Joseph S Alpert

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Affiliation: University of Arizona
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint A call for universal definitions in cardiovascular disease
    Joseph S Alpert
    Circulation 114:757-8. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Who will care for the frail elderly?
    Joseph S Alpert
    University of Arizona College of Medicine, Tucson, USA
    Am J Med 120:469-71. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Dear patient: association is not synonymous with causality
    Joseph S Alpert
    University of Arizona, College of Medicine, Tucson, USA
    Am J Med 120:649-50. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Universal definition of myocardial infarction
    Kristian Thygesen
    Department of Medicine and Cardiology, Aarhus University Hospital, Tage Hansens, Aarhus C, Denmark
    Eur Heart J 28:2525-38. 2007
  5. doi request reprint Dealing with ethical conflicts in clinical research
    Joseph S Alpert
    University of Arizona College of Medicine, AZ, USA
    Am J Med 121:457. 2008
  6. doi request reprint The universal definition of myocardial infarction: a consensus document: ischaemic heart disease
    Joseph S Alpert
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Arizona, 1501 North Campbell Avenue, Tucson, Arizona 85724, USA
    Heart 94:1335-41. 2008
  7. doi request reprint Implications of the universal definition of myocardial infarction
    Joseph S Alpert
    University of Arizona College of Medicine, Tucson, AZ 85724, USA
    Nat Clin Pract Cardiovasc Med 5:678-9. 2008
  8. doi request reprint 12 Guides to Health, Happiness, and Longevity (with Apologies to P.J. O'Rourke)
    Joseph S Alpert
    University of Arizona College of Medicine, Tucson, USA
    Am J Med 121:551-2. 2008
  9. doi request reprint Why internists need to be able to manage patients with myocardial infarction
    Joseph S Alpert
    University of Arizona College of Medicine, USA
    Am J Med 121:357. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Doctors and the drug industry: further thoughts for dealing with potential conflicts of interest?
    Joseph S Alpert
    University of Arizona, College of Medicine, Tucson, Arizona, USA
    Am J Med 121:253-5. 2008

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Publications69

  1. ncbi request reprint A call for universal definitions in cardiovascular disease
    Joseph S Alpert
    Circulation 114:757-8. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Who will care for the frail elderly?
    Joseph S Alpert
    University of Arizona College of Medicine, Tucson, USA
    Am J Med 120:469-71. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Dear patient: association is not synonymous with causality
    Joseph S Alpert
    University of Arizona, College of Medicine, Tucson, USA
    Am J Med 120:649-50. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Universal definition of myocardial infarction
    Kristian Thygesen
    Department of Medicine and Cardiology, Aarhus University Hospital, Tage Hansens, Aarhus C, Denmark
    Eur Heart J 28:2525-38. 2007
  5. doi request reprint Dealing with ethical conflicts in clinical research
    Joseph S Alpert
    University of Arizona College of Medicine, AZ, USA
    Am J Med 121:457. 2008
  6. doi request reprint The universal definition of myocardial infarction: a consensus document: ischaemic heart disease
    Joseph S Alpert
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Arizona, 1501 North Campbell Avenue, Tucson, Arizona 85724, USA
    Heart 94:1335-41. 2008
  7. doi request reprint Implications of the universal definition of myocardial infarction
    Joseph S Alpert
    University of Arizona College of Medicine, Tucson, AZ 85724, USA
    Nat Clin Pract Cardiovasc Med 5:678-9. 2008
    ..In the investigation reviewed in this commentary, Hochholzer et al. showed that acute and long-term postinfarction prognosis and mortality were adversely affected when patients met the newly revised criteria for acute MI...
  8. doi request reprint 12 Guides to Health, Happiness, and Longevity (with Apologies to P.J. O'Rourke)
    Joseph S Alpert
    University of Arizona College of Medicine, Tucson, USA
    Am J Med 121:551-2. 2008
  9. doi request reprint Why internists need to be able to manage patients with myocardial infarction
    Joseph S Alpert
    University of Arizona College of Medicine, USA
    Am J Med 121:357. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Doctors and the drug industry: further thoughts for dealing with potential conflicts of interest?
    Joseph S Alpert
    University of Arizona, College of Medicine, Tucson, Arizona, USA
    Am J Med 121:253-5. 2008
  11. ncbi request reprint Are stem cells and genetic therapies ready for "prime time"?
    Joseph S Alpert
    University of Arizona College of Medicine, Tucson, USA
    Am J Med 120:103-4. 2007
  12. doi request reprint Peripheral arterial disease--what do we need to know?
    Madhan Shanmugasundaram
    Sarver Heart Center, Section of Cardiology, University of Arizona College of Medicine, Tucson, Arizona 85724, USA
    Clin Cardiol 34:478-82. 2011
    ..This article reviews the diagnosis and management of PAD. © 2011 Wiley Periodicals, Inc. The authors have no funding, financial relationships, or conflicts of interest to disclose...
  13. ncbi request reprint Restenosis following percutaneous coronary arterial intervention: what should the clinician do in order to identify and treat this complication?
    Joseph S Alpert
    Department of Medicine, University of Arizona Health Sciences Center, 1501 N Campbell Avenue, PO Box 245035, Tucson, AZ 85724 5035, USA
    Curr Cardiol Rep 6:391-2. 2004
  14. ncbi request reprint The debate concerning detection of coronary calcification: who needs an electron beam computed tomography scan?
    Joseph S Alpert
    Department of Medicine, University of Arizona Health Sciences Center, 1501 N Campbell Avenue, PO Box 245035, Tucson, AZ 85724 5035, USA
    Curr Cardiol Rep 4:349-50. 2002
  15. ncbi request reprint Doctor, can I eat salmon?
    Joseph S Alpert
    Department of Medicine, University of Arizona Health Sciences Center, 1501 N Campbell Avenue, PO Box 245035, Tucson, AZ 85724 5035, USA
    Curr Cardiol Rep 7:79-80. 2005
  16. ncbi request reprint Atrial fibrillation: now one of the most common causes for hospitalization
    Joseph S Alpert
    Department of Medicine, University of Arizona Health Sciences Center, 1501 N Campbell Avenue, PO Box 245035, Tucson, AZ 85724 5035, USA
    Curr Cardiol Rep 7:149-50. 2005
  17. doi request reprint The patient with atrial fibrillation
    Julia Heisler Indik
    Sarver Heart Center, College of Medicine, University of Arizona, Tucson 85724, USA
    Am J Med 122:415-8. 2009
    ..There are many treatment options to consider, based upon the patient's expectations, symptoms, and comorbid conditions. Therefore, the treatment of atrial fibrillation must be individualized...
  18. ncbi request reprint Spontaneous coronary artery dissection: an uncommon but dangerous condition
    Joseph S Alpert
    Department of Medicine, University of Arizona Health Sciences Center, 1501 N Campbell Avenue, PO Box 245035, Tucson, AZ 85724 5035, USA
    Curr Cardiol Rep 6:233-4. 2004
  19. ncbi request reprint Thoughts on current guidelines for managing patients with acute coronary syndromes
    Joseph S Alpert
    Department of Medicine, University of Arizona Health Sciences Center, 1501 N Campbell Avenue, PO Box 245035, Tucson, AZ 85724 5035, USA
    Curr Cardiol Rep 4:81-4. 2002
  20. ncbi request reprint Doctor, what should I eat?
    Joseph S Alpert
    Department of Medicine, University of Arizona Health Sciences Center, 1501 N Campbell Avenue, PO Box 245035, Tucson, AZ 85724 5035, USA
    Curr Cardiol Rep 4:1-2. 2002
  21. ncbi request reprint Conflicts of interest: science, money, and health
    Joseph S Alpert
    Department of Medicine, University of Arizona Health Sciences Center, 1501 Campbell Ave, Tucson, AZ 85724, USA
    Arch Intern Med 162:635-7. 2002
  22. ncbi request reprint The role of infection in the genesis and complications of atherosclerosis
    Joseph S Alpert
    Department of Medicine, University of Arizona Health Sciences Center, 1501 N Campbell Avenue, PO Box 245035, Tucson, AZ 85724 5035, USA
    Curr Cardiol Rep 4:173-5. 2002
  23. ncbi request reprint Should we put angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors in the water supply?
    Joseph S Alpert
    Department of Medicine, University of Arizona Health Sciences Center, 1501 N Campbell Avenue, PO Box 245035, Tucson 85724 5035, USA
    Curr Cardiol Rep 4:249-50. 2002
  24. doi request reprint Dyslipidemia in the elderly: should it be treated?
    Madhan Shanmugasundaram
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Arizona College of Medicine, Tucson, Arizona 85724, USA
    Clin Cardiol 33:4-9. 2010
    ..In conclusion, despite the proven efficacy of lipid-lowering therapy in decreasing cardiovascular morbidity and mortality, these therapies have been underutilized in older patients...
  25. doi request reprint Acute coronary syndrome in the elderly
    Madhan Shanmugasundaram
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Arizona College of Medicine, 1501 N Campbell Ave, Tucson, AZ 85724, USA
    Clin Cardiol 32:608-13. 2009
    ..Elderly patients are likely to benefit the most from treatment of ACS, even though community practice still demonstrates less use of cardiac medications as an early-invasive approach among this population...
  26. ncbi request reprint Frailty, inflammation, and cardiovascular disease: evidence of a connection
    Huy M Phan
    Department of Medicine, Section of Geriatrics and Gerontology and Arizona Center on Aging, University of Arizona College of Medicine, Tucson, AZ 85719, USA
    Am J Geriatr Cardiol 17:101-7. 2008
    ..Thus, understanding the connection between frailty and cardiovascular disease may lead to development of new interventions that will prevent and reverse the associated morbidity and mortality...
  27. ncbi request reprint Current realities and potential new pathways for cardiology training
    Joseph S Alpert
    Department of Medicine, University of Arizona Health Sciences Center, 1501 N Campbell Avenue, PO Box 245035, Tucson, AZ 85724 5035, USA
    Curr Cardiol Rep 7:77-8. 2005
  28. ncbi request reprint Diagnosis of myocardial injury by biochemical markers: problems and promises
    Beth R Malasky
    Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine Robert S and Irene P Flinn Professor of Medicine and Chair, Department of Medicine University of Arizona Health Sciences Center, Tucson, Arizona 85724 5037, USA
    Cardiol Rev 10:306-17. 2002
    ..This article comprehensively reviews the evolution of biochemical markers for the diagnosis of acute myocardial infarction, addressing their promise for improving delivery of care and outcomes and their technical and diagnostic pitfalls...
  29. ncbi request reprint A universal language of the heart
    Joseph S Alpert
    University of Arizona College of Medicine, Tucson, USA
    Am J Med 119:539-40. 2006
  30. ncbi request reprint Ethical precepts for cardiologists
    Joseph S Alpert
    Department of Medicine, University of Arizona Health Sciences Center, 1501 N Campbell Avenue, PO Box 245035, Tucson, AZ 85724 5035, USA
    Curr Cardiol Rep 7:1-2. 2005
  31. ncbi request reprint Where do we go from here? Relations between the medical profession and the pharmaceutical industry
    Joseph S Alpert
    Department of Medicine, University of Arizona Health Sciences Center, 1501 N Campbell Avenue, PO Box 245035, Tucson, AZ 85724 5035, USA
    Curr Cardiol Rep 5:169-70. 2003
  32. ncbi request reprint Rapid disappearance of an endothelial ulceration in the left main coronary artery
    Ismail A H Bokhari
    Kingman Regional Medical Center, Kingman, AZ, USA
    Cardiology 107:190-2. 2007
    ..After 48 h of aggressive medical therapy including a 2b3a glycoprotein blocking agent, repeat angiography demonstrated resolution of the ulcerated plaque. The process of atherosclerotic plaque rupture is of dynamic nature...
  33. ncbi request reprint Probable acute coronary syndrome secondary to fat embolism
    S Ismail Bokhari
    Kingman Regional Medical Center, Kingman, AZ, USA
    Cardiol Rev 11:156-9. 2003
  34. ncbi request reprint Spontaneous coronary artery dissection: report of two cases and a 50-year review of the literature
    Raghunandan Kamineni
    Sarver Heart Center, 1501 N Campbell Avenue, University of Arizona Health Sciences Center, Tucson, Arizona 85724, USA
    Cardiol Rev 10:279-84. 2002
    ..We report two cases of SCAD successfully identified and treated with coronary stenting as well as a comprehensive review of cases of SCAD published since 1952...
  35. ncbi request reprint Nanette K. Wenger: a woman's life in cardiology
    Joseph S Alpert
    Department of Medicine, University of Arizona Health Sciences Center, Tucson, USA
    Clin Cardiol 27:114-5. 2004
  36. ncbi request reprint [Universal definition of the myocardial infarction]
    Kristian Thygesen
    Department of Medicine and Cardiology, Aarhus University Hospital, Dania
    Kardiol Pol 66:47-62. 2008
  37. ncbi request reprint What diet should we recommend to patients?
    Joseph S Alpert
    Am J Med 119:715-6. 2006
  38. ncbi request reprint Universal definition of myocardial infarction
    Kristian Thygesen
    Department of Medicine and Cardiology, Aarhus University Hospital, Tage Hansens, Gade 2, DK 8000 Aarhus C, Denmark
    J Am Coll Cardiol 50:2173-95. 2007
  39. ncbi request reprint A new global definition of myocardial infarction for the 21st century
    Joseph S Alpert
    Pol Arch Med Wewn 117:485-6. 2007
  40. ncbi request reprint Will the real myocardial infarction please stand up?
    Joseph S Alpert
    Clin Chem 52:795-6. 2006
  41. ncbi request reprint ACC/AHA guidelines for the management of patients with ST-elevation myocardial infarction--executive summary: a report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Task Force on Practice Guidelines (Writing Committee to Revise the 1999
    Elliott M Antman
    Circulation 110:588-636. 2004
  42. ncbi request reprint ACC/AHA 2002 guideline update for the management of patients with chronic stable angina--summary article: a report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Task Force on Practice Guidelines (Committee on the Management of Patients
    Raymond J Gibbons
    Circulation 107:149-58. 2003
  43. ncbi request reprint Task force 1: The ACCF and AHA codes of conduct in human subjects research
    Joseph S Alpert
    J Am Coll Cardiol 44:1724-8. 2004
  44. ncbi request reprint Defining myocardial infarction: "will the real myocardial infarction please stand up?"
    Joseph S Alpert
    Am Heart J 146:377-9. 2003
  45. ncbi request reprint ACC/AHA 2002 guideline update for the management of patients with unstable angina and non-ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction--summary article: a report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association task force on practice guideli
    Eugene Braunwald
    J Am Coll Cardiol 40:1366-74. 2002
  46. ncbi request reprint Doctors and the drug industry: how can we handle potential conflicts of interest?
    Joseph S Alpert
    Am J Med 118:99-100. 2005
  47. ncbi request reprint Practicing medicine in Plato's Cave
    Joseph S Alpert
    Am J Med 119:455-6. 2006
  48. ncbi request reprint ACC/AHA guideline update for the management of patients with unstable angina and non-ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction--2002: summary article: a report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Task Force on Practice Guidel
    Eugene Braunwald
    Circulation 106:1893-900. 2002
  49. ncbi request reprint ACC/AHA 2002 guideline update for exercise testing: summary article: a report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Task Force on Practice Guidelines (Committee to Update the 1997 Exercise Testing Guidelines)
    Raymond J Gibbons
    Circulation 106:1883-92. 2002
  50. ncbi request reprint Obesity: a complex public health challenge
    Joseph S Alpert
    Am J Med 118:935. 2005
  51. ncbi request reprint Sunset and sunrise
    Joseph S Alpert
    Am J Med 118:1. 2005
  52. ncbi request reprint ACC/AHA guideline update for perioperative cardiovascular evaluation for noncardiac surgery---executive summary a report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Task Force on Practice Guidelines (Committee to Update the 1996 Guide
    Kim A Eagle
    Circulation 105:1257-67. 2002
  53. ncbi request reprint ACC/AHA/ESC guidelines for the management of patients with supraventricular arrhythmias--executive summary: a report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Task Force on Practice Guidelines and the European Society of Cardiology
    Carina Blomstrom-Lundqvist
    Circulation 108:1871-909. 2003
  54. ncbi request reprint ACC/AHA guideline update for perioperative cardiovascular evaluation for noncardiac surgery--executive summary: a report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Task Force on Practice Guidelines (Committee to Update the 1996 Guide
    Kim A Eagle
    J Am Coll Cardiol 39:542-53. 2002
  55. doi request reprint A plethora of prognostic pearls
    Joseph S Alpert
    Circulation 118:1312-3. 2008
  56. ncbi request reprint Coronary risk evaluation in patients with transient ischemic attack and ischemic stroke: a scientific statement for healthcare professionals from the Stroke Council and the Council on Clinical Cardiology of the American Heart Association/American Stroke A
    Robert J Adams
    Circulation 108:1278-90. 2003
  57. ncbi request reprint Diabetes mellitus and the risk for cardiovascular disease
    Joseph S Alpert
    Curr Cardiol Rep 5:337. 2003
  58. ncbi request reprint ACC/AHA/ASNC guidelines for the clinical use of cardiac radionuclide imaging--executive summary: a report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Task Force on Practice Guidelines (ACC/AHA/ASNC Committee to Revise the 1995 Guideli
    Francis J Klocke
    Circulation 108:1404-18. 2003
  59. ncbi request reprint Do selective cyclo-oxygenase-2 nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agents increase the risk for acute myocardial infarction?
    Joseph S Alpert
    Curr Cardiol Rep 5:415-6. 2003
  60. ncbi request reprint ACC/AHA/ESC guidelines for the management of patients with supraventricular arrhythmias--executive summary. a report of the American college of cardiology/American heart association task force on practice guidelines and the European society of cardiology
    Carina Blomstrom-Lundqvist
    J Am Coll Cardiol 42:1493-531. 2003
  61. ncbi request reprint Online buyers beware: a warning for physicians and patients
    Joseph S Alpert
    Am J Med 119:623. 2006
  62. ncbi request reprint A 25-year perspective into the changing landscape of patients hospitalized with acute myocardial infarction (the Worcester Heart Attack Study)
    Robert J Goldberg
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts 01655, USA
    Am J Cardiol 94:1373-8. 2004
    ..Given the magnitude of AMI and evolving approaches to manage it, continued monitoring of these trends remains of considerable clinical and public health importance...
  63. ncbi request reprint Acute coronary syndromes: initial evaluation and risk stratification
    Raghunandan Kamineni
    University of Arizona Health Science Center, Tucson 85724 5035, USA
    Prog Cardiovasc Dis 46:379-92. 2004
    ..Critical pathways derived from the ACC/AHA guidelines for various presentations of ACS are also reviewed...
  64. ncbi request reprint Peer review: the best of the blemished?
    Joseph S Alpert
    Am J Med 120:287-8. 2007
  65. ncbi request reprint ACC/AHA Guideline Update for Perioperative Cardiovascular Evaluation for Noncardiac Surgery--Executive Summary. A report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Task Force on Practice Guidelines (Committee to Update the 1996 Guide
    Kim A Eagle
    Anesth Analg 94:1052-64. 2002
  66. ncbi request reprint ACC/AHA 2004 guideline update for coronary artery bypass graft surgery: summary article. A report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Task Force on Practice Guidelines (Committee to Update the 1999 Guidelines for Coronary Arte
    Kim A Eagle
    J Am Coll Cardiol 44:e213-310. 2004
  67. doi request reprint Lab tests don't make diagnoses, doctors do
    Joseph S Alpert
    Am J Med 121:87-8. 2008
  68. ncbi request reprint Back to the future: what kind of doctor is best for patients with heart disease?
    Joseph S Alpert
    Cardiol Rev 11:109-10. 2003
  69. ncbi request reprint An in-flight reflection on safety and quality
    Joseph S Alpert
    Am J Med 118:1311. 2005