Alan J Bank

Summary

Affiliation: St. Paul
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi Tissue Doppler imaging and left ventricular dyssynchrony in heart failure
    Alan J Bank
    Research Division, St Paul Heart Clinic, 255 North Smith Avenue, Ste 100, St Paul, MN 55102, USA
    J Card Fail 12:154-62. 2006
  2. doi Intramural dyssynchrony and response to cardiac resynchronization therapy in patients with and without previous right ventricular pacing
    Alan J Bank
    St Paul Heart Clinic, 225 N Smith Ave 400, St Paul, MN 55102, USA
    Eur J Heart Fail 12:1317-24. 2010
  3. doi Intramural dyssynchrony from acute right ventricular apical pacing in human subjects with normal left ventricular function
    Alan J Bank
    St Paul Heart Clinic, 225 N Smith Ave, Suite 400, St Paul, MN 55102, USA
    J Cardiovasc Transl Res 3:321-9. 2010
  4. doi Results of the Prospective Minnesota Study of ECHO/TDI in Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy (PROMISE-CRT) study
    Alan J Bank
    Minnesota Heart Failure Consortium, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    J Card Fail 15:401-9. 2009
  5. ncbi Effects of carvedilol versus metoprolol on endothelial function and oxidative stress in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus
    Alan J Bank
    Department of Research, St Paul Heart Clinic, St Paul, Minnesota, USA
    Am J Hypertens 20:777-83. 2007
  6. ncbi The effects of quinapril and atorvastatin on the responsiveness to sildenafil in men with erectile dysfunction
    Alan J Bank
    St Paul Heart Clinic, St Paul, MN 55102, USA
    Vasc Med 11:251-7. 2006
  7. ncbi Cardiac resynchronization therapy: role of patient selection
    Alan J Bank
    Department of Research, St Paul Heart Clinic, 255 North Smith Avenue, Suite 100, St Paul, MN 55102, USA
    Curr Cardiol Rep 8:336-42. 2006
  8. ncbi Rosiglitazone improves endothelial function and inflammation but not asymmetric dimethylarginine or oxidative stress in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus
    Aaron S Kelly
    Department of Research, St Paul Heart Clinic, St Paul, MN, USA
    Vasc Med 12:311-8. 2007
  9. ncbi Oxidative stress and adverse adipokine profile characterize the metabolic syndrome in children
    Aaron S Kelly
    Departments of Pediatrics, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    J Cardiometab Syndr 1:248-52. 2006
  10. doi Multi-plane mechanical dyssynchrony in cardiac resynchronization therapy
    Christopher L Kaufman
    Department of Research, St Paul Heart Clinic, St Paul, Minnesota 55102, USA
    Clin Cardiol 33:E31-8. 2010

Detail Information

Publications33

  1. ncbi Tissue Doppler imaging and left ventricular dyssynchrony in heart failure
    Alan J Bank
    Research Division, St Paul Heart Clinic, 255 North Smith Avenue, Ste 100, St Paul, MN 55102, USA
    J Card Fail 12:154-62. 2006
    ..However, recent data support the use of mechanical rather than electrical dyssynchrony as the major criterion for receiving CRT...
  2. doi Intramural dyssynchrony and response to cardiac resynchronization therapy in patients with and without previous right ventricular pacing
    Alan J Bank
    St Paul Heart Clinic, 225 N Smith Ave 400, St Paul, MN 55102, USA
    Eur J Heart Fail 12:1317-24. 2010
    ..We assessed whether HF patients paced from the right ventricle (RVp) adversely remodel and respond to cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT) in a similar way to HF patients without right ventricular pacing (nRVp)...
  3. doi Intramural dyssynchrony from acute right ventricular apical pacing in human subjects with normal left ventricular function
    Alan J Bank
    St Paul Heart Clinic, 225 N Smith Ave, Suite 400, St Paul, MN 55102, USA
    J Cardiovasc Transl Res 3:321-9. 2010
    ....
  4. doi Results of the Prospective Minnesota Study of ECHO/TDI in Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy (PROMISE-CRT) study
    Alan J Bank
    Minnesota Heart Failure Consortium, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    J Card Fail 15:401-9. 2009
    ....
  5. ncbi Effects of carvedilol versus metoprolol on endothelial function and oxidative stress in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus
    Alan J Bank
    Department of Research, St Paul Heart Clinic, St Paul, Minnesota, USA
    Am J Hypertens 20:777-83. 2007
    ..We sought to compare the effects of carvedilol and metoprolol tartrate on endothelial function and oxidative stress in a head-to-head trial...
  6. ncbi The effects of quinapril and atorvastatin on the responsiveness to sildenafil in men with erectile dysfunction
    Alan J Bank
    St Paul Heart Clinic, St Paul, MN 55102, USA
    Vasc Med 11:251-7. 2006
    ..In conclusion, treatment with quinapril, in combination with sildenafil, improved ED in men with suboptimal response to sildenafil alone. Atorvastatin demonstrated a trend toward improved ED in this group...
  7. ncbi Cardiac resynchronization therapy: role of patient selection
    Alan J Bank
    Department of Research, St Paul Heart Clinic, 255 North Smith Avenue, Suite 100, St Paul, MN 55102, USA
    Curr Cardiol Rep 8:336-42. 2006
    ....
  8. ncbi Rosiglitazone improves endothelial function and inflammation but not asymmetric dimethylarginine or oxidative stress in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus
    Aaron S Kelly
    Department of Research, St Paul Heart Clinic, St Paul, MN, USA
    Vasc Med 12:311-8. 2007
    ..078). In conclusion, compared with glyburide, rosiglitazone improves endothelial function and CRP in patients with T2DM. These improvements are not associated with reductions in ADMA or markers of oxidative stress...
  9. ncbi Oxidative stress and adverse adipokine profile characterize the metabolic syndrome in children
    Aaron S Kelly
    Departments of Pediatrics, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    J Cardiometab Syndr 1:248-52. 2006
    ..Overweight children with components of the metabolic syndrome may be at elevated risk for future cardiovascular disease...
  10. doi Multi-plane mechanical dyssynchrony in cardiac resynchronization therapy
    Christopher L Kaufman
    Department of Research, St Paul Heart Clinic, St Paul, Minnesota 55102, USA
    Clin Cardiol 33:E31-8. 2010
    ..The aims of this study were to assess the ability of several echo measures of dyssynchrony to predict CRT response and to characterize the global effect of CRT...
  11. pmc Effects of exenatide vs. metformin on endothelial function in obese patients with pre-diabetes: a randomized trial
    Aaron S Kelly
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Cardiovasc Diabetol 11:64. 2012
    ..We compared the acute and chronic effects of the GLP-1 receptor agonist exenatide vs. metformin on endothelial function in patients with obesity and pre-diabetes...
  12. doi Torsion and dyssynchrony differences between chronically paced and non-paced heart failure patients
    Kevin V Burns
    Department of Research, St Paul Heart Clinic, St Paul, MN 55102, USA
    J Card Fail 17:495-502. 2011
    ..Cardiac mechanics may differ between paced and nonpaced heart failure patients, and their optimal treatment may also differ...
  13. ncbi Comparison of B-mode and echo tracking methods of assessing flow-mediated dilation
    Aaron S Kelly
    University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55102, USA
    Ultrasound Med Biol 30:1447-9. 2004
    ..75 +/- 0.65 mm, 4.00 +/- 0.63 mm and 6.91 +/- 2.85%, respectively. Results, as displayed by Bland-Altman graphs, indicate a strong agreement between B-mode and echo tracking methods of assessing brachial artery diameter changes via FMD...
  14. doi Pacemaker optimization in nonresponders to cardiac resynchronization therapy: left ventricular pacing as an available option
    Ryan M Gage
    United Heart and Vascular Clinic, St Paul, Minnesota 55102, USA
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 35:685-94. 2012
    ..However, the chronic results of LV pacing in this group are less understood...
  15. doi Carvedilol-lisinopril combination therapy and endothelial function in obese individuals with hypertension
    Aaron S Kelly
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Minnesota Medical School, 420 Delaware Street SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 14:85-91. 2012
    ..Levels of oxidative stress were not significantly different between treatments, suggesting that other mechanisms may be responsible for the improvement in endothelial function...
  16. ncbi Effects of weight loss on insulin sensitivity and arterial stiffness in overweight adults
    Donald R Dengel
    School of Kinesiology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Metabolism 55:907-11. 2006
    ..In overweight adults, 6 months of weight loss resulted in improvements in body composition, insulin sensitivity, lipid profile, and brachial artery compliance and distensibility...
  17. doi Right ventricular pacing, mechanical dyssynchrony, and heart failure
    Alan J Bank
    United Heart and Vascular Clinic, 225 N Smith Ave 400, St Paul, MN 55102, USA
    J Cardiovasc Transl Res 5:219-31. 2012
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  18. doi Cardiac resynchronization therapy in the real world: comparison with the COMPANION study
    Alan J Bank
    St Paul Heart Clinic, St Paul, Minnesota, USA
    J Card Fail 18:153-8. 2012
    ..This study compared outcomes after CRT with defibrillator (CRT-D) in a large real-world private-practice cardiology setting with those in the COMPANION multicenter trial...
  19. ncbi The cardiovascular effects of the thiazolidinediones: a review of the clinical data
    Aaron S Kelly
    Laboratory of Preventive Vascular Medicine, Department of Research, St Paul Heart Clinic, St Paul, MN 55102, USA
    J Diabetes Complications 21:326-34. 2007
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  20. ncbi Inflammation, insulin, and endothelial function in overweight children and adolescents: the role of exercise
    Aaron S Kelly
    University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, and St Paul Heart Clinic, St Paul, Minnesota, USA
    J Pediatr 145:731-6. 2004
    ..To assess subclinical inflammation, fasting insulin, and endothelial function before and after exercise in overweight children and adolescents...
  21. doi Comparison of cardiac resynchronization therapy outcomes in patients with New York Heart Association functional class I/II versus III/IV heart failure
    Alan J Bank
    St Paul Heart Clinic and Allina Heart and Vascular Clinic, St Paul, Minnesota, USA
    J Card Fail 18:373-8. 2012
    ..Several randomized trials have shown that cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT) benefits New York Heart Association (NYHA) functional class I/II heart failure (HF) patients, but it is unknown if similar outcomes occur in the real-world...
  22. ncbi Erectile dysfunction is a marker for cardiovascular disease: results of the minority health institute expert advisory panel
    Kevin L Billups
    The EpiCenter for Sexual Health and Medicine, University of Minnesota School of Medicine, Minneapolis, USA
    J Sex Med 2:40-50; discussion 50-2. 2005
    ..The prevalence of cardiovascular disease is increasing worldwide, which underscores the urgency to improve methods of prevention and early detection...
  23. ncbi Acceptance criteria for reprocessed AcuNav catheters: comparison between functionality testing and clinical image assessment
    Alan J Bank
    Cardiovascular Division, University of Minnesota, St Paul Heart Clinic, St Paul, MN, USA
    Ultrasound Med Biol 35:507-14. 2009
    ..We conclude that reprocessed AcuNav catheters that pass functional tests are able to produce clinical images, 2-D and Doppler, which are equivalent to their new counterparts...
  24. ncbi Ultrafiltration versus usual care for hospitalized patients with heart failure: the Relief for Acutely Fluid-Overloaded Patients With Decompensated Congestive Heart Failure (RAPID-CHF) trial
    Bradley A Bart
    Minnesota Heart Failure Consortium, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 46:2043-6. 2005
    ..The purpose of this research was to assess the safety and efficacy of ultrafiltration (UF) in patients admitted with decompensated congestive heart failure (CHF)...
  25. ncbi Impaired brachial artery endothelium-dependent and -independent vasodilation in men with erectile dysfunction and no other clinical cardiovascular disease
    Daniel R Kaiser
    St Paul Heart Clinic, St Paul, Minnesota 55102, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 43:179-84. 2004
    ..The goal of this study was to determine whether patients with vascular erectile dysfunction (ED) and no other clinical cardiovascular disease have structural and functional abnormalities of other vascular beds...
  26. ncbi Role of nitric oxide deficiency and its detection as a risk factor in pre-hypertension
    Masood Gilani
    Cardiovascular Division, Department of Medicine, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA Current address Bay Pines VA Hospital, St Petersburg, Florida, USA
    J Am Soc Hypertens 1:45-55. 2007
    ..Reduction in small artery compliance was a sensitive marker for this induced endothelial dysfunction and may serve as a useful marker for pre-hypertensive patients at risk for cardiovascular morbid events...
  27. ncbi Myocardial creatine kinase expression after left ventricular assist device support
    Soon J Park
    Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota, 420 Delaware Street SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 39:1773-9. 2002
    ..We examined whether unloading of the left ventricle with a ventricular assist device (LVAD) can result in normalization of the creatine kinase (CK) abnormalities in the failing human heart...
  28. ncbi Efficacy and safety of sildenafil citrate in men with erectile dysfunction and chronic heart failure
    Stuart D Katz
    Department of Internal Cardiovascular Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06510, USA
    Am J Cardiol 95:36-42. 2005
    ..The incidence of events related to cardiovascular effects was low. Sildenafil is an effective and well-tolerated management of ED in men who have mild to moderate CHF...
  29. ncbi Advanced glycation end-product cross-link breakers. A novel approach to cardiovascular pathologies related to the aging process
    George L Bakris
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    Am J Hypertens 17:23S-30S. 2004
    ..Additional clinical studies to determine the utility of alagebrium in treating cardiovascular disorders associated with aging are in progress...
  30. ncbi Effects of cardiac resynchronization on disease progression in patients with left ventricular systolic dysfunction, an indication for an implantable cardioverter-defibrillator, and mildly symptomatic chronic heart failure
    William T Abraham
    Ohio State University Heart Center, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, 473 W 12th Ave, Room 110P DHLRI, Columbus, OH 43210 1252
    Circulation 110:2864-8. 2004
    ..The effects of cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT) in patients with mildly symptomatic heart failure have not been fully elucidated...
  31. ncbi Minimizing ventricular pacing to reduce atrial fibrillation in sinus-node disease
    Michael O Sweeney
    Cardiac Arrhythmia Service, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    N Engl J Med 357:1000-8. 2007
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  32. doi Sodium-hydrogen exchange inhibition by cariporide to reduce the risk of ischemic cardiac events in patients undergoing coronary artery bypass grafting: results of the EXPEDITION study
    Robert M Mentzer
    Wayne State University School of Medicine, 540 East Canfield, 1241 Scott Hall, Detroit, MI 48201, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 85:1261-70. 2008
    ..The premise was that inhibition of NHE-1 limits intracellcular Na accumulation and thereby limits Na/Ca-exchanger-mediated calcium overload to reduce infarct size...
  33. ncbi Fatigue and plaque rupture in myocardial infarction
    Antheunis Versluis
    Department of Oral Science, Minnesota Dental Research Center for Biomaterials and Biomechanics, University of Minnesota, 16 212 Moos Tower, 515 Delaware Street SE Minneapolis, 55455, USA
    J Biomech 39:339-47. 2006
    ....