Alfred A Bartolucci

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Affiliation: University of Alabama at Birmingham
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi Meta-analysis of data from the six primary prevention trials of cardiovascular events using aspirin
    Alfred A Bartolucci
    The Department of Biostatistics, School of Public Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    Am J Cardiol 98:746-50. 2006
  2. doi Meta-analysis of multiple primary prevention trials of cardiovascular events using aspirin
    Alfred A Bartolucci
    Department of Biostatistics, School of Public Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    Am J Cardiol 107:1796-801. 2011
  3. ncbi Horizontal sacrum as an indicator of a tethered spinal cord
    R Shane Tubbs
    Department of Cell Biology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35233, USA
    Pediatr Neurosurg 36:209-13. 2002
  4. ncbi A critical analysis of the Chiari 1.5 malformation
    R Shane Tubbs
    Department of Cell Biology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    J Neurosurg 101:179-83. 2004
  5. ncbi The accuracy of endoscopic ultrasonography with fine-needle aspiration, integrated positron emission tomography with computed tomography, and computed tomography in restaging patients with esophageal cancer after neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy
    Robert James Cerfolio
    Section of Thoracic Surgery, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Ala, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 129:1232-41. 2005
  6. ncbi The maximum standardized uptake values on positron emission tomography of a non-small cell lung cancer predict stage, recurrence, and survival
    Robert James Cerfolio
    Section on Thoracic Surgery, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1900 University Boulevard, THT 712, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 130:151-9. 2005
  7. ncbi The management of chest tubes in patients with a pneumothorax and an air leak after pulmonary resection
    Robert J Cerfolio
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1900 University Blvd, THT 712, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    Chest 128:816-20. 2005
  8. ncbi Empirical bayes method for incorporating data from multiple genome scans
    T Mark Beasley
    Department of Biostatistics, Section of Statistical Genetics, The University of Alabama at Birmingham, 35294, USA
    Hum Hered 60:36-42. 2005
  9. ncbi Pulmonary resection after high-dose and low-dose chest irradiation
    Robert James Cerfolio
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Alabama, Birmingham, Alabama 35294, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 80:1224-30; discussion 1230. 2005
  10. ncbi Intercostal muscle flap reduces the pain of thoracotomy: a prospective randomized trial
    Robert James Cerfolio
    Section of Thoracic Surgery, University of Alabama at Birmingham, and the Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Birmingham Veterans Administration Hospital, Birmingham, Ala 35294, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 130:987-93. 2005

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  1. ncbi Meta-analysis of data from the six primary prevention trials of cardiovascular events using aspirin
    Alfred A Bartolucci
    The Department of Biostatistics, School of Public Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    Am J Cardiol 98:746-50. 2006
    ..In conclusion, primary prevention with aspirin decreased the risk of total CHD, nonfatal MI, and total CV events, but there were no significant differences in the incidences of stroke or CV mortality...
  2. doi Meta-analysis of multiple primary prevention trials of cardiovascular events using aspirin
    Alfred A Bartolucci
    Department of Biostatistics, School of Public Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    Am J Cardiol 107:1796-801. 2011
    ..Thus, primary prevention with aspirin decreased the risk for total CV events and nonfatal MI, but there were no significant differences in the incidences of stroke, CV mortality, all-cause mortality and total coronary heart disease...
  3. ncbi Horizontal sacrum as an indicator of a tethered spinal cord
    R Shane Tubbs
    Department of Cell Biology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35233, USA
    Pediatr Neurosurg 36:209-13. 2002
    ..We hypothesize that the LSA in this group of children is altered by a tethered spinal cord and that the horizontal nature of the sacrum may predate the clinically appreciable symptoms of a tethered spinal cord...
  4. ncbi A critical analysis of the Chiari 1.5 malformation
    R Shane Tubbs
    Department of Cell Biology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    J Neurosurg 101:179-83. 2004
    ..In an attempt to elucidate further the best surgical strategy and to refine the descriptive terminology, the authors retrospectively analyzed all cases at their institutions in which this form of hindbrain herniation was diagnosed...
  5. ncbi The accuracy of endoscopic ultrasonography with fine-needle aspiration, integrated positron emission tomography with computed tomography, and computed tomography in restaging patients with esophageal cancer after neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy
    Robert James Cerfolio
    Section of Thoracic Surgery, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Ala, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 129:1232-41. 2005
    ....
  6. ncbi The maximum standardized uptake values on positron emission tomography of a non-small cell lung cancer predict stage, recurrence, and survival
    Robert James Cerfolio
    Section on Thoracic Surgery, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1900 University Boulevard, THT 712, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 130:151-9. 2005
    ..We sought to assess whether the standard uptake value of a pulmonary nodule is an independent predictor of biologic aggressiveness...
  7. ncbi The management of chest tubes in patients with a pneumothorax and an air leak after pulmonary resection
    Robert J Cerfolio
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1900 University Blvd, THT 712, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    Chest 128:816-20. 2005
    ..Placing chest tubes to water seal is superior for patients with an air leak, but when a patient has a pneumothorax and an air leak the best chest tube setting is unknown...
  8. ncbi Empirical bayes method for incorporating data from multiple genome scans
    T Mark Beasley
    Department of Biostatistics, Section of Statistical Genetics, The University of Alabama at Birmingham, 35294, USA
    Hum Hered 60:36-42. 2005
    ..This EB method for incorporating data from multiple studies into genome scan analyses seems promising...
  9. ncbi Pulmonary resection after high-dose and low-dose chest irradiation
    Robert James Cerfolio
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Alabama, Birmingham, Alabama 35294, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 80:1224-30; discussion 1230. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study is to assess the safety and efficacy of pulmonary resection after low and high dose neoadjuvant radiotherapy with concurrent chemotherapy...
  10. ncbi Intercostal muscle flap reduces the pain of thoracotomy: a prospective randomized trial
    Robert James Cerfolio
    Section of Thoracic Surgery, University of Alabama at Birmingham, and the Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Birmingham Veterans Administration Hospital, Birmingham, Ala 35294, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 130:987-93. 2005
    ..Thoracotomy is associated with significant pain and morbidity...
  11. pmc Meta-analysis: some clinical and statistical contributions in several medical disciplines
    Alfred A Bartolucci
    Department of Biostatistics, School of Public Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294 0022, USA
    Yonsei Med J 48:157-63. 2007
    ..The purpose is to determine, given the information presented, what contributions, statistical challenges and peripheral issues in these disciplines have been brought to light in these meta- analyses...
  12. doi Factors affecting the location and shape of face seal leak sites on half-mask respirators
    RIEDAR KENT OESTENSTAD
    University of Alabama at Birmingham, School of Public Health, Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Birmingham, Alabama 35924 0022, USA
    J Occup Environ Hyg 7:332-41. 2010
    ..This would have implications for the design of respirator facepieces and in the selection of respirators for individual wearers...
  13. ncbi Repeat FDG-PET after neoadjuvant therapy is a predictor of pathologic response in patients with non-small cell lung cancer
    Robert J Cerfolio
    Department of Surgery, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama 35294, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 78:1903-9; discussion 1909. 2004
    ....
  14. ncbi Fast tracking after Ivor Lewis esophagogastrectomy
    Robert James Cerfolio
    Chief of Thoracic Surgery, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1900 University Blvd, THT 712, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    Chest 126:1187-94. 2004
    ..We streamlined our care using an algorithm for the postoperative care of patients who undergo Ivor Lewis esophagogastrectomy to try to reduce hospital stay to 7 days and maintain safety and patient satisfaction...
  15. ncbi The accuracy of integrated PET-CT compared with dedicated PET alone for the staging of patients with nonsmall cell lung cancer
    Robert James Cerfolio
    Section of Thoracic Surgery, University of Alabama at Birmingham, and Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Birmingham Veterans Administration Hospital, Birmingham, Alabama 35294, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 78:1017-23; discussion 1017-23. 2004
    ..We evaluated the accuracy of staging using integrated positron emission tomography (PET) and computed tomography (CT) and compared it with dedicated PET visually correlated with CT scan...
  16. ncbi Telephone intervention with family caregivers of stroke survivors after rehabilitation
    Joan S Grant
    University of Alabama School of Nursing, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 35294 0113, USA
    Stroke 33:2060-5. 2002
    ..The purpose of this study was to quantify the impact of social problem-solving telephone partnerships on primary family caregiver outcomes after stroke survivors are discharged home from a rehabilitation facility...
  17. ncbi Late gestational intrauterine myelomeningocele repair does not improve lower extremity function
    R Shane Tubbs
    Department of Cell Biology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA
    Pediatr Neurosurg 38:128-32. 2003
    ..To determine whether intrauterine myelomeningocele repair performed at between 20 and 28 weeks gestation improves lower extremity function (LEF)...
  18. ncbi Children with growth hormone deficiency and Chiari I malformation: a morphometric analysis of the posterior cranial fossa
    R Shane Tubbs
    Department of Cell Biology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA
    Pediatr Neurosurg 38:324-8. 2003
    ..However, to date, no quantitative analysis of the PF of patients with CIM and GHD has been performed. Our study was performed to determine the geometry of the PF in children with GHD and CIM...
  19. ncbi Intracostal sutures decrease the pain of thoracotomy
    Robert J Cerfolio
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 35294, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 76:407-11; discussion 411-2. 2003
    ..General thoracic surgeons spend much time dealing and treating patients' pain after thoracotomy...
  20. ncbi Intraoperative solumedrol helps prevent postpneumonectomy pulmonary edema
    Robert J Cerfolio
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama 35294, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 76:1029-33; discussion 1033-5. 2003
    ..We theorized that an intraoperative dose of intravenous steroids (as a prophylactic measure to reduce pulmonary injury to the remaining lung) just before pulmonary artery ligation might decrease this problem...
  21. ncbi A prospective, double-blinded, randomized trial evaluating the use of preemptive analgesia of the skin before thoracotomy
    Robert James Cerfolio
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama 35294, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 76:1055-8. 2003
    ..Thoracic surgeons spend a lot of time treating the pain of thoracotomy...
  22. ncbi Video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery using single-lumen endotracheal tube anesthesia
    Robert James Cerfolio
    Section of Thoracic Surgery, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 35294, USA
    Chest 126:281-5. 2004
    ..We evaluated a single-lumen endotracheal tube (SLET) for VATS for drainage of pleural effusions and pleural biopsies...
  23. ncbi Chiari I malformation and neurofibromatosis type 1
    Richard Shane Tubbs
    Pediatric Neurology, Children s Hospital, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    Pediatr Neurol 30:278-80. 2004
    ..Perhaps these data will aid in the determination of a genetic locus for the Chiari I malformation...
  24. doi Multi-channel electrical bioimpedance: a non-invasive method to simultaneously measure cardiac output and individual arterial limb flow in patients with cardiovascular disease
    Alfred W H Stanley
    Kemp Carraway Heart Institute, Birmingham, AL, USA
    J Clin Monit Comput 23:243-51. 2009
    ..Existing noninvasive devices do not simultaneously assess the cardiac and peripheral circulations. Multi-channel electrical bioimpedance (MEB) measures cardiac output and peripheral flow simultaneously...
  25. ncbi Glucose action and adrenocortical biosynthesis in women with polycystic ovary syndrome
    Lisa Farah-Eways
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, The University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    Fertil Steril 81:120-5. 2004
    ..To determine if insulin or glucose action plays a role in adrenocortical steroidogenesis in the polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS)...
  26. pmc Obesity and pelvic floor disorders: a systematic review
    W Jerod Greer
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, The School of Public Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 112:341-9. 2008
    ..To review the current literature and summarize the effect of obesity on outcomes of surgical treatment of pelvic floor disorders as well as the effect of weight loss on pelvic floor disorder symptoms...
  27. ncbi Nonlinear stress-strain behavior of periodontal ligament under orthodontic loading
    Stephanie R Toms
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA
    Am J Orthod Dentofacial Orthop 122:174-9. 2002
    ....
  28. ncbi Optimal allocation of replicates for measurement evaluation studies
    Stanislav O Zakharkin
    Department of Biostatistics, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294 0022, USA
    Genomics Proteomics Bioinformatics 4:196-202. 2006
    ..Therefore, it is recommended to use two technical replicates for each biological replicate if the goal is to evaluate the reproducibility of measurements...
  29. ncbi A longitudinal assessment of the diet and growth of malnourished children participating in nutrition rehabilitation centres in Accra, Ghana
    Esi K Colecraft
    Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition, 1127 HNSB, Iowa State University, Ames, IA 50014, USA
    Public Health Nutr 7:487-94. 2004
    ..To examine the adoption of feeding recommendations among caregivers of children recuperating from malnutrition and assess the determinants of growth of children attending a nutrition rehabilitation centre (NRC) in Accra, Ghana...
  30. ncbi Phenotypic spectrum of polycystic ovary syndrome: clinical and biochemical characterization of the three major clinical subgroups
    Wendy Y Chang
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California at Los Angeles, California, USA
    Fertil Steril 83:1717-23. 2005
    ..We tested the hypothesis that the three clinical phenotypes of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) represent forms of the same metabolic disorder...
  31. ncbi The prevalence of androgen excess among patients with minimal unwanted hair growth
    Irene Souter
    Department of Obstetrics Gynecology, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, Calif, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 191:1914-20. 2004
    ..The prevalence of androgen excess (AE) and the value of preemptive endocrine evaluation in women with minimal unwanted hair growth are unclear...