Ali F Sonel

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Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Racial variations in treatment and outcomes of black and white patients with high-risk non-ST-elevation acute coronary syndromes: insights from CRUSADE (Can Rapid Risk Stratification of Unstable Angina Patients Suppress Adverse Outcomes With Early Impleme
    Ali F Sonel
    Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Circulation 111:1225-32. 2005
  2. pmc Factors associated with the use of preventive care for contrast-induced acute kidney injury
    Steven D Weisbord
    Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 24:289-98. 2009
  3. ncbi request reprint Effect of hyponatremia (<135 mEq/L) on outcome in patients with non-ST-elevation acute coronary syndrome
    Ish Singla
    University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Am J Cardiol 100:406-8. 2007
  4. doi request reprint Clinical significance of borderline elevated troponin I levels across different assays in patients with suspected acute coronary syndrome
    Maliha Zahid
    University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Am J Cardiol 104:164-8. 2009
  5. doi request reprint Prevention, incidence, and outcomes of contrast-induced acute kidney injury
    Steven D Weisbord
    Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, Mail Stop 111F U, 7E Room 120, Pittsburgh, PA 15240, USA
    Arch Intern Med 168:1325-32. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Impact of blood transfusions in patients presenting with anemia and suspected acute coronary syndrome
    Ish Singla
    University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Am J Cardiol 99:1119-21. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Comparison of frequency of new-onset atrial fibrillation or flutter in patients on statins versus not on statins presenting with suspected acute coronary syndrome
    Gautam Ramani
    University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Am J Cardiol 100:404-5. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Detectable troponin levels predict poor prognosis in patients with left ventricular dysfunction undergoing internal defibrillator implantation
    Ali F Sonel
    Department of Cardiology, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System and the University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15240, USA
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 30:839-44. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Perioperative risk of noncardiac surgery associated with aortic stenosis
    Maliha Zahid
    University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Am J Cardiol 96:436-8. 2005
  10. doi request reprint The incidence of clinically significant contrast-induced nephropathy following non-emergent coronary angiography
    Steven D Weisbord
    Renal Section and Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, Pittsburgh, PA 15214, USA
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 71:879-85. 2008

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Publications14

  1. ncbi request reprint Racial variations in treatment and outcomes of black and white patients with high-risk non-ST-elevation acute coronary syndromes: insights from CRUSADE (Can Rapid Risk Stratification of Unstable Angina Patients Suppress Adverse Outcomes With Early Impleme
    Ali F Sonel
    Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Circulation 111:1225-32. 2005
    ..It is unknown whether racial disparities exist for other treatments for non-ST-segment elevation acute coronary syndromes (NSTE ACS) and how different treatments affect outcomes...
  2. pmc Factors associated with the use of preventive care for contrast-induced acute kidney injury
    Steven D Weisbord
    Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 24:289-98. 2009
    ..The factors that affect the implementation of preventive care for contrast-induced acute kidney injury (CIAKI) are unknown...
  3. ncbi request reprint Effect of hyponatremia (<135 mEq/L) on outcome in patients with non-ST-elevation acute coronary syndrome
    Ish Singla
    University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Am J Cardiol 100:406-8. 2007
    ..7, 95% confidence interval 1.1 to 2.5, p = 0.01). In conclusion, hyponatremia on admission is associated with 30-day adverse outcome in patients presenting with suspected acute coronary syndrome/non-STEMI...
  4. doi request reprint Clinical significance of borderline elevated troponin I levels across different assays in patients with suspected acute coronary syndrome
    Maliha Zahid
    University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Am J Cardiol 104:164-8. 2009
    ..This study highlights the need for standardization of TnI levels across different assays...
  5. doi request reprint Prevention, incidence, and outcomes of contrast-induced acute kidney injury
    Steven D Weisbord
    Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, Mail Stop 111F U, 7E Room 120, Pittsburgh, PA 15240, USA
    Arch Intern Med 168:1325-32. 2008
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Impact of blood transfusions in patients presenting with anemia and suspected acute coronary syndrome
    Ish Singla
    University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Am J Cardiol 99:1119-21. 2007
    ..57, 95% confidence interval 1.41 to 4.69, p <0.001). In conclusion, the risk versus benefit of transfusion in patients presenting with an acute coronary syndrome needs careful assessment...
  7. ncbi request reprint Comparison of frequency of new-onset atrial fibrillation or flutter in patients on statins versus not on statins presenting with suspected acute coronary syndrome
    Gautam Ramani
    University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Am J Cardiol 100:404-5. 2007
    ..In conclusion, patients presenting with suspicion of ACS were much less likely to have newonset AF if they were on a statin at time of presentation...
  8. ncbi request reprint Detectable troponin levels predict poor prognosis in patients with left ventricular dysfunction undergoing internal defibrillator implantation
    Ali F Sonel
    Department of Cardiology, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System and the University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15240, USA
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 30:839-44. 2007
    ..Implantable cardiac defibrillator (ICD) devices have been demonstrated to improve survival. It is not clear if ICDs would mitigate the negative outcome predicted by elevated troponin levels...
  9. ncbi request reprint Perioperative risk of noncardiac surgery associated with aortic stenosis
    Maliha Zahid
    University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Am J Cardiol 96:436-8. 2005
    ..The impact of the actual severity of AS on outcomes with noncardiac surgery needs further study...
  10. doi request reprint The incidence of clinically significant contrast-induced nephropathy following non-emergent coronary angiography
    Steven D Weisbord
    Renal Section and Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, Pittsburgh, PA 15214, USA
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 71:879-85. 2008
    ..The primary aim of this study was to assess the incidence of clinically significant contrast-induced nephropathy (CIN) among patients undergoing non-emergent coronary angiography...
  11. doi request reprint Veterans' decision-making preferences and perceived involvement in care for chronic heart failure
    Keri L Rodriguez
    Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15206, USA
    Heart Lung 37:440-8. 2008
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  12. ncbi request reprint Effect of both elevated troponin-I and peripheral white blood cell count on prognosis in patients with suspected myocardial injury
    Maliha Zahid
    VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Am J Cardiol 95:970-2. 2005
    ..2 (95% confidence interval 1.0 to 4.73, p = 0.05), but high values for the 2 markers increased the odds ratio to 4.5 (95% confidence interval 1.42 to 14.21, p = 0.01)...
  13. ncbi request reprint Clinical characteristics, process of care, and outcomes of Hispanic patients presenting with non-ST-segment elevation acute coronary syndromes: results from Can Rapid risk stratification of Unstable angina patients Suppress ADverse outcomes with Early imp
    Mauricio G Cohen
    Division of Cardiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7075, USA
    Am Heart J 152:110-7. 2006
    ..Data regarding the management of non-ST-segment elevation acute coronary syndromes (NSTE ACS) in Hispanic patients, the largest and fastest-growing minority in the United States, are scarce...
  14. ncbi request reprint Role of cardiac troponin T in the long-term risk stratification of patients undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention
    Jorge R Kizer
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine and Public Health, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY, USA
    Eur Heart J 24:1314-22. 2003
    ..To investigate the long-term prognostic significance of pre- and post-procedure troponin T (TnT) elevations in patients undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI)...