J S Rumsfeld

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Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Assessing response bias from missing quality of life data: the Heckman method
    Anne E Sales
    HSR and D Center of Excellence, VA Puget Sound Health Care System, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 2:49. 2004
  2. pmc The association between clinical integration of care and transfer of veterans with acute coronary syndromes from primary care VHA hospitals
    Anne E Sales
    Health Services Research and Development, VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, WA, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 5:2. 2005
  3. pmc The association between processes, structures and outcomes of secondary prevention care among VA ischemic heart disease patients
    P Michael Ho
    Department of Medicine, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, CO, USA
    BMC Cardiovasc Disord 6:6. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Health-related quality of life as a predictor of mortality following coronary artery bypass graft surgery. Participants of the Department of Veterans Affairs Cooperative Study Group on Processes, Structures, and Outcomes of Care in Cardiac Surgery
    J S Rumsfeld
    Division of Cardiology, Health Sciences Center, University of Colorado, Denver, USA
    JAMA 281:1298-303. 1999
  5. ncbi request reprint Depression predicts mortality and hospitalization in patients with myocardial infarction complicated by heart failure
    John S Rumsfeld
    Section of Cardiology, Denver VA Medical Center, Denver, Colorado 80220, USA
    Am Heart J 150:961-7. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Outcomes after acute coronary syndrome admission to primary versus tertiary Veterans Affairs medical centers: the Veterans Affairs Access to Cardiology study
    John S Rumsfeld
    Cardiology and Health Services Research, Denver VA Medical Center, Denver, CO 80220, USA
    Am Heart J 151:32-8. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Predictors of health-related quality of life after coronary artery bypass surgery
    John S Rumsfeld
    Cardiology and Health Services Research, Denver VA Medical Center, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, Colorado 80220, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 77:1508-13. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Depressive symptoms are the strongest predictors of short-term declines in health status in patients with heart failure
    John S Rumsfeld
    Cardiology 111B, Denver VA Medical Center, Denver, Colorado 80220, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 42:1811-7. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Health-related quality of life after percutaneous coronary intervention versus coronary bypass surgery in high-risk patients with medically refractory ischemia
    John S Rumsfeld
    Cardiology and Health Services Research, Denver Veterans Affairs Medical Center, 1055 Clermont Street, Denver, CO 80220, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 41:1732-8. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint Changes in health-related quality of life following coronary artery bypass graft surgery
    J S Rumsfeld
    Denver Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Colorado 80220, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 72:2026-32. 2001

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Publications67

  1. pmc Assessing response bias from missing quality of life data: the Heckman method
    Anne E Sales
    HSR and D Center of Excellence, VA Puget Sound Health Care System, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 2:49. 2004
    ..The objective of this study was to demonstrate the use of the Heckman two-step method to assess and correct for bias due to missing health related quality of life (HRQL) surveys in a clinical study of acute coronary syndrome (ACS) patients...
  2. pmc The association between clinical integration of care and transfer of veterans with acute coronary syndromes from primary care VHA hospitals
    Anne E Sales
    Health Services Research and Development, VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, WA, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 5:2. 2005
    ....
  3. pmc The association between processes, structures and outcomes of secondary prevention care among VA ischemic heart disease patients
    P Michael Ho
    Department of Medicine, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, CO, USA
    BMC Cardiovasc Disord 6:6. 2006
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Health-related quality of life as a predictor of mortality following coronary artery bypass graft surgery. Participants of the Department of Veterans Affairs Cooperative Study Group on Processes, Structures, and Outcomes of Care in Cardiac Surgery
    J S Rumsfeld
    Division of Cardiology, Health Sciences Center, University of Colorado, Denver, USA
    JAMA 281:1298-303. 1999
    ..Evaluation of health status as a mortality predictor may be useful for preoperative risk stratification...
  5. ncbi request reprint Depression predicts mortality and hospitalization in patients with myocardial infarction complicated by heart failure
    John S Rumsfeld
    Section of Cardiology, Denver VA Medical Center, Denver, Colorado 80220, USA
    Am Heart J 150:961-7. 2005
    ..To evaluate whether depressive symptoms are independently predictive of mortality and hospitalization among patients with acute myocardial infarction (AMI) complicated by heart failure...
  6. ncbi request reprint Outcomes after acute coronary syndrome admission to primary versus tertiary Veterans Affairs medical centers: the Veterans Affairs Access to Cardiology study
    John S Rumsfeld
    Cardiology and Health Services Research, Denver VA Medical Center, Denver, CO 80220, USA
    Am Heart J 151:32-8. 2006
    ..We compared the health status and rehospitalization of patients with ACS admitted to primary versus tertiary care Veterans Affairs hospitals...
  7. ncbi request reprint Predictors of health-related quality of life after coronary artery bypass surgery
    John S Rumsfeld
    Cardiology and Health Services Research, Denver VA Medical Center, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, Colorado 80220, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 77:1508-13. 2004
    ..Little is known about the determinants of health-related quality of life after coronary artery bypass surgery. We determined the predictors of overall physical and mental health status 6 months after the operation...
  8. ncbi request reprint Depressive symptoms are the strongest predictors of short-term declines in health status in patients with heart failure
    John S Rumsfeld
    Cardiology 111B, Denver VA Medical Center, Denver, Colorado 80220, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 42:1811-7. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess whether depressive symptoms are independently associated with changes in heart failure (HF)-specific health status...
  9. ncbi request reprint Health-related quality of life after percutaneous coronary intervention versus coronary bypass surgery in high-risk patients with medically refractory ischemia
    John S Rumsfeld
    Cardiology and Health Services Research, Denver Veterans Affairs Medical Center, 1055 Clermont Street, Denver, CO 80220, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 41:1732-8. 2003
    ..We compared six-month health-related quality of life (HRQL) for high-risk patients with medically refractory ischemia randomized to percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) versus coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery...
  10. ncbi request reprint Changes in health-related quality of life following coronary artery bypass graft surgery
    J S Rumsfeld
    Denver Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Colorado 80220, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 72:2026-32. 2001
    ..We evaluated the relationship between preoperative health status and changes in quality of life following CABG surgery...
  11. ncbi request reprint The impact of ethnicity on outcomes following coronary artery bypass graft surgery in the Veterans Health Administration
    John S Rumsfeld
    Cardiology 111B, Denver VA Medical Center, 1055 Clermont Street, Denver, Colorado 80222, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 40:1786-93. 2002
    ..We evaluated the effect of African American (AA) and Hispanic American (HA) ethnicity on mortality and complications following coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery in the Veterans Health Administration (VHA)...
  12. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for intermediate-term survival after coronary artery bypass grafting
    S C Gardner
    Division of Cardiac Research, Denver Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Colorado 80220, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 72:2033-7. 2001
    ..Clinicians should be aware of the importance of noncardiac-related variables as predictors of mortality in the intermediate-term period after coronary artery bypass grafting...
  13. ncbi request reprint Relation between hospital primary angioplasty volume and mortality for patients with acute MI treated with primary angioplasty vs thrombolytic therapy
    D J Magid
    Colorado Permanente Clinical Research Unit, 10350 E Dakota Ave, Denver, CO 80231, USA
    JAMA 284:3131-8. 2000
    ..However, no large studies have directly compared outcomes of primary angioplasty vs thrombolytic therapy as a function of institutional experience...
  14. ncbi request reprint Patient satisfaction with treatment after acute myocardial infarction: role of psychosocial factors
    Lisa C Barry
    Department of Internal Medicine Geriatrics, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06511, USA
    Psychosom Med 69:115-23. 2007
    ..To determine if psychosocial status influences treatment satisfaction, a quality-of-care indicator, of patients who were hospitalized for acute myocardial infarction (AMI)...
  15. ncbi request reprint Influence of inpatient service specialty on care processes and outcomes for patients with non ST-segment elevation acute coronary syndromes
    Matthew T Roe
    Duke University Medical Center and Duke Clinical Research Institute, 2400 Pratt St, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    Circulation 116:1153-61. 2007
    ..Since the broad dissemination of practice guidelines, the association of specialty care with the treatment of patients with acute coronary syndromes has not been studied...
  16. ncbi request reprint Primary care provider turnover and quality in managed care organizations
    Mary E Plomondon
    Eastern Colorado Health Care System, Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Denver, Colo 80220, USA
    Am J Manag Care 13:465-72. 2007
    ..To examine the association between primary care provider turnover in managed care organizations and measures of member satisfaction and preventive care...
  17. pmc The impact of diabetes on one-year health status outcomes following acute coronary syndromes
    Pamela N Peterson
    Department of Medicine, University of Colorado at Denver and Health Sciences Center, Denver, Colorado, USA
    BMC Cardiovasc Disord 6:41. 2006
    ..The objective of this study was to examine the association between diabetes and patients' health status outcomes one year after an acute coronary syndrome (ACS)...
  18. ncbi request reprint Pay for performance, quality of care, and outcomes in acute myocardial infarction
    Seth W Glickman
    Center for Clinical and Genetic Economics, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    JAMA 297:2373-80. 2007
    ..In 2003, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) launched the largest pay-for-performance pilot project to date in the United States, including indicators for acute myocardial infarction...
  19. ncbi request reprint The prevalence of unrecognized depression in patients with acute coronary syndrome
    Alpesh A Amin
    Mid America Heart Institute of Saint Luke s Hospital, Kansas City, MO, USA
    Am Heart J 152:928-34. 2006
    ..Despite great attention to its prevalence and prognostic import, little is known about how often hospitalized patients with ACS who have significant depressive symptoms are recognized while receiving routine cardiovascular care...
  20. ncbi request reprint Bedside estimation of risk from percutaneous coronary intervention: the new Mayo Clinic risk scores
    Mandeep Singh
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, College of Medicine, Mayo Clinic, 200 First St SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Mayo Clin Proc 82:701-8. 2007
    ..To derive risk models for percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) outcomes from clinical and laboratory variables available before the procedure so they can be used for preprocedure risk stratification...
  21. pmc Adherence to cardioprotective medications and mortality among patients with diabetes and ischemic heart disease
    P Michael Ho
    Cardiology Section, Denver VA Medical Center, Denver, CO, USA
    BMC Cardiovasc Disord 6:48. 2006
    ..Clinical practice guidelines recommend multiple cardioprotective medications to reduce recurrent events. We evaluated the association between cardioprotective medication adherence and mortality among patients with diabetes and IHD...
  22. ncbi request reprint Heart failure with preserved left ventricular systolic function among patients with non-ST-segment elevation acute coronary syndromes
    Kyla M Bennett
    Duke Clinical Research Institute, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina
    Am J Cardiol 99:1351-6. 2007
    ..Guideline-recommended therapies and interventions are under-utilized in patients with NSTE ACS and HF, with and without preserved systolic function, compared with those without HF...
  23. ncbi request reprint Characteristics, management, and outcomes of 5,557 patients age > or =90 years with acute coronary syndromes: results from the CRUSADE Initiative
    Adam H Skolnick
    Cardiovascular Division, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 49:1790-7. 2007
    ..The goal of this work was to explore the treatment and outcomes of patients with non-ST-segment elevation acute coronary syndromes (NSTE-ACS) age > or =90 years...
  24. ncbi request reprint Inpatient and follow-up cardiology care and mortality for acute coronary syndrome patients in the Veterans Health Administration
    P Michael Ho
    Medical Service, Denver VA Medical Center, Denver, CO, USA
    Am Heart J 154:489-94. 2007
    ..The impact of inpatient and follow-up cardiology care on patient outcomes after acute coronary syndrome (ACS) hospital discharge is unknown...
  25. pmc One-year health status outcomes of unstable angina versus myocardial infarction: a prospective, observational cohort study of ACS survivors
    Thomas M Maddox
    Denver VAMC University of Colorado Health Science Center, Denver, CO, USA
    BMC Cardiovasc Disord 7:28. 2007
    ..Little is known, however, about the health status outcomes (angina, physical function, and quality of life) of UA versus MI patients among survivors of an ACS hospitalization...
  26. pmc Severe mental illness and mortality of hospitalized ACS patients in the VHA
    Mary E Plomondon
    Cardiology Section, Denver VA Medical Center, Denver CO, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 7:146. 2007
    ..We tested the hypothesis that SMI is associated with higher one-year mortality following ACS hospitalization...
  27. doi request reprint The prognostic importance of abnormal heart rate recovery and chronotropic response among exercise treadmill test patients
    Thomas M Maddox
    Denver VAMC University of Colorado Denver, Denver, CO 80209, USA
    Am Heart J 156:736-44. 2008
    ..However, little is known about their prognostic use in combination and in addition to the Duke Treadmill Score (DTS)...
  28. doi request reprint Finding the courage to reconsider medical therapy for stable angina
    Eric D Peterson
    N Engl J Med 359:751-3. 2008
  29. doi request reprint The relationship between gender and clinical management after exercise stress testing
    Stacie L Daugherty
    Division of Cardiology, University of Colorado Denver, Aurora, CO 80045, USA
    Am Heart J 156:301-7. 2008
    ..Controversy remains regarding whether gender differences exist in clinical management after exercise treadmill testing (ETT)...
  30. doi request reprint Angina at 1 year after myocardial infarction: prevalence and associated findings
    Thomas M Maddox
    Cardiology Section 111B, Denver Veterans Affairs MedicalCenter, 1055 Clermont St, Denver, CO 80209, USA
    Arch Intern Med 168:1310-6. 2008
    ..Eradication of angina is a primary goal of care after myocardial infarction (MI). However, the prevalence of angina 1 year after MI and factors associated with it are unknown...
  31. pmc Impaired chronotropic response to exercise stress testing in patients with diabetes predicts future cardiovascular events
    P Michael Ho
    1Denver VA Medical Center, Denver, Colorado, USA
    Diabetes Care 31:1531-3. 2008
    ..To assess the association between impaired chronotropic response (CR) and adverse events among patients with diabetes referred for exercise treadmill testing (ETT)...
  32. doi request reprint The influence of age on health status outcomes after acute myocardial infarction
    P Michael Ho
    Medical Service, Denver VA Medical Center, Denver, CO, USA
    Am Heart J 155:855-61. 2008
    ..Older age is a risk factor for higher mortality after acute myocardial infarction (AMI), but the association with health status outcomes is largely unexplored...
  33. doi request reprint Medication nonadherence is associated with a broad range of adverse outcomes in patients with coronary artery disease
    P Michael Ho
    Cardiology Section, Denver VA Medical Center, Denver, CO, USA
    Am Heart J 155:772-9. 2008
    ..Little is known about the effect of nonadherence among patients with coronary artery disease (CAD) on a broad spectrum of outcomes including cardiovascular mortality, cardiovascular hospitalizations, and revascularization procedures...
  34. doi request reprint Association of early follow-up after acute myocardial infarction with higher rates of medication use
    Stacie L Daugherty
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, University of Colorado Denver Health Sciences Center, Denver, CO, USA
    Arch Intern Med 168:485-91; discussion 492. 2008
    ..Early outpatient follow-up after acute myocardial infarction (AMI) is recommended in guidelines, but its relationship with the use of evidence-based therapies is unknown...
  35. doi request reprint Association of exercise capacity on treadmill with future cardiac events in patients referred for exercise testing
    Pamela N Peterson
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Denver Health Medical Center, Denver, Colorado 80204, USA
    Arch Intern Med 168:174-9. 2008
    ..Our objective was to determine the prognostic importance of exercise capacity for nonfatal cardiac events in a clinical population...
  36. ncbi request reprint A framework for quality improvement: an analysis of factors responsible for improvement at hospitals participating in the Can Rapid Risk Stratification of Unstable Angina Patients Suppress Adverse Outcomes with Early Implementation of the ACC/AHA Guidelin
    Seth W Glickman
    Center for Clinical and Genetic Economics, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Am Heart J 154:1206-20. 2007
    ....
  37. ncbi request reprint Patient sex and quality of ED care for patients with myocardial infarction
    David R Vinson
    Permanente Medical Group, Sacramento, CA, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 25:996-1003. 2007
    ..The aim of the study was to assess the quality of care between male and female emergency department (ED) patients with acute myocardial infarction (AMI)...
  38. pmc Association between angina and treatment satisfaction after myocardial infarction
    Mary E Plomondon
    Cardiovascular Outcomes Research, Eastern Colorado Health Care System, Denver VA Medical Center, Denver, CO, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 23:1-6. 2008
    ..Patient satisfaction is increasingly recognized as a quality indicator and important outcome of care. Little is known about the clinical factors associated with satisfaction after myocardial infarction (MI)...
  39. ncbi request reprint Acute noncardiac conditions and in-hospital mortality in patients with acute myocardial infarction
    Judith H Lichtman
    Section of Chronic Disease Epidemiology, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Conn, USA
    Circulation 116:1925-30. 2007
    ..We sought to evaluate the prevalence of acute, severe, noncardiac conditions present at the time of hospital admission with acute myocardial infarction and to assess the association of these conditions with in-hospital mortality...
  40. ncbi request reprint Time course of depression and outcome of myocardial infarction
    Susmita Parashar
    Divisions of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    Arch Intern Med 166:2035-43. 2006
    ..Our objective was to evaluate the prognostic importance of transient, new, or persistent depression on outcomes at 6 months after MI...
  41. ncbi request reprint Implications of the failure to identify high-risk electrocardiogram findings for the quality of care of patients with acute myocardial infarction: results of the Emergency Department Quality in Myocardial Infarction (EDQMI) study
    Frederick A Masoudi
    Department of Medicine, Denver Health Medical Center, 777 Bannock St, Denver, CO 80204, USA
    Circulation 114:1565-71. 2006
    ..Our goal was to assess the prevalence of the failure to identify high-risk ECG findings in ED patients with AMI and to determine whether this failure is associated with lower-quality care...
  42. ncbi request reprint Age, functional capacity, and health-related quality of life in patients with heart failure
    Frederick A Masoudi
    Department of Medicine, Denver Health Medical Center, Colorado 80204, USA
    J Card Fail 10:368-73. 2004
    ..We compared the relationship between functional limitation and HRQL between older and younger patients with heart failure...
  43. ncbi request reprint Heart failure disease management works, but will it succeed?
    John S Rumsfeld
    Eur Heart J 25:1565-7. 2004
  44. pmc Relation between depressive symptoms and treadmill exercise capacity in the Heart and Soul Study
    Bernice Ruo
    Section of General Internal Medicine, VA Medical Center, and Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    Am J Cardiol 94:96-9. 2004
    ..8, 95% confidence interval 1.1 to 2.7, p = 0.01). Depressive symptoms should be considered in the differential diagnosis of poor exercise capacity...
  45. ncbi request reprint Health-related quality of life predicts emergency department utilization for patients with asthma
    David J Magid
    Clinical Research Unit, Colorado Permanente Medical Group, Denver, CO, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 43:551-7. 2004
    ..The objective of this study is to evaluate health-related quality of life as a risk factor for subsequent emergency department (ED) utilization in a cohort of patients with asthma...
  46. ncbi request reprint Renal insufficiency and mortality from acute coronary syndromes
    Frederick A Masoudi
    Department of Medicine, Denver Health Medical Center, Denver, CO 80204, USA
    Am Heart J 147:623-9. 2004
    ....
  47. ncbi request reprint Comparison of short-term mortality risk factors for valve replacement versus coronary artery bypass graft surgery
    Sheila C Gardner
    Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Denver, Colorado, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 77:549-56. 2004
    ..However, little is known about how the risk factors for short-term mortality following valve replacement procedures (with or without a CABG procedure performed) compare with CABG only risk factors...
  48. ncbi request reprint Impact of angina burden and other factors on treatment satisfaction after acute coronary syndromes
    Sean C Beinart
    Cardiovascular Outcomes Research Center, VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, Wash, USA
    Am Heart J 146:646-52. 2003
    ..The objective of this study was to identify potentially modifiable factors associated with treatment satisfaction 7 months after ACS...
  49. ncbi request reprint Factors influencing risk-adjusted patient satisfaction after coronary artery bypass grafting
    Mary E Plomondon
    Cardiology 111B, Denver VA Medical Center, 1055 Clermont Street, Denver, CO 80220, USA
    Am J Cardiol 92:206-8. 2003
  50. pmc Depressive symptoms and health-related quality of life: the Heart and Soul Study
    Bernice Ruo
    Section of General Internal Medicine, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, San Francisco 94121, USA
    JAMA 290:215-21. 2003
    ..Little is known regarding the extent to which patient-reported health status, including symptom burden, physical limitation, and quality of life, is determined by psychosocial vs physiological factors among patients with chronic disease...
  51. ncbi request reprint History of depression, angina, and quality of life after acute coronary syndromes
    John S Rumsfeld
    Cardiology, Denver VA Medical Center, Denver, Colo 80206, USA
    Am Heart J 145:493-9. 2003
    ..We evaluated the association between a history of depression and patient-reported angina frequency, physical limitation, and quality of life 7 months after discharge from the hospital for ACS...
  52. ncbi request reprint Variation in mortality risk factors with time after coronary artery bypass graft operation
    Dexiang Gao
    Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Denver, Colorado 80220, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 75:74-81. 2003
    ..However, little is known about the time-varying effects of mortality risk factors after the operation...
  53. ncbi request reprint Predictors of the onset of depressive symptoms in patients with heart failure
    Edward P Havranek
    University of Colorado Health Sciences Center and Denver Health Medical Center, 777 Bannock Street, Denver, CO 80204 4507, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 44:2333-8. 2004
    ..The objective of this study was to identify the factors associated with the development of depressive symptoms in outpatients with heart failure (HF)...
  54. ncbi request reprint Depression and cardiovascular disease: a call for recognition
    John S Rumsfeld
    Circulation 111:250-3. 2005
  55. ncbi request reprint Risk of restenosis and health status outcomes for patients undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention versus coronary artery bypass graft surgery
    John A Spertus
    Mid America Heart Institute of Saint Luke s Hospital and the University of Missouri, 4401 Wornall Rd, Kansas City, MO 64111, USA
    Circulation 111:768-73. 2005
    ..No previous studies comparing the health status outcomes of PCI and CABG have examined differences in these outcomes as a function of patients' preprocedural risk for restenosis...
  56. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and predictors of angina pectoris one month after myocardial infarction
    John A Spertus
    Mid America Heart Institute and University of Missouri Kansas City, Kansas City, Missouri, USA
    Am J Cardiol 98:282-8. 2006
    ..86, 95% CI 1.45 to 2.41), weekly (OR 4.24, 95% CI 3.09 to 5.82), and daily (OR 6.12, 95% CI 3.62 to 10.3) were more likely to have AP 1 month later. In conclusion, > 1 in 4 patients reported AP 1 month after an MI...
  57. ncbi request reprint Regional outcomes after admission for high-risk non-ST-segment elevation acute coronary syndromes
    Venu Menon
    Department of Cardiology, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Am J Med 119:584-90. 2006
    ..An analysis of reginal variation across the United States in the treatment and outcomes of patients with non-ST-segment elevation acute coronary syndromes (NSTE ACS) has not been previously performed...
  58. ncbi request reprint Prevalence, predictors, and outcomes of premature discontinuation of thienopyridine therapy after drug-eluting stent placement: results from the PREMIER registry
    John A Spertus
    MPH, Mid America Heart Institute, 4401 Wornall Rd, Kansas City, MO 64111
    Circulation 113:2803-9. 2006
    ..The rate and consequences of prematurely discontinuing thienopyridine therapy after DES placement for acute myocardial infarction (MI) are unknown...
  59. ncbi request reprint Depressive symptoms after acute myocardial infarction: evidence for highest rates in younger women
    Susmita Mallik
    Department of Medicine, Division of General Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    Arch Intern Med 166:876-83. 2006
    ..In the community, younger women are uniquely prone to depression. Whether younger women are also more likely to have depression during hospitalization with AMI is unknown...
  60. ncbi request reprint Difficulty taking medications, depression, and health status in heart failure patients
    Anne L Morgan
    University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, USA
    J Card Fail 12:54-60. 2006
    ....
  61. ncbi request reprint Time-varying risk factors for long-term mortality after coronary artery bypass graft surgery
    Dexiang Gao
    Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Denver, Colorado 80220, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 81:793-9. 2006
    ..There is a substantial literature on short-term mortality risk factors for coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery. However, very few studies have examined risk factors for long-term mortality...
  62. ncbi request reprint Health status identifies heart failure outpatients at risk for hospitalization or death
    Paul A Heidenreich
    VA Palo Alto Health Care System, Palo Alto, California 94304, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 47:752-6. 2006
    ..We tested the hypothesis that one health status measure, the Kansas City Cardiomyopathy Questionnaire (KCCQ), provides prognostic information independent of other clinical data in outpatients with heart failure (HF)...
  63. ncbi request reprint Racial disparities in cardiovascular procedure outcomes: turn down the volume
    John S Rumsfeld
    J Am Coll Cardiol 47:425-6. 2006
  64. ncbi request reprint The relationship between B-type natriuretic peptide and health status in patients with heart failure
    Stacie A Luther
    Department of Medicine, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, USA
    J Card Fail 11:414-21. 2005
    ....
  65. ncbi request reprint Older emergency department patients with acute myocardial infarction receive lower quality of care than younger patients
    David J Magid
    Kaiser Permanente Clinical Research Unit, Denver, CO 90237 8066, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 46:14-21. 2005
    ..We assessed the independent relationship between age and the quality of medical care provided to patients presenting to the emergency department (ED) with acute myocardial infarction...
  66. ncbi request reprint Depression predicts mortality following cardiac valve surgery
    P Michael Ho
    Cardiology and Cardiovascular Outcomes Research, Denver VA Medical Center, Denver, Colorado, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 79:1255-9. 2005
    ....
  67. ncbi request reprint Health status and clinical practice: when will they meet?
    John S Rumsfeld
    Circulation 106:5-7. 2002