following CR...
  34. ncbi request reprint The importance of recognizing and treating low levels of high-density lipoprotein cholesterol: a new era in atherosclerosis management
    Gustavo A Cardenas
    Department of Cardiology, Ochsner Medical Center, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
    Rev Cardiovasc Med 9:239-58. 2008
    ..A host of novel approaches involving HDL-C and reverse cholesterol transport hold the promise of fundamentally changing the natural history of atherosclerosis, the most common and important chronic disease in humans...
  35. doi request reprint Obesity paradox and the heart: which indicator of obesity best describes this complex relationship?
    Alban De Schutter
    Ochsner Heart and Vascular Institute, Ochsner Clinical School, University of Queensland School of Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
    Curr Opin Clin Nutr Metab Care 16:517-24. 2013
    ..We reviewed the recent literature on the paradox and examined different anthropomorphic measurements and their association with prognosis in cardiovascular diseases...
  36. ncbi request reprint Physical activity, cardiorespiratory fitness, and exercise training in primary and secondary coronary prevention
    Damon L Swift
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Louisiana State University System, Baton Rouge, LA, USA
    Circ J 77:281-92. 2013
    ..These data strongly support the routine referral of patients with CHD to CRET programs and that patients should be vigorously encouraged to attend CRET following major CHD events...
  37. doi request reprint Psychological risk factors and cardiovascular disease: is it all in your head?
    Arthur R Menezes
    Department of Cardiovascular Diseases, John Ochsner Heart and Vascular Institute Ochsner Clinical School The University of Queensland School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA 70121 2483, USA
    Postgrad Med 123:165-76. 2011
    ....
  38. doi request reprint Cardiac rehabilitation programs markedly improve high-risk profiles in coronary patients with high psychological distress
    Surya M Artham
    Ochsner Medical Center, New Orleans, LA 70121 2483, USA
    South Med J 101:262-7. 2008
    ..We sought to determine the effects of outpatient phase II cardiac rehabilitation and exercise training (CRET) programs in CAD patients with high levels of psychological distress...
  39. ncbi request reprint Impact of aging on hostility in coronary patients and effects of cardiac rehabilitation and exercise training in elderly persons
    Carl J Lavie
    Ochsner Heart and Vascular Institute, New Orleans, LA 70121, USA
    Am J Geriatr Cardiol 13:125-30. 2004
    ..Although hostility symptoms are relatively uncommon in elderly persons with CAD, these patients have more adverse CAD risk profiles and still have marked improvements following cardiac rehabilitation and exercise training programs...
  40. ncbi request reprint Peak exercise oxygen pulse and prognosis in chronic heart failure
    Carl J Lavie
    Departmentof Cardiology, Ochsner Clinic Foundation, New Orleans, Louisiana 70121, USA
    Am J Cardiol 93:588-93. 2004
    ..These data indicate the potential usefulness of peak O(2) pulse and lean body mass-adjusted O(2) pulse for predicting prognosis in patients with systolic HF...
  41. ncbi request reprint Exercise capacity in adult African-Americans referred for exercise stress testing: is fitness affected by race?
    Carl J Lavie
    Ochsner Clinic Foundation, 1514 Jefferson Highway, New Orleans, LA 70121, USA
    Chest 126:1962-8. 2004
    ..To determine the factors associated with exercise capacity...
  42. doi request reprint Impact of exercise training on psychological risk factors
    Carl J Lavie
    Department of Cardiovascular Diseases, John Ochsner Heart and Vascular Institute, Ochsner Clinical School, The University of Queensland School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA 70121, USA
    Prog Cardiovasc Dis 53:464-70. 2011
    ....
  43. doi request reprint Correlation and discrepancies between obesity by body mass index and body fat in patients with coronary heart disease
    Alban De Schutter
    Department of Cardiovascular Diseases, John Ochsner Heart and Vascular Institute, Ochsner Clinic Foundation, New Orleans, LA 70121, USA
    J Cardiopulm Rehabil Prev 33:77-83. 2013
    ..Other more physiologic measurements of obesity are based on body fat (BF). However, the correlation between BMI and BF has not been well-characterized, especially in patients with coronary heart disease (CHD)...
  44. ncbi request reprint Secondary prevention of coronary heart disease in elderly patients following myocardial infarction: are all HMG-CoA reductase inhibitors alike?
    Bijesh P Maroo
    Ochsner Heart and Vascular Institute, Ochsner Medical Center, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
    Drugs Aging 25:649-64. 2008
    ..Although pravastatin has lower potency than other described statins, it also has the lowest risk of drug-drug interactions involving CYP...
  45. ncbi request reprint The obesity paradox and discrepancy between peak oxygen consumption and heart failure prognosis--it's all in the fat
    Surya M Artham
    Ochsner Clinic Foundation, New Orleans, LA, USA
    Congest Heart Fail 13:177-80. 2007
    ....
  46. doi request reprint Impact of cardiac rehabilitation on coronary risk factors, inflammation, and the metabolic syndrome in obese coronary patients
    Carl J Lavie
    Ochsner Heart and Vascular Institute, Ochsner Medical Center, New Orleans, LA 70121 2483, USA
    J Cardiometab Syndr 3:136-40. 2008
    ..01), behavioral characteristics, and quality of life (P<.0001). The prevalence of metabolic syndrome fell (62% to 51%; P=.1). These results support the benefits of CRET to reduce overall risk in obese patients with CHD...
  47. pmc Safety and efficacy of cilostazol in the management of intermittent claudication
    Yung Wei Chi
    Department of Cardiology, Section of Vascular Medicine, Ochsner Health System, 2005 Veterans Blvd, Metairie, LA 70002, USA
    Vasc Health Risk Manag 4:1197-203. 2008
    ..This manuscript will review the pharmacokinetics, safety, and efficacy of cilostazol in the treatment of patients with IC as well as compare this agent with other proven non-invasive therapies for PAD...
  48. doi request reprint The obesity paradox: impact of obesity on the prevalence and prognosis of cardiovascular diseases
    Surya M Artham
    Ochsner Medical Center, New Orleans, LA 70121 2483, USA
    Postgrad Med 120:34-41. 2008
    ..It concludes with a discussion on the potential benefits of weight loss in these patient populations...
  49. ncbi request reprint Left ventricular geometry and mortality in patients >70 years of age with normal ejection fraction
    Carl J Lavie
    Ochsner Medical Center, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
    Am J Cardiol 98:1396-9. 2006
    ....
  50. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of hostility in young coronary artery disease patients and effects of cardiac rehabilitation and exercise training
    Carl J Lavie
    Department of Cardiology, Ochsner Clinic Foundation, New Orleans, LA 70121, USA
    Mayo Clin Proc 80:335-42. 2005
    ....
  51. doi request reprint New data on the clinical impact of exercise training, fish oils, and statins in heart failure
    Carl J Lavie
    Department of Cardiovascular Diseases, Ochsner Medical Center, 1514 Jefferson Highway, New Orleans, LA 70121 2483, USA
    Phys Sportsmed 37:22-8. 2009
    ....
  52. ncbi request reprint Cardiac rehabilitation and exercise training programs in metabolic syndrome and diabetes
    Carl J Lavie
    Exercise LaboratoriesDepartment of Cardiovascular Diseases, Ochsner Clinic Foundation, New Orleans, LA 70121, USA
    J Cardiopulm Rehabil 25:59-66. 2005
  53. ncbi request reprint Relation between left ventricular geometry and transmural dispersion of repolarization
    Magdi M Saba
    Ochsner Clinic Foundation, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
    Am J Cardiol 96:952-5. 2005
    ..Although LV hypertrophy represents a maladaptive geometric process that results in an unfavorable electrical substrate, concentric remodeling may represent a structural adaptation that has a more favorable electrical milieu...
  54. ncbi request reprint Lipid-lowering therapy for elderly patients at risk for coronary events and stroke
    Kevin A Courville
    Department of Cardiovascular Diseases, Ochsner Clinic Foundation, 1514 Jefferson Highway, New Orleans, LA 70121, USA
    Am Heart Hosp J 3:256-62. 2005
    ..Therefore, aggressive lipid treatment, particularly with statins, is needed in the primary and secondary prevention of cardiovascular diseases in the elderly...
  55. doi request reprint Clinical impact of left ventricular hypertrophy and implications for regression
    Surya M Artham
    Ochsner Medical Center, New Orleans, LA 70121 2483, USA
    Prog Cardiovasc Dis 52:153-67. 2009
    ....
  56. ncbi request reprint Understanding the basics of cardiopulmonary exercise testing
    Richard V Milani
    Department of Cardiovascular Diseases, Ochsner Medical Center, Ochsner Heart and Vascular Institute, New Orleans, LA 70121, USA
    Mayo Clin Proc 81:1603-11. 2006
    ..This review provides basic, practical information about cardiopulmonary exercise testing for the clinician...
  57. doi request reprint Obesity and cardiovascular disease: risk factor, paradox, and impact of weight loss
    Carl J Lavie
    Cardiac Rehabilitation, Exercise Laboratories, Ochsner Medical Center, New Orleans, Louisiana 70121 2483, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 53:1925-32. 2009
    ....
  58. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of anxiety in coronary patients with improvement following cardiac rehabilitation and exercise training
    Carl J Lavie
    Ochsner Heart and Vascular Institute, Ochsner Clinic Foundation, New Orleans, Lousiana 70121, USA
    Am J Cardiol 93:336-9. 2004
    ..Greater attention at detecting and treating chronic anxiety, particularly with formal cardiac rehabilitation, is needed for the secondary prevention of CAD...
  59. doi request reprint Dyslipidemia intervention in metabolic syndrome: emphasis on improving lipids and clinical event reduction
    Carl J Lavie
    Department of Cardiovascular Diseases, John Ochsner Heart and Vascular Institute, Ochsner Clinical School, The University of Queensland School of Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana 70121, USA
    Am J Med Sci 341:388-93. 2011
    ..In this article, the authors review interventions to improve this lipid profile and potentially reduce the risk of major cardiovascular events in patients with metabolic syndrome...
  60. doi request reprint Untangling the heavy cardiovascular burden of obesity
    Carl J Lavie
    Ochsner Medical Center, 1514 Jefferson Highway, New Orleans, LA 70121, USA
    Nat Clin Pract Cardiovasc Med 5:428-9. 2008
    ..We explore the possible mechanism for this interaction, and propose that leptin's stimulatory effect on the sympathetic nervous system and its ability to impair baroreceptor control might be involved...
  61. ncbi request reprint Comparative beneficial effects of simvastatin and pravastatin on cardiac allograft rejection and survival
    Mandeep R Mehra
    Ochsner Clinic Foundation, 1514 Jefferson Highway, New Orleans, LA 70121 2483, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 40:1609-14. 2002
    ..We further examined the relative efficacy and safety of these two drugs on lipid-lowering in heart transplantation...
  62. doi request reprint Relationships between the T-peak to T-end interval, ventricular tachyarrhythmia, and death in left ventricular systolic dysfunction
    Daniel P Morin
    Ochsner Medical Center, 1514 Jefferson Highway, New Orleans, LA 70121, USA
    Europace 14:1172-9. 2012
    ..We aimed to clarify the clinical usefulness of Tpe for risk stratification...
  63. doi request reprint The role of fish oil in arrhythmia prevention
    Rishi G Anand
    Department of Cardiology, Ochsner Medical Center, New Orleans, LA 70121, USA
    J Cardiopulm Rehabil Prev 28:92-8. 2008
    ..At the present time, we recommend doses of eicosapentanoic acid and docosahexanoic acid in the combined range of 800 to 1000 mg/day for primary and secondary prevention of cardiovascular disease...
  64. ncbi request reprint Importance and management of dyslipidemia in the metabolic syndrome
    Robert Menuet
    Department of Cardiovascular Diseases, Ochsner Clinic Foundation, New Orleans, Louisiana 70121, USA
    Am J Med Sci 330:295-302. 2005
    ....
  65. ncbi request reprint Lipid therapy in the elderly--emphasis on clinical event reduction and safety
    Carl J Lavie
    Department of Cardiovascular Diseases, Ochsner Clinic Foundation, New Orleans, LA 70121 2483, USA
    Am J Geriatr Cardiol 15:245-7. 2006
  66. doi request reprint Vitamin D and cardiovascular disease will it live up to its hype?
    Carl J Lavie
    Department of Cardiovascular Diseases, John Ochsner Heart and Vascular Institute, Ochsner Clinical School, University of Queensland School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 58:1547-56. 2011
    ..Although the current evidence has created substantial hype, randomized controlled trials are needed to determine whether routine vitamin D assessment and supplementation will improve CV outcomes...
  67. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and profile of metabolic syndrome in patients following acute coronary events and effects of therapeutic lifestyle change with cardiac rehabilitation
    Richard V Milani
    Cardiovascular Health Center, Department of Cardiology, Ochsner Clinic Foundation, New Orleans, Louisiana 70121, USA
    Am J Cardiol 92:50-4. 2003
  68. ncbi request reprint Depression, autonomic function, and cardiorespiratory fitness: comment on Hughes, et al. (2010)
    Carl J Lavie
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, John Ochsner Heart and Vascular Institute, Ochsner Clinical School, The University of Queensland School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA 70121, USA
    Percept Mot Skills 112:319-21. 2011
    ..Other data demonstrate that exercise training and improvements in fitness not only lead to improvements in autonomic function in coronary patients but also reduce depression and depression-related increased mortality...
  69. doi request reprint Erectile dysfunction and cardiovascular disease
    Arthur Menezes
    Department of Cardiovascular Diseases, John Ochsner Heart and Vascular Institute, The University of Queensland School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA 70121 2483, USA
    Postgrad Med 123:7-16. 2011
    ..We will also review common risk factors, current treatments, and management of the 2 conditions. Finally, we will discuss the risks of sexual activity in patients who have CVD...
  70. pmc Impact of left ventricular geometry on prognosis-a review of ochsner studies
    Carl J Lavie
    Department of Cardiology, Ochsner Clinic Foundation, New Orleans, LA
    Ochsner J 8:11-7. 2008
    ..We also review studies from Ochsner Clinic Foundation that assessed the impact of various left ventricular geometric patterns on overall cardiovascular prognosis, especially all-cause mortality...
  71. ncbi request reprint Aerobic and resistance exercise training in the elderly
    Carl J Lavie
    Department of Cardiovascular Diseases, Ochsner Heart and Vascular Institute, Ochsner Medical Center, New Orleans, LA 70121, USA
    Am J Geriatr Cardiol 16:36-7. 2007
  72. ncbi request reprint Efficacy and safety of intensive statin therapy in the elderly
    Bijesh P Maroo
    Ochsner Heart and Vascular Institute, Ochsner Medical Center, New Orleans, LA 70121 2483, USA
    Am J Geriatr Cardiol 17:92-100. 2008
    ....
  73. ncbi request reprint Adverse psychological and coronary risk profiles in young patients with coronary artery disease and benefits of formal cardiac rehabilitation
    Carl J Lavie
    Department of Cardiovascular Diseases, Ochsner Medical Center, New Orleans, LA, USA
    Arch Intern Med 166:1878-83. 2006
    ..Although the benefits of formal cardiac rehabilitation and exercise training programs are well established, most of these data come from middle-aged and older patients...
  74. doi request reprint Cardiac rehabilitation and exercise training in secondary coronary heart disease prevention
    Carl J Lavie
    Department of Cardiovascular Diseases, John Ochsner Heart and Vascular Institute, Ochsner Clinical School The University of Queensland School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA 70121, USA
    Prog Cardiovasc Dis 53:397-403. 2011
    ..These data support the fact that patients with CHD, especially after major CHD events, need routine referral to CRET programs; and patients should be vigorously encouraged to attend these valuable programs...
  75. doi request reprint Ultrasound velocity criteria for renal in-stent restenosis
    Yung Wei Chi
    Department of Cardiology, Ochsner Clinic Foundation, Metairie, LA 70002, USA
    J Vasc Surg 50:119-23. 2009
    ..This study attempted to determine DUS criteria for renal artery in-stent restenosis (ISR)...
  76. ncbi request reprint Benefits of cardiac rehabilitation and exercise training programs in elderly coronary patients
    C J Lavie
    Department of Cardiology, Ochsner Medical Institutions, New Orleans, LA 70121, USA
    Am J Geriatr Cardiol 10:323-7. 2001
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  77. ncbi request reprint Effects of cardiac rehabilitation and exercise training on peak aerobic capacity and work efficiency in obese patients with coronary artery disease
    C J Lavie
    Ochsner Medical Institutions, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
    Am J Cardiol 83:1477-80, A7. 1999
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  78. ncbi request reprint Effects of cardiac rehabilitation and exercise training programs in women with depression
    C J Lavie
    Cardiovascular Health Center and the Ochsner Heart and Vascular Institute, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
    Am J Cardiol 83:1480-3, A7. 1999
    ....
  79. ncbi request reprint Disparate effects of improving aerobic exercise capacity and quality of life after cardiac rehabilitation in young and elderly coronary patients
    C J Lavie
    Ochsner Heart and Vascular Institute, New Orleans, LA 70121 2483, USA
    J Cardiopulm Rehabil 20:235-40. 2000
    ..Therefore, the purpose of this study was to determine the impact of formal Phase II cardiac rehabilitation and exercise training programs on cardiopulmonary variables and QoL in elderly and younger CAD patients...
  80. ncbi request reprint Effect of immunosuppressive regimen on novel markers of atherothrombosis in heart transplantation: homocysteine, c-reactive protein, and mean platelet volume
    Mandeep R Mehra
    The Ochsner Cardiomyopathy and Heart Transplantation Center, Ochsner Clinic Foundation, 1514 Jefferson Highway, New Orleans, LA 70121, USA
    Transplant Proc 34:1866-8. 2002
  81. ncbi request reprint Ventricular-vascular uncoupling increases expression of B-type natriuretic peptide in heart transplantation
    M R Mehra
    Cardiomyopathy and Heart Transplantation Center Ochsner Clinic Foundation, New Orleans, Louisiana 70121, USA
    Transplant Proc 36:3149-51. 2004
    ..The purpose of this investigation was to correlate mechanical efficiency of work with expression of B-type natriuretic peptide BNP, a specific marker of ventricular stress and strain...
  82. pmc Obesity and hypertension, heart failure, and coronary heart disease-risk factor, paradox, and recommendations for weight loss
    Surya M Artham
    Ochsner Clinic Foundation, New Orleans, LA
    Ochsner J 9:124-32. 2009
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  83. pmc Metabolic parameters derived from cardiopulmonary stress testing for prediction of prognosis in patients with heart failure: the ochsner experience
    Joaquin Crespo
    Cardiac Rehabilitation and Exercise Laboratories, Ochsner Clinic Foundation, New Orleans, LA
    Ochsner J 9:46-53. 2009
    ..The prognostic validity of cardiopulmonary exercise stress test-derived parameters requires further investigation in patients treated with β-blockers...
  84. ncbi request reprint Effects of cardiac rehabilitation and exercise training on indexes of dispersion of ventricular repolarization in patients after acute myocardial infarction
    Thomachan Kalapura
    Department of Cardiology, Ochsner Clinic Foundation, New Orleans, Louisiana 70121, USA
    Am J Cardiol 92:292-4. 2003
    ..These benefits add to the proven benefits of formal cardiac rehabilitation and exercise training programs and may reduce the subsequent risks of malignant ventricular arrhythmias and sudden cardiac death...
  85. ncbi request reprint Value of weight reduction in patients with cardiovascular disease
    Surya M Artham
    Ochsner Medical Center, 1514 Jefferson Highway, New Orleans, LA, 70121, USA
    Curr Treat Options Cardiovasc Med 12:21-35. 2010
    ..We conclude by summarizing the surgical therapeutic options available to treat obesity and the evidence supporting the CV benefits of surgery, and discuss the potential adverse effects of both pharmacologic and surgical options...
  86. pmc Exercise training and cardiac rehabilitation in primary and secondary prevention of coronary heart disease
    Carl J Lavie
    Cardiac Rehabilitation and Exercise Laboratories, Ochsner Medical Center, New Orleans, LA 70121 2483, USA
    Mayo Clin Proc 84:373-83. 2009
    ..These data support the routine referral of patients with CHD to CRSP programs. Patients should be vigorously encouraged to attend these programs...
  87. pmc Psychological factors and cardiac risk and impact of exercise training programs-a review of ochsner studies
    Carl J Lavie
    Department of Cardiology, Ochsner Clinic Foundation, New Orleans, LA
    Ochsner J 7:167-72. 2007
    ..These data support the benefits of exercise training and increased levels of fitness to improve psychological stress and subsequent prognosis...
  88. ncbi request reprint Improvements in blood rheology after cardiac rehabilitation and exercise training in patients with coronary heart disease
    Timothy S Church
    Rheology Laboratory, Department of Structural and Cellular Biology, Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA, USA
    Am Heart J 143:349-55. 2002
    ..Although increased blood and plasma viscosity have been associated with an increased risk of CHD, the effects of cardiac rehabilitation and exercise training on blood rheology in patients with CHD are uncertain...
  89. ncbi request reprint Reaching for aggressive blood pressure goals: role of angiotensin receptor blockade in combination therapy
    Richard V Milani
    Ochsner Clinic Foundation, 1514 Jefferson Highway, New Orleans, LA 70121, USA
    Am J Manag Care 11:S220-7. 2005
    ..Combining an ARB with a diuretic may allow more patients to reach goal blood pressure...
  90. ncbi request reprint Comparison of the efficacy and safety of pravastatin and simvastatin in heart transplantation
    K Vivekananthan
    Ochsner Cardiomyopathy and Heart Transplantation Centre, Ochsner Medical Institutions, New Orleans, LA, USA
    J Assoc Physicians India 50:682-4. 2002
    ..We undertook this study to evaluate the comparative safety and efficacy of simvastatin and pravastatin in lowering lipids in heart transplant recipients...
  91. ncbi request reprint Metabolic equivalent (MET) inflation--not the MET we used to know
    Carl J Lavie
    J Cardiopulm Rehabil Prev 27:149-50. 2007
  92. doi request reprint Shedding light on high-density lipoprotein cholesterol: the post-ILLUMINATE era
    Carl J Lavie
    J Am Coll Cardiol 51:56-8. 2008
  93. ncbi request reprint Clinical correlates and reference intervals for pulmonary artery systolic pressure among echocardiographically normal subjects
    Richard V Milani
    Circulation 106:e19; author reply e19. 2002
  94. ncbi request reprint Effects of cardiac rehabilitation and exercise training on autonomic regulation in patients with coronary artery disease
    Daniela Lucini
    Centro di Ricerca sulla Terapia Neurovegetativa, Medicina Interna I, Ospedale L Sacco, DISP LITA Vialba, Centro Ricerche Cardiovascolari, CNR, Universita di Milano, Milano, Italy
    Am Heart J 143:977-83. 2002
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  95. ncbi request reprint Fish oils produce anti-inflammatory effects and improve body weight in severe heart failure
    Mandeep R Mehra
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    J Heart Lung Transplant 25:834-8. 2006
    ..We sought to evaluate the effects of fish oils on pro-inflammatory cytokines and body weight in patients with advanced heart failure...
  96. ncbi request reprint Obesity, heart disease, and favorable prognosis--truth or paradox?
    Carl J Lavie
    Am J Med 120:825-6. 2007
  97. ncbi request reprint Autonomic tone and benefits of cardiac rehabilitation programs
    Carl J Lavie
    Mayo Clin Proc 77:398-9; author reply 399. 2002
  98. ncbi request reprint Cardiac rehabilitation, exercise training, and psychosocial risk factors
    Carl J Lavie
    J Am Coll Cardiol 47:212; author reply 212-3. 2006
  99. ncbi request reprint Metabolic syndrome, hostility, and cardiac rehabilitation
    Carl J Lavie
    Am J Cardiol 96:1615. 2005
  100. ncbi request reprint Generalized anxiety disorder
    Carl J Lavie
    N Engl J Med 351:2239; author reply 2239. 2004
  101. ncbi request reprint Atherosclerotic Vascular Disease Conference: Writing Group II: risk factors
    Sidney C Smith
    Circulation 109:2613-6. 2004