Julio A Chirinos

Summary

Affiliation: University of Miami
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi Endocarditis associated with antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibodies: a case report and review of the literature
    Julio A Chirinos
    Department of Medicine, University of Miami, School of Medicine and Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Miami, FL, USA
    Clin Rheumatol 26:590-5. 2007
  2. ncbi Septic thrombophlebitis: diagnosis and management
    Julio A Chirinos
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, Florida, USA
    Am J Cardiovasc Drugs 6:9-14. 2006
  3. ncbi Correlation between apoptotic endothelial microparticles and serum interleukin-6 and C-reactive protein in healthy men
    Julio A Chirinos
    Department of Medicine, Wallace H Coulter Platelet Laboratory, University of Miami, Miami, Florida 33136, USA
    Am J Cardiol 95:1258-60. 2005
  4. ncbi Aortic pressure augmentation predicts adverse cardiovascular events in patients with established coronary artery disease
    Julio A Chirinos
    University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, Fla, USA
    Hypertension 45:980-5. 2005
  5. ncbi Relation between ascending aortic pressures and outcomes in patients with angiographically demonstrated coronary artery disease
    Julio A Chirinos
    University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, Florida, USA
    Am J Cardiol 96:645-8. 2005
  6. ncbi Evaluation of comorbidity scores to predict all-cause mortality in patients with established coronary artery disease
    Julio A Chirinos
    University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, Florida 33101, United States
    Int J Cardiol 117:97-102. 2007
  7. ncbi Elevation of endothelial microparticles, platelets, and leukocyte activation in patients with venous thromboembolism
    Julio A Chirinos
    Department of Medicine, University of Miami, Miami, Florida, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 45:1467-71. 2005
  8. ncbi Endothelial microparticles and platelet and leukocyte activation in patients with the metabolic syndrome
    Roque B Arteaga
    Department of Medicine, Leonard Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami, Florida, USA
    Am J Cardiol 98:70-4. 2006
  9. ncbi Prevalence of mitral annulus calcification in African Americans: comparison with non-Hispanic whites and Hispanics
    Howard J Willens
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, Florida, USA
    Ethn Dis 18:48-52. 2008
  10. ncbi The relation between mitral annular calcification and mortality in patients undergoing diagnostic coronary angiography
    Howard J Willens
    Department of Medicine, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, Florida, USA
    Echocardiography 23:717-22. 2006

Detail Information

Publications40

  1. ncbi Endocarditis associated with antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibodies: a case report and review of the literature
    Julio A Chirinos
    Department of Medicine, University of Miami, School of Medicine and Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Miami, FL, USA
    Clin Rheumatol 26:590-5. 2007
    ..In this paper, we review reported cases of ANCA-positive bacterial endocarditis and compare them to the reported cases of ANCA-associated idiopathic vasculitis with endocardial compromise...
  2. ncbi Septic thrombophlebitis: diagnosis and management
    Julio A Chirinos
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, Florida, USA
    Am J Cardiovasc Drugs 6:9-14. 2006
    ..In this article, we review the diagnosis and management of septic thrombophlebitis, focusing on Lemierre syndrome, pylephlebitis, and septic thrombophlebitis of the pelvic veins...
  3. ncbi Correlation between apoptotic endothelial microparticles and serum interleukin-6 and C-reactive protein in healthy men
    Julio A Chirinos
    Department of Medicine, Wallace H Coulter Platelet Laboratory, University of Miami, Miami, Florida 33136, USA
    Am J Cardiol 95:1258-60. 2005
    ..49, p = 0.02) but not with EMP31 or EMP62E. EC apoptosis is associated with IL-6 levels in men and might be partially responsible for the increased cardiovascular risk associated with subclinical inflammation...
  4. ncbi Aortic pressure augmentation predicts adverse cardiovascular events in patients with established coronary artery disease
    Julio A Chirinos
    University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, Fla, USA
    Hypertension 45:980-5. 2005
    ..02 to 1.39; P=0.03). Higher AIx was associated with a trend toward increased mortality (HR=1.22; 95% CI, 0.98 to 1.52; P=0.056). Aortic AP predicts adverse outcomes in patients with CAD independently of PP and other risk markers...
  5. ncbi Relation between ascending aortic pressures and outcomes in patients with angiographically demonstrated coronary artery disease
    Julio A Chirinos
    University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, Florida, USA
    Am J Cardiol 96:645-8. 2005
    ..047). Aortic pulse pressure significantly predicted death (HR per 10 mm Hg increase 1.18, 95% CI 1.05 to 1.33, p = 0.004), and aortic diastolic BP correlated inversely with the risk of death (HR 0.76, 95% CI 0.62 to 0.94, p = 0.01)...
  6. ncbi Evaluation of comorbidity scores to predict all-cause mortality in patients with established coronary artery disease
    Julio A Chirinos
    University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, Florida 33101, United States
    Int J Cardiol 117:97-102. 2007
    ..We correlated the modified Charlson Index (MCI) and the recently proposed CAD-specific index (CSI) with the risk of all-cause mortality...
  7. ncbi Elevation of endothelial microparticles, platelets, and leukocyte activation in patients with venous thromboembolism
    Julio A Chirinos
    Department of Medicine, University of Miami, Miami, Florida, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 45:1467-71. 2005
    ..The purpose of this research was to determine the levels of platelet, leukocyte, and endothelial activation and markers of cellular interactions in patients with venous thromboembolism (VTE)...
  8. ncbi Endothelial microparticles and platelet and leukocyte activation in patients with the metabolic syndrome
    Roque B Arteaga
    Department of Medicine, Leonard Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami, Florida, USA
    Am J Cardiol 98:70-4. 2006
    ..In conclusion, our data demonstrate endothelial cell microparticle release, platelet and leukocyte activation, and increased binding of EMPs and platelets to leukocytes in patients with the MS...
  9. ncbi Prevalence of mitral annulus calcification in African Americans: comparison with non-Hispanic whites and Hispanics
    Howard J Willens
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, Florida, USA
    Ethn Dis 18:48-52. 2008
    ..We sought to compare prevalence and clinical correlates of mitral annulus calcification in non-Hispanic Whites, Hispanics, and African Americans...
  10. ncbi The relation between mitral annular calcification and mortality in patients undergoing diagnostic coronary angiography
    Howard J Willens
    Department of Medicine, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, Florida, USA
    Echocardiography 23:717-22. 2006
    ..98, 95% CI = 1.68-9.40, P = 0.001). MAC detected by two-dimensional echocardiography independently predicts mortality and may provide an easy-to-perform and inexpensive way to improve risk stratification...
  11. ncbi Digoxin use is associated with increased platelet and endothelial cell activation in patients with nonvalvular atrial fibrillation
    Julio A Chirinos
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, Florida 33136, USA
    Heart Rhythm 2:525-9. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine whether digoxin use is associated with increased flow cytometric markers of endothelial cell and platelet activation in patients with nonvalvular atrial fibrillation (AF)...
  12. ncbi Comparison of epicardial and pericardial fat thickness assessed by echocardiography in African American and non-Hispanic White men: a pilot study
    Howard J Willens
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, USA
    Ethn Dis 18:311-6. 2008
    ..This study explores whether this racial pattern of VAT distribution extends to the intrathoracic VAT...
  13. ncbi Levels of endothelial and platelet microparticles and their interactions with leukocytes negatively correlate with organ dysfunction and predict mortality in severe sepsis
    Andres O Soriano
    Wallace H Coulter Platelet Laboratory, Division of Hematology Oncology, University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    Crit Care Med 33:2540-6. 2005
    ..To test this hypothesis, we measured several inflammatory markers to determine whether any of them or any combinations are associated with mortality or organ dysfunction...
  14. ncbi Ability of serum to decrease cellular acylCoA:cholesterol acyl transferase activity predicts cardiovascular outcomes
    Julio A Chirinos
    Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami, Miami, FL 33138, USA
    Circulation 112:2446-53. 2005
    ..We evaluated whether cholesterol efflux activity of serum is associated with the presence of angiographic coronary artery disease (CAD) and the risk of major adverse cardiovascular events (MACE) and death...
  15. ncbi Usefulness of C-reactive protein as an independent predictor of death in patients with ischemic cardiomyopathy
    Julio A Chirinos
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, University of Miami School of Medicine and Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Miami, Florida 33125, USA
    Am J Cardiol 95:88-90. 2005
    ..This correlation was independent of other prognostic factors, such as age, ejection fraction, symptoms of severe congestive heart failure, use of angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors, and use of beta blockers...
  16. pmc Ethnic differences in arterial wave reflections and normative equations for augmentation index
    Julio A Chirinos
    Division of Cardiology, University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia Veterans Affairs Medical Center, PA, USA
    Hypertension 57:1108-16. 2011
    ..Our study provides normative data that can be used to complement the interpretation of individual hemodynamic assessments among men and women of various ethnic populations, after removing the effect of various physiological determinants...
  17. ncbi Prevalence and clinical correlates of mitral annulus calcification in Hispanics and non-Hispanic whites
    Howard J Willens
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, Florida, USA
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 20:191-6. 2007
    ..Data about mitral annulus calcification (MAC) are sparse in Hispanics. We compare prevalence and clinical correlates of MAC in Hispanics and non-Hispanic whites...
  18. pmc Aortic PWV in chronic kidney disease: a CRIC ancillary study
    Raymond R Townsend
    Department of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Am J Hypertens 23:282-9. 2010
    ..Little data exist characterizing aortic stiffness in patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) who are not receiving dialysis, and in particular the effect of reduced kidney function on aortic PWV...
  19. doi Noninvasive evaluation of left ventricular afterload: part 2: arterial pressure-flow and pressure-volume relations in humans
    Julio A Chirinos
    Department of Medicine, Philadelphia Veterans Affairs Medical Center University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Hypertension 56:563-70. 2010
    ..Our review is aimed at helping researchers and clinicians obtain and interpret results from analyses of left ventricular afterload in clinical and epidemiological settings...
  20. ncbi Usefulness of arterial compliance in the thigh in predicting exercise capacity in individuals without coronary heart disease
    Howard J Willens
    Department of Medicine, University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, FL, USA
    Am J Cardiol 96:306-10. 2005
    ..In conclusion, thigh compliance measured with a simple-to-use, fully automated device independently predicts aerobic fitness in patients with a wide range of cardiovascular risk but without CHD...
  21. ncbi The utility of prescreening transesophageal echocardiograms: a prospective study
    Jeffrey Ogbara
    Department of Medicine, Cardiovascular Division, Echocardiography Laboratory University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Echocardiography 28:767-73. 2011
    ..However, the intersection of the AUC with the safety and clinical use of transesophageal echocardiography (TEE) is not well established...
  22. doi Noninvasive evaluation of left ventricular afterload: part 1: pressure and flow measurements and basic principles of wave conduction and reflection
    Julio A Chirinos
    Department of Medicine, Philadelphia Veterans Affairs Medical Center University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Hypertension 56:555-62. 2010
    ..Our review is aimed at helping researchers and clinicians apply and interpret results obtained from analyses of left ventricular afterload in clinical and epidemiological settings...
  23. doi Body mass index and hypertension hemodynamic subtypes in the adult US population
    Julio A Chirinos
    Department of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia Veterans Affairs Medical Center, 19104, USA
    Arch Intern Med 169:580-6. 2009
    ..Similarly, the study of hypertension subtypes provides important information regarding the relative importance of hemodynamic abnormalities contributing to obesity-related hypertension...
  24. doi Noninvasive differentiation of pulmonary arterial and venous hypertension using conventional and Doppler tissue imaging echocardiography
    Howard J Willens
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, Florida, USA
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 21:715-9. 2008
    ..Optimal cutoff for diagnosing PVH was 9.2 for E/E' (sensitivity 95%, specificity 96%) and 1.7 for E/A (sensitivity 75%, specificity 91%). PAH and PVH may be differentiated by readily obtainable conventional and tissue Doppler parameters...
  25. ncbi Postprandial hypertriglyceridemia increases circulating levels of endothelial cell microparticles
    Alexandre C Ferreira
    University of Miami School of Medicine, Cardiovascular Center, Miami, Fla, USA
    Circulation 110:3599-603. 2004
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  26. ncbi Effects of weight loss after bariatric surgery on epicardial fat measured using echocardiography
    Howard J Willens
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, Florida, USA
    Am J Cardiol 99:1242-5. 2007
    ..Measuring epicardial fat thickness using echocardiography may be useful to monitor visceral fat loss with weight reduction therapies...
  27. ncbi Large vessel involvement in ANCA-associated vasculitides: report of a case and review of the literature
    Julio A Chirinos
    Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Miami, Miami, USA
    Clin Rheumatol 23:152-9. 2004
    ..Large vessel vasculitis can precede small vessel vasculitis or occur in the absence of small vessel involvement. We hope this report will contribute to the ongoing development of classification systems for the vasculitic syndromes...
  28. ncbi Development of a score to predict the need for coronary artery bypass graft surgery in patients with non-ST segment elevation acute coronary syndromes
    Santiago Garcia
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Jackson Memorial Hospital, University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, Florida, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 78:2022-6; discussion 2026-7. 2004
    ..The objective of this study was to determine whether surgical candidates could be identified before coronary angiography using simple clinical variables...
  29. doi Transthoracic and transesophageal echocardiography for the indication of suspected infective endocarditis: vegetations, blood cultures and imaging
    Vinay Kini
    Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Department of Medicine, Cardiovascular Division, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 23:396-402. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the ability of transthoracic echocardiography (TTE) to detect vegetations and the relationship between blood cultures and transesophageal echocardiography (TEE)...
  30. ncbi The evolution of Lemierre syndrome: report of 2 cases and review of the literature
    Julio A Chirinos
    Department of Medicine, University of Miami School of Medicine, FL, USA
    Medicine (Baltimore) 81:458-65. 2002
    ..4%), but significant morbidity occurred, which was likely preventable by early diagnosis and treatment. The pathophysiology, natural history, diagnostic methods for internal jugular vein thrombosis, and management are discussed...
  31. doi Metabolic syndrome as an underlying disease entity and its relationship to subclinical atherosclerosis in Andean Hispanics
    Diana A Chirinos
    1 Behavioral Medicine Research Center, University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida
    Metab Syndr Relat Disord 12:49-55. 2014
    ..In this study, we assess whether metabolic syndrome represents an underlying disease construct in a large population-based sample of Andean Hispanic adults and examine its relationship to subclinical atherosclerosis...
  32. ncbi Supraventricular tachycardia in Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome: to and fro
    Julio A Chirinos
    Division of Cardiology, University of Miami School of Medicine, Florida, USA
    Clin Cardiol 29:324. 2006
  33. ncbi Expression of the chemokine receptor CCR7 in prostate cancer presenting with generalized lymphadenopathy: report of a case, review of the literature, and analysis of chemokine receptor expression
    Gustavo A Heresi
    Department of Medicine, University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, FL 33101, USA
    Urol Oncol 23:261-7. 2005
    ..Because of the association of chemokine receptor expression with specific metastatic patterns, we tested for expression of chemokine receptors known to mediate migration to lymph nodes...
  34. pmc Application of appropriateness criteria in outpatient transthoracic echocardiography
    James N Kirkpatrick
    Department of Medicine, Cardiovascular Division, Echocardiography Laboratory, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 22:53-9. 2009
    ..Appropriateness criteria were applied to outpatient transthoracic echocardiographic (TTE) studies...
  35. ncbi Effects of weight loss after gastric bypass on right and left ventricular function assessed by tissue Doppler imaging
    Howard J Willens
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, Florida 33021 8437, USA
    Am J Cardiol 95:1521-4. 2005
    ..6 +/- 2.5 to 10.3 +/- 2.7 cm/s, p = 0.037). In patients with severe obesity, significant weight loss results in an increase in tricuspid annular systolic and early diastolic velocities and mitral annular early diastolic velocities...
  36. doi Efficacy of cholesterol uptake inhibition added to statin therapy among subjects following a low-carbohydrate diet: a randomized controlled trial
    Julio A Chirinos
    Department of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania and Philadelphia Veterans Affairs Medical Center, USA
    Am Heart J 159:918.e1-6. 2010
    ..However, the efficacy of cholesterol absorption inhibition added to statin therapy has not been studied in this common clinical setting...
  37. ncbi Body mass index is not a risk factor for unstable angina and myocardial infarction in veteran patients with angiographically confirmed coronary artery disease
    Julio A Chirinos
    Circulation 109:e215-6; author reply e215-6. 2004
  38. ncbi Design of PREVENCION: a population-based study of cardiovascular disease in Peru
    Josefina Medina-Lezama
    Santa Maria Catholic University School of Medicine, Arequipa, Peru
    Int J Cardiol 105:198-202. 2005
    ..Our study will contribute to the enormous task of understanding and preventing CVD in Latin America...
  39. ncbi ANCA-associated large vessel compromise
    Julio A Chirinos
    Clin Rheumatol 25:111-2. 2006
  40. ncbi Large vessel compromise in antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibody-associated systemic vasculitis: comment on the article by Booth et al
    Julio A Chirinos
    Arthritis Rheum 50:3398-9; author reply 3399-400. 2004