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..Better interventions are warranted to increase the recognition and improve the management of depressive symptoms in patients with ACS...