J A Spertus

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Affiliation: Saint Luke's Hospital
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. ncbi request reprint Association between depression and worse disease-specific functional status in outpatients with coronary artery disease
    J A Spertus
    Mid America Heart Institute and Section of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, University of Missouri Kansas City, USA
    Am Heart J 140:105-10. 2000
  3. ncbi request reprint Blood omega-3 and trans fatty acids in middle-aged acute coronary syndrome patients
    William S Harris
    Sanford Research and School of Medicine, University of South Dakota, Sioux Falls, South Dakota, USA
    Am J Cardiol 99:154-8. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint The impact of age on outcomes after coronary artery bypass surgery versus stent-assisted percutaneous coronary intervention: one-year results from the Stent or Surgery (SoS) trial
    Zefeng Zhang
    Christiana Care Center for Outcomes Research, Christiana Care Health System, Newark, DE 19713, USA
    Am Heart J 152:1153-60. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Assessment of and physician response to glycemic control in diabetic patients presenting with an acute coronary syndrome
    Darcy L Green Conaway
    Mid America Heart Institute of Saint Luke s Hospital, Kansas City, MO 64111, USA
    Am Heart J 152:1022-7. 2006
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. ncbi request reprint Impact of medication therapy discontinuation on mortality after myocardial infarction
    P Michael Ho
    Denver Veterans Affairs Medical Center, CO, USA
    Arch Intern Med 166:1842-7. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Suspected acute coronary syndrome patients with diabetes and normal troponin-I levels are at risk for early and late death: Identification of a new high-risk acute coronary syndrome population
    Steven P Marso
    Mid America Heart Institute, University of Missouri Kansas City, 64111, USA
    Diabetes Care 29:1931-2. 2006
  10. 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

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  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. ncbi request reprint Association between depression and worse disease-specific functional status in outpatients with coronary artery disease
    J A Spertus
    Mid America Heart Institute and Section of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, University of Missouri Kansas City, USA
    Am Heart J 140:105-10. 2000
    ..The study was designed as a cross-sectional survey and 3-month longitudinal cohort...
  3. ncbi request reprint Blood omega-3 and trans fatty acids in middle-aged acute coronary syndrome patients
    William S Harris
    Sanford Research and School of Medicine, University of South Dakota, Sioux Falls, South Dakota, USA
    Am J Cardiol 99:154-8. 2007
    ..In conclusion, low blood EPA + DHA content is an independent predictor of increased risk for ACS, but higher blood trans FA content is not. Blood EPA + DHA may serve as a new, modifiable risk factor for ACS...
  4. ncbi request reprint The impact of age on outcomes after coronary artery bypass surgery versus stent-assisted percutaneous coronary intervention: one-year results from the Stent or Surgery (SoS) trial
    Zefeng Zhang
    Christiana Care Center for Outcomes Research, Christiana Care Health System, Newark, DE 19713, USA
    Am Heart J 152:1153-60. 2006
    ..Relative outcomes of coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) and percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) may differ between younger and older patients. There are no data comparing the age-related CABG versus PCI outcomes in the stent era...
  5. ncbi request reprint Assessment of and physician response to glycemic control in diabetic patients presenting with an acute coronary syndrome
    Darcy L Green Conaway
    Mid America Heart Institute of Saint Luke s Hospital, Kansas City, MO 64111, USA
    Am Heart J 152:1022-7. 2006
    ..The frequency with which physicians assess diabetic patients' glycemic control during an ACS hospitalization is not known and may represent an opportunity for quality improvement...
  6. 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)...
  7. 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...
  8. ncbi request reprint Impact of medication therapy discontinuation on mortality after myocardial infarction
    P Michael Ho
    Denver Veterans Affairs Medical Center, CO, USA
    Arch Intern Med 166:1842-7. 2006
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  9. ncbi request reprint Suspected acute coronary syndrome patients with diabetes and normal troponin-I levels are at risk for early and late death: Identification of a new high-risk acute coronary syndrome population
    Steven P Marso
    Mid America Heart Institute, University of Missouri Kansas City, 64111, USA
    Diabetes Care 29:1931-2. 2006
  10. 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...
  11. 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...
  12. ncbi request reprint The Prospective Registry Evaluating Myocardial Infarction: Events and Recovery (PREMIER)--evaluating the impact of myocardial infarction on patient outcomes
    John A Spertus
    Mid America Heart Institute, Kansas City, MO 64111, USA
    Am Heart J 151:589-97. 2006
    ..More information on the longitudinal care and outcomes of patients after myocardial infarction (MI) is needed to further improve the quality of MI care. The PREMIER study was designed to meet this need...
  13. ncbi request reprint The evolving pattern of symptomatic coronary artery disease in the United States and Canada: baseline characteristics of the Clinical Outcomes Utilizing Revascularization and Aggressive DruG Evaluation (COURAGE) trial
    William E Boden
    VA Connecticut Healthcare System, West Haven, Connecticut, USA
    Am J Cardiol 99:208-12. 2007
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  14. ncbi request reprint Impact of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease on post-myocardial infarction outcomes
    Adam C Salisbury
    Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Rochester, Minnesota, USA
    Am J Cardiol 99:636-41. 2007
    ..Although additional research is needed, clinicians should recognize that patients with COPD are at high risk for poor outcomes after MI...
  15. doi request reprint Effect of PCI on quality of life in patients with stable coronary disease
    William S Weintraub
    Christiana Care Health System, Newark, DE 19718, USA
    N Engl J Med 359:677-87. 2008
    ..It has not been clearly established whether percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) can provide an incremental benefit in quality of life over that provided by optimal medical therapy among patients with chronic coronary artery disease...
  16. 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...
  17. 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...
  18. ncbi request reprint Acute myocardial infarction patients' information needs over the course of treatment and recovery
    Carole Decker
    Mid America Heart Institute at Saint Luke s Hospital, 4401 Wornall Road, Kansas City, MO 64111, USA
    J Cardiovasc Nurs 22:459-65. 2007
    ..The current study focuses on describing cardiac patients' preferences for involvement in decision making in the context of the myocardial infarction event continuum...
  19. 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...
  20. ncbi request reprint Connexin37 (GJA4) genotype predicts survival after an acute coronary syndrome
    David E Lanfear
    Henry Ford Heart and Vascular Institute and Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, USA
    Am Heart J 154:561-6. 2007
    ..We tested the hypothesis that these genotypes would predict long-term mortality after an acute coronary syndrome (ACS)...
  21. ncbi request reprint Impact of the Food and Drug Administration's Public Health Notification on the adoption of drug-eluting stents
    Jeptha P Curtis
    Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    Am J Cardiol 99:1227-9. 2007
    ..By January 2004, DES use had returned to the prenotification rate and continued to increase thereafter. In conclusion, the Food and Drug Administration's notification had a modest but temporary effect on clinical practice...
  22. ncbi request reprint Self-reported use of complementary and alternative medicine in patients with previous acute coronary syndrome
    Carole Decker
    Mid America Heart Institute of Saint Lukes Hospital, and School of Nursing, University of Missouri Kansas City, Kansas City, Missouri, USA
    Am J Cardiol 99:930-3. 2007
    ..05, 95% CI 0.87 to 1.28 for using statins). In conclusion, although CAM users with established CAD have worse socioeconomic status than nonusers, we found no evidence that they were less compliant with evidence-based therapies...
  23. ncbi request reprint Optimal medical therapy with or without PCI for stable coronary disease
    William E Boden
    Western New York Veterans Affairs Healthcare Network and Buffalo General Hospital SUNY, Buffalo, NY 14203, USA
    N Engl J Med 356:1503-16. 2007
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  24. ncbi request reprint Financial barriers to health care and outcomes after acute myocardial infarction
    Ali R Rahimi
    Department of Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Conn 06520 8088, USA
    JAMA 297:1063-72. 2007
    ..The prevalence and consequences of financial barriers to health care services and medications are not well documented for patients with an acute myocardial infarction (AMI)...
  25. ncbi request reprint Does health status differ between men and women in early recovery after myocardial infarction?
    Linda S Garavalia
    Mid America Heart Institute of Saint Luke s Hospital, Kansas City, Missouri, University of Missouri Kansas City, Kansas City, Missouri
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 16:93-101. 2007
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  26. 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)...
  27. ncbi request reprint Beta2-adrenergic receptor genotype and survival among patients receiving beta-blocker therapy after an acute coronary syndrome
    David E Lanfear
    Departments of Medicine, Genetics, and Molecular Biology and Pharmacology, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO
    JAMA 294:1526-33. 2005
    ..However, no associations between these polymorphisms and mortality have been demonstrated...
  28. ncbi request reprint Relation of anemia at discharge to survival after acute coronary syndromes
    Joseph Vaglio
    Mid America Heart Institute of Saint Luke s Hospital, Missouri, USA
    Am J Cardiol 96:496-9. 2005
    ..5%, p < 0.001). In multivariable analyses, adjusted hazard ratios for all-cause mortality were 1.57 (95% confidence interval 0.82 to 2.96) for mild anemia and 2.46 (95% confidence interval 1.25 to 4.85) for moderate/severe anemia...
  29. ncbi request reprint Health status and social risk correlates of extended length of stay following coronary artery bypass surgery
    Gilbert Johnston
    St Joseph Medical Center, Tacoma, Washington, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 77:557-62. 2004
    ..Our hypothesis was that poorer self-reported health and greater social risk, as measured by standardized instruments, are significantly associated with extended SLOS defined as greater than or equal to 7 days...
  30. ncbi request reprint Expanding the outcomes in clinical trials of heart failure: the quality of life and economic components of EPHESUS (EPlerenone's neuroHormonal Efficacy and SUrvival Study)
    John A Spertus
    Mid America Heart Institute and the University of Missouri, Kansas City, MO, USA
    Am Heart J 143:636-42. 2002
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  31. 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...
  32. ncbi request reprint The elderly: health status benefits and recovery of function one year after coronary artery bypass surgery
    Darcy Green Conaway
    Mid America Heart Institute of Saint Luke s Hospital and the University of Missouri Kansas City, Kansas City, Missouri, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 42:1421-6. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study was to describe the health status (symptoms, function, and quality of life) changes of elderly patients undergoing coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) and compare these to younger patients...
  33. ncbi request reprint Disease-specific health status after stent-assisted percutaneous coronary intervention and coronary artery bypass surgery: one-year results from the Stent or Surgery trial
    Zefeng Zhang
    Division of Cardiology, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30306, USA
    Circulation 108:1694-700. 2003
    ..Few data are available regarding the comparative improvement in disease-specific health status after CABG versus percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) in the era of coronary stenting...
  34. 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...
  35. ncbi request reprint A comparison of the recovery of health status after percutaneous coronary intervention and coronary artery bypass
    A Michael Borkon
    Mid America Heart Institute, Kansas City, Missouri, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 74:1526-30; discussion 1530. 2002
    ..Selection of the optimum mode of coronary revascularization should not only be directed by technical outcomes, but should also consider patients' postprocedural health status, including symptoms, functionality, and quality of life...
  36. ncbi request reprint Resource utilization, cost, and health status impacts of coronary stent versus "optimal" percutaneous coronary angioplasty: results from the OPUS-I trial
    Nancy Neil
    Virginia Mason Medical Center, University of Washington School of Public Health, Seattle, Washington
    J Interv Cardiol 15:249-55. 2002
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  37. ncbi request reprint Health status predicts long-term outcome in outpatients with coronary disease
    John A Spertus
    Mid America Heart Institute and University of Missouri Kansas City, Kansas City, MO 64111, USA
    Circulation 106:43-9. 2002
    ..Demonstrating that they independently predict mortality and hospitalizations among outpatients with coronary disease could emphasize their clinical value...
  38. ncbi request reprint Relative benefit of coronary artery bypass grafting versus stent-assisted percutaneous coronary intervention for angina pectoris and multivessel coronary disease in women versus men (one-year results from the Stent or Surgery trial)
    Zefeng Zhang
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia 30306, USA
    Am J Cardiol 93:404-9. 2004
    ..049 for the interaction among treatment, gender, and follow-up for the quality of life domain). Although CABG may be superior to PCI in men, in women, at 1 year after intervention, both procedures appear equally effective...
  39. ncbi request reprint Comparison of quality of life after repeat versus initial coronary artery bypass grafting
    David M Safley
    Mid America Heart Institute of Saint Luke s Hospital, 4401 Wornall Road, Kansas City, MO 64111, USA
    Am J Cardiol 94:494-7. 2004
    ..30], Quality of Life score [SAQ-QoL: 34 +/- 24 vs 35 +/- 5; p = 0.87], and Angina Frequency score (SAQ-AF: 35 +/- 40 vs 25 +/- 24; p = 0.03])...
  40. ncbi request reprint Influence of racial disparities in procedure use on functional status outcomes among patients with coronary artery disease
    Padma Kaul
    University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Circulation 111:1284-90. 2005
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  41. 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...
  42. ncbi request reprint The impact of acute coronary syndrome on clinical, economic, and cardiac-specific health status after coronary artery bypass surgery versus stent-assisted percutaneous coronary intervention: 1-year results from the stent or surgery (SoS) trial
    Zefeng Zhang
    Division of Cardiology, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30306, USA
    Am Heart J 150:175-81. 2005
    ..Data are limited regarding the impact of acute coronary syndromes (ACSs) on the relative benefits of coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) versus stent-assisted percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI)...
  43. ncbi request reprint Low-to-moderate alcohol intake and health status in heart failure patients
    Adam C Salisbury
    University of Missouri Kansas City, Missouri, USA
    J Card Fail 11:323-8. 2005
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  44. ncbi request reprint Predictors of quality-of-life benefit after percutaneous coronary intervention
    John A Spertus
    University of Missouri Kansas City, and Mid America Heart Institute of Saint Luke s Hospital, USA
    Circulation 110:3789-94. 2004
    ..This study was conducted to identify patient characteristics associated with quality-of-life benefit after PCI...
  45. ncbi request reprint Predictors of weight change in overweight patients with myocardial infarction
    Yazid Y Fadl
    Washington University in St Louis, St Louis, MO, USA
    Am Heart J 154:711-7. 2007
    ..Weight loss is recommended among overweight survivors of myocardial infarction (MI). This study describes patterns of weight change among overweight patients with MI and identifies factors associated with weight change...
  46. 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)...
  47. ncbi request reprint Hospital quality for acute myocardial infarction: correlation among process measures and relationship with short-term mortality
    Elizabeth H Bradley
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Section of Cardiovascular Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Conn 06520 8088, USA
    JAMA 296:72-8. 2006
    ....
  48. pmc Validity, reliability, and responsiveness of the Kansas City Cardiomyopathy Questionnaire in anemic heart failure patients
    John A Spertus
    Mid America Heart Institute, 4401 Wornall Road, Kansas City, MO 64111, USA
    Qual Life Res 17:291-8. 2008
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  49. doi request reprint The relationship between anemia, change in hematocrit over time and change in health status in patients with heart failure after myocardial infarction
    Mikhail Kosiborod
    Mid America Heart Institute and University of Missouri Kansas City, Kansas City, Missouri, USA
    J Card Fail 14:27-34. 2008
    ..However, whether changes in hematocrit are associated with changes in health status is unknown...
  50. doi request reprint Glucometrics in patients hospitalized with acute myocardial infarction: defining the optimal outcomes-based measure of risk
    Mikhail Kosiborod
    Mid America Heart Institute of Saint Luke s Hospital, 4401 Wornall Rd, Kansas City, MO 64111, USA
    Circulation 117:1018-27. 2008
    ..Whether metrics that incorporate multiple glucose assessments during acute myocardial infarction hospitalization are better predictors of mortality than admission glucose alone is not well defined...
  51. 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...
  52. ncbi request reprint Clinically important differences in health status for patients with heart disease: an expert consensus panel report
    Kathleen W Wyrwich
    Department of Research Methodology, Saint Louis University, St Louis, MO 63103, USA
    Am Heart J 147:615-22. 2004
    ..No important difference standards for the SF-36 have been published for patients with heart disease. This development of CIDs would facilitate the use of health status measures in daily clinical decision-making...
  53. ncbi request reprint Opportunities for improvement in the diagnosis and treatment of heart failure
    Peter A McCullough
    Department of Basic Science, Cardiology Section, University of Missouri Kansas City School of Medicine, Truman Medical Center, Kansas City, Missouri, USA
    Clin Cardiol 26:231-7. 2003
    ..Improved treatment of congestive heart failure (CHF) can slow disease progression, promote clinical stability, and prolong survival...
  54. 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...
  55. ncbi request reprint Socioeconomic disparities in outcomes after acute myocardial infarction
    Susannah M Bernheim
    Department of Medicine, Section of Geriatrics, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520 8088, USA
    Am Heart J 153:313-9. 2007
    ..Patients of low socioeconomic status (SES) have higher mortality after acute myocardial infarction (AMI). Little is known about the underlying mechanisms or the relationship between SES and rehospitalization after AMI...
  56. ncbi request reprint Quantifying improvement in symptoms, functioning, and quality of life after peripheral endovascular revascularization
    David M Safley
    Mid America Heart Institute, St Luke s Hospital, Kansas City, MO 64111, USA
    Circulation 115:569-75. 2007
    ..Patients with peripheral arterial disease often undergo peripheral endovascular revascularization (PER) to alleviate symptoms. Despite the growth of PER, little information exists quantifying the health status benefits after the procedure...
  57. ncbi request reprint Beta2-adrenergic receptor genotype predicts survival: implications and future directions
    David E Lanfear
    Section of Advanced Heart Failure and Cardiac Transplantation, Henry Ford Heart and Vascular Institute, Detroit, MI 48202, USA
    J Cardiovasc Nurs 21:474-7. 2006
    ..Much of this work is already underway and is likely to influence the future standard of cardiovascular care...
  58. 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...
  59. ncbi request reprint Variability in the clinical status of patients with advanced heart failure
    Paul J Hauptman
    Department of Medicine, Saint Louis University School of Medicine, Missouri, USA
    J Card Fail 10:397-402. 2004
    ..The frequency of such follow-up is not established and is likely to depend on the natural history and variability of patients' health status and the availability and use of appropriate treatments...
  60. 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...
  61. 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)...
  62. ncbi request reprint Nonvalidation of reported genetic risk factors for acute coronary syndrome in a large-scale replication study
    Thomas M Morgan
    Department of Genetics, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Conn 06510, USA
    JAMA 297:1551-61. 2007
    ..Given the numerous, yet inconsistent, reports of genetic variants being associated with acute coronary syndromes (ACS), there is a need for comprehensive validation of ACS susceptibility genotypes...
  63. ncbi request reprint Anginal symptoms consistently predict total mortality among outpatients with coronary artery disease
    Dariush Mozaffarian
    Health Services Research and Development Center of Excellence, Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System, University of Washington, Seattle, Wash, USA
    Am Heart J 146:1015-22. 2003
    ....