Michael K Gould

Summary

Affiliation: Stanford University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Patients' perspectives on how idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis affects the quality of their lives
    Jeffrey J Swigris
    Division of Pulmonary Medicine, National Jewish Medical and Research Center, Denver, CO, USA
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 3:61. 2005
  2. pmc A clinical model to estimate the pretest probability of lung cancer in patients with solitary pulmonary nodules
    Michael K Gould
    Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System, 3801 Miranda Ave 111P, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA
    Chest 131:383-8. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of patients with pulmonary nodules: when is it lung cancer?: ACCP evidence-based clinical practice guidelines (2nd edition)
    Michael K Gould
    VA Palo Alto Health Care System, 3801 Miranda Ave 111P, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA
    Chest 132:108S-130S. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of alternative management strategies for patients with solitary pulmonary nodules
    Michael K Gould
    Pulmonary Section, Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System, 3801 Miranda Avenue, Palo Alto, California 94304, USA
    Ann Intern Med 138:724-35. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint Low-molecular-weight heparins compared with unfractionated heparin for treatment of acute deep venous thrombosis. A cost-effectiveness analysis
    M K Gould
    Pulmonary and Critical Care Section, Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System, California 94304, USA
    Ann Intern Med 130:789-99. 1999
  6. doi request reprint Timeliness of care in veterans with non-small cell lung cancer
    Michael K Gould
    Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System, 3801 Miranda Ave 111P, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA
    Chest 133:1167-73. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Accuracy of positron emission tomography for diagnosis of pulmonary nodules and mass lesions: a meta-analysis
    M K Gould
    Pulmonary Section 111P, VA Palo Alto Health Care System, 3801 Miranda Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA
    JAMA 285:914-24. 2001
  8. ncbi request reprint Low-molecular-weight heparins compared with unfractionated heparin for treatment of acute deep venous thrombosis. A meta-analysis of randomized, controlled trials
    M K Gould
    Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Section, Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System, California 94304, USA
    Ann Intern Med 130:800-9. 1999
  9. ncbi request reprint Test performance of positron emission tomography and computed tomography for mediastinal staging in patients with non-small-cell lung cancer: a meta-analysis
    Michael K Gould
    Pulmonary Section 111P, Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System, Palo Alto, California 94304, USA
    Ann Intern Med 139:879-92. 2003
  10. pmc Disparities in lung cancer staging with positron emission tomography in the Cancer Care Outcomes Research and Surveillance (CanCORS) study
    Michael K Gould
    VA Palo Alto Health Care System, Palo Alto, California, USA
    J Thorac Oncol 6:875-83. 2011

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Publications50

  1. pmc Patients' perspectives on how idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis affects the quality of their lives
    Jeffrey J Swigris
    Division of Pulmonary Medicine, National Jewish Medical and Research Center, Denver, CO, USA
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 3:61. 2005
    ..On a broader scale, to provide the best care for people with IPF, clinicians must appreciate--from patients' perspectives--how this disease affects various aspects of their lives...
  2. pmc A clinical model to estimate the pretest probability of lung cancer in patients with solitary pulmonary nodules
    Michael K Gould
    Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System, 3801 Miranda Ave 111P, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA
    Chest 131:383-8. 2007
    ..Estimating the clinical probability of malignancy in patients with a solitary pulmonary nodule (SPN) can facilitate the selection and interpretation of subsequent diagnostic tests...
  3. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of patients with pulmonary nodules: when is it lung cancer?: ACCP evidence-based clinical practice guidelines (2nd edition)
    Michael K Gould
    VA Palo Alto Health Care System, 3801 Miranda Ave 111P, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA
    Chest 132:108S-130S. 2007
    ..Identification of malignant nodules is important because they represent a potentially curable form of lung cancer...
  4. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of alternative management strategies for patients with solitary pulmonary nodules
    Michael K Gould
    Pulmonary Section, Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System, 3801 Miranda Avenue, Palo Alto, California 94304, USA
    Ann Intern Med 138:724-35. 2003
    ..Positron emission tomography (PET) with 18-fluorodeoxyglucose (FDG) is a potentially useful but expensive test to diagnose solitary pulmonary nodules...
  5. ncbi request reprint Low-molecular-weight heparins compared with unfractionated heparin for treatment of acute deep venous thrombosis. A cost-effectiveness analysis
    M K Gould
    Pulmonary and Critical Care Section, Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System, California 94304, USA
    Ann Intern Med 130:789-99. 1999
    ..Low-molecular-weight heparins are effective for treating venous thrombosis, but their cost-effectiveness has not been rigorously assessed...
  6. doi request reprint Timeliness of care in veterans with non-small cell lung cancer
    Michael K Gould
    Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System, 3801 Miranda Ave 111P, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA
    Chest 133:1167-73. 2008
    ..Timeliness is an important dimension of quality of care for patients with lung cancer...
  7. ncbi request reprint Accuracy of positron emission tomography for diagnosis of pulmonary nodules and mass lesions: a meta-analysis
    M K Gould
    Pulmonary Section 111P, VA Palo Alto Health Care System, 3801 Miranda Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA
    JAMA 285:914-24. 2001
    ..Focal pulmonary lesions are commonly encountered in clinical practice, and positron emission tomography (PET) with the glucose analog 18-fluorodeoxyglucose (FDG) may be an accurate test for identifying malignant lesions...
  8. ncbi request reprint Low-molecular-weight heparins compared with unfractionated heparin for treatment of acute deep venous thrombosis. A meta-analysis of randomized, controlled trials
    M K Gould
    Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Section, Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System, California 94304, USA
    Ann Intern Med 130:800-9. 1999
    ..Low-molecular-weight heparins may simplify the management of deep venous thrombosis. A critical clinical issue is whether this more convenient therapy is as safe and effective as treatment with unfractionated heparin...
  9. ncbi request reprint Test performance of positron emission tomography and computed tomography for mediastinal staging in patients with non-small-cell lung cancer: a meta-analysis
    Michael K Gould
    Pulmonary Section 111P, Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System, Palo Alto, California 94304, USA
    Ann Intern Med 139:879-92. 2003
    ....
  10. pmc Disparities in lung cancer staging with positron emission tomography in the Cancer Care Outcomes Research and Surveillance (CanCORS) study
    Michael K Gould
    VA Palo Alto Health Care System, Palo Alto, California, USA
    J Thorac Oncol 6:875-83. 2011
    ..Disparities in treatment exist for nonwhite and Hispanic patients with non-small cell lung cancer, but little is known about disparities in the use of staging tests or their underlying causes...
  11. ncbi request reprint The cost of positron emission tomography in six United States Veterans Affairs hospitals and two academic medical centers
    Magdalena Berger
    VA Palo Alto Health Care System, VA Cooperative Studies Program Coordinating Center, VA HSR and D Health Economics Resource Center, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 181:359-65. 2003
    ..A breakdown of the operational budget of PET centers and FDG-compounding facilities is presented along with the costs per scan. Differences in costs between sites that purchase FDG and those that manufacture FDG are also examined...
  12. doi request reprint Minimally invasive techniques for the diagnosis of peripheral pulmonary nodules
    Ganesh Krishna
    VA Palo Alto Healthcare System, Stanford University School of Medicine, California 94304, USA
    Curr Opin Pulm Med 14:282-6. 2008
    ..Evaluation and management of patients with pulmonary nodules continue to be a significant clinical challenge due to the possibility of malignancy...
  13. pmc Lung cancer incidence in never smokers
    Heather A Wakelee
    Division of Oncology, Department of Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, USA
    J Clin Oncol 25:472-8. 2007
    ..However, data on this topic, particularly lung cancer incidence rates in never smokers, are limited...
  14. doi request reprint Tuberculosis in liver transplant recipients: a systematic review and meta-analysis of individual patient data
    Jon Erik C Holty
    Center for Primary Care and Outcomes Research, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, USA
    Liver Transpl 15:894-906. 2009
    ..Liver Transpl 15:894-906, 2009. (c) 2009 AASLD...
  15. pmc Identification of early acute lung injury at initial evaluation in an acute care setting prior to the onset of respiratory failure
    Joseph E Levitt
    Stanford University, 300 Pasteur Drive, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    Chest 135:936-43. 2009
    ..To establish a definition of early ALI (EALI), we carried out a prospective cohort study to identify clinical predictors of progression to ALI...
  16. doi request reprint The pathogenetic and prognostic value of biologic markers in acute lung injury
    Joseph E Levitt
    Division of Pulmonary Critical Care, Stanford University, Stanford, California 94305, USA
    J Intensive Care Med 24:151-67. 2009
    ..This article provides a review of biologic markers in acute lung injury, with an emphasis on recent analysis of results from multicenter clinical trials...
  17. doi request reprint Catheter-directed therapy for the treatment of massive pulmonary embolism: systematic review and meta-analysis of modern techniques
    William T Kuo
    Division of Vascular and Interventional Radiology, Department of Radiology, Stanford University Medical Center, 300 Pasteur Dr, H 3630, Stanford, CA 94305 5642, USA
    J Vasc Interv Radiol 20:1431-40. 2009
    ..The authors used evidence-based methods to evaluate the safety and effectiveness of modern catheter-directed therapy (CDT) as an alternative treatment for massive PE...
  18. doi request reprint Positron emission tomography 18F-fluorodeoxyglucose uptake and prognosis in patients with surgically treated, stage I non-small cell lung cancer: a systematic review
    Viswam S Nair
    Divisions of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California 94305, USA
    J Thorac Oncol 4:1473-9. 2009
    ..We aimed to investigate the association between tumor FDG uptake and survival in patients with surgically resected, stage I NSCLC...
  19. doi request reprint PET scan 18F-fluorodeoxyglucose uptake and prognosis in patients with resected clinical stage IA non-small cell lung cancer
    Viswam S Nair
    Stanford University School of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, 300 Pasteur Dr, A283, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    Chest 137:1150-6. 2010
    ..Our objective was to examine the association between (18)F-fluorodeoxyglucose (FDG) uptake on PET scan and prognosis in patients with surgically treated, clinical stage IA non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC)...
  20. doi request reprint Length of stay predictions: improvements through the use of automated laboratory and comorbidity variables
    Vincent Liu
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    Med Care 48:739-44. 2010
    ..Most methods for risk-adjusting LOS are limited by the use of only administrative data. Recent studies suggest that adding automated clinical data to these models improves performance...
  21. pmc Variation in experts' beliefs about lung cancer growth, progression, and prognosis
    Ellen M Schultz
    Center for Primary Care and Outcomes Research PCOR, 117 Encina Commons, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    J Thorac Oncol 3:422-6. 2008
    ..Little is known about the natural history of malignant solitary pulmonary nodules (SPN). Experts' beliefs may help fill these knowledge gaps and explain variation in clinical practices...
  22. ncbi request reprint Clinical and demographic predictors of long-term disability in patients with relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis: a systematic review
    Annette Langer-Gould
    Department of Health Research and Policy, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    Arch Neurol 63:1686-91. 2006
    ..To identify clinical and demographic factors associated with long-term disability in patients with relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis...
  23. ncbi request reprint Health-related quality of life among patients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis
    Jeffrey J Swigris
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford, CA 94305 5236, USA
    Chest 127:284-94. 2005
    ....
  24. ncbi request reprint Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis: challenges and opportunities for the clinician and investigator
    Jeffrey J Swigris
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Stanford University, Medical Center, Stanford, CA 94305 5236, USA
    Chest 127:275-83. 2005
    ....
  25. ncbi request reprint Usefulness of positron emission tomography imaging in the management of lung cancer
    P S Sarinas
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, VA Palo Alto Health Care System, California, USA
    Curr Opin Pulm Med 5:201-7. 1999
    ..Positron emission tomography may also predict prognosis. This review discusses the uses of positron emission tomography, the current literature, and the clinical guidelines for positron emission tomography imaging...
  26. pmc Validation of two models to estimate the probability of malignancy in patients with solitary pulmonary nodules
    E M Schultz
    Stanford School of Medicine, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    Thorax 63:335-41. 2008
    ..Effective strategies for managing patients with solitary pulmonary nodules (SPN) depend critically on the pre-test probability of malignancy...
  27. pmc Accuracy of transbronchial needle aspiration for mediastinal staging of non-small cell lung cancer: a meta-analysis
    J E C Holty
    VA Palo Alto Health Care System, CA, USA
    Thorax 60:949-55. 2005
    ..The reported accuracy of transbronchial needle aspiration (TBNA) for mediastinal staging in non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) varies widely. We performed a meta-analysis to estimate the accuracy of TBNA for mediastinal staging in NSCLC...
  28. pmc Health-related quality of life in patients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis: a systematic review
    J J Swigris
    Stanford University Medical Center, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, MC5236, Room H3143, 300 Pasteur Drive, Stanford, CA 94305 5236, USA
    Thorax 60:588-94. 2005
    ..A systematic review was performed to evaluate critically the published literature and to examine what is known about health-related quality of life (HRQL) in patients with IPF...
  29. ncbi request reprint Meta-analysis: accuracy of quantitative ultrasound for identifying patients with osteoporosis
    Smita Nayak
    VA Palo Alto Health Care System, Palo Alto, California, USA
    Ann Intern Med 144:832-41. 2006
    ..However, there is no consensus regarding its accuracy for identifying patients with osteoporosis...
  30. ncbi request reprint Outcomes in critically ill patients before and after the implementation of an evidence-based nutritional management protocol
    Juliana Barr
    Department of Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA
    Chest 125:1446-57. 2004
    ..To determine whether the implementation of a nutritional management protocol in the ICU leads to the increased use of enteral nutrition, earlier feeding, and improved clinical outcomes in patients...
  31. doi request reprint Timeliness of care in patients with lung cancer: a systematic review
    J K Olsson
    VA Palo Alto Health Care System, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA
    Thorax 64:749-56. 2009
    ..Timeliness is an important dimension of health care quality. It is unclear whether timeliness improves clinical outcomes in patients with lung cancer...
  32. ncbi request reprint Lung cancer screening debate
    Michael K Gould
    Chest 123:653-4; author reply 654-5. 2003
  33. ncbi request reprint Variability in antibiotic prescribing patterns and outcomes in patients with clinically suspected ventilator-associated pneumonia
    Robert A Fowler
    Department of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, USA
    Chest 123:835-44. 2003
    ....
  34. ncbi request reprint Multidisciplinary management of lung cancer
    Michael K Gould
    N Engl J Med 350:2008-10; author reply 2008-10. 2004
  35. ncbi request reprint CT screening for lung cancer
    Michael K Gould
    N Engl J Med 356:743; author reply 746-7. 2007
  36. ncbi request reprint Utility of CT for predicting pulmonary hypertension in patients with parenchymal lung disease: similar results, different conclusion?
    Hubert Chen
    Chest 133:1053-4; author reply 1054. 2008
  37. ncbi request reprint A clinical prediction rule to estimate the probability of mediastinal metastasis in patients with non-small cell lung cancer
    Shirin Shafazand
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, Miami, Florida 33101, USA
    J Thorac Oncol 1:953-9. 2006
    ..Estimating the clinical probability of mediastinal metastasis in patients with non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) can facilitate the selection and interpretation of staging tests...
  38. ncbi request reprint Noninvasive staging of non-small cell lung cancer: ACCP evidenced-based clinical practice guidelines (2nd edition)
    Gerard A Silvestri
    Medical University of South Carolina, Department of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, 171 Ashley Ave, Room 812 CSB, Charleston, SC 29425 2220, USA
    Chest 132:178S-201S. 2007
    ..Several noninvasive imaging studies including chest CT scanning and positron emission tomography (PET) scanning are available. Understanding the test characteristics of these noninvasive staging studies is critical to decision making...
  39. ncbi request reprint Evidence for the treatment of patients with pulmonary nodules: when is it lung cancer?: ACCP evidence-based clinical practice guidelines (2nd edition)
    Momen M Wahidi
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Box 3683, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Chest 132:94S-107S. 2007
    ..The solitary pulmonary nodule (SPN) is a frequent incidental finding that may represent primary lung cancer or other malignant or benign lesions. The optimal management of the SPN remains unclear...
  40. ncbi request reprint Variability in the use of thromboprophylaxis and outcomes in critically ill medical patients
    Krista L Lentine
    Department of Medicine, Center for Outcomes Research and Division of Nephrology, Saint Louis University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63104, USA
    Am J Med 118:1373-80. 2005
    ..To describe practices for preventing venous thromboembolism in critically ill medical patients and to identify associations between prophylactic measures and survival...
  41. ncbi request reprint Asthma control, severity, and quality of life: quantifying the effect of uncontrolled disease
    Hubert Chen
    Department of Medicine, The University of California San Francisco, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 120:396-402. 2007
    ..Current practice guidelines emphasize the importance of attaining asthma control. We sought to quantify the degree of quality-of-life impairment associated with different levels of asthma control...
  42. ncbi request reprint Validity of standard gamble utilities as measured by transplant readiness in lung transplant candidates
    Lianne G Singer
    Department of Medicine, University Health Network, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Med Decis Making 23:435-40. 2003
    ..To evaluate the validity of standard gamble (SG) utilities, by comparing utilities with decision-making behavior in a group of lung transplant candidates facing a risky health decision...
  43. ncbi request reprint Poor choice of primary outcome in a clinical trial of pirfenidone in patients with IPF
    Joseph Levitt
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 172:1228-9; author reply 1229. 2005
  44. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of thrombolysis in submassive pulmonary embolism
    Daniella J Perlroth
    Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, Stanford University, Stanford, California, USA
    Arch Intern Med 167:74-80. 2007
    ..Thrombolytic therapy is controversial in patients with submassive pulmonary embolism...
  45. ncbi request reprint Initial evaluation of the patient with lung cancer: symptoms, signs, laboratory tests, and paraneoplastic syndromes: ACCP evidenced-based clinical practice guidelines (2nd edition)
    Stephen G Spiro
    Department of Respiratory Medicine, University College Hospital, Grafton Way, London WC1E 6AU, UK
    Chest 132:149S-160S. 2007
    ..This chapter of the guidelines is intended to provide an evidence-based assessment of the initial evaluation of patients recognized as having lung cancer and the recognition of paraneoplastic syndromes...
  46. ncbi request reprint Health-related quality of life in patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension
    Shirin Shafazand
    The George Washington University, Washington Hospital Center, Washington, DC, USA
    Chest 126:1452-9. 2004
    ..This study describes HRQOL in a cohort of patients with PAH...
  47. doi request reprint Effectiveness and cost effectiveness of thrombolysis in patients with acute pulmonary embolism
    Roham T Zamanian
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California, USA
    Curr Opin Pulm Med 14:422-6. 2008
    ..As prompt anticoagulation is the mainstay of therapy in patients with pulmonary embolism, the clinical utility and cost effectiveness of systemic thrombolysis is debated...
  48. ncbi request reprint Preventing venous thromboembolism in the intensive care unit: A no-brainer?
    Michael K Gould
    J Crit Care 20:304-5. 2005
  49. ncbi request reprint An official ATS statement: grading the quality of evidence and strength of recommendations in ATS guidelines and recommendations
    Holger J Schunemann
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 174:605-14. 2006
  50. ncbi request reprint Determinants of health utility in lung and heart-lung transplant recipients
    Lianne G Singer
    Department of Medicine, University Health Network, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    Am J Transplant 5:103-9. 2005
    ..Although BOS is a major determinant of utility following lung and heart-lung transplantation, other demographic and clinical factors are also associated with significant differences in this measure of HRQL...