Alpesh A Amin
Affiliation: Saint Luke's Hospital
- Acute coronary syndrome patients with depression have low blood cell membrane omega-3 fatty acid levelsAlpesh A Amin
Department of Cardiology, Mid America Heart Institute, Saint Luke Hospital, Kansas City, Missouri, USA
Psychosom Med 70:856-62. 2008..Reduced levels of blood cell membrane omega-3 (n-3) fatty acids (FAs), an emerging risk factor for both CV disease and depression, may help to explain the link between depression and adverse CV outcomes...
- Real-world lessons from the implementation of a depression screening protocol in acute myocardial infarction patients: implications for the American Heart Association depression screening advisoryKim G Smolderen
Saint Luke s Mid America Heart and Vascular Institute, 4401 Wornall Road, Kansas City, MO 64111, USA
Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes 4:283-92. 2011..Because there is little evidence on feasibility, accuracy, and impact of such a program on depression recognition in coronary patients, the AHA recommendation has met substantial debate and criticism...
- The prevalence of unrecognized depression in patients with acute coronary syndromeAlpesh 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...