John P Boehmer

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Affiliation: Pennsylvania State University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Device therapy for heart failure
    John P Boehmer
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Penn State University College of Medicine, Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, Pennsylvania 17033, USA
    Am J Cardiol 91:53D-59D. 2003
  2. doi request reprint Adjudication of mortality events in a heart failure-arrhythmia trial by a multiparameter descriptive method: comparison with methods used in heart failure trials and methods used in arrhythmia trials
    John P Boehmer
    Division of Cardiology, The Milton S Hershey Medical Center, The Pennsylvania State College of Medicine, Rm 1512, 500 University Drive, Hershey, PA, 17033, USA
    J Interv Card Electrophysiol 23:101-10. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint Does total implantability reduce infection with the use of a left ventricular assist device? The LionHeart experience in Europe
    Walter E Pae
    Heart and Vascular Institute, Milton S Hershey Medical Center, Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine, Hershey, Pennsylvania 17033 0850, USA
    J Heart Lung Transplant 26:219-29. 2007
  4. pmc Chronic heart failure does not attenuate the total activity of sympathetic outflow to skin during whole-body heating
    Jian Cui
    Penn State Hershey Heart and Vascular Institute, Hershey, PA 17033, USA
    Circ Heart Fail 6:271-8. 2013
  5. pmc Coronary blood flow responses to physiological stress in humans
    Afsana Momen
    Penn State Heart and Vascular Institute, The Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine, The Milton S Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, Pennsylvania 17033, USA
    Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 296:H854-61. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Statin use is associated with improved survival in patients with advanced heart failure receiving resynchronization therapy
    Andrew D Sumner
    Division of Cardiology, Lehigh Valley Health Network, Allentown, PA 18103, USA
    Congest Heart Fail 15:159-64. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint Neurologic events with a totally implantable left ventricular assist device: European LionHeart Clinical Utility Baseline Study (CUBS)
    Walter E Pae
    Heart and Vascular Institute, Milton S Hershey Medical Center, Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine, Hershey, Pennsylvania 17033 0850, USA
    J Heart Lung Transplant 26:1-8. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Report of the first U.S. patient successfully supported long term with the LionHeart completely implantable left ventricular assist device system
    Sanjay M Mehta
    The Pennsylvania State University Heart and Vascular Institute Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, Pennsylvania 17033, USA
    ASAIO J 52:e31-2. 2006
  9. doi request reprint Changes in the functional status measures of heart failure patients with mechanical assist devices
    Evan S Leibner
    Heart and Vascular Institute, Milton S Hershey Medical Center, The Pennsylvania State University, College of Medicine, Hershey, PA 17033, USA
    ASAIO J 59:117-22. 2013
  10. ncbi request reprint Cardiac failure: mechanical support strategies
    John P Boehmer
    Department of Medicine, The Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine, The Penn State Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, PA, USA
    Crit Care Med 34:S268-77. 2006

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  1. ncbi request reprint Device therapy for heart failure
    John P Boehmer
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Penn State University College of Medicine, Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, Pennsylvania 17033, USA
    Am J Cardiol 91:53D-59D. 2003
    ..Further development in this field is expected. The use of devices in HF now has a strong foothold, and the potential exists for substantially greater use of a broad range of devices in the near future...
  2. doi request reprint Adjudication of mortality events in a heart failure-arrhythmia trial by a multiparameter descriptive method: comparison with methods used in heart failure trials and methods used in arrhythmia trials
    John P Boehmer
    Division of Cardiology, The Milton S Hershey Medical Center, The Pennsylvania State College of Medicine, Rm 1512, 500 University Drive, Hershey, PA, 17033, USA
    J Interv Card Electrophysiol 23:101-10. 2008
    ..quot; Herein, we describe an adaptation of this descriptive method in a trial of patients with heart failure and arrhythmias...
  3. ncbi request reprint Does total implantability reduce infection with the use of a left ventricular assist device? The LionHeart experience in Europe
    Walter E Pae
    Heart and Vascular Institute, Milton S Hershey Medical Center, Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine, Hershey, Pennsylvania 17033 0850, USA
    J Heart Lung Transplant 26:219-29. 2007
    ..This sub-study reports infections with the LionHeart and compares these results with historic data from the REMATCH trial, bridge to recovery (BTR) and bridge-to-transplantation (BTT) studies...
  4. pmc Chronic heart failure does not attenuate the total activity of sympathetic outflow to skin during whole-body heating
    Jian Cui
    Penn State Hershey Heart and Vascular Institute, Hershey, PA 17033, USA
    Circ Heart Fail 6:271-8. 2013
    ..We examined the effects of a modest heat stress to test the hypothesis that SSNA responses could be attenuated in CHF...
  5. pmc Coronary blood flow responses to physiological stress in humans
    Afsana Momen
    Penn State Heart and Vascular Institute, The Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine, The Milton S Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, Pennsylvania 17033, USA
    Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 296:H854-61. 2009
    ..Contrasting responses were noted during systemic hypoxia and hyperoxia where mechanisms independent of autonomic influences appear to dominate the vascular end-organ effects...
  6. doi request reprint Statin use is associated with improved survival in patients with advanced heart failure receiving resynchronization therapy
    Andrew D Sumner
    Division of Cardiology, Lehigh Valley Health Network, Allentown, PA 18103, USA
    Congest Heart Fail 15:159-64. 2009
    ..77; CI, 0.61-0.97; P=.03). Statin use is associated with improved survival in patients with advanced chronic HF receiving CRT. No survival benefit was seen in patients receiving statins and optimal pharmacologic therapy without CRT...
  7. ncbi request reprint Neurologic events with a totally implantable left ventricular assist device: European LionHeart Clinical Utility Baseline Study (CUBS)
    Walter E Pae
    Heart and Vascular Institute, Milton S Hershey Medical Center, Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine, Hershey, Pennsylvania 17033 0850, USA
    J Heart Lung Transplant 26:1-8. 2007
    ..This sub-study was part of the LionHeart European Clinical Utility Baseline Study (CUBS)...
  8. ncbi request reprint Report of the first U.S. patient successfully supported long term with the LionHeart completely implantable left ventricular assist device system
    Sanjay M Mehta
    The Pennsylvania State University Heart and Vascular Institute Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, Pennsylvania 17033, USA
    ASAIO J 52:e31-2. 2006
    ..The device proved to be reliable during this period of support. Through lifestyle modification, the patient was ultimately deemed an appropriate candidate for heart transplantation and ultimately received successful transplantation...
  9. doi request reprint Changes in the functional status measures of heart failure patients with mechanical assist devices
    Evan S Leibner
    Heart and Vascular Institute, Milton S Hershey Medical Center, The Pennsylvania State University, College of Medicine, Hershey, PA 17033, USA
    ASAIO J 59:117-22. 2013
    ..Although studies have shown an increase in survival and patient's quality of life, exercise capacity as measured by cardiopulmonary exercise testing remains low during cfLVAD support...
  10. ncbi request reprint Cardiac failure: mechanical support strategies
    John P Boehmer
    Department of Medicine, The Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine, The Penn State Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, PA, USA
    Crit Care Med 34:S268-77. 2006
    ..The objective of this work is to review the current strategies for mechanical circulatory support in patients with refractory cardiac failure...
  11. ncbi request reprint A retrospective study of left ventricular assist device-related infections
    Barbara Bentz
    Department of Nursing, Penn State Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, PA 17033, USA
    J Cardiovasc Manag 15:9-16. 2004
    ..1%, with 31.1% occurring in the pocket and 15.1% in the LVAD itself. There was little if any correlation that existed between time spent in the hospital prior to implantation of an LVAD and the development of device-related infections...
  12. ncbi request reprint Low-dose oral enoximone enhances the ability to wean patients with ultra-advanced heart failure from intravenous inotropic support: results of the oral enoximone in intravenous inotrope-dependent subjects trial
    Arthur M Feldman
    Department of Medicine, Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    Am Heart J 154:861-9. 2007
    ..v.) inotropic support. Chronic parenteral inotropic therapy in UA-HF is costly and requires an indwelling catheter. An effective and safe oral inotrope would have value...
  13. ncbi request reprint Effect of simulated postprandial hyperglycemia on coronary blood flow in cardiac transplant recipients
    Patrick H McNulty
    Division of Cardiology, Penn State College of Medicine, Hershey, PA, USA
    Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 293:H103-8. 2007
    ..These observations imply that the relationship among hyperglycemia, oxidative stress, and coronary endothelial dysfunction is presumably mediated by mechanisms operating over longer periods of time...
  14. ncbi request reprint Biventricular pacing in congestive heart failure: a boost toward finer living
    Jerry C Luck
    Pennsylvania State University, Milton S Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, Pennsylvania 17033 0850, USA
    Curr Opin Cardiol 17:96-101. 2002
    ..The acute hemodynamic studies suggest that resynchronization pacing therapy may predict a positive long-term benefit for many patients with congestive heart failure...
  15. ncbi request reprint Cardiac resynchronization therapy for the treatment of heart failure in patients with intraventricular conduction delay and malignant ventricular tachyarrhythmias
    Steven L Higgins
    Scripps Memorial Hospital, La Jolla, California 92038 0028, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 42:1454-9. 2003
    ..This study was conducted to assess the safety and effectiveness of cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT) when combined with an implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD)...
  16. ncbi request reprint Initial United States experience with the Paracor HeartNet myocardial constraint device for heart failure
    Charles T Klodell
    University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville, Fla, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 133:204-9. 2007
    ..myocardial constraint device...
  17. doi request reprint Impact of cardiac resynchronization therapy on exercise performance, functional capacity, and quality of life in systolic heart failure with QRS prolongation: COMPANION trial sub-study
    Teresa De Marco
    University of California, San Francisco Medical Center, San Francisco, CA, USA
    J Card Fail 14:9-18. 2008
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  18. doi request reprint Worldwide surgical experience with the Paracor HeartNet cardiac restraint device
    Charles T Klodell
    Department of Surgery, Division of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville, Fla 32610, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 135:188-95. 2008
    ..We hypothesize that the Paracor HeartNet device (Paracor Medical, Sunnyvale, Calif), placed through a minithoracotomy in patients with severe dilated cardiomyopathy, improves clinical and functional status...
  19. ncbi request reprint Prediction of heart transplant rejection with a breath test for markers of oxidative stress
    Michael Phillips
    Menssana Research Inc, Fort Lee, New Jersey, USA
    Am J Cardiol 94:1593-4. 2004
    ..98, and 100% specific when the p value was </=0.058; in the intermediate group, the breath test determined the probability of grade 3 rejection and the predictive value of the result...
  20. ncbi request reprint Heart allograft rejection: detection with breath alkanes in low levels (the HARDBALL study)
    Michael Phillips
    Menssana Research, Inc Fort Lee, New Jersey, USA
    J Heart Lung Transplant 23:701-8. 2004
    ..Rejection is accompanied by oxidative stress that degrades membrane polyunsaturated fatty acids, evolving alkanes and methylalkanes, which are excreted in the breath as volatile organic compounds (VOCs)...
  21. ncbi request reprint The editor's roundtable: Cardiac resynchronization therapy
    Vincent E Friedewald
    Department of Internal Medicine, The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, Texas, USA
    Am J Cardiol 100:1145-52. 2007
  22. ncbi request reprint Remote Active Monitoring in Patients with Heart Failure (RAPID-RF): design and rationale
    Leslie A Saxon
    University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, USA
    J Card Fail 13:241-6. 2007
    ..However, the use and ultimate utility of these combined features for patient management are untested...