Kevin M Takakuwa

Summary

Affiliation: Thomas Jefferson University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The influence of race and gender on time to initial electrocardiogram for patients with chest pain
    Kevin M Takakuwa
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 13:867-72. 2006
  2. doi request reprint A time and imaging cost analysis of low-risk ED observation patients: a conservative 64-section computed tomography coronary angiography "triple rule-out" compared to nuclear stress test strategy
    Kevin M Takakuwa
    Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 29:187-95. 2011
  3. doi request reprint Aspirin administration in ED patients who presented with undifferentiated chest pain: age, race, and sex effects
    Kevin M Takakuwa
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA 19107 5004, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 28:318-24. 2010
  4. doi request reprint A method for improving arrival-to-electrocardiogram time in emergency department chest pain patients and the effect on door-to-balloon time for ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction
    Kevin M Takakuwa
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 16:921-7. 2009
  5. doi request reprint The usage patterns of cardiac bedside markers employing point-of-care testing for troponin in non-ST-segment elevation acute coronary syndrome: results from CRUSADE
    Kevin M Takakuwa
    Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19107, USA
    Clin Cardiol 32:498-505. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Radiation dose in a "triple rule-out" coronary CT angiography protocol of emergency department patients using 64-MDCT: the impact of ECG-based tube current modulation on age, sex, and body mass index
    Kevin M Takakuwa
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, 1020 Sansom St, Ste 239, Thompson Bldg, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 192:866-72. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Preferences for cardiac tests and procedures may partially explain sex but not race disparities
    Kevin M Takakuwa
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA 19107 5004, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 26:545-50. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Knowledge and attitudes of emergency department patients regarding radiation risk of CT: Effects of age, sex, race, education, insurance, body mass index, pain, and seriousness of illness
    Kevin M Takakuwa
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 195:1151-8. 2010
  9. doi request reprint A novel approach to reduce breast radiation exposure with coronary CTA: angled axial image acquisition
    Ethan J Halpern
    Department of Radiology, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, 132 South 10th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107 5244, USA
    Acad Radiol 16:951-6. 2009
  10. doi request reprint Comparison of image quality and arterial enhancement with a dedicated coronary CTA protocol versus a triple rule-out coronary CTA protocol
    Ethan J Halpern
    Department of Radiology, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, 132 South 10th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107 5244, USA
    Acad Radiol 16:1039-48. 2009

Detail Information

Publications16

  1. ncbi request reprint The influence of race and gender on time to initial electrocardiogram for patients with chest pain
    Kevin M Takakuwa
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 13:867-72. 2006
    ..To determine whether race or gender affected time to initial electrocardiogram (ECG) for patients who presented to an emergency department with chest pain...
  2. doi request reprint A time and imaging cost analysis of low-risk ED observation patients: a conservative 64-section computed tomography coronary angiography "triple rule-out" compared to nuclear stress test strategy
    Kevin M Takakuwa
    Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 29:187-95. 2011
    ..We compared a "triple rule-out" (TRO) 64-section multidetector computed tomography protocol with nuclear stress testing...
  3. doi request reprint Aspirin administration in ED patients who presented with undifferentiated chest pain: age, race, and sex effects
    Kevin M Takakuwa
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA 19107 5004, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 28:318-24. 2010
    ..The study aimed to determine whether aspirin therapy was differentially administered according to race, sex, or age in patients with undifferentiated chest pain who presented to an urban academic emergency department...
  4. doi request reprint A method for improving arrival-to-electrocardiogram time in emergency department chest pain patients and the effect on door-to-balloon time for ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction
    Kevin M Takakuwa
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 16:921-7. 2009
    ....
  5. doi request reprint The usage patterns of cardiac bedside markers employing point-of-care testing for troponin in non-ST-segment elevation acute coronary syndrome: results from CRUSADE
    Kevin M Takakuwa
    Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19107, USA
    Clin Cardiol 32:498-505. 2009
    ..We evaluated the use patterns of cardiac bedside markers or POC testing for troponin in patients with non-ST-segment elevation (NSTE) ACS...
  6. doi request reprint Radiation dose in a "triple rule-out" coronary CT angiography protocol of emergency department patients using 64-MDCT: the impact of ECG-based tube current modulation on age, sex, and body mass index
    Kevin M Takakuwa
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, 1020 Sansom St, Ste 239, Thompson Bldg, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 192:866-72. 2009
    ....
  7. doi request reprint Preferences for cardiac tests and procedures may partially explain sex but not race disparities
    Kevin M Takakuwa
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA 19107 5004, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 26:545-50. 2008
    ..There are known race and sex differences in emergent cardiac care. Many feel these differences reflect a bias from the physician. We hypothesized these differences may be the result of patient preferences...
  8. doi request reprint Knowledge and attitudes of emergency department patients regarding radiation risk of CT: Effects of age, sex, race, education, insurance, body mass index, pain, and seriousness of illness
    Kevin M Takakuwa
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 195:1151-8. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess knowledge and attitudes about radiation from CT among emergency department patients with symptoms prompting CT who were stratified on the basis of demographic variables, pain, and perceived illness...
  9. doi request reprint A novel approach to reduce breast radiation exposure with coronary CTA: angled axial image acquisition
    Ethan J Halpern
    Department of Radiology, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, 132 South 10th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107 5244, USA
    Acad Radiol 16:951-6. 2009
    ..To determine whether angled gantry acquisition might be used to image the heart with a shorter scan length and reduced breast exposure during coronary computed tomography angiography...
  10. doi request reprint Comparison of image quality and arterial enhancement with a dedicated coronary CTA protocol versus a triple rule-out coronary CTA protocol
    Ethan J Halpern
    Department of Radiology, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, 132 South 10th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107 5244, USA
    Acad Radiol 16:1039-48. 2009
    ..To compare the image quality of dedicated coronary computed tomography angiography (cCTA) to that of triple rule-out (TRO) CTA designed to evaluate the coronary arteries, thoracic aorta, and pulmonary arteries...
  11. doi request reprint Sex bias in cardiovascular testing: the contribution of patient preference
    Bryn E Mumma
    Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 57:551-560.e4. 2011
    ..Women with potential acute coronary syndromes are less likely to receive cardiac catheterization or revascularization than men. We hypothesize that this may be due to different diagnostic test preferences of female and male patients...
  12. doi request reprint A meta-analysis of 64-section coronary CT angiography findings for predicting 30-day major adverse cardiac events in patients presenting with symptoms suggestive of acute coronary syndrome
    Kevin M Takakuwa
    Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, 111 S 11th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    Acad Radiol 18:1522-8. 2011
    ..To determine the accuracy of 64-section coronary computed tomography angiography (CCTA) in predicting 30 day major adverse cardiac events (MACE) for patients presenting with symptoms concerning for acute coronary syndrome (ACS)...
  13. ncbi request reprint Strategies for dealing with emergency department overcrowding: a one-year study on how bedside registration affects patient throughput times
    Kevin M Takakuwa
    Thomas Jefferson University, Department of Emergency Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19107 5004, USA
    J Emerg Med 32:337-42. 2007
    ..It had no effect on emergent patients who are routinely taken into the patient care area immediately. The sustainable effects of bedside registration were during the morning time when emergency department beds were available...
  14. doi request reprint A national survey of academic emergency medicine leaders on the physician workforce and institutional workforce and aging policies
    Kevin M Takakuwa
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Acad Med 88:269-75. 2013
    ..To describe the policies, practices, and attitudes of academic emergency medicine (EM) leaders regarding workforce issues, shift work, and accommodating the academic and personal needs of aging physicians...
  15. doi request reprint Evaluation of a "triple rule-out" coronary CT angiography protocol: use of 64-Section CT in low-to-moderate risk emergency department patients suspected of having acute coronary syndrome
    Kevin M Takakuwa
    Department of Emergency Medicine and Radiology, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, 132 S 10th St, Philadelphia, PA 19107 5244, USA
    Radiology 248:438-46. 2008
    ....
  16. ncbi request reprint Sixty-four-slice multidetector computed tomography: the future of ED cardiac care
    Alexander T Limkakeng
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Chest Pain Center, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA 19107 5004, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 25:450-8. 2007
    ..In this article, we will highlight the technological advances of MDCT imaging, review the literature on coronary angiography via MDCT, and discuss the future of this technology as it relates to the ED...