David J Prezant

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Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Cough and bronchial responsiveness in firefighters at the World Trade Center site
    David J Prezant
    Bureau of Health Services, Fire Department of New York City, New York, USA
    N Engl J Med 347:806-15. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Upper and lower respiratory diseases after occupational and environmental disasters
    David J Prezant
    Office of Medical Affairs, Fire Department of the City of New York FDNY, Brooklyn, NY, USA
    Mt Sinai J Med 75:89-100. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint World Trade Center Cough Syndrome and its treatment
    David J Prezant
    Office of Medical Affairs, Fire Department of City of New York FDNY, FDNY World Trade Center Monitoring and Treatment Program, Brooklyn, NY 11201, USA
    Lung 186:S94-102. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Quality of life in relation to upper and lower respiratory conditions among retired 9/11-exposed firefighters with pulmonary disability
    Amy Berninger
    Department of Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY, USA
    Qual Life Res 19:1467-76. 2010
  5. ncbi request reprint Lung function in rescue workers at the World Trade Center after 7 years
    Thomas K Aldrich
    Pulmonary Medicine Division, Department of Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center and Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York, USA
    N Engl J Med 362:1263-72. 2010
  6. pmc Accelerated spirometric decline in New York City firefighters with α₁-antitrypsin deficiency
    Gisela I Banauch
    Division of Pulmonary, Department of Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY, USA
    Chest 138:1116-24. 2010
  7. ncbi request reprint The respiratory pyramid: From symptoms to disease in World Trade Center exposed firefighters
    Justin K Niles
    Fire Department of the City of New York, Bureau of Health Services, Brooklyn, New York, USA
    Am J Ind Med 56:870-80. 2013
  8. pmc Trends of elevated PTSD risk in firefighters exposed to the World Trade Center disaster: 2001-2005
    Amy Berninger
    Department of Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY, USA
    Public Health Rep 125:556-66. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint Performance characteristics of the PTSD Checklist in retired firefighters exposed to the World Trade Center disaster
    Sydney Chiu
    Fire Department of the City of New York, Bureau of Health Services, Brooklyn, NY, USA
    Ann Clin Psychiatry 23:95-104. 2011
  10. ncbi request reprint Longitudinal study of probable post-traumatic stress disorder in firefighters exposed to the World Trade Center disaster
    Amy Berninger
    Montefiore Medical Center, Department of Medicine, Bronx, New York, USA
    Am J Ind Med 53:1177-85. 2010

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  1. ncbi request reprint Cough and bronchial responsiveness in firefighters at the World Trade Center site
    David J Prezant
    Bureau of Health Services, Fire Department of New York City, New York, USA
    N Engl J Med 347:806-15. 2002
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint Upper and lower respiratory diseases after occupational and environmental disasters
    David J Prezant
    Office of Medical Affairs, Fire Department of the City of New York FDNY, Brooklyn, NY, USA
    Mt Sinai J Med 75:89-100. 2008
    ..This review describes several respiratory consequences of occupational and environmental disasters and uses the World Trade Center disaster to illustrate in detail the consequences of chronic upper and lower respiratory inflammation...
  3. ncbi request reprint World Trade Center Cough Syndrome and its treatment
    David J Prezant
    Office of Medical Affairs, Fire Department of City of New York FDNY, FDNY World Trade Center Monitoring and Treatment Program, Brooklyn, NY 11201, USA
    Lung 186:S94-102. 2008
    ..These treatment recommendations are described here...
  4. ncbi request reprint Quality of life in relation to upper and lower respiratory conditions among retired 9/11-exposed firefighters with pulmonary disability
    Amy Berninger
    Department of Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY, USA
    Qual Life Res 19:1467-76. 2010
    ..To examine health-related quality of life (HRQoL) and World Trade Center (WTC) cough syndrome conditions in male firefighters who retired due to a 9/11-related pulmonary disability...
  5. ncbi request reprint Lung function in rescue workers at the World Trade Center after 7 years
    Thomas K Aldrich
    Pulmonary Medicine Division, Department of Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center and Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York, USA
    N Engl J Med 362:1263-72. 2010
    ..We sought to determine the longer-term effects of exposure...
  6. pmc Accelerated spirometric decline in New York City firefighters with α₁-antitrypsin deficiency
    Gisela I Banauch
    Division of Pulmonary, Department of Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY, USA
    Chest 138:1116-24. 2010
    ..Antitrypsin (AAT) deficiency is a risk factor for obstructive airway disease...
  7. ncbi request reprint The respiratory pyramid: From symptoms to disease in World Trade Center exposed firefighters
    Justin K Niles
    Fire Department of the City of New York, Bureau of Health Services, Brooklyn, New York, USA
    Am J Ind Med 56:870-80. 2013
    ..We compare the distribution of pyramid levels at two time-points: by 9/11/2005 and by 9/11/2010...
  8. pmc Trends of elevated PTSD risk in firefighters exposed to the World Trade Center disaster: 2001-2005
    Amy Berninger
    Department of Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY, USA
    Public Health Rep 125:556-66. 2010
    ..We also examined trends in relation to WTC exposure, social support, change in recreational activities, and functional health...
  9. ncbi request reprint Performance characteristics of the PTSD Checklist in retired firefighters exposed to the World Trade Center disaster
    Sydney Chiu
    Fire Department of the City of New York, Bureau of Health Services, Brooklyn, NY, USA
    Ann Clin Psychiatry 23:95-104. 2011
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Longitudinal study of probable post-traumatic stress disorder in firefighters exposed to the World Trade Center disaster
    Amy Berninger
    Montefiore Medical Center, Department of Medicine, Bronx, New York, USA
    Am J Ind Med 53:1177-85. 2010
    ..Symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) have been reported even years after the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001 (9/11)...
  11. pmc Cardiovascular biomarkers predict susceptibility to lung injury in World Trade Center dust-exposed firefighters
    Michael D Weiden
    Critical Care and Sleep, New York University, School of Medicine New York, New York, NY 10016, USA
    Eur Respir J 41:1023-30. 2013
    ..These biomarkers may define pathways either producing or protecting subjects from pulmonary vascular disease and associated loss of lung function after an irritant exposure...
  12. pmc Comorbid trends in World Trade Center cough syndrome and probable posttraumatic stress disorder in firefighters
    Justin K Niles
    Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY, USA
    Chest 140:1146-54. 2011
    ....
  13. pmc Evaluating risk factors and possible mediation effects in posttraumatic depression and posttraumatic stress disorder comorbidity
    Sydney Chiu
    Fire Department of the City of New York, Bureau of Health Services, Brooklyn, NY 11201, USA
    Public Health Rep 126:201-9. 2011
    ..However, those studies did not evaluate risk factors that could have mediated the observed comorbidity. We identified unique risk factors for each condition in an effort to better understand comorbidity...
  14. pmc Pulmonary function after exposure to the World Trade Center collapse in the New York City Fire Department
    Gisela I Banauch
    Pulmonary Division, Department of Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 174:312-9. 2006
    ..First responders, rescue and recovery workers, and residents have since reported respiratory symptoms and developed pulmonary function abnormalities...
  15. pmc Early elevation of serum MMP-3 and MMP-12 predicts protection from World Trade Center-lung injury in New York City Firefighters: a nested case-control study
    Sophia Kwon
    Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep, New York University, School of Medicine, New York, New York, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 8:e76099. 2013
    ..After 9/11/2001, some Fire Department of New York (FDNY) workers had excessive lung function decline. We hypothesized that early serum matrix metalloproteinases (MMP) expression predicts World Trade Center-Lung Injury (WTC-LI) years later...
  16. pmc Chitotriosidase is a biomarker for the resistance to World Trade Center lung injury in New York City firefighters
    Soo Jung Cho
    Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep, New York University, School of Medicine, New York, NY 10016, USA
    J Clin Immunol 33:1134-42. 2013
    ..Chitinases and IgE are innate and humoral mediators of obstructive airway disease. We investigated if serum expression of chitinases and IgE early after WTC exposure predicts subsequent obstruction...
  17. pmc Pulmonary function predicting confirmed recovery from lower-respiratory symptoms in World Trade Center-exposed firefighters, 2001 to 2010
    Jackie Soo
    Department of Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY, USA
    Chest 142:1244-50. 2012
    ..We examined the relationship between pulmonary function (FEV 1 ) and confirmed recovery from three lower-respiratory symptoms (LRSs) (cough, dyspnea, and wheeze) up to 9 years after symptom onset...
  18. pmc Metabolic syndrome biomarkers predict lung function impairment: a nested case-control study
    Bushra Naveed
    Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine, Department of Medicine, New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY 10016, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 185:392-9. 2012
    ..Cross-sectional studies demonstrate an association between metabolic syndrome and impaired lung function...
  19. pmc Obstructive airways disease with air trapping among firefighters exposed to World Trade Center dust
    Michael D Weiden
    Division of Pulmonary Critical Care, New York University, New York, NY, USA
    Chest 137:566-74. 2010
    ..To date, the underlying pathophysiologic cause for this has been open to question...
  20. ncbi request reprint Bronchial hyperreactivity and other inhalation lung injuries in rescue/recovery workers after the World Trade Center collapse
    Gisela I Banauch
    Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    Crit Care Med 33:S102-6. 2005
    ..In the days and months thereafter, thousands of rescue/recovery workers, volunteers, and residents were exposed to a complex mixture of airborne pollutants...
  21. ncbi request reprint World Trade Center "sarcoid-like" granulomatous pulmonary disease in New York City Fire Department rescue workers
    Gabriel Izbicki
    Pulmonary Division, Montefiore Medical Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY, USA
    Chest 131:1414-23. 2007
    ....
  22. doi request reprint Validation of the Center for Epidemiologic Studies Depression Scale in screening for major depressive disorder among retired firefighters exposed to the World Trade Center disaster
    Sydney Chiu
    Fire Department of the City of New York, Bureau of Health Services, Brooklyn, New York 11201, United States
    J Affect Disord 121:212-9. 2010
    ....
  23. doi request reprint Trial of prophylactic inhaled steroids to prevent or reduce pulmonary function decline, pulmonary symptoms, and airway hyperreactivity in firefighters at the world trade center site
    Gisela I Banauch
    Pulmonary Division, Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY, USA
    Disaster Med Public Health Prep 2:33-9. 2008
    ..Inhaled corticosteroids (ICS) are the most effective anti-inflammatory treatment for asthmatics. This trial evaluated the effects of prophylactic ICS in firefighters exposed to the World Trade Center disaster...
  24. doi request reprint Utilization of emergency medical services in a large urban area: description of call types and temporal trends
    Kevin G Munjal
    Office of Medical Affairs, The New York City Fire Department, Brooklyn, New York 11201, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 15:371-80. 2011
    ..Emergency medical services (EMS) systems are used by the public for a range of medically related problems...
  25. doi request reprint Trends in respiratory diagnoses and symptoms of firefighters exposed to the World Trade Center disaster: 2005-2010
    Jessica Weakley
    Montefiore Medical Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY, USA
    Prev Med 53:364-9. 2011
    ....
  26. ncbi request reprint BLS & ALS care of asthma patients. New algorithm for 9-1-1 calls in New York City
    David Schoenwetter
    Fire Department of New York City, EMS, USA
    JEMS 32:S34-5. 2007
  27. pmc Trends in respiratory symptoms of firefighters exposed to the world trade center disaster: 2001-2005
    Mayris P Webber
    Montefiore Medical Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 117:975-80. 2009
    ..However, considerable uncertainty exists over the persistence of symptoms...
  28. ncbi request reprint The upper respiratory pyramid: Early factors and later treatment utilization in World Trade Center exposed firefighters
    Justin K Niles
    Bureau of Health Services, Fire Department of the City of New York, Brooklyn, New York
    Am J Ind Med 57:857-65. 2014
    ..We investigated early post 9/11 factors that could predict rhinosinusitis healthcare utilization costs up to 11 years later in 8,079 World Trade Center-exposed rescue/recovery workers...
  29. pmc One airway: Biomarkers of protection from upper and lower airway injury after World Trade Center exposure
    Soo Jung Cho
    Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep, New York University, School of Medicine New York, NY, USA
    Respir Med 108:162-70. 2014
    ..We investigated whether a panel of inflammatory cytokines, either associated or not associated with WTC-LI, can predict future chronic rhinosinusitis disease and its severity...
  30. doi request reprint Agreement between obstructive airways disease diagnoses from self-report questionnaires and medical records
    Jessica Weakley
    Montefiore Medical Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY, USA
    Prev Med 57:38-42. 2013
    ....
  31. doi request reprint Early assessment of cancer outcomes in New York City firefighters after the 9/11 attacks: an observational cohort study
    Rachel Zeig-Owens
    Department of Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY, USA
    Lancet 378:898-905. 2011
    ..We examined cancer incidence and its potential association with exposure in the first 7 years after 9/11 in firefighters with health information before 9/11 and minimal loss to follow-up...
  32. doi request reprint Lysophosphatidic acid and apolipoprotein A1 predict increased risk of developing World Trade Center-lung injury: a nested case-control study
    Jun Tsukiji
    Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine, School of Medicine, New York University, New York, NY, USA
    Biomarkers 19:159-65. 2014
    ..Metabolic syndrome, inflammatory and vascular injury markers measured in serum after World Trade Center (WTC) exposures predict abnormal FEV1. We hypothesized that elevated LPA levels predict FEV₁ < LLN...
  33. pmc Comparison of WTC dust size on macrophage inflammatory cytokine release in vivo and in vitro
    Michael D Weiden
    Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine, New York University School of Medicine, New York, New York, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e40016. 2012
    ..Our hypotheses are that components of WTC dust strongly induce GM-CSF and MDC in AM; and that these two risk factors are in separate inflammatory pathways...
  34. pmc A computerized, self-administered questionnaire to evaluate posttraumatic stress among firefighters after the World Trade Center collapse
    Malachy Corrigan
    Fire Department of City of New York, NY 11201, USA
    Am J Public Health 99:S702-9. 2009
    ..5 years after the attack...
  35. ncbi request reprint "Tobacco Free With FDNY": the New York City Fire Department World Trade Center Tobacco Cessation Study
    Matthew P Bars
    Chief Medical Officer, Office of Medical Affairs, New York City Fire Department, 9 Metrotech Ctr, Brooklyn, NY 11201, USA
    Chest 129:979-87. 2006
    ..Post-WTC collapse, 98% reported acute respiratory symptoms, and 81% reported health concerns. Nonetheless, 29% of current smokers increased tobacco use, and 23% of ex-smokers resumed cigarette smoking...
  36. ncbi request reprint Detecting CO. FDNY studies prehospital assessment of COHb
    David Ben-Eli
    Fire Department of New York City, EMS, USA
    JEMS 32:S36-7. 2007
  37. ncbi request reprint The "vertical response time": barriers to ambulance response in an urban area
    Robert A Silverman
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Long Island Jewish Medical Center, New Hyde Park, NY, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 14:772-8. 2007
    ..However, the often unmeasured "vertical response time" from arrival on-scene to arrival at the patient's side may be substantial, particularly in urban areas with high-rise buildings or other barriers to access...
  38. ncbi request reprint Effects of the August 2003 blackout on the New York City healthcare delivery system: a lesson for disaster preparedness
    David J Prezant
    Pulmonary Division, Montefiore Medical Center, New York, NY, USA
    Crit Care Med 33:S96-101. 2005
    ....
  39. pmc Association of ambient fine particles with out-of-hospital cardiac arrests in New York City
    Robert A Silverman
    Department of Emergency Medicine, NS LIJ Health System, New York, New York, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 172:917-23. 2010
    ..5) and out-of-hospital cardiac arrests. Since few individuals survive an arrest, air pollution control may help prevent future cardiovascular mortality...
  40. ncbi request reprint Triage accuracy at a multiple casualty incident disaster drill: the Emergency Medical Service, Fire Department of New York City experience
    Josef D Schenker
    Office of Medical Affairs, Emergency Medical Service, Fire Department of the City of New York, New York 11201, USA
    J Burn Care Res 27:570-5. 2006
    ..During this drill, FDNY-EMS triage accuracy using the START system exceeded these expectations. This study provides insight as to the triage experience of a large urban EMS system operating at a disaster drill...
  41. ncbi request reprint Waveform analysis-guided treatment versus a standard shock-first protocol for the treatment of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest presenting in ventricular fibrillation: results of an international randomized, controlled trial
    John P Freese
    Office of Medical Affairs, Fire Department of New York, 9 Metrotech Center, Brooklyn, NY 11201, USA
    Circulation 128:995-1002. 2013
    ....
  42. ncbi request reprint Assessment of health effects in New York City firefighters after exposure to polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) and polychlorinated dibenzofurans (PCDFs): the Staten Island Transformer Fire Health Surveillance Project
    Kerry J Kelly
    New York City Fire Department, Bureau of Health Services, Staten Island, New York, USA
    Arch Environ Health 57:282-93. 2002
    ..e., > 40). All firefighters had no short-term heath effects. Modern firefighting uniforms are not meant to replace HAZMAT suits, but these uniforms provide protection from this chemical exposure for most firefighters...
  43. ncbi request reprint Persistent hyperreactivity and reactive airway dysfunction in firefighters at the World Trade Center
    Gisela I Banauch
    Professor of Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center, Pulmonary Division, Centennial 423, Bronx, NY 10467, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 168:54-62. 2003
    ..Hyperreactivity shortly post-collapse predicted reactive airways dysfunction at 6 months in highly exposed workers; this has important implications for disaster management...
  44. ncbi request reprint World Trade Center dust and airway reactivity
    Thomas Truncale
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 169:883-4; author reply 884-5. 2004
  45. ncbi request reprint Symptoms, respirator use, and pulmonary function changes among New York City firefighters responding to the World Trade Center disaster
    Debra M Feldman
    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Cincinnati, OH, USA
    Chest 125:1256-64. 2004
    ..New York City firefighters responding to the World Trade Center (WTC) disaster on September 11, 2001, were exposed to numerous hazards. A medical screening program was conducted 3 weeks after the disaster on a sample of firefighters...
  46. pmc Induced sputum assessment in New York City firefighters exposed to World Trade Center dust
    Elizabeth M Fireman
    Institute for Pulmonary and Allergic Diseases, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Environ Health Perspect 112:1564-9. 2004
    ..PSD was similar to that of WTC dust samples. In conclusion, IS from highly exposed FDNY-FFs demonstrated inflammation, PSD, and particle composition that was different from nonexposed controls and consistent with WTC dust exposure...
  47. ncbi request reprint Respiratory health consequences of environmental tobacco smoke
    Atiya Dhala
    Department of Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    Clin Occup Environ Med 5:139-56, x. 2006
    ..This article provides an overview of the composition of ETS and the major diseases and disorders strongly linked to ETS, emphasizing the effects of ETS on pulmonary function, asthma, and lung cancer...