William L Baker

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Affiliation: University of Connecticut Health Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Effects of sodium-glucose co-transporter 2 inhibitors on blood pressure: A systematic review and meta-analysis
    William L Baker
    Department of Pharmacy Practice, University of Connecticut School of Pharmacy, Storrs, CT, USA Electronic address
    J Am Soc Hypertens 8:262-275.e9. 2014
  2. doi request reprint Key articles and guidelines in the acute management and secondary prevention of ischemic stroke
    William L Baker
    Department of Pharmacy Practice, University of Connecticut School of Pharmacy, Storrs, Connecticut 06030, USA
    Pharmacotherapy 33:e115-42. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Key articles and guidelines in the primary prevention of ischemic stroke
    William L Baker
    Department of Pharmacy Practice, University of Connecticut School of Pharmacy, Storrs, Connecticut 06030, USA
    Pharmacotherapy 33:e101-14. 2013
  4. ncbi request reprint Systematic review and adjusted indirect comparison meta-analysis of oral anticoagulants in atrial fibrillation
    William L Baker
    University of Connecticut Schools of Pharmacy and Medicine, 263 Farmington Ave, Farmington, CT 06033, USA
    Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes 5:711-9. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Azilsartan medoxomil: a new angiotensin II receptor antagonist for treatment of hypertension
    William L Baker
    School of Pharmacy, University of Connecticut, Farmington, CT, USA
    Ann Pharmacother 45:1506-15. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Effect of dehydroepiandrosterone on muscle strength and physical function in older adults: a systematic review
    William L Baker
    Center on Aging, Health Center, School of Pharmacy, University of Connecticut, Farmington, Farmington, Connecticut 06030, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 59:997-1002. 2011
  7. doi request reprint Pitavastatin: a new 3-hydroxy-3-methylglutaryl coenzyme a reductase inhibitor for the treatment of hyperlipidemia
    William L Baker
    Schools of Pharmacy and Medicine, University of Connecticut, 263 Farmington Ave, MC2205, Storrs and Farmington, CT 06030, USA
    Adv Ther 28:13-27. 2011
  8. pmc Association between CHADS₂risk factors and anticoagulation-related bleeding: a systematic literature review
    Wendy T Chen
    University of Connecticut School of Pharmacy, Storrs, CT, USA
    Mayo Clin Proc 86:509-21. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Differing effect of statins on insulin sensitivity in non-diabetics: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    William L Baker
    University of Connecticut School of Pharmacy, Storrs, CT, USA
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 87:98-107. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint The effect of adding plant sterols or stanols to statin therapy in hypercholesterolemic patients: systematic review and meta-analysis
    Jennifer M Scholle
    University of Connecticut School of Pharmacy, and Director, Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Studies Group, Hartford Hospital, 80 Seymour Street, Hartford, CT 06102 5037, USA
    J Am Coll Nutr 28:517-24. 2009

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  1. ncbi request reprint Effects of sodium-glucose co-transporter 2 inhibitors on blood pressure: A systematic review and meta-analysis
    William L Baker
    Department of Pharmacy Practice, University of Connecticut School of Pharmacy, Storrs, CT, USA Electronic address
    J Am Soc Hypertens 8:262-275.e9. 2014
    ..SGLTs had no significant effect on the incidence of orthostatic hypotension (P > .05). SGLT2 inhibitors significantly reduce BP in patients with type 2 diabetes. ..
  2. doi request reprint Key articles and guidelines in the acute management and secondary prevention of ischemic stroke
    William L Baker
    Department of Pharmacy Practice, University of Connecticut School of Pharmacy, Storrs, Connecticut 06030, USA
    Pharmacotherapy 33:e115-42. 2013
    ..Secondary prevention strategies, similar to primary prevention, focus on modulation of various risk factors including antiplatelet treatments and control of blood pressure, and lipid levels, amongst others...
  3. doi request reprint Key articles and guidelines in the primary prevention of ischemic stroke
    William L Baker
    Department of Pharmacy Practice, University of Connecticut School of Pharmacy, Storrs, Connecticut 06030, USA
    Pharmacotherapy 33:e101-14. 2013
    ..Due to the large amount of literature available on this topic, this bibliography (the first of a 2-part series) aims to provide a comprehensive resource for medical practitioners charged with caring for this population...
  4. ncbi request reprint Systematic review and adjusted indirect comparison meta-analysis of oral anticoagulants in atrial fibrillation
    William L Baker
    University of Connecticut Schools of Pharmacy and Medicine, 263 Farmington Ave, Farmington, CT 06033, USA
    Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes 5:711-9. 2012
    ..Direct comparative studies between agents are unavailable. Our objective was to conduct an adjusted indirect comparison meta-analysis between new oral agents in atrial fibrillation...
  5. doi request reprint Azilsartan medoxomil: a new angiotensin II receptor antagonist for treatment of hypertension
    William L Baker
    School of Pharmacy, University of Connecticut, Farmington, CT, USA
    Ann Pharmacother 45:1506-15. 2011
    ....
  6. doi request reprint Effect of dehydroepiandrosterone on muscle strength and physical function in older adults: a systematic review
    William L Baker
    Center on Aging, Health Center, School of Pharmacy, University of Connecticut, Farmington, Farmington, Connecticut 06030, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 59:997-1002. 2011
    ..To evaluate studies that have assessed the effect of dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA) supplementation on body composition and physical performance in older adults...
  7. doi request reprint Pitavastatin: a new 3-hydroxy-3-methylglutaryl coenzyme a reductase inhibitor for the treatment of hyperlipidemia
    William L Baker
    Schools of Pharmacy and Medicine, University of Connecticut, 263 Farmington Ave, MC2205, Storrs and Farmington, CT 06030, USA
    Adv Ther 28:13-27. 2011
    ....
  8. pmc Association between CHADS₂risk factors and anticoagulation-related bleeding: a systematic literature review
    Wendy T Chen
    University of Connecticut School of Pharmacy, Storrs, CT, USA
    Mayo Clin Proc 86:509-21. 2011
    ....
  9. doi request reprint Differing effect of statins on insulin sensitivity in non-diabetics: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    William L Baker
    University of Connecticut School of Pharmacy, Storrs, CT, USA
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 87:98-107. 2010
    ..To determine whether individual statins had differing effects on insulin sensitivity (IS) in patients without pre-existing diabetes mellitus...
  10. ncbi request reprint The effect of adding plant sterols or stanols to statin therapy in hypercholesterolemic patients: systematic review and meta-analysis
    Jennifer M Scholle
    University of Connecticut School of Pharmacy, and Director, Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Studies Group, Hartford Hospital, 80 Seymour Street, Hartford, CT 06102 5037, USA
    J Am Coll Nutr 28:517-24. 2009
    ..To characterize the effect of plant sterols/stanols on serum lipids in hypercholesterolemic patients on concurrent statin therapy, we conducted a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials...
  11. doi request reprint A meta-analysis evaluating the impact of chitosan on serum lipids in hypercholesterolemic patients
    William L Baker
    University of Connecticut School of Pharmacy, Storrs, CT, USA
    Ann Nutr Metab 55:368-74. 2009
    ..To better characterize the impact of chitosan on serum lipids in hypercholesterolemic patients, we performed a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials...
  12. ncbi request reprint Association between perioperative NSAID use and post-cardiothoracic surgery atrial fibrillation, blood transfusions, and cardiovascular outcomes: a nested cohort study from the AF Suppression Trials (AFIST) I, II and III
    Richard T Ruffin
    University of Connecticut Schools of Pharmacy and Medicine, Storrs and Farmington, CT 06269, USA
    Curr Med Res Opin 24:1131-6. 2008
    ..Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) use may reduce the incidence of post-cardiothoracic surgery (CTS) atrial fibrillation (AF). The cerebrovascular and cardiovascular safety of using NSAIDs for post-CTS AF has not been determined...
  13. doi request reprint Antihypertensive medication and their impact on cancer incidence: a mixed treatment comparison meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials
    Craig I Coleman
    University of Connecticut, School of Pharmacy, Hartford, Connecticut 06102 5037, USA
    J Hypertens 26:622-9. 2008
    ..The aim of this article is to determine the association between commonly used antihypertensive agents and the incidence of cancer...
  14. doi request reprint Use of preoperative CHA2 DS2 -VASc score to predict the risk of atrial fibrillation after cardiothoracic surgery: a nested case-control study from the Atrial Fibrillation Suppression Trials (AFIST) I, II, and III
    William L Baker
    School of Pharmacy and Medicine, University of Connecticut, Hartford Hospital, Hartford, CT, USA
    Pharmacotherapy 33:489-95. 2013
    ..To evaluate whether the preoperative CHA2 DS2 -VASc score predicts the risk of atrial fibrillation (AF) after cardiothoracic surgery (CTS)...
  15. pmc Intravenous hydralazine for blood pressure management in the hospitalized patient: its use is often unjustified
    Patrick Campbell
    Division of Hypertension and Clinical Pharmacology, Calhoun Cardiology Center, Farmington, CT, USA
    J Am Soc Hypertens 5:473-7. 2011
    ..Thus, this agent may not be useful for treating hypertension in many hospitalized patients and may cause harm if used inappropriately...
  16. doi request reprint Effect of magnesium L-lactate on blood pressure in patients with an implantable cardioverter defibrillator
    William L Baker
    Evidence Based Practice Center, Hartford, CT, USA
    Ann Pharmacother 43:569-76. 2009
    ..Previous studies have evaluated the impact of oral magnesium on blood pressure; however, they used magnesium salts with low bioavailability, had methodological issues, and showed differing results...
  17. ncbi request reprint Association between Helicobacter pylori infection and pancreatic cancer. A cumulative meta-analysis
    Guru Trikudanathan
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Connecticut Medical Center, Farmington, CT, USA
    JOP 12:26-31. 2011
    ..Notwithstanding, its etiological association with pancreatic cancer remains inconclusive. Studies focusing on the relationship between H. pylori infection and pancreatic cancer risk have yielded conflicting results...
  18. pmc Novel anticoagulants for stroke prevention in atrial fibrillation: a systematic review of cost-effectiveness models
    Brendan L Limone
    Department of Pharmacy Practice, University of Connecticut School of Pharmacy, Storrs, Connecticut, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 8:e62183. 2013
    ..To conduct a systematic review of economic models of newer anticoagulants for stroke prevention in atrial fibrillation (SPAF)...
  19. doi request reprint Feverfew for migraine prophylaxis: a systematic review
    Elisa Saranitzky
    University of Connecticut, School of Pharmacy, Storrs, Connecticut, USA
    J Diet Suppl 6:91-103. 2009
    ..Pharmacologically, there is some potential for concern with long-term dosing given its cyclooxygenase-2 inhibiting effects and longer-term studies will be needed to ameliorate these concerns in coronary disease patients...
  20. ncbi request reprint The development of new-onset type 2 diabetes associated with choosing a calcium channel blocker compared to a diuretic or beta-blocker
    Effie L Kuti
    School of Pharmacy, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT, USA
    Curr Med Res Opin 23:1239-44. 2007
    ..Pharmacologic data has shown improved insulin sensitivity with ACEIs and ARBs. Controversy persists regarding the influence of calcium channel blockers on the development of new-onset diabetes...
  21. ncbi request reprint Effect of cinnamon on glucose control and lipid parameters
    William L Baker
    Department of Pharmacy Practice, School of Pharmacy, University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut, USA
    Diabetes Care 31:41-3. 2008
    ..To perform a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials of cinnamon to better characterize its impact on glucose and plasma lipids...
  22. doi request reprint Dopamine agonists in the treatment of early Parkinson's disease: a meta-analysis
    William L Baker
    School of Pharmacy, University of Connecticut, CT, USA
    Parkinsonism Relat Disord 15:287-94. 2009
    ....
  23. ncbi request reprint Effect of perioperative corticosteroid use on the incidence of postcardiothoracic surgery atrial fibrillation and length of stay
    William L Baker
    University of Connecticut School of Pharmacy, Storrs, Connecticut, USA
    Heart Rhythm 4:461-8. 2007
    ..Corticosteroids have been traditionally used to reduce inflammation, and when administered perioperatively, they may decrease the incidence of atrial fibrillation...
  24. pmc Cardiovascular effects of pharmacologic therapies for smoking cessation
    Diana M Sobieraj
    University of Connecticut School of Pharmacy, Storrs and Farmington, CT, USA
    J Am Soc Hypertens 7:61-7. 2013
    ..Hence, we have analytically reviewed the literature describing the CV effects of therapies for smoking cessation, particularly as they apply to patients with CV disease...
  25. pmc Effect of nonergot dopamine agonists on symptoms of restless legs syndrome
    William L Baker
    University of Connecticut School of Pharmacy, Storrs, Connecticut, USA
    Ann Fam Med 6:253-62. 2008
    ..We performed a meta-analysis of randomized placebo-controlled trials of nonergot dopamine agonists (NEDAs) for the treatment of restless legs syndrome...
  26. pmc The effects of barley-derived soluble fiber on serum lipids
    Ripple Talati
    University of Connecticut School of Pharmacy, Storrs, Connecticut, USA
    Ann Fam Med 7:157-63. 2009
    ..We wanted to determine the association between consumption of barley and changes in plasma lipids in healthy and hypercholesterolemic men and women...
  27. ncbi request reprint Use of N-acetylcysteine to reduce post-cardiothoracic surgery complications: a meta-analysis
    William L Baker
    University of Connecticut School of Pharmacy, Storrs, CT, USA
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 35:521-7. 2009
    ..Currently, the most compelling data for using NAC in CTS patients is in post-CTS AF prevention. However, additional, larger randomized controlled trials evaluating this and other postoperative complication endpoints are needed...
  28. doi request reprint Effect of green tea catechins with or without caffeine on anthropometric measures: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Olivia J Phung
    University of Connecticut School of Pharmacy, Storrs, CT, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 91:73-81. 2010
    ..Green tea catechins (GTCs) with or without caffeine have been studied in randomized controlled trials (RCTs) for their effect on anthropometric measures and have yielded conflicting results...
  29. doi request reprint Dabigatran: an oral direct thrombin inhibitor for use in atrial fibrillation
    Stephen D Bendel
    Schools of Pharmacy and Medicine, Storrs and Farmington CT and Department of Hematology Oncology, University of Connecticut, Farmington, USA
    Adv Ther 28:460-72. 2011
    ..Dabigatran offers a unique alternative to warfarin in patients with nonvalvular AF and can be beneficial in patients requiring anticoagulation therapy...
  30. doi request reprint Combination therapy for the management of hypertension: A review of the evidence
    Nitesh Sood
    Department of Cardiology, Hartford Hospital, CT, USA
    Am J Health Syst Pharm 67:885-94. 2010
    ..Evidence regarding combination therapy for the management of hypertension is reviewed...
  31. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of azilsartan medoxomil with chlorthalidone in hypertension
    William L Baker
    University of Connecticut, School of Pharmacy, Storrs, CT, USA
    Expert Rev Cardiovasc Ther 12:791-8. 2014
    ..This superior efficacy is not offset by a large imbalance in clinically important adverse events. ..
  32. doi request reprint Lorcaserin: a novel serotonin 2C agonist for the treatment of obesity
    Stefanie C Nigro
    University of Connecticut, School of Pharmacy, Storrs, CT, USA
    Curr Med Res Opin 29:839-48. 2013
    ..Unlike contemporary lipase inhibitors and sympathomimetic amines, lorcaserin is purported to reduce food consumption and increase satiety...
  33. ncbi request reprint Renin-angiotensin system inhibitors for prevention of new-onset atrial fibrillation
    William L Baker
    University of Connecticut School of Pharmacy, Division of Cardiology and Drug Information, Hartford Hosptial, Hartford, USA
    Conn Med 71:205-9. 2007
  34. doi request reprint Probable enoxaparin-induced hepatotoxicity
    Erica L Baker
    Evidence Based Practice Center, Hartford Hospital, Hartford, CT, USA
    Am J Health Syst Pharm 66:638-41. 2009
    ..A case of probable enoxaparin-induced hepatotoxicity is described...
  35. ncbi request reprint Azithromycin for the secondary prevention of coronary artery disease: a meta-analysis
    William L Baker
    School of Pharmacy, University of Connecticut, Storrs, and Division of Cardiology, Hartford Hospital 06102, USA
    Am J Health Syst Pharm 64:830-6. 2007
    ..A meta-analysis of randomized, controlled trials that evaluated the effect of the macrolide antibiotic, azithromycin, on clinical outcomes in patients with coronary artery disease (CAD) was conducted...
  36. ncbi request reprint Post-cardiothoracic surgery atrial fibrillation: a review of preventive strategies
    William L Baker
    School of Pharmacy, University of Connecticut, Hartford, CT, USA
    Ann Pharmacother 41:587-98. 2007
    ..To review the available literature addressing preventive strategies of post-cardiothoracic surgery atrial fibrillation (post-CTS atrial fibrillation)...
  37. ncbi request reprint Major adverse cardiac events among postpercutaneous coronary intervention patients on clopidogrel and proton pump inhibitors
    Gilbert G Ching
    University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, USA
    Conn Med 76:205-11. 2012
    ..To determine if concomitant use of proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) and clopidogrel is associated with adverse events among postpercutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) patients...
  38. doi request reprint Safety of mineralocorticoid receptor antagonists in patients receiving hemodialysis
    William L Baker
    Schools of Pharmacy and Medicine, University of Connecticut, Farmington, CT
    Ann Pharmacother 46:889-94. 2012
    ..To evaluate the literature supporting the safe use of mineralocorticoid antagonists (MRAs) in patients with end-stage renal disease who are receiving hemodialysis...