G P Aurigemma

Summary

Affiliation: University of Massachusetts Medical School
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Lack of relationship between Doppler indices of diastolic function and left ventricular pressure transients in patients with definite diastolic heart failure
    Gerard P Aurigemma
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Mass 01655, USA
    Am Heart J 148:E12. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Clinical practice. Diastolic heart failure
    Gerard P Aurigemma
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    N Engl J Med 351:1097-105. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Contractile behavior of the left ventricle in diastolic heart failure: with emphasis on regional systolic function
    Gerard P Aurigemma
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    Circulation 113:296-304. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Myocardial function and geometry in hypertensive subjects with low levels of afterload
    Gerard P Aurigemma
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical Center, Worcester, Mass 01655, USA
    Am Heart J 143:546-51. 2002
  5. ncbi request reprint Echocardiography and reversible left ventricular dysfunction
    Gerard P Aurigemma
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Mass, USA
    Am J Med 119:18-21. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Predictive value of systolic and diastolic function for incident congestive heart failure in the elderly: the cardiovascular health study
    G P Aurigemma
    Department of Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worceter 01655, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 37:1042-8. 2001
  7. ncbi request reprint Ventricular and myocardial function following treatment of hypertension
    G P Aurigemma
    Division of Cardiology, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, USA
    Am J Cardiol 87:732-6. 2001
  8. ncbi request reprint Left ventricular mass regression in the LIFE study: effect of previous antihypertensive treatment
    Gerard P Aurigemma
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Hypertens 16:180-6. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of extent of shortening versus velocity of shortening at the endocardium and midwall in hypertensive heart disease
    G P Aurigemma
    Department of Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical Center, Worcester 01655, USA
    Am J Cardiol 83:792-4, A10. 1999
  10. ncbi request reprint Phase III multicenter trial comparing the efficacy of 2% dodecafluoropentane emulsion (EchoGen) and sonicated 5% human albumin (Albunex) as ultrasound contrast agents in patients with suboptimal echocardiograms
    P A Grayburn
    Division of Cardiology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas 75216 9047, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 32:230-6. 1998

Detail Information

Publications37

  1. ncbi request reprint Lack of relationship between Doppler indices of diastolic function and left ventricular pressure transients in patients with definite diastolic heart failure
    Gerard P Aurigemma
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Mass 01655, USA
    Am Heart J 148:E12. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare invasive with noninvasive indices of diastolic function in a well-defined group of patients with diastolic dysfunction and a history of diastolic heart failure...
  2. ncbi request reprint Clinical practice. Diastolic heart failure
    Gerard P Aurigemma
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    N Engl J Med 351:1097-105. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Contractile behavior of the left ventricle in diastolic heart failure: with emphasis on regional systolic function
    Gerard P Aurigemma
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    Circulation 113:296-304. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Myocardial function and geometry in hypertensive subjects with low levels of afterload
    Gerard P Aurigemma
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical Center, Worcester, Mass 01655, USA
    Am Heart J 143:546-51. 2002
    ..It has been hypothesized that the level of end-systolic wall stress (sigma(m)) is a feedback signal that regulates the level of hypertrophy. Thus, low levels of sigma(m) may signify inappropriate hypertrophy...
  5. ncbi request reprint Echocardiography and reversible left ventricular dysfunction
    Gerard P Aurigemma
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Mass, USA
    Am J Med 119:18-21. 2006
    ..This article reviews clinical aspects of the syndrome, its recognition by echocardiography, and will review other disorders whose recognition is due primarily to the availability of echocardiography...
  6. ncbi request reprint Predictive value of systolic and diastolic function for incident congestive heart failure in the elderly: the cardiovascular health study
    G P Aurigemma
    Department of Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worceter 01655, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 37:1042-8. 2001
    ..We sought to assess the ability of echocardiographic indices of systolic and diastolic function to predict incident congestive heart failure (CHF)...
  7. ncbi request reprint Ventricular and myocardial function following treatment of hypertension
    G P Aurigemma
    Division of Cardiology, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, USA
    Am J Cardiol 87:732-6. 2001
    ..Improvement in midwall shortening is more closely related to normalization of LV geometry than to reduction in LV mass...
  8. ncbi request reprint Left ventricular mass regression in the LIFE study: effect of previous antihypertensive treatment
    Gerard P Aurigemma
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Hypertens 16:180-6. 2003
    ..Accordingly, our aim was to study the relationship between prior treatment and both baseline and 1-year echocardiographic LV mass in subjects enrolled in the Losartan Intervention For Endpoint reduction (LIFE) study...
  9. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of extent of shortening versus velocity of shortening at the endocardium and midwall in hypertensive heart disease
    G P Aurigemma
    Department of Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical Center, Worcester 01655, USA
    Am J Cardiol 83:792-4, A10. 1999
    ..Velocity parameters did not provide incremental information beyond that obtained by extent of shortening parameters...
  10. ncbi request reprint Phase III multicenter trial comparing the efficacy of 2% dodecafluoropentane emulsion (EchoGen) and sonicated 5% human albumin (Albunex) as ultrasound contrast agents in patients with suboptimal echocardiograms
    P A Grayburn
    Division of Cardiology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas 75216 9047, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 32:230-6. 1998
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  11. ncbi request reprint Influence of age on assessment of diastolic function by Doppler tissue imaging
    Dennis A Tighe
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts 01655, USA
    Am J Cardiol 91:254-7. 2003
  12. ncbi request reprint Catheterization-Doppler discrepancies in nonsimultaneous evaluations of aortic stenosis
    Payam Aghassi
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts 01655, USA
    Echocardiography 22:367-73. 2005
    ..Aortic root diameter, relative wall thickness, heart rate, heart rhythm, cardiac output, presence or severity of coronary artery disease, and time interval between studies were not predictors of discrepant results...
  13. ncbi request reprint Prognosis in diastolic heart failure
    Kristen M Franklin
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    Prog Cardiovasc Dis 47:333-9. 2005
    ..This article reviews the current state of knowledge regarding the prognosis of patient populations with diastolic dysfunction and diastolic heart failure...
  14. ncbi request reprint Analysis of left ventricular systolic function using midwall mechanics in patients >60 years of age with hypertensive heart disease and heart failure
    Craig S Vinch
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Cardiol 96:1299-303. 2005
    ..In conclusion, almost 1/3 of patients hospitalized with diastolic HF had systolic dysfunction, characterized by abnormal midwall stress-shortening relations...
  15. ncbi request reprint Left atrial volume, geometry, and function in systolic and diastolic heart failure of persons > or =65 years of age (the cardiovascular health study)
    John S Gottdiener
    Division of Cardiology, University of Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Am J Cardiol 97:83-9. 2006
    ..LA size is associated with the new development of HF. These findings highlight the important role of the left atrium in HF, with or without a decreased ejection fraction...
  16. ncbi request reprint Costs for heart failure with normal vs reduced ejection fraction
    Lawrence Liao
    Duke Clinical Research Institute, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Arch Intern Med 166:112-8. 2006
    ..However, there are few data regarding the costs of HF with normal EF. In a prospective, population-based cohort of elderly participants, we compared the costs and resource use of patients with HF and normal and reduced EF...
  17. ncbi request reprint Heart failure in pressure overload hypertrophy. The relative roles of ventricular remodeling and myocardial dysfunction
    Gavin R Norton
    Laboratory of Cardiovascular Pathophysiology, Department of Physiology, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
    J Am Coll Cardiol 39:664-71. 2002
    ..We sought to explore the relative contributions of ventricular remodeling and myocardial dysfunction to heart failure in pressure overload hypertrophy (POH)...
  18. ncbi request reprint Effect of angiotensin receptor blockade and antihypertensive drugs on diastolic function in patients with hypertension and diastolic dysfunction: a randomised trial
    Scott D Solomon
    Cardiovascular Division, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Lancet 369:2079-87. 2007
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  19. ncbi request reprint Direct ultrasound measurement of longitudinal, circumferential, and radial strain using 2-dimensional strain imaging in normal adults
    Heather M Hurlburt
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts 01606, USA
    Echocardiography 24:723-31. 2007
    ....
  20. ncbi request reprint Influence of image quality on the accuracy of real time three-dimensional echocardiography to measure left ventricular volumes in unselected patients: a comparison with gated-SPECT imaging
    Dennis A Tighe
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    Echocardiography 24:1073-80. 2007
    ..Patient selection, often restricted to those with ideal image quality, and timing of studies in relation to reference methods may limit clinical applicability of cardiac volumes derived from 3D echocardiography...
  21. ncbi request reprint Left ventricular systolic performance, function, and contractility in patients with diastolic heart failure
    Catalin F Baicu
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina and RHJ Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Circulation 111:2306-12. 2005
    ..Whether and to what extent these abnormalities in diastolic function occur in association with abnormalities in LV systolic performance, function, and contractility has not been investigated thoroughly...
  22. ncbi request reprint Asymptomatic valvular disease: who benefits from surgery?
    Naomi F Botkin
    Division of Cardiology, Room S3 860, UMass Memorial Medical Center, 55 Lake Ave North, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    Curr Cardiol Rep 7:87-93. 2005
    ..Asymptomatic patients with aortic regurgitation and mitral regurgitation should undergo surgery if they have systolic dysfunction or marked ventricular enlargement...
  23. doi request reprint Usefulness of the pulmonary arterial systolic pressure to predict pulmonary arterial wedge pressure in patients with normal left ventricular systolic function
    Joseph L Bouchard
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Cardiol 101:1673-6. 2008
    ..63) and improved when patients with liver or pulmonary disease were excluded (r = 0.83). In conclusion, PASP strongly correlated with PAWP, and this principle can be exploited to rapidly detect patients with low or high PAWP...
  24. ncbi request reprint Usefulness of clinical variables, echocardiography, and levels of brain natriuretic peptide and norepinephrine to distinguish systolic and diastolic causes of acute heart failure
    Craig S Vinch
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, The University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts 01655, USA
    Am J Cardiol 91:1140-3. 2003
  25. ncbi request reprint ACC/AHA/ASE 2003 guideline update for the clinical application of echocardiography: summary article: a report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Task Force on Practice Guidelines (ACC/AHA/ASE Committee to Update the 1997 Guid
    Melvin D Cheitlin
    Circulation 108:1146-62. 2003
  26. ncbi request reprint A syndrome of transient left ventricular apical wall motion abnormality in the absence of coronary disease: a perspective from the United States
    Paula S Seth
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, 55 Lake Avenue North, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    Cardiology 100:61-6. 2003
    ....
  27. ncbi request reprint Outcome of congestive heart failure in elderly persons: influence of left ventricular systolic function. The Cardiovascular Health Study
    John S Gottdiener
    St Francis Hospital, Roslyn, New York Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Ann Intern Med 137:631-9. 2002
    ..Most persons with congestive heart failure are elderly, and many elderly persons with congestive heart failure have normal left ventricular systolic function...
  28. ncbi request reprint Relation of impaired left ventricular filling to systolic midwall mechanics in hypertensive patients with normal left ventricular systolic chamber function: the Losartan Intervention for Endpoint Reduction in Hypertension (LIFE) study
    Kristian Wachtell
    Department of Medicine, Copenhagen County University Hospital, Glostrup, Denmark
    Am Heart J 148:538-44. 2004
    ..LV systolic midwall shortening (MWS) may be impaired in hypertensive patients with normal LV ejection fraction. However, it is unclear whether impaired LV filling is related to depressed systolic midwall mechanics...
  29. ncbi request reprint Change in systolic left ventricular performance after 3 years of antihypertensive treatment: the Losartan Intervention for Endpoint (LIFE) Study
    Kristian Wachtell
    Copenhagen County University Hospital, Glostrup, Denmark
    Circulation 106:227-32. 2002
    ..We have shown that hypertensive patients with left ventricular (LV) hypertrophy have decreased LV midwall mechanics, but the effect of antihypertensive therapy remains unclear...
  30. ncbi request reprint ACC/AHA/ASE 2003 Guideline Update for the Clinical Application of Echocardiography: summary article. A report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Task Force on Practice Guidelines (ACC/AHA/ASE Committee to Update the 1997 Guid
    Melvin D Cheitlin
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 16:1091-110. 2003
  31. ncbi request reprint Paradoxical changes in brain natriuretic peptide levels and loading conditions after intravenous conscious sedation
    Craig S Vinch
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 17:1191-6. 2004
    ..We hypothesized that lower filling pressure and wall stress associated with intravenous conscious sedation (IVCS) would lead to lower BNP levels...
  32. ncbi request reprint Heart failure in the "oldest old": clinical and echocardiographic insights
    Joseph L Bouchard
    Department of Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    Am J Geriatr Cardiol 16:236-42. 2007
    ..Approximately three-fourths of the oldest patients were women, and two-thirds of women had a left ventricular ejection fraction >or=50%...
  33. ncbi request reprint ACC/AHA/ASE 2003 guideline update for the clinical application of echocardiography--summary article: a report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Task Force on Practice Guidelines (ACC/AHA/ASE Committee to Update the 1997 Guid
    Melvin D Cheitlin
    J Am Coll Cardiol 42:954-70. 2003
  34. ncbi request reprint Long-term costs and resource use in elderly participants with congestive heart failure in the Cardiovascular Health Study
    Lawrence Liao
    Duke Clinical Research Institute, Durham, NC, USA
    Am Heart J 153:245-52. 2007
    ..In a prospective, longitudinal cohort of community-dwelling elderly from 4 regions, we examined the long-term costs and resource use of elderly patients with HF...
  35. ncbi request reprint Diastolic heart failure--a common and lethal condition by any name
    Gerard P Aurigemma
    N Engl J Med 355:308-10. 2006
  36. ncbi request reprint Inhibition of the renin-angiotensin system and the left ventricular adaptation to mitral regurgitation
    William H Gaasch
    J Am Coll Cardiol 39:1380-3. 2002
  37. ncbi request reprint Low flow-low gradient aortic stenosis: the pathologist weighs in
    Gerard P Aurigemma
    J Am Coll Cardiol 44:1856-8. 2004