Alvah R Cass

Summary

Affiliation: University of Texas Medical Branch
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Osteoporosis risk assessment and ethnicity: validation and comparison of 2 clinical risk stratification instruments
    Alvah R Cass
    The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77555 1123, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 21:630-5. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Risk of obstructive sleep apnea in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus
    Alvah R Cass
    University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77555 1123, USA
    Fam Med 45:492-500. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Validation of the Male Osteoporosis Risk Estimation Score (MORES) in a primary care setting
    Alvah R Cass
    Department of Family Medicine, The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77555 1123, USA
    J Am Board Fam Med 26:436-44. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Determining risk of vertebral osteoporosis in men: validation of the male osteoporosis risk estimation score
    Angela J Shepherd
    Department of Family Medicine and the Department of Preventive Medicine and Community Health, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77555, USA
    J Am Board Fam Med 23:186-94. 2010
  5. pmc Development and internal validation of the male osteoporosis risk estimation score
    Angela J Shepherd
    The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Tex, USA
    Ann Fam Med 5:540-6. 2007
  6. pmc Roseomonas gilardii infection: case report and review
    Navkiran K Shokar
    Family Medicine Department, University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, Galveston, Texas 77555 1123, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 40:4789-91. 2002
  7. ncbi request reprint Screening for bipolar disorder in patients treated for depression in a family medicine clinic
    Robert M A Hirschfeld
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, TX 77555 0188, USA
    J Am Board Fam Pract 18:233-9. 2005
  8. doi request reprint Mucosal associated lymphoid tissue lymphoma of the colon presenting as autoimmune hemolytic anemia (with video)
    Amanpal Singh
    Department of Internal Medicine, UTMB, Galveston, Texas, USA
    Gastrointest Endosc 67:1175-6; discussion 1176. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Development of a rural training track for Texas
    Lisa R Nash
    Family Medicine Residency Program, University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, 301 University Blvd, Galveston, TX 77555 1123, USA
    Tex Med 98:45-50. 2002
  10. ncbi request reprint Diabetes risk factors and testing in a Texas family medicine clinic
    Flora J Dallo
    The University of Texas School of Public Health, Dallas 75390, USA
    Tex Med 103:45-50. 2007

Detail Information

Publications13

  1. pmc Osteoporosis risk assessment and ethnicity: validation and comparison of 2 clinical risk stratification instruments
    Alvah R Cass
    The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77555 1123, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 21:630-5. 2006
    ..Clinical tools to enhance selection of women for DXA screening have not been developed or validated in an ethnically diverse population...
  2. ncbi request reprint Risk of obstructive sleep apnea in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus
    Alvah R Cass
    University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77555 1123, USA
    Fam Med 45:492-500. 2013
    ..OSA may be an under-recognized comorbidity of DM. The purpose of this study is to estimate the proportion of patients with type 2 DM at risk for OSA and describe factors associated with that risk...
  3. doi request reprint Validation of the Male Osteoporosis Risk Estimation Score (MORES) in a primary care setting
    Alvah R Cass
    Department of Family Medicine, The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77555 1123, USA
    J Am Board Fam Med 26:436-44. 2013
    ..This study was designed to validate the Male Osteoporosis Risk Estimation Score (MORES) for identifying men at increased risk of osteoporosis...
  4. doi request reprint Determining risk of vertebral osteoporosis in men: validation of the male osteoporosis risk estimation score
    Angela J Shepherd
    Department of Family Medicine and the Department of Preventive Medicine and Community Health, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77555, USA
    J Am Board Fam Med 23:186-94. 2010
    ..This study evaluated the effectiveness of the MORES to identify men at risk of lumbar osteoporosis...
  5. pmc Development and internal validation of the male osteoporosis risk estimation score
    Angela J Shepherd
    The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Tex, USA
    Ann Fam Med 5:540-6. 2007
    ..We wanted to develop and validate a clinical prediction rule to identify men at risk for osteoporosis and subsequent hip fracture who might benefit from dual-energy x-ray absorptiometry (DXA)...
  6. pmc Roseomonas gilardii infection: case report and review
    Navkiran K Shokar
    Family Medicine Department, University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, Galveston, Texas 77555 1123, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 40:4789-91. 2002
    ..The case of a patient presenting with cellulitis and bacteremia secondary to R. gilardii is described together with the clinical characteristics of infection with this organism obtained from a review of cases previously reported...
  7. ncbi request reprint Screening for bipolar disorder in patients treated for depression in a family medicine clinic
    Robert M A Hirschfeld
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, TX 77555 0188, USA
    J Am Board Fam Pract 18:233-9. 2005
    ..The prevalence of bipolar disorder in patients being treated for depression with antidepressants in a family medicine clinic was investigated in this study...
  8. doi request reprint Mucosal associated lymphoid tissue lymphoma of the colon presenting as autoimmune hemolytic anemia (with video)
    Amanpal Singh
    Department of Internal Medicine, UTMB, Galveston, Texas, USA
    Gastrointest Endosc 67:1175-6; discussion 1176. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Development of a rural training track for Texas
    Lisa R Nash
    Family Medicine Residency Program, University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, 301 University Blvd, Galveston, TX 77555 1123, USA
    Tex Med 98:45-50. 2002
    ..Building collaborative relationships between rural physicians and university-based residency programs, as described in this project, may offer one solution to the problem of medically underserved rural communities in Texas...
  10. ncbi request reprint Diabetes risk factors and testing in a Texas family medicine clinic
    Flora J Dallo
    The University of Texas School of Public Health, Dallas 75390, USA
    Tex Med 103:45-50. 2007
    ..05) to have a glucose test. Many patients who should be tested are not being tested. One way to improve the quality of care is to perform glucose testing on patients at high risk for diabetes and to obtain complete lipid profiles...
  11. doi request reprint Variations in glucose test ordering practices by diabetes risk factors
    Florence J Dallo
    School of Public Health, University of Texas, Dallas, TX 75390, USA
    J Am Board Fam Med 21:249-50. 2008
  12. pmc Preferences of husbands and wives for outcomes of prostate cancer screening and treatment
    Robert J Volk
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77098 3915, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 19:339-48. 2004
    ..To explore the preferences of male primary care patients and their spouses for the outcomes of prostate cancer screening and treatment, and quality of life with metastatic prostate cancer...
  13. ncbi request reprint Psychological benefits of prostate cancer screening: the role of reassurance
    Scott B Cantor
    Section of Health Services Research, Department of Biostatistics, M D Anderson Cancer Center, The University of Texas, 1515 Holcombe Blvd, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Health Expect 5:104-13. 2002
    ..The role of reassurance in decision-making about screening for health problems is largely unknown. We examined the reassurance value of prostate cancer screening in primary care patients...