Jeffrey Kuvin

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Affiliation: Tufts-New England Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint High-density lipoprotein cholesterol-raising strategies
    Jeffrey T Kuvin
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Tufts New England Medical Center, Tufts University School of Medicine Boston, Massachusettes 0211, USA
    J Cardiovasc Pharmacol 47:196-204. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Relation between high-density lipoprotein cholesterol and peripheral vasomotor function
    Jeffrey T Kuvin
    Department of Medicine Division of Cardiology, Tufts New England Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02111, USA
    Am J Cardiol 92:275-9. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint Assessment of peripheral vascular endothelial function in the ambulatory setting
    Jeffrey T Kuvin
    Department of Medicine Division of Cardiology, Tufts New England Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02111, USA
    Vasc Med 12:13-6. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Images in cardiovascular medicine. Primary lymphoma of the heart
    Jeffrey Kuvin
    Department of Medicine, Tufts New England Medical Center, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA
    Circulation 112:e5-6. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Comparison of flow-mediated dilatation of the brachial artery in coronary patients with low-density lipoprotein cholesterol levels <80 mg/dl versus patients with levels 80 to 100 mg/dl
    Jeffrey T Kuvin
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Tufts New England Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02111, USA
    Am J Cardiol 95:93-5. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Clinical utility of endothelial function testing: ready for prime time?
    Jeffrey T Kuvin
    Division of Cardiology, Tufts New England Medical Center, 750 Washington St, Box 315, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Circulation 107:3243-7. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint Assessment of peripheral vascular endothelial function with finger arterial pulse wave amplitude
    Jeffrey T Kuvin
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Tufts New England Medical Center Hospitals, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Am Heart J 146:168-74. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Effects of extended-release niacin on lipoprotein particle size, distribution, and inflammatory markers in patients with coronary artery disease
    Jeffrey T Kuvin
    The Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Tufts New England Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Cardiol 98:743-5. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Blood cyst of the mitral valve apparatus in a woman with a history of orthotopic liver transplantation
    Jeffrey Kuvin
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Tufts New England Medical Center, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 17:480-2. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Assessor-blinded study of the metabolic syndrome and surrogate markers of increased cardiovascular risk in children with moderate-to-severe psoriasis compared with age-matched population of children with warts
    Eva M Volf
    Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    J Drugs Dermatol 10:900-1. 2011

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  1. ncbi request reprint High-density lipoprotein cholesterol-raising strategies
    Jeffrey T Kuvin
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Tufts New England Medical Center, Tufts University School of Medicine Boston, Massachusettes 0211, USA
    J Cardiovasc Pharmacol 47:196-204. 2006
    ..Recent findings regarding the role of HDL-C in cholesterol metabolism offer new strategies designed to target atherosclerosis. This review highlights the utility of existing HDL-C-raising strategies and examines new potential therapies...
  2. ncbi request reprint Relation between high-density lipoprotein cholesterol and peripheral vasomotor function
    Jeffrey T Kuvin
    Department of Medicine Division of Cardiology, Tufts New England Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02111, USA
    Am J Cardiol 92:275-9. 2003
    ..These data suggest that impaired endothelial function associated with low HDL cholesterol may be an additional, previously unrecognized mechanism contributing to the increased risk of atherosclerosis in these patients...
  3. ncbi request reprint Assessment of peripheral vascular endothelial function in the ambulatory setting
    Jeffrey T Kuvin
    Department of Medicine Division of Cardiology, Tufts New England Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02111, USA
    Vasc Med 12:13-6. 2007
    ..In conclusion, these data suggest that peripheral vascular endothelial function testing is feasible in ambulatory patients, and this is an important next step in bringing this technology to clinical applicability...
  4. ncbi request reprint Images in cardiovascular medicine. Primary lymphoma of the heart
    Jeffrey Kuvin
    Department of Medicine, Tufts New England Medical Center, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA
    Circulation 112:e5-6. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Comparison of flow-mediated dilatation of the brachial artery in coronary patients with low-density lipoprotein cholesterol levels <80 mg/dl versus patients with levels 80 to 100 mg/dl
    Jeffrey T Kuvin
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Tufts New England Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02111, USA
    Am J Cardiol 95:93-5. 2005
    ..These data support recent reports that decreasing levels of LDL cholesterol below those currently recommended provides additional benefits and suggest that this benefit may be due in part to increased endothelial function...
  6. ncbi request reprint Clinical utility of endothelial function testing: ready for prime time?
    Jeffrey T Kuvin
    Division of Cardiology, Tufts New England Medical Center, 750 Washington St, Box 315, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Circulation 107:3243-7. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint Assessment of peripheral vascular endothelial function with finger arterial pulse wave amplitude
    Jeffrey T Kuvin
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Tufts New England Medical Center Hospitals, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Am Heart J 146:168-74. 2003
    ..We evaluated the relationship between changes in PWA of the finger and peripheral endothelial function...
  8. ncbi request reprint Effects of extended-release niacin on lipoprotein particle size, distribution, and inflammatory markers in patients with coronary artery disease
    Jeffrey T Kuvin
    The Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Tufts New England Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Cardiol 98:743-5. 2006
    ..The effect of altering lipoprotein particle distribution and inflammatory markers on surrogate markers of atherosclerosis and clinical cardiovascular events in this population remains unclear...
  9. ncbi request reprint Blood cyst of the mitral valve apparatus in a woman with a history of orthotopic liver transplantation
    Jeffrey Kuvin
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Tufts New England Medical Center, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 17:480-2. 2004
    ..This case report highlights the use of echocardiography in diagnosing intracardiac blood cysts...
  10. ncbi request reprint Assessor-blinded study of the metabolic syndrome and surrogate markers of increased cardiovascular risk in children with moderate-to-severe psoriasis compared with age-matched population of children with warts
    Eva M Volf
    Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    J Drugs Dermatol 10:900-1. 2011
    ..3 Here, we report the interim results of an ongoing study of MetS and CVD risk factors in pediatric psoriasis patients...
  11. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of peripheral vascular endothelial function with a portable ultrasound device
    Alawi A Alsheikh-Ali
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Tufts New England Medical Center Boston, Massachusetts 02111, USA
    Echocardiography 23:623-6. 2006
    ..These findings support the feasibility of noninvasive evaluation of peripheral endothelial function in the ambulatory setting...
  12. ncbi request reprint Diet and exercise: are they worth it in the era of advanced pharmacotherapy?
    Jeffrey T Kuvin
    J Cardiopulm Rehabil 26:294-6. 2006
  13. ncbi request reprint Extent to which accepted serum lipid goals are achieved in a contemporary general medical population with coronary heart disease risk equivalents
    Alawi A Alsheikh-Ali
    Division of Cardiology and Molecular Cardiology Research Institute, Tufts New England Medical Center and Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Cardiol 98:1231-3. 2006
    ..5% were taking fibrates and 8.2% niacin. In conclusion, the present analysis highlights the dramatic need to further improve preventive measures in a substantial proportion of high-risk patients with CHD risk equivalents...
  14. ncbi request reprint Vascular endothelial dysfunction is associated with reversible myocardial perfusion defects in the absence of obstructive coronary artery disease
    Prem Soman
    Division of Cardiology, Tufts New England Medical Center, Boston, Mass, USA
    J Nucl Cardiol 13:756-60. 2006
    ..Recent evidence suggests that coronary endothelial dysfunction might play a role in the pathogenesis of these defects...
  15. ncbi request reprint Association of estrogen receptor beta gene polymorphisms with left ventricular mass and wall thickness in women
    Inga Peter
    Biostatistics Research Center, Institute for Clinical Research and Health Policy Studies, Tufts New England Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02111, USA
    Am J Hypertens 18:1388-95. 2005
    ..Given sex-based differences in cardiac structure and remodeling, we hypothesized that variation in estrogen pathway genes might be associated with alteration of LV structure...
  16. ncbi request reprint Effect of soy protein from differently processed products on cardiovascular disease risk factors and vascular endothelial function in hypercholesterolemic subjects
    Nirupa R Matthan
    Cardiovascular Nutrition Laboratory, Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging, Tufts University, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 85:960-6. 2007
    ..The magnitude of the effect of soy protein on lipoprotein concentrations is variable. This discordance is likely attributable to the various forms of soy protein used and to unrecognized shifts in dietary fatty acid, cholesterol, and fiber...
  17. ncbi request reprint Gender-based differences in brachial artery flow-mediated vasodilation as an indicator of significant coronary artery disease
    Ayan R Patel
    The Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Tufts New England Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Cardiol 96:1223-6. 2005
    ..In studies using FMD to evaluate cardiovascular risk, different standards should be applied for women and men...
  18. ncbi request reprint Peripheral vascular endothelial function correlates with exercise capacity in women
    Ayan R Patel
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Tufts New England Medical Center, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Clin Cardiol 28:433-6. 2005
    ..These observations raise the possibility that the relationship between endothelial function and exercise capacity in women may differ from that in men...
  19. ncbi request reprint Postoperative cardiac tamponade in the modern surgical era
    Jeffrey T Kuvin
    Department of Medicine, Tufts New England Medical Center Hospitals, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts 02111, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 74:1148-53. 2002
    ..Our objective was to further analyze the population at risk for developing postoperative CT, identify potential perioperative and surgical risk factors, and evaluate the impact of CT on patient outcomes...
  20. ncbi request reprint Peripheral vascular endothelial function correlates with exercise capacity in cardiac transplant recipients
    Ayan R Patel
    Division of Cardiology Department of Medicine, Molecular Cardiology Research Institute, Tufts New England Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02111, USA
    Am J Cardiol 91:897-9. 2003
  21. ncbi request reprint Enhanced external counterpulsation improves endothelial function in patients with symptomatic coronary artery disease
    Piero O Bonetti
    Center for Coronary Physiology and Imaging and the Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory, Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic and Foundation, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 41:1761-8. 2003
    ..The goal of this study was to examine the effect of enhanced external counterpulsation (EECP) on endothelial function...
  22. ncbi request reprint The effects of LDL reduction and HDL augmentation on physiologic and inflammatory markers
    Jeffrey T Kuvin
    Department of Medicine, Tufts New England Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02111, USA
    Curr Opin Cardiol 18:295-300. 2003
    ..New therapeutic strategies are being designed to inhibit specific aspects of the inflammatory system that contribute to the initiation and progression of atherosclerosis...
  23. ncbi request reprint High-density lipoprotein cholesterol and coronary heart disease
    Christine E Young
    Department of Medicine Division of Cardiology, Tufts New England Medical Center, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Cardiol Rev 12:107-19. 2004
    ..This review highlights the role of HDL in coronary heart disease, from basic mechanisms of action to recent clinical trial results...
  24. ncbi request reprint A novel mechanism for the beneficial vascular effects of high-density lipoprotein cholesterol: enhanced vasorelaxation and increased endothelial nitric oxide synthase expression
    Jeffrey T Kuvin
    Department of Medicine, New England Medical Center Hospitals, Inc, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, Mass, USA
    Am Heart J 144:165-72. 2002
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the effect of increased HDL levels on endothelium-dependent vasodilation...
  25. ncbi request reprint Noninvasive identification of patients with early coronary atherosclerosis by assessment of digital reactive hyperemia
    Piero O Bonetti
    Center for Coronary Physiology and Imaging, Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 44:2137-41. 2004
    ..We investigated the value of reactive hyperemia peripheral arterial tonometry (RH-PAT) as a noninvasive tool to identify individuals with coronary microvascular endothelial dysfunction...
  26. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of low high-density lipoprotein cholesterol in patients with documented coronary heart disease or risk equivalent and controlled low-density lipoprotein cholesterol
    Alawi A Alsheikh-Ali
    Division of Cardiology and Molecular Cardiology Research Institute, Department of Medicine, Tufts New England Medical Center and Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Cardiol 100:1499-501. 2007
    ..In conclusion, in high-risk patients with CHD or CHD risk equivalents, low HDL cholesterol levels remain prevalent despite statin treatment and the achievement of aggressive LDL cholesterol goals...
  27. ncbi request reprint Present-day uses of niacin: effects on lipid and non-lipid parameters
    Sanjukta Sanyal
    Tufts New England Medical Center, Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Boston, Massachusetts 02111, USA
    Expert Opin Pharmacother 8:1711-7. 2007
    ..Niacin has the promise of being a powerful pharmacologic agent in the fight against atherosclerotic disease, although additional clinical studies are required to examine this further...
  28. ncbi request reprint High-density lipoprotein cholesterol in the cardiovascular equation: does the "good" still count?
    Alawi A Alsheikh-Ali
    Molecular Cardiology Research Institute, Division of Cardiology, Tufts New England Medical Center, Tufts University School of Medicine, 750 Washington Street, Box 80, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Atherosclerosis 180:217-23. 2005
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  29. ncbi request reprint Effect of short-term antibiotic treatment on Chlamydia pneumoniae and peripheral endothelial function
    Jeffrey T Kuvin
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Tufts New England Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Cardiol 91:732-5. 2003
  30. ncbi request reprint Uncorrected tetralogy of Fallot in an 86-year-old patient
    Alvaro Alonso
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Cardiovascular Imaging and Hemodynamic Laboratory, Tufts New England Medical Center, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Am J Geriatr Cardiol 16:38-41. 2007
    ..After a systematic literature search, the authors believe this case represents the oldest reported patient with the diagnosis of uncorrected tetralogy of Fallot and serves as an example of a well-balanced congenital shunt...
  31. ncbi request reprint Echocardiographic detection of intrapulmonary shunting in a patient with hepatopulmonary syndrome: case report and review of the literature
    Richard Pacca
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Tufts New England Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02111, USA
    Echocardiography 23:56-9. 2006
    ..This case report highlights the utility of echocardiography in diagnosing intrapulmonary shunts and assists in the understanding of the pathophysiology of hypoxemia in such patients...
  32. pmc Left ventricular remodelling index (LVRI) in various pathophysiological conditions: a real-time three-dimensional echocardiographic study
    Stefano De Castro
    Department of Cardiovascular, Respiratory and Morphological Sciences, La Sapienza University of Rome, Viale del Policlinico 155, 00161 Rome, Italy
    Heart 93:205-9. 2007
    ..Various studies have reported a close correlation between real-time three-dimensional echocardiography (RT3DE) and cine magnetic resonance imaging studies for the assessment of cardiac volumes and mass...
  33. ncbi request reprint Risk of adverse events with fibrates
    Alawi A Alsheikh-Ali
    Molecular Cardiology Research Institute, Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Tufts New England Medical Center and Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts 02111, USA
    Am J Cardiol 94:935-8. 2004
    ..This difference was especially noticeable in patients taking the combination of gemfibrozil and a statin, particularly cerivastatin...